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DR NARENDRA DABHOLKAR SHOT DEAD IN PUNE

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His mortal remains were consigned to flames at his native village Sangam Mahuli, near Satara, yesterday evening.

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CHAMPION AGAINST SUPERSTITION KILLED DURING MORNING WALK

Police officials investigate at the spot where anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar (top) was shot dead in Pune on Tuesday.

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he brutal early morning murder of noted anti-superstition crusader and rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar as he was taking his morning walk near Omkareshwar Mandir in Pune yesterday has sent shockwaves and anger across the state. Social activists, rationalists, religious organizations, political parties and leaders have been unequivocal in their condemnation of the killing. Dabholkar, editor of Sadhana magazine, was shot at from point-blank range by assailants riding a motorcycle between 7.20 am to 7.30 am near Omkareshwar Mandir bridge in Pune Continued on pg 2 ÂŤ

STEMMING SUCCESS? Negative marking likely in NET exam since passing percentage has doubled

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ith the University Grants Commission (UGC) introducing new rules for the National Eligibility Test (NET), another major rule is likely to be

brought in that will have a severe impact on results. The NET is an examination conducted by the UGC which and one has to compulsorily pass in order to be able to Continued on pg 2 ÂŤ

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Social activists demand immediate enactment of anti-superstition law

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Activists and leaders demanded that the state issue an ordinance promulgating the anti-superstition law as a true homage to the departed social crusader

Narendra Dabholkar. He said that there were some people without relying on facts were trying to disrupt the public rallies being held by late Dr Dabholkar. Sarvagod stated that the late rationalist was against caste panchayats and argued that the killing could be a possible fallout of his agitation against the caste panchayats. Communist Party of India (CPI) By Prashant Hamine Prakash Reddy too demanded to ocial activists and political lead- know why such incidents were ers cutting across ideological happening in a progressive state lines condemned the brutal like Maharashtra. Terming it as a murder of rationalist and anti-super- deliberate ploy to silence rationalstition crusader Dr Narendra Dab- ists, he added that the killing was holkar at Pune early yesterday pre-planned and that there was morning. At a condolence meeting money involved in it. Senior Conheld at Mumbai Marathi Patrakar gress leader Ulhas Pawar stated Sangh by Sadbhavana Sangh, ac- that a social crusader like Dr Dabtivists and leaders demanded that holkar has been killed but one the state issue an ordinance promul- could not kill the thought process. gating the anti-superstition law as a Sadbhavana Sangh leader Kis- Social activists and members of NGOs held a protest rally in Dadar against the killing of Dr. Narendra Dabholkar in Pune. true homage to the departed social hanbhai Garodiya termed it as an crusader. They argued that social attempt to destroy the morale of crusaders could not be silenced like the social activists. PWPI general secretary MLC this and their thoughts would continue to guide them in strengthening Jayant Patil alleged that the state govContinued from pg 1 « ernment was not keen on protecting their agitation. Speaking at the condolence meet- social crusaders but was more interlecture and apply for research feling, Janata Dal (Secular) Mumbai ested in favoring those spreading sulowships in varsities and colleges. unit president Prabhakar Narkar de- perstition in the society. Janata Dal In 2012, the UGC had changed the manded that the government prom- (S) leader Pratap Hogade termed the pattern of the NET exam to include ulgate a ordinance to enforce the killing as the act of fanatics aimed at only multiple choice questions due anti-superstition bill into a law. demoralizing rationalists. Veteran to which the passing percentage of Chandrakant Sarvagod member of freedom fighter Shanti Patel stated the examination has doubled. the Andhashradha Nirmulan Samiti that the agitation against social evils Having witnessed an increase in (ANIS) Mumbai chapter claimed that must continue and added that the the passing percentage of applifor the last couple of months there country was still grappling with socants, and noting that several stuwas perceived threat to the life of Dr cial evils like casteism. dents have missed the eligibility by LIJJA AT AD. AGENCY 8811/LM Eng. a few marks, the UGC has planned to institute a review committee to decide on introducing negative marking in the NET examinations. The UGC, in June 2012, had increased the passing percentile of the NET exam, which required a candidate to secure an aggregate of like Sanatan clues about the identity of the as- organizations Continued from pg 1 « 65 per cent in the open category, 60 sailants. Minister for Home R R Sanstha, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti per cent for the OBC category and 55 per cent for the SC/ST and Nowhile he was on his morning walk. Patil too in his reaction an- and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak madic Tribes categories. The UGC The police have recovered two nounced his decision to hand over Sangh (RSS) have condemned the later declared a merit list of the top blank and two live cartridges from the probe to Pune Crime Branch. killing. Sanatan Sanstha in their Vikas Sabnis 15 per cent of candidates from each the crime scene and are seeking Special investigation teams have statement clarified that their organization did not oppose Dr Dabbeen set up by the police. subject who would be considered help of CCTV footage of the area. Chavan stated that the police holkar, but his thoughts, through eligible for lectureship and reNarendra Dabholkar was the means. Sanstha search fellowship. youngest of ten siblings, the eldest have been instructed to unearth democratic Prof. U.N Reddy, UGC member of whom was the late educationist, those responsible for the dastardly spokesperson Abhay Vartak, while and Chairman, Recruitment and Gandhian and socialist Devdatta killing at the earliest, while Patil condemning the murder, stated Dabholkar. He did his schooling at stated that, if need be, help from that the debate between atheists Assessment Centre (RAC) while New English School Satara, Will- expert police officers from other and theists exists since many eras. explaining the impact of negative Hindu Janajagruti Samiti coordiingdon College Sangli. He was a parts of the state will be taken and marking said, “The number of medical doctor, having gained his sent to Pune for assistance. Leader nator Sunil Ghanavat too concandidates clearing the NET exqualification from Miraj Medical of opposition in Legislative Coun- demned the killing, stating that the amination has doubled after negCollege, Miraj, and has worked as cil Vinod Tawde termed Dabholkar Samiti has always praised the acts ative marking was removed. This a doctor for twelve years, before he as the face of the anti-superstition of Dr Dabholkar like exposing fake has increased the percentage of joined active social work. He was crusade in Maharashtra and stated godmen and other evil practices. candidates clearing the NET from associated with movements for so- that the rationalist was always RSS western region Sanghchalak 5 to 10 per cent. The UGC member cial justice, such as Baba Adhava's open to suggestions of change in Dr A L Kukade while condemning said that they have been conductthe proposed anti-superstition leg- the brutal murder termed the late One village One well agitation. ing similar review committee Not ruling out the conspiracy islation. He added that if the killing rationalist as a veteran ideologue. meetings across the nation where angle in the brutal murder, Chief was a fallout of this crusade, then Sadbhavana Sangh activist Amol the opinions are taken on the Minister Prithviraj Chavan termed the killing was an insult to those Madame termed the killing of Dr scheme of examination, subject, it as an attempt to tarnish the who articulated their stand. He fur- Dabholkar an act by Talibanistic syllabus, developing question He is going abroad for an image of the progressive state of ther added that the brutal murder dogmatic forces. He said that those banks, evaluation process, eligiMaharashtra. In his reaction, Cha- was a failure of the state police in who have no faith in their own relibility criteria, organizational isaerial survey to study the gion and cannot fight legally, resort van announced a cash reward of providing protection. sues and research and flood-hit situation in China. Meanwhile, several right wing to such dastardly acts. Rs 10 lakh to anyone giving any development.”

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MUMBAI | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013 Vishwanath Salian & Azad Shrivastav | ADC

In plain sight of the public and almost within shouting distance of the BMC Headquarters, this manhole cover is outside JJ Hospital.

Come on, no-one’s going to notice this crumbling ruin of a manhole on the Western Express Highway, Garton pada, Dahisar

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MANHOLE MANTRAPS

t’s bad enough that Mumbai’s roads are plagued by potholes. It’s even worse when dozens of manholes suddenly begin showing signs that no one cares about; whether they are covered, or sunk, or pose a serious traffic hazards, or that they are just crumbling into themselves and the underground systems to which they are supposed to lead. The ADC brings you a glimpse of just a few on some of our prime roads.

Mini Nagar at Dahisar has a maxi-problem of wide open manholes.

This manhole in Borivli near the police station and the civic ward office presents a truly ugly picture.

Fancy Lower Parel where a biker could easily lose his life in this manhole under the flyover.

This one’s at Mahim on the main road.

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Outside Mahim Station and there is no fudging the fact that a missing manhole cover could be fatal. So hedge it and get on with life.


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t least four international salvage teams have already visited the site of last Tuesday’s submarine disaster, to check out the submerged superstructure of the INS Sindhurakshak, which entombed 18 personnel of the Indian Navy and is currently resting in shallow water off the South Water Breaker near the Gateway of India. So farm the remains of seven victims have been removed in painstaking operations by Navy divers. No identifications have either been made or announced till now. Pressure from the Navy Wives Welfare Association and the families of the victims is prolonging the timeframe of the rescue mission. The decision to suspend all

MAU calls off autorickshaw strike which was slated to begin on Aug 22 By Kainaz Choksey

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he Sharad Rao-led Mumbai Autorickshawmens' Union (MAU) has once again decided to call off the auto rickshaw strike which was supposed to begin tomorrow.

such operations is evidently a hard one to make and this has pushed salvage operations off by a few more days. The salvage firms themselves are reported to be very keen on undertaking the whole exercise, given that the Sindhurakshak is lying with the conning tower actually above the surface. Whichever way one looks at it, raising and salvaging the wreck is going to be a lucrative proposition that will also result in considerable publicity for the firm that makes the winning bid. The ADC has learned that a primary assessment has been made and proposals to undertake the work have come forward. Ministry of Defence officials said regular paper work and funding will not be a constraint in the salvage operation. The INS Sindhurakshak is a Russian-made

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Body No.7 retrieved, grim operation still on

Kilo-class submarine commissioned into Indian Navy on December 24, 1997 and its recent refit by the Russians in 2010 cost more than the orig-

inal price! The salvage operation is faced with manifold problems. For one thing, after the blast, sea water has filled all

the space inside the vessel which ordinarily weighs 2,500 tons. It has now possibly doubled this weight. Attempts to remove some of the water

Auto strike called off

The Bombay High Court on Monday had said that the strike cannot inconvenience lakhs of commuters. The court issued the statement while hearing a PIL by NGO Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (MGP) that had, in October 2012, challenged the autorickshaw and taxi fare

hike based on the recommendations of the P.M.A Hakim committee. “The Mumbai Autorickshawmen’s Union ( MAU) has decided to call off the strike which was supposed to begin on August 22 for demands of a fare revision,” said Sharad Rao. Azad Shrivastav | ADC

THE BOND OF LOVE… Grand Masti girl Kainaat Arora’s special Raksha Bandhan with cancer patients at Cancer Patients Aid Association at King George Memorial in Mahalaxmi on Tuesday.

It was earlier decided that from Aug 15 onwards, the MAU would go on an indefinite strike in the city to support the cause of auto unions in Pune against the irregular supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as well as to demand the renewal of expired permits.

Auto rickshaw drivers had previously threatened to go on strike on August 8 to push for their demands which include setting up a separate welfare board for rickshaw owners and increasing the number of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pumps in the city.

from inside have proved unsuccessful because water just keeps rushing back inside. So while a few inner compartments have been emptied and closed, there is not much difference in the overall scenario. Another fear is that, while lifting the entire structure by the help of cranes, the badly heat damaged vessel might actually break off. Nor is it feasible to deply many cranes on the jetty off which the submarine lies submerged. Some experts have reportedly suggested a simultaneous and partial lifting of the submarine to the surface, using both air balloons, while sliding cushions below the hull to cushion it from breakage while the lifting process is on. Meanwhile, retrieval operations are still on for the remaining bodies in the submarine. The MAU had previously threatened a strike on June 18. Rao’s demands included an annual fare hike, withdrawal of the rule that autos older than 16 years be taken off the roads and the introduction of sixseater autos. However, the strike was called off at the last minute. On June 17, members of the various unions led by Sharad Rao including auto rickshaw drivers, BEST workers and BMC mployees had threatened to go off work. Sushil Kadam | ADC

A BOND TO PROTECT US… A small girl ties a rakhi to a police constable on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan' at Byculla, on Tuseday.


‘Road Safety’ campaign at DY Patil Univ

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Run for a better environment Warming’ and safety of environment. Palghar’s Shailesh Gangoda and Pooja Wanmore bagged the top spots in the boys and girls categories respectively. As a part of their elaborate plan, the NSS cadets of Shankar Narayan College have been organising several events to create awareness about the effects of global warming.

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s part of a state level road safety awareness drive initiated by the Maharashtra State Traffic Police, Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil University kick started their ‘Road Safety Awareness Campaign’ yesterday. The campaign, which will continue till December 2013, has been started to initiate awareness about the number of accidents, their causes, and their prevention as well as the importance of following traffic rules. It will showcase the various ways in which students, staff and the general public can be informed about road safety. Dinkar Thakur, ACP Traffic, Navi Mumbai; Suhas Khamkar, Nayab Tehsildar, Panvel and other traffic police personnel were present during the campaign. “Motorists should always remember that they have family and loved ones waiting for them at home at the end of the day. I appeal to people to refrain from drinking and driving. I also ask people to avoid rash driving. Riders of two-wheelers should always use ISI marked helmets and drivers and passengers of four-

ACP Dinkar Thakur talks about road safety to a visitor. wheelers should ensure that their seatbelts are buckled while driving,” said Thakur. Khamkar added, “I have always observed the difference of approach by citizens of different countries. Indians have the least respect for the rules. I therefore appeal to our citizens to please start following traffic rules.” “The youth are the future of our country and they can play an effective role in educating the masses. More and more youth should be involved in such activities as it is beneficial not only for certain individuals but for society at large,” said Thakur.

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Notice is hereby given to 1. The Dhunjibhoy Ice Factory Pvt. Ltd. 85, Mittal Chembers, Nariman Points, Mumbai - 400 010. 2. 2.1) Pestonji Dhunjibhoy Tarachand 2.2) Gustad Mundegar Aga 2.3) Hormaj Tirandas Aresh & Mr. Dhunjishah Pestonji Tarachand (Lessee) 2.4) Mr. Kunvarji Premji 2.5) Mr. Mahendra Ravji 2.6) Mr. Ramesh Ravji 2.7) Mr. Kekin Kunvarji 2.8) Mr. Rasik Kunvarji 2.9) Mr. Tajdin Jivraj Pirbhoy 2.10) Mr. Badrudin Jivraj Pirbhoy 2.11) Mr. Mulchand Bhavanji & Mr. Popatlal Bhavanji 2.12) Mr. Ravji Premji & Mr. Kunvarji Premji 2.13) Mr. Ambalal Gulabchand & Mr. Harakchand Gulabchand 2.14) Mr. Dheeralal Manganlal 2.15) Mrs. Meherbai (Wife of Nadirshah Mulla) & 2.16) Mr. Fadrun Nadirshah Mulla & 2.17) Mr. Naval Nadirshah Mulla 2.18) Mr. Amrutlal Karsandas Makwana 2.19) Mr. Mohanlal Karsandas Makwana & Mr. Nanalal Karsanlal Makwana 2.20) Mrs. Dina (Wife of Firoz Kapoor 2.21) Mr. Damaji Gethubai 2.22) Mrs. Laxmi Arjan Dedhia 2.23) Mr. Maganlal Arjan Dedhia 2.24) Mrs. Talakshi Arjan Dedhia 2.25) M/s Tulasi Estate Pvt. Ltd. 2.26) Mr. Firoj Bomanshah Cooper (Govt. Lessee & Sub-Lessee) ......Opponent/s Above concerned persons take the notice that Yash Heights Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. JCU CRRNKGF VQ VJKU QHſEG QP 17.12.2012 for declaration of Deemed conveyance of the following properties. In that case, hearing of the said application was kept on 08.08.2013 & 13.08.2013 at 3.00 pm., but subsequently opponents were absents. It seen that, as per property card of the above said society, Sr. No. 1 to 2.26 are owners of the said society’s land. As per interest of Natural ,WUVKEG VJG[ UJQWNF DG JGCTF KP VJKU OCVVGT UQ VJG ſPCN JGCTKPI KU MGRV on 02.09.2013 at 3.00 p.m. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY Place of land situated at Yash Heights Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., C.T.S. No. 312, Nebist Road, Mazgaon, Mumbai-400010. Cadustrial Survey No. 312, Mazgaon Division, Mumbai City District Total admeasuring area 2432.29 sq. mtr. Those who have interest in said property may submit their say in written with evidence within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice CPF OC[ TGOCKP RTGUGPV HQT JGCTKPI CV VJG QHſEG OGPVKQPGF CDQXG Failure to submit any say shall be presumed that nobody has any objection and further action will be taken. Sd/Seal (Chandrakant V. Tikule) Place: Mumbai Competent Authority and District Deputy Registrar, No. DDR1/MUM/Notice/3696/2013. Date: 19.08.2013 Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

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It is hereby Notified, that S. Jagmohan Singh Sethi, and Smt. Harmeet Kaur Sethi, residing at Flying Carpet, 17th Road Khar, have disowned their son Karanjiv Singh Sethi. Any person dealing with Karanjiv Singh Sethi, shall do so at his/her own risk. We shall not be responsible for any acts of Karanjiv Singh. S. Jagmohan Singh Sethi Smt. Harmeet Kaur Sethi

The scores of participants starting their run. (Right) Winner Shailesh Gangoda from Palghar collecting his trophy and cheque.

By Suresh Golani

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tudents showed an enthusiastic response to the fifth edition of the ‘Monsoon Marathon’ organised by the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Shankar Narayan College, in Bhayandar on Sunday. Around 12,000 students from various educational institutions from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane district, participated in the mega intercollege event which was aimed at promoting awareness regarding ‘Global

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Public notice is hereby given that my clients (1) MR NANDKISHORE RUIA and (2) MR SHYAM SUNDER RUIA sons and legal heirs of Late MR SHUBHKARAN D RUIA in whose name Flat No: B-302, B-wing, B-55, RADHIKA Co-op Housing Society Ltd., Gokuldham, Goregaon East, Mumbai 400063 and Share certificate No: 40 having distinctive Nos: 196 to 200 (both inclusive) of Radhika Chs Ltd, pertaining to the said flat stands, have approached the RADHIKA CHS LTD for transmission of the said flat and aforesaid shares of the society in their names. . Any claim(s) or objection(s) from the other legal heir(s) or other claimant(s) or objector(s) to the transmission of the aforesaid flat along with the shares of the society and interest of the deceased member in the capital /property of the society shall within a period of 21 days from the publication of this notice inform the undersigned having their office at G-28, Gokuldham Shopping Centre, Gokuldham, Goregaon East, Mumbai 400063 with copies of such documents and proofs in support of his/her/their claim(s)/objection(s) failing which, the claim(s)/objection(s) if any will be considered to have been waived off and the concerned society will be given instructions to transmit the aforesaid flat and shares of the society to the name of my clients and no claim(s)/objection(s) will be entertained thereafter. Ashok Kumar Dubey Advocate High Court Dated this 21st day of August, 2013 Place: Mumbai

e-TENDER NOTICE The Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai invites e-Tenders for various works from the government registered contractors, who are also registered as ‘MCGM Vendor’; Bidder should also give Rs. 1 lack performance guarantee for the details of 1 number of Tenders of estimated amount Rs. 590862.00 respective tender documents and process of e-Tendering, please visit www.mcgm.gov.in. Sd/Public Relations Officer PRO/632/ADV/2013 Fever? Act now, see your doctor for correct & complete treatment

CITY BRIEFS 3rd Dr. H.N. Sethna Memorial Lecture The Nehru Centre cordially invites you to the Third Dr. H.N. Sethna Memorial Lecture by Dr. Anil Kakodkar, DAE-Homi Bhabha Chair Professor and Member, Atomic Energy Commission on ‘Dr. Sethna – A Profile in Courage’ on Saturday, August 24 at 4 p.m. in the Hall of Culture, Ground Floor, Discovery of India Building, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli. English medium course in Sanskrit The six-month English medium course in Sanskrit (Elementary and Intermediate Level) will commence from Monday September 2, at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. The classes for each level

will be conducted twice a week from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Those having elementary knowledge of Sanskrit may be directly admitted to the intermediate level. For information call: 23631261.

Superhero and Princess Theme Party Happy Planet, a play land for kids located at Powai, announces a Superhero and Princess Theme Party for kids on Sunday, August 25, at 5 p.m. Kids can come dressed in their favorite Superhero and Princess costumes and get a photograph clicked at Happy Planet. The Best Dressed Super kid will win a Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) sponsored by Game4u, a gaming retail store. For details, call: 9833067879.

