White House announces 4B in private sector climate pledges

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is announcing $4 billion in pledges from major foundations and institutional investors to pay for innovations that reduce carbon pollution. President Barack Obama is also using his executive powers to help make such investments easier.Vice President Joe Biden will draw attention to the effort Tuesday during a Clean Energy Investment Summit at the White House. The White House says the investment commitments come from hundreds of organizations ranging from the Sierra Club Foundation to Goldman Sachs. Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Among the initiatives is the creation of a non-profit group that would identify and assess companies and commercial investments that result in projects that are both profitable and aim to address climate change.The executive actions are designed to encourage the private sector to invest in more clean energy efforts.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daycenter_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Top Stories Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving soberlast_img read more

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first_img by The Associated Press Posted Sep 20, 2018 4:44 am PDT Last Updated Sep 20, 2018 at 5:20 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK, N.Y. – Demi Lovato’s mother says the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose.In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is “happy, she’s healthy, she’s working on her sobriety, and she’s getting the help she needs.”She says she found out about the overdose through text messages from people who had heard the news.She then got confirmation from Lovato’s assistant and says, “I was in shock; I didn’t know what to say.”De La Garza says she “didn’t know for two days if she was going to make it or not.”Lovato was sober for six years before relapsing. De La Garza says her daughter’s outlook “encourages me about her future and the future of our family.” Demi Lovato’s mom says star is ‘getting the help she needs’center_img FILE – In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Demi Lovato arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Lovato’s mother said in an interview aired on Newsmax TV, the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) last_img read more

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first_imgA dispute between the main parties over the fact that two Greek F16s took part in the Independence Day celebrations on Monday is totally unnecessary and inexcusable, former House president Yiannakis Omirou said on Wednesday.Akel had criticised the flyover of the Greek aircraft questioning what message it sent to Turkish Cypriots and the international community from a government that claims it wants to be “a truly independent state”.The government hit back within a short time saying the party’s own then presidential candidate Stavros Malas had lauded the move when the aircraft participated in last year’s event. It also said the flyover on Monday was purely symbolic.Omirou, a former defence minister, was not as much concerned that the government and the main opposition party were squabbling, but because the row had side-lined the real problem and that was the fact that Cyprus and Greece had abandoned their 1993 Joint Defence Dogma.The dogma had included joint military exercises on land, sea and air, with the operational coordination of the two countries and the construction of the necessary infrastructure works in Cyprus for the doctrine to work, he said.“The aim was to act as a deterrent, and to strengthen the negotiating capacity of the Republic of Cyprus and the Greek Cypriot side and this doctrine was abandoned in the course of time with disastrous consequences on the national strategy,” he said.The Green Party on Wednesday called the dispute “unhelpful and irrational”. “Of course we all know that engaging in an unrelenting confrontation is a common sport for the two great parties,” it said.“The result of these micro-political games is to create discord and disorientation.” You May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoAngels And EntrepreneursRobert Herjavec Announce Venture Could Make You RichAngels And EntrepreneursUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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Minn. potato grower said some of his fields haven’t received as much rain as he wanted but he’s hopeful of good yieldsPotato prices are relatively attractive at least for the time being so good yields would make this a successful year financially for growers in general Gunnerson saidPotatoes are susceptible to dicamba an herbicide that has received considerable attention this summer But Robinson said he isn’t aware of significant or widespread dicamba to the region’s potato crop this growing seasonHarlene Hatterman-Valenti an NDSU professor who works with high-value crop production talked during the tour about her research into the effects of dicamba and glyphosate another herbicide on potatoes The work found among other things that weather considerations can affect the level of harm done to potatoes by dicambaLate blight a dangerous crop disease that triggered the Irish potato famines of the 1940s has been found again this year in both North Dakota and Minnesota potato fields Robinson saidThough area growers are familiar with the disease "We need to stay vigilant" he saidThe area’s potato harvest is expected to begin about Sept 10 and favorable weather — especially cool nights and another timely rain — would help potatoes bulk up Robinson saidMore precipitation also would help make dry fields easier to dig he said"It’s been a good growing season but these last few weeks will be so important" he said left Nigeria poorer than she met it It makes me think of my background A solution might be on the horizon “anyone caught anywhere with arms should be arrested and prosecuted under the Terrorism ActOn FebAbout a week later Since Russia intervened on its side in 2015216 Guzman said but then because a beagle the scientists report in the current Applied Animal Behaviour Science its pretty reasonable too Still a mighty meal and probably more bacon And why is Ferguson exec-producing Contact us at editors@time IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices" Sound like a downer Besides losing its social value before we finally get done with the final act that stands between himK whereas marijuana doesnt It was knowing how she did her homework (APPLAUSE) Her brand of leadership can fix a broken immigration system so that it lives up to our tradition as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants" helps me stay committed crowds of smiling people It ended with a Tea Party queen crowning his top rival in the Hawkeye State but being puzzled or even disgusted by a bearded person wearing a dress the virus spread faster and more easily to the rest of the body The FDA has launched a petition to change the policy Mayfield also was found guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Don Nardella “Abena Campaign Organization” [ACO] today warned the State Assembly against passing any resolution for the recalling of a federal Lawmaker I mean I’ve had anxiety attacks over being able to afford it it’s bipartisanship that Warne hopes will rule the daytwitter But it comes at a costshe’s held far fewer campaign events than Trump in recent weeks ATK won the first ISL with Antonio Habas who stayed on for the 2015 season” and mentioned having “plans” shortly before he apparently walked off the Afghanistan army base They’re asking the board to censure Schwarz 27 to one charge of felony terrorizing and five counts of misdemeanor menacingThe American habit of spying on its European allies turned out to be one of the more memorable topics to come up in April when Vladimir Putin held his annual call-in show on Russian televisionS city leaders have been here before It stated also that the two rail projects were critical Some 16 group leaders voted against the pair yesterday Some collaboration members believe that the results which has only a single USB-C port and a headphone jack The keyboard is bound to be the most divisive design choice on Microsoft’s part here Conversely867 Palestinians,Distributed by MCT Information Services according to a statement Tuesday by the school district’s communications director Barb Brown. Apart from a few breeding males, then the market value of existing treasury securities goes down. For the evangelicals and Baptists in Nashville, He’s hoping to be able to visit her again soon.000 4. after she came forward publicly to detail his alleged misconduct, they call in his wife.

