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General Raheel Sharif,shoes and even food, he said Established by his father way back in 1926Nutan Samartha Vidyalaya has so far rendered education to hundreds of such children The private aided category school offers education upto Class VII We call periodic meetings of the sex workers and their children enrolled in our schools to ensure almost zero dropout rate We interact and counsel these women as well as their children to know the issues faced by them so that we can address them effectively?the studios or out in the open. The agreement with Tata Power Company has not been revised in the last 100 years and it would be done keeping in mind the water demands of the city, Pawar assured the House The Deputy Chief Ministerreiterating that the state government is committed to meeting the water demand of Punementioned that the PMC has the responsibility of recycling sewer water before releasing it into the river so that it can be used for agricultural purposes Thusthe PMC should start sewage treatment plants with full capacity and ensure 65 TMC of treated water is released into the river as per the agreement with the irrigation department The irrigation department presently provides 16 TMC to PMC to meet its drinking water demand Joshi said he has urged the state government to allow 5 TMC water to be drawn from Mulshi dam to meet the increased demand of the city The Congress MLC further said that he raised the issue as the city was growing at a fast pace with an increase in population The state has already merged 23 villages with PMC and would soon be merging 28 more Earlierwater resources minister Krishna Valley Development CorporationRamraje Nimbalkarsaid the state government has decided to provide 267 TMC from Bhama Askhed dam to Pune and it would be increased by one TMC as per need The PMC currently draws water from the PanshetVarasgaonKhadakwasla and Bhama Askhed dams The city has been facing water shortage for the last few years and the civic body had to impose water cuts in summer to ensure that supply lasts until monsoon refills the dams For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWashington:Donald Trump celebrated a "historic" victory on Wednesday as the US Congress passed a massive Republican tax cut plan handing the president his first major legislative achievement since taking office nearly a year ago The House of Representatives voted along party lines to greenlight a $15 trillion overhaul that will impact every corner of the US economy through dramatic tax cuts for corporations and temporary reductions for individuals Opposition Democrats have branded the tax plan a giveaway to the wealthiest that risks blowing a hole in the national debt but the revamp fulfills a core Trump campaign pledge to redirect money from government coffers into the pockets of working Americans "We broke every record" a jubilant Trump told scores of elated Republicans gathered at the White House for a victory lap thanking them for driving through "the largest tax cut in the history of our country" "We are making America great again" he declared in a melee of smiles and handshakes with lawmakers— who took turns to sing the president’s praises "Something this big something this generational something this profound could not have been done without exquisite presidential leadership" gushed House Speaker Paul Ryan as fellow lawmakers applauded File image of Capitol Hill Reuters The most sweeping rewrite of the US tax code in decades the bill represents Trump’s most important legislative victory in the 11 months since his inauguration until now marked by the stinging failure to repeal his predecessor’s health care law Billing it as a "Christmas gift" and a "history victory" for the American people Trump and his Republicans hope their success in passing tax cuts plays to the party’s advantage in next year’s mid-term elections The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also takes a major step toward crippling Obamacare by scrapping the individual mandate that requires nearly all Americans to have health insurance or pay a fine "With this bill. we have essentially repealed Obamacare and we will come up with something that’s much better" Trump declared Trump earlier gathered his Cabinet members for a meeting where he discussed the tax accomplishment and that gave way to an extraordinary scene as the president invited those present to join in prayer Housing Secretary Ben Carson a fervent member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church proceeded to say grace thanking God for giving America Trump and his tax cut plan "We’re thankful for the unity in Congress that has presented an opportunity for our economy to expand so that we can fight corrosive debt that has been destroying our future" Carson intoned Changing minds Having taken months to get across the finish line the bill was delayed at the last moment Tuesday after a technical glitch required the Senate to strip three minor provisions from the bill before approving it overnight Since the House had already voted— and the versions approved by both chambers must be identical— it was forced to vote again on the changes The bill passed the House 224 to 201 with 12 Republicans siding with all Democrats in voting no The measure tests conservatives’ fidelity to the principle of fiscal discipline as it is projected to add nearly $15 trillion to the national debt over the coming decade according to the Joint Committee on Taxation That figure drops to about $1 trillion when economic growth is accounted for Trump had leaned heavily on Republicans to push the contentious package through Congress The party had been deeply fractured after the Obamacare repeal failure and the prospects of success on tax reform in 2017 appeared remote The reform remains unpopular: a CNN poll shows that 55 percent of Americans oppose the tax plan widely criticised as favouring wealthy people over the middle class while just 33 percent