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Five states and UTs get A++ grade in education ministry's Performance Grading Index 2019-20
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Five states and UTs get A++ grade in education ministry's Performance Grading Index 2019-20

The grading index which analyses the performance of states on 70 parameters has put Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan, Puducherry, Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the A+ category.

Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association to organise free coronavirus vaccines for 500 members
Entertainment

Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association to organise free coronavirus vaccines for 500 members

IMPPA, which has 6,000 members, will set up the #vaccine camp at its office in Mumbai’s Andheri West on either 15 or 16 June.

Producers Guild calls out Indian media for 'peddling clickbait journalism' in Sushant Singh Rajput death case
Entertainment

Producers Guild calls out Indian media for 'peddling clickbait journalism' in Sushant Singh Rajput death case

The Producers Guild, headed by producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, also asked the media to stop fanning the flames and said “common human decency” is more important than advertising revenues and ratings

After INOX, PVR expresses 'disappointment' over films' digital release; Producers Guild of India defends decision
Entertainment

After INOX, PVR expresses 'disappointment' over films' digital release; Producers Guild of India defends decision

In an apparent reference to the decision of the makers of Gulabo Sitabo to release the film on a streaming platform, INOX had expressed 'extreme displeasure' over the move. PVR also followed suit.

Kulmeet Makkar, Producers Guild of India CEO, dies at 60; Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar tweet condolences
Entertainment

Kulmeet Makkar, Producers Guild of India CEO, dies at 60; Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar tweet condolences

Kulmeet Makkar passed away in Dharamshala after suffering a massive heart attack

Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar praise government for reducing GST rates on film tickets
Entertainment

Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar praise government for reducing GST rates on film tickets

Bollywood actors including Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Aamir Khan, and filmmaker Karan Johar said the government's decision to reduce GST on cinema tickets will benefit the film industry and the audience.

GST council reduces tax on cinema tickets; Producers Guild of India calls it 'progressive step'
Entertainment

GST council reduces tax on cinema tickets; Producers Guild of India calls it 'progressive step'

Producers Guild of India president Siddharth Roy Kapur said that slashing of GST on cinema tickets would 'help industry move forward positively'

Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea after medical report deems it unsafe
India

Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea after medical report deems it unsafe

A 10-year-old rape survivor has lost her legal battle with the Supreme Court which has refused to allow termination of her 32-week-old pregnancy