Beijing: Beijing on Friday criticized “negative content” about China in legislation before the US Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the draft National Defense Authorization Act, if passed, would undermine efforts to mutually overcome obstacles. “We express firm opposition to the U.S. Senate’s approval of the act containing negative content related to China,” Geng told reporters at a daily briefing. Also Read – Treason case against Musharraf to be heard daily from October 24: Court”Once the act becomes a law, it will damage China-U.S. relations and disrupt bilateral cooperation in some important areas.” The bill blocks transfer of sensitive technology to China and prevents Chinese state companies from receiving U.S. federal funds. Geng’s comments came a day before President Donald Trump is to meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, amid hopes the leaders will call a truce in the ongoing disputes. Also Read – Turkey preparations for Syria offensive ‘completed’Geng said the two sides are in close communication over preparations for the meeting “We hope that the U.S. can meet China halfway and work together with us to promote a positive result of the meeting,” Geng said. “This is in the interest of both countries and also meets the common expectation of the international community.” The US accuses Beijing of stealing technology and forcing foreign companies to hand over trade secrets as part of a drive to end America’s technological supremacy.
” Anurag Thakur said during the Kolkata Test. and you have to take it.take it or leave it analysis? So here goes Voting data for all four states is strongly indicative of an anti-Congress (not anti-incumbent) wave And data for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are indicative of the presence of a Modi wave Note the following Firsteven in Delhiwhere the AAP was the big alternativethe CNN-IBN-CSDS opinion poll results revealed that at least half of those people voting for the AAP in Delhi would vote for Modi in the Lok Sabha election And the AAPs own survey indicated that a third of the people would do so In a three-cornered contestthe Delhi poll resulted in the lowest ever Congress seats eight compared to 10 they obtained in the post-Emergency election of 1977 The two-cornered Rajasthan election results are even more shocking and out of the ballpark The average number of seats that the Congress has obtained in 13 past Rajasthan elections was 92 But in the 2013 electionthe BJP humbled the Congress to beat this record by a wide margin The Congress obtained almost half of their lowest everand half the post-Emergency 1977 election 21 seats (The lowest seats ever obtained by the BJP in Rajasthan was 32 in 1980) Did the people vote in such overwhelming numbers for the BJP in Rajasthan in 2013 because they did not have an AAP alternative I doubt it Proceeding to Madhya Pradeshthe BJP chief minister overcame double anti-incumbency to record a third consecutive win of 165 seats22 more than in 2008 In the outlier Digvijaya Singh loss election of 2003the BJP obtained 173 seats to the Congresss 38 That record may never be breachedbut in his third termChouhan has come close by granting the Congress only 58 seats Still no Modi wave Then let us look at Chhattisgarh In the 1977 election when Chhattisgarh was part of Madhya Pradesh (data for Chhattisgarh prior to 2004 from the India Today-Oxus election dataset)the Congress obtained 36 seats; in 2013despite a battle for a third term and the horrific elimination of Congress leaders by the Maoists in Bastarit obtained 39 seatsonly one more than in 2008 Still no Modi wave What implications for the 2014 election Each partys interests are different The Congress has to attempt to become relevant; a course change is difficultbut not impossible The AAP needs to mature into a responsible establishment outfit And the BJP needs to pray that the AAP gets the financing to turn 2014 into a three-cornered contest It knows that only six out of every 100 BJP voters voted for the AAPbut six times as many (36 out of 100) Congress voters did so The math of the first-past-the-post system is well known to the BJP If the AAP is almost the new Congressas seems likelythen the BJP can be realistically ambitious about winning 2014 by a near absolute majority The writer is chairman of Oxus Investmentsan emerging market advisory firmand a senior advisor to Zyfina leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 11 2017 9:10 pm Hrithik Roshan promotes Kaabil on Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Related News While the world drools over Hrithik Roshan’s fit body and abs the actor believes it is Jacqueline Fernandez who is the fittest among all B-town women The actor who shot for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’s finale episode while promoting his upcoming film Kaabil praised the Sri Lankan beauty saying “She is the fittest woman in Bollywood I know for a fact that Jackie religiously practices yoga and makes it a point to stick to her healthy diet” This surely got a smile on Jacqueline’s face Well the Dishoom actor is flying high being praised by none other that Bollywood’s ‘Greek god’ himself Earlier Hrithik and Jacqueline were seen sharing screen space for an advertisement The two complimented each other really well wanting us to see more of them together Also read |Disha Patani goes topless for Daboo Ratnani calendar There’s Sunny Leone too Seepics In the video we could see the actors doing some intense action sequences followed by romance Jacqueline wore a thigh-slit green gown and looked hot while Hrithik was equally good looking The ad film was written directed and conceptualised by Sahil Sangha who later expressed his desire to direct both of them together in a film too Look at some more pictures: But this wasn’t the first time when the two made an appearance together If you brush up your memories you will remember that these two did a Dubsmash video together last year Jacqueline promoted her film A Flying Jatt with