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We have received a complaint and will start the investigation, an official of Kolkata police said The woman accused the ASP of Murshidabad district Mrinal Majumdar of allegedly making indecent proposals over phone and by sending obscene sms The woman also accused Majumdar of falsely implicating her friend in a case The allegations have been denied by Majumdar PTI For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Published: August 19 2013 4:21 am Related News BJP Parliamentary Party Chief L K Advani on Sunday surprised many at a party conclave when he praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modiagainst whom he had taken jibes on Independence Day for criticising the Prime Minister Delivering the valedictory address at a meeting of the BJP Election Campaign Committeestate unit presidents and general secretaries here on Sundaythe party patriarch praised the Gujarat Chief Minister for underscoring the need to strengthen the party at the booth level Advani further praised Modi for an earlier campaign he had launchedasking young and first-time voters to register themselves as voters with the Election Commission The senior leader said these aspects are very important as the main aim is to bring the voters to the booth and ensure that they cast vote Though Advani also praised Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swarajher Rajya Sabha counterpart Arun Jaitley and BJP president Rajnath Singhmany were pleasantly surprised at his kind words for Modi Advaniwho had resigned earlier this year in protest against Modis elevation as Election Campaign Committee Chiefhad taken jibes at him for his attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Independence Day just three days ago In todays addressAdvani said BJP will achieve record-breaking victory in the Lok Sabha elections He maintained that corruption of the Congress government and BJPs promise of good governance would be the theme of the polls For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsThe White House was lit with red white and blue lights US president Donald Trump wished the country a happy Independence Day by sharing a video of a band and chorus performing "Make America Great Again" APChennai: Joao Monteiro comes from a nation that gave soccer stars like Eusebio Luis Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo but believes that table tennis is popular in Portugal in its own way The 33-year-old left-hander said people back home enjoyed the team’s triumph in the European Championship in 2014 which showed table tennis too was enjoyed support in the country and hoped that they can do even better in the coming years File image of Portugal’s Joao Monteiro He will be playing for Maharashtrra United in Ultimate Table Tennis Reuters Having won three gold medals at the continental championship albeit in different events Monteiro is keen to use the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) to prepare for the coming season and the European Championship in September He will turn out for Maharashtra United in the tournament "I hope UTT will help me improve more as a player and also be ready for the forthcoming season and the European championship The aim is to win my fourth gold medal" he told PTI About UTT which begins in Chennai on 13 July Monteiro said "I am very excited to be part of the league It is a unique format to be played at the global level for the first time It will be beneficial for Indian players as they would be along with some top paddlers from across the world The younger (Indians) will gain a lot of exposure" On the format he said "the best of three games matches means the players need to focus from the beginning It will make things interesting for the fans" He further said that India’s players had improved a lot over the years and singled out A Sharath Kamal for his solid performances at the international level "(Sharath) Kamal has done well and is a formidable player There are others like Sanil Shetty Harmeet Singh G Sathiyan and a few more who have improved recently and can get better" he said adding that India would do better in the years to come in the sport He felt UTT would help young players from India learn by interacting with the foreign stars and learning how they prepare for matches/tournaments The southpaw known for his aggressive play said "I like (Spanish tennis player) Rafael Nadal a lot My style of playing is similar to his He fights for each point Like him I love to show my emotions while playing matches" Monteiro currently ranked 42 in the world said though he has enjoyed a lot of success in the doubles he is an all-round player and hoped to do well in singles too About China’s domination of table tennis for several years he said "it is because they work very hard and are technically good The other countries including India are trying to catch up but will take time" On his franchise’s (Maharashtra United) chances in UTT the Portuguese player said "there are some quality players in our team like Wong Chun Ting (Hong Kong) Liu Jia (Austria) and his compatriot Yu Fu apart from Harmeet Singh We can hopefully do well and go all the way" Speaking about the popularity enjoyed by Ronaldo in Portugal Monteiro said "he (Cristiano) is a wonderful footballer He is also a very good guy and helps a lot of people Wish he can keep thrilling fans across the world for many more years" By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: January 1 2016 1:58 pm Tahir Raj Bhasin has replaced Vidyut Jammwal as the baddie from “Force” The film stars John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead Related News Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin who will be seen in director Abhinay Deo’s “Force 2” says he has learnt a lot from the director The film stars John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead “It has been a good number of days that we’ve been shooting together and it has been a blast on the sets with John Sonakshi and the cast and crew It’s been great learning so much from our director Abhinay Deo” Tahir said Deo who directed “Delhi Belly” is continuing his fondness for the action