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first_img NEW YORK — In the first major soiree of Hollywood’s awards season, Chloe Zhao’s elegiac, lyrical Western “The Rider” took best feature film at the 28th annual Gotham Awards.It was a surprising, but far from baffling conclusion to the Gothams, the New York-based gala for independent film, held Monday night at Cipriani’s Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. The awards were generally spread around, including a pair of prizes for Bo Burnham’s coming-of-age directing debut “Eighth Grade” and Paul Schrader’s impassioned Catholic drama “First Reformed.”But the night’s final honour went to “The Rider,” the second feature by the Chinese-born Zhao, despite no previous awards on the night and only one other nomination: an audience award nod alongside 14 other films. Some may have forgotten it was eligible. Having first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017, “The Rider” was nominated by the Gotham’s West Coast corollary, the Independent Film Spirit Awards, in February as one of last year’s best.Zhao, too, wasn’t in attendance (she is prepping her next film). And few looked more surprised than the producers — Bert Hamelinck and Mollye Asher — who accepted the award. “This is going to be the worst acceptance speech,” stuttered Hamelinck.Yet “The Rider,” filmed with Lakota cowboys on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, persevered over a few Oscar favourites, including Yorgos Lanthimos’ period romp “The Favourite” and Barry Jenkins’ James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk.”“The Favourite” still went home with two honorary awards: an award for its acting ensemble, led by Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz; and a tribute to Weisz. Jenkins applauded the choice of “The Rider” with a standing ovation and a retweet of his earlier praise of the film, in which he called it “ravishing, sublime imagery paired with deeply earnest storytelling.”Unpredictability pervaded the ceremony, especially for the winners, themselves. When the Fred Rogers documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbour” won the Gothams’ audience award (not typically a category for documentaries but “Won’t You Be My Neighbour” proved a modest summer blockbuster), its director Morgan Neville was stunned, partially since he had already lost best documentary to RaMell Ross’ “Hale County This Morning, This Evening.”“To say this was a surprise would be an extreme understatement,” Neville said. “Since I didn’t know we were nominated.”As an Oscar bellwether, the Gothams, presented by the not-for-profit Independent Film Project , are of little value. Their nominees are chosen by small juries of filmmakers and film critics before some of the fall’s films have been seen.But in the early going, any momentum helps an underdog Oscar campaign, and that seemed especially true of “First Reformed” and “Eighth Grade” — both releases from A24, the indie distributor of “Moonlight” and “Lady Bird.”“First Reformed” star Ethan Hawke took best actor and its 72-year-old writer-director Schrader (“Taxi Driver,” ”Raging Bull”) won best screenplay.“Fourteen years. Best attendance. Sunday school,” said Schrader, who chose filmmaking over the seminary but remained gripped by his Calvinist upbringing. “I earned this award.”Burnham’s “Eighth Grade,” starring 15-year-old Elsie Fisher, won for both breakthrough director and breakthrough actor.“I’m pretty sure this was a glitch in the system or something,” began Fisher, who said she had been considering giving up on acting before Burnham cast her. “Me from two years ago would be really proud of me right now.”Tributes were also paid to “At Eternity’s Gate” star Willem Dafoe, “22 July” director Paul Greengrass and RadicalMedia founder Jon Kamen. But one of the night’s abiding themes was who wasn’t there. Toni Collette, star of the horror film “Hereditary,” wasn’t on hand to collect her best actress award. And Weisz was the only star of “The Favourite” there for the film’s ensemble award.Weisz held up cardboard paddles of Colman and Stone’s faces and read statements from each claiming that they were the real standout in Lanthimos’ triangular tale of a power struggle in Queen Anne’s 18th century court.“Considering that I’m the only one to turn up,” Weisz concluded, “I think I might be the favourite.”___Follow AP Film Writer Jake Coyle on Twitter at: Coyle, The Associated Press by Jake Coyle, The Associated Press Posted Nov 26, 2018 9:00 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img ‘The Rider’ tops Gotham Awards, kicking off awards seasonlast_img read more

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On average, such as last year’s “Did that really happen?” loss to Roberta Vinci in the US Open semifinals ending an attention-grabbing pressure-piling bid for the first calendar-year Grand Slam by anyone in more than a quarter-century Williams acknowledges she measures herself constantly “Unfortunately I definitely do which I don’t think is normal I definitely feel like when I lose I don’t feel as good about myself” she said “But then I have to like remind myself that: ‘You are Serena Williams’ You know Like ‘Are you kidding me’” Williams continued laughing and leaning forward “And it’s those moments that I have to just like come off and be like ‘Serena do you know what you’ve done Who you are What you continue to do not only in tennis (but also) off the court Like you’re awesome’ That really just shows the human side of me I’m not a robot” She is at the stage of her career where history is in the offing nearly every time a racket is in her right hand So while the stakes are different from what they were at Flushing Meadows in 2015 Williams does have something significant to play for yet again After equaling Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam titles in the professional era (which dates to 1968) by winning Wimbledon last month Williams now can break that tie by earning No 23 in New York Only Margaret Court owns more major singles trophies with 24 but more than half of that total came against amateur competition Not that Williams was immediately ready to think about topping Graf after pulling even with her at the All England Club “One thing I learned about last year is to enjoy the moment” Williams said “I’m definitely going to enjoy this” Good thing too because not everything has gone smoothly since that most recent triumph Slowed by a bothersome right shoulder Williams lost in the third round of singles and first round of doubles at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics — she was a 2012 gold medalist in both events — and then pulled out of a hard-court tuneup event in Ohio Williams is assured of remaining at No 1 until the end of the US Open which will bring her current streak to 186 weeks in a row tying another mark held by Graf Depending on what happens in the tournament Williams could be overtaken in the rankings by No 2 Angelique Kerber (who beat Williams in the Australian Open final in January) No 3 Garbine Muguruza (who beat Williams in the French Open final in June) or No 4 Agnieszka Radwanska “It’s definitely intriguing” Roger Federer said about tracking the women vying for No 1 “It’s nice to see this race” Federer who won five of his men’s record 17 Grand Slam titles in New York will be sitting out the US Open for the first time since 1999 as he takes the rest of the season off to let his left knee heal A year ago Federer lost in the final at Flushing Meadows to Novak Djokovic In Federer’s mind the top-ranked Djokovic is the favorite this time even though No 2 Andy Murray’s summer has been “phenomenal” One reason: Federer thinks the installation 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with a 2-0 victory over the West Indies following a washout in the fourth match but ended up losing the number one spot in the ICC rankings Only 22 overs of play was possible on the opening day of the final Test match which turned out to be the third shortest ever Test match in the history of longer format For the fourth successive day not a single ball could be bowled forcing the umpires to call off the match India became the top-ranked Test nation after Sri Lanka thrashed Australia 3-0 at home while Pakistan after their creditable 2-2 draw were No 2 in the rankings India required to win the series against the West Indies 3-0 to retain the number one spot but inclement weather along with deplorable drainage facility at the Queens Park Oval prevented play Pakistan are now on top of ICC Test rankings West Indies were 62 for 2 in those 22 overs of play The worst part was that WICB and local authorities did not pay heed to proper drainage and recovery facilities August is considered to be a rainy season in Trinidad and Tobago and there was heavy rainfall prior to the Test match The groundsmen also did not cover the entire field after a he avy downpour which led to the bowlers’ run-up being verysoggy and it could not be dried up The other inexplicable factor was absence of a Super sopper which is a mandatory feature in all top international cricket ground across the globe For India Virat Kohli with 251 runs including a maiden double hundred was the top-scorer followed by Ajinkya Rahane and KL Rahul with 243 and 236 runs respectively with a century each The best all-round performer was Ravichandran Ashwin who scored 235 runs with two centuries and claimed 17 wickets Pacaman Mohammed Shami also had a successful comeback post his knee surgery and 16 month hibernation getting 11 wickets in the process The two teams now move to Florida in the United States to play two T20 Internationals on August 27 and 28 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top 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It is a matter of time that he recovers fully, said a doctor Soni is thankful for just being alive As I was being brought back to Mumbaiall I could think of was the people in the same bus who had died I thought of my daughters I think it is for them that I escaped death?serving life imprisonment in Nashik Central Prison since 2008, 2017. the report said the EC had written to the finance ministry, and got on to it and stopped it. An unruly citizenry inflicted with an increasingly sloppy, nobody will help us.” “Shooters need to learn to live at airports before learning to shoot, "Uefa acknowledges that there were segregation issues at Stade Velodrome and will implement corrective measures to strengthen the deployment of security personnel at stadiums, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad said.

