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after he became the Lok Sabha MP from Murshidabad in 2014. could have been termed untimely, 2017 9:23 am Madison Keys reached the US Open final against Sloane Stephens. who already has two children, who are above us in the rankings, H S Prannoy will meet Hong Kong’s Ng Ka Long Angus and B Sai Praneeth will face the experienced German Marc Zwiebler in the opening round. The killing of Amarnath pilgrims is a clear proof that terrorists and their handlers are getting desperate. of Congress from Tarn Taran; Amrink Singh Dhillon,the defence asked him if he had ever seen the golf clubs prior to the murder.the witness should be deemed hostile.
sab Hollywood dekhege,he said Watch:Will Rajinikanth’s Kabali Be Bigger Than Baahubali Directed by Nishikant Kamat the drama-thriller alsostars Jimmy Shergill Irrfan who has been busy with back-to-back city toursfor promoting the film said he hates promotions and finds itan extremely boring aspect of filmmaking For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Published: June 6 2017 12:28 am The New York Times reports that Court addressed the controversy Sunday while speaking to congregants at a Pentecostal church where she serves as pastor (Source: AP) Top News Former tennis great Margaret Court now a Christian pastor has taken to the pulpit to defend her opposition to same-sex marriage The 24-time Grand Slam winner said in a letter to The West Australian newspaper last month that she would stop flying Qantas Airways “where possible” because the Australian airline “has become an active promoter for same-sex marriage” The comments drew a rebuke from many in the tennis world Martina Navratilova wrote an open letter criticizing Court and recommended that tennis officials rename the arena that bears the Australian’s name at Melbourne Park The New York Times reports that Court addressed the controversy Sunday while speaking to congregants at a Pentecostal church where she serves as pastor The Times reports that Court told congregants: “This isn’t about the Margaret Court Arena This is about the truth” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsAnother facile win on the day for Kolkata Knight Riders putting it past defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs It was the Kolkata franchise’s second straight win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season and their third overall It was the third time that Gautam Gambhir and Co won by a comprehensive margin as the Eden Gardens continued to be a fortress for them This was KKR’s 35th win in the IPL at the haloed venue – the highest for any team at the particular venue – and they also continued to be undefeated at the ground against SRH But those are the bare facts and figures Get down to analysing them and the first thing that would come across as one of the reasons for KKR’s big win was that they held on to their catches for a change The fielding of the purple brigade had not made anybody proud in the first three matches Though they compensated for the dropped catches and the runs conceded with inspired bowling and batting against Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab Kolkata were made to pay against Mumbai Indians losing a match that they should have won nine times out of 10 Robin Uthappa of the Kolkata Knight Riders and Kuldeep Yadav Sportzpics On Saturday at the Eden Gardens it was an all-round show by Gambhir’s boys They looked to have been a bit underpar with their score of 172 especially considering the fact that you tend to get bigger totals at this ground now with the pitch having been relaid It is no longer a low slow turner at the Eden that used to be a misfit in T20 cricket But credit has to be given where it is due It was a commendable effort by the Sunrisers bowlers to restrict Kolkata to the total that they did Bhuvneshwar Kumar leading from the front and was ably supported by the Afghan tweaker Rashid Khan who seems to do no wrong in the tournament and has made a vocation out of dismissing top opposition batsmen Brendon McCullum Suresh Raina Aaron Finch Rohit Sharma have all fallen to him and on Saturday it was the turn of Gambhir The high point of KKR’s batting however was Robin Uthappa coming back to form with a typically swashbuckling 68 off 39 balls He was lucky on numerous occasions with a few umpiring decisions going his way including a glaring error on the part of the on-field official when Uthappa had just come out to bat and had not even opened his account SRH also missed a chance to get him run out Uthappa as he acknowledged had the rub of the green going his way and grabbed his chances with both hands playing an innings studded with five fours and four magnificent hits for six Given the luck that he was having it seemed that he would not stop before getting a hundred but perished in his effort to up the ante What was also heartening for KKR was the form of Manish Pandey He along with Suryakumar Yadav is an important part of the KKR middle order and has been playing his role to a T so far After a 47-ball unbeaten 81 against Mumbai he made a fine 46 last evening though he too benefited from a fielding lapse by the SRH with wicketkeeeper Naman Ojha missing a regulation stumping KKR continued with Sunil Narine opening the batting which seems to be working for them These gambles look like masterstrokes when they come off but ugly when they don’t but the logic behind it has to be appreciated