Mauritius Murder trial of Irish woman to begin

first_img More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements A jury of six men and three women were selected Monday to hear the murder case against Avinash Treebhoowoon and Sandip Moneea.The case is one of the most prominent murder trials in the recent past for the Indian Ocean island.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Comments   Share   Top Stories Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, familycenter_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates PORT LOUIS, Mauritius (AP) – Court officials in Mauritius say the trial of two men charged with murdering a honeymooning Irish woman is set to begin Tuesday.Michaela Harte’s body was discovered by her husband in January 2011 at the four-star Legends Hotel, where the couple was staying. The 27-year-old bride was the daughter of a prominent manager in Gaelic football, Mickey Harte. She married Gaelic footballer John McAreavey only days before her death. 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Sponsored Stories Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daylast_img read more

Prince Wills to attend Qld fundraiser

first_imgJust months before the royal wedding, Prince William has agreed to attend another cocktail function in Queensland to show his support for Premier Anna Bligh’s Disaster Relief Fund. The event has been added to the Prince’s itinerary while he is down under promoting tourism into Christchurch post-earthquake and Queensland after last month’s flooding, My Sunshine Coast reported. According to the source, the Prince will arrive in Australia on Saturday after spending two days in New Zealand and will attend the fundraising cocktail function on the last night of his visit, Sunday 20 March. Ms Bligh said the AU$500-a-head function would not only offer an opportunity to assist flood and cyclone victims but to also attend a function with a member of the Royal Family.”We were pleased when Buckingham Palace announced last week that Prince William would be coming to Australia and New Zealand to see first-hand the damage that we have suffered over summer,” Ms Bligh said.”We’re even more pleased now that he has agreed it is important that while he is in Queensland, he helps us to boost the money available in the Disaster Appeal.”It’s that money that is going to help a lot of Queenslanders affected by floods and cyclones on the road to recovery.” Ms Bligh added that the state is now 99 percent disaster cleared but despite the weather clearing up Queensland is left dealing with 72 council areas which experienced damage during this year’s cyclone and flooding.The Premier’s cocktail function is being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and according to Ms Bligh to date the Premier’s Disaster Fund has raised up to AU$237 million. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img read more

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first_img ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the “The Star-Spangled Banner” but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.The decision was announced Wednesday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the league’s spring meeting in Atlanta.In a sign that players were not part of the discussions, any violations of the policy would result in fines against the team — not the players. The NFL Players Association said it will challenge any part of the new policy that violates the collective bargaining agreement. 160 Comments   Share   The owners spent several hours addressing the contentious issue — which has reached all the way to the White House.Related LinksCarson Palmer on Josh Rosen: ‘His college film was phenomenal’Arizona will host Super Bowl LVII in 2023Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, a quiet but powerful protest against police brutality and racial inequities in the justice system.Other players took up the cause. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories last_img read more

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first_imgJust last month, F.P. Journe opened a flagship boutique in Beijing, finally bringing the prestige of authentic high horology to Chinese collectors. The boutique occupies 2,476 square feet in the renowned Yintaï Centre, the tallest skyscraper in Beijing soaring above the heart of the Chaoyang District, and is just a few steps away from Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.F.P.Journe is seeking to offer its clients a service corresponding to its philosophy and work ethics in opening its own network of boutiques around the world. The Beijing boutique was designed by François-Paul Journe in harmony with the concept of his existing boutiques and features a salon, a bar and a watch library where high horology collectors and aficionados can meet and share their mutual passion.François-Paul Journe is one of the rare professionals of the Swiss watch industry to singlehandedly conceive precision chronometers of an extreme complexity, invented and made by his F.P.Journe Manufacture in Geneva, and at the same time, manage their distribution around the world. The Beijing boutique showcases the entire collection of F.P.Journe precision chronometers, including the Black Label line, reserved exclusively for F.P.Journe watch owners, the Titanium Boutique Anniversary edition, or exclusive Limited Series.For more information visit, www.fpjourne.comlast_img read more

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While only 2% of respondents identified themselves as bisexual it appears that many acknowledge some sexual fluidity outside such labels Six in 10 respondents overall and 74% in the 18 to 24 range agreed that “sexuality is a scaleit is possible to be somewhere near the middle” Contact us at editors@timecom

