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British Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha’s Aunt Dies:Covid

(Mumbai)British Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha’s Aunt (Bhua)Dies:Covid
Indian-origin British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha said That her aunt passed away on Sunday in a hospital in the UK.
“Today we said goodbye to my dearest bhuaji /aunt from #covid19 complications. She was my dad’s little sister,” Gurinder wrote alongside a family picture.
She survived the Partiton of India and sadly for us, her family no one could be with her in person in her final moments
She thanked two nurses in the hospital who held her aunt’s hand, FaceTimed her children who all chanted Sikh prayers during which “her soul departed.”

Cine Workers Body Seeks Relief from Maha Govt;Lockdown

(Mumbai)Cine Workers Body Seeks Relief from Maha Govt;Lockdown
The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Wednesday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seeking financial assistance for its workers who have lost their livelihood due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
In his letter, AICWA president Suresh S Gupta said the Indian film industry that generates revenue to the tune of Rs 2 lakh crore was unable to feed a large chunk of its labourers who were on daily wages.
There were a few film stars and directors who have come forward to support families of such labourers but that was not enough as there are lakhs of them, he said.
As the lockdown was now extended till May 3, the AICWA requested the state government to provide Rs 5,000 per month and monthly essentials to family of each worker.

TV Journo Booked for Mongering Rumour Among Migrant Workers in Mumbai

(Mumbai)TV Journo Booked for Mongering Rumour Among Migrant Workers in Mumbai
His report that trains would restart, which may have prompted gathering of migrants in suburban Bandra on Tuesday
The accused, Rahul Kulkarni, based in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra, has been detained and police are in the process of bringing him to Mumbai
In a recent news report, Kulkarni said Jan Sadharan special trains would resume for people stranded due to the lockdown
More than 1,500 migrant workers, most of them from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, gathered near Bandra railway station on Tuesday afternoon.
They were demanding that the state government make transport arrangements so that they can go back to their native towns and villages.

Trump Picked 6 Indo Americans for Great American Economic Revival Industry

President Donald Trump has named six Indian-American corporate leaders, including Sunder Pichai and Satya Nadella to his Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups formed to revive the US economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump has roped in over 200 top American leaders from various industries and sections to create nearly a dozen and half different groups, who will advise him and offer recommendations on how to revive the American economy, which has hit an unprecedented ebb in just a few weeks due to the deadly coronavirus.
“They’re the names that are, I think, the best and the smartest, the brightest. And they’re going to give us some ideas,” Trump told reporters at his daily White House news conference on coronavirus on Tuesday.
In addition to Pichai and Nadella, the president has named IBM’s Arvind Krishna and Micron’s Sanjay Mehrotra to the Tech Group. Other members of the group are Apple’s Tim Cook, Oracle’s Larry Ellison and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.
Indian-American Ann Mukherjee from Pernod Ricard has been named to the manufacturing Group, which among others include Caterpillar’s Jim Umpleby III; Tesla’s Elon Musk, Fiat Chrysler’s Mike Manley, Ford’s Bill Ford and General’s Mary Barra.
Ajay Banga from Mastercard has been named to the Financial Services Group along with, among others, Al Kelly from Visa, Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman; Fidelity Investment’s Abigail Johnson and Intuit’s Sasan Goodarzi.
The various groups created by Trump are: agriculture, banking, construction/labor/workforce; defense, energy, financial services, food and beverages, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, retail, tech, telecommunication, transportation, sports and thought leaders.
As per White House These bipartisan groups of American leaders will work together with the White House to chart the path forward toward a future of unparalleled American prosperity
The coronavirus death toll in the United States crossed 25,000 on Tuesday with the country witnessing the highest single-day tally of 2,129.
As of Tuesday, more than 6,05,000 Americans had tested positive for the novel coronavirus — more than the other top three countries taken together — according to Johns Hopkins University.
Globally, 126,722 people have died and nearly two million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus.

