General news 20 Feb, 2021
Samsung updates Galaxy Labs, helps you keep smartphone throttling in check among other feature - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Another new module is the Thermal Guardian that aims to keep the device cooled down using some nifty features.
Amid Covid Surge, Schools, Colleges Closed In Pune Till Next Week - NDTVNDTV News
The district administration of Pune has closed all the school and coaching institutions among a number of restrictions imposed to curb the sudden surge in coronavirus cases in the metropolitan.
India, Maldives Sign $50 Million Defence Agreement - NDTVNDTV News
India on Sunday reiterated its commitment to the Maldives' security and signed a USD 50 million defence Line of Credit agreement with it to boost the maritime capabilities of the strategic island nation.
Kareena Kapoor Khan fans blow up Twitter with Taimur memes as she welcomes second baby boy with Saif Ali Khan - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
It's a boy for Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan! The couple welcomed their second child together on Sunday morning. Twitteratti had a field day as they flooded the internet with memes.
India vs England: On the cusp of 100th Test, Delhi's 'lambu' Ishant Sharma stands tall - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: On the sidelines of a Ranji Trophy game in 2019, Ishant Sharma had called himself "the last flicker in a lamp" while politely making his reluctance kn
'A question mark over his career now': Aakash Chopra on India batsman Manish Pandey after T20 snub from England series - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Aakash Chopra said there is a question mark on Manish Pandey's career after was not named in India’s squad for the five-match T20I series against England starting March 12.
From new air travel rules to Covid-19 upsurge in states, what next week holds - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
This week, India registered 86,711 new Covid-19 cases, as per the Union health ministry. This is over 10% higher than the total cases last week.
Ingenuity helicopter, strapped to NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, sends first status report - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
If things go as planned, Ingenuity, a 1.8 kilogram rotorcraft, will become the first helicopter to fly on another planet.
10th Round of India-China Military Talks End After 16-Hour Meet - The QuintThe Quint
The tenth round of disengagement talks between India and China which started at 10 am on Saturday, 20 February, lasted for around 16 hours.
Russia reports world’s first case of human infection with H5N8 bird flu - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Outbreaks of the H5N8 strain have been reported in Russia, Europe, China, the Middle East and North Africa in recent months but so far only in poultry. Other strains - H5N1, H7N9 and H9N2 - have been known here) to spread to humans.
WATCH: BJP's New Campaign Song Against Mamata 'Pishi Jao' Puts a Bengali Spin on 'Bella Ciao' - News18News18
The battle for West Bengal is heating up and in the run-up to the Legislative Assembly elections, a "war of words" has broken out between Trinamool Congress and BJP.
YouTube will not reopen Spaces as its shifts focus to a new hybrid model - HT TechHindustan Times
YouTube had launched Spaces to help content creators access state-of-the-art studios.
Coronavirus: Severe COVID-19 can cause serious eye abnormalities, claim researchers - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
When it comes to COVID-19 symptoms, fever, fatigue and continuous cough may be some of the classic signs of the infection. However, the deadly virus is not devoid of other medical complications. Researchers have found eye abnormalities in patients suffering w…
Maharashtra, Karnataka Revise Travel Guidelines Amid Covid-19 Surge. All Your FAQs Answered - News18News18
The Karnataka government on Saturday mandated a negative RT-PCR certificate that is not older than 72 hours for those arriving in the state by flights, buses, trains and personal transport from Maharashtra, following the recent spike in COVID cases there.
World's biggest cricket stadium set for first match - cricket.com.aucricket.com.au
India and England train at the new Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, which has a capacity of 110,000 people
Karan Johar shares glimpse with Sara Ali Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Rakul Preet Singh, Kiara Advani from Manish Malhotras party, says Pawri Ho Rahi Hai - Bollywood HungamaBollywood Hungama
Karan Johar shares glimpse with Sara Ali Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Rakul Preet Singh, Kiara Advani from Manish Malhotra”s party, says ‘Pawri Ho Rahi Hai’ Bollywood News: Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood News Today, Bollywood Celebrity News, Breaking News, Cele…
Bigg Boss 14: Rubina Dilaik, Rahul Vaidya, Aly Goni — whose journey in the show impressed your the most? Vote - Bollywood LifeBollywood Life
While as an audience, we too got connected to them in their journey, we would like to know from you that whose ride in the controversial reality show impressed you the most through your votes.