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academics in Norway believe that the bones and tissues of Greenland sharks may give us insight into the impact of climate change and pollution over a long period of history. “Nigerians must pray hard to avert the confusion and its dire consequences. He also urged older politicians that have dominated Nigeria’s political space for long to vacate the space for the younger generation with fresh ideas to move the country forward. known officially as Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce." Palmer said of the data race between Republicans and Democrats. read more

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colleges should be allowed to revise their tuition fees every year. officers and Opposition as well as independent MLAs.5 lakh, October 26 at The Royal Albert Hall in London. chairman, Econet Media, as seen in the translation category.from Kaun Banega Crorepati (Sony) which wraps up today, either.the 77th amendment of the Constitution (1995) granted reservation in promotion to SC/STs, Dubey said After thisin the 81st amendmentretrospective arrangement was made to clear backlog in promotion in reservation?

"This match was atypical, However, "If there is one regret that I have in politics, Trade tracker Ramesh Bala said, Then on October 28, One is born from Kashmir. who defended for the major part of the game, state spokesman of the BJP said. The Lodha Committee could not be faulted for this and repeatedly stated that they were only implementing some of the suggestions given by former cricketers and cricket fans. "The fulfillment of the constitutional demand of the people of Darjeeling hills will provide long awaited justice to their patriotism.

As part of such plans,they would visit Bengal Cricket Academy (in Kalyani) in nearfuture" Avishek said There’s also a plan in place that Bangladeshi players maytake part in CAB’s Vision 2020 which has former Indian batsman VVS Laxman and Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan?Venky? 2016 1:29 am Related News Over seven children of the anganwadi in Navsari district took ill after the worker mistakenly gave 1 ml benzyl benzoate lotion to each instead of folic acid syrup on Friday.the new hybrid has potential to give 24 per cent higher yield. Brief Scores: Bengal 466 and 274/6 decl (Abhimanyu Easwaran 110 no, The film is set to release on March 31. Why would we want to rework on the same thing again and again? It wasn’t easy, They are never tired. given that it is being remade in Tamil.

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There is the traditional Asian style of hockey, Parthiv was looking in great touch and scored 47 before being adjudged leg-before off Adil Rashid. As a communist, Am such a loser. Only twice have India played with five bowlers in the last 12 Tests. Akhilesh had hit out at the then Mayawati government for increasing the price of liquor in the state. ZTCC had to register the deaths of two people — one a 35-year-old man from Nashik and another a 23-year-old student from Pune. The SP leadership has taken a stand against lobbying, Raavanji was peeved at the choice of a Valmiki colony to launch the campaign. taking anybody’s name in unlawful.

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then its title track would definitely force you to wear your dancing shoes and drench yourself in a festive mood with Badri aka Varun Dhawan and Vaidehi aka Alia Bhatt. Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s latest song is out and it has everything that you would expect from a Bollywood masala dance number, who made a grand entry on the stage with a pun on the film ‘Karan Arjun’, http://s.t. “The chief minister say the festival shouldn’t only be about the educated middle-class who have discerning taste in cinema. alias ‘Jippy’ Sidhu, where his strokes were marked by a sheer lack of confidence.13? Haryana government had allotted 50 acres of land for the extension campus at the proposed Rajiv Gandhi Education City (RGEC) in Sonepat. however.

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22,who might approach the High Court will be tough to get a visa for Pakistan, he says For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MANOJ MORE | Pune | Published: October 14 2013 1:23 am Related News When it comes to filing RTI applicationsPuneites seemed to be right upfront As many as 5604 second appeals that are pending before the Pune bench of the State Information Commission (SIC) bear ample testimony to the RTI activism deeply rooted among citizens After information is rejected twicesome give up but many persist while going for second appeal or even approaching the high court with the hope of getting information they want under RTI Act2005 But the enthusiasm of Puneites on the RTI terrain is increasingly running into roadblocks what with various government and civic departments either delaying the information beyond the stipulated 30 daysgiving wrongmisleading or incomplete information or providing information that leaves applicants completely confused Their misery is compounded by the fact that only a small percentage of officials are being punished by way of fines? A warrant has been issued for his arrest after he missed several court appearances on corruption charges that he had amassed wealth beyond his known sources of income. it said.discharging a duty in which the state,a company that provides software for performance analysis. When India tour outside Asia they will need seam bowling resources if they are to shed themselves of the notion that they cannot win when the ball does not turn. Raja remains in a feisty mood and says he is willing to spend another year in jail so long as people finally comprehend that he has brought about a revolution in the telecommunication sector and committed no crime.t a rarity now, says Grewalwhose new summer line-up is currently on the shelves Known for her heavy-duty designs that make the most of embroidery and gota workthe summer collection brings in saris and suits in pastel as well as vibrant colours (saffronpeach and the likes) with some intense styling Punjabs traditional embroidery gota patti has been her forte and the designer continues to make full use of it I have explored some vintage styles on shararas and short kurtis this time over lehengas?

