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Draupadi adhered to the fast, Top News Karva Chauth falls on the fourth day of the Hindu month of Kartik in the lunisolar calendar. In Punjab, Surat, Varun had a gastro problem then and the rest of the incident needs no narration.

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Limusaurus lost all of its teeth as it aged and swapped them for a smooth beak, These include shifts in the proportions of its skull and the shape of its upper jawbone, 2017 1:53 pm The air quality in Chennai has deteriorated sharply this week (Representational Image) Related News The air quality in Chennai, 2014 1:12 am Related News When the Trinamool Congress twirled umbrellas in the House on Tuesday,Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked them to not ‘introduce new styles of protest’ TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee later said twirling umbrellas was one of his party’s ‘styles’ Dharnas outside the House and storming of the well inside have long been ways to protest for MPs But and especially since proceedings have begun to be telecast live MPs have employed other ways to seek attention as well — some of them amusing some not quite so SEEMA CHISHTI recalls WEARING In Indira Gandhi’s heyday in the early Seventies when the “foreign hand” was seen to be at work the maverick Swatantra Party MP Piloo Mody came to the House wearing a large placard-like badge which announced‘I AM A CIA AGENT’ to protest the characterisation of every opposition move as a conspiracy hatched overseas TEARING The strategy of tearing up copies of legislation has been employed the most visibly with the women’s reservation Bill RJD and SP MPs have been the most active and the tearing has often been accompanied by physical pushing and jostling of women MPs BREAKING A supplementary strategy to tearing was seen in March 2010 when just before the women’s Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha SP MP Kamal Akhtar asked for a glass of water and then proceeded to break the glass — he would likely have caused himself an injury as an act of defiance had he not been escorted out forcefully SPRAYING In February this year then Congress MP from Vijayawada Lagadapati Rajagopal managed to sneak a can of pepper spray into the House and used it in the well to protest the Bill to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh His idea was ostensibly to create conditions that would stall proceedings and make the passage of the Bill impossible He later said he had sprayed in “self-defence” Rail Ministry seeks operational control of GRP New Delhi: To ensure better security Railways has rebooted a two-year-old proposal to amend the RPF Act that gives more powers to the Railway Protection Force as well as grants it operational control of the Government Railway Police (GRP) — a proposal that was incidentally opposed by Narendra Modi as Gujarat CM when it was mooted in 2012 On Thursday Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu told the Lok Sabha in a written reply that an amendment to the Act will “empower the RPF to deal with more serious crimes in the passenger area” In his oral reply he requested states to come on board to develop a system of integrating the GRP with the RPF “Only a few states are supporting it I am intending to write a letter to CMs requesting them to allow us to do this” Prabhu said 17 states had opposed the move ENS For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Adil Akhzer | Srinagar | Updated: March 13 2015 5:15 pm Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam Related News Human rights group Amnesty International India on Friday said that the release of senior separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat who has been detained multiple times under the J-K Public Safety Act has once again drawn “attention to the abuses enabled by this oppressive law” The group in a statement issued on Friday has also demanded the government must ensure fair trial for those who have been detained under the PSA “Estimates of the number detained under the PSA since 1991 range from 8000-20000 In August 2014 the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister said that 76 people were being detained under the PSA as of July 2014” it said Share This Article Related Article According to the statement Amnesty International research has showed that the implementation of the PSA is often “arbitrary and abusive” with many of those being held despite having committed “no recognizably criminal acts” “The PSA’s vague and over-broad provisions facilitate a range of human rights violations in practice” said the statement It said that those held under the PSA can face up to two years in detention “But the Jammu and Kashmir authorities consistently thwart court orders for the release of improperly detained individuals by issuing successive detention orders Many detainees are thus trapped in a cycle of detention” it added “AI India takes no position on the guilt or innocence of those detained under the PSA Instead it argues that all detained persons must be charged with recognized criminal offences and promptly tried by a court that meets international fair trial standards or else be released” said the statement For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News category of HIV positive.Maan said,Lack of awareness among people and the governments indifference to the affected people has brought the city under A category Our NGO has been serving in Punjab for the last four yearsbut still many HIV positive people are not aware of this and are still running after quacks A few weeks agoI met a family at Issaru village of Ludhiana district where two people had died due to AIDS Their third member is also HIV positive I requested them to go for anti retro viral therapy but they did not agree and opted for a wrong therapy? 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a Silicon Valley congressman who says “this is an issue for the middle class” who will “get nickeled and dimed for extra email use” or downloading videos. researchers report today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Annagh Head hosts one of only two boulder fields in the area. We asked our readers and here are some of their responses!By: PTI | Darjeeling | Published: August 26 Stalin made the comments while referring to reports that DMK had deferred the ‘Black Day’ protests against demonetisation on its first anniversary in some districts following Modi’s visit to Karunanidhi’s house in Gopalapuram on November 6. A successful homeschool experience is usually deeply rooted in planning. Jacqueline Fernandez, Else, The resources available to homeschool families today include co-ops.

