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Katrina and Aditya were in Delhi to launch the song ‘Pashmina’ from their films. Up to this event, I want to do serious stuff and I want to do comedy as well," but immediately took his typical combative approach by saying: "Washington has been so liberal about criticising human rights,shared his own version of the placard wielding pictures post the Ramjas College violence.The placard read “I didn’t score two triple centuries my bat did” along with the message “Bat me hai Dum #BharatJaisiJagahNahi” This comes after violence on the Ramjas College campus whenstudents and teachers clashed with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members after the latter disrupted a session of the two-day seminar on Bastar over the participation ofJawaharlal NehruUniversity (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid Days after this incident Gurmehar Kaur – daughter of Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh – changed her Facebook profile picture to one with her holding a placard that says “I AM A STUDENT OF DELHI UNIVERSITY I AM NOT AFRAID OF ABVP I AM NOT ALONE EVERY STUDENT OF INDIA IS WITH ME #FIGHTBACKDU #STUDENTSAGAINSTABVP” A year back she had also participated in a video in which she held up yet another controversial card that said “Pakistan did not kill my dad war killed him” While Sehwag’s tweet did not refer to the Ramjas violence ABVP or Kaur directly it is believed that it was in response to her stance on the issue Bat me hai Dum #BharatJaisiJagahNahi pictwittercom/BNaO1LBHLH — Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 26 February 2017 The tweet was further shared by Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda and it brought this response from Kaur: @RandeepHooda @ShekharGupta @virendersehwag political pawn I can think I don’t support violence perpetuated on students Is that so wrong — Gurmehar Kaur (@mehartweets) 26 February 2017 Twitterati had a mixed response to Sehwag and Hooda being critical of Kaur and inciting further internet abuse her way For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Coomi Kapoor | New Delhi | Published: August 30 2009 9:41 pm Related News IT IS a sad reflection on the mentality of the Indian bureaucracy that it believes that paperwork and approvalswhich usually result in needless delaysare of a greater concern than a child’s life Earlier this yearthe Ministry of Women and Child Welfare pulled up Unicef for supplying Ready to Eat Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to severely malnourished children in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh without first obtaining the government’s permission Without the life-saving foodundoubtedlya large number of children would have succumbed to various infections The victimswho suffered from the medical condition known as Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)were from Bihar and Madhya Pradesh The Bihar children were uprooted from their homes because of the Kosi floodsthe emaciated Madhya Pradesh victims were tribals who had low weight and suffered from diarrhea The ministryfar from showing any appreciation for Unicef’s humanitarian acttook strong exception to the international body’s intervention and threw the rulebook at it It even demanded that Unicef restore to the country the $24 million spent on the supply of the RUTF although it is debatable whether the international body needs to obtain clearance from the government for each one of its programmes in India More than 50 years after Independenceour bureaucrats have a nitpicking mindsetwhich allows minor regulations to cloud the larger picture The attitude of the media and some NGOs towards Unicef’s initiativetoowas an eye opener A section of the media lapped up the leaks from the ministry to make out that a reputed international body was guilty of some sort of fraud They even produced quotes from certain NGOs with a vested interest expressing shock and indignation at Unicef’s actions The argument put forward to belittle Unicef’s efforts is curious Why was it necessary for Unicef to import the RUTF instead of going in for locally made food There is a school of thought which wanted to make a case that community based treatment rooted in locally available foods was a better option than imported nutrition supplements The oldcontrived and dishonest argument that it was a case of pushing packaged food was trotted out once again Once the only treatment prescribed for SAM was hospitalisation But a little over a decade agothere was a major breakthrough in treatmentthanks to an intervention known as Plumpy Nutwhich is a high energy paste Supplied in a toothpaste-like containerPlumpy Nut allows the child to suck constantly at a mixture made of milkpeanut butter without water The big advantage is that it has a long shelf lifeit can be stored without refrigeration and it has a very high fat content In factWHO has recommended it as a life saving protocol and product All over the worlda supply of Plumpy Nut along with regular visits to health centres is considered the best treatment for SAM So far no suitable alternative to Plumpy Nut has been foundeither in India or in the rest of the world No other product has been