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targeting it on issues like family rule,No one should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gain. Xi is no dictator who can impose his will on China Indeedfor all the characterisation of China as a despotic state that one hears from the political right in the USits president enjoys fewer powers than his American counterpart Gaining consensus in China is a glacial process that will not be accomplished in a single speech Xis comments obviously extend beyond a concern about refugees North Korea isstrangelya domestic issue for China For startersit is a historic ally for which many Chinese fought and diedtheir memory enshrined not only on monuments throughout China (though precious few in North Korea)but also in families Seconddespite a supposed lack of ideology in contemporary Chinathere isin facta raging debate often taking place below the radar about the future of Chinas political system and its relationship to the economy Andwhile North Koreas communist system and that of China have become profoundly dissimilarsome Chinese worry that a collapse of North Koreas order could shift the battle lines of that debate Finallythere are those who would view a North Korean collapse as a boon to US strategic interests and a setback for Chinese interests Such hardlinezero-sum thinking is not the exclusive preserve of American think tanks Some Chinese ask what the rules of the game would be in the event that the Korean peninsula is united under South Korea Could they expect to see US troops and bases along the Chinese border on the Yalu Riveror perhaps a string of listening posts to gather intelligence Though such deployments would be inconceivable to most thinking Americans (indeedthe real task would be to maintain budget support in Congress and elsewhere for any deployments in a united Korea)Chinese security experts worry about it Though the US and China do not lack issues to discussthe bilateral dialogue in the security field lacks depth and follow-up The Chinese have never been eager to discuss with their US counterparts what the two countries should do in the event of a North Korean implosion Butif such talks were held more frequentlyand the issue were addressed seriously (and repeatedly)surely progress could be made in overcoming suspicion on this question IndeedKerrys main task is to begin an effort to reduce the strategic distrust between the two countrieswhich is a significant factor underlying Chinas reluctance to do more on North Korea This will require that both sides focus on the issue at hand a challenge especially for the Americanswhose official discussions with the Chinese inevitably become an effort to plow through a laundry list of issues often advanced by single-issue constituencies Focus and establishment of priorities should be the watchwords for the US side Kerrys first trip to China was a start in this directionbut it must be followed by a regular pattern of telephone calls and additional visitswith a view to ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons ParadoxicallyNorth Koreas Kim Jong-una leader apparently undistinguished by any accomplishment or sign of wisdomcould catalyse a new start in US-Chinese relations The writerformer US assistant secretary of state for East Asiais dean of the Korbel School of International StudiesUniversity of Denver Copyright: Project Syndicate For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: January 29 2012 11:31 am Related News Mallika Sherawat is set to sizzle on the cover of a 3D magazine from Hollywoodnamed WMB (Worlds Most Beautiful) The Hisss star commented on her new role as to why they chose her to be part of the project They approached me and they wanted a face to represent India? ? They mould the students to be sagacious and circumspect by enabling them to explore the world with a broad mind and letting them consider all the possible consequences of an action.” he said.

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The Englishman has managed just two top-10 finishes since his win at Augusta but a tie for 11th in Sunday’s Nedbank Challenge in South Africa has given him extra belief for this week’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. which also features Himansh Kohli, “Aditi is a multi-faceted actor who will bring Bhoomi alive.over alleged ceasefire violations by India along the Line of Control (LoC). influenza H1N1 is being treated as a seasonal influenza, in the presence of all coalition partners including Ram Vilas Paswan, “It definitely brings about a change in people’s approach towards life,Mohali Test: M S Dhoni leads India to best-ever win over Oz?IEMarch 18) NeverthelessTeam India would do well to remember that these wins were achieved on home turfwhere it has usually performed well The BCCI should work out a strategy to win Test matches abroad For startersit could revamp domestic cricketwhich has been neglected for a long time These matches should be played on lively tracks that support bounce Such pitches could help unearth talented pace bowlers and prepare our batsmen to tackle the opponents more confidently on foreign grounds Ketan R Meher Thane Bihar special THIS refers to the article Special retreat (IEMarch 19)by Pratap Bhanu Mehta Bihar has many of the conditions that call for special statusMoreoverthe state is growing rapidly It wont be able to sustain this rate of growth without support from the Centre Abhijeet Jha Delhi Languageplease APROPOS the editorial Macaulays Ghosts (IEMarch 16)the UPSCs proposal to give adequate weightage to English in the entrance test for civil services at the national level should have been considered before it was put in cold storage Unless English is made mandatoryit is likely that IAS aspirants will ignore it Without this knowledgethe administration would have to resort to outside help to refine and update its systems It is also important for officers to be in touch with developments across the countryas many information channels use English Administrative staff need English to perform their tasksjust as personnel in the Indian Foreign Service need to learn foreign language for the job KLKhandekar Vadodara Cheque it out THIS refers to Banking on the womens bank by Mandira Sarma (IEMarch 15) This years Union budget made some attempts at innovationannouncing a women-only bank Howeverthe contention that the womens bank would go the same way as the regional rural banks needs to be debated The RRBs were formed as a distint kind of banking entityto be regulated by RBI and supervised by NABARD The womens bank will be different But perhaps it would be a good idea to start such a bank in areas served only by micro-finance institutionsor those which have a large number of moneylenders The new bank would give women an alternative to the MFIswhich charge high rates of interest The authors contention that mainstream banks will shy away from women is also debatable KS Praveen Delhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: August 13 2017 5:42 am Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis (File Photo) Top News Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday inaugurated Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MITWPU) At the inauguration function he stressed on the importance of values in education “Education must not be merely imparted as education but it has to be accompanied by values Education without values is just information but when it comes with values it becomes knowledge” the CM said The inauguration ceremony was held at the Swami Vivekananda Mandap at the MIT World Peace University’s Kothrud Campus “It