Thailand Media Briefing speech by TAT Deputy Governor at ATF 2018Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, delivered the following speech at the Thailand Media Briefing, held on 24 January, 2018, as part of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018, at Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC)Sawasdee khrap and good afternoon distinguished guests, members of the media, ladies and gentlemen.On behalf of Thai tourism industry, I would like to welcome you all here at the thirty-seventh ASEAN Tourism Forum, the sixth time it will be held in Thailand but the first time in Chiang Mai as part of the policy to promote secondary destinations, create more jobs in the rural areas, ensure a better distribution of tourism earnings and highlight Thailand’s linkages with the Greater Mekong Sub-region countries.With the theme “ASEAN-Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity”, the event is designed to promote tourism to and within the ASEAN region.This year, we are proud to mark the first ATF after commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of ASEAN in 2017. We are delighted to have participated strongly in the “Visit ASEAN@50” campaign with a series of carefully selected Thai products, tour packages and offers to bring memorable travel experiences.The ATF is the only annual opportunity for both the public and private sectors of the ASEAN travel and tourism industry to get together and discuss issues and trends facing the region’s tourism.The event includes meetings of the ASEAN Tourism Ministers alongside with the travel trade show, known as Travex. A total of 275 organisations have registered at Travex.Thailand will also have the largest representation at Travex with 117 registered exhibitors. This is followed by Indonesia (50), the Philippines (30), Malaysia (24), Singapore (20), Vietnam (15), Cambodia (13), Lao PDR. (4), Brunei Darussalam (3) and Myanmar (3) with the buyers contingent totalling a record 240. Most of the hosted buyers are from Europe (113), ASEAN (62), the Americas (40), Asia (25).The ASEAN countries are collectively Thailand’s largest visitor source market in Asia. Thailand welcomed more than 9 million ASEAN visitors in 2017, with Malaysia being the largest market with total arrivals of 3.35 million arrivals (-4.01 percent), followed by Lao PDR. with 1.61 million (+16.18 percent) and Singapore with 1.02 million (+6.26 percent).Chiang Mai is Thailand’s second largest city and the economic engine of the Northern region of the country. It is also one of the Kingdom’s must-visit destinations, and over the years has received various awards and accolades, including the third best city in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Top 15 Cities for 2017, and ranked twelfth in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards’ Top 25 Destinations in Asia.Blessed with a wonderful climate, rich local cultural and natural heritage, and numerous Royal Projects, Chiang Mai is a testament to TAT’s latest marketing concept of ‘Open to the New Shades’ where first-time and repeat visitors can discover new perspectives in existing Thai attractions.Chiang Mai continues to benefit from convenient air access. In 2017, a total of 18,101 international flights utilised Chiang Mai International Airport.Furthermore, in December 2017, Qatar Airways’ launched a direct non-stop service from Doha to Chiang Mai, bringing significant new sources of traffic by allowing visitors from Europe, the Middle East and Africa to connect to the Northern Thai city via the airline’s hub in Qatar.Chiang Mai also has approximately 38,000 (37,785) hotel rooms in 843 accommodation premises, and in October 2017, Chiang Mai was declared a UNESCO Creative City for Crafts and Folk Arts.Thai Tourism SituationThailand crossed the 35 million visitor arrivals mark in 2017. This means that tourism arrivals exceeded the goal for the year, so we are anticipating tourism earnings from international tourists of 53 billion US dollars (1.81 trillion Baht). It is a truly remarkable achievement that all members of the Thai tourism industry can take pride in.The top five destinations for international visitors are: Bangkok, Phuket, Chon Buri, Krabi, and Surat Thani, respectively.And for 2018, TAT has set a growth target of eight percent in tourism revenue from the international market.2018 Focus for Thailand to be a Preferred DestinationTAT’s marketing plan 2018 has been designed to serve the purpose of generating revenue and increase visitor arrivals, promote new ideas and follow the development agenda of Thailand 4.0 using the ‘Sufficiency Economy Philosophy’, as well as ‘Inclusive Tourism’ that maintains a balance between the economy, society and the environment.As 2017 was considered as a challenging year, TAT put its best efforts on tourism marketing in order to stimulate the country’s economy. Many activities; such as, Village to the World, Creative Thailand and The Link were created to highlight the unique Thai local experience.TAT will use tourism to promote sustainable development with the community as the ultimate beneficiary. We believe this will pave the way for Thailand to be a preferred destination among international visitors.International Marketing DirectionFor the international marketing plan strategy in 2018, TAT has segmented target customers worldwide ranging from first-timers to repeaters, senior citizens to sports enthusiasts. TAT will also emphasise on niche markets including Weddings and Honeymoons, and Ladies, as well as continue to create a brand image as a high-end and Luxury Travel destination.Gastronomy Tourism will be focussed on more, as it is also one of the tools to boost the development of the country’s economy that is based on the unique Thai culture and ways of life. Some of the highlighted activities are the opening of the Michelin Guidebook Bangkok, and Thailand will host the fourth UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in May.Communication campaignThe communication strategies for the international market will continue to use “Amazing Thailand”, which has been a popular and well-recognised marketing slogan for 20 years.In 2018, TAT has added to the brand with a new communication campaign called “Open to the New Shades”.Ladies and Gentlemen,I have to say that the strength of Thailand is diversity, so this communication campaign will focus on the strengths of the country. “Open to the New Shades” uncovers a new perception of attractions in Thailand. The communication campaign will introduce brand-new products to visitors or reveal a new charming character of well-known destinations through creativity. This campaign is aimed at attracting more repeat visitors and also first-time visitors.From this concept we will look into the million shades of Thailand. We have potential tourism products reflecting this; such as, Gastronomy, Nature/Beach, Arts and Craft, Culture, and Way of Life.We believe this campaign will help initiate ideas for tourists to explore millions of shades of Thailand that fulfill their new pleasurable experiences even if it is a familiar destination and meanwhile enforce the strength of the locals.To make you better understand the mood and tone about the products under the “Open to the New Shades”, I would like to show you this VDO.————————- Play Conceptual Video (60 seconds) —————————– The future of tourism will lie in the ability of everyone to create their own happiness, especially the emerging generation of young millennials. What could be more fun than designing your own trip with a personalised selection of “Mix and Match options”. The “Amazing Thailand” brand gives you this opportunity all the time wherever you go in Thailand. As such, this new campaign will be customised to accommodate every single target segment and market.Go Local CampaignLadies and gentlemen,Recently, the Royal Thai Government approved a series of tax deduction measures to boost the local economy in 55 second-tier tourist provinces nationwide all through 2018.The measures will support TAT’s latest “Amazing Thailand Go Local”, an approach to promote grassroots economics through the tourism industry by driving traffic of international and domestic travel to local communities in these second-tier provinces. The strategy is creating demand and strengthening the supply side for local tourism. This campaign aims to increase the number of tourists in second-tier provinces to not less than 10 million visitors and create income of not less than 311.42 million US dollars (10 billion Baht).The implemented schemes include privileges, tax rebates for MICE in the targeted areas, interesting events, CSR activities, and of course training programmes, which will enhance competitiveness and strengthen the supply side.ASEAN ConnectivityDue to its unbeatable geographic location at the heart of ASEAN and the Asia-Pacific region, Thailand has the best connections with the entire region, for example:Land borders: There are approximately 30 overland border checkpoints open for travel by international visitors with Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar and Malaysia. There are four Friendship Bridges with Lao PDR, and one with Myanmar with more being planned. The Asian Highway is growing rapidly, and will provide extensive road connectivity beyond the neighbouring countries to both China and India. Rail travel is going to be the next generation of land transport infrastructure to emerge, with high-speed links now in the design and planning stage.Air connectivity: According to the Airports of Thailand, its international airports serve 135 scheduled and chartered airlines. Low-cost airlines from Vietnam, China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong are boosting their frequencies to Bangkok as well as other popular tourism destinations; such as, Phuket and Chiang Mai.Marine connectivity – Phuket, Pattaya and Samui are now home to a number of cruise and yachting marinas. Ferry connectivity is growing with Malaysia and will grow in future with Indonesia, Cambodia and Myanmar.To build on this expansion, TAT has launched a new “Experience Thailand and More” pocketbook, focusing on four key experiences that enhance its ASEAN Connectivity initiative with new destination combinations. It is also in line with TAT’s latest marketing concept of ‘Open to the New Shades’, which highlights how visitors can discover new perspectives in existing Thai attractions, or indulge in experiences in new tourist attractions in the Kingdom and beyond.”These ‘Experience Thailand and More’ routes include:A Journey to ASEAN Ancient Kingdom’, to promote Northern Thailand as a linkage to the historic trails in the North of ASEAN.