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President Donald Trump Claims To Have Tested More Than India In Record Days

A triumphant Donal Trump announced that the US had carried out more tests for the novel coronavirus pandemic than 10 countries and this list includes India. The President Trump even went ahead to listing those countries and the number of tests the US had conducted.

President Donald Trump made a record testing

Mr Trump said that the US continued to make steady progress in its war against COVID-19 as he had tested 4.18 million people and that was a record. America had tested more than France, United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Austria, Australia, Sweden, Canada and India said Trump while speaking to media in White House.

Number of COVID-19 patients in the US

There are total of 764,000 patients in America but the total number of fatalities has crossed 40,000 mark. With 2,42,000 cases and over 17,600 deaths, New York has emerged as the epicentre of the disease. But the data over eight-day period revealed a decline of 50% in new cases in New York.

In his address to the media, Trump highlighted the progress achieved in other states that include Seattle, Detroit, New Orleans, Indianapolis and Houston … Read the rest

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Father Of UP CM Yogi Adityanath Admitted To AIIMS In A Critical Condition

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s father was admitted to AIIMS on 13 April due to deteriorating health. The team of senior doctors treating the CM’s father said that his condition was critical.

Yogi Adityanath’s father in AIIMS

According to sources, his father was brought to New Delhi situated AIIMS in a critical stage. He was suffering from kidney and liver problems at the time admission. Presently, he is kept on ventilator in the AB 8 ward of AIIMS. A team of senior doctors led by Dr Vineet Ahuja of Gastro department is supervising his condition.

Medical condition of Yogi Adityanath’s father

According to hospital sources, he was given dialysis on Sunday but many of his body parts have reduced functioning. The AIIMS sources said that his condition was very critical. But information director Shishir Singh said that he was on life support system and that the most senior doctors are engaged in is treatment.

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Centre Says No Flights Until Next Order

Hours after Air India announced booking of flights on selected domestic and international routes from May 4 and June 1 respectively, the government said that no decision on opening air travel was taken.

No decision on air travel yet

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said in a tweet the ministry clarified that no decision had been taken to open domestic or international flights and that airlines were advised to accept bookings only after a decision in that regard had been taken by the government.

Earlier the state-run career Air India that it wasn’t taking any booking for domestic flights till May 3, the last day of extended lockdown. Also, Air India denied booking tickets for international flights till May 31. It said on its website that the situation was being constantly reviewed and they would keep the travellers updated.

Air India planes had been in cargo duties on domestic as well as international routes including Chia that was the epicentre of novel coronavirus pandemic.

Air India flying cargo planes

On Friday morning, Air India B-787 aircraft left for Guangzhou In China from New Delhi. The flight was carrying … Read the rest

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Significance Of April 19 For India And The World

India is considered a superpower in the field of space. Developing the ability to hit the targets with precision from space was no less than a feat for India. Also, the world recognized its expertise of launching satellites. Today many countries approach India to launch their satellites at an affordable price.

Importance of April 19

April 19 has special significance in the history of India. It is the day when India sent its first satellite Aryabhata in the space. Launched with the help Russia, Aryabhata was the first scientific satellite of India.

1451: Delhi captured by Bahlol Lodi

1770: Captain James Cook reached Australia. He was the first western man to reach Australia.

1775: Start of American Revolution

1882: First maternity hospital in Calcutta started

1910: The Heli Puchal star was seen for the first time

1919: LesilieIrwin of America jumped from a parachute for the first time

1936: Anti-Jewish riots began in Palestine

1950: Shyama Prasad Mukherjee became the first minister to resign from the Union Cabinet

1971: India won Test Cricket series by defeating West Indies

1972: Bangladesh became a member of Commonwealth… Read the rest

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TVS Motor Company Will Make Norton Brand Of Motorcycles

TVS Motor Company announced acquisition of Norton Motorcycles of Britain in an all-cash deal of GBP 16 million. TVS divulged the details of the acquisition in a statement. It said that TVS was acquiring certain assets of Norton Motorcycles (UK) Limited through one of TVS Motor’s overseas subsidiaries.

Press statement of TVS Motor Company

Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company said that that was a momentous time for them at the company. Norton was an iconic British brand celebrated across the world and it presented TVS an immense opportunity to scale globally. He further said that the transaction was in line with their effort to cater to aspirations of discerning motorcycle customers.

Mr. Venu assured that Norton would continue to retain its distinctive identity with dedicated and specific business plans. TVS Motor would work closely with customers and employees in building the success and pre-eminence of the Norton Motorcycles brand. Also, he added that the company looked forward to growing together globally in the coming years.

The statement further reads that TVS Motor Company was exited about the existing and upcoming models of Norton Motorcycles. These include Commando, … Read the rest

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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