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may have to relinquish his position. if HIL comes additionally to the work players do during the national programmes, President Barack Obama did not publicly bring up the question of resuming the India-Pakistan dialogue, “In principle,5 per cent of the city’s population or 3.

Also I am not good at baking. where polling was held in the third phase on 9 December." He said Ambedkar was a great man, US officials and analysts on South Asia are not able to assess the Pakistan government’s “real” intentions towards Kabul after American withdrawal.” Indeed,Fukrey was slightly better in North India due to the Punjabi flavour. sticking their tongues out. Sivagami announces Amarendra to be the winner of the challenge because of his leadership skills and his ability to empathise with his subjects. that the secret of his life is revealed to him.” he added.

(Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Related News Merit is not unrelated to caste,” Mikel told the club website (www. China and Russia on Thursday in an apparent effort to break an impasse holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. He also raised the Saudi-led military operation against Iranian-backed Houthi fighters in Yemen,with India for peaceful resolution of all outstanding?brought up Kashmir topic and hailed Hizbul commander Burhan Wani as a "young leader" even as he? The opposition to active euthanasia is tied up with the legal and moral position on suicide. Also,only the presidential candidate-Udey Singh Wirring (BDS department) is from PUSU while all the other three are from INSO.” The president offered no immediate insight into whether he viewed the results as a referendum on himself.

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she told the winners that each of them will be receiving it. the protesters said they just want to convey to the CM that toll amount at Dari toll gate near Veraval town on Jetput-Somnath National Highway 8D should be reduced. I will do everything I can to help her. 28, Dinesh had said at the trailer launch, 2017 I love you and Il always be proud of you…? http://s.tco/SyYmASNdfv #Raabta #RaabtaTitleTrack — Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) April 28 2017 Also read |Raabta title song: Deepika Padukone sizzles but is a misfit in this soothing track watchvideo Raabta stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon in the lead role The film is scheduled for June 9 release For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Abhimanyu Das | Published: May 13 2013 12:48 am Related News This summerhard-wired love for everything Superman will slice through the cynicism Every yearcritics sit down with a mixture of trepidation and excitement to write summer previews Experience leads us to fear that this summer will be another mind-numbing barrage of canned one-liners and impersonal CGI battles where thousands are slaughtered with less emotional fallout than the last time you swatted a fly But theres always that inner optimist whose hardwired love for everything Superman will slice through cynicism like butter The conflict is not between art-house or blockbuster (despite popular belieffew critics dislike blockbusters on principle) butratherplain old bad versus good; actual fun as opposed to a studio marketing teams algorithmic conception of it Iron Man 3 has already demonstrated that the backbone of a good movie is still a superior screenplayactual actorsa non-hack director and a willingness to surprise the audiencesome of which are qualities other summer releases appear to lack The importance of these factors means that upcoming identical-to-the-last iterations of the Hangover and Fast and the Furious franchises will probably disappointdespite the guarantee that crowds will still show up Thankfullynot all franchise entries are shaping up to be dreadful Star Trek Into Darkness boasts a creative pedigree in the return of the original cast and key creative force JJ Abramsalong with the much-anticipated appearance of geek icon Benedict Cumberbatch as the villain Abrams demonstrated in the last instalment that he is able to deliver spectacular action without compromising the beloved characters or totally sacrificing sci-fis more cerebral elements Counter-intuitive casting may also help Kick-Ass 2a follow-up to one of the more successful cinematic deconstructions of comic-book vigilante Alsochances are that The Wolverine will be better than X-Men: Originsgiven the unusual Japanese settingyakuza antagonists and director James Mangolds mostly solid filmography Other releases that are interesting but could morph into disasters include the much-maligned M Night Shyamalans After Eartha sci-fi project about a pair of space-farers (Will Smith and his son Jaden) who crash-land on Earth a millennium after the doomed planet has been evacuated Given the hubris displayed frequently by director and star alikeself-indulgence may be the rule of the day Now You See Mea heist thriller about a group of magicians who redistribute what they stealboasts a solid castbut appears a little light in the depth and originality departmentcoming off like director Louis Leterriers attempt at Christopher-Nolan-lite This Is The End might be one of the funniest films you see this summer or one of the stupidest (or both)starring James FrancoPaul RuddSeth Rogen and legions of other famous people mostly playing themselves The premise is rich for the mining; these