PM Modi speaks to Virat Kohli, Milind Soman for ‘Fit India Dialogue’



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PM Modi on Fit India Movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday interacted with actor and fitness enthusiast Milind Soman, India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and others on the first anniversary of the ‘Fit India Movement’.

Speaking with PM Narendra Modi, Virat Kohli said like how today’s cricket is stressful, regular life is also equally stressful these days and both require proper diet along with looking at the fitness factor.

“Our native food belonging to the regions we come from have traditionally taken case of our health and our ancestors have lived healthy lives eating these foods. With today’s lifestyle, we started eating outside food and our fitness levels fell. This needs to be corrected,” said Virat Kohli.

PM Narendra Modi also launched ‘Fit India Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ during the online interaction of Fit India Dialogue to celebrate the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement.

While talking

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A visit to the DMV and the dentist in the same day | Opinion



Mike Gibbons

Gibbons




If you are thinking of a perfect Tuesday, I am guessing you do it by starting with a visit to the DMV, and then close with a visit to the dentist.

Yes, this was my recent Tuesday, when I had these two delightful events bookend my day.

I wouldn’t have normally planned it this way. My dentist appointment had been set for many months. And my DMV visit was dictated by living in a pandemic world. I had to get a replacement for an expired plate, so I had to actually go into the DMV, for which you need to set an appointment.

In pre-pandemic times, I usually just do a drop-in at the DMV. I live right around the corner from one, so I zip over at various times, gauge the line, and if it’s a problem, I just come back another time. But these are not

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‘Now is not the time to cut the coronavirus supplement’

The $550 coronavirus supplement has transformed lives. As a sector, we must now work harder than ever to ensure the October budget includes enough funding to maintain it for the duration of the economic recession, writes Conny Lenneberg.

Sometimes you find hope in the most extraordinary places, a ray of light in the darkest of times.

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brotherhood of St. Laurence launched an initiative to find out how people were coping. It wanted to hear from those who were unemployed, those who had recently lost their jobs, single mothers, young people and those at risk of homelessness.

What we found was startling. Instead of despair and pessimism there were stories of hope, even stories of transformation. 

“What we found was startling. Instead of despair and pessimism there were stories of hope, even stories of transformation.”

One family told us that for the first

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