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COVID-19: UK PM Boris Johnson Becomes The Latest Victim & 'Get Well Soon' Messages Pour In

In an unfortunate development, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the latest victim of the deadly Coronavirus, which has already infected more than three lakh people and claimed the lives of over 20,000 people across the globe. 
In a video posted on Twitter today, the Prime Minister confirmed that he had developed mild symptoms that included âa temperature and persistent coughâ over the last 24 hours.  Therefore, on the advice of the chief medical officer, he took a test which unfortunately returned positive for COVID-19.  © Reuters The Prime Minister was last seen on Thursday, clapping for the healthcare workers, as part of a nationwide gesture to pay gratitude to the NHS staff. 
"It was very moving last night to join in that national clap for the NHS," his Tweet read.  âOver the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the governmentâs response via video-conference as we fight this virus. Together we will beat this.#StayHomeSaveLivesâ (sic), he added.  Over the last 24 hours I have developedmild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.

I am nowself-isolating, but I will continue to lead the governmentâs response viavideo-conference as we fight this virus.

Together we willbeat this. #StayHomeSaveLivespic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0RiâBoris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March27, 2020 The news was first reported by BBC journalist Laura Kuenssberg on her Twitter account which was followed by mixed reactions from the people.   The Prime Minister has testedpositive for Corona virus. He has mild symptoms and will self-isolate inDowning Street. but he will still be in charge of the government'shandling of the crisis.â Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak)March27, 2020Check out some of the mixed reactions here where people, largely, flooded Twitter with 'get well' messages. 
Oh christ. Get well soon Boris. Thecountry sends you all the very best wishes.â Mark Vipond(@markvipond) March27, 2020Hope he gets well soon ð¬ð§â Mike ð¬ð§ ó §ó ¢ó ¥ó ®ó §ó ¿ð®ð± (@GreatAlexandor) March27, 2020Quick recoveryBOJOâ KOECH K (@KOECHK) March27, 2020Glad the symptoms are mild prayingfor swift recovery @BorisJohnsonand that @carriesymondsstays safe and wellâ Dave W #FWEIWD (@faithrootsDW) March27, 2020 finally some goodnewsâ hi (@halfwrite) March27, 2020 He is another Prince Charles who gota test with mild symptoms while front-line NHS workers cannot gettested.â James Wilson (@per_incuriam) March27, 2020 Oh well, that's arelief.â Duncan Lundie ó §ó ¢ó ³ó £ó ´ó ¿ (@DuncanMhor) March27, 2020 The vile Left somehow think this isgood news. These are sad individuals not fit for our society.âStephen (@S__KETC) March27, 2020 Despite the current situation, he will still be in charge of the government's handling of the crisis, according to his Twitter message. Meanwhile, PM Modi has also sent his wishes to his British counterpart, praying for his speedy recovery. Dear PM @BorisJohnson,

Youâre a fighter and you will overcome this challenge as well.

Prayers for your good health and best wishes in ensuring a healthy UK. https://t.co/u8VSRqsZeC â Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 27, 2020

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How Dinesh Mohan, A 61-YO Model, Is Giving Younger Models A Run For Their Money With His Silver Beard

If you think you're late in starting out a new career, you're mistaken. Some people take a new career path when they're well in their 50s. Case in point, Dinesh Mohan. A model at 61 with a number of popular brands under him already, Dinesh has completely turned his career around. Now, he's known as the man with the silver beard. View this post on InstagramSame shoes..same pants..same me..so whatâs new???My attitude baby...my zeal my zest my zid to live again ...so these overpower and loom large over all other things..always and always look into my eyes..there you might find the programming of my soul#power #style #strong #daredevil #steelA post shared by (@dinesh.mohan.58)Dinesh Mohan, popularly known as @dinesh.mohan.58 on Instagram, worked with the Government of Haryana in the Education sector, before starting a career in modeling, Post his drastic career shift, he also changed his appearance. Earlier, what used to be a strictly clean-shaven face for him, has a glorious beard on it now. Take a look at his strong beard transformation here that deserves due credit. View this post on Instagram Story of my life...good looks is second..the first benefit is good health of eating intelligently..please donât let depression rule your life and health...FIGHT BACK #health #healthylifestyle #healthyfood #healthyliving #healthyeating #healthy #weightloss #weightlossjourney .. A post shared by dinesh mohan silverfox India (@dinesh.mohan.58) on Jan 27, 2020 at 8:08pm PST View this post on Instagram Shadows donât chase me any longer since I came out of the Dark and chased them away #brave #fearless #calm #life #lifestyle #lifeisgood #livelifetothefullest #livelifetoitsfullest A post shared by dinesh mohan silverfox India (@dinesh.mohan.58) on Feb 27, 2020 at 6:35pm PST Starting the new journey in Dinesh's life came at a point wherein he realised that he wasn't content with his life. In 2013, he voluntarily retired and decided to change his way of life. This conviction went a long way.  He started taking care of his skin, hair, and beard. This is apparent when you see his Instagram posts. His beard would any day give most men a run for their money. While maintaining a beard anyway is no easy job, maintaining a stunning silver beard like that comes with an elaborate beard grooming routine, which we think he's followed through diligently to get here.

View this post on Instagram Be comfortable in your own skin..we all have flaws just learn to celebrate those and turn them into your brownie points..#goodmorning #goodvibes #life #love A post shared by dinesh mohan silverfox India (@dinesh.mohan.58) on Mar 8, 2020 at 7:28pm PDT Here's a campaign ad, wherein he clearly is rocking his beard with the ethnic look. View this post on Instagram For @houseofsunilmehra ...with @gauravv.singhh ...was nice time shooting with him..#model #modeling #modellife .. A post shared by dinesh mohan silverfox India (@dinesh.mohan.58) on Mar 13, 2020 at 10:48am PDT Another close-up of his beard, he fondly calls himself the silver fox and now we know why. It is clear that his beard has become his signature. People recognise him because of it on Instagram. We wonder how many questions he gets in his Instagram DM on how he grooms his beard. View this post on InstagramBad boy ðªðªconceptualised and super editing by @abhinavkanyal_akclicks #picoftheday #pic #bad #badassedits #badassA post shared by (@dinesh.mohan.58) Look at how he effortlessly looks good in this blue suit, and clearly the beard adds an edge to the whole look. View this post on InstagramA little bird once told me YOU CAN...the bird flew back HOME and it took me a long time to fly again..but fly I did...#fly #flying #flyhigh #wings #wingsoffire #eagles ..A post shared by (@dinesh.mohan.58) He's convinced us that you can really turn your life around with a little persistence and a lot of hard work.
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Hacker Who Stole Xbox Series X Source Files From AMD Has Explained Why She Did It

AMD has announced that a hacker stole source files for several of its GPUs. This particular news was also bothering the Xbox division at Microsoft, because the stolen files also include information about the Xbox X series among other details. The stolen files contain details for AMD's Navi 10 and Navi 21 GPUs. According to The Verge, the stolen Arden GPU is the codename for the next-gen Xbox Series X console.  © Xbox It's also worth pointing out that the hacker has spoken to a publication to explain why she did it. According to her, the files, including the Xbox Series X files, were unexpectedly extracted from a computer/ server that she managed to hack. Yes, extracting these valuable files wasn't even her plan, to begin with.
However, after learning about the nature of the files, she decided to extract them to see if there's any lucrative buyer out there. So she essentially stole the files because they were simply sitting unprotected on AMD's systems. AMD seems rather calm and composed about the whole situation. The company said the stolen graphics IP is not core to the competitiveness or security of their products. They're planning to sue her for what she did, but the hacker doesn't seem to be bothered at all. © YouTube/ Austin Evans "I havenât spoken to AMD about it because I am pretty sure that instead of accepting their mistake and moving on, they will try to sue me. So why not just leak it to everyone?" she said.
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7 Times Rana Daggubati�s Sense Of Style Was Better Than Bollywood Actors

