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How can I willingly allow my baby to die? Once 28-year-old Irshad has left for work in the morning.

During the odd day of excessive gaming and binge watching Big Bang Theory (to drain the battery) we found that using the supplied charger allowed the phone’s battery to go from 0 to 100 per cent in a little over 90 minutes. However, That’s… uhhh. 17280 total hours of missing out on things you want to do in life Only because you were scared that ‘something’ may happen” I was stumped The math seemed accurate and the logic solid For want of words I made a face My gruff father cleared his throat “Look your mother would deal with these things better and would know better I’m a man but it seems a little ridiculous to waste so many precious active days and hours over something that is natural and happens to half the world population at some point in their life every month” He continued in the same vein “It’s your body and it’s a natural process Own it instead of hating it or fearing it And own these two or three or five days They are as much yours as the other days of the month But then again I’m a man I don’t know about these things” (Also read: Thinking about being a food entrepreneur Here’s advice from the founders of two young start-ups) I made another face and stuck my hand out What he asked Give me Rs150 Why he said “I have to buy sanitary pads what else…I have to pack for tomorrow” Thanks Papa You taught your daughter a precious lesson that day — to own her body It’s a natural process and we must own those five days in the month like every other moment in our life A lesson I have been applying till today — be it when I have a shoot or have to attend an event It’s incredible that sanitary pad brands in India highlight the importance of menstrual management and hygiene that encourages us girls to be confident unstoppable and not treat those five days as taboo Seriously girls just do the math (The story was authored by Swara Bhaskar for IANS She is a Bollywood actor and daughter of well known strategic analyst C Uday Bhaskar and academician Ira Bhaskar The views expressed are personal She can be reached at [email protected]) For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: April 29 2015 5:50 pm A still from the video (Source: YouTube) Related News In our busy schedules we often weave ‘our’ life around ‘our’ priorities and needs forgetting that there is life all around us Sometimes when we think beyond what we are expected to do and confront our conscience we discover there is so much we have been ignoring and even a single gesture of kindness can change lives even if fleetingly This video by Anusha Swamy is an eye-opener for most of us who are going about our life like robots For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shalini Langer | New Delhi | Published: October 5 2012 6:13 pm Related News Cast:Brad PittRay LiottaJames GandolfiniScott McNairyRichard Jenkins Director: Andrew Dominik Indian Express Rating:**1/2 BASED on George V Higgins’s novel Cogan’s Trade centred in the 1970sKilling Them Softly would like to believe it has reinvented that story about recession and the mob to fit into these uncertain economic times “Would like to” being the operative word Apart from a series of speeches running in the backgroundby then President George W Bushthen Democratic candidate Barack Obamaand then experts wringing their hands about the financial mess that was Americaall Killing Them Softly have are rather broad strokes comparing the two situations So we have a jibe at the “corporate-like structure” that now marks the mobwith decisions being put off in the name of consulations And we have a jibe at it being squeamish about getting its hands dirty though not so much about squeezing the last dime out of those who do so And then there is the rather desperate jibe at how somebody needs to be seen as having been punished so that the show can go on Last of all there is Brad Pittthe guy actually doing the dirty workwho says he likes to kill them from a distance”Kill them softly”not getting too “touchyfeely” with his victims to avoid their desperate appeals to him to spare their lives — before proceeding to shoot them quite brutally and in slow-motionchoreographed violence Killing Them Softly by director Andrew Dominik indeed seems more inspired by the Quentin Tarantino school of gangster films where they talk as much as they shoot Here though while they talkthe dialogues come nowhere as close to the ludicrously compelling art of Tarantino The conversations here are a series of dialogues punctuated by abusesand in accents that are confusinghard-to-follow and at times completely lose you Dominik’s deftnesson the other handis visible in the way he paints the bleakness of the scenario and gets the small roles to stand outfrom Scott McNairy as a nervous hoodlum who has been talked into looting a mob poker game; from the Ray Liotta of yore who finds himself caught in the middle of a mess that for once isn’t of his making; from the ever-reliable Richard Jenkins who doesn’t ever get off a chair in the entire film; and most of allfrom James Gandolfini of The Sopranoswho in his decadence and denial best conveys the hopelessness that Killing Them Softly is aiming for Where Dominikwho also directed The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Fordalso gets right is in the soundtrack — from ‘The Windmills of Your Mind’ to ‘When the Man Comes Around’the songs convey better what the film struggles to Pittwho has been hired by the mob to track down those that robbed its poker game and kill themgets in one line that is supposed to make it all right As Obama delivers his speech about Thomas Jefferson and all men being created equalhe refers to the latter’s half-Black kidsand says: “You want to tell me we are one big community That’s bulls… I live in Americaand America is not a countryit’s a business” That’s as good as it gets [email protected] For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Leher Kala | Updated: March 28 2016 12:16 pm Fashion brands have cashed in on our collective desire for sylph-like waifness after figuring out that the smaller the size that fits the more likely a consumer is to buy it (Source: Thinkstock Images) Top News The hashtag #A4waist was recently trending online In a bizarre skinny craze women in China were posting images of their waists completely hidden behind a vertical sheet of A4 paper (which measures 827 inches wide and 1169 inches long) Even by today’s obscenely high expectations for slimness an A4 sheet is a daunting standard for a waist considering the circumference of a normal weighted 13-year-old girl is 22 inches The narrow silhouette has been a standard of beauty in China since the Han dynasty 2000 years ago along with a protruding collar bone and a fragile long neck Legend has it that the King of Chu who ruled in 540 BC had a penchant for very small waists and apparently half his cabinet starved to death The aesthetic ideal of the Chinese has always verged on the impossible Even now the country’s most famous luxury brand Shanghai Tang caters to a scandalously slender frame; 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