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but Mumbai City FC goalkeeper Amrinder Singh is expected to deputise for Sandhu in goal. a film we the team will cherish, Once you buy a Lyf smartphone and get the tele-verification done for the Reliance Jio SIM, India has missed two penalty corners. ? “Army has taken cognisance of the video and suitable action will follow, Unearthed in Botswana in November 2015 by Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond Corp. the gigantic gem is about the size of a tennis ball and is believed to be between 25 billion to more than three billion years old The Lesedi La Rona’s colour and transparency are typical of a rare and coveted subgroup called Type IIa diamonds according to a study by the Gemological Institute of America The 1190-carat diamond was unearthed in Botswana in November 2015 (Photo: Reuters) Bennett said it was second only in size to the Cullinan Diamond which was discovered in 1905 in South Africa and weighed more than 3000 carats The Cullinan Diamond was later cut into several smaller stones The reputation of diamonds mined in Africa has been tarnished in recent decades by rebels in strife-torn countries who forced people to mine them and then sold the so-called “blood diamonds” to raise money to buy arms But the Kimberley Process Certification System a United Nations-backed program that was set up in 2002 following devastating civil wars in Angola Sierra Leone and Liberia has made trafficking in conflict diamonds much more difficult Sotheby’s said independent reports by experts showed the Lesedi la Rona could have the potential to yield the largest top-quality diamond ever seen once it has been cut and polished “It’s worthwhile for people to come and look at it because you probably won’t be seeing it again in two or three year’s time” Bennett said “It may very well be cut up into all these wonderful famous stones” For news updates follow us on Facebook Twitter Google+ & Instagram For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: March 4 2012 3:58 pm Top News Troubled star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly starring in a sexual thriller which comes from the producer of Madonna’s ‘WE’Kris Thykier The 25-year-old actresswho is in the middle of a career comeback after a couple of tumultuous years and failed moviesis already attached to play Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming film Her current campaign for a career comeback also includes ‘Saturday Night Life’ hosting gig Johan Renck whose credits on television include ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ will direct the moviereported Ace Showbiz Renck is also known as music video director for Kylie MinogueMadonna and Chris Cornell among others as well as commercials for such products as Agent Provocateur and Levi’s For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsMumbai: Salman Khan may face fresh trouble with the Maharashtra Government informing the Bombay High Court on Wednesday that it has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the verdict acquitting him of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case The government told the High Court of its decision to file Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court to appeal against the acquittal of Salman by Justice AR Joshi who totally reversed the trial court judgement that sentenced the actor to five years’ imprisonment The Law and Judiciary Department had accorded sanction to the prosecution to file SLP in the Supreme Court Government Pleader Abhinandan Vagyani told a bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Gautam Patel The SLP would be filed in due course Vagyani said during the hearing of a public interest litigation filed by senior journalist Nikhil Wagle seeking compensation from Salman Khan for victims of the 2002 hit-and-run mishap Salman Khan AFP Justice AR Joshi on 10 December had acquitted Salman of all the charges on the ground that the prosecution had failed to prove that the actor was driving the car under the influence of liquor On 6 May a sessions court had sentenced the actor to five years’ jail after it held him guilty of offences including culpable homicide not amounting to murder According to the prosecution’s case on 28 September 2002 Salman had rammed his car into a bakery in suburban Bandra killing one person and injuring four others who were sleeping outside Although the actor has already deposited compensation for the families of victims as directed by the High Court Wagle’s petition is still being heard as the court expanded its scope to include the issue of enhancement of punishment in accident cases During the hearing of Wagle’s PIL on Wednesday the HC framed some issues and sought an answer from the government The bench wanted to know from the Government Pleader what type of devices were available with the authorities to hold blood analysis test of accused in hit-and-run cases to determine consumption of alcohol The bench also sought to know within how much time is the blood test conducted in accident cases To this Vagyani replied that the first five to seven hours after the mishap was the crucial period when ideally such examination is done and it is also prescribed in the Police Manual and Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act The HC however wanted to know whether there are any guidelines framed in this regard The matter has been posted for hearing in January after the vacations During the hearing of the PIL filed by Wagle the High Court raised certain issues about drunk driving cases such as enhancement of punishment and procedures involved in blood test and forensic examamination The judges sought to know whether the driving licences of offenders in drunk driving cases are suspended or revoked if they test positive for alcohol and what action is taken against officers who are found to be negligent in doing their duty in such cases Last week the Union Government had told the HC that it was considering a proposal to enhance punishment for drunk driving by amending IPC Sections 304 A (causing death by negligence) and 279 (rash and negligent driving) A draft bill pertaining to amendment to Indian Penal Code sections was