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ENGLISH DAILY MORNING REPUTED NEWS PAPER, AHMEDABAD EDITION Editor : Kapilkumar M. Hirpara
Short News Andhra tops ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, Telangana comes second Mumbai: Andhra Pradesh has topped the ease of doing business index, with a score of 98.42 per cent, among all states and Union Territories. Andhra’s neighbour Telangana (98.33 percent) has been ranked number two, followed by Haryana (98.07 per cent) at number three and Jharkhand (97.99 per cent) and Gujarat (97.96 per cent) at number four and five respectively, in the rankings released by the government on Tuesday. Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan are the other states in the top 10 of the list. The national capital Delhi (31.60 per cent) has been ranked 23, dropping from 19 in 2016, in the third edition of the list. Meghalaya was ranked last at 36th position. The rankings were published by the Department for Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), which is under the commerce and industry ministry.
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, Karti’s protection from arrest extended till August 7
New Delhi : In further relief to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, a Delhi court on Tuesday extended their protection from arrest till August 7 in connection with the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case. The court had earlier granted them anticipatory bail till today in connection with two cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The order comes a day after Chidambaram was granted protection from arrest in connection with the INX Media case till August 1. Both Chidambaram and Karti have appeared before the ED twice in connection with the case. After his last appearance, Chidambaram claimed that all the answers he provided were already recorded in government documents. He also said the probe had been initiated despite no FIR.
Dhule lynching case to be tried by fast track court: Devendra Fadnavis Nagpur : Describing the Dhule lynching incident as barbaric, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said a fast track court will hear the case and assured that stern punishment would be given to those guilty. On July 1, five persons, all members of a nomadic tribe belonging to the Davri Gosavi community, were lynched by a mob at Rainpada village in Dhule district on suspicion that they were child-lifters. Speaking at the state Legislative Assembly, Fadnavis said: “The Dhule incident is very unfortunate and inhuman. It will be fast tracked… the main culprit has been arrested. Many video footages are available. Police are closely tracking the role of each person involved in the act both directly and indirectly.” Stating that even the harshest words cannot describe the severity of the crime, the CM said: “There is no question of sparing even a single individual who is related to this inhuman incident.” “The act of lynching people on the suspicion that they were child lifters showed how the beast in a human being can come to the fore… The village where the incident took place was 40 km away from the district headquarters… police immediately rushed there on receiving the news.
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People were seen wading through waist-deep water as rains flooded many roads and streets in low-lying areas of the city.
Heavy rains continue unabated in Mumbai; BEST, rail services hit
Mumbai: Torrential rains continued to lash the metropolis and its neighbouring areas for the second day on Tuesday, disrupting railway services and badly affecting normal life. As a result, Mumbai ‘Dabbawalas’ or lunch box carriers have cancelled their services for today. Suburban services were suspended on a section of the Western Railway (WR) due to waterlogging on tracks and several long-distance and inter-city express trains were delayed or cancelled, officials said. The downpour flooded many roads and streets in lowlying areas of the city and its adjoining districts of Palghar and Thane. People at some places were seen wading through
waist-deep water. The Tulsi lake -- a major source of water supply for the city and its suburbs -- overflowed due to the
heavy showers. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rain till Thursday. Here are
the Live updates on Mumbai rain: BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra and Maharashtra State Spokesperson Keshav Upadhye seen wading through water while they were going to Mumbai BJP’s office in Dadar East, earlier today. Heavy rains led to water-logging near Matunga police station.As water level has risen above 400mm, power supply of Shatabdi Exo has to be switched off as a precautionary measure. As soon as water reecedes to safe level, train will be brought back to Mumbai Central. Sr Officers interacting with psngrs & extending all possible help @drmbct 150 additional pumps deployed to clear the water. We are monitoring & taking care of situation minutely.
J&K: Two JeM militants, civilian All 12 boys, coach evacuated from killed in Shopian encounter
ISRO espionage case: SC reserves verdict on plea for compensation
‘The 12 Wild Boars and coach have emerged from the cave and they are safe,’ the Thai navy SEAL unit said on its Facebook page.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in the petition of former ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan for action against former top officials of Kerala Police who had allegedly subjected him to torture and illegal detention in connection with the ISRO espionage case. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud while reserving verdict hinted at payment of compensation to Nambi Narayanan. Justice Chandrachud orally observed that justice has to be delivered to Nambi Narayanan. Nambi Narayanan had challenged the judgment of the Division Bench of the Kerala High Court upholding the decision of the Kerala government to drop disciplinary proceedings against officials of Kerala police -- Siby Mathew (former ADGP), and two retired Superintendents of Police, K K Joshua and S Vijayan. Though a single judge had quashed the notification, a division bench reversed the single judge’s order. Subsequently, the case was taken over by the CBI, which found that the case baseless, and filed a closure report. The CBI report also listed several lapses committed by the officers of Kerala police and recommended action against them.
