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the images are taken from slightly different angles, with predictions of 4,Our choir has been open to people from all walks of life and Anjolie is a wonderful singer, says Maxwell Perrierapresident of the choir The artist is a part of the alto section of the choirwhich means she sings in a low vocal range Perriera adds that Anjolie is attending regular rehearsals and will be a part of their upcoming concerts as well The Capital City Minstrels performs gospel music and a host of symphonies by Western classical greats such as Mozart and Beethoven Ice Ice Baby The modern theatrical adaptation of The Snow Queenset in Indiadebuted last winter in London After collecting impressive reviewsthe fairy tale by Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen which was adapted by Chennai-based playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar and directed by Rosamunde Hutt will tour India in August The play was produced by Unicorn Theatrewhich works with young stage actors in the UK Chandrasekhar worked with an ensemble of six actors for the play while Hutt stayed in India for two weeks to get a feel of the life and culture here The two-hour-long play starts with the disappearance of a character called Kumar in a freak snowstorm on the southern tip of India Gowrihis best frienddiscovers that he has been captured by the formidable Snow Queenand embarks on a journey across the length and breadth of the continent to save him From the burning heat of South Indiathrough lush backwatersglitzy Bollywood and bandit countryGowri strives to bring the warmth of friendship to the icy north What makes this version of the magical tale interesting is that it transports the viewers to a land rich in colourmusic and unforgettable imagery The play will be staged in MumbaiBengaluruChennai and Coimbatorewith efforts being made to have a show in Delhi For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBeijing: Closer ties between China and Bangladesh may put pressure on New Delhi to rethink its strategy in South Asia and encourage it to better its relations with Beijing Chinese media reported on Wednesday However state-run Global Times in its editorial did not elaborate what India’s strategy in the region was Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Dhaka on 14 October before leaving for India to attend the two-day Brics summit in Goa from 15 October PM Modi and President Xi Jinping shake hands in the G20 summit 2016 Reuters According to the daily India need not be "jealous" of increasing ties between Dhaka and Beijing and it was wrong to think that Xi’s trip to Bangladesh was "to snatch the South Asian country from the embrace of New Delhi" Xi’s visit to Bangladesh will be the first by a Chinese President in 30 years "India will not need to be jealous of an increasingly close relationship between Beijing and Dhaka because the improvement of local infrastructure and the overall economic ecology in Bangladesh will create favourable external conditions for connecting with markets in India China and Southeast Asia" the editorial said "However it would not necessarily be a bad thing if an increasingly close relationship between China and Bangladesh puts some pressure on New Delhi to rethink its strategy in this region and encourages it to put more effort into improving relations with China during the upcoming meeting between President Xi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Brics (Brazil Russia India China South Africa) summit" The report said India thinks that China is trying to carve out a "pre-eminent role" for itself in South Asia to "contain" India —a dominant country in the region "Some Indian people may mistakenly flatter themselves when they think China’s Belt and Road initiative is aimed at balancing India’s influence" "But such views are too simplistic" it added "The initiative connecting more than four billion people in 65 countries is not about marking Beijing’s strategic circle on the subcontinent of South Asia but instead represents an open-ended initiative that welcomes the participation of numerous other countries" The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) proposed two-tier Test system will not save cricket It won’t save cricket because “context” the latest buzzword among cricket administrators is not Test cricket’s biggest problem A lack of quality is combined with a skewed financial structure that offers the widest and deepest rewards for playing T20 cricket Representational image Reuters What the two-tier system will do is make the rich teams richer and the poor teams poorer which is to say it would institutionalise the already existing inequality in the international game and aggravate the situation even further For proof just look at any professional football league around the world The money goes to the top – whether that’s the Premier League La Liga or Serie A Those in the lower divisions essentially fight for scraps though some of the big money trickles down Sure there’s the potential to be promoted but promotion is often followed quickly by demotion Even if they stay up their goal is to survive as best they can with Leicester City being the glitteringly obvious exception At least a private football club can hope that there is a billionaire somewhere with a football fetish who will swoop in and rescue them from financial purgatory For national teams no such saviour is possible There’s also more depth in football Leagues have 20 teams