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In MPwhere Pannas tigers were lost to poachingin some instances in connivance with localsan astounding 5500 villages are within two kilometers of protected areas Unsurprisinglyamidst elaborate welfare and human relocation exercisesthe state turned a deaf ear to calls from the Centre that its tigers above 35between 2002 and 2009 in Panna were being poached And the existing structurewith the actual animalprotected or notbeing to its last claw a property of the state (unlikesaythe USwhere national parks have some federal control) meant the Centre can do little but write letters And our present Central and state-level conservation policies also show us that we have no tolerance for stray animals: in the past one yearstraying tigersleopards and elephants from forests in UttarakhandUttar Pradesh or West Bengal have been shot or locked in zoosthe most famous being the Lucknow man-eating tiger whichafter being allowed to range over UP for six monthswas shot in February this year This is because Project TigerProject ElephantProject Snow Leopard make no concessions for strays; we expect our animalslike usto follow the neat lines of our power point presentations The moment the animal crosses the lines of the protected area or state bordersits survival is dependent on the whims of local officers Bringing the cheetah back to India will mean us taking a hard look at our conservation policieswhich repeatedly seem to believe that a) animals should neverever go extinct and b) they should always stay in protected areasand definitely not over-run state borders Another argument goes that we should save our tigers before we fantasise of bringing in any other good-looking big cat (In the past 300 years800 species of plants and animals are believed to be extinct and can no longer be found in the wild Apart from the cheetahthe Himalayan quailthe pink-headed duckand the two-horned rhino are no longer recordedbut clearly its the lure of a top predator which has excited machineries into action) The pro-cheetah argument believes that bringing back the cheetah will help protect its rolling grassland habitatestablishing precisely that conservation in India should not be about tigers But this is an issue which has actually nothing to do with the browbeaten tigerunwittingly the touchstone of Indian conservation Bringing the cheetah back will be reversing the hunting ills the country once had Cheetahs were shot easily with modern riflesthe last one being shot in Chhattisgarh in 1968 The identified cheetahs to be brought here are from Namibiawith about 5000 years of separation from the Asiatic cheetahnow only found in Iran Bringing them here will be changing historybeing Indias first decisiveand definitely romantic steptowards bringing back an extinct animal It will be a paradigm shift But the shift cannot and should not be made unless we take this opportunity to mark a similar paradigm shift in our conservation policies In this casehuman money cant help the animals Only that feted human quality: intelligence and adaptationin creating radical new policiescan [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ISHRAT S BANWAIT | Chandigarh | Published: March 13 2016 9:18 am Related News Even after Child Care Leave (CCL) was approved by the Panjab University Senate and Syndicate teachers of PU remain the only government employees missing out on its benefits Till date PU employees have not been able to avail the benefits of the scheme initiated under the Centre The CCL scheme introduced in the sixth pay commission (2008) states that all women employees of the central government are eligible to apply for leave for a maximum period of two years for taking care of their minor children After the University Grants Commission (UGC) came out with a regulation for the same in 2010 the agenda was introduced in the PU Syndicate and Senate which agreed to it but with a rider that it could be availed only for a period of one year instead of two However the Resident Audit Officer (RAO) of the university objected to the CCL Scheme stating that under Section 31(1) of the Panjab University Act 1947 the provisions of the CCL could be incorporated only after approval for the same was given by the Government of India Till date the file is pending with the MHRD and no formal approval has been received by the university After the objection the university sought legal opinion from the University Legal Retainer SC Sibal who had reiterated that approval of the Central Government was not needed considering the CCL had already been approved by the university’s governing bodies ie the Senate and Syndicate Sibal had stated that the CCL rules had been framed by the approval of the Syndicate and Senate hence there was no need to send the rules for approval from the Central Government In the meeting of Panjab University’s Board of Finance (BoF) on February 15 2016 the CCL has once again been included in the budget for the upcoming financial year This comes in as a ray of hope for the teachers but the ones who have already availed this leave after the Vice Chancellor’s approval are left in the lurch as they are yet to receive their salaries for the leave period The Senate while approving the Child Care Leave had also said that CCL would be applicable retrospectively to cover the pending cases of Child Care Leave where the administrative sanction has already been granted by the authorities The RAO who has refused to comment on the matter has still maintained that CCL rules cannot be implemented until a formal approval is obtained from the Central Government “I had applied for child care leave in July2015 and it was approved by the VC in September I was on leave from 24 September2015 to 24 January2016 and have not received my salary for these four months” stated Inderdeep Kaur Aulakh from the University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) According to Professor Akshaya Kumar President of the Panjab University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) “UGC carried forward the Center’s scheme and it is being availed everywhere Panjab University has already made many compromises to Child Care Leave as compared to the center’s scheme The Vice Chancellor has agreed to it yet it cannot be availed by the staff” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: April 20 2016 2:09 pm Related News New mother Chrissy Teigen has taken to Instagram to share the first photo of daughter Luna Simone Stephens five days after giving birth to the baby girl The “Lip Sync Battle” star not only gave a first look at the adorable little girl but also revealed her nickname reported Ace Showbiz “Hi my lulu” the 30-year-old model captioned the cute snap Wearing a black innerwear and black leggings Chrissy held the newborn baby