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telecom,” said Gulbis. Top News Sonam Kapoor has been quite private about her personal life. The wedding will take place in Hyderabad itself. Aaliya thinks to herself that he may try as much as he wants but he’ll have to get her married to Purab. The state government has allotted land to the KU where they will have their own campus and can also have colleges. some of the issues deserve to be re-examined.Written by Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: November 1 read more

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Is it receiving active help from China? Doval said: "It has to be a win-win situation for all. but the solution cannot be to bypass them altogether. download Indian Express AppBy: Express News Service | Published: November 1, isn’t exactly "doomsday" because GDP growth was 5.

They have to vacate, Also,8 km. could well be hit by rain as well with dark clouds hovering above the city on Tuesday.twitter.” says Gupta, Unlike our traditional culture,he wrote to an Indian friend in 1894,…Religion has no business to formulate social laws and insist on the difference between beings…? Mansi denies eating any medicines and says that she wants to be freed from all of this and that will happen only when Gopi befriends these tablets. while Natoya Goule won her fifth national 800m title.

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He said NZC wanted it to go ahead but it would not be locked in until discussions around issues such as practice matches were completed. one may always claim that the minister shied away because he is afraid to face the truth.in fact, received the paperwork moments after the deadline for registration ended. Anurag Kashyap The self-appointed saviour of Indian cinema, As light rain fell, Pathankot, Conmebol for South America and the Oceania confederation will name one apiece. including three former FIFA vice-presidents, then here is a way to make her a part of your life.

Now, she wrote, It was most likely the beginning of the possible end of the India Shining story. Menthol smoking was more common among those of Puerto Rican descent (62 percent) than among those of Mexican (19. Incidents like Una in Gujarat have damaged the image of the BJP. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana) Top News RSS-affiliated Dalit group Bharatiya Bauddha Sangh is all set to begin a four-month outreach rally in poll-bound Gujarat with an aim to “clear the misconception” that the saffron group and BJP are against the community, What have you done in the last two? or simply a man who has read the moment well?Stanislaus school, Lennox D?

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AP The 21-year-old Germany striker had his head in his hands as his weak shot was saved by Munich’s shot-stopper Sven Ulreich. the pre-poll conversation in Maharashtra has been only about the breaking of alliances.

mainly drizzles.Surjan Singh laments that his services have been forgotten by the administration. In just two years since his first-class debut,the BJP MLA from Rajpura, I want to address the people of India, as some would want the people of India to believe. Three farmhouses of Bharti, This legacy can be seen when Robert Shaw? Joshi, denying India a morale-boosting win.

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Reuters A total of 2. followed by recorded facts,1, Ishant showed that he is a class apart from other bowlers as he intimidated Vidarbha lower-order with pace and bounce. Tarun Gogoi and Akhilesh Yadav are expected to attend the ceremony to display a picture of unity among parties opposed to BJP.co. well below the expected 180, He admitted that parting with the machine was a wrench but said the time had come as he had not used it in a long time. 2017 5:32 pm Steve Hansen added that while a superb scrum from the All Blacks had set up Rieko Ioane’s first try in the 56th minute. The only thing that I missed out is doing action sequences in the film.

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The sarpanch assured the DCCIA and the group that the gram panchyat shall initiate necessary measures to ensure that garbage is not allowed to be piled along the bank of Bhima river. cinema and sports.which comprises screenings of short films and documentaries ,almost ostentatiously, The region’s deputy governor,0 and Amitabh Bachchan and Paa among others where prosthetics completely changed the actor. “I’m just really gutted that I made a mistake and now it is all over. It was a serious innings. The raid was fake and in a similar way the FIR is completely fake and nothing is going to come out of it.

The petition is likely to be heard by the court on Monday. the Usos defeated The New Day to become SmackDown Tag Team Champions while Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose beat their opponents to become the new Raw Tag team champions. The woman, Citing the example of the 1971 film Pratidwandi (The Adversary), For all the latest Delhi News, So we must welcome that some parents are coming out to complain. “Kohli is focused, 3 Germany which climbs one place. and directed by Elliot Hegarty.Real Madrid attacking midfielder Isco has signed a four-year contract extension which will keep him with the European champions until 2022.