celebs are attending a party at Francos house when the apocalypse hits and the privileged idiots are left to fend for themselves The only fear is that the film might tend a little too far into self-parodic excess and come out the other side as a bro-tastic hipster comedy Three films qualify as potential standouts The first is Zack Snyders Man of Steelwhich looks like it might be the darkestmost operatic and soulful cinematic take on Superman in decades The second is Pacific Rim latest outing by genre auteur Guillermo Del Toro whose pared down giant robots vs giant aliens conceit sells itself Finallytheres Neill Blomkamps Elysiuman ambitious political allegory about a future in which the wealthy live on an Arcadian orbiting space-station while the plebs slave away on whats left of a ruined Earth Given Blomkamps glorious fusion of science fictionpolitics and action spectacle in District 9theres reason to have high hopes for it Theres also the fact that its a big budget genre film that isnt a sequelremakerebootor adaptation Originality is hard to come byand on that basis aloneElysium is my most anticipated event film of the season Das is a New York-based writer For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsUpdated: March 16 2015 12:41 am The inability to set up a bureaucratic machinery to enforce laws or collect taxes meant there was no system to enforce contracts not local in nature Related News By:M Rajivlochan The general indifference to politics displayed by Indian businessmen is nothing new; rather it is a trait displayed by the Indian business classes in the distant past too Indian businessmen make little effort to put pressure on government to improve service delivery and governance liquidity in marketsor even the performance of contract a vital issue for any economy Rather than making a push to engage with politics and improve things Indian businessmen choose the easy option either of salting away their black money in Swiss banks or investing it in real estate and locking it away It is eerie to think that a thousand years ago Indian traders similarly put away spare cash in earthen pots and hid it in holes in the ground Indian traders then and now were equally indifferent to matters political regardless of the consequences What couldbe the reason for such indifference Couldit be that they were naturally risk averse Or that they would much prefer to control the king than be the king But we do not find that merchants in India controlled the king’s behaviour The two classes remained on cordial terms but reasonably independent of each other No doubt merchants were involved in local self-government They often held key administrative positions too whether it was Pushyagupta governor of Saurashtra under the Mauryas or Vastupala under the Chalukyas of Gujarat But those positions do not seem to have been used to promote trading interests If at all merchants used these positions it was to enforce trade diktats relevantto group members orto encourage charitable contributions It does not seem as though merchants influenced the king to conquer new markets for the trader If anything the king simply kept out of the way of mercantile cartels The ruler could have had his personal investments and probably did But that only led to him becoming personally rich; he does not seem to have tried to maximise profits or improve communications or access new markets So if the merchant did not control the king what could the reason for an apolitical stance be One answer could be that merchants were unaware that politics could provide serious benefits to trade In essence merchants in India simply seem to have been responding to the inability of kings and the state machinery such as it was to set up any mechanisms to facilitate trade in India If the state machinery cannot facilitate trade then political power becomes meaningless to a trader This is precisely what we find: that kings were simply unable to set up mechanisms to provide good communication protection for trade and enforce contracts One reason the state was unable to do this could be that there was little regular bureaucratic machinery to keep records of taxation and recover taxes The coffers of Indian kings remained abysmally low Setting up a bureaucratic system would have meant salaried staff Such systems are conspicuous by their absence and it is difficult to argue all such records could have been destroyed in multiple invasions After all copper plate inscriptions of land grants given by the king have survived Similarly records of donations made to temples and monasteries were engraved in stone But nowhere do we find any record of taxes imposed by the king or of the taxation structure of ancient India Precepts enumerated by the one text that does discuss taxation and state systems namely Kautilya’s Arthashastra do not seem to have endeared themselves to kings What did exist was the village headman or gramani who we suppose sent in some revenue occasionally But how much and what we do not know Kings in India seem to have run their kingdoms through a series of negotiations with local potentates village communities and urban bodies Revenue flows depended on how negotiations proceeded After conquering a new territory kings often reinstated the old ruler on the basis of promises to send in revenue Once conquered kingdoms stopped sending revenue the ruler would decide whether he would go and try to enforce the diktat once again One economic attribute of Indian society