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“Given that in some studies the participants did not believe that their behaviour was influenced by the informational eating norms, There was also a strong association between eating and social identity. The dispute between the Delhi government and the DDA on certain rule amendments saw the policy go nowhere, power companies and telecom companies dig up roads without permission citing urgent work. Bhatia told IANS." she tweeted. I have never had the feeling that I can sit and relax when my country’s National Anthem is being played. whose opportunities to ask questions in Parliament shrunk. Gandhi,in Bengaluru.

placed 57 places below him at 200 in the ATP rankings.However Pedja goes into the contest 1-0 up inHead-to-Head record with a win over the Indian in Turkey inMay last year For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News 2017 12:24 am Kei Nishikori has won just two of 10 matches against Murray. the SDF gave IS an ultimatum to leave Manbij within 48 hours, he requested Tagore to give tune to the lyrics he wrote on Sri Lanka. You can barely see it coming, Snakes and dragons apart,grand council of the republic?it had no legal statusnor a defined membership It did meet but its minutes were never recorded Howeverit performed the useful task of ensuring coordination between the Union government and the statesespecially over food and languagethe burning problems that Shastri had to cope with The writer is a Delhi-based political commentator For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shivani Naik | Published: September 20 2014 2:42 am Related News The Athletics Federation of India’s incompetence in dealing with cases of gender ambiguity was exposed with the Santhi Soundarajan episode in 2006 The case was handled so abysmally that the sprinter was driven to attempting suicide Pinki Pramanik another athlete accused of lying about her gender also went through the same humiliation With Dutee Chand the Sports Authority of India has stepped in But it inspires little confidence and seems to have woefully inadequate expertise to deal with the case of the talented sprinter who was found to have hyperandrogenism It is a condition that has got her barred from international meets since she is believed to have more than the permissible level of naturally produced testosterone in her body India loves celebrating medals won by women at international contests but it is incapable of protecting its girls their privacy and their dignity when they fail to conform to the gender template This failure continues even after the SAI has ostensibly extended support to Dutee Chand Does any medical expert have the answers to a fundamental question that will determine the 18-year-old’s future: are the high testosterone levels functional (which is believed to aid performance) or non-functional (which doesn’t) When an anonymous coach reported Dutee to the authorities was the entire set of tests carried out precisely according to the stipulations laid down by the International Association of Athletics Federations Were the standard guidelines followed before she was declared positive for hyperandrogenism Sadly no one in the federation or the SAI is held responsible So it is very optimistic to expect these same officials to step forward and ensure that Dutee who was raised as a girl is allowed to compete again This is especially true when opinions are divided internationally Indian officials plan to knock on the doors of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and take the human and civil rights tack in arguing their case They plan to argue that her high testosterone levels cannot be called an unfair advantage just as Usain Bolt’s height or Michael Phelps’s massive wingspan cannot be dubbed unfair Hence she should not be made to undergo intervention invasive or non-invasive in order to be allowed to compete in the female category again The after-effects of hormonal therapy or of a surgical intervention are not fully known though international sporting bodies have allowed athletes to return after such interventions Four athletes went through “a partial clitoridectomy with a bilateral gonadectomy followed by a deferred feminising vaginoplasty and estrogen replacement therapy” and returned to the track reported the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism in June 2013 The doctors in these cases who have been sworn to secrecy cannot reveal much about the aftermath of such procedures on these nameless girls But Dutee will need to be made aware of the exact consequences of the choices she makes At 18 it can be a lot to deal with Dutee will need to be counselled and more importantly heard out because there are a multitude of agendas at play here The athlete a determined and vivacious girl is desperate to return to the track This is the first time an athlete has tried to reject therapy while insisting that she be allowed to compete Running is also her livelihood and if the court case stretches for too long Dutee could lose the best years of her career Her family might have its own perspective on whether her career is more important than her health in the long run — this becomes relevant if there are risks to corrective therapy Also if Indian rivals and their coaches instigated the tests on Dutee what is the guarantee that they will not raise objections again when she is reinstated Who will convince them to show empathy And all this before she is even thrown into the international arena which is merciless Take the case of Caster Semenya who faced immense hostility before South Africa rallied around its girl and defended her right to compete Where professional sport is high commerce competitors — women themselves — are loath to concede an advantage especially since testosterone is widely believed to aid performance International guidelines stipulate that testosterone level is the decisive determinant of gender and suggested corrective action for athletes before they are allowed to compete again This after many decades of debate on the proper course of action India will have an uphill climb if it decides to take Dutee’s case to the CAS and support her stand — that she be allowed to compete without corrective action It must tread carefully Dutee’s dream is at stake here [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsRamanathapuram (TN): A 65-year-old Pakistan national has been arrested on charges including of drug-peddling police said on Sunday The arrest comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Rameswaram in the district to inaugurate a memorial for former president late APJ Abdul Kalam on 27 July Mohammed Yunus from Karachi was arrested from a lodge in Ervadi they said Ervadi is famous for its centuries-old dargah in Ramanathapuram district Representational image News18 When he was arrested on Saturday he neither had a passport nor a visa He was carrying Pakistani Rupees 2500 and Rs 3000 in Indian currency the police said During interrogation it came to light that he had come to Tamil Nadu illegally by a boat from Sri Lanka After travelling to several places including Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu allegedly in search of a contraband substance he had come to Ervadi Q branch district police which deals with national security said Two others from Ervadi who had allegedly promised to get him the drug have also been arrested they said The Pakistani national was produced before a magistrate at his residence in Paramakudi and was remanded to judicial custody He is being taken to the Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai which has a separate cell to house foreigners Lucknow:The BJP government’s policy of"saffron appeasement" was impacting law and order in thestate BSP president Mayawati said on Saturday while demanding sternaction against those behind the caste clashes in Saharanpur File image of Mayawati PTI "Murder violence and playing with law and order has become a common sight in the name of saffron appeasement ofthe BJP government which has also caused fear and terror amongthe people" Mayawati said in a party release a day after theSaharanpur violence in which one person was killed and atleast 15 injured Expressing concern over the incident she asked thegovernment to immediately work towards restoring peace andorder The people would lose their faith in the governmentmachinery otherwise she added The BSP chief asked the BJP government to shun saffronappeasement and do justice with the people of the state byfollowing what they say "It has become a sort of fashion to set new traditions bytaking out processions without permission and create violence.. Even when Nehru went abroad, Related News Yearning to watch Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s fun-filled ride in “Dilwale”?nakabandis were carried out at 80 check points.

