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For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMexican quake death toll rises to 90 as Oaxaca reports more fatalities | Reuters Fwire Reuters Sep 10 2017 11:03:25 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Sep 10 2017 11:03 AM | Updated Date: Sep 10 2017 11:03 AM Tags : Written by Nandagopal Rajan | Updated: May 16 2017 3:55 pm Lenovo P2 stands out for its large battery the only feature a lot of users are bothered about these days Related News Lenovo has become a serious contender in the Indian smartphone segment over the past few years After the success of the Lenovo Vibe P1 the company is now coming up with a sequel of its very popular smartphone Like the P1 the Lenovo P2 too stands out for its large battery the only feature a lot of users are bothered about these days However that does not mean there is nothing new in this phone Lenovo P2 Lenovo has dropped the Vibe branding on this new smartphone but it does look a bit like the older model The one big difference in design is the lack of the Vibe branding and the change in shape of the dedicated power saving button The phone weighs more or less the same as the earlier version The phone feels very solid despite the plastic body Also the slight bold edges offer a good grip Specs: 55” FHD (1920X1080p ~401ppi) Super AMOLED | MSM8953 true octa-core 20 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | 4GB RAM | 32GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB | 13MP rear camera + 5MP front | LTE dual nano SIM | NFC | Android 60 | 5100mAh battery with rapid charge | Lenovo P2 full specs Price: Rs 17999 What is good I would buy this phone just for its battery Using one flagship or the other all the time it is a great relief to use a phone where charging the battery is a once-every-three days ritual that too only if you are a heavy user In fact using this as a secondary phone the battery lasted almost a week before the first time I had to recharge it And about half an hour of charging can equip you to see the rest of the day through in most cases However to get the phone fully powered up will need an overnight pit stop The battery size might not have changed much from the last generation however the AMOLED screen means the power is used better than before The battery size might not have changed much from the last generation however the AMOLED screen means the power is used better than before And it is still a very good screen for those who like to consume videos on the go The screen is also very bright and you can manage indoors easily at just about 20 per cent The phone has a clean UI which is as close as you can get to pure Android This seems to be some good learning coming in from Motorola The phone has some added features in the fingerprint scanner like with the Zuk Z2 and you can use it to go back or enter recent tasks If you get used to this then navigation bar can be hidden from settings Sample shot from Lenovo P2 (Image resized for web) Sample shot from Lenovo P2 taken in low-light in Smart mode (Image resized for web) The P2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 which handles most tasks well It also manages to stay cool under stress The graphics performance is also pretty neat with no stuttering during games Sample shot from Lenovo P2 taken in Pro mode (Image resized for web) The phone has a very reliable camera that manages a good shot thanks to its Smart mode feature In this mode the phone recognises the situation and adjusts accordingly The clicker is fast and low-ight photos are not too grainy What is not that good Well Lenovo has been able to make the P2 slim but it is not light and among the heavier phones you will use thanks to the beefy battery inside Lenovo has been able to make the P2 slim but it is not light and among the heavier phones you will use thanks to the beefy battery inside This is a mid-range phone and you have to see the processor as well as the camera in that context There is nothing wrong with both but they are not top notch in any respect The benchmarks scores of the phone are also in this range where a flagship phone would have been two years ago This is nothing to worry about though Should you buy Yes if battery is your biggest pain point and you are a regular smartphone user with not much expectations when it comes to processing in At the moment the P2 appears like a great value for money device that will rise up to all your expectation for this price point Buy it if you are okay carrying around a slightly heavy phone For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Aniruddha Ghosal | Kolkata | Updated: February 18 2017 1:59 pm Student groups take part in a rally demanding probe into disappearance of Sushil Mandi in Kolkata on Friday (Source: Express Photo) Top News It has been a fortnight since Sushil Mandi an MPhil student of Jadavpur University (JU) “disappeared” He was earlier accused of sexually harassing a fellow student during a protest on campus last month and shamed on social media Now as the campus is on the boil over the issue the case has taken a casteist colour as Sushil is a tribal Several students groups have questioned the veracity of the alleged harassment and wondered why the authorities weren’t approached in the first place On Friday The Indian Express spoke to the 22-year-old girl student who had wrote about her alleged experience on social media that sparked the issue Since Mandi’s disappearance the girl student claims she had been facing smear campaigns