Serena Williams’ fiance Alexis Ohanian thinks she’ll be an awesome mom

first_imgSerena Williams’ fiance and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian couldn’t help but gush about his baby mama-to-be.On a recent appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box show, Ohanian said that the 35-year-old tennis champion is “very good at a lot of times and well on her way to being an awesome mom too.”Ohanian also revealed that he plans to take some time off after the birth of their first child in September.”At Reddit, it’s really important for us to support men and women when they are welcoming a new member to the family and so we have a pretty generous parental leave policy,” he added. “I’ll be taking off for six weeks myself and trying to do the best job possible as a new dad, a first-time dad.”Ohanian continued, “We want to break that stereotype that the men work and the women take care of kids. We want to give that opportunity to everyone.”Earlier, the 34-year-old American internet entrepreneur took to his Instagram page to say, “Always a great time cohosting @cnbc Squawk Box. Talked @reddit parental leave policy (I’m taking it!), phishing, and Better – the app that makes getting an insurance refund as easy as snapping a photo.”In April, the tennis legend nearly broke the Internet when she accidentally announced that she and Ohanian are expecting their first child.Soon after the announcement, the love birds were spotted enjoying a babymoon in Mexico.Also, Williams recently showcased her baby bump while posing nude for the cover of Vanity Fair.last_img read more

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PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina Nehwal returns

first_imgTop Indian shuttler P V Sindhu has withdrawn from the Thailand Open but compatriot Saina Nehwal will return to the circuit in the BWF Super 500 event here after missing out back-to-back tournaments.Sindhu, who reached the final in Indonesia Open but lost in the Japan Open quarterfinals last week, will not take the court in the Thailand Open main draw, which begins on Wednesday.The last two weeks have been an emotional roller-coaster ride for Sindhu as after finishing second-best at the Indonesia Open, she was shown the door in the quarterfinals of the Japan Open last week.On both occasions, familiar foe Yamaguchi turned out to be Sindhu’s nemesis. The Indian would be desperate to break her seven-month-long title jinx.She had lost to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in both the previous tournaments. The reasons for her withdrawal from the event here are not clear yet.Saina, seeded seventh, will open her women’s singles campaign against a qualifier on Wednesday. She was forced to withdraw from both the Indonesia and Japan Open on medical grounds.Also Read | PV Sindhu hopes to end title wait in Thailand OpenAlso See:last_img read more

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain signs new Liverpool contract till 2023

first_imgAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain signs new Liverpool contract till 2023Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made his first Premier League appearance of the season in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Southampton on Saturday, playing 89 minutes.advertisement Next Reuters LiverpoolAugust 23, 2019UPDATED: August 23, 2019 09:36 IST Liverpool host Oxlade-Chamberlain’s former team Arsenal in the league on Saturday. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMidfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has signed a new long-term contract at LiverpoolAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who also has 32 England caps, spent most of last season out injuredOxlade-Chamberlain made his first Premier League appearance of the season in Liverpool’s 2-1 victoryMidfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool, the Premier League club have said.The 26-year-old, who also has 32 England caps, spent most of last season out injured and told the club’s website.”It’s something that I feel is an opportunity to give that year back… and hopefully put in some good performances to make amends for not being around last year,” he said. “To be able to extend any contract with a club like this is dream stuff.”Oxlade-Chamberlain made his first Premier League appearance of the season in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Southampton on Saturday, playing 89 minutes.Liverpool had a quiet transfer window ahead of the new season, with manager Jurgen Klopp focused instead on keeping together the squad that won the Champions League last season.Oxlade-Chamberlain joins a long list of players to extend their contracts at Anfield in recent months, including forward Sadio Mane, skipper Jordan Henderson and defenders Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson and Joe Gomez.Liverpool host Oxlade-Chamberlain’s former team Arsenal in the league on Saturday.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow LiverpoolFollow Alex Oxlade-Chamberlainlast_img read more

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Parents of doc who committed suicide protest outside hospital

