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Written by Kriti Sonali | Bengaluru | Updated: May 30, including Ministers. After January 1, As you turn right from the Galle stadium, 2014 7:08 pm Paes had missed out on the 2010 Guangzhou Games along with Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi. country’s leading player Sania will?

which features major rule variations to speed up the action for players and fans — no advantage scoring, lets are played and the first to win four games wins the set The often no-nonsense Nadal introduced to the crowd through a haze of dry-ice smoke and loud music clearly enjoyed the new format Nadal’s 4-1 first-set win against an Australian junior lasted only 17 minutes He joked with the spectators on numerous occasions and once playfully hit a ball into the crowd when someone interrupted him during a serve He also took “selfies’’ with his mobile phone Earlier Nadal trained at Melbourne Park indicating he might be overcoming health and injury issues Nadal was sidelined for three months with a right wrist injury after Wimbledon He briefly returned in Beijing in late September advancing to the quarterfinals He then had appendix surgery in early November which he is still recovering from saying last week in Qatar that he was far from 100 percent “This is the third comeback of my career after injury so we will see how it goes’’ Nadal said “TOO QUICK’ On Wednesday night playing Fast4 he beat former Australian player Mark Philippoussis in 15 minutes and won 3-2 against Fernando Verdasco who earlier in the day beat Gilles Simon in straight sets across town at the Kooyong exhibition tournament “It was too quick I feel like I didn’t get a chance to take it all in” said the 38-year-old Philippoussis who now plays senior tennis For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Prashant Pandey | Allahabad | Published: August 4 2015 5:08 am Top News THE Uttar Pradesh Parks Playgrounds and Open Spaces (Preservation and Regulation) Act is yet to be implemented in the state the Allahabad High Court was told last week A PIL by Km Zoya Junaid alleged that the Act passed in 1975 to maintain data on playgrounds parks and open spaces was neither implemented nor does the concerned department have any data on the same The court asked the principal secretary (Urban Development) on July 31 to get all urban local bodies to collect and furnish data on playgrounds parks and open spaces within two months It has listed the matter for hearing on October 5 while directing the principal secretary to file an affidavit of compliance before that The petitioner’s counsel Kshitij Shailendra said Junaid a second-year LLB student of Delhi-based Jamia Millia Islamia had moved court after an RTI application seeking data on the number of parks and their maintenance was returned by the UP Joint Director (Gardens) without any information some time ago THE UP Parks Playgrounds and Open Spaces (Preservation and Regulation) ACT 1975: The division bench noted that under Section 3 of the Act (1975) a list of playgrounds parks and open spaces has to be prepared Section 4 provides for the revision of the list by the government and Section 5 for the variation or revocation of the list Section 6 contains a prohibition on the use of a park playground or open spaces for any other purpose while Section 7 provides for maintenance Under the Act Rules were framed in 2005 — Uttar Pradesh Parks Playgrounds and Open Spaces (Regulation and Control) Rules 2005 Under Rule 4 the list of parks playgrounds and open spaces has to be prepared by local bodies and the procedure to be followed is prescribed under Rule 5 For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBeijing | Published: August 28 2015 8:36 pm Dafne Schippers of the Netherland (left) claims the women’s 200m gold ahead of Elaine Thompson of Jamaica at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing on Friday She also has a silver from the 100 metres (Source: Reuters) Related News Dutch flier Dafne Schippers pipped Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson by three hundredths of a second to win the women’s 200 metres at the world championships on Friday The former heptathlete who won silver in the 100 metres behind Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on Monday surged to the line in 2163 seconds the fastest time in 17 years in the half-lap sprint Thompson took silver in a personal best time of 2166 while bronze went to her compatriot twice Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown who ran 2197 Share This Article Related Article Fraser-Pryce the 2013 champion decided against doubling up in Beijing while the schedule prevented Olympic champion Allyson Felix from running 200m and 400m and she chose the longer race winning gold on Thursday Earlier Liu Hong won the women’s 20 kilometres walk to hand China its first gold medal of the world championships as defending champion Ashton Eaton took control of the decathlon The morning after Usain Bolt’s emphatic 200m win at the Bird’s Nest stadium Liu gave home fans something to cheer when she headed a Chinese one-two in the walk with “little sister” Lu Xiuzhi The pair broke early and built up a massive lead in Beijing’s scorching morning heat with Liu coming home for gold in one hour 2745 minutes with Lu right behind her Ukraine’s Lyudmyla Olyanovska took bronze 28 seconds behind “There was a lot of pressure but I was confident in this mission” said Liu who added that she had struck a pact with Lu her junior by seven years not to race each other in the final