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The Mumbai left-handed batsman had taken the cricketing world by storm,into his stage, ‘Chris Gayle has done it again’, The first coordination meeting of the odd-even scheme, The transport department’s enforcement wing will have the job of monitoring odd-even violations and the government will recruit 400 ex-servicemen to help with the process.“The ex-servicemen will be appointed from the Rajya Sainik Board Their interviews will begin on March 28 and duties will be allocated on April 1 The enforcement wing and the ex-servicemen will monitor and issue challans to violators of the odd-even scheme” said Rai For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 30 2016 4:47 am Top News Punjab-based activists of the Swaraj Abhiyaan on Sunday launched a political party in the state by the name of Swaraj Party with Manjit Singh as its president A large number of delegates from all over Punjab gathered at Bhakna Bhawan Chandigarh where besides passing a number of resolutions the new outfit was launched A state working Committee of 41 members has been constituted to expand the bases of the party at the block and village level The convention unanimously elected Manjit Singh as president of the party as well as other office-bearers Share This Article Related Article At the meet leaders read out letters of solidarity purportedly sent by suspended AAP MPs Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and H S Khalsa Manjit Singh said that it was time to come out with people-centric politics including the people from the margins Asked about the position of Yogendra Yadav Manjit Singh said the aims of Swaraj Party were ideologically similar to Swaraj Abhiyaan and that they expected his support “We wanted a party launched as soon as possible because the state is already in election mode The leadership of Swaraj Abhiyan was taking time to do so at national level and so we had no choice but to launch a party in Punjab to keep our cadre intact” said Manjit Singh The convention resolved that the need of the hour was to “turn upside down the ongoing undemocratic practice of traditional parties and seek self rule by selecting fielding and electing own candidates in the coming elections” “Unlike the dominant practice of traditional political outfits the proposed party would endeavour to present a true mirror of the social fabric of the Punjab society The party would ensure representation of each and every section of society in proportion to their strength so that the cord of dependency on social and political elite could eventually be snapped” says the resolution of the convention For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Brisbane | Published: September 8 2016 6:04 pm Manish Pandey and Karun Nair (15) then added 70 runs for India A against Australia A (Source: File) Top News Manish Pandey blasted a quick-fire76-ball 77 before Mitchell Swepson returned with a four-wickethaul to dismiss India A for 230 in their first innings againstAustralia A in the opening match of the unofficial four-dayTest Series Middle-order batsman Pandey cracked 13 boundaries and onesix to take the visitors close to the 200-mark but once he wasdismissed by Chadd Sayers the rest of the batsmen could onlyscore 42 runs At the draw of stumps Cameron Bancroft (10) and JoeBurns (12) were at the crease with Australia A at 24 for noloss at the Allan Border Field Earlier Naman Ojha won the toss and elected to bat andopeners — Akhil Herwadkar (34) and Faiz Fazal (48) scored 74runs in 321 overs before the former was caught by PeterHandscomb off Daniel Worrall Five overs later other opener Fazal was cleaned up byDavid Moody Shreyas Iyer (19) and Pandey then brought up thehundred before the 21-year-old Mumbaikar was caught and bowledby Swepson Pandey and newman Karun Nair (15) then added 70 runs andonce the former was dismissed Nair too could not stay longerand was sent packing by Swepson with Handscomb taking thecatch Skipper Ojha (2) too was trapped infront of wicket bySayers after he spent 32 balls at the crease and Swepson andMoody then picked up two wickets each to wrap up the Indianinnings in 813 overs Brief Score: India A 1st Innings: 230 all out in 813 overs (M Pandey 77; M Swepson 4/78) Australia A 1st innings: 25-0 in 6 overs For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsIndian Super League side Kerala Blasters’ co-owner and cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar wants India to make the most of the FIFA U17 World Cup coming to the country in 2017 “(It’s) Absolutely massive Everyone is looking forward to it everyone is excited and the guys are waiting to welcome the World Cup to India It’s going to be massive it’s good for India because people are appreciating ISL and FIFA coming to India is a big big thing” Tendulkar told Fifacom in an exclusive interview File photo of Sachin Tendulkar AFP Tendulkar’s Blasters were beaten in the final last year and finished bottom of the table this season but the Master Blaster is more worried about the brand of football they play than the results He also admitted that the popularity of the sport is nowhere close to what cricket enjoys in India but the process of idol-creation means that the sport and the ISL will steadily garner attention: “Football is getting popular – it’s nowhere near cricket but I don’t like comparisons It’s