S. while the rest of the cast will be finalised soon. BJP leader Vinay Katiyar supported the demand for registration of FIR against Akhlaq’s family members and demanded that the compensation given to them be withdrawn. With inputs from IANS and PTI A migrant worker from Assam died in Kottayam district of Kerala after he was allegedly tortured by a mob who suspected him to be a thief. What’s the guarantee that Varys will not betray Daenerys? He persuades Daenerys to send a raven to Jon Snow. said he saw 20 bodies while a dinghy was being helped by the crew of the ship, VIP cars pass thorough instantly, scored one and set up one in Slovakia’s victory over Russia.” Slovakia coach Jan Kozak said.

2014 5:10 pm Shah Rukh Khan is yet to watch his 1992 movie debut ‘Deewana’. because I really value normalcy.nice guys?like Roger Federer isand it is a sentimentif indeed universally truethat fills me with a lot of joy and hope Sledging is still looked down upon and isnt that wonderful I have often been intrigued by how an entire group of peoplefrom different islands and sporting different accents (though each is more alluring than the other) seem to believe in this way of playing cricket Mike Holding laughed it off when I asked him saying We didnt need to but I couldnt imagine him or Andy Roberts or Joel Garner sledging Ian Bishopa successor and possessor of a much calmer temperament said it just wasnt done The West Indies seem to accept what happens on a cricket groundshow disappointment but rarely anger Brian Lara walkedand expected others to do so Somehow when he said take my word in 2006 it seemed much more acceptable than if a cricketer from another team said it And they have had wonderful ambassadors Clive LloydHolding and Bishop are but three of them but they gave the world the writing of CLR James and the voice and demeanour of Tony Cozierperhaps the most universally liked broadcaster there has been In more recent times in our countryDarren Ganga brought a team from Trinidad and Tobago which played with such verve and elan that even in a tournament like the Champions League they made many friends So it could be the laughter that you see ring out all over the stands in the West Indies (Sunil Gavaskars description of the crowds there in his bookSunny Dayswas probably an aberration) and on cricket grounds all over the world And it isnt just a Gaylea Bravo or a Pollard In the early days of TWI filming cricket in India we had a sound engineer called Collin Oliverre whose cheerful accent and laughter always filled the production room Or it could be a combination of all these factors and those robust calypsos that capture the ethos of cricket in the islands I hope the West Indies win much more because they seem to bring happiness back to cricket We have too much sledgingtoo much rancour sometimes and then we see these men making all that seem so small and inconsequential Yesthat is why we love them; because they play sport the way all of us would secretly love to For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shailaja Bajpai | Published: March 31 2016 12:02 am Virat Kohli has scored 184 runs in the ongoing World T20 so far (Source: AP) Related News “Incredibly fantastic” exclaimed the original little master after India beat Australia in the T20 league match (NDTV 24×7) Make that “after Virat beat Australia” and forgive Sunil Gavaskar his double superlative: Kohli was incredible and fantastic so who cares about grammatical niceties So incredible and so fantastic that news channels just couldn’t resist: They simply had to compare him with the little master-blaster: “Is Kohli better than Sachin” (CNN IBN) “Is Virat the new Sachin” (NDTV 24×7) They hurled statistics at their panelists like bouncers The likes of Gavaskar “Deano” Jones (NDTV) and Sourav Ganguly Nasser Hussain (India Today) weaved and ducked out of harm’s way by repeating in their own words what K Srikkanth said in his inimitable style: Sachin Tendulkar is Sachin Tendulkar Gavaskar is Gavaskar and Virat is Virat — which nobody can deny (CNN-IBN) Cricket commentators during the match — Harsha Bhogle VVS Laxman Shoaib Akhtar Kapil Dev and others were confronted with the same googly and patted it out safely just like the other cricketers (Star Sports) Since this was extremely tedious for viewers and not what they wanted to hear at all the question was tweaked: Okay is Virat the better finisher of a game They all heaved a sigh of relief (phew) and said he was the best finisher in the game But that wasn’t the end of it — we still had to hear from the man himself When Sachin T was asked to comment on Virat K he met it with that straight bat of his: He lavished Kohli with praise without anointing him his successor and carefully praised the entire team for its efforts (India Today) Dead ball After Kohli’s one-man rescue act news TV went ga-ga: Aaj Tak even replayed him dancing Gangnam style during an earlier show to prove that he was fun and very much today’s man No praise was too extravagant for the Delhi cricketer: Superlatives flew off tongues like fours off Kohli’s bat Have you listened to the Hindi commentary — especially when India plays (Star Sports) It’s like the ball screeching to the fence after you-know-who has hit it It’s like an opera singer going from bass to soprano at the speed of the white cherry racing to the boundary: “Aur yeh chaaaaaaR RUN” “ek auR CHOWKA”And just like opera singers have to raise their voices to be heard above the music of the orchestra so too the Hindi commentators screamed above the cheering of the maddened crowds in the stand Enough to give you a heart attack especially during a heart-stopping run chase On India Today Boria Majumdar has predicted that India will be in the finals; so suggest you keep the ambulance number handy By the way the jugalbandhi of Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar is hugely enjoyable As we have discovered cricketers-cum-commentators can be loud colourful characters None more so than Very Very Special Laxman On Sunday he appeared on the analysis show after India had beaten Australia wearing a pink polka dot shirt under a blue and white check blazer an orange kerchief peeking out of its pocket with dark blue trousers brown shoes and a gold watch Such magnificence cannot be matched so Akhtar was dressed discreetly in black and white Meanwhile Deepak Chaurasia (India News) seems to have taken our advice of last week when we suggested that stuffy TV news anchors should lighten up a little in this season of T20 He exchanged his shirt and jacket for something more comfortable: A red T-shirt So did most of his panelists and they set about dissecting Kohli’s game with the same precision that he dissects the field India has found itself a new hero at a time when there are only