Thailand cave on Day 3 of rescue ops
Chang Rai: All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flood Thai cave have been rescued, a Thai navy SEAL unit said on Tuesday, a successful end to a perilous mission that has gripped the world. “The 12 Wild Boars and coach have emerged from the cave and they are safe,” the Thai navy SEAL unit said on its official Facebook page. The “Wild Boars” soccer team and their coach got trapped on June 23 while exploring the cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai after soccer practice and a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels. British
divers found the 13, hungry and huddled in darkness on a muddy bank in a partly flooded chamber several kilometres inside the complex, on Monday last week. After pondering for days how to get the 13 out, a rescue operation was launched on Sunday when four of the boys were brought out, tethered to rescue divers. Another four were rescued on Monday and the last four boys and the coach were brought out on Tuesday. Celebrations will be tinged with sadness over the loss of a former Thai navy diver who died last Friday while on a re-supply mission inside the cave in support of the rescue.
Srinagar: Two Jaishe-Mohammad (JeM) militants, including a Pakistani national, were on Tuesday killed in an encounter while a civilian died and 20 others sustained injuries during clashes with security forces near the scene of the gunbattle in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A police spokesman said a joint patrol of the security forces launched searches in the Kundallan area of the district in the early hours of Tuesday
following credible leads about the presence of terrorists there. As the searches were going on, militants hiding inside the house fired upon the search party, who in their guarded response fired back, leading to an encounter, he said. The spokesman said some civilians in the nearby houses were quickly evacuated by the security forces. “During the encounter, all the hiding terrorists were eliminated successfully by the joint patrol of the security forces.
Will examine correctness of 2013 verdict on gay sex, says SC New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated that it was open to examine the correctness of the 2013 verdict upholding IPC Section 377 that criminalises consensual gay sex. At the outset, a Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Rohinton Nariman, A M Kanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra observed that it will examine whether the fundamental right to life includes ‘right to sexual freedom’ particularly after the ninejudge bench ruling that ‘right to privacy’ is a fundamental right. Hearing began on Tuesday on a batch of petitions
Ramgarh lynching: Rahul supports online petition demanding withdrawal of Jayant Sinha’s Harvard alumni status New Delhi : Intensifying his attack on Union Minister Jayant Sinha for felicitating convicts of Ramgarh lynching, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday supported a petition demanding the withdrawal of Sinha’s Harvard Alumni status. Sinha had completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard. “If the sight of a highly educated MP & Central Minister, Jayant Sinha, garlanding & honouring criminals convicted of lynching an innocent man, fills you with disgust, click on the link
& support this petition,” the Congress president tweeted. Gandhi has been critical of Sinha’s actions and had said that the politics of hatred and communal polarisation is irreparably damaging our social fabric.
seeking a declaration that Section 377 is unconstitutional as it makes gay sex as carnal intercourse against the order of nature and provides for a punishment of up to life. However, such punishments are very rare as no such case is being prosecuted effectively. The CJI told senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi, who appeared for Navtej Singh Johar that the principal question to be addressed by the court is the correctness of 2013 verdict in Koushal case. It affects the basic constitutional and human rights of a large section of society, called the sexual minority, the CJI added.
Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife Latha to face trial for non-payment of dues The apex court said that a probe against her will proceed and she will face the trial after a chargesheet has been filed.
New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife, Latha Rajinikanth, will have to face trial in a case of fraud after he failed to pay dues to an advertising company, the Supreme Court ordered on Tuesday. The apex court said that a probe against her will proceed and she will face the trial after a chargesheet has been filed, reports said. Last week, the top court pulled up Latha Rajinikanth for not honouring the undertaking
given to the court to pay the dues of Rs 6.20 crores to Ad Bureau, which had given Rs 10 crores loan for the production of the film `Kochadaiyan’ directed by her daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth. In February, Latha’s lawyer gave an undertaking in the court that
if her firm does not pay in three months, she will be personally liable to pay Rs 6.2 crore to the advertising agency. However, on July 3, the lawyer for her firm Ilam Bharathi Subbiah and Balaji Srinivasan offered to give a cheque of only Rs 10 lakh. The bench had passed this order on an appeal filed by Ad Bureau against Karnataka High Court judgment quashing the criminal proceedings against Latha and her daughter. The dispute dates back during the production of a Rajinikanth’s film.
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Which way will the new urban Indian voter tilt?