Narine is a wicket that is deemed as ‘sacrificeable’ and KKR have given the impression that the West Indian will be used in ‘Kamikaze missions’ with the bat trying to shock the opposition with his unrestrained and lusty hitting while factoring in that he would on occasions fail to do so In any case there is not much to lose for the side if he perishes trying but if he can get a quickfire 30 or 40 it would be gold dust This is Gambhir’s way of making good the loss of Chris Lynn and not a bad ploy it has to be said But once KKR finished about 20 runs short they had to bowl and field well to defend their score which they did to the best of their abilities They got their selection right by getting Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav back in the side in place of the more experienced Piyush Chawla who for all the experience didn’t exactly set the stage on fire in the previous match against KXIP Kuldeep has looked a lot more incisive in the matches that he has played and put up a good show on Saturday as well conceding only 23 runs in his four overs – brilliant by T20 standards – and got the priceless wicket of Sunrisers captain and leading batsman David Warner Narine excelled with the ball too as he had done against KXIP returning figures of 4-0-18-1 proving again that Kuldeep and he should start on most occasions as the two spinners in the side The addition of Shakib Al Hasan in the starting eleven would make KKR’s spin attack the best in the competition but it may be a bit difficult to make room for Shakib as things stand today The only way may be an allrounder-for-allrounder swap with Chris Woakes or Colin de Grandhomme being benched if KKR do decide to go play three frontline spinners An example of how good KKR’s bowling was on Saturday is the fact that SRH made their way to a reasonable 45/0 after the first six overs but could manage only 14 runs in the next four while losing both their openers as Kuldeep Narine and Yusuf Pathan exerted the choke hold That is where SRH lost a great deal of steam At the halfway stage they still needed 113 runs and what started with an asking rate of 865 ballooned to over 11 runs per over What worked well for KKR was also the fact that they didn’t let Moises Henriques and Yuvraj Singh cause much damage with Woakes getting both those wickets Trent Boult bowled his heart out as he has been doing without luck so far but finally got a wicket on Saturday that too the crucial wicket of Ben Cutting and finally someone held on to a catch off his bowling The win catapulted KKR to the top of the table and though it is still a very early stage in the competition Gambhir and Co look the team to beat in every measure They play Delhi Daredevils at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Monday and that would not be a walk in the park with Delhi under the crafty Zaheer Khan and the meticulous Rahul Dravid got their second win of the season with a crushing win over KXIP in the second match on Saturday and are starting to look clinical But KKR are looking strong and would hope they can only find a solution to the Mumbai Indians conundrum and not drop the intensity on the field to see a repeat of 2012 and 2014 Ho Chi Minh City: MC Mary Kom (48kg) remained on course for a fifth Asian Championships gold after making the finals along with Sonia Lather (57kg) while five others settled for bronze medals at the continental showpiece in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday Former world champion L Sarita Devi (64kg) Priyanka Chaudhary (60kg) Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) Seema Punia (81kg) and Shiksha (54kg) signed off with bronze medals after losing their respective semi-final bouts Mary Kom started the day brightly for India defeating Japan’s Tsubasa Komura in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to make the summit clash for the fifth time in her six appearances at the event File image of Indian boxer MC Mary Kom Reuters Should she go on to win the final on Wednesday which will be against North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi who got the better of Mongolian Nandintsetseg Myagmardulam the Indian would be claiming her first Asian gold medal in the 48kg category "It is a very special medal for me like all others I have won because every medal has a story behind it" Mary Kom told PTI "I am delighted to be in the final I was expecting a tough fight but I managed to figure Komura out early enough I am already looking towards the final but I am not going to think too much and put pressure on myself" she said "I will just go out and do my best just like I have done so far in this tournament" The 35-year-old Rajya Sabha MP who is also a former Olympic bronze-medallist returned to her preferred weight category after five years of competing in 51kg which was made an Olympic category in 2012 Once again it was a bout fought largely on defensive tactics The Japanese boxer seemed too wary to go near the Indian who had to quite literally lunge at Komura for her right hooks to connect Mary Kom’s patience with Komura’s tactics ran out in the second round and she increased the pace and ferocity of her own attacks to unsettle the Japanese pugilist The shell guard to stave off Komura’s feeble right straights ensured that the Manipuri hardly took any blow in what turned out to be a lopsided contest Sonia in contrast had to steer past a very aggressive Yodgoroy Mirzaeva who lacked accuracy in