TODAY Indo-Arab Society: Talk by Consul General of China on Indo-Chinese Relations and also welcome New Consul General of Yemen, Islam Gymkhana, Marine Drive, 6 p.m. Book launch: Author Samar Halarnkar’s book ‘The Married Man’s Guide to Creative Cooking: And Other Dubious Adventures’. Naresh Fernandes, Harsh Man Rai, Chef Nachiket Shetye along with the author will be in the kitchen mates, 36 Oak and Barley, 76 Nidhi, August Kranti Marg, Kemps Corner, 4.30 p.m. Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Clinics: ‘Magic Moments’ 9th Photographic exhibition by Padma Shri Dr. Mukesh Batra. The proceeds of the exhibition will be donated to Happy Home & School for the Blind. Celebrities like R. Balki, Dolly Bindra, Nandita Das, Pritish and Neena Nandy, Salomi Roy Kapur, Sandeep Soparkar, at Piramal Art Gallery, Nariman Point, 6.15 p.m. An NCPA-Pathe Live (Paris): Presentation La Sylphide ballet

screening, Godrej Dance Theatre, Nariman Point, 6.30 p.m. Oberoi Mall: Festive cookery workshop on the occasion of Women’s Wednesday Celebrity chef Saransh Goila will cook a wide range of mouth-watering authentic dishes for all the Women, Goregaon, Oberoi Garden City, Off Western Express Highway, Goregaon, 4 p.m. U&I Entertainment: Voice of Mumbai ‘A Step to Stardom’. The voice of Mumbai will receive prize worth Rs.50,000 and a chance to sing in a music album ‘Voice of Mumbai’. Vishnudas Bhave Natya Gruh, Vashi, 7.30 p.m. onwards ART & EXHIBITIONS Jehangir Art Gallery: Paintings exhibition of his experiment with the concept ‘Dreams of Horizon’ Kala Ghoda, till Aug 26, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery: ‘Krishna Ragamala’ exhibition of paintings by Purvii Parekh, Bajaj Bhavan, Nariman Point, till August 24, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Dairy owner held for torturing child employee

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leuths of the Kashimira Police Station have arrested the 28-year-old dairy shop owner for keeping a 12-year-old child helper captive and repeatedly torturing him for almost three months. The ADC had followed up the matter and reported about it in its Monday edition (As bad as spoilt milk). The matter came to light when the victim identified as Bhola Bhairavlal (12), who worked as an errand boy at the M.M. Hotel, was sent to deliver packets of milk at a nearby building. A woman from the building spotted scars and deep injury marks on Bhola’s back, shoulder and

labour) and 344 (wrongful confinement) of the IPC and the relevant sections of the Juvenile Justice Act and Prevention of Child Labour Act.

hands. When asked about the cause, the child burst into tears and revealed that he suffered regular thrashing at the hands of his

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employer – Nirbhay Singh (28) who had brought him from Rajasthan. It was revealed that Singh would brutally assault the child on the flimsiest of reasons. After dilly-dallying over the issue, the police finally ar-

The shop owner Nirbhay Singh.

Bhola, the battered victim.

rested Singh and charged him under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 374 (unlawful compulsory

It seems that the child's parents, who are natives of Rajasthan, were lured into sending him with a promise of good wages. The parents agreed as they come from very poor background. “The accused has been arrested and the child has been sent to a Juvenile Home in Bhiwandi”, confirmed Police Inspector (Crime) Shivlal Purbe. Further investigations are on.

Cousin hammers teenager to death By Suresh Golani

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n a cold blooded murder, an 18-year-old teenager, Salman Shaikh, was hammered to death allegedly by his cousin brother at a lime packaging unit in the Gavraipada area of Nallasopara (east) late on Monday night. Salman, who worked as a salesman for a private firm in Mumbai, stayed in Pandey Nagar with his mother and two younger siblings. Aspiring to start his own business, Inquilab Shaikh (40) had recently

Salman Shaikh

moved to Salman’s house from his native place in Uttar Pradesh, the police informed. Both of them used to sleep at a nearby lime packaging unit. While Salman was found dead with his head hammered early on Tuesday morning, Inquilab had mysteriously disappeared. “It is still not clear what went wrong between the two. While we are questioning family members and relatives, a man hunt has been launched to nab Inquilab who is the prime suspect”, said an investigating officer.

Kalamboli police arrests two local house burglars By Khushboo Panjabi

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he Kalamboli Police arrested two persons who broke into a flat and stole Rs.10,000 and a mobile phone. Residents of Kalamboli, Nikhil Jadhav (19) and Akshay Dhonde (18) got into a flat in Sector 18, breaking the lock of the apartment. They managed to find some cash

and a mobile phone in a wardrobe and fled from the spot. “A case was registered with us by the owner of the house and an investigation was started immediately”, said a police officer of the Kalamboli Police Station. The officer added, “We arrested Jadhav and Dhonde on Sunday when both of them

were roaming on the road. They managed to flee from there but we were able to trace them and they confessed to the crime. The cash and the mobile phone were recovered.” There are no criminal records of the two accused and both of them have been booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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7 nabbed for robbing people in Belapur By Khushboo Panjabi

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fter 11 days of interrogation, the Kalamboli police have extracted a confession out of seven men arrested on August 8 for robbing a man of two mobile phones, a branded watch and a 14 gram gold chain on August 1. Rajkumar Verma, a resident of Kalamboli was driving back home with his family at 11.30 pm when his car broke down near Sector 20. When he got off to check what was wrong, he found himself surrounded by seven men armed with choppers and iron rods. “The accused threatened him, hit him with the chopper and snatched two mobile phones, a branded watch and a 14 gram gold chain and fled,” said Mahesh Tarade, Police Inspector, Kalamboli police station. “After a few days on August 8 we could suspect that the same group is going to commit the crime in Belapur for their next target”, said Tarade.

A complaint was registered against the unidentified men. On August 8 the Kalamboli police received a tip off of a possible attack by the same gang at Belapur and reached there in time to nab them near Belapur station. “We have recovered a Nokia E71, Nokia C2 and Samsung phone, the choppers and the rods used as weapons as well as all the stolen gold,” added Tarade. The accused have been identified as Manuhar Mulla (41), Santosh Vika (28), Sanjay Yadav (32), Sanwal Mulla (300, Ashik Rehman (22), Rana Shaikh (23), and Shah Jamal Hussain (25) all of whom are residents of Kalwa and Bhindi Bazar. The seven have been booked under Sections 397, 395 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code and were produced before the court on Saturday. “The accused would loiter on empty roads during the night and stop cars and other vehicles and assault and rob the occupants and then flee,” said Tarade.


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N OT I C E District Deputy Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

Malhotra House, 6th Floor, Opp. G.P.O., Fort, Mumbai-400 001.

FOR DEEMED CONVEYANCE OF Prathmesh Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. Plot No. 805, Govindrao Patvardhan Marg, Dadar (West), Mumbai-400028. Application No. 38 of 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given to 1. M/s. Bhoomi Associates, 68, Mint Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001. ......Opponent/s Above concerned persons take the notice that Prathmesh Cooperative Housing Society Ltd. JCU CRRNKGF VQ VJKU QHĹżEG QP  for declaration of Deemed conveyance of the following properties. +P VJCV ECUG JGCTKPI QH VJG UCKF CRRNKECVKQP YCU MGRV QP  CV  RO DWV QRRQPGPVU YGTG CDUGPVU +V UGGP VJCV CU RGT RTQRGTV[ card of the above said society, Sr. No. 1 is owner of the said society’s land. As per interest of Natural Justice they should be heard in this OCVVGT UQ VJG ĹżPCN JGCTKPI KU MGRV QP 22.08.2013 at 3.00 p.m.

District Deputy Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

Malhotra House, 6th Floor, Opp. G.P.O., Fort, Mumbai-400 001.

FOR DEEMED CONVEYANCE OF M/s. Lucky Star Co-operative Housing Society Ltd.

Jerbai Wadia Road, near to T. B. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012.. Application No. 44 of 2013

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Notice is hereby given to 1. a) Smt. Fatemabai Mohd. Abdul Latif b) Smt. Aayesha Mohd. Abdul Latif c) Shri. Miya Ahmed Abdul Latif d) Shri. Haji Mohd. Abdul Latif e) Shri. Ali Mohd. Abdul Latif f) Shri. Isaque Mohd. Abdul Latif Latif House, 99, Sewri Koliwada Road, Sewree (East), Mumbai-400015. g) Smt. Khatijabai Ibrahim Mohd. Abdul Latif h) Smt. Hajarabai Abdulla Mohd. Abdul Latif i) Smt. Aminabai Umer Mohd. Abdul Latif 2. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (Lasor) 3. M/s. Union Builders, C/o. Latif Gani & Sons Pvt. Ltd. Latif House, 99, Sewri koliwada Road, Sewree (East), Mumbai-400015. & M/s. Union Builders, 101/104, Zafrin Chembers, Oil Department Road, Opp. to Railway Station, Sewree (East), Mumbai-400015. 4. Dimple Co-op. Hsg. Soc. Ltd., Jeribai Wadia Road, Near to T. B. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400012. 5. M/s. Omkar Riyaltors & Developers Pvt. Ltd. Omkar Esquire, Off. Eastern Highway, Sion Chunabhatti Signal, Sion, Mumbai-400022.. ......Opponent/s Above concerned persons take the notice that M/s Lucky Star Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. JCU CRRNKGF VQ VJKU QHſEG QP 27.06.2013 for declaration of Deemed conveyance of the following properties. In that case, hearing of the said application was kept on 05.08.2013 & 12.08.2013 at 3.00 pm., but subsequently opponents were absents. It seen that, as per property card of the above said society, Sr. No. 1 to 5 are owners of the said society’s land. As per interest of Natural ,WUVKEG VJG[ UJQWNF DG JGCTF KP VJKU OCVVGT UQ VJG ſPCN JGCTKPI KU MGRV on 26.08.2013 at 3.00 p.m. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY Place of land situated at M/s. Lucky Star Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., Jerbai Wadia Road, Near to T.B.Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012. Cadustrial Survey No. 854, Parel Sewri Division, Mumbai City District Total admeasuring area 12034.38 sq. mtr. Those who have interest in said property may submit their say in written with evidence within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice CPF OC[ TGOCKP RTGUGPV HQT JGCTKPI CV VJG QHſEG OGPVKQPGF CDQXG Failure to submit any say shall be presumed that nobody has any objection and further action will be taken. Sd/Seal (Chandrakant V. Tikule) Place: Mumbai Competent Authority and District Deputy Registrar, No. DDR1/MUM/Notice/3692/2013. Date: 19.08.2013 Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY Place of land situated at Prathmesh Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., Plot No. 805, Govindrao Patvardhan Marg, &CFCT 9GUV  /WODCK F.P.No.805, T.P.S. IV, Mahim Division, Mumbai City District 6QVCN CFOGCUWTKPI CTGC  US OVT Those who have interest in said property may submit their say in written with evidence within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice CPF OC[ TGOCKP RTGUGPV HQT JGCTKPI CV VJG QHĹżEG OGPVKQPGF CDQXG Failure to submit any say shall be presumed that nobody has any objection and further action will be taken. Sd/(Chandrakant V. Tikule) Seal Place: Mumbai Competent Authority and District Deputy Registrar, No. &&4/7/0QVKEG &CVG  %QQRGTCVKXG 5QEKGVKGU /WODCK  %KV[

District Deputy Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

NOTICE

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Take Notice that my client Mr. Yohann Aspi Patel has lost/misplaced the following original documents. a) Agreement, possession letter and other relevant original documents relating to Flat No. 32 in Ashish Building No. 37 Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., Manish Nagar, Four Bungalows, Andheri (West), Mumbai-400 053, executed by M/s. Dalipsingh Associates with the first owner Mrs. Sunita Nanda. b) Agreement between Mrs. Sunita Nanda and Mrs. Vatsala Thyagarajan. c) Agreement between Mrs. Mrs. Vatsala Thyagarajan and Mr. K.T. Ganesh Krishnan. Any person having any claim against the above documents is directed to submit the same, with proper documentary evidence, to the undersigned within 14 days from the date of publication of this Notice, otherwise claims, if any, will be considered as waived. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013

Take Notice that my client Mr. Jamshed Aspi Patel has lost/misplaced the following original documents. a) Agreement, possession letter and other relevant original documents relating to Flat No. 31 in Ashish Building No. 37 Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., Manish Nagar, Four Bungalows, Andheri (West), Mumbai-400 053, executed by M/s. Dalipsingh Associates with the first owner Mrs. Sunita Nanda. b) Agreement between Mrs. Sunita Nanda and Mrs. Vatsala Thyagarajan. Any person having any claim against the above Share is directed to submit the same, with proper documentary evidence, to the undersigned within 14 days from the date of publication of this Notice, otherwise claims, if any, will be considered as waived. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013

(V.H. PATANKAR) Advocate, High Court, Bombay 3/2, Chandrashekhar Society, S.N. Marg, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 069

(V.H. PATANKAR) Advocate, High Court, Bombay 3/2, Chandrashekhar Society, S.N. Marg, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 069

District Deputy Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

Malhotra House, 6th Floor, Opp. G.P.O., Fort, Mumbai-400 001.

FOR DEEMED CONVEYANCE OF M/s. Shivai Co-operative Housing Society Ltd.

F.P.350, T.P.S.Bombay City No-IV, (Mahim Area), Bhavani Shankar Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai-400028. Application No. 45 of 2013

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Notice is hereby given to 1. The Karnataka Co-op. Hsg. Soc. Ltd. F-4, Karnataka Building, Mogal Lane, Mahim, Mumbai - 400016. 2. M/s. Megapolis Projects Pvt. Ltd. 101, Jaldevi Niwas, Karnataka Society Compound, Mogal Lane, Mahim, Mumbai-400016. ......Opponent/s Above concerned persons take the notice that Jaldevi Darshan Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. JCU CRRNKGF VQ VJKU QHſEG QP 28.06.2013 for declaration of Deemed conveyance of the following properties. In that case, hearing of the said application was kept on 06.08.2013 at 3.00 pm., but opponents were absents. It seen that, as per property card of the above said society, Sr. No. 1 & 2 is owner of the said society’s land. As per interest of Natural Justice they should be heard KP VJKU OCVVGT UQ VJG ſPCN JGCTKPI KU MGRV QP 22.08.2013 at 3.00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given to 1. Mr. Kirit J. Mehta, 403, Tirthkar S. K. Bole Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai - 400028. 2. M/s. K. J. Mehta & Associates, Shital Chaya, Bhainderkar Marg, Off. S. K. Bole Marg, Dadar (West), Mumbai-400028. AND M/s. K. J. Mehta & Associates, 403, Tirthkar S. K. Bole Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai - 400028. 3. Neminath Apartment Co-op. Hsg. Soc. Ltd. F.P. No. 350, Bhaindarkar Marg, Dagadi wadi Off. S. K. Bole Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai - 400028. ......Opponent/s Above concerned persons take the notice that M/s. Shivai Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. JCU CRRNKGF VQ VJKU QHſEG QP 27.06.2013 for declaration of Deemed conveyance of the following properties. In that case, hearing of the said application was kept on 05.08.2013 & 13.08.2013 at 3.00 pm., but subsequently opponents were absents. It seen that, as per property card of the above said society, Sr. No. 1 to 3 is owner of the said society’s land. As per interest of Natural Justice they UJQWNF DG JGCTF KP VJKU OCVVGT UQ VJG ſPCN JGCTKPI KU MGRV QP 02.09.2013 at 3.00 p.m.

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY Place of land situated at Jaldevi Darshan Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., F.P.261, T.P.S.III, Mahim Division, Mogal Lane, Mahim (West), Mumbai-400016. F.P.261, T.P.S.III, Mahim Division, Mumbai City District Total admeasuring area 5846.20 sq. mtr. Those who have interest in said property may submit their say in written with evidence within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice CPF OC[ TGOCKP RTGUGPV HQT JGCTKPI CV VJG QHĹżEG OGPVKQPGF CDQXG Failure to submit any say shall be presumed that nobody has any objection and further action will be taken. Sd/Seal (Chandrakant V. Tikule) Place: Mumbai Competent Authority and No. DDR1/MUM/Notice/3703/2013. District Deputy Registrar, Date: 19.08.2013 Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY Place of land situated at M/s. Shivai Co-operative Housing Society Ltd., F.P. 350, T.P.S. Bombay City No. IV, (Mahim Area), Bhavani Shankar Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai-400028. F.P. 350, T.P.S.IV, Mahim Division, Mumbai City District Total admeasuring area 1212.67 sq. mtr. Those who have interest in said property may submit their say in written with evidence within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice CPF OC[ TGOCKP RTGUGPV HQT JGCTKPI CV VJG QHĹżEG OGPVKQPGF CDQXG Failure to submit any say shall be presumed that nobody has any objection and further action will be taken. Sd/Seal (Chandrakant V. Tikule) Place: Mumbai Competent Authority and District Deputy Registrar, No. DDR1/MUM/Notice/3698/2013. Date: 19.08.2013 Co-operative Societies, Mumbai (1) City

Malhotra House, 6th Floor, Opp. G.P.O., Fort, Mumbai-400 001.

FOR DEEMED CONVEYANCE OF Jaldevi Darshan Co-operative Housing Society Ltd.

F.P.261, T.P.S.-III, Mahim Division, Mogal Lane, Mahim (West), Mumbai-400016.. Application No. 36 of 2013

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MBMC development hit due to staff crunch FESTIVE SPIRIT… Members of the Koli community of Badhwar Park, dressed in traditional attire celebrate ‘Naarli Purnima’ by performing a ‘puja’ to appease the Sea God Varuna, seeking his blessings for a safe and secure fishing season, on Tuesday. Meanwhile, contestants engaged in the sport of breaking coconuts, where thousands of rupees were at stake, on the occasion of ‘Coconut Day’ at Worli Naka, on Tuesday.

As against the need of 67 junior engineers, the administration still works on an age-old staff pattern

By Suresh Golani

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hanks to the acute shortage of technical staff in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), development seems to have taken a back seat in the twin city. The worst affected is the Public Works Department (PWD), followed by the Water Supply, Town Planning and the Anti-Encroachment Wing. Apart from on-going con-

struction work being taken up at 300-odd sites by civic contractors, various multi-crore projects including the BSUP Housing Scheme, the Narothan Project, underground drainage work and water supply projects are underway across the MiraBhayandar region, while a few others are in the pipeline. While two new wards have recently been carved out, taking up the total number of wards from four to six, the

extra responsibility of checking 1267 pre-1995 structures has only added to the department’s woes, as the entire onus of work rests on the shoulders of the Junior Engineers (JE). The acute staff crunch of technical staff, especially JEs, has started showing its adverse effects on the performance of the civic administration. A comparison with other municipal corporations reveals that the MBMC is the weakest civic body in terms of

Kalamboli Police arrests two for stealing trailers By Khushboo Panjabi

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he Kalamboli Police has once again received a complaint regarding a Tata trailer being stolen along with a cash of Rs.11,00,000 from Rodapali village. Earlier, a Tata trailer worth Rs.3,00,000 was stolen by two persons on August 1 at around 9 pm from the Kalamboli steel market, after which a case was registered at the Kalamboli Police Station and the accused were booked

under section 379 of the Indian Penal Code. As the investigation was on, the Kalamboli Police got the new complaint on August 6. “Going by our suspicions, we began to trap the steel market area day in and day out to find the accused and we were soon able to trace the two persons named Gurutej Singhora Singh (23) and Jeetsingh Makhansingh (20) belonging to Punjab and Dahisar respectively. They

were arrested and taken into police custody. Bothe of them accepted being guilty after the interrogation. An amount of Rs.14, 00,000 and both the Tata trailers were recovered”, said Mahesh Tarade, Police Inspector, Kalamboli Police Station. The police has found that the two accused have earlier committed such types of crimes thrice in Ahmedabad and Nanded. “A strict action will be taken against the two”, added Tarade.

technical staff strength. While the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation ,having a populace of 13.45 lakh has a staff strength of 90 JEs, their Ulhasnagar and Bhiwandi counterparts have 35 and 30 JEs on their pay rolls. However, the MBMC which administers a population of more than 10 lakh (sprawling in an area of 79.4 sq.km) still relies on its staff pattern from 2002 and has just 19 JEs. Sensing the gravity of the issue,

Mayor Catlin Pereira has also dashed a letter in this context to the civic chief seeking immediate recruitments. In proportion to the vast area and existing population, the MBMC needs 67 JEs, 20 Divisional Engineers and 7 Executive Engineers. “Taking into consideration the shortfall of technical staff, we have outsourced the services of 10 engineers and will deploy more as and where the need arises. The administrative expenses

now stand at 32 per cent and have to be kept under control,” said, Municipal Commissioner, Suresh Kakani. Admitting that the lack of expertise in the MBMC has affected big-ticket projects, an official said, “Labourers have to work at sites without the guidance of technical staff especially JEs who are over-burdened. This not only leads to unprecedented delays but also puts a question mark on the quality of work.”

Woman falls to death from sixth floor By Suresh Golani

Nagithanwala, the woman was reportedly cleaning the balcony of her sixth floor flat n a tragic mishap, a 43-year-old woman in Peace Heaven Building, but lost her baldied after falling from her sixth floor ance and fell off. She died on the spot. apartment in the Bhabola area of Vasai A case of accidental death has been (west) on Tuesday. Identified as Muneera registered.

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Arrested for PDA

"The duo were booked under section 110 and section 117 (Indecent behaviour By Kainaz Choksey in Churchgate on Monday in public) of the Bombay Ponight. According to police, lice Act. he Azad Maidan police ar- Government Railway Police “Chaudhary is a resident of rested Sufian Ahmed (GRP) Assistant Sub-Inspector Colaba, while Singh, who is Chaudhary (name changed), Gavit spotted the duo in- into the transport business, an 18-year old prostitute and a dulging in indecent behavior resides in Jakeria Bunder area 27-year old man, Nayan Singh, on the footpath outside in Sewri," said PSI Sharad for allegedly indulging in inde- Churchgate station and Kumbhar of the Azad Maidan cent behavior in a public area brought them to police station. police station.

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ADIEU: Friends and relatives of Jyotirbhaskar Jayant Salgaokar, who passed away yesterday, at a funeral procession in Dadar. Salgaokar, who was the founder of popular 'Kaalnirnay' calendar, passed away on Tuesday morning at the Hinduja Hospital after a brief illness. He was 84.


