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Tahseen Bano Khan

By A Staff Reporter

some clips and bracelets. She wanted her grandmother to ac13-year-old girl named company her but as her grandTahseen Bano Khan has mother was not feeling well, she gone missing from Parel couldn’t go. So Tahseen went by since Monday after she left herself. This was at around six in home to go to the market. Tah- the evening”. The unsuspecting family then seen lived in the KEM staff quarters, as her grandfather is continued doing its chores. It was a retired ward-boy from KEM only after a while when Tahseen did not get back home that the Hospital. Naseem M. Khan, Tahseen’s fa- family got concerned. “We waited for two hours. As it ther, said, “She wanted to buy Vishwanath Salian | ADC

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was Ganesh Chaturthi we thought she would have stopped somewhere mid way to see the celebrations. But after two hours, when she did not return, we suspected that something had gone wrong”, said Khan. The family then sent out friends and neighbours to look for her in the neighborhood and also enquired at the market and with Continued on pg 8 «

BLAME GAME Cong-NCP and 50,000 pending files By Suyash Padate

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he tussle between the Congress and NCP escalated yesterday as both parties are in no mood to relent over the issue of the 50,000 pending files. NCP Chief Sharad Pawar fired the first salvo at the CM Prithviraj Chavan by saying that he virtually sits on the files. Stung by the criticism, Chavan hit back by saying that his government’s priority was to take decisions which helped the common man, and not to bother about files which cater to the interest of individuals. Yesterday NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik took a dig at the CM, making the same allegation. While speaking to reporters, Malik observed, “Chavan has said that files which cater to the interest of individuals have been kept pending. Why he has kept these files Continued on pg 8 «

As a part of the on-going Ganesh festival, the Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshostav Mandal at Bhatladevi Mandir in Dahisar has highlighted the issues of child abuse and rape cases that have brought shame to the city. The mandal, which is into its 41st year of celebrating the festival, has adapted this theme using unique visual arts and sound effects. (Inset): The Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshotsav Mandal’s Ganesh idol.

SSC countdown see pg 07


A heavy board at KEM falls on patient’s kin

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MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

Family blames hospital for negligence as doctors expedite kin’s discharge

By Shwetha Kannan

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he family of 62-year-old Musad Tamij Sheikh is appalled at the alleged insensitive behaviour of doctors at the BMC-run KEM Hospital. Musad and his wife Shamim are contemplating going back to their village in Aurangabad after a week’s ‘notso-useful’ stay at the hospital.

What happened: Shamim Musad, a 55-year-old lady from Aurangabad, had been admitted to the BMC-run KEM Hospital on September 1 for kidney problems. On September 6, her husband Musad (62) came to the hospital to be with her. At around 2:30 pm, a heavy board outside ward number four, giving directions to other wards, came down crashing and fell on Musad who was sleeping there Photograph of the sign board taken by Musad Sheikh’s son, Salim, after it fell on his outside the ward. father. The place where now another man is resting (a man in ablue shirt is partially seen “The board fell on my right side in the photograph) was where Musad had been sleeping when the board fell on him. injuring my shoulder and my hip. My foot was hurt too”, said Musad. Hurrying up discharge: “Initially, I was told that my father would have to undergo a surgery Delay in admitting the patient: Musad’s son Mohammed Salim and rods would have to be placed in said, “The incident occurred certain places. But later the doctors at 2:30 pm and the hospital au- said that no surgery was required thorities admitted my father and that he can be discharged from at 7:45 pm. For around five hours the hospital. When I asked them for they made us run from one place an explanation, I was told that there to another asking us to get the pa- are other patients that need the bed pers ready, get the scans and tests and so he has to be discharged. Isn’t done. After much delay, finally my he a patient too? I was surprised by their attitude. Despite the fact that father was admitted”.

it was the hospital’s fault that caused injuries to my father’s right shoulder and right hip, the hospital was not showing any interest in treating him well and were keen that we leave the hospital at the earliest”, said Salim. “I am in so much pain. The medicines seem to be having no effect at all. But these people want to me to leave”, said Musad who was struggling to walk even with the help of a walker. Disappointed yet leaving: Salim feels that there is no use keeping his father at KEM any longer. “Nobody is treating him well here. I kept prolonging his stay for a while as I wanted him to get better before he leaves. But now I feel there is no point in keeping him here any longer. My mother, who has been discharged two days ago, and my father will be leaving for Aurangabad tonight (September 12). Our rela-

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Troubled pilgrims By Zuber Ansari

residence Mannat, would be open for pilgrims to walk up to the Mount. evotees walking to Mount Mary’s This year however, after Dighavkar Church, Bandra this year are a was made DCP Traffic (Suburb) this disappointed lot. Last year former year, the road, popularly known as DCP (Western Region) Pratap Cement Road, has been barricaded Dighavkar assured them that a con- in what appears to be an attempt to venient road to Mount Mary’s maintain peace and quiet around the Church, adjacent to Shahrukh Khan’s superstar’s home. According to members of the Catholic Residents Organization for Social Service (CROSS), Cement Road is the most accessible to the mount as several buses drop them right opposite Mannat, from where Vikas Sabnis the church is not very far. John Fernandes, founder member of CROSS said, “Last year senior cops promised us that the road would be open this year. However, this year cops have barricaded the road. It is very disappointing.” He added that the church authorities have even given a letter stating that they have no objection to the road being open to pilgrims. Judith Monteiro of the Association of Concerned Catholics (AOCC) said, “We have received mixed reports on the cement road issue and are getting our facts together first. As this is a traffic department issue, we have already spoken to DCP Dighavkar who has assured us of his help in sorting This is the ad campaign about out any issue that exists. As a former

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tives there will take care of them”, said Salim who lives in Andheri.

What the Dean had to say: Dr. Shubhangi Parkar, Dean of KEM Hospital said, “We immediately did the needful for that patient and are providing him with all that he needs. We are in no way hurrying up his discharge. I will talk to the relatives”. shwetha.kannan@afternoondc.in

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DCP of Bandra, he is well aware of the promise made by him last year. We look forward to the police department keeping its word and hope devotees will have a prayerful feast devoid of any difficulties.”

Musad Tamij Sheikh at KEM hospital and of the fallen board

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A senior officer from Bandra police station on the condition of anonymity said, “The road is barricaded for the convenience and safety of pilgrims. The road is steep and narrow at the top. Thousands of pil-

grims visit the church and a narrow road like it could cause a stampede. It has nothing to do with a celebrity living in the area. In fact if a pregnant woman or senior citizen needs to walk up to the church, we allow them to take the barricaded road. However, we cannot leave the road open to everyone.” Azad Shrivastav | ADC

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Deletion of voter names gives politicos sleepless nights

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MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

By Prashant Hamine

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he mere deletion of names of 38.51 lakh voters, ostensibly deceased, duplicate entries, and voters who have not acknowledged the Election Commission of India’s (ECI) notices, has predictably raised the BJPs hackles. For the EC, BJP leader Dr. Kirit Somaiya appears to be talking through his hat. These occurrences, particularly the deletion of voter names, have apparently made Somaiya rather apprehensive. When it comes to Lok Sabha elections, a loss by a few thousand votes hurts a candidate or party politically. In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, Somaiya lost to NCP Sanjay Dina Patil from the Mumbai NorthEast constituency, by a slender margin of 2,933 votes, while his senior party colleague Ram Naik lost to Sanjay Nirupam (Congress) from Mumbai by a margin of 5,779 votes. Gajanan Kirtikar (Shiv Sena) also lost to Gurudas Kamat in the Mumbai North-West constituency by a margin of 38,387 votes. Although the ECI has refused to make an official comment on Somaiya’s contention that the deletion of so many voters names was ‘rigged’ by subordinates acting under pressure from the ruling Congress-NCP alliance, it has nevertheless thrown the rule book at the BJP. What is also equally pertinent to note is that barring the original staff at the disposal of the ECI offices in the state, the rest of the staff, during election time, is drafted from education, revenue and civic bodies. Most of the staff employed by the ECI is from the state revenue department. During the polls this staff is under the jurisdiction of the ECI and enjoys immunity under electoral laws for their actions during the election period. When there are no polls or voter enumeration drives, however, this staff on deputation is reverted to its parent department. Hence the opposition has always been skeptical of the government’s moves with respect to the transfer of bureaucrats before elections are announced. Speaking to the ADC on conditions of anonymity, an ECI official in the state said, “The Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) who also happens to be the district collector has quasi-judicial powers under Sections 20 and 23 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 and Registration of Voters Rules, 1960, to delete the names of voters who have registered their names in more than one constituency, who are not residing in their usual place of residence for too long, who have not submitted proof of residence, or who are now deceased.” The official further clarified by saying, “The names are not just deleted at will. Those voters whose names appear in more than one assembly constituency are issued notices seeking their clarification. The names are put out in newspaper advertisements and only upon unsatisfactory replies, or no replies at all,

are the names are deleted. Moreover, since the process is quasi-judicial, the law provides the remedy of lodging an appeal by the aggrieved voter whose name has been deleted. Besides, there is still time for such voters and new voters to enroll their names in the voters list in the summary revision of electoral rolls due to start from September 16.” ECI sources argue that the deletion of names, especially of deceased voters, was started following complaints which pointed out that the total number of registered voters in the state almost matched the total state population. Another reason why politicians are upset is the fact that the urban

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far across 288 assembly constituencies, 31,30,527 lakh were deleted from 141 assembly constituencies alone. Amongst the assembly constituencies where a substantial deletion of voter names has taken place are Kothrud - 49,570, Thane - 48,654, Pune Cantonment - 47,478 and Parvati - 47,318. The maximum number of names deleted in the state is 66,283 from the Solapur City Central assembly constituency, while the least number of deletions is 63 from the Warora assembly constituency. In Mumbai, the maximum deletions are 32,704 from the Dharavi (SC) assembly constituency, followed by 31,384 in Byculla.

lakh such names. However, in the constituencies of Radhanagari only 807 names were deleted, while in Phaltan (SC) 911 such entries were removed. Another BJP MLC Adv. Ashish Shelar had contended that in 67 booths in the Bandra West assembly constituency, which he had unsuccessfully contested in the 2009 assembly elections, the names of 8,716 voters were deleted from areas which had voted for the BJPSena, while Somaiya revealed that the names of several voters residing in the Mulund constituency have been deleted on grounds of duplicate entries or have been termed as deceased or having migrated else-

The Number Game

Total Voter Population: State – 288 Assembly constituencies - 7,98,54,016 lakh Mumbai Suburban District – 26 Assembly constituencies 72,64,609 lakh Mumbai City District – 10 Assembly constituencies 25,53,479 lakh Thane District – 24 Assembly constituencies - 72,45,802 lakh

Highest Voter Registration: Chandivali - 3,88,090 lakh (Mumbai Suburban District) Lowest Voter Registration: Wadala - 2,09,788 lakh (Mumbai City District)

Deletion of Duplicate Entries & Deceased Voters

Maximum Deletions (State): Solapur City Central 66,283 Bhosari 63,147 Panvel 58,333 Shivajinagar 53,225 Solapur City North 51,488 Hingna 50,145 Kothrud 49,570 Thane 48,654 Pune Cantonment 47,478 Parvati 47,318 Maximum (Mumbai): Dharavi (SC) – Byculla – Colaba – Malad West – Vandare West – Malabar Hill – Wadala – Worli – Andheri West – Charkop –

Deletion

32,704 31,384 28,190 26,699 22,805 21,146 20,706 18,978 17,282 15,915

Least Deletions (State) Warora – Gondia – Akot – Murtizapur – Varsova – Radhanagari – Phaltan (SC) –

12 assembly constituencies in Pune district alone account for 6.61 lakh deletions

63 356 402 427 725 807 911

2009 Lok Sabha elections – Mumbai victory margins in 6 constituencies: MUMBAI NOR TH: Sanjay Nirupam (Congress) defeated Ram Naik (BJP) by 5,779 votes MUMBAI NOR TH-WEST: Gurudas Kamat (Congress) defeated Gajanan Kirtikar (Shiv Sena) by 38,387 votes political pentagonal region between Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban, Thane, Nashik and Pune alone, constitute 96 assembly constituencies out of the 288 assembly constituencies in the state. The Sena-BJP alliance has had a sizeable electoral presence in Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban and Thane districts. The total voter population in these 96 assembly constituencies is 2.76 lakh, whereas the total number of names deleted is 2.04 lakh. At present there are 7,99,19,274 crore registered voters in the state, of which 4,22,71,042 crore are male voters and 3,76,48,232 crore are female. Out of the 38,51,294 lakh duplicate entries and names of deceased voters that were deleted so

The deletions across other constituencies in Mumbai are as follows: Colaba - 28,190, Malad West 26,699, Vandare West - 22,805, Malabar Hill - 21,146, Wadala - 20,706, Worli - 18,978, Andheri West - 17,282 and Charkop - 15,915. Elsewhere in the state the deletions of duplicate names or names of deceased are as follows: Bhosari - 63,147, Panvel 58,333, Shivajinagar - 53,225, Solapur City North - 51,488 and Hingna - 50,145. The least number of deletions across the state have been at Gondia - 356, Akot - 402, Murtizapur - 427 and Varsova - 725. What is more intriguing, however, is that in the 12 assembly constituencies in the Pune division alone, the ECI had to delete 6.61

where. In one such case, a lady Archana Ramesh Bagave, found her name deleted on the grounds that it figured in the Mulund, Gorai and Vikhroli rolls. He added that upon a verification of the photo-electoral rolls, all three Archana’s were found to be different. Somaiya contended that while names are being deleted, the assembly constituencies of MankhurdShivajinagar, Chandivali, Dindoshi and Anushakti Nagar have seen an increase in voter registration. He added that the EC staff has admitted that several names have been deleted without seeking an explanation, and the names of voters shifting residences have been added without seeking proper documentation.

MUMBAI NOR TH-EAST: Sanjay Dina Patil (NCP) defeated Dr. Kirit Somaiya (BJP) by 2,933 votes MUMBAI NOR TH-CENTRAL: Priya Dutt (Congress) defeated Adv. Mahesh Jethmalani (BJP) by 1,74,555 votes

MUMBAI SOUTH-CENTRAL: Eknath Gaikwad defeated Suresh Gambhir (Shiv Sena) by 75,706 votes

MUMBAI SOUTH: Milind Deora (Congress) defeated Mohan Rawale (Shiv Sena) by 1,26,293 votes.


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CHANGE OF NAME

I have changed my name from Khimji Shankarlal Mange to Khimjibhai Shankarlal Mange as per Affidavit Dt 30.08.2013. C-16181 I have changed my name from Zakirhussain Rehmat Khan to Zakirhussain Rehmat Khan Thakor as per Affidavit No. HP 057308. C-16182 I have changed my name from Sohrab to Ahmed Sohrab as per Affidavit dated 11/9/2013. C-16183 I have changed my name from Shaikh Saadia D/o Shaikh Raees to Shaikh Sadiya D/o Shaikh Raees as per Affidavit dated 11/9/2013. C-16184 I have changed my name from Parveen Mehboob Bhoi to Parvin Mehboob Bhoi (Gazette No. U -28744 dated; August 22 - 28, 2013). C-16185 I have changed my name from Mr. Hareshkumar Babulal Mehta to Mr. Haresh Babulal Mehta as per Affidavit dated 11thSeptember, 2013. C-16186

CLASSIFIEDS I have changed my name from Istekhar Ahmed Mohd Salim to Istekhar Ahmed Mohammed Salim Khan as per deed poll Affidavit. C-16192 I have changed my name from Amzad Ali Bachu Shaikh to Amjad Ali Bachu Shaikh as per deed poll Affidavit. C-16193 I have changed my name from Shailendra Kumar Singh to Shailendra Singh as per Affidavit. C-16194 I have changed my name from Priyanka Kapil Dhanuka to Bhumika Kapil Dhanuka as per Maharashtra Gazette No - (X106322). C-16195 I have changed my name from Afsha Banu Mohamed Aslam Memon to Hafsa Mohamed Aslam Memon as per Affidavit. C-16196 I have changed my name from Kiran Munnalal Agarwal, to ‘Kiran Munnalal Agrawal’ as per Affidavit Dated: 04/09/2013. C-16197 I have changed my name from Mangala Dhondu Shigvan, to ‘Archana Yashawant Pawar’ as per Affidavit Dated: 12/09/2013. C-16198 I have changed my name from Jubeda Mohmad Jakir Meman, to ‘Jubeda Jakir Meman’ as per Affidavit Dated: 12/09/2013. C-16199 I have changed my name from Khalil Ahmed Khawaja Moinuddin, to ‘Khalil Ahmed Khawaja Moinuddin Shaikh’ as per Affidavit Dated: 07/09/2013. C-16200 I have changed my name from Shamim Banu Ramzan Mulla, to ‘Shameem Altaf Hussain Tinwale’ as per Maharashtra Govt. Gazette No. (X- 754) Dated: 20/06/2013. C-16201

I have changed my name from Ms. Sweta Haresh Mehta to Ms. Shweta Haresh Mehta as per Affidavit dated 11thSeptember, 2013. C-16187

I have changed my name from Altaph Hussein Ibrahim Tinwale, to ‘Altaf Hussain Ibrahim Tinwale’ as per Maharashtra Govt. Gazette No. (X- 755) Dated: 20/06/2013. C-16202

