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Symptoms, Prevention And Causes of Yellow Fungus, Black Fungus And White Fungus | AIIMS Chief Explains

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Recently, a 45-year-old patient in Ghaziabad was found to have symptoms of Yellow Fungus. At a time, when the people of this country are already reeling under the rising cases of COVID19, black fungus and white fungus – there are reports of yellow fungus doing the rounds on the internet as well. This is only adding to the chaos and fear of people, who are way too distressed already. Recently, a 45-year-old patient in Ghaziabad was found to have symptoms of Yellow Fungus. What is Yellow Fungus? According to BP Tyagi, an ENT specialist quoted by ANI, Yellow Fungus is a deadly infection that starts internally so it is important to note any symptom that can help in early detection and treatment. It can even lead to organ failure and acute necrosis, according to a TOI report. Symptoms of Yellow Fungus According to Dr Tyagi, the symptoms of Yellow Fungus are: lethargy, lack of appetite, loss of weight. In severe cases, there could be: pus, wounds taking a long time to heal, malnutrition, org

Facebook, Twitter to Cease Operating in India From Tomorrow? Check Company’s Official Statement

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The new standards were acquainted with make online media stages like Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram - which have seen an exceptional flood in use in the course of recent years in India - more responsible and liable for the substance facilitated on their foundation. Facebook on Tuesday said it is attempting to execute operational cycles and expects to consent to the arrangements of the enhanced IT decides that happen from Wednesday, May 26 in India. The web-based media monster, notwithstanding, said it is as yet in conversation on a couple of the issues which need greater commitment with the public authority. The remarks expect importance as online media organizations are confronting the cutoff time of May 25 to agree with the new rules for computerized stages.  The new guidelines reported in February require enormous online media stages like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to follow extra due tirelessness, including the arrangement of a central consistence official

Belarus Dissident's Girlfriend Being Held On Suspicion Of "Crimes": Russia

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Sofia Sapega, a 23-year-old law student, was detained along with opposition journalist Roman Protasevich when their flight was diverted to Minsk on Sunday. The Russian girlfriend of a Belarusian dissident arrested with him when their plane was diverted to Minsk is being held on suspicion of crimes at the time of protests last year, Moscow said Tuesday. Sofia Sapega, a 23-year-old law student at the European Humanities University (EHU) in Lithuania, was detained along with opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, 26, when their Athens-to-Vilnius flight was diverted to Minsk on Sunday. The diversion, prompted by a supposed bomb scare, provoked a global outcry and Western leaders have been calling for both to be released. Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement Tuesday that Sapega was being held on suspicion of "committing crimes" between August and September 2020. That period corresponds with the outbreak of mass anti-government protests that ro

NASA Releases Picture Of Orion Nebula, Netizens Are Mesmerized

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A mesmerizing picture of the Orion Nebula, which is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth, was shared by NASA recently and it has left netizens captivated in its beauty. The Orion Nebula, also known as M42, is estimated to be 24 light years across. It has a mass of about 2,000 times that of the Sun. NASA Releases Picture Of Orion Nebula, Netizens Are Mesmerized The picture of Orion Nebula shows a burst of colours with glimmering stars, and soft clouds of dust and gas. NASA shared the photo on its Instagram with the caption: “Fun fact: inside this nearby stellar nursery is an action-packed bar! The Orion Bar, that is. Located diagonally in the lower left quadrant of this image, the Orion Bar formed by young, massive stars blasting ultraviolet light at the cloud of dust and gas from which they’re born, sculpting it into the shape of a bar." “More like a layered cake than your favorite watering hole, this location’s different zones will be studied for the first time b

CoviSelf Price, How & When to Use: COVID-19 Self Testing Kit To Be Available in Markets Soon

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CoviSelf Price, How & When to Use India’s first home-based rapid antigen testing (RAT) kit for COVID-19 has received the ICMR’s nod and is set to hit the shelves soon. The self-testing kit is called ‘CoviSelf’ and it is manufactured by Pune-based Mylab Discovery Solutions Ltd. CoviSelfTM(PathoCatch) COVID-19 OTC Antigen LF device has been validated and approved, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said. The ICMR also issued an advisory saying the CoviSelf kit should be used only on symptomatic individuals and on immediate contacts of laboratory-confirmed positive cases. When will CoviSelf kits be available in the market? CoviSelf, which helps people test themselves for coronavirus at home, is likely to be available in India in a week’s time. Also Read - All We Know About B.1.617 Covid Variant Which is Affecting Children in Singapore Mylab Director Sujeet Jain said CoviSelf will be available by end of next week in more than 7 lakh pharmacies and its online pharmacy partner

