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'The Kashmir Files' row: Sanjay Raut backs IFFI jury chief Nadav Lapid
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Terming 'The Kashmir Files' as a propaganda by one party against another, Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut came out in defence of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) jury chief Nadav Lapid who slammed the Vivek Agnihotri film, here on Tuesday.
2022-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Genocide denier: 'The Kashmir Files' star Pallavi Joshi calls out Nadav Lapid
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) 'The Kashmir Files' producer and lead actress Pallavi Joshi added to the volley of criticism against Israeli director and screenwriter Nadav Lapid's comments on the Vivek Agnihotri film in his capacity as chairman of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) jury.
2022-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Salman Khan wishes 'Bibing' Kiren Rijiju 'health, happiness' on birthday
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has wished Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju, whom he fondly calls 'Bibing', a year full of love, health and happiness.
2022-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Democrat backed by Shonda Rhimes, Spielberg to be LA's first woman mayor
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) In an electoral contest that divided Hollywood celebrities down the middle, six-term Democrat Congresswoman Karen Bass has been elected the 43rd Mayor of Los Angeles, 'Variety' reports quoting Associated Press projections.
2022-11-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
A stately supper: Nawaz invited by Uttarakhand CM
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is currently shooting for in the hill state of Uttarakhand, was invited for dinner by the state's Chief Minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami.
2022-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Stalin, Vijayan greet Kamal Haasan on birthday
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan joined scores of people from across the country in wishing actor and politician Kamal Haasan 'a very happy birthday' on Monday.
2022-11-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema,Politics
Delhi govt to start 'Mahila Mohalla Clinic' for women specialised treatment
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will, on Wednesday, launch a special 'Mahila Mohalla Clinic' in the city to provide free gynaecological treatment to women.
2022-11-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SC imposes Rs 20K fine on plea to declare Satyendar Jain of 'unsound mind'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday junked a plea seeking to declare Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Satyendar Jain as "a person with unsound mind" and disqualify him from the Assembly on this ground, and imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the petitioner.
2022-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,IANS Special Series,Politics
Apologise or face legal action, says notice to Adipurush director for 'Islamisation' of Ramayana
Jaipur, Oct 6 (IANS) The Sarva Brahmin Mahasabha on Thursday sent a notice to Om Raut, the director of 'Adipurush' featuring Prabhas and Kriti Sanon, asking him to remove controversial scenes from the film in seven days or else face legal action.
2022-10-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Pankaj Tripathi announced as National Icon by ECI
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who is known for his work in 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Mirzapur', 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' and several others, has been roped in as the National Icon, as announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI).
2022-10-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood,Politics
Prez Murmu unveils foundation stone for ICMR-NIV South Zone, Bengaluru
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday unveiled the foundation stone for ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV), South Zone at Bengaluru virtually.
2022-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
In conversation with Tom Hanks, Clinton says 'democracy is fragile right now'
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Former US President Bill Clinton believes that "democracy is fragile right now", and, says 'Variety', he spoke candidly on Saturday at A+E Networks and the History Channel's History Talks about the issues "tearing us apart".
2022-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Kangana Ranaut wishes PM Modi: Nothing can erase your legacy
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Saturday. She shared a picture and penned a note for him praising him as a leader and said that nothing could erase his legacy.
2022-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Akshay finds PM Modi's 'vision, warmth and capacity to work' deeply inspiring
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar has wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Saturday and he said that he finds the leader's vision, warmth, and capacity to work "deeply inspiring".
2022-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Anupam Kher thanks PM Narendra Modi for his leadership on birthday
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and wished him good health and longevity on his birthday on Saturday.
2022-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Anil Kapoor to Modi: Happy Birthday to the man who has put India on the world map
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) As it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Saturday, a string of Bollywood stars including Anil Kapoor have wished the leader.
2022-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Karan Johar wishes 'strongest pillar of our nation'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar wished the 'strongest pillar' of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 72 on Saturday.
2022-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Krishnam Raju to be cremated with state honours
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Last rites of veteran Tollywood actor and former Union minister U.V. Krishnam Raju will be performed with state honours here on Monday.
2022-09-11
Category: India, Charleston,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Big B pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has paid his tribute to Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Thursday aged 96.
2022-09-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
After marrying herself, Kanishka seeks justice for Sonali, SSR, Sidhu Moosewala
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) 'Pavitra Rishta' actress Kanishka Soni recently made headlines with her announcement of marrying herself and posting pictures with mangalsutra and sindoor.
2022-08-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Maulana Azad National Urdu University hosts film fest on partition horrors
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) As part of a series of events being organised under Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, a two-day film festival has been organised by the Ministry of Culture and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts at the Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.
2022-08-28
Category: India, Charleston,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Trevor Noah to lead self-guided interactive tour of Capitol Hill insurrection
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Satirical news television programme 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' is set to launch an interactive self-guided walking tour which aims to take guests on a journey through the events of the January 6, 2021 insurrection in Washington D.C.
2022-08-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Fidel Castro's daughter supports James Franco's casting as her father in 'Alina of Cuba'
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS) Filmmaker James Franco's recently announced casting as the Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the upcoming biopic 'Alina of Cuba' has started ruffling feathers.
2022-08-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Billy Porter opens Outfest with attack on US Supreme Court, Trump
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Actor Billy Porter, who unveiled his directorial debut film at the ongoing 40th edition of Outfest in Los Angeles, teed off on the Supreme Court while accepting the LGBTQIA+ festival's top honour, reports Deadline.
