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The PMC? 2016 Baar Baar Dekho was being called a crucial film for Katrina Kaif whose last two films,30 pm on Friday. We emailed each other twice a day. He also assured to get the girl married in future. they were the longest and hardest 15 minutes of my life, four coffins arrive in Nepal with the bodies of Nepali labourers who left their country to work at low wages in adverse conditions. The HC had ordered a CBI probe which filed a supplementary chargesheet against Solanki and arrested him. Reason and rationality are not ab initio triumphant but need to struggle for supremacy in the face of emotional turbulence, He has nothing to do with Koodankulum protests. FurtherDr Udayakumar is reported to have told the media that Hermann was an anti-nuclear activistwho participated in all anti-nuclear struggles around the globethat he was present during the struggles at Jaitapur in Maharashtra and had visited Koodankulum two years ago Againit is not a crime to be an anti-nuclear activist or to know and visit local anti-nuclear activists Without ascertaining the funds that he brought with him when he entered India and that he had when he was deportedit would be difficult to come to any conclusion about his financing of the local NGOs Howeverwhat is also not clear is whether his deportation was voluntary or forcedthat iswhether he chose to be deported rather than be charged with criminal or civil offences What could these offences be Hermann seems to have been active for a long period in the Koodankulum area All nuclear plant areas are sensitive these daysespecially after 9/11 Iffor instance he was in possession of a large number of photos of the nuclear installationthat would be a major cause for concern and quite possibly an offence given that No Photography Allowed is a common feature around the perimeter of nuclear installations In such a casegiven the choice between deportation and a criminal chargehe might have preferred deportation We have no information on these matters It would be advisable for the government to come out with further facts Till then it is premature to pass any judgement on the actions of the government While acknowledging the role of NGOs in a democracyand preserving space for dissentthe casual suggestion that environmental impact assessments are untrustworthy is not responsible While there may be much that is wrong with the way India is governedto presume that all the governments actions are malafide and that all NGOs are as pure as driven snow is a simple fantasy The writer is visiting fellow at IDSA and the National Maritime Foundation For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Zeenat Tinwala | Pune | Published: March 10 2017 12:36 pm Bhimthadi Jatra is one of the city’s biggest cultural festivals Top News IN THE wake of government’s demonetisation move many are aiming to move towards a cashless economy At the Bhimthadi Jatra which is one of the city’s biggest cultural festivals a few stall owners have installed PayTM in order to ease the cash crunch and further business Bhimthadi Jatra which is now presenting its eleventh edition provides a business platform for rural women and educates them in various skills to make them socio-economically empowered This year for the first time few stalls out of the 355 will greet you with a Paytm signboard Pratima Kene from Rajgurunagar who has been participating in the festival since its inception said it’s the first time instead of banking only on cash transactions she decided to introduce Paytm as well “With the recent cash problem owing to demonetisation Paytm makes it easier to do business There a lot of people who don’t have change when they come to our stall so this is a good option” she added It’s not just the young embracing the change but the old as well Chaya Bansal from Belwandi works at the stall with her relative and with his help uses the Paytm mode of transaction While there were some who were using Paytm since day one of the festival Shilpa Relekar has decided to get it soon “Today when the people from Paytm came to tell us about it I did not have the required documents but I’ve decided to get them and install Paytm as a payment option” said Relekar Yet there were a large number of stalls banking solely on cash transactions for payments including the Adivasi artistes and sellers Since this year for the first time traditional Adivasi artwork has been showcased According to Saee Pawar Negi daughter of Sunanda Pawar and part of the organising committee the process of transiting from simple cash payments to using Paytm will require time and training for women “The women are being trained to use swipe machines so they are becoming accustomed to using that their confidence in Paytm is yet to build At the venue we have installed ATMs to ease the situation and facilitate cash transactions” adds Pawar For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by PREETI DAS | Ahmedabad | Published: May 20 2017 4:50 am No casualty was reported in any of the incidences Top News The Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) is mulling action against the SAL Hospital in Thaltej area after conducting a preliminary probe into the fire there on Thursday This was the third incident of fire at the hospital since 2007 “No other hospital in the city has seen recurring incidents of fire like this We are setting up a team to probe into the matter Based on the findings we will take necessary action or serve a warning to the hospital if needed We will start our investigations in the next two days” said Mithun Mistry divisional fire officer AFES According to the records of the AFES there was a fire in May 2007 in the basement of the hospital where its canteen was located; in March 2013 the sixth floor of the hospital caught fire due to a short circuit; and the third incident fire took place on Thursday evening due to a short circuit on the third floor of the hospital No casualty was reported in any of the incidences “SAL Hospital has its own fire protection