The state elections later this year will set the discourse for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. A lot of attention will be paid, expectedly, to caste and religion as predictors of political preference. Another divide that is slowly making it to the surface of Indian politics is the rural-urban one. The census of 2011 puts India’s urbanization level at 31.2%—up from 27.8% in 2001. More importantly, the 2011 census revealed that it was the first time that the absolute increase in urban population (91 million) was more than its rural counterpart (90.5 million). The census, however, generally undercounts India’s urbanization. This is because of a peculiar definition: A settlement in India qualifies to be called urban if its population is greater than 5,000, its population density is more than 400 persons per sq. km and at least 75% of its male workforce is employed in non-farming occupations. With a less restrictive definition, many studies conclude (goo.gl/Ahr7xu), India would be much more urban than the official figures suggest. It is clear that urban India’s salience is increasing owing to sheer numbers. Of late, one can also notice a distinctive trend in the political behaviour of urban voters. In a recent analysis of voting trends in 13 states (where regional parties are strong), Ashish Ranjan finds (goo.gl/mzwLXu) that regional parties remain strong in their rural bases but have lost considerable space to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in urban areas. The BJP’s rise was the sharpest between the 2009 and 2014 general elections. In state elections too, the BJP has outperformed its rivals in urban constituencies. The Gujarat election in December 2017 was a particularly stark example where the BJP won 48 urban seats as compared to Congress’ 10. In rural areas, the Congress won 67 seats and the BJP just 51. There have been other surveys (goo.gl/8u52wg) which have found that as incomes and education levels increase, the support for the BJP goes up. This observation is in sharp contrast to the US and Europe, where centre-right parties draw their support primarily from rural areas and lowincome group voters. The rural-urban polarization is particularly acute in the US: The multicultural urban areas vote overwhelmingly for the Democrats and rural America throws almost its entire weight behind the Republicans. The political preference of the Indian urban voter is very different. In India, an increase in education and incomes—correlated with higher urbanization—leads to less engagement with the state. As a citizen grows richer, there is a higher chance that she commutes in private cars and sends her daughter to a private school. However, in the US, for instance, the densely populated regions, which vote for the Democrats, travel by public transport. In her study of CSDS-Lokniti’s National Election
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According to the source, if Ali comes on board, he will be seen playing Kangana’s love interest in the film.
Kangana Ranaut to be paired with Ali Fazal in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s film?
New Delhi : Whether it’s a small film or a big one, actor Ali Fazal never fails to impress. After a string of interesting roles, we hear that he may be paired opposite Kangana Ranaut in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s next. “Ali has been approached to play a significant part in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s yet-untitled next. Though he’s kicked about the project, he hasn’t signed it yet,” a source close to the project reveals. According to the source, if Ali comes on board, he will be seen playing Kangana’s love interest in the film. The film, a sports-drama reportedly based on an annual national-level kabaddi championship, kicks off in October. Kangana, who plays a kabaddi player in it, is scheduled to undergo a gruelling 15-day workshop to master specific moves. Meanwhile, Ali will be seen in Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi.
Hollywood - Bollywood Dhadak: Want to earn same kind of love as mom, says Janhvi Kapoor Janhvi, 21, says coming from a film family instilled a sense of maturity in her to understand the goings-on of showbiz.
New Delhi : Gearing up for her debut in “Dhadak”, Janhvi Kapoor says she does not feel the weight of expectations as Sridevi’s daughter and hopes to earn the same amount of love from the audience like the veteran actor received. Her foray in films comes a few months after Sridevi’s death this February. The actor, who stars opposite Ishaan Khatter in the Hindi adaptation
of Marathi blockbuster “Sairat”, says she is aware of the late actor’s legacy and wishes to honour it. “I’m aware of it (the legacy) but I don’t think there’s a fear. I feel like mom has earned and got so much love, gratitude and adulation from people. There’s a lot of gratitude I feel towards that, which even she felt. I want to make them happy. I want to earn the same kind of love.
Jennifer Lawrence says does not identify as a method actor.
Sanju box office collection day 11: Ranbir Kapoor’s film eyes Rs 300 crore club
New Delhi : Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju is making mincemeat of competition at the Indian box office. The movie joined the Rs 200 crore club within a week of its release and it has on its tenth day collected a sum of Rs Rs 265.48 crore. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has already broken several records. From being the highest opening weekend earner to being the highest single day earner, Sanju has set the cash registers ringing at the box office. The movie is on its way to join the Rs 300 crore club now, which it is likely to do within the next couple of days. The only films which have crossed the Rs 200 crore mark in 2018 are Deepika
Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s Padmaavat and Salman Khan’s action-drama Race 3. The performances of Vicky Kaushal and Ranbir Kapoor have especially stolen the limelight from the rest of the cast in a big way. While Ranbir plays Sanju, Vicky plays his good friend called Kamli. Kamli is said to be based primarily on Sanjay’s close buddy Paresh Ghelani, who was recently welcomed to the world of social media by his friends Sanjay Dutt, R Madhavan and Shilpa Shetty. On working with Hirani, Kaushal, who plays a pivotal role in Sanju, had said, “It surely is surreal. It was a special feeling to be part of a Rajkumar Hirani film.
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Justin Bieber confirms engagement to Hailey Baldwin: I promise to lead our family with honour and integrity
Johnny Depp sued for punching crew member on set
los angeles : It was recently reported that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got engaged on a trip to the Bahamas and now Bieber has announced it himself through his Instagram handle. He shared a post of himself with Hailey on the social media site and wrote a wonderful caption alongside. Justin Bieber’s caption read, “Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know
every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment “eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!.”
