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Kerala Government Promises High Court; Will allot 2 days exclusively for women in Sabarimala

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New Delhi: Kerala government on Friday advised the Kerala High Court that it might take steps to ensure entry of women on the Sabarimala shrine. The Kerala government stated that they may be prepared to allot two days solely for entry of girls inside the temple. Four women have filed a petition in Kerala High Court in search of police protection for Sabarimala go to. They have sought guidelines from the court to state government to ensure protection and reserve days to facilitate only girls’s access inside the temple. The temple is slated to remain open until December 26, followed by way of some other month-long window till January 20, for an annual pilgrimage.

Many girls, together with social activists and journalists, have tried to attain the hilltop shrine in Sabarimala on account that Supreme Court’s verdict on September 28, in which, the apex courtroom allowed the entry of girls between the age group of 10-50 to go into the shrine. Protestors have however blocked the access of women and instead, urged the country government to take felony steps to revert the Supreme Court’s verdict.

The devotees believe that Lord Ayyappa is living in the Sabarimala in a nation of everlasting celibacy and women inside the menstruating age group have been banned from coming into the shrine. A Supreme Court bench, headed via former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, but, ordered that women have to be allowed to go into the temple, bringing up gender equality.

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Game of Thrones season eight episode five, review

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Game of Thrones has continuously been liable to a dramatic penultimate episode – Ned Stark losing his head, blackwaterbay beneath siege, the Red Wedding, thus on – and therefore the final season is not any exception. Here, when episodes that have flirted with the Targaryen lunacy stirring in Daenerys, she goes full Mad Queen, burning down half King’s Landing, together with eight seasons of character development and any likelihood of redemption.
With Miguel Sapochnik, who helmed the battles of each bastards and Winterfell, back on directional duties, it absolutely was clear that “The Bells” was continuously visiting be a punch drunk action film brawl. He incorporates a talent for creating violence appear, well, violent, from the muddy crush that swallowed Ramsay Bolton to the fiery gloom of “The Long Night”. it’s fitting maybe that his abilities here are deployed towards the incorrect end: to focus in on the civilian horror of a idly even holocaust. there’s very little joy found within the ring of steel on steel, simply shot when shot of the immolated residents of King’s Landing, in the main ladies and youngsters, at variable stages of the roasting process
The episode begins in tellingly out-of-tune kind, with Varys seen scrawling some traitorous text, moments before Tyrion rats him out to Queen Daenerys. Varys is a very important character – he has been crucial since the show’s 1st season, to not mention taking part in a good more pivotal role within the books – therefore to open this episode with him jubilantly treasoning his way to an early death is telling. It tells us that the episode is willing to urge eliminate key characters while not abundant send-off (which it does). It tells us that the seventy one episodes of character development are going to mean next to nothing (which they don’t). It tells us that Daenerys has gone from murmurs of madness to totally loving the smell of dragonfire within the morning (which she does).
But even the misjudged shunting of Varys off left might hardly inure the murder that ensues once Daenerys turns her attention to King’s Landing. Season eight has felt rushed from the off, however it’s additionally done plenty of labormaking an attempt to balance out the forces of Dany and Cersei in order that we’d get that as a head-to-head contest, decimating the Dothraki and Unsullied and bumping her right down to one dragon. No matter, it seems, as a result ofDrogon has aced some off-screen arrow-dodging coaching, and in one fell swoop (literally) destroys the Iron Fleet, and blasts his means into King’s Landing
With Jon Snow staring down a surrendering Lannister army and therefore the bells of the town ringing out their concession, the camera turns its attention to Daenerys. Last likelihood saloon: can she be a merciful conqueror or, in her rage against Cersei, endanger the lives of the city’s residents? In what’s going to long be considered a shark jumping moment (though i believe, at now, the shark has been long jumped) she chooses a 3rd possibility, to commit war crimes on a scale unprecedented even by Cersei’s wee moment of act of terrorism in season six (there’s no Geneva in Westeros, apparently). She shows very littleinterest within the Red Keep and its sceptered dweller, instead she mows down ladies and kids with belches of dragonfire. If this can be character development, count me out.
Really, the sole strand of this multifaceted disaster that worked was Cersei’s farewell within the arms of Jaime. Crucially, it absolutely was an instant that felt faithful those characters; true to our understanding of Cersei as equal elementstyrant and mother. “I need our baby to live,” she whispers to Jaime, as he holds her within the collapsing sepulchre, and it’s arduous to not be touched by the sudden vulnerability of Westeros’s second maddest queen. lena Headey has nearlymanaged to stay Cersei’s legacy from being completely deconsecrated by this season; probably as a result of she solelyhad about twenty lines of dialogue before she was squashed by falling masonry. different outbound characters venture out with additional of a whimper: Euron brags pointlessly regarding however he’s killed Jaime (untrue), Qyburn gets his neck snapped in regarding 0.3 seconds of screentime, and even #Cleganebowl looks like it doesn’t quite do justice to The Hound’s emotional journey
At the beginning of this final season, Daenerys was committed to the existential battle against the risen dead; currently she is burning thousands alive as revenge for one dead adviser. what’s the logic here? That unhealthy Targaryen blood cancome in the end? that every one power corrupts? That Benioff and Weiss had written agreement obligations to holdup the show in six neat episodes that would never be met?
Whatever the thinking, the result’s clear: Game of Thrones marches towards its final episode a lame duck. once living versus dead and Dany versus Cersei, we tend to finish with Starks versus Targaryens. however even as with Dany sitting on the Iron Throne in a King’s Landing that has scarcely the infrastructure to support the half a dozen remaining voters, the harm has already been done.



