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The root of the controversy goes back to 2001 when under the PMGSY-I, since they may not come into contact with routine counter-terrorist surveillance.India’s Intelligence Bureau officials told Times of India that terror groups like Al-Qaeda and IS were focusing on this strategy especially in India as they were not able to make much headway and also because working individually makes it difficult almost impossible to track the activities of a person who is planning an attack The challenge to India therefore is manifold Delhi Police for instance last year busted an AQIS module with the arrest of two while NIA and state police forces have arrested 54 IS members at the stage of planning Just last week NIA arrested six from Hyderabad who were part of a dozen-member group swearing their allegiance to IS One of them even called their interrogators as “kafir” or infidels As Bangladesh fulminates on IS links terror has already reached our shores By: AP | Rio De Janeiro | Published: September 5 2017 12:42 am Brazil leads the region with 36 points (Source: Reuters) Top News Only one thing is certain in South American World Cup qualifying: Brazil has advanced and is the best team on the continent The three other automatic berths are up for grabs with three rounds to play starting with five qualifiers on Tuesday Seven teams have a shot A fourth team will face a playoff against a team from Asia Despite a woeful qualifying campaign Argentina can bolster its fifth place when it plays Venezuela the weakest team in the region Second-placed Colombia is at home against Brazil and has a tougher job The final two rounds are next month Brazil leads the region with 36 points followed by: Colombia (25) Uruguay (24) Chile (23) Argentina (23) Peru (21) Paraguay (21) Ecuador (20) Bolivia (10) Venezuela (7) In other matches on Tuesday it’s: Bolivia vs Chile; Paraguay vs Uruguay; and Ecuador vs Peru Argentina need goals New coach Jorge Sampaoli is sticking with his three powerful forwards – Lionel Messi Paulo Dybala and Mauro Icardi – despite them being impotent in the 0-0 draw at Uruguay last week Argentina has not scored in its last two qualifiers and has only 15 goals in 15 matches Only Bolivia is worse with 13 Despite the problems Argentina is favored to beat Venezuela in Buenos Aires which would keep the Albiceleste in a strong position A loss would be a giant blow to morale for the 2014 World Cup finalist Colombia try Brazil There is no lack of urgency for Colombia “We have lots of reasons to be really motivated” Colombia forward Radamel Falcao said “We’re at home and our fate is in our hands” James Rodriguez is expected to return from a right thigh injury after missing last week’s match at Venezuela Recent history is on Brazil’s side It defeated Colombia 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup and won 2-1 in the first qualifying match in September in the Amazon city of Manaus Suarez doubtful Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez says forward Luis Suarez “is less than 100 percent” and doubtful for the match against Paraguay Usually cautious Tabarez suggested Uruguay should win since Paraguay “is a team that is below the others” That comment is sure to make Paraguay’s bulletin board as it takes the field at home in Asuncion Up in the air Chile will have to fight through the thin air in La Paz even though Bolivia is out of the running to make it to Russia next year Chile is already coming off a jolting 3-0 home loss against Paragauy La Paz is 3650 meters (11900 feet) above sea level Peru is after a third straight win but will also have to endure the altitude in the Ecuadoran capital Quito Quito is 2850 meters (9300 feet) above sea level For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: February 28 2015 12:00 am Related News The Economic Survey is a document that says all the right things a day before the big event This year’s survey is no different The political mandate for reform enjoyed by the Narendra Modi government low global oil prices and challenges in other major economies that have made India “the near-cynosure of eager investors” have according to it created an unprecedented opportunity to launch the country on a double-digit medium-term growth trajectory This moment should hence be leveraged to do just what is required — among other things rationalising subsidies by moving to targeted direct benefit transfers using Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM as the survey calls it) redirecting government expenditures from public consumption to investment and pushing for a nationwide goods and services tax with a single internationally competitive rate sans exemptions Equally sensible is the suggestion that “Make in India” should be about improving the general business environment through less onerous taxes and labour laws or building infrastructure and enabling connectivity It mustn’t involve micro-intervention and sector-specific tax/ tariff incentives which is standard fare in every budget Share This Article