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There are no skin shows or titillating scenes in my film.Magan Rana (70) was not keeping well for the last few days and died on Saturday afternoon. Saroj used to visit the family once every six months, said a neighbour Police said Saroj and her husband came to Valsad on Sunday evening after they informed them about the incident For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsKalutara (Sri Lanka) : Thousands of Sri Lankan troops battled Monday to get relief supplies to nearly half a million people displaced by the island’s worst flooding for 14 years which has killed 177 people The military said a lull in torrential monsoon rains allowed it to deploy aircraft boats and ground troops to evacuate people from flooded areas deliver essentials and recover bodies Some half a million people have had to abandon their homes due to the heavy rains which have brought flooding and landslides to large parts of the island Sri Lanka is regularly hit by flooding at the start of the annual monsoon But carpenter J H Siripala who lives in one of the areas worst hit said he had never seen it this bad "I have lived in this area for 27 years and we have gone through floods but never experienced this much water" the 62-year told AFP in Kalutara district on the southwest coast as a navy boat carried him to safety "I thought it was my end" he said as he recalled how the water level suddenly rose on Sunday covering his head before he was pulled to safety Dhanushka Fernando said his house was under eight feet (25 metres) of water on Sunday "We had floods in 2003 but not this much water" the 28-year-old told AFP In May 2003 250 people were killed and 10000 homes destroyed after a similarly powerful monsoon The official death toll rose to 177 on Monday after soldiers dug out the bodies of a woman and a child from under tonnes of mud following a landslide in Ratnapura the island’s gem capital The Disaster Management Centre said another 109 people were missing Nearly 2000 houses have suffered structural damage or been completely destroyed according to official figures A Mi-17 transport helicopter crash landed Monday while trying to deliver food and other essentials to a marooned village in the southern area of Baddegama But air force spokesman Gihan Seneviratne said there were no casualties International aid Military spokesman Roshan Seneviratne said a let-up in the rains had allowed troops to access cut-off villages Sri Lanka has deployed 1800 soldiers and 1100 naval personnel to evacuate people and ferry food and other essentials to affected areas The paramilitary Civil Defence Force said it was deploying about 2000 personnel while the police have sent their elite commandos to help The government said floodwaters were beginning to recede on Monday but some low-lying areas remained heavily inundated All schools in flood-hit areas including the capital Colombo will be closed for a week it said As the rains eased in Sri Lanka Bangladesh and parts of India issued warnings over Cyclone Mora which is expected to make landfall on Tuesday Bangladeshi authorities ordered all fishing crews to return to shore and advised people living in the southeastern area of Cox’s Bazar to move to higher ground Sri Lanka has sought international assistance with India sending two naval ships laden with supplies over the weekend A third ship was expected this week officials said The United Nations said it would donate water containers water purification tablets and tarpaulins while the World Health Organization will support medical teams in affected areas Japan had promised portable generators and a team of experts to help with relief work Caracas: Two people on motorbikes threw Molotov cocktails at Spain’s embassy in Caracas but there were no casualties the prosecutors’ office in Venezuela said File image of Nicolas Maduro AP Witnesses said one of the homemade bombs — bottles filled with gasoline or other inflammable liquid with a rag as a fuse — did not explode because heavy rain put its flame out An employee at embassy contacted by AFP said she was not authorised to comment on the incident The attack occurred in a tense security climate in Venezuela heightened by protests against a new "Constituent Assembly" that is to start work today with sweeping powers Spain has been especially critical of the new body whose election was orchestrated by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro It and the rest of the European Union have said they will not recognise the assembly as legitimate According to Venezuela’s prosecutors’ office the two attackers threw several Molotov cocktails at the Spanish embassy located in the chic inner-eastern district of Chacao The district’s mayor Ramon Muchacho sent photos to AFP one showing a soda bottle filled with what appeared to be gasoline with red cloth stuffed into it Another showed a black mark that could have come from a small explosion Neither the prosecutors nor the mayor linked the attack to Venezuela’s degraded political situation Just when Arsene Wenger’s problems seemed to be behind him a new one has