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January 12, 2020

University politics should be student-centric, not engage in political party agendas: NBA chairman

New Delhi , Jan 13 (ANI): National Board of Accreditation (NBA) chairman KK Aggarwal on Sunday asserted that protests at government universities were hampering academic work and said that student politics should be student-centric rather than being agendas of political parties."Student politics at universities should be centred on student issues and their rights. If the students have genuine demands, it is our responsibility to listen to hear them out and help them. However, it is a matter of loss for the entire country if…

First time religious test introduced into definition of Indian citizenship: Tharoor on CAA

New Delhi , Jan 13 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said that passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act is the first time a religious test has been introduced into the definition of Indian citizenship.The problem with the Citizenship Amendment Act is that it is wrong in principle. This is the first time that a religious test has been introduced into the definition of Indian citizenship. Never before, in our country has it mattered what your religion was to qualify to be an Indian citizen," Tharoor said…

NBA Academy India beat Szolnoki Kosarlabda Akademia

New Delhi, Jan 12: NBA Academy India made a powerful come back to beat Szolnoki Kosarlabda Akademia 66-56 in their last game in the Stage II of European Youth Basketball League in Szolnok, Hungary, on Sunday.Kerala's Pranav Prince and Harshawardhan Tomar of Madhya Pradesh were impressive as they scored 15 points each while their compatriot Manoj Sisodiya shined with 13 points. The team controlled the game in the first quarter by maintaining a 16-11 lead but Szolnoki Akademia fought back in the second quarter by closing…

Kuldeep Singh breaks his ‘sanskari image’ with ‘Gandii Baat’

Mumbai, Jan 12 : Kuldeep Singh, who is seen playing the role of Lord Vishnu in the TV show "Vighnaharta Ganesha", says the web series "Gandii Baat" helped him to break his "sanskari image" and challenge himself as an actor."After playing lord Vishnu, Ram and Krishna in the show, when I got the role in 'Gandii Baat', I was excited to take it up as it would break my 'sanskari' image and challenge me as an actor," said Kuldeep."Both the roles are totally opposite and shooting for both of them at the same time was really a…

Telugu star Allu Arjun yet to get ‘great’ Bollywood offers

Hyderabad, Jan 12 : Telugu star Allu Arjun is keen on exploring the "new terrain" by making his Bollywood debut. He says he is generally flooded with Bollywood offers but is yet to get the "great ones".His 2008 Telugu film "Parugu" was remade in Hindi as "Heropanti". Many of his films have been dubbed in Hindi. Asked if he has considered acting in remakes of his own films or do a Bollywood film some day, Arjun told IANS: "Yeah, a full-fledged Hindi film is something that I am interested in. I think any south Indian actor…
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