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They were both distinct with the way they cared,Hegde said,Its tough to choose a few I love all my coins?it will be difficult to reduce state taxes on fuel, said Chavan Amid the protestsDeputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said the party has asked the Central government to reconsider the price hike A number of protest rallies were organised by political parties Shiv Sena MLA Abhijit Adsul led an agitation of nearly 200 Shiv Sena members at Kandivali on Friday evening Corporator Sanjay Ambole held a protest outside the Bharatmata Cinema in Lalbaug BJP Mumbai president Raj Purohit said the party has planned a protest rally on Saturday at petroleum house in South Mumbai SimilarlyRPI chief Ramdas Athavale will hold a cycle morcha from Savidhan Bungalow to the Collectors office in protest of the diesel price hike NCP MLA from Thane Jitendra Avhad led a road rally of local party workers on bullock cartsblocking the convoy of cars of Pawar while he was in Thane for a party function For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIf my name had been Ng Ka Long Angus I would spend Friday night heaping every possible curse I could dream up upon the name of Lee Chong Wei It was a cleverly executed charade that the Malaysian veteran put up on Friday at the Sheikh Hamdan Indoor Stadium while losing his final group match to South Korea’s Son Wan Ho— a result which ensured that both Lee and Son qualified for the men’s singles semi-finals of the year-ending Dubai World Superseries Finals leaving Hong Kong’s Angus Ng gnashing his teeth in despair The Korean won at 13-21 22-20 21-15 in a 75-minute encounter that often bordered on the farcical Following the last-minute withdrawal of two-time former world champion and 2016 Olympic gold medalist Chen Long Group ‘A’ had been reduced to a three-horse race with the top two slated to go through to the play-off semi-finals File image of Lee Chong Wei Reuters It had been known before the Lee-Son match that Angus who beat Son in three games but had lost earlier to Lee in two straight games had a record of one win and one loss with a 2-3 aggregate of games won against games lost If Lee were to beat Son he would have ended up the group leader with two wins without a defeat while the Korean would be on the plane home with two straight defeats and no victories The pre-match calculations showed that Lee needed to win a solitary game against Son to finish atop the group even if he lost the remaining two games for a 3-2 aggregate In other words Lee had to allow the Korean to win their match in three games to pull him up to a 3-3 aggregate and pip Angus on the countback And that is how the whole affair was stage-managed Despite leading by a massive 13-3 margin in both of the first two games and pocketing the opener comfortably after allowing Son to narrow the margin somewhat Lee appeared to stumble on the court midway through the second game and ended up sprawled on his back Thereafter he literally played at half-pace even engaging his rival in lengthy baseline-to-baseline tossing rallies in the time-honoured style of a ‘marker’ and making little effort to regain his aggressive mien of the opening game Let me assert here that the Malaysian carefully did nothing that could have induced the game’s watchdogs to suggest that he had deliberately tanked the match The current world No 2 stayed strictly within the framework of the rules and did play the occasional point with his normal aggression and verve— ostensibly to show that he was still there But for the most part of the second half of the match he was content to let the Korean top seed dictate the trend of the tortoise-paced rallies What was Lee’s motive in shepherding Son into the semi-finals at the expense of the hapless Angus Was it that he feared Hong Kong’s world No 9 more than the Korean presently ranked fifth on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) ladder The head-to-head records will show that the Malaysian a four-time winner of the year-ending Superseries finals had equally imposing records against both his antagonists in Group ‘A’ Before embarking on the match that is under our scanner he boasted an 11-2 winning record in 13 meetings against Son including victories in seven of their most recent eight matches Against Angus Lee’s record stands at 6-1 the sole aberration being a narrow three-game loss to the Hong Kong player in the China Open last month Insofar as this particular competition is concerned Lee had ambled to a facile 21-14 21-13 win over Angus on Wednesday the opening day of the five-day event While it is difficult to read the mind of the inscrutable Malaysian who still holds the world record for most weeks at the top of the BWF rankings it is possible that Lee had found the essentially defensive Son an even easier opponent to handle than the bustling Angus judging by the runaway leads he built up in each of the first two games against the Korean Ergo he was willing to take a 50 percent chance of facing the same opponent in the