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King Khan of Bollywood turned 55 this year. Flickr

By Shweta Porwal

Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on Monday. The king khan of Bollywood also referred to as Badshah of Bollywood is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality having millions of fans.


Shah Rukh Khan was born into a Muslim family in New Delhi. SRK lived in Mangalore for 5 years with his maternal grandfather. SRK attended ST. Columbia’s school in central Delhi and in a very young age started practicing in stage plays and worked on his acting skills. Later on, he enrolled himself in Hansraj college to earn his bachelor’s degree in economics.

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King khan started his career with a television series “Fauji” in the late 1980s leading to his Bollywood debut “Dewanna” in 1992. King khan has a marvelous success story to be highlighted and known. He shifted to Mumbai with a few pence in his wallet holding a big dream in his eyes.

SRK has worked in the industry for over two decades and is still working. He has delivered more than 80 Hindi films including several blockbusters, flops, and some iconic romantic films like Mohbattein, Ver-Zara, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and much more which have set the bars high to chase.


Shah Rukh Khan is also known as SRK. Flickr

Working for his dreams to come to true Shah Rukh Khan has some heart-warming stories from his past to be heard which will make you fall in love with Badshah.

  • Benny Thomas, khan’s friend who came to Mumbai with him during his struggling days narrates an incident where Shah Rukh Khan standing on Marine Drive in the backdrop of the setting sun once said that I’ll rule this city one day totally unaware of the fact that it will turn into a reality soon.
  • During his early days in Bollywood, SRK intended to do only 3-4 To films and go back to Delhi to take care of his mom who was on death bed.

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  • As a student whenever Shah Rukh was asked about his career goals he always stated that he wants to become an actor in Bollywood and wants to work and contribute his skills in the industry.

On his 55th birthday his colleagues, fans, and the whole of Bollywood is celebrating the birthday of Badshah. Multiple friends and colleagues took to social media to deliver their heartwarming wishes and blessings for the actor.


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Killer Smog in Delhi.

Developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, a Decision Support System (DSS) that extends the ability of the existing air quality early warning system (AQEWS) to have decision-making capability for air quality management in Delhi-NCR was launched on Tuesday.

The website for the DSS (https://ews.tropmet.res.in/dss/) is designed to help the Commission for Air Quality Management for NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) by delivering quantitative information about the contribution of emissions from Delhi and its 19 surrounding districts; the contribution of emissions from eight different sectors in Delhi; and the contribution from biomass-burning activities in the neighbouring states.

These information would assist in managing the air quality in a timely manner, a release from the Ministry of Earth Sciences said.

The need was stated by the CAQM, which was formed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, during a meeting held in January 2021.

Recently, the Commission reviewed the progress made by IITM and had in principle approved the current version of DSS for air quality management in the Delhi-NCR. The IITM has also developed a new website for DSS with the entire system made operational, the release said.

Union Minister of State for Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh, while launching the website for AQEWS on the occasion of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' week organised by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said, "DSS is a significant contribution to 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' on behalf of MoES and IITM and suggestions are invited on this issue."

The website also has a feature whereby the users can create their own emission reduction scenarios (from 20 different districts, including Delhi) so as to examine the possible projected improvement in air quality in Delhi for the next five days.

"This information would explicitly highlight the most important emission sources responsible for the degradation of air quality in Delhi and suggest possible solutions to ameliorate the same. With a plethora of quantitative data, the AQEWS integrated with DSS could become a user-friendly tool for air-quality management in and around Delhi," the release said. (IANS/JB)

Keywords: Delhi, India, Pollution, IITM, Ministry of Earth Sciences


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On the first day of the two-day meeting of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders on Tuesday, discussions were held on important issues related to education and the National Education Policy-2020

On the first day of the two-day meeting of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders on Tuesday, discussions were held on important issues related to education and the National Education Policy-2020. Apart from senior RSS leader Suresh Soni, representatives of various organisations associated with the Sangh Parivar -- working in the field of education -- were present in the meeting in New Delhi.

According to sources, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who attended the meeting on behalf of the government, shared information related to the National Education Policy-2020 and the government's policy on important issues related to the education sector. Pradhan also shared details of the efforts being made by the government in the field of education.

Discussions were also held regarding the impact of the situation arising out of Corona and how much it has affected the education sector. In the meeting, the RSS leaders asked several questions and provided suggestions to the Union Minister regarding the education policy of the government.

According to the sources, RSS wants the policy to be implemented expeditiously. All aspects related to the policy were discussed in Tuesday's meeting. On the second and the last day of the meeting on Wednesday, special issues related to education will be discussed in which representatives of various organisations of the Sangh, Union Ministers and several BJP leaders will be take part.

Meanwhile, in order to convey its point of view to the government on various issues, the Sangh keeps on calling such coordination meetings related to specific issues, in which RSS representatives -- working in that particular area -- provide feedback to the government. (IANS/JB)


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