Cricket’s two-tier system would have 12 teams total with seven above and five below That’s just not enough teams to safeguard against those times when certain teams will struggle which is part of the cycle of sports All teams go through transition periods and success ebbs and flows It is exactly the problem Test cricket faces currently with 10 teams so why the ICC thinks reducing that number to seven and classifying five (albeit accurately) as “second-tier” will boost their fortunes is anyone’s guess It’s a cosmetic change that does nothing to tackle the underlying structural problems that plague Test cricket Taking the rankings as they stand today West Indies Bangladesh and Zimbabwe would be relegated It’s hard to see why anyone would pay millions of dollars for the television rights for them to play each other Claiming that cricket will be competitive in the second-tier and therefore more attractive misses the point The quality of the contest matters most which is why they aren’t making the big bucks as it is At least now when one of the more prosperous teams tour – India or Australia–these boards get a chance to earn some money If they can’t play the big teams you aren’t simply leaving them crumbs; you are removing them from the dinner table entirely As it is the smaller teams such as Zimbabwe and Bangladesh don’t get to play the better teams as often they as need to in order to get better as players on the field as well as financially off it Sure under the ICC’s proposed rules teams can schedule their own series outside the Test championship structure but does anyone expect a team like India for example to schedule a Test series against Zimbabwe or Bangladesh Zimbabwe has only played 14 Tests over the last five years (India will play more Tests than that in their home season this year alone) and only five of those were against teams ranked in the top seven In that time Australia England and India have not played a Test against Zimbabwe Zimbabwe cricket may be beset by home grown problems but starving it and its fans of high quality cricket isn’t the way to revive it This is why Sri Lanka Cricket was absolutely right to reject the idea "Sri Lanka Cricket has decided not to support two-tier Test cricket as we have decided it’s detrimental to SLC and for its future" SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said "We feel that to make it a top seven – you are virtually relegating the bottom three to a different level" Then there’s the money If you want to be a Test cricketer there’s only team – the national team However if you want to be a T20 player there are dozens of teams spread across multiple countries Even if you never make it to your national side you could play in the Indian Premier League the Big Bash and the Caribbean Premier League Even Pakistan has a T20 league now These leagues pay much better than a number of national boards can as well Plus the investment isn’t as arduous You don’t need to know how to bat out a session on a turning pitch on the fifth day of a Test or see off the new ball on an overcast English morning Other proposed changes such as day-night Tests and four-day Tests while necessary in a globalised league-hopping world are also no more than window dressing Making it easy to watch poor cricket doesn’t change the poor nature of the cricket In other words cricket is caught in a vice of its own making and has ended up cannibalising itself It has created multiple versions of the sport but the incentives for playing them are out of balance If the ICC and the national cricket boards genuinely want Test cricket to thrive and not just survive players have to be rewarded to a higher degree Those boards that are wealthier must use that wealth to subsidise those who are not so they can invest in players and facilities and raise the level of the game After all it’s not SLC’s fault that Sri Lanka is a smaller market any more than the BCCI can take credit for India being a large market It’s simply an accident of birth The two-tier system will do none of these things In fact it has the potential to do the opposite and hasten the demise of Test cricket as we know it Rio de Janeiro: The 2016 Olympics in Rio is starting in less than a month but before you head to the Brazilian city check out the most important landmarks of the city and fun facts surrounding this fascinating city To really experience the soul of Rio de Janeiro beyond visiting tourist sites like the statue of Christ the Redeemer Sugarloaf Mountain or Copacabana Beach you need to venture out onto key urban and natural spots The following is a list of 16 places you should not miss including some classics and a few alternative sites if you want to feel the real Rio during the Olympics: SANTA TERESA Up on a mountain top this is one of the most Bohemian neighbourhoods in Rio a labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets and old houses with art as its symbol In Santa Teresa you can enjoy varied local cuisine in restaurants that almost feel like art galleries with a relaxed atmosphere where you can have your beer standing inside the premises in the middle of the street or sitting on the kerb In this perfect mix of colonial architecture and cosmopolitan culture live music persists until the sun rises over Rio’s mountains SELARON STEPS Turning the half-destroyed stairs opposite his home in Rio into a masterpiece: that was the goal of the late Chilean artist Jorge Selaron when he tackled this piece of street art that is now a tourist landmark With 