Archive for April 12th, 2018

An art director gives life to director’s vision: Omung Kumar

Mumbai, April 12 : An art director gives life to what a director visualises, says National Award winning filmmaker Omung Kumar, who has extensively worked behind the scenes to create sets for films and live events.

Kumar addressed college students here for TED Talks, where he spoke on ‘Imagination is Tangible…

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Fashion designer Anita Dongre steps into music world

New Delhi, April 12 : Anita Dongre has many fashion brands that serve a range of fashionistas with her India-inspired outfits. Now with her brand Global Desi, the ace designer is collaborating with women music artistes for her #VoiceYourStyle maiden music property.

The property has been launched under her boho…

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Indian film ‘Manto’ set for Cannes Film Festival journey

Cannes, April 12 : Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das’ much-awaited “Manto” directorial, which stars actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto, has made its way to the Un Certain Regard segment of the prestigious 71st Cannes Film Festival.

The official line-up was announced on the gala’s website…

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New Cisco blueprint to tap $2bn Indian digital education market

Hyderabad, April 12 :  Education is at the heart of new digital economy and the digital learning solutions’ market in India is currently at $2 billion — the second largest market for digital education after the US, global networking giant Cisco said here on Thursday.

Realising the need to skill students in…

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Promises alone will not satisfy Dalits

Another Ambedkar jayanti, another homage to the Dalit icon, another word of honour for the marginalised. Come April 14 and the birth anniversary of Dr B  R Ambedkar will be celebrated with the usual garlanding of his statues and recalling of his contribution for a caste-free society. But this…

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Shah attacks Congress, says it has no ‘internal democracy’

Dharwad (Karnataka), April 12 :  BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday lambasted the Congress for the washout of the second half of the Budget Session of Parliament, saying a party which lacks “internal democracy” cannot protect democracy in the country.

Accusing the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi of promoting “divisive…

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Verdict on SC/ST Act has diluted its provisions: Centre to SC

New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that its recent judgement on the SC/ST Act has “diluted” the provisions of the law, resulting in “great damage” to the country

It said the top court verdict, which had dealt with an issue of a…

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CBSE files FIR against website for false news on JEE

New Delhi, April 12 :  The CBSE has filed a police complaint against a website for publishing false news and spreading rumours that a number of questions in the JEE (Main) examination were lifted from a model paper prepared by a coaching institute, an official said on Thursday.

JEE (Main) Examination…

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Wrestler Babita enters CWG final

Gold Coast (Australia), April 12  India’s Babita Kumari entered the final of the women’s 53 kilogram wrestling competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Babita started off by defeating Bose Samuel of Nigeria in her opening bout. Babita shook off a strong start by the Nigerian…

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CWG: Shooter Sawant takes silver in women’s 50m Rifle Prone

Gold Coast (Australia), April 12  Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant took silver in the women’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Thursday.

Sawant notched up a score of 618.9 points. Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore set a new CWG record of 621.0…

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