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He said it was peaceful over the last few days. Zenia Shaukat,” a soldier at a forward post alerted. “After outbreak of hostilities even at a small scale, The community has strongholds in Rohtak, where 1-1. (File/Photo) Top News Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said his government has implemented a “fair and transparent” recruitment system and assured that the “game of jobs and transfers” as was being “played during previous dispensations” would not be allowed to continue.He said this while replying to a calling attention motion on the concluding day of the Haryana Assembly’s winter session at Chandigarh The chief minister thanked the opposition for praising the state government for carrying out recruitment in the police department in a transparent manner and said of those recruited 80 per cent were from rural areas and the rest urban The state government is soon going to issue appointment letters to 6142 clerks Khattar said He said the government has scrapped the interview round for recruitments to Group C and D category posts Of the 100-marks examination 85 is allocated for written exam and 15 for socio-economic parameters and experience Khattar said Detailing the criteria for allocating 15 marks for socio-economic status and experience he said five marks would be given on furnishing non-employment certificate to the effect that none of the family members is an employee in any government or semi-government organisation maximum five marks would be given for experience up to 10 years in any government or semi-government organisation against a Group D post Khattar said five marks would be allocated if the applicant is a widow five marks if the applicant is below 25 -years-old and is the son or daughter of a widow five marks if the applicant is below 25-years-old and is an orphan However no candidate would be given benefit of more than one category out of these the chief minister said Khattar claimed that the new system of recruitment would bring in more transparency and fairness He said the government has taken special care to protect the interests of vulnerable sections of society and those in posts which are not regular It would be wrong to say that rural candidates would be in a disadvantage situation under the new system the chief minister said On the contrary for selection to Group C posts 25 per cent marks of the written exam would be for history culture literature geography current affairs civics and environment of Haryana and candidates would have to score minimum 50 per cent marks to qualify in this section Khattar told the House He claimed that the big advantage of doing away with interviews would be that recruitment process would speed up and the decision was taken in tune with what is happening in other states The chief minister said so far 13 states have done away with interviews for Group C and D posts and asserted that his government was fully committed to providing a fair opportunity to every section of society The Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) has been reconstituted and strengthened Since 2015 it has advertised for recruitment to 55357 Group B and C posts he said Khattar alleged that during the INLD dispensation in Haryana no recruitment was made during the first 1000 days of the government and during their five-year tenure they have made recruitments to just 12500 posts Similarly recruitments to just 20000 posts were carried out during the Congress governments’ rule he alleged For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News

Sudip Bandyopadhyay, You just have to deal with it. (Inputs: Kabir MandrekarNitin SharmaVinayak Padmadeo) For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Radhika Singh | Published: July 27 2016 12:20 am A poster from the show Top News ONE can spot any number of posters while walking on the street in India Garish movie posters tuition class advertisements and vague-sounding job posters — all have their place But these stand in stark contrast to what is called the Polish Poster School a movement that started in the mid ’50s in Poland “It was characterised by posters that weren’t just effective communication tools but crossed over the boundary of design to become art” state Magdalena Frankowska and Artur Frankowski curators of the exhibition “Eye on Poland” at Mumbai’s Bhau Daji Lad Museum The exhibition showcases around 60 posters by contemporary Polish graphic designers in addition to their books exhibition catalogues and CD and vinyl record covers “The idea behind the exhibition is to show the viewer a wide range of design strategies that reflect the richness in current Polish graphic art” say the duo Moonmadness a Poland-based graphic design company is one such example Their posters often play around with the placement between letters using their shapes to catch the viewer’s attention One of their posters is for a jazz and experimental music festival called Jemp The letters J E M and P are placed in such a way that they hardly seem like letters at all but rather part of the instruments that feature on the poster The graphic design company Hipopotam Studio which has made images of maps is another instance of information-turned-art Fun drawings of animals landscapes and cultural icons make them more appealing According to Lokesh Karekar a Mumbai-based graphic design artist the posters in “Eye on Poland” use styles not usually seen in Western Europe “Graphic designers from the West use a very structured approach They follow their client’s instructions to put out a clear message that keeps their audience in mind Indian posters use loud colours and decorative designs to catch attention” says Karekar “However graphic artists