I have changed my name from Jayshri Jagannath Giri to Suaani Praveen Kamble as per Affidavit dated 12th September, 2013. C-16188

I have changed my name from Shakeel Yusuf Merchant, to ‘Shakil Yusuf Merchant’ as per Affidavit Dated: 12/09/2013. C-16203

I have changed my name from Mohamed Shuab Faki to Mohammed Shoaib Fakhi as per Affidavit. C-16189

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I have changed my name from Fatima Shakil Merchant, to ‘Fatema Shakil Merchant’ as per Affidavit Dated: 12/09/2013. C-16204

I have changed my name from Mohammed Ramju Ali Mohammed to Mohammed Ramju Ali Mohammed Sabraiwala as per deed poll Affidavit. C-16190

I have changed my name from Anthony Steven Santiago, to ‘Anthony Steven D’souza’ as per Maharashtra Govt. Gazette No. (X- 38714) Dated: 15/01/2009. C-16205

I have changed my name from Fahreen Shamshuddin Munshi to Farheen Mohammed Tausif Shaikh as per deed poll Affidavit. C-16191

I have changed my name from Abdul Rub Bakshullah Khan, to ‘Abdul Rab Bakshullah Khan’ as per Affidavit Dated: 12/09/2013. C-16206

I have changed my name from Catherine Gregory Lopes to Cathrine Joseph Menezes as per Affidavit. C-16207 I have changed my name from Itika to Itika Sekhri Vaidya as per Affidavit. C-16208 I have changed my name from Surekha Ramchandra Salunkhe to Archana Anant Pawar as per Affidavit. C-16209

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MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 We Mr Muslim Abdullah Hakim and Mrs. Farida Muslim Hakim have changed our child’s name from Mustafa Aslam Hakim to Mustafa Muslim Hakim as per Affidavit. C-16224 We Mr Muslim Abdullah Hakim and Mrs. Farida Muslim Hakim have changed our child’s name from Aliasger Aslam Hakim to Aliasger Muslim Hakim as per Affidavit. C-16225

I have changed my name from Shirish Bachulal Limbachiya to Shirishkumar Bachulal Limbachiya as per Affidavit. C-16239

I have as per affidavit changed my name from Surendra Kumar Vaishnu to Surendra Vaishnav as per Affidavit. C-16256

I have changed my name from Rohan Malinga Shetty to Rohan Dsouza as per Affidavit. C-16240

I have changed my name from Geetadevi Ponkardas Vaishnu to Geeta Prakash Vaishnav as per Affidavit. C-16257

I have changed my name from Anita Malinga Shetty & Apolien Shetty to Apoline Dsouza as per Affidavit. C-16241

I have changed my name from Ponkardas Vaishnu to Prakash Vaishnav as per Affidavit. C-16258

I have changed my name from Zarreen Begum Raees Ahmed Siddiqui to Zarreen Imran Khan as per Affidavit. C-16210

I have changed my name from Virendra Ramsuratram Harijan to Virendra Ramsurat Ram as per Affidavit. C-16226

I have changed my name from Zebunnisa Mohammed Saleem to Chaudhary Zebunnisa Mohammed Saleem as per Affidavit. C-16242

I have changed my name from Kalyansundaram Gopalakrishnan to Gopalakrishnan Kalyansundaram Iyer as per Affidavit. C-16259

I have changed my name from Mounouddin Shaikh to Moinuddin Qutbuddin Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16211

I have changed my name from Santanakkaruppan Aishwaryalaxmi to Aishwaryalaxmi Thevar as per Affidavit. C-16227

I have changed my name from Afroz Arif Memon to Afroz Arif Merchant as per Gazette No.U-13384 dated June 2013. C-16243

We have changed our minor child name from Hitesh Parshuram Patil to Chinmay Parshuram Patil as per Affidavit. C-16260

I have changed my name from Seetaram Gopal Desai to Sitaram Gopal Desai as per Affidavit. C-16228

I have changed my name from Mohammed Saleem Sabirali to Chaudhary Mohammed Saleem Sabirali as per Affidavit. C-16244

I have changed my name from Anand Dulba Raut to Anandrao Dulba Raut as per Affidavit. C-16229

I have changed my name from Jayantilal Amarshibhai Kanani to Jayantibhai Amarshibhai Kanani as per Affidavit. C-16245

I have changed my name from Kudbuddin Mauddin Shaikh to Qutbuddin Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16212 I have changed my name from Shahin Banu Mohamed Aslam to Shahin Banu Mohamed Aslam Momin as per Affidavit. C-16213 I have changed my name from Ainam Tariq Ahmed Ansari to Ainam Tariq Ansari as per Affidavit. C-16214

I have changed my name from Kantilal Chunibhai Patel to Kantibhai Chunibhai Patel as per Affidavit. C-16230

We Mr Tariq Ahmed Ansari and Mrs. Ainam Tariq Ansari have changed our child’s name from Zainab Tariq Ahmed Ansari to Zainab Tariq Ansari as per Affidavit. C-16215

I have changed my name from Amitbhai Kantibhai Patel to Amit Kantibhai Patel as per Affidavit. C-16231

I have changed my name from Vipul Jeevan Dhadhi to Vipul Jeevan Patel as per Affidavit. C-16247

I have changed my name from Bhaviniben Amitbhai Patel to Bhavini Amit Patel as per Affidavit. C-16232

I have changed my name from Bhachiben Jeevan Dhadhi to Bharati Jeevan Patel as per Affidavit. C-16248

I have changed my name from Pramodkumar Mayachand to Pramod Mayachand Punmiya as per Affidavit. C-16233

I have changed my name from Bhachiben Karsan Gandhi to Bharati Jeevan Patel as per Affidavit. C-16249

I have changed my name from Santosh Pramodkumar to Santosh Pramod Punmiya as per Affidavit. C-16234

I have changed my name from Rekhaben Kirit to Rekha Kirit Vora as per Affidavit. C-16250

I have changed my name from Tariq Ahmed Ansari to Tariq Ansari as per Affidavit. C-16216 I have changed my name from Gulam Husen Kureshi to Gulam Hussain Papa Qureshi as per Affidavit. C-16217 I have changed my name from Sk Basheer to Sheikh Bashir Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16218 I have changed my name from Sameer Shridhar Khanvilkar to Samir Shridhar Khanvilkar as per Affidavit. C-16219 I have changed my name from Bhavinikumari Hasmukhlal Bhagat to Bhavini Santosh as per Affidavit. C-16220 I have changed my name from Kety Dara Panthaki to Keti Dara Panthaki as per Affidavit. C-16221 I have changed my name from Aslam Abdulla Hakim to Muslim Abdulla Hakim as per Affidavit. C-16222 I have changed my name from Farida Aslam Hakim to Farida Muslim Hakim as per Affidavit. C-16223

We Mr. Pramod Mayachand Punmiya & Santosh Pramod Punmiya have changed our son’s name from Akshatkumar Pramodkumar to Akshat Pramod Punmiya as per Affidavit. C-16235 I have changed my name from Sultan Ahmad to Sultan Ahmad Hanif Ansari as per Affidavit. C-16236 I have changed my name from Rihana Begum to Rehana Khatoon Sultan Ahmed Ansari as per Affidavit. C-16237 I have changed my name from Uasin Shaikh Abdul Majid to Yasin Abdul Majid Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16238

I have changed my name from Jeevan Govind Dhadhi to Jeevan Govind Patel as per Affidavit. C-16246

I have changed my name from Kirit Kumar to Kirit Vora as per Affidavit. C-16251 I have changed my name from Gulam Noorani to Gulam Noorani Ashrafi as per Affidavit. C-16252 I have changed my name from Alhas Gulam Alhas Peer Niralay Samnani to Alhas Gulam Alhas Peer Niralay Samnani Ashrafi as per Affidavit. C-16253 I have changed my name from Zubeda to Zubeda Ashrafi as per Affidavit. C-16254 I have changed my name from Shankar Bamne to Ramchandra Shankar Bamne as per Affidavit. C-16255

I have as per affidavit changed my name from Aarti Vishnu Darak to Aarti Vishnudayal Darak as per Affidavit. C-16261 I have changed my name from RAJVINDER JASBIR SINGH to Rajvinder Kaur Jasbir Singh Bains as per Affidavit. C-16262 I have changed my name from Farida Begum Roshan Jamal Khan to Farida Roshan Jamal Khan as per Affidavit. C-16263 I have changed my name from Aiman Khan to Ayman Zulfequar Khan as per Affidavit. C-16264 I have changed my name from Lalbadandevi Rajendra Yadav to Lalmati Rajendra Yadav as per Affidavit. C-16265 I have changed my name from Sominath Kachru Gaikwad to Somnath Kachru Gaikwad as per Affidavit. C-16266 I have changed my name from Shaheeda Begum Chiraguddin Kazi to Shaheeda Afreen Chiraguddin Kazi vide Govt. Gazette No. (K-922). C-16267 I have changed my name from Janak Raj to Janakraj Shiv as per Affidavit. C-16268 We,Mr. Nandlal P.Pardeshi and Mrs.Varsha Nandlal Pardeshi formerly called Nikhil Nandalal Pardeshi to Nikhil Nandlal Pardeshi as per Affidavit dated 31/08/2013. C-16269 I have changed my name from Nandalal P. Pardesi to Nandlal Pyarelal Pardeshi as per Affidavit dated 31/08/2013. C-16270

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Girl files rape case against boyfriend after he refuses to marry

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he Valiv police have arrested three people including a local Congress leader, who threatened a 22-year-old girl after she rejected his ‘love’ proposal. According to the police, the prime accused who has been identified as Kuldeep Dinesh Vartak (28), is the president of the local Youth Congress unit in Vasai. Vartak, and his two accomplices identified as Roger Dias and Rupesh D’Mello, accosted the girl outside her bungalow in Valiv Village on Thursday. Vartak, declared his love to the girl, but when she refused, he started abusing her and even whipped out a revolver and threatened her with dire consequences if she did not reciprocate. The girl immediately informed her parents who in turn registered a complaint at the local police station. The police arrested the trio and booked them under Sections 294 (obscene acts), 506 (2) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). “The accused used a fake revolver to threaten the girl. Although all three were released on bail, we invoked Section 151 (3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and took them into custody as a preventive measure,” informed investigating officer, API Ramdas Vakode. The trio, who have been remanded to judicial custody till September 16, are infamous for their notoriety in the region.

Following the recent gang-rape case, city police under pressure to file cases over complaints by women

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ith the increasing number of rape cases, the city police has been under pressure towards ensuring the safety of women and has been prompt in registering cases over complaints by women and minor girls, in spite of some of the

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30-year-old has been arrested by the Mumbai Crime Branch Unit 9 in a murder case of a eunuch. The accused, after murdering eunuch, returned to the crime spot and watched the police investigating the case before fleeing to his native place in UP. The accused allegedly murdered the eunuch over a personal dispute. He was arrested by the police near a mall in Borivli on Thursday morning and was handed over to the Santacruz police. The police arrested Durgalal Yadav in the murder case of Sanjay alias Shiv Bachhan Vishwakarma alias Rupmati. According to police officials, Yadav was friends with the eunuch for the last six months. The two often used to drink together. A few of Yadav’s family members in UP had recently been receiving vulgar messages from an unknown number. Yadav soon realized that the eunuch had taken his mobile phone for around ten minutes a few days before these messages were received

complaints actually being fake. In a recent incident, a 22year-old boy has been arrested by the Goregaon Police after his girl friend filed a rape case against him. In her complaint, she mentioned that the accused promised her of marriage but ditched her later. After the Shakti Mills com-

pound gang-rape, the city police do not wish to take any risks and thus ends up registering every complaint promptly. The accused, Rahul, and the victim stay in the same locality in Meera Road and the accused is a bus driver. The two knew each other since the last 10 days and engaged in sexual

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s good news to the Catholic community, the BMC and the Education Department, in a meeting with the Archdiocese Board of Education on Thursday, have stated that schools can take their own decisions regarding the adjustment of Ganesh Chaturthi holidays with the Christmas vacation. Last week, the BMC and the state education department, acting on a demand made by the Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS), had declared a Ganesh Chaturthi vacation in schools across the state, since most students stay away owing to celebrations, thus missing out on what is taught. They added that these holidays could be adjusted with the Christmas holidays. After this declaration, how-

ever, various Catholic associations had written to the education department and the BMC about them being unfair to Catholic students by shortening the Christmas holidays. The letter sent by the Association of Concerned Catholics (AOCC), Catholics for Preservation of Faith (CPF) and the Maharashtra Christian Youth Forum (MCYF) stated that most of the Archdiocese Board of Education (ABE) schools are in the premises of churches, and as Christmas service takes place on the night of December 24, a cancellation of the holiday on December 23 gives no time for Catholic students to concentrate on preparations for the festival. The BMC on Thursday called a meeting with the ABE and members of Catholic associations to take a call on the adjustment. This meeting was

intercourse several times during this period, informed the police. Arun Jadhav, Senior Police Inspector, Goregaon Police Station, said that as per the girl’s complaint, the police had arrested the accused from behind Infinity Mall where he used to park his bus.When the girl approached the police, she

said that an unidentified person had raped her after kidnapping her and later revealed their relationship status. The arrested accused has been booked under various sections of the IPC including 376 (rape) and will be produced before the court on Friday, Jadhav added.

Juhu eunuch murder case: Police arrest accused as he re-visits crime spot The accused, Durgalal Yadav, allegedly killed the eunuch over suspicion of the vulgur messages sent to Yadav’s family members by the family. The two had regular fights over this. On the night of September 5, the two had a heated argument and after having half a bottle of beer, Yadav hit the eunuch on the head with the same beer bottle. He then hit the eunuch’s head with a huge stone. Yadav then undressed the eunuch and threw the stone away from the spot. He then went home and cleaned himself. Early in the morning on September 6, the Santacruz Police found an unknown body near a BMC garden in Juhu Koliwada. The crime branch also reached the spot

for investigation. Interestingly, the accused Yadav too returned to the spot in the morning. The police later found the eunuch’s clothes nearby and the identification was done in a few days’ time. Senior Police Inspector Sanjay Satardekar of Unit 9 said, “We received a tip-off and arrested Yadav from a mall in Borivali west. Yadav has confessed to the crime. He is charged with murder and destruction of evidenceof the IPC. We have handed him over to the Santacruz Police for further investigation”. Interestingly, the person who sent messages to Yadav’ family members has still not been found.

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attended by R.R, Bhise, Education Officer, BMC; Janet D’souza, Vice Chairperson, State Minorities Commission; Rev. Fr. George Athaide, Secretary, ABE; Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Francis Swamy, Asst. Secretary, ABE; Rev. Fr. Simon Lopes, Asst. Secretary, ABE; and Judith Monteiro, Secretary, AOCC.

When the ADC spoke to R.R. Bhise he said, “There was no intention to hurt the sentiments of the Catholic community by shortening the Christmas vacation by two days. These two days will not be cancelled and can be adjusted by schools as per their convenience.”


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T is becoming increasingly clear that the situation in Muzzafarnagar is much worse than what the state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is trying to make it out to be. No wonder the chief minister does not want leaders of other parties to visit the place. Union Minister Ajit Singh has been detained and thrown out of the state again. Curfew has been lifted partially in the city and state government’s efforts to bring normalcy are being seen. But the situation is grim in the rural areas: thousands of people have fled the homes and are scared to return. No wonder the government does not want other party leaders to visit the riot-affected areas. The official figure of the dead is 50, but it could be much more. It would not be a guess work to put the number of injured more than a thousand. It is clear the authorities are hiding the true picture. Accusing fingers are being pointed at the chief minister for the inefficient way he has handled the riots. State Minister Azam Khan did not attend the executive meeting of the party evidently because he wanted to register his protest. The Congress party too has blamed the state government, but it is not likely to take any action against it because the Samajwadi Party comes to the aid of the minority government in Parliament and remain in power.

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HERE are things about political rallies that television can never capture, so if I had not been present at Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’s rally in Jaipur, I would have found it hard to believe that his first big rally in northern India could have been the blockbuster, mega hit that it turned out to be. I would have not been able to tell you, as I am about to just now, that I cannot remember a political rally so filled with fervour and hope since the Janata Party’s rallies in 1977. In that year that Indira Gandhi was defeated because of the ‘excesses’ of the Emergency there were political rallies by the Janata Party that were infused with that curious mixture of hope and anger that only comes when people believe that their active support is needed to change a political reality. This was the atmosphere in Jaipur. People started to arrive at the romantically named Amroodon ka Bagh grounds from distant villages and desert districts from the early hours of the morning, so by the time I got there, around 11 a.m., there was already an impressive crowd gathered under the white ‘shamiana’ decorated with BJP flags and pictures of Vasundhara Raje. This was her show essentially since Narendra Modi was here to celebrate with her the end of the 78day ‘yatra’ that took her through every district in Rajasthan. That was the ostensible purpose of this rally, but it was also a chance for Modi to begin his campaign for the 2014 general election and the people who gathered on that afternoon of white, burning heat seemed to know this.

