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com/w6uThR6NE2 — Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) 8 May 2017 The resemblance is so uncanny that Parastesh even got into trouble for disrupting public order.So many people came out to take selfies with student Parastesh over the weekend that police rushed him into a station and impounded his car to stop the chaos and clear traffic The Telegraph reports that the furore around Parastesh started when his father into posing in a number 10 Barcelona jersey and sending pictures to a sports website The resemblance was so uncanny that Eurosport UK apparrently used his photo on Twitter while referring to Messi While he was reluctant at first Parastesh has now grown into his role even cutting his beard and hair in the style of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner “Now people really see me as the Iranian Messi and want me to mimic everything he does When I show up somewhere people are really shocked” he is quoted as saying by AFP For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 13 2015 10:31 am Ashutosh Rana says rather than pulling down Aamir Khan there should have been a debate about the relevance of what he said Related News Actor Ashutosh Rana today weighed in his support for Aamir Khan who was criticised for his comments on the intolerance saying it was wrong of people to criticise the superstar The 50-year-old “PK” star during Ramnath Goenka Awards function in the national capital last month had said he was “alarmed” by a number of incidents in the country Rana 48 known for his villainous roles in films like “Dushman” and “Sangharsh” says rather than pulling down Aamir there should have been a debate about the relevance of what he said “If someone gives a statement on intolerance we should discuss statement rather than person who made that statement We should not pull down the person and criticise his achievements The person has done shows like ‘Satyamev Jayate’” Rana said during a session at Agenda Aaj Tak 2015 On the trend of personalities from different fields returning their awards Rana says it is not a wrong way to protest “‘Award wapsi’ is not a wrong way to protest People who returned their awards did not resort to any kind of violence They did not do any riots burn any trains organise any kind of rallies or bandhs “Mahatma Gandhi too started civil disobedience I don’t know if its valid but the method is right” he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shamik Chakrabarty | Kolkata | Updated: September 9 2016 2:02 pm Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar is the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (Source: File) Top News Shashank Manohar the independent ICC chairman has become very unpopular among the BCCI members of late The allegation is that under his charge the global body has been working against the interests of the Indian cricket board ignoring the latter’s contribution to the ICC coffers Two-tier Test system and centralised marketing of the global broadcast rights for bilateral series were the two very recent issues where the BCCI had been on the warpath with the ICC When The Indian Express contacted Manohar on Thursday he spoke his mind Excerpts: The allegation is that Shashank Manohar being the ICC chairman from India he is not serving India’s interests I have to serve the ICC’s interests because it’s my duty as the independent chairman of the ICC to look at the best interests of the ICC and not to promote the interests of any individual country I have been elected by all the directors of various countries The logic here is that Manohar became the BCCI’s representative to the ICC first and India is his country Still India doesn’t have a representation in the ICC’s finance and commercial affairs committee and chief executives committee The (new) finance committee and the chief executives committee are yet to be formed because it is only after the Annual Conference that these committees are formed and those will be formed at the first meeting which will be held in October this year The committees have to be approved by the board of directors so you can’t criticise on issues that don’t even exist today At the Annual Conference all committees come to an end and ICC forms fresh committees They are appointed at the board of directors meeting The BCCI representative would be accommodated in either of the two Some Indian cricket board members say that after becoming the ICC chairman (in November last year) you had promised to look after Indian cricket’s interests at one BCCI special general meeting That’s true but at that time I was the BCCI president and it was my duty to look after the BCCI’s interests Today I’m unconnected with any particular member of the ICC I’m the independent ICC chairman so I have to look at the best interests of the ICC It’s for the BCCI representative to look after the best interests of the BCCI