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Vol: 24 No : 309, JAMSHEDPUR, FRIDAY, MAY 05, 2017 Jharkhands own English Daily RS 2/- PAGE- 8


Two Maoists surrender, arms Swachh Survekshan 2017

recovered in Lohardaga
inducting children in the
CPI-Maoist group.
Jamshedpur cleanest city of Eastern India
However, he denied the
charge, and said: "Children Indore tops cleanest cities list in the country, Gonda dirtiest
are joining our organisation
Based on his information,
New Delhi/Jamshedpur,
May 4: Jamshedpur has Chaas tops the list among cities special officer
Jamshedpur Notified Area
of Urban Poverty Alleviation
told reporters at the local
the joint operation of the bagged the top position
among the cities of Eastern
with below 2 lakh population Committee Deepak Sahay.
On behalf of Chaas
National Media Centre.
The fourth slot has been
Central Reserve Police
Force and the state police India having a population Municipal Corporation, the claimed by Gujarat's Surat,
was conducted in the jun- over 10 lakh as the cleanest award was received by the while Mysore, which would
gles of Lohardaga district. city. Another Jharkhand director of Jharkhand state be first in the previous lists
The police seized 13 city, Chaas, tops the list of Urban Development of clean cities, slips to the
Ranchi, May 4 : Two rendered along with his aide rifles, including SLRs and cities having a population Authority Rajesh Kumar fifth place.
Maoists, including a zonal Madan Yadav before AK-47s, machine guns and less than two lakh in the Sharma, who was accompa- Tiruchirapally is placed at
commander carrying a Additional Director General 3,000 cartridges. Eastern region. nied by the DC of Bokaro sixth position, followed by
reward of Rs 15 lakh, sur- of Police (Operations) R.K. The police also seized The outcome is based on Mahimapat Ray and the the New Delhi Municipal
rendered here to the Mallik and Ranchi range army-style fatigues and a cleanliness survey executive officer of Chaas Council area at seven, Navi
Jharkhand Police on Deputy Inspector General Maoist literature. 'Swachh Survekshan 2017' Municipal Corporation Mumbai at eight, Tirupati at
Thursday, an official said. A.B. Homkar in the state The operation comes undertaken in 434 cities by Krishna Kumar. nine and Vadodara at 10.
Based on the militants' capital. close on the heels of the the Urban Development Indore topped the list of The survey revealed that
inputs, a huge cache of arms Nakul Yadav was wanted April 24 ambush in Sukma Ministry as part of the 10 cleanest cities of the six of the top 10 clean cities
was recovered in a joint in more than 70 cases relat- in which 25 security person- Narendra Modi govern- country, while Uttar have improved their sanita-
operation by the state police ed to Maoist activities, nel were killed. ment's "Swachh Bharat Pradesh's Gonda ranked as tion rankings in 2017 in
and paramilitary personnel including the killing of Police sources said the Abhiyan". Jamshedpur stood at 66th handed the awards at the the dirtiest one. comparison to the 2016 and
in Lohardaga district, he policemen. He was active in joint operations, based on Jamshedpur occupies the place in India. In 2015, the National Media Centre in Bhopal came second, 2014 rankings. Gujarat,
added. the border areas of Bihar the inputs of the surrendered 64th place in the list of city had bagged 109th place New Delhi. The deputy while Vishakhapatnam was Madhya Pradesh and
Nakul Yadav, a zonal and Chhattisgarh. Maoists, were still under- clean cities of India while nationally. Union Urban commissioner (DC) of East placed third among the top Andhra Pradesh account for
commander of Communist The zonal commander is way in two districts of the Chaas stands at the 41st Development Minister Singhbhum Amit Kumar clean cities and towns, the 31 of the top 50 clean cities,
Party of India (Maoist), sur- also accused of forcibly state. place. Last year, Venkaiyah Naidu today received the award with the Minister of Housing and with 12 in Contd. on Pg-3...

SC verdict on 2012 Delhi

gang rape case likely today
Massive operation to flush out militants in Kashmir CM regrets failure
Srinagar, May 4 :
Helicopters and drones cir- Five killed in snow avalanche in Kashmir's Doda
ing real-time intelligence to
the troops.
to attract tourists
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely Ranchi, May 4 : Chief Minister Raghubar Das today
to pronounce its verdict on Friday on the appeals by four cled the air and more than Barring a minor stone
4,000 troops today fanned Jammu, May 4 (IANS) Five persons were buried pelting incident at said that the state was blessed with immense tourism poten-
accused in the December 16, 2012, Delhi gang-rape case alive on Thursday when a snow avalanche hit a public tial and therefore should find a place on
challenging the Delhi High Court verdict upholding their out across south Kashmir's Turkawangan village, the
Shopian district in a mas- transport vehicle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, operation was going on the world tourism map.
death sentence. police said. Das regretted that although the state
The Delhi High Court had upheld the conviction and sive operation to flush out smoothly, an official said.
militants holed up inside The victims were travelling in a van from Bani town to After carrying out a had tourism potential more than Gujarat
death sentence of Mukesh, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Bhaderwah when the avalanche hit the vehicle at Chattar and Kerala, it failed to adequately attract
Akshay Thakur who were accused of brutal gang-rape and homes. search operation, security
The operation targeting Gali, around 40 km from Bhaderwah town, in the early forces carried out a 'reverse tourists.
assault on a 23-year-old paramedical student inside a pri- morning hours and swept it down into a gorge. Das asked tourism department officials to concentrate on
vate bus -- that led to her eventual death. The incident militants who have been sweep' of the entire region
hiding in the area and strik- A rescue operation was on and three injured persons once again in order to circuits like Tarapith-Maluti-Basukinath-Deoghar circuit,
shocked the nation and grabbed headlines. had been rescued so far, a senior police officer said. Bodhgaya-Itkhori circuit, Ranchi-Rajarappa circuit and
The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi ing against security forces ensure that none of the mil-
began in the early hours of itants had slipped in after Ghatsila-Dimna-Dalma-Chandil circuit, an official release
and Justice Ashok Bhushan will pronounce the verdict, on tion of anonymity. operation. The cordon and said here. Calling for development of Anjanidham in
which orders were reserved on March 27 this year. the morning with security the earlier cordon ended.
forces, comprising army, Door-to-door search of search operation (CASO) In Delhi, Army Chief Gumla, the birth place of Hanuman, Das directed tourism
Hearing on the appeals by the four accused was spread houses, a practice stopped followed intelligence inputs officials to connect with tourism sector specialists and said
over for almost a year. The hearings had commenced on police and CRPF, marching Gen Bipin Rawat, who was
into more than a dozen vil- in the late 1990s, was re- about the presence of mili- here on a two-day visit ear- Rajarappa temple should be developed on the pattern of
April 4, 2016. Mukesh, Pawan, Vinay Sharma, Akshay introduced today. The tants, including foreign ter- Vaishno Devi.
Thakur had moved the top court challenging the March 13, lages in the district, army lier this week, indicated to
sources said. There have troops asked all villagers to rorists, in the area, an offi- reporters that security He also proposed that to create awareness about tourism
2014, Delhi High Court verdict upholding the death sen- assemble in a common area cial said. However, no con- in Jharkhand, every year "Jan Jatiya Mahatsov" (tribal fes-
tence of all the four. In the case of Mukesh and Pawan, the been no casualties so far. forces had beefed up count-
The operation in so a proper search of their tact had been established er-infiltration postures in tival)' be organised and tribals all over the country be invit-
Supreme Court had stayed their death sentence on March homes could be carried out, with the militants so far. ed, he said.
15, 2014 and that of Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur was Shopian, about 55 km from Jammu and Kashmir.
here, was perhaps the "We do not wish to have Aiding the security
stayed on June 3, 2014. Mukesh, Pawan, Vinay Sharma, any civilian casualty and forces, which included a
Akshay Thakur and late Ram Singh along with a juvenile biggest in more than a
decade in the troubled the measure was therefore team of concealed anti ter-
were accused of gang-rape and assault on a 23-year-old required," said a senior rorists (CAT), on the
paramedical student inside a private bus. Kashmir Valley, an army
official said on the condi- army official engaged in the ground were drones provid-

Baba Ramdev calls for

'100 heads' for each Arjun Munda admitted to TMH after complaining of uneasiness
Indian soldier's death Jamshedpur, May 4 :
Former Chief Minister
Former party spokesper-
son and Munda's close con-
New Delhi, May 4 Arjun Munda was rushed to fidant Amarpreet Singh
(IANS) Yoga guru Baba the Tata Main Hospital Kale, who too rushed to the
Ramdev on Thursday said (TMH) in Bistupur on hospital on getting the news
India should "not shy away Thursday morning, after he said," He is fine now.
from beheading 100, if they complained of uneasiness Doctors attending the for-
cut off the head of even one while on his way to mer Chief Minister have
of our soldiers" - on the Baripada ( in Odisha ) from asked him to take rest. He
killing and mutilation of Jamshedpur. After initial was put on drips soon after
two Indian soldiers on the examination, the doctors on admission." Munda is
Line of Control. duty advised him to be Samaj, who died on May 2. because of exertion and expected to be released
Addressing an annual admitted. Munda's press adviser, extreme heat. The doctors from the hospital tomorrow,
press conference of his The 49-year-old senior Sudhakar Choudhary said have advised him complete hinted hospital sources.
Patanjali brand of consumer BJP leader felt uneasy his condition was stable. rest". Party sources said the
goods, Ramdev told the when the SUV on which he However, in the morning As soon as the news former chief minister had
media that India should was travelling reached the former Chief Minister spread district BJP activists come to his Ghorabandha
"follow Israel's cue and Khasmahal (near the also vomited after which he rushed to the hospital. residence in Jamshedpur
behead 100, if they decapi- Tatanagar railway station) was immediately taken to Senior party leader and for celebrating his 49th
tate even one or two of our at around 9 am on way to the hospital. state food and civil supplies birthday. "Close party
soldiers". "I have seen the Baripada where he was "The former Chief minister Saryu Roy and activists attended the birth-
relatives of those soldiers supposed to visit the house Minister has been touring Jamshedpur MP Bidyut day celebration which went
crying and asking why my of Sanatan Munda, national different parts of the state Baran Mahto also went to till late in the night," said a
child's president of Bharat Munda since April 14. It might be the hospital to see Munda. district BJP activist.
Contd. on Pg-3...

New steel policy to make steel industry competitive: PM

Indian steel industry is poised to grow, says Tata Steel MD TV Narendran
New Delhi, May 4: tion of the steel sector, the "Indian steel industry is mentation of the policy and
Prime Minister Narendra prime minister said on the poised to grow from the the forecasted growth of the
Modi today expressed opti- microblogging site. current level of 60 kg per steel consuming sectors
mism that the new policy The new policy that aims capita to 160 kg per capita while we work with the
on steel will boost its to achieve steel-making consumption by 2030-31, Government to address
domestic consumption and capacity of 300 million as envisaged by the supply side issues like raw
create a globally competi- tonnes by 2030 with an National Steel Policy 2017, material availability and de-
tive industry. additional investment of Rs released by Ministry of bottlenecking logistics con-
"The National Steel 10 lakh crore got the Steel, Government of India. straints in realizing the
Policy will ensure high Cabinet green light yester- The new policy would help goals of the policy. We
quality steel production, day. in realigning the enablers in believe that the focus on
boost domestic consump- The policy will help in paving the way for India to infrastructure led growth
tion and create a globally realigning the enablers in realize its potential by cre- will not only support the
competitive steel industry," paving the way for India to of its young population, ating modern infrastructure demand growth of steel but
Modi said in a tweet. realise its potential by cre- said Tata Steel MD (India & and meeting the aspirations will also help us achieve
The policy reflects long- ating modern infrastructure SEA) T V Narendran in a of its young population. We world class cost efficiencies
term vision for transforma- and meeting the aspirations statement. look forward to the imple- outside our factory gates."


