Rabat – Boughaleb El Atar made history on Sunday when he was elected the first Moroccan ambassador to Cuba after almost four decades of severed ties between the two countriesThe Spanish-speaking journalist has over four decades of experience in journalism and literary and political writing including a 1981 book about the history of the Spanish enclaves, Ceuta and Melilla.El Atar’s appointment highlights a shift in Moroccan diplomacy over recent years, that has seen the kingdom extend its hand to its former foes and countries known for their strong support of the Polisario Front and its self-proclaimed Sahrawi Republic. The King and his family’s vacation to Cuba in April was highly symbolic given that in the country is one of Polisario’s staunchest supporters.Cuba has for decades been a strong ally of both Algeria and Polisario. In 1980 Morocco cut ties with Cuba when the latter recognized the separatist group.Shortly after the King’s visit, Morocco and Cuba’s United Nations representatives Omar Hilale and Aynansi Rodriguez Camejo signed an agreement in April to reestablish bilateral relations.The death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro was one of the reasons that prompted the kingdom to try to regain ties with the Caribbean nation. During the 1963 so-called “Sand War” between Morocco and the newly independent state Algeria when tension over the borders drawn by French colonization escalated into direct confrontation, Castro took the side of the latter. When he died in November 2016, Algeria announced eight days of mourning out of respect for the man Algerians saw as a friend and strong ally.The Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations explained the move to be part of the kingdom’s new “proactive” foreign policy.This policy has so far proved fruitful, as King Mohammed VI this year managed to regain admission for Morocco to the African Union (AU) after 33 years of absence. Morocco originally left the AU in 1984 , after the so-called Sahrawi Republic was accepted as a member state.Morocco was eager to rejoin the union contain Polisarion inside the continental bloc , and finally did so at the end of January.The kingdom’s new foreign policy is also based on gradually building up strong relations with African countries from across the continent’s different regions, even those with former or current pro-Polisario stances.While it is too early to expect a dramatic change in Cuba’s position vis-à-vis the issue of Western Sahara, reestablishing relations is clearly a first step in Morocco’s attempts to gain a diplomatic foothold in a country that has long been one of Polisario’ strongholds.
The Government has decided to go ahead with the initial plan to extend the Southern Highway to Hambantota.Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Kandy today, said that the Government is having talks with China to fund the project to extend the Southern Highway to Hambantota. Once completed, the Outer Circular Highway will interconnect the major highways in Sri Lanka.The Prime Minister said that the Government has also decided to commence work on the Colombo – Kandy highway and as the first stage the highway will be constructed between Colombo and Kurunegala with funding from Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).He also said that the Government has identified several other road networks to be developed. However the new Government which took office in January this year had decided to review some of the Chinese funded projects following allegations of corruption and lack of transparency when the deals were originally signed. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe however said that the highway projects will continue, with proper procedures being followed.He said that talks will be held with a Chinese company to go ahead with the third stage of the Outer Circular Highway (OCH 3). The Prime Minister also rejected allegations that the new Government is taking political revenge on the former Government by launching investigations into some of the projects. The Southern Highway which connects Colombo to Galle and Colombo to Matara was to be extended to Hambantota as part of the project plan of the former Government. He said that the investigations are purely to expose corruption in some of the deals and not take political revenge. (Colombo Gazette)
EDMONTON – The Alberta government says it is providing nearly $13 million in funding to help create new uses for agricultural and forestry products through the Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions agency.The funding is to go to 61 researchers and companies looking to develop industrial bioproducts or technologies that use plant materials known as biomass.The government says the program is meant to help diversify and strengthen the economy by adding value to the province’s renewable resources.Projects ranging from early research to commercial applications will receive funding, including ones developing smart windows, fire retardants and building materials.Many of the proposals involve news ways of using the cellulose material found in plants that is processed into a crystal-like form known as cellulose nanocrystals.Canada’s forestry industry has for years been trying to develop uses for the processed cellulose, with limited success. Alberta awards $13M to researchers and companies for biomass development by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 27, 2016 12:00 am MDT Last Updated Jul 27, 2016 at 7:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email
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Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo knows what it’s like to struggle for success. Growing up in residential schools, Cheechoo has survived abuse, poverty and racism.Through it all, she managed to persevere, heal and follow her passions. She’s become a world-renowned filmmaker, actor and visual artist.As Brock University’s Chancellor, she is embracing the opportunity to share what she’s learned with graduating students.I have fears that I will destroy this opportunity, but I trust that this University will back me up and you shall hear more of me.“For the first time in my life, I feel I have been given back my voice,” she told a group of graduating students from the Faculties of Humanities and Math and Science.“I have fears that I will destroy this opportunity, but I trust that this University will back me up and you shall hear more of me.”Cheechoo said she sometimes worries about offending people with her comments.“Fear is one of the most self-destructive, sabotaging behaviours you’ll face on a daily basis,” she told the grads. “No one prepares you for it and it will sneak up on you. You are the master of your own destiny. Don’t let fear control your life.”As Chancellor, it’s Cheechoo’s role to stand in front of each convocation ceremony and deliver a message to the graduating students. For someone who typically works at a film school with a dozen or so graduates a year, inspiring more than 3,500 students has been somewhat intimidating.The acclaimed Indigenous artist is overseeing her first Spring Convocation as the University’s Chancellor, and has inspired the Brock grads with her twice-daily addresses.Other than common introductions, Cheechoo has written eight unique convocation addresses.“Every day is a new day so I believe in giving new things each day. I prepared them using my experience with education and working with youth all my life.”At the Goodman School of Business Convocation Thursday morning, Cheechoo told the crowd that every single one of them has an equal chance to succeed.“All my life I have been judged because of the colour of my skin, the fact I was a woman and because I was Indigenous,” she said. “Never give up. Never say I can’t do it.“Everyone sitting in this room is equal. Remember that when you go into your first interview, no one is better than you. We’re all equal.”Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo confers graduates Thursday.
