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which is associated with love,” Tiwari’s electoral campaign was dominated by the binary of “fraud,unconditional?it was apparently based on the US expectation that Zardari would announce a decision to lift the blockade at the NATO summit in Obamas hometownChicago Once Zardari signalled his inability to deliver on the deal in his meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the eve of the summitObama expressed his displeasure and had no interest in meeting Zardari In his address to the leaders gathered in ChicagoObama thanked Russia and the Central Asian nations for allowing the movement of war supplies through their territories to US armed forces in Afghanistan With Zardari sitting barely a few feet awayObama didnt mention Pakistans contributions to the US war in Afghanistan Neverthelessthere was an American effort to save Zardaris face Media reports from Chicago say Obamas aides made sure that the President would bump into Zardari twice and exchange a few words: once face-to-faceand the other along with the Afghan President Hamid Karzai The White House then tweeted the picture of the three leaders in a conversation KAYANIS CALL Snubbing Zardari does not solve Americas current problem with Pakistan It only deepens the popular Pakistani resentment against the United States and weakens Zardari vis-a-vis the army The US knows that Zardari is not in charge of Pakistans policy towards the US or Afghanistan The top accounts of Pakistans national security policyincluding Indiahave long been the preserve of the Pakistan army chief The current chiefGeneral Ashfaq Kayanis decision not to travel to Chicago meant that Zardari was on a short leash and had little room to negotiate with the US on the margins of the NATO summit PRICE OR PRINCIPLE The debacle at Chicago does not necessarily mean that the US and Pakistan cant clinch a deal on reopening NATOs supply routes into Afghanistan Washington and Rawalpindi have a long tradition of brinkmanship in their bilateral relationship More often than nottheir public posturing is compensated by pragmatic compromises behind closed doors As the contradiction between the interests of the US in Afghanistan and Pakistans policies deependeal-making between Washington and Rawalpindi has become a lot more difficult On the face of itthe problem is centred around the reluctance of Obama to offer a public apology for the November attack and his refusal to end drone attacks on Pakistani territory two conditions that have been articulated vigorously in Islamabad American media reportshoweversay the negotiations in Chicago broke down on the question of pricerather than principle Pakistan is apparently demanding $5000 for every NATO container moving from Karachi to the Afghan border Until the recent blockadethe US was paying less than $300 per truck The US defence secretaryLeon Panettahad declared that there was no question of the US accepting the new rates If the problem is about price rather than principleUS-Pak mutual accommodation should not be impossible to accomplish in the coming days The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Published: July 3 2017 6:01 pm In an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel Pacquiao thanked some high-profile supporters for letting their feelings be known (Source: AP) Top News Manny Pacquiao had already left town without saying much even as criticism of the referee in the WBO welterweight world title fight and the judges who awarded a unanimous points decision to a previously almost anonymous Jeff Horn was still pouring in on social media The 29-year-old Horn a former schoolteacher who was given almost no hope of beating the 11-time world champion was feted by fans and politicians in his hometown on Monday and didn’t care too much about criticism _ which started in a TV interview as soon as he left the ring on Sunday after the Battle of Brisbane “There will always be a backlash where people say I got lucky or whatever There will always be the naysayers saying I didn’t win the fight but I felt like I won the fight” Horn now unbeaten in his 18 fights since turning professional in 2013 said as he basked in the victory on Monday “Everyone has a right to their opinion I’m sure I’ve (gained) a lot more fans over there than I’ve lost” Pacquiao skipped the formal post-fight news conference his camp saying he needed to get seven stitches in each of the cuts on the top of his head and also declined other interviews in the dressing room Some critics described the result as a robbery and questioned the integrity of the sport Immediately after the fight Pacquiao said he had to respect the decision and noted that he had a clause for a rematch but he later told a Philippines news channel that he’d been confident he’d won the fight His trainers were critical of the referee for not doing more to stop or penalize head clashes and neck holds And they highlighted statistics that showed Pacquiao threw twice as many punches In an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel Pacquiao thanked some high-profile supporters for letting their feelings be known “Thank you for the support and for also believing that I won the fight” he said in the TV interview “I’m praying that it will not affect or ruin the boxing industry” Reports emerged that a government department in the Philippines wanted the WBO to launch an inquiry into the outcome The WBO had released the judge’s scores on Sunday night All three judges awarded it to Horn with American Waleska Roldan’s 117-111 score attracting most of the criticism US judge Chris Flores and Ramon Cerdan of Argentina each scored it much closer at 115-113 Top Rank promotor Bob Arum said it was a “close fight It could have gone either way” “A couple of close rounds but you can’t argue with the result” he said after the fight “I scored a lot of the early rounds for Jeff Then I had