State and Neighbour Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

Equities cheer decision on
UK's Prince Philip to retire from public engagements
banks, Nifty at new closing London, May 4 (IANS)
Prince Philip, 95-year-old
The Duke, who turns 96
next month, will attend
Liberal Democrat leader
Tim Farron said: "Well,
International speculation
followed, including a story
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Indian equity markets husband of Britain's Queen previously scheduled perhaps 30 years later than mistakenly published by
cheered the cabinet decision on the banking sector, with Elizabeth II, will retire from engagements between now most people retire, the The Sun falsely reporting
the NSE Nifty on Thursday closing at a record high. The his royal duties and stop and August but will not Duke of Edinburgh is Prince Philip's death.
BSE Sensex too closed above the 30,000-mark. carrying out public accept new invitations, announcing that that is what Prince Philip has one of
The US Federal Reserve's decision to keep key interest engagements later this year, BBC reported. he is intending to do, and I the busiest diaries of all the
rates unchanged and healthy buying in banking stocks Buckingham Palace The Queen "will continue think it is a moment to royals. In 2016, he carried
also boosted investors' sentiments. announced on Thursday. to carry out a full celebrate and take stock of out official meetings and
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock The Palace said in a programme of official the enormous achievements visits on 110 days of the
Exchange (NSE) rose by 47.95 points or 0.51 per cent to statement that it was Prince engagements", the palace that he has made in his life year, far more than younger
close at 9,359.90 points -- a new record. It had closed at Philip's decision taken with said.The Duke is patron, so far...""I think it is a members of his family.
9,351.85 points on April 26. the support of the Queen. President or a member of moment for us to be On Thursday, Prince
The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the "His Royal Highness the more than 780 genuinely reflective of a Philip and the Queen are
BSE, which opened at 30,069.72 points, closed at Duke of Edinburgh has organisations and will great life well-lived and due at a service for
30,126.21 points -- up 231.41 points or 0.77 per cent from decided that he will no continue to be associated great achievements," members of the Order of
its previous close at 29,894.80 points. longer carry out public with them, but "will no Farron said.The Merit at the Chapel Royal
The Sensex touched a high of 30,169.95 points and a engagements from the longer play an active role attend certain public events and good wishes". announcement comes after at St. James's Palace before
low of 30,007.40 during the intra-day trade. autumn of this year. In by attending engagements", from time to time". Labour leader Jeremy royal staff from across the hosting a lunch for those
The BSE market breadth was evenly balanced though taking this decision, the Buckingham Palace said. Prime Minister Theresa Corbyn said his "clear country were called to an attending. The Duke and
narrowly in favour of the bulls -- with 1,430 advances and Duke has the full support of In the statement, the May said the whole country sense of public duty" had emergency meeting in the Queen celebrate their
1,428 declines. the Queen," a statement palace spokesman said the would want to offer the inspired people for more Buckingham Palace, the 70th wedding anniversary
In terms of the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap said. Duke "may still choose to Duke "our deepest gratitude than 60 years." Guardian reported. in November.
index closed higher by 0.48 per cent while the small-cap
index was up 0.36 per cent.
"The Nifty and Bank Nifty touched all-time highs. The Afghan President declines Won't let EU bureaucrats
ordinance to amend the Banking Regulation Act for
resolution of bad loan crisis in the banks helped
sentiments," Deepak Jasani, Head of Retail Research,
invites to visit Pakistan wreck Brexit, says British PM
HDFC Securities, told IANS. Kabul, May 4 (IANS) relating to investigations London, May 4 (IANS) wins on June 8 will face
"Major Asian markets have ended on a positive note, Afghan President Ashraf into recent attacks in British Prime Minister one overriding task, to get
barring Shanghai, Straits and Hang Seng index. Positive Ghani has declined Afghanistan and urged Theresa May made her the best possible deal for
sentiment in European trading also helped. European invitations by top Pakistani Pakistan to hand over the most stinging remark so far this United Kingdom from
indices like FTSE 100, DAX and CAC 40 traded higher." civil and military officials perpetrators, BBC Urdu against European Union Brexit. And in the last few
Anand James, Chief Market Strategist of Geojit to visit Islamabad, a media reported. (EU) "bureaucrats" in days, we have seen just
Financial Services, said: "FOMC's (Federal Open Market report said on Thursday. Kabul has long Brussels, accusing them of how tough these talks are
Committee) status quo ensured that markets were not Quoting the President's complained about terrorists trying to ruin Brexit talks. likely to be."
much ruffled while oil's slippage helped EM equities to be Deputy Spokesman Dawa the attacks in Mazar-i- using sanctuaries on May was speaking did not want Britain to "By contrast, I made
firm. FIIs (foreign institutional investors) were reluctant Khan Minapal, BBC Urdu Sharif, the American Pakistani soil for launching outside 10 Downing Street prosper, Xinhua news clear in my letter to the
buyers of Indian equities last month. An increased activity reported that Ghani, who University (in Kabul) and strikes in Afghanistan - after meeting with Queen agency reported. President of the European
may be hoped for at least until FOMC meets in June." met Director General Inter- the Kandahar attacks are claims that Pakistan has Elizabeth at Buckingham "The European Council invoking Article 50
In investments, provisional data with the exchanges Services Intelligence (ISI) handed over to Afghan denied. Palace on Wednesday on Commission's negotiating last month that, in leaving
showed that FIIs sold stocks worth Rs 601.12 crore while Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar authorities and until In the past week, three the day British Parliament stance has hardened. the EU, Britain means no
domestic institutional investors (DIIs) purchased scrip and National Assembly Islamabad takes concrete delegations from Pakistan was dissolved ahead of the Threats against Britain have harm to our friends and
worth Rs 926.10 crore. Speaker Ayaz Sadiq over action against Afghan have visited Kabul to hold June 8 snap general been issued by European allies on the continent," she
According to Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief the past week, rejected their Taliban on Pakistani soil," talks with the Afghan election. politicians and officials," said.
Operating Officer of Tradebulls, USD/INR futures prices invitations, saying he Minapal quoted Ghani as leadership. There has been In her briefing, May said May said. May and the
remained volatile, supporting the firmness of equity would not visit Pakistan saying. no response from the the events of the last few The British Prime Conservative Party remain
markets in intraday session to a certain extent. until Islamabad hands over Afghan authorities Foreign Office or military days had shown that Minister said these acts had well ahead in the opinion
The Indian rupee marginally weakened by 3-4 paise to the perpetrators of terror claimed that the Afghan leadership in Pakistan whatever Britain's wishes, been deliberately timed to polls, pointing to a victory
64.18 per US dollar from its previous close of 64.15-16 to attacks in Afghanistan. President, during his regarding the Afghan there were some people in affect the result of the for May with an increased
a greenback. "I will not go to Pakistan meeting with the ISI chief, President's refusal to visit Brussels who did not want upcoming general election. majority on June 8 if the
till the perpetrators behind presented documents Pakistan. Brexit talks to succeed and May said: "Whoever pollsters are right.
Exide Industries net profit
Pakistan flays
down close to 6% in Q4
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Battery major Exide
Indian threats to its Trump to work as 'mediator' between Israel, Palestine
Industries on Thursday reported close to 6 per cent year- students Washington, May 4 unified voice against and your wisdom as well as agreement".
on-year (y-o-y) fall in its net profit to Rs 164.78 crore for Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) US President incitement to violence and your great negotiating The Oslo Accords are a
the quarter ended March 31, from Rs 175.21 crore for the (IANS) Pakistan on Donald Trump vowed to hate"."There's such hatred, ability. "I believe we can be set of agreements between
corresponding period a year ago. Thursday said it will take work as a "mediator, an but hopefully there won't be partners -- true partners to the government of Israel
During the quarter under review, its gross sales, up with India the return of arbitrator or a facilitator" to such hatred for very long," you -- to bring about a and the Palestine Liberation
however, increased over 11 per cent y-o-y at Rs 2,213.32 Pakistani students and help broker peace between Trump said, speaking historic peace treaty," Organisation (PLO).
crore, as compared to Rs 1,991.67 crore, the company teachers visiting India the Israelis and Palestinians alongside Abbas in the Abbas said through an The accords marked the
said in a BSE filing. following threats from as he welcomed Palestinian Roosevelt Room. interpreter. "Now, Mr start of the Oslo process,
Commenting on the results, G. Chatterjee, MD and "extremists". President Mahmoud Abbas The Palestinian leader President, with you we that is aimed at achieving a
CEO, said: "While growth in replacement sale of The Foreign Office said it to the White House. expressed his support for a have hope."Trump peace treaty and to fulfil the
automotive and motorcycle batteries continues to be will deal with the issue "We will get this done," two-state solution to the expressed his desire to have "right of the Palestinian
encouraging, demand in OEM business has also "through diplomatic Trump vowed as he met conflict and the long-held Palestinians and Israelis people to self-
improved during the fourth quarter. Growth in UPS and channels", Dawn reported. Abbas on Wednesday. Palestinian desire for a that role as he praised the draw on the Oslo Accords determination". While
Home UPS batteries have shown improvement during A group of 50 Pakistani Trump reiterated the need capital in East Jerusalem, President for his that Abbas signed as the Trump spoke broadly about
this quarter." students and teachers for Israelis and Palestinians welcoming Trump's role as negotiating acumen. Palestinian negotiator in his desire for a peace deal
Rising lead price, however, continued to be a major visiting India at the to broker a peace through a mediator in peace "I believe that we are 1993 and said he hoped the and some of the barriers to
concern, Chatterjee added. invitation of a NGO were direct negotiations and negotiations. He said he capable under your Palestinian leader would a deal, Abbas spoke about
"Company is focusing on cost control and technology sent back on Wednesday called on Palestinian had "hope" about prospects leadership and under your soon sign "the final and the specific complaints and
upgradation as a strategy to improve the bottomline," the after reportedly receiving leaders to "speak in a for peace with Trump in courageous stewardship most important peace demands of Palestinians.
battery manufacturer said. threats from the Shiv Sena.
For the last financial year, the company reported a net
profit of Rs 693.64 crore against a net profit of Rs 624.46
"The students and
children (were) sent back
Somalia's youngest minister shot dead Obama proposed to another
crore in the previous year. because the
organisation was getting
host Mogadishu, May 4
(IANS) Somalia's security
attending the slain
minister's funeral in the woman before Michelle: Book
The company board recommended payment of a final forces on Thursday shot capital on Thursday, the Washington, May 4 Washington Post said in a
dividend of 80 per cent for the last fiscal. threats," Foreign Office review on Wednesday.
spokesperson Nafees dead the country's 31-year- state radio reported. (IANS) Barack Obama
On Thursday, its scrip rose 6.29 per cent to end the day old minister after mistaking Additionally, the proposed to a "serious" Jager is now a professor
at Rs 236.40 on the BSE. Zakaria said in a statement. at Oberlin College, Ohio.
The official said there him for a militant, officials President ordered the arrest girlfriend before he met his
No correction in resale property were "growing incidents of said.
Abbas Abdullahi Siraji
of those responsible for the
death and four guards have
eventual wife Michelle,
according to a new
Jager told Garrow: "In
the winter of '86, when we
intolerance, extremism and
prices post-demonetisation terrorism" in India. was the youngest minister
of the new Somali cabinet presidential palace,
already been detained,
according to the local
biography of the former US
visited my parents, he asked
me to marry him".
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Even as the overall realty Referring to "India's mistaking it as a However, her parents
hostile policy towards formed after the historic media. The book - "Rising Star:
market sceanrio remains weak, there has been no presidential elections on "suspicious car". Siraji was part of a new The Making of Barack parents objected to the
correction in the resale property prices, a report said on Pakistan", Zakaria alleged Somali President union, believing her to be
that "Hindu extremist February 8, BBC reported. government composed of Obama" writtedn by David
Thursday. Siraji, Minister of Public Abdullahi Mohamed 25 members, including six J. Garrow - shares for the too young, as she was in her
"While the overall realty market scenario remains organisations are involved "Farmajo" cut short his visit early 20s and two years
while the government is Works and Reconstruction, women, whose main first time the story of the
weak, as a direct impact of demonetisation, there is little died on Wednesday after to Ethiopia following challenge was to rebuild a woman Sheila Miyoshi younger than Obama.
evidence of any major price correction in the secondary or watching as a silent Siraji's killing and But they continued living
spectator". guards opened fire on the country devastated by war, Jager, with whom Obama
resale market, as predicted earlier," the real estate vehicle he was in near the announced he would be terrorism and famine. lived in Chicago, The together.In early 1987,
quarterly report 'Magicbricks' PropIndex for January- when Obama was 25, she
March' said here.
It covers price movement across 750 major localities
spread over 14 key cities.
Macron triumphs over Le Pen in bitter final TV debate sensed a change.
"He became. . . so very
ambitious very
The report for the immediate quarter of demonetisation Paris, May 4 (IANS) and-a-half-hour "slanging" future of the European suddenly...by 1987, about a
suggests that despite the cash-ban, the much expected Independent centrist match that featured more Union (EU). year into our relationship,
landslide price depreciation of 5-20 per cent did not Emmanuel Macron invectives than any other Le Pen said Macron as he already had his sights on
materialise for the lack of transaction volumes in the triumphed against far-right debate in French President would allow becoming president," Jager
market and stickiness to price from the seller side. nationalist Marine Le Pen presidential history, France to be crushed by its told the author.
"Ready-to-move (RM) properties continue to command in their final TV debate that Macron branded Le Pen ill- economically powerful
a premium over under-construction (UC) properties. saw both trading insults, informed, corrupt, neighbour Germany, while
Although, the price of RM properties has seen a ahead of the French dangerously nationalistic he attacked her over her
comparative decline and the difference of price between presidential runoff on and a "hate-filled" liar who muddled stance on the euro,
RM and UC properties now stand at 5.5 per cent as Sunday, the media reported. "fed off France's misery" reports The Guardian.
against 9 per cent a year ago," it said. Just after Le Pen left the and would bring "civil war" At one point, Le Pen saying. "That is something I The debate marked the
LIC Mutual Fund looks at 40% TV studios on Wednesday
night, accusing Macron, 39,
to France.
She in turn called the
chastised her younger
would do."
In response, Macron
first time a French
presidential runoff
growth in AUM in 2017-18 of "lies and aggression",
snap polling by Elabe for
former Economy Minister
an arrogant, spoilt, cold-
"Don't play with me," she
said. "Don't play teacher
vowed that the fight against
terrorism would be his first
candidate has accepted an
invitation to debate a far-
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) LIC Mutual Fund is eyeing a the local BFMTV found eyed, "smirking banker" and pupil. It's not my priority and said: "Putting right opponent.
40 per cent growth in its assets under management that a clear majority of who was colluding with thing." The candidates also everyone in prison or If Macron comes to
(AUM) during 2017-18 and looking at investors from French people felt the Islamists, complacent on traded barbs on the highly sending them abroad does power, he will be the
small towns, a company official said on Thursday. centrist candidate had been terrorism and intent on charged issue of terrorism. not make any sense to me". youngest French leader
"We had AUM of about Rs 25,000 crore in 2016-17 and the most convincing with "butchering France" in Le Pen vowed to The two candidates also since Napoleon while Le
are looking at Rs 35,000 crore in the current fiscal," 63 per cent against Le Pen, favour of "big economic immediately expel all voiced divergent views on Pen would be the first
company's Chief Marketing Officer Rajesh Patwardhan The Guardian reported. interests". foreigners identified on a diplomatic relations with female head.
said here.Currently, retail accounts for just 35 per cent Polls this week The candidates sat across terror watch list and to strip Russia and the US. Just two days of
whereas the lion's share of 65 per cent of the AUM is conducted before the TV from each other during the people suspected of Islamic Le Pen called Russia a campaigning remain before
accounted for by the institutional investors.The fund debate showed Macron debate -- often speaking extremism of their French "great nation", while reporting restrictions come
house aims to grow its retail business. "We have laid the leading by 60 per cent to 40 over each other as nationality. Macron expressed his into force late on Friday
foundation of alternate business programmes and per cent before the final- moderators tried "We have to make sure willingness to work with evening - and remain in
channels and now we will be building on this," he said. round vote. unsuccessfully to interrupt the territory is protected," both the countries. place until polls close on
In the prolonged two- them, reports CNN. CNN quoted Le Pen as They also clashed on the Sunday.

