American athlete Michael Kish (70) surprised netizens and went viral for finishing 100 meter Dash in just 13.47 seconds. From the beginning, Kish separated himself from other athletes and grabbed an early lead. The clip had 1.9 million views. With this, Michael is the second one to have such a record, as America's Bobby Whilden was the first to complete the 100-meter dash in 12.77 seconds in the 2005.
Snoop Dogg is sued for sexual assault and battery by a woman and alleged that the rapper assaulted her in 2013. However, his spokesperson called the allegations as a meritless "shakedown." The lawsuit is filed days before Snoop Dogg is set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show. The victim is identified as 'Jane Doe' and described as a model and actress who had worked with Snoop Dogg.
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People who were unvaccinated but survived COVID-19 were better protected than those who were vaccinated and not previously infected, suggested a Study. The analysis was also carried out during the Delta variant infection among 1 million people, who tested positive in New York and California, between May 30 to November 30, 2021. The unvaccinated people are at higher risk compared to vaccinated people, said the authors of the research.
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USA has reported nearly 9.5 million cases of Coronavirus in children since the onset of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association. As of January 13, over 9,452,491 cases were reported in children. Notably, 1.7% to 4.4% of children were hospitalized and 0 to 0.26% died due to COVID-19. However, the overall rate of cases among children is 12,559 cases per 100,000 children.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan left for medical treatment to United States of America for about two weeks, on January 15. He boarded the flight from Cochin International Airport, accompanied by his wife T Kamala and personal assistant VM Suresh. CM will return to the state on January 29, and till then he will attend the cabinet meetings online. Pinarayi has briefed his US trip to state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan.
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US President Joe Biden and VP Kamala Harris will deliver "remarks on January 6", to mark the one-year anniversary of the "January 6 attack" on the US Capitol. The remarks will come alongside a slate of events prepared by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to commemorate the insurrection, including a moment of silence and prayer. "January 6 was one of the darkest days in our democracy," said press secretary Jen Psaki.
Ahead of the UP election in 2022, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on December 26, announced Central Government's invest of Rs 5 lakh crore for roads. He said, UP roads will be like America in the next five years, if the BJP voted in power again. Gadkari said, Vote for a double engine government in the upcoming elections. The statement was made during foundation stone event, at Jagdishpur.
Joe Biden administration in the United States (US) has imposed tight travel rules, in view of Omicron, the new Covid-19 variant. Starting from December 6, all international in bound travelers need to take a Covid-19 test (24 hours prior to journey) and a strict mask rule has been imposed, to fight Omicron. "We're going to fight this variant with science and speed, not chaos and confusion," said Biden.
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The Centre has agreed to release 50 lakh barrels of crude oil from its Strategic Petroleum Reserves, which might lead to a further decline in gasoline prices in the coming days. The decision was made after Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, met with top ministry officials and executives from oil marketing corporations. Besides, the U.S also contacted India to surrender its petroleum reserves to reduce crude oil prices… read-more
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Bettina Lerman, a 69-year old woman contracted the COVID-19 virus in early September and was put on the ventilator on 21 September. She later went into a coma. However, she surprised the doctors by waking up from a coma on the day when they were supposed to remove the ventilator. Reportedly, Bettina belonging to America's Florida was also suffering from other health conditions like diabetes and heart problems.