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The wicketkeeper-batsman is two short of surpassing Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara (99) in most number of stumpings.He leads Sri Lanka’s Romesh Kaluwitharana (75) Pakistan’s Moin Khan (73) and Australia’s Adam Gilchrist (55) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsMathura: Slamming the Centre over demonetisation and GST Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not prepared to accept the reality of their impact The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also accused the BJP of misleading the people on issues such as the loan waiver for farmers and corruption Yadav while addressing the people at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Yadav Dharmshala in Vrindaban said there was no other party that "lies as much as the BJP does" Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav PTI From luring farmers with the loan waiver scheme to corruption and increasing the income of the common man the BJP has "deliberately mislead the people to the extent that my party could not come to power" Yadav said He alleged that during the elections in Uttar Pradesh the BJP did not give the specifics of the loan waiver scheme for farmers and later riders after riders were introduced which resulted in the majority being deprived of the benefits Yadav claimed that demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) had forced the people to come out on the road While small traders have been badly hit due to demonetisation and the GST the youth have been rendered unemployed he alleged "It is sad that the prime minister is not prepared to accept the true picture of the impact of demonetisation and GST" Yadav said He also dismissed the prime minister’s assertion that corruption has been eradicated after demonetisation BJP claims that by 2022 it would ensure that the income of farmers would double but so far the reverse has happened he alleged In spite of the claim of Yogi Adityanath’s government in Uttar Pradesh that it has allotted Rs 400 crores for potato growers Yadav claimed the potato growers of Kannauj Farrukhabad Agra and Mathura were not even getting the cost price for their produce "The farmers are not even getting advantage of Kisan Durghatna Yojna" he claimed He held the Uttar Pradesh government responsible for the death of children at a Gorakhpur hospital "The government data shows the death toll of the children in Gorakhpur as 60 but the fact is that it is in hundreds" Yadav claimed "Families which had been waiting for an issue for the last eight years also lost their babies" he said "The worst part of incident was that those affected were not provided any relief while the Samajvadi Party has given relief of Rs two lakh to the victim’s families" Yadav said In his address he also backed the demand of reservation for the Yadavs "We don’t want to deprive the claim of anyone however Yadavs may be given reservation on the basis of their population" the former chief minister said By: Express Web Desk | Published: July 14 2017 10:37 pm Subrata Paul had his dope sample come out positive on March 18 in out of competition testing Top News Sreejith Kamal has been sacked as team doctor of the Indian football team The decision is in line with the directives of the National Anti-Doping Agency after their scathing observations of Kamal’s actions in the Subrata Paul doping episode According to PTI Punith Kenchappa Giriyappa has been announced as team doctor for the Indian U-23 side that plays AFC U-23 Championships 2018 qualifiers Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul had tested positive for Terbutaline (Beta-2-Agonist) which is has been classified by the World Anti-Doping Authority as a banned substance NADA said that Paul has been able to prove that the dope violation was not intentional during his hearings with the Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) NADA later said that Kamal had failed to take due care while prescribing the medicine to the veteran goalkeeper “In view of the decision by the Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel of NADA All India Football Federation has appointed Dr Punith Kenchappa Giriyappa as the team doctor for the India U-23 National Team for the forthcoming AFC U-23 Championship 2018 qualifiers to be held in Qatar from July 19 2017” the AIFF said in a statement “”As the governing body of Indian Football AIFF is committed to strictly adhering to all the relevant anti doping guidelines and has a zero-tolerance policy towards any violation in this regard” it said Punith Kenchappa Giriyappa was part of the medical team for the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League in Bengaluru He has also been a part of the medical team for the Pro Kabbadi League in Bengaluru last year For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Published: September 17 2017 7:34 pm India had two half-centurions in Hardik Pandya (L) and MS Dhoni (Source: PTI) Related News Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni launched two counter-attacks at two different moments in the first ODI against Australia to help India recover from 11 for 3 and later 87 for 5 and take their team to 281 for 7 at the end of the 50 overs in Chennai Pandya’s ability to hit sixes at will was on display once again as he ended with 83 runs from 66 balls India won the toss and Virat Kohli had no doubt in his mind in deciding to bat on a flat yet slow Chennai wicket The total of 281 for 7 will become a challenging one for Australia as the pitch will only get slower and hopefully there will be no dew India’s innings was a mix of domination of fast bowlers and batsmen alike Pat Cummins and Nathan Coulter-Nile rocked India with three wickets inside first six overs Ajinkya Rahane who was promoted as opener in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan was caught behind off Cummins before Coulter-Nile picked two wickets in one over Kohli chased a wide ball which was moving away from him outside off-stump and smashed at it It was flying but Glenn Maxwell at backward point jumped to perfection to pull-off a stunning one-handed catch Kohli was out for duck and Manish Pandey followed two balls later as he edged one behind to Matthew Wade In a near perfect first hour for Australia Steve Smith could have made it better had he held on to a catch second slip Rohit Sharma’s drop cost Australia a few runs but he was eventually dismissed by Marcus Stoinis for 28 when he pulled a short ball to deep square leg But what hurt Australia more was Smith’s second drop Pandya was on 13 when Smith misjudged a catch He added 70 more runs which allowed India to comeback Kedar Jadhav made a 40 to stop the fall of wickets but he was dismissed caught at mid-wicket trying to drag a short-ball While Rohit and Jadhav failed to adjust to the timing of their assault Pandya managed it perfectly He went after Adam Zampa and took him for three consecutive sixes — fourth such bowler to receive such treatment But Zampa had the last laugh as he had him caught at short third-man Pandya tried to play against he spin trying to slog him but managed only a top edge Dhoni was left to bat with the tail and his strike-rate was in the mid 60s But Bhuvneshwar Kumar showed the maturity expected from him He attacked and rotated the strike in equal measure But the crowed was mesmerised when Dhoni got going He completed his 100th international half-century with only one boundary that came off his 66th delivery But he then charged against James Faulker and took the team total past 250 Bhuneshwar also supported him with an unbeaten 32 off 30 with five boundaries in it For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsThe winds of change are beginning to blow in Tamil Nadu And one thing is clear it is a very good sign The writing on the wall was clear after the income tax raids on chief secretary Ramamohana Rao’s residence and 12 other locations in Chennai Bengaluru and Andhra Pradesh That it was time for Tamil Nadu to clean up its act Within 24 hours Girija Vaidyanathan an officer with a no-nonsense work ethic was appointed as his successor The political class reportedly wanted to wait till an FIR was filed but was advised that the raid had already dented the image of the government and any delay would only reflect poorly on the AIADMK In appointing Vaidyanathan the Tamil Nadu government has corrected the wrong that was committed in June when Rao a 1985 batch IAS officer was appointed superseding 17 officers In fact Vaidyanathan who belongs to the 1981 batch was superseded even when K Gnanidesikan of the 1982 batch was appointed as chief secretary before Ramamohana Rao Gnanidesikan had superseded 12 officers when he was appointed in December 2014 Vaidyanathan now is the senior-most IAS officer working in Tamil Nadu at the moment Only Economic Affairs Secretary in the Government of India Shaktikanta Das of the 1980 batch who is looking after the entire demonetisation exercise is senior to her In going by the rule book and avoiding whimsical arbitrariness Tamil Nadu has done the right thing What’s more Vaidyanathan at 57 has another two and a half years of service left Girja Vaidyanathan Picture courtesy: Facebook/Girja Vaidyanathan The new chief secretary hails from an illustrious family from Nagercoil in south Tamil Nadu She is the daughter of S Venkitaramanan who was Reserve Bank of India governor from 1990 to 1992 in charge of India’s central bank when liberalisation began A PhD in health economics from IIT Madras Vaidyanathan’s forte has been the health and environment fields Her colleagues in the bureaucracy give her credit for the fact that Tamil Nadu does very well on indices of fertility rate infant and maternal mortality rate With Vaidyanathan’s posting the first step towards flushing out the muck has been taken Things had gotten so rotten in Tamil Nadu’s political and bureaucratic ecosystem that corruption had become a joint venture Vaidyanathan’s tenure is significant because this is an officer with honest reputation and she now has the responsibility to win