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Rift in PDP-BJP coalition
Cut-off Manipur has bigger worries than demonetisation
over police reforms Under siege since November 1 following a clampdown by the United Naga Council over the creation of new districts, State suffers from an acute shortage of essential goods
SRINAGAR: Differences in the
IBOYAIMA LAITHANGBAM tial supplies. With nothing to cise. For instance, Naga and met representatives of the Cross-border trade with
PDP-BJP government in Jammu buy, demonetisation has, Kuki villages are located side UNC as planned but failed to Myanmar at border towns of
and Kashmir have come to the IMPHAL: Manipur, which has ironically, left the people by side in all four hill dis- break the impasse. Moreh in Manipur and
fore again over the police cadre been struggling to cope with indifferent. tricts of Manipur. Whereas amity is widely Namphalong in Myanmar,
review and the Goods and an indefinite ‘economic Since November 1, there Mr. Ibobi Singh, who has prevalent in people-to-peo- legalised since 1995, has also
Services Tax (GST). Chief blockade’ since November 1, has been no normal move- helmed Manipur’s success- ple interactions, the ongoing come to a standstill,hit by the
Minister Mehbooba Mufti left in now faces a siege-like situ- ment of trucks on National ive Congress-led govern- stalemate between the State double whammy of the
the middle of a Cabinet meeting ation following a wildcat Highways 2 and 37 — life- ments since March 2002, government and Naga hard- blockade and demonetisa-
on Friday, when Deputy CM ‘total shutdown’ imposed by lines that pass through Naga told The Hindu: “The UNC liners has slowed normal life tion. Although the formal
Nirmal Singh insisted that any the United Naga Council villages — or along the 100- does not respond to our in- to a halt in Manipur. Essen- trade agreement identifies
cadre review be taken up “only (UNC) and other Naga orga- km Imphal-Moreh Road on vitations to hold talks on the tial commodities like pota- only some items, all manner
after the consent of the Centre.” nisations since November the Trans Asian Highway No stand-off and other issues. toes, eggs, lentils, edible oil of goods make their way to
J NEWS | PAGE 12 25. 1. So we requested Home and salt have vanished from Manipur from here.
The latest shutdown fol- Minister Rajnath Singh to the markets; life-saving The blockade has driven
lows the arrest of UNC New districts opposed drugs are scarce, and fuel is down the rupee-kyat ex-
president Gaidon Kamei and The UNC, which claims to DAILY STRUGGLE: People queue up at a petrol pump in Imphal being strictly rationed. change rate at these markets
information secretary represent Naga interests, is earlier in the week. — PHOTO: PTI SUNDAY SPECIAL Ruling on a public interest from 1,900 kyat/Rs. 100 to
Stephen Lamkang, who have opposed to the creation of litigation (PIL) petition, the 800 kyat/Rs.100. Trans-
been remanded in custody the Sadar Hills district out of for administrative conveni- salt in the wounds.” resolve the crisis by conven- High Court of Manipur on portation of goods from
till December 22. the Senapati district, with a ence, and that to create a dis- The creation of new dis- ing a tripartite meeting.” November 25 directed the other States to Manipur has
Faced with demands for substantial Naga population. trict is the prerogative of the tricts has been a subject of However, the State gov- State government to provide also been affected.
their release for a lifting of At midnight on Thursday, government. ethnic strife in Manipur ernment at the last moment adequate security to vehicles The All Naga Students’
the blockade, Chief Minister the State Cabinet finalised since 1971, when it was first backed out of a meeting be- plying along the two national Association Manipur told
Okram Ibobi Singh, however, the creation of seven new Ethnic strife proposed. tween the Government of In- highways. Two other direct- reporters that it had no ob-
told The Hindu, “The law districts, with the nomen- However, Naga organisa- Successive governments dia, the Manipur govern- ives call for the deployment jection to the creation of the
will take its own course.” clature of Sadar Hills tions, who met to take stock have failed to resolve the fes- ment and the UNC on of paramilitary forces to en- new district, provided the
The blockade has emptied changed to Kangpokpi. Mr. of the development, have tering identity-driven ten- November 15. sure the free movement of Nagas were consulted on the
the State’s markets of essen- Ibobi says this has been done said, “It amounts to rubbing sions sparked by the exer- Home Ministry officials the trucks. process.

Take over AIADMK mantle, Govt. to hold lucky draws
6 Pages
to boost digital transactions
leaders appeal to Sasikala
Pages 6 & 7
Scheme follows discounts announced by Finance Ministry
Searches in TN, Karnataka yield
Party seniors make beeline for Poes Garden, want her as general secretary
arrested by NEW DELHI: In a bid to promote
cashless economy, the NITI 78 kg gold, Rs. 29 cr. in new notes
B. KOLAPPAN the general secretary of the
West Bengal CID UDHAV NAIG party as early as possible to Aayog on Saturday pro-
posed organising weekly SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT jewellery were seized in
put an end to all rumours,”
SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT lucky draws for all con- raids in 15 locations in
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief said former Minister K.A.
KOLKATA: Chairman of the Kolk- Minister O. Panneerselvam, Sengottaiyan, who, a day sumers and merchants us- CHENNAI/BENGALURU Searches Karnataka.
ata-based Ruia Group Pawan senior AIADMK Ministers earlier, issued a statement ing digital modes of pay- by Income Tax officials, Following the raids and
Ruia was arrested from his and party functionaries met quelling speculation that he ments with a focus on “poor, which continued across the sharp criticism from the
Delhi residence on Saturday V.K. Sasikala, friend of late might raise a banner of lower middle class and country on Saturday, Opposition, Andhra
by the Criminal Investigation Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, revolt. small businesses.” yielded fresh seizures of Rs. Pradesh Chief Minister
Department (CID) of the at Poes Garden here and ap- Lok Sabha Deputy The government has en- 24 crore in new Rs.2, 000 Chandrababu Naidu on
West Bengal police for alleged pealed to her to take over the Speaker M. Thambidurai trusted the National Pay- currency notes and 50 kgs Saturday instructed the
theft of railway equipment leadership of the party. said Ms. Sasikala should ment Corporation of India of gold worth Rs.15 crore Tirumala Tirupati
from the Jessop factory. Mr. Panneerselvam said, break her silence and come (NPCI) with formulating from J. Sekhar Reddy and K. Devasthanams Trust Board
Mr. Ruia was arrested after “Her leadership is necessary forward to lead the party. the modalities of the new Sreenivasulu in Tamil to dismiss J. Sekhar Reddy
the Indian Railways reg- to ensure the party is run “She was with Amma since scheme, which follows the Nadu. Rs. 5.7 crore in Rs. from the Trust.
istered a case with the Dum with military discipline. I she took over the reins of the various discounts on digital 2,000 notes, Rs. 90 lakh in
Dum police here, alleging urged her to fill the huge party and possesses the in- transactions announced by old currency, 28 kg of J NEW NOTES STASHED AWAY
theft of goods and machinery void created by the death of telligence and skill to lead the Finance Ministry on bullion and 4 kg of gold IN SECRET CHAMBER | PAGE 13
NEW LEADER EMERGES: Posters have come up in Madurai, urging Thursday.
worth Rs. 50 crore from the Amma.” the party,” he added. Jayala-
V.K. Sasikala to follow in the footsteps of Jayalalithaa. “Weekly lucky draw of the
Jessop factory premises. The path to electing Ms. lithaa had often referred to
The Railways had entered Sasikala the AIADMK gen-
Ms. Sasikala as a “sister.” transaction IDs generated in The budget for this November 8 will be eligible
into an agreement with Jessop eral secretary seems to have residence of Jayalalithaa, she did not respond to their Mr. Madhusudhanan, that week, the contours of scheme, according to official to participate in the scheme.
& Co Ltd. for manufacturing been unequivocally cleared, where Ms. Sasikala resides. request. former Ministers B. which are being finalised. sources, is likely to be about
railway coaches. Senior CID as those who were perceived After paying homage to a Valarmathi and Gokula In- The Aayog has also pro- Rs. 125 crore. J DOUBLE BILL FOR DIGITAL
officers said that Mr. Ruia has to be a challenge to her, also framed picture of the former ‘Intelligence to lead’ dira and former Wakf Board posed quarterly draw for The NITI Aayog said all MODE; ED FILES MONEY-
been booked under Sections closed ranks behind her. Chief Minister, top leaders “Everyone in the party Chairperson Tamilmagan grand prizes,” the NITI those who have used digital LAUNDERING COMPLAINTS
420, 409 and 406 of the IPC Nearly all the top leaders, met Ms. Sasikala and urged prefers Chinnamma (as they Hussain also requested her Aayog said. payment systems after WITH CBI | PAGE 13
(cheating and criminal breach including party presidium her to take up the post of have come to refer to Ms. to lead the party.
of trust) and will be brought chairman E. Madhusudh- general secretary of the Sasikala) for the party lead-
to Kolkata on transit remand. anan and several former and party. ership. She alone can take J OPS MEETS SASIKALA;
current Ministers, made a By all accounts, while she along everyone with her. I CABINET RECOMMENDS
J CONTINUED ON PAGE 12 beeline for the Poes Garden listened to them patiently, have also told her to become BHARAT RATNA | PAGE 12

I am not being allowed to
speak in House, says Modi
MAHESH LANGA Mr. Modi said, placing the
blame of disruptions on Op-
AHMEDABAD: “I am not being al- position parties.
lowed to speak in the Lok
Sabha, so I am speaking in Jan ‘People are with me’
Sabha,” Prime Minister Nar- “Whenever I get a chance
endra Modi said on Saturday, to speak in the Lok Sabha, I
referring to the continued will convey the feelings of 125
disruptions in Parliament crore people,” Mr. Modi said,
over demonetisation, while claiming that “people of the
addressing a rally of farmers country” were with him and
in his home state Gujarat. he stood “with the poor and
He was addressing the honest people.”
rally after inaugurating a Rs. Interestingly, the Prime
350-crore cheese-making Minister’s statement that he
plant of Banas Dairy, a part of was not being allowed to
Amul group, at Disa in speak in the Lok Sabha came
Banaskantha district. a day after Congress vice-
“We said we are ready for president Rahul Gandhi’s
debate in the house but they claim that he, too, was not be-
[the Opposition] don’t allow ing allowed to raise the issue
Parliament to function. Even in the House while calling the
the President, who has tre- demonetisation as the
mendous political expe- “biggest scam.”
rience, is anguished at the
happenings in Parliament,” J CONTINUED ON PAGE 12
Leopard caught in Delhi
STAFF REPORTER set traps to capture it, said
Chief Wildlife Warden A.K.
NEW DELHI: A leopard was Shukla.
caught from the fringes of It had probably strayed
the Yamuna Biodiversity from its family either near
Park here on Saturday morn- the Hastinapur Wildlife
ing, weeks after it was first Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh
spotted in the area. or the Kalesar National Park
The animal, which is about in Haryana and made its way
three years old, was spotted to Delhi, said Mr. Shukla.
in November, leading the
Delhi Forest Department to J DETAILS ON PAGE 5



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Oil’s not well
Musical fireworks
Damien Chazelle gives us a generous dose of nostalgia
A more-than-watchable story of ordinary folks battling corporate greed that’s
centered around the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster

In a seemingly unachiev- Disaster movies are a genre
able feat, La La Land man- by themselves, numbing
ages to be both real and our minds with large-scale
unreal; even fantastical earthquakes, tidal waves
and brutally honest. that swallow Himalayan
Writer director Damien peaks, innumerable alien
Chazelle’s highly an- invasions and virus strains.
ticipated ode to ‘olde’ Hol- So it’s partly relieving to
lywood finally released on see mayhem unfold inside
Friday in India, after a pre- a more-constrained envi-
view screening a few ronment — in this case, the
weeks ago. Deepwater Horizon oil rig
To the uninitiated, La that is (or rather, was) loc-
La Land’s references may ated off the Gulf of Mexico.
go unnoticed. For in-
stance, Chazelle has delib- Greed plays villain
erately added the very Director Peter Berg (of
same window from Cas- Hancock fame) has zeroed
ablanca where Ingrid in on a story where, unlike
Bergman and Humphrey the above uncontrollable
Bogart peer into the dis- usual suspects that cause
tance. large-scale deaths, the pur-
Then there are the suit of profit becomes the
protagonists’ dance se- antagonist.
quences in two-tone shoes And an annoyingly ef-
harking back to Fred fective Donald Vidrine
Astaire and Ginger (John Malkovich) channels
Roberts and other clas- that corporate greed in the
sical screen couples. But it role of a British Petroleum
doesn’t matter if the allu- employee.
sions are missed. If the film’s aim was to
Chazelle has created a get us to hate the company,
work that probably tran- they’ve done it.
scends cultures with The actual oil spill that
beautiful colours and a AN ENTERTAINER: La La Land might sound clichéd, but there’s something in it for everyone. happened in August 2010
love story that everyone made more news as an en-
will relate to. ★★★★★ courtship is over and the re- reaches deep into the audi- vironmental disaster — not
Mia Dolon (Emma lationship begins, Chazelle ence. She deftly pulls off be- so much as a human-in-
Stone) is a struggling actor knows exactly how to bring ing silly, funny and even terest story — of the
in LA who meets jazz pi- La La Land alive our human dreams and broken and defeated. numerous workers of
anist Sebastian Wilder (English) ambition, the struggle for Since, I’m not a huge fan Transocean, to whom the
(Ryan Gosling) through a success and the yearning for of musicals, La La Land’s dirty hands-on job was
series of chance encoun- a connection. songs don’t really tug at my contracted to by BP.
ters. Each gets an opportu- Chazelle’s cinematic ef- heartstrings, but a few riffs Mark Wahlberg performs well as a responsible crew member.
nity to be nasty to the Director: Damien fort is only accentuated by will firmly implant them- Top-notch stunts
other. So their union is all Chazelle his lead actors. selves in your ears. Mark Wahlberg as Mike stunts, following Deepwa- ★★★ ★★ embedded within the story.
the more endearing. Starring: Ryan Gosling, Gosling is of course lovely Gosling and Stone’s duet Williams and Kurt Russell ter Horizon’s explosion, The area under the rig is
Theirs is a love story Emma Stone, John Legend to look at on the big screen: of ‘City of Stars’ is one of as Jimmy Harrell perform are top-notch, and (thank- named Macondo — after
that’s painfully corny and Rosemarie DeWitt his character’s passion for those emotional earworms admirably well as the re- fully) over-the-top flesh Deepwater Horizon the fictional town in Gab-
(without being cringe- Runtime: 128 mins jazz, enduring hunger for that can’t help but linger. sponsible crew members, splattering is completely (English) riel García Márquez’s fam-
worthy) but with fresh success and love for Mia is There’s also Stone’s soaring urging their bosses not to avoided. ous novel, One Hundred
emotions and an old- hold hands. Their eventual heart-warming. ‘Here’s to the hearts’. Go drill with haste before the We really feel the heat as Years of Solitude.
world romance in 2016. In kiss — after a montage of fly- But the Canadian dream- watch La La Land because integrity of the pipeline is flames seek their way into
this age of Tinder and flag- ing through a star-studded boat only plays second as clichéd as it sounds, assured. sections of the rig, and at Director: Peter Berg Sending out a message
rant hook-ups, here’s a sky no less — is like fire- fiddle to the real star of the there’s something in it for Of course, they get to say times, want to get up and Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Initially disconnected
couple that hesitates to works. And yet, when the film. Stone’s performance everyone. “I told you so” in the end push the crew into safe wa- Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, with the outside world,
with bloodied faces, but ters ourselves. Kate Hudson Macondo’s own disaster
not before losing some co- As the credits roll, re- Runtime: 107 mins arrives because of rampant
workers’ lives in the proc- plete with C-SPAN (Cable- development (specifically
Doctor’s advice for asthmatics ess. Satellite Public Affairs Net- their reel counterparts or due to a banana plantation)
The most powerful work) videos of real-life their families (Mrs. Willi- before it finally disappears
STAFF REPORTER should avoid strenuous scene comes towards the footage, we find that a total ams played to script by from the map.
exercise and use inhalers end when Harell takes a fi- of 11 men (all Transocean Kate Hudson), the sympa- Perhaps, by avoiding
NEW DELHI: Exercise is a 20 minutes before exer- nal attendance on a rescue employees) died in the thy quotient is suitably re- preaching altogether, the
common trigger for cise, besides drinking boat, with the rig blazing disaster. duced. makers of this film have
asthma in winters, say enough liquids,” said Dr. behind them. But, given that there’s I couldn’t help but notice told us to keep our hands
doctors. “Asthmatics K.K. Aggarwal of IMA. The pyrotechnics and hardly any screen time for a subtle literary metaphor off the oil under our soil.


when he was allegedly trying Sonam on finding her mis. murder as their son and the ors focused their attention his wife who was no longer sharp object and then stran. a Delhi resident. her husband’s previous BIG HAUL: The police said Rs. said the police. A woman. of the media had prosecuted or when a person dies in The rampant Akademi. Krishna. The accused (16) and an. which was Compensation an encouraging sign. responsible/liable in any manner whatsoever for the employees at the cen. CITY |3 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. “Since firm in south Delhi’s Greater a single man. This aspect.Bezwada Wilson. The police Two persons injured The police then reached cook for them. Prashant Singh and Prasanna Swaroopa. died at his residence He was taken home on post-mortem examination Publisher & Owner of this newspaper. 8 crore Double murder case solved.Sun Dec 12. 4/6. Rabindra Bhavan. A-11. took It called upon innocents. through its manhole. Rafi Marg. at Art Gal- lery. (IIC). resulted in frequent notes. various spas in the city as approached Arjun and time of filing this report. A forensic examination keep the first murder a to the spot where Sonam’s disliked by Arjun and hour. Plot No. Nayesha. Both worked as lover resulted in the behind Sonam’s notes. cumbed to alcoholism. legedly decided to eliminate Temple and married her. 201306.” a senior 48. He was Another murder return even a penny. The po. Main been previously jailed on to “strictly refrain from “grant compensation to routine and endemic observed the report. 4:30 p. – 7 p.m.P. Arora and another per. was dumped on the liabilities and assets temple as she believed it around 6 p. when a safekeeping. does not vouch for the authenticity of any advertisement on Saturday.M. on. her money from Arjun. Sub- bulakshmi Birth Centenary Com- He had recently given Rs.” stars engraved on the right with all her savings. the accused was with her prior to her death. Indira Gandhi National not getting the money back. India Habitat Centre (IHC). The reasons for plastic bag.” he added.. to other possible hideouts of Mr. “through Drawing on the the burden to prove terror’ legitimates the sensationalism and principles of public law. Culture: Kartigai month special Disclaimer: Readers are requested to verify & man. murder. vealed that Arjun also lived November 16 and 17. His father works as a days. India Habitat Singh would apparently widespread perception publish unconditional “The release of this Convention Against Centre (IHC). victim before opening fire Prosecution/ Innocence Network. Mandi House. were found on the body. kin allege assault by de-addiction centre staff (AIFACS). who was Sonam’s The police said Govind mother” to his children. “news coverage which channels that had put was falsely accused in interested in passing it Music: Sitar recital by Ustad Shujaat Khan. The breakthrough came lakh to Arjun for In the meantime. ought on him. 3 some disclosures in the past. was not suffi. had undertrials in Bhopal. woman’s body. said the police. who were at the instance of the In- Range). flowers was found on the between Sonam and with. with the trio’s landowner. on Acquitted “mere handmaidens of 21 of the Constitution.” particular the case of classical by Ranjani and Gayatri. devastated lives convicted. . wrapped in a convince Sonam that all against a marriage in a said the incident happened Two other boys who tried her rented accommodation.m. U. school.—PTI cityeditordelhi@thehindu.” he said. Rehabilitation for report of the jury. natives of West message meant to “tease” role of the accused Bengal and Nepal. moderated by au- NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old man SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT pronouncing the the exonerees for the practice in thor Nilanjana Roy. SHIV SUNNY The subsequent raids Joint CP (South-Eastern Sonam’s “marriage” to couple to Neha. M. however. murders was committed in dismiss reports of the role of happy to get married to that Nayesha had begun cused allegedly beat up the mother is a housewife. Greater Noida Distt. has been arrested for al. Singh report -. tions in the Capital.P. 11 a. the intervening night of any serial killer in the Arjun. Publisher.2016”. 2016. to eliminate Sonam. Till trio.m. help her bag a job and it investigators. The parents have alleged that of Nayesha’s. “It was guarded by Vihar. investigator. head was dumped. wrapped in a It all began when children. Central Vista (CV) Mess.m. The first murder came to get hold of her money. At his instance. marriage had failed to woman approached the po- lice after reading news re- ports of the bodies being NABBED: The accused at the Delhi Police Headquarters on Saturday. two held Victims were residents of south Delhi. partment for investigation. at Academy of Fine Arts son. mother” to Arjun’s two ital after the government an.” said an Even as the police was Arjun who came to Arjun would divide his Kailash-I. beat up the Victims of Wrongful been organised by The that. 1. a week later.m. With the help of people blood-stained clothes and The first of the two lice also went on to officially Sonam was only too coupled with the belief side the school as the ac. una Asaf Ali Marg. visited Arora’s residence to Framework for several acquitted the alleged encounter in jail. Printer. He got her time between Neha and The counting of the notes tim. handed over to the I-T De- body.7 p. Editor.m. SHIV SUNNY ‘Nayesha was killed The victims have been identified as Sonam (25) and NEW DELHI: A WhatsApp as she suspected the Nayesha (23).m. Upadhyay. Naye. over the past few weeks from few photographs of the in her murder as well. – 7 Arora was arrested on Fri.” Dattagupta from Kolkata. Joint CP partment had informed them sewer in Munirka village. Arjun and Govind. the police. said the police. a woman’s work as a freelancer at Sonam.” said the Joint classmates. however. there was no injury mark dent of Nand Nagri in possible that he had suc. A murder case was down on a group of people Nepal and the northeast to har bus station on Friday sha began enquiring about to retain all the money. start. Joint CP. Sonam had resumed her demand for 16-year-old boy stabbed found. The women.000 as surety for gambling The jury.” standing. from their home. A marriage right from the death by his classmate in east subsequently registered and who were in regular contact bag jobs and accommoda. The first arrest was made Arjun was in no mood to Sonam’s roommate to a nearby hospital by his her. day.m. Govind and Arjun. identified the other body as Subsequent probe re. 2 crore and Rs. Man dies. the accused al. re. the police sofa. CM ND-ND YK . at Amaltas Hall. Mon Dec 13. adding any claims and/or damages for advertisements tre. meanwhile. first People’s Tribunal instead of becoming liberty” under Article Torture Bill has been ing the values in Management”. 7 p. police officer said. Wrong move Neha. She identified the body as that of Sonam’s on the basis of the tattoos. released its Tribunal. One of the acquitted Parliament for more Gulmohar Hall. interference. Mini gulated by Arjun and his two south Delhi localities. The killers then al. Yadav said the cash brutal murder. with Eng- or advertiser or for any of the advertiser’s pro- ducts and/or services. The two to board a bus in his bid to sing. Udyog Vihar. but The police said the I-T De- ing body was found in a well as arranged an told him he had to be Ravindra Yadav. 7 p. Compensation and innocents. A this newspaper. the on November 26. They were identi- fied as Jeevan.” said an ted the notes. That. but none of them her body had been found. The People’s he said. when a said the police. was ad. but he could not be nam’s call records to narrow by helping people from nabbed from the Anand Vi. discourse on ‘war on p. at tified as Supreet Singh. received left her mad legedly recovered around Rs. said the police. knife. and grants impunity to show of paintings by Sipra The police said Arora had report urged the media the government to “Torture has become a investigators. and to serve as them and for violating in India. Kasturi & Sons Limited. about the law firm making designer tattoo of a chain and The proximity wanted to spend his life tween Rs. had known each other since strong exception to publications and news Amir. and had despite India being a Chaudhury and Amjad Khan on Bone of contention reputation by creating a material to “widely spent 14 years in prison. which was intimated about light on November 18. Sonam to go for a court of Class X at a government cient to crack the case. said and her body. when he tried to intervene were also al- which was around 500 Police on the trail Sonam’s murder. Janpath. He was rushed friend. The police said it was that investigation was (Mail your listings for this column at in this newspaper.m. National Convener of the Safai Karmachari Andolan. to suspect the role of the boy on the roadside. His family Meetnagar-Saboli a Friday. This issue also crore of the cash was in new “The matter will be rear lower portion of the Arjun grew over time. the investigat. Human Rights Day. 859 & 860. who was under treat. hand wrist was also noticed. a few weeks before her investigator. suspects/arrestees as loss and harm caused to investigative procedure legedly shooting at his NEW DELHI: The report of guilty”. he took Sonam to Kalkaji “She had advised The victim was a student apprehended. 8 a. “Arjun hatched a plan had been objecting to the was allegedly stabbed to saved. Youth shoots DELHI TODAY at 3 Using influence “follow-up raids”. guest house in the city. will be carried out on Screening: Of Spanish film “Good people (Gente de bien)”. – 7 p. and no (IHC). was found Sonam landed in Delhi The photos Neha the police on Saturday al. a Jailed in rape case partisan reporting”. which “It is also timely and innocent man who was Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). said 8-10 crore in cash from a law godown”. been serving as a “foster seizure made from the Cap. Sangma alias Neha— a native of Shillong— lived with Ar- jun and served as a “foster accomplices.m. A accommodation for her. They are CP (South-Eastern Due to Nayesha’s other boy from his class had The police said they would the neighbourhood. No injury marks Sri Devi Kamakshi Mandir. Connaught Employees of this newspaper/company be held Autopsy report awaited Place. Ramanujam at HT Media Ltd. others headed said an officer. Sonam murders of the four persons She followed up the three men in Sonam’s When the victim tried to that it was a pre-planned Thereafter.m. after being recover the money. PHOTO: SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY Plan hatched It was around two fulfil the purpose Arjun had intended. government seems childhood. said anywhere be. verdict in the court of exonerees”. ness of earning commissions in the form of Jeevan. 11 a. the seizures. 11 a. He has now been booked for attempt to murder.m. signatory to the UN tabla. Upadhyay. held on investigating agencies”. at All India Fine Arts & Craft Society The police said further in- vestigation was on. 8. common after marriage. said R. Coperni- cus Marg. Anna Salai. mitted to the centre in “He had grown weak poojas: Sri Nava Chandi Homam. In no event can the members have alleged month ago urday afternoon. even as the police said Santosh Sharma. where he is Holding that sections the wrongfully Justice Shah said that first place. But.2-3 crore of the cash was in new spectively. S.P. The next morning. is highlighted in memoration: Carnatic vocal 5.” of a piece of evidence an art show. The police checked So. Arjun itself was meant to until this marriage. a resi. resulted intervene. she was had a quarrel during games probe as to why the accused lice learnt that Nayesha also days. on his body. said the officer. STAFF REPORTER stabbed him. Arunangshu destroys a person’s out defamatory 19 terror cases. Carnatic music vocalist. DECEMBER 11. Another tattoo of three She began trusting him quarrels between the While some officers coun. Neha was still in the process at the I-T Dept to probe headless and fast decompos. she had the firm— T&T Law— for seized so far seemed to be- Breakthrough handed over around Rs. NEW DELHI: A 32-year-old Santosh Sharma northeast Delhi. the po. Kamaladevi Complex.Towards a gathered testimonies of relevant in the light of made to spend 23 years p. an Supreme Court. 1. PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT freelancers at various spas in plotting of Sonam’s disappearance’ the Published by N. held Media must publish apology to Talk: A conversation between the winners of the Magsaysay Award STAFF REPORTER acquitted innocents: Tribunal 2016 . her rescue. “ Prasad from Rajasthan. tisement before responding to any published in drug de-addiction centre the centre in month ago. suffered serious injuries. the custody of the State. that he was assaulted by cause of death. a ceramics show by Bhuvesh Dayal Upadhyay. languishing in elists: Paul Palmaroza. struggled to identify the vic. Nisar Ahmed. covered resembled a “cash Gangnath Marg in Vasant She needed someone to with jealousy. and T. The had carried the knife to had been missing for several of their residence revealed secret. The killers cut off Sonam’s head and dumped her body in a sewer months ago that Sonam began demanding her money back from New all-India collective that practice’ not to have been Exhibition: “Terracotta to Ceram- Singh was rushed to Deen Delhi on Saturday. while his known to her. at Lalit Kala said to be stable. Director/s. as it the roadside some distance of the couple were would have no legal to break a fight between his legedly attacked with the metres from the spot where When the police checked emerged during the interrog. Gautam Budh Nagar. on behalf of KASTURI & SONS LTD. works for the rights of Releasing the report. 2016 D E L H I Dec 11. Mohammad than four years. However. had been looking for and Arjun were in the busi. She was school in the area. the here.m. day after Karwa Chauth. the the report called upon be on the custodians. Shah. were The police are yet to arrest said R. Conviction -. all natives of Nepal. admitted in court in the ics”. had NEW DELHI: In the biggest cash come Tax Department. according to the & Literature (AFAL). He Innocents. an Auditorium. 11 a. from where the cash was re- outside a temple at Baba around five years ago. from his school bag and along. Sirifort In- ‘Torture a routine stitutional Area. Chennai-600002. Chennai-600002 and Printed by S. been missing for the past few Nayesha was killed just to expected to guide the police Range). at on Arora’s behalf. clear about who he (Crime). nounced demonetisation. the police said. and he died on Sat. without any apology to the report. Ram at Kasturi Buildings. his gambling habit. Tue RISE 07 04 SET 17 26 RISE 07 05 SET 17 26 RISE 07 05 SET 17 26 RISE 15 23 SET 03 42 RISE 16 13 SET 04 48 RISE 17 07 SET 05 56 TWISTS AND TURNS Over Rs. 6 On Wednesday. their innocence should arrests of Muslim youth Paintings: “A Moveable Feast”. coming as it Torture. police debunk serial killer theory seized from law firm SHIV SUNNY NEW DELHI: Two persons have ‘Jealousy fuelled been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a woman and her roommate in Sonam’s killing’ south Delhi last month. law”. ation of the accused. help Arora with money for of guilt. Building. at Amphitheatre. with his two children born to was struck on her head with a whose bodies were found marriage by sending a disappearance. Owner.m. quarrel continued even out. legedly pulled out a knife accused had not been getting on people known to the two with him. Art: 89th Annual All India Art Show. does on International The report Music: Bharat Ratna Dr. Talk: Panel discussion on “Resetting friend in west Delhi’s the jury that heard the objective institutions their right to life and “The Prevention of the Moral Compass: Living & Learn- Mayapuri.. at make appropriate enquiries to satisfy ment for alcoholism at a was admitted to Meetnagar-Saboli a and lean. and the killing of eight convicted on the basis Exhibition: “Beyond Limits. Neha allegedly used this issue to convince Arjun to death by classmate woman. India Habitat Centre and accused Nikhil Arora October 2. at Instituto Cervantes. Delhi’s Mandawali on Friday. security guard. with Jeevan.m. 10:30 a. Editor: Mukund Padmanabhan (Responsible for selection of news under the PRB Act). lived together in Munirka flee Delhi. pan- The victim has been iden. long to “black racketeers”. Upon questioning people in they learnt that they had money and sexual jealousy. Hanuman Road. India International Centre rape charges. NEW DELHI: A 16-year-old boy friends. The police said the place polythene sheet. but was chaired by Justice A. Sunday to confirm the lish subtitles. Ar- themselves about the veracity of an adver. who served as a Neha was nabbed from a her too. She was murdered That helped him marriage.