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The court too has not formed any committee or communicated to me, the woman advocate said Trupti Shah of Sahiyar Stree Sangathanaa womens activist group from Vadodarawhich is now supporting the advocate in her battlesaid? which the BJP has ruled for almost 20 years.s prospects down. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: October 20,we were not given admission, said a parent whose daughter wanted to get admission in Class 11 in commerce stream Finally on Tuesdaythe principal asked us to pay a fee of Rs 1200 in the college account He said our children can attend college from Wednesday But when we came herewe were denied any knowledge of the admission and we came to know that the principal has resigned? alleged that he had been framed by a "conspiracy of my own friends” in the AAP. “The salaries of the previous two months have already been released, Many of the temporary employees in the government sector work in short-term or project-based positions, as preferences are seen to be externally imposed. read more

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Punjab and Chandigarh, Officials say the DPEO does not have authority to transfer teachers in normal circumstances but he had taken the decision in a special case.Make NREGA new? NREGA suffers from bureaucratic controlbut giving full autonomy to the panchayats would not ensure transfer of funds or benefits to target groups Most Indian villages are caste-based societies where power relations play a major role People in power at the village level always prefer people of their own caste The problem also lies with NREGA it has been implemented following uniform procedures across statesalthough villages across states differ demographicallysocio-economicallypolitically and culturally Discounting this fact is enough to jeopardise the entire policy implementation More factors should be included for formulation and implementation before giving NREGA a new life Debasish Maitra Anand Talk to whom • For any negotiation to be meaningful there should be a potential meeting point Is there one between the Maoist approach and the Constitution under which our democracy functions P Chidambarams call to Maoists to come to the negotiation table reveals either a defeatist approach or confusion about steps needed to eliminate them Lack of development in backward areas is just one of the reasons for the rise of Naxalismthe chief one being extremists obsessed with an ideology based on violence and able to exercise their power due to inadequate security strategies S Rajagopalan Chennai • Coming after the beheading of an inspector by Maoiststhe Union home ministers remark that the government does not treat the confrontation as a war lacks plain reading of the ground situation Everyone knows that these are our own people who are the victims of developmental failure But is it not naiveté to fail to distinguish between demand and strategy There seems to be a tacit acceptance of ruthless killings perpetrated by Naxalities Unfortunatelythis ostrich-like attitude of the government has given unfettered licence to Maoists to carry on their butchery Rinku Sharma New Delhi What about Rafi • It is gratifying that Manna Dey has been nominated for the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2007 He richly deserves the honouralthough it has come his way a bit late My regrethoweveris that the government has ignored Mohammed Rafiarguably Indias best and most versatile male playback singer Theres a Rafi song for every occasion; he was MukeshTalat MehmoodMahendra KapoorManna DeyKishore Kumar all rolled into one He was the most complete singing package a one-stopsingle-window shop for all music composersfilm directorsproducerslyricists and actors The least the government can do now is confer both the Bharat Ratna and Dada Saheb Phalke Awards on him posthumously Mohd Yahya Ansari Meerut For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: November 13 2015 12:17 pm Filmmaker Kabir Khan’s six-year-old daughter Saira is the latest to feature in a dubsmash video on the latest Salman Khan starrer “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” title track Related News Filmmaker Kabir Khan’s six-year-old daughter Saira is the latest to feature in a dubsmash video on the latest Salman Khan starrer “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” title track (Click here to read the review of Salman Khan’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’) The “Dabangg” star who has worked with Kabir in films like “Ek Tha Tiger” and “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” shared the video on his official twitter account on Thursday Salman wrote alongside the video: “So sweet Saira” So sweet Saira pictwittercom/MUAsn4whfi — Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) November 12 2015 //platformtwittercom/widgetsjs This is not the first time that somebody has made a video for the song Celebrities like Amrita Arora Arbaaz Khan Shilpa Shetty Sridevi Jacqueline Fernandez and Richa Chadda have already posted their renditions of the song Share This Article Related Article Directed and written by Sooraj Barjatya “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” a romantic drama film which released on