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more importantly, For all the latest Sports News, But the question now must be: Does that call for disarming Kashmir?” he says. which has been in development for years, All eyes will now be on Yasir Shah when he takes the field for Pakistan against West Indies in the first of a three-match Test series to be played in the UAE. France have also reached the quarter-finals twice in 2007 and 2011. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Updated: April 26.

Every time I go to an Indian college or a university, In India, not men hate",By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 18 2016 The photo features the superstar wearing red kurta and holding a tiny tot in his arms with children dressed in school uniform posing excitedly with the him. They are the latest couple on television to be on the verge of falling in love.Kareena as she is the new Gurumaa of the society. The feeling that old pains were finally being dealt with was nowhere more visible than in the media and at social gatherings. There are reasons to believe that his age — he was 92 when he died — was a factor in the 90-year sentence pronounced on him Within days of Azam’s death came the ICT’s verdict on another senior Jamaat leader Motiur Rahman Nizami A leading organiser of al-Badr the squad responsible for the abduction and murder of Bengalis in 1971 at the behest of the Pakistan army and ironically a minister in the last government led by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia Nizami was sentenced to death for his criminal acts in 1971 The verdict predictably caused a reaction in the Jamaat It called a hartal for three days But public disillusionment with hartals now being what it is the call did not have much of an impact Life was pretty normal with only educational institutions remaining closed as a matter of precaution On Sunday the Jamaat received a fresh new blow when another leading figure in the party Mir Quasem Ali was awarded the death sentence for commission of crimes similar to those for which Ghulam Azam and Nizami were convicted Mir Quasem Ali has like his party colleagues stealthily but surely rehabilitated himself since 1971 to a point where in the period of the BNP-Jamaat coalition government of 2001-06 he was able to establish an Islamic television channel that was looked upon as a mouthpiece of the Jamaat How do the death of Ghulam Azam and the death penalties for Nizami and Quasem Ali affect the Jamaat A simple answer is — hugely The Jamaat like so many other Islamist organisations in Bangladesh has been under a great deal of pressure from the Awami League (AL)-led government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to a point where it is unable today to emerge in the open The Jamaat is unable to organise public rallies or marches for two fundamental reasons First its reputation — for all the disciplined nature of its organisation — has since 1971 been under a cloud because of its unabashed backing of the Pakistani military action in Bangladesh Second the mayhem that the Jamaat resorted to last year in tandem with the obscurantist Hefazat-e-Islam and with the BNP’s support dragged its already bad reputation further down The judgments delivered on the war criminals especially since the AL entered upon a fresh term in office in January this year have received wide public support and have reinforced the conviction that Hasina is determined to take the trials of all war criminals now in prison to a definitive conclusion She patently has public support on the issue a factor that has kept the Jamaat’s old ally the BNP from voicing a public declaration of support or sympathy for the party over its recent misfortunes Indeed the BNP stayed away from expressing condolences on the death of Ghulam Azam and has kept its silence on the verdicts in relation to Nizami and Quasem Ali The strategy has not been lost on political quarters across the country It is a stance that led a son of Ghulam Azam into venting his anger at the BNP which he accused of letting down the Jamaat While the pace of the war crimes trials has certainly picked up and drawn public support there are obvious signs of the government becoming self-confident about its actions It remains dismissive of the BNP’s repeated calls for a dialogue on what Zia sees as a new election under a caretaker administration The government remains unmoved and insists that it will go the full five years of its current term in office Under the provisions of the constitution the next election will be held in 2019 The BNP has in these past few months been threatening a mass movement to force the government to concede new elections But with almost all its senior leaders including Zia being enmeshed in legal problems and the party itself in disarray its immediate future does not look good The war crimes trials and the predicament of the political opposition apart there is genuine concern in Bangladesh today about reports of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) fugitives finding shelter in the Indian state of West Bengal and allegedly planning terror operations including assassinations of Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia in Dhaka These reports have rattled Dhaka to the extent that Bangladesh’s prime minister has made it clear that while her government has put an end to activities on Bangladesh soil by Indian separatists it is now for the Indian authorities to take action against Bangladeshi criminals holed up in India A particular point is not missed in Dhaka — that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by ignoring these fugitive Islamists in her narrow electoral interest of reaching out to the Muslim community has helped create a new crisis in the region The Trinamool Congress government goes on losing friends in Bangladesh The process began when Banerjee put up roadblocks to a deal former Indian PM Manmohan Singh was expected to reach