about appreciating each and every sport – the skills the hard work and the sacrifices the players make Each individual should be respected for that and Indian people are appreciating ISL in a big way I’m thrilled that their response has been special and people are following not only the foreign players but the domestic players too They are becoming heroes role models and overall that is how football in India is going to grow” he said The Blasters get record attendances in their stadium in Kochi (an average of around 60000 per match) but the national team’s performances are in huge contrast to the ISL extravaganza India won just one match in their preliminary World Cup Qualification group and Tendulkar’s suggestion to improve the national showing is to strengthen domestic football “I think the infrastructure of how football is run in India is going to become critical How the season is played also becomes very important – you want to try to make your domestic season as competitive as possible and then find the best talent who are part of the ISL With the exposure of having rubbed shoulders with some of the top footballers from all parts of the world the Indian team will eventually benefit as well” he said Click here to read the full interview The USOpen will experiment during its qualifying rounds this year with scoreboard clocks to limit how much time elapses between points and how long pre-match warmups or mid-match clothing changes can last Also set to be tried out at Flushing Meadows in August’s qualifying matches: letting coaches communicate with their players from the stands between points Depending on how the test runs go those changes could wind up being used during the US Open’s main draw in 2018 according to Stacey Allaster the US Tennis Association’s chief executive for professional tennis Representational image Reuters “We’re all interested in being relevant to . fans” Allaster said in a telephone interview Thursday “Sports have to change” During a meeting at the French Open she said the Grand Slam Board “supported trying out these initiatives” during qualifying junior and college invitational matches in New York this year The International Tennis Federation rules committee granted a waiver for the trials “We’ll gather all of the results and the data and then make a determination with how we go forward for 2018” Allaster said “The goal is to deliver our product to the fans when they tune in and to improve the flow of the competition while the fans are watching” The USTA’s plans to try time clocks and in-match coaching were first reported Thursday on the website of the British newspaper The Telegraph The serve clock — similar to a shot clock in basketball — would allow for 25 seconds between points Allaster said That’s how much time players are now given on the ATP Tour with 20 seconds the limit at Grand Slam tournaments but those restrictions are based on each chair umpire’s determination because there aren’t actually clocks visible to players or spectators on court The USTA took a step in this direction last year by using a 20-second serve clock on scoreboards for the US Open’s junior and college invitational tournaments Before the start of play the clocks in New York in 2017 will dole out an 8-minute limit split up this way: 2 minutes from when players step on court until the coin toss; 5 minutes for the warmup; 1 minute until the opening point There isn’t anything that strict governing that period now so fans watching on TV or a mobile device can be left wondering when exactly a match will begin “We know when we turn on the television at 4 o’clock on a Sunday afternoon that there will be a kickoff for an NFL game” she said “ESPN has asked us to have consistency with when ‘first ball’ is going to be” for tennis For breaks to return to the locker room for a change of clothing during a match the present rule simply allows “reasonable time” so Allaster said the intention is to pick a specific number For US Open qualifying she said “it’s probably going to be 5 to 7 or 8 minutes” with some flexibility based on how far a particular court is from a locker room Coaching has long been barred during matches at Grand Slam tournaments (the WTA does let coaches go to the sideline to speak to players during breaks in the action at tour events) but Allaster noted that it’s often clear that communication goes on anyway The idea is to bring it out into the open From their seats in the stands coaches will be allowed to speak or motion to their players when they’re on the same end of the court — so long as they don’t “interrupt the pace of play” she said “We know it already happens today through signals and so forth” she said “We know it’s part of the game and we wanted to test it” Written by Devendra Pandey | Mumbai | Updated: August 9 2016 10:21 am Anurag Thakur announced the decision at the Special General Meeting on August 5 (Source: File) Top News With Indian cricket set to make its first official foray into the United States the BCCI has decided to reward its members with a trip across the Atlantic India and West Indies will play two T20 internationals at Fort Lauderdale in Florida on August 27 and 28 Cricket board president Anurag Thakur announced during the Special General Meeting (SGM) on August 5 that the BCCI would be taking a person from each of its affiliated units and also members from the state associations