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Indian-origin Doctor Couple Sue UK Government Over Shortage of PPE Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Indian-origin Doctor Couple Sue UK Government Over Shortage of PPE Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted on : 2020-04-26

London: An Indian-origin husband and wife doctor couple have launched a legal action against the UK government for the shortage of as well as "unclear" guidance issued on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) across the state-funded National Health Service (NHS) during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Delhi Govt to Sanitise City's Red and Orange Zones

COVID-19: Delhi Govt to Sanitise City's Red and Orange Zones from Tomorrow, Says Kejriwal

Posted on : 2020-04-13

The Delhi government will launch a massive sanitisation drive in the city's COVID-19 containment areas, declared as red zones and high-risk zones, identified as orange zones from Monday onwards, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

COVID-19: India Tally Rises

COVID-19: India Tally Rises to 9,152; Nagaland Reports First Case

Posted on : 2020-04-13

The total number of cases in India climbed to 9,152 on Monday, 13 April 2020, according to health ministry data, including 308 deaths and 856 discharged, 1 migrated.

clusters in the 15 state to see strict lockdown

Gujarat: 15 clusters in the state to see strict lockdown

Posted on : 2020-04-08

Owing to the high number of positive cases reported since Sunday, the state government announced that these 15 clusters across the state will see rigorous cluster containment strategy, including strict home quarantining, “ruthless” adherence to lockdown and disinfection.

 

Mahavir Jayanti 2020: Date, History and Significance Behind the Event

Mahavir Jayanti 2020: Date, History and Significance Behind the Event

Posted on : 2020-04-06

People belonging to the Jain community celebrate Mahavir Jayanti to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jain spiritual leader Mahavir, who was the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism.

Is Hydroxychloroquine The Cure For Coronavirus? Global Scramble For Tablets Suggests so

Is Hydroxychloroquine The Cure For Coronavirus? Global Scramble For Tablets Suggests so

Posted on : 2020-04-06

Chloroquine isn’t new. It has been around since the second World War and is derived from the bark of the chinchona tree. However, Chloroquine is not safe for everyone. It is usually not recommended to anyone who suffers from heart arrhythmia, or those with kidney or liver issues.

COVID-19 Lockdown Impact: Toyota Stops Etios Series and Corolla Altis Production in India

COVID-19 Lockdown Impact: Toyota Stops Etios Series and Corolla Altis Production in India

Posted on : 2020-04-06

 Toyota's Etios series and Corolla Altis model will no more be seen at the dealers as the company has stopped production of the models.

Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, April 03, 2020

Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, April 03, 2020

Posted on : 2020-04-03

The day will be full of happiness for some and for others, there can be despair and challenges. Therefore, it is essential that you know what the stars of your fate have to say about you. Read your daily horoscope to find out.

Coronavirus Helpline Launched on WhatsApp by Delhi Government to Provide Information Around COVID-19

Coronavirus Helpline Launched on WhatsApp by Delhi Government to Provide Information Around COVID-19

Posted on : 2020-04-03

The chatbot service can be accessed by Delhiites simply by saving the number +91 88000 07722 in your phone contacts and then sending a message with the word ‘Hi' on WhatsApp. Initially, the helpline provides details in English, though we expect at least Hindi support in the coming days.

Lockdown: Why Modi has support of the middle class & the rich

Lockdown: Why Modi has support of the middle class & the rich

Posted on : 2020-04-02

There have been several reports of police brutality: one person in Bengal who had ventured out to buy milk was beaten so badly that he died. There are many videos of police treating the vegetable vendors badly and not allowing them to function, thus taking away their livelihood. 

Taking Stock: Sensex drops 1,200 points on weak global cues; Nifty below 8,300

Taking Stock: Sensex drops 1,200 points on weak global cues; Nifty below 8,300

Posted on : 2020-04-02

A selloff in world markets, weak global cues, spiralling coronavirus cases and MSCI deferring changes to the Foreign Inclusion Factors to May weighed on sentiment on April 1, with the Sensex plunging more than 1,200 points and the Nifty50 closing below 8,300.

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus - where does that leave tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

Posted on : 2020-04-02

Wimbledon 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (ALETC) said on Wednesday. The premier tennis Grand Slam tournament has been scrapped off the calendar for the 1st time since World War II even as the novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the global sporting schedule.

Not Enough Tests Or Transparency: How India Is Handling COVID-19

Not Enough Tests Or Transparency: How India Is Handling COVID-19

Posted on : 2020-04-02

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Coronavirus: Incredible drone footage captures moment hundreds of revellers dance in ‘isolation disc

Coronavirus: Incredible drone footage captures moment hundreds of revellers dance in ‘isolation disco’

Posted on : 2020-04-02

“The isolation disco was started by two guys Scott and Graham who live in the opposite apartment block and now they’ve got people in Australia wanting to join in next time we have a disco.”

