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and as the oldest man on the U. My kids are studying there and I have been hearing a lot more about the Royal Highness and the work that they have been doing. Ward planned to attend Trump’s rally,that’s fine, the Daily Star quoted Susan as telling Britain’s Sunday Mirror newspaper “Then he said there were medications he took in the States that he needed He said the names but they didn’t mean much to me The one name I recognised was Diprivan I knew it was something to do with anaesthetics and thought that seemed strange But Michael kept saying”Theyre just routine”” she added Erok further said that Jackson suggested an alternate way of getting hold of the drug when she declined to help him She added: “He told me not to worry – he would get someone else to help out” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | New York | Published: December 5 2009 11:48 am Related News Supermodel Naomi Campbell has once again attracted criticismcourtesy her impolite attitude The 39-year-old English model came along with billionaire beau Vladislav Doronin while her bodyguard deflected would-be photographers at Miami magazine’s charity auctionhosted by Gateway co-founder Ted Waitt She was pretty rudedidn’t bid on anythingand spent the whole time clinging to her boyfriend [Russian real estate mogul Vladislav Doronin Who shows up to a charity event with a bodyguard” the New York Post quoted a source as saying Campbell also got into an argument with a younger woman at The Wall nightclub in the W hotel later that night For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: February 3 2017 6:00 pm It is difficult to find black holes because they are completely black say researchers ( Image used for representation Source: Reuters) Related News Astronomers have discovered traces of a massive black hole lurking in the corner of our Milky Way galaxy by analysing an extraordinarily fast-moving cosmic cloud This marks the beginning of the search for quiet black holes researchers said Millions of such objects are expected to be floating in the Milky Way although only dozens have been found to date It is difficult to find black holes because they are completely black In some cases black holes cause effects which can be seen For example if a black hole has a companion star gas streaming into the black hole piles up around it and forms a disk The disk heats up due to the enormous gravitational pull by the black hole and emits intense radiation However if a black hole is floating alone in space no emissions would be observable coming from it Watch all our videos from Express Technology Researchers led by graduate student Masaya Yamada and Professor Tomoharu Oka from Keio University in Japan used the ASTE Telescope in Chile and the 45-m Radio Telescope at Nobeyama Radio Observatory to observe molecular clouds around the supernova remnant W44 located 10000 light-years away from us Their goal was to examine how much energy was transferred from the supernova explosion to the surrounding molecular gas but they happened to find signs of a hidden black hole at the edge of W44 Researchers found a compact molecular cloud with enigmatic motion This cloud named the Bullet has a speed of more than 100 kilometres per second which exceeds the speed of sound in interstellar space by more than two orders of magnitude In addition this cloud with the size of two light-years moves backward against the rotation of the Milky Way Galaxy To study the origin of the Bullet the team observed the gas cloud with ASTE and the Nobeyama 45-metre Radio Telescope The data indicate that the Bullet seems to jump out from the edge of the W44 supernova remnant with immense kinetic energy Also Read: Scientists create detailed map of the Milky Way “Its kinetic energy is a few tens of times larger than that injected by the W44 supernova It seems impossible to generate such an energetic cloud under ordinary environments” said Yamada The team proposed a dark and compact gravity source possibly a black hole has an important role With the present dataset it is difficult for the team to distinguish the size of the black hole Theoretical studies have predicted that 100 million to one billion black holes should exist in the Milky Way although only 60 or so have been identified through observations to date “We found a new way of discovering stray black holes” said Oka The team expects find more solid evidence for a black hole in the Bullet with higher resolution observations using a radio interferometer such as the Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) in Chile For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pradeep S Mehta | Published: July 22 2015 12:00 am Many young IAS officers often fall prey to the incompetency of the framework Once inducted postings and training seem to turn them into generalists rather than specialists Related News An examination that attracts over 750000 aspirants and selects only 015 per cent is sure to be the most competitive in the world India’s civil services examination carefully selects the most fertile minds in order to turn them into ideal bureaucrats This is not to say that those who do not write the exam based on their choice are less bright However the Peter Principle — the rise to higher levels of incompetence — applies to many employees Thus lateral exit too is equally important Many young IAS officers often fall prey to the incompetency of the framework Once inducted postings and training seem to turn them into generalists rather than specialists The training does not appear to focus on domain expertise and the knowledge required by jobs in today’s context Even in the days of the ICS officers could select a branch of governance after a period of service such as the social sector or economics so that they could specialise and perform better That practice has since been abolished as many feel an IAS officer needs to be a generalist Moreover the assurance of a secure career offers little incentive to bureaucrats to outperform others when promotions