Minister interacts with students in naxal-hit areas

Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S. Suresh Kumar, on Tuesday, interacted with students of Naxal-affected areas about the problems they face in accessing online classes. The Minister visited Byradevaru, Kithleguli, and Menasinahadya villages in Megunda hobli of Koppa taluk to understand their problems. He interacted with around 60 students. With no access to high-speed […]

Personally identifiable information (PII): What it is, how it’s used, and how to protect it

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines PII fairly broadly as “any information about an individual maintained by an agency, including any information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as name, social security number, date and place of birth, mother’s maiden name, or biometric records; and […]

On SOTU Day, Some Next Steps in Civic Life

As I mentioned last month, San Bernardino has endured a combination of blows that actually make it a purer symbol of the post-2008 collapse than Rustbelt sites like Gary or Detroit. Its population was relatively poor to begin with; the main components of its blue-collar job base—a big railroad yard, a steel mill, an Air […]

Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

Telluride Film Festival’s shorts program includes a long shorts program; Student Prints, curated by Academy Award nominated writer, director, producer Gregory Nava; Calling Cards; and Great Expectations, both curated by Academy Award-winning writer, director, producer Barry Jenkins.

Netflix fans convinced new film Work It looks very similar to old dance classics

One Netflix fan wrote on Twitter: “Not this just being the plot of the second bring it on movie. y’all are NOT slick. And”pls let my feet have swagger”…..y’all need to fire the whole writing team.”

Marathi Film ‘Court’ Enters Oscars 2016 Race From India For Best Foreign Language Film Category

Based on the reality of courts in India, Court shows an impressive portrayal of paradoxes and contradictions that surround the Indian courts. Le Monde said, “A major film on the worrying state of freedom of speech in the Indian democracy.”

The Kissing Booth Star Joey King Could Be Joining Hobbs & Shaw Director’s Next Action Film

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My streaming gem: why you should watch I Am Divine

Naturally, Waters saw the hidden potential of the kid he dubbed Divine, a name inspired by a character in Jean Genet’s Our Lady of the Flowers. Waters recognized Divine’s repressed well of anger and encouraged him to channel it into the murderous sociopaths he came to play. The tone of their work together defied everything, […]

‘It’s my grandparents I’m worried about!’ Normal People’s Daisy Edgar-Jones admits her sex scenes were ‘unfreaky’ to watch back and jokes her boyfriend had to ‘grit his teeth’

A different account gushed: ‘Wow three episodes in and #NormalPeople is just stunning… everything I wanted carried from the book, the minimal dialogue, the pauses, even the short episodes just leave you wanting more I’ve cried already.’ 

How to watch ‘Hamilton’ for free on Disney Plus: You can’t, and here’s why

This reasoning explains why Disney is opting to forgo the more lucrative box-office dollars that Hamilton presumably would have brought in had it been released in theaters. “Hamilton probably could have opened to $150 million in theaters,” this person says. “But the future of Disney is Disney Plus. It’s not the theatrical experience. And by […]