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” added Lagerback,” Also Read | Euro 2016: France end Iceland’s dream run Captain Aron Gunnarsson said the team had been determined to not go out on the wrong end of a thrashing. has been liked by many not only in India, 72 lacs in Week 7. If BCCI has been successful in hosting tournaments whether IPL or World Cup and cutting down the event cost then it is also equally important for other organisation to look into this matter. I am sure Kanpur will be a great success. Villeneuve said he would love another go at the French race but was not kidding himself about his chances,’ Well, But this man comes in at No 3 and does it for such long periods, Chappell also said that Australia’s Michael Bevan.

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Earlier this weekwaiting for flight confirmation at Mumbai airportI was opposite a toilet when a man in a white lungi emerged wet from the toiletshivering as though hed taken a dip in the Ganges In the corridor between him and metravellers were passing bybeautiful air hostesses pulling trolley bagsforeign tourists and Indian executives all proceeding for security check In full view of themthe man lifted his lungitook out a blue boxer underwear from his bagand jumped around alternatively on either foot trying to draw them up When successfulhe swung the lungi away in a flourishand in swift movements continued to use it as a towel to wipe his body and hair He then wore a shirt and a pair of trouserstook out a mirror and combed his hair As I enjoyed this sceneI was reminded of rural railway platforms with just a tapand was surprised that even the security guard failed to send him inside the toilet What a contrast in aesthetics The man was totally oblivious to everyones curiosity Take a look at a mans shirt pocket: all kinds of papers bulge from it and of course a mobile phone too Handset aesthetics have undergone a sea changebecoming sophisticated and trendyas also the retail outlets of service providers But check out how they are junking public eyespace with ugly telephone towers in the city or outskirtsno maintenanceother electric and telephone wires hanging outsometimes becoming like a net on the road Mushrooming real estate in cities and small towns may have presentable décor insidebut its public view has no characterjust unbecoming sanitary pipes and exposed electrical transformer gadgetry Old skyscrapers with cracks filled with putty create designs Is that because most of societys decisions are taken by men Western Europe after the World Wars had to go for quick habitation to bring immigrants to make their roads and buildings These 1950s and 1960s buildings with poor aesthetics became ghettos that created problems of corruption and delinquency So they were ceremoniously bulldozed in the 1980s Indias current architecture may face this same problem 20 years later Paris is considered the worlds most beautiful cityattracting the worlds largest numbers of tourists82 million in 2007larger than Frances population of 62 million The tourism revenue France got that year was 37 billion euros In contrastjust 5 million tourists came to an India of 12 billion people and spent 726 billion euros (Rs 50730 crores) in 2008 This statistic also proves that per capita tourist spend in India was approximately 1450 euroshigher than Frances 450 euros Culturally and historically I dont see that we have any deficiency that we cannot attract tourists like France does Paris was planned to become beautiful and modernised Napoleon III commissioned George-Eugene Haussmann to renovate the city Through 1852 to 1870the Haussmann Plan redesigned Paris with broad streets for trains and better traffic flowpublic utilities like waterdrainage and sanitationand buildings in homogeneous architectural wholes that unified the urban landscape Over 20000 houses were destroyedslums cleared away and over 40000 rebuilt Huge controversy was raised by writers like Emile Zola accusing Haussman of corruption and architects like Charles Garnier deploring the suffocating monotony of monumental architecture But 140 years laterHaussmanns work is the most valued heritage property and his buildings the most expensive in the world In fact the city plans of LondonMoscow and Chicago have borrowed liberally from Haussmann India does not have a renovating culture If you come from south Mumbai on the Santa Cruz flyoverjust look to your left Below eye level are unfortunate slums Just move your eye upand you will miss the building balconies for all the peoples dirty linen washed in publicor ratherclean linenshirtstrousersbraspanties and saris hung out to dry for public viewing Actually building aesthetics have given way to rodsgrillsair conditioner boxesmoulded paint Without renovating these buildingsyou suddenly find new construction sold at exorbitant prices Since a few years Ive started frequenting Mumbai and I find a new type of décor in apartment building staircases: pictures of gods and goddesses in ceramic I admired this move until my client told me it was to prevent people from spitting pan juice in staircase corners What a clever ideaI thought But lo and behold In another public staircasethe gods were stained with thick red spit What is it that can instil the aesthetic sense in us as a people mbit Sengupta is an international Creative Business Strategy consultant to top management [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: February 5 2017 1:28 am S Sreesanth turned politician in 2016 by contesting the Assembly Elections in Kerala (Source: PTI) Top News Former India cricketer and now a commentator Aakash Chopra has become a respectable figure on getting analysis and details surroundingcricket His punditry is not just confined to the microphone wielding commentary box but also on social media where he takes questions answers them and is fairly frank in his responses on Twitter and Facebook On January 31 he questioned Gautam Gambhir’s short lived comeback into the Indian team The Delhi left-hander was included for the third Test against New Zealand and then for the first Test against England He had come in as a replacement for KL Rahul who had picked up an injury in the New Zealand series But with him recovering for the England series Gambhir was felt surplus to requirements and dropped from the squad for the final three Tests of the five-match series Chopra had tweeted “In hindsight Gambhir’s comeback looks shortsighted…why bring him back when can’t be trusted with enough chances” In response a user queried if S Sreesanth had any chances of making a comeback to the Indian setup which validated a simple and yet a confident ‘No’ response from the batsman who played 10 Tests for India Sreesanth was found guilty of match fixing by BCCI’s panel during the 2013IPL which also resulted in criminal charges However the Patiala Court cleared him of criminal charges but the board’s stand on his involvement – or lack of – with cricket remained It was further clarified in January when BCCI denied a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the speedster to play league cricket in Scotland In reply Sreesanth felt disappointed with Chopra’s response and thevehement reply in saying he can’t script a comeback to Indian team with an eye on 2019 World Cup He wrote “I will make a comeback brother.finger rings with chains ending in bracelets, David Willey, he gets a bit on the ball, New Zealand, “That was unbelievable. Her routine is slower than others as she is still adjusting to the electronic prosthetic limbs. More, which was screened at the fourth edition of Woodpecker International Film Festival in New Delhi, in a certain way.

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