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Best Regards? — Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) April 17 2017 Sunil Grover has stayed away from saying anything about his returning to the show post his argument with Kapil The actor has now and then hinted just enough that he is in no mood to return to the show The actor earlier wrote on Twitter “My intentions are to act and to entertain with dignity For me money can’t be the only reason to do something or not to do something” Sunil has also posted some cryptic posts on Instagram ever since his fight with Kapil took place on a flight Sunil has done several live gigs since then and has entertained the audience in stand-alone performances Also Read:Sonu Nigam azaan row: Pooja Bhatt takes a jibe at the singer salutes the spirit of India His latest gig as a commentator along with Sunny Leone during ongoing IPL matches won him a lot of accolades from fans Kapil meanwhile is ramping up his team with Sunil Ali Asgar and Chandan Prabhakar refusing to return If Raju Srivastava was the first entrant Upasana Singh is also back now For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsGuwahati: The floods in Assam on Monday claimed three more lives taking the toll this season to 102 and hit nearly 32 lakh people in 25 districts besides snapping rail connectivity to the North East Two persons died in Morigaon and one in Golaghat during the day With the three deaths the toll in the second wave of floods in the state has gone up to 18 while the figure for this year’s flood related incidents climbed to 102 including eight in Guwahati Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report said on Monday Representational image Reuters A total 3192 villages are under water and 179 lakh hectares of crop area has been damaged it said ASDMA said 3159 lakh people are affected in Dhemaji Lakhimpur Biswanath Sonitpur Udalguri Darrang Baksa Nalbari Barpeta Bongaigaon Chirang Kokrajhar Dhubri South Salmara Goalpara Morigaon Nagaon Karbi Anglong Golaghat Jorhat Majuli Sivasagar Dibrugarh Tinsukia and Kamrup districts The train services to the North East from the rest of the country have been stopped till Wednesday in view of the flood in Assam West Bengal and Bihar "The Railway Board has decided to cancel all incoming trains from various parts of the country towards NE region which were to reach either Katihar or Malda town till 10 am of16 August 2017" Northeast Frontier Railway chief public relations officer (CPRO) Pranav Jyoti Sharma said in a statement "Heavy rainfall in the last 72 hours in West Bengal Bihar Assam and other NE states has resulted in railway operations being severely hampered as rain water has affected railway tracks at several places in Katihar and Alipurduar Division of NF Railway" Sharma said In view of the flood situation 11 outgoing trains have been cancelled by NF Railway on Monday Sharma said adding four other trains have been short-terminated at various locations On Sunday 22 trains were cancelled while 14 others were stopped at various places as tracks were flooded Till Sunday around 225 lakh people were hit by the latest wave of flood across 21 districts in Assam As per the report Dhubri was the worst affected district where 779 lakh people have been hit by the deluge followed by Morigaon (383 lakh people) Authorities are running 556 relief camps and distribution centres in 21 districts where 206467 people are taking shelter at present At least 2000 persons have been evacuated to safer places by the army the SDRF and the NDRF personnel in many districts The flood has damaged embankments roads bridges and other infrastructures in Dhemaji Sonitpur Darrang Nalbari Barpeta Bongaigaon Morigaon Nagaon Golaghat Biswanath Chirang Kokrajhar Dhubri South Salmara Majuli Dibrugarh Udalguri and Sivasagar Heavy erosion has been witnessed in Dima Hasaon district it said Currently Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Guwahati Nimatighat in Jorhat Tezpur in Sonitpur Goalpara and Dhubri towns Other rivers like Burhidehing at Khowang in Dibrugarh Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat Jia Bharali at NT Road Crossing in Sonitpur Puthimari at NH Road Crossing in Kamrup Beki at Road Bridge in Barpeta Sankosh at Golokganj in Dhubri Katakhal at Matizuri in Hailakandi and Kushiyara at Karimganj town are flowing above the danger marks Most of the forest areas in Kaziranga National Park Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Lawkhua wildlife sanctuary are under the flood waters Meanwhile speaking to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal for the second consecutive day Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern at the critical situation and asked about the relief measures and rescue operations Sonowal also talked over phone with Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and urged him to extend all cooperation in ensuring the safety and other essential requirements to passengers stuck at Kishanganj station after termination of trains due to floods In view of the critical flood situation in the state Sonowal directed to cancel the traditional High Tea programme as part of the celebrations of 71st Independence Day By: PTI | Washington | Published: July 13 2017 3:05 pm Home3D converts traditional 3-D movies from stereo into a format that’s compatible with so-called “automultiscopic displays” (Source: MIT) Related News MIT scientists have developed a new system that can allow users to watch 3D movies at home without having to wear inconvenient special glasses While 3D movies continue to be popular in theatres they have not made the leap to our homes just yet Theatres generally either use special polarised light or project a pair of images that create a simulated sense of depth To actually get the 3D effect though users have to wear glasses which have proven too inconvenient to create much of a market for 3D TVs Now researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US