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According to district health authoritiesnot many cases of medical negligence are reported and according to the Indian Medical Association officialsmost are taken up at the consumer court According to Dr Sanjay Guptequalified and trained nursing midwives can also conduct deliveries For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi:The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Sharad Yadav on Monday elected Gujarat MLA Chhotubhai Vasava as its acting President "The party’s national executive has elected Chhotubhai Vasava as the JD-U’s acting President" senior party leader Arun Kumar Srivastava announced at a press conference He said the national executive chaired by party vice president K Rajasekharan also declared all decisions taken by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as "invalid" Srivastava said the party’s national council which will be held on 8 October in New Delhi will decide the future course of action and "will make it clear which is the real JD-U" File image of JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav Naresh Sharma/Firstpost Vasava the JD-U’s lone MLA in Gujarat had voted for Congress candidate Ahmed Patel in the state Rajya Sabha elections which helped the Congress leader win Interestingly the press conference flaunted the JD-U’s ‘Arrow’ symbol on its banner though the case for the party symbol is being heard by the Election Commission where both the factions have given their representation "We have given another petition to the election commission on Friday (15 September ) We have not received a communication regarding that from the EC so far Our earlier petition was set aside by the EC on the grounds that it was not duly signed" Srivastava told IANS He insisted that the EC had not "rejected" their plea "We have sought some time from the EC to submit all the relevant documents We will do that in due course" he said To a query on all the Bihar JD-U MLAs and a majority of party MPs being with Nitish Kumar Srivastava said: "The MLAs and MPs do not form the party organisation They are just the crop of the party" He said the party will contest the Gujarat assembly elections under Vasava’s leadership Vasava said that JD-U will form a coalition with other non-NDA parties like the Congress Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Communist Party of India (CPI) and other like-minded parties in Gujarat Party MP Ali Anwar Ansari said he also met the Rajya Sabha Secretary General on Monday and sought time before his and Sharad Yadav’s case of disqualification on account of defection is decided "The Secretary General said that time would be given though he did not say how much time" he said "I don’t understand what is the hurry As a tradition the case for disqualification should be heard by the Rajya Sabha’s Ethics Committee and its decision is also tabled in the House So far the Ethics Committee has not been formed" Ansari added By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 18 2017 3:22 pm Xiaomi Mi A1 Red colour variant 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slot Mi A1’s other highlight is the dual rear camera feature The smartphone supports 12MP + 12MP cameras on the back with Xiaomi using a telephoto and a wide-angle lens The Mi A1 has a ‘Bokeh’ mode which is the ‘Portrait mode’ In this mode the background is blurred while the object/person is in sharp focus Mi A1 comes with 2X optical zoom feature as well The front camera is still at 5MP like on many Xiaomi smartphone The battery is 3080 mAh and the smartphone runs stock Android Nougat OS with the Mi Camera app Mi Feedback and Mi Home app pre-loaded Xiaomi’s Mi A1 For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt LtdWritten by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: June 28 2017 2:56 am Top News PUBLIC SECTOR banks and banking cooperatives are set to bear the burden of the Maharashtra government’s Rs 34000-crore farm loan waiver scheme Amid a worsening outlook for the state’s economy the Maharashtra government has decided to compensate the banks for writing off the loans of farmers in three or four annual installments The move which is on the lines of debt-relief schedules announced in Andhra Pradesh or Telangana will significantly bring down the annual burden on the state’s treasury Maharashtra’s public debt stock for 2017-18 was estimated at Rs 413 lakh crore This was before Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the farm loan waiver The worsening of the revenue and fiscal deficit in the last fiscal and the inability to raise sufficient funds for capital investment in the public sector were also worrying the government’s managers while cutting out the final structure of the waiver To avoid a further deepening of the economic crisis senior government sources said the state’s cabinet has decided to compensate the banks participating in the loan waiver scheme on annual installment basis “The plan is to make the payments in three or four installments” a senior source said On June 24 Fadnavis had declared that the total debt waiver would amount to Rs 34000 crore But the government’s finance managers are still hoping that the various caveats introduced to ensure that only the bonafide and needy farmers derive the benefit would bring down the overall burden The state-run banks and banking cooperatives are already sitting on stressed assets in the form of bad or restructured loans said sources Incidentally in the case of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana debt waivers the Reserve Bank of India had directed the government to reimburse the lending bank in cash (and not issue bonds) Maharashtra’s debt servicing bill and contingent liabilities will also rise on account of the move In his budget speech Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar had earlier estimated Maharashtra’s debt servicing bill for 2017-18 at Rs 31027 crore or 13 per cent of revenue receipts This is now expected to rise further According to norms of the 14th Finance Commission it is necessary to maintain the percentage of interest on government borrowings within 10% of total revenue receipts Besides this the debt repayment bill was