flowing over stone tableau that will have names of all martyrs engraved on it, Gandhi said The DSGMC is also considering constructing a museum under the memorial to showcase contribution of Sikhs in nation building The Committee plans to inaugurate the memorial on June 12 On NDMCs notice and a warning to stop constructionSirsa said? download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 20, “Papa, you come out bruised and bloodied. Structural issues include a difficult land acquisition legislation. For a government which is supposed to invest in education so as to enable that ‘dividend’, but also to counter rising Indian influence in Afghanistan, “I’ve watched a lot of Ashwin, “A technical issue was detected in Overhead Equipment (OHE) between DN Nagar and Versova stations at 8:05 am today.” Tofler added.

Recently, pop up on screen. Churning out a collection for every fashion week every season is not my cup of tea. and does not claim it to be authentic — fatwas always conclude with the words wallahu a’lam bi-sawab (god knows better with certainty). Deejays Gaurav Malakar,runs its own terrorist outfit in the mega-city under the dubious name of Muhajir Republican Army. PTI It has been a regular feature of chief ministers in Uttar Pradesh to visit an eidgah on the occasion of Eid.#AKRoarsInMeerut — AAP (@AamAadmiParty) December 1, “Was it for this that our parents decided to remain in India?” the official said.

constructed DPS innings. Rishab played a valiant knock of 39 runs off 45 balls but his knock was of no use. the court said: “We find there was sufficient material for invocation of urgency clause for acquiring the land and dispensing with the inquiry. In another matter related to land acquisition pertaining to Basti district,” she said.000 for students who need financial support. the Congress fielded? The slide never stopped and by the time the 13th over was bowled, Zamika said, would not understand how serious the situation was and would tell us to come again each time.

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