At least 7 people killed and more than 20 people were injured after an Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) bus fell into a pond in Assam’s Nalbari district on Saturday.
The injured were admitted to the nearest hospital.
According to reports, the driver of the speeding bus lost control of the vehicle on its way to Barpeta from Guwahati via Mukalmua at around 3.30 pm.
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Taiwanese smartphone manufacturing company, Asus has strategies to achieve a 5 per cent share in the hyper-competitive smartphone market in India as the company don't want it to be just seller, media reported on Saturday.
Dinesh Sharma, Asus India Head Mobile Business was quoted by PTI as saying, “India is a very important market for us. But we don’t want to be just sellers of phones. We have spent a lot of time in research to understand consumer preferences and using those insights to develop...
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar has given quite a few crush-worthy looks that were absolutely loved by everyone.
The Diva recently took to her Instagram to share the pictures of her latest outfit for an event in Cannes. She wore a stellar gown from Gaurav Gupta's collection called the 'In the Pink Prism.
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India’s largest online food and grocery store, BigBasket aiming business expansion has decided to include online selling of milk, in addition to its wide range of offerings, media reported on Saturday.
The company has branded the milk delivery service as BB daily that allows customers to order milk online.
The company is committed to delivering the milk as soon as possible.
The move of the company to include milk to its offerings came after it acquires 100 per cent stakes in milk delivery startups...
The Saket District Court in New Delhi on Saturday framed charges against environmentalist RK Pachauri in a sexual harassment case.
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Bollywood Sultan Salman Khan's fan knows how much he loved his pet dog named My Love. He was so fond of him that he often shared his pictures on social media. Salman Khan's beloved pet dog, My Love died on Thursday night.
Salman posted a throwback picture of his dog My Love on his Instagram profile and shared the sad news on his Instagram profile. An emotional Salman wrote: "My most beautiful my love gone today. God bless her soul." Needless to say, Salman's Instafam was sad on hearing the news...
Viacom18 To Air 'Daughters Of Mother India' Documentary On Aftermath Of Nirbhaya Incident
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December 16 , 2015 , 10:12 IST
Indian entertainment network Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd, which has backed powerful female protagonists across its films and TV shows, is now lending its platform to National Award-winning documentary "Daughters of Mother India" that explores the aftermath of the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape incident.
The announcement comes on the eve of the third anniversary of the gruesome incident.
The documentary will be aired across the Viacom 18 network on December 27 to mark the death anniversary of Nirbhaya, an alias used for the 23-year-old girl, who was beaten and gang raped in a private bus in which she was travelling with a male friend. She later died in a Singapore hospital where she was airlifted for specialised treatment.
The incident brought the masses across the country together to raise their voice against such crimes. It is this spirit of the nation that director Vibha Bakshi has encapsulated in her 45-minute documentary, which shows how the incident affected the collective psyche of India.
The idea to showcase the documentary on television -- one of the most far-reaching mass media in the country -- was driven by the desire of recognising media as a powerful tool for propagating social behavioural change, said Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18.
"If you look at 'Daughters Of Mother India', it's an objective and thought provoking rendition on Nirbhaya. And as media companies, I feel that it is our responsibility to convey these messages in a contemporary fashion to the audience," Vats said.
Vats pointed out at how Viacom18 has in the past been associated with "content, films specifically, which are women-oriented, or which have spoken of women empowerment".
"Whether it was 'Kahaani', 'Mary Kom', 'Queen' or 'Margarita With A Straw'... Therefore, being able to give voice to the contemporary Indian woman, her expression, her empowerment, it's partly in our DNA, and it's also something that we are proud of. Subjects that are relevant to the society need to be brought out by networks," he said.
"Daughters of Mother India", which has been showcased at national and international galas, as well as in schools, will be shown in seven languages on the Viacom18 network.
Bakshi couldn't be happier. She believes that the media plays an important role in shaping minds and mindsets, and so such platforms must be used in bringing mass awareness for critical issues pertaining to women empowerment, gender violence and actions needed.
"It's a bold step to adopt a documentary and dedicate air time for such an important issue of awareness. It is truly commendable and indeed a benchmark for the industry to follow," Bakshi said.