Are you perturbed by the allegations I’m least bothered about the allegations till the time my conscience is clear and I’m working honestly for an organisation People are free to make allegations and there’s no individual on this earth against whom allegations are not made There’s no individual on this earth who is not criticised for his actions because one cannot satisfy always 100 per cent of people I have to look after the interests of 105 countries and suppose tomorrow if this logic is extended if there’s a person from South Africa at the helm (do you think) he should only look after the interests of South Africa But India is contributing to 70 per cent of the ICC’s revenue do you think the BCCI’s position should be a little different I don’t agree with this Then why the same logic shouldn’t apply to the BCCI There are 30 state associations why shouldn’t somebody have a veto power I ask a question to myself why shouldn’t the same status be given to some associations in India For example Mumbai generates the highest revenue but does that mean that they should have a veto power on the BCCI decisions Institutions function in a democratic manner and decisions are taken by the majority There’s also a lot of resentment over your decision to leave the BCCI amid crisis I had told BCCI members and the office bearers four months in advance that I can’t run this organisation with these new recommendations Even otherwise in view of the Lodha Committee recommendations I could not have continued as Vidarbha the state I represented would have become an associate member So I would have had to resign anyway I was the sitting BCCI representative to the ICC and in that capacity I was the ICC chairman as well as the BCCI president I resigned from both these positions simultaneously in spite of the fact that the ICC regulations permitted me to continue as the chairman till the Annual Conference My resignations were before the nominations for the independent post of ICC chairman were filed There’s another allegation that after you assumed charge some clauses in the ICC constitution have been changed while keeping the BCCI in the dark Nothing has been amended in the ICC constitution except the clause relating to the election of an independent ICC Chairman and this amendment was passed unanimously by the Full Council Presently the ICC has appointed a group of five directors to look into the present ICC constitution The group is working on it and after that it would be circulated to all the directors in advance and would then be considered by the board of directors The whole process might take about three-four months What do you make of the BCCI’s threat of pulling out of the Champions Trophy next year I cannot comment on that Let’s see what happens Of late the ICC has been drawing a lot of flak over the two-tier Test system and centralised marketing of the broadcast rights of bilateral series For the last four days I’m looking at the papers Now I can tell as a fact this issue was raised by Cricket South Africa and Cricket Australia and came up at the CEC meeting in Edinburgh (earlier this year) Being the chairman of the ICC I don’t attend the CEC meetings but I was specifically called for this agenda item I said at the meeting that the ICC is not empowered to look into this because these bilateral rights are rights belonging to home boards and it’s for them to decide what to do The ICC has nothing to say in this This matter can’t be deliberated on the ICC platform The same thing was told at the board of directors meeting Even the September 6 and 7 meetings (in Dubai) weren’t official ICC meetings which were called by the ICC At the Annual Conference I had said that the ICC can be a facilitator for member boards Mr Ajay Shirke and Rahul Johri were present at the CEC meeting and Mr Thakur was present at the directors meeting So (they) are aware of all that transpired On this background I fail to see which sources the media is quoting and saying that the two-tier Test system is the brainchild of the ICC I said at the meeting that the decline in crowd attendance for Test matches is not because there’s no content What should be done is a survey You should find out why the popularity of Test cricket has diminished For that you will have to interview people who watch T20 games or ODI games Because there the stadiums are full so those people are interested in watching the game of cricket In earlier days there were only about five Tests in two years’ time There was no television So people used to go and stadiums used to be full But today for all 365 days there’s some game going on somewhere in the world So you can watch a game of cricket anytime any day So why would a person waste seven hours for five days from 10-5 All these things had been argued at the meeting There’s also a feeling that the ICC chief executive David Richardson is trying to do things which could be detrimental to India I cannot