Richie Mehta's award-winning series, which was acquired by the streaming giant after it bowed at Sundance, is based on the police investigations behind the real-life fatal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012. Canadian-Indian director Richie Mehta's debut series Delhi Crime Story has generated strong buzz since it bowed at Sundance this year as part of the festival's Indie Episodic program. The series is based on the police investigations following the horrific and fatal gangrape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012 which sparked national outrage about the safety of women and the slow pace of the law in delivering justice. The seven part series was acquired by Netflix which streamed it worldwide in March. It is toplined by Shefali Shah who portrays a senior woman police officer who heads the investigations as she battles against all odds. While adding to Netflix's growing slate in India, the series was also a test case in how to present a story tackling sensitive and controversial … [Read more...] about Director of Netflix’s ‘Delhi Crime Story’ on Show’s Impact, Violence Against Women in India
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By the end of this year Myanmar should have been free of narcotics. Instead, production of opium is soaring and the East Asian country, once part of the fabled Golden Triangle, is the second largest producer in the world. Axel Kronholm investigates why.Proposing a toast at the end of a successful meeting is not an unusual practice in many parts of the world. A handshake suffices for most people. For others it may involve knocking back a glass of the local hooch.In Chin state, those attending a village meeting on agricultural development are invited to take a hit of opium.A rusty tobacco tin is passed round as village elders, farmers and even the staff of a local non-government organisation (NGO) use a toothpick to scoop up a tiny dark, gooey pellet of raw opium - and swallow.Scattered on the slope of a mountain, Mualpi is a village of 175 households overlooking the Manipur river in north-western Myanmar, also known as Burma.Small-scale opium cultivation has existed here for a long … [Read more...] about China’s drug habit fuels return of the Golden Triangle
Gaming has seen a massive shift in the past few years with manufacturers shrinking down their chips to make them fit inside portable machines. Gaming laptops have always been a niche category, but not anymore. You now have the flexibility to choose between entry-level notebooks for light gaming, or a heavy-duty powerhouse that can match up to the performance of desktops. This year will be the third iteration of the Tech and Auto Awards which India's first Technology and Automotive Awards, celebrating the confluence of connectivity and mobility. After a stupendous first two editions, the third edition will be live on December 10 at the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi. It is expected that Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India and Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science and Technology, will also be in attendance. Some of the most prominent gaming laptops that we saw this year includes the Alienware Area 51m which is outfitted with upgradable hardware including the processor … [Read more...] about Tech and Auto Awards 2019 | Nominations for Gaming Laptop of the Year – Alienware Area 51m, HP Omen X 2S and More
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been in the US shooting for his next international project, No Man’s Land for the last few weeks. He had attended the International Emmy Awards in New York, where his British crime drama TV series, McMafia, won the Best Drama series. Riding high on global acclaim for his work, Nawazuddin feels the recognition abroad and in India has been fulfilling. “International filmmakers and actors are watching good Indian content. We, too, are aware of the good films from Korea or Europe or US, similarly, they are aware of the good films we make, irrespective of the box office fate of that film. Moreover, I don’t care about box office and if I did, I would have to cater to films that make crores and then need songs and certain emotions to make them work. Such movies are great but ultimately, as an actor, you are known for the choice of roles and films,” he says, adding, “There are many actors who have given many … [Read more...] about Nawazuddin Siddiqui: ‘There are many actors who have given many super successful films but not many would be remembered’
Chili’s American Grill & Bar opened on Saturday in SC VivoCity Mall in HCM City's District 7. — Photo courtesy of Chili’s The American chain of restaurants Chili’s American Grill & Bar opened its first Chili’s in Viet Nam at SC VivoCity mall in HCM City’s District 7 on December 7. The Golden Gate Red Hots Joint-Stock Company and Brinker International Inc worked together to bring Chili’s American Grill & Bar to the country. The restaurant serves Tex-Mex style meals with steaks, burgers, ribs and fajitas and drinks such as margaritas. Ha Thuc Tu, managing director of the Golden Gate Red Hots Joint-Stock Company, said: “We see the potential for a restaurant model with a bar for high-income people who need a diversity of services. “Chili’s decided to choose this group as the main target audience for the long-term development orientation of Chili’s ® American Grill & Bar in Viet Nam." David Weston, … [Read more...] about US restaurant chain Chili’s opens in HCM City
In the upcoming episode of Boss 13, Bigg Boss announces that Sidharth Shukla has to leave the house. The contestants get shocked listening to the announcement. Shehnaz gets upset and starts crying. But there is a major twist that will change the dynamics inside the house. After exiting from the house, Sidharth goes into the secret room. He joins Paras Chhabra who returns from his finger surgery. The upcoming promo is on the official channel page. Take a look at the video - View this post on Instagram #BiggBoss ne bheja @realsidharthshukla ko mukhya ghar se bahar aur milwaya @parasvchhabrra se! Kaunse mod par milenge yeh dono baaki contestants ko? Keep watching #BiggBoss13, tonight at 10:30 PM! Anytime on @voot @vivo_india @daburamlaindia @bharat.pe @beingsalmankhan #BB13 #SalmanKhan A post shared by Colors TV (@colorstv) on Dec 8, 2019 at 8:59pm PST Housemates are not aware about Sidharth and Paras watching them from the secret room and bad mouth about them. Rashami gets … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 13: Sidharth Shukla gets evicted from the show; is he in the secret room with Paras Chabra?