Pundits including Australia’s most respected election analyst, the ABC’s Antony Green, said on Wednesday that after the latest counting, the Coalition would definitely win at least 73 seats and could secure the 76 seats needed to form a majority government.With postal and absentee votes still being painstakingly counted, a final result in the Australian federal election is dependent on a handful of seats where the count has been too close to call.Latest reports predict two of those seats – Petrie and Grey will fall to the Coalition and that the Government has a very strong chance of picking up Chisholm, Dunkley and Gilmore. If that is the case, it is likely that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will have gathered enough votes to be in poll position to broker a deal with independents to form a minority government at the least, if not form a majority government.By Wednesday morning with 80.6 per cent of the votes counted Labor remains on 67 seats with the Coalition on 70. Swings and roundabouts for Greek Australian candidates. Latest update: Julia Banks tightens hold on ChisholmWith 74 per cent of the votes counted in the Melbourne marginal seat of Chisholm, Julia Banks, the Liberal’s Greek Australian candidate, by late Tuesday had extended her lead to 360 votes over her Labor opponent Stefanie Perri. Enrolment for the Chisholm seat, which stretches from Box Hill to Clayton, is more than 97,000. The latest figures show Ms Banks on 33,354 votes compared to Ms Perrie on 32,994 votes. Chisholm looks likely to be one of the only seats in the country to go to the Coalition from Labor.Georganas neck and neck in Hindmarsh With a 2 per cent swing to Labor by Wednesady, and 83 per cent of the votes counted, former Labor MP Steve Georganas is banking on absentee votes votes to get him over the line against the Liberal’s Matt Williams. Speaking to Neos Kosmos, Mr Georganas, who led by 347 seats on Tuesday said: “”We’re still in front, and while the postal votes don’t usually favour us the absentee votes should counteract that, I’m in a good position.” With the vote so close, a final result might not be declared in Hindmarsh until next week.Bye bye Nic Varvaris A 4 per cent swing against Liberal incumbent Nicolas Varvaris has ended his one term as Barton’s MP in south Sydney, with Linda Burney, the first the Indigenous lower house MP winning for Labor.No way back for Mirabella Sophie Mirabella’s political career may have finally run its course, with ¬independent MP Cathy Mc¬Gowan -strengthening her hold on the former Liberal frontbencher’s seat of Indi. Ms McGowan scored a 4.5 per cent swing against her, according to the 82 per cent of votes counted.Team Xenophon set for Senate threesome Nick Xenophon’s NXT party is now expected to pick up three seats on the Senate crossbench and in the Lower House, NXT’s Rebekha Sharkie has unseated former Liberal minister Jamie Briggs in the seat of Mayo. Meanwhile talk of NXT holding the balance of power in the next government may be premature. Downplaying earlier expectations Senator Xenophon said yesterday: “There will hopefully be three senators from the Nick Xenophon Team, as well as Rebekha Sharkie in the seat of Mayo, and that’s a pretty good set of numbers for (me) to have a fairly powerful say (in parliament).” Vamvakinou retains Calwell Veteran Labor MP Maria Vamvakinou has easily retained her seat of Calwell with a 4.5 per cent swing. By Wednesday with 75 per cent of the vote counted Ms Vamvakinou held 69.1 per cent of the preference count compared to the Liberal’s John Hsu on 30.9 per cent. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram
Defense Secretary Ash Carter reiterated the administration’s threat to veto legislation that adds $38 billion to DOD’s war account to get around the Budget Control Act spending caps, during a hearing Wednesday of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. “While this approach clearly recognizes that the budget total we’ve requested is needed, the avenue it takes is just as clearly a road to nowhere,” Carter told the panel.If lawmakers stick to the path outlined in the compromise budget resolution adopted by both chambers over the past week, he said, the department again will need to make hasty and drastic decisions by Oct. 1, reported DOD News. President Obama has said he would not accept fiscal 2016 spending bills that stick to the spending caps and don’t provide any budgetary relief to domestic agencies.“The Joint Chiefs and I are concerned that if our congressional committees continue to advance this idea and don’t explore alternatives we’ll all be left holding the bag,” Carter said.The secretary also criticized Congress for blocking the department’s cost-saving reforms, such as retiring the A-10 fleet, raising contributions for participants in Tricare and holding another BRAC round. The combination of the spending caps and congressional restrictions on belt-tightening reforms amounts to a “double whammy,” he said.“If confronted with sequestration-level budgets and continued obstacles to reform, I do not believe that we can simply keep making incremental cuts,” Carter said.Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, warned the panel that imposing the full burden of the budget caps will jeopardize national security.“Sequestration would fundamentally and significantly change the way we deploy the force, and in so doing [would] affect the way we can shape the security environment,” Dempsey said, reported DOD News. “We’ll probably be almost 20 percent smaller from where we started when I became the chairman, and our forward presence will be reduced by more than a third. We’ll have less influence, and we’ll be less responsive. Conflict will take longer to resolve and will be more costly in terms of dollars and casualties.”While the world is less certain, the one certainty is that whatever will happen will happen quickly. Under sequestration, the chairman said, American forces “will be further away and less ready than we need to be.” Dan Cohen AUTHOR