Rahul Gandhi Asks Govt to Bring Back Indians Stuck in Middle East

(New Delhi)Rahul Gandhi Asks Govt to Bring Back Indians Stuck in Middle East
He Tweeted The workers are in deep distress there due to shutting of businesses in the Middle East due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Covid19 crisis and shutting of businesses in the Middle East have left thousands of Indian workers in deep distress and desperate to return home.
“The Government must organise flights to bring home our brothers and sisters most in need of assistance, with quarantine plans in place,” he said on Twitter.

133 Bhutanese Students Stranded in Punjab Airlifted Back

(Phagwara,Pb)133 Bhutanese Students Stranded in Punjab Sent Back
They were studying in different parts of the state,
They were stranded in Punjab due to a lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19
All were airlifted to their country through a special flight from Amritsar on Monday,
Special flight was arranged by the Bhutanese government only after getting tested for the virus.

President Trump Honors American 500000 POW Heroes

President Trump Honors American 500000 POW Heroes
By Proclaim ing April 9, 2020, as National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day.
President said I call upon Americans to observe this day by honoring the service and sacrifice of all former prisoners of war and to express our Nation’s eternal gratitude for their sacrifice. I also call upon Federal, State, and local government officials and organizations to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
President of USA Donald J Trump Said
In every major conflict in our Nation’s history, American prisoners of war (POWs) have stared down our enemies, knowing at any moment their captors might torture them yet again or even kill them. These patriots, however, knew that they were fighting for something much larger than individual survival. They persevered for the sake of their fellow POWs, comrades in arms, families, and country.
Later this year, we will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. Over the course of the war, nearly 94,000 American troops in the European Theater and an additional 27,000 in the Pacific Theater were captured and held as POWs. Subjected to starvation, lack of medical care, and unimaginable suffering, these Americans endured hell on Earth. The POWs who returned home were forever changed. Many bore the seen and unseen scars and wounds of war, having experienced the worst of humanity.
Though we can never fully understand the depth of their brutal imprisonment and mistreatment, as Americans, it is our duty to ensure all former POWs receive the love, care, compassion, appreciation, and support they deserve. It is our national obligation to remain mindful of the tremendous sacrifices they, their family members, and their loved ones endured over months and years of uncertainty, worry, and heartache. May the stories of these warriors inspire us to live each day with fierce conviction, indomitable will, and everlasting pride for our country.

McEnany to Serve as the White House Press Secretary

McEnany to Serve as the White House Press Secretary
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the additions of Kayleigh McEnany and Alyssa Farah to the White House staff.
McEnany, currently the National Press Secretary for Donald J. Trump for President, will serve as the White House Press Secretary.
Farah is joining the White House as Director of Strategic Communications from her current role as Press Secretary for the Department of Defense. In addition, Ben Williamson, currently Senior Advisor to the White House Chief of Staff, will work with McEnany and Farah

Bharat Star Salman Transferring Funds to 25 K Daily Wages Workers

(Mumbai) Bharat Star Salman Transferring Funds to 25 K Daily Wages Workers of Film Industry
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has started the process of transferring funds into the accounts of daily wage workers of the film industry, the Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) said on Wednesday.
The actor had recently pledged to financially support 25,000 daily wage workers who have been badly hit by the 21-day lockdown to contain the coronavirus spread in the country.
According to B N Tiwari, FWICE, President, Salman has made an initial payment of Rs 3,000 each to the daily wage workers of the film industry, starting Tuesday.
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PM Modi Pays Tributes to Jagjivan Ram on 112th Birth Anniversary

(New Delhi) PM Modi Pays Tributes to Jagjivan Ram on Birth Anniversary
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighter and former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram on his 112th birth anniversary
Modi Tweeted “Humble tributes to freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram, who struggled for the rights of the poor, the underprivileged, on his birth anniversary,”
Popularly called Babuji, Jagjivan Ram fought for the rights of the underprivileged.