with one hand as she rubbed her head She flashed a smile at the baby girl while letting her hair loose on one side Chrissy’s mother Vilailuck Teigen also posted on her Instagram account a photo of herself with Luna In the photo she cradled the cute little girl while smiling at the camera “Lulu and me” the happy grandmother captioned the photo Read More Some of Chrissy’s followers congratulated her while some others said that they loved the nickname that the model gave her daughter Chrissy and her husband John Legend welcomed the baby girl on April 14 They made the happy announcement on Instagram on April 17 revealing the baby’s name and weight Entertainment Videos by Indian Express For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Garima Rakesh Mishra | Pune | Published: July 14 2016 3:44 am Top News Fifty-five years ago on July 12 1961 Pune experienced a flood which rendered thousands homeless Though many affected residents were rehabilitated problems on the administrative level persisted Among those who were affected was the family of Mangesh Kharate who lost their house life’s belongings and savings in the flood On Tuesday at Balgandharva Rangmandir Kharate launched a Marathi book penned by him — Kahani Panshet Purgrastanchi — which covers the problems the Panshet flood victims faced and the measures taken by the government to resolve them Though 43-year-old Kharate was born after the flood he grew up seeing the hardships his family faced due to the flood Speaking with other people whose families were affected by the flood he discovered the story of his family was the story of several others From 2001 to 2008 he started meeting the affected families and understanding their pending issues Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news His research made him realise which problem came under the domain of which government department He started writing to different government departments like the collector’s office tehsildar’s office and city survey office asking them to look into issues but receiving no response “I realised that because I was doing the correspondence as an individual for issues that concerned so many people the matter was being ignored by the government So in 2009 I founded an organisation named Panshet Purgrast Samiti” said Kharate The flood-affected people 3988 in all were rehabilitated by the government in eight areas in the city — Erandwane Parvati Darshan Dattawadi Shiv Darshan Nisenahat Bhavani Peth Janwadi and Health Camp “I visited each and every family spent hours and days with them to understand their pending issues related to property cards encroached lands construction and study the related papers All this took six to seven years Initially many officials got angry asking why I was digging up such an old issue But as they realised I had no vested interest and was trying to bring up genuine problems being faced by the flood-affected people they started supporting me and helped me meet senior officials of various government departments” said Kharate who is a graduate and runs a snacks centre in Erandwane His efforts finally bore results By 2010-11 issues which could be addressed on a local level were resolved with immediate orders For issues which needed to be addressed on a ministry level orders were issued to the collector city survey officer and tehsildar to prepare detailed reports and submit them at the Mantralaya “I follow ed up on these but it took time on the administrative level I was able to have a meet with the rehabilitation minister Patangrao Kadam and revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat They agreed to take a decision to resolve the three main issues which I had pointed out” said Kharate The three pending issues were: those who had not paid the ownership cost should be given one last chance to make the payment and in the property card the word ‘lease holder’ should be changed to holder for those who had already paid the ownership cost (677 out of 3988 had not paid); property transactions done by those who had paid the owenership cost should be considered legal; open space encroached upon by the flood-affected people around their house should be dealt with under the government resolution (GR) dated April 4 2002 It states slums that had come up on government land before 1995 can be treated as legal by taking charges “Our argument was that if the GR is applicable on slums then why not on others” said Kharate adding that the decision on the three issues was taken by the government on July 15 2013 “Though the problems were addressed with a decision in the favour of the flood victims issues related to property transactions and encroachment are yet to be implemented on an administrative level” he added For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsTeknaf (Bangladesh): More than 600000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since violence erupted in northern Rakhine in August a UN report said on Sunday The grim new landmark comes as authorities in Bangladesh were bracing for another possible surge in Rohingya arrivals with thousands from the Muslim minority believed to be stranded along the border waiting to cross File image of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar Reuters Rohingya refugees have headed for Bangladesh in huge numbers after militant attacks on Myanmar security forces in Rakhine state sparked a major army crackdown on the community likened to ethnic cleansing by the UN Now the UN-led Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) which is directing the humanitarian effort has said an estimated 603000 refugees from Rakhine have crossed the border into Bangladesh since 25 August "Cross border movement of over 14000 newly arrived refugees has been verified in the past week" the ISCG report said Bangladesh border guards are also concerned the relaxation later today of a temporary ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal could see a surge in people-smuggling along the coast as unscrupulous captains return to the seas Rohingya refugees already in Bangladesh have received videos from families across the border showing thousands of displaced Muslims massing near crossing points waiting for an opportunity to cross "We have seen some videos sent by people across the border There are many gathered there The number could be big" Border Guard Bangladesh commander Lieutenant Colonel SM Ariful Islam told AFP without giving an estimate Around 10000 refugees were left stranded in no man’s land near Anjumanpara village for three days last week after being prevented from crossing into Bangladesh They were finally permitted by authorities to enter on Thursday The influx has slowed since then with charities and officials reporting about 200 people crossing the Naf River dividing the two countries "(But) those that came told us thousands were still stranded on the other side of Naf" Jashim Uddin a volunteer for the International Organisation for Migration told AFP Another border guard told AFP an estimated 10-15000 refugees were heading to Anjumanpara but had been pushed back "We heard from their relatives that the Myanmar army has stopped them from heading to the border" said a Border Guard spokesman Iqbal Ahmed Refugees arriving on Sunday described violence in their villages in Rakhine and food shortages that had forced countless people to flee "We hardly had any food for the last 10-15 days They torched our home We did not have any choice but to leave" Yasmin who goes by one name told AFP at the coastal village of Shah Porir Dwip Authorities meanwhile are on high alert for fishermen seeking to ferry refugees to Bangladesh via the open sea as the temporary fishing ban expires later on Sunday "It is risky but you can make a lot of money ferrying Rohingya to Bangladesh" said local fisherman Shawkat Hossain TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Honduras grappled with a slow-motion political crisis on Wednesday with its president a crime-fighting US ally edging ahead of his rival a TV star whose supporters protested as his early lead in the weekend election evaporated Three days after polling stations closed in Honduras’ presidential election there was growing international concern and still a fifth of ballots left to count with no clear victor With around 8289 percent of ballots counted center-right President Juan Orlando Hernandez had 422 percent of the vote and challenger Salvador Nasralla was on 421 percent the election tribunal said with the president 3000 votes in the lead Hernandez’s blue-clad supporters celebrated chanting the president’s name at a base of his National Party in capital Tegucigalpa TV images showed The flamboyant Nasralla 64 who heads a coalition made up of leftist and centrist parties had initially taken a strong lead against the center-right Hernandez But after issuing the first batch of results on Monday the election tribunal went silent for about 36 hours which it said was because results had been slow to arrive It began issuing a fresh count sporadically from Tuesday afternoon Immediately Hernandez began closing the gap prompting Nasralla to say his victory was being stolen and urge his supporters to take to the streets in protest “We’ve already won the election” Nasralla said in an angry television interview late on Tuesday “I‘m not going to tolerate this” However both candidates committed to respect the final result once every disputed vote had been scrutinized issuing identical signed statements brokered by the Organization of American States on Wednesday afternoon International observers said the delays were damaging the credibility of authorities and threatened to undermine the legitimacy of the next president On Wednesday a US State Department spokeswoman urged Honduran authorities to review the election results without undue delay “It’s critical that Honduran election authorities be able to work in a free and transparent manner without interference We urge all candidates to respect the results” Heather Nauert said A supporter of Salvador Nasralla presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship carries her daughter as she stands in front of riot police while waiting for official presidential election results outside the warehouse of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal in Tegucigalpa Honduras November 29 2017 REUTERS/Jorge CabreraPre-election opinion polls indicated that Hernandez had been favourite to win the vote in the poor Central American nation which struggles with violence drug gangs and corruption and has one of the world’s highest murder rates Nasralla’s supporters accused the electoral tribunal of only releasing results from regions that support Hernandez About 8000 people heeded Nasralla’s call on Wednesday and marched through the capital Tegucigalpa “I‘m here so that justice and the will of the people is carried out because we elected Salvador Nasralla and Juan Orlando Hernandez wants to steal his victory” said 22-year-old David Ramirez a red political flag draped over his shoulder Slideshow (12 Images)Behind closed doors the parties of Hernandez and Nasralla were discussing immunity from prosecution for current officials and carving up positions in government two diplomats told Reuters on Tuesday As the vote count progressed at a glacial pace Hernandez’s National Party appears set to retain control of Congress WASHINGTON CONCERN With a booming game-show host voice and finely coiffed hair Nasralla is one of the country’s best known faces the host of programs that feature scantily clad women In one interview he boasted of his penis size and his sexual performance He is backed by leftist former President Manuel Zelaya who was ousted in a coup in 2009 after he proposed a referendum on his re-election The possible return of Zelaya risks fuelling concern in Washington The United States has longstanding military ties to Honduras but few ideological allies among the current crop of Central American presidents Hernandez has won US praise for helping tackle a flow of migrants to the north and extraditing drug cartel leaders to the United States He was credited with lowering the murder rate and boosting the economy but was also hurt by accusations of ties to illicit drug-related financing that he denies A foreign diplomat in Tegucigalpa who asked not to be named said the US would be concerned by a victory for the coalition led by “maverick” Nasralla But the diplomat added that a slim victory for Hernandez might be “the worst case scenario” as it would likely trigger protests and demands for a full vote count from an election tribunal with little credibility This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed He was frequently telling Sachin ‘you’re too old, following the incident. 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adheres to the teaching hours and days prescribed by the UGC and the university rules? Advocate R K Sainiappearing for the petitionersaid the UGC in its 2010 regulations said that universities and colleges must adopt at least 180 working daysmeaning that there should be a minimum of 30 weeks of actual teaching According to these normshe submitted that the workload of teachers should not be less than 40 hours a week for 180 teaching daysapart from being available for at least five hours daily in colleges Howeverthe working hours actually being put in by a lecturer/assistant professor/teacher in Delhi University daily are just about three and half hours? Police is yet to act when it comes to the Nand Nagri murder case on the other hand.

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