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adding that instead of attacking black money, "Cash has been snatched from the hands of our women and most disturbingly," said Kumar Bharve,” a source told IANS. with only his wife by his side. These are potential voters, said Ansari The only two corporators who residents say have done some good work are standing committee chairman Rahul Shewale (ward 134) and committee member Rais Shaikh (ward 132) While Shewale has opened up a large tract of land at Smritivan for an urban forestry projectShaikh has increased sewer connectivity and sanitation For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Onkar Kulkarni | Published: May 5 2012 10:30 am Related News After grabbing accolades for her small role in her first’Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’Parineeti Chopra is all set for her second YRF film as a leadopposite Arjun Kapoor in ‘Ishaqzaade’ Till last year you were doing PR for Yash Raj Films and now YRF is doing PR for you Tell us about the role reversal It all started during the promotions of ‘Band Baaja Baarat’ With all the promotional activitiesand being closely associated with all the actors and the director of the filmI realised that acting was my true calling That is when I decided to put in my papers and quit my job as a PRso that I can join an acting school While I promoted the film with Ranveer SinghAnushka Sharma and director Maneesh SharmaI became friends with Maneesh I told him that after ‘Band Baaja Baarat’I will quit my job and join acting school He just laughed He asked me to go and meet the casting directorI thought he wanted me to get some acting tips from her The casting director asked me enact something and taped it Later on my last day at YRFI get a call from Maneesh that YRF wanted to sign a three film deal with me That is when I came to know that Maneesh had already thought of me for a role in ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’ He had even persuaded Aditya Chopra The two even saw my audition on the tape by the casting director You were still to get into acting schooland in your first film itself you got such a good response Did you expect that I was not launched in a cliched wayas the only actress opposite one actorthe way Anushka Sharma was launched opposite Shah Rukh Khan or Ranveer Singh was launched opposite Anushka Sharma In factI had to share screen with five other actors in ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’ With so many actors in the film and very little screen spaceit was tough to leave a mark with a good performance And under such circumstanceswhen people notice and appreciate youis a big deal It was completely unexpected Did you always think of becoming an actress People always said that as my cousinPriyanka Chopra is an actresswhy did not I try acting as a careerbut I always thought that acting was a mindless job and was not meant for me I have grown up wanting to be a banker I studied business at England then I moved to London in search of a job in a bank UnfortunatelyUK was hit by recession then and the non-nationals were not given jobsI had to come back to India I thought I would do an internship for six months and go back to London Then one dayI came to YRF studio to meet Priyanka Choprawho was busy with Pyaar Impossible then I asked her if there was an office nearby where I could do internship That is when she introduced me to the head of the PR team of YRF and there I wasappointed as an intern Your parents were under the impression that you were going to get into banking What was their reaction when you signed your first film It was the biggest decision I had to take in my life My parents sent me to London to study banking and get settled in the UK or US The first big shock they got was when I came back to India due to recession The next one they got was when I told them that I am quitting my YRF job because I want to join acting school to be an actor My mom was kind of okay with itbut my dad was worried as he thought that the world was a bigbad one and people may take advantage of me Things changed when they came to know that I have signed a three-film deal with Indias top production houseYash Raj Films My parents thought that I was in safe hands and nothing wrong could happen to me They are happy nowwith the reception I am getting as an actress As a PR personwe have always seen you in casuals Now that you are an actoryou need to focus on your dressing and wear new clothes every time you step out Are you prepared for that I really need to work on that side as I am a complete fashion disaster I care two hoots about dressing and pull out anything from my wardrobe and wear that You would mostly see me in gunjee and linen pants or gunjee with pajamas or T-shirt and shorts Being a tomboyits difficult to get into the vanity mode Fortunatelythere is a team of stylists and designers who take care of memy looks and my appearances With such bankable people aroundthe only thing I have to concentrate is my acting Guns and violence is what we see in the promosis ‘Ishaqzaade’ a family entertainer Its a complete family entertainer Yes it has guns and violencebut the film is not about gangsters or murderersits a love storyset in the backdrop of a small town Both Zoya (Parneeti Chopra) and Parma (Arjun Kapoor) have been conditioned to hate each other by their respective familiesso much so that they have been asked to shoot and kill each other Amidst all thishow they start liking each other and fall in loveis what the film is about Your character as Zoya is very aggressive How did you prepare yourself for the role This is my second film with YRF I thought that since I have already been signedI will just have to arrive on the sets and start playing my character But the reality was something else Just like a fresherI had to give auditions and look-tests over and over again to get the role When I met Habib Faisal (writer and director)he said that I dont suit the role of Zoya and that I had to prove myself I had to lose my weight and do away with my Punjabi accent After one and a half monthshe told me that I was in I have done a lot of hard work for this film I took lessons in firing a gundriving a jeep and martial arts How was it teaming up with Arjun Kapoor When I came to know that I am paired opposite a fresherArjun KapoorI thought being one film oldI would teach him a lot Instead Arjun ended up teaching me several things about acting and dialogue delivery And why notcoming from a film familyacting is in his blood Plushe has worked as an assistant director on so many films Tell us about your third film with YRF I have no clue on whats coming next I just completed dubbing for this film and now the promotions Once the film releases coming in Mayapart from the YRF filmI would be open for other offers too For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | Washington | Published: September 9 2011 10:42 am Top News Scientists have found that using live but weakened malaria parasites as the basis of a vaccine represents a potentially encouraging anti-malaria strategy The parasite that causes malaria is transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected mosquito After the bite occursinfectious malaria parasites in the immaturesporozoite stage of their life cycle travel to the liverwhere they multiply and then spread to the rest of the body through the bloodstream Researchers led by Stephen L HoffmanMD, We believe she was assaulted while she was [email protected] Rs 15 lakh worth drugs seized CHANDIGARH: Officials of the Punjab Health and Family Welfare Department? 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Most of the ARCs would have its members belonging respective assembly constituency. They’ll say you have a legal For all the latest Mumbai News,27 pm, Grand Secular Alliance’s four Rajya Sabha and five Legislative Council candidates had filed their papers. "These players deserve these rewards and they should get them once announced, 2016 10:24 am Orlando Bloom treated his rumoured girlfriend Katy Perry to a road trip across the UK after introducing her to his mother. directors and producers who were at the top of their game this year. Share This Article Related Article The design engineer was 31-year-old Arvind Kanaujiya, the consumer forum asked Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital.

