ISLAMABAD, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- At least two people were killed, and several others went missing when a boat carrying at least 25 people displaced by floods, capsized in the Indus River in Pakistan's south Sindh province on Thursday, local media reported. … [Read more...] about 2 killed as boat capsizes in Pakistan’s Sindh province
Kids having bad dreams
Swara Bhasker wrote, “This image that filled my childhood, this face that my child eyes learnt to admire almost like a cultural norm.. This gaze that looked at me each time i looked at the panels in the auto rickshaw i travelled in.. That fiery performer i saw each time i tuned into the bi-weekly #Chitrahaar A part of my childhood is lost! Absolutely devastating news !!!!!!! #Sridevi ji One of #Bollywood ‘s brightest fires.. icon of an era, queen of hearts & an artist beyond compare! Deepest condolences to the family.” … [Read more...] about Sridevi dies after cardiac arrest in Dubai, autopsy complete, body to be flown to India tomorrow: Updates
In 2010, speaking to media, Amitabh had said: “Smita was a unique lady and she had a premonition about my accident. I was shooting for Coolie in Bangalore in 1982. One night at about 1am I got a call from Smita. She said, ‘I’m sorry to disturb you Amit-ji, but are you okay?’. I said yes I’m fine. Then she said, ‘I had a really bad dream and I just wanted to find out if you were okay’. Next morning, I had that accident on the sets of Coolie. It was just unbelievable.” Amitabh had said this while promoting Aarakshan, which starred Smita’s son Prateik Babbar. … [Read more...] about I feel a strange restlessness: Was Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet about Sridevi’s death?
This one will take you to the golden era of films where there was emotion, music and acting. Not that those elements are missing today, but at least the first two have been put on one of the back rows. Here's yesteryear actress Ranjeeta who made a stunning debut opposite Rishi Kapoor in Laila Majnu in 1976 followed by a golden run of 10/12 years and is now happily watching from the outside. ETimes chatted with Ranjeeta over the telephone. She's extremely honest and upfront in her answers. No beating around the bush and that's what we like. Excerpts from the interview: Why have we stopped seeing you on the silver screen? We moved to the US for my son's studies for quite some time. We came back to settle in Pune. But after playing a heroine, you really cannot take the mother roles. Also, I think people thought that I had moved to the US bag and baggage and I haven't kept in touch much with anybody either. Not even in touch with Sachin, Mithun Chakraborty or Amol Palekar? You did a … [Read more...] about Exclusive! Ranjeeta Kaur on Bollywood: Too much toxicity in the film industry now
The father of a class 3 student said he could not submit the fees this academic session as he is out of work since March. “I have been informing the school that I am struggling to make my ends meet after losing work due to the lockdown. I had promised them that I will submit all dues by October but they removed the name of my child from Microsoft teams (online video conferencing app). I have no idea what to do now?” said the parent, who runs a garment shop in Chandni Chowk. … [Read more...] about Private schools defying Delhi govt’s orders, barring students from online classes over fee