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Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment's 'laadli' turns 100

Apr 26, 2012

Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment's 'laadli' turns 100

When it comes to awards, in 1998 Zohra was honoured with the Padma Shri, one of India's highest civilian honours, following which she received the Kalidas Samman in 2001, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2004. In 2010, she was bestowed with the Padma Vibhushan. Small parts or big, Zohra continues to spread smiles. #BollywoodDailies #United Nations Population Fund #Bhaji on the Beach #Padosi #James Ivory #Bend It Like Beckham

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Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment's 'laadli' turns 100

Sep 16, 2014

World Hunger Decreasing, But 1 In 9 People Still Undernourished

* Global hunger rate falling but more action needed - agencies * Progress in some countries masks struggles in others * Ebola virus creating food crisis in West Africa * IS control of Iraq grain facilities "very worrying' - WFP (adds quotes, detail) ... #Syria #Iraq #United Nations #West Africa #Africa #Philippines #Haiti #World Food Programme #Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment's 'laadli' turns 100

Aug 28, 2014

Vietnam tackles high abortion rates

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Two decades ago, still impoverished and reeling from the effects of the US war, Vietnam's Ministry of Health attempted to tackle the country's unchecked population growth, imposing a two-child rule among families and provi... #Vietnam #Ho Chi Minh #Marie Stopes #United Nations Population Fund
Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment's 'laadli' turns 100

Aug 29, 2014

Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour flood across the border

Barack Obama accused Russia of “repeatedly and deliberately” violating the territory of Ukraine and warned Moscow that it was now more isolated than at any time since the Cold War. Speaking after the US had lambasted Russia in an emergency session of... #Barack Obama #Europe #United Nations #Lithuania #Baltic #Samantha Power