“I know I’ve to work for it, I want to. I feel there’s a responsibility towards them (audience). I want to make them happy. They’ve given my mom so much, my mom has given them so much, I want to earn it. I will, hopefully,” Janhvi told PTI in an interview.The actor says Sridevi never interfered in her acting process and wanted her to experience things on her own.
los angeles : Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has been sued for allegedly punching a crew member on his movie set ‘City of Lies.’ As per The Hollywood Reporter, the crew member, Gregg ‘Rocky’ Brooks alleged that Depp punched him twice on the set. Brooks also claimed that he was fired from the movie, ‘City of Lies’ when he refused to sign papers saying that he wouldn’t sue the actor over the incident. The lawsuit says that Depp screamed inappropriately at Brooks and punched him twice in the ribs, then offered him 100,000 dollars to punch back, according to the report. Further details are awaited. Produced by Miriam Segal and Paul M. Brennan, the ‘City of Lies’ will hit the theatres in September this year.
Ahmedabad : Satish & Savitri both are in love with each other. But Lela Baba tells Satish will get love in his life and Savitri will not get money in her life. Savitri is an ambitious girl who thinks money is the only source for a healthy living so she left Satish. Savitri’s friends convince her to meet one of their richest friends Ronnie who
was spending his father’s money on her. Meanwhile, Satish is trying hard to earn enough money so that he gets Savitri back in his life but gets accused of his boss’s death. Now Savitri is stunned to see her in a phase where she has no money, and Satish is in a phase where he has no love? What happens next is the story of SATTI PAR SATTO.
I set up Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas: Dwayne Johnson los angeles : Actor-producer Dwayne Johnson has joked about being the one responsible for bringing together actress Priyanka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas. Johnson, also known as ‘The Rock’, has quipped he was secretly the matchmaker behind the romance, reports etonline.com. Asked about the highly talked about relationship, Johnson first replied with a question: “Are they happy?” After learning that the couple seems to be doing well, Johnson cordially confirmed his role in bringing his former costars together. “I did it, yes. If they’re happy. Well then, I take credit. Baywatch and Jumanji,” he added, pointing out to his work with Priyanka in Baywatch and with Jonas in last year’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Priyanka, 35, and Jonas, 25, are reportedly wearing matching gold rings. They even spent a day together on July 4 which was preceded by a vacation in India. According to reports, the couple is expected to make things official by getting engaged soon.
Dhadak is an honest adaptation: Ishaan Khatter
New Delhi : The nervous energy is palpable as Ishaan Khatter talks about the much anticipated Dhadak, set to release in a couple of weeks. “Many people are asking me if I am feeling pressurized. The comparisons can be taxing, as Sairat was such a huge hit. We are trying to keep our wits about us,” says Khatter. While many appreciated the lead pair — Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor — not everything was positive; some comments were just mean. But through this all, Khatter maintains calm. “I think it’s important to maintain a perspective of your own, for if you get carried away by everything people say, you wouldn’t know where to look. I remember one article where they compared
the trailer of Dhadak to the film Sairat. It was a direct comparison and the second line of the article said, ‘I have not seen Sairat but…’ I found that very amusing,” he says. Khatter, too like Kapoor, comes from a family of actors, parents Rajesh Khattar and Neelima Azeem, and half-brother Shahid Kapoor. Kapoor too is relatively calm. “I think people are quick to make judgments, maybe because Sairat has such a sentimental value attached to it. I hope people give us a chance,” she says. And while both the actors, who were in Pune this week for the promotion of the film, have accepted that the comparisons are obvious, Khatter clarifies some misconceptions.
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Serena Williams knows Wimbledon’s top-10 seeds stat needs asterisk
London : Serena Williams figures this statistic needs an asterisk: For the first time since Wimbledon started seeding players in the 1920s, none of the top 10 women reached the quarterfinals. It’s also the only Grand Slam tournament in the half-century professional era with zero top-10 seeds in the women’s final eight. “I don’t think this has happened to this extreme. But also, I’ve never been ranked where I am,” Williams said Monday after her fourth straight-set victory of the fortnight. “Usually, I’m one of those few seeds left that’s still fighting and still in the tournament. Now that I’m not, it kind
of happened.”Bidding for an eighth championship at the All England Club, Williams will be back on court Tuesday, but she is seeded only 25th, and that actually represents a big bump up from her ranking of No. 181. As she keeps reminding folks, this is just her fourth tournament since missing more than a year of action because she was pregnant and gave birth to a daughter last September. “I feel like I’m getting to where I want to be,” Williams said. “For me, there’s so much farther I want to go to get back where I was _ and hopefully go beyond that.”
Ahmed Shehzad charged over positive test for banned substance, says PCB
Lahor : Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has tested positive for a banned substance and will be charged later on Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said. The PCB announced in June that a player had failed a doping test but refused to reveal the name of the team member or the charges they faced until a chemical report was completed, as per the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) regulations.