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'Absolutely normal' Karnan refuses BJD strong enough to

counter BJP : Naveen
IITs to develop
knowledge hub for
medical test, calls SC judges 'terrorists' Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) BJD President and
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said
safety critical systems
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS)
A networked knowledge
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) normal," Karnan told the treatment since I am contempt charges for his party was strong enough to counter the BJP in the state. and research centre aimed
Continuing his defiance, team of four doctors from absolutely normal with a degrading the judiciary and Also hinting at a ministry at safety and reliability of
Calcutta High Court Justice the state-run Calcutta stable mind," the letter said. making allegations of reshuffle, he said many ministers electronics and hardware
C.S. Karnan on Thursday Pavlov Hospital, who were He alleged the Supreme corruption against several had approached him with a wish will be launched at IIT
declined to undergo any assigned to conduct a test to Court order was an "insult" Supreme Court judges. that they would like to work for Kharagpur, a statement said
check-up after a medical determine his mental to a "Dalit judge". As his housing complex the party at the organisational on Thursday. Ministry of
team turned up at his condition. "Furthermore, it's my 'Rosedale' swarmed with a level. Human Resource
residence here following a Karnan, who has been on strong view that the large number of "I can assure you that we will Development (MHRD) in
Supreme Court order, and a confrontation with the Supreme Court order mediapersons, police team counter it (BJP) very well. We are partnership with the
declared he was "absolutely Supreme Court ever since amounts to an insult and and onlookers, Karnan a very strong party. A number of ministers and others have Ministry of Railways, under
normal". the top court issued Instead, he handed a harassment to a Dalit judge seemed to be relishing his told me they are ready to go and work in the field level," its IMPRINT programme,
Amid high drama, as contempt charges, even signed letter to the doctors (myself)," Karnan said in multiple interactions with Patnaik told reporters here. is setting up FMSAFE,
media persons, curious invited the team of doctors addressed to the chairman the letter. the media. The statement came ahead of BJP President Amit Shah's India's first knowledge
onlookers and police inside his house and offered of the medical board On Monday, a seven- He spoke to the visit to Odisha in June as part of his 95-days programme to centre on Formal Methods
swarmed his New Town them tea. He told them his constituted to examine him. judge Supreme Court bench journalists both before the connect with party workers at the booth level across the on Safety Critical Systems.
residence here, Karnan hit wife and sons were not in "Today you and your headed by Chief Justice arrival of the medical team country. The MHRD-supported
out at the seven apex court Kolkata and such a test team came along with top Jagdish Singh Khehar and also after they had left During his tour, Shah would interact with party workers IMPRINT is a Pan-IIT +
judges, calling them can't be done without the police officers attached to directed the setting up of a with his signed letter. He in Ganjam, the home district of the Chief Minister. IISc joint initiative to
"terrorists" and their order consent of his family. the Kolkata Police medical board to examine launched an all-out attack With the BJP targeting to oust the BJD, which has been address the major science
an insult to a "Dalit judge". "My wife and one son is department in order to Karnan on May 4 and on the apex court judges, in power for 17 years in the state, the BJD has planned a and engineering challenges
"Medical treatment is not in Chennai. The other son is provide medical treatment submit the evaluation report calling them "mad" and massive overhaul in the organisational structure. in the country. Formal
required to (sic) me. abroad. So in the absence of to me as per the on May 8. "terrorists" and accusing It has already effected changes in its youth wing and methods are a new genre of
Medical treatment is any guardian, my family, I direction/order/instruction Karnan has been engaged them of "colluding with formed a new trade union to woo the unorganised techniques which use logic
required to (sic) the patient. cannot allow you to of the Honourable Supreme in an over three-month long corrupt judges" and labourers. based on Artificial Intellig-
I am alright. I am not a examine me, as that is Court. However, I declined confrontation with the apex "sharing the corruption Asked about a ministry reshuffle, Patnaik said: "No, I am ence theories to prove the
patient. Yes, I am more than legally wrong," he said. to avail the medical court. He is facing amount". not ruling out a possible reshuffle." correctness of software.

Contd.... from pg-1

Jamshedpur cleanest city...
Every area of Jharkhand to get irrigation facility and water in next 2 years: CM
Ranchi: Summoning level and work has been Pipeline scheme (cost Rs.
Gujarat, 11 in MP and eight in AP. Telangana and people to conserve water, started on 18. 24 DPR are 984.29 crore) , Kanhar
Tamil Nadu account for four cities each in top 50, forest and land, Chief ready and 14 are being Irrigation Scheme Garhwa
followed by Maharashtra with three. Minister Raghuabr Das said prepared. These will irrigate (cost Rs. 1903 crore)
Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, that in the next two years, 136.28 hectare land. Budhai Reservoir scheme
Jharkhand, Karnataka, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh have every area of the state Singh said that 562 Deoghar (cost Rs. 1520.87
one city each in top 50 clean cities of the country. should be covered with schemes are there on minor crore), Tardiha Veer scheme
While 14 cities from states/UTs find a place among the irrigation and drinking irrigation scheme and 121 (cost Rs. 11.86 crore),
top 50 clean cities, competition is not so much for a place water. Drinking water have been completed. The Saiedpur Veer scheme (cost
in bottom 50, with Uttar Pradesh alone accounting for 25 should be supplied through remaining will be Rs. 11.37 crore) will be star-
of the bottom 50 towns. Five of the Uttar Pradesh cities pipeline and barrage completed by the next year. ted soon. Galudih barrage
have been ranked among the 10 dirtiest in India, with making, pipeline coverage After their completion, and Kanaal project have
Gonda topping the list. Bhusawal in Maharashtra has and water network should 30,832 hectare land will be been completed and water is
been ranked as the second dirtiest city, while Bihar's be completed at the same schemes, the CM said that cancelled. Companies average 700 cr. expenditure, irrigated. 1343 new supplied to the last point.
Bagaha stands third and Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi fourth. time. Mr. Das said that unproductive schemes wanting to start industries Rs. 1544 cr. was expensed schemes have been started Water Resource Minister
The other Uttar Pradesh places that feature in the list of people should be connected should be stopped. Water should be given water in 2016-17. There are 102 with the expenditure of Rs Chandra Prakash
unclean towns and cities of India are Bahraich (sixth), with schemes and where tariff on big industries connection. schemes under major and 931.38 crore rupees. 340 Choudhary, CS Raj Bala
Shahjahanpur (ninth) and Khurja (10th). land is required for pipeline should be disposed. Water Resource Principal medium irrigation schemes have been completed. Verma, Additinoal CS Amit
Bihar's Katihar is the fifth unclean city. Two places in coverage, landlords should Industries which have not Sec Sukhdeo Singh said that which have been divided Double Irrigation Scheme, Khare, Industry Secretary
Punjab, Muktsar (seventh) and Abohar (eighth), are also be directly contacted. started their work should be in the next 2 years, the into 30 sections. Out of the Saraikela (cost Rs. 90 crore) Sunil Kumar Barnwal and
in the 10 most unclean cities. Reviewing the Swarn given 1 month notice and expenditure of the dept. has 34 schemes taken from will be started from July. other senior officers were
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home constituency of Rekha multipurpose water allotment should be doubled. Instead of an 2015-17, 16 are on tender Garhwa -Palamu Son present in the meeting.
Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, jumped from 418th ranking in

More compensation to farmers

2014 to 32nd in 2017.
"We are heading towards fulfilling the dream of BJP leader Madhya Pradesh
making cleanliness a movement," Naidu said. dismisses tribal BJP MP's caste
for crop damage by animals : CM
Rajasthan and Punjab have five towns each in the
bottom 50, followed by Maharashtra-two and one each couple joining TMC certificate cancelled
from Haryana, Karnataka and Lakshadweep. Out of the Kolkata, May 4 (IANS)
62 cities and towns surveyed in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, 41 Bhopal, May 3 (IANS)
Senior BJP leader and Ranchi: Chief Minister Raghubar Against Rs. 407.31 cr budget in this The Lok Sabha membe-
of them figure among the bottom 100 cities or towns. Union Minister Harsh
Jharkhand and Chattisgarh have emerged as the major Das on Thursday said that the FY, Rs. 154.94 has been approved and rship of Jyoti Dhurve, BJP
Vardhan on Thursday compensation against crop damage by allotted. 339.25 lakh plants are MP from Betul in Madhya
success stories in the Swachh Survekshan-2017. refused to give any
While all the nine cities or towns of Jharkhand animals will be increased in the state. supposed to be planted in the current Pradesh, is under threat as a
weightage to a tribal couple He said the state officials concerned FY. Natural regeneration of high-level inquiry
surveyed in 2017 have substantially improved their joining West Bengal's
rankings over that of 2014 and 2016, seven of eight in have been directed to revise the rate sericulture operation is implemented committee has found the
ruling Trinamool Congress and implement the new one. in 6700 hectare areas. Saal forest are Scheduled Tribe certificate
Chhattisgarh have achieved this feat. Bihar's 19 of 27 days after hosting BJP chief
cities or towns surveyed in 2017 were ranked beyond "As per the new rate, the developed where root stock is issued to her fake and
Amit Shah. compensation rate per hectare damage available. For fossil parks, DPR of Rs. cancelled it on Wednesday.
300, with best rank in the state being 147 for Biharsharif. "In a country of 125 crore
Fifteen of these 27 cities are among the bottom 100. will be Rs. 20,000 to 40,000 from Rs. desirous to plant trees should get 1859.68 lakh has been made. A fish Betul is a reserved
people, how does it matter 10,000 -25,000. Moreover, application from panchayat secretariat house has been developed in Birsa parliamentary constituency
Rajasthan's 18 of 29 cities or towns surveyed in 2017 who joins what," Vardhan
are ranked beyond 300 and 13 are among the bottom 100. compensation against damage of which will be given promotion Munda Biological Park in 3300 sq for Scheduled Tribes.
told the media here on the houses should be increased to 1 lakh amount for this. Plants can be meter with the expenditure of 3.64 cr. According to informed
Naidu expressed concern over the cleanliness status of sidelines of a programme at
cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. 20 thousand. Seriously injured person irrigated through sakhi mandals. Tree Water Resources Minister Chandra sources, the committee
National Atlas and The- should be given Rs. 100,000 and for Friend Award should be given for Prakash Choudhary, CS Raj Bala formed by the state's Tribal
"I will be vising Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with the matic Mapping Organis-
officials and hold meeting with the stakeholders minor injury, it should be done 15,000 good efforts in forestation, he said. Verma, Additional CS Amit Khare, Welfare Department had
ation when asked about the from Rs. 10,000," said the CM. Forest Dept. Principal Sec Sukhdev Secretary to the CM Sunil Kumar been inquiring into the
concerned of the states to review the cleanliness status," tribal couple's move.
Naidu said. Summoning people for planting Singh said that 29.50% area of Barnwal and other people were genuineness of certificate
The minister stressed that the rankings were not seedlings, the CM said that people Jharkhand is covered with forest. present in the meeting. issued to the Bharatiya
announced to point finger at anyone. "Our objective is to Massive dust storm Janata Party (BJP) MP.
show that where do they stand in cleanliness and what do
they need to learn from others," he said. hits UP, mango Two Bihar policemen India test fires MYM's Summer Funk
Baba Ramdev calls for '100 heads'... harvest damaged nuclear-capable
body was mutilated," he said. India has accused the Lucknow, May 3 held under prohibition law Agni-II missile
starting from 11th May
Pakistani army of Monday's killing and mutilation of (IANS) A strong dust storm Patna, May 4 (IANS) Two office-bearers of the Bihar Jamshedpur: Marwari Yuva Manch, Steel City Surabhi
two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control. hit the Uttar Pradesh capital Police Men's Association (BPMA) have been arrested for Bhubaneswar, May 4 branch, is going to organize Summer Funk for kids aged
Continuing in the same vein, he referred to Prime and many other parts of the violating the ban on liquor in the state, police said on (IANS) India on Thursday between 5-13 years of age from 11th May to 14th May at
Minister Narendra Modi and said "patriotism is in his state late on Wednesday, Thursday. successfully test fired its the Tata Zoological Park. Branch presidents Sanjay
blood and he won't flinch from following his duty". uprooting trees, power Police arrested BPMA President Nirmal Singh and its medium-range nuclear- Chetani and Anju Chetani said a number of sports and
On his brand Patanjali, Ramdev said by next year the posts and bringing to halt Secretary Shamsher Khan from the former's house in the capable ballistic missile extra-curricular activities woiuld be organized during the
homegrown label will have a production capacity of Rs traffic. New Police Lines here following Patna Senior Agni-ll off the Odisha event. Besides sports, the participants would get to
60,000 crore. Presently, he said, it is Rs 30,000 crore. According to initial Superintendent of Pollice Manu Maharaj's orders. coast. The trial of the participate in various other entertaining activities aimed at
He said that Chinese products "must be boycotted", reports there are reports of "The SSP reached the spot after getting to know that the surface-to-surface missile promoting physical and personality development in the
and cited the boycotting of foreign goods called for by widespread damage to two were creating ruckus and publicly consuming liquor, was conducted from youths.
Mahatma Gandhi and Chandrashekhar Azad during property and the mango and found both of them heavily drunk," a district police Launch Complex-4 of Forms for the event will be available at Agrawal Book
British rule. harvest in Malihabad belt official said. Integrated Test Range (ITR) Store, Sakchi, Speaker
"Even if one is supposed to shell out a few paise more outside Lucknow has been Singh and Khan were sent to jail by a local court. in the APJ Abdul Kalam Store near Chappan Bhog,
for 'swadeshi' products, he must do so. We require a damaged big time. According to police officials, Nirmal Singh resisted Island in Balasore district, Bistupur, Jitendra Fancy
general will power for the boycotting of Chinese goods.. At many places in the arrest and alleged that Maharaj had acted against him for said Defence Ministry Stores, Chowk Bazaar,
Foreign companies have always looted India," Ramdev state capital, electricity raising voice on behalf of the association members. officials. The Strategic Jugsalai, Arjun Store in
said, and gave the example of the East India Company wires snapped and poles Bihar Police Association President Mitunjay Singh Forces Command (SCF), a Kadma, Jain Motors in
run by the British during the colonial period as one of were uprooted leading to welcomed the police action. specially raised missile- Mango, Ankit-Bajaj in CH
'plunderers'. He also accused multinational brands like power outages were Over 45,000 persons have been arrested for violating handling unit of the Indian Area, Moonka Studios in
Colgate, Unilever, Proctor and Gamble, of "hoarding reported from many liquor ban imposed by the Nitish Kumar government on Army, carried out the test at Akaashdeep Plaza,
capital worth over Rs 50 lakh crore in India". localities. April 5 last year. 10.20 a.m. Golmuri, Dinesh Textiles
in Adityapur and in Manoj
Enterprises in Sonari. This

