Family gathering turns into 5-day Carnatic music fest in Karnataka village

Family gathering turns into 5-day Carnatic music fest in Karnataka village

A file photo of ‘Bombay’ Jayashri performing at the ‘Karunbithil Shibira’, in Nidle village in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. This annual event has been the highlight of Nidle for two decades. | Photo Credit: Rupa Gopal Nuances of Carnatic music are discussed, fans immerse themselves in concerts by stalwarts, students are guided in an atmosphere … Read more

6 Tips for Managing Medical Misinformation at Your Next Family Gathering

The holiday season is fast approaching, and you know what that means: We’ll all be gathering around the dinner table or the fireplace with friends and family we have not seen in a while. Given the divisiveness that has developed in our society over the last several years, there’s a good chance that the holiday … Read more

1 in 3 Parents Say Holiday Gathering Worth COVID Risk

  It can be risky for kids to reunite with vulnerable relatives, especially if they attend in-person school or extracurricular activities, Clark said.   “With where we are at this moment in time, my advice would be find a substitute way to prioritize your children’s engagement with the family holiday traditions in … Read more

Can You Safely Host Holiday Events During COVID-19?

Editor’s note: This story was updated Nov. 11, 2020 with new guidance from the CDC.  Nov. 10, 2020 — After months of separation from friends and family due to COVID-19, many people hope to reconnect over such holidays as Christmas and Hanukkah. But health experts continue to encourage people to practice safe behaviors … Read more

After Gujranwala, Pakistan’s opposition holds mass gathering against PM Imran Khan in Karachi

After the Gujranwala event, the 11-member alliance of Pakistan’s opposition parties continued their tirade against Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Karachi on Sunday. PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and PML(N) leader Maryam Nawaz during the Karachi event on Sunday (Photo Credits: AP) Pakistan Democratic Movement, a coalition of 11 opposition parties, held its second massive gathering … Read more