CINEMA / TV

Govt sets up panel to revamp Censor Board

AMN // The government has constituted a committee headed by noted film-maker Shyam Benegal to look into revamp of Censor Board. The recommendations of this committee are expected to provide a holistic framework and enable those tasked with the work of certification of films to discharge their responsibilities keeping in view this framework. The committee … Continue reading Govt sets up panel to revamp Censor Board

Pak singer Adnan Sami gets Indian citizenship

AMN/ Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has been granted Indian citizenship with effect from January 1, 2016. Officials in the Union Home Ministry said Sami will be an Indian citizen with effect from January 1st. The 46-year-old singer, who has made India his second home for the past few years, had made a representation to the … Continue reading Pak singer Adnan Sami gets Indian citizenship

Veteran Bollywood actress Sadhna is no more

AMN / Veteran Bollywood actress Sadhana Shivdasani, better known Sadhana passed away today in Mumbai after a brief illness. She was 74. The yesteryear beauty, who enthralled masses with her graceful performances in Hindi films in the 60s and 70s had retired from public life long back. Born in Karachi in 1941, Sadhna studied at … Continue reading Veteran Bollywood actress Sadhna is no more

Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan

LEGENDARY Dilip Kumar, Indian cinema’s one of the greatest actors, has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan today at a special function held at the veteran actor’s residence in Mumbai. Padma Vibhushan to 93-year-old Kumar was given by Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the thespian’s residence. Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Governor C. Vidyasagar … Continue reading Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan

Bollywood welcomes Salman Khan’s acquittal in hit-and-run case

Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s acquittal in the 2002 hit-and-run case has evoked mixed reactions. While some have come forward in support of the verdict, some are calling it as unfortunate. Bollywood Actor Salman Khan’s acquittal is a relief for his family, but it is evoking mixed reactions from the public sphere. Many Bollywood personalities like … Continue reading Bollywood welcomes Salman Khan’s acquittal in hit-and-run case

Salman Khan walks free in hit-and-run case

AMN /  Bollywood super star Salman Khan has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court (BHC) of all charges in a 2002 hit-and-run case on Thursday as the ‘prosecution failed to establish its case against the star’, Times of India reported. “On the basis of evidence submitted by the prosecution, Salman cannot be convicted,” a … Continue reading Salman Khan walks free in hit-and-run case

Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

First let me state categorically that neither I, nor my wife Kiran, have any intention of leaving the country. We never did, and nor would we like to in the future. Anyone implying the opposite has either not seen my interview or is deliberately trying to distort what I have said. India is my country, … Continue reading Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

IFFI: 40 films to be screened on 5th day

40 films are scheduled to be screened on 5th day of the ongoing International Film Festival at Goa today. Under the Homage section ‘The Enigma’ directed by Portuguese ace director Manoel De Olivera, ‘Maro Charitra’ a black and white film in Telugu and Tamil film ‘Apoorva Sagodhragal’ acted by Manorama will be screened today. Whereas … Continue reading IFFI: 40 films to be screened on 5th day

Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

AMN / Padma Awardee and Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal said on Monday that the censorship should be abolished. Mr Benegal was talking yesterday at a session of ‘Meet The Director’ at the 46th edition of the International Film Festival of India which is underway in Panaji. He said that making films in keeping with social … Continue reading Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

In the backdrop of ongoing 46th IFFI, the protesting Film and Television Institute of India students ​have announced to hold a parallel ​film festival on Tuesday and Wednesday​ in Panaji​, about a kilometre away from the venue of the ongoing ​IFFI. Criticizing the handling of their issue, the students said they were ​​participating in ​46th … Continue reading FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

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POLITICS

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SPORTS

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

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Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

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