First Indian film museum opens in home of Bollywood
From silent black-and-white films to colourful blockbusters bursting with song and dance, the evolution of Indian cinema is traced by a new museum in the home of Bollywood. Costing 1.4 billion rupees (S$26.6 million), India's first national film museum is spread across a...
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Indian kills, cuts up and flushes friend down toiletA man in India accused of murdering his friend, chopping up his body and flushing the parts down the toilet has been arrested, police said on ... This is a very appropriate photo what...what is that picture
Indian PM Modi's ruling group likely to fall short of Parliament majority at polls: SurveyNEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling coalition will emerge as the largest group in a parliamentary election expected in the next few months, but will fall short of a majority required to rule, a new nationwide survey showed on Thursday (Jan 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com. Hey...these are just mock up numbers based on today's voting...but actual voting will happen in April....so
Indian transgender woman unable to secure Malaysian visa, told to change gender to ‘male’A transgender senior level IT worker from Hyderabad, India, has said she is doubtful she will be able to make the journey to a conference in Penang, Malaysia, due to there being no appropriate gender option on Malaysian visa forms. Her Indian passport indicates that she is a transgender woman; however .It is a male who has had a sex change operation.
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Starry-eyed Indian fans steal 10,000 litres of milk for movie poster anticsNEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian dairy traders have lodged a police complaint after cinema fans stole huge amounts of milk to pour on film posters for an upcoming movie to bring it good luck.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Splashing out: Indian fans steal milk for movie poster anticsIndian dairy traders have lodged a police complaint after cinema fans stole huge amounts of milk to pour on film posters for an upcoming movie to bring it good luck. 'Paal abhishekam' is a Hindu religious practice involving pouring milk on the idols of deities. Actor Silambarasan took it
Two die after eating sweets offered at Indian templeBENGALURU (AFP) - Two women have died and nine others, including two children are undergoing treatment after eating contaminated food at a Hindu temple in southern India, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Indian opposition leader Gandhi promises minimum income for the poorNEW DELHI (REUTERS) - The leader of India's main opposition party, Mr Rahul Gandhi, said on Monday (Jan 28) his party will provide the poor with a minimum income if it is voted into power in a general election expected in the next few months.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Noted Indian transgender activist shakes up Hindu festivalPRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) — Laxmi Narayan Tripathi expertly applies eyeliner while discussing religious matters with Hindu holy men and attending to an endless stream of visitors eager to touch her feet and receive her blessing.
India's Sikkim state proposes universal basic income schemePunching above its weight, the tiny Indian Himalayan state of Sikkim has proposed to introduce a universal basic income (UBI) for all its residents, the first such move by any Indian state.. Read more at straitstimes.com.