and postings are hardly linked to merit and competence This is where complacency creeps in and leads potential performers into a slump Civil servants have always held notable positions in government and even outside as in inter-governmental organisations (IGOs) But some positions require specialists So why not bring in talented people from outside who may offer expertise as happens in IGOs To fill this gap the government established the Industrial Management Pool (IMP) in 1959 The IMP envisaged hiring talented private-sector executives to man high- and mid-level managerial posts Notable individuals like PL Tandon Lovraj Kumar and V Krishnamurthy joined But with “positions meant for them” at stake bureaucrats ensured the burial of the IMP After only one hiring in 1959 the IMP came to a formal end in 1973 There have been government commissions and reports advocating the lateral entry of specialists The Sixth Pay Commission and Second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) were unanimous on lateral entry The ARC also recommended a paradigm shift from a career-based to a post-based approach to senior government jobs It said that civil servants should compete with domain experts from outside for specific jobs The ARC highlights that some good practices on performance appraisals may be adopted from the armed forces which could aid in weeding out non-performers In the armed forces only 3 per cent of officers make it to the grade of brigadier and above — and promotions are based entirely on merit which fuels excellence Australia Belgium New Zealand the UK the Netherlands and the US identify specific senior positions that are open to appointments from a wider pool of civil servants as well as private-sector executives with relevant domain experience Lateral entrants bring their own work culture and this enables renewal and adaptation in government organisations India is not new to lateral entry and the benefits are there for all to see The chief economic advisor to the Union government is traditionally a lateral entrant There are illustrious examples of lateral entrants in administrative positions such as Vijay Kelkar (finance and petroleum secretary) Montek Singh Ahluwalia (commerce and finance secretary) and Ram Vinay Shahi (ministry of power) In addition to domain knowledge they had managerial skills and could get results in a government system Lateral entrants may not only bring specialised expertise good practices and work culture but they could also induce competition within the system When civil servants are made to compete with outside talent the lethargic attitude will diminish So the prospects of lateral entry will always propel overall efficiency However the IAS lobby seems to think otherwise which was reflected in the Civil Service Survey conducted in 2010 Fifty-four per cent of officers (on a consolidated basis) were in favour of lateral entry at the higher levels However IAS officers were less amenable to the idea Only 43 per cent agreed Transparency and accountability are two important factors that should not be underplayed in hiring lateral entrants Discretion on lateral entry may pave the way to charges of being “politically motivated” which may degrade the system For this the ARC recommended the establishment of a central civil services authority to deal with issues concerning lateral entries But the body which would have ensured a robust and accountable system of lateral entry is yet to come into existence Civil servants should also be encouraged to move out and work for different sectors on a short-term basis to enrich their knowledge and enhance their motivation and efficiency Therefore lateral exit is as important as lateral entry This has the potential to raise the civil services from its slump The writer is secretary general of CUTS International Rohit Singh of CUTS contributed to this article For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Samarpita Das | New Delhi | Updated: January 7 2017 10:47 pm Nick Nolte Donald Glover are among all the other actors nominated for Golden Globes 2017 Top News What defines a good actor Is it when he is versatile Or is it when he plays an all-black character and still gets your sympathy The year 2016 has been a treat for film buffs and people who have their eyes hooked on television series While some actors delivered stirring performances others left a long-lasting impression Sunday will see Golden Globes awarding the best actors in TV series and these are the nominees Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy Anthony Anderson Blackish Blackish shows the life of a middle-class family hailing from Africa who worry that their kids may not understand the value of their heritage Through the lens of this family they portray universal parenting and relationships experience Gael Garcia Bernal Mozart in the Jungle Mozart in a Jungle is the series where ambition love and money coil up to provide comedy The show looks at finding yourself and finding love while conquering the Big Apple Donald Glover Atlanta A Princeton dropout returns home to Atlanta to try to salvage his life by managing his rapper cousin’s career It is the story of a young man struggling to find his footing and constantly wondering how he got where he is Nick Nolte Graves Nick Nolte plays former president Richard Graves an ex commander in chief with a guilty conscience and an executive-sized midlife crisis Jeffrey Tambor Transparent Maura Pfefferman started life as Mort and came out as transgender to his rather unlikeable children The effect that his announcement had on the family dynamics is explored in moving and humorous ways Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series Drama Rami Malek Mr Robot Elliot a cyber security hacker who suffers from clinical depression and social anxiety disorder gets recruited by Mr Robot a mysterious radical Elliot finds himself in a group of similar misfits bent on hacking into a corporation’s records to cancel all consumer debt The corporation happens to be a client of Elliot’s employer Bob