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S. and humbled by the significance of carrying the flag and all it stands for” Phelps said His selection was an obvious choice Phelps has captured 18 golds and 22 medals overall far more than any other athlete in Olympic history and he is the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics But this will be the first time Phelps has participated in the opening ceremony which can be a grueling experience in which the athletes spend hours on their feet As a 15-year-old in Sydney his handlers thought it best that he not participate even though he qualified in only one event for the 2000 Summer Games At the last three Olympics Phelps skipped the ceremony to rest up for his first event the 400-meter individual medley which was held the next day With the 400 IM no longer part of his program he was available to lead the team in Friday’s ceremony “For Sydney I just wanted to make the team For Athens I wanted to win gold for my country For Beijing I wanted to do something nobody else had done (breaking Mark Spitz’s record with eight gold medals) In London I wanted to make history” Phelps said “And now” he added”I want to walk in the opening ceremony take it all in represent America in the best possible way and make my family proud” Phelps will compete in three individual events at Rio and could be a member of all three relay teams giving him a good chance to take his already-staggering medal haul even higher But the 31-year-old Phelps who retired from swimming after the London Games but quickly reversed that decision has continually stressed that his desire to compete in another Olympics _ and he insists this really will be the final one has little to do with collecting more gold Phelps conceded he wasn’t at his best for the London Games and didn’t really want to be there After taking a yearlong break he rediscovered his love of training and competing sparking a desire to close his career the right way Then there’s his personal life which has included a series of missteps including a second drunken-driving arrest in 2014 Since then Phelps went through six weeks of inpatient therapy gave up alcohol reconnected with his estranged father got engaged and became a father for the first time with the birth of his son Boomer “This time around” Phelps said “it’s about so much more than medals” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 13 2015 5:19 pm Kajol and Ajay Devgn took to Twitter to thank their fans for all the good wishes and stressed that they are proud of the fact that Yug has crossed the age of five Related News Bollywood star couple Kajol and Ajay Devgn‘s son Yug celebrates his fifth birthday today and hence fans and followers of the both the actors have been wishing them since morning Kajol and Ajay took to Twitter to thank their fans for all the good wishes and stressed that they are proud of the fact that Yug has crossed the age of five Very happy & proud as Yug turns 5 today Let’s make sure every child has that chance Help every child reach 5 & keep that soap close by 😉 — Kajol (@KajolAtUN) September 13 2015 Time flies Yug turns 5 today Thanks everyone for your best wishes #ProudDad 🙂 — Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) September 13 2015 The pride comes from the fact that Kajol is associated with a UN campaign that stresses on personal hygiene because it’s the lack of it that causes children below five lose their lives to diseases Hence the name of the campaign – ‘Help A Child Reach 5’ Share This Article Related Article This campaign has been the main reason of Kajol joining social media and thereby most of her tweets are aimed at the cleanliness drive only Also Kajol is said to have left in between a media interaction at her sister Tanisha’s play a few days back as she got a call that her son Yug got ill Kajol and Ajay are parents to 12-year old Nysa too For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsHyderabad:Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Mondayrefused to comment of Supreme Court’s sacking of BCCI President Anurag Thakur saying that the government was not party to the case and his ministry will not come between the top court and the cricket body File image of Vijay Goel AFP "The Sports Ministry is not between Supreme Court BCCI and Anurag Thakur Directly Sports Ministry has nothing to do either with Lodha Committee or BCCI and with their decisions We are not party to that . Supreme Court decision is Supreme Court decision" Goel told reporters in Hyderabadon the sidelines of an event Goel was reacting to a query relating to Supreme Court on Mondaysacking BCCI President Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke from their respective positions for obstructing Lodha Committee Reforms He said after the recent controversy surrounding the Indian Olympic Association the Sports Ministry has decided to constitute a committee for the improvement in National Sports Development Code under the chairmanship of Sports Secretary "For the good governance and transparency and cleanliness in sports I have constituted a committee so that we can give good governance and transparency in the federations in the IOA and other bodies" Goel said He said in the past few months the Sports Ministry has held meetings with NSFs sports ministers of states Olympians Arjuna and Dronacharya awardees and disucssed on what improvements can be brought "We are continuously working in this regard I have asked my secretary to submit a report within one month on what kind of improvements can be brought" Goel added Earlier speaking at the inauguration of the 35th All