arisen — one that will no doubt cause the Arsenal manager a severe embarrassment Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger congratulates captain Tony Adams after their FA Cup final win in 1998 AFP Former Arsenal defender Tony Adams has in sensational claims made in his autobiography Sober claimed that Wenger was so keen to avoid confrontation with his players that he once delayed training sessions just because star striker Ian Wright would turn up late according to a report in The Sun In the book Adams also details why he may never work for Arsenal as long as Wenger is in charge “Back in the day I said in an interview coaching wasn’t Arsene’s strong point Actually in the original draft I said he couldn’t coach his way out of a paper bag And though I modified that in the final article it didn’t go down well "It all left me feeling that I would never get a chance in any capacity while Arsene was there Much as I respected him for his long and successful tenure my occasional willingness to pass comment on him and the team probably counted against me" Adams wrote in the book Adams who was named as the new Granada coach in April has bared his soul on panic attacks and depression in a new book on his life since he gave up alcohol in 1996 Wenger has flak from multiple quarters over the season most damagingly from his own fans who have called for him to step down after it became apparent that Arsenal would not be able to finish above arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur for the first time ever in the English Premier League Hangzhou: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday asked the US to "play a constructive role" in maintaining peace and stability in the disputed South China Sea asserting that Beijing will "unswervingly" safeguard its sovereignty over the area Xi made the remarks during a meeting with US President Barack Obama here on the eve of the key summit of G20 nations where the leaders of the world’s 20 strong economies will meet Xi said China will continue to "unswervingly safeguard" its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea (SCS) South China Sea Getty images "In the meantime China will stick to peaceful settlement of disputes through consultation and negotiation with parties directly concerned and safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea along with ASEAN member states" Xi was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency After several hours of talks the White House said the leaders had a "candid exchange" over the arbitration case between China and the Philippines Obama also told Xi that the US would keep monitoring China’s commitments on cyber security the White House said In the meeting Xi also said that China is willing to work with the US to ensure bilateral ties stay on the right track He urged the two countries to follow the principles of non-conflict non-confrontation mutual respect and win-win cooperation deepen mutual trust and collaboration and manage and control their differences in a constructive manner in order to push forward continuous sound and stable development of bilateral ties Noting that the city of Hangzhou holds historic significance to Sino-US relations Xi spoke highly of his previous meetings with Obama since 2013 which "produced important consensus" The US has voiced concern over Beijing’s growing assertiveness in key waterways in the region The US has urged China to accept an international arbitration panel’s ruling that sided with the Philippines in a dispute over claims in the SCS Beijing claims almost all of the South China Sea despite partial counter-claims from the Philippines Vietnam Malaysia and Taiwan Mumbai: A special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act here today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant (NBW) against former IPL boss Lalit Modi in connection with a case of money laundering following a plea by the Enforcement Directorate "Your (ED’s) application is allowed" said Special Judge P R Bhavake while issuing the NBW File picture of Lalit Modi Getty ED had moved the special court last week seeking NBW against Modi after he did not respond to summons sent to him According to ED sources this warrant will be sent to the Ministry of External Affairs which in turn will be sending it to the United Kingdom Lalit Modi left the country shortly after the ED began its probe against him in 2009 However getting the NBW order did not come easy for the probe agency as the judge first questioned ED’s delay in seeking the NBW and later raised the jurisdictional issue too The court also wanted to know why the agency was not arresting him and had sought the NBW and whether a warrant can be issued during the investigation Last month the court had issued Letters Rogatory (LR) to Singapore and Mauritius seeking assistance in the case BCCI had registered an FIR in Chennai against Lalit Modi in 2010 under the IPC with regard to a deal between MSM Singapore (which owns the channel Sony) and WSG media a sports marketing and event management company In 2008 BCCI awarded 10-year media rights to WSG for USD 918 million