the ‘Beat Pe Booty’ challenge and had thrown it to Hrithik Watch the video here When sass meets sexy we get the coolest #BeatPeBootyChallenge Here’s @Asli_Jacqueline‘s video with @iHrithik pictwittercom/M3fE9BmjJ2 — BalajiMotionPictures (@balajimotionpic) August 14 2016 The two then shot a video together showing some real fun moves and leaving their fans wanting to see them in a film even more For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: January 2 2012 5:36 pm Related News The fourth instalment of the Tom Cruise starrer Mission: Impossible film franchise’Ghost Protocol’has topped the three-day New Year’s weekend box office With an estimated USD 313 million gross according to early Sunday totalsthe December 21 release is expected to surpass ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ as the top-grossing December 2011 filmreported Us magazine Sherlock Holmes finished out the year strongearning USD 221 million during the holiday haul The animated sequel ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ grabbed this weekend’s third place spotraking in USD 183 million Rounding out the New Year’s Eve weekend top five were Warhorse (USD 1694 million) and the Rooney Mara based-on-the-book pic ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’which earned USD 168 million For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Norton | Published: September 2 2017 7:58 pm Anirban Lahiri has to be inside Top-41 to play the FedEx Cup Play-offs (Source: File) Top News Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri made a modest start at the Dell Technologies Championship carding a one-over 72 to lie at the 42nd place after the opening round here Lahiri has to be inside Top-41 to play the FedEx Cup play-offs and also needs points to get into the International Team for the Presidents Cup The Bangalore golfer continued to struggle on the greens and had three birdies and four bogeys in his card and yet again missed a few putts inside 10 feet and one inside four feet Meanwhile Dustin Johnson looked dangerous once again A week after ending his five-month barren period with a win in Northern Trust Johnson was at ease in the early cold and wind at TPC Boston to shoot 5-under 66 He is now one shot clear of Sergio Garcia Kyle Stanley March Leishman and young Jon Rahm Johneon opened with a 35-foot birdie putt on No 10 and added further birdies on 13th and 15th and an eagle on 18th On the second nine he had two more birdies against one bogey for a 66 Masters champion Garcia opened with five birdies on the front nine and then saved his day with a par on his final hole Jon Rahm also had a 67 that he felt was the best he could have possibly done The 22-year-old Spaniard birdied four of his last five holes in the afternoon as the temperature warmed slightly and the wind never went away Marc Leishman and Kyle Stanley were also in the bunch at second at 67 Johnson played in the group featuring the top three in the FedExCup PGA champion Justin Thomas made 16 pars in his round of 71 while The Open winner Jordan Spieth who lost to Johnson in a sudden-death playoff last week didn’t make a birdie until his 13th hole and shot 72 Phil Mickelson in his last tournament before the picks are made for the Presidents Cup felt more energy after seeing a doctor and kept his focus on enough good shots for a 69 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Dubai | Updated: October 8 2017 11:10 pm Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 3: Abbas got the first breakthrough for Pakistan against Sri Lanka (Source: AP) Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 3: Pakistan reduced Sri Lanka to 34/5 in second innings after Wahab Riaz scalped three wickets before the close of play on day three Sri Lanka now lead by 254 runs Earlier Pakistan were bundled out for 262 runs to hand Sri Lanka a lead of 220 in Dubai Dinesh Chandimal didn’t en-force the follow and Sri Lanka came out to bat for the second time Abbas gave Pakistan the first breakthrough but Wahab Riaz’s pace bowling saw the visiting team tumble Pakistan trail the two-match series 0-1 Pakistan: Shan Masood Sami Aslam Azhar Ali Asad Shafiq Babar Azam Haris Sohail Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c) Mohammad Amir Yasir Shah Wahab Riaz Mohammad Abbas Sri Lanka:Dimuth Karunaratne Kaushal Silva Sadeera Samarawickrama Kusal Mendis Dinesh Chandimal(c) Niroshan Dickwella(w) Dilruwan Perera Rangana Herath 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Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is considered to be one of the finest plays written on the subject of women’s rights, having the distinction of being the most performed play internationally. It is perhaps so because it’s as close as one could get to the truth of hypocrisy in accepted gender roles in a marriage notwithstanding the writer’s claim that the play is a description of humanity and self-discovery.The New Delhi players’ adaptation of Ibsen’s play, presented last weekend, revolves around the characters of Nora and Torvald Helmer. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Nora and Torvald Helmer believe that they are happily married and are on the brink of a blissful new phase of life. Torvald has been promoted to the position of a bank manager with their financial future set. But Nora has a secret debt, incurred with good intentions and a forged signature, which rears its head as the threat of blackmail appears alongside her husband’s new power. Over three acts the illusion of the bourgeois contentment unravels with the play culminating in a spectacular scene where Nora’s lie is exposed and Torvald first blames, then forgives her – and is finally abandoned as Nora recognizes the truth of her situation. She accuses her husband, and her father of having used her as a doll, and declares herself unfit to be a wife or mother until she learns to be herself. The play is as relevant today as it was in 1879. In the century and more since, the play and the role of Nora have taken on iconic status.