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Dilip Kumar, Bollywood's Great 'Tragedy King,' Dies at 98

BBC Newsday

01:00 min | 3 months ago

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood's Great 'Tragedy King,' Dies at 98

"Dilip Kumar has died at the age of 98. He started off as a script writer but moved in front of the cameras in 1944 in the film noir butter. Oh, Jeannie Vaidyanathan reports from Delhi. Yeah, I've got a job to keep. Dilip Kumar was the face of an emerging Indian film industry. And an emerging India Morning Peshawar in 1922 in what is now Pakistan. He changed his Muslim name use of con to the Hindu Philip Kumar when he entered the film industry. In a career spanning six decades, he starred in some of Bollywood's most iconic films. He was the first ever recipient of best actor that India's equivalent of the Oscars the film Fair Awards and still holds the record for winning the honor the most times. And acting megastar in South Asia. He was awarded both India and Pakistan's highest civilian honours.

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"jeannie vaidyanathan" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

08:18 min | 1 year ago

"jeannie vaidyanathan" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Welcome to assignment I wanted like a really part of North Korea. I wanted to show how most North Koreans live on this week's program, a journalist who's given us detailed accounts of some of the world's most secretive societies. In one case without ever going to the place she was writing about. If you have 20 people saying, I saw the bodies and you have multiple people saying this you as the writer can write with a kind of authority. Hybrid. Emmick has recreated the stories of Tibet on North Korea, using intensive interviews with people who have left revealing what Orden realized looked like and how much citizens really adore their repressive leader. He thought. Oh my God. Am I the only one who feels this way? And then he looked at his classmates and said, You know they're faking it, too. Join me on Bennett Jones for assignment after the news. I'm Macintosh with the BBC news. Hello? The number of Corona virus cases in India has passed the three million mark with the country yet to reach its peak more than 56,000. People have now died from the virus, making third hardest hit nation in the world after the U. S and Brazil. Oh, Jeannie Vaidyanathan reports in just over a fortnight. India has added another million Corona virus cases to its total, the number of infections is rising rapidly. In the last week there was an average of more than 60,000 new cases a day higher than any other country in the world. Is the figures climb. The number of recoveries is also rising. The death rate is still relatively low in a population of about 1.3 billion. The government says it's ramping up testing crossing more than a million tests in one day on Friday. Large numbers of demonstrators are expected to rally in the Belarussian capital Minsk again today to protest against President Alexander Lukashenko on the election. They say he rigs from Minsk. Here's Jenna Fischer. This demonstration will be a test. Both of the strength of Belarus is protest movement and of President Lukashenko's promise to restore order. A week ago, Minsk saw the biggest protest in modern Belarusian history, with hundreds of thousands of people filling the streets. But the man whose lead Belarus for the last 26 years shows no sign of going in the last few days, President Lukashenka has ordered right police Back onto the streets. The Democratic controlled US House of Representatives has approved an emergency bill, which will inject $25 billion into the postal Service and prevent any operational changes. Democrats are concerned that the Trump administration may try to disenfranchise millions of Americans who choose to vote by mail in November's presidential election, But the bill is unlikely to make it through the Republican controlled Senate. As Steve Herman, the White House bureau chief for Voice of America, told the BBC. This legislation is marked return to sender by the Senate majority leader. The Republicans control the Senate. And while they will get some votes from Republicans if this were to come to the floor in the Senate, there are vulnerable Republican senators who are hearing ah lot of complaints from their constituents, especially in rural areas. There's just not enough votes as a stand alone bill as it is, and the president, of course, is also threatening to veto it. Secret recordings have been revealed of President Trump's eldest city, Marianne, making highly critical remarks about her brother in the tape. Maryanne Trump, a former federal judge. Accuses the president of being unprincipled of phony, a liar and cruel. The recordings were made by her niece, Mary Trump, who's just published a book excoriating the president. This is the world News from the BBC. President Trump has declared the huge wildfires scorching parts of California to be a major disaster. The announcement means that federal relief funds will be made available to victims of the fires for temporary accommodation and repairs to homes and businesses. Over 500 fires have burned more than 4000 Square kilometres in a week. Rival groups of left and right wing activists have clashed in the streets in the U. S City of Portland. Hundreds of people thought using a variety of weapons, including pepper spray, baseball bats and fireworks. Both sides were equipped with shields and helmets. Portland police said they didn't intervene because each skirmish appeared to involve willing participants. The Irish Parliament is to be recalled early from its summer recess over a mounting political scandal. A few Rory has arisen over a parliamentary golf society dinner held last week, just hours after the government posed more restrictive social distancing guidelines. The agriculture minister who attended has already resigned in islands you commissioner is under growing pressure to quit. European Champions League reaches its long delayed climax Later today. When Paris sounds German takes on Byron Munich in Lisbon because of Corona virus. There won't be any fans in the stadium as Alex Cap stick reports. By a Munich all serial winners five times European champions and strong favorites to make it six for Paris and Germans. Big spending Qatari owners Success in the Champions League is the ultimate ambition. Killian and Bobby and name are the two most expensive plays in the game's history, but the staggering level of investment will be deemed worth it if they help pull off a victory. It's a daunting task. The German opponents dismantled Barcelona, eight to in the quarterfinals before brushing aside Leon in the last four. No fans are allowed into the stadium in Lisbon, but a huge global audience is expected to tune in for what should be a fascinating contest. BBC news BBC World Service. Hello, This is Alan Bennett Jones with assignment in conversation once again with a distinctive journalist whose work has proved to be globally significant. And today I'm joined from her apartment in New York by a print journalist who's overseas postings enabled her to branch out into so called narrative non fiction books. Barbara Didem IX work involves accounts close up on personal ones of how people live in places even though in one case she never even went to the city she was writing about. That was in North Korea, and the book was called Nothing to envy. And there's also one on Tibet just coming out called Eat the Buddha. By conducting exhaustive, heavily crosschecked interviews with people who have left those places. She can give a real impression of what life is like there, and the result is authoritative new material describing provincial cities in North Korea and Tibet. So Barbara Temic, welcome to the program. Thanks so much for having me on you've said about doing your work this way. What kind of advantages did you think you might be able to achieve through using this method? I was really trying to give the reader the sense of you are there to reconstruct the smells? The sounds the sights. You know what it's like to be a North Korean when it's like, Teo, be a baton. And something that prompted me to do. The North Korea book is a funny thing, but I was at a luncheon and soul. With a diplomat who said to me, you know, we know all about the North Korean nuclear program. But we don't know much about North Korean lives. We don't know like what they do for fun. We don't know what happens if the North Korean winning And it kind of set off a little ding in my head just to show Rhea life. I think journalists are often so worried about the politics that they lose sight of the real people, especially in a repressive regime. There's an assumption that really people don't affect what is going to happen in the larger political sense, so why bother with them? That's theocracy it of what I did. I wanted to bring the reader there. And you've written books, describing.

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