“Independent Review Board Report on doping case has been received by PCB. Cricketer Ahmed Shehzad has tested positive for a banned substance. PCB will issue charge sheet today,” the governing body said on its verified Twitter account. Shehzad, 26, has struggled to nail down a place in the Pakistan squad in recent years but played in the twomatch Twenty20 series at Scotland in June, where he scored a combined 38 runs as the visitors recorded commanding victories.
Wimbledon 2018: Clinical Novak Djokovic keen to take Centre stage
London : Being scheduled to play last on Court One on ‘Manic Monday’ is something Novak Djokovic is getting rather used to – and also getting rather fed up with. A year after his 2017 fourth round match was postponed by 24 hours into what is a designated ‘rest day’ for the men, he narrowly avoided suffering the same fate again. With South African Kevin Anderson taking almost 3-1/2 hours to tame French showman Gael Monfils in a four-set thriller in the previous match, Djokovic was left with about two hours of daylight to complete his match against Karen Khachanov
if wanted to avoid coming back on Tuesday again. It was not until he walked off court after booking his place in the quarter-finals that he heard how close he had come to being bumped off Monday’s schedule. “Post-match I heard that the organisers were planning to cancel my match if Monfils and Anderson went to a fifth. Luckily for me it didn’t happen,” Djokovic said after he romped to a 6-4 6-2 6-2 win to reach the last eight for a 10th time. “The last couple of games I couldn’t really see the ball very clearly, it was getting very dark… so I had to hang in there.”
It’s really hard for bowlers to find balance in all three formats of cricket: Pat Cummins New York : Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has raised concerns if fast bowlers across the world will be able to sustain their position in all three formats of the game. Ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup, Australia have a packed schedule with ODI series against South Africa, India, and Pakistan. The kangaroos are also set to play Test series against India and Sri Lanka. However, Cummins’ concerns has once again thrown open the debate
on the amount of cricket being played and the workload attached to it. Cummins is currently on the path of recovery to full fitness after a long lay-off due to injury. But the Tasmanian admitted that maintaining a balance across the three formats will be an arduous task for fast bowlers across the globe considering the amount of workload “I think it’s really hard. Especially for Australian bowlers it seems like our Test matches always go for basically the full
AGUAR LAND ROVER INDIA ANNOUNCES 66 PERCENT INCREASE IN SALES IN H1 CY 2018
Mumbai: Jaguar Land Rover India has announced a strong 66 percent increase in sales in the First Half of Calendar Year 2018. With 2 579 units sold during this period, Jaguar Land Rover India reported a robust performance, buoyed by a strong product portfolio, world-class retailer footprint and enhanced service and brand experience programs for consumers. Mr. Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd.
(JLRIL) said: “In 2018, JLR India has seen tremendous growth on the back of new launches like the Range Rover Velar, Evoque Convertible and Model Year 2018 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. These, coupled with dedicated Retail and After Sales initiatives have helped us register a solid growth and we once again thank our customers for their continued patronage and enthusiasm for the two iconic brands, Jaguar and Land Rover.”
Tata Motors Extends Special Monsoon Offers and Strengthens Network Outreach
Mumbai : Tata Motors Limited has announced special monsoon offers for car buyers across the country, for the entire month of July. The company is continuously leveraging the maximum potential of its expanding network and consumer insights, in orderto connect with its customers in a more effective manner. In July 2018, the company is offering first year’s insurance on Tigor, Nano, Hexa, Safari Storme, and Zest models, at Re. 1. Customers can also reap benefits of consumer discounts, ranging between INR 20000 and INR 30000, on select models. Additionally, exciting exchange discounts, up to INR 15000, for the prospective car buyers, on the aforementioned cars as well as on all variants of Nexon and Tiago. On account of the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra, Tata Motors will be offering customer across Gujarat an additional reason to rejoice, by presenting them with additional consumer discounts and first year insurance at Re. 1 on the Nexon
and Tiago variants. Commenting on the offer roll-out, Mr. S.N Barman, Vice President – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors said, “Making this monsoon special for our customers, we have rolled out these offers, keeping in mind the dynamic demands of all customers; with the sole purpose of providing them with maximum benefits. We firmly believe that this proposition will provide a huge boost to the buyer morale, thus cultivating for them a strong sense of association with our brand. On the back of the on-going Turnaround strategy, we have made good progress and are entering the consideration sets of the consumers. Our aim is to now fortify our presence by offering efficient after-sales services, reduction in complaints, and meaningful offers that cater to the everevolving demands of all consumers.” Tata Motors’ Turnaround strategy, has proven robust results.