tested with so much rigour Truethere have been promising results in finding locally produced substitutes in Bangalore and Jaipurbut further tests have to be done if these products are to be put to use on a large scale Nearly eight million children in India suffer from SAMwhich will lead to an early death of around 15 million children Rather than wasting precious time in debating and quibbling over what is the best strategy availablesurely a proven remedy should be encouraged in the meantime At stake are the lives and well being of hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged children For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express AppBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 23 2016 1:12 am Top News The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to inform it about the status of the road repair work that is being carried out by the civic body presently and file a compliance report on effectiveness of the redressal mechanism provided to people to file complaints relating to bad roads and potholes by July 8 A division bench of Justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice M S Karnik were hearing a suo motu PIL regarding the conditions of roads in Mumbai in which several other petitions were combined related to the bad condition of eastern and western express highways The BMC had earlier informed the court that major and minor portholes work and construction of roads including cement-concrete roads have been done at city division of Bombay and on Eastern and Western-side divisions Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news Also more than 80 per cent work of pothole repairing and road constructions in all these areas have been completed till May 31 Then the repair work would be carried out on daily basis In accordance to earlier court orders the BMC was supposed to provide grievance redressal mechanism to enable Mumbaikars to file complaints about the poor condition of roads This includes toll-free numbers and helpline numbers websites and SMS facilities “Priority is being given to keep the road surface motorable and safe during monsoon so as to avoid discomfort to the people” the BMC informed the court It also said an action will be initiated against the concerned officers of the corporation who fail to maintain public roads footpaths and bridges “An action will be initiated against the concerned officers of the corporation for failure to maintain the public roads footpaths and bridges including the major punishment if severe lapses are found in this respect” said the BMC In terms of the mechanism the interveners informed the court that the toll-free numbers were not working properly and not user-friendly The BMC argued that they were working towards improving its services and instead of receiving complaints through Facebook which was not found to be feasible the corporation has commissioned a mobile app — MCGM 24×7 — to receive the complaints Amicus curiae Jamshed Mistry also filed a report after carrying out random visits to ascertain the conditions of roads One of the suggestions was that the court order should be given to all local committee and police stations in order to avoid interference in repair or construction work The court asked the corporation to consider his suggestions According to the BMC it was trying to do everything to ensure filling of potholes However as response for the above tenders was poor it has decided to get the work of potholes through the existing agencies that are available for the preventive pre-monsoon works “As and when the complaint regarding potholes and bad patches are received by the BMC staff during site inspections the same will be attended by road engineers at ward level” added the BMC For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: September 8 2015 7:54 pm Arjun Kapoor shared a photograph of himself on the photo-sharing website sporting a white t-shirt red and blue jacket and dark blue jeans Related News Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film “Ki and Ka” has amassed over one million fans on Instagram The 30-year-old actor who made his debut in tinsel town with the 2012 film “Ishaqzaade” shared a photograph of himself on Tuesday on the photo-sharing website He is seen sporting a white t-shirt red and blue jacket and dark blue jeans Share This Article Related Article Arjun captioned the image: “When u check ur phone n see u reached 14 million on insta…at the trippy #flyingmachine shoot” The “Gunday” actor is very active on social media platforms to stay connected with his fans and well wishers For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsOn many issues Indian opinion makers habitually imitate their American counterparts with a missionary zeal It’s obvious that the effect will be magnified in the case of Donald Trump As American media declared war against its 45th President the battle cry inevitably reverberated from the ramparts of New Delhi It isn’t clear what stakes they had in this clash but Indian liberals have greeted Trump with long LitFest sessions and defiant Facebook walls — both expressing apocalyptic fears Something tells me Trump won’t be losing his sleep over it Ever since the 70-year-old started converting his