is a historic moment as first-of-its-kind World Peace University has come into existence in India What separates human beings from machines is emotions If we inculcate values amongst our people our young generation I think a generation based on values can change the entire world Such universities not only impart technical knowledge but also teaches us what the values are why and where we need to use this knowledge” Also present at the event were Prof Vishwanath D Karad founder-president MIT World Peace University Dr Michael Nobel former chairman Nobel Charitable Trust Dada J P Vaswani spiritual guru Sadhu Vaswani Mission Dr Vijay P Bhatkar Padma Bhushan Chancellor Nalanda University computer expert Dr Raghunath A Mashelkar Padma Vibhushan world famous scientist Rahul V Karad executive president MIT WPU Arun Nigvekar former chairman UGC Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar Padma Shri Nanik Rupani Dr Roshan Lal Raina Dr Jay Gore Vice Chancellor MITWPU Dr Mangesh Karad secretary MAEER’s MIT Pune Raju Manthena Shrikant Bhartiya Dr Suchitra Karad – Nagare Jyoty Karad – Dhakane Haribhai Shah Dada J P Vaswani said “I have travelled from country to country and it seems to me that what the nations need today is a new type of education Today the emphasis seems to be on politics but politics has never changed a nation Politics can touch only the outer aspects of a nation what we need is a change from within” Dr Michael Nobel said “This is a very important happening because this institution is dedicated to the pursue one of the most nobel courses in the world It is the creation of lasting peace for all of us” Dr Vishwanath D Karad said “In coming years India will play the role of the knowledge corridor of the world We have combined science and spirituality to form a new education model This university has taken its ideals from the path shown by the forefathers of India of peace and harmony” Dr Raghunath Mashelkar said “Science is for the world outside and spirituality is for the world inside Avoidance of war or conflict is nowadays considered as peace The two things which are most dangerous to the future world are climate change and inequality” Prof Rahul Karad during his introductory speech said “With this opportunity provided by the Maharashtra Universities Act it has given a chance to universities from Pune to create a world class education complex” For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsThe very first pre-budget meeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had with sectoral groups was about agriculture That was perhaps understandable given the crisis in agriculture and unprecedented unrest among farmers The Narendra Modi government must be smarting under the pain of knowing that agriculture growth in its last four years is lower than what it was in the tenure of the previous government How will this reflect in the budget A knee jerk reaction across governments has to announce more money for schemes or launching of new schemes more money for irrigation and rural infrastructure and invariably populist sops like loan waivers and subsidies Some of these are needed but will they help If you listen to the Facebook Live conversation that this writer had with Ashok Gulati eminent agricultural economist and Infosys chair professor at ICRIER previous budgets of this government have given huge amounts for irrigation but of the 99 projects that were to be completed by 2019 only 10 have been completed And even in these channels to be field have not been completed in three How can Indian agriculture be insulated from vagaries of rainfall if this is how a crucial issue like irrigation is being addressed The ineffective implementation is not just a problem in irrigation The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and the e-NAM – both path-breaking initiatives of the Narendra Modi government – are also suffering In the case of the former farmers who have taken agricultural loans find the premium deducted without their knowledge and are not compensated for crop losses And Gulati reveals something absolutely shocking – insurance companies state governments and the central government passing the buck to each other Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh loses no opportunity to boast about eNAM Figures are reeled out about mandis coming on to the eNAM platform number of commodities traded number of trades that have happened And yet that it is not working the way it was supposed to is an open secret Gulati talks about how the scheme lacks attention to issues like asaaying and grading of commodities that are traded But there is an another problem – physical trading has not stopped Much of what is claimed to be online trading is physical trades being entered into the computer after trading hours So great initiatives are fine but clearly someone has to oversee implementation closely And more importantly acknowledge when things are going wrong and do course correction as fast as possible Agriculture is also suffering from misplaced priorities with governments responding in what Gulati calls a reactive manner The example he gives is of the Madhya Pradesh government spending Rs 785 crore on buying onions from farmers because prices crashed but only Rs 7 crore in the whole year on food processing "The government should undertake ‘Operation Veggies’ where farmers will get better prices for certain vegetables The Pradhan MantriFasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and irrigation funds are great moves but things are not moving on the ground fix that Putting food and fertiliser subsidy in DBT will bring biggest savings If the PM wants to transform Indian agriculture he can call ministers of only the BJP states and give them a time frame and a list of things that needs to be done Will any chief minister have the guts to say we can’t do it" If even half the Rs 785 crore had been allotted earlier to supporting food processing in earlier years he rightly points out onion farmers would not have faced any distress Besides food processing units would have given a boost to employment and exports That agriculture needs reforms is something that has been known for several years now – marketing reforms land titling reforms contract law reforms to name a few But that is something that has not been happening There are too many vested interests in agriculture especially in trading And many laws that need to go The Essential Commodities Act is one and Gulati mentions that there is a law that prevents corn from being used to produce ethanol One problem could be that agriculture is a state subject and these need to come on board There has been some progress in this respect with some states implementing the model land leasing law that NITI Aayog drew up But much more needs to happen Gulati does not believe agriculture being a state subject is a problem All the major revolutions in agriculture – Green Revolution the milk revolution and the cotton revolution – were initiated and pushed by the central government he points out And in any case the BJP is in power in 19 states so why can’t it get started there Why indeed Two BJP governments – Madhya Pradesh and Haryana – have started a price deficiency payment scheme (where the government sets a minimum price and pays the farmer the difference if the market prices are lower) but this has seen a significant depressing of prices in the case of urad in Madhya Pradesh So what should the Modi government do in its last year in office Gulati is clear about three things One try out the Amul cooperative model in the case of fruits and vegetables NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar had told this writer that some pilots are being attempted but implementation needs to be monitored carefully Two implementation of PMFBY and irrigation projects needs to be set right Three input subsidies should be given as direct benefit transfer to farmers directly That will help save money which can be pumped into irrigation He believes Narendra Modi is uniquely placed to get all this done “This is the Modi moment If he gets this right farmers will salute him for 20 years” Hope this government heeds these words Patna: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a CBI probe into the Rs 1000 crore Srijan scam in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when now deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi was the finance minister an official said File image of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar PTI An official in the Chief Minister’s Office here said Nitish Kumar on Thursday night recommended the probe and directed the state chief secretary and state DGP to hand over the case to the CBI On Thursday leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav had demanded a CBI probe questioning Nitish Kumar’s delay in recommending it given his "repeated claims of zero tolerance against corruption" His father and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad also reiterated his demand for a CBI probe on Thursday and asked Nitish Kumar to sack his deputy On Wednesday a public interest litigation was also filed in the Patna High Court by advocate Manibhusan Pratap seeking a CBI probe into the scam After days of investigation a Special Investigation Team said crores were diverted from the bank accounts of different departments including Mukhyamantri Shahari Vikas Yojna in Bhagalpur district with the help of NGO Srijan Sahayog Mahila Vikas Samiti So far eight people have been arrested including Prem Kumar an aide of the Bhagalpur District Magistrate in connection with the scam By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: July 12 2016 9:44 pm Ishita Dutta currently seen as Arundhati in “Rishton Ka Saudagar – Baazigar” got emotional when she slapped her co-star Vatsal Sheth for a sequence in the TV show Top News Actress Ishita Dutta currently seen as Arundhati in “Rishton Ka Saudagar – Baazigar” got emotional when she slapped her co-star Vatsal Sheth for a sequence in the TV show “Vatsal is a prankster So for a change when I got to know that I have to slap him I started teasing him about slapping him really hard and taking revenge for all the times he troubles me on set” Ishita said in a statement “However when it was time for the scene I just couldn’t make myself slap him and I became numb It was Vatsal who then convinced me to slap him hard as he believes in authenticity and doing what is needed for a good performance “In the end I slapped him hard but felt so bad about it that I started crying and then he had to hug me and joked about it so that I feel less guilty” she added Ishita said this is the last time that she has slapped her co-star “This is not the first time I had to slap a co-star for a scene But it is the last time I had to slap someone I was secretly happy about getting a chance to do so” Ishita said “Rishton Ka Saudagar – Baazigar” is aired on Life OK For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | London | Published: November 15 2016 5:14 pm Chief executive Keith Pelley described it as “a critical game-changer” after announcing that seven tournaments offering minimum purses of million would feature in the new series next year (Source: AP) Top News The European Tour has ramped up efforts to persuade Rory McIlroy Henrik Stenson and its other elite golfers to turn their backs on the US circuit by launching the money-spinning Rolex Series Chief executive Keith Pelley described it as “a critical game-changer” after announcing that seven tournaments offering minimum purses of $7 million would feature in the new series next year It will begin with the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in May and continue in July with the Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation and the Scottish Open The fourth event is the Italian Open in Rome in October before the series and the season ends in November with the Turkish Airlines Open the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa and the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai “The thing about it is all our resources are magnified and as a result we believe it will be our best fields our best tournaments and it will lead to a significantly enhanced European Tour brand” Pelley told Sky Sports on Tuesday “There are a number of reasons why we brought it in but one is the fact we wanted something from the financial perspective that would allow the young players to have an opportunity to choose where they wanted to play and they didn’t have to go to the United States “We are very optimistic this is a critical point for us and a critical game-changer for the European Tour” the Canadian added World number two McIlroy fourth-ranked Stenson number 14 Justin Rose and 15th-ranked Sergio Garcia are among the European elite who currently elect to play most of their golf on the more lucrative US PGA Tour Pelley who took over from George O’Grady just over a year ago wants the tour to be more innovative with its ideas and announced plans this year for a new six-hole event incorporating a shot clock music different clothes and fewer clubs Last month’s British Masters on the outskirts of London also featured the floodlit Hero Challenge one-hole knockout event where the players arrived on the tee to a noisy welcome from the fans with dazzling pyrotechnics up ahead on the green For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsLONDON (Reuters) – The British Labour Party’s would-be finance minister John McDonnell has accepted an invitation for talks at the Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs as it seeks better relations with a political party whose leaders have pilloried bankers John McDonnell speaks at the Labour Party Post-Budget Rally in West Bromwich Britain November 23 2017 REUTERS/Darren StaplesBanks in London had hardly bothered to court Labour since 2015 when it elected the leftist Jeremy Corbyn as its leader – but are taking it more seriously after a strong election in which it deprived the Conservatives of their absolute majority and left Prime Minister Theresa May severely weakened McDonnell’s spokesman said he had accepted Goldman’s invitation “I said of course I would (meet)” McDonnell said in an interview with Bloomberg which first reported news of the plan to meet a top executive “We’ll even make him a cup of tea and throw in some Rich Teas (biscuits) as well” There is clearly work to be done The US investment bank Morgan Stanley has told investors political uncertainty is a bigger threat to Britain than Brexit given the risk of Corbyn winning power and dismantling its free-market economy Under Corbyn and McDonnell Labour has shifted from the centrist pro-business platform of former prime minister Tony Blair to being more interventionist and left-wing – and Corbyn’s response was forthright “Bankers like Morgan Stanley should not run our country but they think they do” he said in a video posted on Twitter on Dec 1 “So when they say we’re a threat they’re right: We’re a threat to a damaging and failed system that is rigged for the few” SHIFT IN TONE But there are also signs of a shift in tone from both sides After Labour’s unexpectedly strong gains with an anti-austerity message in June’s election Barclays Bank Chairman John