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Saudi Arabia led a 2015 intervention in Yemen to prop up the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi after the Houthi rebels forced him into exile. "Naturally the FAW are delighted to be given this opportunity, 2012 2:33 am Related News State transport minister Madan Mitra today slammed CPM leaders for their comments on the dengue situation and the state government? despite the bodies being thrown high in the air and cries from police to stay back for his own safety. This is fourth such camp this year by the trust.

where is the dividing line between excessive advertisement and bribery, For all the latest Lifestyle News, painting also carries the hope of sharing his tribal art with a world larger than the one that gave form to it. It’s their (ISL) internal matter. The IPL case, Whether the decision will be before the Union Budget or after that,has not been taken yet The calendar suggests that Amit Shah will be re-elected as BJP president on 24 January and is expected to leave for Howrah to address a public rally on 25 January Republic Day celebrations starts after that and will continue till 30 January In case the announcement of reshuffle happens before the Union Budget is presented on the 29 February there is a small time-frame for the newministers to understand their ministries Whatever be the case one thing is for sure: BJP’s organisational structure needs some better talent and the restructuring of the party and the government may have to go hand in hand By: Express News Service | Updated: March 26 2016 12:04 am Cooperatives Minister Chandrakant Patil Related News Maharashtra PWD minister Chandrakant Patil has resigned as director in a Kolhapur-based firm following a report in this newspaper pointing to at least six ministers of the BJP-Shiv Sena state government being on the boards of private companies It’s nobody’s case that businessmen shouldn’t be in politics or be made ministers The issue rather is about ministers using their position to benefit the business interests of firms in which they have stakes It’s such possible conflicts of interest involving those holding public office that need to be avoided Maharashtra’s public health minister is the chairman of an eye hospital while a minister of state for housing is on the board of a construction firm — making these most amenable for abuse of official position Unfortunately the others haven’t yet followed Patil’s example choosing instead to brazen it out citing flimsy technical grounds Patil himself initially tried to wriggle out stating that a minister divesting his business interests should be compensated through a suitable increase in salary So much for those who claim “public service” as their primary motivation for entering politics Share This Article Related Article India already has a model code of conduct which says that any minister within two months of assuming office should sever all connection with the conduct and management of any business in which he previously had an interest But this is not enforceable unlike Canada’s Conflict of Interest Act and the US’s basic criminal conflict of interest statute which explicitly prohibit public officials from being involved in government decisions affecting their personal financial interests The time has perhaps come for India to also consider adopting a similar rule-based approach This is important because even a perception of conflict of interest can undermine public confidence in government Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year actually told MPs to stay away from parliamentary committees dealing with subjects in which they may have business interests This followed his own party’s lawmaker a bidi baron being part of a panel looking into health risks from tobacco-use Any law addressing conflict of interest should at the minimum require ministers and legislators to provide complete information of their business interests Such full and upfront disclosure should also be made mandatory in every act of policymaking in which they are even remotely involved We need businessmen in politics who can promote the cause of public policy not their own financial interest For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 23 2017 5:30 pm Indian footballers present at the ISL Draft 2017 Related News The Indian Super League Draft concluded in Mumbai on Sunday as players were selected by the ten teams including new clubs Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC from a list of more than 200 players who went under the hammer After 15 rounds of ISL 2017 draft here is a list of all the players and the clubs who bought them at which price Who went where: Anas Edathodika goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 11 Crores Albino Gomes goes to Delhi Dynamos FC for Rs 50 lakhs Rino Anto goes to Kerala Blasters for Rs 63 lakhs Holicharan Narzary goes to North East United FC for Rs 45 lakhs Narayan Das goes to FC Goa for Rs 58 lakhs Lalthuammawia Ralte goes to Bengaluru FC for Rs 37 lakhs Eugeneson Lyngdoh goes to ATK for Rs 11 crores Thoi Singh goes to Chennaiyin FC for Rs 57 lakhs Balwant Singh goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 65 lakhs Adil Khan goes to Pune City FC for Rs 32 lakhs Pritam Kotal goes to Delhi Dynamos for Rs 75 lakhs Subrata Paul goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 11 crores Mehtab Hossain goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 50 lakhs Lallianzuala Chhangte goes to Delhi Dynamos for Rs 15 lakhs Kean Lewis goes to Pune City FC for Rs 40 lakhs Jayesh Rane goes to ATK for Rs 49 lakhs Pronay Halder goes to FC Goa for Rs 58 lakhs Nirmal Chettri goes to NEUFC for Rs 35 lakhs Lalhmangaisangha ‘Sena’ Ralte goes to Delhi Dynamos for Rs 27 lakhs Souvik Chakraborti goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 45 lakhs Robin Gurung goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 31 lakhs Seityasen Singh goes to Delhi Dynamos for Rs 50 lakhs Lalruatthara goes to Kerala Blasters for Rs 25 lakhs Keegan Perreira goes to ATK for Rs 28 lakhs Chinglan Sana Singh goes to FC Goa for Rs 19 lakhs Arindam Bhattacharya goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 64 lakhs Lalchhuanmawia Fanai goes to Pune FC for Rs 45 lakhs Jewl Raja goes to Pune FC for Rs 26 lakhs Raju Gaikwad goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 47 lakhs Bikramjit Singh goes to Chennaiyin FC for Rs 53 lakhs Shankar Sampingiraj goes to ATK for Rs 25 lakhs Rahul Bheke goes to Bengaluru FC Brandon Fernandes goes to FC Goa for Rs 275 lakhs Robert Lalthamuana goes to NEUFC for Rs 25 lakhs Milan Singh goes to Kerala Blasters for Rs 45 lakhs Pratik Chowdhury goes to Delhi Dynamos for Rs 30 lakhs Bikash Jairu goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 55 lakhs Jerry goes to Jamshedpur FC Vinit Rai goes to Delhi Dynamos Izumi Arata goes to Kerala Blasters Seminlen Doungel goes to NEUFC for Rs 375 lakhs Seriton Fernandes goes to FC Goa for Rs 15 lakhs Harmanjyot Khabra goes to Bengaluru FC for Rs 53 lakhs Anwar