Captain Sir Tom Moore is getting the big screen treatment following a fiercebidding war. The life story of the centenarian, who raised more than £32million for the NHS by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden, will be shotnext year. The Second World War veteran quipped: “I don’t know of any 100-year-old actors but I’m sure Michael Caine or Anthony Hopkins could do awonderful job if they were prepared to age up!”
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A 97-year-old former radar operative has said the heroes of the Battle ofBritain deserve to be celebrated “whatever your politics are”. Kath McLeodjoined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in 1942, after the battle’sconclusion, but continued to carry out a role that saved many lives.
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A class 9 student from Manipur’s Imphal developed a Covid-19 themed mobile game. Amid the pandemic, 13-yr-old Baldeep Ningthoujam developed a game ‘Coroboi’. Coroboi is a game about a boy from Manipur who is stranded and wants to return home. The character dons a traditional Manipuri cloth & a mask while running towards its goal. The game, based on Covid guidelines is now available for Android users. Watch the full video for more details.
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When the COVID lockdown was imposed and people were advised to stay at homes, this 13-year-old boy, Baldeep Ningthoujam is among those whose minds couldn't stay at a place. But what makes him different from the others is that he was busy developing mobile games while others simply struggled to spend time. A class 9 student from Imphal has developed a mobile game 'Coroboi' amid COVID-19 pandemic. "It's new to me, so I browsed through YouTube and read articles for 3-4 weeks to fully understand it," Baldeep told to ANI. The game, based on COVID guidelines, is now available for Android users.
Delhi police stepped up security in and around the capital ahead of the Independence day celebration on August 15. Police were seen checking vehicles in the India gate and Connaught place region. Similar checks are also underway in other regions of the capital. Meanwhile, on Sunday, the Indian Armed Forces (Tri-Service) Band gave a musical performance at the North Block. The Defence Ministry has said that the Independence Day event will be marked by musical performances by the bands from the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force. 'These performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation towards the Corona warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in the country even at the risk of their lives,' said the Ministry of Defence in a press statement. Military and Police Bands will also perform in Imphal, Bhopal and Jhansi on August 12. The final performance of the series will be held on August 13 in Lucknow, Faizabad, Shilong, Madurai and Champaran, it stated. Watch the full video for all the details.
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