five days and the bowlers are bowling lots of overs,” Cummins said in an interview with ESPNcricinfo. “I think certain tours, like India last year, in some games the pace bowlers didn’t bowl heaps of overs, Bangladesh the same. I feel like the Australian summer is pretty brutal, there’s lots of pretty flat wickets, hard wickets and it’s a lot of bowling,” he added. “It’s about finding that balance, you want to play as much as you can, you also need to keep bowling, you can’t just play a game and have a few
HDFC ERGO LAUNCHES TITLE INSURANCE COVER FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPERS
Mumbai : HDFC ERGO, country’s third largest non-life insurance provider in the private sector, today announced the launch of ‘Title Insurance Policy’, a first of its kind product in the private insurance segment in India. This specialty insurance product provides Indemnity to property developers and the subsequent owners of the property against losses and risks related to defects in Property Title arising out of Third Party challenges not discovered prior to the commencement date of the policy due to the Title of Property belonging to someone other than the Insured, Descriptions & Plans in Historic deeds of the property being inadequate, Historic transaction being subject to an act of fraud or forgery by a third party that adversely affects insured’s rights over the title of the property, Title to the Property being subject to Unknown Burdens or Discharge of Burdens which may have been imposed in historic deeds executed prior to the commencement date etc. Moreover, defence costs / Legal costs incurred are also covered under the policy. Also, certain known defects in the title, may
also be covered under the policy by specific underwriting assessment for an additional premium. The product has been developed stemming from the requirement of the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act 2016 (RERA), which mandates the purchase of Title Insurance for all new and ongoing property developments registered with the regulatory body. Commenting on the launch of the new product, Mr. AnujTyagi, Executive Director & Chief Distribution Officer, HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, “We are always looking at opportunities to offer protection to the customers from any unforeseen financial losses. Title insurance is one such innovative product that will provide customers’ the peace of mind from Title risks related to the land on which the property rests. It is crucial and a must-have, for developers not only because it is mandatory but is as an effective risk transfer mechanism.” This new Title insurance policy will prove beneficial to real estate developers, property investors and housing finance companies.
Sensex reclaims 36,000-mark in early trade ahead of key earnings Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex advanced by over 200 points to reclaim the 36,000-mark in early trade on Tuesday led by gains on IT, realty and capital goods counters, ahead of key quarterly results scheduled later in the day. The 30-share index rose for the third straight day by gaining 203.87 points, or 0.57 per cent, at 36,138.59 in early trade. IT, realty, capital goods, oil and gas, metal, tech, auto, PSU, power and banking stocks led the upward movement, by rising up to 1.16 per cent.The gauge had gained 360.17 points in the previous session two sessions. The NSE Nifty also recaptured the 10,900 mark. The index was trading higher by 61.85 points, or 0.57 per cent, at 10,914.75. Support came from key stocks such as Yes Bank, RIL, Adani Ports, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Auto, SBI,
Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, NTPC, Maruti, Tata Steel, Infosys, Coal India, L&T and HDFC, rising up to 1.72 per cent. Traders said widening of bets by investors ahead of Q1 numbers from IndusInd Bank and TCS, amid sustained buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) influenced market sentiment. TCS shares rose 0.65 per cent to Rs 1,900, while IndusInd Bank fell 0.17 per cent to Rs 1,951.35. Meanwhile, DIIs bought shares worth a net of Rs 740.39 crore, while Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth a net of Rs 569.91 crore on Monday, provisional data showed. Overseas, most Asian stocks rose amid optimism over the upcoming earnings season, that is expected to be sufficiently robust to overshadow a rise in trade tensions.
weeks off. I’d love to play every single game for Australia, but realistically I think you get up for the Test matches and then make sure you’re 100% for the ODIs and then taking one series at a time. You’re making sure you’re 100% right to go but knowing if you’re not, it’s not worth it. There’s so much other cricket and so many other guys that are banging down the door, you can’t play unless you’re 100% right to go,” Cummins explained.
Prime Day 2018: Amazon Launchpadlaunches 25Exclusive Products Bengaluru :Feeling unsafe in public transport and wish you had an anti-theft bag to secure your laptop? Fancy a smart LED bulb with over 16 million color options for mood lighting which you can control from anywhere in the world? Want to give your kid a smart DIY toy that can even teach them fundamentals of S.T.E.M. (Science, T e c h n o l o g y , Engineering and Mathematics) while having fun? Planning that bike trip to Himalayas but wonderingwhere to look for a comfortable bike seat to avoid back pain?Well startups from Amazon Launchpadare here to fulfil all your wishes! Surprised hearing this… then check out Amazon Launchpad this Prime Day for25 new, exclusive products launched by 18 start-ups for all Prime customers this year! Prime Day, Amazon’s annual shopping event celebrated by more than 100 million Prime members in 17 countries including India, is a highly anticipatedevent and it has gotten way bigger this time than last year. Now in its second year in India, Prime Day is providing start-ups from Amazon Launchpad with an opportunity to showcase their new
range of products to Prime members across the country. It will featurecool and innovativeproducts across different categories such as healthy food products, electronics, luggage & backpacks, health & personal care, beauty, home décor & improvement, coffee & beverages and toys & games with exciting deals and offers, between 16th-17th July 2018. Commenting on the launch of these exclusive products, Aman Deep Lohan, Head, Amazon Launchpad India, said,“We are extremely happy to announce the launch of 25 exclusive products for this Prime Day by Amazon Launchpad start-ups. To make this year’s Prime Day even more exciting for our customers, we thought of introducing some cool, innovative and exclusive products in popular categories as we believe Prime Day is an apt time to launch these new products. This launch truly fulfills the aim of Amazon Launchpad as a program wherein we want to help start-ups showcase their cutting-edge products to millions of Amazon customers, encourage start-ups to continue innovating and provide a curated selection to our customers.”