placement of punches but not persistence Mirzaeva’s wild swings were easy to deflect for the Haryana boxer a former silver medallist at this event but it was nonetheless a draining contest given the Uzbek’s relentless attempts at connecting something In the end Sonia was unanimously adjudged the victor and will be up against China’s Yin Junhua in the summit clash on Wednesday However things went downhill for India after that as Asian Games bronze medallist Sarita went down to China’s Dou Dan in the semi-finals Shiksha too ended with a bronze medal after being out-punched by Chinese Taipei’s former youth world champion Lin Yu-Ting in the semi-finals Also signing off with bronze medals were Priyanka and Lovlina Priyanka lost to Korean Oh Yeonji while Lovlina went down to Kazakhstan’s Valentina Khalzova In India’s last bout of the day Seema who got a direct entry into the semis courtesy the small size of the draw lost to Kazakhstan’s Guzal Ismatova to end with a bronze medal By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: May 10 2016 11:23 am Maharashtra Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde Related News Education Minister Vinod Tawde Monday said the government had urged Union Minister for Human Resources Smriti Irani to work out an easier model to enable students cope with the uniform National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Stating that the Supreme Court’s decision dismissing the state government’s plea to modify its earlier decision had come as a shock not only to students but also the government Tawde said “It was our ardent request they should have considered our plea to make NEET applicable from the year 2018 It would have helped us bridge the gap between the Maharashtra state board’s (HSC) syllabus with the CBSE” WATCH VIDEO | SC Allows Students Who Appeared In NEET-I To Attempt Phase-II He added that the government had now decided to provide extra coaching classes and other logistical help to students appearing in NEET in July Share This Article Related Article The Supreme Court Monday said only NEET would enable students to get admission to MBBS and BDS courses A source in the state government said “We are very much disappointed with the judgment It will put the state board to injustice We feel that the judgment doesn’t appreciate our concerns about the difference in the course content of the Central Board of Secondary Education and state boards and students can’t be expected to cope with a new syllabus in such a short time Our argument in this regard finds no place in the judgment” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 4 2016 7:19 pm Feroz Shah Kotla will host warm up match of New Zealand (Source: Express Photo) Top News Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla is all set to host the opening warm-up fixture of New Zealand’s tour of India when the visitors take on Board President’s XI from September 16-18 Interestingly the BCCI had sounded out Kotla whether it wanted to host the Duleep trophy day/night ‘pink ball’ game from August 23 “Yes Kotla was offered the Duleep Trophy Pink ball game but the DDCA feels that due to ongoing monsoons it will be difficult to get the ground ready on time for the match That’s why UPCA’s new ground at Greater Noida which has floodlights will host the Duleep Trophy Day/Night game on August 23” a senior BCCI source told PTI on Thursday The Greater Noida ground recently saw the Afghanistan team practice before the ICC World T20 The DDCA however will host the New Zealand warm-up game because it is also closer to the venue of the first Test which will be held in Kanpur from September 22-26 “It is logistically viable that New Zealand team remains in Delhi for the better part and therefore play the warm-up game at the Feroz Shah Kotla It will be a newly laid strip and the monsoon season by that time would have come to an end” the source added For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: April 21 2017 12:53 pm Hashim Amla hit a fine 60-ball 104 against Mumbai Indians at the Holkar Stadium in Indore (Source: BCCI) Top News KXIP opener Hashim Amla scored his first T20 century and the second in this edition of the Indian Premier League He hit a fine 60-ball 104 against Mumbai Indians at the Holkar Stadium in Indore and showed the world how much hitting power he possess The fact that he reached his century in just 58 balls is a testament of the fact In his innings he hit eight boundaries and six sixes His century however was not all smash and bang but a typical Amla innings which was composed and also had attacking shots featured in it Amlawho has a career strike-rate of above 125 in T20 matches has had the tag of being slow and being a Test specialist but with this knock he proved his detractors wrong He hit one six which went for 97 meters He also smashed Malinga all over the park and in one over hit 22 runs TeamsMWLDPNRRMI14104020+0784KXIP1495018+0176SH1485017+0599KKR1486016+0641KXIP1477014-0009DD1468012-0512GL1441008-0412RCB1431007-1299 Hashim Amla is a champion player in his own right but the Kings XI Punjab opener has maintained that he will stick to his own style and not try audacious reverse flicks off fast bowlers His belief paid off on Thursday night as he took MI bowlers to the cleaners “No I will never ever try a reverse flick off a fast bowler Any shot that you want to try out in the match requires lots of practice Like the ramp shot is common in T20s as lots of players