It happened to me Scammed in Costa Rica

first_imgRelated posts:Cars, cars and more cars: Costa Rica’s worsening love affair Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 4, 2019) Letter to the Editor: Costa Rica reflections ‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica Editor’s Note: The Tico Times does not regularly publish anonymous submissions but waived that requirement because of the security concerns for the writer and the importance of this message for our reading public. To the Editor: But of course I thought it never would. Smugly, I believed I was beyond the grasp of phone scammers. I have lived here in Costa Rica for over 30 years. I tend to be a bit suspicious, hanging up immediately when I get a phone call from any kind of organization.But on this day I was already vulnerable. I was in the middle of being investigated to receive credit to buy something. Perhaps this is why I was unprepared for the call from Hacienda (Costa Rican version of the IRS). Just the fact that it was them already created a bit of fear in me. The commanding voice triggered some odd compliance in me. By the end, my thinking brain was completely hijacked. In this short article, I attempt to break down the tactics that were used to do this.First tactic: FEAR. (Government agency, possible loss of this or loss of that — credit card, bank savings, etc.) Scammers may also use HOPE (to win something), but that is not what happened to me, and I can only share my own experience. This man’s commanding manner, and the fact that he was supposedly from Hacienda, immediately made me feel insecure, tense, scared. The fear triggered compliance. Then, the LIES start: “Hacienda is no longer receiving electronic receipts from private companies. You have to give clients official Hacienda receipts.” Rapidly followed by, “We are sending someone to your house this Friday. What time is good for you? He will have an audio-visual explaining how to do these online receipts” (DISTRACTION). Already, you’re engaged, saying they can come by at 9 a.m.Then the DISARMING of resistance combined with fast questions: Me, “I’d rather go in to Hacienda myself.” His response, “Don’t worry. I won’t ask any personal questions.” Immediately followed with a direct command, “I am going to direct you to three websites (he names them). Now go to www.hacienda.go.cr” (which you know is an official site because you already do give online receipts). You follow the order, without thinking. Nervous.Fourth and most effective tactic: Rapid, commanding statements and strong ORDERS. Wham-bam-wham-bam.  “Go here, go there, go here, now do this.” High tension, a lot of anxiety and stress. Fifth and other tactics, FLATTERY, compassion. He compliments you. “You are smart.” Jokes with you a bit. He gains compassion, “Now imagine having to do this with 26,000 contributors. Most of my calls take three hours.” Something happens and you are trusting this authority figure, thinking he is helping you do something complicated.In the midst of all this, you have downloaded two sites that allow him to see what you are doing on your computer. Unbeknownst to you, you are now sharing your screen with them. (I say “them” because it is obvious that they work in teams: while one is manipulating you, the others are typing on their own screens.) They can see everything you are typing at Hacienda’s website.More strong, direct orders. “Type these numbers here. Go back there.”’ You go back to Hacienda and are filling in the forms: cédula, date of birth, expiration date of cédula. All of these forms boggle your mind, create confusion, more stress, and therefore more dependence on the orders because it is all so overwhelming.Then they ask at which bank you pay taxes. You tell them.You are now completely under this person’s spell, obediently following all orders. All rationality gone out the window. More rapid commands. Then slowing down as you fill out all the legal forms. You make  mistakes. You have to start all over. (He doesn’t care. He wants to waste time while they do all the banking transfers.)You actually type on the Hacienda form six bank token numbers, thinking Hacienda needs them for you to pay them directly.  Of course this makes no sense. But in this compliant, stressed state of mind, your mind tells you that it does. It must be the way that Hacienda will be paid by online banking. (Totally against what you already know.) Unbelievable!Needless to say, they have added themselves as a favorite account and drained all your accounts. They ask if you have another back-up bank for tax payments. Yes, you do. They send you to your other bank, and you do the most irrational things, foggily thinking that they are doing some kind of computer tricks that are necessary for your bank to be affiliated with Hacienda. Incredible!At the end, he commands you to close all tabs, “now.” You have been following orders all this time, so you do this as well. You are still distressed because you do not understand anything that has gone on. They say, “Don’t worry. Someone will be coming to your house on Friday. What time is good for you again? What is your exact address?” You give them this information again, still not particularly wanting anyone from Hacienda to come to your house. Phone call ends. You are relieved to finally be out from all the distress that was generated by the call. “Phew! Thank God THAT is over!” You have missed appointments. You need to get on with the day and carry on with that “I-just-came-out-of-a-storm’’ feeling.It took one hour and 45 minutes. All your bank accounts have been drained of your savings.After this, as you courageously share with your Facebook friends, despite your shame, you find out this kind of scam has happened to many of your good friends. And to their friends. People who are “computer techies,” and “financial wizards,” and such. Smart people who have also lived here a long time and “‘know better.’’ They say, “It happened to me.” All of us believed we were too smart, it could never happen to us. But it did. It happened to us. And due to our shame and humiliation, many do not share about this publicly.The total mind control is absolutely shocking and humiliating. I compliantly obeyed all of this man’s orders. When I mentioned to a friend that it was as if I was under his spell, she said that this is what her neighbor had said, that it was as if he were under a spell. It is as if all the stress and commands put us  in an altered state of consciousness where reason does not exist, only an instant following of commands. Scary. Like the Milgram experiment where the participants gave increasingly high-voltage shocks to “learners,” obeying the instructions of the authority figure. Yes. How humbling and humiliating it is to discover how easily one can become a puppet on a string.This “Hacienda” scam is common. Imagine: more than 20,000 contributors to Hacienda, all possible victims. Another common one is the bank scam, but I don’t know that one. Also, if you advertise an item in a newspaper, a person will call, insisting on depositing money into your account, without even seeing the item (car, motorcycle, etc). Then they do some strange maneuvers where they supposedly have a bank person on call to resolve some issue that came up. (Again, I have not been a victim of this one, so I can’t give the details.) They use fake emails and phone numbers that replicate the real phone numbers and emails of  the banks. I am lucky that I had just bought something expensive the week before, so I did not have much money to lose. Others lost hundreds of thousands, as my accountant told me. But still, I lost all the money I had to my name. All of it. The worst thing about this kind of crime is the victim blaming and shaming. We ourselves gave away all the information. The banks shake their heads when you report it. And you know what they and your other friends who have not been victims are thinking, “How could you do something so stupid?” They instruct you, “You should never give this kind of information to anyone over the phone.” As if you don’t know that. As if you don’t hear this from your bank all the time. As if it is your fault that this happened. Tsk, tsk.The words that capture the experience when it is over are: “Shocking,” “Unbelievable,” and — same meaning — “Incredible.” And that is also how people react: with incredulity that you could do something like that. Compassion is dimmed by this self-satisfied knowing that they would never do this. This will simply NOT happen to them.And, yet, sadly, the truth is, too many will say, “It happened to me.”I hope people will comment below describing some of the tactics that were used on them when they were scammed. Hopefully this will reduce the amount of scams. But it won’t eliminate them. There is too much money to be criminally gained, and these folks are brilliant at turning their victims into puppets on a string. Terrifying.It does not help to say “Do not give any financial information over the phone.” We all know this. My only suggestion is to keep your bank token in an envelope marked “Hang Up!!” away from your computer, maybe in a box somewhere so you have to go out of your way to get it. Hopefully, this will break the spell. I am not sure it will, however, since it seems like we are hypnotized during the scam. But it may.My last words are, “It is not your fault.” You were the victim of a brilliant psychological strategy that rendered you powerless to put up any resistance to someone’s manipulative commands. It is NOT your fault. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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first_imgThe directive to turn away non-EU nationals arriving at Cyprus airports if they intended to stay at hotels built on Turkish-held Greek Cypriot-owned hotels in the north was issued in June by the foreign ministry, which failed to inform embassies, tour operators, or even the rest of the government, the Cyprus Mail learned on Wednesday.A diplomatic incident between Israel and Cyprus was narrowly avoided on Monday night, when some 35 Israeli visitors were initially denied entry at Larnaca airport by immigration officers after they said they were going to stay at hotels operated on Greek Cypriot-land in the north. They were allowed to enter after their embassy contacted the foreign ministry.The measure was suspended for two weeks in order to “arrange a smooth transition”, a source told the Cyprus Mail on condition of anonymity.But the suspension came too late for some 15 Lebanese tourists who earlier on Monday had been sent back home after stating they too planned to stay at a similarly owned hotel in the north.“There was an old directive by the foreign ministry to this effect but it was not enforced and was pretty much dormant,” the source said.“Last June, the foreign ministry for some reason sent out a memo saying the old directive was to be enforced. But they didn’t tell anyone – not the embassies, not tour operators, not anyone – resulting in this chaos.”Following Monday’s incidents, the interior ministry issued a two-week suspension of the measure to facilitate a smooth transition.But the claim that the directive was reinstated in June would not explain a suspiciously similar incident last April, in which a group of Serbian pupils who arrived at Larnaca airport in order to participate in a cultural event in the north were turned away.It is also unclear what prompted the decision to reinstate the directive, nor why it was never communicated.Further, it is understood that the immigration policemen at the airport have no way of verifying arriving tourists’ stated destination; thus, any incoming tourist from a non-EU country stating their intent to stay in the government-controlled areas would be waved through, irrespective of their subsequent actual movements.Meanwhile, news of the policy by the government sparked angry reactions in the north.Under the title ‘Inhumane’, Turkish Cypriot daily Diyalog newspaper quoted ‘Tourism Minister’ Fikri Ataoglu as claiming the influx of Israeli tourists through the Republic’s official airports but then heading north was the result of a promotion campaign in Israel by the breakaway regime in Cyprus.