aim to change that with “Home3D” a new system that converts traditional 3D movies from stereo into a format that is compatible with so-called “automultiscopic displays” These displays are rapidly improving in resolution and show great potential for home theatre systems researchers said “Automultiscopic displays are not as popular as they could be because they can not actually play the stereo formats that traditional 3D movies use in theatres” said Petr Kellnhofer from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) “By converting existing 3D movies to this format our system helps open the door to bringing 3-D TVs into people’s homes” Kellnhofer said Home3D can run in real-time on a graphics-processing unit (GPU) meaning it could run on a system such as an Xbox or a PlayStation The team said that in the future Home3D could take the form of a chip that could be put into TVs or media players such as Google’s Chromecast The algorithms for Home3D also let users customise the viewing experience dialling up or down the desired level of 3D for any given movie researchers said In a user study involving clips from movies including “The Avengers” and “Big Buck Bunny” participants rated Home3D videos as higher quality 60 per cent of the time compared to 3D videos converted with other approaches Home3D converts 3D movies from “stereoscopic” to “multi-view” video which means that rather than showing just a pair of images the screen displays three or more images that simulate what the scene looks like from different locations As a result each eye perceives what it would see while really being at a given location inside the scene This allows the brain to naturally compute the depth in the image For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Srinath Rao | Mumbai | Published: March 10 2017 1:30 am Top News The Navi Mumbai police have arrested two men for posing as employees of telecom service provider Airtel and allegedly duping a building contractor of Rs 45 lakh after offering him a VIP phone number The complainant Turbhe resident Sachin Patil (40) allegedly received a phone call a month ago by a man claiming to be employed with the accounts department of Airtel According to the police the accused offered to sell him a VIP phone number and over the course of a month sent him official-looking email communication the police said What else is making news: The police said Patil initially did not suspect anything wrong as he already owned one VIP number The accused allegedly sent forged employee cards visiting cards and PAN cards to Patil though WhatsApp to convince him that he was speaking to authorised Airtel personnel “Patil never met the accused The entire communication took place on phone and email” said an officer at Vashi APMC police station The police said the accused asked Patil to pay Rs 45 lakh through bank transfers “Patil became suspicious when there was no progress in acquiring the number even after the payment” the officer said An FIR was registered and the police found that the phone number and bank account used by the accused were registered with a fake name and address “It was difficult to find their identities We made inquiries with Airtel who informed us no such persons worked with them Once we established who they were we laid a trap and caught them” said an officer The accused Mira Road residents Vishal Goswami alias Sanjay Prajapati (24) and Abhishek Upadhyay alias Narendra Kushwaha were booked for cheating and forgery under the Indian Penal Code and for identity theft and impersonation under the Information Technology Act The police said the men had completed courses in ethical hacking and used their skills to illegally acquire a database of individuals owning VIP numbers The duo is alleged to have similarly duped individuals in Karnataka Telangana and Rajasthan “They would only target individuals owning VIP numbers as they could be tempted into purchasing another number” the officer said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: July 18 2017 6:07 am Simarjeet Singh Bains allegedly “tried to reveal” his marked ballot paper to legislators Top News AAP MLA H S Phoolka was the only legislator in the 117-member Punjab Assembly who did not to cast his vote for the Presidential election on Monday The election exercise in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha was marred by controversy as Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains allegedly “tried to reveal” his marked ballot paper to legislators as well as Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) while getting it signed and stamped from her In another episode former Punjab Finance Minister and Akali leader Parminder Singh Dhinda demanded a duplicate ballot paper stating that he had accidentally marked his vote against the name of the wrong candidate After being denied a duplicate ballot paper he marked both the candidates said sources His vote is likely to be cancelled Bains an AAP ally had taken a different stand from AAP by announcing his support for NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind AAP had announced support for UPA candidate Meira Kumar but Bains had stated that he did not want to support Congress in any way After Bains marked his ballot paper and walked towards ARO Shashi Mishra Lakhanpal Congress polling agent Navtej Cheema alleged that Bains had exposed his vote Following his complaint the ARO reviewed the footage from the CCTV camera Bains told The Indian Express that his vote was cancelled as he had complained against Mishra in a case of dowry However Returning Officer-and-Chief Election Officer Punjab V K Singh told The Indian Express that Bains’s vote was not cancelled It appears to be advantage Meira Kumar in Punjab as Congress has 77 MLAs All of them including Chief Minister Amarinder Singh cast their votes Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had also announced party’s support for Meira Kumar AAP