in the North-East With at least six BCCI staff joining them India’s ‘non-playing’ contingent could rise to 46 according to a source This is for the first time ‘non-playing’ contingent would comfortably outnumber the playing squad likely to have 14 cricketers It’s unclear if the national selectors currently in the Caribbean would be travelling to the US as well The Indian Express understands that the BCCI has earmarked a budget in excess of Rs 3 crore for the trip Each member would be given business class flight tickets to Florida along with $250 as allowance The duration of stay is expected to be six days “We have been told that one member from each association will be taken to the US for the India-West Indies T20 internationals It’s an all expenses paid trip sponsored by the BCCI” a cricket board member who attended the SGM said “As part of our continuous efforts to reach out to new markets and audiences I am very happy to announce that Team India will play two T20Is against the current world champions West Indies in the United States This will be a great opportunity for the cricket fans in America to watch the two champion sides in action This will be developed into an annual cricketing event in the United States” Thakur had said after the working committee meeting in Mumbai on August 2 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: October 8 2015 11:25 am Pop diva Jennifer Lopez will host and perform at the 2015 American Music Awards which will take place on November 22 (Source: Instagram) Related News Pop diva Jennifer Lopez will host and perform at the 2015 American Music Awards which will take place on November 22 The ceremony will be broadcast live from LA’s Microsoft Theater on ABC said The Hollywood Reporter Lopez 46 will also perform in support of her upcoming Las Vegas show “All I Have” which begins in January at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino On October 13 Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth will appear on “Good Morning America” to reveal the nominees for six categories of the annual awards ceremony For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pragya Kaushika | New Delhi | Published: March 31 2016 5:57 am Related News The Privilege Committee of Delhi Assembly has pulled up senior officials of several departments over the late submission of replies to questions listed in the House Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had earlier expressed concern that during the Winter Session of the assembly most of the replies to listed questions were delayed Share This Article Related Article “Worst defaulters were the Delhi Jal Board and Department of Social Welfare The DJB delayed replies on 17 questions and the Department of Social Welfare delayed replies on nine questions” the committee said in its report Taking cognisance of the matter the Privilege Committee summoned senior officials of the various departments “They offered unconditional apology for the delay and assured the committee that they will ensure that such a thing never happens again The committee asked them tofurnish written replies and also assign responsibility for the grave lapse” said the report For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by New York Times | Published: June 29 2010 11:03 pm Related News Gordon Browns rant about a bigoted voter sped his exit from the British prime ministers post What punctured his cool Her complaint about immigrants When an earthquake shattered HaitiDominicans sent soldiers and Americans sent ships to discourage potential immigrants The congressman who shouted You lie?” Sidharth jokingly added, as a medium for payment are not authorised by any central bank or monetary authority. The exporters, Karan and Kritika became a hit couple after starring in two seasons of “Kitani Mohabbat Hai”. Jwala and Ashwini last played together at the London Olympics.

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According to the company, (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh) Top News Even as residents of Sector 4 continue to oppose setting up of offices of Municipal Corporation (MC) in the Community Centre, who had also filed a PIL, that is the way I have always been. School of Arts, I have gained lot of confidence in the last three years with players like Harmanpreet being around and also due to the amount of cricket I have played so far. Taniya’s brush with cricket started at DAV Senior Secondary SchoolSector 8few years backwhen Yuvraj Singhs father and former Indian cricketer Yograj Singh spotted Taniyas flair for the game She honed her skills under Yograj Singh for few years before joining the Guru Nanak Dev Public School Cricket Academy in Sector 36 Alsoshe became the youngest cricketer (She was 13 at that time)to make the cut in the Punjab senior state team for Inter-State cricket tournament two years back Taniya caught the Punjab selectors’ eyes after amassing 180 runs for the Punjab U-19 team in the North Zone cricket tournament held in SrinagarJammu and Kashmirthe same year The opener feels that the upcoming domestic season will be an important one in her career and she needs to put in all the efforts and hard work to cement a place in the Punjab senior team I might have done well in the U-19 categorybut it is time for me to graduate to the senior level and become a permanent member of the team I am