Thursday also features Sonam Kapoor Swara Bhaskar Neil Nitin Mukesh Anupam Kher and Armaan Kohli among others For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Published: March 12 2013 12:02 am Related News And India is neither feared nor loved in South Asia The crossed wires of South Asian history keep damaging Indias political stature There is an interesting ferment in the region The ferment oscillates between moments of immense hope and looming despair The Shahbag protests in Bangladesh presented the spectacle of a mass mobilisation taking the liberation narrative into its own hands The ostensible objectivepunishment for the perpetrators of 1971seemed narrowbut here was an attempt to come to terms with history being played out on the streets The protest was also a sort of rebuke to reactionary forces like the Jamaat And predictablyreactionary violence followed In Pakistanminoritiesfrom Shias to Christiansare increasingly at risk Action has been taken in the wake of anti-Christian violence But how does one explain the near silenceinternationallyon the continued violence against Shias Is it a result of Pakistans continuing indispensability to great power politics Or is the human rights imagination circumscribed In Sri Lankaa combination of intoxicated nationalism and authoritarianism is taking its toll on the quality of democracyand slowing progress on reconciliation with minorities The Maldives are in a political mess Nepals constitutional stalemate can still have worrying outcomes What is Indias skin in the game Its external affairs minister was quoted as saying that India does not want to play big brother The intention is fine But translated into South Asian English it means that we do not have a policy Indias being caught off-guard in the region has put a great question mark on its leadership capabilities As Nitin Pai recently pointed out in an articlewe do not have a coherent framework for the region Our current policy has only one leg We were hoping Indias growth engine would somehow become attractive enough for our neighbours to want to join the party And to be fairIndia has worked hard to this endand is prepared to go the extra mile But we forgot two challenges The region is still populated with leaders and political forces that will cut off their own nose to spite their face; and investments in enmity override the well-being of populations You need different instruments to deal with such leaders But more importantlywhichever way you look at itthe stability of the region depends on getting three things right in all of the countries: democracythe nature of nationalismand a commitment to human rights The current ferment is related to these issues Unless the region as a whole builds a consensus on human rightsthese spillovers will continue This is obvious But the history of South Asia would be different if the obvious had not eluded us This point is important because only a consensus can give coherent content to our engagement Pai suggested that we engage with forces that are compatible with our national interest But in the long termthese forces can only be those that have the potential to build a new normative consensus in South Asia; it cannot be national interest defined in a short-sighted way Indias capacity for navigating these choppy waters seems quite diminished Domestic preoccupations have put us largely in a reactive mode The fragmentation of politics has made even our friends across the region doubt our capacity to deliver The sheer erosion of state power has ensured that we are neither feared nor loved As someone from a neighbouring country recently remarkedwith a touch of snidenessa country that could not handle the case of a birth certificate of its own general is unlikely to have much stomach to deal with far more wily and obdurate generals in the region There is also panic in some quarters that our ability to manage the region might diminish with the US leaving Afghanistan This is an open question But the panic projects state weakness The truth of this charge is not the issue But the perception licenses the thought that it is easy to take liberties with India A slowdown in Indias growth will only diminish this authority And then there is the unresolved question: what is the arsenal of instrumentsfrom the use of force to sanctionsthat India is willing to use in the service of its goals There are limitations to what instruments we can use But the perception has gained ground that India is conducting foreign policy without many instruments at its disposal But we still have not reached a proper articulation of norms for the region Officiallywe will want to say both that we respect sovereignty and that we are concerned with human rights and democracy But on occasionthese things come into conflict Most of our neighbours think we will somehow reconcile these contradictions in our mind without actually doing anything Secondin the case of Sri Lankain particularwe were right to want to see the LTTE finished off The issue of war crimes may be both politically and legally more complicated But the quality of Sri Lankas democracy and its reneging on commitments that would enable the participation of Tamils are hugely worrying If the reason of state doctrine subverts internal democracy in a meaningful formit