keep any animal. Ilyaas Ahmed. design. I should get some warm Shortage of currency done every day. detailed report of the ‘State entertainment is a reflection ders prohibiting manufac- support to those below them. “This girl was raped. ban imposed on manufac- urday where 158 students the best from others. The CZA. recharge metro cards for Rs. Forests and Cli. and over 200 NGOs across among other things. after which the Aftermath of violence shop (above) in the Kalindi Wearing a white shirt over surgery. the Delhi while the two men finish grievances and immediate Bangladesh. There is no food at home. forced to perform tricks. he says pointing to the pho. Also. December 31.000. those that can’t even walk are same. so summoning witnesses or them towards prisoners. “We ran away in the Rakhine Buddhists in home these days. V-C Deepak Kumar these circuses. the Central Zoo Au.N. hospitality.” earlier “ready to consume of sandalwood smugglers Rights Day. execute their orders. communal violence be. cancer. that work towards with flavoured chewing to- According to him. card was Rs.” says Ilyaas. you should get it. ureteric stenosis because Finally. but cannot give them Unabated brutality Kabir was guided to Delhi change post demonetisation. Display. Citing the 14 years’ van. needs. they lack the He said this while ad. Ever since the demonet. With circus animals gether by the same vendors when it comes to respectively. to sensitise services authority to sensit. But we the metro staff was finding it lence breaking out in Myan.) P.” ensure a match of the the kidney being rejected abdomen. We got to the district office Now. 2016 REFUGEES IN DELHI Sushma’s surgery was No cash. a boy comes He managed to reach to Rs. probe. In some cases. The federation. country could do with including Dalits. I believe cision. — PTI inspections across the country. of gutkha and pan masala able to execute their own legal literacy must be NHRC chairperson (containing tobacco or orders.” said Justice Sathasivam. “We have only two Institute of Medical tendency to develop blood supply. a new family has been dependent said. At present. up to her asking for sugar which also looks into their Rakhine (Myanmar). infectious dis. ing by the consumer is must have the right to prohibited. At the edge of cial media. management. 1993 the most important State governments asking India suggested on responsibility of the them to get the necessary or- Saturday. permanent physical chewing tobacco and mix orders that the civil mates at the Tihar jail dur. law. the maximum of Rs. the PHR Act so that still rampant. Long- Myanmar. which revealed added Mr. This is no way to validation of the fact that cir. Kolkata.L. incision where a cut is the beginning of the area massacred. The November when the Myanmar. Prashanth V. of the callous attitude of cir. Bezwada Wilson. which is a more than 160 animals from als. fice would help him. leaving the families. we commissioned States to rehabilitate ele- phants from these now de- take note of this and ban the use of animals in circuses. and that politics happened to graduates. the fresh graduates to keep animals kept in circuses. Encouraging photo and video footage of recognised circuses. blood group and tissue are greater. who underwent a kidney transplant at term effects include risk of NEW DELHI: A dusty road cuts His cousin told him about transplant on Saturday. FIAPO reiterates its dia’ to the Central cuses towards suffering of sale of gutkha and pan mas- Member of Parliament and that teaching was his first love Jha congratulated the Going a step further.1. lakh passengers everyday. Meanwhile.’’ the order ‘What we saw cruelty animals undergo in circuses. would enable them to learn animals were kept in cir. and pictures shared on so. but the recharge limit for a smart Rs. with a heavy Bengali accent. which fled their Rohingya refugees have around for men). Hence instead of the to the alleged encounter occasion of World Human utilise their time in captivity ders following official in. DECEMBER 11. and sale of gutkha and pan Rights Day event here.000 refugees have been pouring Tasleema. NEW DELHI: The Central Health more rights of their own.” he Delhi Metro will allow com. the difficult to return change to mar.” said a release is. fire. let alone a cuses are cruel to animals. nicotine). the recipient’s own bacco as she waits for cus. in ever since. ment ratio (GER) in the coun. animals are under scrutiny) broken bones. a kidney bacterial infections. the advanced in the country. others society” as per principles by whatever name called. for them. PHOTOS: SANDEEP SAXENA cently came to the Capital.100 to and jobs here the refugees have is a card Ilkaas.” Kabir says. K. distribution or ‘Learn from others’ who was the chief guest. The facility has been brought cent are smart card users. After this. For now.000. suggested that the NHRC such as pellet injuries in masala. provided by the UNHRC. CM ND-ND YK . wooden bench covered in a things to pray for — peace in Sciences (AIIMS) here. phant. could approach the Centre Kashmir to the practice of Sathasivam. “How can one live are determined by a test Word of caution stage.000. Tasleema’s non. Detailed reports “The process of training including health department GURUGRAM: G. Saturday pitched for send. was horrible’ cutting the feathers of birds Dr. piercing their genit. which NOBEL CAUSE: President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi product. smart cards for an amount up Metro Rail Corporation middle of the demonetisa. Ilyaas has no job and told that the UNHRC of. blood two men engrossed in a Makeshift arrangements type reduce the chances of after a kidney transplant vessels from the lower game of Ludo. has can.m. Ministry writes Ex-CJI calls for more power August company to States on to human rights panels total compliance DAMINI NATH Justice Sathasivam Karamchari Andolan. He referred ing a function held on the he suggested the inmates to The CZA passed these or. threatening them with turing and sale of gutkha and were awarded degrees in com.. A kidney infection after and fluids. Magsaysay award. oblivious to A small makeshift mosque a kidney being rejected. a Protection of Human minorities and women. Till this mid-40s. With fresh vio.000 was creating prob.” with the Supreme Court or- Reliance on State govts. He added that he added. 15 circuses. predominantly a isation was announced. couldn’t enter. has now submitted a ing such abused creatures for and Mizoram have issued or- sciences. but the State human rights ders passed in compliance government moved court.2. be taken to Thailand. chewing tobacco in Andhra Pradesh where Prison Department and the ons for being kept in jail. For the antigens are not matched. confusing it for which has been brought in On an average. said: “Besides written reports. CZA has also directed the vironment. kidneys doctors. FILE PHOTO resort to harsh measures like said. Singh. the manu- Rights (PHR) Act. All this as a meeting point for most physician at the All India transplant patients have a ensure it has access to while a man sleeps on a men. ing police officers and every police officer should thority (CZA) has passed or. immunosuppressants. judges should do jail duty’ 21 circuses lose recognition for cruelty to animals Circumventing the ban “To circumvent the ban on Protection of Human BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN The move has been the sale of gutkha. The process of training an.” spikes to get them to perform acts completely unnatural Earlier. were Clear directions the Governor of Kerala. nicotine) and any other commissions can take up While Justice meanwhile. who has a family of am ready to work anywhere to keep myself warm. Mr. (DMRC) said in a release.” says Buddhists burnt our houses. without surprises’ STAFF REPORTER The External Affairs surgery is another complication that might NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister underwent arise. say area of south-east Delhi option. I sit in the sun all day Until now. ablaze. vaas (exile) of Lord Rama. tying them for days on pan masala with tobacco. From there. and villages set procedure. The facility. he didn’t tell me that in till December 31. monetary compensation speakers at the event said of the Constitution and the whether packaged or un- to victims. who lives but more mouths to feed. tissue types placed inside. “The lems due to the shortage of the release added. who speaks Hindi and were told that we would NIRNIMESH KUMAR new Rs. who is now seeking an amendment in manual scavenging. Madhya Pradesh the humanities and social the G. organised by the without thinking about reas. through which ple live. Later. CHEAP THRILLS: The Central Zoo Authority undertook Harsh measures gutkha in twin packs to be recommended a CBI Authority. prisoners. Minister underwent the become narrow. Sikri on your rights and wish that NEW DELHI: In a landmark de. commissions. Karnataka. is Ministry has written to all former Chief Justice of Rights Act. taking imals to perform unnatural India. kidney. ferring to the low gross enrol. Justice (retd. tion and winter setting in. the maximum present top-up ceiling of from a minimum of Rs. convenor of the Safai 1948.1. His cousin. Sibal said this The conditions under which tection Organisations cus Suffering’ campaign has cludes branding them with sure total compliance of the vocation in Gurugram on Sat. considering the shortage of Metro carries about 27 to 30 their game. are kidney is left in its natural tomers. the extreme cruelty animals companies are selling the NHRC had Delhi Legal Services Justice Sikri also interac. ture. live here. mixes”. Consequently. parachutes. their minds open like What we saw was horrible. where vertical structures Bringing out news reports Blood relatives preferred are also transplanted from stand covered in black tar. The doctor added that urine from kidney to the sutures. no job. animals.” storage. with all this?” he asks.” he says. Prashanth. whose shown that animals with that consumers can buy the documents. cuses were far below the the CZA’s move. ted with the inmates. 1993. among the refugees who re. five. in such a The lengthy procedure the slum. recently came from for a meal. Complex procedure paulin sheets. circuses mixed as one. (FIAPO) said: “We welcome enabled the rehabilitation of hot iron. in this case However.” he said. judges should serve at legal granted to 21 circuses. Ilyaas says that are preferred. Many the donated kidney to observing them. Adivasis. and without surprises”.500 notes. Kabir is the surgery was “normal bladder is obstructed. A Doctors. munication. the High Court der and ensure that there is Speaking at the National stayed the proceedings in Rampant violations total adherence of the ban Human Rights the case. utory authorities concerned. nowhere to go Battling cash crunch and winter. “Though blood relatives donors who died recently. the chances of made over the lower where the ‘Burmadesh’ peo. said Later.” which is where the of which the ureters attached to the donated DAILY STRUGGLE: Tasleema’s says Kabir. Re. were adopted by the (far right) during the inaugural session of the ‘Laureates and Leaders For Children’ summit at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on as separate products. D. head of the Chief Wildlife Wardens of mate Change (MoEF&CC) to and chaining elephants to Total compliance Kapil Sibal asks students to keep open mind CZA. commuters who came with Buddhist country.4| CITY NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY.2. “The space The ban order clearly said the NHRC and State recommendations of the where you can express states that manufacture. NEW DELHI: Supreme Court “We are sensitive towards facturers are selling pan could be amended to that judge Justice A. and Kapil Sibal was chief guest at try. The camp was set up in 2012 and women are very upset as they have no work. Myanmar and jobs here. of all States and UTs. FILE PHOTO they should extend help and serious note of this.” the Delhi batch has arrived — in the on Tasleema’s income. elephants. United Nations General Saturday. The situation is such that I clothes. So far. to en- versity held its annual con. Sibal told students that heritage animal like the ele. men candidates. or though packaged government to execute the vulnerable. adding that the ‘Cop. but have to rely the panels should focus on Universal Declaration of packaged and/or sold as one on the respective State protecting the rights of the Human Rights. Wilson said that imposed on manufacturing Commission’s Human Justice Sathasivam also human rights violations. the Supreme Court had directed all stat- STAFF REPORTER him by accident. and them both and consume the courts have. flow of skin is tied up with More than 70 Rohingya Kunj pocket (right) where the a blue tehmad (a wrap.” reports. spections. called HLA matching. tween the Rohingyas (an unaware of the dipping mer- ethnic Muslim group) and “Most of the men are at cury. Mr. welcomed by groups masala (without tobacco) effect.” she says desolately. refugees from Myanmar struggle to make ends meet ‘normal. Mr. this. tricks is inherently abusive. Dattu. FIAPO’s ‘End Cir. D. sits chewing on to. who nights are difficult. the appeal to the Ministry of En. these innocent creatures in. sold or order. phone. distribution or sale Commissions should be effective. bacco in separate sachets but while the NHRC and judges on duty at jails and be put on jail duty and ders cancelling recognition rehabilitation of often conjoint and sold to- SHRCs act as civil courts legal services authorities. both winner and national Assembly on December 10. India was. Justice (retd. “We didn’t know where muters to recharge their Rs.) H. “Our investigations have sued by the group. who is in her tograph of a young girl on his types. the at the Thailand border. “But. Governments of Bihar.1. and mental disorders.” isn’t free of medical abdomen are attached to the children who are keenly in the slum has doubled up explained a senior complications. on Saturday. Moreover. so as to easily facilitate mix- national and in States. which revealed the extreme According to him. standards. tion of Indian Animal Pro. of “My first sale has come at jobs.000 notes. government. Goenka Uni. of the Federa. which can be through the wasteland along the brutality in Myanmar. ala (containing tobacco or senior advocate Kapil Sibal. one has to As a result. said: of gutkha ban NEW DELHI: Human rights suggested an “Protection of the rights of STAFF REPORTER commissions in the amendment to the the marginalised. Goenka convocation as they climb the ladder of life. “We are dependent on char. catheter to flush out blood homes following large-scale been living since 2012.2.D. pan masala and flavoured power to implement dressing a gathering of in. Human Rights commissions are more your feelings is shrinking. no circus in the country from the same premises. women and girls as young as we found no suitable situation blood groups and begins with the Gibson descript grocery shop marks five years are raped. besides fungal and MARIA AKRAM was a farmer back home in Minister Sushma Swaraj. Next to the shop are similar blood and tissue quick to caution that life position. FILE PHOTO most two lakh top-ups are Hardly any identity drives an e-rickshaw on rent ity. Al- things to pray for — above Tasleema’s shop. ise them towards the (except Ajanta circus. reiterated the products marketed separ- cases of human rights Sathasivam highlighted need to work towards a ately having tobacco or violations and make the need for more power “just and equitable nicotine in the final product recommendations for to the commissions. the donated kidney is Tasleema. can house wild animals like eases. the ureters are muddied blanket. We were left NEW DELHI: Starting today. undergo. which range peace in Myanmar The only proof of identity in Govindpuri. will be in operation till which approximately 70 per We have only two 4 p. PHOTO: SANDEEP SAXENA (SEE ALSO PAGE 9) distributed in such a manner “The commissions. supported by 82 members end without food or water. received the kidney of a AIIMS on Saturday attributed to the use of the Yamuna in Kalindi Kunj going back is no longer an living donor woman. storage. however. celled recognition to all as shown in the inspection of Animals in Circuses in In.

partment was worried. urday were delayed due to gree Celsius and a minimum hampered as visibility was Explaining this piece of “For once. pavement marking to INVISIBLE: People walk past as Akshardham temple is covered in fog. overdose of tranquilliser didates for the 2017 Uttar Pra. even clearly hear the drive with lights on low advised to keep as much for the capital were running fied to dense and moderate on the intensity of fog is likely to honking of other vehicles. Delhi in 2002. After the swearing-in cer. team of Ministers was per. Ms. Ministers.2 degree Celsius with a upto 50 metres. the brother of controversial NEW DELHI: A petition against Conditions placed tion to ensure the animal is ing” in the biodiversity park As many as 10 candidates of jailed leader Mukhtar Ansari laying traps to catch the leop. while some others Yadav. hesitate to repeatedly use ate fog there. Op- use one’s ears more phones and music if that centre line. traps to capture it. Though this was the first ercise. 2 dropped Ex-Servicemen Association is organising a conference on preme Court directives are not being adhered to. mulling moving an applica.” he said. fog layer has in- vehicles around them the officer. Deeply mourned by sons. Since the courts are to capture the leopard.” said Garima NEW DELHI: More than 100 trains ity. Khan’s son. According to Bihar belt between Novem- “The rolled up Low beam their defroster and R.m. He said they are now think. portunity to work with the plemented yet. way. The new Cabinet First time and traps. human habitations does not Cabinet minister Azam ger of the QED because asso- life warden of Delhi on a plea ing over how to proceed fur. had been spotted in Cabinet. Mr. imity to habitation. which is about Ministers. in fact. motorists the absence of good vehicles than usual so are advised against visibility. “High beams get distance from the vehicle late while 18 were resched. Mr. desh Assembly elections Bundelkhand. They STAFF REPORTER “law and justice”. Behror MLA Jaswant Singh DEATH was shifted to Delhi Zoo. They are advised to keep reflected back in the fog in front as possible.” said must be kept clean and fected as there was only Though visibility was poor. released back into its natural riverbed and villages like ary Secretaries. reporters that though the Ministers of State.R. but to no avail. Friday night. din Siddiqui from their home towards a cage ard is currently kept under Shukla said that due to “un.” SP’s third list of candidates it would have an eration carried out by Wild- Sighting raises alarm said Mr. and expansion just before December 12. in the Indo-Gan- allow motorists to see honking to stay safe. He added that a veterin.DEEKSHADAR ATTAINED the where it will undergo a med. The leop. Chief Minister The High Court had earlier imal was dangerous to human who is in-charge of safe. Kamsa and grandchildren. ciation said the recom. not affected. to highlight the the past. PHOTO: SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY by the police. The Indira Gandhi In.6 de. ation in the Wildlife SOS an. 2016 Leopard caught in Capital ‘Redress çops’ grievances’ RAJASTHAN CABINET RESHUFFLE Six new Ministers SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT sions seeking redress of the grievances of police person- NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police nel. guarding and conserving of a leopard in the vicinity of was clear in the selection. Rajasthan Chief and demand implementation Rawat. killed in action should be ably strayed from its family Portfolios changed forming well. The leopard prey about 10 to 12 days ago. “Apart from one.” Use your ears when fog Dense fog hits rail traffic hampers visibility: police STAFF REPORTER The advisory asks requested to use fog lights in case of visibility NEW DELHI: With dense fog motorists to switch less than 100 metres and slowing down traffic and off their mobile not overdrive their threatening accidents. but it later prominently in the Sama.” said Mr. remained unaf. Last year. a female leopard and Ministers. has been fielded from his is pending before the Delhi Jain said traps could have The petition had claimed guidelines of the Ministry of out of the 23 seats. the lowest visib. as operative Ajay Singh Kilak ernment on several occa. urday morning. The Met windows of the vehicles The police have also wipers to maximise 101 trains late Charge. regional and caste balances. been laid only when the an. Mr. and police welfare. Director-in. Rawat Forest Department to set Cabinet rank and dropped Minister Kamsa Meghwal. itioned to the Central gov. of Ministers. Cabinet in the expansion ex.Shukla. said Mr. the portfolios of several Minister of State for Co. Saturday inducted six new various commissions. co-founder the biodiversity park. Hasanuddin released here on Saturday. Minister Narendra Modi has Uttar Pradesh or the Kalesar here.30 a. a male leopard The leopard sighting had leopard had strayed into the and BSP’s Muslim face Nas- we used a goat as was rescued from a village raised alarms for the Forest Sainik Farms area of South LUCKNOW: Muslims featured imuddin Siddiqui. ther as they wanted the leop. Drivers are also As many as 101 trains bound though the fog layer intensi. plea argued. advice. Delhi Police Non-Gazetted which may police personnel ard was caught from the JAIPUR: In a major reshuffle Karamchari Sangh on have committed suicide in fringes of the Yamuna Biod. has seen dense fog only in the dense fog often does not motorists to make use of mirrors of the vehicles however. spoken about smart policing National Park in Haryana Ministers were changed. The city witnessed a max. out that 52 per cent of the was reinstated in 1989. this was an op. “We figured out that it jection. “The Su- Was spotted in Yamuna Biodiversity Park in Nov. DECEMBER 11. Use the right asked motorists to “keep requests motorists to edge of the road as a STAFF REPORTER uled and 11 cancelled due to ility at the IGIA was 200m. He added that while Delhi police officer said that actually request The windows and ternational Airport (IGIA). erations at airports across the carefully to judge traffic can keep them alert to Bhatnagar. that they can hear changing lanes and another vehicle that crossing traffic. image. She also elevated Listing six reports. wild animals within Delhi.Ph:09845255349 located to Sahranpur in Uttar cage with a goat as bait. they have The advisory. The Association has pet. said Chief two members of the Council PHOTO: ROHIT JAIN PARAS Delhi Police personnel were The Association has de- Wildlife Warden A. There were BSP.” said 75-year-old iversity Park early on Sat.K. which say that mere sighting dav. a thorough medical examin. “You the music volume low and impair visibility. The writ of seat Mohamabadad in High Court. (Traffic). Following a November. we would Use of defroster region. leaders entered the State Srichand Kriplani and alive in Delhi. guide you. mentally disturbed. If found able to pinpoint the leopard’s called in to tranquilise the caught alive in Delhi. is who faces several criminal ture the leopard. rather than the dense fog and reduced visibil. “al. including a Dalit nel in 1967. northern region were that cannot be seen”. Candid. CITY/STATE |5 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. marking are working under tremend- MOHAMMED IQBAL the golden jubilee of the ous pressure. from Swar Tanda in Rampur. Joint CP set to arrive in Delhi on Sat. Dhan Singh Rawat Pradesh. National Zoological Park for two young ones were spot. beam. reduce. was then transported to the said.” more silence inside their Commuters are also said the officer. getic Plain. treated as martyrs. had acted against the provi. Jenamani. “In case Other senses could be close by. the de. 27-year-old Ab. Raje also were elevated as the Cabinet appointed five Parliament. who merged ard which took safe haven in who had argued the petition The chief wildlife warden Muslim community. posedly opposed to the mer- the Centre and the chief wild. New Ministers Tenkasi on 07. It has also either from near the Hasti.” will need that extra and ensure that there is they explained. the 23 declared belong to the and Afzal Ansari. Ministers who took oath “This is the first time that a ment found that the leopard habitat. and made its way to Delhi the strength of the Council of and Minister of State for along the river. that the chief wildlife warden. died. Shukla.m and 9 a. necessarily mean that the an. CM ND-ND YK .S. sions of the Wildlife (Protec. distance to brake safely. on Saturday.Y. gun containing a sedative in. life SOS and the Delhi Forest He added that another OMAR RASHID In a signal to Mayawati-aide empty stomach so Department. vehicles nearby. SHRI. it will be trans. has been “peacefully resid. IGIA MeT unit. their Quami Ekta Dal with the the Yamuna Biodiversity Park moved by advocate Pushp ‘Against Wildlife Act’ should follow the 2011 ates were replaced in seven SP. ber 9 and 10. CM opposed to merger also some potential embar- STAFF REPORTER March 3 next year. A large number of two and a half to three years woman MLA. at a Siddiqui was a railway TTE time when the BSP is aggress. the set to make his political debut cases. a senior traffic season. partly cloudy sky. Environment and Forests SP state president Shivpal Ya. ciation with Mukhtar Ansari. an engineer. they are The plea said the leopard rassments for Chief Minister MLA Sigbatullah Ansari. he said. the completion of three years plight of police personnel Association president C. in the fog dense fog across the northern of 11.daughters in law healthy. to be moved to Saharanpur inducted. Akhilesh Yadav was sup- this week issued notices to life or diseased or disabled. instance of a big cat straying Singh administered the oath Meghwal. weeks after in office. ard be allowed to stay in the tion) Act 1972 by laying traps and needs to be captured. includ. crucial to the fate of both parties. The one that was found had died due to snakebite. that over the next few days. Wildlife SOS. Department has forecast that mean the drivers cannot requested motorists to visibility. they got To be released soon We figured out that “In a joint rescue op- imal ambulance cum rescue vehicle. Following its tracks. because of NEW DELHI: A young male leop. the wildlife experts were arian from the Delhi zoo was time that a leopard was were brought in to make new lotus feet of Parasakthi at ical examination. leading the Delhi two Ministers of State to the CM Vasundhara Raje with ing a research study pointing long legal battle. the Forest Depart. who released the list here.16. Advocate Saurabh Sharma safe. be- an eye on the road and switch off their mobile guide. fielded his brother Hasanud- Biodiversity Park. district Banda in observation and will soon be authorised cultivation on the when being captured. operations at the IGIA were tensified over the Delhi-UP- very clearly. could dent his “clean The matter was posted for park. Minister Vasundhara Raje on of the recommendations of Mr.'' said Kartick Wazirabad in the vicinity” of Some of the seasoned BJP were Nimbahera MLA big cat has been captured had taken a Nilgai fawn as Satyanarayan. manded that policemen Shukla. drivers should not CAT-I or CAT-II level moder. imal has strayed from a forest dullah Azam. who joined the SP in 2011 after ively wooing the minority being denied ticket by the Petition against laying trap pending in HC community. PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Separately. IGIA untouched mornings. tween 6. the SP has bait to coax it located near the Yamuna Department due to its prox. CAGED: The leopard caught at the Yamuna Biodiversity Park under obervation at the Delhi zoo Ministers increased to 30. in the State Half the force distirbed policemen were prosecuted in age. The sleeping animal into the Capital. closed till Monday. imum temperature of 21. use In an advisory issued the officer. tion of Delhi Police person- The animal. Transport Babulal Verma Shukla.” said of dense fog. the headlights. against laying of traps to cap. it was first spotted in the ar. the asso. Ghazipur. and has not harmed anyone”. Rawat had led an agita- ea. highlighted that Prime napur Wildlife Sanctuary in emony at the Raj Bhavan “full team”. ted in Usmanpur.12. The big cat had prob.K. or dismissed. Akhilesh Yadav in the list. ture it. location and coax it toward a young leopard with a dart Shukla said it wasn’t the first After Governor Kalyan Banshidhar Bajia. Ms. mendations had not been im. Delhi Traffic Police have phones and music advised motorists to rely to stay alert No changing lanes on their other senses in In addition. Raje told sworn in as the new ach so we used bait to cap. he of office and secrecy to new and Sushil Katara were After setting up cameras would have an empty stom. probably due to an jwadi Party’s third list of can.



said Director. ILLUSTRATION: market in the CIS and will per cent increase in oper- In his letter to Chief ations would reach his door. working overtime with the manufacturers. this peak season have not Minister K. power Of the 13 persons of five Hindu that the PDP support. connecting it trial in the Bengaluru serial cautionary measure. 2016 Naidu puts off UAE Bid by Maudany supporters foiled visit due to ‘Vardah’ Death toll rises to 11 in Hyderabad building collapse PDP activists wanted to march to Bengaluru from Kerala to seek the release of their leader SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Andhra Pradesh and will cross the coast between On. roads and buildings. is likely over coastal Andhra derabad had witnessed this town. Ef. Sources said the support. By Saturday morning. seats. Bandipur Tiger Reserve. hopeful of bringing operators to bring and the lack of publicity Corruption Bureau (VACB) included charges of giving vestigation Agency has taken chartered tourists from tourists from Ukraine and support from the gov- Jacob Thomas has informed tax reprieves to large-scale over the probe into the Ukraine during the tourism ernment resulted in the the Kerala government that poultry farmers. as ‘Vardah’ Strong surface winds with a rubble till Friday midnight.M. including a senior leader of Tourism U. and other destinations. their entry. who are “perceived a problem” ever In his letter. ocratic Party leader Abdul maintain law and order. the United Arab Emirates over south coastal A. Thomas “somehow” for his their alleged involvement in ated Rs. were plan.V. as amended. Motivating industry wreaking vengeance” on Thomas reckoned that Mr. Jose told The en to the charter operators to The move to revive the travel trade in Kovalam. Being targeted. Secretary.” Slogans raised two-day CII Partnership Officials on alert With this. Chandrababu December 12. ing interrogated. on ployed for rescue and relief of the collapsed building.m. Thomas sought “remedial cial Inspection Wing (FIW) the Popular Front of India Hindu on Thursday. Finance. Vardah ments to be prepared for any ent rooms on the ground sion as their move could res. Gundlupet is one of the Court’s direction to the State Section 144 in the Gundlupet added. march to the Vidhana 710 km east-southeast of Force teams have been de. the prosecution was march was only a token pro. official position”. The police eration of chartered flights. paigns in target countries ations. ing. year. Naidu has alerted the long rescue operations and Stranded in Muthanga at the Moolaholle bridge. C. makers of murder of RSS worker R. time. they leader who. Kerala border. 3. Abraham SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT two tour operators coming from two charter time ago. Rs. for The government has alloc. The losses THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Director had served under Mr. Tourism. ala. The PDP supporters. him [Maudany] from obtain.” much-needed enthusiasm to dated December 8. Abraham had Director. erators based in Kerala to the operators for unfilled tination in the key source Tourism officials said a 30 him. winding up of the oper- the Finance Department was cosmetics. of terror modules. el operators to woo Chinese He said Mr. Thomas offences under the Unlawful Working Group on Tourism. ing regular bail. with Sultan Bathery in Ker. with the death toll supporters of Peoples Dem. Maudany. crime was a terrorist act. 20 per cent. ing the course of investiga. Poonthura Siraj. flocking to Sri Lanka and the since the VACB registered accuses Mr.M. augurated the march at and Kuwait. Cyclone intensifies utilities and other depart.30 p. Activities (Prevention) Act. floor. (With inputs from weaken gradually while General of Police N. tion. Bengaluru unit. The formalities will be com. SREEJITH R KUMAR pave way for chartered ations would infuse the Secretary S. Force teams and police ning to march to Bengaluru chairman of the PDP.P. book charter seats in regular segments. with two of his aides. families living in five differ- ers had been denied permis. Abraham rested five persons. Mr. mer. Mani. bring chartered flights from Kerala sector. They BENGALURU: The National In. The stretch passes the PDP. that he had put off his trip to heavy rainfall is expected Having retrieved six Nasser Maudany from enter. offering viability gap more appealing. Mr. Jose said. fresh the brand and make it The efforts of leading trav- Abraham. forts are on to bring tourists initiatives chalked out to re. Mr.K. Mr. building at Nanakramguda men have been deployed on Kozhikode-Mysuru National to Dubai to monitor the sakhapatnam on Saturday. and battery Rudresh to ascertain the role “We have received expres. Satyanarayana Singh.” organisation would take out a storm. K. It is likely to operations. an end.” he had been deployed to foil counsel for Mr. the top brass of the revenue. has received 2014. exciting. said despite the Supreme trict administration clamped Soudha in Bengaluru. Police sources said owner said. “The marketing campaign ital was operated in April succeeded. was be- stranded at Muthanga on the with NH 212. bring tourists from Ukraine. MLA. they Nellore around 5. nearly 36-hour- As the march was blocked Summit–2017. “illegal confinement. two men and three problem. It lay centred about tional Disaster Response the tragedy. the NIA said dur. according to a the newly-constructed posse of about 600 police. administrative actions as the the conspiracy. Pradesh. Saseendran. Sambas. movement of cyclone Light to moderate rainfall the deadliest tragedy Hy- der. from January 27. Usman. Abraham feared the investig. other side of the Karnataka. along ers of Mr. to seek the release of their presided. enlivening tourism season Kerala Vigilance chief murder case S. as the Secretary. Mani forward. couples — lost their lives in a strong posse of policemen trict Armed Police reserve Meanwhile. P. Of the amount. Hence. The last chartered flight Maldives. claims NIA takes over RSS worker From Kiev to Kerala. from Ukraine before sum. 2016. Fisher.8| SOUTH NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. flights next season. Saturday on a four-day visit to venture into the sea. The Chamarajanagar dis.5 crore for the op. chaired by the Principal As it will not be possible to flights operating in the Kiev.” Director of strict the guarantee to be giv. was in to Dubai for promoting the recovered five more bodies. Saturday. two days ago turned out to be the Karnataka-Kerala bor. step. Maudany had been entry points to Karnataka government to expedite the police station limits as a pre. from Russia to the State cap. In an official release on two experienced charter op. Kerala side of the border to He tweeted on Saturday Isolated heavy to very rising to 11 on Saturday. in.M. said Thakarappadi in the morn. Chartered flights from the United King- SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The cases related to the THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With expression of interest dom stopped long period when Mr. to Kerala during cases against former Finance use of power and misuse of 1967. the Bengaluru police ar. 2 crore Ukraine at short notice. ANIL RADHAKRISHNAN Govt. season. to foil the attempts of nel were deployed on the pact on the State. are investigating the case for It has been approved by the funding (VGF) for the first Jose said the aim would be to and desirable to all chartered tourists. working Andhra Pradesh. 11 — including two ult in a law and order About 8 platoons of the through Moolehole in the “dragging the case to stop test. Abraham of “ab. is meant for marketing cam. had “unleashed” the Finan. Kalpetta) moving towards south iva Rao. manding justice for Mr. ‘Vardah’ and its possible im. Maudany. they said. scheduled to Mr. blast cases in 2008 involving PDP leaders said the Meanwhile. Mr. DECEMBER 11. Ports Department. Kuldeep Kumar Jain told The the release of its leader Abdul Nasser Maudany from jail on Saturday. as Finance Secretary. demanding protesters raised slogans de. Maudany. Mr. moved further west-north contingency. lice closed the busy Naidu has cancelled his visit weather bulletin from Vi. to release Mr. was scheduled to leave on men have been advised not continued to toil. Highway 212 at Moolaholle. moved menacingly towards speed reaching 45 kmph to National Disaster Response to be in hundreds. Vijayanand. If the authorities failed westwards and intensified As many as 300 Police children. close to the Gundlupet Close to 250 police person. the be held at Visakhapatnam officials. The department will re. pleted soon. to handle the situation. bodies from the piles of ing Karnataka. Minister N. cent guarantee to be given to will help popularise the des. sion of interest (EoI) from and the remaining for 30 per “malicious objective of A VACB official said Mr. (PFI). “We have deployed KSRP and nearly 10 to 15 Dis. chartered flights is one of the the first stopover in the State. CM ND-ND YK . action” against Principal under him to “frame” Mr. Saturday. Naidu 50 kmph are likely. the into a very severe cyclonic Seva Dal members and Na. Kerala Tourism is caused by the operation of the Vigilance and Anti. SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Vehicular traffic was VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM: gole and Chennai around the rerouted at Sulthan Bathery Andhra Pradesh Chief afternoon or evening of HYDERABAD: The collapse of MYSURU/BENGALURU: A strong since morning after the po. He has instructed debris removal work came to Chamarajanagar SP ‘TOKEN PROTEST’: A march taken out by the Peoples Democratic Party to Bengaluru.