Disqualification of Assam MLAs, MPs for violating two-child norm was informed by the outfit
secretary Tara Kishore
Guwahati, May 4 proposed as a yardstick for be eligible for government received 88 emails, 600 case of twins or triplets. period, such victims will be
(IANS) The Assam any contestant to the state benefits and engagements, suggestions through social The minister said the provided dependency
government will legislature," Sarma said including jobs, if the networking sites and 37 government has also allowance or pension. In
recommend to the Centre while addressing a press proposed norm was articles and reviews through decided to review the legal case any women belonging
disqualification of MLAs conference here. violated. the media. Based on this, framework for protection of to this category fail to get
and MPs who do not adhere "In case any state MLA The draft policy also we have prepared a second women's rights. employment, they may be
to the proposed two-child violates the norm, they may stated that a person will not and final draft of the "The government will granted pension by the
norm, Health and Family be disqualified and will be be eligible to become population policy," Sarma review, enforce and change government," the minister
Welfare Minister Himanta debarred from contesting member of the panchayat said, adding that the new laws and practices said.
Biswa Sarma said on polls in the future." and civic bodies if they have policy is also being discriminating against Provisions will also
Thursday. The Assam government more than two children. renamed as Draft women. Stringent include pension for widows,
"The government of drafted a policy that makes "We uploaded the draft Population and Women application of laws that and other schemes only for
Assam will take up with the the two-child norm policy in the (state Empowerment Policy of prevent underage marriage, divorcees and single
Centre that MLAs adhere to mandatory to control government) website in Assam. law against rape and women ensuring them
family planning laws. The population growth. March and solicited public However, the two-child domestic violence are also "dignity and opportunity to
two-child norm will be It said a person would not opinion. So far, we have norm will be relaxed in the mooted." "In the interim live without persecution".


Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

Indian Americans can help Rising incomes, stability linked to

India realise its full potential
By Frank F. Islam
declining female workforce participation
By Devanik Saha family, which significantly alters

n 2010, during his first visit to India, President Barack Obama proclaimed: "I believe the allocation of their time.

that India and America are indispensable partners in meeting the challenges of their ising income levels and Marriage changes a woman's
times." I agree wholeheartedly with the assessment and feel strongly that Indian stability in families are social position and status; a married
Americans can play a key role in strengthening that partnership and helping India achieve disincentivising women woman joins the labour force only
its full potential. from joining the labour force, when social norms and the stigma
Because of their accomplishments in the United States and understanding of India, according to a recent report by the attached to paid labour conform
Indian Americans are uniquely positioned to step forward and provide assistance to World Bank, which analysed with family restrictions.
address pressing issues in their mother country. government data from 2004-05 to In rural areas, the FLFP rate of
Consider the following remarkable statistics reported by Indiaspora, a non-profit 2011-12. As many as 19.6 million married women was more than
organisation based in San Francisco with a mission of transforming the success of Indian- women -- equivalent to the unmarried women. However, in
Americans into meaningful impact worldwide: population of Romania -- dropped urban areas, participation rates of
* Highest household income of any ethnic group in the US -- $100,000 versus a national out of the workforce during this unmarried women were higher than
average of $51,000 period, of which rural women that of married women.
* 32% have Bachelors degrees versus 18% for the US overall accounted for 53 per cent, the In urban areas, participation rates
* 38% have advanced degrees versus 10% for the US overall report said. of women dropped between 2004-
These numbers reveal the potential that Indian-Americans have to help India achieve its In its three-year (2017-20) 05 and 2011-12, leading to an
full potential. They can make a substantial contribution in any number of areas. "action agenda draft" released on overall drop in the FLFP rate for
To maximise their involvement, I recommend that Indian Americans align their April 23, the NITI Aayog stressed both married and unmarried
investments of time, talent and money in the areas discussed as part of the India-US on the importance of promoting (female labour force participation) for every 1,000 males. This ratio women.
Strategic and Commercial Dialogue. equal participation of women in the rates. drops from 825:1,000 at the age of So, while marital status did have
The Dialogue was established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Obama economy. Therefore, as household incomes 19 years to 531:1,000 at 25-29 an impact on the participation rates
during the latter's visit in 2015 as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade. Only 27 per cent women are in become more stable, fewer women years. As many as 1,403 females of women in the labour market, it
Simultaneously, a business roundtable comprising Modi, Obama, senior government the labour force -- the lowest join the labour force, concentrating have never attended any does not explain the drop that
officials and prominent CEOs from both countries was convened. I had the privilege to among BRICS countries; among G- instead on "status production" at educational institution for every occurred during 1993-94 to 2011-
participate in that roundtable as one of the US representatives. 20 countries, it is better only than home. 1,000 males who have not. 12 in the urban areas.
The roundtable provided initial inputs to the Dialogue, the first of which was held in Saudi Arabia. Status production is work that Between 2004-05 and 2011-12, The study found that irrespective
September 2015 and the second in 2016. The labour force does not include maintains and enhances the FLFP has dropped across all of their caste, the FLFP rate of
The Dialogue develops position statements in a wide range of policy areas. Some of the women who do "unpaid care family's social standing, although educational categories in both rural married females is higher than
promising areas are: work", which refers to all unpaid they do not necessarily enhance the and urban areas. This indicates that unmarried females in rural areas.
* Innovation and Entrepreneurship through the Start-up India initiative to further services within a household woman's status within that unit. irrespective of one's education, the Merely increasing women's
collaboration between Indian and US start-ups, venture capitalists and other stakeholders. including care of people, Common examples of status incentive for females to participate access to education and skills will
* Commerce, Economy and Growth: One focal point is helping small and medium housework and voluntary production work include the in the labour force has declined not necessarily lead to a rise in
enterprises (SMEs) to spur growth and create jobs across India. A priority here is to community work. upkeep of suitable work clothes, over the period. FLFP, the World Bank study
create a platform for sharing best practices and technology with SMEs and helping them The World Bank study, titled provision of food at the workplace, "The decline in the FLFP rate for suggested. Gains will not be
access financing to participate in global supply chains. "Reassessing Patterns of Female entertainment of colleagues and all educational categories and the realised unless social norms around
* Smart Cities Cooperation: India has launched an ambitious smart cities initiative, Labor Force Participation in India", feeding hired hands and co-workers particularly poor performance of women's (and men's) work also
which aims to develop more than a hundred smart cities. In the most recent dialogue, found that the decision to join the within the woman's family. those with secondary and higher change, and/or the rural labour
emphasis was placed on continuing reverse trade missions to look at smart solutions for labour force is primarily influenced Secondary and higher secondary secondary (Grade XII) levels of markets offer forms of employment
these respective cities. by economic stability at home education did not lead to women education need to be explored in that are acceptable and attractive
* Health: One of the heathcare priorities in this broad category is the control of rather than social norms, participating in the labour market in detail," the study said. This can for women and their families.
infectious diseases and the initiation of programmes on vaccines for TB, dengue, and educational attainment and age. India, the World Bank analysis probably be explained by a lack of Policies should centre on
respiratory syncytial virus through public-private partnerships. The study assessed the proportion found. The lowest incidence of appropriate jobs in rural areas, or promoting the acceptability of
* Education: An education priority is "to increase cooperation in all higher education of self-employed, regular wage FLFP rate is among those who had the expectation of higher wages female employment and investing
areas, including ... vocational training, technical and professional education and earners and casual labour in a given attained secondary (Grade X) and among those having secondary in economic sectors in rural areas
philanthropy in higher education." Because of the difference that education can make, household's working-age post-secondary levels of education, levels of education. that are attractive in terms of
higher education is one of my personal priorities for philanthropic investment. population.It found that, in rural as followed by those with levels of The Aayog's 2017-20 agenda female employment, the report
Indian Americans have the character, capacity and competence to be leaders in well as urban areas, while the education below the secondary says women tend to be paid less, said.
addressing the pivotal areas identified and in many other areas as well. In fact, many are proportion of regular wage-earners level in both rural and urban areas. work in less productive jobs and are (In arrangement with
already doing so. in households increased between The FLFP rate is highest among over-represented in unpaid care IndiaSpend.org, a data-driven,
I know numerous Indian American groups and individuals who are extending a hand to 2004-05 to 2011-12, proportion of illiterates and college graduates in work, and engaging in vulnerable non-profit, public interest
help India achieve its full potential. I urge more Indian Americans to join them as allies in self-employed persons and casual both rural and urban areas. These forms of employment is a reflection journalism platform. Devanik
this most important joint venture between Indian Americans and their counterparts in labour decreased, indicating the two groups, illiterates and those of their subordinate position in the Saha is at the Institute of
India. rising stability in family incomes. with college education, are also the household.Marriage affects the Development Studies, University
(Frank Islam is an Indian-American entrepreneur, thought leader and The proportion of regular wage groups that experienced the largest participation of women in two of Sussex. The views expressed
philanthropist. The views expressed are personal. He can be contacted at earners in urban areas was 20 drops in FLFP rates during this ways, the World Bank study said. are those of IndiaSpend.
ffislam@verizon.net) percentage points more than rural period. After marriage, women typically Feedback at
areas, which explains its low FLFP Only 691 females attend college take on the role of caregiver in the respond@indiaspend.org)

In 41 years, as economy grew 2,100%, infant mortality dropped just 68%

By Swagata Yadavar Ministry told the Lok Sabha in March. deficiencies of the ICDS have been to 2011, and the data on nutritional
India has reduced its infant documented by various reports over status of children had discrepancies.

ver 41 years to 2016, a mortality rate (IMR, deaths per 1,000 the years. The auditors found that the funds
national health programme live births) by 68 per cent, as we said, Around 50 per cent of the total were not released for critical aspects
for children has led to a 68 in the last 41 years -- from 130 in eligible children were found to be of the scheme and a large portion of
per cent drop in India's infant 1975 to 41 in 2015-16, as data from enrolled at anganwadi centres and the the funds released were for salaries;
mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of the National Family Health Survey effective coverage as per norms is they also noted that "the follow-up
41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still 2015-16 reveal. only 41 per cent of those registered for action on the internal monitoring and
worse off than poorer neighbours like Yet, India's IMR of 41 deaths per the ICDS benefits, according to this evaluation by the ministry was not
Bangladesh (31) and Nepal (29). 1,000 live births is worse off than 2011 evaluation of ICDS by the adequate".Nearly 60 per cent of
It is now 42 years since the poorer neighbours Bangladesh (31) erstwhile Planning Commission AWCs were still awaiting their flexi
integrated child development scheme and Nepal (29), and the African nation across 100 districts in 35 states. funds of Rs 1,000 per annum for
(ICDS) -- the world's largest of Rwanda (31). Even its under-five "Anganwadi workers are meeting emergency costs such as
integrated early childhood mortality rate of 50 deaths per 1,000 overburdened, underpaid and mostly referral arrangements, shortage of
programme -- was launched, and its live births is worse than Nepal (36), unskilled, which affects the medicines and utensils, a 2016 survey
successes and failures mirror the Bangladesh (38) and Bhutan (33). implementation of the scheme," the across 300 AWCs, spread across 10
country's inability to improve health Also, India is home to more than 40 report noted. districts in five states, by
services to match the growth in its million stunted (low height-for-age) malnutrition in India. Also, decreasing immunisation, referral services, health Sixty percent of the AWCs did not Accountability Initiative, a public
economy, which grew 21 times -- or children under the age of five -- more the work load of the overburdened check-up, pre-school non formal have their own building, and 25 per research initiative at Centre for Policy
2,100 per cent -- between 1975 and than any country in the world, and in anganwadi workers and improving education, and health and nutrition cent were functioning in semi- Research, Delhi, found. Fourteen
2016. spite of a 200 per cent increase in their capacity to support the various education. pucca/kuccha buildings or partially percent AWCs reported a shortage of
The scheme, launched on October spending on child health between services under the programme calls Three of these -- immunisation, open space, a 2012 audit on ICDS by grains and 41 per cent reported a delay
2, 1975, was a response to the 2005-06 and 2014-15. for an enhanced budget allocation," health check-up and referral services - the comptroller and auditor general in getting grains or money to buy
challenge of providing pre-school and There has been a 4.7 per cent the budget analysis by Centre for - are delivered through the public (CAG) of India -- the government's grains the survey found.
non-formal education and to break the increase in the ICDS allocation in Governance and Budget health system by the Ministry of auditor -- found. (In arrangement with
cycle of malnutrition, morbidity, Union budget 2017-18 -- from Rs Accountability noted. Health and Family Welfare. The Fifty two percent of AWCs did not IndiaSpend.org, a data-driven,
reduced learning capacity and 14,560 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 15,245 The ICDS is aimed at the holistic others are delivered through the have a toilet and 32 per cent did not non-profit, public interest
mortality. in 2017-18. But this was after a bigger development of children under six and Women and Child Development have drinking water facilities -- which journalism platform, with whom
ICDS has reached 99.3 million reduction in the allocations during providing nutritional and health Ministry. The idea was to integrate the led to sanitation and hygiene Swagata Yadavar is principal
beneficiaries and has 1.4 million 2015-16. support to pregnant and lactating services together to improve overall problems -- the CAG's report noted. correspondent. The views
anganwadi centres (AWCs) across the Yet, "...more allocations need to be mothers. impact.From not actually covering all Besides the infrastructure issues, expressed are those of IndiaSpend.
country, as of December 2016, the made both at the Union and state There are six services that fall under eligible children to having the auditors found 33 to 47 per cent of Feedback at
Women and Child Development level, considering the severity of ICDS: Supplementary nutrition, infrastructural gaps, many children were not weighed from 2006 respond@indiaspend.org)

