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The estranged couple, Rocky Yadav, Hapur, has since lapsed without the core fiscal targets being achieved.998 crore in 2009-2010 to Rs 3, "India’s rise can be defined as HOPE — Harmony, wearing a ‘Madiba’ shirt identified with anti- apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, I have never seen a wicket dried with coals before. he said,non-statute?though) Its offices are hosted in Grillos blog and its local units were formed by the blogs readerswho voluntarily began to organise activities related to the five issues represented by the five stars public watersustainable mobilitydevelopmentconnectivity and environment Each unit deals with local issues and forges links between society and local institutions Campaigns and activities are then shared online through the blogthus stimulating the formation of new unitsthe circulation of ideas and the emergence of creative solutions to a number of everyday problems These ideas have been sometimes translated into concrete policies by the first representatives of the movement elected to local councils since 2010 Howeverthe most important issue that explains a lot of the movements success is the fight against corruption and the promise to send home the existing political class The contrast between the declining economic situation of a sizeable part of Italys middle class in the wake of the austerity measures taken by the government in the last year and the incapability of the political class to take even small symbolic action to curb its inordinately long list of benefits including the highest salaries in Europefree telephones and transportationand the richest pension scheme in the world all kindly offered by taxpayers-electorswho in turn saw their pensions curbed salaries frozen and the price of gas increasenot to mention abysmally high rates of unemployment was unbearable to a sizeable part of the electorate The anger that brought thousands of people to the streets in Greece and Spain was successfully transformed into electoral capital in an unconventional no representative of the movement ever showed up on TV but effective campaign that promised to revolutionise the very idea of politics in the country Its MPs are different from the classic image of politicians They are young (37 years old on averageas against 55 in the previous legislature)highly educated (88 per cent are graduates) andmost importantlynone of them has ever served as an MP They are studentsnursessmall entrepreneurscommon people They will voluntarily renounce up to 50 per cent of their salary The money saved will be used to finance various kinds of activities modelled on Five Star representatives in Sicilys legislative assemblywhere the party created a fund for micro-credit to small local enterprises The movement is promoting a completely new idea of democratic representation Firstall candidates were chosen by movement activists through primary elections held online rather than by the partys high command Secondthe MPs do not see themselves as peoples representativesbut rather as their spokespersons Elected members will subject all important policy decisions to online referenda and will explain and justify all votes in parliament through daily broadcasts on YouTube Thirdall MPs will be allowed to contest elections only once and they will propose a bill to make ineligible whoever has served for more than two legislatures There was little else the exhausted Italian electorate needed to hear The challengenowis to turn from a protest movement into a governing party Important shortcomings in terms of internal democracy and Grillos absolute power in terms of non-appealable sanctions (expulsions) might constitute a serious constraint in the political arena The genesis of the movement was the 2007 V-day V for vendettaV for vaffanculo (an Italian expletive) which was attended by many citizens By unhinging the Italian political systemit seems they have had their vendetta Now it is time to stop saying vaffanculo and rule the country Diego Maiorano is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of LiegeBelgium For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Published: June 23 2017 1:21 am /the Deputy Chairman shall assume the duties of Chairman Shashank Manohar when he s unable to fulfil his duties (Source: PTI File) Top News At the recently concluded ICC Annual Conference some key decisions were taken pertaining to the BCCI’ revenues and the appointment of a Deputy Chairman Interestingly the Deputy Chairman shall assume the duties of Chairman Shashank Manohar when he is unable to fulfil his duties Apart from that a call was also taken on the recruitment of a Female Independent Director with full voting rights Here are some of the key points of the meeting: BCCI gets USD 405 million from revenues — highest among full members with 228 percent share Appointment of a Deputy Chairman who shall assume the duties of Chairman Shashank Manohar when he is unable to fulfil his duties Female Independent Director with full voting rights will be recruited to the ICC Board Affiliate Membership has now been removed Only Full and Associate Membership remain All previously categorised Affiliate Members will now become Associate Members Every Board Member – including Full Member and Associate Member Directors as well as the Independent Chairman and Independent Director – will each have equal votes A 2/3rd majority necessary for a resolution to be approved In future the