Urjit Patel Leaves Behind Great Legacy, Says PM As RBI Governor Quits: Live Updates


'Urjit Patel Leaves Behind Great Legacy,' Says PM As RBI Governor Quits: Live Updates

New Delhi: 

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel resigned today, reported news agency Reuters. In a statement released by Mr Patel, he said he stepped down on “account of personal reasons.”

He thanked his colleagues and staff and expressed his gratitude.

Here are the live updates of the resignation of the RBI chief:

The Karnataka Congress tweeted, “Resignation by RBI governor Urjit Patel is the reflection of Narendra Modi’s attempt to sabotage institutions to push his own MODIfied economic theories. No educated economist can tolerate such attempts of amateurs.”

RBI central board member S Gurumurthy: Surprised at news that RBI Guv resigned. Previous meeting was held in such cordial atmosphere that it comes as a shock. All directors said media had created a wrong perception while inside it was different. That makes it even more surprising

Urjit Patel has resigned because he is not able to functions, says Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

“All Indians should be concerned,” says ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan after Urjit Patel quits. 

RBI Brought Under Financial Stability Under Urjit Patel, Tweets PM
Amid attacks by opposition over Urjit Patel’s resignation, PM Narendra Modi today tweeted: “Dr Urjit Patel is an economist of a very high calibre with a deep and insightful understanding of macro-economic issues. He steered the banking system from chaos to order and ensured discipline. Under his leadership, the RBI brought financial stability.” 

Wish Dr Patel All The Best: Arun Jaitley

“The government acknowledges with deep sense of appreciation the services rendered by Dr Urjit Patel to this country both in his capacity as the Governor and the Deputy Governor of The RBI. It was a pleasure for me to deal with him and benefit from his scholarship,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tweeted. 

Resigning Over Personal Reasons, Says Urjit Patel

In his statement, Urjit Patel cited “personal reasons” for his resignation. Read the full statement here
“Another One Bites The Dust,” Tweets Congress
Minutes after RBI Governor Urjit Patel announced his resignation, Congress tweeted: “Another one bites the dust”. 

The grand old party, in an apparent reference to PM Modi, posted on Twitter: “This is the result of our ‘chowkidar’s’ assault on democratic institutions – RBI Governor, Urjit Patel steps down.”

Here is the statement released by the Governor:

Urjit Patel had assumed charge as the RBI chief on September 4, 2016.





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Sapna Choudhary WWE Ring Dance Video With The Great Khali Bhojpuri Haryanvi Punjabi


खास बातें

  1. सपना चौधरी का वीडियो हुआ वायरल
  2. द ग्रेट खली भी आए नजर
  3. सपना चौधरी के डांस ने मचाई धूम

नई दिल्ली: सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) जितना इन दिनों डांस के स्टेज पर एक्टिव दिख रही हैं, उतनी ही एक्टिव वो WWE के रिंग में भी हैं. जी हां, WWE की तर्ज पर इन दिनों भारत में CWE चल रही है, और सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) पिछले दिनों इसके रिंग में खूब धमाल मचा चुकी हैं. इस रिंग में सपना चौधरी के डांस वीडियो खूब वायरल हुए हैं, और उन्होंने सोशल मीडिया पर तहलका मचाया है. सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) का कुश्ती के रिंग से एक वीडियो आया है, जिसमें वे अपने स्वैग के साथ ठुमके लगा रही हैं, और रिंग के किंग द ग्रेट खली एकटक सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) को देखे जा रहे हैं. सपना चौधरी भोजपुरी (Bhojpuri)-पंजाबी (Punjabi)-हरियाणवी (Haryanvi) सिनेमा में तहलका मचाने के बाद बॉलीवुड में भी एक्टिंग डेब्यू करने जा रही हैं.

2.0 Movie: रजनीकांत-अक्षय कुमार का बॉक्स ऑफिस पर तहलका, Robot ने किया ये करिश्मा

 

कपिल शर्मा से ‘बाबाजी का ठुल्लू’ की हुई रिक्वेस्ट तो कॉमेडियन बोले- सारी उम्र यही करता रहूंगा…देखें Video


सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) का एक वीडियो सोशल मीडिया पर खूब देखा जा रहा है जिसमें वे CWE के रिंग में हैं, और द ग्रेट खली उन्हें खामोशी के साथ देखे जा रहे हैं. सपना चौधरी और WWE के पहलवान द ग्रेट खली (The Great Khali) का ये वीडियो कमाल का है. लेकिन इसमें खली का अंदाज देखने वाला है, वे बहुत ही खामोशी के साथ सपना चौधरी के स्वैग को देख रहे हैं.