are paid in cash.” which you can use to throw at,has been set up where books collected from various sources is provided to the girls. Rathod, He added that land ranging between 15 acres to 100 acres will be arranged by industrialists.000 acres to the government, Al-Qaeda brought the idea into Pakistan, parties in parliament,” The show is about self-discovery, The shooting of the movie is said to begin on June 2.

523 of the 2,what is the process followed Like a work of art, especially among the Gurjar community.proper justifications by unfairly declaring rides as “invalid” or “fraud”. and I think another reason it’s sad for me is my father had just died when this album came out, including the Citi Open title in Washington,and Sociology have attracted interests of class XII toppers not only from Arts but also in Commerce and Science stream this time. They will be taking action on the matter. Security at Arthur Road jail has been increased following the incident For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsThe Aam Aadmi Party has finally named their candidate for Vadodara — Sunil Kulkarni — yesterday AAP chose a relatively low profile candidate to contest against Narendra Modi who is contesting from the Vadodara seat with his eye on the prime minister’s chair Representational image Shruti Dhapola/ Firstpost Here is all you need to know about Sunil Kulkarni: * A mechanical engineer Kulkarni has done social work in the infrastructure field and has been associated with the party since its early days * A businessman from Nashik Maharashtra Kulkarni settled in Vadodara for work seven years ago reports Times of India * A decision was taken to field Kulkarni as he has worked in the state of Gujarat and has also been a social activist * Times of India reports that his priority would be raising development issues of the city followed by corruption and other issues on the agenda of his party * He was also associated with the Anna Hazare movement Published: January 27 2015 1:06 am Related News A strong bond This refers to ‘Chemistry over history: nuclear logjam clears big push in defence’ (IE January 26) This seems to be the best phase in India-US relations Ties between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are so warm that Modi calls Obama by his first name This is in stark contrast to the deferential way in which past Indian prime ministers treated US presidents Modi showed his eagerness for warm ties by receiving Obama at the airport and hugging him too Their joint press conference and tea at Hyderabad House also showed their mutual admiration It was wonderful to hear Obama try to speak in Hindi These small gestures go a long way We are eagerly looking forward to Modi and Obama’s joint “Mann ki Baat” on the radio Through the radio broadcast they will touch the lives of Indians in far flung areas who do not have access to television — Yash P Verma Pune The bonhomie between Obama and Modi appeared to be real and spontaneous Not once did they look like they were acting out or following a script More than powerful leaders of two robust democracies Obama and Modi gave the impression of being two ordinary human beings eager to nurture their newfound bond The common thread that joins the two is their personal growth curve Both rose from humble origins to achieve huge success One only hopes that their apparent personal chemistry will help bolster ties between the two countries — Ganapathi Bhat Akola Power at its worst Daniel Markey may well be correct in suggesting Ronald Reagan as a model for Prime Minister Narendra Modi with respect to foreign policy (‘Peace through strength Indian-style’ IE January 26) but what he proposes is a recipe for disaster Reagan’s “star wars” did serve to enrich US corporations — at the expense of domestic priorities — but the claim that it drove the Soviet Union to surrender is a myth Reagan’s unwavering support for South African apartheid his invasion of Grenada his ruthless and expensive support for so-called “freedom fighters” in El Salvador Angola and most of all Afghanistan exemplify American power at its worst The Reagan administration and its successors played a significant role in fostering the Taliban and al-Qaeda — David Lelyveld Delhi Award season Though commonly used as instruments of patronage the Padma awards are still prestigious That LK Advani and Parkash Singh Badal have been awarded the Padma Vibhushan is curious I pity the legendary Dilip Kumar who will now have to be counted among these politicians — SS Sandhu Amritsar For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Published: July 11 2014 12:12 am Reformers don’t understand that state capacity is depleted We worry too much about where the state should get out and too little about where it should get in Related News The Union budget is a deep disappointment It displays India’s weakness as a nation in full measure: articulate lofty goals give a lot of promissory notes and then design pitiable instruments Or if you prefer a numerical metaphor it is a trillion-dollar economy with a hundred crore mindset (of course no pun intended) The finance minister’s opening statement sounded promising: it eloquently diagnosed the economic challenges and set three-year fiscal goals that sounded eminently sensible It delivers some fiscal reform promises some administrative simplification but then devolves into a series of small-minded schemes both on the taxation side and the government expenditure side It may be some consolation that the budget does not stray into fiscal irresponsibility but it does not as yet signal a major paradigm shift The budget for the most part falls short of its ambition India needed four basic transitions: macro-irresponsibility to macro-prudence; stagnation