No do not have the number convenient and hassle-free who do not receive an number to such and dozens were injured in ber Brinda Karat told The “In the evening. dren struggling for basic regret that the world had not participated. der the National Security people from Kerala in Bho.. murders were recorded in most half compared to the inaugurated by President our Children’. (UNODC). At 5. moderated the final 2015. “The use at www. lowed by ‘property dispute’ The President said it was Princess Laurentien of Peace Laureate (2011) in the eighties — we are back than one murder per lakh in under-reporting murder curity men were killed in ter. Absolute numbers. Further.” This number the communal riots in mid Hindu that Mr.30 Mr. are should apply for it and manner.2). Meerut. says worker rescued by Bachpan steadily declining over the ing it for various factors.691 civilians and se. incidents were between bel Prize for Peace and basic needs. Only selection to institutes such ascertaining identities of for enrolment. he was told by the po. past two decades. people other Chief Minister”. of curable diseases. ded the meeting. Candidates issue a registration Three people were killed Party Polit Bureau mem. the fig. leave. Further. reveals that the murder rate ganised by Kailash Satyarthi In a session titled ‘Let us A discussion on ‘Child- ject which has collected er. a public facilitation centres (listed available at the facilitation Bijnore.’ moderated worldwide data on social. representatives of organisa. South Asia Terrorism Portal murder was ‘Personal ven. a felicitation organised by MP and Mr.8 per cent of moves and new partnerships that affected them and “we Australian Prime Minister ing between three to four and Mumbai happen to be the closer to reality as there is likely to be an underestimate the total murder cases fol. Vijayan was from Kerala in Bhopal in. Among Pranab Mukherjee. Save the Children- indicators — and The Hindu.000. the major motive of are denied education and die Charlene of Monaco opined session on ‘Creating Better 2.0 per disappointing to see chil.000 and 38.3 in 2013. advised by the police not to vited him to an auditorium outrageous. population. In the decade before. ecutive. Kailash Satyarthi. Uttar Pradesh gov. They NEW DELHI: Candidates must the step to prevent in centres. terms of murder rate) to 2.The NCRB data from 1952-2015. “It is outrageous that for the JEE (Mains) notification said. A comparison with have not changed much.7 in 1952 to the highest rate average in child slavery titled ‘Circles for Freedom: years (from 1952 to 2015) from murder rate has fallen from year—40. Kochi murders are understood to be from news reports and is accounting for 14. are still high — 32. murders in 2015 comparable data was avail. in his of the world’s problems had The Chairman of Kasturi declined from 4. Those who have not can enter their 28-digit should be entered by the September when a com. Imtiyaz Ali. urday. which means 88 people world average (6. all having a rate of less little incentive and possibility — 34.3 in 1995 to 3. child labour. Rashtrapati Bhavan for a The summit broke into 20 The murder rate (murders Hindu findings. As per data from In 2015. dren. alone were almost similar in able. 32. come next. safer. Aadhaar number in time applicants. Aadhaar enrolment centre enrolment slip while filling STAFF REPORTER Mr. struggling for their reserved for 16-year-old eau (NCRB) show that the dian murder rate higher than 1996-2005. after adjust. were killed every day. As per world leaders gathered at President at summit Bachao Andolan. tion.5) was al. followed. murders are is less likely to pass un- to 2016.nic. Lud. NATION |9 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. Princess Ram. Those who examination centres in a free of cost. CM ND-ND YK .” need to give them a voice”. said: “Bil. Karat Aadhaar number to apply examination. roborates the Clio.6 in having a murder rate of 11. a former child murder rate in India has been that of the NCRB. Faridabad and Agra like other crimes. cases. to see children The loudest applause was National Crime Records Bur.” The last date for enrolled for Aadhaar Aadhaar enrolment ID applicants in the JEE munal clash led to riots in attend the event as the RSS to felicitate him. SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT is January 2. Peda village in Bijnore. Lend Voices to our Chil- the NCRB were compiled by 4.jeemain. can solve these problems. But un. the applicants ernment has booked the police permission to attend formed the government of the MP government is being examination. bold participate in discussions Children’ in which former nineties — with the rate stay. data from UNODC The two-day summit or.758 cases). Bhopal. STAFF REPORTER been able to tackle the issues to read might make you feel data from the United Nations tween 2006 and 2015. be enslaved. The broader 1992 saw the maximum num. Karat a person the RSS approves as Indian Institutes of the applicants at the adding that this facility is The facilitation centre will Act. told The Hindu from of can come here to take Technology.540 cases (11. made to starve. NEW DELHI: The CPI (M) has Bhopal to attend a meeting RSS demonstration. number to terrorism-related rank means higher murder lions of children continue to who should come together in-Chief of The Hindu.3 — Crimes for which FIRs are not fatalities in India over the last rate). was purportedly holding a p. the Among mega cities. This is shocking and submit the details. The your security. Kolkata. part in a programme. After a steady rise from four times that of the national registered are not accounted two decades. cor. N. she added. bers are based on FIRs alone. Chief Ex- economic.6 in 1992. controlled by the RSS. pal on Saturday. Vijayan did not attend applying online for the JEE should apply for it at “an printed on the Aadhaar application form.” Ms. for of Aadhaar will help in each city of examination should submit a request two of the riot accused un. for Aadhaar enrolment. and other forms of exploita. arayi Vijayan being denied Kerala government had in. 2017. the NCRB num. Ms.” says the notice. Nobel Lama (Nobel Peace Laur. Julia Gillard and Nobel murders per lakh population safest.000 and NEW DELHI: Nobel laureates. 2017. and being caught in round table conferences per lakh population) for 64 trend remains the same — the ber of deaths in one calendar Leaders for Children’ on Sat. India ranked 133 (higher opening remarks. Only a that children had a right to Lives: Healthy and Educated witnessed in the early hiana.uidai.000. Women’s Association. Vijayan had come to lice not to go as there was an The Centre has taken (list available at the JEE form online. 35. Official data from the Office on Drugs and Crime ure was between 32. the Dalai by Kevin Watkins. for in the official data. to solve them. common resolve. Patna However. data for — which compiles figures detta or enmity’ (4.127 for India in 2012 (3. Vijayan atten.. which pegs the In. howev. The Netherlands expressed Tawakkol Karman to low figures. it says. DECEMBER 11. Children’s Foundation was Globalise Compassion for hood Freedom. summit titled ‘Laureates and needs. been created by the humans and Sons and former Editor- peak year of violence (in turns out to be the least safe. with 3.’ the Clio Infra Project — a pro. It is disappointing children faced.105. 209 countries for which Peace Prize winner for 2014 eate.K.m. 2016 Murder rate on the decline in India Laureates and leaders unite SAMARTH BANSAL with other crimes. 1989) said the majority U. The incidents of murder to give children a voice NEW DELHI: What you are about noticed. “In case the Aadhaar MEERUT: Three months after a taken strong objection to of the All India Democratic said we cannot guarantee mandatorily have an impersonation in the The CBSE has set up enrolment facility is not communal riot broke out in Kerala Chief Minister Pin. Data show that the rate has In fact. as compared ror attacks in India from 1994 cent). said. NSA slapped on Kerala CM denied police permission two Bijnore riot to attend function in Bhopal Aadhaar is a must for JEE applicants accused SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT demonstration. and institutional 2015. Be. as he was about to the felicitation. recorded murder tions that have won the No.

cent was correct. “No bank allowed sex workers to open them to be particular about use of con- smoking. I also like to be providing condoms but also addressing across West Bengal and caters to many Sonagachi. of Pennsylvania. Its turnover workers. in 1992. have been informed about risks of unpro. The study used a representative with whom they engage regularly and they “We regularly hold group discussions come up with a bank. The hard work has borne fruit.100 functional magnetic resonance imaging New England Journal of recent year with global (fMRI) brain scans of patients with clinical SAMARTH BANSAL diagnosis. and about 13 per cent have the from a targeted neuro-stimulation therapy called viders without any formal medical training.3 per cent of the per patient interaction in the public Irrespective of the sector. “We met the then affairs. increasing the risk of contracting AIDS. older African American women and 5. Because these objects move at high speeds and child. examples of work by organisations and smoking is the biggest risk factor. then tomers has added another dimension to PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Pulmonary Disease mitted Diseases (STD). Patient cost vate providers. “patients in our setting have few KRAS. and it not considered cured. a 27-year-old CSW with a 10-year asked sex workers to not solicit anyone members in 1997. When under the Societies Act. 80. with him without protection. “The bank provides financial ability to metastasise or spread. which had 20. was published expected in the United categorised into four unique States this year. tional AIDS Control Organization Cancer is most deadly when it has begun to spread Peer educator model as successful treatment is much more difficult. Data themselves. which consists of man-made objects. — Eurekalert treatment that scientists Still. the customers would go to those who did Crossing the money hurdle the work of DMSC. But other studies have understand how the process occurs and develop without protection. — Eurekalert HEALTH-CARE AUDIT PERSPECTIVE As meal. DECEMBER 11. public and private health facilities in in their private practices. fewer than 10 per Grady cent of patients survive new research from Weill Cornell Medicine. doctors are often reported to be effective in others. after treatment recent study by the University of Copenhagen’s with cells from her own immune system. June said. that pharmaceutical industry 12 per cent fewer calories in their next meal than if mutation has been has spent billions trying they had eaten a meat-based meal. says the work published in the journal Nature. The results suggest that the quality disease. condoms despite a love affair. sex workers do not solicit a client who 1999. According to es. These are the findings of an audit pronounce a correct diagnosis. which indicated a higher effort. private counterparts com.” says Santanu Chaterjee. consumption to help with weight loss or prevent the researchers are reporting. The study also mutation that scientists KRAS. using an unusual approach. In the private sector. of colorectal cancers have KRAS mutations. — New York it has a chance to crash to the planet’s surface. Ryan’s around earth.” says the ‘I have been informed about asking for sex without condoms. For whether a treatment will made — at least. Kolkata’s red-light area. DMSC. making India. but it is still make-up that allowed the Ryan has. However. she can collide with incoming space vehicles.708 African American men.000 members took a loan. an engineer. here. there were 1. This unique CD36 activity and an all-time low. “In 2015.000 counsellor who works with the DMSC. It was registered workers. But keeping the with the Department of Epidemiology.. Exercise and Sports. This would put Dr. reports a study published by University of Among the counsellors at Sonagachi. for health workers who says. if there was a need to go to the immune system to fight million cases and 694. We emphasise community monitoring. babus and using them to counselother cus- Obstructive for the results of tests for Sexually Trans. is three different conditions: unstable found that the “same doctors spent care centres. a space capsule that (SP) or highly trained “fake patients”. prevention by extending help to target who had never smoked.2 per cent. but cancer-fighting immune and aluminium. nearly Cancer protein specific clients commonly referred to as 7. These results may not generalise be- Ryan. Steven A. Jyotsna Singh is a New Delhi-based freelance was published online this week in the International counsel them and encourage the use of a sex worker is caught by her colleagues people without moral character could not journalist. Further.000 deaths.000 cases of Patients with National Cancer depression can be pancreatic cancer are Institute. Involving immune to Chronic work experience as she nervously waited without use of condoms. out of which 48 found ‘babus’ with whom they have an emotional per cent was for children’s education. first to successfully target “Every single pancreatic which patties.” he Scientists have connect.000 members. depression and of healthy controls. — Eurekalert (DMSC) which has been work. PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT age-related loss of muscle mass. per. It included 8. DMSC took shape in cards.000 cases of diagnosed with clinical depression each year. Through a model of “peer educators” their money safe. asthma. boasts of 60.317 white women. found in the cell As thing stand. the findings indicate. statistics available.’ new ways to stop it. Plus. they are not vulnerable to customers metastasis-initiating cells from other tumour cells. said in give up and was finally let The Kounotori uses a kind of “electrodynamic rural Madhya Pradesh to collect data their public practices”. they consumed decades. provide legitimacy to unqualified pri. with more than one woman. researchers identified killed about 330. Usha has played an important role in re- which has the ducing HIV infection among sex workers PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT The babu culture of the State. cussing only treatment but also helping sample of 129. It is no more about dis- have never smoked. colon cancer and 39. “exerted significantly having received some training. the most 1. Numerous modern patients with colon or dietary recommendations encourage high protein pancreatic cancer.000 qualifications. Their aim is to increase a cli- particularly women. He was not in. to enter the clinical trial. These biomarkers may help doctors to better diagnose depression subtypes and determine which patients would most likely benefit L ack of access to public health care is not the only reason why quacks — informal private health-care pro- centage points more).S.” — PHOTO: AFP mediate cash from customers is now negli- dependence on fatty acids distinguishes positive cases being reported in 2014. though about 95. have tried to attack for adding that the rich meal based on beans and peas.” successful targeting of a that the immune system Eventually the detritus will enter the earth’s completed around 15. part of the study. case is “one in a million.9 per cent of never-smoking older white men. DEMYSTIFYING SCIENCE Economic Review (December 2016). The Na- commercial sex workers (CSW) risks of unprotected sex by didi. These limitations should had the potential to help twice denied her request usually the residue of inactive space vehicles. demonstrated that when participants ate a protein.4 conducted in rural Madhya Pradesh. 50. few good options A striking recovery beans and peas are more satiating than In four major findings. to infection and are major carriers. However. these love affairs are known as the ‘babu pressure on the others too to earn money. brain. magnetic fields to create electrical impulses in the rural India. while public providers timates by the study’s authors. private health-care providers ‘exerted a significantly higher effort than public providers’ T he remarkable recovery of a woman with advanced colon pork and veal-based PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT meals according to a cancer. gage with their lovers without protection. An experiment on one The new discovery Last Friday. burning up harmlessly long before checklist which comprised questions sector is around Rs. sex workers. The study be missing from the primary health. but — without Ms. patient cannot determine might not have been Kounotori (“White Stork”). Rosenberg. advice. more money for no condoms.” Dr. He worked tween 2 per cent and 35 per cent. the higher cost The patient. from the University said. and 37. show that 26 per cent of public pro. 200 customers visit these kiosks. and educate sex workers about HIV and Usha Multipurpose Co-operative Soci. “Babus are vulnerable (COPD). The fig- two decades. In a study five years. with just over 2 per cent woman.” he says. She is In the United States. It was a struggle for them to keep As the HIV/AIDS Bill is discussed 2.” says the NACO counsellor. down from 10 per cent in 2005.000 deaths from the equally often. and were also policy debate focusses on increasing “It has huge saying her tumours were implications. doctors who serve in public facilities ability and inadequate incentives. CD36. not large enough. Seven per cent of never. in the cases of rectal cancer are is by some estimates the leading cause of disability higher effort than public providers” most common form being an assistant case of angina — one of the three con- in many developed countries. Health in Kolkata and realised that HIV says Tapasi Kole. writing on health policies. Every day. upon.674 African However. accounts due to lack of proper identity doms. and groups such as the acquaintances of sex American women. the quacks as per norms of the Medical quite crucial as primary care serves as treatment to work. (NACO) annual report 2015-16 claims that out by the Durbar Mahila At the heart of this success story is Dr. were a key element. It is expected to slow the speed training — spent 1.4 per. sex is solicited for a price. he said. angina. located at positions of entry to Non-smokers. RED FLAG: “Most commercial sex workers have a particular client with whom they backing to its members in the form of sav- membranes of tumour cells. gible. sidered that sex workers did not have any rently facing a policy glitch it moral character. bansal@thehindu. The research involves tether” forged from thin wires of stainless steel on various metrics.240 — billed not to says. Orbital symptoms like “normal patients” for form better in the latter. or TILs. convincing commercial sex workers to insist on consistent condom usage is turning out to be a nightmare O ne of India’s most successful register an organisation as it was con- HIV interventions is cur. most of these babus have sex other STDs. Four major find. from a team led by replicated and built of depression Dr. private providers — 70 per Fourth. database programmer and the mother of five. too. June said the blood cells that swarm of space junk and pull it into a lower and lower patients when compared to public pro. What is the Kounotori Experiment? 43 per cent gave a diagnosis of which of the public system of health-care treatment. cent of white older women have COPD.000 biomarkers in depression by analysing more than on Wednesday in The people in 2012. where elder HIV-positive women counsel to lose money due to stealing. both were equally likely to it is difficult for patients to know by form of immunotherapy. then it ure for brothels in Kolkata are on the lower Non-smokers gains is proving to be uphill.000 and published in the American viders gave a diagnosis. instance. them vulnerable to customers who paid such as DMSC show that the community approximately one-quarter of Americans with COPD Most sex workers have a particular client cussions and community monitoring.836 white men and of them at risk of contracting AIDS.” chief of surgery at the About 53. have stronger incentives for exerting research was the first around tumours. 43 Her treatment was the young men were served three different meals in gene are so common. consisting of either beans/peas or a common cancer cancer patient has veal/pork.5 per cent was correct. “I India Institute of Hygiene and Public puts pressure on her not to do this again. initiated a rad- I like to be with him dia is 2. 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This it not to the food they eat and the cul. it “will not interfere in the Nadar’s California. 2016 WEEKEND READING INTERVIEW SHELF HELP ‘More liberal than all other Asian Americans’ G Spotlight on Devesh Kapur and Sanjoy Chakravorty discuss their new book on Indian Americans — the community’s identity. over-represented. pected to see the usual soft- up a copy of a book I know Mishra was at that point a spoken lot he did at such occa- Fali S. make up are not a Christian. cal parties in Indian are com. So that is A distinct minority only more strongly to politics in In. India has gifted the other work in English has possibly India. lection of articles in Cairo’s to read and hadn’t. Jeyaraman describes the responses with written in.” he as he explains in the introduc. the shelves of new releases on calibrate his recom. Indian Americans were U.S. he replied: “No English. writes. What does the book say about interest has risen on the various ican population. the political and so. 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Nariman is a constitutional jurist and senior advocate to the Supreme Court.thehindu. ed. izenship for illegal immig. “an anthology of per. “I understand the purpose of life. read for those be taken literally. The extent of the brain drain Chief Minister those in America are richest in people they associate with and self through the eyes of others. Islamist terrorism and decided youngsters begin to become find a peculiar link between a why he didn’t seek the top post trope in American popular ers now. A former bookseller. share in America.” shop… day before yesterday. is of the quality that is pro. So. is Professor of en that India is a hetero. Talking of context. politics following Jayalalithaa’s over three million. have done so. Congress leaders in Delhi to back C. but nonetheless That list pretty much sums count. coming up to Al Aswany. from India. and younger. and Chakra. are heavily Democrat-ori. 95. that the U. Do you think the What is the kind of support for high-quality human capital.” (including. But your identity is some reasonable statements Indian American community’s the BJP in Andhra Pradesh? Yet. assim. households. Because they are ar. Last week I among the “allowable leisure” Buzbee’s thoughtful book special place where readers go in the Age of Progress’) is reviewer for the Washington protests would grip the city.000 Indians with PhDs in story. if not areas of higher education. an ideological that sadly shut down recently. as long as cial attitudes. I’ll stand there and read. readers to tablets. If you take the is a necessary that population.S. to make up our minds. day-to-day basis. lecting life. It’s lectual coming-of-age ac. each equipped with a conversation between a reading them in particular our ideas and imagination. an instructive read for other retail outlets that Lewis bookstores were in crisis. majority of Indians might was the highest among Indian What is the Indian Americans’ spora. It is a what had happened.S. ensures that instead of understanding why she became an call themselves South Asians.” A and a Professor of Literature the world. all the rules and regu- by the DMK are key to thing that they rarely do is to you think you are. books on the that sneaks up on me unan. we are talking hitting the stores. a young man sions. over-represented relative to ity or were already Christians. the lowest rate of divorce. shops towards books I have al.S. the anti-Mubarak of judicial discretion. RAMAKRISHNAN VARGHESE GEORGE There is no way you can stand individual with support for an for governor in a southern ideology. 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The that your children get better exerted his weight on the Centre — Why is the book titled the and Punjabi speakers were the think about their identity.” Kamaraj was considered a cerpts from an interview: heterogeneous. it is may have been swayed by it. The special place and allure of a inhibiting the discovery of of the rest of the world. half a century worth of put together such a detailed picture Identity is contextual. What it does is. quivocally no. Of course. He quickly rose could be in their host country. the most resonant object of Shafak and Iain Sinclair. confuse the support for an able on www. Five out of six are less further advantage that your Bahadur Shastri and Indira Gandhi speakers are the largest themselves as Hindus against than 25 years old. Taken to. considerable about 1 per cent of the Amer. Punjabis in gious identity from around population now also has one porters of Hindutva.

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Mr. which submit. Sushobha Barve. 2016 FROM PAGE ONE I am not allowed to CBI custody for S. Shian president and senior tems in addition to their at. Mr. on another find. commercial deal to result but earthquake and tsunami- the party about who the and we will take a decision. but a deal signed to send out a series of (UNCLOS). ley and the party treasurer.” said MoES told The Hindu that CHENNAI: Chief Minister O. and based on Te- Tyagi. produced in a Delhi court on Saturday. He is neither a Air Chief Marshal Arup believe in the rule of law . also sensors lodged on the ocean boundaries of coun- India has put in place its own ocean floor that will measure tries. had always vehemently Despite repeated efforts to Earlier. China. headed by prin. Ambassador to Germany quired to unearth the larger ment while purchasing agri. admitting lack of Samata Party leader Jaya Jait- Saturday. decided to con. proposal to bring parity vitee in the meetings. pany run by his family. by the United Nations Con- ficial in the Ministry of Earth The system is also de. Mufti had moved a ate-General as a special in. Former Chennai Mayor namma. former Union minister Yash- SRINAGAR: Differences within proposal to bring the panel. after its visit in October.S. DECEMBER 11. Tyagi had made cash pay. who took over a & Co Ltd. when Deputy CM over the implementation of a constitutional one.000. have concluded that the Rus- Cabinet meeting in Jammu posts. We “It is very unfortunate that Chief S. two leg- islations were aimed at giv- Tyagi arrest dents our reputation: Raha denied the allegations.” he said. named people Tyagi and lawyer Gautam their officials approached his In both cases. “After Amma.P. (DRDO) officials and other escape through back chan. arrested in the AgustaWest. “Trishul project (naval ver- number of sick and ailing director. — Nirmal Singh insisted that the GST Act in Kashmir. journalist Bharat Bhushan and promote Donald Trump.Ve.P. Intelligence agencies Mufti left in the middle of a officers to reach higher plementation is linked to a Mr. helka tapes. Admiral (Retd) S. Duraisamy said Ms tions of the party. Another official in the her leadership.. says and for incidents of ma. He was in the city to will continue to serve the na. lic. among the KPS and Indian As opposed to State Fin. will result in that all countries must abide Chief Minister MGR’s Parliament complex. ure report in the trial court. Sasikala before about the leadership at the later.. almost 15 years meant for operational re- blamed him for a fire mis. limited data on the historical South China sea and so it can was signed last year but it Cabinet meeting at the Sec. The PM nisia and Britain were yet to chief of the Indian Air Force. pointed the Air Chief. — PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT the Republican National documents to WikiLeaks.” lying point when the party gave everyone a patient hear. cused following the receipt change the Air Force’s con. who met her and party. Tyagi himself rebutted this Mr. procurement of 12 heli. submitting that he aWestland meet the eligi. sharing the Barak system “If India wants to pro. arrested by the Enforcement picion that he is an active “technology demonstrator” government turned sour statement issued by Ruia attend an event at the Gun tion to its best ability. demonetisation adding that nobody who I am of the considered opin. asking atory from Sweden. said that all nations erting territorial rights over on Saturday. intelligence National Committee’s the Peoples Democratic parity among the KPS cipal secretary.” the Arup Raha Directorate (ED) for routing middleman in arms deals. Law Minister C. Saturday’s developments that stops senior members of decades. ADMK and there is nothing with Amma for over three make known her decision to warns concerned authorities vise our warnings. presently Kashmir include Hillary Clinton’s chances fore the election. The Cabinet decided to Sea countries such as Viet- Convention on the challenged by Vietnam.” Mr. the CBI paid to middlemen in the Over several years. The New York Times News any cadre review of the high-power committee has BJP believes the sub-com. A staff project is after some State Ministers Group spokesperson and Shell Factory.” such an episode has taken his cousin Sanjeev Tyagi and for alleged involvement in 2014. Mr. Ponnaiyan briefing media However. districts in north. and he visited their two retired chiefs had been The FIR alleged a criminal Saurabh remanded Mr.S. and demanded pines use the tsunami early pines.” the Magistrate said lodging of the FIR in 2013. met Hassan Almosvi Alsafvi in nisations. the CBI such as the then Defence Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets women at the Khaitan in police custody till house with summons. Addressing the court. and every penny invested in it was accounted for. chinery thefts from the the statement added. and the ruling Trin. senior workers.” he said. chief.DRDO classifications. — PHOTO: PTI “Keeping in view the seri. deal case. apart from They based that conclu. UDHAV NAIG expressed solidarity with portant member of the AI. quake in the Indian Ocean INCOIS. PEACE TALKS: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha. stances had arisen warrant.M. We party leaders and cadres entists at the Indian National India isn’t expecting a ed. about illegal commissions RTI battle West Bengal CID conspiracy to find out the bribe amount paid through foreign banking channels culture land which required to be investigated. party members that day. south and Home Ministry on the four. they have say. NEW DELHI: As part of a soft. new evidence against the ac. say- would end corruption and hoarded black money ion that their interrogation is ing their police remand for understand that Tyagi was ing the indigenous Trishul empower the poor while would be spared by his gov. ing the State government STAFF REPORTER place and it dents our repu. which is They plan to hold a second Srinagar on Saturday. stall his applications.P. was Chinnamma. Chinnamma is everything to occurrence of tsunamis. at least Kumar was the Navy chief. charge. Tyagi as “unfortunate”. isation) and urged the peo. he said. agency was in possession of with the other accused in past. sending the next party chief. as do party functionaries. the kick backs from the deal.” Rallying point nisation and only Chin. Admi- though his involvement in ral Kumar fought up to the various businesses in the de. Service Kashmir Police Service been set up to ensure that the mittee’s mandate is only to central Kashmir. ance Minister Haseeb Reconciliation head cials said. Law of the Sea Malaysia and the Philip- crore. replies to those sent to Tu. alike. the ists. Modi told the and mobile-based banking the CBI submitted that the entered into a conspiracy arrest. She should lead the Centre for Ocean Informa. want Sinha arrived in Srin. its existing name Bharat Ratna Dr. can keep come the general secretary uses mathematical mod. Ruia does not of former Air Chief Marshal nalists at the Kolkata airport. CBI claim was wrong. only a few hours was going through a crisis. a hasn’t been settled yet”. Police Services cadres. Bharat Ratna.” said Mr. AI. tertight case and enough The CBI also added the Minister. his cousin Sanjeev them but this time round scandals in the past. forts. nouncement of demonet. despite placed by the rackets. with broader government ef. party and we are keenly wait. 2005 and consented to dragged retired chiefs into The CBI case went on to others who have stashed Modi addressed BJP parlia. Divide in Kashmir ruling Sinha team in Valley for talks Russia acted to aid Trump. has figured in the CBI’s “un. and round of talks with separat. which governs OPS visits Sasikala ahead of Cabinet meet is unlikely yet. will contest the charges. tract. “This could help countries in the Indian lowed by almost all senior Asked specifically if Ms. is tasked with talks.K. such scandals.” Mr. arrested the three accused former military agency. looking to have South China territorial claims have been former Chief Minister Jay. Crown Corporation. India already provides out a strong message within ADMK is like a banyan tree need to strengthen the orga. whatever information they DISRUPT ELECTION | PAGE 14 CM ND-ND YK . ended up closing the cases Minister George Fernandes. According to the CBI. alone could be a ral. intelligence says coalition over police reforms PEERZADA ASHIQ SRINAGAR: Senior Bharatiya DAVID E. Suresh Nanda. is no need to speculate about ing it clear that their choice party predicted that its fu.R. but did not release J HACKERS WANTED TO after the consent of the Cen. However. acceptable to all sec. 15 recommend her name for the nam. month-long Kashmir unrest Hurriyat leader Aga Syed tacks on Democratic orga- (KPS) should be taken “only special status of the State is address the tax rebates given The team.” copters was paid as bribes. but he had failed to appear. — was ready gress. evidence for this. to the local industry. nor a shareholder Raha said here on Saturday Whatever is the final verdict. he said: “She is an im. Counsel alleged that Mr.” a tation. The Australia and Japan. accused opposed the CBI evidence. Sinha. China too is a signatory B. that were leaked to the pub- Chief Minister Mehbooba ing the way for local police Drabu’s stand that GST im. Tyagi allegedly circles over the and close the cases Kargil con- to end. the CBI admitted technology demonstrator is premises in early October dragged into the case. After the rally. chaired by Chief MGR and Puratchi Thalaivi versial region with China ex- Minister O. whenever the CBI out. Shan. MGR system to SCS countries CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Memorial would be renamed JACOB KOSHY India so far has only South China sea is a contro- Cabinet. on Friday. Earlier this year. seek her blessings in Counsel further submitted 4. Tyagi along with eau of Investigation (CBI) rescinded the contract in in Supreme Court that it had a mere lab experiment. the chief of the system which terrorism and those in. ture would be doomed. that the custodial interroga. Democratic Party systems vices Tax (GST) Act. in India’s oceanic India so far has only said on the precincts of former of Jayalalithaa be installed in by India. 3700 crore Augusta fence sector were well mission and forced the cutta High Court seeking managerial control over tation as a professional Westland VVIP helicopter known. no evidence to prosecute Ad. counsel for Mr. And Court rejected the appeal. They must name of Admiral Kumar. former escapable operational ne. “You must have facilities for their trans. Tyagi and two other ac. graded warnings to warn of. 1987. days (from the day of an. latter stages of the pres.Israel when Admiral Sushil investigation”.ral Kumar filed repeated RTI dian Navy. Due to the differences “much larger issue. in part. senior leaders swore “When Amma was in hos. He is not that the development “does we will go by that. “I hope the CBI has a wa. “Since she has been buried that a life-size bronze statue warning-system developed quake. after the German firm digenous equipment was nels as well so they could Gandhinagar. and proved that the Navy during the 1971 war. with Hurriyat leader Aga Syed Hassan ing that the Russians hacked sians gave the Democrats’ on Friday. who had a clear idea the party together. Duraisamy.” said a The investigating was to be re- volved in fake currency hardships would end in 50 the court. of men and matters in the AI. pital. agencies have concluded computer Party-Bharatiya Janata Party velopment and monitoring urday for a second round of with “high confidence” that systems coalition government in and Indian Police department. a tsunami. of bribery the government emerged. required for a fair investiga. mak. the enemies of the mugam said.” velopment Organisation They thought they could them to visit the villages to land and Mauritus. occasion. HDW told the then Indian ready.” hasn’t moved much. metre service ceiling of sheet in court. Modi reiterated that while dictating the order in The investigating agency Air Force. legislators and of replies to the Letters Rog. it was cadre review and imple. sistent stand that the 6.Central Information Com- er. planning de. According to the Prime not escape now. SANGER Russians hacked SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT For the proposed Con. sub. HDW episode sources. Ties between the indus. Ms. when it emerged in public. Tyagi filed an FIR alleging irregu- copter bribery case. Shenoi. and the gravity of the matter. the DRDO admitted that the trialist.” he add- retariat on Saturday.500 metres. Admi- sale of submarines to the In. that Admiral Kumar nels but they didn't know less transactions. WASHINGTON: U. ousness of the allegations plea for police custody. The CM was fol. selling lands before being ap.initiating inquiries.” said Mr of the party. “There their allegiance to her. the evils of corrup. our modelling capabilities to warning system. “Rest assured the force Mr.. helping Agust. Lat- Jessop factory. “In the flict broke farmers. Saidai S. Conspiracy charge prise in military has had to backtrack when the tion and blackmoney have ple to start using e-wallets mand for 10 days. Counsel for all the three years later. talks were held with China Panneerselvam along with began with former minister the party from seeing her. be useful to them too. Ruia be ‘Arrest unfortunate’ come a day after former IAF arrested by the Central Bur. “We fail to under. approached. failed even to file a charge fence Research De- money are being caught. Panneerselvam Selvi J. It’s people in the Kashmir Valley. and the threat it poses. too has been neighbourhood. developed a technique that the effort. mitting that no new circum. Air Chief Marshal S. gleaned from the Republican once again come to the fore supposed to call the Advoc. how countries must respect Since a deadly tsunami ficials of danger. in 2001. Switzer.P. Tyagi Past CBI probes speak in LS: Modi Court says custodial interrogation is required for a fair investigation SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT against defence Counsel for the NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Saturday remanded the CBI submitted that the agency was in chiefs had failed former Air Chief Marshal the possession of JOSY JOSEPH miral Nanda. amount of the deal for the also a retired naval officer. alalithaa at a cost of Rs. Tyagi. Duty Magistrate Sujit phone. “But we (IAF) about 12 per cent of the total His son. “we’ve expanded last year to use India’s early senior colleagues once again C. ing. elling to estimate if an earth. after he and other accused were cessity. the CID had issued summons to Mr.P. — PHOTO: SUSHIL KUMAR The ceiling was reduced to Nanda had to face raids in Israeli system when the in- cameras in the back chan. In the months be- over the issues of police tre”. petitions with various au- arrests Pawan Ruia and the middlemen. not tempered with. Mr. LAW TAKING ITS COURSE: A CBI vehicle carrying S.the Trishul project. pav. tion Services (INCOIS) have “fame and leadership” from warning alerts to several leader was. besides visiting volatile Committee’s computer sys. MLAs Sasikala would take over the Sasikala.K. hold any position in Jessop S.” a resolution adopted diplomacy effort. largely documents from mentation of Goods and Ser. Raha’s comments lawyer Gautam Khaitan was Following the allegations after the HDW scandal quirements of users. because of include countries in the “A cooperation agreement presiding over the first party headquarters. especially through DRDO to part with details of anticipatory bail in but the these two ventures.Khaitan was also earlier for years now because of sus. ted a report to the Union J&K Anjuman-e-Sharie Budgam. KOLAPPAN and MPs. and filed a clos- S. had been purchasing and bility criteria for the con. she in India of any large earth. who led the thorities. The kickbacks were re- ceived through middlemen and relatives. Jayalalithaa me. said a senior of.that it was converted to amool Congress (TMC) the Jessop premises. while a hap in the Jessop factory stand how can Mr. wants Bharat Ratna India offers tsunami alert conferred on Jaya SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT mausoleum. tion of the accused was re. Ocean neighbourhood. who arrived in sion. vention on the Law of the Sea Sciences (MoES). The members of the team idential campaign to harm networks. sci. U. a com. even an occupier of any of dent” the Air Force’s repu. stated. Mr. the CBI AgustaWestland VVIP heli. Some of these struct a memorial to the by the Cabinet said. India is must abide by the UN a large part. saying the court that earlier on each has become the first sitting larities in the purchase of “their custodial interroga. the CBI or retired military chief to be Barak missile systems from tion is required for a fair summoned him for investig. Seeking their police re. seen how bank officials and actions.12 | NEWS NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. counsel added.P. “There are international waters and the struck Tamil Nadu in 2004. in a bid to reach out to Russia acted covertly in the Jammu and Kashmir has Services cadres writing a legislation draft. office and cooperated with named as accused in defence conspiracy. ation by calling him over the land bribery case. met Ms V. Satheesh Shenoi. played a role in procuring the that Modi installed also visited her mother to come. “Mr KOLKATA: Describing the arrest force. CARTOONSCAPE T. Janata Party (BJP) leader and SCOTT SHANE Mufti had moved a the Republican stitutional Amendment Bill. agar with his team on Sat. desirable contact men” list staff project in July 1983” and Bengal.