has 20 MLAs in Punjab and 19 cast their vote on Monday Phoolka had made it clear that he would not vote for Congress-backed candidate as some party leaders are accused of being involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots Phoolka who abstained from voting was not accessible throughout the day While Bains and his elder brother and another LIP MLA Balwinder Singh Bains had announced their support for Kovind SAD-BJP had 18 MLAs(SAD – 15 BJP – 3) As per the area and population count each MLA in Punjab is worth 116 votes Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was also among those voted He was allowed to break the queue by the legislators cutting across party lines who were waiting in queue For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsLucknow:Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday directed all district police chiefs to ensure that Christmas festivities go smoothly without any untoward incident two days after the Hindu Jagran Manch warned Aligarh schools against celebrating the festival Representational image AFP ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar also directed all district police chiefs of the state to ensure the freedom of practising one’s religion is protected and appropriate action should be taken in this regard "The Aligarh SSP (Senior Superintendent of Police) and all district police chiefs have been directed to take strict legal action against those indulging in intimidation of any sort" he said This directive comes after RSS-affiliate Hindu Jagran Manch issued a circular on Sunday threatening the management of all Aligarh schools against celebrating Christmas saying if they did so it would be "at their own risk" The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the plea of the Centre that two more days be given to it to respond to its suggestion about the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly under its supervision A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and and Shiva Kirti Singh posted the matter for hearing on Friday after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said he has conveyed in right earnest the court’s suggestion which is under serious consideration by the government The bench recorded the submission of Attorney General that "Union of India is seriously considering the suggestion given by this court to have a floor test in Assembly to put an end to the controversy that has emerged in this case" The bench also noted the submission of sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s counsel Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi that they have no objection if Government accepts the suggestion The bench noted that if Government accepts the suggestion it would subserve the cause of democracy While posting the matter for hearing on 6 May the bench said if the AG does not obtain instructions on the suggestion the matter will be taken for hearing and there is also a possibility that the matter will travel to Constitution bench for full fledged debate The bench was of the view that in most of the cases of imposition of President’s rule the matter has gone to the Constitution bench by framing some vital questions However Sibal and Singhvi raised objection to recording of such order and said that here it is a case of floor test which is like a vote of confidence for Rawat and it cannot be in any way called vote of no confidence However the submission of Congress was objected to by Rohatgi who said Rawat cannot seek confidence vote by projecting himself as Chief Minister as the President’s Rule is in operation by virtue of the apex court’s order AG said the situation in Uttarakhand is like where both the parties will face the floor test to prove their majority Singhvi said the floor test cannot be for the party which was not in power and the person who has to be called to prove the majority is one who was the chief minister Amidst the deliberation the bench said "we will not restore the status quo ante by asking Rawat to prove majority" The Supreme Court on Tuesdayhad asked the Attorney General to take instruction and apprise it about the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly under its supervision A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh which had fixed the hearing on the plea at 2 pm on Tuesday took up the matter at 1030 am to apprise the parties concerned that it may not take up the case on Tuesdayas Justice Singh would be a part of another bench hearing matters related to medical entrance exams at 2 pm During the brief hearing the bench repeated its suggestion that the Centre should consider holding a floor test in the Assembly under its supervision to ascertain the actual situation It asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to take instruction on the issue and apprise it about the same on Thursday The apex court had on 22 April stayed till 27 April the judgement of the Uttarakhand High Court quashing imposition of President’s rule giving a new turn to the political drama in the state by restoring central rule there On 27 April it had extended the stay till further orders and had also framed seven questions while giving the liberty to the AG to include other questions the government would like to be addressed "Whether the Governor could have sent the message in the present manner under Article 175 (2) for conducting floor test" the bench had said in its first question Representational image AFP It had further asked whether the disqualification of MLAs by the Speaker is a "relevant issue" for the purposes of invoking President’s rule under Article 356 of the Constitution Referring to constitutional scheme that the Assembly proceedings are beyond the scope of judicial scrutiny the apex court had also asked whether the proceedings of the House can be considered for invoking President’s rule Dealing with the claim and counter claim with regard to the fate of the Appropriation Bill in the