estimated previously at Rs 15358 crore at the start of the year Sources further said that the chief minister had directed officials to evolve a fool proof mechanism to ensure that dubious farm loans claims aren’t entertained Maharashtra’s previous debt waiver scheme in 2008 had witnessed a surge in such bogus cases and claims sources said “We’ve undertaken the process of identifying the beneficiaries and their outstanding loan amounts” a senior BJP minister said While the chief minister has directed officials to come up with proposals for mobilising additional revenues a senior finance department official said that there were limited options in this regard While Mungantiwar has suggested the land securitisation and higher premium on building rights as options for mopping up more revenues the construction sector itself is witnessing a slowdown Raising loans on cash deposits lying idle with various state-run corporations is being explored Also being considered is a proposal for imposition of a 30 per cent cut in release of budgetary funds Such a move will impact the spend on development expenditure the most For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Jaya Jaitly | Published: August 23 2016 12:24 am Many NGOs chose to seek foreign funds for development work that hid their political agenda (Representational image) Top News The recent disquiet among NGOs over provisions of the Lokpal Act gives good reason to examine this sector more closely and find better ways of separating the wheat from the chaff In the 1980s and 1990s a new phase began in which many large “voluntary” organisations set up by well-meaning people — management professionals engineers and extensions of foreign agencies — began to get generous funds from international bodies produce slick annual reports and often tailor their work according to a donor’s agenda Many NGOs chose to seek foreign funds for development work that hid their political agenda Some were philanthropic but others were subversive in terms of ideology and religion There has always been a fractured approach in the way governments viewed NGOs Foreign companies were welcomed post 1990 but a French family of potters imparting better technology in a village in Andhra Pradesh was turned out of the country Foreign funds were welcomed by governments as aid but NGOs were discouraged A decade ago someone in the FCRA office propositioned two women applicants from an NGO asking them to meet him “after hours” if they wanted clearance Certain ministries sometimes patronised “westernised” NGOs but Indian ones who refused to seek foreign funding had to find godfathers or mothers to influence their applications for government grants There is no denying crooked and bogus NGOs have flourished with the increase in funds for development In the ministry of textiles small grants attracted genuine applications Suddenly during the UPA regime the Planning Commission lumped schemes together to offer Rs 2 crore for cluster development programmes Unsurprisingly the sharks took over It also encouraged all manner of influence by politicians and bureaucrats in the direction in which grants to certain NGOs were approved No one can deny NGOs have been set up by their relatives If the present government wants to prevent this even if it affects their own politicos what’s wrong with that Instead parliamentarians have tried to push back the clause of relatives declaring assets when NGOs take large sums Wanting more than Rs one crore from the government as grants and seeking foreign funds for grassroots work should be secondary to addressing the real problems of the poor Since they know ground realities if capable NGOs can help government implement projects more effectively they should be extended a welcoming hand NGOs with standing and experience are usually ignored When NGOs offered to develop handicraft souvenirs and set up temporary kiosks at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 they were rejected with the comment that they have no certification criteria Government departments often feel threatened by NGOs as if they are competitors who may know more than they do about ground realities No one has even cared to assess and certify them properly NGOs that prefer to be in dissent mode constantly are welcome to do so But they should have the self-respect not to ask the government to fund their agitational activities If a protest crops up in the course of an NGO carrying out constructive work the government must have the receptiveness to listen with respect The present turbulence within the NGO sector is a failure of governance particularly those highly paid IAS officers who would rather create more red tape to block the slightest likelihood of wrongdoing By strangulating NGOs in toto instead of finding simple and effective methods to separate the wheat from the chaff laying out simple rules that apply to all and creating transparent systems for grant givers and receivers the failings of the administrative system end up at the doors of politics As a result sincere NGOs are weakened sidelined or become hostile Political parties mass movements and even the RSS are technically NGOs that is registered societies that are not part of the government Over time differences have blurred in this cauldron in which some flourish some feel harassed The reasons for this should be studied and dealt with efficiently For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Mihir Vasavda | Updated: April 26 2014 5:27 pm Related News When Vietnam won the bid to host the 2019 Asian Games the news didn’t really trigger street parties in Hanoi Vietnam’s guarded reaction was due to the high cost involved in hosting a grand show Even the sports lovers were worried that the expensive sporting extravaganza would drill a hole in their pockets After a series protests the government gave in to the majority opinion For the first time a city gave up the hosting rights of a event of this magnitude Though a bit late in the day Vietnam realised that it couldn’t have matched the glitzy spectacle staged by previous Asian Games The last three Asiads have cost the host nations a fortune The Busan Games in 2002 were estimated at $29 billion while Qatar spent roughly $28 