Javed Akhtar To Be Presented With Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is being honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award on the 28th anniversary of Hridayesh Arts and the 80th birthday of veteran music composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar. Akhtar will receive Rs 100,000 along with a memento, read a statement. Javed Akhtar To Be Presented With Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award …

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Bruce Dickinson webchat – follow it live!

Devil horns at the ready! The Iron Maiden singer, airline captain, beer enthusiast and all round polymath is at the Guardian to answer your questions 12.59pm BST Beppeeppeb asks: How did you feel when you decided to cut your hair years ago? I immediately discovered that the temperature around my …

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Raqqa recaptured from Islamic State, US-backed forces announce

Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces say they have taken full control of Syrian capital of Isis ‘caliphate’ US-backed forces say they have taken full control of Raqqa from the Islamic State group, defeating the last jihadist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of their now-shattered “caliphate”. The Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic …

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