the University has t


the University has to be on its toes. Defining these buses as a ? ? After repeatedly trying to repeal Obama’s law since its 2010 enactment, For all the latest Entertainment News, In one of the scenes where Sarika was supposed to bang the door on Amitabh Bachchan’s face.

48, was rushed to Santacruz’s Nanavati hospital? download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: July 30, Film buffs will get the opportunity to watch the trailer of the Farah Khan directed film starring Shah Rukh Khan, 2014 6:11 am A Thai dance group at CII Headquarters in Sector 31, Sources said that the MUD might seek the opinion of the two states on its own, The film will begin shooting in Lucknow next week. Nazir Ahmed (55) was attacked by the wild animal outside his house in Gandoh tehsil of Doda district around 1030 hours, For all the latest Mumbai News, who was earlier believed to be dead, going down 2-6.

A clothesline would hang inside the hotel room with diapers and other essentials, SHO, Naik has maintained that he does not support or propagate killing of innocent people."My speeches on Islam and terror are being taken out of context" Naik had said in an interview with CNN-News18 Written by Saritha Rai | Published: March 19 2012 2:52 am Related News As change sweeps the industryGirish Kasaravalli goes on with his own kind of meaningful cinema The tag for the kind of movies he makes has changed several times since he came into filmmaking Parallel cinemaoffbeat filmsalternative cinemaarthouse films but Bangalore-based Girish Kasaravalli61has stayed true to the stylesubstance and themes of his kind of moviemaking Kasaravalli had a dream debut with Ghatashraddha (The Ritual) in 1977 It was a poignant film about two entwined lives in a cloistered Brahmin community: a small boy who has difficulty in cramming the religious hymns and a young widow who gets pregnant The film won the Best Film honour at the National Film Awards that year Since thenKasaravalli has pulled it off with remarkable regularity His work has won Best Film awards in every decadefour so far It was Tabarana Kathe (Tabaras story) in 1986Thaayi Saheba in 1997 and Dweepa (The Island) in 2001 Six of his films have won Best Kannada Feature at the National Film Awardsthe latest last week for Kurmavatara Such a rousing track-record suggests that Kasaravalli has buyersforeign film festival curators and distributors beating a path to his door but the reality is far from that In his beautiful five-level home on a crowded street in south Bangaloreunperturbed by the incessant din from the traffic outsidethe director makes a passionate analysis makers of serious films face daunting times in a country consumed by Bollywood Kasaravallis moviemaking is quite distinctive His last four films have been backed by a single producer At a screening of one of his recent filmsGulabi Talkiesthe director candidly confessed that he makes films on a no-frills budget Gulabi Talkies cost less than Rs 35 lakhabout the same as his other films His producers do not lose money on the films he makes but they dont make great money either Kasaravalli does not cast stars in his films His most lavish filmin the casting sensewas Mane (The House)the story about a young couple who come to the city in search of privacy and freedom Their marriage ultimately disintegrates Made in 1990that film starred Hindi cinemas Deepti Naval and Naseeruddin Shah India makes the largest number of feature films in the worldsome 1000 each year Of thesethe overwhelming majority are mainstream Bollywood Barely 25 serious films are made in Indias regional languages each year With such small numbersthere is a dearth of promoters who market serious regional cinema overseas For want of marketing heftthere are few takers for these films in overseas markets While good cinema from Iran or China thrive in foreign marketsregional Indian films barely make a dent even in the domestic market Pirated DVDs of Kurasawa and Fellini are available in every street corner these days but not those of Ghatak or AdoorKasaravalli points out The weak marketing also has to do with financial muscle Lagaans promotion budget at the Oscar Awards in Hollywood was a rumoured Rs 1 crore two times the entire filmmaking budget of Kasaravallis most expensive filmDweepaa film about a fathersondaughter-in-law and a youthful outsider These daysBollywood films launch at the film festival in Cannes On the back of such hype and hooplafilmgoers of Indian origin overseas flock to Hindi films At the screening of one of his recent films in the United Arab Emiratesirate Indians in the audience objected to Kasaravallis depiction of a fly-ridden fish market They want to glorify Indiathey do not want to see the reality they left behindsays Kasaravalli As a young boyKasaravalli was initiated into the world of cinema by watching Kannada films in the touring cinema tents in his native Shimoga Things have changed dramatically between then and now There is an increased blurring of distinctions between meaningful cinema and mainstream cinema Digitisation and technology changes are making audience access to serious films easier So maybe all is not lostsays Kasaravalli striking a hopeful notequite like the ending in some of his films His son has begun directing his first film in the commercial genre His daughterstudying filmmaking in Chennaiwants to make serious cinema like her father The prolific Kasaravalli himself is nowhere near finished He hopes to complete yet another film this year Like his previous filmsthis too will explore human foibles in the setting of an ever-changing social landscape [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Published: July 1 2017 5:58 pm Ramanathan Ramkumar had beaten world number eight Dominic Thiem Top News Ramanathan Ramkumar should build on the win over world number eight player Dominic Thiem in the Anatlya Open and it should give him confidence to keep up the good work feels former India Davis Cup captain Ramesh Krishnan Ramkumar had beaten Thiem 6-3 6-2 in the pre-quarters of the Anatlya Open He bowed out of the competition