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'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal passes away

  

Pns: Actor Sitaram Panchal passed away on Thursday morning. He has been suffering from lung cancer and also facing financial difficulties'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal passes awayBollywood actor Sitaram Panchal, best known for his performance in Irrfan Khan’s 'Paan Singh Tomar', died Thursday morning after a three-year-long battle against lung cancer. Panchal worked with Akshay Kumar (Jolly LLB 2), Irrfan Khan (Paan Singh Tomar) and several other A-listers of the industry....

Bangla film actor Salman Shah's mother seeks PM's intervention

  

Pns: Famous Bangla film actor Salman Shah’s mother Nilufar Chowdhury Neela today sought Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s intervention bringing the people, who were responsible for the death of her son, to book for justice.“I want legal support and intervention from the prime minister. I believe in the law and also believe that I would get justice,” Neela said.She made the appeal while addressing a press conference in London, reports private television channel Somoy TV.READ MORE:...

Dilip Kumar’s condition is stable and slowly improving

  

PnS: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who is being treated at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for kidney problems, is stable and his condition is slowly improving said on Sunday. The 94-year-old actor was initially admitted with complaints of dehydration and urinary complications on Wednesday evening.According to a statement by Lilavati Hospital, the superstar's health is slowly coming back to normal and he is not on dialysis currently either.The statement read, "Dilip Kumar is stable,...

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar in ICU

  

Pns: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu is mum on reports of him suffering from a kidney ailment and says she is hopeful that he will recover soon with the prayers of his well-wishers and fans. “We have to pray he recovers soon. He should be well Inshallah! God willing. The doctors are treating him,” Banu told PTI this morning, when asked about reports that Kumar is suffering from a renal ailment. The 94-year-old acting legend is currently in the ICU at Lilavati hospital...

Tagore's gift to Nritya

  

Pns: Rabindranath Tagore, a poet, philosopher, composer, playwright, and painter, was one of the strongest figures to have given a solid form to the cultural life in the sub-continent. As he travelled the world, his visits to different parts of South Asia, in particular, opened his eyes to a broader Asian framework. His interest lay particularly in what he called the “operatic” South East Asian theatre forms, and devoted much of his time and energy in creating his own theatrical style, with...

Clooney couple to help 3,000 Syrian children

  

Pns: George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education. More than one million Syrians -- including over 500,000 children -- are registered as refugees in Lebanon after fleeing the devastating war that has lasted more than six years in neighboring Syria. UNICEF said Monday that close to 200,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon...

Mashrafe Mortaza, Joya Ahsan win Sera Bangali award 2017

  

Pns: Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and film actress Joya Ahsan have been awarded “Sera Bangali” this year. Kolkata’s leading Bangla daily Anandabazar Patrika hosts the award every year recognising the contributions of Bangali persons for outstanding contributions to different fields of sports and other sectors. The award giving ceremony was organised at a five-star hotel in Kolkata on Saturday. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been awarded on sports category...

Sylvester Stallone sends special birthday wishes to Schwarzenegger

  

Pns: ylvester Stallone wished his friend and co-star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, an advanced “happy birthday” on social media.The Rocky star shared some throwback photos with the “big man” Schwarzenegger, who turns 70 today.Stallone posted side-by-side images of a young Schwarzenegger in workout gear and him in his Rambo costume.He wrote, “Pre HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARNOLD!!! As long as you live and beyond, you’re always going to be the “BIG MAN” Who set the bar so high that it will never be...

This file photo shows the USS John C. Stennis, the USS Nimitz, and the USS Bonhomme Richard along with USS Antietam, USS O'Kane, USS Higgins, USS Denver and USS Rushmore steaming through the Gulf of Oman. Iran's Revolutionary Guards said yesterday that the US Navy had approached their patrol vessels in the Gulf and fired flares in what it called a provocative move. AFP Photo

Iran rules out halt to missile tests as tension with US rises

  

Pns: TEHRAN: A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic, reports AFP.In the latest incident on the ground, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said the US Navy had approached their patrol vessels in the Gulf and fired flares."At 4 pm (1130 GMT) on Friday, the supercarrier USS Nimitz and its accompanying warship, while being monitored by the Guards'...

Purnima back with Eid tele-drama

  

Pns: Popular actress Purnima is back in acting after returning from abroad. She is working for an Eid tele-drama directed by Roman. The shooting of the drama began at a house on Friday. Besides, she will work for upcoming Eid under the direction of Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar, SA Haque Alik, Tania Ahmed, Imraul Rafat and Manik. “Script is very important to me. If I do not like the script, I do not take the work,” she added.About said, “It seems that, there is lots of pressure during this...

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