2.0 Movie: रजनीकांत-अक्षय कुमार ने सिनेमाघर में मचाया तूफान, ‘Robot 2.0’ पर ऐसा आया Twitter Reaction

 

रणवीर सिंह ने स्टेज पर लगाए ठहाके तो यूं हंस पड़ीं दीपिका पादुकोण, देखें 10 शानदार Pics

टिप्पणियां


सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) जल्द ही बॉलीवुड में डेब्यू करने जा रही हैं. सपना चौधरी (Sapna Choudhary) ‘दोस्ती के साइड इफेक्ट्स’ के साथ बॉलीवुड में कदम रख रही हैं. यही नहीं, सपना चौधरी की लोकप्रियता में इजाफा टीवी रियलिटी शो बिग बॉस से हुआ. सपना चौधरी ने बिग बॉस-11 में हिस्सा लिया था, और वे घर में हिना खान की टीम का हिस्सा बनकर खेली थीं. 

 …और भी हैं बॉलीवुड से जुड़ी ढेरों ख़बरें…





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Don’t Lay Your Liberties At Feet Of A Great Man


Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the Constitution is “inextricably entwined” in our lives (PTI)

New Delhi: 

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today underscored the primacy of the Constitution and warned that to preserve democracy and the country’s institutions, the constitutional liberties must be safeguarded.

“We must observe the caution which (British political economist) John Stuart Mill has given to all who are interested in maintenance of democracy, namely not to lay their liberties at the feet of even a great man. Or to trust him with power which enables him to subvert their institutions,” the Chief Justice said at an event to mark Constitution Day. “There is nothing wrong in being grateful to a great man who has rendered life-long services to the country. But there are limits to gratefulness,” he added.

The Constitution Day, marking the adoption of the constitution in 1950, is “inextricably entwined” in our lives and it is in our best interest to pay attention to its advice, the Chief Justice said. “If we do not, our hubris will result in sharp descent into chaos,” he said.

His warning comes amid Congress allegations of subversion of institutes by the government, which have been sharpened after the recent crisis at the Central Bureau of Investigation.

Over the last year, the Congress and the BJP have levelled tit-for-tat political attacks, accusing each other of failing to uphold the Constitution.

In April, following a spate of attacks on people from the Scheduled Castes, the Congress had launched a year-long “Save the Constitution” campaign.

Hours later, BJP chief Amit Shah accused the Congress of trampling on the Constitution for 60 years. The Congress, he said, had also tried to impeach the Chief Justice of India and accused the party of attacking every institution, including the national auditor CAG, the Election Commission, the Army and the Supreme Court at different points of time.

Over the last few months, the Congress has alleged that the BJP-led government was tearing apart the judiciary, the Election Commission, the CBI and the Reserve Bank.





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Great Thaal Of China: This Mumbai Restaurant Is Serving A Gigantic Chinese Thali!


Highlights

  • Ohanna’s in Andheri, Mumbai serves a gigantic Chinese thali
  • Indian Chinese food lovers will want to try this today
  • The Chinese thali stars from Rs 799 per thali

The Indian palate is quite accommodating, and we as foodies are open to exploring a number of global cuisines. We have a voracious appetite for global flavours and we also have a unique penchant to make these flavours our own. That is what has happened with the Indian-Chinese fusion food, which is now a separate cuisine in itself. From Chinese bhel to Manchurian and schezwan fried rice and noodles, Indian Chinese is a genre that is loved by Indians across the country. Now a restaurant in Mumbai has come up with a gigantic Chinese thali as well! Yes, you heard that right – we now have a Chinese thali, which has been named ‘Great Thaal Of China’ (pun intended!), and it is available at Ohanna’s in Andheri, Mumbai. The platter, which combines the best dishes from the Indian Chinese cuisine, is a formidable-looking order that even the most devout Chinese food lover won’t be able to finish alone.