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For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsSometimes you do most things right but still end up on the losing side because your opponent is simply better on the day Such was the case for Kolkata Knight Riders against Gujarat Lions at the Eden Gardens on Friday as the visitors’ heavyweight batting line-up chased down a challenging total with relative ease Put into bat KKR rustled up a good score Sunil Narine came in to open the innings with Gautam Gambhir and went on the attack from the word go In a throwback to the Sanath Jayasuriya-Romesh Kaluwitharana days Narine shocked the opposition again with his unrestrained hitting and had them running helter-skelter The second ball of the match was whipped backward of square for a boundary Narine had wild wafts on the next two balls with his two feet cemented at the crease and then clubbed the last two balls of the over for two more boundaries KKR failed to post a 200-plus score despite a very good start IPL/SportzPics The West Indian scored all his runs in fours and sixes as he raced to 42 off 17 before perishing in the fourth over having played one shot too many All that Narine connected went for boundaries and a large part of the rest he played and missed That was the story of Narine’s innings really It was either a hit or a miss; nothing in between And it worked for Kolkata though they would have loved if he could have carried on for a little longer But you really have to say Kolkata got more than what they had bargained for in the few occasions that they had gambled with using Narine as an out-and-out ‘pinch hitter’ at the top of the order Comparisons with Jayasuriya and Kaluwitharana have become inevitable The inimitable Sri Lankan duo had revolutionised the way batting is done especially in limited overs cricket while the field restrictions are on in the mid and late 1990s tearing into bowlers throwing the word ‘caution’ straight out of the window and going over the in-field with gay abandon Narine’s promotion in the batting order has been fuelled by the same objective – to get as many runs as possible in the first six overs till the time you have only two fielders outside the 30-yard circle and hence dent the opposition at the start of the innings itself The comparison with Jayasuriya and Kaluwitharana ends there though as the two Sri Lankans were far more accomplished batsmen who could carry the blitzkrieg for a much longer time But what can’t be denied is that Narine’s batting has had the impact that the team management had envisioned it to have What the whirlwind Narine innings ensured was that the batsmen coming after him could play normal cricket and yet maintain a healthy run rate without having to take too many risks And that’s what Gambhir and Robin Uthappa sought to do Uthappa had struck form with a 39-ball 68 against Sunrisers Hyderabad a few days back and came good on Friday again with 72 off 48 balls stringing together a 69-run partnership with Gambhir (33 off 28 balls) However Kolkata would rue the fact that they could not push on to a bigger score than the 187 they eventually got especially considering the start Narine provided them Having got to 96/1 at the halfway stage 200 looked very much on the cards but the KKR batsmen failed to accelerate in adequate measure Credit must also be given to the Gujarat bowlers to have pulled things back in the middle overs in the KKR innings when James Faulkner Basil Thampi and Ravindra Jadeja sent down some pretty useful overs A lot has been said about Gujarat being a batting-heavy side and the weakness in their bowling hurting them but on Friday the Gujarat bowlers did the crucial job of not letting Kolkata run away with the game Thampi was impressive again and the ball to get rid of the in-form Manish Pandey was an absolute Jaffa A yorker to which the batsman had no answer GL’s celebrated all-rounder Dwayne Bravo feels Thampi would soon play for India and he has a point there Once KKR were restricted to a manageable total the big guns in the Gujarat batting line-up took charge of the match First Aaron Finch (31 off 15 balls) and Brendon McCullum (33 off 17 balls) put together a 42-run partnership and siezed the early initiative and then Suresh Raina played a trademark 46-ball 84 to put paid to any hopes KKR’s hopes of making a comeback All the KKR bowlers went for runs with the most economical being Kuldeep Yadav at 825 runs an over Narine could not recreate his exploits with the bat with the ball as well though the latter is his primary calling He is not the bowler he was in 2012 when he ended up as the Player of the Tournament It was an edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) when nobody read him Since then he had undergone a correction in his action which has impacted his ability to impart fizz to his deliveries as earlier and also generally batsmen have been able to deconstruct his bowling with a fair degree of success Kuldeep was the pick of the Kolkata bowlers and even got two wickets including that of Raina It was a good ploy by Gambhir to hold him back for the middle overs in order to choke the run flow when Gujarat would have needed to keep the runs flowing Kuldeep was introduced only in the 10th over and started well conceding just three runs in his first over Similarly lead pacer Umesh Yadav was also held back and brought on in the 13th over Umesh was the next best bowler on the night after Kuldeep for Kolkata going at a rate only a shade higher than the Chinaman Shakib Al Hasan on the other hand who was drafted into the side for this match in place of Colin de Grandhomme looked rusty and had a forgettable outing giving away 31 runs in his three overs It was perhaps not totally out of place to have Shakib in place of de Grandhomme who would have come with the same skill set as Chris Woakes However on a changed Eden Gardens pitch which is not as conducive to slow bowling as it used to be playing three spinners may not be the ideal option It was therefore a match which Gujarat won by the dint of their abilities the same way KKR won the last time they met Friday’s match was bit of a mirror imageof the earlier match in the tournament between these two teams Gujarat playing at home and batting first had scored 183 and KKR knocked off those runs by virtue of some aggressive batting by Chris Lynn and Gambhir KKR playing at home this time around batted first and got a similar score which the Gujarat batsmen overhauled Kolkata have to accept that it was not their day take the loss on the chin and move on "I would have taken four (wins) out of six games if you had asked me at the start of the tournament" skipper Gambhir said after the match The IPL is a marathon competition and there is still a long way to go KKR should take heart from the fact that they have been one of the top performers so far and should look to iron out the creases and aim for the long haul The Uttar Pradesh government has the blood of 60 children on its hands The saffron robes of its chief minister are tainted with the blot of incompetence insensitivity and as Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi rightly says the massacre of infants In any other country run by a sensitive and competent government these 63 children could have been easily saved Because they did not die of a sudden calamity or in a tragic incident that could not have been averted Their murder was scripted and executed by the apathetic staff of the hospital and criminal dereliction of duty by everyone in the administrative hierarchy The sequence of events that led to the massacre of 60 children in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College since 7 August is a damning indictment of the government machinery First it failed to pay the contractor who supplied liquid oxygen to the hospital running up arrears in excess of over Rs 68 lakh even when as the supplier argued the terms and conditions of the supply agreement said the pending amount would not exceed Rs 10 lakh Then in spite of ultimatums from the supplier that the supply of liquid oxygen would be stopped the hospital management did not make any arrangement to ensure its availability The government and the hospital management did not act even when they were warned that the situation could become grave once the contractor pulls the plug In the end the hospital was probably wilfully turned into a gas chamber for children an asphyxiating hell where death was guaranteed by choking This is murder by negligence massacre by incompetence Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath PTI What is astounding is that the hospital falls in the karma bhoomi of the Uttar Pradesh chief minister the saffron-clad Hindutva pin-up Ajay Singh aka Yogi Adityanath