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Veteran comedian-actor Jagdeep dies at 81

The Fact News Service An actor known best for his performances in Sholay, Bankelal, Qurbani, Shehenshah, and who contributed in more than 400 films has now passed away leaving a…

Punjab & Region

Mohali MLA distributes sanction letters regarding pensions in camps

The Fact News Service S.A.S. Nagar, July 9 Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, and Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu commenced the drive from the camp held in front of…

Nation

No community transmission of COVID-19 in the country: Dr Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday sought to quell fears of community transmission of COVID-19 in the country, saying there is no such thing yet.”During our discussions today, experts …

Politics

J-K: Rajnath Singh inaugurates 6 bridges built by BRO

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated six new bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the Jammu sector. These bridges have been built at the cost of around Rs 43 crores, the officials fu…

Sports

Karim Benzema completes 11 years at Real Madrid

Madrid [Spain], July 9 (ANI): Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema on Wednesday completed 11 years in the club. The French forward had arrived at the club on July 9, 2009.The player has developed many folds since joining Real Madrid and is the fifth-highest goa…

Entertainment

‘Glee’ actor Naya Rivera goes missing after boat ride with son

Washington D.C. [USA], July 9 (ANI): Authorities of the Ventura County have been searching for ‘Glee’ actor Naya Rivera since Wednesday (local time) after her four-year-old son Josey was found floating alone in a boat in Lake Piru. According to Fox New…

Business

BHEL commissions first solar PV plant for rail traction application

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 1.7-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant at Bina in Madhya Pradesh for the Indian Railways.The plant will directly feed power to traction systems of India…

World

Spike in coronavirus cases sparks fear of job loss in US aviation sector

Washington [US], July 9 (ANI): With the recent spike in coronavirus cases in the US, people are on the verge of losing their jobs and hence, their health insurance, The Washington Post reported.On Wednesday, the United Airlines announced that it may so…

Technology

Quibi reportedly lost 90 percent of early users after their free trials expired

California [USA], July 9 (ANI): The American short-form mobile video platform Quibi converted a little under 10 percent of its early wave of users into paying subscribers, says mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower.Of those users, only about 72,000 stuck …

Science

7 things to know about the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission

California [USA], July 9 (ANI): In less than a month, NASA expects to launch the Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Loaded with scientific instruments, advanced computational capabilities for landing, and other new systems, th…

Lifestyle

Study link certain jobs to higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

Sydney [Australia], July 8 (ANI): Workers in jobs that typically involve frequent climbing, heavy lifting, prolonged kneeling, squatting, and standing are likely to face an increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, according to a new study.Knee…

Health

How good gut bacteria help reduce the risk for heart disease

Ohio [USA], July 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now — the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease.The bacteria’s activity in the intest…

Travel

Study discovers main source of air pollution around schools

Washington D.C. [USA], April 22 (ANI): In a recent study, a worrying three-fold increase in air pollution has been observed around the school due to the vehicles lined up to pick-drop off children.Children facing air pollution during the daily school r…