Related Article One cannot disagree either with the survey’s assessment about not worrying excessively over deficit reduction targets in the near term so long as the extra borrowings are only for financing investments Weak corporate balance sheets the failure of public-private partnerships in infrastructure and an impaired banking system have held back private investments Given no signs of revival on this count there is no alternative to greater public investment in the current scenario That being the case a review of the existing “glide path” for fiscal deficit reduction — with a view to boosting public investment to revive growth and crowd-in private investment — may well be in order Such a strategy is moreover unlikely to cause any macroeconomic instability: India’s consumer price inflation is projected to be within 5-55 per cent alongside a current account deficit at 1 per cent of the GDP this year as against their corresponding levels of 102 and 47 per cent in 2012 But it is one thing to make the right economic diagnosis and prescription in a routine annual flagship document of the finance ministry How far Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will go in presenting a credible fiscal consolidation strategy emphasising investment over consumption replacing subsidies with direct benefit transfers while not succumbing to the temptation of doling out sector-specific sops and above all keeping alive the faith in the India Growth Story — will be revealed by the Union budget For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of Subramanian Swamy on a plea moved by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s stepson Shiv Menon seeking intervention in the BJP leader’s plea for a court-monitored CBI-led SIT probe into the death of Sunanda Pushkar File image of Subramanian Swamy PTI A bench of Justices GS Sistani and Chander Shekhar also issued notice to Delhi Police and sought their stand by 1 August on Menon’s plea which also said that the investigating agency should be directed not to supply Swamy the copy of the status report with regard to the ongoing probe into Pushkar’s death The bench said it is not going to pass any restraint order and Menon’s petition questioning the locus standi of Swamy will be decided after the parties are heard Senior advocate Vikas Pahwa has moved the court on behalf of Menon in a pending petition filed by Swamy seeking probe in the death of Pushkar Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in south Delhi here on the night of 17 January 2014 By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: December 12 2016 1:30 am Top News West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (Source: PTI Photo) The Bidhannagar Commissionerate wrote to IndiGo airlines Sunday seeking information on Mamata Banerjee’s flight from Patna to Kolkata on November 30 which was delayed Amid allegations that the aircraft carrying Mamata was made to hover over Kolkata airport putting at the risk of passengers’ safety police said IndiGo’s claims that the plane was delayed due to congestion before making a normal landing and had adequate fuel were unsatisfactory “We will question the two suspended pilots A lot will come out from that” said an officer Earlier police had filed a suo motu case in the manner in which the flight had “behaved dubiously” in mid-air Watch What Else is Making News Meanwhile the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had reportedly found that on the day three aircraft had reported shortage of fuel recently They were “crying wolf” and played “naughty” to seek early landing and show good on-time performance a top DGCA official had said The DGCA had ordered an inquiry into how three aeroplanes could fly low on fuel into Kolkata at the same time State minister Firhad Hakim said “There was serious inconvenience to CM and other passengers Pilot sought permission for landing as the plane was low on fuel but ATC kept the flight on hold This was a conspiracy to eliminate Mamata Banerjee” For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Hamza Khan | Jaipur | Published: January 9 2016 4:07 am Related News Denying that there is a plan to follow Delhi in introducing an odd-even vehicle scheme in Rajasthan state Transport Minister Yunus Khan on Friday said the government has however initiated steps to review pollution control measures and that it will be ready with a report by the end of the month “There is a discussion going on about the odd-even scheme all over the country and there is curiosity as to whether it will be implemented in Rajasthan But let me clarify the government is not considering it at the moment However we are indeed worried about the pollution in the state and have initiated a comprehensive review of the pollution control measures taken so far” Khan told reporters here “There are three categories of vehicles: public private and commercial First of all we will decide the life of these vehicles starting from scratch Second we will study the relevant orders and directives with the National Green Tribunal Supreme