9:55 a.m. Trump told author virus was more deadly than flu: While President Trump repeatedly likened the coronavirus in public to the seasonal flu and downplayed it as not a serious threat, he contradicted that in a taped conversation: “That’s a very tricky one. That’s a very delicate one. It’s also more deadly than even your strenuous flu,” he said on taperecordings Bob Woodward made for his new book “Rage.” Publicly Trump said the new virus would soon disappear, and not until weeks after that Feb. 7 interview did he publicly acknowledge that the virus could be transmitted through the air. He salso said March 19 that “it’s turning out it’s not just old people,” but “plenty of young people” the virus affected, also at odds with his public commentary. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: Sept. 8-9
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“The 1st Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1 st Stage CBT shall be used for short listing of candidates for 2 nd Stage CBT as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM for all subsequent stages of recruitment process,” the notification reads. … [Read more...] about RRB NTPC Recruitment 2019: Check CBT syllabus, exam pattern here
Theatre and the arts are, as Andrew Lloyd Webber recently warned, on the brink of disaster. Sports clubs and societies face bankruptcy. Our city centres are ghost towns; the spectre of mass unemployment hangs over every part of the country. Yet just as Britain is crawling, however painfully, back to life, the Government seems determined to terrify us back under the bedclothes. … [Read more...] about DOMINIC SANDBROOK: How will this ultra-cautious, hellish version of snakes and ladders ever get Britain back on its feet?
Her daughter, Aimee Grove, has paid her $200 a week for years to care for now 13-year-old Shea, her only grandchild, but they isolated separately for the first three months of the pandemic. They decided to combine forces around June. Sasse has been casually helping out over the summer, running errands and driving Shea to baseball practice twice a week. … [Read more...] about Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids
The summer after my review, I began to see the power of this response firsthand. My grandmother was in the last stages of cancer and, once a week, I took the train out to my mother’s house to visit her. I brought flowers – tulips, snapdragons or sweet peas – whatever looked freshest at the florist. As I walked into the room, I’d see her face light up. I’d take the vase and change the water, tossing the dead stems into the bin and mixing the ones that still had life in them with the new blooms. I fluffed and separated them, and set them on the table next to the bed. Nana’s gaze drifted from me to the flowers and back again as we chatted. Even as she grew more remote, her eyes clouded and hands brittle, she always smiled at flowers. And when at the end of each visit I had to leave to catch my train home, I would peer back as I was shutting the door to see her, small and pale in my childhood bed, still gazing at them. … [Read more...] about Ode to joy: how to find happiness in balloons and rainbows