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Day: October 16, 2020

World

Chinese City Tests Its 11 Million Residents After Covid Cluster Detected

Qingdao has completed a citywide nucleic acid testing covering all its 11 million residentsBeijing: Chinese coastal city Qingdao on Friday completed testing of all its 11 million residents after a new COVID-19 cluster was detected at a hospital due to improper disinfection, a senior local official said.Xue Qingguo, Qingdao's Deputy Mayor, on Friday told media that over 10.16 million of the collected samples had been tested, and results showed no new positive cases.He said that Qingdao has completed a citywide nucleic acid testing covering all its 11 million residents starting Monday, after the emergence of a new COVID-19 cluster.Ma Lixin, the deputy party chief of the provincial health commission, earlier in the day said that inappropriate disinfection in the CT room at the Qingdao Ches...
India

Major Lashkar Hideout Busted By Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir’s Awantipora

A case has been registered under relevant sections of law, the police said (Representational)Awantipora: Jammu and Kashmir Police in coordination with Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Friday busted and destroyed one large underground hideout of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit."Based on credible input regarding presence of terrorists of proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba in the nursery area of the village Kawani Awantipora near river Jhelum bank, Awantipora Police with 55 RR and 185 BN CRPF launched a search operation today early morning. During the search, one large underground hideout of Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit was busted and destroyed," Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a release."Incriminating material and a huge cache of explosives and ammunition of proscribed...
India

चैनलों के कवरेज पर बॉम्बे हाईकोर्ट ने कहा- मीडिया का खुद पर से कंट्रोल खत्म हो गया, केंद्र सरकार इस बारे में कुछ सोचे

Hindi NewsEntertainmentBollywoodBombay High Court Said On Media Trial In Sushant Death Case That Media Has Lost Control Over Itself Central Government Should Think About It42 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकसुशांत सिंह राजपूत केस में मीडिया ट्रायल से जुड़ी याचिका पर अगली सुनवाई 19 अक्टूबर को होगी।रिया चक्रवर्ती, रकुल प्रीत सिंह ने अपने खिलाफ हुए मीडिया ट्रायल के लिए भी याचिकाएं लगाई हैंबॉलीवुड का एक गुट अब पलटवार करते हुए चैनल्स पर लगातार मानहानि के केस दायर कर रहा हैबॉम्बे हाईकोर्ट ने शुक्रवार को इलेक्ट्रॉनिक मीडिया के खुद पर से खत्म होते जा रहे कंट्रोल के बारे में चिंता जाहिर की। कोर्ट ने कहा कि केंद्र सरकार को मीडिया ट्रायल की समस्या को कंट्रोल करने सही कदम उठाने चाहिए। चीफ जस्टिस दीपंकर दत्ता और जस्टिस जीएस कुलकर्णी की बेंच को इस बात पर हैरानी हुई कि प्रिंट मीडिया की तरह इलेक्ट्रॉनिक मीडिया पर निय...
World

Teacher Decapitated In France After Showing Prophet Mohammed Caricatures

Police arrived at the scene after receiving a call about a suspicious individual (Representational)Paris, France: A history teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in class was on Friday decapitated and his assailant shot dead by French police as they tried to arrest him, police and prosecutors said.French anti-terror prosecutors said they were investigating the assault which happened on the outskirts of Paris at around 5 pm (1500 GMT) near a school in Conflans Saint-Honorine, a western suburb of the French capital.According to a police source, the victim was a history teacher who recently discussed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in class.Prosecutors said they were treating the incident as "a murder linked to a terrorist organisation" and related to a "criminal as...
Health and Lifestyle

British company launches Chicken Nugget into space, netizens are excited – Times of India

If you are a chicken nuggets lover, this piece of information will surely bring a smile on your face. Juicy and succulent chicken piece have finally made their way to space and the credit goes to Iceland Foods, a British supermarket chain, which has sent a chicken nugget into space for the first time ever as a part of their 50th birthday celebrations. Take a look at their tweet to see the video of it being sent into space: We don’t know who needs to hear this, but we sent the first ever chicken nugget into space today 🧑‍🚀Why? We have no idea, but it was out of this world! 😉 pic.twitter.com/XGmkT9ShBO— Iceland Foods ❄️ (@IcelandFoods) October 13, 2020 At the time of writing this article, the video of the chicken nugget being sent into space had received over 400k views on Twitter. ...
India

“How Many More Girls? How Many More Hathras?”: Rahul Gandhi Asks UP

Rahul Gandhi asked how many more incidents like Hathras will take place (File)New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over another case of alleged rape in the state and asked how many more incidents like Hathras will take place.Attacking the Yogi Adityanath dispensation on Twitter, Rahul Gandhi also tagged a media report which said that a Dalit girl in Barabanki was allegedly raped before being killed and the girl's family members accused the police of trying to cover up the case.The former Congress chief said that unable to prevent rape, the UP government, instead of getting justice for the girl's family, was again suppressing facts to save the accused."How many more girls? How many more Hathras (incidents)," he said in a tweet in Hindi...
Sports

IPL 2020 Points Table Update: Orange Cap Holder And Purple Cap Holder List After MI vs RR | Cricket News

IPL Points Table: Mumbai Indians have won six of their eight matches and lead the table.© BCCI/IPL Mumbai Indians sailed to victory in match 32 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders to go top of the points table. Mumbai Indians have 12 points from eight matches - the same as 2nd place Delhi Capitals - but are ahead of the Shreyas Iyer-led side on the basis of a superior net run...
Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Breaking COVID-19 Protocol After Italy Return | Football News

Cristiano Ronaldo shot back at Italy's sports minister on Friday by denying that he broke the coronavirus protocol adopted for the country's football, after returning from international duty while positive for the disease. On Thursday, Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora said that Portugal captain Ronaldo had broken protocol after he left isolation with his club Juventus to join up with his national team, and then returned to Italy following his positive test. The footballer is currently quarantined at his home in Turin after travelling from Portugal in an air ambulance. "I never broke the protocol," Ronaldo said during an interview on Instagram, a...
Sports

Indian Premier League, MI vs KKR: Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar Help Mumbai Indians Outclass Kolkata Knight Riders | Cricket News

IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians go to the top of the points table with 8-wicket win over KKR.© BCCI/IPL Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The win has taken the Mumbai-based franchise to the top of the points table. Rahul Chahar set up the win with an economic spell of two for 18 from his four overs and then Quinton de Kock batted KKR out of...
World

US Hoping For Two COVID-19 Vaccines By End Of November

Vaccine race has become deeply politicized in US in the run-up to the presidential electionWashington, United States: Two American companies expect to apply for emergency approval for their Covid-19 vaccines by late November, welcome news as the US hits a third surge of its coronavirus epidemic and approaches its eight millionth case.Pfizer said Friday it hopes to move ahead with its vaccine after safety data is available in the third week of November, a couple of weeks after the November 3 presidential election.The announcement means the United States could have two vaccines ready by the end of the year, with Massachusetts biotech firm Moderna aiming for November 25 to seek authorization."So let me be clear, assuming positive data, Pfizer will apply for Emergency Authorization Use in t...