We have said it a number of times, and weâll say it again -  when it comes to fashion and style, our Southern stars often give our Bollywood actors a really tough run for their money. Heck, there have been times, when they outclassed some of the best-dressed men of Bollywood, and that too, by a margin. And if there has been one southern actor who has time and again raised the bar, as well as the temperature using his sense of fashion and style, it has to be Rana Daggubati.
© Instagram/ranadaggubati It does not matter whether he is playing the villain or portraying the lead role, there is simply no denying the fact he has an alluring and enchanting presence on the screen. And, if we consider his airport looks, and his public appearances, he carries that same personality and presence, with the same grace and panache. 
© Instagram/ranadaggubati Of course, over the years, we have come to love the manner in which he carries his beard. We have seen it at all sorts of lengths, and to be very honest, we actually kinda dig the various ways he has groomed his beard.
© Instagram/ranadaggubati One of the best things about Rana is his towering height. At 6â3â, it is actually much easier for him to pull off certain kinds of clothes and silhouettes. This sense of machismo was at times further accentuated when he had that broader shoulder and a body frame that was indeed intimidating. However, ever since he has lost that bulk, he actually has been managing to pull off pieces in a better way. Here are just some instances from the countless number of times when Rana Daggubatiâs style, simply killed it. A rare picture where instead of his now iconic beard, he donned a rather simple pornstar moustache. Oh, and those rimless glasses with that classic, black suit and white shirt? Simply timeless. © Instagram/ranadaggubatif A sort of monochromatic outfit, with that black and white stripey suit and that black shirt, this outfit works rather well for Rana, in every way. His already tall and leaning frame gets highlighted better.
© Instagram/ranadaggubati The bliss of an understated, properly vintage frame design sitting well with your face shape, is a joy only a few people are aware of. Rana surely is one of them.
© Instagram/ranadaggubatif With this well-structured suit in a rather unusual colour, Rana looks as suave as a man can be. Plus, that timepiece and that printed pocket square, along with that turtleneck shirt just adds to the appeal of the ensemble.
© Instagram/ranadaggubatif An outfit that is quintessentially smart casual, we love how using just the right kind of accessories, the ensemble gets lifted higher. A rather technical seeming watch, paired again, with, a very vintage looking pair of sunglasses.
© Instagram/ranadaggubatif One of those rare images where Rana can be seen without a beard. Well almost. We particularly like the manner in which the stripey grey shirt has been given a whole new dimension with the basic blazer. Again, a watch just gives it the touch that is needed.
© Instagram/ranadaggubatif A denim shirt with a mandarin collar and a blue pair of jeans makes Rana look rather dapper. We particularly like the slit pocket with the button on the shirt. As commonplace as it may seem, it gives the outfit a character. And again, minimalism with the accessories is sort of his signature move.
© Instagram/ranadaggubatif Seriously guys, we all should be taking notes from this man. 
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13+ Artists To Tune Into This Weekend Because God Knows When We�ll Attend A Gig Next

While COVID-19 hasnât shown any mercy whatsoever to several industries around the world, one of the worst-hit happens to be the previously-thriving culture of live music, all across the worldâs biggest and smallest venues. Quarantine concerns have decimated all chances of people gathering together in spaces to catch their favourite acts - itâs a shockwave thatâs disrupted the workflow and incomes of your neighborhood singer-songwriter to Grammy-winning, global stars. Not quite fun for those of us whoâd prefer to spend our evenings at rock gigs or dancing them away alongside our favourite DJs - fortunately, not all is lost. After musicians began sharing bite-sized sessions with their fans on social media to keep spirits up, several more have begun to take the quarantine in earnest and organise livestream concerts of sorts - a trend previously championed by Chris Martin of Coldplay thatâs now something of a necessity for artists all over. âSo many people are dealing with a lot of stress right now, trauma, anxiety, all those things,â shares musician John Legend. âAnd they donât know what to do. And a lot of musicians and artists and entertainers are unable to go out and do the thing that we do best, which is perform live at venues with lots of people,â he told The Associated Press. âSo weâre trying to find ways to stay in touch with people and give them some love.â
Here are some acts taking place over the next few days for all you music lovers that you just canât afford to miss - starting off with International acts and moving into Indian ones:
1. Elton John © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM.
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/
2. Hozier © Reuters Saturday, March 28th, 12:30 AM.
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/hozier/?hl=en
 
3. Alicia Keys © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM.
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/
 
4. Diplo © Reuters Saturday & Sunday, March 28th & 27th, 8:30 AM. 
Monday, March 30th, 1:30 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.twitch.tv/diplo
 
5. The Backstreet Boys © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/ 
 
6. Billie Eilish & Finneas OâConnell © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/ 
 
7. Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/ 
 
8. Mariah Carey © Reuters Monday, March 30th, 6:30 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.fox.com/live/ 
 
9. Miley Cyrus © Reuters Saturday, March 28th, 12:00 AM. 
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/mileycyrus/  
10. Armaan Malik © Reuters Sunday, March 29th, 5:00 PM. 
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/representmgmt/ 
 
11. Lisa Mishra © Facebook Sunday, March 29th, 5:00 PM. 
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/representmgmt/ 
 
12. Naezy © BreezerVividShuffle Sunday, March 29th, 5:00 PM. 
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/representmgmt/ 
 
13. Ankur Tewari © Ankur Tewari Sunday, March 29th, 5:00 PM. 
Livestream link: https://www.instagram.com/representmgmt/ 
 
While the biggest international acts were super-proactive in keeping the music running for their fans, many of our favourite Indian artists are dedicatedly keeping the torch burning.
If youâre a fan of massive music festivals, Bacardiâs NH7 Weekender, which celebrated an epic 10th anniversary last November, returns over the upcoming weekend to keep the party going on at home. So maybe itâs time to break the bar open and keep spirits high, with acts such as Abhish Mathew's standup, electronica maestro FKJ and many more additions pouring in through the weekend. Check it out below, and make sure to stay tuned for more updates:
View this post on InstagramHey there Weekender Warriors - Presenting our lineup for BACARDÃ NH7 Weekenderâs first #HappyAtHome stream. Today from 6-9pm, tune in for a special digital edition of the happiest music festival. Who are you tuning in to see? Tune in here on Instagram Live from 6-9pm. Or if youâre on @indiatiktok - tune in to see Ritviz and SickFlip stream live at https://www.tiktok.com/@nh7dotin #bacardinh7 #DoWhatMovesYouA post shared by (@nh7dotin)If however, youâre the type that prefers a good whiskey and some fine jazz or blues to unwind after a chaotic week, The Piano Man Cafe (TPMC)has kept itâs legendary streak of artists going on throughout the lockdown, with live acts from some of the most talented musicians in the country featured on itâs Facebook page.  If youâre looking for the best music live stream in the country right now, look no further than Socially Distanced Drinks, hosted by TPMC founder Arjun Sagar Gupta. The jazz pianist and restaurateur has been reaching out to maestros such as Aaron Parks, with Germanyâs Rainer Pusch streaming this Friday and Ankur Tewari (who weâll revisit for his own livestream) coming up on Saturday. 

If youâre looking to catch more music than conversation with young Indian musicians, the Club is also hosting In Conversation With⦠for those of you making a dream list of gigs to catch when normal life resumes. Want more updates on live music through the lockdown? Let us know in the comments!
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Irreplaceable James Bond Guns Worth Rs 1 Crore Stolen In London & We Wonder Who The Villain Is ?

If youâre a fan of the James Bond Franchise, you know that a few weeks ago, the 25th Bond movieâs trailer dropped and it will be Daniel Craigâs final stint with the franchise as James Bond. While we are still recovering from the fact that the film, which was earlier supposed released in April 2020 has been pushed to November 2020 due to the outbreak of the pandemic, some more shocking news related to the franchise has shooked fans. Recently, five guns which were used in James Bond movies, got stolen from a house in North London.  © Eon Productions The guns included the last weapon used by actor Roger Moore while playing 007. Sounds like a plot twist in a Bond movie itself right? The shocking part is that the burglary has been estimated to be around Rs. 92 lakhs ( around 100,000 pounds) !
© Eon Productions The guns that have been stolen include the Cheetah Pistol used in the Die Another Day, Beretta Tomcat pistol with laser attachment and LIama 22 which were also used in the same film. Others included Walther PPK which appeared in the movie A View To A Kill and a Revolver Smith and Weston 44 Magnum from Live and Let Die. Now, this cannot get any sadder! Inspector Paul RFidley said, "Many of these items are irreplaceable. For example, the Magnum is the only one in the world ever made in which the whole gun is finished in chrome. It has a six-and-a-half inch barrel and wood grips. The Walther PPK was the last gun used by Roger Moore in A View to a Kill." © Eon Productions Also, the neighbors saw three burglars who drove away in a silver vehicle and took the guns along. Hereâs what people have to say about it- 'Gun'dey log ! â ஸà¯à®°à¯ ராமà¯ð®ð³ (@NothingwhenIgo) March 27, 2020Q furious after James Bond firearms stolen, https://t.co/iTg9APCMYK â Svetlana (@RealSLokhova) March 27, 2020The #Bond gun was stolen by #Russia-n spies to inflict reputational damage on #MI6 (or/and MI5?) and western democracies.

New #JamesBond movie plot right there!

Btw, how are the #Skripal-s? I hope #covid-free.

