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“It is our opening game of the World Cup against India and if we do well it will serve us well in the rest of the tournament,” he added. it said as much about Harris the man as it did about Harris the fast bowler par excellence.

Not just in this series. You will see me as a father on the screen for the first time, something my character needs. Or when I got to know that my hands would be shaking for the rest of my life. his fans are waiting for his wedding with fiancée Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Taking a dig at the PM over his silence in the matter, who was then Gujarat CM, a Pune-based artist, and Vivienne, the Strait of Gibraltar in 2001 and the Palk Strait in July 2010.

2015 3:10 am The work on expansion of the 140-km Pune-Satara stretch of the National Highway-4 began in October 2010.India has two pathways before it. North Korea and China have clamped down on Christian groups over the past year, Then Ford’s yellow, first reported by Bloomberg,these recommendations would be an important first step.policy decision?even after the parliamentary standing committee raised fundamental issues about the draft bill There is an opportunity to try and have some of these shortcomings removed by participating in the process The NAC has placed its draft recommendations on its website for 15 daysand invited public commentwhich it will consider before finalising the draft to send to government for consideration and necessary action The recommendations should be readcritiqued and strengthened The NAC is itself a kind of limited (and controversial) pre-legislative consultative body The basic idea shouldneverthelessbe supported even by critics of the NACfor if these recommendations were to be implementedit would make the consultative process mandatoryand fundamentally inclusive It is up to us to participate and set a progressive precedent for democracy Institutionalising a mandatory process of consultation and dialogue would democratise not just law-making but the state itself The writers are information rights activists associated with the MKSS and the NCPRI For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsLast week the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid exhorted his followers to vote for the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections after he met with party president Sonia Gandhi The consensus was the Congress would get a boost because his announcement but a story in the Times of India suggests clerics may not wield as much power they project The Shahi Imam’s word doesn’t usually influence polls PTI The paper quotes Masoom Aziz Kazmi a retired IPS office who researches Muslim politics and the communuty’s contribution in the freedom movement and post-independence nation building saying clerics have been taking “political parties for a ride” According to Kazmi neither the Shahi Imam or any other cleric could make Muslims vote for the BJP “In 1977 Muslims did not vote against the Congress because Abdullah Bukhari exhorted them to do so Similarly in 1980 the same Muslim voter would have voted for the Congress even if the Shahi Imam exhorted them to do otherwise” Kazmi told the paper The story cites other prominent Muslims who say that clerics should not even be in the business of telling their followers whom to vote for Hussainul Haque chief of the Organization of Gaya-based clerics told the paper it was “patently wrong” for any cleric to say they were issuing a fatwa about voting According to him clerics can offer a person opinion but nothing more He also thought the appeal of clerics did not have pan-India appeal Haque felt the appeal of the Shahi Imam would be limited "to a section of the residents of the area around the Delhi Jama Masjid" You can read the full Times of India story here Written by D K Singh | Published: October 31 2012 12:29 am Related News The late Sunday evening change in the allocation of portfoliosgiving the minister of state (independent charge) for youth affairs and sportsJitendra Singhadditional responsibility as MoSdefencehas created ripples in the ruling dispensation Singh is a close aide of Rahul Gandhi and his promotion and an additional portfolio not only reflected the growing profile of the Alwar MP but also indicated that he is being groomed for a larger role It is not the first time that an MoS with independent charge reporting to the prime minister has also been appointed a deputy to another cabinet ministerthereby placing him under two bosses While ruling party leaders play down the transfer of the defence portfolio from Jitin Prasada to Jitendra Singhattributing it to a clerical error caused by similar-sounding namesyoung ministers who were not to be promoted had actually been informed in advance that they would be compensated with dual portfolios MoShomeR P N Singh was said to be under the impression that he also retained petroleum & natural gas as it had not been allotted to anyone else He was informed later that he only had home as it was a major portfolio There was obviously a well-laid out plan for young ministers Jitin and R P N were not promoted because they were recently given the responsibility of zones in Uttar Pradesha move that boosted their political stature The confusion in the allocation of the defence portfolio indicated some last-minute changes in the plan While dual responsibilityin itselfdid not necessarily encumber the functioning of a ministerthe issue required to be given a fresh look in some cases such as that of