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near Shima airport in an area of 450 bighas.The Himachal government which has given its nod to the project will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore government on February 27 Watch What Else Is Making News Himachal’s Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma will lead the state government team to Singapore to sign the MOU Making this announcement Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said the proposed Smart Hill Town was expected to have a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) international education zone entertainment zone integrated townships a convention centre parks shopping malls etc Presiding over a review meeting of Municipal Corporation(MC) of Shimla the CM stressed the need for giving Shimla utmost priority and completing the ongoing work of beautification of the town and roads at the earliest so as to include Shimla in “Smart City Mission” Praising the Shimla Mall Road restoration project renovation of Rani Jhansi Park and the conservation of heritage zones the CM expressed his desire for installation of a few musical fountains in the town besides the ongoing renovation projects of roads and parks of Shimla and lightening the streets and tunnels with LED lights Underlining the need for speeding up of shifting the vegetable market to Darni Ka Bagicha and the Anand Mandi (Grain Market) and Timber Market to Shnaan and Malyana Singh attributed the delay of construction of Town Hall to the belated vacation of the premises despite repeated requests He set a deadline of June 2017 for completion of the work Chief Secretary V C Pharka directed that the work on foot bridges be started by March 25 after completing all the formalities along with the work of Sanjauli Sports Complex with installation of LED screen in Sanjauli For all the latest Shimla News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Yubaraj Ghimire | Published: October 18 2014 12:02 am Top News The absence of political stability and public faith in Nepal’s political leadership has taken a toll on the state The debate on whether Nepal will become a failed state has subsided for the moment but that is largely because of the hope that Nepal’s people possess and the goodwill the Himalayan nation enjoys However people are losing that hope as politicians responsible for institutionalising Nepal’s political changes through a constitution continue to fail The deadline extended for the third time — asking the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee to achieve consensus on the contentious issues — lapsed on Friday Meanwhile a new fear has gripped the country over reports of a letter that the Indian government sent to Nepal on September 24 warning that the presence of Indian Mujahideen and al-Qaeda in Kathmandu and around may lead to assassinations of Nepali politicians abductions of Indian diplomats and the hijacking of an Indian or Nepali aircraft The letter also reportedly asks for enhanced security for Indian diplomats the embassy in Kathmandu the consulate in Birgunj and a camp office in Biratnagar But in keeping with their indifference parliament not debated and the government has not volunteered information on terrorism public safety and Nepal’s ability to independently verify the presence of terrorist networks and apprehending them However the “letter” is bound to cause anxiety at least in the subcontinent as Nepal is all set to host the Saarc summit in the third week of November All Saarc heads of state/ government including Narendra Modi Nawaz Sharif and Mahinda Rajapaksa are to participate Is it a routine review of the threat perception by India or is there credible information on the particular threat The letter which found its way into a national daily has sent across a wave of fear especially in government circles Security agencies have been reviewing the situation with security at only the international airport visibly tightened But this involves larger issues such as whether expected dignitaries will now be advised by their respective security agencies to undertake the visit or not The hijacking of the New Delhi-bound IC 814 on Christmas Eve in 1999 led to the suspension of Indian air services for a few years Operations were resumed only after Delhi was convinced of enhanced security measures in Nepal But the years that followed saw more political turmoil and instability with a direct impact on the general law and order situation as well as on state authority The credibility of the information in the “letter” from the Indian government has also been questioned on social media with some well-known figures even questioning the motive There is some background to these questions as India’s earlier reports mainly from its intelligence outfits which found their way to the Nepali media had projected the country as a bastion of the ISI But when the state is weak and the atmosphere charged with mutual suspicion among politicians ignoring any “warning” especially on terrorism can only be at the government’s peril That is the predicament Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and his government face today Moreover India’s open involvement in Nepal’s politics — especially in the long period of transition — is often linked to the resultant chaos and the question of accountability With the Maoist insurgency at its peak June 2001 saw the massacre of King Birendra and his family Insiders’ accounts now reveal India’s external intelligence agency established contact with the Maoist leadership — Prachanda and Baburam Bhattarai — exactly a year after that palace event In November 2005 India “mediated” in bringing the Maoists and seven parties together on the anti-monarchy platform The movement for democracy in 2006 forced King Gyanendra to hand power back to the parties with an agreement that the Constituent Assembly would draft a new constitution But before that the parties removed the monarchy and declared Nepal a secular and federal republic without any direct role for the people Eight years later the way these changes were announced and the continuing failure on the constitution have discredited the leaders and their parties Such a political situation coupled with the reported threat to Nepali politicians and Indian diplomats will not leave the public and the government any room for complacency This has become Nepal’s newest problem yubarajghimire@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsGandhinagar: Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva assumed additional charge as Gujarat Governor at a ceremony in Gandhinagar on Monday evening Gujarat CM Anandiben greets Governor Margaret Alva PTI Alva arrived at Town Hall in Gandhinagar with Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala and Gujarat High Court Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya Gujarat government Chief Secretary Varesh Sinha read out the warrant of appointment by the President of India that she has been appointed as Gujarat Governor in addition to her current charge as Rajasthan Governor Later Chief Justice Bhattacharya administered the oath to Alva at the ceremony attended by several Gujarat ministers and top officers Alva has been appointed in place of former Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal who had frosty relations with former Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Beniwal was transferred to Mizoram in a reshuffle