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But in the hands of Pratchett, The teacher needs to be a friend,everyone fails to take a second and think about the intention behind our teacher?the situation should improve. During the kharif seasoncotton covers the maximum area in the statefollowed by soyabean Other crops cultivated during this season are ricejowar and corn A good crop during the kharif season is essential as farmers are still recovering from the drought The minister said enough provision had been made for seeds and fertilisers for the season across the state As per the data available with the Agiculture department on Wednesdayonly 224 lakh hectares of the total 13234 lakh hectares have been sown until now This amounts to two per cent of the total area under cultivation in the state Cotton is sown in 143 hectaresrice 56600 hectaressoyabean 11000 hectares and jowar 4200 hectares in the state There has been 68 per cent rainfall in June this year as compared to 1096 per cent last year Eight districts received less than 40 per cent rainfallsix districts 40-60 per cent11 districts 60-80 per cent and only eight districts above 80 per cent The average rainfall in June is 2221 mm and till June 18there has been 906 mm rainfallwhich amounts to 408 per cent For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Vadodra | Published: August 30 2013 3:25 am Related News A day after the twin buildings collapsedconstructed by the Vadodara Urban Development Authority (VUDA) in the Madhavnagar society in Atladarathe Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is still deliberating a rehabilitation plan for the families rendered homeless after the crash The VMC has so far not prepared a list of families who have to be rehabilitatedalthough almost every single of the 33 buildings standing in the colony meant for the economically backward classesis dangerous The VMC on Wednesday had shifted about 25 families from the colony to municipal schools Howeverthe corporation is still facing with the big question of a permanent rehabilitation for the families Standing Committee chairman Dr Hitendra Patel said?The government is asking for a deposit of Rs 10 lakh in the school? The K Dharmarajan Committee has decided to schedule another meeting to solve the issues and finalise the recommendations.Written by Express News Service | Published: July 21 Both the submarine program and military budget cuts started long before Macri’s late 2015 election. and that the vendors won’t be barred from the streets but regulated. Liam Dawson will start from?

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s pre-monsoon list of dilapidated cessed buildings,the filmmakers warn that depicting a metaphorical journey through a physical one comes with its own set of challenges. A couple of those wickets,com/DltGl6eiW9 — PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) January 9, Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam on Saturday said, the shiny pink Kookaburra ball has not aided reverse swing. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vishal Menon | Greater Noida | Updated: September 10, Karnataka and Goa. she made sure she doesn’t give any. Appoint Lord Yama himself to head any machinery to probe the violence.

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He owns stakes in ISL team FC Goa, IPTL franchise UAE Royals and the PWL team Bengaluru Yodhas Kohli is brand ambassador of over 20 brands and has become a great inspiration for youngsters as far as the fitness is concerned Talking about his early days Kohli became only second Indian captain to win an Under-19 World Cup He achieved the feat in 2008 against South Africa Before him only Mohammad Kaif had lifted the U-19 World Cup in the year 2000 In 2015 he invested a total of Rs 90 Cr in a gym chain and fitness centres across the country The chain is launched under the Chisel and is co-owned by Kohli and Chisel India and CSE (Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment) the agency which manages Kohli’s commercial interests He has also started Stepathlon Kids which looks after the children fitness in partnership with Stepathlon Lifestyle Earlier in the year Kohli signed a 110 Cr deal with puma for 8 years In 2013 the Indian skipper started a charity foundation Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF) which looks after underprivileged kids For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Nitin Sharma | Chandigarh | Updated: August 30 2017 10:39 am Gaurav Bidhuri will face American Duke Ragan in the semifinals (Source: PTI) Related News In 1988 as a 17-year-old Dharmendra Bidhuri lost in the quarter-finals to Services’ LK Bose in his first senior nationals The loss would start a three year-long losing streak for the flyweight boxer till another quarter-final loss against now Indian coach Dharmender Yadav in 1990 which marked the end of his career in the ring He was married the same year and five years later set up Bidhuri Boxing Club in Madanpur Khadar village near Sarita Vihar in Delhi a place where a decade later his son Gaurav would start his tryst with the sport When Gaurav became only the fourth Indian boxer to reach the semi-finals of the World Championships assuring himself of a medal after a 3-0 win over Tunisian Bilel Mhamdi in Hamburg it brought back memories of all the quarter-final losses for the senior Bidhuri “When I started boxing I reached the quarter-finals in my first year at the senior level but lost to Bose in the quarters I got a job offer from Services the same year but since we had a family business I did not join The following two years saw me losing again the quarters and my father got me married Perhaps that was the reason I started the club as I wanted to be close to boxing Gaurav ki aaj ki quarter-final ki jeet ne un sabhi losses ko bhula diya” shares 49-year-old Dharmendra Gaurav is also aware of what his achievement means to his father “I got a wild card entry into the tournament and the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Czech Republic did help my confidence I