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Google Salutes Russian Military Surgeon Dr. Vera Gedroits With A Doodle

Google is celebrating the 151st birthday of Russian surgeon Dr. Vera Gedroits. Today’s Google Doodle is different as it carries a thanking note for Vera Gedroits for pushing the world of medicine forward against all odds.

Who was Dr. Vera Gedroits?

Vera Gedroits was born into a prominent family of Lithuanian royal descent in Kiev in 1870. Kiev was then part of the Russian Empire. In her late teens, she went to Switzerland to study medicine and returned to Russia to start her medical career. She first joined a factory hospital as a surgeon.

What was the biggest achievement of Vera Gedroits?

Vera Gedroits became a volunteer during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 and served the Russian army as a surgeon. She performed complex abdominal surgeries with ultimate precision in a converted railway car. It was an achievement because she worked with limited resources and under the threat of enemy attack. Later the Russian government adopted that procedure as the new standard. She also worked as a surgeon for Russian royals. On returning home, she became a professor of surgery at the University of Kiev … Read the rest

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Observe A Minute’s Silence Today At 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) For Late Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth II will bid a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, on Saturday, in a modest state ceremony with just 30 mourners including close family members. Only Meghan will miss the ceremony due to her health condition.

Funeral ceremony of Prince Philip

Millions of people will watch the final farewell to Prince Philip behind the stately walls of the Windsor Castle, west of London, on their televisions as the pandemic restrictions won’t allow a large gathering on the ground.

Members of the armed services, Prince Philip was associated with, will line a short procession route through to Windsor’s historic St George’s Chapel. His coffin will be borne on a bespoke Land Rover hearse repainted in military green. The Land Rover was designed by Prince Philip. The whole country will observe a minute’s silence on the stroke of 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) before the funeral begins.

Who was Prince Philip?

Prince Philip was The Duke of Edinburgh but he was lovingly called “the grandfather of the nation”. He was 99 years old and was suffering from a heart ailment and infection. He spent … Read the rest

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Harry Kane Is The Winner Of The Everton VS Tottenham Draw Match

It was a thrilling draw between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on Friday night when both the teams have to satisfy with equal points. But it was an interesting match though.

Two players scored four goals of the match

The thrilling point in the match came in the 25th minute when Harry Kane threw the ball into the goal leaving Everton keeper Jordan Pickford surprised about his move. But it was a short-lived job as Gylfi Sigurðsson equaled the score in the 31st minute. It was a penalty for the foul play by Sergio Reguilon on James Rodriguez. The first half ended with a 1-1 score.

Both the teams exhibited their eagerness to get a lead and it was Everton who first took the lead in the 62nd minute. Gylfi Sigurðsson again displayed amazing football in taking his team up 2-1 in the game. Now the pressure started building on Tottenham.

Harry Kane took the shot to the goal to equal the score and make a personal record. He scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season in the Premier League. Also, … Read the rest

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IPL 2021: Chris Morris Knocked Delhi Capitals While Batting For Rajasthan Royals

Chris Morris is the most expensive player this season and now he is the most sought-after batsman of the season. He proved his worth while batting for Rajasthan Royals (RR). He scored 36 off just 18 balls with the first match for RR while batting against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium.

Who is Chris Morris?

He is a South-African all-rounder bought by Rajasthan Royals for a record price of Rs. 16.25 crore. And he proved his worth by winning the match for RR. He batted so well in the last over that everyone started talking about his batting style on Twitter. He smashed two sixes and two fours in the last over and win the match for RR with two balls to spare. But he was denied a chance in the last match that RR lost to Punjab Kings.

What happened to Chris Morris in the last match?

In the last match, Rajasthan Royals needed 5 runs in just two balls to defeat Punjab Kings. Chris Morris was playing with skipper Sanju Samson when the skipper denied him a single and sent him … Read the rest

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Who Is The Surprise Character In The Falcon And The Winter Soldier?

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (TFATWS) is set to return for the much-awaited episode on Friday morning and this episode is going to be the biggest in everything. Also, there is much hype surrounding this episode.

Highlights of TFATWS episode:

• People saw John Walker/Captain America (Wyatt Russell) murdering a man on live camera with the Captain America shield in the last episode. And they are expecting something bigger in Episode 5. Since Episode 4 ended on the controversy, the fallout of the last moment could be massive on the upcoming episode.

• A fight scene between Sam/Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Bucky/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), and Walker/Captain America in the teaser hinted towards a confrontation between different groups in Episode 5.

• People are waiting for a “surprise character” reported by SlashFilm in Episode 5. Also, there is much mystery surrounding the surprise character. It won’t be … Read the rest

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Manchester United Enters European League Semifinals But Worried About AS Roma

Manchester United secured a place in the European League semifinals by beating Granada 2-0. It will now face AS Roma that seems a tough nut to crack. Also, the United manager has admitted that AS Roma had lots of history.

What did the Manchester United manager say about AS Roma?

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised AS Roma while saying that it was a club with lots of history. He said that United were in the semifinals and it felt like a property European tie because of AS Roma. But he exhibited confidence in his team by saying that they had done well against Italian sides before. He further said that they were going into that hoping to get to the final. If they could finish the season with a trophy that would be great, maintained Solskjaer.

How is the United manager preparing for the upcoming matches?

Solskjaer allowed Marcus Rashford to recuperate from his foot injury. The manager wants the striker to get ready for the Burnley clash on 18th April, Sunday. Also, he took Paul Pogba off after the French midfielder got … Read the rest