Chairperson. The body was a host of bilateral issues with serve as India’s bridge to tracted international dispute for a permanent member. the lower middle ber of instruments to move NEW DELHI: Adopting a novel money-laundering The ED searched the NEW DELHI: The NITI Aayog from digital to digi-dhan. hence it’s filing premises of Jain. 96. some identified as In. had seized Rs. which is used on fea- launder the unaccounted-for Criminal conspiracy leges. A senior official Friday night. cards. ties with Southeast Asia. — PHOTO: PTI spiracy with Jain and others raise fake bills for his clients Payment System (AEPS). Kumar. in New Delhi on Saturday. forgery and cor. Ngan involving China and several ship of the Security Council.” The comment from Ms. VENKATACHALAPATHY attempt to loot cash from the The Bangladesh Prime lateral membership plans.29 crore a cache of new currency ment has targeted a clique of when he tried to resist the Mr. ing searches in Hubballi and trenched in cricket betting. Mr. the lower designing the scheme The Chief Ministers’ panel ectorate (ED) has started tion papers of various people middle class and small busi.” it said. says Venkaiah SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Union Minister of Informa. Vietnam can been at the centre of a pro. action against those illegally FIRs with agencies legedly controlled the shell Payment Corporation of In. win prizes DEVESH K. who al. chartered accountant had scheme for weekly lucky electronic payment in their ment to roll out a more user- tion (CBI) for registration of counts and was engaged in obtained permanent account draws for all consumers and jurisdictions. tural identity and enhance the tion and Broadcasting M. ate a money laundering in. in the of State for External Affairs economic engagement with and K.7 crore name of several shell com. hawala and casino operators. but the visit aimed at energising India’s sembly of Vietnam. CHENNAI/BENGALURU: In Chennai during an abortive bid to loot India next year in the first dia’s importance as a re. Jain purportedly plementary Service Data combat corruption and black ing cashless payments. have to be registered on the Bank deputy manager identification documents. Officials recovered Rs. Ms.” said the broad objectives should cution. accounts. The police said the guard December 18. on Saturday extended Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul pointed to more people and plex. agencies. miscreants.” he said. “We have Senior Superintendent of state news agency BSS said.” an ED official said. the police officer Minister was earlier expec.7 and bullion traders who are sent for post-mortem. Efforts are of State governments. including the CBI. Rs. panies.89 crore of ATM. Officials of the two invitation to India to explore Gandhi with Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. through banks. 33. “The Prime Minister mittee of Politburo. denomination currencies USSD should be rolled out transactions.000 notes exchanged also provide for recognition to carry out business trans. through Jain to float the shell modes of payments. be to enhance access to informa. Reddy and his associates.J.500 and sidered. adding that police were Bangladeshi leader that the said. Unified Payments Interface have resulted in a number of by December 25. gested the panel on adoption companies of non-existing inquiries. who discussed this context. DECEMBER 11. Saturday said the panel had on the cases. using forged cash hoarders who wanted to their locations would be con. As it cannot initi. Hasina told Minister urged New Delhi to intensify premises of J. especially in rural areas.63 financier at Chellakere in currency. said. however. was killed by a sharp weapon had to be postponed. trans. gation should be upheld in crore of Rs. Service Data (USSD) or *99# ted use of shell companies to companies. NEWS | 13 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. development of cultural and NEW DELHI: The Ministry of In. cused charged a two per cent will be eligible.000 notes dur. he Ms. told The Hindu. Sreenivasulu for the heart of the state capital on M. we will also ini. “It is pos. formation and Broadcasting also “to address the communication Enhanced access izens and facilitate informed announced a cash prize of Rs. preserve national cul. adopted. I-T officials cash from Mauryalok shop- half of February. friendly version of the Un- cases. 2. he called on her on Saturday. countries of Southeast Asia. The bank manager without their knowledge. — PHOTO: PTI soon. (UPI) and RuPay Cards — ill-effects upon the econo.” Ms. get the old Rs. ted to fly to New Delhi on East’ policy of India which is head of the National As. told the Southeast Asia. 1- needs of the people. deposits of about Rs. 90 lakh in old across the State. Hasina. “We are verifying a large JUST ASHES: People show burnt Rs. Government of India was ea. 2016. far.” sug- opened in the name of shell companies for preliminary on Thursday pertains to bogus bank accounts in the der black money. Naidu development agenda and its exe. In his statement to the ments — Unstructured Sup. my. also said to be deeply en.” he added. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Chitradurga. demonetised notes. his staffer Manoj and the CBI has registered a case beneficiaries. is signi. National we will be searching them The miscreants. Kolkata Suppli. Vietnam has continued searching the ping complex near Dakbun- Ms. the importance of long-term ommendation submitted to we are filing complaints to vestigation on its own. Akbar. move to demonetise the Rs. SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Focus on the poor. A nesses while designing the who innovate for promoting asked the Central govern- Central Bureau of Investiga. which were dia (NPCI) to keep the focus User-friendly USSD notes. investigating. gold weighing 177 kgs worth chamber in a bathroom with The Income Tax Depart. Customer using Aadhaar be The agency has so far pre. sales tax consultant Sanjay Based on the complaint. and Vellore. ensure that the accused per. Chairwoman of National As. kaiah Naidu said this at the 28th structures and new technolo. e-wallets and debit (With PTI inputs) Hasina may visit India in February Vietnam invites India to explore New notes stashed away in Robbers kill guard of ATM HAROON HABIB energy in South China Sea secret bathroom chamber in Bihar DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT PATNA: Robbers killed a se- Minister Sheikh Hasina has curity guard inside an ATM expressed her desire to visit NEW DELHI: Highlighting In. in fake accounts of 15 un. conclusion of several bilat. also for depositing the notes. “important milestone” to ture mobile phones for mak- cash. Until Saturday. officials Gandhinagar in Vellore. ruary. looked after the current ac. There are a large num- ruption against the accused. In ficant as South China Sea has Ms. for simplified Know Your probes. exploration in South China Arbitration (PCA) on July 12 civil nuclear agreement. including those to facilitate the opening of to get exemptions and laun. on the poor. gional power.” and supported India’s multi. “Vietnam supports ‘Act Ngan. PANDEY ED cannot initiate of cheating. the spot. pared a list of some 100 shell One such case registered Jain. conference here on Saturday. countries will now chalk out energy in South China Sea Assembly of Vietnam. ing what we have found so Central Bank of India ATM has expressed her interest in Communist Party of Viet. vest in the energy sector of including Vietnam. Ven. a covered Rs. This takes the total tally to crore in Rs. businesses while exchanging demonetised companies.1. their actions digitally through on. to institutions. the agency al. the region. “All modes of digital pay. Vietnam and conduct joint The Permanent Court of eral agreements such as the officials who searched three The officials also re. gold. found Rs.2. under way to identify the undertakings.000 notes and Chitradurga. found a secret and 4 kg of gold jewellery. 24 crore (all new Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj quoting the Prime Minister’s sembly of Vietnam and Rs.000 notes an service. Among dian Traders. the release added. mobile bank. promote a national dialogue on The Union Minister of In- tion and Communication Policy development issues by all cit.2000 notes) and 50 kg of said that the guard Kundan Press Secretary Ihsanul member of Standing Com. imise tax evasion. CM ND-ND YK . tion and communication infra.” the NITI Aayog stressed of digital payments in its rec- firms.” approach to initiating legal cases. 2016 ED files laundering plaints with CBI Centre dangles the carrot: Keeps its focus on cracking down on shell companies used to launder unaccounted-for cash Go digital. has asked the the National class and small the NITI Aayog said. shooting”. The directorate’s opening new current number (PAN) details merchants using digital Terming the Centre’s structured Supplementary prime focus is on the suspec. “India is welcome to in. “The scheme would sible to leverage technology suggested that the procedure tiate money-laundering basis of first information re. Searches were conducted The forensic team collec- gerly looking forward to wel. Ngan’s visit witnessed Rs.” formulate a National Informa.51. Income Tax officials searching the house of Sekhar Reddy at were not successful in their the details. An official statement on sons are prosecuted. “The search has in Mauryalok shopping com- the visit taking place in Feb. Akbar of her wish when Southeast Asia. Sekhar Reddy galow roundabout. 28 kg of bullion added. State to encourage “ease of film place across media space. The ac. such as the CBI opened using the identifica. artistic capabilities and formation and Broadcasting will State Information Ministers’ gies. supported India’s campaign from the premises of Mr notes. Aadhaar Enabled money because “these large “Upgraded version of number of suspicious bank garbage dump in Chikkamagaluru on Saturday. ports lodged by primary bazar branch in Kolkata. 500 and Rs. deposit the trashed notes. Amitesh Sinha at the Burra. who is the first woman manded freedom of navi. was deputed at the Karim. 181. the known persons. confessed that he used to (USSD). Sea. — PHOTO: C. 5. third day. nam. had given a verdict that de. Based of Money Laundering Act were identified as an Axis International. challenges “Elaborating on the proposed participation of people in setting crore for the most film-friendly and the paradigm shift taking contours of the policy. actions made on the PoS or schemes to encourage digital the Finance Ministry. Ngan enthusiastically approximately Rs. We will now be freez. The ED alleged that Sinha directorate. 1. commission for the job and For merchants. The accounts were used to Rs. the Enforcement Dir. urban and rural local bodies ing.81 crore. districts and line payments.” it said. — PTI New information policy soon. on digital payments has lodging complaints with the others. Wherever necessary. In searches in Karnataka. cases under the Prevention those allegedly involved ers and Ganesh He had arranged about 20 swipe machines installed at payments that could min. in a total of 15 locations ted pieces of evidence from coming her in Delhi. houses of one Veerendra. 500 notes retrieved from a entered into a criminal con.

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AFP A statement by Islamic State (IS)’s news agency Amaq said the group had tak- China launches Tibet-Nepal cargo service Friday. — AP smacks of hypocrisy. severance pay unless you the hot weather.” Mr. placing you. dia’s assistance under differ- Orlando.” Mr. Charleston shooting suspect long time ago in one of the of what the Kremlin’s object. ligence agency. — FILE PHOTO: REUTERS H-1B visas for contracts ob. gence officials said. in government with the pow. the KKK mem. Trump. Jammeh said. But Bringing jobs back He later appeared with other companies. says the organisation including members of the Whatever you call them. 2010. GRU. election. Trump. cient city of Palmyra on Sat- carried out the attack. the on. advancing to its outskirts for jurors to spare his life in the speaking fees from the bank. ple that said Saddam Hus.S.K. skin WASHINGTON: In the heat of the “Everyone who voted for in Aleppo. included in the plan. K. H-1B visa programme. It is also far from clear that Rus- those from the CIA and the National Security Agency. as a geo. and only leader David Duke. AMMAN/ALEPPO: Islamic State fensive passages. add a com. IS’s assault. who ways International has just CHARLESTON (SOUTH CAROLINA): time to move on and ‘Make “We now have high con. Trump’s victory. however. double the direct flights be- portray him as a cruel angry have reached the conclusion ments” from the Republican used to undercut her le. and tions. one of Mr. say many intelligence officials — were responsible. boost trade with the South bombing supremacy is a label that’s premacists as “ideologically The militants were pushing Asian neighbour as China too hot to handle even for motivated by a series of towards the T4 airbase. and prosecutors said helm of his administration’s the service of Wall Street.) sion to killing nine people at a church Bible study. the on H-1B visas. of the Klan.S. Japan stepped tween the two cities. of naval influence in the Indi. on Friday. likely because they learned quickly taken over grain silos The new rail and road transit trade deal with Beijing as hundreds of troops America was founded by and the lessons of one-time Klan and control of some oil and cargo service launched on in March.” said a man with a phasis. campaign. He slammed The concentration of urday in eastern Syria after are focussed on persuading Hillary Clinton for receiving power among so many play. ive plans either even as he an ocean region as in the case they will be transferred to a senior western diplomat Talking about bringing Mr. — FILE PHOTO: AP biggest Electoral College ives were in intervening in Mr. Florida. the senior officials the landlocked north-east. Meanwhile. Further. military and medical blacks. about the same time ern States. Trump did not name added. when they go out of our WASHINGTON: U. supplemented Air India’s Prosecutors are using the America Great Again. intelli. — Reuters CM ND-ND YK . white nationalism. SANGER The Russians gave files were stolen from the gence officials. YANGON: A deep water port elect Donald Trump on any more. We won’t let this happen country. port is expected to take place next month. nearby town. they believe. who un. destroying around 50 houses. at a events. mar border to encourage ve- agencies over Russian med. but lost ers once elected. gas fields around Palmyra. but seen by the Myanmar The two countries have ex- changed drafts of proposed statement on Friday reflect- WikiLeaks. though. The Syrian Army earlier That’s a revered number Steve Mnuchin to lead the cently come under media said it had sent reinforce- among white supremacists. Russia’s military intel. earlier this year and broke Des Moines. sions. they’re not white su. will not join his mountains around it. Giuliani had re. stole the row strip of Indian territory erful armed forces. Mr. Suu Kyi taking over the reins. But still. their jobs. logies within the by China and India. — The New York ficantly lower the cost and over the next five years. on Friday by confirming that strategic heights near the carried eight magazines that cording to two people in. Iowa. Suu Kyi-led National League ate local economic activity said. Russians who penetrated the “The strategic advantage Last month. news“. inland water terminals are China Meets India. Republican and Democratic It is unclear how many House and Congress. groups. ric.8 million left the Tibetan Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar active. Trump won The Klan’s official rulebook. tention to the reality of what wrote in one of the less of. Heidi. and from members of her cies believe the RNC hack wiched between Bhutan and reducing their dependence tween Yangon and Kolkata to Dylann Roof’s own words to telligence officials said they spicuously released no docu. DNC and other Democratic would be that it would signi. was introduced as Another Goldman Sachs As Damascus evidence on Friday. DECEMBER 11. Neck in West Bengal. which is leading on state television throws “.S.P. Enjoy An inauguration ceremony undercut American work. Myanmar Air- victories in history. because his wife. flagging them off within six “These are the same peo. as evidence WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s transition office issued a documents to the sia’s original intent was to support Mr.75 billion). ‘CALL US NATIONALISTS’: A robed and masked Ku Klux Klansman successfully ran for the U. 2016 Misuse of visa schemes will end: Trump Kolkata-Mizoram trade route President-elect refers to Disney World. through a connec. some Ku notion that whites should be bases.I lament serious and out a spate of attacks in ‘We believe in our race’ faithful maintenance of an extreme branch of conser. that a group of hackers be. a label that is white supremacist flies in forts to make their racism dling of kinder. Indian External Affairs Charleston shooter’s racist ‘Hackers wanted to disrupt U. There was bers insisted in an interview. viser. 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GROUND ZERO: Five people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday when a freight train transporting highly. intelli. who had signed the detonated his explosives belt as criminals and freeloaders. aims to PELHAM (NORTH CAROLINA): White year describing white su. said it will send 200 after the unexpected election transpired during the ternationally recognised our race. Rakhine coast at Kyaukphyu. forward with a $7. to help the standing for “Heil Hitler”. former Goldman executive Cabinet. the comple- tion target of 2013 was missed. Yemen’s second city “We’re not white su. (IS) militants entered the an- yers have conceded that he viously worked for the Wall Bernie Sanders. between Mizoram. Trump has never de. Jews and by today’s white radicals. into Mizoram. ments to the WikiLeaks. They then believe the primary motive It is possible that in hack. But both sides are agreed on twice weekly service be- Charleston church shooter Statement comes after in.S. 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raids in Delhi and Chennai “Important backdrop of to examine various security chants in their vicinity to Minister Chandrababu shifted. vestigation on various cate. has that the company fared doing business and incent. and IT (MeitY) would con. stones. pected persons across the rebate for consumer buying should be kept free for users. pler to use. The committee on se. DECEMBER 11. Though there is actions to help in the assess. Andhra Pradesh Chief Project (CGPL). The committee also view of the Merchant Dis.efforts resul. “The need Chennai shifting to the investigation banned notes at RBI of Income Tax department Budget memorandum. according tection against imports. curity for digital payments simplifying transactions. who had conducted an un. currently we Income tax officers said to be identified. thentication through iris Aadhaar number for various connectivity. added in the statement. made in India products to The Unique Identification ment in EBITDA over the Instructions have been is.345 (41. Mistry joined the of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said: ceived undisclosed deposits the investigation. has proposed a detailed re. books and servers as well as abled payment transactions SECURING TRANSACTIONS: The panel headed by the IT Secretary for Tata Power. Now the our suggestion was that the concerns relating to digital adopt this application. big investors for acquiring 40 per cent stake in December 2.580) the issues of dual levy of VAT tionally. The Centre is also said to Delhi dressing ambiguities in e. legal status to the use of ancial transactions. release. rency notes and precious on made in India products. Arvind Panagariya also met December 10 rates in rupees with and officers of the Mumbai December 30. mer.43 billion Samsung leads mobile phone sales DLF promoters get offers for stake sale India’s foreign exchange reserves declined by Samsung sold maximum number of phones in DLF’s promoters have received offers from two $1.In its pre. for roll out of ing this time.726) deposits in their bank ac. years. 2016 and after arm is strengthened the re. to address issues relating to Bar Silver (1 kg) 41. Authority of India would To popularise digital count Rate (MDR) regime. Department of available to all banks and the equipment.345) arm to be engaged in probing counters till end of March will decide the nature of in.000 personnel positing old notes ends on Once the investigation protectionism and anti-glob. alisation forces in different is working with the commit. also rec- Director. R. tee that it will introduce an ations companies. ber 26 to consider the witnessed in the last one hardware manufacturers’ The 13-member CMs’ resolution for removal of month and to help ferret out body MAIT sought exten. officers would be ness after the withdrawal of the I-T department by adding Standard Gold 28. clude computers. Transactions on this Micro-Automated Teller had faced several challenges a shortage of people in every ment process. sues. pany has fared better than Manpower shortage business will come under scrutiny. with a common QR-Code for the upgraded version of Mr.450 (28. transactions and an Extraordinary General into the unusual banking sultations with Finance recommend measures to ad- Meeting (EGM) on Decem.712 (2.— PTI e-com app Cashify said in a report. It also set a time line of most of its competitors dur.10. an officer. industry does face head.” he wrote. Dir. Mistry said Tata Power porary basis. push local manufacturing. ing the new currency notes scheme for laptops. component trading hub. JOTHI RAMALINGAM tax holiday for electronic the United Payments Inter. will recommend measures to address risks. person for the Central Board whose accounts have re. and Niti fixed. said. This will be effective merchant discount and servers to provide pro. Addi. “Ministry of Electronics phone and a fingerprint of Sales (PoS) machines and Mr. curement options for Point Chairman of Tata Power. transactions.000 or 25 jan and Telecom Secretary J cashless transactions. the gital payments platforms holders. abled Payment System panel has urged the such as USSD (mobile short re-rating of the power sector vestigation arm on depu.” the Naidu. pare a status note on the pro- ber 2012. usually high volume of busi. it was decided Aadhaar Bill in the leg. transactions and deposits Minister Arun Jaitely. ations. Secretary Aruna Sundarara. been asked to allocate leading IT company is be.” "This would continue till have validated this. including diamonds. be mulling ways to bolster commerce taxation as also word (OTP) for AEPS. BUSINESS | 15 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. per cent (whichever lower) S Deepak.We cashless payments process pitched for inter-operability plication for UPI. manufacturing. “They dustry body. al to remove him from the software industries sought as part of the Centre’s push board. officers and staff from other lieved to have been asked to aged to convert a large part bate of up to Rs. The window for de.” MAIT Vice Official panel face (UPI) platform along December 25. last three years.43 billion to $363. It was decided and was appointed Chair. which The Maharashtra govern. examine security concerns petitors during his tenure. MUMBAI: The Income Tax de. — IANS the rental business. decided to set up a panel to better than most of its com. among Sensex. tee. ker told The Hindu. who did not wish president of the software in. payments and recommend Niti Aayog said in the of the committee.200) and penalty for those people rency notes last month. that consumers be given a re. — PHOTO: B. with major telecommunic- previous rates in brackets division are believed to be that one can deposit the spective Director Generals countries.” the Niti Aayog Sovereign 24. Confirming this. Nas.. partment is strengthening its ufacturing. TAX SCANNER: Jewellers with unusually high volumes of have also proposed five-year for merchants. IT dress them. sion of duty differential meeting on Friday. 2016. country to identify and send mands was extension of duty Android-based Aadhaar En. — FILE PHOTO ted in a marked improve. department. would intensify after government with the help of doing business and level Secretary. charges of goods. purposes. scom pushed for removing that the Reserve Bank of In. — PTI to how many people will be were preparing for this.87 billion in the week to 2016 in India followed by iPhone and Motorola. the RBI said. 2016 Forex reserves decline by $1. that could arise in such The company has called investigation arm to probe During pre-budget con. laptops (AEPS) application that has codes that can be used to in India over the last few tation.” the officer added. the chairmanship of without any card or PIN. 2017. taxation of start-ups and ad. that searches and raids seem to have outsmarted the “Our main focus is on ease of Secretary. differential scheme to in. the committee several action points were needed to calculate the taxes high-denomination cur. affordability 22 ct gold (1 g) 2. and security of digital trans- counts. Committee.— PTI Mistry lobbies to win shareholders’ support at Tata I-T eyes more raids. we need to create a Services (TCS). there would be no transactions. Mistry sued to all divisions in the “One of our major de.. were sonnel to carry out probes. Nasscom. note. 2016.20) and sending notices to peo. Power EGM NEW DELHI: Seeking support of Tata Power shareholders redeploy tax sleuths boosting industry YUTHIKA BHARGAVA SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI: The Committee of Chief Ministers tasked with against a promoters’ propos. and service tax on delivery charge on AEPS trans. MEITY and application will be made procurement of these on account of the situation at vestigation department. ation department on a tem. ommended that Aadhaar-en- “At the consolidated level by conducting raids on sus. the Mudra Ultra Mega Power ector Generals will decide as December 15 and that they bank officials.850) Besides. unusual banking trans. identified. make payments) with UPI. under the scanner as part of President Nitin Kunkolien. with black money have man.200 (24. plication for carrying out that IT Secretary will pre- man of its Board in Decem.” the Niti Aayog. develop a software to spot of their money into new cur. tion with Tata Consultancy rate be reviewed self-boarding by small mer- be appropriate to compare to people familiar with the Also." an official focus would shift to investig.” Mr. a spokes. Aayog Vice Chairman Bullion Rates cent of the 8.510) ple to explain the fresh Jewellers.20 (44. said in an official release. However. stitute a committee under application can be done Machines (ATMs) to help in 2012 and the overwhelm.250 (41.Chandrashekhar. and hence it would not December 15. especially those gories of targets. To popularise digital actions was discussed and Silver 41. “There has been a officers and staff to the in. country. to ease the chants and a common ap- its performance vis-a-vis development. islative assembly to give sufficient bandwidth for fin- Retail (1 g) 44. The resolve issues relating to ing threat to its survival was need more people in the in. shortly roll out a common inter-linking of various di- wrote in a letter to share. ives to boost domestic man. staff and rehiring retired per. who is the convener Though no quota has been end of March.” he said. actions. constraints in funding and dia (RBI) should allow au. to IT sector wants steps for ease of Panel to study security risks amid Centre’s digital push doing business. the com. last-mile 24 ct gold (10 g) 28. USSD that will make it sim- Board of Tata Sons in 2006 “Director Generals have since November 10. been developed in collabora.” Mr. scanner. winds globally because of measures to address the is. of all prepaid instruments on others. DGs asked to allocate officers to the investigation wing NEW DELHI: IT hardware and promoting digital payments. A “Tax evaders and people MAIT has also proposed will be headed by IT “In order to use this ap. The recent playing field. chants will need a smart. at its second Cyrus P Mistry as its unaccounted wealth includ. said. He is currently departments to the investig.360 (28. scanner and One Time Pass. CM ND-ND YK . Cyrus Mistry has said LALATENDU MISHRA measures to promote ease of for a cashless ecosystem. Further. approximately 50 per said. Telecommunications (DoT) banks would encourage mer. ment informed the commit.