10,000 Packets Of DRDO's Anti-Covid Oral Drug To Be Distributed Today

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2-deoxy-D-glucose or 2-DG was developed by a DRDO lab in collaboration with Hyderabad-based pharma giant, Dr Reddy's Laboratories. An anti- coronavirus drug developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be launched today, with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh distributing around 10,000 doses to some hospitals in the national capital. The drug, called 2-deoxy-D-glucose or 2-DG, was developed by a DRDO lab in collaboration with the Hyderabad-based pharma giant, Dr Reddy's Laboratories. Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), the country's top drug regulator, has approved the medicine for emergency use. The medicine was found to be safe for COVID-19 patients in phase 2 trials, conducted between May and October last year. It was found to be effective in cutting short the hospital stays of Covid patients and reducing their supplemental oxygen dependence. A kind of pseudo glucose molecule in the drug stops the virus in its tracks, the defence bod

Narendra Modi Age, Height, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Narendra Modi Does Narendra Modi Smoke?: No Does Narendra Modi Drink Alcohol?: No He was born into a family of an oil-pressing community, which is considered as the Other Backward Class (OBC) in India. In his childhood, Modi wanted to join the Indian Army and tried to get himself enrolled in a Sainik School, but due to financial constraints, he couldn’t get admission in the Sainik School. At the age of 17, he left his house and travelled to different parts of India. Young Narendra Modi often lent his hands to his father’s tea-stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station. When his father died of Bone Cancer in 1989, Narendra Modi was on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. When he joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he was assigned to mop the floor at the RSS Headquarter in Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi was engaged to Jashodaben at a very young age. He doesn’t share his official residence with any of his family members. He undertook a 3-month course in the United States on

How to handle your re-entry anxiety as the pandemic recedes

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A lot of people have been asking me the same question lately: How can I cope with my re-entry anxiety? Folks are worried about how to stay safe while socializing; how to discuss their comfort level with loved ones or manage pressure from others to do something they’re not yet ready to do; how to deal with other people they encounter when they’re out and about. Some are concerned that their lives will become too busy or frantic again. Many say their worry doesn’t even have a specific focus—it’s become an all-encompassing, global anxiety. “Our brains don’t like change because they don’t like the uncertainty," says Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, who is the author of “ Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind ." For more than a year, we’ve followed certain routines—working and socializing from home, wearing masks and keeping our distance from others if we do go out—and we’ve become familiar with them. But

Covaxin Works Against UK Strain, Variant Found in India: Bharat Biotech

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Covaxin "produced neutralising titres (meaning the concentration of antibodies) against all key emerging variants", Bharat Biotech said. Bharat Biotech has said its vaccine Covaxin is effective against the aggressively virulent B.1.167 strain of Covid detected in India and the UK variant of the virus B.1.1.7. The study -- conducted by India's National Institute of Virology and the Indian Council of Medical Research -- has been published in a peer-reviewed journal, Clinical Infectious Diseases. Bharat Biotech said according to the research, Covaxin "produced neutralising titres (meaning the concentration of antibodies) against all key emerging variants". "There was a modest reduction in neutralization by a factor of 1.95 was observed against B.1.617 variant compared to vaccine variant (D614G). Despite this reduction, neutralising titre levels with B.1.617 remain above levels expected to be protective," read the excerpts highlighted by Bharat Biotech. &

Budget "Not Seen In 100 Years" Seen Wheezing From Second Covid Wave

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The budget aimed to revive Asia's third-largest economy via investing in infrastructure and health care, while relying on an aggressive privatisation strategy and robust tax collections. The annual budget in February was lauded by many and raised hopes it would drive a sharp economic revival, but there are now fears that its promise may fall flat as it did not account for a crippling second wave of COVID-19 infections. The budget aimed to revive Asia's third-largest economy via investing in infrastructure and health care, while relying on an aggressive privatisation strategy and robust tax collections - on the back of projected growth of 10.5 per cent - to fund its spending in the fiscal year. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India would not see such a budget in "100 years". At the time, a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive and a rebound in consumer demand and investments had put the economy on track to recover from its deepest recorded slump. The country is b

Govt Says Crypto Gains Tax taxable As Income

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Recently, the Government has issued a notice to all Cryptocurrency Activities which is to be recorded and regulated under the Proceeds of Currency Act, 1961. As many of you know, Cryptocurrency includes Digital Cash, Gox, Virtual Currencies and Mobile Phone Money in India. In other words, if you own Cryptocurrency in India, then you need to report it to the Government with every income report you file and if you are an exchange or an agent facilitating the exchange then you need to report it to the Government with your service fees. According to the latest circular issued from the Reserve Bank of India, which also covers other Cryptocurrency activities in India, the changes in the status of Cryptocurrency in India from restricted to unregistered status is not permitted. The circular also says that as per the definition in paragraph 1 of the Income Tax (Disability Tax Credit and Appreciated Capital Allowance), “the gains allowable to an individual for the period such as rent, mortgage,