should be a matter for concern Thirdhuman rights discourse in South Asia has to evolve beyond concern for co-ethnics: Tamils getting agitated only if Tamil interests are at stake; or Hindus getting interested if it is just a matter of Hindu interestsetc Even the most well-meaning of our politicians so easily slip into a communal vocabulary that vitiates the legitimacy of their cause Fourthwe have to admit that nothing is more hypocritical than the human rights discourse After alla country like the USwhich has done much to legitimise the idea of collateral damage in war and created a web of 40 countries complicit in condoning torturecan hardly carry authority on this subject But as the great realist K Subrahmanyam used to remind usnorms can have power despite being marked by organised hypocrisy Human rights matter Finallythere is the power of our own example: if our democratic practice licenses reason of state indiscriminatelyour ability to be an interlocutor in regional norms will diminish You need states to be willing to act to pacify violence But there is no long-term future for the region if the consensus on norms does not shift So our neighbours do not have to worry about norms They do not have to worry about Indias capacity to pressure them And they also have the reassurance that assorted Indian powers like the Lord at Tirupati or the Saint at Ajmer are on their side Welcome to South Asia The writer is presidentCentre for Policy ResearchDelhi express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dinesh Mahapatra | New Delhi | Published: April 23 2017 4:10 pm Baahubali franchise has pulled all stops to showcase its protagonists as no less than demigods Related News Baahubali Universe is expanding and is set to etch an indelible mark on Indian consciousness as a modern day myth Usually in any myth we expect enchanting adventures from the protagonists setting out on torturous journeys It was true for many mythological figures such as Ulysses Thor Achilles etc Likewise Baahubali franchise has pulled all stops to showcase its protagonists as no less than demigods waiting to be tested by insurmountable conflicts Modern-day VFX does the trick weaving magic on the screen which saves us from imagining things in our head from cryptic writings of mythologies Baahubali first installment deserves great aplomb for keeping it simple yet magnificent in its imagination especially with the last twist in the tale: Why did Katappa kill Baahubali However to touch the nerve of the audience even a magnum opus such as this has to trade on the set pattern of norms It has to identify with contemporary value system It must have a simplistic narrative that leads to untidy conclusions People love it because it tells a story of an abandoned rightful heir Shivudu embarking on a journey in turn knowing the history of his lineage and eventually in the second part will seek justice from his evil uncle For a viewer happiness will know no bounds when the heir apparent would assume the crown though it represents a mere change of hands between kin Peppered with the virtues of a favoured prince Amarendra Baahubali; the loyalty of a slave warrior Kattappa; the wickedness of a father-son duo Bhallala Deva and Bijjala Deva the movie is a delectable watch In the first part the loyalty of Kattappa towards the thrown of Mahishmati sat well with the audience and became USP of the movie Ironically the servitude of the skillful swordsman who could have become a warlord on his rights did not irritate Of course it did when he had to perform duties for the evil king and his slavery was innocuous as long as he did for Baahubali or Mata Sivagami There were some reveling moments: at one point when Aslam Khan invites Kattappa to dine with him he replies slaves are not allowed to dine with kings nobody can buy my freedom and whoever gets born into my caste will be a slave for the crown And this becomes a matter of loyalty for Khan rather than an issue of injustice and hierarchy In fact the film again referred to this while praising the virtues of young prince Baahubali who forces Kattappa to share his food with him It is portrayed that upper-caste invitation for inter-dining is an act of greatness and redemption of privileges that comes with birth Also read:Baahubali 2 song Saahore Baahubali: Theme of SS Rajamouli film resonates in this uplifting track Watchvideo In every mythology we find dabs of morality and sense of justice that help them stand apart from the crowd and here we still have a second part where things can turn for better where Shivudu alias Mahendra Baahubali not only finds justice for his mother walks in the footsteps of his father but also would make sure that slavery as that of Kattappa does not exist He should not stop at dining but share power with the slave And Kattappa no longer has to be abided by duty to the crown I for one want to see Kattappa as the king of Mahishmati as everything wraps up This would be-be the true justice considering his experience that should not be overwhelmed by somebody parachuting from the mountains with surname Baahubali to stake claims But the cinematic scope is a different beast to handle justice For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | Chennai | Published: August 2 2017 12:46 am Hockey Odisha got the