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2017 4:12 am Chandralekha Dasgupta (35) has been walking to the temple since 1995. Top News After midnight on Mondays dozens of believers are spotted taking their weekly walks to the Siddhivinayak Mandir in Prabhadevi Starting from different parts of the city the journey on foot concludes at the temple in the early hours of Tuesday which is believed to be an auspicious day to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesh Some of the believers either by themselves or in groups have been carrying on with the practice for decades Chandralekha Dasgupta (35) has been walking to the temple since 1995 She walks nearly 11 kms from Chembur on Tuesdays and Saturdays “I set out at 4 am and reach the temple around 7 am” said Dasgupta Carrying a small thali with flowers from her garden and some incense sticks she said “I usually walk barefoot but I have to wear chappals during monsoon” Arunima Singh (23) who starts her walk from Khar said “I have been coming here for the last six years I have not stopped since my prayer for good results in board exams was answered” She starts walking from her home after midnight and reaches the temple by 3:15 am just in time to attend the Shree Darshan on Tuesdays Singh added that she has made friends from all age groups at the darshan and often walks with them to the temple However not all are regular Sanjay Mehta took a walk after seven years to the temple “I’ve just been drowned in work and could never make time However I told my wife to just do it as we hadn’t done it since 2010” he said Pointing out that they were not in a good enough shape to walk from Sion Sanjay’s wife Arpana said “I haven’t seen the inside of a gym in years while Sanjay had never seen one” “If we had felt like we couldn’t do it we would have taken a cab Thankfully we have that option in Mumbai” she added Another concern Aparna said was that of safety “We didn’t carry any valuables except for my wallet” said Sanjay “We wanted to listen to the music on the way but we chose not to carry our phones for safety reasons It was still nice as we got time to talk to each other” added Aparna Like Sanjay and Aparna there are plenty of others who had to discontinue the practice due to work commitments “I used to walk to the temple at night regularly But since I have to operate on Tuesdays I walk as soon as I’m done with the operation threatre” said Dr Seema Ubale who walks to the temple from her hospital in Byculla For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: April 26 2017 8:43 pm New Delhi: Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari PTI Photo Top News The party which won 67 Assembly seats has not even managed to get 67 wards Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday said taking a dig at AAP over the defeat in the municipal elections Basking in MCD poll victory Tiwari who took over the reins of the city unit in November last year stressed that voters have rejected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s “politics of negativity” and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies for BJP’s “historic” win in the civic polls “The Chief Minister continued to spread negativity through his statements each day People rejected it and voted for the BJP for its positive approach” the BJP leader who is also an MP from North-East Delhi said while thanking the people of the city for the mandate Referring to the massive victory of AAP in 2015 Assembly elections Tiwari said “the party that won 67 Assembly seats has not been able to win 67 wards in this elections” In a democracy people’s mandate is supreme It must be honoured by everyone he said adding that with the massive victory the BJP had an equally big responsibility to fulfil the aspirations of the people “I want to assure the people of Delhi that we will work for their happiness” said the BJP leader who is also a popular Bhojpuri actor and singer Tiwari who reached out to voters by visiting slums unauthorised colonies and rural parts of Delhi in the run up to MCD polls said that he will again go to all these places to strengthen his bond with the people The party which was facing anti-incumbency after its 10 -year rule in three municipal corporations banked heavily on the image of Modi and Tiwari expressed his gratitude in no uncertain terms “Every step taken by the Prime Minister and his schemes for poor women soldiers farmers and workers went in our favour and fashioned this victory” he said Tiwari who had especially wooed Purvanchalis– people from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar also hinted that BJP’s next goal will be Delhi assembly elections due in 2020 “Sinhasan khali karo ki janta aati hai (Vacate the throne for people are on their way)” he said reciting the famous Hindi poem by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar while hitting out at the AAP government in Delhi “The man (Kejriwal) who was supposed to develop Delhi is dismantling it brick by brick He threatens the people and curses them that they will contract dengue and chikungunya People have responded to it by voting against him” he said Tiwari also credited the “leadership of Amit Shah” and the hard work by party workers for the win Union minister Venkaiah Naidu reached the Delhi BJP office and congratulated party workers on the victory The party had announced that it will not hold any victory celebrations as a mark of respect for the CRPF personnel killed by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by PB Anand | Published: October 22 2012 3:10 am Related News The Cauvery water dispute is mostly about sharing resources that no one owns and about participating in a collective public good This is recognised in entry 56 of List 1 of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of Indiawhich gives the Union government a role in inter-state waters when it is in the public interest. 