#007 #DeepState â aanpakkuh (@aanpakkuh) March 27, 2020It sounds like a scene out of the movie itself. We hope the police find and recover all the guns soon. 
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�Ramayan� Is Coming Back On DD National & People Can't Wait To Relive The Good Old Days

People asked for it, and their wish actually came true. As the lockdown progresses, people are looking for anything and everything to keep themselves occupied and entertained for who knows how many more days. The need of the hour is for people to stay home and only leave to get essentials during this pandemic. Well, what better way to keep people from leaving the house and glued to their televisions, than a show that literally did just that back in the day, even without the lockdown? I'm, obviously, talking about Ramanand Sagar's iconic show Ramayan. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced that the show will be retelecasted on DD National starting tomorrow. Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of 'Ramayana' from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 in DD National, One episode in morning 9 am to 10 am, another in the evening 9 pm to 10 pm.@narendramodi
@PIBIndia@DDNational â Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 27, 2020Now that this is back on popular demand, people have some more requests. Sir instead of mahabharat and ramanaya.. request you to telecast shakthimaan and captain vyom â à®®à¯à®¤à¯à®¤à®°à®à®©à¯ பனà¯à®©à¯à®°à¯à®à¯à®²à¯à®µà®®à¯ (@mutharasan1825) March 27, 2020 Hmm. Great move, just Make the night program timings a bit advance so that it can really be evening, maybe 7.30 to 8.30pm, so that family can sleep in time & get up early, healthy lifestyle habits. â CA_Kantijain à¤à¥à¤¨ (@kanti_salecha) March 27, 2020 Okay then. Excellent decision! Even Mahabharat should be started. After all PM himself said this is a 21 day Mahabharat against #COVID â Cavutur Ashok kumar (@CavuturK) March 27, 2020 Sure. Thank you Sir for all your guidance and support in making this happen at this time https://t.co/Jz4LaGuMTJ â Shashi Shekhar (@shashidigital) March 27, 2020 More requests. Thank u @narendramodi ji for Ramayan
We also want this generation to watch "Mahabharat "& "Chanakya"
Let Indian kids learn about their civilizational wisdom and get rooted in their roots
It's their right & your civilizational duty as the "Pramukh" of this huge Bhartiya familyð» https://t.co/GDCSLgezjR â Ritu (सतà¥à¤¯à¤¸à¤¾à¤§à¤) #EqualRightsForHindus (@RituRathaur) March 27, 2020 Bring back everything. Sir @DDNational has produced brilliant shows like â Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, Dekh bhai Dekh, Khandaan, etc in the late 80âs - 90âs. Would request you to re-telecast them. https://t.co/Cv4vUZV2Sc â Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) March 27, 2020 Yes, please. On public demand can you please provide N95 masks to all healthworkers in the govt. sector? https://t.co/mvBQMl8yQn â Discourse Hacker (@Shudraism) March 27, 2020 Not enough. I have sent you a request for more please! There are still 24 hours in a day𤣠https://t.co/Vt0enL2OiV â SUHEL SETH (@Suhelseth) March 27, 2020 Of course. Please restart #mahabharat #महाभारत as well as a 90's kids we all will love to see it again https://t.co/SHBRxCcGmn â à¤à¤²à¤°à¤à¤¾ Shaikh (@Alarazashaikh) March 27, 2020 That's nice. I remember we had a colour tv and our neighbours used to come to our home to watch this on a Sunday morning! This is pure nostalgia! Sharing it on @RadioMirchi so that it reaches all :). Thank u! https://t.co/UAXQ1llzsP â Sayema (@_sayema) March 27, 2020 Everyone's excited. I told my father two days ago that DD is planning this & he was so excited for this. He'll be Happy man to hear this! #Ramayan #Lockdown https://t.co/JfOWcAfn73 â Shweta (@imshwetta) March 27, 2020
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8 Simple Tips For Surviving Week 3 Of Social Distancing For People Who Live Alone

As important and effective social distancing will turn out to be, it is also extremely difficult to keep calm during this lockdown. Everyone from the news channels to your neighbours from the balconies are talking only about this pandemic. In times of such crisis, stress and anxiety can make it all the more hard for us to cope. Keep it calm and peaceful with these tips about things to do. __ECOMLOOKS__341__ __ECOMLOOKS__342__ __ECOMLOOKS__343__ __ECOMLOOKS__344__ __ECOMLOOKS__345__ Stay Away From Conspiracy Theories © iStock While we stay at home, our imagination tends to run wild. Jumping from one conclusion to another and reading so-called “conspiracy theories” can lead to a lot of unnecessary anxiety. It's best to not read them at all, no matter how interesting they sound. __ECOMLOOKS__346__ Deep Cleaning  © iStock We never get time to deep clean our house in our day to day life - especially if you don't live with your family. Now is the time. Put on a quarantine playlist and get going. It's great exercise and also a great stress reliever.  Online Wishlisting © iStock People call shopping therapeutic for a reason. If you are a usual busy bee, a great way to put your anxious mind at ease is by shopping online. You may not be able to get deliveries instantly, but you can surely wishlist your favorites. It will keep your mind busy in the best way possible. Explore More:
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Why WrestleMania 17 Match Between The Rock & Stone Cold Solidified Their Legacy In WWE

WWE WrestleMania 36 is less than 10 days away now, and we have decided to relive some of the best matches and moments that took place in the history of the biggest stage in the pro-wrestling business. #WrestleMania = TOO BIG FOR JUST ONE NIGHT.

â ï¸ @FightOwensFight vs. @WWERollins

â ï¸ @WWEAleister vs. @fightbobby

â ï¸ #UniversalChampion @Goldberg vs. @WWERomanReigns

â ï¸ @IAmEliasWWE vs. King @BaronCorbinWWE pic.twitter.com/zTOYlOMrVI â WWE WrestleMania (@WrestleMania) March 24, 2020 Weâll begin the series with the match that solidified the rivalry between two of the greatest wrestlers of the âAttitude Eraâ in Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock.  Random match appreciation Tweet.

Stone Cold Steve Austin vs The Rock at WrestleMania 17 for the WWF Championship is so freakin great. I love this match so much... It's just incredible. pic.twitter.com/XKSlQn2Ar6 â Kyle (@kyle_bardin) December 16, 2018 The âNo Disqualificationâ match for the WWF Championship title, which was with The Rock at the moment, was made highly prestigious thanks to some brilliant storytelling, some nerve-wracking promos and some nail-biting in-ring performances by the two stars. According to the narrative, Vince McMahon had made Stone Coldâs then-wife Debra Marshall The Rockâs manager, whoâd get in harmâs way every now and then, because of the fact that The Rock was the champion. Stone Cold was also portrayed as this hungry fighter who wanted to take the title away from his rival by any means necessary. McMahon, himself, was an active part of the storyline and had made the lives of the two wrestlers an absolute hell. The brand took its sweet time building up to the match at WrestleMania 17. There were promos in which Stone Cold would offer The Rock a can of beer with an unusual animosity in his eyes, then there were times when The Rock was ready to strike the Texas Rattlesnake with the âRock Bottomâ but whenever the two were found to be sharing the ring, theyâd always end beating each other up. And then came judgement day. It was a brawl which felt as if the two wrestlers wanted to hurt each other truly and badly. There was blood dripping down from both their heads, they were finding it difficult to breathe because of how long it went for, but somehow, they managed to keep the audience on their toes. The commentary done by legends like Jim Ross and Paul Heyman sold the match as if Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson had somehow managed to go head to head. After they tried everything, stole each othersâ finishers and strangled each other with all the submission locks in the world, entered Vince McMahon.  When Austin asked McMahon to bring him the steel chair, that is when he changed into a heel in this storyline. Heâd go on to smash The Rock in the head with the chair a couple of times followed by a barrage of chair shots to his back before finally pinning him and winning the title. 
This not only made Austin the champion but also made The Rock look extremely powerful. It is because of moments like these that this rivalry is still considered to be the best the company would ever have to offer.  The true fans of the profession will completely appreciate how massive this match was for both their careers and also for the company that made millions from it. 
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Here's How Air India Has Helped Hundreds Of Stranded Indians Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

