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It is estimated that there are more than 2 million Muslims in Assam who trace their roots to Bangladesh. “When I got the news,60 lakh, Singh said on Tuesday as he showed the bill purportedly issued by the tailor to the mediapersons Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia also hit out at the BJP saying the mask the party is wearing will be removed by the people of the state in the Assembly polls For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAssam stun Delhi by 5 wickets Guwahati:Riding on their team’s good bowling show Assam outplayed table-toppers Delhi by 5 wickets in a low-scoring Group A encounter to notch up their third win of the Ranji Trophy cricket season on Wednesday Chasing 165 for a win Assam who started the fourth and final day on 70 for three achieved their target in the second session with man-of-the-match Arun Karthik unconquered on 55 Delhi slumped to their first loss of teh season The victory though was set up by their bowlers who bundled the visitors for 149 after putting the Gautam Gambhir-led side into bat Assam players pose for a group photo after winning the Ranji match against Delhi at Barshapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday PTI New-ball bowlers Krishna Das (4-38) and Arup Das (3-49) shared seven wickets each to rattle the Delhi top-order The Gokul Sharma-led Assam then took a slender lead after posting 157 in their first innings Karthik top-scored with a gritty 81 Delhi bowlers Manan Sharma (4-41) and Pradeep Sangwan (3-33) made it count at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium But Delhi’s second batting outing was also a short affair after the Assam bowlers once again made life difficult for the visiting batsmen who could only muster 172 Even though Unmukt Chand scored a gutsy 44 in the second innings Gambhir who managed 4 and 0 in the first and second innings respectively failed to lead by example Left-arm spinner Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad and leg-spinner Amit Verma bagged three wickets each while Krishna and Gokul picked two apiece The Delhi bowlers once again tried to make a match in the final innings but the fourth-wicket 83-run partnership between Karthik and Rahul Hazarika (59) helped the hosts bag six points Assam are closing the gap on Delhi (24 points in 7 matches) with 22 points in 6 games with third-placed Vidarbha also having the same number of points but a game more in their bucket Two more rounds to go and both the teams have put themselves in a strong position to secure a quaterfinals berth from Group A Brief Scores:Delhi 149 and 172 Assam 157 and 168/5 in 56 overs (Rahul Hazarika 59 Arun Karthik 55 not out; Manan Sharma 2-51) Points: Assam 6 Delhi 0 Mumbai notch up six-wicket win over Railways Mumbai: Hosts Mumbai took up the challenge set by Railways to score at above four an over and notched up a comprehensive six-wicket victory in the four-day Group B Ranji Trophy game on Wednesdayto move to the top of the table again Set a stiff task of scoring 295 in a minimum of 70 overs after Railways declared their second innings closed at 408 for 4 the 40-time champions raced to victory with six overs to spare File image of Aditya Tare Agencies Opener Akhil Herwadkar (75) who scored 145 in their first essay and in-form batsman Shreyas Iyer (91) laid the platform with a fourth-wickert stand of 143 in 183 balls that brought down the asking rate to less than four Though the home team lost both these batsmen and Suryakumar Yadav skipper Aditya Tare struck form with a fluent 71 not out and also put on an unconquered partnership of 95 for the fifth wicket in 82 minutes and 124 balls to help Mumbai win on a canter The only time Mumbai faced some anxiety during the run-chase was when left-arm spinner Sagar Mishra caught and bowled Herwadkar who struck 7 fours and a six in his 111-ball knock and Yadav in successive overs Mumbai later lost Iyer who batted fluently once again to carry on from his first innings 57 and struck 5 fours and 2 sixes in his 112-ball innings when 96 runs were needed four minutes before tea The hosts 203 for 4 at the break did not take their feet off the pedal and romped home with both Tare who hit 7 fours in 82 balls and Lad flaying the attack with impunity Railways were let down by their fielders with four chances going abegging three of them off Herwadkar off trump card – leg spinner Karn Sharma who ended up with only Iyer’s wicket while going for over 100 runs Sharma also did not get the sort of purchase he secured in the first innings when he picked up 7 for 91 While Mumbai picked up six points to take their tally to 26 Railways are out of the reckoning with just 6 points Brief Scores:Railways 217 and 408 for 4 decl (S Wakaskar 185 V Cheluvaraj 133 not out; V Dabholkar 3 for 115) Mumbai 331 and 295 for 4 (A Herwadkar 75 S Iyer 91 A Tare not out 71 S Lad not out 41; S Mishra 2 for 53) UP grabs 3 points against TN in Ranji Kanpur: Owing to their first innings lead Uttar Pradesh grabbed three points against Tamil Nadu after their Group B match ended in a draw at the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament on Wednesday Abhinav Mukund (71) and Baba Aparajith (71) shared a 135-run opening partnership