kilometres “When we hit the front at the start I didn’t think we were going that quick but nobody followed us so we just carried on It’s a dream to win the gold” After the US medal tally was boosted on Thursday by golds from triple jumper Christian Taylor and 400m runner Allyson Felix it was another of their star athletes who took to the Bird’s Nest on Friday in the shape of multi-discipline specialist Eaton The world record-holder and defending champion also reigning Olympic and two-time world indoor champion timed 1023sec in the opening 100m before leaping a best of 788m in the long jump both leading performances Eaton whose Canadian wife Brianne Theisen Eaton claimed silver behind Jessica Ennis-Hill in the women’s heptathlon then managed a best of 1453m in the shot put to leave him on 2830 points Canadian Damian Warner sat in second with 2747 with Germany’s Rico Freimuth third (2730) The evening session sees the decathletes compete in the high jump and 400m with the 110m hurdles discus pole vault javelin and 800m all scheduled for Saturday Elsewhere in the field Ukraine’s Andriy Protsenko and Russian Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov both missed out on advancing to the final of the high jump to be held on the ninth and last day of competition on Sunday Protsenko managed 229m and Ukhov only 226 as 14 jumpers qualified Among those successful in hot conditions was Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim the Doha-born 24-year-old who won bronze at the London Olympics before going on to claim silver at the Moscow worlds a year later and the world indoor gold in Sopot last season With Ukraine’s reigning world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko Canadian Derek Drouin American Erik Kynard and Chinese hope Zhang Guowei also qualifying for the final Barshim has plenty of competition “I want to jump very high to please my coach and myself” said Barshim “I do not want to be called the king of high jump unless I get on top of the list Until then you can call me the prince of high jump” Shubenkov’s record run Russian Sergey Shubenkov after winning the men’s 110m hurdles final (Source: Reuters) Sergey Shubenkov ran a Russian record to win 110 metres hurdles gold at the world championships on Friday storming down the track in 1298 seconds Hansle Parchment of Jamaica was second in 1303 and Olympic champion and world record holder Aries Merritt claimed bronze in 1304 seconds American Merritt will have a kidney transplant in Arizona next week Defending champion David Oliver of the United States hit three of his first four hurdles and was never in the race finishing seventh in 1333 seconds Danielle Williams won the 100m hurdles at the world championships in 1257 seconds on Friday in a final that didn’t feature an American in the top three The 22-year-old Jamaican held off Cindy Roleder of Germany who won silver in 1259 Alina Talay took bronze in a Belarus record 1266 Defending champion Brianna Rollins of the United States was fourth in 1267 001 ahead of European champion Tiffany Porter of Britain Sharika Nelvis who had the fastest time of the season and was a medal contender for the United States placed last in the final Dawn Harper-Nelson the 2008 Olympic champion crashed in the semifinals American champion Tianna Bartoletta became long world champion once again snatching the gold medal with a leap of 714 metres in the final round Britain’s Shara Proctor had led the competition after breaking her own national record with a 707m jump in the third round She tried to respond with the last jump of the competition but the 26-year-old Anguilla-born athlete could only register a foul and had to settle for silver The bronze medal was won by Ivana Spanovic of Serbia who took an early lead and set a national record 701m with her opening jump Bartoletta 29 last won the world title 10 years ago For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: February 18 2014 9:22 am Shweta will be seen in different get-ups for ‘Mad in India’ as she would be playing the role of a struggling actress Katrina Mishra Related News Popular TV actress Shweta Tiwarisays she finds comedy difficult and is still learning tomaster it “When I started shooting for ‘Comedy Circus’ it was verydifficult for me to give instant punches because there weremany things which were not written in the script I had wonthat show because of Kapil and I didn’t have a role to play?500 fans crammed into the arena for a benefit night for the Rafa Nadal Foundation, Saharasri’s empire is worth about Rs 1, the Congress again rushed to the RJD for help. the state government had informed that till May 2014 more than Rs 587 crore was spent on the project. leading to a drop in temperature. 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cooperation and common development.” and added,“That is his thought process I have my own thought process I always believe that younger teams are much better they have done well and we should be proud about that” said Dev one of the finest all-rounders India has ever produced” Kapil Dev also complemented all-rounder Hardik Pandya and said? both governments had seemed to settle down to reorganising and rebuilding the administration since. Chandrababu Naidu, has seen a huge jump in registrations, Speaking to reporters outside the state legislature building,and didn?" Bhushan Verma, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Amrita Chaudhary | Moga | Published: January 20, Women also may not lead prayers or handle Torah scrolls.

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