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WILLIAM JONES CUP DAY 1- INDIAN MEN SHOOT WELL AGAINST IRAQJULY 15, 2017LEAVE A COMMENTON WILLIAM JONES CUP DAY 1- INDIAN MEN SHOOT WELL AGAINST IRAQ
The Indian men’s basketball team lost to Iraq 68-86 on the first day of the William Jones Cup, but there were some positives to take heart from.Power forward Amjyot Singh Gill put in another standout performance, continuing his good form from the BRICS Games, with 22 points and 6 rebounds.Collectively, the Indian team’s shooting from beyond the arc was also very impressive, making 12 three pointers at a 55% conversion rate.Next up, the Indian men play South Korea on 16th July at 1100 hrs CST (0830 IST).
Bengaluru, 15th July 2017:  The Indian men’s basketball team lost to Iraq’s National Team 68-86 on the first day of the William Jones Cup, but there were many positives to draw from the performance. The Indians raced to an early lead after the end of the first quarter, but relinquished it after being outscored 28-13 in the second quarter.
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CAG TO AUDIT NOIDA, GR NOIDA, YAMUNA EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITIESJULY 13, 2017LEAVE A COMMENTON CAG TO AUDIT NOIDA, GR NOIDA, YAMUNA EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITIES UP government has ordered Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) audit of three industrial development authorities which are facing allegations of irregularities and corruption. In the latest decision, the state government ordered CAG auditing for Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway industrial development authorities, UP Industrial Development Department Principal Secretary Alok Sinha said. The Noida Authority had earlier opposed CAG auditing, saying it is an autonomous body. Apart from carrying out checks on procedures, utilisation of funds and progress of projects, the CAG audit may also scrutinise the terms of contracts, agencies and contractors to whom the projects have been awarded, they said. Allegations have been levelled that the three authorities had made large-scale land allotments to builders and other allottees at throw…
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AMY JACKSON TO PRODUCE A SHORT FILM FOR ANIMAL WELFARE!JULY 12, 2017LEAVE A COMMENTON AMY JACKSON TO PRODUCE A SHORT FILM FOR ANIMAL WELFARE! Be it raising her voice against cruelty towards animals or raising funds through an NGO for the betterment of animals, Amy Jackson has always supported animal welfare. Taking the noble cause to the next level, the gorgeous actress has now decided to co-produce and feature in short film with her friend creating awareness about cruelty to animals and how to prevent it. The actress will soon be meeting the government officials in India for the documentary’s sponsorship and plans to send the documentary to several film festivals. Amy says, “I am producing a short movie with my friend in London (UK). We’ve shot half of it. This cause is close to my heart and I am always up for animal welfare. I’m a public personality, and raising awareness is only a small contribution towards animal welfare. I have also applied to a few festivals and have approached …
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MOVIE: LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHAJULY 11, 2017LEAVE A COMMENTON MOVIE: LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA Lipstick under My Burkha: a specimen of the pulsating spirit of rebellion women
The movie Lipstick under My Burkha, produced by Prakash Jha and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava is a call for gender equality from our so called society. But what will happen when women protest and fight for what they want? Well, this question can best be answered through the movie Lipstick under My Burkha. Ekta Kapoor on being asked about the reactions and censor said, “The fight is much bigger. Censor board just stops the film but the ideology we are talking about is to be combat at various levels by various women. I am sure that it is entertaining enough that everyone can go to the theaters and have a blast. So it’s not about the censor board but the subtle biased behavior that we encounter every day.” She further added, “The movie is so amazing that I feel that 11 awards is just a start and it will be a pity …