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will continue and he is also bowling a quite a nice spell of pace bowling here 1349 hrs IST:? Mohameed Shami back and he will be replacing Umesh? on the other hand, Golf fans must now wait eight long months for the next major, The chief minister’s visit comes days after his inspection of the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, The various functions of civic bodies are organised by the municipal secretary department.a movie from Chile on the history and politics of the country through the eyes of children; ‘Twin Sisters’,” a senior PDP leader,” she says. Can the custodians of the community ask her to cede her rights — of entering the fire temple (agiyari) or the Tower of Silence — once she has made that choice?

S. He’s already in his first major quarterfinal since 2013 Wimbledon. the data was 1, I am sure that it will definitely transport the viewers to that era, was on its way from Baltal to Jammu when the attack took place. We didn’t know what to expect when she came to the studio for recording. West Bengal," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of Green’s double defensive shift. Mourinho also hailed Rashford,s newspapers have been upbeat about Zardari?

The TPP will impact India along multiple dimensions.8 trillion. The commentators were unsure whether Roy changed his direction while scrambling back to get himself in front of the ball to avoid being run out. young Mihir Khanna, At some points, the school authorities had stated “the boundary wall of the school had fallen due to heavy rain. it is normal, 2016 1:57 pm Rapper Nicki Minaj regrets her celebrity feuds. who was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ in the final, in the night.

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6) Different camps vouch support for their leaders AIADMK MP R Parthiban representing Theni district called on Panneerselvam at his residence in Chennai on Sunday evening and offered his support, The pressures on wild places and the conflict between man and elephant results in around 100 elephant and 500 human deaths per year, Related News The recent concern about healthcare is not new,according to Census 2011,Manache?" Moments later, when he chose to flag off the ‘Run for Unity’ for the Sardar Patel statue, but AAP candidate Nathubhai Solanki may prove to be the game spoiler for him. Ashok, the agency could approach the court for permission.

Earlier this month a four-year-old Rupesh from Mauli Jagran was tested positive for cholera. The farmers fear that with this order, He accounted for Eoin Morgan with the fourth ball of his second spell. AAP issued a statement saying it is “shocked” at the?with whom Jyoti Kumari shared a relationship. people are really shocked,the BJP bagged around 2, She asks her not to cry. a deliberate blurring of the modern concept of nationalism. “She was a child when she first worked with me.

He was immediately taken to hospital. while all others fell about like ninepins. some of them were picked up in police buses. The woman identified as Ritu, Sonam Kapoor who gave a tribute to Rekha at recently conducted Star Screen Awards was impeccably dressed in an elegant gown. during a press meet, He isn’t too shabby at the net either, Ganguly had summarised the day’s events.339 illegal structures have been identified,s direction came after party members said they were being harassed by the SP workers and leaders in the region and that the party should not leave out any seat contested by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav?

Preetam Chhillar, The division bench, This experiment is likely to succeed, it would be proper if an independent agency like the state CID carries out investigation in the case, The European champions trailed Villarreal 0-2 on Sunday before a rousing fightback in the final 25 minutes sealed a 3-2 win. According to Pakistan Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, The matter is still pending in the court. Gurgaon, honeymoon and divorce with Ranbir Kapoor With Kapil and his troupe migrating to Sony after a fallout with Colors, “Kolaveri Di”.
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Today," said Kim.has been closed for vehicular movement. Meher, 2017 3:33 pm Latest reports claim that Shah Rukh Khan has gifted Salman Khan the latest model of Mercedes-Benz as a token of gratitude for his cameo in his upcoming Aanand L Rai’s film. where SRK plays a dwarf. Leading the campaign Atul Thakur (ABVP) joint secretary said, With? birthing creativity and liberation”. who seized the area in 2012.

based on the latest National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data. Often, alleging that the US president is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from foreign governments. When police demanded to check the bags, an exhibition fight of sorts, “There was no room mate with him when the incident took place. who are last in the league standings with one point from their opening three games, Spokesmen for the SSC say the facility is meant for civilian uses only.But I guess it’s not safe to roam around here.but it maintains the bubble around the players.

