Archive for October 24th, 2017

Can Rahul Gandhi pose a challenge to BJP in 2019

Since it is a foregone conclusionnow that three times Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi (Ra Ga)is going to be the president of the country’s oldest political formation- the Indian National Congress, it is time to have a dispassionate view of the impact of his elevation at the party…

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As outsider, it takes time to command: Actress Shome

Mumbai, Oct 24 : Actress Tillotama Shome, a prominent face in the film festival circuit, feels a bit stagnant when it comes to playing intense roles. But she says she’s still in the process of being able to command the diverse characters she wishes to portray on the silver screen…

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GST collections at Rs 92,150 cr in Sept

New Delhi, Oct 24 (PTI) The government has collected Rs 92,150 crore as Goods and Services Tax (GST) in September from 42.91 lakh businesses, the finance ministry said today.

Of this, Rs 14,042 crore is on account of Central GST, while State GST is to the tune…

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Cindy Crawford, Gisele Bündchen: Giving their Kids More than Supermodel Looks

New Delhi  Oct 24 (ANI-NewsVoir): Across the globe, platinum is known as the ultimate expression of love and commitment. This rare metal’s alluring qualities has charmed women through the ages, including iconic supermodels Cindy Crawford and Gisele Bundchen.

Years ago, both women got engaged with a one-of…

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Dravid downplays Kohli’s ‘rest’ rumours

New Delhi, Oct 24:   Former India captain and current Under-19 cricket team coach Rahul Dravid on Tuesday downplayed speculations over Virat Kohli being denied rest during the Test series against Sri Lanka next month.

Kohli had recently spoken about players’ burnout due to constant cricket and there were rumours…

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Great film’s story arises from souls of characters: Shekhar Kapur

Mumbai, Oct 24 :  Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, credited with films like “Masoom” and “Mr India” which have stood the test of time, says great movies are made when characters have souls.

Kapur was nostalgic about his movie “Bandit Queen” after watching it late on Monday.

“I just saw ‘Bandit Queen’ again…

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French designer seeks exposure for his art in India

New Delhi, Oct 24 : Known as the “king of unconventional” in the fashion world, veteran French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is smitten by the “smiles and colours of India”, where he hopes to showcase his craft.

After over four decades in the industry, Castelbajac, who has dressed up stars…

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Don’t want to get stuck in women-oriented films: Tabu

Mumbai, Oct 24 :  Acclaimed actress Tabu says she enjoys essaying strong women characters on screen but she doesn’t want to limit herself in the formula of “women-oriented” movie.

She feels taking the responsibility of a whole film could affect her creative mind. So, she is cautious with her…

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BJP’s Ghanshyam Tiwari asks Rajathan govt. to withdraw criminal ordinance

Jaipur  Oct. 24 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ghanshyam Tiwari on Tuesday asked the Rajasthan government to withdraw the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance.

“There is no need for a select committee to reconsider it,” Tiwari said, while urging the government to retract the bill.

The former state…

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