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action should be taken in accordance with the law, a Superintendent of Police who received the lettersaid InterestinglyPandey was posted as ADGP CID (Crime and Railways)a wing of police that looks out for absconding criminals The CBI had sought similar assistance from the state police in May just before the court declared him proclaimed absconder in June In its first chargesheet filed on July 3 in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case on June 152004the CBI named him as one of the conspirators According to CBI sourcesthey have also moved a request to Delhi and Uttar Pradesh police against Pandey On July 29 Pandey surfaced at Chandramania private hospitallocated at Shahibaug for treatment of chest pain and other ailments Following Gujarat High Courts intervention he appeared before a Special CBI court that granted him anticipatory bail for two days August 6 was the last day when he was seen at the CBI court and went missing againthe day his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by Special CBI court On August 7the Gujarat HC also upheld the CBI courts decision Meanwhilea CBI court issued non-bailable warrant against him after he failed to appear before it Soon after that CBI launched a hunt to nab Pandey Pandey moved the Supreme Court on Thursday challenging the HCs decision and requesting interim relief Howeverthe apex court rejected his plea For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsGandhinagar: India and Japan on Thursday condemned "in the strongest terms" North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes "The two Prime Ministers condemned in the strongest terms North Korea’s continued development of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs including the latest nuclear test conducted by North Korea on 3 September as well as its uranium enrichment activities" said a joint statement issued following the annual bilateral summit in Gandhinagar between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe File image of Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe PTI "Recognising that North Korea’s continued pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and its proliferation links including the launch of a ballistic missile flying over Japanese territory on 29 August 2017 pose grave and real threat to international peace and stability and the international non-proliferation efforts the two Prime Ministers strongly urged North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and not to take any further provocative actions and to fully comply with its international obligations under relevant UNSC resolutions including the newly and unanimously adopted resolution 2375 and other international commitments" it stated According to the statement both leaders agreed to work together to deal with the current serious situation and called on the international community to rigorously and fully implement relevant UN Security Council resolutions to maximise pressure on North Korea "They stressed the importance of holding accountable all parties that have supported North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes" it said Briefing the media after the summit foreign secretary S Jaishankar said that India was always concerned over nuclear proliferation reports "The fact that the North Korean programme has come under sharp and closer scrutiny that warrants some examination of its backward linkages" Jaishankar said "You know as well as I know what those linkages are" he added Written by ANI | London | Published: March 4 2011 2:49 pm Top News Scientists have discovered an enzyme that has a double role on one end it can push cells to commit suicide but on the otherit may actually short circuit a second form of cell death Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have described it as “the killer you cant live without” The finding could lead experts to rethink how proposed anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory drugs that target the enzymecalled caspase 8are supposed to work Caspase 8 plays a key role in apoptosisa form of cellular suicide important for the development of all multicellular organismsand in defense against viral infections “The surprising aspect is that caspase 8 appears to have two functions: one that initiates apoptosis and a second that restrains an independent programmed death pathway” says senior author Ed Mocarski Mice lacking caspase 8 die before birthbecause their blood vessels and blood-forming stem cells fail to develop properly “Its remarkable to be able to rescue mice from embryonic death” Caspary says In humansa lack of caspase 8 has been linked to immune disorders and skin diseases such as eczemawhile too much caspase 8 activity has been connected with diabetes In contrast to apoptosisnecrosis was seen as unregulated death by neglectuntil the discovery of an alternative form of cell deathdriven by RIP3called programmed necrosis “For several yearsthe puzzle was: what are the non-apoptotic functions of caspase 8since there are numerous systems that are