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Director Aditya Datt Responds To Objections Over Title Of Sunny Leone’s Biopic ‘Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone’

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Director Aditya Datt

Earlier in the day, it was reported that the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has objected to the title of Sunny Leone’s biopic ‘Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone’ as they feel that a person who doesn’t follow the teachings of Sikh Gurus shouldn’t use the name Kaur as it could hurt Sikh sentiments. Read more

Gopi Birla Memorial School organized National Level MUN

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Student participants at GBMUN

Gopi Birla Memorial School (GBMS) powered by Birla Edutech and Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) as the knowledge partner, had organized a city level Model United Nations on the 13th and 14th of July at GBMS. This event saw 500 students from various schools across the country participate in the third edition MUN organized by GBMS alumni and hosted by Birla Edutech. Read more

‘Evening Shadows’ spreads the message of Sweekar

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Sweekar - The Rainbow Parents

While currently the Supreme Court is hearing a clutch of petitions around Sec 377, the film Evening Shadows is propelling the dialogue through cinema and discussions. This award winning narrative film is continuing its very successful festival run with official selection at 18 international film festivals across the globe and garnered two awards. But more importantly it is raising awareness about acceptance of LGBTQ persons by their families, which becomes more important in the Indian context where social prejudices and dogmas are still prevalent.

Sridhar Rangayan, director of the film, has been invited to Los Angeles to present the film at Outfest Los Angeles on July 15th, one of the largest LGBTQ film festival in the world with an attendance of more than 45000 people. Read more

5th Edition of Times NOW & ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Awards 2018 Honors Global Indians

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Times NOW, India’s leading English news channel from the Times Network and ICICI Bank hosted the 5th edition of NRI of the Year Awards 2018 today in Mumbai. The NRI of the Year Awards salute the spirit of global Indians who have been an inspiration and made a mark for themselves worldwide. Sunil Chhetri, Indian football team Captain was presented with the prestigious Global Indian Icon and Prem Watsa, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of Fairfax Financial Holdings was conferred with the Special Jury NRI of the Year Award, amidst a glittering evening.

To celebrate NRI of the Year Awards 5th edition, a coffee table book was launched by Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India, MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network, Vijay Chandok, Executive Director ICICI Bank, Lt. Gen Sudhir Sharma, Advisory Board – India, GIIS and Farokh Balsara -Partner and National Director – Consumer Products and Health Services, Ernst & Young. A new trophy designed by renowned jewellery designer Poonam Soni was also unveiled at the ceremony by Bollywood actress, Chitrangada Singh. Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India was the chief guest for the evening and the event was graced by notable personalities including Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri, actress Chitrangada Singh, singer Akriti Kakar many more from the TV and Bollywood industry. Anukreethy Vas, Miss India 2018, Meenakshi Chaudhary, First Runner Up, and Shreya Rao Kamavarapu, Second Runner Up made their first appearances on the red carpet after winning the Miss India tittles. The gala event was hosted by Sameer Kochhar and Mandira Bedi. The evening also witnessed a mesmerizing dance performance by Terrence Lewis Dance Institute. Read more

Gurmeet Choudhary champions the cause of plastic ban!

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Gurmeet Choudhary

Gurmeet Choudhary has been recently approached by the college students of the Mumbai-based College to be a part of street play based on the recently imposed plastic ban by the Maharashtra government.
Considering Gurmeet’s popularity and fan following among the youth, the college students wanted to spread awareness about the ban and thought that staging a play would be a good way to do that. Read more

WhatsApp condemns the spread of Fake news on the platform, takes series of initiatives to curb this

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WhatsApp, the Facebook owned messaging application in India responded to the Indian government, in directive to take measures to check the spread of irresponsible and explosive messages on its platform which have led to unfortunate acts of violence and lynching in the country. In a letter dated July 3, 2018 to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), it highlighted several measures that it will be implementing to prevent the misuse of platform in the country by introducing relevant features on the application.

“WhatsApp cares deeply about people’s safety and their ability to freely communicate. We don’t want our services used to spread harmful misinformation and believe this is a challenge that companies and societies should address. For example, we recently made a number of updates to our group chats and will be stepping up efforts to help people spot false news and hoaxes,” said a WhatsApp Spokesperson in a statement. Read more

Sairat director might direct the Biopic on Cabinet minister Ramdas Athawale..!

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It’s not every day that a biopic on a political leader or a Minister is made. It is for the first time ever Cabinet minister Ramdas Athawale’s life and his journey will be depicted, so that itself makes this upcoming political drama special. Panther depicts the journey of a man’s beliefs of winning over wrong, fighting against the atrocities on Dalits & emerging as a Powerful Leader. It will represent the era of fights, rebels, upliftments, protests, marches, authorities, responsibilities and peace. Demand of equality and normal life for all was an agenda. Path crafted on teachings of Baba Saheb leading to a life of achievements, peace, unity, harmony and civil rights. Panther showcases the saga and endeavour of masses for their rights, the initiatives taken for betterment of society, preachings being practiced dutifully. Read more

Things2doinMumbai reached a million Mumbaikars with its social media campaign for Oasiss Desserts

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Nikesh Gala, Director of Oasiss Desserts

Things2doinMumbai, an experience-centric content platform initiated a path-breaking social media campaign for Oasiss Deserts. The brand recently launched its 4th outlet in Thane, Mumbai. The campaign went live just 24 hours prior to the launch and unveiled a compelling offer rendered by the brand. The brand hosted a special offer of INR 10 for one dessert and INR 200 for a 1/2 Kg cake. Scrumptious desserts like waffles, pastries, milkshakes, ice-creams, pancakes and more were offered at unbelievable rates. The offer duration was kept at a flexible time starting from 3 pm to 9 pm to make sure both students and families could avail the offer. Read more

Brunch hosted by Mr. Gaurav Grover,President NDSWA (New Delhi Social Workers Association)

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Gaurav & Palka Grover

Mr. Gaurav Grover and Ms. Palka Grover hosted a brunch  for their friend and Ambassador, Republic of Indonesia to New Delhi – H.E. Mr. Sidharto R. Suryodipuro and H.E. Mrs. Dewi Ratna Suryodipuro and other dear friends to celebrate the India - Indonesia friendship and the upcoming 18th Asian Games also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018.The do was hosted at their award-winning Japanese restaurant,GUPPY. Read more

Karan pledges to create the next generation of musical superstars

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Karan Oberoi

After spending more than a decade in the industry and analyzing its different faces, Karan Oberoi feels that India doesn’t create musical superstars, rather it feeds on them.

“When was the last time an initiative was taken to discover, create and hone the skills of a musical talent and hand hold them to stardom,” he questions.

Referring to the futility of the reality shows that claim to offer a platform to the budding talent, A band of boys member said, “The TV ‘reality shows’ don’t really count because they pander to the audiences for TRPs. And once the show is over, the artist is forgotten and expected to just fend for himself, while we move to the next reality show. Where is the training, the management, the initiative to build him up and take him to newer height?” Read more