“We started with 20,000 tourists, then 40,000 and later we were talking about 70,000 tourists,” Ataoglu was quoted as saying.“I assumed the Greek Cypriots would not take it easy. After the hotels in the [government-controlled areas] started to empty, those who are involved in the tourism sector started to react against this situation.”Representative of the Turkish Cypriot hotel association Ercan Turhan said efforts to bring more tourists to the north will continue.He called on Turkey, in collaboration with the authorities in the north, to “act so there is pressure by Israel on the Greek Cypriots to withdraw this decision”.You May LikeKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue BookUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoOur View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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difficult editee but the papers demonstrate the contrary Though Wallaces comments on the proof pages are often assertive they are equally good-natured dotted throughout with smiley faces and oftentimes showing his humor Jennings recounts his working with Wallace: In 1995 I contacted a young writer named David Foster Wallace to ask if he would come to the US Open over Labor Day weekend and riff on the scene not so much the one on the court but that going on all over the grounds of the National Tennis Center in New York Though he was not widely known editors were clamoring to have him to riff on some scene or another on the basis of a hilarious hyperobservant essay hed published in Harpers magazine in 1994 about the Illinois State Fair A few years earlier hed written about playing junior tennis on the windy plains of the Midwest for Harpers so I knew he was a deft player and knowledgeable fan The lure of the all-access media pass was the clincher and he agreed to do the story for much less than he could have commanded elsewhere We put him up at the official hotel the Hyatt above Grand Central Station in Manhattan and I met him in the lobby on Sunday morning to ride the shuttle bus out to Queens Unshaven and in his trademark bandana he looked the part of a raucous rock star but was unfailingly polite appreciative and both excited and a little nervous At the site we settled into the main stadium for the marquee match that day between eventual champion Pete Sampras and a rising Australian star Mark Philippoussis I remember being concerned by how few notes he was taking in his tiny notebook and wondering if he was getting enough material We chatted about tennis and books and other things I pointed out my boss (a woman in a sunhat nearby) and after the match he decided to wander off on his own Over the next two days wed meet up occasionally on the grounds and as we were leaving together one day he asked me if I wanted to join him and his friend Jon (Franzen then a struggling novelist in New York) for a showing of Larry Clarks film KIDS that night My then-wife had other plans for us so I had to demur to my eternal regret relegating myself to an even smaller DFW footnote in literary history The story he produced from that weekend and his tiny notebook proved to be one of the longest (and best) Tennis magazine has ever run and I had difficult battles with the lady in the sunhat as Dave and I came to call her to see that it was published as Dave intended it footnotes eccentric abbreviations and all In the essay after having spent only a few days there he had crystalized all the annoyances grievances glories and grandeur that those of us who had been attending the event for years had observed but with more humor sharpness and empathy: the "felonious" price of the Hagen-Dazs bars the "big ginger beard" that made one of the ball boys look like a "ball grad student" and the "mad crane" style of a 66″ player We held the story for a year to run in our 1996 US Open issue and in the interim Infinite Jest was published and Dave became the reluctant darling of the literary world After the issue appeared he generously wrote to thank me for the short profile Id written of him for the magazines "Editors Page" and again later that year to explain why the Tennis story would not appear in his collection A Supposedly Fun Thing Ill Never Do Again even though he thought it better than another tennis piece "The String Theory" originally from Esquire: the latter had received more attention and to include both would be too much tennis for the book He didnt owe me that explanation but like his intellect his empathy was wide-ranging and deep and he knew that having the Tennis story in the collection would probably help my editing career Instead I got a consolation prize I enjoyed even more: he put me in the acknowledgements as "Jay (Im Suffering Right Along With You) Jennings" commemorating our joint battles with my superior We continued to correspond sporadically over the years the last time just months before he took his own life when I wrote to him about an exhibition match Id seen between the retired Pete Sampras and John McEnroe He replied by postcard that he thought McEnroe was so lovely to watch play but a ghastly TV commentator a contrarian view I shared When I heard hed committed suicide I remembered an earlier postcard hed sent me not so much for what he wrote which was typically funny and kind but for the picture It showed a detail from the exterior of Salisbury Cathedral in England a close-up of a stone bust in a silent eternal open-mouthed scream; on the verso the