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PTI Related News A row over alleged eve-teasing in Colonelganj area of Allahabad late Sunday turned violent with youths resorting to stone-pelting in a market.Following an FIR lodged by shopkeepers two persons have been taken in custody under preventive sections Police said some youngsters reportedly belonging to Holland Hall Hostel of Allahabad University had entered into an argument at a wedding in Buchadkhana area Sources said the youths had allegedly indulged in eve-teasing at the function There they were reportedly beaten up Following this the youths returned to the hostel and after gathering their friends reached the nearby Katra market and began pelting stones at shops This led shopkeepers to down their shutters When the students did not stop several shopkeepers gathered at the spot and tried to chase them away The students then exploded some crude bombs and also damaged a couple of vehicles Police subsequently reached the spot and used mild force to disperse the youths who then went to the Holland Hall hostel Circle Officer (Colonelganj) Virendra Kumar said: “Two students who were picked from the spot were booked under preventive sections and sent to jail The shopkeepers have lodged an FIR on the basis of which we are trying to identify the students allegedly involved in the violence Legal action will be taken accordingly We are scanning the footage available to identify them” “It started from a fight at a wedding in Buchadkhana area Most of the students were reported to be from Holland Hostel The situation was brought under control in about an hour’s time” said Colonelganj Inspector Siddharth Tomar On November 25 major violence had broken out in Salori in Colonelganj area as youths had protested against increase in rent Police had used force to bring situation under control and had arrested 62 people For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: December 30 2015 6:17 pm Ashmit Patel said it is his and partner Mahek Chehal’s “commitment to each other” that they are still part of the show “ Related News He’s down with a bout of typhoid but that didn’t deter actor Ashmit Patel from continuing his test of love on “Power Couple” with his partner Mahek Chehal He says his ladylove is taking great care of him Ashmit had high fever and the doctors advised him complete rest Still he decided to participate in the tasks for the reality show where celebrity couples test their compatibility “I was down with extremely high fever as was shown in the past week’s episodes and the doctors had to be called in Even Arbaaz (co-host Arbaaz Khan) came to check on me It took a few days to diagnose exactly and it was later detected that I had typhoid” Ashmit said in a statement “The makers gave me an option to return to Mumbai see my family doctors and then come back on the show once I was completely recovered But I decided to stay and continue with the tasks I lost 3-4 kg of muscle weight but I had Mahek by my side and she really took great care of me and gave me strength to continue” he added The show is being shot in the picturesque environs of Goa Ashmit said it is their “commitment to each other” that they are still part of the show “even though the tasks were very strenuous to perform” “I am back on my feet now and well on the road to recovery to take on the New Year with renewed strength and vigour” he said Apart from Ashmit and Mahek the Sony Entertainment Television show also features celebritites like Naved Jaffrey-Sayeeda Apoorva Agnihotri-Shilpa Saklani Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh Delnaaz Irani-Percy Karkaria Salil Ankola-Ria Banerjee Shawar Ali-Marsela and Rahul Dev-Mugdha Godse Co-hosted by actor-producer Arbaaz and his actress wife Malaika Arora Khan “Power Couple” showcases the couples undergoing different tasks which test them mentally and physically For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIf you listen very carefully you just might be able to hear the sound of hundreds of BCCI and state cricket association officials whimpering all over the country That’s because the Justice Lodha Committee report takes a sledgehammer to the cricket board’s formerly impregnable fortress and would replace it with one of the most progressive and equitable sports governing bodies in the world The Committee has rightly paid no heed to history precedent or person in its recommendations saying so in remarkably direct terms Justice RM Lodha reading out the report with BCCI reforms PTI “At a time when the nation’s highest court has been compelled to find that the game has fallen into disrepute only extraordinary steps will bring it back from this chasm We are conscious that some of our proposals may evoke varied responses but the collective conscience of this Committee is clear that tough measures are called for to restore Indian cricket to its pinnacle of glory" “Individual interest will have to be sacrificed for the sake of the institution and no exigency of convenience or convention shall stand in the way of a whole scale structural overhaul” The result is a set of proposals that hit all the right notes and leave no