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Gujarat govt survey Mohan Bhagwat, other leaders to camp in Somnath finds rise in number of schools in top grades for six days for RSS meet
Rajkot : Rashtriya Swayamswvak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and other top leaders of the right-wing organisation will camp in Somnath for a week, beginning from Thursday, for the annual Akhil Bharatiya prant pracharak meeting. The RSS meeting comes at least a year after state BJP executive in Somnath. “Bhagwatji will reach Somnath on 12th and will offer pooja at temple. Bhaiyyaji Joshi, the sarkaryavah (general secretary) of RSS will also be there and he will
preside over a Samajik sadbhav (social harmony) meeting where local people belonging to various communities will be present and discuss social harmony,” Vijay Thaker, prachar pramukh (media in-charge) of Gujarat prant of the RSS told NEWS AGANCY.An official release from the Gujarat unit of the RSS said that Bhagwat, the RSS sarsanghchalak or chief will also attend family union of local RSS swayamsevaks during his stay in Somnath.
Suicides wipe the shine off Surat’s diamond trade
SURAT : After polishing diamonds destined for luxury stores from New York to Hong Kong for nearly 10 hours in a cramped workshop in western India, Vikram Raujibhai went home, waited for his family to leave, and locked the front door. Raujibhai doused himself in kerosene and lit a match. His family returned to find the 29-year-old’s charred body, his case the latest in a series among workers with low wages and poor work conditions in India’s booming diamond industry, as uncovered by a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation. Investigations spread over a year in Gujarat found a pattern of suicides — many shrouded in silence — in the industry that cuts and polishes 90 per cent of gems sold globally, with many workers paid per stone. A few workers in the industry earn fixed wages — some even up to 1,00,000 or more a month - but over 80 per cent of the total workforce earn a piece rate of1 to 25 for each stone they polish and have no social benefits. Interviews with diamond unit owners, brokers, labour groups, families and the police revealed nine suicides since last November in the city of Surat, a hub for the trade, and the Saurashtra region where the workers are from.
Ahmedabad : The education department on Monday claimed that according to its recent evaluation exercise of schools, called Gunotsav, the number of schools in top grades has dramatically increased, and consequently declined in the lower grades. An increase in number of schools in the topmost A+ grade from 2,117 to 3,207 within a year has been recorded in Gunotsav VIII, conducted on April 6 and 7 across the state. Similarly, compared to Gunotsav VII, the number of A grade schools has increased from 17,653 to 22,436. A considerable decline in number of schools in lower
grades was also recorded by the department. In grade B, schools declined from 12,556 to 7,629. C grade schools declined to less than half —- from 1,613 to 774 and D grade from 300 to 181 schools. These are the results following an evaluation of 33,327 government primary schools, where reading, writing and numeric skills of students from Class II to V were evaluated. Languages including Gujarati, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, mathematics, science and social science of students from Class VI to VIII were evaluated, covering a combination of 100-mark OMR question papers for each student.
Chief Minister approves Rs.39-crore ‘Seema Darshan’ project for border tourism at Nadabet
“Gujarat Govt to seekUnion Home and Tourism Ministries’assistanceto instil patriotism for the border tourism project,” says Vijay Rupani
Ahmedabad : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today gave in-principle approval for the Rs.39-crore ‘Seema Darshan’ project for developing more infrastructure facilities from T-Junction to Zero Point at Nadabet near Suigam in Banaskantha district to instil patriotism through a unique Gujarat initiative forborder tourism. Presiding over the Seema Darshan Review Meeting at Gandhinagar, he said the project being developed on Wagah Border pattern, entails an exhibition hall, a parade ground with amphitheatre for 5,000 people. The meeting decided to send a proposal to the Union Home and Tourism
Ministries for financial assistance. He said the phase-1 of the project worth Rs.22-crore was launched on December 24, 2016. Nearly 1-lakh tourists-youth have already participated in watching the border in an atmosphere surcharged with excitement at Seema Darshan. The viewers can watch the border where the Gujarat’s seacoast meets the landmass. The project demonstrates our BSF jawans’ tryst with protecting the border as round-the-clock sentinels. The project will encourage local economic activity in the Rann region, alongside visit to adjoining flamingo and wild ass sanctuaries.
international US envoy calls for Germany to block Iran cash withdrawal
Berlin : The US ambassador to Germany has called on Berlin to block an Iranian bid to withdraw large sums of cash from bank accounts in Germany to offset the effect of new US financial sanctions imposed after Washington withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal. Richard Grenell, a longtime critic of the accord, told the mass-circulation daily Bild that the U.S. government was extremely concerned about Tehran’s plans to transfer hundreds of millions of euros in cash to Iran. “We encourage the highest levels of the German government to intervene and stop the plan,” Grenell told daily newspaper Bild. Grenell has adopted a more outspoken role than his predecessor since arriving in Berlin in May, drawing criticism for what some German politicians view as meddling in German politics. A German Finance Ministry spokeswoman on Monday said German authorities were examining the Iranian request. The ministry had no immediate comment’s on Grenell’s comments.
