The funding for the music schools comes largely from donations from the state government and private donors and Chaudhury says,It has been an uphill task to arrange funds The chief minister Sheila Dixit donated Rs 50 lakh for the school while I have taken a Rs 70 lakh loan in order to begin this For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Sao Paolo | Published: May 11 2016 10:30 am Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Related News Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is facing possible impeachment by Congress with the Senate expected to vote Wednesday on a measure to suspend her The effort comes amid an angry public mood over the South American nation’s worst recession in decades and a big bribery scandal at the state oil company Petrobras Yet it is not tied to either of those The Associated Press explains what’s behind the movement to oust her and how it could play out WHAT IS ROUSSEFF ACCUSED OF DOING She is accused of breaking fiscal laws by shifting around government funds to plug budget holes Opposition parties say sleight of hand accounting allowed her to boost public spending to shore up support Rousseff denies any wrongdoing saying she didn’t do anything that was not common practice in all prior administrations She further argues that she isn’t being charged with a crime which should be the basis for any impeachment WHAT WAS THE FIRST STEP OF IMPEACHMENT Last month the Chamber of Deputies voted 367-137 to send the impeachment measure to the Senate The overwhelming favorable vote added momentum to the impeachment push The Senate had been seen as friendlier to Rousseff than the lower house and more likely to reject impeachment but the lower chamber vote seemed to change that dynamic WHAT’S THE LATEST If a simple majority of the 81 senators vote in favor Wednesday and several counts by newspapers suggest that will happen then Rousseff will be suspended and Vice President Michel Temer will take over The Senate will then have 180 days to conduct a trial and vote whether to permanently remove Rousseff If that happens Temer would serve out her term ending Dec 31 2018 COULD ANYTHING STOP THE PROCESS The government and opposition parties have filed appeals to Brazil’s highest court on many aspects of the process so the possibility exists that the court or even individual justices could intervene On Monday the lower house’s acting Speaker Waldir Maranhao annulled the chamber’s April vote in favor of impeachment arguing there were irregularities and it had to be re-voted on However under pressure from his party he did an about-face Tuesday and rescinded his annulment HOW DO ROUSSEFF’S SUPPORTERS AND DETRACTORS CHARACTERISE THE SITUATION Government supporters call the impeachment push a coup because Rousseff has not been charged with any crime They say Brazil’s traditional ruling class has been unnerved by the social movement under Rousseff’s Worker’s Party over more than a decade in power and is seizing the opportunity to take back power Opponents say the administration’s maneuvering of funds was illegal and an attempt to mask problems in Latin America’s largest economy such as huge budget gaps that have surfaced over the last year They say impeachment can’t be considered a coup because it’s allowed in the constitution For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Midway Island | Published: September 2 2016 7:06 pm US President Barack Obama (Source: Reuters) Top News President Barack Obama went off the beaten track — way off — to a newly expanded marine reserve on an atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean part of an effort to polish his environmental legacy Obama flew three hours west of his native Honolulu to Midway Atoll on the far northwestern tip of the Hawaiian island chain The atoll is situated at the heart of Papahanaumokuakea a vast Pacific marine reserve given protected status by then-president George W Bush in 2006 Obama recently quadrupled its size to make it the world’s largest marine reserve home to 7000 marine species including many endangered birds as well as the Hawaiian monk seal and black coral which can live for 4500 years “This is going to be a precious resource for generations to come” Obama told reporters on Midway’s Turtle Beach All the atoll’s 40 inhabitants — mostly US Fish and Wildlife Service staff — greeted him Until recently the area was perhaps best known to military history buffs Seventy-four years ago the Battle of Midway was a decisive naval fight in World War II that turned the tide of the war against Japan Obama praised the “courage and perseverance” of the vastly outnumbered American soldiers who repelled Japanese forces “This is hallowed ground” he said Now he added protecting the vast ecosystem “allows us to study and research and understand our oceans better than we ever have before” The president was later set to go snorkeling with friends away from journalists the White House said Since taking office in 2009 he has designated more protected areas than any of his predecessors using the Antiquities Act signed in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt who established the first national monuments For the outgoing president the visit is part of an eight-year effort to put the environment and tackling climate change higher on the political agenda Scientists would be able to undertake “critically important” study of climate change