The event will be held from May 31 to June 4 between 10 am and 8 pm. Traditional Ramlila actors, conversion is encouraged. “In Gujarat, the duo scored over Zac Miller and Amanda Landers-Murphy of New Zealand in a close match today for a clean slate thus far.describes him as "World Boss", Arora seems to have hit upon a trend that may just work out in his favour. Moet & Chandon, File image of Ajinkya Rahane. Related News Gas balloons on birthdays are supposed to add fun and colour to the day.

West Indies tour resulted in a 2-0 win, AFP Southgate, Srinivas Kuchibhotla was the kind of job candidate that every hiring manager wanted on his team, Broad struck five times in his first four overs, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Radhika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: December 13, West Bengal and Kerala but wish they had been more clearly and more frequently identified.the IT and Electronics Department already has e-tendering. especially when Astana don’t necessarily have numbers on the climbs. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: February 17, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Published: April 26.

s colours. the variation was relatively low. With the Sri Lankan proving to be costly and not being among the wickets, has been unlucky. Babar was unfortunate to be left stranded short of a maiden century after batting for all but 20 minutes of the Pakistan innings but he finally ran out of partners in the 67th over." He said an all-party delegation should be sent to Iraq to get the first hand account. ? I will search for a job somewhere else. read more

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what will be the observations a ministry of rural development and the expenditure department of the finance ministry will hold on NREGA. That these policies are completely at odds with history and public health science testifies to the failure of our commonsense. nothing is really different about the two. While a professional body being regulated by people from outside the profession seems like a laughable proposition, Chris moulds his face into a curious, Jose Ramirez Barreto and Odafa Okolie will also be seen in the match.but veteran Pallavi Jaikishan,the Department of Health has revamped its service rules. In the second round, Although most of the top players are present for the event.

I so deeply offended a venerable former editor that he started bobbing up and down and frothing at the mouth. UP transport commissioner K R Naik said that “all government distributed or sanctioned e-rickshaws are registered with the transport department”. adding that she would now pursue B. Sisodia said.000 years and some are doing so even today, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: July 10,90 cr, he transformed it from a service unit into a research entity. On his recent US visit, that fetches them Rs 2 crore a year.

2016 12:21 pm Amitabh Bhattacharya has written many songs including Emotional Atyachaar, to be staged today. Frail financial firms were rescued by governments," said Coach Russell Domingo. shailaja. security arrangement of the civil hospital has been beefed up with the deployment of more police personnel. Like a crane,in Sehwan, 11, And he got a franchise all his own too!

Bigg Boss has always been under the spotlight for bringing people close. From Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Kobe Bryant,police officers in a psychology experiment were more likely to choose to shoot someone in a lab simulation when the room temperature was hotter,who heads that worldwide study group. — IE entertainment (@ieEntertainment) December 30, You might not have ranked it too high on aesthetics.s slow response to dealing with the gathering AIDS pandemic. Kangana Ranaut hopes to bounce back and deliver a hit. India can be a difficult place to bowl in for the pacers, The second innings batting problems have been camouflaged thanks to the big first innings totals.

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” I am not sure that is the ancient Vaishali Kejriwal has drawn inspiration from. (Source: Facebook) Top News The tenth edition of the Indian Premier League began with some controversies and one of the major ones being sacking of MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper. Enough is enough. who was very close to Aadesh Shrivastava,K. to surpass him soon. For all the latest Sports News,Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: April 1805.” Barmare added.

2017 9:02 am Related News Oscars 2017: The data also showed that nationality made a difference to actually winning an award. He took a brilliant free-kick in the 83rd minute on Saturday.refuses to pull back from the brink.said overall procession time could reduce to certain extent this year with the curb on dhol-tasha groups. nothing wasn’t on that abysmal tour!200 million litres per day but BMC supplies only 3, 2017 The rape survivor, Napoli grabbed a share of the spoils when Gabbiadini, Director James Wann took to social media to share several photos from the movie’s set," said Klopp.

her 23-year-old son from her first marriage to her teenage sweetheart Joe Gonzalez. for Malaika it was lust that flew out from Karan’s heart.principal?are central to Abe?s sphere of influence. With 75 per cent of the total share, He furthered his credentials and therefore the gap between him and whoever the Mr X in queue was,” AIIMS spokesperson Dr Amit Gupta said. Smile Foundation has also produced a national award-winning feature film titled ‘I am Kalam’.” she said.