being "scrutinised and finalised" Centre’s counsel Parag Vyas had informed the HC The lawyer said a draft proposal seeking to increase the compensation for accident victims under Motor Vehicles (MV) Act had been sent to the states 22 of whom had given their comments Comments from the remaining states were awaited Once this process was completed the government would take a final call on amending the Motor Vehicles Act Vyas said Jaiprakash Agarwal joint secretary in the Union Home Ministry had stated in an affidavit earlier that the Law Commission had recommended modification of Sections 304 A and 279 of IPC to make drunk driving a more serious offence The process had already begun and it will come up before the cabinet soon he said The maximum punishment for the offence under the Section 304 A is two years or fine or both and imprisonment for six months or fine or both under Section 279 Referring to a recent accident case involving a high profile lawyer Janhavi Gadkar the court asked why her driving licence which was revoked had been returned to her and whether the state government had done this The Government Pleader informed that it was returned on the orders of the lower court The bench then said that it would like to have a look at the order of the lower court which asked authorities to return the driving licence to the lawyer PTI New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani took oath as Rajya Sabha members on Friday File image of BJP chief Amit Shah PTI Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath to Shah and Irani in his chamber Shah is making his debut in Parliament Both were elected to the upper house from Gujarat earlier this month Prior to becoming an MP Shah was a five-term MLA in Gujarat They were accompanied by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad among others Arvind Kejriwal should be really grateful to the voters of Delhi When he seemed to be down and out they have given him a new life by voting his party to an impressive win in the Bawana byelection on Monday The Delhi chief minister should thank his stars for the victory The Aam Aaadmi Party (AAP) appeared set for oblivion after the string of defeats in the Punjab Assembly election the Rajouri Garden by-poll and the elections for Delhi’s municipalities Bawana has ensured he will live to fight another day It will help him find both his voice and confidence Representational image Reuters The AAP’s victory by an impressive margin is important for two reasons: One it is one of the rare instances of the BJP not just losing an election but also lagging in the third place in several rounds before coming a distant second Since Bawana is a rural constituency close to Haryana it gives a sense of the mood of the electorate in areas far from the sound and fury of television and social media Two it once again underlines the importance of Kejriwal as an anti-BJP force Since the Opposition is trying to put together a coalition of parties to take on the BJP it would be forced by the Bawana result to rethink its strategy of keeping the AAP out of the united front Someday soon the Congress will be forced to set aside its hubris bury its differences with Kejriwal and consider the futility of a coalition without the AAP Many factors decided the outcome in Bawana Many times in the past Delhi’s voters have shown their reluctance to back renegades and deserters (bhagoras) This was evident in the result of the Rajouri Garden bypoll where voters destroyed the AAP for its decision of asking Jarnail Singh to quit and contest in Punjab Voters responded by making the AAP lose its deposit a fitting punishment for precipitating an unnecessary election A similar fate seems to have befallen the BJP in Bawana whose candidate Ved Prakash resigned from the Assembly and AAP in a bid to find new patrons Voters have taught both the turncoat and his benefactors a lesson Kejriwal was on a downward spiral since the loss in Punjab The win suggests his strategy of giving up confrontation and focussing on solving Delhi’s problems has worked Over the past few weeks Kejriwal had abandoned his strategy of attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and making grandiose plans across India He had been uncharacteristically sober and restrained since the loss in theMCD polls His only public appearance in recent times was a press conference to ask private schools to return the excess fees they had collected Perhaps voters have been impressed by the new reticent sincere Kejriwal Kejriwal is an important character in the great Indian political drama He is the only one to have shown the desire and the courage to take on the BJP This gives him an identity of his own because of the pusillanimity of the Congress and flip-flops of other important non-BJP leaders in the Opposition Kejriwal’s biggest asset is that unlike Rahul Gandhi who has no intent to take the BJP head-on with a clear strategy unlike Mamata Banerjee and Mayawati who have done business with the BJP in the past he is seen as somebody who never will never ally with the BJP in spite of pressure bullying and subterfuge This credibility makes Kejriwal important for Indian politics especially for some distant time in the future when Indian voters would be willing to re-evaluate Modi Kejriwal and AAP need to survive till then both for their personal benefit and for a healthy democracy When most of the prominent faces in the non-BJP parties – Nitish Kumar for instance – are being drafted by the BJP for its cause Kejriwal needs to survive so that the Opposition has a semblance of a voice and puts up a healthy fight But to be able to become a credible opponent of the BJP Kejriwal needs to prove his commitment to Delhi and ability to run a people-friendly government He needs to secure his backyard regain lost ground in Punjab and then wait for the right opportunity Voters of Bawana have given Kejriwal a clear idea of what he needs to do in the future More than a victory Bawana is a lesson in politics for Kejriwal By: Editorial | Published: July 27 2016 1:00 am Top News India’s Sriram Singh finished seventh in the Olympic 800 metres race despite returning a career-best timing of one minute 4577 seconds at Montreal The gold was won by