WSG then entered into a deal with MSM to make Sony the official broadcaster The contract was replaced later with a nine-year deal where MSM paid USD 163 billion In 2009 the ED started a probe under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to investigate allegations that payment of Rs 425 crore facilitation fees by MSM Singapore to WSG Mauritius was made in an unauthorised manner On Tuesday ED’s lawyer Hiten Venegoankar said that since Lalit Modi was not available in India hence an NBW should be issued Modi had not complied with the summonses issued to him since 2009 he had claimed The judge had asked if Lalit Modi was an accused before the court as ED had not filed a charge sheet against him For issuance of NBW the person should be an accused before the court judge Bhavake had said The ED lawyer said the case was at the stage of pre-investigation and the Supreme Court had said in a previous ruling that NBW can be issued during investigation Last month the court had issued letters rogatory (LR) to Singapore and Mauritius seeking assistance from authorities there in the case PTI Copy modified with latest updates By: PTI | Wayanad | Updated: November 21 2016 7:57 pm Shikhar Dhawan batted as he hit some delectable drives through the off (Source: Express File) Top News Back from injury break Shikhar Dhawan looked in fluent touch as he hit six crisp boundaries in his unbeaten 29 with Delhi finishing the first day’s play at 37 for no loss against Rajasthan in a Ranji Trophy group B encounter This was after Rajasthan were bowled out for 238 in their first innings as the pace trio of Navdeep Saini (3/28 in 15 overs) Vikas Tokas (3/48 in 16 overs) and Sumit Narwal (2/41 in 15 overs) shared the bulk of the spoils But the focus on the day was the brief period when Dhawan batted as he hit some delectable drives through the off The left-hander who has now fully recuperated from a thumb fracture will like to spend considerable time in the middle and keep himself in contention for a comeback in the Indian side Earlier Gambhir won the toss but Rajasthan never looked in control save opener Amitkumar Gautam (106) whose 182-ball knock had 15 boundaries and two sixes Save the 56-run stand between Gautam and Deepak Chahar (47) none of the other Rajasthan batsmen showed temperament to stick around in the face of some incisive swing bowling by Navdeep who is back after an injury lay-off Veteran Sumit Narwal also was useful with the new ball bowling incutters to the right-handed batsmen accounting for Manender Singh and Rajesh Bishnoi Brief Scores: Rajasthan 1st Innings 238 (Amitkumar Gautam 106 Deepak Chahar 47 Navdeep Saini 3/28) Delhi 1st innings 37/0 (Shikhar Dhawan 29) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Neha Kulkarni | Mumbai | Published: April 28 2016 3:06 am Related News Commuters using smart cards for purchasing tickets in Central Railways have sharply increased over the last year Accordingly the number of commuters waiting in lines for purchasing tickets from ticket-windows has gone down According to data measuring the contribution of suburban traffic to the Central Railways there has been a surge of 5356 per cent in the number of automatic ticket vending machine (ATVM) users and a decline of 14 per cent in the number of ticket window users The percentage of smart card users has gone up to 329 per cent in March 2016 from 2111 per cent in 2015 Share This Article Related Article The data also revealed that the Central Railways have seen an increase of 5485 per cent in profits due to the increase in smart card users The number of commuters depending on unreserved tickets (UTS) have comde down from 5916 per cent in 2015 to as much as 5066 per cent in March 2016 There has also been a significant increase in commuters getting tickets issued from Jan Sadharan Ticket Booking Seva (JTBS) according to the data JTBS is a scheme of Indian railways that allows entrepreneurs to set up ticket sale counters near railway stations and sell unreserved railway tickets through computerised UTS terminals Narendra Patil Public Relations Officer Central Railways said “The sudden shift of commuters towards the use of smart cards to purchasing tickets reveals an encouraging sign Mumbaikars are indeed turning to smarter ways of commute by railways We expect a further rise in the future” Amitabh Ojha DRM Central Railways said “This is a positive trend towards the growth of dependence of Central Railways commuters on faster means of booking tickets We resolve to become better” Vijay Aravamudhan a railway activist said “ATVMs have surely revised the way of booking tickets as time is saved for a commuter However promotion and simplification of using ATVM machines are issues which can be looked at by the Central Railways” WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsVerma accused Mulayam of ?Manimajra The school authorities created Vrindavan on the campus where Gopikas played with Lord Krishna, Related News Priyanka Chopra has been quite experimental with her career choices, Pritam Laru Das 65).immolate themselves. 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