'After note ban, dodgy money converted into gold, stored in shell companies'
By Bappaditya Chatterjee adding that split bills were below the value of The hunt for black money by the IT officials over Rs 9,334 crore between November 9,
Rs 2 lakh, the threshold above which buyers picked up after November 29 as they waited 2016, and February 28 this year.

he massive hunt for undeclared cash have to provide the permanent account for some time to collect information from the Under Operation Clean Money (OCM),
launched across the country post number (PAN) issued by the income tax Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) or more than 60,000 persons, including 1,300
demonetisation has revealed that these department. other agencies about the movement of funds. high-risk persons, have been identified for
was either converted into gold or routed "The buyers' lists provided by the jewellers Asked how taxmen identified jewellers, an investigation into claims of excessive cash
through shell companies to make it legal were false. After verification, it emerged that official told IANS: "The first set of sales after demonetisation was announced.
tender, IT sleuths have told IANS. many of the buyers were financially weak and information showed that jewellers deposited According to officials, shell companies
Income Tax officials said black money not in a position to spend such huge amounts huge amounts of money into banks. Then, we provided a strong support system for black
holders avoided the bank-deposit route shown in the invoices," the official said. went after jewellers." money after demonetisation.
because they wanted to conceal their identities Taxmen tried to find an answer to a common The IT sleuths were able to identify The officials found dummy directors of
and somehow had "managed to get many question: How did jewellers meet the huge legitimate transactions, easily. "We also had these companies included a cancer patient who
jewellers" to convert their unaudited cash into spurt in demand following the announcement given options to the jewellers to disclose the signed documents for a Rs 10,000 monthly fee
gold. of demonetisation, particularly after the name of actual buyers or declare that the or charges of Rs 200 for every signature.
"They bought gold and jewellery from festival season? amount is your money," the official said, The officials said reporting of cash seizures
jewellers across the cities on November 8 (the "We found many of these sales were booked reported. These sales were manipulated," pointing out that such moves proved was relatively less in Kolkata because of the
night Prime Minister Narendra Modi as advance collection for future sales. Due to another IT official said, also requesting successful. existence of the shell companies as an
announced the demonetisation of Rs 500 and preceding sales during Dhanteras and Diwali, anonymity. Many actual buyers and jewellers established channel to stash ill-gotten money.
Rs 1,000 currency notes from midnight) and, jewellers had a stock crunch and they Sankar Sen, Chairman and MD, Senco Gold contributed to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Explaining how active the channel was, the
thereafter. Jewellers camouflaged the delivered gold later," another IT official told Ltd, which was one of the jewellery houses Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY), an amnesty official said: "Many cash handlers with whom
identities of the actual buyers and offered split IANS, asking not to be identified. under the I-T department scanner, told IANS: scheme to declare unreported wealth. we interacted told us that the money does not
bills," an Income Tax official, who was part of Taxmen said they have stumbled upon "We keep records of all buyers on the basis of Had a robust and quick information-sharing stay for more than half-an-hour at a particular
the investigations, told IANS on condition of records which suggested many shops -- as the names and contacts provided by the system among state and central agencies been point."
anonymity. many as 90 per cent across cities -- were customers. We cooperated with officials and in place, the hunt for black money would have Shell companies were also used as
According to him, jewellers saw in closed at the time of the demonetisation provided all the documents, including the been more effective, the officials lamented. instruments to buy bullion. "We found
demonetisation an opportunity to ramp up announcement and sales at the day's closing CCTV footage that we had." "A compilation of unique features found in invoices for bullion sales were generated
their sales and thought "they could get away" had been reported. "It is difficult for jewellers to verify whether transactions post-demonetisation across states against such companies while actual
by showing these amounts as sales. "Still, we found sales were registered in the the customers have provided a legitimate is expected soon," an IT official said. beneficiaries received the bullion."
"Jewellers offered a platform to convert accounting system either on November 8 or a identity or not, particularly when the sale According to the Union Finance Ministry, (Bappaditya Chatterjee can be contacted
unreported cash into gold," the official said, date prior to that after the closing sales were value is less than Rs 2 lakh," he said. the CBDT has detected undisclosed income of at bappaditya.c@ians.in)
State and Neighbour Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

Verdict in Gudda murder

case on 15th May
Jamshedpur: The court
Strengthen party base in
West Singhbhum : Nandi
Sacred Heart Convent girls bag top spot at JOGGA Chess Championship
of additional district judge
(I) Shatrunjay Kumar will
Jamshedpur, May 4 :
Ishan Gupta of Carmel RV's Kumar Utkarsh and Carmel Junior's and was adjudged the
deliver its verdict in Asif
Raza Khan alias Gudda
Junior College has been
crowned the winner of the
Jamshedpur Old Girls and
Ishan Gupta win in boys category Jamshedpur Old Girls
and Guys Association
(JOGGA) Inter-school
murder case on 15th May. Guys Association Chess Championship 2017
The Prosecution and def- (JOGGA) Inter-school was organized by
ence counsels argued before
the court on Thursday. Chess Championship 2017 J.H.Tarapore School from
Asif Raza Khan alias in the senior boys category. 2nd to 4th May, 2017. Ace
Guddu, was murdered and The championship hosted Archer Deepika Kumari
later burnt in Bistupur by JH Tarapore School presided as the Chief
Chaibasa, May 4: BJP district president Dinesh concluded on Thursday Guest for the Closing
police station area in 2008. Chandra Nandi on Thursday chaired a district executive
His body was recovered which saw Kumar Utkarsh Ceremony.
body meeting at Circuit house in Chaibasa on Thursday. of Rajendra Vidyalaya bag A total of over 234
after several days. His Nandi asked the block BJP president to strengthen the party
uncle, Akeel, Ahmad Khan the top position in the players from 22 different
base by forming village committee. He also asked them to junior boys category. JOGGA affiliated schools
had lodged a case in this explain the public about the state government and central
connection with the In the senior girls of the city competed for the
government schemes to benefit the public. The Party category Pracheta Agarwal top spot. Bailey
Bistupur police station. The activists should also work for the public interest. A large
accused were identified as of Sacred Heart Convent Bodhanwala, social worker
number of party activists were present. School won the Koulini Yamijala scored 16 category Pracheta Agarwal, spot. and Chairman of Tarapore
Vishnu Mukhi, Holiya
Mukhi, Khujali Ganesh,
Putnu Mukhi, Sarfaraz and
Classes suspended till May 13 championship while in the
junior girls category Dyuti
points and were declared
the winner in the junior
Kaushiki Sarkar and
Priyashi Agarwal of Sacred
In Junior boys Rajendra
Vidyalaya with 15.5 points
Schools gave away the
prizes to the winners.
Kallu Ghosh. One of the Chaibasa, May 4: With temperature soaring, West Chakraborty also of Sacred girls category followed by Heart Convent School was the winner followed by The Arbiters team
accused, Kallu Ghosh is no Singhbum deputy commissioner on Thursday announced Heart Convent School was Carmel Junior College scored 15.5 points to bag KPS Kadma. In the senior comprised of Jayant Kumar
more while another of them to suspend classes upto 8 standard in all the private and declared the winner. comprising of Druhti Shah, top position while JH boys Carmel Junior College Bhuyan (Chief Arbiter) ,
Sarfaraz is being tried in the government run schools in the district. The classes would In the school trophy Deepika Roy Chowdhury Tarapore with Pratistha scored 18.5 points to win Ashok Varma (Dy. Arbiter)
Juvenile Court. Putnu remain suspended till May 13 from May 6. Meanwhile, the Sacred Heart Convent and Aastha Rani Bhuyan Prasad, Pariza Das and the championship while , K.P.Sharma , Chiranjee
Mukhi, also an accused in schools would remain opened for teachers and support School comprising of Dyuti scored 14.5 points. Shubhangi Verma scored Motilal Nehru Public Lal, A.K.Singh and
this case, is absconding. staffs. Chakraborty, P.Shruthi and In the senior girls 15 points to seal the second School scored 13.5 points Shashank Shekhar.

Lalu wants Seraikela gets 13 patrol cars with GPS

MNPS : Saket Kumar elected school pupil leader Dalits, OBCs as
Jamshedpur, May 4 : (Blue), Shumayla Kamal
Motilal Nehru Public XII B ( Green), Mehndi Shankaracharya
School (MNPS) organised Raza XII C (Blue), Harshita Patna, May 4 (IANS)
the installation ceremony of Kumari XII C (Green), Md. RJD chief Lalu Prasad on
the Students Cabinet on Azan XII C (Blue), Pragati Thursday demanded that
Thursday. The school Goswami XII A (Yellow), three of the four
cabinet was inducted at a Riya Singh XI A (Yellow), Shankaracharyas should be
ceremonial assembly where Amima Kashish XI B from the Dalit and OBC
the student of classes IX to (Blue), Harsh XI B communities instead of
XII participated in voting (Yellow) and Priya XI B Brahmins holding all four
while the nominees had (Yellow). positions. "Dalits and
election symbols and earlier Eleven councilors OBCs should be made Seraikela: Seraikela-Kharsawan police got 13 GPS-
did canvassing. High included Fasiha Anjum XII Shankaracharyas," Lalu equipped patrol cars from the state headquarters on
School teacher Ritu B (Green), Warisha Zainab Prasad told the media here. Thursday. These vehicles would be used to conduct
Sachdeva ably guided the XII B (Blue), Ambika He said there should be patrolling across the district and highways. Seven vehicles
student in this whole Kumari XII B (Yellow), reservations in "mutts" would be used on highways while the remaining six would
process. The portfolios were School Pupil Leader House while Sameer Singh of XII C was Vikash Pandey XII B (monasteries) of the be used in the district. The SP Rakesh Bansal said the
presented to the elected (SPPL). Srivastava of XI B was nominated the captain of (Yellow), Ashutosh Sharma Shankaracharyas too. "The vehicles were provided to the district police for crime
student representatives for Shoaib Hassan of XII B elected the Vice Captain. Red while Vivek Kumar XII C (Blue), Zoha Adil XI Rashtriya Swayamsevak control under modernization plan of the state police
the session 2017-18. was named the captain of Kashish Khan of XII C was Singh of XI A was elected C (Blue), Ifra Zainab XI C Sangh and BJP (Bharatiya department.
Saket Kumar of class XII Blue House while Siddhant named the captain of Green the Vice Captain. (Green), Vignesh XI C Janata Party) should
A was elected the School
Pupil Leader (SPL) and
Kumar of XI B was made
the vice captain. Vikash
House while Priyanshu
Kumari of XI B was made
Eleven cabinet members
were also elected including
(Red), Pallavi Kumari XI C
(Yellow), Pravin Sharma XI
explain their stand on it. New DTO takes charge in Seraikela
Dalits and OBCs should be
Akash Kumar of class XI A Pandey of XII B was made the Vice Captain. Shagufa of XII B (Green), C (Green) and Alekhya XI appointed Shankaracharya Seraikela: The new district transport officer (DTO) of
was named the Assistant the captain of the Yellow In the Red house Avinash Purnima Prasad XII B C (Yellow). at three of the four mutts." Seraikela-Kharsawan Dinesh Kumar Ranjan took charge
of his office on Thursday. He took charge from the DTO in-

MP demands compensation for villagers Repair defunct handpumps

charge Anoop Kumar Sharan. He said his aim would be to
ensure compliance by motorists with road safety rules. He
said everyone should wear helmet to save their lives while
be noted that road
construction has affected 34
villages. The memorandum
in the district : DC driving.
SP stresses on road safety compliance
further stated that summer Seraikela: The SP of Seraikela-Kharsawan Rakesh
vacation is schools should Bansal here on Thursday asked the residents of the district
be declared early seeing the to wear helmet and follow road safety rules without fail. He
rise in temperature. On the said wearing helmets would greatly help the administration
occasion Balmuchu said save precious lives on roads. He also advised people to
that the road construction encourage others to follow safety rules.
work will remain
suspended till the villagers
receive compensation.
BJP Mahila Morcha distribute ladoos
Chaibasa, May 4: Rajya to the villagers whose Present on the occasion
Sabha MP Pradeep houses and lands have been were Trishanu Roy, Ram
Balmuchu submitted a acquired for the road Singh Swaiyain, Kabu Chaibasa, May 4: West DC directed all the BDOs ensure the repair of all the
memorandum to DC construction leading from Dutta, Shyamlal Bodra and Singhbhum deputy to hold a meeting with hands pump within a week.
demanding compensation Tonto to Goelkera. It may others. commissioner Dr Shantanu Mukhiyas and Jalsahiya on The repair work would be
Kumar Agrahari on 5th May in order to enlist conducted between 6 am
12 inmates of Railway owes workers Rs 14 crores! Thursday chaired a disaster
management meeting
and repair the defunct hand
pump located in Tola,
and 7 pm. All the
contractor and JE should
where SP Anish Gupta was Aganbari, health centers work sincerely to prevent
shelter home Jamshepur: The Chakradharpur Rail Division has to
also present. and schools . the up-coming disaster or
pay Rs 14 crore to its employees under various heads. This
escape, one found issue was raised before the new Divisional Railway Taking stock of the
situation, DC said that
DC further ordered the
authorities of PHED
else all the EE would
ensure to take appropriate
Manager (DRM) of Chakradharpur by members of
Bhubaneswar, May 4: Railway Men's Congress. Leading a delegation of union people of the district are department to ensure repair action according to law.
Twelve inmates of a shelter members, Shashi Mishra demanded urgent payment of the mostly relying on tube well of hand pumps led by The report of natural Jamshedpur, May 4: BJP Jamshedpur Mahanagar
home here fled after due amount by the Railways. After welcoming the DRM, for drinking water in the Nodal officer and Junior calamity should be Mahila Morcha headed by district president Neeru Singh
breaking open the bathroom the union leaders apprised him of the problem emanating scorching summer were the engineers of PHED in submitted by the circle on Thursday distributed ladoos among the commuters after
skylight and one of them from withholding of the PF amount by the account temperature is hovering group of 11 person from officer within two days to Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday
was caught later, police department for 40 days. The DRM assured the workers of around 40 degrees. Total of Chaibasa and 11 person SDOs and thereafter it announced that only Rs 1 will have to be paid in stamp duty
said. resolving the issue very soon. 23 thousand hands pumps from Chakradharpur. should be submitted to for the registration of immovable property in the state
The incident took place in Being informed about water crisis in the summer season, are available in the district DC also mentioned that if district within the next two purchased in favour of women.
the early hours of Tuesday the DRM said, "There is a severe water crisis in the rail of which 7000 are defunct. any mukhiya remains days. Two police personnel On the occasion Neeru Singh said that the decision taken
and one inmate was later department. To deal with this accordingly, water tankers DC asked the sanitation absent in the meeting then would be trained in summer by the chief minister will expedite efforts towards woman
found at the Railway station shall be placed in Adityapur, Bundamunda, and several and drinking water the concerned authorities disaster management from empowerment in Jharkhand. Also present on the occasion
here yesterday, the police other stations as per requirement. Keeping the extreme heat department to fix those should take up the duty each Police Station at were Reeta Mishra, Renu Sinha, Priti Padia, Sobha
said. in consideration, cold water shall be made available for the defunct hands pump after against the unwilling health centers to check any Srivastav, Lucky Singh, Sushila Sharma, Chandana
The inmate is being running staff." gathering the accurate Mukhiya and in the light of untoward heat incident. Banerjee, Vijay Laxmi and others.
counselled in an effort to Among others present during the meeting with the DRM information from the unwillingness of mukhiyas
obtain information on how included R.M. Rao, M.K. Pandey, D.C. S. Rao, Deepak remote area and also asked action should be taken.
the plan to run away was Kumar, Preetam Lal, Kailash Kho, Pramod Kumar and them to sketch a micro plan DC further said that
made, an official said. Mohan Rao. to implement the work. PHED department should

