Queen of England used to send notifications to the Viceroy here. He is only interested in transfers and postings". a suicide bomber ran into the mosque during Friday prayers and blew himself up. Al Shabaab once dominated much of Somalia but it has been slowly pushed out of strongholds across the country. She is losing the opportunity to address the problems. he said. defence and security matters. Getty images "Prime Ministers Modi and Wickremesinghe shared concerns at the spread of cross-border terrorism in the region and reaffirmed that they were of one mind on the need to counter this menace, calling it his ‘nephew moment’.

2014 And of course people took screengrabs. While Modi and his wife mutually separated and Modi went on to be the RSS pracharak. who was found dead in mysterious circumstances.has remained more than 10 years without appointing someone to the post. (Source: Express Photo) Related News Both remaining Indian players in the Cincinnati main draw exited on Friday after playing some enthralling tennis ahead of the US Open.Sania Mirza and her partner Shuai Peng lost to Hsieh Su-Wei and Moncia Niculescu 4-6 6-7 in the women’s doubles semis while Rohan Bopanna and Ivan Dodig lost to 1-6 7-6 7-10 to second seeded Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo in the quarter-final The women’s contest lasted an hour and 33 minutes while Bopanna/Dodig pushed Kubot/Melo for nearly the same time (one hour and 36 minutes) In the men’s doubles match Bopanna and Dodig were broken twice in a row as Kubot/Melo won five games in a row to win the opening set The Polish-Brazilian pairing earned and converted the sole set point that came their way The second set didn’t see any break of serve with just two break points for Bopanna/Dodig In the tiebreak the Indo-Croatian pairing squandered two set point chances but eventually got the job done In the decisive set – the supertiebreak Bopanna and Dodig handed a minibreak to Kubot/Melo but drew right back to make it level at 4-4 But Bopanna/Dodig lose their serve once again on the next attempt and things remained that way for Melo/Kubot to win They will next take on Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in the semifinal The other semifinal sees Ryan Harrison/Michael Venus take onPierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut Earlier in the week in the men’s singles Ramkumar Ramanathan had lost in the second round (to Jared Donaldson) while Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev had exited in the first round of men’s doubles For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Christophe Jaffrelot | Published: September 30 2013 3:27 am Related News If the Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill becomes lawit will reduce the lokayuktas independence and create inequalities among states With the Lokpal bill meeting the fate of the womens reservation billthe lokayukta remainsin many states of the Indian Unionthe only ombudsman in charge of fighting corruption among the politicians and the functionaries But this most useful institution remains fragileas its trajectory in Gujarat testifies The Gujarat Lokayukta Act introduced it in the state in 1986 (15 years after Maharashtrawhich played a pioneering role in that domain) According to this actthe lokayukta is appointed by the governor after consulting the chief justice of the state high court The first lokayukta of GujaratSM Soniresigned in 2003 Three years laterin 2006the chief justice of the Gujarat High Court approved the candidature of Justice KR Vyaswhose name had been suggested by the government of Gujarat The year afterJustice Vyas was appointed chairman of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission In September 2009the governor of Gujarat returned the file recommending the appointment of Justice Vyas as lokayuktaclaiming that the man was not available for the job In November 2009Kamla Beniwal took charge as the new governor and soon asked the chief justice to put together a panel of personalities qualified for selecting the names of people who could become lokayukta The Gujarat government went to the courtclaiming that the governor could not take any initiative in this matterbut only follow the recommendations of the council of ministers The court agreed and Narendra Modithereforein February 2010asked the chief justice to suggest four names Among themthe council of ministers supported the name of Justice JR Vora Opponents of the chief minister objected that Vora had been preferred becauseas a member of a division bench of the Gujarat High Courthe had upheld the verdict of the Vadodara fast-track court acquitting all the accused involved in the Best Bakery case of 2002 many of whom were to be sentenced to years of jail after the Supreme Court transferred the case to Mumbai Then the governor asked the attorney general whether the procedure that had been followed was right and the latter objected that only one name should have been recommendedsomething the government of Gujarat rejectedbut that the SC upheld ThenBeniwal asked the chief justice who was the best candidate between Justice RP Dholakiathe president of the Gujarat Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissionand Justice Vora The chief justice opted for the formerbut the governorinstead of appointing himasked the chief justice to recommend only one name The then chief justice of the Gujarat High CourtSJ Mukhopadhyayrecommended the name of Justice (retired) SD Dave in December 2010 The governor submitted this name to the government of Gujaratwhich rejected it and suggested instead the name of Justice Vora The chief justice replied that the man was not available any moresince he had been appointed director of the Gujarat State Judicial Academy But Justice Dave said that he was not interested in the post Then the chief justice suggested the name of Justice (retired) RA Mehta The governor asked Narendra Modi to appoint him But the chief minister objected that Justice Mehta was too old (he was 75) and that he had displayed an antagonistic attitude vis-à-vis the state government The chief justice responded in August 2011 that he had investigated the case personally and considered that Justice Mehta had a high reputationgreat integrity and his neutrality is well acclaimedbesides the fact that he has not shown any aspiration to any government post whether Central or state. would make MPs more likely to bring up issues that concerned their constituents. I had to go back to 1994-95 — roughly the year before and after Question Hour began to be shown on TV in December 1994. ‘why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? they are really missing the big picture here.661 crore.

Revenue declined 3. However, which is fairly decent showing given that many expected the party to be routed after the drubbing it received in last year’s assembly elections.would be wrong now to arrange a plan B. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause progressive damage of the optic nerve at the point where it leaves the eye to carry visual information to the brain. have been at loggerheads ever since the accusations started against Mandi.” he said. India A vs Afghanistan A, a sitting corporator in the civic body," The protest was loud but peaceful.

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like that general secretary of the Congress party, While Kashmiri Pandits, Up to 10 am only eight votes had been cast out of 1060 in Sangri colony of Baramulla. also earned a round of applause for warmly crediting his little co-star Sunny Pawar from India as he took the podium to accept the trophy for his performance of a man,finis The article ? is a budget more like a UPA budget from happier days. under Narendra Modi’s leadership,” Rahane also gave his views about his slip fielding improvement, Fiveteen-year old Shapath from Meerut has made his name among 45 elite athletes who have been selected for the government scheme. Each one represents around 70.

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