US celebrates Independence day or July 4th day which has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941 to mark the birth of American Freedom. On this day in 1776, a Declaration of Independence drafted by Thomas Jefferson, was adopted by 13 colonies, enabling the independence of the United States from the British Empire. … [Read more...] about US celebrates independence day amid coronavirus pandemic
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Sharing her own experience of being harassed, she tells us, “It happened in my building in Mumbai. I was in the compound and a middle-aged man walked passed me and called me Coronavirus and kept chanting it till I left. I found it very strange because it was around February and by then we weren’t so aware of the situation. I went home, read up and saw what was happening in China Town in the US and it was then that it hit me. It was so unfortunate.” … [Read more...] about Axone actor Lin Laishram: There is racism in our own country also, why don’t celebs talk about that?
Overall, Texas has recorded more than 175,000 coronavirus cases. Mr Abbott’s orders came as many Republican officials, who were initially lukewarm about the importance of wearing masks, begin publicly calling for face coverings as the United States sees soaring numbers of new infections. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: America sets record for cases with 55,000 infections in one day
It was a memorable drive for the NWKRTC staff who ferried SSLC students from Belagavi to their villages of Bendigeri and Badas on Friday. Bus drivers A.M. Gullannanavar, M.G. Magemmanavar, and R.K. Hugar were felicitated by the students and their parents at the Bendigeri bus stand. Parents garlanded the drivers and presented them with sweets. They thanked the NWKRTC staff for ferrying their children, most of them girls, safely to the examination centres in Belagavi. … [Read more...] about Relief, happiness as SSLC students finally finish their exam
The event takes off with a session of Pandi Melam (percussion ensemble) lasting for about an hour. Even though a trimmed version, this brings a pleasant surprise to the Melam enthusiasts when it is least expected. As the Melam concludes, the Velichapad (oracle) enters the scene. Attired in red, wearing a waist belt and carrying a sword, he moves — anklets jingling — in a trance around the Nirapara and Nilavilakku (lamp and the heaped measure of paddy) kept in the centre. The drum gathers steam and the Velichapad reciprocates. Holding Pookkulas (coconut flower), two assistants, apparently the troops of the deity, accompany the oracle. The whole spectacle is a treat of rhythm and ritual. The oracle then utters Kalpana or the dictate of the deity. He then acknowledges the offering and blesses the family. The event concludes with a feast for the participants. … [Read more...] about Monsoon is here, where are the festivities?