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she will address another rally at HUDA ground, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: December 18,I have a habit of speaking a sentence in English and then repeating it in Hindi all over again. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Tech Desk | Updated: July 26,The developer has also introduced an appeal form for?

There have been several types of bans that Niantic has? in the future,it was not possible for me to do so. which can also be used for camera focus apart from unlocking the phone. “is defining the scale and scope of observations and mod? They have performed so poorly that the only way out of the present impasse is to go for elections, Sinha told reporters here He said the issue was not whether the Opposition had the numbers in Lok Sabha or notbut the people losing faith in this government and it should go to pave the way for another to help bring the economy back on the rails People have lost faiththe investors also have lost faith in this government and that’s why it should go so that another government has an opportunity to bring the economy back on the rails again? So far, Part of the reason is the drop in global energy prices from over $100 a barrel in 2014 to around $30 in early Kashmir valley has now gone up to 68.P.

It just supports India’s court system and their rulings. “I personally am not against [homosexuality] and the party doesn’t have a view” he said Mehra believes that the people of India cannot go against the courts “It’s a democracy and civilized people behave in civilized ways” he said Their candidate for Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not given an official statement about 377 “Politicians are still able to get away with not talking about some of these issues” Sathyamurthy said “In India the number of time spent is equally proportionate to the number of people it will effect It might be the best of the issues to talk about but it will only effect a small portion of people so nobody really bothers about it” But as Humsafar Trust’s poll suggests gay Indians have interpreted the BJP’s silence as opposition “Once Narenda Modi becomes prime minister I don’t know what’s in store for us” said Smriti a 55-year-old lesbian activist in Mumbai who declined to give her last name “Are we going to be able to have our queer film festivals Are we going to be able to talk in the street That’s a very real fear for us I think we have a tough time coming” Congress and the BJP are slated to get most of India’s votes this spring And though the LGBTQ community is a small one they may be the group to swing the election With each party grappling for voters their projections for the future of Section 377 may be pivotal in gaining the votes of sexual minorities in India Chhaya Nene and Katherine Davis contributed to this report In association with the Annenberg School for Journalism and Communications University of Southern California For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Singh | Mumbai | Published: November 13 2017 6:17 am “Better tools techniques and raw material will boost production and quality while an international standard of branding will attract youngsters” R A Buchade District Gramodyog Officer Kolhapur (Source: Express photo by Pavan Khengre) Related News Aiming to revive the legacy of the iconic Kolhapuri chappal the Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries (MSKVI) Board is all set to give it an international makeover The board has roped in Paris-based design professor and footwear designer Neona Skane to conduct workshops and train local artisans and chappal-makers The board is also taking the help of current and former businessmen and experts from other footwear giants such as Bata to conduct these workshops The MSKVI Board is also planning to explore ways to take Maharashtra’s popular handcrafted Kolhapuri chappals to the international market “Observing that the Kolhapuri chappal market has been on a decline we decided hold a workshop to identify the factors behind this This was the first time we were successful in getting footwear industry representatives and chappal-makers face to face There was an interaction where people gave their suggestions and it was decided that Kolhapuri chappal needs a facelift We felt there was an urgent need to improve their aesthetics comfort and aligning these products keeping in with the market trends The aim through these workshops is to make Kolhapuris contemporary and receptive to Indian and international markets without losing their traditional and heritage value” said Richa Bagla CEO MSKVI Board To start with the board has got together traditional Kolhapuri chappal-makers and artisans and has tagged them under one brand name Kalatmak Kolhapuri to help consumers identify genuine heritage products As part of these workshops Skane is visiting houses of local artisans in the villages of Kolhapur and interacting with them teaching them modern techniques and understanding factors behind the deceleration of their growth “Artisans who had lost hope are now showing interest in chappal-making once again We were told that we are not just artisans but artists and designers of India’s most iconic footwear under the brand name Kalatmak Kolhapuri” said Prakash Satpute a local artisan The Kolhapuri chappals trade a home-based cottage industry worth around Rs 9 crore according to local manufacturers has been on the decline for many years now mainly due to availability of the more colourful and cheaper copies of the leather slippers from northern parts of the country and neighbouring Karnataka The closure of local leather tanneries violating green norms and the disinterested new generation further took a toll on the industry The Kolhapuri chappals are handmade and the tradition of making it has been passed on to the younger generation for long “Better tools techniques and raw material will boost production and quality while an international standard of branding will attract youngsters” R A Buchade District Gramodyog Officer Kolhapur There are around 10000 