back the Tamil Nadu bureaucracy its badge of honour A look at the track record of Vaidyanathan’s two predecessors would give you a sense of the rot in the system It is not just Rao who is seen as having sullied the reputation of babu-dom in the state Gnanidesikan was suspended after being removed as chief secretary on charges linked to beach sand mining in southern Tamil Nadu The fact that Jayalalithaa chose two allegedly tainted officers for the top job reflects poorly on her judgement and the kind of government she ran Because Vaidyanathan’s brother-in-law is BJP leader and popular actor SVeShekher it is being speculated that the NDA government at the Centre may have had a hand in her appointment Votaries of this theory say this is because Vaidyanathan never got plum postings during AIADMK regimes But that would be belittling Vaidyanathan’s abilities "Girija Vaidyanathan’s appointment is a balm for the wounds of honest bureaucrats in Tamil Nadu We have had too many of the pliable and wheeler-dealer appointments that operated like a mafia” says M G Devasahayam former IAS officer Senior bureaucrats point out that many of Tamil Nadu’s problems arise because the chief secretary also holds the position of the Vigilance commissioner This means a corrupt chief secretary and officers who obey his diktat can get away with murder because there is no one to challenge them within the Tamil Nadu administrative system The state in the interest of transparency and to clean up the dirt would do well to appoint another senior officer to the vigilance post to facilitate independent probes Over the years in Tamil Nadu especially under Jayalalithaa the post of the chief secretary was sought to be devalued with the Advisor to the government having a decisive say in matters of governance Vaidyanathan has her task cut out to restore to the chief secretary’s office its rightful place in the administration instead of being reduced to a mere post office between the chief minister’s office and other departments Admittedly Vaidyanathan takes charge at a difficult time The state is in a state of political flux after Jayalalithaa’s demise and the AIADMK’s attempt to prop up VK Sasikala not just as party chief but even as chief minister O Panneerselvam is not seen as an assertive CM even though he is seen to have New Delhi’s backing Vaidyanathan will have to hit the ground running Chandigarh: Sponsored advertisements on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter would be included in the total election expenditure of a candidate an Election Commission spokesman said on Thursday He said voice messages of candidates even if they were received from other states would be added to the expenditure of the candidate Representational image Reuters He said the total amount of expenditure of which account is to be kept under section 77 of Representation of People’s Act 1951 and which is incurred or authorised in any assembly constituency in connection with general elections to the Legislative Assembly by any candidate of Punjab is Rs 28 lakh He asked printing press owners to print the names and addresses of printer and publisher of any election pamphlets posters and such other material printed by them Any violation would invite action including revocation of license of the printing press he said He said the ECI has launched three IT applications being used in Punjab Vidhan Sabha election 2017 which are Samadhan Suvidha and Sugam for uploading complaints by public political parties and candidates He said as per section 171 B of IPC any person giving or accepting any gratification in cash or kind during election process with a view to inducing a person to exercise his electoral rights is punishable with imprisonment up to one year or with fine or both and as per section 171 C of IPC any person who threatens any candidate or elector or any other person with injury of any kind is punishable with imprisonment up to one year or with fine or both He said flying squads have been formed to register cases against both the giver and the taker of bribe and for taking action against those who are engaged in threat and intimidation of electors By: IANS | New York | Published: August 7 2016 3:13 pm The bulk of Mercury’s crust-forming volcanism ended almost 35 billion years ago (Source: NASA) Top News Shedding new insight into the geological evolution of Mercury researchers have found that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 35 billion years ago “These new results validate 40-year-old predictions about global cooling and contraction shutting off volcanism” Paul Byrne Assistant Professor at the North Carolina State University “Now that we can account for observations of the volcanic and tectonic properties of Mercury we have a consistent story for its geological formation and evolution as well as new insight into what happens when planetary bodies cool and contract” Byrne noted There are two types of volcanic activity: effusive and explosive Explosive volcanism is often a violent event that results in large ash and debris