Archive for October, 2018

Over 60 mln people affected by UNSC malfunctioning: India

United Nations, Oct 31 (PTI) Making a strong pitch for urgent reform of an “ineffective” Security Council, India has said the UN body’s “malfunctioning” has affected over 60 million people and resulted in huge human and economic costs in terms of wars and conflicts.

“We note that that an…

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Tolerance can take offence out of a debate: Raghuram Rajan

New Delhi, Oct 31 , Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said tolerance can take the offense out of a debate, and instil respect.

“Tolerance can take the offense out of a debate, and indeed instil respect. If I go berserk every time a particular button is pressed…

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I want to avoid unwanted controversy: Amitabh Bachchan (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, Oct 31, At a time when writers, filmmakers and historians have revolted against a rising culture of intolerance towards freedom of speech, Indian cinematic icon Amitabh Bachchan, a widely followed celebrity on social media platforms, says he’s always cautious about expressing himself to avoid “unwanted controversy”.


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Am very uncomfortable with clothes: Salman Khan

Ahmedabad, Oct 31 , His fans go crazy in theatres when he takes off his shirt and it turns out to be one of the selling points of his movies but little did anyone know that Salman Khan is “uncomfortable with clothes” . The superstar admits that he and his father Salim…

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China to strengthen, improve macro-control efforts

Beijing, Oct 31  China will continue to improve the macro-control elements of its financial reforms and opening up process, the central bank has said.

The bank is committed to maintaining China’s financial stability to ensure sustainable, healthy economic development, Xinhua cited People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Governor…

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Protest by intellectuals deserves serious consideration by Govt.

Now artists, scientists and film producers have joind protest against spread of intolerance and hate and have appealed to President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, to check the same by initiating suitable action. The scientists went on to add that highly polarised community is like a nuclear bomb close to criticality…

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Entry of ‘outsiders’ banned in institute housing Geeta

Indore, Oct 30 (PTI) The premises where Geeta, the speech and hearing-impaired Indian woman who returned from Pakistan after spending 15 years there, is staying has been made out of bounds for “unauthorised” persons for security reasons.

She has been kept here at an institution for hearing- impaired people…

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Film festivals need support of govt and stars: Dibakar

Mumbai, Oct 31 (PTI) Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has said film festivals need the support of both the government as well as movie stars to gain popularity.

“A festival needs attention and interest from all quarters right from government to stars so that glamour value comes in. I think MAMI has…

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Bradley Cooper loved his struggle in kitchen world

 Los Angeles, Oct 31 , Actor Bradley Cooper, who worked in several restaurants before hitting showbiz, says he learned a lot about the culinary world through a hard way, but loved every moment of it.

“I worked in kitchens and I was a busboy in a Greek restaurant when I was…

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