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Basu Chatterji (1930-2020): Filmmaker who found beauty, humour and stories in everyday life

The master storyteller who gave us films like Piya Ka Ghar (1972), Rajnigandha (1974), Chhoti Si Baat (1975), Khatta Meetha (1978) and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), died on Thursday aged 90. New Delhi – 04 Jun 2020 23:55 IST 7 SUKHPREET KAHLON… Continue Reading →

Jerry Stiller: Seinfeld star and father of actor Ben dies aged 92

11 May 2020 Comedian Jerry Stiller, best known for his recurring role as George Costanza’s father on TV’s Seinfeld, has died aged 92, his actor son Ben has confirmed. “I’m sad to say that my father passed away from natural… Continue Reading →

RIP-Asrar Jamayee, the forgotten star of Urdu poetry who passed away as pauper in Delhi

By Firoz Bakht Ahmed* Hardly anyone had shown at the last rites, journey and burial of Asrar Jamayee (Abrar-ul-Haq) 83, Delhi-based eminent Urdu humorous and satire poet, the last of the series of the greatest mazahiya (humorous) poets, who breathed… Continue Reading →

JSA Recommendations for Prisons in light of the Covid 19 pandemic

STATEMENT Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and All India Peoples Science Network 6TH April 2020 Jan Swasthya Abhiyan expresses its shock and  condemns the recent circular issued by the Haryana Government which calls for imprisonment of the distressed migrant communties in ‘temporary/make… Continue Reading →

‘From Bhangra Pop To Dance Moves,’ Cops Across India Police go theatrical to enforce corona lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic seems to be bringing out the creative side of our police personnel across the country as they look for innovative ways of creating engaging awareness campaign. From creating music videos to street plays these cops are leaving… Continue Reading →

Corona Lockdown- An Ode to an Infantilising Supremo…

by- Ritu Dewan Clap your hands?Yes papa.Respect hands that Labour?No papa.Bang plates?Yes papaFill empty plates?No papa.International migrants? Yes papaInternal migrants?No papa.Light lamps?Yes papaLight lives?No papa.Export medical gear? Yes papa.Protective gear for medical staff?No papa.Donate to me?Yes papaRelief package?No papa.Sab changa… Continue Reading →

‘Humor is healing’: Laughter soothes nerves during COVID-19 trauma

Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans are employing humor as a balm to soothe nerves during the coronavirus pandemic, flocking to new Instagram stars like Quentin Quarantino and sharing Facebook memes about taking off bras and pants and putting… Continue Reading →

The speech that PM Narendra Modi should deliver at 8 pm to launch a process of “National Healing’

” by churumuri “To err is human. To look at every Indian, and every life, with the same value is divine” My fellow Indians It is 8 pm.  I know the sight of me at 8 pm strikes fear in… Continue Reading →

Living in the Golden Age Social Distancing

Working from home was never so good. Five tips from a pro for social distancers and the social distanced on not just how to survive self-quarantine but thrive in it Indrajit Hazra I’ve been described – well, accused of– being a professional homebody, preferring to work… Continue Reading →

G. Sampath’s exclusive tête-à-tête with Trump-ji #Sundayreading

My exclusive We met in a garden not far from Agra’s beautiful Shiv temple, Tejo Mahalaya. As a demure FLOTUS served goat’s milk and broccoli samosa to POTUS, I began my interview Regular readers of this column would know that… Continue Reading →

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