Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78
Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade
Cannes Film Festival 2017: The Best Dressed List
John Boyega on what to expect from Finn in 'The Last Jedi'
And he's furious with media over new reports
Women in Malayalam cinema launches new outfit
19 May 2017, 10:08 | Max Haynes
Manju Warrier Parvathi to lead Women’s Collective in Cinema
"It is happening not only in Kerala, it is happening the world over - women are finding their voice", said editor Beena Paul Venugopal, among the founders of the collective along with actors Manju Warrier, Rima Kallingal, Parvathy, Sajitha Madhathil and Remya Nambeesan, filmmakers Vidhu Vincent, Anjali Menon and Asha Achi Joseph, writer Deedi Damodaran and cinematographer Fauzia Fathima. The actresses and women technicians of Mollywood are joining hands under the leadership of popular actresses Manju Warrier, Parvathy, Rima Kallingal, etc., for a new women's union.
Yesterday, the Collective met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to request the creation of a committee that will study gender disparity and working conditions for women in the industry.
The CM was interacting with the representatives of the newly formed "Women Collective in Cinema" who went to meet him on Thursday.
The committee has urged Vijayan to set up a sexual harassment redressal cell for every film that's made and ensure the film has the aforementioned cell in place before its registered. Some of the controversies that followed the incident and some statements from the actors' organization, AMMA, resulted in the formation of an exclusive women's group, says a section of the media. They also sought the government to institute an award for those films that uphold gender equality and also provide insurance to women professionals who are forced to stay away from work due to pregnancy, child care or ailments.
Inflation hits three-and-a-half-year high
In a summary of business conditions for May, the Bank said consumer goods price inflation "had picked up markedly". GDP growth slowed to 0.3 per cent in the first quarter while total hours worked increased by 0.8 per cent.
What Analysts Are Saying About Home Depot After Earnings
Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. set a $178.00 price target on Home Depot and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday. Deere & Company (DE) have shown a high EPS growth of -6.20% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -16.60% yoy.
On the basis of their complaint, a committee will be appointed to study the issues of women working in cinema.
Based on the recommendations of the panel, stringent action would be taken against sexual and other kind of exploitation and harassment faced by women in the field, he said.
They also raised the need for promoting subsidies to women's representation for at least 30 percent of the playback activities. "They will set an example and hire more women in their movies", Rima said.
Fiat Chrysler seeks diesel emission certification from EPA
Nonetheless, the stop-sale prevented those models from being sold in the USA until the automaker corrected the issues. California Air Resources Board (CARB) to have its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine certified for the 2017 model year.
Pochettino pledges his future to Spurs
You must try to improve, improve, improve. "That's got to be our aim and we've got to use this as motivation to get there". It's hard for him because he was always a manager who liked to work with and to develop young talent", he said .
Chaffetz to resign from Congress in June
Gary Herbert wants an expedited special election, in which voters determine both the party primaries and the general. Chaffetz says he's skeptical about the report about the Comey memos but was concerned enough to launch the probe.