eruptions such as the Mount Saint Helens eruption in 1980 Effusive volcanism refers to widespread lava flows that slowly pour out over the landscape — believed to be a key process by which planets form their crusts Determining the ages of effusive volcanic deposits can give researchers a handle on a planet’s geological history For example effusive volcanism was active a few hundred million years ago on Venus a few million years ago on Mars and it still takes place on Earth today Until now the duration of effusive volcanic activity on Mercury made of the same materials as these other planets had not been known In this study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters the researchers determined when the bulk of Mercury’s crust-forming volcanism ended by using photographs of the surface imaged by NASA’s MESSENGER mission Because there are no physical samples from the planet that could be used for radiometric dating the researchers used crater size-frequency analysis in which the number and size of craters on the planet’s surface are placed into established mathematical models to calculate absolute ages for effusive volcanic deposits on Mercury According to their results major volcanism on Mercury stopped at around 35 billion years ago in stark contrast to the volcanic ages found for Venus Mars and Earth “There is a huge geological difference between Mercury and Earth Mars or Venus” Byrne said For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New York | Published: February 8 2017 6:20 pm Mast cells are an important category of immune cells because they play a key role in stress-related health issues that are typically more common in women such as allergic disorders (Source: File Photo) Top News Females are more vulnerable to certain stress-related and allergic diseases such as migraines because of distinct differences found in mast cells a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system says a study Mast cells are an important category of immune cells because they play a key role in stress-related health issues that are typically more common in women such as allergic disorders auto-immune diseases migraines and irritable bowel syndrome or IBS “Over 8000 differentially expressed genes were found in female mast cells compared to male mast cells” said lead researcher Adam Moeser Associate Professor at Michigan State University in the US “While male and female mast cells have the same sets of genes on their chromosomes with the exception of the XY sex chromosomes the way the genes act vary immensely between the sexes” Moeser noted A further in-depth analysis of the genes within the RNA genome — a primary building block in all forms of life — revealed an increase in activity that is linked to the production and storage of inflammatory substances according to the study published in the journal Biology of Sex Differences These substances can create a more aggressive response in the body and result in disease “This could explain why women or men are more or less vulnerable to certain types of diseases” Moeser said With this new understanding of how different genes act scientists could eventually start developing new sex-specific treatments that target these immune cells and stop the onset of disease Moeser said For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Varun Sharma | Updated: August 14 2016 12:39 pm Zebronics UFO apart from Bluetooth can be connected to via a USB port an AUX port or a TF card slot Top News I really underestimated the Zebronics UFO Bluetooth speaker But boy was I surprised As the name suggests the Zebronics UFO does look like a quintessential flying saucer our friendly Martian would come to Earth on The 605 gms unit is beautiful to look at and has a fair build quality The speaker comes with an audio cable and charging cable Apart from Bluetooth you can connect to the speakers using a USB port an AUX port or a TF card slot – all of which worked perfectly for me The speakers were easy enough to pair to my phone the first time What’s good After I had played the first song I realised there was more to the Zebronics UFO than I initially gave it credit The music was loud crisp and detailed Since the UFO is not a front facing speaker and instead a sit-flat speaker you can place them anywhere in a room in whatever position you prefer And did I mention they are loud I feel uncomfortable sitting close to the speakers when they are at full volume Being a Rock music guy through-and-through I found that the speakers were more than well equipped to play songs from Rock greats like Metallica AC/DC and others Lyrics on the speakers are on point with no distortion or lack of depth The speaker manages to balance the treble and bass together quite well Another song I really love is an instrumental track that I have which I often use to check out bass quality of headphones speakers – the works and to my surprise the UFO passed the test and then some This was the same song that left me disappointed with Bose’s Soundlink Mini II recently Zebronics wireless handset will let you