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"illegal" and "unconstitutional, Manipur CEO Vivek Kumar Dewangan distributing Electoral Photo ID Card to a new voter at the City Convention Centre, unemployment and distress migration as effects of climate change. Written by Parmita Uniyal | New Delhi | Updated: September 17," he said. huddling around fires at dawn as authorities sent in help. 2017 1:34 pm Aparna Sen do not believe in sending out conscious messages through her films. Top News Veteran actor and filmmaker Aparna Sen who has made path-breaking films like 36 Chowringhee Lane and Mr and Mrs Iyer is ready with her next project — Sonata a psychological exploration of three unmarried women facing mid-life crises And despite the weighty subjects she chooses for her films Sen says she never makes films to propagate social messages — the medium for her is not a preacher’s pulpit “I make films about human beings that may have entertainment value or not depending on the story I don’t believe in sending out conscious ‘messages’ as a film is not a preacher’s pulpit” Sen told IANS in an email interview from Kolkata She however feels that “all human beings have their own politics — whether they are conscious of it or not” “This politics is bound to be reflected in the work of a serious filmmaker When I make a film I try to tell a human story to the best of my ability I do not set out either to preach messages or purely to entertain” added the veteran Sen’s latest directorial venture releasing on April 21 is adapted from the play Sonata by Mahesh Elkunchwar Also read |Transgenders becoming reality: Aparna Sen The film talks about the life of three unmarried women friends — Aruna Chaturvedi (professor) Dolon Sen (banker) and Subhadra Parekh (journalist) played by Sen Shabana Azmi and Lillete Dubey respectively — facing mid-life crises As a takeaway the National Award winner hopes people connect with the “warmth and understanding between the friends” from the film Sen said Sonata appealed to her so much as a play that she decided to make it into a film “When I set out to film it I followed the play more or less I didn’t need to draw from anywhere else In any case Indian society is not a homogenous entity It is rich in its diversity” Sen said when asked if the film has taken reference from society Hence the two new characters that I introduced — a maid (Ramabai) and a transgender woman (Meera Rao) who is a friend of the protagonists — are both drawn from Indian society” she added Also read |Sonata trailer: Shabana Azmi Aparna Sen Lillete Dubey show the other side of mid life crisis Watch video Talking about working with Shabana again Sen said: “Our journey together has been one of mutual trust and respect Even though ‘Sati’ my first film with her did not do well commercially she never lost her faith in me as a director and worked with me again in my telefilm ‘Picnic’ and then again many years later in my feature film ’15 Park Avenue’ and now ‘Sonata’ “Now she says that she would like to work in every single film of mine As for me I respect her hugely as an actor that I can always depend on and even more so as a socially conscious human being” The mother of actress Konkona Sen Sharma is known for portraying women in strong roles in her films Does she feel women have acquired better and more meaningful projection in Bollywood movies now “Not so much in mainstream cinema where the heroes still dominate But there have been quite a few films with women as protagonists lately such as ‘Pink’ or ‘Gulaab Gang’ or ‘Godmother’ or ‘Neerja’ which have been appreciated by the audience” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Dipti Singh | Mumbai | Published: June 30 2017 2:29 am Top News The Maharashtra government has formed a committee to suggest names of eminent freedom fighters social reformers and political leaders after whom hostels meant for backward class meritorious students across the state could be named Students and inmates of these hostels however called it a move to politicise the leaders and felt that improvement of hostel facilities was more important The objective officials said is to end the confusion that reigns as a majority of these have no names and are known as “backward class students’ hostel” “The move will also highlight the contribution of political leaders freedom fighters and social reformers who have contributed to society and the downtrodden especially prominent in the region where the hostels are located” said Rajkumar Badole Minister of Social Welfare and Justice The four-member committee will be headed by the minister Other members include the Minister of State (MoS) secretary and joint secretary of social welfare and justice department However students and activists slammed the government for failing to improve the deteriorating conditions of these hostels “The state government has failed to improve the condition of existing hostels Instead of working towards improving the hostels they feel naming them is the priority” said a student from Sant Eknath government hostel at Chembur Former hostel inmate and student activist Advocate Manoj Tekade said the move to name these hostels is good but priority should be improving facilities at these hostels Tekade who is also the president of the Prahar Vidhyarthi Sanghtana has alleged that the condition of existing hostels is bad and the food served is unhygienic “There have been instances from time to time pointing out the bad maintenance at these hostels The facility that the state government provides for free is not good At many places including Mumbai building and infrastructure is bad There have been cases of lizards worms etc in food served at the hostel mess Instead of resolving this the government has formed a committee to name these hostels” added TekadeCurrently there are 381 hostels for Currently there are 381 hostels for backward class meritorious students run under the social welfare and justice department of which 161 are meant for girl students belonging to backward classes The state government has also announced that it will build 50 more hostels for meritorious girl students belonging to backward classes For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsChennai | Updated: July 5 2017 9:02 pm Joshna Chinnappa won the Women’s title under the guidance of Achraf El Karargui (Source: File) Top News The contract of the national squash team’s foreign coach Achraf El Karargui has been extended by two years by the Sports Authority of India Egypt’s Karargui whose one-year contract was to expire at the end of this month would now work along with the national coach Cyrus Poncha till 2019 The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) made a proposal in this regard which had been accepted by the SAI Ponch said today welcoming the extension of Karargui “It is certainly a positive move and we hope that Indian squash will continue to bring laurels to the nation It was a very eventful year with coach Achraf (Karargui) coming in giving us the Egyptian way of training” he said “Indian players have benefitted from his presence in the one-year stint Therefore the SRFI put forward an application to get an extension” Poncha said Karargui guided the Indian players to success at the Asian Individual Squash Championships here in April with Joshna Chinnappa winning the women’s title beating Dipika Pallikal in the final Saurav Ghosal also reached the final but lost to Hong Kong’s Max Lee The Egyptian coach is presently travelling with the junior players and Chinappa in Alexandria Egypt He is likely to return to India on July 10 The Indian players will take part in various tournaments including World Junior Individual Championships and Women’s World Junior Team Championship in New Zealand later this month and the World Doubles in Manchester next month They would also be seen in action in the World Men’s Team Championships in France in November For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi | Published: June 1 2015 7:46 pm Actress Yami Gautam had been busy with hectic shoot schedules for the film which made her home sick leaving her wanting to go home Related News Actress Yami Gautam has been continously shooting for her next movie with T series The actress had been busy with hectic shoot schedules for the film which made her home sick leaving her wanting to go home As soon as the actress got some time after her first schedule she booked tickets to Chandigarh and visited her parents and relatives The actress has been staying alone in Mumbai for quiet some time now She was seeking some quality time with family and was lucky enough to find some time now Share This Article Related Article Even though Yami went home for just a couple of days the trip rejuvenated her The actress overcame her craving of eating home cooked food and catching up with her old friends and siblings This was a much needed trip for the young actress Yami said “Yes we were in a long and hectic shoot schedule So when I got some days off I immediately booked my tickets for home” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Barcelona | Published: May 5 2017 7:05 pm Real Madrid face the already relegated Granada who have lost their last five games on Saturday (Source: Reuters) Top News Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the need to rest during the season as the prolific Portuguese prepares to sit out a fourth consecutive league away game in missing Saturday’s trip to Granada Ronaldo has missed eight of Real’s 34 league games so far this season in contrast to last year when he participated in 36 of 38 only absent due to a hamstring injury he sustained late in the campaign The benefits of playing fewer games this term were evident as the Portuguese forward scored a dazzling hat-trick against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday to take Real to the brink of a third Champions League final in contrast to the withered state in which he finished last season Zidane remarked last year that Ronaldo needed to rest more but it was difficult to convince him to sit out games but said on Friday the 32-year-old had accepted his new reality “I speak with Cristiano all the time and I know him very well He knows that until now he played 60-70 games a season and the accumulation of all those years meant he needs to rest a little” Zidane told a news conference “I’m not the coach that has made him rest all I know is that players need to rest especially if they want to arrive at the final stage of the season in top condition” Real face the already relegated Granada who have lost their last five games on Saturday needing a win to stay level on points with La Liga leaders Barcelona although Zidane is expected to leave Ronaldo out of the squad The Portuguese would be suspended from next Sunday’s vital league game against Sevilla if booked against Granada Real trail Barca in the standings due to their inferior head-to-head record but have a game in hand on the Catalans meaning they will win a first league title since 2012 if they collect 10 points from their remaining four games Ronaldo’s treble against Atleti followed his five goals in the quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich and Zidane said the player’s ruthless display meant he could collect the Ballon d’Or for a second year running taking him level with Lionel Messi in winning the prestigious individual award five times “I think he could win it again and he deserves all the credit for that” said Zidane For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Tanuj Lakhina | Updated: August 4 2016 8:48 am Janine Beckie who plays for Houston Dash in America is not new to quick goals even before the other team has time to settle in (Source: Reuters) Top News The opening ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics is still two days away but the football event is already underway with six women’s matches taking place on Wednesday And the second match between Canada and Australia has brought the tournament to light Janine Beckie of Canada scored in just 20 seconds to put her team 1-0 up after being completely unmarked in the box and slotting home an easy chance Australia kicked off the game but under strong pressing by Christine Sinclair the Aussie defence lost the ball and the Sinclair made the most of the lapse with Beckie scoring the fastest goal in Olympic football history – men or women Beckie who plays for Houston Dash in America is not new to quick goals even before the other team has time to settle in She had scored a goal after just 57 seconds when she played for her university Texas Tech Just when you think Beckie is one of the players who try and capitalise on early lapses by opposition then she also springs up and scores a 94th minute winner as she did for Canada last month against Brazil In the run up to the Rio Olympics she expressed disappointment at not being included in the World Cup squad but was happy to be part of this “technical” Canadian team When you score the fastest goal in Olympic #football history after just 20 seconds pictwittercom/54RgvkMZfA — Our Game Magazine (@OurGameMagazine) 3 August 2016 If that goal wasn’t enough Shelina Zadorsky was sent off for Canada in the 19th minute for a professional foul which happens to be the quickest sending off in Olympic history The match is still underway Just when you think the drama was over Beckie missed a penalty in the 73rd minute Butno harm was done with Sinclair scoringthe second in the 80th minute to take the game beyond Australia Football event began with Sweden beating South Africa 1-0 at the Maracana Stadium For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: May 11 2017 6:31 pm For future fights Vijender is in discussions with current promoter IOS Boxing Promotions Top News WBO Super Middleweight Asia Pacific champion Vijender Singh who was promoted by IOS Boxing Promotions along with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions has decided to terminate his agreement with Queensberry Promotions with immediate effect The reason behind terminating this contract is Queensberry Promotions not honouring and delivering their contractual obligations for more than a year Commenting on this Vijender Singh said “Yes it is true that I have decided to end my agreement with Queensberry promotions For future fights I am in discussions with my current promoter IOS Boxing Promotions There were a lot of things that Queensberry Promotions had committed to me as part of their contractual obligations but failed to deliver I have had a very good career with them but not fulfilling what you commit is something I don’t agree Maybe in future Queensberry and I work together but as of now I am only working with IOS Boxing Promotions I am looking forward to having my next fight in July 2017 in Mumbai promoted by IOS” Neerav Tomar Promoter IOS Boxing Promotions said “It is unfortunate that we could not go the distance with Queensberry Promotions due to non-delivery of contractual obligations from their end as they had committed future fights in the UK and globally which for the last one year they have been unable to do so In order to ensure Vijender’s career progression in the professional boxing world IOS on their own accord invested heavily and promoted his two title fights in India Vijender and I are planning a series of fights starting from July in Mumbai This will further enhance and fuel the growth of professional boxing in India” It may be recalled here that Vijender Singh and Queensberry Promotions entered into an agreement in mid-2015 Vijender has now decided to end the agreement and stay only and exclusively with IOS Boxing Promotions From here on IOS will be responsible for future associations and promotions of Vijender Singh For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News he should provide her with all these cards – the ‘woman card’ and the ‘victim card’, Sidharth also took Jacqueline on a ride in Mumbai, Why is the cabinet secretary to work for four years?

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