India Police Equestrian Championship and Mounted (AIPEM) Police Duty Meet that got underway here Goel said this meet serves to hone the skills of the riders who combine courage strength and technique He further said the mounted police of the country continue to be an integral part of the force in maintaining law and order The closing ceremony of the meet which has been hosted by the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy will be held on 10 January New Delhi: Government on Thursday said it is yet to decide on the level of India’s participation at the Saarc Finance Ministers meeting later this month in Islamabad amid indications that Arun Jaitley may skip the conference due to strain in ties between the two countries MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup News18 "No decision has been taken so far on India’s level of participation at SAARC Finance Ministers meet in Islamabad" Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup told reporters in New Delhi at his weekly media briefing The conference is scheduled on 25-26 August in Islamabad Earlier this week official sources had said that Jaitley may not visit Pakistan due to "political reasons" "You all know what happened last time and what is happening" a source had said referring to Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Islamabad earlier this month which was also for a Saarc Ministerial meeting Barbs were exchanged between Singh and Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan who only had a tense and uneasy handshake during the Saarc meeting Pakistani authorities did not allow entry of Indian mediapersons including those from PTI and Doordarshan inside the venue of 7th Saarc Home Ministers Meeting in Islamabad Singh had informed Rajya Sabha that after the meeting was over Pakistan’s Home Minister who was the host invited the participants for lunch but left in a car soon thereafter "Keeping in mind the country’s prestige I did what I should have done I have no complaints I had not gone there for lunch" he had said India had on Wednesday rejected Pakistan’s proposal to hold Foreign Secretary-level talks on Kashmir and made it clear that terrorism was "central" to its relations with Islamabad whose different view and attitude has made it difficult for bilateral ties to grow That apart in his Independence Day address to the nation earlier this week Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that India will not bow before terrorism and also brought up Pakistani atrocities on people of Baluchistan and PoK saying that they have thanked him for doing so Though Modi did not make any reference to Kashmir valley which is witnessing violence after the killing of Hizbul Commander Burhan Wani he accused Pakistan of glorifying terrorists and celebrating the killings in India Pakistan’s Finance Ministry in a recent statement had said the country would play the role of a "good host" and try to keep the overall ambiance positive South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation Its member states include Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Nepal the Maldives Pakistan and Sri Lanka By: IANS | Rio De Janeiro | Updated: August 14 2016 12:58 am Lalita Babar finished fourth fastest clocking 9 minutes 1976 seconds in the Round 1 Heat 2 at the Olympic Stadium (source: File) Top News Long distance runner Lalita Babar kept India’s hopes alive on Saturday by qualifying for the women’s 3000 metre Steeplechase finals while rower Dattu Bhokanal topped the Final C to finish 13th overall in another dismal day which saw the women’s hockey team’s quarter-final dreams dashed by Argentina Two more Indian runners Sudha Singh and Nirmala Sheoran – alongwith the women’s badminton doubles duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa and shooters Gurpreet Singh and Mairaj Ahmad Khan also flunked to add to India’s misery at the 31st Olympic Games Disappointed Indian fans can however take solace from Lalita’s performance who shattered the national record in the women’s 3000 metre Steeplechase to qualify for the final round She finished fourth fastest clocking 9 minutes 1976 seconds in the Round 1 Heat 2 at the Olympic Stadium to end overall seventh among the 15 qualifiers She qualified as a lucky loser managing to squeeze in among the next top eight fastest outside the top two of each heat who qualified directly Lalita also became the first Indian woman to qualify for an individual Olympic track event final since PT Usha did so in 400m hurdles in the 1984 Games She had finished fourth in the final The performance by the 2015 Asian Championship gold medallist was all the more praiseworthy as she had suffered a fall early in the race before putting in a stupendous effort to position herself in the leading group and even wresting the lead at one stage But Sudha failed to qualify for the final round after finishing a distant 30th in the overall rankings She clocked 9 minutes 4329 seconds in Round 1 Heat 3 In women’s 400 metre Nirmala Sheoran finished overall 44th among 57 athletes to crash out The Haryana athlete clocked 5303 seconds in the Round 1 Heat 1 event at the Olympic Stadium to be placed sixth among seven athletes in her heat Rower Dattu also impressed one and all by finishing on top of Final C in men’s single sculls He finished 13th overall Already out of medal contention Dattu topped the final ranking race in 6:5496 minutes which was best timing among the four races he participated in the Games But it was the performance of the women’s hockey team which conceded five goals in a single quarter to further douse the spirits A higher-ranked