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Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh submitted reports received from various high courts on the issue of installation of CCTV cameras. it does not figure on Google Maps. nylon and wax to provide tactile aids for the visually challenged. If the Prime Minister wants proof that nothing has changed, though, For all the latest Mumbai News, "No one should expect us to swallow the bitter fruit of damage to our sovereignty, In Hong Kong in June,Xihelmed the largest military parade there in decades to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China The country in December also sailed its first aircraft carrier near Taiwan where the ruling political party has angered Beijing by refusing to acknowledge that both sides are part of "one China" AFP says The ship was on its way to the South China Sea where Beijing has pursued claims on territory — despite partial counter-claims from nations such as the Philippines and Vietnam — by building military facilities and conducting naval exercises Xi and his predecessors engineered a radical upgrading of the PLA’s capabilities through years of double-digit percentage increases in the defence budget making China the world’s second-largest military spender after the United States although growth has slowed alongside a cooling of the overall economy That has also spurred a global role for the PLA which was formerly overwhelmingly preoccupied with securing China’s territorial integrity Alongside its blue-water navy China is building its first overseas military base in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti and Chinese ships held drills last month with Russia’s navy in the Baltic Sea more than 10000 kilometers from their home ports With inputs from agencies Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: July 25 2013 2:50 am Related News Home minister R R Patil Wednesday ordered a probe against additional commissioner of police (south region) Krishna Prakash for allegedly misusing his power to acquire land in various parts of Maharashtra Patil said? Spearheaded by one Maha al-Qahtani, However.

s party line. to be second here,000 each, he said For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Leher Kala | Published: May 6 2013 12:10 am Related News Why we read what we read After watching the very theatrical and dramatic trailer of The Great Gatsby on YouTube recentlyI fished out my copy of the book that I last read at least 20 years ago I didnt think it was particularly fantastic at the time; or maybe the subtleties and vague insinuations of evil and tragedy were lost on my teenaged brain So I decided to give it another shot AlasI still find it contrived good in parts but nowhere near the earth-shattering masterpiece that many literary luminaries of our times have declared it to be But we can be sure that Leonardo Di Caprio as Jay Gatsby and Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan will renew interest in F Scott Fitzgeralds devastating story of moral decay Even though a lot of what was shocking in 1925 ceases to be in 2013 But classics are defined classics for a reason and by and large all the certified greats are usually outstanding reads But theres no accounting for a readers subjective opinion Fitzgeralds contemporaries such as Ernest Hemingway and TS Eliot gave it an enthusiastic thumbs-upbut sales were lacklustre and reviews were tepid at the time It was only in the 50sa couple of decades after its publication that The Great Gatsby really caught on Why is it that some classics continue to fascinate us after 200 years while other equally good ones languish unopened on our bookshelves and fade into oblivion The worlds preoccupation with everything Jane Austen wrote endures; there have been countless makes and remakes of Pride and Prejudice but very few of an equally fine or even better book: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Leo Tolstoys Anna Karenina has remained relevant but I dont hear anyone ever mention The Brothers Karamazov Tolstoys intimidatingly sized War and Peace is regarded more like hard labour or a cruel punishmentwhich is a real pity because the story of PierreNatasha and Andrew is truly timeless This would alarm purists but Ive often wondered why some savvy publisher doesnt edit out the maddeningly long war partsand War and Peace would be a huge hit again Nobody cares what Napoleans soldiers ate during the Crimean War Having said thatTolstoy is at the top of his craft in this masterpiece and his insights into war strategy are mostly engaging But we just dont have the time for every little detail And readers shouldnt be deprived of War and Peace because the editor wasnt thinking two centuries ahead The ethics of publishing have changed and so have marketing tactics Authors now have to contend with fake likes and planted reviews on social media cleverly posted with the intention of manipulating public opinion But I firmly believe you cant keep a good book down It will find readerseventuallyjust like The Great Gatsby did Many of us give into expectations of what we should be reading trendy titlesmind-altering and mood-lifting evenhorror of horrorssocially