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HE ongoing monsoon session of Parliament is seeing something decidedly odd. So odd, in fact, that Congress president Sonia Gandhi was moved to query “A lie gets halfway around the world Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun before the truth has a chance to get its Jaitley when they met at Rashtrapati Bhavan pants on.” for the President’s At Home on Independence — Winston Churchill Day. Why, she asked Jaitley, is the Rajya Sabha functioning and passing bills while the Lok Sabha gets adjourned every day? The little bird who overhear d the question didn’t catch the reply. But the joke going around Parliament is that pan masala is proving more effective than imported chewing gum. In other words, pan masala addict Rajiv Shukla, who manages the Rajya Sabha for the government, has stolen a march over his gum chewing boss Kamal Nath who has failed to get the Lok Sabha going for even one day despite his legendary ‘deal-making’ skills. Old timers don’t recall this ever happening, that one House conducts business but the n Parliament yesterday, when dis- other doesn’t. PRS Legislative Research, cussion on missing Coal files took which tracks both Houses of Parliament on a place, Prime Minister Manmohan daily basis, had this to say at the end of the eight day of the monsoon session. The Rajya Singh was missing. He should have Sabha cleared another bill, bringing the total been there – he was in charge of the number of bills passed by the Upper House so far to six. The Lok Sabha was adjourned yet Coal portfolio. this time in memory of sitting MP Dilip The Opposition tore into the weak again, Singh Judeo, who passed away last week, and and almost hilarious defence put up navy personnel who died in the tragic fire on by the Coal Minister Sriprakash the naval submarine Sindhurakshak. The Jaiswal. It was indeed pathetic to see Lower House, according to PRS Legislative Research, has not passed a single bill so far him talking about the missing files. He and only 15 percent of its time has been spent actually made things worse for the productively. This is apparently one of the government when he made uncon- most dismal performances by the Lok Sabha, only by two others. One was last vincing observations about the miss- eclipsed year’s monsoon session which was washed ing files. away by the coal scam and the other was the It is evident that important files have 1995 winter session which collapsed in the been taken away. This amounts to de- storm over Sukh Ram’s telecom scandal. MPs are at a loss to figure this one out. Are struction of evidence and attracts in- Jaitley and his Lok Sabha counterpart vestigation and legal action. The CBI Sushma Swaraj playing good-cop-bad-cop? which is looking into ‘Coalgate’ scam Or are they on different wave-lengths? Or is the Shukla-Jaitley BCCI nexus paying off to has stated that its probe cannot go on ensure good behavior in the Rajya Sabha? The properly without the important files treasury and opposition benches in the which evidently have been taken away Upper House have certainly worked out a

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by someone in the Coal Ministry. The CBI will be reporting to the Supreme Court on this issue next week. It is clear why the Prime Minister was ‘missing’ in Parliament yesterday. If he had nothing to hide, why is he not attending Parliament and make a statement? The government does not have any escape route with regard to missing files in the Coal Ministry. Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal is cutting a sorry figure as he keeps producing a bogus explanation with regard to the missing files.

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AMAJWADI PARTY chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s recent tete-a-tete with assorted VHP leaders including Ashok Singhal has sent a wave of dismay through his Muslim constituents. They are wondering whether MuJP leader Arun Jaitley seems to be taking layam is preparing to play footsie again with perverse delight in confusing fellow politisaffron groupies like he did before the 2009 cians these days with references better suited Lok Sabha polls when he formed an alliance to a talkathon by Oxonians from the elite St. Stephen’s College than a gathering of sons (and daughters) of the Indian soil. Some time ago, he pulled Tacitus out of Roman history while speaking in Parliament. Last week, it was a page from British history at a meeting of BJP office bearers from across the country. They had come to Delhi for a presentation on Operation 2014 by the party’s presumptive prime minister candidate, Narendra Modi. Mocking the BJP’s indecision over anointing Modi as its PM nominee, Jaitley told the gathering that this was the party’s Halifax moment. The majority of his dyed-in-saffron audience looked quite blank. They couldn’t understand the subtle point Jaitley was trying to make as he referred to the manner in Arati R. Jerath which Britain’s Conservative Party had dithered over replacing Chamberlain as the UK’s wartime PM during World War II. Amid with the man who was UP chief minister talk of consensus, Chamberlain pitched for when the Babri Masjid was demolished, foreign secretary Halifax although a section felt that a better candidate to lead the war Kalyan Singh. While Mulayam aides are attempting to ex- against Hitler’s Germany was Winston plain away the meeting as an attempt to buy Churchill who was tougher, more decisive peace with the VHP before its planned march and aggressively opposed to appeasing the to Ayodhya to demand the construction of a Germans. Jaitley went on to say that on the day the Ram mandir, others are not quite convinced. Reports are circulating that Mulayam and son vote was to take place to elect a new leader in Akhilesh were more than welcoming while re- place of Chamberlain, Halifax, realizing which ceiving the VHP delegation. According to way the wind was blowing, stayed away on the these reports, Akhilesh bent down to touch pretext of a toothache. This paved the way for Singhal’s feet as a mark of respect. And Sing- Churchill’s appointment as PM despite many hal reciprocated with fulsome praise for a misgivings. History proved Churchill to be a winning choice. But many in the BJP were at a young man who upholds Indian traditions. The mutual admiration has not gone down loss to understand where Jaitley was pointing. well with sections of the SP. Akhilesh’s feared A round of quiet explanations had to be given ‘chacha’ Azam Khan was the first to hit out for the penny to drop.

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DUCATION is backbone of society and is largely responsible for is upliftment. Mahatma Gandhi was a critic of traditional education and viewed that "By education, I mean an all-round drawing of the best in child and man in body, mind and spirit." His Wardha scheme was pointer in this direction. Accordingly, these should be the basic tenets of Gandhian education.

sufficient units.

Emphasis on morality: By education, Gandhi meant the improvement of morality within a student. Without being bookish, a student should adopt certain moral ethical codes like truth, nonviolence, charity and so on which will illumine his character. Thus a character building through education was a prime concern for Gandhi.

Free primary education: Gandhiji advocated for free and compulsory Non-participation in politics: education for all-boys and girls between 7 and Gandhiji wanted to keep the students 14 years. Education should be imparted in away from politics. If students will participrimary level in the student's mother tongue. pate in politics, they will be pawn at the A free primary universal education is to be imparted to all the children in the village. This will make the backbone of a country strong.

Place of vocational education: A love for manual work will be injected in the mind of children. This is not a compulsion but the child will learn it by doing. Being free from mere bookish knowledge, a student should resort to manual work. He, thus, put emphasis on vocational and functional education. “Earning while learning” was the motto of this education. This wills increase the creativity in a student. As Gandhi wanted to make Indian village’s self-sufficient units, he emphasised that vocational education should increase the efficiency within the students who will make the village as self-

publicly. He said the meeting with the VHP sent a wrong signal to the Muslim community. With BSP chief Mayawati smirking over the public relations disaster by the father and son duo, the UP government has moved into damage control mode quickly and cancelled permission for the VHP yatra.

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hands of the politicians who will utilize them for fulfilling their desire. This will hamper the development of a student and his education will suffer a setback. So, he advised the students to keep themselves completely away from politics.

Women education: Gandhi was a protagonist of women education. He advocated that three should be no distinction in equality of status between men and women in society. He vehemently opposed Purdah system and widowhood. He wanted to free women from social serfdom.

So, the number of girl students considerably rose in various educational institutions inside the country. Thus, Gandhi emphasised the need of women education to improve the lot of society. Gandhi's idea on education is a novel one. His idea of vocational education was unique which even now-a-days is being promoted by the government in India.

Gandhi's Sarvodaya: Sarvodya is otherwise known as Gandhian Socialism. It is the around development of an individual. This idea came to the mind of Gandhi when he was translating John Raskin's book 'Unto the Last'. It includes the following features.

Upliftment of all: Gandhian Sarvodya is a principle which is universal. It is a new approach of, socialism. It was against the principle that growth of majority in the society will improve the condition of the society. On the other hand Gandhi envisaged that all the individuals have equal importance in the society and so upliftment of every man in the society is a vital necessity. Ideal social order: Sarvodaya brings to the forefront an idea social order. It includes .several socio-¬economic programmes. Eradication of poverty, removal of untouchability, promotion of widow remarriage, introduction of Khadi, welfare of the cows etc. By improving these aspects, Gandhi pointed out that the social order can be regulated and socialism can be attained.


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Women’s safety: Railways need to pull up their socks ONCE again we witnessed the incident of a woman (this time an American national) being attacked on a suburban local on Sunday (18th). This follows the very recent incident of molestation attempt on the lady who was travelling in the suburban train compartment, on 27th July between Mahalaxmi-Lower Parel stations. In the current case, what was more astonishing was that after the lady was attacked, she was made to wait at the Mumbai Central stn., as the GRP and RPF argued over whose responsiblity it was to provide her medical aid. Did they not have even a pinch of humanity when the lady was injured and bleeding? Is it not always better to take precautionary steps rather than invite trouble and go through mental disturbance when days are indeed bad? And especially, when you can’t even get honest and fast help from the police who are supposed to provide security. Incidentally, at least during such non-peak hours, the lady coaches should have the presence of lady GRP personnel. — Ms. Ramya Krishna Kumar, Dombivli

  

NaMo’s political gimmick GUJARAT Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP ) leadership reach out to 25 per cent of the Muslim population voters in all states like they did in Gujarat assembly elections last time to reach the magical figure of half-way mark of the simple majority of 272 plus seats in 2014 Lok Sabha general elections is politically motivated, stunt, rubbish and desperate move to save the BJP party who is falling at the alarming rate due to authoritative and dictatorial style of functioning of the Narendra Modi. His statement that 25 per cent

CUNNING PLOY: The Gujarat CM is trying all his cheap tricks with the selfish motive of becoming the next prime minister. Muslims voters have voted for BJP in Gujarat is utter nonsense as they vote under the fear that if they do not vote for Modi they will be eliminated in shortest period of time and which has been proved in 2002 Gujarat riots where many innocent Muslim people were butchered and their houses were burnt under his rule in the name of Hindu religion and caste. I strongly feel that BJP chief campaigner, Narendra Modi is desperate and wants to become prime minister of the country in

ment during non-peak hours and reserve some seats for women in men’s compartment like they have in BEST buses. Also, men and women’s compartment should only be separated by some parallel rods for administration purpose only so that men can easily come to the rescue of women in case of an emergency. Crime on wheels should attract harsh punishment like jail term and heavy fines so that people think twice before committing crime. Also, railway police force needs strengthening, looking at the rise in crimes during travel. NEED TO TIGHTEN SECURITY: Security for women commuters on suburban trains must be beefed up and this issue should be taken seriously by the railway authorities if they want to stop the rising crime against women on local trains. YET another ‘SHAME’ on Mumbai locals as a foreign national is slashed and robbed of her valuables while commuting and this is a rising trend which should act as an eye-opener and addressed urgently. Rapes, molestations, robbery and other crimes are on the rise in Mumbai locals which are a lifeline of the city and used by over 60 per cent on a daily basis by the city population.

One wonders what is stopping the railways from using latest technology like CCTV cameras in women compartments and other sensitive locations when the same costs a bare minimum? Why not women escort during non-peak hours in women’s compartments when crime is on the rise? The best solution is to do away with reserved women’s compart-

Lokpal at Centre and Lokayukta at state level will be independent bodies. ACB and CBI will be merged into these bodies. They will have power to initiate probes and proseTHIS is with reference to the edit- cution against any officer or politipage article ‘Convicted MPs should cian without needing anyone’s quit’ (ADC, Aug 20) by Kuldip Nayar. permission. Investigation should The writer is quite right in calling be completed within a year and trial the Parliament a temple of democ- to get over in next year. Within two racy and the members, ‘pujaris and years, the corrupt should go to jail. saying that if they defile it, its sanc— Hansraj Bhat, Borivali tity is lost. Of late our ParLETTER OF liament has indeed THE DAY become home for quite a few with criminal records with cases EACH time I travel abroad on a holpending in courts. The Supreme iday, I can’t help cursing our Court needs to be complimented wretched politicians for the state of for taking note of this and decreed affairs they have brought our nation that those among the MPs who have to. The Rupee is junk. The infrabeen convicted will stand automat- structure is pathetic. They are just ically disqualified. All the political looting the nation in the name of parties without exception have be- the poor or aam aadmi. The tax come jittery on this judgement and payer is a milch cow. The governhave risen in unison against it be- ment finds convenient from time to cause, as the writer rightly points time milch. out, “power in politics being such a If ever India has made progress, it driving force, morality or ethics is thanks to the enterprising spirit does not matter” and experience and determination of Indians who shows that it is most often only such despite all odds, shortcomings and people who are able to get the win- lack of government support have ning votes and that is all they want. managed to keep this country But the elected representatives are afloat. Look at the way politicians the final authority and so it will be and babus keep distributing freegood if the convicted members take bies; surely they wouldn’t have done the initiative and voluntarily resign it with their personal wealth. With with a sense of moral responsibility. foreign currency getting expensive, — Dr. V. Subramanyan, Thane Indian universities are offering twinning programmes which are seeing a surge in student enrollment. The struggle for student will THOUGH the citizens of India are be on for ever with increasing fall of happy to note that the Prime Minis- rupee against the dollar. ter will be brought within the ambit — Jayanthy Subramaniam, Sion of the Lokpal legislation, they want the Lokpal legislation as follows; and it should be implemented strictly and indiscriminately with HENCEFORTH. let the pictures of immediate effect. Saina Nehwal, Ashwini Ponappa, The 121 crore people of India P.V. Sindhu, Jawala Gutta and the want the Jan Lokpal law only as fol- rest who play badminton, decorate lows, in every aam aadmis’ all round and adore the front page, middle security at the earliest. It must have page and the last page not to omit the following provisions in the win- sports page! Indeed, cricket is not ter session, without fail: the only game—it, indeed, is played 2014 by hook or crook.

— Bhagwan Thadani, Mumbai

Tainted MPs must quit

National deterioration

Lokpal legislation essential

Why glorify only cricket?

— S.N. Kabra, Goregaon

  

MOVING train has become a convenient target for miscreants to show their stunt against the weaker sex. Both the State and the Society are equally responsible for safeguarding the interest of women travelling through public transport system especially in local trains/ It is our endeavour and duty to provide safe and free travel for women in trains without eve-teasing and other ways of harassment. The way foreigner slashed, robbed in first class

ladies coach is a less and at the same time opened up Pandora’s Box. State Government has to provide police protection for women in local trains as the number of such happenings is on the increase in recent times. Again, in the special ladies trains running through peak hours proper security should be provided in all the compartments. Mobile, Handbag, Jewel stealing are part and parcel of train journey in the city and the Railway department is having the sole responsibility to have Railway Police to stop such stealing with the train from the lady passengers. After the attack on foreign national and many such cases it is time to beef up security. Cowardly act by threatening during odd hours in a train is an ordeal for women going out for work and return during odd hours or go to their duty during late hours. Security must be beefed up at all corners in the metro City and other big towns to minimise such happenings. For women life has become very dangerous and it is up to the State Government and Society to do a world of good to make women more safer at all time. — C.K. Subramaniam, Sanpada

for money and glamour. But badminton, hockey, kho-kho, kabadi, and, what with football another favourite of the masses played all over the world, and the Jharkhandi girls who should fill the pages. Even in our daily life we play cricket in our mind, not with conventional bats and balls but also with our mind boggling issues, I mean mindset! Indeed, the socalled conventional cricket is played for money whereas other games are free of money! Why so? I don’t know? Even squash is a good game it exercises all parts/ limbs of the body, but, it’s hardly or never talked about?

JUST couple of days ago, there was news that Kiran Bedi could be Delhi’s CM candidate for the BJP. The news brings excitement and also gives a ray of hope. Though it seems to be only a rumour, lest the news become true, then it would be a big loss for AAP too. The time comes when people don’t see just the party member’s seniority, they want a good politician with enthusiasm. So if the news is correct, then no BJP party member should oppose or cry for the seniority; it’s the people’s demand.

— P. Chakravorty, Fort

— Bhavesh Jani, Nala Sopara

Kiran Bedi: Beam of Hope

Will Tunda spill the beans? terrorists’ network in India. Nothing of that sort has happened till date in the country and we are back to square one. And, now, the bomb maker terrorist Tunda has been nabbed and, as in Kasab’s case, this prized catch is expected to yield extremely “valuable” data that can help the NIA in thwarting the terrorists’ nefarious plans in the bud. Let us wait and watch. — Arun Malankar, Santa Cruz

BIG HOPES: Will Tunda’s capture prove beneficial to the NIA in eliminating terrorism after getting useful information from the terrorist during interrogation? FIVE years back when the Pak terrorist, Ajmal Kasab was arrested, it was claimed to be the first case of its kind of an extremist being captured alive. It was also said that his interrogation would provide information that could lead to busting of the

  

THE slow moving wheels of the Indian legal system may ultimately find Tunda guilty and send him to the gallows. It may take another few years for the President to decide on his mercy plea. It may also happen that before the human judiciary arrives at a firm conclusion, the Highest Court of Appeal for the entire mankind may intervene to pass the inevitable final judgment. — Vineet Phadtare, Borivali


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A Scoring Subject

ith the reduction in the syllabus of Algebra, the portion is now easier and a boon for the weaker students, as this subject is now more scoring. Let’s deal first with the chapters that are more difficult to score. Quadratic equations is a chapter most of the students find difficult especially the latter exercises in the chapter. Weaker students find word problems more difficult as they have to form equations. But I am sure that any student can overcome this difficulty with regular practice. The first chapter on Arithmetic Progression, is very scoring. Besides this, Linear Equations, Probability and Statistics I are very easy. Hence, weaker students must focus on them. Statistics 2 is a chapter, which includes drawing pie-diagram, histogram, frequency polygon and the frequency curve. Again very scoring. Students, you must focus on the basic concepts of every chapter as the sums are based on them. Textbook exercises and the problem set must be done thoroughly. Do the solved examples for extra-practice. You may refer to any other books for practice sums. Maths has to be practiced every day of the week, with Algebra and Geometry being done on alternate days. Students normally do not score well in Algebra as their basic knowledge of integers (this is where sign errors come in) solving of equations and simplifications using identities is not strong enough. Hence, revise your rules and especially all algebraic identities like (a+b)2, (a-b)2, a3+b3, etc. To end, on a positive note, students must remember that a student with average intelligence can also score nearly full marks in Maths, only if he or she puts in hardwork which includes daily practice. Be like a caterpillar who veraciously devourers the leaves. Develop an appetite for Maths, to overcome the barrier, the fears and to conquer every sum or problem that comes your way.

State government assures 537 vacancies would be filled within the next 3 months

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Arithmetic Progression As I have mentioned earlier this is a scoring chapter, especially for the weaker students. Here are the basic concepts in the chapter: A sequence is a collection of numbers arranged in a definite order according to some definite rule. Writing the first ‘n’ terms of a sequence using the formula. To find any term of an Arthmetic Progression (AP) using the formula tn=a + (n-1)d

where ‘a’ is the first term (t1) ‘n’ is the no of the term ‘d’ is the common difference To identity if a given sequence is an AP To find the sum of the ‘n’ terms of an AP using the formula Sn=n/2 [2a+(n-1)d] Solving word problems on consecutive terms in an AP. 3 Consecutive terms: a-d, a, a+d 4 Consecutive terms: a-3d, a-d, a+d, a+3d (Common difference is 2d). 5 Consecutive terms: a-2d, a-d, a, a+d, a+2d

Here are some extra sums for practice, 1) Write the first 4 terms of the sequence where tn= 10n-1 2) The second term and the fifth term of an AP are 5/2 and 4. Find a, d and 3rd term 3) Find 3 numbers in AP such that a) Their sum is 12 and sum of their cubes is 408 b) Their sum is 36 and the third number exceeds the sum of the first and second by 2. 4) Find the sum of the first 69 terms of an AP whose 35th term is 30. 5) Find the sum of all numbers between 200 and 400 which are divisible by 7. 6) A man repays a loan of Rs.4500 without interest in 15 installments, each installment being less than the preceding installment by Rs 5. What are his first and last installments? 7) A farmer borrows Rs.2600 and agrees to repay it with total interest of Rs.180 in 8 installments; each installment being more than the preceding installment by Rs 10. What should be his first installment? 8) find the sum of all two digit numbers divisible by 3. 9) If the 7th term of an AP is 15 and 13th term is 27, find the nth term. Hence find the 20th term. 10) Find the first negative term of the sequence 138, 134, 139, 126….

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he Government of Maharashtra has assured the Bombay High Court that it would fill up 537 vacancies of teachers in the government-aided secondary and higher secondary schools in Mumbai within three months. The statement was made by Advocate General Darius Khambata, as the division Bench headed by Chief Justice asked the state to complete the process of recruiting before Diwali so that students would benefit in the second semester. The Advocate General also assured that the state would consider filling up vacancies in the primary schools as well, reports PTI. Taking suo moto (on its own) cognisance of newspaper reports regarding shortage of teachers across government schools in the state, the High Court had a week ago sought the government's response. In an affidavit, Prakash Thube, Joint Secretary, School Education, on Monday stated that government had proposed to fill up 537 vacant posts of teachers in the governmentaided schools in the city; the proposal would be cleared soon. He said the authorities would direct the Director and Deputy Director of Education to give No Objection Certificates to aided schools to fill up the vacancies of teachers. This, he said, would be done a war-footing within two months of the state giving sanction for filling up these posts. In the affidavit, Thube sought a month's time for the state to give sanction; thus, he said, within three months the process of filling vacancies for teachers posts would be complete. The affidavit said that teachers were appointed on the basis of students' strength in respective school. But during a roll verification drive in 2011, it was found that many aided schools had bogus students on their rolls, in order to claim aid from the government fraudulently. Of the 2,03,69,638 students in government-aided schools across Maharashtra, 20,70,520 students were non-existing. The High Court has taken notice of media reports saying that 18,000 students studying in aided schools across the state had no teachers, and the freeze on recruitment last year had made the matters worse. In Mumbai, the reports said, 792 aided schools had shortage of 630 teachers in total. In some schools, parents had volunteered to teach, such was the shortage of teachers.


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watching and listening to. College is a whole new ball game. Here’s where you get a taste of the real world. This is where you will really find yourself minus all the external factors that governed your life earlier. This is where you will meet individuals from all walks of life, with their own independent thought processes, likes and dislikes. No clones here! You have the freedom to dress as you want and are given your due independence, savour it!