Drinking water project inaugurated for 2 villages in Ramgarh

Ramgarh, May 4 : With well in both villages. This
the aim to provide drinking will cater to the drinking
water facility to the people water requirement of over
of Sondiha and Sirka 700 people in 140
villages, West Bokaro households in the two
Division of Tata Steel has villages.
implemented two drinking Present during the
water supply projects with inauguration were Sunder
overhead tanks in both Lal Bhuiya, Mukhiya,
villages under Mandu block Sarubera, Ms Sushila
of Ramgarh district of Devi, Panchayat Samiti
Jharkhand. member, Devanti Devi,
These projects were Ward Commissioner,
inaugurated by Sanjay Radhe Shyam Mahato,
Kumar Singh, General Mukhiya, Sondiha,
Manager (West Bokaro), Mohammad Shafiq Khan,
Tata Steel in the presence of Upp Mukhiya, Sonadiha,
Mohan Mohato, President, 4, 2017 of rural population. I am These drinking water Keshav Kumar Ranjan,
Rashtriye Colliery Speaking on the sure that these drinking projects comprises of four Unit Head, Tata Steel Rural
Mazdoor Sangh and B V occasion, Mr Singh said, water projects will fulfill water tanks and overhead Development Society, West
Sudhir Kumar, Chief, Coal "We are committed to the requirement of potable towers of 20 thousand litres Bokaro Division, Tata Steel
Beneficiation, West Bokaro provide safe drinking water water this summer in the with four Sintex tank of 500 and senior officers of Tata
Division, Tata Steel on May in villages for healthy life two villages." litres each with deep bore Steel.


Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

Movie Review Sushant takes Kriti

'Mantostaan': Manto's stories can't go wrong on screen
Film: "Mantostaan"; her salwar, we know the rapturous melodrama. Still Saadat Hassan Manto's
around Amritsar
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput made his "Raabta" co-star
Director: Rahat Kazmi; times, that this film takes us some actors get a firm grip stories do not mince words. Kriti Sanon taste the
Cast: Raghubir Yadav, back to, must never be over the grim goings-on. He conveyed the brutality flavours of Amritsar by
Veerendra Saxena, visited again. Raghubir Yadav as a and inhumanity of the times taking her to various hot
Shoaib Nikash Shah and This cinematic visit to distraught father of a without apology. spots of the city.
Sonali Sehgal; Rating: those troubled times serves missing daughter melts "Mantostaan" must be The two, who were
**** up a telling warning. your heart. Veerendra commended for opening up here earlier this week to
The stories of Saadat Director Rahat Kazmi Saxena as a Muslim Manto's stories. And never begin promotion of the
Hassan Manto are not must be commended for patriarch who refuses to mind if the new space Dinesh Vijan directorial,
pretty evening-time bringing to life four of move out of his locality provided for the stories to visited a dhaba and had
entertainment to be Manto's most savage when riots break out, unfold is never quite filled sugarcane juice. They
ingested with a glass of depictions of the pains of models his character, with the riveting fury of also interacted with a
wine. They are gut- Partition. Rather than personality and humanism M.S. Sathyu's "Garm few locals during their
wrenching, nauseating, narrate the four Manto on Balraj Sahni in "Garm Hawa" or Govind visit.
stomach-churning stories -- "Thanda Gosht", turns. In one of the stories, a mistakes from the past Hawa". And newcomer Nihalani's "Tamas". Sushant shot for the
renditions of a time when "Khol Do", "Aakhri Salute" dying Indian soldier (Tariq palatable, if not forgivable. Shoaib Nikash Shah as a At least someone has last schedule of the
India was split into two. and "Assignment" -- in one Shah) asks his Pakistani This is in direct contrast to Sikh haunted by his dirty dared to look back during forthcoming film here
So were human skulls. linear progression, Kazmi counterpart (played by Manto's quote at the end of act during rioting brings these times of modern-day earlier this year.
And while many fled to the meshes the stories together director Rahat Kazmi), "Do this film where he is heard much-required heft to the mythology at an angry The actor shot for a
new country next door, a lot to create a Mantostaan, a you guys really want saying he won't dress up the relentlessly grave irrational time when high energy song, "Saada move", which showcases famous
of legs were forcibly parted universe of Partition stories Kashmir? You are being brutal truth, because proceedings. civilisation lost its spots of Amritsar.
by marauders colliding and clashing with misled by some elements". dressing up is tailor's job, Not that any of the actors humanism. For reminding "Dinesh wanted this song to have the vibes of the city
masquerading as political one another in a jostle of The propagandist pitch of not a literateur's are competing to win us how much history's and so we decided to shoot it at real locations. Everything
vigilantes. Yes, rape is not horrific images. the above exchange is quite prerogative. Oscars. What carries lessons need to be learnt by had to be very well planned. It was challenging, but a lot of
pretty and when a young Manto's stories are in-sync with the mood of The four stories Kazmi unmistakable weight over successive generations of fun," Sushant said in a statement.
gangraped girl responds to savage, brutal, unbearably retrospective pacification has selected give the actors and above the execution unattentive thrill-seekers, "Saada move" is his introductory song and so, Kriti was
the simple request 'Khol de' unforgiving of history's that cinema indulges in, in a chance to recreate the and performances is the "Mantostaan" deserves a not present during the shoot of this number.
by reflexively loosening fatally erroneous twists and order to make the gruesome ghoulish incidents in original source material. place in your heart. "Raabta" is set to release on June 9.

Dancing has been my first love: Taapsee Priyanka Chopra promotes UNICEF's
initiative in Zimbabwe
Sonam Kapoor 'can't wait' to
upcoming film "Judwaa 2" as she considers
dancing to be her first love.
She is currently shooting here for
work with Adil Hussian
the 64th National Film Awards, says she
"Judwaa 2" with actor Varun Dhawan. now wishes to share screen space with
"I think it's been quite some time since I the actor.
danced in a film. Last I remember doing it While Sonam received
for one of my south films a couple of years the honour for her
back. Dancing has been my first love Actress Priyanka Chopra is in the Zimbabwean capital to
promote UNICEF's initiative 'End Violence against portrayal of Neerja
because I have been dancing since I was six Bhanot in 2016 film
years old and have taken professional Children as its Goodwill Ambassador."We are here in
Harare, Zimbabwe, on a field visit in the first part of my "Neerja", Adil was given a
training in Indian classical and a few Special Mention for his
western forms during my school and trip to Africa as part of our efforts to 'End Violence against
Children'," Priyanka posted on Instagram on Wednesday performance in two films --
college days," Taapsee said in a statement. "Mukti Bhawan" and "Maj Rati
"When you have some great songs like alongside a photograph of herself along with the UNICEF
team."I'm looking forward to the opportunity to meet the Keteki".
the ones in 'Judwaa 2', it makes it an even "She was cheerful and joyous,"
more wonderful experience. Varun is a courageous young survivors, their amazing caregivers and
the teams that wake up every day and try to make the world Adil posted on Twitter on
good dancer... so, I am sure it will a lot of Thursday while sharing a
fun to match steps with him." a better place... one child at a time," she added.Priyanka
said the initiative is "close to my heart"."I want to take you photograph of Sonam receiving the
Actress Taapsee Pannu is thrilled about Varun has stepped into superstar Salman award by President Pranab Mukherjee
Khan's shoes to play a double role in the all on this journey with me, real time, and I hope you will
grooving to the tunes of reprised version of join me here on these pages to bring awareness to some at the Wednesday ceremony.
some of the 1990s Bollywood songs in her remake of the 1997 film "Judwaa". Sonam replied: "My special mention
very important issues.
co-awardee. What an honour to be on the
Recipe Producing P.V. Sindhu biopic challenging: Sonu Sood same platform as you. Can't wait to now
share a frame with you."
Aam Channa Chaat Actor-turned-producer
Sonu Sood, who is gearing
won't say that he is the most
grounded actor but he is the
Besides them, actor Akshay Kumar
was given the Best Actor award for his
Give your chaat a healthy twist which is high on protein up for his second most grounded human role in "Rustom" and Malayalam actress
and doesn't production - a biopic on being i have ever seen," he Actress Sonam Kapoor, who received a Surabhi C.M. received the Best Actress
compromise on badminton player said. Special Mention alongside Adil Hussian at honour for "Minnaminungu - the Firefly".
taste. The right P.V.Sindhu - says that it is Sonu was recently trolled
ratio between very challenging to produce on internet for the Azaan Environment
sweet and spicy a biopic of a 22 year old. controversy raked by singer
makes it difficult to
resist. The
"Sometimes in a story
there is a climax, a pre-
Sonu Nigambut as people
got confused between the
Meteorite impact can trigger volcanic eruptions on Earth
mangoes gives a climax and a story behind two, targeting the "Happy Large impacts can be said Balz Kamber, Professor at
sweet touch to the salad making it a summer specialty. it. So sometimes you just New Year" actor. However, followed by intense, long- Trinity College Dublin in
Ingredients : 1 cup black channa soaked and sprouted, focus on a climax and then he said: "I enjoyed it. I was lived and explosive volcanic Ireland. On the early Earth
1/2 raw mango, 1/2 grated carrot, 1/2 onions chopped, 1/2 build a story. But for me, its in Punjab and my friends eruptions -- not just craters, there was a relatively brief
cucumber chopped, 1/2 tomato chopped, 1 chaat masala not the climax but the story, called me and told me about new research has found.The period during which roughly
powder, 1 tsp of Salt to taste, 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder, the journey which inspired He said that the story it, I was not even aware researchers studied rocks 150 very large impacts
1/2 tsp of lemon juice, 1/2 tsp of coriander leaves to me to make this film. And would be very inspirational about what was filling one of the largest occurred whereas only a
garnish we are taking notes of and people will definitely happening." preserved impact structures on from deeper levels within handful have hit Earth since
How to Make Aam Channa Chaat people who all thought that connect with it. Sonu, who had worked the planet, located in Sudbury, Earth."This is an important then."The intense
1. Soak black channa in water and let it sprout. You can biopics on a 21 or 22-year- The actor, who is one of with Vinod Khanna, who Ontario, Canada. The finding, because it means that bombardment of the early
soak for a day and drain water and tie it in a muslin cloth old is not the right time. the fittest actor in recently died, in "Dabbang" meteorite hit Earth 1.85 billion the magma sourcing the Earth had destructive effects
and the sprouts will come out. 2. Boil sprouts in water. "I think its more Bollywood, says: "I think feels blessed for the same. years ago and excavated a volcanoes was changing with on the planet's surface but it
Strain and keep aside. 3. Chop all the veggies and keep challenging for us to prove fitness and doing gym "I was blessed to work with deep basin, 1.5 km-thick.The time. The reason for the may also have brought up
them ready. 4. Mix the sprouts and veggies mixture. 5. them wrong, that the film should be like brushing Vinodji. We had spend researchers found rocks that excitement is that the effect of material from the planet's
Add salt, lemon juice, red chilli powder, chaat masala will be something that will teeth everyday in the many days together , I had melted after the impact, as large impacts on the early interior, which shaped the
powder and give it a good mix and garnish with coriander inspire people," said Sonu, morning as it should come always used to feel that he well as volcanic Earth could be more serious overall structure of the planet,"
leaves. who was present at the automatically without any has achieved so much and fragments.The research, than previously considered," Kamber said.
Notes: You can add shredded cabbage to the mixture. unveiling of the 'Health and excuse." yet he had that hunger to published in the Journal of
You can even add boiled potatoes. Serve with green and
sweet chutneys and top with sev.
Nutrition' magazine on
Wednesday. The magazine
Sonu, who was last seen
in the action-adventure
give his best," he said.
"I would say he was the
Geophysical Research:
Planets, showed that the
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Launches the
Key Ingredients: mango, carrot, onion, tomato, salt, cover shows Sonu flaunting comedy film "Kung Fu true superstar industry was composition of the volcanic
fragments changed with time.
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coriander leaves his abs. Yoga" opposite superstar blessed with," he added.
About the film, Sonu Jackie Chan, shared his Sonu will be next seen in Right after the impact, Toyota Kirloskar Motor today announced the launch of
said: "Badminton is just the experience of working with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's volcanism was directly related all new Innova Touring Sport- a dynamic and sporty
Health canvas of the film but the
story is about the girl from a
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Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