Manny coming back in the middle The 12th round Jeff really won If you give Manny the 11th you have it a draw You give Jeff the 11th it’s 7-5” The 38-year-old Pacquiao had a chance to knock Horn out in the 9th with the Aussie on the ropes and in big trouble in front of the 51052 fans at Suncorp Stadium but couldn’t complete the job His own handlers agreed that had a bearing on the fight _ saying Pacquiao shouldn’t have left it up to the judges As he mingled with fans on Monday his right eye still closed Horn said he hadn’t paid a lot of attention to the criticism “but I’ve seen my Facebook and that’s gone gangbusters at the moment” “Manny Pacquiao is an absolute warrior a legend of the sport He might have come underdone in this fight I don’t know” Horn said “I guess if we have a rematch and he put his all in he might come in better I don’t know” One thing the fight has done is ensure Horn will have a bigger profile before his next fight whether that be a rematch with Pacquiao _ now 59-7-2 and with three losses in his last eight fights _ or not Pacquiao was back in the Philippines later Monday and had a military guard of honor to welcome him back to General Santos A unanimous points decision wasn’t what anyone had been expecting “It was I guess the Manny Show I can remember watching programs saying the Manny Pacquiao fight in Brisbane _ my name wasn’t normally mentioned” Horn said “But now hopefully I’m a bit more recognized and I’ve established myself in the boxing community a bit more” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: July 29 2015 12:38 am Related News The Organiser editorial praises the Muslims of Lonand in Maharashtra for showing the “real character of Indian Muslims” Against the backdrop of the growing attraction among educated Muslim youth in the West for extremist Islam the article pits an example from India: “…a group of Muslims in [the] tiny but economically vibrant town of Lonand… has shown the real character of Indian Muslims They have completely shattered the fundamentalist version of Wahabi Islam propagated by the likes of [the] Islamic State and [the] Taliban…” Pointing out that Maharashtra has almost a thousand-year-old Bhakti tradition the editorial says that a day before Eid the town’s Muslims held a meeting and decided to postpone Eid celebrations as a goodwill gesture: “As animal slaughtering would not have gone down well with the pilgrimage this move was remarkable The pilgrims also reciprocated by performing special programmes to appreciate the solidarity shown by local Muslims” It adds: “When the IS tendencies are prevailing… and gaining maximum media attention this small act of common Indian Muslims shows that the onus of restricting [the] monolithic caliphate of Wahabi Islam is on Bharatiya Islam It is the Indian way of respect and acceptance and not just tolerance…” Farmer Subsidy An article in the Organiser says the Centre is planning to implement a scheme for providing subsidy to farmers to help them pay premiums on crop insurance Pointing out that agriculture has become loss-making because of low prices which are deliberately kept depressed the article says crop insurance will protect farmers from such an eventuality: “The insurance company will pay compensation for the loss of crop and the farmer would be able to repay the loan” The article by Bharat Jhunjhunwala says “I expect [the] Modi government to increase this to say 20 or 30 per cent Let us say the government is kind and provides a hefty 50 per cent subsidy The farmer would then get a relief of Rs 750 on a crop I am certain this will still not attract the farmer because premium constitutes only a small fraction of the cost of insurance [A] much bigger expense is incurred in navigating through the insurance bureaucracy” The author says making farmers bankrupt was a well-planned strategy of the Congress government The article adds: “[The] danger in the present proposal is that the farmer may wind up getting tied in yet stronger chains The farmer may get ensnarled in the web of insurance bureaucracy and spend his time and energy running after insurance companies instead of cultivating his lands” Bahubali Apart from making money what can a movie do It can convey messages to the people make a family sit together and awaken society According to an Organiser editorial Bahubali does all these Lauding the movie and the message it conveys the editorial raises questions for those filmmakers who use cinema to “sow the seeds of hatred and anti-nationalism” What kind of happiness and satisfaction do they get out of spreading vulgarism depression and tension What pleasure do they get out of advocating gang-war instead of patriotism These are questions the editorial raises According to the editorial Bahubali instead has given the country a pure Indian heartthrob — the hero is the right mix of Arjuna’s agility and Bhima’s physique It’s not just a movie but a secret journey through Indian symbols myths and legends Compiled by Liz Mathew For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shailaja Bajpai | Published: May 26 2016 12:02 am Top News Two trucks collided and crushed a car between them — somewhere in Telangana India Today showed “exclusive” footage of the collision with the car sandwichedbetween the trucks Wednesday morning It telecast this horrific accident repeatedly not just at intervals but non-stop in rapidsuccession At 120 pm a “cam” video recording of the incident was played over 30 times non-stop Five people in the car all dead Did the channel really need to show the footage even once without hiding the moment of impact when the car is trapped and crushed It was a freak incident; perhaps that explains why it was shown — shocking tragic and scary No one should have to see it least of all anyone close to those who died The parched expanses in Marathwada looked like gigantic tyre tread or the shell of a tortoise magnified manifold (ABP