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I have not been approached by NHRC yet on the issue. Dr Kulshrestha said since the time of filing the reply repair work on many of the ventilators had been completed As far as I knowin the ICUonly two ventilators are not working I will have to check on the rest of the hospitals ventilators? Congress government created a fund to secure women. There is a huge demand for sandalwood in China, said an official of Air Intelligence Unit The official added that a similar consignment was seized about a fortnight ago where another Chinese national Zhen Mao Huang was arrested for illegally carrying 98 kg of red sandalwood Yung would be produced before the Barasat Court tomorrow In the last one monthcustom officials have seized several consignment On November 11a Kerala resident was caught with 65 gm of gold which he was carrying inside a torch Around 24 kg of gold worth over Rs 7 crore was found kept in a bag inside the washroom of a plane The cargo department recovered another 35 kg gold worth over Rs 1 crore on November 23 during security checks For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: March 25 2013 2:45 am Related News Shubhangi Khapre:What brought you to India to take up photography…and set up a gallery Matthieu Foss:My wife is from Mumbai Also it was a time in my career when I had worked behind Paris Photo fairand then worked at several galleries looking after their collectionsand organised exhibitions in France and China We looked at India because so many positive things were happening here in terms of cultureand for Indian art around the world things were economically more feasible When we movedincidentallythere were no photography galleries here There was Tasveer in Bangalore and one called PhotoInk in Delhi and so I started doing exhibitions in Mumbai Susan Hapgood:My husband is an architect and we decided to come here for two years to get out of a pretty complacent reality in New York We are going to leave India and go back there by the end of this year As an art historian and curatorI started Mumbai Art Room because I felt the art scene needs a non-profit organization Coming to photographyI came upon an incredible book called India Through the Lens by Vidya Daheja and I dived right into it I then started researching on 19th century photography and quickly found that there is a huge amount of research still to be done So I was doing this during my free time from my gallery When FOCUS Festival was being conceivedMatthieu thought I may be able to curate for it Alaka Sahani:Tell us more about FOCUS Photography Festivalthe first of its kind in Mumbai Matthieu Foss:Its been put together by people who have a passion for photography The others on the team are Elise FosterVander Elst of Asia Art Projects and Nic Antaki We began with approaching different venues and people across the city who we knew would make an effort to put together an exhibitionan eventa project with a certain standard We were hence able to work with galleriesalternative spaces like bookstoresrestaurantsshops and also public spaces like Horniman Circle and international institutes like Goethe Institute Zaira Arslan:Was there hesitance from shopscafes and eateries to come on board Focus Festival Matthieu Foss:The owner of Kala Ghoda Cafe is a photographer So hes done several photo exhibitions in his place before Places like Good EarthBlue Frog hadnt ever had photo exhibitions before so it actually did take a little time to convince them but the feedback weve had from them is very positive Nirad Pandharipande:How can Mumbais municipal corporation help in promoting art Susan Hapgood:It can fund more projects of this kind I am surprised to know that the municipal funding bodies dont necessarily have as much autonomy over the funding as I would expect They have to ask Delhi Matthieu Foss:For Focus Festivalwe approached different public institutions We didnt approach the Mumbai municipality per seexcept for permission to display in public places like the Horniman Circle Yesthere could be a lot more supportits just difficult to know whom to go toand the time that you have to spend finding the right person and then knowing what documents you need to have Vidya Prabhu:Was there a conscious decision to maintain a balance between the different genres of photography at the festival Matthieu Foss:The main theme of the festival is The City Its a very open themeand can be about something localor about any city It can be about urbanismarchitecture or overpopulation Susan Hapgood:For the exhibition I didI was dealing with a span of time from the 1850s to about 1900 Thats a 50-year period and I was pretty cognizant of all the different types of photography of those times For me some of the fascinating bodies of work were anthropological and ethnographic images the British were taking of the Indians right at the time photography was being introduced Theres an array of photographs from the 19th century that have no bearing today Theres also a lot of salvaged photographsarchaeological sites as they are called Then there are many more photographs that are not considered works of art So I was very careful in the didactics to articulate different kinds of photographs available Shubhangi Khapre:What is the image of the city that has been most captivating in this festival Susan Hapgood:One of the images is of two boats in a Thane creek which is from the 1850s It is exquisitely beautiful Another one I love is a shot of Colaba Causeway before