Commemorated since 1988, the World AIDS Day always has a theme, and this year it is "global solidarity, shared responsibility". World-over, 78 million people have been infected with HIV and 35 million have died from the illness since the first case was detected more than 35 years ago, according to UNAIDS. … [Read more...] about World AIDS Day: Is India winning the fight against new HIV infections?
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"I do feel there is some lack of dialogue prior to passing of these bills in Parliament. Had all the stakeholders been taken on board prior to the passage of the bills, we would have better situation now," Singh was quoted as saying by news agency ANI on November 29. … [Read more...] about Farmers’ protest: Should have held talks with stakeholders before enacting farm laws, says BJP MP Brijendra Singh
Naadam Cashmere HoodieNaadam’s hoodies dress up a quarantine staple with super soft 100% cashmere for an uber-comfy but more put-together feel, according to the Fast Company editor who has been living in her Naadam hoodie this past year. The direct-to-consumer company ethically sources Mongolian cashmere and sells it for a fraction of the price of normal retail in both men’s and women’s silhouettes. We recommend pairing it with a pair of cashmere joggers for a cozy set your loved one will never want to take off. … [Read more...] about These 13 cozy gifts will keep your loved ones warm and snuggly all winter
With a voice that’s both gravelly and high-pitched, like a Muppet who’s seen some things, Nate alternately enchants and repels his audience through a voyage of self-discovery. Our hero, we quickly learn, has just been broken up with, for reasons he doesn’t fully understand, and is now trying in earnest to determine what it means to move through the world as a man. His journey thrusts the audience deep inside Palamides’s wild world, like the opposite of the part in Cats where the cats come out into the audience, but for the whole play. … [Read more...] about Netflix’s ‘Nate’ is a comedy special about consent that’s as funny as it is uncomfortable
‘Oh, I’m somewhere else.’ Blotnick: What’s been helping me is just staying very present with the given group of people that ended up in this box with me. My show is starting to get more freewheeling toward the end of this festival. I’ve been starting with a growing chunk about Edinburgh that I won’t be able to use at home most. I say Edinburgh is kind of like Rome for people who are less sexually active. There are parts of it that look like Rome just because it’s so old but it’s not as romantic. There’s a lot of rain, and there are a lot of places where you can go see bones. And then I’ve been singing little stupid songs like last night it was [to the tune of “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears] “Everybody looks like Simon Pegg.” … [Read more...] about 4 rising comics explain the thrilling, grueling Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where everyone wants to be the next ‘Fleabag’