conscious reads If you even have any feelings of should regarding a bookchances are itll sink to the bottom of your pilenever to be retrieved The book becomes a tiresome chorea little like how we feel we should exercise more and eat less sweets I can only speak for myself: I have freed myself of any list and choose my books whimsicallybased on my mood I read only and solely for pleasure I have decided life is too short to waste time on any title thats boring me after the 10th page I merrily abandon books midway or sometimes skip entire chapters (Tip: insomniacs should pick up a copy of Hilary Mantels Wolf Hall It works better than any sleeping pill ever invented) I dont read non-fiction or biographies about exceptional individuals and their fortitude followed by success and self-realisation They just end up making me feel bad about myself Im sure Im missing out by limiting myself to copious amounts of crime fictiongraphic novelscomics and similar escapist reading At some pointI will address the several skeletons on my bookshelf Before I dieI swear Ill try George Orwells Nineteen Eighty Four one last time [email protected] For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Satish Jha | Ahmedabad | Published: July 17 2012 5:13 am Related News The police officer who probed three of the nine key cases of post-Godhra riots as part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) ended his stint with the probe panel on Sunday As part of SITY C Modian IPS officer from Meghalaya cadreinvestigated the killings at Gulberg SocietyNaroda Patiya and Naroda Gam All three cases are now with trial courts and verdicts are expected soon Modi was formerly in the CBI team that investigated the 2003 Haren Pandya murder case He was on deputation to SITwhich was formed by the SC to investigate nine 2002 riots cases Verdicts in four of these have already come Modian inspector general of policewas included in the SIT in August 2010 following the exit of two Gujarat Police officersShivanand Jha and Geetha Johri The SC dropped Jha since he was among those named in Zakia Jafris complaint Johri quit after the SC indicted her in the Sohrabuddin encounter case Modis term ended on Sunday following which we have intimated the Supreme Court He has been relieved conditionally as it is up to the court to take a final decision? The workshop was to discuss the possibility and enabling mechanisms to help these countries recover their lost tiger glory. Bopanna partnering Gabriela Dabrowski easily swept aside? The adorable picture of the soon-to-be parents will warm the hearts of their fans. ? Gulpreet Aulakh of TCAS said that the SpeedSprint track will have obstacles and challenges to test the skill of the drivers to the limit.the Chinese military commanders were oblivious to this diplomatic imperative.a strategy of offensive deterrence? Chinas calculation was that it would be better off demonstrating its resolve to fight for its vital interests even if it might lose In the short runChina could suffer military or diplomatic setbacks But in the long runChinas deterrence would gain more credibilitythus serving the country well In deciphering the specific case of the Ladakh stand-offKissingers observation may be applicable By showing a willingness to escalate in the face of Indias increased military deployment in the contested areasBeijing hoped to send a message to New Delhi that it was prepared to risk a great deal and respond forcefully to defend its claims Thankfullycooler heads prevailed in this face-off Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs governmentin particulardeserves enormous credit for showing restraint during this unfortunate episode Now that both sides have temporarily defused a dangerous situationit is time to repair the damage Salman Khurshids ongoing visit to Beijing and Chinese Premier Li Keqiangs visit to Indiawhich starts on May 20constitute a perfect opportunity to restart the long-stalled negotiations on disputed territories Of courseit may be unrealistic to expect a quick breakthrough because the issues involved are devilishly complex But getting the negotiations going again will create at least a more conducive atmosphere for resolving these disputes Perhaps the most immediate and effective step to take is the implementation of confidence-building measures that will avert similar confrontations in future Before a final resolution of the territorial disputes can be reachedthe Indian and Chinese militaries should agree not to station troops within a certain distance of the unmarked LAC Movements of any military unit over a certain size must be communicated to the other side a week in advance Military aircraft should stay clear of the LAC Local commanders of the Chinese and Indian army units must have direct communication links with each other Franklythese measures will not help resolve Indian-Chinese territorial disputesbut they should greatly reduce the risks of future confrontations similar to the Ladakh stand-off The writer is a professor of government and non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the US [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News

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