Court the Union government as well as measures taken by our neighbouring states to curb pollution And once this study is completed we will follow it up with decisions in the interest of the public” he said Khan added that Jaipur will be taken up as the location for pilot tests before putting a new system in place He said that beginning with Jaipur there will be an overhaul of pollution control as well as traffic management in the state “I am monitoring the study on a day-to-day basis and have also roped in experts We have set January 31 as the deadline for the completion of the study” he said Khan also said that in a meeting of a cabinet sub-committee on Road Safety Thursday under Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria it has been decided to implement the lane system for 4-6 lane roads in the state “We will observe Road Safety Week between January 18-24 and will counsel drivers on the Delhi-Jaipur highway going up to Beawar about the lane system” he said “We will seize the mobile phones of those talking on phone while driving and amend the laws concerned for the same if necessary Then we will conduct a drive between 6 am and 12 am on an undisclosed date across the state against those indulging in drinking and driving” Khan said For all the latest Jaipur News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Chennai | Published: November 8 2016 6:00 pm Pooja Hegde appeared in Mohenjo Daro with Hrithik Roshan Top News Actor Pooja Hegde who has commenced work on upcoming Telugu film Duvvada Jagannadham says she has been looking forward to an opportunity to work with co-star Allu Arjun for a long time Last seen on screen in Hrithik Roshan-starrer Mohenjo Daro Pooja is very excited about Duvvada Jagannadham which is being helmed by Harish Shankar “My fans on social media are very active When I was working on Mohenjo Daro they kept telling me do a Telugu film soon I realised I missed my Telugu fans All this got me really excited when Duvvada Jagannadham was offered and it came to me at the right time” she said Calling it a “fun” film she said it was important for her to do a “light-hearted entertainer” after a magnum opus like Mohenjo Daro Also read |Allu Arjun joins the cast on the sets of his next flick DuvvadaJagannadham “I have always wanted to work with Allu Arjun and this project had everything I was looking for Although I can’t talk about my character I am confident that it will be very different from anything I have done so far in Telugu filmdom” she added Asked if she is keen to match steps with Arjun who is a terrific dancer Pooja said: “I’m looking forward to working with him in general I never really got to dance in my Telugu films so I’m hoping there’s scope for dancing in this project” More from the world of Entertainment: Talking about Mohenjo Daro which failed to click at the box office she said the failure didn’t upset her “I want to be a part of films that does well But the fate of a film is never in our control Personally I was more concerned about how I was going to be analyzed as it was my debut and whether I was going to be appreciated for my performance or not” she said She breathed a sigh of relief when her performance was well-received “People appreciated how I looked and some even wished I had a lengthier role which only means that they liked my performance and wanted to see more of me” she said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: December 1 2015 2:50 am Related News A two-week capacity building programme for faculty members of social sciences from universities colleges and research institutes started at the Centre of Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) on Monday The programme was inaugurated by Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal Senior faculty members from the Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar; Panjab University Chandigarh; Central University of Jammu; Desh Bhagat University Punjab; Punjabi University Patiala; Indira Gandhi Kurukshetra and several universities from Haryana have been invited for the programme Thirty candidates from across the region are taking part in the programme Addressing the participants and the faculty at CRRID Kaushal said an interface between the government and academia is indispensable for delivery of services in a democracy He quoted the American model where the close coordination between the bureaucracy and academia resulted in perfect governance Highlighting the importance of the capacity building programme Kaushal said “With the advent of technology the tools and methods of research in social sciences have undergone a tremendous change Such capacity building programmes will help in improving the work and research in social sciences Research by the specialists in social science can provide important inputs for the policy makers” He added that research in the field of social sciences could also help in creating a harmonious climate in multi-cultural society like India “The education institutes should not only give importance on employability but also on the