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Congress management?especially after Vayalar Ravi dug his heels in as the new MSME Minister against diluting the norm on 30 per cent minimum sourcing from small and medium enterprises by single-brand foreign retailers And finallythe call to press ahead with urgent business regardless of what the Trinamool does In the endthe biggest change has happened within the Congress and how long that sustains will determine the governments resolve to stay the course The game of political brinkmanship has now well and truly begun [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: July 9 2017 8:00 pm Mark McKinney plays the role of Glenn Sturgis the manager of Superstore Related News From Hasan Minhaj and Aziz Ansari to Kal Penn and Russell Peters many Indian-origin comics pick up their immigration tales as well as “desi” stories for their stand-up acts in the US And Canadian comedian and actor Mark McKinney is happy to see some strings of Indian comedy being weaved into the gigs in the US saying the intermingling of the comedic notes bridges the gap between cultures He also points out that Americans are taking in all the information about the country as they are “really curious to know what happens in India not just culturally but even from other perspectives” McKinney is also amazed by the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the US “We are just starting to see the beginning of Indian comedy (in) the US” McKinney said McKinney who is currently seen in the TV show Superstore which airs in India on Comedy Central went on to appreciate the growing trend saying “When you start getting cultures as different as India and United States talking to each other through comedy… That is a kind of revolution” How do you define Indian comedy in the West “Well it is usually represented by stand-up Russell Peters is huge as the first generation in TV There is another comedian — I am not sure whether he is Indian or not — but he goes by the name Sugar Sammy” (He is His name is Samir Khullar and he is a Canadian comedian whose routines are delivered in a mixture of English French Punjabi and Hindi) “Then there is a new comedian who is coming up in the States His half based in I think Mumbai or Delhi and then he combines it with American stand-up That is so interesting “I think it starts in the usual steps… That sort of talking about the immigration experience that Russell Peters brought very well And now it is literally sophisticated comedy that people are getting the idea of watching shows about or in another language” The 58-year-old is curious to see how the landscape of Indian comedy in the US grows “Americans are really curious to know what happens in India not just culturally but even from all other perspectives like knowing who Modi is It is fantastic being aware of figures like that” McKinney has been associated with showbiz since 1987 with show Seeing Things He is best known for The Kids in the Hall Saturday Night Live and Slings and Arrows From political comedy to dark satire McKinney is happy that there is place for different types of comedy in the West “The best way to describe it is that you have every kind of comedy — from sort of dark political satire to really specific individual stories Comedy (shows) are like half dramas There is a traditional broad appeal to it” he said Reflecting on the popularity of political comedies he said “Political comedy has blown up in the early 2000s to the point that a lot of people think that they get their news from that more than anywhere else… But I think there are hundred more types of comedy waiting to be represented on TV” In Superstore McKinney essays the role of Glenn Sturgis the manager of the big-box utility store The staff considers him to be a father-figure The show follows the lives of different individuals working in the store The second season is currently on air “The second season is kind of interesting We discover new quarters of Glenn I don’t want to give away spoilers but for instance Glenn really wants to win an award and that makes him play a little dirty The cost of the award is his integrity” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Arita Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated: September 8 2017 4:06 pm Related News UNDER ATTACK for flooding in several parts of the city last Tuesday when Mumbai received 315 mm of rain the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said there was water-logging mainly at three places — the Bandra Kurla Complex Hindmata and Elphinstone Road station Civic chief Ajoy Mehta has ordered the storm water drains (SWD) department to conduct an inquiry into the prolonged water-logging at Hindmata The BMC has blamed the Western Railway (WR) and the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) for the blocked drains along Elphinstone Road station and at BKC respectively Last week Mehta ordered the SWD department to conduct an inquiry into why floodwaters receded slowly at Hindmata “The 7-km-long drain that connects Hindmata to the Britannia pumping station is known to be narrow and I have