from the southern Punjab have begun to reassert their identity and demand a separate province for themselves centred on Multan.
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She also said that the experience of working in the film made her socially aware.Shruti revealed that she’s hopeful of working with her sister Akshara Haasan soon If not an actress Shruti said she would’ve been an aeronautical engineer For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 28 2015 5:10 pm The Dilli Gharana is poised for a two day extravaganza of music and storytelling showcasing its rich legacy Top News The Dilli Gharana is poised for a two day extravaganza of music and storytelling showcasing its rich legacy and long association with Indian classical andsemi-classical music that stretches back to the 13th century The two day event that begins here today (December 28) is based on two concepts the first day devoted to ‘Khiraj-e-Aqidat’ a tribute to Taan Samrat Ustad Naseer Ahmed Khan the guru and legend of Dilli Gharana The gharana is noted for a repository of traditional compositions “The tribute will be paid by the present Khalifa of the Gharana Ustad Iqbal Ahmeed Khan along with other artists of the gharana such as sitar maestro Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan besides the sons of Ustad Naseer Ahmed Khan namely Tanveer Khan and Imran Khan” organisers said in a statement today Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan is set to be accompanied by his son Suhel Saeed on Sitar Ustad Shakeel Ahmed Khan and his son Shahbaz Shakeel on Tabla Tanveer Ahmed Khan and Imran Khan on vocals Babar Latif on Tabla and Zakir Dholpuri on harmonium Ustad Saeed Zafar Khan was born in a home where his cradle was literally surrounded by stalwarts of the Delhi gharana like the Ustad Chand Khan Ustad Usman Khan Ustad Hilal Ahmed Khan and Ustad Nasir Ahmed Khan (all Vocalists) Ustad Bundukhan (Sarangi Player) Zahoor Ahmed Khan (violinist) and Ustad Zafar Ahmed Khan (sitarist) the last being his father Naturally too his style blends tantrakari (instrumental virtuosity) with flashes of Delhi Gharana Gayaki (Vocalism) On December 29 a confluence of two entirely different art forms under the Wajood Repertory is scheduled “Rudaad-e-Shireen” celebrates womanhood through a musical story telling based on the bandishes of Hazrat Ameer Khusro and Dastaan Pandit ki is a dastangoi -the lost form of Urdu story telling by prominent dastango- Nadeem Shah Suhrawardy and Shankar Musafir “We at Dilli Gharana strongly stand for the rights of woman and also with the fight and struggle that goes on in our country to make our women strong and empowered Empowerment would be the central theme of both the performances of the evening These performances are not only about a woman’s struggle to find her identity; they are also a celebration of womanhood” organisers said Hazrat Ameer Khusro the founder of the Dilli Gharana was an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent a Sufi mystic and a spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi Rudaad-e-Shireen is the tale of a woman called Shireen The driving force behind is the story which puts across the plight struggle tribulations and ultimately triumph of the protagonist in overcoming all the obstacles which comes in her way towards attaining her own identity The theme touches pertinent issues like child marriage centrality of marriage in the life of a women her struggles in a patriarchal society the social taboos which a women faces when she tries to carve out a niche of her own ‘Kahani Pandit ki……’ Is a quirky tale about the many more than often contradictory shades of human nature With a tenor that is humorous the tale raises several pertinent questions about the standing of a woman in society greed and the pursuit of selfish interests Through its central characters and the nuances to of their devotion to the kuldevi- the village deity who protects the tale moves into the realm of fantasies as it negotiates the contours of varied human emotions This dastanic adaptation of a Rajasthani story of Vijaydan Detha has been scripted by Nadeem Shah For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Nishant Shekhar | New Delhi | Updated: August 16 2016 6:29 pm The year 2016 belongs to Bihari actors Top News While MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is the most awaited film of the year Aligarh was one of the highly acclaimed movies in 2016 and Nil Batey Sannata was positively received by the audiences But what’s common among these films Well the lead actors of all these films are from Bihar In the film industry where carving a niche without a godfather is considered next to impossible some of the Bihari actors have made their presence felt with sheer determination and hard work And going by the box office report and trade analysis 2016 is going to be the year of Bihari talent Here are some actors from Bihar who have made it big in Bollywood Sushant Singh Rajput: His journey so far is akin to that of superstar Shah Rukh Khan After rising to fame with the popular TV serial Pavitra Rishta Sushant Singh Rajput won many dance reality shows before making a sensational debut on big screen with Kai Po Che in 2013 Though Sushant does not have many friends in Bollywood and is hardly seen in filmy parties and award shows he has an ardent fan following The boy from Patna was fantastic in Detective Byomkesh Bakshy and has already created a buzz with the trailer of his upcoming biopic on Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Manoj Bajpayee: Describing his acting talent in words is really tough Despite getting rejected thrice by the National School of Drama the actor made the film industry respect him with some of the finest performances From an underworld don in Satya to an honest cop in Shool from a war prisoner in 1971 to a shrewd politician in Rajneeti Bajpayee has portrayed them all on the big screen with aplomb The recipient of two National Awards and two Filmfare Awards Bajpayee