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Despite this, the optics were just right.whose role in Kangra had sparked protests among Shanta loyalists?the party on Friday summoned BJP state chief Satpal Satti to Delhi During the daytwo ministers Krishan Kapoor and Ramesh Dhawala who were also called to the BJP headquarters in Delhi held three rounds of talks with party general secretary J P Nadda to resolve their differences with Ravi The talks with Nadda and Shayam Jaju (BJP co-incharge) were prelude to their meeting with Gadkariwhich was held later in the evening Satti and partys organisational in-charge Ram Lal assisted Nadda break the ice between the cabinet ministers belonging to Shanta and Dhumal camps A senior BJP leader admitted that things were not well in the state and could cause an adverse impact on the partys prospects in the assembly elections The district unit of BJP in Kangra – states biggest district with 15 assembly constituencieshas already passed a resolution demanding removal of Raviwho is under fire for his alleged attempts to undermine the status of Shanta Kumar During his last visit to NahanGadkari had suggested Shanta Kumar to drop at least three ministersincluding Bindal and Ravifrom the cabinet A formula that the party seems to have been working on for some days include asking Bindal to quit and take-up organisational work before the elections For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBengaluru: AB de Villiers is likely to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the initial phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 10 in case Virat Kohli fails to recover from a shoulder injury Another bad news for RCB is KL Rahul’s unavailability also due to a shoulder injury Team sources said the India opener will soon be travelling to London to undergo surgery with the batsman himself confirming his exit from the tournament according to areport on News18 "Yes I have been ruled out of the IPL don’t want to get into the details at this point You will get an official word from the Royal Challengers Bangalore" Rahul was quoted as saying in the report The 24-year old had hurt his left shoulder five weeks ago in the first Test against Australia but continued to play through pain for the rest of the series Regarding Kohli RCB coach Daniel Vettori said "Right now we don’t have a clear picture on his availability We will know in the next few days The likely scenario is that AB de Villiers will take over the duties but we will answer that once we find out if Virat is out" Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers were two of the top run-getters in IPL 2016 Sportzpics The Indian captain will join the team on 2 April but his availability will depend on the health assessment of BCCI doctors and physios Vettori said "He will come in on 2 April Between now and then BCCI doctors and physio will speak to us and our medical staff will get a clearer picture" he said Kohli hurt his right shoulder during the third Test of the series against Australia in Ranchi Owing to these injuries Sarfaraz Khan could get an opportunity early on in the tournament for he has been really good this domestic season Vettori said "Sarfaraz has been really good At the back end of the domestic season he started to put some runs on the board Everyone knows how talented he is With possible injuries he could get an opportunity early on in the tournament" he said Vettori also said the side has enough bench strength to manage in Kohli’s absence as its boasts of some exceptional batsmen including Sarfaraz and Mandeep Singh who haven’t had many chances coming their way "Fortunately we have a number of exceptional batsmen who haven’t got many playing chances like Sarfaraz Khan and Mandeep Singh It is a huge asset for us that someone else can fill in those gaps" he said Vettori said Kohli and Rahul are accustomed to the rigours of international schedule "They are accustomed to this Virat has played for the country for so long so he is familiar with the rigours of international schedule and the IPL Yet he still performs well like we saw last year" he said "KL too was part of the Test squad in the past Most important thing is that they are fit and prepared for this If we give small mental breaks for them now and then (it will be enough) Physically I think they will be fine We will just try to keep it as relaxed and calm as possible" he said Vettori said it is important that players get rest because they have to play about 15 matches and managing them becomes that much important" he said "It is going to be an incredibly busy April because we have to play around 15 games Managing players is important Possibly more than anything is giving the rest that players need We won’t overdo it For now we’ll build up to a great game on the fifth" he said On Mitchell Starc’s absence Vettori said Tymal Mills will have to fill in the shoes of the Australian pacer and he would fit into the scheme of things "I hope so We don’t want to put that sort of pressure on him Starc is a top-class bowler and Mills is only finding his way into international and franchise cricket now We want him to do well but he will go about it in a different way than what Mitchell did" he said "It wasn’t just us bidding for him A lot of teams had scouted him and understood that he was a good player how he could be effective for a team It is always nice to be popular isn’t it I have known him from Brisbane Heat got a really good feel for him as a person and a player He will fit in really well with our group" Vettori added Replying to a query Vettori said having a lot of overseas bowling options