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78 Dead and 4000 Wounded in Lebanon Blast August 05, 2020 10:55

78 Dead and 4000 Wounded in Lebanon Blast:- Around 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate which was kept stored in Beirut port warehouse exploded on Tuesday and the capital of Lebanon, Beirut was left devastated. 78 people passed away in this massive blast and over 4000 people got injured. Around 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate was left in the warehouse for over years without taking any preventive measures said that Prime Minister Hassan Diab. The blast sent a huge mushroom shockwave and even the distant buildings got damaged after the blast. Cyprus which is located hundreds of miles away could feel the 3.3 magnitude earthquake. A video I received on WhatsApp of the scalr of explosion in #Beirut, confirming it was at the port. pic.twitter.com/bIkcyfsi0o — Bissan Fakih (@BissanCampaigns) August 4, 2020 The Prime Minister said that the storage of material was unacceptable and he ordered an investigation for the blast. He wanted the primary investigation to be completed in five days. The death toll is expected to rise as there are more bodies in the wreckage. The country's Health Minister Hamad Hasan said that there are more number of people missing and the rescue operations could not take place in the night as there was no electricity. The incident took place at 6 PM local time and the firefighting teams rushed to the scene. The cars, ambulances and the military vehicles rushed to the spot and they are packed with the wounded. The whole world is shocked by the incident and the videos surfaced on social media. The hospitals are filled with victims and many of them are severely wounded. The explosion damaged buildings across the city. (Video Source: Mahaa News)

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Historic Day: Narendra Modi to Lay First Brick for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya August 05, 2020 09:58

Historic Day: Narendra Modi to Lay First Brick for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya:- The historic bhumi pooja and groundbreaking rituals for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will take place today and the arrangements, preparations are going on full swing. Modi will spend three hours in the holy city and will lay the first brick for the construction of Ram Mandir. He will offer prayers to Ram Lalla before he heads for the groundbreaking ceremony. Four other persons along with Narendra Modi will share the stage due to coronavirus. 175 guests are invited for the historic event which will witness veteran politicians and Chief Ministers from various states. 135 priests will be present to perform the rituals and the entire ceremony will be telecasted live on Doordarshan. The entire Ayodhya city is painted in yellow and around 4000 security personnel are taking care of the security cover ahead of the groundbreaking event of Ram Mandir. 75 checkpoints are arranged and the roads are blocked. 144 section is imposed in Kalaburagi in Karnataka. The three-day Vedic rituals commenced on Monday and Narendra Modi will lay a 40-kg silver brick to start the construction of Ram Mandir. Modi will arrive Lucknow at 10:35 AM and will fly down to Saket Degree College in Ayodhya through a chopper. He will reach Ram Janmabhoomi by afternoon and will offer prayers in Ram Lalla temple.

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Dil Raju Plans Small Budget Flicks August 04, 2020 20:04

Dil Raju Plans Small Budget Flicks:- Top producer Dil Raju is one of the leading producers and distributors of Telugu cinema. He is into the big league but he has been producing and supporting concept-based films. After working with all the big stars, he is busy with his hands on various projects. After the arrival of coronavirus pandemic, Dil Raju shifted his focus on to small budget films instead of focusing on star studded projects. Dil Raju offered deals with all the directors he worked with and asked them to come with exciting scripts so that they can work on a profit sharing basis. The films will be made on budgets less than Rs 10 crores and the directors would be paid profits instead of remunerations. This is sure a great strategy from a top producer as the Telugu film industry is occupied with a financial crisis. Dil Raju is currently producing Pawan Kalyan's comeback film Vakeel Saab which will release next year.

