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This is an indication Congress has conceded defeat even before the electoral battle starts, he added For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sandip G | Kochi | Updated: October 4 2017 8:47 am A couple of hundred fans gathered to watch the Brazilian Under-17s attend a training session in Kochi on Tuesday (Source: Express Photo) Related News Behind the garishly made-over Maharaja’s College Stadium Ground — among the several embellishments is a giant snake-boat painting splattered across the two galleried stands — is a bushy space with overgrown trees where the college volleyball team is engrossed in a practice match Their shrieks and thuds invite inquisitive glares from the odd passers-by who momentarily pause to see a few thunderous smashes and sometimes even join them for a set or so Only that this time it weren’t for them that they stopped Suddenly as the ground in front of them began to populate with silhouettes in blue-and-white jerseys sprinting around and a few gnarled men rattling out instructions in an unfamiliar language the boys stopped the game and turned around Only to notice a couple of fairly trim non-local policemen rushing towards them screaming at them to disperse But much to the boys’ surprise the spectators continued to wander around the fence Puzzled one of the boys asked them why they are still standing there staring at them “Njangal ninteyonum kopile kali kanan vanatala Njagalde muthine kanan vannatha (We’re here not to see your stupid game but that of our little pearls)” the retort came faster than the question Pearl — or in transliterated but informal Malayalam ‘muth’ — denotes an object of utmost affection Pele here is called Karutha Muth (Black Pearl) It sounds racist but it’s anything but Unfettered affection rather Another such frequently used word is karal (liver literally but heart figuratively) There is no Pele here or anyone even faintly familiar A couple of informed onlookers enquire about “that boy” That boy is Vinicius Junior the much-hyped stripling The 17-year-old future Galactico’s name doesn’t roll out with as much ease as Zico or Pele So the “that boy” enquiry They are disappointed that he hasn’t travelled with the team for the U-17 World Cup They arrive at their own conclusions and conjectures “He doesn’t need to play in these small tournaments He will play the next World Cup” shouts one of them The average Malayalee football watcher may not be the most informed or discernible of followers but certainly is opinionated To them it doesn’t matter who’s playing or who’s not Or whether they know their names or not After all a Brazilian footballer is a Brazilian footballer As the word goes around that Brazil are practising — it was an impromptu session as they had originally planned to take a break on the travel day —more onlookers swell around the fence A few bikes brake to a halt The entire auto-stand near the ground has gathered around the fence forsaking the brisk evening fetch An hour into the session there are a couple of hundreds scattered around the stadium though from most vantage points of the ground they could just spot their head and upper body and not the feet For one side of the ground is entirely obscured by the chain of Nepali garment stores Another is blocked by the sight screen used for cricket matches — the stadium caretaker Varghese Chandy promptly informs that Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman have played Ranji matches on this ground in the 90s One is veiled by the newly constructed stadium gate and a gaudy building Another hugs the pavement on the MG Road from where most of them are impartially watching the match Clambering up the metro tower which was inaugurated in the morning would perhaps offer a better view But the idea didn’t strike Aural impressions Instead they tried to cajole beg and even intimidate the policemen to let them somewhere in the vicinity of the players But they were responded with only gruff visages and gruffer rebukes All their impressions hence were more aural than visual Whenever the coach or player yelled out somebody’s name it was chorused by the spectators Vinicius’ fellow-forward Paulinho’s was the most resonated name If only they were close enough to watch his nimble fancy footwork he could have impressed them even more In one of the match simulation sequences a group of four defenders converged on him but he nut-mugged his nearest defender and ran around him to collect the ball Here they were completing the picture with their own imagination The showy spectator dusted up his memory bank “Just like Jairzinho’s goal against Italy in the 1970 World Cup” he belted out only to be put in his place by another spectator “I doubt you were even born then” He gave his own verdict: “I think he’s more like Ronaldinho Look at his control” All these assumptions/hypotheses though were of course rattled out from 100-odd yards But nothing deters debates and discussions here be it politics or football Name dropping Another name that caught their fancy was Lincoln a deft dribbler who can winkle past a maze of defenders By the time the session ended they were more than acquainted with most of the names As the players began to warm down and pack up the gathering thinned But some of them rushed to the stadium entrance where the team bus was parked As the players popped out they began to shout names randomly Some of them reciprocated with warm smiles or a reluctant “hi” Somebody then dropped in the coach’s name Carlos “Roberto Carlos” a spectator yelled The Brazilian coach turned back and pointing out to his thighs said “Look at these Do you think I’m Roberto Carlos” The crowd erupts into laughter and promises to return on Thursday With flags jerseys and whistles