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from the stage that Modi had landed in Jaipur the crowd started chanting, ‘Modi, Modi, Modi’, but even this did not prepare me for what happened when the Chief Minister of Gujarat appeared in person. It was as if the vast crowd were suddenly gripped by a collective hysteria. The chants of ‘Modi, Modi, Modi’ grew frenzied and young men pushed forward as if they were about to break the barricades and come up on to the stage. Signs of the situation becoming uncontrollable were so clear that he himself had to appeal to the crowd to calm down. When Vasundhara Raje began her speech they listened and cheered at the right points. She made a succinct, passionate speech about the betrayal of Rajasthan by successive Congress governments who have ruled the state for 53 years. She emphasised that Rajasthan would not have been left behind by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh had there been BJP governments ruling in those 53 years. Then the national president of the BJP, Rajnath Singh, made a dull, forgettable speech but hurried through it because it was hard not to sense the crowd’s impatience to listen to the man they had really come to hear.

pieces because the chanting of his name did not stop despite his pleas. The crowd seemed more interested in his presence than anything he had to say. It was as if they had made up their minds that this was the man they wanted as their leader. Those who listened to what he had to say applauded enthusiastically when he said that the Congress Party before India got freedom was very different to the Congress Party after India became free. He said the main difference was that the old Congress had directed their devotion (bhakti) to Bharat Mata and the post-Independence Congress Party directed its ‘bhakti’ to one family.

Anti-thesis of Vajpayee

Modi said, “The Prime Minister has just come back from the G20 summit but instead of telling us what he did for India at this meeting, he came back to tell us that he would be happy to work for a new boss (Rahul).” The crowd cheered even louder when he listed the corruption scandals of the past five years. Adding that, “Congress key paas na neta hai, na naitikta, na neeti, na neeyat.” An alliteration that went down well in Hindi and does not work so well in English. Congress has neither a leader, nor morality, nor policies nor good intentions. He made jokes about how the rupee was in hospital while the government was busy trying to save itself. But, it was not what he said that was important. What was important was the reaction of the people to him. Then he was gone as quickly as he appeared. On my way home from the rally, I found myself sorting out the impressions he had left with his words and his presence. I The heat was of the kind that is so hard to concluded that the speech he made was not describe that us hacks scrabble for words in extraordinary, he has made many that were trying to portray it. The white ‘shamiana’ with Tavleen Singh better, but the effect he had on the people frilly saffron borders was huge but it offered who came to listen to him was truly extraorlittle protection from the burning sun and as No sooner did Modi begin his address than dinary. I tried to remember another leader more and more people came the atmosphere became more airless and the heat more in- the crowd started to go wild shouting, ‘Modi, who had this kind of effect at a political rally tense. People fainted but nobody left. And, Modi, Modi’, so loudly that he could not make and only Indira Gandhi and Atal Behari Vajthe people continued to come and come so himself heard over the chanting. A police cor- payee came to mind from my own experience that from where I sat next to the stage, I saw don formed below the stage to keep this of covering political rallies. Speaking of Vajpayee, I should say that an unending mass of humanity that spilled human wave from surging forward and swamping the leaders on the stage. There was those who believe that Modi models himself out of the tent in all directions. They were restless and noisy but sat something unnerving, almost scary, about on Vajpayee are wrong. He is the anti-thesis through long boring speeches by lesser lead- the emotions he excited in the people and al- of Vajpayee but perhaps what people want in ers. The only time they showed signs of en- though Modi made an aggressive speech that this troubled time when nothing seems to go thusiasm was when Narendra Modi’s name targeted the Nehru-Gandhi family as much as right and when hopelessness prevails is that was mentioned. When someone announced it did Congress he had to make it in bits and anti-thesis.

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EASON and logic have not solved our human problems, and we are going to find out if there is quite a different approach to all the problems and travails of life. We shall come upon something that is beyond reason; for reason has not solved any of our political, economic or social problems; nor has it solved the intimate human problems between two people. It becomes more and more obvious that we live in a world that is going to pieces, that has become quite insane, quite disorderly and a dangerous place to live in. Up to a point we must reason together, logically, sanely, holistically; then, perhaps, beyond that point, we shall be able to find a different state, a different quality of mind, not bound be any dogma, by any belief, by any experience and therefore a mind that is free to observe and through observation see exactly "what is" and also find that there is energy to transform it." The above quote is full of deep insights

compassion, joy and freedom. This transformation that Krishnamurti is alluding to above, is the freedom from duality. The freedom from the false sense of separation, and logic and reason, which belong to the thinking apparatus, are unable to carry us to this state. Duality lies in our thinking itself, and although logic and reason can give us clarity of thought, it cannot go beyond that. Here he then indicates that what is needed is the power of direct observation. Direct observation of things just as they Recognizing this, we see the need for are, reveals the false in the false. This seechange, and thus embark on our spiritual ing of the false (separate self ) in the false (dualistic thinking) requires energy. This is journey. For this journey, Krishnamurti does not the energy of acute awareness and swift inrule out the value of logic and reason. In telligence. It is not seeing via logic and reafact, logic and reason have a role to play in son, it is perceiving directly that "which is", bringing us to a certain point of under- in all its complexity, from moment to mostanding and maturity, unfortunately ment. This my friends is meditation. If you want joy, compassion and wisthough they cannot bring about the transformation within us, which would lead to dom…. then meditate.

and practical guidance on how to walk the path to spiritual enlightenment. In this quote, Krishnamurti is pointing out the fact that first you have to notice that something is amiss. That, I know is putting it lightly. Without going into the long list of problems that plague us today, I think it would suffice to say that things are quite a mess, both within and without.

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The Modern Periodic law states :

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“The chemical and physical properties of elements are a periodic function of their atomic number.”

School of elements Everything around us is made up of matter. Matter can exist in the form of elements, compounds and mixtures. Just as books are arranged systematically in the library to facilitate its use, similarly scientists felt the need to classify elements to facilitate the study of their physical and chemical properties. Johann Dobereiner, a German scientist, was the first to classify elements known at that time.He grouped together elements having similar properties into groups of three called triads.

Dobereiner’s law : When elements are arranged in the increasing order of their atomic mass, the atomic mass of middle element is approximately the arithmetic mean of the atomic mass of other two elements.

atomic mass. Therefore their placement was not clear. At certain places elements having higher atomic mass eg Co (58.93) was placed before those having lower atomic mass Ni (58.71).  Some elements placed in same subgroup had different properties. Eg. Mn was placed with halogens. 

Moseley’s Modern Periodic Table : Henry Moseley, an English physicist, discovered that atomic number is the most fundamental property of an element and not its atomic mass.

Features of Modern Periodic table : 

It consists of 18 vertical columns known as groups and 7 horizontal rows known as periods.  Periods are numbered from1 to 7. Elements of same period have same number of shells which is equal to period number.  There are 18 vertical columns numbered from 1 to 18 as group number. Elements having same outer electronic configuration are present in the same group.

The four blocks of the periodic table based on electronic configuration : s- block : Group 1 and 2 along with hydrogen form this block. They have one or two electrons in the outermost shell. They are all metals. p-block : Group 13 to 17 and zero group form this block. They have 3 to eight electrons in their outermost shell. They are metals, metalloids and non-metals. d-block : Group 3 to 12 form this block. Their two outermost shell is incompletely filled. They are all metals. f-block : The two series at the bottom form the f-block. Their three outermost shell is incompletely filled. They are all metals.

Drawback of this law: He could identify only some triads from elements known at that time.  Other triads did not obey Dobereiner’s law 

Newlands law of Octaves :

Classification of elements on the basis of its electronic configuration :

Out of 56 elements known at that time, Newland a British Chemist, arranged them in increasing order of their atomic mass. He found that every eighth element had properties similar to that of first as in Octaves in music.

Type

Electronic Blocks configuration Inert gases Zero All shells completely filled Normal elements 1,2 and 13 to 17 Only outermosts-block and pshell incomplete blocks excluding zero group Transition 3 to 12 Last two shells d-block elements incomplete Inner transition Lanthanides and Last three shells f-block elements Actinides incomplete

Drawback of this law:  Only elements upto Ca could be classified.  After Ca every eighth element did not posses properties similar to first.  In order to fit existing elements he placed two elements in same position which differed in their properties.  His table could not include inert gases as they were not discovered at that time.

Groups

Variation in periodic properties of elements

Mendeleev’s Periodic table : Mendeleev, a Russian scientist, stated : “The Physical and Chemical properties of elements are the periodic function of their atomic mass.”

Main features : 

It contains seven horizontal rows called as periods numbered from 1 to 7.  It consists of eight vertical columns known as groups (I to VIII). Group I to VII is further divided into A and B subgroups.

Merits of Mendeleev’s Periodic table:  

Successfully classified all known elements. Kept blank places for undiscovered elements and predicted their properties. They were later found to be true.  Noble gases discovered later found place in Mendeleev’s periodic table. Demerits: No fixed position could be given to hydrogen as it resembles alkali metals as well as halogens.  Isotopes have similar chemical properties but different 

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MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 Continued from pg 1 « pending? He should have summarily rejected them. Our information states that over 50,000 Urban Development, Housing and Transport files are pending. Chavan is at the helm of the affairs of these three departments.” Immediately after Malik’s attack, state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre trained his guns at the NCP and targeted the Deputy CM Ajit Pawar. He said, “The Finance department has blocked many files by rais-

We Mr. Arif Nawazkhan Sarguroh & Mrs. Shazya Arif Khan Sarguroh have changed our minor son’s name from Masood Ahmed Arif Khan to Masood Ahmed Arif Khan Sarguroh as per Affidavit. C-16271 I have changed my name from Prem V. Bhatt to Premshanker Vidyadhar Bhatt as per Affidavit. C-16272 I have changed my name from Nazma Mohammed Raza to Nazma Mohammed Raza Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16273

gether. However, I will not say much as we both have to go together (in the elecing unnecessary queries. tions).” Comparing Chavan Files are pending with the with the previous Chief MinFinance department and isters of the state, Pawar the CM has no role in this added that he has seen chief ministers taking decisions in delay.” The tussle between the al- seconds but today, things liance partners started in have changed. Pawar’s remark upset ChaPune on Tuesday at a book launch. While addressing the van who retaliated by saying, gathering Pawar said, “I “We have tried to take decidon't know whether his sion as per the rules,” makhands are paralysed when it ing it obvious that the NCP comes to signing files. I came was annoyed with his decito know that he just doesn't sions to not clear files that sign files and keeps them promoted the personal pending for months to- agendas of the leaders.

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Teen goes missing from Parel

I have changed my name from Shaikh Furqan Ahmad Anwar Ahmad to Furqan Ahmad Mohd Anwar Shaikh as per Affidavit. C-16274

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is here by given that 10 share certificates of Arti Drugs Ltd. Folio Number: 017470, Share Certificate No.35276 bearing Distinctive No. 6204047 to 6204146 in the name of Rameshkumar Choudhary & Meena Choudhary has been lost / Misplaced. Application for the issue of duplicate certificate has been made to the society. If any one having any claims / objection may contact to the secretary of the society within 15 days of publication of this notice. Contact: Meena Choudhary 1403/D, Lakshchandi Apt, Gokuldham Goregaon (East),Mumbai - 400063 Tel: 022-28405889/ 9324130794

We Afzal Batliwala & Shashista Batliwala Have changed our minor daughter’s name from Sarmin Afzal Batliwala to Fiza Afzal Batliwala as per Affidavit. C-16275 We Ashfaq Batliwala & Minaz Ashfaq Batliwala have changed our minor son’s name from Mohammed Arman Ashfaq Batliwala to Nawaz Ashfaq Batliwala as per Affidavit. C-16276

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We Mr. Nitendra Champalal Shanklesha & Mrs.Padma Nitendra Shanklesha have changed our minor son's name from Ayushkumar Nitendrakumar Jain to Ayush Nitendra Shanklesha as per affidavit. C-16277

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reason to doubt anybody for his daughter going missing because the family has no her friends. “We searched for her at enemies. A missing complaint had all possible places but she was nowhere to be found. been lodged at the BhoiNobody seemed to have wada Police Station by the seen her”, said Khan. Ac- family on the night Tehseen cording to the family and went missing. The police inthat Tehseen’s the neighbours, Tahseen formed was a quite girl with not mother, along with her two siblings, stays at the family’s many friends. “She hardly used to go native place. The missing out of the house without girl used to stay at Parel with reason. It was at 5:30 pm in her father, grandparents the evening on Monday and one sibling. “We don’t know what has that I saw her last. She had finished washing utensils. happened to our daughter. She was in the building We hope the police finds premises then”, said a her and she returns home soon”, said Tahseen's grandneighbour. Khan said that he had no mother Sahabunisa Khan.

SHAMROCK INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LIMITED Regd. Office : 146, Takai Adoshi Road, Village Dheku, Taluka Khalapur, Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra Notice is hereby given that the 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Company will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11.00 a.m. at it's Regd. Off. : 146, Takai Adoshi Road, Village - Dheku, Taluka - Khalapur, Dist. Raigad to transact business mentioned in the Notice convening the said Annual General Meeting which has been posted to the Members individually at their registered addresses. . Notice is also given that pursuant to Section 154 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Register of Members and Share Transfer Books of the Company will remain closed from Monday, September 23, 2013 to Saturday, September 28, 2013 (both days inclusive). . By Order of the Board For Shamrock Industrial Company Limited Sd/Place : Mumbai Kamlesh R. Khokhani September 03, 2013 Director

We Mr.Nitendra Champalal Shanklesha & Mrs.Padma Nitendra Shanklesha have changed our minor daughter's name from Anshu Nitendra to Anshu Nitendra Shanklesha as per affidavit. C-16278 I have changed my name from Yadav Keru Dhas to Yadavrao Keru Dhas as per affidavit. C-16279 I have changed my name from Iqbal Hussain Gazi to Iqbal Abdul Rahim Gazi as per affidavit. C-16280 I have changed my name from Hira Vasant Koli to Rajeshree Vasant Koli as per affidavit. C-16281 I have changed my name from Bharatiben Dahyabhai Gohil to Bharati Mohan Bhoj as per Affidavit. C-16282 I have changed my name from Daxa Kamlesh Panchal to Daksha Kamlesh Panchal as per Affidavit. C-16283 I have changed my name from Daxaben Dineshlal Panchal to Daksha Kamlesh Panchal as per Affidavit. C-16284

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It is brought to the notice of public that blank computerized receipts from Sr. No. 1786647 to 1786658, 12 in number, have been misplaced from Customer Facilitation Centre (CFC) G/South Ward of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai on 01-07-2013. The receipts have already been declared as cancelled. Any transaction carried out through these receipts shall be void. If anybody has made any payment under the said receipts, the concerned persons are requested to contact CFC supervisor, G/South Ward, immediately. Sd/Sd/CFC Supervisor Assistant Commissioner G/South Ward G/South Ward PRO/754/ADV/2013 Fever? Act now, see your doctor for correct & complete treatment

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E-Tender Notice Municipal Commissioner has invited ‘E’ Tender for the work of Major repairs to Mandvi Fire Station in B Ward. Estimated cost in Rs. 1,20,29,220/All details of the work will be available on MCGM website http//portal.mcgm.gov.in from 13-09-2013, at 11.00 a.m. Sd/Dy.Ch.E.(P&D) City i/c PRO/296/ADV/2013

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Cute Cakepops

Here’s a way to eat mushrooms like never before! The attractive, completely edible mushroom wraps are garnished with colourful vegetables and served in a test tube holder. Price `325 Where Aoi, Bandra (W) Contact 9820387694

Not only do these cakepops look fantastic by themselves, they’re served in the cutest little pink striped box. Who wouldn’t want to order them?! Price `55 to `65 each Where California Pizza Kitchen, Lower Parel Contact 66366636

Cookie & Cream Jar Country of Origin has some great desserts in jars and the Cookie & Cream option is one of them. We love that it comes with its own spoon too. Price `775 Where Country Of Origin outlets in Napeansea Road, Bandra and Juhu Contact 23642221/ 65635222/ 26244422 continued on pg 10 «


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Drink in a jar

Quinoa Salad

Serving cocktails in jars is the new trend and we love the presentation of this Bloody Mary. Price `330 Where Jamjar Diner, Versova Contact 30932030

Salad in a shot glass, who would have imagined?! This Quinoa Salad in a shot glass is extremely popular and we can see why. It’s a great way to present an individual serving of salad. Price `325 Where Le Pain Quotidien outlets across the city

Aloo Chaat Martini

Rice in a jar Have you ever eaten biryani out of a jar? This Laher Chicken Biryani is served in a jar and you can see the layers of spices, garnish and aromatic rice. You can choose from mutton, chicken, fish and vegetable options. Price `411 onwards Where House of Asia, Andheri (E) Contact 30932030

We’ve had desserts in jars and cocktails in pots, but have you ever had a dish in a cocktail glass? This Aloo Chaat served in a martini glass definitely stands out. Price `450 Where F Lounge. Diner.Bar, Lower Parel Contact 66505820

Sweet jars

Flower pot magic

Spin on a six pack

Nothing beats a delicious Tiramisu. Except when it’s served in an attractive jar, of course. This clasped jar is a great option when you want a dessert for two. Price `220 Where Café Sundance, Churchgate Contact 22027212

Wondering why we put a flower pot in the middle of a food article? It’s actually tiramisu! The leaves on top are mint sprigs, don’t worry. Price `190 Where G Café, Inside Vinegar Store, Khar (W) Contact 26483826

