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Manjari Gordhandas, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Published: August 11,we have a plan for joint operations in Junglemahal, DGP Naparajit Mukherjee told reporters here when asked if joint operations were being planned with Orissa and Jharkhand against the Maoists Hehoweverrefused to give details During a recent visit to Belpahari in West Midnapore districtChief Minister Mamata Banerjee had expressed concern that Maoists were hiding along the Jharkhand border Maoist victims kin receive Central grant Purulia:Family members of 13 people killed by Maoists in West Bengal’s Purulia district in 2010 were each given a Central grant of Rs 3 lakh District Magistrate Abanindra Singh on Friday handed over the cheques to the next of kin of the 12 victimswhile family members of one victim had collected it on Tuesday The widow of school teacher Soumyajit Basuwho was kidnapped and killed in October 2010collected her cheque on Tuesday as she had informed the DM’s office earlier that it would not be possible for her to come todayofficials said Basu was accompanying his friend Partha Sarathi Biswasan inspector-rank IB officerwho was also killed by the Maoists Remains of their bodies were found five months later but his wife refused to acknowledge the body as her husbands and it was still lying in a morgue Biswas family membersthereforedid not get any chequethe officials said Engineer goes missing in Burdwan Burdwan:A 47-year-old computer engineer has been missing since Tuesday from Salanpur area of Burdwan districtthe police said Friday On TuesdayKanchan Garaia hardware engineer employed in a private firm at Burnpurhad been dropped as usual by company car at Bhagat Singh More from where he used to take a public transport for his home in Rupnarayanpur Since thenall his three mobile phones were switched off and he did not return home Police said investigation was on but no breakthrough has been achieved For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 19 2013 1:28 am Related News An employee of the Central Excise and Customs Department in Panchkula had a narrow escape after a fan fell on his chair in the office Wednesday afternoon The employee was unhurt Employees complained that despite the fact that the office gives major revenue to the governmentit is ill-equipped and electric gadgets like fans and large lights have not been properly fitted Inspector Virendar Arya said that he had taken up with the Higher officials many times the necessity to set up a new ceiling and to rectify the lighting system He said that the fan fell on his chair in the afternoon For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vishal Menon | Greater Noida | Updated: September 4 2016 10:50 am Cheteshwar Pujara is your orthodox Test cricketer Cricket’s version of a boy next door Hard-nosed and industrious Unfussy and unassuming (Source: File) Top News While returning from the West Indies a fortnight ago Cheteshwar Pujara was quizzed by an immigration officer in London “What do you do” he asked Pat came the reply: “I play cricket” The officer probed him further “Are you a professional cricketer” Pujara with a wistful smile replied “Yeah I do I am returning from the West Indies” The spectacled officer a little bemused asked him “Do you play with Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma” Pujara approvingly nodded his head palpably a little embarrassed The officer stared back at him as though he wasn’t fully convinced In a day and age when Indian cricketers especially their batsmen are known for their belligerent stroke-play and innate fashion sense Pujara surprisingly looks largely understated He is not known for those imperious pull shots or those outrageous ramps over the wicket-keeper’s head Neither is he a hot property in the endorsement circuit Pujara is however your orthodox Test cricketer Cricket’s version of a boy next door Hard-nosed and industrious Unfussy and unassuming Every time he has his backs to the wall he makes it a point to fight back fully demonstrating his skill and dexterity The classic case was during India’s third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the SSC in Colombo last year Ahead of that game Sunil Gavaskar had warned that Pujara would need to score a big hundred at least a 150 if he wanted to retain his place in the Indian Test team On the face of it Gavaskar’s comments were not off the mark Pujara was making a comeback after an eight-month hiatus In the interim KL Rahul had already staked his claim while Kohli seemed to have an unmitigated trust on Rohit Pujara returned to the eleven only because both first choice openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan were injured Timely ton But Pujara made full use of the rare chance in the series decider On a spicy SSC track which offered ample assistance to the Sri Lankan swing bowlers the 27-year-old played the pivotal role carrying his bat through the innings for his seventh Test hundred (145) Barring his century none of the other Indian batsmen managed to get a measure of the track The fact that Amit Mishra’s 59 was the second highest scorer in that innings perfectly illustrated how valuable and timely Pujara’s knock was India would eventually go on to win that match and series and Pujara walked away with the Man-of-the-Match award The ton against the Lankans helped Pujara retain his spot for the Test series against the Proteas at home at the end of 2015 and for the recently concluded West Indies tour However in these six Tests since that century Pujara has managed to accrue only 264 runs at an average of 33 And in this period he has managed to register only a single half century Clearly a poor conversion rate was ailing the Saurashtra lad He has a plausible explanation though “Even though I have not scored big runs in the last few matches they have been stellar contributions in low-scoring games” he noted Another worrying factor for Pujara was his inability to keep the scoreboard moving To put things in perspective he had consumed 649 deliveries to