and was being put under pressure to retract her statement “There are posters everywhere demanding ‘Justice for Sushil’ But justice for what That my post caused him distress When I wrote about what happened to me I didn’t name anyone” she said “I didn’t even know what his (accused’s) name was Moreover it wasn’t a complaint I felt the need to speak out against molestation and that was interpreted as a complaint I haven’t approached the university’s Internal Complaint Committees (which looks into such complaints) because its an open secret in the campus that they’re a joke In the past few months they’ve failed every harassment complainant I didn’t want to repeat what happened with me to the police” she added On January 15 the student had posted on social media that she was sexually harassed by a member of the Radical student group while participating in a “feminist militant protest” earlier in the day The protest was held under the joint banner of the students groups the United Student’s Democratic Front (USDF) and Radical After the elections to the JU students union on January 25 the USDF accused Mandi for the incident and publicly shamed him According to his family members and friends Mandi disappeared on February 2 leaving behind most of his belongings including his phone The next day Sushil’s family filed an FIR against the girl and four members of USDF – Soumya Mondal Dibyakamal Mitra Koustav Mondal Nabottoma Pal – under sections pertaining to defamation abducion and SC and ST (prevention of atrocities) Act The caste aspect received particular attention On Friday students under the banner of ‘Friends of Sushil’ that included associations of tribals and minorities took out a rally from the university till Golpark in south Kolkata With banners imploring Sushil Mandi to return the students invoked “We don’t want another Rohit Vemula” referring to the Hyderabad University student who committed suicide last year That incident had sparked a nationwide debate on how Dalits were treated in educational institutions Dhiraj Sengupta of the Association For Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) too wrote to the Joint CP (Crime) demanding action in the case “Till today we found no advertisement in newspapers or in audio-visual media about missing Sushil Mandi This appears to us as inadvertence on the part of Kolkata Police in this case Is it because Sushil hails from a destitute low caste family” he said The student groups the USDF and Radical meanwhile have been at loggerheads ever since the accusations started against Mandi “We don’t have any complaints against the girl She didn’t name anyone Instead it was the USDF who had named him and publicly shamed him Our demand is that Sushil be brought back with due respect” said Nilim Bose Radical The outfit too beliefs Mandi was targetted due to his “tribal background” Kaustav Mondal of the USDF said “It is meaningless to bring caste issue into a molestation case To file an FIR regarding this is basically to put pressure on us and try and shift the blame on the victim We are willing to self critique about whether or not we should have named Sushil Mandi But Radical demanded that we say we were wrong or that the girl says that the incident never took place That is not acceptable” The issue has exposed the faultlines between other Leftist organisations “There is caste discrimination in this case He was publicly humiliated This is the same way in which fascist forces have worked in the case of Najeeb Ahmad (who is missing from a Delhi university) or Rohit (Vemula) to attack minority communities If the complaint was legitimate why hasn’t she approached the authorities Or is this a form of Brahiminical Leftism that can’t tolerate minorities in the public space” said Osman Gani of the Students Islamic Organisation of India Meanwhile the police maintained that they were yet to find any trace of Sushil “There are two theories – that he went underground and we have tasked police teams to find him The second theory is that he’s dead But we’re yet to recover a body” said a police officer Mandi completed his engineering from JU in 2009 He returned to the university when for an MPhil with the linguistics department and has been closely associated with Left student politics for over a decade He was a regular participant in various agitation programmes including feminist campaigns For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sandeep A Ashar | Mumbai | Published: April 15 2017 2:15 am Top News The Maharashtra government has a new plan to release more developable land in the space-starved commercial capital of the country In a move that will unlock more buildable space in Mumbai the Devendra Fadnavis government has announced a policy permitting private redevelopment or urban renewal of state-owned leased land While the plan will apply to long-term leases across the state Mumbai which has the highest number of land tenures will be impacted the most In Mumbai city district where land prices command a premium the government has granted 1282 long-term leases Of this 691 are up for renewal In Suburban Mumbai the government has granted another 1500-odd lease sources said Enabling the government to monetise its land parcels the new policy states that developers interested in redeveloping the lease lands would have to pay a premium to the state government The state’s revenue department which is the custodian of such properties will collect a premium of 25% of ready reckoner value of the property for permitting residential