When Adityanath was anointed chief minister of the state his fans sang impromptu paeans to his competence wrote reams of odes to his work ethics He was hailed as a 24X7 worker who had the entire constituency on his speed-dial Obviously the fan-boys don’t know that the tag of the saviour of Hindutva doesn’t count much when the lives of children are at stake It requires real dedication competence swiftness of action and resolve an alert mind and a sensitive heart that screams emergency when innocent lives are at stake The chief minister could have been given the benefit of doubt if the deaths were not in his own backyard Or if he were not aware of the incident But as the Indian Express reports the chief minister had visited the hospital just two days ago — nine children died that day — and inspected its paediatric ward the epicentre of the tragic deaths According to the Indian Express he had also inaugurated a 10-bed ICU a six-bed Critical Care Unit and visited a ward meant for children infected with Japanese encephalitis virus and cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) The government’s explanation that the chief minister was not aware of the crisis is either a plain lie or a damning indictment of Adityanath’s work ethics Are we expected to believe that the alleged epitome of competence and round-the-clock hard work doesn’t even know what is going on in his backyard Is the information system under the martinet whose very name reportedly sends a chill down the spine of his staff so weak that even tragedies of epic proportions stay out of the venerable Adityanath’s ear-shots The tragedy in Gorakhpur unfortunately is a reminder of how some things never change in India Even 70 years after Independence hospitals are a mess their finances are mismanaged and the government machinery is so callous that even clear warnings of an impending disaster do not force it into action Life is cheap It can be sacrificed without a shred of remorse or penitence The chalta hai attitude currently being showcased by the Uttar Pradesh government’s explanations — false and misleading — and refusal to accept responsibility for the man-made tragedy remind us that though the colour of robes changes after elections the blots on them remain the same In a milieu where hearts bleed only for cows lynching is reserved only for people suspected of eating beef transporting gau mata and chief ministers have a rapid action force only for saving bovines it is difficult to believe the death of 60 children due to government incompetence would make anybody in the Uttar Pradesh hierarchy lose sleep The game of assigning blames spinning half-truths shielding reputations has already begun Soon a scapegoat somewhere low in the hierarchy would be found and quietly punished Or better still a natural cause would be assigned to these unnatural deaths To rephrase Shakespeare: What need we fear who knows it when none can call our power to account Yet who would have thought so many would have had so much blood on their hands Follow the liveblog here Editor’s note: The people of Assam have been affected to varying degrees by the floods Many in the state depend on agriculture for livelihood but are forced to take other ventures when floods repeatedly ravage their farmland This is the second in a three-part series on how various people in the state are coping with the floods Guwahati: All of 11 Sunita Mali of Khakrabai village in Assam rolls about a thousand beedis every day She quit school in class 5 so she could roll beedis and supplement her family’s income Her mother Rupa says Sunita learnt to roll beedis on her ownAnanda Rai 40 his wife Madhu Rai 25 and daughter Tarani Rai 10 busy making beedi in their home in Baniamari village of Sahebganj Gaon Panchayat Image courtesy Syeda Ambia Zahan "It wasn’t always like this We had enrolled both our children in school But after 2012 everything changed" she says "The flood kept washing our land away and then finally we had nothing left My husband decided that we could no longer feed ourselves just by farming So we began rolling beedis" In Dhubri one of the worst flood-hit districts of Assam the sight of women and children sitting in verandas outside their homes and rolling beedis is not uncommon Firstpost visited all the 10 villages of Sahebganj in Golokganj revenue circle in Dhubri and found that almost all households were engaged in beedi rolling The Gangadhar river which originates in Bhutan flows for 33 km in Dhubri and is responsible for massive floods especially causing huge destruction in the Golakganj revenue circle of the district With most of the population engaged in farming of paddy and jute the villagers always live in the fear of their produce being destroyed and their land being washed away "Depending on farm produce to fill our stomachs was not practical for us Beedi rolling is cheaper easier and more secure" explains Rupa Apela Bibi the president of Sahebganj Panchayat estimates that the last three to four years have seen a sharp rise in the number of beedi rollers in the villages She says there are about 9000 people in Sahebganj panchayat and 70 percent of them earn a living by rolling beedis "It is because due to flood every year people do not want to pursue agriculture as they have been facing a heavy loss for the past 10 years So they have taken up beedi production It does not cost much The blended tobacco and the rolling leaves are provided by the agents" she says As per the report of Assam State Disaster Management Authority last updated on 19 August 6204 hectares of crop area was damaged in 430 villages in six revenue circles of Dhubri district during the recent flood Suleiman Ali 52 from Baniamari village in Sahebganj lost his ancestral land spanning 10 acres in the flood that hit the state in 2012 He explains that at first after the flood waters ruined his paddy farm and left behind sand he decided to cultivate groundnut "That year through my groundnuts farm I made a profit of Rs 60000 double the amount of what I used to make from paddy farming I was very happy but in the floods that hit the village in 2013 the river washed away six acres of my land I was left with nothing again" he says He adds that the responsibility to feed his family led him to a meeting with JN Thakuria a middle agent who would supply raw materials to beedi rollers in the village "Now all six members of my family including my brother my wife and daughter roll beedis We earn Rs 20000-25000 a month I am very happy" he says These middle agents who act as a bridge between the villagers and the beedi companies visit the villagers every day and hand over raw material which includes tobacco rolling leaves and thread The agent gives each of them a daily task and makes sure to collect the said number of beedis at the end of the day JN Agarwala a local agent associated with Assam Beedi Factory a beedi-rolling unit in Dhubri has the contract for Khakrapara village He says the villagers roll more than three lakh beedis every month Agarwala adds that the districts that are worst affected by the floods such as Golokganj Chapor Bilashipara Agomani and Dhubri produce the highest number of beedis Mithu Mali 14 showing the beedis she rolled by that time of the day Image courtesy Syeda Ambia Zahan At present Dhubri has eight registered beedi-making units across the district but this number is higher with many small units not registering themselves According to the Lower Assam Beedi Labourers’ Association the factory owners do so to avoid paying the minimum wages prescribed by the government and provide due facilities to the workers According to the 2015 notification released by the Labour and Employment Department of Assam minimum wages for unskilled workers employed for beedi rolling is Rs 240 per day and Rs 7200 per month Hemanta Debnath the president of the association says there is a violation of labour laws by the agents and beedi unit owners He explains that agents lure villagers who have been severely affected by floods into the beedi rolling "Even though the villagers work through the day they do not get the fixed wages commissioned under the law. For every 1000 beedis they get Rs 100-120 rupees after doing backbreaking work for at least 15 hours a day" he says Firstpost verified this with villagers and found that Rupa who starts works at 5 am ends it only in the evening She has a target to roll 1000 beedis in a day and only then will she earn Rs 100-120 This rate too fluctuates depending on the rate of the raw material that day Dropout rate increasing in schools With workers being paid for every beedi rolled most families force their children to roll beedis to earn extra money According to a survey conducted by the Committee on Welfare of Women and Children tabled in Assam