Author Archives: State Observer

Ayan Mukerji reveals how Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt’s ‘love story’ unfolded during ‘Brahmastra’ shoot—See pic inside

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‘Brahmastra’ is backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.   New Delhi: One of the most talked about off-screen couples in B-Town, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s love story is seen as goals by fans. The good-looking duo will be seen together for the first time on big screens in ‘Brahmastra’, helmed by Ayan Mukerji. The filmmaker recently took to Instagram ...

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Huge honour for Anand Pandit to back Modi’s biopic

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Pandit has been associated with films such as “Satyameva Jayate”, “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2” and “Total Dhamaal”.   Mumbai: Producer Anand Pandit says it’s a huge honour to produce “PM Narendra Modi”, which is also backed by Sandeep Ssingh. “The story of Narendra Modiji is not just inspiring but iconic in every respect. It’s a huge honour for me to ...

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Hamid movie review: Irresistible piece on peace

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Director Aijaz Khan has adapted Majidi’s style wholesale and then given it his own striking yet unostentatious twist.    Movie: Hamid; Cast: Talha Alshad Reshi, Vikas Kumar, Rasika Dugal; Director: Aijaz Khan; Rating: **** 1/2 (4 and a half stars) Political turmoil and separatist violence have now become synonymous with Kashmir. It wasn’t always that way. Once known as heaven ...

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‘No Fathers in Kashmir’ to release on April 5

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The story is about a teenage British-Kashmiri, Noor, who re-traces her roots in search of her father. Mumbai: After an eight-month battle with the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Ashvin Kumar’s directorial “No Fathers in Kashmir” will hit the screens on April 5. “It is a film made for young people all over India to connect with young people ...

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RBI to inject liquidity worth $5 bn into system

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The swap will be in the nature of a simple buy/sell foreign exchange swap from the Reserve Bank side.   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank Wednesday said it will inject long-term liquidity worth USD 5 billion into the system through foreign exchange swap arrangement with banks for three years. The swap will be in the nature of a simple buy/sell foreign ...

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RBI relaxes norms for trade credit

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For others, the limit is up to USD 50 million or equivalent per import transaction.   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday relaxed norms for imports of capital and non-capital goods by raising the trade credit limit to USD 150 million under the automatic route. Announcing the modified revised framework for ‘Trade Credit Policy’, the RBI, however, reduced ...

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India far away from being less-cash economy, must address digital payments security issues: Nilekani

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He was addressing the ‘2019 India Forum of the PCI Security Standards Council’ through video conferencing here.   New Delhi: India is still very far away from being a less-cash economy and security issues around digital payments system needed to be addressed to make the mode more acceptable, Nandan Nilekani said Wednesday. Nikelani — who is the chairman of RBI ...

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