Liu Xia, widow of Nobel laureate leaves China after 8 years’ house arrest
Beijing : China allowed the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to be freed from house arrest and leave for Berlin today, her relatives and close friends said, ending an eight-year ordeal that drove the poet into depression and drew intense criticism of Beijing’s human rights record. The release of Liu Xia, who has never been charged with any crime, is the result of years of campaigning by Western governments and activists and comes just days before the one-year anniversary of the death of dissident Liu Xiaobo while he was serving a prison sentence for inciting subversion. Liu Xia’s brother, Liu Hui, wrote on a social media site: “Sister has already left Beijing for Europe at noon to start her new life. Thanks to everyone who has helped and cared for her these few years. I hope from now on her life is peaceful and happy.”
Beginning 11th July 2018, the multi-city DEEPAK PHENOLICSUSES HONEYWELL Ameo roadshow enters the State of Gujarat as its 47th destination after completing UK PM Theresa May CONNECTED PLANT TECHNOLOGYTO more than 5,700kms in the Western region TRAIN OPERATORS Volkswagen increases its regional seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans presence in Gujarat through multi-city roadshows in the State
Ahmedabad : Honeywell (NYSE: HON)today announced its Honeywell Connected Plant technology is helping drive morereliable and efficient operations at Deepak Phenolics Limited’s (DPL) phenol and cumene plantinDahej, Gujarat, India. DPL is using HoneywellConnected P l a n t UniSim®Operations to trainprocess operators on safe, efficient andincidentfreestartups and operations. Honeywell deployed the operator training simulator (OTS) technology two months ahead of schedule, taking only five months fromthe kick-off meeting
to site acceptance test. Thiswasthe first time the OTS system was developed on Honeywell UOP’s Q-Max™ cumene technology, which is based on highlyselective, stable and regenerable catalysts. This latest generation of cumene technology provides higher yields, improved product quality and lower utility consumption. “The collaborative efforts from both companies will result in fewer process upsets and improved environmental performance, while positively contributing to employee health and safety at Deepak Phenolics’ plants,” said Rahul Khare,
regional business leader, Honeywell Connected Plant.“DPL is currently able to effectively train operating personnel on various production and emergency scenarios faster and more efficiently than through other alternatives.” Customized process scenarios helped field and console operators to understand and practicenormal operations and emergency conditionsprior to the commissioning of D P L’s c u m e n e p l a n t . TheHoneywell Connected Plant solution accelerates knowledge transfer by consolidating an entire lifetime of experience into a concise operator training curriculum. “Our company has realized significant benefits by optimizing less expensive feed for startup, identifying gaps in controller actions and preparing a smooth start-up procedure with high reliability and minimum hydrocarbon loss,”said Jay Shah, technology lead, Deepak Phenolics Ltd.
Ahmedabad:With the aim to provide premium accessible carlines in India, Volkswagen Europe’s leading car manufacturer announced the introduction of the multi-city Ameo roadshow in Gujarat. After completing more than 5,700kms in the Western region, the Made-for-India and Made-in-India Ameo enters the State as its 47thdestination. The Ameo multi-city roadshow beginning from 11thJuly 2018 will be reaching out to newer audiences
present in the high potential, industrialized and regional markets of Gujarat. Thus, bringing Volkswagen India’s distinct carlines to every corner of the country. The roadshow will give potential customers the opportunity to experience Volkswagen’s Brand proposition of premiumness, safety, build quality and driving dynamics by test-driving the Made-for-India and Made-in-India, Ameo. Additionally, make onthe-spot bookings with flexible financial service options.
London : British Prime Minister Theresa May holds a meeting of her cabinet on Tuesday, a day after her government was thrown into turmoil when two senior ministers quit in protest at her plans for trade ties with the European Union after Brexit. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis resigned within hours of each other, denouncing a plan that the cabinet had only agreed on Friday, and fuelling speculation that May could face a leadership challenge. However, at a meeting with her Conservative Party lawmakers, she was cheered and applauded by many as she warned them that internal squabbling could pave the way for socialist opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to take power instead. After the meeting, senior lawmakers said they did not expect the prime minister to face a vote of no confidence, although some Conservatives were still saying that she should go. May’s proposals for a future EU relationship after Britain departs from the bloc next March had taken two-years of internal government wrangling to agree, but within 48 hours Johnson and Davis had resigned saying they could not back the plans. Three junior ministers also quit their posts.
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