Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicLalita Pawar

Topic: Lalita Pawar

Lalita Pawar, Hindi cinema’s favourite vamp, played a memorable positive role in Anand

In Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand, which also stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan, Lalita Pawar plays a caring hospital matron.

Lalita Pawar — Bollywood’s wicked mother-in-law who we all loved to hate

Lalita Pawar was 9 when she started acting, and delivered many powerful performances until an incident with a co-actor forced her to take up negative roles. Today, is her 103rd birth anniversary. 

On Camera

YourTurn

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India’s e-waste mountain is growing. A ‘right to repair’ policy can lower it

Manufacturers who plan a shorter life for gadgets are realising that public opinion is shifting on repairing rights. It’s time to let our devices, and planet earth, live longer.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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