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Plea against Kangana Ranaut filed in SC seeking censoring of all her future social media posts
India

Plea against Kangana Ranaut filed in SC seeking censoring of all her future social media posts

The plea filed by advocate Charanjeet Singh Chanderpal also sought direction to transfer all the FIRs filed across India, against the actor for her remarks on farmers' protest, to Khar police station, Mumbai

US businessman who flew to space on board Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin dies in plane crash
World

US businessman who flew to space on board Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin dies in plane crash

Glen de Vries, the founder of clinical research platform Medidata Solutions, joined actor William Shatner on Blue Origin's second crewed mission on 13 October

Pfizer says its Covid antiviral pill cuts down hospitalisation risk by 89%
World

Pfizer says its Covid antiviral pill cuts down hospitalisation risk by 89%

Currently all COVID-19 treatments used in the US require an IV or injection

Moscow starts nonworking period as COVID-19 infections, deaths surge to all-time high
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Moscow starts nonworking period as COVID-19 infections, deaths surge to all-time high

The government reported 1,159 deaths in 24 hours, the largest daily tally since the pandemic began. It has brought the country’s official toll to 235,057, by far the highest in Europe

Oink oink: Surgeons transplanted kidney grown in a pig to a human and its works perfectly
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Oink oink: Surgeons transplanted kidney grown in a pig to a human and its works perfectly

Researchers have long sought to grow organs in pigs to transplant into humans and technologies like cloning and genetic engineering have brought the vision closer to reality in recent years.

Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border
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Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border

Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Abbas in Ramallah late Sunday for what were reportedly the first direct talks between an Israeli cabinet member and the 86-year-old Palestinian leader in several years

Russian emergencies minister Yevgeny Zinichev dies trying to save cameraman who fell off a cliff during Arctic drills
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Russian emergencies minister Yevgeny Zinichev dies trying to save cameraman who fell off a cliff during Arctic drills

An ex-KGB member, Yevgeny Zinichev jumped into the water after the fallen person and crashed against a protruding rock

Sidharth Shukla case: Initial police probe suggests no signs of unnatural death
India

Sidharth Shukla case: Initial police probe suggests no signs of unnatural death

The cause of the death will be known after reports of chemical analysis of the viscera and histopathology tests, a police official said

Monkey B virus causes first human death in China; what it is and what are its symptoms
India

Monkey B virus causes first human death in China; what it is and what are its symptoms

A Beijing-based veterinary surgeon was infected with the virus after he dissected two dead monkeys in early March, according to China CDC Weekly.

Wealthy nations ease restrictions as COVID-19 deaths cross 4 million mark: WHO
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Wealthy nations ease restrictions as COVID-19 deaths cross 4 million mark: WHO

As richer countries focus on getting back to normality, encouraging tourism, many outbreaks are hitting the poorer nations.

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I realised that documenting the truth, deaths in hospitals was my duty'
Lifestyle

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I realised that documenting the truth, deaths in hospitals was my duty'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

Japanese 'tree burials' gain popularity across the globe as lack of burial spaces demand change in age-old funeral practices
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Japanese 'tree burials' gain popularity across the globe as lack of burial spaces demand change in age-old funeral practices

The idea of tree burials has proven so popular in Japan that other temples and public cemeteries have mimicked the model, some providing burial spaces under individual trees and others spaces in a columbarium that surrounds a single tree.

Climate change causes more than 100,000 heat-related deaths per year, finds study
science

Climate change causes more than 100,000 heat-related deaths per year, finds study

However, this could be an underestimate as data from south Asia and central Africa are missing.

In The City of Good Death, author Priyanka Champaneri weaves a layered story around a death hostel in Varanasi 
Arts & Culture

In The City of Good Death, author Priyanka Champaneri weaves a layered story around a death hostel in Varanasi 

Champaneri's inspired work juggles the natural and the supernatural, the ghats and the grief that abound in Kashi as well as the rites and rituals surrounding death, with ease.

Chris Cornell's family settles lawsuit with doctor accused of over-prescribing drugs to Soundgarden frontman
Entertainment

Chris Cornell's family settles lawsuit with doctor accused of over-prescribing drugs to Soundgarden frontman

Essential to the settlement between Chris Cornell's family and the doctor was the agreement to minimise publicity and keep the terms confidential.

COVID-19 crisis in Delhi: As the capital breathes the dead, for some, time to grieve is a luxury
India

COVID-19 crisis in Delhi: As the capital breathes the dead, for some, time to grieve is a luxury

Official data indicate around 368 deaths per day in Delhi due to Covid, based on a seven-day average. In contrast to the clean air of last year’s lockdown, the city is now shrouded in smoke from the pyres.

RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90
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RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90

Collins is best known as being a member of the Apollo 11 mission crewmates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leaps for mankind.

Reading Mrs Dalloway: How Virginia Woolf wrote illness and isolation into the national story of post war Britain
Arts & Culture

Reading Mrs Dalloway: How Virginia Woolf wrote illness and isolation into the national story of post war Britain

Mrs Dalloway is a text that shows how memory and mourning work to uphold the values of the British Empire. Its attention on how emotions circulate between people allows us to understand how national structures of feeling are created through newspapers and through the orchestration of symbolic identifications.

Survivor's guilt is a growing issue among those grieving COVID-19 losses; timely intervention could alleviate distress 
Lifestyle

Survivor's guilt is a growing issue among those grieving COVID-19 losses; timely intervention could alleviate distress 

A particular type of response called survivor’s guilt can occur when people lose loved ones due to a traumatic event, or when they themselves experienced the threat but survived it.

NASA, crew, astronaut families pay homage to the fallen on 35th anniversary of the Challenger disaster
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NASA, crew, astronaut families pay homage to the fallen on 35th anniversary of the Challenger disaster

This year’s observance focused on the Challenger crew but it also paid tribute to the 18 whose names are carved into the granite mirror at Kennedy’s visitor complex.