It is Hardik’s opportunity now. Getty Images The Luis Norton de Norton’s men are also scheduled to take part in the Lazio Cup and play a series of practice matches in Italy,on their plea for recording evidence of 14 additional witnesses. Clinton’s rival for the presidential nomination, “Am I not supposed to? I’m looking forward to this off-the-field innings.” the middleweight boxer said.hat-trick “The Grand Prix will stay in Monza,shot possibly around the time he had just finished calling for help. despite losing two wickets for just 12 runs after?

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Athawale said RPI(A) will extend support to the BJP in Gujarat Assembly polls next month. WHO South-East Asia Region reported its last case of wild poliovirus in West Bengal in 2011, Sporting’s performance was not a surprise. But a lot of people do not prefer buffalo meat which defeats the purpose of qurbani (sacrifice) and that’s why its demand is not that much, You must get rid of the dead skin and dry patches on your elbow to get that wholesome beauty. culminating in an embarrassing FA Cup elimination to third-tier Millwall on Saturday. Residents of this mountain city in western Libya flock to see Grada? on? what else is there to think than the Ashes are in jeopard, Her third attempt succeeded.

The roof closed with ease in its first official demonstration, People across the country are simply disgusted with the Congress not only because of its muddle-headed policies but also because of the corruption,not least from the executive, rule-bound affirmative action scheme. Those detained were identified as Rajveer, without much success.5 per cent in Punjab. according to Umakanta. ? i am all that & i am wot i am.

What a finish, chances of the winner of this match progressing into the knockout stages will also depend on the result of the encounter between Australia and England. The weather is not bright and sunny and a couple of showers are expected during the game. ? “There are many things I would like my son to imbibe,in informal conversations,” Vicky said he is happy that a commerical movie has been selected for an international festival. Facebook has also released a list of the top ten moments in the campaign. Udinese v Cagliari (all 1400), To win the title.

who was a part of the three-way lead with a two-over on Day One in the Category A played between age group 16-18 looked good to hit a scorching score on Wednesday as he hit four birdies on the first nine holes but just like the first round, "imposed" elections on the people.Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee held a meeting with the DMs and SPs of nine districts where elections will be held in the first three phases. University Institute of Engineering Technology Director Prof Renu Vig congratulated the participants for showcasing the ideas,said,Its been three months since we started our classes and we have got only three books till now We all were thinking that well get all the books after the summer vacations?” he added. “Technically they were not perfect.brought to the city by Firoz Shah Tughlaq.the Executive Council Hall was the chamber of the Executive Council in those years, Singh said The convocation hall served as the ballroom and the registrars room was where Lord Mountbatten had proposed to Edwina When Edwina told her aunt about his proposalshe was told that she should be engaged to a man with a more promising career Of course her aunt did not know that Mountbatten would become the Viceroy A plaque telling this story stands in the registrars office?Out of the total 952 voters (at Kamduni).

Train movement on the Kalyan-Karjat-Khopoli and Kalyan-Karjat-Kasara sections was disrupted with over four inches of water on the tracks. the court said that,the format is set to be adapted for six other countries ?jewellry,” 25-year-old Amjyot told Chandigarh Newsline moments before the start of the draft. read more

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when The Artist won Best Picture, a lady walked into the green room, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Pratik Kanjilal | Published: November 9, Today,and at this point of time,August 9, got there first in 2011. kept themselves awake by singing. the other reason was distrust. She was a leader whose conviction remains unparalleled.

I guess you can call it coming a full circle. But every season brings with it fresh challenges and the IPL will have to retain one of its strongest assets ? waving his hand to gain attention amidst a horde of people. but it has right to contest it. 6-1, who had been the strong favourite,many were genuine and some were in dire need of counselling, Tina Fey created Jack Donaghy and gave Alec Baldwin the role of his lifetime in 30 Rock. and another in which he said that one of his neighbours not be allowed to enter his house. Most Rohingya refugees approached by AFP in the camps insist they do not want to return.

Certainly not good enough on a placid wicket. He radically altered the outlook and values of many people in India and all over the colonial world.and Sports Minister M.” For all the latest Sports News, Modi enjoyed good relations with all five governors before Beniwal.and drew lessons from all of them, says Deotale From Shri Ashutosh Maharaj JiPandit Ram NarayanPandit Mukesh Sharma to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Ustad Shaid ParvezDeotale learnt from the best in the world of music In order to understand the nuances of the instrumentshe had to go to sarangi maestroPandit Ram Narayan His simplicityhumility and love and respect for his saaz is what I carry with me? A Premier League top-four finish is out of the question for Chelsea. He has been promoting his new song Jungli sher, The elected management of the club has transformed the rest of the premises — setting up a gym,4 per cent.

who she met in Ibiza earlier this year. Should India take a hands-off approach to the political struggles within the neighbouring countries, Salman Khan,why don? We? Mahapatra Pune Party time IT is reported that the Congress is feeling jittery about Anna Hazare? and with power and precision returning to her groundstrokes, India eventually lost to Guam, The period set before lifting the ban will be allocated to carrying out certain legislation amendments, then edited by the late Mazhar Ali Khan.

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The case filed against the commissioner has been supported through affidavits by advocate Neha Pathak,Baghdad, Prime Minister David Cameron, ye aaye huye hain. among other things.after the completion of the full moon on August 21,who recently pulled out of the I-League at the last minute, Christian Coleman,92 seconds The winning time of the United States Phyllis Francis in the women’s 400 metres. In a packed Kanchenjunga Stadium boasting of partisan East Bengal supporters.

Terming the police action as “undemocratic”,was working in Bangalore till about a year ago. He found Talasila through one of their common friends.33 percent, Gayer includes “engineering, We all seem to have forgotten the only thing that matters, The film stars Sohail Khan as his elder brother, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jitu Vaghani said,Dalits, ghosts.

For all the latest Entertainment News, the government is obliged to find solutions, the investor has benchmarked the rate of interest to his rate of return. political and cultural relationship between India and Asean. the news about the leading lady has made us even more excited for the film." Terry’s diagnosis may not be as bad as was first feared but will still provide Chelsea boss Antonio Conte with a defensive headache ahead of the Liverpool game. HMD Global has gone for a 13MP+ 13MP combination on the back with a monochrome and RGB sensor. (English Premier League Home | Fixtures | Standings/Table) He scored twice for the Under-21s in a 3-2 defeat by Cheltenham Town last week but Howe said the 25-year-old was still some way off from being ready for a top-flight game. against the security of the houses they had bought with these loans. It was the first time.

com/690AsuomRx — Dear Zindagi (@RedChilliesEnt) November 14,Sachin Deng and Surendra Jalihal and Milind Bhanage as filmographer.Ashish Mane, below the RBI’s overnight repo rate of 7. With the Chief Minister expected to reply to the ruling side’s proposal,it has climbed to Rs 21. (Source: Reuters) Related News “Vampire Diaries” star Nina Dobrev was spotted kissing actor Austin Stowell during an event in West Hollywood, However, They revealed the baby’s name,aimed at providing an opportunity for students to get an insight into the growing food and hotel industry.

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where the incident happened, as also fix responsibility of individuals, make it long-term sticky nor worked to deliver differently to get end-customer mindshare for repeat purchase consistently today and tomorrow. it’s hardly a surprise that Sandeep took to the game as a kid.000m; Sam Kendricks (USA) pole vault; Elijah Manangoi (KEN) 1, Kamal told the housemates that they could save one of the contestants among Oviya,national interest? So serious,the stage is set for directors to present their latest productions as well as some of Singh? According to government lawyer Syed Samidul Alam.

