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“This is in no way a violation of the FCRA,31, meaning such precipitation can be expected only once in a century at the most.” a Game of Thrones promo billed as the first social media roast.” said BJP Agra Mahanagar president Nagendra Dube.as the smoke from the site was causing yellowing of the surface of the Taj.The 2015 360i Marketing Leadership Summit last week in New York City drew a record audience of more than 350 marketing leadersAt this year’s event we explored how to “Reimagine (Almost) Everything” and learned how some of the world’s leading marketers and media companies are navigating change and shaping the future of our industry as it moves from being TV-led to digitally led Over the next few days we’ll share a series of posts summarizing the themes and takeaways from our event sessions where our inspiring speakers shared how marketers can reimagine behavior organizations media and more – to keep up with where technology and consumer behavior aregoing In addition to the event session summaries we’ll also include a recap of the emerging and trending technologies featured in this year’s Innovation Lab Here are our top ten highlights from the day:By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 26 2017 7:18 pm The scheme based on the last digit of the vehicle’s registration number of vehicles was implemented twice in 2016 — from January 1-15 and April 15-30 (PTI Photo) Top News The Delhi government may bring back the odd-even scheme to restrict the number of cars on the road in view of the increase in pollution levels Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has said The minister yesterday wrote to the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and senior officials of his ministry asking them to be “fully geared up” for implementation of the odd-even scheme “as and when” it is announced “With the increase in pollution levels in Delhi the government may have to resort to emergency measures including the odd-even scheme” he said The scheme based on the last digit of the vehicle’s registration number of vehicles was implemented twice in 2016 — from January 1-15 and April 15-30 Under the scheme odd and even numbered vehicles ply on alternate days It can be implemented when air pollution levels are in the ’emergency’ category for 48 hours or more Last week the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) a body empowered to enforce the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) had said it would not hesitate to enforce the ‘odd-even’ plan order cars off roads and shut schools if needed GRAP was notified by the Centre in January this year following an order by the apex court in November 2016 According to Gahlot procurement of additional buses by DTC would be the “main component” of readiness in case the odd-even scheme is implemented A major challenge in implementing the scheme is poor public transport facilities despite a well developed Delhi Metro network The DTC has a fleet of around 4000 buses while the Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System (DIMTS) runs over 1600 buses under the cluster scheme Experts estimate that the city needs about 11000 buses to cover all areas EPCA has already taken tough measures like shutting the Badarpur thermal power plant and brick kilns and banning generators after air pollution levels hit the ‘Very Poor’ and ‘Severe’ categories For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published: December 24 2014 6:53 pm Related News Faced with the growing number of acid attacks on women government is planning to categorise such cases as heinous crimes and fix a time-frame for investigation and trial for speedy justice All such cases where maximum punishment of life imprisonment or death sentence is possible will be categorised as heinous crimes a Home Ministry statement said on Wednesday As per Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013 a person convicted for acid attack is sentenced to imprisonment for ten years or life The trial of the offences (under Section 376A-D of IPC is to be completed within 60 days) The Home Ministry is now planning to extend this provision further by suitable amendments in CrPC for time bound investigation and trial of all cases related to heinous crimes Government also proposes to bring suitable amendments in law to fix time-frame for disposal of appeals by courts especially in cases of heinous crimes including acid attack to ensure speedy justice The decisions to strengthen legal and administrative framework to check acid attacks were taken by Home Minister Rajnath Singh showing utmost concern to the victims of acid attacks the statement said The government has also taken a number of steps to regulate sale of acid increase punishment for perpetrators of acid attack and compensation for the victims etc In order to regulate the sale of acid a web application having functionalities like registration of stockists and retailers issue of licenses by the district administration targeting sale of acid to individuals only after recording personal details like proof of identity and proof of address of the purchaser will be developed This measure will considerably reduce unauthorised sale of acid in the country it said The victims of acid attacks need to be treated by hospitals in a hassle-free manner The Home Ministry will develop a new mechanism in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ministry of Finance and Insurance companies so that victims of acid attacks are treated on a cashless basis and the treatment amount is paid from the central victim compensation fund which is proposed to be set up by the Home Ministry Steps will be taken to include acid attack victims in the category of physically challenged persons/persons with disability so that they are able to access the benefits of reservation training self-employment loan etc as admissible to the physically challenged persons This will help in rehabilitation of acid attack victims So far several states — Maharashtra Karnataka Kerala Haryana Punjab MP Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh — have framed rules to regulate sale of acid and corrosive substances However acid is easily available in Delhi Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Bihar etc There have been reports of increasing number of acid attack cases Though no official statistics are available about the number of such cases an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks are registered every month across the country According to a report of the Law Commission acid throwing is an extremely violent crime by which the perpetrator of the crime seeks to inflict severe physical