Chairman of the Associate Members (who comprises one of the three Associate Member Directors) will also be required to be independent of any Member Board The ICC Full Council also voted unanimously to expel USACA following a Board recommendation in April For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsIslamabad: Afghan Taliban have released the crew members of a Pakistani helicopter which crash landed in Afghanistan last week officials said on Saturday An MI-17 transport helicopter was on its way to Russia for maintenance when it crash landed on 4 August in a Taliban controlled area of Logar province The rebels made the crew members as hostages Representational image An official said that local tribal elders were tasked to release the captives and after successful negotiation the Taliban released the crew "All crew members were handed over to Pakistani in Kurram tribal region" an official said He refused to give further details Several private channels also reported that the crew was released and already in Pakistan There has been confusion about exact numbers of the captives as initially Punjab government which owned the chopper said that six Pakistanis and one Russian were on board while officials of the federal government said there were only six crew members Taliban did not formally confirm the capturing or release of the crew By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: August 1 2015 4:21 pm Critically acclaimed actress Konkona Sen Sharma says her “middle-of-the-road” sensibilities on movies come from the fact that as a child she was not allowed to watch commercial entertainers either in Hindi or her Bengali Related News Critically acclaimed actress Konkona Sen Sharma says her “middle-of-the-road” sensibilities on movies come from the fact that as a child she was not allowed to watch commercial entertainers either in Hindi or her Bengali The daughter of celebrated filmmaker Aparna Sen Konkona told IANS: “I did not really grow up watching commercial Hindi films or Bengali films My mother did not allow me to watch it So I have always watched different kind of films and my sensibilities lie with I think more middle-of-the-road sensible kind of cinema anyway “So that I think reflects in my films as well” Konkana who has impressed cinema-goers with her low-on-glamour and high-on-performance roles in movies like “15 Park Avenue” “Mr and Mrs Iyer” “Omkara” “Page 3” and “Wake Up Sid” will next be seen in “Gour Hari Dastaan – The Freedom File” Share This Article Related Article A biopic on freedom fighter Gour Hari Das the movie will see Konkona portraying the role of Lakshmi Das the wife of Gour Hari Das “It was quite a challenge” she said and added: “Lakshmi Das is double my age she has been a loyal supporting wife especially when people were not believing Das-ji ridiculed him thinking that he was a fraud…the building society people the government of course was not supportive of him…she has always been a loyal supporter” Getting into the character was not so difficult for Konkana because “the script was very well written” and since the team had met the real life people on whom the film is based “We interacted with them they even came to the sets so one got a feel of the characters It was like the script was coming alive…it was also very well-researched” Also shooting with a cast of National Film Award winners was “great” for her “It is a great cast so shooting was fun Vinay (Pathak) Ranvir (Shorey) Saurabh Shukla Tannishtha (Chatterjee)…one knew the people since we have worked together before and known each other socially otherwise so it was fun” “Gour Hari Dastaan – The Freedom File” was screened at London Indian Film festival New York Indian Film Festival Venice Film Festival and has already won an award at Extravagant India Film Festival in Paris How important and effective is the ‘international return stamp’ for a film’s publicity “To a certain extent the international return stamp does work After all these films are niche films… after all neither do they have the budget to do the marketing in such way that it reaches everybody and have very little publicity “Many people don’t know about it they don’t have that many shows so film festivals do help in terms of publicity That way people across the world get to watch such films It is great for such films which don’t have much funds to begin with” Konkona said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: September 8 2016 7:56 pm Andrei Fomochkin was hailed as a hero by both Russian and Belarusian officials (Source: AP) Top News A member of the Belarus delegation who carried a Russian flag at the Paralympic opening ceremony to support his country’s near-neighbor that is banned from the competition was stripped of his accreditation the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Thursday The man identified by Russian media as Andrei Fomochkin director of the Republican Centre of Olympic training for Athletics in Belarus was hailed as a hero by both Russian and Belarusian officials But his action fell foul of the IPC’s ban on political gestures “The IPC will be speaking to NPC Belarus this morning to remind them that political protests are forbidden at the Paralympic Games” the IPC said in a statement adding that the individual had been identified and his accreditation canceled The statement did not name the person In Russia where the ban for state-sponsored sports doping has been fiercely contested there was high praise for Fomochkin “A