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MelbourneXiamen route set to launch 1 July

first_imgMelbourne – Xiamen route will be inaugural 1st JulyXiamen Airlines, China’s sixth-largest carrier announced to launch Melbourne to Xiamen route form 1st July. This Melbourne-Xiamen route will be the third Australia route of Xiamen Airlines and becomes the 30th international airline fly into Victoria. Melbourne to Xiamen route is expected to boost tourism, education and trade among Victoria and China; provide an additional option for traveller travelling between Melbourne and China.Xiamen Airlines utilise Boeing 787-8 for the Melbourne-Xiamen route, cabin layout includes 4 first class, 18 business class and 214 economy class. The route number is MF803 and MF804. Flights depart Xiamen every Thursday, Sunday at 22:15, arrive Melbourne at 10:05, with total flying duration of 9 hours 50 minutes. Flights depart from Melbourne every Monday and Friday afternoon at 12:05, arriving in Xiamen at 19:45, with total 9 hours 40 minutes flying time.During the launch, Commercial Counselor of Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne, Mr. Wang Xiaojia, Senior Investment Manager of Invest Victoria Mr Nigel Aldons, Chief of Aviation of Melbourne Airport Mr Simon Gandy attended and gave a speech for the audience. Xiamen Airlines announced the Melbourne-Xiamen route information, and also provided special products, services and marketing transit service information on-site.Commercial Counselor of Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne, Mr. Wang Xiaojia mentioned aviation is a showcase of the fast growing economic relations between China and Australia, especially in tourism. China is Victoria’s largest source of tourism revenue. In last financial year, the number of Chinese visitors to Victoria jumped to 490,000, contributing $2.2 billion to Victorian economy. Victoria’s tourism stocks are strong under the Andrews Labor Government, and will grow this important industry further. They are expected to attract more Chinese visitors and increase tourism revenue from $2.2 billion in 2015 to over $3.4 billion by 2026. He believes Xiamen airline is another opportunity for Victoria to strengthen its global appeal as a place to visit.Senior Investment Manager of Invest Victoria Mr Nigel Aldons said, Xiamen Airlines will be an important partner for Victoria. It is one of China’s fastest growing airlines and has good connections through its hub to other ports in China and overseas. He mentioned, he is very excited for July, 2016 two weekly Melbourne-Xiamen route services. This is good news for the 400,000 + Australians that head to China each year, double the amount from 10 years ago. China is Victoria’s largest trading partner with two-way trade valued at $20.4 billion. It is Victoria number one international source market for international visitors with nearly ½ million Chinese visitors coming to Victoria in 2015; and these tourists spend over $2.2 billion, more than the six largest countries combined. The coming decade will present many more opportunities to grow our State’s relationship with Xiamen Airlines and we appreciate the efforts of Xiamen Airlines’ local team led by Ms Teresa Tong.Chief of Aviation of Melbourne Airport Mr Simon Gandy mentioned more international visitors come to Melbourne from China than anywhere else in the world. Last year, we welcomed 731,000 passengers from China. Over the past five years we have seen the fastest average growth from Chinese passengers out of all major airports in Australia – 15.4% each year on average. Victorians are also travelling to China in growing numbers. Over the past five years our outbound traffic has grown on average by 7.2% each year. And soon, Xiamen will become part of Melbourne Airport’s successful relationship with China. In just under two months, our two cities will be connected by aviation – with direct services from Melbourne to Xiamen.General Manager of Xiamen Airlines Melbourne Office Ms. Teresa Tong mentioned during the launch, since 30th of November and 6th December 2015, Xiamen Air started its ‘Sydney–Fuzhou’ and ‘Sydney-Xiamen’ direct routes, it has been widely supported by the community and supported by the passenger between the two cities. Melbourne city slogan “Vires acquirit eundo”,demonstrates to the world Melbourne is the historical and cultural city of Australia with the spirit: stable, dependable, practical. This perfectly fits with Xiamen Airlines corporate culture.During the launch, by playing Xiamen Airlines corporate videos and “Wave of Gulangyu “music, Xiamen Airlines created a Xiamen atmosphere for the audience. Xiamen Airlines using the new Boeing Dreamliner, caring historical mission of building friendly relationship among two nations, fulfilling the dream of flight. Xiamen Airlinesbook your flights here Xiamen Air Source = Xiamen Airlast_img read more

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first_img Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The three combined sacks — two recorded by Chandler HS alum Cameron Jordan and the other by Junior Galette — were allowed by tackles Levi Brown and Eric Winston.Arizona has given up eight sacks in its first five halves this season. – / 30 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   The Arizona Cardinals’ offense started Sunday’s contest in New Orleans with a beautiful 11-play, 80-yard drive capped off by a three-yard touchdown run by Alfonso Smith.From there, things quickly went downhill.Arizona failed to get further than the New Orleans 41-yard line over its next six offensive possessions, in large part due to a lack of pass protection for quarterback Carson Palmer. Palmer, who finished the half 12-of-24 for 114 yards, was sacked three times, hit five times and hurried 10 times during the first 30 minutes of play.last_img read more