215 colourful steps covered in an original collage of mosaics brought in from several places around the world the steps link Santa Teresa with another of Rio’s Bohemian neighbourhoods Lapa RUINS PARK (PARQUE DAS RUINAS) Hidden in the bustle of central Santa Teresa the park holds an old mansion that was turned into a museum and shows memorabilia from the time when Rio was Brazil’s capital With a lookout point that offers breathtaking views of the city the mansion once hosted in its heyday at the end of the 19th century personalities like dancer Isadora Duncan and author Anatole France FORTE DO LEME Located in the upper tip of the half-moon formed by Copacabana Beach the Duque do Caxias Fort also known as the Forte do Leme combines history and wildlife The path that climbs up to the top of Leme mountain is an ecological walk where plants and animals show off their sounds and colours to make visitors forget how close they are to the busy Copacabana neighbourhood Built as a bunker in the late 18th century the fort is now a museum for the military technology of the time complete with two huge cannons BIP BIP BAR "Samba is at home there" that is what locals say to define the tiny bar run by Alfredo Melo "Alfredinho" in the Copacabana neighbourhood Every night musicians play the city’s trademark "samba raiz" at the bar Among the eccentric things that make this a striking place some are hardly conducive to comfort but they add to the flair The audience stands outside the premises and they help themselves to drinks With a pencil in hand Alfredinho will only charge customers for what each of them says they had keeping the bills in a pile of plates You are not allowed to clap At the end of the long moving sambas and "choros" the audience will snap their fingers The Bip Bip’s walls are full of antiques and old photos to prove why it is one of the most popular spots in Rio’s nightlife BAIXO GAVEA Really carioca that is how the Baixo Gavea neighbourhood often known simply as "BG" can be defined Located in the area around iconic sports club Flamengo the neighbourhood brings together the most local Bohemian life without tourists or pretence: people who go down to the pub in their slippers or while they walk the dog and spend all night there with plenty of live music food stalls and hundreds of people everywhere LAPA This central Rio neighbourhood spread over 13 streets is vibrant at night and only barely rests during the day Located next to Santa Teresa and the city centre it often appears on postcards through the famous 42 arches of the old Carioca Aqueduct one of the most important architectural works of the city’s colonial age LAPA 40 GRADOS NIGHTCLUB Located in Lapa this huge four-floor colonial mansion has been decorated to combine the most contemporary cosmopolitan entertainment with classic Rio Stages that alternate between different music genres several bars a nightclub proper VIP areas pool tables and good food attract hundreds of people particularly youngsters This is a required stop for fun-seeking foreigners visiting the city RODRIGO DE FREITAS LAGOON The venue for rowing and sprint canoeing events during Rio 2016 is the dominant setting for anyone wanting to enjoy an outdoor experience within the city Set against an amazing backdrop with views of tourist landmarks like the statue of Christ the Redeemer it is perfect for rides on bicycles quads or paddle boats and also for picnics and easy walks to lookout points where you can take stunning photos MUSEO DA MARE "A place to remember A place to meet" That is the slogan for this cultural centre a special site beyond the peculiarities of being located at the heart of one of Rio’s most violent "favelas" (slums) Its cultural offering highlights locals’ history of sacrifice hard work and resistance The visit is a unique experience almost a must for anyone who wants to see the real Rio MERCADON DO MADUREIRA With a history that spans over more than 400 years the northern Rio neighbourhood of Madureira is the birthplace of two carioca traditions: carnival and large markets Home to renowned samba schools the heart of the neighbourhood is the so-called Mercadon do Madureira a chaotic space that almost 100000 people go through every day looking for anything and everything: from carnival costumes to spices from remote areas of Brazil from handicrafts to useful objects for the home from professional manicures to exotic sweets PARQUE NACIONAL DA TIJUCA It may be easier to say what you cannot do at Tijuca National Park than to explain all the things that are on offer there Close to Barra da Tijuca which hosts the Olympic Park and the Olympic Village this huge environmentally protected area is like paradise for nature and sports Hiking paths amazing waterfalls that you can bathe in rock climbing cycling abseiling hand gliding and birdwatching are only a few of the activities you can do there surrounded by lush vegetation fascinating animals and spectacular landscapes CHINESE LOOKOUT This is a separate walk within Tijuca National Park It is one of the best lookouts in Rio where you can see virtually the whole city From the top of the mountain a Chinese-style structure that emulates bamboo allows visitors to see the city at their feet You can climb up to the top of the Alto da Boa Vista mountain on foot on a bike (with suitable training) or by car or taxi CAVERNA (Rock Bar) The Caverna proves that there is more to Rio than just samba With loud rock ‘n’ roll a creative decor and original food this bar in the Botafogo