to help Tamil Nadu post 212 for four in their second innings on the fourth and final day while chasing UP’s 391 at Green Park here Resuming their second innings at 5 for no loss Tamil Nadu rode on the opening partnership between Mukund and Aparajith While the former cracked 10 boundaries Aparajith hit eight fours Skipper Mukund was the first to be dismissed when he was caught by Dwivedi off Rajpoot’s bowling Aparajith and new man Dinesh Karthik (38) then tried to stitch a partnership before the former was removed by Saurabh Kumar in the 67th over Saurabh then got rid of V Shankar (0) in his next over as Tamil Nadu slipped to 171 for three Once B Indrajith (21) was trapped infront of wicket by Akshdeep Nath the two teams signed truce Brief Score:Uttar Pradesh: 348 & 273/5d Tamil Nadu: 231 & 212/4 in 84 overs (A Mukund 71 BAparajith 71; Saurabh Kumar 2/30) RP Singh 5-wkt haul helps Guj beat MP by 153 runs Surat: Paceman RP Singh’s five-wicket haul on the final day helped Gujarat secure a 153-run victory over Madhya Pradesh in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Wednesday RP Singh ran through Madhya Pradesh’s batting line-up in their chase of 314 as the visiting side were shot out for 160 in just 495 overs Resuming the day at four for no loss MP needed another 310 runs on the final day but that proved to be a tall task in the face of a brilliant bowling show by Gujarat led by RP Singh at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium MP lost half of their batsmen at 32 runs and they never recovered from there Only Ankit Sharma provided Gujarat with some lower-order resistance by scoring 55 The next highest contributor was number 10 batsman Ankit Khuswah who made 29 RP Singh’s 5 for 33 in the second innings — and match figures of 7 for 74 — earned him the Man-of-the-Match award Gujarat collected six points from the win while MP got none Brief Scores:Gujarat: 311 & 202 for 9 declared Madhya Pradesh: 200 & 160 all out in 495 overs (Ankit Sharma 55; R P Singh 5/33) Haryana draw against Odisha Rohtak: Forced to follow on Haryana managed to sneak away with a draw after making 250/4 on the fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against Odisha on Wednesday Overnight 42/1 in the second innings after being bowled out for 216 in the first essay Haryana’s batsmen put up an improved show to hold on for a draw This was in reply to Odisha’s mammoth first innings total of 529 for 6 declared Nitin Saini (64) Chaitnya Bishnoi (86) and Rohit Sharma (42) were the notable performers for the home side helping it notch up a point from the match Saini and Bishnoi put together a partnership of 86 runs for the second wicket to give a sound foundation before the Haryana middle-order chipped in with useful contributions For Odisha who picked up three points Suryakant Pradhan and Dhiraj Singh picked up two wickets apiece Brief Scores:Odisha: 529/6d Haryana: 216 and 250/4 (f/o) in 103 overs (Nitin Saini 64 Chaitnya Bishnoi 86 Suryakant Pradhan 2/56) Services-Hyderabad settle for draw in Group C New Delhi: Hosts Services’ effort to set up an outright win went in vain as their Ranji Trophy Group C match against Hyderabad ended in a tame draw on Wednesday Resuming the day at the 77 for three Services overnight batsmen – Yashpal Singh and Amit Pachhara – started patiently and the runs started flowing after Pachhara was run out No 9 batsman Diwesh Pathania came up with a late blitzkrieg with a 29-ball 42 a knock that featured four fours and two sixes as Services eventually declared their second innings 217 for seven thereby setting Hyderabad a target of 299 in 55 overs for an outright win Hyderabad who have not won a match in the season got off to an aggressive start but lost Tanmay Agarwal in the sixth over subsequently prompting them to shut up shop Akshath Reddy continued from where he left in the first innings and scored an unbeaten half-century — 72 off 188 balls Hyderabad finished their second innings at 140 for three in 43 overs Kamal Passi (2/34) picked up two wickets for Sevices as they climbed to third on the points table in Group C with 20 points Services pocketed three points from the match by virtue of first innings lead while Hyderabad returned home with one point Brief Scores:Services: 353 & 217 for seven decl in 57 overs (Yashpal Singh 41; Chama Milind 2/42) Hyderabad: 272 & 140 for three in 43 overs (Akshath Reddy 72 not out; Kamal Passi 2/34) Bengal earn three points in drawn match against Maharashtra Pune:Putting up a much better show Bengal bowlers took wickets swiftly on the final day to ensure that they get first innings lead against Maharashtra and walk away with three points on Wednesday Maharashtra started at a strong position of 296 for three but were all out for 406 as left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha took three wickets It was crucial for Maharashtra that overnight batsmen Rahul Tripathi (132) and Ankit Bawne (65) continue in the same way they batted on Tuesday but they could not Pratap Singh castled Bawne and Tripathi was dismissed by Mukesh Kumar in same fashion Once the two batsmen departed it was easy for Bengal to wrap up the Maharashtra innings Bengal scored 100 for in their second innings with opener Abhimanyu Easwaran remaining unbeaten