“So for me, it’s about little changes. Skipping the dessert at a function, for example, or skipping the chips. It’s the little things that add up.” … [Read more...] about Comedian Tahir Bilgic’s tips on how to achieve happiness
Abhishek plays a psychiatrist named Avinash, while Nithya Menen plays his wife Abha, a chef at a five-star hotel. When their daughter Siya goes missing at a friend’s birthday party, the couple turns to the police, but months go by without any progress. At the end of episode one, Avinash and Abha receive a mysterious package, which reveals that Siya is, in fact, alive. … [Read more...] about Breathe Into the Shadows ending explained: Is Abhishek Bachchan’s J back? What does C-16 mean?
It was during contact tracing that one of the locals passed on an important tip to the civic officials. He told them that the garment unit owner had another house nearby, where he had hosted some people a couple of weeks ago. “When we questioned the family about the other house, they got angry. We eventually had to take the help of the police. They investigated this further,” said Dighavkar. The police found that the garment unit owner had hosted five couples in his vacant house. All his visitors had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi in March, India’s first big cluster of COVID-19 cases. “He took care of their food and other requirements. While the women slept in the house, the men would step out at night and sleep in the nearby mosque,” Dighavkar said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Dharavi | When a virus finds space in India’s largest slum
NEW DELHI: On Saturday, when Joyita Mondal drove into Uttar Dinajpur's Islampur court premises in West Bengal in a white car bearing a red plaque stating `judgeship on duty', it was an occasion for a community that has long found itself on the margins to celebrate. As a transgender forced to beg for a living to a social worker chosen to be on the bench for a National Lok Adalat, it is a new beginning for Joyita which signalled a triumph over circumstances. This is the first time that a person from the community has got this opportunity . It is not just about empowerment. This is about getting into the system and getting the authority to make a difference,“ said Abheena Aher, founder of Trans Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust. Life came full circle for Joyita as the court was barely five minutes from the bus stand where she had slept in 2010 after hotels turned her away because of her gender. She resolved then to stand up for others like her. Her friends from the transgender … [Read more...] about Transgender transits from begging to national Lok Adalat
2020 began with the coronavirus pandemic sending the world into shutdown mode. And now having spent half the year with stay at home orders and lockdowns, the world seems to be restarting. Restrictions have been eased, and a new normal has set it with face masks, shields, social distancing forming a part of our daily lives.As we learn to accept a life with these revisions, some icons are reopening their doors and reminding us that not all has changed. … [Read more...] about No fireworks, parades or meet-and-greet sessions with Mickey Mouse as Disney World reopens