work a portrait of pain was identified simply as "Head of Man" Jay Jennings is the author of Carry the Rock: Race Football and the Soul of an American City and the editor of Tennis and the Meaning of Life: A Literary Anthology of the Game and Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany See more about the Ransom Center’s collection here at the Harry 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" said Bryan Hambley, pal), “Yes,S. on the other hand has seen foreign tourism drop partly because of a strong dollar) But Europe is bearing the brunt Of the 13 billion international arrivals counted by the UN worldwide last year 51% were in Europe–an 8% increase over the year before Americans in particular seem drawn to the perceived glamour and sophistication of the Old Continent (as well as the increased spending power of a strong currency) More than 157 million US tourists crossed the Atlantic in 2017 a 16% jump in the space of a year With tourism in 2018 expected to surpass previous records frustration in Europe is growing This past spring witnessed antitourism demonstrations in many cities throughout Europe On July 14 demonstrators in Mallorca Spain conducting a “summer of action” greeted passengers at the airport with signs reading tourism kills Mallorca In the spring Venice introduced temporary checkpoints to prevent day trippers from crowding especially busy areas Marco Zorzanello for TIME Now local governments are trying to curb or at least channel the surges that clog streets diminish housing supplies pollute waters turn markets and monuments into no-go zones and generally make life miserable for residents Yet almost all of them are learning that it can be far more difficult to stem the tourist hordes than it was to attract them in the first place The reasons for this modern explosion in tourism are nearly as numerous as the guys selling selfie sticks in Piazza Navona Low-cost airlines like easyJet Ryanair and Vueling expanded dramatically in the 2000s with competitive ticket prices driving up passenger numbers From 2008 to 2016 the cruise-ship industry in Europe exploded growing by 49% Airbnb which launched in 2008 made accommodations less expensive Rising prosperity in countries like China and India has turned their burgeoning middle classes into avid travelers Even climate change plays a role as warmer temperatures extend summer seasons and open up previously inaccessible areas But the cities and local governments here also share responsibility for the boom having attempted to stimulate tourism to raise money In the decade since the financial crisis began tourism has come to be seen by European countries as an economic lifesaver The industry generated $321 billion for the EU in 2016 and now employs 12 million people Governments in cities like Barcelona spent heavily to attract tourist dollars “For decades the government here was using tons of public money to attract cruise lines new hotels new airlines” says Daniel Pardo a member of the city’s Neighborhood Assembly for Sustainable Tourism “But they didn’t think about the repercussions” Barcelona is one of the cities that got more than it bargained for Every day in high season now four or five cruise ships dock in the Catalan capital spilling thousands of passengers at the base of the famous Rambla Boulevard “You can’t walk there” Pardo says “You can’t shop at the Boquería market You can’t get on a bus because it’s packed with tourists” Over the past few years Barcelona has begun taking action to improve tourist behavior like fining visitors who walk around the city center in their bathing suits The current mayor Ada Colau has dramatically intensified that action In January 2017 her government prohibited the construction of new hotels in the city center and prevents their replacement when old ones close Cruise ships that stop for the day may struggle to get docking licenses as the city prioritizes those that begin or end their journey in Barcelona Tour groups can now visit the Boquería market only at certain times and the city is considering measures to ensure locals can still buy raw ingredients there–and not just smoothies and paper cones of ham “There is a risk that some areas of the city like Sagrada Familia or the Boquería will become amusement parks” says Agustí Colom the city councilman for tourism “But we’re still in time to save them We understand that Barcelona cannot become an economic monoculture” About 55000 tourists visit Venice every day Marco Zorzanello for TIME Other places are also turning to the law to reduce the number of globetrotters Ever since its medieval center stood in for King’s Landing on Game of Thrones the walled Croatian city of Dubrovnik has been overwhelmed by fans of the HBO series In 2017 Dubrovnik limited the number of daily visitors to 8000; its new mayor now seeks to halve that amount Amsterdam whose infamous drug culture and picturesque canals drew at least 6 million foreign visitors to the city in 2016 has adopted a carrot-and-stick approach The Dutch capital has introduced fines for rowdy behavior and banned the mobile bars known as “beer bikes” while simultaneously attempting to lure visitors to less congested sites like Zandvoort a coastal town 17 miles from the city center that has been rebranded Amsterdam Beach through apps and messaging systems The city has also raised its tourist tax to 6% joining several other cities and some countries that aim to control visitor numbers with higher levies At the start of 2018 Greece imposed its first tourist tax which ranges from roughly 50 cents a night to four euros In Iceland which receives nearly seven times as many visitors as it has residents lawmakers will consider a tax this fall on tourists coming from outside of Europe Yet even in liberal Europe not every government is willing to raise taxes Authorities in the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway beseeched the government to raise levies after more than a million tourists visited in 2017 thanks in part to the movie Frozen The 25000 inhabitants found their single main road and its sparse facilities completely overwhelmed When Norway said no to higher taxes the locals were forced to take matters into their own hands “We’ve organized community volunteers to build trails and haul trash” says Flakstad Mayor Hans Fredrik Sordal “In summer we’re opening the school toilets to the public And we’re asking tourists for volunteer contributions” For locals in these places anger at the ever-expanding rates of tourism can be placated by the money there is to be made out of catering to them The advent of Airbnb has created a revenue stream for city-center residents with spare bedrooms and second properties The company sees itself as an answer to tourism overcrowding rather than a net contributor “We are convinced our community can be a solution to mass tourism” wrote company founder Nathan Blecharczyk in a May report “and that it enables sustainable growth that benefits everyone” Yet some people benefit more than others Canny investors buy up residential properties in desirable locations and convert them into tourist apartments provoking housing shortages and pushing up prices Again some cities have taken action Copenhagen for example has limited the number of days per year that owners can rent out their residences Barcelona has targeted Airbnb itself forcing it to share data about owners and remove listings for unlicensed apartments It has also launched a website where visitors can check if a potential apartment is legally registered But speculators are hard to deter especially as Airbnb doesn’t require owners to reside in housing that is rented through the site Balancing the needs of locals with the demands of tourists is a challenge across Europe but perhaps nowhere more so than in Venice where more than 20 million tourists crowd the piazzas and canals every year When the city’s mayor attempted to install checkpoints to potentially shut main thoroughfares to tourists the initiative was greeted by protests from locals who saw the surprise measure as an attempt to close the city “We tried to do something for the city for the residents” laments Paola Mar Venice’s deputy mayor for tourism “This measure was for them for their safety But in Italy you’re only good if you do nothing” Venice has not done nothing The local government has restricted the construction of new hotels and takeout restaurants and created a fast lane for residents on public transport It has a plan in place to ease congestion by diverting foot and boat traffic on exceptionally crowded days this summer and now employs 22 stewards in vests that read #EnjoyRespectVenezia to prevent tourists sitting on monuments jumping in the canal or otherwise misbehaving Barcelona now limits tour-group access to the Boquería market Paolo Verzone—Agence Vu for TIME But imposing too many restrictions risks alienating the residents who depend on access to tourist dollars; 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of the 20th century Related News Playing The East If Prime Minister Narendra Modi plays his cards well with Japanese and Chinese leaders in the next few days he can mobilise the world’s third- and second-largest economies in accelerating India’s development and make New Delhi an important player in the unfolding Great Game to the east Any reference to the “Great Game” turns our mind to the subcontinent’s northwestern frontiers where Russia and the Raj jockeyed for influence through the 19th century The context was Calcutta’s territorial expansion towards the Indus and beyond and Moscow’s march to the Caspian Sea and the Amu Darya Managing the contested space in between was at the heart of the Great Game But the Great Game was never limited to the northwest From Calcutta’s perspective the Great Game was about limiting the presence of other powers around the subcontinent The Raj had its hands full securing the eastern flanks before and after the 19th century In establishing its primacy in India Britain had to fend off the Dutch power in the 17th century and the French challenge at the end of the 18th century After the Napoleonic wars in Europe the Raj demarcated the spheres of influence with European powers in East Asia to Calcutta’s advantage Tranquillity to the east of the Raj was shattered by the rise of imperial Japan at the turn of the 20th century Japan’s military advances in East Asia in World War II surprised the Raj that was ousted from Malaya and Burma The Japanese armies also drove the French out of Indo-China and the Dutch from the East Indies (Indonesia) Soon after they were closing in on the subcontinent’s northeastern frontiers and occupied the Andamans in the Bay of Bengal It needed all of undivided India’s resources military and economic to defeat Japan Thanks to independent India’s reluctance to remember the history of World War II Delhi’s political and bureaucratic classes as well as its strategic community have little sense of the complex dynamic of Asian geopolitics in the first half of the 20th century Modi’s emerging opportunities with Japan and China can only be appreciated if there is some awareness of India’s decisive role in shaping the Asian balance of power in the first half of the 20th century India’s Role In the inter-war period the conflict between Indian nationalism and Britain sharpened steadily But Asia’s new geopolitics was being defined by not just the anti-colonial movements but also the deepening contradictions within Asia In Northeast Asia Japanese nationalism was at odds with Chinese and Korean nationalisms Elsewhere sections of Asian nationalists saw imperial Japan as a liberator of the region from European colonialism The Indian national movement was regrettably divided in dealing with Japan’s rise While there