An image of the dancing policemen taken from the video grab.
Gulf Today Report
A few days ago, a video of a catchy number by American singer Gloria Gaynor went viral on social media.
The foot-tapping hit song from the 70s, ‘I Will Survive,’ makes hand hygiene a pleasure.
Now the Kerala Police in India have taken the hand-washing practice to stem the virus one step further – with a fun dance that leaves fans of social networking sites in splits, according to a report in a section of the Indian media.
Since being shared online, the video has garnered over eight lakh views on Facebook, along with 28,000 ‘shares’ and over 2,000 comments praising the initiative.
The video of the police dance, which was shared by State Police Media Centre Kerala, shows cops performing various dance moves to illustrate the right way to wash hands.
The clip features six policemen, all wearing face masks, shaking a leg to the hit song Kalakkatha from the film Ayyappanum Koshiyum.
“Such a motivating as well as educating video,” wrote one person. “Great choreography,” said another, while a third added, “Good initiative.”
Ambassador Kapoor said on Twitter, “Distressed to learn of this accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the passengers and their families.”
The couple, Zakhil Suresh and Laxmi Joshi, are settled in Bangalore. Zakhil is studying for his Chartered Accountancy, and is in his final year, while working in a startup named Flobiz. Laxmi is an Android developer.
Even as India is making full-on preparations to tackle the scourge of the coronavirus, five new positive cases of coronavirus have been reported from Kerala.
The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFO), has marked its first participation at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2022). The entity is showcasing its innovative strategies and programmes to strengthen the emirate’s status as a child- and family-friendly city to the book fair’s global audience.
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Police said that Urooj Abbas, 21, and Anisa Abbas, 23, were allegedly killed for refusing to bring their husbands — cousins from forced marriages — to Spain. They were severely tortured and shot dead in Gujrat district.