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Conyers issued a statement after a BuzzFeed News report cited allegations from former staffers that he made sexual advances to female staff. “My office resolved the allegations – with an express denial of liability – in order to save all involved from the rigours of protracted litigation. That should not be lost in the narrative” The statement said the resolution of the allegation was equal to a reasonable severance payment US Representative Jackie Speier a Democrat who has been a leader in pushing the House to revise outdated policies on sexual harassment complaints also called for an investigation “The allegations of sexual harassment and misuse of congressional funds against Congressman Conyers are serious & require an immediate Ethics investigation” she said on Twitter House Speaker Paul Ryan issued a statement earlier calling the news report “extremely troubling” This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Dusseldorf: Sharath Kamal will once again lead India’s challenge in the World Table Tennis Championships to be held from 29 May to 5 June Since the championships are all about individual performances the Indian members will have to try hard to make an impression in the eight-day event File photo of Sharath Kamal Getty Images Besides 53-ranked Kamal the other male members of the squad include Soumyajit Ghosh (83) G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai (95) while the women players are Madhurika Patkar the reigning national champion Manika Batra (103) Mouma Das and Ayhika Mukherjee the rookie who will make her maiden world championships appearance Kamal the top-ranked Indian in the world will have to shoulder most of the burden of the eight-member squad comprising four men and women paddlers besides his own fans’ expectations at home In the previous edition two years ago in Suzhou (China) the Indian spearhead was in a roaring form before pulling himself out in the third round because of a hip injury For the 34-year-old Indian who could probably be playing his last world championships (individuals) the event in Germany presents a good opportunity to make a real good impression and he would try all tricks in his bags to achieve glory The reigning national champion was in good form during the Asian Championships in China recently and India almost knocked the Japanese out in the quarterfinals The squad accompanied by foreign coach Massimo Costantini had reached Dusseldorf more than a fortnight ago and is going through an intense training camp at a private facility The foreign expert along with former national champion Soumyadeep Roy who was drafted in by Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) as the second coach are training the paddlers for the most important event on the ITTF calendar The Indian team will also play doubles in both sections apart from the mixed doubles where Manika Batra and Madhurika Patkar will pair up with G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai In men’s doubles the first pair will be Kamal and Sathiyan while the second will be Ghosh and Desai As for women’s doubles Ayhika will partner Madurika while Manika-Mouma duo will form India’s second pair Talking from the training base Massimo said that the team members were in good spirits "We have had good training sessions since we arrived here on May 11 The players are put to strenuous sessions with different set of players-defensive and offensive-thanks to the sparring partners that have been made available to us here" said the coach Asked about the prospects of Indian players Massimo said: "Well I will be happy if our players put their best foot forward and try hard The worlds are the toughest competition and a couple of good rounds mean you are closer to the round of 32 We will see how it goes from there" Colombo: Having already booked their berths in the ICC Women’s World Cup India and South Africa would have a chance to perform freely on the big stage and put their best foot forward when they clash in the final of the qualifying tournament on Tuesday These two teams were assured of places in this year’s Women’s World Cup with a round to go in the Super Six stage of the tournament Mithali Raj-led India continued its unbeaten run with this win Image courtesy: BCCI women via Twitter Both India and South Africa were a few notches above other sides in the 10-team tournament that not only took the top four outfits to the ICC Women’s World Cup but also got them places in the ICC Women’s Championship Sri Lanka and Pakistan are the other teams to have qualified from this tournament to join Australia England New Zealand and the West Indies who booked places in the pinnacle event by finishing in the top four in the ICC Women’s Championship Bangladesh and Ireland retained their ODI status for the next four years by entering the Super Six stage of the tournament Both India and South Africa reached the final on a high While India defeated Pakistan by seven wickets and South Africa beat Ireland by 36 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in a rain-reduced match India is the only unbeaten team in the tournament while South Africa’s only loss so far has been against Mitahli Raj-led side South Africa had defeated India in a practice match ahead of this tournament but the latter prevailed in their fixture in the tournament proper winning by 49 runs in the Super Six stage India defended a total of 205 with ease at the P Sara Stadium which is also the venue for the final India captain Mithali who heads the list of run-scorers with 207 runs in ODIs in this tournament (matches against teams without ODI status do not classify as ODIs) had led her side’s charge with a fluent 64 Repeated attempts to call Sampath proved futile.Pashan, services jobs are predominantly lower value-added in nature.
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