The dominant image of Luchino Visconti's 1963 film The Leopard - set during the Italian Risorgimento, when aristocrats began to be supplanted by the rising middle classes - is that of the old prince of Salina (Burt Lancaster in a super performance) ... Business Standard India, 1 week ago
There are 12 million children in Sindh between the ages of 5 and 16, of which 50 per cent are out of schools, says a report confirmed by provincial education department. Drop outs were identified to be a major challenge as against 722,931 ...Pakistan Today, 2 weeks ago Half of children aged between 5 and 16 are out of schools in Sindh Frontier Post, 1 week ago
Political parties come together to sign a charter pledging to improve education . Representatives of the major political parties in Sindh at the Children's Literature Festival hold up the copy of the pledge to education. PHOTO: ...The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago
WORDSMITH: Gulzar That Bollywood is omnipresent and among the most popular subjects doing the rounds was rather evident when even literary giant Vikram Seth — never mind that he bashfully described himself to B-town's poet laureate Gulzar saab ki ...Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
ic permanence, classical romance and drama giving way to short-term gratification, the dialogue writer, as bemoaned by the legendary Salim-Javed duo in a recent interview, no longer enjoys the pride of place he once enjoyed in Hindi cinema Udti ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
When the National Awards were conceptualized in 1954, the motivation was to honour meritorious artistes for outstanding contribution to their respective areas of work. Initially, the prizes may have been "owners' pride" but they lost much of their ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Although perpetually seen as a brooding and tragic icon, Guru Dutt cultivated humour and a child-like zeal for mischief. The innate multilayered persona of one of world cinema's most serious figures, overlooked by most as being melancholic, was also ...New Delhi Pioneer, 2 months ago
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