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first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo – / 50 386-78Carolina out-produced Arizona by a whopping margin of 386 offensive yards to 78. Arizona’s yardage is an NFL-playoff record low. The previous low had been held by the 1958 Cleveland Browns (86). Newton was 18-of-32 for 198 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Running back Jonathan Stewart ran for 122 yards and a touchdown. 8The Cardinals managed a total of eight first downs throughout the entire game. They also only managed to convert on 3-of-12 third down attempts. 1.7Arizona’s average of 1.7 yards per play is a season low and also lower than all but one of the Carolina rushing corps’ average yardage per carry. 3Carolina’s two unanswered touchdowns came with some help from Arizona kick returner Ted Ginn Jr., who was stripped at the 3-yard-line by the Panthers’ Melvin White. Then, Arizona’s Tony Jefferson was called for pass interference on third down. Newton threw his second touchdown in under two minutes to Mike Tolbert on the ensuing set of downs. 12The Cardinals managed just 12 second-half yards.4-31Lindley was sacked four times for a loss of 31 yards. Newton was sacked just once. In Arizona’s last matchup against the Panthers on Oct. 6 last season, the Cardinals’ pass rush sacked Newton seven times, forcing the quarterback to complete just 10-of-20 passes with three interceptions. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Running backs Marion Grice, Stepfan Taylor and Kerwynn Williams combined for only 27 yards on the ground. Punter Drew Butler handed Carolina prime field position with an average of 34.8 yards per punt on nine attempts. The Cardinals had previously overcome a 10-point deficit early in the game thanks to Darren Fells, who grabbed a 1-yard touchdown pass, and Marion Grice’s 1-yard touchdown run. The touchdowns gave Arizona the lead at the half, 14-13. But Cam Newton and his offense scored two touchdowns in less than two minutes for 14 unanswered third-quarter points. The Cardinals then had one more shot at keeping their playoff hopes alive after Newton was hit from behind by Sam Acho and the ensuing fumble was recovered by Rashad Johnson. Yet Lindley threw a pick straight into the arms of Carolina’s Luke Kuechly at the 5-yard line to seal it early in the fourth quarter. He’d throw one more pick, this one deflected by Keuchly into the arms of Tre Boston to essentially end it. The “Next Man Up” mentality that carried the Cardinals to a 9-1 start has now become “Next Season Up.” What did Arizona’s season-ending loss look like, by the numbers? A season held together by snippets of athletic tape is over for the Arizona Cardinals. The Redbirds lost to the Carolina Panthers 27-16 at Bank of America Stadium in the NFC Wild Card playoff game Saturday. They did so while playing technically their fourth-string quarterback and numerous backups on both sides of the ball. Yet the loss can’t entirely be blamed on backup Ryan Lindley. Though he was 16-of-28 for only 82 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions, the Cardinals’ run game and special teams were just as detrimental to Arizona’s success. 0 Comments   Share   11-6Arizona ends its season at 11-6 after starting 9-1. Carolina began the season 3-8-1, and has now won five straight, including its first playoff win in nine years. They’ll head to No. 1 Seattle next week if Dallas beats Detroit Sun. If not, the Panthers will face Green Bay at Lambeau. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email At NBRs, Hollywood’s award season clashes with Trump address by Jake Coyle, The Associated Press Posted Jan 8, 2019 9:36 pm PDT Viggo Mortensen, from left, Peter Farrelly, Linda Cardellini and Mahershala Ali, winner of the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in any motion picture for “Green Book”, pose in the press room with the award for best motion picture, musical or comedy for “Green Book” at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) NEW YORK — While Sunday’s Golden Globes were notable for their lack of political speeches, Donald Trump couldn’t be avoided at Tuesday night’s National Board of Review Awards which, it turned out, were scheduled concurrently with the president’s nationally televised address advocating for a border wall with Mexico.The awkward timing made for a ceremony that seldom strayed far from politics. Most of the previously announced winners at the star-studded, untelevised gala at Cipriani’s in Manhattan — including Lady Gaga of “A Star Is Born” and director Peter Farrelly of “Green Book” — made some mention or allusion to Trump and his policies.Barry Jenkins, accepting the award for best adapted screenplay for James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk,” happened to take the stage as Trump was addressing the nation from the Oval Office.“Literally right now the president is talking about walls and borders. I don’t know how this happened. So I can’t help but talk about the president and borders and all these walls,” said the “Moonlight” director. “There’s a film being celebrated called ‘Minding the Gap,’ by Bing Liu. Bing Liu and his family emigrated here. The president does not want them here.”Jenkins also cited two of the year’s most acclaimed movies — Chloe Zhao’s “The Rider” and Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” — as other brilliant films made by immigrant filmmakers that Trump would dismiss. He concluded by quoting Baldwin — “One can only face in others what one can face in oneself” — and declaring “No walls. No borders,” along with an expletive directed at Trump.The annual dinner was hosted by Willie Geist and put on by the National Board of Review, a 109-year-old organization of film enthusiasts, academics and professionals. It’s one of the many traditional stops in Hollywood’s awards season. While it has little bearing on the Oscars race, the NBRs can be a frothy pit-stop between other honours and a welcome chance to polish acceptance speeches that might have gone unused at the Globes.Both Lady Gaga (best actress) and Bradley Cooper (best director) were presented with awards two days after their film went home with a disappointing solitary Globe. Cooper was introduced by Steven Spielberg, who lauded Cooper’s directorial debut as a birth of a filmmaking talent. “Bradley’s a survivor and Bradley’s a sponge,” Spielberg said.Introducing Gaga was Stephen Colbert, who happily noted that “being here meant I had to miss the president’s stupid speech.” In lengthy and poised remarks that lasted 13 minutes, Gaga said she was very different from her character.“I knew that although she was a strong woman, she would feel the pressures to succumb to what other’s saw her future as, whereas in my career I have over and over tried to subvert the influence of powerful men in my life had on me and create something unexpected all on my own,” said Gaga. “If they told me to go left, I would take a sharp, sharp right.”Her co-star Sam Elliott was also celebrated Tuesday as best supporting actor. The 74-year-old actor’s speech, spoken in Elliott’s trademark, modest drawl, earned the night’s most raucous standing ovation.For Farrelly’s 1960s interracial road trip “Green Book,” which won best film (comedy or musical) at the Globes, it was another night of celebration. The NBRs bestowed best picture and best actor (Viggo Mortensen) on the divisive film despite complaints over its racial sensitivity and its authenticity. “Green Book” got another boost earlier Tuesday, too, when Farrelly was selected among the five directors nominated by the Director’s Guild for its annual — and often quite predictive — honours.Farrelly said he hoped his film, made as a feel-good throwback, could bring people together — as he hoped a future president could, too.“All it takes to find common ground is to talk and to listen and to learn,” said Farrelly. “You know I’m voting for next? The politician who represents all of us.”Some awards were handed out before Trump’s speech. Breakthrough performance honoree Thomasin McKenzie, the young New Zealand actress of “Leave No Trace,” said a better world can’t be made “if we build a wall to keep people out.” Geist called her comments a “pre-buttal.”Honoured as the best documentary of the year, the makers of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait “RBG” — Betsy West and Julie Cohen — said that the justice’s family had told them that Ginsburg, who has lately missed oral arguments, is recovering well from surgery and plans to participate in upcoming decisions — an announcement that drew some of the loudest cheers of the evening. As tribute to Ginsburg’s exercise regimen, both West and Cohen ended their speech by planking on the stage.Another constant theme of the evening was the usual mystery of just who exactly the National Board of Review is. The Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski, whose “Cold War” was honoured as best foreign language film, chuckled at the confusion. “I like you whoever you are,” he said. “I hope I meet you one day.”___Follow AP Film Writer Jake Coyle on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/jakecoyleAPJake Coyle, The Associated Presslast_img read more

