CHENNAI 28 MAY 2014 WEDNESDAY `3.00 PAGES 24 LATE CITY EDITION CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BANGALORE ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELGAUM ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIMOGA ■ TIRUCHY ■ www.newindianexpress.com First Cabinet meet forms Black Money SIT R A DA R 2 More Attempts for UPSC Express News Service New Delhi: Civil Services aspirants in the general category will get two attempts in addition to the existing ceiling of four attempts to clear the exam, from this year onwards, the Union Public Service Commission said on Tuesday. P13 New Delhi: On its first day in power, NDA-II hit the ground running by announcing the setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT), as mandated by the Supreme Court, to unearth black money stashed abroad. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet chose a subject that the BJP consistently raised during its election campaigns to win a massive mandate. The symbolism of ‘first day-first decision’ meant the government send an appropriate message to the country by promising to bring back “large MiG-21 Crashes, Pilot Dead New Delhi: Indian Air Force pilot Raghu Bansi died in a MiG-21 combat plane crash near Srinagar on Tuesday, even as senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley took charge as stop-gap Defence Minister. A court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident. P11 Top Law Officers Resign New Delhi: The country’s two top law officers Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati and Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran have tendered their resignations following the change in the government at the Centre. Amway India Chief Held The govt is open to debate on Art 370 in J&K and would make efforts to convince the unconvinced about its demerits We have explained about FDI in multi-brand retail that it probably is not best opened up now, because medium and small sized traders or small farmers have not been adequately empowered — NIRMALA SITHARAMAN, Commerce Minister — JITENDRA SINGH, MoS, PMO amounts of money stashed abroad by evading taxes or generated through unlawful activities”. New Law and Telecom Min- Speeding up the (procurement of) equipment required for their (armed forces) support are going to be priority areas as far as our government is concerned — ARUN JAITLEY, Defence Minister ister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the SIT would comprise two former Supreme Court judges — justices MB Shah and Arijit Pasayat — along with chiefs of Pak Ice Broken, Modi Eyes Trade Diplomacy In 45-minute meeting, Nawaz Sharif draws parallel between countries’ development agenda; India underlines importance of thwarting terror Kurnool: Amway India CEO William Scott Pinckney was arrested in Gurgaon by the Andhra Pradesh Police alleging unethical circulation of money. A Kurnool court remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days. P13 Rail Mishap Toll Rises to 28 New Delhi: A preliminary probe into the Gorakhdham train accident in UP on Monday has indicated that the cause could be “fractured rails”, even as the toll mounted to 28 with more bodies extricated from the bogies. P11 Didi Reshuffles Cabinet Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reshuffled her cabinet, depriving two ministers of their portfolios and shifting another for poor show in the recent polls. P9 Kejri Released from Jail by Devirupa Mitra New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday night walked out of Tihar jail as he finally agreed to furnish a bail bond before a court after spending six days in prison in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP’s Nitin Gadkari. New Delhi: On his first day in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to set the tone for neighbourly relations — pitching trade on top of the list, yet seeking action on terror, especially on the 26/11 attack trial, which will be the fulcrum to improve ties. There was no misstep from Sharif on his unprecedented two-day trip to the Indian capital to attend Modi’s swearingin ceremony. The gamble from a prime minister seen as a hawk till May 16 due to his high-pitched Cadbury Recalls 2 Products Kuala Lumpur: Chocolate maker Cadbury has recalled two products in mainly Muslim Malaysia after traces of pig DNA were found during a check for non-halal substances, Health Minister S Subramaniam said on Tuesday. P13 24 PAGES, INCLUDING 6 PAGES OF CITY EXPRESS MARKETS Indices Sensex: Nifty: Gold 24,549.51 7,318.00 2,832 2,648 24 ct (1 gm): 22 ct (1 gm): Silver Bar (1 kg): 41,000 Retail (1 gm): 43.90 59.05 80.60 US$: Euro: SOURCE: BSE, NSE, RBI WEBSITES EXPRESS POLL OF THE DAY Should India, Pakistan cricket ties resume after the PM-level talks? YES 47% NO 53% TODAY’S QUESTION: Will there be progress in Indo-Pak ties with Narendra Modi as PM? SMS TO 54646 www.newindianexpress.com election campaign paid off, with Sharif playing a graceful guest to a courteous host Modi by not mentioning Kashmir or having a customary meeting with separatist Hurriyat leaders. Sharif reached the stately Hyderabad House around 12.30 pm, where PM Modi greeted him with a long and firm handshake. Their discussion went on from 12.40 pm for about 45 minutes — spilling over from the scheduled dura- tion of 35 minutes. Modi was assisted by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, private secretary to the PM Nripendra Mishra, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and Indian ambassador to Pakistan TCA Raghavan. “In the meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, the PM underlined our concerns relating to terrorism,” said Sujatha Singh. “It was conveyed that Paki- [ MY GOVT STANDS READY TO DISCUSS ALL ISSUES BETWEEN OUR COUNTRIES, IN A SPIRIT OF COOPERATION AND SINCERITY — NAWAZ SHARIF, Pakistan Prime Minister stan must abide by its commitment to prevent its territory