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102nd Day Of Lockdown

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Newsmakers

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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

Sushmita Sen

Sometimes it’s ok to wait for the opportunity, says Sushmita Sen

The Aarya actress explains why it took her so many years to get back to acting

World

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 Health workers carry a COVID-19 patient on a stretcher made with pipe tubes and and using kitchen gloves in Puerto Carreno, Colombian Amazon, on the border with Peru, on July 3, 2020. (AFP)

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 11 million

The number of cases is more than double the figure for severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to World Health Organization

 US President Donald Trump watches as planes perform fly-overs of the Mount Rushmore National Monument Friday, July 3, 2020, in Keystone, S.D. (AP)

Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

Leaders of Native American tribes in the region raised concerns that Trump's campaigns could lead to virus outbreaks among their members

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Putin mocks US embassy in Russia for flying rainbow flag

His comments followed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that included an effective ban on gay marriage

Business

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MSMEs feel heat due to delay in clearance of Chinese goods

Officials at Chennai Customs, however, told that they clear the goods of big companies because they have their own logistic facilities

 I-T refunds worth Rs 62,361 cr issued to 20.44 lakh taxpayers during Apr 8-Jun 30. (PTI Photo)

I-T department refunds ₹62,000 crore to 20 lakh taxpayers

The income tax department has issued tax refunds at a speed of 76 cases per minute from April 8 to June 30, 2020

  Power Minister R K Singh. (PTI Photo)

Banning power equipment imports from China, Pakistan: R K Singh

He further said state discoms should not give orders for supply of equipment to Chinese firms

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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Zydus Cadila's potential covid drug may begin human clinical trials

India’s 'first' indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin had also got the nod for human clinical trials recently

A man wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus walks along a street after a shower. (AP)

Scientists use weather forecasting technique to predict COVID-19 spread

This technique is usually used to pair computer simulations with real weather observations to forecast future weather, the researchers said

Members of the Brazilian Armed Forces medical team take a COVID-19 test from a member of the indigenous Ye'Kuena ethnic group. (AFP)

Blood test can predict severity of COVID-19: Study

The research could lead to new treatments to prevent deadly 'cytokine storms' seen in severe cases of COVID-19, researchers say

Life

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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

Radhika Bangia enjoyed close to five million followers on TikTok

Ban on TikTok is a huge blow to influencers

With the Indian government announcing a ban on TikTok app, the livelihood and careers of a large number of users are now at stake

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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 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

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI photo)

Covid situation in Delhi improving with high recovery rate: Kejriwal

The chief minister said the situation is not "terrible" as predicted one month ago

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) conduct a door-to-door check-up of residents of Shivaji Nagar Slum for the detection of COVID-19 cases, at Malad in Mumbai. PTI photo

Section 144 imposed in Mumbai to check rising COVID-19 cases

The prohibitory order imposes restrictions on movement of residents for non- essential work will remain in force till July 15

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