neighbourhood serves tasty gourmet burgers along with craft beer special drinks and a few street dishes typical of other places around the world MUSEUM OF TOMORROW With a name that sounds contradictory the Museum of Tomorrow brings together classic questions about the origin of the universe with answers that are based on science but prompt further questions Its futuristic design the work of renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is Rio’s latest postcard-worthy site Located in the harbour area the museum seeks to show what science has contributed to our lives so far and to propose hypotheses about what is to come By the time they leave the only thing visitors know for sure is that all possible futures will depend on our actions as human beings PAQUETA ISLAND About one hour’s boat ride away from the busy central Rio Paqueta island is an eight-shaped paradise that seems to be lost in time Located in the north-east of Guanabara Bay the island has a population of about 4500 Motor vehicles are not allowed on the island which features beautiful beaches hills and rides on horse-drawn carriages and bicycles Flowers fireflies and birds add to the quiet landscape of this peculiar "neighbourhood" a must when you visit Rio de Janeiro Chennai:The trio of goalkeeper Karanjit Singh midfielder Thoi Singh and defender Mehrajuddin Wadoo have been retained for the 3rd edition of Indian Super League by Chennaiyin FC Chennaiyin FC won the second edition of the Indian Super League Photo: ISL According to a Chennaiyin FC press release issued on Friday the three players’ contracts have been extended by one year Karanjit and Thoi were bought by Chennaiyin in season 2 during the player’s auctions while Wadoo joined on a free transfer after playing for FC Pune City in the inaugural edition "Thoi Wadoo and Karanjit played important roles in our success last season We are happy to have them back for our title defence" said Chennaiyin FC head coach Marco Materazzi After ISL Karanjit and Wadoo had loan stints at Goan clubs Salgaocar and Sporting Clube respectively Sprint king Usain Bolt aims to crown his legacy with an unprecedented Olympic three-peat at the Rio Games and to top that off by running the first ever sub-19 seconds 200 meters The long-striding Jamaican suggested he might not stop there leaving open the chance he could extend his career beyond the 2017 season he has said would be his last Bolt has already swept the 100 and 200m sprints at the last two Olympics and added gold in the 4×100 relays in both Beijing (2008) and London (2012) with his Jamaican team mates File photo of Usain Bolt Reuters "Just to defend my titles to do the three-peat That’s my main goal That’s my main focus" Bolt told Reuters on Tuesday after helping sponsors Hublot open their biggest US fine watch store with a grand opening on Fifth Avenue "My secondary goal is to try and run sub-19" added Bolt who set the world 200m record of 1919 in 2009 "That’s something I really want and I hope that everything goes smoothly and I can get it That would be a big step for me" Bolt said he has been gradually rounding into shape after dealing with ankle problems "I’m feeling OK" he said "My coach says my fitness is not exactly where he wants it to be "Starting out this season I had a problem with my ankles and it was a setback but not that bad We’re getting back on track and he’s happy with the progress I’m making" Bolt said he would ramp up his preparations carefully so he can end his Olympic career with a flourish "I really want to be at my best leading up to the championships I have two months before (Jamaican) trials and three and a half months before the championships" he said "I’ll keep pushing myself and hopefully everything smoothes out and I’ll be at my best when the Olympics comes around" Bolt said he would run his first race in Cayman then in Ostrava and then to his coach’s June meet in Jamaica before the trials and then on to the Diamond League meeting in London The 29-year-old said his coach Glen Mills wanted him to leave the retirement door open "Coach says I shouldn’t say I want to retire just yet I should focus on the year and see how I feel after the (2017) world championships (in London)" said the six-time Olympic gold medallist "And if I still feel like I want to retire I should But he says to give it a chance because I think my coach is pushing for me to go a few more years We’ll see what happens" he added "Personally I don’t really want to continue for years and years because it’s getting hard I have to sacrifice more and more It takes up so much of your time" In any event Bolt said he would not treat 2017 like a farewell tour "I’m never going to come out and joke or be a joke in a season I’m a winner I believe in winning I hate to lose I will never come out and say it is a farewell tour I will want to compete at my best go to the championships and win again" As for the legacy he hoped to leave the sport he has dominated for eight years Bolt spoke about another Hublot spokesman 75-year-old football great Pele "I met Pele today For me it was a dream come true" Bolt said "I’ve always said I want to be the greatest I want to be like Pele and Ali and all those guys "I want to be great I want to be remembered as one of the greatest that have ever done the sport" For all the latest Opinion News, If the juvenile justice system is meant to be reformative," He said the troopers were also trained in contingency drills. 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