Lakhs of migrants who have hurried back home in Bihar, walking, peddling bicycles and hitchhiking their way to their native places, are no longer sure if they would be able to live by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mantra of Jaan Bhi Jahaan Bhi (life as well as livelihood). … [Read more...] about Back home, migrant workers stare at uncertain future
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But its musical achievements aside, the show also plays with ideas of gender and race in an interesting manner. At a time when Scarlett Johansson was forced to drop out of a movie in which she’d have played a trans woman, and paraplegics took offence to Bryan Cranston playing a wheelchair-bound man in The Upside, a white woman plays a mixed-race teen, a black man plays a white woman, and a middle-aged man plays an elderly lady in Central Park. This sort of casting would no doubt have been frowned upon had Central Park been a live-action show. But it makes the most of the freedom animation affords creators. … [Read more...] about Central Park review: Amazing new Apple series borrows from Bollywood in the best way possible
But dear Mr Clarkson, despite how much we love you three and your tomfoolery -- and, as you claim is the case with Lamborghinis, we do so despite having outgrown you -- the world isn't quite the same as before you spent a decade comparing cars to various famous bottoms. … [Read more...] about Tip Gear: Some advice for Jeremy Clarkson and the boys
Darjeeling district magistrate (DM) S Ponnambalam said that standard operating procedures (SOPs) are duly followed. “We’re monitoring the health condition of all the passengers who’re arriving. The symptomatic passengers will be taken to a nearby hospital for a health check-up,” the DM said. However, not a single passenger, who arrived in Bagdogra on Thursday, was found to be symptomatic, airport authorities said. … [Read more...] about Passenger detected with high temperature on first flight to Kolkata
The unorganised sector cannot carry on because they have very low income, low savings. They are living in crowded conditions so they cannot practise physical distancing, they don’t have clean water. The imperative of the lockdown was they should have been provided with food wherever they were, allowed to migrate if they wanted to, those left behind should have been decongested to school buildings, tents etc. Unorganised businesses should have been supported so they don’t collapse because of lack of working capital. This is what I call a survival package. Because if half the population - if 200 million lost jobs, that means 800 million people are below the poverty line with zero income. You are in a situation where you have to support the consumption of essentials for 800 million people, decongest them, boost capacity for testing, boost the capacity of hospitals, and prevent businesses from collapsing. As long as you don’t do this, lifting the lockdown would be … [Read more...] about Can India’s workforce have a safe return to business?