When someone mentions a six pack, we usually think of beer. But, this attractive stand will have you re-thinking that. With six shots served in a stand, this is an attractive way to kickstart a night out. Price `999 Where WTF, Versova, Andheri (W) Contact 9967893416

Lucky pots These cute, ready-to-eat meals come in little plastic pots that you can eat directly out of. Price `190 (vegetarian) & `200 (non vegetarian) Where Pico Express outlets

Red Velvet Jar Red velvet always gets a thumbs up from us, but this is more of a favourite because of the attractive way in which the cream cheese frosting has been piped over the cake. Price `875 Where Smoke House Deli, Lower Parel Contact 65619618

Fruit in a jar

Cake in a cup No, this isn’t a homemade, microwave friendly cake in a cup. It’s actually a delicious Chocolate Fondant, served in a little white cup with ice cream on the side. Price `215 Where The White Owl, Lower Parel Contact 24210231

How can this attractive drink not catch your eye? Called Owltail-Envy, we love that the red stirrer compliments the red skinned apple floating inside the mug. Price `495 Where The White Owl, Lower Parel Contact 24210231


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Go cocktail crazy

Rhea Dhanbhoora tells you where you need to go to give your cocktails an extra edge this Sunday

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>> Learn how to make some of these wacky cocktails at The Daily

« GIG: BAR NIGHT AT INDIGO an unPlugged evening with the other PeoPle Enjoy an Unplugged Evening with Zarir, Garth, Gavin and Josh of the Mumbai based band The Other People at Indigo, the European standalone restaurant and lounge. What’s on the menu? Everyone’s favourite tracks and subsidised bar prices on everything — from beers, shots, cocktails, Jack Daniel’s, Black Label, Jagermeister, BillecartSalmon Brut and more. Nestled in the by-lanes of Colaba

Causeway in a heritage bungalow, lovingly restored to exude warmth and style, Indigo brings back class with some great live music, food and signature drink specials this Saturday. Going by the Bar Nights’ previous success, this is going to be one groovy night! when September 14, from 10pm onwards where Indigo, 4 Mandlik Road, Colaba contact 66368999

« WORKSHOP: SAVIOR FAIRE’S GROOMING SESSIONS BruSh uP on your PeoPle SkillS For those who want to polish their business manners and become influential figures on social networking sites, Savior Faire is bringing you an opportunity to learn from the experts. Savior Faire is a grooming program where personalities such as Sabira Merchant, Dilip Cherian and Kris Gethin will talk about fine dining, building digital presence on social networks and the importance of healthy lifestyle and weight training. This three-day course will include eight-hour long sessions each day and is only open to first 60 candidates. Konkanaa Bakshe, an ex-Miss India and director of Savoir Faire, says, “Savoir Faire is an exclusive program designed keeping in mind the needs of the busy professionals in today’s increasingly demanding corporate world.” Price `60,000 plus 12.36% tax when September 20 to 22 where The Trident, Bandra Kurla Complex contact www.savoirfaireacademie.co

ired of making the same old cocktails every time you and your friends have a party? Here’s your chance to learn how to make some new ones. ACCESSED, a company started by 24-year-old Aditi Khandelwal and 25-year-old Surekha Rao, aims to provide you with unique experiences to help you showcase your talent through youth ventures. The company focuses on giving members the best value for money without compromising on luxury. Keeping with their series of workshops and events, they’re now presenting a cocktail making class at The Daily in Bandra where you can learn how to make some truly innovative cocktails. You will learn how to make four new age drinks from The Daily’s beverage menu, as well as learn how to make a molecular cocktail. You can also get behind the bar and stir up a cocktail of your choice. Co-founder Surekha Rao and director Aditi Khandelwal of ACCESSED, tell us, “Keeping in mind the age group and the interests of the people, we at ACCESSED have always tried our best to organise different events and thankfully, we have had a packed house so far. The Daily is one of the few bars that makes molecular cocktails and we love all the drinks that we have tried there. So, we thought that others would be interested in learning more about what goes into a great cocktail.” Go ahead and register before planning your next house party to dazzle your guests with your new cocktail making skills. Set aside your Sunday evening for this cool workshop. entry charge `1,650 when September 15, from 4-6pm where The Daily, Ground Floor, Behind Shoppers Stop, SV Road, Khar (W) contact 9920636803

« FOOD: NEW MENU AT BARISTA LAVAZZA Some art with your coffee? Barista Lavassa has launched a new art inspired menu. Their art-themed avatar is called Amore (‘love’ in Italian). Speaking about the launch, Nilanjan Bhattacharya, chief operating officer for Barista Lavazza, India & SAARC, says, “Through this new launch we aim to ensure that each consumer enjoys the true Italian quality and experience that Lavazza is known to offer worldwide and do so in a bright, happy, cheerful and relaxing environment.” New items on the menu include Chicken Seekh Sandwich, Four cheese and tomato sandwich, Barbecue Chicken Turnover, Chocolate Croissant and Banana Walnut Muffin. They have also introduced vegetarian and non-vegetarian platters options in their Crème format. where Barista Lavassa outlets across the city

« WORKSHOP: AT-TIN BY ARTISANS reuSing getS quirky Aziz Kachwalla, an engineer and product designer from the National Institute of Design, is bringing together innovative designs under a singular brand ‘At-Tin’, which aims to bring you inventive home décor and furniture. The unique bit about this is that At-Tin will give discarded objects a fresh meaning and purpose. You’ll find a bag made from waste rubber tyre-tubes, a lamp made from a used car clutch plate and a patterned gate made from metal found in a scrap yard. Speaking about the concept, Aziz says, “Good design is cohesiveness — in the making, the material, how it will be used and of course, a certain intrinsic beauty. Today, it is about how you can use or reuse your resources.” Aziz himself recently created a lamp from a washing machine drum that had stopped working. You can look forward to innovative lighting, furniture, bags and objects which will surely add a quirky touch to your home. This is also a good way of giving back to the environment by cutting down on waste that will only add to the already polluted surroundings. when Today and tomorrow where Artisans, Dr. VB Gandhi Marg, Colaba contact 22673040


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WEEKEND PLANNER

Afternoon Despatch & Courier

13, 2010 2013 MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17,

Spa & Beauty

Exhibition pAintingS on poetry

men’S SpeCiAlS At muDrAA SpA

Keeping in mind the needs of today’s men, Mudraa Spa has created special spa packages which will leave you rejuvenated, allowing you to take on your hectic schedules with renewed vitality. They are offering packages such as the 90 Minute Relaxer, 120 Minute Complete Relaxation, 3 Hour Complete Bliss and 4 Hour Premium. V Makineni, owner of Mudraa Spa, says “At Mudraa, we believe in complete holistic wellness which the busy and hectic city life keeps most of us away from. Our list of special spa treatments and packages has been specially designed keeping in mind the needs of today’s men.” When Ongoing, from 10am to 10pm Where Mudraa Spa, 1st Floor, N. K. M. International House, 178 Backbay Reclamation, Marine Drive Contact 66346662/ 6634 6663

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This weekend, get ready to gaze into the future as Phoenix Marketcity hosts Astro Weekend. You can peep into your destiny and unlock the mystical world with the enchanting crystal ball or seek insights about the future from a tarot card reader or a palmist. Those of you who are more adventurous can indulge in an exciting mind reading session. Rajendra Kalkar, senior center director of Phoenix Marketcity, says, “Through the Astro Weekend we wanted to provide our guests with yet another interesting entertainment option. At the Astro Weekend people can look forward to unique activities such as mind reading, crystal ball gazing and tarot card reading.” When September 13 to 15 Where Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla Contact 25115773

Sing your heart out and unleash your inner rockstar as Loca Loca hosts karaoke nights every Monday. Groove to the tunes of DJ Wilbur every Wednesday as they celebrate their DJ night. To top it all, enjoy happy hours throughout the week. Owner of Loca Loca, Pragnesh Rai says, “Here at Loca Loca, every hour is happy! 6.30 to 9pm being the happiest! We have a buy-one-get-one free offer, on all domestic alcohol and on our special Cubanito’s everyday!” So, make your nights interesting by dropping in at Loca Loca. When Ongoing Where 8, Vora Building, 3rd Road, Khar (W) Contact 30932030

Art At Sofitel

You can now pay in installments for your beauty services as well. Runah Salon of Lower Parel is offering its beauty services on EMI plans. You can avail of an EMI plan for services that cost `3,000 and above. Manager Mariya Ansari from Runah Salon tells us, “We come up with a lot of packages and services for our customers. And every service varies from price to price, so in order to provide additional benefit for our customers, we came up with this new EMI plan so that they can avail any service worth `3,000 and above.” When Ongoing Where 1st floor, Powerhouse Gym, Opposite Phoenix mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W) Contact 24941111/ 9833921960

AStro WeeKenD At phoeniX mArKetCity

KfC riCe boWlS

theme nightS At loCA loCA

Sofitel Mumbai is hosting an exhibition for art aficionados in the city that will display creative work from artists such as Kishore Roy, Ashok Dhivare, Ganpat Bhadke, Raghu Neware and Avinash Mokashe. The exhibition is called ArtGold and will be headed by Aatul Tolani. Themes of the exhibition include cityscapes, contemplative masks, evolving phases and the search of eternity. Sanjeev Advani, director of sales & marketing, says, “Design and culture are two of the three brand pillars of Sofitel Luxury Hotels along with gastronomy and culture. ArtGold’s exhibition at Sofitel Mumbai reflects our commitment to culture. The picturesque art pieces that we have exhibited in our lobby have been created by renowned award wining Indian artists and have intriguing themes.” Catch the exhibition before it ends. When Up to September 31 Where Sofitel Mumbai, Bandra Kurla Complex Contact 61175000

gonD Art eXhibition At the vieWing room

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Food There’s another, more delicious reason to visit KFC now — to try out their newly introduced rice bowls. Called Rice Bowlz, they are here to drive away lunchtime blues by giving you a complete meal in a bowl. With rice, gravy and your choice of chicken popcorn or veg strips, the bowls are a great idea for a quick lunch. They are priced at just `69 and `79, making them even more appetising. They also have a meal offer that includes a chilled Pepsi. General manager, Tarun Lal says, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new KFC Rice Bowlz. Rice is India’s favourite food and we wanted to serve it up with a signature KFC twist. Our innovation team took this up as a challenge and came up with Rice Bowlz, a unique combination of our signature recipe Popcorn Chicken served with flavourful rice and spicy gravy. We hope that consumers across the country enjoy it as much as we do.” Where KFC outlets across the city Contact www.kfc.co.in

A well-known artist from Gujarat, Ashok Khant is displaying his recent paintings in oil on canvas in the first half of this month. The series of paintings are titled Shabdarang and is an integration which is innovative and creative at the same time and depicts an artistic assimilation of his visual expressions through tonal harmony of colours and some amazing shade effects. A spokesperson of the exhibition says, “These creative endeavours are based on lyrical verses of an accomplished poetess Renu Gupta. All works reveal exuberance and rhythmic harmony between words and emotions expressed in calligraphy in the works.” When Up to September 16, from 11am — 7pm Where Nehru Centre Art Gallery (AC), Discovery of India Building, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli Contact 9879650675

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>> Check out Ashok Khant’s collection of creative paintings titled Shabdarang

The Viewing Room is hosting a group show of paintings titled Jangarh Kalam — Songs of the Forest by artists from Madhya Pradesh such as Jangarh Singh Shyam, Nakhusia Shyam, Durgabai Vyam, Subhash Vyam, Ram Singh, Urveti and Rajendra Shyam. The Viewing Room art gallery incharge and show curator, Qarun Thapar says, “Language of the soul is expressed in the brilliant hues of Gondi art. The signature styles are the essence of this tribal art form and are intrinsically used to fill the surface of their decorative patterns and motifs. The allusiveness and individualism of each Gond artist is defined by these signature styles.” When Up to September 21, from 11am to 7pm Where The Viewing Room, Elysium Mansion, 4th Floor, Walton Road, Colaba Causeway Contact 22830026/ 27

group eXhibition of vAriouS meDiumS

Four contemporary artists from New Delhi, Rakesh Kumar, Rattan Kumar, Suresh Kumar and Vijaya Ved, will display their latest paintings and sculptures in Jehangir Art Gallery. This group show illustrates the artists’ typical and innovative visual expressions on various mediums. Rakesh’s sculptures in marble show various human feelings in art forms resembling birds, animals, man and woman. Rattan’s paintings in acrylic colours on canvas show fantasy of colours in one’s life. Suresh’s sculptures in bronze reveal an uncommon display of realities of life in one’s journey, living alone or in groups. Vijaya’s work is in oil on canvas and demonstrates her command over the medium used and techniques adopted. A spokesperson from the exhibition says, “These art works reveal unique visual effects in realistic and semi-realistic styles of expressions showing the stark realities of life, spiritualism and other facets of life.” When Up to September 16, from 11 am to 7pm Where Jehangir Art Gallery, 161 B, M. G. Road, Kala Ghoda Contact 9810761323

pASotto At eAt — Deli.CAfé

If you want to sink your teeth into creamy cheese with spaghetti and tunnels of macaroni layered with tomato cream, try the newly introduced Pasotto at EAT — Deli.Café. Owner Vardhaman Choksi tells us, “At EAT — Deli.Café the food cooked is fresh and suits everyone’s taste buds. The Pasta and Risotto are highly sought after and can also be customised to suit one’s requirements such as spicy, non-spicy or Jain.” Visit soon to get your fill at the delightful new café. Where 13a/15, Dheeraj Arcade, Pali Naka, Ambedkar Road, Bandra (W) Contact 26400990

feStive giftS from Country of origin

With the festive season coming our way, it is time to figure out your gifting strategy. Country of Origin makes your job easier with their range of gourmet products and desserts that will serve as great gifting options. Some of their new offerings include red velvet cookies, chocolate fondant, hot chocolate spoons and the unique, chocolate syringe. Kiran Salaskar, founder of Country of Origin, tells us, “We travel the world to bring you the most exotic and lusciously tasty foods unlike any place you have experienced before. We are focused on providing natural ingredients produced by specialist and artisan suppliers, and have also conducted months of research and development, tasting and experimentation before presenting our desserts and goodies.” When Ongoing Where Country of Origin, Nepean Sea Road Contact 23642221/ 26244422

onAm At SAptAmi

Saptami is holding a food festival to celebrate the harvest festival of Kerala, Onam. The restaurant will not only be decorated with rangoli and a traditional lamp, there will also be ethnic music and the staff will be dressed in South Indian mundu and veshti outfits, with the hostesses wearing traditional saris. Executive chef Sudhir Pai has prepared a menu which includes specials such as Daal Vada, Kozhi Roast, Avial, Koottukari, Channadal Payasam and Pal Payasam. Executive chef, Sudhir Pal, says, “We have tried to be as authentic as possible and will be serving the meal in the traditional manner.” The brunch costs `799 on September 14 and 16, `999 on September 15 without alcohol and `1,199 including alcohol. When Up to September 16 Where Saptami, Holiday Inn, Mumbai International Airport, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri (E) Contact 40851800


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« STORE REVIEWS: CHROMAKEY & BLUSHH

Pretty & pricey Where 9, Taher Mansion, Opposite Yes Bank, 10-A, Napeansea Road ContaCt 23673081

>> Out of the many impressive items at Chromakey, we liked the Victorian Man Clock (on the wall in the image above ), the quirky lamp and tissue boxes (below)

Images: Madhurjya Saikia | HRM

Tejasvi Desai steps inside Chromakey - A Design Store, to see how strong a statement it can help your personal space make

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happy clutter of different shades and shapes greeted us as we entered Chromakey, which strongly resembles an upscale attic, but it’s actually on the ground floor. All of us have heard the saying ‘consumer is king,’ but as we explored the store, we realised how seriously they take these golden words. We were astounded to see that almost every item on display at this quirky design store could be customised according to our needs and preferences. The store is small, but by no means paltry. Excellent use of space has been made and every inch showcases their products. The store has designer clocks, desk lamps, laptop sleeves and personal organisers amongst many other items. Chromakey houses some unique designer pieces such as lamps made from the headlight of a Royal Enfield bike (`19,600) and for the laal-batti fan — a lamp made out of the headlight of an Ambassador car (`19,600). Their collection of lamps and wall clocks is quite diverse. The Victorian man clock (`11,500) will make any ordinary wall look splendidly regal and for a more modern look, we recommend the Gear clock (`9,350). From crazy soft-board pins to fun tissue boxes, they have it all. We fell in love with their Ah-choo tissue box (`2,100) and Speech bubble mouse-pads that are available in an assortment of colours (`400). Some items that you should definitely check out are their chairs. The Bounce chair (`39,900) that has a rubber grid in place of a normal seat looks extremely dangerous to sit on, but it really took us by surprise once we plonked ourselves on it. It is said to be able to easily support 150kgs! Another such chair was the Flux Chair (`8,500) which when not in use can be folded into an envelope. Yes, you read that right! The chair comes with a cushion and not only did it look trendy but was also comfortable to sit on. The store is full of such wacky stationery and décor items, big and small alike. Every round of the store you take, you are sure to discover something new, hiding in one of the shelves. The high prices could be the only downside in this collector’s paradise. So, if your excuse for not buying something is you wish it was available in another colour or style, think again because at Chromakey anything you want is possible, but obviously at a price and one that is definitely on the higher side.