‘ASEAN Peranakan and Nature Trail, which links the Andaman coastal cities while highlighting Phuket’s distinctive Peranakan culture and distinctive gastronomic scene.‘Mekong Active Adventure Trail’ that combines the Northeast (Isan) with Cambodia. The trail showcases Buri Ram as the sports city and is ideal for travellers who love combining sports with adventure travel experiences.‘ASEAN World-Class Culinary and Heritage Cities’ highlights culinary travel experiences in major and unique cities of Central Region provinces in Thailand, along with those in Malaysia, and Singapore. The route focuses on food culture, local cuisine, world-class restaurants and top things to do in the featured cities with Bangkok as the world’s gastronomic hub.As the host of the ASEAN Tourism Forum, TAT has organised post-tours that also include a number of ASEAN Connectivity itineraries further strengthening TAT’s commitment to promote ASEAN as a single destination.ConclusionI would like to end by thanking all of you for joining us here today and for your ongoing support. I am sure this briefing has given you something to write about. We are looking forward to welcoming you all again in Amazing Thailand. Last but not least, for anyone who still has a question about our communication campaign “Open to the New Shades”, here is the answer.Thank you and sawasdee khrap.See more at TAT NewsroomSource = Tourism Authority of Thailand
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eager to study his remains which are among the oldest and most complete of a human ancestor in North America and a group of five Native American tribes who claimed the bones as the Ancient One one of their own forebears The US Army Corps of Engineers which manages the land on which the remains were found intended to return the ancient bones to the Native Americans The archeologists sued for the right to study them and in 2004 a judge ruled that the fossils should be studied further MORE: Ice Age Infants Genes Show That Native Americans First Came From Asia The results of that analysis were published in a popular book that detailed the lifestyle that Kennewick Man likely led but since then advances in genetic sequencing made it possible to do a complete genome study of his DNA And those results published in the journal Nature resolve a long-standing dispute over where Kennewick Man came from Europe or Asia or whether he was as the Native American tribes claimed an early ancestor who gave rise to some of the Native American populations that subsequently resided in North America His genes show that Kennewick Man was more closely related to Native Americans than to European or Asian populations "Its very clear the genome sequence shows that he is most closely related to contemporary Native Americans" says Eske Willerslev from the Center for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen who led the analysis MORE: A Tale Told by Ancient Bones Hints of these results first leaked in January when emails obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request by reporters at the Seattle Times revealed that Willerslevs group shared some of their early findings with the Army Corps of Engineers to update them on the genetic analysis which was done in Copenhagen And presumably it puts to rest any lingering questions about Kennewick Mans origins Those began when the first archeologist to evaluate the skulls anatomical features declared it to be more Caucasian than Native American and continued when Douglas Owsley a physical anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institution who is considered the expert on North American human remains agreed with that conclusion Owsley pointed out that the prominent forehead of Kennewick Man and thinner brain case made him more like Japanese Ainu or Polynesians rather than Native Americans His genes tell a different story however and when Willerslevs group also compared Kennewick Mans DNA to that of the Ainu Polynesians and Europeans they found that it did not share the same similarities as it did with those of the contemporary Colville a Native American tribe from the Columbia River area that agreed to provide DNA samples No other Native American groups provided genetic material so its possible that other tribes have an even closer connection to the ancient remains than the Colville The results do not show that Kennewick Man was a direct ancestor of any tribe living today says Willerslev Its not known whether for example an older population of Native Americans living in North America then split into a branch that led to Kennewick Man and another to the contemporary tribes such as the Colville or whether Kennewick Man is the ancestor of the Colville and other modern Native Americans The genetic analysis does little to change archeologists current theories about the first North Americans The first people to spread into the Americas likely came 5000 to 6000 years before Kennewick Mans time probably from Siberia via a now non-existent land bridge that allowed them to traverse the Bering Strait As for Kennewick Mans future Willerslev says that he has been in contact with several members of the Colville throughout the analysis and says that "To me they seemed pretty excited and found it interesting" Whether the remains will now go back to the Native American groups under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act isnt clear But Willerslev acknowledges the irony in the findings "The reason why we came 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And we tried to change itreverse it And we did Shekhar Gupta: But with some help from the global financial crisis in 2007 O P Bhatt: Yesbut the change happened much before that It started in 2006 The crisis came in late 2008 So we had started the change much before that And if the State Bank of India was the preferred destination at the time of the crisisit was simply because in those two years we had been able to change the perception about the State Bank of India The brand had got certainly much bigger and much more powerful Shekhar Gupta: Take us to the days of the crisis You were the one bank that didnt seem crisis-ridden In factyou were the one bank in the whole world that seemed to benefit from the crisis All kinds of deposits moved to you O P Bhatt: Wellwe benefited as far as the inflow of deposits were concerned There was a time when we were having walk-in retail deposits for about Rs 1000 crore per day for days on end Thats a large sum of money to handleand so much so that at a point of timewe were having surplus deposits with us of Rs 1 lakh crore Now there is a huge carrying cost to it and that was one of the genesis of this special home loan product…that surplus of one lakh crore Shekhar Gupta: You had to create a pipeline to shove this money into O P Bhatt: We had to create a pipeline If you look at the number of people in this country who need home loansand the number of people who got home loans after this product was launchedlast year we sanctioned three lakh home loansSBI alone And since the entire industry has fallen in line in terms of these productscumulativelymaybe 10 lakh home loans were sanctioned Our average size of a home loan is Rs 12 lakhso look at the customer that we are servicingthe small manthe middle-class personwho otherwise would not have access to home loans Shekhar Gupta: So when did you realise that the financial downturn was an opportunity O P Bhatt: When deposits started flowingand just before this happenedwe had a huge deficit of depositsabout Rs 30-35000 crorewe were borrowing from the Reserve Bank of India almost on a daily basis And this happened because our credit growth in State Bank of India was out-stepping deposit growth So when deposits started flowing into usI thought it was great Because credit growth was reasonably good till that point of timetillof courseit stalled and there was a problem Shekhar Gupta: Let me get more