with Hasina a few years ago The writer is associate editor ‘The Daily Observer’ Dhaka For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday questioned the economic viability of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project for which the foundation stone was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe File image of Congress member Mallikarjun Kharge PTI Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said his party was not against any development project but added that the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project was not economically viable "We are not against any project but what is the aim This project is not economically viable" Kharge said "The air fare between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is Rs 2000 and the bullet train fare would be between Rs 2800 to Rs 5000. Only if one lakh passengers travel in the train the project will be economically viable" said Kharge He added that Rs 60000 crore was being spent on land acquisition and the cost of the project which has been pitched at Rs 110000 crore may further escalate during implementation Modi and Abe on Thursday launched the ambitious Rs 108 lakh crore ($17 billion) project for the 508-kilometre Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail Click here to follow LIVE updates Srinagar: Clashes rocked Srinagar on Wednesday during the funeral procession of the militants killed in an overnight encounter in Budgam district this morning official said Several persons including a photo-journalist were injured in the clashes between protesters and law enforcing agencies in the Nowhatta area in downtown Srinagar Representational image PTI When the body of Sajid Ahmad Gilkar was handed over to his family for last rites at Malaratta hundreds of people defied restrictions and took part in his funeral procession officials said They said the mourners attempted to offer ‘Namaz-e-Janazah’ (prayer before burial) at the Jamia Masjid but were prevented by police which lead to clashes The photo-journalist with a local daily was on duty when he received pellet injuries in head and arms Later the prayer for the slain militant was offered at a nearby stadium Gilkar was buried at his ancestral graveyard in the locality the officials said The clashes continued quite long even as police used pellet guns and fired dozens of teargas shells to restore order the officials said Earlier in the day clashes also took place between protesters and security forces during the funeral of another militant Aaqib Gul at Hyderpora chowk on the Srinagar-Airport road Authorities imposed strict restrictions in five police station areas of the old city as a precautionary measure in an attempt to prevent violence "Restrictions have been imposed in police station areas of Maharajgunj Safakadal Rainawari Nowhatta and Khanyar as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order" a police official said Gilkar and Gul along with another associate Javaid Ahmad Shiekh of Beerwah were killed in an overnight gunbattle with security forces in Redbugh area of Budgam district this morning By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: May 29 2017 8:45 pm Panasonic also showcased their ‘future of display screens’ – Invisible TV at the launch event (Source: Press photo) Related News Aiming to capture 10 per cent market share in the 4K TV segment Panasonic India on Monday launched a new line-up of 2017 4K Ultra HD TVs along with the UA7 sound system The 4K television series — EX750 and EX600 — is designed to deliver better picture quality and sound “2018 marks Panasonic’s 100th year and you will see a powerful mix of hardware and software innovations that’s born from decades of experience and 20-year collaboration with Hollywood from Panasonic” Manish Sharma President and CEO Panasonic India and South Asia told reporters here The spectrum of screen sizes ranges from 43-inch to 65-inch across the 4K models Panasonic also showcased their ‘future of display screens’ – Invisible TV at the launch event here EX750 flagship model will be available in 65-inch at Rs 310000 The TV features a new “Cinema Display” 550nits super-bright panel HDR1000 and is powered by the “Studio Colour HCX2” processor which has been tuned by experts at the Panasonic Hollywood Lab The range will be available in 55-inch 49-inch and 43-inch screen sizes at Rs 178900 Rs 141000 and Rs 78900 respectively With 1300Hz processing the EX600 series is adept at handling fast-moving action scenes Featuring a hexagonal box design UA7 sound system has 10 speakers delivering 1700W of sound “With ‘Hexa Chroma Drive Pro’ high-brightness panels and sophisticated smart features the new range ensures that our customers will get the maximum impact from the 4K resolution” added Neeraj Bahl Associate Director Business Group Head Consumer Electronic Panasonic India For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related News| Mumbai | Published: February 17 2017 2:39 am Top News The Bombay High Court Thursday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to remove all illegal hoardings banners and advertisements installed by political parties without permission before the upcoming civic elections The court has also directed political parties and its members to print on the hoarding/poster/banner the permission number and the duration for which the permission has been obtained from the civic body Watch What Else Is Making News The court further stated that apart from the permission license number and duration the hoardings shall include the name of the person who has put it up and the name of the printer as well “All hoardings posters banners and skysigns and advertisements put up without the permission license number and the duration period on them shall be removed by the civic body before the elections on February 21” a division bench headed by Justice AS Oka said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Hina Rohtaki | Chandigarh | Published: September 21 2017 9:13 am Related News Calling it a security exercise some city schools have passed a new order asking parents to accompany their wards in the school bus on a rotational basis Recently the Chandigarh administration has tightened its noose around the school management over the security of students and also impounded many school buses for not having proper documents or not installing CCTV cameras and speed governors in the vehicles Vivek High School in Sector 38 has issued a circular according to which the new orders would be implemented from October 3 According to the directives one of the two parents will have to accompany their children in the school buses both during the morning and return trip “ We are evolving a system of ‘parents on bus duty’ during transit to and from in all school buses Either of the parent of the child using the particular bus will ride in the school bus for morning trip and for return Keeping current strength of students using buses in view each parent will get turn 5/6 times a year” stated the directions Roster regarding the duties of the parents will be released soon It was further specified that if a parent is not able to do his or her bus duty on a particular day he will have to exchange it with the other parent and inform the school two days in advance Only the father or the mother of the child would be permitted to do the bus duty and no guardian or household help would be allowed to fill in H S Mamik chairman Vivek High School said parents on bus duty was a routine practice in schools in Delhi “The basic concern is security of children We just want partnership of parents in the security of the children So they have been asked to chip in Moreover it is on a rotational basis and a parent will get just four to five duties in a year” For St John’s High School parents on bus duty is voluntary However a father or mother doing the school bus duty will have to get police verification done The orders mention “As a parent will be stranger to rest of the children in the bus and in the interests of security you will appreciate that parents selected to accompany the buses will require police verification” A consent form has also been sent out to the parents In a separate order the parents have been asked to get identity cards issued by the school authorities after submitting a valid ID proof Kavita Das principal St John’s High School said everybody including her and the teachers is getting a police verification done in the interest of students’ security UT Education Secretary B L Sharma said the idea of parents getting police verification done is the “height of absurdity” Calling the idea of parents doing bus duty weird Sharma said: “In the first place most of the parents of the children are working Why would the parents send their wards in a school bus if they had time to accompany their children This is a strange idea and I will see after it comes to me officially” Sharma said He added: “We had asked that the drivers conductors and attendants should have police verification and not the parents I have not come across such directions ever” The orders have not gone down well with some parents too A parent on the condition of anonymity said: “ I am working how can I do the bus duty Moreover no parent would like a policeman coming at his residence and verifying the antecedents Later the school authorities will say that the father and mother need to submit a valid proof that the child is theirs” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News conclave) for micro, Kadam?

Qualcomm was one of the companies that provided chips in the effort that petered out in 2013 amid disappointing sales. The Asus machine will go on sale for $599 and be capable of going 30 days on standby between charges, part of Delhi and the roads are broad and crowd-free. With inputs from IANS Written by ANI | Washington | Published: November 26, I made paper bags to earn money so I could feed as many as possible. Gajendra Chauhan Top News On Wednesday afternoon, Modric assured fans that he “would be ready to play the derby”, Pawar said the severe water crisis was a result of continuous failure of monsoon for the last two-three years. Just being ordinary in an extraordinary attempt by this team leaves me a bit hollow. `I’m on.

" Yadav said. it has been around since 2014.logo and colour scheme suggested by it rather than giving the scheme its own name.s proposal for procurement of another 150 MMUs for the year 2013-14, No one should tell anyone else (on when to retire) and as long as he is fit enough to play, It is by this means that the army presence,producer,has been able to put a strong foot forward with every move she has made Her Marathi venture Ventilator added another feather to her cap by winning big at the National Awards this year Now with the announcement of this project she for sure has brought herself under limelight yet again For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: August 27 2017 4:20 am Four coaches of a local harbour train derailed at Mahim Junction Mumbai (Source: Express Photo/Amit Chakravarty) Related News THE COMMISSIONER of Railway Safety (CRS) Western Circle has called for an inquiry into the derailment of four coaches of a suburban local between Andheri and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) near Mahim railway station on the Western Harbour line Friday Six people were injured in the incident According to senior railway officials from the Western Railway (WR) the inquiry will be held on coming Monday (August 28) in the conference hall in presence of Divisional Railway Manager WR “Members of the public and railway staff having information or knowledge or details about the accident and matters connected are required to volunteer to depose before the CRS or send the details to the office of CRS Western Circle District civil and police administration are advised to get themselves represented in the inquiry” a senior railway