had been taken Smriti Irani. On the one hand. litical opposition. reductions. Nano is unlikely to to ask if Mr. price). from Tata Sons when he is tions. Reddy said the chapter’s IT committee. the best defence against defamation go smart with tech solutions K. • How easy or difficult will it of young engineers that strategies at Tata Sons in was a need to lower the debt please note Tata Motors un. accord- include FoxNews and FX. quarter. Europe. perhaps. 2016 INTERVIEW  NIRMALYA KUMAR These start-ups help cities Truth. the agreement. havir Jain. ” he said. “There is a freedom of ex. What per. created by the New says such incubators go a notice is very easy. Tata will financing are repaid out of equipment. over time. for those concerned generates buzz. Our acceler. control of a pay-TV network “Fox has always seen its 39 attempt to buy Sky through Fox’s proposed bid is a 36. rather than a gag order. • It is alleged that your Sons? financially. emissions by 2050 and zero growing business. earlier this year. in. media. If they four or more into non-profit completed energy audit of panies from other countries agreement. M. whose cable networks distribution platform in Previous bid tions in September. influence “Communities now un. schools Simone Sylvester That’s Tata Sons’ strategy prove the claims? income of Tata Trusts. you can say minutes of the business since they are giv. If they tion in power bills”. Mistry was not fair to they are controlled by the One of them. the focus will now notices being issued to four the decision to demonetise have been a generic advice switch to compliance with members for misconduct high value currency notes. Thomas George.” a person familiar would give the billionaire pany at about 18.647 crore. spurred unrest in some Centre’s decision to demon. and mistrust in the willing- The directive. port financially. is the way the city civic cor- more than two per cent of in what ing. I say You can’t ask me to clarify a minutes of Tata Sons board can always get somebody to and other modifications that The Hub. being the ings. Mistry of Sons will sue me that I am Tata Sons’ board minutes as they didn’t want back. long history of cheating on ality which go against the ef. DONE DEAL: Acquiring Sky would give Fox control of a pay-TV owns UK newspapers.” Ms. Those they say and what they do. said the ment revolution. I think. resulted in The proposed offer of 10. are Cyrus Mistry as the Chair.5 per cent smarter ways of optimising strategy for the $103-billion was working on Tata Sons’ Liberty Group? The same special dividend from TCS. from what I recall. to modification of ventila. ated incubator programme tities work in tandem to ad- then. out in the press even if great information that will writing that Mr. means a lot for the com. isn’t it? One needs not from me. The budget in New York city Strange. Tata if he needed more drift the companies away ive technology-driven solu- ever. That bid collapsed in 2011 cent of British pay-TV firm when Mr. sell businesses. good position and energy consumption is sug. Tata was fairer platform created by a group technology-driven solutions. Managing Dir- now – to issue legal notices your take? It must have been some. After the removal of Mr. addressing the opinion on anything. board that had determined way will have to be phased money. How do you react have substantially benefited • One of the major reasons Sons. Mistry’s id pace and cities look for sponsible for drawing up board of Indian Hotels? I in talks to sell assets to one particular year. BlocPower. five gulfed in a phone hacking years after a political scandal scandal that intensified po- wrecked a previous bid. It is up to the gov. Visiting Professor of Mar. says Robinson Hernandez. mate change and job cre. jointly and ease a global glut accounts opened in after more than two years of a directive from its president nounced on November 8. $85 billion every year. Mistry was re. do. who spoke to him ing support to digital pay. Excerpts: closed down Nano. to the Trust. Tata’s tenure as urban areas happens at a rap- Tata Sons. VENKATESHWARLU PIYUSH PANDEY That’s not a business. cluding in news and most any investment in Prime Minister Theresa Vast network sport. Punit Mehta. Hotels. strategy. start. who said it Thursday. The percent waste by 2030 that allegation is that you had like selling steel business in corporate governance now? major shareholder. actually. would Liberum analysts said the strengthen the position of proposal was likely to have James Murdoch – who is an easier ride. the ‘advisory is being with.” he will further pressure OPEC off the ICAI website. urban technological innova- You must be suspicious terfere in the day-to-day af. Tata did – • Why are you talking about • Can Tata Trusts. services. technological challenges. the wild allega. NEW YORK/LONDON: Rupert Mur. The leaders refused the position those concerned about cli. Mistry decided to would he drift the oper. them for Tata Sons board Trusts will be briefed on the in a block ranges from sources to companies ad. these stories will come Board minutes have all the up that job should insist in who provide upfront project able cost in city centre. stake in Tata Sons. economic growth had been told The Hindu that the ness of non-OPEC Russia to formed accountants about given a ‘definite boost’ after president’s message must play ball.the deal would give Britain. expose them.K. The dividend was proved. cause they don’t invest in up with a platform that face valley of death. sharing the legal for trusts to engage in “It is sort of data crunching. the tax exemptions en. closure of his News of the which is backed by Sky’s in. a correct mix of BlocPower is one of the ector of Smart Cities NYC and gag journalists and peo. underserved take up the retrofitting jobs. switch over is easy as it “As they graduate.and People familiar with the network spanning 22 million households. money. the start-ups at the erate. vealing Group’s strategy. veloping cutting–edge urban “From tackling trans- they accuse Mr. The Hub. challenges. Ireland. long been trying to buy full U.” The Hub will also be interna- notice by the Tatas for misguided by people tions. under Mr. politicians. The of things that Mr. they are not joyed by them will go. strategy document was never urban areas and assembles The retrofit company has tional address for tech com- violation of confidentiality surrounding him and that they approved by the board of Tata Very easy. He then asked from Tata Sons? How can he gearing up to offer innovat- man of Tata Sons. lead Tata Sons? If Mr.Irani With the deal finally notes and keep the national president informed him that said in a tweet. a IDEA HUB: Start-ups are gearing up to offer innovative London. percent premium to Sky’s holds in Britain. achieving the target of zero place.283 crore a drift the operating companies NEW YORK: As the big demo- He was a member of Group centage of Indian Hotels’ as. regional conference of the said. gress in Barcelona recently. OPEC has a and indulging in acts of illeg. BlocPower. that also in. It is il. DECEMBER 11. vidend income for the last be for Tata Sons to find a new works with community lead. change on cities and for We identify corporate part- the face of the escalating in the company. U. us under the Constitution and Libya were exempt from eradicating corruption and Union Textiles Minister that allows us to share an the deal due to civil strife black money. Chaudhuri.75 a criminal trial and led to the pounds a share in cash. he high efficiency technology several start-ups hosted at and Global Futures Group. That Nigeria forts of the government in Meanwhile. with family owns 18. ings. Mistry has a difference between what governance violations at Tata multi-storeyed complexes in from these communities to scouting for such start-ups. natural state of being and has voked uproar among some closing share price on Austria. Germany and Italy. Our fo. Tata Sons why they have a Rs. those seeking jobs. What is to show the board minutes. about it. we need sent me a legal notice for re. in Mumbai. Trusts are not allowed to in. Sending legal you will see it yourself. But it is the Indian Hotels Nano is concerned. Executive Director. The platform (NYCEDC) and Grand finding solutions to urban That’s why I am not worried I have documents and I give Rs. how. means a substantial reduc. why is Tata Steel UK Chairman of Tata Sons. countries. Tata is they say. On the other.— SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT he defends himself and his sense. New York has business. why strained urban resources and salt-to-software conglom. technologies in the bustling portation problems to not having a strategy in leaking confidential docu. signed after almost a year of interest in mind while ad. was shown the door. nary deal to buy the 61 per. Some of the global provides an opportunity to Central Tech (GCT) for de. Please ask for dividends that the strategy document be in the front with good will reduce each consumer’s York City Economic De. So. erating Officer. gy. pilot op. And. I am surprised that status associated with the gested. after Mr. bills. How do you react Nano. Mistry ers. it does not already newspaper business was en- own for about $14 billion. Mistry’s say no? There will always be retrofits.’ Mr. If the last five years. places of worship. ernment is supportive of al. cision for Tata Sons or the moved.2 spanning 22 million house.— FILE PHOTO: REUTERS because there are no com- matter said Fox had pounced petition issues. What is your comment? offer you the job. Times newspapers too much doch’s Twenty-First Century control over the country’s Fox Inc has struck a prelimi. If you say under allegation can now be put Mr. Sky has become 40 of the Brexit vote and could dollar and Sky’s share price While Sky does produce percent cheaper and the gov. non-OPEC producers in deal criticising demonetisation to cut oil output SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Textiles industry has industry has been able to VIENNA: OPEC and non-OPEC move to a cashless paradigm producers on Saturday re- NEW DELHI: The Institute of moved to a cashless and had opened five lakh ached their first deal since Chartered Accountants of paradigm with 5 lakh bank accounts in 15 days after 2001 to curtail oil output India (ICAI) has withdrawn demonetisation was an. The di. 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Mr. — Reuters Twenty-First Century Fox to buy Sky for $14 bn. which means 85-year-old father’s media the bidding firm no longer empire. paid by Tata Sons in the last was presented and not ap. etise high-value currency on Saturday.323 crore a year during the board minutes have not position. institutions and apart. Tata come on Wikileaks. Mistry seat drivers. It values the com- It would also be the latest control. hisNews Corp business pro. ups face challenges finding tions. In Nonsense! Mr. Ask for the di. dependent directors. poration and the private en- the market cap of Tata Sons. der Mr. Tata in the block. was that Mr. Chief Op. fairs of the company. Please ask not interfere and that Tata energy savings. you those to prove it. Dr. says suitable partners who share What one sees at The Hub we had sold? If we had sold consistency ations they are mak. long way in attracting engin- Truth is the best defence have access to the docu. 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winner off a Richard Gadze and Kean “We are well aware that it’s the top of the circle for Jack Clee trapping was firm. in the wickets had been caused by gaining height but went on to course of a 116-run stand with the ball turning and bouncing crash into his off-stump.R. and despite hav. Sameehg Doutie’s return to the starting line-up did the trick Gadze or Kean Lewis. rival goalkeeper. has pumped in eeth.m. officials looking after the teams’ for ATK. When the English pacemen deliver. Edward Horler). Ahead of the Mumbai Jayakumar felt technique. Walter Pfaff) bt penalty in the Lewis. a longer period of time. Superb Kohli & lower-order resistance put India ahead CRICKET / Hosts recover after a collapse following centurion Vijay’s departure Root hopes to feed off G.45 p. failed to hold Despite the many similarities way he approaches the game. we just game-plan is to back my core pressure. Jayakumar. there were no signs of the five goals starting from the KOCHI: It’s a match-up that Haitian striker Kervens team losing control and soon put India ahead. had come back strongly in the series after a two-match was playing at the balls I than one occasion. STAN RAYAN could come in for some ‘spe- early goal against the run of EASY PICKING: Armaan Qureshi beat goalkeeper Chris Wyver to The first half saw an amazing cial treatment’ from Delhi. Vijay had run long chat about it. Jadeja took on ally assertive manner. who sur- ships of substance with M.m. Vijay was Everybody. from 262 for two. DECEMBER 11. Will Calnan. fetching the with nine goals. especially while fa. — PHOTO: K. & 7. Junior Hockey WC: STAR Sports 4 & HD 4. he had Pujara stretching forward and shouldering arms to get to a well-deserved Notably. we will adapt to the situation. however. men. the team bus transportation who were present and guile of the South African. And Parvinder Varun Kumar) bt England 3 (Jack Clee. semifinalists. dulkar and Brian Lara. England tried to drag Kohli found itself at 307 for six. Barring Ashwin.m. bowling yorkers we know he's going pretty well. VISWANATH India went to stumps on day MUMBAI: Virat Kohli has been batting with supreme confid- three at 451 for seven — 51 runs ahead. the match? Definitely. but it’s prise the England captain storied mutual admiration be. Serie A: Sony ESPN & Sony ESPN HD. and the first-innings lead. brotta. Delhi Dynamos appears to through the traffic. I think it’s a very true wicket and play according to my slump. fore the visitor scored twice in Blasters in the first of their news.20 p. Harmanpreet Singh. 2016 Telecast schedule Smith salutes Starc Eye-catching debut India vs England: 4th Test: STAR Sports 1. when you reach out targeted him again. and too was surprised too by the weapons with them. Armaan Qureshi. Kerala has a lot of good play- opening up the flanks at will and Singh and Mandeep upfront. Vijay took satisfaction in the fact that he did think about it because I into rough weather. Larindika Ralte opened the hold a lot of advantages as it other man who will be closely For England. actually comment on that be. from all sides. Kerala will look of goals scored by Kerala that will also mean that he ISL decision. Iain Hume headed into the net by Ralte. The break between close friend who had lost his plan is to attack the spinners games: Definitely (helped). I think we are in a a different fashion. are lot of other factors to it.m. believe in it and come “He was moving away from “Often. What they share is a respect “I wouldn’t say intimidating Much to everyone’s sur.. DEEPAK The break between games helped. 9 p. (Monday). Guided by mindset played a big part during Vijay’s everybody had to work on his The difference between do in the middle. On more said Jayakumar in a chat with “We focused on decision The state of the wicket: and the depth of the crease. 7. and session — Ravindra Jadeja and employed the sweep and the hind. at Root have many differences in his heart on his sleeve. behind off Anderson. Virat Kohli and Joe Very emotional and he wears er describe as a half-chance. Dipsan Tirkey. they have the most num. of the opening the midfield.m. And Chemplast Sanmar. SPORT | 17 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. booming right-footer after Lalhmangaihsanga committed LUCKNOW: It was an India show (Costa 10.” said game-plan. Melbourne Stars’s 147 in the Women’s Big 6. along with Canada 1 (Brandon Pereira). stringing together partner. where he liveries on a particular line. Bundesliga: SS Select HD 2. Oliver Costa and Gerson Viera to semifinal at the Nehru Sta. and in play the way his core game. The first stood out as much for his ball The results: Pool A: Austria 5 (Pit quick succession through Leo two-leg Indian Super League lively Spaniard Josu Currias five minutes saw the hostcreate distribution and penetrating Rudofsky 2. much like the or anything like that.” he said. & 1 a. elections approaching in the state. AMITABHA DAS SHARMA Forlan saw Sunil Chhetri head nodded home by Gerson Viera. 3 & HD 1. 45-pen) bt MCFC 2 Mumbai regrouped quickly The Uruguayan World Cup. especially the the top-four at least. Jayakumar. Next question you’d Zambrotta. fortable. No FIR had the break the host was looking ber of wins this season along to maximise it and pull off a though it has also conceded league when we finish second that it had managed to apprehend the blocked the route. Harman. — Vijay visited Chennai for a Vijay’s batting coach at were not there for him. You want to get in No wonder then that when that competitive mode where Immediate impact asked about Kohli. and I just came out in a much Tests against England — the England and Australia. He was trying to to play deliveries that you back doing what he knows best bowlers. along with home. to be able to Kohli: We all understand front of us. Meanwhile.” said the Kerala head coach Steve Cop- pell. & 1.. for the other. each other’s game very well. & 7 p. MUMBAI: M. and there missed off short-pitched de.30 p. the fourth Test. but Sydney Thunder fell six short of EPL: SS Select HD 1 & 2. claimed occupants of the vehicle reportedly through unofficial channels. Vijay exemplified Kohli’s innings: I can’t His hundred: It is special batting coach G. good place. according to local action. UTHRA GANESAN ATK 3 (Ralte 3. the oppon. it was not an op. stint with his coach at Chemplast Sanmar “It was short-pitched de- father on the first day of the because I don’t want them to yes. and Dedicating his eighth Test Attacking Adil Rashid back my instinct and play. 4 p. formed a combination that Eng. play. age of playing the second leg at let them off after finding no evidence with a firearm. Australia 2 (Matthew Hume swung into action. not just Vineeth. being an attack.— PHOTO: K.30 a. the Indian skipper responded the DRS. have turned happened to many top bats- early on. 2. “If you look at aggression against the Eng. gets ready to play Kerala watched. Delhi also has Florent a difficult game. and scalped two vived a DRS appeal for caught- jay — who went on to com. the man who brought the Zambrotta admitted that he two youths but there were no shocked. 3. order wickets. abusing and been registered in the incident so far. But fore to Moeen as confirmed by After a half-century stand for almost six hours in a typic.” According to sources. as India extric- tain countered England’s pre. done at home against Delhi. Jadeja and Jayant ted dismissal off the second down the pitch.30 p. 2. with Moeen even resort- scored with ease. Ryan Crowe. and found the leveller in the per did the trick once again Doutie set him up in the 39th the cardinal error of blocking all the way as the host stamped 10th minute. Chand Stadium here on Friday.” Ghazipur circle inside for safety. I was In the rather lengthy gap be. brought However Jayant. Coppell felt LUCKNOW: The Japanese team had a was followed by a vehicle. when Hume finished with a The Mumbai City left-back 39. abnormally. ing to the round-the-wicket Summoned to the middle by feet against the spinners to Vijay’s departure after the negative line. We had a He elaborated. Australia captain on his pace spearhead Bash League in Sydney on Saturday. himself on.m. Referee prehensive 5-3 victory over the ball towards Leo Costa and in the 19th minute. 3 & HD 1. with Kohli and Jayant (30 batting) at the crease.30 a. Mumbai began on December 8 did not play deliveries that century to the family of a early on: Actually my game. needed confidence and Dilan Pereira pointed to the England in its second Pool-D KOLKATA: Iain Hume’s brace the Brazilian did the rest with The host pressed hard for the continued to attack with Dou. This has cing the short-ball onslaught cause he is improving every this series. ISL (semifinals): STAR Sports 1. had to be very batting with Pujara and Whatever the situation is in Any lead is gold on this But.K. leg-be. Diego For.m. what to play and leave. aged to ward off the threat but ing scored the least number of Dynamos in the league. over the course which is great for us. Blasters finished the league in have the first match at home the way on its way back to its hotel that repeatedly attempted to overtake political connections and with The Mumbai defence man. DEEPAK should be leaving. the definite Test.” Root a return catch low to his left off approach. Belfort. match of the junior World Cup helped Atletico de Kolkata here on Saturday and ensure a (ATK) prevail over visitor spot in the quarterfinals in the process.. Virat Kohli Jayant Yadav. of other eras: Kapil Dev and try and make you feel uncom- and not Jimmy Anderson or Ian Botham. During Tea. Despite conceding an urday. or Sachin Ten. we will not be targeting Vin- The extremely quick Indian any English ball to reach the In. will be an- and score at regular intervals. I liveries from the English pace. off. who bearers of the legacy of great very driven and very ambi- unbeaten 147 that has forced found rhythm in the second batsmen across formats. against them. remained unbeaten on 147. the Indian cap. he is a good player but players attacked in waves. but the way back fresh. stick to our gameplan and thought (we would) get close game. We had a cordon. 3. you. 3 p. quite good to play against guys Alastair Cook started the day’s tween the fiercest competitors that express how they feel and proceedings with Jake Ball. pretty good position. game. “I think we will be eeth. for.50 p. 5 p. 5. hardly allowed (Parvinder Singh. CM ND-ND YK . says Vijay Stint with batting guru pays off S. India outplayed the opposi- Mumbai City FC 3-2 in the first leg of the ISL semifinal. Marcel Hilbert. to give the hosts cover-drive too against the him right into forward-short. The Hindu here on Saturday.” he said. we will play according to the rhythm UTHRA GANESAN officer Dinesh Puri said. which he judged length. with his part-time off-spin. and R. All eyes will be on C. Kohli’s competitive streak ence of late. on the trot at home and plays minded team. La Liga: Sony Six & Sony Six HD. he was dis.30 p. on hundred in Mumbai. “We later checked the It left the Japanese players Japanese embassy and officials here ball hovered around its box be. have left. It was against the run of play the rest of the batsmen had lived as Vijay and Kohli sized that Rashid got Vijay. he showed occurred when he was on 68. When it finally managed. India soon underlined the value of lower- ball of the day. Vijay stepped out to lift Mo. We fixed it. ATK found the corridor as After a disappointing start. (Monday) — Steve Smith. “It makes a mockery of the The city police. into an error by pitching the Karun Nair departed. & 9. you can perform at your best. none of these to a delivery that seemed to be eighth Test century.m. Viera 19). It was this decision making that for the Test format because game-plan. CHENNAI: The time spent with “At a subconscious level. Vijay opened up about settle in one particular area it helped everybody. “He is obviously his class with a stroke-filled Leg-spinner Adil Rashid. here on of the match. all I can say way I wanted to play.’ HOCKEY Classy India enters quarterfinals Atletico draws first blood against Mumbai City a cross into the box which was an angular shot that beat the equaliser and rightly got it tie doing all the good work. A free-kick from when his second free-kick was minute. in intent. Root took a long pause. the break helped me. we just need to wicket. session. cut and dropping his wrists to Cook was off the field.. Blake Govers) bt Argentina 1 scoring the equaliser before the league’s top goal-getter Kerala will be hard to play at 10th minute saw James Gall Varun Kumar’s passing was (Maico Casella). the police was trying to settle the issue the resultant corner brought goals. score behind point. DINAKAR alone. of matches I couldn’t play the things around for M. And then a couple ground here. several scoring chances but passes as for his ability to draw Binder. tious. FC suffered a setback as its row night if we listen to all of ers.R. play deliveries that he would would otherwise have left — ‘leaving them. And I just wanted to November 29 and the game in — G. dominantly spin-based attack ball around the off stump. 5.m. and Parthiv Patel was caught be. in charge while Rashid and perished. First. making.m. videos of Vijay’s batting in land spinners. 9.spin. said. Prieto after injury. 9. who dances his way came back to open up the field sending the ball right into the along with Armaan Qureshi and the third minute of added time. would notice the manner in Test. half in jest but clear about goals but tomorrow.30 a. The Spanish playmaker sent time in Kochi. the ATK striker Helder Postiga its authority to register a com.. pass through four defenders on pin-pointed and the forwards’ Pool D: South Africa 3 (Kyle Lion. he’s played and is getting back to his best. who bolted the bus from are under pressure to take strong fore reaching Borja Fernandes. There is some good tion but a forced decision from India captain Harjeet Singh land had no answer to.m. was given marching orders probably ask will be about “Our team has let in a lot of Security scare for Japanese team late in the second half. something it has never more than any of the other and we don’t have the advant- two youth involved in the incident but threatening the driver of the team bus The Japanese team management The corner was cleared by City at six. house at the Wankhede Sta. Bird. which led to some of play. was guided by Jayakumar.. Excerpts I just wanted to use my feet A SPECIAL CENTURY: M. is he is batting at his prime. an attempted straight-drive. Vi.. England’s joy was short.. which was played here at the Ra- Can Kerala stop an attack-minded Delhi? tion in every department of the bindra Sarobar Stadium on Sat- game. because of the to scoop into the net but that preet and Varun. It has Brazilian Marcelinho. tween the third and fourth long chat about it. Kohli. yeah. hopefully we can see a big series against Pakistan. clear in mindset. ated itself out of the situation.m. to go and is employed. your feet start moving in AMOL KARHADKAR plans out. out there with his skipper. the Delhi coach. inside his own box. Franz Lindengrun) bt Korea 2 move ahead. Hume made no mistake.— PHOTO: RAJEEV BHATT third minute and ending with doesn’t look even at all. home. despite finishing higher than after its match at the Major Dhyan it but was unable to do so. with Kohli. is still plete his century in the first een Ali for a straight six. rock back and across or go long interval set off a collapse. MUMBAI: They are the torch. After his hundred in the first otherwise have left. defenders and open up gaps in (Joohan Park 2). 5 p. Vijay was under some many occasions. lan. And was just about all. he would otherwise men. to their score. and tactical acumen. India 5 added-on time Malouda. Ashwin flicked the unbroken eighth-wicket CLASSY KNOCK: In his typically assertive manner. (Monday) . wicket to play this game on. you of his superb ton in the fourth hopefully he can continue for more clearer mindset in this match at Mohali concluded on We fixed it. The two youth are reported to have early as the second minute. It was a fantastic batting. stand has delivered 87 runs took the fight to the rival camp with an array of shots. Vijay. Simranjit Singh. said One defensive lapse in the defence.m. Cachet..m. dian circle. day. Cheteshwar Pujara’s unexpec. carrying the during the incident. to a packed stadium every more than double the number Kerala campaign to life. had to work their So we know what exactly to Is India in control of Virat and Jayant Yadav are I wanted to play. tion. a shrewd operator in strong support in Kochi.. otherwise purposeful innings “That’s a very good ques- dium on Saturday. rethink and come back better. mindset. IPTL: SS Select HD 2.” his dismissals against England.” Ball did have immediate im- pact. Meanwhile Gianluca Zam- missing out on the finishing.m. on to what Joe Root would lat. so sixes. beautifully by falling back to Then Root. Mumbai City frightened to turn up tomor. centre of the England circle Gurjant Singh on either wing. NBA: Sony Six & Sony Six HD.m.m. Tackling short balls: I Test at Rajkot. it gets me in a Chris Woakes. account for the host early be. in He was trying to you begin to drift away from patience. spot. I think he’s [Mitchell Starc] got better with every game Harmanpreet Kaur smashed an unbeaten 1 p. able. was being caught in the slip various aspects of the day’s where they find it comfort. work in pairs. When he’s 47 off just 28 balls with two fours and three A A & 11 p. because I started off well in the nets at the IIT-Chemplast play deliveries that your natural game. The host got the much.50 p. Before a near full The only blot on Kohli’s SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT ent. For me.” displayed vividly during his At the moment. has already reported the matter to the the Mumbai defence but the Kerala has won five games The visitor. with group topper Mumbai victory. yes! don’t want to reveal them. he match. that it’s unfair that Blasters scare after some miscreants blocked flag of the ruling Samajwadi Party. dium here on Sunday evening. caught seemed in no trouble against up the situation quickly and and bowled off a full-toss for spin.” said talismanic forward. Relying on the speed the huge task ahead. However. already. The opener went on leg Keaton Jennings.m. getting out too early. Saturday evening. 4. You can see that in the England on to the back foot in session of play.m. second place. with the return of the an aggressive India. Vin. using their 136.

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Deep Diver (3) (S. Ladislaus (11) Trevor ard (11) B. 1. 5-y-o & over. bring about a sports culture in during his growing-up years.A. 2. Kumar 60. Owners: M/s. at the Army Equestrian Kushang 0. — Sports Bureau CM ND-ND YK . Speed Hawk Akshay Kumar 53. 8. rated (Irvan Singh) 1. Rathore 60. Masters Dashrath 51. rated 46 to Double: Brilliant — Net Champ Charging Tigress (4) S. Kookaburra.5.00: 1. Camborne (8) Bangalore 2000 Guineas (1. Exclusive Beauty 7 TRIBUTE PLATE (Div. FP: Rs. 6. Trainer: 54.J. 10. shay Kumar 52 and 10. Vishal Chauhan. Nelly (12) Kiran Naidu 54. Trainer: Neil Darashah. banned drugs at the Sochi and earlier report by McLaren field against Pakistan in the Corps 6 (Navjit Sandhu 2. 4. Akshay in 2012 and 2014. rated 20 to 46. 2-1/4. season on the hard and grass The results: $10. Gandhi 202. Rathore 58. Back To Busi. TREASURE Sandesh 54 and 3. “If there are facts. 6. Jodha 53. Sandesh 4. Lost And Found (2) C. Per. 26. Hedwig (6) S. 20.373 and Rs.5. 57. 4 NORTHERN DANCER Symbol Of Glory (5) Ajeeth Ku. Pallon Shapoor Naresh 54. Kumar 62. Lost And Found 4. 3. 287. Rathore Nazil 57.000m). Darshan Misal 119. Sameeruddin 52 53. 11. Naresh 53.S. 5. Kersi H. 3. Mukesh Kumar 56. 3-6 to top seed Lazareva (Rus) & Kelia Le Bihan (Fra) puzzle that you solve with Foundation is organising one ive of the tournament is to hockey which was very high ing. 34 (w).113. Rajnigandha 78. The tournament comprises guns. Owners: Manjri Horse Breeds Farm Kumar 55. 10. D. Group B Vihari 57. Iliyas Ali). 1 and Lnk. Lopamudra (3) Jkt: 5. Yatinder Kumar. 3. Alford 55. 4. (1. Save The Nation (9) G. Fair And Classic of the Mumbai racing season. Silk Baby (9) Neeraj 58. Sreekant 53. Vijay Vidhata 6. & 261 for two in At Noida: Rajasthan 140 & 163 Bandekar 38.400m). Trinella: Rs. Sandesh) An amount of Rs. plan involving Moscow sport. FP: Rs.” Unadkat. FP: Rs. Nitish Rana c Snell b Sanandia be investigated. Garden (5) Sai Kumar 53. Manan Sharma 46. McLaren said in a new report tion contained in the report Villiers is still No. 2. Speaking to newspersons. 7. 4. fighting 6-7(10). 5-y-o & over.5. for 83) and Shaurya Sanandia ashtra’s Kishan Parmar was At Delhi (Palam): four for 83. Chinoy 59. they will ity states there are no govern. global events. Proud Image (6) N. (ii): Kumar 53. I). 2. Ramu) 4. worked up pace and troubled when Milind Kumar and nings under pressure showed Dhawan c Snell b Kushang 16. Queen mond (3) Trevor 56.S. 3. Kamesh & Hiro G. Vikrant 57. John) 1. (iii): Rs. Ondha Ondha Ondha (9) Ajit Chinoy 55. 4-79. 2.001. Ankit Sharma 94. Galiat (1) Beuzelin 56. 12. Fortune (Suraj Narredu) 3 and Agarwal. SHP: Rs. 3. Pradeep gramme. 7. Sandhu.o.. 4.04. Favourite: Cadillac Sky.5. Ismail 58. Rousseau (6) Neeraj 53. K. Rs. Goldie’s Pet (1) Tre- (1. K. John) 1. 5 BONZER CUP (Div.5. maiden In Time (4) K. KANTEERAVA CUP Sai Kiran 53.00: 1. Narredu) 4. 6 CROWN Dashrath 59. 5. Day’s Best: Goldie’s Pet ROURKELA: As one steps inside “I understand there is a lot lock (5) Dashrath 55.) drew 264 for three decl. Green Jewel (6) the Northern Dancer Million 53. 5. Kamlesh London Olympics and other that accused it of state-run five-match series (January 13- Chauhan 2. 1m 14. Shasha Bindu Das. 7. 71 (w). Agency (WADA) that more with a constructive position”. Tough Sus.5. and 12. Jodha 60. Owners: 4. 3. (1. Crystal Ball (10) 1 BONZER CUP (Div. de Centre.R. 5. 1. II). Poll Promise (2) N. BANGARPET PLATE Bird (9) Md. Mi. Bayrd (9) Beuzelin 55. Exclusive Prazsky (Chetan Gowda) 2. Kumar 56. Simona (4) S. Indrajith 66. will encourage youngsters to and won the doubles title in Bhatia bt Kassandra Davesne (Fra) nace Tirkey. Hall Of Famer. Ishwar deep Khare 117 n. event a huge success.000 will be (2. South Africa’s A.” his ministry New Zealand. Serenita (1) Devoted Eyes (5) Sandesh 57. M/s. 1m 07. rated 45 to 65: Multi App Kintyre – Perfect Tribute) A.856. Ltd. 1. 3. SHP: Rs. 60.234. who has been overs (Shreyas Iyer 123). [10-6]. Warner will take the Baria Cup (final): Armoured 25-6-93-5. Rs. 2-y-o only (Cat. Rs. Faced with a 276-run not giving up. 1m Glory (Jagadeesh) 3 and Arziki 3-y-o only (Cat. and 5. Pass The Glory (9) I). 9.200m). (6) Bhawani 54. Saturday. Saurabh for his inability to be part of the edge in their Ranji Trophy his classy 149 in the second decl.R. Djibouti: Final: former and current players. D’Accord (2) Neeraj VARIETY HOCKEY 1. han 6-4. the day 60.00: 1. 169 and Rs. 2. I). Aspen (4) Bhawani 59.400m). SHP: Rs. Dogra 55 n. 8. 3. 2.41s.61s. Kadam 57.5. 8. Riya Bhatia continued women. Net 54. Goldie’s Pet. Prosenjit Kumar Das Siddhesh Wath 64). Q: Rs. 3. Neeraj 57. Jackpot Pool. I). now a Rajya Sabha MP. Cannon Fury (7) Kunal Bunde 1. IV. Pawar 61. 2. 9. dium. (84 tkts.5.000 people watch. Indian 1000 Guineas (Gr. Ig. in the Baria Cup b Sanandia 55. 4.B. 2. (Adarsh) 4. Shaurya Sanandia sports ministry officials to use shrug off the damage from an 15-23).5 and 10.S. III). Mutko said it “was im.S. 1. 13.5. II). 1m 28. not unplayable like the first drew with Baroda (Gautam Gambhir 34. Anneka Darashah and trained by Lnk. Arvan (13) J. 56 (w).400m).960. Lucky Nicky.S.B. 7. No. (10) Akshay Kumar 60.). 4. Anneka Darashah. 39. which concluded Stud. Manoj Singh 85. Jalaj Saxena 84. Jack Dan (3) J. [10-6]. Jodha 59. (1. in 53 overs (Sahil ala 518 for five decl. Kushan Patel At Mumbai: Goa 380 & 286 in has cited professional com.5. Sameeruddin 55. Hurrah (Srinath) 2. Orla. 993. 16 and 21 (p). mar 53. 7.5.o. The object. 3. Carlton (5) Sai Ku. an ini- ration. Ice Crystal (7) 1. Pristina Gregorian Chants (1) J. cused of in Sochi. conspiracy” voiced on Friday “The Russian sports Warner cut Kohli’s earlier In the final. 4-15: (2) S. rated 40 to 66.433. the first Almost Magical 2000 Guineas.5.S. handicap Man-of-the-match: Kishan possible to do what we are ac. 81. sport.5. brothers Chandril and 6-1. Way Ahead. Rashun (14) T.” Dilip. Summer Star (A.: 1. Chouhan) 4. 7 & 8. Island (Terms).5. Italian Cypress (2) Kamble 54 and 8. 13. 8. 7 & 8. Ghosh five for 94).S. courts.200m). Subbaiah. that the tournament would be champion twice over this doubles title. 6. Net Champ. Parmar. Kaushik three for 90. (Bhavin Thakkar 32. Q: Rs. 7. rated 1 to 26.2 overs (Ganesh Satish 63 n. Jadhav 52.699 and Rs. Trinella: Rs. races held here on Saturday (Dec.235. 1. 274.P. B.600m). Pereira 56. back the same passion for nearly 30. 6. Paula’s Girl) Irvan Singh 3. 9. Subbaiah said the tournament finished runner-up in singles Bhatia 7-6(10). Sayan three for 56) drew with J&K 242 & Chandran 102 n.5. Trevor) 4. 2. Q: Rs. Adam (3) N. 2. (1.. Shinde) 3 and Quaker Ridge (S. 6. (iii): 7. Morning Miracle Imperial Heritage (9) S. Neil Darashah. Naresh 58.o.S. Lord Arazan (7) Suraj Narredu 61. “I reminded them about the Godara stars for Pradeep Sangwan kept his cool in a tense situation to re- funny nature of cricket and Rajnigandha main unbeaten on 24 and his asked them to believe in them- selves. 23.5.200m). Mrs Patmore (13) Tre- M/s.). Naresh 3. 6-2. only. 8 & 9.5. Beauty (9) Kiran Naidu 58. 8. sari. Rock Heights (4) Ak. rated 15 to 35. FP: Rs. Sunil 57. week. Sweet Pistol (10) (1. Sunil 53. Masada (T. 2 & 3. Romantic Fire ward. A. Serenita Chouhan 57. 39 and 22 (p). Vikrant 52. Undu Undu Undu (7) C.S. 4-y-o & over. 8. 48. venue. the young. 3. 9-260. Super Falcon (9) S. (1.852 and 1. 1m 14. 11). 2. Top Wiz- SU | DO | KU 62. Cl. 5. 8.5. 13. 4. 53. Treble: (i): Rs. Pvt. n. Favourite: Kambaku. 2. 299 runs in three matches to Service Corps (ASC) 6 goals to lbw b Kushang 4. 1m 37. Headlines (10) S. 3. 1500 teams from 900 villages. Riya bt Emmanuelle Salas & Lucie Fill in the grid with digits in such a ments in the world for the the Naxal-infested regions and “Even now the interest is high. Trainer: Darius. Trainer: Darius. 1-1/2 and 1-1/4. Raees (8) T. 10. 3. Rishab Pant c Makwana b Sanan. Squre (7) C. ness (3) Akshay Kumar 60. rep.517 (three tkts. than 1. Alford 55. Trinella: Rs.5. TENNIS What is unveiled to the world Speaking at the inaugu- is a mammoth programme called the ‘Biju Patnaik rural hockey championship’. DECEMBER 11. Kohinoor Srinath 55. Temerity. The inauguration of the markable. Q: Rs. 7. (Terms): Jackpot: Rs. Secret Flame GUINEAS (1. The fight for the finals): Jindal Panther w/o Fall of wickets: 1-39. 6. Sharp Eye. 3. with MP 370 in 92. Tanwar 55. Gabode. innings. 4.o. Eternal Sunshine (12) P. Gladstone. GUINEAS (1.— PHOTO: PTI The Dilip Tirkey Sports Re. Sunil Owner: Mr. B. Alam 57. Super jackpot: 3. (1. “I’ve never seen such a gathering of play- ers of a single sport. 4. 9. La Dona (3) Rs. Dilip] will broadbase the in the final. Owners: 55. 2. “We will bowlers played a huge part in portantly. Sirajuddin. Rubyonrails. 2-1/2 and Lnk. 68 and 13 (p).” said Rourkela at the invitation of beat Lazareva and Kelia Le Bi. B. 6. (1. 4. 31. the only interna.5. Extras (b-26. 190.5. 6-220. part in inspiring Koushang latter dismissed Gamtam the chase after the early loss of doping schemes. Mukesh Kumar 1. Kadam 54. Rishab Pant in the morning.10.).5. Gautam 595. Jodha possible (Rayan Ahmed) 2. Rs.569 and Rs. 10. 2. II). rated 15 to 35: 1. II). Brilliant (2) Beuzelin 58. Mission Blue & over: Desert Gilt (A.K. Atalya (5) Ajinkya 56. Book Thief (16) K. 3. Romantic Fire 61.353 and Rs. Bora Bora (P.5. manner that every row. Pristina (4) Shubham 59.1-7-83-4. Manoj Tiwary 50 Group C At Delhi (Karnail Singh Sta- miss Wasim who has been part a come-from-behind four run Kotak stressed.5.515. Rawal 55. 2. tel 26. 5. 5. 4. 1. Gladstone Deep Shanker 53.400m). Secret Flame (7) 1. 9. the chief event of the 4. 11. 1m 28. bowling coach and mentor of At Nashik: Uttar Pradesh 481 & Shankar 102 rtd. mitments and time constraints (five for 93) pushed Delhi over named man-of-the-match for Bengal 475 for nine for 93). Aston Doulton to be held here on Sunday (Dec. in Melbourne with Australia Meanwhile. rated 20 to 46. V. 40. grallu 52. Danielle (10) 7. rated 30 to 50. Pulkit Narang b agency. Semifinals: Davesne & reasoning and logic.K. 2. Sparkling Eyes (10) 1. SHP: Rs. Island Bird. 6-3. 243 for seven in 78 overs (Shubham for 118). without worrying GENERAL Kohli retains ODI Achievers stout defence and stunning strokes were examples lost on more experienced teammates about the outcome. 3-y-o & Neil Darashah. FP: Rs.577 (carried over). ODI batsmen. Baria 53.A. Way Ahead ite: Noble Flaire. Gayle Force (1) 4.669 and Rs. 5.400m). ROUND NINE.1 ranking will resume next Mukteshwar Stud.1 overs (Rajat Gupta 33. Navdeep Saini lbw b Investigator Richard “carefully study the informa.5. ran in full tilt to swing the match away from Delhi. 7.15s.5. Mr. Saur. rep. Undu Undu 1. Ancient Double: Exodus — Mathaiyus the Biju Patnaik hockey sta. This is re- Riya & Davesne win tiative by Olympian Dilip Tir- key. Gambhir two times. 4. in. Rousseau.” — PTI day. Favourite: MORIAL GOLD TROPHY 122 and Rs. SHP: Rs. 7.M. Delhi — 2nd innings: Shikhar claims of an “institutional and the IOC.5. 5. 53. Narredu up) won the Bangalore Trainer: Prasanna Kumar. MUMBAI: The 3-year-old filly Jodha 54 and 14. should be real substantiation doping in sport.5. 2-1/4 and Nose. 9. 1. Aware (3) Ajeeth Kumar 59. Q: Rs. Both Delhi looked on course Sangwan’s knock in both in. Srinath 57. (Terms). Amit 58. with the bodies and that “everything breathing down his neck just Cup 10-goal polo tournament and Sanadiya into going all. Thakur 37.5. K.200m). Viking (12) C.5. 3. Red Express (1) S. Gaddam 60. 4-y-o & over.18 | SPORT NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. the chief event of the races 1. Favourite: 7. 400 teams participate with The second seed went down esne (Fra) & Riya Bhatia bt Margarita Sudoku is a mind game and a search and Development Guinness record. Lilibeth (6) Dashrath Zervan 57 and 16. series against Sri Lanka (Janu- 1-1/2).S.597. 8. 7 & 8. 2. of potential to promote the Treasure (8) Baria 55. Brilliant. Amit S. 2. jay Vidyut (4) Akshay Kumar 58. rated 30 to 50.3 overs (Hanuma Indian Premier League. 3. 3. 12. Tanwar 61. Sir Des. Trinella: Rs. every tribals of Odisha and ensure that the tribal youth but not to the same extent (Keerthivasan is in Kassandra Davesne of France $10.. 16 and 19 (p). though lively.200m). 12. 6-3/4.J. Kushang 1. 84 (w). Lucky Nicky (4) K. Favour.392 Rs. But there ment programmes to support Chappell-Hadlee series against walkover from Mukteshwar 10. Symbol Of Pride. Statellite (4) C. 64. 9 TRIBUTE PLATE (Div. 64. Rajnigandha Gautam Gambhir lbw b Sanandia 34.” adding that petition. 7 GITANJALI INDIAN 1000 Owner: Mr. Cataleya (7) Dashrath 57. Crown Atalya Rs. FP: Rs. ness. 4-y-o & over: 116. Sachin Baby ficant role in our title triumphs target on the fourth and final “I told them to keep fighting Patidar 86. Naresh Of Wonders (4) K. 2. IV. 2.5. Pe. 2-45: 1. Act K. Gurpal Singh. 59.o.206 and Rs. Exacta: Rs. Cl. Cadillac Sky (A. the Dilip Tirkey Sports Re.A. to be substantiated. PLATE (Div. 13. Ritz (2) John) 3 and Shivalik Honour (Suraj 5.5.5 and 12.5. Makhija & Mr. 6 MAHARASHTRA. Doubles: Final: Kassandra Dav- of the Biju Patnaik rural hockey championship. Delhi Cantonment. Parvez Rasool 66.5. INFANTS PLATE (1. 3. Astra. 9. in 29.574 (17 tkts.5 and 10. Matai. ministry with full responsibil. 200. clinched the the Vice President Hamid An.I. Ramu) 2. Pallon Shapoor Mistry & Mrs. 3. Owners: M/s. 5. 120. 2. Milind Kumar 47 overs. Jodha (Div. With. 2. Trinella: Rs. Dear Friend (3) S. Rs. SHP: Rs. FP: Rs.200m). nis tournament here on bt Oleksandra Piskun (Ukr) 6-2. SHP: Rs.5. 8-256. FP: Rs.597 and (Srinath) 2.m. Moira (2) Neeraj 53.5. Lakshit Sood bt Mohamed Abdel- without repeating any.100m). Trainer: G. rated 46 to Neeraj 52. ing a stellar performance in the dal Panther which got a dia 11. Magical Script (5) T. year of its track and field ath. Mekong Delta (9) S. Favourite: 28 (p). Russia denies doping second spot tional in the Saurashtra line- NEW DELHI: Dhruvpal Godara struck six goals in helping Ra- up the order. Cl. 7. Odisha Chief Minister a big motivation to the tribals. Alford 55. Trinella: Not run: Stellar Ambition. 1m 25. Youresohandsome (Jagadeesh) 3 Oathofyourdaughter (7) G. one witnesses a sea sport [among rural boys and Scape (4) S. Queen Credible (4) C. The tournament will be held search and Development In the men’s Futures in Aziz (GBR) & Youssef Hossam (Egy) which according to Dilip. Unmukt Chand c Makwana b Sanan. K. 2. Orla (1) Vishal 57. Exacta: Rs. Diablo (1) 3. Kamble 57. Rs. Rajan Aggarwal & Gautam Rs.30 Mathaiyus (3) Srinath 55. 5. Naresh 3 FAIZ JASDANWALLA Suraj Narredu 57.340 (Arshad Alam) 3 and Winsomeness Khan) 1. (1. BANGALORE 2000 jan Aggarwal & Gautam Agarwal. 10. 4.000 ITF Naveen Patnaik and a host of Terming it as “unimagin. 7-6(2). ranking. Vijay 60). Imran 2 CHAITANYA RATHAM gasus (8) A. SHP: Rs.5. Lopamudra. 70 and 23 (p). 5. Rs.600m). 2. Italian Cypress Courtship (2) A. II). 6.5. Alford 70 (Cat. Narayan & N. I.2 overs (R.000m). Aman Singh 2) bt Army Makwana 1-0-6-0. Arak (11) T. Sumit Narwal Mutko told TASS news zero tolerance”. miss the 2017 edition due to Akshdeep Nath 107 At Vadodara: Saurashtra 92 & Mohammed Siraj four for 52) drew “professional commitments NANDAKUMAR MARAR the wicket. 3. III). 1-1/4. Cruiser (10) S. Imran Khan 57. 5.— FILE PHOTO up.200m). Reach The Heights (1) Sai Kumar 53. BATTALION (Phoenix Tower – Runner-up: Rs. 1. Kumar 56. Silver Edge (6) S. 55. 2 RANJIT V. who is in fine fettle. Cl. urday.” KKR said in a release. Mathaiyus.o. Trainer: G. 6.o.S. Par Chinoy 57. (6) K. 6. (1. Best (2) N. SOVEREIGN CROWN Pamella (6) P. Adam. BENGALURU: Battalion (Suraj Das. Onk Onk Onk (7) Sai 50 (Cat. 12-45 p.” doubles title tournament on Saturday saw Chief Minister Patnaik said GABODE (DJIBOUTI): National Lakshit Sood. 896 and Rs.200m).087 (three tkts. acle.100m). Tla: all races. Parvez Rasool 250 n. 6. 7. (8) N. 3.000 Russian athletes in The allegations are the month when Kohli is expected Achievers 7 (Dhruvpal Godara 6. Riya partnered Wargnier (Fra) 5-7. wishing the and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the inauguration “There is a similar tourna. 801 and Rs. for six decl. (1) Laxmikanth 53.. Kumar 60. Maiden 2-y-o and Private Paradise (Antony Raj) 4. Temerity. Athlone) Suraj Narredu 1. rated 15 to 35. 351 (w). 64.5. Batman (5) C. Vikrant 58. 15. 8 UMRAOLAL GUPTA ME. 5.5. letes from international com.” minister Vitaly the fight against doping with as the leading run-getter with Armoured Corps beat Army Sangwan (not out) 24. Vijay Vidyut 4 M. In My Dream (1) 311. Chinoy 55. Warner finished four-goal tournament final.5. Cairo: column and every 3x3 box Chhattisgarh.23s. 3. Symbol Of Pride (3) vor 57. Biju Patnaik was born. dia 29. Irfan Khan three kept the chase going before on the first day. ATTORNEY GENERAL (Mull Of Astra (6) Akshay Kumar 61. FINAL DAY At Rajkot: Punjab 468 drew with At Belagavi: Gujarat 307 drew with TN 580 for six decl.5. Coat Of Arms (1) B.30: 1. Paras Knight Riders MD & CEO Saurashtra’s young fast from this win and more im. Moghalrajpuram (4) G. Jaydev Unadkat 18-6-31-1. 39. 362.).532 (three tkts. over. 3-y-o only.o. 6. 21 (w). Aparajith 54 At Lucknow: Andhra 190 & 171 Kolkata Knight Riders in the 417 for three in 104. 18 and RATHAM 6. Mukesh Kumar 55. I). Olly Boy (7) Daman 60. 6-4. The ministry said it would consolidate his number three 3 1/2. Byramji. In doubles. Flashing Honour (10) P. 75. Green Jewel JARAT & GOA AREA TROPHY Horse Breeds Farm Pvt. Sunil 55. in 161 overs few years and played a signi. SHP: Rs. II). Trevor) 2. 1-1/4. 6. Ra.5. Gaikwad 53. (1. Oathofyourdaughter. In Command (1) A.74s. South Africa in the five-match Rathore. Sacrifice. Champagne (2) Trainer: F. was n. Exacta: Rs. Rs. 22 (w). rated 20 to 46. in 229 Khajuria 72. Free Eagle (8) Kuldeep Singh 55. and 1.). rosemakeup (6) Ajit Singh 53. 9. 62-point lead to just two follow- Achievers will challenge Jin.5. Sea 53. 6-4 in the final.400m). 21. Monza (13) Treble: 6. Rinku Singh 83) 420 bt Delhi 237 & 271 in 78. which is still trying to series against England (January Rathore 3.J. 70 (Cat. 3.” said the 39-year-old. 3. 2. 3.S.5. 2. the pace bit. Mistry & Mrs. Heart (5) Sandesh 56. 71. II).5. in 27. Sandesh 55.R. 1-3/4 and Nk. Khoshgel (1) Akshay Kumar 53. the $10. 3-45: 1. dium here. 1. 19 and 124 (p). 1. 1-45: 1.800m). FP: Rs. 3/4 and 1.1). Sweet Pistol (10) Md. Apache Sunrise (Jagadeesh) 1. Naman Ojha 43. Staying The David Allan 57. Upon A Star (8) G. Total (in 78. Sandhu. 6-2. The winner is owned by Manjri (Suraj Narredu) 1. 60. 9. y-o & over: Massive Dynamics Satinette. Amit 58. 3/4 and Snk. (1. 9. Laxmikanth 58.5. 5. about 30 sports took part in a latest body blow to Russian to feature in the three-match Deepak Udar) bt 61st Cavalry 5 (Ravi Saurashtra bowling: Kushang Pa. Jodha) 1. 14. 4. Almost Magical (2) G. HARANGI PLATE (Div. and Rs.5. Trinella: Rs. maiden Singh 55.1 overs): 271.30: 1. 3-y-o only. 2. In My Dream Breaking Away (A. Tr (i): 1. Sisco (10) K. Wise Child (7) Jodha 57. to be held here on Sunday (Dec. Shaurya Sanandia five 84.S. 91 (w). I am sure this [initiative by Margarita Lazareva of Russia 6-4. 3 and Fioroloco (Irvan Singh) 4. Grace (8) Kunal Bunde 55.600m). King Of Pop (7) N. True Hymn (7) A. 3. Sacrifice (10) Night Fury (8) P. 11. 4. Manan Sharma c or a state doping pro.000 ITF Futures. 4. 3. 23.S.600m). Sreekant 3. Bazinga (Rajesh nogamini (12) A. 57.. rated 66 to 90 (Cat. Trustful (2) N. II). Wonder Star (1) Ajit Singh 53.5. Advance To Contact Arakawah (2) Zervan 53 and 7. 1. Exacta: Rs. “The legendary all-rounder VADODARA: Kushang Patel (four day when 18 wickets fell. Favourite: Bold March.N. (1. 325.5 and 12. sports minister calling for was under control of WADA two points behind in the chart at the Jaipur Polo ground on out on the crucial day. 5 & 6. Milind Kumar c (sub) Amitoze for allegations of conspiracy said in a separate statement. “pick up hockey sticks and not when I was playing. Nikhil 50. Ajeeth Kumar 55. Sumit Ruikar Delhi packing Mumbai 185 & 227 for four in 116 overs (Abhinav Mukund 99.5. rated 26 to MILLION (1. Negress Princess (2) Akshay Day’s best: Adam 3. Sir Desmond. Miss Ivory (5) PLATE (1. (P. 4-y-o & over: Deepak Singh 53. 13 points The results: Baroda Cup (semi. Angel Girl (14) 1. 8.5. Texas Gold (4) J. 10. Siobhan. A. Silken Eyes (6) J. Prashanth Kumar 36. 2-15: 1. Nightfall (3) Tanala: 1. 2. 2. 7. TOROROSSO (Red Giant – (1. Exacta: Rs. 883. by Mr. 1 and 3.5.R. 2.: 1. Ajeeth Kumar 50. II). 55. Rosemonde (12) A. 1. 3. 11. mar 56. 6.5. 21 and 94 (p). 46.64s. 1.5. Master Sergeant (8) 3. Lnk.” former India goalkeeper with her performances as she Maragarita Lazareva (Rus) bt Riya cluding Ashok Kumar. Rs.S. Q: Rs. (Terms). CAPTAIN MORGAN (Admiralof. Saurashtra — 2nd innings: 420. Wings Of Private Paradise.5. Act In Time. Exodus. The playing area has both practise and I have told them seniors and juniors occupying to practise at least three days a every bit of the artificial turf. Ltd. Champ (3) Beuzelin 58. Abhimanyu Es. Semifinals: Riya chael Kindo. 6-3.400m). Favourite: Trojan.5. 221. 2. 11. Ma.5. Trevor 2. as coach Sitanshu 72. Of The City (1) Merchant 58. Egyptian Wind (2) Ajit score over her rivals in the Gitanjali 50 (Cat. Awesome Show (4) Khurshad MORIAL CUP (1. IV. Sabiq 217. 6. w-3): 41. who spear- headed the Saurashtra attack WRECKER-IN-CHIEF: Shaurya Sanandia’s five-for helped Saurashtra send Delhi to its doom in their Group B match on Saturday. Lord Arazan. overdid MOSCOW: Russia denied it was the Olympic Games are over.30: 1. Sameeruddin 62. Green Striker (8) B. Picture Perfect (11) Beuzelin 58. able. nb-1. PLATE (Div.4 overs (Sumiran Amonkar 55. Exacta: Rs.58s. Vijays Splendour (5) vor 53. Chinoy 58. 2. KEERTHIVASAN slated on March 5 here. rated 60 & above: Integ. PLATE (1. Possim. Golden Eclipse (7) T. 96. Excellence (5) Kuldeep Singh 54. To. Ex. 744. Manjunath B. 11. Jackson b Unadkat 46. and 9.02s. going down for 271. — AFP ary 28 to February 10). 12 and 13 (p).5. 5.239. Green Striker Pfeiffer (11) Kuldeep Singh 58.S. Lightning (Div. 57. 3 and Back Of Beyond (P. HARANGI PLATE (Div. 5. 9. Jaydev Unadkat. That’s My Darling (5) P. for the World Anti-Doping with the aim of coming up ahead of Kohli.1 overs with Hyderabad 143 & 56 for five in and time constraints”. Chouhan 59.A. p. 2. 11). 673 Khurshad Alam 53. TROPHY (1. Exacta: Rs. Trinella: Rs. Blue Eyed Babe (11) Ajeeth Jodha 52. lb-11. 9. 2.271. — PTI RACING Adam runs as favourite Temerity for season’s Battalion takes the honours in first Classic HYDERABAD: Adam appeals most in Waverly Creek (6) Kuldeep Singh Md.

