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which was filed by a police officer, said Span Magazine in a feature. Sadiq wrote in his tweet,“My family had a narrow escape today after @reliancejio ‘s @Reliance_LYF phone exploded & burst into flames” Reliance Lyf is the smartphone brand of Reliance Jio Sadiq has not shared details of which the model of the Lyf phone that he was using or how it exploded Based on the photos this appears to be one of the phones with a removable battery The Lyf brand logo can be seen on the back of the device The battery is totally burnt and the rear of the device has melted away in the pictures Reliance Lyf’s Twitter responded to Sadiq’s tweets asking him for his contact details in order to assist Lyf’s social media team also wrote “As discussed we are investigating on this We will get back to you with further updates” This is the first report about a Lyf smartphone bursting into flames Reliance also issued a statement to IndianExpresscom on the incident A Reliance spokesperson said “LYF range of phones are designed and manufactured with global standards by some of the world’s leading manufacturers of mobile phones Each phone goes through a stringent quality control process We are concerned about the incident reported in social media and are taking the matter seriously We are assessing the cause and will conduct a thorough investigation in the matter Customer safety is paramount to us and based on our findings we will take appropriate action” Read more: Reliance Jio 4G SIM: Terms conditions you need to read Exploding phones seem to be the buzzword for the year 2016 Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 believed to be the best Android phone of the year is now out of production thanks to a faulty battery issue In the Note 7’s case the original and replacement phones kept overheating catching fire and exploding in some incidents Check out Tanvir Sadiq’s tweets below My family had a narrow escape today after @reliancejio ‘s @Reliance_LYF phone exploded & burst into flames pictwittercom/NggIGMc8Zw — Tanvir Sadiq (@tanvirsadiq) November 6 2016 @tanvirsadiq As discussed we are investigating on this We will get back to you with further updates – Sampada — My LYF (@LYF_In) November 6 2016 In one incident in the US the Galaxy Note 7 burnt down a jeep while it was left on a charge inside in another a garage caught fire due to the phone Samsung was eventually forced to end the recall and stop all production for the smartphone after it failed to figure out accurately what caused the issue in the first place Soon after there were reports of at least one Apple iPhone catching fire With the Reliance Lyf phone it is not clear which device has exploded and how Further updates are awaited For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsKabul:The Taliban on Wednesday denied any involvement in the car bomb explosion in the Afghan capital that left at least 80 dead and more than 300 wounded and condemned the attack on the civilian population "This blast has nothing to do with the Mujahidins" the Taliban said in a statement released by their spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid He added that the Taliban never carry out such attacks with no targets reports Efe Police inspect the site of the attack AP "The Islamic Emirate (as the Taliban call themselves) condemn those blasts carried out against civilians and in which civilians suffer casualties without a clear target" the statement said The explosion occurred in the morning near Zanbaq Square close to the embassies of Germany Turkey and Japan Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Efe that according to preliminary investigation the vehicle a small sewage service truck was loaded with explosives and detonated in an area with heavy traffic "The objective is not yet clear but it was close to the German embassy" said Mujahid adding that the area had been cordoned off The powerful blast which was heard in several parts of the city happened amid the holy month of Ramadan and during rush hour when people were going to their work places During Ramadan work starts an hour late The last two major bomb blasts in Kabul the last being in early May and also occurring in the diplomatic area were claimed by the Islamic State although the Taliban also carried out attacks which left numerous civilian casualties in recent weeks In early March two Taliban attacks on a police station and an intelligence services office in Kabul left 29 dead and 122 wounded many of them civilians In January the Taliban launched a double attack in the vicinity of the Parliament that left 30 dead and 80 wounded By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: February 12 2017 2:42 am Representational image (File Photo) Top News With the new four-ward electoral panel system in place for the upcoming Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) polls candidates of same party are finding it difficult to reach out to all the voters in limited days for electoral campaign Now they have started to divide the area among themselves to seek votes for all the candidates of their party As per the state government decision the elections would be conducted for four-ward electoral panel system in PMC as against the earlier two-ward electoral panel The new system has compelled the candidates to cover a larger area and seek vote from the double number of voters compared to previous polls The PMC elections are being held for 162 seats which have been divided into 41 electoral panels — 39 panels of four wards and two panels of three wards “The four-ward electoral panel system has made us sweat out more All the four candidates of the party in the panel started the election campaign jointly but have now decided