aware of the fact that I need to do exceedingly well both at the U-19 and senior level at the Inter-District level to reach at the goal I am very focused on my fitness and also on performing well in each and every match I get to play in Now that I am through with my Class X Board examsmy total concentration is on cricket? Inexplicably in the current year (2012-13), he won a Grand Slam (2014 US Open) # Cilic is looking to become the fifth player to record multiple wins over Federer in straight sets of a Grand Slam.They have squandered the opportunity given to them by the Afghan people. Karzai believes that Shah Shuja didnt stress his independence enoughand he made clear that in his own last year in office he is going to act in such a way that he will never be remembered as anyones puppet Dalrymple is the authormost recentlyof Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan1839-42 For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 30 2017 5:29 pm Lionel Messi watches after kicking the ball for a goal as Luka Modric and Raphael Varane look on during the first half of the match (Source: AP) Related News El Clasico never disappoints even if it is a pre-season friendly It was football at its absolute best as the match between Spanish rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona saw five goals and what brilliant goals were they In a thrilling International Champions Cup match that gave hungry football lovers pre-season happiness Barcelona had the first and the last laugh It was indeed a pulsating friendly that took place in Miami on Saturday as Real Madrid went down 3-2 Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was back for the match that did not see the appearance of their star striker Cristiano Ronaldo who is still on a holiday Lionel Messi displayed early magic to set the game rolling as he fired the ball into the net Brazil’s Neymar helped double their lead in the first half with a low pass which was converted by Ivan Rakitic’s powerful drive The Los Blancos however did not lose heart and prepared for a comeback with Mateo Kovacic’s goal Gaining confidence Marco Asensio scored the second goal for Real Madrid equalising the score at 2-2 before the half time whistle rang It was Gerard Pique who drew the last blood by scoring the winning goal with a flicking in a free-kick taken by Neymar in the 50th minute The rest of the match saw a number of nearly-missed goals and remained thrilling till its very end Madrid will seek to take revenge as they meet Barcelona again – twice – in August in the Spanish Super Cup The Spanish champions have lost both their pre-season matches while Barcelona maintained a 100% record after beating Juventus and Manchester United earlier “I don’t care much about the defeat it always hurts but right now it’s not the important thing” said Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane “It’s pre-season The results haven’t gone as hoped for but it will not change anything The important thing is to be ready for Aug 8 when Madrid face Manchester United in the European Super Cup” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPrime Minister Narendra Modi along with Ivanka Trump will inaugurate the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Tuesday The summit themed ‘Women First Prosperity for All’ will take place in Hyderabad and will focus on women entrepreneurs GES a personal initiative of former US president Barack Obama to bring entrepreneurs from across the globe on one platform started in 2010 in Washington and thereafter it has been hosted by Turkey United Arab Emirates Malaysia Morocco and Kenya Before inaugurating the GES Modi will throw open the 30-kilometre stretch of the Hyderabad Metro from Nagole to Miyapur File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi AP The prime minister is scheduled to arrive at Hyderabad’s Begumpet airport at 110 pm and willthen take a helicopter ride toreach Miyapur at 215 pm for the inauguration of the Metro Rail project the news agency PTI reported After he unveils the inaugural plaza at Miyapur he will travel in the Metro fromMiyapur to Kukatpally He will leave for the GES at 250 pm Modi is expected to reach the GES venue in Madhapur at 325 pm and will stay there till 725 pm a report on Telengana Today said Apart frominaugurating the GES and making remarks at the summit he will also visitan exhibition on ‘The Indian Edge’ and ‘Indian Entrepreneurship through the Ages’ at the venue The report further added that Modi will head to the TajFalaknuma Palace for a dinner hosted by the Centre for GES delegates where he will witness aprogramme showcasing fabrics and crafts of India and a live show on the cultural heritage of India He will then leave for Rajkot from the city’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by 1030 pm With inputs from agencies By: PTI | Published: October 15 2017 7:37 pm Ravindra Jadeja made 201 runs off 313 balls (Source: AP) Related News Out-of-favour Ravindra Jadeja struck a timely double century while slow left-arm spinner Dharmendra Jadeja picked up three wickets as Saurashtra reduced Jammu and Kashmir to 103/4 in their first innings in reply to 624/7 declared in a Ranji Trophy Group B match in Rajkot on Sunday Resuming at overnight score 428 for four Saurashtra added another 196 runs with the loss of three more wickets before declaring their innings Both