Dalit boy’s death: Something lacking, says Pilot in jibe at CM Gehlot

On Tuesday, Congress leader and former deputy chief minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot visited the victim’s family and said cases of atrocities against Dalits were happening “repeatedly” and that “there must be something lacking”. “In the future, our brothers and sisters from the Dalit-Adivasi community shouldn’t feel that the provisions that we have made for … Read more

Test and T20 cricket can sit together, feels Strauss

Test cricket and T20 can comfortably co-exist despite the mushrooming of franchise-based leagues, feels former England captain Andrew Strauss. Strauss, who is currently the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB)cricket committee, took into consideration the expanded two and half months window for the IPL while making the assessment.”One thing we know in … Read more

Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha appreciated by the Academy, makers says ‘we’re immensely humbled’

Box office reports suggest that Aamir Khan’s latest release, Laal Singh Chaddha, the remake of Forrest Gump, has been receiving a lukewarm response from the audience as the footfall keeps dropping with every passing day. However, the film has received a welcome acknowledgment from the Academy. The official social media accounts of the Academy have … Read more

HSVP launches last scheme for settlement of dues

Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) on Friday announced the launch of the last and final settlement scheme for the year 2022. The scheme will start on August 17 and will continue upto September 30 for all eligible allottees to settle their enhancement and other dues with the HSVP. The first settlement scheme by HSVP was … Read more

Shekhar Kapur remembers Haqeeqat ahead of India’s 75th Independence Day: ‘Most patriotic war film to be made’

As India inches towards its 75th Independence Day, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur reminded people of the 1964 classic war drama Haqeeqat, starring Dharmendra and Balraj Sahni. Directed by Chetan Anand, the film remains one of the most powerful commentaries on the adverse impact of a battle on soldiers. Haqeeqat, also written and produced by Anand, was … Read more

74 elephants captured, rehabilitated in Sakleshpura and Belur taluks of Karnataka since 2000: MoS tells Lok Sabha

A total of 74 wild elephants were captured and rehabilitated since 2000 in the forest areas of Sakleshpura and Belur taluks of Hassan district of Karnataka, said Minister of State for environment, forest and climate change (MoEF&CC) Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to Janata Dal (Secular) MP Prajwal Revanna in Lok Sabha Tuesday. … Read more