Facebook takes down main page of Myanmar military - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Rest of World News: Facebook on Sunday deleted the main page of the Myanmar military under it standards prohibiting the incitement of violence, the company said, a day af
Already a star, on court and off, Naomi Osaka eyes more - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Naomi Osaka already is a star at age 23. She has four Grand Slam titles, record-breaking endorsement deals, and a willingness to speak her mind to prove it. But, where does she go from here?
GIFT City: Modis plan to make a Singapore in Gujarat has fallen flat - Business StandardBusiness Standard
Investors aren't coming to India's new international financial center, built on a patch of wilderness in the PM's home state
Gujarat Municipal Election 2021: Voting for 575 seats across 6 municipal corporations underway - Zee NewsIndia.com
Gujarat s six cities will vote for the municipal corporation election on Sunday (February 21, 2021), polling began from 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.
No lockdown plan in Mumbai for now; testing, masks focus: BMC - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Mumbai recorded 897 new Covid cases on Saturday taking total count to 20.93 lakh.
Nintendo Switch deals offer rare discounts on Joy-Con controllers this weekend - TechRadarTechRadar
Save $10 on Joy-Cons at Amazon
Vivo S9e to feature Dimensity 820 processor, AMOLED screen | NewsBytes - NewsBytesNewsBytes
Vivo is expected to announce a new S9e model alongside the S9 on March 6 in China | NewsBytes
1.08 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered: Government - NDTVNDTV News
A total of 1.08 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered till now with 1.86 lakh jabs given on Saturday, the Union Health Ministry said.
Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas: FEMA - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
US News: WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas which has suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages .
Scientists Decode How Mars May Have Lost Its Atmosphere - NDTVNDTV News
Solar winds may have led to Mars losing its atmosphere, according to a computer simulation study which confirms the long held belief that planets need a protective magnetic field to block such harmful radiations in order to sustain life.
Petrol, Diesel Prices To Remain On The Higher Side: Heres Why - GoodreturnsGoodreturns.in
As it is the government is facing shortfall in revenue and to boost up the economy and take it out from the downfall it saw amid the outbreak of corona it is in need of funds and hence unlikely to cut down on excise duty on fuel. Though the Budget 2021, deman…
A day after J&K violence, Mehbooba Mufti calls for dialogue with Pakistan - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: SRINAGAR: A day after three policemen were killed in terrorist incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Saturday asked the Centre .
Karnataka Bank reports Rs 34.16-crore fraud to RBI - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The lender said IL&FS Transportation had availed credit from it during 2016 under multiple banking arrangements in which Karnataka Bank was one of the members.
Asthmatics no higher risk of dying from Covid: Study - Social News XYZSocialNews.XYZ
Sydney, Feb 20 (SocialNews.XYZ) Asthma may not increase the risk of severe illness or death from Covid-19, a new study suggests. The review of studies on 587,000 people showed that people with asthma had a... - Social News XYZ
Kim Kardashian shares new picture to show how plant-based diet affected her body - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Kim Kardashian had earlier said that while she enjoyed eating many foods, her diet was mostly plant-based
Russia approves its third COVID-19 vaccine, CoviVac - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Sputnik V was approved in August and late-stage trials began in September. Mass vaccination was launched in December, after preliminary trial results showed the vaccine to be 91.4% effective.
Lingering symptoms are common in those who were sick enough - Murphy's Hockey LawMurphyshockeylaw.net
First black hole ever detected is more massive than we thought - Tech ExploristTech Explorist
The research shows the system known as Cygnus X-1 contains the most massive stellar-mass black hole ever detected without the use of gravitational waves.
India Records 13,993 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest In 22 Days: Centre - NDTVNDTV News
Daily COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to about 14,000 after nearly 22 days taking India's tally to 1,09,77,387, while the recoveries surged to 1,06,78,048, according to Union Health Ministry data updated today.
IBM may sell Watson Health business generating $1 billion annual revenue, says report - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
San Francisco, IBM is mulling to sell its Watson Health business that is generating nearly $1 billion in annual revenue but is not profitable. The Wall Street