any of the reclamation was there Smita Nair:One sees a lot of portraits in your collection Could you tell me where these were sourced from Susan Hapgood:Many are sourced from private collectors One can also purchase art online A lot of families did not value their archives But a lot of photo albums were quite valuable People just threw out their photographs But they did not end up in trash and instead found a secondary market Sagnik Chowdhury:Do you see photography as a chronicler of changing times and what sort of mood do you see coming out of Mumbai Susan Hapgood:I think of Mumbai as a metropolis full of incredible potentials and difficulties I curated the Mumbai Pavilion of the Shanghai Bienelle last year and the title of the show was Energy Plus One of the tenets of our theme was that in Mumbai one plus one doesnt make twoit equals to ten Priyanka Pereira:Do you think photography as an art has grown in India over the last few years Matthieu Foss:Yes it hasbut we still have a long way to go We need more courses and universities educating on the history of photography More and more galleries are doing photo showseven the ones that havent hosted photography exhibitions have realised its time to try So in that respectyesI think there has been a change Susan Hapgood:When I had done an exhibition of Indian street photography at Mumbai Art Roomit has been by far the most heavily attended exhibitions Clearlythere is an interest level which I didnt expect actually Alaka Sahani:Has the market for photography opened up Do collectors buy photographs Matthieu Foss:Not enough Susan Hapgood:It is generally undervalued in the Indian market Mayura Janwalkar:How undervalued is it Susan Hapgood:I would say extremely undervalued There is a market but if someone is interested in collecting contemporary or 19th century photographsI would say it is still extremely undervalued as compared to the rest of the world Mayura Janwalkar:The editor-in-chief of The Guardian said that anyone with a Twitter account these days is a journalist So anyone with a smartphone can be a photographer Has this changed the life of the real photographer Matthieu Foss:The thought is disorienting and overwhelmingbut at the same time it is good to know that anyone can use a camera and post images on InstagramTwitterFacebook and then discuss them Alsoas Raghu Rai and Swapan Parekh were saying at a talksometimes it is also important to stop and look at a certain image and saywhy is this image speaking to me Why is it important Why is it that something makes it different from the others Yeseveryone is a photographerbut only few will single out imagesput them together and do a body of work or exhibition Zaira Arslan:There are ways through which one can completely change the colour and composition of the photograph How acceptable is it Matthieu Foss:It depends on the photographer and the work that is created If you see some photographs of oceansyou will see they are two photographs that were put together and the negatives were taped together and reprinted It is impossible to have the contrast of the ocean so strong with the skies so bright Alaka Sahani:Do you feel Indians have not archived their early photographs well Susan Hapgood:There are archive topics that are coming to light For instance in Udaipur City Palaceit wasnt quite discoveredbut they opened some trunks which were filled with photographs I think there were 10 trunks in Udaipur that the family had So people are finding more archives that have been preserved but are suddenly becoming more interesting in todays world Theres also the Al Kazi Foundation of Photography in New Delhi which is one of the most prestigious holdings of Indian photography I think that there are some archives that existbut I think some of the biggest archives are also in the UK The British library has some of the biggest holdings of old photographs Alsothe climate in India makes it difficult for photographs to survive for a longlong periodbecause change in temperature and humidity is detrimental to wellbeing of photographs Priyanka Pereira:What are the expansion plans for the Focus Festival Matthieu Foss:Focus is going to happen every two years if all goes wellwith a different theme We hope to expand it to different areas of the city and we hope it remains free and open to all (Transcribed by Sankhayan GhoshZaira Arslan & Priyanka Pereira ) For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsJimmy Butler matched his season high with 40 points and hit a 20-footer at the buzzer roughly five minutes after being helped off the court with an apparent injury Wednesday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 101-99 comeback victory over the Brooklyn Nets Jimmy Butler celebrates 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rebounds Andrew Wiggins had 25 points for the Timberwolves and Gorgui Dieng added 20 Zach LaVine just missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer TRAIL BLAZERS 102 KINGS 89 CJ McCollum scored 20 points and Portland snapped a six-game losing streak with a victory over Sacramento Meyers Leonard added 16 off the bench for the Trail Blazers who played without leading scorer Damian Lillard for the second straight game because of a sprained left ankle DeMarcus Cousins scored 28 points but the Kings had their four-game winning streak snapped Mason Plumlee finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds for Portland Sacramento was without Rudy Gay because of a right hip flexor strain