commercial and industrial redevelopment For redevelopment for educational and religious purposes the premium payable would be 125 per cent Ready reckoner (RR) values are market values of the property determined by the government every year On April 13 the revenue department issued a government resolution notifying the policy Earlier the state Cabinet had given a go-ahead to it Incidentally the policy also allows for regularisation of cases where redevelopment of lease lands had been undertaken without the government’s prior consent A penalty amounting to an additional premium of 5 per cent of the RR values will be levied in such cases In the island city of Mumbai where a number of lease grants exist from the pre-Independence era the Mumbai Collector’s office had found several cases where third-party rights had been created and redevelopment carried out without the government’s consent A senior state official said that for cases where the lessee had illegally sold transferred or assigned the lease to another party permission for any redevelopment would be processed only after payment of applicable unearned income Besides the premium against the permission to redevelop the developers will also be entitled to pay premiums applicable as per the prevalent norms for utilisation of paid floor space index and transferable development rights for the redevelopment project While transfer or sale of tenancies or rehabilitation tenements will be permitted the government has said that the beneficiary would be required to pay a transfer or licence fee Incidentally the government has barred the developers or tenants of such redevelopment projects to mortgage the land or the tenements without its prior consent While making the Collector the decision-making authority in cases where there were no change of use and the redevelopment was in consonance with the development control regulations the government has ruled that the Collector would have to seek the government’s sanction before validating any redevelopment proposal The government has also clarified that the land tenure would continue to remain leasehold and the terms and conditions imposed at the time of allotment of the lease would continue to be in place even after the redevelopment The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India had earlier come down heavily on the government for mismanagement of revenue lands leased to private institutions and trusts [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Karachi | Published: March 24 2017 7:23 pm Top News The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will take up the issue of India’s scheduled bilateral series with Pakistan in November-December during the International Cricket Council meeting in April PCB chief Shaharyar Khan said the board had completed its homework on the legal options available to press a case against the Indian board for its refusal to play Pakistan in a full bilateral series since 2007 resulting in losses of millions of dollars to Pakistan cricket “Our legal preparations are complete but first we will take up the issue of the scheduled series with India in November-December this year at the ICC meeting next month” said Khan a former career diplomat “We want to first talk with the new representatives of Indian cricket board in the ICC meeting and ask them about the status of the scheduled series under the MOU signed between both boards in 2014” he said The PCB aware of the existing relations between the two countries has already talked about inviting Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the same window that India is supposed to play the bilateral series this winter Khan said that since 2007 and after the MOU was signed Pakistan cricket has suffered huge losses because India had not even agreed to give Pakistan a chance to host its due series at a neutral venue “We have lost atleast two home series against India and that calculates to millions of dollars in revenues for us” he said Khan said that once the ICC meeting is held and Pakistan takes up the November-December series it will then decide on its future course of action “We have not ruled out legal processes to be compensated for our huge losses caused by the refusal of India to play us” he said The PCB chief also admitted that the Federation of International Cricketers Association was a big hurdle in the way of international cricket returning to Pakistan “We held the final of the Pakistan Super League successfully in Lahore but even now test playing boards are not receptive to sending their teams to Pakistan because of security concerns” he admitted Khan said this included the Bangladesh cricket board whom Pakistan has now requested to atleast play two T20 matches in Lahore Pakistan is due to play a series in Bangladesh in July-August this year and it has asked the BCB to play two of the T20 matches in Lahore Khan said that talks were also on for a World eleven to tour Pakistan later this year “The fact is that FICA has advised cricket boards and players not to tour Pakistan at this time because of security fears They even advised the West Indies board from playing a few games in Lahore “We are now trying to talk to them their security experts and get them to come and see for themselves the security arrangements we are capable of providing to teams” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shalini Langer | New Delhi | Published: September 25 2015 5:52 pm Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials review – The film is nothing more