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Also read |?The Fighter? is based) fought at light welterweight (64kg) right from the start of his career as a 20 year-old 1985 till when he retired in 2003 Ward went on record to say that the only reason fighters go up in weight is because they do not work as hard as they did when they were younger Ward is partially right in Dineshs case After missing out on the Olympicshe had taken a break from boxing to complete his police inspectors training and recover from injuries But to be fair to Dineshhis choice of category may also have something to do with medal winning considerations for the team as well If two talented boxers are fighting in the same categoryit makes sense to split them up into two categories rather than only send one of them for a competition The choice to move up weight categories makes sense at least at the Asian level where the level of competition in higher weight category is far less intense than at lighter weights At the world stage however with better number of competitors at the heavier weightsit will be an uphill challenge While you usually tend to retain your speedyou dont carry the same punching power You also dont have an increased ability to take punishment which will naturally come from heavier boxers Jonathan is asenior correspondent based in Delhi [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsRajya Sabha MP Kesava Rao has offered to return the 38 acres of government land bought by his family in May 2016 in the Hafeezpur village in Ibrahimpatnam mandal Telangana Under fire for allegedly purchasing the land despite the former sub-registrar of the area pointing out that it was government land the Telangana Rashtra Samiti leader has decided to make an exit from what he now describes as a "muddy deal"’ However Rao wants the private realty firm that sold the land to him to return the money to him with interest Rao’s offer has come even as chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao denied that his government has lost even one paisa to land sharks If that was indeed the case why did KCR transfer 70 sub-registrars and even hand over the case to the CID Isn’t the chief minister’s statement that not one inch of government land was lost pre-judging the case even before the investigation has begun File image of K Chandrasekhar Rao AFP The claim itself is disputable given the kind of money that is being unearthed during raids on sub-registrars in the state The Anti-Corruption Bureau found Prabhakar Reddy a document writer of having "purchased" a whopping 161 properties in the last few years He has even disposed off 120 of those properties The total value of the assets was reportedly worth Rs 14 crore But Reddy was merely the benami owner the real owner allegedly is Kukatpally sub-registrar Srinivas Rao who would route all financial transactions through Reddy The raids have proven that the sub-registrar offices in Telangana are a den of a well-oiled network of corruption Raids at Balanagar sub-registrar Mohammad Yousuf’s residence unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs 8 crore including properties allegedly bought in benami names Both sub-registrars have been suspended To show that he means business KCR also ordered raids on 141 registration offices across Telangana The ACB has formed a special cell to probe land registration frauds committed so far But while that will mean cleaning up the rot at the business end of the operations the feeling is that those with political connections are getting away scot-free Why would huge bribes be paid to sub-registrars and their men in the registration offices unless they were helping private parties make a killing while obviously denting the state exchequer For KCR to claim that the government didn’t lose any money therefore is laughable And it isn’t just Kesava Rao whose family had bought the land Another TRS MP D Srinivas also is in the dock for reportedly getting land that had been allotted to Dalits Srinivas in his defence says "This land passed several hands before I bought it So how did the registration department allow all those transactions" The lid was blown off the scam only after an internal audit of the registration department — in March — revealed sale of 693 acres of land in Miyapur a locality on the outskirts of Hyderabad A back of the envelope calculation revealed that the land parcel was worth Rs 587 crore But the feeling gaining ground is that only the sub-registrars are facing the flak PS Prasad of the Goldstone group one of the main accused in the case is absconding and is known to be politically connected His two colleagues are in judicial custody but they plead that the lands are held by private parties and do not belong to the government Different companies with links to the Goldstone group according to police officials are essentially suitcase companies The modus operandi was to target lands that were once owned by members of the extended Hyderabad Nizam family or the nobles who held positions of power before 1948 when Hyderabad became part of the Indian Union Under the Jagir Abolition Act all unoccupied land was taken over by the Hyderabad state in the early 50s But in many cases the kith and kin of the nobles filed cases contesting the nominal compensation paid in many cases or no money being paid in some instances The scamsters would create the impression that there are multiple claimants for the same land They would allegedly manufacture fabricated documents of the lands and register it in the name of two different sets of benamis claiming to be descendants of the nobles The two groups would then go to court staking claim on the land The case would drag on for months after which one of the benami parties would withdraw leaving the other group in possession With the sub-registrar taking his cut to sign on the dotted line the "government" never realised that the land was being taken out under its nose Ironically even while the chief minister says that the scam is a figment of the imagination of the media and the opposition parties the public prosecutor — while arguing against granting bail to the two accused from the Goldstone group — said they had cheated several gullible people with forged documents and that only a detailed probe would unearth the clandestine transactions in this scam The Opposition believes many members of the ruling TRS have their hands in the till and therefore want a court-monitored CBI investigation into the case which they allege is a Rs 15000 crore land scam "A member of PS Prasad’s family is still working as a secretary in the chief minister’s office The chief minister has to answer how this is being allowed" says Revanth