McFarlane praised Corbyn’s campaign as “bang on” “What people soon realise is how serious we are about tackling some of the long-term economic problems the UK faces” Jonathan Reynolds the Labour party’s envoy for financial services told Reuters on Tuesday “and that we really do welcome their input into our policy development” Nevertheless Labour sees scope to extract more revenue from the City of London home to more banks than any other financial centre London vies with New York for the title of the world’s financial capital and dominates the $51-trillion-a-day global foreign exchange market; financial services contributed 115 percent of total UK government tax receipts in 2016 McDonnell has already met executives from Standard Chartered the London Stock Exchange the City of London Corporation lawyers lobbyists and accountants about Labour’s proposals to expand an existing tax on shares to include trading on other assets such as bonds and derivatives FLEEING TAXES Industry figures say such a tax could exacerbate the impact of Brexit by prompting more businesses to flee London McDonnell also said on Monday that he had held discussions with Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive Ross McEwan after Labour said it wanted to break up the state-owned lender into smaller banks with a mandate to serve local areas As a backbencher a decade ago McDonnell attacked Goldman Sachs financiers for giving themselves multi-million pound bonuses at the height of the financial crisis “The people and institutions who have brought us to the brink of recession are rewarding themselves by becoming even more filthy rich” he said In the past McDonnell has said he wants to overthrow capitalism and nationalise banks and praised Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’s “Communist Manifesto” “If we have Corbyn we have Cuba without the sun” Bobby Vedral a London-based partner at Goldman Sachs said recently But others take a more pragmatic view Mark Dowding head of investment grade at BlueBay Asset Management a specialist fixed income investor with $517 billion of assets under management recently met McDonnell “The thing I would observe is the portrayal of individuals such as McDonnell that are verging on the hysterical” he said “In meeting with individuals such as himself we are struck by the fact that there is a degree of thoughtfulness and passion about them that is encouraging” This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Shanghai: China will send 416 athletes to Rio de Janeiro next month its largest overseas delegation in Olympic history continuing its pursuit of medals that saw it take second spot in the table behind the United States four years ago The country will send 256 women and 160 men to compete in 26 sports the government said during in a ceremony unveiling the team in Beijing on Monday state news agency Xinhua reported It fielded 396 athletes in the London 2012 games China’s Olympic Contingent AP "This is the largest ever Olympic delegation China has sent overseas" Cai Zhenhua deputy director of China’s General Administration of Sport was reported by Xinhua as saying He added that the delegation has 711 members including 29 foreign coaches Local fans were assured by the inclusion of popular Chinese swimmer Ning Zetao the recent subject of rumours that he had been cut from the squad for taking on too many commercial engagements He is first Asian swimmer to win the 100 metres freestyle at the world championships The youngest member of the delegation is 14-year-old Ai Yanhan who will compete in the women’s 200m freestyle and 4x200m freestyle relay while the oldest is 39-year-old Beijing Olympics shooting champion Chen Ying Notable omissions include five-time Olympic gold medalist and gymnast Zou Kai and teenage gymnast Liu Tingting who was due to compete in her first international competition but pulled out due to an injury suffered during training last week Weightlifting Olympic champion Liao Hui who missed the 2012 Olympics after failing a drugs test also announced his retirement on the Twitter-like Weibo platform on Monday Milan: The Juventus defence is leaking goals have dried up and captain Gianluigi Buffon has rung the alarm after the Serie A champions were exposed during a 2-1 ‘Derby d’Italia’ defeat to Inter Milan Juventus host Cagliari on Wednesday and goalkeeper Buffon wants tightening up at the back Juventus captain Gigi Buffon Reuters "That’s the third time this season we’ve conceded a goal from a corner kick it’s not like us" Buffon hit out He spoke out after Mauro Icardi from a corner and Ivan Perisic rose above the Juve defence to head goals and secure Inter’s first San Siro win over the Turin giants since 2010 and the reign of Jose Mourinho Juve’s first defeat of the season has left Napoli top with a one-point cushion and the southerners can even afford a wry smile at Juve’s expense Former Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain hit a record 36 goals in Serie A last season but despite hitting a brace in a 3-1 league win over Sassuolo last week the Argentinian has fired blanks in his last two Juve appearances Indeed Juventus tipped for glory perhaps prematurely in this season’s Champions League following midfielder Miralem Pjanic’s signing from Roma and wingback Dani Alves’ move north from Barcelona are suffering in attack Massimiliano Allegri’s men were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Europa League champions Sevilla last Wednesday and their 66th minute opener on Sunday came courtesy of Swiss wingback Stephan Lichsteiner Simultaneously Napoli forward Jose Callejon sits top of the league scoring charts with five goals in four games and Polish teammateArkadiusz Milik — bought from Ajax as a replacement for Higuain — has hit four in four games Although Higuain has three league goals to his name Paulo Dybala — Juve’s top scorer last season — has yet to get off the mark Defeat unthinkable Allegri is also facing criticism after a mediocre display by Pjanic in front of the Juventus defence but the 49-year-old coach says he expects a reaction "The defeat will help us in the end" Allegri said "Thankfully on Wednesday we have a chance to make amends although Cagliari are a lively strong side so we’ll have to be very focused "We should be raising our concentration levels not lowering them" Defeat to the Sardinians is unthinkable but would be warmly welcomed by a number of sides looking to end Juve’s five-year grip on the championship Inter have been touted as one of Juve’s biggest challengers this season and Sunday’s disciplined compact performance gave an indication of just how far the Nerazzurri can go this season under new coach Frank De Boer Even Allegri admitted: "Inter are one of the contenders for the scudetto" An opening day defeat to Chievo followed by a dour home draw with Palermo are now distant memories and De Boer’s miserable few weeks in the hot seat have made way for plenty of optimism "This result gives us confidence and we needed that as a team" said De Boer who succeeded Roberto Mancini only two weeks before the start of the season "It’s important to move on as a team and today we did that That’s the only way we can get results" Elsewhere Roma host league new boys Crotone who claimed their first point of the season in a 1-1 draw with Empoli on Sunday to the Stadio Olimpico looking to make amends for Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Fiorentina It left Luciano Spalletti’s men in third at three points adrift and he said: "The table is really tight but this defeat is a missed opportunity for us "When you lose you go home with no points but you still have to evaluate the performance The team did its job tonight Sometimes in football you end up losing when you play good teams like Fiorentina"

