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who saved a match point in the third set, it was impossible, the 2013 Aser report states that in rural Ahmedabad, compared to 20 to 30 per cent for AMC students. Esha Deol? Ananthkumar For all the latest Sports News, 2016 Sakshi Tanwar also said in a DNA interview that she has started shooting for her digital debut. we want to attract tourists to the Valley. Odisha would be the second state in the country after Jammu and Kashmir to bring such a legislation, “It’s obviously an awful thing.

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It is about political reform or redistribution of power Are our politicians willing to cede power and tie their own hands The forgotten chapters of administrative reform need to be dusted and new ones written pviyer@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: March 18 2017 1:22 pm Mohanlal and Mammootty share new trailer of Take Off Related News With just a week away from its theatrical release the upcoming Malayalam film Take Off has received endorsements from the titans of the Malayalam film industry — Mohanlal and Mammootty Both superstars shared the latest trailer of Take Off and appealed to their fans to support the film when it opens in theatres on March 24 “Sharing with you all the trailer of Take Off upcoming movie from Mahesh Narayanan and production house none other than our Late Rajesh Pillai’s His passion for movie still continues through this movie Please support this movie and watch it in theatres from march 24th” Mohanlal wrote on his Facebook page Mammootty also shared the trailer on his Facebook page giving his best to the makers of Take Off The first trailer of the film caught the attention of the audience with its gripping visuals and performances and went viral on the internet While it focused largely on the sufferings of the nurses who were taken hostage by jihadists in Iraq the second trailer sheds light on the complex relationship between the lead characters and the deep well of their emotions in addition to all the horrors endured by Indians due to the civil war in the foreign land Take Off is based on the real-life events involving a group of Malayali nurses who were captured when the terrorists of ISIS took over the city of Tikrit the hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein in 2014 The news caught the attention of the country as everyone was worried about their safety The film follows the horrifying experience of the nurses and Indian government’s efforts led by one daring diplomat played by Fahadh Faasil Actor Parvathy Menon plays the central character called Sameera while Kunchacko Boban plays her husband Shaheed For more than one reason the Malayalam film reminds us of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s hit film Airlift but it promises to be a more intense treat for the audience Jointly written by Mahesh and PV Shajikumar the film is bankrolled by Anto Joseph and Shebin Backer in Association with Rajesh Pillai Films Composer Shaan Rahman has scored music for the film For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWhile holding the practice of triple talaq as against the basic tenets of Quran the Supreme Court passed the baton to the Centre on Tuesday and asked it to bring in a law within six months The apex court also ruledthat the injunction will continue in case the government fails to bring the law into force within six months Representational image AFP Justices Kurian Joseph RF Nariman and UU Lalit held triple talaq as violative of the Constitution while Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice S Abdul Nazeer were in favour of putting on hold for six months the practice of triple talaq asking the government to come out with a law in this regard While the task before the Union law ministry seems challenging and daunting a portion of the judgment may help the Centre draft a law in this regard The concluding paragraph of page 393 of the 395 page apex court order has statements by Nariman and Lalit which read "…it is clear that this form of talaq is manifestly arbitrary in the sense that the marital tie can be broken capriciously and whimsically by a Muslim man without any attempt at reconciliation so as to save it This form of talaq must therefore be held to be violative of the fundamental right contained under Article 14 of the Constitution of India" "In our opinion therefore the 1937 Act insofar as it seeks to recognise and enforce triple talaq is within the meaning and expression "laws in force" in Article 13(1) and must be struck down as being void to the extent that it recognises and enforces triple talaq Since we have declared Section 2 of the 1937 Act to be void to the extent indicated above on the narrower ground of it being manifestly arbitrary we do not find the need to go into the ground of discrimination in these cases as was argued by the learned attorney general and those supporting him" Section 2 of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 1937 states that "Notwithstanding any custom or usage to the contrary in all questions (save questions relating to agricultural land) regarding intestate succession special property of females including personal property inherited or obtained under contract or gift or any other provision of Personal Law marriage