Coronavirus: 47-yr-old man who tested positive went to weddings; two MLAs quarantine self

Coronavirus: 47-yr-old man who tested positive went to weddings; two MLAs quarantine self

Posted on : 2020-03-21

Over the last seven days, the person mingled with hundreds of people and attended family and public functions, leaving the district administration now struggling to trace the primary contacts. In fact, two legislators M C Kamaruddin and N A Nellikkunnu, who were exposed to him, are now in self-quarantine.

COVID-19: Raje tests negative, India's cases touch 283

COVID-19: Raje tests negative, India's cases touch 283

Posted on : 2020-03-21

“Airport, railways, bus-stands and essential services are exempted. All service providers, including private sector, engaged in COVID-19 relief services have been declared as Emergency Workers,” Patnaik added.

Trade Setup for Friday: Top 14 things to know before Opening Bell

Trade Setup for Friday: Top 14 things to know before Opening Bell

Posted on : 2020-03-19

Relentless selling once again dragged benchmarks indices into the negative zone on March 19 as the risk appetite of investors remained weak.

The value of May and July contracts traded so far is Rs 2,119.26 crore and Rs 78.58 crore, respectiv

Silver futures gain 2.9% to Rs 34,770 per kg on bottom fishing

Posted on : 2020-03-19

Silver prices rose to Rs 34,770 per kg on March 19 as participants increased their long positions as seen by the open interest. The white metal gained on bottom fishing after it dropped to 11-year low in yesterday session in the international market.

COVID-19: PM calls for 'janata curfew' on Sunday

Coronavirus: PM Modi calls for ‘janata curfew’ on Sunday

Posted on : 2020-03-19

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across at least 170 countries.There are at least 173 active reported cases of novel coronavirus in India right now.The Union Health Ministry has said that 15 people have recovered so far, but four have died. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his address to the nation today, appealed citizens to show 'resolve and patience' to tide over the crisis.

This is especially true about how both consoles are approaching next-generation gaming.

Sony PlayStation 5 full hardware specs revealed, here’s how it compares with the Xbox Series X

Posted on : 2020-03-19

It's the GPU side that's really interesting. Like the Xbox Series X, the PS5 also uses a custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU, but it features 36 compute units running at up to 2.23GHz, effectively capable of delivering 10.28TF of peak performance. The Xbox X Series X can boast 12 teraflops and 52 compute units but clocked slower at 1.825GHz each.

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Apple launches new iPad Pro with 120 Hz display, priced starting Rs 71,900

Posted on : 2020-03-19

Apple also brings trackpad support to the new iPads, giving users a new way to interact with the device. Rather than duplicating the macOS experience, the trackpad support transforms to highlight user interface elements as users move their finger across the trackpad. It also supports multi-touch gestures on the trackpad.

The Government of Maharashtra wants you to party in Goa (kinda).

Mumbai to Goa in 5 hours: How the new expressway will make that Goa trip easier

Posted on : 2020-03-19

If the state PWD minister has his way, your next trip to Goa need not take an entire night or burn a hole in your pocket. Over the weekend, amidst battling the coronavirus epidemic and proposing to rename the Mumbai Central railway station, the Government of Maharashtra also proposed the idea of an expressway connecting Mumbai and Goa.

This 'anti-flu' cocktail sounds about right for times like these

This 'anti-flu' cocktail sounds about right for times like these

Posted on : 2020-03-19

Now, you could pour yourself a whisky neat or simply drink a gin and tonic in the hope that the quinine will prevent you from falling ill (it did, after all, help British soldiers and officers stay healthy and rule India for a good part of three centuries) or you could mix things up a little.

This is the reason why most aircraft are painted white

This is the reason why most aircraft are painted white

Posted on : 2020-03-19

Smith writes that there was a point when it was almost impossible to spot a white plane. Most airlines would opt for no colour at all leaving the bare metal open to the elements. You’ll likely have seen these aircraft in several of the old movies.

Countries that lockdown, test will bounce back: Gates

Countries that Shut Down, Test for Coronavirus Could Bounce Back in 6-10 Weeks, Says Bill Gates Amid Panic

Posted on : 2020-03-19

"One priority is to make sure that there is enough manufacturing capacity for therapeutics and vaccines. We have other efforts like our education group working to make sure the online resources for students are as helpful as they can be," he said.