« NEW LAUNCHES: FIND OUT WHAT’S JUST OUT IN STORES FunKy boxers by the boxer store

The Boxer Store, a website with a variety of uniquely designed boxers, has introduced a brand new collection called The Funky Drawer collection. This new range of boxers features mischievous, trendy designs that’ll make you want to log on immediately. From designs such as Kinky Sax (Tsk, it’s just images of a saxophone!) to I Am Drunk, with drunken text bubbles adorning the shorts, the collection features a large variety of designs. For the price they’re being offered for, we think that this value-for-money collection is worth a buy. Price `549 Where www.theboxerstore.co.in

Kazo’s autumn-Winter ColleCtion

Kazo has introduced its new autumn-winter collection that has a variety of design inspirations to choose from. The collection includes metallic designs with stud work, punk styling, structure fabrics, oriental prints and opaque styles. The range includes dresses, palazzo pants, jumpsuits, clutches and more. If you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe, this collection is worth a look. Price `500 onwards Where Kazo stores in the city

>> We particularly liked the neon range of bags and clutches at Blushh. Their tribal inspired collection, that includes bags and jewellery, is also quite impressive

A SMALL SURPRISE Blushh is a tiny, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it store located on Carter Road that sells merchandise that is funky, unique and affordable, says Dev Goswami

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ocated almost inside a general store, Blushh is not really noticeable from the road. So, if you’ve passed Carter Road without noticing this little accessories shop, we don’t blame you. It seems like a run-of-the-mill store that sells cheap knock offs. However, you’ll be surprised to find that each and every product on sale is an in-house design. It’s the perfect place to update your wardrobe for daily wear. They have a wide range of earrings, necklaces, bags, clutches and other accessories lined up neatly against the wall. The whole store can be classified according to the design inspiration behind the merchandise — there’s bling, feather-based jewellery, neon coloured bags and tribal inspired merchandise. The designs might be a bit loud, but they’re perfect for college students and young women and at the prices they are being sold at (`120-200), they’re worth picking up. If you’re looking for accessories that you can wear on a night out, they have a range starting from `850 that includes shiny earrings and necklaces. This range also includes a few long, feather earrings (`1,100) that are very eye catching. We also liked a pair of red-green-blue-yellow rhinestone earrings that would be perfect for a traditional function. Apart from jewellery and accessories, Blushh has several bags. You’ll find solid neon coloured bags, leather bags and clutches. A golden clutch that had (looked like) a panther on the handle (`1,600) also caught my attention. I liked a bright orange coloured one the most — there wasn’t anything unique about the design, but the finish and overall look made it stand out. Another funkier bag that will catch your fancy is the one in neon pink with skull impressions. However, if there was one thing that I was going to remember Blushh by, it would be their range of tribal bags. While the tribal inspired jewellery is okay, the bags are cute and definitely something that would add to your wardrobe. The texture is unique and the designs quite intricate. Blushh stands out because they have trendy designs that are affordable. You might not get stuff that you can wear at a posh dinner party, but for everyday wear and a casual night out, this is the place you should check out. Where Blushh, Opposite Costa Coffee, Carter Road, Khar (W) ContaCt 9819064145


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Afternoon Despatch & Courier

MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

Madhurjya Saikia | HRM

Royal Royce’

Priyanka Singh visited Royce’ with her not-so-sweet tooth, wondering what the hype surrounding this brand is all about. Read on to find out if she changed her mind by her last bite

>> (Left) The Royce’ sign takes inspiration from the Superman cartoon series. (Top) The Nama chocolates are their trademark and are priced at `995 for 20 pieces

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Where Palladium, Ground Floor, 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel signature nama chocolates `995 for a pack of 20 pieces contact 42951234

don’t have a sweet tooth. So, if I say that I had six cubes of chocolate back-to-back without feeling choco-swamped, and enjoyed every bit of it, then that says something about the chocolate I ate. The chocolate that I’m talking about comes from the famous Japanese brand, Royce’. Currently, out of the vast repertoire that falls under this brand, their most popular chocolates have made it to Royce’s first ever outlet in India. While many offerings were out of stock when we visited, we did manage to try their signature Nama chocolates and two other varieties. They currently have four variations of Nama chocolates: Ghana Bitter, Champagne (Pierre Morgan), Ecuador Sweet and Mild Cacao, dusted with generous amounts of cocoa powder. We tried all four of them and they just melt in the mouth! The Ghana Bitter, as the name suggests, will be loved by those who like their chocolate untainted by too much sugar. The Champagne block, which was our least favourite amongst the four, had an unfaltering whiff of champagne and Ecuador Sweet is for the folks who

PASTA BREAK! Madhurjya Saikia | HRM

Pastaa Bastta is a new, tiny but inviting eatery that’s opened up near Carter Road. Dev Goswami pops in for a visit and tells you what to expect from them Where Pastaa Bastta, Off Carter Road, Gangangiri Apartments, Shop no. 10, Khar (W) Meal for two `350 alcohol served No contact 88799947/48

>> Pastaa Bastta has a lovely seating arrangement. (Corner) The food is served in cardboard boxes and makes for a great quick bite

want their chocolate kick with a good sugar fix. Mild Cacao was perfectly milky and will be ideal to uplift you. After the Nama tasting session, we savoured their Pure Chocolate of Venezuela Bitter & Ghana Sweet variety (`995 for 40), which made a distinct click sound when we broke it, indicating the use of wholesome chocolate. Our last bite at Royce’ was that of Amande Chocolat (`1,665 for 360gm) that is available in an assortment of three (dark, milk and white) and has a roasted almond at the centre. Other items that we didn’t get to taste, but have heard a lot about, are thin slices of chocolate with berry flavoured centers called Prafeuille Chocolate (`995 for 30), chocolate coated potato chips (`775 for 190gm) and Criollo chocolate (`845 for 24) which are made from some of the world’s rarest cacao beans. Royce’ — as you must have noticed while reading the name — ends with an apostrophe. That’s to make the name spell six letters, since the Japanese consider six lettered names lucky. However, with the chocolates that they manufacture, I think that dropping the apostrophe will not make a blip of a difference to their reputation.

What’s cOOKing? We tell our readers (that’s you!) what’s new on the food front... Mad Over Donuts, Kurla

We’ve got good news for donut lovers. Mad Over Donuts has opened another outlet! Their donuts make for perfect post-lunch dessert or as a gift. Now, you can enjoy their range of eggless desserts from their new Breach Candy branch. Where: 65 Bhulabhai Desai Road, Warden Road Near Amarsons, Breach Candy

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astaa Bastta is predominately a delivery place. However, that doesn’t stop this tiny Italian restaurant from having chic, inviting décor. It follows a no-door design and has a charming half-wall that works both as a table and as a partition between the alfresco seating outside and the interiors. You can sit at the table, watching the busy street, yet be away from all the bustle of the area — now if only we had the view of the Arabian Sea that is a few hundred meters away. Their menu includes different kinds of pasta along with a few salad options. They also have a make-your-own-pasta option, where you can choose from a variety of pastas, sauces and toppings. We opted to start with the Bocconcini Salad (`160) which had a mix of leaves, cherry tomatoes, olives, balsamic dressing and of course, mozzarella pieces. For the price, the salad was as good as it could get. You won’t go back home raving about it, but you won’t regret spending the money on it either. Coming to the pasta, we decided to try a few of their signature recipes: Quattro Formaggi (`140), Ragualla Bolognese (`130) and Carbonara (`180). First things first — I was really impressed by the quantity. Even though we had asked for a half of each dish, it seemed that it would be enough for one person (and it was). The Quattro Formaggi is a four cheese pasta and I loved it for the fact that apart from that slight hint of sauce, nothing came in the way of appreciating the cheeses. It is a simple dish with not many flavours… perfect for a cheese lover. We tried the Bolognese next, which is quite filling. Again, it was a simple dish with the basic, but satisfying flavours of meat and herbs. It

looks a bit on the spicier side, however it is not so at all and instead has a slightly tart aftertaste due to the sauce and tomatoes. We left the Carbonara for the end and I was very happy that we did. It had a rich, creamy taste with the shavings of parmesan cheese and bits of bacon making this a heavenly dish. Add to that the egg cream sauce that the pasta was cooked in and it makes for a dish that you just can’t stop eating. My only misgiving was that I would’ve preferred a few more bacon pieces — but then, you can never have enough bacon, can you? Overall, we had a satisfying time at Pastaa Bastta — the food was tasty and filling. I can’t say I’ve never had such dishes but I will definitely go back for a quick bite. I recommend that you do the same and when you do, do not miss out on their crispy, dripping in garlic butter and oh-sodelicious garlic bread. Pastaa Bastta is worth a visit, and when I say visit, I mean it literally. They deliver, but the experience at the eatery is something you don’t want to miss out on.


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Interview

Afternoon Despatch & Courier Special

MUMBAI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 03, 13, 2010 2013

career speak Karan Kundra was first spotted by Ekta Kapoor on Facebook and after impressing her with his talent, bagged the chance to play the lead role of Arjun Punj in her serial Kitni Mohabbat Hai, which airs on NDTV Imagine. l He also played Veeru in Baytaab Dil Ki Tammana Hai. l In Aahat he played a ghost. l In May 2010, he participated in the dance reality show Zara Nachke Dikha. l

>> While debuting Bollywood actor Karan Kundra has never experienced a supernatural experience himself like in his latest movie, he believes there is something out there

Gearing up for Bollywood Punjabi actor Karan Kundra is all set to make his Bollywood debut with Horror Story, releasing today. Rohit Pramar talks to him about acting in the experimental film, whether he believes in the supernatural and what other projects he has lined up

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alandhar boy Karan Kundra has come a long way. From debuting as an actor as Arjun Punj in the popular romantic series Kitni Mohabbat Hai to hosting one of the most popular reality crime prevention shows Gumrah: End of Innocence, he has always been adventurous. Now, Karan is all set to make his Bollywood debut in Vikram Bhatt’s upcoming film Horror Story, which is due to hit the cinema on September 13. In an exclusive conversation, he talks about the same and much more

Tell us about your film Horror Story and your role in it. As the name suggests, it’s a horror story. It’s an experimental film made on the lines of I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream. It’s a movie made for a young audience who are up for a good scare. I play Neil, a musician who is going to the U.S. He is a logical guy and always tries to find solutions. He travels to the U.S. where seven of his friends give him a farewell in a hotel which is haunted. That’s how the story begins.

What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? I would like to see myself as an established Bollywood actor. By that I mean I would like to

You’ve also dabbled with Punjabi cinema. What’s happening on that front? My next Punjabi film Mere Yaar Kaminey is releasing on October 11. It’s a phenomenal film. My other film Control Paaji Control, which is currently under post-production will release on November 29.

Have you ever experienced any supernatural incidents similar to those in the movie? I have personally never experienced any supernatural incidents. My dad is 71-years-old and he is the most logical person I’ve ever met, but he doesn’t deny the supernatural. So, I can’t say there are ghosts as I haven’t seen one myself. But I know there’s something out there. What kind of films would you like to do — a big multi-starrer film or a small film with a lead role? As an actor, I’m open to possibilities and any sorts of ideas. I would like to do both as I enjoy doing a variety. But, I would obviously like to do good work and give my 100% to whatever I commit to.

Your next film is Rum Pum Posh. How different is your character compared to Neil in Horror Story? Both the films are completely different and so are my characters. Horror Story is a horror film and Rum Pum Posh is a psychological thriller. I had a great time shooting both the movies.

>> Catch Horror Story in theatres today do more films and work with the best directors. Personally speaking, I just want to be content and happy with what I have.

You’re also seen as a host on crime prevention show, Gumrah. Do you think we need more shows like that? I don’t need think we need more crime shows. We already have enough. However, we need to become more responsible. The existing crime shows need to stop sensationalising the story and get to the root of the problem. That’s what we do in Gumrah, we get into the psychological side of the crime and find why someone commits such crimes. We don’t care about TRPs nor do we sensationalise. As a society, we really need to transform and for the better.

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TODAY’S BEST VIEWING

STAR PLUS

 In tonight’s episode, Ahmedabad contestant Heena Prasoon will make her way to the hot seat . She reveals to Mr. Bachchan that she can speak 5 languages and had also done ramp modeling. She gifts AB a blank card and asks him to write ‘I love you’ on it and gift it to Jaya. Another contestant Jyoti Saini who hails from Chandigarh also gifts ‘Kadule’ to Mr. Bachchan for Aardhya. Sony TV, 8.30 p.m.

P.M. 2.00 Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi..Meri Bhabhi 2.30 Diya Aur Bati Hum 3.00 Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara 3.30 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai 4.00 Saraswati Chandra 4.30 Diya Aur Bati Hum 5.00 Junior MasterChefUstaadon Ka Tadka 5.30 Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha 6.00 Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon-Ek Baar Phir 6.30 Ek Gahr Banaunga 7.00 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 7.30 Saraswati Chandra 8.00 Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi..Meri Bhabhi 8.30 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behnaa Hai 9.00 Diya Aur Bati Hum. 9.30 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain 10.00 Pyar Ka Dard Hai…. 10.30 Ek Veer Ki Ardaas – Veera 11.00 Saraswati Chandra

 Laajo agrees to come back to Delhi with Nikhil for her parents sake. Laajo and Nikhil come back to Delhi. Barkha is shocked to see Laajo back. What will Laajo do now? Will Barkha accept her? Life Ok, 7.30 p.m .

P.M. 2.00 Revenge 3.00 Masterchief Australia 11.00 Breaking Bad

THE DICTATOR

 The Republic of Wadiya is ruled by an eccentric and oppressive leader named Hafez Aladeen. Aladeen is summoned to New York to a UN assembly to address concerns about his country’s nuclear weapons program, but the trip goes awry. HBO, 9 p.m.

SOAPS & SERIALS

KAUN BANGEGA CROREPATI

GUSTAKH DIL

BREAKING BAD

 Hank is like a dog with a bone and keeps digging into Gus Fring’s business dealings despite Walt’s attempts to get him to stop. When Hank learns that Gus has a warehouse operation, Mike and a crew have to get rid of any trace of drugs on the premises. The Cartel however is lying in wait. When Jesse expresses concern over his future well-being Gus asks him over for dinner and asks him one question: can he cook Walt’s recipe without Walt’s assistance. Skyler meanwhile gets a visit from her old boss who reveals that he’s about to undergo an IRS audit. Star Worl d, 11 p.m.

UP CLOSE & DANGEROUS

 UP CLOSE AND DANGEROUS takes viewers behind the scenes of wildlife filmmaking for a look at some of the most alarming animal encounters ever caught on film. The filmmakers who captured these harrowing moments are among the best in the world, and they’ve joined us to tell their tales. Some of the highlights include a surprise charge by a protective silverback gorilla; a hairraising face-to-lens encounter with a wild wolf and an elephant seal brawl that catches a cameraman off guard. Anim al Planet, 7.30 p.m.

MAN VS. WILD

 Plunge into more extreme adventures with Bear Grylls in MAN VS. WILD only on the Discovery Channel. In each episode, Grylls

JURASSIC PARK 3

is left stranded in a region and uses his efforts to survive and find a way back to civilization. Using his specialist survival techniques, he attempts to navigate his way through these environments and make it out alive. Along the way, he braves the biting cold, treks through desolate deserts, encounters dangerous predators and for food he has to make do with whatever he can catch or find – dead or alive! Di scover y, 11 p.m.

TECH TOYS 360

 Tech Toys 360 features the most progressive and inspiring innovations from around the globe. From groundbreaking supercars to glass pool tables to high-speed motorcycles - meet the creators, designers, and engineers behind these revolutionary technologies. Discover y Science, 9 p.m .

SCIENCE IMPOSSIBLE

 Science Impossible: We’ve seen them for decades on highrated shows like Ripley’s Believe It or Not and in best-selling books like the Guinness Book of World Records. And yet, we are never given the answer to our most burning questions: How is this possible? In these riveting two hours, we capture feats that are unbelievable, inexplicable and seemingly impossible – and then investigate scientifically how these feats are possible. Each episode explores four different strange cases. Histor y, 9 p.m .

MOVIES OF THE DAY

 Dr. Alan Grant is now a happy man with the previous incidents of Jurassic Park now behind him. Grant is that happy that he announce in public, that nothing on Earth can persuade him back onto the islands. Maybe nothing, except Paul Kirby. Kirby and his wife, Amanda want a plane to fly them over Isla Sorna, with Dr. Grant as their guide. But not everything Kirby says is true. When the plane lands, Dr. Grant realizes that there is another reason why they are there, that he doesn’t know of. Now, Dr. Grant is stuck on an island he has never been on before, with what was a plane journey now turned into a search party. Starring Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni. Star Mov ies, 9 p.m.

THE GRUDGE 3

 In Chicago, the boy Jake is interned in a mental institution and his therapist Dr. Sullivan does not believe that he is haunted by the ghost of the boy Toshio. When Jake is killed in his cell with all his bones broken, Dr. Sullivan decides to investigate further with open-mind. Meanwhile, Lisa, who is the sister of the super Max of Jake’s building, steals the key of apartment 305 to have sex with her boyfriend Andy. When she realizes that the spot is a crime scene, she immediately returns to her apartment, where she lives with Max and their sister Rose. In the meantime, the Japanese Naoko decides to travel from Tokyo to Chicago to stop the curse of her sister Kayako. She meets Lisa and tells that she needs hers and Rose’s help her to stop the fiend of her sister, but Lisa does not accept the offer. Zee Studi o, 6.55 p.m.