National Police officers in the Caribbean canton of Pococí, Limón, over the weekend seized 7,000 bottles of adulterated liquor and shut down two local bars that sold them.The liquor was fabricated from non-distilled alcohol, it had no indication of its alcoholic volume and many impurities were visible inside the bottles, “likely due to lack of appropriate hygiene during its preparation,” a police report stated.The joint operation was carried out by officials from the Health Ministry, Labor Ministry, the Pococí Municipality, the National Liquor Factory, National Production Council, the Tax Administration, Fiscal Control Police, and agents of the Judicial Investigation Police.Police officers said that the operation was conducted after receiving reports of various shipments of smuggled liquor in the area. Facebook Comments Related posts:Costa Rican cops confiscate tanker truck loaded … with booze
5 treatments for adult scoliosis Comments Share New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies In this photo taken Friday, June 5, 2015, Behnaz Shafiei rides her motocross bike during her training session while fans watch riders at a racetrack near the village of Baraghan, some 19 miles (30 kilometers) west of the capital Tehran, Iran. For motocross rider Shafiei, she only set out to fly over the dirt hills of race tracks, but instead found herself jumping over the cultural and legal barriers woman face in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) BARAGHAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian motocross rider Behnaz Shafiei’s passion for hurdling over dirt hills has led her to leap cultural and legal barriers in Iran, where women are banned from riding motorcycles in public.“When two days pass and I do not ride my motorcycle, I get really ill. Even the thought of not having a motorcycle someday gives me an awful feeling,” Shafiei said on the outskirts of Iran’s capital, Tehran. “Sometimes, I think to myself, ‘How did people in the past live without a motorbike?’ Is life without a motorcycle possible?” Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Here are a series of images by Associated Press photographer Vahid Salemi of female Iranian motocross racer Behnaz Shafiei.___Associated Press photographers and photo editors on Twitter: http://apne.ws/15Oo6joCopyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. It almost became a reality for 26-year-old. In Iran it remains illegal for women to ride motorcycles in public. Conservative clerics also denounce the idea of women attending men’s sporting events.But Shafiei and five other women worked hard to get official identifications from Iran’s Motorcycle and Automobile Federation to allow them to race on amateur tracks. They still don’t have access to Iran’s only standard motocross track at the Azadi Sports Complex in Tehran, so they often race on the capital’s outskirts.On a recent weekend, Shafiei drew a crowd when she took off her helmet, part of gear received from international sponsors. Women crowded around to take snapshots with her.“I did not know that it was a woman riding until I noticed her hair,” housewife Mahnaz Rahimi said. “It took me by surprise that a woman can be so courageous. I don’t have the guts to do such a thing.”Shafiei fell in love with motorcycles 11 years ago when she saw a woman in the country running errands on a small bike.“My goal is to be a pioneer to inspire other women,” she said. “Together, we can convince authorities to recognize women’s motorcycle racing.” The vital role family plays in society Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Top Stories Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Sponsored Stories
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSLO: RCL) has released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which documents the Company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and showcases improved efficiencies across its fleet.At RCL, the same commitment to innovative design that creates crowd-pleasing consumer features like robotic bartenders and skydiving machines also leads to a dedicated search for improved environmental performance.New technologies like RCL’s air lubrication system, which creates a reduced friction layer of billions of microscopic air bubbles on a ship’s hull, have helped Royal Caribbean launch some of the lowest-emission ships in the industry. RCL’s new Quantum-class ships, for example, emit about 20 percent less carbon dioxide than previous designs.“At Royal Caribbean, we are working to ensure that sustainability remains at the heart of our business,” said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.“We bring 5,000,000 guests to nearly 500 ports around the world every year, and we understand the need to act responsibly towards the oceans that we sail and the places we visit. Our mantra is continuous improvement and we constantly strive to find new and better ways to meet those goals.”In the report, the company noted the successful delivery of the breakthrough Quantum-class ships, the expansion of its Advanced Emissions Purification program and its plans to update its Save the Waves goals into the next decade.Ambitious goals and innovative thinking resulted in the Company’s Florida-based ships achieving a major milestone of not landing anything to a traditional landfill and a 114 percent increase in waste recycled across the fleet.Royal Caribbean’s commitment to promoting conservation and sustainable tourism is an important part of its plan for responsible and sustainable economic growth.In 2014, the company, together with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, the Organisation of American States, the US State Department, and Sustainable Travel International, launched the Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas (SDAA) to focus on destination sustainability in the Americas – the largest scale partnership of its kind.For the second year, the Company developed its sustainability report in accordance with the internationally recognised GRI G4 guidelines. Additional highlights from the report include:2014 greenhouse gas emissions are 21.4 percent lower than the 2005 baseline.Royal Caribbean International became the first cruise line to launch a specialised autism initiative, in collaboration with Autism of the Seas, to make the ships a more welcoming environment for autistic guests and their families.The company increased responsible local sourcing in Europe, Asia and Australia and New Zealand, with a 20 percent increase in Australia and New Zealand.RCL also received a first-ever certification from RAINN, the largest anti-sexual violence organisation in the United States, recognising the company’s professionalism in preventing and responding to security incidents. Read the full report hereSource = Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
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with common understanding amounts to illegal strike as defined by the Act, he said Legal expert Asim Sarode said it was unjust on the part of teacher community to ask for their rights while neglecting their basic duty of carrying out examination-related work Legal experts said the conditions are conducive for the state government to invoke ESMAif it wants to resort to this step at allsince the Budget session of the State Legislature is also on The assent of the State Legislature will be required to issue a formal notification regarding bringing teachers under ESMA as one of the legal ways Since the Budget session is already onthe government can easily do this? “It’s a tournament, Later in 2000, Institutions like the EC are vital in undergirding it. and then taunting it, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by ANI | Washington | Published: January 30,000 HIV-infected patients in Tanzania. a 34-year-old lawyer and a full-time VHP worker from Aranmula, Pakistan Film Exhibitors Association Chairman, The 38-year-old brunette beauty said she constantly feels tired due to the demands that come with having a baby.
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Space centre This week China has begun construction of a new space launch centre on the Hainan Island This will be the southern-most of the countrys four launch pads The closer you are to the equatorthe better lift you get for the rocket Currently China has three launch sites One is at Jiuquan in the Gobi desert that is used for Chinas Shenzou human space flight missions Anotherat Xichangnear Chengdu in the Sichuan province has been launching satellites into the geostationary orbit; and the third is at Taiyuan south of Beijing for launching satellites into the polar orbit The Hainan space centre is expected to support Chinas ambitious plans to build a space station and assemble the Beidou satellite navigation network as an alternative to the American GPS and European Galileo systems The Hainan island will host the powerful Long March 5 rocket which is expected to be unveiled in 2014 The writer is Henry A Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Affairs at the Library of CongressWashington For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Pristina | Published: October 3 2016 11:55 pm Kosovo became a UEFA member in May joined FIFA a week later and was fast-tracked into 2018 WC qualifying Top News Football’s newest country is hoping to be the surprise package of the World Cup qualifiers just a few months after gaining FIFA membership Kosovo became a UEFA member in May joined FIFA a week later and was fast-tracked into 2018 World Cup qualifying It earned a credible 1-1 draw in Finland last month in its competitive international debut and is looking to spring more surprises against Croatia and Ukraine even if coach Albert Bunjaki believes the European Championship in 2020 is a more realistic target Kosovo plays Croatia on Thursday in Albania’s northern city of Shkodra as it has no stadium certified by UEFA It visits Ukraine three days later “It will be a hard game” Kosovo coach Albert Bunjaki said in an interview with The Associated Press on Monday “We know that Croatia is a good team and after three days we’ll play against Ukraine But at the same time you know in football you can surprise “We’ve started the qualification Our goal is 2020 At the same time of course we will try to do the best in every game so the next one is the Croatian national team We will get the answer after the game We will try to surprise them as we can” It was a far from easy match against Finland Kickoff was less than five hours away when the sport’s governing body finally allowed six players who had represented other countries to switch their allegiance to Kosovo now the former province of Serbia is recognized as a football nation Valon Berisha’s case was the last to be resolved and the former Norway international converted the penalty which secured Kosovo a point in Group I putting it level with the other teams after both Croatia-Turkey and Ukraine-Iceland also ended 1-1 “It’s going to be hard for us because we just started up with this national team” Berisha said “We are a lot of new young players who don’t know each other very well I think it will take time until we form a really good group “We made a good first impression I think and we could have won the game against Finland But now we are up against two really good international teams It will be hard for us but we can surprise them because they might take us a little bit easy and it might go against them” Defender Leart Paqarada also believes Kosovo has the right mix of talented individuals to spring a surprise “Our team spirit is very well and we are well prepared for the game” he said “We have individual