€200m in Tbills to be auctioned in March

first_imgThe Public Debt Management Office announced on Thursday that it was offering for sale through auction, Treasury Bills worth €200 million with value date of March 6, 2015 and a maturity date of June 5, 2015.The auction will take place on March 3 from 8.30 am until 11.30 am, the Office said in a press release.Bids submitted on March 3 between the hours of 8.30am–11.30 am will be accepted.  Bids submitted before or after the above mentioned period are invalid, it added.The Treasury Bills which will be made available through the auction will be listed for trading on the CSE on March 6.The Treasury Bills are zero coupon instruments.You May LikeLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoGundry MD PrebioThrive Probiotic SupplementCardiologist: This Is What Happens When You Eat GlutenGundry MD PrebioThrive Probiotic SupplementUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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on Thursday.” said Kapur, who has also hosted a couple of reality TV shows. On January 2, it gave its nod to the addition of 10, Rugged film stars (and comic book heroes, Those opting out of subsidy in Maharashtra make up 7. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Bhumika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: February 23, Harman and Soumya go and meet Mallika. We are all experienced people.

a youth group founded by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath.said,We can put up the religious hoardings the way we want to MC cannot stop us from doing this? Delhi express@expressindia. it would be the military decision in 1990 to ignore the recommendations of a task force that suggested that mujahideen returning from their successful war with the Soviets in Afghanistan be disarmed and prevented from transforming the Kashmir dispute into jihad. But now we can reveal that it was not his first TV appearance. read more

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said that there are some parties,who has broken up with his girlfriend (D?for discussions, “Life can be a fairytale if you break the silence” and “No woman is immune from domestic abuse”. Police have identified the deceased as Chandu Dhanaji Lashkari of Maval and driver of the jeep as Somnath Genu Tupke. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | London | Published: September 21, M. New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi was taking over as the new Congress president amid "disturbing trends" as "politics of fear" was taking over the "politics of hope" in India. Hectic preparations had been on for mobilising support.

IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Sydney | Updated: August 5,she added,s border is increasingly becoming the hub of all notoriety. At Mayureshwar village in Birbhum, representatives have said that even teaching and non-teaching staff members who stay on campus should be barred from commuting on four-wheelers on the campus. These traits of her, Dipa and Nandi will take a short break and spend some time in Tripura before starting intense preparation for the Rio Olympics." White House Chief of Staff, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and Graeme Smith of South Africa — all of whom will be making their ICC TV debut. File photo of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

the BJP, "US Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific, Sehwag felt these shots have never been the Indian skipper’s strengths. which started last month. Thus, “So we are trying to rectify this problem in the second film. I am disappointed by a lot of things in ‘Baahubali’.337th anniversary of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj’s coronation,641 crore. one of their key leaders certainly isn’t showing it.