THE TOWER

 On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his daughter Hana to work the event. His Christmas is saved when Yoon-hee, the food mall manager with a secret crush on Dae-ho,

ZEE CAFÉ

P.M. 2.00 Pretty Little Liars 3.00 The Elien Degreneres Show 4.00 Just for Laughs 6.00 Pretty Little Liars 7.00 The Elien Degreneres Show 7.30 Body of Proof 8.00 The Big Bang Theory 9.00 Lost 10.00 Pretty Little Liars 11.00 Body of Proof P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 5.00 6.00 6.30 7.00 7.30 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00 P.M. 1.30 4.00 6.00 8.00 8.30 10.30 11.00

MURDER 3

 A hot-shot fashion and wildlife photographer Vikram (RandeepHooda) gets into a relationship with a waitress from a lounge, Nisha (Sara Loren). She moves in with him in his palatial house outside of the city. The old world house, made decades ago is as beautiful as scary it is. It holds many secrets which Nisha is soon to unearth; of the life of the man who made it and of Vikram, who is dealing with the mysterious disappearance of his former girlfriend Roshni (AditiRao). M ax, 9 p.m .

LISTING

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LIFE OK

Best of Savdhana India Gustakh Dil Devo Ke Dev Mahadev Savitri

10.30 Jai Jai Jai Bajarangbali. 11.00 Rishton Ke Bhawar Mein Uljhi Niyati P.M. 2.00 3.00 3.00 3.30 4.00 4.30 5.00 5.30

7.30 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30 11.00

SAB TV

Taarak Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir FIR Taarak Mehta Ka… Taatak Mehta… Baal Veer Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Jeanie Aur Juhu Baal Veer Taarak Chidiya Ghar Jeanie Aur Juju Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir FIR Taarak Mehta

DISCOVERY KIDS

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The Amazing Spiez Transformers Prime Kids vs Film Wild Kratts Amazing Spiez 1001 Nights Sally Bollywood Adventures of Tintin Transformers Prime Kids vs Film Wild Kratts 1001 Nights

SCIENCE

P.M. 2.00 Monsters Inside Me 3.00 Through The Wormhole with Morgan Freeman 4.00 Heavy Metal Task Force 4.50 Food Detectives 5.15 How It’s Made 6.00 Weaponology 7.00 Mythbusters

Jurassic Park 3, Star Movies, 9 p.m.

offers to babysit Hana during the party. Meanwhile, Young-ki the legendary fire chief of Yoido Station has finally promised his first holiday date night to his long suffering wife. The party is in full swing with the spectacular sight of two helicopters flying overhead just to spray snow on the partygoers and make everything perfect. When unthinkable disaster strikes, Dae-ho and Youngki must summon all their strength and courage to save the lives of thousands but at what cost to themselves and their loved ones? Pix, 9 p.m.

AAJ KA RAAVAN

 A Journalist is shot to death at the doorstep of Shanti, also a Journalist, who swears that she will bring the culprit, Vishtar Nath, to justice. She goes to file a report at the local Police Station and her report is taken by Inspector Raman Khatri, thereafter her house is searched, drugs are found, and she is arrested, but later released after an honest Police Inspector Vikram Singh, finds out that the drugs were planted in her house by a Police Constable. Shanti gets molested one night, and a man, Shankar, comes to her rescue, she makes him her brother and ties a Raakhee on his arm. Then Shankar comes across evidence that may implicate Vishtar, and he takes it to Assistant Commissioner of Police Rathod. Shankar does not realize that he has opened up a Pandora’s box that will endanger his life, as well as the lives of his girlfriend, Ramkali, as well as Vikram and Shanti.B4U, 11 p.m .

BIG CBS LOVE

Game 90210 Game Entertainment Tonight Dexter Game Rules of Engagement 90210 Entertainment Tonight Rules of Engagement Game 90210 Dexter Game

SONY TV

Gippi Ishaqzaade Crime Patrol Dastak Anamika Kaun Banega Crorepati CID Crime Patrol

ZEE TV

P.M. 2.00 Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se 2.30 Ek Muthi Aasman 3.00 Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi 3.30 Pavitra Rishta

Duck Dynasty, History, 10.30 p.m.

9.00 Do Dil…Ek Jaan 9.30 Junoon-Aisi Nafrat, To Kaisa Ishq 10.00 Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai-Ajab Sa Risk Hai 10.30 Savdhaan India

COLORS

P.M. 1.30 Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai-Ajab Sa Risk Hai 2.30 Gustakh Dil 3.00 Devo Ke Dev Mahadev 3.30 Do Dil..Ek Jaan 4.00 Shapath 5.00 Best of Savadhaan India 7.30 Gustakh Dil 8.00 Devo Ke Dev Mahadev 8.30 Savitri 9.00 Do Dil…Ek Jaan 9.30 Junoon-Aisi Nafrat, To Kaisa Ishq 10.00 Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai-Ajab Sa Risk Hai 10.30 Savdhaan India

SAHARA ONE

P.M 2.00 Rishton Ke Bhawar Mein Uljhi Niyati 2.30 Haunted Nights 3.00 Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa: Film. Salman Khan 6.00 Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage 6.30 Jhilmil Sitaron ka Aangan Hoga 7.00 Jai Jai Jai Bajarangbali 7.30 Best of Haunted Nights 8.00 Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage 8.30 Jai Jai Jai Bajarangbali 9.00 Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan Hoga. 9.30 Rishton Ke Bhawar Mein Uljhi Niyati 10.00 Haunted NightsKangann

Secrets of the Taj Mahal, NGC, 9 p.m.

ZEE MARATHI

P.M. 2.00 Tu Tithe Mee 2.30 Tuze Maze Jamena 3.00 Honar Soon Me Hya Gharchi 3.30 Radha Hi Bawri 4.00 Pakke Shejari 5.00 Tu tithe Mee 5.30 Honar Soon Me Hya Gharchi 6.00 Tuze Maze Jamena 6.30 Home Minister 7.00 Tu Tithe Mee 7.30 Radha Hi Bawri 8.00 Honnar Suun Me Hya Gharachi 8.30 Mala Saasu Havi 9.00 Tuze Maze Jamena 9.30 Pakke Shejari 10.30 Radha Hi Bawari 11.00 Honar Soon Me Hya...

ANIMAL PLANET

P.M. 1.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 7.30 8.00 9.00 10.00 P.M. 2.00 3.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 8.30 9.00

River Monsters Animal Planet’s A to Z The Big Scheme TV with Teeth Yeh Mera India Ultimate Killers Up Close & Dangerous River Monsters Yeh Mera India Animal Planet’s A To Z

DISCOVERY

Discover India Machines of Malice Wild Connections Dual Survival How Do They Do It Destroyed In Seconds Indian Ocean With Simon Reeve 10.00 Gator Boys 11.00 Man vs Wild

DOORDARSHAN

DDI (Main Channel)

P.M. 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 4.35 5.00 5.05 5.30

6.00 6.30 6.55 7.00 7.15 7.35 7.55

News in Marathi Jini Ani Mini Sukh Pahata Lochani Mazi Maye Bhumika News in Marathi Een Meen Teen Pimpal Pan Suvarnakshan Krishi Varta Swastha Bharat Vandu Ganesha-Ganpati Aarti News in Marathi Dial 100 Mohini Vandhu Ganesha-

MOVIE CHANNELS

P.M. 12.25 2.00 4.25 6.30 9.00 11.20 A.M. 7.40 10.30 P.M. 1.15 2.45 4.25 6.50 9:00 10.00 11.15

STARMOVIES

Wanted The Mummy Lcok Out John Carter Jurassic Park III Con Air Con Air Jurassic Park

HBO

Lay The Favorite Coyote Ugly Rock On!! Aisha The Ghost Is Seen The Dictator Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

A.M. 8.00 Scary Movie 3 9.25 Kick-Ass 11.15 Mirror Mirror

ZEE STUDIO

STAR WORLD

Gustakh Dil, Life Ok, 7.30 p.m.

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Ganpati Aarti News Samachar Pavitra Bandhan Yeh Zindagi Hai Gulshan 9.30 Saraswatichandra 10.00 JOKER: Film. Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 4.30 5.00 5.30

Samachar. News Sports News PSBT Samachar The News Samachar Rajyon Se Samachar

How It’s Made Tech Toys 360 Weaponology Monsters Inside Me

P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 6.30 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 10.30 11.30

Food Tech History Untamed Superhuman Medicine Men Gone Wild Duck Dynasty Pawn Stars Shark Wranglers History Untamed Science Impossible Pawn Stars Duck Dynasty Ancient Aliens

P.M. 2.00 3.00 3.30 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00

Man Eater Manhunt Emergency Room Most Amazing Moments Taboo Caught in the Act Most Amazing Moments Customs Secrets of the Taj Mahal Breakout Taboo

HISTORY CHANNEL

NAT. GEOGRAPHIC

STAR CRICKET

P.M. 2.00 Pakistan Tour of India 12/13 2nd T20 3.00 NZ A Tour of India A 2013 1st ODI 3.30 Jai Ho 4.00 Champion Ka Champion 5.00 ICC Champions Trophy 2013 final Eng v India 6.00 Champions Ka Champion 7.00 Pak Tour of India 2nd T20 8.00 Superstar Football: 8.30 NZ A Tour of India h/ls 9.00 Champions Ka Champion 10.00 Champions League Twenty20 11 h/ls 11.00 Champions Ka Champion

ESPN

8.00 8.20 8.30 9.00

DDII (Metro Channel)

8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00

Joker, DDI, 10 p.m.

6.05 Metro Scan 6.30 Business Wrap. 7.00Samachar 7.30Focus 8.00News Night 8.15Samachar 8.30News Night 10.00 Aamne Samne 10.30 Raat Saddhe Dus 11.00 Khel Samachar

P.M. 2.00 Champions League Twenty 11 h/ls, Final 3.00 Champions Ka Champion 3.30 NZ a Tour of India A 2013 3rd ODI 4.00 Champions League Twenty 2011 h/ls 5.00 Liga Bbva 13/14 h/ls 5.30 Champions Ka Champion 6.00 Champions League Twenty20 11 h/ls 7.00 Champions Ka Champion 8.00 Champions League Twenty 12 h/ls 9.00 ICC World Twenty20 2012 Eng vs India 10.00 Jai Ho 11.00 Champions Trophy h/ls

P.M. 1.00 The Waterboy 2.55 Columbus Day 4.55 Surrogates 6.55George Of The Jungle 8.40 The Woman The Fifth 10.30 You Again A.M. 10.10 You Again P.M. 1.07 3.10 4.53 6.55 9.00 11.48 A.M. 8.30 10.27 P.M. 12.00 3.55 6.00 8.25 11.45 A.M. 8.50

PIX

ZEE TALKIES

P.M. 12.00 Yedyachi Jatra: Bharat Jadhav 3.00 Tula Shikvin Changla Dhada: Sanjay Narvekar 6.00 Pipanee: Makrand Anaspure 9.00 Marathi Tarakha 2012

CARTOON NETWORK

P.M. 1.00 2.30 3.00 4.00 4.30 5.00 5.30 7.30 8.00 11.00 A.M. 7.30 9.00 11.00

Oggy Ki Olly Tom and Jerry Tales Oggy and the Cockroches The Regular Show Adventure Time Ben 10 Ultimate Alien Oggy Special Oggy Ki Olli Bas Karo Henry My Friend Ganesha 3 Adventure Time

Hamara Dost Ganesha Oggy and the Cockroachess Gon

POGO

P.M. 1.00 Chhota Bheem In Junglee Kabeela 4.00 Mr Bean 5.00 Raju Dholakpurwala Special

The Condemned Talhotblond Hancock The Tuxedo The Tower Rocky IV Shrek 2 Hancock

STAR GOLD

Blood Stone Khudda Kasam Joy Maa Durga Beta Ho To Aisa Main Hoon Na

The Tower, Pix, 9 p.m.

Khrishna

MAX

P.M. 1.00 Bachna Aaye Haseeno: Manisha Lambha 5.30 Mission To Finish Terror: Hari Kumar 8.00 Murder 3: Randeep Hooda A.M. 7.00 Naksha: Sunny Deol 10.30 Meri Jung-One Man Army: Rahul Dev

ZEE CINEMA

P.M. 3.00 Parivaar: Mithun C 6.00 Hindustani Yodha: Nagarjuna 9.00 Journey Bombay To Goa: Raju S

CVO

P.M. 2.00 Guneghar: Mithun C 5.30 Wafadaar: Rajnikant, Padmini K 9.00 Agni Varsha: Amitabh A..M. 10.25 Kahani Kismat Ki: Dharmendra

FILMY

P.M. 12.00 Dharamyudh: Sunil Dutt 3.00 Kahani Ek Chor Ki: Jeetendra, Moushmi C 6.00 Takkar: Jeetendra 9.00 Jo Bole So Nihal: Sunny Deol A.M. 9.00 Dor: Ayesha Takia, Shreyas Talpade

B4U

P.M. 12.00 Mr Natwarlal: Amitabh Bachchan 4.00 Jungle: Fardeen Khan 8.00 Bhootnath: Amitabh B, Juhi Chawla 11.00 Aaj Ka Raavan: Mithun C, Shalini K

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A.M 8.00 Vishwas: Jeetendra, Aparna Sen

Murder 3, Max, 9 p.m. 6.30 Chhota Bheem Marathon 8.00 Chhota Bheem And Krishna vs Zimbara 9.30 Pokemon 10.00 Takeshi’s Castle 10.30 Sunaina 11.00 MAD A.M. 8.00 Chhota Bheem 8.30 Soori Poori 9.00 Raju Dholakpurwala Special 10.30 Dholakpur Express Stunt P.M. 2.00 3.30 4.30 5.00 7.00 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30 P.M. 2.00 4.30 5.00 5.30 6.30 7.00 8.00 8.30 10.00

DISNEY CHANNEL Doraemon Phineas and Ferb Art Attack Doraemon Chhuti Bang Bang Best of Luck Nikki Disney Q S2 Shake It Up Best of Luck Nikki Slokk Disney Q

DISNEY XD

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TOP VIEW This is not to say that ambitious reform is not good, or is not warranted to sustain growth for the next decade. But India does not need to become a manufacturing giant overnight to fix its current problems.

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

BROKERAGE RECOMMENDATIONS Kotak Securities calls a ‘Buy’ on IDFC CMP: Rs. 95

Nifty At 200 DMA

IDBI Capital calls a ‘Buy’ on Bajaj Corp CMP: Rs. 262

NSE India: CNX Nifty — Daily Market Report for: Friday (September 13, 2013) (Based on the activity of the previous trading day) by Dominic Rebello

REVIEW OF THE PREVIOUS DAY The Nifty fell substantially on Thursday (September 12, 2013) a net 62.45 points (1.06%) and closed at the 5850 point level. The market opened up with a gap at the 5931 points level. It then rose by a point and registered the day’s high at the 5932 points level at 9.16 a.m. The index then declined sharply into the red and turned into a range bound movement until 2.20 p.m. It then declined further and registered the day’s low at the 5815 points level at 2.35 p.m. The index then rose and turned into a range bound movement until closing at the day. The moved in a range of 116 points and closed below the psychologically important 5900 points level. Sentiment was bearish and amongst the 50 Nifty stocks 37 were losers, 12 were gainers and 1 remained unchanged. All the sectoral indices barring realty and FMCG closed in the red. Substantial selling was seen banking, banking and consumer durables stocks.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Volume: Volume (Qty shares) increased 17.55%. This change is substantial and indicates a wide participation by investors. OUTLOOK FOR TODAY: On Japanese candlestick patterns the index after having formed five consecutive white body candles has formed a black body candle on higher volumes. This is negative. However, the 15 days moving average has crossed above the 25 days moving average. Further, the index is above the 5, 15, 25 and 200 days moving averages. Moreover, velocity parameters continue to remain positively trended. All these indicate a positive bias. Investors are advised to hold long positions.

Work with strict stop losses on all positions

Market Breadth: Overall Market Breadth on the NSE was neutral. Amongst all the traded stocks, 655 were gainers, 701 were losers and 72 remained unchanged.

Slow Stochastic Indicator: The Slow Stochastic Oscillator has declined in the over-bought zone. The Slow K line in the Stochastic Oscillator has dropped below the slow D line (negative and a sell signal). However, such signals are considered invalid in the over-bought zone.

RSI Indicator: The RSI fell and crossed below the 60 level and is now declining (negative if it continues).

MACD Indicator: The MACD is above zero and is rising (positive if it continues). It is above its 9-day Average (positive).

ADX Indicator & DI Lines: The +DI line is above the –DI line but both lines are converging (negative if it continues). The ADX is flat while the Market Index is falling. No signal here. MOVING AVERAGES (TREND INDICATORS)

The index: Is above its 5-day average (at 5786) Positive Is above its 15-day average (at 5538) Positive. Is above its 25-day average (at 5535) Positive. Is above its 200-day average (at 5838) Positive

Overall Market Strength/Weakness: The indicators and oscillators discussed here are indicating a strong market but with a negative bias. Support Levels: For short-term traders the immediate main sup-

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Target Rs. 137

Fewer available opportunities in refinancing segment along with slower drawdown from existing sanction book are likely to impact IDFC's loan book. During FY13, more than 50% of balance sheet growth can be attributed to refinancing of operating assets, as per the management commentary. Fewer available opportunities in refinancing segment along with slower drawdown from existing sanction book are likely to impact IDFC's loan book. During FY13, more than 50% of balance sheet growth can be attributed to refinancing of operating assets, as per the management commentary. Similarly, since Q3FY13, IDFC's loan book has been dragged by lower refinancing demand as well as sluggish greenfield projects.