speak for David Richardson There’s another debate over the reported allocation of $135million to the ECB for the Champions Trophy while the BCCI had been given $45million to host the World T20 That’s not factually correct The budget for the WT20 2016 including the television production cost was $55084116 ($55 mn) However the budget for the Champions Trophy 2017 including television production cost is $46781507 ($46 mn) Yes there were more matches and teams at the WT20 2016 compared to what will be there for the Champions Trophy But the Champions Trophy games are full day games and the accommodation and travel cost in the UK are substantially higher that what they were in India For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Rajkot | Updated: November 13 2016 11:48 pm Virat Kohli showed patience as he consumed 98 balls for his unbeaten 49 that had six boundaries (Source: AP) Top News India survived a scare before managing to draw the first cricket Test against England who gained the psychological advantage after enjoying the upper-hand for the better part of the five days here Set a near impossible target of 310 in a minimum 49 overs India managed to reach 172 for six in 523 overs and were never really in the hunt Skipper Virat Kohli showed patience as he consumed 98 balls for his unbeaten 49 that had six boundaries and Ravindra Jadeja (32 not out) also hit some lusty blows after the sixth wicket had fallen at 132 Earlier Alastair Cook scored his 30th Test century with England declaring at 260 for 3 in the second innings That India had literally no chance of winning was ensured by a 180-run opening stand between Cook (130) and young teenager Haseeb Hameed (82) earlier in the day On a fifth day pitch that didn’t show considerable signs of wear and tear the Indian spinners barring a brief spell by Amit Mishra (2/60 in 13 overs) were rendered ineffective by Captain Cook who batted for nearly five hours to hit 13 fours in 243 balls The first Test once again raised serious questions about the ability of the Indian spinners to bowl on pitches that aren’t exactly rank turners Ashwin India’s premier strike bowler in all bowled 693 overs across two innings getting only 3 wickets giving away 230 runs Ravindra Jadeja got 3 wickets in 47 overs in the match while Mishra also had 3 scalps to this credit having bowled 363 overs but not before giving away as many as 158 runs On the day Ashwin at one point of time was bowling a negative line to both Cook and Ben Stokes (29 not out) outside the leg-stump in order to stem the flow of runs The other worrying aspect will be veteran opener Gautam Gambhir’s form and technical deficiencies that were again exposed in front of some quality seam bowling After succumbing to an in-swinger from Stuart Broad in the first innings the left-hander awkwardly dabbed at a short ball to be dismissed for zero in the slip cordon With Karun Nair waiting in the wings and KL Rahul back with a bang from injury scoring a 75 in today’s Ranji Trophy game the Indian team will need to figure out their winning combination at Visakhapatnam for the second Test starting November 17 It was a match where England’s spinners especially leg-spinner Adil Rashid (3/64 and 7 wickets in the match) looked much menacing extracting turn from a fifth day pitch It won’t be a happy sight for Indian team management that England spin trio of Rashid Zafar Ansari and Moeen Ali got 13 wickets in all compared to Indian toika which got 9 wickets The hosts had plunged into deep trouble against the visitors’ spin attack by losing three wickets in close sucession on either side of tea after losing opener Gambhir for a duck to be tottering at 71 for four The dismissals of first innings centurions Cheteshwar Pujara (18) and Murali Vijay (31) both falling to leggie Rashid followed by that of Ajinkya Rahane (1) off Moeen Ali for the second time to a poor shot But a determined Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin (36) pulled the innings around with a crucial stand of 47 runs that also consumed 16 overs to keep India afloat and take the game into the last hour Although the hosts suffered some more pangs of anxiety at the fall of Ashwin who got carried away and got out and wicket keeper Wriddhiman Saha (9) Kohli kept calm and guided the team through the choppy waters By the start of the last hour of play in which 15 overs were to be bowled the duo had been together for 40 minutes with the score on 95 for 4 when Ashwin was dismissed He became overconfident after spanking left arm spinner Zafar Ansari for three fours and spooned a catch off the last ball of the over to covers Saha too departed by giving a return catch to leg-spinner Rashid in the 43rd over to raise England’s victory hopes Kohli who saw batsmen departing at the other end then piloted India to safety in the company of Jadeja who faced 33 balls as the seventh wicket pair batted out the remaining time as England