in tow If anything Brazil might have already felt totally at home For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Harsha Bhogle | Published: August 3 2012 3:59 am Related News In the way dynasties used to rule (and dare I say still do in political life)countries seem to dominate sport in a somewhat peculiar way The United States rules the poolJamaica produces track and field athletes that belie the size of their nationthe Russians have only ever allowed two outside their fold to win a world chess championship and for about fifty years India produced spin bowlers that left the cricket world mesmerised And yet these countries arent powerhouses at other sportsor even sometimesat aspects within the same sport Indiafor exampleproduces fast bowlers like it does chief ministers; with a lot of fanfare and only occasional success No more than a hundred kilometers separate the Indian Punjab with its Pakistani equivalentthe culturethe idiom and the food are almost identicalbut only one of those produces fast bowlers Karachi was once part of the Bombay Presidency but seems to have lost the art of producing batsmen There must be a culture of handing down knowledge from one generation to anothersometimes sharing it within a generationa bit like it used to be with Hindustani classical musicthat produces these dynasties Those that care for that traditionand nurture itcontinue producing championsthose that ignore it and let it fade awaywho let the know-how drain awayseem suddenly incapable of being as good It is something that India needs to think about seriously forquite apart from the drought that threatens many parts of itthere is another in the sporting world that is as dangerous Joy no more You can scan the horizon in Indiayou can map it with sophisticated gadgetryyou can do what you want but you will not find a spinner that makes your heart rejoicethat plays with the ball with the joy a child might reserve for a favourite toy The tradition is broken and the know-how lies like a dusty book in an old library It is there but no one is flipping through the pages Two things reminded me of what we possess Setting aside some pretty well known differences Sourav Ganguly invited Bishan Bedi to train spinners in Kolkata saying the old wizard was still the best man to teach spin bowling Andas it turns outin a 20 over gameI interviewed Erapalli Prasanna and he spoke of the joy of spin bowling If you have guile and you have controlyou shouldnt worry about the batsman he said merely putting into words what he practiced so many years ago When Prasanna and Bedi were playing for India as part of the famed quartetthey were merely part of a tradition that included other than Chandrashekhar and Venkataraghavan some great spinners; dare I say they were scattered everywhere like the fast bowlers were in the West Indies in the seventies and the eighties In Chennai you had VV Kumarin Bombay Padmakar Shivalkar and up in the northRajinder Goel These were absolute masters as Dilip Doshi was in Kolkata but apart from them you had VijaykrishnaRamnarayanNaushir Mehta and Mumtaz Hussain in the SouthSharad DiwadkarBapu Nadkarni and Chandu Borde in the WestSarkar Talwar in the North and Salim Durrani and CG Joshi at Rajasthan Surely India had to be the crucible of all knowledge in spin bowling Even as the tradition declinedIndia were still able to throw up Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh with 1100 Test wickets between them But Kumblehimself so unorthodoxand Harbhajanwere the dying embersit was as if the gharana (the musical school) had been dismantled Newer spinners say that the game has changed and with modern bats you can no longer be the spinner you were But knowledge must adapt to changing times not get buried under as was the case with Indian hockey that lived so long in the past that even the present grew out of sight Wisdom of the ages Indian spinners need to go back to the masters to learn guile but they need a bit of help from the administrators If bats are going to be what they areboundary lines cannot be where they are You cannot have loutish blows going for sixes from leading edges Either world cricket legislates on bats or makes a 75 metre boundary mandatory When javelins began threatening people at the other end of the stadiumthe authorities had to clamp down Cricket cannot live with the mistaken belief that people want to see big hits People like to see goals too but no one is talking of moving the goalposts an extra metre either side A goal is something speciala six must be too And we need to work on that now because increasingly bowlers are going to come into Test cricket from the 20 over game not the other way around Guile and control has to be in the syllabus early Spin bowling is not the only art that is spurning the knowledge that exists in India Kapil Dev didnt have anyone to learn from but he did and that knowledge still resides in him Zaheer Khan got a bit more help but unless we tap people like him and Kapilcrops will grow and wither away Already so many haveeither through reluctance to acquire the know-how or through not having access to it Rebuilding a traditionlike spin bowlingwill take a long time It will take even longer if we let the knowledge that resides within fade away For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: March 2 2017 3:43 am Top News Days before the election of the new mayor Sena corporator Snehal Ambekar who currently holds the post has written to municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta to allow the inauguration of the penguin enclosure at Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo at Byculla Watch What Else is Making News Zoo authorities said final checks were under way and the penguins were expected to be shifted to their new home