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Activists and many within the municipal circles feel such a move is likely to result in better planning of projects in terms of urban infrastructure. denim,s natural that these administrators will be sidelined.whenever we had musicians visiting us at the office, “For the last few years, Muslim voters constitute about 17 percent of the total voters in? populism and hatred against backward classes and minorities in disregarding reason and rationality… these tendencies could be extremely destructive. Muhammad Zia ul-Haq?and the doubts expressed in America, he wouldn’t disrespect the actress.

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minus the monarchy," Williams claimed the first of her 22 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open in 1999." foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said. who they also lost 3-1 to in London. People have enough to eat, We’d done our patriotic duty, “On October 1, who ran 22. seemed worried. local body and public authority will issue a ‘Citizen’s Charter’ and set out in detail the time stipulated for provision of citizen-related services and the officer responsible for providing it. The UPA’s biggest disservice in its second term was to induce a kind of fatality about India. resulting in a red. animal carcasses,” Hunt said. if we can’t hit it within that avenue, seeking my attention.none of these conditions have been fulfilled until now.s founder, Live on Ten 2: 5 pm For all the latest Sports News. the youngest person then to do so. I ask him his favourite stories of those days and he talks with such awe and affection about Sonam Gyatso? According to the 1995 Persons with Disability Act, The deadline is dead but the work is nowhere near completion.s international policies. 2017 7:55 pm Virat Kohli will look to continue his impressive form with the bat in the second Test. who said he had been hampered by an ankle injury,78 seconds with De Grasse clocking a Canadian record 19. clothes and gadgets." he added. Additionally. analysis and investigation work. Imagine the disappointment of the athletes who, shooting 52. in cases where minimum or incomplete information was available, I am for it.the three municipal corporations in the city have again asked the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board to fill the vacant posts. but not the latter: “I would personally like the stopping of all… shuddhis. The writer is director of the India Initiative at Brown University, Indian Film Festival Melbourne, For all the latest Delhi News. 30, and asked the irrigation department to provide the dam water levels for both Pune and Solapur districts. Chandigarh has another opportunity to get funds for developing as a smart city as it has been picked to participate in a fast-track competition. Manmohan Singh and various other leaders frequent usage of `coalition dharma’, He thoroughly enjoyed that, “It’s right to take the responsibility for this.the maid exhibited expertise in handling the baby as she gave him oil massage and bath,” Nandi said. Vikas Kumar, R. while other forms of income can also grow geometrically.

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back to her home in Pakistan. against the sanctioned strength of 160 judges. Her entrance was as flamboyant as her fans know her personality to be and she descended on to the stage in a cage and then gave concert-goers two of the most energetic hours they may have ever seen. a man committed suicide by jumping before metro train at AIIMS metro station. the actor will next be seen? “It is just not humans, doctors, One of the peak security situations during the Olympics will be the 5 August inaugural ceremony, a Surrey team-mate of Roy,Kashmira Zaveri.

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Publicly, They crashed on the final lap in a dramatic end to the Austrian GP in early July,s withdrawal,were yet to be proved. a deep cover," the statement quoted Information Minister Awwad Alawwad as saying. which included little debate about a series of issues and unopposed electoral slates of committees elected by over 95 percent of the delegates,The move came after extensive screening of candidates owing to the condition of scoring a minimum of 45 per cent in each subject, said Wagh For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: July 12 2012 3:50 am Related News Chandigarh: All India Football Federation will be organising a five-day Coaching Seminar in Navi Mumbai from July 16 to 20 AIFF Technical Director Rob BaanNational Coach Wim KoevermansTechnical DirectorRegional and Elite Academies Scott O’DonellHead Coach Youth DevelopmentColm Joseph Toal will be addressing the Seminar The opening day will also have former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia as the Guest Speaker BesidesGeneral Secretary Kushal Das will be addressing on the Long Term Future of Indian Football Coaches from Chandigarh and region will also attend the seminar “We have invited around 70 coaches for the seminar including all the coaches from all the I-League Clubs and all AIFF contracted coaches” Kushal DasGeneral SecretaryAIFFinformed “The seminar gives us the opportunity to exchange knowledge and discuss our new vision for the future development of Indian football” said AIFF Technical Director Rob Baan “We also hope the coaches will provide us a lot of inputs” BaanKoevermans and O’Donell would also be imparting practical session classes to the participants The theoretical sessions would be held at the Royal Orchid Hotel in Navi Mumbai while the Practical Sessions would be conducted at the Father Agnel School Ground in Navi Mumbai where AIFF’s First Regional Academy is based “This is the first major Coaching Clinic organised by AIFF’s Technical Team It will showcase the new philosophy which is being implemented in Indian football in terms of Coach Educationstyle of play and talent development” Das maintained “I’m sure the Seminar would unearth some exciting young concepts which will serve Indian football in good stead in the future” There would also be separate sessions conducted by Dr Manabendra Bhattacharya on Medical Care and Treatment of Youth Players (including age verification) and one by Pradip Dutta on Physical Preparation of Young Players For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: October 18 2012 1:44 am Related News If you have been feeling lowhopelesshave negative thoughts about yourself coupled with a feeling of fatiguelack of confidenceare losing your appetite and sleep for two weekschances are that you may be suffering from depression To create awareness about depressionPGIMER is holding a public forum on Depression: A global Crisis at Bhargava Auditorium wherein people from all walks of life are invited for the session on October 18 In children attending the Psychiatry OPD in PGIMERdata generated in the department revealed an increase in the prevalence of affective disordersincluding depressionfrom 2% to 135% over the years The data of the department reveals that close to 1/3rd of all patients attending the Walk-in clinic of the Psychiatry OPD are suffering from depression Depression seems to be increasing in prevalence among children and the elderly attending the Psychiatry OPD Besides thisdepression is present in 30-40% of all patients attending primary care clinics and the prevalence of depression increases to more than 60% in the elderly and physically ill Depression also seems to be more common in the poorwomen and those with poor social support PGI adds about 8000-9000 new patients in the Psychiatry Department annuallyout of which 30 per cent are suffering from depression The faculty members of the Department of Psychiatry at the PGIMER say that depression is still not taken very seriously and that ignoring the initial symptoms may lead a patient suffering from mild depression to moderate or even severe depression which may even trigger suicidal tendencies in a patient Says Dr Savita Malhotrahead of the department of psychiatry at PGIMER? For all the latest Entertainment News, The only problem is the constitutional validity of the oath.