to divide area among ourselves as it would be practical to cover it alone or jointly” said BJP candidate Haridas Charvad from Vadgaon Budhruk-Dhayari electoral panel The strategy is mostly followed by all party candidates across the city as in Erandwane former corporator and Congress candidate Shiva Mantri said “I have fought elections in the past and know the problems as well as practical limitations in election campaign I am using my experience in planning the campaign for all” Former deputy mayor and NCP candidate Bandu Gaikwad said the ongoing civic elections are no less than mini assembly polls as there are around 70000 voters that would decide the fate of a candidate as against 18000 voters in an electoral panel “I was the deputy mayor while another of NCP candidate in the my electoral panel was mayor but despite our popularity it is difficult to reach out to such large number of voters within short time So we have divided the area among ourselves with each seeking votes for the all candidates of party in the panel” Shiv Sena candidates in Baner area have been reaching out to voters with the help of all relatives and friends For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Saikat Bose | New Delhi | Published: March 26 2017 2:42 am Neetu at the New Friends Colony Market with an acquaintance The two didn’t want to be photographed (Source: Express Photo by Saikat Bose) Top News The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) recently directed all restaurants under its jurisdiction to make their washrooms accessible to the public The restaurants have agreed to do so on a trial basis for women and children Neetu Devi who collects scrap and sells it to a dealer says the SDMC move offers her little hope How long have you been working here I have been coming here since I was five I make around Rs 150-Rs 200 a day by selling scrap My four children and I live in Goutampuri (near Shahdara east Delhi) in a rented house One of my daughters lost her leg in an accident and stays in a hostel run by an NGO in Dwarka You have worked here for so long Have you stepped into any of these restaurants How can we go They don’t even let us stand near the restaurants If we ask for water the guards tell us to stand at a distance and place a bottle before us They chase away the children too if they happen to go too close to the restaurants The municipal authorities say you can now use the washrooms of these restaurants They don’t let us stand near the doors they chase us away if we ask for some cold water during the summers And you are telling us they will let us use their toilets That’s impossible So where do you go when you need to use the toilet We use the public toilet at the market They usually charge Rs 5 but since they know me well they don’t ask for money They keep the toilet clean unlike the toilets near my home in Goutampuri Have your children ever asked you to take them to these restaurants When they were young they would But now four of my children have grown up and the youngest is eight They now understand that they can’t go there But once in a while I buy a half plate of chicken fry for Rs 70 or a kg of biryani for Rs 180 and we have a good meal For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Suanshu Khurana | Updated: September 29 2014 1:11 pm Ustad Asad Ali Khan in a still from the film Related News The inward brooding notes of the rudra veena on raag Gaud Sarang resonate in 97 Asiad Village New Delhi A thin small-framed man with a gigantic veena “riding on the body” sits on his knees and moves his hands over 24 wooden frets to put forth a winding melodic structure The piece moves in a number of directions while leaning on the resting notes — pancham and gandhar — on regular intervals He shuts his eyes sweat dripping down his face and neck and touches a combination of notes in his trademark beenkari style that surprisingly invokes hope Strange for a raga that is known to be meditative The musician merges everything together into a hypnotic drone and does that one thing which musicians strive to achieve their entire life — make the raga stand in front of you “This is the effect of pure music” says Asad Ali Khan as he puts down the veena in Renuka George’s documentary Asad Ali Khan – A Portrait which was screened at IGNCA on Friday It isn’t hard to see through his soul at this moment — where years of learning merge into minutes of Gaud Sarang George’s documentary is a fascinating peep into the world of Khan whose life was never documented until George decided to tell this legendary musician’s story “I always wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes In Khan sahab’s case his dedication to a difficult art form was moving” says George who was funded by Edward and Benjamin de Rothschild Foundation and the LODH Bank for this film A graduate from London School of Economics George grew up all over the world before spending almost 25 years in France — a country where dhrupad found a lot of attention She met Khan through Dagar Brothers a name synonymous with dhrupad in France Dhrupad is a genre that originated from the Vedas and is either sung or rendered on the rudra veena Mythologically known to have created by Shiva with its complex grammar and aesthetics playing the instrument is a form of worship The narrative of the film opens in Alwar where Khan goes back to his ancestral house and talks of his childhood and learning from his exacting father Sadiq Ali Khan a court musician The film journeys through his years full of learning of a difficult instrument and follows him to Delhi Khan never married and passed away in 2011 exactly a year after George shot the film Neither George nor does her voice appear in the documentary which is what has resulted in the flow of