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of which 2, For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: July 14, someone signed up on the day of the accident in a show of support.Amol Gupte, Police identified the deceased as Maheshchandra Bafna, “The security guard wasn’t there to keep the girls away from him.for which Vishal was not agreeing, said the two countries had signed 22 cooperation agreements in less than six months and China had become the Philippines’ biggest trading partner for the first time. The all-in-cost ceiling imposed on ECBs by the RBI allows borrowers to pay only 350 basis points above Libor for three- to five-year loans.

Only $2.the police said.48, The government entered into a formal tie-up with the app-based cab aggregator Wednesday to promote tourism in the state and boost “Mumbai Darshan”.State Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal said: “Mumbai Darshan started with a bus which is doing alright as more marketing needs to be done and now we have a cab aggregator (Ola) on your palm … the tourism department will plan your experience” He added that from now a tourist who wants to go to Siddhivinayak temple would get a special offer “The tourist will be in the special list or special row It would be the same in case of the museum and the zoo which we can leverage for Ola” Rawal said The deal is not only expected to boost tourism but also produce “skilled” drivers who will double up “as guides” for passengers he said The minister added there would be “no discrimination among those selected as guides for the city” “The first batch of tourist guides has been sanctioned 100 in Mumbai and 400 in Maharashtra” Rawal claimed He said more integrated tourist plans were in the pipeline for Mumbai and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has declared 2017 as ‘Visit Maharashtra’ year and according to officials this is the first MoU signed by the MTDC this year Ola launched a special category in its interface called ‘Mumbai Darshan’ Each customisable package has a 10-hour or 100-km ride to Mumbai’s hotspots The tours start at Rs 1799 Ola operates in nine cities in Maharashtra and there are plans to introduce such tours there too “There will be tie-ups with various destinations … take an Ola to an MTDC resort or Elephanta caves and avail of discounts … it is a win-win situation In these taxis special reading material will be available for travelers to read For instance where to eat good Maharashtrian food in the city” said Valsa Nair Singh principal secretary tourism and culture For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Gandhinagar | Published: March 22 2017 4:20 am Top News Congress MLAs on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Gujarat Assembly over the issue of abduction and gangrape of two minor sisters in Dahod last week On March 15 the two girls — aged 13 and 15 — and their father were abducted from Bhutpagla village in Dahod district allegedly by the husband of the village sarpanch and 12 others The abductors later allegedly gangraped the two sisters The crime according to the investigators was an act of vengeance after the brother of the victim had named the main accused in a prohibition case In the Assembly Congress MLA Chandrikaben Baria and two others had moved a notice to discuss the case and to know the actions taken by the state government in this regard Speaking on the notice Baria alleged that the main accused was associated with BJP and that the state government has failed to check bootlegging Her allegations created uproar in the House On behalf of the state government Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja said the government and the police department had acted swiftly in the case and five of the accused were arrested on March 16 whereas two more accused were arrested on March 17 Jadeja also said that MoS Bachubhai Khabad along with other senior party leaders had visited the victims who were provided speedy treatment at a hospital Jadeja also said the government has tried to make the case watertight and announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh each for the girls He denied the allegation that the village sarpanch and her husband were with BJP However Congress MLAs were not satisfied with the answer and Baria said that the case was interlinked with illegal liquor trade in the region which the state government had failed to control Speaker Ramanlal Vora asked Baria and the two other Congress MLAs to refrain from making political statements and put forward their questions and demands However when that did not happen the Speaker called for the next item of the House’s business At this juncture Leader of the Opposition Shankersinh Vaghela stood up and said that various cases of this nature showed that the state government does not have control over law & order situation and that the criminals do not have fear Later Congress MLAs walked out of the house For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Updated: September 6 2017 5:33 pm A truck dumps garbage at Ghazipur landfill Tuesday (Source: Oinam Anand) Top News Trousers rolled up a gamchha around his mouth and a stick in his hand 51-year-old Rakesh stood atop a heap of garbage next to the infamous mountain of trash at the Ghazipur landfill Three days after L-G Anil Baijal called for an immediate end to dumping of waste at the landfill work resumed as trucks drove in and out at regular intervals “We are left with no alternative since we didn’t get Rani Khera or Ghonda Gurjan This is only for a month Plus after Eid we had to dispose of animal carcasses and we feared an epidemic This is why we have decided to dump at Ghazipur for some more time” said EDMC Mayor Neema Bhagat According to the East civic body about 3000 metric tonnes of waste reach Ghazipur landfill daily of which 1300 metric tonnes are used in the energy plant there “We had a meeting with the LG today and it’s been decided that 500 metric tonnes of waste will be sent to the Okhla energy plant and we are going to increase the capacity of the plant in Ghazipur from 1300 metric tonnes to 2000 metric tonnes” Bhagat said Read |14 years fourteen red flags on landfills ignored On Tuesday close to 240 trucks dumped garbage at the energy plant and the landfill from 730 am to 2 pm according an EDMC official there EDMC truck driver Satyavan 43 drove up to the mound after three days and said “When we went to Rani Khera people deflated the tyres of our trucks damaged the vehicles and beat up some drivers… When