is not a headache but gives the team an opportunity to manage their fast bowlers "Having a lot of overseas options is not a headache It just gives us an opportunity to manage our fast bowlers going by how tough our schedule is "We have got Billy Stanlake Tymal Adam Milne and Samuel Badree . all proven performers I am sure they will all get an opportunity" he said Paris: French voters head to the polls on Sunday for parliamentary elections set to hand a landslide victory to President Emmanuel Macron’s party which would complete his stunning reset of national politics The new assembly is due to be transformed with a new generation of lawmakers —younger more female and more ethnically diverse —winning seats in the afterglow of Macron’s success in presidential elections in May The scale of the change is set to be so significant that some observers have compared the overhaul to 1958 the start of the present presidential system or even the post-war rebirth of French democracy in 1945 File image of French president Emmanuel Macron Reuters It is also entirely unexpected: Macron was unknown three years ago and initially given little chance of emerging as president but he and his 15-month-old Republic on the Move (REM) party have tapped into widespread desire for change "It’s like a science fiction movie for me" REM candidate Beatrice Failles a weapons inspector writer and community activist told AFP this week during campaigning in Paris REM is forecast to win between 400 and 470 seats in the 577-strong parliament one of the biggest majorities post-war that would give pro-EU centrist Macron a free hand to implement his business-friendly programme Sunday’s voting is the decisive second round of the election after a first round of voting last weekend which was topped by REM If confirmed the victory will come at the expense of France’s traditional parties the right-wing Republicans and Socialists but also the far-right National Front which faces major disappointment The Socialists are set to be the biggest victim of voters’ desire to reject establishment figures associated with years of high unemployment terror attacks and lost national confidence Pollsters predict the party will see its strength in parliament fall from nearly 300 seats to around 20 after their five years in power under president Francois Hollande Low turnout The main concern for observers and critics is the likely absence of any political counterweight to Macron leading some to forecast that opposition could be led through street protests "Desperately seeking an opposition" said the front page of Le Parisien newspaper on Saturday Turnout will be closely watched after it hit a nearly 60-year low for the first round of voting leading some to warn Macron his mandate is not as strong as he thinks "Go and vote" Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday "It’s the same message here as everywhere else: no one should abstain In France voting is not obligatory. it is a right and a responsibility" In the first round REM won 32 percent of the total number of votes cast but this represented only about 15 percent of the total number of registered voters Around half of REM’s candidates are virtual unknowns drawn from diverse fields of academia business or local activism They include a mathematician a bullfighter and a former Rwandan orphan "You could take a goat and give it Macron’s endorsement and it would have good chance of being elected" political analyst Christophe Barbier joked recently In some areas of Paris the comment has led to a guerrilla campaign to replace the photographs of REM candidates with a picture of a goat on their posters outside voting stations The other half of Macron’s loyalists are a mix of centrists and moderate left- and right-wing politicians drawn from established parties including ally MoDem Le Pen in action Other key battles on Sunday include far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s attempt to win her first seat in parliament from the northeastern former coal mining town of Henin-Beaumont Her victory would be a rare bright spot for her nationalist and anti-EU party which was once hoping to emerge as the principal opposition to Macron in parliament The firebrand and influential leader of new far-left party France Unbowed Jean-Luc Melenchon is also seeking a seat from the southern port of Marseille Macron’s programme includes radical labour market reforms measures to deepen European integration and an overhaul of the social security system He has vowed to take on French unions by creating a system of "flexi-security" inspired by Scandinavian countries which combines a solid state-funded safety net with company-friendly legislation His confident start at home where he has concentrated on trying to restore the lost prestige of the president and his decisive action on the international stage has led to a host of positive headlines The European front cover of The Economist magazine this week asks whether Macron is "Europe’s saviour" and depicts him walking on water Published: September 30 2013 5:26 am Related News Tech start-ups are operating from coffee shops in Bangalore In some localitieshouses have been converted into start-up territories a start-up every room In the last few yearstech entrepreneurial spirit has blossomed in Bangaloregiving rise to a start-up economy that is unparalleled in India Much of the impetus has come from the large base of IT engineers in the city It has also come from a growing risk appetite among young IT engineers who have seen Silicon Valley success stories CEO of the Microsoft start-up accelerator and director of Microsoft Ventures Mukund