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Govt silent on CBFC committee recommendations

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Govt silent on CBFC committee recommendations

Mumbai :Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who headed a committee to take a holistic look at the functioning of the controversy-ridden CBFC, says he is surprised that the government has not yet to responded to the recommendations made by them. “We haven’t heard from the government at all. I am waiting when they will take a […]

Amazon is Prime, Netflix runner up

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Amazon is Prime, Netflix runner up

Despite entering India a year after Netflix, Amazon’s Prime Video service has pipped the former. At the end of 2017, Prime held nearly 10% of the total over-the-top (OTT) streaming market with over 610,000 subscribers, according to data shared by London-based IHS Markit with Quartz. In comparison, Netflix, which launched its video service in India […]

AIR Dibrugarh: Golden Birthday!

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AIR Dibrugarh: Golden Birthday!

DIBRUGARH (Assam): – Radio, someone still loves you. And there’s no doubt that All India Radio Dibrugarh is planning a great celebration on its Golden Birthday. Lohit Deka, head of programming says there will be some three thousand new programmes over AIR Dibrugarh this golden jubilee year! All the programmes to be broadcast during the golden […]

Whose history? ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji, say historians

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Whose history? ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji, say historians

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) He gnaws the meat off the bone, bares his hairy chest, has long unruly locks and laughs like a hyena. History doesn t quite remember Alauddin Khilji like this, but that is the image Sanjay Leela Bhansali seeks to portray of the Khilji dynasty king in his film “Padmaavat”. The […]

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

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To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

The media is being threatened again for doing their job. The Aadhaar issuer has filed  a police complaint against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters over an exposé on how the cards’ data were selling for Rs 500. Is the government (official )machinery  deploying intimidation tactics to deter the press from doing its […]

India is more than just us politicians: PM Modi

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India is more than just us politicians: PM Modi

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an appeal to the media to concentrate on the reporting of facts, without fear or favour . He also remarked that there is a surfeit of reports on politics. “I observe, that a lot of the media discourse today revolves around politics. It is only fair that politics be […]

Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

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Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

Ranchi:  The Jharkhand government has given its approval for production of 20 films, says a PTI report. The approval was given on the recommendation of members of the technical committee of the Jharkhand Film Development Corporation (JFDC). Of the 20 films approved for production in the state,  four Santhali films, three films each in Nagpuri, […]

Harvey’s woes only just begun?

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Harvey’s woes only just begun?

Los Angeles: The Producers Guild of America banned disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for life today, vowing that sexual harassment would no longer be tolerated within its ranks. New accusations of sexual assault have continued to pour in since investigations in the New York Times and New Yorker three weeks ago exposed the tycoon as […]

Editors Guild slams Rajasthan’s ‘harmful ordinance’

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Editors Guild slams Rajasthan’s ‘harmful ordinance’

The Rajasthan Government’s  ordinance to gag the media is a “pernicious instrument” to harass the media, the Editors Guild said in a statement. Students of media will clearly see how the ‘Authoritarian Theory’ of  Media is being implemented.  The press will need the government’s permission to report on their own inept or corrupt officials, etc. […]

He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

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He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

Los Angeles, Sep 28: The greatest playboy of them all, and the man who gave millions of  hormone charged guys of all ages lasting memories filled with anticipation, ecstasy, and dread has left us. Hugh Hefner, the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine has died. He was 91. But his spirit lives on. A statement […]

RK Studio violated safety norms, says Fire Brigade

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RK Studio violated safety norms, says Fire Brigade

Bombay (Mumbai), Sep 28 : The Mumbai Municipal Corporation fire department has issued a notice to the owners of the iconic R K Studio here for “violation of safety norms” which, it claims, led to a massive blaze on the premises. The fire detection system in the studio was ‘non-functional’ according to an officer. The […]

Major fire at iconic RK Studio

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Major fire at iconic RK Studio

Bombay (Mumbai): A major fire broke out today on the sets of dance reality show “Super Dancer” at the iconic RK Studio, founded by legendary Raj Kapoor in suburban Chembur, in which its ground floor was gutted, officials said. No casualty was reported. Six fire tenders and five water tankers were rushed to the site […]

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