directed the SWD department to find out why the water receded at such a slow pace even when the pumping station was functional They will insert a camera and check for obstructions” said Mehta On August 29 water-logging was reported in Parel Elphinstone Road and Sion among other places possibly caused by blocked culverts along the railway line near Elphinstone Road station Senior civic officials said the responsibility lies with the WR “The preliminary report accompanied by images of the site indicates that acute water-logging in neighbouring areas had occurred due to sleepers that had jammed the culvert After we removed it the water steadily drained out” said an official The railways sought to play it down “We are not blaming the BMC A joint precautionary action was taken in coordination with the BMC before the monsoon On August 29 there was unprecedented rainfall followed by a high tide at 4 pm It caused water-logging on the tracks near Elphinstone station” said Mukul Jain divisional railway manager WR At BKC a barrel drain near the upcoming Metro station was clogged Civic officials claimed workers from the Metro site had dumped cement and other debris in the drain “After receiving complaints of water-logging additional municipal commissioner A L Jarhad visited the site on August 30 We found the drain filled with debris We contacted MMRCL and they sent equipment and workers who cleaned the drain in two-three hours” said the official Despite several attempts MMRCL did not respond to calls or messages Officials also admitted to poor coordination among agencies on August 29 A senior civic official said there was very little communication with the railways after services were interrupted “We were not able to ascertain what the accurate status was Unlike the police who were posting regularly on Twitter there was no such update from the railways” said the official Officials also blamed the India Meteorological Department for inaccurate forecasts “Their forecast had said it would rain in the north Konkan region at one or two places They never predicted it would rain more than 200 mm in more than 10 places” said the official The disaster management cell said while the control room receives 100-150 phone calls on an average daily on August 29 they got more than 37000 calls For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Milan | Updated: December 11 2016 10:46 pm Higuain canceled out Andrea Belotti’s opener for Torino with both scoring on their first opportunity (Source: Reuters) Top News Gonzalo Higuain celebrated his birthday weekend with two goals as he helped Juventus to a 3-1 victory at Torino in a thrilling derby match on Sunday Goals from two of the best strikers in European football looked like ensuring the Derby della Mole would end with honors even Higuain canceled out Andrea Belotti’s opener for Torino with both scoring on their first opportunity But Higuain doubled his tally in the 83rd minute and substitute Miralem Pjanic sealed the result in stoppage time Juventus moved seven points clear of second-placed Roma and AC Milan which play each other on Monday There was a passionate atmosphere at the Stadio Olimpico and the home supporters were furious when Belotti was brought down by Daniele Rugani as he was about to run clear through on goal but the referee waved play on Mario Mandzukic had two chances in quick succession for Juventus but sent a free header wide and then had another attempt kept out by a sensational save from England goalkeeper Joe Hart Belotti broke the deadlock moments later in the 16th Davide Zappacosta burst down the right flank and threaded the ball through to Daniele Baselli who crossed for Belotti to head into the bottom left corner It was the 22-year-old Italy forward’s fifth goal in as many matches Higuain leveled in the 28th running onto Mandzukic’s through ball and into the area before firing into the bottom left corner Torino had the better of the chances in the second half and should have retaken the lead on the hour but Marco Benassi’s effort was blocked by Mandzukic and Iago Falque volleyed the rebound wide Adem Ljajic also went close in the 73rd but curled an attempt inches wide of the right post Torino was made to pay for its missed opportunities as Higuain fired Juventus in front seven minutes from time The Argentina controlled the ball before swiveling and firing through the legs of Torino defender Antonio Barreca and into the bottom left corner It was the ninth goal of the season for Higuain who turned 29 on Saturday The Argentine moved up to fourth in the goalscoring charts two behind third-placed Belotti Torino strove to get the equaliser but was caught out by another counter Paulo Dybala’s pass sent Higuain through Hart pulled off a fantastic save and did so again to deny Pjanic but the Bosnia and Herzegovina international tapped in the rebound CAGLIARI 0 NAPOLI 5 Dries Mertens netted a hat trick as Napoli equaled its biggest Serie A away win Confidence was high at Napoli after ending a poor run of results with a crushing victory at Inter Milan and qualifying for the Champions League knockout stage Mertens opened the