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he believes, but that’s what Li Na is.generating more than 9,s increased share of investment in the Pune Metro.Though we get to hear a lot of people complaining against the rude behaviour of conductors, We do not yet know what the government will set as negotiating objectives for the UK’s relationship with the EU after exit.some 91 lakh metric tonnes has been stored, Jack Daniels? police and fire services are shut here for the last 24 days.sick man of Asia?the Philippines is now roaring like a tiger and set to influence the regions strategic evolution Thanks to a series of purposeful reforms over the last few yearsthe Philippines is now the fastest growing economy in Asia after China Goldman Sachswhich invented the concept of BRICShas identified the Philippines as one of the 11 emerging economies to watch out for With a population of nearly 100 milliona hard-working labour force and a diaspora of 12 millionManila is likely to become the worlds 15th largest economy by the middle of this century Geography and location make the Philippines a critical factor in Asian geopolitics As an archipelagic nation with more than 7100 islandsthe Philippines straddles the waterways of East Asia that connect the old continent to itselfthe Indian Ocean and the Americas More than three centuries of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines was overturned by the then rising powerthe United Statesat the turn of the 20th century Japan briefly occupied the Philippines during World War IIbut the US returned and granted full independence to the Philippines Amidst the rise of Chinathe American pivot to Asia and the new Japanese assertivenessthe Philippines has emerged at the heart of the new maritime contestation in the South China Sea Unlike many Asian capitals that are paralysed by the new great power rivalryManila is making bold choices Maritime Pivot If you think of pivot as a noun rather than a verb as in the current American discoursethe Philippines is it in the Indo-Pacific During the Cold Warthe Philippines hosted one of the biggest American naval bases in the world at the Subic Bay Along with the Clark air basethe Philippines provided the military pivot from which US armed forces could dominate Asias waters After the Filipinos overthrew the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986the democratic dispensation in Manila withdrew the base faculties for America in 1991 Two decades laterconfronted with aggressive territorial push around the islands claimed by the Philippines in the South China SeaManila is renewing its military partnership with the US Manilas rapidly changing relationship with Beijing and Washington was underscored last week in two separate events In the firstthe president of the PhilippinesBenigno Aquinocancelled a planned visit to China Aquino was to attend an ASEAN-China trade expo this week in Nanjingbut called it off at the last minute citing unreasonable Chinese political demands Senior officials in Manila told the press that Beijing wanted the Philippines to withdraw an arbitration case it had filed last January at the UN on the disputed islands in the South China Sea In the secondManila hosted US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to finalise arrangements for a more effective American military presence in the Philippines to counter what it sees as provocative patrolling by the Chinese navy Manila is not offering permanent bases to Washington but negotiating the terms for a credible but rotational presence of US forces in the Philippines A new agreement is expected to be signed by the time US President Barack Obama visits the region for the annual East Asia Summit later this year New Partners As it seeks to rebuild defence ties with the USthe Philippines doesnt want to rely on the US alone Manila wants multiple security partnerships with its Asian friends Overcoming bitter colonial memoriesthe Philippines is reaching out to Japan Tokyo has agreed to beef up the coast guard of the Philippines Manilain turnis likely to offer Japan access to its naval facilities Last weekManila received the Vietnamese defence ministerPhung Qang Thanhas part of a new effort to strengthen security cooperation with Hanoiwhich also faces the brunt of Chinese naval might in the South China Sea The Philippines is also eager for an intensive defence cooperation with Indiabut the current military exchanges between the two countries are rather limited If Delhi is serious about gaining strategic influence in Asiait should be paying a lot more political attention to Manila The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi and a contributing editor for The Indian Express For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 6 2017 9:43 pm Delhi High Court said maintaining law and order is ‘next to impossible’ in the capital (Express photo) Related News The national capital has become a difficult place to uphold the rule of law the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday and pulled up the civic bodies for allowing illegal encroachments and constructions Maintaining of law and order is “next to impossible” a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said The court’s observations came on the submissions of a Delhi resident that his wife and children were tortured because he had filed PILs against illegal encroachments and constructions near Nizamuddin Dargah and other parts of the city The man said his wife was secretly videographed and his 12-year-old son was beaten up by people in the presence of police personnel Shocked at the incident and the pictures brought to its notice the bench observed that this was not the first time where a whistleblower has been targeted “This is the third instance we have been reported about Their is a mob of 50 people attacking a woman It requires courage among the public to come to the court Instead of abiding by the law and the court’s direction the petitioner and his family members are targeted” it said adding that “Delhi has become such a difficult place to uphold the rule of law” “We are struggling to see that Delhi follows the law so that we don’t have to pass any order and no one has to move the court” the bench added The court observed that it will not allow the petitioner to withdraw his plea even if he wants to The man who is in his 40’s had approached the court against illegal encroachments on streets near Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia on behalf of Jamia Arabia Nizamia Welfare Educational Society He has also alleged misuse of the name of the ‘Dargah’ by tour operators For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: July 3 2017 4:27 pm Manchester United start their pre-season fixtures with a five-match tour of the United States (Source: Reuters) Top News Manchester United’s packed pre-season schedule with seven matches to be played in a little over two weeks will boost players’ fitness and prepare them for the start