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Anurag Thakur


Explained: A love story that ties Saint-Tropez with Himachal Pradesh

May 21, 2022 12:31 pm

India's connection to Saint-Tropez has not been lost even after four generations. In fact, Saint-Tropez residents love telling the romantic story of General Allard and Princess Bannu.

Trailer of Mujib, biopic on Bangladesh founder unveiled at Cannes 2022

May 21, 2022 8:41 am

Mujib film, co-produced by India and Bangladesh, depicts the life of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation of Bangladesh.

NFAI gets Rs 363 crore to restore 2,200 films

May 06, 2022 3:12 am

The films chosen for the process were handpicked by language-wise committees consisting of filmmakers, documentary filmmakers, film historians, producers etc.

Silent protest, threat allegations mark Anurag Thakur’s visit to FTII

May 06, 2022 1:46 am

The students held placards and protested even as Thakur and members of the institute made their rounds and conducted meetings.

Call on India's participation in Asiad will be taken after receiving feedback from host nation: Anurag Thakur

April 30, 2022 2:57 pm

Shanghai, the financial hub of the country, has been under a lockdown for a month now while more curbs have been introduced in Beijing which is one edge now.

Cabinet okays subsidy hike for P&K fertilisers in Kharif season

April 28, 2022 3:02 am

The Cabinet approved the subsidy, worth Rs 60,939.23 crore, including support for indigenous fertilisers through freight subsidy and additional support for indigenous manufacturing and imports of Di-ammunium phosphate (DAP).

Cabinet approves Rs 4,526.12 cr investment for Kwar hydro power project in J&K

April 27, 2022 6:00 pm

It was informed that the project will generate 1,975.54 million units of electricity in a 90 per cent dependable year. It will be commissioned in 54 months.

Will keep acting against fake news, says minister: Anurag Thakur

April 27, 2022 1:50 am

I&B Minister Anurag Thakur said the government respects the freedom of speech, but “strongest action will be taken as per law” against “those who become a threat to the country’s sovereignty and integrity”.

Will take strict action against those spreading false information on social media platforms: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

April 26, 2022 9:52 pm

The Information and Broadcasting Minister said, “The Government of India has once again blocked 16 YouTube channels and portals. This has happened for the fifth time."

India suffers from cultural slavery even today, says Anurag Thakur

April 13, 2022 12:24 pm

Modi has been taking one step after another for cultural upliftment and development of the country, Thakur said addressing a public meeting at the ongoing Madhavpur Mela, a cultural fair in Madhavpur village.


Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

March 01, 2016 8:38 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Speaking on the Himachal Government’s demand for a change in venue of the match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said sports should be free from every political prejudice. Thakur said the venues of the T20 World Cup matches were decided one year in advance, adding that there is no point of raising an objection now. He emphasised that showing the disability to organise the match between the two nations will definitely tarnish the image of India.

Anurag Thakur calls for resumption of cricket ties with Pakistan

December 04, 2015 11:07 am

Stressing that it was important to sit across the table and talk to Pakistan, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that cricket could pave the way for other issues, such as terrorism and trade, to be discussed.