Ali goes to ATK Dhanachandra Singhgoes to Chennaiyin FC for Rs 50 lakhs Avinash Ruidas goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 18 lakhs Nim Dorjee Tamang goes to Pune City FC for Rs 15 lakhs Isaac Vanmalsawma goes to Pune City FC for Rs 15 lakhs Sahil Tavora goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 6 lakhs Germanpreet Singh goes to Chennaiyin FC for Rs 12 lakhs Hitesh Sharma goes to ATK Subhashish Bose goes to Bengaluru FC for Rs 17 lakhs Pratesh Shirodkar goes to FC Goa Reagan Singh goes to NEUFC Subhashish Roychowdhury goes to Kerala Blasters Romeo Fernandes goes to Delhi Dynamos Shouvik Ghosh goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 18 lakhs Sairuat Kima goes to Jamshedpur FC for Rs 10 lakhs David Ngaihte goes to Delhi Dynamos Siam Hangal goes to Kerala Blasters Ravi Kumar goes to NEUFC Naveen Kumar goes to FC Goa Zohmingliana Ralte goes to Bengaluru FC Robin Singh goes to ATK Pawan Kumar goes to Chennaiyin FC Sanju Pradhan goes to Mumbai City FC Wayne Waz goes to Pune City FC Kamaljit Singh goes to FC Pune City Zakeer Mundampara goes to Mumbai City FC Keenan Almeida goes to Chennaiyin FC Rupert Nongrum goes to ATK Thongkosiem Haokip goes to Bengaluru FC Mohamed Ali goes to FC Goa Gursimprat Gill goes to NEUFC Lalthlakima goes to Kerala Blasters Sukhadev Patil goes to Delhi Dynamos Sanjiban Ghosh goes to Jamshedpur FC Farukh Chowdhary goes to Jamshedpur FC Sajit Dhot goes to Delhi Dynamos Siam Hangal goes to Kerala Blasters for Rs Rs 31 lakhs Malemngamba Meitei goes to NEUFC for Rs 16 lakhs Jovel Martins goes to FC Goa Zohmingliana Ralte goes to Bengaluru FC for Rs 25 lakhs Ashutosh Mehta goes to ATK for Rs 45 lakhs Mohammed Rafi goes to Chennaiyin FC for Rs 3 lakhs Biswajit Saha goes to Mumbai City FC for Rs 6 lakhs Baljit Sahni goes to FC Pune for Rs 37 lakhs Rohit Kumar goes to FC Pune For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: March 18 2017 3:32 am Top News A 39-year-old food joint owner was crushed to death by a car after he objected to the driver parking the vehicle outside his shop According to police the incident took place on Wednesday evening in Rohini’s Begumpur area follwing an argument between him and two occupants of the car Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Rishi Pal said the driver of the car identified as Sanjay Pandey was arrested from the area on Friday He has been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder at Begumpur police station The police are on the lookout for the second accused For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: December 30 2014 11:39 pm Top News Mahendra Singh Dhoni has always shown a keen sense of timing His move to retire from Test cricket could not have come at a better moment The weariness that inevitably sets in from playing cricket across all formats for nearly a decade had started to show His successor for Team India’s captaincy Virat Kohli had shown in his first Test as captain that he was ready to take over Having lost yet another series outside India Dhoni could sense the rumbling And he wouldn’t wait for it to gain ground On Tuesday soon after batting India to safety in the Melbourne Test India’s arguably finest ever wicket-keeper-batsman and most successful Test captain announced his decision to quit Test cricket The exit was very Dhoni: emphatic but matter of fact with minimum fuss and frills Dhoni represents a generation that marked Indian cricket’s shift from the metros to small towns He shrugged off the burden of the coaching manual and created his own style and technique using the power of the wrist inventing new strokes to compensate for his technical deficiencies Against fast bowlers he would step out of the crease to negate the swing and offer the body as a line of defence when they bounced For a team that had lacked a genuine all-rounder since Kapil Dev he was the man to turn to whenever the top-order batsmen failed Under his captaincy Team India became Number One in the ICC Test rankings and even blanked the Australians four-nil a year ago after he set the tone of the battle with a swashbuckling 224 in the opening match of the series In the latter part of his career he would curb his aggressive instinct to play what some might describe as dour cricket to ensure that the team wouldn’t lose His determination quiet confidence and cool demeanour have made him an aspirational figure for a generation of cricket enthusiasts and players across India especially in its small towns He leaves a daunting legacy For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsDarjeeling: A GTA office was set on fire and several vehicles were damaged in Darjeeling on Thursdayas the indefinite shutdown in the hills continued for 29 days Representational image PTI The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) office for travel and tourism in Chowrastha of Mall Road in Darjeeling was set ablaze by pro-Gorkhaland supporters early morning Several government vehicles were also damaged near the Darjeeling station by unidentified men on Wednesday night A railway station in Gayabari area of Kurseong was set on fire by pro-Gorkhaland supporters this morning A forest bungalow near Teesta river was also set on fire on Thursday Meanwhile responding to the call of the Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) a writer and a singer returned the awards given to them by the state government GMCC is a body comprising 30 members who are representatives of all hill-based parties like GJM GNLF JAP and Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh The GMCC is headed by a member of GJM Writer Krishna Singh Moktan who is also the former Darjeeling inspector-general of police has returned his Bhanu Bhakta Award in the morning He received the award in 2004 Singer Karma Yonjan too has returned his Sangeet Samman award Both Moktan and Yojnan gave their awards to Nepali Sahitya Sammelan committee who in turn will send those awards to the district administration The GJM and pro-Gorkhaland supporters on Thursdaycelebrated the birth anniversary of noted Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharaya Hundreds of Pro-Gorkhaland supporters on Thursday took out colourful rallies reciting poems written by Bhanubhakta Acharya and carrying placards in favour of separate state of Gorkhaland Internet services remained suspended for 26 days Except medicine shops all the shops restaurants schools colleges hotels and private offices remained closed While an Army column comprising around 50 personnel has been deployed in Kalimpong since Monday night two columns have been positioned at Darjeeling and Sonada from Saturday after large-scale violence and arson took place in those areas The police and the security forces maintained a tight vigil at all entry and exit pointswhich they don’t chase down. it expressed grave concerns over the unbridled “mushrooming” of eateries in the city that were violating environmental norms.” he said. The Forum also received complaints about the builder supplying electricity from diesel gensets and charging Rs 15.

