Ajit, The Date class is depricated because the Calendar class is more general. The answer to your question seems to be that you can't. To get todays date you would use any Calendar subclass (i.e., GregorianCalendar):
Just because a class is deprecicated doesn't mean you can't use it, it just means that a better way of doing the same thing was developed, and it will give you a depreciation message when you compile, but the code will still work.
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