When Trotsky cabled to Lenin to ask for permission to wear bourgeois attire, unworthy of a fiery revolutionary like him, for the signing ceremony — incidentally, it was the first diplomatic treaty ever filmed — Lenin shot back impatiently that for signing the treaty, if the Germans demanded that the Bolshevik delegation should wear petticoats, […]
But with the recent findings, researchers assert that recovering from the coronavirus infection is not enough to develop an immunity against the virus and Covid-19 immunity will sustain in an individual for only three months, or in some cases, even less. This, in turn, raises a lot of questions about the efficiency of vaccines and […]
While they had a great time reliving all the punishments they got because of anything from a missing button on a uniform to the grey beret that was askew, “It was heartbreaking for most of us, because this is the first time after we passed out that so many of us would have been together, […]
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, wears a Washington Nationals mask June 30 as he arrives to testify at a Senate committee hearing about the coronavirus pandemic. Fauci issued a stark warning to lawmakers, telling them he wouldn’t be surprised if the United States sees new cases of […]
Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane, whose film The Disciple was the first Indian project in 19 years to enter the main competition at Venice Film Festival, has won the Best Screenplay Award. Members of the film fraternity including Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Manoj Bajpayee among others took to Twitter to celebrate the big news.
In the spring, India had ordered the world’s largest lockdown to try to mitigate their infection rates. But, the government changed course in June following months of economic devastation. Their economy shrank by 24% in the second quarter over the same period a year earlier; it was the largest drop ever recorded, according to The Washington Post.
In 1994 she was made a Dame by the Queen for her services to drama. Working right up to the end of her life, she won plaudits for her spiky performance on the Channel 5 remake of All Creatures Great And Small.
“In independent India, Dipa is the first Indian woman to take part in the Olympics and also, in the final event, do the risky Produnova vault in artistic gymnastics. Not getting medal is not a big issue, it is historic that she took part in the final event,” Sarkar said.
pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday and urged people to shift to electric vehicles. Speaking at a webinar on the first ever ‘International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies’, Javadekar also urged the states to come up with specific plans of how to reduce pollution in their respective cities. “We did not […]
Bettering India’s Illiteracy Problem, One Small Step At A Time Literacy is the key for socio-economic growth in a country and according to the report by UNSECO, India has one of the highest population of illiterates at 287 million. Even with various schemes and government policies, illiteracy is still a problem in the country  […]