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Health workers screen residents for COVID-19 symptoms at Devnar slum in Mumbai, India, Saturday, July 11, 2020. In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth worst-affected country by the coronavirus to the third. (AP)
Health workers screen residents for COVID-19 symptoms at Devnar slum in Mumbai, India, Saturday, July 11, 2020. In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth worst-affected country by the coronavirus to the third. (AP)

Coronavirus update: Record spike in new cases in India, 5.3 lakh cured so far

  • India’s total coronavirus cases have increased to 8,49,553
  • The country now has 2,92,258 active cases out of the total that were confirmed positive

Currently gold is hovering around  ₹49,000 levels in the futures market. (REUTERS)
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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed the 65-year-old actor's bungalow 'Sea Springs'.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed the 65-year-old actor's bungalow 'Sea Springs'.

Rekha's bungalow sealed after staff tests positive for coronavirus

  • Located in Mumbai's Bandra area, the 'Umrao Jaan' actor's bungalow falls under BMC's M west ward
  • BMC has also put a board outside the premises declaring the place as a containment area

FILE PHOTO: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan speaks during a news conference to promote his film (REUTERS)
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American billionaire Bill Gates called for medicines and vaccines to be distributed to those who need them rather than to the "highest bidders". (REUTERS)

'We will defeat covid': Bill Gates optimistic about coronavirus battle

  • Gates' foundation pledged $7.4 billion to global vaccines alliance Gavi in June to help immunisation programmes disrupted by coronavirus
  • He said the researchers are making great advances.

The man's late father had worked for SBI and his mother had retired from the same bank some time back. (PTI)
The man's late father had worked for SBI and his mother had retired from the same bank some time back. (PTI)

For trying to set up fake SBI branch, son of retired SBI employee arrested

  • A printer who printed the challans and another who had made fake seals were held for similar offences and abetment
  • The man, son of retired SBI employees, had readied fake seals and challans of the public sector lender

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Anand Mahindra calls Amitabh Bachchan, a natural fighter. (REUTERS)
Hospitals in UP will also keep 20% of their beds reserved for government officers and personnel and for patients covered under the Ayushman Bharat health scheme. (AP)
The rise in applications are mainly due to the higher job security, followed by salary and other perks, the study said. (ANI Photo)
Companies are reluctant to invest in a product that could soon be replaced by a vaccine. (REUTERS)
Companies are reluctant to invest in a product that could soon be replaced by a vaccine. (REUTERS)

Before a coronavirus vaccine comes. Short-term immunity shot project stalled

  • Doctors and experts say an upper-arm shot using the antibody-rich blood plasma of Covid-19 survivors could inoculate people against the virus
  • Some scientists want clinical trials to begin immediately, arguing that the shots offer the only plausible method for preventing millions of infections

File photo of Swapna Suresh, ex-UAE consulate employee and state IT department consultant has emerged the alleged fulcrum of a gold smuggling case, in Kerala (ANI)
File photo of Swapna Suresh, ex-UAE consulate employee and state IT department consultant has emerged the alleged fulcrum of a gold smuggling case, in Kerala (ANI)

Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh taken into custody by NIA

  • Kerala DGP had constituted a special investigation team headed by Kochi City Deputy Commissioner of Police G Poonguzhali
  • Swapna is named as the second accused and Sandeep has been named as the fourth accused in the FIR

Rishita, who aspires to become a doctor credited her teachers and parents for her success.
Rishita, who aspires to become a doctor credited her teachers and parents for her success.

Hisar girl scores 100% marks, tops Haryana Board Class 10 exam

  • While Rishita secured 500 out of 500, three of her school mates Uma, Kalpana and Sushil Narnaund took second place in the State with 499 marks each
  • Rishita, who aspires to become a doctor credited her teachers and parents for her success.