villains “Talisman” Kohli Meanwhile wonder what Laxman will wear for today’s semi-final [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Colombo | Updated: August 31 2017 11:51 pm Virat Kohli scored his 29th ODI century for India (Source: PTI) Related News India will continue to experiment with the playing XI and the 168-run win in the fourth one-day international was a clinical win captain of the Indian team Virat Kohli said on Thursday in Colombo He added that it was a good game for India as they humbled India to increase the lead in the series to 4-0 “It was a good game for us We spoke about not getting complacent at any stage and today was a clinical performance” Kohli said After winning the toss Kohli elected to bat andIndia posted 375 for 5 with the captain hitting 131 off 96 balls and opener Rohit Sharma making 104 off 88 balls Sri Lanka were then bowled out for 207 runs in the 43rd over “We wanted to bat first because we hadn’t batted first in the three games The wicket was amazing to bat on It was a good toss to win we put up a good score and it was very difficult for the opposition to maintain that required run rate” The Indian captain also added that the guys who got an opportunity in the game will continue to get more opportunities and their will be flexibility in the Indian playing XI “We’ve given opportunities to three new guys They will get another opportunity Batting order is flexible and we can experiment depending on the situation of the game” he said It was another bad day in the field for Sri Lanka and stand-in skipperLasith Malinga said that it did not feel good to lose a game despite him achieving a personal landmark of 300 wickets in ODIs “300 wickets is special But it is just a number I feel these last few days I’m not doing well for the team Still lost the game and that doesn’t feel good We are still to get 250 in the series I think the youngsters are too excited and couldn’t perform well to their potential Hopefully they will comeback strong and perform well in the coming games” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWashington: Al-Qaeda can regenerate in border regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan while the Islamic State is emerging as a competitor to some of the existing terror groups in the war-torn country the CIA has warned "We’re concerned that Al-Qaeda can regenerate in that Afghan-Pak border region which is why we need to maintain the intelligence collection as well as working with our Afghan and Pakistan partners" CIA Director John Brennan told members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence early this week There are about 100 or so Al-Qaeda members in the eastern parts of Afghanistan The Al-Qaeda leaders there have joined hands with some of the other militant organisations in the area including the Taliban he said "So they continue to apply their trade on the ground inside Afghanistan" Brennan said Al-Qaeda Representational image AP Responding to a question from Senator Dianne Feinstein Brennan said ISIS has been able to take advantage of some elements within the Taliban that have been disenchanted with the organisation "So Islamic State is seen as a threat certainly by Afghan officials when I’ve traveled over to Afghanistan just two months ago One of the real concerns they had that Islamic State is planting the flag in different parts of Afghanistan and they are now being seen as a competitor to some of the existing militant and terrorist organisations there" he said "IS probably has several hundred members or so inside Afghanistan I would estimate And it is distributed They have had some setbacks there as they have gone up against some of the other militant organisations But it is a concern" he said "Just like we see these various franchises growing in places like Indonesia or Nigeria Somalia Yemen Libya we see the same thing in South Asia" he added PTI Washington:Asserting that war is not an option for India and Pakistan a top Pakistani diplomat has said Islamabad believes there is a need to resolve all bilateral disputes including the Kashmir issue through dialogue Representational image AFP "Going to war is not an option at all The reason is both the countries need economic development have to work for the welfare of the people" Pakistan Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani told a group of reporters here at an award ceremony here held on the sidelines of the annual fall meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund "So war is not an option at all Specially among two nuclear-powered countries" he said in response to a question yesterday "Thinking about war is unimaginable So this is the thinking of the Government of Pakistan – to resolve all the issues including that of Kashmir through dialogue as per international legality" Jilani said For most part of the week Jilani accompanied two visiting Pakistani Envoys on Kashmir to various meetings including at the State Department and with the National Security Council "Very good response Excellent response" said Jilani who also received the "Best Government Infrastructure Strategy in South Asia" award on behalf of Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dargood natured teams that lose have all the ingredients needed for popularity.but held that Star India? download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: April 12, And because of the heavy and elaborate gowns she wore, taking its star quotient several notches higher. He contested the decision and moved the Supreme Court,and will enjoy the status of a Cabinet minister, said an official Sources said Bhandaris salary was Rs 40000 per monthwill get personal staff including a private secretary and private assistantan office and official residence in Sector 39Chandigarhand a Toyota Camry car The post of the vice-president of the Planning Board fell vacant after Bajaj resigned as he contended for the Rajya Sabhabut did not get it Bhandari was the state BJP president before he was appointed to this post Media advisor to the chief minister Harcharan Bains said?

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com’. His impact was immediate. especially the United States,By: Express News Service | Published: January 19 Dense fog for the second consecutive day reduced visibility in several parts of the city even as the mercury rose, (Source: Twitter/ANI) Related News US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in India on Tuesday, At a time when PSBs are ailing because of non-performing assets,Prannoy Roy,Pankaj Satpute bowled well to scalp four wickets for 29 runs. IMF staff praised “prudent management” in Germany’s public finances but repeated a long-standing call for policies “encouraging investment.

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