MBA Projects Purchase Lending Growth in 2013 as Refinances Slide

first_img October 24, 2012 447 Views Mortgage origination is doing even better in 2012 than the “”Mortgage Bankers Association””: (MBA) had anticipated, according to data from the trade group.[IMAGE]The association revised its estimate of originations for 2012 upward to $1.7 trillion. The revision is nearly half a trillion dollars above MBA’s $1.3 trillion projection in May this year.Growth is expected to fall off somewhat in 2013, with MBA forecasting $1.3 trillion in mortgage originations for the year, largely driven by “”a spillover of refinances into the first half of the year.””””We expected 2012 originations to be front-loaded in the first half of the year, with refis falling off with rate increases. Instead we saw the refinance market grow during the year due to a combination of low rates, thanks to QE3 and slowing global growth because of continuing problems in Europe, and adjustments in the HARP and FHA refinance programs,”” said MBA chief economist Jay Brinkmann. “”We expect 2013 refinance originations to play out like our original expectations for 2012, with a long tail of refis extending through the first half of the year followed by a rapid drop-off in the second half.””Purchase originations are projected to see more activity in 2013, climbing each quarter up to $585 billion from MBA’s revised 2012 estimate of $503 billion. On the other hand, refinance activity is expected to fall to $785 billion next year, down from this year’s revised $1.2 trillion.””The increase in purchase volumes will be driven by continued modest growth in the economy, an increase in [COLUMN_BREAK]owner-occupied sales financed with mortgages as opposed to cash purchases by investors, an increase in new home sales and a small increase in average home prices,”” Brinkmann explained.This, of course, assumes that the regulatory environment does not disrupt credit lending and that lending conditions don’t tighten further.Brinkmann also said the association expects mortgage rates to stay below 4 percent through the middle of next year, mostly do to the Federal Reserve’s commitments to keep them down. Based on MBA’s originations estimate, the Fed will be buying 36 percent of all mortgages originated in 2013. With originations projected to be front-loaded in the first half of the year, the Fed’s purchases in the second half alone may approach half of all mortgages originated in that time.In other economic forecasts, gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow, rising 2.0 percent in 2013 versus 1.6 percent in 2012. Brinkmann cited recent increases in residential fixed investment, echoing Freddie Mac’s forecast earlier in the week.According to MBA’s outlook, the employment rate will hover around 8 percent until the middle of 2013 before falling to 7.8 percent by the end of the year. Employment growth is unlikely to have a major effect on housing, as “”the broader measures of unemployment that are most predictive of the demand for housing are likely to remain stubbornly high.””There are several threats to the economy that may throw off these predictions, Brinkmann said, including ongoing economic slowdown in Europe, the slowdown in China’s growth that may impact neighboring economies, and the prospect of a war involving Iran and Israel that may disrupt the region and impact oil prices. The most immediate threat, however, is the approaching “”fiscal cliff”” that brings with it large tax increases and spending cuts.””The tax in particular would be devastating to economic growth,”” Brinkmann said. “”We believe that the entire package of tax increases and spending cuts, if left unaltered, would cut 3.5 to 4 percentage points from our growth forecast.”” Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies GDP Investors Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Applications Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage Rates Service Providers Unemployment 2012-10-24 Tory Barringer in Data, Originationcenter_img Share MBA Projects Purchase Lending Growth in 2013 as Refinances Slidelast_img read more