in the marine reserve he said Although Bush created Papahanaumokuakea he also earned international scorn by rejecting the global climate deal reached at Kyoto Obama in contrast has led the charge to secure the recently struck Paris climate agreement For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Cairo | Published: October 17 2016 3:47 am Egyptian trial defendants get prison (Source: Google Maps) Top News A Cairo court sentenced 18 defendants on Sunday to two years in prison for insulting the judiciary after the defendants cheered inside the cage when one of them threw his shoe at the judge security sources and a lawyer said Amar El Shahat a 19-year-old student turned around and aimed his shoe at the head of the court as he was being sent back to the cage after being questioned before the court for making noise inside the cage a police official who was in the courtroom said El-shahat is being tried along with 22 others on terrorism charges and possessing weapons with five being tried in absentia The trial that began in 2015 was taking place in the police academy Sunday’s sentence was for a separate charge of insulting the judiciary during a court hearing A policeman who was standing behind the Mohammed Shereen Fahmy the judge caught the shoe just before it could hit Fahmy’s head said Khaled el Masry a lawyer representing three of the defendants who was in the courtroom The rest of the defendants supported their colleague which is what led the court to move a criminal case against them and accuse them of insulting the judiciary the police official said They were all sentenced to two years in prison after a representative of the general prosecution in court called for them to be handed the maximum sentence the police official added The defendants have the right to appeal against the decision but El Masry said they had been handed two years in prison in a previous court session but didn’t appeal “They do not recognise the court as a valid judicial body that could try them” el Masry said The army forced Mursi the country’s first freely-elected president from power in 2013 following mass protests against his rule It then launched a crackdown against his organisation arresting thousands on accusations of violence and terrorism The Muslim Brotherhood was labelled a terrorist organisation last year and most of its senior leaders are in prison awaiting trial on charges relating to violence and terrorism For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top Newss 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For all the latest World News, Mehrotra, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Updated: February 6, Share This Article Related Article Activists claimed that senior leader of Communist Party of India Pansare and noted anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar were known faces of progressive movements so there was possibility of common links between the attacks on them. or take such other action as they see fit, 2010 12:57 am Related News The police on Friday arrested two leading builders of the city, They will be produced in a court for remand custody, said the Malaviyanagar police In a mega drive launched by taxmen in the last week of Juneraids were conducted at 42 places in Rajkotincluding on eight builders and four government contractors At two places Pradhyuman Villa owned by Jadeja on Kalawad Road and Jivraj Bhavan owned by Solanki in Mota Mava sleuths were allegedly assaulted and documents looted from them According to the complaint lodged by Yadavwhen he and other taxmen reached Solankis residencehe was slapped twice by Solankiwhose men also manhandled I-T officials and pushed them out of the house Solanki also allegedly gave them life threats On the same daythe I-T officials led by Chowdhary were allegedly manhandled by Jadeja when they reached his residence According to the complaint lodged by Chowdharythe builders henchmen manhandled the team and when Jadeja arrivedthey took away three suitcases containing I-T documents Chowdhary also alleged he and his officials were given life threats For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | New York | Published: December 11 2016 2:33 am President-elect Donald Trump walks up to greet Army Cadets and Navy Midshipmen before the Army-Navy NCAA college football game in Baltimore Saturday Dec 10 2016 (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Top News Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation’s most storied football rivalries saluting US troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House The future commander in chief attended the 117th game between the military academies at West Point and Annapolis which is being held on relatively neutral ground in Baltimore Maryland Trump tweeted on Saturday morning that he was going to the game “as a show of support for our Armed Forces” He planned to spend the first half of the game in the box of David Urban a West Point graduate and Republican adviser and the second half in the box of retired Marine Lt Col Oliver North a graduate of Annapolis A Trump transition official said Trump would not formally switch sides at halftime in the traditional symbol of commander in chief neutrality because he is not the sitting president The team member spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the president-elect’s plans Trump is a 1964 graduate of the New York Military