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and eroding wages… Compiled by Manoj CG For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: April 12 2017 1:33 am Sagar Thakkar Top News The Thane police probing the bogus call centre scam is likely to take alleged mastermind Sagar Thakkar to Ahmedabad as part of the investigation The police may also attach some of his properties that he purchased out of the proceeds of crime The police have Thakkar’s custody till Thursday following which they will seek his further remand “We are currently in the process of gathering evidence We are focusing on establishing the money trail We are also looking for the wanted accused in the case” said an officer He added “We are planning to take Thakkar to Ahmedabad as part of the investigation” Thakkar was arrested at the Mumbai airport Friday night when he returned to India from Dubai After the Thane police conducted raids on fraudulent call centres operating from the Mira Road-Bhayandar belt in October last year Thakkar had fled to Dubai and had been there ever since The police have till now arrested over 70 people and chargesheeted 497 in the case For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sriram Veera | Guwahati | Updated: October 17 2017 8:31 am Muhammad Khaleel (middle) with his family (Express Photo) Related News I will be driving them again to the stadium Tell them not to worry The situation in Pakistan has changed a lot Unko watan ki khushboo aayegi — come and play here Sri Lanka That’s Meher Muhammad Khaleel the man who was driving the bus to Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on March 3 2009 — Day 3 of the second Test Match — when the Sri Lankan team came under a terror attack suspected to have been carried out by the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Six members of the Lankan team were injured six Pakistani policemen and two civilians were killed Khaleel says he is ready to drive them all over again His words meant as an assurance are heartfelt Until they decided Monday to visit Pakistan the Sri Lankan players had been concerned about going to Lahore for the October 29 final T20 game of the ongoing series at Abu Dhabi a neutral venue The Lanka board’s decision in consultation with the players and coaches came this evening but Khaleel understands their fears “It’s so easy for people to say play here but only those who went through that experience can understand that: Khauf and dehshat jo beeti hai unpey (fear and terror that they went through) is not easy to forget” said Khaleel speaking to The Indian Express in a telephone interview “I can understand that But my request to them is that the situation is better: army is with you our people are with you and you will be safe” Recalling the day Khaleel said that when the attackers opened fire he thought it was celebratory fireworks But soon he saw in the mirror that the Sri Lankan players had dived to either side of the aisle He said he then saw a man on the street shoot at the bus “Kalashinikov tha — one went through the glass one flew by and I heard the players say ‘Go go go’ It jolted me and I decided to drive ahead To rush ahead an eight-cylinder bus on second gear wasn’t easy but I knew I had to escape the scene They were 10-15 of them I think and grouped in twos” Then came a hand-grenade that dipped in front of the bus and rolled to the other side — and didn’t explode “When I saw that grenade I thought I should jump out and run but mere mulk key mehmaan hain yeh Sri Lankans — How could I leave them And good I didn’t jump out as I guess I would have been killed by a bullet anyway” The escort gave him cover he said and he rammed ahead Later after a few hours he heard that the Sri Lankans who were taken to the airbase said they wouldn’t leave the country without thanking him Khaleel was at the police station then and the Pakistan Cricket Board took him to the players “Muralitharan Sangakkara Mendis Samaraweera Mahela were there and they gave me so much love and respect — they also stuffed whatever money they had in an envelope and gave it to me” Khaleel would later go as guest of honour to Sri Lanka and spend 10 days there meeting with families of all cricketers “When I went to a public function or even to shopping in a mall I remember people shouting ‘Hero Hero Hero’ It felt really good I was also invited for dinner with their president” Money too came his way: From governments of both countries PCB and from many businessmen in Lahore He bought three buses — he has sold two of them now as he found it difficult to maintain And he still drives his own bus Invited by a businessman he went to Morocco and started a furniture business “I did that for two years there but it didn’t go too well” Then he went to South Africa and stayed there for two more years Before he moved to South Africa to live he was there on a visit when he heard players like Mahela Jayawardene were there for a tournament “So I called the hotel — and you know this satte-baazi has spoiled all of it; one can’t reach a player I told the receptionist who I was gave my number and asked it to be given to Mahela He called me soon and said ‘Oh Muhammad bhai where are you And when I told him I was right there he asked me to come over We had a great time he gave me tickets to an IPL game also I also saw MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina that time; Raina spoke very warmly and Dhoni said ‘you are so brave you saved them’ and I told him ‘mere bhi bhai hain voh Sri Lankans ek bhai key liye jaan dene taiyaar hai’” On his return to Pakistan Khaleel resumed driving the bus When Zimbabwe toured the country in 2015 he drove them to the stadium Earlier this year he was again on duty when the