Author: Gaurav Kawatra

Festive Holidays of 2020

Written by on 11 May 2020

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources in the UAE announced on Monday that Eid Al Fitr will be marked by days off for public sector employees. The break will be from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3 as per the Islamic calendar. Exact dates will be confirmed closer to the observation based on moon-sighting.

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Footballers take the Stay at Home Challenge

Written by on 22 March 2020

Sports across the world have been disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic. With all the extra time, some footballers have done the #StayAtHomeChallenge, showing off their footballing (toilet-paper-balling?) skills while maintaining appropriate social distance. Anyone can participate. All you need is a roll of toilet paper and a bit of skill. The goal is to do […]

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UAE telecoms change their name

Written by on 22 March 2020

UAE telecom providers temporarily changed their names on Sunday to remind residents to stay at home. The slogan “Stay Home” showed up on residents’ mobile phones on the first day of online learning – an initiative where teachers and students stayed at home, interacting through distance learning platforms.  

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Angrezi Medium | Only for Irr’fan’

Written by on 12 March 2020

Cast: Irrfan, Radhika Madan, Kareena Kapoor, Deepak Dobriyal Director: Homi Adajania RATING What’s it about? A father goes beyond his means and beliefs to fulfill his daughter’s ultimate dream to study at a top university in London. What will it cost him? Review: Champak Ghasitaram (Irrfan) is a confused man. But only when it comes […]

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Review of Baaghi 3 | Tiger Showoff!

Written by on 6 March 2020

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh Director: Ahmed Khan RATING What’s it about: A young man is committed to be the savior of his elder brother at any cost. But his brute force and lethal blows will be put to test when he is up against a powerful terrorist outfit in another country. Review: When […]

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Liverpool have been eliminated from the FA Cup

Written by on 5 March 2020

One of the favorites to win the FA Cup was ousted right before the quarterfinal round. On Tuesday night at Stamford Bridge, Liverpool lost 2-0 to Chelsea in the fifth round thanks to goals from Willian and Ross Barkley. The Reds, reeling from the 3-0 loss at Watford on Saturday that snapped the team’s 44-game unbeaten streak […]

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Review of Thappad | A slap that sticks

Written by on 27 February 2020

RATING Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati, Director: Anubhav Sinha   What’s it about: One tight slap is all it takes for Amrita (Taaspee) to realize all that was unfair in a seemingly perfect relationship. And she isn’t the only one. Review: Anubhav Sinha is a director who has had a wide range of filmography. From […]

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