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The police have also been harassing me by asking me to appear at the police station, the victim told a press conference at Jamalpur here She alleged the police had visited the institutions where she had worked and pressured the people to give a statement against her character She had filed a complaint against the division number 2 SHO to Police Commissioner Ishwar Singhwho marked an inquiry to ADCP (City-1) Nilambri Jagdale The 22-year-old girl said that the police officials had also offered her money to withdraw the complaint Inspector Gurpreet Singhthe division number 2 SHOdenied the allegation He said the police had registered the case on the same day and arrested the accused immediately Laterthe inquiry in the case was shifted to the womens cell Old Jail Road shopkeepers protest After the police issued challans for wrong parking in the area and removed cart pullersthe shopkeepers of Old Jail Road protested against the traffic police and shut down their shops on Sunday For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | London | Updated: July 6 2016 2:52 pm With Nocak Djokovic’s early exit from the tournament Roger Federer hopes to end his four year wait for a Grand Slam title (Source: Reuters) Top News When self-styled “old guy” Roger Federer clocked that he was on a semi-final collision course with an all-conquering world number one his vision of holding aloft the Wimbledon trophy for a record eighth time may have seemed like a pipe dream However the shock demise of top seed Novak Djokovic at the weekend not only elevated the Swiss to a position as the man to beat it also raised the possibility this could be the week when he finally ends his four-year hunt for an 18th grand slam title Federer’s previous strategy would have been to focus all his energy on upending the only man who has wrecked his grand slam hopes over the past year However he can now dare to imagine hoisting the pineapple-topped trophy again — as he has a winning head-to-head record against every man left in the draw including his potential final opponent Andy Murray As Federer begins his countdown to a possible 11th appearance in the final his first task will be to topple Croatian beanpole Marin Cilic in Wednesday’s quarter-final Federer recalled that the ninth seed “blew me away” the last time they met in the semi-finals of the 2014 US Open which Cilic went on to win but this time round he was ready for anything the Croatian could throw at him “I know what I’m getting into” said Federer who owns a 5-1 record in meetings with Cilic “He’s really tough to play He’s really improved his serve in the last few years especially since the US Open He can clearly do it here at Wimbledon too “But I’m happy about my game as well I’m confident going into the Cilic match” added the man who was runner-up to Djokovic in the last two Wimbledon finals A lot of that belief comes in the knowledge that should he navigate his way past Cilic waiting for him in the semi-finals will be either Djokovic’s conqueror American 28th seed Sam Querrey or Canadian Milos Raonic SAMPRAS INSPIRATION Whereas a week ago Federer was “not thinking of the title” — with doubts remaining about his fitness after he sat out the French Open with a bad back — chances are that after Djokovic lost on Saturday the 34-year-old has thought of little else While many pundits and fans alike are tipping Murray as the man who will now go on to lift the gilded Challenge Cup on Sunday Federer could do worse than draw inspiration from another seven-times Wimbledon champion Fourteen years ago American Pete Sampras was written off as a ‘has been’ after he lost in the French Open first round and was then jettisoned out of Wimbledon in the second round — by 145th-ranked journeyman George Bastl By the time he arrived at the US Open in August his ranking had tumbled to 17th in the world Even when he beat Greg Rusedski to reach the fourth round the Briton bluntly declared: “I’d be surprised if he wins his next match I think the movement is not the same and the fitness is not the same “He’s just not the same player from the past” Sampras responded to the churlish outburst in the only way a true champion knows how — by winning the title With similar words being whispered about Federer last week — after he arrived at Wimbledon without winning a title in the first six months of the year for the first time since 2000 — the world number three also let his racket do the talking After four matches his record stands at 12 sets contested 12 sets won “Right now I enjoy everything about Wimbledon” said Federer whose absence from Roland Garros ended a run of appearing in 65 consecutive slams “Clearly I missed being in Paris… but that decision was for Wimbledon it was for the rest of the season it was for the rest of my career “I love this tournament more than anything It’s a huge opportunity for me to turn around the season “In tennis there’s not that much more (goals left to achieve) I hope I can win Wimbledon one more time That would be nice” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Yoginder K Alagh | Published: December 16 2010 12:48 am Related News The stand some political parties and interlocutors have taken on Indias position at Cancun shows insensitivity to Indias strengthsglobal interests and perspectives and a penchant for grandstanding on a serious issue Firstdoes India give up anything in being flexible on emissions The major feature of energy experience in the last three decades is that the country has managed a high growth rate with decelerating growth in electricity capacity and generation and that is through higher capacity utilisation in generation facilities (rising plant load factors in power plants)energy efficiency and captive power The last feature is to be avoided since it is expensive Capacity use has reached a plateau and will probably not rise any more But energy efficiency will increase Per unit of GDP in comparable purchasing parity termsIndia consumes around 60 per cent of the energy that countries like