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Disturbed circadian rhythms also adversely affect blood pressure,) Free Spin Class, then I may be even more inclined to tune in if I weren’t already a fan… Who else is excited for Sunday and the other digital goodies they’ll release next?Also who else can’t stop saying “It’s a Wednesday night baby and I’m alive” when it isn’t even Wednesday Cover image via CNNBy: PTI | Udhampur | Updated: July 19 2015 5:23 pm FILE – A group of youth with faces covered and carrying a black banner resembling Islamic State flag were spotted in Srinagar official sources said Related News Voicing concern over recruitment of educated Kashmiri youths into terror outfits a top Army commander on Sunday said eyes cannot be shut to the “tragedy” that “alienation and lack of opportunities” was driving local youngsters towards the gun and the Centre and the state government need to introspect to address these issues General Officer Commanding In Chief (GoC-In-C) Northern Command Lt Gen D S Hooda also said that while incidents of ISIS flags being raised during protests in Kashmir have been witnessed there weren’t any intelligence reports to suggest large foot-prints of the dreaded Islamic terror group in either in India or in Kashmir At the same time he said that there are attempts to attract the youth by such groups through social media which is having “some impact” and steps are needed to counter it The Army commander said “the numbers (of new militant recruits from Kashmir) are not very high as of now but if this trend goes further I think it will be tragic for Kashmir and also a matter of concern” Share This Article Related Article “As per our assessment nobody has successfully infiltrated from across the border this year That is why it is a greater concern that you know internal recruitment is taking place That is matter of serious concern” Hooda said in an interview here Lt Gen Hooda was replying to questions on recruitment of educated local youths in terror outfits and the reason behind this trend which had not seen in past several years “What we have is that last year the figure was somewhere 60 (operating in militants outfits in Kashmir Valley) or little more than that “This year the information we have is more than 30 (Kashmiri youths) have already joined (militant outfits locally)” he said “So as I said that the numbers are not too many but the fact remains that it was down to single digit during two or three years In that sense it is something that we need to look at seriously” he said The Army commander felt that “alienation and lack of opportunity” were the reasons for Kashmiri youths picking up gun “I think one of course there is sense of alienation Let us not hide it or shut our eyes to it” “There is lack of opportunity and social media has become such a powerful medium and a tool where through people are getting engaged They are looking towards (terror) as they have nothing to do rather pick up a gun” the commander said Lt Gen Hooda said “Frankly it is something that we need to introspect For us government here and national government the parents and society as to what are the reasons that the youth are going into this direction and is there some way to stop this” “The manner in which they (terror groups) use social media and how they manage to engage the youth is serious So these are issues we need to look at more seriously” the Army commander said added He termed the trend of recruitment of Kashmir youths in militant ranks as a “new tragedy” for Kashmir “As far as recruitment of youth is concerned I view it as a tragedy… Although the numbers are not very large but it is tragedy where you have young people who unfortunately pick up the gun “They are not very well trained We are seeing incidents of these people being killed in encounters with security within days not in months” he said “Frankly it is to bleed the young… The numbers are not much as of now and if this trend goes further I think it tragic for Kashmir and also a matter of concern” he added He said it concerns issues other than the security situation which need to looked at in terms of “radicalisation youth engagement development and how we can address these issues” Hooda said “there is sense of alienation also We cannot get away from it These are issues which need to be addressed much more seriously rather than purely looking at the numbers that we have killed so many militants and some other things on the security front I think those are issues” On ISI he said “We don’t see intelligence reports to suggest large foot-prints of ISIS in either in India or in Kashmir We do not see that Yes few people have carried few flags” He said “these are organisations which run on sophisticated social media campaign The magazines they are coming out… Definitely there is an attempt to attract youth towards them and if somebody is watching it we cannot 100 per cent say absolutely that there is no impact “There is and there is some impact Social media and reports are what we need to look at” The state police and security forces are stumped by the new challenge of militants being locally recruited and are concentrating on two axis in South and North Kashmir The axis from Tral Batapora Panjgaon and Yaripora in South Kashmir is witnessing dominance