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To come back in power, BJP has to build Ram Mandir: Hindu priest threatens to withdraw support

06 Jun,2018 Politics

NEW DELHI: There seems to be no end to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s troubles. On one hand, the Opposition is gaining footage with every passing poll, on the other hand, some of the party’s supporting organisations are pressing on the issue of Ram Mandir.

“If they (BJP) want to come in power again (in 2019) then they have to build the Ram Temple, else we will start a movement and make sure they are defeated,” Mahant Paramhans Das, a priest in Uttar Pradesh’s Chawani Temple told ANI.

Das’ was reacting to Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi statement.

Naqvi had earlier claimed that development will be the only issue for BJP in 2019 elections, further adding that Hindutva and Ram Mandir are not the primary issues for the saffron party.

“Today our government has made development as the mood of the nation. We have made development, a people’s movement. Prime Minister Modi has become ‘Vikas Nayak’ for the people of the country,” the minister said.

Naqvi further added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been the “biggest victim of political intolerance” and from Gujarat to Delhi “political conspiracies” were hatched against him by “frustrated forces” who have been defeated by the people of the country.

The Hindu Yuva Vahini, a youth wing formed by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, also reportedly threatened to cut off contact with BJP if building the Ram Mandir ceases to be one of the primary issues.

They added that the recent defeat in by-elections is due to the party’s slow move over the construction of Ram Mandir.

Clean India: Government launches sanitary pads at only Rs 2.50

06 Jun,2018 Business

Bringing yet another innovation in spreading cleanliness and hygiene, the government introduced sanitary pads that will be sold at Rs 2.50 on Monday, June 4. This is pad is also environment-friendly. Under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi project, the pad will be sold all over the country.

Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandavia told reporters in New Delhi that these sanitary pads, called Oxo-biodegradable facility, will be available at 3,600 Drug Centers across the country. This center is spread across 33 States and Union Territories.

The minister said that the price of these pads has been kept low for better reach and usage. In the market where the available pads are generally priced at Rs 8 per unit, the cost of the four unit packs is Rs 10.

The minister also added that the pad will help women of poor classes to maintain their basic needs related to cleanliness. He also said that competition from the new cheap pad market will increase and other companies can also reduce their prices.

Bepannah 5 June 2018 Full Episode Written Update: Rajvir Finds Out About Zoya and Aditya’s Whereabouts

06 Jun,2018 Entertainment

In yesterday’s episode of Bepannah, Aditya starts to feel very thirsty while being in the jungle. Zoya finds a pond and helps Aditya drink water. On the other side, the bankers reach Zosh Company and order to seal it. The employees plead for being given some more time but the bankers are reluctant in accepting their requests and further seal the company.
Aditya finds a phone booth and makes a call to Arjun. A police officer happens to stand beside Arjun while he attends the call thinking that it is Aditya who had called. Aditya also, very smartly, talks in Sheikh’s tone, tells his location in code language and easily fools the police officer while Arjun knows that it is Aditya on the line. Arjun cracks the code and comes to know that Aditya was in Badlapur. Rajvir tracks Aditya’s and Arjun’s phone call and is also able to know Aditya’s location. Aditya and Zoya find a tea stall and buy something to eat. Arjun is trying to get out of his house in order to reach Zoya and Aditya but the police don’t allow him to leave.
Zoya and Aditya see a car coming their way. Zoya assumes that it was Arjun’s car but Aditya tells him that it wasn’t Arjun and they both realise it is Rajvir. Zoya and Aditya again start running away and enter the jungle. While trying to find a place to hide Zoya’s foot gets stuck in a trap that is usually placed for animal hunting. Aditya helps Zoya to get out of it and further carries Zoya in his arms and continues to run.
Zoya and Aditya reach a place which looked busy as people could be seen around. They find a house where they could see no one and so they decide to go there to hide. Rajvir reaches the same place and orders the police to look everywhere for Aditya and Zoya.