impacted by not having it” Mocarski says “Now we have to consider that the absence of caspase 8 is actually revealing death by RIP3” “Our results indicate that whatever caspase 8 was doing in the skinremoving RIP3 takes care of it” Mocarski added The study will be published in the March 17th edition of Nature For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsMumbai: Referring to Azam Khan’s reported statements on Paris attack and Babri mosque Shiv Sena on Tuesday alleged the SP leader was more dangerous than Dawood Ibrahim as it asked him to "learn a lesson" from AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi who the party said has never spoken against the interest of the country "Azam Khan had said that if Babri Masjid was not ‘martyred’ bomb blasts would not have taken place in Mumbai This means he supported the Mumbai bomb blasts Even at the time of Paris carnage Khan had supported terrorists by saying it is a result of action taken by European nations in Syria" the party said in an edit in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ File Image of Azam Khan PTI "If we have such snakes and scorpions within our country we do not need external enemies Before talking about fighting Pakistan people like Azam Khan should be straightened Dawood will be brought back from Pakistan sometime or the other but people like Azam Khan are doing more dangerous activities in the country than the underworld don" it said The Sena said that AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi is more temperate than Khan and that Owaisi has never spoken against the interest of the country "Owaisi takes a balanced approach to situations and Azam Khan should learn a lesson from him He should make it clear what does he mean when he say Babri Masjid was martyred Babar was a foreign attacker who destroyed the Ram mandir Even Azam Khan will not be able to answer from when Ram’s Ayodhya became Babar’s" it said PTI Written by Ashok Gulati Prerna Terway | Published: February 1 2016 12:11 am A report finds that although there has been significant improvement in access to banking services a large degree of financial exclusion prevails in east and northeastern India Related News Financial inclusion is an important policy pillar of the Narendra Modi government to ensure inclusive development (sabka saath sabka vikas) What it means in brief is to mainstream financial services for the masses especially credit at affordable costs from institutional sources This is not the first time financial inclusion is being given a thrust Various governments tried to bolster it and that was one of the reasons bank nationalisation took place There have been some successes during 1951 to 1991 when the share of outstanding debt of rural households to institutional sources increased from 72 per cent in 1951 to 64 per cent by 1991 But thereafter the period of economic reforms showed a dismal performance with the share of institutional sources declining from 64 to 56 per cent during 1991-2013 This is one of the biggest lapses of the economic reforms If the Modi government can correct this flaw it can be a gamechanger in alleviating poverty at a much faster pace than has been the case under economic reforms Realising the importance of financial inclusion the government took a bold step by introducing the Jan Dhan Yojana (JDY) The government deserves praise for the speed at which these accounts have been opened — and the scheme has already found its place in the Guinness Book So far around 20 crore bank accounts have been opened and more than Rs30000 crore deposits received under JDY However the real challenge is to prevent these accounts from remaining dormant To ensure that JDY remains active and relevant in fulfilling its objective the PM had asked the RBI to prepare a roadmap for financial inclusion The report of the RBI Committee on Medium-Term Path on Financial Inclusion released in December 2015 emphasised the role of a holistic strategy involving players like telecom operators biometric systems payment banks and land registrars for “last mile” service delivery Some of its major recommendations include linking all credit accounts with a biometric identifier such as Aadhaar; moving away from short-term interest rate subvention on crop loans and towards a crop insurance scheme; and replacing various input and output subsidies with direct benefit transfers (DBT) The report finds that although there has been significant improvement in access to banking services through expansion in a number of rural branches banking correspondents and no-frill banking accounts a large degree of financial exclusion prevails in east and northeastern India High interest rates (above 20 per cent) charged by the informal sector as well as micro financial institutions continue to be a concern Let’s focus on one of the key recommendations of the RBI committee on phasing out the interest subvention scheme The interest subvention scheme was introduced in 2006-07 with the objective of providing substantial and cheap loans — at 7 per cent interest (upper limit of Rs 3 lakh) and if payment