Daily Archive: February 15, 2018

Theatre Olympics comes to India

Theatre is not just about the play you finally see on stage. It is much more-from the story to the set design, to the actors, everything has to be meticulously planned,” says Waman Kendre, director of the National School of Drama (NSD), which will host the eighth Theatre Olympics, starting 17 February, under the aegis of the Union culture ministry.

The Theatre Olympics, established in Greece in 1993, has travelled to various countries since. This is the first time India will host the prestigious multi-city, multi-production, starting from Delhi. The festival, spread over 51 days, will travel to 17 cities, including Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Patna, Imphal, Varanasi, Chandigarh and Thiruvananthapuram.

Have put an end to corruption and nepotism: Khattar

Jind (Har), Feb 15 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar claimed here today that in the over three years of his government’s rule, the state had been rid of nepotism, corruption and regionalism.

Speaking at rally where BJP chief Amit Shah and a galaxy of state ministers were present, Khattar also said the state had seen uniform development across its districts under the present dispensation.

“The state government has not only end the politics of corruption and loot of the previous regimes which aimed at just filling their own coffers but also kept a check on the transfer industry wherein transfers were effected through money power,” he said.

Welcoming Shah, the chief minister said about three-and-a-half-years ago, the country witnessed a major change when the BJP formed the government at the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.