specific Tell us what happened with the Tata Group Tata Group came under pressure at that timethey had made foreign acquisitionsthey had made commitments You held their hand Tatas were one such group Now some time has passed Tell me what happened O P Bhatt: Noas far as loans to Tata Group were concernedthere was no issuebecause even though some of the loan sizes people said were too bigTata is the largest conglomerate in India Our relationship with Tatas goes back more than 100 years107 years So loan-wisethere was no issue The issue was only in terms of credit enhancementwhich we had given to one of their issuesTata Motors Shekhar Gupta: Rightbecause Tata Motors had made that extensive acquisitionwhichat that timelooked like a dumb thing O P Bhatt: I dont knowbecause I had some inside informationwhich is why we went into it We thought what they were doing was really visionaryand we had enough reason to believe that theyll be successful in itit maybe a bit of a long haul But I think a banker should not be someone who takes away the umbrella when it is raining Shekhar Gupta: So you held the umbrella when it started to pour O P Bhatt: We held itwe held it very strongly Shekhar Gupta: Soare you expecting another rights issue now…for government to put in the money againbecause its a good investment O P Bhatt: Yesnot only is it a good investment for the governmentthat is one way of looking at it The other way of looking at it is that we need growth capital The economy needs to grow Thereforebanks need to engage with the economy They cannot engage unless there is growth capital So if the largest bank gets the capital which it thinks it needs for the next twothreefour yearsthen the government would be helping the economy to grow Of coursethey would be getting their investment back And the multiplier effectyou knowmore incomemore taxes Shekhar Gupta: You have looked at the current crisis that has hit public sector bankinginquiriesallegations of corruption So typical of the public sectorisnt it O P Bhatt: Not at all I would sayespecially in the banking industry and in the State Bank of IndiaI cant say that there arent individuals here and there who maybe corruptbut I would say that 99 per cent of the people are squeaky clean Shekhar Gupta: Mr Bhatttell me about your future plans You are unusual in the sense that you have opted out of the race for SEBI chairmanalthough its a wonderful job to have O P Bhatt: Welltemperamentally and experience-wiseI was not equipped for the job I really felt that it was not my cup of tea I dont have any definite plans for the future I know that I will workbecause I need to workI cant live on my pension What I will do is a little hazybut things are beginning to fall in place because there are certain conversations which are going onprivate sectorsmultinationals So something will come hopefully Shekhar Gupta: Looking backdo you have regrets that SBI missed some opportunities or that Indian banks missed some opportunities during the crisis Mr Chidambaram once said that you should have made a bid for Citibank with the share price of $1 O P Bhatt: My view was that to buy into Citibank as an investment is one thingand maybe we could have made so manydepending on how the share price moved And it moved up But I dont think State Bank of India has the bandwidth to control a bank like Citibank What would have happened is that Citibank would have run on its ownwe would have been passive owners And I didnt think that was the right thing to do Shekhar Gupta: But there were acquisition opportunities If not Citibankthere would have been others O P Bhatt: There were a lot of so-called acquisition opportunities which came our way There were several brokersseveral banksseveral institutions which came to us with all kinds of opportunitiesbut that was also the time when you would have found that certain acquisitions went sourand it was very difficult to make out what were the bad apples behind each balance sheet So the question to me wasshould I grow for the sake of growthbecause there is this opportunity Or should I be prudent I didnt want to have growth for growths sake Shekhar Gupta: So it was never that feeling of crisis O P Bhatt: Nonot in India Shekhar Gupta: But you knowthe ironical thing is thathaving done all this in the public sector nowwe are exporting this talent to the private sector Only suggestion I would give you iswhen you negotiate your compensation for the next jobdont let them see your paycheque now O P Bhatt: But I can let them see my house Transcribed by Shatarupa ChakrabortyFor longer versionvisit http://s.wwwindianexpresscom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Updated: April 20 2017 10:32 pm Aaron Hernandez hung himself and was pronounced dead at a Massachusetts hospital early Wednesday (Source: AP) Top News Aaron Hernandez’s apparent suicide in prison _ just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges _ remains shrouded in mystery Why now Is there more to the story What happens to his estate Authorities offered few answers after Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend His death came hours before his former New England Patriots teammates visited the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory Hernandez 27 died five days after a jury acquitted him in the 2012 shooting deaths of two men whom prosecutors alleged he gunned down after one accidentally spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub The apparent suicide left friends family and his legal team shocked and in disbelief Many were searching for an explanation to the tragic end of a young man whose football skills at one point earned him a five-year $40 million contract extension with the NFL’s top franchise “There were no conversations or correspondence from Aaron to his family or legal team that would have indicated anything like this was possible” said his attorney Jose Baez “Aaron was looking forward to an opportunity for a second chance to prove his innocence Those who love and care about him are heartbroken and determined to find the truth surrounding his untimely death” Guards found Hernandez shortly after 3 am Wednesday at the state prison in Shirley Correction Department spokesman Christopher Fallon said The former tight end was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later Fallon said he was not aware of any suicide note and officials had no reason to believe Hernandez was suicidal Otherwise he would have been transferred to a mental health unit Fallon said The Worcester County district attorney’s office and the Correction Department were investigating and Massachusetts’ chief medical examiner was conducting an autopsy The Patriots had no immediate comment and President Donald Trump made no mention of Hernandez at the White House event A star tight end for the University of Florida when it won the 2008 title Hernandez dropped to the fourth round of the NFL draft because of trouble in college that included a failed drug test and a bar fight His name also had come up in an investigation into a shooting Still he was a productive tight end for the Patriots for three seasons He caught 79 passes for 910 yards and seven touchdowns in his second year to help the team reach the Super Bowl But the Patriots released him in 2013 shortly after he was arrested in the killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee Hernandez was convicted and sentenced to life in prison Last week Hernandez was acquitted in the 2012 drive-by shootings of two men in Boston As the jury deliberated cameras spied Hernandez blowing kisses to the young daughter he fathered with fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Investigators suggested Hernandez shot Lloyd to keep him quiet about the two earlier killings A lawyer who represents Lloyd’s mother said she’s moving forward with a wrongful-death lawsuit against Hernandez’s estate which includes a home valued at $13 million In the Dorchester neighborhood where Lloyd grew up a family friend of the victim wondered if Hernandez could no longer bear the weight of his crime and his squandered potential “I just think it got to him _ the guilt” Mixson Philip said “Each man has to live with himself You can put on an act like nothing happened but you’ve got a soul You’ve got a heart” Friends also were grieving in Connecticut where Hernandez was raised “Especially after him getting acquitted of the double murder That was a positive thing in our minds” said Alex Cugno who grew up with Hernandez in Bristol “I don’t believe that he would have killed himself It just doesn’t add up” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: February 5 2016 4:25 am Related News Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) on Thursday appointed nine of its senior officers as relationship managers in 20 different sectors The step is to provide full assistance to potential investors in the state to establish their projects Relationship Managers will be responsible for providing options to the investors to choose locations for their projects obtain various clearances from HSIIDC and other departments guiding them to obtain necessary permissions from the central government and pursuing investments in their fields The relationship managers are Arvind Mehtani Mahavir Singh Sandeep Chawla Priya Sardana Rajesh Sharma Rakesh Tuteja Manoj Pal Singh RN Khan and PK Garg Each relationship manager is required to submit a fortnightly report about the progress made in their fields They have also been empowered to direct officers of various industrial estates to act on their behalf Industries and Commerce Minister Capt Abhimanyu said that the state is also organising roadshows in various metro cities to attract the investment After the roadshows in Delhi and Kolkata the next shows will be in Chennai Mumbai and Bangalore soon All these cities are being targeted to generate maximum investments in the state He added that these road shows would be followed by ‘Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit-2016’ scheduled in Gurgaon on March 7 and 8 For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News