Technology News March 18 Updates: Google Translate can now transcribe speech

Technology News March 18 Updates: Google Translate can now transcribe speech

Posted on : 2020-03-18

There’s a lot going on in the technology industry right now due to coronavirus pandemic. Companies are shutting stores due to fears. Apple just announced that all stores outside China will also be shut until further notice.

Further, WhatsApp beta on iOS also comes with some redesigned icons.

WhatsApp beta for iOS gets bug fixes for dark theme, news icons, and some other improvements

Posted on : 2020-03-18

Additionally, the update also comes with the 'share sheet integration' feature, which allows users to share items with some suggested WhatsApp contacts, using the new iOS share sheet! Notably, though, the WABetaInfo blog says that "WhatsApp submits contacts to the share sheet with a certain frequency."

Coronavirus: How To Make Hand Sanitiser At Home

Coronavirus: How To Make Hand Sanitiser At Home

Posted on : 2020-03-17

One of the most 'needed' things currently after protection masks, hand sanitisers are the next best thing to regularly washing your hands with soap. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand washing is the best preventive measure.

What are the effects of Stellium Mars-Saturn-Jupiter in Capricorn on all Zodiac Signs?

What are the effects of Stellium Mars-Saturn-Jupiter in Capricorn on all Zodiac Signs?

Posted on : 2020-03-15

The year 2020 is all about pretty planetary grouping or conjunction. After too many stelliums in Sagittarius, the focus of the solar system has shifted to Capricorn. The spacecraft of Jupiter and Mars is transiting out of Sagittarius and entering Capricorn

Pakistan on board, SAARC leaders will talk today to plan joint coronavirus fight

SAARC leaders to talk today to plan joint coronavirus fight

Posted on : 2020-03-15

Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said, “We have communicated that SAPM (Special Assistant to Pakistani Prime Minister) on Health (Zafar Mirza) will be available to participate in the video conference of SAARC member countries on the issue.”

Gold set for biggest weekly drop in nearly 7 years in virus-led sell-off

Gold set for biggest weekly drop in nearly 7 years in virus-led sell-off

Posted on : 2020-03-14

Gold prices fell further on Friday and were on track to post their biggest weekly drop in nearly seven years, as a rout in global equities forced investors to cover margin calls. Spot gold was down 0.9% to $1,562.30 an ounce by 0139 GMT, after a more than 3% sell-off in the previous session.

India-South Africa series called off due to COVID-19 threat

India-South Africa series called off due to COVID-19 threat

Posted on : 2020-03-14

New Delhi, Mar 13 (PTI) The two remaining ODIs between India and South Africa in Lucknow and Kolkata were on Friday called off owing to the COVID-19 threat as the country's sports calendar continued to go haywire because of the global pandemic

When it comes to British TV, sex is considered a young person’s game.

Sex and the sixtysomethings: the steamiest scenes starring older actors

Posted on : 2020-03-11

The New Tricks actor Amanda Redman has pointed out how American audiences are much more accepting of seeing intimacy between older leads. “I’m watching Madam Secretary and the two leads are in their late 50s and have a really healthy sexual relationship,” she told the Radio Times. “And it’s not repulsive. We in Britain tend to shy away from that. There’s ageism involved there.”

Google's parent company Alphabet has asked its North American staff to work from home to reduce the

Google tells staff to work home due to coronavirus

Posted on : 2020-03-11

Staff at Google's European headquarters in Dublin will work from home on Tuesday as the company tests its preparedness for a potential outbreak in Ireland, but most of the 8,000 workers are expected to return to their desks on Wednesday.

Reliance Industries Hits Rs 10 Lakh Crore Market Cap, Becomes First Indian Company to Touch Mileston

Mukesh Ambani Loses Asia's Richest Man Title After Reliance Sees Worst Fall in 10 Years, Jack Ma Back on Top: Report

Posted on : 2020-03-11

The shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) recorded its worst fall in around 10 years on Monday as it fell to a low of Rs 1,094.95 per share.

Meghan Markle Stuns in Red Cape Dress Alongside a Matching Prince Harry at the Mountbatten Festival

Meghan Markle Stuns in Red Cape Dress Alongside a Matching Prince Harry at the Mountbatten Festival of Music

Posted on : 2020-03-08

Meghan and Harry's next joint event will be Commonwealth Day's Westminster Abbey service on Monday, March 9. They will be joined by the Queen and other senior royal family members, including Kate Middleton and Prince William.