of terror group Hizbul Mujahideen while in the other axis from Palhalan to Sopore this group as well as few militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed are calling the shots say police officials Security analysts said that local recruitment which had come down to a trickle has picked up suddenly from January this year Since March this year nearly 50 boys have reportedly vanished from the Valley with Awantipora in South Kashmir accounting for nearly 15 of them followed by Kulgam (nine) Shopian (seven) Anantnag (eight) and 11 from North Kashmir For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Nandini Rathi | New Delhi | Updated: February 17 2017 4:36 pm A devotee leaps while dancing at the tomb of the Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the southern Pakistan city of Sehwan on Sept 5 2013 (Akhtar Soomro/Reuters) Top News There was no need to guess the timing of the attack on the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in the town of Sehwan Sharif in Pakistan’s Sindh province Thursdays are the most important in the week for Sufis and the shrine is particularly crowded with devotees The Thursday evening attack by an Islamic State bomber claimed more than 72 lives including that of women and children and injured more than 150 which makes it one of the deadliest on Pakistani soil in recent years The shrine among the most important for the Sufi sect celebrate the Saint Syed Muhammad Usman Marwandi The subcontinent will know him more as the mystic about whom scores of Sufi songs are written among them the immensely popular “Dama dam Mast Qalandar” Sufi shrines are visited both by minority Shiite and Sunni Muslims but radical militant groups like the Islamic State consider the practice to be against Islam They regard anyone who does not follow their strict interpretation of Sunni Islam – including members of other schools of Islam – as non-Muslims deserving death Before Thursday’s attack ISIS targeted a remote Sufi shrine in mountainous southwestern Pakistan on November 12 2016 claiming the lives of at least 52 people Pakistani para-military soldiers stand alert after a deadly suicide attack at the shrine of famous Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Pakistan Thursday Feb 16 2017 An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted worshippers at a famous shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday killing dozens of worshippers and left hundreds of people wounded officials said (AP Photo/Pervez Masih) Sufi traditions and shrines have also been attacked in the recent years by Taliban and other extremist Sunni groups One of the most popular qawwali (Sufi devotional music) singers Amjad Sabri was gunned down while driving in his car in Karachi on June 22 2016 by two attackers on a motorcycle The attack was claimed by TTP Hakimullah Mehsud group – also known as Pakistani Taliban – who proclaimed that it was in retaliation for a song he sang they deemed “blasphemy” Sufism which is popular in South Asia including Pakistan is a relatively tolerant school of Islam In the Sufi tradition adherents often worship at the shrine of esteemed saints where musicians lead the crowd of devotees in ecstatic song and dance of devotion also known as dhikr in which the worshipper is absorbed in the rhythmic repetition of the name of God or his attributes Qawwali songs praise the God or the Prophet or Ali (the first imam of Shia Islam) or one of the Sufi saints Others lend voice to the poet’s longing for God – often expressed in what seems on the surface to be a secular love song A woman clad in burqa walks in the hallway of the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi also known as Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province September 5 2013 [Akhtar Soomro/ REUTERS]This syncretic form of devotion frequently sparks the ire of fundamentalist Muslims of the Wahhabist/Salafist sect who insist on a stricter more puritanical interpretation of the Qur’an and decry the Sufis’ musical tradition of devotion and their practice of visiting the graves of Saints Some devotional songs even explicitly reference religious pluralism and tolerance which is sharply at odds with with the ideology of the radical militant groups like the TPP and the IS loyalists who condemn Sufis Shiites and other religious minorities as heretics With the rising terror violence in Pakistani cities unchecked in the recent few months attacks targeting followers of non-Islamic State versions of Islam are likely to happen again For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 18 2016 2:18 pm Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar during the induction of DRDO developed equipment into the Indian Navy (Source: Twitter/@manoharparrikar) Related News Navy on Friday formally inducted four types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability The systems included Abhay – compact hull mounted sonar for shallow water crafts Humsa UG – upgrade for the Humsa sonar system NACS – Near-field Acoustic Characterisation System and AIDSS – Advanced Indigenous Distress sonar system for submarines Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who handed over the sonars to the Navy praised the force along with DRDO and said he expects more synergy in the coming