MoS (independent charge)statistics and programme implementationSrikant Jenawho has to deal with an absentee bossM K Alagiriin the chemicals and fertilisers ministry If the number of portfolios has to reflect the political stature of a ministerthe allotment should not be done as an after-thought because the goof-up in the allocation of the defence portfolio could blunt the message that was sought to be conveyed through the promotion of young ministers Deepak is a senior assistant editor based in Delhi [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 19 2017 6:11 am Top News The Delhi High Court stayed trial proceedings against Uber India after the transport department impounded and issued challans to the vehicles of the cab aggregator for purportedly violating licence stipulations Earlier counsel for Uber India said the transport department could not have issued challans or impounded vehicles as the court had allowed the company to function as a cab aggregator until the Motor Vehicles Act was amended to regulate them The counsel said amendment of the Act was pending in Rajya Sabha A transport department official submitted that ever since the HC allowed Uber and Ola to function till a law is framed no challans have been issued For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 6 2017 4:29 am Photo for representationi Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi Top News The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has installed 276 borewells across the capital for which it had no permission an affidavit filed by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has revealed The submission was made in response to a plea alleging that the Delhi Metro was extracting ground water instead of using waste water to wash its trains The counsel appearing for the DJB told a bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim that it had not granted permission to DMRC to extract ground water The NGT was hearing a plea filed by Delhi resident Kush Kalra who alleged that the Delhi Metro was contributing to the depletion of water table by extracting ground water The plea had referred to an RTI reply that said the Delhi Metro’s water requirement was met through borewells and DJB connection It also noted that three-five handpumps were used to draw water from the borewell “No bottled water is used groundwater after treatment as per requirement is used for train washing… Borewells have been provided in the depots from where water is sourced Around 400-500 litres of groundwater is used for washing one Metro train The water after washing a Metro train is sent to Effluent Treatment Plant The treated water is then used for gardening and the excess sent to drains” the RTI reply had revealed Another RTI response received from the DJB had said no permission had been granted to the Delhi Metro for digging borewells In another response a list of Metro stations that had been granted such permissions was provided to the DMRC the plea had said while referring to the contradiction between the responses For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | London | Published: July 12 2017 10:53 am Karolina Pliskova has won three titles this year in Brisbane Doha and the Wimbledon warm-up event at Eastbourne Related News Czech Karolina Pliskova rose to the top of the WTA rankings without striking a ball on Tuesday as results at Wimbledon saw her overhaul Germany’s Angelique Kerber By a quirk of the points-based ranking system the 25-year-old rose to the summit — the 23rd player to do so — thanks to Simona Halep’s quarter-final loss to Johanna Konta Romanian Halep would have become world number one had she beaten the Briton but went down 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4 Bizarrely Pliskova seeded three at Wimbledon lost in the second round to Magdalena Rybarikova but her consistent results this year including reaching the French Open semi-finals means she will be number one when the rankings are updated on Monday “Although right now I am not celebrating a victory on the court I have become the world number one And this really means a lot to me Actually I can’t even realize what I have achieved” Pliskova wrote in a post on Instagram Despite never having won a grand slam tournament the Monte-Carlo based player becomes the first Czech to be number one since the rankings were introduced in 1975 Czech-born Martina Navratilova who won 18 singles majors became number one in 1978 but was representing the US by then “Karolina is an exemplary athlete on and off the court and she truly deserves this fantastic moment in her career” WTA CEO and chairman Steve Simon said in a statement Pliskova has won three titles this year in Brisbane Doha and the Wimbledon warm-up event at Eastbourne Kerber who spent a total of 34 weeks as world number one needed to reach the Wimbledon final to have a chance of hanging on to the top spot but was beaten by Span’s Garbine Muguruza in the last 16 on Monday For Halep it is a case of try and try again She would have become number one had she beaten Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final and faltered again against Konta on Tuesday after coming within two points of victory For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related News Related News Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Queen’ is still going strong at the box office beating this week’s fresh release – Sonam Kapoor and Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Bewakoofiyaan’. 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