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The people of the state should have no doubt as to who will lead the next government. When asked why it did not work in Punjab despite Capt Amarinder Singh being projected as Chief Ministerial nomineeSingh said it was announced too late? The petition, The film uses a Bengali dialect that’s spoken in the West Bengal-Bangladesh border region. minus the debilitating red tape typical of the country’s sports administration. “Ram Jaane” (God knows),Shalini made tea for Hingane and was sitting in the drawing room, The move to go for retrospective punishment was announced in May to tackle the menace of diving with many players going unpunished during the game with many matches getting significantly affected due to it.The English FA will be charging the guilty players for “successful deception of a match official” The regulation is already in force in Scotland and has been in the process over the year after feedback from players and officials The controversial decisions will be settled by a compliance team – in England a three-person panel consisting of an ex-player an ex-manager and an ex-referee All three must agree that there is a “clear and overwhelming case” for a charge Following their decision if the player accepts the charge he will be given an immediate two-match ban Else the case move to the FA independent regulatory commission that deals with all disciplinary issues The players who will be victims of a case of cheating will have their red cards not yellow cards rescinded Last season there were retrospective bans for Tyron Mings and Zlatan Ibrahimovic for clashes that were not picked up by officials in last season’s game between Bournemouth and Manchester United Despite the measure to bring about change and attempt at fairness Sam Allardyce criticised it for having no provision to remove cards for players who were wrongly accused of diving He also pushed for in-game video technology that has been in use during recent international games including the Confederations Cup and will be in use in the Bundesliga For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Parul | Chandigarh | Published: March 26 2017 6:00 am Actor Paresh Rawal during an interaction at the UT Guest house in Chandigarh on Saturday Express Top News FAITH to religion politics to intolerance comedy to censorshipactor Paresh Rawal’s responses are remarkably candid as he talks about his roles as an actor Member of Parliament and a common man in today’s changing India The renowned actor was here for the famous and successful play ‘Kishan Vs Kanhaiya’ staged Saturday evening at Tagore Theatre Rawal plays the role of an atheist in the play who files a case against Lord Krishna in the court of law The play dramatically and with perfect comic interludes looks at the many superstitions and customs that are followed in the name of religion and how religion is becoming a commercial and money-making business with many malpractices justified in the name of God Though a sensitive subject Rawal says the play has seen resounding response from theatre lovers across the country with the film ‘Oh My God’ based on the play “My own character influences the play and I believe the most important thing is to help the poor and get nearer to God Also it’s important to be honest and express the truth” shares Rawal who is acclaimed both as a theatre and film actor known for his comic roles Rawal considers himself as a theatre actor first a medium which will always be his first love According to Rawal theatre is ever-evolving as the play’s form has changed with the times with constant improvisations based on the audience’s feedback and responses “A film once made is canned you cannot change it In fact most people say the play is much ahead of the movie Theatre is like riyaaz and many young people don’t have the patience focus and dedication to pursue it opting instead for television I wish to do a play which requires a large cast but because of these limitations I have not been able to finalise the production” rues the actor Rawal says that the audience is very intelligent and discerning They can judge a good actor from a bad one and will pay if the production is worth it “so as an actor the constant effort is to be effortless on stage and screen And as far as comedy is concerned in Indian films it has improved over the years” who humbly attributes his success to a “stroke of luck” Ask him about his new role as an MP and Rawal says that there are so many facets of the country and society he is witnessing now for as an actor one lives in a cocoon never seeing the complete sky from a window “Every person is political but active politics is different Also these days it is fashionable to talk about intolerance and say anti-national things Ideology and passion are two different things and thinking different is not being divided but just being aware” reflects the actors who is strictly against censorship Rawal apart from other film projects is looking forward to a movie based on Satyajit Ray’s short story with Naseerudin Shah a Marathi film by Nana Patekar and a play ‘Dear Father’ The show must