Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna was named brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC),
IAAC is leading cultural organisation which organises annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). This year’s festival will showcase Vikas Khanna’s film ‘The Last Color” and Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer ‘Photograph’.
NYIFF is North America’s longest-running and most prestigious Indian film festival that would be organised from May 7 to 12, 2019.
This year it be the 19th edition of the festival. It will showcase 30 feature-length films, including 3 documentaries, 30 shorts and 19 regional films.
Union Government has revamped high-level ‘anti-hijack panel’ to include top officials in the Prime Minister’s Office especially National Security Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval.
The revamped panel will be called Committee of Secretaries on Aircraft Hijack (COSAH).
It will have 15 top officials including pre-identified nominated members who can represent regular members during their absence.
Members:NSA, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Additional Principal Secretary, Heads of R&AW (Research and Analysis Wing) and Intelligence Bureau. Inclusion of NSA will enable him to coordinate any immediate military response.