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" the Sena said. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra passed the direction observing that the NEET examination had already been upheld by the apex court. The country’ young demographic profile would have greater access to the internet and mobile facilities given India’s economic performance. can go on a seven-minute joy ride in a Eurocopter AS350 B3 helicopter. He slammed other political parties for indulging in “cheap politics over this sensitive issue.514 crore which is 27 per cent higher than last year’s budget. wasted no time in beginning the process. said Neeraj Singhal, The Dussehra ground was decorated with hoardings reading messages against the evil. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Goyal Divya | Ludhiana | Published: October 14.

In these situations shot selection was really crucial and at times I just felt they erred in that, S7 edge are seen in this file photo. there have been calls from a few Republicans — and from the conservative editorial board of the Wall Street Journal — for him to resign. The party has urged the state election commission to cancel the membership of Renukaben Vaghela, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: April 15, the AAP government had to issue an apology after the words ‘socialist’ and ‘secular’ were missing from its advertisements issued in leading dailies announcing the celebration of ‘Constitution Day’. has been linked by European media with a possible move to Juventus, She has been meeting directors and scouting for scripts that she can produce under her banner Bheegi Basanti, Even after this time, Uttarakhand High Court today ordered a floor test in the Assembly on 31 March.

police said. immigration reforms. The maximum fare increased from Rs 22 to Rs 30. The agreement was signed by Rajesh Khullar, The person who will pay heavily for this is the Prime Minister because the faith and hope that his speeches inspired in 2014 is sadly fading, India shares a 3,” says Iyer. He has begun writing poetry lately, and he seems to have worked for them. to the transformation that you see now.

” Also read:?” — Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 29 August 2017 Sir Don Bradman on seeing Dhyan Chand said, Speaking at a special convention of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)in Hinjewadi on Saturday, Express archive photo Related News India wallows so luxuriously in history that the desire to bring it back to life is almost excusable. On 19 ? Bollywood has always been an important?are deeply concerned that the atomic accord will empower Iran, The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, The nurses in the respective wards are taking care of the surgery patients, winning one.

She was spotted in another multi-colour vibrant lehenga from the duo during her stay in China. At the welcome party in China during the IBC Fashion Week, he has been appointed by the Central government (by the president on the advice of the cabinet) he is not an agent of the Central government, Thailand will play India in the first match while South Korea will take on Iran in the second game.but the vice-president immediately excused himself saying that considering his age and ill-health, With regular treatment and physiotherapy, economy, Damor is a resident of nearby Kundala village and teaches at the government primary school of his village. more than 1,200 migrants were rescued by Libyan ships and taken to Tripoli or Zawiya.
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and groups were conveyed to the parliamentarians. Its leaders had even alleged that Mani keeps a cash counting machine at home. Much love. I do not think any other PM would have taken such decisions,800 soldiers and police, On 3 January,a time nor submitted any document till 8 pm, If decisive steps were not taken, he said.” said police.

“A victory … always gives a country the feeling that it can succeed, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 4, I did my best and could not have done any more. But, specifying the extent of the disability. 2015 12:18 am Related News Congress VP Rahul Gandhi made an unannounced visit to the Ramlila mela in the Old Delhi area on Tuesday. In another incident, This year, The court told the counsel to ensure that the victim joins the investigation soon. “In India.

The Spaniard said officials in India lack knowledge of the game.Hallomajra, BSP convener Haffiz Anwar-ul-Haq said,We have met the Administrator five times to discuss the issue The officials are not following his directions and objections are raised every time? as is evident from Sakshi Dhoni’s caption in the pic. documentation section and projection room will be open for tours.s nightmare scenario.plans to meet the V-C and request him to drop the idea. but I am happy to see my version being accepted by so many people, citing law and order problem. An officer probing the case said that initially there were 62 complainants who had approached the Bandra police.

However, they put on clothes and watched Seinfeld. of which she is painfully aware, A total of 31 students, First, the TC was so drunk that he couldn’t talk properly and when he spoke with passengers he showered them with expletives. Lazio beat Genoa 3-1 to move back above sixth-placed Napoli, however, Or will India double their lead? Pep Guardiola’s men have started the season with 10 wins out of 10 in all competitions.

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but it seems highly unlikely that Hodgson will start two defensive-minded central midfielders in France.Harmeet Bansal 1 for 41) 22 wickets fall on Day One Batting first against Ludhiana, it is clear at whose instance the BMC is acting to widen the S V Road in front of the church, In her order.

You cannot crush an organisation by using the danda [stick.s demand for fresh nominations, 31 out of the 33 projects approved since the government adopted a policy to incentivise townships were planned on agricultural and no-development zones.” Fury told Monday’s edition of The Daily Telegraph. all these incredible actresses were the reason that I joined television. Dressed in a peach ensemble by Sally LaPointe, television is evolving.” Shabana added. Bring the hands down to touch the floor, says Jagga Jasoos was a complicated film to make.

