You Should Have Produced 20 Children To Get 1 Quintal Free Ration Said Uttarakhand CM Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said that poor people should give birth to more people to get more free-ration from the central government. He also said that America enslaved India for 200 years. He was speaking at a public function in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand on Sunday.

What did Tirath Singh Rawat say about childbirth?

He said that some families were jealous because they were getting lesser free rations under a central government scheme. The free ration was provided 5 kg per person in a family. A family of 10 got 50 kg ration and of 20 got a quintal. He said that when people had time, they gave birth to only two children. If they needed more ration, they should have produced 20 children. 

What did Tirath Singh Rawat say about America?

The CM blamed the US for 200 years of rule in India. He said that America enslaved India and ruled the whole world. He went on to say that the US was struggling to control the coronavirus pandemic. 

What did Tirath Singh Rawat say about ripped jeans?
It was an earlier remark where CM Rawat blamed families for not providing the right environment at home for their kids. He said that when he saw a woman running an NGO in ripped jeans, he thought about what kind of social work could that woman do in those attires. But he later issued an apology by repeating his statement that he was talking about the environment at his home.


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PM Modi Launches Ken-Betwa River-Linking Project On The World Water Day 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen World Water Day 2021 to launch the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain” campaign in a video conference where he will start the Ken-Betwa Link project. 

What is the Ken-Betwa Link project?

Developed by the Jal Shakti ministry and states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, it is first-ever river-linking project in India. The river-linking will allow carrying water from the surplus areas to parched areas. 

What is World Water Day?

PM Modi chose March 22 to launch the first-ever river-linking project as a mark of celebration of World Water Day and to show his solidarity with the theme of World Water Day 2021. The theme is to “support the achievement of sustainable development goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030” and river-linking is the first big step towards this direction. 

What is the history of World Water Day?

In December 1992, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to observe World Water Day and decided to celebrate World Water Day every year on March 22. The first World Water Day was celebrated on March 22, 1993. Since then, March 22 is celebrated as World Water Day across the globe.

How to celebrate World Water Day 2021?

This year, the celebrations will be limited to virtual summits due to the pandemic situation. People can visit the website of the United Nations to participate in online conversations about the value of water for the people. They can use #Water2me and #WorldWaterDay to engage in online discussions.  

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Real Sociedad vs Barcelona 1-6: See How The Seven Goals Were Scored

It was a thrilling performance by Barcelona that was playing under the Anoeta curse but it looked that the curse turned into a blessing for the Barca who scored 6 goals against 1 by Real Sociedad. 

The First Goal….

Barca got a breakthrough after an extended period of pressure from the host. In the 35th minute, Antoine Griezmann picked a rebound shot by Ousmane Dembélé saved a great shot by Jordi Alba but Antoine Griezmann to score the first goal of the match.

The Second Goal….

The match was in the 43rd minute when Lionel Messi played a perfect ball to Sergiño Dest who lost no time in scoring the second goal of the match.

The Third Goal….

In the 53rd minute, Jordi Alba gave a hurried shot to Dest to allow the American to score his second and the third goal for Barca.

The Fourth Goal….

In the 56th minute, Lionel Messi picked the ball from Busquets and shot it into the goalpost for his first and the fourth goal for Barca.

Goal Disallowed….

Ousmane Dembélé played a nice shot past Remiro but the goal was disallowed as he was far offside and the same had been confirmed by the VAR.

The Fifth Goal….

But nothing could stop Ousmane Dembélé in the 71st minute when the Frenchman took a beautiful solo run to deliver his second and fifth goal for Barca.

The Sixth Goal….

The Real Sociedad scored got its only goal in the 77th minute when Barrenetxea displayed a fantastic game.   

The Seventh Goal….

Captain Lionel Messi scored the sixth and the last goal of the match in the 89th minute when he found Jordi Alba and Riqui Puig racing ahead with the … Read the rest

Canada’s Brookfield Tops The List Of Forbes Global 2000 List For 2020

In April, the real estate sector witnessed a sharp decline in rental income with only 10% to 20% of mall retailers paying their rents according to CBRE estimate. 

Forecast for real estate market

Experts believe that the realty market will take months to recover. Even the strongest sectors like warehouses and shops and hospitality sector requires from 12 to 36 months in recovering. But some largest property owners of the world have big plans to make a comeback.

Brookfield making a huge investment

In early May, Brookfield Asset Management announced that it was mulling to invest $5 billion in realty. It owns 152 million sq. ft. of retail space and approximately 300 million of space including apartments, hotels and offices. The company said that it was looking for partners that can draw on its capital and expertise to stabilize and grow Brookfield’s business.