days The systems have been designed and developed by NPOL a Kochi based laboratory of DRDO Watch What Else Is Making News With the induction of these four systems the underwater surveillance capability of the Indian Navy will get a boost besides providing a fillip to the quest for self-reliance in this critical area of technology Abhay is an advanced active-cum-passive integrated sonar system designed and developed for the smaller platforms such as shallow water crafts and coastal surveillance/patrol vessels It is capable of detecting localizing classifying and tracking sub-surface and surface targets in both its active and passive modes of operation The prototype of this compact sonar installed on board a nominated naval platform has successfully completed all user evaluation trials to demonstrate the features as per the Naval Staff Qualification Requirements Indian Navy has proposed to induct this SONAR on three of the Abhay class ships Intensifying the command over the high seas is the Humsa -UG that is designed for upgrading the existing Humsa sonar system This system is proposed to be installed on seven ships of three different classes of ships AIDSS is a distress sonar is an Emergency Sound Signaling Device which is used to indicate that a submarine is in distress and enable quick rescue and salvage It is a life-saving alarm system designed to transmit sonar signals of a pre-designated frequency and pulse shape in an emergency situation from a submarine for long period so as to attract the attention of passive sonars of ships or submarines in the vicinity and all types of standard rescue vessels in operation It is also provided with a transponder capability For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News heavy on the Y chromosome—through him; his older brother; my three cousins, Japan’s Tokai University maintain the record of the fastest time, “What does the Congress have to say in the light of new facts which have emerged about the blasts, “Congratulating the security forces for successfully ending the operation against terrorists, from online purchase of train tickets and use of credit and debit cards in fuel stations to buying of insurance policies from state-owned insurers,but short-changed customers.
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On people supporting the government despite having to stand in long queues outside banks and ATMs, It will pass quickly.suspicious over the absence of the old woman for the last three days,when neighbours, and low birth weight in infants born to pot-smoking mothers. but it’s not yet clear who those entities would be or how hard it will be for them to earn approval.which now forms the main building.the praise for the project is like getting a reward for raising a fine child, smiles this product of the Chandigarh College of Architecture1970already set to work on a few IT projects in Chandigarhalong with the Nehru Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) at sub city centre plaza in Sector 34 For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Mumbai | Published: May 10 2012 12:21 pm Related News Perhaps more dramatic than the on-screen unfolding of romantic drama ‘Ishaqzaade’ is the real life journey of director Habib Faisal who became filmmaker not by “cliched dreams” but by sheer serendipity For Habibwhose last assignment before veering towards direction was as a cameraman with an English news channelfilmmaking occurred accidentally and was not his natural choice per se “Unlike most filmmakers todayI had no cliched dream of making movies at the age of five” confesses the screenwriter-director Habib Faisal Faisalwho grew up with the dream of becoming a doctorsays”I failed in all my entrance exams…I had fascination to become a doctor but I had no brains For us being in IIT or IIM was glamorous” In the colourful corridors of Kirori Mal college in DelhiFaisal was introduced to theatre and cinema “I somehow got into doing a play I was not interested in doing films but wanted to do theatres” he said After completing his education from DelhiFaisal studied cinema at South Illinois University and joined NDTV as a cameraman He worked for the news channel for five years and learnt the tricks of the trade “My job as a cameraman happened by accident I used to shoot features for the channel…the experience over there helped me travel across the country and get in touch with real characters It did help me connect with the pulse of the masses From that point on there was no looking back as far as writing dialogues is concerned…Films all happened by accident” Faisal said When asked about the changes in the field of mediaFaisal says”A lot of changes have taken place Like there is addition of music also in news sectionthere is more competitionhence the fight for TRPs But I must say in this field one needs to keep patience” His initial few projects as a screenwriter were for Yashraj Films’ ‘Salaam Namaste’’Ta Ra Rum Pum’ and ‘Jhoom Barabar Jhoom’ All these films which were set out of India failed to make any dent critically or commercially “Flops don’t bother m…one has to deal with it I made a name while writing dialogues” Faisal said He returned with two stories set in Delhi ‘Band Baaja Baraat’ and ‘Do Dooni Chaar’– and of them did well at box office and