aspect of Indian cricket untouched The Committee hasn’t simply looked at the way the board functions it has looked at the way the sport is governed and played in the country and decided audaciously but rightly that it all had to be shook up If I said I saw this day coming I’d be lying The Committee has of course proposed a completely new governing structure for BCCI in order to create space for professional management and to prevent any one individual from dominating the board as former president N Srinivasan did Separating the cricket functions from administrative functions and the IPL from everything else are further common sense proposals that would make BCCI officials look silly if they were to oppose them Among the more cheer-worthy proposals is the creation of a player’s association something Indian cricket has desperately needed to bring balance to the relationship between administrators and players The BCCI has overtly and covertly prevented such an association from rising in the past thereby making it difficult for the players to speak with one voice Not only would an association allow the players to bargain collectively in order to secure the best commercial terms for the players it would also get to nominate members to the Apex Council including one female member giving the players representation in BCCI decisions This had been a huge glaring hole in the way the board has operated so far The BCCI is also a sexist organistion in many respects – it is run entirely by men – and having a woman on the Apex Council would be a historic first step to changing that (though much much more would need to be done to completely transform it of course) There are two other heavy-hitting recommendations that warrant mentioning The first is that since the matter is currently sub judice before the Madras High Court the Committee has recommended “that the legislature must seriously consider bringing BCCI within the purview of the RTI Act” While this would have obvious benefits unfortunately shielding themselves from the glare of the RTI Act has been a priority for BCCI officials a number of whom are politicians with considerable influence in the corridors of power Getting them to vote against their own self-interest is extremely unlikely The other is the clause that would prevent a minister or government servant from becoming a BCCI office bearer Too often political power has often been a crucial determinant in cricket body elections and patronage a key bargaining chip Cricket has also often been used as a platform for politicians to gain a national profile or burnish one For example in the Great Tamasha Sharad Pawar tells author James Astill that “I take half an hour a day on telephone or internet for ICC work That’s easy enough And when I was BCCI president one full day in a month mostly on telephone giving instructions” Now imagine Sepp Blatter (ignoring for the moment his ban) saying he needed just 30 minutes a day to run FIFA or Thomas Bach saying that about the IOC and you get the idea Removing ministers and government servants from the game would allow others with possibly more genuine interest the will to improve the game and the capability to do so to be part of the system Now the Lodha Committee recommendations are not binding on the BCCI That decision falls to the Supreme Court My hope is they will say yes To everything And then the real celebrating can begin The Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act will be applied across the state. It was the final blow in a disastrous showing for the U.

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d lost his son. Paired with the top heroes of that era,attack WATCH VIDEO |? Suryakumar Yadav was hauled over the coals for his unruly behaviour with some teammates and also lost his captaincy, almost meditative zones. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Arpita Aggarwal ,with a sketch book in his hand, At the end of the match,Ronaldomade a fan who ran onto the pitch happy by allowing him to take a selfie before the man was bundled away by security guards Nani had hit a post before three-time World Player of the YearRonaldowas left shaking his head in disbelief as he smacked the ball against the base of the post after he had been fouled by Martin Hinteregger Portugal need to beat Hungary in the impressive Stade de Lyon on Wednesday to be sure of qualifying from a group that they had been expected to dominate Hungary playing in their first international tournament since the 1986 World Cup needed an own goal from Iceland’s Birkir Savarsson in the dying seconds to rescue a 1-1 draw in Marseille The result keeps both teams’ hopes alive of a place in the knockout round A first-half penalty by Gylfi Sigurdsson put Iceland on course for their own fairytale win But the European Championship newcomers succumbed to waves of Hungarian pressure With 88 minutes gone substitute Nemanja Nikolic sent a low ball into the area and the onrushing Savarsson directed the ball into his own net "It feels like a loss we were so close we were going for the three points but we failed to finish the game off" said man of the match Iceland striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson Iceland fans were involved in ugly clashes at the Stade Velodrome as match stewards tried to stop them crossing a fence to join their fellow supporters UEFA meanwhile started disciplinary proceedings against Croatia and Turkey for flare-throwing incidents in matches Friday Dubai: Batting great Rahul Dravid has been named in ICC’s newly appointed Anti-Corruption Oversight Group as part of the recommendation from its Integrity Working Party of the parent body File photo of Rahul Dravid AFP "The oversight group will include the Chairman of the Executive Committee (under whose area of responsibility this function rests) and will also include former India captain Rahul Dravid legal expert Louis Weston and independent anti-corruption advisor John Abbott who was the Chairman of the Integrity Working Party The Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Unit Sir Ronnie Flanagan and ICC Chief Executive David Richardson will also be ex-officio members of the group" said the ICC in a statement Dravid is currently coaching the Indian team in the ongoing U-19 World Cup which is being held in Bangladesh "The oversight group will meet once a year to review and provide independent input into the strategy adopted by the sport to tackle corruption and its implementation and to offer its advice and guidance to the Chairman of the ACU where required" the statement added PTI London: Bournemouth signed Bosnia goalkeeper Asmir Begovic from Premier League champions Chelsea in a reported 10 million deal on Tuesday Begovic spent most of his two years with Chelsea as the back up to Thibaut Courtois and he has left Stamford Bridge in search of regular first-team action File image of Asmir Begovic Reuters The 29-year-old is likely to get his wish with Eddie Howe’s Premier League side after signing a "long-term deal" It will be Begovic’s second spell with Bournemouth as he made eight appearances for the club while on loan from Portsmouth in 2007 "Bournemouth is an exciting ambitious club which has everything in place for a very bright future" Begovic told the club’s website "Being part of a title-winning team at Chelsea was amazing but I felt now was the right time to move on because I want to be playing regular football "I am coming into an important part of my career and I want to show people what I am capable of "When I spoke to Eddie Howe I knew Bournemouth was the right club for me and I want to bring my experience to the squad both on and off the pitch" Begovic who joined Chelsea from Stoke in 2015 has won 56 caps for Bosnia and featured at the 2014 World Cup He made 33 appearances for Chelsea including eight for Antonio Conte’s team this season Ranchi: He believes that his game thrives well in pressure situations and Hardik Pandya does not have to look too far as he has both Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli for "inspiration" File image of Hardik Pandya AFP "There’s a lot to learn when both (Kohli and Dhoni) of them bat Their batting running between wickets inspire us It’s at another level It’s fun to watch them bat together" Pandya paid glowing tributes to his seniors on the eve of their fourth ODI against New Zealand in Ranchi A 151-run match-winning partnership between Dhoni (80) and Kohli (154 not out) set up their seven-wicket win in Mohali as India will look to seal the issue in the five-match rubber at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association Stadium Complex here tomorrow Dhoni looks to have regained his destructive form after promoting him to number four and Pandya said it’s exciting time for Team India "It shows positive intent I enjoyed his (Dhoni) batting As batsman whatever number I bat at we should play according to situation It’s a job for everyone It gives us confidence for someone who bats lower down the order It’s pretty good" While he is enjoying Dhoni’s approach to batsmanship after the skipper promoted himself up the order the young all-rounder is game about batting at any No which the team management wants him to "I’m pretty ready for everything whatever overs I get" Pandya returned with impressive 3/31 in India’s six-wicket win against New Zealand in Dharamasala to be adjudged man-of-the-match in his debut ODI The youngster said he’s fitter and stronger now "I was putting the same effort but I’ve worked a bit more on my fitness I’m stronger now" Pandya nearly pulled off a thrilling chase but went out for 36 from 32 balls after being done in by Trent Boult in angled short delivery in the second ODI in Delhi "Well I’ve played that shot before it was just not my day I will try not repeat that and learn from mistakes and experience certainly plays a key role" Asked whether the team was affected by over dependency on Kohli he said: "When Virat is in full flow it boosts the confidence He is a high impact player so obviously it creates pressure when he gets out cheaply and the team has to start building (the innings) again Generally he scores for the team But as a cricketer we are ready for any situation" Pandya further hailed Kedar Jadhav for giving important breakthroughs with his part-time off-spin "It helps a lot