Thali is one of the most-loved Indian meals, comprising three different courses in one huge order, including starters, mains, accompaniments, beverages and desserts. The thali is considered as the complete meal as it contains ingredients form almost all food groups. Combining this desi concept with India’s love for Chinese food, Ohanna’s in Andheri has created a king-sized ‘Great Thaal of China,’ which contains different types of rice and noodles with a number of gravy and dry dishes. For vegetarians, the platter contains options like Vegetarian Manchurian, Kung Pao Paneer, Paneer Black Pepper, Honey Chilli Potatoes, Spring Rolls, etc. Meanwhile, for non-vegetarian food lovers, the thali contains Chicken Lollipop, Crispy Chicken, Chicken in Hunan Sauce, Butter Garlic Chicken, along with rice or noodles. All of this is served on one huge steel platter in the style of the Indian thali.

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The Great Thal Of China promises to not just satiate your hunger pangs, but also leave the glutton in you, purring with satisfaction. The vegetarian Chinese thali will cost you Rs 799, while the non-vegetarian Chinese thali costs Rs 999. The amount of food in one thali is enough to feed, at least, four people, which makes the order quite a cheap meal. Delicious, light on the pocket and quirky, the Great Thal of China is sure to delight die-hard Chinese food lovers to no end. So, when are you heading out to devour this feast?

Where: K 74, JP Road, Behind Seven Bungalows Garden, Near Nana Nani Garden, 7 Bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai

Cost: Rs 799 (veg.) and Rs 999 (non-veg)

Timings: 12noon – 4pm, 7pm – 12:30AM





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Virat Kohli Shares A Light Moment With Former Australian Great Adam Gilchrist During Training


The Indian cricket team is gearing up for the first of a three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) slated to take place at the Gabba in Brisbane on Wednesday. The tourists underwent their first training session on Sunday with skipper Virat Kohli sweating it out in the field. But he took a little time off during the practice session on Monday, and was seen sharing a light moment with former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist. In the pictures posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Twitter, both Kohli and Gilchrist can be seen in all smiles during training.

Apart from Kohli, top-order batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul were seen at the nets while Jasprit Bumrah too did a bit of batting practice.

Earlier on Sunday, Indian wicket-keeper Rishabah Pant was seen fine tuning his batting while top-order batsman Rohit Sharma also took to the nets.

Among others, premier Indian pacer Bumrah, all-rounder Krunal Pandya and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik were seen having a chat.

Meanwhile, India head coach Ravi Shastri vowed that skipper Kohli will not tone down his passionate approach despite Australia’s new, polite approach when the two teams battle it out in the four-Test series for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy that begins on December 6 at Adelaide Oval.

Shastri added that his team has learned from their losses in series defeats against other Test nations in 2018 as well as from four years ago in Australia and his current squad is well-placed for success.

Following the T20Is series, India will play Australia in four-match Test series, with the inaugural match slated to take place in Adelaide from December 6.

The visitors will end their tour with the third and final ODI on January 18, 2018.





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Rajasthan: great crowd for the last glimpse of Padma Shri Maharaj Narayan Das ji


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“Would Be Surprised” If India Don’t Win Test Series, Says Australian Great


India begin their tour of Australia with the first of the three Twenty20 internationals (T20I) beginning on November 21. However, the real test for Virat Kohli’s team will come in the four-match Test series that starts with the first match at the Adelaide Oval on December 6 and former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes this is a great chance for India to claim their first Test series win on Australian soil. The Australian great also predicted Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin “to have a ripper of a series”.

“I’m expecting Ashwin to have a ripper of a series. He had a good series last time India were here, and had he played in that first Test in Adelaide, India might have won the series,” Jones was quoted as saying by Cricketcountry.

“India have a good chance, they’ve never won a Test series over here, and if they don’t I would be surprised.”

Despite Virat Kohli‘s heroics with the bat, India lost the Test series 0-2, the last time they visited Australia in 2014/15. After losing the opening two Tests in Adelaide and Brisbane, India impressed to draw the next two in Melbourne and Sydney.

