Petrol Diesel Price Today: Know new rates for petrol, diesel in your city

New Delhi: There is a major relief for the common people on the inflation front. Government oil companies have announced the prices of petrol and diesel for today (January 20). Petrol and diesel prices have not changed for more than two months. State-owned oil companies have not changed fuel prices for the 78th day in… Continue reading Petrol Diesel Price Today: Know new rates for petrol, diesel in your city

Now use X-rays to detect coronavirus; 98% accurate, claim scientists

Glasgow: A team of scientists in Scotland has found a way to detect the presence of coronavirus infection in a person using X-rays. The test uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict the presence of the Covid-19 virus inside a person. Scientists at the University of West Scotland (UWS) have developed the test, claiming it is… Continue reading Now use X-rays to detect coronavirus; 98% accurate, claim scientists

Shaheer Sheikh’s father passes away due to COVID-19

New Delhi:  After suffering from a severe COVID-19 infection, actor Shaheer Sheikh’s father passed away. Actor Aly Goni confirmed the unfortunate news on his Twitter account. “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. May Allah rest uncle’s soul in peace bhai @Shaheer_S, stay strong bhai,” he tweeted. Shaheer’s father was on a ventilator. Two days ago… Continue reading Shaheer Sheikh’s father passes away due to COVID-19

Showers expected in several provinces

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Hambantota and Matara districts after 2.00 pm, stated the Meteorology Department. Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere over the Island. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western, North-western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts… Continue reading Showers expected in several provinces

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Spike in coronavirus cases among children admitted to LRH

By Rathindra Kuruwita The number of children admitted to Lady Ridgeway Hospital (LRH) with COVID-19 had increased during the last five to six days, Hospital Director, Dr. G Wijesuriya said. Dr. Wijesuriya said there were about 35 children now warded there with the disease. “We urge parents to be vigilant about their children. Be careful… Continue reading Spike in coronavirus cases among children admitted to LRH

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Spotify to launch CoComelon Story Time podcast featuring storybook classics

Stockholm: Spotify is expanding its user base by adding audio lineup for kids and families, including a new story-time show under an exclusive multiyear agreement with CoComelon. For the uninitiated, CoComelon is the YouTube children’s content powerhouse. A report by Variety said the latest ‘CoComelon Story Time’ podcast, which is CoComelon’s first spoken-word original programming,… Continue reading Spotify to launch CoComelon Story Time podcast featuring storybook classics

Zika virus can evade antiviral response of cell it attacks, says study

Evanston (US): A latest study on Zika virus conducted by Northwestern University scientists have discovered a key mechanism used by the virus to evade the antiviral response of the cell it is attacking.  This finding contributed to a better understanding of how viruses infected cells, overcame immune barriers and replicated — information that is essential… Continue reading Zika virus can evade antiviral response of cell it attacks, says study

You Won’t Believe How Much Navarro College Got Paid for Hit Netflix Series Cheer

It’s safe to say Netflix’s “Cheer” is a hit, but what Navarro College was paid per season definitely isn’t very cheerful. According to Sportico, who first reported the news on Wednesday, the community college only made $30,000 per season for their participation in the Netflix series. Per a copy of the rights agreement obtained by… Continue reading You Won’t Believe How Much Navarro College Got Paid for Hit Netflix Series Cheer