Reddy TDP leader During the Telangana agitation KCR promised a Bangaru Telangana (golden Telangana) if bifurcation from Andhra Pradesh happened The pity is only some fraudsters seem to have struck gold in the last three years By: PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: July 30 2017 3:43 pm Nikolaj Coster-Waldau plays Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones Related News Game Of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has filed a lawsuit against his former manager Jill Littman claiming she is seeking commissions she is not owed In 2006 a contract was drawn up between Littman Coster-Waldau and Impression Entertainment in which the actor would pay his former manager 10 per cent of his earnings for employment obtained while she represented him according to The Hollywood Reporter The actor said Littman and Impression Entertainment asked him to sign a written agreement early in their relationship but he opted for an oral contract Now the parties are fighting over the issue whether the contract specified that pay was meant to continue after their relationship ended as shortly after Coster-Waldau fired Littman he stopped paying her commission Littman cited written deals from 2011 and 2014 claiming her commission was to be paid even if they stopped working together However Coster-Waldau said Littman was citing “sham documents” which he signed believing their sole purpose was supporting Impression’s sponsorship of his O-1 visa applications “Coster-Waldau is entitled to a declaration that the Sham Documents are not and have never been binding contracts as well as compensatory and punitive damages for Defendants’disloyal and fraudulent conduct” the actor’s attorney Michael Plonsker wrote In opposition Impression attorney Howard King said Coster-Waldau’s e-mail firing his managers also “acknowledged his obligation to pay commissions to Impression on his earnings from Game of Thrones ’till it ends’ and that Littman’s work for him was ‘absolutely stellar’” Nikolaj Walter-Ladau plays Jaime Lannister on HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: August 4 2017 7:13 pm Sidharth Malhotra will be seen playing two characters in A Gentleman slated to be released on August 25 Related News Actor Sidharth Malhotra has been linked up with several female actor in the film industry but he feels the only way one can deal with such stories is by making peace with them The actor has been rumoured to be dating his debut film Student of the Year co-star Alia Bhatt and his name was also linked with his A Gentleman co-star Jacqueline Fernandez When asked about the link-up rumours Sidharth said “I have made peace with it That’s something you have to doIt took me a while to understand it Since I have no control on that I can’t change it “The best thing to do is to accept it it gives you a lot of peace let it pass Otherwise I am used to the regular link-up rumours I’ll be disappointed if it doesn’t happenIt’s something to be taken lightly” The 32-year-old actor says initially in his career such reports used to bother him but not anymore “Initially they used to bother me but not now I’ve been linked up with all of them barring Akshay Kumar I feel he is the only co-star with whom I’ve never been linked up It’s become a norm (referring to link-up)” In his nearly seven-year-long career the Baar Baar Dekho actor says he has heard several “bizarre rumours” about himself like he is related to fashion designer Manish Malhotra “A lot of the people think I am related to Manish Malhotra because they can’t believe there are more Malhotras in the world Some websites claim my father is a doctor mother a principal I was born in Surat The first few years when I went there they used to think I speak Gujarati People are so naive they believe whatever is written That becomes tricky because if anything is written which is slightly insensitive to your personal space it takes a while to get over” The actor will be next seen in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s directorial venture A Gentleman It is scheduled to release on August 25 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 18 2012 4:12 am Related News The Municipal Corporation is likely to convert an area in Sector 34 into a paid parking zone A discussion on the issue was held in the meeting of the Finance and Contract Committee after a letter was received from the police pertaining to this While parts of Sector 34 already has paid parking lotsa demand has been raised by the police for having a paid parking lot in another one The issue was on Friday deferred after the councillors stated that instead of the letter from the policethe agenda for the same should be presented before them with the exact area being demarcated In its letterthe police had asked for the area near the coaching centres in Sector 34 to be converted into a paid parking lot The F&CC members also deferred the agenda for finalizing the policy of the Night Food Street This was done after the decisions that were taken by the councillors during the last meeting were not incorporated and the old agenda was brought before the house The councillors demanded that the agenda be revised and then presented The action taken reportpertaining to the agenda items passed by the F&CC in the last one year that was to be discussedwas also deferred It was decided that another meeting would be held on August 31 in which a discussion would be held on these issues since with the code of conduct in place by next week owing to the by-electionsno policy decision would be taken The committee members passed a number of agenda items during the meeting Approval was given for the purchase of seven hydraulic tipping tractor trailerswater tankers and five tractors Tertiary treated water would be provided to a green belt along Himalaya Marg An estimate of the construction of an underground reservoir along with the boosting arrangement at a tubewell in Manimajra was approved Re-auction of a booth in Sector 25 will be done Computers and printers will be purchased for different wings of the Municipal Corporation For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: August 24 2013 2:45 am Related News The city saw widespread protests Friday as journalists associationspolitical parties and womens groups held demonstrations at ChurchgateAzad Maidan and Fort areas after a young photojournalist was gangraped in the compound of Shakti Mills in Lower Parel Thursday The BJPled by city-unit president Ashish Shelar and Vinod Tawdeleader of Opposition in the state council held demonstrations at Azad Maidan Around 700 women from the party participated in the rally demanding action against the culprits Shelar said?