is regular gradually lowered to 4 per cent Some states have extended loans even at zero interest rate to farmers This has resulted in a significant increase in short-term agricultural credit with actual disbursements consistently surpassing targets This is hailed as a grand success and the subsidy on account of it has increased from Rs 3283 crore in FY12 to Rs 13000 crore in FY16 But this could be deceptive and a potential agri-credit scam There’s reasonable evidence that a significant proportion of crop loans granted at subvented interest rates isn’t reaching target beneficiaries A farmer who receives loans at a concessional rate of 4 per cent can easily deposit at least a part of it in fixed deposits in the bank earning about 8 per cent interest or even becoming a moneylender to offer loans at 15-20 per cent interest to those who don’t have access to institutional sources of finance You don’t need bigger proof than the fact that short-term credit from institutional sources reached 110 per cent of the total value of agricultural inputs in 2014 (NAS 2015) and at the same time AIDIS data shows 44 per cent loans were from non-institutional sources in 2013 This suspicion is reaffirmed when one looks at the month-wise disbursement of agricultural credit which spiked to 62 per cent of annual disbursement in the last quarter of FY14 with no corresponding spike in agri-production activities No wonder the RBI committee recommends phasing out the interest subvention scheme lest it explode as a scam and moving towards universal crop insurance The latest crop insurance scheme is expected to cost the Centre around Rs 9000 crore This could easily be financed by releasing funds allocated to interest subvention The report also states that meaningful financial inclusion will be elusive without social cash transfers from government-to-person (G2P) Recognising large leakages in welfare and anti-poverty schemes many countries have moved from price support to income support However India uses price policy (subsidised inputs) to support farmers and PDS grains for consumers Such policies are inefficient and at times regressive as they promote leakages and sub-optimal use of scarce resources Recent policy interventions utilising DBT in LPG subsidy have seen good success Similar efforts are needed for food and input subsidies Using the JAM trinity (Jan Dhan Aadhaar Mobile) and digitising land records will be significant drivers of financial inclusion Challenges of implementation will remain unless the government displays the same vigour and perseverance as it did in opening accounts under JDY Gulati is Infosys chair professor for agriculture and Terway is a research assistant at Icrier For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: June 4 2017 3:16 am Bimal Gurung has been named in the FIR Top News An FIR has been registered in Darjeeling against top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders including its chief Bimal Gurung and a host of award-winning academicians and teachers for allegedly holding a meeting where they “conspired” to hold “agitation programmes in the hills” over the state government’s move to make Bengali mandatory from Class I to X in all schools While the alleged indoor meeting was held on May 30 the FIR — accessed by The Sunday Express — was lodged the same day by inspector-in-charge of Sadar Bazar police station Saumyajit Roy “I do hereby lodge a suo moto complaint against them to the effect that today about 1130 hours the above noted accused persons held indoor meetings with teachers of different schools and educational institutes of Darjeeling and adjacent areas at Bhanu Bhavan Darjeeling In this meeting the accused assembled to conspire agitation programmes in the hills It was revealed that the above persons had resolved to go on strike at all educational institutes in Darjeeling and other sub-divisions of Darjeeling hills’’ says Roy in the FIR Roy goes on to say “The said persons also threatened the state that if a protest rally is not permitted by the district administration the law and order of the land may take its own shape and the GJM may go for an indefinite strike The accused persons are purposefully making an issue unnecessarily with a motive of provocation to ignite feelings of hatred and enmity between different castes of people on the basis of regionalism and trying to distort the government policies making concocting statements and wrongly misguiding the common people to go for hatred and lawlessness in the name of democratic agitations It is also to be noticed that no such specific notification in view of compulsion of Bengali language to the education system of the hills has been imposed till date” When contacted GJM general secretary Roshan Giri who has been named in the FIR said: “How can they lodge an FIR on the basis of an indoor meeting This is both surprising as well as draconian A measure taken to stifle our voices” “Our legal advisers will look into the matter and plan our next move Meanwhile we will continue our agitation Tomorrow we will hold a massive rally in protest against this