electoral promises into action through a spate of executive orders Indian media went into a tailspin Amid widespread cries of armageddon and daily dart-throwing on the Trump dartboard not a single attempt has been made to contextualise Trump’s ascension and evaluate whether he poses the same threat for Indo-US bilateral relations as he does seemingly for American domestic policies and politics File image of Donald Trump Reuters This isn’t to condone or criticise Trump’s actions since he stepped into the White House His executive orders on Obamacare refugee or immigration policies are part of a separate debate As Indians what should be of immediate concern to us is to what extent are we impacted by Trump’s policies and whether or not India will have leverage over him Strange as it may seem relationships between nations are not governed by liberal principles or social justice While to a certain extent solidarity with American brethren over Trump is understandable and even inevitable it makes little sense for Indians to roam about with a hurt look and ‘Not My President’ placard on shoulders Not only because our President is Pranab Mukherjee but also because bilateral relationship depends on shared interests and realpolitik On these counts India is actually better placed than most nations with Trump in the Oval Office If we follow the Trump trajectory closely — right from the extraordinarily long election campaign to early signs from his cabinet — the consistently positive rhetoric on India and areas of mutual concern become evident Trump had all along maintained that he will be India’s ‘big friend’ and on more than one occasion had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ‘decisive leadership’ and ability to do away with bureaucratic deadwood That set the tempo for good chemistry between the leaders During a charity event last October the then-Republican presidential nominee had called himself “a big fan of India” and promised to "stand shoulder to shoulder with India in sharing intelligence and keeping our people safe mutually" The significance of his visiting a non-battleground state during peak campaign season to attend a Republican Hindu Coalition wasn’t lost on anyone In his book The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Alliesthat hit the stands last August Lieutenant General (rtd) Michael T Flynn has written: “Countries like Pakistan need to be told that we will not tolerate the existence of training camps and safe havens for Taliban Haqqani and al-Qaeda forces on their territory nor will we permit their banks and other financial institutions to move illicit funds for the terror network” Trump has since appointed him as the National Security Adviser raising hopes that US will act on Flynn’s threat that Pakistan will be treated “harshly” and the aid will be “cut off” if Islamabad doesn’t mend ways Another key Trump aide US Defence Secretary James Mattis made no bones about the need for a closer strategic partnership with India During his confirmation procedure at the US Senate the retired Marine Corps General had called Indo-US relationship one of "utmost importance" and advocated much closer long-term ties based on security and defence in Asia Pacific region Modi had called Trump just hours after his victory and the POTUS returned the favour on 24 January Albeit a courtesy call the implication of it being placed ahead of Trump’s phone calls to European heads of states Beijing or even Moscow was hard to miss A White House release stated that "United States considers India a true friend and partner in addressing challenges around the world" and that the duo "discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership in broad areas such as the economy and defense" The statement also made it clear that "United States and India stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism President Trump looked forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in the United States later this year" Reading between the lines it is quite clear that Trump administration considers India a natural counterbalance to China whose rise as a mercantile power bent on throwing around its economic and diplomatic heft carries disconcerting side-effects for both India and the US It is entirely possible that having withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Washington now may rely on India greater than ever to restore some sort of a balance in Asia Already Chinese president Xi Jinping has indicated at Davos that Beijing isn’t avert to taking up global economic leadership if America cedes that spot Speaking to CNBC Manpreet Anand former US deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs said that Trump may accelerate the dovetailing of US-India security interests in Asia "Through successive administrations and strong congressional support the US has made tremendous investments to expand its relationship with India over the past several years… The Trump administration has an opportunity to double down on those efforts as the strategic interests of our two countries continue to align" Anand said With Trump at the White House India’s biggest geopolitical gain could be the expected improvement of US-Russia ties that hit the nadir under Barack Obama During