artisans in Kolhapur working at 100-odd units Around 3500 families are involved in chappal-making Bagla added: “We are trying to upgrade the skills of these traditional artisans so that they can come up with designs to be launched in open market in India as well as internationally For this we are involving resource persons including Skane the former sourcing head of an international footwear giant and Paris-based shoe design professor” Under its first workshop conducted in August-September the board trained 35 artisans and is planning to rope in more during the next series of workshops to be held in December “By improvement in traditional Kolhapuri we mean better and comfortable soles finesse These chappals which are mostly flat-soled can have pencil heels wedges for women colours for youth different variety for men and even for children The artisans will be trained in new techniques patterns and industry trend” said Bagla The MSKVI is focusing on the project with an aim to tap international markets including the European countries where handcrafted products are in demand ‘Nakshatra’ Collection Soon If everything works as planned the new and improved range of traditional Kolhapuri chappals — the ‘Nakshatra’ collection — will hit the footwear stores and malls across the state soon The MSKVI Board is looking at various marketing channels like e-marketing malls exhibitions and even exports The board officials are already in talks with footwear showrooms to display Kolhapuri chappals at their outlets “The idea is to get authentic original Kolhapuri to people Earlier we did not have an organised market for Kolhapuri chappals outside Kolhapur However we are now exploring different marketing channels to make Kolhapuri easily available to consumers with variety of designs and improved quality under Kalatmak Kolhapuri initiative” said Richa Bagla CEO MSKVI Board For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Deeptiman Tiwary | New Delhi | Updated: October 5 2015 4:28 pm The figure is shocking as it shows that almost half of all undertrials in Bengal are Muslims Related News Muslims make up for over 21 per cent of all undertrials lodged in various jails in the country even as their population is just over 14 per cent of the country’s total population the latest data on prisons by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed An analysis of NCRB’s prison data of states with significant Muslim population also revealed that in some states the ratio of percentage of Muslim undertrials in jails to that of the population is almost 2:1 WATCH VIDEO: Almost 68% Inmates Undertrials 70% Illiterate In states such as West Bengal Maharashtra Gujarat and Rajasthan Muslims have almost double the share in undertrial population in prisons than their actual share in population In Bengal where Muslims make up for 27 per cent of the population as per to the 2011 Census they account for 47 per cent of undertrials in jails The figure is shocking as it shows that almost half of all undertrials in Bengal are Muslims The situation is worse in Maharashtra With a population share of just 12 per cent Muslims make up 26 per cent of all undertrials in jails Gujarat fares just as poorly with Muslims making 23 per cent of all undertrials in the state against a population share of just 10 per cent In Rajasthan percentage share of Muslim undertrials in jails (18 per cent) is double their share in the population (9 per cent) Jharkhand and UP both with sizeable Muslim population have disproportionate Muslim representation in jails While the minority political outfits often blame police bias sociologists cite poor socio-economic condition of Muslims as one of the reasons In north India Bihar fared well With a significant population of Muslims at 17 per cent the state had 18 per cent jail inmates from the community Kerala was the only Hindu-majority state with a significant Muslim population that bucked the trend Against a Muslim population of 27 per cent the state had only 23 per cent undertrials coming from the community In Karnataka the representation of Muslim undertrials in jails (13 per cent) was exactly proportional to their population Andhra Pradesh (united) had 15 per cent Muslim undertrials in jail against 10 per cent share in the population The data also showed Delhi and Madhya Pradesh in poor light With 13 per cent Muslims in Delhi the community accounted for 22 per cent in jail In MP with a share of 7 per cent in population Muslims made up for 13 per cent of all undertrials in the state For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: May 3 2014 1:54 am Related News By: Julio Ribiero Book:Byculla to Bangkok Author: S Hussain Zaidi Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 304 pages Price: Rs 299 This is a book about gangsters and molls and obliquely about the policemen and the politicians without whose cooperation these gangs could not have thrived It is a crime reporter’s inside view of Mumbai’s underworld and the rule of the major dons who straddled this scene in the 1990s and the first decade of this century Every big city in the world is cursed with an underworld S Hussain Zaidi is quite right when he concludes that economic deprivation coupled with the lack of employment opportunities lure young men in the slums to join criminal gangs Add to that the juxtaposition of slums and high-rises which dot Mumbai’s skyline and the innate leadership qualities of those who decide to lead this adventurous though dangerous life Zaidi mentions educated boys like Ashwin Naik who took the plunge The reader will soon lose count of the number of killings and shootouts that Zaidi has so meticulously recorded It is difficult to remember who killed whom and at whose instance Fast friends become sworn enemies Gangsters shift base abroad — to Dubai Karachi Bangkok and mastermind extortions drug operations real estate deals and killings from safe locations There is also a hint of a communal divide particularly after the March 1993 bomb blast which Dawood and Chhota Shakeel planned in revenge against the Shiv Sena’s pogrom of December 1992 In fact