the US and China do We are comparable with other efficient countries like Japan and the UK This is a trend which started in the second half of the 80s with the industrial reforms initiated by the late Rajiv Gandhi In facthe laid down energy efficiency targets as essential for resource conservationglobal competitivenessas also fiscal prudence In the preparation for the Eighth Planfor exampleenergy efficiency targets were laid down for large industries The argument was that this was the flip side of the industrial reform underway Expansion of scale and improved capacity utilisation in large continuous process industries like steelcementaluminiumfertilisers and so on lead to substantial energy savings The targets laid down as part of the resource saving calculations of the plans led to the outcomes we see now The present stage of technological progress and advance makes a continuation of this trend almost inevitable India is not taking any chances in making intentionally vague one-liners of the kind that Jairam Ramesh has been making as a well-thought-out bargain counter at Cancun and elsewhere The argument that emissions should be calculated and enforced only in per capita terms was alright in the late 70sbut to peddle it now is to treat yourself as some kind of a Luddite joke in global negotiations It is alright and expected from some retired diplomats sticking to what they learnt in their first training but completely incompatible with the responses expected from a country taken seriously in global negotiations None of the other BRICs countries does this The more serious argument is of the kind that was made in preparation for the Rio summit In The Hague Declaration under the leadership of Mahbub ul Haque and Jan Pronkthe argument was made and signed by some of us that the world has to change lifestylesforeven under favourable technology scenariosthe world as we know it ceases to exist if we cross US per capita living standards by as much as a quarter in China and India This then gets to the point that Gandhiji had made that there is enough for everyones need but not for greed But this is not the per capita argument and that we will not adjust In factthe models that the environment ministry has put on websites make the adjustment points very elegantlyand some of the better younger elements have worked on that and so people like me have stopped making the point we were making with cruder tools at Johannesburgfor examplein the India 2020 modelling for the United Nations University It is interesting that those groups which were very close to the Bush administrations stand of completely sidestepping the Kyoto agreements are now taking the maximal equity arguments Apart from first principlesthere are important issues in access to greener technologiescarbon trading and Indias priorities to renewable nuclear and hydro-electric power At the present stagewe are seeing the setting of the borders of the debate and the issue is whether a country will be relevant or not Indian leadership was conspicuous by its absence in critical meetings earlierbusy at home pontificating on the per capita slogans Since CopenhagenIndia is in the drivers seat There is a lesson in recent American politics for India The last election to the House of RepresentativesSenate and many governorships in the US was one of the bitterest The large-scale use of money by the Tea Party and conservative groups was commented on even by the mediaa beneficiary of advertising In spite of all the acrimony andvery uncharacteristic for the Americansalmost personal attacks on the presidentin one of the most acrimonious election issues the tax question the president came to an agreement with his political adversaries almost on the day when the possibility of the forthcoming budget session being Barracked was announced in India Leadership also consists in realising the limits of power flexing The writera former Union ministeris chairmanInstitute of Rural ManagementAnand express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Nagpur | Published: September 15 2015 12:31 am President Pranab Mukherjee with Governor C Vidyasagar rao CM Devendra Fadnavis Union minister Nitin Gadkari and others at a function in Nagpur Monday (Express Photo by Monica Chaturvedi) Related News “THE country is facing very complex challenges of urbanisation that need to be addressed in a very short period of time Hence it is necessary to live grow develop and work together The very essence of local self government is for the elector and the elected to work together” President Pranab Mukherjee said here Monday He was speaking at a function to mark the 151st anniversary of the Nagpur municipal body Starting as a municipality in 1864 it had graduated to a municipal corporation in 1952 Share This Article Related Article “Nagpur city is known for its spirit of accommodation and catholicity that has made people from all over the country to make it their home What had started off as a municipality having only 82000 population spread over 157 sq km in 1864 has turned into one of the largest urban conglomerates in the country with a population of 27 million living in an area of 227 sq km The municipal corporation has provided many facilities and amenities to its citizens” Mukherjee observed “Unlike in Europe and North America where urbanisation happened over decades and even centuries we are facing many challenges in this process and have a short span of time to address them So it is necessary that both the elected representatives and the electors work together to meet them successfully” the President added Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the state would provide all possible support to the city’s developmental plans and announced state participation in Orange City Festival to attract global attention to the city “Nagpur has acquired the face of little India with people from all over the country who come here to work making it their home after retirement” he said Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said “Nagpur has pioneered many pathbreaking schemes