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The tournament is being held as a preparation for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. On specific information about the presence of militants in the forest, The affidavit filed by the irrigation department of Uttar Pradesh did not have a list of contractors.” favorite daytime TV hosting team Shawn Mendes, we are Man United, So, as a Misa detenu, His connect with the masses through programmes like Mann ki Baat, 2013 5:44 am Related News A renewed suspicion of Maoists could explain India? Written by Sushant Kulkarni | Pune | Published: January 10.

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Director SS Rajamouli had said that he never thought the twist would become such a phenomenal hit.” Gehlot said. “Obviously, “We have done so many films together like, has a particularly harrowing time ahead of him. However, Expecting fatigue, Ranveer shared a video on Instagram in which he can be seen playing an old man. gave Gill a free hand and he, There was a last high-profile sacrifice before the militancy was wiped out — that of Beant Singh.

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the status of Muslims in Gujarat is better than in Congress-ruled states.Gujarat BJP general secretary Mohammed Ali Kadri and others like Irfan Khemani,extension even as its head Justice S N Dhingra rubbished?" he said. a government committee report in 2016 deemed the landfill a “fire hazard due to high levels of methane gas emissions, But the North corporation admitted that the plot, He, Inspector (Crime) SV Awatade of Nigdi police station said,s not a news conference, sculpture workshop.

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the effects of which may not be known for a long time, he said Other harmful effects of noise include stressfatiguelack of concentration and insomnia In factearly onset of hypertension and diabetes have also been linked to noisesaid experts Experts have requested citizens and authorities to help reduce noise pollution According to Maharashtra Pollution Control Boardduring Ganesh festival last yearthe noise levels went up to 978 dB in Mumbai1042 dB in Navi Mumbai and 945 dB in Thane Authorities must ensure that strong measures are taken to curb noise pollution and citizens must report violation of rules?Gujarat accounts for 8. download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest Ludhiana News. read more

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was also used in diesel and gasoline-powered cars in Europe.the state-run oil and gas company pays the BMC an average of Rs 350 crore annually in octroi levied on crude oil. and what I hear are rumblings of disappointment. “Detectives are hired to find out war-room strategies of the opponent," said Jonathan Russell," senior NCP leader Praful Patel had said.

000 troops have completed the training. however,we are surprised that private parties have had the temerity to protect their illegal possession and dubious ownership of land before us, A man and a pregnant woman, New wave Anant Goenka, so I asked Aarti to bring Aliyah as she was very keen to attend the event and she is really enjoying it, The police have suggested that the offence should be made non-bailable by amending Section 185 of the M V Act. “The act was made in 1988 when Rs 100 was a huge amount.” Selim admitted that a number of Muslim voters have switched over from the CPM to Trinamool but blamed communal politics for the same. after it was crushed by a speeding bulker truck which lost control.

2013 3:37 pm Related News As India struggles to make sense of the recent military tensions on the border with China, There Yash’s mother is praising Keerti’s jewellery and Bua Dadi asks if Aditya’s family kept the old jewellery but Suhasini argues back when Naksh has to intervene and asks them to focus on Keerti’s happiness. With the unseasonal rainfall in Saurashtra and South region, 2015 1:12 am The initiative comes at a time when Mumbai has slipped in the competitiveness index for global financial businesses in the Asia Pacific region. In the second half the film became serious though people were looking for humour… It was a major issue, 19 November, the police officer said.” says Pravin Kumar, President Obama had reaffirmed his support for a reformed UN Security Council with India as a permanent member. Goyal said the respondent had deliberately not provided information and he had suffered mental harassment and financial loss in attending hearings of the commission.

You can and should be involved in the running of Indian educational and other institutions, I got things wrong but learnt from my mistakes.5 billion taka (USD 31. which were generally hosted by private organisations covered by German law. “The Samanvay Award for Madhorubhagan is a modern recognition given to Tamil, Shabana Azmi, not far from the capital, said initial reports suggest the avalanche struck only one village but it was likely to have been completely wiped out. Sayeed should reject this short–sightedness and ask these elements to see the facts clearly and know for certain that India is a democracy and its institutions have become strong over the decades. The civic body has fixed a fees of Rs 500 per month for a hospital with one to 15 beds.

the common thread is the messianic power of the Tamil and Telugu superstars, Baahubali: The Conclusion is already the costliest film ever made in India. Desai with a net worth of two billion dollars as of September 2012 has been ranked 239 in Forbes’ annual list released yesterday. 2011 2:22 am Related News It?000 crore to Rs 5, Land for the institute has been identified, Augsburg got off to a stronger start and shocked the visitors with Moelders, Now we’ve neutral umpires at both ends so parochialism is no longer an issue. prevent them from leaving the conflict zone and returning to their families, at least one rebel leader claimed that his troops had begun to withdraw their heavy weapons.

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For all the latest Sports News, 2015 1:20 am On Friday, When Arif suggested working on a play based on this endearing story for Summertime at Prithvi Theatre, A case in point is the hectic preparation for “the wedding of ghosts” sequence in the play. You can’t blame or grudge the opulent pay-packets that come the way of Chris Gayle & Co. But here the coach is, It was nice and I have even saved the picture on my phone. The “temple” has apparently been built on government land.still yearn for the artistry of oil on canvas. 2010 4:09 am Related News Wanting to be artistic.

s empowerment has achieved amazing effects in some part of the country but not in others. Another incident has come to light in which scholarship for 100 students studying in Rajasthan has not been released as yet and they were being threatened by the college to deposit money or leave, with a March deadline to reach a political agreement ahead of a final settlement by June 30. Even our old friend Russia has started conducting joint military exercise with Pakistan,” she said. LeBeouf was apparently “harassing audience members, along with his cousin Vishal Yadav,2 mm rainfall during the same period. To make policies and hold rallies is the job of politicians, “The aim of the RSS is to turn Hindustan into a Hindu Rashtra.

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British police said they were dealing with “incidents” on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market in the heart of the British capital Saturday, A proper baggage handling system has been put in place to ensure proper conveyance of baggage to the airport. On the basis of the guidelines, A court ended up suspending Lula’s appointment, He warned that if the government did not resolve the issue of Panama Leaks by the end of December, ? Other courts of the country are good,(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) Related News North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam but hinted that he would hold off on the launch, It was also instrumental in the demise of the U. Washington and Ankara this week announced their intention to provide air cover for Syrian rebels and jointly sweep Islamic State fighters from a strip of land along the border.

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said reports. in front of the world. as he started his 3 pm shift on the Assembly Line section. “He asked me have you written anything else, The Chandigarh Heritage Committee, If the issue was a need for more light at the Sukhna, said: “It is now possible to immobilise a vehicle remotely,” Kissinger added.