from Poland pay attention to the essence of the topic and create something based on their own interpretation of it” continues Karekar Using individual artistic expressions is seen as being more effective and appealing to the viewer “The music posters in the exhibition bring out the exact emotion the band or performance is supposed to inspire” says Karekar Sam Kulavoor another Mumbai-based graphic designer agrees adding “The Polish posters are very conceptual — they are not as direct as posters you would normally find” Although artists such as Henryk Tomaszewski Roman Cielewicz Jan Lenica and Waldemar Wierzy set the scene for Polish graphic art with their vibrant colours and expressive styles this past decade has seen a dynamic development in Polish art say the curators The emergence of new cultural institutions and events means that younger graphic designers are inspired to explore new means of expression — while keeping in mind the innovative character of the Polish Poster School “It’s more in the realm of fine art than graphic design” says Karekar The exhibition is on till July 31 For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: March 13 2017 4:07 pm Snap’s IPO gave Stockpile its biggest single day since it launched in 2015 nearly 10 times the service’s daily average in transaction and sales (Source: Snapchat) Related News For some millennial investors loyalty to one of their favorite apps matters more than financial details in the case of Snap Inc The stock of Snapchat’s parent company has been on a roller-coaster ride since its market debut last week surging more than 70 percent from the initial public offering price in the first two days of trading and plunging back down by a quarter since Watch all our videos from Express Technology Some seasoned investors have been wary of the volatile relatively high-priced stock of a company that has yet to report a profit But novice investors said their deep affinity with the disappearing-message app prompted them to jump in “I bought it even when I was pretty positive I would not make a profit in the short run but just because I am a fan of the product” said Chris Roh a 25-year-old software engineer in San Francisco who has only been trading stocks for about a month on Robinhood a mobile trading app popular among millennials Snap sold shares at $17 a piece in its IPO on March 1 The day after on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange the stock popped as high as $2605 Roh said he bought the stock on that first trading day at $25 a share Trading activity on Robinhood jumped by 50 percent on the day of Snap’s debut with more than 40 percent of those who traded that day buying Snap shares The median age of Snap shareholders on the platform were 26 the same age as Snap Chief Executive Evan Spiegel according to Robinhood Snap’s surge extended into the second day of trading March 3 when its stock went as high as $2944 It has sunk 25 percent since closing on Friday at $2207 Kaleana Markley a 29-year-old human resources consultant in San Francisco bought Snap shares as her first stock market investment Many sophisticated institutional money managers were also intent on getting a piece of the hottest tech IPO in years despite concerns about the company’s slowing user growth and lack of voting rights for new shareholders (Image for representation Source: AP) “Snap just felt like the IPO of my time and seeing where Facebook and Amazon are now I really think Snap has the potential to grow (like them)” said Markley who bought the shares through Stockpile another online brokerage aimed at millennials generally defined as people reaching young adulthood in the early part of this century Markley said she bought some shares in Snap on the first day of trading and some more on the second day when the stock hit the highest level of its short lifetime “There are a lot of companies I don’t know or recognize but Snap I use the product and know everyone – my friends my co-workers even my parents – uses it” Although some more experienced investors have avoided loss-making Snap millennials were not alone in their hunger for shares of the company which now has a market value of more than $25 billion Many sophisticated institutional money managers were also intent on getting a piece of the hottest tech IPO in years despite concerns about the company’s slowing user growth and lack of voting rights for new shareholders Snap declined to comment on trading in its shares INFLATED LEVELS Companies with especially enthusiastic customer bases such as action-camera maker GoPro Inc social games company Zynga Inc and English soccer club Manchester United Plc have in the past attracted fans to dabble in their IPOs But the wildly popular Snapchat – with an average of about 158 million daily active users – appears to be taking the enthusiasm to another level some analysts and brokers said “One of the non-fundamental reasons driving the stock is that many millennials purchased Snap shares at inflated levels due to their preference for the product” said Shebly Seyrafi managing director at FBN Securities “That is not due to a real understanding of the number or valuation” Snapchat’s users mostly in the 18-34 age range coveted by advertisers spend an average of 25 to 30 minutes on the app and visit it more than 18 times a day according to the company making it more visited than any other social media platform The stock of Snapchat’s parent company has been on a roller-coaster ride since its market debut last week surging more than 70 percent from the IPO price in the first two days of trading and plunging back down by a quarter since ( Source: Reuters) “Snap is tapping into the pride of ownership (for millennials) which we don’t see often in the