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Be open-minded Don’t be snooty and don’t look down at people. Embrace your new life and the people that come with it. You are likely to meet people that you wouldn’t have interacted with earlier in your life. Everybody here

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I have secured 73.83 per cent in my HSC exams (Science) with Electronics as my vocational subject. I have also secured a 79 per cent in the MHTCET exams. I wish to pursue a BE in Electrical Engineering. Can you help me with the list of government aided colleges that offer this course? What are the fees and other relevant details? Will this course fetch me a good job? — Ashok Mohite

Kindly go through your MHT-CET brochure which has all the relevant details of the aided and unaided institutes, fees, courses offered or log on to www.dte.org.in. If you fulfill the requirements as laid down by a company at the time of recruitment you may be selected.

I am currently in HSC (Commerce) stream at Mithibai College. I would like to know which institutions in Mumbai offer a BBA course. I have heard that if one pursues a BBA then an MBA becomes simpler. Is this true? As I am planning to do MBA, I would like to know the other courses that will help me to get into an MBA course. — Shreya Ramaswamy

BBA is offered by other universities and not by the University of Mumbai in India as well as abroad. Since both, BMS and BBA form the foundation of the management course, grasping the concepts at the Master’s level may be smooth. However, please note that MBA can be studied by any graduate irrespective of their stream. The MBA course requires a candidate with good communication and presentation skills, creativity, leadership qualities, team spirit, sportsmanship and an undying positive attitude. By doing courses, one does not get selected for an MBA. To get selected for a management course you need to clear the entrance exam, sail through the group discussion and personal interview, have an overall good academic record and work experience coupled with extracurricular activities. If you have any queries for this column, contact us on education@afternoondc.in

MUMBAI | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013 Continued from pg 13 « world now and will come across different sets of people wherever you go for the rest of your life.

Listen up, college newbies!

Join a college group or committee Every college has a number of committees and groups whether it’s cultural, language-related or even activity based. You will find numerous committees and groups in your college. Be a part of one to meet like-minded people, gain experience and exposure and develop your talents and interests. If you think you have a leader in you, stand for an election! Whether it’s to be a class representative or student council member, be active and use your time well to do so. This again adds volume to your resume and gives you oodles of experience which will only benefit you in the future. College Fests Two organisations that we strongly Your college will always be buzzing with recommend for an overall development some upcoming college festival or the and fun experience are AISEC and other. Whether it is your own college or Rotaract. another college, put your best foot forAISEC is a global youth network that is ward and take part. Participate in the try impacting the world through leadership outs, be a part of the organising commit- development experiences. The best part tee or simply volunteer to help wherever about joining AISEC are its international required. These experiences add a lot of exchange programmes. Thanks to AISEC weightage to your resume. So make your which is completely run by the youth, presence felt wherever you deem fit. you get the opportunity to take up an internship in another country. You will Enjoy the freedom but don’t abuse it While you are at college you are going to feel like a bird set free. With a fixed quota of attendance required and lesser lectures to attend, you are free to attend or not attend lectures at your own risk. Here’s when you will find yourself going for movies, lunches and dinners, by yourself with your college-mates. Your social life will expand considerably and you are free to make plans through the day without the supervision of your parents. And while you get a taste for this newfound freedom, use it responsibly.

be helped throughout to get the kind of internship you want and get an amazing opportunity to live and work in another country. Rotaract on the other hand is equally youth-oriented too. By being a member you meet some great people and develop yourself at all levels completely. You can take part in community service, be professionally developed or even join their editorial team. Rotaract has a lot to offer and will help you take on the big bad world once you start working. Join a class, develop a hobby, learn something new! If you have spent all your time studying to get top grades in school, make sure you use the additional time to develop an interest and learn something you haven’t before! Learn a language, learn to dance, sing or even play an instrument. It’s always good to learn something new and there can never be an end to learning. Revive your love for an old hobby, hobbies are very important and when you get older you will realise their true value.

Want to study Marine Biology in the UK

What is the difference between an SOP (Statement of Purpose) and a Common Application Essay? — Aman The Common Application essay is for US undergraduate college applications. It is designed for admissions officers to learn more about the personality and life experiences of the applicant. For this essay, you should generally pick an incident or experience of significance to you and illustrate how it has changed you or helped you grow. The Statement of Purpose (SOP), on the other hand, is generally meant for

applications to UK schools or Masters programs anywhere. In the SOP, you should focus on what you want to study, why you want to study it, and why you want to enroll in that particular college to study that subject. You can give examples of faculty research at that college that interests you and that you might want to participate in. You can also give examples from your own extracurricular activities, research, and work experience that are relevant to that particular field of study and that would make you a good candidate to study that subject at that college.

I intend to study Marine Biology in the UK. What are some of the classes and degrees available for the course? — Jehan

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is a Partner at OnCourse and a Harvard graduate, and is also a Psychology major with a minor in Economics The standard undergraduate Marine Biology BSc degree in the UK has the UCAS code of C160, and there are a wide range of universities which run this course, along with Joint Honours degrees with other subjects such as Oceanography, Zoology, Chemistry and so on. If an applicant fails to get on the pure Marine Biology BSc, the university may offer them a place on a Joint Honours degree instead. Some of the universities that offer a BSc in Marine Biology are Aberdeen University, Southampton University, University of Hull and Portsmouth University. Laboratorybased practical work and a number of field trips complement the lectures, seminars and tutorials. In your final year you will work alongside postgraduate and doctoral

scientists within the school. Each academic year is divided into three terms and you will study several subjects during each tern with an assessment at the end of the year. Various assessment methods are used including conventional exams, coursework, practical or project work, posters and oral presentations, and you will be assigned a personal tutor who will provide academic support and guidance throughout your degree.

I have a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. What are my job prospects? — Karim

Industrial Engineering has many job prospects which also cut across several industries. Most undergraduate industrial engineers are hired as process improvement engineers in manufacturing companies like Cummins, L&T etc. More lucrative job opportunities can be found in supply chain roles in e-commerce companies like Flipkart and Amazon and logistic companies like DHL and Fedex. There are very few jobs offered to undergraduates without experience by management consulting companies which are the most lucrative and hence the most competitive.


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I am a big fan of accessories like scarves, earrings and bags. I think they can add much character to an otherwise boring outfit. I also like colours like pink, green, blue and yellows I always wear the same shade of bright peach lipstick. To me comfort is relative, because sometimes I do torture myself by wearing a killer pair of heels if the occasion calls for it. However, I am currently pretty inspired by the hippie trend of rustic colours and Kolhapuris.

mix of Thai, Chinese, Indian and Continental food priced between Rs.30 and Rs.200. If you’re a salad person, Candies should definitely be your go-to place, for the restaurant has an amazing salad bar priced at Rs.145 for a single serving. The salads are both vegetarian and nonvegetarian and include all time favourites like the Maria Khatri Potato Salad and the Russian Finance Salad. The laid-back, comfortood has always been an able ambience and the food important part of every makes Candies a must visit Mumbaikar’s life. We, there- for foodies with the surety fore, choose our eateries that you’ll definitely come carefully, oscillating between back for several more rounds elegant restaurants and the of yumminess. chai stalls on the street, depending on our mood and budget. Candies, a quaint eatery with multiple branches across Bandra, is the perfect spot for a foodie on a budget. A cozy three-storied bungalow houses this simple restaurant which caters to a clientele of varied ages. Their menu is an eclectic

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The new Point-of-view (POV) cameras-like the iON Air Pro and iON Adventure- are being embraced by all sorts of active individuals, from extreme sports pros to outdoor adventurers. As the quality and feature sets of action cameras have improved, enhancing their capabilities, broadcast TV crews and pro video production teams have been adding POV cameras to their range of video equipments. The wearable, highdefinition video camera offers new features designed to make it easy for skiers, bikers, boarders, skaters and other sports enthusiasts to capture and share videos and images-while retaining the compact size, light weight, waterproof design and Wi-Fi connectivity of the original Air Pro. The GPS-equipped iON Adventure is designed for travellers and adventure-seekers, and the iON Speed Pro is for motor and marine sports and racing. With a 14 megapixel sensor, the iON Air Pro 2 captures 60 frames per second HD video. A new 180 degree lens provides a wide field of view to capture more of a scene, and its standard battery provides 2.5 hours of recording time. With the addition of the accessory Wi-Fi PODZ, iON Air Pro 2 users can upload videos to social sites via iON’s iOS and Android apps for smart phones and tablets. It’s priced at USD 299.99 (Rs.18,000).

Euro School celebrates unique raksha bandhan Why D’you Only Call Me When You’re High (Song of the week) Artist: The Arctic Monkeys

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This song has to be the catchiest little rock song of the week. The Arctic Monkeys are back, with their new album AM and possibly a new look? So far, the singles they’ve released of the album seem to be doing quite well and fit perfectly into what 2013 needs of its alternative rock scene. Have a listen to ‘Why D’you Only Call Me When You’re High’ and you’ll know what we’re talking about.

A SCARY CONJURING!

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor

MOVIE REVIEW Nainika Agarwal BMM Student

The Conjuring, the latest horror flick on the block, has invited mixed reviews about its propensity to scare. I say, SCARY! The director has used startling whispers and banging noises in the right proportion to put the audience on edge, which, let's be honest, is the real measure of how scary a horror movie is. The graphics are quite good, unlike many horror movies that overdo it with plastic-y props. Though the story is a horror movie classic-house haunted by old spirits, it is done somewhat differently and provides for an interesting watch. The story is good too, and the fact that it's based on a true story, adds to the scare factor. Overall, a must-watch if you are a horror movie buff!

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uro School celebrated Rakhsha Bandhan in a unique way this year. The festival traditionally signifies the bond between a brother and sister. The pre-primary children saw a short skit performed by the teachers on the

« HAPPENING SHAPPENING essence of the festival. Taking this a step further, this day was celebrated as the day of Universal Brotherhood. The children thanked all the support and non teaching staff – maids, housekeeping, office boys, drivers along with their security personnel by giving them a rakhi and a small token in the form of sweets. As an extension to the festival, the senior school children also went to the local police station, the fire station, auto rickshaw

stand and the toll booth and thanked community helpers like firefighters, police officials and public utility persons by sharing sweets with them and thanking them for taking

care of them. The police officials and fire fighters in return thanked the children for their gesture and distributed chocolates amongst them!


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« ALERTS WWI’S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Whistling Woods International Neeta Lulla School of Fashion has announced a Scholarship Programme for the Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design which is a two year program where students are trained under the guidance of experts from the fashion industry. Scholarships of up to 100 per cent will be granted exclusively to students exhibiting the required skills during the initial screening procedure. With India’s unique heritage in textiles, art and culture, thanks to the settlement of different civilizations like the Mughals, Persians, British and Chinese, the cultural fabric of the country is woven with the influences of all these civilizations. Against this backdrop, students need to design a collection of 6 garments in stylized croquis and flat sketches with 4” x 4” fabric swatches and samples of all trims on the theme ‘Corporate Wear with an Indian Influence’. The initial screening on August 24, 2013 will evaluate students on the basis of their creative work, academic records and a personal interview. The students short listed from Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai will then be judged in Mumbai by a jury comprising five of India’s top designers. These students will then have the opportunity to prove themselves and avail the full scholarship depending on their overall performance. Procedure to Apply 1. Download the application form and take a printout. 2. Fill up all the details in the application form, and attach photocopies of all the documents. 3. Send the filled application form with all the necessary attachments by courier 4. You may send the application fee of Rs.1500 either by demand draft along with the application form or do an online transfer. 5. Appear for the entrance exam on August 24. Make the designs for the scholarship contest as per the details given and submit them during the entrance exam. 6. Alternatively, send scanned copies to wwinl@whistlingwoods.net or courier the designs along with the Application Form and SOP. Last date for submission via email or courier is August 24.

MAHINDRA WAR ROOM

The Mahindra Group recently launched Season Six of the ‘Mahindra War Room’, its innovative employer branding and talent attraction initiative. This contest offers students from India’s top BSchools a chance to apply their strategic skills and knowledge to develop innovative solutions for actual business challenges of the diverse Mahindra group businesses. The best team from each campus is selected and flown down to Mumbai, where they present their strategies to a jury comprising Mr. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group and the Presidents.

SCHULICH’S MBA PROGRAM

Canada’s Schulich School of Business, will soon launch a new MBA program in Hyderabad in collaboration with the GMR Group. Schulich offers the EMBA program in partnership with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA. Schulich will open its doors in September to 40 MBA students in Hyderabad. Students will spend the first year at the Hyderabad campus and the second year at Schulich’s Toronto campus. The Schulich faculty will teach all of the courses in Hyderabad, as well as in Toronto.

‘There is a great demand for choreographers and tremendous scope to have a good career’

says choreographer Pooja Dilip Shah

fact I even dream about dancing all the time. This shows how much I love it. When working on a project, the horeography is the art of choreographer must fully compreplanning and designing a hend the director's vision of the set off movements in performance and must be thorwhich movement and ough with the script and music. form are specified. The choreogra- The choreographer has to support pher works closely with the music the director's vision so that all director, costume designer, set aspects of movement and dance designer and lighting crew to work come together as part of the ensure that the stage movements bigger picture. Some directors give match with the music, costumes, their choreographers tremendous sets and lighting. freedom and liberty but the choreChoreographers in community ographer has to ultimately ensure theatre must often work with non- that the end result is a great perdancers, or dancers with limited formance and a success. experience, as well as those who I love my career. I love the vari-

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From Being to Applying to Knowing By Dinesh Singh

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« PEER SPEAK have had considerable training. Choreographers usually start their careers as dancers and take up choreographing while still performing, especially in smaller set ups. Choreography is used in a variety of fields like fashion shows, dances, cheerleading, cinematography, gymnastics, theatre and films. When I started I never thought of making it my career, but when I started learning the various expressions, it made me feel beautiful and encouraged me to learn further. I then started going for competitions and auditions and realised that I could dance and would keep dancing all my life. In

ous moods, tunes, rhythms, beats and everything else connected with choreography. It is challenging and competitive, keeps you fit and most importantly it makes you a beautiful person. My degree in Commerce was not of much help in dancing. However dancing is a different subject and has a particular kind of study which is rather extensive. However, I will always give education more importance. I have done my B.Com and M.Com and I am happy with my degrees. Education has given me a lot of confidence since I consider all knowledge to be extremely important for a person

Librarians’ Day was celebrated at Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development (WE School) recently to respect the spirit of ‘Librarianship’.

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he event commemorating libraries and librarians across the world was aimed at elucidating the various steps taken to kindle the lost connection between a library and its reader. Libraries are trying to liberate themselves from the traditional cocoon to hone their information sharing capabilities through the adoption of state of the art technology. Channeling the myriad potential of technology, libraries are today getting accustomed to the likings of digital natives such as e-books, audio-visual materials, online databases etc. With the presence of personalities like Prof. Harsha

to feel confident. Also, commerce comes in handy particularly in decisions related to accounts. I keep upgrading my knowledge about new styles. Training is very important but also so much fun. Teachers are strict but they also bring out the best in you. It can also be annoying at times when my team or I do not get a technique right. Nevertheless, as the saying goes, there is no gain without pain and I believe everything that I have given this profession and all that I am going to put into it is going to be worth it. It is also tiring at times because sometimes you forget to eat with all the practice.

I have learnt classical and ballroom dancing from Sandeep Soparrkar; worked with several good choreographers and done a lot of shows and events. The styles I like best are jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, ballroom, classical and Bollywood. To those who want to enter this field I would say stay calm and most importantly give yourself time to grow with dancing. Also, work with passion. Do not get discouraged and give it your best. I think every field including choreography has a lot of competition and struggle if you want to make a mark. Keep dancing to express

yourself and enjoy your work. When your emotions are right everything will fall in place. There is no fixed salary for a fresher. You may start with approximately Rs.5000 for a show since there is no written rule about the time-period or how long it takes to become a professional. It all depends on how much hard work you put in to get there, the support you need from your loved ones, self-motivation and a little luck that motivates you to keep trying. The disadvantages and difficulties pale when you think of the advantages of dancing. It keeps you young, active, creative, stress-

Celebrating Librarians

free and fit. It makes you flexible, improves your stamina and always keeps you healthy while providing you great career opportunities and a scope to grow. Today, the entertainment industry is growing phenomenally thanks to the media and the new interest by the corporate world in sponsorships. This is a great boost for the industry and consequently for choreographers. Today there is great demand for choreographers and tremendous scope for a choreographer to have a good career. So get ready for the lights,camera and action. As told to Monarose Sheila Pereira

Parekh, Ex- Professor and HOD, Dept of Library and Information Science, S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai, B.P. Prakash, Global Head, IRC, Tata Consultancy Services, Dr. S. Venkatadesan, Director, LRC, ISB, Hyderabad, Dr. Medha Joshi , HOD, LIS, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, M. K. Chettiar, CEO, Bharat Book Bureau, Prof. Vijayan Pankajakshan, Dean, HR, Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research and N.V. Sathyanarayana, Chairman and MD, Informatics (India), the event was a reflection of the imminent evolution of libraries to technologically advanced knowledge centres. Another highlight of the day was the launch of ‘InfoWe’, a highly interactive portal at the WE School library. With separate dashboards for students and faculty, it will be a one stop shop for all the knowledge requirements with research papers, news updates, and access to online databases, details on new arrivals and its availability (both print & e-books), student’s book reviews and the like.

rom the early 1900s to today, what has changed in the overall business landscape? Quick answer - a lot! The way we manufacture, reach out to customers, work in teams, build organisational structures are completely different. Not only core industries such as finance, health care, food have evolved, but new industries like technology and internet intersected with all other industries to change the rules. Now, what about changes in MBA education? Some 100 years ago, we used to go to MBA campuses, learn basics of business from experts in the classrooms, work on due submissions, and build relationships with our batch-mates. << Dinesh Singh Does that sound any different Director-Student from what we do now in our Engagement, business schools? Sunstone Business schools carry an Business School even greater burden of keeping up with the industry demand for leadership in numbers and quality–readiness to perform. This requires business schools to innovate and keep up with the pace of change. There are three key areas of change in our current Business School structure: Focus on processing information, rather than providing information: Even until the 90s, several people carried their notes with them when they graduated from top schools, for reference! Information was really only available in expensive books, and hand-written journals. However, today one can find most information for free or very inexpensively. This is putting more pressure on changing the focus from ‘collecting the dots’ to ‘connecting the dots’. The future schools will focus more on ‘learning’ rather than ‘teaching’. The difference between teaching and learning is similar to the difference between tasks and achievements. Teaching is a task, and making students learn is an achievement. We might be performing our tasks but might not be achieving the right results. Using the workplace as a learning playground: The proliferation of manufacturing led to ‘campuslike’ companies in the first half of the 20th century. Everybody lived together and worked together. With the ‘knowledge industry’ being the main growth driver now and rapid globalisation, typical businesses tend to be much more distributed. Various tasks including managing teams, motivating people, and negotiations are performed in a distributed environment today. Business schools, however, are still pre-dominantly ‘campus-based’. Do they really need to be campus-based? Context is the king in education and there is

nothing better than a real business situation to learn from. Using the real world as the learning playground will add more to ‘learning’ and creating business leaders who will be ready to perform. Reducing the cost of MBA No education programme is more return on investment-driven than an MBA today. Think about this-you are a professional earning Rs.5 lakh and growing steadily in your career. You are thinking of joining a high quality MBA programme with a fee of Rs.10-25 lakh. With the opportunity cost of leaving your job, the overall cost for the programme can easily be more than Rs.25 lakh. With this in mind, what would be your primary criteria of choosing an MBA programme? Wouldn't it be the expected output salary after you finish your programme? As a corollary of this, if you are someone who wants to build business skills to take further risks in your career-may be become an entrepreneur, join an evolving industry, would you be willing to spend the amount to pursue your MBA knowing your short-term salary increase will not be significant after the MBA? With the huge increase in fees, our business schools are deterring the right prospective candidates from joining the programme. A risk-

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taker candidate will rather spend the fee money experimenting and would not enroll in the programme. On the other hand, MBA schools will keep attracting students who are looking for a steady career growth through their MBA and possibly not take too many risks. The question to ask-shouldn't business education increase your appetite for risk and do something innovative? Our MBA education systems are built on the principles of scarcity where less number of students end up paying for the whole structure. In future, (perception of) quality of MBA education will not be proportional to the fee. The future of MBA lies in solving these challenges and leveraging these opportunities to focus on ‘Being-ApplyingKnowing’. This might mean a ground-up design of curriculum that helps students learn while applying. It might mean transferring the traditional burden of ‘lecturing’ to technology while faculty plays a much greater role as a coach. It might mean making a business school look more like the distributed ‘knowledge-based’ company using technology for greater collaboration.

My son takes time to adjust « BEYOND LD KRUTIKA (NITA) JAGGI

is doing her M.Ed in Learning Disability from S.N.D.T University. She also happens to be India’s only female crossword creator!

My son studying in nursery class will be joining a regular school next year. He is a very active

child and cannot sit in one place. I am quite tensed as it takes him a long time to adjust to his environment. How do I prepare him for this next phase in his life? The instance of going to a regular school will be a transition phase in your son’s life. All children have to go through this phase. They may experience separation anxiety, or worry about interacting with new and unfamiliar peers and teachers. They may have trouble adapting to a classroom environment where they will be expected to pay attention, follow directions, and share and cooperate with others. Handle this situation with a lot of love and care. Give firm but short instructions and do not expect anything too soon. He will slowly learn to adjust in the new environment. Constantly monitor the progress with the class teacher.