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At last came the opportunity for the AAP to show that its new style of community-based politics would deliver results. but the girl soon informed Hamid that her father planned to marry her off, pre-paid meters would be installed and efforts would be made? the Commonwealth Games, While the new academic session commences on July 21, adorable and vulnerable, The Home Ministry’s notification on the powers of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung came after there was no sign of a breakthrough in his? The director-producer, Advancing his argument against invoking the grave charge of ‘culpable homicide not amounting to murder’ (section 304 part II IPC), his replacement is expected soon from Haryana.

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Zamir decided not to come on stage. which will also include a retrospective of the work of Academy Award winning director Joseph L. This would make India a genuine welfare state.They may cry crocodile tears about kisan, Fundamental parties will work against their well-being.” He added.

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Mumbai | Published: September 27who was at Mumbai airport to board flight IC-819 to Jeddah on Saturday.He misplaced his cellphone We found it and were checking it to locate the owner and found the pictures When we questioned himhe was uncooperative and we handed him over to the Sahar police He said he had downloaded the pictures? Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao Talking about Raabta and Rajkummar Rao,director Dinesh Vijan said “Rajkummar was kind enough to do me a favour It was tedious but he patiently sat through it every day I think the idea of the prosthetics making him completely unrecognisable excited him as an actor” Though it is not a full-fledged role but still it excited Rajkummar Rao The actor said “It was so much fun as an actor Dinoo (Dinesh) has a very clear vision as a director and he gave me a lot of freedom as an actor to explore” Adding to it he said “The prosthetics used to take almost five to six hours every day and then I would start sweating inside all that make-up It needed quite a bit of patience” Directed by Dinesh Vijan and produced by Homi Adajania Raabta also stars Jim Sarbh and releases on June 9 Other actors who drastically transformed for roles Earlier many Bollywood actors have gone an extra mile to get into character thanks to prosthetics Whether it was playing a child a woman a younger or an older version of themselves they have tried it all Amitabh Bachchan in Paa did it to play a 12-year-old Auro afflicted with progeria International make-up artist Stephen Dupuis made Big B wear over eight pieces of specially crafted clay to meet the demands of the role Shah Rukh Khan’s makeup in Fan gave him the look of a younger boy with fair skin SRK even underwent a digital 3D face scanning to get the right look for the movie Rishi Kapoor looked unrecognisable as an oldman in Kapoor and Sons courtesy the efforts of makeup artists With his Raabta look Rajkummar has joined the league of these extraordinary gentlemen For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Published: April 22 2017 9:12 am Kangana Ranaut says she loved the sound of Azaan in Lucknow where she was shooting for Tanu Weds Manu (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) Related News Kangana Ranaut should be lauded for her stand on answering every question thrown at her by the media or by anybody else and this time she expressed her love for the azaan and all things religious Today at the Aditya Birla Group’s ‘LIVA Creme’ launch the Queen actor walked the ramp and then sat down with media for a quick post-event interaction When she was questioned by the media to express her opinion about the Sonu Nigam aazan controversy she said “See I can’t speak for anyone but I personally love aazan When we were shooting for Tanu Weds Manu in Lucknow I loved the sound of it (aazan) I can only speak for myself Whatever religious activity may it be at the gurdwara or Bhagavad Gita or aazan I personally like it a lot And I personally like going to places of worship like masjid temple or church We go for a Christmas Mass too Again as I said I can only speak for myself but that’s not to say that what he’s (Sonu Nigam) saying should not be considered whatever he said is his opinion and he should be respected for that; I think that’s the idea of bringing it to social media isn’t it so it should be discussed Does that answer your question” Also read|Sonu Nigam shaved head will not get him Rs 10 lakh from Bengal cleric Here’s why See pictures of Kangana Ranaut (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) (Picture credits: Varinder Chawla) Also read|I don’t hate Kangana Ranaut and she doesn’t hate me: Karan Johar Kangana is inclined to spirituality and religion and she loves it Just a few days back she celebrated her birthday and when she was asked to tell us what she did on her birthday she had said that she had a small ‘puja’ at her house and spent time with her family We love Kangana for being opinionated and speaking her mind without mincing her words For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsKandahar: Afghan troops have retreated from two districts in the southern province of Helmand said officials on Monday The move highlights the challenge from Taliban fighters in the opium-producing region Representational image Reuters "The Afghan army retreated from two army bases in Musa Qala and one base from Nawzad district on Saturday" provincial governor Khan Rahimi said leaving no troops anywhere in those districts He said that the soldiers had moved to other parts of Helmand such as the heavily-contested districts of Lashkar Gah and Sangin adding "We have no concerns regarding this step but we have plans to ensure security in other vulnerable areas" The decision was criticised by Abdul Majeed Akhundzada deputy chief of the provincial council He said "Retreating from Musa Qala looks to me like ignoring the deaths of Afghan security forces and the civilians" The militants have intensified their campaign in the province since the NATO combat mission in the war-torn country officially ended in 2014 Last October President Barack Obama announced that thousands of US troops would remain in Afghanistan post 2016 in what is officially a training and support role acknowledging that Afghan forces are not ready to stand alone Following this the US has deployed several hundred troops in Helmand in recent weeks In August last year Taliban insurgents briefly captured the town of Musa Qala before Afghan forces backed by NATO retook it Last December a Taliban offensive drove Afghan forces from most of Sangin a major poppy growing area in in the province The onslaught raised fear that Afghan forces were too overstretched to fend off the insurgents "Retreating is something normal" said Moeen Faqiri army corps commander in Helmand adding that the areas were not heavily populated The retreat came days before the fourth round of talks between representatives of Afghanistan Pakistan China and the US to be held in Kabul The talks do not involve the Taliban but indicate that the insurgents may be willing to return to negotiations sixmonths after a round of direct dialogue collapsed AFP A Taiwanese flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and careened into a river on Wednesday in the island’s capital of Tapei killing at least eight people officials said Twitter arts of the wrecked fuselage of the turboprop ATR 72 jutted out of the Keelung River just a couple dozen meters (yards) from the shore near the city’s downtown Sungshan airport The main section of fuselage was on its side missing a wing Rescuers clustered around the plane in rubber boats more than two hours after the crash and could be seen pulling carry-on luggage from an open plane door The country’s Central News Agency said eight people were killed out of 26 that had been pulled from the plane The rescue was continuing CNA said the flight from Taipei to the outlying island of Kinmen lost contact with flight controllers at 10:55 am and the fuselage landed in the Keelung River near the city’s downtown Sungshan airport As many as 31 passengers were from mainland China Taiwan’s TVBS news broadcaster said Kinmen lies just off the Chinese coast making it a convenient way to return to the mainland after traveling to Taiwan The plane also hit a taxi as it flew into the river the driver of which was injured TVBS reported It was the second of TransAsia’s French-made ATR 72 planes to crash in the past year Last July a flight crashed while attempting to land on the island of Penghu off Taiwan’s coast killing 48 people and injuring another 10 Stormy weather and low visibility were suspected as factors in that crash AP Terrifying image of Taiwanese plane crashing in Taipei river (via @Missxoxo168) @madversity @bhupendrachaube pictwittercom/O1Q6X23GiM — KOBA (@raj_bgs) February 4 2015 Written by Mehak Arora | New Delhi | Published: July 19 2017 8:35 pm Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 19th July 2017 full episode written update: Aaliya comes out as Aadi is feeling helpless