than bombed-out buildings uprooted roads sandy banks deserted malls dust-laden vehicles and lots and lots of zombies Top News Last Year’s Maze Runner the first in a trilogy surprisingly stood out among its company of young-adult dystopian films Young teens stranded on a grassy plot surrounded by walls and a maze haunted by creatures and turning on each other tapped well into the atmosphere of a Lord of the Flies But then the teens escaped Into the real world Which is now nothing more than bombed-out buildings uprooted roads sandy banks deserted malls dust-laden vehicles and lots and lots of zombies Since Thomas (O’Brien) Minho (Lee) Teresa (Scodelario) Newt (Brodie-Sangster) and Frypan (Darden) don’t seem to need food anymore it’s basically the zombies that haunt them Apart from agents of the organisation that had them trapped in the Maze last time as part of an experiment and are now hunting them down Shorn of the tension of being locked in The Scorch Trials is just one long dash through a series of similar landscapes and awefully tiring zombies Teresa she of the worried forehead keeps frowning more and more with sad eyes so you know some other kind of trouble is around the horizon A song suddenly blares into the wilderness and Thomas and new entrant Brenda (Salazar) somehow find themselves amidst a party in a psychedelic trance But make no mistake Both episodes are irrelevant Eventually we do figure out why WCKD (pronounced wicked) and standing in for ‘World In Catastrophe: Killzone Experiment Department’ wants the “immunes” Though your thoughts may stray more towards which government department (or any department for that matter) would call itself that and how the Maze part fits into all this Eventually we also know where all this running is headed: the mountains to join the ‘Right Arm’ Yes that’s what the “resistance” calls itself And given the WCKD why not Cast: Dylan O’Brien Ki Hong Lee Kaya Scodelario Thomas Brodie-Sangster Dexter Darden Rosa Salazar Giancarlo Esposito Director: Wes Ball Stars: 2 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 14 2015 8:46 pm Actor Siddharth Arora who will be seen playing the role of “modern” lord Krishna in upcoming TV show “Krishan Kanhaiya” says the “naughtiest” god is “different” from others as his life seems quite similar to a “common man” Related News Actor Siddharth Arora who will be seen playing the role of “modern” lord Krishna in upcoming TV show “Krishan Kanhaiya” says the “naughtiest” god is “different” from others as his life seems quite similar to a “common man” The show is about a common man asking questions about the issues of his day-to-day life from God Siddharth who shot for the opening sequence of the Sab TV show at the Red Fort here only last week says that when he read stories about lord Krishna he found him “very different from other gods” “He was the naughtiest He was romantic He did all those things which a common man would do which probably we wouldn’t expect our God to do We can’t see such things in lives of other gods He did similar things that we do today” he added Share This Article Related Article Siddharth has read a lot of books to play lord Krishna in the show But he says his portrayal will have a more “modern” approach “I’ve read about lord Krishna Maybe I don’t have to wear the contemporary costumes most of the time in the show but the essence needs to be the same So I’ve read a book called ‘Shri Krishna’ in order to understand his whole life Also I’ve gone through Bhagavad Gita” he said The actor will be seen in a modern avatar donning shirt and trousers “Not everybody expects to see god in such a modern look So to keep that essence of god and his body language I had to make a perfect blend of the contemporary and modern look” he added “Krishan Kanhaiya” which will go on air in June end replacing “Peterson Hill” will feature a unique god and man relationship where the common man (Nikhil Ratnaparkhi) asks questions about his “not very successful and satisfying” life from lord Krishna For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express AppWritten by Jagmeeta Thind Joy | Chandigarh | Published: April 6 2016 5:15 am Candida Louis has completed 21000 km riding across 16 states in the country and is all set to start the second leg of her road trip from Chandigarh to Siliguri Jaipal Singh Related News ASTRIDE a Royal Enfield Thunderbird kitted up with the quintessential biker’s gear with a helmet that reads “India on a motorcycle” Candida Louis makes an impressive entry The 25-year-old who hails from Hubli near Goa isn’t just another biking enthusiast She has just completed 21000 kms riding across 16 states in the country and is all set to start the second leg of her road trip from Chandigarh to Siliguri in association with CEAT on Wednesday Did we mention she’s riding solo all along “It’s always a conversation starter People often assume that my group is riding behind me or I have someone joining me But the fact is that I am on a solo journey”says Louis Share This Article Related Article This passionate biker is also on a mission to create awareness about road safety as well as raise funds for people with disabilities suffered due to road accidents “I always talk of road safety first wherever I go I talk of how important it is to wear your helmet and safety gear Given the fact that I have travelled such a distance people tend to take me seriously” says Louis She has also partnered with Bengaluru-based NGO Aditya Mehta Foundation to raise funds for people with disabilities Working in Bengaluru with a biking company Wicked Rides Louis admits she’s always been passionate about travelling and biking “I have been riding for the last eight years I always dreamt of riding across India on a bike and decided to go solo at the first chance I got” explains Louis While she’s met with curiosity at most places Candida admits she’s never encountered safety issues “Most people think it would be unsafe for a woman to hit the road alone but I have faced no problems till now” admits the biker But she does have some words of advice “My parents who have been extremely supportive of my travel track me on the phone Also I am in constant touch with biking clubs across India who have been very helpful be it for road maps or directions or even accommodation” informs Louis Making the most of her trip Louis who is also an avid photographer has been capturing moments of the journey and is looking to put it all together in the form of a book “I have over 7000 photographs and I also write a blog – India on a motorcyle where I share my locations Facebook has helped me reach out to biking enthusiasts and get local help” says Louis who hasn’t followed an itinerary so far “I am going with the flow Also I get a lot of directions and help from people on the road” admits Candida who became the first female biker to ride through the largely unexplored Gurez Valley in Kashmir “I was also a part of a TV programme that covered 10 riders in their journey across India but it couldn’t be aired” she adds Once she’s back home Louis wants to support fellow women bikers in similar adventures “When people have vacations they tend to book tickets overseas but I think there’s no place like India” she sums up For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 20 2016 10:02 pm Jimmy Feigen has already left for his country (Source: AP) Top News A Brazilian judge provided another twist to the saga of four US swimmers embroiled in a scandal at the Rio Games suspending permission for one of the athletes Jimmy Feigen to leave the country – even though he had flown home hours earlier Feigen flew home on Friday night police sources said after agreeing in an earlier hearing to pay a 35000 real ($11000) fine for lying about being robbed at gunpoint in an incident that marred South America’s first Olympics Prosecutors quickly appealed the penalty as being too low persuading the judge to suspend the earlier ruling that had given Feigen the green light to leave The gold medallist together with team mate Ryan Lochte were blamed by police for falsely reporting that they had been robbed at gunpoint after a party early on Sunday Prosecutors had asked for a 150000 reais ($46800) fine for Feigen and said that the court had not followed proper legal procedure in unilaterally reducing this “The prosecutors office believes that 35000 reais is not enough given the gravity and wide negative repercussions of the crime committed by the swimmer” prosecutors said in a statement received in the early hours of Saturday It was not clear what impact the decision might have on Feigen Lochte one of the most successful Olympians of all time issued a public apology on Friday to his fans and Olympic hosts saying he should have been more candid in his account of the incident but was traumatised by having a gun pointed at him However the youngest of the four swimmers involved in the incident 20-year-old Gunnar Bentz accused Lochte of playing a key role in an incident saying he tore a poster off a wall and argued with armed security guards at a Rio gas station Bentz said the guards confronted them after they had urinated behind some bushes and Lochte tore the metal-framed advertising poster from the wall For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Panaji | Updated: November 23 2015 5:02 pm Anurag Kashyap says his film “Bombay Velvet” was probably “the biggest loss making movie” in the history of cinema Related News Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says his film “Bombay Velvet” was probably “the biggest loss making movie” in the history of cinema and the burden of the failure of his dream movie will always haunt him The big-budget period film starring Ranbir Kapoor Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar opened to mixed to negative reception and was also panned for its faltered storytelling Kashyap 43 says he is glad that a big studio decided to back his vision but the feeling that he could not recover the cost of the making of the film weighs him down “People have gone to fund my dream which was unreasonable to begin with Just because I have a dream to do something for 10 years does not mean that somebody is obliged to do it They buy into your idea they buy into your dream It was like a Rs 90 crore art film For me the burden of that money lost isgoing to be there for a long time” Kashyap said in an interview on the sidelines of NFDC Film Bazaar The 43-year-old “Gangs of Wasseypur” filmmaker says for him money is the biggest nightmare and after the debacle of “Bombay Velvet” he has learnt his lesson and will not venture into making such a big-budget movie ever again “Money is the biggest nightmare So I say that the more you minimise the cost of the film it works I just did an expensive film which probably is the biggest loss making movie in the history of cinema The nightmare that I go through no one can understand So that is something I don’t want to do ever again It teaches you a lesson Share This Article Related 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