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Movie ‘Gully Boy’ named as India’s official entry to Oscars 2020

Director Zoya Akhtar’s musical drama film “Gully Boy” has been named as India’s official entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category to the 92nd Academy Awards (Oscars 2020). The movie chronicled the story of Mumbai’s street rappers and was said to loosely based on rapper Naezy’s life. 

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Neha J Hiranandani authors book “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules”

The book titled “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules” has been authored by Neha J Hiranandani. It gives details the struggles and achievements of 50 remarkable women. The book features contemporary women like Olympic medallist PV Sindhu as well as historical figures like the warrior queen Abbakka of Chowta dynasty who singlehandedly defeated ..

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Paro Anand authors book “Being Gandhi”

The book titled “Being Gandhi” has been authored by award-winning author Paro Anand. This new book will mark the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by looking beyond the leader and his politics and into his way of life.  It explores “not Gandhi the man or his life as a leader, but really the Gandhian way that ..

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Vinesh Phogat books Olympic Quota with World ChampionShip Bronze

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat booked her spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by winning the Bronze Medal at the World Championships. Bronze Medal at World Championships Vinesh Phogat defeated two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the bronze medal bout of 53 kg freestyle category. Vinesh Phogat is only the fourth Indian female wrestler ..

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52nd National Engineer’s Day (NED)

The National Engineer’s Day (NED) is celebrated every year on 15th of September in India to mark the birth anniversary of acclaimed civil engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. He was known as the father of Modern Mysore for his outstanding contribution to society.  He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955 for his contributions to the ..

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