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104th Day Of Lockdown

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Newsmakers

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In addition to her superseding identity of India’s Tiger Princess, Nath leads multiple lives — as a scientist, conservationist, wildlife photographer, author, and researcher.

Latika Nath, the 'Tiger Princess' in a male-dominated world of wildlife conservation

India’s first woman wildlife biologist to hold a doctorate on tigers talks about making it in male-dominated field of tiger conservation

A native of Seethapuram in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, the 28-year-old Srikanth, was born visually impaired

Coming soon, a biopic on Srikanth Bolla

Tushar Hiranandani eyes another biopic, and this is about Machilipatnam’s visually impaired entrepreneur, Srikanth Bolla

Tripti Dimri as 'Bulbbul'

Tripti soars like a bird in the sky

The Bulbbul star talks about playing the titular role, which is garnering rave reviews

Sonam Kapoor

Private Sonam’s public bashing

Despite Sonam setting her Twitter on private to curb trolling, netizens troll her using her hashtag

World

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 This photo taken on July 5, 2020 shows staff members wearing protective clothing spraying disinfectant in the compounds of a school ahead of the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE), known as Gaokao, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. (AFP)

China issues warning after suspected bubonic plague case, forbids hunting of animals

The bubonic plague, known as the 'Black Death' in Middle Ages, is a highly infectious and fatal disease spread mostly by rodents

 Representational Image. (AP)

Kuwait's new expat bill may force 8 lakh Indians to leave the country

Indians, who constitutes the largest expat community in Kuwait, should not exceed 15 percent of its total population according to the bill

Physicians, residents and staff from the facility in Asheville, N.C., take a knee to show support for renewed calls for racial justice after the police killing of George Floyd. (AP)

Virus and racism merge as a brutal blow to Black well-being

Institutional racism is a brutal blow to Black people’s well-being and renewed calls for racial justice in all realms including health care

Business

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 Infosys brings back over 200 employees, their families from US via chartered flight. (PTI Photo)

Infosys brings back 200 stranded employees, families from US

The company brought these people back from San Francisco via a special chartered flight that landed in Bengaluru

  The World Bank on Monday signed a 750 million dollar agreement with the government for MSME emergency response programme. (AFP Photo)

World Bank, India sign Rs 5,600 crore support to COVID-19 hit MSMEs

The programme will address immediate liquidity and credit needs of nearly 15 lakh viable MSMEs

 Probe into deadly Andhra Pradesh gas leak finds LG Polymers negligent. (PTI Photo)

Vizag gas leak: Negligence led to LG Polymers gas leak, says government

The government said there had been a lack of adherence to safety protocols and timely emergency response measures at the plant

Sports

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10 Pakistan cricketers test positive for coronavirus

The players and officials would now assemble in Lahore and another round of tests would be carried out on June 25

 NASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace. (AP Photo)

NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

On Twitter, Wallace said “the despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened"

The former Indian skipper will be turning 39 on July 7

Dhoni saves a bird

is daughter, 5-year-old Ziva took to Instagram to describe how her Papa saved the life of a tiny bird!

Science

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 Researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) work to control bird flu in Indonesia. (Photo- UN news)

To prevent outbreaks like COVID-19, zoonotic diseases need to be curbed, says UN

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic disease, but it is not the first. Ebola, SARS, MERS, HIV, Lyme disease preceded it, UNEP Director said

A staff scan the e-ticket of a visitor at the Singapore Zoo in Singapore on July 6, 2020, on its first day of reopening to the public after the attraction was temporarily closed due to concerns about the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. (AFP)

Can coronavirus spread through air? Hundreds of experts say yes

Scientists say there is evidence that coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise its pandemic guideline

Vials of the drug 'remdesivir' during a press conference concerning the start of a study with the Ebola drug to treat severely ill patients afflicted with coronavirus COVID-19, at The University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, northern Germany, amidst the global pandemic. (AFP)

Remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance to be used in severe COVID-19 patients

The move comes just days after Gilead allocated nearly all of its supply of remdesivir for the next three months to the US

Life

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Everybody reacts differently to various types of foods and ingredients.

Understanding food allergies

Are you susceptible to food allergies? Dr Anish Anand, Consultant Internal Medicine, shares insights

The modern woman is pushing so hard at the regressive boundaries that shackle her, never mind all her equal capabilities and abilities to a man. Why so?

Nisha Jamwal | No respite for women

In spite of the unending conversation about equality in India, our patriarchal society still presents challenges

Ever since Ashwini Dixit, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger, started exploring the beauty aspect of blogging, she has been getting requests to share her favourite homemade remedies.

DIY beauty tutorials are the new craze

Given how the quarantine vibe has pushed people to stay indoors, fancy beauty treatments that mostly cost a bomb, aren’t alluring anymore

Relationship

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Two colleagues working together by the pool (Pic used for representational purpose)

Love at Work

After the #MeToo movement sent shock waves across the world, several firms came up with strict workplace-relationship rules.

A certain conclave organised by a prominent magazine that concluded this weekend, had a most topical panel on anxiety and stress.

The great malaise of our times

Stress is like reverse-oxygen — it slowly, silently, kills. Therefore, it must be taken seriously, and to reach out is to self-preserve.

Photo Credit: Arjun Kamath

Matters of the mind: Of anxiety and depression amid a pandemic

Bengaluru-based photographer Arjun Kamath tries to capture the unspoken fears and anxiety issues through his photo essay The Anxiety Series.

Metros

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COVID-19 War Room to come up in national capital to keep eye on city's fight against virus. (PTI Photo)

COVID-19 war room in Delhi to track city's fight against virus

The new strategic facility will cover aspects such as testing, bed strength, medical equipment and containment zones

Representational image. (PTI)

Kolkata woman killed in moving taxi, body dumped in a canal; cabbie nabbed

A driver of a mobile application-based taxi service has been arrested.

 A medic carries waste materials that were used during the treatment of COVID-19 patients to throw in a dustbin. (PTI)

Mumbai HC seeks government's clarification on disposal of COVID-19 biomedical waste

A PIL was filed claiming untreated biomedical waste generated by hospitals, pathology labs was being dumped at Aadharwadi dumping ground

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