make or receive a call when connected to a mobile device The distance to which the speaker stays connected to a Bluetooth device is pretty decent I had no problem playing music on the device for four hours straight and really enjoyed my time with it In fact I made a full evening out of listening to the entire playlist of Coke Studio on Youtube with my family – with a lot of appreciation given to the speakers Let’s talk about the cordless handset for a second It looks like a standard handset that you get with a cordless phone with a small screen inside showing you the battery Bluetooth connection and a message reading ‘Ready’ (When connected) If you have connected your phone to the speaker and get a call you can simply pick up the handset to attend the call (leaving your phone be) I do not understand why you wouldn’t just pick up your mobile but hey I am not judging What’s not so good Saying all this there are still a few shortcomings with the Zebronics UFO You cannot play the speakers on the absolutely maximum volume as there is a certain level of distortion But that doesn’t mean that it is not super loud on 95 per cent volume The other thing that annoyed me with the UFO was the reconnection to the device when it disconnected on Bluetooth There is a power button slider that needs to be turned on along with the centre button on the handset top It is a little confusing to reconnect to the device sometimes but I simply refuse to read the manual to understand what I did wrong – I mean who does I can’t even find where I threw it along with the box Zebronics UFO comes with a 1400 mAh battery – 1200 mAh for the speakers and 200 mAh for the handset The cordless handset useful or not has one serious issue The volume of the headset is barely audible and my experience using it wasn’t out of this world in anyway get it – UFO (out of this world) Well in any case you can pick up the handset and dial a number to make a call as well It’s a neat thing to have but as far as I am concerned – unnecessary The UFO comes with a 1400 mAh battery – 1200 mAh for the speakers and 200 mAh for the handset Considering that it doesn’t show me when the speaker is fully charged it ran for me untethered for somewhere close to four hours while connected to Bluetooth Verdict For someone who himself is in the market for a Bluetooth speaker I would recommend the speakers Maybe I’ll buy one for myself soon enough The speaker is priced at Rs 2999 and I think it is a fair price for the good experience I had with them For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News PTI Fadnavis, 2016 With inputs from PTI Mumbai: After the recent virulent poster war between BJP and Shiv Sena,Asking taxpayers to pay for an unrealistic border wall is not?

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For all the latest Delhi News, A new floor has been made, ? In fact,what is required is creating awareness about the concept of brain death among the public and placing trained counsellors in intensive care units to support the deceased organ donation programme. he said,“We won’t be working much today We have a small feast slated for the day” The AAP’s campaign was started by party supremo Arvind Kejriwal in May last year Since then AAP candidates and volunteers have been relentlessly campaigning across the coastal state The nine-month-long campaign came to an end after Gomes addressed a press meet on Thursday in Panaji Elvis Gomes accepting the ‘Citizens’ Manifesto’ in Panaji Firstpost/Mihir Ved The former bureaucrat walked into the conference room without the usual entourage that surrounds politicians After greeting everyone in the room he waited for his party members to join him While accepting the ‘Citizens’ Manifesto’ of Goenchi Mati Movement before the conference he clarified “This is not a part of the press conference Our media friends who are yet to arrive should not feel left out” When asked about the threemajor seats in Goa on which he can bank on he confidently replied “Why just three We’re winning all the seats” In his unassuming manner Gomes met everyone in the office building He says since it is the last day of the campaign he is taking it easy “We decided not to carry out any major activity” he said while walking towards the car Gomes is contesting from his home constituency Cuncolim in South Goa From shopkeepers to children most people in Cuncolim say he is an accessible man —a trait that has made him popular “It’s important to be accessible to the common man AAP has been doing this for a long time now showing people that we’re a people’s party” he said as he strolled outside his Cuncolim office As Gomes arrived at the party office he instructed the volunteers to remove the banners and loudspeakers from the vehicles used during the rallies “We have to remove these before 5 pm We don’t want to give anyone a chance to show us that we did something wrong" said a volunteer As an afterthought he added "There are people who will go to any length to malign our party’s image" Though Gomes said that the party will be taking it easy