I found out we can dump garbage at Ghazipur again I went picked up all the waste and came here” At the entrance to the landfill sat bulldozer drivers R P Sharma and Raj Dulara with flimsy surgical masks in their pockets The smell doesn’t bother them anymore “We all have breathing issues skin problems… many colleagues have contracted tuberculosis because we are not given masks or boots or any kind of precautions For a decade now we have been telling senior officials to do something about this dumping ground… it’s a major health hazard Maybe this incident will improve things for us” said Dulara About the landfill permanently shutting down Sharma said “I will be transferred I will still have my job but I will have to uproot my family” The decision to shut the landfill overnight has also raised some questions “How does it make sense to collect garbage from east Delhi and dump it in north Delhi All of Delhi will stink… most trucks drop a lot of garbage on the road because of potholes or because vehicles are not in a good condition” said an official at the landfill For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsMumbai | Published: August 17 2017 1:13 am In 2010 Sharma was arrested by a Special Investigation Team probing the alleged fake encounter of criminal Lakhan Bhaiyya In 2013 a trial court acquitted him for want of evidence (Representational Image) Top News Former encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma has been reinstated in the Maharashtra Police Sharma was attached to the DGP control room at the state police headquarters in South Mumbai Wednesday evening Sharma who has done 113 encounters was dismissed in August 2008 for his alleged links with the underworld His dismissal was in accordance to the provisions of Article 311 of the Constitution which allows summary dismal without an inquiry Sharma who has inspired several Hindi movies with encounters as the theme had challenged his dismissal in the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) which ruled in his favour in 2009 The state government had moved the Bombay High Court against the MAT order In 2010 Sharma was arrested by a Special Investigation Team probing the alleged fake encounter of criminal Lakhan Bhaiyya In 2013 a trial court acquitted him for want of evidence For all the latest Cities News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune | Published: April 25 2017 9:01 am A man takes a nap in an open jeep parked at Qurtergate on Monday Arul Horizon Top News It’s not just the elderly who are vulnerable to extreme temperatures A new study investigating the effects of weather extremes on the health of people in rural areas has shown that the working age group (20-59 years) were at a higher risk of dying as a result of hot weather Among those particularly vulnerable included farmers lesser-educated people and women Researchers who analysed 3079 deaths from data collected from 2004-2013 from across 22 villages at Vadu east of Pune found that almost 70 per cent persons involved in farming were at risk of heat-related mortality due to high temperatures during summer Two other vulnerable groups included residents with low education and women Vijendra Ingole the lead author of the “Socio-environmental factors associated with heat and cold-related mortality in Vadu Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) Western India: A population based case-crossover study” told The Indian Express that there was a significant association between daily temperature and mortality The Vadu (HDSS) monitors daily deaths births in-out migration and other demographic trends in 22 villages from two administrative blocks in the rural Pune district Daily deaths from Vadu HDSS and daily weather data (temperature and rainfall) from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) were collected from 2004 to 2013 “In this analysis we have used data of 3079 deaths (from all causes)” Ingole said The study which has been approved for publication in the International Journal of Biometeorology provides evidence that the rural populations of working age in the country are especially vulnerable to extreme temperatures “We found an increase in total mortality by 48 per cent per °C above a threshold greater than 31°C during the summer periodm” Ingole said Daily mean temperature for the study period of January 2004 to December 2013 was obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather data from the local meteorological office of the IMD for the period of 2004-2013 to check its validity with online available data We re-computed mean temperature in both data sets which were reasonably highly correlated Ingole said Co-author of the study Dr Sanjay Juvekar from the Vadu Rural Health Programme run by KEM hospital and research centre said that for the first time this study identified vulnerable population groups (working age groups those with low education and farmers) in relation to high temperature These findings might have important policy implications in preventing heat and cold effects particularly on vulnerable groups Juvekar said Vadu HDSS is a member of the International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health (INDEPTH) that conducts longitudinal surveillance for monitoring and evaluation of population health in low and middle-income countries Socio-economic status is one important factor that may be a determinant of heat-related morbidity and mortality Individuals of low income are more likely to have chronic diseases or other medical risk factors mental illness and less adequate types of housing which will all modify the risk of heat-related mortality “We need further studies to achieve better understanding of the multiple social and environmental factors of vulnerability to study interaction with heat exposures in the agricultural and manufacturing industry workers In this study we aimed to quantify the association of heat during summer and winter with mortality by sex age ownership of agricultural land house type education and occupation in Vadu” they said For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top News torture or lynching of raped women? you try to ride the wave a little bit and keep them going.” For all the latest Delhi News,” Share This Article Related Article Many unemployed young men from second-generation immigrant families have turned to crime — a common phenomenon in France,Madaan admits that a single shaky play in the deciding set cost him the All India title. 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