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ncouraging management students from top Business Schools to gear up for leadership challenges, Deloitte, one of the leading global professional services organizations, has launched the 2013 edition of Campus Maverick – a unique business solutions competition that tests the business acumen of management students and challenges them to rise to a new level of leadership, apply unconventional thinking to solve complex business problems, and embrace an inclusive work culture with diverse perspectives and solutions that are cutting edge as well as socially responsible. As many as 14,000 students are participating in the program which is currently in its second stage. “In this year’s edition, the program is focused on building global leadership competencies required for young professionals to accelerate their careers and be responsible citizens. The business cases the participants are required to solve hold a larger significance for the economy, cover-

THE CAMPUS MAVERICK PROGRAMME REGIONAL ROUNDS SCHEDULE:

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ith the introduction of the Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) course in SVKM’S Mithibai College, its students are geared up to kick-start the first BMM fest of their department. Merging into the course of media and mixing up with its creative events, Mithibai’s BMM department will spy on your talents at ‘Paparazzi 2013’. Being the first fest of the department, enthusiasm has struck the BMMites of the college. Clicking and spying upon out of the box events, the first click of Paparazzi is the theme of ‘Cartoon Carnival’. The theme being Cartoon Carnival, colleges participating in the fest have been named with a cartoon series. Paparazzi will bring down Flintstones from the late 90’s; to the most

famous girls cartoon show ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ and the popular ‘Scooby Doo’ series and the others. The theme states the everincreasing enthusiasm of the course with the students ready to begin the festival’s inception year recreating the colour and innocence of life, reliving their childhood. Being a media fest, ‘Paparazzi 2013’ will be having competitive events in the field of advertising, public relations, film-making,

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ing areas like entrepreneurship, corporate environment, risk management, managing demand and supply, among others. The multistage format of the competition and the principles of evaluation are inspired by Deloitte’s own focus on client service excellence and leadership development,” a Deloitte India spokesperson said. The program in 2013 has been extended to 60 B-Schools and has received a tremendous response with more than 14,000 students registering for the competition. In the first round, more than 2,500 teams of three members each worked on a common business challenge and presented their recommendations. In India, about 50 teams have qualified for the four regional rounds, to be held at four leading campuses, across New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad. In this stage the teams will work on diverse business challenges in a real business environment including working in teams, board room presentations, and live debates, interviews and evaluations in front of the student community. The top teams from each of the four regions will qualify for the grand finale at Deloitte’s premises on September 20. According to Hari Kumar, Principal, Deloitte, “There’s a need to create future leaders who are innovators, result-oriented, and compassionate at the same time. The Maverick gives young professionals a chance to engage in exactly this kind of skill building. This program has been designed to give management students a jumpstart and a real corporate experience which will provide them an edge as they start their careers.”

All eyes on the ‘Paparazzi’ SVKM Mithibai College is all geared up to kickstart its first BMM fest ever, ‘Paparazzi 2013’. Here’s a sneak peak of what to expect at the event. photography and journalism, Apart from the media events, the crowd pulling events of Fashion Show, Dance and Band events will add to the competitive and entertaining part of the fest. With the aim of the theme to rejoice the colour of childhood and cartoons, the fine arts events will also add on to the events list. Making your own cartoon characters and animating them will be a part of the events for the animators. Stand-up comedy will be another event making the crowd laugh their lungs out. Labdhi Vora, co-chairperson of Paparazzi 2013, said, “We want to cover the more integral aspects of media through journalism, advertising and entertainment events. Being the first fest of the department, Paparazzi expects all the BMMites to bring out the cartoons among them and compete against each other fairly to win the trophy”. From a movie theatre's darkness to the persistent shutterbugs, Paparazzi gets together stories, dreams and surprising ambitions of media students in the matter of three days from September 5-7. So Paparazzi says “Stay toned!”


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« ALERTS THE TATA CRUCIBLE BUSINESS QUIZ

The ‘Tata Crucible Business Quiz’ is all set to hit corporates across India with its 10th edition. This year it will bring a complete test of intelligence with more cities, higher prizes and a charitable component. Four more cities have been added to the regional rounds namely Jaipur, Raipur, Guwahati and Navi Mumbai, taking the overall count for the non-Tata track to 24 cities, while Tata track will be held in eight cities, (thus a total of 25 cities). The new season of the quiz will kick off at Coimbatore on August 22 and winners of regional rounds will compete in four zonal finals in the respective zones. The top two winning teams from each zonal final will participate in the national finals to be held in Mumbai on October 13. The winners of the national final will receive a higher grand prize of Rs.7,00,000 along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy, while regional winners and runner-ups will receive increased prizes of Rs.100,000 and Rs.50,000 respectively. The increase of Rs.2 lakh from the national winning team’s prize and Rs.25,000 and Rs.15,000 from the regional winners and runners-up prize respectively will be donated directly to a charity of the team’s choice fulfilling specified conditions. In addition, the National Champions will also be awarded a Tata Nano car (two internal tracks and two external tracks) each.

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Education First has rolled out the first ever English Proficiency Survey (EPI) on Indian English Medium High Schools starting grade VIII to grade X. This global research study on English proficiency will map the proficiency of high school students from 22 countries and rank the countries based on their proficiency levels. This survey will be rolled out to 30 best Indian Schools at the National level and only top 10 schools will be selected for the Global survey. Students can go online and attend this test which is in a similar format as the TOEFL test. The participating schools include Podar International School, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Good Shepherd International School, Unison World School, DRS International School, Billabong International School and many more leading schools from North, South, East and West Zones. Log on to www.ef.com/epindia for details.

Butterfly Bounty at Ovalekar Wadi, Thane

Here is your chance again to watch hundreds of butterflies flitting around. This is the only open-air butterfly garden near Mumbai teeming with several species of butterflies. On a good day one can spot Dark Blue Tiger, Brown King Crow, Blue Mormon, Blue Oakleaf, Common Baron, Great Orange Tip and many more beautiful species. Date: September 1. Charges: Rs. 350 for members, Rs. 400 for nonmembers. Registration: Call at Hornbill House 02222821811, 022-22871202 or e-mail at bnhs.programmes@gmail.com

Kitchen Gardening Workshop

The workshop uses the approach of elevated garden style which does not involved digging of the ground that makes it suitable to be established on any concrete floors. It includes hands on session in establishment of a kitchen garden including herbal garden, orientation towards organic farming, bed preparation, seed transplant, garden care including pest management, compost making, self-irrigation approach and gardening resources and tips. There will be special emphasis on gardening on windowsills and balconies since space is the rarest commodity in Mumbai. The participants will receive a study guide that will include calendar for vegetables and important information. Each one will get a participation certificate. Date: August 25. Venue: BNHS Conservation Education Centre, Fees: 1000. (includes workshop cost, study guide, refreshment and certificate). Register before: August 22. Contact: 9594929107. Or Email: cecbnhs@gmail.com

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Naressa Coutinho talks to Neville Almeida, Executive Director of F2 Fitness and a celebrity trainer, to find out about a new fitness technique called Body Combat, a Les Mills based non-contact fitness program and how its popularity amongst celebrities like Rocky S, Raj Kumar Hirani and Prateik Babbar amongst others, makes it fit for a career. Get ready to release your inner warrior! TM

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time or even later when I was working in the BPO industry. Things changed for me when I realized I wasn’t happy and there was no job satisfaction in the path I had chosen. I then decided to take up something I loved doing, as a career. Another important and life changing factor was my mother who had several medical conditions and was struggling to lose weight. We have heard of yoga, Zumba and aero- This further drove me to understanding bics as common exercise forms and fit- the importance of fitness in a better way. I ness techniques, but Body CombatTM then learnt about Body CombatTM comes as a relatively new form to keep fit through a friend of mine who was a certiat least in India. What exactly does Body fied Les MillsTM instructor. Body CombatTM is one of the few proCombatTM entail? Body CombatTM is a form of interval grams that Les Mills offers and can be as training (aerobic or cardiovascular) which an add on to a trainer’s qualification as it is a fiercely energetic program that is specializes in group classes and can also inspired by martial arts and draws from a be taken up as a optional career or hobby wide array of disciplines such as karate, by anyone. boxing, Taekwondo, Tai Chi and Muay Thai. While you cannot call it a self- How can one become a certified Body defense course, it is non-contact fitness CombatTM instructor? technique. Body CombatTM can burn up Since we are the only certified Body to a minimum of 500 - 750 calories in 55 CombatTM and Les MillsTM instructors in minutes depending on the intensity India, any one aspiring to become a Body option one opts for. The music driven CombatTM instructor, has to learn with us workouts helps you fight your way to a at F2 Fitness. Once they are confident of more fitter you. This superior cardio fit- taking it up as a career and becoming ness technique coupled with the moves of instructors, we then organize Module expert martial arts pioneers improves training to prepare them. Body CombatTM bone density, heart functioning and your is for anyone with moderate fitness levels because the moves are simple to learn and self confidence. doesn’t need the participant to be espeHow did you decide to take up a career in cially well-coordinated. Fitness and Body CombatTM in particuDoes it involve a lot of financial investlar? I used to work out during my college days; ment and how long is it before one can something that got me interested in doing stand to earn well? a course in fitness training. I never Any field requires that initial investment thought of this as a career prospect at the for course completion. Similarly, with eville Almeida has been in the fitness industry for over six years now and as a Les MillsTM fitness group instructor, he is a personal trainer to many celebrities and even trains a special population. While Body CombatTM cannot be considered a self-defense course, it is developing internationally as a fitness technique.

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Body CombatTM a certification fee will have to be paid to learn the technique, after which, every three months, only certified instructors can order their materials which are mandatory. If you do not order your materials, your certification will not be valid. This is same with all programs under Les MillsTM. It takes approximately four months for you to become a fullfledged instructor. Again, this would depend on how fast you can pick up and deliver. If you are already from a fitness background, how well you cope with quarterly upgrades on choreography, styles and moves is to be seen. What are the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a Body CombatTM instructor? As a Body CombatTM instructor, you will firstly develop the co-ordination and agility of a mixed martial arts warrior and improve your overall fitness level. Besides the health benefits of this career, once certified, you will be internationally qualified to practice and teach anywhere in the world. On the down side, not a lot of people are aware about it in Mumbai. To add to this, the cost of training plus the trainer’s material which is a quarterly investment, could turn out to be expensive for some, as the fitness industry is still growing and trainers aren't always paid that well. Your message to youngsters who want to pursue a career in Body CombatTM. You don’t need to have a martial arts background to practice Body CombatTM. All you need is a good sense of music and a passion for fitness. If you love what you do, your job never will seem like a job to you.


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Safety of women in India has always been a concern, but Mumbai has always been perceived as safer in comparison to cities like Delhi. The recent attack on an American woman in a local train in the city has only highlighted the need for safety measures for women, especially on trains. We ask youngsters what they think of the same. Mumbai was that place at one time. I don't think it is anymore. I think things like pepper-spray, tasers, etc should be more accessible for women as an immediate step. In the long run, I feel education is the only way out. Being specific about trains, whatever happened to guards manning the ladies compartments? Wasn't that a rule? Something like that would've definitely stopped what happened. — Manav Parekh, Associate Creative Director It is quintessential in today's world. People are the same across the globe and so are their sexual desires. Safety in trains is not the solution, I think every single woman has to be geared up to defend herself. Pepper sprays are the easiest solution, women should keep them handy. They should also learn some simple self defense techniques like kicking in the right place or hitting the ear or screaming out loud. — Albana Khatri Training Safety measures are needed period, not just for women. Also people need to stop relying on the policemen and government to help and start policing each other, how could a tourist, that stands out from the crowd be slashed in the afternoon and nobody caught the guy or clicked a mobile picture! — Craig Winkler, Visiting India

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with paper boats, dancing in the rain and running about in umbrellas. All these things are enjoyed by all, no matter what age group they are in. One can forget the marks of board exams but one cannot forget the childhood monsoon memories. Everyone loves to get wet in the first rain. Everyone waits eagerly for the first rains, be it farmers, children, couples, and our youngistaan - college students. And this is the only season of the year where our very own BMC at least pretends to do some work by

filling in the potholes of the back-breaker roads of the metro–politician city. Monsoon is the only season when all our government transport-trains, buses, metros) have a valid reason for being late. Monsoon is a lovable season for those who love drinking a cup of cocoa, while standing in the balcony. They can savour it slowly even by themselves. It’s a tough time for those who don’t like getting wet in the water except in water parks and for those who are like me - travelling a lot to reach their offices, colleges, schools etc. on time.

When I was a kid My parents started to dig A place they can bury me As they don’t prefer to carry me Unfortunately I grew up Faced the problem which threw up Playing with others were not allowed As they didn’t consider me their beloved Treating me as if I’m a burden This made them sell me in an auction Don’t I have a life of mine Why you throwing me as a bottle of wine I’m pregnant with twins Among them one be my prince I don’t want you my princess As your life will be full of distress

Oh !! I am doing the same For which the society is to be blamed A girl is safe neither in nor out She has to fight and stand for her right

I’ll make you brave, I’ll make you strong I’m someone to whom you belong. I’m a daughter, I’m a Sister I’m a wife and I’m a mother.

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ome the first drops of the first rain shower and the earth livens up and smells like heaven. There will be no one who will deny that one of the best perfumes on earth is that of the earth's smell after the first monsoon shower. Coming to ourselves, we can never enjoy a cup of hot cocoa at any other time of the year as we can enjoy it while watching the monsoon. It is like a natural balm which relieves us of all kinds of worries and problems. Looking at the crystal clear water is like looking at our thoughts flowing by. Every form of life seems to enjoy monsoon in its own way, plants and trees look as if they have been painted a fresh green shining coat, birds chirp and chatter with each other excitedly, farmers sing welcoming songs after waiting for them for so long and we all enjoy watching children play

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SONIA ROLLS OUT FOOD SECURITY MEASURE IN DELHI

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EW DELHI: Going ahead with its ‘game changer’ measure for next Lok Sabha polls, Congress today rolled out the ambitious food security scheme in three states — Delhi, Haryana and Uttarakhand with party President Sonia Gandhi hailing the measure as ‘historic’ and ‘unparalleled’. Unveiling the scheme by

the struggle is not yet over and a lot was still to be done, reports PTI. "We made the (food security) scheme so that nobody remains hungry in the country and no one's child sleeps hungry. Giving food security in such a large scale is unparalleled in the world," she said. The symbolism was not lost as the party went in for

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The measure failed to see the light of the day in Lok Sabha due to repeated disruptions by Oppostion parties for last few days over missing files relating to Coalgate and other issues. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Union Food Minister K.V. Thomas slammed Opposition for obstructing the passage of the Bill in Par-

liament. Thomas was in particular critical of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of delaying the "right of food to people". Dikshit said that scheme will be implemented in the state from September 1 and hoped the target of reaching it to 73 lakh beneficiaries in the state would be met by January next year. The Bill, which has

been the pet project of Sonia Gandhi who is also UPA Chairperson, is the biggest such scheme in the world with the government spending estimated at Rs 125,000 crore annually on supply of about 62 million tonnes of rice, wheat and coarse cereals to 67 per cent of population — around 82 crore beneficiaries. Under the scheme, the

beneficiaries will have the right to get 5 kg foodgrains every month at highly subsidised rates of Rs 1-3 per kg. Congress believes that the food security and direct benefit transfer scheme would be some sort of game changer for the party in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls on the line of MNREGA and farmer loan waiver schemes.

PUBLIC NOTICE Take Notice that my client Praman Infrastructures Pvt Ltd having their office at 402, Shreepati Arcade, 4th floor, Nana Chowk, A.K. Marg, Mumbai- 400 036 are desirous of redeveloping the immovable property more particularly in the schedule hereunder written under modified regulation 33(7) of DCR 1991 for Greater Mumbai. The tenement in the existing buildings locally known as Jaykar Building is in possession of tenants/occupiers as detailed below which are subject to verification and certification of MBRRB (MHADA): Sr. No. 1 2 3. 4. Sonia presents National Food Security Cards during the launch of Food Security Programme in Delhi, at Talkatora Stadium on Tuesday. handing over food grain packets and Aadhaar-based smart cards to 12 women beneficiaries in the capital, Gandhi lauded UPA government for bringing ‘revolutionary changes’ in the life of common man but noted that

the launch of the scheme in the three Congress-ruled states on a day coinciding with the birth anninversary of Rajiv Gandhi notwithstanding the delay in the passage of the Food Security Bill in Parliament.

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EW DELHI: CBI has claimed to have laid their hands on new evidence in connection with its probe into Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case which would help in buttressing its investigation into the larger conspiracy behind the incident. The sources said the agency is analysing the ‘circumstantial evidence’ which might help in giving location of some accused persons at the time of the crime. They said the agency might also question former Special Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajinder Kumar, now retired, in the light of the new evidence, reports PTI. The sources said they would try to file the supplementary charge sheet in the case giving details of the conspiracy behind the incident in which 19-year old Ishrat and three others Javed Sheikh, Amjad Ali Rana and Zeeshan Johar were killed by Gujarat police in June, 2004. CBI's charge sheet accuses seven police officers of Gu-

jarat Police of murder, kidnapping and other related crimes under the Indian Penal Code. CBI is also ascertaining the authenticity of tapes of purported conversations of Gujarat government officials discussing ways to help the accused police personnel in the case, the sources said. The agency had submitted the tapes to the trial court in Ahmedabad in a sealed cover and would refer to these conversations in its supplementary charge sheet, they said. CBI, probing the case, has been able to get detailed information about Ishrat and Javed as it included the statements of their relatives and people known to them in the charge sheet filed on July 3. It has so far not been able to reach any conclusive point on the identity of Johar and Rana. CBI has in its charge sheet neither given any details about the antecendents of the duo nor the motive behind their presence in Gujarat.

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Ms.Sandhya Ashok Ms.Sandhya Ashok Bhanushali Bhanushali Mr. Virendra Ashok Mr. Virendra Ashok Bhanushali Bhanushali Smt. Chandanben Smt. Chandanben Ramshankar Ramshankar Joshi Joshi Mr. Parshuram Mrs. Shobha P. Pardeshi & Mr. Jagannath Pardeshi Parshuram Jagannath Pardeshi Ms. Tulsa Sheetal Pardeshi Ms. Tulsa Sheetal Pardeshi Ms. Sandhya Ashok Ms. Sandhya Ashok Bhanushali Bhanushali Mr. M.R. Krishna Mr. Muddapu Ramiah Krishna Mrs. Manju Ganesh Mrs. Manju Ganesh Pardeshi Pardeshi Mr. M.R. Krishna Mr. Muddapu Ramiah Krishna Smt. Seema Shankar Smt. Seema Shankar Kanojiya Kanojiya Mrs. Pranita Praful Mrs. Pranita Praful Shigwan Shigwan Mr. Praful Ashok Shigwan Smt. Parvati Pralhad Smt. Parvati Pralhad Pardeshi Pardeshi Mr. Omprakash Sadashiv Mr. Omprakash Sadashiv Narvekar Narvekar Mr. Bhagwandin Mahavir Mr. Bhagwandin Mahavir Pyren Pahu Kanojiya Pyren Pahu Kanojiya Mr. Kailash Bhagwandin Mr. Kailash Bhagwandin Kanojiya Kanojiya Mr. Ashok Valji Shelar Mr. Ashok Valji Shelar Smt. Parvati C. Kanojiya Smt. Parvati C. Kanojiya Ms. Radha Kanojiya Smt. Bharti Dashrath Smt. Bharti Dashrath Kanojia Kanojia

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In respect of above mentioned tenancies or occupancies and in respect of the property herein described in schedule below, if anyone has any dispute/claim/objection or interest by way of sale, assignment, mortgage, trust, lien, gift, charge, possession, inheritance, lease, tenancy, maintenance, easement or otherwise are required to lodge the claim in writing with my clients at their above stated address with copy endorsed to me at following address: Advocate Ashok R. Pande, 123, Great Western Building, 1st Floor, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Lane, Kalaghoda, Mumbai – 400 023 within 15 days from the date of publication of this notice failing which my clients will proceed with the development of said immovable property on that such claim if any, are given up. THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO: All that piece or parcel of land of Government ground situate lying and being at Mahalakshmi or Warden Road outside the Fort with the messuage tenements or Dharamshala bearing Municipal Ward No. D-3619 and street No. 53, Cadastral Survey No. 805 of Malabar Hill and Cumballa Hill on plot ad-measuring 465 sq.yds. Dated 21st day of AUGUST, 2013. Advocate Ashok R. Pande


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In India, there are only 36% households who avail of banking services while 75% of the population uses mobile phones and 13% use the internet. Using technology (especially mobile telephony) to bring the unbanked into the fold of formal banking will be a big game changer and a growth enabler for the Indian banks”.

Kaushal Sampat, President & CEO-India, Dun & Bradstreet

BROKERAGE RECOMMENDATIONS Dolat Capital calls a ‘Sell’ on SAIL CMP: Rs. 44

Weakness Persists

NSE India: CNX Nifty — Daily Market Report for: Wednesday (August 21, 2013) (Based on the activity of the previous trading day) by Dominic Rebello

REVIEW OF THE PREVIOUS DAY: The Nifty fell marginally on Tuesday (August 20, 2013) a net 13.30 points (0.25%) and closed at the 5401 point level. The market opened down with a gap at the 5353 points level. It then declined sharply and registered the day’s low at the 5306 points level at 9.16 a.m. The index then rose and turned into a range bound movement until 1.00 p.m. It then rose further and registered the day’s high at the 5417 points level at 1.20 p.m. The index then declined and turned into a range bound movement until closing at the day. The Nifty witnessed a volatile session, moved in a range of 111 points and closed a point above the psychologically important 5400 points level. Sentiment was bearish and amongst the 50 Nifty stocks 29 were losers, while 21 stocks closed in the green. Buying was witnessed in realty, banking, oil & gas and FMCG stocks, while substantial selling was witnessed in consumer durables and auto stocks.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Volume: Volume (Qty shares) increased 14.31%. This change is substantial and indicates a wide participation by investors.

Market Breadth: Overall Market Breadth on the NSE was neutral. Amongst all the traded stocks, 679 were gainers, 646 were losers and 57 remained unchanged.