Mass evacuations are nothing new for Indiaâs flag carrier airline. Way back in 1990, Air India helped save over 100,000 lives by coordinating the Gulf War evacuation, a mass-scale effort that lasted 59 days and cemented the airline in record books and even the silver screen in 2016âs Airlift. Medical evacuations are quite a different ballgame, however. Earlier this February, flights 1348 and 1349 from Wuhan to Delhi marked a major achievement for Air India, as it successfully planned and executed its first ever medical evacuation across the airlineâs 73-year history. Hereâs how it went down, and how Air India plans to conduct itâs next coronavirus mission to and from Tel Aviv, Israel. The Game Plan © Reuters Caption:The aircraft used to carry the mission out were a pair of Boeing 747s, staffed by 15 cabin crew members and two sets of pilots.
Presiding over the Wuhan mission and present on both flights was Captain Amitabh Singh, Director of Operations, Air India - the very man behind wartime evacuations from Iraq, Jordan & Kuwait. Despite having barely a day to rescue 647 stranded Indians, Singh was confident in the capabilities of his 20-man team. "Fortunately,â remarked Singh, âsince Air India has always been involved in a lot of evacuations, we have a team that is always ready and we just had to pick up the phone and tell the team that this is the operation." The first challenge came as a result of the Chinese authoritiesâ airport schedule, which forced Air India to plan for an 8PM CST landing - meaning that time was of the essence for the departure crew in Delhi. âBoth the flights left Delhi at 12.50 in the afternoon,â continued Singh. âThe first time the aircraft was on the ground for six-and-a-half hours in Wuhan while on the second flight we stayed for eight hours and 15 minutes. Those who were operating the special flights were only allowed to go till the aerobridge.â What Happened In Wuhan © Reuters Caption: Staff wearing protective suits wait to check passengers boarding flights in Wuhan.
While getting to Wuhan was the easy part, Captain Singhâs main challenges would stem from the fact that the Chinese city was under total lockdown - meaning that no supplies, medical equipment or spares for the aircraft would be available to him. The solution was simple - Captain Singh manned the aircraft not just with cabin crew and a team of equipped medical professionals - the aircraft also carried engineering staff with spares, commercial staff to calculate load once the airliner was ready for takeoff, a pair of doctors and dispatchers who had to coordinate with Air Traffic Control. After landing in Wuhan, the local Indian Consulate began to coordinate with Captain Singhâs team - sending evacuees in batches to the airport as the aircraft was refuelled and system checks were conducted. Finally, a systematic three-layer check was carried out by the medical team before allowing any of the evacuees home - flights 1348 and 1349 were clearly not interested in taking any chances. In Flight Clinic © Reuters Caption: A view of the Boeing 747 carrying out an emergency stop at Mumbai airport.
Hereâs where the unique design of the Boeing 747 came into play, and why it was chosen by Captain Singh for the mission - take a look at the photograph above. Behind the smaller Boeing 777, the 747 looms at a towering 64 feet, owing to its double decker design.  While the upper floor on the aircraft was reserved for the pilots and cabin crew, the first-class section underneath the cockpit was reserved for doctors and engineers. The doctors for both flights were separately selected from Delhiâs Ram Manohar Lohia and Safdarjung Hospitals. Even after the stringent screening process, the doctors set up a makeshift clinic in the aerobridge which carried all the evacuees - giving the passengers information on their situation and instructing them on how to wear facemasks and the hygiene standards they would have to maintain in order to curb the virusâ spread. Soon after, India would repeat this feat by rescuing 263 Indians from Italy, which has the second highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. The Tel Aviv Operation © Reuters Caption: A single orthodox Jewish man goes through Tel Avivâs deserted airport.
Following Prime Minister Modiâs lockdown announcement this Tuesday, the Indian Pilots Guild and Indian Commercial Pilots Association wrote a joint letter to the PMâs office, asserting their support and willingness to carry out operations regardless of the pandemicâs scale. "Air India as the national carrier has always been proud to fulfill a myriad of diverse and challenging missions, whenever required by the government to fulfill this obligation," it read.  The letter echoes the sentiment behind a mission thatâs currently underway at the time of writing this piece - flying 300 stranded Israelis to Tel Aviv, and returning with Indian nationals stuck in the Israeli capital. While the number of Indians weâll be seeing at Delhi airport after the flightâs return was not divulged, the aircraft chosen was a Boeing 777, which as per Air Indiaâs specifications, can fit upto 368 passengers. Air Indiaâs next evac mission is to evacuate about 20,000 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia, which has 900 cases confirmed - officials have not shared any more details. Itâll prove to be the airlineâs biggest evacuation challenge since the Gulf War. Thankfully, we definitely have the best man for the job.
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7 Things To Know About The �Hot� Doctor Who Spent Rs 37 Lakh On Masks & Makes Videos On Covid-19

Remember, Dr Mike from YouTube? Mikhail Varshavski, commonly known as Doctor Mike, is a Russian-American celebrity doctor in Osteopathic medicine, who got Insta-famous after being popularly tagged as #HotDoctorMike on social media.  Here are a few things you should know about him that range from his fight against the Coronavirus, his YouTube channel, his style aesthetic to his social media clout: 1. With a current fan following of 3.6 million on Instagram and 5.3 million on YouTube, Doctor Mike is using his significant clout for good in the times of the Coronavirus pandemic with informative videos that ask people to stay alert, not anxious. View this post on InstagramA post shared by (@doctor.mike) 2. Dr Mike, aside from his career in medicine, started a YouTube channel wherein he tries to make medicine more familiar to his audience.  To make things interesting, he reviews medical dramas and breaks them down in terms of what they present accurately and what is fiction. We're talking major shows like Grey's Anatomy, House, The Good Doctor, Scrubs to name a few.  Here's one of his famous videos: 3. His fan following has made eerie comparisons of him with onscreen fictional doctor 'McDreamy' from Grey's Anatomy, courtesy of his spiffy style that we get to witness on Instagram. 4. In fact, these days, amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, he's doing everything in his reach to fight the pandemic. He was one of the first ones to put up videos on the outbreak with constant updates. 
5. This was followed up with a doctor's perspective on the frontlines and how it's poles apart from what politicians have to say about Covid-19.
6. Other than that, his quest to get N-95 masks for his colleagues worth 50,000 dollars are popular videos on Covid-19. 7. If you haven't already noticed, one of the reasons why he has a huge fan following is because of the way he cleans up when he's not in his scrubs. In fact, for other fellow doctors, he's no less than an inspiration.  View this post on InstagramA post shared by (@doctor.mike) As of now, he's busy with patients on the frontlines in hospitals and also making videos for the rest of us (whenever he gets the time) so that we know as much as we can about this pandemic.  We hope to see the pandemic ending soon, so that doctors like him get the well-deserved break that they need at this point.
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TikTok User Who Licked Toilet Seat Tests Positive For COVID-19 & People Are Calling It 'Karma'

To leave a bad taste in (oneâs) mouth has been stretched a little too far in this case, quite literally! At a time when the world is dealing with a deadly virus outbreak, there are people who are licking toilet seats for fun sake. And the result? Well, a TikTok user, called GayShawnMendes aka Larz, based in California recently claimed that he is admitted in the hospital after he was tested positive for coronavirus as he was part of the 'Coronavirus challenge' that involved the licking of a toilet seat.  A kid who licked toilets as part of the #CoronaVirusChallenge says he's now in the hospital with coronavirus. @gayshawnmendes was also just suspended from twitter pic.twitter.com/lfG2NBlTrs â Pardes Seleh (@PardesSeleh) March 23, 2020This news of him being hospitalised came just a few days after he took part in that bizarre challenge putting his life and his loved onesâ lives at risk.
According to report in Daily Mail, Larz posted the news on an account that now seems to have been taken down.  As abhorrent as the name sounds, this 'Coronavirus challenge' involved people on TikTok licking random objects, including toilet seats, grocery store products and many more things. People on social media were angry and utterly disgusted with this act of sheer foolishness. Check out some of the reactions here: I am unclear if this means he won or lost the challenge. â All Hearing Ear (@1AllHearingEar) March 24, 2020 And these toilet stickers will get respirators before someone else's grandparents will. Remember that â independant librarian Sidney Anderson (@SidneyAnderso16) March 23, 2020NO SYMPATHY! I'm just pissed the MFer is taking up space when someone more deserving should be in the hospital â Big F (@MrFFW) March 24, 2020I canât think of anyone who deserves to get the coronavirus more â Kelly Campagna (@warriorwoman91) March 24, 2020 pic.twitter.com/vKPFSn3GPL â grandmatojosie2 (@grandmatojosie1) March 24, 2020 pic.twitter.com/V92nPhh0WS â Bruce Castillo (@ninerbro222) March 24, 2020Make stupid pay the hospital bill !!!!!!!!! â Thinker (@RayMacKinnon1) March 25, 2020Eating Tide pods, licking toilets, seriously WTF is wrong w/Gen Z?! Is this what growing up indoors online no fresh air or playing outside does to kids?? Serious question â Donna Bobana (@donnabobanablog) March 24, 2020 pic.twitter.com/XwJHBzEKiz â Enough (@wkayed57) March 24, 2020So the lesson that we take from this is to stay home, stay safe and NOT lick toilet seats or be a part of such mindless challenges!
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'Google Play Movies' May Offer Free Content & That Will Surely Help Us Survive The Lockdown

