Chennai-based filmmaker Thamizhz Thiyagarajan, whose short film "Donna" has been selected for screening at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival, believes the coveted nomination is a big boost for independent filmmakers.
Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Monday shot off a letter to BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya and secretary Anurag Thakur, asking the duo to "recall the nomination" of N Srinivasan from the powerful post of ICC chairman.
It's safe to assume that Jagmohan Dalmiya is the new president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). According to reliable reports, the veteran cricket administrator has filed his nomination for the plump post on Sunday.
Seeking re-election from Akhnoor Assembly segment in Jammu district, Congress leader and state Minister Sham Lal Sharma on Monday filed his nomination papers here, while asserting that the Chief Minister of the state should hail from the Jammu region.
Three candidates, including one from Congress on Monday filed their nomination papers from Ganderbal constituency of central Kashmir, which will go to polls in the first phase of the five-phase exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.
As many as 180 candidates on Wednesday filed their nomination papers in Maharashtra for the October 15 Assembly elections, taking the total to 320, but major parties stayed away from the process due to bickering among them over allocation of seats in the 288-member House.