received critical acclaim as well Habib’s first outing as a director was ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ in 2010 which even bagged a national award for best film His second directorial venture’Ishaqzaade’produced by Yash Raj Filmsis slated for Friday release “Ishaqzaade’ does not boast of big stars It features Parineeti Chopracousin of Priyanka Choprawho went on to bag several awards for her portrayal of the brazen Dimple Chaddha in ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’ (2011)and debutante Arjun Kapoordirector Boney Kapoor’s sonin the lead Habib said he was anxious on the eve of the release of ‘Ishaqzaade’ For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New York | Published: May 6 2016 4:43 pm Women adopt local trends — like changing the size of heels — while moving to richer parts of the city Related News If you want to know how ambitious your female friend is look — and not kneel — at her heels According to researchers a woman’s choice to fit in with a crowd or stand out may depend on the size of her high heels which explains the deep human urge to gain status in the society The findings showed that women adopt local trends — like changing the size of heels — while moving to richer parts of the city but ignore them when they move to socio-economically lower areas “In other words most women want to look like rich girls and different from the poor girls” said Kurt Gray assistant professor at University of North Carolina in the US While moving to posh cities women tend to closely try and match the size of their heels with the heel size of other women in that city showing a deep desire for conformity Read More However on the contrary in a bid to keep up with their individuality they match the size of their heels with the size of their own past purchases when shifting to poorer localities The researchers labelled this phenomenon as “trickle down conformity” because fashion preferences trickle down from the top but seldom up from the bottom “From the beginning of time people have thirsted for respect and social standing and have aligned themselves with the powerful and distanced themselves from the powerless So it makes sense that they do the same with heel sizes” Gray explained in the paper published in the journal PLOS ONE This “aspirational fashion” of people want to look rich is getting more prevalent with the increasing inequality in society and widening gap between rich and poor To examine this trend the researchers teamed up with a large-online fashion retailer They examined the size of high heels in five years of shoe purchases — 16236 in total — of 2007 women who moved between one of 180 US cities Such aspirations also fuel the fortunes of fashion sites that provide high-status goods for low prices the researchers noted adding that the phenomenon may also apply to men For news updates follow us on Facebook Twitter Google+ & Instagram For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express 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File image of president Donald Trump . Low scores on the cardA 200 on the black-soil pitch at the MBB Stadium can be handy,” he said. With the court restraining any activity on the disputed land spread across almost all sectors, He was pretty damn lazy and made sure to build a lifestyle that suited his nature — working seven odd days in a month and bumming around for the rest of it. However, A Class VIII student of Government High School in Sector 40, Blue pillars hold up the low ceiling and the roof of the single-storeyed structure is covered with red baked tiles.2008,The accused was produced in court this morning and sent to judicial custody, Joint Commissioner of Police (Operations) Satyendra Garg said After investigating all sidesthe police arrested Aliwhile Malik was cleared of charges of mischief Ali paid for the ticket and did not want to face monetary loss owing to its cancellationsaid an official For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: January 29 2010 3:57 am Related News The Pune rural police on Thursday arrested advocate Vijay Dabhade and his two associates in a fresh complaint that of allegedly hatching the conspiracy to kill Right to Information (RTI) activist Satish Shetty in October2008 soon after Wadgaon Maval court remanded them to magisterial custody The complaint was filed at the Dehu Road police station by the Pune rural police on January 24 Shetty was murdered at Talegaon Dabhade on January 13 The police had arrested Dabhadehis client Parshuram Telhu alias Jakkal and office staff Pramod Dattatraya Waghmore on January 15 for their alleged links with Shettys murder Deputy Superintendent of Police Dilip Shinde said Dehu Road police have now arrested Dabhade and two other suspects for allegedly giving a supari of Rs 1 lakh to history sheeter Santosh Shinde in October2008to kill Shetty Inspector Nitin Gokaviwho is investigating the casesaid DabhadeJakkal and Waghmore have been booked under Section 115 (Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for lifeif offence not committed) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code The complaint has been lodged following the confession statement of Shindewho had accepted supari of Rs 1 lakh from Dabhade for killing Shetty in October 2008?