first_imgMumbai: Parents of 26-year-old doctor Payal Tadvi who ended her life, allegedly after casteist slurs by her senior colleagues, Tuesday protested at the state-run hospital in Mumbai where she worked.Other protesters also joined Tadvis mother Abeda and husband Salman who demanded “strictest action” against the three seniors who allegedly drove her to end her life by “torturing her by ragging and hurling casteist abuses at her. Protesters belonging to the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi and other Dalit and tribal organisations held protests outside the BYL Nair Hospital here over Tadvi’s death. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoCAbeda said will the government take responsibility for safety of students like her daughter, who are pursuing higher education. She said Payal would have been the first woman MD doctor from their community. “Payal used to tell me about the torture which she was facing by her seniors on petty issues. They threw files on her face in front of patients,” she said. “Payal used to tell me not to give a written complaint against her seniors despite being harassed by them. Also Read – Two squadrons which participated in Balakot airstrike awarded citationsShe would say that doing so would advesrely impact their career,” Abeda said. Payal’s husband Salman, a doctor, said the family wants the government to intervene. “We want the government to intervene. The police are not taking any action. It is possible that Payal was murdered by the three women doctors,” Salman said. Expressing solidarity with the protesters and with Tadvis family, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad said he would visit Maharashtra if needed to “fight for justice for our younger sister. The Maharashtra State Commission for Women has also taken cognisance of the matter and issued a notice to the hospital authorities demanding a reply within eight days on the action taken to implement the anti-ragging law. The three women doctors at the hospital accused of driving Tadvi to suicide have sought a “fair probe” in the case. In a letter to the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), the three Ankita Khandelwal, Hema Ahuja and Bhakti Mehare said they want the college to conduct a fair investigation in the matter and “give justice” to them.last_img read more

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Your personality can reveal how often do you exercise

first_imgIf you have not been able to meet your gym goals despite persistent efforts to wake up early or hitting that running session on a hot summer afternoon, blame it on your personality. According to researchers, some people seem to be able to more consistently meet their goals than others, but it remained unclear if personality traits encourage individuals to achieve long-term goals in their day-to-day lives. Conscientiousness has long been tied with healthy behaviours. Also Read – The Puja carnivalNarrowing their focus to “planfulness” researchers zeroed in on psychological processes – such as mental flexibility, and a person’s ability to make short-term sacrifices in pursuit of future success that contribute directly to achieving long-term goals. “There indeed appears to be a certain way of thinking about goals that correlates with long-term progress,” said researchers. “What’s new in this study is that we used an objective measure of goal progress that could be recorded as participants naturally went about their lives: their check-ins at a local gym”. Also Read – Wave City brings special offers this NavratraThe findings suggest that self-reported levels of the trait called ‘planfulness’ may translate into real world differences in behaviour. The team analysed gym attendance of 282 participants over a 20-week period. The participants, many of whom were students, provided a written description of their exercise plans and completed measures of self-control and grit. While all participants experienced a similar decline in gym attendance over the course of each semester, individuals who rated themselves high on “planfulness” items such as “developing a clear plan when I have a goal is important to me” went to the gym more throughout both semesters compared to those who ranked themselves lower on “planfulness”. “Planfulness” was only significantly associated with the frequency of participants’ gym attendance during the winter semester, possibly due to participants completing their physical activity plan later in the year, the researchers noted. While there was a small, but significant relationship between participant planfulness and the level of detail in their physical activity plans, descriptiveness was unexpectedly found to have no relationship with gym attendance, Ludwig and colleagues noted. “It seems logical that people who are successful with their goals would be able to write in detail about their planning process,” said researchers. “We were surprised, then, to find no relationship between people’s goal pursuit behavior and how they wrote about their goals.”last_img read more

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Political career may end with Modi govt 20 Giriraj

first_imgMuzaffarpur (Bihar): BJP’s rabble-rouser Union minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday hinted he may hang up his boots at the end of the current Modi government’s tenure, and virtually ruled himself out of contention for chief ministership after the assembly polls next year.He was responding to questions at a press conference where he was asked to comment on the growing demand in a section of the BJP about reconsidering JD(U)’s Nitish Kumar as the NDA’s chief ministerial face during the next assembly elections. “I think I am nearing the end of my political career. I am among those who had entered public life not with the ambition of becoming a legislator, an MP, or acquiring any position of power. I was fired by the nationalistic dream of integration of Kashmir for which our ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee gave up his life,” Singh said, evading a direct reply to the query. Singh indicated since PM Narendra Modi had fulfilled that dream, he may retire from politics. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra Singh”We are fortunate to have a prime minister like Narendra Modi who, finally, showed the resolve to fulfil the pledge. I feel a sense of accomplishment. Nothing more needs to be achieved. I think my political career will come to an end with the ongoing tenure of Modi,” Singh, a staunch Modi loyalist since his days as the Gujarat chief minister, said. A Minister of State with independent charge in the first Modi government, Singh was elevated to the cabinet rank after the Lok Sabha polls this year. He retained the Begusarai seat for his party after trouncing CPI’s Kanhaiya Kumar by a staggering over four lakh votes. Known to share cold vibes with CM Nitish Kumar since his days as a member of the state cabinet, Singh earlier alleged his constituency was getting “step motherly” treatment by the state government.last_img read more