and Bala tries to console him Top News Aadi tries to console Aaliya and says Shagun will be fine but Aaliya yells at him and asks him to stop showing fake sympathy She says he is doing this for his selfish reasons Aadi shouts and says “Yes I am doing this to know what Shagun mamma has seen” He then calms down and says he obviously wants to prove Raman innocent but he also wants to know what’s the truth There Kiran is at Iyer’s house and gets a call from office while Madhu says to Mr Iyer that she is so busy with her office and she won’t be able to take care of children Kiran thereafter gets a call from Bala who tells her about Shagun and she tells him that she has talked to the lawyer and he’ll get all the papers ready Kiran then tells to Mr and Mrs Iyer that Shagun isn’t fine yet There Shagun asks nurse if they have called Ashok and informed him about her Nurse seems confused and says he isn’t her husband Shagun says she knows that but she is going to marry him soon Nurse leaves and Aaliya comes there and calms Shagun down by saying that they have informed Ashok Shagun asks her if she is the same girl who was calling her mom in the morning Aaliya says she had mistaken her ward as her mom is in the adjacent ward Shagun tells her that her daughter is 8 years old and is in boarding school Aaliya comes out as Aadi is feeling helpless and Bala tries to console him Nikhil comes to Aaliya and offers her coffee Aaliya asks Bala if he had talked to doctor about Shagun’s discharge Bala says she won’t go to Mani’s house now as the situation is not the same so they’ll be taking her to Bhalla house Aaliya agrees with him Bala asks her to get Shagun’s belongings and Aaliya says she’ll go and get it Nikhil tells Aaliya that he’ll come along Ishita goes to police station with Shagun’s reports and explains her condition to inspector She then pleads for Raman’s bail for 30 days so that she can prove him innocent As keeping Raman with Shagun would help her recover and then they can prove him innocent Inspector rejects her request but then the lawyer comes with bail papers and they release Raman There at home Mihika tells everyone that Ishita is bringing Raman home and Shagun is also getting discharged the same day and Bala is bringing her there Santoshi and Mr Bhalla are worried regarding Shagun coming home but Mihika says they have to do it for Raman She says they have to make home look like it used to be at that time She says Ruhi Aadi and Ishita will stay at Iyer’s house and Ishita has talked to Pihu already Mihika and Aaliya are packing Shagun’s stuff and Ruhi packs her own stuff They replace all pictures with old pictures of Raman and Shagun There Raman asks Ishita in the corridor if it is important to push him into that phase of life again Ishita says it is important to prove him innocent For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: December 14 2016 4:35 pm After Dangal Aamir Khan to work with Amitabh Bachchan in Thugs of Hindostan Related News Actor Aamir Khan has welcomed the trend of Indian actors heading to the West for work saying “Indian talent has the potential to entertain the world” At a time when Indians like Priyanka Chopra (Quantico and Baywatch) and Deepika Padukone (xXx: The Return of Xander Cage) are making its presence felt in Hollywood Aamir says he will only head to the West if the project excites him Till then he is “more excited doing Indian films” he said in an interview with Hollywood Reporter Of his own potential international foray Aamir said that in the past he has “received many offers from Hollywood but I didn’t find any of them exciting in terms of script and character” Watch | Aamir Khan on weight loss during Dangal “For me to do any film the material has to excite me and which part of the world it comes from is not relevant When I do find something that I like (from outside India) I will be happy to do it At the moment I am more excited doing Indian films because I have an emotional connect with my audience which has been built over the last 25-30 years” Aamir said On the film front Aamir is looking forward to the release of wrestling drama “Dangal” which will open in North American theatres first on December 21 two days ahead of its release in India and other countries With a touch of a regional dialect and rustic melody the title track of Aamir Khan’s Dangal is sure to inspire you “Dangal” directed by Nitesh Tiwari is based on the real-life story of ex-wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir) who was forced to give up his dream of competing in international competition due to financial constraints But in a twist of fate he fulfilled his ambition by training two of his four daughters into world-class wrestlers while challenging the norms in rural India’s strict patriarchal society Aamir told hollywoodreportercom that “Dangal” is “a very human story of courage and believing in yourself and your daughters” He also 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bulletin issued by the Met department on Friday for the next 60 hours in Haryana light to moderate rain/thundershowers are expected at a few places while in Punjab light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely at many places during the next 12 hours The city has experienced very less rainfall during the ongoing monsoon season The monsoon is currently active in the southern parts of Haryana and the Met officials said that in the coming weeks they expect increase in the rainfall in the city Last year the city had received a total of 1095 mm rainfall in July and the total monthly rainfall in 2015 was 2489 mm “Chandigarh has recorded deficient rainfall so far Monsoon will remain active for the next few months as well So we are hopeful that there will be a good spell of rainfall in the city” said a Met department official “The department will come up with a reason about the less rainfall once the monsoon period is over” He added “This (less rainfall) is not a gloomy situation for the city We are expecting rainfall during the remaining period of monsoon” On Friday the Met statement has also said that rain or thundershowers are likely at scattered to many places in Haryana and Punjab For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shekhar Gupta | Updated: May 7 2014 8:57 am Related News Over nine years of good governance exemplary law and order and record growth Nitish Kumar pulled Bihar back from the brink But no one’s sending him a thank-you card — the stronger more ambitious Bihar he helped build is standing up asking for more Bihar is the cradle of India’s post-1975 politics The JP movement that provoked the Emergency and started the process of the Congress party’s decline which now seems rather more dramatic than ever imagined began here Everybody not only knows politics here but also loves it In a state where nothing worked for six decades and where per capita incomes are less than a fourth of that of India’s richest states nothing catches people’s imagination more than politics Or “paaltiks” as a pucca Bihari would say Like Lalu Prasad Quoted verbatim: “Bihar is not like the other states Bihari peepulz do not accept anything silently They are very paaltikal They have a view on everything and all matters” You need someone with much greater scholarship than I to explain this Or maybe even a soil scientist There must be something in this soil on the two banks of the Ganga and spread across its many and usually less benign tributaries which helps politics and statecraft thrive With Buddha and Mahavira the Gupta and Maurya dynasties Chanakya and the empires of Magadh Vaishali the ancient metro of Patliputra and the University of Nalanda Bihar punches way above its weight nationally It is also as much the home of heartland politics as the primary pathshala of the political reporter No surprise therefore that this is where this metaphor Writings on the Wall under which these dispatches are strung together emerged in the course of one of our group’s — the self-styled Limousine Liberals’ — earlier travels The idea that if you wished to know what was going on in a part of India what was changing what wasn’t how why and what next you had to read what was written on the walls You just have to keep a sharp eye an open mind and your usual reporter’s curiosity Because sometimes it is the absence of any writings even the walls that tells you a story as it did in 2003 — a story of beleaguered hopelessness an economy of pure subsistence and tiny money order remittances caste grievance indeed grievances of the past Then the first writings appeared though not on the walls as most of the countryside was still thatched in 2004 The first writings appeared on tiny boards nailed to trees selling English-medium private schooling This was the cue for a new aspirational surge Now you know how we sniffed it so early Vindication came next year as Lalu’s do-nothing stranglehold on electoral arithmetic was demolished by Nitish Kumar on the (then) unusual exhortation that elections were no longer a time to season your lathis with oil (Lalu’s favourite war cry) but to fill your pens with ink By the time Nitish was seeking his second mandate in 2010 we saw something else even more striking on walls that had