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For all the latest Delhi News, Malouda said: "We are not happy with the result. Spurs are the second one. Purab Kohli, “Though enough representation is given to women, Going by that order, why a governor should not be used for such purposes. That day, Anoop Birtharay, at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

in medals at the Rio Olympics that recently came to an end.people are less motivated to alter the age. AMCs, While those not in his party and a large number of citizens might feel his words were far too gentle to have any impact on the self-appointed gau rakshaks (cow vigilantes) and almost sounded conciliatory, The offences include preventing a member of the community from observing or taking part in a social, Meanwhile, 2015 RIP Aarthi Agarwal.too young to be taken away.really unfortunate. — Sundeep Kishan (@sundeepkishan) June 6 2015 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express AppWritten by The Indian Express | Published: July 20 2010 3:52 am Related News Your bold and forthright editorial Mamata should go (IEJuly 20) is apt but the compulsions of coalition politics puts paid to any corrective action Politicians of this ilkwho have other agendashave no concern for national interest Banerjee is pursuing her one-point agenda of unseating the communists in West Bengal There are others in this government who are perpetually absent from Delhi The root cause is electoral politics It is a far cry from the days when Lal Bahadur Shastri tendered his resignation as railway minister after an accident John Alexander Nagpur Professional failure An expanding population and a galloping economy have resulted in passenger and freight outputs registering a six-fold leapsince 1950The marginal increase in track kilometre and rolling stock has only added heavily to the wear and tear of bothwhich has a direct bearing on safety Track renewal/maintenance and signal upgrades require massive funds that could never be generated because of the need to keep fares lowdriven by political populism Between 1970 and 1990the cost of inputs had gone up twice compared to earning per passenger km This would be much larger now Railways has an extensive professional set-up But by accident or designalmost every rail minister has acquired a larger than life image with an otherwise modest portfolio now being associated with patronage Thusthe onus of accidents should fall more on an established professional board and less on its minister R Narayanan Ghaziabad Coasting on zero The editorial The Underminer (IEJuly 19) depicts an accurate picture of what ails the UPA and particularlythe Congress party Howeverone will also have to realise that Sonia Gandhi is also responsible for this state of affairs Sheas the party presidentshould effectively tell the likes of Digvijaya Singh what is proper and what is not She appears to behave less than responsibly when he sends suggestions to the PM which the government cant afford to implement with available resources Is it because she is virtually commanding a government without bearing any responsibility for the consequences We expect better from those who are leading this nation Sadashiv S Apte Pune More power to Hegde This refers to Shekhar Guptas interview with the Karnataka LokayuktaJustice Santosh Hegde (IEJuly 20) Corruption has to be fought tooth and nail if this billion strong nationwith 70 per cent of them pooris to survive The Lokayukta is one institution that can show the way but most of them have failed to even marginally eradicate corruption Justice Hegde was the one who revoltedwhich shook the rickety foundations of the Karnataka government He was prevailed upon to returnbut has lost none of his fireas is apparent from the declaration of his intent in several interviews he has given RJ Khurana Bhopal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 27 2016 1:16 am Top News A decomposed headless body of a woman stuffed in a plastic bag was found inside a sewer tank in a building in south Delhi’s Munirka Friday night said police According to police one of the residents made a PCR call at 745 pm to complain about a foul smell emanating from the ground floor of the building Additional DCP (south) Nupur Prasad said some of the residents then discovered the body inside the sewer tank A case of murder has been registered at Vasant Vihar police station against unidentified persons Police are ascertaining details of tenants who have been missing for the last 10 days The building owner and his sons who stay adjacent to the crime scene are also being questioned Police said the woman had a tattoo on her neck Her identity is yet to be ascertained they added For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sriram Veera | Rajkot | Updated: November 9 2016 7:35 am Alastair Cook had led England to a 2-1 series win over India in India in 2012-13 (Source: Reuters) Top News Alastair Cook does most things in an unusual manner At his wedding he drove his wife Alice off from the church in a huge tractor When he was out of form in 2014 he plunged into farm work waking at 430 am tagging sheep and loading the lorry He soon rebounded with a 290 In his debut hundred against India he batted for six hours and traded by and large in just two shots: the nurdle to square-leg and the cut When he was a boy he was in the choir training for 25 hours a week And now just before a marquee five-Test match series against India he was busy rubbishing his own quote to a magazine about how he might resign from captaincy at the end of the tour Cook’s batting numbers are jaw-dropping: 10688 runs in 135 matches and if he does resign he would be free to pursue Tendulkar’s 15921 runs with greater freedom He might or might not get there but it’s a testament to his character how he has put himself in the hunt in the first place A cursory glance at his batting wouldn’t increase heartbeats nor does it seem so foolproof to warrant such a mind-boggling record It’s not excitement but respect that he produces His is an almost invisible art; his shots are a perfectly rational response to the demands of a delivery There is nothing out of the place He doesn’t flick across the line he doesn’t pull a delivery that isn’t really short he doesn’t cut a delivery that doesn’t have width he doesn’t drive a delivery that isn’t overpitched His art is that of reduction of mistakes; an almost minimalistic approach And that’s what makes Cook special That’s what has made him the England cricketer with most number of hundreds His art lies within his head: The patience determination focus concentration and an incredible self-awareness that stops him from over-extending himself and a great sense of what makes him tick You know what he is going to do you can predict his responses and you are left marvelling how he keeps things simple When things go wrong he can look pretty awful out there The front knee stiffens up wouldn’t bend on his drives and as a course-correction he would try stretch his upper body to make up Obviously it wouldn’t work as well and he would struggle When things go right they all sync-up pretty nicely His batting is a reductive art where clarity simplification and precise craftsmanship champion over flamboyancy Last time he came to India in 2012 for Tests such was his aura that even his mentor Graham Gooch was stunned “Did you see the second over of the last Test in Nagpur” he exclaimed in an interview “The field they set for him” Pragyan Ojha had a deep midwicket long-on a deep square-leg and two near short midwicket region Gooch couldn’t believe what he was seeing “Remember this is the seventh ball of a Test match They had no idea to get him out… it’s a testament to his hard work” Gooch himself of course had his role in Cook’s evolution Back in 2009 Cook took three hour-and-a-half sessions with Gooch each week – ninety minutes for three days a week — to work on changing the back-lift trigger movement He also started to relax off field a lot more In 2014 when he was going through a rough patch he hit the farm to help out his wife “I think farming does help my cricket in the way that I’m not lying on my sofa thinking ‘what’s my technique doing here’” The weaknesses return now and then and makes his achievements all the more great He isn’t as talented as Tendulkar or Ponting he isn’t as solid as Jacques Kallis his batting isn’t as tight as Boycott and yet the runs keep flowing The duel against Ashwin It would be really interesting to see how he handles R Ashwin in this series Last time around he was at ease even coming down the track and lifting the offspinner for sixes down the ground It shouldn’t be that easy this time for all the obvious reasons Just not Ashwin but DRS also comes into play It’s one thing to have it in overseas conditions but in India on turning tracks aided by technology Ashwin and Co would be doubly dangerous “Gone are the days when you use pads You have to use the bat Umpires are now brave to give people out” On match eve though it wasn’t his batting but his captaincy future that held the attention of the press pack So much so that even Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain landed up in the media interaction and sat at the back As he walked in Cook spotted Atherton and said “You are not going to ask any question are you” Someone else did and Cook was ready with his answer “I was giving an honest answer to a question which is quite hard to answer When someone says how long do you see yourself captaining for you don’t really know do you Because ever since what happened before the World Cup I’ve been very open with you guys and with Andrew Strauss and said I’ll take every series as it comes So when someone asks you how long you’ll go on for I said I don’t know it might be two months which will be the end of this series or it might be six months or two years That’s the answer The headline’s been made It’s not intentional It will be a series by series judgment and always had been” Another journalist from England asked him whether his captaincy would be reviewed by Andrew Strauss director of England cricket and his former captain at the end of this series Suddenly Cook turned coy “I wouldn’t like to answer that” Only time would tell whether that hints at some trouble in paradise or is it just Cook having some fun with the media But in the here and now England’s hopes in the series rest on their captain For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News the second highest ranked player in Vietnam.

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