support it But Republicans have pushed back at that notion with Ryan predicting that Americans would be won over once they start to reap the benefits in 2018 "I think people are going to change their view on this" he said The tax bill slashes the federal corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent and the maximum individual income tax rate for the nation’s wealthiest would drop from 396 percent to 37 percent It also doubles the standard deduction for families and doubles the child tax credit while eliminating or limiting several deductions currently claimed by millions of middle-class families Economic ‘rocket fuel’ Ryan stated that a median-income family of four earning $73000 annually would save $2059 in taxes next year But he could not say whether the tax cuts would generate enough economic growth to pay for themselves Trump however was bullish "By cutting taxes and reforming the broken system we are now pouring rocket fuel into the engine of our economy" he said Democrats meanwhile trashed the plan’s implications for ordinary citizens "It is a victory for billionaires like Donald Trump. but this is a disaster for the American people" independent Senator Bernie Sanders told CNN Under the law the corporate tax cuts are permanent while those for individuals phase out beginning in 2026 By 2027 the Tax Policy Center warns 53 percent of households will see their taxes rise Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Fridayadvised the Indian players to be wary of South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir in the upcoming home series againstthe Proteas "Imran Tahir is one good bowler They will have to play against him properly and he possibly might be one of the leading bowlers" the 42-year-old Tendulkar said in Mumbai Tendulkar was speaking at an event where digital payment solution firm Oxigen Services signed him as its brand ambassador India will play 3 T20s 5 ODI’s and 4 Tests as part of the Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela series File picture of Sachin Tendulkar PTI "I think our (current) team is fantastic team extremely talented guys and committed guys I know lot of things are said about players but I know when it comes to cricket there are no short cuts I know that guys are committed and its a fantastic team" Tendulkar said "This series is going to be an exciting series be it T20 ODI for me obviously the Test series is something I am looking forward to. Great team balance. both side of the fence" he added "I have never played against a South African team which was ok side they were always a very very strong side and its no different right now A B De Villiers Hashim Amla don’t forget Dale Steyn and More Morkel" he said Recalling some of his face-offs against South Africa cricket teams Tendulkar singled out the 1992 Hero Cup semifinal "See when South Africa first toured India in 1991 that was an incredible experience to play against South Africa because to see their faces. they were completely shocked to see 100 thousand people at Eden Gardens and the response couldn’t have been better and I was extremely happy and I thought we are going to South Africa which we did in 1992. incredible reception "We landed at Durban we were taken in fancy cars all the way to the hotel which was about 30 kms away and on both sides of the road there were people greeting us that was my first experience of South Africa" Tendulkar said "When you talk about South African matches how can I forget Hero Cup semi finals the most incredible match I have been part of till the last ball No one knew what was happening and you know constantly the momentum kept shifting that was one massive expedience for me" he said In a thrilling semifinal on November 24 1992 India defeated the African side by a narrow margin of 2 runs "South Africa when you talk every time you go there you are introduced to something new which you are fascinated about and there are number challenges when it comes to cricket – conditions pitches When you play on high altitudes – Johannesburg Wanderers and Centurion – both these grounds something you don’t experience in the world less oxygen" he said PTI Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 23 2012 12:54 am Related News Three persons were injured after a part of a three-storey building collapsed on Tuesdayin an explosion triggered by a leaking LPG cylinder in Beadonpura of Karol Bagh areaCentral Delhi Police said the incident took place at 915 am on Tuesdayand the gas leak took place in a jewellery showroom R S and Sons Jewellers Police said the showroom was shut since Sunday eveningdue to which the gas could not escape and lead to the explosion The LPG cylinder was kept in the basement of the buildingpolice said As the showroom was shut on Mondaynobody noticed that the cylinder was leaking and the gas kept accumulating inside for over 30 hours It finally led to an explosion when a 51-year-old workerGhanshyamopened the showroom on Tuesday morning and switched on the lightspolice said The explosion lead to the collapse of a part of the buildingbut the showroom was not damaged Neighbouring buildings were partially damagedpolice said The leaking cylinder did not lead to a fire Among the injured were Ghanshyam (51)Rani (40) and Shyam Shankar (40) While Ghanshyam is undergoing treatment for head injuries at Dr B L Kapur Memorial Hospital at Pusa RoadRani and Shyam were taken to Sucheta Kriplani Hospital near Connaught Placewhere Shyam was discharged after first-aidpolice said Passersby said three fire tenders rushed to the spot Rescue work and relief operations in the area are on? Sachin posted a picture of himself with Bradman, Bradman had a remarkable Test record where he played 52 Tests and with an average of 99. “I knew going in it was not going to be easy because he’s had a great run the last few weeks, it doesn’t seem so. File image of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.” The engine restrictions were introduced as a cost-saving measure.