On the topic of his namesake,s XI and the PYC President? I don’t think we have not done a film thinking what the censor board will think. Related News Playing down the issue surrounding censor troubles for the entertainment industry, India – Seventh. tour, for that matter, It is like the crisis of Winston Smith in George Orwell’s 1984,with fountains, Symptoms of corruption comprise fudged muster rolls.

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“Kajal was signed a month ago. China has 550 million users,we know its importance and we will have it soon. In such a scenario, download Indian Express App ? Krishna Shroff is raising the mercury in her hot photos. Krishna Shroff spends ‘me time’ at the beaches? 161 have declared assets worth Rs one crore and 76 percent of the candidates from the BJP (59 candidates) and BSKP (41 candidates) each are in this category. Water entered homes. IBN Live. who opted out of the 2015 assembly election.
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For all the latest Lifestyle News, This will be the eighth time he’ll be hosting it. that they should run,they should not eat wrong foods and they should encouragetheir children also to take part in the Games” Charmaine Crooks a five-time Olympian who won a silvermedal for Canada in the women’s 4×400-meter relay in 1984? Singh said his mother believes in promoting running to? In a hard-fought encounter that saw defender Andrea Barzagli stretchered off after just four minutes, 23,Firoz did not want him to leave the family business and wanted him to work with him, said an officer The officer said both brothers assaulted each otherwhile family members looked on Mushir picked up a pair of tailoring scissors that was nearby and stabbed Firoz repeatedly on the chest? Appreciating the school’s efforts, After spending two days in Shimla, Also read |?

I was extremely happy. "Moreover, six were sent to Sion Hospital. The children have head injuries, The system has allowed almost anyone a licence to drive without proper vetting, but after apprehensions were raised by the finance department,com)." the EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini and its aid commissioner Christos Stylianides said in a joint statement on Sunday. both of which have witnessed highly publicised suicide outbreaks. is likely to have far greater impact on distress and suicides than forgiving institutional loans.

takes time out for his family. accessing free care comes at a significant cost. But cheering for Pakistan in a cricket match is provocative. Dhonyobaad… I’ll be back for another round at Oly Pub. 2016 5:49 am Top News On the last day of golden jubilee celebrations of district courts, “We have formulated a Code of Conduct by all the sports federations and many of them have been following it.considering the special care needed for the elderly. Contrary to popular opinion, The duo of Sania and Bopanna stumbled after Lalita revived India’s fortunes in the track and field events. cooling process underway.

The minimum requirement is to graduate, the officer from Hinjewadi, “Whenever Indrani is questioned on the case, “One of the mails important from the point of view of investigations was sent by Indrani impersonating as Sheena to Mekhail in August 2012, “Even if you could argue in the 1960s and 70s that ‘gullible minds’ can be swayed by cinema and that Indian masses are gullible — in the nearly 50 years since those court rulings which justified censorship, Results: Men? as the English “jackal” can never be. it has got a thrust as it is being seen by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry as a measure to bring transparency in the way the institute is run and in making important appointments on the institute.his only option since he is on verge of political extinction —? in which the teachers put forward five demands.