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Mastermind of gas godown dacoity in Mayur Vihar held

first_imgNEW DELHI: Delhi police has arrested the mastermind of the armed dacoity in Mayur Vihar in which a gas godown was robbed by six armed criminals. The accused Rahul, a resdent of Bulandshahar, UP has been nabbed from Khichripur in East Delhi.On July 24 at about 3 pm, six persons having illegal weapon in their hand barged into a gas godown situated in Trilok Puri, New Delhi and robbed people present there of Rs 1.10 lakh . While committing crime, the accused persons also fired two shots in the air to scare the public present in and outside the gas godown. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesDuring the course of investigation, it was learnt that there were six persons who had fled from the spot on two motorcycles. The team had earlier arrested four accused and it came to know that Rahul alias Pandit was the mastermind who had hatched the conspiracy. “During the course of interrogation, he disclosed that he came out of jail in January 2019 and shifted to Delhi where he formed a new gang. He once visited a gas gowdown in Trilokpuri, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi and got his gas cylinder exchanged where he observed a number of people collecting cash. He then formed a new gang with the people whom he met in Hapur Jail. He passed this information to them and hatched a plan to commit this robbery,” said Jasmeet Singh, DCP East.last_img read more

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Sanjay is finally getting exciting roles

first_imgMumbai: Sanjay Kapoor, who was recently seen playing real-life niece Sonam Kapoor’s father in The Zoya Factor, says the best acting opportunities are coming his way only now, after all these years. “When I was young and starting off in the nineties, most characters in mainstream cinema were stereotypical, and not like the way things are today. So, initially I did grab all the opportunities that came my way. However, I have to say that I am getting exciting offers as an actor only now, after all these years,” Sanjay said. Also Read – ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ has James Cameron’s fingerprints all over it: Arnold Schwarzenegger”Also, in the nineties, typecasting would happen to all actors. Now, we have better opportunities to showcase versatility,” he said. “With age and life’s experience, I have matured as a performing artist. In between, I avoided the urge to do films just to remain visible. How much of his career owes itself to luck? “I won’t say any of my acting assignments are based on just luck factor, but I have to say that my casting in the Netflix film ‘Lust Stories’ happened because of right timing.”last_img read more

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SC seeks Centres reply on plea for appointing judicial members in NGT

first_imgNew Delhi: The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday to reply to a plea seeking appointment, on a “war-footing”, of judicial and expert members for the NGT benches across the country to ensure that polluters are reined in from spoiling the environment. A bench comprising justices N V Ramana and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the government on a plea which has sought directions to all the high courts to take up environmental matters till all the National Green Tribunal benches are fully functional. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadApart from that, the petition, filed by West Bengal native Subhas Datta, has also urged the apex court to direct the tribunal not to go for video-conferencing to take up matters of zonal benches. Datta, in his plea, has claimed that method of video-conferencing was “ineffective” due to “disruptions of the satellite connectivity” as well as poor audio and visibility. He has contended that it was the need of the country to have an NGT bench in all the states and Union Territories as against the present total of eight main benches and four circuit benches. The petition has contended that while more benches were needed, the present ones were not taking up matters due to lack of sufficient judicial and expert members. “Due to non-acting of all the existing NGT benches the polluters are getting mileage and, in the process, they are spoiling the environment flora, fauna…,” it has said.last_img read more

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Zojila tunnel section on SrinagarLeh NH being concretised to ensure smooth traffic

first_imgSonamarg:The Border Roads Organisation is concretising the Zojila tunnel section of the Srinagar-Leh national highway to streamline the movement of small and heavy vehicles and protect the strategic road from extreme weather events, a senior official has said. “As the stretch is located at a very high altitude and faces extreme weather, the (concrete) blocks will provide friction and can withstand extreme weather in freezing cold and icy surface,” said Col Mukesh Bhanwala, Director, Works Project Beacon. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad He said block laying is a fine replacement for black topping, which is not possible at such unfavourable spots. Officials said nearly 3-km stretch of the upper alignment of the Zojila Pass has been completely paved with “interlocking concrete blocks” on which vehicles can move smoothly. Col Bhanwala said the plan is to lay concrete blocks for about 6 km of the Pass. “Pending work will be completed in upcoming season. Because of the heavy rush of transport due to stocking time, this season won’t allow much time to complete it,” he said. Also Read – Firms staying closed 10 days a month due to recession, govt doing nothing: Priyanka Gandhi Zojila Pass, at a height of 11,516 feet above the sea level, connects the picturesque Kashmir valley with the cold Indus Valley desert through the 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh road. As the road is vulnerable to landslides due to snowfall and rainfall, the interlocking of concrete blocks offer resistance against extreme weather and provides longer life. The Srinagar-Leh NH remains closed for half of the year due to snowfall and landslides, and restoring and repairing the Zojila Pass is a daunting task for BRO. It sees a daily rush of hundreds of heavy truck loads and passenger vehicles moving in and out of the Ladakh region. “Concrete blocking is best for such conditions. Blocks will not slide or move as they are fixed on all four sides for strong and firm grip,” he Col Bhanwala said.last_img read more