the narrative It is also a way through which George has drawn out a reclusive musician “It is his story I wanted to be as non-intrusive as possible I was looking for him to open up” says the 54-year-old George is now in talks to release the film as a DVD She also wants to work on other projects one of them being a film on TM Krishna but lacks the funds One of the most beautiful scenes from the film is a few minutes post a private concert by Khan in his house Ustad Fahimuddin Dagar vocalist LK Pandit and Khan are seen discussing the friendship their fathers and grandfathers shared and how they were lucky to be born in the times of such legends “Kya daal banti thi inke ghar” says Khan looking at Pandit The three laugh out with fake teeth and real smiles that fade into the melodies of the rudra veena For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsChina’s neo-Maoists welcome Xi’s new era but say he is not the new Mao | Reuters India Reuters Oct 28 2017 06:15:08 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Oct 28 2017 06:15 AM | Updated Date: Oct 28 2017 06:15 AM Tags : New Delhi: The government on Monday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha as the concerned minister was not present to reply to a question with the Chair saying it was an "extraordinary situation" not seen in several years Congress member Mahendra Singh Mahra had raised the listed question on air and noise pollution in Delhi and NCR to the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change during the Question Hour Congress leader Jairam Ramesh objected to the Minister’s absence and said "it has happened for the second time" Screenshot of Rajya Sabha PTI Later HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar who was to reply to the question on behalf of Evironment Minister Anil Dave apologised for coming late to the House Javadekar had earlier held charge of Minister of Environment Terming it as the "most unusual situation" Chairman Hamid Ansari said it is the responsibility of the concerned minister to be present in the House when a question relating to his or her ministry is taken up "This is an extraordinary situation and I am sure the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs will look into this and respond" he said In the meanwhile Javadekar reached the House and said he got late as he was introducing a bill in the Lok Sabha However Ansari said "Prakash Ji your question was called You were not present A most unusual sitation has arisen I have not witnessed it for 10 years and probably earlier also" He said as per the accepted practice of the House when a listed question is taken up the minister has to be present "I am afraid you were late" Ansari added As opposition members tried to speak on the issue Ansari said the point raised has been registered and went ahead with the Question Hour Before replying to the supplementary questions on behalf of Dave Javadekar said: "First of all I apologise because I was late In the other House I had to introduce a Bill related to my ministry" In his reply the minister said the ambient air quality for Delhi and NCR is monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme comprising 680 monitoring stations "Air quality data for the period 2014-16 for Delhi and NCR does not show day-to-day continous increase in the level of air pollution and significant fluctuations are noted" the reply said Nanded: Seizing on the Supreme Court verdictson Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarkhand Congress president Sonia Gandhi accused the Narendra Modi government of disrespecting thepopular mandate in its "greed for power" and tearing apart theConstitution to topple elected ministries "The present government in its greed for power hastorn apart the provisions of the Constitution of India and has dislodged the elected governments of Uttarakhand andArunachal Pradesh by disrespecting the people’s mandate"Gandhi said addressing a party rally on Thursday a day after theSupreme Court ordered the restoration of the Congress governmentin Arunachal Pradesh File image of Sonia Gandhi PTI Gandhi was in Nanded to unveil a statue of Congressstalwart and former Union minister Shankarrao Chavan andinaugurate a library named after him at his home town? Their petition was signed by one lakh people. says they were inundated with calls from women who had been victims of sexual harassment and wanted help. it raised questions that led to the finest pursuits of civilisation: religion, She also said his performance proves language is no bar for a true performer." adds Aakash. Every voter is reacting to just three issues — drugs, television’s biggest heartburn was that some matches were finishing within three and four days.

Germany, which is currently in pre-production.time forayed into Goa, For all the latest Sports News,even though it was designed to do no such thing. My own father was very generous with money and neither me nor my brothers ever had to worry about getting a good education and a good start in life. “43 years…My goodness how time has passed…” he tweeted. officials said. This increase, Simran’s mother articulates that she wants a different reality for her daughters and even asks her daughter to run away.

2017.after loading cash at two ATM machines along the way. Geeta said Singh had entrusted her with the cash and left," Written by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Published: September 21, Cinema,54 pm:? DCP (North) Sindu Pillai confirmed that a case had been registered.the researchers found that those children who were exposed to mobile phones in the womb and then in early childhood were 50 per cent more likely to have behavioural problems aged seven than youngsters exposed to neither.” said Kejriwal. Fina.