on 53 Brief Scores:Bengal 528/8d and 100 for 1 in 33 overs Maharashtra 406 all out in 1292 overs (R Tripathi 132;P Ojha 3/73) Sarwate sets up Vidharbha’s 8 wkt win over Rajasthan Nagpur: Left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate is witnessing a fabulous debut season as his second first-class five-wicket haul in four games set up Vidharbha’s emphatic eight-wicket win over Rajasthan in a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match here today Sarwate’s second first-class five-for now takes him to 25 wickets in four games which helped Vidarbha to register their third win of the season Sarwate finished with impressive figures of five 58 to finish with seven wickets in the match Chasing a paltry 199 for an outright win Ganesh Satish (61 not out) and captain S Badrinath (70 not out) struck unbeaten half-centuries to overwhelm the target in in 614 overs for the loss of just two wickets Defending the total Rajasthan needed early wickets to make a match against a batting line-up that featured three of the best professionals in the Ranji circuit Although Wasim Jaffer did not bat Satish and Badrinath combined for an unbeaten 127 runs for the third wicket to seal the game in Vidharbha’s favour Earlier Sarwate needed only one ball on the fifth day to wrap up Rajasthan’s second innings on their overnight score of 226 Besides Sarwate Umesh Yadav had taken a hat-trick in the first innings By virtue of the six points which they earned after today’s victory Vidarbha consolidated their place at the third position on the Group A points table Vidharbha now have 22 points from seven same as Assam who have played only six matches Brief Scores:Rajasthan: 216 & 226 all out in 781 overs (Ashok Maneria 76 Vineet Saxena 54; Aditya Sarwate 5/58) Vidharbha: 247 & 199 for two in 614 overs (S Badrinath 71 not out Ganesh Satish 61 not out; Tanveer-Ul-Haq 1/21) HP secure three points despite Saurashtra fightback Rajkot: Himachal Pradesh secured three points for gaining first innings lead despite a valiant effort from the Saurashtra lower order in a Group C Ranji Trophy match that ended in a draw here today Saurashtra resuming the day at 261/6 went on to make 437 in their first innings but it was not enough to overcome Himachal Pradesh’s 551 Jaydev Shah who was 96 overnight rallied on to make 142 off 358 balls in a marathon effort that in vain His innings comprised 12 fours and four sixes Getting past the visitors’ total was anyway going to be a daunting task for Saurashtra but their tail-enders Jaydev Unadkat (54) and Kamlesh Makvana (38 not out) put up a spirited show to make the game exciting Brief scores:Himachal Pradesh 1st innings: 551 Saurashtra 1st innings: 437 all out in 172 overs (Jaydev Shah 142 Jaydev Unadkat 54; Rishi Dhawan 2/68 Akash Vasisht 3/101) PTI Written by Garima Rakesh Mishra | Pune | Published: December 20 2015 12:26 am Related News Shyam (12) and Babru (11) are brothers who hail from a normal middle-class family Noticing that their elder son is feminine in mannerisms the parents get caught in social dilemma When all their efforts of “correcting” Shyam seem to go in vain the couple decide to send him away from family However the young boy Babru stands by his brother and shows courage to fight not just his parents but also the society That’s the storyline of Marathi film Koti that will be screened at National Film Archive of India on December 20 at 3 pm Among other prominent personalities the screening will be attended by nearly 200 transgenders from Pune and Shirur Through the story of Shyam the film which has done the rounds of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) under Indian Panorama section and Kolhapur International Film Festival 2015 throws light on the struggles in a transgender’s life “When Rajesh Durge (writer of Koti) narrated the story to me it touched my soul I could connect with it About two years ago I myself had come across a boy like the character Shyam in a village where one of my family members worked as a doctor I got to know that the boy’s parents would often beat him up for ‘behaving like a girl’ One day just to threaten his parents he poured kerosene on himself and lit a matchstick However he accidentally caught fire and suffered so much burns that he succumbed to injuries This made me wonder how under societal pressures parents disown their own children if he is a transgender” says Suhaas Bhosale director of the film that was shot in April in Ralegan Siddhi and Shirur district The film stars Aadnyesh Mudshingakar Divyesh Medge Vinita Kale and Sanjay Kulkarni It is produced by Pune-based Dr Santosh Pote The director says that it was during filming of Koti that his own perspective towards transgenders underwent a sea change While earlier he would get intimidated in their presence he has now built a rapport with them “When we accept a boy as a boy and a girl as a girl why can’t we accept a transgender the way he is Because they are not accepted in society like normal people they are forced to resort to prostitution or begging It’s heartbreaking to think how a small child is given to transgenders by parents because he is ‘unfit’ for their society” says 39-year-old Bhosale who has 15 years of theatre experience Besides he has also worked in various