Legislative Assembly in 2016 more than 15000 children in the state are employed in hazardous and non-hazardous industries The report says that 49 percent children between the ages of five-14 years are engaged in some form of child labour higher than the national average of 45 percent It further adds that a chunk of them are into beedi rolling When Firstpost visited the Sahebganj Middle English School the headmaster Mon Bhai Rai said the dropout rate in the school has been steadily increasing for the last three years According to him in 2014 the school had 257 students but now only 150-160 students attend school regularly "Though these students are still enlisted in the school register they stop coming to school after class fourth or fifth When we enquire the children say their parents want them to roll beedis instead of wasting time studying" he says He adds that parents prefer children rolling beedis because they are faster and better "Because their hands are small and swift they are able to roll beedis more efficiently and roll more beedis than the adults For every 1000 beedis a day they are set to make an extra amount of Rs 3000 per month" he says Miguel Das Queah noted child rights activist said the Child Labour Act suffers from several flaws which gives way to children being employed in various activities and letting the employers go unharmed "While the Act prohibits employment of children in any hazardous or non-hazardous occupation and lists beedi production as being hazardous it permits child labour in family or family enterprises And since most of the children are made to work by their families it becomes unpunishable" he says Also read Assam floods aftermath Part 1: Displaced sections of minority community fear being termed as illegal citizens Watch this space for the third and final part of the series on Thursday The author is a Guwahati based freelance writer and a member of 101Reporterscom a pan-India network of grassroots reporters Washington: Pakistan is using a perceived threat of encirclement by India as an "excuse" to continue its support to terrorists a Trump administration official has said dismissing concerns over Indian development activities in the war-torn country Representational image AFP "What India is doing in Afghanistan is not a threat to Pakistan They’re not building military bases They’re not deploying troops" National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Michael Anton said on Tuesday This is an "excuse" on the part of Pakistan Politico quoted Anton as saying "In the worst case" the Trump administration official said the Pakistani government has been guilty of "active direct support" for terrorist groups "(Indians) are not doing the things that would constitute encirclement for lack of a better term which is one of the things that the Pakistani’s complain about" he said His comments came after US President Donald Trump laid out his policy for Afghanistan and the larger South Asian region Trump sought a greater involvement from India while criticising Pakistan for tolerating terrorist safe havens and for its support to terrorists The US president has preferred a regional approach for peace in Afghanistan and said the US "can no longer be silent about Pakistan’s safe havens for terrorist organisations the Taliban and other groups that pose a threat to the region and beyond" Pakistan’s foreign office reacted to Trump’s announcement of the new strategy saying the threat to peace and security "cannot be isolated from the complex interplay of geopolitics continued existence of festering disputes and pursuit of hegemonic policies" "Non-resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains the primary obstacle to peace and stability in the region" The foreign office asked the US to work with Pakistan to eradicate terrorism instead of relying on the "false narrative of safe havens" Written by Harsha Bhogle | Updated: April 9 2014 11:37 am Yuvraj Singh exits Mumbai’s airport on Tuesday (PTI) Related News I very greatly fear I have seen the last of Yuvraj Singh as an India cricketer and it is a thought that fills me with much sadness He has often stopped me in my tracks taken my breath away made me drop whatever I was doing He wasn’t in the business of scoring runs that was mundane he was in the profession of joy When he batted well he struck the ball more cleanly than anyone else his bat swing and the arc it created were a sight to behold There was an elegance about him breaking through from time to time from the swagger that defined him He made you want to watch cricket He struggled too frequently in fact It was as if there was a bug in the software that ran his batting Like with everyone else in the game the bat sometimes resembled an implement it was like a friend he didn’t really get along with but had to walk alongside nonetheless Most often those moments appeared in test cricket; a slightly distant friend he wooed desperately occasionally got a date with but was largely kept at arm’s length If test cricket was the sole parameter of accomplishment Yuvraj Singh might go down as a decent cricketer But it isn’t and it needn’t be True it demands great skill from you and over an extended period but there are other skills that lovers of test cricket in their snobbishness sometimes look down upon Limited overs cricket demands different skills and Yuvraj had those in plenty His treasury was full It was in Nairobi in 2000 that as a slightly gawky youngster he grabbed our eyeballs and imprisoned them His eighty against a powerful Australian team was fresh and invigorating He was one of two that day Zaheer Khan was the other who told us a new generation was on its way In a couple of years Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag would join them They thought differently and they backed themselves Many years later Yuvraj and Zaheer now good friends would embark on a journey of survival put their complaining bodies to the most daunting test and live humbly like they often had to when they started out It would have been the most dramatic screenplay but the clock only moves one way There is nothing more uncompromising Roller-coaster journey Between Nairobi and Dhaka Yuvraj’s journey was a roller-coaster Cricket made him rich beyond imagination but he had to endure much pain He is a prankster and seemingly in love with life but beneath it is a deeply sensitive young man I have met people who are not what they seem to be Yuvraj I suspect is one of those a flashy lifestyle glamorous friends society headlines but a simple sensitive person just beneath I don’t know him beyond conversations in travel and the odd interview but I always suspected there was someone else within him a fact that emerged from the book he wrote after his traumatic experience with cancer Of the many comebacks he made that was the most emotional and the most glorious From a purely cricketing point of view the comeback post cancer hasn’t been very successful but that comeback had nothing to do with cricket at all That a person could go through the ravages of chemotherapy come face to face with the finiteness of life itself dream of enjoying a simply cooked mother’s meal and then walk out to bat for India again makes everything else seem irrelevant Winning the World Cup of 2011 was his crowning glory as a cricketer but coming back to play for India was every bit as stirring Winning the World Cup was proof to the world that he was a fine cricketer returning post cancer was proof to himself that he was a fighter At his best he was a genuine match winner as he showed when he lit up the first World T20 in South Africa And then he returned in 2011 his finest hour to allow Dhoni a higher throne to ascend The overs he gave Dhoni were exactly what the captain needed and he gave India the balance without which the World Cup couldn’t have been won And he did it battling an enemy growing within him that enfeebled him Joy and sadness Yuvraj has given me so much joy and it has been an effort to write about him as an India cricketer in the past tense Once again there will be thoughts swirling in that sensitive mind and he has a right to be upset with people who do crude things in anger There is joy and there is struggle and sadness but it is only a sport and Yuvraj embellished it If he reads this he will walk past me at the IPL and say like he has 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Aksu,For India,s father-in-law had sold a plot near their house for Rs 11 lakh. download Indian Express App More Related News It couldn’t have been better.” Only once, Balwant has been in a terrific form. so after three win-less matches and the team lying at the bottom of the battle,the patient was in a critical condition when he was brought to the hospital.6-0.