have it in their arsenal When I come to practice I come with my specific set of plans” Amla had told PTI earlier during an interview (Results | Fixtures | Points Table) However despite Amla’s century it was not enough for KXIP to secure a win as they slipped to the sixth spot in the table after the win For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: February 17 2016 4:21 am UP Governor Ram Naik Related News Governor Ram Naik Tuesday gave his permission for initiating legal proceedings against Rakesh Dhar Tripathi a former minister in the BSP government in a case lodged by Vigilance Establishment on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income The state had sought Governor’s approval to prosecute Tripathi who had served as minister between May 13 2007 and October 5 2011 “Governor Ram Naik on the recommendation of the state government has approved prosecution of former higher education minister Rakesh Dhar Tripathi” the official spokesperson of Governor House said In the case registered under Prevention of Corruption Act Tripathi had allegedly awarded accreditation to colleges that did not fulfill the criteria after taking bribe The charges also include financial irregularities in purchases made at government colleges and institutions For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Jaskiran Kapoor | Chandigarh | Published: October 9 2015 8:26 am Actor Om Puri in Chandigarhon Thursday (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh) Related News WHEN a person of Om Puri’s stature takes centrestage and says something people are bound to sit up and take notice So when he says that this“The country needs a benevolent dictator to set it right” said the statement carries enough weight and reason for its utterance “Don’t get me wrong but I feel India needs to earn its democratic status Let there be a benevolent dictator a fair and strong leader who can run this country and then in 10-15 years restore democracy” said Puri While his thoughts did perturb those at Press Club who had invited Puri along with writer-producer Santosh Bartiya and city-based actor Amit Sharma of the film Hogaya Dimaag Ka Dahi for a ‘Ru Ba Ru’ Puri stuck to his stand unapologetically Share This Article Related Article “Gandhiji said there is enough for everyone’ need but not everyone’s greed Look around you… our population is 120 crore our poverty line is shameful there is greed and corruption and we are all becoming selfish careless and irresponsible citizens who don’t deserve democracy Compare yourself to the West… how they have resurrected and progressed in spite of World Wars and then look inwards It’s tragic how we’ve damaged ourselves” Puri spoke with sharp insight and passion Puri felt that although films revolving around such subjects are being made the lack of stars or large-scale promotion kills the effort “Look at the recent ones… Jai Ho Democracy and Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho Such brilliant satires and sharp commentary on the system yet no takers no audience I pray my upcoming film doesn’t suffer the same fate” said Puri referring to Fauzia Arshi’s directorial debut Hogaya Dimaag Ka Dahi which releases this October 16 An entertainer which will also see the comeback of legendary Kader Khan on screen after a decade the film has been penned by journalist Bartiya and focuses on the youth gone astray “It’s a very Hrishikesh Mukherjee Sai Paranjpae kind of genre I play Mirza Kishan Singh Joseph a tough dictator kind of character whose bodyguard is a dog” said Puri That he believes in taking risks and picking up a variety of themes to enact is evident in his body of work Hogaya Dimaag Ka Dahi is no different “Fauzia is such an accomplished woman… educated writer singer painter multi-tasker I was immediately taken in by her attitude personality and the story she narrated to me Plus she offered me a decent signing amount” added Puri According to the veteran actor there are two kinds of cinema – the one that ‘massages the brain and creates awareness’ and the other that entertains and brings a smile on everyone’s face Hogaya belongs to the latter category “for I feel humour and laughter are essential ingredient to handle life” said Puri refusing to make any more ‘political heavyweight comments’ especially on FTII For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sunitra Pacheco | Mumbai | Published: August 26 2015 12:48 pm ‘Awesome Mora Mahiya’ has the five lead actresses – Akanksha Puri Avani Modi Satarupa Pyne Ruhi Singh and Kyra Dutt frolicking in the sand and dancing seductively around trees in skimpy bikini wear Related News A new song from Madhur Bhandarkar’s upcoming film ‘Calendar Girl’s has been launched Share This Article Related Article Composed by Meet Brothers the song titled ‘Awesome Mora Mahiya’ has the five lead actresses – Akanksha Puri Avani Modi Satarupa Pyne Ruhi Singh and Kyra Dutt frolicking in the sand and dancing seductively around trees in skimpy bikini wear However contradictory to the song’s title the track is anything but ‘awesome’ The typical Punjabi beats by composer duo Manmeet and Harmeet Singh are sounds that we have definitely heard before and on their way to becoming the Meet Brothers’ signature sound ‘Calendar Girls’ also features Suhel Seth and Ronit Roy The film is slated to hit screens on September 25 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News Watch:? 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