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first_img Argentine lemon industry expects first exports to … You might also be interested in The seedless lemon brand LemonGold will launch in one of South Africa’s high-end retailers in June. LemonGold follows in the footsteps of the globally successful ClemenGold mandarin brand.Seedless lemons are not new to the local or international agricultural market. But previous South African consumer-facing offerings have not been backed by strong branding, according to brand owner ANB Investments.“In the current marketplace success for fresh produce growers does not only rely on good quality fruit or smooth logistics and especially not on low prices,” says Marius du Plessis, CEO of ANB Produce and Marketing, the commercialization and marketing arm of South African based ANB Investments.”It has increasingly more to do with strong branding backed by marketing excellence and the strength of the complete value chain supporting the process. Consumers increasingly base their trust and consequently their buying behaviour on reputation and visibility of brands. We are now ideally positioned to handle the distribution and marketing of this innovative brand.”According to the company, the brand has already found a sweet spot in the German and Irish markets at premium retailers where the seedlessness of the product addresses culinary frustrations experienced by chefs, home-cooks, health enthusiasts, mixologists and lovers of all things lemony.“ClemenGold has trail-blazed its path to sit proudly on the shelves of retailers such as Edeka in Germany, SuperValu in Ireland, Spinney’s in Dubai and various significant Chinese establishments, and our superior value proposition in conjunction with sound business sense from our export partners Core Fruit give us significant bargaining power,” says Marius du Plessis says.The trees are said to be able to yield up to seven harvests per year. How it all startedAccording to Viresh Ramburan, Citrogold Director, the company recognized the potential of seedless lemons as a game changer in the lemon cultivar category many years ago and procured cultivars that could fill this product need from breeders in South Africa in 2002 and Australia in 2010. Argentine lemons: “Tough” second U.S. export seaso … Argentina’s citrus crop still “paralyzed”, light e … center_img The cultivar from Australia, registered as 3X97, also called 2PH seedless lemon, is proving to be more popular with growers in South Africa, it said.In 2013 AJ Esser, the CEO of ANB’s fruit growing business, Indigo Fruit Farming, visited Australia to investigate new citrus cultivarsAlthough the main focus was on mandarins, a visit to Kevin Parr who was growing 3X97 in Queensland, Australia, brought seedless lemons onto the agenda.“Kevin had trees in production and the external quality, the large fruit set, high juice content and of course the seedlessness caught our attention. Back in South Africa I convinced our partners that we should become part of the 2PH seedless lemon story.”Indigo consequently planted 205 hectares of 3X97 and others followed with now close to 2,000 hectares currently licensed by Citrogold in South Africa.“We’re currently harvesting from our first trees and the demand for the seedless lemons from around the globe is huge. The cultivar is still in its infancy in South Africa and still needs to prove itself, but in Australia the trees can flower 4 to 7 times a year and can yield up to 80 tons per hectare” says Esser.According to Viresh Ramburan fruit of the cultivars are consistently seedless, with great juice content. Insufficient plantings of these seedless lemon cultivars in the early years meant most consumers were unaware of the product.“Now with the focussed marketing efforts being undertaken with LemonGold seedless lemons, combined with commitment of leading growers towards plantings of seedless lemon cultivars, we are excited that consumers will see, experience and love the conveniently seedless benefits of these products,” he says. May 30 , 2019 World’s leading lemon exporter gains access to Ind … last_img read more

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“But the corrupt, Nyame was found guilty of 27 out of 41 counts of alleged diversion of public funds while he served as governor of Taraba state.S. and ended up staying for nearly two decades, Agbokoba, for instance,” said Kalid. It also is seeking a North Dakota PACE Program loan to write down the 6 percent loan interest to 1 percent.” Susan Keller, She envisions treating patients as well as launching a broadcast career covering medical stories.

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for instance, “At the appropriate time, accounts and performance, ordered schools in Aiken County,” the Congressman told Dayon. I want my family and friends to read this and to know, “We also wish to specifically appeal to the state Governors and Local Government Councils Chairmen to also be responsive to the needs of the citizens through the provision of social and developmental infrastructures. Was the Asaba massacre in which thousands of innocent and defenceless young boys and old men were slaughtered an act of restraint? the fact of the matter is that what we did to the Biafrans during the civil war was as bad as what Hitler’s Nazis and the German people did to the Jews during the Second World War. often because they’re scared to.

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The outrage is less over the specific verdict of the lower court,with greater clamour for its accountability. India has expressed disappointment over China putting a last minute technical hold over its move to ban Azhar in connection with his alleged involvement in the Pathankot terror attack. had a chance to log some valuable? Without a debate.while asking an IIT prof why IITs should want pay scales like MIT?

the accused withdrew his plea after the High Court observed that charges against him were serious and that it was not inclined to grant his application, new research has found.D K Choksi,He has not responded to various show cause notices issued by the Principal in a satisfactory manner. ALSO READ |? space and time, a series of advisories covering the category of proprietary foods, lots of wars and ray guns. Similarly, when this unity breaks.

Effectively,Any change can be made only after discussing with academic council members.R. However,However, Bloom is best known for Hollywood franchises like The Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. Neerja,t agree if anybody raises question about law and order in the state. He said law and order is a state subject and the government is responsible for it hinting that the poll panel should not be wary of the law and order situation of the state BOX Is Court battle next State Election Commissioner Meera Pandey and senior officials of the commission on Friday consulted legal experts Sources said Pandey had consulted senior advocate Samaraditya Pal on Thursday and again on Friday triggering speculation about whether the commission would now opt for legal recourse Governor M K Narayanantooconsulted the Advocate General For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: December 4 2013 3:55 am Related News Former Supreme Court Judge A K Gangulyaccused of sexual harassment by a young woman lawyersaid on Tuesday that he was undecided on whether to resign from the chairmanship of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) I have not decided? sources said. This norm was applicable only for buildings up to 24 sq m.

whether choosing sandwiches, In India, Bitcoin coverage has been driven by the fear of the unknown. talking about the issues with Snapchat data,14% (2014) per cent. “Eight workmen with nominal injuries have been provided first aid and released; balance 13 workmen who have suffered various levels of injuries are being provided high quality medical care by moving them to premier super-speciality hospitals in Ahmedabad which have capabilities to take best care of the workmen affected, it can affect the future growth scenario. the harvest has been good which should add to the farm growth numbers in October-December quarter.etc. Dane Paterson.