scoring in the 34th with a delightful swiveling shot into the far corner and Marek Hamsik doubled Napoli’s lead on the stroke of halftime tapping in the rebound after Lorenzo Insigne headed onto the crossbar Napoli started the second half as they had ended the first and Piotr Zielinski extended the visitors’ lead six minutes after the restart with a powerful effort into the bottom left corner Napoli was running riot and Mertens doubled his tally in the 69th before completing his hat trick three minutes later For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: April 15 2016 12:52 am Representative image The directive says that the statement of a victim of eve-teasing and rape under CrPC section 161 will be recorded by a female police officer and the whole process will be videographed Related News Uttar Pradesh DGP Javeed Ahmed Thursday passed directions for police officials on how to tackle cases of crime against women from the time of registering the FIR to the completion of the investigation With directions that subordinate police officials should be made adequately aware of all the defined procedures in handling cases of crime against women Ahmed ordered the officials to register the FIR without delay and to ensure that a woman police officer is compulsorily available at every police station to take information from the complainant as per the revised CrPC provisions Share This Article Related Article According to a DGP headquarters spokesperson the directive says that the statement of a victim of eve-teasing and rape under CrPC section 161 will be recorded by a female police officer and the whole process will be videographed The spokesperson said if the victim requires legal help and she or her family has not contacted any lawyer the police officer on duty will arrange an advocate or paralegal volunteer from district legal services authority The DGP has directed that circle officers be immediately informed about cases of crime against women These officers will personally oversee the entire investigation process and initiate necessary action He said the woman police officer will take the victim for medical examination soon after completing the preliminary investigation In cases of rape the victim’s statement will be immediately recorded before the magistrate and in case she is produced before the magistrate after 24 hours the investigating officer will have to mention the reasons for delay in the case diary and produce its copy before the magistrate the spokesperson said According to the directions the victim will not be called to the police station or any other place to record her statement under the CrPC section The procedure will be carried out either at her residence or any other place of her choice in the presence of her parents guardian relative or a social worker He said that there is a provision in CrPC for audio or video recording of every statement taken down by the police The investigation of cases of rape against children should be completed within three months the spokesperson added For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: December 23 2015 1:59 pm Sooraj Pancholi says he would prefer to stay mum on the alleged suicide case of his ex-girlfriend Jiah Khan even as CBI has in its chargesheet accused the actor of driving her to commit suicide Related News Sooraj Pancholi says he would prefer to stay mum on the alleged suicide case of his ex-girlfriend Jiah Khan even as CBI has in its chargesheet accused the actor of driving her to commit suicide The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed the charge sheet on December 9 citing that Sooraj made false promises to Jiah who allegedly committed suicide in 2013 “Highs and lows are part of life God is great The case is still in court 10 people have 10 different things to say about it I will talk once the case is cleared I don’t want to make a ‘khichdi’ (mess) out of it” the actor told reporters here at the red carpet of 11th Guild Awards (Read:Jiah Khan suicide: Supplementary chargesheet lists probable reasons) The 25-year-old actor was launched in Bollywood this year by Salman Khan in “Hero” When asked if he has the superstar’s support in the case Sooraj said “Salman has got nothing to do with it Like every family my family is supporting me and I am supporting my family” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Mumbai | Published: June 16 2015 11:56 am Actress Shruti Haasan has finished shooting for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s upcoming friendship saga ‘Yaara’ where she is playing a ‘poignant’ role Related News Actress Shruti Haasan has finished shooting for Tigmanshu Dhulia’s upcoming friendship saga ‘Yaara’ where she is playing a ‘poignant’ role The ‘Gabbar Is Back’ actress took to twitter to make the announcement Shruti Haasan tweeted: and it’s a wrap on yaara … Thankyou @dirtigmanshu for such a poignant character . “We’re also making counselling compulsory for certain students who are not doing well, But on the second day, when I moved,” For all the latest Entertainment News, Of these.

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