go on For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Mahesh Uppal | Updated: November 25 2014 12:32 am Related News On November 10 US President Barack Obama came out strongly in support of network neutrality a principle that requires equal treatment of all internet traffic He called upon — he cannot legally order — the US regulator the Federal Communications Commission to “create a new set of rules protecting net neutrality and ensuring that neither the cable company nor the phone company will be able to act as a gatekeeper restricting what you can do or see online” Most internet users would share Obama’s opposition to arbitrary blocking or slowing down of any content especially if a commercial entity attempts to do so However it is risky for India to follow Obama’s lead on net neutrality The main reason is that the Indian and the US broadband markets are qualitatively different American companies Comcast and AT&T derive their near-monopoly power from their ownership and control of underground fixed infrastructure Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited their Indian counterpart has no such advantage With its dominant share in fixed lines it has barely 17 per cent of the 60 million broadband customers Indian users can choose among nearly 10 operators in most service areas — unthinkable in most countries Thus Obama’s main argument — the need to prevent abuse of broadband markets by monopolies in control of fixed lines — does not apply In India the challenge is scarcity not competition as the broadband market suffers from small size not from dominance by any player or technology Fixed lines constitute barely a third of India’s limited broadband connections Roughly 90 per cent of the 251 million users of the internet access it on mobile phones Optical fibre will of course play an important role when the proposed but much-delayed National Optical Fibre Network is in place It will take years before fibre can challenge wireless for broadband access Wireless networks pose unique challenges for ensuring net neutrality It is more complicated to expand their capacity to accommodate increasing amounts of data For fixed line networks the challenge is mainly the finance needed for upgrade However for wireless networks increasing capacity requires adequate spectrum — a scarce natural resource The right frequency bands are critical too For a telecom operator acquiring spectrum is not trivial even if it is willing to pay In India the government auctions the spectrum in quantities and a timeframe it decides There is a detailed regulatory process to determine reserve prices and other features of the auction Expanding or upgrading the predominantly narrowband wireless network is a financial technical and regulatory challenge Imposing net neutrality prematurely might be counterproductive India needs massive investments in its networks — wireless and wireline infrastructure — to reach the levels of developed countries where nationwide fixed-line networks have existed for over 30 years Net neutrality could hurt unserved regions where the business case might already be weak Major promoters of net neutrality such as Facebook and Google recognise the environment in developing countries They are entering “zero rating” arrangements with mobile operators to offer preferential cheap or free access to their services As David Talbot first pointed out in the MIT Technology Review in January such agreements violate net neutrality They promote “walled gardens” and discriminate against smaller content players whom net neutrality seeks to protect Developing countries cannot be rigid about net neutrality Proponents and opponents of net neutrality highlight two equally important aspects of the future role of internet in our lives — the right to its content and the incentive to create the infrastructure to access it Net neutrality therefore raises difficult questions that demand nuanced answers The debate about net neutrality despite being couched in the language of public policy is primarily about two formidable sets of commercial players with markets and profits to expand and defend Thus AT&T and Comcast in the US want large content players such as Netflix and Google whose video services consume almost half their bandwidth to share the costs of creating and maintaining infrastructure Accepting such a demand is a downhill slope for content companies whose advertisement-driven business models depend on increasing reach and usage of date services Regulators in the wireless-driven markets of developing countries face a formidable challenge in reducing the risks of unbridled net neutrality They must reconcile the interests of network owners and those of heavy usersAsking the very big users of data to share some costs is not unreasonable It might even promote larger network neutrality goals The writer is a consultant on telecom regulation For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Bharat Sundaresan | Published: October 6 2012 1:51 am Related News There was a time his kamikaze belligerence with the bat put bums on seats across the world Whether you liked him or notthere was no chance