Live Covid-19
United States 45,738,585
Cases: 45,738,585
Deaths: 743,880
Recovered: 35,304,097
Active: 9,690,608
India 34,052,687
Cases: 34,052,687
Deaths: 452,010
Recovered: 33,392,353
Active: 208,324
Brazil 21,627,476
Cases: 21,627,476
Deaths: 602,727
Recovered: 20,773,826
Active: 250,923
United Kingdom 8,361,651
Cases: 8,361,651
Deaths: 138,379
Recovered: 6,839,129
Active: 1,384,143
Russia 7,925,176
Cases: 7,925,176
Deaths: 221,313
Recovered: 6,960,024
Active: 743,839
Turkey 7,601,626
Cases: 7,601,626
Deaths: 67,225
Recovered: 7,039,752
Active: 494,649
France 7,080,375
Cases: 7,080,375
Deaths: 117,245
Recovered: 6,872,368
Active: 90,762
Iran 5,765,904
Cases: 5,765,904
Deaths: 123,695
Recovered: 5,294,981
Active: 347,228
Argentina 5,271,361
Cases: 5,271,361
Deaths: 115,660
Recovered: 5,137,618
Active: 18,083
Spain 4,984,386
Cases: 4,984,386
Deaths: 86,974
Recovered: 4,825,794
Active: 71,618
Colombia 4,978,689
Cases: 4,978,689
Deaths: 126,796
Recovered: 4,822,045
Active: 29,848
Italy 4,712,482
Cases: 4,712,482
Deaths: 131,503
Recovered: 4,502,457
Active: 78,522
Germany 4,377,899
Cases: 4,377,899
Deaths: 95,416
Recovered: 4,134,100
Active: 148,383
Indonesia 4,233,014
Cases: 4,233,014
Deaths: 142,889
Recovered: 4,070,807
Active: 19,318
Mexico 3,749,860
Cases: 3,749,860
Deaths: 284,008
Recovered: 3,108,714
Active: 357,138
Poland 2,933,834
Cases: 2,933,834
Deaths: 76,067
Recovered: 2,672,656
Active: 185,111
South Africa 2,915,560
Cases: 2,915,560
Deaths: 88,562
Recovered: 2,804,065
Active: 22,933
Philippines 2,705,792
Cases: 2,705,792
Deaths: 40,424
Recovered: 2,586,369
Active: 78,999
Ukraine 2,610,899
Cases: 2,610,899
Deaths: 60,137
Recovered: 2,316,582
Active: 234,180
Malaysia 2,377,033
Cases: 2,377,033
Deaths: 27,770
Recovered: 2,251,758
Active: 97,505
Peru 2,187,368
Cases: 2,187,368
Deaths: 199,775
Recovered:
Active: 1,987,593
Netherlands 2,040,337
Cases: 2,040,337
Deaths: 18,237
Recovered: 1,958,779
Active: 63,321
Iraq 2,032,660
Cases: 2,032,660
Deaths: 22,713
Recovered: 1,961,666
Active: 48,281
Thailand 1,772,838
Cases: 1,772,838
Deaths: 18,205
Recovered: 1,647,255
Active: 107,378
Japan 1,713,268
Cases: 1,713,268
Deaths: 18,051
Recovered: 1,686,214
Active: 9,003
Czechia 1,705,971
Cases: 1,705,971
Deaths: 30,528
Recovered: 1,660,760
Active: 14,683
Canada 1,676,873
Cases: 1,676,873
Deaths: 28,468
Recovered: 1,613,623
Active: 34,782
Chile 1,667,547
Cases: 1,667,547
Deaths: 37,594
Recovered: 1,620,240
Active: 9,713
Bangladesh 1,564,881
Cases: 1,564,881
Deaths: 27,746
Recovered: 1,526,891
Active: 10,244
Romania 1,430,475
Cases: 1,430,475
Deaths: 41,130
Recovered: 1,220,953
Active: 168,392
Live Covid-19
United States 45,738,585
Cases: 45,738,585
Deaths: 743,880
Recovered: 35,304,097
Active: 9,690,608
India 34,052,687
Cases: 34,052,687
Deaths: 452,010
Recovered: 33,392,353
Active: 208,324
Brazil 21,627,476
Cases: 21,627,476
Deaths: 602,727
Recovered: 20,773,826
Active: 250,923
United Kingdom 8,361,651
Cases: 8,361,651
Deaths: 138,379
Recovered: 6,839,129
Active: 1,384,143
Russia 7,925,176
Cases: 7,925,176
Deaths: 221,313
Recovered: 6,960,024
Active: 743,839
Turkey 7,601,626
Cases: 7,601,626
Deaths: 67,225
Recovered: 7,039,752
Active: 494,649
France 7,080,375
Cases: 7,080,375
Deaths: 117,245
Recovered: 6,872,368
Active: 90,762
Iran 5,765,904
Cases: 5,765,904
Deaths: 123,695
Recovered: 5,294,981
Active: 347,228
Argentina 5,271,361
Cases: 5,271,361
Deaths: 115,660
Recovered: 5,137,618
Active: 18,083
Spain 4,984,386
Cases: 4,984,386
Deaths: 86,974
Recovered: 4,825,794
Active: 71,618
Colombia 4,978,689
Cases: 4,978,689
Deaths: 126,796
Recovered: 4,822,045
Active: 29,848
Italy 4,712,482
Cases: 4,712,482
Deaths: 131,503
Recovered: 4,502,457
Active: 78,522
Germany 4,377,899
Cases: 4,377,899
Deaths: 95,416
Recovered: 4,134,100
Active: 148,383
Indonesia 4,233,014
Cases: 4,233,014
Deaths: 142,889
Recovered: 4,070,807
Active: 19,318
Mexico 3,749,860
Cases: 3,749,860
Deaths: 284,008
Recovered: 3,108,714
Active: 357,138
Poland 2,933,834
Cases: 2,933,834
Deaths: 76,067
Recovered: 2,672,656
Active: 185,111
South Africa 2,915,560
Cases: 2,915,560
Deaths: 88,562
Recovered: 2,804,065
Active: 22,933
Philippines 2,705,792
Cases: 2,705,792
Deaths: 40,424
Recovered: 2,586,369
Active: 78,999
Ukraine 2,610,899
Cases: 2,610,899
Deaths: 60,137
Recovered: 2,316,582
Active: 234,180
Malaysia 2,377,033
Cases: 2,377,033
Deaths: 27,770
Recovered: 2,251,758
Active: 97,505
Peru 2,187,368
Cases: 2,187,368
Deaths: 199,775
Recovered:
Active: 1,987,593
Netherlands 2,040,337
Cases: 2,040,337
Deaths: 18,237
Recovered: 1,958,779
Active: 63,321
Iraq 2,032,660
Cases: 2,032,660
Deaths: 22,713
Recovered: 1,961,666
Active: 48,281
Thailand 1,772,838
Cases: 1,772,838
Deaths: 18,205
Recovered: 1,647,255
Active: 107,378
Japan 1,713,268
Cases: 1,713,268
Deaths: 18,051
Recovered: 1,686,214
Active: 9,003
Czechia 1,705,971
Cases: 1,705,971
Deaths: 30,528
Recovered: 1,660,760
Active: 14,683
Canada 1,676,873
Cases: 1,676,873
Deaths: 28,468
Recovered: 1,613,623
Active: 34,782
Chile 1,667,547
Cases: 1,667,547
Deaths: 37,594
Recovered: 1,620,240
Active: 9,713
Bangladesh 1,564,881
Cases: 1,564,881
Deaths: 27,746
Recovered: 1,526,891
Active: 10,244
Romania 1,430,475
Cases: 1,430,475
Deaths: 41,130
Recovered: 1,220,953
Active: 168,392

