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Mumbai have troubled visiting Test teams in the past.They famously beat Australia in 1998 with Sachin Tendulkarscoring a double hundred “Past Mumbai teams have done well against the visitingteams We draw inspiration from that It is a greatopportunity for us that we are getting to play a quality Testteam at the start of the season “The wicket looks nice It should be a good game” saidTare For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Los Angeles | Published: November 10 2016 11:56 am Brad Pitt went to court last Friday and filed for joint custody of all of his six children Top News Film star Brad Pitt has been cleared of abuse allegations in a child welfare investigation and has asked a court to grant him shared custody of his six children with his estranged wife actress Angelina Jolie a source close to the matter said on Wednesday Pitt 52 fully cooperated in a comprehensive inquiry conducted by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services which found no wrongdoing on his part according to the source who spoke on condition of anonymity More from the world of Entertainment: The Hollywood power couple dubbed “Brangelina” during their decade-long romance split following an incident on a private plane in which Pitt was reported to have lost his temper in front of one or more of the children According to celebrity news website TMZcom Jolie accused Pitt of striking their eldest son Maddox Jolie 41 filed for divorce from the actor her husband of two years and romantic partner since 2005 in September citing irreconcilable differences and seeking full physical custody of their children ages 8 to 15 Also read:Angelina Jolie will have sole custody of six children Brad Pitt to have therapeutic visits At the time the Oscar-winning actress said her decision to end the marriage “was made for the health of the family” Their children include two adopted sons Maddox from Cambodia and Pax from Vietnam an adopted daughter from Ethiopia Zahara and three biological children Shiloh Nouvel and twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline Having been cleared by the child welfare agency of abuse Pitt went to court last Friday and filed for joint custody of all six youngsters according to the source The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) declined to comment on the matter to Reuters citing confidentiality laws A representative for Jolie said on Wednesday she was “relieved that after their 8-week involvement the DCFS is now satisfied the safeguards are put in place that will allow the children to heal” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Updated: February 16 2016 12:29 pm Actress Sarah Jane Dias who is starring in director Mozez Singh’s musical drama “Zubaan” will be posting her looks from the film on fashion social networking website Roposo which is also the film’s social media partner Related News Actress Sarah Jane Dias who is starring in director Mozez Singh’s musical drama “Zubaan” will be posting her looks from the film on fashion social networking website which is also the film’s social media partner As part of the association between Roposo and “Zubaan” exclusive stills from the film will be pinned at the website during the promotional period Watch Video: In Conversation With Zubaan Stars Vicky Kaushal And Sarah Jane Dias The website will also arrange for meet and greet with the stars for its users besides creating new and enthralling looks for Sarah on its platform Sarah and actor Vicky Kaushal who will also feature in the film have already created their profiles on the social network through which their fans will be able to follow “Zubaan Fashion” on the portal which will help users discover and adopt the best looks from the film (Read:‘Zubaan’ is coming-of-age commercial film: Mozez Singh) “‘Zubaan’ features some of the most fashion forward looks ever seen in Bollywood We are proud to collaborate with the movie as the social media partner of choice in a truly symbiotic relationship” Roposo’s chief executive officer Avinash Saxena said in a statement “The idea is to bolster the perception of ‘Zubaan’ as a film with a deep emphasis on style and personal fashion” he added Speaking about Sarah’s look producer of “Zubaan” Guneet Monga said that her character will play the wild child in the film and will be donning different and “unique looks in the film which is a crazy combination of boho meets desi meets hip hop” Watch Video: Vicky Kaushal Proposes Sarah Jane Dias “Sarah’s character (Amira) is a free-spirited wild child who finds solace in music She has donned very unique looks in the film which is a crazy combination of boho meets desi meets hip hop And hence we couldn’t think of a better fashion app to be associated with than Roposo” he added The film is slated to release in March For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsLondon:New Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka will be given opportunities to nail down a first-team place after dropping out of the starting XI manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday Wenger spent 35 million pounds ($46 million 41 million euros) to price Xhaka from Borussia Moenchengladbach during the close season making him one of Arsenal’s biggest ever signings The 23-year-old has started Arsenal’s last two games on the bench with Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin playing in central midfield but Wenger has indicated the Switzerland international could play farther forward File photo of Arsene Wenger AP "I personally prefer him as a box-to-box player" the Frenchman told a press conference ahead of Saturday’s trip to Hull City "Because he has the engine he has the power he has the long pass He likes to come deep and distribute but he has the engine to have the impact with his runs "It’s not about his quality at the moment He adapts to the pace of the English game For me it’s about pairs as well who work together Coquelin and Cazorla have worked well together "He will play games Every week he’s stronger and better He will have a huge impact We are (in) September; we started in August so it’s one month "Many players take time to get into the team He will do that without any problem" Wenger hopes to have winger Theo Walcott available at Hull following a knee injury but midfielder Aaron Ramsey (hamstring) remains sidelined and centre-back Gabriel (ankle) is short