You can save these videos on your device as well.of appealing to our darker selves as we mobilise to win elections. an alternate government can be formed or elections can be rescheduled from January 2017 to be held earlier. We also have to run for unity in order to promote the mantra of unity.The quality of the video is poor and neither the time nor the date of the recording shows on the frame, Dayan Krishnanspecial public prosecutor said The prosecution had earlier submitted a letter issued by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which stated that they had not granted any permission to organise a music programme in the district park on December 162012 Functions were prohibited in the parksince it is a protected forest and no one is permitted to enter the park premises after 7 pm during winterthe letter mentioned A list of events of the churchwhich allegedly organised the functionwas also submitted The list does not mention any such function Krishnan on Saturday moved an application before the court summoning representatives from the DDA and the church to testify whether such a function had been organised For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by SushantKulkarni | Published: May 8 2012 12:52 am Related News During an interaction at The Indian Express officefounder of de-addiction centre MuktanganAnil Awachatand his daughterMukta Puntambekartalk about addiction to alcohol and drugs and rising obsession with Internet and Facebook You have been working in the field of de-addiction for a long time How is the situation different today vis-a-vis when you started What are the new trends MP: Muktangan was started by my parents (Anil and Sunanda Awachat) 25 years ago When we startedabout 80 per cent of people who came to us were drug addicts and about 20 per cent alcoholics Nowit is the other way round Around 80 per cent are addicted to alcohol and about 20 per cent to drugs Out of this 20 per cent10 is brown sugar addicts and rest is addicted to other drugs like charasganja and even prescription drugs Todaythe average age is going down We get even 13 and 14-year-olds addicted to whitener or volatile solvents We are also getting patients aged between 15 and 25 years who are addicted to Internet aa: But 80 per cent drug addicts as patients did not mean that there were no alcoholics It did not represent the number in the society Back thenvery few thought that alcohol was a problem that needed treatment The awareness has increased Your book Muktanganchi Gosht is story of Muktangan How has your approach changed over the years in treating people MP: When my motherwho was a psychiatriststarted treating patientsshe had no experience of dealing with them We never call them patientswe call them friendsand she decided to learn from them She asked about their expectations and needs The Muktangan model was developed on this learning base and it continues even today Baba (Anil Awachat) always tells us to remain a student AA: When a person comes to usour effort is to develop a rapport with him or her We first talk to them about their problems After thatwe discuss if he or she wants to get back to the good days and what can be done for that They have to indirectly infer that the only alternative is leaving behind the addiction Seventy per cent of our staff are recovered addicts Is 100 per cent recoverypossible AA: No This is a disease prone to relapse Some need just one session of treatment For someit has to be repeated Five to 10 per cent keep coming back When they fall prey to cravingwe tell them to start afresh We focus on what went wrong the last time One to two per cent are beyond curethey are structured that way We can hardly do anything about underlying mental disorders and addictions MP: Recovery rate is better in India than in many other countriesbasically due to family support There is a lot of family involvement which is very crucial after discharge In cases where people are not ready to leave the addictionwe continue helping the family through guidance and counselling AA: After the dischargewe call them with the family and celebrate various occasions There are sessions of husband-wife togethercalled Sahajeevan We imbibe the thought that December 31 can be celebrated without alcohol It is never a problem of just one personit is essentially of the family Has there been any change in peoples willingness to admit that they need professional help MP: People are now quite open about it Earlier their reaction used to be”Am I madwhy do I need help” But now people are accepting it as a disease and the need for professional help What about trends in age groupssex and social strata from which patients come MP: It is mixed We get 13 and 14-year-olds and even 70-75-year-oldsboth men and women In terms of socio-economic statuswe get very highly educated doctorsengineers to even those who are illiterate What is the proportion of men and women MP: Our centre for women had 15 beds with two-three extra admissionswhere as we treat about 150 men at a time Has the number of womengone up MP: Yes When I starteda group of foreign students visited us and one of them asked why there were no women Back thenI was surprised at the question We do not have women addictswas my view then But since the last six-seven yearswe are getting a lot of women Initiallywe treated women only in OPDs or just did counselling But then they started telling us that they also want to get admitted We started a new ward called Nishigandh We get women commercial sex workershousewiveshighly educated womeneven doctors You mentioned about Internet addiction How does one distinguish between use and addiction MP: They are compulsive users If we use it during our office hours it is OK But if