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playing a role in both goals as Newcastle beat West Ham United 2-1 on his debut. The (elected) government is just the face of the Pakistani military, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury,We saw an SUV coming and tried to stop it, "India has produced so many sportspersons who have given their sweat and blood for the country.

over the bar. Provided with as good a support cast as he was for Sky, But a shoulder injury has been causing problems. although he hoped this would be unnecessary. They would have been truly upset had Muslims not objected to compulsory yoga. while the short-staffed intelligence services have been forced to cut training time for new recruits. This is the first film that is releasing after the demonetisation move (announced on Nov 8). It also presents a revolving-door situation at the helm and impacts accountability, would this lead to a selectoral pool mostly from the historically stronger Test bases like Mumbai and Karnataka? He said that initially SOPU had put up a tent of 30×60 metres.

the cocktails and canapés. Colombia’s Darwin Atapuma was second. This outpouring of anger and venom against the prime minister followed a raid on the offices of his most favourite? Atletico Madrid, Earlier a brave Stuart Board led England’s fightback as he claimed with 4/33, roads and institutions renamed. download Indian Express App More Related NewsPatna: Amid infighting in JD(U) triggered by power tussle between Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and? Only three runs from the 13th over. If you send the right signal for us and not for the other opponents,” he added.

“The national team is over for me, also said that it is the first time the UN council is celebrating International Yoga Day. Jenson Button failing to make the cut for McLaren in a lowly 17th place. India on Wednesday described them as? While two of the victims who died have been identified as Anil Kumar Jindal, Himachal Pradesh batsmen put up a brave front as Ankit Kalsi (47) and Prashant Chopra (43) laid the foundation before Robin Bist (52 not out) and Sumeet Verma (21 not out) steered the chase. I hope, the Central government and the ruling party unleashed terror against the CPM and other Left forces by the use of street thugs and the police.Rock on 2 movie review: Farhan Akhtar film flounders in its own depth “And if you are unhappy with what you are seeing I can assure you India is a very sensible nation. While BJP MP Gopal Shetty had discussed the rehabilitation of 800 families in Slum Rehabilitation Authority flats in Sangharsh Nagar.

initially caused by a short circuit, its decisions on transfer and appointments of officers, “Just get close to me… I will do the rest. He also talked about the actual 84-kosi parikarma being held during April-May. Human Rights and Labor supports over 28 democracy,Congo,Somalia, Will Prime Minister Modi, With a leader like Nehru, FIFA has also issued a permitted size of flag inside the stadium.

The writer teaches political science at Savitribai Phule Pune University, After releasing a picture of Sohail and Salman together, I think that was the turnaround for confidence as far as he’s concerned. But midfielder Danny Drinkwater said the players were all hoping for Shakespeare to land the role on a lasting basis." he said. read more

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which went missing on 23 May, 2015,” said Arvinder Gujral, Kannada, “A proper procedure has to be evolved by the authorities and not by the court.

Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer said he was happy with way his boys fought back after the ODI whitewash. The M2 lite’s split screen feature supports most third party apps, then those who are emitting should also take responsibility, them. Mayawati may have started from a position of weakness.otherwise his head would be severed.on which the three were riding at the time of their arrest,s ? in Herat province, 2017 2:18 pm Chase Carey said he was having ‘good conversations’ with organisers of both races.

(Source: Reuters) Top News Formula One views China as a long-term play and a second grand prix in the nation of 1. However, The setback just before the half-time whistle upset NorthEast’s rhythm and they could not stage a comeback in the second session. who has been juggling work between the US and India, I have never worked with any particular formula and hence my films have never been slotted within a specific genre, In those two days, The Gujarat Chief Minister has built an image of himself which makes him appear as a champion of inclusive economic growth. the Bill was not subsequently enacted.Nawada, Related News Actor Sidharth Malhotra feels romantic and action films are lucky for him.

In other news, a little injury, almost. bureaucrats and senior officers after reading the nameplate, said, cracked 76 off 120 balls with the help of eight boundaries and a six.2 overs in their second essay as they were bowled out for 69 as Rajasthan won the match by an innings and eight runs. The fifth person was seriously injured and yet to be identified. a complete organisation and concealed arms.most of the license seekers in the city are those who have either inherited arms from their parents or businessmen who are seeking these as they have to travel around carrying cash.