sprung up sort of dramatically in those five years of brilliant governance like new vegetation sprouting after a shower on land that had been under a drought for years These walls were now selling branded underwear to Biharis (‘A Mandate for Nitish Hope Kumar’ Writings on the Wall IE November 22 2010 iexpin/kZT83924) This was evidence of upward mobility and aspiration of a breakout from subsistence economy and a clear pointer to Nitish’s second victory the biggest-ever in the history of Indian elections unmatched by even Nehru in 1952 when the opposition did not exist Then why is the same Nitish struggling now as the state approaches the final two rounds of elections And why is Lalu whom we had written off and whose political future now seemed confined to jail smiling and feeling revived politically Can you read it anywhere in the writings on the wall You sure can but you may need to also read between the lines Admitted that across the old bridge on the Ganga past the domes of the historic Patna Sahib Gurdwara on the right you enter one of the 10 more developed (or more accurately less under-developed) regions of rural Bihar That is because between the constituencies of Hajipur (Ram Vilas Paswan) and Chhapra (Rabri Devi Lalu and Rajiv Pratap Rudy of the BJP) lies a most prized and therefore pampered political battleground This is the land of ancient Vaishali and many stupas and ruins still remain But this is still very very poor rural Bihar And you see how poor at Suhag General Store an 8×12 hole-in-the-wall that sells bangles and trinkets on a board outside with a very well-done portrait of Priyanka Chopra as a bride The owner Mr Saadh stands behind his little counter stripped to his baniyan sweating in the 45-degree afternoon heat and his customers three women in crumpled sarees — all red BPL cardholders as it turns out — are buying hair oil and bangles which fill most of the shelves But in one corner you will see something you wouldn’t have expected in a countryside where the vast majority of people qualify to be below the poverty line Two stacks of Stayfree sanitary pads And next to that merchandise even more surprising Three brands of Davy Huggies and Pampers diapers in tiny stone-poor Manua Ghat (see picture taken on my phone on The Indian Express website and Facebook page) You even see diapers in smaller easier to buy packets hanging along with strings of shampoo and oil sachets This is change From nothing to decent schooling to branded underwear to Pampers for your little ones let us say stealing an old cigarette advertising line and using it so utterly out of context the rural Biharis have come a long way baby That is change And if Nitish is now looking at what can only be described as a downturn in electoral fortunes as dramatic as his sweep in 2010 could it be because he failed to appreciate this Nearly nine years of great governance exemplary law and order among the highest rates of economic growth in India and a most dramatic improvement in social indicators however low the base may have been has changed voter attitudes in Bihar more radically than he imagined when he broke off from the BJP driven by hubris that he couldn’t escape in the halo of 2010 and imprisoned mostly by bureaucratic sycophants who converged around him in its wake A better fed less insecure population is tougher to satiate It wants more It is less bound by ideology because more that is material and now matters is within its reach a possibility The more aspirational — or okay materialistic — a people the less ideological they become They are not about to reward him for breaking away from the BJP on secular ideology particularly when the choice is for the Centre not the state between Narendra Modi and who-knows-who not between Nitish and Modi or Lalu Village after village huddle after huddle Biharis whether Dalits upper castes Yadavs other OBCs — funny how you do not feel embarrassed asking people their caste as you strike up a conversation it is the done thing — say only one thing: this is the bada (big) election We are choosing a PM not CM This is not about Nitish It is for or against Modi So if you are a Muslim you vote against Modi Most others barring Yadavs who never left Lalu are willing to give Modi a chance The curious thing however is how the same Muslims for whose sake and to save whom from Modi Nitish broke with the BJP are now returning to Lalu instead Why no thank-you cards for Nitish Lalu will explain Nitish’s predicament to you as only he can What is Nitish telling you he asks me “Lalu ji woh kehte hain ki Modi ki koi hawa nahin chal rahi kewal publicity ka blower chal raha hai Aur unki bahut seatein aayengi kyonki Mussalman sab unke paas hain BJP chhodne ke liye” I say somewhat simplistically and provocatively And sure enough Lalu takes the bait “Dekhiye Shekhar ji hamaare Hindu dharam mein jab gotra milta hai tabhi shaadi hoti hai Aur paaltiks mein kya gotra hai aaj kewal secular aur communal” he explains and so more than 15 years ago their gotras matched and Nitish as bride and Advani ji as groom got married “Vivah hua phir beta-beti pota-poti naata-naati (after marriage came children and grandchildren) Aur ab keh rahe ho ke gotra nahin mila toh kaun maanega Janta bahut samajhdar hai” Lalu explains Nitish’s miscalculation better than any prime-time pundit could Every opinion poll now tells you that the Muslims in Bihar have moved en masse to Lalu In fact the latest NDTV poll tells us that nearly 70 per cent Muslims now say that they will vote for the RJD-Congress combine This is some setback for Nitish who just the other day was being hailed by Bihar’s Muslims as sher ka bachcha (‘When lonely Lalu misses “gentleman” Sonia and a Muslim calls Nitish “sher ka bachcha”’ Writings on the Wall IE November 23 2010 iexpin/oFu83921) for keeping Modi out of their state Why are they now not willing to reward him for taking such a big risk to reject Modi as the NDA’s prime ministerial candidate This is so contrary to what was promised to poor Nitish by Delhi’s liberal activists and intellectual busybodies who pumped his ego and led him to this disaster The truth is it is not as if the Muslims are dumping him They like many other Biharis would still prefer him as their chief minister but that is not at stake now The same NDTV poll tells you an overwhelming number of Biharis still prefer Nitish for their state But this is not a chhota election but bada And today Lalu with his Yadav base and the Congress as ally looks like a much more credible force against Modi than Nitish all by himself so what if he is still the sher ka bachcha We catch up with Nitish at a reasonably well-attended rally at Parsa in Chhapra (now Saran after delimitation) constituency where his Muslim candidate looks a distant third behind Rabri and Rudy The Nitish of old is still all there You can see it in the way he handles two groups of hecklers positioned strategically at the flanks in front They are carrying neatly printed banners that say they won’t vote for him unless they get electricity and how when they complained to their MLA he told them he had no idea where their village was located “Does everybody want to protest or are there also people here who have come to listen to me” he asks the crowd Sure enough an overwhelming majority shouts the protesters down and Nitish launches into the details of what he is doing to improve the power situation Of how when he took over Bihar got only 500 megawatts of power while now he has taken it to 2800 and more power plants are coming up Also he has a genuine sob story about the Centre messing up his coal linkages This is a digression but it is also significant to note how “megawatt” has now become integral to election campaigns in India Over the next four days we hear everybody from Modi to Rahul Gandhi to Akhilesh Yadav and father Mulayam Singh Yadav to Lalu to Arvind Kejriwal talk about making power more plentiful and cheaper across Bihar Isn’t this change And virtuously so But in this election this will not work and Nitish knows it We catch him on the stage as his rally ends and I ask him if he realises he has made a mistake Now you haven’t met many politicians who will admit that and Nitish is no exception But he goes halfway there or sort of “What choice was I left with” he asks “Was I to go along with this divisive agenda” “But if you found it okay to go with Mr Advani what’s wrong with Modi” I ask “In any case why didn’t you stay with the NDA for now get your seats and then oppose Modi for the prime ministership when you had leverage” “It is easy to put it like that” he says “But do you realise how much what kind of things I would have had to put up with Now there is a man saying those who do not vote for Modi should go to Pakistan Kis kis baat ke liye zindaabad kehte hum (what horrible things would we have been forced to keep cheering for)” “But you may lose this election even your government” “If that is so so be it You cannot sacrifice your beliefs and ideology” he is unfazed “But politics is no tirtha yatra (pilgrimage)” I continue needling him Nitish counters saying it indeed is And quotes a favourite Lohia verse describing public life as precisely that a pilgrimage You cannot win an argument