such as 24 X 7 water supply treatment of waste water to supply it to MahaGenco to earn Rs 18 crore annually apart from providing many facilities to the citizens” Governor C Vidyasagar Rao unveiled a book on the 150-year-old journey of Nagpur city Chairman of the standing committee of the corporation Dayashankar Tiwari conducted the proceedings For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Nyon | Published: December 12 2016 8:02 pm UEFA deputy General Secretary Giorgio Marchetti picked up the Manchester United ticket during the Europa League draw on Monday (Source: AP) Top News Manchester United will play Saint-Etienne in the round of 32 of the Europa League in a pairing of Pogba brothers France international Paul Pogba leads Man United’s midfield and older brother Florentin a Guinea international is a Saint-Etienne defender Also in Monday’s draw Turkish club Besiktas whose stadium in Istanbul was targeted by a deadly bombing on Saturday will first play in Israel at Hapoel Beer-Sheva Italian clubs got tough draws: Roma will first play at Villarreal and Fiorentina will travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach Among Champions League clubs now switching to the Europa League Tottenham is at Gent and Legia Warsaw hosts Ajax Also it was: Athletic Bilbao vs APOEL; Anderlecht vs Zenit St Petersburg; Astra Giurgiu vs Genk; Ludogorets Razgrad vs FC Copenhagen; Celta Vigo vs Shakhtar Donetsk; Olympiakos vs Osmanlispor; Rostov vs Sparta Prague; Krasnodar vs Fenerbahce; AZ Alkmaar vs Lyon; and PAOK Thessaloniki vs Schalke The first legs will be played on Feb 16 with return matches on Feb 23 The final will be played in Stockholm Sweden on May 24 The winner gains entry to next season’s Champions League For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Bordeaux | Updated: June 22 2016 8:17 am Ivan Perisic scored at the death with a fiersome left-footed shot to beat David De Gea at the near post to win the game and the group for Croatia (Source: Reuters) Top News Holders Spain lost for the first time in 15 matches at the European Championship finals on Tuesday when Croatia beat them 2-1 to win Group D at Euro 2016 (RESULTS | STANDINGS) Ivan Perisic scored the winner with three minutes left after Croatia keeper Danijel Subasic had saved a penalty from Spain captain Sergio Ramos with 20 minutes remaining PHOTOS:Croatia hand holders Spain first loss at Euros since2004 Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic had cancelled out an early goal from Spain striker Alvaro Morata in the first half Spain meet Group E winners Italy in a heavyweight last-16 tie on Monday in Paris — a rematch of the 2012 final — while Croatia will play one of the third-placed teams in Lens on Saturday Kalinic’s goal just before the break was the first goal conceded by Spain in 948 minutes of European Championship matches since October 2014 Croatia’s excellence and commitment in battling back from behind condemned Spain going for a third straight title to their first defeat in a European Championship finals since they were beaten 1-0 by Portugal in the 2004 group stages READ:Vicente Del Bosque had warned Spain’s players of Ivan Perisicthreat The deserved winners overcame the disappointment of their second group match against the Czech Republic by starting confidently seeking to set the tone with an intense press However it was the Spanish who struck decisively in the seventh minute with a goal that encapsulated the technical prowess the movement and the vision that sets them apart from the rest of this summer’s contenders David Silva drove inside before sending a delicious reverse pass out to Cesc Fabregas whose diagonal run across the box went unnoticed by everyone else His cross was met by Morata arriving at the back post and on the day that his move back to Real Madrid from Juventus was announced the striker touched home for his third of the tournament moving level with top scorer Gareth Bale READ:Ante Cacic says his players showed true face ofCroatia Spain unchanged and enjoying the cohesion that familiarity breeds could have doubled their lead when Nolito directed Silva’s searching cross just wide but Croatia held tight and steadily began to rediscover their early menace Ivan Rakitic sent an ambitious chip onto the bar with the goalkeeper stranded while Kalinic picked ahead of goalless Mario Mandzukic offered mobility and a tenacity that had previously been missing With Spain eyeing a second it was Croatia who struck as Perisic’s cross found Kalinic stealing in ahead of Ramos who flicked the ball past De Gea with the outside of his foot It was hugely entertaining fare thankfully unaffected by the crowd troubles that have accompanied Croatia’s other matches this summer READ:Croatia hand holders Spain first loss at Euros since2004 Croatia began the second half confidently and David De Gea was called into action to tip away Darijo Srna’s cross before closing down Tin Jedvaj’s follow up They were then left fuming at an unjust penalty in the 72nd minute when Silva chasing a delicious lofted ball from Andres Iniesta fell under imperceptible pressure from Sime Vrsaljko Captain Ramos sent a hesitant spot kick down the centre of the goal and Subasic advancing well off his line before the shot was able to bat it away as justice was served Late goals have been a theme of this tournament and while Spain struck late to down the Czech Republic in their opener here they were on the receiving end A Spanish foray forward was halted abruptly and Marko Pjaca surged on the counter before laying the ball off to Perisic whose low shot aided by the merest deflection evaded De Gea at his near post as Croatia were able to celebrate a famous win For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Kolkata | Published: July 24 2015 11:28 am Neeraj Gyahwan: I wanted my characters to be like real life Stars have their own baggage – it is not always easy to make them discard their mannerisms Related News Neeraj Ghaywan whose debut film “Masaan” is releasing across the country today says he deliberately roped in