bowled 33 overs extra before deciding to call it a draw Earlier Cook had produced yet another master class of batting to notch up his 30th Test hundred his sixth against India before declaring the team’s second innings 309 in front 36 minutes into the second session on the final day Cook scourge of India in past Test series and especially in their last visit four years ago atoned for his first innings failure to compile a well-crafted 130 and England declared on 260 for three at his dismissal Chasing the improbable target India advanced to 49 for two at tea needing 261 more runs to get in a minimum 31 overs in the last session of the Test with Vijay and Kohli were holding the fort The hosts commenced the second innings poorly by losing Gambhir for a duck fending awkwardly at Chris Woakes’ short and rising ball and guiding it straight to the second slip This left first innings centurions Vijay and one-down Cheteshwar Pujara to bat out till the end of the session They nearly did it albeit with some luck against the sharply spinning ball before Pujara fell leg before to leggie Rashid who was brought into the attack a little while earlier when playing back at the stroke of tea scoring 18 in a stay of 59 minutes TV replays suggested the ball to have pitched outside the leg stump but the Indians to everyone’s surprise did not review the decision of umpire Kumar Dharmasena The duo who put on a double century partnership in the first innings this time around could add only 47 Post tea India quickly lost Vijay caught bat-pad in the leg trap for the second time in the game off Rashid and Rahane who was bowled trying to cut Moeen’s off break The sudden loss of three top batsmen – Pujara Vijay and Rahane – in the space of just seven overs for the addition of three runs lifted England’s spirits and they attacked the Indians with a ring of fielders around the bat The tall off spinner who had a poor outing with the ball but scored an invaluable 70 in the first innings also survived a DRS call after he was full stretch to defend Ali’s sharply turning off break in over no 30 Thereafter he and Kohli batted out some crucial overs before Ashwin and next man Saha were dismissed in close succession to raise the visitors’ hopes again before they were dashed by the Indian captain and Jadeja In the morning leg-spinner Amit Mishra struck twice in the space of 11 balls after being brought on late into the attack but England carried on merrily after this twin strike to reach 211 for 2 at lunch with Cook setting a new benchmark by becoming the first overseas batsman to notch up five hundreds on Indian soil Cook playing in his 136th Test was level with West Indians Everton Weekes and Clive Lloyd and South African Hashim Amla with four centuries in India when the series commenced and went past the trio today He and his 19-year-old opening partner and Test debutant Haseeb Hameed who fell short of a coveted hundred by crafting his way to 82 put on a rollicking partnership of 180 for the first wicket Mishra broke the stand by removing Hameed in his very first over of the morning and added the prize scalp of Joe Root in his next over to bring some early life to the dreary proceedings The 235-minute stay of the 19-year-old batsman who struck a six and seven fours in his 177-ball innings ended when he knocked back a slog-sweep off a leg break bowled wide of off stump This was followed by the quick dismissal of Root who tried an almighty heave off Mishra’s leg break and top-edged to ‘keeper Saha who took a comfortable catch Cook and fellow-left hander Ben Stokes who struck a hundred in England’s first innings then came together to take the team to lunch without being separated and continued in the second session till the former departed and promptly applied the declaration Cook overnight 46 and 106 at lunch had 13 hits to the fence in his score of 130 before lofting Ashwin to long-off fielder Ravindra Jadeja and providing the off spinner who bowled economically with his only wicket of the innings In all the visiting team skipper had batted for nearly five hours and faced 243 balls For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Gothenburg | Published: September 15 2016 8:39 pm Dynamos started strongly with Kean Lewis rising to the occasion with a superb solo effort from the right making it 2-1 (Source: File) Top News ISL outfit DelhiDynamos signed off their pre-season campaign in Sweden with a3-2 victory over local club Assyriska BK At the Ruddalens IP here last evening marquee playerFlorent Malouda Kean Lewis and Arjun Tudu were on targetduring their final game a tour where they remainedundefeated The Lions drew the first blood in 36th minute as Marcelostepped up to take the resultant free-kick and his inchperfect delivery found skipper Malouda at the far post whomade no mistake with his header They however could not hold on to the lead for long anda superb strike from Ahrun Cicek from the edge of