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Zoom is lifting the limit of 40 minutes of video calls on the occasion of festivals and New Year

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Towards the end of this year, netizens say Corona’s ‘birthday’ has arrived! We still have to rely on various video calling apps to stay in touch with our loved ones or to continue our studies. In this situation, the popular video conferencing medium Zoom is going to provide a special advantage to its users. In fact, during the upcoming holidays, Zoom is going to increase the time limit for video calling so that users can virtually communicate with their families without any hassle. The company recently announced in a blog post that the 40-minute time limit for video calling on the days of Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Kwanza Festival will be lifted.
Let’s take a look at the details of when this special facility can be accessed.

To mark the end of the Hanukkah Festival, this special facility of zoom meeting will be available today, i.e. 16th December Eastern Time from 10 am (6:30 pm in India) to 8 am on 19th December (4:30 pm in India). Again, for Christmas, there will be no deadline for video calling from 10am on 23rd December (7:30 pm in India) to 6am on 26th December (4:30 pm in India).

On the other hand, on the eve of the English New Year, New Year’s Day and Kwanzaa celebrations, according to Eastern Time, video calls can be made without interruption from 10 am on December 30 to 2 am on January 2. In India, video calling can be enjoyed for more than 40 minutes from 6:30 pm on the same day to 4:30 pm on January 2.

Incidentally, Zoom similarly removed the 40-minute time limit on Thanksgiving Day this year. In fact, this special initiative of Zoom seems to compete with other competing video conferencing apps in the market. However, if you use Google Meet instead of Zoom, I remind you that Google Meet will offer free unlimited video calls until March 31 next year. In this case, if Google does not extend the deadline to use this free service again, users will have to pay a certain subscription fee to use Google Meet.

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Blue Plaque for Hammersmith dwelling of playwright John Osborne

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Blue Plaque for Hammersmith home of playwright John Osborne
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ook Again in Anger playwright John Osborne has been remembered with a blue plaque at his west London household 65 several years after the perform was initial executed.

The English Heritage plaque was put up at 53 Caithness Road in Hammersmith exactly where he was dwelling when the play adjusted both his lifestyle and article-war British theatre.

Paying tribute, fellow playwright David Hare said: “John Osborne experienced the most sensational London debut of any playwright in the English language in the 20th century. It was John’s brilliance and originality which led so many to help relocate the theatre at the centre of Britain’s cultural and intellectual everyday living. Every person who followed owes him a personal debt.”

Born in London, Osborne labored in theatre as a stage supervisor and actor before creating the play that manufactured his name as just one of the primary “angry younger men” of the time period.

It won him an Evening Normal theatre award as most promising younger playwright and he savored additional success with The Entertainer which was created into a film starring Laurence Olivier.

Blue Plaque to John Osborne at 53 Caithness Highway, London.

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Novelist Alan Hollinghurst, who sits on the English Heritage Blue Plaques Panel, claimed: “John Osborne reinvigorated British theatre in the mid-20th century. Tough and questioning the status quo, his brilliant plays captivated new audiences and encouraged a full new era of screenwriters and playwrights. We are delighted to recognise the Hammersmith home in which he lived around the time of producing the participate in that designed him well known.”

Osborne returned to the people of his debut with 1992’s Deja Vu which was carried out in the West Close two a long time prior to his death in 1994.

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