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Consume These Foods in the Morning for Metabolism August 04, 2020 19:49

Consume These Foods in the Morning for Metabolism:- Most of them are still confused about taking the best meal in the morning. Some of them prefer soaked almonds and some of them take a cup of tea or coffee to have a good start for the day. Instead of having a heavy meal, one should have a light nutritious food. Your body and all the internal organs need time to wake up and staying with an empty stomach is not advisable. It is advised to have warm water or snacks to get the metabolism going. Soaked almonds are the best and make you healthy with essential vitamins and minerals. If they are soaked overnight, it enhances their nutrition value. It is good to have five to ten almonds per day. Remove the brown peal. Dates are the greatest source of energy and it would make a good start for the day. They are rich in fibers and they cure constipation and digestion problems. Chia seeds are so healthy and they are rich in proteins and they contain all the nine essential amino acids. They are indeed packed with fatty acids, magnesium, iron and Vitamin B. Papaya with an empty stomach cleans your stomach and will help you get an excellent bowel movement. Avoid eating something after having papayas for an hour. Bad cholesterol can be lowered if papaya is consumed.

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IPL 2020 to have a New Title Sponsor August 04, 2020 19:15

IPL 2020 to have a New Title Sponsor:- In a major move, Vivo which happens to be the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) pulled out themselves from the 13th edition of the tournament which is planned to commence in the United Arab Emirates. The BCCI and IPL Governing Council refused to accept Vivo as the sponsor after the recent happenings. Indian government already banned 59 Chinese apps and the border issues between India, China made things murkier. Considering all the current developments and happenings, Vivo decided to opt-out of IPL 2020. They may sponsor IPL for the upcoming years but not this year. The officials of Vivo had a word with the officials of BCCI today. BCCI took a legal advice and they decided to stay away from controversies after which the decision was made. Vivo paid a whopping amount of Rs 2199 crores to retain the IPL sponsorship from 2017 to 2022. BCCI is expected to finalize the new title sponsor through the bidding process and they have received many requests. The Indian government was quick and took swift action by banning the Chinese apps after 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in the Galwan valley attack. IPL 2020 will commence in September and will conclude on November 8th.

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Telangana to Develop the First Coronavirus Vaccine says KTR August 04, 2020 18:58

Telangana to Develop the First Coronavirus Vaccine says KTR:- Telangana IT and Municipal Administration Minister KTR expressed his confidence that the first vaccine for coronavirus would be made from Telangana and in Hyderabad. Addressing a live debate today, KTR made these comments. Bharat Biotech is ahead in the race and is busy with the clinical trials for coronavirus vaccine. KTR paid his visit to the Xenom Valley's Bharat Biotech Vaccine Production Centre located in Hyderabad today. Bharat Biotech CMD Dr Krishna Yella and his wife Suchitra Yella were present during KTR's visit. Minister @KTRTRS interacted with the employees of @BharatBiotech in @GenomeValley. @BharatBiotech CMD Dr. Krishna Ella and Telangana Life Sciences & Pharma Director @ShakthiNagappan were present. pic.twitter.com/dmHqp03QWN — Minister for IT, Industries, MA & UD, Telangana (@MinisterKTR) August 4, 2020 He participated in a live interaction with the employees of Bharat Biotech. "I am proud to say that Bharat Biotech is way ahead in developing a vaccine for coronavirus. Telangana will emerge as the first-ever state to get a vaccine for coronavirus very soon. I am confident that the vaccine would be available for Hyderabad. India plays a crucial role in developing vaccines as we have massive production units. Hyderabad emerged as a hub for developing vaccines" said KTR. Several vaccines completed their first phase of clinical trials and entered the second phase. (Video Source: TV9 Telugu Live)

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AP High Court Orders Stay On Three Capitals Bill August 04, 2020 17:33

AP High Court Orders Stay On Three Capitals Bill:- With the Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan giving a positive nod for the three capital nod, the government of Andhra Pradesh felt that the capital shifting would be a smooth sail. A petition was filed in the Andhra Pradesh High Court which came for hearing today. The AP High Court issued a stay on the Gazette notification on the three capitals made by AP Government. Three petitions are filed recently and one of them came for hearing today. The High Court thoroughly went through the petition and issued a stay. The Andhra Pradesh High Court asked the AP Government to file a counter-petition at the earliest about the same. The petitioner said that it is not fair to take a call when the case is still pending in the court. The hearing is postponed to August 14th. The YSRCP Government is in plans to file a counter-petition at the earliest. The stay in the three capital bill will continue till August 14th. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy was in plans to start the operations of the state from August 15th from the new executive capital Vizag but the plans are shelved. Amaravati farmers who are on indefinite protest received a partial relief with this stay issued by the High Court. (Video Source: TV9 Telugu Live)