Monday) Visually it was riveting but its terrible beauty is the face of the appalling drought conditions that prevail there No water the reporter said till the eye could see This is the kind of report TV news should telecast again and again instead of the trucks’ crash The belly landing of an Alchemist Airways air ambulance on Tuesday afternoon saw news channels rush to the village of Kair as fast as their vehicles could take them from Delhi to Najafgarh The channels which got there first immediately emblazoned “Exclusive” across the TV screen —ABP Aaj Tak — as though that was the most important aspect of the coverage Fortunately since there were no major injuries or casualties the coverage was fairly straightforward although several reporters and anchors allowed their tongues to get the better of them: the CNN News 18 reporter on the spot explained that villagers got to the aircraft before the police and “behaved in a mature and intelligent manner”— as if this was unusual enough to be reported The India Today anchor asked its correspondent if apart from pilots all the passengers were patients Had that been true patients sick enough to be airlifted without an attendant accompanying them would most certainly have been very unusual and deserving of a story itself The video of Bajrang Dal members in mock battles immobilising gentlemen in skull caps is alarming However BJP members called upon by news channels to explain the nature of these exercises were unconcerned Shahnawaz Hussain said they were mock drills in the art of self-defence and “nothing more than that” When the Times Now anchor asked him whether defence wasn’t better left to the security forces he didn’t have much of an answer He pooh-poohed her suggestion that this may be a “fringe army” at a “terror-training camp” India TV had shown the same video on Monday If the two leading news channels (by their own claims) in English and Hindi respectively thought the video important enough to telecast and even debated (Times Now) then Hussain’s defence of the Dal is rather worrying Sonia and Rahul Gandhi must be sick with worry TV interviews and debates in the last week have diagnosed terminal sickness for the Congress after its losses in the state polls Since senior Congressmen like Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath advise all manner of treatment to nurse the party back to health they might consider checking into hospital Whether or not reports of the party’s early demise are exaggerated there was much talk of a “Congress-mukt Bharat” even a Gandhi-mukt Congress but it was never clear if the latter would or could stop the former or whether a Congress-free India meant the party would sign off or that Congressmen would flee to other parties Debate anyone shailajabajpai@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsHARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as armoured vehicles rolled towards the capital in apparent military pressure on President Robert Mugabe over a succession dispute Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare Zimbabwe November 14 2017 REUTERS/Philimon BulawayoThere were few people on Harare’s streets as night fell and the military movements did not appear to represent an immediate offensive action Analysts said it was premature to talk of a coup attempt but there appeared to be a rupture between Mugabe and the military The country has been on edge since Monday when Constantino Chiwenga Commander of Zimbabwe Defence Forces said he was prepared to “step in” to end a purge of supporters of a sacked vice president The unprecedented statement represents an escalation of a rumbling political struggle over who will succeed Mugabe 93 who has been in power since the country gained independence from Britain in 1980 Mugabe chaired a weekly cabinet meeting in the capital on Tuesday Afterwards the ruling party ZANU-PF said it stood by the “primacy of politics over the gun” It said Chiwenga’s statement suggests “treasonable conduct . meant to incite insurrection” Mugabe fired Vice President Emerson Mnangagwa last week The veteran of the country’s 1970s liberation war was popular with the military and had been seen as a likely successor to Mugabe The army views his removal as part of a purge of independence-era figures to pave the way for Mugabe to hand power to his wife Grace Mugabe A Reuters witness saw two armoured vehicles parked beside the main road from Harare to Chinhoyi about 20 km (14 miles) from the city One which was pointed in the direction of the capital had come off its tracks Witnesses said they saw four armoured vehicles turn before reaching Harare and head towards the Presidential Guard compound in a suburb on the outskirts of Harare “There were about four tanks and they turned right here you can see markings on the road” one witness on the Chinhoyi highway said referring to the armoured vehicles He pointed to a road that links to the presidential guard compound FILE PHOTO: President Robert Mugabe talks to General Constantino Chiwenga in Harare Zimbabwe July 4 2008 REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File PhotoThe troop movements raise tension on a continent where for decades armies regularly overthrew civilian governments “DEFENDING OUR REVOLUTION” Neither the president nor his wife responded in public to the general’s remarks and state media did not publish Chiwenga’s statement The Herald newspaper posted some of the comments on its Twitter page but deleted them The head of ZANU-PF’s youth wing accused the army chief of subverting the constitution Grace Mugabe has developed a strong following in the powerful youth wing President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe attend a rally of his ruling ZANU-PF party in Harare Zimbabwe November 8 2017 REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo“Defending the revolution and our leader and president is an ideal we live for