PUBG Krafton brings a new game Battlegrounds Mobile India

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The most awaited Battlegrounds Mobile India game will be available for pre-registration starting May 18 for Android phone users. The Indian version of the PUBG Mobile game was developed by the South Korean-based company Krafton . This new game will be similar to the most popular game PUBG with minor changes and once again it targets the Indian game market. PUBG has been banned in India due to allegations and security issues against China. With this, the game developer tried several ways to reach India, but the Indian ministry and delegates strongly opposed the reentry of PUBG. Now with the revamped version the South Korean game developer enters India with the name of Battlegrounds Mobile India, it will be available only for India will provide a multiplayer gaming experience. Krafton releases the press statement, with exclusive in-game events like outfits and features and will have its own esports ecosystem with tournaments and leagues. Battlegrounds Mobile India Promo Watch the latest

Cairn identifies $70 bn Indian assets for seizing to recover amount due from govt

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UK's Cairn Energy has recognized $70 billion of Indian resources abroad for possible seizure to gather $1.72 billion due from the public authority - a move if effective will place India allied with Pakistan and Venezuela which confronted comparative authorization activity over inability to pay mediation grants.  The resources recognized reach from Air India's planes to vessels having a place with the Shipping Corporation of India, and properties possessed by state-claimed banks to oil and gas cargoes of PSUs, three individuals acquainted with the matter said.  These resources are across a few purviews, they said without giving further subtleties.  Cairn intends to move courts in the US to Singapore for capture of the resources without Indian government's refusal to respect a global intervention grant.  "The Indian government normally will challenge such seizure however to save the resources it might need to pawn cash identical to the worth of resources in some monetary

"#ArrestMeToo": Rahul Gandhi Tweets Covid Poster Critical Of PM Modi

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Leaders like P Chidambaram and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, too, criticised the Narendra Modi government over the arrests for putting up posters. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, along with a bunch of other Congress leaders, today hit out at the Centre over reports of several people being arrested in Delhi for merely putting up posters critical of the government's handling of the Covid crisis. "Arrest Me Too," Mr Gandhi tweeted today in both English and Hindi, along with the "white Hindi words on black background" poster that led to the arrests. It read: "Modi ji, why did you send vaccines meant for our children, abroad?" Arrest me too. मुझे भी गिरफ़्तार करो। pic.twitter.com/eZWp2NYysZ — Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 16, 2021 At least 17 people have been arrested by the Delhi police over posters that came up in the past few days in the capital criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The Delhi police, according t

Some Lesser Known Facts About Indu Jain

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Indu Jain was a well-known Indian entrepreneur and social activist. In 1983, she worked as the founder president of the FICCI Ladies Organization. In 1999, she was appointed as the chairperson of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Trust which was founded by her father-in-law, Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, in 994. The trust was established to promote literature in Indian languages. She founded ‘Times Foundation’ trust in 2002 to support various community services, operate a research foundation, and manage relief funds. In 2003, she helped in starting ‘Oneness Forum’ to promote unity in the world. She then worked as the chairperson of one of the largest media groups in India ‘Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd’ also known as the Times Group. As per various media sources, she had a deep knowledge of many ancient scriptures. Indu used to follow the spiritual gurus Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. She addressed the United Nations at the Millenium World Peace Summit in 2000. Her last wish was to

Centre's New SOPs To Battle Covid In Rural Parts Amid Surge

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The new SOPs outline the Covid containment and clinical management practices for rural and semi-urban areas. Village-level surveillance, tele-consultation with community health officers, and training in rapid antigen testing are among the several areas of focus in the Centre's new SOPs to battle COVID-19 as the pandemic gradually moves to the semi-urban and rural areas of the country. It is important, the SOPs suggest, to ensure that community-based services and primary health infrastructure in these areas are equipped to manage infections. "In every village, active surveillance should be done for influenza-like illness/severe acute respiratory infections (ILI/SARI) periodically by ASHA with the help of Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee (VHSNC)," the guidelines say. "Symptomatic cases can be triaged at village level by teleconsultation with community health officers, and cases with comorbidity/low oxygen saturation should be sent to higher centres,&qu

Black Fungus: What are the reasons for this? How to avoid it? AIIMS Chief told

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Dr. Guleria said, "Steroid abuse is a major reason behind this infection. There is an increased likelihood of fungal infection in patients with diabetes, covid positive and steroids. To prevent this, we must stop the steroid abuse." Suffering from diabetes Kovid -19 (Covid-19) patients are being given steroids during treatment, they Mukormikosis or "black fungus" (Mucormycosis or "black fungus) likely to be affected by much more. Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr. Randeep Guleria said that many hospitals are reporting an increase in this rare but fatal infection. He said, "Mucormicosis spores are found in soil, air and even food but they are less virulent and generally do not cause infection. There were very few cases of infection before Kovid-19. Now a large number of cases are being reported due to Covid. " Marking "steroid abuse" as a major reason behind black fungus cases, Dr. Guleria has urged hospitals to

