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Bhumi Pednekar talks about breaking stereotypes

Actress Bhumi Pednekar talks about breaking stereotypes

Actress Bhumi Pednekar talks about breaking stereotypes. Actress Bhumi Pednekar spoke extensively about women and breaking the stereotypes in a candid conversation with movie buffs at a special Master-class, at the ongoing International Film Festival of India 2017 on Saturday. Pednekar, ever since her debut film ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’, has captivated millions of hearts with her talent and

China nuclear envoy in talks on North Korea threat

Seoul: China’s top nuclear envoy arrived in Seoul today for talks on the North Korean threat, as a US naval strike group headed to the region in a show of force. President Donald Trump, fresh from a missile strike on Syria that was widely interpreted as putting Pyongyang on warning, has asked to be provided

Jat stir: Khattar invites Jats for talks

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited Jat leaders for talks in Delhi today, in a bid to end the community’s 50-day long quota stir. The talks come ahead of the Jat community’s plans to gherao Parliament in support of their demands. As a precautionary measure, Army has been called out. Prohibitory orders

Punjab, Haryana should hold talks on SYL canal row: Tomar

Jalandhar: BJP Punjab affairs in-charge Narendra Kumar Tomar on Monday said that Punjab and Haryana should hold ‘talks’ over Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue for an amicable solution. Tomar accompanied by Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla said that SYL case was a subject between two states and after

New Zealand PM arrives, to hold talks with Modi tomorrow

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks tomorrow with his New Zealand counterpart John Key, who arrived on a three-day India visit today, during which he is likely to seek Wellington’s support for India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). New Zealand was one of the countries that took the stand at

Daily post Impact: Kher talks tough over absent doctors in dispensaries

Chandigarh: Finally, Member of Parliament, Kirron Kher has taken a note of absentee doctors and paramedical staff at various Primary Health Care Centres( PHC) and dispensaries across the city , especially in rural areas. Kher in a stern message directed UT administration and Municipal Corporation to install biometric attendance machines at every PHCs to keep

Mizoram to continue peace talks with terror outfit

Aizawl: The Mizoram government would continue to hold peace talks with the Manipur-based terror outfit — Hmar People’s Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the second round of the bi-partite talks is scheduled on October 5, an official said here on Thursday. The first round of talks between the government and the HPC-D was held on August 10.

Harshvardhan in talks with Sriram Raghavan for his next

Mumbai: Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor is in talks with director Sriram Raghavan for his next. “We are in talks for a film but nothing is confirmed. Hopefully there should be an announcement soon,” Harshvardhan told PTI. Raghavan is known for making hit thrillers like “Ek Hasina Thi” and “Badlapur”, while his forthcoming project is also going

McLaren refutes acquisition talks with Apple

London: British automotive manufacturer and Formula One team owner McLaren has denied reports that tech giant Apple is set to acquire it The company said there were no discussions over a sale or investment from Apple, Telegraph reported on Thursday. “We can confirm that McLaren is not in discussion with Apple in respect of any

Start unconditional talks with all Kashmir stakeholders: CPI-M

Srinagar: CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday urged the government to start an “unconditional dialogue” with all stakeholders, including separatists, for peace in Kashmir that is battling nearly two months of the deadliest unrest in years. “The state and central governments have to take the political dialogue forward now. There will be no solution

Egypt’s Sisi says Putin ready to host Mideast peace talks

Cairo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his Russian counterpart and close ally Vladimir Putin wants to host an Israeli-Palestinian summit to revive peace talks, in an interview published today. Sisi told state newspaper editors that he believed Israel was increasingly convinced of the need for a peace deal, saying it was a “positive sign.”

No talks on Kashmir as Jaishankar accepts Pakistani invite

New Delhi: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday accepted his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Chaudhry’s invitation for talks, but rejected the proposal to discuss the current Jammu and Kashmir unrest. Jaishankar has, however, agreed to discuss aspects related to cross-border terrorism, sources said. India has also conveyed that it “rejects in their entirety the self-serving allegations

India, Switzerland in talks for pact on information exchange

New Delhi: India is in discussion with Switzerland to enter into an agreement for implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two nations, Parliament was informed today. “The government is in discussion with the government of Swiss Confederation to enter into an agreement for the implementation of AEOI between the two countries,” Minister of

Govt in advanced stages of talks on spl status to AP: Jaitley

New Delhi: Amid continued uproar in Lok Sabhaover the issue of granting special status to Andhra Pradesh, government today said it is at a “fairly advanced stage” of discussions with the state government and would arrive at a solution shortly. In a brief intervention, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also admitted that at the time of

Modi arrives in Tanzania, to hold bilateral talks

Dar es Salaam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Sunday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the State House here marking the start of his engagements with the Tanzanian leadership. “A ceremonial welcome, the East African way. PM’s Tanzania engagements begin at the State House in Dar es Salaam,” tweeted Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of the Ministry


Transport Minister talks of ‘No Work No Pay’ for HRTC employees

Shimla: Transport minister G S Bali on Thursday talked tough and said ‘No Work No Pay’ policy would be strictly implemented in the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). “The employees do not come for work will not get any salary. We are very clear on that,” Bali said. He was replying to the queries of

After marked turnaround, SpiceJet talks growth

New Delhi: India’s second largest budget carrier SpiceJet will go for a major fleet expansion and increase existing frequencies, after the dramatic turn around from the brink of closure in just five quarters, chairman Ajay Singh has said. The airline that saw its market share jump from 9.4 per cent in January last year, just

Parrikar on a 5-day visit to China

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold talks with top Chinese political and defence leaders during his five-day visit to that country beginning today which comes amid strains in bilateral relations over Beijing’s move to block India’s attempt in the UN to clamp a ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar. Defence Ministry sources said the