Most farmers are doing well in the state and those committing suicides are largely due to personal reasons. For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: August 28 2012 5:19 am Related News In his first show in Amrelithe hub of BJP rebelsKeshubhai Patel received a shot in the arm when 13 of the 15 ruling Nationalist Congress Party councillors joined his Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP)thus delivering the first civic body in his partys kitty on a day when the former BJP veteran addressed a huge gathering here The rally attended by over 10000 people was held at old Jaisingh Paraan area dominated by Leuva Patelsthe community to which Keshubhai belongs Addressing the gatheringthe 84-year-old RSS veteran repeated his earlier accusations that the Narendra Modi government was favouring industries over people HoweverKeshubhai and his colleagues Gordhan ZadaphiaSuresh Mehta and Kashiram Ranadid not make any reference to the Rs 500-crore fishing scam allegedly involving Agriculture Minister Dilip Sanghani Sanghani is among few Leuva Patel leaders in the BJP who has openly criticised Keshubhaihis former mentor The gathering at the venue comprised locals and villagers from nearby places ferried by GPP workers in vehicles Meanwhiletwo senior local leaders from the BJP partys Amreli units former president Pragji Hirpara and former state transport corporations chairman Garban Barad have also joined the BJP From the Congressfive including former minister Madhu Bhuva have switched sides and joined the GPP For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 18 2013 2:29 am Related News It is for the first time after a long time that three women cricketers-batswoman Harmanpreet Bhullar (Jalandhar) along with medium-pacer Moksha Chaudhary (Patiala) and off-spinner Sneh Rana (Amritsar)- from Punjab have been selected in the Indian probables camp at the same time ahead of the home series against Sri Lanka Harmanpreet is a regular member of the Indian teamwhile it is for the second time that Moksha has made it to the Indian camp But the moment is special for Sneh Rana who is originally from Sinolaa small village in Dehradunwho has made it to the camp for the first time Sneh tried her luck in Haryana but then came to Punjabwhere she met with success and made a name for herself as an off-spinner who can also contribute with the bat Nine years agoa Dehradun-based cricket club Little Masters CricketAcademy coaches Narinder Shah and Kiran Shah organised a match at a ground near Snehs village Sensing the opportunity to finally catch the attention coachesSneh took the ballrolled her arm over and clean bowled an established batsman with her off-breaks Her performance did not go unnoticed and the coaches immediately took her under their wings Snehs fatherBhagwan Singh Ranaa farmerused to cycle 10 kms everyday to drop her at the academy where she learnt the early lessons of cricket She shifted to Punjab three years ago As for Moksha23she is the second girl from Patiala after Anureet Dua to have made it to the Indian camp EarlierMoksha was selected in the Indian probables for the World Cup that was held in India in January A qualified electronics engineer from Thapar UniversityMoksha requested her father to let her follow her cricketing dreams for some time after completing her degree It was difficult in the beginning but she managed to convince him The camp is being held at Bengaluru and will end on June 27 With Harmanpreet Bhullar at the helm of affairsit is for sure that Sneh and Moksha would be able to absorb the exposure and the experience of rubbing shoulders with the best in the business The trio has been doing well for Punjab in the recent years Howeverit is a bit strange that another Punjab cricketer Harpreet Dhillon (Chandigarh) who has been part of the Indian camp on three occasionshas not found any recognition despite doing well for the state and North Zone in the recent years Former Indian cricketer Gulshan is the national selector for North Zone For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pramod Gaikwad | New Delhi | Updated: December 9 2015 1:20 pm There were reports that Gauri Shinde’s next film starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt has been shelved because of the creative differences between the filmmaker and Karan Johar Related News Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and youngster Ali Bhatt’s film to be directed by Gauri Shinde is on track contrary to media reports that the film had been shelved because of the creative differences between Gauri and Karan Johar However film’s producer Karan Johar denied any such rumours Karan Johar who is co-producing the film under Dharma Productions Hope Productions and Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment tweeted that the film’s pre production is on full steam @gauris film with @iamsrk and @aliaa08 commences principal photography middle of jan!said: ? ? who have applied a horses-for-courses strategy this season, The same goes for the ‘victim card’, All things are connected. Attributed to Seattlechief of the Duwamish tribe In a world beset with intractable economic and political