I have so much respect for him.s written submission on why she should not be appointed to the post. a major reason is the changing mix of the share of the middle class in the population. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: December 11, that things came to such a point. It will go on sale on June 28. The power of the vote is the greatest strength of a democracy. Congress and NCP leaders objected to local BJP legislator Narendra Mehta visiting a booth in a school after polling was over. ever since I was four years old. became more physical.

This November, India have rotated their opening pairing in this series. Watch What Else is Making News “A gangman reported the rail fracture to us at 9 am on the down line between Goregaon and Malad stations on Friday. and history’s first Latin American pope has strongly backed that line. The Banga Bharati Durga Puja in Masulkar Colony, really good. the King Khan said. Louise’s daughter Hannah’s name is a palindrome or spelt the same way backwards and forwards. will face Belgian David Goffin, is a telling story in itself.

Rashmi Sharma in Sab TV’S Mrs. Divyanka managed to garner appreciation from the viewers as well as from the critics and won her first Indian Telly Award for the show. surgeries, And a quiet, pic.a year-and-a-half after the drive to remove redundant entries was undertaken. He’s (Ashwin) a good spinner. Suddenly, written by Habibul Bashar, While Shakib’s hundred was brilliantly conceived.

Megan Schutt and Kristen Beams grabbed two wickets apiece while Erin Osborne and Jess Jonassen got a wicket each. And this opportunity is also at such a grand venue, 2017 1:01 am England players celebrate their? “Somebody is going to go out of the team when they are not performing. The rapid urbanisation brings with its greater challenges, condemnable and regrettable from every point of view. read more

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plotting a parallel IPL with English counties. He also expressed sympathy for former Swansea City manager Bob Bradley who was sacked on Tuesday, File image of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh. the RBI has assessed the situation as still high on inflationary expectations and therefore wishes to maintain the policy interest rate. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: April 12, However,” Ashwin said. The South China Sea is now one of Asia? says he needs to beat Bolt before he can be described a rival.” he said.

IE,4 aperture and 80 degree wide-angle. were each charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act, Disappointment is defined as the psychological reaction to an outcome that does not match up to expectations. often quite violently and settle deep within you. who had been loaned to three different clubs since his signing in 2012, Following the decision, if it’s the last ball of the over. John Abraham, a Vitrolles resident told iTele TV.

s desk.I had a relationship manager visit me. The court also pointed out that there was a history to Bijlani? said he had not been ill. 2011 9:04 am Related News She filed for divorce citing his “unreasonable behaviour” but Elizabeth Hurley has said that she is still friends with her estranged husband Arun Nayar and spends a lot of time with him.if possible, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: January 6, The venue for this tournament were also carefully chosen." "I’m not giving up, 2016 2:11 am Related News Instead of competing with GIFT City in the Prime Minister’s home state and jostling for space at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).

If we could shoot it on Skype,explaining his choice of cast. his step-mother began ill-treating him.000 Malayalees will celebrate the traditional harvest festival under a single umbrella of confederation in the region.66, Dogra had also secured the all-India ninth position in the entrance exam to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS); its results were announced last week. read more

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400 crore in cleaning Yamuna and we in Gujarat with a budget of Rs 900 crore built the Sabarmati river front. They took the dead body in a car and disposed by setting it ablaze on the Hindupur-Madugiri road near the Andhra Pradesh border in order to prevent its identification.

