Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday reportedly sought a contribution of Rs 11 and a stone from each family for construction of grand Ram temple in Ayodhya while addressing an election rally in Jharkhand. "Very soon, a grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya. Every family should contribute Rs 11 and a stone for the Ram temple," Adityanath said while addressing the rally in Bagodar, adding that the 500-year-old dispute could be resolved through the efforts made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Congress, RJD, CPI-ML and some other parties did not want solution of the prolonged dispute," he said. Appealing to people to vote in favour of BJP candidates in Jharkhand elections, UP chief minister said, "I come from the state which gave Lord Ram and his system of governance, called Ram Rajya, a system where polices are made keeping in mind the villages, poor, youth, women and every section of the society without any biases. The same work is being done by Prime … [Read more...] about In Jharkhand Election Rally, Adityanath Asks People for ‘Rs 11 and a Stone’
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Japanese movie 'They Say Nothing Stays the Same', directed by actor and musician Joe Odagiri bagged the 'Suvarna Chakoram' (The Golden Crow Pheasant) award at the 24rd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). The movie recites a poetic tale of idyllic rural life being threatened by change in an uncompromising visual style. Brazilian director Allan Deberton was awarded the 'Rajatha Chakoram' (The Silver Crow Pheasant), for the best director for his movie 'Pacarrete', which brings out the bold dynamic life and dreams of an ageing artiste in a changing world. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who handed over the awards, quoted the life of renowned Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Solanas and urged the people to be more vigilant in contemporary Indian politics. He reminded the packed Nishagandhi open air auditorium here about the life of Solanas, who once led protests against the government in Argentina. Taking inspiration from Solanas, who … [Read more...] about Videsi film, desi honour: Japanese movie ‘They Say Nothing Stays The Same’ Bags ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ award
'Rahul Gandhi has shown that he can field questions on the fly -- something the frontrunner in this election has failed to do in the last five years -- but does it mean he can survive another bout with a primed-up ArGo?' asks Saisuresh Sivaswamy. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo Interviews, genuine interviews -- not scripted ones with predetermined questions and answers that we have become all too familiar with in this election season -- sometimes don't go the way they are expected to. The interviewer approaches it with one set of expectations -- usually hoping to be counted as the definitive interview -- while the interviewee approaches with a different set of expectations -- ranging from saying what s/he wants to get across, to giving a good account of oneself when faced with uncomfortable questions. The problem for the interviewer is when he has not done his homework and doesn't ask the questions that need to be asked, instead focusing on aam questions, while for the interviewee it … [Read more...] about Sai’s Take: Has RaGa gotten over ArGo?
The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra, which is the regulating body for the medical education in the state, formed a seven-member committee on Thursday to investigate the short-circuit and fire mishap at the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Parel, that led to the death of a two-month-old boy, Prince Pannelal Rajbhar, last month. Confirming the development, DMER director Dr TP Lahane, said, “We have instructed the panel to submit the report within 15 days.”The committee consists of paediatricians, electricians hired by the state government and the medical superintendent of JJ Hospital.A senior panel member said, “We will start our investigation from Monday and look into the report compiled by the municipal corporation. We will also ask the police to submit its investigation report.”On November 7, a short circuit had caused the nodes of an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine attached to Prince to … [Read more...] about KEM tragedy: DMER panel to submit report in 15 days