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"I have no words to describe my feelings and what it took to get here, gritted it out. ? ? and wrote they were inspired by ace shuttler and Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu. he ran for a marathon that was held by the film’s team as part of the promotional activities.hopeless, Photographs of persons convicted of corruption after a fair trial should be pasted at railway stations and airports. he has come upon many temporary things.Or things that used to be permanent before Sri Sri made them temporary Here are a few of them: Global warming:Is the weather getting warmer Not for long If homosexuality can come and go why can’t climate change Winter is Coming Pesky green tribunals: The National Green Tribunal had rapped Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over a massive ‘mela’ held at the Yamuna riverbanks No worries These pesky green tribunals are as ephemeral as homosexuality Disputes: Sri Sri has volunteered to intervene in disputes ranging from the Ayodhya Ram Temple dispute to the Naxal and North East insurgencies and even offered to speak to Kashmir separatists Clearly disputes merely "come and go" and only exist to have Sri Sri put his famous mediating skills to use Friends and enemies: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was once friends with Arvind Kejriwal They don’t see eye-to-eye anymore He was once Baba Ramdev’s fierce rival But they came together to uphold the sanctity of yoga Clearly in his world friends and enemies will "come and go" Wealth: Sri Sri is reportedly worth over Rs 1000 crore But if he’s held accountable for the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains the wealth might "come and go" One thing that is definitely not going anywhere: In a world full of temporary concepts there is just one permanent thing: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s penchant for staying in the news For seasons may come and ago but Ravi Shankar is here to stay Pune:Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the Indian Army had various retaliatory options at its disposal as far as carrying out operations on the lines of the 2016 surgical strikes was concerned He was speaking at the launch of a book "Securing India the Modi Way" written by journalist and security analyst Nitin Gokhale When Gokhale asked Rawat during a conversation whether the Army was still capable of carrying out operations such as the 2015 Myanmar operation and surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in 2016 Rawat said various options were available Representational image Reuters "There are various means of carrying out operations across the Line of Control (LoC) We do not repeat the same operation in the same manner because there is no surprise If we have to maintain surprises we have to plan for something new and it is always better to keep the other side guessing" the Army chief said He shared the account of the Myanmar operation in detail and said it was needed to send a clear message across the border after 18 Indian soldiers were killed in an ambush in Manipur Rawat also spoke about the cadre review of the junior commissioned officers (JCOs) It had now been approved and would be implemented from 1 January 2018 he said "It is very tough to get promotions in the Army Only 018 percent people rise to the Two Star rank For the junior commissioned officers and other ranks the pyramid is even steeper "The cadre review of the junior commissioned officers was pending with the government for over 10 years It has now been approved and will be implemented from 1 January 2018 This includes 14 lakh promotions of JCOs with 457 new subedar-major vacancies" said Rawat The Army chief also noted that the development of the Army infrastructure along the northern borders was going on at a rapid pace Talking about veterans he said no army could be successful if it did not care for its veterans "We will always ensure that anybody who has been a part of the uniform will remain a part of the uniform till his grave" he said India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha Prithvi-II missile Image courtesy: DRDO The surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of ITR at around 9:50 am official sources said The test was part of a regular training exercise conducted by the Indian Army The launch was carried out by the specially formed strategic force command (SFC) which was monitored by scientists of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) the sources added The Prithvi-II missile which has a strike range of 350 km is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1000 kg of warheads and its thrust is generated by liquid propulsion twin engines The missile was inducted into Indian armed forces in 2003 It is the first missile to have been developed by the DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme A major fire broke out at a bar-cum-restaurant early on Monday at Kumbaara Sangha building in Bengaluru’s Kalasipalya area and killed at least five employees according to the police #SpotVisuals from Bengaluru: 5 employees who were sleeping inside charred to death after fire broke out at a restro-bar in Kumbaara Sangha building at 230 am last night pictwittercom/LsvvZauc0F — ANI (@ANI) January 8 2018 Representational image PTI The incident occurred at 230 am at Kailash Bar and Restaurant when the employees were asleep Police identified the victims as Swami (23) Prasad (20) Mahesh all residents of Tumakuru Manjunath (45) from Hassan and Keerthi (24) from Mandya "An incident of fire has occurred at Kailash Bar and Restaurant located in the ground floor of Kumbaara sangha building (in the vegetable market area) Fire and smoke was noticed by some persons at around 230 am and fire services were pressed into action Two fire tenders and one fire rescue vehicle attended to it and it has been doused" a senior police officer said The cause of fire was unknown and was being investigated he said The blaze comes days after fire and emergency services in Bengaluru launched a safety audit of restaurants bars and pubs in the city launched in the wake of the deadly restaurant fire at Mumbai’s Kamala Mills according to India Today With inputs from PTI By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 5 2017 11:57 am Sunny Leone will soon get back to school in Los Angeles to brush up her skills in script writing and editing Related News The new Laila of Bollywood Sunny Leone is one actor who does not believe in sitting calm after one success She is the one who wishes to learn new skills to take steps forward in the world of cinema This is why the Jism 2 actor has decided to enrol herself in a school in Los Angeles to take formal training in script writing and editing Sunny has been contemplating about the course for a long time now but her professional commitments kept her busy and she didn’t get time to take it up Now that the actor has finally got a break she is no mood to let the golden opportunity go out of her hands Expressing her excitement to TOI Sunny said “I’m really excited to go back to school to learn something new” But before the actor steps into the shoes of a student and goes back to school once again Sunny took off to Dubai with husband Daniel Weber to attend the launch event of a mobile phone and also steal some quality with him there Also Sunny posted a series of photos on her social media account to share with her fans her happy moments “Yay yay party time!