was strong nationalist opposition to Japan’s occupation of China some like Subhas Chandra Bose saw the value of aligning with Japan to accelerate India’s independence While the Indian National Congress refused to support the British war effort against Japan the Raj deployed nearly 750000 Indian troops to push the Japanese out of Burma and Malaya India also became the base for British and American support for the beleaguered Chinese nationalist government that was relocated to Chungking (Chongqing) in the face of Japanese occupation of eastern China Modi’s Moment Seven decades later tensions between China and Japan have once again become a critical feature of Asian geopolitics As in the inter-war period the West now appears listless in coping with the unfolding power shift in Asia America which has replaced Britain as the sole superpower is finding it hard to manage the competing imperatives of engaging a rising China and reassuring a concerned Japan During World War II the lack of agreement between Britain and the INC on one hand and divisions within the national movement on how to deal with the Asian geopolitics on the other significantly limited India’s political gains despite its massive military contribution to the Allied victory in Asia India today is much better placed to deal with the emerging rivalry between Beijing and Tokyo On the economic front Modi should eagerly seek cooperation from both sides Commercial competition between Tokyo and Beijing for example on high-speed railways should work to India’s advantage In the strategic domain there can be no symmetry between India’s relations with Japan and China If Beijing’s growing military capabilities pose difficult challenges to Delhi security cooperation with Tokyo might help reduce India’s expanding power gap with China The writer is a distinguished fellow Observer Research Foundation Delhi and a contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’ For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vandana Kalra | Published: February 5 2016 12:00 am Renowned painter and architect Satish Gujral with his work at IGNCA in New Delhi on Jan 21st 2016 Express photo by Ravi Kanojia Related News At 90 Satish Gujral fondly recalls the young boy of nine who first picked colours to doodle on paper Art was his outlet the voice he had found after an accident near Pahalgam in Kashmir which rendered him deaf It was the language through which he was to tell stories — of the traumatic Partition eternal relationship between man animal and technology and abstractionist mythological themes interspersed with the use of the Devanagari script Years later all of it is under one roof in a retrospective in Delhi On a wheelchair accompanied by wife Kiran as Gujral moves from one room to another the works of art he says are pages from his life “That young boy would have never imagined this day” he says with a smile Vivid memories are associated with several works others are more vague “Many of them I haven’t seen for years The works have their own life they travel move hands” says the artist who also moved rather swiftly from one medium to another playing with paint bronze clay blowtorch paper collage ceramics and architecture among others “When I felt I had said what I wanted through one medium and was losing excitement I shifted to another Material is the language of the idea If you change the idea the idea will find its own material” says Gujral Born in Jhelum Pakistan in 1925 Gujral recalls that his earliest lessons in art came not from the medium itself but through the words penned by poets such as Faiz Ahmed Faiz Ghalib and Iqbal As a young boy he accompanied his elder brother Inder then a student of Lahore College to gatherings and poetry reading sessions “He asked Ali Sardar Jafri (Urdu writer and poet) to advice me on poetry listening to the very first verse penned by me he advised me not to write poems and I followed his advice” says Gujral The most compelling and poignant learnings were yet to come though His training as an artist at the The Mayo School of Art in Lahore had equipped Gujral to draw together the three arts of painting sculpture and architectural drawing but it could not have prepared him for the cathartic partition Young Gujral accompanied his father in helping Hindus relocate to India witnessing the bloodshed and scathing anger Those scenes were to be translated into paintings in strong expressionist brushwork with anguished victims and bleak horizon The emotional outburst resulted in some of his best works — Mourning Days of Glory and Christ in Wilderness among several others In the following years he crossed several more borders each journey leaving an imprint on his art In 1952 an apprenticeship with Diego Rivera and David Siqueiros and exposure to the grand works of late José Orozco turned him to create murals in terracotta and ceramics Local metal-smithy techniques used to make cattle bells became the base material for sculptures during a brief period of tantric preoccupation after an extensive tour through Scandinavia and South America while travelling to Lima for the World Crafts Meet in 1958 While critics hailed him acclaimed art critic Charles Fabri declaring that his Partition series signified the advent of “a genius” in the art fraternity Gujral remained a recluse He could not relate with the Western Cubist and post-impressionist ideology of the then-prominent Progressive Artists Group and his differences with Husain have been legendary In his autobiography A Brush with Life he wrote about Husain: “Only a very perceptive mind could detect that behind the facade of unassuming reticence was an extremely calculating mind” The two crossed paths numerous times most famously when Husain dabbled with architecture with the Modi house in Delhi the same time when Gujral was designing the iconic Belgian embassy in Delhi (1980-83) His murals were already