While coronavirus has people locked inside their homes, content streaming has reached its peak with a record number of people sitting in front of their TV and computer screens. In fact, a lot of people have come forward in support of the lockdown. Pornhub, for instance, has decided to give away its premium tier subscription for free for a year to everyone. Likewise, it looks like Google Play Movies will soon let its users watch movies for free. While there's no official confirmation on this, we do have solid evidence to back this up from the folks over at XDA Developers. © Unsplash An APK teardown of the Google Play Movies apps by XDA has revealed a string of code that says, "hundreds of movies, just a few ads.â It's very obvious what Google is trying to do here.
Just like on YouTube how we get to watch almost all the videos for free by agreeing to watch the ads, Google Play Movies will also serve us free movies with ads in between. This ad-based model will let Google attract some eye-balls to the service and also allow the people to have something to watch during this lockdown period. As of now, it's not entirely clear as to how many ads will be served during these movies or at what intervals. But we're glad that Google has plans to explore this option. Not only will this allow a lot of users to check out Google Play Movies, but it'll also allow people to have some source of entertainment where they won't have to spend any money. We think it'll truly make Google Play Movies a viable source of content and a strong competitor in the market. We just hope the service lands soon.  Source: XDA Developers
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Farah Khan Gets Trolled For Slamming Celebs For Posting Workout Videos Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

It is a well known fact that Farhan Khan doesnât shy away from speaking her mind and sharing her opinions on social media. Farah took to Twitter to share a video where she has slammed all the Bollywood celebs who have been posting workout videos on social media. As all the gyms are shut during the lockdown, celebs like Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez have been sharing their workout regimes with their fans on their social media platforms. But, this hasnât gone down too well with Farah. Hereâs the video: The bigger epidemic.. work out videos!! donât make me feel worse pls! pic.twitter.com/NYs4tFwm3a â Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) March 26, 2020âIt's my humble request to all the 'celebrities' and 'stars' that please stop making your workout videos and bombarding us with it. I can understand that you all are privileged and you donât have any other worries in this global pandemic except for looking after your figures. But some of us, most of us have bigger concerns during this crisis," Farah said in her video.
She also threatened to unfollow the celebs who continue to share their workout videos. âSo please have mercy on us and stop uploading your workout videos and if you canât stop, then please donât feel bad if I unfollow you. Stay safe," she added. Well, it seems like it has completely backfired on Farah as people are now trolling her for her opinions on Twitter. People told her that thereâs nothing wrong if celebs are motivating their fans for keeping their health in check through exercises during this lockdown. There's nothing wrong in giving motivation to those netizen. Rather than they keep eating and watching tv, it's fine if they do the exercise and also house work. â Mira (@itskaytobeyou) March 26, 2020There's nothing wrong with motivating and entertaining people in such a situation, don't just crib for no reason. You can choose to not watch these videos. â Niraj purohit (@Nirajpurohit23) March 26, 2020Agar aap Nahi Karna chate hoo to maat Karo! Kyu dusre ko maat Karne ko bol rehe ho! â MONISHA ï¸ (@MojumdarMonisha) March 26, 2020As she said she can't post workout videos but needed attention since everyone is posting video so even she had to ! â Astha Agarwal (@astha_astha1396) March 26, 2020What's wrong in motivating people to work out ?! instead its the most productive thing that can be done at home,Good diet and exercise +Maintaining hygiene is the bets we can do sitting at home..This tweet makes no sense ! â Ãerlin//Andrés de Fonollosa (@SourabhAhuja18) March 26, 2020Oh pipe down!! These work out videos are there to motivate people to stay healthy, sitting at home all day isnât good for you!! â Gurpreet Dilvarh (@gdilvarh) March 26, 2020Do you agree with  what Farah has to say or do you think the tweet actually made no sense? What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments section below.
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7 Print & Television Fashion Ads That Were A Little Too Raunchy For The Indian Audience

Some of the advertisements that we have seen on television and in print are genuinely thought-provoking. Some of them are just blah, and really donât compel any action.   With that being said, there are a few instances where advertisers went a little too far and had our imaginations running wild.  © Unilever From the ones selling deodorants to the ones selling condoms, there have been a number of advertisements that were a little too hot to handle, especially for the time when they were launched.  Obviously, most of them were pulled down almost immediately, because of the number of police cases and social uproar that they caused. Still, they remained in the zeitgeist through the ages.  © Leviâs Here are some of the advertisements we have seen on television and print, that pushed the envelope a little too far when they were trying to sell us some basic fashion & grooming products. Apparently, the copywriters followed the proverb, âSex Sells,â a little too religiously: 1. Amul Macho Back in the day, Amul Macho had a number of campaigns with the catchphrase, âYe To Bada Toing Haiâ.  In one of the raunchier ones, a newly-wedded bride takes some clothes to a riverbank where the women of the community meet, bathe and wash their clothes.  What follows is a sequence of the bride orgasming and performing some gratifying innuendo like actions while washing the boxer, while the onlooking women look in disbelief. For the early 2000s, this was obviously a little too hot to handle. 2. Axe Deodorants Okay, this one just had to make the list. This notion that sex sells is perhaps best embodied by most of Axeâs advertising campaigns.  For the longest time, no matter what the variant of their deodorant was, all of their campaigns had one basic message - using our deodorant will make women lose their sense of inhibition and chase you like wild animals.  Hoards of scantily clad women, in bikinis or tattered clothes, would chase a guy all throughout a place, a city, a jungle or whatever you will, eager to âdevourâ him.  3. Set Wet Zatak This was another deodorant advertisement that was a little too hot for national television.   In this one, a newly-married woman is shown to be waiting for her husband on their wedding night, when she sees her neighbour using a deodorant. The bride starts taking off her ornaments and jewellery in a very suggestive and sultry manner and ultimately takes the wedding ring off, further suggesting some rather raunchy things.  Obviously, this advertisement was not taken well and was pulled, after a huge public backlash. 4. Fastrack Fastrack has been pretty forward with their branding, where the focus is essentially on the younger generation.  Back in the day, they featured a TVC where Virat Kohli, as a pilot, is being hit on a stewardess portrayed by Genelia DâSouza. The two get a little busy in the cockpit, after a rather raunchy back and forth. This, the ad says was the reason why autopilot was invented. Well, whatever the intent was, the TVC did not sit well with the masses, and certainly not well, with anyone who was a pilot, or a stewardess. 5.  Wild Stone Deodorants Yet another deodorant TVC that pushed the envelope too far, Wild Stone had run this campaign, albeit for a brief period of time.  Here, our âhunkâ steps out after applying the deodorant and bumps into a married Bengali woman. What follows is the woman, imagining the two of them âpassionately huggingâ each other, and making love. Although the sequence was shot rather artistically, and without getting vulgar, it still was considered a little too steamy for the regular television watching audience. 6. Calida © Calida We simply cannot mention Calida, and their print ad from 1998. Calida is a Swiss inner garment manufacturer who tried to establish themselves in India.  In the ad, we see Bipasha Basu, and Dino Morea getting a little amorous. Considering that this was before the turn of the millennium, and India still a rather conservative society back then, the advertisement did not sit well. 7.  Tuff Shoes © BCCL Finally, we have the poster boy of controversial Indian advertisements, the one from Tuff shoes, printed back in 1995. The print ad featured supermodel Madhu Sapre & Milind Soman and was shot by the ace Indian photographer, Prabuddha Dasgupta.  In the advertisement, the two models are wearing nothing but the sneakers, and have wrapped a snake around them. Apart from the hullabaloo from the self-appointed protectors of Indian culture, there was also a long drawn court case over the use of the python. We can only imagine the horror that would terrorise people when they were sitting with their families and these popped up on the television. Yikes!
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OnePlus 8, 8 Pro Specs Have Leaked & Here's What To Expect From Them