Sunny told IANS,and at no point did the government “ever say to us that do not ask Rushdie to come”.four hours and seven hours, Armenian Levon Aronian opened the tournament after? Anand has been solidly playing the Queens gambit declined? Pandhare added.he did not recognise him at that time since he had flagged him down from a distance. Nor did Manmohan Singh mobilise public opinion behind his strategic regional initiatives. 2014 2:30 pm Related News A Bombay High Court Bench comprising Justices Naresh Patil and V L Achliya Thursday recused itself from hearing an application seeking that the CBI make former chief minister Shivajirao Nilangekar-Patil an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. read more

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The nine municipal bodies under which these areas fall should construct bridges so that people don’t take short-cuts and cross railway tracks, Sometimes the heart has to play a part in selection. transport and distribution. “A shiny medals day??soooo proud of you gold in long jump??and silver in relay??????? #myridzajaan” Also Hrithik Roshan’s father Rakesh Roshan who is also Kaabil’s producer couldn’t be more proud He also shared the news with Hridhaan’s pic where he is posing with his medal Rakesh Roshan tweeted “My grandson Hridhan wins Gold in long jump Kaabil beta” See Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan’s son Hridhaan’s picture with the gold medal: My grandson Hridhan wins Gold in long jump Kaabil beta pictwittercom/oJu7F9d7Lg — Rakesh Roshan (@RakeshRoshan_N) January 19 2017 Many congratulations to Hridhaan for this big win Also read |Hrithik Roshan on Kaabil Raees clash: My father is hurt andupset Hrithik Roshan and wife Sussanne Khan may have gone their separate ways but they continue to be extremely good friends Be it Hrithik’s birthday the New Year celebrations or a fun time with their kids Hrehaan Roshan and Hridhaan Roshan we have seen Hrithik and Sussanne together on these special occasions Despite their divorce Hrithik and Sussanne have managed to stay good friends See a few pics ofHrithik Roshan and ex wife Sussanne Khan and their sons: Hrithik Roshan’s much-awaited movie Kaabil is all set to release on January 25th For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Akhileshwar Sahay | Published: April 13 2015 12:00 am Core of railways ought to be kept intact One way forward is to convert part of the board into a holding company Related News Ever since 42 different railway systems were morphed into one the Indian Railways (IR) has been haemorrhaging fast The fabric of the institution may have been ravaged by oft-repeated ailments including “cultural-statis” “over-centralisation” “silo-working” “internecine-feuds” and “rent-seeking” but its soul has been trampled upon by its political masters who treated the railways first as the jagir of the incumbent railway minister and then as dahej to the most raucous coalition partner Unsurprisingly the IR low on technology and productivity and with scant regard for consumers is staring at collapse It has also lost the aura of being the “nation’s lifeline” with dwindling market share — only 30 per cent of freight and 10 per cent of passenger national throughput The task ahead to reverse the collateral damage and jumpstart revival and reform is enormous The time starts now Fortunately there is hope in the air The Narendra Modi government has begun well And Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gets credit for taking baby steps eschewing populism and staying steadfast to his mantra of “delegate decentralise and deregulate” before “getting longer-term high-quantum lower-cost money to expedite stringing of the nation” He has also done well to rope in experts to design reform measures He inherited the Bibek Debroy committee and added the Sreedharan committee (this writer was part of it) and brought in former CAG Vinod Rai He has also decisively broken through the railway board’s sit-up culture and implemented key recommendations of the Sreedharan committee including delegating works and stores tenders powers to general managers delegating estimate approval and directing board members to inspect inspect and inspect He has set up an internal committee to fast-track the implementation of the final Sreedharan committee report Debroy too has submitted an interim report within the timeframe set by Prabhu who now has to kickstart the tortuous and long-winding reform Sreedharan and Debroy had different tasks but with intersections Their proposed solutions thus have many common strands Prabhu must look at these first before tackling the more complex challenges The Sreedharan and Debroy reports agree that the railway board should set policy the regulator should regulate and the “railway administration” should freely manage the IR Both suggest downsizing the unwieldy and bloated board — Sreedharan says by half and recommends largescale decentralisation and devolution of decision-making powers to GMs and officers in the lower ranks Both want the IR to exit Kolkata Metro and to eventually exit the suburban rail business or run it as a joint venture with the concerned state Both reports insist that only the best and brightest with impeccable integrity be considered for general management positions (DRMs GMs and members) Sreedharan insists that the pathological change-resistant work culture has to go first or else “decentralisation and restructuring will be stillborn” Debroy echoes the same sentiment in the recommendations summary Sreedharan and Debroy differ on many fronts but none more glaring than on the future of production units Debroy prefers bundling one special purpose vehicle to subsume all This has ominous tidings for industrial relations and tax implications Sreedharan prefers a calibrated and customised approach which would be better able to address the need to acquire frontier technology to replace the IR’s dated rolling-stock in a complex market where one size does not fit all With regard to the Debroy committee a few recommendations in the interim report including “accrual-base accounting rationalising zones and divisions calibrated exit from non-core areas (schools colleges and hospitals) in-market competition in freight need to be implemented Some unintended bias (possibly because three senior bureaucrats are in the committee) is likely to go when the final report is prepared The reorganisation of services needs to be discussed widely and the report needs to dive deeper on the mobilisation of resources Debroy’s suggestion to split the IR vertically into two — infrastructure and operations — also calls for a wider debate Such a move will not be the Indian way of reform America runs and reforms railways the American way following the regulation-deregulation paradigm The debt-laden Japanese Railways reformed it the Japanese way using a therapy of vertical integration horizontal separation and part offering on the exchange Debroy’s solutions are part Washington Consensus (popularised by the World Bank in the 1990s) part Thatcherite destruction of British Rail with colossal cost and questionable gain and EU-style vertical-separation So where does one go There are alternatives but the core of the IR ought to be kept intact One possible way forward is to convert part of the railway board into a holding company and morph 17 zonal railways into three or four vertically integrated well-managed entities with the possible unlocking of huge hidden enterprise value A final word The much-maligned IR carries India rather well It is ailing but the treatment must not kill the patient The writer is a formerIRAS (Indian RailwayAccounts Service) 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Predictably too,but no result was reached, We will continue the protest, said junior college teachers association general secretary Anil Deshmukh