ena (Utk) bt Farhan Shaikh (Goa) in the ITF junior tennis cham. 69kg: Andy Chauha (Kar) bt Shivraj (Pud) RSC. B. (4). Bobby Eberle. 150-104. great. Messi 72. Daniel Nestor & Ivanovic bt Ro. Zane Goddard. 150-145. cident prior to the 2014 Com. Ad- vani put it across Iran’s Sasan vani bt Ko Ko 150-128. billiards (long-up format) Mawson stormed to the top of Kalmthout stormed into the lahoma City Thunder. 151-23. with Newey on 113 and Anand started off with an easy Aung Htay. Bahadur Rana (SSCB) bt Budha (Meg) 5-0. 152-111. Kumar’s return to the ring feat to UAE Royals on Sat. Bakkali 90+3). 154-0. 2 Fa. Pablo Cuevas & Nestor bt Bopanna & Borussia Dortmund 1 (Reus 90). 91kg: Virender Kumar (HP) bt pionships here on Saturday. Htay. ‘Scud’ did have an ace Earlier. leaving lien Rojer & Jankovic 6-5(1). Jasveer Singh (RSPB) bt Vashistha (Ind) 6-4. 0. nik bt Veselin Topalov. Darmstadt 0. Htay. 151-82. celona 3 (Suarez 59. high Marcelo Melo & Bertens bt Jean-Ju. Advani bt Lashkari Akhilesh Mohan (Fra) 150-60. 124-150. Group A with a five-match 12-150. Robert Hall At the restart Mawson got Katayama. day. bt Roshan (Raj) 5-0. 151-34. Hall bt Praput the lead into turn 1. while Aditi was the Rookie-of. Ivanovic lost to Flipkens Mueller 76. but Houston Rockets BENGALURU: Peter Gilchrist. whose technique re. he was forced to ward to driving in India next. This tire. 150-7. Vladimir Kram. the classical ways of Bhaskar. Chaithana. sailed into the spectators. Kimi Favourite Pankaj Advani Thawat bt Jaiveer Dhingra 150-60. the deadlock just before the The results: 85. Kothari. Lewandowski 21. drew with Anish Giri. Haria. however. (Robben 18. 151-91. Newey and Drugovich. Carlos Moya pulling off the Zaha 70. The results (pre-quarterfi. American Beth Allen won GUWAHATI: Olympian Dinesh HYDERABAD: Despite a 20-24 de. Pavan Ravishankar. 81kg: Manish Panwar (RSPB) bt PUNE: Siddanth Banthia and Mi. frames awarded to Sitwala as Nalin 44. 80) the LET Order of Merit crown. Newey got the fourth with 102 points. 7-6(2). — Sports Bureau 60kg: Shiva Thapa (Asm) bt Man- CM ND-ND YK . Mawson. Indian Aces advanced again. 7. Campbell 89). (R. Dinesh. 155-0. “The MADRID: Lionel Messi struck christ on the opening day of races) were both forced to re. neswaran 6-3. The results: Thawat Sujaritthurakarn (Tha) 151. the jump on Newey and took Race 4: 1. move of the tournament must Singapore Slammers bt Japan Leipzig 0. Suarez rounded Classic.” Mawson currently leads the top of La Liga with a 3-0 win at Osasuna. Aussie Zane Goddard as had to retire with a technical eland 114 bt Miami 84. Group D: Praput Chaithanasakun macher and Juri Vips collided Joey Mawson. 6-3. With the match level at 2-2. 3. 152-104. Lionel Messi. 66-151.O. 10 advantage in the two games first-round bye. — PTI Advani cruises La Liga: Osasuna 0 lost to Bar- 84. 151-20.B. Manoj Kumar (RSPB) bt Tilok Dinesh Kumar (AIP) bt Tanish Siddhant Banthia (Ind) bt Aditya (Asm) 5-0. against Mark Philippoussis. Bhaskar. 7-6 J. 152-20. Real Sociedad 3 (Willian Jose Aditi finishes third rounds. Hall. 150. In Race 3. Melo & Granada 1 (Kravets 81). Manuel Maldonado. My competitors had a its first win in four La Liga Anand draws time. also cruised into the knockout 150-30. Sitwala bt Nalin 151-133 (first 2 (Eng) bt Joshi 141-151. Group A: Pankaj Advani bt Alok (Eng) 150-20. 150-39. Malaga 1 (Camacho 24) drew with Kashyap blew a 14-10 and 12. saw her opponent draw 6-3. Swansea 3 206. Ingolstadt 1 (Roger 12) bt RB lost to top seed Son Wan Ho Guangzhou Asian Games. 30-150. Daniels 90). Katayama. 150-121. SARANGI A. Race 3: 1. 152-26. 151-4. Venhlimpuia Siddanth and arm. 152. Bhaskar pulled out all the stops to take the deciding frame against on pole position with Newey points. Kashyap silver medal in the 2010 points) will take on the OUE Credit for the best opening Dodig 6-3. but a little too late Japan Warriors 30-20. hour before Messi’s double in Fabiano Caruana drew with V. Gilchrist finished his group Mawson won ahead of Fe. 150-126. Hamburg 1 (Kostic 68) bt Augsburg JEJU (KOREA): India’s P. Prasadula (AP) bt Akash Kumar (Chd) 5-0. Bhaskar of the ‘T’ in a 6-2 win over the chance at a play on it. Jay Sax- girls’ singles titles respectively decision in his favour against (Miz) bt Nandan (Kar) 5-0. mentioned): the final 17 minutes moved him also made it to the last-16. Bhaskar bt Nalin Patel (Tha) bt Devendra Joshi (Ind) 151-35. Levon Aronian bt Michael ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as this occasion. surprised all champ hit two aces that caught Ivan Dodig with no human Nick Kyrgios bt Rojer & Prajnesh Gun. Haria 94-150. 150-24. Charlotte 109 bt Orlando came against Siddharth Newey (in the last race) and Mawson finished on the po- 88. Costa 86) bt Wolfsburg boxing championship here on Tennis League here. DUBAI: India’s Aditi Ashok Lashkari 152-0. ON TRACK: India’s B. rison Newey. Gilchrist. Sumit Kumar (Utk) bt Durgesh Mihika win titles In an exciting 52kg pre- quarterfinal contest. last-16 of the points format Round 2 of the MRF Challenge had a good start and was up to ramento 100. 7. Atlanta 114 bt Milwaukee 110. 152-0. — Agencies Parikh. JOSEPH ANTONY of his own. Dinesh. 117. Har. championship title on the MRF 2000 championship lead with Mawson settling The results : Phoenix 119 bt LA Thursday. 64. going down-the-line The results: UAE Royals bt Indian Bundesliga: Bayern Munich 5 the-Year. Yoshiaki Wesley So. 62-150. well. SPORT | 19 NOIDA/DELHI THE HINDU SUNDAY. Vivek hika Yadav won the boys’ and jury to witness a turnaround of Singh (Raj) RSC. Livermore 78) drew with claimed back-to-back titles Y. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave the season. 86). eased into the with a win in the final race of into second place. turn 1. bt Mohan 150-13. R. the Grand Prix Gold tourna. Deepak (Tel) 5-0. On 151-63. championship with 141 points Barca should have killed the LONDON: India’s Viswanathan game off in the first half as Luis Bhaskar edged out Myanmar’s nical issues. 150-31. reported late for the match). 52kg: Neeraj 75kg: Aditya Mann (Har) bt Rohit Shinde (Man) RSC. 150-13. first lap but on lap 3 Newey Houston 102 bt Oklahoma City 99. Behind them Schu. ran wide and lost out to both Kalmthout. Sitwala. 0. In his final fixture. Feng Shanshan of China Comeback man Dinesh stuns Tanish Aces meet Slammers in final Bournemouth 2 (Afobe 45+2. Friday’s results: La Liga: ment on Saturday. 100-157. Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt 0 to lose against the local fa. — PHOTO: RITU RAJ KONWAR Aussie. 150- 112. Dhruv Sitwala bt Mo- sembles that of a pool player. Ashish (JK) bt Neeraj (AIP) Sumit Singh (Tel) RSC. to take his second win of the Dubai at the invitation of Premier League: Watford 3 signed off a brilliant season The Bengaluru player topped Group B: Aung Htay (Mya) bt 150-83. Drugovich. third position by the end of the 103. Adams. 6. VENKATNARAYAN second and Mawson in third. sakun. This brought out the Parth Ghorpade. 150-13. Kirsten Flipkens wrong. 151-74. Newey also Lakers 115. — PTI category here. 9. Juanmi 90+1) bt Valencia 2 (Parejo 36-pen. Marcos Baghdatis bt drew with Hoffenheim 0. Venkatnarayan is in 2. 65-150. 153- Grand Chess tour. 4. go to Tomas Berdych. Girls: B. (Lukaku 17. Prodl 59) bt Everton 2 tied for third place with Eng. 5. Cologne 1 (Rudnevs 28) drew with Kashyap loses Saturday. monwealth Games. 10. Ad. 152-20. 2016 here on Saturday. 150-2. 23-152. 2016 Rockets stop Gilchrist in pre-quarterfinals Messi double MOTORSPORTS Thunder Mawson storms eases pressure on Enrique LOS ANGELES: Russell West- brook inscribed his name alongside that of NBA icon Mi- chael Jordan with a seventh BILLIARDS / Bhaskar stays unbeaten in his group outings ASHWIN ACHAL to the top straight triple-double on Fri. Bhaskar bt Htay 0-150. (Har) 4-1. Mawson started Drugovich in third on 105 Suarez and Messi missed two draw against World No. Niraj (Har) (South Korea) 6-0. 8. Hull 3 (Snodgrass 27-pen. started to push for a gap but Schramm. It turned out to be a mixed day for British racer Newey. Dallas 111 bt Indiana event here. 150-7. Rohit (RSPB) bt Pritam Vijay Kumar (D&D) retired (R1). 153-19. 2. Agencies The Haryana cop. round of the London Chess stops to take the deciding perfect start and got past the The results: However.— PHOTO: AFP Boston 94. Slammers squashed Prajnesh 6-5(4). Young. 8. Anand. DECEMBER 11. A serve Warriors 30-20 (Moya bt Safin 6-4. Alok. Kavinder Singh (SSCB) bt (Lat) bt Anastasia Gasanova 6-3. 5. 150-117. In the evening session. 16-21 in the semifinals of seriously injured in a road ac. whole weekend has just been twice as Barcelona recorded the preceding event. the Aces (18 level but broke away for a well-deserved win. 150-110. Vijay Kumar (Pun) bt Pawan Kumar ((Del) 3-2. 4. 6-7(3). winning streak. 151-94. the final leg of the frame. Group C: Peter Gilchrist (Sin) bt List of last-16 players: Advani. 151-88. 9. finishing on a 10-under total of in the day. NY Knicks 103 bt Sac. needed only 20 seconds to beat Rajasthan’s Tanish. Kavinder 64kg: Sandeep (AIP) bt Puran Day (HP) 5-0. retire. the in-form Singaporean hit his stride. Rupesh. Railways’ J. after more than two years was urday. bt Sunderland 0. — AFP one of the amazing stories on to Sunday’s final of the Coca and cross-court. Mihika Yadav (Ind) bt Sohyun Park (Del) bt Gobind (UP) 5-0. was Singapore Slammers (14). The results (finals): Boys: nals): 49kg: Amit (Har) bt Rubul 5-0. Sunil Kumar (Bih) bt Aditya Mane (Mah) 5-0. 150-144. 150-48. 90+2). stage engagements with five lipe Drugovich and fellow started to slow and eventually Detroit 117 bt Minnesota 90. In Race 4 pole sitter Young spoiled the moment with a who captured the IBSF World DUBAI: Australian driver Joey got bogged down as Van 102-99 victory over his Ok. Vips. Rupesh Shah Australian as they headed into MRF Challenge. 124-151. footed Ana Ivanovic time and Marat Safin. (Raj) RSC. MURALI KUMAR alongside him. (Miz) bt Sukhraj Singh (AIP) K. ga’s bottom side. Chit Ko Ko (Mya) bt 75. Llorente 54. 58. Newey crossed the finish line 10. Mawson 3. Siddharth Parikh bt Dhvaj Ko Ko. safety car. han Bopanna & Sania Mirza 6-3. Praput bt Sourav Kothari 18-150. Toronto 101 bt His toughest challenge championship rivals Harrison problem in his car. who bagged an 81kg In a replay of the 2015 title showdown. Damani. 150-16. hannson went for the corners swerved so viciously that it Kiki Bertens bt Jelena Jankovic 6-3. Singh of Services defied an in. — vourite. Schumacher drops to big chances each against La Li- biano Caruana in the first Bhaskar pulled out all the Aung Htay. wins in as many matches. tough day but I am sure they will fight back and I look for- games to close to within three points of Real Madrid at the with Caruana India’s B. Mick Schumacher (both dium in all the four races. Ankush Hudda (Chd) bt Rocky RSC. Aces 24-20 (Johannson bt Philip. Ward 16. Arsenal 3 (Walcott land’s Florentyna Parker at 42. Hikaru Nakamura lost to La Liga’s top scorer with 11 for dox style came second best to Kumar 53-150. 150-2. Joshi.000 ITF Devendro Singh (Man) bt Arvind women: Final: Daria Marcinkevica (Utk) 5-0. Freiburg 1 (Petersen 86) bt 21-23. Felipe Drugovich. Ozil 49. off a fine team move to break Brijesh Damani 28-150. legends rubber victory over (Sigurdsson 51-pen. Gilchrist bt Parikh 150-65. Pedro Cardoso. However. The greying Thomas Jo. RSPB in a tough fight. by taking the ring in the 91kg GRITTY: Kavinder Singh of SSCB (right) defeated J. Bhaskar stayed un- beaten in his group outings as After topping the incident- filled Race 3. Sujaritthurakarn. 6. The results (Indians unless hamed Aslam (Sri) 150-29. At Solapur: $10. Htay’s unortho. Iwobi 75) bt Stoke 1 six-under par 210 in the Dubai (Adam 29-pen). 154-0. 136-150. who had felled Gil. the third day of the National Cola International Premier tacled Belgian had the early poussis 6-2. Bhaskar (RSPB) 5-0. The bespec. (R3). Arvind (Meg) 3-2. Naik (Goa). with Crystal Palace 3 (Benteke 52-pen. — PHOTO: K. Goddard. lead. Boyd 75) bt following a brilliant eight-un- der final round 64. Dylan Young. who had a metal rod inserted in his right ish (SSCB) 4-1. Berdych bt Dodig 6-3). retire from Race 4 due to tech. 24. 61-152. who got a The 2002 Australian Open to the left of the court. Burnley 3 (Hendrick Ladies Masters on Saturday BOXING TENNIS 13. in turn 1 forcing both drivers to Van Kalmthout. 2. weekend with Drugovich in MRF Limited) (Okaka 36. Clev. Dio- mande 72. Parikh. 152. Bhas- kar.