by the end of this week The mayor’s letter says Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will inaugurate the penguin enclosure while requesting the zoo authorities to make the necessary arrangements for it While Mehta’s office confirmed the receipt of the letter he could not be reached for comment A civic official said “We have no problem inaugurating the enclosure However the life support system is being tested right now and we can shift the penguins only after the microbiologist gives the approval” The standing committee members are set to visit the premises on March 3 For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 6 2017 2:38 am Deepak Sawant Top News Stressing on the need for regulating laws under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act and Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act state Health Minister Deepak Sawant urged Union Health Minister JP Nadda to control inter-state foetal diagnosis and illegal abortions in the country On Friday the two were at the inaugural event of Family Welfare Training and Research Center’s diamond jubilee “Andhra Pradesh Karnataka and Maharashtra’s border villages have several MTP centres We need to regulate the law and need the Centre’s help for it” Sawant said addressing Nadda during the event His appeal follows the latest Sangli racket where a 26-year-old woman died due to illegal abortion It was found that she underwent sex determination in Karnataka and her husband approached a doctor in Maharashtra for abortion after the foetus was found to be female Sawant also suggested laying down a memorandum of understanding between the embassies of two countries each time a foreign patient is admitted in India He referred to Egyptian patient Eman Ahmed whose discharge faced a delay after her sister allegedly refused to sign some papers presented by Saifee hospital for continuing treatment in Abu Dhabi“There was a big chaos and External Affairs Minister Sushma ji had to intervene Our Indian hospitals get patients from abroad and sometimes our medical fraternity’s image is tarnished” Sawant said He added that he was going to lay down a standard operating protocol for treatment of foreign patients in private hospitals in the state so the treatment process is explained in advance to the patient and agreed upon by the doctor and the patient’s family Meanwhile while addressing the crowd Nadda stressed on the implementation of sustainable development goals to prevent water-borne diseases and TB “We have been focusing on urgent health treatment now we need to shift focus to preventive health For Prime Minister Modiji’s New India concept we need to work on having a healthy India and healthy child” Nadda said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: July 28 2013 5:31 am Related News Reading Rahul Kept at a distance from Rahul Gandhis so-called secretariat at his official residence at 12Tughlaq Laneveteran Congressmen are left scratching their heads everytime they get a call from some new person from the party vice-presidents office First they used to get calls from Kanishka Singh Rahuls personal assistant and close friend and sometimes from Sachin Raoanother close aide Then they started getting calls from Barmer MP Harish Chowdhurywhose role was recently curtailed as he has been confined to looking after party affairs in Punjab Congress leaders haveof latebeen getting calls from Kaushal Upadhyaya young man from Uttar Pradeshwho has been informing them about meetings and programmes involving Rahul Always eager to make inroads into the heir apparents teamCongress leaders are trying to gather more information about this rising star Taking on Modi model As Narendra Modi showcases his Gujarat development modelthe Congress has been seeking to puncture his claims but is not finding many takers Some Congress Chief Ministers arehowevercoming out to take on Modi Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavanfor instancehas been showcasing the industrialisation and investment inflow in his state SimilarlyHaryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda is dismissive about the media hype about his Gujarat counterparts model I can also say that every second car in the country is manufactured in Haryana If per capita availability of milk in Gujarat is 400 mlit is 700 ml in Haryana There is lots more I can cite What Gujarat model are you talking about? ” #RaeesTrailer Aa Raha Hai 07 December hope this ends all speculation & I can get some pyaar instead of gaalis… love.

“After the incident, rid the world of a tyrant. Blair writes that he thought he was right and that he and W. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: October 3, In France, The accused took Satish in a car and drove him to an agricultural field in the neighbouring Amratpura village, before issuing a CNG registration certificate.while more than 5, The review of Kesavananda,it was easy for the thieves to corner the jewellers, Suresh Nirmalsenior inspectorPant Nagar police stationsaid One of the accused allegedly hurled a stone at Sanghviwho lost control but managed to stop safely a little distance away Police said four then got out of the car Two of them threatened Sanghvi and Jain with a gun and escaped on their scooter They abandoned the Activa at Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar bus stop and ran with the bag containing Rs 186 lakh and 1500 gm of gold jewellery towards Railway Police Quarters Meanwhilethe car also disappeared I think the victims were followed A few auto drivers witnessed the incident but none has come forward yet We have registered a case IPC under sections 34 (common intention) 391 (dacoity)392 (robbery)352 (assault) and 506 (criminal intimidation)?

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