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Chopsticks Teaser Trailer| Netflix Introduces Mithila Palkar’s Character

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Netflix has released a teaser trailer of its latest Indian original film Chopsticks. This teaser briefly introduces Mithila Palkar’s character ‘Nirma Shahastra Buddhe’, who is a “shy and under-confident” young woman tourist guide who’s new to Mumbai. The movie is directed by Sachin Yardi of the ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’ fame, Chopsticks is a story in which Nirma tries to fight and get back her stolen car from a goat-frenzy, Mumbai gangster.”.

The first scene of Chopsticks teaser trailer opens with Nirma (Palkar) giving a tour of the Dharavi slums to a group of Chinese tourists in Mandarin. In the next frame, Nirma buys a new car and is trying to build up her confidence by playing some repeat-after-me motivational tapes in her new car. Her life takes a bad turn after she’s fooled by a fake ‘valet parking attendant’ who steals her car.

In the next few successive quick cuts. You can catch Abhay Deol with a goat. Abhay Deol happens to team up with Nirma to get back her car. The teaser trailer ends on a humourous note where a cop who’s registering an FIR laughs at the name of Palkar’s character ‘Nirma’ as he realises that she shares her name with a popular washing detergent brand in India.

Chopsticks will be releasing by May 31 on Netflix, all around the world. The film also has Vijay Raaz and popular MTV India VJ Benafsha Soonawalla.



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A ‘Game of Thrones’ to remember

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David Benioff and Dan Weiss brought alive the world of “Game of Thrones” on the small screen in 2011, and it has been a ride full of drama, action, betrayal, murder, mystery, hope and scares since then, making it a global phenomenon. On the surface, the show, based on George R.R. Martin’s novels, comes across as a thrilling quest to the coveted Iron Throne. But it also stands for complicated political gambits, scheming and the backstabbing nature of people and finding love in troubled times.

The most alluring thing about the show is that just when you place a bet on a character, or any other event, the show proves you wrong. It leaves fans thinking — ‘did that really happen?’. With the final piece of the whole puzzle releasing on Sunday, IANS looks back at the whole journey of the HBO show — from its most defining moments to varied fan theories to the famous catch-phrases that continue to live on.Game of Thrones season 8

Here are some important moments leading up to the final chapter:

* Ned Stark’s head getting chopped off: It was the first shocking moment wrapped in the narrative of first season. Many thought of him as a hero, and were shocked with his execution, and for many, the moment prepared them for further surprising deaths in the show.

* The Red Wedding: Here red is not the colour of garment, but blood. The episode of season three is famous for the bloody and brutal wedding scene. What happened? Robb Stark was shot with arrows, his wife was stabbed to death and Catelyn Stark’s throat was slit as she pleaded for mercy.

There was another not-so-happy wedding — Purple Wedding where King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) was poisoned to death at his own marriage feast.

* Jon Snow’s resurrection: Jon Snow lay dead at the end of the season five, and this moment turned out to the biggest cliffhanger of the show. He came back to life in the opening episode of season six with some magic.

* The walk of shame: An iconic scene from the fifth season starring Lena Headey’s Cersei Lannister. After Cersei is found guilty of falsehood and fornication, she strips down to nothing and takes the walk of atonement.

* The Battle of the Bastards: Fans were waiting for the moment when Jon Snow would fight with the evil Ramsay Bolton, who raped Jon’s sister Sansa and also tortured Theon Greyjoy and cut off his penis. It turned out to be the finest war scene on the small screen, and ended with the death of Ramsay.

* Mother of dragons: After much talk, dragons appeared in the show when Daenerys Targaryen walked out of a burning funeral pyre of her husband Khal Drogo. She took three ancient dragon eggs, and not only survived but came out with three baby dragons.

* Cersei Lannister blowing sept: The moment of gain and loss for Cersei as she killed several of her enemies by blowing up the Sept of Baelor. She also lost her son Tommen, who killed himself after losing his wife Margaery in the gigantic green explosion.

* Hodor holds the door: He was a gentle giant, and only said one word ‘Hodor’. The mystery behind his name unraveled in the sixth season. It explained the giant’s past and also how once talkative stable boy named Wylis sacrificed himself to prevent an army of monsters from getting to Bran Stark, by accepting the command “Hold the door”.

The show has spawned many catch-phrases as well. And they are:

* “The things I do for love”: Jaime Lannister.

* “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die”: Cersei.

* “You know nothing, Jon Snow”: Ygritte.

* “A Lannister always pays his debts”: Various Lannisters.

* “Winter is coming”: First used by Ned Stark.

* “If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention”: Ramsay.

The finale of “Game of Thrones” season eight will air internationally on Sunday. It is aired in India on Star World.

Though the end is near for the “Game of Thrones” original series, the saga will continue in form of several spin-offs, which have been ordered by HBO.

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