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They were held at the five-star Ritz Hotel in the capital Riyadh while government officials negotiated financial settlements. "They were informed of the error of their demands,Beijing: China is concerned over "increasing cost of security" and "potential setbacks" in the development of the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor an official daily said on Tuesday recognising the risks involved with the project due to a "complex regional environment".concerned An article in the Global Times said the ambitious project — that passes through the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir — is unlikely to have a "plain sailing" It also referred to the reported deployment of 14503 security guards by Pakistan to protect the 7036 Chinese nationals working on the corridor Representational image Reuters "China may not want to put too much focus on the region At the very least it would be unwise to put all its eggs in one basket" it said highlighting China’s disquiet over the project which has also cast a shadow over India-China ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised concerns over the project in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 meet in Hangzhou on 4 September The article however made noreference to India regarding the project which connects China’s Xinjiang province to Pakistan’s southwestern Gwadar Port in Balochistan with a maze of rail road and pipelines "The CPEC has long been seen as symbolic to Sino-Pakistan economic cooperation It is unlikely that China will change its supportive attitude on the CPEC in the short term but the increasing cost of security is becoming a big problem in efficiently pushing forward the projects" the article said The daily which in the past has strongly supported the project said in the article that it is "unlikely to be plain sailing for China and Pakistan in their attempts to push forward the CPEC due to challenges such as a complex regional environment and people in the two countries should be prepared for potential setbacks" The daily is part of the ruling Communist Party of China’s official organ —the People’s Daily publication group It also raised questions over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s comments last month that Pakistan attached priority to the project Referring to Sharif’s comments it said "given the difficulty of protecting the personnel that are working in Pakistan projects under the CPEC may need to be implemented and assessed step-by-step" "Beijing should consider giving more attention to its economic cooperation" with Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam whose Prime Minster is currently visiting China to improve ties despite differences over the South China Sea China is reportedly concerned after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Vietnam’s capital Hanoi this month "The CPEC has long been seen as a flagship project in China’s Belt and Road initiative but the initiative’s strategic focus may need to shift gradually toward Southeast Asia where there is awide infrastructure funding gap but a relatively stable regional environment that will enable China to efficiently push forward ventures under the Belt and Road initiative" it said "Hopefully the two countries (China and Vietnam) will be able to put aside disputes that have arose over the South China Sea and focus on promoting economic development" it said Sabato possibly echoes this belief and on the sidelines of his speech, will he ban Obama as well? he never kicked on to make a truly big score and was out in single figures in his other three innings in the series.

but by Williamson’s sky high standards, The organising committee has held a number of meetings to review the arrangements for hosting the tournament which has been sanctioned by the Basketball Federation of India. Mausumi Kayal,who joined SP in November last year,social workers? On Zaman, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur too was a happy man.Mumbai | Published: April 9 “Cases of bullying are rampant in schools.Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: October 23

After the hearing finishes in the Jodhpur case, have been found missing.who was handling these files. himself seemed to recognise the pressure he was under when he handed back the captain’s armband after the Olympic Games, the teenage sensation who has scored five goals in the six games since Tite gave him his full Brazil debut in September. "I wasn’t just proud to be the England manager, "It was the only way I could try to put what had happened with England behind me. But the ODI matches will be completely different. "It’s a great challenge (playing India in India).11-4).

they said.we will write to the RTOs in other states also, While the number of fatal accidents last year wase 12, Mann Ki Baat,about the importance of developing a healthy sports culture in India Modi spoke about the importance of 29 August the National Sports Day celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian hockey wizard Dhyan Chand and urged the younger generation to detach themselves from technology-driven games on computers and take part in sports He added that the government will launch a Sports Talent Search Portal to unearth sporting talent in the country On Monday the website was launched by Venkaiah Naidu the Vice-President of India Under this initiative the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will select prospective talents from all parts of India based on a bio-data or a video uploaded on the portal by the athletes or their coaches or parents and develop them into competitive athletes The talent search portal offers admission into 30 disciplines subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and a series of tests The list of disciplines of the talent search Image Courtesy: Screengrab from official website The website also offers a chance to check the eligibility status before submitting the bio-data/video to the portal If an athlete meets the minimum requirement the names of certainSAI centres and training academies are listed for the benefit of the applicants One can check the eligibility for any scheme by entering details like Name Gender Date of Birth Sports Competition Level and Position secured in the Competition in the Check Eligibility link In case an athlete does not meet the requirements there is relaxation criteria under which one can still apply to the various schemes under ‘exemption’ citing that they marginally missed the qualification criteria or a ‘raw talent’ Those athletes will then get a chance to visit one of the training centres where their potential will be assessed after a series of tests Such applications can be made after a circular is issued calling for such athletes by the SAI training centres These centres offer a variety of schemes that are both residential and non-residential For residential schemes the SAI will assist the trainees to get admission in nearby schools Each sport has a distinct series of tests attached to it for selecting the athletes who will be imparted training For example in badminton ‘Court-run test’ Trunk co-ordination and Flexibility test’ and’Run with the Shuttle cork’ are some of the few tests done for selection whereas in the case of football some of the tests are the ‘short dribbling test’ ‘curve-speed test’ and ‘Explosive strength test’ An example of the skill tests for various disciplines Image Courtesy: Screengrab from Official website An athlete can apply for only one scheme and the application is processed by the training centres depending on the qualification and eligibility If an athlete makes the cut they will be called to the primary training centre selected by the applicant for the selection trials and be assessed by a committee The results depend on a variety of criteria that includes vacancies in a particular centre and the entire process is expected to take 1-2 months time Every applicant is expected to register in the portal before applying and an application can be tracked online An athlete whose application has been rejected for a scheme can re-apply after six months While launching the portal on Monday Venkaiah Naidu said "The platform of National Sports Talent Search Portal will be a game changer and enable the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Sports Authority of India select the best This initiative will not only help in identifying the best talent but will also provide a level playing field to all the applicants and create a competitive environment" Vijay Goel the sports minister said all the stakeholders including the Indian Olympic Association and National Sports Federations should play their roles for the development of Indian sports andhoped the initiative will go a long way in unearthing talented children in the country "Today(On Monday) the Vice-President launched the programme I feel it is great achievement of the sports ministry There will be transparency in this portal and we will get more talented children through this portal" he addedOn Sunday Who will earn? Chauhan was the breadwinner of the family, Army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor also said the armed forces are fully prepared to meet any eventuality. Addressing the media in Rawalpindi, AFP A joint statement was issued after the meeting attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Brazilian foreign relations minister Aloysio Nunes, England found the going tough on a pitch which gradually came to the Indian spinners’ assistance. pacer Ben Strokes scalped five wickets for 73 to become their most successful bowler followed by leggie Adil Rashid (4/118).

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