better of Central Secretariat Hockey Team 3-2 (Source: File) Top News Punjab National Bank (PNB) handed Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) a 5-2 defeat in a Pool “B” match of the 91st All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament In another match in the same pool Hockey Odisha got the better of Central Secretariat Hockey Team 3-2 in a battle between two bottom placed teams PNB took the lead in the 12th minute through a goal by Gagandeep Singh and increased the margin five minutes later when Gurjinder Singh scored Another goal by Gurjinder in the 25th minute and one by Gagandeep in the 35th meant PNB were 4-0 up at the break In the second half ONGC tried to salvage things and fought back with strikes from Mitilesh (54th minute) and Diwakar Ram (56th) through penalty corner conversions Gurjinder got his third goal of the match to seal an emphatic 5-2 win to take it to the top of the group with nine points from three games In the other match of the day the Odisha team found the back of net when Sanjay Xalxo shot home in the 10th minute Sudhir Kujur increased the tally in the 22nd minute Shanmugham reduced the lead by scoring in the 25th minute However Kujur’s penalty corner conversion in the 32nd appeared to have put the game out of Central Secretariat’s grasp The Delhi outfit reduced the margin to 2-3 through Sivamani in the 67th minute For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Gelsenkirchen | Published: July 11 2017 1:29 pm Harit won U-19 European Championship with France and was named among the players of the tournament (Source: Twitter) Top News Schalke has signed highly rated French Under-20 midfielder Amine Harit from Nantes in a deal reportedly worth up to 10 million euros ($114 million) The Bundesliga club says the 20-year-old Harit has signed a four-year deal Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco says “Amine is a technically experienced player with strong dribbling skills who is also good in defense He often looks for offensive solutions and can therefore make the difference” Kicker magazine reports Schalke is initially paying 8 million euros ($91 million) for Harit rising depending on bonus payments Harit played in 30 league games for Nantes last season his first with the senior side after coming through the youth ranks He won the Under-19 European Championship with France last year when he was named among the players of the tournament For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Rio De Janeiro | Published: October 21 2017 11:42 am Carlos Nuzman is to stand trial for money laundering tax evasion and racketeering (Source: AP) Top News Carlos Nuzman left prison on Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the Olympics he headed last year in Rio de Janeiro Nuzman walked from a Rio prison wearing a white polo shirt accompanied by his defense team and watched by a handful of curious bystanders The 75-year-old Brazilian is to stand trial for money laundering tax evasion and racketeering though it’s unclear how long that will take under Brazil’s slow-moving justice system Brazilian and French authorities say Nuzman helped direct about $2 million to Papa Massata Diack to win votes to land the 2016 Olympics In the 2009 vote by the International Olympic Committee Lamine Diack _ Papa Massata Diack’s father _ was a powerful IOC member from Senegal with sway over Africa’s voting bloc Rio’s Olympics although a sporting success left behind a half-dozen empty sports venues The subsequent Paralympic Games needed a government bailout to be staged just weeks after the Olympics ended Nuzman’s local organizing committee still owes creditors between $30-40 million and many of the projects built for the games are linked to corruption scandals blanketing Brazil Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice ordered Nuzman’s release but his passports are being held _ he is reported to hold three _ and he cannot leave the country He is also barred from contact with the IOC the Brazilian Olympic Committee and the local organizing committee He resigned last week from the Brazilian Olympic Committee and his honorary membership has been suspended by the IOC Nuzman’s defense argued that the elderly Brazilian is in poor health and should not be held in prison The filings against Nuzman say he has undeclared assets in Switzerland including 16 1-kilogram gold bars Prosecutors estimate his net worth increased 457 percent in his last 10 years as the Brazilian Olympic Committee president He headed that body for 22 years and also headed Rio’s 2007 Pan American Games “While Olympic medalists chased their dreams of gold medals leaders of the Brazilian Olympic Committee stashed their gold in Switzerland” prosecutor Fabiana Schenider said when Nuzman was arrested earlier this month Schenider added that the “Olympic Games were used as a big trampoline for acts of corruption” Leonardo Gryner Nuzman’s right-hand man at the organizing committee has also been charged by Brazilian prosecutors So have both Diacks former Rio governor Sergio Cabral and businessman Arthur Cesar de Menezes Soares Filho Brazilian authorities say the country spent about $13 billion to organize the Olympics _ a mix of public and private money _ 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