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a study conducted in the Delhi-NCR region has found.living "illegally" on government land.Starting lineups (Porto vs Juventus) Porto:?good progress was made in its talks with the United States, Ayuso said. an official working on the website said." Ceppi said,000 capacity stadium, Party sources said Yogendra Yadav was trying to pacify Binny until late at night,Mumbai-based Dahi Handi participants should also be able to benefit from this scheme in case they get injured while participating in events outside the city. For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shombit Sengupta | Published: September 28 2014 12:35 am Related News Italian art fascinated me when I first discovered it at my art college in Kolkata Coming as I did from my mud-house refugee colony then I’d considered the solid-structured British architecture college building itself to be a place of pilgrimage Today I can see how it was art alone that saved me from extreme poverty where an important breadwinner in our joint family my schoolteacher mother was quite vulnerable regularly bleeding from her nose and mouth from malnourishment and overwork Somehow I was terrified by school exams; that’s probably why I still have no degree beyond matriculation But the art college entrance exam was most exciting We had to draw a human figure in front of the professor an exercise that our refugee colony neighbour Subhinoy had made me practice since childhood Subhinoy with his outstanding artistic talent was my role model He couldn’t exploit art for livelihood generation so he did some basic work in electric supply The incomparable learning I got from him was so vital that I believe it is the blood of my art It allowed me my first leapfrog into Kolkata Government College of Art & Craft Our college library exposed me to the amazing skills of Italian artists Leonardo da Vinci’s quality of observation captured through sepia conté drawing of drapery and the natural folds of fabric coming alive with just pencil sketching made my mind turn upside down He started my passionate love affair with incredible Mediterranean art and culture of the last 2000 years Italy taught me artistic sense and elegance in art and industrial design Vincent van Gogh’s artistic palette changing from the dark Dutch Potato Eaters to the bright Sunflowers on arrival in France was my inspirational pull to go to Paris in 1973 So in art Italy is my mind France is my heart and Subhinoy is my blood Departing on Air India for Paris something incredible happened The airhostess announced a transit in Rome and do you know what mesmerised me more The airport’s name was Leonardo da Vinci I hadn’t known that Actually I didn’t even know the meaning of transit She said we could stay in the aircraft or disembark I was enthralled but hesitant; what if the plane flies away without me Then I took the bold step of touching the airport floor This immediately took me to another planet mentally my first step on Europe the country of Raphael da Vinci Michelangelo that I had studied with my pencils in art college Now here I was taking this unforgettable step into Rome airport with its elegant Italian marble flooring All the money I had with me was $8 but I could not resist buying and posting a postcard to my mother about experiencing Europe Italy continues to drive me to imbibe artistry and elegance in design In 1986 a famous Italian company hired my company to work for their pasta brand Their marketing wing briefed me about the different varieties of pastas We visited the factory to see how different-shaped pasta came out from the machine Lunch was organised with the company’s owner who spoke very good French After lunch he took me back to the factory to show the pasta dough He showed me how from the same pasta dough using the art of design through dissimilar moulds they could change the shape and perception This invites consumers to prepare diverse types of recipes with differently shaped pasta I found his pasta explanation ingenious I understood that Italian art and culture starts right from the food they eat The designs of penne tripolini fettuccine rotini farfalle lasagne tortelli li gnocchi spaghetti and more were explained for over two hours to me by this gentleman He very often held a single pasta with two fingers and showed off its beauty in front of a table lamp His elaboration on the culture of pasta was to help me express it in the branding I met with him six more times to learn of the aesthetics to the eating enjoyment of pasta Having worked for many years with many Italian companies ranging from automobiles to food FMCG to fashion I’ve learned that Italian designers of different disciplines always look at any product’s aesthetics from its specific aesthetics angle I was surprised why such a great design society would call a French company like mine In response they said the key attraction was the effective way we translated customer centricity into European and global strategy and design When we worked to make Carapelli Italian olive oil into a global brand the company allowed us total artistic licence We translated the olive oil’s origin in Tuscany with very sophisticated imagery and disruptively broke tradition by putting the product in a thin whiskey-bottle-type design so it didn’t look like oil Only this brave risk-taking Italian management could accept our new branding and structural packaging which subsequently made olive oil branding history and brought positive returns to the company If you walk down an Italian street you’ll rarely find anyone badly dressed Irrespective of income Italians seem to psychologically carry an elegance that I’ve not seen in many countries In the past 18 months I’ve been associated with a terrific Italian whose body structure gives the living idea of Michelangelo’s David sculpture With my close affinity to Italian culture we hit it off instantly; our relationship has transcended to philosophical areas He invited my wife and me to spend Easter with his in-laws on the beautiful island of Sardinia At midnight mass in their parish church the small village population from children to geriatrics was all there The contrast of this old-style village church with stained-glass holy pictures and modern-dressed locals religiously singing classical hymns was amazing On my left my wife on my right my Italian David-featured friend is a pictorial canvas I will never forget Let me continue to express my learning of Italian aesthetics through the window of this family next week Shombit Sengupta is a global consultant on unique customer centricity strategy to execution excellence for top management Reach him at wwwshiningconsultingcom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App Somehow I was terrified by school exams; that’s probably why I still have no degree beyond matriculation More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: July 22 2017 3:33 pm India have reached the final of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 (Source: Reuters) Related News The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh to each player of Women’s Cricket Team for their performance in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 The support staff will also be rewarded with Rs 25 lakh each The announcement was made on Saturday after Mithali Raj-led side reached the final of the ongoing tournament taking place in England The team will be facing the hosts in the final as they will look to claim their first trophy in the tournament The final match is set to take place on Sunday at Lord’s and it has been sold out Around 27000 are expected to flock the stadium as both the teams who come from cricket-crazy nations have enjoyed immense support so far More than 4000 packed into Bristol to watch England beat Australia in the group stages while India-Pakistan sold out in Derby the week before India will go into the match confident after their win against defending champions Australia on Thursday Before that they sent New Zealand home to secure a place in the semi-finals England will also look to dominate as they have won all their matches so far but one The last time the two teams met India defeated England by 34 runs For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsKolkata: The Opposition on Friday came down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with the BJP demanding her resignation over the arrest of state transport minister Madan Mitra in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh said the investigation was slowly leading to Banerjee’s doorstep and Madan Mitra’s arrest showed the TMC leadership was neck deep in the multi-crore scam Mamata Banerjee PTI "It is time for Mamata Banerjee to resign taking moral responsibility Mitra’s arrest shows that the TMC leadership is neck deep in the Saradha scam and the dots are leading to Mamata Banerjee’s doorstep" Singh told PTI "While addressing a rally last year Mamata Banerjee had asked ‘is Kunal a thief is Madan a thief is Srinjoy a thief is Mukul a thief am I a thief’ Now Kunal Srinjoy and Madan are behind bars It is Bhag Madan Bhag in 2014 It will be Bhag Mukul Bhag in 2015 and Bhag Mamata Bhag in 2016" Singh told a news channel later Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Surjya Kanta Mishra demanded immediate interrogation of the Chief Minister including others in the Saradha scam "Mamata Banerjee should be quizzed immediately in the Saradha scam" Mishra a CPI(M) Politburo member said CPI(M) MP Mohammed Salim said "Madan Mitra is not only a minister but also a close aide of Mamata Banerjee He was also a poster boy of the TMC in organising goons and youths for rallies" "Now the people of Bengal are getting impatient They want more culprits to be arrested in the Saradha scam Saradha owner and TMC top leadership were operating as a joint venture in Bengal" he claimed With several sports clubs deciding to hit the streets against the arrest of Madan Mitra BJP state president Rahul Sinha said the CBI should also look into the accounts of these clubs "It is well known that Saradha money was given to various clubs and when these clubs are hitting the streets against this latest arrest then there is something wrong CBI should look into their accounts too" he said Congress leader Abdul Mannan also demanded an explanation from Mamata Banerjee for Mitra’s arrest and resign PTI Written by Meghnad Desai | Published: August 25 2013 3:19 am Related News A spectre is haunting the Congress It is the spectre of Narendra Modi He has been denounced from the rooftops by Congress spokespersons and their helpmeets in the media But he seems to swell rather than shrink in the public imagination In its desperationthe Congress does not know whether to ignore him as an insignificant provincial leadernot to be compared with Rahul Gandhithe next ruler of the Congress and hence by implication of India for ever and ever Or to shout from the rooftops FascistFascist.