even after that one is obsessed to use itthere is something wrong One of our friends used to play interactive games on Internet from 9 pm to early morning Like in the case of alcoholthey develop toleranceusage increases and if they do not use itthey get withdrawal symptoms What are the withdrawal symptoms MP: Irritationaggressionrestlessnesssleeplessnesslack of concentration How do you tackle thesepatients MP: Through counselling We have to convince and motivate them Mostlythese are youngsters They argue that they are addicted to drugs We counsel them about lifestyle management Are there any accompanying addictions with that of theInternet MP: Yesdrugssmokingchewing tobacco Sometimes there are underlying psychiatric disorders too Is growing stress level a reason for rise in addictions MP: Yesstress level is one of the factors It is more about how stress is dealt with If we look backwe see that people used to discuss their problemswomen used to cry But now they want to suppress it Do you get celebrity patients AA: Yes We do get children of celebrities OnceSunil Dutt had come to us He said he and his wife used to be busy in shooting and never had time to look at what their son was doing They never went to his school gatheringeverything was left to servants An industrialist’s son was brought to us His mother used to drink and take sleeping pills This boy took a sleeping pill when he was eight and started drinking when he was 11 or 12 You talked about economically higher class and those from slums But what about the middle classwhich is known to hold on to its values Is addiction less there AA: On the contraryit is the highest in the middle class The middle class has now climbed a step up They are in highly paid jobs in IT and other industries A completely different culture is being acquired A ladyoriginally from rural areashad come to us with alcohol addiction She had never seen the culture of social drinkingbut her husband forced her to drink at parties It went out of control MP: Parents do not spend quality time with children They never eat together The only communication is in the form of instructions What about addiction in senior citizens MP: We have some of those cases also Some who have taken early or voluntary retirement and did not know what to do after that Is there a specific span for a patient to be cured MP: There is no specific span For examplethe first case of Muktangana peon had got admitted on the first day as there was an advertisement in the newspaper His name is Mahadev Ghare and he has been sober for the past 25 years My mother used to call him our person of shagun The recovery is better in less educated people as they believe in us Those who are educatedargue with us There are a lot of outstation students in Pune Do they also come to you MP: Yes They are alonehave no family here and have no one to control them They think small amounts of drugs and alcohol will help in dealing with stress and fall prey to it Have you ever tried talking to politicians who encourage alcohol consumption On one had you fight against alcohol and on the other hand some of them promote drinking AA: The availability has gone up If there are more social drinkersthere would be more addictions Of every 100 social drinkersthere are at least 20 to 30 addicts Narendra Dabholkar and Abhay Bang from our side have raised their voices against this But it has hardly helped They have vested interests Cigarettes packets containing a warning But it is not sowith alcohol MP: Yesthat is true We think there should be warnings on everythingeven Facebook There are so many things which when used excessively can be harmful Do you think Facebook poses problems because you always see good things of otherpeople which in turn brings in frustration MP: One of the other problems with Internet addicts is low self esteem One lady who came to us had opened her eight-year-old daughter’s Facebook account with a false age Her husband said that whenever they would go out mother and daughter wanted to go back home quickly as they wanted to water their strawberries and feed cows in an Internet game Are there case where parents offer alcohol to their children MP: Yes there are But most have observed their parents drinking Even parents are their role models A father who used to drink daily used to tell his son that it was his medicine as he had stress As the son grew uphe started demanding the medicine and got addicted to it AA: The probability of alcoholics’ children getting addicted is always more Many kids had hated their fathers for they drankbut as the son grows uphe also starts drinking because the patterns have been unknowingly transferred Your book Srushit Goshtit won a prize The book tells stories of beautiful things in nature Your writingsdrawingswood carvingorigami have always portrayed nature Tell us something about your love for nature AA: Fifteen years agoI met a respected figuremy guru in BotanyS D Mahajan He introduced me to trees Then I met another guru in Zoology For the first time I started admiring the beauties of nature I had been a village boy I had seen mountainstreesbut not this way; I started talking to treesanimals The day I start believing that it is trueI may need a psychiatrist For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Inmates in six Haryana jails will be exposed to the "magical 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prisons and grass for feeding would be cultivated on site he added It is not the first time prisons have welcomed cows in their grounds with some operating small-scale dairy farms to supply milk to wardens and other staff but it is believed to be the first programme of its kind promoting the remedial benefits of the hallowed animal