A scene of "Vi" (Source: cineuropa.org) Berlin (VNA) – Vietnamese movie “Vi” (Taste) by director Le Bao has surpassed 11 other films to win the Special Jury Award in Encounters category - a competitive section devoted to new cinematic vision - at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). “Vi” is the only Vietnamese movie to join the festival, which takes place in two stages, from March 1 to 5 and from June 9 to 20, 2021. “Vi” is about a Nigerian football player playing in the Vietnamese football league. After he breaks his leg, he is forced to leave the team and find a job in a sex parlour to provide for his wife and son back home. Bao got the idea for the film years ago based on his high-school memories. At that time, he saw black men on buses while going to school. Bao was obsessed by these men who seemed to have overcome some significant challenges. First-time filmmaker Bao has composed a delicate, sensory meditation that conjures up many a thought … [Read more...] about Vietnamese movie wins Special Jury Award at 71st Berlinale
Telecom operator Vodafone Idea (VIL) has partnered with Aditya Birla Health Insurance to offer health insurance benefit on mobile recharges. The ' Vi Hospicare' offering would provide hospitalisation cover for the telcos' prepaid customers, the company said in a statement. VIL customers would get a fixed cover of up to Rs 1,000 for a period of 24 hours of hospitalisation, and Rs 2,000 of cover for ICU expenses, from Aditya Birla Health Insurance (ABHI). "The offer covers hospitalisation for ailments including COVID-19 or any pre-existing disease. Vi Hospicare's bundled health insurance proposition can be availed by pre-paid customers with two affordable recharges at different price points of Rs 51 and Rs 301," it said. Commenting on the Hospicare initiative, VIL Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Avneesh Khosla said, "Vi Hospicare offering, in association with Aditya Birla Health Insurance, is another endeavour under our collaborative programme to provide beneficial, value … [Read more...] about VIL teams up with Aditya Birla Health Insurance; to offer benefit on mobile recharges
QUEEN Elizabeth II has been married to Prince Philip for more than seven decades. The royal couple, who tied the knot in 1947, have four children together - Prince Charles , Princess Anne , Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Are Prince Philip and The Queen related? The Queen , 94, and Prince Philip , 99, are cousins. Both directly related to Queen Victoria, the two share the same bloodline. Through their respective links to Queen Victoria, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are third cousins. How is Queen Elizabeth related to Queen Victoria? Through her father's lineage, the Queen is a direct descendent of Queen Victoria. Together with Prince Albert , Queen Victoria had nine children - four sons and five daughters . Their eldest son, Prince Edward, was born in 1841 and ascended the throne in 1901 following Queen Victoria's death. His second-eldest son, George - the Queen's grandfather - succeeded Edward in 1910. King George V's reign … [Read more...] about Are Prince Philip and The Queen related?
PRINCE Philip is 99 years old and celebrated his last birthday in lockdown with Queen Elizabeth II. But despite being the son of a prince and princess as well, the Duke of Edinburgh is not a King. How old is Prince Philip and when's his 100th birthday? Prince Philip, otherwise known as the Duke of Edinburgh turned 99 in June, 2020 . He will hit a significant milestone this year when he turns 100. He was born in 1921 in Greece. What's his background? Prince Philip has been married to the Queen for more than 70 years . His father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, while his mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg. Philip was born on June 10, 1921, in Corfu, Greece, but his family was exiled when he was just a child. Raised in the UK, he was also educated in France and Germany, later joining the Navy and serving in World War II . A keen sports' fan, he has been involved in a number of events including developing the equestrian event of carriage … [Read more...] about How old is Prince Philip and when is he 100?
Paytm has good news for its users. The company has announced cashback offers of up to Rs 1,000 for its existing users. It has launched a referral scheme wherein users will be awarded cashback on inviting friends on Paytm. The digital payment platform has announced to offer a cashback of up to Rs 100 as part of the referral scheme. Additionally, Paytm has announced an assured cashback of up to Rs 1,000 on mobile recharges and bill payments. Available only for the existing users, they will be rewarded with up to Rs 1,000 on every recharge. New Paytm customers will get assured cashback of up to Rs. 100 on the first three recharges. The cashback will be available under '3 pe 300 cashback offer' for the new users. Paytm says that the offers are applicable on all recharges for prepaid and bill payments for postpaid services from Jio, Vi, Airtel, BSNL and MTNL. Follow Gadgets Now on Facebook and Twitter . For the latest news , tech news , … [Read more...] about Paytm announces referral scheme and cashback offers