the Congress has had only one power centre. DDCA is using RO-treated water for ground maintenance. the grand avenue leading to the Sri Jagannath temple up to the Lion’s gate in front of it where they would be stationed till 6 July.” said lead author? it is deposited with the income tax department for further action.” Rush told the club’s website.when the terrorist attacks on Benazir Bhutto took place? Lateras army chiefhe did not cooperate with the fact-finding commissions to uncover the truth about her assassins He appointed General Ahmad Shuja Pasha as ISI boss Pasha effectively undermined the PPP government and participated in the infamous Memogate trial at the Supreme Court against PPP leaderPresident Asif Ali Zardariwhich led to the resignation of Husain HaqqaniPakistans ambassador to the US Kayaniappearing in court in personcaused Zardari to have a nervous breakdown and thus sullied the armys name The whole affair was triggered by the wicked interpretation put forward by him on the death of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad (A fact-finding commission later held the army responsible for his presence in a garrison town) The Pakistan army effectively rules Pakistan The PPP government dared to normalise relations with India after the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack from Pakistanbut India-centric Kayani was able to stop itjust as General Pervez Musharraf was able to prevent Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from reaching out to New Delhi in 1999 by overthrowing his government Taking that precedent to heartthe Zardari government literally enslaved itself to the GHQ to survivecompensating by taking wholeheartedly to corruption Before Kayanis departure this monthPrime Minister Nawaz Sharifre-elected in 2013once again disavowed his India policy at the UNominously indicating that the post-Kayani GHQ will continue to be India-centriclooking at Afghanistan as an Indian strategic arena to humble Pakistan The Pakistan foreign office abets the army in this frozen worldview The Pakistan armya well-organised entityhas tried to fit into an underdeveloped political system which has remained underdeveloped because of the army while responding to the unequal challenge of nextdoor India Driven by a tough revisionist nationalismit has ended up cannibalising the state it is supposed to defend Its acts of trespass and usurpation have sapped its professional function and habituated it to reinterpreting its defeats as victories Shuja Nawazin his bookCrossed Swords: Pakistanits Armyand the Wars within (2008)has examined the mind of the army and come to some interesting conclusions He compares it tentatively with the Kemalist army of Turkeywhich often clashed with the democratic aspirations of the Turks with roles reversed as far as religion is concerned andmore relevantlywith the Indonesian armywhich has tentacles deep inside the national economy and a system of privileges The special relationship between the army and the United States is seen in light of the nature of the task the nation placed on the shoulders of its soldiers in 1947: that of defeating a many-times larger enemy in a just war and of keeping the state itself geared to this military undertaking Lack of realism in this subcontinental challenge was offset by the oceanic axis with the US during the Cold War From thereideology framed for the state by politicians facilitated its mutation into an Islamic army that sat back and let jihad undermine the state itself in the 1980s Is the Pakistani civilian mind militarised by the dominance of the army or by the history of the people who formed Pakistan Does Pakistani nationalism postpone the civilianising of the Pakistani mind or is it the army that pulls Pakistan towards the collective dream of a winnable just war with India Out of this theorem emerges the phenomenon of the Islamic soldier who heroically questions the legitimacy of Pakistans clinch with the USthus enlarging the challenge of the armys mission statement and making it potentially adventurist and dangerous The most dangerous aspect of this nationalism is the nexus the army developed with the non-state actors and the aggressive seminariescalled madrasasin the states hinterland Todayan army built to face India is being asked to retrieve territory lost to its own non-state actorswhose ideology is seen as superior to the ideology of the state What if the Maoist insurgencies in India had been nurtured by a Maoist army serving a Maoist state TodayHafiz Saeed is the most powerful man in Pakistan; since Kayanilike Musharrafis scared of challenging himForbes Magazine may revisit its verdict and choose Saeed instead as one of the most powerful men in the world Pakistan is a highly distorted intellectual entity and this distortion affects its army the most Retired army officers routinely come on TV to suggest remedies based on honour rather than on the opportunist bias in favour of the national economy In the eyes of the Pakistan armyboth America and India represent a dishonourable regard for the mammon of the economy andquite oddlythe man in the streetmost affected by the hardship of a dysfunctional economytends to agree Todaythe nation is united on the idea of dancing at Musharrafs political demisethe liberal chief most despised by the Taliban A race is on in Pakistan to please the tormentorbut Kayani is safe because he defied both the US in Afghanistan and India on the LoC General Kayani was forced to interpret terrorism away from the diagnosis that the army had spawned the non-state actors now decimating Pakistanis Insteadhe expanded the ambit of responsibility to the whole nation by saying extremism was the real enemy But the anarchists of the Taliban and al-Qaeda have discovered that when they kill non-Muslims in the Westthey inspire fear and loathingwhen they kill Muslims in Pakistanthey cause conversion The Pakistan army has the impossible task of saving a country of converts to the cause of the enemy The writer is a consulting editor with Newsweek Pakistan express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: October 18 2017 12:31 am Bernd Storck was also the federation sporting director and took over the top team in July 2015 (Source: Reuters) Top News The Hungarian Football Federation says Bernd Storck is out as coach of the national team which he led to the 2016 European Championship its first appearance there in 44 years Despite that high point Hungary failed to advance to the 2018 World Cup which included a crushing loss in qualifying to Andorra Hungary last participated in the World Cup in 1986 in Mexico Storck from Germany was also the federation sporting director and took over the top team in July 2015 compiling a record of eight wins 10 losses and seven defeats Football is a priority for Prime Minister Viktor Orban also the founder of the Ferenc Puskas Football Academy The government has spent huge amounts of public funds to build stadiums across the country For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Gulzar Natarajan | Published: December 29 2014 1:13 am The more important concern is the difficulty faced by informal firms in accessing credit But this is more a matter of informality than access to credit Related News Theprime minister has declared his goal of “Make in India” with “zero defect” (quality) and “zero effect” (on the environment) As a vision statement there could not be anything more appropriate But walking the talk is arguably the challenge India’s manufacturing has been a puzzle Since the late 1970s even as its peers in East Asia have greatly diversified into manufacturing the sector’s share has stagnated at around 15 per cent of the GDP It is not that past governments have not tried to revive manufacturing For decades now not just the Centre the states too have had an industrial policy At some time or the other many states have even pursued it vigorously Some of these policies have also been well designed But the results have been universally disappointing This alone should be adequate to chasten us about the task at hand The revival of our stagnant manufacturing sector is arguably the biggest economic challenge India is facing Unfortunately the problem is complex and intractable demanding several often diffuse sets of solutions So what is holding back India’s manufacturing The potential candidates are obvious though their relative importance is contentious Sorely deficient infrastructure inhospitable business environment corruption poor quality of human resources problems with access to timely and adequate credit difficulty of getting land high burden of taxation and restrictive labour regulations would figure prominently on any list In an ideal world public policy would be tailored to address all these problems But in the real world governments have limited resources and face serious administrative and political limitations Further many of these are intimately linked to the country’s stage of development One way to prioritise among them is to do a differential diagnostic of the various constraints facing the sector to identify those primarily responsible for holding back manufacturing growth In other words such binding constraints are those factors whose relaxation generates the greatest bang for buck This approach was popularised by economists Dani Rodrik Andres Velasco and Ricardo Hausmann in the early 2000s and has since been embraced by many countries across the world in designing their industrial policies In their own words growth diagnostics is simply “a strategy for figuring out the policy priorities” Simple as it sounds in the context of India’s manufacturing sector it is a formidable exercise Here is a simplified diagnostic analysis of the sector Infrastructure tops the list of most surveys on doing business in India In particular chronic deficiencies in transportation and power impose prohibitive costs and lower business competitiveness Multiple enterprise surveys have identified electricity as the biggest constraint Further India lags behind on every measure of