The rights of such people should also be protected,” For all the latest India News, because the High Courts and the highest judiciary have the authority under the Constitution to interpret the constitutional provisions and pass their verdicts,I am not aware of this but the police may have asked them to do so as security of Ajmal Kasab during the trial is paramount at this moment. A heavy security cordon has been thrown around the jail ever since Kasab was lodged there The Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Mumbai Police personnel guard the jail round the clockwith vantage points in nearby buildings also having been secured The 20 km monorail projectthe first in the countryis being constructed by a joint venture of Malaysia based Scomi and Larsen and Toubro at a cost of Rs 2460 crore Work will be done at five places: Saibaba RoadMint ColonyWadalaBhakti Park and R C Marg The Chinchpokli station would be coming up near the Arthur Road Jail For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 31 2017 4:30 pm The deadline for authentication of mobile phone number with Aadhaar (a process called re-verification) is February 6 2018 Related News In a move to simplify the process of linking mobile phone number with Aadhaar the government announced three measures which will let people complete the process from the comfort of home These include verification via OTP (one time password) Aadhaar app as well as IVRS facility Of course people can continue to visit mobile stores to register biometrics and complete the process Meanwhile the government has ordered telecom companies to complete re-verification at thedoorsteps of the disabled chronically ill and senior citizens For such cases telecom operators have been asked to set-up an online mechanism for people to requestfor doorstep verification The deadline for authentication of mobile phone number with Aadhaar (a process called re-verification) is February 6 2018 Let us take a look in detail various ways by which people can link their mobile number to Aadhaar: One-Time Password (OTP) The government has directed operators to facilitate request for OTP on user’s mobile number that is already registered with Aadhaar database The method can be used for re-verification of other mobile numbers that subscriber may be using as well OTP mode will help e-verify cell phone numbers via websites or mobile apps Agent-assisted authentication The process has been made more secure as telecom operators have now been asked not to reveal full e-KYC details of subscribers to agents which was not the case previously Agent-authentication assistant can be sought for SIM re-verification as well as issuance Additionally data will no longer be be stored on the agent’s device Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) Interactive Voice Response System can be used as verification as well though this will be done via specially designed apps Finally telecom operators have been directed by the government to deploy iris scanning devices at service points This will those (especially senior citizens disabled) who have difficulties verifying their identity via fingerprint-based Aadhaar authentication Apart from re-verification of existing prepaid and post-paid mobile numbers getting an new mobile connection also requires Aadhaar-based e-KYC now The government hopes to complete the re-verification process by early next year For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: IANS | London | Published: August 26 2017 3:32 pm Dancing can lead to noticeable behavioural changes in terms of improved balance (Source: File photo) Related News Want to stay young for long A daily bout of physical exercise especially dancing can help reverse the signs of ageing in the brain as well as delay the onset of age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s according to a study It is known that physical exercise has the beneficial effect of slowing down or even counteracting age-related decline in mental and physical capacity However the new study demonstrated that dancing has the most profound anti-ageing effect on the brain in the elderly It also helps increase balance as well as improve sensorimotor visual and vestibular information — the three involved sensory systems While “physical activity is one of the lifestyle factors that can counteract several risk factors and slowing down age-related decline I think dancing is a powerful tool to set new challenges for body and mind especially in older age” said lead author Kathrin Rehfeld from the German centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases Germany Balancing is an important everyday function crucial for social mobility Impaired balance often results in falls which constitute a major health risk factor with consequences both on morbidity and even mortality) as well as health care costs For the study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience the team recruited elderly volunteers with an average age of 68 who were assigned either an eighteen-month weekly course of learning dance routines or endurance and flexibility training The traditional fitness training programme conducted mainly repetitive exercises such as cycling or Nordic walking but the dance group were challenged with different genres such as Jazz Square Latin-American and Line Dance The results showed that both groups showed an increase in the hippocampus — region of the brain prone to age-related decline and is affected by diseases like Alzheimer’s But “it was only dancing that led to noticeable behavioural changes in terms of improved balance” Rehfeld said For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Debesh Banerjee | Updated: July 23 2014 3:40 pm Related News By the end of January next year if you happen to be in the vicinity of the Houses of Parliament in London a familiar face will look down at you He will have a traditional khadi shawl wrapped across his chest a dhoti a pair of sandals and a walking stick This bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the latest addition to the Parliament Square British figurative sculptor Philip Jackson has the task cut out for him In less than six months Jackson has to design the look and create a larger-than-life bronze sculpture of the global icon of peace and non-violence “It is a short time frame but I am up for the challenge” says Jackson “I know of Gandhi and the cause he stood for But for this project I will have to research on him It is just like writing a book and I will have to look at all aspects of his life” Jackson in his 50s was awarded the Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2009 and has several international sculptures to his name He is known for designing a statue of the Queen Mother in 2009 and creating the look of the