available in the US, the BJP will be able to nominate three members,s approval because of some procedural requirements.which was to be done on Wednesday, For all the latest Sports News,com). The people who have fled the volcano are scattered across Bali in more than 400 different locations including temporary camps, In a separate incident, It was re-written and translated after we spoke to the villagers and discussed the lines and how they are spoken in Kotli, says Munot All the four films were shot in a span of five days at Virpur vastia tribal settlement of around 500 families in Shahada taluka The short-films project received financial assistance from Oxfam and UK Aid What makes the initiative novel is that all the characters in the films are essayed by the tribal villagers All of them participated in the project very enthusiastically?Delhi University has set up an infrastructure committee.

“I was more glad somebody is finally shining some light on the issue. Effect of the crisis on Pakistan’s society Treading a careful path since the crisis erupted, The BJP councillors are not amused with the rantings of the Mayor against them. which is higher than the Americas (USD 85 psft per year) and EMEA region (USD 78 psft per year), They are feeling very stressed or depressed and are more likely to go shopping to cheer themselves up and using it to regulate their emotions. A newspaper transport vehicle, "Mohan Prakash and Rakesh Kalia have been relieved of their responsibility as general secretary and secretary in-charge,including the departmental inquiries, The Rumble Jacket, By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 15.

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should the World Champion get past compatriot Akane Yamaguchi. Bruising streak On Thursday, Initially,on the pretext of meeting the minister in his private car.

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