score these 264 runs A strike-rate which works out to be 4067 In the first Test against West Indies in Antigua he had settled pretty appreciably before top-edging leg-spinner Bishoo to hand Braithwaithe a simple catch Pujara had scored 16 but had consumed 67 deliveries Technically there wasn’t much of an issue in his batting But it was his inability to break the shackles that was hurting his chances The fallout of Pujara’s rather tepid sequence of scores and his below par strike-rate was that he was dropped for the third Test in St Lucia Suddenly his match-winning exploits in Colombo barely 12 months ago seemed to be a thing of the distant past At a time when strokemakers with the propensity to alter a game in a single session were fast gaining currency Pujara looked like a chip off the old block Former India director Ravi Shastri had made it clear during his 18-month tenure that he wanted batsmen who could help the team score in excess of 300 on Day 1 of a Test match Kohli too seemed to be endorsing the same template It therefore did not come as a surprise to see India’s Test captain preferring the likes of Rohit or a Rahul to Pujara Surely being in and out of a team can be unsettling for any player and Pujara was no exception He will know these are some of the perils of featuring in a single format Where your failure gets magnified and success conveniently forgotten Apart from his own personal form there are some permutations and combinations over which he has no control of For starters if Kohli continues with his tried and tested formula of playing five bowlers on the dust bowls in India Pujara could well be staring at the ignominy of being the 12th man in this team Nevertheless with a long and a gruelling season ahead in which India are scheduled to play 13 Tests at home Pujara knows that he somehow needs to find his verve and insatiable appetite for big runs He will get his chance in an important Duleep Trophy encounter on Sunday where he will be playing for Gautam Gambhir’s India Blue The pink ball and the flood lights have already added intrigue to the two games played here at the Greater Noida Stadium But ahead of Sunday’s encounter against India Green a virtual knockout the Blues batting will get bolstered having a traditional player like Pujara in their mix For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Panchkula | Published: April 20 2016 3:52 am Related News After several complaints against BEd colleges in many districts of the state the Department of Higher Education Haryana has decided to hold a meeting with the vice-chancellors of various universities in the state on Wednesday to deliberate upon the issue The meeting would be attended by vice-chancellors from various universities to which a number of BEd colleges are affiliated and would deliberate upon the formation of an inspection committee to visit these colleges Share This Article Related Article “There have been several complaints in the past against these colleges Several of them are not adhering to the guidelines and do not have an adequate infrastructure Since they did not take No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Haryana government when they were set up so the action has to be taken by the VCs” said a senior official of the department The aim of the meeting is to draw a consensus on the constitution of the inspection committee which will visit all the BEd colleges and review the adherence of norms Based on the decision of the committee a decision would be taken on whether to order for closure of these colleges The inspection would be carried out uniformly on set parameters which would be discussed in the meeting including adequate faculty and infrastructure number of students enrolled and vacant seats As per the rules followed one has to directly seek permission from the regional office of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and National Council for Teachers’ Education (NCTE) to open a private college Then the state government and the affiliating university is required to submit its objections within 15 days to AICTE from the date of receipt of application WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsThe African teams are blessed with one particular skill set which all other European and Asian counterparts are envious of–the physical strength One of the reasons why African sidesarguably have an upper hand in the world of sports is because they possess so much threat both at junior and senior levels Ibrahim Boubacar of Niger comptes for the arial ball with John Otu of Ghana Getty Images The FIFA U-17 World Cup in India is no different The young athletes have shown a lot of promise since the start of the tournament More so at the all-African Round of 16 clash between two-time champions Ghana and debutants Niger there were glimpses of both sides’ physical style of play everyone talked about before the match Often there are games where the fans discussthe could-haves and should-haves whileheading out of the stadium but this particular clash was a case of just pushing and shoving Soon after the referee blew his whistle Ghana launched aflatlong ball towards right-winger Ibrahim Sulley Then in the next minute captain Eric Aiyah’s Andres Iniesta-like incredible run from the middle had brought fans to the edge of their seats but the 5’7 attacker was floored by Niger’s Farouk Idrissa The movement in the middle was bland almost invisible at the 20th-minute mark What had happened before that and what was to come nextwas a test of physical strength Ghana who lookedless bulky in front of their bulkier Niger counterparts drilled the ball twice into the net to enter the quarter-finals This was not the first time these two teams were involved in a physical duel Not too long ago in the much-talked-about semi-final of U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon both Ghana and Niger plunged into the opposition till the very last kick of the game Eventually the Black Starlets came out victorious on penalties “During the AFCON we were not physically prepared and that’s why struggled for 90 