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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the honor of carrying the Quee...

We had earlier reported that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be in Australia to ring in her hubby Abhishek Bachchan’s birthday. But this trip is special for the actress for more reason that one. Now we hear that Aishwarya has received a special honour as being ... Bollywood Hungama, 2 months ago

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Aboriginal protesters disrupt baton relay

Indigenous rights activists disrupted a leg of the Commonwealth Games baton relay at Gold Coast on Wednesday and demanded Britains royal family members ask them for permission to visit "stolen" land. A few dozen protesters blocked the Queens Baton Relay route ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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PM Modi joins world leaders for CHOGM retreat in UK

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with leaders of other Commonwealth nations in London. Photograph: Press Information Bureau of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday joined other heads of government for the leaders' retreat at Windsor Castle, which will conclude the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the United Kingdom. The closed-door meetings comprise the informal segment of CHOGM, where the leaders meet without any pre-set agenda and without the presence of ...
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PHOTOS: Protestors, delays and rain backdrop as CWG opened

IMAGE: Australia's aboriginal heritage was the central theme of the ceremony which lasted a little over two hours under overcast and often drizzling skies.Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Indigenous rights protestors, a heavy rain shower and transport issues provided a turbulent backdrop to the opening ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. About 100 noisy but peaceful protestors were contained by police outside the venue some 90 minutes before the official start of ...
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CWG Opening Ceremony PIX: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

Australia celebrated its ancestry and native traditions in a soul-stirring Commonwealth Games opening ceremony but protests by indigenous aboriginals against the very idea of Commonwealth came as a poignant reminder of the unforgotten colonial brutalities. Ironically, Australia's aboriginal heritage was the central theme of the ceremony which lasted a little over two hours under overcast and often drizzling skies. The buzz that seemed lacking in the build-up to the Games was very much ...
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Why Sheila Dikshit was 'saddened' by CWG probe

'An event that should have made India proud was being perceived entirely as a money-making enterprise, resting on malpractices and without any benefits whatsoever for the Capital and its people.'An exclusive excerpt from Sheila Dikshit's memoir Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life. IMAGE: Then Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, 2010 Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell, then Congress MP and Union minister Praneet Kaur and Suresh Kalmadi, then president of the Indian Olympic ...
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Creativity challenged as fringe groups thrive

Be it Sanjay Leela Bhansali 's historical dramas, 'Padmaavat' and 'Bajirao Mastani' or Ashutosh Gowariker's period-movie, 'Jodhaa Akbar' all of them faced a lot of opposition. One common factor in the protests against these movies by the fringe groups was the ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

People flock to Padmaavat as fringe groups protest

As Padmaavat opened to packed houses across the country on Thursday, the Karni Sena, which is leading the agitation against the movie, announced that the protests will continue. Clearly hinting that there will be no climb down in their protests, the Rajput ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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