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Asif’s career hit rock bottom in 2010 when he was banned for five years from the sport, So, Since there was no emergency,the camera person who was allegedly assaulted was conducted. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Partha Mukhopadhyay | Published: March 28, The retired champion, In no time,introspect? I’m skipping China and Hong Kong. For all the latest Pune News.

Our people are no different from the Americans or Europeans of today; it is all a matter of education or lack of education. Through investments in education and health careJapan simultaneously enhanced living standards and labour productivity the government collaborating with the market Despite the catastrophe of Japans war yearsthe lessons of its development experience remained and were followedin the post-war periodby South KoreaTaiwanSingapore and other economies in East Asia Chinawhich during the Mao era made advances in land reform and basic education and healthcareembarked on market reforms in the early 1980s; its huge success changed the shape of the world economy India has paid inadequate attention to these lessons Is there a conundrum here that democratic India has done worse than China in educating its citizens and improving their health Perhapsbut the puzzle need not be a brainteaser Democratic participationfree expression and rule of law are largely realities in Indiaand still largely aspirations in China India has not had a famine since Independencewhile China had the largest famine in recorded historyfrom 1958 to 1961when Maos disastrous Great Leap Forward killed some 30 million people Neverthelessusing democratic means to remedy endemic problems chronic undernourishmenta disorganised medical system or dysfunctional school systems demands sustained deliberationpolitical engagementmedia coveragepopular pressure In shortmore democratic processnot less In Chinadecision-making takes place at the top The countrys leaders are scepticalif not hostilewith regard to the value of multi-party democracybut they have been strongly committed to eliminating hungerilliteracy and medical neglectand that is enormously to their credit There are inevitable fragilities in a non-democratic system because mistakes are hard to correct Dissent is dangerous There is little recourse for victims of injustice Edicts like the one-child policy can be very harsh StillChinas present leaders have used the basic approach of accelerating development by expanding human capability with great decisiveness and skill The case for combating debilitating inequality in India is not only a matter of social justice Unlike IndiaChina did not miss the huge lesson of Asian economic developmentabout the economic returns that come from bettering human livesespecially at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid Indias growth and its earnings from exports have tended to depend narrowly on a few sectorslike information technologypharmaceuticals and specialised auto partsmany of which rely on the role of highly trained personnel from the well educated classes For India to match China in its range of manufacturing capacity its ability to produce gadgets of almost every kindwith increasing use of technology and better quality control it needs a better-educated and healthier labour force at all levels of society What it needs most is more knowledge and public discussion about the nature and the huge extent of inequality and its damaging consequencesincluding for economic growth The writera Nobel laureateis a professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard UniversityUS The New York Times For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Mumbai | Published: May 25 2012 5:14 pm Related News Bollywood actress Sridevi’s comeback film ‘English Vinglish’ is a fun-filled slice-of-life movie exploring the impact of not knowing the language in everyday life In the trilingual moviewhich has been shot in HindiTamil and TeluguSridevi plays the role of a housewifewho enrols for an English speaking course in order to please her husband and family Producer R Balkiwhile praising the leading lady of the filmsaid”Sridevi is natural and was the perfect choice for this role Not knowing English in our country is a big deal “Three things differentiate people here – famemoney and the knowledge of English The film deals with her insecurities and how she shows the world that speaking the language is not a big deal” Balki said ‘English Vinglish’set to be released on September 21marks the comeback of Sridevi after a 14-year sabbatical The film features French actor Mehdi NebbouAdil Hussain and Priya Anand Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be making a guest appearance in the film Sridevi was last seen in a full-fledged role in 1997 film ‘Judaai’ with Anil Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar ‘English Vinglish’ is director Balki’s wife Gauri Shinde’s directorial debut and produced by Balki and Eros International Media Ltd (EIML) “With ‘English Vinglish’we are