problemswhy should the death of a tortoise matter Because his death alerts us to our blindness to the natural worldand because he was known as the rarest creature on earththe last of his subspeciesand we will never see his kind again Lonesome Georgeas this male tortoise was knownlived in the magical Galapagos Islandswhere Charles Darwin got his idea on evolution George lived about 100 years not that much for a Galapagos tortoise and died on June 24 My wife Ara and I felt a kinship with George when we met him in 2009 at the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands He stretched out his long neck to look at us for some timeas if to greet us We couldnt help but marvel at the life story of this final holdout The Galapagos have many more unique creatures with enchanting namessuch as the blue-footed boobymagnificent frigatebird and sally lightfoot crab But its Georges relatives the Galapagos giant tortoises that dominate the scene The shells of some subspecies resemble a saddlegalapago in Spanish Hence Galapagos Islands These giant tortoises were studied by Darwin in 1835 in his voyage of the Beagle to these volcanic islandslocated in the Pacific Ocean600 miles west of the coast of Ecuador He learned that the tortoises of each island had their own physical shapes and characters (Lonesome George was from Pinta Island) Confined to their own isolated realmsthey had evolved to survive and propagate as their natural surroundings permitted His observations on the tortoises and the Galapagos finchesamong otherswere the genesis of his theory of evolution by natural selection What does Georges demise tell about us That we can be thoughtless and destructive An estimated 250000 giant tortoises once lived in the Galapagos Then they were mercilessly hunted for their meat by pirates and sailors These slow-moving animals were gentle and trusting because of their isolationso they were easy to catch on the land I frequently got on their backs?three policemen in plain clothes caught him and took him to the Dhanekhali police station. which he said.

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I stand before you owning ‘black-ish’ ” He added: “Once we kick the door in it doesn’t mean anything if we’re not bringing anyone else through it” But the event sponsored by iTunes was more than just serious talk Nick Cannon got the crowd which included Brandy Ryan Phillippe Boris Kodjoe Nicole Ari Parker and Holly Robinson Peete on the dance floor as he spun old-school R&B and hip-hop classics Among the films singled out for excellence by Ebony included “Dope” ”Girlhood” ”Concussion” and “Creed” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: September 17 2017 10:15 pm Mikhail Kukushkin celebrates after his win over Diego Schwartzman (Source: AP) Top News Davis Cup holders Argentina were relegated from the world group after 15 years among the tennis elite when they lost 3-2 to Kazakhstan in Astana on Sunday Mikhail Kukushkin beat US Open quarter-finalist Diego Schwartzman 6-4 6-4 7-6(2) to give the home team an unassailable 3-1 lead and promotion in their playoff tie a year after their relegation Dmitry Popko did not turn out for the dead rubber against Guido Pella Argentina became the third team to be relegated the year after winning the crown following in the footsteps of France in 1997 and Sweden in 1999 “Schwartzman did everything he could to switch the momentum he fought really hard but in the big moments Mikhail played unbelievable tennis He’s the hero of this tie” Kazakh captain Dias Doskarayev told the tournament website (wwwdaviscupcom) The Argentines who won their first title 10 months ago were without leading players Juan Martin del Potro and Federico Delbonis who both opted not to play having helped their country to win the 2016 final against Croatia in Zagreb They will play in the Group One Americas zone next year “We’ve got to let some time pass and think what each one of us could have done better… those of us who came here and those who didn’t” said world number 28 Schwartzman “We’ll have good chances of getting back into the world group” he was quoted as saying by the Argentine daily La Nacion For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 10 2017 1:36 am The stay was granted in September 2014 after a Thane resident filed a petition stating that the government had not conducted an impact assessment study before deciding to redevelop a project (Representational Image) Related News THE Bombay High Court on Friday vacated its stay on raising the Floor Space Index (FSI) in Navi Mumbai Thane and Mumbai suburban areas for projects under the cluster redevelopment scheme The court vacated the stay after the state government submitted an impact assessment report that was in favour of the scheme The stay was granted in September 2014 by a division bench of the Bombay High Court after a petition was filed by a resident of Thane Dattatray Dhond stating that the government had failed to conduct an impact assessment study before deciding to redevelop a project and that it would adversely affect the development of the area The government had filed an application seeking the stay to be vacated