newcomers as they gelled well with the film’s fresh and realistic feel “I wanted my characters to be like real life Stars have their own baggage – it is not always easy to make them discard their mannerisms “My shoots passed off uninterrupted without any actor being mobbed at any public place” Neeraj who had assisted Anurag Kashyap in “Gangs of Wasseypur” told PTI “As a result we could do away with any type of hierarchy on the sets and I wanted everyone to feel that all of us were equally behind the film’s making It’s a team work” he said Richa Chadha who featured in “Gangs of Wasseypur” is also one of the actors of ‘Masaan’ Neeraj recalled how she broke down during the audience adulation after the film’s screening in Cannes “There was a five-minute long standing ovation by the critics and reviewers It was overwhelming for all of us because none of the cast and the crew most of whom made their debut in this film expected such a response “Getting the official selection itself was a huge honour” Neeraj said Share This Article Related Article The film has won the acclaimed FIPRESCI Promising Future awards at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival and the Sundance Global Filmmaker Award Besides Richa the film stars Vicky Kaushal Sanjay Mishra and Shweta Tripathi Neeraj said the film talks about the exploitation of a computer-trained empowered girl who faces rebuttal at the altar of patriarchy where she is threatened by a video clip exposure by our own police force Read: Winner of two Cannes Awards ‘Masaan’ releases today “The judiciary is for the poor and helpless and its arms the administration including police circumvent the rules to dupe the small town people” he said “In small towns – tradition and modernity gel more seamlessly as shown in ‘Masaan’ Our directors seldom give importance to less important cities and my shooting experience with Anurag Kashyap for ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ pulled me to Benares the spiritual city of ghats and Viswanath temple” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: April 24 2016 3:02 am Bombay High Court Related News The Bombay High Court recently asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission to inform about its fund and infrastructure requirement for effective functioning A division bench of A S Oka and Prakash D Naik was hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by social activists Naresh Gosavi and Kailash Sharma relating to filling vacancies of members and staff in the commission and providing it with adequate funding to ensure its financial autonomy Share This Article Related Article The PIL alleged that the government had failed to ensure effective functioning of human rights courts in each district in Maharashtra besides appointing special public prosecutors as per rules The commission needs a quorum of three members to be fully functional The HC asked the government if the third member of the commission had been appointed Government pleader Geeta Shastri said that the state had appointed the third member in March this year “We grant you (MSHRC) one week to file an affidavit specifying your budgetary and infrastructural needs Inform us so we can pass appropriate orders” said the court The matter has been kept for hearing on May 3 The PIL alleged that the commission had not received funding for purchasing computers and other equipment for the past two years “Lack of timely appointment of members has resulted in a severe impediment to the protection of human rights and dignity across the state and a massive backlog of cases” said the petition In the last order the court had asked the government to inform how many persons had been appointed on temporary basis in the commission It had also told the state to fill up the vacancies pertaining to members in the commission It had also asked if budgetary grant as proposed by the commission and proper infrastructural facilities were being made available The HC passed similar orders earlier while hearing a matter pertaining to vacancies in the state Commission for Women WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 5 2017 7:40 am Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United an advantage prior to the second leg of Europa League semifinals (Source: Reuters) Top News Marcus Rashford scored the only goal in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals against Celta Vigo to give Manchester United a lead on Thursday Rashford who gave an advantage to the Red Devils with his free kick goal drove a right-foot strike from 25 metres past Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez into the top corner in the 67th minute The 19-year old who had earlier saved Man United blushes against Anderlecht with his extra-time winner in the quarterfinals came to his side’s rescue again to beat the Spanish side by 1-0 Rashford however left the pitch 10 minutes prior to the match ending with what looked like a knee injury He was followed by Ashley Young in the added time with a hamstring injury to add to Manchester United’s injury woes “He’s a 19-year-old kid in love with football He works he’s mature and what matters is not his age but his quality” said Mourinho after the match The English club will now prepare to host Celta who were unbeaten in their last five European games as they move into the second leg next week with an advantage The Europa League win is crucial for Mourinho who hopes that his side qualifies for next year’s Champions League Important win away from home Cant wait to play now in front of our own fans? what is very common and fashionable these days, Fortunately, Only 18% were aged 40-49 years. Citing National Investigation Agency (NIA) estimates, 2012 2:30 am Related News THE Gujarat High Court has refused to interfere with an order of the Rajkot principal district judge to transfer a civil suit from one magistrate to the other after the first magistrate wrote a confidential letter to him after reserving pronouncement of judgment on the suit.

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