Slow Stochastic Indicator: The Slow Stochastic Oscillator has declined and has entered the over-sold zone. The Slow K line in the Stochastic Oscillator is below the slow D line (negative if it continues). RSI Indicator: The RSI is above the 30 level but is now declining (negative if it continues).

MACD Indicator: The MACD is below zero and is declining (negative if it continues). It is below its 9-day Average (negative).

Overall Market Strength/Weakness: The indicators and oscillators discussed here are indicating a weak market but with a neutral bias.

Support Levels: For short-term traders the immediate main support is at the 5359 points level. The next support is at the 5240 points level.

Resistance Levels The immediate main resistance is at the 5695 points level. The next resistance is at the 5776 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 = 5375 (This is the level where the trend is likely to change during intra-day). Support (1) = 5333. Support (2) = 5264. Resistance (1) = 5444. Resistance (2) = 5487.

OUTLOOK FOR TODAY: On Japanese candlestick patterns the index af ter having formed two consecutive black body candles has formed a small white body c andle as the markets closed at a higher level from its opening level. This is positive. However, the index is below its 5, 15, 25 and 200 days moving averages and all the four averages are declining and als o negative ly trended. Fur ther, the veloci ty parameters conti nue to remai n negatively trended. Both these indicate a negative bias and the possibility of a further decline unfolding. Investors are advised to avoi d buying at current levels.

Work with strict stop losses on all positions

ADX Indicator & DI Lines: The +DI line is below the –DI line and both lines are diverging (negative if it continues). The ADX is rising while the Market Index is falling, which indicates that the present down trend is increasing in strength.

Moving Averages (Trend Indicators) The index: Is below its 5-day average (at 5553) Negative. Is below its 15-day average (at 5628) Negative. Is below its 25-day average (at 5773) Negative. Is below its 200-day average (at 5849) Negative. All the four averages are negatively trended. Negative.

Disclaimer: Investment recommendations made in ‘ADC’ are for information purposes only and derived from sources that are deemed to be reliable but their accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed. ‘ADC’ or the analyst/writer does not accept any liability for the use of this column for the buying or selling of securities. Readers of this newspaper who buy or sell securities based on the information in this newspaper are solely responsible for their actions. ‘ADC’ and/or its affiliates and/or employees and/or the author, his company or his acquaintances may have interests/ positions, financial or otherwise in the securities mentioned in this newspaper.

Target Rs. 35

SAIL Q1FY14 PAT at Rs4.5bn was higher than our estimate as well as the consensus due to lower tax rate and a surprise increase in realizations by 1.3%QoQ. SAIL sounded confident of commissioning of its expansion projects but we remain circumspect about the substantial increase in commercial production, we factor only 0.5mn tonne and 1.2mn tonne in FY14E and FY15E respectively. We continue to maintain that it will be challenging for SAIL to sell incremental volumes without substantial margin erosion, given the large surplus in the domestic steel markets. We have reduced our valuation multiple (EV/ EBITDA) for SAIL to 5.5x from 6x (given the deteriorating balance sheet, overhang of wage revision on employee cost, and uncompetitive conversion cost). We continue to maintain Sell on SAIL with a price target of Rs35 (5.5xFY15EV/EBITDA+0.5x CWIP) weak steel price scenario, subdued demand and uncompetitive cost matrix. SAIL’s Q1 FY14 sales volumes at 2.62mn tonne (DCe:2.5mn tonne) were up by 4.8%YoY but decreased sequentially by 18.9% due to seasonality. Sales realisations rose by 2.4%QoQ to Rs38573 as against our estimate of 1% fall in realizations. Net sales at Rs102.6bn (-4.7%YoY/-16.7%QoQ) were marginally higher than our estimate of Rs 102.15bn. However key concerning part was the increase in inventory by 273000 tonnes to 1.45mn tones Raw material cost per tonne fell by 10.7%QoQ to Rs15483 per tonne as against our expectation of Rs16904 per tonne. Employee cost increased by 15.2%YoY to Rs22.94bn higher than our estimate of Rs22bn as it provided Rs1bn towards actuarial valuation.

First Call Research calls a ‘Buy’ on Pidilite Ind. CMP: Rs. 234

Target Rs. 277

Pidilite Industries Ltd is diversified in various segments such as adhesives & sealants, construction & paint chemicals, automotive chemicals, industrial adhesives, textile resins, organic pigments. The Company has posted a net profit of Rs. 1622.70 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 as compared to Rs. 1333.80 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Total Income has increased from Rs. 9263.70 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 to Rs. 10238.10 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Pidilite Industries Ltd has approved acquisition of the adhesive business of Suparshva Adhesives Ltd. Exports of Industrial Products grew by 25.5% as compared to previous 5 years growth of 16.7%. Outlook And Conclusion: At the current market price of Rs.252.00, the stock P/E ratio is at 25.77 x FY14E and 22.67 x FY15E respectively. Earning per share (EPS) of the company for the earnings for FY14E and FY15E is seen at Rs. 9.78 and Rs .11.12 respectively. Net Income and PAT of the company are expected to grow at a CAGR of 15% and 21% over 2012 to 2015E respectively. On the basis of EV/EBITDA Ratio, the stock trades at 16.83 x for FY14E and 15.01 x for FY15E. Price to Book Value of the stock is expected to be at 6.45 x and 5.44 x for FY14E and FY15E respectively. We expect that the company will keep its growth story in the coming quarters also. We recommend ‘BUY’ in this particular scrip with a target price of Rs. 277.00 for Medium to Long term investment.

ICICI Securities calls a ‘Buy’ on Cox & Kings CMP: Rs. 103

Target Rs. 127

Cox & Kings’ (C&K) Q1FY14 performance remained above our estimates both at the topline and bottomline level due to better-than-expected growth in leisure and education & camping division of HBR led by onset of the peak season. Operating revenues for the quarter improved 10.2% YoY to Rs 586.2 crore. The overall growth is mainly attributable to an improved performance from the leisure division (outbound domestic) and pick-up in the camping business. The domestic leisure segment grew 16% YoY to Rs 145 crore while revenues of the international leisure segment declined 11% YoY to Rs 108 crore due to a subdued macro environment. The performance of the education and camping division improved due to this being the peak season and on strong demand. The education division exhibited 14% YoY growth and the camping division witnessed 22% YoY growth. Healthy cash flow to aid in trimming debt; maintain BUY rating: The company is focusing on trimming down debt through cash generated from the business, which, we believe, would improve its profitability, going ahead. However, considering the tough economic environment, we revise our target multiple downward and arrive at revised target price of Rs 127/share (i.e. at 5.0x FY15E EPS).


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other hand, there was also a price correction in a few localities of South Mumbai like Bandra (East), efying all the negative senti- Parel and Mahalaxmi by 12%, 8% & ments prevailing in the 4% respectively. “Parel, though concountry in the real estate tinues to see the price correction, segment, property prices in Mum- has come down from a 14% decline bai have reportedly gone up. Ac- in prices last quarter to 8% in this cording to a report by 99acres.com, quarter,” it said. a real estate portal, property prices “Mumbai continues to remain one of Mumbai have increased by 17% of the most expensive real estate on an average in Q2-13(April-May- markets in the world,” said Vineet June 13) as compared to Q2-12 Singh, Business Head 99acres.com. (April-May-June 12). “Due to the overall demand and supThis increase in property prices is ply gap, the prices continue to the highest in Mumbai across all strengthen even though they are at metros, states the report. On the all-time highs and the absorption

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Bhayander (West) and Nallasopara saw the highest appreciation with 164% & 79% increase in property prices respectively in Q2-13 over Q2-12.  Localities in South Mumbai like Bandra (East), Parel & Mahalaxmi witnessed price correction in Q2-13 when compared to Q2-12.  Nerul & Palm Beach in Navi Mumbai witnessed highest appreciation in rentals in Q2-13 over Q2-12.  Worli, Lower Parel & Santacruz (East) in South & South West Mumbai saw rental values going down by 17%, 12% and 4% respectively Q2-13 compared to the same period a year back.

has seen a steady decline. Sale volumes are likely to remain under high pressure, but with higher margins the developers may be able to sustain the same,” he said. As per the report, the last quarter saw prospective buyers preferring rental apartments than actually buying them out. “As a result, not only have the rentals appreciated from Q1-13, they have also moved up by 6% when we compare rentals of a 3 BHK in Q2-13 over Q2-12,” the report mentioned. Navi Mumbai has seen the highest rise in rentals year on year as well as quarter on quarter. While localities in Navi Mumbai like Nerul, Palm Beach and Sea Woods saw maximum appreciation in their rental values by over 20%; areas like Worli, Lower Parel & Santacruz (East) saw a decline by 17%, 12% & 4% respectively. “House rentals are likely to sustain the high demand and absorptions due to the high and unaffordable capital values,” explained Singh.

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iting the inordinate delay in obtaining approvals for projects that is proving detrimental for the growth of the real estate sector and also the economy of the country, the developer community is vying for a high power realty committee to accelerate big ticket realty projects worth between Rs.200 crore and Rs.1000 crore. According to Lalit Kumar Jain, Chairman CREDAI and CMD,

Kumar Urban development Ltd, real estate projects with investments above Rs. 1000 Cr. have been routinely facing inordinate delay in securing approvals. “We urge the Union Government to form a committee to speed up clearances for such projects,” he said. Jain further said that the hurdle has been created by the Central Government’s directive which makes it mandatory for all developers to obtain an environment clearance certificate before launching projects.

By A Business Reporter he advantages of investing in small and mid-cap funds or shares are many. There is room for them to grow at every opportunity. It is easier for a company with a market capitalization of Rs.300 crores to grow in double or triple digits than for a company with a market capitalization of say Rs.3,00,000 crores. The best example is of Infosys, which has grown 5900 times compared to the 16 times of the broader market, over the last 20 years” said Viral Berawala, Chief Investment Officer, Reliance Life Insurance Ltd. He was speaking at a seminar – `Risk and Return in Small & MidCap Funds’ - organized by the Indian Merchants’ Chambers on Monday. aimed at helping investors, looking for higher returns, to understand the pros and cons of

“The government could appoint a high level committee for realty sector on the lines of the Steering Committee for infrastructure projects worth over Rs 1,000 crore,” he said. The delay in obtaining environment clearance for big ticket real estate projects has become a major deterrent for developers. For instance, in Maharashtra alone, more than 1,200 proposals with an estimated investment of over Rs. 1 lakh crore are stuck in EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) clearance.

stocks keeping in mind important factors like corporate governance, track record of promoters, business model, regulatory impact and cominvesting in small and mid-cap pliance. It is always better to invest funds vis-à-vis the safety found in in companies whose products can be touched, felt and used as a conlarge cap funds. Supporting his view, while ac- sumer. Invest only that amount, knowledging the grim scenario which is available assuming you while welcoming the have no income for the next 12 gathering, Mrs. Deena Mehta, months and that too in small doses. Chairperson, Capital Market Com- The idea is to be Patient! And not mittee, IMC, said, “The markets are end up becoming a patient.” Explaining the advantage of intopsy turvy now. However, such volatile situations throw up great in- vesting small and mid-cap funds vestment opportunities. The key mutual funds, Vikaas M Sachdeva, lies in knowing when, where, what Chief Executive Officer, Edelweiss and how much? Systematic invest- Asset Management said, “ if one studies and understands the busiment always yields good returns.” Taking centre stage, Arun Kejri- ness model while investing, rewal, Founder of Kejriwal Research & search shows mid-cap funds index Information Services (KRIS) advis- outperformed the large cap funds ing caution while investing in small index in a long term scenario. Even and mid-cap funds said, “Mid-Cap while investing in small and midfunds can explode like RDX if not cap shares one must take a good managed properly. These stocks look at the debt and cash balance, have the ability to create wealth as promoters holding, check historical well as erode it as they are easier to price trends, liquidity of stocks and manipulate in the market. Invest in its corporate governance.”

Time To Invest In Small And Mid-Caps? “T

BUSINESS BUSINESS BRIEFS

In-Principle Approvals For New Banks By Q1 Of 2014

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to give ‘in-principle’ approvals for new banks during the first quarter of the next year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said. “At the first stage, the applications will be screened by RBI to ensure prima facie eligibility of applicants, including the assessment of ‘fit and proper’ status of applicants,” he said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Srei BNP Paribas Raises Benchmark Rate By 50 BPS

Srei BNP Paribas, industry leader in infrastructure and construction equipment financing, has announced a hike in its benchmark rate by 50 basis points, from 17.25% to 17.75%, with immediate effect. The Company’s Asset Liability Management Committee after reviewing the cost of borrowing, decided to increase its benchmark rate.

Thailand Sourcing & Business Matching Trade Fair 2013

The Mumbai exhibition is to be held from 22-24 August at World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade. Thai Trade Center, Mumbai, under the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, has an overriding mission to enhance trade relations between the two countries. With India’s population of 1.2 billion, it is a great potential market for Thai products which will spur further growth in bilateral trade.

Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance Launches Shubh Labh

Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance has announced the launch of its first single premium plan – Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Shubh Labh. It is a unit-linked non-participating endowment life insurance plan that helps customers meet their protection and investment needs. The plan provides a life cover and helps the customers generate wealth by investing in the funds of choice. It caters to the diverse financial goals various people have, depending which stage of life they are in – it could be starting a family, planning retirement, or then simply wanting financial freedom. Speaking at the launch, John Holden, CEO, Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance, said, “We are pleased to offer Shubh Labh, our first single premium plan, to the customers of our partner banks who have an investible surplus and prefer a one-time payment to meet their financial goals.”


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TV GUIDE

TODAY’S BEST VIEWING

 Frank Dux has spent most his life being trained by Tanaka to participate in the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts tournament, where participants are seriously injured, even killed. Frank decides to go despite being told by his superiors in the army that he can’t because they need him. Two army officers are sent to get him and the trail leads to Hong Kong but Frank eludes them. While Frank advances, he knows that he may have to face Chong Li, the defending champion, who has killed a few participants. HBO, 11 p.m.

KAISA YEH ISHQ HAIN... AJAB SA RISK HAI

SOAPS & SERIALS

 Rajveer takes Simran in his arms and kisses her. Further Jaggi tells Rajveer why he doesn’t smile anymore, to which Rajveer replies saying he can’t. Rajveer tells Jaggi that he has suppressed his feelings worrying about the consequences. What consequences is Rajveer talking about? Life Ok, 10 p.m .

MADHUBALA – EK ISHQ EK JUNOON

 In tonight’s episode we will see, Madhu puts up sultan’s picture in her room to let RK know that she loves Sultan and not him. Further, RK gets another girl in the house and takes her to his room. Seeing this Madhu is shocked. Co lo rs, 8.30 p.m.

YEH MERA INDIA

 YEH MERA INDIA rejoices the country’s iconic and enchanting wildlife. Tune into this spectacular show as it explores India’s incredible wildlife and diverse environments. From the epic Himalayan Mountains, to the mighty River Ganges and across to the lost world of the North East, the show explore its iconic wildlife, secret locations and epic terrains. Anim al Planet, 9 p.m.

EARTH FLIGHT

 From an aerial perspective, Earth Flight follows the birds that journey from continent-to-continent to show the stunning and wondrous world we live in. In North America, snow geese and bald eagles struggle from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada. In Europe, grey cranes dodge galloping horses of the Camargue and barnacle geese get lost over London. In South America, the candor and brightly coloured macaws travel through mountains and rainforest. Discovery, 9 p.m.

CHHANCHHAN

 In tonight’s episode, Chhanchhan and Manav come to kaumudi completely equipped…we see they are carrying English newspaper, reading material… Chhanchhan is carrying heels…they have fork, knife etc. with them…Manav and Chhanchhan are in the room… Manav feels that they need not worry as Mugut is angry with Mayuri…but Chhanchhan says that he is angry but Mayuri can win him over. She says

THE BOURNE LEGACY

Kaisa Yeh Isha Hai, Life Ok, 10 p.m.

that thodi narazgi se kuch nahi hoga…Mugut could anytime go back as the rift between the two is temporary… Chhanchhan and Maanav walk into the room, Uma is choosing saree to wear for the function… Chhanchhan asks if she needed them… S ony TV, 9 p.m.

TRIGGERS WEAPONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

 No weapon is more feared, or more misunderstood, than the Assault Rifle. And no assault rifle has proved more successful, or more lethal, than the Soviet AK-47. Host Willis tracks the history of some of this revolutionary firearm and unveils some great weapons in WEAPONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. Discovery Science, 10 p.m.

ONE TREE HILL

 Nathan and Haley are considering a better school for genius Jamie, but doubt that academic excellence outweighs posh elitism and absence of sports. Nathan is expected to step up as leader - by coaching his ingrate rival Nino. Peyton has a car accident, which wrecks Lucas’ Comet on wheels. Sam’s boyfriend has found cool foster parents, and must leave Victoria expects Brooke to help save the company she stole, if not out of family loyalty then for the employees. Star World, 10 p.m.

MOVIES OF THE DAY

 A reporter of The Guardian that is writing articles about the Operations Treadstone and Blackbriar is murdered and the American Senate Committee investigates the participation of the CIA directors and responsible for the programs. CIA Director Ezra Kramer summons the retired USAF Colonel Eric Byer to clean the mess and he discovers a Youtube video with the responsible for the Treadstone and Outcome Operations together in a public event. Eric Byer decides to shutdown the Outcome Operation, a defense program that uses green and blue pills to enhance the physical and mental capabilities of the agents since the Senate investigation would certainly discover the connection between the operations. Byer orders to kill the Outcome agents, including Aaron Cross that is training in Alaska. Star M ovies, 9 p.m .

MAIN HOON WANTED

 The movie has a very thin storyline, which is about an undercover cop who begins to eliminate the underworld by working amongst them. The highlights of the movie are Darshan’s energetic performance, Darshan, who is an undercover cop, is a hardcore gangster and sharpshooter. Getting into the underworld as a killer, he goes on wiping out rowdy element one by one. Meanwhile, he comes across a girl , who professes her liking for him. What happens next will form the climax of the story. Max, 9 p.m.

PYARI BEHNA

Afternoon Despatch & Courier

 Kaali lives a middle class and common-man life with his sister Seeta in a shanty house. He works at a small train station nearby with an Engineer called Vinay. Kaali is the eldest in his household and is stern and class-conscious about his sister with whom she meet and does not meet. One day he happen to meet up with Mangla, his sister’s friend and leading companion, Mangla wanted to marry Kaali as she is in love with him but he does not have any interest over her. Kaali sister confronts him and he suddenly falls in love with Mangla and they both get married. A few days later Kaali reach with an accident and looses his left leg and he holds Vinay the Engineer responsible for the accident. Vinay, however falls head over heels in love with Kaali sister Seeta but Kaali reject him of having any relationship with his family since he is responsible for Kaali’s condition. F ilmy, 9 p.m.

The Bourne Legacy, Star Movies, 9 p.m.

NOTTING HILL

 Every man’s dream comes true for William Thacker, an unsuccessful Notting Hill bookstore owner, when Anna Scott, the world’s most beautiful woman and best-liked actress, enters his shop. A little later, he still can’t believe it himself, William runs into her again - this time spilling orange juice over her. Anna accepts his offer to change in his nearby apartment, and thanks him with a kiss, which seems to surprise her even more than him. Eventually, Anna and William get to know each other better over the months, but being together with the world’s most wanted woman is not easy - neither around your closest friends, nor in front of the all-devouring press. Zee S tudio, 7.45 p.m.

THE TUXEDO

 Jimmy Tong is just a lowly chauffeur for millionaire Clark Devlin, until Devlin has an accident that puts him in the hospital. Tong is sent back to fetch some things for Devlin and unknowingly tries on Devlin’s tuxedo and finds that it gives extraordinary powers to anyone that dons the suit. This discovery thrusts Tong into world of international intrigue and espionage and pairs him with an inexperienced partner. Pix, 11 p.m.

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STAR PLUS

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 Ek Veer Ki Ardaas-Veera 6.30 Ek Gahr Banaunga 7.00 Saath Nibhaana... 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 P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.00 4.30 5.00 6.00 8.00 8.30 9.00 10.00 11.00 P.M. 2.00 3.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00 P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.30 7.00 7.30 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00 P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 6.00 6.30 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30 11.00

STAR WORLD

One Tree Hill Glee How I Met Your Mother Big Bang Theory Revenge One Tree Hill How I Met Your Mother Big Bang Theory Revenge One Tree Hill Breaking Bad

ZEE CAFÉ

Pretty Little Liars Just for Laughs Lost Pretty Little Liars Body of Proof The Big Bang Theory Lost Pretty Little Liars Body of Proof

BIG CBS LOVE

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

SONY TV

Maharana Pratap Bade Acha Lagte Hai Chhanchan Jee Le Zara CID Jee Le Zara Indian Indol Junior Anamika Amita Ka Amit Chanchhan Jee Le Zara Maharana Pratap Bade Achhe Lagte Hai Crime Patrol

ZEE TV

P.M. 2.00 Qubool Hai 2.30 Punarvivaah

LISTING

3.00 Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke 3.30 Pavitra Rishta 4.00 Qubool Hai 4.30 Punarvivaah 6.00 Jodha Akbar 7.00 Aaj Ki Housewife 7.30 Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke 8.00 Jodha Akbar 9.00 Pavitra Rishta. 9.30 Qubool Hai 10.00 Connected Hum Tum 10.30 Punarvivah 11.00 Jodha Akbar

LIFE OK

P.M. 2.00 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

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

Mein Uljhi Niyati

SAB TV

Taarak Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir FIR Gutur Goon 2 Taatak Mehta… Baal Veer Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Jeanie Aur Juhu Baal Veer Taarak Chidiyaghar Jeanie Aur Juju Lapataganj-Ek Baar Phir FIR Taarak Mehta

ZEE MARATHI

P.M. 2.00 Tu Tithe Mee 2.30 Tuze Maze Jamena 3.00 Honnar Suun Me Hya

P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 4.10 4.35 5.00 5.30 6.00 6.30 7.0 8.00 8.05 8.15 8.20 8.30

Chitrageet News in Marathi Cookery Show Bhumika Kashya Andharlya Wata News in Marathi Aamhi Karbharmi Krishi Vidhya Amachi Mati Amachi Manse News in Marathi News Parliament News Samachar Sansad Samachar Bharat Ki Shaan 3: reality show

1001 Nights Transformers Prime Wild Kratts Amazing Spiez 1001 Nights Sally Bollywood Adventures of Tintin Transformers Prime 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 Frontline Battle Machines with Mike Brewer 7.00 Weaponology 8.00 How It’s Made 9.00 Through The Wormhole with Morgan Freeman 10.00 Triggers : WTCTW

MOVIE CHANNELS

P.M 12.35 2.40 4.54 6.40

STARMOVIES

Battleship X Men Origins: Wolverine The Darkest Hour The Mummy : Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 9.00 The Bourne Legacy 11.10 Dragonheart A.M. 8.48 Dragonheart 10.58 Mr Popper’s Penguins

HBO

1..12 Mission : Impossible Ghost Protocol 3.45 Black Water 5.29 Legendary Assassin 7.17 Scary Movie 3 9:00 10,000 B C 11.00 Bloodsport A.M 7.42 Flightplan 9.35 Exit Wounds 11.30 Legendary Assassin P.M. 1.00 3.05 6.00 7.45 10.30

ZEE STUDIO

Eight Below I Am Number Four Cruel Intentions 3 Notting Hill Pirate sof the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

A.M. 9.40 Notting Hill

Chanchhan, Sony TV, 9 p.m.