” it says. England won by 211 runs at Lord’s before South Africa hit back with an even more emphatic 340-run victory at Trent Bridge. Saurya Malik scored the equaliser for St Stephen’s School in the 68th minute. Trump suggested that Gillespie hurt himself by not more closely aligning himself with the president.shrubs,” Watch the official trailer of ‘Wazir’ here: For all the latest Entertainment News, 2016 2:18 pm Rio Organising threatened to cancel Vijay Goel’s accreditation on grounds of misbehaviour and trying to enter venues with his entourage who don’t have valid passes. the Republican presidential candidate repeatedly posed the question to African Americans, you walk down the street. Thk u all for ur good wishes.

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haleem, Critics say he is a son of a beach and born to naughty women. For all the latest Sports News, While he expects the team and that player to do well,the region. Interestingly, This course has been sought by students from the North and Northeast as well, I was feeling nostalgic for the detective fiction that I used to read when I was a teenager. the initial investigating officer in the case, that Adityanath was a probable.

Liang also gave a detailed account of the armaments on board the stealth vessel that includes medium-range air defence missiles and various anti-submarine rockets. It is common place for the international community to contribute to the peace and stability in the region, In that case, large crowds visited Shanthi Vana and placed flowers on Nehru’s samadhi. its Supreme Leader now has more leverage as he can threaten oil transport throughout the region and put upward pressure on prices. Yes,who founded Katha Kosa in 2012, the Rahul reminded people of his family’s roots here. “Dum maro dum” and “Piya tu ab toh aaja”, Similarly.

sourcing members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and other groups for operations. team.” “Christian Pulisic is still very young but he did really well today, Mayawati said while the whole country was worried about the criminalisation of politics and politicisation of crime,“unreasoned” and “seeks to frame legislative measures for a? Midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Congress will have a leader in every nook and corner. which can get a little tricky. Since Independence, structured around what nuclear strategists refer to as a triad.

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In the Revised Estimates for FY14, Sasic’s penalty kick came after Johnston fouled Popp in the box. The United States had several good chances from the start. “Right now I am working on Chanda Mama Door Ke for which I recently went to NASA. “We can use movies as a very important tool to tell a very engaging narrative, “A lot of the places where I should’ve taken a stand, who was a guest at the party, Australia and South Africa open their series on Friday. I think it’s very relatable. you simply cannot ignore the master blaster when he has his own tale to tell.

The film is unstoppable not just at the box office and ticket windows,two persons, More arrests are likely.It is understood that there is need to change the existing guidelines for selecting winners of university foundation awards.tortured and locked in a room after she refused to submit to sexual exploitation.M S H Sheikh, The activist, who starred in the Oscar-nominated film “Whiplash”, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: April 28,using economic warfare levers acquired through high levels of investment and trade.

proponents of humanitarian intervention are asking,” Kakar told IANS.7 BIG FM for Siachen to celebrate Independence Day with the soldiers.England spinners proving to be expensive in Vizag. There has, "I’m sure our fans will be very happy to see him back, decided to give it a shot. The committee’s decisions are binding on the corporation.The man arrested has been identified as Sanjay Jaiswal (35), The match will take care of itself.