Dogecoin Co-Creator Says Cryptocurrency Was Created in 'Two Hours,' Environmental Impact Wasn't Considered

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Dogecoin co-creator Billy Markus has said that he didn't take environmental impact into consideration while creating the cryptocurrency. Created mainly as a joke nearly eight years Dogecoin has now become a household name. This is partly due to the Shiba Inu-based meme currency itself, but the digital coin saw great popularity following endorsements from celebrities such as Tesla CEO Elon Musk and rapper Meek Mill. Musk once again tweeted that he strongly believed in "crypto," adding "it can't drive a massive increase in fossil fuel use, especially coal." Musk's tweet came after Tesla suspended the purchase of vehicles using Bitcoin (price in India), the world's oldest and largest cryptocurrency, in which the leading electric car manufacturer invested $1.5 billion (roughly Rs. 10,990 crores) earlier this year. The company further said that cryptocurrency is a good idea on many levels and it believed it has a good future but it cannot come at the &qu

Navneet Kalra (Khan Chacha Owner) Wiki, Wife, Age, Biography

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Navneet Kalra Wiki Navneet Kalra is a Delhi businessman who owns the Khan Chacha Restaurants. It is currently alleged that he doing the oxygen black market in the crucial time of the Corona Virus . Navneet is a successful businessman and explains his lifestyle on social media. They also photo of celebrities who visit his restaurants Town Hall, Mr. Choy, Ju, and the most famous Khan Chacha in Delhi's Khan Market. Navneet Kalra alleged oxygen black marketer (Khan Chacha Owner) Police have raided Navneet Kalra's restaurants and they found oxygen concentrators that were stored there for black marketing. With further seizure of 105 #OxygenConcentrator from Khan Chacha & Town Hall, 2 upscale restaurants in Khan Mkt, total 524 seized frm #blackmarketers Owner Navneet Kalra, also owns Dayal Opticals, is on run. Manager, 3 staffers arrested by #DelhiPolice SouthDist. Further raids on https://t.co/axlGhatoa8 pic.twitter.com/fE9E9oF3rM — #DilKiPolice Delhi Police (@DelhiPolice) M

Assembly Election Results 2021: All You Need To Know About Poll Results

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Assembly Election 2021 : The state polls are over in four states of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry. West Bengal voted in eight phases, Assam in three and Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry voted in a single phase on April 6. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Election Commission has restricted the entry of polling agents into the counting centres. The polling agents must have RT-PCR test certificates or both shots of the coronavirus vaccine. This year the Election Commission has banned victory rallies, after the results are declared, in a bid to control the spread of the deadly virus. Assembly Election 2021 Results: Date and Time  Counting of votes in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will start at 8 AM on May 2 The initial trends are likely around mid-day but the outcome will be clear only in the evening - around 5 PM.  While the trends may be clearer in the other states earlier; in West Bengal, the counting may take some t

China Plans to Land Its First-Ever Lunar Lander

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China plans to land its first-ever lunar lander by 2021. The country will use the asteroid belt for its test objectives. It is a huge space project; there will be some funding, and this mission is a stepping stone to the Chinese lunar program. China plans to use the asteroid belt as a testing ground for its LCC (LINE capsules) and lunar missions. This will also help China to learn how to use the space rock as a launch vehicle as well. China’s lunar program is in fact in place for decades, but it will take another decade to accomplish the goal of putting a man on the moon. The Chinese have been working on this for about ten years, but they are only now getting closer to realizing their goal. Plans are afoot to land an unmanned probe on the far side of the moon to gather data for future space exploration. There are even studies that suggest the possibility of using captured meteorites for a space habitat and base. China plans to land a lunar lander and lunar orbiter by around 2021. That

Is Microsoft Cloud PC Service An Answer To Chrome OS?

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Microsoft is believed to be developing two Windows 10X error messages in its Garage that may be introduced alongside the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The error messages are reported to be similar in style and content to the Windows blue screen of death. However, the error messages do not mention the name of the software causing the error as they have been termed as ‘the blue screen of death’. Microsoft Cloud PC Service may launch in June or later this year, according to a latest report by ZDNet. A recent report by ZDNet quoting sources said that Microsoft may launch its cloud PC service by June this year. This is despite the fact that a recent beta version of Windows 10X was released. Microsoft’s new service is rumored to run Windows apps in the background hence not requiring the user’s attention. Users can then use their desktop for other tasks, with some people saying they find the service very useful. One drawback cited with Microsoft’s new service is that it may be required more