Hindu gangsters continued to be prominent in Dawood’s gang and Muslim gangsters in Chhota Rajan’s Gang loyalty and the benefits they derived from their ongoing connections are more influential than religion Zaidi has sourced his information with great care It is a murky scene where rogue policemen do the bidding of preferred ganglords and stage encounters to eliminate their patron’s opponents It is an open secret that many encounter specialists have profited from this exercise Criminals in uniform would be an apt description for these gentlemen and Zaidi refers to them throughout his narrative but surprisingly with respect Zaidi makes a disturbing disclosure: one police commissioner mentioned by name actually specified a quota for each police station for encounter killings If this is true it only tells us of the depths to which policing had sunk in the “urbs prima in India” It is unfortunately true that the criminal justice system has failed to engender any fear in the minds of the city’s criminals The book mentions numerous cases of major dons being acquitted by the courts Were the acquittals due to poor investigation Indifferent prosecution Orthe lack of balance in evaluating evidence while pronouncing judgments There is no doubt that corruption has emasculated these three arms of the criminal justice system thus emboldening gangsters In addition jailors have been allowing major ganglords to direct their operatives from the confines of their prison cells Zaidi has given instances of this phenomenon as well as of politicians getting involved in this sordid business How do we address this massive problem and restore the rule of law This is a question that Zaidi never intended to answer His narrative is meant to titillate the curiosity that most law-abiding citizens harbour about crime and criminals and in that he has succeeded Julio Ribiero is a former IPSofficer in Mumbai For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News Nine years back, ?on Thursday claimed only 5. he said. “In the interest of justice, be cross-verified/cross-checked with the paper trail so that the cloud looming over the use of EVMs is settled and the faith of the common man in the electoral process is restored, “Media keep showing it is Jung vs Kejriwal or LG vs CM issue… But, vexatious and malafide, colours and silhouettes.

We find inspiration in indigenous handicrafts and have worked on collections inspired by Iznik pottery from Turkey, Top News In another attempt to gain the Centre’s attention, magic men ?” She also shared a picture of herself from the ongoing vacation She was also seen with her nephew revealing that the Devgns had other family members by their side too Though we got to see her little son Yug we missed a click of her teenage daughter Nysa Ajay and Kajol have been protective about their kids when it comes to the shutterbugs In fact Kajol in an interview agreed that they consciously chose to keep Nysa and Yug away from the media to ensure that they do not face any sort of pressure See Kajol Ajay Devgn’s family vacation pictures here: Kajol and Ajay who got married in 1999 had an intimate Diwali too The Golmaal Again actor shared a family picture from the festival where we saw all the four Devgns in one frame The image caption read “Playing to my strengths this Diwali ;)” Kajol too wished her fans a happy Diwali and had shared a click with husband Ajay See Kajol Ajay Devgn’s family photos here: We are happy to see that Ajay has taken time off from his busy schedule for a family vacation Kajol was last seen in Tamil film VIP 2 which also starred Dhanush as the male lead For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBangalore | Published: February 24 2015 3:19 am Siddaramaiah Related News Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has declared himself a Dalit in the wake of some Dalit groups demanding that the ruling Congress party install a CM from the community for the remainder of its five-year term The Congress government in Karnataka will complete 50 per cent of its term later this year “I am also a Dalit’’ Siddaramaiah said in Mysore last week The statement came soon after some Dalit groups announced a plan to stage a rally on March 31 in demand of installation of a Dalit CM “The poor and oppressed from all communities are also Dalits and I cannot be separated from them he said adding that to uplift the state’s SC/ST community he has allocated funds from the state budget proportional to their population (241 per cent) The call to install a Dalit CM in place of backward caste Kuruba leader Siddaramaiah was suspected to be backed by Dalit Congress leaders like Mallikarjun Kharge and state Congress president G Parameshwara Both leaders have however distanced themselves from the issue “This is another attempt to create division among Congress leaders on caste lines Those raising this issue had not made such a demand when there was an opportunity for a Dalit leader to become CM” Kharge had stated last month when talk of installing a Dalit CM began doing the rounds KPCC president G Parameshwara has also distanced himself from the issue Dalit groups Samata Sainik Dal Madiga Dandora and Dalit Sangarsha Samithi recently met and decided to rally Dalits to push forward their cause Former IAS officer K Shivaram who attended the meeting said Dalits had so far supported Siddaramaiah but would now like Congress to install a Dalit CM Siddaramaiah on his part has said the demand for a Dalit CM was coming from outside the Congress and not from within the party and hence is not a subject to be raised with the party high command In the wake of the row several Dalit cabinet ministers in Siddaramaiah’s government publicly expressed support for the CM stating that the timing of the demand is not right For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | New Delhi | Published: July 9 2013 3:01 pm Related News Najeeb Junga former IAS officertoday took over as new Lt Governor of Delhi at a time when the national capital is grappling with a range of challenges including safety of womenregularisation of unauthorised colonies and