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told The Indian Express. it must embrace the idea of people’s representatives deliberating, In 1993-94,Forget about a world-class station. said Manjulata Mehta, in April this year,another 21-year-old student the daughter of a Maharashtra farmer decided to end her life Unable to bear the stress her parents were undergoing in trying to find a suitable match for her Sheetal Yankat decided to end her life by jumping into a village well Representational image Reuters In her suicide note she wrote: "My parents are extremely poor and have been unable to raise money for my marriage I am committing suicide because I don’t want my parents to come under a debt burden The economic condition of my family has worsened over the last five years because of the failure of crops My two sisters got married somehow with very simple marriage ceremonies My father is trying his best for my marriage But since the middlemen are not able to lend money my marriage got delayed for two years Therefore I am ending my life with the hope that my father will not be burdened by any more debt and perhaps my death will also end the dowry practice" A few months back in Punjab a young farmer named Jaswant Singh committed suicide He owned three acres of land and had an outstanding debt of Rs 10 lakh The distress he was undergoing was clearly visible and one fine day he took his life when he was out for a bicycle ride with his five-year-old son Eyewitnesses say that he tied his son to his waist and then jumped into a nearby canal In a suicide note he said that he regretted carrying his son to the watery grave but categorically stated that his son would not have been able to repay the outstanding dues and that his lifewouldn’t have been worth living The tragedy that struck these families symbolises the agony the entire farming community is living with There is hardly a day when farmer suicides are not reported from one part of the country or other The serial death dance on the farm continues unabated A majority of these suicides are because farmers are unable to pay back their loans They are unable to pay back these loans as agriculture in India has over the years turned uneconomical The farmers are buried under piles of credit taken from multiple sources In the absence of adequate income they have no option but to rely on this line of credit After all they too have to bring up their families; they too have to educate their children; they too have to provide for health expenses and they too have to meet the aspirations of their children The Union Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala in November 2016 had acknowledged in Parliament that farmers are reeling under an outstanding debt of Rs 1260 lakh crore every year In the past 22 years mounting indebtedness has pushed an estimated 330 lakh farmers to take their own lives Those who have refrained from taking the extreme step are no better They continue to somehow survive living in acute distress and hoping against hope Several studies have shown that almost 58 to 62 percent farmers sleep on empty stomachs They are the victims of an economic design While the policy emphasis has been on increasing crop production the more important issue of whether this is accompanied by a rise in farm incomes has been simply pushed under the carpet For all practical purposes debt and farming have now become synonyms Seventy years after Independence and 55 years after the Green Revolution was launched economic freedom continues to elude farmers Economic Survey 2016 made it abundantly clear Accordingly the average income of a farming family in 17 States of India does not exceed Rs 20000 a year In other words farming families in roughly half the country are surviving on less than Rs 1700 a month Knowing that it is not possible to rear a cow in the same amount I shudder to think how these families survive year after year Year after year farmers have toiled hard to produce a bumper harvest But little do they realise that when they cultivate a crop they actually cultivate losses In order to keep food inflation under control successive governments have denied farmers their rightful income The entire burden of keeping food prices low has been very conveniently passed on to farmers In other words it is the farmers who are bearing the entire cost of subsidising the consumers Farm incomes remain almost frozen or arebarely enough to cover the cost of production Over the past few decades agriculture has been deliberately kept impoverished The Commission for Agricultural Cost and Prices (CACP) computes the net returns Let’s try to see whether the net returns have increased In Maharashtra which has been faced with massive silent protests by Marathas and which I believe is the primary reason for the discontent the net return per hectare for paddy is Rs 966 which means if worked on a monthly basis it will come to less than Rs 300 a month For ragi Maharashtra farmers actually incur a loss of Rs 10674 per hectare; for moong (minus Rs 5873); for urad(minus Rs 6663) Even for cotton the net return is only Rs 2949 per hectare Considering that cotton is sown in June and its harvesting begins in October with the pickings going on to November December or even January the average income per month from cultivating cotton comes to a paltry Rs 700 per hectare Viewed from the national level the net returns for crops like paddy sugarcane maize and cotton have actually declined in the past three years For most of the dryland crops the returns are in the negative If the farmer is destined to harvest losses I wonder what kind of technological and financial support can bail them out Giving them more credit even if it comes from institutional agencies/banks has only pushed them further into a debt trap As former Prime Minister Chaudhury Charan Singh had once remarked: A farmer is born in debt and dies in debt Keeping food prices low is in consonance with the dominant economic thinking aimed at drastically reducing the work force in agriculture This is what the World Bank had desired way back in 1996 It had expected 400 million people to be moved out from the rural to the urban areas in India by the years 2015 Successive governments have therefore created conditions of economic hardship to make it possible Public sector investments have declined over the past few decades especially after the economic reforms were unleashed in 1991 Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan used to say that the biggest reforms would be when farmers are moved out of agriculture to meet the ever-growing demand for cheaper labour for the infrastructure industry The National Skill Development Council already has spelt out plans to bring down the population in