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Amitabh Bachchan supports Global Appeal 2018 against leprosy

Amitabh Bachchan supports Global Appeal 2018 against leprosy. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thrown his weight behind the 2018 Global Appeal against leprosy. Japanese philanthropist Yohei Sasakawa of The Nippon Foundation, also the WHO goodwill ambassador for leprosy elimination since 2001, reached out to the actor to honour him at an upcoming event for a global

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind. Actor Saqib Saleem, who has played cricket for Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir before entering into the entertainment industry, is planning to promote cricket for the blind in the country. The 29-year-old actor, a member of the ‘Mumbai Heroes’ at the Celebrity Cricket League – a non-professional men’s cricket league, has also arranged for free coaching for the special players.Talking about the

SYP supports abolition of death penalty

Fatehgarh Sahib: Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) strongly criticised Indian government for opposing United Nations resolution that “sought to promote a moratorium on executions with a view of abolishing death penalty”. Regretting India’s standpoint on the subject, Dal Khalsa’s youth wing is of the view that the enlightened section and god-fearing people are united in

Rishi Kapoor supports Hillary for US President

Mumbai: After Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and actor Kabir Bedi rooted for Hillary Clinton, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor also expressed support for the Democratic nominee for the forthcoming US elections. Rishi on Monday wished Clinton for the elections, which would be taking place on Tuesday. “POTUS (President Of The United States). Go, Hillary Clinton! Please

Facebook Messenger now supports PayPal payments

  San Francisco:  Online Payment gateway PayPal has joined social media giant Facebook where the service will now be available in Messenger for people in the US to shop via chatbots. As part of the deal, Paypal will make it easier to link your PayPal account to Facebook and Messenger, techcrunch reported on Tuesday. Messenger

Capt supports service chiefs’ objections over pay anomalies

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday supported the objections raised by the three services chiefs over the anomalies in the pay scales of the defence personnel in the Seventh Pay Commission.“There is brazen and blatant discrimination with the defence services in the pay scales which is disgusting and condemnable”, the former

Amarinder supports service chiefs’ objections over “pay anomaly”

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Amarinder Singh today supported the objections raised by the three services chiefs over the anomalies in the pay scales of the defence personnel in the Seventh Pay Commission. “There is a brazen and blatant discrimination with the defence services in the pay scales which is disgusting and condemnable,” the

Mark Ruffalo supports Matt Bomer’s transgender character

Los Angeles: Actor Mark Ruffalo has defended actor Matt Bomers casting as a transgender sex worker in the feature film “Anything,” following criticism by the transgender community. The former says that its “wrenching to see” the community “in this pain”. Ruffalo is an executive producer on the recently wrapped project, in which Bomer portrays a transgender

Awareness for Malaria, Dengue and Chikungunya

How malaria supports spread of infectious cancer in Africa

New York: Infectious agents can cause a lot of cancer in Africa and researchers believe they now have a clue to how malaria during pregnancy creates the right conditions for a virus to cause cancer in children. The researchers wanted to explore why the Epstein-Barr virus causes a type of cancer called Burkitt’s lymphoma only

Stan Lee supports Zendaya’s casting in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Los Angeles: Zendaya Coleman’s casting as Mary Jane in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” has got negative responses from fans, but comic book legend Stan Lee has backed the the actress. The Spider-Man creator, who also created the character of MJ, thinks that the Disney star’s take on MJ will be “absolutely wonderful”, reported Ace Showbiz. “If she

Twitter now supports large GIFs

New York: Micro-blogging website Twitter has increased its animated GIF (graphics interchange format) size limit from 5MB to 15MB if uploaded on the web from a desktop, a media report said on Tuesday. However, the 5MB photo limit stays the same, along with the GIF limit, for mobile uploads on Twitter. Read: Twitter forces tweet-archiving PostGhost

Anupam Kher supports UN Women’s work on gender equality

New York: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is happy to be appointed as the 50/50 champion for gender equality to support UN Women’s work. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took a step in

Manpreet supports demand to declassify Op Bluestar files

Bathinda: Congress leader Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday supported the national leaders of SAD-BJP alliance demanding the Operation Blue Star files to “expose the truth behind the episode”. Manpreet was here to take the stock of food grains’ procurement process in the grain markets. He was reacting to Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s desire to see the