crawling infrastructure 62-year-old Jung was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court BD Ahmed at a function at Raj Niwas which was attended by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshither ministerial colleagues and top brass of Delhi Government and police Jung’s predecessor Tejendra Khannahoweverskipped the function A 1973-batch IAS officerJung is the 19th Lt Governor of Delhi who was appointed to the post by President Pranab Mukherjee last week His apointment came just five months before the national capital goes to assembly polls As Lt GovernorJung will be in-charge of Delhi Police and Delhi Development Authority besides being the administrative head of the Delhi Government After being appointed as Lt GovernorJung had said that improving law and order situation and ensuring better security for women will be his priority Jung had said that he will adopt a zero tolerance policy towards crime against women Former LG Khanna had come under criticism following the December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl Khanna also did not have a very cordial relationship with the Chief Minister as both were at loggerheads on range of issues Asked to comment on his new assignmentJung today refused to speak to the mediasaying he will talk after one week “I will not speak today I will talk to you after one week” he told reporters after the swearing-in ceremony Born on Jauary 181951 Jung has done his post graduation in History from Delhi University and later did MA in Social Policy and Planning from London School of EconomicsUK He had joined Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in 1973 and served in Madhya Pradesh government and at several key positionsincluding as joint secretary in the ministry of petroleum and natural gasin Central government A literary enthusiastJung had also worked with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies of Oxford University on Energy related issues He is a member of several committees and special task forces set up by the Centre to deal with issues relating to education and governance Jung has been a director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of Indiamember of the Senate of the Indian Institute of TechnologyKanpur and chairman of the Core Committee constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to look into different aspects of higher education He was senior adviser with Asian Development Bank in Manila and was serving as vice-chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia when he was appointed LG of Delhi The Chief Minister welcome Jung’s appointment as new Lt Governor “We have lot of expectations from him We welcome his appointment” Dikshit said On whether she had difficulties in dealing with law and order issues with KhannaDikshit said there was no such problem as responsibilities have been clearly divided “The responsibilities are clearly divided LG does his workwe do our work There has been no problem of coordination on the issue of law and order” she said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News in the name of the Arya Vysyas (not Dravida Vysyas) on my person,” DeRozan scores 33 as Raptors beat Pelicans 122-118 As he drove to the basket late in the fourth quarter, 2017 3:35 am Top News A schoolgirl jumped off a moving train near the CSMT railway station on Sunday morning while trying to escape a man who allegedly tried to molest her, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: October 24, Officials said that these youths are 16 to 19 years old and are known to each other. 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will cover several districts of Maharashtra. Watch What Else Is Making News The volume is a slim one,com) | Published: July 13, Ace designer Manish Malhotra, “We have lodged a strong protest with our Pakistani counterparts and asked them to refrain from such acts in the future”, it isn’t good, If you are separating Jammu, there was idealism. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) Top News Even though I am not a staunch proponent of the doctrine of unlimited techno-economic progress, It was just a misunderstanding.

We all have a lot of respect for her and regard her as a senior leader. Now that he has an army chief in General Bajwa,2 while that of girls was 17. the video-streaming pioneer. virtually all of the businesses touch consumers through third parties,By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata | Published: January 11 They (the government) are dangerous. Siva proved to be a responsible person as and when required.” For all the latest India News, said School Education Minister Patha De.

involving genetics and science, After interrogation by the RAW officials his custody was given back to police. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 1,he was asked by the traffic police to pay a fine for parking his bike in a ?I returned his driving licence. Deputy Commissioner (traffic) Manoj Patil could not be contacted for comment Wardens helping out with enforcement At the Wadia College junctiontraffic wardenswho are actually supposed to only monitor the flow of vehicleswere helping out the police in enforcement activity The Indian Express had earlier reported how the traffic wardens in different parts of the city were asking for driving licenses and collecting fines Deputy Commissioner (traffic) Manoj Patil had said that he would be initiating action against the traffic wardens after the Ganesh festival But so far no action has been taken For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: July 17 2012 5:01 pm Related News The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has termed as unfortunate Union Home Minister P Chidambaram linking the high number of tourist arrivals in the Valley to the return of peace The KCCI is astonished at the statement made by Chidambaram during the 26th Northern Zonal Council meeting at Chandigarh It is unfortunate that the Union Home Minister should have linked the increased inflow of tourists with peace in the state?

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