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But dal today seems to have become a luxury that only the better-off can afford. He had also alleged that Tomar had falsely declared on affidavit that he was a practising advocate while filing his nomination with the poll panel for the 2015 assembly elections in Delhi and sought directions to the Election Commission to take action against the AAP candidate. and IHBAS reported data from 7 pm,which it cannot afford ahead of the 2014 elections. Of the 1123 crore people in the state717 crore will benefit from the Act Of this47 crore (7632 per cent) people will be from rural areas and 23 crore (4534 per cent) people will be from urban areas For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsKingston: The legendary Viv Richards has lashed out at ICC for its official reprimand of the World T20 champions West Indies stating that it has one rule for the Darren Sammy-led outfit and another for Indian cricket team Top cricketers like T20 captain Darren Sammy all-rounder Dwayne Bravo Marlon Samuels had come down heavily on West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for the way it functioned At the ICC Board meeting recently in Dubai the parent body came out with a statement that West Indies players had been "inappropriate disrespectful and brought the event into disrepute" File photo of Viv Richards Getty The reprimand has not gone down well with Richards who is one of their greatest cricketing icons "There are rules in the one-day game under the auspices of the ICC like for instance the system where you go back to the third umpire and things like that" he told the ‘Jamaican Observer’ newspaper "So if you are the sole governing body of world cricket then everyone should be coming under the same umbrella The Indians do not play certain things the ICC may have in its rules They totally ignore that and they have been getting away with it for years" Richards said indicating that India get away because of their clout in the governing body An angry Richards added: "I am only trying to hit back because of what they are trying to do because of Sammy’s comments They are trying to be a body that if you say this it’s out of order then you’re going to be this and you’re going to be that" "When you look around the world in terms of the governance of the ICC there are rules for some and not others" he said Written by Express News Service | Published: October 8 2013 12:23 am Related News An IES Raja Shivaji student left Kamala Mills very happy because he hit the legendary Shane Warne for three consecutive sixes The Australian spinner wasn’t the only one that was punished on the day as this under-16 batsman went after Dale SteynMuttiah MuralitharanBrett LeeWasim AkramLasith Malinga and Anil Kumble with his explosive batting Playing in a simulator environment developed and patented by Smaashthe youngster not only dispatched screen deliveries bowled by the cricketing greatsand spitting out in the trajectory from the bowling machineto the boundariesbut also helped his side reach the finals of the Mumbai Indians Challengers Gen-X Cricket Tournament Regardless of the fact that the simulator was set at the ‘beginner’ levelthe mere thought of hitting world class bowlers for six was enough to make the youngster walk out with a swaggerwith confidence and pride being a conspicuous feature in his stride Concurrentlyraising one’s confidence was a motive behind the simulator’s design “We wanted to increase the confidence of the players” says Shripal Morakhiafounder and owner of Smaash “Kids have played against their peers and many excel But here they have a chance to see if they can play against the stars The kids get a big boost when they hit the likes of Shane Warne for sixeven if it is at an easier level” he adds The simulator’s set-up resembles a regular nets practice arrangement with the batting side marked with a set of stumps at the end sealed by a net With the two side walls made of a combination of net and paddingthe remaining side of the simulator setup consists of a digital screen A batsman faces the virtual star bowler who will use his respective bowling action to deliver the ball At the point where the bowler releases the ball is where a small intrusion is made in the screen The spot is where the machine pitches the ball from But it’s not just the visual dynamics that the simulator is praised for The computer that operates the machinerunning on Hawk-Eye Virtual Intelligence softwareuses two cameras to sense where the batsman hits the ball Accordinglyusing a two-plate mechanismthe machine bowls using variations in swingspinpaceline and length to deceive the batsman depending on which level of difficulty is selected The simulator is also designed to bowl some of its chosen superstars’ iconic deliveriessuch as Kumble’s googlyAkram’s in-swinging yorkerand Warne’s ‘ball of the century’ The simulator also positions virtual fielders and adjudges a batsman caught outor awards the player with runs depending on how well the ball was placed and the power of the shot Barely a year oldSmaash has now hosted it’s first inter-school tournamentyet it hasn’t been a stranger to other competitions Playing host to an array of tournaments that include the T10-Run Fest and Sixesthe organisation also gets a fair share of players coming in simply to practice “We often get school children coming in groups of four or five to practice” says Naveen Rajwal “They bring their pads at times and practice at the highest level on the simulator They often come a day before a tournament or a match” he adds With the simulator boasting 95% accuracy to the deliveries pitched by their collection of legendswhich will soon include Shoaib Akhtarthe patented equipment has managed to gather a crowd that is looking for entertainment and an improvement in their game For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: June 16 2013 3:17 am Top News Aksharnandan on SB Road is a school with a difference Its innovative approach to educationveering from what most schools practisehas been yielding rich dividends Its SSC performance for over a decade has been exemplary Aksharnandan was established in 1992 and its first batch of 10th graders passed SSC in 2001 Twelve batches have graduated sincewith all the students who appeared the exam passingtranslating into a 100 per cent success rate The success is attributed to its departure from conventional beliefs about education and the endeavour to achieve integration of children from different socio-economic backgrounds To ussocio-economic background of a child does not matter We believe solidarity of stakeholders in society is imperative for greater good of the nation and the world?ideally ahead, she tells that she brings bad luck for Abhi everytime and because of her stupidity Abhi is suffering. after disconnecting from the mundane issues that troubled her. 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KKR have emerged on top in all three meetings so far. Jaydev Unadkat, (Representational Image) Top News Doctors at SSKM Hospital on Tuesday successfully removed seven needles from the body of a three-year-old girl from Purulia, she will recover fast. There are no extra bright patches like you might see in more affordable displays. News18 The sources further quoted in the report said that since the accident, 2013 1:29 am Related News Bollywood actors continue to scream for attention on the Cannes red carpet. ?no FIR has been registered yet. Agrees Thadani.
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