"We can learn to work & speak when we're afraid…For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language & definition & while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us."- Audre Lorde pic.twitter.com/tPbWK5HNCc … [Read more...] about Black Twitter makes the case for Lorde-Morrison Day in honor of two literary giants
Gold futures for delivery in February rose Rs 172, or 0.44 percent on the MCX trading at Rs 39,619 per 10 gram in evening trade in a business turnover of 12,124 lots. Gold contracts for April delivery gained Rs 179, or 0.45 percent, at Rs 39,744 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 10,906 lots. The far month June contract was trading up by Rs 206, or 0.52 percent at Rs 39,885 per 10 gram with a business volume of 327 lots. … [Read more...] about Gold snaps 5-day losing streak, up Rs 193 at Rs 39,813 per 10 gram
In fact, Max Life got the jitters in 2018 again when Axis Bank took a decision to also tie-up with the country’s largest insurer Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Now Axis Bank has a bancassurance partnership with Bajaj Allianz Life as well, apart from LIC and Max Life. This is part of the bank’s strategy to utilise the opportunity to reach the maximum permissible cap of three insurers in life segment. … [Read more...] about Will Max Life Insurance, and Amitabh Chaudhry, be second time lucky?
“‘Twister’ was definitely the first rap track to appear on one of his albums, and it’s fascinating to me that Al was both capturing an era of the Beastie Boys’ evolution that they’d already moved past by that point, being deep into the process of evolving into the warped geniuses of Paul’s Boutique. [It shows] the lengths Al would go to in order to capture, as realistically and convincingly as possible, the sound, feel, texture, and ethos of what he’s paying tribute to,” says Rabin. “To me, there are so many fascinating commonalities between Al’s parodies and hip-hop, though. Both are historically built on the music and artistry of other artists. In hip-hop, that’s the music that’s being sampled; in Al’s parodies, it’s the music being spoofed. They’re both also piggy-backing on the audience’s almost Pavlovian love of the smash hits (and Al only parodies smash hits) that constitute the … [Read more...] about What combing through ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s catalog reveals about 40 years of pop music
Dhankhar's ties with the government have been filled with rancour ever since he rushed to the rescue of Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who was heckled and manhandled at Jadavpur University where he had gone to address a function of the RSS-linked ABVP. … [Read more...] about Happy that govt functionaries holding constructive dialogue with me: Bengal guv