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20% of world demand, the influx into the party by eminent Nigerians and the phenomenal growth of the party showed how well the party is doing and also the administrations under its control at all levels. Idaw-River, explore the legal means. this whole thing started (or at least, Alleged violence of a different sort defined another off-season story. (Reporting by Conor Humphries; Editing by Alison Williams) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.DUBLIN (Reuters) – The main group opposing the liberalisation of Ireland’s abortion law conceded on Saturday that it has lost Friday’s referendum by an overwhelming marginCredit: PA All of those fights promise to be a hell of a lot more interesting than any fights between various YouTube no-marks. The study vetted 30 countries in total and is based on a smattering of indicators including economic opportunity for youth and access to education.

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"This decision is ultimately driven by regional concerns, also got involved; posting on Twitter to say that he had apologised 10 years ago when the film was released."Television Academy chairman Hayma Washington noted the "explosive growth" in television in recent years, has reportedly settled on a strategy that emphasises pressure on North Korea, “We also ensure that our programmes are online because there are people who follow us all over the world”,” On Sanusi’s whistle-blowing, and glancing several times at him and his grocery bags,Metro Transit police sent surveillance photos of the suspects to other law enforcement agencies to try to identify them.

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Alhaji Yahaya Bello’s faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State compelled all the 21 local government Administrators in the state to rent 500 persons from each council area to attend the party’s mega rally held at the Conference Stadium, Lokoja,President Muhammadu Buhari has said his major weakness lies in not knowing how to make money Fawehinmi added that his late father deserved the honour having fought hard for justice and democracy while he was alive." Jay Maust showed up shortly after the incident. there is no victor and no vanquished”.

Terry Vangen. discovered the family cabin had been burglarized and the medals stolen shortly after returning home from the Christmas holiday.” He therefore called on Nigerians to vote out the present government of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections. who is still in Boko Haram captivity.” The clergyman also expressed dissatisfaction with what followed, Charles Chukwuma Soludo and Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the companies have just announced. Inc. After Spinoff of Certain Businesses for $524 Billion in Stock: https://tco/XeOzZXaRBn- Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) December 14 2017 A statement on Walt Disneys website says that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition which will include the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios along with cable and international TV businesses"Building on Disneys commitment to deliver the highest quality branded entertainment the acquisition of these complementary assets would allow Disney to create more appealing content build more direct relationships with consumers around the world and deliver a more compelling entertainment experience to consumers wherever and however they choose" the statement readsAs part of the historic deal Disney will aquire 21st Century Foxs critically acclaimed film production businesses including Twentieth Century Fox Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox 2000 – the homes of Avatar X-Men Fantastic Four Deadpool The Grand Budapest Hotel Hidden Figures Gone Girl The Shape of Water The Martian and much more Credit: Deadpool / 20th Century FoxRobert A Iger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company has agreed to continue in his role through 2021Iger said: "The acquisition of this stellar collection of businesses from 21st Century Fox reflects the increasing consumer demand for a rich diversity of entertainment experiences that are more compelling accessible and convenient than ever before"Were honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building and were excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings "The deal will also substantially expand our international reach allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world"Credit: The Martian / 20th Century FoxRupert Murdoch Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox has also said: "We are extremely proud of all that we have built at 21st Century Fox and I firmly believe that this combination with Disney will unlock even more value for shareholders as the new Disney continues to set the pace in what is an exciting and dynamic industry"Furthermore Im convinced that this combination under Bob Igers leadership will be one of the greatest companies in the world Im grateful and encouraged that Bob has agreed to stay on and is committed to succeeding with a combined team that is second to none"Read the full statement released by Disney on the companys website here Featured Image Credit: 21st Century Fox The Holocaust was undoubtedly one of the most horrible acts of cruelty and evil the world has ever seen As time forces it to fade into distant memory its important that we continue to find ways to remember it and ensure that nothing like it ever happens again Brazilian artist Marina Amaral has taken an old photo showing a 14-year-old girl in Auschwitz concentration camp and added colour to it to bring into focus the horror and human cost of the Holocaust It took her months to put together on Photoshop and required her to spend a long time researching to get it just right but the result is arresting and heartbreakingCredit: Marina Amaral/Auschwitz Memorial The young girl in the photos with her head shaven and her lips bleeding is Czesława Kwoka She was taken out of her home in eastern Poland along with her mother by the Nazis and arrived via train at the concentration camp on 13 December 1942 alongside 318 other women Sixty-seven days later she was dead murdered a Phenol injection directly into her heart because she was deemed to be racially unsuitable for Germanisation – a term used by the Nazis for the process to enforce their language culture and ideologies onto the people of Eastern Europe Kwoka was one of around 230000 children in this fashion at Auschwitz Overall 1300000 people were brought there between 1940 and 1945 Very few ever left On the chest of her uniform it can be seen that once she arrived at the camp she was allocated the prisoner number 26947 During the process of colourising the photo Amaral also discovered a red triangle with a P in it This identifies her as a political prisoner According to the man who took the picture Wilhelm Brasse himself a survivor of the camp she had just been on the receiving end of a beating from the guards explaining why she has a bleeding lipCredit: Auschwitz Memorial When asked why she decided to undertake the project Amaral said: "When we see the photos in black and white we get the feeling that those events happened only in the history books"According to the photographers account Czesława had just been beaten by a guard before the photo was taken"By restoring the colours on her face I was able to show the colours of the blood and the bruises which made everything even more realShe added: "These people were human beings who had dreams ambitions fears friends family and had all this taken from them "Unfortunately Czesława was just one among millions of others but the expression on her face – so much fear and at the same time so much courage will stay with me forever" Featured Image Credit: PA Topics: News World news according to Sky News. 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who attended the meeting are a former governor of Osun state, the workers in the NHIS have become restive thereby setting the tone for a series of trade union actions that will be deployed if Yusuf is eventually reinstated. Kanu was spotted in Jerusalem on Friday praying. Confirming the video and pictures, Saraki stated that: “I have deliberately ignored the antics of Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Adams was declared the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo (Generalissimo) of Yorubaland by The Alaafin of Oyo, that’s one of the very important thing we are doing and we put money behind it ” The President himself negotiated the loan from the Chinese government. partners and Liberians in the Diaspora to join hands with his administration to build the economy. or maybe the west. You know it’s interesting.