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The Tibetans I meet sometimes refer be a market for locally made handicrafts. given that it was the first settlement known as Bdeskyidslargso (in proper here. I feel it is peaceful. book. Gujarati two monks in maroon robes seem happy and Hindi. if all the land reverts to the Indian govern- though I’ve read in ment when the lease ends. raja and the chief minister of what was then an estimated 2. 2016 sundaymagazine I’m afraid 2 4 A PILGRIMAGE TO MEET MARTIN AMIS. It is ‘Yes. such as canal-digging and road-laying. The whole settlement is spread out in a Only a few eateries are open this early. but it turns out he was granted a pulao?’ Chinese passport (though his parents were ‘I like it that there are so many temples not). The showroom has piles of unsold shaw from Kushalnagar town about ten kilo. the Tashi Lunpo. but it turns out he’s fluent in the foodie in me is titillated. HERE’S Murugan FIRST DESIGN GURU SOMEONE WHO DID IT P5 @HINDU_MAGAZINE HTTPS://WWW. Tibet when he was 20. colour is different. sizeable community roughly in the region of gets. that they eat sambar. we’re talking about a panied by a smile. oily. into here. but alone. The gilded roofs of a camp. based on an architec- thumb-sized statuette. There’s been rural infrastructural Continued on page 2 CM ND-X YK . cannot expand beyond the land granted. rich Harrer. ‘We could sew a silk At the Rigzod Bookstore by the gate. located in Karnataka. ancient tradition of Padmasambhava. Then she adds that it would be Chinese alphabets. although about to start work raised four children: his two sons are in the on a half-done. Better to walk. when 30. He was 18 in 1959 when the Dalai with this Indo-Tibetan breakfast combo: the Lama went into exile. Tamil. occasionally. at asteries surrounded by residential quarters greedy man.’ Nepal. here looking for ethnic knickknacks. there. cheated by her Indian to the Tibetans. Electricity comes Tibetans to travel out for study or go to India around noon. He might return Dalai Lama photograph.’ he says cheerfully. settlement and try. sold to non-Buddhists. for you.000 ingma ritual (the old translation school). rugs.’ The bitter words are accom. say — then he The Namdroling Monastery was estab- he wants to emphasise that he isn’t making can’t work. since the Tibetan enterprises — with foreign cash received from people like this long-time affinity is also evident from repository of culture with monasteries and farming. as soon as I pass the signboard. lavish religious painting.000 Tibetans enter India as in a Hollywood blockbuster based on the day Bihar to Tibet to teach and founded the ‘Can I have a Buddha instead?’ I point at a Mysore State. taurants. noodle-making. when Tibet was recreated on this southern patch. She even shows me a photo of Harrer first monastery there. a money generated has to support all the in- habitants. I therefore decide not to ask any person I It is also interesting how these new mon- astic institutions have created a Buddhist and a boost for replica of the formal seat of the Panchen Lama. prentice to the master here. I also the happiness and freedom of others. according to her. each family to ensure that the travellers At his insistent unwillingness to sell me Taking a cue from him.. averaging nameless ‘hotel’ next-door. be prin- is a direct translation from the Tibetan. He giant gilded Buddha. but we are both humans. plus mon. I to Tibet. PHOTOS: ZAC O’YEAH the farm – running the pump and sprinklers withhold passports from some members of – but at 4. has provided The Tibetan than the Tibetan plateau.S. he worked hard and where an artist. The stuffing momos for lunch.FACEBOOK.’ is a powerful place for purification of the ‘But do you like it here?’ I am somewhat taken aback. Tibetan) and I walk across to the carpet unit The winter air is a tad nippy.30 pm he’s back at the temple. while his vites me in. His English is far Tibetan sambar sounds like epic fusion. 40 years from an academic paper now is a long time. the Tibetan presence has meant a significant increase in tourism road from the monastery. in. There is a mounting sense of per- board at the village manence to the settlement.’ a 99-year lease. I get down in a nice little bazaar fea. I too spend time come back. I ask if it was a hard ‘What do you like best – biriyani or walk. The rick. and (below) monks have a philosophical debate at Sera Mey monastery. that cornerstone of south it in a blink. was inaugurated this year.COM/THEHINDUSUNDAYMAGAZINE Tibetan sambar Step past a signboard and you are bang in the middle of Tibet. the fact that the Tibetan script is based on meant a significant temples representing the main Tibetan tra. Beyond it is another camp — number 5. as if day — has received sad news. earth: about 4. a typical Indian village where a Hindu cer. given the mon- entrance says ‘Lug.000 metres from end to end. border around it. to India as everything that is outside the now they sell sweaters produced in Ludhi. the a Tibetan. at which time there were ten resident He is painting this thangka for a ❋❋❋ monks. It is crowded here.’ panies. Telugu.. data suggest that Camp 1 has a population of on his last visit. monastery are visible in the distance. lished in 1963 as a 9 x 9 feet bamboo struc- universal pronouncements. he gets up at five every morning. Harrer who. He tells me he came from ‘India acchha hai . and Canada. Compare that with Tibet’s 1. Pitt. through with proper metalled roads. buy something The Tibetans got 12 square kilometres on 11. it also resulted in fric- kilometres. sit on the porch of his hut. So if he has a bad cipled like a Tibetan. fight the Chinese until he too had to flee. no other customers. Indian food has too suspect that religious artefacts are not to be also good to promise never to do such things much masala and it is also. who believe Tibetans to be flush as the ‘Birthplace of the Noble Ones’ and cover presence has forest into agricultural plots and created a However. But he stayed back to result of 50 years of cultural assimilation. through the ages. respectively. so he could cross legally. Afterwards I find a thangka studio Once he reached safety. The monks adhere to the ny- coming month. The temple They chat online. Furthermore. But let’s just call it Camp 1. It’s a fairly small piece of the better if I didn’t tell anybody who said this. Tibetan ladies sit in a circle. so that is when he has to be at to visit the sacred sites of Buddhism. Which in itself is not a strange sight. restaurants. So far it has taken eight great temple was inaugurated in 1999 by the weeks and he expects to finish it over the This unusual settlement was founded in Dalai Lama. It has expanded hugely since and its monastery in Tibet. She indicates that she gurus India. In charming agricultural landscape cut the first I try. The grandest con. as far as possible.’ part of his antipathy probably stems from any negative actions one has done in the I ask if he goes to Kushalnagar to eat the basic truth that home decorators come past. he was appointed an ap. bottle of soda. ‘Go to the souvenir shop. They two feet shorter Padmasambhava. she says. As for this settlement. so clearly It owes its existence to the benevolence and interest is therefore grabbed by the statue to thangkas are in demand. which to fantasy fans may sound like something out of Tolkien. consider India Over the decades. ‘The nicknamed the Golden Temple by tour com- cheap. You better get it framed in India. DECEMBER 11. This temple here. so from perfect. and hotels in particular. res. and only three metres away. The thoughts into the labour. t is morning in a The larger issue relates to the fact that Tibetan farming land is more precious now that Kushalnagar community in is developing into an economic hub for south India. just drove through Bylakuppe. one passes breath — sambar. quite expensive. tion. but realise mind. ❋❋❋ grubgling. In 747 he declares that they have orders for the next also received the support of both the maha. the cultural differ. that its full name is Lugszungbsam. KARBALA IS MADE ARGUABLY BRITAIN’S there may be MORE POIGNANT BY IRAQI HOSPITALITY MOST CONTROVERSIAL WRITER TODAY a censor inside 3 6 DASHRATH PATEL’S FIGHTING BACK FROM me: Perumal EARLY WORKS RETRACE THE JOURNEY OF INDIA’S TB AND HEARING LOSS ISN’T EASY. SUNDAY. ture. When I ask one of grace of Jawaharlal Nehru’s government. which means that he can the winter of 1960-61.000 people. increase in tourism structions have come up in the last couple of decades and the newest. ‘Aggressive and Vihara. the numbers are growing — Years in Tibet who was essayed by Brad Pitt went from Nalanda University in present- four months. But it’ll be too expensive pick up an information booklet. Padmasambhava is one among the many an altitude almost four kilometres lower for monks and nuns.526 in Camp 2. he which sympathised with the refugees. to ana factories and souvenirs imported from foreign tourists cannot stay in Tibetan ‘You’re a monk. in fact. were faced with a comprising over 20 villages. since double take. the celebrated author of Seven process). neighbours. to support the Tibetan cause. About Harrer. shop-keeping. thangka-painting and carpet-weaving — fisted that he wouldn’t even give 25 paise to Brahmi (from the Gupta era) rather than ditions of Buddhism. I get slightly adamant meditating at the main temple which has a After five years at a thangka institute in and browse through the entire shop. as I pay for a and hotels retain their Tibetanness. I do a shops. The paint is mixed with gold and daughters found jobs in India. the Golden Temple. U. was so tight. women weaving in the factory at the back. he doesn’t look anything like tural design from India. I am in Camp 4 is close to the popular tourist attrac- Tibet. asteries that have cost crores to erect. Especially since Kannada. At the canteen in the shopping complex across the Kushalnagar’s However.048. I see Indian meals. cial permits. On the way. One Tibetan lady I meet says there used to On the other side.’ he says. He invites me to tions in a mixture of Kanglish-Hinglish.’ I exclaim. the left of the 60-foot Buddha – that of the the managers if I may buy myself one. sidering that there are four more camps. set in a little corner of some southern hills ZAC O’YEAH development in the area as well. Camp 3 is near the Sera Road turning and Then. been planted in strict rows. Con.2 million square meet for his or her name. and even Camp 1 is offers fresh Tibetan bread with — hold your quite tiny – coming in a rickshaw. but he’s tion. The proprietor about 30 families each. ‘one may feel remorseful and confess ‘About me. is actually the Padmasambhava some 660 ragged refugees. She criticises foreigners who pretend lodges or monasteries (unless they get spe. There are a Tibetans followed the Dalai Lama into exile. which is why the settlement is refugees every year. anything whatsoever. set up in 1969. I appreciate his idiom. while near the new turing memorial stupas and monumental Tashi Lunpo monastery there’s yet another prayer wheels. a farmer toiling on his plot where trees have ‘Sambar swalpa spicy hai . when the authorities allow goes to the temple at six. Even sam Settlement’. is known. such as Hein.’ the uncle cau. ‘about me’ suggests a certain humility. which is how it’s locally The second camp. Typically. but about me. My couple of studios in Camp 1. revival of sorts in the land of Buddha. from killing insects up to neglecting tandoori chicken. sitting behind the cash counter. Pointing to my skin she says. the make four thangkas in a year. they turned the 30. which I’m guessing tions to me that he must only put good cut down on non-veg food and. filled with sacred Himachal Pradesh. grudgingly lets me buy a cloth print of a relics. but and a boost for Kushalnagar’s shops. in the future…’ I decide to drink less beer. Despite the fact China. They. One artist even men. Old emony was in progress outside a home. The first to reach Camp 1. I spot a monk. WEEKLY EDITION 2. they Afternoon rituals at the Golden Temple. with a further 4. Bengali. wild jungle in which to make their homes. so that those I chat with won’t face unnecessary trouble. They suggest the individual villages aren’t big. At 77. which take two to six months to ences are glaring. The Coorg. since his parents are still there. well.

then whizzes off on her urban areas. “Who would want to Sharada. end of her journey. plastic bottles momos. you did speak English!’ novel set in Bengaluru is the bestselling new hubs outside Bengaluru. the Sera mon. Bengaluru. Netherlands (a human rights organisation).” Mey and Jey — that are prettily laid out on aminations.” she for the last five years. which has been responsible instead of the snow-capped Himalayan my head: artists. which considers our faces. the Karnataka government. So I don’t ask the women anything. Setting up and Uttar Pradesh. for instance.khan@thehindu. close makuru is also affordable for us. he’ll go home to despite the stylized. but retains a Karnataka’s capital caters to top interna. the pilgrimage took place fatigue were forgotten. Banana Republic and J.” says Pratibha. Gowramma arrived in T Bengaluru with a tin suitcase. and a third for vehicles and security smile. Madhya Pradesh Raksha Kumar is an independent ‘There. The walk is undertaken every year to mark the occasion of Arbaeen. pilgrims too set carry out attacks in Karbala and Najaf. movement is restricted.). PHOTO: SUDHAKARA JAIN end. Most of these are organised are forgotten as millions of worshippers march shoulder to shoulder. delivery.” says Jayaram A. with love The famous pilgrimage in Iraq. My classes. cost. where a strong community It feels even stranger when I reach. “I love to see the lush fields here.’ witty. choreographed move- to Mandya a year ago. “The blast took convoys. the hajj to Mecca in Saudi Arabia saw close to two million pilgrims. A modern teenager. although The workers are happy to be back home. but ry of Rs. ney. a Hero for Hire. she says. says she is more “at ease” ‘It’s like any university. Penney. Dramatic statements are punctu- skyrocketed. and retired folks making their peace with moving out because it has become so diffi.’ he confirms. The 80 km walk takes three days to complete and it would be hard without the selfless hospitality extended all along the route by the local villagers. wages are low and the incidence of sexual efit a great deal from a union here. rebuild them 2. a textile worker. washrooms.” The cost of living is much lower ‘And you work?’ I climb uphill towards the Sera Jey as I too. Today. cult here. Tu. ning breeze. them. ‘What do you speak then — Tibetan?’ ‘Yes. Food and sleeping arrangements. and electricity for industries in smaller dis. towns. ing sexual harassment at the workplace. I get a surreal fast-food eatery in Camp 1. The majority. since 2009. held last month under the looming threat of the IS. conflicts. This year. easy to migrate 쮿 STITCH IN TIME Picking up the threads Bengaluru’s textile industry is headed back to the hinterland RAKSHA KUMAR welve years ago. Luckily for her. working in ging. of a different 2009. 10 hours a day. Since her income was signific- antly higher than his. “Walk- ing with over 20 million people towards the shrine of Imam Hussain and his brother Abbas. however. Arbaeen signifies the end of the 40-day mourning period for Imam Hussain.” Fathima says. laughing. geographical diffusion might weaken the there’s not a yak in sight. PHOTO: ZAC O’YEAH factories in Bengaluru. They run off said. Shi’ite Muslims heretics and has vowed to upon us. gender and politics. 15 kilometres from Mandya Continued from page 1 actually Nepali. I grab dinner at a garment workers’ trade union believes the to 900. For the next 10 years Gowramma worked Peaceful roads with not much traffic connect the camps and as a semi-skilled labourer at garment monasteries. DECEMBER 11. care much for one’s neighbour. Today. and more stable. Zac O’Yeah’s latest comic detective tricts. But keepers. For example. Gowramma’s family decided to return training a new crop of workers. “We are beginning to asteries were destroyed in But when Rama Devi. As night falls. and the theatrical grown up and Bengaluru’s rents had Bengaluru. We had arrived. The up food stalls along the way. human rights. Afterwards. Mandya. it was never home. future. Gowramma was finally recruited by a textile factory. Shia Muslims but Muslims from other sects and Christians too who undertake the jour- grims more or less safe. It’s not just The Iraqi government’s security mea- sures. year – and the monastery owns the isn’t that far from a modern university slice of life But she is far happier than before. Maharashtra. a low hill to the southeast. garment factories in smaller towns meant in search of work. and religious fault lines place about half-an-hour after our group had passed the area. small and big. (right) Pilgrims from Mumbai mash potatoes for vada pav. So Gowramma got to keep her job. On the horizon. The proprietor.” Fathima recalls with a were killed 100 kilometres south of Baghdad Sects. For these women. the Sera area is like a small India. shop- Bengaluru because it was a city that was close to five lakh women in Karnataka work for ensuring a minimum wage and address. who was killed with his family in the battle of Karbala (circa 680 A.’ one of them says. Tears well up in her eyes and her voice cracks as she describes the love with which local Iraqis received the pilgrims par- ticipating in the world’s largest religious gathering last month. peopled by women from Odisha. a member garment industry in Karnataka is fast chan.” Sects. Her husband managed to sell miscellaneous items on a pushcart. After several failed attempts at finding work. she adds.500 to commute to the factory.” says Fathima. like any vy. including food and clothing. doctors on call. in Ramanagara.” group from Mumbai this year served vada several convoys accompanying the pilgrims. monks. work in such conditions? Only those who But one thing is clear: the fabric of the The narrow lanes are tidy. Tumak. It con- tained two saris and her husband and three children’s clothes. who works for Shah Exports. with their own money. The route is roughly divided pav and tea. she continues to work in the gar- ment industry. Bhadravati (Shivamogga). (below) Rotis being laid out for pilgrims for their evening meal. lesson in humanity. I Bengaluru in a few years.500 kilometres south of Her daughter may have been born in Haryana and Tirupur in Tamil Nadu. industry may all but cease to exist in those too may find it profitable to move in but there is also the fear that the industry’s vibe. “The Indian chai was a welcome immediately after Arbaeen. and many workers are finding comfort couple of young monks outside the Sera for some minutes. “Everyone is welcome and it is a great golden dome of the shrine of Abbas at the stops with bedding and food. She worked six days a week.” and religious fault even massage centres are available through- out the journey. H&M.. ments their hands make. Karbala reportedly saw 10 times that number. chatter away. saw 20 million people take part MIRZA MOHAMMED ALI KHAN t is almost as if Sabiha Fathima is back on the road. Mandya. Her life is still far from rosy. SUNDAY. however. The entire route has food arrangements properly in place. 2016 NOIDA/DELHI 02 쮿 PILGRIM’S PROGRESS To Karbala. As I head to the twin Sera monasteries — I realise that I’m witnessing verbal ex- The trend has been so widespread that the uru and Kolar. a entire route was under tight security with ali. When Fathima laid eyes on the glistening as millions of “Locals convert their homes into rest.D. Falling ill meant salary cuts.sundaymagazine THE HINDU. It feels as ancient as Greece. as she narrates her expe- rience of the jour- ney. harassment is high. parents lived here and everyone recognised period. I ask if they speak scooter — in search.H. “At one house a four- year-old girl received us and gave us water. perhaps in the 1970s. but they’ve studied here city. They sit down in neat rows Rs. by their home towns is a far better option. hardships the women face in factories and the need for a union. 50 a day from her meagre monthly sala. but they shake their heads. is the experience of a lifetime. more than 12 years. president. 6. And so the seeds were sown for these Jharkhand. the fact that they will never return to Tibet. and Arbaeen was night. monastery took nine years and were free of that direction. But I Garment and Textile Workers Union published earlier this year. here.C. “the thing I missed the most in ‘Yes. At the in the courtyard to watch fellow monks after 12 years in Bengaluru. Her daughter. have seen worse. He explains that his studies at the notice that hundreds of monks are going in She lives in a one-room house and spends Gowramma. labour union. We will ben. the country. Mysuru. everyone recognises us. farmers. who was killed in the battle of Karbala. from the shrine of their father Imam Men self-flagellate with chains to mourn Imam Hussain. “It was an instant hit with the Despite that. English. who migrated from canteen. There are hostels. conflicts. “Even though I lived in Bengaluru for we do puja in the morning. can’t help speculating. A report by the Indian Committee for the semi-urban parts of Ramanagara district. Her children were factories moved to the districts around Bengaluru to her home town of Tumakuru Sikkim and become a philosophy teacher. who have migrated here multimedia journalist. then there are ated by hand claps and from the occasional soaring costs and labour paucity has been There are currently more than 100 factor. Tibetan town. He is 12. PHOTOS: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Ali in Najaf. In the prayer-flags sway restlessly in the eve. it became her responsibility to pay the rent and school fees.” says Fathima. but with one fundamental difference: She lives in her own house in Tibetan Sambar Chanagalu. in turn. peaks are the undulating hills of Coorg. future. “All pain and worshippers describing a biting cold night when her This year. land Now. CM ND-X YK . very Tibetan air about her as she serves me tional brands including Gap. had begun subsidising water. Bengaluru’s textile factories are once left behind. were enough to keep pil- lines are forgotten by local Iraqis. the grandson of Prophet Mo- hammed. more than 70 Shi’ite pilgrims into three sections: one for walkers. remains in Bengaluru. students beginning their lives. the others being Gurgaon in are inhuman. have been collected in recycling bins. workers like Sharada feel Founded in Tibet in 1419. I’m walking through maize fields and her mother and daughter.” shoulder Besides the local people. has moved back to her hometown. And now the industry is in textile factories under harsh conditions. have an ocean of Tibetan voices echoing in “The industry was established in According to GATWU’s estimates. walking from Najaf to Karbala. most women migrated right two years ago. another weary pilgrims. for food.” says Lhasa. students are expected to serve for one debate. Old Na. says Fathima. The family had travelled from Mandya district in search of jobs in the state capital. perhaps. and at the end there is an exam chuckles I gather the speakers are pretty pushing textile companies into smaller ies. My guess is that the (GATWU). as there is no funding of any sort. All that we could feel group was approached by a young man who under the looming threat of violence from was elation and tears began to stream down march shoulder to led them to a comfortable home for the the Islamic State (IS). Now. back to their home towns and villages. and opportunities back in the homes they Mey play with a dog. showers. hangs out with the oldies Criticised for focusing exclusively on of GATWU. Eleven old woman could be from Tibet and one of Bengaluru is one of three textile hubs in hostels in Bengaluru: production targets live fragmented lives where one doesn’t years later 200 monks journeyed here to the first settlers of Camp 1. and change from the black tea. described the network is absent. focusing on The talkative one explains that they are Hari.

ality. froze hun. PHOTOS: SADANAND MENON & HIMANSHU PANCHAL out-of-the box image. I asked him later why the art world Dias is a well-known name in the field of Delhi. alogue of the Chola bronzes housed in MALINI NAIR photo processes and fosters these practices the Sarabhai amongst his tribe. Malini Nair likes to explore spotlight said Doshi. a pointer to the artist’s other pas. And the archived silver gelatin and polaroid So is there any place for dark room tech- building. The and old frames are more than just the play of own personal photographic collection. napurna is in the bottom right of the fore- An.” wonder if the jute was merely available or sions — deep Indian hues. Kuruganti and Sukanya Ghosh.V. thrown The coarse jute has patiently absorbed the the abiding preoccupation of much of Patel’s dark-room techniques or mixed-media art. key. That is pre- honour the artist as a student. some paintings left seemingly unfin. he is Ahmedabad. “This is a unique find that layers of paint and. curated by Sadanand trepreneur-writer Taro Gold described as backyard. ‘satori’ or nirvana. on till Dec. ing ceramic plates. from design. about to be lifted. with women dancing the garba or The exhibition. they are all filled with the same pulsating. to collage. emerge so strongly in his photographs. had Patel already realised its potential? design. animation filmmaker and menter trying to find his vision and direc. Madras. In Dias’ playful black- Foundation in ver since the ’70s. features her and a num. as if technologies change over the decades as he is a pedagogical. also artistes using digital and social media cisely what artist. “He was a student all his life. “he painted for the sheer joy of torical photographic processes. the early of homes lean intimately into each other. which I loosely translate as the works that anchored the exhibition at two become source material for Uzma Mohsin’s creative possibilities it offers? “It is cer- in the care of his sister Dr. many with references to gay ciates. oils done on jute because the artist Already the paintings show the preoccu. Whether Patel pho- tographed a Chola bronze or painted a be- excitement of jewelled. SUNDAY. They Paris. 2016 NOIDA/DELHI 03 쮿 INSPIRATIONS 쮿 BACK IN TIME Dreaming in analogue A bunch of artists brings together B&W images and mixed-media artworks and open a dialogue between digital and analogue photography The artist as a young man A recent exhibition of Dashrath Patel’s early works unveiled a treasure trove of undiscovered paintings VAISHNA ROY here is a particularly arresting photo- graph of the goddess There is a renewed creative interest in analogue. in turn. the man who trained an entire generation of Indian designers.N. Doshi digital technology into the discussion. each bracelet and anklet.” says home after his death. her right leg and his father. As Menon pointed out. play of light and shadow that would become photographs processed using antiquated just looking at the great grand aunt staring works of most artists are usually lost. from minded.” says Allana. seemingly just about tribe is a fast vanishing one. richness and possibilities are abso- apprentice of art. of archival photographs in India. like a sari to tell a contemporary story. the Mahajans have been and-white works for the exhibition.sundaymagazine THE HINDU. So. show in the way that it celebrated the artist’s landscape on the opposite wall. camera. Its warm. In that sense. Indeed. The painting is fenced on the bottom works in which these photographs are used things that surround the memory of her for helps establish a trajectory of growth as well fibres to create a texture so perfectly mar. DECEMBER 11. first with Rasiklal Parikh stood to have taken the first steps towards palette and abstraction presaging later col. finely-honed concept the Japanese Take. PHOTOS: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT CM ND-X YK .” In fact. Uzma Mohsin’s ‘#prelude in emoji #post photography’. offered up its work. painted over in dark washes. then with Debi Prasad Roy incomplete stroke jumping to life as a mon. Snehalata Desai.” said Doshi. E photographing the busloads of tourists who visit Birla Mandir in New Delhi. the two vivid Cubist images it produced over the decades have nology in our world beyond the fascinating tel’s oeuvre have been restored and are now celebrate. from photography to collage. once described at melas and tourist sites now sits unassum. Dramatic canvases that establish early promise. their vi. elegant as well as defiant Kuruganti. discovered in with many variants on show. he appears to have been driven by nothing as banal as recog- photography nition but only the excitement of living his art unstintingly. ranging from him as someone who epitomised the “whole ingly in a corner at Alkazi Foundation’s ‘The these images.” says Kuruganti. Braj Bhushan. undulating foreground invites you to walk upon her. bring torical circle with Mohsin’s works where in the 1950s. than digital if you have the money. disappeared behind a cloth to everyone’s York in the ’90s has picked works that show hibition was mounted. straight at the camera but also the small away or destroyed. lages such as the Islamic Shrine or his strik. and this exhibition established that with driven by the consummate elegance. It is brought out and used only on the cially scenes of protest. ‘likes’ and comments. A young Patel of the new world of instant image-making. it was a uniquely curated mediately to an extraordinarily evocative shadow. Patel. had been rather lukewarm to this genius. He has been experi- He flitted “Patel was just not interested in exhibiting. that allow him to do this. the family’s vintage box apart from Dias’ experimentation. of which visited the show. The angle of the photo. Today. Edson Benny Dias’ ‘Voices Edson Dias’ series. her back to us. 13. This year’s display was a set of Patel’s he is even playing with his own signature. an experi. The exhibition comes a full his- as the pedagogic methods in our arts colleges ried to mood and scene that one begins to Srinivas Kuruganti’s ‘39 East First Street’ series. in memory piece. has something of an evangelist for 19th century society in her writings. roughly spanned the decade be. Caravan . currently photo editor at The they looked mint fresh on the white walls of Walking through the exhibition brought promise in a very mature way. espe- December for the past five years. The camera that used to be so common in nature. As he flitted to exhibition tirelessly from canvas to ceramic. though film The exhibition. There It is organised by ‘Friends of Dashrath’. here was a black. from the early Bengal school A former student of his at Ahmedabad’s That evening. The images are to step off the pedestal and stride towards a one is a photographer and everyone has a staged and manipulated to seem faintly bib- blurred square of light that gleams tempt. graphy to bold Gujarati strokes. he was the founder-director. Now. the sort where the photographer tographer who lived and worked in New In Ahmedabad early this month. National Institute of Design (NID). and Ravishankar Raval in Ahmedabad’s C. being hosted at Alliance still makes for a far more amazing medium Menon. lonely aesthetic of imperfection or what en. are also photos that are intensely personal informal group of former students and asso. analogue among not just photographers. Marvellously restored. Some 200-odd paintings from Pa. alternate photography. And these early works Surface of Things: Photography in Process’ and of how I grew into a photographer. The photograph posterity.. initiate a dialogue between digital and ana. when architect B.” says to Cubism to Chinese ink-washes. bronze-hued woman. Their himself the subject of the photographs — he has a walk-in camera obscura and darkroom ground. Satya Art Gallery in the Navjivan Trust me forcefully in mind of wabi-sabi. They are documents of a time various states of disrepair from the artist’s exquisite vertical lettering to Chinese calli. their colour ber of other photographers and artistes. “His graph gives Annapurna an enticing tilt. “The effort is to slow things down. but enhance their emotional appeal. he appears to have been so con- sumed with exploring the margins of “that design school untravelled world” that the mere present might have held little meaning. our almirahs make for a great and finally at L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts in could not afford canvas or was in too much of pation with jewellery that would later logue photography. “the wisdom and beauty of imperfection”. He is the intersection between culture and tirelessly from it. he spoke excitedly of want. for instance. now that every. cluding Edson Benny Dias. seeking ex- living his art uberance with which the artist lived his life. A photograph from Annapurna in a cat. (Top) Dashrath Patel odd occasion when someone requests an manually produced in a darkroom. And then invite shots with hashtags. Those boxfuls of small black-and-white Vidyalaya. by a strip of pink embellishment. that is already stamping his take on what he sees. lical. when Patel was still an Someone who masters wabi-sabi is under. as it has been every vast amusement. you are not the time. ends. Curator Ra. Francaise de Delhi. almost educational look at caught in the act of bending. and an image from vaishna. her beautifully rounded dreds of images of passing visitors for Kuruganti’s photographs are a world buttocks alive with motion. fabric. Planted confidently in his Gujarati photo series ‘A Minute of Make-Believe’. technique. gathering water around a well. picking early oils and watercolours. dressing. The pho- was taken by Dashrath Patel.” menting — with startling results — with his. is something of a museum life on the streets of the megapolis. ing with styles. Stepping inside. heart of which is analogue. ing. a hurry. texture. art of possibility”. the attention back to the process. It is unlikely the man himself would have ceramic. canvas to been strangely erased from the NID mu- seum’s timeline. Srinivas lutely unique. woman alone shines as if a spotlight were light and chemicals — they have the ability Her works are framed as collages as well journey of learning and simultaneously cri. an ex. rights. an at work. One There is a renewed creative interest in can also be located in a larger piece of art to The paintings selected were meant to ished… and yet each one wholly beautiful in watercolour miniature is particularly mov. rounded by a galaxy of attendants all in because those fragile photos in our albums designer Sukanya Ghosh has done with her tion. tainly not affordable anymore. A woman sits on a bed. the artiste. from design school to exhibition design. its being and space. Alliance Francaise dents. Its ton- tween 1948 and 1958. the eye was drawn im. brancy dominated the room. establish that teeming excitement of photo exhibition. Photography in Process.r@thehindu. anthropological study of their times. haab Allana describes it as an attempt to photographs of ancestors stowed away in Choudhury in the College of Arts. camera. “It was not a clinical task. each to evoke emotions in us. Allana who has one of the richest collections ON VIEW: The Surface of Things: ing the works filmed as a lesson for art stu. as composite boxes with photographs and tiqued the teaching of the arts prevalent at down to the distant seashore where a cluster earring and toe-ring gleaming in a dramatic All the images at the exhibition are either accompanying memorabilia. sur. at the she presents archival photos as Instagram The paintings point to a young man play. Dias even includes photographs where ingly in the distance. Amit Mahajan has seen photographic the obsolete process he uses went awry. All of them were of this multifaceted artist who died in 2010.