For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sharvari Patwa | Mumbai | Published: February 10 2014 2:04 am The move is aimed at checking theft of water Related News To stop water theft in slums the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has urged the state government to revise the policy of not granting legal water connections to illegal slums The BMC’s hydraulic department in a letter approved by Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte has made a case for supplying water to all slums irrespective of when they came up citing revenue losses on account of water theft The BMC is planning to take up the matter with the urban development department officials said At present the civic administration supplies water to slums that have come up before January 1 1995 while no water connection is granted to slums that came up after this date Of the 4200 million litres of water that is supplied to the city every day nearly 700 million litres is unaccounted for which means it is either lost to leakages or is stolen The BMC suffers losses worth an average of Rs 400 crore annually due to water theft and illegal connections Even if legal connections are not given to residents of slums that came up after 1995 they have been receiving water either by borrowing or stealing from the supply meant for legitimate consumers said Additional Municipal Commissioner Rajeev Jalota Legalising all water connections would help the BMC to know the exact water consumption he added “A new policy will also help the BMC in better water management and equitable distribution” said Jalota BMC officials said continuous water supply to slumdwellers would also reduce punctures and leakages in water mains which occur due to theft This would also reduce water contamination The BMC supplies over 700 million litres of water daily to a slum population of 65 lakh through 23 lakh metered connections Meanwhile the BMC is also installing new flow meters for equitable distribution of water The mechanical flow meters also help in determining correct water bills to slums which were earlier based on guess work and historical records While the production and supply cost is Rs 1137 per 1000 litres the BMC supplies water at a subsidised rate of Rs 35 per 1000 litres to slumdwellers [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 30 2013 1:45 am Related News The Chandigarh Policein the early hours of Thursday morningarrested two youths for allegedly stabbing a resident of PanchkulaHaryana over an altercation The accusedidentified as Malkit Singh and Nishu Rishanboth 21were arrested on the spot According to the policethe victimidentified as Ranjan Khatrialong with his five friendswas travelling in a car in Sector 29 Around 245 amKhatri noticed two youths who were allegedly tampering with high-end cars parked on the road near Government School-29 Upon confrontationan altercation took place between the two youths and Ranjan According to the policeNishu snatched the keys of the car in which Ranjan and his friends were travellingand ran away Ranjan alleged that when he caught Nishu after chasing himhe allegedly stabbed him in his stomach with a knifewhile the other accusedMalkitallegedly hit on his arm with a stick Ranjans friends who witnessed the actionrushed to the spot and nabbed the two accused A call was made to the police and the two were arrested on the spot Ranjan was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital-32and has been dischargedpolice said Police said Malkit works as a car mechanic while Nishu is a student in a private college Both are residents of Sector 29-B A case of attempt to murder and of acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention under the IPC has been registered against the accused at Industrial Area police station Both the accused have been sent to judicial custody For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi | Published: February 26 2014 2:20 am Initial assessments have however shown that the fears were misplaced Related News In an effort to streamline the rush for out-patient consultations at AIIMS the hospital has started a computerised appointment system The new system allows patients to schedule appointments up to a week in advance Dedicated counters for registering doctor appointments and scheduling laboratory tests are functional from 830 am to 330 pm on working days Patients are issued tokens with the time slot and date of the appointment on it The pilot phase of the project began at the Rajkumari Amrit Kaur (RAK) OPD the main general OPD of the hospital a month ago Patients can make appointments to consult specialists of key departments such as medicine gynaecology skin surgery and gastroenterology Dr Deepak Agrawal consultant in neurosurgery and the in-charge of the project said “We were all very sceptical in the beginning We thought appointments would run into months There was also the fear that since this is a government set-up patients might not turn up despite booking appointments” Initial assessments have however shown that the fears were misplaced “We have succeeded in cutting the crowd outside the RAK OPD by half… our analysis shows that only about 50 patients are waiting outside the hospital during peak hours — a near impossibility for AIIMS The trend of patients collecting since wee hours — 2-3 am — has been controlled” Dr Agrawal said The patient intake in different departments in the RAK OPD has increased by 150 per cent to accommodate those with appointments “There is still a 30-40 per cent drop-out rate in scheduled appointments Every department has increased its patient intake by 150 per cent So the medicine department which saw 500 patients a day is now seeing 750 If patients with appointments drop out we take spot appointments” a doctor said About 50 per cent of the total patients seen by a department are already through prior appointments “If this number increases further as we expect it to we will reserve 25 per cent slots for spot appointments” Dr Agrawal said For laboratory appointments time slots are now available for a maximum of two days In laboratories 450 samples are being tested every day including those with appointments “The chaos outside the laboratory has been managed and we have increased our numbers through optimisation of resources” he said Doctors said if the success of the project continues through summer then the appointment system will be expanded to specialised centres of AIIMS including the Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital (IRCH) and the Cardio-Neuro (CN) Centre Cutting the queue The new system allows patients to schedule appointments up to a week in advance Dedicated counters for registering doctor appointments and scheduling laboratory tests are functional from 830 am to330 pm on working days Patients are issued tokens with the time slot and date of the appointment on it The pilot phase of the project began at the Rajkumari Amrit Kaur OPD a month ago AIIMS AIIMS computerised appointment system RAK OPD city news For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: January 14 2017 8:37 pm The explosion destroyed a million SpaceX booster and a 0 million Israeli communications satellite that it was to put into orbit two days later (Source: Reuters) Related News SpaceX plans to blast off a rocket on Saturday for the first time since a launch pad explosion in the fall sidetracked the ambitious flight plans of company founder and entrepreneur Elon Musk A 20-story tall Falcon 9 rocket is slated to launch from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:54 am PST (1754 GMT) to put into orbit 10 satellites for Iridium Communications Inc which will use them to enhance mobile voice and data relay capabilities The mission will test changes implemented by Space Exploration Technologies Corp known as SpaceX after another Falcon 9 exploded on a launch pad in Florida in September during a routine