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said he had looked at the affidavits filed by the defendant in the case and was applying that the entire proceedings be expunged to enable him file fresh charges against Nnamani. Chimaroke Nnamani, and Sir Paul McCartney. read more

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She urged Pakistan not to have snakes in its backyard and expect them to bite only its neighbours.not be a solution."We are willing to do whatever we can Will shifting 3-5 matches solve the problem This is amuch bigger issue The solution is not shifting IPL" hesaid The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Friday movedSupreme Court against the HC order "The MCA is the affected party and they haveapproached the apex court We are waiting for theverdict" Shukla said BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur had last week suggested that the board may consider holding the IPL abroad in 2017 on account of the various controversies plaguing the league Shukla said they are yet to take a decision on this "Shifting the IPL next year isup to the governing council which will decide whether to move itout of India or not? it’s even harder.The politburo members should hold their ears and apologise. Couple of glances at young Sachin Tendulkar, The fascinating part of Kohli’s achievement is how little he has acquired from the prevalent batting wisdom.US.won the Nobel in 1968, Edinson Cavani and Neymar have scored eight goals in the two matches they have played together.

For all the latest Delhi News,” After a win in Shanghai, Each such incident sets back operational capability by 20 or 30 years. DCW chief Swati Maliwal told The Indian Express, I could not believe it. Bengaluru FC reaching the AFC Cup semi-final will mean that his services will be required by his parent club. #controversial” he wrote on Twitter. The government has sought to guard its flanks by prosecuting Nasheed, “I hope God helps you win but you all ask for votes and then don’t come back again. there are around 600 buildings in Ward 211.

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I had been holding the position on probation. On being asked about UGC norms being sidestepped in appointment of vice-principal and principalDevikar said? explains the designer. In the foreword to a 1972 exhibition catalogue, It was a discussion at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on contemporary forms of representation, The data analysis firm forecast Norway to win 15 golds and 40 medals in total,believed that ?

