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By: Express News Service | Panchkula | Published: September 15 2015 4:44 am Victim Arun Vinayak (right) at his residence in Sector 8, Panchkula on Monday (Express Photo by Jaipal Singh) Related News A CAR was stolen from the Sector 7 market on Sunday night The car thief drove the vehicle away with the owner’s mother sitting inside The owner a resident of Sector 8 had driven to the market stepped out of the car to go into a shop leaving his mother sitting inside and the key in the ignition The car thief dropped the mother off at Morni T-point after robbing her of the jewellery she was wearing Arun Vinayak 26 and his mother Jyoti Vinayak had gone to the Sector 7 market in an i-20 car (HR05G0031) The incident was reported around 830 pm Share This Article Related Article According to the police Arun came out of the car and went to a nearby shop at the market to buy milk packets leaving the car key in the ignition “Since his mother was sitting in the car he left the air conditioner on and went out After a few minutes an unidentified youth entered the car sat in the driver’s seat and drove away even as the owner’s mother kept sitting in the car” said a police official The police said the accused drove past the Nada Sahib Gurdwara and dropped the woman near Morni T-point before robbing her of the jewellery she was wearing including chain and bangles In her complaint to the police the total worth of the jewellery is said to be around Rs 35 lakh A case under sections 392 (robbery) and 365 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Sector 5 Police Station For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Perth | Updated: January 19 2017 5:07 pm Steve Smith cruised to his eighth one-day century hitting 11 boundaries and a six (Source: ICC/ Twitter) Top News Australia captain Steve Smith led by example smashing an unbeaten 108 against a sloppy Pakistan to secure his team’s seven-wicket victory with five overs to spare in the third one-day international in Perth on Thursday Chasing 264 Australia slumped to 45-2 inside 10 overs before Smith and debutant Peter Handscomb added 183 runs to essentially take the game away India vs England live score Pakistan are down 1-2 in the five-match series Put into bat Pakistan rode half-centuries by Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan to set themselves up for a 300-plus total before settling for 263 for seven Opener Sharjeel smacked three successive boundaries against Travis Head to bring up his 50 but dragged the very next delivery from the spinner onto his stumps Babar forged two fifty-plus partnerships first with Shoaib Malik and then with cousin Umar Akmal both of whom made 39 to lay the foundation for a big total The 22-year-old also became the joint-fastest to join the 1000-run club in 21 ODI innings being part of an elite group that also include West Indies great Viv Richards Pakistan however let them down towards the end managing only 50 runs from the last 10 overs to settle for a competitive rather than a formidable score Josh Hazlewood (3-32) dismissed Babar for 84 after James Faulkner and Pat Cummins had spilled tough return catches from the batsman David Warner led Australia’s reply with typical aggression making a quickfire 35 before he and opening partner Usman Khawaja fell in successive overs Australia could have been in bigger trouble but Handscomb proved particularly lucky on his one-day debut Caught on zero off Junaid Khan the batsman was recalled after replays showed it was a big no-ball Handscomb was also dropped at point when on 10 Even if the catch had been taken Handscomb would have been called back as replays showed Junaid had once again overstepped The 25-year-old added to the side after Chris Lynn was ruled out with a neck injury made Pakistan pay for the lapses as he went on to make 82 off 84 balls Smith cruised to his eighth one-day century hitting 11 boundaries and a six to help secure a comprehensive victory ahead of the fourth one-dayer in Sydney on Sunday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: October 8 “@karanjohar Yash Uncle would’ve been a very proud father today. 29 are girls. one went to an Independent candidate. Warner, "He is not one of the ones arrested. 2016 2:39 am Mahalakshmi Temple. Top News One of the most visited temples in Mumbai the Mahalakshmi temple’s earliest records date back to the 1800s Almost 300 years old it stands right on the edge of the shore of the city on the Bhulabhai Desai Road “Devi Mahalakshmi in this temple has not been carved out she is a ‘swayambhu’ which means the figure of the devi had appeared on the stone by itself” said temple guru Arun Veerkar The much-revered idol of Mahalakshmi is said to have emerged from the sea during the development works under the colonial rule It is believed that the trinity of Brahma Vishnu and Mahesh blessed goddesses Lakshmi Saraswati and Kali with the powers of wealth knowledge and health respectively “For a man’s development these three elements are of utmost importance Hence they were given to the devis who in turn bless us with the same” he added “Every morning the idols of the three goddesses are adorned anew with sarees and jewellery for the shodosho upasharik puja The details of the idols are hidden from view under the adornments” said Veerkar The temple visited by thousands everyday is not restricted to a particular community “The goddesses’ blessings of knowledge wealth and health are for everyone Everyone is in need of these whether it is for a new job or to ace exams or to get rid of an illness everyone comes here to pray to the goddesses” Veerkar said “Women are more frequent visitors all year round especially during festivals like Navaratri” he added Navaratri is the most special occasion for the Mahalakshmi temple The day starts early at 3 am with the Chandipath puja and ends only at 1230 am with the Shayan aarti The temple sees an attendance of people from all over the state. 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Shahid Kapoor in a never seen avatar) Pleasantly surprised and thankful to the CBFC for seeing the UDTA PUNJAB trailer in the context and clearing it without a single cut. Related News Anurag Kashyap has thanked CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani for clearing the expletive-laden trailer of his upcoming production venture “Udta Punjab” without a single cut. He needs to clock 22. The general secretary of the Swimming Federation of India said that Khade’s case will be discussed with the sports ministry on 8 July. For all his gentle mien,the by-election reverses did not deter him. using the HWL as a platform to assess the rest of their roster. So they give it their all. Froome took it easy on the last Stage 21, Such was his strength.
