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Abhay wrote in his letter addressed to Khattar. For all the latest Sports News,By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 16 Also read |?the UK?dust and dirt? Should street violence escalate in Iranit also spells a turning point in Irans domestic and foreign policies that the world will not forget or forgive In shortno one can yet predict Irans political futurebut one thing is crystal clear Even if the Iranian political establishment outlasts the current upheavalsunrests all over the country will play out over months and years to come The Iranian system would settle down uncomfortably as a divided house As sucheven if authorities in Tehran undermine the popular and republican elements of the Iranian constitutionthis would only increase their vulnerability to future democratic demands and to a legitimacy crisis that is hanging over their heads In shortno one can yet predict Irans political futurebut two things seem clear Firstthe crisis in Iran is an Iranian crisis and can only be solved by Iranians Butsecondthere is no need to conceal the fact that that popular unrest in Iran has created a critical change to the security and stability of the region The writerformer head of the Contemporary Philosophy Department of the Cultural Research Centre in Tehranhas written more than 20 books including Iran: Between Tradition and Modernity and India Revisited: Conversations on Contemporary India For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMelbourne: The Indian women’s cricket team scripted historyby clinching its maiden Twenty20 series win over three-time world champion Australia with a comprehensive 10-wicket triumph in the rain-truncated second game in Melbourneon Friday Withthis win the Indians haveestablished a 2-0 lead in the three-match series which will wind up on 31 January in Sydney Opting to bowl after winning the toss the Indians had their more fancied rivals on the mat in overcast conditions India restricted Australia to 125 in the match which was reduced to 18-overs-a-side following rain interruption The Indian team celebrates the fall of an Australian wicket Getty Images In reply the Indian eves came out all guns blazing and were crucising along nicely before another round of showers forced a revision of target to 66 in 10 overs Skipper Mithali Raj (37 not out) struck the winning runs as India overhauled the target in 91 overs In a throughly dominating performance from strat to finish India cornered Australia early on by reducing them to 33 for three in just the fifth overs of the match It took a 70-run fourth-wicket stand between Aussie skipper Meg lanning (49) and Jess Jonassen (27) to steady the rocking boat Lanning’s innings was crucial in propelling Australia to 103 for three in the 14th over before disaster struck yet again Once Lanning was run out by Harmanpreet Kaur the wickets also tumbled in a heap To their credit Indian bowlers especially senior pacer and player of the match Jhulan Goswami (2/16) and leg-spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad (2/27) ensured that the hosts’ remained shackled in their scoring rate In reply the Indian batswomenseemed in a hurry to wrap up the proceedings and raced to 52 for now loss in 75 overs before the heavens opened yet again Another round of recalculation followed and the target stood revised at 66 from 10 overs On resumption Raj who smacked half a dozen fours in her 32-ball knock and Smriti Mandhana (22 not out) took no time in sealing the issue to give the team a historic triumph The Australians also made the visitors’ job a tad easy by conceding 10 extras in the match For records it the third time in 11 T20 matches that Indian eves have managed to beat Australia Brief Scores: Australia Women: 125/8 in 18 overs (Meg Lanning 49 Jhulan Goswami 2/16) India Women: 69/0 in 91 overs (target 66 via D/L method) (Mithali Raj 37 not out) PTI SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it would not be easy for reclusive North Korea to destroy its nuclear arsenal quickly even if wanted to given its weapons programmes were so developed South Korean President Moon Jae-In addresses the 20th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Plus Three (APT) Commemorative Summit on the sideline of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila on November 14 2017 REUTERS/Noel Celis/PoolNorth Korea is under heavy international pressure to end its weapons programmes pursued in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions But it has vowed never to give up its nuclear arsenal Speaking to reporters in the Philippines Moon said that if North Korea agreed to hold talks negotiations could be held with all options open “If talks begin to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue I feel it will be realistically difficult for North Korea to completely destroy its nuclear capabilities when their nuclear and missile arsenal are at a developed stage” Moon said in a briefing “If so North Korea’s nuclear programme should be suspended and negotiations could go on to pursue complete denuclearisation” Moon’s remarks were made available by the presidential Blue House Last week the North said it did not oppose dialogue but would “never put the issue related to the supreme interests of the DPRK and security of its people on the bargaining table” “We are not interested in such dialogue and negotiations in the least” the North’s official news agency said referring to the country by its official name the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea The North defends the programmes as a necessary defence against US plans to