Every revolution will throw up a hero or two, and legends that are spoken about in hushed words. Everyday heroes who save lives literally and metaphorically have David Bowie singing an anthem to them. Everyday heroes stand up and are counted, and even though Hamilton is said to have aimed at the sky during his duel with his long time political rival Aaron Burr (the honourable thing to do in duels), all his life he did not let a single chance of writing history. So when you travel to New York next, visit the American Museum of Finance. And find inspiration from the duelling statues of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, and remember the words to this song: … [Read more...] about In this lockdown, we’re writing our collective futures by understanding our past
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"Our Parliamentary Standing Committee is having a most informative and useful meeting with @DBTIndia @IndiaDST @CSIR_IND & @PrinSciAdvGoI on the issue of Science & Technology & COVID-19. Too bad we are not allowed to have virtual meetings so that more MPs could have participated," Ramesh wrote on Twitter. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 vaccine could be available by early 2021: Parliamentary panel told
Nicholas Burns is a university professor, columnist, lecturer and a former American diplomat. Currently, Burns is the Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School. The 64-year-old from New York is also the founder and director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair of the Project on the Middle East, and India and South Asia. … [Read more...] about Who is Nicholas Burns, the man Rahul Gandhi is interviewing next?
George Floyd, a Houston resident, died after he was pinned to the ground by a white police officer who kneeled on his neck as he gasped for breath. His death on May 25 has triggered a widespread violent protest in the US and sparked a debate on systemic racism. … [Read more...] about Video of Jodhpur cop kneeling on man’s neck reminds netizens of George Floyd’s death
The High Court was hearing a petition filed by a teachers' association challenging the government's decision to conduct the exams amid the coronavirus pandemic. While the bench did not pass an order, it posted the matter for June 11 and asked the state government to inform its stand on the matter. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Tamil Nadu govt cancels Class 10 exam; over 9 lakh promoted to next class