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The Kamala Harris pick: Geographic balance takes back seat to gender and race
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The Kamala Harris pick: Geographic balance takes back seat to gender and race

Praise for Kamala Harris’ potential impact came despite the fact that she failed, in her own 2020 presidential bid, to gain much traction among African American voters, who supported Biden over both her and the other Black candidates in the contest

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine to enter production, deliver first batch of doses in two weeks
health

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine to enter production, deliver first batch of doses in two weeks

The vaccine is given in two doses and will help people develop immunity to the virus for at least two years.

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor confirm they are expecting second child
entertainment

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor confirm they are expecting second child

Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan had their first child, Taimur, in December 2016.

Infectious coronavirus particles found in hospital air add to mounting evidence of airborne transmission
health

Infectious coronavirus particles found in hospital air add to mounting evidence of airborne transmission

The significant concentrations of virus found in hospital aerosols highlight the need to follow precautions like improved ventilation, experts said.

Israel Start-Up Nation sign Canadian Michael Woods as support for Chris Froome
sports

Israel Start-Up Nation sign Canadian Michael Woods as support for Chris Froome

Woods, 33, who won a bronze medal at the world championships in 2018, has signed a three-year deal, the team said.

For schoolchildren unable to access internet, gadgets in Tripura, govt to start neighbourhood classes
india

For schoolchildren unable to access internet, gadgets in Tripura, govt to start neighbourhood classes

A govt survey showed that 29% (94,013) of 3.22 lakh students in the state don't have mobile phones and 44% (1.42 lakh) didn't have access to television

Cheat codes, fixing, friendly software, how unfair practices operate in eSports
sports

Cheat codes, fixing, friendly software, how unfair practices operate in eSports

In the world of eSports, players are always attempting to find new and creative ways to give themselves an advantage. Here's a lowdown on the most common unfair practices prevalent in the eSports universe.

When stomach issues happen without a reason: What is functional dyspepsia and how to identify it
health

When stomach issues happen without a reason: What is functional dyspepsia and how to identify it

The exact cause of functional dyspepsia is unknown; however, experts suggest that the condition occurs due to functional abnormality in the muscles and nerves that control the digestive system.

Formula 1: Ferrari, Renault to appeal lenient punishment to Racing Point in 'copying' row
sports

Formula 1: Ferrari, Renault to appeal lenient punishment to Racing Point in 'copying' row

The Racing Point car has been dubbed the "pink Mercedes" because the team is accused of copying the part from Mercedes.

Apple rolls out first public beta of WatchOS 7: Here is how to download it
tech

Apple rolls out first public beta of WatchOS 7: Here is how to download it

This WatchOS 7 update comes with features like sleep tracking, hand-washing timer, watch face sharing and more.

IBPS RRB exam 2020: Revised exam schedule for Common Recruitment Process announced at ibps.in; exams to begin on 12 September
india

IBPS RRB exam 2020: Revised exam schedule for Common Recruitment Process announced at ibps.in; exams to begin on 12 September

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the revised tentative exam schedule for Common Recruitment Process for RRBs IX on its website - ibps.in

LaLiga: Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19, not in Champions League squad, says club
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LaLiga: Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19, not in Champions League squad, says club

Barcelona will face Bayern Munich on Friday in the quarter-finals of the mini-tournament being played in Portugal.

Women’s Champions League: Four Atletico Madrid players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of quarter-final
sports

Women’s Champions League: Four Atletico Madrid players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of quarter-final

Atletico said late Tuesday that the results came back positive after players, coaches and other team members underwent new tests in recent days

NCHMCT JEE 2020: NTA to hold hotel management entrance exam on 29 Aug; check nchmjee.nta.nic.in
india

NCHMCT JEE 2020: NTA to hold hotel management entrance exam on 29 Aug; check nchmjee.nta.nic.in

The results for NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam will be declared in the first week of September and the counselling will begin from the last week of September, 2020

A new way to monitor skin cancer: Scientists suggest a urine test could help track progression and treatment response
health

A new way to monitor skin cancer: Scientists suggest a urine test could help track progression and treatment response

A recent scientific breakthrough brings good news for people suffering from a particular type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma.

CoA releases norms for architectural education; option to exit course post 3 years introduced
india

CoA releases norms for architectural education; option to exit course post 3 years introduced

A Choice Based Credit System has also been introduced along with training experience in the eighth and ninth semester of the course

IPL 2020: CSK bowling coach L Balaji says senior players won't find it difficult to get back into groove
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IPL 2020: CSK bowling coach L Balaji says senior players won't find it difficult to get back into groove

Besides the skipper MS Dhoni, the franchise has in its ranks veterans such as Shane Watson and Dwayne Bravo.

How Ketan Mehta’s Oh Darling Ye Hai India, released in 1995, predicted the future of Indian politics
entertainment

How Ketan Mehta’s Oh Darling Ye Hai India, released in 1995, predicted the future of Indian politics

Mehta’s absurdist reimagining of India, despite its flaws, holds a mirror to the future of politics and social freedom.

PUBG announces 8.2 update with new weapon, decoy grenades and more
tech

PUBG announces 8.2 update with new weapon, decoy grenades and more

The new weapon to be introduced in the latest PUBG update is the MG3 Light machine gun.