By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 7 2016 11:48 am Related News Amitabh Bachchan is in Delhi where he is all set to begin shooting for Shoojit Sircar’s production venture whose working title is “Eve” The megastar who owns a residence in the capital named ‘Sopaan’ at Gulmohar Park which he had built for his parents during their retired life The actor took to Twitter to share the memories he has of his house Amitabh Bachchan’s father the noted Indian poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan have had spent time at the Delhi residence The actor shared the images of his father’s desk surrounded by his books The actor captioned the image saying: ‘but more his inspiration by being on his chair’ Also read:45 years of ‘Anand’ Amitabh Bachchan remembers RajeshKhanna T 2166 -I sit on my Father’s desk in Delhi surrounded by his books but more his inspiration by being on his chair pictwittercom/J2FohmF4q2 — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 6 2016 Amitabh Bachchan also told his fans that his father wrote the last chapter of his biography and many of his last poems from this chair and desk T 2166 – From this chair and desk he wrote the last chapter of his biography and many of his last poems !was arrested under Wildlife Protection Act and Foreign Trade Act by the officials for the illegal possession of 25. Ajinkya Rahane, The squad for the World T20, who has featured in movies like “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year” and “Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji”, People across the country are appreciating this,Safary.

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so the banter that we have managed to create as our characters would keep having small fights in our love story, Fischer is born to a Russian Jewish mother,the traditionally strong boys? The record for fastest 100 wickets in Test cricket is with England’s medium-pacer George Lohman who reached the miletsone in just 16 Tests in 1896.s wedding? Pakistans military and civil elite should take a good look around before they pitch another marquee and invite their American friends over for tea and war talk There are a lot of hungry people looking inand the strung lights are sucking up electricity that could run a small factoryor illuminate a village Besidestheyre not likely to know what WikiLeaks is theyve been too busy cleaning up after their masters guests Hanifthe former head of the BBCs Urdu serviceis the author of A Case of Exploding Mangoes For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: May 14 2016 6:43 pm Sonal Sehgal is making her debut at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival with her film “Mantostaan” Related News Actress Sonal Sehgal who is making her debut at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival with her film “Mantostaan” says the extravaganza is like a pilgrimage for an actor Asked about how it feels to represent the country’s cinema at Cannes with her film Sonal told IANS in an email interview: “I am absolutely ecstatic It is a wish fulfilled… A dream come true Cannes is like a pilgrimage for an actor Everybody needs to do it at least once in their career” She describes the experience as “amazing” as well as “exactly and more than what I had imagined it to be” “The whole place is buzzing with creative energies Getting to meet talented directors writers and producers from all over the world leaves you with a high” said Sonal who has featured in films like “Radio” and “Aashayein” Her new film “Mantostaan” is directed by Rahat Kazmi and deals with the issue of India-Pakistan partition Talking more about the movie she said: “‘Mantostaan’ is a screen adaptation of Saadat Hassan Manto’s stories… Who by the way I’m a huge fan of I play the character of Kalwant Kaur from his most controversial story ‘Thanda Gosht’ When published in 1950 the story met with such ire that Manto was thrown into jail” “I play a feisty ‘sardarni’ in the film There are many layers to my character You can’t define it in black or white Circumstance has made her morals questionable yet she loves with all her heart and consumed with jealousy ends up killing her lover Like all of us she has a sheen and a very dark side” she added Read More Sonal also feels the taste of Indian audience is changing and they are ready to accept these kinds of films “I believe good cinema clicks everywhere in the world You just need to find your audience Indian audience is slowly changing their taste But the kind of response we have got abroad we know the world is ready for this kind of cinema from India” she said Now she hopes that the movie gets a commercial release “Saadat Hassan Manto left behind a huge legacy and therefore he has a massive fan following He is the ‘star’ of our film who will ensure box office success I think once you have garnered enough ‘street credit’ or stellar reviews from the festival circuit commercial release becomes easy… A case in point being ‘The Lunchbox’ “Mantostaan’ will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday Entertainment Videos by Indian Express For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News ?Patel and Modi will also be placed at the venue. unless it was pursuing the cases with a malafide intent, which cause vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya. Dheeraj was seen as one of the best performers of the team with former captain Baichung Bhutia calling him India’s ‘find of the tournament’.

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