"parroting" the BJP. conventionally known for its beaches and music bashes, It’s only when I came to Delhi, We must not be complacent that, The votes for Gujarat Assembly elections will be counted on 18 December.Eighty-nine seats of Saurashtra and south Gujarat region are going to polls in the first phase while the remaining 93 seats in the central and northern region would vote in the second phase With inputs from agencies The Rs 2000 bills which were introduced after the note ban shocker in November 2017 have always been a nightmare to the common man as it was difficult to transact using those pieces (smaller denomination notes were not available easily around to break it) After one year of demonetisation why we don’t see too many of these pink notes around An SBI research report may have an answer to this conundrum According to the report authored by SBI group chief economic advisor Soumya Kanti Ghosh the Reserve Bank may have stopped printing the Rs 2000 notes altogether or may be printing far less numbers focusing on smaller currencies First let’s look at how did the SBI report arrive at this conclusion It first cites the information given by the Ministry of Finance in the Lok Sabha that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has printed 16957 million pieces of Rs 500 notes and 3654 million pieces of Rs 2000 notes as on 8 December Total value of such notes translates into Rs 15787 billion Now it takes another set of data (from RBI) which is the currency in circulation on the same date (8 December) and subtract the value of small value notes up to March 2017 provided in the RBI annual report from it (Rs 16825 billion-Rs 3501 billion) Thus it arrives at the value of high denomination notes in circulation at Rs 13324 billion as on 8 December A file photo of Rs 2000 notes Reuters Now taking the difference of the value of total printed high denomination currency as on 8 December (Rs 15787) and the total value of high denomination notes in circulation the SBI reports arrives at a figure of Rs 2463 billion ‘which may have been printed by the RBI but not supplied in the market’ According to the report even this Rs 2463 billion may be on the lower side “As a logical corollary as 2000 denomination currency led to challenges in transactions it thus indeed seems that RBI may have either consciously stopped printing the 2000 denomination notes/or printing in smaller numbers after initially it was printed in ample amount to normalise the liquidity situation This also means that the share of small currency notes in total currency in circulation now may have touched 35 percent in value terms” the report says One catch here is that high-vale notes also include Rs 500 not just Rs 2000 bills Even then it offers an indicative picture since in value terms the latter is more significant Now one must remember that after the Rs 2000 notes came into circulation there were reports that RBI has stopped printing or is considering pulling out these notes A 26 July reportinMint said the RBI has stopped printing Rs 2000 notes early this year From the very early stage of demonetisation it appeared that the idea was to eventually phase out the Rs 2000 notes These bills were easy tools for both the government and the RBI to infuse a large amount of cash into the system within minimum time This was necessary since after the demonetisation exercise severe cash-draught gripped all quarters of economy paralysing the ruraland informal economy in particular It wasn’t feasible for the government mints to do this job with smaller denomination notes Hence Rs 2000 bills took anavatar as an easy solution Its role is more or less done now with smaller denomination notes entering the financial system Will the death of the Rs 2000 notes if it happens not cause much grief to the common man Unlikely In the months that followed the note ban the Rs 2000 pink notes never really helped the common citizen for daily transactions as there wasn’t enough change available (even after seven months of demonetisation there were still reports of cash shortages in ATMs) About 90 percent of his daily transactions — purchase at retail shops paying cabbies or small vendors — can be carried out with lower denomination notes of Rs 50 Rs 100 and Rs 200 and available coin denominations For majority of Indians there is hardly any use of Rs 2000 notes in daily life Most activities get done with lower denomination currencies The government need not put a stop to Rs 2000 notes in a hurry though It can be done over a period without sending shock waves to people like in the case of the demonetisation episode As this writer argued in an earlier columnto kill illegal cash deals the RBI needs to make Rs 100 and Rs 200 notes (which was introduced recently) the top denominations and scrap Rs 500 and Rs 2000 bills This will also help society to migrate to cashless payments when it comes to high-value transactions Globally most major economies have had to bring down the high denomination cash component in the system at some point to become more transparent and move to cashless transactions Developed countries like the US Australia and the UK have their most popular highest currency denominations at 100 or less Most daily transactions happen there with cards In India too there is no logic why Rs 500 Rs 2000 notes should continue New Delhi: The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding?" 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