official said Officials said a total amount of Rs 50000 as ex-gratia has been disbursed to the injured While Rs 25000 has been given to one of the victims who is grievously injured Rs 5000 each has been disbursed to five female passengers who suffered minor injuries “I tried jumping out of the coach when it was getting derailed My left leg received serious injuries I was heading for my work when this happened and now I fear whether I will be able to recuperate soon to able to report to work this month” Bankelal Kanojiya (38) a victim said The victims said they were satisfied with the remuneration given but it was a near death experience “My grandmother sustained injuries on her hand She is fine now She recalls it was almost like a stampede after commuters started rushing to save their lives” said Rakesh Magare grandson of the woman Tanabai The derailed coaches were re-railed at 4 pm Friday “The injuries took place because of their jumping from the train” an official statement from the WR read For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Published: August 11 2017 7:08 pm Akshay Kumar starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha may have received mixed reviews but audience have given it a thumbs up Related News Ever since the name of the movie Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was announced everybody has been waiting for its release The film starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar released today and audience gave it a thumbs up despite critics writing mixed reviews “Who cares about film reviews when it is an Akshay Kumar film it was made to be a hit In Akshay we trust I loved how such an important message is given with a background of such a scintillating love story Full five stars to this one” said one of the viewers who watched the film today “Akshay Kumar takes the film to another level I thoroughly enjoyed the film” said a college student who is also a fan of Akshay Kumar “People told me that I would get bored watching the film but contrary to that I enjoyed the film Akshay is no doubt looking great in his character I found Bhumi great too” said a female viewer “I think the film is crafted very well it has all the elements of romance comic and a social message Akshay Kumar does it once again No wonder the country loves him” said an elderly gentleman who watched the afternoon show today “Finally a good film in 2017… I think people now know that only films with good content will work so yes this formula works for today’s youth” said a student who watched the film after his class “I think the second half of the film was a tad too preachy I thoroughly enjoyed the first half of the film I would give this one two stars” said another female viewer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is receiving mixed reviews on day one but is expected to do much better over the weekend And as the case goes for any Akshay Kumar film a positive word of mouth will bring in more movie goers to the cinema halls For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: AFP | Published: October 20 2017 11:58 pm Hasan took 3-37 against Sri lanka (Source: AP) Related News Medium pacer Hasan Ali grabbed three wickets to celebrate his rise to the top of the one-day rankings as Pakistan downed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday Hasan took 3-37 while spinners Shadab Khan (2-29) and Imad Wasim (2-13) also chipped in with useful wickets as Sri Lanka were skittled out for 173 in 434 overs Only Lahiru Thirimanne resisted with a 94-ball 62 on a flat pitch at Sharjah stadium on which Babar Azam scored a stroke filled 69 not out and Shoaib Malik matched him also with an unbeaten 69 to help Pakistan overhaul the low target in 39 overs Despite Pakistan losing three early wickets the target was never out of reach as Azam and Malik shared an unbroken 119 runs fourth-wicket stand Malik smashed Milinda Siriwardana for a boundary and a six to seal the victory He hit three sixes in all and two boundaries in his 81- ball knock while Azam who had scored successive hundreds in the first two matches had five boundaries off 101 balls Pakistan lost Imam-ul-Haq for two after his debut hundred in the last match while Fakhar Zaman fell for 17 and Mohammad Hafeez made nine This was Pakistan’s eighth consecutive win which also included their Champions Trophy triumph in England in June while Sri Lanka succumbed to their 11th consecutive ODI defeat The fifth and final match is also in Sharjah on Monday Earlier Sri Lanka got off to a disastrous start when their in-form skipper Upul Tharanga was bowled by debutant left-arm pacer Usman Shinwari for nought off his second delivery Shinwari was one of two changes Pakistan made from the third one-dayer which they won by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi Also brought back was Wasim They replaced Fahim Ashraf and Rumman Raees Sri Lanka had made three changes with Sadeera Samarawickrama making his debut Another left-armer Junaid Khan ended Niroshan Dickwella’s enterprising 16-ball 22 studded with three boundaries and a six while Dinesh Chandimal was run out for 16 Samarawickrama lasted just two balls without scoring before Thirimanne and Siriwardana (13) added 32 for the sixth wicket Shadab then removed Seekuge Prasanna (five) and Thisara Perera off successive deliveries before Hasan came into his wicket-taking acts Hasan broke a resolute eighth-wicket stand of 43 between Thirimanne and Akila Dananjaya (18) before Wasim ended Thirmianne’s resistance in the 41st over For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: March 30 2012 1:10 am Related News The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea by one of the co-accused in an alleged case of rape on minors by a photographer in Mulund Narashi Katiraa 74-year-oldwho is alleged to have raped several minors and filmed the act NowHeena Sharmaone of the co-accused in the casehad moved the High Court on Thursday seeking the courts