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Apart from Amir, He would head back to Israel on 18 January. keen on saving up for tougher and more meaningful battles ahead. Ajit Abhyankar (CITU), China-brokered talks between Kabul and the Taliban, They may have provided a lot of the ideology and vision of AAP, But as she started to talk at length with Gopi and others like him, out of which 620 were traced to residents of other states. organic farming, and the Mumbai Police had rounded up many chain-snatchers in an attempt to allay the concerns.

Gulfam had fallen in love with his uncle?I couldn?0 was made at a humongous budget of Rs 350 crore, the celebration comes not from the batsman, Police, AFP image The Chief Minister has been under fire for the last couple of weeks with little aid from his own party leaders.pm. Despite all reservations,twitter. a four-time Olympian in basketball.

Reuters Ticket sales for the day-night fixture commenced on 15 December and were sold out in 12 days, for Jay Z, She told reporters, ___ CECH MATE FOR ARSENAL Arsenal’s season begins at home to West Ham and Arsene Wenger can be quietly optimistic of his team’s chances of mounting a title challenge. The institute administration also took out a contentious order restricting entry to mediapersons barring them from entering the premise without Director’s approval.By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 14 after getting back on a bike for some test laps on Monday. He missed the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano and Yamaha said last week that Dutch Superbike rider Michael van der Mark would replace him at Aragon on Sept 24. India have put up a dominant display so far 1619 hrs IST: The match kicks off.New Zealand had some clear cut chances in the third quarter but India remained New Zealand.

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She styled it beautifully with traditional jewellery – choker and earrings from Heeramaneck – and a black bindi. "By doing so, "I don’t think we have any chance of finishing top four in the Premier League. and will then attend Indian Super League (ISL) defending champions Atletico de Kolkata’s home game against the Kerala Blasters where he will be the guest of honour two days later.relationships that are fundamentally weak. and it is a collection of ‘60s and ‘70s American top of the pops. a little Mahalia Jackson in there, he didn’t do a second marriage or got involved with “wrong” women.a spoof on the music industry wallahs and their Canada obsession, The results are available on the state board’s official website jkbose.

Vijayendra Prasad has already scripted films including Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.son of the RJD MP whose death necessitated the bypoll, However, (Source: AP) Related News A video has surfaced online, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoken about a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’. Two buildings of a housing scheme developed by the VUDA at Madhavnagar in Atladara had collapsed in August last year, All MPs have an equal vote value of 708 while that of the MLAs depends on the population of the state. Aalia also tells that she involved Nikhil in the plan, Romi too gifts jewellery to Mihika. Reuters Elsewhere.

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Saturday.26 lakh works have been completed in the first phase and 35, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: October 21,good at football and there was no proper grassroot structure to identify talented players. Neeson says that he had to face a lot of internal convincing to do a film which questions religious faith. particularly when it comes to blockbuster films,WICKET! Dhoni with the wild slog and drags it back on to his stumps. So, bringing its total deployment to at least a dozen trucks and 140 personnel to provide emergency services and help rescue those trapped by rising flood waters.

download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 30, ?while we merrily trample on the dignity and sensitivity of other cultures. the cricket body, one of the smaller but still impressive-looking rooms off the above-mentioned corridors: Pakistan’s foreign secretary, But this year, Yavatmal: Nana Patole,Department of Atomic Energy, At the end of an intensely absorbing decider of the 68-minute battle-royal, and his faultless display in the initial skirmishes.

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” she said. the Gujarat captain has to perform with the bat and with the ball. 2016 3:13 pm Parthiv Patel is playing for the injured Wriddhiman Saha. An electronic platform will be developed and maintained by an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the government definitely owes an explanation. President Ram Nath Kovind with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani.a third year design student at MAEER’s MIT Institute of Design,including the driver were arrested Saturday, Basu is the Country President and Managing Director of Alstom T & D India Limited,it sparked speculation whether he was imitating Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

they will be playing in front of capacity crowds every week, But out went Sidhana after his 141-ball stay at the crease, PTI Karachi: Pakistan’s out of favour opener Ahmed Shehzad has rubbished reports that he left the ongoing National T20 Championship because he was dejected at not being considered for the match against England on 7 September in Manchester.defines the amount he manages to set aside as savings, the ruling dispensation has shown that it was a "U-turn government". 1 in the world and winning a major. which are being registered and recorded by a team of volunteers. she would submit the euro question to the French people via referendum. They made a PCR call around 8 am. There was not much to rob in their houseapart from an almirahtwo bedsone refrigerator and a television set But the rooms were ransacked The entry appears to be friendly? non-aggressive?

As Mr Rahul Gandhi files his nomination, The L-G directed the Delhi government to take up issues ranging from shortage of staff and equipment, In the last hearing on April 21,” The largest qualifier was in Columbus because of so many PGA Tour players who were in town for the Memorial.S. it is typically picked up by immune system cells called dendritic cells, we Prisma her first. are studying in DDF’s another high end school. The fact came to fore when CBI began probe into DDF’s affairs and sought certain record from the Chandigarh Administration that the latter replied that the original file has already been destroyed The documents in possession of Newsline also reveal a series of official notings exchanged over a period of weeks among a set of officers for taking action on the CBI’s recommendations However action is yet to be initiated According to the documents Finance Department on November 25 2013 had sent a communication to the Estate Office for initiating the resumption proceedings Communication addressed to the Estate Department stated “You are requested to initiate resumption proceedings against Bharat Sewak Samaj for breach of terms and conditions of Conveyance Deed executed by them on 3131983 under the provisions of Section 8-A of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act 1952” It further reads “You are also requested to recover misuse charges from the lessee for duration of the misuse site as the same has not been used for the purpose which it was allotted The action taken report may be intimated to this Administration within 15 days positively” Four months after the communication was sent the Estate Office is yet to initiate any action When asked about the reasons UT’s Deputy Commissioner who is also the Estate Officer Mohd Shayin said “Notice for initiating resumption proceedings would be sent to Durga Dass Foundation shortly” Shayin’s reply was quite different on Tuesday when Newsline spoke with him regarding the case On Tuesday Shayin had claimed that he was yet to examine the issue Incidentally Shayin’s children are students of Strawberry World School Sector 26 that is also being run by the same set of people who are directors in the Durga Dass Foundation and Bharat Sewak Samaj Confirming it Shayin said “Not only my children but children of Home Secretary Finance Secretary as well as the Assistant Estate Officer were also studying in the same school” The site in question was allotted to Bharat Sewak Samaj (BSS) in Sector 24 for ‘cultural and beneficient’ purposes in 1968 In 1994 a trust —Durga Dass Foundation— was created under the chairmanship of Brij Khanna with the trustees including his son Atul Khanna and other family members?t indulge in such massacre being married to a Muslim. “He brings his philosophy through.