hero has appeared today amongst us” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Interfax news agency “(He) showed solidarity with people who were disgracefully treated in an inhumane way in not being allowed to compete at the Paralympics” Zakharova added Russia’s Paralympic Committee head Vladimir Lukin enthused: “During this difficult period he remembered us… It’s great that the Belarusians thought about the closest country to them about Russia We won’t forget this” In Belarus the Foreign Ministry also commended Fomochkin “This was the right thing Our sportsman acted in a serious manly and friendly way” the Ministry’s press secretary Dmitri Mironchik told RIA Novosti “If we need to answer for these gestures then we will answer” he added For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Ardhra Nair | New Delhi | Published: August 3 2012 3:18 am Related News A special enclosure in the courtyard of Tihar Jail was abuzz with a range of emotions as families of nearly 4500 inmates thronged the prison to celebrate Raksha Bandhan on Thursday The jail authorities implemented a unique advance booking system.

manner" by the Chief Minister. emerging as one of their key players but then spending last season on loan at Sevilla.We met in the Congregation as voluntary workers in 2002.known for his satire,in what seems to be a fashion boutique. compared with 12 crore in July 2014. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: July 2, has died at the age of 39.Ellis’ manager Emily Gerson Saines confirmed the actor’s death on Saturday The Hollywood Reporter which was first to report Ellis’ death quoted her as saying the actor died from complications of heart failure The Illinois-born actor who studied at Juilliard played the role of Lafayette a gay short order cook on the HBO drama from 2008 to 2014 and more recently appeared in the CBS detective series Elementary He also was a playwright and a stage director Ellis appeared as Martin Luther King Jr in Lee Daniels’ The Butler and as singer Bobby Byrd in the James Brown biopic Get On Up He also appeared in The Help and his cast-mate Octavia Spencer mourned his death on Instagram My heart breaks for his kids and family the actor wrote On Twitter some fans posted one of his more famous scenes as Lafayette where the character marches out of the kitchen to confront some bigoted diners HBO released a statement saying the network was extremely saddened by Ellis’ death “Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood” the statement read “Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO” True Blood creator Alan Ball called Ellis “a singular talent whose creativity never ceased to amaze me Working with him was a privilege” In a 2012 TV interview in Chicago Ellis recalled that it took four auditions for him to nail the role of Lafayette At first he said he was playing the role as a caricature and was told to “go back to the drawing board and figure it out” He then began to channel his mother “Once I started to act like my Mama my fourth audition I got the part” he had said Born in Harvey Illinois Ellis attended Thornridge High School where he credited teachers with instilling the craft of theater in him He later attended Juilliard in New York City For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Hyderabad | Published: August 19 2012 3:37 am Related News Conjuring up mere statistics will certainly be the worst way to judge and analyse the calibre and utility of VVS Laxman as his contribution to Indian cricket for the past decade and half goes beyond that As the Very Very Special man walks into the sunset of his illustrious careerit wont be a wonderful after life for Indias next batch of Test aspirants as the bar that has been set by the Hyderabadi stylist is pretty high The 37-year-old Laxman was never dubbed a genius like Sachin Tendulkar neither did he possess the swagger of Virender Sehwag or the doggedness of a certain Rahul Dravidyet he will forever remain one of the all-time greats of Indian cricket Laxman was the touch artistone can never forget The suppleness of his wrists as he played a delivery well outside his off-stump through the mid-wicket is something that a generation of cricket lovers have learned to adore Laxmanwho announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate efffectplayed 134 Testsamassing 8781 runs at an average of 4597 He scored 17 centuries and 56 half centuriesmany of which have gone a long way in helping India save or win a Test match He played in 86 ODIs for an aggregate of 2338 and average of 3076 in the shorter format which was not his forte His 281 against Australia at the Eden Gardens is a stuff of legends and that majestic knock has now become a part of cricketing folklore Those who were present at the Eden Gardens on March 142001would vouch that one may not have ever seen someone repeatedly play the inside-out shot through the covers off Shane Warne with such ferocity and yet make it look so simple The Australian teams over the years have had the highest regard for Tendulkar but it has never been any less for Laxmanwho has played some amazing knocks against them over the years Dravid bond Laxmans 148 at Adelaide in 2003-04 series came at a crucial juncture and his partnership with Rahul Dravid kept Indias challenge alive and the team finally went one up in that Test series A teamman to the corethe smiling Hyderabadi was ever ready to stand up and be counted whenever the Indian team needed him He was never a