minutes After the tournament we had the opportunity to work on our physical strength which I think made the difference tonight” Ghana coach Samuel Fabian told Firstpost with a broad smile on his face before adding” We started the training sessions on 18 July because most of the players go to school regularly and we had to wait for the academic year to end” By the time the clock reached the half-hour mark Fabian’s young guns had a total of six attempts in comparison to Niger’s one The Menas had committed seven fouls while Ghana registered six which says a lot about the rough and tough nature of the match in Navi Mumbai However Ghana displayed a hint of their tactical astuteness with their frenetic speed and deft touch in intervals And in no time the Black Starlets started to exploit gaps amidst tackles flying from left right and center from the opposition It looked like anyone’s game before Ayiah who made yet another mazy run this time from the right was brought down inside the box by Idrissa at the stroke of half-time The Accra-born attacker took the responsibility from the spot and slotted home calmly to shrug some pressure off Ghana’s shoulder "The penalty came at a very crucial time and it pushed our confidence for the second half We created a lot of chances but at the tournament like this only goals matter" said Fabian The half-time team talk might have changed a bit as Ghana had one foot in the next round but the second half was nothing short of a slugfest After dominating the first half creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort the fans expected the latter to bounce back butthe IsmaliaTiemoko-led side wasoutmanoeuvred Chances arrived for Ghana but the second goal didn’t Gideon Mensah missed from close range and Ayiah could have had a second penalty goal after Idrissa fouled Emmanuel Toku The game remained 1-0 in favour of the Ghanaians as most of the Indian faces were seen cheering for Ghana But Fabian knew something was coming as the Niger defence started to crumble under pressure Substitute Richard Danso belted one from nearly 25 yards to double Ghana’s lead and send the West African side into the last eight not before a little dance move with his teammates “Niger did well but they lacked concentration at the end They were a bit scared in the final minutes Thankfully we managed to bag the second” explained Fabian The Black Starlets had a total of seven shots on target out of 23 attempts while Niger did not trouble the Ghanaian keeper Not even once It appeared as if Niger were aiming to turn the tables this time around via penalties They did not seem like a team with a plan not until the first-half They invited the pressure and soon paid the price for the same The Ghanaians who were the rightful winners of Group A might have felt the heat in the early stages of the game but prevailed at the right time to set up yet another mouthwatering all-African contest with last edition’s runner-up Mali The African affair continues By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: September 20 2016 10:36 am Top News Kareena Kapoor doesn’t like when people say Ranbir Kapoor will be back after Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that even after delivering flops her actor-brother Ranbir Kapoor remains the eternal superstar of Bollywood and she is confident about his on-screen talent “Ranbir Kapoor is the superstar of our Hindi film industry I don’t think anything can shake him (bring him down) Even if he gives 25 flop or hit films he is the best actor till date I don’t like the fact when people say Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will bring back Ranbir back (on track)” Kareena said “I think everybody has hits and flops…even I have had flop films I don’t think anything deters the stars and stardom in his eyes He is one of the finest actors that we have today” With films like “Rocket Singh” “Barfi” and “Rockstar” Ranbir was seen as the most bankable face among the current crop of actors but two flops “Besharam” and “Bombay Velvet” have taken some sheen off his stardom Read: In Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’s Bulleya Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Ranbir Kapoor are in love and lust But his cousin Kareena seems to be fond of him as an actor She said she saw the rushes of his most talked about film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil much before everyone did Besides Ranbir Karan Johar’s directorial venture Ae Dil Hai Mushkil features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Anushka Sharma and Fawad Khan The 35-year-old Bajrangi Bhaijaan actress is quite excited about the film Watch the latest in entertainment news Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is looking really great I am excited to see it as its Karan Johar’s film Both Ranbir and Karan are my brothers I am rooting for the film from the bottom of my heart” she added The romantic drama releases on October 28 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: September 26 2015 1:29 pm Mandira Bedi says getting locked up in the ‘Bigg Boss’ house and shaking a leg through ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is not her cup of tea Related News She walked into the television space with woman-centric show ‘Shanti’ and also entered the cricket domain as a host but actress-designer Mandira Bedi says getting locked up in the ‘Bigg Boss’ house and shaking a leg through ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is not her cup of tea “I can’t go inside ‘Bigg Boss’ house and I don’t see myself in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ because I am not a dancer and I don’t know how volatile I will be in ‘Bigg Boss’ house so those two are reality shows I want to stay away from” Mandira told IANS Known for its notorious quality ‘Bigg Boss’ is a show in which contestants are locked up in a purpose-built house for three months with limited access to luxuries and amenities And ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is a dancing reality show in which celebrities of different field