feel so happy for my father who always had faith in me In almost every competition I lost in the quarter-finals and I had to break this barrier” said Gaurav who will now face American Duke Ragan “There was pressure today but I talked with my coaches and countered the Tunisian’s headbutts Now I want to change the colour of this medal and am eager to create history for India in the world championships” said Gaurav His mother Sunita did not watch his quarter-final as Gaurav too has had his share of quarter-final defeats in the the last three years He lost in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games to Uzbekistan’s Shakobidin Zoirov before going down to American Antonio Vargas in the quarter-finals of the Rio Olympics qualifiers in Venuzuela last year “I do not watch his matches as I still worry for injuries But then his father would again ask him to train in the basement of the academy Woh kehte hain har naya tournament ek naya start hota hai aur aaj ka medal bhi hamare liye naya start hai” Sunita said Struggle of early days Gaurav started boxing at the age of 10 and participated in his first state-level tournament in 2006 He became the sub-junior national champion in Noida in 2006 before joining the senior ranks in 2010 and won a bronze medal at the 2011 National Games where he defeated L Devendro Singh in the quarter-finals in the flyweight category (52 Kg) “I still remember when he accompanied me for a sub-junior state championships he was 11 and wanted to fight in the championships But they had the lower age limit of 12 years He cried for more than one hour and later I talked with boxing official Narottam Singh Rawat They organised a show bout against a boxer who was three years older to him and 5-6 Kg heavier He defeated him and even though he did not win a medal he would talk about it to the academy boys for a long time” remembers Dharmendra Bidhuri was also signed by Mumbai Fighters in 2011 for World Series of Boxing and the youngster scored a win against Russian Vladimir Nikitin (who won the bronze medal in 56kg in Rio last year) In 2015 Bidhuri fought eight bouts for Italia Thunders in WSB and scored four wins in the flyweight division He was also signed by USA Knockouts but only managed three bouts before the Rio Olympics qualifiers last year Last year before joining the USA Knockouts Bidhuri underwent an operation in Patiala to remove a stone which meant he had to spend his recovery time in the USA While he lost in the Rio Olympics qualifiers in Azerbaijan and Venuzuela Bidhuri suffered an injury to his right hand knuckle which kept him away from the ring for more than two months It was also a time when the youngster decided to make a switch to the 56 Kg bantamweight category and he reached the Quarterfinals of the Asian championships in Tashkent Uzbekistan in May early this year which acted as qualifiers for world championships where he lost to China’s Jiawei Zhiang before losing to Japan’s Ryomei Tanaka in the box off for quota place for world championships in Germany “After the surgery and hand injury he stayed at the village for more than a month and we would do shadow boxing and work on his footwork Before the quarter-final today I talked with Dharmendra Yadav and we still talk about his quarter-final win over me And we will talk again tomorrow about changing the colour of Gaurav’s medal” Dharmendra said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 17 2017 8:29 pm Saina Nehwal won the Malaysia Masters in January (Source: File) Related News Saina Nehwal has been struggling with her form since she won a silver at the World Championship in 2015 However former chief National coachVimal Kumar feels that the absence from all the spotlight might prove beneficial for her in the upcoming World Championship tournament in Glasgow In an interview to PTI Saina’s coach Vimal said “After the knee injury she was struggling she lost some close matches She has put in some good effort and if she can play to her potential then it is possible to beat the top players Also this time the focus is not on her The limelight is all on (PV) Sindhu and (K) Srikanth and that is a good thing” Saina suffered a knee injury during last year’s Olympics and since then she has been struggling with her form She won the Malaysia Masters in January which was her first title after coming back from the injury but still she has not been able to reach her peak till now With a dip in form it also became a tough task for the Indian shuttler to win some close matches against her opponents Ahead of the World Championships starting on August 21 all focus would be on the two Super Series titles winner Kidambi Srikant as he will be India’s biggest hope for the title Apart from Srikanth B Sai Praneeth and P V Sindhu has also won a Super Series title each Sai Praneeth clinched a title at the Singapore Open while India Open saw PV Sindhu’s magic Vimal said that Saina’s form is no more a matter of concern “It happens in individual sports and all the girls are also improving they are all young girls against whom she has been playing Whether it is (Nitchaon) Jindapol or Busanan (Ongbumrungpan) they also went on to beat Akane Yamaguchi or Tai Tzu (Ying) who are in the top 5 so they have similar standards and on their day they can beat each other” Saina will play against the winner of the match between Switzerland’s Sabrina Jaquet and Ukraine’s Natalya Voytsekh as she got a buy in the opening round She might have to face Korea’s second ranked Sung Ji Hyun to make her way through to the pre-quarterfinals Expressing his views about the draw Vimal said: “It is a tough draw but it is a doable one This particular girl Sung Ji Hyun is world no 2 and Saina has beaten her in the Australian Open so lots of positives and I am hopeful of her putting up a good show He added: “Saina will be playing Sung Ji if she wins against the Swiss girl in the first round So it would be an interesting game” During the India Open Saina had said that she was still facing problems regarding her injury as her knee caused pain at times adding that she fears her injury