Target Rs. 293

Remains attractive over medium term; reiterate BUY: We continue to like BJCOR for its demonstrated consistency and outperformance in volume growth over past many quarters, strong brand equity of ADHO, healthy return ratios (37% RoE/RoCE in FY13) and positive growth outlook for LHO category. We see NOMARKS acquisition is a step in the right direction, as BJCOR’s strong distribution network and financial muscle will provide the brand a strong platform to take off going forward. We believe this acquisition also partially addresses the issue of effective utilisation of cash for BJCOR (it had Rs4.6 bn cash and equivalents as of Jun’13). Mgmt expects this acquisition to be EPS decretive in FY14, before being EPS accretive from FY15 onwards. We have not factored this acquisition in our earnings due to lack of detailed information on financials. Maintain BUY with price target of Rs 293. port is at the 5692 points level. The next support is at the 5561 points level.

Resistance Levels: The immediate main resistance is at the 5936 points level. The next resistance is at the 6104 points level.

Pivot Point Analysis: For intra-day traders the support and resistance levels are calculated according to the pivot point theory and are: Pivot point = 5866 (This is the level where the trend is likely to change during intra-day). Support (1) = 5800. Support (2) = 5750. Resistance (1) = 5917. Resistance (2) = 5982.

         

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eviewers are often asked why we bother to review some films—either the totally hopeless ones that won’t go beyond the first show, or the ones that are so obviously meant for a mass audience that negative reviews won’t make a dent. Some films really are critic proof and some deliberately provoke by their crudeness or violence, and then boast that they know the pulse of the audience. So, for a change, this reviewer will play truant and not watch Grand Masti (boys will chortle when they say the title, others might not get it). A sequel of sorts to Indra Kumar’s 2004 film Masti, this one reportedly takes lewdness to another level. If the censors have passed it and audiences are willing to watch it, what can be said— it’s their time, money and choice of entertainment. The first one was about three married men who want to have an affair because their wives are psycho—and the director did make them into wives from hell. It justified the men’s desire for extra-marital games. Such films are, by design, vulgar and sexist. The women are there to fulfill the bimbo quotient—act dumb, wear skimpy costumes and try not to look offended when the

A scene from the movie Grand Masti jokes are on them. For films like this in the Kya Kool Hain Hum mould, respect for women is outside the ambit of commercial consideration. The target audience is the ado-

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Unique classic like Masoom should not be remade: Producer Devi Dutt

A scene from the film Masoom and (inset) producer Devi Dutt

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hree decades ago, a modest yet masterpiece film Masoom produced by Devi Dutt (younger brother of legendary filmmaker-actor Guru Dutt) who gave Shekhar Kapur his directorial debut break, generated emotional tear-jerking waves with its heart-rending performances and awesome award-winning music score by R.D. Burman. Recently, the milestone movie which bagged five Filmfare awards, hit media headlines again, when it was reported that the maverick composer-singer-actor-producer Himesh Reshammiya was all set to launch its ‘remake’, that too with Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. Reacts the outspoken Devi Dutt, “Frankly speaking, a landmark film like Masoom ideally should not be remade. Because it’s an all-time

unique classic which was made with lot of ‘heart ‘n’ soul’. The success of Masoom was not pre-planned. There were a lot of impromptu improvisations made during the shoot by director Shekhar and it emerged a sterling masterpiece, which went on to bag multiple Filmfare awards. Then there would be inevitable comparisons with the original, as it has now happened with Zanjeer. Who knows, I may be wrong, but this is my honest reaction.” The unassuming producer has not only worked closely with the illustrious Shyam Benegal but is also related to him. Had Himesh contacted Devi for negotiations on the ‘remake’ of Masoom? “No, I have not met Himesh even once. That’s because his representative was in touch with me. In fact, I also discussed this matter with Gulzaar saab who is the writer and lyricist of Masoom.

lescent male, and maybe a young woman or two, who ‘doesn’t mind’ coarse humour, is‘sporting’ about the sexism— and declares that she is not a feminist. If Masti was offensive in many ways, just the poster of Grand Masti are hideous. One can almost guess what the film will be like—three men trying to be boys, running amok at a college reunion. Hollywood has its quota off the Guy Flick—American Pie being the template—about men going off the rails – getting drunk, stoned and losing their inhibitions, women being the target of most of the gags, no holding back the

He launched Mukta Arts, a film production company in 1982, and is considered a maverick filmmaker for making epic films that portray grandeur and very rich themes. The man who is known as an institute himself, created an institute called Whistling Woods International for aspirants of the world. The one and only Subhash Ghai is now ready with his magnum opus Kaanchi, ready for release on December 6, 2013. Here the filmmaker gets candid with Faisal Saif.

bawdiness. This kind of humour is not just cheap it smacks of desperation – do anything to make ‘em buy tickets. A large chunk of the audience is willing to leave its brains at home and are happy enough to get some ‘timepass.’ They don’t particularly care about the lack of good taste. The best comedies are the clean ones that don’t disrespect anyone, but those require wit and a genuine sense of humour, which the fastbuck filmmaker doesn’t possess. Anyway, to cut a long rant short, Grand Masti is not getting my time or money.

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Viveik waxes eloquent over Grand Masti Viveik Oberoi’s latest release is a sequel to his previous hit Masti titled Grand Masti releasing today. Sandeep Hattangadi spoke to Viveik about his new outing.

Masti was heavily criticised heavily for its ribald humour and below the belt jokes. Weren’t you afraid about acting in its sequel? Yes, I am afraid and that’s why we are telling the audiences through various media that Grand Masti is an adult film which falls in the sex comedy genre. If Indian audiences can enjoy the American Pie series and Hangover series, why this double standards for Hindi films?

Story was a flop? I feel I have succeeded in every film and the audience has loved me. I am sure that my role of Kaal in the forthcoming Krissh-3, will be remembered for a long time.

What are your forthcoming films? Sher, Sitare, Krissh-3, Khote Sikkay, the Shootout series and Prince-2.

Will this film find an audience? Yes. I am confident that the youth who enjoy ‘non-veg’ jokes will come to see it.

Was it tough shooting with the film’s six heroines? Well, the film has ‘adult’ jokes, ‘but no vulgarity as Indra Kumar abhors vulgarity. Since Riteish Deshmukh, Aftab Shivdasani and I have been friends for a long time, we were comfortable. To put the heroines at ease we played pranks on them. Were you disappointed that Jayantabhai Ki Luv

“Films work because of authors”

Re-discovering the Showman… My father was a doctor in Delhi. For me studies were never important during my educational days. I used to study the last minute of my exams and pass out with good numbers. I was the ‘hero’ of my college. I was more into dramas and other activities. I used to hide my talent from my father. Because in those days by doing dramas etc, you don’t get any jobs. Today is different, You see a talent in a kid and you bring him into any re-

ality show. In those days, there were no reality shows. But I never gave up on my talent. I used to act and direct plays for my University and received gold medals.

And the ‘Bombay (now Mumbai) journey’ started? Yes. I came to Mumbai and struggled for seven years and I did not get a job. In fact, I got a small role as an actor in Aradhana (1969) starring Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. I also tried to do bits and pieces as an actor in other films which I was not satisfied with. I started writing scripts and within one year, I discovered that I was selling six stories to six top directors of those days.

How did Kalicharan happen? While I started writing scripts, I wrote Kalicharan. N.N. Sippy loved the story and he offered me the film to direct as well. This is how my actual journey started. Kalicharan was my first hit film by the grace of God. From there, I never looked back. I gave 11 hits in a row after Vidhata. Why did your film Krodhi (1981) with Dharmendra not do well at the Box Office? It still gets appreciation on TV channels…

Every time I made a film, I was told that my films are ahead of time. Whenever any of my films flopped, I used to hear this general complaint. Krodhi was my style of film making or you may say it was my way of understanding cinema.

How about remaking it? How can I remake my films? Can I remake Kalicharan? Ram Lakhan? It will look stupid. How can I make these films again? I have worked so many years of my life, I want to excel myself. I cannot go back.

Tell us something about your new magnum opus Kaanchi. Now I am making Kaanchi which is a compromise in between my kind of cinema and current audience. I am making Kaanchi for my current audience. This is a very commercial film with lots of drama, joy, sorrow and entertainment. The way I used to make movies, I hope that I am able to satisfy my current audience. Because every Director has to match with the current audience because people will only respect you when you make a ‘Blockbuster’, doesn’t matter if you have given a great film. Great films are not respected. A hit film is always respected. Great films are respected on a lifelong basis, Especially, when you pass away or when you are gone (smiles).


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ACROSS: 1 Ac & 26 Dn 2013 IPL Purple Cap winner (6,5) 7 A disorder of the intestines (8) 8 Exchange fee (4) 10 Policies of Mao Zedong (6) 11 Venerate, adore (6) 14 Opp. of SSW (3) 16 Depress or demean (5) 17 Three in Hamburg (4) 19 Michelangelo masterwork (5) 21 Vaporous or foggy (5) 22 Imprecise (5) 23 Ex-Sri Lankan batsman Roy ___ (4) 26 Inflammatory swelling (5) 28 __ rummy (3) 29 Taken up and set down again, as with flagstones (6) 30 Old court comedian (6) 31 An Italian wine (4) 32 High-arched bridges (8) 33 Offload (6) DOWN: 1 Considered, judged or viewed (6) 2 Woman who practices yoga (6) 3 Land in Genesis (4) 4 "C" in S.P.C. A.? (7) 5 Bad tempered or scolding woman (5) 6 Kitchen tool (5) 8 Top-notch (1-3) 9 Suffix with expert (3) 12 Voice of America, in short (3) 13 Cylindrical larva (5) 15 Effort (5) 18 Moon valley (5) 19 Domestic hog (3) 20 French season (3) 21 State neighbouring Assam (7) 22 By way of (3)

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SUDOKU 1951 Sudoku is a number placing puzzle based on a 9x9 grid such several given numbers.To solve a Sudoku puzzle, every digit from 1 to 9 must appear in each of the nine vertical columns, in each of the nine horizontal rows and in each of the nine boxes.

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Today’s clue: R equals O

The Cryptoquip is a substitution cipher in which one letter stands for another.

23 Purify (6) 24 Monetary unit of Peru (4) 25 A European bird (6) 26 See 1 Across

27 Ex-Aussie skipper Border (5) 28 Ground Earth Station (3) 30 Match-winning off-spinner of yore (4)

SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S QUICK CROSSWORD ACROSS: 1 Lewis, 6 Tenby, 9 Ac & 21 Dn Michael Hussey, 10 Inapt, 11 A bead, 12 Glace, 13 Banshee, 15 VHF, 17 Udit, 18 Uproar, 19 Goons, 20 Chetan, 22 XLII, 24 Hur, 25 Buoyant, 26 Objet, 27 Usual, 28 Pedal, 29 Testban, 30 Myths, 31 Welty. DOWN: 2 Ennead, 3 Impost, 4 Sit, 5 While, 6 Teacups, 7 Elbe, 8 Bhabha, 12 Get on, 13 Bunch, 14 Niger, 15 Voila, 16 Fruit, 18 Uncut, 19 Gambles, 22 Xylene, 23 In fact, 25 Beats, 26 Oath, 28 Paw.

IRREGULAR SUDOKU 1770 To solve an Irregular Sudoku puzzle, every digit must appear once in:  Each of the vertical columns  Each of the horizontal rows  Each of the regions

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How many words of four or more letters can you make from the letters shown in today’s puzzle? In making a word, each letter may be used once only. Each word must contain the letter at the top of the pyramid. There should be at least one nine letter word. Plurals, foreign words and proper names are not allowed. Today’s ratings: 23 average; 26 good; 28 outstanding. YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION: alder, dale, deal, dealer, earl, easel, elder, else, lade, laden, land, lane, lard, larder, laser, lead, leaden, leader, lean, leaned, learn, learned, learner, lease, leased, leer, lend, lender, real, reel, renal, resale, sale, seal, sealed, sealer, slander, SLANDERER, sled, slender, snarl, snarled.

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Sagittarius Durgashtami Mool Dhan (Sagittarius) Bh.F.Dh. Grey 9

BIRTHDAY FORECAST: You will succeed in every endeavor and achieve excellent results in your work and career. An improvement in financial position spurs you on to take risks in new ventures, which proves immensely profitable. Personal affairs run into lots of problems. A misunderstanding with your mate or beloved could lead to separation. You will also be away from home most of the time due to travels. BABIES BORN TODAY: Will be healthy, active and long-lived. Will be emotional sensitive, loving and artistic. Friends tend to take advantage of good nature self- made person who will be successful in life. Overseas benefits are indicated.

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BEAU PEEP THE ADVENTURES OF LEGIONNAIRE BEAU PEEP

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ARIES (March 21 - April 20): You will strike a good bargain getting you immediate benefits. Concentrate on your routine work, which is now, poised for a major growth. Personal relationships are disappointing. Don’t let it bother you. You can’t please everybody. At times you can feel alone and forsaken.

TAURUS (April 21 - May 20): Take it easy with money matters. What you get today may not be quite what you expected but it is also not something to complain about. Patience will pay eventually. Changes around will have you rescheduling everything. You are likely to benefit from a cautious outlook.

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): A change of location is indicated for some of you. Overseas influences are strong and you will definitely gain. . Meetings and negotiations scheduled for today are bound to be successful. Your subordinates could give you a bit of trying time. If your beloved is away, you will hear from him/her today.

CANCER (June 21 - July 21): Don’t let negative thoughts upset you. There is a threat to becoming a victim of your own inhibitions. Give others the benefit of the doubt. Help and monetary gains are indicated. An outing this evening should cheer you up and make you more optimistic about the future.

LEO (July 22 - August 21): You will be making travel plans to scan new areas of interest and will come across some favorable job opportunities or business proposals. Students seeking admission to important university or college will get a favorable response. Home and family life is happy and congenial.

VIRGO (August 22 - September 21): You may just have to make sudden plans for travel out of town briefly. There may also be additional responsibilities coming your way, which you may not be in a position to shoulder right now. Be vocal about your difficulties and your sincerity will be appreciated.

LIBRA (September 22 - October 22): In a total turn around you may want do something new or unique. It is the right time to follow your instinct for you are sure to succeed. But do not listen to hearsay for others may not have good intensions. You can hedge your bets buy make sure it’s your own decision.

SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21): Partnerships will do very well and tremendous profits are indicated. Financially you will have an extremely rewarding day. Love life sparkles with happiness. Those keen on starting a family or moving house can look forward to some good news.

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 December 20): If you are now thinking of launching an independent career this is the right time to work in on it. You can start on a modest scale and can always expand later after gaining more confidence. Hard work may result in a bit of stress. Relationships are fine and without problems but hectic schedule leave you with not much time for romance or your loved one.

CAPRICORN (December 21 - January 19): Developments about a new proposal for work will take a favorable turn. A prestigious assignment, which you had been expecting, arrives finally. You will have a rush of energy and vigor that has been missing. You will be in the limelight for your recent achievements.

AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18): This is not a good day to discuss office matters or management policies. Others will not be receptive to your ideas. Perhaps you are not in your element today. Take time off to reflect or do something that you enjoy. Matters will improve by evening.

PISCES (February 19 - March 20): New work offers in partnership are not for you. Try to work independently you are more likely to gain in this way. Success is assured provided to stick to your own plans. You will be in the mood to take it easy and perhaps participate in a favorite pastime or hobby. You are suddenly in much demand and the in the spotlight. You will be in mood to splurge money on entertaining friends or organize a lavish get-together.


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ENIGMA CODE 622

ACROSS: 1 Junior topples painfully, flying by this means (3,10) 9 Beer taken round to France, possibly (7) 10 Brie transported by Scotsman from Spain (7) 11 Lives wildly, producing social problems (5) 12 Lame Cuban moved in this? (9) 13 Not suitable for stirring paint (5) 15 Amazing passages! (9) 17 Socialise and buy a lot of drinks (3,6) 18 Both worried about getting the right vibration (5) 19 Watch a boss make future plans (4,5) 22 Indian teacher crossed the water to an island (5) 23 Growth of a pet money-maker (7) 24 Growth of a pet money-maker (7) 25 Impose on weakness to get ahead after a deuce of a game (4,9)

DOWN: 2 Name in tax problems for one to be tested (9) 3 Vessel returns to the shallows (5) 4 A proper attitude to life includes something cultural (5) 5 Find the plague carrier fishy? (5,1,3) 6 It may make one weep to uncover it (5) 7 Resort to adulteration somewhere (8-5) 8 Pub to get tiddly here having married girl in Scotland (5,8) 10 One doctor with one bed - drunk ! (7) 14 Act to get a team to look away (4,5)

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Each colour in our code represents a letter. When you have cracked the code you will be able to make up seven words. The clue to first word is given to help you get started.

