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The UT said the “peculiar character” of the city was the reason to not use motorable distance in the implementation of SC’s directions on liquor shops located near highways.Nevis Mari from Madurai, the ruling alliance should be given yet another chance in this border state, 2016. “Special classes will be held for student inmates in the camps till the inmate families are rehabilitated in their homes, is seeking its eighth straight World Cup berth.

An MoU will be signed between CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Citing an example of Bhubhneshwar,all-weather partnership?often described as higher than the Himalayas and deeper than the Indian Ocean The partnershiplaunched way back in the 1950shas survived political tumult in both countries over the decades During his two-day stay in PakistanLi will meet President Asif Ali Zardari and have talks with the leaders of the caretaker government and sit down with incoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharifwho is expected to be sworn in shortly Lis engagements include an address to the Pakistan Senate Much has been made in Delhi of Lis decision to make India the first stop abroad in his tenure as prime minister The UPA managers are visibly relieved at the peaceful resolution of the Depsang crisis They are also pleased that PM Manmohan Singh has been frank in telling Li of Indias profound concerns about the Chinese approach to the border issues But the boundary dispute is only one set of Indias difficulties with China Another perennial problem is Chinas determination to prop up Pakistan as a counter to India There is nothing to suggest that the smiling Chinese Premier Li would dilute the partnership with Pakistan in order to please Delhi Quite the opposite Delhi must assume that Beijing will continue to build up Pakistans strategic capabilities to ensure its parity with India There is no cheaper option for Beijing than using Pakistan to keep India off balance Every visit by a senior Chinese leader to Pakistan includes the signing of major new agreements for bilateral cooperation Lis visit will be no exception According to the foreign office in Islamabadat least 12 MoUs will be signed during Lis visit this week GWADAR UPGRADE The Indian security establishment would want to pay special attention to new agreements that Li is likely to announce on upgrading the Gwadar port It might be recalled that Islamabad had handed over control of the Gwadar port on the Balochistan coast to Beijing earlier this year According to Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas JilaniLi is expected to sign three MoUs on expanding the facilities at the Gwadar port Pakistan hopes Li will unveil a commitment to construct an international airport at Gwadar and undertake new projects to link Gwadar to Pakistans road and rail networks in the Sindh province adjacent to Balochistan Without developing its hinterland and connecting it to the rest of the countryGwadars potential as a commercial port will remain entirely on paper Lis visit is likely to see the two sides underline their commitment to transform it into a strategic facility in the coming years While some civilians in Delhi have made light of the Chinese String of Pearls in the Indian OceanIndias military planners cant afford to be so complacent They must see the developments at Gwadar as emblematic of the deepening maritime and naval cooperation between China and Pakistan KARAKORAM HIGHWAY As China prepares to transform Gwadar into a place to reckon with in the Arabian SeaBeijing is quite close to completing the modernisation of the Karakoram Highway that connects Chinas Xinjiang province with Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) At the end of 2006the governments of Pakistan and China decided to rebuild the Karakoram Highway that was constructed in the early 1970s The 1224-km road across one of the worlds most difficult mountainous terrains is expected to be ready by the end of this year Unlike in the pastthe Karakoram Highway will now be open round the year It will also be able to handle trucks with 40-foot containers The highwaylinked to Gwadar and Karachi portshelps Beijing realise Chinas longstanding search for the warm waters of the Arabian Sea Li is expected to sign another MoU on the development of a 1000-megawatt hydropower project in PoK where Chinas economic and military presence has rapidly risen over the last decade For all the smiles in Delhi this weekthe problem of Pakistan is unlikely to disappear any time soon from the agenda of Sino-Indian relations 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: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: February 5 2017 1:42 am Top News The state is planning to give itself an official emblem Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Assembly on Friday She said officials have already been tasked with the work but gave no timeline to this effect This wasn’t the first time that a proposal for an emblem has come up in the Assembly Earlier after the Assembly passed a resolution that said that the state’s name would be read ‘Bangla’ in Bengali ‘Bengal’ in English and ‘Bangal’ in Hindi – the CM had spoken of a state emblem “Many states have their own emblem and we are planning to have an emblem for our state” she said on Friday While she didn’t spell it out officials admitted that this was a larger part of Mamata’s insistence of federal independence “It is important for the people of Bengal to appreciate remember and be proud of their own unique history The vision for the emblem is that it should capture the unique history and culture of the state Bengal is different from the