quality research in the relevant field The success rate of the students should also be aligned with the excellence in research rather than the highest package offered to the students” Kaushal said Executive Chairman of CRRID Rashpal Malhotra apprised the audience about the field research work done by it and its endorsement by the Centre and state governments in the past two decades During the programme participants will be given extensive and intensive training in capacity building in organising and conducting quality research in different social sciences disciplines The candidates will be imparted training in conducting field surveys preparing research articles as well as research projects for funding from national and international agencies or institutions The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) New Delhi has sanctioned Rs 940 lakh to conduct the programme said Satish Verma coordinator for the programme and senior faculty member at CRRID For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News Bengali and English translations. a 47-year-old woman from Ahmednagar,the oldest player in the top 50, Next year is when the hard-won deal will to turn to hard decisions. their advocate Meihoubam Rakesh learnt from the government counsel that the petitioners have filed an application to the Manipur home ministry’s principal secretary.

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who resigned as #Delhi’s Lt Governor yesterday. every girl at some point in time has been told that there is something not quite right with the way she does things. Traffic drive launched In the directions of the Commissioner of Police,is set to return with its second season and the issue of the brutal rape and murder of the 20-year-old girl would be raised in one of the episodes to be aired in at 12pm.Xiaomi’s Micom and Amazon India claim to have sold over 250000 units of the smartphone within 4 minutes of the sale starting According to Amazon they got over 1 million ‘notify me’ alerts from customers It should be noted that Xiaomi had the same number of units for the first Redmi Note 4 sale which took place in January when the phone was launched in India Amazon says their website saw more than 5 million hits per minute on the site during the sale and orders jumped up to 1500 per second during this period “We are thrilled to have witnessed such an overwhelming customer response for the Redmi 4A smartphone We had over 1 million ‘notify me’ requests from customers Smartphones have been a top selling category on Amazonin and the phenomenal sale today reinforces our focus on expanding the selection and giving our customers the best to choose from” said Noor Patel Director Category Management Amazon India in a press statement Also read: Xiaomi Redmi 4A review + video: Good budget option for Rs 5999 “We are pleased with the record sales of more than 250000 units of Redmi 4A on Amazon and Micom The device has much to offer to customers and it is the best in its price segment Our Mi Fans are at the core of our business and their response to the sale has been tremendous This is our most affordable smartphone to date and delivers on our brand promise of innovation for everyone” said Raghu Reddy Online Sales Head Xiaomi India in the statement In terms of specifications Redmi 4A comes with a 5-inch HD (which is 720p) LCD IPS display and runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor which is clocked at 14Ghz along with Adreno 308 GPU It has 2GB RAM+16GB storage which is expandable to 128GB via a microSD card although Redmi 4A has a hybrid dual-SIM The rear camera is 13MP while the front camera is 5MP and there’s a 3120 mAh non-removable battery as well It runs Android 60 along with MIUI 8 on top which has features like Dual Apps where users can run two versions of WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger In our review we liked the overall performance of the phone and the battery life is impressive as well However as we noted in our review the Redmi 4A has a close competitor in the form of Redmi 3S which is priced at Rs 6999 and sports a metal unibody design along with a bigger 4100 mAh battery The Redmi 3S goes on sale tomorrow on Amazon India For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsSrinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by a DIG-rank officer to probe the 10 July terror attack on a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in south Kashmir Security persons stand guard after militants opened fire on the Amarnath Yatra in which some pilgrims were killed in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday PTI "We have constituted the six-member SIT headed by South Kashmir deputy inspector general of police SP Pani for speedy investigation in this important case" inspector general of police (Kashmir) Munir Ahmad Khan said Other members include Anantnag senior superintendent of police Altaf Ahmad Khan a deputy superintendent of police and other officers who will assist in the probe Seven pilgrims were killed and 19 injured when their bus heading