overnight batsmen Jadeja and Snell Patel added 51 and 53 runs respectively to their overnight score Jadeja made 201 runs off 313 balls with the help of 23 fours and two sixes while Patel faced 167 balls for his 94 that was studded with 14 hits to the fence Chirag Jani (21) and Dharmendra Jadeja (40) were two not out batsmen when skipper Cheteshwar Pujara declared the innings For Jammu and Kashmir Ahmed Bandey (25) and Shubham Khajuria (41) started cautiously putting on 50 runs for the opening wicket Hower Dharmendra Jadeja struck thrice removing Bandey Pranav Gupta (0) and Ian Dev Singh (6) to reduce Jammu and Kshmir to to 67 for three Ravindra Jadeja removed Khajuria in the last over of the day as the visitors are still trailing Saurashtra by 521 runs Skipper Parveez Rasool (23) was at the crease when stumps were drawn Dharmendra Jadeja was the pick of the bowlers for Saurashtra picking up three wickets for 36 runs while Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket giving away 20 runs Brief Score: Saurashta 624 for 7 decl in 135 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 201 Sheldon Jackson 181 Snell Patel 94; Waseem Raza 3/164) vs Jammu and Kashmir 103 for 4 in 465 overs (Shubham Khajuria 41 Parveez Rasool 23 not out; Dharmendra Jadeja 3/36) At Nadiad: Kerala 208 all out in 665 overs vs Gujarat 307 for 9 in 106 overs (Chirag Gandhi 91 not out Samit Gohel 69; MD Nidheesh 3/58) At Jaipur: Rajasthan 423 all out in 1415 overs (Tajinder Singh 134 Amit Kumar Gautam 107; Sunny Gupta 3/76) vs Jharkhand 97 for two in 31 overs (Saurabh Tiwary 56 not out; Aniket Choudhary 1/16) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by P Chidambaram | Updated: February 1 2015 5:08 am In 2005 the Government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directed the banks to open “no frills accounts” Related News Jan Dhan The name has a nice ring to it Like two drumbeats Like the Republic Day march: left-right jan-dhan left-right…The purpose of this essay is to recall history And to ask how should we move One of the grievances against banks and one of the stated grounds for nationalisation of banks in 1969 was that they did not serve the poor The answer was ‘financial inclusion’ Many understood what it meant few could comprehend the enormous challenge it posed Not much was done towards financial inclusion for a long time after 1969 except that banks were directed to open more branches in rural areas Banks found it was quite profitable to open branches in small towns and large villages Customers were willing to deposit their money happy to make small withdrawals and demanded no other service Banking meant a pass book and withdrawal slips It was easy banking even lazy banking FINANCIAL INCLUSION BEGINS In 2005 the Government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directed the banks to open “no frills accounts” Since the accounts were allowed even with zero balance they were also known as “zero balance accounts” Soon this programme too became target-driven Banks chased numbers The RBI took stock and in 2010 it asked the banks to prepare and implement a financial inclusion plan from 2010 to 2013 In 2012 the “no frills accounts” got a truly sarkari name — the Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) In 2013 banks were directed to extend the financial inclusion plan to 2016 The results — rather the numbers — were impressive At the end of March 2014 the number of basic accounts that had been opened stood at 243 crore Blink again 243 crore There were no boasts no advertisements The biggest challenge was dormancy Most zero balance accounts had a zero balance and no activity whatsoever The first customers to take advantage of this achievement were the women’s self help groups They demanded credit from banks and got credit because of the thrust given to the SHG movement and because the women were non-defaulting customers However the big step forward was when the UPA government launched the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme The Government directed that all persons who had enrolled for work under MGNREGA must have a bank account (or a post office account) and that the wages must be credited to those accounts Millions of bank accounts that had been lying dormant sprung to activity The next important step was the government’s decision to make cash transfers under 28 schemes to these accounts The low-hanging fruit were scholarships pensions payments to ASHA workers and the like AADHAAR-ENABLED TRANSFERS Alongside financial inclusion the UPA government had launched Aadhaar the Unique Identity Number programme We realised that if the bank account was seeded with the Aadhaar of the account holder it would open the door for better and more efficient management of the numerous subsidy schemes that were plagued by duplication falsification and leakages Practically everyone receives a subsidy — for the LPG cylinder food sugar kerosene fertilisers and so on Against opposition the UPA government decided to transfer the LPG subsidy to Aadhaar-seeded bank accounts It was rolled out quite smoothly in 121 districts and then extended to 291 districts but it ran into opposition instigated by those who had profited under the old system The government buckled under pressure put the transfers on hold and appointed a committee (what else? 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