forced imposition of the Bengali language in Darjeeling” he added Over the past few weeks the Darjeeling hills have witnessed agitations by members of the GJM as well as student bodies unaffiliated to any party against the “forced imposition” of the language Meanwhile Darjeeling MP S S Ahluwalia — who is currently on an official visit to Europe — has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the matter asking him to intervene in what he calls an “emergency-like” situation “I am writing this letter to you in great anguish and in great urgency from Oslo as I feel that your intervention is immediately needed to ensure that the people of Darjeeling as well as North Bengal are saved from the Draconian emergency-like measures undertaken by the Mamata Banerjee government to stifle the voices of dissent in the Darjeeling hills Terai and Dooars against her repressive arbitrary order’’ wrote Ahluwalia “The linguistic minority communities within Bengal have started to voice their dissent and questioned the intent of such a move … in retaliation the district administration at the behest of Chief Minister mamata Banerjee has filed an FIR against eminent people’’ he added in his letter For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top News she adds. informed a MCA selector. Verma, He was addressing a public meeting at Dangian village in Ludhiana district on Sunday after laying the foundation stone of a road under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) worth Rs 4. Read More Liam,s Pune Camp branch. Lucio and a few more,hardly made any ripples with their performances on the pitch The third edition of the competition has seen the trend continue with perhaps the exception of Florent Malouda who has been excellent for Delhi Dynamos However after Saturday’s landmark result at the Mumbai Football Arena where the Mumbai City FC condemned Kerala Blasters to a 5-0 defeat it would be only apt if we add another name to the list of ISL’s successful marquee player stories "Diego Forlan is a free spirit and he likes to fly" Mumbai coach Gumares had said before the game And fly he did From making a clever run in between defenders before slotting home a fine finish to scoring an inch-perfect free-kick that any goalkeeper in the world would dread Forlan set up an exhibition of finishing If his first two goals of the night showed his predatory instincts the goal that clinched his hattrick was testimony to his composure in front of goal As he received the ball from Cafu that set him clear on goal the Uruguayan just calmly passed into the net as the Kerala goalkeeper made himself as big as he could to narrow down his angle The finish was so cool it was as if Forlan never saw the goalkeeper in front of him The style the swagger was there for all to see but amidst all his flamboyance was an aspect of his game that might have been lost A remarkable work rate and a great tactical awareness was as crucial an aspect of his performance on Saturday as were his goals Having started primarily on the left side of a front three Forlan floated all across the park when Mumbai had the possession but as soon as the lost it he swiftly regained his position and dropped deep to help in defence It was a part of Mumbai’s ploy to make the system work and Forlan his part very well "He (Forlan) is not someone who would say that’s not the position I play if I put him somewhere else Despite playing as a striker for most of his career he’s ready to play behind the striker on the right on the left and anywhere the team needs him" Guimares had said highlighting Forlan’s willingness to be team player From the subdued Anelka to the energetic Forlan Mumbai now have a leader who’s willing to put in a shift willing to make his team-mates do the right things and ready to sacrifice a bit for his team Despite Mumbai enjoying a 2-0 lead in the first half the Uruguayan didn’t shy away from making his frustration felt when Sehnaj Singh wasted a couple of crossing opportunities firstly by shooting way over the crossbar and secondly by ignoring easier options and opting for an ambitious cross He was right in his face making him aware that he needed to better "Apart from the fact that Forlan’s a world class striker he’s very involved You might not see a lot of foreign super stars come here and be so involved on the field and off the field He keeps talking to the players He makes sure he’s there in the training every gym session and he’s so dedicated That’s something which is very commendable and something to learn from" Sunil Chhetri toldFirstpostafter the game "On the pitch the touch never goes He has that touch his link-up play is very good he’s very clever and frankly it’s easy to play with him" Chhetri added Forlan is now the league’s top scorer and a lot of credit for Forlan’s success goes to coach Guimares who’s often handed him a free role behind the striker where he thought the forward feels more ‘liberated’ and ‘involved in the game’ and got the best out of him The coach hailed Forlan’s character after his hattrick while suggestinghis winning mentality was contagious "He (Forlan) has proven to be a good marquee player He’s got better every game and contributed to the development of football here Also I feel he’s that kind of character that likes to win and he is here to win Such character iscontagious and its good for our team" Guimares told reporters after the game We will have to wait and see if Forlan is able to guide Mumbai to their first ever ISL crown but his hattrick on Saturday has left them on the cusp of their first semifinal appearance His desire to win has been palpable all throughout his career with Uruguay’s run to the semifinals of the 2010 Fifa World Cup being a prime example of it However whatever the outcome of the season be Forlan has been one of ISL’s rare marquee success stories in the three years And those who have watched him play in the ISL this season would vouch for the fact that although his class has shone he’s been doing it the hard way Port Elizabeth: Kyle Abbott struck twice in the first seven overs to set up a 206-run win for South Africa on the fifth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at St George’s Park on Friday It took South Africa just 70 minutes and 133 overs to claim the remaining five Sri Lankan wickets and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 206 runs to go 1-0 up in the series AFP Sri Lanka were bowled out for 281 They added 41 runs on Friday Abbott broke through with the 16th ball of the final morning when Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews went across his stumps trying to work the ball to leg and was leg before wicket Mathews was out for 59 made off 120 balls with seven fours He had added only one run to his score on Friday It left Dhananjaya de Silva as the last recognised batsman but he only lasted for another four overs before he too was leg before to Abbott He made 22 Rangana Herath who was struck on the index finger of his left bowling hand by the first ball he received from Abbott made three before he was caught and bowled by Vernon Philander who dived to his left to hold the ball which looped up from a leading edge Suranga Lakmal made a quick 19 not out but Dushmantha Chameera was caught behind off Kagiso Rabada and last man Nuwan Pradeep was bowled by left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj Rabada finished with three for 77 and Maharaj took three for 86 while Abbott’s spell of two for seven in five overs on Friday enabled him to finish with two for 38 Scores: South Africa 286 and 406-6 declared Sri Lanka 205 and 281 Series: South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0 Remaining matches: 2-6 January Cape Town 12-16 January Johannesburg SEOUL (Reuters) – Large joint drills by the US and South Korean militaries and US threats of a preemptive war against Pyongyang have made outbreak of war on the Korean peninsula ‘an established fact’ a spokesman for the North’s foreign ministry said People watch a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan in Seoul South Korea November 29 2017 REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji “The remaining question now is: when will the war break out” the spokesman said late on Wednesday in a statement carried by its official KCNA news agency “We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it and should the US miscalculate our patience and light the fuse for a nuclear war we will surely make the US dearly pay the consequences with our mighty nuclear force which we have consistently strengthened” This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune | Published: June 29 2012 7:28 am Related News Health officials at the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation have been on their toes after a recent sting operation led to unearthing of a sex-selective abortion racket and the arrest of thee agents who brought pregnant women to radiologists Two doctorsDr Mahendra Kanade and Vaishali Kanadehave been arrested and the sonography machine of another Dr Jayashree Swamyhas been sealedofficials said and added that more radiologists are suspected to be involved The sting by Lekh Laadki Abhiyaan it had unearthed the racket in Beed recently headed by advocate Varsha Deshpande led to arrest of three agents working for radiologists Acting medical officer of the health department of Kolhapur Municipal CorporationDr Sunanda Naik told The Indian Express that Dr Mahendra and Vaishali Kanade were arrested for flouting the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act Their nursing home was not registered They had not registered the abortion centre either?30 am at Navi Mumbai Fire Brigade control room. The area had witnessed a wall collapse two days ago in which two people were killed and three injured.

so … it ends up being 4{ to five hours. Vishwas had asked the party to introspect after party’s debacle in the municipal polls. Gujarat Governor O P Kohli during his Gujarat University convocation address on Sunday invoked dharma and stated that speaking the word today was stamped as being communal. But the last four games were difficult.

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