Last year, Brookfield Asset Management made most assets ($324 billion), accrued highest revenues ($69 billion), reported second-highest profit ($2.8 billion) and became the fourth-highest market cap ($51 billion). And with these figures, Brookfield became the biggest public real estate investment company on the planet for 2020. And it has been retaining the top position for three years now. 

Realty companies on the recovery path

Equity Residential delayed rent increase and stopped eviction for 90 days starting March. Simon said that it planned opening at least 100 malls by May 15 and Prologis offered deep cleaning and a reopening checklist to those who want to comeback.

Here’re 10 top real estate companies of the world

1. Brookfield Asset Management, Canada 

Sales/Profit: $69.109/$2.803 billion

2. American Tower Corporation, United States

Sales/Profit: $7.760/$1.905 billion

3. Prologis, United States

Sales/Profit: $3.537/$1.715 billion

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Elephant Toothpaste: Fun Experiment For Kids

Elephant Toothpaste is a foamy substance resulting in a chemical reaction between hydrogen peroxide and potassium iodide or yeast with warm water as a catalyst. But it resembles toothpaste being squeezed from a tube.

Popular science experiment

Also known as the “marshmallow experiment”, it is a popular experiment for kids to perform in schools and parties. Hydrogen peroxide decomposes after coming into contact with potassium iodide or yeast with warm water. While decomposing, it breaks down into hydrogen and water. The oxygen pushes the solution out of the container. 

Bubbles are formed when oxygen is trapped in the soap particles and the trapped oxygen forms a huge amount of foam that looks like a toothpaste being squeezed from a tube. Color is added to give it a dramatic effect. It is an exothermic reaction hence the foam produced is hot.


The foam that oozes out from the bottle in which the chemicals are mixed is too hot to touch hence shouldn’t be touched until it cools down. Children can do this experiment but only under the supervision of their guardians. 

You can try it at home with potassium iodide or yeast with warm water

Learn both the steps….

Elephant Toothpaste with potassium iodide

1. A clean and transparent plastic bottle for experiment

2. Hydrogen peroxide liquid 

3. Potassium iodide solution or yeast and warm water

4. Liquid soap

5. Color (choose any color including food coloring)

Learn the process

Arrange all the ingredients on a washable surface as you can see that the final product oozes out from the bottle and spreads on the surface.

1. Carefully pour the hydrogen peroxide liquid (50 ml) in the plastic bottle

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Coronavirus: Why The World Is Scared Of This Virus Outbreak?

The latest tally of coronavirus is 106 fatalities and over 4,000 infected worldwide. But the good thing is that the world has come together to contain the spread of the deadly virus. 

In India, the Union Health Ministry has already sounded alert at international airports and has asked its officials to do a thermal screening of those coming from China. Several cases of coronavirus from Delhi, Mumbai and other states have been reported.

Members of security wear facemasks inside the high-speed train station connecting Hong Kong to mainland China during a public holiday in celebration of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong on January 28, 2020, as a preventative measure following a virus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. – China on January 28 urged its citizens to postpone travel abroad as it expanded unprecedented efforts to contain a viral outbreak that has killed 106 people and left other governments racing to pull their nationals from the contagion’s epicentre. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images)

An emergency helpline number has been set up to attend to queries about the deadly virus. The call center is active 24×7. The Union Health Ministry provided information about the helpline number in a Tweet. Anyone looking for help can call 011-23978046. He will be directed to the concerned district and state officials for help. 

Let’s check what is this virus and where it came from


Origin of the coronavirus can be traced to Wuhan city in central China and it is suspected that the virus took birth in the crowded seafood market of the sprawling capital of Hubei province.

Understanding coronavirus

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Dua Lipa’s Fitness Secret

Follow Hollywood pop star Dua Lipa’s 15 Minute HIIT Exercise and get the Sculpted Abs like her

The Grammy Award winner Hollywood pop star Dua Lipa is not only famous for its vocal ability, but she is also famous for having achingly carving abs. She had an Amazing fitness physique and brand Ambassador of various brands like Adidas’ limited edition statement collection. She is a very busy woman but then also she has time to work on her abs. 

In some interviews, she told that “I have to do something very quick and fast, like 15 minute HIIT session. This is done before I start my morning. If I have got an early call time that I don’t want to be walk-up too early before I need to, to go and do the workout. So a high-intensity workout, shower, breakfast, and I am on my way”. So if you want to get the abs like Dua Lipa then you must try this 15 minutes HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training Workout) include with Lipa’s favorite exercise.