of Governors effected by the government yesterday During her interaction with reporters after the ceremony Alva expressed happiness that Gujarat has a woman Chief Minister and issues that needed focus "It’s a matter of great joy that Gujarat has a woman Chief Minister I will come here whenever needed to contribute as Governor" Alva said "Our country is very vast and every state has its own set of problems Gujarat is a developed state However like other parts of country there are some areas where we need to focus such as shortage of teachers Another problem is doctors unwilling to serve in villages" she said PTI Written by JAGPREET SINGH SANDHU | Chandigarh | Published: September 10 2017 6:12 am The photograph which has gone viral on social media Express Top News Unhappy with the results of the recently held student union polls in which NSUI (National Students Union of India) emerged victorious student party leaders of SFS PUSU and ABVP are demanding an inquiry against the three PU professors whose photographs in which they are seen sitting with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi has gone viral on social media The photograph has been circulated on WhatsApp groups by PUSU and SFS indicting that the professors have been in connivance with NSUI The student party members have alleged that the three professors namely Professor Navdeep Goyal a former DSW and chairperson Physics department Professor Yograj Angrish chairperson Punjabi department and Professor Virender Kumar Negi UILS department and warden of boys hostel number 2 went to met the Congress vice-president along with the NSUI members which reveals that they were involved with NSUI in the polls “The photograph is a proof that this council was elected by the University authorities and not by students Now we demand that the elections be re-conducted by some external bodies and not by these so called flatterers of Congress They must give their resignation We will also send an e-mail to the Vice-Chancellor Chancellor and the Governor seeking an inquiry into the matter” said Navaldeep former party president PUSU Harman Singh SFS media incharge said “They are Congressmen and an enquiry shall be conducted in this matter to find what is the truth whether they were involved with the NSUI or not” Similarly Harman Gill senior leader ABVP said “Everyone has received and seen the photograph of the three professors sitting with Rahul Gandhi An enquiry into the matter needs to be conducted Let the PU officials give their view in the matter after an enquiry and if the probe finds something there shall be re-elections” Refuting the accusations made by student parties Manoj Lubana of NSUI said “The professors did not go with us It is an old photograph and we are not even bothered whether they went yesterday to meet Rahul Gandhi or the photograph is more older than that” Professor Yograj Angrish though rejected the accusations of their involvement with NSUI he however accepted that they went to meet Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi “Yes we met Rahul Gandhi and there is no ban on us to meet him We got a picture clicked with him We keep meeting him and we have met him 2 months back regarding the funding for PU We had an appointment fixed with Rahul Gandhi and so we went to meet him The allegations made on us that we are involved with NSUI is completely baseless At least the students alleging this should have concrete and relevant evidence to prove this rather than making allegations” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: April 29 2017 11:57 am Samantha will share screen space with Sivakarthikeyan Related News Days after a video showing Samantha Ruth Prabhu practising Silambam went viral on social media it has now been revealed that she has been training in the traditional form of martial arts for an upcoming Tamil film in which she will share screen space with actor Sivakarthikeyan for the first time Silambam is Tamil Nadu’s weapon-based ancient art form and Samantha will be showing off her Silambam skills in the untitled flick which will be directed by Ponram Meanwhile the project marks Ponram’s third collaboration with Sivakarthikeyan after blockbusters like Rajini Murugan and Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam The director is known for doing comedy films set in the rural backdrop It is interesting that Samantha is also playing the lead role in Telugu film starring Ram Charan Teja which is also set in a rural backdrop The shooting of the film is yet to start and the filmmakers are not willing to share any details on the project The film will go on floors on July 16 Read |Samantha Ruth Prabhu celebrates her birthday by watching Baahubali 2 See pics The film will be bankrolled by 24AM Studios It is also producing Sivakarthikeyan’s upcoming film Velaikkaran which has Nayanthara as the female lead The film is directed by Mohan Raja and is said to give the actor a new dimension Recently the makers of Velaikkaran announced that the film which was earlier expected to release during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival will now hit the screens during the Pooja holidays The film also stars Prakash Raj Sneha Rohini RJ Balaji Thambi Ramaiah Yogi Babu and Sathish It also marks the Tamil debut of Malayalam A-lister Fahadh Faasil Because I like a challenge #newhobby #silambam Can’t wait to get better at this #love… http://s.tco/J8KVohy9vU — Samantha Ruth Prabhu (@Samanthaprabhu2) April 20 2017 Samantha meanwhile turned 30 on Friday and she celebrated the occasion by watching director SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion On the work front besides Ram Charan Teja film which is tentatively titled RC11 she is also shooting for Raju Gari Gadhi 2 a horror comedy in which she reportedly plays a ghost In Tamil she is working with National Award winning filmmaker Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Aneethi Kathaigal And she is also part of Savitri’s biopic For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsJind: The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) will contest the upcoming Assembly polls in Delhi party leader and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala said in Jind on Tuesday Representational image AP "INLD will put up five to 10 candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls which the party will contest in association with JD(U)" Chautala told reporters at his party’s office in Jind Chautala said that INLD will only contest the seats in the rural areas of outer Delhi in the 7 February elections He said the party had entered into an understanding with JD(U) with an eye only on the Delhi polls and any decision on the proposal for a merger of Janata Parivar offshoots would be taken by INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala Constituents of the erstwhile Janata Parivar – among them RJD JD(U) SP JD(S) and INLD – are exploring a possible merger to present a united front against the BJP-led NDA alliance The move to join forces was made public in December of last year when SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had hosted a lunch for the leaders of these parties Earlier this month asked about the proposed merger JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav had said that things were "moving in the right direction" but declined to answer as to why it had not happened yet PTI

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