and if need be it is a principle we are prepared to die for” Kudzai Chipanga who leads the ZANU-PF Youth League said at the party’s headquarters in Harare Grace Mugabe’s rise has brought her into conflict with the independence-era war veterans who once enjoyed a privileged role in the ruling party under Mugabe but who have in recent years been banished from senior government and party roles Decades ago Zimbabwe had one of Africa’s promising economies due in part to its agricultural exports The country is currently struggling to pay for imports due to a dollar crunch which is also sparking rampant inflation only ten years after it suffered a financial implosion caused when the central bank began to print money Martin Rupiya an expert on Zimbabwe military affairs at the University of South Africa in Pretoria said the army appeared to be putting the squeeze on Mugabe “There’s a rupture between the executive and the armed forces” Rupiya said Alex Magaisa a British-based Zimbabwean academic said it was premature to talk about a coup “A military coup is the nuclear option A coup would be a very hard sell at home and in the international community They will want to avoid that” Magaisa said This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Written by Agencies | Hisar | Published: July 25 2012 1:43 pm Related News The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Haryana government to rehabilitate the Dalit families camping at mini secretariat premises here since May 20 demanding action against upper class familieswho had ostracized them for demanding 100-yard plots in the common land of the village The directive has been given by the panel chief P L Punia in Delhi after a hearing today It said the families would be summoned to the office of the Deputy Commissioner before these were sent back Harmonious environment has to be restored in the village before their return to the village The commission directed that the government would depute adequate force in the village along with a magistrate to ensure their security And the families would be allowed access to drinking water and transport facilities The directive said no encroachments would be permitted on common land and members of these families would be provided employment under MNREGA and the ceiling of 100 days a year would not apply to them The commission also directed that the government arrange for financial help to the family of Raj Kumar who had committed suicide The government should also ensure sustenance of the family On July 17a three member team of officials of the National Human Rights Commission had conducted probe into the circumstances that led to Dalit families of Bhagana village here leaving their village and squatting at the Mini Secretariat They have refused to return to the village even after compromises were worked out between the Dalits and the upper caste villagers several times The verdict of the court had been in favour of Jats because the ancestral land belonged to them For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Washington | Published: August 16 2013 3:19 pm Related News The active ingredient in an over-the-counter skin cream may slow or stop the effects of Parkinson’s disease on brain cellsscientists have found Scientists are now testing the drugcalled kinetinin animal models of Parkinson’s “Kinetin is a great molecule to pursue because it’s already sold in drugstores as a topical anti-wrinkle cream” said Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Kevan Shokat of the University of CaliforniaSan Francisco “So it’s a drug we know has been in people and is safe” Shokat said Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disease that causes the death of neurons in the brain Initiallythe disease affects one’s movement and causes tremorsdifficulty walkingand slurred speech Later stages of the disease can cause dementia and broader health problems In 2004researchers studying an Italian family with a high prevalence of early-onset Parkinson’s disease discovered mutations in a protein called PINK1 associated with the inherited form of the disease Since thenstudies have shown that PINK1 normally wedges into the membrane of damaged mitochondria inside cells that causes another proteinParkinto be recruited to the mitochondriawhich are organelles responsible for energy generation Neurons require high levels of energy productiontherefore when mitochondrial damage occursit can lead to neuronal death Howeverwhen Parkin is present on damaged mitochondriastudding the mitochondrial surfacethe cell is able to survive the damage In people who inherit mutations in PINK1howeverParkin is never recruited to the organellesleading to more frequent neuronal death than usual Shokat and his colleagues wanted to develop a way to turn on or crank up PINK1 activitytherefore preventing an excess of cell deathin those with inherited Parkinson’s disease Researchers began investigating how PINK1 binds to ATPthe energy molecule that normally turns it on In one testinstead of adding ATP to the enzymesthey added different ATP analoguesversions of ATP with altered chemical groups that slightly change its shape Scientists typically must engineer new versions of proteins to be able to accept these analogssince they don’t fit into the typical ATP binding site Howeverone of the analogs – kinetin triphosphateor KTP – turned on the activity of not only normal PINK1but also the mutated versionwhich doesn’t bind ATP Adding the precursor of KTPkinetinto cells both those with PINK1 mutations and those with normal physiology – amplified the activity of PINK1increased the level of Parkin on damaged mitochondriaand decreased levels of neuron deathresearchers found For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related News CBI chief, has prompted the PCB to come up with the plan. it was a very important moment in my life. 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