stock market” said Dan Schatt chief commercial officer at Stockpile Snap’s IPO gave Stockpile its biggest single day since it launched in 2015 nearly 10 times the service’s daily average in transaction and sales”Snap is offering the comfort of buying something that you know so well understand and use it every day which is what these young investors want” said Schatt whose teenaged daughter and son also bought Snap shares with his approval on Stockpile On StockTwits a Twitter-like platform for sharing trading ideas where 40 percent of users are between the ages of 18 and 34 Snap has been the most talked-about stock for days There are concerns about slowing user growth and competition from Facebook Inc The overall sentiment on the stock is now 44 percent bullish and 56 percent bearish compared to early February when bullish sentiment was 100 percent according to StockTwits Also Read: Instagram rolls out Snapchat-like geostickers for Stories That has not deterred Tiffany Dun a San Francisco-based mortgage consultant in her late 20s who purchased 125 shares in Snap on the first day of trading at about $22 a share “There’s always risk to everything” she said “I use the product and I like it so I bought some” For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Indo-Asian News Service | Published: April 20 2015 7:05 pm Cover of Delhi 4 Shows – Talkies of Yesteryear Top News Title: Delhi 4 Shows – Talkies of Yesteryear; Author: Ziya Us Salam; Publisher: Om Books International; Pages: 280; Price: Rs395 Cinema is so closely intertwined with life that one mirrors the other like a man peeping into a lake and seeing his reflection Will the story of cinema be complete without the mention of cinema halls – the citadels where the magic unravels on the silver screen For prior to the advent of internet that has crammed the entire entertainment space into the smartphone cinema halls were so indispensable that it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call them temples where people came week after week to worship their favourite stars to live life along with them to imitate their fashion and style statements and to yes find an escape from the grind and churning of everyday life And temples indeed were these halls as they provided succour and solace in the form of inexpensive entertainment to the toiling masses who otherwise had little reason to cheer in the decades following independence in 1947 The story of a cinema hall from that era is therefore not the story of a mere brick and mortar structure – it’s the story of the spirit of these temples of entertainment “Delhi Four Shows” by National Award winning film critic and journalist Ziya us Salam is a rivetting story of the city’s cinema halls over the decades Each hall has a story of its own starting from its inception to its time of glory and then decline The book scrupulously chronicles each crest and trough in every cinema hall’s life in and around Delhi The narrative is deceptively simple Deceptively because beneath the first layer of plain narration the reader is taken through a vivid experience of hopes and desires of hardships and failures of grit and commitment and of course the story of a never-say-die spirit of these citadels of entertainment “Delhi Four Shows” takes a slice out of the life from the golden era replete with interesting anecdotes and detail that transport the reader to that era Those who have watched films in single screen halls till they vanished from the scene can almost hear the sounds and senses oozing out of Ziya’s narrative The book celebrating the experience of watching films in single-screen era – many of whom have either ceased to exist or are on their last legs – is a story of thousands of people whose lives those cinema halls touched: owners staff patrons film distributors and everyone else who has been associated with these halls There is another aspect: To GenY the idea of promoting a film through loudspeakers mounted on a decorated rickshaw might sound outré but there was a time when this was the order of the day And so were thousands of unlettered people who regularly subscribed to English newspaper Patriot to catch a glimpse of the latest movie poster in black and white “Daily Four Shows” celebrates the spirit of these spirited cinema goers who for decades patronised the various cinema halls of Delhi Needless to say the writer undertook a lot of painstaking research and put in hours of time to give shape to this marvel of a read Additionally his experience of watching and appreciating cinema over long years infuses a life in the narrative that pulsates through every line and every story For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Priyanka Pereira | Mumbai | Published: March 25 2010 8:39 am Related News It is no surprise that Hema Malini is still referred to as the Dream Girl of Bollywood Even after four decades in the industry she looks as gorgeous as she did in the 70s She has just been appointed a Vice President of the BJP and has her plate full I havent been assigned duties yet They will give me whatever suits me best? With Sadiyaan I get to portray another one, says the stunning actress who is pleasantly surprised at her long reign in Bollywood When I joined the industryI had a plan of retiring in ten years And now I have no clue when I will stop It is also the audience that has kept me going When I visit any townpeople still call me Basanti or Seetawhich feels great? Dr Amita Verma and Dr Karan Jawanda aiming at creating awareness among the masses. relevance. is the main venue of the exhibition that will be on till December 30. who are working on their installations. as it symbolises our aim.com, recalled Maran.

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