Do the following Fitness Exercises in Dua Lipa’s way-

Tips- In the start we want to tell you that you can reps you exercise as you want like 40 seconds and then rest for 20 seconds before moving onto the next exercise.

  • Runner’s Lunge Mountain Climbers- Start this exercise in this position and move left foot under the left shoulder and move forward your leg of the right side with stretched back. You can move your leading foot always outside your hands. Now jump with your left foot back and then bring left leg ahead. Keep your stare on the ground and keep switching your legs.
  • Russian Twists with Bicycle Legs- On balancing your tailbone lean
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All Saints’ Day: Why Is It Celebrated Next Day To Halloween?

November 1 is Halloween but how not many people know that the holiday precedes a religious festival celebrated as All Saints’ Day that comes just after the spooky day.

UK has been celebrating All Saints’ Day for centuries. Historians coincide the festival with the ancient Celtic festival Samhain that is considered the inspiration behind modern Halloween celebrations.

What is All Saints’ Day?

It is a tradition of honouring the all known and unknown religious saints’ throughout the history of Christianity. The root of the festival can be traced back to the 4th Century but it developed into a festival only 7th Century when Pope Boniface IVincluded all martyrs in the commemorations. 

In earlier times, All Saints’ Day was celebrated in the month of April but the date was changed to coincide with Halloween in the mid-9th Century. The objective of this day is to strengthen the bond between those in the heaven and those on the Earth. And for this reason, the people commemorate the departed souls by paying their tributes. This day is followed by All Souls’ Day on which people pay tributes to their family members and friends.

All Saints’ Day celebrations

It is a public holiday in Portugal and Spain. Portuguese children go door to door to receive cakes and sweets according to “Pao-por-Deus” tradition. In Mexico, the day is dedicated to children that spend the day in celebrating the departed souls. Other European countries like Italy, Germany, Poland and Sweden have developed a custom of visiting graves of deceased relatives and lighting candles on this day.

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The Google News AI Powered Mobile App Goes Bilingual

Google News is now bilingual. It is good news for people who speak two or more languages. There are over 60% of such newsreaders worldwide. This feature provides freedom from switching between different languages in order to get news covered elsewhere. 

Who is the beneficiary from this feature?

People who have moved abroad for study or work will be the biggest beneficiaries of this service. They would get international as well as local news from same page. Also, the update won’t impact other personalization preferences available to readers. Google will simply pull in more stories matching with the interest of the readers.

What is the story behind the Google News update?

The new feature is part of the larger revamp of the Google News product and destination website. Google announced that it was working on such a site during its developer conference in 2018. 

Highlights of the update

  • Google would leverage AI technology to select news stories
  • The AI technology would guide which stories to be featured first
  • New selection would be customized to suit the taste of the users
  • Doing away with “filter bubbles” that add no value to the news
  • Available across 141 countries and 41 languages
  • Exclusive for Google News app for both iOS and Android

When was the news app rolled out?

Google rolled out the AI version of its Google News app in last spring. Its objective is to help people get news in other languages so that they stay updated on specific issues. 

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Pune, Mumbai And Thiruvananthapuram Are The Least Polluted Cities In India

Supreme Court passed stern remarks over the deteriorating situation of air quality in Delhi and the emergency handling of the situation by both State and Central Government.

Highlights of the SC ruling

  • No room in Delhi is worth living
  • People aren’t safe even inside their homes
  • They are losing their valuable years to pollution
  • No need to show sympathy for farmers that burn Parali
  • Village head to Joint Secretary of the state should be held guilty for Parali burning incidents
  • SC summoned Chief Secretaries of Haryana and Punjab
  • Recommended 1 lakh fine on people doing construction activities despite ban
  • People find littering streets should be fined Rs. 5,000
  • SC questions success of odd-even scheme in Delhi
  • The pollution level is so high that even GRAP failed to bring respite to population of NCR

SC asked worth of odd/even scheme

Delhi government has allowed people to travel via taxis, autos and two-wheelers during odd-even days. Since these automobiles also add to pollution, the usefulness of applying odd-even scheme is doubtful. SC sees little benefit from this scheme.

Why did GRAP fail in Delhi?

Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority suggested Graded Response Action Plan failed that helped Beijing in fighting pollution failed in Delhi for two reasons.

  • Delayed response
  • Half-hearted measures 

Beijing was once one of the most polluted cities of the world is now out of the list of 200 most polluted cities. In Delhi, the government applied GRAP only when the pollution reached the severe level that is 500 AQI. But Beijing applied GRAP at 300 AQI. 

Is early intervention the key to success in battle against pollution?

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