PLUS 12 PAGES CHENNAI SUNDAY MAY 12, 2019 `6.00 PAGES 32 LATE CITY EDITION MAGAZINE INDIA IN VENICE CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOGGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ WARANGAL ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI FIGHT NIGHT YELLOW AND BLUE Chennai Super Kings are up against their bogey team: Mumbai Indians. Even though history is in Rohit Sharma’s favour — CSK have won one of their three finals against MI — many a fan will be rooting for MS Dhoni & Co The race for both EPL and IPL will come to a close on Sunday. Here’s a look at how things stand as four teams battle it out for glory ... Spin to a win Though CSK have the best spin attack this IPL, MI’s tweakers too have risen to the occasion Red alert for City With just a round left, only a point separates leaders Manchester City from Liverpool POSSIBILITIES GALORE The two-horse race will see Pep Guardiola’s men take on Brighton in their backyard, while Jurgen Klopp and his merry band are up against Wolves at Anfield. Liverpool will be in with a shot at the title only if City drop points in their fixture | P19 High-stakes sixth phase polls today Triangular fight in Delhi, UP; fate of Sheila Dikshit, Akhilesh, Maneka, Digvijaya to be sealed today; Modi, Maya on same page in attacking Cong on Alwar gangrape LOK SABHA ELECTION 2019 EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE @ New Delhi / Lucknow Crucial test 59 seats up for grabs in Phase VI WHERE ALL Uttar Pradesh 14 Haryana 10 West Bengal 8 Bihar 8 Madhya Pradesh 8 Delhi-NCR 7 Jharkhand 4 EXPRESS READ Two from Chennai drown in river Coimbatore: Two Chennai students — M Aswanth (16) and G Rithiskanna (11) — who were in Pollachi with family on vacation drowned in the Azhiyar River near Ambarampalayam on Saturday evening. P5 THE BJP will be defending 45 of the 59 LS constituencies going to polls on Sunday in the high-stakes sixth phase. While the SP and BSP are banking on each other’s strength to win seats in UP an assertive Congress , is harping on ‘soft Hindutva’ to corner the BJP in Madhya Pradesh. In Haryana, the BJP is aiming to gain from divided Opposition space even as the saffron outfit is testing organisational strength against the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, where the Congress is also putting up a spirited fight to retrieve the lost turf. In Uttar Pradesh, polling will be held for 14 seats while the remaining 13 are slated for the last phase of elections on May 19. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in his family pocket borough of Azamgarh is being challenged by rookie politician and popular Bhojpuri singer Dinesh Lal Yadav, who’s known as Nirahua, in a straight contest. Perhaps the most watched contest in this phase would be in Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, where the BJP’s fiery Sadhvi Pragya Thakur SC should take action against the Cong govt, police and the administration in Rajasthan. This is not just related to Dalits but entire womanhood - Mayawati B A N B U S E LV A N @ Chennai THE State government has issued an order to district collectors for issuing income and asset certificates to persons belonging the general category for availing reservation under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quota. The government order, issued by commissioner of revenue administration K Satyagopal, said the person seeking reservation under EWS category should not own or possess five acres of agriculture land and above. Those who own or possess a residential flat of 1,000 sq.ft and above or residential plot of 100 square yards and above in notified municipalities and residential plot of 200 square yards and above in areas other than notified municipalities are Who is eligible for the reservation? A person who belongs to a forward caste and whose family’s annual income is below `8 lakh has been categorised as EWS and is eligible for 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education. Nallakannu evicted, OPS assures help Chennai: A 20-year-old woman, based in the US, is alleged to have hired three men to abduct and assault her boyfriend in revenge for him taking her phone and hitting her with his helmet. P3 The IS established a ‘Hind Province’, after claiming responsibility for clashes with forces in Kashmir Friday. “The world may roll its eyes, but to jihadis there, this is significant,” Rita Katz of SITE Intel group tweeted EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE @ Chennai The first Apache Guardian chopper was handed over to the Indian Air Force on Friday at a Boeing production facility in Arizona, US | PTI India gets 1st Apache attack copter The IAF received the first Apache Guardian attack helicopter on Friday, over three years after the $1.4-billion deal was signed 22 Apaches to be bought as part of deal signed with Boeing and the US in Sep. 2015 ■ It can carry out precision attacks at standoff ranges and operate in hostile airspace, the IAF said ■ Further, in 2017, the Army decided to buy six Apache helicopters along with weapons systems. This will be its first fleet of attack choppers THE decision of Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) officials to evict senior CPI leader R Nallakannu and late minister P Kakkan’s son from housing board quarters in T Nagar drew strong criticism from political party leaders on Saturday . Later, the highly respected 94-year-old politician said deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam assured that he would look into the issue. Nallakannu had been forced to move out of the quarters where he’s lived since 2007. “I was told the building is going to be demolished for reconstruction, following a court order. TNHB issued notice to vacate by May 15 so I moved on Friday and am at my daughter’s rented house in K K Nagar,” he said. P7 OBITUARY The man who rid ITC of tobacco stain J AYA N TA R O Y C H O W D H U R Y @ New Delhi Y C Deveshwar would dent its chances in the elections. “The story of the gangrape of a Dalit daughter which took place two weeks ago is now coming out gradually Modi said at an elec,” tion rally in Ghaziabad, UP . Speaking to reporters in Lucknow, Mayawati alleged the Gehlot gover nment “terrorised” the victim’s family into not revealing the incident till the polls were over in the state. According to reports, the woman was raped on April 26 and the crime was reported to police. However, the FIR was filed only on May 7, after polls were over in the state. EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE WITHIN 24 hours of raising tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion from 10 per cent to 25 per cent, US President Donald Trump on Saturday upped the ante in the trade war with Beijing, ordering a tariff hike on almost all imports from the world’s second-biggest economy . “The President... ordered us to begin the process of raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China, which are valued at approximately $300 billion,” US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said, adding that the details would be announced on Monday. The new tariffs, however, are not expected to come into effect for several months. The hikes come days after the Trump ‘Make your administration accused Beijing of regoods in good old US’ neging on its commitments. China had made systematic edits to a 150-page Even as many economists said agreement drafted after months of negotiations and removed any binding lethe tariff hikes gal language on intellectual property would also hurt theft, currency manipulation and other US firms that rely on imported core US concerns, Reuters had reportparts, Trump on ed, causing the US president to respond with hikes in tariffs. Saturday Earlier, China’s top trade envoy said tweeted, “Such talks with the US had not broken down an easy way to and that the failure to strike a deal was avoid tariffs? Make your goods “just a small setback”. Before he left in good old USA. Washington for Beijing on Friday after It’s very simple!” two days of talks, Vice Premier Liu He said that any deal would require the US to agree to end the punitive tariffs. Comparing the negotiations to a marathon, he said: “When you get to the last stage, it is comparatively the hardest stage. Now we need P15 to hold on, it is the darkness before dawn.” TN govt readies to implement EWS quota, issues order Woman hires men to beat up boyfriend ISIS declares first province in India takes on Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh. Not wanting to take chances, Digvijaya had to further let go of his secular image by getting saints to support him in the election. Meanwhile, in a dramatic turn of events, PM Narendra Modi joined BSP chief Mayawati in attacking the Congress over the Alwar gangrape case. Both said the Congress-led government in Rajasthan tried to suppress news about an alleged gangrape of a Dalit woman in Alwar as it feared it Trump targets China again, tariffs now on items worth $300 bn ITC chair man Yo g esh Chander Deveshwar, 72, who passed away on Saturday morning after a brief illness, will be best remembered for turning the Kolkata-based tobacco company into a consumer goods conglomerate which also manufactures cigarettes. Lahore-born ‘Yogi’ Deveshwar, an alumnus of IIT Delhi and Harvard Business School, joined the company in 1968 and became a board member in 1984. His appointment as CEO in 1996 came at the fag end of a bitter battle for control between the Indian management of the tobacco maker and its UK-based parent British American Tobacco. Under his watch, Virginia House, ITC’s registered headquarters in Kolkata, saw its stock prices soar 50 times and revenues grow 16fold. Under his leadership, ITC also diversified into a true-blue consumer goods company making products ranging from Yippee noodles to Fiama soaps to Wills apparel, instead of just being a tobacco company P17 . also not eligible. While calculating the income of those seeking EWS certificate, family members’ income from all sources will be taken into account. The income will be calculated as per financial year prior to the year of application. The government has listed the procedures to be followed by tahsildars and revenue officials before issuing income certificates. The property held by a family in a village/town has to be verified by the village administrative officer. Besides verification of village accounts, the VAOs should conduct local enquiry. The revenue inspector and deputy tahsildar should also conduct discreet enquiry be- fore recommending issuance of EWS certificate. The tahsildar should obtain a self-declaration from the beneficiary on assets and income duly attested by a notary public. When income and asset certificates are issued, revenue officials should upload them on the district website. Collector should issue a release telling applicants to view the certificates, the GO said.
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