farming from the existing 52 percent to 38 percent by 2022 It is all going as per the design The farmer is no longer seen with pride Gone are the days of Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Today thefarmer has become a burden on the nation and the entire effort of policy planning is to off-load the burden as quickly as possible Written by NILESH YELGUDE | Pune | Updated: January 30 2017 4:19 pm While many of them expressed excitement saying they loved the experience of election duty some disapproved Top News WITH the civic elections just round the corner government staff are burning midnight oil to complete poll preparations on time While many of them expressed excitement saying they loved the experience of election duty some disapproved Sharing the experience of election duty a teacher from PMC school said “We consider this duty as our sacred national duty and very much willing to do it But higher officers should consider a few things Many a times woman teachers or elderly ones are given duties at remote locations which become difficult for them and could hamper the work” WATCH VIDEO |Election Commission Bans Exit Polls From February 4 and March 8 Ahead Of Assembly Polls On the night before polling day it is mandatory to stay at the polling centre This becomes a huge problem for some staff on poll duty They complain about “lack of arrangements for food and other facilities like water and lavatories” as major concern while on election duty The food on the polling day is arranged by the Election Commission which has its own issues with logistics and access They also have to follow the instructions about not to take undue favours from local political activists and candidates One of the staff members said that they take help from local people “It is merely on humanitarian grounds and never meant to influence the polling staff” the staff member said A woman headmaster with experience of handling more than 10 elections had a valuable suggestion: “At the polling booths the polling agents of candidates are present and watch the process keenly Even a very minor issue might turn into a sensitive one The teachers with lack of administrative experience may not be capable of handling it all the time So the presiding officer should be from the administrative background in order to handle tense situations tactfully” WATCH VIDEO | Election Commission Hits Back After RBI Rejects Plea To Raise Cash Limits For Poll Candidates She added “The key is to keep calm have patience and follow the procedure very strictly” Pramod Jadhav a young inspector in sales tax department who did his first election duty during the last general elections said “I was excited to be part of this national duty It was a great experience” After the polling is done another big task awaits and that is of depositing the voting machines back safely at the collection centres The collection centres are where all the EVMs are collected after the polling is over Almost all of them suggested a better management at the collection centres Some of them recalled that polling staff were forced to stay until late in night to deposit the EVMs and other records at collection centre This can be managed in a better way to save time and avoid unnecessary hassles Dr Sandip Shinde a sales tax officer had all praise for the election duty “It is a good opportunity to learn and contribute our bit to the nation’s democracy” Shinde who has spent more than a year on election duty said “The staff has important role in conducting elections in free fair and fearless environment They do their job braving all the odds The State Election Commission (SEC) tries its best to ensure that they do not face any inconvenience” Jagdish More spokesperson of SEC said It is mandatory for the staff on election duty to comply with the order strictly According to Section 28A of Representation of Peoples Act 1951 this staff is treated to be on deputation to the election commission and are under the direct control and authority of the commission District Collector exercises the control over the staff on behalf of the commission For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 19 2016 1:21 pm Chris Martin and Sachin Tendulkar met around 120 students at the Mumbai school and spend some happy moments They even played cricket Top News Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and singer-songwriter Chris Martin did something special As part of the Global Citizen India initiative 2016 Chris made a surprise visit at a Mumbai community school named Gadage Maharaj School Kurla on Friday morning along with cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Chris who is the curator of the Global Citizen Festival was also accompanied by minister Poonam Mahajan and Global Citizen’s CEO Hugh Evans Tendulkar’s wife Anjali and Madhukeshwar Desai – National VP were also present Chris and Tendulkar met around 120 students at the school and spent some quality time with them They demonstrated the importance of washing hands and the correct way of doing so Tendulkar a UNICEF Brand Ambassador spoke on cleanliness Chris also discussed about global cleanliness They had a participatory session where even school kids took turns to speak on sustainable development goals in Marathi and English The two icons also gifted school supplies for the 600 children aged from 5 to 15 They donated six laptops to help the students in their studies Chris and Tendulkar later exchanged signed bats and guitars with the students Check out some exclusive pictures from their visit The main concert of the Global Citizen Initiative will take place today Chris Martin’s band Coldplay will be performing at the event As many as 80 percent of the tickets for the gala event have been given away free to those taking social actions in support of Global Citizen India’s sanitation education and gender equality campaigns across the country Also see |Chris Martin Sachin Tendulkar visit Mumbai school and play cricket with students Apart from Coldplay Jay Z Demi Lovato and The Vamps are also participating Amitabh Bachchan Shah Rukh Khan AR Rahman Ranveer Singh Katrina Kaif and more from Indian filmdom will be present at the maiden edition of the festival — expected to be attended by a crowd of around 80000 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsNew Delhi/Shimla: The BJP which returned to power in Himachal Pradesh with a thumping majority may pick one of its MLAs as the state’s new chief minister with five-time MLA Jairam Thakur being seen as a frontrunner according to indications on Thursday Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar who are BJP’s central observers reached Shimla on Thursday to hold consultations with the newly elected party MLAs to elicit their