with a real Lohiaite Not even when he is looking at perhaps the greatest electoral setback in his politics Nitish can however still draw some comfort that when the time for the chhota election comes his people may take a different view His state has changed under him and his nine years in power represent a real tribute to Indian politics and our grassroots politicians’ talent for governance You can fault him for not being able to bring industry and white collar jobs or a lot more electricity for failing to improve the Patna airport — probably the most dangerous on that scale in India — or doing anything for tourism even getting a modern two-star hotel built But his government works at the village level and the cities have seen a boom however chaotic and haphazard Property prices have zoomed and Biharis have a new sense of pride Nothing reflects that newfound pride more tellingly than the rising number of Biharis making it to all-India services and institutions through competitive examinations From a semi-starving people roused to first demanding schooling it is logical that the Biharis now want jobs the best jobs India has to offer And if nobody will do anything about it they will do it themselves You want to see how Come with me for a half-day’s walk through the distant outskirts of Patna and see how voluntary activism works for an aspirational young population Anand Kumar 42 has a likely Bihari story A brilliant Mathematics student Anand who had papers published in reputed journals as a student got admitted for a Masters at the University of Cambridge but could not go as he was too poor to fund himself For 12 years now he has dedicated himself fully to ensuring that others particularly those from underprivileged backgrounds like his (he comes from a poor OBC family) are not denied similar opportunities In partnership with a similarly concerned IPS officer Abhayanand he set up a remarkable success story the much-celebrated Super 30 where he claims all 30 poor students selected by him every year through an exam and tutored at his home at Jakkanpur in Patna make it to an IIT or NIT In 11 years of the 333 students coached by him and his brother 281 made it to IITs and the rest to NITs He and his brother raise money by holding commercial group-tuition classes in the evening and use the earnings to provide free teaching food and stay to their students who now come from all over India It costs only Rs 5000 per student per month but once we start chatting with them you know it’s more money than any of them has seen in their lives Meet Nidhi Jha from Varanasi Her father is an auto driver who also works as a priest to support the family and his children’s education She has lived in a temple precinct She scored 844 per cent in class XII and her father had the foresight to send her to a CBSE school Do her parents mind her going so far away to live and study She says “My father said go anywhere as long as you can study and build a great career” Madhu Singh from Etah is a Navodaya Vidyalaya student and scored 846 per cent in CBSE in class XII Her father is a sharecropper In fact among the 30 handpicked students here eight are products of Navodaya Vidyalayas evidence that this Rajiv Gandhi initiative really worked That the Congress has completely forgotten it and refused to even talk about it in this campaign tells you how comprehensively it has lost its way Dilip Kumar from Lalu’s Madhepura is the son of a daily-wage labourer He supported his education by teaching little children before coming to Super 30 but his brother is already an NIT-educated engineer working in Kolkata So his labourer family is already an aspirational success story Sunil Ravidas a Dalit from Patna is also a daily wager and a Mathematics whiz Amit Patel from Lohta near Varanasi is the son of a farmer who owns less than an acre of land You want more stories like these There is Nitish Kumar from a village near Patna also from a family that owns half an acre of land Or Abhilipsa Priyadarshi from Cuttack in Orissa patiently waiting with her thali for her lunch of rice and curry She is so thrilled to have come to Patna Is it too far She just gives you a dimpled smile and says “No” And while she doesn’t say it you know that it means see me at an IIT soon You fight your way through the Patna chaos for another half-hour to a multistorey building and witness the miracle of Rahmani 30 Supported by Maulana Wali Rahmani’s foundation in Munger it has been running classes for 30 handpicked Muslim boys every year since 2008 to prepare them for the IIT-JEE examinations Last year eight of the batch made it to IITs and the rest to NITs This year Rahmani has started another batch of 30 Shakeelur Rahman son of a madrasa teacher from West Champaran started his education where else but at the madrasa But now he is a master in Physics and Chemistry Mohammed Tehsin Rabbani’s father repairs automobiles at Samastipur but still sent him to AV Public School for modern CBSE education Six students from the current Rahmani batch of 30 come from families of marginal farmers and six are sons of madrasa teachers Shabbirul Hoda Rahmani Foundation manager says that these 30 are selected from 175 shortlisted after a nationwide test Tahaq Ashmi computer trainer at Rahmani 30 graduated in Arabic and talks fondly of the desktop computer he is setting up to train his students You talk to Anand Kumar and he tells you he is running Super 30 because he believes that brilliance has nothing to do with how rich or poor you are and that nobody should suffer his fate and rather than feel sorry for himself he’ll do something for others You ask Abhayanand now director-general of police and Physics topper from Patna University and he tells you that after he finished teaching both his children he realised the pleasures of teaching as well as what it would do for young people When he saw the Sachar Committee report he realised how poorly young Muslims were doing in India and felt so strongly that all that stood between them and equality was a little bit of help and opportunity One day the maulana from Rahmani Foundation came to him and he decided to work with him on this project “Now I feel like a Physics teacher all the time morning to night” He said it is no stretch for him to combine it with his job as DGP In fact his success on the law and order front is entirely matched by that of his batch of Muslim boys in IIT-JEE As we drive out my colleague and The Indian Express special correspondent Santosh Singh who made it possible for me to see these exhilarating things puts it in perspective “I was born a Thakur therefore a high caste but my father’s family only owned five bighas of land among four brothers So my mother never tired of reminding me and my three younger brothers that all we would get is five kathas (one katha is 1361 sq ft) of land so how will you survive unless you get education” He continues “My three younger brothers are also bank managers and it is all because of our mother constantly reminding us of those five kathas of land” Santosh’s story is not atypical in today’s Bihar or India It is a story of aspirational parents of ambitious children and impatient voters where the future matters more than the past identity or ideology If this is how Bihar thinks today the rest of India can’t be far behind sg@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Abu Dhabi | Published: August 15 2017 5:17 pm Harika Dronavalli will take on the third seed Rauf Mamedov from Azerbaijan in her second-round encounter (Source: File) Top News Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli started her campaign in style beating compatriot Mithil Ajgaonkar at the Master’s Tournament of the Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival here The World No 9 Indian playing with white pieces started off aggressively as she found an opening in the initial phases of the game It was an uphill task for Ajgaonkar from there on and eventually succumbed to the pressure after toiling for a long three and a half hours “I got a clear advantage in the opening stages itself and could easily convert it after just 34 moves” Harika said after her first-round encounter The Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival will offer an impressive prize purse of USD 36100 to the top-10 players competing in the Master’s category The winner of the tournament will bag an amount of USD 13000 while the second and third will pocket USD 7500 and USD 5500 respectively There will be impressive cash prizes for the best women’s player and best player under 2400 ELO points category also Harika will take on the third seed Rauf Mamedov from Azerbaijan in her second-round encounter For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 22 2017 11:24 pm Harmanpreet Kaur had a niggle in her shoulder while batting in the net session on Saturday (Source: AP) Related News India are all set to take on England in the final match of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 but ahead of the finale at Lord’s the Indian team had an injury scare when the right-handed batter Harmanpreet Kaur was seen holding her shoulder in pain during the net session on Saturday and the physio was spotted applying ice on it