play-off semi-finals on Saturday Ever since the unsavoury episode of two women’s doubles combinations being disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics for ‘throwing’ their respective final group matches in order to ensure meeting a weaker pair in the play-offs lots are drawn to determine the semi-final opponents of the two group leaders As luck would have it Saturday’s men’s singles semi-finals will witness a repeat of the group matches in which Lee Chong Wei will cross swords with Son Wan Ho while Viktor Axelsen takes on his young unbeaten Chinese conqueror in Group ‘B’ Shi Yuqi The latter two stalwarts eked out three-game triumphs over Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen and India’s Kidambi Srikanth on Friday Chou had the distinction of dragging the Danish world champion over the full distance winning the second game of their 67-minute contest which ended with the score reading 21-16 14-21 21-15 in Axelsen’s favour The most heart-warming feature of this absorbing contest was the sporting manner in which the towering Dane intentionally served short to Chou midway through the second game after the chair umpire had failed to notice an infringement caused by Axelsen’sracquet touching the net in the course of a lightning tap and obstinately refused to award the point to the Hong Kong player As for Srikanth he ended a most depressing campaign in the desert emirate with his third consecutive loss in Group ‘B’ which he had entered seeded second The 17-21 21-19 14-21 defeat at the hands of Shi was his first loss to the upcoming 21-year-old Chinese player in four career meetings Agreed it was an inconsequential match the result of which had no bearing on any aspect except determining which of the two Shi or Axelsen would end up top of the group Had Srikanth won in two straight games he would have deprived the Chinese player of the top spot in the group which would have gone to Axelsen on a countback of games won against games lost The Indian however played as if his mind were submerged in a fog In the closely contested opening game when the lead changed hands several times Srikanth let Shi draw away from 16-all to win five of the final six points The 24-year-old Andhra native sparked briefly to life when down 18-19 in the equally tight second game and claimed it with a three-point burst However all fight seemed to leave Srikanth’s body from 5-all in the decider His listless display permitted Shi to draw away to 11-6 at lemon-time and widen the gap further to 16-9 without any real exceptional play A brief spark from the Indian at 12-18 only served to slightly narrow the final margin of defeat “Honestly I tried my best to get my teeth into the match but it was hard to raise a gallop in what was a dead rubber” said a despondent Srikanth who had also lost all his three matches in the 2015 edition of the year-ending grand finals “Dubai has not been a happy hunting ground for me I have to just accept the fact and move on” The sole motivation for Srikanth to stay on in Dubai for another two days would be to cheer compatriot PV Sindhu as she makes a bid for the women’s singles crown For Angus however staying even an additional day in the desert emirate would be tantamount to inviting more heartburn— as he would in all likelihood have to watch Lee perform a clinical hatchet job on the 29-year-old Korean he surrendered to in such controversial circumstances only a day earlier Players up for auction (from left to right) Karanjit Singh Thoi Singh Jackichand Singh Sunil Chhetri Eugeneson Lyngdoh Arata Izumi Rino Anto at the Indian Super League 2015 Players Auction at Palladium Hotel Mumbai Sachin Gokhale/FirstpostWritten by AMRUTA LAKHE | Mumbai | Updated: April 22 2014 1:47 pm The photo-blog is inspired by American photographer Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Related News As they walked into Happy Home and School for the Blind in Worli Karishma Mehta and Siddharta Mukerji spotted a boy making his way to his next class Mehta sensed something different about the boy and approached him for a photograph The boy visually-impaired allowed his hands to trace the school’s walls to finds his favourite room where they could get “a better shot” of him When they started chatting about his favourite subject he brought out an acoustic guitar He enthusiastically played his favourite tunes on the instrument singing along Barely two hours after the meeting his picture was posted on Humans of Bombay a photo-blog The caption read: “Music fills you up with joy it touches your soul You’ll hear me on the radio one day” The photo-blog is inspired by American photographer Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York (HoNY) which he started in 2010 The idea was to roam a city’s streets and dig out the stories of its inhabitants Mehta an economics and business graduate from London wanted to do something similar in Mumbai She usually poses questions to interesting people she meets on the streets about their lives Later their answers — at times sad funny and hard-hitting — are uploaded with their