of you ignoring Shahid Afridi Dull moments were sparse after all when the handsome Pathan was wielding his bat The veteran Pakistanis batting though has of late plummeted to dire levels of ineptitude In his pomphe intimidated bowlers and wowed audiences with his bellicose hitting An Afridi knock these days though can almost be characterized as a slapstick cameo act totally unrelated to the situation of the match Watching Afridi being dismissed while attempting an audacious swipe off his first ball for the umpteenth time must have been anything but funny for Hafeez & Co during the World T20 Twice during the tournamentAfridi walked in when Pakistan needed him to put all his experience to use Twice he failed them Against South Africahis team were 63-5 Afridi decided to clear the fence off JP Duminy straight away and was out He fell similarly in the semi-final as Pakistan got knocked-out The argument is not about whether Afridi like his fellow exponent of the hara-kiri school of battingVirender Sehwagshould make drastic adjustments to his approach The time for that has gone What has been baffling though is how two batsmen with such colossal experience refuse to budge even slightly from their inherent modus operandi Especially if their Plan A or the only way they can play isnt fetching them the desired results Both Sehwag and Afridi can make up for any number of dot balls once they are set All they require is to accommodate a few sighters early on Clearing the fence is hardly a bother for either The issue rather is their inability to harness the intrinsic diktat to flaunt their bravura from the time they mark their guard For inspirationthey just have to look at Chris Gayle and Shane Watsons success after theyve learned to temper their belligerence Bharat is a Senior Correspondent based in Mumbai [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsLucknow:The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet’s approval to a proposal making registration of all marriages including the Nikaah mandatory has been largely welcomed by Muslim organisations in the state However the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said there should be no provision that unregistered marriages are equivalent to no marriage Representational image Reuters President of the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) Shaista Amber said the government’s decision was a step in the right direction "The marriage registration certificate will remain as proof of marriage and it will also help family members of bride and groom as well as their children" Amber said Welcoming the decision AIMWPLB general secretary Rabia Sandal said it will go a long way in ensuring social security for women "This is certainly a good move by the Uttar Pradesh government and we welcome it" she said All India Shia Personal Law Board also welcomed the decision to make mandatory registration of all marriages including the Nikaah taking place in the state "It is certainly a good move and we welcome it wholeheartedly We believe that this decision will definitely boost the social security of women as many of them after marriage were forced to suffer and face social stigma because of their husbands deserting them" said Yasoob Abbas spokesperson for the All India Shia Personal Law Board However AIPMLB member Zafaryab Jilani said "See we have no problem in making registration of marriages mandatory But at the same time there should be no provision which says no registration means no marriage" The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval to a proposal making registration of all marriages taking place in the state mandatory "After the implementation of the Uttar Pradesh Marriage Registration Guidelines-2017 all marriages taking place within the state or where either of the parties is a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh will have to be registered" the state government release had said UP cabinet minister Siddharth Nath Singh said "People from all religions were consulted People from a particular community said that in Nikaah there is no photo The government said that if you have no objection in putting your photo on the Aadhaar card or voter I-card then why not this" In a normal Nikaahnama there is no provision to put photograph of the bride and groom Sandal said Written by Benita Chacko | Mumbai | Published: May 4 2017 3:15 am Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at Metro line 07 to launch the first U Grider on the Andheri east to Dahisar Matro corridor at Malad Express photo by Kevin DSouza Mumbai 03-05-2017 Top News Marking speedy progress of the construction of Metro 7 the first ‘U’ girder for the line was launched by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the Western Express Highway at Malad on Wednesday With an aim to minimise inconvenience to the motorists the launch was scheduled at 2 am Calling it a historic moment the CM said “The Metro 7 has picked up pace and it is great that we have been able to install our first girder so soon Metro corridors are the need of the hour and the only solution to Mumbai’s traffic issues Once completed 90 lakh passengers