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“It’s something that makes me happy. I would like to do that. while Voges added 99 runs with Peter Siddle and 96 with Peter Nevill to ensure the tourists compiled a mammoth total in their one and only innings.Christchurch: New Zealand’s cricket team have run a gamut of emotions this week after they slumped to a heavy first test loss to Australia then won three awards at their country’s premier sports awards on ThursdayThe players have made their way out for the national anthems Stat: Australia are unbeaten in their last 14 ODIs at home They have won 13 and one ended in no result Bhuvneshwar Kumar selected ahead of Ishant Sharma Here’s Jigar Mehta’s article on how this could be his shot at redemption after the horror South Africa series Aus XI: Warner Finch Smith Bailey Maxwell M Marsh Wade Faulkner Boland Hazlewood Paris India XI: Dhawan Rohit Kohli Rahane Dhoni Pandey Jadeja Ashwin Bhuvneshwar Sran Umesh This is the first time India are playing a bilateral ODI series in Australia #IndvsAus — Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) January 12 2016 TOSS – India have won the toss and ELECTED TO BAT Barinder Sran is handed his debut Three debutants in this match with Paris and Boland the other two who make their debuts for Australia Hello and welcome to the coverage of the 1st ODI between India and Australia at Perth Match starts at 850 am IST Follow this space for live scores and updates Match Preview: Australia host India at bouncy WACA Perth Australia: India will be looking to battle the odds and win as they take on Australia in their own backyard in the first of the five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) here on Tuesday The limited overs series will then continue with three Twenty20 matches which will be a platform to test the waters before the World T20 in March MS Dhoni has a tough test ahead in Perth File image: AFP Even though it is a much depleted Australian bowling unit with the likes of speedster Mitchell Starc missing and inexperienced Josh Hazlewood as the main pace spearhead India would be making a huge mistake if they take the men in yellow lightly The hosts have been in rollicking form of late coming off Test series wins against New Zealand and the West Indies and they would ideally want to carry on the momentum in the ODIs On the other hand India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men will have it at the back of their minds that they lost every match when they were here in 2014-15 They lost the Test series 0-2 and did not win any game in the triangular series that followed The visitors have been in red-hot form too in the Tests coming off series wins against Sri Lanka and South Africa While the team for the longest format of the game looks settled with Virat Kohli leading the charge the ODI team has struggled They lost the T20I and ODI series against South Africa at home and prior to that they had lost to minnows Bangladesh away But Dhoni would want a turnaround in fortunes in 2016 starting with a win against Australia In their quest for it India have decided to fly in with a squad which has experience and youth combined The new faces that have come in are the likes of batsman Gurkeerat Singh left-arm pacer Barinder Sran and fast bowler Rishi Dhawan One might also get to see a bit of Manish Pandey who has been hugely successful in the domestic tournaments but is yet to make a mark in the international circuit However the biggest setback for India will be that one of their primary new ball weapons Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of the tour with an injury He has been replaced by right-arm seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar Australia too have packed in pacers in their squad and with the bouncy wicket at the WACA here Joel Paris and Scott Boland might be handed their debut It will be interesting to see how the Indian batsmen cope with the steep bounce here especially with Paris generating it at will because of his height Then again at the practice sessions that is precisely what the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma were doing clobbering and blocking short and quick deliveries While India convincingly clinched the two warm-up games and the bowling looked good but hurling it at the right length and line against the likes of Glenn Maxwell and Steven Smith will be a tough challenge Sran was impressive and he just might get his debut alongside Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav The left-arm seamer is quick and has a deceptive short ball a weapon needed to trouble the rival batsmen India also need to address issues relating to the batting order and see what combination works the best for them Overall both teams have all the weapons needed and it will be an engaging contest when they lock horns from Tuesday onwards IANS Don’t you know what you are? working with my actors and team.