Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his ‘Chashme Buddoor’.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged people to imbibe the ideals laid down by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and "rise above the desert sands of dreary habits". On the poet-philosopher`s 150th birth anniversary, he also announced a Rs 95 crore grant to restore Visva-Bharati.
In a far-reaching move, Bangladesh`s SC has restored `secularism` in the country`s constitution. It has also denounced the declaration of martial law in the past and sought safeguards to end "extra-constitutional adventures".
Faced with stiff opposition
from MPs, the government has restored the discretionary quota
of Parliamentarians for recommending two candidates each for
admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas, a privilege scrapped two
The Nagaland government has approved
non-practicing allowance (NPA) to government doctors but
resolved to take disciplinary action if any one was found
to be practising in private while simultaneously enjoying the
The coup-installed president of Honduras backed down Monday from an escalating standoff with protesters and suggested he would restore civil liberties and reopen dissident television and radio stations by the end of the week.