Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Anurag Thakur

Rishab Shetty’s ‘Kantara’ becomes highest-rated Indian film, beats ‘KGF 2’, ‘RRR’

Actor-filmmaker Rishab Shetty’s latest Kannada film ‘Kantara’ has broken the record of Yash-starrer ‘KGF 2’ and has come out victorious by becoming the highest-rated Indian film on IMDB.The film, which released on September 30, is an action-thriller written and...

Asha Parekh to be conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke award

Veteran actor Asha Parekh will be honoured with the Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2020, the highest recognition in the field of Indian cinema, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said on Tuesday.Parekh, 79, will be presented...

Government blocks 45 videos on 10 YouTube channels: Anurag Thakur

Government has ordered the blocking of 45 videos from 10 YouTube channels that contained fake news and morphed content with the intent to spread hatred amongst religious communities, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Monday.The blocked videos...

Cabinet okays Natl Logistics Policy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the National Logistics Policy, which had been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17, and aims to reduce the cost of logistics in the country, bringing it at par with global...

AAP and BJP spar over ‘Rohingya flat’ issue

Kejriwal distributing ‘revdi’ to Rohingyas: BJP The BJP on Thursday stepped up its attack on the AAP government in Delhi over the issue of Rohingya Muslims and alleged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was distributing “revdi” to the illegal immigrants and...

PM pays homage to those who lost lives during Partition; Cong slams BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior BJP leaders on Sunday paid homage to those who lost their lives during the Partition as the Congress accused the ruling party of using the traumatic events as a “fodder” for its...

Govt blocked 94 YouTube channels, 19 social media accounts in 2021-22

Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Thursday that in 2021-22, the ministry took strong action against YouTube channels working against the interest of the country.Responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Thakur said the ministry acted...

PM interacts with Indian contingent bound for CWG

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with the Indian contingent bound for the Commonwealth Games via video conferencing. The interaction was attended by both the athletes as well as their coaches. Sports minister Anurag Thakur was also present...

Govt gives ONGC, Vedanta freedom to sell crude oil

The government on Wednesday allowed firms like ONGC and Vedanta to sell locally produced crude oil to any Indian refinery for turning it into fuel, such as petrol and diesel, as it deregulated one of the last few avenues...

PM flags off first-ever torch relay for Chess Olympiad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the first-ever torch relay at the Indira Gandhi stadium here for the 44th Chess Olympiad that will be held in July-August.The ceremony was also attended by Union Minister of Sports and Youth...