8.30 9.00 10.00 10.30

Savitri Do Dil…Ek Jaan Kaisa Yeh Isha Hai Savdhaan India

P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 4.30 6.00 6.30 7.00 7.30 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30 11.00

Sasural Simar Ka Balika Vadhu Madhubala…. Mrs Pmmi Pyarelal Bani Ishq da Kalma Jhalak Dikhlajaa Balika Vadhu… Uttaran Mrs Pammi Pyarelal Sasural Simar Ka Balika Vadhu Madhubala Sanskaar… Na Bole Tum… Uttaran Bani – Ishq da Kalma Balika Vadhu

COLORS

SAHARA ONE

P.M 2.00 Rishton Ke Bhawar Mein Uljhi Niyati 2.30 Jhilmil Sitaron ka Aangan Hoga 3.00 Paanchi Qaidi: Film. Sarika 6.00 Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage 6.30 Haqeeqat 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 10.30 Jai Jai Jai Bajarangbali. 11.00 Rishton Ke Bhawar

Madhubala, Colors, 8.30 p.m.

3.30 4.00 5.00 5.30

6.00 6.30 7.00 7.30 8.00

8.30 9.00 9.30 10.30 11.00

Gharachi Radha Hi Bawri Ekapeksha Ek Tu Thithe Mee Honnar Suun Me Hya Gharachi Tuze Maze Jamena Home Minister Tu Tithe Mee Radha Hi Bawri Honnar Suun Me Hya Gharachi Mala Saasu Havi Tuze Maze Jamena Pakke Shejari Radha Hi Bawri Honnar Suun Me Hya Gharachi

11.00 Monsters Inside Me

River Monsters Animal Planet’s A to Z Oceans Biggest and Baddest Wildest Island Hunters River Monsters Yeh Mera India Animal Planet’s A to Z Biggest and Baddest

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

ANIMAL PLANET

P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00 P.M. 2.00 3.00 3.30 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 7.30 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00

DISCOVERY

Man vs Wild American Digger Food Factory Wild Discovery Man Woman Wild Mutant Planet Food Factory What Happened Next North America Earth Flight Gator Boys Man vs Wild

DOORDARSHAN

DDI (Main Channel)

DISCOVERY KIDS

P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.30 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.30 11.00

9.30 10.00 10.30 11.00

Saraswatichandra Poorva Suhani Aayi Re Byomkesh Bakshi SHAMA: Film. Starring Shabana Azmi, Kadar Khan, Girish Karnad

DDII (Metro Channel)

P.M. 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 4.30 5.00 5.30 6.05 6.30

Samachar News Sports News War and Peace Samachar. News. Samachar Rajyon Se Samachar. Metro Scan Business Wrap

Shama, DDI, 11 p.m.

7.00 7.30 8.00 8.05 8.15 8.30 10.00 10.30 11.05

Samachar Focus News Night Parliament News Samachar News Night. Charcha Mein Aankhon Dekhi Khel Samachar

HISTORY CHANNEL

P.M. 2.00 Modern Marvels 3.00 Inside Guinness World Records 4.00 Daredevils 5.00 Ice Road Truckers 6.00 Invention Intervention 6.30 Pawn Stars 7.00 Inside Guinness World Records 8.00 History Untamed: Big Bugs 9.00 Tamas 10.00 Pawn Stars 10.30 Ancient Aliens 11.30 Invention Intervention

NAT. GEOGRAPHIC

IC 814 Air Hijack Mega Factories Most Amazing Moments Dangerous Encounters Caught in the Act Most Amazing Moments Mega Factories Close Quarter Battle Taboo

STAR CRICKET

P.M. 1.00 ICC Champions Trophy 2013 h/ls 2.00 Aus Tour of Eng 2013 h/ls 4th Test 2.30 Cricket Extra 3.30 Aus Tour of Eng 2013 5th Test Day 1 10.30 Cricket Extra 11.30 9th Men’s Asia Cup ‘13

ESPN

P.M. 2.00 ICC Champions Trophy 13 h/ls Ind vs WI 3.00 Aus Tour of Eng 2013 highlights 3.30 ICC World Twenty20 2012 h/ls Ind vs Pak 4.00 Jai Ho 4.30 Indian Badminton League 13 h/ls 5.00 T20 Dhamaka 5.30 Jai Ho 6.30 Aus Tour of Eng 2013 h/ls 4th Test 7.00 Jai Ho 8.00 T20 Dhamaka 8.30 Indian Badminton League 13 h/ls 9.00 Aus Tour of Eng 2013 h/ls 4th Test 9.30 Jai Ho 10.30 Indian Badminton League 13 h/ls 11.00 T20 Dhamaka

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P.M. 1.58 4.48 6.48 9.00 11.00 A.M. 7.25 8.56 10.58

PIX

Spiderman 3 Agent Cody Banks The Terminator Shrek 2 The Tuxedo

A.M. 8.00 Jhuk Gaya Aasmaan: Rajendra Kumar, Saira Banu

ZEE TALKIES

P.M. 12.00 Kai Karu Ni Kasa Karu: Bharat Jadhav 3.00 Halad Tuzhi Kunku Mazha: Milind Gunaji 6.00 Nishkalank: Alka Kubal 9.00 Aaina Ka Baina: Sachin Khedekar

CARTOON NETWORK

P.M. 2.00 3.00 4.30 5.00 5.30 7.30 8.00

Tom and Jerry Tales Oggy and the Cockroaches Adventure Time Ben 10 Ultimate Alien Oggy and the Cockroaches Bas Karo Henry R21 and the Quest for Swarnamani 9.30 Ben 10 Ultimate Alien 10.00 Johnny Test 11.00 Adventure Time A.M. 8.00 Obbochama-Kun 8.30 Oggy Special Oggy Billa Bol Halla Bol 10.00 Ben 10 11.00 Tom and Jerry Show P.M. 1.30 4.00 5.00 7.30

POGO

Happy Birthday Bheem Special Mr Bean Chhota Bheem Marathon Once Upon A Time In Dholakpur Special 9.00 Chhota Bheem 9.30 Pokemon

The Art of War III: Retribution Undisputed III: Redemption The Terminator

STAR GOLD

P.M. 3.05 International Khiladi: Akshay Kumar 6.05 Jodi Breakers: Bipasha Basu 9.00 Phir Ek Most Wanted : Gopichand A.M. 11.10 Kshatriya: Sanjay Dutt

MAX

The Tuxedo, Pix, 11 p.m.

P.M. 2.00 Nayee Padosan: Vikas Kalantri 5.30 Lahoo Ke Do Rang: Akshay Kumar 9.00 Main Hoon Wanted: Darshan, Prinita A.M. 7.00 Parvarish: Amitabh B, Neetu Singh 10.30 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya: Ritesh Deshmukh

ZEE CINEMA

P.M. 2.20 Baazigar: Shahrukh Khan 6.00 Apna Sapna Money Money: Jackie Shroff 9.00 Laadla: Anil Kapoor A.M. 11.30 Tu Chor Main Sipahi: Akshay Kumar

CVO

P.M. 2.00 Khel: Anil Kapoor 5.30 Dil Hai Betaab: Ajay Devgan 9.00 Jheel Ke Us Paar: Dharmendra, Mumtaz A.M. 9.30 Dil Se...: Shahrukh Khan

FILMY

P.M. 12.00 Page 3: Konkana Sen 3.00 Takkar: Jeetendra, Jaya Prada 6.00 Raakhi Ki Saugandh: Vinod Mehra, Ranjeet 9.00 Pyari Behna: Shakti Kapoor A.M. 9.00 Dhoop: Om Puri, Gul Panag

B4U

P.M 12.00 Aar Ya Paar: Jackie Shroff, Deepa Sahi 4.00 Insaniyat: Sunny Deol, Chunky Pandey 8.00 Ek Se Bure Do: Arshad Warsi 11.00 Nyavdaata: Dharmendra, Jayapradha

Notting Hill, Zee Studio, 7.45 p.m. 10.00 10.30 11.00 A.M. 8.00 8.30 9.00 10.00 11.00

Takeshi’s Castle Sunaina MAD

Thomas and Friends Galli Galli Sim Sim Chhota Bheem Hagemaru Chhota Bheem

P.M. 2.00 3.00 3.30 4.30 5.00 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30

Doraemon Hamtaro Phineas and Ferb Art Attack Doraemon Best of Luck Nikki Disney ! S2 Shake It Up Best of Luck Nikki Slokk Disney Q S 2

DISNEY CHANNEL

P.M. 1.30 4.30 5.00 5.30 6.30 7.00 8.00 8.30 9.30

DISNEY XD

Kiteretsu Splatalot Super Robot Iron Man AA Spiderman Phineas and Ferb Ultimate Spiderman Hulk VR Troopers


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Stylish spree

and greet was what it was at the Bandra salon of Dessange Paris, the French MEET luxury grooming brand. Guests checked out the various products and services, styling and wellness tips with international stylists. Those who dropped by included Carol Gracias, Shveta Salve, Siddharth Malhotra and Himarsha Venkatsamy among many more. And looking happy indeed were host Celine Prunevielle, salon owner Levan Ramishvili and art director Loic Chapoix.

SIDDHARTH MALHOTRA & CELINE PRUNEVIELLE

RITIKA BHARWANI & KALKI KOECHLIN

NEHA MAHIDAR & DEEPIKA CHEDDHA

Festive frolic

knew that the festive season had well and truly started when you stepped into Atosa as YOU Aparna Badlani and Azmina Rahimtoola previewed the

cool collections of Wendell Rodricks, Ritika Bharwani, Zariin by Mamta and Bodhi Tree by Deepika Cheddha and Neha Mahidar. Looking lovely was Kalki Koechlin in a stunning green gown by Ritika Bharwani. Also making their presence felt was Kainath Arora, Pratichee Mohapatra, Manasi Scott and Niddhi Sunil.

Marcellus Baptista

Mixed reaction

was time for mixed martial arts to come alive at Gold’s IT Gym in Bandra with the full

contact combat sport involving some striking martial arts such as kickboxing and Muay Thai as well as grappling arts like wrestling and Brazilian jujitsu. Prateik, Aftab Shivdasani, Shazahn Padamsee and Vivaan Naseeruddin were there to follow in the footsteps of their Hollywood counterparts. Also present were Istayak Ansari, Karan Valecha and Althea Shah of Gold’s Gym.

SUCHETA SHARMA, ALESIA RAUT & IRIS MAITY NARGIS FAKHRI

Making waves

BOLLYWOOD babe Nargis Fakhri made waves

Wear and flair

STYLIST

turned fashion designer Abhilasha Srivastava was pleased as punch as she launched her flagship store Lasha on 16th Road in Bandra. On view was a mix of western, Indo-western and Indian designer wear with stylish accessories under her label Timeless. It was time for sparkling wine and tasty appetizers with guests like Amrita Rao, Elena Kazan, Diandra Soares, Iris Maity, Kunal Kundra, Sucheta Sharma, Alesia Raut and Suzanna Mukherjee.

ABHILASHA SRIVASTAVA & AMRITA RAO

at Title Waves as she unveiled the cover of the latest issue of ‘Hi! Blitz’ magazine. The talk veered towards her role in the movie ‘Madras Café’ and her sensational item number in ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero.’ And leafing through the August issue of the magazine you saw that it encapsulated the gorgeous girl in elegant ensembles from Rubaaiyat by Mini Bindra and PFDC The Boulevard.

SHAZAHN PADAMSEE


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1. Dwarf (5) 4. Continues (8) 9. Capital of the Philippines (6) 14. Pathetic state (5) 15. Services given to students with disabilities (7,9) 17. Vikings (5) 18. Oath (3) 19. Woe (7) 20. Ottoman (9) 21. Annoy (6) 24. Consuming (9) 25. CM of Delhi Ms. Dixit (6) 26. Spend time idly (6) 29. What peers typically have in common (3,7) 31. Tic - ---- - toe (3) 32. Allergic outcome (6) 33. Cause of city haze (4) 35. Noted Indian diplomat (3) 37. Equestrian sport (4) 39. Mediate (9) 40. Wipe out (9)

CROSSWORD NO 154 Nita Jaggi 41. Outfit (5) 42. Moon shape (8) 47. Bonding (8) 51. Director Ken------ (5) 55. Free (9) 56. Resettle (9) 58. Actor ----Chopra (4) 59. Large deer (3) 60. Navigate (4) 61. Parade (6) 62. Sound bearer (3) 63. Magnet (10) 66. Parts of a play (6) 67. Sleeper’s sounds (6) 69. Blood cell (9) 72. -----and Stick approach (6) 73. Editorial journalist (9) 75. Meeting log (7) 77. Wow (3) 80. ‘U’ in U.P.(5) 81. Famous British fight between Harold the Saxon king And William the Conqueror (6,2,8) 82. Sumerian storm god (5) 83. Rots (6) 84. Japan’s Feast of ------- (8) 85. Prophets (5)

DOWN:

2. Driveway sign (2,7) 3. ----- Picchu (5)

5.Paradise (4) 6. Italian dessert (7) 7. Be loyal to one another (5,8) 8. Restrain (5) 9. Street opening (7) 10. Tata’s small car (4) 11. French cosmetic brand (6) 12. Spin (5) 13.Spectacles (7) 14. Term (7) 16. Moderating sorrow (11) 22. Water filler (6) 23. Blouse parts (7) 24. Not creditors (7) 25. Holy (6) 27. Drum set (7) 28. 26th letter of the Roman

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alphabet (6) 30. Wrongdoing (4) 32. Terrific (5) 34. Signal colour (5) 36. Board game roller (4) 38. Your and my (3) 42. Coffee shops (5) 43.Scion of Esau (7) 44. Young cow (4) 45. ‘Maggi’ is famous for this (6) 46.Thesaurus writer (5) 48. (10) 49.Loom device (7) 50.Palm leaf (3) 51. True (7) 52. Trail followers (6) 53. Hotel scheme that includes three

SEND YOUR ANSWER IN GIVEN FORMAT ACROSS 1. V I X E N 4. B R A I S E 7. C A R R I E R .............

DOWN 1. V A M P 2. X A N T H U R A 3. N O V E M B E R ...............

meals a day (8,4) 54.Turkish military leader (4) 57. Round Table king (6) 64. Very enthusiastic (9) 65. Afraid (7) 66. Two-wheeled vehicle (7) 68. Geometric figure (7)

70. Mend (7) 71. Raid (6) 72. Very hot pepper (5) 74. Before (5) 76.Come together (5) 78. Place (4) 79. It is below the lips (4)

Solution (GIGANTIKA No. 153)

Across: 1. Black 4. Ripostes 9. Hollow 14. Lorry 15. Scourge Of The Gods 17. Nappy 18. Mba 19.Immerse 20.Dayspring 21. Psyche 24. Philander 25. Amazon 26. Peavey 29. Precaution 31. Nat 32. Suzlon 33. Dear 35. Inc 37. Fall 39. Anecdotal 40. Near Money 41. Amnio 42. Prospers 47. Hydromel 51. Store 55. Bubblejet 56. Squeezing 58. Tray 59. Cap 60. Oval 61. Solace 62. Ail 63. Testaments 66. Ridges 67. Serbia 69. Nothosaur 72. Untrue 73. Belgravia 75. Sincere 77. Own 80. Amuse 81. Tourette Syndrome 82. Betty 83. Beware 84. Theories 85. Plank. Down: 2. Locomotor 3.Crude 5.Iron 6.Outward 7.Treasury Note 8.Scour 9.Hosanna 10.Lane 11.Oppose 12.Crime13.Dynasty 14.Lyncher 16.Gesticulate 22.Famine 23.Bolzano 24.Pickles 25.Attila 27.Vietnam 28.Botany 30.Node 32.Scant 34.Royal 36. Amar 38.Air 42.Pablo 43.On Board 44.Pile 45.Rajkot 46.Force 48.Degradation 49.Outwear 50. Ema 51. Steamer 52. Espana 53. Juglandaceae 54. Heat 57. In Spot 64. Tavernman 65. Beltway 66. Redoubt 68. Breathe 70. Twitter 71. Future 72. Unite 74. Grunt 76. Coral 78. Beta 79. Ashe


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TODAY’S FORECAST

JAGJIT UPPAL

WIZARD OF ID PARKER & HART

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Aquarius Purnima till 10.22 a.m. Dhanishta Kumbh (Aquarius) G.S.Sh Deep Red 3

BIRTHDAY FORECAST: From the beginning of the year you will realize that you are on the right track and headed for success and gains. You can also look forward to some extra cash coming in from an earlier investment. Plans for higher studies are bound to materialize. However, matters concerning marital relationships should be handled tactfully to avoid conflict. The middle-aged people have to pay attention to their health. BABIES BORN TODAY: Healthy and long-lived. Will be tall, slim, in extreme cases stout. Very independent, intelligent and good at logic. A career in law or government services is best suited. Family life will be happy and contented. Should avoid putting trust in people.

B.C. JOHNNY HART

BEAU PEEP THE ADVENTURES OF LEGIONNAIRE BEAU PEEP

FRED BASSET ALEX GRAHAM

PHANTOM LEE FALK

MODESTY BLAISE PETER O’DONNELL

ARIES (March 21 - April 20): You may discover that some earlier decisions have now resulted in quite a setback. It is never too late to listen to good advice and save yourself from further loss. All is not lost there is some good news in the pipeline for more work and better opportunities.

TAURUS (April 21 - May 20): Job seekers will get exciting offers. Those in creative field or dealing with sales and marketing are bound to do well and earn recognition. Youngsters desirous of working in television media or airlines must meet the right people now to get some favorable response. You can get drawn into an alliance with a person difficult to forget. If you are prepared for the consequences then you can go ahead.

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): Do not give in to your doubts or let others discourage you, even if you encounter a bad experience. Bide your time. Try not to react to quarrelsome temperaments and selfish wills. You will have much more physical energy and serenity of mind. You will emerge successful in your endeavors. It is easy to be complacent in a love relationship, and that is when things begin to sour. Do not take your love for granted.

CANCER (June 21 - July 21): You may receive an interesting offer for job or work. A business proposition from distant place is indicated. This could boost your income, but be patient, as immediate gains are not foreseen. Delays in work will be overcome. Meanwhile concentrate on regular work that yields a steady profit. Taking a much needed break will be like a breath of fresh air. It will also help you to rediscover feelings for others.

LEO (July 22 - August 21): A sudden opportunity may come along which could do wonders for your career. If you have been feeling low about your work, you will now get an offer to redeem your reputation and establish yourself in your field of specialization. There will be happiness from some developments in the family. Today’s experience will leave you with a feeling of contentment and warm glow of love. Happiness and harmony within the family makes your day.

VIRGO (August 22 - September 21): This is the right time to ask for help if you need it. Adjustments are necessary almost at every level. You must adapt to some things that you cannot change. Do not be rigid and accept readily with grace. Use your money wisely, for there may be several demands. A long distance journey to a pilgrim spot or the need to meet a person you look up to is likely. The need to get an unbiased opinion about your affairs is strong.

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 December 20): A fortunate day lies ahead. You can implement your new plans with a certain success. You are also assured of gains through speculative trading. Study the market trends and gainfully employ your skill to earn substantial rewards. At home you will entertain close relatives and friends. Friends will want an outing this evening, while you have planned an exclusive evening with your beloved. You will be in a dilemma.

CAPRICORN (December 21 - January 19): You are doing well for yourself and the prospects for work also improve. Invest profits back into infrastructure and also in your routine business. You are on to a good thing but don’t go overboard. Take one day at time and be practical. Comforts of home and family are gratifying. A few stolen moments in love ads spark to the dullness of your day.

LIBRA (September 22 - October 22): Your performance at your work is highly appreciated and is sure to be considered when promotions are taken up. Some exciting offers for new business could materialize Differences with your mate over trivial matters are likely and but with a little prudence you can avoid problem issues.

AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18): Some overseas travel or work is also predicted for you. You are still able to follow your goal though it may look like it has been postponed or revised. Your career will take an upward swing due to changes you bring about after the outcome of new policy. Keep calm at an angry outburst of emotions in a personal relationship. Sometimes distances help be patient.

SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21): Financially you feel on top of the world as an expected deal goes through. Travel overseas or news from overseas will be exciting. A purchase of some property or a vehicle will add to your exuberance. With every reason to celebrate there is tendency to over eat that cause health problem. If away from your beloved you are likely to be in touch or plan a surprise visit to be together. Expect an expensive indulgence from the one who loves you.