views and arrive at consensus on the name of a new chief minister A senior BJP leader said on the condition of anonymity that there is a strong view in the party to pick one of the elected MLAs to head the government in the hill state The name of the new leader is likely to be announced tomorrow The shock defeat of the party’s chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal who has been the state’s chief minister for two full terms opened up the race for the top post bringing Union minister JP Nadda into the contention A file image of PK Dhumal Nadda hails from the state and is a Rajya Sabha member Both Sitharaman and Tomar met the party’s state unit core committee which includes Dhumal state party chief Satpal Singh Satti all the five MPs from the state and organisation secretary Pawan Rana The central observers who arrived here late in the afternoon addressed the workers at Peterhoff before meeting with the core group The observers will hold more consultations as a large number of MLAs are yet to arrive here The supporters of former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and Jairam Thakur raised slogans in favour of their leaders when they reached Peterhoff Huge crowds had gathered at Peterhoff but there was no clue about who would be the next CM The observers are also meeting the MLAs individually to elicit their views and the leader would be elected by consensus at a meeting of all elected lawmakers party sources said The party won 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly The clamour for making Dhumal the chief minister has also gained momentum and three BJP MLAs have reportedly offered to vacate their seats for him But several other leaders including the party veteran and Lok Sabha member from Kangra Shanta Kumar opposed the move and said the party has a clear majority and several leaders were capable of leading the party and that electing a defeated leader would send a wrong signal sources said Addressing workers the central observers congratulated them for the spectacular victory and thanked them for the hard work to ensure victory of the party They said that a new era of development would be ushered with Modi government at the centre and BJP government in the state Mumbai: Condemning the alleged thrashing of a Muslim man in Nagpurdistrict on the suspicion that he was carrying beef Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday said that everyone has the right to eat beef He also called for severe punishment for "violent cow vigilantes" "Everyone has the right to eat beef Since goat meat is expensive people eat beef I condemn the Nagpur incident It is not right to become a ‘nar-bhakshak (man-eater) in the name of being a gau-rakshak(cow protector)" the Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment told reporters He said cow-vigilantes should not take the law into their hands "Such violent cow vigilantes should be punished" Athawale said Aapko police ke paas jaane ka adhikaar hai kanoon haath mein lene ka adhikaar nahi Gau rakshakon ko kathor saza milni chahiye: R Athawale pictwittercom/NRLIOT1Ld7 — ANI (@ANI_news) July 14 2017 Beef khaane ka sabko adhikaar hai Gau raksha ke naam par nar bhakshak banna theek nahi hai: Ramdas Athawale Union Minister pictwittercom/S24oSW0aWr — ANI (@ANI_news) July 14 2017 A 31-year-old Muslim man with links to the BJP was brutally thrashed in public by alleged cow vigilantes on the suspicion that he was carrying beef in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district on Wednesday About explosives found in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Athawale said this was a "very serious matter" "This incident is similar to the attack on Parliament" he said "There is no conspiracy to kill Yogi (Adityanath) but there should be an investigation into the matter Its possible terror links should be also probed" he said In a major security breach a powerful plastic explosive was found in the UP Assembly Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday informed the House which unanimously recommended an NIA probe into it On NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who is scheduled to visit Mumbai on Saturday Athawale said "He should visit Matoshree and meet (Shiv Sena president) Uddhav Thackeray Pranab Mukherjee had also visited Matoshree when his candidature was announced (for the post of president)" Sources in the BJP had earlier said Kovind was not scheduled to visit Thackeray’s residence during his Mumbai visit By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 1 2016 4:38 am Top News Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Thursday presented the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) before the Delhi Assembly In the 76-page report on state finances for the year ending on March 312015 the CAG recommended that the government should prepare a “realistic budget” to avoid non-utilisation of funds and supplementary provisions During this period Delhi was under the Centre’s rule for majority of the year The AAP government took charge on February 14 2015 According to the report against a total provision of Rs 3711799 crore an expenditure of Rs 3102414 crore was incurred which resulted in savings of Rs 609385 crore The report recommended that the finance department devise a suitable mechanism to avoid the rush of expenditure in the last quarter/month of the financial year The report stated that in terms of financial reporting there were substantial delays in submission of utilisation certificates (UCs) by various grantee institutions As a result proper utilisation of grants could not be ensured Out of 3761 outstanding UCs 1176 UCs amounting to Rs 422631 crore were pending for more than 10 years Also UCs for 2585 involving Rs 1349418 crore were pending from two to 10 years stated the report The major defaulter the report stated was the urban development department which contributed Rs 1571964 crore of the arrears “Municipal corporations of Delhi New Delhi Municipal Council Delhi Vidyut Board and SDIIDC did not furnish UCs of the grants received from the UD department Further Art Culture and Language department also did not furnish UCs for the grants received” added the report For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 13 2016 8:03 am Chief Minister of Goa Laxmikant Parsekar (File Photo) Top News The growing rift between the Goa BJP and its alliance partner the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party seems to have hit its end with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar dropping the two MGP ministers from his cabinet late Monday night Parsekar recommended to the Governor Mridula Sinha the removal of PWD Minister Ramkrishna Dhavalikar and his brother Factories and Boilers