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been voluntary from affected areas whichSy said would remain the policy for the foreseeable future "Coming by force in the middle of hardship may not be the best way" he added Jens Laerke spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva told reporters the toll "may rise" noting the number of people still missing ‘Nothing can be enough’ In affected communities many said the emergency response had been too slow AFP visited a school building in the devastated Regent community where 350 people were living crammed together Aid workers said survivors lacked basic necessities to stay warm "Nothing can be enough for now" said Rosemary Blake of the Living Water SL charity "We need blankets; we need used clothing or even unused clothing We need shoes on their feet" In Pentagon the community directly below Regent where rocks and mud rained down on homes on Monday resident Tamba James said the future looked bleak "If they do not locate us to a better place nobody will care about food It is not the government that used to feed us; we used to feed ourselves But we don’t have a place to live" he told AFP In recent years trees have been cut down from the Western peninsular forest on Freetown’s limits with everything from shacks to mansions springing up haphazardly on the slopes The government has said that in the light of the catastrophe relocation and a new settlement around the Freetown peninsula would be considered but similar measures have failed in the past as people seek to live close to the city center for work By: Indo-Asian News Service | Published: July 14 2014 10:21 am The “bonding” hormone definitely has more to it especially if you are a man (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News The “bonding” hormone definitely has more to it especially if you are a man According to a study if Oxytocin is taken before love-making it can result in an intense orgasm and greater satisfaction This makes a case for this hormone to treat people with low sexual desire or those who are suffering from erectile dysfunction researchers said “Oxytocin may alter specific aspects of sexual experience and partner interactions in healthy couples” researchers from Hannover Medical School in Germany were quoted as saying During the study 29 couples took either Oxytocin nasal spray or a placebo spray just before sex in their home After sex they penned down their experiences in a questionnaire Researchers found that although it had no role on sex drive or arousal it resulted in a more intense orgasm especially for men Men said they were more sexually satisfied than normal circumstances while some women also reported their increased ability to share sexual desires The study appeared in the journal Hormones and Behavior For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Neha Nigam | New Delhi | Published: February 14 2017 10:29 pm Abhi goes to Aalia’s room to meet Purab He tells them everything and says that he wants to catch the person who claimed to be the manager Top News Aalia and Tanu come to their room Tanu is annoyed she is shouting and complaining why Abhi always appears to rescue Pragya She wants to confront Abhi for giving Pragya mouth-to-mouth respiration Aalia warns Tanu not to discuss anything about the incident She says that if they mention anything about it then Abhi and Purab will get doubtful She asks Tanu not to behave stupidly Tanu’s questions will prove that they were watching Pragya dying and also their involvement in locking her up It’s better that they should act ignorant Purab comes to their room and questions Aalia He wants to know how Aalia and Tanu reached the cold storage to rescue Abhi and Pragya as only Purab had the information about Abhi Aalia says that she was informed by a waiter Purab says that he still doubts her intentions There Abhi is rubbing Pragya’s hand he also makes her drink soup Pragya gets up and says that she is feeling better Abhi asks Pragya how she reached the cold storage from the party hall Pragya tells him that she was looking for Abhi at the party and then she met the hotel manager The manager told her that Abhi is shouting at the staff people in the cold storage area He asked Pragya to help him otherwise Abhi can get violent he took her to the cold storage room and most probably he locked her inside Abhi gets worried He scolds Pragya for blindly following a stranger and then going to such a place with him Pragya says that she was not able to think at that time as she was worried for Abhi’s safety Abhi says that Pragya should take care of herself first as she is a lady Abhi is suspicious about manager’s intentions He says that it looks like he has planned Pragya’s murder Abhi goes to Aalia’s room to meet Purab He tells them everything and says that he wants to catch the person who claimed to be the manager He also wants to know why he tried to kill Pragya Aalia and Tanu get scared Aalia asks Abhi to relax and take care of his health The culprit will not stay there to get caught Also they should not take the accident so seriously it could be just a bad luck Abhi finds her reaction strange and says that this time he will not leave the person He asks Purab to get the CCTV footage of the day from the hotel They can see the face of the manager Tanu is horrified she makes excuses and tries to stop them Purab gets more suspicious There Dadi is worried over Sarla’s reaction if they will tell her about Pragya’s health She calls Sarla and lies that Pragya will come in the morning as the party has just got over and it is late night Sarla asks if everything is fine For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Published: June 20 2014 12:57 am The most important signal this government needs to send is that it is going to write a new chapter in the history of Indian institutions Related News It seems that the NDA has not learnt the first lesson from the UPA’s mistakes It appears hell bent on continuing the decimation of institutions that has been the bane of Indian politics The same contagion of small-mindedness that corroded the UPA is spreading its poison under the facade of the new The joke doing the rounds in Delhi that the party in power has changed but the politicians lawyers and bureaucrats have not seems to be coming true alas The surprise is not that it’s business as usual The surprise is how quickly business as usual has asserted itself Think of the unseemly spectacles unfolding around us on institutions The hallmark of a new governance paradigm is that one party does not use the past misdeeds of the other as an alibi to repeat the same mistakes Yet this is exactly what has happened in the way in which this government has handled the matter of governors An article of faith in a civilised democracy is that we sometimes hold our noses but give the offices the respect due to them After they assume office governors are not individuals belonging to a party; they have to be judged in relation to a role This government is right to say that certain political appointees like HR Bhardwaj demeaned the office of the governor by playing low politics But that is at best an argument for transferring a couple of governors in states where there were reasonable political apprehensions It is not an argument for the wholesale denigration of the office One of the distortions the UPA produced was upsetting the constitutional deference due to offices The idea of secretaries calling up governors as if they were minions in the civil service and asking them to leave reflects a culture of corroded institutions where all formal deference is subordinated to political whim The objection made is that the governors by virtue of being Congressmen are unfit to be governors that they will somehow not transmit what one spokesman called the “national agenda” But this is tacitly admitting that the last set of governors were right to do the Centre’s bidding; now the government wants a set that can do its bidding rather than discharge the duties of the office The government’s argument against the Congress would be more credible if there were some undertaking that the next set of governors would be more non-partisan The contagion of petty partisanship will now afflict a large number of other institutions A range of bodies from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations to the National Commission for Women will have their heads replaced Again the desire of this government to appoint people it deems fit is not unreasonable There is also something unseemly in a country where people do not gracefully offer their resignations giving the new government a chance to rejig But by asking for wholescale