photographs Started in January Humans of Bombay has nearly 40000 followers on their Facebook page with more than 135 posts already “Initially people were not open to a stranger photographing them But I had the HoNY page open and showed them the format They slowly warmed up to it” she says Mehta however never asks names of her subjects “The idea is to keep the people unnamed because they could be anyone” she says The pictures that go along with the posts add a charm of their own Mukerji’s brief for the photos is clear: “Natural photos without any frills” explains Mukerji who is a freelance photographer Initially Mehta chose simple questions “Are you new to Bombay” “Have you ever been in love” “What is the craziest thing you have done” The answers were cheerfully candid One post read: “I shifted to Bombay only seven months ago Don’t laugh but one of the main reason I came here was because Marine Drive was on my bucket list” A middle-aged Parsi man an arm around his wife said “On our first date she was wearing flats instead of heels I knew right then that this woman was both — caring and understanding She didn’t want me to look too short” Soon Mehta and Mukerji got better at the job and the questions changed: “What has been your most painful struggle”; “Which is your happiest memory”; “Do you believe in God” When they get the questions right people open up Mehta says “My happiest moment was finding myself The more I started loving who I am the more I found myself” a post of a young man reads Another says: “Mine (happiest moment) was when a non-verbal autistic child I had worked with throughout college said my name for the first time” A woman smiles warmly into the camera: “I had a really fatal accident some years ago My happiest moment was when I could walk again after” A recent upload that received record hits is of a young woman wearing bright orange shorts “I love the fact that I roam around in shorts in Bombay — that didn’t happen too often in Delhi” she says The blog also tries to capture the city’s mood A case in point their post of two men in an embrace with their quote: “Decriminalise Section 377” after the Supreme Court in a ruling in December 2013 upheld the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code Their latest posts are themed around the elections In one an old man who has lost faith in the country’s politicians says “…India was better off under the British rule because people didn’t have to overpay for basic things like food and commuting” Though the page is growing in popularity and reach Mehta has bigger plans “After we have about 5-6 lakh followers we plan to publish a book with some favourites” she says “For that we need to collect more stories” she says The drive to keep working comes from the stories of struggle that people have to tell struggles from which they have come out smiling For instance two days after the post of the visually-impaired boy radio stations called her up to ask for his details “They worked it out He’ll be on air this month” says Mehta [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by VIDYA PRABHU | Published: October 25 2012 2:22 am Related News Aiming at raising money in an unconventional fashionID is a rare independent film A couple of friends share a rented apartment in the bustling city of Mumbai One fine daya labourer turns up to paint a wall in their house and minutes laterhe falls unconscious on their floor This is the starting point of the film IDwhich tracks the quest of protagonist Charu (one of the room-mates) as she sets out to discover the labourer’s identity Scripted and directed by Film and Television Institute of India’s alumnus Kamal KMthis film is fascinating on many fronts At one levelthe story deals with issues of identity at a time when there’s an ever-widening divide between the different strata in the society “The idea for this film occurred to me when my friend narrated this experience where a labourer working at her house collapsed in the midst of work This man had no form of identification on him and she didnt know how she’d seek medical help for him I realised that I was also one of these peoplewho come to the city in pursuit of a better life” says Kamalwho then got thinking and made this film in September this year within a period of 18 months Since thenwith its motley cast and crew (led by actor Geetanjali Thapawho plays Charu)ID has been making waves in the festival circuit including Busan International Film Festival this year and Abu Dhabi Film Festival Back homeit was screened on Monday (October 22) at InoxNariman Point as part of the Mumbai Film Festival But what sets this independent film — with a running time of around 80 minutes — apart from the rest is the fact that it claims to be a bucket film.Review!Australia review after umpire gives not out on a leg-before appeal The impact is outside off and the ball is also missing off-stumps Stays not out 1530 hrs IST:200 comes up forIndia as Rahane and Ashwin go for counter attack Brilliant stuff from the two?plenty of time left.
who is also governor of Punjab and Haryana.