2022-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Tollywood hails Vijayendra Prasad's nomination to Rajya Sabha
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) Telugu film industry (Tollywood) and politicians across party lines have hailed eminent filmmaker and screenwriter K. V. Vijayendra Prasad on being nominated to Rajya Sabha.
2022-07-07
Category: India, Charleston,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Politics
After Sonia, Priyanka also tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A day after Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi tested Covid-19 positive, her daughter and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi also tested positive for the virus infection on Friday.
2022-06-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PM Modi mourns KK's loss as tributes begin to flow in
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the vast number of people who condoled the death of popular singer KK at the age of 53 after a concert in Kolkata on Tuesday evening.
2022-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Fire safety audit in TN govt hospitals after mishap in Rajiv Gandhi hospital
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a fire and safety audit in all the state government hospitals.
2022-04-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid as US struggles for normalcy (Ld)
New York, April 27 (IANS) US Vice-President Kamala Harris has become the highest-ranking official in the current Biden administration to be infected with Covid-19 despite vaccinations as the US tries desperately to bring a semblance of normalcy after two years of restrictions and nearly a million deaths.
2022-04-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Health Minister chairs meeting with experts on new 'XE' Covid variant
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday chaired a meeting with the key experts and officials of the country on the new 'XE variant' of Covid.
2022-04-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Govt working tirelessly to augment India's health infrastructure: Modi
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government was working tirelessly to augment India's health infrastructure.
2022-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Special Series,Politics
Mandaviya flags off 33 Indian Red Cross Society ambulances
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday flagged off 33 ambulances from Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
2022-04-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Jan Aushadhi medicine led to estimated savings of Rs 4,800 cr for people'
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Jan Aushadhi medicines are 50-90 per cent cheaper over market prices of branded medicines, and during the current financial year till February 28, 2022, have led to estimated savings of approximately Rs 4,800 crore to the citizens, the Parliament was told on Wednesday.
2022-03-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MNS activists damage IPL team bus in Mumbai
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Activists of Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena smashed the windows of at least one of the luxury buses parked outside a five-star hotel to ferry players for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, officials said here early on Wednesday.
2022-03-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,Politics
PM Modi interacts with Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana beneficiaries
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana beneficiaries via video conferencing.
2022-03-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Budget expands efforts to reform, transform healthcare system: PM
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The health budget expands the government's efforts to reform and transform the healthcare system over the past seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
2022-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Modi to inaugurate post-Budget webinar of Health Ministry
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the post-Budget webinar of the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, officials said on Friday.
2022-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Group of youth to sue Japan's TEPCO over Fukushima disaster-linked cancer claims
Tokyo, Jan 27 (IANS) The operator of Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant will be sued by six young people on Thursday over claims that exposure to radiation after the plant's multiple meltdowns caused them to develop thyroid cancer.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Singapore reports 4,832 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Jan 27 (IANS) Singapore reported 4,832 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 327,602.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
UAE delivers 1 mn Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza
Gaza, Jan 27 (IANS) The UAE has delivered 1 million Sputnik V vaccine doses to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing, an official said.
2022-01-27
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Fight Club' gets new ending in China which shows authorities come just in time
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) More than two decades after its release, cult film 'Fight Club has been given a very different ending in China -- and this time, the authorities win, the CNN reported.
2022-01-26
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Shillong couple's hunger strike against attacks on non-tribals
Shillong, Jan 24 (IANS) A middle-aged couple from Shillong on Sunday started their 'indefinite hunger strike till death' in protest against the alleged atrocities committed against the people belonging to non-tribal communities in Meghalaya.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Shah thanks Modi for unveiling hologram statue of Netaji at India Gate
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for unveiling the hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the India Gate in the national capital.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kuwaiti FM extends suggestions to Lebanese Prez on rebuilding trust
Beirut, Jan 24 (IANS) Visiting Kuwaiti Foreign Minister, Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah has said that his country has made suggestions to Lebanese President Michel Aoun on how Lebanon might rebuild confidence with the Gulf states.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Lebanon,Diplomacy,Politics
Iran says UN voting right "naturally" restored after paying off membership arrears
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iran has regained its right to vote at the UN General Assembly after its membership dues to the organisation were paid by South Korea with frozen Iranian funds, Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations announced.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Somali Army kills 6 al-Shabab militants in central region
Mogadishu, Jan 24 (IANS) Somali National Army (SNA)'s special forces, Gorgor, killed six al-Shabab militants and foiled a car bomb attack at a military base in Guriel town in Galgudud region in central Somalia, officials have said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
One killed in Hungarian hospital fire
Budapest, Jan 24 (IANS) A fire at Hungary's St. Imre hospital has killed one person and caused two others to suffer from smoke inhalation, authorities have said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Hungary,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7 killed, 16 injured in rain-related incidents in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 16 others injured in separate rain-related incidents during a recent spell of heavy rains in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Burkina Faso govt denies Army takeover after barracks gunfire
Ouagadougou, Jan 24 (IANS) Burkina Faso's government has confirmed gunfire in some barracks but denied the information on social media about the Army takeover.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Burkina Faso,Politics
Fauci optimistic Omicron cases to peak in February
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Anthony Fauci, top US infectious disease expert, has said he is confident that most states in the country will reach a peak of Omicron infection cases by mid-February.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics