NEW DELHI: Around 50 people from different walks of life who have contributed to Delhi's "nirman" will share the stage with Arvind Kejriwal during his swearing-in ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan here on Sunday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia said. Kejriwal will assume the post of chief minister of Delhi for the third time and take oath along with all his six cabinet ministers. These 50 people include principals, teachers, traders, labourers, engineers, doctors, bus marshals, auto drivers, metro pilots, farmers, anganwadi workers, sanitation workers, architects of the Signature Bridge and family of fire fighters who lost their lives in the line of duty, Sisodia said. "Today a dream comes true. This dream is not just ours but of the people of Delhi and the real makers of Delhi - 'Delhi ke Nirmata'," Sisodia said. "They will represent various sectors and be with the chief minister as special guests on a specially designated stage," he said. Collaborating with them, the … [Read more...] about 50 people responsible for Delhi’s ‘nirman’ to share stage with Arvind Kejriwal
Every '90s kid remember him as the evil Tamraj Kilvish in Shaktiman and also poularised the slogan, ' A ndhera Kamyam Rahe!' Actor Surendra Pal, however has been loved in Mahabharat, which was the first TV show of his career. Now that Doordarshan has started the rerun the iconic serial, everyone is hooked on the show, including the millennials and Gen Zs. So what makes the show resonate with the youth? Surendra Pal, who essayed the role of Dronacharya in BR Chopra's Mahabharat (1989), believes that the Mahabharat has been an inspiration for many of us and has been a sort of rule book. "For example, Arjun is an idol for many, hence the show and the epic saga of Mahabharat itself holds true to our times. It teaches you what a human being should be like, what his/her duties and responsibilities are. We all look up to Mahabharat and its characters for our lessons and that what makes the show relevant even today," says Surendra, adding, "While Mahabharata was written thousands of year … [Read more...] about You’ll come across people like Duryodhan, Mama Shakuni, etc in your day-to-day life, even today: Surendra Pal
“The cases will increase now. We are preparing and have created hospital infrastructure for it. By the end of May, we will make 14,000 beds available and currently, we have already created around 7,000 beds, including 3,000 in our field hospitals,” he added. … [Read more...] about People’s discipline, lockdown helped keep Maharashtra’s Covid-19 numbers in control: CM Uddhav Thackeray
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Gulab says the NGO’s funds dried up as “donors stopped funding”. “Migrant workers used to call me saying they don’t have food. Even the association for labourers here asked me to help out. So, we began making ration kits of dal, rice and atta for them. So far, we have distributed 8,000 ration kits,” he says, adding that he has raised over ₹72 lakhs in less than a month, through a fundraiser with Milaap, a crowdfunding platform. It was Milaap that had got in touch with Gulab two years ago. “Some of our users had pointed out media coverage about his initiative and asked for a way to help him. So, we reached out to him and helped him start a fundraiser,” says a Milaap spokesperson. The goal of the fundraiser is to raise ₹10,000,000 to feed daily wage earners in Bengaluru but Gulab adds, “Upar wale ki marzi ho toh hum pure India ki seva kar sakte hain (God willing, we will one day be able … [Read more...] about Roti, charity and Eid: This man feeds 300 people everyday
"We found that participants perceived attractive individuals to feel more entitled to good outcomes than unattractive individuals, and that attractive individuals were predicted to be less satisfied with an undesirable job than an unattractive person," said Margaret Lee, a doctoral candidate at the London Business School and lead author of the study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. She said, "In the selection decision for an undesirable job, decision makers were more likely to choose the unattractive individual over the attractive individual. We found this effect to occur even with hiring managers." … [Read more...] about Attractive people less likely to be hired for low-paying jobs!