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  • MODERN DAY SLAVERY—IN THE BACK OF A LIQUOR STORE

    MODERN DAY SLAVERY—IN THE BACK OF A LIQUOR STORE January 2021 - An Indian man’s enslavement was discovered last February by agents from Alcoholic Beverage Control being held captive in a liquor store in Gilroy, California. The district attorney recently brought charges against Amarjit and Balwinder Mann, both 66, for locking the man in their liquor store and making him work 15-hour shifts, seven days a week, without pay.

  • SWIPE, MATCH, EAT: A BETTER ONLINE DATING APP

    SWIPE, MATCH, EAT: A BETTER ONLINE DATING APP January 2021 - If you’ve used a mobile app such as Tinder or Bumble to find a match, you may wish you didn’t have to set up the date yourself. Well, Abhimanyu Goel, a junior at Cornell University, is part of a student team that has developed an app called Weet — derived from “We eat” — that not only matches you with a prospective mate, but also sets up the first date at a local restaurant.

  • Good Sports: A SELFLESS ACT IN IPL FINAL

    Good Sports: A SELFLESS ACT IN IPL FINAL December 2020 - The Mumbai Indians won their fifth title by beating the Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the Indian Premier League final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

  • Good Sports: OLYMPIC BOXER EXCELS AT FRENCH TOURNEY

    Good Sports: OLYMPIC BOXER EXCELS AT FRENCH TOURNEY December 2020 - Nine Indian boxers—five men and four women— will compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, postponed until next summer because of the pandemic. India has previously won two Olympic bronze medals, thanks to Vijender Singh in 2008 and Mary Kom in 2012, and its prospects of another medal rest heavily on Amit Panghal’s shoulders.

  • Good Sports: BODYBUILDER AIMS FOR PROFESSIONAL STATUS

    Good Sports: BODYBUILDER AIMS FOR PROFESSIONAL STATUS December 2020 - Jasdeep Dhaliwal, 33, recently won the men’s physique overall title at the Manitoba Amateur Bodybuilding Provincial Championships. The Winnipeg man, who once played kabaddi professionally in his native Punjab and Canada, hopes to become a professional bodybuilder.

  • QUOTA of QUOTES

    QUOTA of QUOTES December 2020 - Quotes by Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris / Kesha Ram, who became the first woman of color elected to the Vermont Senate / Nikema Williams,Democratic Party of Georgia Chairwoman / Seven-year-old Abhijita Gupta, who recently released her first book “Happiness All Around” /Tweets from actress Mindy Kaling / Shashi Tharoor, MP for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala .

  • DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

    DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN? December 2020 - How much do you know about current events in India and the U.S.? Try this short quiz!

  • Fun Time : THE MANY FIRSTS OF VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT KAMALA HARRIS

    Fun Time : THE MANY FIRSTS OF VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT KAMALA HARRIS December 2020 - At the turn of the century, if you had told a random group of Americans that over the next two decades, they would elect a president named Barack Hussein Obama, whose father was from Kenya, and a vice president named Kamala Devi Harris, whose mother was from India, they would have wondered what you had been smoking.

  • FOLLOWING GANDHI’S PRINCIPLES, PREMJI DONATES GENEROUSLY

    FOLLOWING GANDHI’S PRINCIPLES, PREMJI DONATES GENEROUSLY December 2020 - Azim Premji, founder and chairman of Wipro, has given away Rs. 7,904 crore of his wealth in 2020, making him the most generous philanthropist in India, according to EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020. He has donated an average of Rs. 22 crore (almost $3 million) per day.

  • STREET SELLERS GET CELEBRITY BOOST

    STREET SELLERS GET CELEBRITY BOOST December 2020 - Celebrities often use their social media accounts to promote products and enrich themselves. But every now and then, they also use their huge followings to benefit the underprivileged.

 

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