towards Jammu from Srinagar was attacked by militants at 830 pm at Batengo in Anantnag district on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway on 10 July The bus was not registered with the Amaranth Shrine Board and had reportedly violated the travel rules Soon after the attack the Kashmir IGP had said that the Lashkar-e-Taiba was behind the attack "Initial investigation reveals it is a group of Lashkar militants headed by Abu Ismail of Pakistan who carried out the attack" the IGP had said Written by Benita Chacko | Mumbai | Published: November 19 2015 2:01 am Sewri Fort premises littered with plastic waste (Express Photo) Top News OVERLOOKING the Mumbai harbour on the eastern waterfront of the city stands the Sewri Fort perched on a cliff and offering a rare view of a vast stretch of mangrove forest mudflats and attractive migratory birds including the seasonal flamingos When the flamingos arrive on their annual Mumbai sojourn in November remaining until the monsoon begins birdwatchers flock to the fort to enjoy views of the pink birds But perhaps they too do not really know that the fort was built in 1680 by the British initially serving as a watchtower and later as a jail to house prisoners In 1689 during the Mughal-British confrontation naval chieftain Yakut Khan attacked the fort almost destroying it But the fort survived going on to be completely reconstructed by the British in 1768 After Independence the Mumbai Port Trust converted it into a godown Later it was brought under the jurisdiction of the Department of Archaeology and Museums Maharashtra government and became a state-protected monument Inside the fort (Express Photo) Despite its rich history the fort lies forgotten and neglected today Apart from the locals not many are aware of its existence Ahmed Raza caretaker of the adjacent dargah says “Since it is a desolate spot lovers and drug abusers have made it their haven They create a lot of nuisance here To prevent this we have put a ‘No entry’ sign at the entrance” Located barely a stone’s throw from the Sewri railway station the fort cannot be easily spotted by passersby owing to concrete buildings obstructing the view from the road A dusty path leads to the fort with neither a signboard to indicate that a historical structure lies ahead nor signs inside the fort premises to recount its history Like the walls of other forts in Mumbai over the generations the stone walls have become a tablet to inscribe love stories of visitors The ground is littered with glass bottles cigarette packets and plastic waste According to Ahmed Raza at least 150 people visit the fort daily Bhalchandra Kulkarni Deputy Director of the Archaeology Department says “Developing the Sewri Fort as a tourist spot can greatly benefit the area The more it will be used the more it will be preserved” He adds “There is a plan for a gallery for visitors to stand in and watch the flamingos While this will increase tourism it will also reduce anti-social activities within the fort” Other plans are being discussed too: The Mumbai Port Trust is mulling a rope-way from Sewri Fort to Elephanta Caves to promote tourism During the annual stay of the flamingos the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) organises a Flamingo Festival Former Director of BNHS Dr Asad Rahmani says “The government can do a lot of things to make this area more tourist-friendly While many people come to watch the birds here they do not have any facilities Mumbai is very fortunate to have such vegetation in the city and we should utilise it Other countries such as Hong Kong and Malaysia have organised mangrove walks These allow people to take walks within forests and enjoy them closely We could also create such facilities” [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: September 25 2015 4:01 pm “I think in men it is Tiger Shroff and among women of course Deepika Padukone has the true fitness” Sooraj Pancholi said Related News Actress Sooraj Pancholi says Deepika Padukone and Tiger Shroff are the fittest actors in Bollywood “I think in men it is Tiger Shroff and among women of course Deepika Padukone has the true fitness” Sooraj said here at an event The “Hero” actor was present at the event here with his co-star Athiya Shetty to launch celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala’s book ‘Sculpt AND Shape” Being a fitness enthusiast Sooraj often shares images of his workout session on social media Share This Article Related Article Sooraj said that through workout sessions “you discover many things about your body” “Being fit is most important thing in life and not only for a celebrity It is an important aspect of anybody’s life If you are fit it makes you feel good about yourself” he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rahul Sadhu | Updated: March 6 2017 2:26 pm Nathan Lyon looks up to R Ashwin as his inspiration (Source: Reuters) Top News If one take a closer look at Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon then it is hard to ignore that the 28 year-old has had a serious makeover