Odenkirk Better Call Saul Better Call Saul is a Breaking Bad spin-off The series is set six years before Breaking Bad when Saul went by the name Jimmy McGill a shady and resourceful lawyer who would do anything to stay out of court Also read:Golden Globe Awards 2017 predictions: Who will win who should win who could win Matthew Rhys The Americans Matthew Rhys is one half of a KGB spy couple along with Keri Russell (also nominated this year) in this drama set during the Cold War era In the course of their missions they are required to don various disguises to play other characters something that this actor relishes More from the world of Entertainment: Liev Schreiber Ray Donovan The series is set in Los Angeles where Schreiber cleans up scandals and fixes problems for the high-profile Hollywood clients of his law firm an arrangement that include bribery threats and violence Billy Bob Thornton Goliath Billy Bob Thornton has played lawyers before but nobody like the one he plays in Amazon series Goliath His character William McBride is a seedy washed-up lawyer who drinks to excess and chases ambulance to make a living He is forced to take a wrongful death case that pits him against the biggest law firm in Los Angeles ironically the one he himself founded Catch the Golden Globe Awards on Monday 9th January only on Vh1 COLORS INFINITY and Comedy Central For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsJammu: Former Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Amitabh Mattoo advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday tendered his resignation citing personal reasons File photo of Amitabh Mattoo Facebook "Yes I have tendered my resignation due to personal reasons I want to spend some time with my family" Mattoo who was appointed as an advisor in April this year with the status of a cabinet minister said Sources close to him said he will be leaving for Australia in a few days to pursue a career in academics 53-year-old Mattoo had served as an advisor to the then Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed in August last year but had to relinquish the post in wake of the Sayeed’s death in January this year He had earlier served as Chief Executive Officer and inaugural Director of the Australia India Institute and Professor of International Relations at the University of Melbourne in Australia Former member of the National Knowledge Commission a high-level advisory group to the Prime Minister of India Mattoo is on leave from prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University where he serves as a Professor of Disarmament Studies at the School of International Studies He has the rare distinction of being the youngest Vice Chancellor when he was appointed to hold the post at Jammu University from November 2002 to December 2008 By: PTI | Published: October 15 2017 8:39 pm Washington Sundar opened for Tamil Nadu in place of Murali Vijay against Tripura (Source: File) Related News M S Washington Sundar’s brilliant unbeaten 156 and his big opening partnership with skipper Abhinav Mukund (76) helped Tamil Nadu seize the initiative on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group “C” match against Tripura in Chennai on Sunday Tamil Nadu ended the day at 332 for 2 a lead of 74 runs in response to Tripura’s 258 riding on Sundar’s maiden first-class ton which included 14 fours and one six He has batted for 223 balls so far Washington Sundar opened for Tamil Nadu in place of Murali Vijay who is sitting out the game due to a neck spasm Baba Indrajith who has so far added 152 runs with the young southpaw (Sundar) for the third wicket is batting on 73 (six fours) Earlier the home team wrapped up the Tripura innings for the addition of just 14 runs to the overnight score of 244 for 7 K Vignesh took two of the three wickets to fall to finish with four for 41 R Ashwin got the other to finish with two wickets for 64 It took all of 61 overs for TN to polish off the visitors’ tail Tamil Nadu began their reply in a positive manner with Mukund and the young Sundar scoring briskly The two left-handers took the attack to the Tripura bowlers and took advantage of some pedestrian stuff Mukund hit 10 fours in his knock of 76 and added 162 runs with Sundar While the TN captain played some beautiful shots on the off-sider the lanky Sundar blossomed after a cautious start and hit strokes around the wicket The two openers went on the offensive in the post-lunch session and at one point hammered 32 runs in three overs Sundar hammered Tripura skipper Mani Shankar Mura Singh for three boundaries in one over Just when it appeared that the two southpaws would carve out big individual scores Mukund fell to a catch by Gurinder Singh in the point region off Joydeep Bhattacharjee making his debut M Kaushik Gandhi who had a great run in the previous season didn’t last too long being trapped leg-before by Gurinder Singh for 9 Sundar and Indrajith continued to make light of the inconsistent Tripura attack and put on 152 runs in 216 balls to put the home team in the driving seat Indrajith batted efficiently and proved the perfect foil for Sundar who was constantly on the lookout for runs Mura Singh told reporters at the end of the day that the bowlers were inconsistent and admitted that Tamil Nadu batted well Washington Sundar said he was happy to get the ton and looked to carry on the good work tomorrow Brief scores: Group “C” (Day 2): Tripura 258 all out (Smit Patel 99 K Vignesh 4 for 31) vs Tamil Nadu 332 for 2 in 81 overs (M S Washington Sundar 156 batting Abhinav Mukund 76 Baba Indrjith 73 batting) At Vadodara: Baroda 373 all out in 128 overs (Swapnil Singh 88 A Sheth 70 not out Vishnu Solanki 61 B Ayyappa 4 for 69) vs Andhra Pradesh 190 for 2 in 46 overs (G Hanuma Vihari 71 batting Ricky Bhui 53 batting K S Bharat 40) At Indore: Madhya Pradesh 409 in 1443 overs (Naman Ojha 180 Ankit Sharma 67 Akash Parkar 4 for 70) vs Mumbai 130 for 1 in 33 overs (Jay Bista 89 batting) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsDarjeeling/kolkata | Published: June 15 2017 1:48 am