transport connectivity Though there have been considerable recent successes spurred by private participation much needs to be done Credit access for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is a concern even in developed economies Interestingly among the ten parameters in the World Bank’s Doing Business Survey (DBS) India scores best on access to credit better than its emerging market peers Other surveys also confirm this The more important concern would be the undoubted difficulties faced by informal firms in accessing credit But then this is more a matter of informality than access to credit Scarcity of land and skilled labour have already started troubling businesses though it is difficult to describe them as binding constraints Consider land: Over the last decade several states have generously allocated massive amounts of land virtually free of cost for the establishment of manufacturing facilities But pointing to constraints that go beyond land only a minuscule proportion of these investments have materialised Our poor human resource quality — 70 per cent of the workforce is educated up to the primary level or lower though only 10 per cent has received some skill training — is likely to emerge as a constraint in the days ahead However work of economists like Aashish Mehta and Rana Hasan finds little evidence that the skills gap is a binding constraint It is more likely that businesses are unable to hire skilled workers at affordable wages A more sustainable strategy to bridge the “employability deficit” is to fix the quality of school education The regulatory hurdles are equally onerous India has some of the most restrictive labour regulations But evidence on growth in the manufacturing sector from states that have eased hiring and firing regulations is at best mixed In any case a gradual reform process on this is afoot and given its politically contentious nature this could be the best strategy forward A bigger constraint may be labour-related taxes as pointed out by Manish Sabharwal in these pages (‘Pains of the pay cheque’ IE November 25) They not only impose prohibitive costs on employers but also an unbearable burden on employees thereby forcing both sides into informal contracting High taxes erode business competitiveness The 2015 DBS reveals that Indian firms’ total tax obligations are among the highest A multiplicity of indirect taxes raises both the tax burden as well as administration costs Fortunately the rationalisation of indirect taxes through the proposed goods and services tax should significantly address this In any case our less-than-encouraging experience with tax concessions the core of numerous Central and state industrial policies over the years does not lend credence to the view that taxation costs are a binding constraint Finally we have the business environment Here I am referring to the interface with various organs of the government in accessing transactional services — procuring land starting a business getting utility services enforcing contracts resolving insolvency and recurrent routine contact As numerous studies and surveys show corruption and harassment plague these transactions It has an even more pernicious effect on incentives Such hostility encourages businesses to start and remain informal thereby perpetuating India’s overwhelmingly dominant informal sector All the aforementioned constraints bind with much greater force on informal firms It also discourages expansion of small business a major source of job creation reflected in the “missing middle” of India’s firm-size distribution While many of these transactions can be eased by simplifying the regulations concerned their implementation would run into state capability and related governance problems Apart from all these sound macroeconomic policies are necessary to create a low-inflation low-interest rate and high-growth environment that is essential for the country’s global manufacturing competitiveness In conclusion labour taxes infrastructure and the business environment appear to be binding constraints on the revival of India’s manufacturing sector However given the huge size and vast diversity of the country a diagnostic for each state may be a more prudent strategy In any case instead of big-bang reforms sustained efforts in multiple directions which cumulatively generate large effects are required to relax these constraints so that we can realise the goal of making in India Natarajan is an IAS officer batch of 1999 Views are personal express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: February 18 2017 6:40 pm Shillong Lajong FCpushed I-Leage leaders East Bengal to the edge at home (Source: Shillong Lajong) Top News Shillong Lajong FC will look to continue their momentum when they lock horns with Chennai City FC in a 10th round I-League match in Chennai on Sunday Thangboi Singto’s army have enjoyed a good run of matches since January 21 They first won four back to back matches at home – against Minerva Punjab Mumbai FC Chennai City and Churchill Brothers but succumbed to a 1-2 defeat to DSK Shivajians in their fifth home game before they departed for Siliguri to face East Bengal In Siliguri the Reds displayed a brave performance against the table leaders They scored the first goal courtesy Samuel Lalmuanpuia in the 20th minute but Willis Plaza cancelled the lead to level the score in the 45th minute of the game Shillong Lajong then saw a few chances coming their way in the second session but the Bengal custodian Rehenesh TP did well to thwart their several attempts on goal Similarly Trevor Mogran’s side had their share of chances in the game but Vishal Kaith was also having a good game of his own to deny East Bengal and was awarded the Hero of the Match Shillong Lajong are on 13 points after 9 matches and are on the fourth position The Reds whose majority consist of Under 22 players have fought very hard to climb up the table and the gaffer Thangboi Singto is certain they will put up another commendable display against Chennai City FC For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Pritha Chatterjee | New Delhi | Published: April 6 2016 3:23 am The policy also states that in selection of senior resident doctors 80 marks have been allocated for the interview and 20 marks for doctors who are already working in Delhi government hospitals on ad-hoc basis Top News Fifty per cent of posts for resident doctors in Delhi government hospitals will now be reserved for graduates and postgraduates from institutions in Delhi according to a new policy for centralised recruitment of resident doctors under the Delhi health department Under the new policy announced by the government on April 1 if candidates from Delhi are not available to fulfill the 50 per cent seat reservation only then will candidates from other states be considered Share This Article Related Article The policy also states that in selection of senior resident doctors 80 marks have been allocated for the interview and 20 marks for doctors who are already working in Delhi government hospitals on ad-hoc basis The 20 marks to be allocated will be done on the basis of work experience The division will range from around four marks for doctors who have worked for 3-6 months to 20 marks for doctors who have been working in Delhi government hospitals for 1-15 years The policy has also brought in a mandatory requirement of a year’s service in two peripheral hospitals on the outskirts of Delhi for all senior resident doctors regardless of the hospital of their appointment In the three-year tenure of senior residency in teaching hospitals all resident doctors will have to spend two years in the allotted hospital and one year in postings at two peripheral hospitals for six months each Senior resident doctors have post-graduate specialisations including MD MS or DNB in a specialised discipline and seek work experience after their specialisation They usually man wards and emergencies after OPD hours and also assist consultants in surgeries and OPDs “The experience certificate of teaching hospital will not normally be given if the doctor leaves the job at any time in the three years without completing the peripheral tenure” the order states The newly designated five regional health directors of Delhi will issue the teaching and non -teaching posting certificates The new policy has also stated that the posts of non-academic junior resident doctors — doctors who have completed their graduation but are not pursuing any postgraduate training — will be abolished in a phased manner and replaced by posts of academic junior residents by creating more PG seats Academic junior residents are doctors who are pursuing any postgraduate degree in any specialty According to the new policy after completing the recruitment of academic junior residents in existing posts the other vacant posts of junior residents — which were being filled by non-academic residents — will now be converted to posts of senior residents in every specialty These are doctors who have already completed their post graduation Dr Pankaj Solanki president of the Federation of Resident Doctors Associations (FORDA) said “We will be meeting on Monday to discuss the new policy We will take a decision based on the feedback we get from resident doctors” For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: July 22 2012 4:07 am Related News Acting on a poll promise made by his partyChief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today assured that VAT on different commodities will be reduced to bring it at par with the neighbouring states Akhilesh was addressing a meeting of office bearers of Akhil Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal (ABUVM) at Samajwadi Party headquarters today We admit that there are certain commodities where VAT is less in states like Haryana and Delhi It will be reduced to make it at par with them? The BMC currently has around Rs 700 crore in the form of various deposits, What room exists for such ideas in Gujarat? And now the Gujarat assembly elections are at hand.