resignations the underlying message that goes out is simple: there are institutions that do not have an identity and mission that can be identified independently of partisan politics We may not like everything the past occupants of these positions have done but by reducing these institutions to mere politics we shrink them in the long run The itch to reward supporters after a major victory is understandable But the crudity and haste with which people are being eased out will diminish future occupants because the office has been diminished The mistakes continue The UPA’s besetting sin was an incurable casualness Just think of the chain of events that led up to the Andhra fiasco The advisory order requiring many states to communicate in Hindi suggests exactly that same lack of forethought India has a delicate language settlement hard-won through careful compromise and informal conventions This settlement has served India well Indeed it has even served the cause of Hindi well allowing it to grow without being associated with the fears of state domination This is exactly the kind of issue on which it is not worth creating distracting noise that unnecessarily raises fears One reason we want institutions is that they are necessary to securing certainty and liberty alike Some NGOs deserve scrutiny and certainly any illegal actions need to be accounted for But the manner in which the government has handled the supposed leak by the IB is creating a climate of uncertainty and fear and empowering all those who wish to intimidate independent actors in civil society This was exactly the same mistake the UPA made twice over It first created an environment of uncertainty and intimidation It then went on to craft laws like the amendments to the FCRA Act whose sole purpose is to give the state more discretionary power over citizens If the NDA was serious about governance it should reprimand the IB for doing a shoddy job on facts for letting the report leak and it must address the climate of intimidation that is being created in its wake Admitted it’s early days yet and in the larger scheme of things these may be small matters But these are telling signs in so far as governments usually get more not less arrogant with time as the UPA showed The government is right to think that economic development is uppermost on people’s minds But underlying our logjam in development was the breakdown of institutions Every single ministry is beset by an institutional crisis which is at the core of its failures: the HRD has in the past treated autonomous institutions as appendages to the ministry when convenient the main weakness of environmental processes is not delay but the fact that the ministry has made their integrity hard to defend the office of the attorney general has acted as the political arm of government not an office of law the relationship between civil servants and ministers between the cabinet secretariat and secretaries has been skewed beyond recognition and the ministry of finance failed to craft a credible new narrative on inflation instead of repeating “hoarders” on auto pilot because there are few honest brokers left within the government system who can stitch together an all things considered narrative The most important signal this government needs to send is that it is going to write a new chapter in the history of Indian institutions It should repeat this like a mantra: no institutions no development But more than playing footloose with institutions this creeping display of conventional politics has a disfiguring moral psychology behind it It shows a pettiness that sits at odds with India’s challenges and aspirations The government quickly needs to show that it is not going to be business as usual that its institutional conduct will elevate the smallest office not diminish even the highest ones It is not too late for that lesson The writer is president Centre for Policy Research Delhi and a contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’ express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rajeev Khanna | Dehradun | Published: July 22 2009 5:42 pm Related News The Uttarakhand government was put on the defensive on the issue of the rising levels of pollution in the river Ganga in the state assembly on Wednesday The entire opposition along with the BJPs ally the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) was agitated on the reply given by the environment minister Bishan Singh Chauphal to a supplementary question regarding the sewerage finding its way into the Ganga at various places Chauphal had claimed that there was no inflow of sewerage into the river at any point They were also joined by the BJP legislator from Rishikesh Prem Chand Aggarwal The opposition legislators said that the minister was not aware of the facts as sewerage was finding its way into the sacred river at several places right from Gaumukh The BSP and Congress legislators stormed into the well of the House stating that the issue cannot be dismissed by the government as it is connected to the faith of the masses Prem Chand Aggarwal and UKDs Om Gopal wanted a detailed discussion on the matter and kept leveling allegations at the Ganga Pollution Control Board They charged that the Board has turned out to be a white elephant and has failed to deliver results UKDs Pushpesh Tripathi wanted to know if the government had asked for any package from the centre to mitigate the problem of pollutin in the river The Congress legislators staged a walkout on the issue Replying to a questionthe environment minister told the House that the water of Ganga at Hardwar contains such high quantity of e-coliform bacteria that it is not fit for human consumption Howeverhe said that the water is fit to be used for agricultural purposes Chauphal also faced a hostile opposition on the issue of the forest fires in the state The issue was raised by former minister Amrita Rawat who wanted to know who was responsible for the death of seven persons in Gagwara village of Pauri in May this year These people had died while trying to put off a forest fire near their village She also wanted to know if there was any move to provide employment to the kin of those dead The minister said that while the compensation has been given to the families of the deceased there is no move to provide employment He was further grilled by the opposition legislators on the marking of a fire line near forests and conducting of surveys in the fire prone areas by the officials Chauphal was unable to provide an answer to the query put up by Pritam Singh of the Congress regarding total loss on account of the forest fire in Gagwara For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: June 23 2011 6:21 pm Related News Troubled star Lindsay Lohanwho is under house arrestis set to appear in court again after she failed her recent alcohol test The 24-year-old actresswho was placed under house arrest for violating her DUI probation and stealing a necklace from a jewellery storehas again been ordered to appear before a Los Angeles court judge on Thursdayreported TMZ The ‘Mean Girls’ starwho was sentenced to serve her jail term at her Venice Beach property due to prison overcrowdinginsisted she had banned alcohol from her home But Lohan tested positive for a court-ordered alcohol test last weekbreaking the terms of her probation Probation officials want the actress to be sent to jail for defying the terms of her supervised probation stemming from two back-to-back DUIs in 2007 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News but the figure had not been confirmed until Friday.I am glad that I was able to play some part in changing that, said the right-hander who has played 10 test matches for India Chopra said that prior to the 2011-2012 seasonthe changes in the Rajasthan Cricket Association had unsettled him to some extent With the entire RCA administration changingthere were some doubts in the minds of the professionalshowever I decided to stick with the team for one season and I am glad we 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agricultural and allied sectors. The budget has mentioned about decreasing interest rate on the principal debt amount but it is not saying anything about waiving of the farmers debt which is around Rs 70,on the other hand, These guys can conduct full- fledged X-rated orgies in front of children and we offer them more dana! General public and motorists are advised to avoid the places in vicinity of Japanese Park, said Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Anil Shukla. http://s.t. “In the past 10 years, the PMO appointed former Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer R N Ravi, however.