Drawing from his rather colourful life. whatever that may mean. for example. Shahnaz and Singh write.. etc. were alive. the English author appreciates Hitchens’ words even more lished in the early ’80s.. literary merits.’ hood. “Peo./ lonelier existence. author finds himself confronting the same battled unfounded censure. he says the institution of school student Aditi Jain.000. the author says ever- did Amis anticipate that most of the rebuke ything in fiction has to be written as if for the and castigation coming his way would first time.’ This leaves us with a (HRD). consciousness separates from the body and children killed by the Pakistani Taliban on fined to 1947. Having observed the dif.’ Pakistani writer Intizar Husain not directly affected? Can they is all sufi. . and what Revisiting India’s Partition why literature has provided such a fertile manages to do certainly merits serious at.S. faces. the Temptation. Different essays in this Armitage and Martin Amis. ability towards truth for Amis is that all kennith. com. it cannot simply be con. who found himself languages as well. at and the hordes of gawkers and onlookers at drip of the sky’s immensity’. but what heredity but that’s an illusion. “With reason for the vituperative criticism he re.. (NCP). Pakistan and Bangladesh all in two flights to Chennai and back. Amis has been working.reader. scholars. London Fields .. literature as it evolved over the second half is presented by the Council on Foreign Money . ed Amritjit tions manage to come to terms best. adding literature and poetry. expects that the phenomenon of the ex- Inventor and will be tiny. From the age of 14 to 34.” he says. how dull. will be published in two volumes. thank God. who believes talent is inexplicable and can’t revolution of the ’70s (a subject he widely it gave us colour and liberated our lit- “Although what I could do is shut up for life. for example in the way Partition: New Essays Partition have been success. Daruwalla is a welcome portent of the scholarship likely to forthcoming in 2017. . adding that the “taint of his stepmother. India. the miners who died in a flooded mine in its legacy but because. yea. The very outside Murakami’s home country. Amis. with Now she knows/ No cracks. .tention from Award-winning Japanese writer Haruki 쮿 NON-FICTION 쮿 POETRY WIRE Murakami will publish his new novel in Lines in the sand Lead hesitant light Japan in February 2017. 2014.” Amis says easily perturbed by critics..essay considering Partition in the context of the Welsh guy — ‘Where once the waters of volume.systematically how Partition has been rep. and it is hoped that journals dealing exclusion of black authors pact of Partition on women (see Politics. It goes: notes of a lifetime of forgetting.” says Amis. the divine as the beloved. the author drew criticism for his parents. those.. “Great effort and great energy are stretch much beyond the realm of literature. The author supposes that the themselves.” says Amis. The festival is an the book. the National Centre for Performing Arts his due. . The award. Nalini Iyer with the ways in which forms of Italian poet. and moreover on the sexual “But Indian literature arrived and suddenly author from being his infamous candid self. will dead. But what alleviates account- as an author. have been announced as winners of the farther and farther away from the Amis likes his text to be will eventually be reflected in the country’s Store soon. Here he writes about the 142 sense. more than 15 years after it was abolished. Melvyn Bragg and Margaret Hodge The decades accumulate — next year will also exemplary in this regard. But the sensation was the beautiful solely with reviewing. the Partition of 1947. 2016 NOIDA/DELHI 04 literaryreview 쮿 PRODIGIOUS SON the fineprint IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ‘People think I’m like Prince Charles’ Amazon’s Kindle e-reading divison has added support for five Indian languages – The outspoken. Essays on Partition and South staid or tame needs to be blacklisted. .bright wish and flying bird/every song and born seed/ Cracked soil and ends cleverly singing voice. The theme Debali Mookerjea-Leonard and and Rahul Gairola. has few equals. as in. spectacular sentations.” explains Amis. Ramachandra Guha.. fallout with fellow writers innocence to the gaze of a child. accusations of philandering. Iyer rightly notes that Tamils the JLF. Gujarati and Malayalam. and another not to be confused with that other Dylan. . poetry has not gone pop well/ that the morning / already means of the world. Drawing on the Since this is undoubtedly starts writing! The doc also comes back to December 16.. name a few. deed various essays in this collection petals.. sorrow seem to be the leitmotifs of the colonisation — all these and more make Par. starts with the lines She didn’t know that/ second stanza to darkness falling on ‘every course in book publishing in collaboration jointed.. These and other vexing but generative your arm/ Stirs the air/ Embraced I am/ By In another poem ‘Now Darkness is Fall- Of Husain. one collection cannot do ever. In the introduction. At another poetry reading session at question. .. the case. has not got featuring over 50 authors from South Africa. In her beating of drums ends thus: ‘imagining ourselves into Shahnaz and Amritjit Singh on the . farewell the living never ask? / Memory and accompanies the complex processes of de. Yes. ‘Writers come from nowhere. will affect journalism. The writer blames it on class. textbooks. and in so doing proves itself a novel Ghost in the Tamarind Tree is elan. a cautionary tale of what often direct experience of the traumatic event after that guitarist. just accept. You’ve menting on the close bond shared by the writing was when. ens’s Little Dorrit . Sixty looking for something dismal to write Citizen Clem. Bangladeshi experiences and repre- and warts sprouting from eyelid and first poem is called ‘The Crossing’. struggled through just 60 pages One gets the impression he is Non-Parliamentarian for notion of Partition should be ex. one that overshadows his from nowhere. writers to become successful novelists faced that problem./ a remem- amply indicates just why repre. Her trans. The Information .” he says candidly. available on the Play Growing up. That’s always been the rule.” he says. Similarly.. to an old novel.” he says. at least not after getting time to incubate. an afternoon left / sentations of Partition in literature have that continues to link its identity to the Your voice/ filling my depths/ I love you/ In behind by the drumbeats of another land. got it Bob Dylan. Bragg won the Best Fiction prize tion does not diminish. Zingonia Zingone. The intake of the archive for scholarship on Partition.. there’s a taste of explored in his book The Pregnant Widow ). Tamil.. Irrespective of the des. the aloof Simon wailing’.’ Political Book by a Zamindar. Shankar is a novelist and critic who The collection also ventures in some new teaches at the University of Hawaıi. .’ The poem ends with ‘Now with the National Book Trust sions unleashed by Partition tempt a kind of sion. edited by Amritjit it was not felt the same way that it was in Mark Tully. and other forms of violence shortlisted for the Booker. cheekbone. or comments awkward questions. at the for The China Challenge: fourth trip to India. “With me. for the past 15 years. but the quality of adequately for innocence is indispensable.. reciting her poems with grace and directions. the morning’s/ Gripping silence/ Never/ A ing over Cuttack’. . Why are these poets from Orissa course will be 50 Prithvi Theatre. Friendly) backwards. novels were widely Rising Power. beautiful faces. televi. Christensen Mumbai.” debtors’ prison was discussed in literature was developed using world. We need to take Ma- lovely rose light/ that leaps in the far vited to the Tata Lit Fest — it was almost as depth of wonderland. presence of his father during his early days journalist and author. Shinchosha. anything And now should I tie my life/ that is being Trauma for millions of people. . no light. I don’t do is do it on purpose.rosario@thehindu.” be acquired. Culture. were more enraged by the treatment of their but also a glitzy affair with hapatra on his own terms. as he was prom.sundaymagazine THE HINDU. “In my father’s generation prom. comments as compared to his literary who took note of his father’s disregard for wanted him to. “It’s much more difficult to respond reviews. Daruwalla seen at times in the holocausts/ of Bew who won Best Partition’./ like a slow (NBT) and the Union Zingone also writes on Nizamuddin and a expanding rain/ like an unceasing invisible Ministry of Human works on the subject avoid. No one wants bent poets and at 88 seems to be saying a good- backbones. “which is not a bad idea. the editors vance the thesis that nationhood and cit. I have nature itself. .” It was much later in his life that Amis revolution. Cer. to explore more A section called ‘Shadows of filtered light’ single line of grass-life’. “That gives me freedom. generally considered distant from a yet. He moves on in the Pradesh has started a seven-day certificate binary oppositions but as discrete and dis. S.. Midnight’s Children Thomas J. . He should have called it Keki N. . elusive and connected”.’ PHOTO: NYT despite being much younger. Voices must spark.” says Amis.. And born out of death/ for one night . social mobility and their concerns. Jayanta Mahapat- and boom. “Now suddenly I can make things to access these books on fluential writers of up. no return.” father-son duo. . national belonging are made lations have been published in Mumbai by A plaintive note of sadness and nostalgia of the festival is ‘Our Parvinder Mehta). one of Bri.” free Kindle apps for Martin Amis’s early For Amis. But little writer Saul Bellow. . which was accompanied by the Independ. No details of the book's title or plot have been revealed. and see nothing. tifully put./ no one . the Orient BlackSwan. I wish that the editors desire as high. It was a cultural treat. who passed away in 2011. sigh. comparing artistic Scottish historian Niall Ferguson often shrouding his work.nised the significance of Partition and diverse and big as Jaipur. I infinities/ of disconsolate dreams. Africa. it created a lot of tension with Amis moved to New York in 2011. I’m reconciling fidelity to the truth while their Kindle eReaders and the 20th century. I remember him writing a poem on is important not only because of as a violence that was a Nazi doctor (Tod T.the same time. 1.. comes with a prize of $15. But that does not deter the But I didn’t come from nowhere. but unfortu.. his Chasnala. He is easily one of the best poets we attempt to change the historical trend of the collection attends to the im.. and the diaspora. A poem on the stories’ and its tagline is evocative essay by Tasneem Rs. er. Going by the judgement — from advice of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning both literary critics and readers. can these nations life and both the revenant and his con. also from Orissa. the author of many Having kept a close watch on British advisor Henry A. the first poem Different sounds prevail now. . in a certain constitutive of national iden. according to his publisher. He voci- Amis is arguably Britain’s most contro. darkness is falling. the first in a two-volume biography headline-making pay cheques. . wrestled with its import in their works. to hapatra you find yourself ‘in their Parliamentarian for his addition to the corpus of Partition collection repeatedly and persuasively ad. feeling creatively confined while his friends Readers will now be able tain’s most in. and unmade by acts of mourn... and fiction is be offered for the Indian orn to Kingsley freedom. including personalisation. The doc dies. “Writers come when he sees his friends struggle to get along concerned with the problems of the middle set of curiosity. a spray of blackheads bye to the world in his last book. to suggest that the very linked to Partition. Keki N. oral histories. which successful novels such as The Rachel Papers . children to be promiscuous.attention devoted to Pakistani and Worth mentioning here is the sustained ence of India and Pakistan. generation gap. To compensate for that.on Memory. All the features currently living./ I climb down child- tition an event that continues to resonate. Never read such the first light. ful remembering? And what of poems get to the reader in spasms. Whether it is his political views. “My father wanted his President-elect but believes his presidency owners for their old books. With the realisation came ap. Mahapatra is one of our finest reach bookshelves new nuances are introduced. . fill the air with a mute sleepless were Alan Johnson who won Culture. has won the tellectual. SUNDAY. as tion that experienced Partition first-hand. sufi poem has these fine lines: Rose’s purity dream that plays/ around my eyes and Resource Development lies in the bud/ Not in the spectacle of its turns around my skin. “I can’t tell you jury awarded the Silver Medal and $7. Kissinger.. ness falling on every falling leaf’ and ‘every Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Uttar things steadily and clearly. actor-turned-novelist Eliza. “his questions are posed by this collection. tity. But these polemical reduction that the best literary are quibbles. Iyer’s essay mark the passage of 70 years — and we move illustrates that South Indian writers recog- Well. the digital humanities (Rahul Gairola) are your face/ spun to my screws’ walah. of the 20th century.. who were book Light. how beau- voted for by members of the British But the need for continued critical explora.” According to Amis. Bits of her runs through his oeuvre.(now Odisha) so melancholic? students. beth Jane Howard. With Ma- Best Memoir by a Singh. is a fine Punjab or Bengal. wrinkles. ever fully belong to a nation Eyes full/ Of your face/ Palms together/ brance of losing things. Perhaps this is ything. but it has been confirmed that it will be long and ‘a very strange story’. realised how rare it is for children of famous their fathers.100. not merely as had chosen. The event experienced the long Partition pages in six hours! It was tabled as a story of about. If he says while Hodge bagged the award in the non- The collection of essays titled Revisiting ethnic kinfolk in Sri Lanka.. with their parents. 67-year-old Amis says this is his overstayed your welcome’. despite wrinkle and wart. A s a historical event. borrowed from Vazira continue to be foundationally ‘Sorrow of Reader’.. Referring to the quality as “a perpetual naïveté of a writ- has won the 15th annual Arthur Ross Book Award for Kissinger: 1923-1968: The and agents.` His trestage. Among the other winners India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory. time when his generation of authors was shapely and well-structured. the book signi. Partition Shashi Tharoor. SHANKAR emerge as scholarly attention mutates and in our days. literature. and page flip. needed for that.itant Light’ he recalls a well ‘in which villa- ficantly expands our understand. The new work. the writer has been making up imagined sponse to reality. And solitude. That’s always been the rule. proven so irresistible to generations of trauma of Partition? the mysticism you embody/ The strength of another kind. Singh. But Amis seldom ferously opposed Donald Trump as Freebo. writing under the shadow of his father. not literature. Ranjit Hoskote was at his towering have. Christopher conversations. spective rather than immediate in its re- he was conflated with the overpowering Amis fondly recalls his close friend. the twice Booker Prize-nominated of inheriting talent.” Alluding to Charles Dick- The app. an app that helps users find new versial and outspoken writer-cum-public in. there are through lines from earlier scholarship to Revisiting India’s that seem so endemic to them until the ghosts of the long crap since I read Coelho’s Alchemist. literary circles. life prepared him tiated in fiction writing. tended far beyond 1947. fidelity to the truth can be nego- Android and iOS. Fractures are everywhere/ From the new. and fully exorcised? Will these na. “It’s as if I was born in 1922. note KENNITH ROSARIO three friends he has written about are now taking. Certainly. the ubiquitous Poetrywala.500 to Princeton Billowing plumes of smoke with his elec. “He said he had never seen a was published. “It’s iscuous himself. From undue sympathy to accusations son get along so well with his father. . Nalini Iyer and Rahul Gairola.resented in a variety of media — film . It was gers up north/ had found seven corpses in The inaugural Abantu Book ing of this pivotal event. Amis also married. bring out before the and readers from existing the essays by Radhika Mohanram.’ Why must he dig into the bibliophile Festival kicked off this week in Soweto. and Hindi. realizing demographic realignments in a crucial part India. He Google Scratch and App inheritance” he carries attracts more scru.. The pas. like Tamils. The and Night Train has often received more erature has revitalised the English tome. is retro- ple think I’m like Prince Charles. CM ND-X YK . Literature. no.” Amis says an author must always ask Idealist. ‘Old widowed violins of legends/ fiction category. Amis says Indian lit- Relations. I got in. Amis learnt to remain calm at a writer friends. demonstrate.. and Politics . Two new books by well-known poets poet and short story writer. Fests need young voices. preciation for his childhood and youth. . There was a lovely poetry session at dismal and the morbid? Bibhu Padhi. Marathi.” “Because they grew up after the sexual Having spent most of his life in Britain. DECEMBER 11. hope to escape the religious sciousness have affairs with women.(Nalini Iyer and Nazia Akhtar). without rest. which will This book explores the many ways in which the be Murakami’s 14th title. a life’s work of an established poet. because it takes organised by Google India.. did not leave South India untouched but.” Amis time when Salman Rushdie’s book was pub- Shaping the Choices of a tination. than his fair share of flak. We never had anything like this ra’s Hesitant Light and Bibhu Padhi’s Selec- There is no indication when the book will S. Gulzar.. Partition continues to resonate to this day Come winter and literary festivals bloom have landed on my table. Amis. nately his life isn’t. That’s just the way of the observed how book reviews deeply bothered iscuity started when you got married. erature. he says. Amitav Ghosh. young ted Poems. without the dust Later in the poem he talks of ‘the slow inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards. not being at the mercy of the truth.. ‘Not another Amis. In the title poem ‘Hes- power of this idea. I don’t expect an ade- Code to Learn contest ceives lies in the greater accessibility of his given me a much thicker skin. created by Noida works. that he hasn’t been as licentious as his father quate mature response.. in the unexpected tenderness/ Winding Road and John draw on the concept of the ‘long izenship in parts of South Asia row. say. under the shadow of his father available for the English language. of the former American national security on women and Islam. controversial and extremely talented Martin Amis talks about writing. ference in tolerance for criticism between on an autobiographical novel about three treme right wing in political office in the U. Tishani Doshi held cen. Hitchens. picked up his novel Time’s Ar. autobiography The Long scholarship. flat and unadventurous English University Professor tronic cigarette in an uptown hotel lounge in and they said. he first speaks of ‘dark- writings testify to his ability to perceive tainly there are gaps.

A course. Rs. Rs. the author attempts to ex- with his anti-corruption movement.. . Stuart terrors our administrators and beyond setting. .’ there might be some sort of names…” But won’t that take 200. I plants pours off his words. “she sipping his coffee. . Rs. . then abates. John Lennon got it from there too.r@thehindu. Good But it’s an excellent sign later on. “Until then. The café’s music gets imagine him uprooted from here. As regards the writing. and six ugan was part of the hard farming life on the Oxford University books on language and literature. . “But.. . This is the land and the life he his self-confidence hurt badly? “Enough to Perumal Murugan: From buying books on the sly to a celebrated author.. Press. . and remembers how happy he Yasmine. To the Price not certain story and he said he’d put his lead extent these ideas are ever-present in our mentioned. Rs. . that is. like a tongue nudging a loose They bred cattle. Neat.. . . The characters’ wrote? “My brother and I were the first in January 14. for two years. Ironically... is a reflection of contemporary India SUNEETHA recognitions of intent. ing. It made me very make a good first impression. just The Unknown and I feel a little ribbon of anger value of its own. slowly. .. . .” Poetry was his redemption.M..” he says.. Bharathidasan. . .” And Menon concedes that reflect those in the novel. Murugan discovered other books. the passions it plorations of the compassionate and passion- there’s a long list of people behind this mo. books & beyond Sankar. but then Yes. persistent cough punctuates Murugan’s now in Athur. . not far from home but not and gated communities. He lives alised environs of New Town. How committed and responsive do you think a writing workshop can help wake them up Gaind. A your position on ‘genre’? Murder.’ FILE PHOTO against a threat from within. . Not even newspapers. Other. . doesn’t it? publishing. praising a from his life has on him. There are many ways to genre’s sake. finicky when it comes to book covers. . Trouble is.. an extravagant suspension of disbelief.” Catch Perumal Murugan in conversation Clark. bi-lingual translator. same strain. . events shaping it? Black. and that unity was fuelled by pouring of affection from my friends. . This triple-check. . only The Brother.. the book is a state-of- the-art guide to the universe and how our latest deep-sapace discoveries are forcing us to revisit what we know. I love it. . .. In wise. E. that is me. I’m happy. . . led by a story. it is first and Ideally. . Another way to the other way around. often mass movements gone terribly wrong.15. . We haven’t got there self-censor sitting inside me. collections. out. I didn’t think of Murugan doesn’t sound angry. ing.. Beatles and ‘Julia’? packed with action and intrigue.. . “I don’t know what thing. . and what was your you cannot control how I wrote it. it’s perfectly straightforward.. . .. Seasons of the Palm and scolded me if I bought books. tablishment to cover the whole affair up. For registration. You have to break it up into manage... . Violence plans to start his next novel. . . . is a tale as it is knocking about the world.Foam .. If you’re going to be a fiction writer. which follows the where the damn thing is headed. Harper you are done.” he says. Then. . . considerable — nine novels. with its flyovers writing with the same power as before? He Kongunadu. . .. I do. .yet. But.. characters on a train and they never came body politic. I begin the inevitable tentatively. Arjun Raj harder and harder. . PHOTO: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT love for the soil. writes about with such lyrical ease. . His deep The book delves into the 300-year-old history make me stop writing. Today it is Harold Robbins.. The mind planned to ligations on them is an excellent method. order two cappucci. Christine Sneed. that’s the way stories. while studying Tamil Literature.. . . . independent journalist. We do a lot of stir up controversy… that That is because Murugan found myself writing poems. . Head of Zeus/ find Perumal Mur. of course.. centenary function. . .. . “It was through po. I was reading recently about how don’t know how to keep that One Part Woman. I wrote because they gave me acquiescent. . unobtrusive but Erode.. I beautiful. I began writing the . .. the story determines the genre. green. . Then. . . and a poem he wrote won Speaking Tiger. She was an early champion of the they did want.. . the business of making “bad” readers. Poetry is the things but we cannot talk about them. Bhavana Singh had a really tough task.” He smiles at the memory of how ex- meeting on a lazy cited he was. pacting the very fabric of our social.. If that’s hap. They immerse easily. dry maanavari lands around Namakkal. . .. It was clear what the people didn’t ate impulses that are inherent in every human ment. For instance. beyond caste. how contemporary is the novel? Bloomsbury. ugan already wait.. . She works out of her guest. Forcing moral ob. that’s with the former short-listed for the Kir. . first prize at an inter-school Bharathiyar 499. uneasy. I ask how hard it was to not write home either. There is only one technique to write heart of storytelling lies this primitive free. I are targeting the royal family while guarding branched tree. writer should be to society and the contemporary I am okay with the idea of genre as a from the Matrix. At least. . im. . . people. . . I have written some 150 poems. translations. . I has already started to revise genre most beloved to me. I feel afraid that moving place names and caste in this last year. . . . the farms and fields and flowers soft. . A writing workshop is the snake in The death of William Russell. We re. They thought does keep intruding. the English Resi- does not have just one politics or just one say this is that no story is necessary. so to speak. she thought it Current Show were translated by V. I sent in a poem and they read it late for our 4 p. something A simpler expanation is that my wonder. ‘This is my city. ..” It is an oddly moving how we reacted to a story about strange. . . . Universe: In 10 flutter inside at the Kafkaesque Beyond place. Then. . There were frequent mis. What I really try to do is write stories where I was willing to show the novel to have to say would just be your echo. But…” he pauses and adds with write anything. I didn’t There is violence in that thought. “Two of my earlier books are talks of how his mother was rather proud shortly to be reprinted by Penguin. think about what stories do. the then editor. and I think it will What was the first thing Murugan at The Hindu Lit for Life 2017 on Zeus/Speaking capable of inflicting... I caste. Murugan’s oeuvre is on the sly…” Memoirs of Roads. my story ever sufficient. of the region? “I have to.. . . . Was crop a year. . but it foremost an aesthetic act.” eight or nine when I started to write. .. . . .. . long-ago mores. Stockholm to the war-ravaged hear of Syria. So the process was both spontaneous and well- he jury for The Hindu Prize 2016 said this planned. Perumal Murugan hopes to start his next novel in January VAISHNA ROY the radio. .16. We start carefully.. Spoons clink in cups. . It’s a freedom that shapes all our ar.. Tiruchi station would air a pro- gramme every Sunday called ‘Mani Malar’ walk into the coffee where children could write in with poems shop five minutes and stories.. . when the court ruling came. How political is Half of What I Say ? Whatever else a story may be. But Do you believe in the discipline of writing able pieces. then they should get Your book has a ‘genre-bending’ tag. Geetha. I will We both fall quiet. Theatre Road and Rashbe- Surely he will find his muse again? “Well. . that is what has happened. . . I have written more than from his books. 695.. . the story has a decided I wanted to publish them.. skirting the thorny Kanaiyazhi. editor. but God knows Ashok Banker’s latest book. At the time. . “This contradic- something I write might again identifiers to use. I knew BALAKRISHNAN enough to let the couple sort it out. Excerpts from an interview: had just captured the nation’s imagination In this collection. . I hold the same philosophy as a It took many rewrites to get to a point profession. life is back to normal.” he says. When you fix one piece. . . . . . Because the thought that a smile. . . I started to How happy are you with the jour. . that with a smile that lights up his tooth. Remember that Karl Marx Singh with an opportunity to exercise his love mind and hands were not always on the silence and ruin a writer. . . four short story Till he became a college lecturer. Famous Men. . . Joakim Sunday afternoon to class texts.. it is a political freedom. .. . ..m. what I writer. . really.. people make. and sets his cup down.ful editor Himanjali and I were racking our your peepers have to double-check and business of making good writers. cultural It is a bit eerie how events have begun to 599.. . her younger brother Fadi. aroused. School had no storybooks.sundaymagazine THE HINDU. and Ashoka. . . What is become invisible. “I will don’t know any other life. and request the music to be turned He started to write for magazines like Joakim Zander’s second book is the tale of down.” away the book’s beauty. DECEMBER 11. . . . “For three months. shortlisted for The Hindu Prize. .. I went on to get a degree. level. Still.. Nor is a it should be for both the story and the the garden. . . A crime novel that sweeps from the slums of treat to a corner seat. it’s not a good sign. Westland. the title is from Gibran’s Sand and Prince must thwart a band of assassins who Your book is not just one story. . trim. making a prescient pauses.. anti-corruption movement. stand on that. get emails once in a while.. presents Maharaja Sikander notion of love. How tough was cannot control how you’ll read the story and ‘Whatever else a story is. Rs.. but a many. But Marquez’s compatriots identify themselves thought away. CM ND-X YK . . . If you could control mine. I would find another The cover is unique and has been hailed. everywhere. The young Yes. They’re in pening at the beginning. pressure increase from the British es- something else. you’ll . I was also really moved by the out. other words. and fecund. without volition. . 2016 NOIDA/DELHI 05 literaryreview 쮿 RESURRECTION ‘Poetry healed me’ Cautious yet confident. I bour into a division of labourers. mon negative. was a waste! She bred goats and cows.. I was plore the human condition and the choices What was your reaction to the nomination? totally fascinated by the propaganda. Forster was once about a political regime that Banker. it is the controversy that might piece he had sent. forces that operate overtly and covertly. containing your stories within.. . Head of moralists are so casually strength. SUNDAY. . right? Or is it from life of Ashoka of the Maurya dynasty.. writers. the novel reflects . grounding? “The story has a etry that I was able to heal. . . Is he confident of find out…” And will he still write about loud. . Kierkegaard. . the “it” keeps rangements.dom. . Sumanta Banerjee.. He read Bharathiyar and Zander. . . she came up with a brilliant design. it is first and foremost an aesthetic act. asked why he couldn’t finish a took stories seriously. . 299. .” he says gruffly.. how she ran the family… I would buy books iyama Prize in 2005. . January is when Murugan feelings are beyond place and my family to go to school. text has A Very Pukka rewrites should be easy. and the political ground he has been forced to tread was to get an acceptance note from writer disastrous consequences her disappearance the last two years. I am that only I can write. I feel the same way about this novel.. nos. dent of Rajpore. academics. . Suneetha Balakrishnan is a an for solving mysteries. . When it gets impossible. . .. ney of this book? about how we misrecognise I don’t know where it is going objects of our desire.. . . . Ashokamitran.. Then. But I also know counter-propaganda. I contemporary India. If I could technique? control your response. I Chapters. tomorrow Søren home in Thiruvananthapuram. they grew one rain-fed . On one workshops? evolving. Writing workshops aren’t in the else tends to go out of whack. In my 25 years of are hidden. It is hard to hari Avenue — three of the oldest lanes in have published that new book of poems. . so to speak. back. They were united by a com- novel. . But it wasn’t clear what life. . my editor Himanjali want: corruption. .. So a novel. I strongly believe the story will reach Class 9. . “I am Written by the author of The Guardian blog ‘Across the Universe’. . as long The title comes from Gibran. or if it will change form. they were being I still have to wait in queues. the outlet they claim proudly. The early title bubbled up. I loved vaishna. . of Kolkatta — and contrasts them with the glob- haven’t I?” he counters. . . its for his creative energy. . It was in college in . ‘Political freedom is the heart of storytelling’ Anil Menon says his novel. 699. not have to lose your innocent appreciation of The novel is a political romance. comment about the new patterns of “I cannot tell. real-life events have begun to reflect those in novel six years ago.. Ashok K. Sneed’s probing stories are ex- I was delighted.” started to read. The Virginity of T of Anil Menon’s Half of What I Say: “This work is a meta-narrative on the bizarre Bans.. . readers have a problem. Anna Hazare his novel. Fortunately. I could not even read any. . relief. Mur. and what we don’t 쮿 PRESCIENT know about the universe. I was only won’t know if my work will continue in the readers even with these changes. but not writers. . . . Plus. Tiger. find out only when I start writ.warned us against turning a division of la. I tion is inherent in our society. Anna stopped with visit www.writing.. .. that he was in college. I sentences. As the King unravels same page. brains with what to call the damn thing. Modern tyrannies are and so on. and political life. For them. four poetry anthologies. . . .. classification of writing. be giving his works a fresh lease of life and How would an agricultural family the rightful attention they deserve outside react to a son taking to literature? Murugan Tamil Nadu. the people and of Bagbazar Street. the language. . . As a reader. . . At the The novel chases a lot of rabbits.. writer and unexpected secrets about his unwelcome say one thing and the hand would write recommend it to the attention of tyrants I never gave genre classifications a damn.

she suffered a severe rein. 2016 NOIDA/DELHI 06 쮿 NEVER SAY NEVER A second chance After two bouts of TB and a treatment that left her profoundly deaf. After the surgeries. DECEMBER 11.5) levels. colitis etc. Stress management. 21 Inspector left with novel problem (7) LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION Time management permanent in response to lifestyle. 23 Fearful urge set in motion (7) prise demands and unpleasant life events.are battling their own stresses. She underwent three major oper. Get regular health check. sic. “I vividly remember going for a small walk again in my life. This helps in distin- 5 The group protecting nation and millions with a good method of detection (7. which took a toll on her body. PAHWA ow often has your doctor asked about your H stress levels? Irrespective of the illness or the system of treatment (allopathy.the city. capable of. needed.6) gastrointestinal. Besides. 18 New sharpness in component causing 22 Spiritual sustenance essential to human nature (5) developments. she the right ear. and the result of itself. “The gnawing abdominal pain was drugs after the second surgery. keep stress at bay. skin conditions (rashes. Take up a hobby or play a sport. oth. the second-line anti-tuberculosis injection The dancer in front of her acted as a cue kanamycin that she had had for about three and she memorised the beats. All 3 Feature about free trade zone with one leader (9) from the ‘not-so. creating physical and Take up a hobby or play a sport. has a big de-stressing therapy finally (6) weed out some stressors may seem stressful effect. Little decision to work. manent hearing loss. it led to serious complications. “I culosis (TB) was in August 2007 when she also use number counts to grasp the beats. LAKSHMI NARAYANAN in flavouring (7) 19 Signal to restrain renegade member of clergy (6) There are several common signs and 14 Match excludes gymnastic apparatus (8.ers not so.). sips of water every hour were allowed. was to accept the situ- ation and learn from it. The villain was ordinate with her partners. cold and cough. lic speaking programme to be held in Berlin passed out undigested. Con. One physician con- cluded in a 1951 issue of The British Medical Journal that. Acceptance helps katesan says: “The key is this: be brave. The deafness does bother me sometimes but I have understood what I am the small windows theatre. Normal life after surgery was “I was in hospital for two months. ulti- As if once was not enough. orities are important. she could hear sounds but could not com. in all 27 Cure obtained by me in revolutionary helps in Taking tough decisions to confront and its vastness and beauty. I couldn’t recognise myself. Pahwa is an exercise and rehab specialist. perseverance and ima- prehend them. Be realistic in taking on and foot and gait analyst. small. if the beats are: Tai…Ta Ka Ki just a month after starting college in Mum. on reflection. programmes to raise awareness about TB as continued despite the medication. not required (8) Stress impacts all the key body systems: 10 Woeful gripe about wicked entitlement (9) 9 A learner just foolishly assuming old man nervous. certain cancers. Reorganizing our day friends and/or seek professional help if 2 Source of old outfit at home (6) to day lives is important too. could Invest in time for yourself. In concentrating too much on the than before. When she learnt mother and brother that her dance school was organising a pro- talking to her but could understand nothing. In far more severe than the first time and Solid food was ruled out and only small come: her ordeal had just begun with per. These range from the simple to the complex — allergies. but needs to be followed through to tonic. endocrine. enthralling bird above (8) Parkinson’s disease — to name a few. SUNDAY. in a done.” ought to push back harder!” critical. She dances to channel her pent-up energy and exasperation. did she realise that the worst was yet to Besides actively participating in several myself. She concentrating too vulsed with acute pain and it started ham. understanding it in rela- tion to symptoms and effects is important to recognise and manage it.ravindranath@thehindu. hives etc. no one is immune. corporate wellness coach. Determination. trition plays a vital part in recovery from TB from one problem to another — low BP. in a sense. muscular aches and pains. group action. Ven- of opportunity the road to recovery very soon. gastrointestinal issues (peptic ulcers. PRASAD & SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT towards conquering my disability and kick- The TB infection was severe and medi. Anything I but she was forced to subsist on IV fluids sugar leading to memory loss on five occa. “Dance has proved to be and battling with the side effects of medica. incredibly cathartic. I forgot to pay attention to the small windows of opportunity and hope. Though almost fell silent. She could also feel the vibrations of Venkatesan’s first tryst with tuber. This alter between confrontational and recon. Many emotional and physical disorders are stress related. 4 Obstinate objections. It has helped me em- tion left her with little time to enjoy the brace this ‘rebirth’ and the next stage of my pleasures of college life. It Reach out to like-minded individuals. she has now started learning sign lan- blow. Her hearing loss was 80 profoundly deaf (she can only hear sounds per cent in the left ear and 50-60 per cent in as loud as the bursting of crackers).” Venkatesan recalls.’ bigger hospital as her condition had turned Honestly. TB came to mately. she was back in a my body. taught her to be a fighter and never give up prasad. and elevated creatinine levels. I could not sit and feel sorry for myself. but this ternoon nap on time without the luxury of hearing the mu- November 22. working in a financial newspaper in Mum- bai since April this year. The noisy world around her gination have been her strengths. Get away from important. musculosketal. Reach out to like-minded individuals to wellness 13 Concoction of hot lemon lacking nothing 17 Loyal from outset. low will be participating in the international pering my day-to-day activities. I felt. closed doors. It can be a transient response Pay attention to your health. Soon she was hurtling a survivor. autoimmune diseases like rheumat- oid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. Nu. wallowing in self-pity. PRASAD even when pushed to the edge. “I took to dance as a way to emerge from two days after her my closet and as a means to regain my 24th birthday.multiple tasks and setting the time frame for where — home. © Guardian News and Media Ltd. Stress can emanate from any. life with more conviction. Remember. was diagnosed with intestinal tuberculosis For example. It serves as a mind. 24 Work out sequence (5) and prioritising are needs to be addressed accordingly at all nect with friends. is not straightforward.. the doctor is eager to know this. workplace or due to sudden their completion. While some stress can be a 12 Church working to conserve condition with 15 Settles on sleeveless garment for painting (9) good driving force. complication (12) to ad hoc situations or worse. natural (8) 8 Pointers. I convert them to numbers 1…1-2-3-4. It has since deteriorated to slowly learnt to grasp dance steps and co- over 90 per cent in both ears. spread. ir- ritable bowel syndrome. I con. ex. lyrics and months. Since TB had started to spread to other parts of The way out. Drink it as often as you can. within deadlines. 2013. you and hope. cardiovascular and 11 Recurring idea in myth emerging (5) is philosopher (4-4. you move on and find solutions rather than life. respiratory. enter.” she says. “The memories of the first It may not be an exaggeration to say bout came back to haunt me. And last. however. body and soul distinguishing the in itself. Nan. But what she did not realise was that adaptability. She also intends to pursue doors. Her hair started to fall out. accepting poor law (8) emotional upheavals. She sions. be determined. homeop- athy. excessive or uncontrolled fine fabric (7) 16 Cheers after check about goal in dispute (8) levels are detrimental. Popping 10-15 pills a day for 15 months Venkatesan says. Venkatesan has been Life has taught Nandita Venkatesan to be a fighter. Ta. But that was not to be.” she says in an that Venkatesan has mastered the art of email. Given that there is no conclusive way of measuring stress. around. repro- ductive.4) 20 Truly relating to partner (6) symptoms of stress.” Venkatesan says. gramme. was also the cause of itself.” she says. ayurveda or naturopathy)’s TB R&D media and pub- much on closed ate immediately hurt my stomach and alone. Down 1 Factor that’s warped space and time (6) remove negative influences and seek a more don’t be embarrassed to reach out to family. I guess. Time management and understanding pri. when life pushes you over. instinct to flee!” fection in 2013.” Ven- katesan says. I forgot to The only option left was to undergo a sur- gery to remove the infected portion of her kg. 2015 CM ND-X YK . 25 Playing a viola. “I took a big step ‘I could not sit and PHOTOS: R. Across 6 Stick to disrupting prohibition (5) generative neurological disorders like 1 Expert carrying weight right away (2. become more ercise regularly. “But I soon real- ised I had to make the best of the worst a doctorate in a few years. I saw it as a means to dita Venkatesan channel my pent-up energy and exaspera- could see her tion. Take breaks whenever possible and 26 Rabbit finally caught by a smarter animal (8) ciliatory approaches.” bai. some quite obvious.).sundaymagazine THE HINDU.” she says about her feel sorry for cines alone were ineffective the second time ations back to back and began second-line she was done with her quota of pain. insom- nia. went back to dancing. She after a short af. Venkatesan thought ing TB out of my life. Days stretched to months and one all I knew was that I was not going to give Surviving two bouts of TB infection has surgery turned to four as the infection up. Nature. Having learnt to lip-read quite the bacteria were intent on striking a body well.” she says. guage. As she was wheeled in to the operation in the hospital and seeing a reflection of myself in a glass window — with bald situation. Take it as a second chance at short-lived. The answer. she reassured herself that things couldn’t get out of hand and she would be on patches. Eat well. steps.” People have different per- ceptions of stress and different stressors. she embraced the opportunity. She has also learnt to handle ever- yday challenges like crossing the road by following a person.7) important’ tasks guishing the ‘very important’ from the ‘not-so-important’ tasks and achieving them Vani B. “I am far more comfortable in my skin pay attention to intestine. the desire to dance won against the haunt her again. “Stress in addition to being 쮿 GOOD HEALTH HUNTING The Sunday Crossword Stress me not Head into the healing heart of nature when the pressures of daily life become too much to handle VANI B. not without benefit (2. became a walking skeleton after losing 23 “It felt like I would never be able to laugh in January 2017. the rhythm with the help of a hearing aid. I didn’t know if I would survive. Venkatesan is thinking big. her first love. PHOTO: E. head out into the lap of nature. shattered confidence.4) 7 Wild dove. Nandita Venkatesan is reclaiming her life and thinking big R. and de. ‘very important’ peaceful state of being. The inner strength that once turned her into a warrior hen she woke up while in hospital emerged once again. As a message to other TB survivors.