Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 has been in the news for the promising line-up of celebrity contestants and because of its shoot location - Cape Town. Mahabharat fame Sourabh Raaj Jain , who is also one of the contestants this season is excited to be a part of the show and even reveals that KKK was always on his bucket list. Sourabh was apparently one of the first few contestants to be locked for this season’s Khatron Ke Khiladi and while his name has been already out, he has remained tight lipped about the same. But now just as the contestants get ready to fly out for this coming season, the actor shares the reason for doing the show. When we reached out to Sourabh to know about his participation, he said, "I am quite excited because Khatron Ke Khiladi has been on my bucket list for quite sometime. I love adventures and the adrenaline rush that the tasks bring and hence I am really looking forward to it." Sourabh’s popularity has always set him apart because he continues to break … [Read more...] about Exclusive – Sourabh Raaj Jain: Khatron Ke Khiladi has been on my bucket list for long
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We meet a young man in Kampala, who was detained and tortured for his support of opposition leader Bobi Wine. We meet Zimbabwean comedians who are using humor to address difficult topics. We talk to a group of feminists who have started a radio show in Juba and in South Africa, an activist tells us why we should hold politicians to account. South Africa: Holding politicians to account After a fire in one of Cape Town’s informal settlements rendered hundreds of people homeless, social justice activist Nkosikhona Swartbooi confronted the responsible minister, Lindiwe Sisulu during a visit to the area. The confrontation resulted in a court case against the activist. Ugandan opposition supporter: ‘I was beaten and detained’ Uganda’s elections in January 2021 were widely criticized by international bodies for their unlevel playing field and violence surrounding the vote. A Ugandan opposition member and supporter of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, better … [Read more...] about How Important Is Free Speech?
Australian Cricketers' Association CEO Todd Greenberg (L) and Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley (R) speak to the media during a press conference at Sydney Cricket Ground on May 05, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (CNN) Australian and other overseas cricketers who have been participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are scrambling for ways to leave India as it faces the world's worst Covid-19 outbreak. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will help move Australia's entire IPL "cohort" to the Maldives or Sri Lanka ahead of the weekend, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday. India's governing body for cricket has been working to repatriate all the players, support staff, umpires and commentators as quickly and safely as possible, CA's interim chief executive Nick Hockley told reporters during a press conference in Sydney. "So what we're working to do and what the BCCI are working to do, and they've been incredibly … [Read more...] about IPL: Australian cricketers scramble to leave India amid Covid-19 crisis
The photo exhibition will offer a glimpse into the hidden world of Japanese ‘secret ladies’ - the ‘maikos’ or ‘geishas’. The beauty and daily life of Japan’s maikos ( geisha apprentices) – a Japanese unique cultural trait - will be unveiled in a photo exhibition entitled “Secret Moments of Maikos” by French photographer Philippe Marinig. Shot in Kyoto’s famous Gion quarter, Marinig’s images capture the grace and beauty of Japanese women in this age-old profession. Photo: Philippe Marinig The photo exhibition (with English and Vietnamese caption) is on display from May 7 to June 6 at The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, No 27 Quang Trung street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, which opens from 9am 6pm daily with free admission. Shot in Kyoto’s famous Gion quarter, Marinig’s images capture the grace and beauty of the women in this age-old profession. Gaining access into the enigmatic world of Japan's modern-day geishas is no easy task, … [Read more...] about Exhibition “Secret Moments of Maikos”
Another week, another round of failed diplomacy toward Iran. More than three months into its tenure, the Biden administration has made Iran the focal point of its Mideast policy, and seems intent on reviving the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, despite that agreement’s numerous flaws. The renewed push for engagement with Iran seems to be driven by a conviction on the part of the Biden White House that there is no non-violent alternative to diplomacy with Iran. That’s an idea that has been perpetuated in no small part by pundits who incorrectly define U.S. Iran policy as a binary choice between war and a sweeping settlement involving massive economic inducements to the Iranian regime. Those, however, are hardly America’s only options. In fact, a clear alternative can be found in an approach that seeks to engage the Iranian people, rather than the brutal theocratic regime that rules over them. Such an approach starts with three key elements. First, America needs … [Read more...] about For progress on Iran, focus on the people