22022018-LSTC-01.qxd 2/21/2018 7:53 PM Page 1 c m y b CHANDIGARH | THURSDAY | 22 FEBRUARY 2018 TRIBUNELIFE+STYLE BOYLE MAY DIRECT NEXT BOND MOVIE CLOONEY, WIFE DONATE USD 500,000 ON 30TH B-DAY, RIHANNA REMEMBERS MOM Danny Boyle’s name is at the top of the list of directors being considered for the next James Bond movie. Boyle, who won the 2009 Best Director Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire”, also has the film 127 Hours to his credit. PTI Hollywood actor George Clooney and his barrister wife Amal Clooney have donated around USD 500,000 in the name of their eight-month-old twins, Ella and Alexander, to a march calling for stricter gun laws in the United States. ANI Nine-time-Grammywinner Rihanna celebrated her 30th birthday on Tuesday by paying a homage to her mother, Monica Braithwaite. She also shared a throwback picture from her childhood. ANI Talk out the anger There was a time when the teacher was God and the student held him in awe. That is no longer the case. Angry young kids do not even spare them now, let alone others. Here’s how to effectively tackle adolescence aggression Mona NCREASINGLY, the world is becoming very unsafe. As parents, one is no more comfortable leaving one’s child at the school gate. Sadly, on the other hand, teachers are becoming the target of adolescence aggression. The recent incidents reported in a Gurgaon school - that of a class VII student threatening rape to his teacher and her daughter (who happens to be his classmate) and another offering candlelight dinner followed by sex to another teacher, point towards the alarming levels that the situation has escalated to. Unfortunately, these are no just two cases. Pradyuman case and its sad replication in Lucknow, a principal shot at in Yamunanagar… there are more examples of recent violent outbursts by the teens. How to raise sane, responsible children is a question on the mind of par- I Geeta Sharma ents and teachers alike…we find out. Discipline kids I believe it’s the lack of discipline that is responsible for the current situation. Forget corporal punishment, teachers cannot be strict anymore. We still respect our teachers though they scolded us and also reprimanded us at times, but everyone knew it is for the child’s betterment. Parents busy in their competitive lives have left children at the mercy of television and mobile phones. Earlier, elders in the family and in school developed character through stern discipline. The model, adapted to current times, must be brought back. SANGEETA SHARMA to listen. Violent aggression doesn’t develop in an instant. Give your children unconditional love and support; guide them, show trust. If still issues crop up, there is help; reach out to experts. — Sangeeta Sharma, special educator — Geeta Sharma, teacher Deal with issues Listen, love & guide The incidents like the one in the Gurgaon school are alarming. Teachers and parents are too caught up in covering syllabus or meeting their own deadlines, and the child is lost in this mêlée. Apart from loads of information, all kinds of visuals, videos, games and porn is just a click away. Children emulate what they see. Sadly, many today try to compensate the lost time with material things, which cannot establish the value system. At home as a mother or at school as a principal, my first step is The main causes of this aggression are frustrations arising out of unmet needs, hormonal changes, genetic causes, rejection by peers and perceived inadequacies. Taking up steps like counting backwards 1-10, writing down anger triggers, trying to consciously control it, relaxation exercises and deep breathing can help prevent complete breakdown. are learning from the environment around them. As parents we are forever reacting. Couple it with current role models, who promote violence. To curb this, each one in the society needs to come forward. The recent move by the Punjab police asking singers not to promote liquor and violence in their songs is one step in the positive direction. Parents should not only take out time for children, but also take up physical exercise and meditation to calm themselves. Teachers must not label and berate the child publically, but discus any issues that arise in private. If the teacher finds it difficult to deal with certain issues, please refer the kid to a counsellor. — Dr Rupali Virk, psychologist Lead by example Build a positive environment I am mother to a teen boy and a small girl. The first priority is to give them all our attention. We are mindful of establishing a trustful, playful, comfortable atmosphere and keep the channel of communication open. While school system leaves little time at hand, we make sure to fit in family time and sports on an everyday basis. I try to be honest in my approach. Cutting others and moving ahead is what adolescents — Usha, government employee firstname.lastname@example.org — Dr Adarsh Kohli, professor, clinical psychology, PGIMER B-town meets & greets Trudeau Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and other B-town celebs on Tuesday met Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family. Trudeau, who was glad to meet the baadshah of Bollywood, took to Twitter to share a candid picture with the star. He wrote alongside, “Tonight, we celebrated stronger ties & new co-production opportunities between Bollywood and the Canadian Film Industry. And who better to help than @iamsrk himself... Great to meet you!” Apart from SRK, Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Anupam Khan and others also greeted Trudeau and his family at the event. Trudeau was accompanied by his wife Sophie and kids, Xavier and Ella Trudeau. The stars took to social media to share the special moment and extend a warm welcome to the PM as well as his family. Here’s what they wrote: Anupam Kher: It was such a pleasure to meet the Canadian Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau & his family. What a charming & great conversationalist he is. Talked about people, culture and of course cinema.:) #Canada #India #lndianCinema #BendItLikeBeckham #SilverLiningsPlaybook R. Madhavan: @JustinTrudeau such a pleasure and honour meeting you sir. Your relatability, grace and charm was most endearing and it’s easy to see why you are the Pride and toast of Canada. Have a c m y b PHOTOS: TWITTER lovely rest of the tour. Farhan Akhtar: Was an honour & a pleasure to meet the Hon. Prime Minister of Canada, @JustinTrudeau & his lovely wife, Sophie. Sir, your leadership in the discourse for ending gender discrimination serves as constant inspiration to us all. — ANI Diljit’s new single out Actor Diljit Dosanjh has released a new single from his recent album CON.FI.DEN.TIAL. Titled High End, the song is about three minutes long and features the 34year-old actor-singer. The Udta Punjab star looks dapper in the video, where he steps out of his private jet for an interview. Catchy lyrics and hip tune add to the overall feel of the song. The song has been penned by Rav Hanjra and music is by Snappy. — ANI LONDON FASHION WEEK Queen Elizabeth makes surprise appearance Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was a surprise guest on Tuesday at the London Fashion Week. It was the first time in her 65-year reign that the Queen attended the LFW. Dressed in a pale blue suit, she attended designer Richard Quinn’s show and later awarded him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. The royal family’s official Twitter account says, “The Award, initiated in recognition of the role the fashion industry plays in society & diplomacy, will be awarded annually to an emerging British fashion designer who shows talent and originality, whilst demonstrating value to the community and/or sustainable policies.” The 91-year-old monarch sat next to Dame Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue magazine. Wintour, who is often referred to as the queen of the fashion world, apparently found it hard to keep her cool as she was seen wringing her hands and baring a tense smile. The Queen, however, with her upbeat appearance helped relax those around her. She could be seen making conversation with Wintour and reacting to the vibrantly attired models as they paraded past her front-row seat. — ANI Queen Elizabeth II with Anna Wintour
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