Traffic policemen hold placards as they stand at AG square for an awareness campaign regarding coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar. (ANI photo)
Traffic policemen hold placards as they stand at AG square for an awareness campaign regarding coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar. (ANI photo)

Bhubaneswar to undergo sero-surveillance to assess Covid-19 spread

  • Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar will provide support
  • The objectives of this study are to estimate the level of community transmission, if any

Birds fly over a closed steel factory where chimneys of another working factory are seen in background, in Tangshan, Hebei province, China. (REUTERS)
Birds fly over a closed steel factory where chimneys of another working factory are seen in background, in Tangshan, Hebei province, China. (REUTERS)

Earthquake hits Chinese city rattled by massive 1976 disaster

  • China's seismological authority put the magnitude at 5.1 and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres
  • Video posted on Twitter by Chinese state media showed items toppling off store shelves in Tangshan

Motorists drive past one entry of the Eden Gardens cricket stadium on a road in Kolkata on July 11, 2020. - Kolkata's legendary Eden Gardens cricket stadium is to be used as a quarantine centre for Indian police who have the coronavirus, officials said in July 11. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (AFP)
Motorists drive past one entry of the Eden Gardens cricket stadium on a road in Kolkata on July 11, 2020. - Kolkata's legendary Eden Gardens cricket stadium is to be used as a quarantine centre for Indian police who have the coronavirus, officials said in July 11. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (AFP)

Combating covid-19: Quarantine facilities to be set up at Eden Gardens

  • It has been decided that the groundsmen and other staffs would be shifted to the dormitories and other safer spaces
  • Dalmiya further said CAB feels that it is 'our duty' to stand by the administration in this hour of crisis and especially for covid-19 warriors.

U.S. President Donald Trump wears a mask while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., July 11, 2020. REUTERS/Tasos Katopodis (REUTERS)
Arun Varma explains how this new sofware will help health care officials (ANI Photo)
A worker arranges Ganpati idols inside a bus for door-to-door service, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Pune district (PTI)
The logo of the Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 (AP)
The logo of the Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 (AP)

Samsung smart TVs to get real-time lyrics on Apple Music

  • In order to use the new feature the user can easily scroll through a song by flipping through the lyrics
  • They can also jump to a certain section and skip straight to the chorus or see where they are at in the song

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A therapist wearing a face shield works in a traditional Thai massage shop which reopened after the Thai government eased isolation measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (REUTERS)
A therapist wearing a face shield works in a traditional Thai massage shop which reopened after the Thai government eased isolation measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (REUTERS)

Thai massage loses its charm behind masks, social distancing

  • The survival of this industry matters in Thailand, where wellness tourism generated expenditures of $12 billion in 2017
  • Massage, spa therapy and medical treatments are integral to the wellness-tourism industry, with Thailand’s 2,800 luxury spas alone accounting for $1.3 billion

Aarogya Setu app can help in early identification of potential hotspots around your location. (MINT_PRINT)
Aarogya Setu app can help in early identification of potential hotspots around your location. (MINT_PRINT)

How Aarogya Setu app works and how it helps fight Covid

  • Aarogya Setu app users must switch on their ‘Bluetooth’ and set the location sharing to ‘Always’
  • It gives state wise figures of confirmed, recovered and deceased covid19 cases in the country

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019.  (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. (REUTERS)

Huawei to ask UK to delay 5G network removal: Report

  • Huawei Technologies Co. executives have asked for a meeting with the U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
  • They plan to come up with a deal to delay its potential removal from fifth generation mobile networks

Fire fighters spray disinfectant in an area near Hawa Mahal. (PTI)
File photo of Swapna Suresh, ex-UAE consulate employee and state IT department consultant has emerged the alleged fulcrum of a gold smuggling case, in Kerala on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
File photo of Swapna Suresh, ex-UAE consulate employee and state IT department consultant has emerged the alleged fulcrum of a gold smuggling case, in Kerala on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair taken into custody

Suresh was taken into custody along with her family members, and will be produced in NIA office in Kochi on Monday. Fareed Faisal, suspected to be linked to jewellery business and another accused in the case, is still absconding

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa (PTI)
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EAM Dr S. Jaishankar attends the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan, via video conference in New Delhi on Monday. This will lead to the commencement of construction of this first joint venture hydroelectric project between India and Bhutan. (ANI Photo)
EAM Dr S. Jaishankar attends the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan, via video conference in New Delhi on Monday. This will lead to the commencement of construction of this first joint venture hydroelectric project between India and Bhutan. (ANI Photo)

'A work in progress': S Jaishankar on disengagement process along LAC

S Jaishankar was speaking on the last of the three day India Global Week 2020 event.

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