Assamese actor Utpal Das keen to work in Bollywood

Assamese actor Utpal Das keen to work in Bollywood

IANS | New Delhi, April 23, 2018: Assamese actor Utpal Das says he would like to work in Bollywood but only with challenging roles. “I’m interested to work in Bollywood. I prefer roles which challenge my credibility as an actor to cater to a wider audience of the entertainment industry,” Utpal told IANS. Utpal, who […]

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

IANS | Agartala, April 23, 2018: The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. “After the digitization of ration cards and computerization of PDS, transparency and performance of the government-sponsored food supply system will […]

SC stays cases against Salman Khan for alleged remarks against Valmikis

SC stays cases against Salman Khan for alleged remarks against Valmikis

ENTERTAINMENT | April 23, 2018: On Monday, Supreme court stayed criminal proceedings the enquiry initiated against Bollywood actor Salman Khan for allegedly making derogatory comments against ‘Valmiki’ community members during the promotion of film ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission of senior advocate N K Kaul, representing Khan, that […]

Manipur witnesses alarming rise in road mishap fatalities

Manipur witnesses alarming rise in road mishap fatalities

IMPHAL, April 23, 2018: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday expressed concern over the increasing road mishap fatalities in the state. In Manipur, a steep rise of 67.9 per cent in the number of road accident fatalities was reported during 2017 when compared with 2016, according to an official data. Singh urged the […]