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No woman? Twitter blasts Modi over all-male Bollywood delegation

02:24 PM | 21 Dec, 2018
No woman? Twitter blasts Modi over all-male Bollywood delegation
On, Tuesday 18th December, PM Modi held a Bollywood meeting comprising some big names of the industry, including Akshay Kumar, Bhushan Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Karan Johar. He shared a picture of the meeting on his Twitter handle and was instantly criticized for not having a single woman in the meeting.

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1075005835590258689?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075005835590258689&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

In the tweet, the PM called the interaction "fruitful" and "extensive". He also said that the delegation spoke about the "strides being made by the film and entertainment industry.

Bollywood stars including Akshay Kumar was also part of the interaction. He thanked the PM for his presence and for discussing issues pertaining to the film industry.

However, filmmaker and writer Alankrita Srivastava, Saumya Baijjal, Bollywood diva Dia Mirza and many others noted that no women were part of these discussions.

https://twitter.com/deespeak/status/1075417472726196225?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075417472726196225&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftribune.com.pk%2Fstory%2F1870883%2F4-dia-mirza-slams-patriarchy-bollywood%2F

https://twitter.com/saumyabaijal/status/1075233163289526273?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075233163289526273&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

https://twitter.com/alankrita601/status/1075035831369379842?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075035831369379842&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

https://twitter.com/cyclopsee/status/1075067708541030401?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075067708541030401&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

https://twitter.com/cyclopsee/status/1075067708541030401?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075067708541030401&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

https://twitter.com/beingshaquib/status/1075069414448320512?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075069414448320512&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

https://twitter.com/Shalshandle/status/1075290963780792321?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1075290963780792321&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

This is not the first time the Indian PM has been criticized for holding a meeting with all-male panels. A smaller delegation from the film industry had met the PM earlier in October. This group included Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani, Siddharth Roy Kapoor, and Ritesh Sidhwani among others.

https://twitter.com/_morphiine_/status/1055707553802477568?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1055707553802477568&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Fbuzz%2Fnarendra-modi-bollywood-interaction-no-women-1977839.html

What are your thoughts on this? Comment below. 

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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