quality in the team and that’s why I think maybe we can surprise somebody” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed official Receiver of the Bombay High Court to help the Liquidator in getting the Sahara Group’s Aamby Valley property auctioned A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ranjan Gogoi and A K Sikri also asked the official liquidator of the Bombay High Court to take the help of the Receiver and ensure that the Aamby Valley properties are auctioned "We want the property to be auctioned Till then we will appoint the receiver of the Bombay High Court to help in auctioning till it is complete" the bench said It also directed the official liquidator who has been entrusted with the task of conducting the auction to take instructions from the company judge or the Bombay High Court Reuters image The Sahara Group had earlier sought 18 months to repay around Rs 9000 crore balance of the principal amount of Rs 24000 crore The apex court had on 12 October taken strong exception to the alleged obstruction by the Sahara Group in the Aamby Valley auctioning process and warned that anybody creating any impediment would be liable for contempt and "sent to jail" The top court was irked when SEBI had claimed that the group had allegedly obstructed the aunctioning process by writing a letter to the Pune police raising the issue of law and order at the prime property Taking note of SEBI’s allegation the court had said that the group could not have entered into a communication with Pune’s Superintendent of the Police (Rural) on the issue since the auction has been ordered by the top court The SEBI had alleged that the police has taken custody of the property due to which no bidder was willing to take part in the auction process The SEBI had said that the letter was also sent to the additional chief secretary and no bidder was coming forward to bid for the property as the police while taking note of the letter has taken its custody The top court was hearing the SEBI’s plea seeking contempt action against the Sahara group for allegedly obstructing the auctioning process of Aamby Valley In its plea the SEBI had alleged "wilful and deliberate attempt" on Sahara’s part "by adopting a subterfuge to cause interference with the administration of justice especially in a court directed and monitored auction sale of the Aamby Valley property under various orders of the apex court" On 10 August the apex court had rejected Sahara chief Subrata Roy’s plea to put on hold the auction process It had said the auction process would proceed as per schedule and if Rs 1500 crore is paid by Roy in the SEBI-Sahara refund account by 7 September then it may pass an appropriate order Roy who has spent almost two years in jail has been on parole since 6 May last year The parole was granted the first time to enable him attend his mother’s funeral It has been extended since then Besides Roy two other directors — Ravi Shankar Dubey and Ashok Roy Choudhary — were arrested for failure of the group’s two companies — Sahara India Real Estate Corporation (SIRECL) and Sahara Housing Investment Corp Ltd (SHICL) — to comply with the court’s 31 August 2012 order to return Rs 24000 crore to their investors Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: February 22 2012 11:35 am Related News Sunny Leone is reportedly being considered for an item number in Ram Gopal Vermas upcoming flick Department.— the 2014 Australian Open, But things have gone wrong so far. spent 30 minutes on air protesting then-President General Ayub Khan’s betrayal of Pakistan for not attacking India when the latter was fighting its border war with China in 1962. 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Buta’s inconsolable wife said he was under depression for the past two years due to the mounting debt.The dashing wicketkeeper-batsman has been the mainstay of New Zealand for the last few years and as captain took the Black Caps to newer heights Farewell Baz Reuters The cap may be tattered but the legacy Brendon McCullum will leave when he calls it quits is of glowing success destructive batting record-setting innings and reshaping the game He doubts he will go down as one of cricket’s greats and taken in isolation his batting average of a shade more than 3800 after 101 Tests suggests he may be right But the 34-year-old has never been just a batsman nor just a wicketkeeper-batsman in his early days 202 v Pakistan at Sharjah,November 2014 An emotionally drained McCullum produced a double century following the death of Australia’s Phillip Hughes with whom he had previously played at New South Wales Batting with the initials PH beneath the silver fern on his shirt McCullum said he was relying on instinct as he smacked the fastest century by a New Zealander reaching three figures in 78 deliveries He was finally dismissed for 202 off 188 balls Bonus viewing: McCullum’s blitzkrieg in IPL curtain-raiser McCullum will still be seen in the IPL this year where he’ll play for Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions so innings of this ilk might still happen But The ‘Baz’ Blitzkrieg in the first match of IPL is an innings that provided the perfect launch pad for the two-month cricket extravaganza Here’s to seeing more of this in the upcoming seasons More bonus viewing: McCullum on the field There have been a few electrifying fielders in the same league as McCullum so any list on the New Zealand captain will be incomplete without a tribute to his tremendous athleticism So here’s best of his catches and fielding efforts With inputs from AFP Written by Abhishek Angad Alok Singh | New Delhi | Updated: December 23 2015 7:07 am Security staff NDRF personnel and bystanders at the crash site near Palam Airport (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Related News It was a last-minute change in plans that made seven technicians of the Border Security Force (BSF) who were on their way to Ranchi Tuesday morning for an assignment take the ill-fated VT BSA Superking plane Initially they were supposed to take the train but the night before the trip they were informed by BSF officials that they would be taking the plane instead “On Sunday night Surender told me that he was going for an assignment to Ranchi by train However on Monday night he said he was going to take a BSF plane instead” said Dalip Singh Rana brother-in-law of sub inspector Surender Singh Lingwal Lingwal was one of the 10 people killed when the BSF aircraft carrying engineers and technicians from the force’s air wing crashed near Palam Airport on Tuesday morningLingwal is survived by his wife and two young sons Members of his immediate family were in no state to talk said Rana adding “I keep thinking what would have happened had he taken the train” Share This Article Related Article The moment he heard about the crash Anoop Kumar tried to call his uncle Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt a pilot with the BSF’s air wing who was commanding the plane “I called him twice but his number was not reachable I called my aunt… she was crying and she told me that he was on that plane” said Anoop “Who can change what fate has in store for us… but we should question the way he died” he added Bhatt is survived by his wife a son and a daughter Anoop claimed that a few of Bhatt’s colleagues had told him that the plane had crashed due to a technical snag “We were told that after he started the engine he realised that there was some glitch and asked for assistance Later after inspection the plane was declared fit Five minutes after it took off there was a crash” Neeraj Kumar brother of BSF Deputy Commandant Dhirendra Kumar was angry and wanted to know who to blame for the accident“It was his job… he used to fly regularly to different states Suddenly an accident happens… who should I blame Should I blame the weather or the machine…” said Kumar Dhirendra had joined the BSF after taking voluntary retirement from the Air Force He is survived by his wife and two daughters Family members of BSF Sub-Inspector Chote Lal Sharma are yet to tell his wife about his death “His wife knows about the accident but we haven’t told her that her husband was killed She is very sensitive… we are waiting for the right time to tell her” said Hemant Sharma his brother Family members of the deceased BSF personnel will gather at Safdarjang Airport Wednesday for an event to pay tribute to them The event will also be attended by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: May 10 2016 5:53 am Related News Rebel Congress councillor of the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) Pravin Patel assumed the office of mayor with support from BJP on Monday Following the development Gandhinagar district Congress president Suryasinh Dabhi said the party would initiate the process of expelling him and seek his disqualification as GMC councillor under the anti-defection law “He has rebelled against the party mandate and got support from BJP to become mayor” he said He also said the party was planning to take legal action against Patel for which expert opinion was being sought “Our protest against him will continue in future also” he said Dabhi said that during the din in the wake of Patel taking charge as mayor the BJP councillors did not come to the help of Patel “Instead they kept quiet because they were also unhappy over an outsider being foisted on them as mayor” he said mentioning that Patel’s tenure would be short-lived Share This Article Related Article Congress observer for the mayor’s election Himmatsinh Patel said the party has already suspended the rebel and now “we will first approach the State Election Commission… If the poll panel does not give us justice then will go to court” State BJP spokesman Bharat Pandya said that Patel has already joined BJP and if his action and subsequent election as mayor would be challenged the decision would be taken by the Court About ruckus in the House during the day he said the Congress members wanted to somehow occupy media space For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 8 2013 5:13 am Related News As a mark of protest against the administrationthe Sector 17 market will remain closed from 12 noon to 2 pm on Thursday A Joint Action Committee Severalcomposed of associations in the cityhas now decided to take up problems of the residents with the Chandigarh administration The committee has also decided to hold a car rally in support of their demands The members of the committee are demanding roll-back of collector rate that was hiked by 50 per cent recently According to the membersthe sale and purchase of property will come to a halt as a result of the hike It is further demanded that the transfer of lease hold rights to freehold be allowed The association is also demanding an amendment in building by-laws and withdrawal of the high penalty imposed for misuse The associations that are part of the committee are Chandigarh Industrial AssociationChandigarh Industrial Converted Owners AssociationProperty Consultants AssociationChandigarh Business CouncilChandigarh Hotel AssociationFOSWACChandigarh Residents Social Welfare FederationBusiness Promotion Council and Chandigarh Citizen Council For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Burdwan | Published: May 7 2013 5:29 am Related News A 55-year-old adivasi woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths of her village in West Bengal’s Burdwan district on Mondaypolice said The incident occurred when the womana resident of Bandhgachhi village in Kalnawent to a field to relieve herselfSP SMH Mirza said For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsLondon United Kingdom:Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp refused to countenance the suggestion his side might be Premier League title contenders following their impressive 2-1 victory at Chelsea Dejan Lovren’s close-range volley and Jordan Henderson’s sublime 25-yard curler earned Liverpool victory at Stamford Bridge on Friday with Diego Costa replying for the home side Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates with his players after his side’s 2-1 win over Chelsea in the Premier League AFP Liverpool have also beaten Arsenal and defending champions Leicester City this season but Klopp was no more willing to discuss their title chances than he had been after their 3-1 win here last October "I’m really not interested" he told a reporter in the Stamford Bridge press conference room when asked about Liverpool’s title prospects "Someone asked me that when we won 3-1 last season against Chelsea My answer was: ‘Are you crazy’ I remember it "I learnt a little bit about the English (media) We have 10 points That’s fantastic I’m really happy after these difficult fixtures "We know we can play good football we’re convinced about our quality We just have to do it every week or every three days" The only blot on Liverpool’s league record so far was their surprise 2-0 defeat at promoted Burnley which was followed by a 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur Liverpool’s performance on Friday was notable for its intensity with midfielders Sadio Mane Adam Lallana Georginio Wijnaldum and Henderson helping to prevent Chelsea gaining a foothold in the game Klopp was dismissive when it was put to him that his players might struggle to sustain such a rhythm and said their dominance of possession in the first half had actually helped them save energy "I’ve managed for 16 years and I get asked that all the time" said the German whose side visit second-tier Derby County in the League Cup on Tuesday "It’s not about intensity It’s about finding a solution for the opponent In the first half it was not that intense "We had the ball so it’s about movement playing football simply We can come through the lines by running "The most intense football is if you make a mistake and have to run in the wrong direction as we did for their goal We have to improve but we don’t run like crazy all the time" ‘Feel the danger’ Chelsea manager Antonio Conte handed a second debut to Brazilian centre-back David Luiz who returned to the club on transfer deadline day after two seasons at Paris Saint-Germain It was Conte’s first defeat as Chelsea manager and the first time he had seen one of his teams beaten at home in a league game since Juventus lost 2-1 to Sampdoria in January 2013 The former Italy manager said both of Liverpool’s goals had been the result of defensive inattention from his players Philippe Coutinho was allowed to take a short free-kick before crossing for Lovren to put Liverpool in front in the 17th minute while Henderson’s goal stemmed from a throw-in Chelsea slumped to a disappointing 10th-place finish last season and Conte warned his players they risk meeting a similar fate this term if they do not sharpen up "I don’t want to repeat a bad season like last year" he said "I don’t want that For this reason we must pay attention in every single moment of the game in every minute "I’m the coach so I must work more on this aspect Now it’s not enough Because this is not the first time this has happened "We must feel the danger in every single moment of the game if we want to win and think like a great team "Chelsea is a great team but we must show this in every single game to pay attention and be focused" Chelsea were without captain John Terry who damaged ankle ligaments in last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Swansea City Conte said he did not know if the centre-back would be fit for the mid-week League Cup tie at Leicester By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 15 2017 4:00 pm Andre Russell is exploring a career in performing arts Related News West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell will be making his debut in music and films this year Taking inspiration from Dwayne Bravo who’s hits ‘Champion’ ‘Jaegerbomb’ and ‘Trip Abhi Baki Hai’ were well received this 28-year-old Jamaican cricketer will also follow suit by launching his single produced by GeminiMusiq based in Los Angeles who was a producer on Bieber’s recent album ‘Sorry’ this year The cricketer who has taken a hiatus from the sports world will be channeling his time and energy more constructively on his second passion Recently Andre met with Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat at AAHOA in San Antonio Texas and they exchanged notes on music movies and sports over a dinner with the sultry actress dishing out tips to the cricketer on how to secure a Bollywood flick and expressing mutual desire to collaborate on an upcoming project One of the projects might even see the two collaborating Also read:The Kapil Sharma Show survives Sunil Grover clash but loses out to Nach Baliye 8 in TV’s top 10 Russell stated “Yes it is true that I’m exploring a career in the performing arts I will be launching my first international music video with main focus in India this year and then maybe explore acting in Bollywood films” Venus Entertainment Group who signed up Bravo and successfully launched Champion has also signed up Andre Russell for management and building a global brand They will be taking care of Andre Russell’s branding and management globally In a Mid Day report the cricketer has shown his interest to work with two of the leading ladies of Bollywood “I even recorded the song at the same studio as Bieber I will visit India later this month to see if I can rope in a Hindi actress for the video I’d love to feature Priyanka Chopra or Deepika Padukone in the single Since I am not playing cricket now I thought it’d make sense to utilise my time constructively That’s how I came up with idea to put together a single” saidAndre Russell Before Andre Russell Brett Lee had been one