Meanwhile, Kher said he had been asked by the central BJP leadership to compose a song that featured the party’s slogan.” Related News Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a very comfortable producer to work with. Bush administration and that its potential was always limited.flat as a chapati? Bilateral trade in services and goods has grown rapidly in the last few years and is likely to touch $100 billion this year It is expected to double again in the coming years India is now the 13th largest trading partner of the US MeanwhileUS FDI in India has soared to $30 billion in the last few years For decadesdefence cooperation was conspicuous by its absence in Indo-US ties After allDelhi was closer to Moscow than Washington during the Cold War Over the last few yearsIndia has already bought many big-ticket defence items from the US and $8 billion dollars worth of orders are in the pipeline right now On the political frontthe engagement between the two nations has never been as intense and wide-ranging as it is today The old divergence between Delhi and Washington on AfghanistanPakistan and China has begun to narrow There is no denying the enduring differences on Iranbut there is no reason to overstate it either While the talking heads in Washington and Delhi argue over Iranthe two governments seem to have a reasonable understanding of each others interests They are determined not to embarrass each other in public There is no question that a more purposeful Delhi would have accelerated the transformation of Indo-US relations and leveraged it with other powers for national benefit As a political leaderClinton is aware that liberal democracies often get stuck in policy doldrums While India and the US wait for Delhi to get its act together againClintons focus must remain on the long-term structural convergence of interests between the two nationsminimising the differences on the Middle Eastexpanding the engagement in the Indo-Pacificand deepening the institutional linkages between the two states and societies The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAirplanes don’t just fall out of the sky The Germanwings plane that crashed Tuesday in France was at the safest part of flight Yet something went horribly wrong leading to the death of 150 passengers and crew The first clue about what could have happened will be the wreckage itself If the debris field is pretty compact the plane most likely hit the mountains intact If it is scattered the plane probably broke up midair "If you see a wing here and three miles later you see a fuselage one doesn’t have to be an expert to speculate that it didn’t happen on the ground — that something happened before it impacted" says Todd Curtis a former Boeing safety engineer who is now director of the Airsafecom Foundation Germanwings Flight 9525 from Barcelona Spain to Duesseldorf Germany was flown on an Airbus A320 a workhorse of modern aviation similar to the Boeing 737 There are over 3600 of them in operation worldwide according to Airbus which also makes nearly identical versions of the plane: The smaller A318 and A319 and the stretched A321 An additional 2500 of those jets are flying The first clue about what could have happened will be the wreckage itself If the debris field is pretty compact the plane most likely hit the mountains intact If it is scattered the plane probably broke up midair The A320 family has a good safety record with just 014 fatal accidents per million takeoffs according to a Boeing safety analysis This particular jet was delivered to Lufthansa — the parent company of Germanwings — in 1991 and had about 58300 flight hours over 46700 flights It is way too early to know for sure what happened but here are some possibilities RAPID DECOMPRESSION This jet averaged more than 53 flights a day over its 24 years That isn’t unusual for a plane making short trips around Europe but is on the higher end of what is normal Each takeoff and landing cycle and the pressurization and depressurization associated with it adds stress to the skin of the plane Aircraft that fly short frequent routes go through more of these cycles than planes flying long distances In 1988 a 19-year-old Aloha Airlines Boeing 737-200 that had made frequent short hops among the Hawaiian islands lost a large part of its roof Corrosion and metal fatigue were to blame Flight 9525 reportedly descended at 3000 feet per minute from its cruising altitude of 38000 twice the normal speed of a descent If there was some type of rapid decompression — whether from metal fatigue or a bomb — the pilots’ first move would be to get the plane down below 10000 feet where the air is breathable The masks that come down from the overhead bins provide about 10 minutes worth of oxygen So a descent rate of 3000 feet per minute would get the plane down to breathable air just in time Curtis says that initial rate of descent is consistent with what you would see in a decompression situation TECHNICAL ERROR Airbus jets have one of the most sophisticated cockpits However there have been issues in the past with some of the instruments there The 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447 into the Atlantic Ocean started because pilots were getting false air speed indications as the plane flew through a storm Ultimately pilot error led the plane into a stall but the pilots would have never made the mistake if they were getting proper data More recently a Lufthansa A321 — the slightly larger version of the A320 — dropped about 4000 feet in one minute after the autopilot unexpectedly lowered the jet’s nose Following the November incident the European Aviation Safety Agency issued a safety directive warning pilots about the possibility of an error with the angle of attack sensors on the plane Pulling up on the jet’s sidestick — a device similar to a yoke — would not pull the jet out of the dive The safety agency noted the only way to stop it was to turn off two of the three air data reference units in the cockpit These units process the flight speed up or down angle of the nose and the altitude TERRORISM There is no indication that this crash is tied to any criminal act but such actions can’t yet be ruled out PILOT ERROR The pilots might have somehow accidently put the plane into a dive or stall and not been able to recover from it Separately the pilots could have been so focused on getting the plane below 10000 feet that they didn’t realize how close they were to the mountains until it was too late AP Alexa Chung, I bowled a lot of overs everyday in the nets and gave more flight to the deliveries against the batsmen.

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