of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign defender Phil Jones has said United who finished sixth in the league last season start their pre-season fixtures with a five-match tour of the United States where they face Los Angeles Galaxy Real Salt Lake Manchester City Real Madrid and Barcelona The Europa League winners round out their tour with a trip to Norwegian side Valerenga in Oslo before a trip to Ireland where they face Italy’s Sampdoria “The more matches you play the more match-fit you are and seven games will give everyone a chance to get minutes under their belts You need everyone at a good level for the start of the season” Jones said on the club’s official website The tour will be the second under manager Jose Mourinho who joined the club last May and Jones says that the Portuguese will have every detail of the tour planned out “We know exactly what the manager expects from us and he knows the players inside and out He’ll have organised this pre-season period exactly how he wants it – when we’ll train when we’ll rest and when we’ll have commercial work to do” Jones said “I’m sure it will be a great tour and I’m looking forward to it” After their pre-season run United take on Champions League winners Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup in Macedonia on Aug 8 four days before the start of the new league campaign For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: November 27 2016 7:40 pm Athiya Shetty to appear in Mubarakan with Arjun Kapoor and Anil Kapoor Top News Athiya Shetty says she doesn’t feel the pressure to look good all the time as it is okay for celebrities to be imperfect “I don’t think we (actors) have to look good all time I feel it is important for people to know that we are human beings and it is okay to have a bad hair day or anything we are not going to be perfect all the time” Athiyasaid “As long as you are comfortable in your skin it is okay I don’t think the photographers capture you because they want to project you in certain way…I think they are doing their job” she said The “Hero” actress who has made impressive outings onthe red carpet says fashion for her is an extension of her personality”For me fashion is an extension of my personality It is something I have fun with I don’t think too much about it people think I think too much about fashion but I don’t I don’t believe in fashion faux pas You make mistakes and you learn from it” Athiya says she does not believes in following fashion trends and choses to be dressed up in comfortable robes “The only way I keep myself updated about fashion is through social media But I don’t believe in following trends I wear what is comfortable and dress according to my body type and I feel that is important I have fun with it” she said Also read |Here’s how Athiya Shetty’s rocking desi chic thesedays Besides films Athiya says she is closely associated with NGO ‘Save the Children’ which was founded by her maternal grandmother “I have been part of ‘Save the Children’ and my association with it is strong as it was founded by my nani After she passed away my mom took over to look after the school It’s a school for underprivileged children who are mentally disabled and have learning disabilities” she said More from the world of Entertainment: “I have also seen them pass their 10th class which was a big moment and huge achievement for them It’s a great initiative that Phoenix mall is supporting the charity I feel education is really important whether for a boy or girl I am here because I am educated I am confident today and can express my views and opinions” she said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Manish Raj | New Delhi | Published: April 28 2017 5:41 am Top News A 26-year-old man suffering from AIDS whose services were terminated by a private hospital due to the disease will now receive adequate medical treatment thanks to an order by the Delhi High Court The bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra directed the Centre to ensure he was provided with proper medical aid and asked the state legal services authority to consider the possibility of a job for him It issued notices to authorities returnable by August 9 The petitioner’s counsel Ashok Agarwal submitted a plea saying the man had been working as a lab assistant technician in a government institute He suffered a few needle prick injuries but the hospital did not provide Post Exposure Prophylaxix (PEP) medication to prevent AIDS On January 6 2016 he underwent a blood test which was positive for HIV A second opinion also confirmed the diagnosis When he reported for work two days later the institute terminated him from the job citing his disease Subsequent representations to authorities met with no result He then underwent another test for AIDS at AIIMS which reconfirmed the status He then approached the Delhi Network of Positive People which sent a representation to the institute to no avail The man then filed a petition in the Delhi High Court which was dismissed by a single judge in November 2016 He finally filed an appeal before a division bench saying the court had failed to protect the fundamental right to life The ministry of health and family welfare department of social welfare National AIDS Control Organisation Delhi AIDS Control Society Government of NCT the contractor and the institute were made respondents in the appeal The man said the court’s earlier decision failed to consider that he could still perform his duties at the hospital despite suffering from the disease The hospital’s failure to provide precautionary measures contravened legal principles the plea said The bench however refused to elaborate on the plea to revoke termination at the present stage For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Guy Pfefferman | Published: April 11 2012 1:29 am Related News Any statement about India is as valid as is its opposite After returning to India for a week for the first time since 2000I set down on paper some impressions about what I thought had changedand what not Doing so is presumptuous beyond wordsall the more because even to lifetime observersIndia is a bit like an Escher print any statement about India is as valid as is its opposite JRD Tata wrote famously in 1991just before Indias economic reforms kicked in: Let the world now saya new tiger has emerged in Asia a tiger uncaged.

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2010 4:14 am Related News Residents can approach the election office in Sector 17 or officials who will be deputed at polling stations between October 30 and November 23 The UT Election Department has invited objections from residents pertaining to the revised electoral rolls that were released last month.Chief Secretary, It also provided a common platform to artisans and self-help groups to display and sell their handloom and handicraft products. for us at Arsenal, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Associated Press | Los Angeles | Published: May 20.