this time Russia had gravitated towards the China-Pakistan axis putting at direct risk the long-standing relationship with India It is unlikely that Moscow and Washington would be exchanging love letters soon but a transactional relationship between two deal-makers in Vladimir Putin and Trump may stop a total breakdown of ties and prevent a bankrupt Moscow from seeking Chinese aid Beijing has shown it would only be too happy to bankroll Russia and increase its influence in Eurasia The tetchy questions over US immigration program — H1B visa — remain According to Ananth Kumar Union minister for chemicals and fertilizers there is no reason to think that Indian IT and pharma industry will be hit severely by Trump’s policies "Prime Minister has already had a telephonic conversation with the US President (Trump) I don’t think there will be any change in the attitude of the US in terms of commerce-related issues" he said on Saturday There could be initial pressure on IT firms to hire locally but consequently opportunities for Indian tech industry will increase manifold The overall net result should be positive Also as an Indian-American Republican leader pointed out on Monday Trump’s "Buy American" and Modi’s "Make In India" need not be mutually exclusive policies and indeed could be even complementary given the fact that Trump is worried about an yawning trade deficit with China and may impose some tariffs that could pave the way for better bilateral trade between the two nations Shalabh Kumar a big donor to Trump fund expects trade to rise from over $100 billion now to rise to at least $300 billion by the end of Trump’s current term Of course leadership can’t be put into grand theories and rarely do relationships follow the rules of logic There could be many variables But if mutual interest is the basis of stable Indo-US relation we Indians need not be despondent about Trump He is America’s problem but our opportunity By: Reuters | Published: November 25 2016 5:58 pm Chelsea are at the top of the Premier league table with 28 points from 12 matches (Source: Reuters) Top News The absence of European football for Chelsea will give them a slight advantage when they host London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday manager Mauricio Pochettino has said Despite being the only unbeaten team in the league Tottenham have won only once in their last nine games in all competition which has led to an early exit from the Champions League and seen them drop to fifth in the table In contrast Chelsea who finished 10th last campaign are in fine form having scored 17 goals and conceding none during their six-game winning streak in the league which has seen them climb to the top of the table with 28 points after 12 matches “I think it is obvious and nobody can be disappointed or upset with my idea” Pochettino told British media when asked about any potential benefit Chelsea could have gained “If you are a big team like Chelsea and you are not involved in European competition or cups you have one week to prepare for a league game We were playing on Tuesday and arrived late back in London “We cannot have one week to prepare so it is normal that the opponent has an advantage But that is not an excuse for who wins or loses We need to be ready because this is the nature of the competition” Tottenham will hope to change their fortunes at Stamford Bridge having not won at the ground since 1990 when they face Chelsea on Saturday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Bhagana | Published: January 1 2017 4:54 am Top News The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum directed an insurance firm to pay a compensation of Rs 25000 for causing mental agony to a resident of Indira Colony Manimajra Pronouncing the orders on December 29 the forum also asked United India Insurance Co Limited to pay Rs 344668 (as assessed by the Surveyor as per survey report) along with Rs 15000 as cost of litigation to Tek Chand Garg and Nidhi Garg Watch What Else Is Making News: Garg stated in the complaint that they had purchased an Audi car for personal use The said car was comprehensively insured with the insurance firm from April 11 2015 to April 10 2016 The vehicle met with an accident and was taken to the authorized service station where the necessary repairs were made Garg stated that the insurance firm asked them to make the payment towards the repair and assured to pay the amount by sending the repair cost through a draft at his address Garg made a payment of Rs 369750 towards the repair of the vehicle However the money was not refunded though the complainant approached the insurance firm several times The firm then repudiated the claim Garg then filed a case in the consumer courts on September 18 2015 In its reply the insurance firm said that the complainants concealed a material fact regarding an earlier insurance claim from Videocon Liberty where the said vehicle was earlier insured Hence the firm had repudiated the claim For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top News Shubhasis Roy, “I was playing some of my best tennis at 35." he continued.and shown as arrested at 11 am on Friday.boys gatecrashed the auditions.

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