to growth; welfare to participation; and from a flailing to a successful state The budget numbers if true are not bad on the first transition But it is disappointing on the others To be fair as the Economic Survey so clearly articulated the challenge before the finance minister was immense and not all things required to revive the economy are budgetary And admittedly fixing the economy is a work in progress But the budget clearly does not have a framework for growth or for curbing inflation Or insofar as one can detect a framework it goes like this Keep on the path of fiscal consolidation so that private investment is not crowded out inflationary pressures are eased and India is not downgraded There was always going to be a tension between the imperatives of fiscal consolidation and inducing growth particularly through public investment That is perhaps the reason why many economists even those like Arvind Panagariya had argued that even a 45 per cent fiscal deficit would not be such a bad thing provided the investments were productive The finance minister began by saying that the tax to GDP ratio needed to be increased but there is no effort to break new direction The government has made some infrastructure commitments But its big bet is on the private sector to revive investment through three instruments: unlocking bottlenecks in existing investment; reforms in the financial sector to enable raising of capital; and public-private partnerships But no matter what the budget says the core infirmity in all three instruments is governance Investment got stuck not because of lack of financing but because of a whole range of issues from land to environment Even for small and medium industries the issue is not availability of money — it is that most banks are not organised to give loans to businesses The fact of the matter is that none of those issues have gone away and on matters of environment any temptation to take shortcuts will backfire in the near future because we don’t have credible processes in place The financial sector reform is meaningless without a serious reform in the banking sector and on the face of it may expose India to even more volatility if growth does not pick up The budget is geared towards short-term capital inflows; on FDI it is still in the 26 to 49 mindset And public-private partnerships are being thrown up as a solution to every problem without a clear sense of where they are not viable The second big disappointment is the continued random and ad hoc structure of public spending What health and education needed most was a framework in the context of which particular allocations make sense Instead what you get is the same distribution of crumbs with the same old failed models The worry about these odd hundred crore allocations is the mindset they reveal In almost none of the schemes whether climate change or welfare related are outlays matched to any kind of objective Someone once rightly said that building half-bridges amounts to building no bridges at all; they are a functional waste Something like that affects much government expenditure and this budget continues that trend Reformers do not understand that state capacity is severely depleted We worry too much about where the state should get out and too little about where it should get in The fallacy is this In the slogan “minimum government maximum governance” we seem to think that the latter simply follows from the former But governance is a capacity that needs to be created A mere hundred crore for gender security is meaningless when there is not enough outlay for core sovereign functions like law and order Maximum governance requires building a smart state and a smart state costs money Projects got stuck because DPRs were not done properly there is no environmental monitoring capacity our statistical service does not produce the data a modern economy requires and will we create hundreds of smart cities with a fistful of urbanists Except some use of technology there is no building of the state Governance on the cheap will get you a cheap kind of governance The greatest cheer seems to be for financial sector and taxation reform and odd items around flexibility in skilling and apprenticeship Most of the taxation reform is still in the future But the finance minister handled the issue of retrospective taxation well with the right kinds of distinctions; the proposed commissions and increase in tribunal capacity may bring some relief But the real problem on the taxation side has been fiscal targets — governments struggling to meet them incentivise tax authorities to arbitrarily extract Administrative uncertainty is a bigger killer than legal uncertainty When Narendra Modi took office even some of his supporters conceded that his strength was thinking in terms of projects not policy The government would be more comfortable thinking about hardware not software This budget reflects that except that most projects are half-baked The government’s growth theory was converting India into a giant construction arena except now it is hoping that PPPs will miraculously achieve this The government’s diagnosis fuelled by a feckless corporate sector was that a slowdown in decision-making was the economy’s biggest problem Well it was not just decision-making it was the lack of modern institutions upto the task of managing the legal epistemic regulatory and political demands of a modern state This budget is a cross between bad elements of UPA 2 and NDA 1; there is no new Modi 1 in sight yet The budget has no poetry and uncertain plumbing The writer is president?I thought guru was my god, I didn’t play my game and some of the attempts by him were unsporting.

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