natural opener but yet he performed the duties against a lot of Test teams with admirable sincerity Some of his best knocks came at No 3 yet his batting order always remained flexible something he never complained about He scored 17 centuries in 134 Tests but what figures dont point out is that he also scored 56 half centuriesmany of which were significant in the final outcome Two such innings came late in his career where he gave a lesson or two on how to bat with tail-enders The first one was an unbeaten 73 against Australia at Mohali in October2010 Chasing 216India were 124 for eight as Laxman added 81 runs with Ishant Sharma and then batted for good 20 nerve-wracking minutes with No 11 Pragyan Ojha to win the Test match for India He was in acute pain fighting back spasms He was getting medical attention from the physio after each and every over but he continued like a man possessed The most endearing sight of that match was an agitated Laxman shouting at his statemate Ojha as the latter nearly got run-out trying to steal a non-existent single It was something that was not associated with a man like Laxman who was always grace personified even when off the field as much as he was on it The second one was an innings of 96 at Durbancouple of months after the Mohali knock India were 0-1 down in the Test series and it was a knock played in the third innings of a match Again it was 148 for sevenwhen Zaheer Khan joined Laxman as he took India to a score from where it was difficult Big miss the Cup Running between the wickets was never Laxmans forte and his fielding was always under scanner even though he was as safe at slips as someone like Dravid Yetit was sheer joy to watch him as he had the talent to do the unthinkable at times That is what separated Laxman from a bunch of ordinary international cricketers The only glitch that will remain in his career will be the failure of not being able to make it to the 1999 and 2003 World Cup squads Blame the Indian cricket set-up which saw a player of his calibre represent the country in only 86 ODIs His best chance to make it to the World Cup probably was in 2003 but Dinesh Mongia was given a nod ahead of Laxman Till datethe erstwhile skipper Sourav Ganguly has failed to substantiate why VVS didnt make it to the squad ProbablyLaxman was the finest cricketer of his generation never to have played a World Cup For his thousands of fanshe will always have a special place in their hearts as it will be near impossible to replicate that kind of artistry and the silken touch For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: April 10 2013 1:59 am Related News Khalid Jamil’s boys take on the Kolkata giants in a rescheduled 14th round I-League tie An upbeat Mohun Bagan will look to continue their winning run when they take on Mumbai FC in a rescheduled 14th round match of the I-League at the Kalyani Stadium on Wednesday Bagan thrashed Sporting Clube de Goa 5-1 in an away match in the previous round as the success of Odafa Okolie and Tolgay Ozbey – who scored a hat-trick and twice respectively two days ago – is doubling the confidence of their Moroccan coach Karim Bencherifa “They always had good understanding and that has been proved once again” Bencherifa said about the two strikers Bagan have won two out of two — Dempo and SCG — in as many outings as they look confident to avoid relegation “But we have to keep working hard as we are yet to be safely out of the relegation zone” Bencherifa said “Our objective will be to clear out of the relegation zone and to realise that we need more good wins” the coach said Baganwho were penalised and docked off their points earned in the first 10 roundsare placed 13th with 16 points from 19 matches while Mumbai FC are sixth with 30 points from 22 rounds Mumbai FC beat Air India in the previous round after a spate of losses and draws and coach Khalid Jamil is banking on the latest success of his team to come good against Bagan tomorrow “Bagan have the home advantage and are a strong side but we hope to continue with the momentum and give a good fight to our opponents” Mumbai FC coach Jamil said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsManchester:Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side would have beaten Everton on Tuesday instead of drawing 1-1 had video technology been in use for the game Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw a 71st-minute equaliser ruled out for offside with replays suggesting he may have been onside before he headed the ball past Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles He eventually did level with a stoppage-time penalty cancelling out Phil Jagielka’s 22nd-minute opener but Mourinhosaid United had been denied victory unjustly Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Reuters "With the VAR (video assistant referee) we win this game 2-1 because it’s not an offside" Mourinho told BT Sport at Old Trafford "But it’s a difficult one for the linesman I’m not critical of the linesman I just say when the VAR comes it will help everyone especially the linesmen and referees" Video technology which enables officials to overturn match-changing decisions after consulting video replays is currently being trialled internationally but is not in use in the Premier League Ibrahimovic’s 94th-minute penalty after Ashley Williams was sent off for handling substitute Luke Shaw’s goal-bound shot extended United’s unbeaten run to 20 league games But it was their ninth home draw of the