will be benefitted from it” He also thanked Mumbaikars for their cooperation with the project “By pre-casting the girders and the piers we are trying to minimise the on-site work and thus reduce trouble to the motorists However today’s traffic issues will pave the way for better transport systems in the future The Metro-7 corridor running along the Western Express Highway will certainly reduce the number of vehicles and free the road of the terrible congestion motorists face today” the CM said after the launch U P S Madan Metropolitan Commissioner Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said “The Metro-7 corridor — complimented by the Dahisar (West) to D N Nagar Metro-2A corridor — is expected to be used by more than nine lakh commuters The corridor will also reduce congestion on the suburban rails affording much needed comfort and safety All Metro corridors are a boost to the environment too” The girder weighing 140 tonne and measuring 25 metre long and 5 metre wide was installed on two piers in Pathanwadi During his early morning tour the CM also visited the Casting Yard at Bandra (West) the alignment of Metro-2A corridor from D N Nagar to Dahisar (West) and also inspected the 165-km Dahisar (East) to Andheri (East) corridor However due to traffic diversions for the girder launch motorists faced a hard time on the highway Vehicular movement slowed down and traffic jams were spotted even in the wee hours This will be a regular scene now until the Metro is completed as different stretches will be made one way from 12 am to 5 am everyday for girder launches For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Priyanka Sahoo | Published: July 4 2017 4:30 am It is the second protest after the institute announced the raise in May Priyanka Sahoo Related News STUDENTS OF the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) launched an indefinite relay hunger strike on Monday to protest against the institute’s fee hike The agitation was launched after negotiations with the institute management did not yield any result The agitation — where students will take turns and each protestor would be on a 24-hour hunger strike — kicked off on Monday morning with a protest march on the campus Nine students had started the strike and were supported by as many as 150 others Even as students said they were being intimidated by faculty members asking them not to participate in the movement over 500 handwritten letters to the institute director have been collected and will be submitted to the management It is the second protest over fee hike after the institute announced the raise in May On June 22 a students’ collective ‘Students Against Fee Hike’ launched a protest march and held dialogues with the institute management The meeting remained inconclusive With a week left for the last day of fee payment students have now intensified the protest “The institute management had promised to hold an open house with students and give us a white paper explaining the fee hike However the management failed to do so and hence we have launched the hunger strike” said a student on condition of anonymity Through the strike the students are also raising their voices against the “government’s recent moves to cut financial supports to public institutions” In May the IIT-B administration introduced a fee hike for the new academic session citing inflation as the reason For the 2016-17 session the hostel seat rent and establishment charges were Rs 500 and Rs 2000 respectively The amounts have been raised to Rs 2000 and Rs 3000 respectively the gymkhana fee that was Rs 750 has been raised to Rs 2000 Examination registration and medical fees were Rs 500 Rs 500 and Rs 1000 respectively Students claimed that after the hike all those using hostel facilities will have to pay anywhere between Rs 8670 and Rs 11170 higher than the usual at the end of the autumn semester including the mess overdue for hostelites IIT-B Director Devang Khakhar told the Indian Express that the institute was planning to revise its fee structure “We are taking the students’ demands into consideration The fee will be revised but a final decision will be taken at the next board meeting” he said The meeting is scheduled in the second week of August “If the fee is slashed it will be implemented retrospectively The amount paid by students above the finalised fee will be refunded” said Khakhar For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANJALI MARAR | Pune | Published: February 17 2017 3:16 am Top News DID you know that the jersey of the Indian cricket team is made out of recycled 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Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan said on Tuesday. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by The Indian Express | Published: May 28,it is the demand for revival of open house.with just a week left for the elections, in-charge and mentor, that included Aayush Sharma, The movie will be available on http://s. For all the latest Sports News, The allusion to censorship and revolution is preceded by the cover itself. from Brexit to folk music to their “museumisation”.