World XI landed in Pakistan Now he waits for Sri Lanka Khaleel is intimate with terror and violence His brother was in the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahedeen and died in Kashmir That shook him he says “Un dinon mujhahideen bolte tey aaj kal toh terrorist hi bolte hain One thing I know for sure is all this violence is not going to take one anywhere What our region needs is peace” Throughout the chat his refrain: “Make sure you publish this: All I want is for India to come and play in Pakistan Pura Lahore khada ho jayega kyun ki apna bhai aaya hai ghar mey khelne key liye (Entire Lahore would stand up and be with them as our brothers have come home to play” How has the violent episode in Lahore changed his life “In 2009 mein sirf ek mamuli aadmi tha (I was just an ordinary guy) It was difficult supporting my family and four kids — two sons and two daughters By the end of month it was the same pain there was no money Now I work equally hard but I am happier And I went from zero to hero The whole world knows Meher Muhammad Khaleel My neighbourhood is so proud of me They say we live in Khaleel’s ilaka People call me to functions the teachers in my kids’ school tell them bring papa for school events Now I have (respect) izzat” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAdelaide: Australia on Wednesday named Zimbabwe-born Hilton Cartwright for the first time in a one-day squad for the three-match series against New Zealand next month The Western Australia all-rounder was the only uncapped member of a 14-man squad for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series Cartwright’s inclusion follows the selection of English-born opener Matt Renshaw for this week’s third Test against South Africa in Adelaide File photo of Hilton Cartwright Getty Images Australia’s squad also includes injury-plagued fast bowler Pat Cummins who has not played for his country since September last year and recalled all-rounder Glenn Maxwell Interim chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said the panel had been keeping an eye on 24-year-old Cartwright’s progress at state level "Hilton bowls useful aggressive medium-pace and is a very good striker of the ball" Hohns said Cartwright has played 14 Sheffield Shield and 27 domestic one-day games for WA "He is an exciting young prospect for Australian cricket and we have been watching him at the pathway level for some time now" said Hohns He was also excited to see the return of New South Wales paceman Cummins whose young career has been blighted by injury "It is fantastic to see Pat back in Australian colours again" Hohns said "It has been a frustrating period for him but we are certainly excited to have him fit and firing ahead of this series” Maxwell has been included after he was dropped from the one-day side during Australia’s tour of the West Indies earlier this year and then left out of the ODI squad that toured Sri Lanka Selectors said a player from the squad may be released prior to the first ODI to take part in the Sheffield Shield round beginning on December 6 Australia face New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground Canberra’s Manuka Oval and the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series on 4 6 and 9 December Australia: Steve Smith (capt) David Warner George Bailey Hilton Cartwright Pat Cummins James Faulkner Aaron Finch Travis Head Josh Hazlewood Mitchell Marsh Glenn Maxwell Mitchell Starc Matthew Wade Adam Zampa By: Reuters | Updated: July 5 2016 8:12 pm Argentina lost to Chile on penalty shootout in Copa America Final (Source: Reuters) Top News Twice men’s soccer gold-medal winners Argentina are in danger of failing to send a team to the Rio Olympics football tournament due to a leadership vacuum at the Argentine FA (AFA) “Today there’s a 50 percent chance Argentina won’t present its men’s football team at the Olympic Games” Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) president Gerardo Werthein said on Tuesday “It has something to do with what’s happening at the AFA They haven’t spoken to us for 20 months” Werthein was quoted as saying in La Nacion newspaper (wwwcanchallenacom) The cash-strapped AFA is under scrutiny from world body FIFA over irregularities in funds from television revenue and a failure to agree on holding presidential elections and a format for the first division championship due to kick off next month Argentina coach Gerardo Martino fresh from steering the senior national team to the Copa America Centenario final in the United States last month was due to begin training with the Olympic squad this week but does not even have 11 players to make up a team The men’s Rio soccer tournament kicks off on Aug 3 two days before the official start of the Games Argentina were drawn in a group with Portugal Honduras and Algeria Argentina who also hold two soccer silver medals won gold at the 2004 Games in Athens and 2008 tournament in Beijing but missed out on the London Olympics four years ago They qualified last year for the Rio Games where under-23 teams can include up to three over-age players as South American under-20 champions For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: September 25 2015 1:33 pm Elli Avram said: “Bollywood is famous the world over Not only is it recognised but it also has a great following In Sweden itself Bollywood has big fan base” Related News Swedish-Greek actress Elli Avram who has been trying her luck in Bollywood feels the Hindi film industry is happy accepting non-Indians and has built a “very unique positive and interesting image” abroad “Bollywood is famous the world over Not only is it recognised but it also has a great following In Sweden itself Bollywood has big fan base