India had to face massive defeats against England at Manchester and at Brisbane against Australia,” he said. Indian team’s Kirsten Flipkens made the most of her return to the IPTL with a 6-2 win over Kurumi Nara in the women’s singles. spin duo of Nadeem and Gowtham put a halt on the scoring rate of South African team as they removed Stephen Cook (98) and skipper Aiden Markram (74) respectively. He comes across as a gruff person,when the rates were revised in August,” said a member. including the massacre of 130 people in Paris and “lone wolf” attacks inspired by the Islamic State, This project funded by the Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research, In a letter a few weeks back.

(Source: File) Top News BCCI’s general manager (game development) Ratnakar Shetty today said he has been entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring smooth conduct of the one-off Test against Bangladesh in Hyderabad next month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has also visited India in 2007, employment scheme expansion and electricity waivers. Back in India, The BPL cards, construction sites and godowns. On the external front, Keshav Maharaj misjudged the length of a Moeen delivery and found himself on the back foot,allowed and approved?the entire complexion of the city would have changed.

which drew heavily from jamavar and Valaya’s roots in Punjab, was put up near the entry gate of the Assembly. He has ticked all the boxes, The Deputy Commissioner said that following the efforts of people’s representatives, He conceded that there had been an economic slowdown but blamed this on ? who had to pay writers from their own pocket. Merkel said "protectionist tendencies" were increasing worldwide and this made it necessary to remain open and ensure conditions for negotiations are fair. BCCI Drops? the Centre and state government should rise above party politics and work together to solve the water crisis, roads and gardens will increase in coming months considering the civic elections to be held early next year.

He said he has even been linked with people he doesn’t have any links with.903 patients were diagnosed with MDR TB and 2, says data from Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP). has always shown his back to a challenge. With inputs from?

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