Related News Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Wednesday said the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland will go on and asked tourists to avoid visiting Darjeeling “It is not only a matter of tourists They should try and avoid Darjeeling Our agitation will go on Let CRPF and Army men be deployed” said Gurung Meanwhile Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi in Raj Bhavan and the government appointed C Murugan as the new secretary of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in the backdrop of the ongoing unrest in Darjeeling hills Sources said Mamata met Tripathi to brief him about the situation in the hills Murugan who was managing director of Tourism Development Corporation will replace Donbosco Lepcha and will take charge immediately a notification issued on Tuesday by personnel and administrative reforms and e-governance department said The agitations which started as a protest against the “forced imposition of the Bengali language” have now transformed into renewed demands for a separate Gorkhaland Reacting to the government’s decision GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri said “This decision hardly affects us The GTA has been ineffective Mamata Banerjee has never allowed it to function And now if she decides to change the secretary how does it matter to us As far as we are concerned when we have Gorkhaland GTA is irrelevant” Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) spokesperson Neeraj Zimba said the front has consistently sought the dissolution of the GTA “We don’t believe that GTA works as a concept When we met the GJM leaders yesterday (Tuesday) we told them that our support for a separate Gorkhaland was unconditional but that our support for the GJM has a precondition — they should withdraw from the GTA agreement and resign en masse The GTA agreement can not be dissolved as per law so our only alternative is to not participate” Zimba said The GNLF has left its earlier position of pushing for the implementation of the 6th Schedule in the hills instead of GTA On the administrative reshuffle Giri said “These are simply strong-arm tactics by a desperate Mamata Banerjee to control the hills It is not going to work” The state government had earlier replaced GTA principal secretary Ravi Inder Singh and brought in Barun Ray Sources in the secretariat said that Singh was removed following numerous corruption charges against Bimal Gurung-led GTA and its members The government had first replaced the Darjeeling SP and sent a three-member committee of IPS officers to Darjeeling to assist new SP Akhilesh Chaturvedi in maintaining law and order Meanwhile Gorkha Janmukti Yuva Morcha held a meeting near Patlaybas “We will take out rallies in Darjeeling If police use force on us as they did yesterday we may call an indefinite bandh in the hills” said Prakash Gurung president of the youth wing Meanwhile Trinamool Congress workers continued to join GJM even on Wednesday ( Inputs from PTI ) For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: A day after accusing senior AAP leader Kumar Vishwas of conspiring to break the party Delhi legislator Amanatullah Khan on Monday night resigned from the party’s Political Affairs Committee (PAC) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who is also the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) national convener had called a PAC meeting to discuss the issues that arose after the allegations levelled by Okhla MLA Khan on Sunday against Vishwas Khan reached Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal’s residence where the PAC meet was held tendered his resignation from the PAC and left Amanatullah Khan Image courtesy: @KhanAmanatullah/Twitter "Amanatullah Khan has resigned from the party’s PAC and his resignation has been accepted" Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia told reporters after the meeting Vishwas a founder member of the AAP did not turn up for the PAC meet Sisodia said that Kejriwal was "unhappy" with both Amanatullah and Vishwas in so far in the way they raised the issue outside the party fora "In the PAC it was discussed that the party leaders including the MLAs should exercise restraint while making remarks" Sisodia said while urging party workers "to believe in the party’s leadership" and talk to Kejriwal before "engaging in such statements and remarks or issue any video" He said that some PAC members expressed anger against what Khan said regarding Vishwas and his absence from the meeting was also a matter of discussion there "He (Vishwas) is also giving interviews statements and releasing videos outside party fora and Arvind (Kejriwal) is hurt that some people are giving statements outside the party" "I want to say that there’s no need to give statements outside if anyone has complaint against anyone else then we all are here Arvindji is here" Sisodia added He further said that such incidents would affect the party and the people of Delhi noting that the AAP government has three years remaining and have a long way to go "We have to work on projects like CCTV WiFi schools and fix the health system of Delhi but because of these miniscule incidents party workers get discouraged" Sisodia told reporters Vishwas had asked the party to introspect after party’s debacle in the municipal polls Before the civic polls the AAP suffered jolts in Punjab and Goa assembly election While it failed to open an account in Goa it didn’t make much of an impact in Punjab Khan on Sunday said that Vishwas was conspiring to break the party and had asked some legislators to join the BJP with an offer of Rs 30 crore each Khan’s remarks came after Vishwas in a TV interview on Friday has said the party won’t hesitate in taking a call on change in its leadership after its poor show in Delhi municipal polls Kejriwal on Sunday has denied any rift with Vishwas after Khan accused the latter of trying to break the party at the BJP’s behest "What are these two advantages. the press? 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