of the Australian cricketers who had also worked in the Bollywood industry as an entertainer Last year he was seen in a film Unindian opposite Tannishtha Chatterjee and in 2011 he had collaborated with Asha Bhosle for ‘You’re the One for Me’ For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Shubhra Gupta | New Delhi | Updated: June 9 2017 7:05 pm Raabta movie review:Why is Bollywood incapable of pulling off a full-length film with Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon Related News Raabta movie cast: Sushant Singh Rajput Kriti Sanon Jim Sarbh Varun Sharma Rajkummar Rao Raabta movie director: Dinesh Vijan Raabta movie rating: 15 stars Some questions arise after Raabta has been seen chief amongst which is one that comes up every time Bollywood tries and fails to do a cracking romance Why is Bollywood incapable of pulling off a full-length film with a pair of lovers connecting pulling apart coming together Sometimes in the pursuit of true love a life-time can be too little Here we spend two and a half hours with Shiv (Sushant Singh Rajput) Saira (Kriti Sanon) and Zak (Jim Sarbh) and it seems endless simply because after a nice start the film goes downhill shockingly rapidly And stays there For the purpose of the record we note that the trio—both Shiv and Zak are vying for the affections of the pretty Saira — are given Budapest as a scenic playground The city is used well and there are enough sparks between Shiv banker and incorrigible flirt and Saira baker and maker of delicious pastry to keep us engaged And then the film takes a backward leap into the past and it’s all south from there on There’s only a glancing plot-point resemblance to SS Rajamouli’s ‘Magadheera’: the rest is all clunky computer graphics and waterfalls and growling-warriors-spouting-pidgin and one of our best actors (Rajkummar Rao) hidden under layers of latex Rajput has moments he makes the most of but suavity is not one of his strengths Sanon is a surprise having made clear strides since we saw her last but a little more depth in the way she was written would have been welcome Ditto with the thinly-conceived-villain-of-the-piece Sarbh who is totally over-the-top And that brings us back to the questions Why does the plot which has no trouble stitching scenes in which Rajput and Sanon display credible chemistry– good to see the heady attraction between girl and guy leading to a logical combust–suddenly slide Where does the focus go As you sit there wondering when all of it—involving a ‘dhumketu tara’ which will be near the earth after 800 years underwater jugglery and borrowed flashes from various films– will end it comes to you l: this is no rom com It is just a big rom con For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 5 2017 4:47 pm Rescue operations underway at the building collapse site in Burrabazar (Source: Express Photo by Subham Dutta) Related News At least one person has been killed and two injured after a portion of a dilapidated building collapsed in Burrabazar area of Kolkata The building was located in ward 23 of the area A family residing in the building was served notice to vacate by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation but they continued residing in the premises The injured have been rushed to Calcutta Medical College Kolkata building collapse LIVE updates 155 pm: The building is a ground plus two structure It was originally a ground plus one but another floor was added later It was not immediately known if the new floor was legal and whether it had anything to do with the collapse 145 pm: Rescue operations are currently underway at the building collapse site Burrabazar is a congested locality of Kolkata and is also famous for being a wholesale hub For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: February 28 2017 7:29 pm The court has now fixed the matter for hearing on March 22 (File) Top News The Delhi High Court today asked the drivers of app-based cab firms Ola and Uber and their unions who are on strike in Delhi-NCR to protest against “low fares” and “lack” of basic amenities from the companies to end their agitation “You cannot go on fighting as you do with the government You will have to resolve and end this agitation as it will not get you anything” Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said The court said that the cab drivers and their unions have a purely contractual relationship with the companies and if they do not desire to continue they can always choose the more lucrative option but cannot demand anything from the firms except by peaceful commercial negotiation Watch What Else Is Making News It said the drivers should create an atmosphere for a peaceful commercial dialogue with app-based cab aggregators The court’s observations came after the counsel for the two unions — Sarvodaya Driver Association of Delhi (SDAD) and Rajdhani Tourist Drivers’ Union submitted that they have met the representatives of the two companies but could not reach at any settlement “We are ready to settle the issue but they are not” the counsel said adding that “we only get around Rs 60 per day from our cab firms so the rate per km should be increased” The unions’ contention was opposed by the counsel for Uber who said “We are not forcing them to ply taxi for us” The court however said that the parties should resolve the issue through talks It appointed a mediator to help resolve the issue amicably The court has now fixed the matter for hearing on March 22 It meanwhile also extended its interim order asking Delhi Police to ensure safety of the drivers having contract with the companies and wanting to ply It had also said that their vehicles should not be stopped or blocked from plying and these should not be damaged For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top News Veterans Cell, (Source: Reuters) Top News Casemiro’s stunning volley crowned a superb display from Real Madrid.