Government Pleader Abhinandan Vagyani submitted the impact assessment report by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation and the CIDCO in support of the scheme and said that there would not be any adverse impact on the city’s development as a result of the scheme Vagyani also told the court that because of the stay several people living in old and dilapidated buildings were not able to carry out reconstruction on their own and therefore it was important for the state government to develop these structures A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice N M Jamdar while vacating the stay said: “The government has obtained the impact assessment report which supports the cluster development Therefore the stay can be vacated and the government can go ahead with the proposal” In 2014 the state government had proposed to increase the FSI to four which would allow private developers to redevelop slums dilapidated structures and old buildings into multi-storeyed buildings The proposal said that the increased FSI was essential as it would allow private developers to recover the cost of rehabilitation of existing inhabitants The proposal was stayed after the court took into account the petitioner’s contention that no impact assessment was carried out by the state The court has allowed the state government to issue fresh notifications The bench also stated that the petitioners have the liberty to challenge the notification if they do not find the impact assessment study satisfactory The proposed scheme that has been pending since 2014 will now lead to the redevelopment of slums dilapidated and old buildings along with necessary infrastructure such as open spaces roads gardens and other amenities in large parts of the city For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: July 5 2017 4:27 am Dead cows at Rapar cattle pound on Sunday Express Photo Related News The post-mortem on carcasses of 65 cows and calves found dead in a cattle pound in Rapar taluka of Kutch district on Sunday has concluded cyanide poisoning as the cause of death This is the second such incident in Kutch in about a year The incident took place at the Bakna Vid cattle pound of Shri Jivdaya Mandal popularly known as Rapar panjrapol located 7 km from Rapar town It is a trust running three cattle pounds in Rapar with around 8000 animals Cattle-herders noticed some cows falling unconscious around 730 pm Rajendra Kothari manager of the mandal on Tuesday said “After our caretakers complained of animals falling unconscious we rushed some veterinarians to the spot Unfortunately of 95 sick cows and calves we could save only 30” Rapar witnessed seven inch of rain within a few hours last Thursday and moderate rain continued over the next two days Earlier it was suspected that flooding of the pound due to the rain caused the incident but authorities denied it Shailesh Chaudhary a government veterinary officer in Rapar clarified “Post-mortem of the cows established that they died of cyanide poisoning which had accumulated in green fodder they were fed Saturday afternoon Cyanide content remains high in tender fodder and drinking water after consuming such fodder can prove fatal for the cattle However these deaths are not related to rain” Kothari said the millet fodder had come from nearby villages like Kakarva Adoi and others “We require around 10 truck-load of fodder every day All the animals were given the green fodder on Saturday But veterinarians told us that drinking water after consuming cyanide-affected fodder could prove fatal So the cows which drank water after consuming millet stalks fell sick and 65 of them died” he said Parts of the arid Kutch district were declared partially scarcity-hit and the state government has been providing relief in form of hay distributed at token rates Hamir Vaghela in-charge mamlatdar of Rapar said “Fodder is being distributed in Rapar as well We have a grass depot at Fatehgadh However not all the panjarapols are buying grass from there” The government recently amended Gujarat Animal Preservation Act early this year and made slaughter of cow an offence punishable by life imprisonment and enhanced punishment for sale storage or transportation of beef In April last year 24 cows and calves had died at Narayan Sarovar Gaushala and Panjrapol at Narayan Sarovar village in Lakhpat taluka of Kutch after eating maize fodder which had developed nitrite poison due to lack of ventilation after being cut from the field For all the latest Rajkot News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | London | Published: October 20 2017 4:14 pm Tomas Berdych had pulled out initially with a back injury (Source: AP File) Related News Czech Tomas Berdych and Australian Nick Kyrgios are the latest leading players to end their seasons early due to injury problems they said on Thursday Twelve-times grand slam champion Novak Djokovic three-times major winner Stan Wawrinka Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic will not play competitively again in 2017 World number three Andy Murray has not played since Wimbledon Berdych the world number 18 announced that he would miss tournaments in Vienna and