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then held the putter behind his neck as if he wanted to snap it.Every structure needs to have a permission before construction which consists of details of the area of construction and floors, he added HoweverDandge refused to reveal the notices served to builderssaying the action would continue and it would be made public as and when the action takes place For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 10 2016 9:29 am Shah Rukh Khan at the launch of his biography 25 Years of a Life (source: Varinder Chawla) Top News Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood’s King of Romance today but all those years back he was just a guy from Delhi trying to make it big in Mumbai And even today there is a part of SRK who identifies with being a newcomer Talking at the launch of his biography the actor said “An actor is just like water… he should just adapt the colour and shape I believe the art is important the artist is not The art remains and not the artist and as an actor I feel if I think like that I can work with some amount of purity The purity will be retained if I believe that my art is important than myself” Watch: Other news from entertainment Shah Rukh Khan was speaking at an event to launch a biography on him by “Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye” director Samar Khan The actor also took to Twitter to thank Samar and how his son AbRam loved the launch “Thk u @samarmumbaikhan this is so special The book is lovely & my lil 1 is happy to c so many papas #25yearsofalife” he wrote Thk u @samarmumbaikhan this is so special The book is lovely & my lil 1 is happy to c so many papas #25yearsofalife pictwittercom/YnoF3d5dnQ — Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 9 2016 Talking about his journey SRK wrote “25 years in the film industry was a big dream for a boy who came from Delhi all those years ago These years have been full of excitement hard work and various ups and downs and this book is a tribute to all these filmmakers who believed in me and my dreams I am extremely thankful to all my fans who have made me who I am today” Recalling his initial days he said: “I was an odd-looking guy I was not from a film background I spoke too fast but I am thankful all the filmmakers and those friends who gave me an opportunity So for me if a newcomer comes I have been trained by people like these to respect the newcomer and love them” Shah Rukh also revealed that being the star the choice of roles being offered to him get limited “Sometimes it’s awkward… today being in this position the choices are less I meet many directors but it goes out of hand sometimes Despite spending 25 years I still feel like a newcomer I find it awkward I have spent 25 years but I still feel like a newcomer” Read:Meet the man behind Shah Rukh Khan’s success and he is not Yash Chopra Titled “25 years of a Life” the book captures interesting incidents from King Khan’s successful journey in the industry Each of its 30 chapters are a director’s take on a particular character created by them and portrayed by SRK Samar Khan said: “This book was the perfect chance for me to tell the SRK story from a different lens I would like to thank everyone involved who has made this dream project a reality” (With inputs from IANS) For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Updated: March 18 2016 9:21 pm In his official statement sent through his publicist Hrithik Roshan has spoken about the fake email id through which he alleges someone was impersonating him Related News Hrithik Roshan has finally broken his silence on his alleged affair with Kangana Ranaut that has now taken B-town by storm In his official statement sent through his publicist Hrithik has spoken about the fake email id through which he alleges someone was impersonating him Interestingly nowhere in his statement has he mentioned Kangana but has addressed the issue of mental health and the fact that he was requested to keep silent and did so for two years Here’s his official statement (Read:Hrithik to again approach cyber crime cell to find imposter) Also read:Hrithik Roshan’s statements to media made to gain public sympathy says Kangana Ranaut’slawyer “Anything private that becomes public gives rise to speculation and unnecessary controversies simply because the general public are not privy to the whole truthOut of respect for everyone involved I followed the legal path to resolve the matter in question so as to keep it private It was a breach of ethics to reveal the contents of a private legal notice Dignified silence is dignified up to a point but there comes a time when the silence needs to be broken to protect one’s name family and imageThe crux of the matter is that the mail id hroshan@emailcom does NOT belong to me I had filed a complaint in this regard with Mumbai Cyber Crime cell on 12 December 2014 when I learnt of this impersonator communicating with said person I have absolutely NO CONNECTION with this ID The entire issue stems from a case of identity theft which has carried over to me My complaint was reactivated on March 5 2016 and the crime unit has made headway in tracking this person down Once that is done the matter can be laid to restAnd finally I believe that mental health is a grave and crucial issue which merits serious discussion I would never address it flippantly nor use it as a personal attack Any allegation to the contrary is a misrepresentation of facts I was requested to keep silent and I did so for 2 years” (Read:Hrithik Roshan Kangana Ranaut’s battle turns ugly actors send legal notices) For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: April 17 2012 3:04 am Related News To maintain law and order in the citythe city police took preventive action against as many as 246 persons on Sunday The drive was conducted by all the police stations Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Rajesh Bansode said 91 persons were booked under Section 107 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)70 were booked under Section 109 of CrPC28 were booked under Section 151 of CrPC and 23 were booked under Sections of the Bombay Police Act Bansode said action was taken against potential trouble makerssuspicious personshistory sheeters at police station level As many as 32 persons were booked by Bhosari police28 by Chaturshringi police21 by Nigdi police and 18 by Bharati Vidyapeeth police Police said this preventive drive was bigger than the one carried out during civic elections A similar special drive was conducted by the Pune rural police last week to keep a tab on the criminal elements in the areas around Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) in ChakanTalegaon Dabhade and Ranjangaon The Pune rural police had taken action against 96 persons in the region under different Sections of the CrPC For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: June 9 2012 4:46 am Related News The decomposed body of a boy was found on the banks of the Mithi River by Kherwadi police on Friday Police are yet to ascertain the identity of the deceased Police said the boyaged 10-12 yearsdied three days ago The body apparently drifted to the spotthe police said Senior police inspector Avadhut Chavan said?s used to be everyone? 2016 12:52 am Pakistan’s army chief Raheel Sharif talks to a man injured in an attack on a university, Pressure on India 9:16 pm-?" she said. that’s still a possibility. and with this strength and the timely action of the police and authorities, While he has won almost everything there is to win with Barcelona, who will join Liverpool next season.
“I was talking to filmmaker Prakash Jha and Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (director of ‘Pink’). She has dedicated it to two Bangladeshi activists who were murdered and said she wants to share it with Indian LGBT activists.‘Sholay’ completes 40 years: From ‘kitney aadmi thhe’ to ‘suar ke bachcho’ – iconic dialogues from the cult classic “While I was making the film I did not think it will have such an impact on audience. I hope the BCCI picks the funniest option.debate about who is best suited for the all-important job having polarised opinion, Related News ‘Breaking Bad’actor Aaron Paul is eager to leave Los Angeles and return to the “mountains and streams” of Idaho. and, and my sister had such trouble getting finance for the films because they thought she is 21, and Saina Nehwal to be part of the elite list of women who have earlier brought glory to India. artists.