excited for Sridevi’s return to acting and with Balki and Gauri at the helm we believe there is a lot of anticipation around the film” Sunil LullaManaging DirectorEIML said in a release issued here For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: June 4 2017 9:00 am Several reports suggest that vehicular pollution is one of the major contributors in polluting the air in the national capital (Representational) Top News The number of registered vehicles in the national capital has crossed the one crore mark amid growing concerns over rising pollution levels and poor traffic conditions in the city Data accessed from the transport department of Delhi government puts the total number of registered vehicles at 10567712 till May 25 There are 3172842 registered cars in the city The biggest chunk of the registered vehicles – 6648730 – in the city is however motor cycles and scooters that are known as major air polluters due to poor emission standards Other major categories of registered vehicles in the national capital include goods carriers (225438) motor cab (118424) moped (116092) passenger three wheelers (106082) goods three wheelers (68692) buses (35332) e-rickshaws (31555) and maxi cabs (30207) the data said Several reports suggest that vehicular pollution is one of the major contributors in polluting the air in the national capital Concerned over the increasing level of air pollution in Delhi the National Green Tribunal had on November 26 2014 barred all vehicles – private cars bikes commercial vehicles buses and trucks – over 15 years old from plying in the capital In its recent audit study EPCA (Environmental Pollution – Prevention and Control) had also found that Delhi has lakhs of vehicles plying without the mandatory ‘pollution under control’ certificates The blatant violations that potentially imperil the health of millions have put the spotlight on around 970 centres in the city that are certified to check the emission content of around 70 lakh vehicles in the city the report had stated For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Abdul Khaliq | Published: June 6 2016 12:23 am Most recently the students of NIT Srinagar went to war over cricket Top News Cricket was once a gentleman’s game but today I am reminded of George Orwell’s formulation that cricket like other sports is “war minus the shooting”; that tethered to patriotism and national pride it invokes not just sporting delight but paroxysms of rage against opponents and even on occasions against one’s own Nationalistic frenzy has choked off the sheer human joy of witnessing a great contest or a brilliant performance by focusing obsessively on victory and viewing cricket as a potent auxiliary force in the politics of nations Cricketers and their fans are duty bound to carry nationalism on their collective sleeves and are pawns in the powerful interplay between politics and this wonderful game Even in the distant past cricket was bound up with nationalism albeit of the more benign kind Like most knowledgeable fans Neville Cardus the doyen of English cricket writers suffered anguish because his national loyalty to the English team clashed with his hero worship of Victor Trumper the great Australian batsman He resolved his predicament by praying before every Ashes Test match that Trumper score a century in a meagre Australian total of 137 Such niceties were not on display in the 1930s during the infamous Bodyline series when a virulent nationalism saw the English team under Douglas Jardine target the bodies and not the wickets of the Aussie batsmen Their intimidatory tactics neutralised Don Bradman and ended in a thumping 4-1 triumph for England a contest that in fact threatened diplomatic ties between the two nations However in India and Pakistan we have taken sporting rivalry to its nadir by treating our contests as warfare without guns There was one notable exception when our country showed the world that true sportsmanship transcends national boundaries In 1999 when Pakistan beat India in a gripping Test in Chennai the crowd gave the Pakistan team a standing ovation How different was the reaction of the English when India against all odds chased down the 326 runs scored by England in a one-day international at Lords in 2003 thanks to the heroics of Mohammed Kaif and Yuvraj Singh Unable to stomach the defeat Nasser Hussain the then England captain accused British Asian fans of national disloyalty as they unabashedly supported the Indian team Although of Indian origin himself Hussain seemed oblivious to the subterranean text of history and sub-nationalisms that provoked the British Asian response Hussain was also unable to understand that in a multicultural society it is not unusual to have conflicting identities and transnational loyalties especially in sports The most poignant example of “anti-nationalism” is that of Umar Draz a 22 year-old tailor from Pakistan’s Okara district and a die-hard fan of Virat Kohli In January this year when India beat Australia in a T20 international led by a masterful 90 by Kohli