of match fitness Striker Olivier Giroud requires a late fitness test after hurting his toe in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League Arsenal made a slow start to the season losing at home to Liverpool and drawing at Leicester City but they have won their last two games against Watford and Southampton Hull’s early season form has been impressive They go into Saturday’s game level on points with Arsenal and Wenger praised their caretaker manager Mike Phelan who has been offered the job on a permanent basis "He’s doing very well" Wenger said of the former Manchester United assistant manager "He’s experienced after working at big clubs in big competitions He has done really well He is a real football man and has given some stability to Hull They are difficult to beat "What is important is he has experience of the big games and the knowledge you get from these big games" By: IANS | Chennai | Published: February 25 2016 12:20 pm Rana Daggubati recently shot for a major underwater war sequence for the film Being a certified diver he didn’t require any underwater lessons for the film However he rehearsed a bit before canning the final shots Related News Rana Daggubati who plays a Naval officer in the trilingual “Ghazi” touted as India’s first sub marine-based war film has been shooting non-stop ever since the movie went on the floors in January The period drama revolves around the mysterious disappearance of Pakistan’s premiere sub PNS Ghazi near the eastern coast of India en route to the Bay of Bengal during the 1971 India-Pakistan war Rana recently shot for a major underwater war sequence for the film Being a certified diver he didn’t require any underwater lessons for the film However he rehearsed a bit before canning the final shots Talking about the experience Rana told IANS: “We began shooting on January 3 with the schedule drawing to a close on Tuesday Two submarines have been created in a large pool in Hyderabad I am currently on a 12-day break and will resume shooting from March 10 for a start-to-finish schedule” Share This Article Related Article “I am quite good at diving but the last time I did it was around four years ago It was shot over three days and required me to be underwater from six in the morning to two in the night It was taxing but I was committed to giving it my best The fact that it’s a first of its kind movie motivates me to keep working hard” he reminisced There may not have been heavy-duty physical preparation involved for the war drama but Rana did have to lose a few kg of his weight “I was quite bulked up for ‘Baahubali’ so I had to shed some weight I also underwent agility training as part of my prep” he said The trilingual which is directed by Sanklap Reddy is being shot in Hindi and Telugu and will be dubbed in Tamil The actor’s research also involved meeting Indian Naval officers particularly those on board the Indian naval ship “My father helped me get in touch with many of them including those on INS Vikrant at the time” he added “For news updates Follow us on Facebook Twitter“ Google+ & Instagram For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rohit Alok | Mumbai | Published: October 9 2016 3:05 am Top News Fifteen days of tutoring six pages of a script and a teacher to train the young recruits to speak with an American accent — this was all the preparation it took to extort thousands of dollars from US victims According to the police officers probing the IRS scam at least three such teachers have been arrested so far for allegedly being part of the racket “These teachers had a pivotal role in equipping the diallers to pose as US tax officials” said Parag Manere Thane police spokesperson Probe so far has revealed that in the seven-storey business park off the Western Express Highway where six call centres were raided the fifth floor of the building was specifically used for “training” the employees during the day At night six floors of the building were operational as call centres Most of the accused were in the age group of 22 to 30 years who could speak English the police said “Once they were accepted they were hired as trainees and underwent a group study session Each batch would generally have 15 students and one teacher” a senior officer said An accused told The Indian Express that the only literature to learn was a six-page script “We were advised to speak slower than usual A lot of us had the habit of ending sentences with na which was identified as a recurring problem” he said A 22-year-old who was employed at the one of the raided call centres said it was his first job and he and his colleagues were asked to learn the script by rote “We were told to speak each sentence slowly and exactly how the teacher would say it We had to mimic him exactly and then keep repeating it” he said The script a copy of which is available with The Indian Express shows that at points where the caller had to sound more threatening the lines were written in uppercase “For those sentences the teachers asked them to raise their voice too” a officer said The police are on the lookout for more such accent tutors For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: July 26 2017 8:15 pm Vidya Balan talks about child sexual abuse Related News Actor Vidya Balan said it is unfortunate that people don’t even want to hear about child sexual abuse which is “horrific” and “disturbing” The actor who played a victim of abuse in Kahaani 2 said she had several sleepless nights reading up about the issue “Child sexual abuse is something that we don’t want to even hear forget to know of When I did Kahaani 2 I read up about certain things which made me sleepless It was so disturbing The most disturbing thing was that it happens in the family which is the safest place for a child It’s horrific” she told reporters here Vidya was speaking at the launch of actor Rahul Bose’s NGO HEAL (Help Eradicate Abuse Through Learning) last evening The 38-year-old actress said she too has been in situations where she didn’t want to believe someone close to her was abused as a child “I know friends who’ve been through this and how it has scarred their lives I feel very ashamed to say this but I must admit there was a friend of mine who went through the same and another said ‘may be she is making it up because she needs attention’ I won’t deny that I didn’t consider it because you don’t want to accept that this could be true could be happening in