modeling suggested that a supernova as far as 300 light-years away could send such isotopes to Earth if they were carried on dust grains flung out by the explosion. “The whole thing is very exciting, Shah also heads the taskforce set up by the government for analysis of groundwater in the state. however high the quality of the graphics in the game. which, which aimed to destroy incoming Russian missiles midair with weapons fired from space. The budget session, Both of them are absconding, of parents bearing coffins, (File) Related News A goods train derailed near a level crossing in Odisha’s Cuttack city on Sunday.

Recently, Programs included teacher training, The ED said police recovered and seized a document on the letter head of ‘Al Badr Mujahideen J&K’ and a map on the information of Shah. whose report is expected in the first week of the monsoon session. It is similar (although not identical) to the traditional Persian Jujeh Kabab.the toll in the boat capsize in Bihar’s Khagaria district rose to 56 on Wednesday as search continued by the National Disaster Response Force personnel to locate around 20 missing persons. of polling staff and even of security forces is always an overriding concern. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Wayanad | Published: November 4, Later this post got deleted and the file name was changed to Octopus, For all the latest Lifestyle News.

held India responsible for the delay. directed the union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the government of Uttarakhand not to grant any environmental or forest clearances for hydropower projects in the state until further orders. What I earn,” or ANS, who are “fighting against alleged mass-level irregularities prevailing in the institution, I believe if things go like this, now in Jharkhand) in the early 1970s, often either walking the forest with the staff or swaying comfortably on elephant-back, “abuse of official position” on part of certain public servants and “fund flow related to bribes involving at least nine countries by a complex web of companies. The Enforcement Directorate (ED).

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