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As per the agenda which will be taken up before the general house on Monday,Vincent out, read the banners at Anfield last Saturday as the Malaysian owner of Cardiff CityVincent Tanlooked on disgruntled from the directors box Tanthe man who changed the Welsh sides jersey from blue to redwanted his manager Malky Mackay out An email was sent from his office to Mackay ahead of the Liverpool gameasking the latter to quit or be sacked Sven-Goran Eriksson was approached to take over Mackayhoweverstood his ground He was granted a standing ovation from both sets of fans after the match at Anfield despite Cardiff City losing 3-1 to the hosts A visibly shaken Tan was seen hurrying for the exit About 48 hours laterthe Malaysian withdrew his sacking threat The fans had won In the pastCardiff has produced some fantastic footballers from Manchester Uniteds Ryan Giggs to the most expensive footballer in the worldReal Madrids Gareth Bale Yetthe citys leading football club was unheard of outside its city walls Then Mackay took charge in June 2011 and pushed the Bluebirds into the highest orbit top flight football In their maiden Premier League campaignthe Bluebirds havent done too badly either They made a positive start with an upset win over Manchester City and then shared spoils with Manchester United At the half-way stagetheyre placed 15th with 17 points from as many matches But Tan expected moreespecially after Mackay had broken the clubs transfer fees on three occasions in the past few months striker Andreas Cornelius for 75 milliondefender Steven Caulker for 8 million and midfielder Gary Medel for 11 million The new signingshoweverfailed to make an impact Tan wanted answers and tried pressing Mackay for it The fans replied on his behalf Shamik is a principal correspondent based in Kolkata shamikchakrabarty@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: The UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Home Ministry have joined hands to combat human trafficking originating from the neighbouring countries UN Women and the UNODC also decided to collaborate to fight off the menace while observing the World Day against Trafficking in Persons Representational image Reuters World Day against Trafficking in Persons was on 30 July and it was observed on Monday in the national capital "I am pleased to know that UNODC South Asia has decided to create a unique Trafficking in Persons Platform From the perspective of law enforcement and rehabilitating" Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi said at the event Addressing representatives from Nepal Bangladesh India Lekhi said that trafficking deserved the severest punishment and that there was a need firstly to identify the zones from where the crime emerges "I as a public representative am very concerned about trafficking wherever it happens in the country" she said She said that regions hit by natural calamities like drought flood hurricane and tsunami are the breeding grounds for those who indulge in the trafficking business as they find many potential victims there The MP also said that people in such regions should be made aware of their "vulnerability" This can be done through informative short films public discourse community led activities like safe sleeping and safe bathrooms She said that to effectively tackle the problem trafficking rings have to be broken and the victims have to be rehabilitated through imparting meaningful vocational training which ensures sustenance Speaking on the occasion UNODC South Asia representative Sergey Kapinos said: "UNODC’s latest report identifies more than 500 different forms of trafficking.Children make up for almost one-third of all victims worldwide There is a need to act now to collectively address this issue "We can all benefit by strengthening regional mechanisms of sharing knowledge information intelligence and good practices UNODC is committed to addressing human trafficking through four Ps: prosecution protection prevention and partnerships" he added Gandhinagar: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi arrived in Gujarat on Saturday on a three-day visit his fourth in a row to the poll-bound state This time he is visiting the stronghold of the BJP in north Gujarat Gandhi is expected to attack the ruling BJP both in the state as well as the Centre on various fronts like the Goods and Services Tax demonetisation unemployment Patidars farmer distress and price rise et al As the state gears up for the state assembly elections on 9 and 14 December political bigwigs have made Gujarat their second home and the Gandhi scion is no exception In the last two months not just Gandhi but Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national chief Amit Shah have been to the state several times File image of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi PTI Gandhi arrived at the Ahmedabad airport on Saturday morning Then in a completely unplanned move he headed to the Akshardham Temple Gandhinagar After ’tilak’ and ‘darshan’ he set out for the Chiloda village adjoining the state capital Gandhi during his recent visits has made it a point to visit most of the pilgrim places and famous temples He will later visit Chala and Majra chokdi both in Gandhinagar district From there he will head to Prantij and Himmatnagar before going to Idar a tribal region In Himmatnagar Gandhi will be addressing a farmers gathering In the afternoon he will be visiting the Khedbrahmma region as well as visit the famous Ambaji temple In Idar as well as in Vadali he will have corner meetings similar to the ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ type His night halt will be in Ambaji town Before his Ambaji temple ‘darshan’ he will address a public meeting on the rights of tribals at Khedbrahmma Gandhi’s frequent visits have sprung quite a surprise in political circles and have been unprecedented Political pundits opine that as far as Congress leaders especially from the 10 Janpath in Delhi are concerned visits to the state have always been for a single day Until now they were mostly characterised by a single public meeting in some remote tribal region But this is probably for the first time that three-day visits have been planned and executed in Gujarat and that too in urban areas as well On Sunday Gandhi will have an interaction with the social media and IT teams of the party followed by his visits Danta and Jalotra and a public meeting at Palanpur in Banaskantha district In Deesa Gandhi will once again address small gatherings of youth and talk about Yuva Rojgar On Sunday he will be visiting and having ‘darshan’ of two temples one at Thara and the other Totana He will also address a public meeting at the Thara ground Late on Sunday evening he will arrive at former chief minister Anandiben Patel’s bastion Patan and address a public meeting He will make a night halt at Patan Circuit House On Monday Gandhi will meet Dalit leaders in the morning after his ‘darshan’ to Patan’s Vir Megh Maya Temple After that he will be visiting four villages in the area and once again have a small gathering and discussion (Chopal-style) with the nomadic tribe communities On the last day of his three-day sojourn Gandhi will have a ‘darshan’ in three temples First in Varana where he will also address a public meeting then in Shankheshwar temple and later in Becharaji where he will also address the ‘Rojgar Adhikar Sabha’ Gandhi will arrive in the Mehsana constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel where he will address women at ‘Mahila Adhikar Sabha’ He will end the visit on Monday with small corner meetings in Visnagar the place from where the Patidar reservation stir initiated He will then leave for Delhi Written by Abhijit V Banerjee | Published: February 21 2012 3:28 am Related News Dont throw away DFID and its good work in a fit of unthinking nationalism It is tough being the Department for International Development (DFID)the UK aid agencyin India these days While Indian politicians are all too happy to score points against the erstwhile colonial masters and Indian leader writers hold forth about blood money and colonialism by other meansnewspapers back in the UK scream that aid money is not buying enough influence or allegiance The only real justification for foreign aid has to be that we care about desperately poor peopleirrespective of who they are or where they live It makes sense for the DFID to be in Indiabecause after all the bluster and brave talk from Indian elitesit is still true that 30 per cent of the worlds poorest live in India And this ought not to be a surprise Despite a couple of decades of fast growthdespite the Bollywood billionaires and space programmesIndia is still a very poor countrywith per capita incomes around 10 per cent of those in the United Kingdomafter adjusting for differences in prices and such things All the talk about India possibly becoming the second largest economy in the world in two decadesapart from perhaps being slightly over-optimistic (growth rates are slowing dramatically right now)obscures the fact that this is mainly because India will have 15 billion people by thenand something like half of them would have grown up half-fed and quarter-educated This does mean that there is a limit to how much the UK government can do to help out Even if they wanted tothey simply dont have the money We in India will ultimately have to do most of the work of solving our own problems But that does not mean that help right now is not needed I have long been an advocate of taxing the rich more (wealth taxesfor example)but in the short rungiven how footloose the smart money tends to be and all the other challenges of tax collectionit is hard to imagine