genre after helming the action-packed TV show “24” starring Anil Kapoor Since Tahir has replaced the super fit Vidyut Jammwal as the baddie from “Force” the responsibility on his shoulders to match up to him is immense Tahir has taken up the challenge and will be seen involved in some intense and stylised action sequences opposite John in the film which promises to be bigger than the first part The actor had previously played a character with a mean streak as a girl trafficker in “Mardaani” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Atikh Rashid | Pune | Published: November 21 2015 12:29 am FTII Related News A student of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who was interning at Film Bazaar an ancillary event organised by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) during International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was asked to leave by Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry officials saying he “could be a threat” to the festival The 10-day-festival commenced in Goa on Friday with a grand opening ceremony attended films stars union and state ministers foreign dignitaries and films lovers from across the country FTII students who had staged a four-and-a-half-month-long strike this year to protest what they call as “unjust appointments” on the institute’s society had threatened to protest at the venue during the festival to press the I&B Ministry to accede to their demands V Raghavender a second-year film editing student at FTII said he was selected as an intern at the Film Bazaar along with other students from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute Kolkata (SRFTI) He reached Goa on Thursday morning and started to work However around late afternoon officials asked him to leave saying he could be a “threat” to the film festival “A senior had recommended me for the internship The Film Bazaar organisers invited me to Goa as an intern but said I would not get paid for it I took up the offer for the experience I reached Goa on Thursday morning” said Raghvender who hails from Hyderabad According to him higher officials from the National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) and I&B Ministry were meeting everyone at the venue “When NFDC Director General Nina Lath Gupta came for a round and I was introduced as an FTII student she asked me if I was still studying in the institute I said yes An hour later my team in-charge came to me and requested me to leave She said higher officials felt I could be a threat and disturb the festival” said Raghvendra adding that SRFTI students were allowed to continue with their internship Asked why the intern was asked to leave Gupta said “It’s not unusual for us to let off interns if we don’t need them” A senior I&B Official said it was done to prevent unnecessary trouble during the festival “When the FTII students have given an open threat we will have to take certain measures to ensure that the event goes peacefully” For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPatna: Union minister of state for Human Resource Development and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha on Friday said that there is no "if and but" about the BJP winningAssembly elections and forming a new government in Gujarat "There is no if and but BJP will win the elections and form the government in Gujarat" Kushwaha told reporters Kushwaha’s RLSP is an ally of the BJP in the NDA coalition at the Centre as well in Bihar Condemning the suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar’s "neech" remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Kushwaha said such statement would trigger a natural reaction among the people of Gujarat which may ultimately benefit the BJP File image of Union minister Upendra Kushwaha PTI "Such remarks are not only unfortunate but also unacceptable in politics and public life" the minister said strongly criticising the derogatory comment of the Congress leader Replying to a query on allegations of an eight year old girl of Class II of a Patna school sexually assaulted by a sweeper inside the school bathroom the Minister of State for HRD said stern action will be taken against the school administration including de-affialiating it if a probe report suggests so "We will de-affiliate the school if the school management is found guilty in the probe report Such incident should not have happened We will take stern action against the culprits once probe report comes out" he said CBSE has issued guidelines to the schools as what it should do and how it should do after the Gurugram’s school tragic incident the minister added The state government had on Thursday asked the district education officer to probe the matter and submit a report in this regard The incident took place on Wednesday last when the Class II student had gone inside the bathroom where the accused sweeper grabbed her and tried to rape her The sweeper was later arrested after a formal complaint was lodged by the family of the girl Kushwaha who was accompanied by party MP Ram Kumar Sharma and party office-bearers was talking to reporters after attending a state council meeting of the party Kushwaha who is also RLSP national president said that the party has planned human chain outside one school in every panchayat of Bihar on 30 January to spread awareness among people regarding educational reforms and importance of various provisions of Right to Education Act Kushwaha said he has extended support to holding of the human chain announced by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar against child marriage and dowry on 21 January 2018 He appealed to Kumar and other parties to similarly support the proposed human chain called by RLSP for educational reforms on 30 January 2018 Click here for detailed coverage of Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 By: Indo-Asian News Service | Seoul | Published: April 2 2015 7:51 pm Love to watch late-night TV or chat with your girlfriend till the wee hours You may run a greater risk of developing diabetes Related News Love to watch late-night TV or chat with your girlfriend till the wee hours You may run a greater risk of developing