short films TV serials and films as technical director in the past Koti is his debut Marathi film as a director The screening of Koti at NFAI will be attended by Girish Bapat Guardian Minister for Pune and renowned transgender activist and social worker Laxmi Narayan Tripathi as special guests among other personalities For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Minxin Pei | Published: September 7 2011 2:11 am Related News As the world marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 112001the question on most peoples minds is: how has 9/11 changed the world To Americansthe answer is easy: 9/11 has changed everything But people outside the United States will beg to differ 9/11 has definitely changed the United States it has become a more inward-looking countryobsessively focused on its securitypolitically polarised and militarily and fiscally overextended The world outside the United Statesto be surehas also greatly changed Some of the changessuch as the rise of major emerging-market countries (India and Brazil being the best examples)the decline of Europe and the continuing stagnation of Japanhave nothing to do with 9/11 Other momentous events the American invasion of Iraq and the decade-long war in Afghanistan were direct results of 9/11 More ambiguous is the remarkable rise of China in the past decade How did 9/11 affect Chinas rise Before we answer this intriguing questionwe must first take a look at the extent of Chinas gains in economic power and military capabilities since 9/11 In 2001the Chinese GDP was $116 trillion based on the exchange rate at that time; by 2010it had expanded four times to $604 trillion (using current exchange rate) In the same decadeChinese foreign trade grew six timesfrom $500 billion to $3 trillion Its foreign exchange reserves rose from $212 billion in 2001 to $32 trillion in July 2011 Rising wealth enabled China to boost its military spending four-fold The official defence budget increased from $17 billion in 2001 to $78 billion in 2010 (Real military expenditures are much higher) Needless to saysuch rapid economic advance has dramatically closed the gap between China and the United States In 2001the size of the Chinese GDP was roughly one-tenth of the American GDP In 2010it was about 45 per cent (based on exchange rate) In 2001Washingtons coffers were bulging with budgetary surpluses By 2010the United States was running deficits equal to 10 per cent of GDP Not coincidentallythe past decade saw China becoming Americas largest creditor In 2001Beijing held about $160 billion in US Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities By the end of 2010Chinese holdings ballooned to close to $2 trillion Of coursethe Chinese themselves would be indignant about the mere suggestion that China has been a beneficiary of 9/11 They would argue that it was their hard worknot Americas tragedythat has made the Chinese economic miracle To a large extentthey are undoubtedly right Beijings single-minded focus on economic growththe dynamism and entrepreneurship of the Chinese people and the growing capabilities of Chinese firms have been the driving force behind Chinas stunning economic rise in the last decade But could China have gained so much economically without an extremely benign external environment since 9/11 The answer is definitely no What 9/11 did was to reset Washingtons strategic priority in a radical direction Prior to 9/11the neo-conservative hawks in the Bush administrationled by Vice President Dick CheneyDefence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy Paul Wolfowitzidentified China as Americas most serious national security threat and were pushing for a containment strategy against Beijing Indeedthe first eight months of the Bush administration saw a rapid deterioration in US-China ties Then 9/11 intervenedand Americas attention was diverted to fighting terrorism Washingtons war on terrorhoweverwould have had only a limited and perhaps short-lived impact on changing Chinas strategic environment In retrospectit was the ill-fated invasion of Iraqwhich completely consumed Americas energy and preoccupied its military (not to mention the $1 trillion in war-related spending)that provided China the benign security environment it needed to focus on economic development At the same timeBeijing adroitly adapted to the post-9/11 international environment by following a pragmatic foreign policy that sought to maintain a stable relationship with the United States while pursuing its long-term strategic goals slowly but surely In the ensuing decadeBeijing carefully avoided stepping on Washingtons toes and watchedwith enormous reliefas the Bush administration dug itself into an ever-deeper hole in Iraq With a freer handChina also adjusted its Taiwan policy and managed to reduce tensions in the Taiwan Straits dramatically It has made significant economic inroads in Africa and Latin America In East Asiathe perception that China represents the power of the future has taken hold among the regions elites When historians look back at this periodfew of them would disagree that it was Chinas golden decade?known for his austere persona and lifestyle. is thrilled to get 23 million likes on his Facebook page. 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