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Cycling is the Best Weight Loss Technique August 04, 2020 17:19

Cycling is the Best Weight Loss Technique:- Cycling is no longer considered as a leisure activity. Most of them know that cycling on a regular basis will offer a lot of health benefits. After the arrival of coronavirus, several people are busy cycling as a workout. This is even a safe practice and you can follow the social distancing norms with the utmost ease. Cycling is the best form of aerobic exercise. Your heart, lungs and the blood vessels work together. Cycling can be a great alternative if you are in plans to turn fit. When the gyms are closed, Cycling would make the best option. Cycling faster helps you to burn more calories as your body uses more energy. As per the research done by the University of Harvard, cycling at moderate speed (12 to 13.9 miles per hour) will help to shed 298 calories in just 30 minutes. If you are riding at 14 to 15.9 miles per hour will help you to shed 372 calories. Please do not stiff your shoulders when you are cycling. Keep them relaxed and down and they have to be away from your ears. Your hands too should be relaxed. From the elbows to the fingers on the brakes should look straight. 30 minutes of cycling makes a decent exercise and you can shed kilos. Long ride for 60 minutes can increase the endurance. Hilly ride can burn more calories and cycle at a fast pace is good for your cardiovascular health. A nutritional health which are rich in carbohydrates, fats and proteins should be taken post-workout. Try eating vegetables after you are done with the ride.

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Indian-Origin Woman Killed While Jogging in the USA August 04, 2020 16:50

Indian-Origin Woman Killed While Jogging in the USA:- An Indian-origin woman researcher residing in the USA was killed when she was out for jogging. The incident took place in the USA and the cops initiated a homicide investigation on the crime. The victim was identified as Sarmistha Sen, a 43-year-old researcher who is based in Plano City, Texas. She was randomly attacked when she was jogging on August 1st near Chisholm Trail Park. Her mortal remains are located in the creek are near the Legacy Drive and Marchman Way. This is as per the reports from WFAA.com. Sarmistha Sen is a pharmacist and a researcher who studied molecular biology and the mother of two sons works with cancer patients. A person of interest was taken into custody on the charges of burglary. He was identified as 29-year-old Bakari Abiona Moncrief and he is currently in custody at the Collin County jail as per the reports. The cops said that someone broke at the same time when the murder took place on the 3400th block of Micheal Drive. Sarmistha Sen is also an athlete and she runs the popular Chisholm Trail every morning before her children woke up. Sarmistha Sen is a person with extreme positivity and connects well with anyone. Hundreds of neighbors, friends and strangers gathered near her home after the incident took place. (Video Source: FOX 4 News - Dallas-Fort Worth)

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AP Government Issues GO Over Financial Aid for the Kin of Coronavirus Victims August 04, 2020 14:47

AP Government Issues GO Over Financial Aid for the Kin of Coronavirus Victims:- The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact across the Telugu states. Andhra Pradesh is the third worst-hit state in the country after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy decided to stand as financial support for the families of the coronavirus victims in the state. A Government Order (GO) was issued by the government of Andhra Pradesh and an amount of Rs 15,000 will be offered for the kin of the coronavirus victims for funeral expenses. Andhra Pradesh Special Principal Secretary for the Department of Health, Jawahar Reddy issued the GO. He even directed the Commissioner of Medical Health to release a fund of Rs 12 crores immediately so that they can be sent to the Collectors of all the districts. The State Finance Ministry also issued the orders to release the funds on immediate effect. The District Collectors were also instructed to offer Rs 5000 for all those who donated plasma. YS Jagan asked all the officials to bring up the awareness for the same. He ordered the officials to grant Rs 5000 as an incentive for those who are donating plasma in these tough times. The total number of coronavirus cases stands at 1,66,586 as per yesterday's report. The spread of coronavirus is huge in the state and the government is taking all the measures to curb coronavirus.

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