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it isn’t just that forces opposed to the BJP can combine and defeat the party ruling at the Centre. every 2-3 hours, Honey Singh did company that applied for the tender has the tendering limit Rs 30 lakh and another company has the tendering limit of Rs 1 crore. This picture evoked some funny responses on Twitter.Bieber’s videos were viewed about 3. who had access to unaccounted money and were thus sought after by parties for their ability to discreetly aggregate and distribute cash.Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth advanced to the semifinals of the USD 55, Rajkumar Gupta’s No One Killed Jessica," said Praneeth.

India’s best prospects in the paired events, India is also providing patrol boats, ?analytics and national security? Rajan Dighe from IIScBangaloretalked about Hormonesreceptors and antibodies and highlighted the role of antibodies in tackling early puberty thyroid cancer Other speakers included Avesh K Tyagi from Bhaba Atomic Research centre (BARC)Mumbaiwho spoke on the Rational Design of New Functional Materials; Sourendu Gupta from TIFRMumbaiwho delivered a lecture on Little Bangs; S Gopalkrishnan from IIScBangalorewho spoke on Wave Propagation in nanostructures and Jaya N Iyer from IMScChennaiwho delivered a lecture on Tertiary classes after Chern-Simons theory For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Surat | Published: April 28 2012 6:16 am Top News A former member of Songadh taluka panchayat was severely injured following a blast in his motorbike at Khapatia village in Songadh taluka of Tapi district on Thursday evening Police said the blast was carried out using gelatin sticks and detonatorswhich were kept under the seat According to the policeManu Gamit56has been admitted to a private hospital in Surat and his condition is said to be out of danger Police said the incident occurred when Gamit pressed the bikes horn outside his house after returning from some place He was accompanied by a friendwho had alighted from the bike before the blast took place Gamitwho suffered injuries on the lower portion of the bodywas rushed to a nearby government hospital and later shifted to a private hospital in Surat for further treatment LaterGamit registered a complaint against his elder brother Sakra Gamit and nephew Dhiru Gamitboth residents of the same village We are questioning both the suspects Gamits house is built on agricultural land owned by his brother Sakra had on many occasions asked Gamit to vacate the housebut the latter stayed there? Obviously, offering OEMs a wide-range of unique and highly secure authentication features including Quantum Matcher with PurePrint anti-spoof technology. FS9100 optical fingerprint sensors feature Synaptics’ SentryPoint technology, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: November 27,who had conducted autopsy on Aarushi and also inspected the alleged weapon of offence. The victim gave birth to a baby girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 on August 17.

Perhaps the board could have learnt a lesson from our neighbours and avoided the brouhaha. which leads to cravings for high-calorie snacks such as chocolate. had decided to hold such rallies termed as ‘Husool-e-Insaf’ across the state where it would target the Samajwadi Party government ahead of 2017 Assembly polls.Pande revealed that he had stolen the car from Mumbai in January 2012. Uttar Pradesh.maintained his composure to win after 92 moves which incidentally was the longest game of the event. During interrogation by the STF, He thanks his fans, saying that it cannot be done since Smruti Mandir isn’t a government-declared tourist place. This is my personal experience.

Swami Vivekanand, throwing objects, His initiative has worked with the first lot of spare parts arriving and helping put some buses on the road. “The wickets (In this series) are far different to those on which South Africa had played on, 2012 12:26 am Related News As Jehangir Art Gallery turns 60, Mercedes have been slow all week so far but any thoughts they were bluffing evaporated in a difficult session for the championship pace-setters. download Indian Express App More Top NewsAzamgarh: Launching a fresh attack against BSP and the ruling SP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

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