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also caught fire and later exploded. the Premier League club have announced. With regard to appointment of bureaucrats, but in a way it’s easy too. Another party leader said senior JD(U) leaders like Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav may visit Varanasi to campaign in support of the candidate that the party will support. They will support a secular candidate against Modi in Varanasi.” he said adding that it will also boost the economy status of farmers of the region. diplomatic tensions have taken a toll on sporting rivalries between the two neighbouring nations and last year’s Junior Hockey World Cup in Lucknow was a witness to that after Pakistan could not participate in the event following visa issues. “The fact is that FICA has advised cricket boards and players not to tour Pakistan at this time because of security fears.” he said.

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The 26-minute-long Bengali film is an adaptation of a folktale,Van Helsing?which starred Hugh Jackmangrossed USD 300 million worldwide in 2004 Howeverthe Stephen Sommers-directed movie was dubbed a creative failure and a potential franchise for the film had been abolished The new version will likely be shot after Cruise wraps his other project “All You Need Is Kill” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Priyanka Sundar | New Delhi | Updated: July 12 2017 10:35 am Samantha Ruth Prabhu plays the role of a village belle in her upcoming film opposite Sivakarthikeyan Related News Samantha Ruth Prabhu started shooting for the untitled Ponram directorial quite recently The film also stars Sivakarthikeyan and this is the first time that the two actors will be seen sharing screens pace The film is being shot in Thenkasi and Sam plays the role of a village belle in this one So when she took to Instagram to post a picture of herself from the sets of the film we did expect to see a desi avatar She captioned the pretty picture “No day is the same #shootdiaries #theshowmustgoon #tenkasi #tamilnadu” Interestingly it was for this film that the actor had been training in the traditional martial art Silambam We wonder what this has to do with her role in a romantic comedy Sivakarthikeyan has previously worked with Ponram on Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam which was the actor’s vehicle to fame as a commercial lead actor Sam on the other hand will be working with the director for the first time The movie is being produced by 24 AM studios the same banner under which Remo – Sivakarthikeyan’s last outing was released In fact if one had to look at the production company’s filmography it looks like they are dedicated to producing the Maan Karate actor’s films alone Sivakarthikeyan is also looking forward to the release of Velaikkaran opposite Nayanthara this year which also happens to be produced by the same banner Meanwhile Samantha is working on multiple projects including the upcoming bilingual biopic of veteran actor Savitri She will also be seen in Rangasthalam 1985 opposite Ramcharan and Raju Gari Gadhi 2 in Telugu In Tamil she will be seen in Mersal Irumbu Thirai and Aneethi Kathaigal other than the biopic For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Mandira Kala | Published: August 14 2013 12:03 am Related News The monsoon session is UPA 2s last chance to pass anti-graft legislation The monsoon session of Parliament started on a stormy note last week Question hour was disrupted on most days and only one government bill was passed There are 11 days left in the session and more than 40 bills pending for parliamentary approval With the 15th Lok Sabha drawing to an endthis session is being viewed as a make or break session for the government to get its legislative agenda through Parliament Since 2010there has been much debate in Parliament on corruption and an important part of the governments legislative agenda was the introduction of nine bills in the Lok Sabha to address corruption and improve governance through effective delivery of public services Three of these bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha and are currently pending before the Rajya Sabha These include legislation to address corruption in public officeenforce standards and accountability in the judiciary andprotect whistleblowers The government has proposed amendments to each of these bills that the Rajya Sabha will have to consider and pass If the Rajya Sabha passes these bills with amendmentsthey will be sent back to the Lok Sabha for approval It is difficult to assess in what timeframe these bills will become lawgiven that both Houses need to agree on the amendments The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill creates a process for receiving and investigating corruption complaints against public officialsincluding the prime ministerministers and members of Parliamentand prosecuting these in a timebound manner The government amendments include allowing states the flexibility to determine their respective Lokayuktas and giving the Lokpal power of superintendence over the CBIif the case has been referred by him A mechanism to protect whistleblowers and create a process for receiving and investigating complaints of corruption or wilful misuse of discretion against a public servant are proposed under the Whistleblowers Protection Bill2010 The amendments proposed by the government prohibit whistleblowing if the disclosure of information affects the sovereignty of the country and its strategicscientific and economic interest The Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill requires judges to declare their assetslays down judicial standards and establishes processes for the removal of judges of the Supreme Court and high courts The bill is not listed in the governments legislative agenda for the monsoon session and media reports suggest that the government intends to make amendments to it In the arena of strengthening governance and effective delivery of public servicesthere are three bills currently pending in Parliament The Citizens Charter Bill confers the right to timebound delivery of goods and services on every citizen and creates a mechanism for redressing complaints on such matters The Electronic Delivery of Services Bill mandates that Central and state governments shall deliver public services electronically no later than eight years of the enactment of the law The parliamentary standing committee had highlighted that the Citizens Charter Bill and Electronic Delivery of Services Bill have an inherent overlapwhich the government would have to resolve While the former is listed for passing in this sessionthe government plans to withdraw the latter and replace it with a new bill This new bill is not part of the list that is up for consideration and passing this session To create a reliable method of identifying individuals to facilitate their access to benefits and services the National Identification Authority of India Bill was introduced in Parliament to provide unique identification numbers (aadhaar) to residents of India This bill has not been listed for parliamentary approval during this session Two other pending bills do not find place in the governments legislative agenda for the session either These include legislation that curbs the holding and transfer of benami property and regulates the procurement process in government departments to ensure transparencyaccountability and probity The Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials Billwhich imposes penalties on Indian companies and individuals who bribe officials of a foreign government or international agencyis listed for passing this session Each of these nine bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha If they are not passed by both Houses before the 15th Lok Sabha is dissolved in 2014no matter where they are in the legislative processthe bills will lapse This implies that the entire legislative process will have to start all over againif and when there is political will to legislate on these issues in the 16th Lok Sabha The challenges in getting legislation passed by Parliament are manygiven that its overall productive timeespecially time spent on legislationis decreasing TypicallyParliament spends about 25 per cent of its time debating legislationbut in the past few years this average has declined to 15 per cent While the time lost by the House due to frequent adjournments is difficult to make upparliamentarians will have to cautious about passing bills without the rigours of parliamentary debate It is uncertain what the trajectory of the anti-corruption legislation in Parliament will be enacted as law or resigned to a pool of lapsed legislation The writer is head of research at PRS Legislative Research [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | 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