dissolution of marriage including talaq ila zihar lian khula and mubaraat maintenance dower guardianship gifts trusts and trust properties and wakfs (other than charities and charitable institutions and charitable and religious endowments) the rule of decision in cases where the parties are Muslims shall be the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat)" Click here to follow live updates on the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq Sangli: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday sought an "in-depth" investigation into the alleged custodial death of a robbery accused in Sangli File image of Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan AFP Aniket Kothale arrested by the Sangli city police on 6 November along with another man in a robbery case died in police custody Seven police personnel were suspended in connection with the case The police had allegedly tried to burn his body twice to destroy evidence Six people including five personnel of the Sangli city police station were arrested in this regard "There is no law and order in Sangli and the entire state The Maharashtra chief minister and the Director of General of Police should visit Sangli to get first hand information (about the case) and order in-depth investigation" Chavan told reporters in Sangli On Sunday state minister Deepak Kesarkar had met the kin of the victim and assured them justice Meanwhile a ‘bandh’ was observed in the city today to protest the custodial death United Nations: UN Secretary-General designate Antonio Guterres has selected women representing Asia Africa and Latin America for three top jobs as the foundation of his pledge to promote gender parity and geographic diversity at the world body In his first personnel appointments he nominated Nigeria’s Environment Minister Amina Mohammed to be the deputy secretary-general Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti of Brazil is to be his chef de cabinet and Kyung-wha Kang of South Korea his special advisor on policy a new position The United Nations Secretary-General designate Antonio Guterres speaks during his swearing-in ceremony at UN headquarters AP Gutterres told reporters after his swearing in on Monday that his priority would be to appoint more women to top jobs in order to achieve gender parity at the world body "I am happy to count on the efforts of these three highly competent women from different regions of the world" he said on Thursday "These appointments are the foundations of my team which I will continue to build respecting my pledges on gender parity and geographical diversity" The three appointments of women comes after the failure of the UN to elect a woman as the secretary-general despite a strong campaign on their behalf and the emergence of several strong women candidates Women are under-represented at all levels in the UN bureaucracy Only 17 of the 79 under-secretaries-general are women Mohammed was Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s special advisor on post-2015 development planning before returning to Nigeria as environment minister The daughter of a Nigerian father and a British mother her entire career was spent on development and related issues A career diplomat Viotti is now Brazil’s ambassador to Germany Before that she was at the UN as her country’s permanent representative Kang who was once a broadcast journalist works for the US as an assistant secretary-general and deputy emergency relief coordinator Earlier she was the deputy high commissioner for human rights Rio de Janeiro: The Indian women’s hockey team suffered a humiliating 0-5 loss against higher-ranked Argentina in their final Pool B fixture to end their campaign at the Rio Olympics on Saturday Martina Cavallero (16th minute 29th) Maria Granatto (23rd) Carla Rebecchi (26th) and Agustina Albertarrio (27th) scored for Argentina while India drew a blank to slump to their fourth successive loss in the Rio Games at the Olympic hockey centre With this loss India finished their six-team Pool B campaign on a disappointing note after returning to women’s Olympic hockey for the first time since their 1980 appearance The Argentines huddle after scoring one of their five goals against India PTI The Indian eves were beaten comprehensively by Australia (1-6) Great Britain (0-3) and USA (0-3) in the last three matches They had drawn their opening match against Japan 2-2 Up against the London Games silver medallists India cut a sorry figure as Argentina made a mockery of their defence pumping in as many as five goals in the second quarter itself to dash any hope of a miracle early in the match Argentina held the possession for most part of the first quarter but India did well to keep them at bay before they earned a PC at the last minute of the first quarter But Savita pulled off a spectacular save as a goalless Q1 came to an end But all the hard work evaporated in the second quarter when Argentina drew the first blood in the 16th minute after earning a penalty corner It was Carla Rebecchi who took the strike and even though Savita saved it Martina Cavallero hit through her legs on the rebound to help Argentina take the lead Maria Granatto then doubled the lead with a field goal in the 23rd minute Three minutes later skipper Carla Rebecchi converted another Penalty Corner to make it 