system We gave them the no objection certificate (NOC) but after that they have made changes within the building like setting up many glass cubicles and not having enough staircases that serve as safe zones in case there is fire or a lot of smoke” said Mistry “Hospitals malls and cinemas must have ventilation spaces generally near the stairs It allows people to gather there and not let the smoke from the fire get to them Most of the private hospitals in the city do not have such a facility The hospitals spend on fire equipment but do not have a dedicated fire person They ask their peon lift man or watchman to double up as fire fighters in case of an emergency” added Mistry It took over 20 fire tenders to extinguish the fire that broke out at the hospital on Thursday “It was a short circuit but we are trying to get more details of what caused the fire As per our reports there have been only two cases of fire There was an incident of short circuit a few years ago It had generated a lot of smoke but no fire ” said Dilip Jain CEO SAL Hospital “We have sliding windows and do not have a central air condition system in the hospital to avoid fire from spreading We have done our best to ensure that we follow all the safety rules in the Hospital ” said Jain For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: January 25 2017 3:09 pm B-town celebs Paresh Rawal Subhash Ghai and Taapsee Pannu defame Award showsnaming them useless Related News After veteran Rishi Kapoor’s revelation about “buying” a Best Actor Award for Rs 30000 once upon a time Bollywood celebrities like Raakhee Subhash Ghai Taapsee Pannu and Prasoon Joshi have raised questions on the credibility of popular film awards Here’s what they had to say: Raakhee: When I was told I was getting the award for Best Actress in an awful film called Be-Imaan I said I wouldn’t accept it Not when just a few years earlier they refused to give me the award for what I thought was a commendable performance in Sharmeelee More from the world of Entertainment: “They chose to give Asha Parekh the Best Actress award that year for Kati Patang Shockingly they didn’t even give Sachin Dev Burman the Best Music award for his soulful music in Sharmeelee In fact Sachin and his son Rahul Dev Burman hardly ever got awards” Taapsee Pannu: Awards for me are wonderful television shows Those trophies look good on your living room shelves That’s about it Tillotama Shome: I wouldn’t know about popular awards because I’ve never been nominated for any let alone won If I did win any I’d feel accepted as part of this wonderful fraternity Never mind We unsung artistes are like wild flowers We will grow even through the cracks Also read |Mainstream award shows need to be more credible: ManojBajpayee Paresh Rawal: The popular awards are worthless and useless They are big marketing events with no substance A glaring omission was my film OMG – Oh My God which didn’t get any nominations in the popular awards And there are innumerable such sins of omission Awards are as useless as a tail on a teddy bear Subhash Ghai: Popular awards lost their credibility long ago when they were turned into star-studded stage shows and commercial events for television channels Filmfare was the first awards function to turn commercial when they tied up with a gutka brand The rest followed Earlier all the awards were for excellence and not for commercial branding Unlike the Oscars which we still respect for maintaining authenticity I attend our popular awards in the spirit of a festive gathering I only feel excited when I see the awards for best debutants That means we have new talent coming in Also read |Amaal Mallik slams Indian film awards asks why only nominate Aishwarya Rai and leave Randeep Hooda forSarbjit Saurabh Shukla: There are too many awards And an excess of anything leads to boredom If you eat too much chocolate the craving is replaced by nausea You can’t get excited about Holi if you had to play it seven times a year Awards are a celebration of talent If you have too many choices they are no longer exciting Satish Kaushik: Too many players spoil the game These are more like reality shows than awards functions I miss the days when there was one awards function the Filmfare awards and the whole industry used to wait for it Also read |Rishi Kapoor reveals of buying his 1973 Best Actor award for Bobby and more in new book Prasoon Joshi: They are a kind of reality television They are designed to entertain viewers Award functions are like consumer products If we come to terms with this it is easy to comprehend the presence of so many brands functioning within the awards space As long as we recognize today’s average awards function as a consumer item we are fine India to that extent is unique However I feel National awards are a little different as they are not marketing tools Shailendra Singh (head honcho of Percept Ltd): It’s a buffet out there You eat everything But you don’t respect or enjoy anything For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: July 22 2017 6:09 am Top News A case has been filed against AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal after a woman filed a complaint that he molested and threatened her The party however refuted the charges and maintained that the complainant in the case was a member of another party This is the second time a case of molestation has been lodged against Jarwal In the latest complaint lodged at Sangam Vihar police station Wednesday the woman alleged that Jarwal along with 50 men barged into her house and molested and threatened her “She said Jarwal entered her house and pushed her around She also claimed that he used abusive language and molested her” a senior police officer said The new FIR has been lodged under IPC sections 354 509 506 Denying the allegations Jarwal said “The entire issue is just political vendetta The charges are fabricated” The party also issued a statement describing the latest case as one of “political tussle between the complainant and AAP councillor Jyoti Koli” It maintained that