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Byculla zoo entry fee to be hiked from Rs 5 to Rs 50
May 26, 2017 20:10 IST
By Sanjana Bhalerao1
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what happened: Civic standing committee on Friday cleared a proposal to increase entry fee to Byculla zoo.
what it means: Citizens visiting Byculla zoo that houses popular penguin enclosure will now have to pay Rs 50 entry fee in place of Rs 5. A family of four will have to pay Rs 100.
what next: The hike will be effective in about two months after elected representatives ratify it.
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Taapsee Pannu talks of self-defence in her school
May 26, 2017 19:19 IST
By Naina Arora
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what happened: Taapsee visited Mata Jai Kaur Public School, Delhi, and spoke on the importance of self-defence.
what it means: Two months ago, Taapsee started an initiative to introduce self-defence as a compulsory extra-curricular subject in her school. On Instagram, she wrote that she was "nostalgic beyond words".
what next: Taapsee will be seen in the film Judwaa 2, directed by David Dhawan, releasing in September 2017.
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Can’t compare TV to digital content: Sanjeeda Shaikh
May 26, 2017 19:13 IST
By Kavita Awaasthi
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what happened: Sanjeeda Shaikh feels it will take a little time for people to get used to watching content online.
what it means: Shaikh feels TV is huge and there is not competition for digital content yet. However, she says it's a good thing that there are different ideas and stories online.
what next: Shaikh is currently working in a TV show, but says she would love to do another web series soon.
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Pahlaj Nihalani is doing the right thing: Asha Parekh
May 26, 2017 19:11 IST
By Prashant Singh
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what happened: Ex-CBFC chief Asha Parekh says current CBFC boss Pahlaj Nihalani is working as per govt. guidelines.
what it means: Parekh says censorship isn’t easy and that Nihalani is trying to do the right thing and following government guidelines. She also says censorship is necessary.
what next: Parekh says she would love to see a biopic made on her life.