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Sushmita Sen Got Her Winning Gown Stitched From A Local Tailor

Sushmita Sen’s winning gown was stitched by a local tailor in Sarojini Nagar, Delhi. The former Miss Indian 1994 made this stunning revelation during a conversation with late actor Farooq Shaikh in a talk show Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai.

Old video of Sushmita Sen

The video of the talk show is trending on social media after 26 years the actress won the title. She was talking to Farooq Shaikh and she minced no words in speaking up to her mind. She said that her Miss India winning gown was made by a local tailor who used to work from a makeshift shop in a garage.

She said that she needed four different designer outfits for the contest but she couldn’t because of her middleclass family background. She said that her family didn’t had the money needed to buy designer dresses. But her mother encouraged her by saying that the audiences wanted to see Sushmita Sen and not the dress. Her mother even helped her in designing her dresses.

Winning gown of Sushmita Sen

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Sunder Pichai Sends Memo To His Employees

Google parent Alphabet Inc. has decided to slow hiring for the remaining part of the year. Its Chief Executive Officer Sunder Pichai updated its employees through an email.

Google closed its offices due to COVID-19

It has been over two months that Google closed its offices in Asia for fear of novel coronavirus spread. Mr. Pichai said that the company couldn’t had imagined then how much the world could change for people around the world. Also, the company’s thoughts remain with those who have lost their loved ones and those that are presently battling the disease.

Google helping in the battle against COVID-19

The company has made many teams to focus on helping government agencies in slowing down the spread of the virus. They provide data based that helps in measuring the impact of social distancing measures on the public. Also, Google has announced a joint effort with Apple to strengthen contact tracing but with strong privacy protections. Also, Google has invested on testing kits, production of PPE and other lifesaving medical devices.

Google facing financial crisis

Mr. Pichai said that world economy had been hurt just like it did … Read the rest

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iPhone SE (2020): Price, Specifications And Availability

iPhone SE (2020), the most affordable iPhone model by Apple, has been launched on Wednesday. Called new iPhone SE or iPhone SE 2nd generation, the phone sports a 4.7-inch screen that was a common feature of regular iPhone models except the Plus ones.

iPhone SE (2020) specifications

Display: It is a 4.7-inch Retina HD IPS LCD display with 750×1334 pixels resolution. Also, it features True Tone tech that allows adjusting white balance. Its peak brightness is 625 nits. It supports Dolby Vision and HDR10. Also, it has Haptic Touch support seen in newer iPhone models.

Platform: The phone packs A13 Bionic chip found in iPhone 11 models. Available in 64GB, 125GB and 256GB models, the phone is protected by a sapphire crystal. It offers a Touch ID button instead of the Face ID support. But it lacks 3.5mm headphone jack.

Camera: It comes with a single 12-MP camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture + OIS at the rear. LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync is also provided for better experience. It can record 4K video at up to 60fps. Additionally, it has Smart HDR for photos. But the single … Read the rest

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Critics Point To Security Lapses In Arogya Setu App

Survey of India has made public a trove of maps related to the Arogya Setu App that helps in tracing COVID-19 patients. The officials associated with the project said that it would improve geospatial data as well as develop maps customized to different COVID-19 related applications like healthcare facilities, infection clusters and disaster management.

Advantage of Arogya Setu App

The maps released by Survey of India, the apex map making body of India, wouldn’t be directly useful for general public as they are aimed to help government agencies in getting geospatial information related to COVID-19 spread.

The app is developed with the aim to strengthen the public health delivery system of state and central governments by facilitating geospatial information related to health, socio-economic distress and livelihood challenges. The PM in his address to the nation on April 14 urged people to download the Arogya Setu App in their mobiles.

Users need to keep the Bluetooth and location history “on” as much as possible. The app will alert the users if they are in the vicinity of a COVID-19 patient. The app will also help in tracking those quarantined and … Read the rest

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Lockdown To Continue Till May 3 But Restrictions Could Be Eased After April 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension of lockdown till May 3 but hinted possible relaxations in areas that show restraint to the spread of COVID-19 after April 20. PM Modi took the decision of extension to extend lockdown after consulting chief ministers of 13 states through video conferencing on Saturday.

Highlights of PM Modi’s speech

• PM said that the country should ensure that new hotspots didn’t spring up. The lockdown measures will be enhanced at hotspot areas till April 20.

• Each district in each state will be closely monitored to check whether the lockdown is followed. The decision on relaxations will be determined on the results of lockdown.

• The PM said that easing difficulty of poor was his top priority.

• He said that the country had benefitted from lockdown and social distancing. Also, he admitted that the people had to pay a price.

• India didn’t wait for the crisis to aggravate and took early steps to contain the virus.

• He said that he was aware of the challenges the people faced during lockdown period.

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