GOPALPUR (ODISHA): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday hailed the Corps of Army Air Defence as force multipliers in hostile conditions and asked its men to strive for excellence to keep the nation's dignity. Kovind was speaking after presenting the President's Colours to the Corps of Army Air Defence at the Army Air Defence Centre at Gopalpur in Odisha's Ganjam district. The President's Colours was received by the Army Air Defence Centre on behalf of the Corps of Army Air Defence at Gopalpur Military Station here. The President's Colours is the highest honour bestowed upon a regiment in recognition of their contribution to the security of the nation, he said. The programme was attended among others by Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Speaking at the programme, the president said "You have been true force multipliers in the most inhospitable terrain and climatic conditions in the world. I take … [Read more...] about President awards President’s Colours to Corps of Army Air Defence
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Filmmaker Karan Johar on Thursday dismissed rumours that he had roped in Miss World Manushi Chillar as a second heroine for his film "Student Of The Year 2". "There is no truth to the news yet. We are very proud of Manushi's achievements. I was hosting the show the year she won, so I have met her before and I did see potential in her. I look forward to meeting her... I haven't met her yet after she won the crown for India. But there has been nothing discussed yet," he told media at Raymond Crossword Book Awards in Partnership with Wizcraft. 'Student Of The Year 2' stars Tiger Shroff as the male lead. The filmmaker was honored with the best author award in the category of Popular Choice award for biographies for his book "An Unsuitable Boy", which reveals everything right from his movie-making voyage to emotional revelations about his fallout with close friends in the industry.A Poster of 'Student of the year 2' After winning the award, Karan said: "I am quite excited about the … [Read more...] about Miss World Manushi Chillar opposite Tiger Shroff in ‘Student Of The Year 2’?
Priyanka Chopra shared a heartfelt note of gratitude after being honoured at the Marrakech Film Festival. She shared pictures of herself with the award on Instagram and wrote, “To think that my career started nearly 20 years ago is surreal. I am honored and proud to be recognized tonight at the Marrakesh Film Festival.”“Thank you, truly, to everyone who came out to Jemaa el Fna square. #Gratitude. Thank you @melitatoscan @festivaldufilmdemarrakech,” she added.Apart from Priyanka, Hollywood legend Robert Redford, Moroccan actor Mouna Fettou and French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier were also feted at the Marrakech Film Festival. View this post on Instagram To think that my career started nearly 20 years ago is surreal. I am honored and proud to be recognized tonight at the Marrakesh Film Festival. Thank you, truly, to everyone who came out to Jemaa el Fna square. #Gratitude. Thank you @melitatoscan @festivaldufilmdemarrakech ❤️ A post shared by … [Read more...] about Priyanka Chopra pens emotional note after being honoured at Marrakech Film Festival
(This story was first published in the Times Of India on December 6, 2019) By Pina ki Chakraborty New Delhi: Fast track courts were set up to deliver justice quickly. Data, however, shows that they have not quite lived up to their reputation, sometimes taking decades to give a judgment. Telangana had the second-worst track record, with such courts taking over 10 years to clear roughly 12% of the cases, according to the recently released National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. These courts were set up in 2000 to clear the huge backlog of cases in sessions and other judicial courts. . A year ago when a mob lynched musician Nilotpal Das and his friend Abhijeet Nath in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam, the state government ordered the case to be shifted to a fast track court. For a crime that made national headlines, little headway has been made since then. The family’s lawyer Manas Sarania said, “The main reason for the delay has been the large number of cases … [Read more...] about Fast-Track courts that take more than 10 years to deliver justice
Mumbai: After a wait of 17 long years, Indian model Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World crown. Since yesterday's announcement, many Bollywood celebs and public figures have congratulated her on winning the prestigious event. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Soha Ali Khan, Dia Mirza and others spoke on the special day for the young girl of Haryana. Here are some endearing messages from B-town celebs: Actress Shilpa Shetty expressed her happiness on the 21-year-old girl from Haryana winning the crown, by saying, "I am so happy. She is such a beautiful girl and India has won the title after a wait of 17 long years. It is a really happy news for all the people of the country." "It is a wonderful moment for India and I would like to congratulate her on the victory," said Soha Ali Khan. Meanwhile, many celebrities took to their Twitter handles to congratulate Manushi on becoming Miss World 2017. The Megastar of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan congratulated Manushi by … [Read more...] about B-Town congratulates Manushi Chillar on winning Miss World crown