started his career with the famous TV serial Swabhimaan before shining in Bollywood His recent releases Aligarh and Budhia Singh: Born to Run won accolades from critics However the actor from Motihari in Bihar is still hungry for more meaty roles Swara Bhaskar: Born to a Bihari mother Swara got the accent perfectly in Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhanaa that got her Filmfare nominations However her first solo Nil Battey Sannata where she played a high school drop-out household maid and single mother established Swara’s versatility From Yash Raj Films to Sanjay Leela Bhansali Swara has worked with big names in the industry and is currently hosting Doordarshan’s popular show Rangoli She is also quite expressive about her opinion on social issues and is very active on social media Pankaj Tripathi: Famous as Sultan Qureshi of Gangs of Wasseypur this actor was born in a village Bihar’s Gopalganj where people do not have televisions in their home The nearest cinema hall is said to be 25 kilometres away from his home However his love for acting and talent has made him most sought for desi roles He was last seen as a teacher in Nil Battey Sannata and Shah Rukh’s associate in Dilwale Narendra Jha: This actor from Madhubani is popular for playing Shahid Kapoor’s father in Haider Since then he has been part of many films including Ghayal Once Again Shorgul and Mohenjo Daro His next film Iqbal My Father is all set for release Shatrughan Sinha: The list would be incomplete without the mention of Shatrughan Sinha The first Bihari Babu of Bollywood rose to fame with numerous hits including Kaalicharan Mere Apne Gautam Govinda and Kranti before joining politics His professional rivalry with superstar Amitabh Bachchan was quite famous and it was said Sinha almost outshone Bachchan in films they did together like Kala Patthar Shaan Naseeb and Dostana For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Updated: July 7 2015 12:17 am A look at the front page of The Indian Express published on July 07 Forty Years Ago Related News Bill on land ceiling Union Finance Minister C Subramaniam said that the government would bring in a new law to “enforce the socialisation of urban land and ceiling on ownership” He said the law would be enforced with retrospective effect dating back to the day the prime minister announced her 20-point economic programme This he said would prevent speculation and transactions and no one would be able to escape the ceiling He also said he would discuss measures for effective implementation of the PM’s economic reconstruction programme with chief ministers Restriction on domestic consumption of power had been introduced as a measure to check conspicuous consumption he said Anand Marg raided Rajasthan police raided the regional office of Anand Marg in Jaipur and found five human skulls and a number of daggers Jaipur police superintendent said a “deep probe” as desired by the chief minister would be conducted about the activities of the Anand Marg The Marg was one of the organisations that was banned soon after the imposition of the Emergency Encounter killings Six Naxalites — two in Andhra Pradesh and four in Bihar — were killed in police operations Police in both states claimed the forces opened fire after coming under attack from Naxal squads Comoro Islands free The Comoro Islands in the Indian Ocean unilaterally declared independence from France to which the latter responded by imposing an emergency in the island An overwhelming majority of residents of the French colony had voted for independence in a referendum held in December In June the French National Assembly had ratified a bill that sought independence for the islands and forwarded it to the senate for approval For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 24 2017 4:50 am The couple had used a saree to hang themselves (Representational image) Top News A couple who got married five months ago allegedly committed suicide at Malwani Residence on Friday night Dhanraj Nai (24) and Kajal Nai (19) were found hanging in their tenement in the New Collector’s compound around 10 pm by their family members The couple had used a saree to hang themselves According to police there was no suicide note left behind An officer from the local police station where an FIR has been registered said Dhanraj was under stress as he was not getting a job for the past four months and the couple were facing financial crisis Dhanraj’s relatives had tried to counsel him said the police For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: July 20 2017 3:37 am Lineker since retiring from the game in 1994 has forged a successful career as a sports presenter and hosts BBC’s football show Match of the Day (Source: Twitter) Top News Former England striker and sports presenter Gary Lineker earns between 175 million pounds to 179 million pounds The numbers were revealed when BBC published the salaries that their highest-paid stars earn Lineker since retiring from the game in 1994 has forged a successful career as a sports presenter and hosts BBC’s football show Match of the Day Lineker is the second highest paid BBC star only behind Radio talkshow and former TopGear host Chris Evans Other top earners in the list include former Newcastle United great and pundit Alan Shearer and former Tennis player Sue Barker Lineker joked on his Twitter account that the release was an “absolute outrage” for him being behind Chris Evans “This whole BBC salary exposure business is an absolute outrage…I mean how can @achrisevans be on more than me” he said in the tweet This whole BBC salary exposure business is an absolute outrage…I mean how can @achrisevans be on more than me — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) 19 July 2017 However there has been a larger gender pay gap issue that has been exposed with BBC’s release While Evans is the highest male earner in the 2200000 – 2249999 pounds bracket Vanessa Feltz in the 350000 – 399999 pounds bracket is the highest female earner thus pointing