Archive for December 16th, 2017

Ab Dil Ki Sun’ inspired by my life: Shama Sikander

Mumbai, Dec 16 : Actress Shama Sikander is excited for her home production’s maiden venture “Ab Dil Ki Sun” and says that all the seven short films in the project are inspired by her life and feelings.

“My home production’s first project is titled ‘Ab Dil Ki Sun’. It…

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Weinstein made me blacklist Judd, Sorvino, says Peter Jackson

Melbourne, Dec 16 (PTI) Director Peter Jackson has claimed Harvey Weinstein designed a “smear campaign” against Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, that discouraged him to offer roles to the two actors who were one of the first women to openly accuse the disgraced media mogul of sexual harassment.

The 56…

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Doubling farm income to make farming sustainable: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable.

Observing that India has a huge population dependent on agriculture for livelihood, he said, “therefore, increase in the purchasing power of…

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Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast

Chottakhola (Tripura), Dec 16 Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday urged the Bangladesh government to allow India’s northeastern states to use the Chittagong port for the development of the landlocked region.

“Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India…

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Freedom of judiciary is cornerstone of democracy: President Kovind

Allahabad  Dec . 16 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday termed freedom of the judiciary as a ‘cornerstone’ of the Indian democracy.

The president made this remark after laying the foundation of ‘Nyaya Gram’, a residential and training complex of Allahabad High Court, here.

“India’s credibility is enhanced by…

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Rahul Gandhi attacks PM, accuses BJP of spreading hatred

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) Soon after taking charge as the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi today launched a frontal attack on the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking India back to medieval times.

Gandhi said the BJP is “fighting for itself…

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Gurugram Fortis charged Adya’s parents 1,208 % more for syringes :NPPA

New Delhi, Dec 16 :  The Fortis Memorial hospital in Gurugram charged 1,208 per cent more than procurement price for much of the medical equipment, including disposable syringes, to the parents of seven-year-old dengue patient Adya who had died at the hospital despite undergoing treatment for two weeks…

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Jadeja smashes six sixes in an over in SCA district T20 tournament

Rajkot, Dec 16: India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja smashed six sixes in an over while playing for Jamnagar against Amreli on the inaugural day of the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) inter-district T20 tournament here on Friday.

Jadeja (154) helped Jamnagar register a 121 runs victory over Amreli through his…

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A dose of mythology, dark secrets and suspense

New Delhi, Dec 16

 What happens when reality mingles with mythology? Well, here is a young protagonist who discovers himself trapped in the days of Mahabharata. Then a story of dark secrets, shocking revelations and a special bond between two women. Next come two thrillers that will take you inside…

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