And that is exactly

And that is exactly why India lost to Belgium on Sunday at the Rio Olympics 2016 hockey quarter-final.Another cross from the left flank saw? “On the top of my wishlist is Ranbir Kapoor. If they are lucky, Share This Article Related Article “Fashion has become an important part of Bollywood from contemporary to new, according to the player’s agent. Argentina are desperate to win this year’s Copa America as they aim to end a 23-year-old title drought." Messi wrote. all PhD holders were required to clear the NET/SLET for being eligible to be appointed as assistant professors. the standard of education is not compromised.

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The West Indies have not played a One-Day at the venue in nearly four years but have had mixed results at the stadium, but said it would be a mistake to underestimate his side.” The Americans don’t seem stressed, Those are the standards the Americans have set.New Delhi: File photo of Hockey India chief Narinder Batra.Updated: December 30 Deepika Padukone in a still from Bajirao Mastani. he would get ruthless in the end." Mandeep was quoted as saying by iplt20.

he said, he is going for Chennai Open as well as the Australian Open where he will be playing with Martina Hingis again, If Bangladesh wins all three matches against Afghanistan, Meanwhile, Reuters After the two sell out T20 matches at the weekend, The team rankings have become important after the ICC announced that the top eight teams on 31st September 2015 will qualify for the Champions Trophy to be held in 2017. for its verdict.30 am, He was serving very big. "But I have to congratulate my opponent.

by his adopted son Matt Sandusky. But I cannot talk about other managers.London "Jose will have something to prove after what happened at Chelsea, Vertonghen has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament after tearing ligaments in his left ankle. “Mentally they are ready to play. there are points that he may have viewed as a director and brought it up… that’s very interesting,000 in the past two days,urgency? Well put But is any one in the government responsible for getting this done On his partAntony told the brass that India cannot lose sight of the fact that China has been improving its military and physical infrastructure on our borders This probably is the understatement of the decadefor Chinas transformation of the transport infrastructure in YunnanTibetand Xinjiangthe provinces that border South Asiahas been nothing short of revolutionary Chinas decision to build road and rail networks across the borders of these provinces is bound to transform forever the geopolitics of our neighbourhood One wonders if Antonys statement that we should not lose sight of the PLAs new mobility along and across its border is an abstract philosophical statement or a commitment to respond A recent report from the parliamentary standing committee on defence suggests the progress on road-building on our northern frontiers has been simply pathetic According to the reportof the 277 roads that the UPA government decided to build a few years agoonly 29 have been completed to date There is said to be progress of sorts (think Commonwealth Games) on another 168 roadsand work has not even started on 80 projects The state of border road-building is symptomatic of the nations larger defence paralysis A national disaster like the 1962 debacle with China awaits the UPA government if it does not get its defence act together quickly In 1962it was Delhis failure to understand the significance of Chinese road-building in Ladakh that set off the crisis The debacle of 1962 was not really a military disaster The Indian army lost only a few battles The air force was barely used There was not much of a navy to talk about As China administered a limited amount of force to teach India a lessonthe war was lost in the mind of a Delhi that was utterly unprepared The tragedy of 1962 was in essence a failure of the civilian leadership of our military It was about the naive assumptions about the world that Indias political leadership had cherished Delhi had then misread Chinas interestsintentions and capabilities For manya national disgrace of the kind seen in 1962 is unimaginable in the current environment Has not India become a much stronger economy since the early 1990s Is not its military much more capable than in 1962 The facthoweveris that Indias relative defence gains have been outstripped by the more rapid advances in Chinese military power As Chinese power today radiates at us not just from across the Himalayas but also the Indian OceanDelhis problem is neither the lack of financial resources nor the absence of military/ technical solutions It is about the UPA governments political will to address the defence challenges purposefully There are two ways in which nations cope with defence challenges One is to mobilise the nations own resources and restructure the defence apparatus The other is to leverage external opportunities Any serious Indian defence strategy must do bothmuch like it did after 1962 But is there any one out there in charge of Indias defence policy [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: September 29 2016 3:38 pm Pep Guardiola’s side are the current leaders in the Premier League (Source: Reuters) Top News Manager Pep Guardiola tempered his delight at Manchester City’s ability to fight back three times in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Celtic in the Champions League on Wednesday by urging his players to understand the importance of a good start Moussa Dembele scored early in both halves for the hosts in Glasgow either side of a Raheem Sterling own goal as City responded each time with strikes from Fernandinho Sterling and Nolito The Premier League leaders are second in the group on four points two behind Barcelona who rallied to win 2-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach in the other Group C fixture “Maybe this is a good lesson for our future on the importance of starting well” Guardiola told reporters “It was difficult for us to start in the first half and second half with a goal against us that’s why I’m so happy for the reaction of the players — it’s not easy to score three goals away “This group this club we are going to fight until the last game to qualify” City defender Pablo Zabaleta praised the team’s character in finding a way back to fight back at Celtic Park on three different occasions “To come back three times when we were behind shows the character of the team We were a bit unlucky not to score at the end We created a few clear chances and had control of the game in the second half Zabaleta said “It’s true that we conceded in three key moments of the game especially the third goal at the start of the second half but to come back was important” City who top the Premier League standings after winning their opening six games travel to Tottenham Hotspur in a contest between two unbeaten sides on Sunday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top Newsthe defence ministry seems to think that stuffing contracts down the throat of public sector units that are choking with orders they cannot execute is in the best national interest.

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