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How to protect yourself from deadly Coronavirus?

If you want to protect yourself from deadly Coronavirus then avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing and sneezing, the World Health Organization says. Other symptoms of this coronavirus include fever and shortness of breath. Severe cases can lead to pneumonia, kidney failure, and even death. Scientists are trying to create a vaccine for the new virus.

Sports

Simona Halep avoids shock defeat to reach Melbourne last 16

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep could have been the latest big casualty at the Australian Open but the fourth seed held on to her nerves. The last year’s Wimbledon champion beat Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva 6-1, 6-4 to reach the last 16 on Saturday. Serena Williams and reigning champion Naomi Osaka have already lost on Friday and second seed Karolina Pliskova became the third victim early on Saturday.

Baba Ramdev has said that he might not be required to show documents to prove citizenship
Politics

Baba Ramdev says he may not have to show required documents to prove he was born in India

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said that he might not be required to show documents to prove he was born in India; while speaking on fears among minorities about the CAA-NRC act. He also told he will visit Delhi's Shaheen Bagh and his visit would be a gesture of support to the Muslim community if there is an injustice against them. He said- I am not for anybody nor against anybody. I don't want Hindus and Muslims to fight'.

Technology

Donald Trump trolled after unveiling US Space Force logo, as it appears like Star Trek sign

United States President Donald Trump was mocked by Twitter users after he took to Twitter to unveil the logo of the US Space Force logo. A user pointed out that the logo appeared similar to the sign of the famous Star Strek. "Should've been consulting with Gene Roddenberry's lawyers," wrote the popular "Pourmecoffee" account. The tweet came after Trump wrote that he consulted Military Leaders before finalising the logo.

Supreme Court overturns bad lawto help Kaun Banega Crorepati save a crore
Entertainment

Supreme Court overturns "bad law" to help 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' save a crore

The Supreme Court has set aside a consumer forum verdict directing former promoters Star India and Bharti Airtel to pay punitive damages of Rs 1 crore for their alleged "unfair trade practice" in a contest telecast during season 3 of popular TV show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati. The apex court said that finding of the commission in 2008 of "an unfair trade practice" was "bad in law" and overturned the decision.

Business

Forex rose to USD 943, reaches a lifetime high of USD 462.16 billion: RBI's latest data

According to RBI's latest data, Forex rose to USD 943, will touch a lifetime high of USD 462.16 billion in Jan end. Last week, the reserves had increased by USD 58 million to USD 461.21billion. The rise in reserves was mainly on account of an increase in foreign currency assets, that rose by USD 867 million to USD 428.45 billion. The foreign currency assets include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of non-US units.

Miscellaneous

Tiger Global and Steadview lead $39 Million Series B round in LogiNext

Tiger Global and Steadview Capital have led $39 million Series B round in transportation automation platform LogiNext, valuing the six-year-old startup at about $100 million. The Mumbai and California-based startup have raised over $50 million across three rounds from the likes of Paytm and Alibaba Group. SoftBank’s early-stage funding arm SoftBank Ventures Asia was planning to foray into the Indian market via investment in LogiNext.