229 students contract Covid-19 in Maharashtra’s Washim.

As many as 229 students at a residential school in Maharashtra’s Washim have tested positive for Covid-19 as the state battles an apparent second wave of infections, district health officer Avinash Aher said. Four teaching and non-teaching staffers have also been found to be infected, he added.“Necessary...

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Over 100 Covid Cases In One Bengaluru Apartment Complex After 2 Parties.

   Most of those who tested positive are below the age of 50 and are asymptomatic. An apartment complex in Karnataka capital Bengaluru has been declared a containment zone after 103 of its residents tested positive for coronavirus. According to district officials, the surge in Covid cases was recorded...

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Record-breaking roller coaster will travel more than 155 miles per hour.

A roller coaster now under development in the Middle East is set to smash existing records for speed, height and track length. Called "Falcon's Flight," the ride will be the main attraction of Six Flags Qiddiya, due to open in Saudi Arabia outside of capital Riyadh in 2023. According to a press release...

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Twitter restores 250 accounts blocked in India for a controversial hashtag.

Microblogging website Twitter late Monday evening moved to restore nearly 250 accounts that were blocked in India earlier in the day for allegedly using a controversial hashtag, a person familiar with the matter said.The decision to restore the accounts was taken after a meeting between Twitter officials...

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Last heir to Ottoman throne passes away at 90.

Dündar Abdülkerim Osmanoğlu, the last heir to the throne of the now-defunct Ottoman Empire, passed away late Monday at the age of 90, the family said in a statement.“Father of our family and the Ottoman dynasty, our uncle Prince Dündar Abdülkerim Osmanoğlu passed away in Syria’s Damascus,”...

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Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s account, cites ‘incitement of violence’ risk.

Twitter Inc said on Friday that it has permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump's account due to the risk of further incitement of violence following the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.The suspension of Trump's account, which had more than 88 million followers, silences his primary...

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At least four dead after Trump supporters ransack US Capitol.

At least four people have been reported dead, according to latest reports, as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, overpowered security personnel to reach deep inside the building, forced lawmakers to shelter in place under desks and in rooms, and brought to a halt...

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Yoozoo Games CEO Lin dies at 39 amid poisoning probe.

Lin Qi, the chief executive officer of Chinese video-game publisher Yoozoo Games, has died after being hospitalized amid a Shanghai police investigation into a suspected poisoning case. He was 39.He entered the hospital recently after experiencing discomfort and his condition was “stable,” the Shanghai-based...

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Rajinikanth hospitalised for blood pressure fluctuations in Hyderabad.

Actor and aspiring politician Rajinikanth was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Friday morning due to ‘severe fluctuations’ in his blood pressure, according to a statement from the hospital.Rajinikanth had been shooting in Hyderabad for almost ten days for his upcoming film ‘Annathe’...

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WHO has finally released its Covid-19 app on Google Play Store.

The World Health Organisation has released its Covid-19 Updates app on Google’s Play Store nearly eight months after taking it down from the platform.The company had released its ‘WHO Covid-19 Updates’ app on the Google Play Store back in April this year. But the global health body pulled it down...

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