coming as sixth bowler he’s certainly making a difference Winning is important but we are taking match by match and not thinking too far ahead on the result of the series" "New Zealand are a dangerous side in limited overs We will have to adjust according to the situation By: Express News Service | Viramgam | Published: January 28 2016 3:17 am Related News On a day when Gujarat got a new all-weather private freight terminal (PFT) near Ahmedabad MoS for Railways Manoj Sinha ahead of the Rail Budget said the Centre is planning to build 500 such PFTs in the three years “Of the total revenue of the Indian Railways 68 per cent comes from freight Such projects will help increase the revenue and improve the financial condition of the Railways” said Sinha Wednesday while talking to mediapersons after inaugurating a PFT at Sachana located about 50 km from Ahmedabad “The Indian Railways have so far set up 27 PFTs and in the next three years we will be building 500 such terminals on PPP (public-private-partnership) mode This will help push social and economic growth in the country” the minister said The PFT at Sachana has been built by Continental Warehousing Corporation (NhavaSeva) Ltd and is expected to serve industries located in a 100-150 km radius including those in Sanand Kadi and nearby industrial zones Officials of CWCNSL refused to divulge the investment made in setting up the project “This terminal will cut transportation costs for industries located in a 100-150 km radius by 10 per cent” the minister added The facility will be able to handle 125-130 trains a month and has warehouses spread over five lakh square feet The terminal will also house an inland container depot that will have a capacity of 5000 TEUs (twenty-feet equivalent unit) Rail Budget allocation to Gujarat He also pointed out that the Narendra Modi-government had allocated over Rs 3000 crore worth of Railway projects to Gujarat in the last Railway Budget “Every year Rs 700-800 crore worth of projects used to be allocated to Gujarat In the last budget the current government allocated over Rs 3000 crore Such a sum has never been given to Gujarat in the last 10 years” Sinha said Decongesting Conceding that “running trains on time” was turning out to be a “challenge” for the Indian Railways Sinha said “de-congesting” the railway network was the biggest priority of the Modi government “Currently there are around 492 sectors where the Railways is operating at over 100 per cent capacity This means that in place of running 100 trains we are operating 140-150 trains This has been done to quickly de-congest the railway network” the minister said For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: December 10 2015 5:02 pm Divyanka Tripathi recently shot a “risky” sequence for the popular show “Yeh Hai Mohabbatein” Related News Actress Divyanka Tripathi who says she is a mountaineer says she is happy to keep her “adventurous passion going” even while doing a daily soap She recently shot a “risky” sequence for the popular show “Yeh Hai Mohabbatein” The last few episodes of the show featured Ashok (Sangram Singh) trying to kill Raman (Karan Patel) while Ishita was seen saving her husband The sequence was shot in a real location in Mumbai near mountain areas and both Karan and Divyanka decided to do it on their own “I feel blessed to keep my adventurous passion at peak while doing a daily soap The most difficult part was to look stressed out and scared but honestly I enjoyed it” Divyanka said in a statement “Not many know that I’m a mountaineer and my love for adventure will never die I’m also a gold medallist in rifle-shooting so I’m always up for any kind of adventure “With daily soap I had lost touch with sports and thrill in life but I’m glad that being a normal ‘bahu’ I also get to do such stunts in the show so I’m happy that I’m in constant touch with both my passions — acting and adventure” she added “Yeh Hai Mohabbatein” which airs on Star Plus also features Anita Hassanandani and Ruhanika Dhawan For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Seema Chishti | Published: September 17 2009 4:58 am Related News Marie Antoinettes exhortation to hungry French peasants to eat cake as there was no bread is too trite to be brought up again But it is a tempting clichéas urging people to eat cake caused the monarchical cookie to crumble and wasin partresponsible for ushering in the Revolution The Palace of Versailles outside Paris is still a shining example of how rulers should not live And certainly not elected ones It is perhaps an indicator of how far removed our leaders in India today are from the aam citizen that Austerity is threatening to become a bit of a farce A historical recap should put the current debate in a better perspective Several people still wonder why a well-dressed Bar-at-Law like Mahatma Gandhi shed his western togs for a loincloth and acquired an obsession with khadi In fact Shashi Tharoorin his excellent book NehruThe Invention of Indiadisplays a very lucid understanding of the Mahatmas magic when he writes of how? as the surprise Group F leaders with a game to play. 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