invade The United States which has 28500 troops in South Korea a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean war denies any such intention US President Donald Trump has traded insults and threats with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as North Korea races towards its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States Trump threatened in his maiden UN address to “totally destroy” North Korea if the United States was threatened and has said the time for talking the policy of previous US administrations is over Moon reiterated his stance that now was the time to increase pressure on North Korea so that it would come to talks He said differences in understanding between South Korea and China North Korea’s lone major ally regarding the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on South Koran soil had not been resolved “China has not said it has changed its stance to agree to THAAD and still says THAAD infringes on its security We have in turn explained THAAD is not aimed at China but only towards curbing North Korea’s nuclear and missile provocations” he said Last month South Korea and China agreed to end a year-long standoff over THAAD which had seen South Korean companies doing business in China suffer from retaliation against the system’s deployment This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed NATO says Russia misled West over scale of Zapad war games | Reuters India Reuters Oct 26 2017 22:05:17 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Oct 26 2017 22:05 PM | Updated Date: Oct 26 2017 22:05 PM Tags : By: IANS | Hyderabad | Published: December 15 2017 2:26 pm Microsoft currently caters to nearly 5000 tech start-ups and over 200000 large and small-and-medium businesses (SMBs) in India (File Photo) Related News Armed with Intelligent Cloud and Edge capabilities Microsoft will give a renewed thrust to nurturing unicorn firms and the start-up community in India next year Anant Maheshwari the company’s India President said here on Thursday “For us the growth verticals will clearly be banking and finance manufacturing and IT/ITeS sectors But the next goal we have added to our focus areas for 2018 is to empower unicorn companies and the start-up community” Maheshwari told IANS A Unicorn a term coined in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee is a start-up company valued at over $1 billion Microsoft currently caters to nearly 5000 tech start-ups and over 200000 large and small-and-medium businesses (SMBs) in India Microsoft ‘Accelerator’ programme is helping start-ups help boost their enterprise readiness and go-to-market (GTM) activities “We have seen a fundamental change in India in the last 12 months when it comes to connectivity So the focus in 2018 will also be on over 50 million SMBs who are increasingly using Cloud solutions while adopting digital payments and GST” Maheshwari emphasised Microsoft globally including in India has been uniquely positioned and has done a lot of work over the last 40 years to build a massive partner eco-system that is serving SMBs According to a recent ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27 per cent increase in employment by up to 84 per cent and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65 per cent for SMBs in India According to the apex IT industry body Nasscom India’s growing SMB segment is set to spend big to upgrade their digital infrastructure in the next few years For Microsoft India the coming year will again be about skilling more people on disrupting technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) so that the country can have a talent pool to realise its Intelligent Cloud and Edge dreams India now offers a $100 billion opportunity if we can leverage Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge solutions across industries “The largest Intelligent Edge market today is the mobility market Cloud is now connected to Edge devices There is not just one device that is smartphone but everything – from airplanes to cars – is now being connected in the age of Internet of Things (IoT)” the Microsoft India head told IANS For us the word Intelligent is not an accident but a movement to take India from a mobile-first country to an Intelligent Edge-first country” Maheshwari said “AI is getting democratised becoming more inclusive from agriculture to healthcare We look at AI not just as a product that you switch on but something that is embedded in whatever we do and develop” added Maheshwari who completed a year at Microsoft India in September Having set up India operations in 1990 Microsoft currently employs more than 8000 people in the country With a modern workplace business apps the AI infrastructure and Cloud coming together it becomes an end-to-end play for SMBs to become truly software firms of the future “Modern workplace is soon going to be all around us and Microsoft looks forward to enable enterprises own their New-Age workplaces by providing them Intelligent Cloud and Edge capabilities” Maheshwari said For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIn a recent development to the Chandigarh stalking incident involving Haryana BJP chief’s son Vikas Barala DGP Tajender SinghLuthra confirmed that the police have sufficient evidence to probe the case andthat the accused is expected to show up at the police station as asked Speaking to CNN-News18 Luthra said that the policenow havefootage from six CCTVs "We have sufficient footage that indicates that this girl was being chased" he said He also said that there were many witnesses in the case including police officers?

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