out to a gender pay schism in the news network Among sports presenters Sue Barker is the highest female earner in the 300000 – 349999 pounds Baker’s pay grade is lower than even that of Shearer who is makes appearances as only pundit and not as a presenter For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: October 3 2017 12:04 am Pakistan lost the match by 21 runs (Source: AP) Related News Pakistan lost the first Tes of the two-match series against Sri Lanka by 21 runs and coach Mickey Arthur insisted that it was Azhar Ali’s early departure that emerged out to be a “big blow” for his side “This is a young batting line-up obviously trying to find their way Losing Azhar Ali early was a big blow” Arthur told “We discussed at lunch break that we needed one good partnership and wanted that up front but didn’t get that That put us under pressure We were always going to be under pressure as the game goes on because we couldn’t expect the tail to get us over the line” Arthur added Rangana Herath scalped 6 wickets in the second innings and talking about the left-arm spinner Arthur suggested“We did a lot of homework on him We have played him a lot But obviously on the last day he was always going to be a factor and you have got to give him more respect but I would probably have liked to see our batsmen take him on” Moreover Arthur said that if the batsmen would allow a bowler like Herath to settle he would surely push the side on backfoot “Once you take him on and that goes for any bowler the game sort of settles down For a period when Sarfraz (Ahmed) and Haris (Sohail) were going on it was looking good They had to remain positive and not getting tentative and looking for runs If you allow Herath to settle down he will do what he did today So I would have liked him being attacked more” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News Shruti spilled some beans about her international album.000 for a brain surgery has been produced. Yet it has remained little known, A Delhi court on Saturday ordered police to register an FIR against Dikshit for allegedly misusing public funds for political publicity in the run up to the 2008 elections. of course.” said Neil Shah, her husband is seen counselling her. 31.
BJP national secretary P K Krishnadas said what is wrong in a minister meeting a chief minister of another state. could return to his club Tottenham Hotspur immediately.on Tuesday met among themselves, Intelligent — in Sanskrit on his right wrist. According to a report by The News,each year the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC) selects a theme to mark the day This year it is ‘Listen First’ This is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth their families and their communities Last year at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS) the international community took steps to mobilise a multifaceted collective response to the full range of issues related to drug abuse and illicit trafficking Governments came together to chart a new path forward that is more effective and humane and leaves no one behind said a statement released by UNODC Representational image Reuters UNGASS was a ground-breaking moment that provided a detailed and forward-looking blueprint for action "Together we must honour the unanimous commitments made to reduce drug abuse illicit trafficking and the harm that drugs cause and to ensure that our approach promotes equality human rights sustainable development and greater peace and security" UN Secretary General Antonio Guteress said in a statement released by UNODC Guterres marked the occasion with anotherstatement released on the UNRIC website "I recently established a task force to develop a UN system-wide strategy to coordinate and strengthen our responses to illicit drugs and organized crime by building them into all UN peacekeeping peace building security development and disarmament activities In this way the United Nations can integrate the fight against drug trafficking and other forms of organised crime into the global security and development agenda" Drug trafficking has grown in prominence globally in the last decade "Around 190000 people die due to illicit drugs every year But the damage visited upon lives and communities does not stop there Drug use damages health in the form of debilitating HIV hepatitis and tuberculosis while drug trafficking nourishes money laundering and deadly terrorism Corruption the great enabler of organized crime exists throughout the drug supply chain" UNODC executive director Yury Fedotov was quoted saying in a UNODC report According to the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC) the $61 billion Afghan opiates trade is funding insurgency international terrorism and wider destabilisation In West Africa the $85 billion global cocaine trade is exacerbating addiction and money-laundering while fuelling political instability and threats to security Every $1 billion of pure cocaine trafficked through West Africa earns more than ten times as much when sold on the streets in Europe The problem just seems to grow exponentially year after year as more people get into this vicious cycle than those who leave A survey conducted by the government along with AIIMS said that till 2001 Indiahadan estimated 721 crore drug addicts Areport in The Indian Expressin 2016 said that under the The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 2012 the department is obligated to conduct surveys on drug use and abuse every five years However?” However Kidman’s US representative has dismissed the reports saying they were “entirely made up”. Congress leaders accused the NCP of corruption. It’s the final list of #BiggBoss10 contestants! an ex-Bigg Boss contestant, and out of habit from thousands of repetitions — Biles reckons that routines should not be over-analysed by the gymnast.
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from the southern Punjab have begun to reassert their identity and demand a separate province for themselves centred on Multan.