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Bangladesh cinemas ban top actor over Hindi film protests

Bangladesh cinemas will boycott movies starring the nation's top actor after he led protests against the first screening of a Hindi film in decades in the Muslim-majority nation, an official said today.

Controversial movie 'Messenger Of God' to be released in February?
Controversial movie 'Messenger Of God' to be released in February?

Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's movie 'Messenger of God' which was slated to release on January 16 was not cleared by the Censor Board.

North Korea asks Cambodia to ban screening of 'The Interview'
North Korea asks Cambodia to ban screening of 'The Interview'

North Korea has asked the Cambodian government to ban the screening of the US film "The Interview", which caricatures North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, arguing that its distribution could harm bilateral relations, South Korean media reported Monday.

Mohammad Aamir return still a long way off: Reports
Mohammad Aamir return still a long way off: Reports

A senior official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reiterated on Sunday that banned paceman Mohammad Aamir was still a long way from being considered for national selection.

It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban
It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban

In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby", filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad".

Germany bans anti-Islamic PEGIDA rally over terror threat from Islamic State
Germany bans anti-Islamic PEGIDA rally over terror threat from Islamic State

German authorities have banned a rally by the anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement in the eastern city of Dresden today, saying they have "concrete" information that Islamist militants plan to attack the weekly demonstrations.

Three Bengal paddlers handed two-year ban for age fraud
Three Bengal paddlers handed two-year ban for age fraud

Bengal paddlers Oishwarya Deb, Suthirtha Mukherjee and Priyadarshni Das were Saturday slapped with a two-year ban and a fine of Rs.25,000 each for misrepresenting their age.

Cockfight continues in Andhra Pradesh despite ban

Cockfight gambling continues in Andhra Pradesh during the Sankranti festival despite ban on it.

Health Ministry proposes ban on sale of loose cigarettes, steep hike in fine

Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti-smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.

Health Ministry proposes ban on sale of loose cigarettes, steep hike in fine

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday proposed a ban on sale of loose cigarettes (as single sticks) and raising the fine for smoking in public places from Rs 200 to Rs 1000.

Cipla moves HC against restraint on its Indacaterol-based drug

Cipla on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging its order temporarily restraining it from manufacturing or selling any drug containing the chemical Indacaterol, used for treating chronic respiratory disease, till it obtains a compulsory license for the medicine.

Ban on cock fights still in force: Animal welfare panel
Ban on cock fights still in force: Animal welfare panel

Following the Supreme Court order for the status quo on cock fights in Andhra Pradesh, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) Monday clarified that the ban is still in force and any violation will amount to contempt of court.

Centre alerts Punjab, Haryana ahead of godman's film `MSG`
Centre alerts Punjab, Haryana ahead of godman's film `MSG`

Ahead of the release of Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's film `MSG – The Messenger of God`, the Union Home Ministry has issued an alert to the state governments of Punjab and Haryana.

Bangladesh lifts ban on cargo boats after Sundarbans oil spill

Bangladesh on Wednesday lifted a ban on cargo boats in the world`s largest mangrove forest, imposed in the wake of last month`s major oil spill in a rare dolphin sanctuary. 

Bangladesh police ban protests, lock opposition leader in office

Bangladesh police banned all protests in the capital from Sunday and locked main opposition leader Khaleda Zia in her office in Dhaka as tension rose before the first anniversary of an election her party boycotted.

'PK' controversy: Bajrang Dal activists protest in Delhi

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's latest film PK may have crossed Rs 200-crore mark at the domestic box office, but the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is facing ire of many religious outfits in cities like Agra and Bhopal.

`PK` screening stopped at theatre amid protests?
`PK` screening stopped at theatre amid protests?

Aamir Khan starrer `PK` has been receiving flak from religious communities.

Hindu Mahasabha demands ban on Aamir's `PK`
Hindu Mahasabha demands ban on Aamir's `PK`

Accusing Aamir Khan-starrer PK of hurting religious sentiments of the majority community, right-wing outfit Hindu Mahasabha today demanded a ban on the film and threatened to hold demonstrations.

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' banned in Egypt due to 'historical inaccuracies'
'Exodus: Gods and Kings' banned in Egypt due to 'historical inaccuracies'

'Exodus: Gods and Kings,' based on the Biblical book of Exodus, has been banned by Egyptian authorities due to "historical inaccuracies".

Egypt bans biblical epic ''Exodus,'' 20th Century Fox says

 Egypt has banned Hollywood`s big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesman said on Friday.