Indian Paramilitary to Induct Transgender Officers, Akshay Kumar Lauds ‘Progressive Move’

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar wrote on social media that he hopes that other professions too open the doors to transgender community without discrimination. News18.com Last Updated: July 6, 2020, 9:36 AM IST The Indian government has decided to induct members of transgender community in the country’s elite paramilitary forces ending discrimination against the marginalised section. Working upon the modalities in that direction, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought suggestions and comments from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) on the matter. The ministry is working…

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Laxmmi Bomb was a mentally intensive role, says Akshay Kumar | People News

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar’s upcoming horror-comedy Laxmmi Bomb is one of the most awaited films of the year. Featuring Kiara Advani, the film is directed by Raghava Lawrence. Laxmmi Bomb was initially scheduled to release in theatres on May 22. However, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it took the OTT route. Making an official announcement during Disney+Hotstar’s live event this evening, Akshay shared two intriguing posters of the film.  Talking about his experience, Akshay said, “Laxmmi Bomb was a mentally intensive role. It is ‘never experienced before’ kind of role. I…

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Paatal Lok is a Predictable Potpourri of Social Commentary and Stereotypes

(This article contains spoilers from the show.) In a scene from Season 1 episode 6 of the recently released series Paatal Lok, journalist Sara Mathews is introduced to an intern who is assigned to her. Sara sniffs out the nepotism immediately and guesses that he is the son of a media big shot looking for some CV points before joining his father’s company. “Delhi, you are so predictable,” she says in exasperation. That sentiment can extend to the whole of Paatal Lok as far as representing social issues and…

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Transgender Players Kick Down Doors in Argentina Football, Feel in Control on Pitch

Mara Gomez (Photo Credit: Reuters) Mara Gomez and Marcos Rojo are blazing a trail for transgender players in Argentina after a long and difficult journey. AFP Last Updated: April 25, 2020, 7:40 AM IST La Plata: Out on the pitch, they finally can feel like themselves. In addition to the sheer joy that football brings them, Mara Gomez and Marcos Rojo have the extra satisfaction of knowing that after a long and difficult journey, they are blazing a trail for transgender players in Argentina. Tall, slim and with…

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