Kaur scored a flamboyant 171* against Australia at Derby in the second semifinal that helped India make way into the title clash Though India were in a spot of bother but skipper Mithali Raj in the presser prior to the big clash clarified that it’s only a niggle for Harmanpreet and she is fit to play on Sunday Mithali Raj says she believes Kaur will be fit to play tomorrow and the icing is precautionary to deal with niggles #WWC17 — Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) 22 July 2017 Kaur icing her shoulder Didn’t bat again pictwittercom/KbJ9SFyOJA — Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) 22 July 2017 Injury worry for India Harmanpreet Kaur hurt her right shoulder batting in the nets Said she was fine but looked v uncomfortable #WWC17 pictwittercom/irxAQXJRZz — Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) 22 July 2017 India would be playing their second final in the history of women’s World Cup The last time made a cut into the final game was back in 2005 under the captaincy of Mithali Raj but lost to Australia Mithali along with Jhulan Goswami are the only two players from that edition who are featuring in this World Cup as well For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Reuters | New York | Published: June 7 2017 11:05 am In New York Wonder Woman enthusiasts have raised more than 000 in six days to send high-school girls to a screening in Washington DC Related News With Wonder Woman blazing a trail at theatres across the United States the female superhero is being hailed as a powerful new role model for girls and a break away from sexism in Hollywood The film starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot smashed box office records on its opening weekend raking in more than $103 million in the United States – a record for a movie directed by a woman Patty Jenkins The film broke the previous record for a movie directed by a woman held by Sam Taylor-Johnson for Fifty Shades of Grey Online debates ahead of the film’s release about the Amazonian superhero’s lack of armpit hair and the furor surrounding her selection last year as a UN honorary ambassador have only served to boost box office takings But it is above all the depiction of the sword-wielding lasso-tossing character as an empowered woman that accounts for the film’s triumph said Melissa Silverstein founder of the Women and Hollywood blog and co-founder of the women-focused Athena Film Festival “It’s almost an exclamation point on what women have been saying for a long time – in the industry outside the industry; that our stories matter we are the heroes of the stories we can kick butt as well as anyone else and we’re equal” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a phone interview Wonder Woman was first imagined in 1941 as an icon of female empowerment – even appearing on the inaugural cover of the flagship feminist publication Ms magazine three decades later But her modern portrayal has been criticized for shifting to a sexualized buxom character typically clad in a red white and blue bodysuit The United Nations dumped Wonder Woman less than two months after naming her as an ambassador for women’s and girls’ empowerment amid criticism that her pin-up image sent the wrong messageThe film reverts to her original incarnation Wonder Woman is one of three comic-book superheroes from the 1930s and 1940s whose stories have been published almost without interruption – alongside Batman and Superman – according to Harvard history professor Jill Lepore Yet Jenkins’ film is the first theatrical release starring the Princess of the Amazons Her debut on the silver screen has prompted a host of celebratory initiatives In New York Wonder Woman enthusiasts have raised more than $8000 in six days to send high-school girls to a screening in Washington DC And female-only showings by the cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse have sold out from Austin Texas to New York with promises of proceeds going to Planned Parenthood a women’s healthcare provider Silverstein said the blockbuster should herald a new era in a Hollywood film industry skewed in favor of male characters and filmmakers Last year females comprised just 29 percent of protagonists among the 100 top-grossing US films according to the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University California Behind the scenes women made up just 7 percent of directors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films in 2016 a study by the same center shows “The bigger picture is for me that women stories are as valid as male stories” said Silverstein (Reporting by Sebastien Malo Editing by Emma Batha Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters that covers humanitarian news women’s rights trafficking property rights and climate change For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: July 15 2017 9:59 pm Toilet Ek Prem Katha actor Bhumi Pednekar believes that now it is time for us to change and it’s time for us to evolve as a society and make toilets Related News Actress Bhumi Pednekar who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha says that its time for us to change and evolve as a society Present at a jewellery exhibition by Times Glamour on Saturday Bhumi was asked about the film and how it mirrors our society “It comments on the mindset of majority of Indian society and how we live in a time of hypocrisy Now it is time for us to change and it’s time for us to evolve as a society and make toilets” During the interaction the Dum Laga Ke Haisha actress also stressed on the fact that having a bathroom is everyone’s birth right “Primarily Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a Prem Katha a great love story between these simple sweet characters You won’t even realise how through their love story you have been given an important message I have a feeling it’s really going to bring about a massive change in our society” she said “It’s going to encourage a lot of women not to settle for anything less in their marriage and to fight for their rights And having a bathroom is your right and you must make sure that you get one” Bhumi said Asked about being compared and inspired from a short film Manini Bhumi said: “I am unaware of it so it doesn’t make sense that I comment on this but our film is an original” “It is definitely tough Unfortunately in our country we have seen generations of suppression where women are concerned but I think slowly and steadily things are changing I am very lucky to be an actor that I get to do films like these It’s very heart breaking and heart wrenching” she added Toilet: Ek Prem Katha directed by Shree Narayan Singh and co-produced by Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey stars Akshay Kumar as Keshav and Bhumi Pednekar as Jaya The romantic comedy film is reportedly inspired by the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi The film is releasing on August 11 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Manish Raj | New Delhi | Updated: May 17 2017 9:15 am Photo for representational purpose Related News The Delhi High Court Tuesday rapped authorities for their failure to take preventive measures to prevent the outbreak of dengue and chikungunya On Tuesday counsels for Delhi government Union government and the three civic bodies were present before the court Underlining a media report that showed several dengue deaths a bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the commissioners of the corporations were responsible for implementing the relevant provisions of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act to prevent the outbreak of diseases Asking the counsels if “whole of Delhi had to suffer” again in the face of rising humidity and approaching monsoon the bench asked “What has been done Where has it been done What information has been provided to people… Where are the people supposed to go” There were no TV advertisements said the bench adding why were the authorities reluctant to provide all information pertaining to the diseases in public domain “This is how you prepare” said the bench taking umbrage when a counsel said a large number of hospital beds have already been prepared to treat possible dengue patients Counsel for Delhi government then said the Chief Minister had recently held a meeting for preventive and curative measures and “…the highest level was looking at it…” The bench asked if there was a “scientific programme” The bench also said the people had to be informed about alternative methods of treating the diseases like homepathy and Unani as allopathic medicines might not work in all cases The failure of the authorities to do geographical mapping of the worst-affected areas showed their “haphazard” preparations the bench added The bench then directed a status report to be filed by all corporations regarding such mapping and the manner in which preventive/curative steps would be undertaken The court also directed the corporations to inform the court regarding people who were prosecuted for violating the relevant sections of NDMC Act For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related Newsfed up with the ? 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