Kohli also boasts of a brilliant Test record in Australia. In eight Tests played Down Under, he has amassed 992 runs at an average of 62 with a high score of 169 and five centuries to his name.

In the 2014-15 tour Down Under, Kohli made merry against the Australian bowlers. In the Test series, Kohli scored 692 runs in the four-match series, scoring four centuries in the process at a staggering average of 86.50.

However, Jones feels that Australia’s greatest test will come in the form of Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav.

“How Australia play Ashwin and Kuldeep is going to decisive, and that’s why I think we have to have (Peter) Handscomb and (Aaron) Finch, who are our best players of spin, available so they can counter them,” he said.

Ashwin and Kuldeep starred with the ball for India in the Test series at home against the Windies. While Umesh Yadav was the highest wicket-taker in the series, Kuldeep and Ashwin were a close second and third with 10 and nine wickets, respectively.



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Steve Waugh Compares Virat Kohli To Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Calls Him A “Great Player”


Virat Kohli was recently in the spotlight for the wrong reason, precisely for asking a cricket lover — who expressed his fondness towards Australian and English batsmen — to “leave India”. But now here’s some praise being showered on the Indian captain by Australian veteran Steve Waugh, who said “Kohli is like Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara“. In an interview with ESPN Cricinfo, he said, “He is a great player and he loves these big moments. He is like Tendulkar and Lara. They wait for these and that’s where they want to show their best. He will be the dangerman straightaway but they have some pretty good batsmen.”

Team India coach Ravi Shastri recently said that the current Virat Kohli-led team is “the best Indian side in the last 15 years.” But seems Waugh and Shastri aren’t really on the same page. Speaking in reference to Shastri’s comments, Waugh said he is “not sure” if the current Virat Kohli-led team is any better than some of the Indian sides that he has played against during his days.

“Look I have played against some great Indian sides and I am not sure that the current side is better than the ones we played against,” he said. He understood that Shastri wanted to boost the morale of his team but he felt that sweeping comments could have been avoided.

“I am not really sure but probably not a great thing to say as it puts extra pressure on the team. Once they start losing, they will get a lot of criticism for that. Look, it’s good that Ravi Shastri believes in his side but comments like these could be kept to himself,” he added.

The former skipper known for his mental disintegration tactic feels that Australia despite recent problems would be hard to beat in their own den.

“Australia will be hard to beat in Australia. We have a bowling attack as good as any team in world cricket and we can take wickets. It’s our batting if we score 350 runs in first innings, I think we will be very hard to beat. And someone will always come and do well and that’s the nature of the sport. I am still pretty confident that we can win in Australia but it’s going to be a close series though,” Waugh said about the Test series starting December 6.

Speaking about India’s chances Down Under, he said, “Actually, India have quite a rounded team and they will see this as a significant chance. They would have prepared for this tour for a long time. I think it is going to be really close series,” he added.

(With PTI inputs)



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Donald Trump Slams French President Emmanuel Macron Says Make France Great Again


Donald Trump returned to Washington from a weekend in Paris recently. (File)

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US President Donald Trump attacked his French counterpart on Tuesday in a series of tweets that underscored how much the once-friendly ties between the two leaders have soured, just two days after returning from Paris.

In five posts sent on the same day that French officials marked the anniversary of the 2015 terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, Trump blasted the key US ally over its near defeat to Germany in two world wars, its wine industry and Macron’s approval ratings.

Trump returned to Washington from a weekend in Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One where strained relations between the American president and European allies was on full display.

On Tuesday, Trump cited Macron’s “low approval rating” and unfair trade practices, and defended his absence from a commemoration event on Saturday saying the US Secret Service had vetoed driving to the venue due to poor weather.

Trump pointed to Macron’s recent comments about Europe’s need to protect itself, writing that “it was Germany in World Wars One & Two – How did that work out for France? They were starting to learn German in Paris before the US came along. Pay for NATO or not!”

“By the way, there is no country more Nationalist than France, very proud people-and rightfully so!” Trump wrote in a series of tweets, ending with “MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!”

Asked about Trump’s tweets, a key adviser to Macron said the French president had briefed Trump and his chief of staff during the Paris trip to reassure them that “that France is not about to make a choice between a European defence system and a multilateral approaches.”

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