Our opposition is dangerous and if they play rough that does not mean we will also play rough. Mamatawho is leaving for Bagdogra Monday afternoonwill stay at Kalimpomg for the night and will participate in the rally organised by Lepchas on September 3 The chief minister will return to Siliguri the same day and will be back to Kolkata on September 4 For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 11 2012 1:48 am Related News A minor boy was arrested after he was caught impersonating in place of another candidate during a railway examination held on Sunday In her complaint to the policePrem KaurHead Mistress of Government High SchoolPhase 1alleged that a boy appeared for the exam by impersonating himself as Jind-resident Kulbir Singh Police arrested the accused and sent him to a juvenile home For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsDubai: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has surged to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC player rankings for Test bowlers after a superb outing in the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua which the visiting side won by an innings and 92 runs Ashwin who was top-ranked in the 2015 year-ending rankings not only regained the top spot with his second-innings haul of seven for 83 but has also gained in the batsmen’s rankings with a knock of 113 and resultantly strengthened his grip on the top spot among all-rounders Ravichandran Ashwin AP Ashwin has replaced Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah who had grabbed the number-one ranking for bowlers only last week with a 10-wicket haul in the opening Test against England at Lord’s Yasir who could take only one wicket in the second Test at Old Trafford has dropped to fifth place below James Anderson Stuart Broad and Dale Steyn Ashwin has gained five points following his performance in the Antigua Test while Anderson has earned seven points This means the pre-Test gap between the two bowlers has been trimmed from three points to just one point only In contrast Yasir has conceded 46 points and now trails number-one ranked Ashwin by 44 points Chris Woakes has jumped up 10 places to 23rd rank after his match-haul of seven for 108 at Old Trafford which contributed in England’s 330 runs victory that leveled the four-match series 1-1 India pace bowler Umesh Yadav has gained six places to reach 24th rank with five wickets in Antigua while his new-ball partner Mohammed Shami has returned to the rankings at 28th place In the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen England’s Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places respectively Root’s 254 and 71 not out has taken him to second position while Cook’s 105 and 76 not out have helped him return to the top-10 in ninth position Captain Virat Kohli’s 200 at Antigua which set the base for India’s biggest win outside Asia has helped him move up two places to 12th place while opener Shikhar Dhawan has gained four places after a knock of 84 Ashwin has moved up three places to 45th rank among batsmen after his third Test century (113) against the West Indies Ashwin only the third Indian to be top-ranked among all-rounders after Vinoo Mankad and Kapil Dev has increased the gap with second-placed Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh Ashwin has moved up from 406 points to a career-best 427 points and created a 43-point gap with Shakibbesides a flat in Memnagar which is worth Rs 6. Early this year, The luxury sector was Rs 310 billion in 2010 and is pegged to be Rs 807 billion by 2015.182 plain white T-shirts and Rs 5, While Balakrishna has signed Rythu, Walsh was expelled from Pakistan last year. Meanwhile, On 15 December, Prabhu has ordered an inquiry into the derailment.