3-0 for her team Agustina Albertarrio then made it 4-0 in the 27th minute after her reverse hit from outside the ‘D’ found the back of the net after getting deflected from the stick of an Indian defender near the goalpost Two minutes later Cavallero scored her second goal of the match as she found the back of the net after being fed by Merino Delfina Argentina ended the second quarter 5-0 India played better in the third quarter but failed to reduce the margin despite getting a few chances In the 40th minute India earned a penalty corner but failed to make it count Then Poonam Rani’s strike was saved by the goalkeeper One minute before the end of the third quarter India almost had scored their first goal when a diving Anuradha Thokchom tried to send the ball inside the post amidst the goal-mouth melee but their video referral was disallowed In the fourth quarter Vandana and Deepika made inroads in the rival D but failed to convert the chances Rani too could not convert a penalty corner to go down meekly in the end Mumbai: With badminton taking off in India in a big way few are aware of a legend of the game who not only won numerous medals for India globally but was crowned as ‘Deaflympian of the Century’ by the International Olympics Committee’s sub-committee CISS (Committee International des Sports des Sourds) Rajeev Bagga Image Credit: Firstpost Now a UK citizen 49-year-old Rajeev Bagga is in India on a brief visit as a special guest for the Mumbai-leg of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) Born deaf but with a genius IQ Bagga had a supportive and sports-loving family and his parents and sister Sangeeta constantly encouraged him to play sports In a candid chat with Firspost Bagga revealed how as a kid he was into multiple sports – he played squash and carom apart from badminton – and that his father asked him to choose one He said that though he played with both deaf and hearing badminton players and was sometimes bullied he never got scared though his parents were always worried about him Recruited by Hindustan Petroleum in Mumbai at the tender age of 18 as a sports officer it was a job that took him to various tournaments in India He started his career in the hearing open category in squash tennis and badminton winning medals at the state (Maharashtra) level and nationallevel It was only when he turned 18 in 1989 that he represented India at the World Deaf Games (that later went on to become the IOC’s Deaflympics) in Christchurch New Zealand He swept the men’s singles and doubles gold medals and put India on the top – a position that India would sustain for two decades His debut at the Christchurch World Games opened up the avenue for deaf sports in India in a large way After beating Prakash Padukone at the Indian national championships Bagga went on to reach the main stage of the 1990 All England Open Badminton Championships defeating the Korean player Ahen Chang in the third round of qualification – the only deaf person to achieve this distinction He won the national men’ssingles title twice in 1991 and 1992 as well as the men’s doubles in the 1990 he has been the captain of the Maharashtra badminton team during the 1990s and has represented the Indian national team in BWF (Badminton World Federation) championships including the Commonwealth Games Thomas Cup All England Championships Malaysian Open Swedish Swiss and Austrian Opens Asian Badminton Championships Overall he has made 60 appearances in the 1980s and 1990s “I had a tough time initially but I remained positive eager to move forward I’m proud to be a deaf badminton champion and every time I won I wanted to prove a point to my competitor that we are equal” said Bagga Rajeev Bagga Image Credit: Facebook Very few in India know that Rajeev Bagga is the only deaf elite sportsman to win laurels in both the international Open as well as the deaf circuit for a very long time His record in Deafylmpics is staggering – four gold for India at the1993 Games in Bulgaria three gold at the 1997 Games in Denmark three more gold in 2001 in Italy and two goldin 2005 in Australia He continues to be the only sportsman to have reigned at the top of a sport at the Olympics for 20 straight years “I cannot imagine life without sports” he confessed Experts of the game were astonished to watch a 42-year-old Bagga now representing UK playing his sixth consecutive Deaflympics in 2009 and later going down to a 20-year-old Russian player in a very close finals of the Deaflympics in Taipei He continued to be the only deaf player in the 40+ Opens Veterans circuit who was a gold medal winner Asked about the existing badminton scene in India the legend quipped “India is on the verge of becoming a badminton powerhouse I want to tell officials to reduce administration and focus on coaching of different kinds Give incentives fund the players and the results will come” A role model in the world of badminton Bagga is a Chhatrapati Shivaji and Arjuna Award winner Laurels are not new to this genial sportsman who was at the helm of Indian badminton winning prestigious events individually as well as helping India reach greater heights at a time when badminton was not the high profile sports it is today “Technology has made me independent Social networking interpreters are very useful to deaf sportsman as they inculcate a sense