on the walls of Delhi High Court Shastri Bhavan and the Gandhi Bhawan in Chandigarh but now he was designing houses including the summer palace in Riyadh “Painting sculpture and architecture are the equal manifestation of a single aesthetic” he says He feared neither isolation nor flak So when his commissioned portrait of Lala Lajpat Rai for the Parliament in the early ’50s was rejected for not following the “Amrita Shergill style” he put it for public viewing His portrait of Jawaharlal Nehru (1957) was rather pensive but that of his daughter Indira was a more “ruthless” depiction Today he feels he said through colour what he did not otherwise Each hue and brushstroke was an emotion He looks at the years past and himself — the younger and more vulnerable Gujral in a 1954 self-portrait where he surrounded himself with the abstract whirls ready to take on the world For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ZEESHAN SHAIKH | Published: August 22 2017 1:48 am There was an increase in prevalence of tobacco use with increase in age up to 15 years Nearly 45 per cent of the respondents who smoked bought tobacco themselves followed by 35 per cent who got tobacco from friends and 20 per cent who took it from their parents or siblings (Representational Image) Top News The study titled “Prevalence of Tobacco Consumption in School Going Adolescent Boys in Urban Slum of Mumbai” was conducted by Doctors of R N Cooper Hospital A total of 183 students from Class VIII to Class X with a mean age of 15 years participated in the study Its report said one of every sixth child in Mumbai had been consuming tobacco More prevalence of tobacco use was found in those whose father had had higher education In the study the prevalence of use of tobacco was 175 per cent Overall smokeless tobacco use was higher than the type smoked Gutkha was the most common form of tobacco used followed by cigarettes khaini beedi and masheri In the study it was observed that 66per cent among the tobacco-takers were regular users and 6 per cent occasional users As many as 22per cent had been past users and 25 per cent were experimental users There was an increase in prevalence of tobacco use with increase in age up to 15 years Nearly 45 per cent of the respondents who smoked bought tobacco themselves followed by 35 per cent who got tobacco from friends and 20 per cent who took it from their parents or siblings The report says that many social economic and political factors have contributed to the global spread of tobacco consumption “The fast changing social milieus social sanctions and other factors are mainly contributing to this proliferation and has posed serious challenge to individuals families societies and nations Tobacco use is a major worldwide public health problem” the study says For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: November 14 2016 6:52 pm Dear Zindagi: Alia Bhatt celebrates Children’s Day in Mumbai with ACORN Foundation kids Related News Alia Bhatt has revealed that she was once punished in school for sleeping inside the washroom The 23-year-old actress says she had the habit of sleeping in school and had to face a punishment when she was caught “I was given a punishment to clean the desk for one week What I did was — which one shouldn’t do — but I used to go to school and sleep in the bathroom So one day the teacher caught me sleeping in the bathroom She went to check why is this girl missing” Alia told reporters “Then I had to wipe the desk for a week Very bad thing to do So please don’t sleep in class sleep at home” she added The Udta Punjab star was speaking at a special eventorganised to celebrate Children’s Day Alia interacted with the children of ACORN Foundation and answered some of the questions by her young fans “I asked one of the kids my age and he said 32 I am a kid too and hence wanted to celebrate children’s day with you I feel so happy here I have never done this before but I wish to celebrate children’s day like this every year” she said Alia sharing her most valuable Childhood memory with all the kids #ChildrensDaywithDearZindagi pictwittercom/VXdBWQk8Uq — Dear Zindagi (@RedChilliesEnt) November 14 2016 Also read |Swipe Right for Zindagi: Alia Bhatt gives Dear Zindagi hack codes The actress shared that “every possible name around ‘aaloo’ (potato)” is her pet name and confessed being a foodie “Since childhood I am a foodie I am very desi so I loveto eat gulaab jamun rassgulla moong ka halwa Burgers pizzas are very boring but when these items are kept in front of me I have to eat them” More from the world of Entertainment: Alia sang songs from her film at the event and also shook a leg along with the children On the film front the actress is geared for her next release Dear Zindagi scheduled to hit theatres on November 25 The film stars Shah Rukh Khan Angad Bedi Kunal Kapooramong others For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: November 7 2009 2:50 pm Related News R&B singer Usher’s divorce with wife Tameka Foster has been legally finalised A Fulton CountyGeorgia judge has issued a final decree to end the two-year-old unionAceshowbiz reported quoting court documents Usher and Tameka Foster married in 2007 Following several false divorce reportsit was confirmed in early June this year that Usher filed for legal separation from Tameka Foster In the court documentsthe 31-year-old performer claimed his marriage to Tameka was “irretrievably broken” and there was “no reasonable hope of reconciliation” The couple has two sons togethernamed Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond was born last December Foster also has three other children with previous marriage to Ryan Glover Neither Usher’s lawyerIvory Brownnor Tameka’s attorney BJ Bernstein has agreed to comment on the case For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: December 2 2016 4:55 pm Everton right back Seamus Coleman is determined to pick up three points and tame the Red Devils at Goodison Park (Source: Reuters) Related News Seamus Coleman is hoping Everton can maintain their unbeaten run at Goodison Park to leapfrog Manchester United with a victory over their Premier League opponents on Sunday The Merseyside club have 19 points from 13 games to sit in seventh a point and place behind United and despite struggling for recent form Everton have won and drawn three apiece of their six league home games”We can take confidence from the home record The home form has been good If we beat United on Sunday we go above them in the league” Coleman told the club website (wwwevertonfccom) “It is going to be a tough game against Manchester United but we have to go out and perform and do so for 90 minutes — not for 45”The way things are going at the minute we just want to get out there and put things right”We have to look forward do the right things… There have been some games recently where we haven’t been good enough” The 28-year-old right back has played 10 league games this campaign and scored twice including a late equalizer against Swansea at home on Nov 19 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: October 13 2015 10:39 am After ‘Shaandaar’ Shahid Kapoor will go on to work with Kangana Ranaut in “Rangoon” while Alia Bhatt is working with Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan in “Kapoor And Sons” and then will work with Varun Dhawan in “Shuddhi” and Shah Rukh Khan in Gauri Shinde’s film Related News Actor Shahid Kapoor who will be working with Alia Bhatt in back-to-back films is “very sad” that afterwards she will be working with other actors in different films “‘Shaandaar’ is a relevant film in our career which Alia and I often discuss about The kind of films that I’m doing – my last film ‘Haider’ or ‘Shaandaar’ now or our next film together ‘Udta Punjab’ After that Alia is doing other films and I’m doing other films and I’m very sad that she’s working without me but it’s okay” said Shahid at a press conference for the “Bollywood Britain-Shaandaar” campaign on Monday After displaying their sizzling chemistry in “Shaandaar” Shahid and Alia will then be seen in Abhishek Chaubey’s “Udta Punjab” which also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh But Shahid will go on to work with Kangana Ranaut in “Rangoon” while Alia is working with Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan in “Kapoor And Sons” and then will work with Varun Dhawan in “Shuddhi” and Shah Rukh Khan in Gauri Shinde’s film Share This Article Related Article About “Shaandaar” Shahid said: “The genre of a quirky love story romantic comedy in a fairytale-ish world We perhaps might not get the opportunity to do such a genre for the next 1-2 years “It is the only film we are doing in this genre that’s the reason it is very close to our hearts and we really want the film to be liked and loved by the people because as actors we’ll do different genres and different kind of films and different kind of characters So this is a very important opportunity for us and I hope it turns out to be the best film that me and her have done in this genre because after that every person has their own careers” Vikas Bahl’s “Shaandaar” is hitting the screens on October 22 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsTrump UK’s May talk Middle East peace – White House | Reuters World Reuters Dec 20 2017 03:32:55 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Dec 20 2017 03:32 AM | Updated Date: Dec 20 2017 03:32 AM Tags : #Reuters Also See WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday and recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel despite warnings from around the world that the gesture further drives a wedge between Israel and the Palestinians In a speech at the White House Trump said his administration would also begin a process of moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem which is expected to take years The status of Jerusalem — home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions — has been one of the thorniest issues in long-running Mideast peace efforts Israel considers the city its eternal and indivisible capital and wants all embassies based there Palestinians want the capital of an independent Palestinian state to be in the city’s eastern sector which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed in a move never recognised internationally Trump’s decision is likely to please his core supporters – Republican conservatives and evangelical Christians who comprise an important share of his political base With Vice Pence Mike Pence looking on US President Donald Trump signs an executive order after he announced the US would Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington US. read more

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held that some people in the Pakistan army knew about the exact location of Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri, In short,What is the use of being in a party where you are not treated well? Qureshi said State Congress president Arjun Modhwadia said he was not aware of the development JMC deputy mayor and Congress leader Girish Kotecha said Qureshi had been served a notice for anti-party activities Junagadh city BJP president Jitubhai Hirpara said he had discussions with Qureshi and several other Muslim councillors as well and they had expressed their willingness to join his party Besides Qureshianother councillorAbdul Razzaq Mahidahad also consented to join BJPhe said I have informed state party leaders on these developments They will be inducted in the party once I receive a green signal from my bosses?who is the the younger son of Santokben, But Yeh hai Mohabbatein star is being missed. “But 15 years’ records documented across the state show loan waiver has helped only one small segment. read more