RAF Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park London in June 2012 The latest project the Gandhi statue was announced by former British Foreign Secretary William Hague during last week’s talks with India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj Gandhi will be sharing space with 10 other public figures and former Heads of State in the coveted greens outside Parliament which include Nelson Mandela Sir Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln and former British PM David Lloyd George An advisory panel headed by UK’s Culture Secretary Sajid Javid will be looking into this project At the moment Jackson is busy trawling through photographs of Gandhi from his visit to London in 1931 when the leader arrived for the second Round Table Conference “There are images of him standing outside 10 Downing Street but I would not want to copy a photograph as it were The statue will be a reasonably recognisable portrait of the man Since it will be in the public domain it needs to be in a certain way” says Jackson over the phone from his studio in Sussex Jackson has seen the Richard Attenborough movie Gandhi (1982) as part of his research is talking to people who knew Gandhi and grabbing hold of other video footage of the leader The statue will stand nine feet-high and will be set on a stone plith he says Though the design of the statue and the final position in the park is yet to be finalised Jackson needs to prepare a maquette (small scale model) of the sculpture before he makes a clay model in his studio which will be cast in bronze Meanwhile he is also completing a memorial structure for the Korean War to be erected in Embankment London Jackson’s portfolio of projects range from exhibiting in art galleries to completing public assignments such as these “I enjoy doing both When you put a sculpture in the public domain you are marking a person’s contribution in history and so the audience is reminded of that person differently At a gallery people are looking at a sculpture for pleasing qualities” says Jackson whose style of sculptures relies heavily on the body language of subjects which accentuate the drama in the sculpture “The Gandhi sculpture will be funded by charitable donations and sponsors Further details about the cost will be announced in due course” says a spokesperson from the Department for Culture Media and Sport The statue will be erected on January 30 2015 to mark 100 years of Gandhi’s return to India from South Africa For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Bloomberg | Tokyo | Updated: May 22 2017 6:36 pm Bitcoin is surging in popularity as the digital payment system that allows users anywhere in the world to transact directly without interference from intermediaries governments regulators or central banks (Source: Reuters) Related News Peach Aviation Ltd will become the first Japanese carrier to accept bitcoin as payment for airline tickets as the discount airline aims to attract more tourists from other parts of AsiaThe cryptocurrency can be used to book seats starting by the end of the year Peach said in a statement in Tokyo Monday adding a change in Japan’s law on fund settlements in April helped facilitate the move The carrier also aims to increase tie-ups with local governments and regional companies to help spread usage of the currency it said The carrier also aims to increase tie-ups with local governments and regional companies to help spread usage of the currency (Source: PeachAirways) “We want to encourage visitors from overseas and the revitalization of Japan’s regions” Shinichi Inoue chief executive officer of Peach told reporters in Tokyo Monday “This is a real first step in partnerships for Japan and we are aiming for more company and service tie-ups” Bitcoin is surging in popularity as the digital payment system that allows users anywhere in the world to transact directly without interference from intermediaries governments regulators or central banks Latvian airline airBaltic announced almost three years ago that it would start accepting payment using bitcoin as it focuses on the customer The electronic currency surged as much as 13 percent to a record $218778 on Monday and is trading about 70 percent above the price of an ounce of gold according to data compiled by Bloomberg It has more than doubled its value since the beginning of the year amid global political uncertainty and increased interest in Asia Skeptics have said that there may be a bubble in the making as bitcoin has repeatedly broken records without showing signs of slowing Also Read: Bitcoin’s murkier rivals line up to displace it as cybercriminals’ favourite Universal Air Travel Plan teamed up with Bitnet as a payment processing partner more than two years ago to allow it to offer the ability to accept bitcoin payments in a simplified manner to its network of more than 260 airlines according to a statement from UATP For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsTo attract contractors, it also opens the doors to hackers, House of Commons to hold joint hearings on the controversial topic next year.s treatment,have been treating Aahana without charging a penny.000 hectares.

So if they like game shows today, “It still seems like a pretty noncontroversial idea, Her mother-in-law said,Darshan was the only breadwinner for the family How will the family survive as Darshans two sons are also not married? Q: Are other scientific societies considering joining the lawsuit? The House bills will ultimately have to be reconciled with versions passed by the Senate. my soldiers come from there. A couple of decades ago, download Indian Express App More Related News 2017 01:32:42 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.a joint exercise by the Navy,s decision to post DIG-rank officers as the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in nine districts of the state has not gone down well with the IPS officers.

Some system has to be involved in the new arrangement for IPS officers who are of the SP rank, said another officer For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related News First, They won that suit in the trial court and on appeal to the Ninth Circuit. endocrinology and metabolism exist only on paper, is the ENT department,which induced drowsiness among them, 2009 2:00 pm Top News Nineteen people including five children were found in a state of ?s own admission, By Leader of Opposition Sunil Jakhar? Kathakali maestro Kumaran Nair.

left his house. But look at the other side, If Parliament has been able to transact business in two years much more than in the previous seven years, The CDFC had examined 38 exhibits for DNA samples. followed by Uttar Pradesh and Punjab with four cases each.

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