India break into top

100 in FIFA rankings
Announce Champions Trophy squad immediately, COA tells BCCI
New Delhi, May 4 in the interests of Indian
(IANS) Cracking the whip BCCI and OPPO Unveil cricket that the possibility
the Supreme Court-
appointed Committee of New Team India Jersey of a negotiated outcome be
fully and constructively
Administrators (COA) on New Delhi: New pursued before the BCCI
Thursday asked the Indian Team India sponsors takes any irreversible
cricket board to announce OPPO unveiled the step/measure.
the team for the upcoming official new jersey of "Our discussions with the
Champions Trophy the cricket team on ICC and other cricket
immediately despite Thursday. While a boards have revealed a trust
BCCI's problems with the final call is yet to be deficit that the BCCI needs
ICC on the issue. taken on whether to do its part to address. At
The International Cricket India will participate the same time, the ICC and
Council (ICC) had in the upcoming other cricket boards have,
overwhelmingly voted to Champions League, Virat Kohli and Co. will surely wear during the said discussions,
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian football team has drastically reduce the this whenever they take the field next. also expressed willingness
made it into the top 100 of the FIFA world rankings for the BCCI's share of revenue at BCCI CEO Rahul Johri unveiled the new jersey at an to find common ground
first time in 21 years. As per the updated rankings, released its board meeting that led to event held in Mumbai. The jersey has almost the same with the BCCI," the
on Thursday, the Stephen Constantine-coached side has much heart burning among has already missed the successfully defend its title layout as the previous one worn by the players in limited- Supreme Court-appointed
climbed a rung and is now placed at the 100th spot along BCCI officials who deadline set by the ICC of in the ICC Champions overs cricket. panel said.
with Nicaragua, Lithuania and Estonia. contemplated a pull out April 25. Trophy 2017 which OPPO paid Rs 1,079 crore for a deal that extends for a "The General Body of the
The last time India were in the top 100 of the rankings from the Champions "You are aware that the commences on June 1. period of five years. The company will be paying an BCCI has itself recognised
was in 1996, with the 94th spot in February 1996 being the Trophy scheduled to be squad representing India at "There has been more amount of Rs 1.56 crore for every game in an ICC the need to adopt a
country's best ever FIFA ranking. held from June 1 to 18 in the ICC Champions Trophy than enough negativity tournament and Rs 4.61 crore per bilateral game collaborative/non-
India had made a big jump in last month's rankings to England and Wales. 2017 was to be submitted surrounding India's involving the Indian team. Star India - the current official confrontational approach
rise to the 101st spot due to triumphs over Cambodia and The COA in a letter to the by April 25 but the squad participation in the ICC sponsor of Team India - decided not to bid for the renewal with the ICC and other
Myanmar in March, both away wins. BCCI on Thursday asserted has not even been selected Champions Trophy and the of the contract in April 2017 citing lack of clarity after the cricket boards during the
India had clinched a 1-0 victory over Myanmar in the that the it must not hurt the as yet. sooner the same is put to recent turmoil in the Indian cricket board. Special General Meeting
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers on March 28 -- the first ever win interest of the players in its "Please convene a rest the better. The players' It is believed that Star's bid was worth Rs 19.2 million held on February 19, 2016."
in Myanmar in over 64 years. dispute with the game's meeting of the selection interests are paramount and (US$315,000 approx) per match for bilateral series and The letter further read
The Indian team had also recorded their first ever win in world governing body. committee for selecting the they must be given the best Rs 6.1 million (US$100,000 approx) per match for ICC that the BCCI appears to
an away encounter in over a decade when they defeated In the letter to BCCI Joint squad immediately. The chance to prepare for, sponsored tournaments. have lost sight of the fact
Cambodia 3-2 in an international friendly. Secretary Amitabh squad can then be defend and retain the ICC They had won the rights in 2013 after Sahara's bid was that it attained a pre-
They had also registered a 4-1 win against Central Chaudhary ahead of the submitted to the ICC Champions Trophy," the found to be ineligible as per a BCCI statement. eminent position in the ICC
American opponents Puerto Rico in an international board's Special General without prejudice to BCCI's letter added. The team sponsorship rights allowed Star to be called not by a combative
friendly. Meeting (SGM) on Sunday, legal rights," the COA said "The focus should be on the official team sponsor as also display a commercial approach but by building
Although the Indian team did not play any matches the COA demanded an in the letter. enabling our team to logo on the men's and women's kits. consensus and ensuring a
during official FIFA dates in April, the one spot rise came immediate meeting of the "It would be appropriate achieve even greater positive image including
about due to African nation Malawi dropped a staggering selection committee to to make all necessary heights and further laurels, The COA also urged the body in the best interests of by helping other cricket
42 points since the last world rankings were announced. announce the squad for the preparations for ensuring which will automatically BCCI to resolve its Indian cricket. boards in their time of
Champions Trophy, which that team India can attract higher revenues." differences with the global "We also believe that it is need.

Rani to lead India in five-match Wimbledon increases prize

money to $40.8 million
Shah's six-for triggers
Test rubber vs New Zealand
London, May 4
(IANS) The All England
West Indies collapse
Lawn Tennis Club, host B r i d g e t o w n
of the Wimbledon Grand (Barbados), May 4
Slam tournament, (IANS) Pakistan leg-
announced on spinner Yasir Shah spun a
Wednesday that this web around the West Indies
year's edition will pay to leave the hosts reeling at
out 31.6 million pound 264/9 in their second
sterling ($40.8 million) innings at stumps on day
in prize money, 12.5 per four of the second cricket
cent more than last year. Test here.
In addition, organisers of the tournament reported that At stumps on Wednesday,
the winners of the singles competitions will pocket $2.8 tailenders Devendra Bishoo
million each -- $258,000 more than in 2016, Efe news (16) and Shannon Gabriel
reported. (0) returned unbeaten, with
British tennis player Andy Murray and the American the hosts having an overall short of a well-deserved in the next over before the
Serena Williams, who will not participate in this year's lead of 183 runs heading century by 10 runs when he leggie claimed two more
edition as she is pregnant, are the current champions of the into the final day. played a loose shot to Yasir scalps as the hosts lost six
tournament. Resuming the day at to be caught at cover. wickets for 26 runs.
"We are proud of the important leadership role that 40/1, middle order batsman Hope's departure Pakistan lead the three-
Wimbledon plays locally, nationally, and internationally, Shai Hope raised the hopes, precipitated a collapse, with Test series 1-0 and have a
New Delhi, May 4 outing at the Women's League Round 2 beating and are committed to continuing to invest to secure the scoring a gritty 90 off 209 Vishaul Singh falling to the bright chance of clinching it
(IANS) Striker Rani Hockey World League Chile in the final and future of the Championships, and of our sport, for the years balls before Shah triggered next ball, bowled by on Thursday.
Rampal will skipper a 20- Round 2 where she was securing their berth for the to come," Wimbledon chairman Philip Brook said. the collapse to return with paceman Mohammad Brief Scores: West Indies
member Indian women's adjudged Goal Keeper of World League Semi Final Over the last six years, Wimbledon has doubled the figures of 6/90. Abbas for 32. 312, 264/9 (Shai Hope 90,
hockey squad for the five- the Tournament. Rajani in June. amount paid in prizes, from 14.6 million pound sterling Hope, whose Test Skipper Jason Holder Kraigg Brathwaite 43,
match upcoming Test series Etimarpu will travel as the Dutchman Sjoerd ($18.8 million) in 2011 to 31.6 million pound sterling average before this match also failed to provide any Vishaul Singh 32, Yasir
against New Zealand, second goal keeper in the Marijne, the newly- ($40.8 million) invested in 2017. was a miserable 15, fell resistance, falling to Yasir Shah 6/90) vs Pakistan 393.
starting from May 14 at team. appointed chief coach for

Pujara to play county cricket for Nottinghamshire

Midlands. The midfield will be the women's team, is
Veteran defender Sushila formed by the experienced confident that the New
Chanu Pukhrambam, who Ritu Rani, Lilima Minz, Zealand tour will help the
is making a comeback after Navjot Kaur, Monika, team gain the required Trent Bridge, May 4 available to feature in home better, rather than limiting in 2014 and 2015 has twice
nearly eight months of Renuka Yadav, Nikki exposure ahead of (IANS) Indian Test star and away Specsavers our options by saying it had played at Trent Bridge -- on
rehabilitation due to an Pradhan and Reena Khokar. important tournament lined Cheteshwar Pujara has County Championship to be a bowler," India's 2014 tour and while
injury, will shoulder the The forwardline features up in June. signed for a four-match fixtures against Nottinghamshire Director with Yorkshire. "I'm ready
duties of vice-captain of the Rani, Vandana Katariya, "The goal of the tour is to championship stint with Gloucestershire, as well as of Cricket Mick Newell for it. I'm already working
side. Preeti Dubey, Sonika and play well against a higher- Nottinghamshire, the matches against Glamorgan said. on my skills and preparing
The team includes a mix Anupa Barla. ranked team and experience English county cricket club and Derbyshire, at the SSE "We have depth in our for competitive cricket,"
of experienced and the The team has had a great on what level we are now. If announced on its website Swalec and Trent Bridge, squad with regards bowling Pujara said.
young with the defence line start to the new season with we can execute the plans on Thursday. respectively. and -- particularly as we'll "I love playing county
formed by Deep Grace some remarkable wins. we have focused on Pujara has replaced Pujara, who has be without Alex Hales cricket and Trent Bridge is
Ekka, Udita, Sunita Lakra, After kicking off the year through the camp, I am Australia pacer James previously played county during that period -- we're a great venue. I'm really
Namita Toppo, Sushila and with an emphatic five- confident we can notch up Pattinson, who will be on cricket with Derbyshire and London Cup group stage. more than happy to looking forward to my first
Gurjit Kaur -- who also match Test Series win good results. Doing well national duty for the Yorkshire, will arrive later "We have looked around welcome a world-class experience there as a home
doubles up as the team's against Belarus, the against a team like New International Cricket this month for the the world to find the right batsman to the club," he player. The aim is to win as
only drag-flicker. women's team returned Zealand will bring a lot of Council (ICC) Champions resumption of player. The most important added. Pujara, who has many games as possible so
The goal will be kept by victorious from the confidence to the team," Trophy. Championship cricket thing was to sign someone averaged more than 50 on the team stays on top of the
Savita, who had a fantastic Women's Hockey World Marijne said. The 29-year-old is following the Royal with the quality to make us both of his previous stints, points table," he added.

Down-and-out Bangalore face

Ajax clobber Lyon 4-1 in Europa League semi-final Kolkata's Shakib to
leave for national
Nostalgic Afridi recalls good
confident Punjab times with Indian cricketers
Bengaluru, May 4 (IANS) A confident Kings XI Punjab Amsterdam, May 4 commitments
(IANS) Ajax took a big step Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Dubai, May 4 (IANS) Recalling fond memories of his
(KXIP) will aim to keep their hopes of reaching the play-offs Hot on the heels of their
alive when they take on bottom-placed Royal Challengers in their quest for a first friendship with several Indian cricketers, former Pakistan
European title in 21 years, second defeat in a row, this skipper Shahid Afridi on Thursday asserted that, unlike
Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match time at the hands of Rising
here on Friday. With eight losses and two wins, Bangalore thrashing Olympique Lyon popular perception, players from both nations get along
4-1 in the first leg of their Pune Supergiant, the very well off the field.Afridi, however, picked veteran
are currently at the eighth spot and are decidedly out of the Kolkata Knight Riders are
running for the IPL play-offs. On the other hand, Punjab, who Europa League football Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who was engaged in a
semi-final here. set to be without the heated exchange with the flamboyant Pakistani all-rounder
defeated Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in their last outing, services of Bangladesh all-
are at the fifth spot with four wins and five losses. Failing in Bertrand Traore was the some years ago, as one of the players who do not get along
dominant figure for the rounder Shakib Al Hasan with him too well. In an International Cricket Council
almost all departments of the game, Bangalore would for the remainder of Indian
certainly like to spoil Punjab's party who are still in the race Dutch side, scoring two (ICC) column in the lead up to the marquee clash between
goals and assisting on a Premier League (IPL) India and Pakistan in the Champions Trophy on June 4,
for the knockout stage. Bangalore will blame their star- season 10.
studded batting line-up for their predicament as despite third here on Wednesday Afridi fondly recalled his experiences of playing against
night, reports Efe. Hakim Ziyech. Amin Younes, who beat The Bangladesh senior the arch-rivals. "Contrary to popular belief, India and
boasting several quality batsmen like Chris Gayle, Virat pro has so far played just
Kohli, AB de Villiers and Shane Watson, they have failed to Lyon looked more Ajax made it 2-0 nine Lopes from inside the area. Pakistan players get along very well. Of course, there are
comfortable in the first 20 minutes later. Traore won Lyon's Malgre Diakhaby one match for the men in exceptions like Gautam Gambhir, who dare I say isn't the
click in unison. purple and will now leave
The bowling and fielding departments are also not minutes of the contest in the ball after a poor quickly swept the ball friendliest," Afridi wrote. "We are unlikely to be found
front of nearly 50,000 clearance by Lyon keeper away, but the line judge for Ireland on Thursday together at a coffee shop anytime soon. We had a heated
performing up to the standard for Bengalore. Many catches night for a tri-series in the
were dropped in the last match against Mumbai Indians spectators at a packed Anthony Lopes and confirmed that it had exchange on the field some years ago and it made headlines
Amsterdam Arena. forward Kaspar Dolberg crossed the line and the build-up to next month's all over the world. While I have moved on in life as I feel
which resulted in a five-wicket defeat for them. On the other Champions Trophy.
hand, after defeating Delhi by 10 wickets last week, Punjab The visitors' good start converted from point-blank scoreboard moved to 3-0. these things are part and parcel of the game, Gautam for
led to one quality chance, a range. Lyon dominated The French side reacted Shakib played a big role some reason can't get over it. Good luck to him!"
are in a positive mood as both batsmen and bowlers are when the Kolkata Knight
performing in unison. In the bowling department, Varun Maxwel Cornet shot that possession for the balance and started generating Afridi said he cherishes the time he spent with the likes
forced a fine stop by Ajax of the first half, but without chances. Mathieu Valbuena Riders won the title in 2014 of Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan.
Aaron, Sandeep Sharma, Mohit Sharma and T. Natarajan did but has played against only
a fantastic job. Sandeep Sharma returned figures of 4/20 as goalkeeper Andre Oanana. posing any threat to their scored for Lyon in the 66th "The three are my good mates and we have some
Cornet's strike seemed to opponent's goal. minute and Nabil Fekir Gujarat Lions at home this wonderful memories together from the times when both the
Delhi were bundled out for a mere 67 runs. The batsmen also time.
stepped up to the occasion in the last match. Needing only 68 rouse the hosts, who were The hosts added to their wasted a great chance to cut sides used to play and tour each other on a regular basis."
soon pinning Lyon in their lead just four minutes into the lead to 3-2. Instead, it He scored 1 not out and "In the early days of our careers, we used to hang out
runs for a win, Punjab crossed the line in barely 7.5 overs returned with bowling
with a half-century in quick time by New Zealand star Martin own end and took the lead the second half, when was Traore who sealed the together quite a lot and also spend time at each other's
in the 25th minute as Traore Ziyech stole the ball at outcome with a goal for figures of 0/31 in that homes. Now, all of us are married and, as such,
Guptill. Guptill remained unbeaten on 50 off 27 balls with match.
six boundaries and three sixes. scored off a free kick by midfield and delivered it to Ajax in the 71st. responsibilities and the priority lists have changed."


