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Major News and Events of 30 September 2017

What Happened on 30 September 2017


Padma Shri actor, writer Tom alter dies of cancer at 67

Veteran Bollywood, Theatre and television actor Tom Alter has died of cancer at the age of 67. He was honored with the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2008 for his prolific contribution in the field of arts. Tom Alter was battling with stage four skin cancer and was admitted to a Mumbai hospital earlier September. As told by his manager Ismail Ansari, “On Thurday, Tom Alter returned to his home and on Friday night he breathed his last.” He is survived by his wife Carol and two children Jamie and Afshaan. Best known for his TV Series- Zabaan Sambhalke, Shaktimaan, Sanvidhaan, and Khamosh Sa Afsana, Tom Alter is also known for his films- “Parinda”, “Aashiqui”, “Gandhi”, “Sardar Patel”, “Shatranj ke Khiladi”, “Kranti”, Bheja Fry, to name a few.

Delhi Government asks DMRC to put fare price on hold

In the interest of innumerable commuters traveling by the Delhi metro, the government of Delhi has asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to put on hold any fare hike. An enquiry on the propose increase is being looked into by the government of Delhi. As per Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), fares are set to increase by a minimum of rupees 10 per month. Pertaining to this, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said, “Delhi Metro is directed to put on hold any further hike till Delhi government completes its enquiry.




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