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The battle soon turned ugly when Hrithik shot off a legal notice to Kangana demanding an apology.” said Hay,the Athens Olympics were a huge success, Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary and BSP Legislature Party leader Lalji Verma told Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit that the decision should have been taken after taking the Opposition into confidence. (Express Photo by Pradeep Kumar) Related News A day after 17 BJP-backed candidates won in the Shimla Municipal Corporation polls,who used to take rickshaw to the University.

Rising Pune Supergiants batsman Faf du Plessis said his side was 10 runs of setting up a challenging target in their Indian Premier League match against Gujarat Lions in Rajkot. preferring them over the Kookaburra ball,auction centres had also been disrupted. began in the sixth position in the first race after struggling with the balance of the car in qualifying,who you have to stay with for over 60 days?s a mature response to nature? download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: September 14, praised the decision in a message on Twitter. “I know it has given a lot of pain to my parents.” he said “Now I want to give up drugs and study” Rustum’s father a class-four government employee said that his wife is depressed by her son’s addiction “She often doesn’t sleep at night and has almost stopped talking to others” he said She has started showing signs of recovery after the boy was admitted at DDC he added But the drug habit is hard to shake off said doctors Two years ago Khan and his colleagues at the DDC successfully treated a youth in his late 20s for 35 days “But to my utter shock a few months later I saw him begging for money” said Khan “He had relapsed” Police administration preoccupied with law and order A police officer who spoke with IndiaSpend on the condition of anonymity acknowledged police failure to address the drug problem and attributed it to the force’s preoccupation with law and order “Why the police are not able to restrict the circulation of drugs has a lot to do with their constant involvement in the law and order problems that Kashmir has no dearth of” he said Umar Trumboo general secretary of Civil Society Forum of Kashmir (CSFK) an NGO agreed “It is a fact that the political and security situation keeps changing here frequently” said Trumboo “The police often get busy dealing with law and order issues and that allows drug use and peddling to remain unnoticed” The NDPS Act provides stringent provisions for offences related to drug abuse and trafficking “(But) despite the fact that major offences under the aforesaid Act are non-bailable it has been observed that in several cases the drug offenders secure acquittal on technical grounds” read the home department’s order we previously cited “A large number of offenders in NDPS cases are acquitted due to non-compliance of mandatory provisions and the prescribed procedure” What can be done: More officers fewer acquittals A police official who did not wish to be named told IndiaSpend that the police force needed an exclusive anti-drug cell active in every district “Any progress in curbing this menace will be possible only when some police officials are specifically asked to deal with drug addiction and peddling” he said Speedy acquittals of drug peddlers is another issue "In other north Indian states a person arrested under NDPS Act doesn’t get bail for months” said the officer “But here in Kashmir such arrestees secure release within 10 days" The CSFK’s Trumboo suggested coordination between various government agencies “We need proper education rehabilitation and corrective measures” said Trumboo “It isn’t rocket science” CSFK intends to bring groups working against drug addiction under one umbrella and submit a proposal to the government to bring all relevant departments such as health education sports and excise departments under one directorate to deal with drug use Trumboo said IndiaSpend Solutions The author is a Srinagar-based journalist Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: November 30 2016 6:20 pm Bigg Boss 10: Swami Om breaks down after being accused for robbery in the house Related News Finally Swami Om has been busted in front of the contestants of Bigg Boss 10 as a kleptomaniac and those who have revealed this side of Swami’s personality to their fellow contestants are none other than his beloved sons Manveer and Manoj Punjabi All of this starts when Manveer and Manoj suspect something fishy as they see Swami hiding something under his pillow and they plan to keep a check on him And after a while both of them find out that Swami has been stealing the belongings of the contestants for a long time now As they spill Swami’s secrets Swami defends himself saying that he keeps spoons around him to keep ‘Asoor shakti’ (demon power) away #OmSwami a thief #ManuPunjabi & #ManveerGurjar find his secret stash #BB10 #Video #SneakPeek http://tco/iIdEizw9tO — COLORS (@ColorsTV) November 29 2016 Swami Om and Manveer get into a brawl and finally Swami breaks down into tears on being called a robber by the housemates Though Manveer has proof for all the accusations still he chooses to bury the matter after Swami begins crying Swami Om has his own ways of keeping himself out of trouble even when caught red handed WATCH VIDEO: Bigg Boss 10 November 29 Review: Manveer And Manoj Punjabi Search Swami Om’s Bags Later in the day he warns Priyanka Jagga about Manveer and Manoj’s strategy of creating differences between the contestants and making their own way clear to go ahead in the game Mona Lisa who apparently is overhearing the conversation interrupts to defend her best friends #OmSwami breaks into tears as he is accused of robbing items from the #BB10 house More in the #Video http://tco/gL0IudAfu3 — Bigg Boss (@BiggBoss) November 29 2016 Priyanka who is insecure about losing her friends to Mona Lisa gets into a verbal spat with her Both of them have a long argument over staying in the limits and finally Manu has to jump in to make peace between the two ladies Meanwhile Rohan gets the bad news that Bigg Boss has barred him from being the captain of the house for the entire season as he failed to fulfil his duties as a captain of the house After repeated strict reminders from Bigg Boss Rohan fails to manage the house properly and thus gets terminated from the position @rohan4747 is removed from captaincy post with immediate effect Here’s why#video #BB10 http://tco/KTxHVer25R — Bigg Boss (@BiggBoss) November 29 2016 By the end of the episode the housemates get a sweet treat as Bigg Boss sends a cake for Bani’s birthday After so much happening in the house it will be interesting to know who will sit on the throne of captain in the Bigg Boss house Stay tuned to this space for more For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Mir Ehsan | Published: August 29 2013 12:34 am Related News Renownedmuch-rewarded and a Padma VibhushanZubin Mehta has talked of dreaming to perform in Kashmir Howeversince German Ambassador Michael Steiner announced a concert by him on September 7 in Srinagars Shalimar Gardensthe Valley has only been hearing voices opposed to it Protests from separatists have ranged from the programme legitimising the occupation of the state (by Hurriyat Conference hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani) and it being a waste of money (moderate Hurriyat face Mirwaiz Umar Farooq) to it giving a wrong view of the Valley being prosperous (Grand Mufti Bashir-ud-din) If the mainstream politicians have a view on what was billed as the biggest such show in Kashmirgathering around 1500 peoplethey have kept quiet Even the incorrigible tweeter Omar Abdullah The fact is that a number of peopleespecially those in tourism sectorsee the event as a great opportunity to showcase Kashmirs beauty globally as well as to send a message that peace is back on the rails Some local musicians who have seen their art muffled in the miltancy years are also telling separatists to reconsider their stand The Mirwaiz believes the money spent on the concert can be better utilised in health and education sectors While that logic is as specious as it comesin adding the weight of his voice to the oppositionGrand Mufti Bashir-u-din appears to have confused the nature of this classical concert Some leaders are visualising a music show with girls dancing as Mehta plays instruments Incidentally the same Grand Mufti was recently in the news for issuing a fatwa against music terming it un-Islamic and later being caught watching a musical programme The concert is not the first to be held in Kashmir In 2008 Pakistani band Junoons performance had been a huge hit A year later Terra Naomi had performedeven singing some Kashmiri couplets Musicians from TurkeySyria and other parts of the world also have been holding programmes sponsored by the J&K Cultural Academy That brings us to Geelanis protest What makes the Mehta show different is the German involvement Separatist leaders believe this will have far-reaching consequences as in the past Germanyas head of the European Unionhad issued statements on Kashmirs human rights violations Germany incidentally has initiated some programmes in Kashmir University now A cynical view is that the protests are just a means for separatist groups to remain in the newsand what better way than hitching your wagon to a global celebrity such as Mehta Considering that the audience for the concert would be mostly VIPs and that Beethoven or Tchaikovsky does not have a mass followingthey can gamble on their protests not backfiring too hard Ehsan is a principal correspondent based in Srinagar mirehsan@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 14 2017 2:00 pm Mira Rajput: My intention was not to belittle working women but I don’t want homemakers belittled either Top News Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput irked several working mothers when she expressed her views on what it means to be a mother and a wife during a recent interview “I love being at home and love my child I wouldn’t have it any other way I wouldn’t want to spend one hour with Misha and then rush off to work Why did I have her Misha is not a puppy I want to be there for her Seeing her grow can’t be quantified” Mira had said during the India Today conclave Mira’s remarks on motherhood received a lot of flak from working mothers Now in an interview with Bombay Times she said that she was just speaking her mind Mira also said that women who stay at home and take care of their children need to be celebrated “I was just speaking my mind my intention was not to offend or hurt anyone Could I have chosen my words better Maybe But I am not a seasoned actor and I don’t know how to be politically correct I was speaking for a section of women who aren’t given their dueWomen who stay at home and take care of the children or work from home deserve to be celebrated as much” Mira said When asked about how her remarks were insensitive towards working women Mira said that everyone is entitled to an opinion but one should not force that opinion down one’s throat “My intention was not to belittle working women but I don’t want homemakers belittled either” Mira said When asked if she should be a little cautious about her