Why does India have a cream called Fair & Lovely, asks Daren Sammy

By: Sports Desk |

Updated: July 1, 2020 8:10:30 am


Daren Sammy has been vocal against the issue of racism. (Source: File Photo)

Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy has been quite vocal against the issue of racism and discrimination of people on the basis of the colour of their skin of late.

Questioning why India has a cream with the name of ‘Fair & Lovely’ despite being a country of diverse cultures, the 36-year-old on Tuesday said that it clearly hints at colourism.

“Your ad, Fair & Lovely says lovely people are the fairer people. That’s what it stands for, it hints at colourism,” Sammy was quoted as saying by Outlook in an interview.

In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the subsequent rage over atrocities on marginalised people, especially among people of colour, Unilever decided to rebrand ‘Fair & Lovely’ by dropping all references to colourism.

Sammy once again, in another chat with TedEx Hyderabad, spoke about the importance of education and said, “It is a broad topic. Obviously the killing of George Floyd in USA has started a movement for equality and against racial injustice, systemic racism. People are having difficult conversations from which they would shy away from.”

“In all this, I learned things and words that could be deemed as degrading because of one’s skin colour. So I am using my platform to raise issues.”

“When you talk of racism, colourism like what I spoke about in 2013-14 when I was playing, it’s about education. Educating the public that certain words that could be offensive should not be used,” said the former Sunrisers Hyderabad player, who recently accused his teammates of using racial remarks.

“I spoke about one of the biggest campaigns that is going on in India about the product Fair & Lovely, where you indirectly say to people you are lovely when you are fairer.”

“I have got feedback that it is a part of the culture but just because it is the culture it is not right. People need to appreciate everyone and a lot of education has to go into that.”

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