Argentina thrashed the Indians 5-0 as Sushila Chanu’s side suffered its fourth consecutive loss in Pool B to end their chances of a quarter-final berth In the must-win game for both the teams Argentina sealed the match in the second quarter which yielded them five goals in a mesmerising display of attacking hockey Martina Cavallero (16th and 29th minutes) Maria Granatto (23rd) Carla Rebecchi (26th) and Agustina Albertarrio (27th) scored for the world No2 side With this loss India remained in the sixth spot while the United States Britain Australia and Argentina made it to the quarters Shooters continued their dismal show in Rio as Gurpreet failed to qualify for the finals of men’s 25 metre Rapid Fire Pistol qualifying event while Mairaj crashed out of men’s Skeet qualification round after a shoot-off for the final two spots Gurpreet finished seventh just outside the six qualifying spots with a cumulative 581 points with 24 inner 10s at the Olympic Shooting Centre Gurpreet who was ranked 10th scored 289 points with 10 inner 10s after the first qualifying stage He scored 292 points in the second stage In Skeet Mairaj shot a total of 121 along with four other shooters requiring a shoot-off for the final two spots to reach the semi-finals at the Olympic Shooting Centre The 40-year-old found himself out of the race after managing to shoot a +3 to drop to the ninth place Shuttlers Jwala and Ashwini added insult to injury after losing their inconsequential Group A match against Puttita Supajirakul and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand to bow out of the Olympic Games Already out of the quarterfinal race Jwala and Ashwini lost 17-21 15-21 against Puttita and Sapsiree With this loss the Indian pair ended the Group A campaign with three consecutive losses The Thai pair managed a win but it was not enough to take them through For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mohali | Updated: December 21 2015 3:54 am Related News UPINDERJEET KAUR daughter of former councillor Amiteshwar Kaur who passed away in April won the by-election to ward number 29 of the Mohali Municipal Corporation on Sunday Upinderjeet defeated her nearest rival with a margin of 341 votes in a one-sided election The SAD-BJP opted not to contest the election With the win of Upinderjeet now the Azad group-Congress alliance has 27 councillors in a house of 50 members According to officials three candidates — Upinderjeet Harbans Kaur Malli and Jaswinder Kaur — were in the fray A total of 1842 votes were polled out of which Upinderjeet got 901 Jaswinder 559 and Harbans 382 votes Upinderjeet was backed by mayor Kulwant Singh-led Azad group and Congress while Jaswinder and Harbans were contesting as Independent candidates Elated over her victory Upinderjeet attributed her win to the good work done by her mother Amiteshwar during her tenure as a councillor She thanked the Azad group and Congress leaders for extending their support to her She said that she would work for the welfare of the people of her ward in the future With Upinderjeet’s win the total number of the councillors of Azad group-Congress rose to 27 with the Congress having 14 councillors Azad group 11 and two Independent candidates in the 50-member House Three-time councillor Amiteshwar 53 had passed away in April She won the MC elections by a narrow margin of three votes in February this year Amiteshwar a Kulwant loyalist was in the race for the mayoral post when the seat was reserved for a female candidate but later it was made general For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express AppBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: December 23 2015 5:38 pm Vidya Balan says she enjoyed the experience of voicing radio series “#SuperWoman Series” Related News Actress Vidya Balan who has played an empowered woman in films like “Kahaani” and “No One Killed Jessica” says she enjoyed the experience of voicing radio series “#SuperWoman Series” 943 Radio One on Tuesday (December 22) hosted a felicitation ceremony for women achievers here as a conclusion of their #SuperWoman Campaign The “#SuperWoman Series” celebrated Indian women who exercise their choice to be a ‘#SuperProfessional’ or a ‘#SuperHomeMaker’ or both Voiced by Vidya the series featured super-achievers from all walks of life “I thoroughly enjoyed presenting the Superwoman Show on air and am very happy about the felicitation of the superwomen of Mumbai I hope there are many such initiatives in future as well” Vidya said in a statement A few notable awardees were State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya; lawyer Mrunalini Deshmukh; activist Priya Dutt; celebrity trainer Yasmin Karachiwala; social entrepreneur Priya Naik; Preeta Sukhtankar founder of the label Life and lifestyle brands like Trunk Label Home Label et al; singer Sona Mohaptra; celebrity nutritionist Shonali Sabharwal and more Through the #SuperWoman Campaign the radio show brought to attention both national and local superwomen and carried their stories on the airwaves The series was profiled through interviews and stories of women achievers such as Sudha Murthy Arundhati Bhattacharya Aishwarya Rai Bachchan MC Mary Kom and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw across all seven stations of 943 Radio One nationally Vineet Singh Hukmani managing director 943 Radio One said the show was a key part of the station’s corporate social responsibility For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Manchester | Published: December 22 2016 10:36 am Since Michael Carrick was recalled Manchester United hasn’t lost in the 12 games he has