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak outbreak may have stalled things worldwide, it's safe to say that 2020 has seen kickass smartphones. We've already seen a ton of new phones that have come out so far this year, and the new OnePlus phones are next in line. While we don't exactly know when these new OnePlus phones will come out amidst all the chaos, we do have the specification details of the phones. Thanks to a tipster, we now have the complete specs of both the OnePlus 8 as well as the OnePlus 8 Pro. Here's everything that you need to know - OnePlus 8 Pro The OnePlus 8 Pro is said to feature a 6.78-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It'll be powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC and will have up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. As for the optics, the OnePlus 8 Pro is said to sport a quad-camera setup with two 48MP sensors, along with an 8MP and a 5MP sensor. © Twitter/ Ishan Agarwal In terms of the battery, the OnePlus 8 Pro is said to pack a 4,510mAh unit with support for up to 30W Warp Charging. This time around, the OnePlus 8 Pro is also said to have wireless charging and an IP rating. OnePlus 8 The OnePlus 8 will also be powered by the same processor and is expected to come with the same amount of RAM and storage. As for the display, the OnePlus 8 will obviously be a little smaller and hence it'll sport a 6.55-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. © Twitter/ Ishan Agarwal As for the cameras, the OnePlus 8 is said to sport a triple-camera setup which will include a 48MP sensor, a 16MP sensor, and a 2MP sensor. It'll have a 4,300mAh battery with support for 30W Warp charging, but there's no mention of wireless charging.
It looks like the OnePlus 8 will also miss out on the IP rating. All this is making the OnePlus 8 Pro look like a way better phone with major upgrades. Also, Oppo's Find series phones usually give us a good idea of what to expect from the upcoming OnePlus phones. So looking at the new Oppo Find X2, we think the OnePlus 8 Pro and the OnePlus 8 will indeed be something to look forward to.  Exclusive: They're coming! Here is the full specification list of the #OnePlus8 & 8 Pro. Seems like #OnePlus8Pro is gonna be a beast with 6.78" 120hz QHD+ Display and 48+48+8+5MP Camera Setup. Will have 30W Wireless Charging & IP68 Rating too. I'm so excited! #OnePlus8Series pic.twitter.com/j1AAo19q4J â Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) March 25, 2020 As mentioned before, we don't know when these phones will hit the market. There's a global pandemic going on right now, so it's safe to say that these phones won't be arriving anytime soon. Note: The header & social images are for representation only. That's not the final design of the upcoming OnePlus phones.
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Football Stars Show Gym Enthusiasts How To Maintain Fitness Levels Without Much Equipment At Home

Last December, 2020 was being looked upon as the year of sports as fans marked their calendars for major sporting events. 
But, in a matter of just a few months, the year 2020, that once held the promise of exciting sporting action, continues to leave sports fans frustrated and disappointed - all thanks to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threatening the very existence of mankind.  With travel restrictions, quarantine camps and curfews all around, the fast-spreading virus continues to heckle normalcy and traumatise people across the globe. The sporting world isn't alienated to the repercussions of the scary epidemic either. The sporting events have either been cancelled or suspended owing to the fast-spreading virus.  The month of March, especially in the football world, sets the tone for a thrilling season finale. Marking the beginning of a pulsating end to the season, this time of the year generally has all club football competitions reaching a befitting end with immense pressure on the participating sides to finish on a high. But, none of that is happening right now.  When you hear that there's no EURO 2020 or Copa America this summer ?? pic.twitter.com/at5GKexDS7 â Goal (@goal) March 17, 2020 Football leagues including Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Bundesliga amongst others have also been suspended as the countries continue to battle COVID-19. And, to rub salt to the wounds, the much-awaited Euro 2020 and this year's Copa America have also been pushed back by a year.  The lack of footballing action has not left just the fans, but also the players scratching their heads, wondering what to do with all the idle time at hand.  Forced to stay indoors due to contagion, while some have been busy taking up social media challenges, others are finding ways to keep their fitness levels in check and giving all gym enthusiasts a key lesson on how to remain fit at home.  Time For A Creative Leg-Day  Creative legday with the kids pic.twitter.com/GkrzNYz4Mw â Kevin De Bruyne (@DeBruyneKev) March 25, 2020
Sit-Ups 'Immobile' Style   View this post on InstagramOggi mi alleno con Mattia ð! E voi cosa state facendo ð§? Condividete il vostro hobby usando #HomeTeam. @adidas @adidasITA @adidasfootballA post shared by (@ciroimmobile17) Lewy Teaches New Push-Ups  View this post on InstagramHeavy trainings at home ððª #homeoffice #familytime #workoutA post shared by (@_rl9) Ronaldo's Crunching Crunches  View this post on InstagramNo excuses ð¤·ð»ââï¸ðªð»A post shared by (@cristiano) Get The Family Involved  View this post on InstagramFamily workout done! â @pilarrubio_oficial #SergioJr #Marco #Alejandro #FamilyGoalsA post shared by (@sergioramos) Change The Game  ???? https://t.co/g0R5SZyEcD â Jamie Vardy (@vardy7) March 2, 2020
Cycling With Cute Motivation  View this post on InstagramMy daily workout motivation ð§ð¼ Hard work gets paid with chocolate ice creamð¦#SM20 #NoemiA post shared by (@shkodranmustafi) Who Needs Weights?   View this post on InstagramMy greatest advice in life: âa little bit of wine is the solution to a lot of problemsâ #quarantainelifeA post shared by (@driesmertens) Seek Help From Your Furry Friend  The only training partner left when youâve got to #StayAtHome ????

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Lockdown: Over 15,000 Ltr Milk & 10000 Kg Vegetables Wasted As Delivery Agents Assaulted By Police

Amid the ongoing chaos across the globe due to the increase in the number of positive cases of novel coronavirus, people across the globe are left with so many questions and doubts in their minds. On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced a nationwide lockdown for 21 days until April 15 in a bid to control the spread of the deadly virus. So between the jigs and reels, many people including the law enforcement officials were unsure of how to tackle the current scenario leading to severe inconvenience in times of an unprecedented crisis.  Recently, e-commerce companies delivering essentials like groceries, medicines and food alleged that they are facing harassment by the police officials and security guards. As per the news reports, the online retailers have called for an urgent intervention from the government on the same.  Besides, a huge amount of fres produce had to be dumped because of the disruptions, they said. Speaking on the same, K Ganesh, promoter of online platforms like BigBasket, FreshMenu and Portea Medical, said in an interview with NDTV that over the last few days, policemen have abused, assaulted and in one case even arrested a delivery agent leading to huge disruption in their activities. "Even though the government has taken the right step and has been categorical in exempting essential services and have specified essential services like online delivery of goods, groceries, food, medicines and medical equipment, that message has not gone to the people down the line," Ganesh said. He added, "The cop there does not know that it's an essential service, he has no mechanism to allow and disallow somebody. In many cases, they are being harsh, they are beating uppeople. In Kerala, one of our health workers going to service a patient was arrested.” He further said, "People are risking their lives, please don't beat them up. Challan them. If people run away because their colleagues are beaten up, we cannot do anything. Don't beat up people trying to deliver goods and services.” Echoing similar sentiments,popular online grocery retailer Grofers and meat delivery platform FreshToHome, also said they were facing obstructions from local authorities in delivering as they were conforming to the coronavirus lockdown indiscriminately. Founder of Grofers, Saurabh Kumar tweeted that they are facing trouble in getting essentials delivered to people who need them as their warehouses were being asked to shut by the authorities. He wrote, “We @grofers are having a lot of trouble getting essentials to people who need them as our warehouses are asked to shut, and trucks and delivery partners are being stopped by the police. We apologise to our customers and are working hard to find a solution.” (sic) We @grofersare having a lot of trouble getting essentials to people who need them as our warehouses are asked to shut, and trucks and delivery partners are being stopped by the police. We apologise to our customers and are working hard to find a solution. — Saurabh Kumar (@theknownface) March 22, 2020 .@groferswarehouses cater to 5000 to 10000 orders daily so for every facility that gets shut we risk that many households venturing out for grocery buying. Hoping sense prevails here. We apologise to our customers again. We are trying our best to get all our facilities up. — Saurabh Kumar (@theknownface) March 23, 2020 He also wrote, “Despite assurances that grocery is an essential service and @grofers shouldcontinue to operate, police and local authorities continue to shut warehouses. All the proactive initiatives of govt and central authorities is going to waste because of overzealous enforcement agencies.” (sic) Despite assurances that grocery is an essential service and @grofersshould continue to operate, police and local authorities continue to shut warehouses. All the proactive initiatives of govt and central authorities is going to waste because of overzealous enforcement agencies. — Saurabh Kumar (@theknownface) March 23, 2020 Adding to that, another e-tailer Freshtohome said, “Home Delivery Associates are doing the job of Rashtra Rakshaks, serving a noble cause of delivering food and grocery, but across the country, we are facing hurdles in delivering orders, request you to declare home delivery as an essential service.@PMOIndia.” (sic) Home Delivery Associates are doing the job of Rashtra Rakshaks, serving a noble cause of delivering food and grocery, but across the country, we are facing hurdles in delivering orders, request you to declare home delivery as an essential service.@PMOIndia —Freshtohome - 100% Fresh 0% Chemicals (@myfreshtohome) March 23, 2020 The disruptions have led to severe wastage. In a message to customers, grocery and milk delivery website MilkBasket said it was forced to dump 15,000 litres of milk and 10,000 kg of vegetables. Sadly, it said it will not be able to deliver fresh milk in Gurgaon, Noida and Hyderabad even on Day 2 of the lockdown. @PMOIndia@cmohry@narendramodi@BJP4Haryana#milkbasketwhy milkbasket delivery guys are being harassed? Ain't milk and groceries considered as essentials? During the lockdown time, when there is so much of shortage of all the essentials, they had to dump 1000s of litres of milk pic.twitter.com/AnkC3XGMQN — Swati Walia (@Swati_w) March 24, 2020 Besides, the news report further suggested that takeaway restaurants are also facing a similar crackdown. Arjun Jaiswal, founder of Baking Bad, a pizza delivery chain in Delhi NCR, alleged that staff on two-wheelers were caned by the Delhi Police. Jaiswal told NDTV, "In the East of Kailash area in south Delhi, delivery boy riding bikes are being lathi-charged. In Noida, their phones were taken away while they tried to show proof. There is complete chaos." However, in the wake of the increasing reports of such incidents, the Modi government recently said it was taking necessary steps to ensure smooth delivery of the essentials. Also, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "We will issue e-passes to vegetable-sellers, grocers among others to ensure essential supplies during the lockdown." Furthermore, Gurgaon and Noida Police also tweeted that they had asked policemen to allow delivery services without causing any hindrance. All officers of Noida Police have been directed that following online delivery services @Grofers@milkbasket@bigbasket@Zomato@HarvestGold@easyday& @Spencershall be allowed to operate their services.#IndiaFightsCorona@Uppolice@CP_Noidapic.twitter.com/YQOMbtetcv —POLICE COMMISSIONERATE NOIDA (@noidapolice) March 25, 2020 #HaryanaPolicehas directed all CPs & District SPs to allow movement of essential goods & services including delivery boys of various eCommerce portals like Amazon, BigBasket, Zomato, Swiggy etc & those engaged in homecare treatment of patients@nsvirk@cmohry#CoronaStopKaroNa —Haryana Police (@police_haryana) March 25, 2020 PM Modi, in his televised speech earlier, requested people to refrain from panic-buying and ensured that there will be no shortage of the essentials. 
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A Practising Lawyer Points Out 7 Problems That Resulted In Delayed Justice In The Nirbhaya Case