campaign and left them four points adrift of Manchester City who occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth "The performance was not very good" said Mourinho whose side drew 0-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday "The spirit in the second half was phenomenal with some players really in trouble "Some by the physical point of view some others clearly with theconfidence level low and difficult to perform better But they fought until the last second" By: Reuters | London | Published: November 25 2016 9:00 pm After collecting 13 out of 15 points in their opening five fixtures Everton have taken just six from their last 7 matches Top News Former Everton striker Tony Cottee has urged the fans to be patient with manager Ronald Koeman as the team continue to suffer a dip in form The Dutch manager returns to Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium for the first time on Sunday as Everton look for their first victory on the road since the 3-0 win over Sunderland back in September “It was always going to take a while for Koeman to get his ideas across They’ve been used to playing the (Roberto) Martinez way and a lot of the players have been at the club for a long time” Cottee told Reuters “I think he will get it right at Everton The fans have got to be patient and allow him to develop the club bring in some new exciting players and then I think we’ll see them pushing on “As long as the Evertonians see some sort of progress then they’ll be patient After the start they made to the season everyone got a bit excited But the main word here is patience” After collecting 13 out of 15 points in their opening five Premier League fixtures this season Everton have taken just six from their last seven matches Cottee who moved to Goodison Park in 1988 from his boyhood club West Ham United believes the sluggish 1-1 home draw with bottom side Swansea last weekend had left the Merseyside club with an uphill struggle “Everton have had a great start to the season and their form has tailed off a little bit since They need to start picking up results” he said “When you don’t win your home games it puts a big pressure on the away matches” added the 51-year-old television pundit “I’d like to think there were lessons learned in the heavy defeat to Chelsea “It’s a big game for Everton and they need to go down to Southampton and perform They should be pushing for a Europa League position come the end of the season” UNCERTAIN FUTURE Striker Romelu Lukaku whose future at Goodison has been the subject of media speculation has scored seven league goals this season and Cottee thinks seventh-placed Everton rely too heavily on the Belgian forward “I’ve always felt that Lukaku has been isolated over the last couple of years he has been at Everton and there has been a bit too much responsibility on his shoulders” Cottee said “I think Ross Barkley is the key player at the weekend If they can get him in-form and supplying service for Lukaku then I think Everton will pick up” Koeman guided Southampton to sixth place last season – their highest finish and points total in Premier League history – but received criticism for his decision to join Everton “It’s going to be interesting for Koeman isn’t it He did a good job at Southampton and I am sure they were disappointed that he moved on as they would have been with (Mauricio) Pochettino before that” said Cottee who scored 99 goals in 205 appearances for Everton “Southampton is a fantastic club They seem to get rid of their best players and get rid of their best managers and they still seem to do so well I think Koeman will get a little bit of stick That’s just the way it is in football” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: August 8 2015 1:09 pm Bosses at the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico have commissioned a production called The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (Source: Reuters) Related News An opera based on the life of Apple Founder Steve Jobs is in the works Bosses at the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico have commissioned a production called The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs which will focus on the late tech mogul’s career as well as his relations with his wife parents and daughter reported The Los Angeles Times A statement released by the opera company reveals the show “starts at a moment in Jobs’ life when he must face his own mortality and circles back to the events and people in his past that shaped and inspired him” Share This Article Related Article The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs is slated to debut in 2017 Jobs died in 2011 following a battle with pancreatic cancer For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MANASI PHADKE | Mumbai | Published: December 3 2013 12:14 am Related News Nearly a year after the city police surveyed the Bandra-Worli sea link and suggested measures to enhance securitythe Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has proposed to install almost 80 surveillance cameras of three different types to secure the structure The MSRDCwhich has already submitted a proposal to this effect to the policewill meet senior officers on Tuesday to finalise the specifications of the close-circuit television cameras to be installeda senior official said Madhukar Pandeyadditional commissioner of policewho heads the protection and security departmentsaid? 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