PISCES (February 19 - March 20): You will receive a couple of new proposals that are interesting. This is the right time to expand your business or to branch out into a new field of activity. You will get all the necessary support, and most of your task gets concluded with relative ease if you keep yourself flexible. You may be getting fascinated by someone you have been introduced to recently. You get an opportunity to meet this person again at a social get-together.


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ACROSS: 1 City in Gujarat famous for its Patola silk saris (5) 6 A loose-fitting outer garment (5) 9 Boat race (7) 10 Cut off thin flat pieces (5) 11 Tear into pieces (3,2) 12 Not hollow; not liquid or gas (5) 13 A general pardon usually for political offences (7) 15 "The Simpsons" bartender (3) 17 Pay attention (4) 18 Transmitter (6) 19 Trades (5) 20 Spanish friends (6) 22 Mark Knopfler's ___ Straits (4) 24 Footlike organ (3) 25 Roll up your ____ : prepare for hard work, in a way? (7) 26 "Treasure Island" captain (5) 27 Sorrow (5) 28 Hinge (5) 29 Moves clumsily or heavily; sawed timbers? (7) 30 In the least (2,3) 31 Cries out, perhaps pleasurably, as a small dog or a pup (5)

DOWN: 2 Burning; on fire (6) 3 Having the form of an arch (6) 4 Adjective meaning born, followed by maiden name (3) 5 Royal house of Italy (5) 6 ___ the right note : speaks or acts in exactly the right manner? (7) 7 Old ___ : an elderly or confirmed spinster? (4) 8 Robinson who was marooned on the island (6) 12 Simmers or boils (5) 13 Lots (5) 14 The Biggest Ben? (5) 15 Ovid's 1,554 (5) 16 Lake Indians of America? (5) 18 There is no use crying over such milk? (5)

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SUDOKU 1932 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.

YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION

Difficulty Level 

CRYPTOQUIP

Today’s clue: S equals G

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

19 Having or expressive of deep or elevated feelings (7) 21 City in Uttar Pradesh (6) 22 Death (6) 23 Get back; recover or regain (6)

25 Uppity pretenders as to social status (5) 26 Dropped, collapsed or declined (4) 28 Move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open (3)

SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S QUICK CROSSWORD ACROSS: 3 You'll, 8 Glean, 10 Euler, 11 War, 12 Balsa, 13 Marital, 15 Sushi, 18 Our, 19 Kosher, 21 Sunburn, 22 Haws, 23 Mere, 24 Glasses, 26 Appeal, 29 Hit, 31 Fatal, 32 Enthral, 34 Voila, 35 Act, 36 Aster, 37 On air, 38 Seven. DOWN: 1 Alwar, 2 Various, 4 Opal, 5 Lesson, 6 Luaus, 7 Lethe, 9 Ear, 12 Barbell, 14 Tun, 16 Shies, 17 Irked, 19 Krishna, 20 Sheaf, 21 Swept, 23 Methane, 24 Galore, 25 Sit, 27 Paisa, 28 Eaves, 30 Batik, 32 Else, 33 RCA.

IRREGULAR SUDOKU 1751 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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YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION

I Z N R L X P J P I F R K K

X T

Q X S I P P I F

R V U Z X Q X L S

P F V I L B K B S J

G Q B L S

R K K

M B Q

Q F R T B L T

YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION: If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail

Afternoon WORD MINE

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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: 24 average; 27 good; 31 outstanding. YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION: axle, exalt, exit, extra, exult, latex, LUXURIATE, relax, taxi.

HEATHCLIFF

Yesterday’s


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SAINA UNHAPPY OVER ‘WRONG’ LINE JUDGEMENTS

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UMBAI: Her team Hyderabad Hotshots may have easily downed the high flying Pune Pistons 4-1 but Saina Nehwal, who won a crucial point for her side after a grim struggle against world number three Juliane Schenk, said she was unhappy with some of the rulings of the umpire. "In second set, I felt many points went against me. Many line judgements, obviously mistakes could happen, I just felt they went against me. It was not one or two but five or six. I was not happy. Umpires should overrule also. It's his duty but I think none of the calls were overruled. Finally we pulled out the match. Just leave the negative things and it is all good," Saina said. The Hyderabadi said she lost her composure after many decisions

did not go in her favour. "(In the second set) I just lost control and got a little bit aggressive. I was leading well but she equalled it. But then I tried to just stay calm and had long rallies with her. I think that really worked well. She was getting tired. In third set I felt she was giving away points because she was tired," she said. The 23-year-old made a comeback after losing the first game to notch up a win against the German 17-21 21-19 11-6. The London Olympic Games bronze medallist admitted that it was a tough match that went on for close to an hour. "Schenk is a world class player. For a long time, I have been having tough fights with her. Last year I had defeated her quite easily but this year in Indonesia Open she beat

me. It was a tough match. In first set, since she was on the faster side, her strokes were falling sharply. Always one side is going to be against you (because of the AC) but in third game I was good from the slower side. I just tried to maintain the pace because obviously she had quite a few sharp strokes. But third set was quite good. I was moving for all the strokes very well." "I was just ready for a long match. She is a tough player and that is what happened. She just kept on fighting till the last point," she said. The world number four enjoys a superior win-loss record of 9-4 against Schenk and admitted she feels comfortable playing against her. "I just play my game with her. Obviously many players find her game difficult but somehow I just

get adjusted to her game. She always tells me that I give her a tough fight. It happens because we have a similar kind of a game," she said. The Hyderabad franchise is the table-topper after last night's win, with 11 points, and Nehwal said is looking forward to tough games ahead. "I can't see it (the team) better than this. Pune Pistons who had won their previous two games quite easily, we beat them. I just want my team to give hundred per cent in each of the match. None of the matches would be easy now. All are tough (games). Next match we are playing against Mumbai, so that would be even tougher. I just wish they give their best in the next coming matches. The way our team played today, I am very happy with the performance," she said.

Clint FC beat Athletic Rovers M

UMBAI: Clint FC combined well to defeat Athletic Rovers by a facile 2-0 margin in a Third Division encounter of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2013-14, at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Tuesday evening. Dominating the proceedings from the outset, Clint FC got their goals through the efforts of Pratik Kawade and Suraj Kanajoia. Earlier, Charkop United ‘B’ riding on Akshay Nair’s lone strike got the better of Vijayalaxmi FC 1-0 to collect all the three points. Results - at St. Xavier’s ground, Parel – Div-III: Charkop United ‘B’ 1 (Akshay Nair) beat Vijayalaxmi FC 0; Clint FC 2 (Pratik Kawade, Suraj Kanajoia) beat Athletic Rovers 0.

Prauit nets brace in St Pius win M

UMBAI: Prauit Stephen netted a brace in St. Pius X (Mulund) 4-0 win over Fazlani Academi (Mazagaon) in the B-16-IV Inter School Football tournament at the School Sports Centre on Tuesday. Mclean Fernandes and Aakash Shinde were the other scorers. Other results: B-16-IV-I: P.G. Garodia (Ghatkopar) (7) (Yash Vora 3, Deep Chandra 1, Aryan Shah 1, Ansh Patel 1, Swapnil Nolakh 1) beat Beacon High (Khar) (0); B-16-IV-I: St. Xavier’s (Vile Parle) (3) (Ricky Bagade 2, Aditya Dalvi 1) beat R.N. Shah (Juhu) (0). B-16-IV-R: St. Rocks (Borivali) failed to turn up for their match against Smt. H.M. Nanavati (Vile Parle); B-16-IV-O: Ryan Int. (Kandivali) (5) (Leeman U. Shah 2, Hum Preet Singh 1, Vaibhav Gulati 1, Mahatav Bhatt 1) beat City International (Andheri) (1) (Nabil Qureshi 1); B-16-IV-O: St. Gregorios (Chembur) failed to turn up for their match against City Int. (Andheri). B-16-IV-O: Ryan Int. (Kandivali) (2) (Leeman U. Shah 1, Vaibhav Gulati 1) beat Fatima H.S. (Vidyavihar) (0); B-16-IV-Q: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (Vikhroli) failed to turn up for their match against St. Joseph (Vikhroli)

Mumbaikar Irfan Khan during the bout against Khwaja Mohibsha of Afghanistan in the bantamweight category during the Super Fight League held recently. Mohibsha won the match by a unanimous decision.

Now Hidayat says IBL auction was not fair

MUMBAI: Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat is the latest to criticise the auction process of the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) and felt the foreign players were not treated in a fair manner as compared to their Indian counterparts. Hidayat was bought for a meagre USD 15,000 (same base price) by Hyderabad Hotshots. However, his less experienced teammates -- Pradnya Gadre (USD 46,000, base price — USD 10,000), Tarun Kona (USD 28,000, base price — USD 15,000) and Ajay Jayaram (USD 25,000, same base price) -were sold for higher amounts. "I felt bad when for the first time I saw on TV how much a player was bought for. I felt the IBL didn't treat the foreign players in the right manner. The price slab that was set was nonsense. Most of the foreign players were sold for their base

price while the Indian players were bought for much higher prices," Hidayat told reporters last night. The Indonesian said it was his first and last IBL. "I felt the IBL organisers did not take world rankings into consideration. This is my first and last IBL," Hidayat said on the sidelines of a practice session here yesterday. The 32-year-old Hidayat is a three-time Asian Games gold medallist, who retired from the game after the Indonesian Super Series in June this year. Hidayat is not only player to have criticised the IBL auctions. Earlier, 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning combination of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had had slammed the League's decision to slash their base prices at the last moment, terming the move as "disrespectful" and "absurd". The IBL had reduced Jwala and Ashwini's base price to USD 25,000 from USD 50,000. Men's doubles specialists Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas had also claimed that their base prices were slashed from USD 15,000 to USD 5,000 without their knowledge. However, Hidayat's Hyderabad Hotshots team-mate defended the IBL organisers and said that the Indonesian should not expect too much since he has already retired from the game. "I think world number one (Lee Chong Wei) got the highest price (of USD 1,35,000). I don't think there is anything unfair about it.”


30 PUNE RACES: HOW THEY RAN LAST WEEK

WATCH HARSH MEHTA’S JEREMIAH; BEZAN EXCELS

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Jeremiah which won the Beyond Expectation Plate after it won the race. Owners: Mr. Haresh Mehta and Mr. Manav Mehta. Trainer: Pesi Shroff.

Commander which won the Gamble for Love Trophy being led in. The horse is trained by Bezan Chenoy

By Timur

Hurricane Wind. And Oriental Masti, available at 7 to 1 won the Classic Top Plate in a photo finish. On Thursday, Bezan, one of India’s top

Oriental Masti and led in Arusha on Thursday. It was a ezan Chenoy got a fantastic, razor-edge finish in grand double on Sun- both the races. Commander day – Commander and had to fight hard to win from

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The BK Lagad Memorial Gold Trophy being presented by Master Aryaveer Lagad, 4th generation of the Lagad family to Mr Mohan Thakur.

Arusha which won the Pune Sub Area Trophy being led in. Owners: Jaydev Mody and Mr. Rakesh R.J.

trainers, led in Arusha in the Div II of the Pune Sub-area Trophy. Dallas Todywalla is slowly and steadily picking up wins.

Providence which won the Raja Bahadur Million being led in after the race. Owners: Shirke family. Owners: Vivek Jain, G.B. Nagpal, Rohit Pahl and Zadmal Singh. Trainer: Zadmal Singh. He had Ghazal King in the Radiant Plate and Falco Nero in the Ruben Star Plate. A most impressive and easy winner on Sunday was

Eye of the Storm which won the Oriental Express Plate being led in after the race. Owners: Begum Sherherbanoo Lagad. Trainer: Vinay Lagad.

Falco Nero which won the Ruben Star Plate being led in. Owners: Mr. P.A. Ruia, Mrs. V.N. Ruia, Mrs. V.A. Ruia. Trainer: Dallas Todywalla.

Jeremiah in the Beyond Expectation Plate. The horse which is trained by Pesi Shroff won with the greatest of ease. The horse owned by Mr. Haresh Mehta and Manav Mehta was the favourite in the race. Watch Jeramiah. A favourite in the race in the P.K.S. Maharaj Trophy was Ace Angel Fire. The winner was Ainra which is owned by the Shirke family and trained by M.K. Jadhav. Ace Angelfire put some challenge but as it approached the win post, it became clear it could pose no challenge to Ainra. There was heavy betting on Fontanella and Forest Vision in the Raja Bahadur Pithi Million. Both of them ran well but not well enough to beat Providence. The horse is trained by Zadmol Singh. Runs to remember: Money Strike, Macho Uno, Forest Vision, Ace Angelfire, Jeremiah, Nush, Romantic Beauty, Arusia, Zoraavar, Mountbatten, Eye of the Storm.

Orient Masti being led in after the Classic Talk Plate race. Owners: Mr. and Mrs. A.K. Badani. Trainer: Bezan Chenoy.


MUMBAI MASTER SMASHERS

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Lethal Wei, great Dane Baun lead the way for hosts

MASTER OF THE GAME: Lee Chong Wei provides a net gain for Mumbai as (right) cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar and team owner Sunil Gavaskar look on.

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UMBAI: Suitably bolstered by the presence of World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei in their ranks, the Mumbai Masters surged into a commanding winning 3-1 lead against Krrish Delhi Smashers in the Indian Badminton League here at the NSCI stadium courts on Tuesday. The absolutely lethal Malaysian Wei packed too many guns for his Malaysia compatriot World no 17 Liew Darren romping to a 21-12 21-16 in a mere 35 minutes. The goodly crowd which included India’s favourite cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and other cricketers that included former captain and Masters team owners Sunil Gavaskar, Ajit Agarkar was treated to a sterling display of power badminton as Wei proved

far superior to Liew in the first game but his opponent did put up a fight in the second. The 26-year-old Liew in fact led for a major part of the second game, before Wei breathing fire and brimstone with his splendidly angled smashes took the lead at 14-13 before going on the wrap the match. Though the 30year-old Wei committed a whole lot of errors in this game, Liew who has never won even a game against the redoubtable Wei could not really take advantage and caved in meekly after the World No. 1 took the lead. Post his win Lee Chong Wei said “Good match, it’s great I’m very happy, this victory is very important for me and it’s good to win points for the team against such a difficult team.”

Next it was the turn of Dane Tine Baun to take the stage. Baun who has called it quits after annexing her third All England title crushed former national champion Arundhati Pantawane 21-11 21-13 in just over half an hour to considerably enhance the Mumbai Masters advantage. The women’s encounter between 34-year-old Baun and Arundhati was totally lop-sided as the 1.81m tall Dane, a former world number one, simply overpowered her shorter rival with her quality of play in 31 minutes. Baun won the first game in 14 minutes after grabbing 7-2 and 14-6 leads at the short breaks. A tap at Arundhati’s body put her on game point and then her rival smashed out to drop the opener. Post her win Baun said “I am

INDIANS ADD SILVER AND BRONZE IN ASIAN YOUTH GAMES N

ANJING: India added a silver and a bronze to swell their medal tally to six in their controversy-ridden Asian Youth Games campaign on the fifth day of the multi-sporting event, here today. Manu Gandas bagged the silver in golf while Saroj Ajay Kumar bagged a bronze in 1500m race to give some cheer to the Indians whose campaign was embroiled in overage issue leading to the disqualification of 18 track and field athletes and three weightlifters. Four badminton players were also thrown out after their entries were sent late by federation officials. Gandas ended with a three-round total of 11-under 205 to finish second behind Yu Chun-An (13-under 203) of Chinese Taipei

in the men’s individual stroke play at the Zhongshan International Golf Club. Boonma Danthai of Thailand was third in nine-under 207. In women’s individual stroke play, Ashok Aditi finished 10th. Ajay Kumar clocked 4:05.76 to finish third behind Wang Wei (4:03.75) of China and Assadi Zakalaki Ata (4:05.09) of Iran at the Nanjing OSC Stadium. In girls 100m hurdles, Ankita Sunil Gosavi qualified for the final round after finishing second in her heat in 14.60secs. Indians, who are participating as Independent Olympic Athletes as the IOA is serving a ban, have won one gold, one silver and four bronze to occupy 11th spot in the medal tally.

Force India drivers determined to do well at Belgium N EW DELHI: Refreshed after the F1 summer break, Force India drivers Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil are determined to repeat the performance they displayed in the first half season when they take on the track at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend. “I spent most of the time in Switzerland and did quite a lot of training. I’m coming back feeling fresh and ready for the big challenge we have in the second half of the season,” Sutil said. Di Resta said he hoped to do start afresh this weekend.

“We need to get the car working for us like before. In Budapest it was difficult to drive, but sometimes you get those tough weekends. Since then we have regrouped and analysed the previous races properly and hopefully this weekend will be a fresh start. We usually

do well in Belgium and everyone is determined to get back to the situation we had at the start of the year when we seemed to be punching above our weight,” said di Resta. Team Principal, Vijay Mallya said Force India will approach the second part of the year in the same way it approached the first half. “We know the car is mechanically sound and the drivers have been happy with it, so we need to unleash its potential. Getting on top of the new tyres is certainly a challenge.”

very happy to win the match against Arundhati. I played with a cool mind and was not at all under any pressure. My strategy was to be aggressive from the beginning and it paid off.” Mens doubles pair of Kien Keat Koo and Boon Hoeng Tan gave Smashers, especially team captain Jwala Gutta much to cheer with a splendid comeback win rallying to put it across Mumbai’s Sumeet Reddy and Manu Attri in a tense match which went the distance. The Delhi pair won 1421 21-16 11-7 to give Smashers something to shout about especially the animated Gutta. German south paw Marc Zwiebler made light of a first game loss to quell the fighting Sai Praneeth 18-21 21-10 11- 9 to seal the win for the hosts.

India A beat South Africa A by innings and 13 runs R

USTENBURG (South Africa): India ‘A’ crushed hosts South Africa ‘A’ by an innings and 13 runs on the fourth and final day of the opening unofficial Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, here today. Indian bowlers continued their dominating show as they shot out South Africa for 212 in their second innings after making them follow on at Olympia Park. Seam bowlers Mohammed Shami (3/29) and Ishwar Pandey (3/25) picked up three wickets each while part-time spinner Rohit Sharma scalped two wickets to fashion India’s crushing win over the hosts. Middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma (65) was the top-scorer for South Africa in their second innings. His 138-ball innings was laced with six fours.

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ONDON: Australia captain Michael Clarke today said the tourists would give a Test debut to fast-bowling all-rounder James Faulkner and recall Mitchell Starc as they sought a consolation win in the Ashes finale. “I do have a team.We have two changes. Jackson Bird is out and Usman Khawaja is out so Mitchell Starc comes in and James Faulkner makes his debut,” Clarke told reporters at The Oval today, the day before the match at the south London ground. The 23-year-old Faulkner replaces out-of-form batsman Khawaja, who averaged just 19 in three successive Tests, after Australia coach Darren Lehmann warned his failing top-order their places were in danger following the team’s latest collapse, which helped England to a 74-run win in the fourth Test at Durham and an unbeatable 3-0 series lead.

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AFC chief looking forward to knockout stage

KUALA LUMPUR: AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa is looking forward to a thrilling knockout stage of the AFC Champions League which will resume tomorrow after a three-month hiatus. The first leg of the quarter-finals matches are taking place in different parts of the continent. “The long wait of almost three months is over and we are primed for the knockout stage of the elite club competition of the continent again,” he said.

Captain Yadav leads from front as India win

SINGAPORE: Skipper Surya Kumar Yadav contributed with both bat and ball as Indian under-23 side produced a disciplined allround performance to thrash Nepal by 84 runs in a group A match of the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup here. Put into bat, India u-23 rode on three half centuries by openers Lokesh Rahul (88), Unmukt Chand (61) and skipper Suryakumar Yadav, who was adjudged the Man of the Match, to post a challenging 268 for five in their stipulated 50 overs. India u-23 side then returned to restrict the Nepal team for just 184 for eight, courtesy some good bowling by Ankit Bawne (3/36), Jasprit Bumrah (2/35) and Sandeep Warrier (2/7) at The Padang here. Chasing 269 to win, Nepal batsmen found the going tough as India opened their bowling with left-arm spinner Akshar Patel and pacer Sandeep Sharma. The duo dried up the runs for the Nepal batsmen by restricting their movement.

National Rugby championship begins from August 23

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir will host its maiden national level Rugby championship from August 23-25 at the Bakshi Stadium here. “The senior National Rugby 7’s championship 2013 will be held at Bakshi Stadium here from August 23 to 25,” captain of the Indian Rugby team Nasser Hussain told reporters here. Hussain said it was for the first time that such a national level tournament is being organised in the state and expressed hope that it will go a long way to improve the game here. Twenty teams from across the country will be participating in the championship. Hussain said that an orientation camp for physical education teachers and sports coaches will be held to train and certify them as Rugby professionals.

Indian archers misfire in World Cup

KOLKATA: India had a disappointing start to the Archery World Cup Stage IV at Wroclaw (Poland) with the country’s best medal hope Deepika Kumari slipping to 19th as the women’s recurve team finished sixth and men’s squad earning the fifth place in the qualification rounds today. According to information received here, Deepika shot 647 finishing behind Laishram Bombayla Devi who logged 649 points for an overall 18th place in the qualification rounds. Rimil Buriuly, the third member of the women’s recurve team, with a score of 632 finished lowly at 42nd place as the trio totalled 1928 for a sixth place in the team event. Asian Games silver medallist Tarundeep Rai was the best among the men’s trio as he finished 18th with 623, while Priyank (622) and Atanu Das (609) took the 20th and 42nd place for an overall fifth place in the team event. The poor show meant India were no good in the mixed team event with the pair of Tarundeep and Bombayla combining 1272 for ninth position in the rankings.


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