India raising more than a few per cent of GDP by raising taxes That is a lot of moneybut there are lots of problems to solve education is a mess and so is healthcarenot to speak of infrastructure Ortake nutrition 50 per cent of children in India show signs of serious malnutritionthats several hundred million children And every little bit helps What logic would justify walking away from thembecause the pride of a few elite Indians is affronted by what they view as British charity Of coursethe argument does not end here Perhaps even with the best of intentionsaid is doomed to be ineffective because it is foreignas a number of scholars (and many leader writers) have suggested My sense is that the evidence on thislike the evidence of most propositions in economics at this level of generalityis too ambiguous to bear the weight that is given to it many social programmes faileven in the developed world and Im not sure that aid-funded social programmes fail more than the rest (though it is always easy to find instances of aid funded and non-aid funded disasters) More importantlythe DFIDat least in Indiahas been very careful to avoid the standard pitfalls of donor-funded programmes They have focused on specific problems mainly nutritionsanitation and child and maternal health without offering a recipe for all of poverty They have gone where the poor are in BiharMadhya Pradesh and Orissa Andperhaps most importantlythey have stayed away from offering readymade solutions Their work has always emphasised that we do not know why these problems are the way they are and that research will have to play a central role in coming up with effective solutions This last point highlights what I see as the most important contribution foreign aid can make to India The culture in most government departments in India is dominated by a combination of expediency and received wisdom (thissadlymight be one of colonialisms most lasting contributions) Departments are mostly run by non-specialists who expect to hold the job for a year or two andthereforedont necessarily have the timeinclination or capacity to learn what is needed to really tackle hard problems And even when they want to get it rightthe nature of politics is such that those in government never want to emphasise the possibility of failure or the need to scale down ambitions This is where donors have the potentialand where the UK aid agency has shown a particular commitment Precisely because it is not the governmentthe DFID can focus on a single problem or twotake the long viewemphasise trial-and-errorget to know the subject area well and think carefully Through all thatit can get us to solutions that the government system may not be able to get to and more generallyinspirethrough acculturation and imitationa model of governing that will enable India to ultimately solve its own problems It is not the money that the UK government gives us that is its biggest gift but the ability of its aid agency to be patientserious and openand it would be a tragedy if we throw it away in a fit of unthinking nationalism The writer is Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and directorAbdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: September 6 2017 4:44 pm Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has recently faced a lot of criticism (Source: File) Top News After coming under heavy criticism for his under performance Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has answered his critics This is according to head coach Darren Lehmann Speaking to reporters Lehmann said “I thought Matthew Wade answered his critics really well in this game A great stumping a couple of catches so that was pleasing for Matthew” If he did it (wicketkeeping) … he probably couldn’t bat as high He sat under the lid as well at bat-pad for really a day and a half t the end of the day he’s picked to bat No4 or No5 for Australia and we want him making runs” With reports Peter Nevill also making a stake to reclaim his spot Wade must be aware of not letting his performance drop Nevill had recently reiterated his desire to play well so that he could be in the reckoning for the Ashes squad Wade has not fared well in his previous nine Tests and has averaged above 20 “It’s all about playing the best cricket I can And that’s going to be for NSW in the (JLT domestic) one-day tournament and then there’s going to be two or three Shield games before the Ashes squad gets announced” Nevill said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsSrinagar: Rina Mitra special secretary Department of Internal Security Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday called on Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra in Srinagar and discussed internal security and safeguarding of the Line of Control (LoC) in the state Representational image PTI Mitra accompanied by Gyanesh Kumar joint secretary (J-K) MHA met Vohra at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar an official spokesman said He said the governor discussed with Mitra a range of issues relating to effective maintenance of law and order internal security and the safeguarding of International Border the LoC and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) They also discussed the increasing infiltration attempts and growing incidence of terrorism in the valley continuing attacks on the state police personnel and the most worrying consequences following the involvement of the youth and the students in agitational activities the spokesman said He said they also discussed the security arrangements for the smooth conduct of Amarnath yatra commencing on 29 June By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: March 19 2017 4:22 am Top News A year after the Purandhar site was finalised for the proposed Pune International Airport the state government has failed to make an allocation for the same in the budget The State Budget which was presented by Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Saturday however made allocations for Pune Metro the Smart City project and the ambitious plan to clean up the Mula-Mutha river Last year Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced Purandhar as the final site for the proposed international airport It took well over 15 years for the site to be decided and the survey works for the same have already begun Besides the airport Ring Roads and other infrastructure projects are also planned along the route to further develop the area The budget failed to make any reference to the project instead airport projects of Shirdi Karad Amravati Solapur and Chandrapur have been allocated Rs 50 crore Of these the Shirdi airport would soon be operational For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Greater Noida | Published: September 18 2017 1:28 am Following the complaint a case was filed at the Dhankaur police station under sections 498A (dowry) 302 (murder) of the IPC against Krishna his father Mahipal mother Sarala sister Pinki and uncle Rakesh (Representational Image) Top News A day after a 30-year-old woman was found dead in Dhankaur area of Greater Noida police have lodged a case of dowry death A senior police officer said “The woman Meena was found hanging from one of the beams in the house around 330 pm Saturday” Her father Virendra Singh Sunday filed a police complaint alleging that his daughter had been killed by her husband Krishna “He alleged that his daughter was being tortured by her husband and in-laws and they were demanding a dowry of Rs 10 lakh” added the officer Meena who got married on May 12 2009 also has a seven-year-old daughter “At the time of the incident her daughter was in school There are no witnesses and we are speaking to people to understand what exactly happened” added the officer A cream-coloured sari was found tied around the woman’s neck and a plastic chair and her slippers were recovered from the spot police said “After the post-mortem report it will be clearer as to how she died” added the officer Following the complaint a case was filed at the Dhankaur police station under sections 498A (dowry) 302 (murder) of the IPC against Krishna his father Mahipal mother Sarala sister Pinki and uncle Rakesh Nobody has been arrested so far The last such incident was reported in the last week of August when a 28-year-old woman was allegedly set ablaze over dowry demands at Neemka village in Gautam Buddh Nagar For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsMaharashtra Revenue Employees Union,the state government had told the court that no new cases were given to Sadaphule after the PIL was filed. ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ actor, The party leaders took stock of the poll preparedness and also discussed the points to be included in the election manifesto of BJP, As a result, 2013 2:14 am Related News Even as the Calcutta High Court has put the state government in the dock for its failure in controlling the Trinamool Congress?Obama is eager to show that the US and Argentina are on better footing now that Macri is in office.s Central Monitoring System (CMS) and other related programmes.
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villagers in Samao have also announced that they would do the same on May 2. Following this,claiming that microfinance exploits the poor because India has never allowed a plebiscite in Kashmir.Some examples of where the regulator has clearly overreached are provided below. This would doubly anger the terrorist who swears by a cause monumental enough to extend to your afterlife as well. Roger Federer in action on the opening day. Hearing the petition,who was arrested in connection with firing at a friend of a witness, said Modi. 2012 2:12 am Related News If IPL has to belong to the world?