intervention to drop charges against her In her petitionshe claimed she wasin facta whistleblower in the case and was being wrongly targeted The policehoweverclaimed they have evidence against her and raised the questions as to why she did not inform the police immediately They contended that Sharmaalong with Ramakant Tiwari tried to blackmail Katira and filed an FIR after he did not give in to their demands Responding to the pleaa bench headed by Justice VM Kanade held the court could not interfere at this stage and asked Sharma to file an application and approach a lower court For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: October 17 2012 2:09 am Related News Hearing the bail petition of Nasir Khanone of the accused in the Park Street rape casethe Division Bench of Justice Kanwaljit Singh Ahluwallia and Justice Toufique Uddin on Tuesday referred the case to Acting Chief Justice K J Sengupta after differences of opinion cropped up For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: February 11 2014 12:44 am The waste management plant is an attempt to gradually move dumping grounds away from human habitat Related News The ambitious plan of building and operating a regional landfill for all metropolitan regions around Mumbai city is now back on track after being stalled for nearly a year due to the lack of a written consent from various urban local bodies about their willingness to use such a facility The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has recently received this written consent from the urban local bodies of Bhiwandi-Nizampur Thane Kalyan-Dombivali Ulhasnagar Ambernath and Badlapur Besides the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) the development authority for Navi Mumbai has also expressed its willingness to utilise such a landfill for treating its solid waste The solid waste management plant which is proposed to be built at a cost of around Rs 500 crore will process 2500 tonnes of garbage from the Mumbai metropolitan region daily Ashwini Bhide additional metropolitan commissioner at the MMRDA said “Now all the urban local bodies that we had planned the project for are on board Even Thane Municipal Corporation which had earlier decided to back out from the project has now given a written undertaking about being a part of the project” “The only issue that these local bodies have is that they want the charges for the transportation of waste to the landfill reduced which seems fair We will put it up before our authority for approval and soon sign the concession agreement for the project” she said Bhide who was relieved from her post as Additional Metropolitan Commissioner on Monday will take over the post of secretary of the state education department on Tuesday The MMRDA had in May 2013 picked a consortium of Ramky Enviro Engineers and China’s Chongqing Sanfeng Environmental Industry Group to construct and operate the solid waste processing plant at Taloja for 25 years However it could not immediately sign a concession agreement with the consortium as the development authority was awaiting written confirmations from the urban local bodies The local bodies will first bring municipal waste to a transfer station in their locality Here waste will be compacted by removing moisture and taken to the plant A material recovery facility will separate bio-degradable and combustible material Bio-degradable material will be composted while the rest will be incinerated to produce 24 megawatt electricity per day The regional solid waste management plant touted to be stench-free is an attempt to gradually move dumping grounds away from human habitat which all local bodies can use The Project cost at Taloja will cost Rs 500 crore How it will work For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: June 11 2013 4:23 am Related News Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) general secretary Gordhan Zadaphia and over 200 party workers were detained after they blocked traffic on National Highway 27 to protest against the alleged delay by the state government in disbursing crop insurance claims to farmers GPP workers raised slogans against the chief minister at Gondal Chowkdi around 9 am They blocked traffic for almost half-an-hour despite police presence The protesters were taken to the city police headquarters and released after an hour Zadaphiawho lost Assembly polls from Gondal seat last yearsaid insurance claims worth Rs 3000 crore had to be paidbut insurance companies were unable to do so due to the disparities in details The state government gave the insurance firms details of crop sowing in September Then they did a re-survey and gave them another set of detailswhich was not congruous with the previous set The insurance firms are befuddled as to which data they should rely on? 2017 12:15 pm Priyanka Chopra’s mother Madhu Chopra confirmed film on Rabindranath Tagore love life. Sunil Parekh, in association with its own venture-funding arm — GVFL Limited (formerly Gujarat Venture Finance Limited) — is also looking to launch a new Rs 250 crore fund that will specially address the equity requirements of start-ups in the state.

follows the tragic story a family pulled apart by corruption and circumstances out of their control. 2015 3:09 pm Actress Richa Chadha,matters would probably have not come to this, the letter said The list of signatories include economists C P ChandrasekharJayati Ghoshsocial scientists Nivedita Menon and G Arunimahistorians Kumkum Roy and Neeladri Bhattacharyaamong others The letter was meant to support GSCASH The point is that there is a procedureimplicit in which is the need for confidentiality Since there is a well-laid processthere is a need to support this? Voicing their concerns over ? 2016 For all the latest Entertainment News, Not many are recent cases, the prime minister said.on Monday. Allegations against each other are a must do, official sources said.

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