Thomas Markle asks Doria why Meghan won't speak to him
Musk suggests Tesla's new chairwoman won't rein him in
Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 12/9/18 Week 14 Predictions
Harry Redknapp Crowned 'I'm A Celebrity' Winner During Live Final
University Bans CLAPPING To Avoid Triggering Anxieties
03 October 2018, 11:29 | Max Haynes
The University of Manchester Getty Images
Clapping has been banned by a student union to make it more inclusive to those with anxiety or sensory issues.
Titled "Making Senate More Accessible", the motion demanded the softer method be introduced to protect students who suffer from sensory disabilities.
The National Union of Students in the United Kingdom also introduced BSL clapping at its events in 2015 in an effort to ensure that "all members of society" feel comfortable and able to contribute.
In its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year, the union passed a motion to ban regular clapping in favour of its British Sign Language (BSL) equivalent, where applause is expressed by waving both hands in the air, The Guardian says.
She said many people with autism, sensory issues and deafness had been "discouraged" from attending events because of loud clapping and cheering.
Many others on Twitter were also skeptical about the move, with one suggesting it sounded like something from "Mao's China" and another writing that having a room full of people staring at you and doing jazz hands would probably be a very uncomfortable experience.
After Sonali Bendre, is it Rishi Kapoor?
Although she used to be in and out of the hospital owing to age-related issues since the past few years, we never saw this coming. Karan Johar's mother Hiroo Johar, who was a friend of Krishna Raj Kapoor came in to offer condolences to the Kapoor family.
Khan said that using jazz hands instead of traditional clapping would also optimally be a part of "inclusion training".
She said students were not consulted on the decision to display Kipling's poem and took action because, according to a Facebook post written by Ms Khan: "We, as an exec team, believe that Kipling stands for the opposite of liberation, empowerment, and human rights - the things that we, as an SU, stand for".
Khan said that noisy clapping can "discourage" some people from showing up to democratic events and that the implementation of the jazz hands alternative would help to foster an environment of respect. "This policy has no bearing on those events which make up the majority of a packed calendar at the Students' Union".
"We should all aspire to improve our public spaces so that all members of society feel comfortable and able to contribute fully", they said.
U.S. warns Iran after France alleges bomb plot
Tehran considers the MEK as a terrorist organisation - a view that until recently was shared by the U.S. and the EU. A Belgian-Iranian husband and wife were arrested in a Brussels suburb and charged with plotting to bomb the rally.
Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford
Trump himself has been accused of harassment by many women and has been caught on tape bragging about groping women. Judge's interview started but "has not been completed", his attorney said in a statement quoted by Fox News.
Trump says he'd be a 'mess' as a drinker
Ford identified other witnesses to the event, and those witnesses either refuted her allegations or failed to corroborate them". The nomination has become a politically explosive issue ahead of November 6 elections, when control of Congress is at stake.