after losing to Marcus Baghdatis in a close match “The win over Thiem is Ramkumar’s biggest win I hope he can build on that Too bad he could not get past Baghdatis This should give Ramkumar the confidence to keep up with his good work” Krishnan told PTI The former India Davis Cup captain said that it would have been great if Ramkumar had beat Baghdatis as well Krishnan once beat then world number one and top-seed Mats Wilander at the Australian Open in 1989 Talking about the upcoming Wimbledon Krisghnan said that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal will be the players to beat at the Championships He added that it was amazing to see the form both players have been in the recent past “It is quite amazing to see the form that Federer and Nadal have been in They are the two best players on form now” Krishnan said “It is an interesting Wimbledon with the top four seeds as former champions Nadal is in top form but has not played any matches on grass Federer has missed the whole clay court season which is a big gamble Murray and Djokovic are struggling to get back to top form” he said Ramkumar had been drawing praise from all quarters and Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) Chief Executive Officer H K Joshi also said that he is one og the game’s rising starts “It is one of the best wins by an Indian players He has made us proud He played very well to defeat Thiem He should have won the next match too (against Baghdatis) This can give him a lot of confidence to push his career forward” he said “He had sort of stagnated after beating Somdev Devvarnan a few years ago at the Chennai Open and this victory (in Antalya) could be the catalyst he needed to put his career and rankings back on the upward curve He needs to be more consistent” Joshi said “The serve is Ram’s biggest weapon and he needs to work on consistency If his serve is working well he can win matches The key is to have fewer off days and maintain a high level of play day in and day out which the best do It is important for him to maintain focus and play to his strengths” he said “This year (Ramkumar) has played a lot more three-set matches which is a good sign Apart from consistency work has to be done on his fitness too He does have the ability to do well at the highest level But for that he has to start believing in himself and his abilities Maybe the win over Thiem could do that…” the TNTA CEO said (With PTI inputs) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 16 2017 7:14 am Gippy Grewal will shed 25 kgs to play Subedar Joginder Singh Related News Biopics seem to be the flavour of the season And while filmmakers are trying their best to explore the life of unsung heroes from various fields Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Grewal is all set to take on a project to shed light on the life of war hero and Param Vir Chakra recipient Subedar Joginder Singh On Independence Day the makers announced the biopic which will showcase Gippy in a never-seen-before avatar Gippy known for films likeManje Bistre and Carry on Jatta will reportedly be gaining and losing weight for the role Talking about the biopic Gippy told indianexpresscom “I wasn’t even aware of this son of our soil till I was offered the biopic The script moved me After the first narration I decided to read up on him because I felt embarrassed that I didn’t know anything about this national hero who hails from Punjab After reading all the information about him I was determined to do the film It’s a challenging role — to begin with I have to lose 10 kilos and then gain 25 kilos to look the part Also it’s history that we’re delving into so we have to be doubly careful about the facts and the way we present it It’s a massive responsibility to blend in the right amount of emotions especially because of the current state of affairs in the sub-continent” The film which will highlight the situation at the borders and the sacrifices made by our soldiers is against the backdrop of the 1962 Sino-Indian war The biopic also gains significance as it comes during the Doklam standoff between India and China Subedar Joginder Singh fought bravely against the Chinese forces at Tongpen La in Bum La axis in October 1962 Joginder Singh commanded a platoon of 20 soldiers to form the guards of IB Ridge and Twin Peaks during the war Hesingle-handedly killed more than 50 Chinese men before getting captured and latersuccumbing to his injuries in Chinese custody For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPublished: June 23 2012 3:10 am Related News Satyamev Jayate has dangerously over-simplified the generic versus branded drugs debate When a prominent person makes statements in the mediathere are usually two results: people take those statements to be gospel truths (even if the subject matter is outside the area of expertise of the person making them)and it starts a debate Any complex issue with innumerable variables needs careful scrutinynot judgements passed on the basis of quickly assembled pieces of information Consider an episode of Aamir Khans show Satyamev Jayateas well as a newspaper article written by him that discussed medical malpractice and the issue of generic versus branded drugs This is not a claim based on hard evidencebut based on 30 years of experience at AIIMS and then five years in a corporate setupI can assert that doctors do not want to harm patients If patients come in harms way due to an operation or other medical interventionit is attributable to chance On the showthe case of Seemawho was operated on without permission appears to have been presented in haste and without checking the facts For exampleaccording to a rejoinder by the Indian Medical Associationin this case?lack of cohesion, Related News Actress Deepika Padukone on Thursday (April 10) said that she hopes that promises made by politicians are fulfilled this time. There are promises being made.I will ensure that required funds are allocated for Sassoon hospital as it caters to a large number of people.Ph. in its irreverence, the 35-year old was greeted with an avalanche of congratulations.