the box thatsaw Assyriska restore parity in the 43rd minute After the change of ends Dynamos started strongly withKean Lewis rising to the occasion with a superb solo effortfrom the right making it 2-1 in the 53rd minute Arjun Tudu rounded off the tally with a powerful headerin the 83rd minute Mihael Jevtic pulled one back for the hometeam but Dynamos managed to cling onto their slender lead Coach Gianluca Zambrotta said:”It’s been a satisfyingouting for us and I am happy that the team is gelling in welland the communication on and off the field is strong Theresults of this was seen in our match today where all the boyslinked in well to ensure we were ahead of them throughout thegame “I am glad we are set to begin our season back home inthe Hero ISL on a high Like I have said before the only goalfor Delhi Dynamos FC this season would be to bring home thewinner’s trophy” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 29 2016 5:53 pm Monica Dogra says she doesn’t like to “highlight problems” through her art but likes to “ask questions” Related News Singer-actor Monica Dogra who is one half of the popular Mumbai-based electronic duo Shaa’ir and Func and has released her solo debut album “Spit” says she doesn’t like to “highlight problems” through her art but likes to “ask questions” “I don’t like to highlight problems through my art I like to ask questions with my art I like to attempt to answer them with awareness that my knowing is miniscule in the landscape of knowledge yet to be attained” Monica told IANS in an interview “However I think art across the board has an important role to play in activism and has always served as a vehicle for social change” she added “Spit” which took three years to complete is “completely different” from her earlier work with Shaair and Func because it is “solo articulation” “Shaa’ir and Func is the combination of Randolph and my creative minds ‘Spit’ is just me… It’s still rooted in experimentation across genres but the focus is on the storytelling and the lyrics through songs” she said “Song for song the genres vary That’s how I am though… pragmatic” Regarding the diversity of the album Monica said “Spit” is an exploration of different musical styles “‘Spit’ is a snapshot of my life as well as an exploration of musical styles that don’t usually coexist Some songs are pop some are heavy bass tunes some are drum and bass some are folk some are big band/jazz tunes The record is pragmatic but when you stitch it all together it makes sense” Monica said As a leading face of the indie music scene in India Monica noted that the movement has been “witnessing a boom in the last six to seven years” “Actually it is just that it is snowballing exponentially” she said adding: “I guess the reason behind this boom is because brands are beginning to invest in this aspect of art and culture because they see that people are consuming it “I’m no expert though My expectation for the Indian music scene is just that we all continue to really support one another and that we all refuse to become complacent” Besides music Monica a student of musical theatre at the New York University has also made her foray into Indian showbiz with films like “Dhobi Ghat” where she acted alongside superstar Aamir Khan and “David” She says it’s been a “wonderful journey” for her “I studied musical theatre at NYU – exploring dance music and acting have always been a part of my artistic equation I do feel that I lucked out “My first film was with one of the most sensitive directors in our industry Kiran Rao who I admire and respect very much” she said while adding that it “helped” that she acted opposite Aamir “who is also another shining representation of a true artiste who takes his role as an activist very seriously” “I enjoy acting in films now from the perspective of a songwriter because it allows me the opportunity to live so much life in a short span of time I can then come back to my songwriting with new stories new things I just have to say #Saywhatyoulike Get it” she added “Spit” released on Friday and is available for download via iTunes A music video for the song “Say what you like” also released on YouTube The nine-track album album features collaborations with music producers like Robot Koch (Germany) Prash Mistry (Britain) of the Engine Earz Experiment Gaurav Raina aka Grain (India) from The Midival Punditz and Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes among others For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News Pune: Chennaiyin FC rode on Jeje Lalpekhlua’s64th minute strike to beat Pune City FC by a solitary goal and book a semifinal spot in the Indian Super League football on Saturday Lalpekhlua’s goal was enough for Chennaiyin FC in theirconcluding league clash as they jumped to second on the ISLtable with 22 points the same as FC Goa and Delhi Dynamos?s environmental,he added. 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