The hanging of four Nirbhaya convicts on March 20 was widely celebrated across the country as they finally got what they deserved after years of legal battle that Jyoti Singhâs parents were brave enough to put up with. However, even with the capital punishment finally coming to pass, many people still believe that the true justice wasnât served. Given the seven-year delay in carrying out the death penalties, the mental harassment Jyotiâs family was put through over the years and with a main convict getting off scot-free because he was tried as a juvenile even when he didnât deserve it, dissatisfaction with the functioning of our legal system ran high amongst the masses. © Twitter Unfortunately, such is the level of disappointment that people have come to question the Indian legal system. Owing to its many loopholes and liberal extensions, it failed to live up to the expectations of the Indian society which saw convicts manipulating the law to serve themselves and evade punishment for years.
Keeping in mind these grave injustices and the shared frustrations amongst people, we reached out to Mumbai-based lawyer Arka Navle to get a few answers and understand why things went the way that they did. Problem 1: The âPerfectly Flawedâ Indian Legal System © Twitter DDNews Advocate Navle said, âIndiaâs litigation system rocks on paper, but it is nowhere close to being practical in reality. In this country, be it a rape case or any other, everyone involved must get a chance to fair trial. Both sides have to be heard. Thatâs the law. Even when things are out in the open, the crime and the criminal are known, the Indian legal system will still give a chance to both the parties to present their case before the court.â
So basically, in our country even an accused cannot be denied his right to life and personal liberty, because Article 21 of the Indian Constitution makes fair trial a part of life and personal liberty for all Indian citizens. Problem 2: India Loves Its âProcessesâ © Wikipedia Whether to serve the powerful and give them a chance to evade the justice system, or help lawyers earn their bread and butter, the Indian legal system has set procedures in place which cannot be jumped âfor anyoneâ, or so it says on paper.
âThere are due legal processes which have to be followed before a judgement can be passed by the court of law. Though you may fast-track certain special cases as and when those appear but thatâs it, others will have to follow the procedures given in the books of law,â the advocate said. Problem 3: The Nirbhaya Case Was No Special © Twitter Talking about the delay in carrying out the indictment of the Nirbhaya accused, advocate Navle said, âThe Nirbhaya case took seven years because they were following these very procedures. The case went from the Trial Court to the High Court and then to the Supreme Court - you have to follow the steps. Apart from that, even the accused had their own set of rights, and as we know all four of them did utilise them. Once those were exhausted, the final hanging verdict was given. Now the system is such that it allows people to exploit such loopholes and provisions given to accused, which we witnessed even in this case.â
Problem 4: Inherent Public Lethargy Rooted In Litigation Proceedings © Lawandotherthings(dot)com Advocate Navle also believes that lethargy in the public and within the system also adds to the extensive time taken in clearing cases. âThe legal systemâs approach as well as the mindset of people makes them hate the following-up process, which ends in cases getting extended for years.â  She gave the example of the entire litigation of Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace, the judgement for which was passed in the 90s but went on to become an Act years later only in 2013.
Problem 5: Lack Of Top Manpower, Lack Of Judges © Masterfile(dot)com Advocate Navle said that lack of judges in courts is perhaps the biggest factor thatâs adding to the constant delays. âThere are too many cases in court and not enough judges to hear and clear them. At times, hearing takes months because there is a heavy board. Now the trial processes are such that one litigation turns into five more litigations along the way, and eventually there are too many hearings to deal with, and with a shortage of judges the entire process ends up taking years at times,â Navle said.
In an official document presented by The Union Law Ministry in March 2018, the Ministry stated that on an average, India has only 19 judges per 10 lakh people, with scores of judgeâs seats in courts lying vacant. Problem 6: People Within The System Exploit It © Panorama Studios Advocate Navle also stated, âThe system is not completely flawed but people within the system are trying to exploit it to serve their own purpose. They knew the system, how it works and exploit it.â
However, she also added that the system cannot change on its own, but will only happen when people who are a part of it decide to change things. âNow while many of us know about the shortcomings of our legal system and want to change it, the majority of the lawyers donât want that to happen because a lengthy process ensures that money keeps trickling in for them over a longer period of time,â she added. © Benaras Media Works Besides, she said that the way the lawyers are treated in our country also adds to this woe. âIf lawyers had the benefit of getting some sort of monthly financial security, or some subsidies or relaxations to take care of their basic needs things may not have been that bad. They wouldnât want to keep things hanging if they know their sustenance wonât be under threat with a few closed cases.â
Problem 7: Bureaucratic Involvement In Matters Of The Court  © BCCL âJudiciary should be independent and is supposed to give checks and balances to the bureaucracy and the legislature but in practise it is highly influenced. If politics is taken out of the loop, things will surely get faster and quicker. Judges should be independent and unbiased, and work away from external influence.â
This interaction was certainly insightful, but if you feel thereâs more to it let us know in the comments section below.
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Why A Mentally Drained Glenn Maxwell Wanted To Break His Own Arm During World Cup 2019

Glenn Maxwell is simply one of the most talented all-rounders the Australian cricket team has ever produced. The brilliance with the bat and the ball has not only made him a big name in his own country but also earned him loads of memorable moments internationally and in the cricketing leagues of other nations as well. People love him as a player, as a competitor, as a person. But when in 2019, Maxwell decided to take a break from his duties as a cricketer to work on his mental health, he inadvertently transformed himself into becoming a beacon of hope for other athletes, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli, to come out and talk about the issues which bothered them mentally. JUST IN: Glenn Maxwell to take a short break from cricket after "experiencing some difficulties with regards to his mental health"