he was constantly on the phone talking to volunteers and monitoring the operations Elvis Gomes’ office in Cuncolim Firstpost/Mihir Ved After sharing a good laugh with the kids who were outside his building Gomes went for a closed-door meeting with his trusted party members Meanwhile a few vehicles probably belonging other parties with loudspeakers mounted on them navigated through the lanes of Cuncolim Gomes however chose to ignore them On the corruption allegations against Gomes he said "It doesn’t surprise me anymore A lot has been done to bring AAP down but it is for the judiciary and silent voters of Goa to decide and I have faith in them” Gomes advocated people’s voice through his 350+ ‘Goa Dialogues’ which helped him prepare the manifesto Gomes says that Kejriwal has been the guiding force whether it is policy formulation orimplementation “Our door-to-door campaign has helped AAP a lot We paid heed to the people’s voices and it finds representation in our manifesto” he said While Goa prepares to choose the ideal 40 candidates for state Assembly Gomes believes that people of Goa are ready for a change Moscow: Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal were worthy winners after scoring his first goal of the Confederations Cup to steer his country to a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia on Wednesday The Real Madrid star brushed off the tax storm clouding his club future by heading in the only goal in Moscow after just eight minutes to send the Euro 2016 champions above Russia at the top of Group A "We’re very happy it’s the first time Portugal have won in Russia The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans But we were better we had more chances" said Ronaldo Portugals Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS "We won we have four points and you have to congratulate our team" added the 32-year-old named man of the match for the second time in the tournament Group rivals Mexico and New Zealand meet later in Sochi The Portuguese camp had insisted ahead of this game that their skipper was focused solely on matters on the field in Russia despite the speculation surrounding his future at Real He has been accused by Spanish authorities of evading 147 million euros ($165 million) in tax and has been summoned to appear in court in Madrid in July The four-time Ballon d’Or winner the world’s highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine has said his "conscience is clear" in the matter but has reportedly threatened to leave Real Despite the off-field disruption Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal’s opening 2-2 draw with Mexico on Sunday And he was all smiles escorting a young mascot in a wheelchair out onto the pitch before he netted his first goal of the tournament inside eight minutes at the home of Spartak Moscow Raphael Guerreiro’s towering cross from the left flank hung in the air and found Ronaldo who rose at the far post to head back across Igor Akinfeev It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper who was making his 100th international appearance Ronaldo’s goal was the highlight of the first period although he forced Akinfeev into a save from point-blank range with a shot midway through the half Soon after the break Akinfeev kept Russia in the game with a one-handed reflex save from four metres out to deny Andre Silva’s bullet header But Portugal then lost Guerreiro to injury with coach Fernando Santos conceding the Borussia Dortmund player had been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg The hosts were unlucky not to force an equaliser after a string of chances in a strong second-half display They started to shade the midfield battle after the break as Alexander Yerokhin was introduced in place of defender Roman Shishkin Russia upped the pace and Fedor Smolov just failed to connect with an Alexander Samedov cross as the hosts attacked in waves with the home crowd urging them on Defender Georgy Dzhikia headed over the bar from the game’s final corner in added time with Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov agonising on the sidelines Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said people had "suffered a lot" in the previous DMK government and urged voters to give her party a successive term in the 16 May polls as the party led government had ensured them "spring" in the last five years In a whirlwind election campaign Jayalalithaa visited all the 16 Assembly constituencies in Chennai and mounted an offensive against her party’s arch rival at Kolathur from where DMK Treasurer MK Stalin is seeking another term Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa "In the previous DMK government you had suffered a lot Nobody can forget the power cut situation prevailing then nor the sufferings of the people There was 10-15 hours of power cut due to which students could not study and entire Tamil Nadu was in darkness" she said While law and order had "collapsed" property like land was grabbed or encroached upon during the DMK government of 2006-11 Jayalalithaa