Prithviraj Sukumaran

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Actor-Director Prithviraj Sukumaran Tests COVID-19 Positive

Malayalam actor and director Prithviraj Sukumaran has tested positive for the COVID-19. Reportedly, the actor was shooting for his upcoming film, titled 'Jana Gana Mana', where a few crew-members have also tested positive for the COVID-19. Prithviraj informed about his diagnosis and tweeted, "Hoping to recover and get back to work ASAP. Cheers and thanks for the love and concern". Currently, the actor is asymptomatic and under self-isolation… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 10:44 AM / by Shivam Chandra…

Tags: Prithviraj, Actor, Covid-19 Test, Positive

5G

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Jio, Qualcomm Tech Join Hands To Create 5G Network

Jio Networks and Qualcomm Technology are collaborating to create a 'virtual RAN complaint 5G solution'. The development of efficient RAN solutions aims to encourage the local production and speed up the 5G network infrastructure in the country under Atmanirbhar Bharat. Mathew Oommen, president of Jio Infocomm, stated, " We are delighted… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 10:11 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Jio Platforms, Qualcomm, 5G

Courtesy: Good Returns

Sainik School Balachadi

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Gujarat: Sainik School Decides To Offer Admission To Girls In Class 6

In a progressive step, abiding by Defence Ministry’s directive, Gujarat’s only Sainik School in Balachadi, Jamnagar will offer admission to girls in Class-VI for the upcoming academic year. While 10% of the strength will be earmarked for female candidates, authorities will also provide hostel facilities. Apart from the academics, Military training will also be given to the girls. Reportedly, admission formalities have begun and NTA will… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:59 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Sainik School, Gujarat, Jamnagar, Girls education, NTA, Admission, Ministry of defense

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Manchester United

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Manchester United Beats PSG 2-1 In Champions League Encounter

Manchester United outshone French football club PSG to secure a 2-1 win in their group-stage Champions League encounter. It marked PSG's first home defeat in the league in 16 years. Bruno Fernandes netted the first goal for United in the 23rd minute through a penalty. Interestingly, PSG got lucky with United's… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:54 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: UEFA, Champions League, PSG, Manchester United

Courtesy: ESPN.in

Jagan Mohan Reddy

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Andhra Pradesh: Schools To Reopen From November 2 On Half-day Basis

The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools in the state from November 2, albeit only on a half-day basis. However, the resumption of classes will be based on hybrid model - alternate days in school campus and other days for online. The government stated that the students will be allowed to go home after midday meals. Besides, schools with over 750 students can open only twice a week.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:49 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Schools Reopen, Andhra Pradesh, Jagan Mohan Reddy, Government of AP

Courtesy: Times Now

FC Barcelona

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Barcelona Kicks Off Champions League With 5-1 Win Over Ferencvaros

Football club Barcelona thrashed Hungarian FC Ferencvaros by 5-1 to kickstart their Champions League campaign. Barca forward Lionel Messi scored the first goal of the match in the 27th minute via penalty. Fati, Coutinho, Pedri, and Dembele were the other goal-scorers for Barcelona. Midfielder Ihor Kharatin, scored… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:30 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: UEFA, Champions League, FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Ferencvaros

Courtesy: ESPN.in

Press

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Print Media Asked To Refrain From Publishing Bihar Elections Predictions

The Press Council of India, through an advisory on October 20, asked newspapers and magazines to refrain from publishing articles related to predictions on the Bihar elections. The advisory stated that this was in accordance with the 'Section-126A' of the Representation of the People Act, and intends to "ensure free, fair and transparent election". The council has prohibited… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:13 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bihar, Bihar Assembly Elections, Indian newspapers, election prediction

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Chinese soldier

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India Returns PLA Soldier Who Crossed LAC To China

The soldier of China's People's Liberation Army, who had crossed over LAC to the Indian side, was returned back to the country in the late hours of October 20. Reportedly, the Indian Army handed him over to the Chinese Army at the Chushul Moldo meeting point. Earlier, China had expressed its hope that India would return the soldier, Wang Ya Long, soon.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 08:57 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: India, China, PLA Soldier, Indian Army, LAC

Courtesy: India TV News

Pooran's half century put his team into driving seat

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Punjab's Calypso Power Foils Dhawan's Consecutive Century

With a five wicket win over Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab have beaten the three table-toppers - RCB, MI and DC - in their last three encounters and scaled to 5th spot. Chasing a below-par target of 164, Kings did not start well as their 'Orange-capped' skipper KL Rahul got out soon. Later, the Gayle storm started well but was bamboozled by Ashwin. However, calypso-king Nicholas Pooran kept the scoreboard ticking coupled with playing glam-… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 02:30 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Shikhar Dhawan, nicholas pooran, Century, Chris Gayle

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive

Google

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US Accuses Google Of Digital Monopoly, To File Antitrust Case

Accusing complete monopoly in the search-engine market, the US Justice department has decided to file antitrust-charges against Google. Reportedly, the company has been accused of paying billions to become the 'default browser' in phones and other gadgets, jeopardizing chances of other alike companies to succeed. Google's Chief Legal Adviser said, “We’re confident that court will conclude that this suit doesn’t square with either the facts or… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:58 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: US Justice Department, Google, Anti Trust, Digital Monopoly

Courtesy: Washington Post