might crop up again to which Vimal opined “I can’t see any issues Of course you will have some small niggles and all sports persons go through such phase but nothing major Last few weeks she has been putting in some good work and so there are no issues But you never know it can happen in tough matches But as of now I don’t see any issues” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 16 2017 12:34 pm A few weeks back the Twitter conversation between Shah Rukh Khan and Sunny Leone won the hearts of fans Related News A few weeks back the Twitter conversation between Shah Rukh Khan and Sunny Leone won the hearts of fans While Shah Rukh complimented and thanked Sunny Leone for being a part of Raees Sunny Leone showed her gratitude to the actor And now in a video Sunny is seen dubsmashing Shah Rukh Khan’s dialogue from the film and it is kind of funny Sunny is doing an item number Laila Main Laila in Raees The song is already a hit amongst her fans Laila Main Laila is the remake of the original Laila O Laila that featured Zeenat Aman In an interview with indianexpresscom Sunny shares how she got to do the item number in Raees “Koi dhandha chota nahi hota aur dhande se bada koi dharam nahi hota” @RaeesTheFilm @iamsrk @RedChilliesEnt @excelmovies 25th Jan – #Raees pictwittercom/LiROJcYmPE — Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) January 15 2017 “I was in disbelief when the call first came from SRK’s team There were a few things that happened in that same time which were not so nice My movie didn’t do well there was this horrible interview that happened All those things happened in a row And then all of a sudden you get this callThey called my husband Daniel first and he came and told me that SRK wants you to be in one of his movies” Sunny said in the interview Also Read:I will be OK: Priyanka Chopra assures fanspost-accident “I was in disbelief up until the rehearsals But I am happy It comes down to myself Daniel and my team We have worked so hard Good things and not so good things have happened this year And then the song from Raees happened and it makes me feel if I can do this anybody who wants to follow their dreams it is possible for them too A song with SRK is a proud moment” added Sunny For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: May 19 2015 12:02 am Related News Letter of the Week Award To encourage quality reader intervention The Indian Express offers the Letter of the Week award The letter adjudged the best for the week is published every Saturday Letters may be e-mailed to [email protected] or sent to The Indian Express B-1/B Sector 10 Noida-UP 201301 Letter writers should mention their postal address and phone number The winner receives books worth `1000 Apropos ‘No jobs move back to Iraq begins’ (IE May 18) we praised our government’s efforts to evacuate stranded Indian citizens from war-torn countries like Iraq and Yemen But now it is also the government’s responsibility to provide them opportunities for livelihood It’s evident that jobless young Indians are ready to risk their lives by going back Where is the effort of the government to create ample job opportunities for its young aspirational citizens Shoeb Shaikh Aurangabad Who’s the boss This refers to ‘Officer in cahoots with power firms tried to mislead’ (IE May 18) The ongoing war between the Centre and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over the appointment of the acting chief secretary seems to be centred around an “I am the boss” mindset While Kejriwal’s allegations need a thorough and independent probe the relevant constitutional provisions meant for all appointments to the Delhi government must be duly respected SKumar Delhi The unnecessary controversy regarding the appointment of the acting chief secretary of Delhi is not only creating confusion among the public but also helping the Kejriwal government to hog daily headlines Why is there so much controversy when the rules as per the Constitution are clear After all Delhi is not a full-fledged state BN Anand Mohali Foreign paranoia I write with reference to ‘The foreign threat’ by Madhu Purnima Kishwar (IE May 16) I was tickled by the acronym “FFNGO” (foreign-funded NGO) I wonder for all the aid that has been accepted by the Indian government over the years and all the FDI we hope to rake in could we coin a second acronym “FFGOI” Try telling us that foreign companies have not found a gateway into India to be later found guilty of human rights and other violations When these violations occur often to populations whose voices would otherwise never have made it to a mainstream print article it is the effort of activists and civil society organisations even some of those unpopular FFNGOs that amplify them The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act is in place to enable civil society organisations to avail financial assistance to carry forward their projects Whether Kishwar sees it as political activism or proselytising under the guise of development a large section of Indians and therefore India need activism Why if those championing freedom of the press and the right to freedom of speech had not done so I might not have been sending this email for perhaps I would never have seen Kishwar’s article Ruth D’Costa Greenpeace India For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Deepak Khajuria | Jammu | Published: June 5 2009 12:55 pm Related News In a major set back to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) terrorist outfitsstate police eliminated three terrorists including a Pakistani national on Thursdaywhen terrorists of both LeT and HM were meeting at forest areas of Manrella in mountainous district of Doda Howeverpolice have recovered and identified the body of Pakistani national Akram Mahaji along with a sniper rifflebut the bodies of other two slain militants are yet to be identified Gun battle between police and militants is still on Terming it as success for the state policeDeputy Inspector General of PoliceDoda-Ramban rangeHemant Kumar Lohiasaid? 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