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Designer Anavila Misra Donates Masks for Local Postmen and Women Working Relentlessly In COVID-19 Pandemic

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Fashion designer Anavila Misra on Monday said she and her team have donated masks to the Post Master General of Mumbai to support the local postmen and women who are working tirelessly through the coronavirus-led lockdown. The Mumbai-based designer delivered the first batch of 200 masks last week at her local post office in the Khar suburb and will continue to make more. “We have been using the Indian postal service since the very beginning to deliver our fabrics and receive work from remote clusters of India.

“They have been an integral part of our brand and it’s indeed humbling to be of some service to the frontline warriors of Indian postal service who have shown utmost commitment towards the nation and its people during these difficult times,” Misra said in a statement. Aamir Khan’s Ghulam Co-Star Javed Hyder Is Earning His Livelihood Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic by Selling Vegetables, TikTok Video Goes Viral

The designer said the masks, which are made of linen with an inner layer of soft mulmul, can be washed and reused. Swati Pandey, the Postmaster-General, Mumbai, said though 36 members of the postal fraternity were diagnosed with COVID-19 and five of them succumbed to the virus, the corona warriors of India Post are braving the pandemic, by delivering more than 24,000 kg of medical equipment and PPE kits to the hospitals and medical units. “During the lockdown phase, the corona warriors of India Post Mumbai delivered more than a pension value of Rs 57,96,4390 to the senior citizens, most of them to the doorsteps of the pensioners in order to ensure complete quarantine to them. Diana Penty on COVID-19 Pandemic: It’s Taught Me to Value Life, the People I Love and the World Around Me.

“We empathised with the migrant workers and helped them to transfer money instantly to their families in Bihar, UP and West Bengal through the Aadhar Enabled Payment System service of India Post Payment Bank. We at India Post, Mumbai are working tirelessly to ensure prompt and unabated service to individuals amid COVID-19,” Pandey added. Previously, designers Anita Dongre and Masaba Gupta also produced masks to contribute in India’s fight against the virus. PTI

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Breathe Into The Shadows: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Says ‘Shine On Baby’ as Abhishek Bachchan Makes His Digital Debut

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Abhishek Bachchan made his web debut with Amazon Prime series, Breathe Into The Shadows. The actor has been extensively promoting this series which also stars Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen in the lead. As Junior B marks his new journey on a new medium, his actress wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan could not hold her excitement. The Bollywood beauty took to her Instagram to share a series of ‘Breathe‘ posters and exclaimed ‘Shine on baby’ in her caption. Breathe Into the Shadows Starts Streaming Early – Here’s How and Where You Can Watch Abhishek Bachchan’s Web Debut.

The former Miss World is rarely active on social media. However, whenever she is, she grabs the headlines. Her posts are mostly about her family and friends. So, how could not she not promote and extend support to her talented husband? Here is the post shared by the Guru actress.

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While Abhishek is all set to embark this new journey, Aishwarya is yet to make any official announcement on her next. However, there are reports that she is a part of Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan. It is said to be an adaptation of a popular Tamil novel of the same name and chronicles the rise of the Chola rulers. The first poster of the extravagant movie was released some time ago that had a picture of a sword on it. However, fans are eagerly waiting for Aishwarya’s look and character to be revealed from the film. But before that, it is ‘Breathe‘ time, so do let us know your thoughts on the same.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 09, 2020 10:26 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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