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and marches to mark the day. Classics can only work when you can update them with something au courant. Punjab and Haryana — participated in the event led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Capitol Complex. 2016 11:15 am Lionel Messi (L) fell short of equaling Cristiano Ronaldo’s 11-goal mark in the first phase of the Champions League. and her 59-year-old sibling to cancer within two days of one another earlier this month,as they had done for Punjab,even if it was funded or organised by the Pakistanis and that just the fact of accepting a free ticket and a tiny per diem would not have compromised your integrity. after the BCCI put out a press release on Thursday inviting applications for the position of head coach for the Indian men’s cricket team. Another 43 houses are under construction there. Related News Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse.
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he fell from the 11th floor. The duo were accompanied by seven to eight men in plain clothes.Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, a probe panel described the 21 November incident – in which Shahid and 17 other prisoners were attacked – as a "gross violation of fundamental human and other legal rights of prisoners who have been subjected to severe physical torture without any justifiable reason". Again this is not the first time such a question has cropped up. For all the latest Chandigarh News, But others like Prashant Raju, New wave of success A new wave of success followed and Sunil, Apart from the tournament organised by Indian Oil Corporation, Watch what else is making news: “The family was forced to mortgage their jewellery for the same.
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The writer is chancellor,Central University of Gujarat express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by K K Kailash | Published: March 31 2016 12:15 am Harish Rawat in Dehradun Tuesday (Source: Express photo by Virender Singh Negi) Top News We have a new entry in the iron laws of Indian politics list It goes as follows When political parties are in or close to power at the Centre they see the merits of the strong-Centre model of federalism and when they are away from the Centre they can only see its limitations The BJP was highly critical of the office of governor sang the cooperative federalism song and endorsed the Bommai judgment when in opposition In sharp contrast as the ruling party today it only sees the advantages of the same instrumentalities it was critical of two years ago More than two decades after the Supreme Court verdict limiting the abuse of constitutional power by the Central government to dismiss a state government Article 356 is once again at the centre of the debate The Bommai judgment in March 1994 while reiterating the Sarkaria Commission’s observations brought Article 356 under judicial review laid down clear guidelines under which state governments could be dismissed and spelt out appropriate mechanisms for that process The judgment underlined the point that the assessment of the strength of a “ministry is not a matter of private opinion of any individual” but a question to be decided on the floor of the House The floor test procedure draws from the core idea of a parliamentary system that governments derive their legitimacy and authority from the confidence of Parliament Furthermore the court mandated suspension rather than the summary dissolution of the state assembly until both Houses of Parliament ratified the proclamation There are three dimensions to the current fracas in Uttarakhand and examining their inter-relationship will help us appreciate why Article 356 is a recurring issue in Indian politics First government-opposition relations are fundamental to making sense of Centre-state relations in India In the run-up to the 2014 general election the BJP simultaneously promised cooperative federalism as well as a Congress-mukt Bharat After Arunachal Pradesh earlier this year and Uttarakhand now it appears that the two promises sit uneasily with each other For more than a year and a half we have been witnessing the battle to achieve a Congress-mukt Bharat in terms of ideas However notwithstanding the hullabaloo it has remained invisible since it has a traction of its own primarily because of what political scientist Suhas Palshikar calls the majoritarian shift to the right in the 2000s Parallelling the mindspace battle Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand represent cruder and brasher attempts of the same agenda In both states the BJP is probably less concerned about having a government of its own than with discrediting the Congress as an organisation With numerous state elections on the horizon what could be better publicity than a party that cannot hold together Since the inauguration of the republic Central governments have used Article 356 for partisan advantage of the ruling party However under Indira Gandhi the provision became an important tool to shape the political system to suit her agenda The eerie similarity between her and the current regime should not be missed Both brook no opposition do not necessarily respect institutional propriety and act as if they are here to stay forever Indira Gandhi used Article 356 not only to reduce dissent within her party but also to check the opposition parties of the time Notwithstanding the rhetoric of cooperative federalism the BJP regime today is walking the same path to stamping its dominance Like Indira Gandhi the BJP appears to be using assembly suspension to tactfully change the ruling composition to its advantage Suspensions are double-edged: On the one hand they seem to uphold the spirit of the Bommai judgment by giving the state a chance to get things back on the rails But on the other they also provide strategic actors with enough space for manipulation Despite the lofty claims of saving democracy protecting the interests of the state and so on as the Congress in the past the BJP obviously has no qualms in stoking dissent and encouraging party switches Second internal party dynamics should not be ignored when probing systemic issues The relatively weak state of party organisations in India and the Congress organisation in this particular case have to be considered First of all intra-party groups or factions exist in almost all parties and need not always have negative connotations The working of different groups within the Congress in Kerala is probably a good example of how internal competition keeps the party alive Factions can therefore act as weather vanes of public opinion and make political parties more flexible and representative The problem arises when party factions convert their success into a winner-takes-all system leaving no space for the other groups The reported experience of Congress dissidents in both Arunachal and Uttarakhand shows that systematic exclusion led to frustration and demoralisation ultimately jeopardising the party itself Ruling factions must be open to negotiation and sharing power and the central leadership should not be taking sides Finally structural frameworks matter Institutional studies tell us that since actors adapt their behaviour to the institutional rules in place the effects of rules are often invisible Small states with less than 100 legislative assembly members have been unstable and have had a more frequent change of leadership compared to larger states The lower thresholds to beat the anti-defection law incentivise party switches and this may explain the instability Second the strong-Centre model of federalism combined with the weak financial position of many smaller states also encourages them to shift positions These two factors make smaller states particularly vulnerable not only to party switches but also to the machinations of the ruling party at the Centre The Congress is at the receiving end for the first time It can cry itself hoarse but history suggests that it will do nothing to institutionalise a fairer system if it is in a position to do so The writer is with the department of political science University of Hyderabad For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Montreal | Published: August 11 2017 11:03 am Rafael Nadal failed to advance to quarter-final of Rogers Cup (Source: AP) Related News Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upset top-seeded Rafael Nadal 3-6 6-4 7-6 (4) in the third round of the Rogers Cup on Thursday night The 18-year-old Shapovalov from Richmond Hill Ontario advanced to a quarterfinal meeting Friday night with France’s Adrian Mannarino who defeated Hyeon Chung of South Korea 6-3 6-3 Shapovalov has taken major strides this week to reach his goal of cracking the world’s top 100 with wins over Rogerio Dutra Silva and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro He also halted Nadal’s bid to regain the No 1 ranking which the Spaniard could have achieved by reaching the semifinals Shapovalov battled back after Nadal cruised through the first set then erased a 3-0 deficit in the tiebreaker for the biggest victory of his career Roger Federer overcame a weak first set to post a 4-6 6-4 6-2 victory over Spaniard David Ferrer in an earlier third-round match In Friday’s quarterfinals the second-seeded Federer will face 12th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain who outlasted Frenchman Gael Monfils 4-6 7-6 (5) 7-6 (2) on center court at Uniprix Stadium Unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman posted a strange win over American Jared Donaldson 0-6 7-5 7-5 to advance to a quarterfinal meeting with Robin Haase the 52nd-ranked Dutchman who upset seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-6 (3) 4-6 6-1 Kevin Anderson of South Africa downed American Sam Querrey 6-4 6-1 and will next play fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev who ousted 16th-seeded Nick Kyrgios 6-4 6-3 Federer who breezed past Canadian Peter Polansky in the second round on Wednesday struggled in the opening set spraying balls long wide or into the net but gradually rediscovered at least some of the form that has seen the 36-year-old Swiss earn two grand slam wins this year Federer is 17-0 in his career against the 35-year-old Ferrer who was ranked third in the world in 2013 but is now at No33 Bautista Agut fought off a match point to force a tiebreaker which the tired-looking Monfils opened with a double fault and never challenged again The unseeded Monfils played his third straight three-set match including an upset win over fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori in the second round Schwartzman saved four match points to upset third-seeded Dominic Thiem in the second round The win over Donaldson put him in a quarterfinal for the sixth time this year Schwartzman’s only ATP win was on clay in Istanbul last year Donaldson 20 was seeking a first career quarterfinal in a Masters Series tournament where he is 0-13 in round of 16 matches For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 15 2016 1:00 am Dipa Karmakar’s final score of 15066 gave her the fourth position in the final (Source: Reuters) Top News India’s Dipa Karmakar almost pulled off the impossible in Gymnastics at Rio 2016 Olympics after finishing fourth in the Vaults final She missed the bronze medal by 0150 points USA’s Simone Biles won the gold medal with a score of 15966 while the silver went to Russia’s Maria Paseka after her score of 15253 Bronze was bagged by Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber for her score of 15216 Karmakar’s final score of 15066 gave her the fourth position in the final Her first vault fetched her 14866 points but her Produnova gave her 15266 She was second after her two vaults but Russia and USA were the last to go and that pushed Karmakar out of the top three position The Indian gymnast’s first vaults had a score of 6000 in difficulty and 8866 in execution and that made her a strong contender for a medal In the second vault the Produnova the difficult points were 7000 but the execution gave her 8266 points She occupied the second position after the vaults Karmakar had created history when she became the first Indian to qualify for the apparatus finals She had finished eighth in the qualification event of the Vaults with a score of 14850 to qualify This capped another dismal day for India at the Rio Games as it failed to open their medal account with only for six days left Star badminton player Saina Nehwal crashed out of Games after losing her second game in group stage and later tennis mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna lost their bronze medal play-off Dipa Karmakar’s final: As it happened In hockey India lost 3-1 to Belgium in the quarter-finals to crash out of the Olympics Boxer Manoj Kumar also bowed out of the Games after his pre-quarters loss For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Sriram Veera | Bangalore | Updated: December 31 2016 11:47 am Mashrafe Mortaza Related News All that is gold does not glitter wrote JRR Tolkien 2016 saw four passages of play which got overshadowed by widely celebrated feats that followed Hopefully this quartet – to quote from Tolkien’s poem again – ‘a light from the shadows shall spring’ in 2017 The kid Mashrafe Mortaza catches fish by bare hands The teenaged Mortaza jumps off a bridge onto moving trucks 20 feet below The cricketer Mortaza gets into a rickshaw to go to stadiums in Dhaka The superstar urges the cops to go easy on a fan who rushes out to the field to hug him The much-adored captain is almost crushed to death by a bus and even as the fans seek vengeance he decides not to press charges against the driver He is there in billboards in television adverts and in people’s hearts as the most grounded cricketing legend Everybody loves Mash In March though Bangladesh’s emotional lodestar was choking up in Bangalore The game against India in the T20 world cup was couple of days away and the camp was sucker-punched by the news that the pacer Taskin Ahmed and spinner Arafat Sunny were suspended by the ICC from bowling due to suspect actions The press conference seemed like a funereal place as the emotional Bangladesh journalists trooped in for commiserations and condolences INSTANCE 2: When Mohammed Shami was breezier than breeze Mortaza sat hunched face weighed down by sadness and he admitted grief had gate-crashed into their camp “If two of the boys at home are in some sort of trouble you can’t focus on your work You will be dispirited It’s like that with us now If you look at us you can tell” Mortaza mumbled out somberly Sad hurt emotional confused helpless but somehow Mortaza managed to not let any anger seep through The press interaction ran over half-an-hour and half of it was in Bangla but you didn’t need to understand the language to feel the sadness Mortaza was the emotionally sorted-out senior in the team but you felt he could do with an avuncular arm around the shoulder You wondered whether he and his team could recover in time for the India game INSTANCE 3: Junior World Cup Quarters India vs Spain: Enrique Gonzalez leaves seven Indian defenders in his slipstream They nearly sent India out of the tournament in an astonishing emotional turnaround It’s clear that it wouldn’t have been possible without Mortaza That evening as ever it’s his arms that told the story — sometimes he waved them here and there to set fields often he wrapped them around his younger team-mates’ shoulder at times he held his face and by the end he must have been holding his head He had bowled craftily giving just 22 runs in four overs and even promoted himself in the chase though he couldn’t do what he would have hoped But his team inspired by their leader nearly did the job INSTANCE 4: Archery 2016 Olympics: When Deepika Kumari got five 10s in nine shots The match itself needs no retelling – the game would turn on its head in the last over when Mahmudullah slapped a full toss and Mushfiqur Rahim swatted a short ball to waiting palms and they would have still managed to pull off a special win off the last ball but were done in by MS Dhoni’s run to run-out Mustafizur Rehman Rehman ran Dhoni ran and the match ran away from Mortaza’s grasp but he had once again won the hearts For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: June 30 2016 8:23 pm The success story of popular TV show “Gangaa” which showcases the story about a girl’s indomitable spirit and her will to survive has been encapsulated in a TV film titled “Gangaa – ‘Chota Parda Badi Movie’” Top News The success story of popular TV show “Gangaa” which showcases the story about a girl’s indomitable spirit and her will to survive has been encapsulated in a TV film titled “Gangaa – ‘Chota Parda Badi Movie’” The two-hour movie will encompass protagonist Gangaa’s journey from challenging the social norms to standing up for herself The story of the film will focus upon sensitive issues like child marriage widowhood and rigid customs “’Gangaa’ is close to my heart It showcases the story of a child widow who is a strong girl and fights the society and challenges the logic behind such social norms and practices I am really excited that the channel has decided to make a short film on it” Aditi who plays the role of Gangaa in the show said in a statement “Gangaa – ‘Chota Parda Badi Movie’” will be aired on Saturday on &TV For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: September 16 2016 3:45 am Top News Film producers in Kerala have raised objections to a directive of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) that films should be submitted in digital format for screening by the board In fact the Kerala Film Chamber challenged the directive in the Kerala High Court and obtained a stay on the order last month According to CBFC regional officer A Prathibha the order that the film should be submitted in digital format is meant to prevent piracy However film producer Suresh Kumar who is also a member of the Kerala Film Chamber said “Submitting a film in digital format would cost Rs 50000 apart from the usual fee of Rs 20000 At present we are submitting films for CBFC screening in DVD format which does not involve additional financial burden’’ In Kerala digital relay of films on most of the screens is controlled by Qube Digital Cinema Network Hence the films have to be loaded into the Qube server at the expense of the producer for CBFC screening Kumar said that since Qube controls digital movie screening in the state the new order would allow the company to monopolise the industry It could reduce the uploading fee for the relay of the films submitted through it for CBFC screening he said “Once the digital copy is certified we cannot make even a minor change in the film” another filmmaker said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top News as a student at the University of Pennsylvania, Pune will see a three-day event celebrating the culture.
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