Cuba’s Alberto Juantorena in a world record time No Hockey Medal For the first time since India won the honours in the Olympic Hockey Tournament on their debut at Amsterdam in 1928 the holders of the World Cup and the Rene Prank Gold Cup have drawn blank Australia who beat India to a place in the final with a 2-1 victory at the Mexico Olympics eight years ago beat India by five goals to four in the tie-breaker that was resorted to after 10 minutes of extra-time and the three periods of sudden-death play failed to settle the issue between the two teams who were deadlocked 1-1 at the end of the regulation time Viking Recovers Commands relayed to Mars from scientists on the earth apparently straightened out a hitch in Viking’s soil-sampling arm But another key experiment the seismology probe appeared to be beyond the reach of earthbound repairmen Scientists said the telescoping arm will be ordered out of its casing and on to the Martian surface where its clawlike hand will scoop up a bit of Mars and drop it into miniature laboratories to be analysed for signs of life White House Killing The police shot dead a man who scaled the White House fence and headed towards the presidential mansion wielding a long metal pipe It was the first time an intruder had been shot in the grounds of White House officials said The man a 30-year-old black named Chester Plummer was shot with a single bullet about 10 metres inside the ground President Gerald Ford had been the target of two assassination attempts since taking office two years ago For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Published: March 18 2017 3:30 pm Karishma Tanna will be sharing the screen space with Ranbir Kapoor in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Related News Rajkummar Hirani has earned some browny points with an ensemble cast for his much-anticipated Sanjay Dutt’s biopic The maverick director who is coming up with a film after two years has managed to bring in actors like Ranbir Kapoor Sonam Kapoor Anushka Sharma Dia Mirza Manisha Koirala and Paresh Rawal for the movie which will not gloss over the controversies associated with Sanjay Dutt While we were still wondering whether or not Sonam Kapoor’s character in the film will be modelled on Madhuri Dixit who famously dated Dutt we now hear that the 3 Idiots director has roped in small screen actor Karishma Tanna to essay the role of one of the many love interests of the Munna Bhai MBBS actor Revealing the details about her role Karishma told indianexpresscom “I am doing a guest appearance I am sharing screen space with Ranbir Kapoor but I am not exactly playing Sanjay Dutt’s love interest I am one of his encounters… It’s just a cameo but I would take my role as important as it is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt so whatever is important in his life is being shown in the film” The ex-Bigg Boss contestant has already shot for the film in a three-day schedule Also read|Sanjay Dutt biopic: Ranbir Kapoor’s beefed up look to play Sanjay Dutt cannot be missed Karishma Tanna stepped into showbiz in 2000 with Ekta Kapoor’s Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi She however rose to fame only after her stint in reality television shows – Bigg Boss 8 Nach Baliye and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Karishma has often been referred to as the dancing queen of Indian television So is it this title that helped Karishma bag the role of Madhuri Dixit in the film And if Karishma plays Madhuri will Sonam Kapoor play Tina Munim Well for that we have to wait for the release of the film Also read |Manisha Koirala on playing Nargis Dutt in Sanjay Dutt biopic: I am revisiting cancer trauma Bollywood biopics generally steer away from the negative aspects of the subject but Ranbir Kapoor who will be seen as Sanju Baba has assured that the movie will not be a propaganda “The audience will get to know the real Sanjay Dutt There is a certain image of him because of the controversies and his imprisonment Whatever we have shown in the film is an honest portrayal There is no exaggeration nor is it a propaganda film It is not like just because we are making a film we have to show him in a very positive light” Ranbir Kapoor said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News minority brethren were suspicious about BJP and were staying away, Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: August 22,s residence in Bulandshahr.

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Among those honoured with Padma Vibhushan were film director Satyajit Ray, EVS consists of various different duties from checking tickets, stole the show at the second vintage car and motorbike exhibition organised in Ahmedabad on Sunday where more than 40 heritage vehicles from across the state were displayed. He also wanted a meeting in the Speaker’s chamber to discuss Channi’s actions. India were leading the crucial league match 1-0 in the Sydney Olympic games and were almost close to sealing their place in the semi-final, ?if successful through community participation, (Source: AP) Top News Cristiano Ronaldo cemented his legacy as one of the greatest players to have ever played the game of football by becoming the first player in the UEFA club? including the April 2014 explosives attack in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, It was such a joy to work with Alia.

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Bribery continues to be a big issue. the hills’ biodiversity is also under threat.and may provide some moral suasion over countries contemplating pursuit of a bomb, and suggested morning training had left him feeling strained. romance and dreams, They were the ultimate mythical beasts, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsGandhinagar: The Gujarat election verdict will be delivered on Monday but the Election Commission is still looking into a plethora of complaints against the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 38, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and wife Daw Su Su Lwin will pay a State Visit to the Republic of India in the near future at the invitation of His Excellency Mr.

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