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she has done so with flying colours." the club confirmed on Tuesday. UEFA announces Euro 2016 team of the tournament. Alex Ferguson the former Manchester United manager was among UEFA’s 13-strong panel of technical observers Atletico Madrid man Griezmann 25 for whom Sunday’s defeat was a second major final loss in a month after the loss to arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League also won the Golden Boot award for his six goals He also had two assists in France’s run to the final but had a rare off-night in front of goal on Sunday and was unable to haul the hosts to victory Griezmann and midfield schemer Dimitri Payet were included in the UEFA team of the tournament named on Monday as was Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo who was stretchered off injured and in tears after a crunching tackle by Payet Portugal defensive linchpin Pepe was also included along with fellow Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio and Raphael Guerreiro There was no place for Gareth Bale but Wales team-mates Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen both midfielders were named in the team of the tournament UEFA team of the tournament: Rui Patricio (POR); Joshua Kimmich (GER) Jerome Boateng (GER) Pepe (POR) Raphael Guerreiro (POR); Toni Kroos (GER) Joe Allen (WAL) Aaron Ramsey (WAL); Antoine Griezmann (FRA) Dimitri Payet (FRA); Cristiano Ronaldo (POR) Kanpur:India captain Virat Kohli credited opposition bowlers for their impressive show in the first Twenty20 International saying the hosts were 30-35 runs short of their target against England on Thursday England bowlers cashed in on questionable shot selection of the Indian batsmen to restrict the hosts to 147 for seven before skipper Eoin Morgan led from front with a 51 off 38 balls to set up an emphatic win for his team Virat Kohli PTI "England played better cricket than us today and they are deserving winners Credit to their bowlers they bowled good hard lengths with extra pace and bounce" Kohli said at the post-match presentation ceremony "We would have liked to execute that as well but we were about 30-35 runs short on that wicket" Defending the target Yuzvendra Chahal (2/27) shone with the ball for India and Kohli was full of praise for the young leg-spinner "I have a lot of confidence in him (Chahal) he plays with me at RCB He has wicket-taking ability as well He is confident about his skills A youngtsre showing cricketer really a good sign" he said England skipper Eoin Morgan also lauded his bowlers for th "outstanding" effort "Our bowlers were outstanding tonight Moeen Ali in particular showed great resolve We showed a lot of experience and Tymal Mills and Chris Jordan put their hands up in very important roles" Morgan said "They made it very hard for the Indian batsmen on a small ground Sam Billings and Jason Roy did outstandingly well Sam has taken his two chances when he’s had the opportunity" Off-spinner Moeen Ali was adjudeged man-of-the-match for his impressive 4-0-21-2 spell and that too in the shortest format of the game "As a bowling unit we were fantastic We are pleased to be 1-0 up with two big games to go I took a bit of confidence from the ODIs but just tried to bowl a length" Ali concluded UN denies arrested Reuters reporters had given it information | Reuters Fwire Reuters Dec 21 2017 18:01:33 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Dec 21 2017 18:01 PM | Updated Date: Dec 21 2017 18:01 PM Tags : Dhaka | Published: January 31 2014 5:06 am Related News OFF-SPINNER Dilruwan Perera picked up five wickets as Sri Lanka thumped fragile Bangladesh by an innings and 248 runs in the first Test here on Thursday Bangladesh trailing by a huge 498-run margin on first innings were bowled out for 250 in their second knock after lunch Perera finished with 5/109 while seamer Suranga Lakmal took three as the hosts were dismissed in 515 overs with a day to spare Bangladesh who resumed the day at 35/1 failed to cope with Sri Lanka’s pace and spin assault and lost their last nine wickets for 215 runs The hosts were reduced to 197/9 before the last-wicket pair of Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin Hossain put up 53 runs Bangladesh who made 232 in their first innings conceded their highest Test total of 730-6 declared Three Sri Lankans hit centuries including Mahela Jayawardene who scored an unbeaten double-ton Sri Lanka have now won 14 of their 15 Tests against Bangladesh eight of them by an innings margin and drawn the other On their previous tour in 2008-09 Sri Lanka had won the first Test by 107 runs and the second by 465 runs Bangladesh who languish at the bottom of the Test rankings at number 10 — lower than unfancied Zimbabwe — have lost 68 of their 82 Tests since gaining full status in 2000 They have won four Tests two each against Zimbabwe and the West Indies Opener Shamsur Rahim was dismissed off the second ball of the day