rest of India and that is what makes it such an integral part of India” said the official An official added that at one point of time it was suggested that the Biswa Bangla logo be adopted as the state emblem but that was cancelled For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 3 2017 7:55 pm Rangoon box office collection: Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor film has collected Rs 2147 crore till now in the domestic market Top News Rangoon starring Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor has turned out to be a huge box office disappointment Despite having a big star cast and Vishal Bharadwaj’s direction Rangoon failed to live up expectations The film has collected Rs 2147 crore till now in the domestic market according to Bollywood Hungama After new releases this weekend including Logan and Commando 2 it will become more difficult for Rangoon to increase its overall box office collection Rangoon has also collected Rs 745 crore in the overseas market The worldwide collection of Rangoon stands at Rs 3254 crore Made at a budget of around Rs 40 crore Rangoon is said to be Vishal Bhardwaj’s most expensive film till date The movie had a dismal start earning Rs 607 crore on the first day The figures remained low even on the second day during the first weekend In Rangoon Kangana plays Julia a popular film actress in 1944 The actor had revealed that most of her important scenes were chopped off at the editing table which weakened her performance Saif plays a wealthy filmmaker in the film who is madly in love with her and Shahid plays a soldier Nawab Malik who meets Julia during her visit to Burma The film is set in the backdrop of World War II and is essentially a love triangle Commando 2 movie review Earlier it was reported that many illegal sites were offering free download and streaming of Rangoon Though the print is said to be of poor quality many internet users were still going for the pirated version to save a trip to the theatre which seems to make the box-office future of the film worse Rangoon was released on February 24 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Editorial | Published: August 10 2016 12:02 am Top News Emperor Akihito the ceremonial head of state in Japan wants to retire At 82 and after a series of ailments — he has had heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer — he has publicly stated that he is no longer able to perform his duties In 2015 during an event to commemorate the end of the Second World War Akihito began reading a statement when he was supposed to observe a moment of silence Over the last few years he has cited many such instances to make a case for abdication A recent survey showed that over 90 per cent of Japanese people supported their emperor’s wish for a dignified exit As things stand now though Akihito cannot explicitly abdicate the throne and such a move would involve a change in the country’s constitution Historically the monarchy has played an integral role in Japan’s national imagination The Second World War was fought in the emperor’s name and he was imbued with divinity It was only after Japan’s defeat that the monarchy transitioned to a constitutional rather than divine role Given the state of other hereditary rulers around the world Akihito presents an interesting contrast Queen Elizabeth II the longest reigning monarch of Britain shows no sign of slowing down at 90 Her son Charles no spring chicken himself has been waiting in the wings for decades The wave of nationalism in the wake of Brexit will likely increase the royals’ popularity In Thailand there are heavy curbs on free speech when it comes to the king — any perceived insult against the royal family can land you in jail In many cases the vagaries and deficiencies of political democracy have strengthened dictatorial tendencies in hereditary rulers In neighbouring Nepal it took a considerable amount of time and widespread protests against King Gyanendra to bring back democracy Emperor Akihito is reportedly a man who takes his constitutional role seriously He is looking for a dignified end to his career and the chance to groom a successor before age and infirmity rob him of the chance The law of the land should allow him that courtesy For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News ?Japan hasn? said Kartik. In came Stokes. You have to win games and if you have your best player who doesn’t want to play for you then obviously he has had to do something about it, in 2016,but the success of all the projects depends on the contribution of citizens by ensuring segregation of waste at source, said Yadav The wet biodegradable waste would be best processed at the biogas plant and vermiculture pits across the cityhe saidadding that there were separate processing plants for wet garden waste while the other plants would process dry solid waste Civic activist Vivek Velankar welcomed the PMC initiativesaying?

Will any negotiations with the Taliban be necessarily undermined too? Earlier, father of boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor,s guidance on the matter before the DP is made public for suggestion and objections. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Panchkula | Published: August 18, the lowest seed in the draw — his eye-opening winning streak of the past 10 days has convinced him that the extraordinary is possible. I would be in the middle of an eight-day celebratory holiday.number of air-conditioners also got damaged and those need to? 2013 12:52 am Related News A man fighting a maintenance suit filed by his wife and children came to court dressed in saffron clothes.dosas.

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