Colin Firth’s Indian connection

Pacino has been nominated eight times for an Oscar — The Godfather (Best Supporting Actor; 1972); Serpico (Best Actor; 1973), The Godfather Part II (Best Actor; 1974); Dog Day Afternoon (Best Actor; 1975); … And Justice for All (Best Actor; 1979); Dick Tracy (Best Supporting Actor; 1990); Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Supporting Actor; 1992).

Renowned Indian poet Rahat Indori passes away at 70

The poet said that he was admitted in a hospital and requested his fans to refrain from speculation and wait for him to provide update regarding his health.

COVID-19-positive former Indian president Mukherjee critical after brain surgery

“Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt at 12:07 on Aug. 10 in a critical condition. Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery,” reads a statement from the hospital published in local media.

Indian Non-profits can now accept donations via Donorbox

There are a lot of NGOs in India working for areas of society that are deprived of government attention and funds. For example, Goonj NGO is providing clothes and other basic amenities to millions of poor people. A lot of other NGOs are providing quality education to street children, providing water facilities in the remotest […]

COVID-19: Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Critical After Lifesaving Surgery

Mukherjee’s political career started as deputy minister in the federal Ministry of Industry, Shipping and Transport and junior minister in the Finance Ministry between 1973-74 in a government headed by the late Indira Gandhi. He was also the deputy chairman of the federal Planning Commission from 1991-96.

#45YearsOfRajinismCDP: Mohanlal calls Rajinikanth’s contribution to Indian cinema as ‘magical and monumental’

— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) 1596969004000 Meanwhile, Rajinikanth debuted in cinema with K Balachander’s directorial 1975 movie ‘Apoorva Raagangal’. Kamal Haasan and Srividya essayed the lead roles in the movie. In a career spanning 45 years, Rajinikanth has appeared in Tamil, Bollywood, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali movies. He is also one of the biggest stars in […]

Indian craft brewer Bira in talks with foreign beer makers over possible stake sale

An investment from Kirin or other investors would help Bira which has made losses in recent years and been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, just like the rest of the beer industry. It has said it aims eventually to list on the stock market.

IPL 2020: CSK, KKR to carry 10 exclusive net bowlers to UAE

“On slow Dubai tracks, it will be important that teams stack up their line-up with more spinners especially for humid conditions. You will see a lot of left-arm spinners and wristspinners, who have played a decent level of cricket, being included apart from the pacers,” a senior talent scout of a franchise said.

Can’t do politics by selling false dreams: Shah Faesal

Faesal had resigned from IAS before joining politics but his resignation has not yet been accepted, pending disposal of a show cause notice given to him by the government in 2018 for his controversial tweets. His name still figures in the list of ‘serving’ IAS officers on the official website of the department of personnel.