HT Correspondentletters@hindustantimes.comKolkata: Relations between West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state’s All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) government took a turn for the worse on Tuesday when the latter curtailed the governor’s powers as chancellor of state universities through a set of new rules.
GORAKHPUR Governor Anandiben Patel on Tuesday expressed her concern over high number of girl students suffering from anaemia in the state and stressed on the need for taking some concrete steps immediately.
On Monday as news began to stream in of a saffron sweep in the Karnataka bypolls, chief minister B S Yediyurappa’s younger son B Y Vijayendra became the toast of the BJP after engineering the party’s maiden victory in the K R Pete assembly seat bypoll.
As an actor, Suyog Gorhe has a checklist. And to his delight, three of his wishes from that list were ticked while shooting for his forthcoming film. From riding a superbike and driving a sports car and experiencing being shot in the leg, he did it all. “I play a filthy rich kid who goes to extreme levels to do anything in Senior Citizen. So, apart from riding and driving expensive cars, I also experienced how bullet firing sequences are shot. And, I lip sync to a song where Sonu Nigam has lent his voice. It has been the best experience,” says the Girlfriend actor.
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico could see ‘mass protest’ by Catalan separatists outside Camp Nou
Catalan separatists from Democratic Tsunami on Tuesday called for a “massive” protest around Camp Nou stadium on December 18 where Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to play their rearranged Clasico.
Writer-actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge has once again made it clear that her gender played no role in her hiring as one of the writers on No Time to Die. The 34-year-old actor, who has been getting critical praise for her show Fleabag, was earlier this year roped in to polish the film’s script. There was speculation that she was hired to make the film more inclusive, specifically to improve the portrayal of women in Bond movies.
Jodie Whittaker made history when she took the controls of the time-travelling Tardis as the first female lead in the sci-fi series Doctor Who. Now, she says, it is time to build on that achievement, by challenging the casting decisions holding back performers across her whole industry.
The role of a mother as well as an athlete is not an easy task. Recently, a picture of a breastfeeding volleyball player from Mizoram is winning the Internet. The player Lalventluangi, is a part of the Tuikum Volleyball Team. The picture has quickly gone viral and even caught the attention of the Government of Mizoram.
The return of Test cricket to Pakistani soil is an emotional occasion, captain Azhar Ali said on Tuesday but that will not come in the way of his team’s efforts to make amends for a disastrous tour of Australia. Pakistani players will play Test cricket at home after a gap of 10 years when they take on Sri Lanka in a two-Test series starting here on Wednesday. A 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team had led to a freeze on cricket in Pakistan, which has been playing its home matches on neutral venues.
Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji who is essaying the role of tough cop Shivani Shivaji Roy in her upcoming flick Mardaani 2 visited the Police Control Room in Mumbai and discussed how cyber-crime is putting women and girls at risk in our country.
Actor Hina Khan took a dig at rising onion prices with a hilarious video where fans also got to see her dad. Joining the online brigade of Indians cracking jokes at the rising prices of onions, Hina posted a fun video on her Instagram Story.
Gal Gadot says Wonder Woman 1984 was physically more gruelling for her than its 2017 predecessor and she suffered many spine injuries during the making of the film. Gadot is back as the titular superhero with the new film that is set in the 80s, taking a time leap of over 60 years.
India is a team that plays T20 cricket with an ODI mindset, still. Yes, you can keep your brick bats ready for this analysis of ours but that is what it seems with the way the team bats, especially when they are setting a target. The practice of keeping wickets in hand initially and looking to go hammer and tongs in the last 5 has not yielded great results for the team which has found itself short of putting up unachievable targets despite a strong platform upfront on most occasions.
Gurgaon, Haryana, India: Dunnhumby, the global leader in customer data science, has rolled out a new pioneering flexible work plan. As per this plan Dunnhumby India will offer a range of benefits such as flexi-shifts, flexi-place and flexi-part time arrangements including an enhanced paternity leave.
“We are finally realising that brands that become too focused on the individual and the change payoff are actually falling off. Brands that are about rootedness and collectivism are the ones that are doing really well. The idea is to move forward basis our roots,” said Dheeraj Sinha, MD, India and Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett – South Asia.
Shweta Basu Prasad ends marriage after an year, announces separation with Rohit Mittal: ‘Some things are just best left unfinished’
Actor Shweta Basu Prasad has announced her separation from husband Rohit Mittal after one year of marriage. She got married in December last year.
Federal authorities are investigating a cyberattack on the city of Pensacola, Florida, home to the naval air station where a Saudi flight student killed three sailors and wounded eight others on Friday.
India and Australia have almost concluded negotiations on an agreement for reciprocal access to military facilities for logistics support that is expected to be signed during Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit in January, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.