showcase their dancing skills The actress who was also seen as a RAW agent along with Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor in ’24’ will be challenging herself through ZEE TV’s forthcoming reality show ‘I Can Do That’ Share This Article Related Article The show to be hosted by multi-talented actor Farhan Akhtar makes the contestants come out of their comfort zone by taking up new skills The mother of one asserts that the ‘unusual’ quality of the show made her take up the challenge “This show is unusual something that I have not done as a mom I was so happy doing that challenge of magic…beautiful magic act in front of my son I’m the only mum in the show and I am getting to compete with 20 something contenders I am enjoying it” she said She may be taking up new shows and keeping herself busy with other professional assignments but Mandira notes that she is a “hands on mom” “I am mom and that’s tough job so everything I do revolve around my son If I have to meet my friends I do that once he sleeps I belong to my son when I am at home I am very hands on mom and my child is my first priority” she said Any plans to bring her son to the profession of acting And she quips “only time can tell” that “My son has got weird taste but I don’t think acting is anywhere to be seen in him One has to wait a while Let him decide as and when time comes” said Mandira who showcased her sari collection here for the first time as the second in the “The Spirit of Zoya Woman” series For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: October 29 2015 11:11 am Hansal Mehta’s “Aligarh” starring Rajkummar Rao and Manoj Bajpayee will become the second Hindi film to open the festival since its foundation in 1998 Related News National award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s real life-inspired drama “Aligarh” will open the upcoming 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival here on October 29 “Aligarh” starring Rajkummar Rao and Manoj Bajpayee is based on the real life incident of professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who was fired from his job because of his sexual orientation Bajpayee is playing the role of Siras in this movie and Rao portrays the role of a journalist “Really proud to announce that @mehtahansal’s #Aligarh is the Opening Premiere of the #JioMAMI Mumbai Film Festival” read a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the festival Share This Article Related Article “Aligarh” will become the second Hindi film to open the festival since its foundation in 1998 Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan-starrer “Hazar Chaurasi Ki Maa” opened the festival in 1997 Rao also shared the news on the micro-blogging site and congratulate the cast and crew members of the film He wrote “Thrilled to announce that #Aligarh is the opening film at MAMI @mehtahansal @Mumbaifilmfest @Apurvasrani Congratulations team #JioMAMI” Thrilled to announce that #Aligarh is the opening film at MAMI @mehtahansal @Mumbaifilmfest @Apurvasrani Congratulations team #JioMAMI — Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) October 3 2015 The movie will have its European premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on October 10 It will also be screened at the ongoing 20th Busan International Festival For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Dubai | Published: October 12 2016 12:47 pm Misbah-ul-Haq’s side will enter the match the number two in the Test rankings (Source: File) Top News In-form Pakistan are ready to launcha pink-ball spin assault on struggling West Indies when theydo battle in Asia’s first day-night Test from Thursday in Dubai? 2012 3:17 am Related News The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) is holding high hopes from Indian team? 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For all the latest Pune News, Jermaine Blackwood, The movie was liked by many and Anil collected his share of accolades. “His anticipatory bail was rejected by a local court on June 3. He was sent in jail two days ago and during his latest interrogation, 2017 01:32 AM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: Press Trust of India | London | Published: June 6,been chosen for the International Cricketer of the Year award,Rohit Sharma for a special award for making the highest ODIscore at Kolkata in 2014 while Shardul Thakur and Shreyas Iyerwould share the Ranji Trophy Cricketer of the year award Mumbai Cricket Association has been chosen for the teamof the year award Mumbai won the Ranji Trophy for the 41sttime defeating Saurashtra in the final Star Sports IDBI Federal Life Insurance Indian Oil andPayyade Sports Club are supporting the awards programme Other award winners: Abhilasha Mahtre (Sportsperson ofthe year Indian Games Kabaddi) Siddhant Bhantia (Juniorsportsman of the year Tennis) Akanksha Hagawane (Juniorsportswoman of the year Chess) Devika Vaidya (Womancricketer of the year) Arrmaan Jaffer (Junior cricketer ofthe year) Kabaddi team U Mumba (Excellence award) RizviCollege of Arts Science and Commerce (Best college of theyear) Bombay Scottish School Mahim (Best school of theyear) Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra(Innovative tournament award) and Otters Club (Club of theyear) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: July 19 2012 2:59 am Related News AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said that changes in the party organisation in Uttar Pradesh would take place after the election of the President and Vice-President of the country Changes in the party organisation are long awaited in Uttar Pradesh following poor performance of the party in the Assembly electionwhen the Congress could win only 29 seats despite extensive campaigning by Rahul Gandhi The only change in the state unit so far has been that of the Congress Legislature Party leader last month: the party replaced Pramod Tiwari with Pradeep Mathur Changes in the state organisation will come after election of President and Vice-President?

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