fending at a vicious short ball from Shaminda Eranga and edging a catch to wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal Number three Marshall Ayub had scored 18 when he gloved a bouncer from to Kaushal Silva at short-leg as Bangladesh slipped to 50/3 The hosts reached 102 before Perera broke through by trapping Shakib Al Hasan leg-before for 25 Mominul Haque smashed eight boundaries in a fluent 50 off 57 balls but the assault did not last long as he became Perera’s second leg-before victim Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim was bowled by Perera for 14 off what became the last ball of the session but Nasir Hossain (29) and Sohag Gazi put on 33 for the seventh wicket after the break Gazi hit a 19-ball 23 with two fours and as many sixes before being leg-before to Lakmal Brief scores: Bangladesh 232 & 250 (M Haque 50; Perera 5/109 Lakmal 3/39) lost to Sri Lanka 730/6 decl For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsThe easiest way to kill the character and purpose of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is to bring as many distortions as possible to it One way of doing it is by imposing significant additional levies above the already agreed GST rates terming it necessary to compensate losses for states That is exactly what states like Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu are doing by forcing additional tax above GST rate on new vehicle purchases and on movie tickets respectively Tamil Nadu has imposed an additional 30 percent tax on movie tickets in addition to the 28 percent (for tickets priced above Rs 100) and 18 percent (for tickets less than Rs 100) GST rates That would make the majority tax incidence for the industry close to 60 percent Reason: Only about 10 percent of the total share of movie tickets sold is below Rs 100 ones and these make up only about 6 percent of their revenues a Times of India report quotes Deepak Asher President the Multiplex Association of India as saying In the pre-GST regime the pan India tax rate on movie tickets was 195 percent Hence the clamour in Tamil Nadu led by the likes of Kamal Hassan is least surprising Representational image Similarly Maharashtra has imposed a one-time tax on registration of new vehicles The state cabinet on Monday imposed an additional 2 percent tax on all vehicles hitting vehicle buyer The decisions by both Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra are obviously smart tricks to compensate for the likely losses post the abolition of state-specific levies such as octroi and local body tax (LBT) This is no surprise BMC used to rake in Rs 7000-Rs 8000 crore a year through octroi collection alone According to certain reports the annual loss on account of octroi and LBT on vehicles is estimated at Rs 700 crore under GST regime Tamil Nadu too is hedging against potential revenue losses by tapping the milch cow for any government entertainment industry Worse there are indications that other states like Maharashtra and Gujarat too may follow suit and levy entertainment tax above GST What these states are effectively doing is killing the very idea of an already imperfect GST The point here is such distortions are further weakening an already flawed GST structure With eight different rates (0 5 12 18 28 cess 025 3 percent) and exemptions on key items such as petroleum products and alcohol (two of the highest revenue winning items which the didn’t want to share with the Centre) the current GST is already a flawed structure and far from the ‘one nation one tax’ concept But the hope is that eventually the fine-tuning will happen and the nation will move towards a two-rate structure (one for essential items and other for remaining) if not a flat rate structure such as Singapore But what is happening now is exactly the opposite of it Now with individual states adding additional tax on the agreed rates the GST is facing threat on two counts — the idea of having a single rate across the country for a specific product/service category and having a single transparent rate without state-specific interventions In other words letting states have their own say upon agreed rates the Centre is giving a silent burial to the idea of a ‘one nation one tax’ dream It shouldn’t allow that at any cost The Modi government can take on the states deviating from the originally agreed GST structure by pointing out the compensation clause in the GST framework and the agreements reached under the GST Council Under the former the Central government will compensate the states for any possible losses on account of the GST roll-out in the initial five years In this backdrop why do the states need to distort the GST structure by levying additional taxes The Modi government should take up the issue with Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu urgently before other states follow suit GST was never a ‘one nation one rate’ tax for us; both the states are only putting the final nail in the coffin Written