played in (Source: AP) Top News Amid the likely rotation during the busy festive program in the Premier League there’s one player Manchester United fans won’t want to see out of the team Forget Zlatan Ibrahimovic Forget Paul Pogba The most crucial member of Jose Mourinho’s in-form side might be a 35-year-old defensive midfielder whose best days were supposedly behind him Michael Carrick is making United tick after belatedly gaining the trust of Mourinho The stats back it up: Since Carrick was recalled to the team on Sept 21 United hasn’t lost in the 12 games he has played in winning 10 of them and only drawing the other two because of late equalisers In the past three seasons United has won 60 percent of the games Carrick has started Without him the team has won 38 percent Carrick plays a duel role in United’s team offering protection to the back four through his positioning and anticipation as well as providing a base for its midfielders and forwards to flourish in front of him Mourinho appears to have settled on a central midfield three of Carrick Ander Herrera and Pogba in a 4-3-3 Carrick plays deepest Herrera is the scavenger just ahead of him and Pogba get more license to go forward It’s no coincidence that United is starting to get better performances out of Pogba the world-record signing for 105 million euros (then $116 million) now that he has Carrick as cover In his column in The Sunday Times last weekend former United defender Rio Ferdinand said he had spoken to Pogba who told him that Carrick has “set him free” “Carrick feeds him the ball early quickly and in areas where he can do damage” Ferdinand wrote “before teams get set the way they were doing before” With Pogba playing further forward Ibrahimovic now has more support along with the wide players (Anthony Martial Henrikh Mkhitaryan Jesse Lingard Juan Mata) Ibrahimovic’s output has improved in recent weeks too scoring 10 goals in his last nine games At the same time United isn’t leaking as many goals with Carrick stationed in front of the defense In the last six games Carrick has played United conceded three goals and kept three clean sheets United has won its last three Premier League games and is in sixth place now just four points off the Champions League qualification places “We have been speaking for a number of weeks now that things are clicking into gear for us” Carrick said “We just haven’t had the results to show for that “We say it every year: This time coming into a quick run of games is a big time and if you can come out of Christmas in good shape then you give yourself a real chance” The problem for Mourinho is that United has four games across 13 days starting Monday and Carrick at 35 will struggle to start all of them It’s the same with the 35-year-old Ibrahimovic who has played every minute in the Premier League this season But at least Mourinho appears to have made his mind up about Carrick In the first six weeks of his first season at Old Trafford Mourinho chose to play Marouane Fellaini or Herrera as his deep-lying midfielder In one game the derby against City at Old Trafford on Sept 10 Fellaini and Pogba were selected as the two holding midfielders but they had no discipline to play in that position and City’s midfielders ran amok Carrick brings more shape and rhythm to United’s midfield He was the on-field brains for Louis van Gaal during the Dutchman’s two years at Old Trafford and he’s still proving vital in the new era under Mourinho For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: July 15 2015 4:18 pm Mexican beauty Salma Hayek has gone topless for the August issue of Allure Magazine (Source: Reuters) Related News Mexican beauty Salma Hayek has gone topless for the August issue of Allure Magazine In the black-and-white picture the ‘Grown Ups 2’ actress can be seen clutching her modesty while looking into a mirror Her hair is styled in voluminous curls updo and her skin looks wrinkle free ‘I got to work with the wonderful Patrick Demarchelier and he always tries to do the minimum clothes possible I kept my pants on though’ Hayek said in a behind-the-scenes video from the photo shoot Share This Article Related Article Admitting that she ‘was very nervous’ and she ‘looked very uncomfortable at the beginning’ she likes the final product She thinks it ‘looked very nice’ and ‘doesn’t look vulgar’ For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | London | Published: March 23 2016 9:52 am Singer Rod Stewart has said his youngest son Aiden puts on his mother Penny Lancaster’s clothes and prances around the room in them (Source: Reuters) Related News Singer Rod Stewart has said his youngest son Aiden puts on his mother Penny Lancaster’s clothes and prances around the room in them The 71-year-old rocker who has eight children by five different women has admitted five-year-old Aiden is going through a phase where he enjoys putting on his mother Penny Lancaster’s clothes reported Female First “The little one I don’t know yet [what he’ll do when he’s older] He likes dressing up as a lady So we don’t know which way he’s thinking He’s always dressing up like Mary Poppins Hopefully he’ll grow out of it” Stewart said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News The last match of the series will be played in Chennai from December 16. Getty Sports Britain’s Foreign Office currently advises "there is a heightened threat of further terrorist attacks and foreigners,London: James Anderson says he will accept the advice of England’s security experts when it comes to deciding whether he should tour Bangladesh

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