and mental suffering on his victim This kind of violence is often motivated by deep-seated jealousy or feelings of revenge against a woman For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Hyderabad | Updated: June 9 2014 12:00 pm College staff working at VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology gather around in the college premises on the outskirts of Hyderabad (Source: AP) Related News Shocked by the news of students being washed away in the turbulent Beas river in Himachal Pradesh anxious parents and relatives rushed to the private engineering college at Bachupally here seeking information about their dear ones The parents and relatives complained that they did not receive any information regarding the incident from the college management and vented their anger at the college management for allegedly not taking prior permission from them before taking the students on the tour A group of 48 students studying 2nd year Electronics and Instrumentation at a city-based private engineering college were on a study tour of HP when the tragedy struck them last evening Around 24 engineering students were feared to have been washed away last evening in river Beas near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway 40 kms from Mandi A group of around 25 students including seven girls were taking photographs near the river bank when there was a sudden gush of water in which they were feared to have been washed away The students were in two buses while a group from one of the buses went near the river for taking photographs “Why they (students) were taken to the river bed in the night hours Did anyone inform us were the parents told about this They only collected Rs 15000 from each student” Naik father of a student Rambabu who was part of the trip said “I had spoken to my son on June 5 last His exams had completed on June 2 and he said the college management was taking them for the tour Whether it is study tour or a picnic trip nothing was informed by the management” said Naik who hails from Nalgonda district “After hearing the tragic news through TV last night I came at 3 AM here The college management told us that they are taking us to Himachal Pradesh but so far there is no clarity” he said expressing anger on the management However the college authorities said they were making all arrangements to take the parents from the airport here to Himachal Pradesh “We will send them to Himachal Pradesh by a flight arrangements have been made” a college official said The college principal was among the officials who were leaving for Himachal Pradesh For all the latest India News download Indian Express App His first win came in the Seventh Chandigarh Golf Championship organised by CGA in January 2008 and the youngster still cherishes that win. 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the police said. “They even recited an entire story in Marathi…, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Mir Ehsan | Published: March 30,all parties combined would get 90 seats,Written by Ajay Shankar | Nabarangpur | Updated: September 8 2015 2:43 pm People gathered for a show in Sri Laxmi Talkies.(Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi) Top News Flipping through the empty pages of an old diary surrounded by Hindu gods and Odiya film stars frozen in various poses three spiders perched on a sagging cobweb high over his head M Santosh Kumar is waiting for Akshay Kumar to save him “I had hoped for Salman Khan but we didn’t get Bajrangi Bhaijaan Now I am waiting for Akshay Kumar’s Brothers on Independence Day” says Kumar Until then the 35-year-old who runs Sri Laxmi Talkies the “only cinema theatre in Nabarangpur district” will have to manage with Super Michua (super liar) starring Babusan and Jhilki It’s a tense wait For it’s 1 pm on August 3 an hour to go for Sri Laxmi Talkies to come alive again after shutting down on June 19 due to “maintenance problems” And Kumar is desperately hoping that Super Michua the Odiya entertainer will set the stage for the future Countdown to super michua: The hall shut down in June for maintenance Owner Santosh Kumar had to settle for an Odiya film for opening (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi) “I will not lose this battle I know more people are watching movies on DVDs at home or at cineplexes But my audience the Rs 30-per-ticket wallah will remain with me This is a district of the poor and most of the people who come here are from the tribal areas For them a visit to my talkies is a way of relaxing after a busy day in the market” says Kumar brightening up finally inside his makeshift office a small room with high walls painted in pale green Kumar’s confidence however is not reflected in his leased property located on a narrow alley behind a busy market at the centre of the district headquarters Sri Laxmi Talkies 15 years old and 440 seats big is in terminal decline — except for the red plastic seats in the Rs 30 deluxe class on the ground floor and the satellite receiver in a corner of the projection room With 15 minutes left for the show the audience has crossed 50 Kumar who spends Rs 40000 for running the hall per month can’t stop smiling (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi) The original projector is a mangled metal mess in one corner the iron grills on the gate are coming apart the giant fans are rusting the cement walls are crumbling and the 40 seats on the small slip of a balcony — Rs 40 per ticket — are hard and uncomfortable “But we are up to date with technology” says Kumar pointing to the receiver which downloads the movie from the satellite feed provider — a company called ‘UFO’ in the case of Super Michua With about 45 minutes to go for the 2 pm show to start the first group of Kumar’s audience ambles in — all men a Mohawk cut a CSK T-shirt a Bajaj bike a whispered wisecrack and a nervous giggle “We’ve been waiting for the theatre to open” says Partap Sindhu a Bhatra tribal and a 15-year-old student at the government school nearby “Where else do we go after skipping classes” he adds laughing “It’s the only time I can forget everything” says Surjan Lal 52 a civil contractor whose story could easily have been a part of the “countless movies” he has watched here Lal is a former BSF jawan from Jodhpur who claims he quit in a fit of rage after “an officer about 25 years old young enough to be my son” called him over snapping his fingers at him and referring to him as “beta” “Today I am a wandering soul doing odd jobs so that I can send money to my family” he says his voice trailing off With 15 minutes left for the show the audience has crossed 50 There’s even a tussle at the ticket counter where Kumar’s cousin 30-year-old Tejeshwar Rao sits tearing out tickets under a solitary bulb “This is good” says Kumar “I have to pay Rs 20000 per month to the owner of this land My salary bill for the eight people I have employed is about Rs 20000 per month Where is the money going to come from” adds Kumar a “local” from Andhra who has two schoolgoing children Pointing towards a small “canteen” on the side he says “That’s there only because every theatre needs one right It gets me Rs 50 every day not even enough to pay the electricity bill for that room” Kumar is cut short by a loud buzz as the doors open It is 215 pm the lights dim the cinema is about to begin The first image on the screen is a logo of the satellite feed provider ‘UFO’ It’s greeted by a single piercing whistle For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Aniruddha Ghosal | Kolkata | Published: July 28 2016 3:10 am Top News Jadavpur University Wednesday suspended the son of a professor of English department a day after 13 students accused him of sexual harassment The JU also formed a fact finding committee to investigate into the charges The move came after the Arts Faculty Student’s Union (AFSU) held a general body meeting on the issue and came up with three demands with which they met Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das The demands included the suspension of the accused for the duration of the probe presence of an elected student representative in the probe committee and the accused’s parent should not take over as the head of the English department Students added that the V-C agreed to the first two demands and the accused will remain suspended for the duration of the probe likely to last a week effective from Thursday On the demand that the accused’s parent should not take over as the HoD of the English gepartment the AFSU said “V-C has said that he will speak to the professor on Thursday in his official capacity to not assume the headship” “We have received the allegations We are proceeding as per law which requires the formation of a fact finding committee We have consulted legal experts and the fact-finding committee will check the veracity of these allegations following which appropriate legal action will be taken” the V-C said Watch Video: What’s making news Thirteen girls had lodged a complaint against the JU professor’s son accusing him of sexually harassing them This after an undergraduate student — one among the 13 — took to Facebook to make a similar complaint The girl has alleged that she had first lodged a complaint with university authorities against the accused in August 2015 for making unwanted sexual advances through lewd text and online messages In her Facebook post on sexual harassment she also claimed to be repeatedly bullied by the accused’s friend — a student of English at Presidency University — after she lodged the complaint In the post which has gone viral the girl claimed the friend who is a woman would turn up with the accused and harass her in public She added that she initially feared lodging a complaint against the accused since he was the son of an “influential” JU professor Soon after other students started claiming that they too had been harassed blackmailed and molested by the accused For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Chennai | Published: February 8 2017 7:44 pm Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao (File) Top News Seeking to distance itself from any controversy around Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao’s role in inviting party General Secretary VK Sasikala to form the government AIADMK on Wednesdaysaid it does not want to politicise any such issues “We don’t want to talk politics Our only focus is that Chinnamma (Sasikala) has to become Chief Minister We are striving towards that and we will succeed” party spokesperson CR Saraswathi said She was responding to a query about the alleged “deliberate delay” by the Governor at the “behest of the Centre” in inviting Sasikala Saraswathi said the Governor has not come to Chennai so far and that he might be busy with his engagements “Let the Honourable Governor come He has not come to Chennai After he comes and having known his opinion we can speak We have given our letter he might have his appointments Let’s see after he comes to Chennai” she said She was responding to a query on whether there was “any problem” in Sasikala taking over as Chief Minister despite being elected AIADMK Legislature Party Leader on Sunday For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 30 2014 12:35 am Parakh who retired as coal secretary in 2005 has been accused of abusing his official position to grant a coal block to Hindalco a company of Aditya Birla Group Related News Former coal secretary P C Parakh will appear before the CBI for questioning in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam Thursday the probe agency said Tuesday Parakh who retired as coal secretary in 2005 has been accused of abusing his official position to grant a coal block to Hindalco a company of Aditya Birla Group The CBI also plans to finalise its investigations into the 13 FIRs including that against Hindalco and Jindals within next fortnight The CBI served a fresh notice to Parakh for appearing on May 1 after he had expressed his inability to appear on April 25 Last year the agency had registered a case against Parakh Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Manglam Birla and unnamed officials of Hindalco and coal ministry The CBI alleged that during 2005 these persons had entered into a criminal conspiracy and Parakh had abused his position and showed undue favour to the Orissa-based firm in the allocation of Talabira II and Talabira III coal blocks The move to question Parakh comes after former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao and the Prime Minister’s Adviser T K A Nair were questioned by the CBI Parakh was in news recently for his book on the coal blocks allocation in which he had questioned the rationale of the CBI to name him or Kumar Manglam Birla He also questioned the decision-making of the agency chief in not naming PM Manmohan Singh as an accused as the coal ministry was under Singh’s direct charge when Talabira-II coal block was allotted to Hindalco For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest India News,” said Dilip Gor, (File Photo) Top News The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested AAP MLA Somnath Bharti for assaulting security guards at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences,(Express File Photo) Top News The odd-even car rationing scheme is a formula for traffic management.

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