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The Clue: Dialogue

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SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S ENIGMA CODE OVERLY, LOVELY, VOLLEY, ORALLY, VALLEY, VOLLEY, YEARLY

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MATH PYRAMID 622 15 Most likely to be heard ordering those flashy clothes (7) 16 Managed to overturn the salt when telling the tale (9)

20 Wild oats, I find at anatomical openings? (5) 21 Mad R.A. collapse sensation! (5) 22 It's fun to wear (5)

SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S CRYPTIC CROSSWORD ACROSS: 1 Owner, 3 Beautiful, 6 Model, 7 Eking, 9 Henna, 10 Nailfiles, 11 Street clothes, 14 Accident-prone, 17 In the mail, 19 Evert, 20 Herod, 21 Anona, 22 Ambergris, 23 Norse. DOWN: 1 Octahedra, 2 Red-haired, 3 Balance in hand, 4 Thief, 5 Lines, 6 Minds, 7 Episcopalians, 8 Gulch, 12 On one's own, 13 Sportable, 15 Catch, 16 Elena, 17 Indra, 18 Error.

QUICK CROSS 622

ACROSS: 1 __ of Bangal (3) 4 ___ low, bide one's time (3) 5 Rains cats and dogs (5) 7 "___ you ready?" (3) 8 Air-force units e.g. (5) 10 "Goody Two Shoes" singer (3) 11 Anil, for one (3)

The goal of Math Pyramid is to fill the given pyramid with numbers such that the following three rules are satisfied. 1. A cell value must be sum or difference of the two cells below 2. A row cannot have duplicate numbers 3. A number cannot be less than 1 or more than the grid size

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DOWN: 1 Rhythm and ___ (5) 2 "A" in IAF ? (3) 3 ___ man, sycophant (3) 5 Artificial gem (5) 6 Bauxite, for one (3) 8 Rotten, evil (3) 9 One, no matter which (3)

HIDATO 622

The goal of Hidato is to fill the grid with consecutive numbers that connect horizontally, vertically, or diagonally from first to the last number in the grid. The first and last numbers of a puzzle and a some other numbers are already filled in. YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION

MATHDOKU 622

Place numbers into the puzzle cells in such a way that each row and column contains each of the digits from 1 up to the size of the puzzle (4,5 or 6). Like a Sudoku puzzle, no number is repeated in any row or column. Each bold-outlined group of cells contains a hint consisting of a number and one of the mathematical symbols + x - /. The number is the result of applying the mathematical operation represented by the symbol to the digits contained within the domain. The solution to each puzzle is arrived at logically and is unique. YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION


‘WIM ROLE SHOULD COME UNDER SCRUTINY’

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OLKATA: National football chief coach Wim Koevermans' role has come in for a sharp criticsm as India lost their stronghold in the SAFF Championshp after being beaten by Afghanistan in the final. Olympian P K Banerjee, under whose regime as manager and technical director India had won the title in 2005, today said the Dutchman's should come under scrutiny after Wednesday's defeat. Taking a dig at the foreign coach, the former India captain told PTI: "He's been around for more than a year and is paid handsome salary. His role should come under scrutiny by the experts panel." Asked whether Koevermans should be replaced, Banerjee said: "Why should I give an opinion on somebody who's appointed by the federation. The AIFF should look into it." Dismayed at India's show, Banerjee said: "I stopped watching after India conceded a goal before going down to minnows Nepal. The performance really hurts." "During our time (2005) when (Syed) Nayeemuddin was the coach and (Bhaichung) Bhutia the captain, we had won the title without conceding a goal. Slamming the Indian players, Banerjee further said: "They never looked serious and did not have the heart for a big match. We were more passionate about our game. There's a lot of scope for improvements." Another India great Chuni Goswami questioned the coach's strategy to leave out India captain Sunil Chettri, an ace forward, from the starting XI. "It was a bad decision that backfired in the end. The coach and the entire team should be held responsible... It was unfortunate to see India go down like this." "India were the dominating force of South Asia but with the loss it's no more the case." Asked what should be the way forward, Goswami said: "We should look to give foreign exposure to the Indian team. Make them play against teams likes Iran, Iraq, South Korea and Japan. There has to be a plan to and we have to act together." Former India player and Dhyan Chand awardee Shabbir Ali said there should be no execuse for such a poor result. "The whole team should be blamed for the pathetic show. It's

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai poses with members of the national soccer team a day after they beat India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation Championship in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday. Afghans welcomed home their national soccer team with exuberance and joy, a day after the squad won the war-weary country its first international trophy in the sport.

Indian football has not improved in recent years: Vijayan NEW DELHI: Indian football legend I M Vijayan said that the game in the country has stagnated in recent years with the national side not showing improvement with a string of reverses at the regional and Asian level. Former captain Vijayan, who played 79 matches for India between 1989 and 2003, refused to pinpoint the SAFF Championships debacle, but said that the national side has not produced results in recent years. "I am not an (sports) administrator and not playing in the national side now. So I am not

really surprising how they lost to Afghanistan after having dished out an inspiring show against Maldives in the semis." "We have had a good build-up to the tournament and played practice matches. More than that we have a well-organised professional league here. So, it really beats me to see our team lose to a country like Afghanistan who don't even have proper infrastructure." Known for

going to blame anybody for this. But what can I say, it's for all to see. We are not getting the results in the recent years at the regional and Asian level," Vijayan told PTI from his home in Kerala. "I am not saying this because of the title loss in SAFF Championships. In fact, the team played well, even in the final against Afghanistan. But we have not had the desired results in recent times. When I was playing India were in top 100 in the FIFA rankings (94th in 1996). But now we are low in rankings (147th)," he said.

his tongue-in-cheek comments, former India coach Syed Nayeemuddin was forthright as usual and said: "I feel Wim should resign immediately. The need of the hour is an Indian coach and he should get all the facilities given to a foreign coach." "In the last seven years, the federation has spent INR 7 crores on foreign coaches. I wish they had similar faith on Indian coaches as

India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

NEW DELHI: In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued. The FIFA rankings added salt to India's wounds, a day after the country failed to defend its SAFF Cup title, losing 0-2 to Afghanistan in Kathmandu. Wim Kovermans-coached India have 143 points in its kitty in the updated list. By virtue of the lone international title, war-torn Afghanistan have climbed up seven places to the 132nd position.

UMBAI: Young left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh told the Cricket Board that he personally had no knowledge as to whether his three Rajasthan Royals' teammates, implicated in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, had any intention to commit the alleged offences. In a reply to the show cause issued to him by BCCI on September 4, Singh denied that he failed to report about this to the BCCI or its designated anti-corruption unit headed by Ravi Sawani, as required under the IPL Code of Conduct. The two-member disciplinary committee of BCCI is slated to meet in Delhi tomorrow to hear Harmeet, and the three accused players -- S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan. Singh assured BCCI that he would appear personally, but also requested that his lawyer may be allowed to be with him at the deposition before the committee, comprising Arun Jaitley and Niranjan Shah. Harmeet, through his lawyer Ashok Paranjpe, further said that the one-man probe commissioner appointed by BCCI - Sawani - had never summoned him as had been alleged in the BCCI's show-cause notice.

well," the Dronacharya awardee, who won two SAFF titles (1997 and 2005) said. Highly successful club coach Subhas Bhowmick also criticised the Koevermans' stragey to leave out Chhetri. "I was shocked to see the coach leaving out Chettri from the starting line-up. I won't comment much on the coach because the federation only thinks that they cannot do without foreign coaches," Bhowmick quipped.

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ISAKHAPATNAM: Ashok Menaria and Kedar Jadhav cracked half centuries to enable India 'A' inflict a 3-0 whitewash on New Zealand 'A' with a thrilling two-wicket victory in the third and final unofficial ODI match here. India completed the task with four balls to spare with Mandeep Singh playing a 27ball unbeaten 37-run cameo towards the end. He hit three boundaries and a six during the all-important knock. Chasing a stiff 291-run target, the Indians suffered a top-order collapse before allrounder Menaria scored a quickfire 69 off 52 balls that included two fours and eight sixes. He was involved in a

the three-match ODI series already, India tested their bench strength today by giving a chance to spinner Jalaj Saxena and batsman Sanju Samson. The Indians were sloppy on the field today as they dropped two catches, including that of Anderson's to allow the New Zealand post a huge total of 290 for nine. Basant Mohanty (2/39), Menaria (2/45) and Jalaj Saxbrilliant 128-run fifth wicket ena (2/60) picked up two stand off just 107 balls with wickets each for India A. In reply, India lost four Jadhav (57), which denied the Black Caps a consolation win. wickets for just 79 runs on the A late counter-attack by board in 19.2 overs, despite Mandeep then made sure opener Robin Uthappa scorthat the hosts won the match ing a fine 50-ball 46 with the comfortably. Having sealed help of six fours and a six.

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UMBAI: Title contenders Western Railway rallied to score a 4-2 win against Mumbai Customs in a scrappy league match of the Mumbai Magicians-MHAL Super League 2013, at the MHAL Stadium, Churchgate, on Thursday evening. For Western Vinod Kumar scored twice on either side of the break, while Jay Karan got one and the other came through an own goal. Amit Kumar and Joshua Versaonkar were on target for Customs. Western’s win, their fourth in as many matches, has lifted them to the top of the nine-team standing with 12 points. For Customs this was their second defeat in four games. Western who went on the offensive from the outset, while Customs started off on a defensive note and were happy to just play the ball around against. But it was Customs who managed to open the scoring when Amit Kumar against the run of play scrambled the ball into the goal following a melee in front of the Western citadel. Western quickly regrouped and staged a solid fight back. Vinod Kumar cancelled out Customs lead when he hit the target from Jay Karan’s pass in the 32nd minute. Western’s second goal was a gift as Kunaujam Suresh’s crack into the ‘D’ took a deflection from a defenders stick and went into the net in the 50th minute and 14 minutes later Jay Karan added the third before Vinod Kumar slotted home the fourth in the 66th minute. Customs got their second goal when Versaonkar converted their 10th penalty corner in the 70th minute. Earlier in the afternoon, Indian Navy packed too much firepower for a depleted Central Railway, who were without the services of Devinder Walmiki, who is in the

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Indian Navy goalkeeper blocks a charge from Central Railway forward during the MHAL Super League match at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium on Thursday.

junior India camp, skipper Sashi Topno (injury) and defender Nilesh Mane (fever). The sailors taking advantage of the situation carved out a clinical 3-0 victory against the defending champs Central Railway to record their third win in four matches. After a barren first half Navy forged ahead when Amit Goswamy picked up Ambika Pratap Singh’s forward pass and with a angular reverse hit sounded the boards in the 47th minute. Two minutes later Cen-

tral conceded an own goal when Naveen Kumar’s long hit into the circle flew into the net off a defenders stick before Naveen Kumar fired home the third goal with a rasping drive from the top of the striking circle in the 59thminute. Navy now have 10 points and move into second position behind leaders Western Railway. For Central this was their first defeat in four matches and they have now slipped to third place with nine points. Navy goalkeeper for his good

Results: Indian Navy 3 (Amit Goswamy 47th min, own goal 49th, Naveen Kumar 59th) beat Central Railway 0. Western Railway 4 (Vinod Kumar 32nd, 66th, own goal 50th, Jay Karan 64th) beat Mumbai Customs 2 (Amit Kumar 24th, Joshua Versaonkar 70th).

Lilavati Podar School wins Mumbai leg of Airtel Rising Stars M

MUMBAI: Multiple World Champion, Pankaj Advani (ONGC) avenged his defeat at the hands of Aditya Mehta (Indian Oil) in the 2012 Asian Snooker C’ship final as he got the better of Mehta in straight frames to march into the Individual Snooker final of the Indian Oil hosted - X PSPB Billiards and Snooker tournament. The first frame was a close affair with Advani prevailing 74-62. In the second frame too Mehta, the 2013 World Indoor Games Snooker Gold Medallist, had his chances but could not capitalise and Advani won 61-48. Thereafter, Advani did not allow Mehta to come back as he romped home with a 76-10 win in the deciding frame. Results: Semi-finals - Pankaj Advani (ONGC) bt. Aditya Mehta (IndianOil) 3-0 {74-62, 61-48, 7610}, Rupesh Shah (ONGC) bt. Himanshu Jain (GAIL) 3-1 {62-74, 123(83)-08, 68-42, 69-05}.

work under the bar and Western’s hard-working midfielder Vinod Kumar were declared the ‘man of the match’ in their respective matches and both received a cash prize of Rs 1,000 each.

UMBAI: Akram Khan from St. Andrew’s School, Sanath Valladares from Lilavati Podar School, Marc D’souza from Don Bosco High School and Ritik Raj Srivasta from Lilavati Podar School (Goalkeeper) were declared as the four Airtel Rising Stars in the Mumbai leg of the under-16 football talent hunt that concluded at the Priyadarshani Park, Napeansea Road. The final match between Lilavati Podar and Don Bosco was played with lot of excitement and displayed good tactical skills by the Lilavati Podar School with Airtel Cup at the Priyadarshani Park, Napeansea Road. teams. With good cover on both ends, none of the teams managed to score a single goal and the blanked Shrin Bai Chawl by a match went into a penalty shootcomfortable 3-0 margin. Anmol out. Kunder, Jitesh Parab and MUMBAI: Ruffians FC proved too Prathamesh Kadam, all struck a In the penalty shoot-out Lilavati Podar defeated Don Bosco 4-2. goal each for the Gorai outfit. good for Mazagaon FC as they Lilavati Podar’s Sanath Valladares, romped to a 4-0 win in a third Apurva Amberkar, Ahmed Lakhani Results - at St. Xavier’s ground, Division encounter of the MDFA and Zoraius Kamdin scored a goal Parel – Div-III: Ruffians FC ‘A’ 4 League at the St. Xavier’s each. Having played consistently (Athikho Kayina 2, Vijay Bhaskaran, ground, Parel on Thursday. well, Lilavati Podar won the 2nd Athikho Kayina scored two goals Aaquib Hussain) beat Mazgaon FC 0; edition of the Mumbai Leg of the Clint SC 1 (Aditya Kurup) drew with while Vijay Bhaskaran and prestigious Airtel Rising Stars 2013. Aaquib Hussain netted one each Shri Om Shaktivel 1(Ashwin F); Vipul Lilavati Podar was awarded with Gorai FC 3 (Anmol Kunder, Jitesh to seal Ruffians victory. Cash Prize of Rs 30,000 with trophy Parab, Prathamesh Kadam) beat In another one-sided and Don Bosco was awarded with Shrin Bai Chawl 0. encounter, Vipul Gorai FC Rs 20,000 with trophy.

Ruffians bully Mazagaon FC

NEW DELHI: Sanam Singh enjoyed a good day in the office as he reached the singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals in the USD 15,000 ITF men's Futures tournament in Toronto. Second seed diminutive Sanam overcame a fighting American Evan King 6-4 7-6(0) in the singles second round. He will fight it out with Canadian Brayden Schnur for a place in the semifinals. In the doubles, he and his Indian partner Vijayant Malik defeated America's Sekou Banggoura and Eric Quigley 6-1 3-6 11-9 in the quarterfinals. UP next for them are third seeds Americans Jason Jung and Evan King. In the Sharm El Sheikh event in Egypt, N Sriram Balaji, seeded second, moved to the singles quarterfinals after getting a walk over from Rafal Teurer of Poland. At the same event, Arjun Kadhe beat local qualifier Youssef Hossam 6-2 6-0 to make it to the second round. He next faces eighth seed Colombian C Rodriguez.

Centre approves Rs 1000cr for J&K sports facilities

SRINAGAR: Centre has approved a special package of Rs 1000 crore to strengthen sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister for youth Services and Sports Taj Mohiuddin has said. "Under this package, a sports complex comprising both indoor and outdoor facilities would be constructed in every block of the State, besides a sports field would be constructed in every panchayat," the minister said at a meeting convened to review the functioning of department of Youth Services and Sports here yesterday. The Minister said work has already started on some ambitious projects in the State. Astro turf grounds are being readied at TRC Srinagar and Azad Gunj Baramulla, while the foundations of Rs 18 crore sports complex and a Football academy have already been laid, he said.

You have to be a part of system to fight its ills: Rathore

JAIPUR: Former Olympic silver-medallist shooter and newly-inducted BJP member Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who is locked in a legal tussle with the national federation, said it is important to get inside the system to fight its ills. The current National Double Trap champion feels that sportspersons should have a bigger say in administration. Talking to PTI, the ace shooter said he was fighting a battle of principles against the National Rifles Association of India. Rathore's legal challenge against the NRAI elections had led to the Delhi High Court declaring the body's polls as null and void. "I feel that sportsmen should have a bigger say in the administration. In a democratic set-up, people who are being governed should also be a part of the governing system. They should be drafted into the governance," Rathore said.

Disbanded Arrows squad to train with IMG-Reliance players

MUMBAI: IMG-Reliance has invited all 26 members of the now disbanded Under 23 development team of the All India Football Federation to train along with its 40 contracted players for their upcoming IPLstyle League at the Cooperage ground here. IMG-Reliance took the decision to invite the Arrows team members to fulfill its promise to the AIFF, it said in a media release. AIFF's Under 23 outfit Arrows were pulled out ahead of the 2013-14 season's I-League on August 29 due to financial condition of its primary sponsor – Pailan Group.


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