diabetes than early risers despite getting equal amount of sleep a new study warns The study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism examined the difference between night and morning chronotypes or a person’s natural sleep-wake cycle Besides diabetes night owls people who stay up late and get up late in the morning are also more likely to develop metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia – gradual loss of muscle mass – than early risers the findings showed Staying awake till late night is likely to cause sleep loss poor sleep quality and eating at inappropriate times which might eventually lead to metabolic change the researchers noted “Regardless of lifestyle people who stayed up late faced a higher risk of developing health problems like diabetes or reduced muscle mass than those who were early risers” said one of the study’s authors Nan Hee Kim from the Korea University College of Medicine in Ansan South Korea “This could be caused by night owls’ tendency to have poorer sleep quality and to engage in unhealthy behaviours like smoking late-night eating and a sedentary lifestyle” Kim said The study examined sleeping habits and metabolism in 1620 participants in the population-based cohort Korean Genome Epidemiology Study (KoGES) The study participants were between the ages of 47 and 59 Even though the evening chronotypes tended to be younger they had higher levels of body fat and triglycerides or fats in the blood than morning chronotypes Night owls also were more likely to have sarcopenia a condition where the body gradually loses muscle mass Men who were evening chronotypes were more likely have diabetes or sarcopenia than early risers Among women night owls tended to have more belly fat and a great risk of metabolic syndrome a cluster of risk facts that raise the risk of heart disease stroke and diabetes For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBhubaneswar: The Federation of All Odisha Traders’ Association (FAOTA) on Saturday urged the public to boycott Chinese products in the wake of the growing tension between India and the neighbouring country Representational image Getty Images The association at its general council meeting at Malgodown in Cuttack on Friday decided not to buy or sell the Chinese products any more "India is facing threats from China which is earning a huge profit by selling its products in Indian market We will close all business establishments for one-day in the state for making people aware about the evil designs of China" association secretary BK Mohanty told reporters Stating that the Odisha Traders Association wants to make its campaign a national programme Mohanty said they will also urge trade associations across the country to take similar steps Asked about the proposed one-day bandh Mohanty said the exact date to observe the bandh call will be announced at general council meeting of the association scheduled in last week of July in Bhubaneswar Mohanty said the traders and businessmen in Odisha feel that they have a role to defend India’s interest "China’s economy is mostly dependant on the Indian market We should unite to teach the neighbouring country" Mohanty said By: IANS | New York | Published: December 19 2016 2:07 pm Facebook and Twitter clarified that they will not help US President-elect Donald Trump’s idea of developing a Muslim registry (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Related News Soon after Facebook and Twitter clarified that they will not help US President-elect Donald Trump’s idea of developing a Muslim registry tech giants like Google Apple and global cab-hailing app company Uber also said they will also oppose such an effort “In relation to the hypothetical of whether we would ever help build a ‘Muslim registry’ — we have not been asked of course we would not do this and we are glad — from all that we have read — that the proposal does not seem to be on the table” Buzzfeed quoted a Google spokesperson as saying on Saturday But if it’s ever asked to participate “of course (Google) would not do (it)” the spokespserson added An Apple spokesperson also noted that the company “thinks people should be treated the same no matter how they worship what they look like who they love” “We have not been asked and we would oppose such an effort” the Apple spokesperson added Uber also clarified with a “No” stressing that it would not help Trump build a Muslim registry On December 4 US-based news website Intercept reported that of the nine major tech giants including Facebook Apple and Google only Twitter declined to help if US President-elect Donald Trump seeks to create a national Muslim registry According to the report the firms were asked if they would sell their services to help create a national Muslim registry — an idea recently refloated by President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team — and only Twitter said no Nearly 10 days later Facebook broke the silence and said that it would not help US President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to create a list of Muslims present in the US In a statement to the Intercept Facebook said: “No one has asked us to build a Muslim registry and of course we would not do so” Facebook broke its silence after 22 different advocacy groups petitioned those companies to respond Microsoft returned with an answer saying “We’re not going to talk about hypotheticals at this point” “We oppose discrimination and we would not do any work to build a registry of Muslim Americans” Microsoft PR head Frank X Shaw was quoted as saying Oracle CEO Safra Katz who is slated to join Trump’s transition team declined to respond to Buzzfeed News’ question Meanwhile IBM IT giant SRA International Canada-based Information technology consulting company CGI and Management consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton were yet to respond For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related News 2013 3:01 am Related News The detective department of Kolkata police will investigate a case of alleged harassment of a woman by an assistant sub-inspector in Murshidabad district.

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