First Coronavirus Patient In Bhutan Is A US National With Travel History To India

On Friday, Bhutan confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country. The patient was a 76-year-old US citizen with a travel history to India. He travelled with his 59-year-old partner and 10 passengers.

Coronavirus in Bhutan

The first coronavirus patient had been kept in isolation in the COVID-19 hospital since his return from Guwahati on March 2. Considering his old age and underlying conditions, he had been kept on oxygen support. He had his partner and 10 passengers out of which 8 were Indian nationals.

His close contacts – his partner, driver and guide – also had been quarantined at the designated hospital but they were asymptomatic till their admission in the hospital.

Bhutan on alert mode

The Indian passengers travelling with the coronavirus patient had also been quarantined. Also, the 90 contacts had been traced to prevent spread of the virus. Contact tracings were done according to the itinerary of the patient. Starting from Paro airport to Thimphu, to Punakha and back, the officials are tracing everyone that had come in contact with the patient.

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NTA Extends JEE Main Deadline To March 12

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the deadline of JEE Main registration till March 12. The registration was scheduled to be closed at 11:50 pm on March 6 but the deadline is extended to provide students additional time to apply for JEE Main.

New deadline for JEE Main

The NTA has allowed students to apply for the exam till March 12. The link to apply for JEE Main will remain active till 5 pm on the same day. Also, the agency has rescheduled the application correction process. The candidates are allowed to change their details provided in their application forms by paying a nominal fee.

Earlier the rescheduling facility was available only from March 8 to 12. But with the new deadline, the students can apply for changes from March 13 to 16. But it is a onetime facility for making changes in applications. Students are advised to be careful while making correction(s) as no second chance will be provided for making changes.

Notifications for the exam was published on February 7. It is the second JEE Main of 2020 as the first JEE Main was held in January.


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Amitabh Bachchan Tells What He Finds Interesting About Heart Emojis

Amitabh Bachchan has good sense of entertaining his Twitter fans. At 77, the megastar is still the most active Bollywood names on Twitter and his fans love him for that.

He shared a collage of his expressions on Instagram and gave the caption – Red Heart, true love….and for all of you, it’s red. He also surprised his fans with his creativity to invent abbreviations of popular movies.

The megastar keeps up with millennial jargon

Recently, the Baghban actor wrote on Twitter that he never knew different coloured hearts had different meanings. In another Tweet, he shared what he found interesting about heart emojis.

His fans found Amitabh Bachchan CAC and those who don’t know the meaning of CAC will be surprised to know that it is the abbreviation of “cool as cat”. The Big B shared some abbreviations in a recent tweet.

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UMF Postpones March Festival Due To Coronavirus Scare

Miami city officials want the UMF organizers to postpone the March festival slated to be held at Bayfront Park on March 20-22. It is a precautionary measure taken to protect Miami-Dade County residents from the coronavirus spread.

Miami Mayor talked to UMF organizers

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Commissioner Joe Carollo want the electronic dance music festival to be postponed. They talked to UMF organizers regarding this. It is to be noted that the festival attracted around 170,000 fans last year. This year, the organizers were expecting fans from more than 100 countries in the festival.

UMF organizers postponed the event

The organizers decided to postpone the festival to help public health officials that are working on to control the spread of coronavirus that has spread to more than 80 countries. The UMF organizers are working the final draft of the deal to make a formal announcement regarding postponement of the March festival.


UMF cancelled Abu Dhabi event


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See Nik Wallenda And Erendira Performing In Volcano Live

The King of High Wire, Nik Wallenda, attempted a walk over a wire located above an active volcano while his wife Erendira performed aerial ballet above the volcano. MasayaVolcano in Nicaragua during a live broadcast.

Volcano Live

The Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua was live when Wallenda and his wife gave a stunning performance in a two-hour special, Volcano Live, program hosted by Chris Harrison and Sage Steele. The wire on which Wallenda walked was located 1,800 feet above the volcano floor. But his wife tried performing aerial ballet while hanging from a helicopter.

Nik Wallenda walked over an active volcano

A seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas circus family, Nik Wallenda performed the highest and longest endeavour that was eight times higher than his walk in New York City. Later he described how he practiced walking over a rope above a volcano. He used machines to get the right feel. He had smoke around the rope and the winds blowing from big machines were making the rope unstable during the practice sessions. But his biggest concern was the deadly gases oozing out from the volcano. He walked the rope using a thermal camera. His father was the only one … Read the rest


Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Lost Her $50 Million Lawsuit Against Google

A federal judge dismissed the $50 million lawsuit filed by Representative Tulsi Gabbard against the tech giant Google. She is a Democratic presidential candidate.

Tulsi Gabbard’s accusation on Google

Google briefly suspended her advertising account last year be she took this action to be an infringement on her free speech and filed a lawsuit on the tech giant. But the judge, Stephen V. Wilson of the US District Court for the Central District California said that Gabbard campaign had failed to prove the accusation.

The judgement was in favour of Google

The judge said that the First Amendment clause that prohibited the government from curbing free speech applied to Google as a private company. He said that it wasn’t proved how Google’s regulation of its own platform was equivalent to a government regulation of an election. But Ms. Gabbard argued that Google assumed the traditional role of government by regulating political ads on its platform and therefore subject to the First Amendment.

Campaign suspended

On June 27 and 28 last year, Google suspended her advertising account for a period of six hours. But it followed by the first Democratic presidential debate by Ms. Gabbard. And she gave a strong performance … Read the rest