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According to sources, it will a matter of remaining calm and bring the best game to the field.S chief justice,he became the general secretary of the Bombay branch of IPTA. Jeroen Lumu, however, the Tamil Nadu government has launched fresh efforts seeking reinstatement of the ancient sport.The festival of Pongal will be held on 14 and 15 January this year which traditionally coincides with the sport where bulls are usually fed alcohol and encouraged to run following which participants attempt to tame the animal Tamil Nadu CM writes to Centre The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought an ordinance to allow conducting the bull taming sport Urging the Centre to intervene Panneerselvam said that the sport of Jallikattu is about bull taming and not harming the animal Adding that it is not a matador sport the Tamil Nadu chief minister has asked the Centre to intervene by the means of an ordinance Panneerselvam in his letter to the prime minister said "considering the groundswell of sentiment and support for the conduct of Jallikattu all over Tamil Nadu this is an issue on which the government of India must act with maximum despatch" "Given that Pongal festival which holds great importance to the people of Tamil Nadu is less than a week away and Jallikattu is an integral part of the Pongal festivities considering the urgency of the issue Government of India should consider promulgating an ordinance removing the legal impediments enabling the conduct of Jallikattu during Pongal 2017" he said in the letter Representational image AFP Panneerselvam told Modi that bulls meant for jallikattu are reared exclusively for the event and are embraced by able bodied youth during the sport "Jallikattu is deeply ingrained as part of the cultural tradition of Tamil Nadu as a sport popular among warriors since the Sangam era and this 2000 year old traditional sport finds mention in the ancient Tamil text Silapathigaram" he said Jallikattu was "inextricably" linked to rural and agrarian customs and had religious significance with families donating bulls to temples in fulfillment of vows he said Panneerselvam recalled that both he and his predecessor the late J Jayalalithaa had put forth a demand to Modi that the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests "should clearly denotify" bulls as performing animals from a 2011 notification by the Ministry The other demand was to "suitably amend Section 11(3) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 by introducing a new clause ‘f’ in sub-section (3) of Section 11 specifically exempting Jallikattu in addition to other exemptions already provided in the Act" he said However there has been "no action yet from government of India" on the aforesaid suggestions the Chief Minister said Resounding support for the ‘ancient cultural sport’ Meanwhile a resounding support from the Tamil community has emerged for the continuation of the ancient sport not only from the rural areas but from artists and celebrities alike Youngsters in Chennai rallied demanding acentral legislation to allow theJallikattu Areport inThe News Minutesaidthe Marina Beach in Chennai witnessed huge and "spontaneous" rally on Sunday as at least 10000 people gathered to ‘Save Jallikattu’ asking the central and state government to do whatever in their means to allow the cultural tradition to continue this Pongal The rally was organized by a group of non-political and youth organisations The volunteers held banners and posters demanding that the sport be held this year Most of them insisted that they did not owe allegiance to any outfit or political party but wanted the ‘traditional Tamil sport’ to be conducted this Pongal Tamil actor Kamal Haasan too came out in support of the sport stating that he was an avid fan According toIndia Today? The civic panel decided to make major changes without waiting for the state government approval on the issue. Vivo is to give the Bank Guarantee in next ten days. The burning problem isn’t that the government is too large but that it doesn’t work well.

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For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Swatee Kher | Published: August 31 2012 1:13 am Related News The Maharashtra government has set an eight-month target for renovating the Mantralaya buildingthe top three floors of which were were gutted in a massive fire on June 21 It has floated a Rs 110-crore tender for request for qualification (RFQ) for additions and alterations to the main building The tender issued by the public works department has called for RFQs from a public limited company engaged in construction activity for at least 15 years The bids have to be submitted by MondaySeptember 3 The work has to be completed in eight months first four of which have to be for work on the top three floors and the rest for work on the lower floors The bidder is expected to have a annual construction turnover of at least Rs 1000 crore in the last three years till March 2012 The company has to provide evidence of having successfully completed during the last five years one composite multidisciplinary building contract of not less than Rs 100 crore and two buildings contracts of not less than Rs 50 crore For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Published: April 27 2016 4:52 am (From left) Prashant Kishor with Congress state president Nirmal Khatri Express photo Top News HE may have been assigned the job to revive the Congress party’s fortunes in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Assembly polls next year but poll strategist Prashant Kishor it seems cannot touch the Gandhi family pocket boroughs Rae Bareli and Amethi and also the neighbouring Sultanpur district These three districts are not a part of the exercise taken up by Kishor and his team to make Congress battle ready for 2017 polls The concerned district units as well as the state unit of Congress claim that they do not need “special expertise” to manage the affairs as according to them the “cadre in these districts personally selected and monitored by Priyanka Gandhi are already an example to follow” for the party units in rest of the state Thus while the rest of the districts have submitted the feedback to some questions asked by Kishor in a written format along with the names and contact numbers of at least 20 “dedicated party workers” from each Assembly constituency Amethi Rae Bareli and Sultanpur have been quietly kept out of the process Share This Article Related Article “We already have a cadre till grass root level here which has been personally selected and monitored by Priyanka Gandhi It is not a question of just 20 names we can give thousands of names from each Assembly constituency with their contact numbers but that exercise is not required here” said Yogendra Mishra district Congress president in Amethi Mishra said that they were “neither asked to be part of the exercise nor did they feel the need” because the cadre is already working till the grass root level “under guidance of Priyanka Gandhi” State president Nirmal Khatri confirmed that three districts have not been asked to submit feedback “We have not asked for reports or feedback from Amethi Rae Bareli and Sultanpur because the cadre is already active there and is perfectly in place In fact these districts are an example to be followed and replicated in the rest of the state” he said Asked about the reason for excluding Sultanpur also from the exercise conducted by Kishor Khatri said “It is because of our mistakes that things could not be strengthened there Right now I cannot give the reasons for excluding Sultanpur as well” Cadres in both Rae Bareli and Amethi the parliamentary constituencies of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi respectively are selected under direct monitoring of Priyanka Gandhi who also keeps on personally meeting them in Delhi or during her tours to the districts These two were the only constituencies from where Congress won in Uttar Pradesh in 2014 Lok Sabha polls However Congress represents only two of the 10 Assembly seats that fall under these two Lok Sabha constituencies Both the seats fall in Amethi Soon after the last Assembly elections in 2012 Priyanka had restructured the cadre in both the districts WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: May 5 2017 7:16 pm Lionel Messi had already served one game ban from his initial four match ban (Source: AP File) Related News Lionel Messi’s appeal for match bans and a fine has been overturned by FIFA AppealCommittee after the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) on behalf of theplayer The Barcelona player was handed a four matchban and fined 10000 Swiss Francs for insulting an assistant referee Messi had already served one match ban from the four and that means he can return for Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers? 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