someone’s family” she added Bose said through this they want to create awareness and eradicate abuse as much as possible The actor said it was important for the person who has been abused as a child to not be ashamed or feel responsible for the act “We do workshops and say it clearly – the shame is not yours it’s of the perpetrators Sadly everyone in the family tries to hush it down They think if people get to know that someone from the family did this to a child the whole family’s name will be dragged” he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 24 2017 2:34 am Top News As many as 22 long distance trains were diverted while four were cancelled or terminated for a short period on the Western Railway due to an agitation by the Jat community between Dhaurmui Jaghina and Jajan Patti stations between Mathura and Bharatpur sections on Friday Also services will remain suspended between Dombivli and Kalyan sections Sunday as the Central Railway (CR) plans to undertake construction work of a road overbridge at Thakurli station For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: September 17 2017 5:41 am (Representational Image) Top News Major General Jagatbir Singh Director General Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare on Saturday said that in the last two years 50000 ex-servicemen had been provided with new jobs through DGR achieving 83 per cent placement compared to the 60000 defence personnel who retire every year DGR is a tri-services arm of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Speaking at the HR Conclave organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Ahmedabad Major General Singh said “Every year we have been placing 40000-45000 people in security agencies This is on a contract for one year” while the rest of the placements happen in the private sector state and central governments He added “On Friday itself we placed 4100 people in Odisha which includes 3500 in Mahanadi Coal Field Limited (a miniratna subsidiary of Coal India Limited) but this is an exception” He said that the people had been recruited in Odisha for the posts of security guards JCOs (Junior Commissioner Officers) and ORs (Other ranks) personnel “In Delhi we have 798 Mother Dairy booths operated entirely by ex-servicemen These are state government initiatives” the official said adding that he was looking towards Gujarat’s thriving private sector to provide jobs to ex-servicemen He added that there was a backlog as well with 31 million pensioners When asked if there were a database with the the details of ex-servicemen requiring jobs across the country Major General Singh said that no such database existed calling it the biggest challenge He said “Right now the database is maintained in the three wings of the armed forces” He said that the DGR had been unable to collate data on jobs given to ex-servicemen so far through job-fairs organised in collaboration with CII since 2014 Speaking at the conclave titled ‘HR in the Digital Age’ Major General Singh explained that the average age of people exiting the armed forces is 42 years “Eleven percent leave between the age of 35 to 40 About 50 percent leave before they are 45” he said adding that the challenge faced by the personnel exiting at the age of 42 was a small pension and the added responsibility of children who were young or attending either school or college “Bulk of the people who are ex-servicemen (70 per cent) belong to the northern states of J&K Punjab Haryana Uttarkhand Himachal Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh” Major General Singh said “However the bulk of the jobs or industry are located in western southern or eastern India” he added The DGR is also involved in helping retiring officers go through a 24-week management course at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad “About 60-odd officers go through this course every year Apart from IIM-A we also have officers being trained in places like XLRI Mumbai MDI Gurgaon IIM-Lucknow and IIM-Indore As far as our JCOs and ORs are concerned they are being trained in several central and state government institutes apart from those institutes recognised by the National Skill Development Corporation” he added For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Nandini Nair | Published: February 16 2012 12:00 am Related News Why we should not sanitise Finchers new movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was to be released in India last Fridaybut didnt Directed by David Fincherwho made The Social Network and Fight Clubit has bagged five Academy Award nominationsincluding Best Actress for Rooney Marabut the Indian theatre audience is reportedly caught in a tussle between Fincher and the Central Bureau for Film Certification (CBFC) The latter wants some cuts and pixellation; the filmmaker reportedly doesnt Set in the sunless winter of Swedenthe moviebased on Steig Larssons bestseller of the same nametears the veneer of a civilised society to reveal undercurrents of physical abuseperversions and Nazism It tells the story of journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) who investigates the disappearance of a young girl 40 years ago He takes the help of Lisbeth Salander (Mara) a 90-poundbleached-eyebrowed computer-hacker and male-thrasher While the book smoulders with violence and ragehurt and revengeit went on to sell 65 million copiesmaking it one of the most popular books of all time The book and the movie rankleoften forcing one to turn the page quicker and grab the chair harder It targets grown-ups those who can tell fact from fictionright from wrongand who must reckon with the magnitude of female sexual assault and the fathomless rot of this world Reuters reported that Fincher refused to cut two love-making scenes and a rape and torture scene from his R-rated adaptation as demanded by the CBFC Sony Pixthe movies Indian distributorthen said they are yet to take a final call on whether they woukd release the film with the cuts Howeverin the filmthe controversial scenes serve to anchor the protagonists purpose thats the reason for her revenge and her rebellious self Salander is who she is because of the abuse hailed down on her We need Salander We need an unloved punk heroine raging on the screen and skulking in our conscience We might not identify with Salanderbut we will applaud her refusal to be a victim Larsson writes?

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