statements or comments made in public Mira said “I am not an actor or a public figure I have the luxury to be politically incorrect” Also Read:Dangal: Aamir Khan’s wrestling drama is a bigger hit in China thanIndia Earlier Shahid also spoke in defence of Mira’s statements on motherhood and feminism “I think we are in a time where everybody is getting hurt about everything So I honestly don’t feel there is any sense in trying to keep everyone happy” Shahid had said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Susan Thomas | New Delhi | Updated: August 10 2015 4:57 am Participatory notes (PN) help India better integrate into the global financial system Top News The SIT on black money has asked that the ultimate beneficiary owner of every participatory note (PN) be traced This revives an old misplaced mistrust from nearly a decade ago PNs help India better integrate into the global financial system When India fixes its financial systems to become more competitive these very PN customers will bring their business onshore PNs are one way for international investors to put their money in Indian assets today When they want to invest in an Indian company they buy a contract from financial firms in their country In turn these firms may choose to invest in the Indian asset by buying a PN from a Sebi-registered foreign portfolio investor (FPI) a “PN-seller” Many times one firm comes to buy a contract from the PN-seller and at the same time another comes to sell it The PN-seller makes money by charging fees to both No back-to-back transaction takes place in India The PN-seller is “running a book” Sometimes he sells 100 to one person and buys 80 from another This leaves an imbalance of 20 This net imbalance shows up as a trade in India when the FPI sells the security These are reported as PN trades to Sebi The PN-seller is continuously changing its position in India generating PN trades These activities are good for India because they connect it with the world of global finance PNs are a reflection of the global investment community’s interest in Indian assets But why does the international financial investor buy a PN instead of investing directly As with everything in finance this is about getting the lowest priceThere are several problems with Indian policy due to which directly trading in India results in a higher price Trades on Indian exchanges are charged securities transaction tax (STT) a policy mistake There is no such cost for the global investor when buying from a foreign financial firm PN-sellers are domiciled in places like London and Singapore where tax policy is sensible and transactions are not taxed Since the PN-seller only sends its net imbalance as trades to India the burden of the STT is lower The taxation of non-residents other than from Mauritius and Singapore is another policy mistake Some foreign investors bring their money into India through Mauritius or Singapore to achieve residence-based taxation Others take their business to PN-sellers domiciled in places where financial activities of non-residents are tax exempt and who have worked out Mauritius/ Singapore vehicles to do trades in India The PN business is helping India earn revenues by avoiding the consequences of our flawed approach to taxation of non-residents India has also made policy mistakes on capital controls For example it makes it difficult to take a position on currency futures in excess of $15 million PN-sellers are domiciled in places where financial regulation does not do this The SIT wants to know the ultimate beneficiary of a PN transaction This is inadvisable First because PNs are a reflection of a net position between all buyers and sellers it’s impossible to pinpoint the ultimate beneficiary owner Second the regulator has the ability to trace the ownership chain only after an investigation starts This suffices for regulators in 33 of the Financial Action Task Force-signatory countries Third if a person in India buys a derivative in India and sells it to an investor in London India does not have the right to ask about the London investor except in the context of an investigation Strong-arm tactics and unreasonable information requests will drive up the cost of doing business If we want better knowledge about the beneficiary owner we would do well to reform tax policy capital controls and financial regulation to bring the business directly to India This would be more effective in strengthening regulatory control without destroying much-needed global flows into India The writer is assistant professor IGIDR Mumbai For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that if an "alliance" with the Congress takes shape in the state before the assembly elections the opposition parties will face a humiliating defeat Akhilesh Yadav PTI file image "We are going to win the elections on our own but if an alliance takes place the opposition parties will face a humiliating defeat" Akhilesh told reporters outside Parliament However he added that any decision regarding a possible alliance will be taken only by ‘Netaji’ Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Akhilesh was asked whether the Samajwadi Party will go for an alliance with the Congress as its strategist Prashant Kishor has been trying to work out He was at Parliament House to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi The chief minister said that he has handed over a letter to the Prime Minister and urged him to take measures to address the concerns of farmers affected by demonetisation He also said that concerns relating to marriages and health should also be addressed According to police.

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