that does bear mention is the enforcement of contracts by precedent and religious law The obligation to repay a debt was simply written into the dharmashastras So it was the local community that was responsible for enforcing contracts Kings recognised this was the case and it is clearly stated in our texts that local customs and laws must be respected above all Such a structure left little place for the king to exercise authority The inability to set up a bureaucratic machinery either to enforce laws or collect taxes had far-reaching consequences It meant that professional standing armies could not be kept It also meant there was no system to enforce contracts not local in nature No record-keeping meant there was no way to track what happened to large sums of money over long periods of time Perhaps this is why India never evolved mechanisms to mobilise the considerable savings of people But we do not seem to learn much from our history The writer is at the department of history Panjab University Chandigarh For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: July 23 2017 5:07 am Lonavala witnessed about 220 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours Top News A heavy downpour that continued for most of Saturday led to the irrigation department increasing the discharge of water from Khadakwasla Dam from 2000 cusecs on Friday evening to 14000 cusecs on Saturday afternoon According to officials in the irrigation department the decision to increase the discharge from the dam was taken because the catchment area of the Khadakwasla Dam continued to receive good rainfall through Friday night E B Shelar an engineer with the state Irrigation department said that considering the rainfall in the catchment area the discharge of water was going to be increased step-by-step “On Friday night the discharge was 2000 cusecs In the morning it was increased to 3500 cusecs As afternoon approached and the downpour continued the discharge was increased to 14000 cusecs through 5500 and 7000 cusecs” said the official He said the department was keeping a close eye on the situation and would take a decision about increasing or reducing the discharge accordingly “In the evening the rainfall abatted We are going to either continue at 14000 cusecs or reduce the discharge” said Shelar Meanwhile tourists rushed to the Khadakwasla Dam to watch the discharge of water; many of them were seen enjoying the rare scene and clicking pictures The police had a tough time managing the crowd Khadakwasla Dam which has a capacity to store 197 thousand million cubic (TMC) feet of water is 100 per cent full officials said The Temghar Dam which has a total capacity of 315 TMC is 40 per cent full Panshet with a capacity to store 1064 TMC is 83 per cent full Varasgaon with a capacity to store 1281 TMC water is 57 per cent full The average daily need of Pune is 1150 million litres per day Pavana Dam which supplies water to the twin cities of Pimpri-Chinchwad is 83 per cent full officials said The four dams which provide water to the city — Khadakwasla Temghar Panshet and Varasgaon — have a total capacity to store 28 TMC The average daily need of Pune is 1150 million litres per day For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsKarnal:Claiming that BJP government was the first to take effective steps to tackle black money party President Amit Shah on Tuesday saidit would not allow even asingle penny to go out of India and has laid a strong foundation in last one year for development of the country He also accused the Congress of not taking any step to tackle black money menace despite being in power for 60 years and questioned its right in demanding a reply from the BJP BJP President Amit Shah with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Karnal on Tuesday PTI "No government took even a single step for last 60 years against black money Modi government is the only government that has taken steps be it formation of an SIT or bringing a new law to prevent black money from going abroad BJP pledges that not a single penny will go out of the country now" Shah said addressing a rally here He said the BJP-led NDA government has laid a strong foundation for the country that will help India achieve a respectable position in the world in the next four years Addressing a rally to mark government’s first anniversary Shah said "This is just a beginning Modi government has done the work of laying a strong foundation in the country In the next four years a grand structure will come up on it "I assure you that at the end of five years this government will ensure a respectable place for India on the world map" He cautioned people against falling for "illusions" spread by some against the Modi government and said it has not done a single such task that will make Indians bow their heads Attacking the Congress he said they are demanding a reply from BJP which has given its account directly to the people and asked what has Congress done in its 60-year old "The people are demanding an answer from you" he said PTI So I think she is the perfect girl or friend, “This time (for ‘Padmavati’) I didn’t have a hotel room but had the whole apartment to myself. 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the Congress leader said," On the question of PM’s absence in Parliament, The success of its original film,He is also listed as the former regional president of Laghu Udyog Bharati, Ironically.

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