by Radhika Singh | Published: December 27 2015 1:00 am A mounted muscovy duck and a Giriraj chicken that Gaikwad has worked on (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Related News Walking into The Bombay Veterinary College’s anatomy department museum is like stepping into a place suspended in time There is no death here or decay Instead a foot-long turtle a slightly faded grey snake and a plate-sized stingray share space with other stuffed animals India’s celebrated taxidermist Dr Santosh Gaikwad is proudest of his mounted Giriraj chicken and a Muscovy duck whose heads he absent-mindedly strokes while talking “The point of taxidermy for me” Gaikwad says “is to be able to preserve the past for future generations Our wildlife will soon vanish and younger generations will never know what an animal looked like” Gaikwad once stuffed the last Siberian tiger of India called Kunal It was 22 years old when it died on November 17 2011 The Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo in Nainital sought out Gaikwad perhaps the only taxidermist in India who had the skill to work on wild animals When the body arrived in Mumbai Gaikwad removed the skin of the tiger and coated it with preservatives Next he made a clay mould of the body and replaced the bones with casts of fibreglass He placed the skin back on the mould stitching it up and arranging it to create an effect as life-like as possible Small touches of paint and the insertion of glass eyes and dentures finished up the job Now the tiger poses in a frozen prowl at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai its jaws open in a powerful never-ending roar Gaikwad says “Stuffed animals must not look like teddy bears” No photograph or even a video says Gaikwad can capture the three-dimensional reality of an animal the way taxidermy can These mounted animals are very often part of a bigger display that includes other animals and native plants which helps viewers appreciate where the animal comes from They are also often positioned in a manner that emphasises their natural behaviour Veterinarian Santosh Gaikwad turned to his practice to learn taxidermy (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) “Instead of throwing bodies away to be burned or scavenged why not preserve the animal’s colour and beauty” says Gaikwad He adds that taxidermy requires infinite precision patience and practice Different materials are used to stuff different animals Even within the same species animals of different sizes require the use of specific materials and techniques “It would be impossible to tell you a standard formula for stuffing an animal” he says “I keep the bones in birds for instance but never in mammals” Gaikwad first became interested in taxidermy after visiting the Prince of Wales Museum (now called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya) exhibit on natural history in Mumbai in 2003 It has showcases of ecosystems from different parts of India complete with native birds and animals that have been stuffed and mounted He had never known of taxidermy before “As a man of anatomy I felt that I should know how this was done I eventually came to realise that it was also an art” he says He practised it with the help of books videos and the advice of specialists after he came to know that all taxidermy colleges in India closed up one by one after the British left “There was no one really to teach me” Gaikwad says “I was so fascinated by it that I decided to learn it myself” After hundreds if not thousands of experiments on birds (from his veterinary practice) and fish (bought from the market) on his dining table at home Gaikwad finally became a skilled taxidermist Gaikwad has his own office and work-room at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai He is always in high demand; zoos universities and research centres regularly call on him for help “Given the demand I don’t really know why there aren’t more people in India who are interested in practising taxidermy Maybe it’s because the government does not want to encourage it in fear that it will encourage trophy hunting It’s a pity though This art is about to die out in this country and it should not it must not die” he says For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related News Coincidentally, We can stab a voodoo doll. Previously, Of this, First they tried to win over my supporters but failed so now they are sitting across the table with me, he said During the Assembly elections in 2012Mulayam had roped in Imam Syed Ahmad Bukhariwho snapped ties with the SP That case was different Bukhari had a deal with them while mine is a political party Bukhari should have desisted from taking personal favours We already had contested Assembly elections on our own Due to our pocket of influence we will strike a tie-up with some other political party? Traditionally, already captured the attention of his audience.

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