Fasting as a ritual is common to all religions — in the faith that it's a soul-purifying act. Whether as a “token”, “in sympathy” or with the ominous tag “unto death”, fasting has been a popular, and often an effective form of protest. We've all gone off food because the doctor said so, or in the fond hope that the body will recognise the sacrifice and shed a few kilos. … [Read more...] about Fasting, feasting!
Mind control film
Diabetic ketoacidosis - and its consequences - can be avoided with proper glucose control in patients known to have diabetes, said Simona Ghetti, associate professor at the UC Davis Department of Psychology and the Center for Mind and Brain. Many cases, however, occur at the time of diagnosis of diabetes and these cases are more difficult to detect early. … [Read more...] about Diabetic episodes affect kids’ memory
Producer Saviraj Shetty expressed his excitement and said, “I am honoured to announce that Taxi No. 24, as our first film is also the very first project in the industry to complete its entire making from pre-production to post-production after the lifting of the lockdown. I would like to dedicate this victory to the relentless diligence & dedication of our entire production team. It is their unwavering commitment that enabled us to achieve this privilege during these unprecedented times. We resumed production after obtaining all relevant government permissions and ensured shoots were conducted in a controlled environment with strict compliance to all government rules, regulations and safety protocols.” … [Read more...] about Taxi No. 24 teaser poster featuring Mahesh Manjrekar, Jagjeet, Anangsha out!
While all the three services displayed higher leadership skills of an exceptional order, there were some stand-out performances. While initiative and momentum were exploited well by Pinto in Basantar, Sartaj Kargil and Zorawar Bakshi in the Chicken's Neck sector, Swaraj Prakash, the captain of INS Vikrant, dominated the eastern seas off the East Pakistan coast just as Chandan Singh used all his experience from the 1962 conflict to orchestrate the heli-borne operations. … [Read more...] about Brilliant commanders and brave men won India the 1971 War
Almost every night, gangs hurl bombs, attack each other with rods, sticks and chains, often exchange fire from country-made weapons and occasionally display swords, police officers say. The police who routinely fire in the air to keep the gangsters under control say that bomb-making is the new “cottage industry” of the township. … [Read more...] about On the dark side of Kolkata’s satellite towns