said "But the AIADMK government has given you spring Tamil Nadu is no more facing power cut Law and order is best maintained while police is promptly acting on land grab charges" she said Such usurped property had been retrieved and handed over to rightful owners and for such a "spring to continue" people have to vote for AIADMK Jayalalithaa said and assured for the uplift of the poor and overall peace and welfare if her party was voted to power again The AIADMK general secretary had made power cuts and land encroachment allegations against DMK leaders including former ministers a key poll issue in 2011 where she led her party to a massive win UN says it believes Afghanistan air strike killed civilians | Reuters Fwire Reuters Nov 09 2017 23:22:17 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Nov 09 2017 23:22 PM | Updated Date: Nov 09 2017 23:22 PM Tags : By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: April 16 2017 4:35 am The Congress rally in Ahmedabad on Saturday (Express Photo) Top News Congress on Saturday took out scooter and motorcycle rallies in Ahmedabad Rajkot Vadodara and Surat in commemoration of the 100 years of Kheda and Champaran satyagrahas and also as part of the late prime minister Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary celebrations While the rally in Rajkot was led by former state party president Arjun Modhwadia it was led by senior party leader Siddharth Patel in Vadodara former Union minister Tushar Chaudhary in Surat and CLP leader Shankersinh Vaghela in Ahmedabad Addressing participants of the rally in Ahmedabad Vaghela asked the youth to take inspriation from Kheda and Champararan sayagrahas that was launched by Mahatma Gandhi against anti-farmer policies of the then British government Stating that a lot of changes had taken place since then Vaghela noted the lesson from the satyagrahas to protest the “anti-people’’ policies of the government was still relevant Vaghela said while farmers in Champaran were forced by the British to grow indigo on a portion of their land as a condition for land lease the farmers in Kheda had pay the land tax despite famine The rallies in the four cities started from the respective Congress offices For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Published: September 17 2017 1:07 am Bayern Munich comfortably beat Mainz 4-0 in the Bundesliga match on Saturday (Source: AP) Top News Bayern Munich shrugged off a couple of lackluster performances by routing Mainz 4-0 in the Bundesliga to start its traditional Oktoberfest celebrations on Saturday Robert Lewandowski marked his 100th league appearance for Bayern with his 81st and 82nd goals which came on the first day of the 184th beer festival Bayern players traditionally go on an annual team visit to Oktoberfest which ends on Oct 3 On the field Bayern needed to show a reaction _ after last week’s loss at Hoffenheim and an uninspired Champions League opener against 10-man Anderlecht on Tuesday _ and the home side wasted little time in breaking the visitors’ resistance Mainz the last side to beat Bayern at home in March 2016 at no stage looked like doing it again “We were never 100 percent satisfied the last few weeks It was obvious there was room for improvement and today we had a game where we performed better perhaps a bit more like a team” Thomas Mueller said Mueller claimed his first goal of the season after 10 minutes though Arjen Robben provided a decisive deflection Robben scored minutes later a rare goal with his right foot after Joshua Kimmich sent him through The Dutch winger ran to the sideline to celebrate with substitute Franck Ribery suggesting Tuesday’s frustration was over Ribery threw his jersey at the dugout after he was taken off against Anderlecht and Robben sharply criticized the team’s performance Five minutes into the second half Lewandowski slid in to meet Mueller’s cross The Polish striker wasn’t satisfied with that claiming his second of the day with a brilliant header inside the far post with just over 10 minutes remaining BIZARRE OWN-GOAL Leon Goretzka scored late to give Schalke a 2-1 win at Werder Bremen Lamine Sane rewarded Bremen’s early endeavor with the opening goal in the 20th minute only for the good work to be undone almost immediately when Milos Veljkovic scored a bizarre own-goal Both Veljkovic and Sane wanted to clear the ball _ Sane with a bicycle kick and Veljkovic with his head Instead Sane kicked his teammate in the head and the ball ended in their own net Goretzka got the winner from a corner with seven minutes remaining for Schalke to claim its third win from four games SUPER SUB STRIKES Substitute Caiuby’s stunning strike gave Augsburg a 2-1 win at Eintracht Frankfurt The Brazilian midfielder was on the pitch for only eight minutes when he looked up and let fly from almost 30 meters to crash the ball in off the underside of the crossbar Promoted Stuttgart defeated Wolfsburg 1-0 in a game overshadowed by Christian Gentner’s injury The Stuttgart captain was struck in the head by Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels’ knee when he emerged to claim the ball Gentner was taken off on a stretcher Lars Stindl earned a 2-2 draw for Borussia Moenchengladbach at Leipzig in the late game with a late goal Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita was sent off late for catching Christoph Kramer in the face with his high studs Kramer known for playing with concussion in the 2014 World Cup final was bleeding profusely but came back to finish the game “It looked worse than it was” Kramer said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 23 2017 12:40 pm Rishabh Pant is the third wicketkeeper in India’s 15-member squad for West Indies series (Source: BCCI) Related News After suffering a 180-run defeat to Pakistan in the final of Champions Trophy and the recent Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble controversy team India will try to move on as they play a five-match ODI series against West Indies With in-form Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah rested for the West Indies tour youngster Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav have been included in the 15-man squad Pant who is yet to make his ODI debut was seen taking some advice from the senior wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni The 19-year old Pant known for his hard-hitting batting had a brilliant run in the domestic circuit with Delhi and followed it up with an impressive IPL #TeamIndia‘s @msdhoni giving a pep talk to @RishabPant777 ahead of the first ODI #WIvIND pictwittercom/73qvDpMyRG — BCCI (@BCCI) 23 June 2017 The left-handed batsman who represents Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League took the cricket world by storm during the tenth edition of the tournament where he scored366 runs in 14 innings After India’s failure in the chase in the final at The Oval Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni’s performance with the bat has come under scrutiny With the 2019 World Cupjust two years away former skipper Rahul Dravid has also suggested the selection panel to start thinking of teams future beyond the two senior players For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: August 24 2017 10:15 am Sanjivani Jadhav won a silver in the women’s 10000 metres at the World University Games in Taipei Top News Sanjivani Jadhav won a silver in the women’s 10000 metres at the World University Games in Taipei The 20-year-old is one of the rising stars of Indian athletics and she gave an indication of her talent when she won a bronze in the 5000 metres at the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar in July This is the second major medal for the youngster from Nashik who was also a medalist at the World School Olympiad Daria Maslova of Kyrgyztan won the gold with a timing of 33:1927 and Jadhav came second at 33:2200 The strides Sanjivani has made in just over a month can be gauged from the fact that she had clocked 332835 to finish fifth in Bhubaneswar but shaved off over five seconds at the 29th Summer Universiade What made her second place impressive was that Maslova had the experience of competing at the World Athletics Championships earlier this month Sanjivani also had to stave off the threat from the Japanese duo of Hosoda and Yuki Munehisa The latter had the fastest personal best in the field (31:5846) but finished fourth in 33:4045 When it mattered Sanjivani didn’t fade away as she was able to maintain her momentum when she and Maslova broke away from the field with 600 metres left The bronze medal at the Asian meet was her first at a senior international meet Shortly after winning the 5000 metres bronze at the Asian Championships Sanjivani who hadn’t qualified for the World Championships had said that her target was to finish on the podium at the Summer Universiade However for all her promise on the athletics track she began as a wrestler It was coach Vijender Singh who spotted her during a local meet and convinced her that her future was in middle and long-distance running A young Sanjivani was coaxed by her grandfather who was a wrestler to grapple But guided by Vijender Sanjivani was soon winning medals at the district level and never looked back The coach says he went by a hunch because Sanjivani hailed from a belt which also produced middle and long distance runners like Kavita Raut an Asian Games and Commonwealth Games medalist “She is still just 20 and has already proved that she has the ability to win medals at international events She has been consistently improving and is one for the future” Vijender said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsOur roving reporter trailed AAP’s chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes from Panaji to Cuncolim on the last day of the poll campaign to get a sense of the prevailing mood in the state download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Published: December 31, but Poland managed to win a 5-4 in a penalty shootout and advance to the European Championship quarterfinals.

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