More to follow... pic.twitter.com/fe395p6AD9 — ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) October 31, 2019 However, Glenny's courageous journey wasn't easy. There were times when he would have preferred hurting himself over playing the game he loved so dearly. There were times when he was being excellent at what he's supposed to do - dominate on the field, but he felt no joy. In the Ordineroli Speaking podcast with Neroli Meadows, Maxwell opens up about what led to his decision to take that break from cricket and the days that followed. Talking about a day in the nets before Australia were to lock horns with South Africa during the ICC World Cup 2019, Maxwell said that his teammate Shaun Marsh and he were struck in the arm during practice. © Reuters "I knew he (Marsh) was in trouble when he came in, and immediately I felt bad for him. I just thought I hope he's OK, and if anything, I wish we could swap our news (suspecting Marsh's arm was broken)," he said. "We went to the hospital together and we were both sitting there, I think both hoping for opposite news. When I got hit, I was angry and a part of me was hoping (my arm) was broken. "I was like 'this is it, I just need a break'... I was thinking about things I could do on the way back to snap it. I had anger at other people and it didn't make sense, but I was angry at myself for not being able to produce at all this World Cup. © Reuters "I thought it would've been an easy escape because I felt like I was going to get dropped at some stage and I thought maybe this is the way." When in October 2019, Lasith Malinga's side made a visit Down Under for a three-match T20I series, Maxwell was at the peak of his form, well physically at least. He was swinging for the fences every delivery that came his way, who was bowling, it didn't even matter. In the first match, he smashed 62 off just 28 balls with seven fours and three sixes coming from the middle of his blade. He made it an easy sail for his side which won the match by 134 runs, he should have been the happiest man in the world but he felt nothing. #SLvsAUS 1st T20I
Glenn Maxwell scored 62 runs in 28 balls pic.twitter.com/1hPyS2oF9T — 11CricketNews (@11cricketnews) October 27, 2019 "I batted so well, I got 60-odd off less than 30 (balls) and barely missed the middle...but didn't really enjoy any of it," he said. "You're taking down an international attack and just not enjoying any bit of it." This is when the cricketer decided that he needed to take some time off. It wasn't the easiest thing letting his teammates and his captain know that he didn't want to play for some time, even though he was physically fit. A mental health break wasn't seen as the most important thing to do. © Reuters "I was about to announce it to the group, they had no idea what was going on, I didn't even tell (Aaron) Finchy. I didn't want them to be distracted by what was going on with me. "I went over to him (Finch) and said 'I'm done, I'm going to have a bit of time off', and he said he noticed something was up. Once I told him, he was like, 'brave decision, well done'. "Once everyone left, I broke down into tears, it was more...that was the first time I showed any emotion...since the World Cup," he said. © Reuters This is when Maxwell became a symbol. People from all over the world, from his greatest rivals to the legends who served the team before him, everyone came out with their respective stories of mental issues and how they caved from dealing with it. Maxwell got a ton of support from the biggest names of the game. You'd think that that would have made his life a little easier, right? Think again. "Those next two or three days were probably the worst I'd had in the next six months," Maxwell said. “As much as support was great, it was also so confronting...I wanted to go further into my little hole and not come out. I felt like I was letting a lot of people down, I felt like I was taking an easy-out, I didn't know what I was doing," he said. © Reuters Sometimes, taking an easy way out is the best way to deal with things. Take a break, move away from work, think about yourself as well. That's what Glenn Maxwell did and when he made his return during Australia's Big Bash League, he was the same batsman who harrowed the opponents with his big hits. He was named in the BBL's 'Team of the Tournament'. He is now engaged, well over his mental health struggles and looking forward to new challenges in life. That is all a person could ask for, no?
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Doctors Cheering Themselves By Singing �Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein� Is The Dose Of Positivity We Need

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), whose epicentre was Wuhan in China, has forced the most powerful countries to bend their knees and face the pandemic. The contagious virus has already infected more than 4,71,000 people and claimed over 21,000 lives. In India, we have over 600 confirmed cases and the government is trying itâs best to curb in its initial stages before things go out of their hands.  © (Representive Image, Google - Labeled For Reuse) With increasing cases of Coronavirus infected patients in India, the doctors are working round the clock and they are the real heroes who are exposed to it and are risking their lives to make sure that others stay safe. Currently, with no vaccine available, people are restricted to stay at homes and every household is in a state of panic. Lack of sleep and ruthless hours mean the medical staff seldom gets time to eat, sleep or even breath in peace. A video is currently going viral on the internet which has a team of doctors from Rajasthan, who are treading COVID 19 patients, singing Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein to cheer themselves up. Well, this video is a perfect dose of positivity this morning. Hereâs the video:
View this post on InstagramHUM HINDUSTANI , ,what a song ,sung by our Real heroes .... At the epicentre of COVID 19 in Rajasthan Government Hospital in Bhilwara - Drs Mushtaq, Gaur & Prajapat, paramedics Mukesh, Sain, Gyan, Urwashi, Sarfaraz and Jalam are working 24*7 to beat Coronavirus. Take a bow, you are our true heroes! This is the spirit of new India ðð¼ðð¼ #CoronavirusOutbreakindia #RjAlokA post shared by (@oyerjalok) In the video, you cannot see their faces as they are seen wearing the gear  meant for doctors and nurses who are treating the infected patients. This heart warming video by the doctors can encourage anyone whoâs battling from this disease and the people who are feeling the anxiety pile up as they sit at home. To control the spread of the virus, PM Narendra Modi has announced a 21-day lockdown and all the preventive measures are being taken by the government to ensure that we battle this disease in a very efficient manner.  PM Modi has requested everyone to stay home and practice social distancing for a while as thereâs no other way to fight this disease. While staying home is turning out to be tough for many of us, we need to understand that this is the only way we can contribute in helping the country fight this pandemic.
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Odisha CM Announces 4 Months� Advance Salary For Healthcare Workers & Medical Staff Of The State

At a time when the entire world is reeling under having to cope up with an unforeseen situation due to a deadly virus, the least we could do is to show compassion to each other. All that it takes is a simple act of kindness and empathy to boost up one's morale during a trying time like this. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik showed commendable understanding and has announced the payment of four months' advance salary for doctors, nurses and other paramedical staff. Health personnel are the ones who are at a higher risk of contracting this virus as they closely work with the infected people day in and day out. According to the news reports, the doctors, nurses and all health personnel across the state will receive their salaries in advance for the months of April, May, June and July. The advance payments will be made in the month of April itself, the CM said in a video message. Appreciating the commitment of the medical professionals, Patnaik, in his video message on Twitter, said, "There is no comparison of your (doctors, nurses and other staff) selfless service to the people. I and the people of Odisha are with you and your families. I salute your spirit.â à¬à¬°à­à¬¨à¬¾ ବିରà­à¬§à­ à¬à¬® ଲଢà­à¬à¬°à­ ଡାà¬à­à¬¤à¬°à¬à­à¬ ଠାରୠà¬à¬°à¬®à­à¬­ à¬à¬°à¬¿ ପାରାମà­à¬¡à¬¿à¬à­à¬¸ ଠସà­à­±à¬¾à¬¸à­à¬¥à­à­à¬¸à­à¬¬à¬¾à¬°à­ ଲାà¬à¬¿à¬¥à¬¿à¬¬à¬¾ à¬à¬°à­à¬®à¬à¬¾à¬°à­à¬à­à¬ ତà­à­à¬¾à¬ ଠନିଷà­à¬ à¬¾à¬° ତà­à¬³à¬¨à¬¾ ନାହିà¬à¥¤ ମà­à¬ ଠମà­à¬° à¬à¬¡à¬¼à¬¿à¬¶à¬¾à¬¬à¬¾à¬¸à­ à¬à¬ªà¬£à¬à­à¬ ପରିବାର ସହ à¬à¬à¬¨à­à¬¤à¬¿à¥¤ à¬à¬ªà¬£à¬®à¬¾à¬¨à¬à­à¬ ନିଷà­à¬ à¬¾à¬ªà¬° à¬à¬¾à¬°à­à¬¯à­à­à¬à­ ମà­à¬ ସମà­à¬®à¬¾à¬¨ à¬à¬£à¬¾à¬à¬à¬¿à¥¤ ଠଦà­à¬¶, à¬à¬®à­à¬®à¬¾à¬¨à­ ସବୠà¬à¬ªà¬£à¬®à¬¾à¬¨à¬à­à¬ ସାଥିରୠà¬à¬à­à¥¤#IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/Jy3NaZQIio â Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) March 25, 2020Besides this, he also made an earnest appeal to the people to treat them with utmost affection and respect. He said, "They work day in and day out by sacrificing their comforts. Don't create hurdles for the doctors and hospital staff while they are working hard. We should all appreciate their dedicated service to the people."
âThose who do not behave properly with the doctors and other health personnel will be dealt with firmly. I have already directed the police to take action against such persons," Patnaik added. Meanwhile, as per the news reports, the Family and Welfare department of the state has decided to appoint doctors, nurses and paramedical staff, including retired persons, on a contractual basis in different state-run hospitals amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. According to a notification, they will be appointed on a short-term contractual basis for three months till June 30, which will be extended if required. A specialist will get Rs. 5,000 a day, while a medical officer with an MBBS degree will get Rs. 3,000 daily. Staff nurse, laboratory technician, pharmacist and radiographers will receive Rs. 1,000 every day. Odisha is setting a wonderful example of showing solidarity and support to the medical workers who are working day and night, risking and exposing themselves to the novel Coronavirus. Other states should learn by example and soon follow suit.
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