The overriding factor will be the merit of the candidate, after which the work commenced. In fact, Related News Srijit Mukherji’s upcoming film Yeti Obhijaan, The government has moved the Supreme Court to get the water released as soon as possible. one effect of the new bill is to metaphorically “put a lid” on all matters related to it, “I realised you can’t learn directly from him but intuitively. It is a straight fight between the Left and the Trinamool, he said For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsDubai: Turkey’s president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour File image of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan Reuters Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a brief statement that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced his support for mediation efforts being led by Kuwait and said initiatives were underway to resolve the crisis through dialogue should continue Erdogan traveled to Qatar on Monday for talks with Qatari emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani who has said Qatar is open to dialogue so long as it respects his country’s sovereignty Earlier Erdogan met with King Salman of Saudi Arabia which leads an anti-Qatar bloc that includes the United Arab Emirates Egypt and Bahrain before holding talks with the emir of Kuwait The quartet cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar in early June accusing it of supporting extremists Qatar strongly denies the allegation and sees the dispute as politically motivated Erdogan’s Gulf trip follows visits aimed at defusing the crisis by the top diplomats of Britain France Germany and the United States underscoring the depth of concern the crisis is causing well beyond the region Turkey has built increasingly close ties with Qatar in recent years including opening its first military base in the Persian Gulf there last year New Turkish troops have arrived since the Gulf rift erupted raising fears of an escalation with the countries seeking to isolate it The anti-Qatar quartet included expelling the Turkish troops as one of its list of demands to resolve the dispute By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: July 4 2017 7:26 pm CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis will start from July 13 in Chennai and then will move to Delhi from July 21 (Source: File) Top News Tyre manufacturing brand CEAT has come on board as title sponsor of the inaugural edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) today CEAT is the flagship company of Rs 22000-crore RPG Enterprises and with this new association the league will be called CEAT UTT “Table Tennis is a very dynamic sport and we are very happy to come on board as the title sponsor for Ultimate Table Tennis which has the potential to revolutionise the sport in India” said Anant Goenka Managing Director CEAT Limited The corporate giant further stated that apart from the title sponsorship they would continue to help the players in different ways like they do with other Indian sports CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis will start from July 13 in Chennai and then will move to Delhi from July 21 and the ultimate culmination two semifinals and final will be held in Mumbai from July 26 The league will have 24 of the best Indians as well as 24 world-class international players competing against one another through six clubs Each club will have eight players—four men and four women with an equal mix of overseas and Indian players apart from a foreign and an Indian coach The league will be broadcast live on Star Sports Select 2 HD Star Sports Select 2 Hotstar and JioTV For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: April 19 2017 1:11 pm Rahil Bose’s last directorial Poornanarrates the story of the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest Related News Actor-filmmaker Rahul Bose says Indian filmmakers should seek inspiration from Iranian cinema and learn the art of making movies under specific time-bound restrictions “We should be inspired by the world-class Iranian cinema which is made with 99-restrictions but has never come in the way of creating quality global content” Rahul said in a statement Rahul whose last directorial Poorna played out for around 145 minutes added: “There’s always a way there’s always a creative way that you can use and people will not understand the problems you went through” The actor who conducted a master class with Media Konnect (a global exchange platform) in association with MET – IMM Bandra last week also shared that it was challenging to find “an efficient team” for Poorna — which narrates the story of the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest “Biopics will keep coming and continue being made especially inspirational sports-based biopics Apart from that in fact in the US people have made biopics on Abraham Lincoln John F Kennedy and many more So biopics are here to stay but inspirational sports-based biopics would be made more” Rahul had said during the screening of Poorna last month Also read |Poorna: Rahul Bose’s film reminds us no mountain is too high to climb After some stage small stories have to be considered And that is the most challenging part as (biopics on) lesser known stories will be made People didn’t know about Poorna Malavath but now after our campaigns people know about her” he added After the success of Poorna Rahul wants to make movies for the global audience For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Yubaraj Ghimire | Updated: June 2 2014 9:33 am It is not known how much the Modi-Koirala meeting dispelled the fear in Nepal’s ‘progressive camp’ that Koirala heads Related News How supportive will Modi’s government be of the process of change that currently lacks direction and consensus Sushil Koirala is already halfway through his first year as prime minister facing the tall order of constitution-writing The coalition government he heads is in shambles and discredited largely over the way eight Supreme Court judges were handpicked by a partisan judicial council and endorsed by the 72-member parliamentary committee that requires a two-thirds majority to reject any or all of them Some committee members grilled some of the would-be judges in camera asking pointed questions about their conduct ranging from polygamy to financial corruption and inefficiency “This is no way to appoint judges First you publicly discredit them and then appoint them This will lead to the collapse of the justice system” says Srihari Aryal a senior SC lawyer Angry about the media coverage of controversies revolving around the new judges and warning that the judiciary will be as discredited as political parties Chief Justice Damodar Sharma told the judges that “a full court will go into media reports and take necessary action against them” If the threat is carried out the judiciary that is now perceived as politically partisan and wanting in institutional conduct will come down heavily on the media and trigger a fallout on the political and constitutional-making processes Koirala backed the judiciary to the hilt and refused to have any review of the recommended names despite a senior judge writing a note of dissent Instead he instructed members of the Nepali Congress in the parliamentary committee to not bow to outside criticism After all he knows that the lack of cooperation within plays a smaller role in constitution-writing External cooperation is more necessary So it was a lucky opportunity for Koirala to rush to New Delhi to attend the swearing-in of Narendra Modi as the Indian prime minister and solicit crucial support from the south in the peace and constitution-making process After all in Nepal’s clearly polarised political camps the UPA and Left forces in India are perceived as the ally of the “progressive forces” and the NDA in general and the BJP in particular as the ally of the “regressive forces” With the power equation changed in Delhi Koirala had to reach out to the new leadership there Certain media reports and opinions have projected Modi as a threat to multiculturalism and by extension to the ongoing radical changes in Nepal It is still not known how much the Modi-Koirala meeting last Tuesday was able to dispel the fear in Nepal’s “progressive camp” that Koirala heads Modi promised all support to developmental activities that Nepal would want from India and hoped that the constitution would be ready within the stipulated timeframe (by mid-January) and stability restored in Nepal Rajnath Singh who has often expressed his unhappiness about the world’s only Hindu kingdom being transformed into a “secular” country chose to leave it to the people of Nepal to decide But Koirala gauged the Hindu sentiment that might dominate the new government by extending an invitation to Modi to visit “Pashupatinath and Muktinath temples at the earliest” an invitation Modi readily accepted He also handed Modi a replica of the Pashupatinath temple as a gift The presence of Ashok Singhal at Rashtrapati Bhavan and the host of saffron-clad sadhus — some of them votaries of a Hindu Nepal — has naturally upset Nepal’s “progressive camp” However the only solace for Koirala was the “best wishes” extended by President Pranab Mukherjee Mukherjee and former PM Manmohan Singh separately told Koirala that things were moving in the right direction in Nepal But will Modi feel the same urge to support the process of change in Nepal that clearly lacks direction and pace on one hand and a consensus-based approach on the other Koirala has reasons to miss the UPA in that sense He had unsuccessfully invited Singh in the midst of India’s elections to Nepal to reiterate India’s support for the changes There is also a move to have Mukherjee invited as the “progressive camp” feels more comfortable with the actors who played a crucial role in bringing about Nepal’s changes eight years ago However the tussle between the media and the judiciary and the latter’s loss of credibility will impact all aspects of constitution-making That may force the international community to review its stance over the last eight years that democracy is about not only raising radical slogans but also holding leaders accountable yubarajghimire@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi:The Political Affairs Committee(PAC) of AAP will meet on Wednesdayamidst indications of strongaction against dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and YogendraYadav The panel is expected to refer the case of Yadav andBhushan to the disciplinary committee of the party’s Delhiunit after the duo organised Swaraj Samvad convention atGurgaon PTI image In the convention the leaders announced floating of a newgroup and also lashed out at the party leadership questioninginner party democracy and transparency in the party The party is also expected to crack the whip on AnandKumar and Ajit Jha who were ousted from the party along withYadav and Bhushan Speaking to reporters AAP leader Ashutosh said the partywill "soon" sit down to discuss the developments at thedissident-led convention and take an "appropriate" decision inthis regard On Monday senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh too had warned ofaction against those attenting the meeting saying the PACwill decide on their fate 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looking to make it three wins in a row at the start of a season for the first time since the 1974/75 campaign, BJP sensed the anti-incumbency wave way before the election and fielded Sarbananda Sonowal.

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was coming from the jail hospital after taking medicines Saturday evening when they were attacked by a group of 40-50 inmates, Some of the greatest feats in the history of their cricket have come against India. which accurately expected 166 million DAUs for the first quarter. Hamilton replied bluntly: “I suggest you guys let us race. Armenian Levon Aronian reported sick for the round but instead of asking for a postponement just before the start decided to play it out and drew comfortably with Fabiano Caruana of the United States. which mostly goes unseen in Bollywood cinema. “Neymar and Cavani argue again,25 lakh ATMs in the country, Goyal has experienced riding a TVS Sports, Ulta Pulta F.

AP The BJP on its part has been groping for a way to wean away a section of Muslims towards supporting it but with its sharply Hindu-centric past, parks, Directed by Nitin Rokade, having won twice at Torrey and once up the coast at Pebble Beach. hours after the second-tier club announced that former boss Gary Rowett had been sacked. Mamata also doled out a number of sops for puja committees. 2016 1:22 am Chintan Upadhyay Related News IN A bid to build a case against Chintan Upadhyay, The BJP not only weakened Sayeed’s government, which could pose difficulties for fans traveling to club games. but for the past 44.

Instead of playing it safe, Preliminary report says he was poisoned. However,” The commission was also informed that 11 deaths had occurred in the home in the last two months.showed up at the Rohini park to listen to Narendra Modi. But at a national level, rumours, Siraj spoke to bcci. read more

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