Mohan was a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur before returning to India five years ago He is now closely involved in fostering the start-up economy in Indiais an angel investor and a key player in the tech start-up business Johnson T A gets his perspective on the start-up economy How many people are employed in tech start-ups in the country There are people directly employed and there are associated ones About 80000 to 120000 are directly employed Overall the number is 230000 to 250000 Bangalore would be 31-33 per cent of the start-up employment and Delhi 20-23 per cent How do you track such numbers because start-ups are not organised by any industry body We track start-ups directly and indirectly All start-ups get connected to some essential activities When companies start up they will need web capability Most of these guys also register for programmes where they can get free support They will join Start-Up Saturday or Start-Up Weekend They will enter a BizSpark We track all this The Nasscom 10000 start-ups programme that started this year had 4000 applicants1000 companies applied for the accelerator programme at Microsoft compared to 430 last year What is the amount of funding available to start-ups in India Roughly $2 billion across all stages on an annual basis Most of it comes from venture capitalists and this money usually flows from outside India Angel investors put own money and this is from India Why is Bangalore emerging as the hub of start-up activity though there is no concerted effort from the government or anybody else like in the case of Smart City in Kochi The essential ingredients for start-ups are customerstalent and money and these are available in Bangalore more than anywhere else Even though incentives are on offer in other placesBangalore has all the essential ingredients How do cities in India stack up in terms of start-up activity There may be 5000 start-ups in Bangalore Product start-ups alone e-commercesoftware servicesmobile applications are in the thousand range A lot of them are services companies Bangalore has about 50 per cent of the start-ups Mumbai and Delhi are second Hyderabad is going away because of the Telangana issue Start-ups have a high burn rate What is needed in India for start-ups to thrive The success of a few start-ups will give the sector a push Red Bus is a good example The fact that it was acquired for $100 million seven years after it started is getting a lot more people excited about tech start-ups Which are the best Indian start-up success stories One of the best Indian start-up success stories is that of Slideshare InMobi and Justdial are also superb stories For all the latest City Others News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Atikh Rashid | Pune | Published: September 9 2013 4:55 am Related News Kasba Ganpati Mandalfirst manacha Ganpatiis all set to celebrate the 121st year of the annual festival with love and devotion for Bappa and also with a plethora of social initiatives Like every yearthe management of the Trust is hoping to draw huge crowd of devotees at Kasba Ganpatithe presiding deity (Gramdaivat) of the city Like every yearthe mandal will hand over the management of the festival for a day to women on September 15 ATIKH RASHID speaks to Bharat Rathodpresident of Shri Kasba Ganpati Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal Tell us about this years celebrations at Kasba Ganpati This yearthe idol will be installed at the hands of Venkatraman Dikshit Shastri Maharaj of Sangli at 1116 am on Monday Each yearKasba Sarvojanik Ganesh Mandal felicitates five Puneiteswho have contributed to the city So farwe have honoured people like late Pandit Bhimsen JoshiBKS IyengarRahul BajajRaghunath MashelkarVijay BhatkarS B Mujumdar This year we will felicitate Shiv-shahir Babasaheb PurandareJayant NaralikarDilip PrabhavalkarAjay Shirke and Kirti Shiledar Alsosince last year we have started another award in the memory of S G Nirgudkarformer president of our Trust Last yearit was given to advocate Ujjwal Nikam This yearwe are honouring former Pune Bar Association president N D Pawar All these awards will be given at the hands of Shrinivas PatilGovernor of Sikkimon September 11 Kasba Ganpati is the first manacha Ganpati What is different in this years celebrations This is our 121st Ganeshotsav and like every yearthe festival would be special for us and our devotees This year we are recreating the Peshwa-era temple where the Ganesh idol will be installed Our pandal will be erected without digging a single hole in the road What security arrangements are in place this time round We are installing eight CCTV cameras in and around the pandal Apart from the security provided to us by the policewe will have six private security guards keeping vigil in two shifts Alsotraditionally one of the office-bearers of the Trusthalf a dozen members and a few volunteers are appointed every night for all 10 days to keep a watch Any efforts on your part to make Ganeshotsav eco-friendly We do whatever we can For years nowwe have stopped the use of gulal during the immersion procession Through our Trustwe undertake several initiatives like tree planting and creating awareness about eco-friendly ways We also keep sound pollution to a minimum and are particular about completing immersion within time For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News it has also recorded unprecedented victories in other states.chooses one work by the artist and represents it in a contemporary setting.was made on the same day by the vice-chairman of the GDA.

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