Jamshedpur, Friday, May 05, 2017

Weights and Measurement Department and oil Bhatin panchayat village

companies team inspect petrol pumps in the city reeling under water crisis
Jamshedpur : Following Kumar, who also owns a
the crackdown on petrol petrol station in the city.
pumps at Lucknow by UP The president informed
Special Task Force and offi- that the city Jamshedpur
cials of the oil companies assumes importance as it
checking for tampering of consumes 6,000 litres of
fuel dispensing machines, a petrol and 50,000 litres of
team of oil company HPCL diesel daily.
and Weight and Alok Kumar, owner of
Measurement Department, Quality Petroleum at
carried inspection of sever- Circuit House Area, said
al petrol pumps. The team that the move has foster a
went to several pumps in new beginning of automat-
Bistupur and expressed sat- ed fuel dispensing
isfaction over the arrange- machines, where there is
ments. accuracy and ease of doing
The dealers are following work.
the norms set by the petro- "We have also deputed
leum companies. In carried inspection and they fuel pricing has paved way Jamshedpur Petroleum trained staff to daily check
Lucknow the pumps were are happy with weights and for modernisation of petrol Dealers Association presi- if new rates have been
found indulging in mal- measures. The team were filling stations across the dent Rajiv Kumar said that linked to the software.
practices and were seized. satisfied with the facilities. city. With the introduction the initiative taken by the Every night at 8 PM we
The team was led by S K Harvinder Singh, owner of daily pricing of petrol oil companies has led to the receive the new rates and Jamshedpur : Villagers of Lepotola lying dysfunctional for the last four
Pandey of Weights and of New Modern Auto Store and diesel oil companies petrol pumps going digital- we make sure that the under Bhatin panchayat in Jadugora are months. As many as 200 tribal families
Measurement Department, at Bistupur, said that the have also asked its dealers ly advanced. " We have change is made. The new facing acute water crisis these days. Due to residing here are now dependent on just
along with Ashwini Kumar company HPCL has for a makeover. The fuel also asked supervisors to system has in fact has lack of alternative resources, they are two handpumps for their daily water needs.
and Abhishek Kumar of installed automated dispensing stations are now maintain a vigil on the increased vigil. Our super- forced to fetch water from Gurra river sit- The villagers said the Drinking Water
HPCL. The inspection machines. This will ensure been linked virtually to the prices every night. The visor is assigned for the uated some two kilometers away under the and Sanitation Department officials had
started at New Mordern that the rates will be updat- oil company and evert night automated machines are task this has also ensure scorching sun. Sources said a total of eight failed to repair the handpumps in time and
Auto Store in Bistupur. ed every day. at pm the change is effected configured with the new accuracy and extra handpumps were installed in the village by provide relief to them in the peak summer
Pandey said that they have Meanwhile, the dynamic automatically. price every day," said vigil,"noted Kumar. the state government. Out of these, six are season.

CM announces Rs 2
lakh for cleaner's kin Burglars struck three houses at Mango, valuables stolen Kathak dance workshop upcoming
Jamshedpur, May 4: A meeting of the members of
Jamshedpur, May 4: the lock on the front door of the spurt in incidents of Nrityangana Institute of Performing Arts was held at
Jamshedpur: Chief Minister Burglars struck at three his neighbour was broken. thefts in the city, the police Baridih Green Rose, Vijaya Gardens on Thursday. The
Raghubar Das on Thursday houses at Samta Nagar in He said the criminals have have started special police meet was headed by director of the institute Sandeep
announced to give an ex-gratia Mango in the wee today broken the almirah of all patrolling system during Bose who is also the
amount of Rs 2 lakh to the next of and fled with ornaments the three houses and valu- night in the Steel City. A Kathak dance
kin of Dilip Mahato, who was and other valuables. ables, including ornaments search drive is also being teacher. The mem-
found dead under mysterious cir- The burglars chose the were found missing from conducted at several parts bers like every year
cumstances in MGM Hospital. houses which were under the shelves. of the city. have decided to
The announcement came after lock and key as members of Thakur said they also Officials said that consta- organise Kathak
the MP of Jamshedpur Vidyut all the three families are informed the owners of the bles on foot would be dance workshop in
Varan Mahato met the CM in away to their native places three burgled houses imme- deployed in a stretch of Jamshedpur from 16
Ranchi today and demanded that in Bihar. diately and all the three every one km for patrolling. to 23 June. At the
financial help should be given to The houses belonged to families. He said they were Several other constables workshop city's very
the family members of the Vinod Gupta, LalanTiwary told that they are rushing would be deployed for the own Gouri Diwakar
deceased, a truck cleaner and a and Jogeswar Shah. The back to Jamshedpur by purpose, besides patrolling will inform the par-
resident of Mahalipara under families are away to Bijhar boarding trains. The loss of ries. But there was not any tor who later visited the by the local police. ticipants about the
Kamalpur PS. since April 28. While properties is yet to be esti- formal complanaint as houses where the serial bur- "Burglaries have Lucknow kathak
Mahato was in Ranchi to Tiwary works in a private mated as the house owners owner of the all the three glaries took place. Roy who increased during the winter dance and on the
attend a meeting of state BJP company, both Gupta and concerned are still out of houses were away," said is also state food and civil as many families are away concluding day will
officials. He raised Dilip Shah run eateries at the the city. Oraon, adding that they will supplies minister said, " on vacation. Specially con- see the dance dis-
Mahato's case and demanded Mango market. OC, BudhramOraon con- try to nab the burglars once The police should intensify stituted patrolling squads played by the partic-
urgent help for the aggrieved A neighbour of firmed about the serial bur- complaints are lodged. patrolling in the locality in have already been deployed ipants. Also present
family members besides Tiwary'shouse said as they glaries at Samta Nagar in Agitated residents order to stop recurrence of under the limits of the at the meeting were Soumi Bose, Manoj Pandey,
demanding a probe into the were passing from the the wee hours today. "We lodged a complaint to such incidents. " Mango and Sakchi," said manas Vishwas, Shivanjali Mukherjee, Puja Pal, Tarik
cleaner's death. He thanked the stretch at 6.30 am, he found visited the places of burgla- Saryu Roy, the local legisla- Taking a serious note of police official. Sarkar, Sanjay Bose and others.
CM for helping the family.

School girl receives plant as birthday gift

Jamshedpur, May 4: Students and teachers celebrated
Cloth Bank opened in Kadma, to provide clothes for the needy
the birthday of a class 7 girl student Sanka Sardar in Jamshedpur, May 4 : for not being part of event Kadma Centre came up ny was attended by Zone
Utkramit Vidyalaya, First Lions Cloth Bank in and assured all support if when one new member of Chairperson Pranati Das,
Tangrain on Thursday. Jamshedpur was inaugurat- such initiatives is continued Lions Club of Jamshedpur senior Pawan Marwah,
On the occasion all ed by the Centennial Lion by Lions Fraternity else- Steel City Sarita Roy dedi- Seema Bajpai, Shubham
present sang birthday District Governor Rajnish where in the District. cated one room in her house Bajpai, President of Lions
songs and extended Kumar at House No 5, Day one attracted 12 lion for this purpose and also Clubs Steel City Vandana
birthday wishes. Uliyan Main Road, Kadma members of five different volunteered to monitor it Mishra who initiated this
Sanka Sardar was pre- on 1st May. Lions clubs to donate with other members of project, Secretary Meena
sented a book and a One of the dream project clothes and within an hour Lions Club of Steel City. Bhagat, Past President Indu
plant as birthday gift. of Amit Kumar, Deputy when the news spread of the Very soon the Cloth Bank Gandi, Incoming President
Teacher Arvind Commissioner of East opening of Lions Cloth will have shoes and even Reepa Dutta, Seema Sahay,
Tiwary said that we Singhbhum who could not Bank people living in the purse bank for free distribu- Jyoti and others.
have started this tradition so that the students feel some- make it to the inauguration surroundings came rushing tion. Lions are running such Initially the Cloth Bank
thing special is happening on their birthday. Present on the function was all praise for with children and infants. take home willingly. planning to open one such Cloth Bank in Garhwa, will operate weekly on
occasion were Gram Siksha Samiti president Ujjwal the efforts and initiatives No one was left disheart- The excitement of the Cloth Bank each in all the Chaibasa, Chas. Very soon every Monday from 3 to 6
Mandal, Subol Das, Gram Pradhan Mangal Pan, Rajaram, taken by Lions club. ened and everyone was children and ladies was very four corners of Jamshedpur Ranchi will have one such in the evening. Later seeing
principal Shyamkant Thakur, Amal Dikshit, Vishwajeet Speaking over phone to given the choice to select satisfying. Encouraged with preferably one each at bank. the need it will be extended
Sardar, Sanat Mandal, Sumita Munda and others. Rajnish Kumar, he regretted the dress of their liking and the response Lions are now Golmuri, Mango, Jugsalai. The inauguration ceremo- further.

Hill Top School and DBMS English School join hands with Chinese schools Kids National Play School holds summer camp
Jamshedpur, May 4 : Kids National Play School organ-
ized a summer camp in the school premises in Mango. On
Jamshedpur : Two delegation, led by C Saraff, Chouhan said that the
ICSE schools in the city Principal of the School of Chinese schools are all high the occasion a dance workshop, music workshop, art &
Hill Top School and DBMS Chinese Language in on strength exceeding 2500 craft workshop, public speaking and water game with
English School have joined Kolkata, comprised princi- students. All Chinese part- swimming were organised which was enjoyed by the stu-
hands with Chinese schools pals of schools from ner schools are coeduca- dents. A ramp walk was also organised for the tiny tots. At
to foster collaboration in Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and tional, covering senior the event director of the school, Md. Huzaifa Aalam dis-
the field of education. Hill Jamshedpur. Ma Zhanwu, classes of VII to XII. tributed participation certificate to each and every students.
Top School has partnered consul general of the " Our trip was memo- The children seemed overjoyed and thrilled throughout the
with No.1 High School of People's Republic of China rable one. It trip included camp.
Chenggong District, in
Kunming, Yunnan. The
in Kolkata, met the delega-
tion of Indian School
visits to partner schools to
catch a few glimpses of Blood donation camp on May 6
principal of the school is Principals to give a briefing their educational pattern as Jamshedpur, May 4 : Ananda Marga Universal Relief
Hu Xiang. Similarly, on the arrangements for the well as to work out the Team Global will organise a blood donation camp on May
DBMS English School tied delegation's visit to China. details of the students' 6 on the occasion of birth day of the founder of Ananda
with withXishan High Deputy Consul General exchange programme. One Marga. The camp will be held in Dhatkidih blood bank
School of Kunming No 1 CaiZhifeng, Consul Zhang of the highpoints of the trip from 9 am to 4 pm. The camp is slated to draw a large num-
High School. The school is Top School and DBMS were part of the delegation ised by the Chinese Jing and Consular Attache was the visit to the scenic ber of people. To make the camp successful Kamlesh
headed by principal Gao English School of Indian high school prin- Consulate and the School Chen Ankai were also pres- Dali University to interact Kumar, Devvrat, Nilkanth, Vinay, Dheeraj Verma,
Fuying. PuneetaChouhan and cipals to China. The visit of Chinese Language in ent. with the faculty and stu- Chandrabhusan, Ramesh Singh and others are providing
The principals of Hill RajaniShekhar respectively was arranged and co-organ- Kolkata. The 11-member Sharing her experiences, dents," she noted. full support.

Sheyn School celebrates 'Lime and Lemony Day'

looking awesome as they
were dressed up as summer
fruits holding cut-outs.
The excitement of the stu-
dents had no limits when
they were allowed to pre-
pare lemonade themselves.
Children enjoyed various
types of juices and fruits
and came to know the pro-
cedure and ingredients req-
uired to prepare lemonade.
The Principal of the
school Manuj Sharma and
Jamshedpur, May 4 : refreshing way on give the children an oppor- Vice Principal Mrs. Pushpa
The pre-primary wing of Thursday. Lemonade Day is tunity to discover the bene- Bhalla gave blessings to the
Sheyn International School a time to enjoy a refreshing fits of lemons, lemonade students and highlighted the
celebrated 'Lime and glass of lemonade but more and other juices during benefits of juices to keep
Lemony Day' in a very importantly, it is a day to summer. The tiny tots were their body hydrated.