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Why Gareth Bale would be a perfect signing for Tottenham Hotspur

Why Gareth Bale would be a perfect signing for Tottenham Hotspur

04 Jun,2018 Sports

Over the past few seasons, Tottenham Hotspur has been the most consistent team in the Premier League.

The north- Londoner’s may not have won a trophy in the recent past, but that does not take away from the fact that they have always managed to hold their own against the big boys.

And given the enormous amounts of money that the likes of Manchester CityManchester UnitedLiverpoolArsenaland Chelsea have spent, Spurs’ achievement is even more commendable.

What’s even more impressive is the fact that Mauricio Pochettino’s side has made a name for themselves with their vibrant style of play. In the process, the likes of Christian EriksenHarry KaneSon Heung-min and Dele Alli have gone on to become household names.

But in this day and age, merely playing attractive football and mixing it with some of the best teams in the world is certainly not going to be enough.

If Spurs want to establish themselves as a big team, they really have to start winning titles, rather than just compete for them. Too many times over the past few seasons, Spurs have been guilty of choking right at the end of a title chase.

This was the case more than ever in the 2016-17 season when Spurs took the fight for the Premier League crown down to the wire, before surrendering the title to Chelsea.

The missing piece of the puzzle

But neither Pochettino nor his players can really be blamed for their failure to win a title. You see, winning is habit begins with one win.

Just a single title win is enough to get players believing that they have what it takes to win titles. But unfortunately for Spurs, that first win has been elusive so far.

As good as the likes of Kane, Alli, Eriksen and Son have been over the past few seasons, neither their individual exploits nor their collective efforts have been enough to take Spurs to glory.

If anything, the quartet’s exploits amid Spurs’ inability to win a trophy has only been seen as a sign that they may be destined for greener pastures.

Harry Kane has failed to lead Spurs to a title and might need some help to do so

In a situation like this, what Spurs desperately need is the experience of a player who has felt the high of winning a title and therefore knows what it takes to win a title. And at this point in time, there could be none better to fill this void than Gareth Bale.

The former Tottenham man is still on a high after scoring a spectacular goal in the Champions League final and leading Real Madrid to their twelfth European crown.

But the Welshman has also made clear his desire to play football on a regular basis. And if the transfer rumours are anything to go by, Bale is certainly on his way out of Madrid.

Though there are a host of big clubs looking for his signature, a return to his old stomping ground could still very much be on the cards for the 28-year-old.

A perfect match

In fact, returning to the London might just be the best decision that Bale could ever make, because this current Spurs side is much more of a well-rounded unit than the one Bale left in 2013.

Further, Bale certainly will not be the only world-class player on the team with the likes of Kane, Alli, Eriksen and Son all falling into that same bracket.

Hypothetically speaking, the sight of the mere sight of Bale along with Kane, Alli, Eriksen and Son is guaranteed to send chills down the opponents’ spine.

But what the signing of Bale would potentially bring goes far beyond what one sees on the pitch. His arrival will also bring with it the much-needed winning mentality that Spurs have been missing over the last few years.

Bale’s experience of winning four Champions league titles and one Spanish league title with Real Madrid will each be worth their weight in gold to everyone at Spurs, including Pochettino.

A risk worth taking

On the face of it, Bale re-joining Spurs would be perfect for both parties as the Spurs would finally have what they have been lacking, while Bale would finally get to feature on a regular basis. To add to this, Bale still holds a special place in the hearts of the Tottenham faithful.

The only potential stumbling block would be the kind of money that Real Madrid is expected to demand the Welshman, Having signed Bale for a then world record transfer fee of €101 million, the Spanish club will not let their star man leave for cheap.

Spurs, on the other hand, are not known to break the bank to sign a player. But in this case, Pochettino should just ask the board to make an exception and go all out in their pursuit to re-sign Bale as he has what it takes to take Tottenham to the next level.

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