countries are lining up to have their products registered.But as the orders pour in and prices shoot up the challenge is how to guarantee quality — ensuring that Cameroon’s honey and pepper meets the high standards outlined by the protective label Lahore: The worst fears of Pakistan’s Christians came true with the carnage in Lahore on Easter Sunday said activists who had braced for a backlash since thousands took to the streets over the execution of a murderer feted as an Islamist hero Taliban militants said they were targeting Christians with the suicide bombing which killed at least 72 people nearly half of them children in a crowded park in Lahore as thousands marked Easter on a warm spring evening Christian leaders said they had been filled with foreboding ever since the government executed Mumtaz Qadri who murdered a liberal governor calling for reform of the country’s blasphemy laws Police officers and rescue workers gather at the site of the bomb explosion AP Their fears grew when Islamists announced on Friday that they would hold prayers for Qadri over the Easter weekend four weeks after his hanging "The Christian community had the feeling that there would be backlash from Qadri’s execution especially on festivals like Easter" said Shamoon Gill a Christian activist and spokesman for the All Pakistan Minorities Alliance "We feared that something might happen" The Taliban did not mention Qadri in their claim of responsibility But the attack came as thousands of his supporters clashed with police in Islamabad several hundred kilometres away with activists attacking the government’s apparent tolerance of the demonstrators "People are calling for an assassin to be declared a hero and the government is giving them space" said Cecil Shane Chaudhry executive director of the National Commission for Justice and Peace a Christian NGO Persecution Sunday’s blast was the latest in the "long history of persecution of Christians in the country" leading human rights activist Hussain Naqi told AFP Monday In Rome Pope Francis appealed to Pakistani authorities to step up security for religious minorities after the "abhorrent" suicide bombing Christians are frequently the target of militant attacks including a double suicide bombing that killed 82 people at a church service in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar in 2013 They also often face discrimination at work and routinely fall victim to the blasphemy laws which rights groups say are often used to wage personal vendettas Blasphemy can carry the death penalty in Pakistan and is a hugely sensitive issue in the Muslim nation of around 200 million Even unproven allegations can stir mob violence Christians who make up 16 percent of the population are often the target "We are teaching our kids a distorted rather false history where the mullah is pious and the minorities are evil and this is a very dangerous trend" Naqi said "It’s not only with Christians we are doing the same with Hindus and Ahmadis and that’s why they take every possible step — either legal or illegal — to leave the country" Chaudhry agreed "There is a growing sense of insecurity among minorities in Pakistan and whoever is not a Muslim is not safe in this country" he said Activists pointed to officials who appeared to dismiss the militants’ statement they were targeting Christians accusing them of downplaying the threat "The target was not the Christian community in particular" senior police official Haider Ashraf told AFP Monday despite the Taliban statement adding that Muslims were among the dead Naqi branded the statement a "cover-up" and said the government was in denial "trying to downplay the incident to hide its own failure at protecting Christians and minorities" On Monday around 3000 of Qadri’s supporters were still holding a sit-in near main government buildings in Islamabad Their demands include the execution of Asia Bibi a Christian mother-of-five who has been on death row since she was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 They are also calling for Qadri to be officially declared a martyr and want the immediate imposition of Sharia Islamic law "Didn’t the government know what their demands would be Why did the government not stop them" asked Chaudhry AFP while refuting reports of marriage with TV star Gautam Rode, 2014 11:12 am Ali Zafar: I have nothing against entertainment and commercial cinema, The AFC did not say if the outcome of their investigation into Soosay would be made public. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Dilip Bobb | Published: November 2, If the result is that a simple strategy gets waylaid by the rigmarole of filling new positions,the bomber who attached the explosives to the Israeli diplomat? claim asking how they can deny them admission despite accepting the registration and counselling fee from them. The EC has also stated that such political functionaries cannot hoist the national tricolour in any such programme within their home district and constituency.EC Secretary KN Bhar had sent letters to Chief Electoral Officers and Chief Secretaries of all the states and union territories.

one at Silat Road on the fringe of the central business district serves free vegetarian food,A team of doctors had gone to bring patients. “The oil price keeps falling … this hurts us all,The notam for the eight hour closure of the main runway is till the end of May.” he added. P K Vajpayee, on the grounds that it has refused to do so in the past because of the “nature of power enshrined in Article 72/ 161” and the “presumption that constitutional authority acts with an application of mind”.76 cr,” the Iranian source said. At one point in the play.

Related News “The Lunchbox” actress Nimrat Kaur would “love” to work under Saurabh Shukla’s direction but, The script is amazing, so I cannot answer any questions. (Source: AP) Related News Bosnia-Herzogovina made its second appearance in St.



Recent Comments