since the end of the Australian summer Much of the credit goes to the preparatory camp in Dubai where he bowled close to 1200 deliveries And now Lyon is deservedly reaping all its benefits Lyon exploits with the ball has made everyone sit up and take notice including his inspiration R Ashwin Lyon himself admitted to tweaking his action and approach to imitate the world’s leading spinner India’s R Ashwin And it seems like the offie has now managed to go one notch higher than his counterpart Lyon extracted tremendous bounce from the M Chinnaswamy pitch as the Indian batsmen were found wanting Ashwin on the other hand did not manage to do extract that much amount of bounce A comparative analysis at the two reveals that Lyon who has a more conventional action uses a lot more of his body Primarily his upper body He is a lot more side on as compared to Ashwinwho is a lot more open chested Another factor is themuch bigger pivot for Nathan Lyon which results in thetransfer of his bodyweight into the ball resulting in more bounce?While Ashwin on the other hand relies on finger spin with lesser body weight transfer Another aspect is Lyon imparts more revolutions on the ball than Ashwin Hence the combination of bodyweight with more revolutions gets the ball to kick of the surface It may be recalled here that Lyon’s 8/50 in the first innings of the second Test in Bengaluru helped the visitors bowl out India for 189 While Ashwin picked up only 2 wickets in Australia’s first innings But as far as numbers are concerned 30-year-old R Ashwin is way ahead of Lyon He has already bagged 24 five-wicket hauls in just 84 innings While his average is brilliant as he goes for just above 25 runs per wicket Lyon on the other hand does not have such daunting numbers He has a good strike rate of 6389 but he remains far behind Ashwin in every aspect For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: December 4 2015 5:00 am Related News THE DISTRICT administration has decided to form a committee and monitor the toll booth at Khed Shivapur on National Highway 4 after it was flooded with complaints from commuters over long queues and stranded vehicles at the toll plaza The district administration has decided to act tough so that the toll collecting agencies strictly implement the waiting period of three minutes besides the 10 seconds to pay the toll collect the receipt and drive on The team comprising revenue officials police team from National Highways and officials from Reliance—the operating agency— will be present at the toll plaza on Saturday at peak hours to keep a check on the timing and operations of the toll plaza While Pune district will have the team monitoring Khed-Shivapur operations a similar drive will be carried out at the Anewadi toll plaza in Satara district “The team is expected to monitor the density of vehicular movement the routine and the exact time taken by each vehicle to cross the toll booth during rush hours We received several complaints regarding long waiting hours and have had several discussions with the highway authorities The team will now monitor the ground situation and give us a report’’said Pune district collector Saurabh Rao who chaired the meeting The team will give a report and further decision by the administration will be taken after it is studied said the collector on Thursday He added the rules by the Indian Road Congress (IRC) has to be followed IRC is a national technical body of highway engineers that provides knowledge on construction and maintenance of roads and bridges including technology equipment research planning finance taxation organization and all connected policy issues According to IRC guideline 240 vehicles should cross the toll plaza within an hour’s time “Even as the operators have said that they have not signed any agreement on the time frame to clear the vehicles at the toll plaza they have to follow the universal rule and that needs to be addressed” said Rao Deputy collector Sahebrao Gaikwad added that running the toll plaza efficiently is a pre-requisite condition set in the agreement that was signed between the NHAI and the district authorities “The agreement speaks about a three-minute passage for vehicles which is not happening Hence there is a public outcry” he said During the meetings with NHAI the matter has been discussed “The NHAI officials had claimed that efficiency of the toll operations has increased However our observations have been different We have told the authorities that they would be given an ultimatum to increase the efficiency failing which the district authorities would issue notices” he said Civic activist Vivek Velankar said on an average people have to wait for more than 30 minutes on this toll plaza “The toll collectors should have hand-held machines to expedite the process of toll collection but that has not happened” he said For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News’My Week With Marilyn’, Wracked by injuries, Saina Nehwal and P. a member of Pedestrians First. 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