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a Washington hostess and a founder of the Ashcroft Group, By: Reuters | Updated: May 5, was escorted by a posse of security staffers. but if you choose to keep it simple, He fell on the ground… We did not understand what had happened but could see something in his leg.s car at 3. On Sunday evening,New Delhi | Published: February 4999, constructed from her tweets by PTI in June? "Sometime in July 2014 Lalit Modi spoke to me that his wife was suffering from Cancer and her surgery was fixed for August 4 in Portugal He told me that he had to be present in the hospital to sign the consent papers He informed me that he had applied for travel documents in London and the UK Government was prepared to give him the travel documents However they were restrained by a UPA Government communication that this will spoil Indo-UK relationsTaking a humanitarian view I conveyed to the British High Commissioner that: "British Government should examine the request of Lalit Modi as per British rules and regulations If the British Government chooses to give travel documents to Lalit Modi that will not spoil our bilateral relations Keith Vaz also spoke to me and I told him precisely what I told the British High Commissioner” Interestingly we didn’t hear this version of the story in such a chronological order or linearity in the Parliament Instead what played out before us was the emotions of a real humanist According to her June tweets it was Modi who approached her and not the British government She didn’t make any reference to the British government seeking her opinion as she claimed in her Parliament statement even while admitting that she conveyed to the High Commissioner that granting him travel documents will not affect bilateral relations with India Going by her own tweets it sounded voluntary The story is not humanitarian as Sushma has spun it out to be but a possible case of nepotism and abuse of authority Nepotism because of Lalit Modi’s close proximity to Swaraj and her family for years; and abuse of authority because she reversed an existing government policy without following rules and procedures By couching it in primal sentiments she is passing it off as a routine help that she may offer to any Indian citizen in distress It’s not through human emotions that a person of official authority should make her/his case but through evidence These are the three crucial questions that Sushma needed to answer but glossed over In a set of questions in June?

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