NEW DELHI — Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha is going to play a challenging role as a journalist in her upcoming movie “Noor” based on the novel ‘Karachi you’re killing me’ by journalist Saba Imtiaz.
The novel is based on the life of Ayesha Khan, a journalist in Karachi with a modern view towards life.
The novel is said to be a comedy crime-thriller revolving around the life of a young protagonist, Ayesha and about several events of violence and disturbance that take place in the city of Karachi due to poor security measures.
It talks about various situations in Karachi and how they affect peoples’ lives through social damages as reported by the main character, Ayesha.
According to Indian media reports, the rights for the adaptation have already been reserved by a leading production house and the film will be directed by debutant Sunhil Sippy.
Sonakshi will be essaying the role of a Karachi-based journalist and as per media reports, the actress has said yes to the film.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost