I seek peace, freedom from prominence: Amitabh Bachchan

I seek peace, freedom from prominence: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, November 5 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan says at 75 he only seeks freedom from prominence, which has seen him face allegations in the Bofors scandal, Panama Papers case and most recently for “illegal construction” on his property.   “At this age and time of my life, I seek peace and freedom from prominence… […]

Quadrilateral meet that includes India should not hurt us, says China

Beijing, November 5 (IANS) China has hoped that a US-brokered quadrilateral meet that includes India, Japan and Australia is not aimed at China and would “comply with the trend of times” which it identified as peace, development, and cooperation.   A senior US government official had said last week that Washington was keen to have […]

Nagaland: FM Tragopan creating waves

Nagaland: FM Tragopan creating waves

Morung Express News Kohima | November 4   In India, FM (FM Rainbow) was first introduced during the 1980s when radio listening was declining in urban areas.   Today, FM is an essential medium of entertainment and news for most metro cities especially for young Indians.   Although, delayed by a few decades the introduction […]

I came into films as a woman: Vidya Balan

I came into films as a woman: Vidya Balan

Mumbai, November 5 (IANS) From playing a sari-clad lady in her debut film “Parineeta” to essaying mother to megastar Amitabh Bachchan in “Paa” — National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan has taken on myriad roles all in just 12 years of her Bollywood career. Now geared to be seen as a full-of-life housewife in “Tumhari Sulu”, […]

Trump lands in Japan, says U.S. and allies are prepared to defend freedom

Trump lands in Japan, says U.S. and allies are prepared to defend freedom

U.S. President Donald Trump departs after a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Japan November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   KAWAGOE, Japan, November 5 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying […]

Was demonetisation pain worth it, asks common man

Was demonetisation pain worth it, asks common man

People prepare documents outside a branch of Axis Bank before queueing to exchange old high denomination bank notes in Old Delhi, India, November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton   New Delhi/Hyderabad/Bengaluru/Kolkata, November 5 (IANS) Large companies and bankers, employees and customers, as well as small and medium enterprises have all vented their anger at the demonetisation […]

Women power: How a forest was saved from timber mafia

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), November 5 (IANS) Armed with just water bottles and sticks, a group of poor tribal women in Muturkham village of Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand trekked miles to the sal forest that surrounded their habitat. Their mission: To save the forest from being plundered and denuded by the “forest mafia”.   Accompanied by […]