International Women's Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020 LIVE Updates: President to award “Nari Shakti Puraskars” to 20 women today

Posted on : 2020-03-08

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One of the most consistent and influential forces on young women's body image is the media's depicti

Social Media Fitness Trend Makes Women Feel Worse

Posted on : 2020-03-07

Researchers have found that the fitspiration social media trend is flawed because it makes women feel worse about themselves and their bodies rather than inspiring them to exercise

The smartphone users were more likely to take pain-relieving drugs for their headaches than non-user

Smartphones May Make Your Headaches Worse, Says AIIMS

Posted on : 2020-03-07

Features such as hands-free settings, voice activation and audio functions could potentially hold the key to helping smartphone users benefit from their phones without exacerbating their headaches," Moawad added.

Pulwama Attack Probe: NIA Arrests Father-Daughter Duo For Allegedly 'Harbouring' Suicide Bomber Adil

Pulwama Attack Case: NIA Arrests 2 Accused, Including Teenager, Who Procured Chemical From Amazon For Making IED

Posted on : 2020-03-07

On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the deaths of 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and the attacker.

Sebi noted that

SEBI reviews mechanism regarding guarantees extended by listed firms

Posted on : 2020-03-06

"It is also observed that, at times, promoter/promoter related entities have sourced funds through various complex structures and structured obligations, for which the listed companies have provided guarantees, detrimental to the interest of their shareholders," Sebi said.

Yes Bank depositors' interests will be fully protected, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktik

Yes Bank News LIVE Updates: RBI Governor has assured of a quick resolution, says FM Sitharaman

Posted on : 2020-03-06

RBI governor says Yes Bank resolution to be done 'very swiftly'; 30 days outer limit 

Defending the timing of Yes Bank's moratorium, Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday assured swift resolution to the issues concerning the beleaguered lender, PTI reported. 

Coronavirus: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

How Does the Infection Spread? And How Do You Stay Safe?

Posted on : 2020-03-05

Worldwide, 76 countries have reported coronavirus so far with over 93,000 confirmed cases and over 3000 deaths. Here in India, we have news of 30 confirmed cases of coronavirus, of which there are 16 Italian nationals. As the government steps up efforts to contain the virus, it's important that correct information is shared and disseminated.

The Year Without Summer review – volcanic tales of changed climate

The Year Without Summer review – volcanic tales of changed climate

Posted on : 2020-03-05

Glasfurd’s novel traces six unconnected stories through this turbulent time. Some are drawn from the historical record: Mary Shelley’s storm-lashed summer in Switzerland notoriously fed the gothic imaginings that led to Frankenstein, while a big painting commission finally gave the artist John Constable the financial security to marry. Others are more loosely adapted or invented: a ship’s doctor dispatched to Tambora, a soldier returning from war to an England racked by unemployment and political unrest, a rebellious Suffolk farm labourer resisting starvation wages, a Wesleyan preacher facing famine in Vermont.

The convicts in the December 16 gangrape case will be hanged on March 20.

December 16 gangrape: Court issues fresh death warrants, convicts to hang on March 20

Posted on : 2020-03-05

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case involved a rape and fatal assault that occurred on 16 December 2012 in Munirka, a neighbourhood in South Delhi.

China's air pollution dropped dramatically after coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Posted on : 2020-03-01

Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is "at least partly" due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space agency Nasa says.

Coronavirus outbreak: Day after India bans Iranian flights, Tehran asks for 'immediate action' to tr

India's Ambassador to Iran

Posted on : 2020-03-29

The day after India banned all Iranian flights due to the novel coronavirus, the Iranian government has sought that New Delhi "take immediate action for transfer of passengers of both countries who have been affected as result of existing limits on travel"

Shah Addresses BJP Rally in Kolkata As Workers Chant ‘Goli Maaro’

Goli Maaro

Posted on : 2020-03-01

‘Goli Maaro’ Slogans Raised, Protests Across City

As BJP prepared for Shah’s mega rally, many in Kolkata reported hearing ‘Goli Maaro’ slogans from the workers as they made their way to the rally’s venue.

Heart of Darkness: The context of violence in Northeast Delhi, India’s most densely populated distri

At Chand Bagh, one of the neighbourhoods that witnessed rioting.

Posted on : 2020-03-01

An Express Research Group Report: India’s most densely populated district, with the Capital’s lowest number of banks. From its small coaching centres to its little businesses, its open drains to its Metro line, its mixed population to the recent polarisation, what frames the Northeast Delhi violence, leaving 42 dead?

Ex-police chief says:Would have arrested BJP leaders if I was in charge.

Would have arrested BJP leaders if I was in charge, says ex-police chief

Posted on : 2020-03-01

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Meeting Time

What do you think is Mamata Banerjee saying to Amit Shah over lunch?

Posted on : 2020-03-01

West Bengal CM Ms. Mamta is saying something to Mr. Nitish Kumar. CM Bihar is listening to her but with a critiques mood. Whereas Hon'ble Union Home Minister is enjoying his lunch and fully concentrated over it.