Academy near West Point Before the game Trump met with Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson a leading contender for secretary of state Trump’s pick to lead the State Department is among his most significant decisions and the deliberations have become a source of tension within his transition team with chief of staff Reince Priebus said to be backing Mitt Romney while other advisers oppose the idea of selecting the 2012 GOP nominee given his fierce criticism of Trump during the campaign Tillerson who has led Exxon Mobil since 2006 and also met Trump earlier in the week In addition to Romney Trump has also been considering Tennessee Sen Bob Corker and John Bolton the former US ambassador to the United Nations Trump announced Friday that Rudy Giuliani the former New York mayor who was an early favorite was no longer under consideration Trump’s appearance at the football game was capping off a week of rolling out Cabinet picks holding “thank you” rallies in North Carolina Iowa and Michigan and trying to cement his incoming Senate majority with Saturday’s runoff election in Louisiana The incoming president appeared jovial and relaxed as he plunged back into electoral politics on Friday a full month after he won the presidency He held large-scale events in Louisiana and in Michigan where he regaled supporters in Grand Rapids by reciting his victories in battleground states Trump is the first Republican to win Michigan since George HW Bush in 1988 He attributed his feat to failures by Democrats In private people close to Trump said he was expected to name yet another Goldman Sachs executive to his White House team The president-elect’s National Economic Council is to be led by Gary Cohn president and chief operating officer of the Wall Street bank which Trump repeatedly complained during the election campaign would control Hillary Clinton if she won For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News rammed into the dead end on platform number 3 of Churchgate station at about 11. 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Unlike most other government departments, “I was caught drinking when I was 16 or 17, It’s not often that one gets to see Brendon McCullum playing the second fiddle.s statement we cannot blame anybody for the suicide attempt, Jadhav added For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Singapore | Published: June 4 2017 10:46 am Earlier Philippine officials said the slain foreign fighters were from Malaysia Indonesia Yemen Saudi Arabia and Chechnya Related News There are about 1200 Islamic State (IS) group operatives in the Philippines including foreigners of whom 40 are from Indonesia the Indonesian defence minister told an international security forum today peaking in Singapore amid a bloody standoff between Philippine troops and militants fighting under the IS flag in Marawi city Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu called the militants “killing machines” and urged full-scale regional cooperation against them”I was advised last night 1200 ISIS in the Philippines around 40 from Indonesia” Ryacudu told the Shangri-La Dialogue using another name for the IS group The threat of heightened terrorism including the impending return of hundreds of Southeast Asian fighters who fought with IS in Syria and Iraq has been a hot-button issue at the three-day Singapore summit also attended by US Defense Secretary Jim MattisHundreds of Islamist gunmen rampaged through Marawi a largely Muslim city of 200000 in the south of the mainly Catholic Philippines on May 23 after government forces attempted to arrest their leader Isnilon Hapilon Up to 50 gunmen are still controlling the city centre nearly two weeks after the start of fighting that has killed 177 people including 120 militants”How can we tackle these foreign fighters We have to be comprehensive” said Ryacudu a retired general”We have to find… complete ways but we must exercise caution they are killing machines Their aim is to kill other people so that’s why it’s our responsibility that we have “Their aim is to kill other people so that’s why it’s our responsibility that we have common understanding consensus and common proceedings on how to fight these foreign fighters”Philippine Defense Undersecretary Ricardo David speaking at the same forum said the 1200 figure for total IS fighters in the Philippines mentioned by Indonesia was new to him “I really don’t know my figure is about 250-400 a lot less” he told reportersBut David said there were 40 foreign IS fighters among those who seized parts of Marawi eight of whom have been killed by government forcesEarlier Philippine officials said the slain foreign fighters were from Malaysia Indonesia Yemen Saudi Arabia and Chechnya “Our intelligence estimates that there are about 40 foreigners that fought in the Marawi incident” David said The Philippine official added that the foreign fighters used “back channels” in the Sulu and Celebes Seas near the borders of the Philippines Indonesia and Malaysia to enter the southern island of Mindanao and link up with local terror groups “That’s why they were able to muster the operations in the area of Marawi” David said For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related Newsincluding seniors, said Jadhav The police have also sent a team to Masina Hospital to record Giris statement?

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