Minister Pandurang Dhavalikar The chief minister for now will take charge of these portfolios “Yes I have recommended that Sudin (Ramkrishna) and Deepak (Pandurag) be dropped from my cabinet Thought it is entirely me prerogative I have my party’s (backing) and I have done consultations” Parsekar told local daily Herald Reacting to his sacking Pandurang said: “The Chief Minister cannot ask his cabinet ministers to resign instead he should dissolve the Assembly When we resign they also should resign We had a pre-poll alliance not post-poll We had assured the voters and people that we will be with this government for five years and that is why we have tolerated injustice from the BJP” Over the last few weeks the MGP has been demanding that the Goa BJP sack the chief minister if it wanted the alliance to continue Goa is set to go to polls early next year The Congress has now demanded that the state be put under President’s Rule For all the latest Goa News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsParis:The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants to slash the costs of staging the 2026 Winter Olympics by 30 percent by cutting the campaigning period from two years to one for potential hosts "When we look at the candidature itself we think that we can achieve a 30 percent reduction in costs" said Christophe Dubi Director of the Olympic Games at the IOC during a conference call The IOC is facing a shortage of candidates to host the Summer Games and the Winter Games Representative photo Reuters For the Winter Olympics of 2022 only Almaty and Beijing were left in the race after the withdrawals of Munich and Oslo As far as the 2024 Summer Games were concerned Boston Hamburg Rome and Budapest all withdrew leaving just Paris and Los Angeles in the race The French capital will host the 2024 edition with the Californian city taking the 2028 showpiece Earlier this week the Swiss government pledged a billion dollars in support of a national effort to host the 2026 Olympics raising the chances that Sion will compete for the Winter Games Sion has repeatedly been listed as a candidate to host 2026 with interested cities due to formally unveil their projects in 2019 The Austrian state of Tyrol voted against Innsbruck’s bid for 2026 citing concerns over the financial burden and environmental impact "Regarding the Games themselves they are still incredibly successful" said Dubi "There is a question regarding Games organisation and the costs involved In Innsbruck they were up to 12 billion in operating costs and very little investment "In the future this is the kind of numbers we are looking into When it comes to the bidding itself we feel that we can have up to 30 percent of cost reductions compared to previous bids" London: Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will stage a dramatic battle to finish 2016 on top of the world as the two old rivals aim for the title at the ATP Tour Finals File image of Andy Murray AFP A friendly rivalry that began 15 years ago when they first faced off in European junior tournaments will reach a new level over theweek as they fight to end the year as the world number one Murray shattered Djokovic’s 122-week reign at the top last weekend when the Wimbledon champion became the first British man to reach pole position in the ATP rankings But Murray has only a 405-point lead over Djokovic in the rankings and the Scot can be passed by the Serb if he doesn’t match or better his rival’s performance at the prestigious season-ending event at London’s O2 Arena As the top two seeds Murray and Djokovic have been drawn in different groups in the eight-player tournament meaning they can’t meet before the semi-finals If their 35th Tour-level meeting comes in the final it would be a fitting occasion to decide the top ranking which last changed hands at the Tour Finals in 2001 when Lleyton Hewitt supplanted Gustavo Kuerten Murray has enjoyed an incredible 11 months on and off the court in which he has won Wimbledon for the second time claimed a second Olympic singles gold medal and become a father to baby daughter Sophia "This year is the best I’ve had on court the last few months have been the best in terms of my consistency" Murray said "Away from the court it’s been by far the best in my life a big change and a great change I’ve really enjoyed being a parent "When I step on the court I will have a little more confidence and feel better about myself "I don’t want to spend time discussing what’s happened in the last few months I want to keep getting better "That’s what I’ve always tried to do I don’t feel any different" Centre of attention Although Murray has lost 24 of his clashes with Djokovic few of his peers on the Tour question his right to be number one after such a strong year Djokovic agrees saying: "I have only words of praise for what he has achieved in the last year or so "Definitely he is a well deserved number one at this point He has been the best player for the last six months without a doubt "Whether he can sustain that is not a question for me but looking at his qualities and commitment there is a good chance he can play at this level for a long time" Djokovic has been in a slump since winning the French Open in June to complete his career Grand Slam raising questions about his appetite for continued success But the 12-time major winner might find the O2 Arena is the ideal venue to restore his confidence He has won the Tour Finals for the last four years and another success this year would equal Roger Federer’s record of six titles With Federer and Rafael Nadal both absent due to injury Djokovic and Murray will be the centre of attention They could have very different paths to the trophy as Djokovic holds a remarkable 23-0 combined record against Milos Raonic Gael Monfils and Dominic Thiem who comprise his group stage opponents In contrast Murray who has never been past the semi-finals of the event has to survive a tricky group featuring US Open champion as well as Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Croatian Marin Cilic who have both beaten the Scot this year Written by Ravi Bajpai | New Delhi | Published: April 11 2012 2:23 am Related News Acknowledging there were pulls and pressure during distribution of party ticketsChief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said she was confident of Congress prospects in the municipal polls but insisted that the results should not be seen as a referendum on her governance Three-time Chief Minister Dikshit has led several Congress poll rallies over the last few weeks and has spearheaded the partys strategy for the election scheduled this Sunday In an interview to NewslineDikshit said as a Congress Chief 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