There have been so many Greek adaptations of old Bollywood songs In Stockholm there is an Indian festival that is celebrated every year where Indian stories and culture is depicted beautifully” Elli who made her Bollywood debut with 2013 film “Mickey Virus” told IANS “Bollywood has a very unique positive and interesting image abroad” she added The 25-year-old says “there has been a huge change” in Bollywood in terms of acceptability of foreign talent “Today the industry is accepting a lot more people who aren’t of Indian origin Compare it to the scenario about 10 years ago and you’ll see a great difference Personally I’m really happy to see this transformation” she said She also said that Bollywood is “a big industry which is popular in a lot of foreign countries” “There are so many people just like me who connect with the Indian culture and sentiment and would love to be part of this field and nation” she said Has she witnessed any difference in her off-screen image since joining showbiz “The change in my life that I have gone through has been tremendous This holds true for anyone who gains popularity after leading a life away from the limelight There are a lot of little things that you need to start paying attention to; appearance and conduct being the most noticeable of them all” she said The actress says she is also paying “closer attention” to her wardrobe and style “Personally I have become more conscious not only about my looks but also my health While I always was driven towards a healthy lifestyle now I have become stricter about my diets workouts etc” she added She is also taking formal lessons in Hindi to polish her language skills and improve her acting “Delivering dialogues becomes very difficult without having a proper understanding of Hindi In order to get the right emotions you not only need to know what you’re saying but understand it too” she said Elli who came into limelight through her stints in popular TV shows like “Bigg Boss 7” and “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” will next be seen in Abbas-Mustan’s romantic comedy “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon” alongside comedian-actor Kapil Sharma Share This Article Related Article Talking about the film she said: “It has a suspense element to it which makes the story interesting but is primarily focused at making people laugh and enjoy themselves” She also called her co-star Kapil “jovial and light-hearted” and “a very easy person to work with” “When he is on the set you’ll find him joking and laughing which helps in giving a relaxed vibe even at work If you’re feeling uncomfortable he’ll do something funny to make you comfortable” she added For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsFour dead as quake strikes in remote part of China’s Sichuan province | Reuters World Reuters Aug 08 2017 21:52:23 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Aug 08 2017 21:52 PM | Updated Date: Aug 08 2017 21:52 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See Written by Sumegha Gulati | New Delhi | Published: June 17 2012 3:56 am Related News Six years agowhen they were attacked by men on a motorcycle who snatched a gold chainthe sisters were so petrified that they headed indoors never to stir out till they were rescued on Saturday morning Mamta Gupta (30) and Neerja (29)who were taken straight to hospitalwere found to be severely malnourished They had not been eating for the past few months and remained confined to their beds in a Sector-8 Rohini apartment The two sisters were rescued by neighbours after their motherNirmaltold them that the condition of her daughters was deteriorating rapidly Both sisterssaid neighboursdid not say a word as they were whisked away in a CATS ambulance The Gupta sisters case is similar to that of Anuradha and Sonali Behlwho were rescued from their Noida home in April last yearin a state of acute starvation The Gupta sisters have been admitted to the ICU in Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital Doctors said their condition is critical Mamta and Neerja lived in a ground-floor apartment with their mother Mamta returned to her mothers home two years after her marriage Her sonnow 13also lived in the same house The hospitals additional medical superintendent Dr Amareshwar Narayana told Newsline: Mamtas condition is more critical The two women are severely malnourishedthough it is difficult to tell for how long they have not eaten it may be days or even months Mamta cannot even stretch her limbsshe is so weak She also has large bedsores and we have completed dressing them Mamta is not talking at all She starts crying whenever there is an attempt to question her Neerja is talkingbut she is incoherentthough she is alert? Last year,the brink of elimination but? In her media briefing of February 25,” For all the latest Sports News, there is food inflation, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Randeep Surjewala resorted to the same old mud-slinging which they have been engaging in for the past two years. Earlier on Monday.

the young players to compete against teams such as Victoria and New South Wales in the early rounds, 2016 2:55 am Related News Demanding a special meeting of general board of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC),” he told http://www. welcomed with both arms what he described as ‘homecoming’ of the QED. Asserting that the provisions of the legislation will in no way impinge upon the rights of the states, “Vinod tried his best but could not get me the connection. I did not agree with the Congress ideology, 2015 //platform. and a member of Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS).

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