Millionaire” was the correct answer at the Oscars on
Sunday night not once, not twice but eight times. The
Hollywood adaptation of a story about a Mumbai slum kid
who goes all the way to win the top prize in a popular TV
game show swept the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles and
gave Indian composer AR Rahman two coveted golden
Oscar-winning director of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Danny Boyle with young actors Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail (left) and Rubina Ali of Mumbai at the award ceremony. — Reuters
conflict: Cong to send aid to civilians New Delhi, February 23
Under pressure from UPA ally DMK,
the Congress today decided to provide relief material for the Tamil
civilians in Sri Lanka, who are caught in the ongoing battle between the
Lankan army and the LTTE.
free Pak official in exchange for militants Islamabad, February 23
Taliban who had kidnapped a top
civil official in the restive Swat valley in the North West Frontier
Province (NWFP), released him only in exchange for two militants,
raising question marks over a peace deal stuck between hardline
religious group and the government.
SAD-BJP candidate from Ludhiana Ludhiana, February 23
to rest the ongoing political wrangling over the candidature for
the Ludhiana parliamentary seat, Sukhbir Badal, president of the
SAD, today announced the name of Gurcharan Singh Galib as the SAD-BJP
candidate for the seat.
other Rehman’s message: India is
‘Darul Aman’ since ’47 Deoband (Saharanpur),
is ‘haraam’ in Islam and this has been reiterated time and again by
us,” said Maulana Margoobur Rehman, Chancellor of the famous Islamic
seminary Darul Uloom in an exclusive interview, here today. The ailing
92-year-old Maulana, one of the most respected scholars in the
sub-continent, was at pains to know about the demand of the Vishwa Hindu
Parishad (VHP) to declare India as ‘Darul Aman’ (land of peace) in
order to curb terrorism.
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