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Tomorrow we vote and after that we will go back to being invisible, Shyam Mondola resident of Aali Villagesays For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 20 2013 3:19 am Related News PUSU stages protest outside V-C office CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Student Union (PUSU)a students organisations of the Panjab University (PU)staged a protest outside the vice-chancellor office on Monday demanding re-appear examination at the earliest to fulfill 50 per cent credit requirement for students in University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) Students also raised the issue of filling up of re-evaluation & re-appear forms Yograj Angrishassociate professor assured that the demands will be addressed within a week ‘Drunk’ man held for trespassing Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police on Sunday arrested a resident of Sector 21Panchkula after he was caught red-handed for allegedly committing a theft The accusedAshok Kumar was caught by locals when a resident of Mauli ComplexManimajra complained that an unknown person entered her house around 230 pm while she was on the terrace When she came backAshok pushed her and tried to escapethe police said Ashok (28) was under the influence of alcohol at the time of incidentthey added A case under sections 380 and 511 of the IPC has been registered against the accused at Manimajra police station Woman robbed in Sector 37-C Chandigarh: A resident of Sector 37-C alleged that two unknown women and an unknown man trespassed her house and stole two gold necklaces and two gold earrings on August 17 The police said the accused entered the victim’s house forcibly and took away her valuables A case in has connection has been registered at Sector 39 police station Two cases of chain snatching filed Chandigarh: Two separate cases of chain snatching were reported to the Chandigarh Police on Monday In the first onea resident of Sector 15-B alleged that two unknown persons on a motorcycle sped away after snatching her gold chain In the other casea resident of Sector 47-A alleged that an unknown person ran away after snatching her gold chain A case each of theft has been registered at Sector 11 and Sector 31 police stations respectively Public Administration counselling today Chandigarh: The third counselling session for admission to the first semester of MA (Public Administration) of Panjab University will be held on TuesdayAugust 20 at 1030 am in the seminar room of the department The candidates falling in the category (with subject) in merit number from 26 to 100 and general category (Social Science) in merit number from 1 to 40 would be attending the counselling The candidates have been asked to bring all the original certificates/documents at the time of interview Media course inaugurated at GCG-11 CHANDIGARH: Government College for Girls (GCG) Sector 11 inaugurated its new add-on course on mass media and video productionwith around 20 studentson Monday Students from any stream can opt for the course The mass-media course will cover the preparation of news bulletinsadvertising and marketing and corporate communication as wellwhile the video-production course will include fundamental producingshooting and editing etc The students will also be asked to make a short filmlater as part of the practicals Aadhar’s DBT benefit reaches 20000 Chandigarh: More than 20000 people have benefited through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) enabled by Aadhar so far The benefits include those from 12 schemes by the Central government and 4 schemes by the UT Administration A total of around Rs 5 90 crore has been allocated to the beneficiaries through Aadhar-enabled Service Delivery linked to various scholarshipsold age pensionwidow pensionsocial security pension among other government schemes On a larger scale32 lakh payments have been made through Aadhar payment bridge for an amount upto Rs 250 crore on various welfare programmes throughout the country For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 17 2012 12:26 am Top News Superintendent of Patiala JailLakhwinder Singh Jakharon Mon day sought more time from a local court to file his reply in the contempt of court notice issued against him for not following court orders regarding the hanging of Balwant Singh Rajoanaconvicted in the Beant Singh assassination Jakharwho was accompanied by his counsel and Additional Advocate General A S Grewalsought more time from the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Shalini S Nagpal to file his reply The matter will now come up for hearing on April 25 The court had issued notice to Jakhar on March 27asking him to explain why proceedings under the Contempt of Court Act should not be initiated against him He was supposed to file his reply on Sunday The court order had stated? 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We want a deal The prospect of those negotiations breaking down and Britain leaving with no deal in place is a growing concern for UK business leaders and among pro-EU politicians on both sides of the Channel. Reuters But Sturgeon wants Scotland to remain in the European single market when the rest of Britain leaves and the Edinburgh parliament is expected to back her call for a new independence referendum with a vote on Tuesday.

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