and territory under its control from being used for terrorism against India. We also expect that necessary steps will be taken in the Mumbai terror attack trial underway in Pakistan to ensure speedy progress of the case and the conviction of those responsible,” she said. The concrete decision from the discussion was that the two foreign secretaries “would remain in touch and explore how to move forward”. Sharif had however interpreted this as, “The two foreign secretaries would be meeting soon, to review and carry forward our bilateral agenda.” Indian official sources were cagey and said the two foreign secretaries will meet soon, noting there were other methods of communication “to remain in touch”. Just like other foreign leaders, Sharif also invited Modi to Pakistan, which the latter accepted. Stressing on business ties, Modi said the two countries “should move immediately towards full trade normalisation on the basis of the September 2012 roadmap”, referring to the issue of non-discriminatory market access — the politically correct nomenclature in Pakistan for most-favoured nation status. Summing up the Indian direction in the talks, foreign secretary said, “We want peaceful and friendly relations with Pakistan. However, for such relations to proceed, it is important that terror and violence brought to an end.” MORE: P7 No Power Cuts from June 1, says Jaya Express News Service Exchange the country’s top intelligence and investigative agencies like the CBI, Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis Wing, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Enforcement Directorate, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Financial Intelligence Unit and Narcotics Control Bureau. The RBI Deputy Governor and Secretary Revenue will also be part of the team, which was announced here after the Cabinet meeting. “Our government is committed to pursue black money. This was the first agenda item of the new Cabinet,” Prasad said during the government’s first official press briefing. MORE: P7 F I R S T D A Y, F I R S T B Y T E S Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced that Tamil Nadu will be a power-cut free State from June 1 and all restrictions imposed on power supply by the previous DMK regime in 2008 would be withdrawn from that day. “Within three years, I have made Tamil Nadu a power cut -free State,” Jayalalithaa said in a statement with a sense of pride. Decisions to this effect were made at a high-level meeting. “All restrictions on power supply imposed by the previous DMK regime with effect from November 1, 2008, will be completely withdrawn from June 1. The 90 per cent load-shedding on High Tension industries being implemented between 6 pm and 10 pm, and the 20 per cent load-shedding for business and commercial consumers who use HT line will be withdrawn,” the Chief Minister said, adding that the move would boost industrial growth in Tamil Nadu besides creating more employment opportunities. Pointing out that through the power generated from new units and procurement, the State was getting sufficient power now, the CM said that during the past five days, there was no power cut in TN. “From June onwards, more power is expected from windmills and I have directed the TNEB that it should be fully utilised,” she added and recalled that when she assumed office of the Chief Minister for the third term in May 2011, the requirement of power stood at 12,000 MW, but only 8,000 MW was available. Watch the World Whirl With Ball Cams in Rio 2 Talking about Brazuca, Tushar Goculdas, brand director — adidas India said, “The ultimate football tournament comes to Brazil — it does not get any bigger than this. We kicked off our World Cup campaign with the launch of an exciting line-up of products. The essence of Brazil is represented through the most iconic symbol of the World Cup, Brazuca — the official match ball.” Adidas also claimed that this time the ball will be much better. PTI MORE: P16 TECH B A L L’ S E Y New Delhi: Technology will get a new meaning in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil as the Brazuca balls to be used in the mega event will come with six in-built HD cameras capturing 360 degree view of on-field action. Encapsulating everything that’s Brazil and its passion for the game, the ball has shades of blue, orange and green, and stars on it reflecting the vibrancy and flair associated with the game in the Mecca of football. E It! AFTER GOAL-LINE TECHNOLOGY, THE FIFA WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL IS SET TO USE CAMERA-FITTED BALLS THE Brazuca ball has six in-built HD cameras along with custommade image stabilisation software; it would give a 360-degree view of on-ﬁeld action THE BALL has six identical panels that will provide improved grip, touch, stability and aerodynamics IT has been created by six propellershaped polyurethane panels, which are thermally wound together IT is the most-tested ball ever, taking more than 2.5 years to develop and a testing process that involved 600 top players and 30 teams in 10 countries THE BALL WEIGHS 437 GRAMS AND HAS A WATER ABSORPTION RATE OF 0.2%; IT CAN RETAIN ITS SHAPE, SIZE AND WEIGHT EVEN IN RAIN Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif before their meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday | PTI IMPLEMENT 13TH AMENDMENT, MODI URGES RAJAPAKSA Express News Service New Delhi: Expediting the reconciliation process, full implementation of the 13th Amendment and a solution to fishermen issues were the main points raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The two met for a formal discussion on Tuesday at Hyderabad House here, and it lasted for about 30 minutes. Modi said “early and full implementation” of the 13th Amendment and going beyond that would contribute to the process of national reconciliation. FULL REPORT: P5, EDIT: P10
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