preflight test Accident investigators determined that a canister of helium burst inside the rocket’s second-stage liquid oxygen tank triggering the explosion The canister is being redesigned but until then SpaceX is addressing the issue by modifying its fueling procedures The explosion destroyed a $62 million SpaceX booster and a $200 million Israeli communications satellite that it was to put into orbit two days later The accident clouded the company’s aggressive agenda which includes beginning to ferry US astronauts into space next year when it also plans to make its first voyage to Mars Also Read:SpaceX aims to regain momentum with new rocket launch Saturday’s flight would begin to clear a logjam of more than 70 missions worth more than $10 billion awaiting flights on SpaceX Falcon rockets which last flew in August SpaceX said The launch is the first in a seven-flight contract with Iridium worth $4681 million company spokeswoman Diane Hockenberry said The rocket flying on Saturday will attempt to touch down on a platform in the Pacific Ocean a feat previously accomplished by four other returning Falcon rockets SpaceX intends to reuse its rockets slashing launch costs so it can offer cut-rate services SpaceX aims to launch 27 rockets in 2017 more than triple the eight flights the privately held firm managed in 2016 according to a report on Friday in the Wall Street JournalIn addition to its dozens of commercial customers SpaceX is one of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the International Space Station a $100 billion research laboratory that flies 250 miles (400 km) above Earth Read More:SpaceX aims for December 16 return to flight for Falcon 9 The company’s 2017 agenda includes the debut launch of a heavy-lift booster flying its first reused rocket and repairing the Florida launch pad damaged in the explosion For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 2 2017 3:10 am The Consumer forum directed the bank to pay Rs 43000 to the complainant with interest along with Rs 10000 as compensation and Rs 7000 as cost to the complainant (Representational Image) Top News A Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has held a bank responsible for wrongful loss caused to a man due to its negligence in blocking a stolen card within reasonable time The complainant V C Madhavan submitted before the forum that he had availed a public sector bank’s credit and debit card services In 2010 when his purse was stolen he lost his card as well and informed the bank of this on the phone as well as in writing requesting that the card be deactivated According to the complainant despite this money was withdrawn from his account in multiple transactions His complaint said the bank had failed to take note of his instructions leading to the loss of a total of Rs 43000 The complainant sent the bank a notice seeking reimbursement and compensation The bank denied the claim and submitted to the forum that it had blocked operations on the complainant’s card It further claimed that though the complainant had been advised to call the bank’s helpline he had failed to do so It also claimed the complainant had not ‘safeguarded’ his card and PIN as he had written it on a piece of paper in the lost purse The forum ruled that the amount of Rs 43000 was withdrawn despite “clear instructions to the opponent (bank)” “The bank owes an obligation to consumer to protect the interest of consumers and act as per the instructions given by him regarding the account The failure of bank to act as a trustee of complainant’s money amounts to deficiency in service” said the additional consumer disputes redressal forum of Mumbai suburban district led by president S D Madake and member S V Kalal “We hold that complainant was subjected to wrongful loss due to negligence of opponent in blocking the ATM on 2312010 or within reasonable time thereafter The complainant is entitled to reimburse the said amount from opponent bank” the forum said It directed the bank to pay Rs 43000 to the complainant with interest along with Rs 10000 as compensation and Rs 7000 as cost to the complainant The bank had informed the forum that a police complaint was lodged in the matter and a decision on the reimbursement would be taken immediately after completion of police investigation The forum however observed that even after lapse of several years the bank “did not take care of the interest of the complainant” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Aniruddha Ghosal | New Delhi | Published: April 27 2017 2:38 am Congress candidates from Delhi Gate Jama Masjid on a victory rally Source: Abhinav Saha Top News For residents of Old Delhi municipal plans to redevelop and revive the area have perceptibly morphed in the past decade — first as tragedy then as farce But on Wednesday they mattered little as results came in and it appeared that history would repeat itself The area gave the Congress a rare chance to celebrate and AAP yet another cause to rue Of the seven wards the Congress won four (Delhi Gate Bazar Sita Ram Jama Masjid and Daryaganj) while AAP won two (Ajmeri Gate and Ballimaran) The BJP continued its hold over Chandni Chowk — which it has been winning since 2007 Despite the change in parties little has changed in the walled city over the last 10 years With plans to redevelop the area stagnating buildings stoop threateningly Litter traffic and pedestrians jostled for space as scenes of celebration unfolded in the area Congress flags fluttered freely for the first time since the 2009 Lok Sabha polls But as far as residents were concerned the victory had little to do with faith in the Congress “The Congress is better than AAP in many ways At least we won’t have very high hopes from them They know the system and get the work done” said Mohammad Abid a resident of Jama Masjid The extent to which the performance in the area is a breather for the Congress is perhaps best underscored by the 2013 assembly elections when the party that faced a rout elsewhere held on to seats of Ballimaran Matia Mahal and Chandni Chowk In the 2015 polls it was decimated everywhere But things are different this time explained Mohammad Iqbal a second-hand film poster seller in Daryaganj “Things have changed in the past two years The Modi government was still a year old and we thought AAP could be an alternative for the Congress We were tired of being treated as ‘vote banks’ But AAP failed us The BJP has never done well here” Nowhere is the AAP’s loss and BJP’s gain more apparent than Daryaganj The margin for the Congress’s victory here is a mere 59 and the surprise runner-up was the BJP While Congress hopes to build on their performance residents in the area have only one question “What is going to happen to the plans for MCD revival No one has talked about that The issues were demonetisation corruption and Modi No one has told us if anything is going to change” said 74-year-old Sadiq Ali a resident of Bazar Sita Ram ward For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Harneet Singh | Published: December 8 2010 11:55 pm Top News In India with two of her filmsKristin Scott Thomas talks about her fondness for French cinema She created a global impact in Richard Curtis delightful Four Weddings and a Funeralbut Kristin Scott Thomas truly arrived in her Oscar-nominated turn in The English Patient Over the yearsshes managed to strike a fine balance between the European arthouse cinema and the Hollywood spectaclessomeone who is as much at ease in the thrilling Il Ya Longtemps Que Je taime (Ive Loved You For Long) as in Confessions of a Shopaholic In Indiato represent her French filmsElle sappelait Sarah (Sarahs Key) and Crime damour (Love Crimes) as part of the ongoing Third Rendez-Vous With French Cinema In Indiathe 50-year-old actor is currently enjoying what she calls her furiously relaxing phase. 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