of equality and helps them to excel” added Bagga who is now a certified badminton coach and lives in Coventry coaching Great Britain as well as the Austrian national badminton teams However Bagga continues to have a strong bond with India Asked whether he is open to any role in training back home Bagga quipped “If I’m offered something good why not You never know” Smita Deshmukh is a senior journalist and communications expert based in Mumbai You can tweet her @smitadeshmukh By: Reuters | Published: May 11 2017 5:17 pm Pulis said his side would challenge the leaders to achieve their own targets (Source: Reuters) Top News Chelsea deserve to be top of the Premier League being the most consistent team this season West Brom manager Tony Pulis said ahead of the two sides’ match at the Hawthorns on Friday Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Monday moved them seven points clear at the top with three games left and a win at West Brom will make them champions Pulis said his side would challenge the leaders to achieve their own targets “Firstly you have to give Chelsea great credit” Pulis told reporters on Thursday “They deserve to be where they are and have been most consistent team “We will give it our best tomorrow We’re looking forward to it We owe it to our supporters and we have our own targets to hit “We are looking forward to a game of football which has three points riding on it nothing else” Midfielder Matt Phillips has been ruled out of Friday’s game while defender Jonny Evans and striker Hal-Robson Kanu face late fitness tests Eighth-placed West Brom travel to fourth-placed Manchester City after the Chelsea clash and end their season at relegation-threatened Swansea City For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Berlin | Published: February 8 2017 12:31 pm Douglas Costa scored the solitary goal of the game (Source: Reuters) Top News A first-half strike from Douglas Costa was enough for defending champion Bayern Munich to edge Wolfsburg 1-0 at home and scrape into the German Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday Costa scored with a deflected shot in the 18th minute but Bayern failed to build on its greater possession and was made to suffer late on as Wolfsburg grew in confidence Yunus Malli should have equalized with less than 10 minutes remaining when Manuel Neuer saved in a one-on-one and the Bayern `keeper was called into action again to deny Daniel Didavi Late substitutions helped Bayern hang on and take the momentum from Wolfsburg but there were whistles from home supporters unhappy with the display “For 80 minutes we did well” Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti said Ancelotti has come in for some criticism following a dip in performance lately and the first dropped points in the Bundesliga after seven games at the weekend The Italian gave an indication of his likely lineup for Arsenal’s visit in the Champions League next week – with no room for misfiring Thomas Mueller while Thiago Alcantara returned from injury and Philipp Lahm and David Alaba also started Lahm the Bayern captain announced after the game that he is retiring at the end of the season one year before his contract with the club ends in 2018 “It’s just a few more months but no more” said the 33-year-old Lahm who was honored before the game for making his 500th appearance in a competitive match for Bayern at the weekend The former Germany captain who retired from international football after winning the World Cup in 2014 said he had been considering the decision for more than a year HAMBURGER SV 2 COLOGNE 0 American forward Bobby Wood sealed Hamburger SV’s progress to the quarterfinals with the winning goal Wood intercepted a wayward pass from Pawel Olkowski in midfield sprinted forward and played a one-two with Gideon Jung before staying cool in front of Cologne `keeper Thomas Kessler to score with 15 minutes remaining Hamburg’s Luca Waldschmidt had hit the post a minute before Jung got the home side off to a flying start in the fifth minute but Cologne came close to equalizing through Anthony Modeste GREUTHER FUERTH 0 BORUSSIA MOENCHENGLADBACH 2 An early goal from Oscar Wendt set `Gladbach on its way and the visiting side’s task was made easier when Hungary midfielder Adam Pinter was sent off with a straight red card for a bad challenge on Christoph Kramer in the 18th Thorgan Hazard completed the scoring against the second-division side with a penalty before the break ASTORIA WALLDORF 1 ARMINIA BIELEFELD 1 Second-division Bielefeld won 5-4 on penalties after fourth-tier Walldorf equalized late through Marcel Carl to take the match into extra time Bielefeld’s Keanu Staude was sent off with his second yellow card 20 minutes after coming on in extra time but Walldorf which had upset Darmstadt and Bochum in the previous rounds went out when Stephan Salger converted the decisive penalty in the shootout For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News he laments, most of whose remains are believed to be located in the Himalayan Mountains in northeast, Modi is determined to get him re-elected as the BJP president,with the Beatles edition cited to be the most popular yet.Matías Defederico broke the deadlock when he found the back of the net for Mumbai in the 69th minute. 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