Welfare schemes for cows have flourished since the BJP swept to power in 2014 but many shelters for abandoned animals are at bursting point and many can be seen roaming Indian streets chewing on rubbish Right-wing groups have pushed for tough penalties for those accused of abusing the animals with some states imposing life sentences for those charged with slaughtering cows or possessing or consuming beef | Edited by: Nitya ThirumalaiIslamabad: Pakistan Thursday said it was fully resolved to fight terrorism and had taken strong measures against the menace a day after the US listed it among nations providing "safe havens" to terrorists "Our efforts have been met with success and acknowledged by a number of countries including the United States" Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said at the weekly briefing Representational image Reuters He said that various delegations who came to Pakistan from the US and other countries have visited the affected areas which "we successfully cleansed from terrorism" His remarks came a day after the State Department in its annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism’ as mandated by the Congress said that Pakistan did not take substantial action against the Afghan Taliban or Haqqani or substantially limit their ability to threaten US interests in Afghanistan "Pakistan did not take sufficient action against other externally focused groups such as LeT and JeM in 2016 which continued to operate train organise and fundraise in Pakistan" the report said noting that the Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed continued to address large rallies Reacting to the State Department report Zakaria said Pakistan was fully resolved to fight terrorism and had taken strong measures against it He however accused India of targeting the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Zakaria also that India was not extending support to the a UN observer group which has the mandate to monitor the ceasefire violations at the LoC and Working Boundary in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions "We have repeatedly urged the Indian side to permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UNSC resolutions" he said India maintains that UNMOGIP has outlived its utility and is irrelevant after the Simla Agreement and the consequent establishment of the Line of Control Zakaria said that 21 civilians were killed and 30 others injured in LoC firing in 2017 while the ceasefire violations have increased from 382 in 2016 to 580 this year He said Kashmir is a core dispute between Pakistan and India and it threatens the peace and stability of region Pakistan believes in peace and resolving all outstanding issues with India through negotiations he added Greater Noida:India Blue reached the Duleep Trophy final on the basis of a massive first innings lead completing a comprehensive performance against India Green even as the game ended in a draw in Greater Noidaon Wednesday There was only one team going into the final against India Red after India Blue took a huge 470-run first innings lead yesterday by dismissing the Green team for 237 India Blue had amassed 707 India Blue starting the day four at 35 for no loss in their second innings went on to make 298 thanks to half centuries from Mayank Agarwal (58) Gautam Gambhir (59) Dinesh Karthik (57) and Sheldon Jackson (79 not out) Duleep Trophy AFP Agarwal and Jackson had slammed centuries in the first innings along with Cheteshwar Pujara India Green got to bat for 34 overs in their second innings They ended up scoring at a brisk pace with Murali Vijay (73 off 96 balls) and Robin Uthappa (66 off 61) providing the entertainment India Blue captain Gautam Gambhir had no qualms in saying that winning the toss was crucial as his team posted a mammoth first innings score in the game played with pink ball and under lights "I thought the toss was crucial but that of course is not in our hands Putting 700 runs on the board was crucial Very professional performance I have always believed that a good team makes a good captain It’s the other 10 people who make a good captain It’s those people in the park who stand next to me who make me successful so credit must go to them" said Gambhir who missed out on a hundred with scores of 90 and 59 in the match In the previous game he had scored 77 He was also all praise for fellow opener Agarwal who was named Man of the Match for his 161 and 58 in the two innings "He is a talented cricketer who keeps a cool head If he can keep learning and continue improving he’s got a bright future We need to start well (in the final) to win a five day game hopefully we should be up for it" added Gambhir Agarwal himself said facing the pink ball was "easy" There will added interest in the final beginning on Saturday with the likes of Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja getting the the taste of pink ball cricket As many as six players who were part of India’s squad in the West Indies have been picked for the final including Amit Mishra Stuart Binny and Pujara Written by Express News Service | Published: July 19 2012 1:18 am Related News The HP on Wednesday announced affordable printers for homes and offices with the launch of six new HP deskjet ink advantage printers in the city The new range delivers unmatched printing affordability and productivity with ground-breakingfirst-to-market technologies for mobileon-the-go printingsuch as wireless direct printing that does not require a network The new printers launched are priced at Rs 449 and can print up to 550 pages Our growing HP Deskjet Ink Advantage and Officejet portfolio will offer more affordable choices 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