when Koli was contesting the elections the complainant’s son had misbehaved with her son Though Koli had filed a police complaint on April 8 no case was filed the party claimed Jarwal was also booked three months ago on charges of misbehaving with a woman Jarwal had refuted the charges claiming the case was a “political game” to defame the party For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 17 2017 10:08 pm Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari (File Photo) Related News The BJP-led South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday relaunched its website with added features and enhanced look-and-feel a move seen as part of its image makeover exercise days ahead of a new team assuming charge The mayor and the deputy mayor in the SDMC will be elected on May 19 when its new councillors will also be administered the oath of office Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari after launching the website said “Under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ we have to remove garbage from all wards within three months” The saffron party had swept the high-stakes election to three municipal corporations held on April 23 by winning 181 of the 270 wards In SDMC the BJP has 70 councillors followed by the AAP with 16 and the Congress 12 Four wards in south Delhi were won by Independent candidates while the SP and the INLD won a ward each The SDMC has a total of 104 wards The BJP emerged victorious in the polls despite facing anti-incumbency and criticism over the issues of sanitation and other civic affairs Tiwari said “For safety of women and girls we have to identify all dark spot in the wards and LED lights would be installed soon” The BJP had fielded all fresh faces in the municipal polls and with this revamped website it has a fresh face online as well The website would also allow taxpayers to query details about their accounts They can also request for modification in details including mutation or change of name online SDMC Commissioner P K Goel said the corporation has already made sanction of building plans and issue of most of the licences such as general trade licence health trade licence and factory licence online “There has been a 500 per cent increase in revenue collection from these licences” he added The SDMC said other facilities such as tehbazari fee payment hawking fee payment hackney carriage registration and fee payment have also been made online from today The SDMC already has a facility to let pet-owners get their dogs register online The three municipal corporation have a common homepage as was earlier but now the homepage’s look-and-feel has been significantly enhanced From the the homepage a user can branch out to the individual websites of the three corporations by clicking on their separate icons The look-and-feel of the SDMC website has been enhanced with more facilities and better user interface “We do not have any immediate plan to revamp our website But we have brought in a lot of facilities online nonetheless both in NDMC and EDMC” a senior civic official said Kamaljeet Sehrawat is the BJP’s mayoral nominee in the SDMC She had trounced the AAP’s Sushma Bansal in Dwarka-B ward by a record margin of 9866 votes the highest margin in the entire polls Both the mayor and the deputy mayor nominees of the BJP in all the three corporations are set to be elected unopposed For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 7 2017 8:32 pm Actor Adil Hussain at his Greater Kailash 1 Enclave residence in Delhi on Monday April 03 2017 Express photo by Abhinav Saha Related News He may have received two special mentions at the recently held National Awards but according to actor Adil Hussain he still remains “underused” in films “I have realised that the kind of rigour that I am used to while doing theatre is not demanded out of me in movies Not even 10 per cent of it This includes even the best of the films that I have done I feel I am underused unexploited… my artistic thirst is not fulfilled at all” says Adil Speaking on Theatre Beyond Borders a lecture series organised by National Foundation for India (NFI) at India International Centre the Mukti Bhawan actor says he has decided to take a break from acting “in front of the camera for this year” to shift all his attention to theatre “I want to get rid of this realistic acting for some time I want to fly and the stage is one place where I am allowed to fly The stage is this black background where you can create anything depending upon your skill your wishes your intent behind it and that is my plan till December” says the actor whose next play is based on Hindu scripture Gita where he will be seen playing both Krishna and Arjuna The 53-year-old actor feels art is not properly funded in India and the discipline of arts should be considered more seriously Talking about National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) Adil says it is sad that the central agency established to encourage high-quality Indian cinema gets only Rs 30 crore per year for its funding “It is unfortunate that NFDC gets only Rs 30 crore to make meaningful cinema for a population of 13 billion people This is when they have to fight this monstrous market of commercial cinema which spends that much amount only on advertising one film Alsoread:Baahubali 2 bears striking similarities with 1994 Disney classic The Lion King seepics “So here you can understand the priorities of successive governments and we are paying the price for that” he rues A strong believer in the “power of arts” Adil says the nation will need to spend way less money in defence if it “starts spending more in the field of arts” “If we spend money sincerely on arts…recognise all artists from all the disciplines and consider it as an important subject right from the primary school till college Believe me we will be spending way less money on our defence budget than what we are spending now” he says For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News

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