Uttarakhand Assembly it had said that the next question is as to when the President’s role comes into the picture "Can the delay in the floor test be a ground for proclamation of the President’s rule" it had also asked The political crisis in Uttarakhand emerged after nine rebel MLAs from Congress defected to BJP during a debate over the state budget in March They were later disqualified Following the disqualification Governor KK Paul asked deposed Chief Minister Rawat to prove his majority in the assembly In a stunning verdict on 21 April the Uttarakhand High Court quashed the President’s rule imposed by the Centre which restored the dismissed Congress government and castigated the Centre for uprooting a democratically-elected government The Supreme Court delivered a major blow to the former Congress government on 23 April by staying the Uttarakhand High Court’s verdict setting aside President’s Rule in the state The verdict effectively re-imposed President’s Rule in the state On 27 March the BJP-led government at the Centre had imposed President’s Rule in Uttarakhand leading the Congress which was in power to term it as a ‘murder of democracy’ The judgment gave a new turn to the continuing political drama in the state Appearing for the Centre Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi along with senior advocate Harish Salve had pressed for the stay of the High Court judgment He said how one party can be put at advantage and assume the office of Chief Minister when the other party is pushed to disadvantage in the absence of the judgment Senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal appearing for Rawat and the Assembly Speaker argued hard against the passing of any interim order saying "you are allowing the appeal by giving the stay" Sibal was of the view that allowing stay of operation of the High Court verdict would be like enforcing the proclamation of the President rule During the jam-packed hearing the bench sought to pacify both the parties saying that it has to take a balanced view as this is a Constitutional court "We will take on record the copy of the judgement and go through it This matter may go to Constitution bench" the bench said The apex court had clarified on 23 April that it was keeping in abeyance the judgment of the High Court till the next date of hearing as a measure of balance for both the parties as the copy of the verdict was not made available to the parties Mumbai: Condemning the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Friday said the incident shows that the government was not dealing with the Kashmir issue with an iron hand The right-wing Hindu organisation also said that over 10000 VHP and Bajrang Dal activists would soon gather in the terror-affected regions of Kashmir to boost the Army’s morale Representational image AFP "Our country has been turned into a war zone by the extremists and jihadis who carry out attacks on a daily basis Time has come now for the country to launch an all-out combat operation in Kashmir and eliminate jihadis who kill innocent people in dastardly attacks" Shankarrao Gaikar the VHP’s Konkan region chief said in a press conference in Mumbai "It is quite evident that the government is not dealing with the Kashmir issue with an iron hand We have no full-time defence minister Home minister (Rajnath Singh) recently said the army has been given a free hand to eliminate terrorists But I am asking why the army’s hands were tied till now" he said He demanded that the government should stop recruiting Kashmiri Muslims into the armed forces "The government should immediately stop recruiting Kashmiri Muslims into the police department in Jammu and Kashmir and into the armed forces in India If it is not stopped then today’s stone-pelters who are insulting our jawans there can join the armed forces in the years to come and act against our own country" Gaikar said Terming the madrassas as "nurseries of terrorism" he said they should be closed down in the Valley "All the madrassas be shut in the Valley They are the nurseries of terrorism If children in madrassas are provided laptops then proper scrutiny of the laptops be done as nobody knows what the child and trainer do with the laptops" he said He added that the BJP government should follow the "core policy" of Hindutva and remove Article 370 from the Constitution for the "betterment" of the country "Over 10000 VHP and Bajarang Dal activists would soon gather in the terror-affected regions of Kashmir valley to boost the morale of Army jawans" he said Mumbai:The family members of aVirar-based merchant navy officer who along with other Indiancrew members went missing after their cargo ship sank in thePacific off the Philippines earlier this month met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seeking her help to trace him File image of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Twitter @MEAIndia The family members of Rajesh Nair who was the captainof the cargo ship met Swaraj in Delhi last Friday whoassured all possible help to trace him The Maritime Union of India (MUI) facilitated themeeting between Nair’s kin and Swaraj On 13 October the 33205-tonne cargo ship EmeraldStar with 26 Indian nationals on board sank off Okinawa While16 Indians were rescued a search for the missing crew memberswas launched by Indian missions in the Philippines Japan andChina to locate them "Nair’s wife and sister met Swaraj and requested herto help find him The minister was kind enough to assureextending all sort of support" Amar Singh Thakur generalsecretary of the MUI said "Sushmaji was kind enough not only to brief Nair’saggrieved family members about the various measures taken upby the Indian missions in a few countries but also assuredthem to do every bit to trace him" he added Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was alsopresent on the occasion "The kin of the missing seafarers are distraught? 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