Paris because of a back injury The 32-year-old still had a remote chance of qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals for an eighth time “I have been playing with back pain since Wimbledon and in my last match in Beijing I felt like it was getting worse” Berdych said on Twitter “I was advised by my medical team to give it a few weeks rest and to have treatment in order to be completely healthy and pain free and to be ready to compete at the start of 2018” The 22-year-old Kyrgios world number 20 has been struggling with a hip injury after failing to get past the second round in any of this year’s grand slams “Unfortunately due to the recurrence of my hip injury that I originally suffered at Queen’s I am shutting down my season to make sure I can rehab and prepare as best as I can for the Australian summer” he posted in a statement on Twitter “This year hasn’t been as successful as I would have liked especially at the slams although it has been positive in some other areas I will do all I can to improve for 2018” Four players including world number one Rafa Nadal and 19-times grand slam champion Roger Federer have qualified for the eight-man Tour Finals in London next month with four more spots still up for grabs For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 8 2017 6:42 pm Taapsee Pannu is interested in working as the lead character in the movie adaptation of Operation Jinnah Related News In a short span Taapsee Pannu has proved that she can pull off any role We have already seen her in female lead action thrillers; be it a spy in Naam Shabana or a victim of sexual harrassment in Pink she can readily take on challenges Now the actor has shown her eagerness in working as the lead character in the film adaptation of Operation Jinnah a book by Shiv Aroor which was launched a few days ago The author and the actor recently had an exchange of words on Twitter The girl on the cover of the book of Operation Jinnah had features which were quite familiar to the actor Taapsee Pannu With the release of the book people on social media noticed the resemblance between the cover girl of the novel and The Ghazi Attack actor Hinting a possibility of a movie in the making Taapsee Pannu asked” Woah Didn’t know this Since the poster is ready can we start making the movie now We have witnessed Taapsee doing some authentic action when she unleashed it Neeraj Pandey’s Baby Then she acted in a full-length feature film Naam Shabana where she performed stunts Operation Jinnah is about a girl kidnapped by Pakistani terrorists Boom #OperationJinnah pictwittercom/MVSzHDAXLx — Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) June 6 2017 The Indian prime minister plays a delicate game of politics with Pakistan’s prime minister to get his daughter back A movie adaptation of this book could be an interesting watch Shiv Aroor recently announced the release of his first novel Operation Jinnah a military special forces thriller He is the Consulting Editor & Anchor of India Today For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: March 28 2017 2:39 am Top News The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that it would hand over land for installation of a Doppler weather radar by March-end to the India Meteorological Department Moreover it has recommended to waive payment of premium and other charges by IMD but the state government would have to take a final decision in this matter The IMD however said the process of installing the radar would take at least 18 months The HC had earlier rapped the BMC for delaying setting up the second Doppler over payment issues “The work of installing the Doppler radar can be initiated immediately to face the onslaught of monsoon” said the court For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: September 14 2012 11:39 am Related News The Jammu and Kashmir government will set up a several facilities for Gujjar community of the stateincluding a cultural centre in Jammu and girls hostel in Srinagarat a cost of Rs 13 crore Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chandat a review meetingasked officers of the concerned departments to expedite land identification and acquisition process required for establishment of Gujjar Bhawan and Gujjar Bakerwal Cultural Center at Jammu besides Gujjar Bakerwal Girls Hostel at Srinagar He asked the officers to explore all possible options so that work on these projects is started early The Deputy Chief Minister was informed that Rs 13 crore are available with government for implementing the projects but they could not be taken up in view of non-availability of requisite land in Jammu and Srinagar cities He was told that land in available at Jammu but it is quite insufficient and not fulfilling the norms fixed by the Centre for such projects For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News from Rousseff’s leftist Workers’ Party. Anderson wore a baseball cap while Nadal was all smiles. one of the islands in Jaffna. Emmanuel Sabbi (Las Palmas, The two superstars’ relations have come a long way since they did their first movie ‘Karan Arjun’ together.

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