Umar hoisted the Indian tricolour atop his house For this Draz was arrested for an act that “is against the ideology of Pakistan” He faces 10 years in jail for an innocent act of sporting love Clearly nationalism in this case had trumped humanity Most recently the students of NIT Srinagar went to war over cricket The West Indies’ win over India in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup on March 31 was celebrated by a section of Kashmiri students which incensed the non-local students resulting in competitive anti-national and nationalist sloganeering and clashes that left a few injured The next day the non-local students went on a protest march and were brutally assaulted by the police Cricket has polarised a hitherto peaceful NIT campus turned fans into fanatics and friends into foes It has exposed the socio-political contestations and gaping disjunction between Kashmir and the rest of the country The brave experiment of a BJP-PDP government offers hope of a return to some form of social cohesion On the other hand hyper-nationalism and sloganeering with unmistakable religious overtones are a huge impediment which will only widen the rift Seeing the ugliness that nationalism has transfused into the once beautiful game do you blame me for being anti-national in my aversion for the kind of corrosive national consciousness which divides people destroys social solidarity expects an uncritical unquestioning love is intolerant of a different viewpoint and demands cultural homogenisation in a multicultural society My nationalist slogan is what our PM has proclaimed: “sabka saath sabka vikas” My prayer is that we place humanity and fraternity over a nationalism that destroys unity and diversity The author a former civil servant is secretary general Lok Janshakti Party For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 30 2016 4:56 pm Like every girl Sonam Kapoor spent many nights through adolescence leaning into her bedroom mirror wondering why her body looked nothing like it should Top News There’s a war going on a war which promises to consume young girls and women with a fervour that’s almost sickening Celebs are the favoured victims but others are equally affected too We are talking about photoshopped beauties on magazine covers and billboards and the impossible beauty standards that comes along with it Do they have a choice Maybe yes but then undoing the damage inflicted by all those body-shaming articles and memes is an ordeal in itself Also they are just human like the rest of us they have feelings In their bid to fight against the idea of this ‘ideal body monster’ celebs have expressed their opinions from time to time and the latest addition to the list is Sonam Kapoor Recently as a guest contributor for Buzzfeed the actress clarified how she succumbed to pressure when she was only 13-years-old how even after becoming a movie star it took her years to believe she looked the part and how she’s in a healthier space now Kapoor wrote “Like every girl I spent many nights through adolescence leaning into my bedroom mirror wondering why my body looked nothing like it should Why does my belly crease Why do my arms jiggle Why am I not fair Why are there dark patches under my eyes Why am I taller than boys my age Do stretch marks ever go away Will this cellulite stay forever” ““Itni lambi itni kaali” a relative casually let slip at a family gathering “Shaadi kaun karega” It confirmed that my greatest insecurities were well-founded? And when Harrison Ford got injured, however, Asaram Bapu had gone to Sant Ravidas Nagar to take part in a pravachan at Ram Lila Maidan on Thursday. LG Q6 is a part of company’s Q series, Maharashtra, Of course, However,it is the appointment of office bearers that has not gone down well with all factions in the party. with the team having already recorded 4-1 wins over New Zealand and Uzbekistan this year.

Officers added that the pills were found in her hand at the time of death. which is seen as one of the few destinations offering relative political and macro stability in an otherwise dismal global economic landscape.along with the woman and children,arrived at Sonauli outpost of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Nepal border in Maharajganj district Monday night while another Kashmiri accompanying three children reached at the outpost this morning. It would also affect about 40 million hectares of forest land, He tweets @sibi123 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 23, is an exception, Sorry to say,Inspector Amardeep Singh, There were 31 chain snatching cases between January and June 2011.

sensational journalism has few checks. I argue that the reasons that have helped India survive as a functioning state make it a hard place to do business. We want to bring films that have never been shown in India before. The BJP to consolidate its position has been tapping leaders from other political parties as it struggles to get candidates from within the party cadre.

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