billion for the following edition in 2006 Four years later China stepped it up like no one before Reports said that the overall cost of the 2012 Guangzhou Games was approximately $20 bn Incheon has been striving to keep this year’s Games below the $2 bn mark South Korea has said it wants the event to be economical and effective rather than trying to match Guangzhou’s “materialism and nationalism” In stark contrast the Vietnamese government had earmarked just $150 million for the Games And the country’s prime minister had been candid enough to admit that due the lack of funds the country’s reputation was at risk if things could not go smoothly Vietnam’s retreat should trigger a rethink within the Olympic family Sporting world cannot remain blind to the global financial reality Already there have been some glaring changes in the way other sports are run — Formula One is going green and Financial Fair Play is changing the way players are traded in football Olympics and its offshoots need to reposition itself as well The significant investments made by governments suggests that the economic returns of hosting a major sporting events are huge But Vietnam’s decision shows how in developing countries it is getting increasingly tough to justify the mega-costs for mega-events (Mihir is a senior correspondent based in Mumbai) [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAhmedabad/rajkot | Published: July 16 2017 4:09 am National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been pressed for rescue and relief operations even as the local meteorological department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for Sunday (Photo PTI) Top News Heavy rains lashed Saurashtra and north Gujarat including Morbi Surendranagar and Rajkot resulting in evacuation of over 3500 people temporary closure of 62 roads and power cuts in 124 villages said government sources on Saturday PTI also reported the death of one person on Saturday As many as 25 dams either overflowed or floodwater was released form them on Saturday National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been pressed for rescue and relief operations even as the local meteorological department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for Sunday NDRF teams have been deployed in Surat Valsad Palanpur Rajkot and Gandhinagar districts Five other teams have been kept in reserve the state government stated Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held an emergency meeting on Saturday morning to review the flood-like situation in several parts of Saurashtra and North Gujarat and ordered the NDRF teams to remain stationed in Tankara taluka of Morbi and Chotila in Surendranagar the worst-affected areas “The NDRF teams have been stationed in Tankara Chotila Valsad and Surat in south Gujarat and Palanpur in north” a government release said The released further stated that 11 talukas of the state received over 125 mm rainfall including Chotila (450 mm) and Tankara (340 mm) in Saurashtra region till Friday midnight “Over 1500 people have been evacuated including 1320 from Tankara and 250 from near Machhu river” the state government release stated Tankara recorded another three inches (85 mm) rain while Chotila six inches (138 mm) on Saturday Rescue operation at a village in neighbouring Wankaner taluka is also on It recorded five inches (107 mm) of rain late on Friday night “In Tankara Rati Devadi village has been cut off from rest of the district from where teams of NDRF and Wankaner fire brigade rescued around 50 people with the help of MI-17V5 helicopter of Indian Air Force (IAF)” said an official An NDRF team was busy rescuing 50 people trapped in Maliya taluka of Morbi and had shifted 29 people to safer places with help of a boat till 8 pm Another 22 were rescued in Ranjitpar village in Jodiya taluka of Jamanagar district “The Surendranagar district administration with the help of IAF helicopter has rescued around 50 people strand0ed in Dhrangadhra taluka and three more from Krishnagar Society in Surendrnagar town” added the official Three others were rescued from Bhogavo river in Limdi taluka of the district Some roads were shut for vehiclular traffic in Vadhwan and Limdi talukas as Bhogavo river swelled Following heavy rains Aji and Machhu rivers in Rajkot and Surendranagar districts respectively have swelled after which people living in low-lying areas have been alerted In Rajkot authorities have asked citizens not to venture out of their houses “A middle-aged couple was swept by water near Jeta Kuba village in Lodhika taluka this (Saturday) morning While Navalbhai Khunt (45) could not be saved his wife was rescued” Rajkot District Collector Vikrant Pandey told the PTI Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani said water-logging in low-lying areas has closed many roads and thrown life out of gear in Rajkot city The city was lashed by 12 inches rain till 4 pm on Saturday “Around 2000 people have been shifted to safer places in Rajkot district” officials of the disaster control room said As many as 13 dams across the state are overflowing — 10 in Saurashtra and three in North Gujarat The Dholi Dhaja dam in Surendranagar overflowed while floodgates Aji-II and Aji-III dams had been opened Similarly floodgates of Demi-I II and III dams were opened While Machhu-I dam overflowed 10 floodgates of Machhu-II were opened five feet Similarly 15 gates of Machhu-III dam were opened up to three feet Dams across the state have received 521785 million cubic metre water this season Water level in Sardar Sarovar dam has also gone up to 117 m making it 8526 per cent full Dhanera-Tharad-Vav national highway passing through Banaskantha district of north Gujarat and 14 state highways are among the 62 roads across the state that remained temporarily closed on Saturday For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News A 26-year-old married woman,president of the Gurdwara Administrative Committee, 2017 4:30 am Randeep Surjewala in Kurukshetra on Saturday.between 2004-11.280 reservations in DP 1991, If this makes him (RGV) happy,’ which has left Tiger’s fans shocked and furious.when the blast blew the bakery apart. ?

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