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Twitter witnesses 900% increase in hate speech towards China due to coronavirus pandemic

According to a report by Israel-based company L1ght, it has come to public knowledge that the coronavirus pandemic has led to a 900 percent hike in hate speech toward China and Chinese people on Twitter. The report said that people who are forced to quarantine themselves due to the virus is expressing their mind on twitter through hateful comments towards China for spreading the virus globally.

Sports

Ben Stokes slams fan for IPL 2020 preparation remark

Ben Stokes had said that he is keeping himself ready for the Indian Premier League 2020 if it happens. However, his comments did not go down well with the fans as the England all-rounder faced some backlash. A Twitter user took a dig at Stokes and said ‘forget the money and limelight and think for everyone’. Stokes also didn’t like the advice and asked the fans to read the full interview and not just the headline.

Politics

Sorry, some people will die: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on coronavirus death count

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday questioned on Sao Paulo's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic and accused the state governor of manipulating the numbers for political benefits, without giving evidence for his claims. In a television interview, Bolsonaro said, "I'm sorry, some people will die, they will die, that's life, you can't stop a car factory because of deaths." Earlier he had called lockdown a crime.

Technology

Now go live on Facebook without phone or account

As most of the people are forced to quarantine inside their homes to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, demand for live video has increased. And considering the same, Facebook is allowing non-users watch live streams from mobile devices too which was until now only available on desktop.The feature is already available to Android users and will be rolling out to iOS in the coming weeks.

Entertainment

Her mother suffered a nosebleed: Angad Bedi on breaking news of Neha’s pregnancy to her parents

One of the most romantic couple of b-town namely Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are fully enjoying their married life. In an episode of Neha's chat podcast No Filter Neha, Angad revealed how tough it was for him to reveal about Neha's pregnancy in front of parents and that also before marriage. When Angad finally did that her mother even suffered a nosebleed out of stress and both were scolded.

Business

Indian Airlines in deep trouble of insolvency because of Coronavirus outbreak: IATA to Modi

Indian airlines declared itself in "grave and immediate danger" of insolvency. The IATA said to PM Modi that this is a result of disruption in air travel due to COVID-19. It also added that there has been a reduction of about 5.75 lakh jobs in the Indian aviation sector. The pandemic has caused a 9% loss in passenger volumes and US$2.1 billion loss in passenger base revenues for the Indian air transport market in the year 2020".

Miscellaneous

Patients recovered from coronavirus may have virus even after symptoms disappear: Research

According to a published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine prepared after assessment of 16 patients with COVID-19, who were treated and released from the Treatment Center, the coronavirus patients can still have the infection after the symptoms disappear. The study found that half of the patients released from the hospital, kept shedding the virus even after resolution of their symptoms.