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Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares her lockdown movie essentials, favourite Hindi rap music, and adapting to virtual promotions
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares her lockdown movie essentials, favourite Hindi rap music, and adapting to virtual promotions

Priyanka Chopra Jonas tracks her recent routine, whilst awaiting the release of her memoir Unfinished and managing virtual promotions for The White Tiger

Premier League: Pierre-Emerick doubtful for Arsenal-Manchester United showdown due to mother's health issues
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Premier League: Pierre-Emerick doubtful for Arsenal-Manchester United showdown due to mother's health issues

The club captain was absent for the FA Cup defeat at Southampton on Saturday as well as the 3-1 Premier League victory against the same opposition three days later.

Australian Open 2021: Two players test positive for coronavirus, say officials
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Australian Open 2021: Two players test positive for coronavirus, say officials

A total of nine people have tested positive while in quarantine ahead of the event in Melbourne, but two cases were deemed to be historical infections on Tuesday.

Australian Open 2021: Organisers forced to find new player quarantine hotel
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Australian Open 2021: Organisers forced to find new player quarantine hotel

Organisers of the year's first tennis grand slam confirmed they had secured new hotel accommodation after Melbourne's The Westin cancelled plans to house tennis players during two weeks of quarantine ahead of the tournament.

Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present AfsanaBadosh: Listen to stories by masters of Hindi, Urdu fiction
Arts & Culture

Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present AfsanaBadosh: Listen to stories by masters of Hindi, Urdu fiction

AfsanaBadosh episodes 1-3 feature the works of Premchand, Rajinder Singh Bedi and Mannu Bhandari.

AfsanaBadosh ep 2: Listen to Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 2: Listen to Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 2 — Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun', as performed by Vicky Ahuja.

CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative
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CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative

In July CDC shortened, from 14 days to 10, its advice on how long a person should stay in isolation after they first experience COVID symptoms — provided they’re no longer sick.

AfsanaBadosh ep 1: Listen to Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
Arts & Culture

AfsanaBadosh ep 1: Listen to Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 1 — Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine', as performed by KC Shankar.

Collins Dictionary picks 'lockdown' as Word of the Year 2020 as COVID cases surge across globe
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Collins Dictionary picks 'lockdown' as Word of the Year 2020 as COVID cases surge across globe

Collins said it saw an increase of 6,000 percent in the usage of the word ‘lockdown’ from last year. However, the increased use of the word was not a cause for celebration but concern, it added

COVID-19 infected patients tend to infect half of their household members: CDC study
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COVID-19 infected patients tend to infect half of their household members: CDC study

Other studies have found lower household infection rates which the CDC believes might be because they didn't follow-up, patients were isolated in facilities or applied more stringent mask use.

COVID-19 reached community spread, 'impossible to wipe-off' with just lockdown says Delhi Health Minister
India

COVID-19 reached community spread, 'impossible to wipe-off' with just lockdown says Delhi Health Minister

He said that "people should treat wearing a mask as a vaccine till we get the real vaccine, which is expected in a few months."

WHO chief quarantines after close aide tests positive for COVID-19, says he has no symptoms
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WHO chief quarantines after close aide tests positive for COVID-19, says he has no symptoms

WHO urges everyone to hand-wash, wear masks, keep a distance, while authorities work to find, isolate, test and care for cases, then trace and quarantine their contacts.

India’s top archers to ‘find their range’ after six-month coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus
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India’s top archers to ‘find their range’ after six-month coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus

Since the country went under lockdown in March due to coronavirus, India’s top archers like Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das have not trained over 70 metres, the distance of the target in archery.

Karnataka eases travel restrictions: No quarantine, medical-check ups for inter-state travelers
India

Karnataka eases travel restrictions: No quarantine, medical-check ups for inter-state travelers

Hand-stamp, 14-day quarantine, isolation and testing will not continue and the fresh guidelines will come into effect immediately

Coronavirus Outbreak: Inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League postponed due to unavailability of players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League postponed due to unavailability of players

The T20 League was scheduled to start on 28 August, subject to approval from the government and Ministry of health but the 14-day compulsory quarantine period turned out to be an issue with regards to foreign players.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Scottish Premiership under threat after Celtic's Boli Bolingoli breaks quarantine rules
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Scottish Premiership under threat after Celtic's Boli Bolingoli breaks quarantine rules

Celtic's Belgian defender Boli Bolingoli said he had not observed quarantine protocols after a trip to Spain. Anyone returning to Scotland from Spain must spend two weeks in quarantine.

New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
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New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary

The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.

COVID-19 may have longer incubation period of eight days instead of previous estimates of four to five days, scientists say
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COVID-19 may have longer incubation period of eight days instead of previous estimates of four to five days, scientists say

Using a method, researchers calculated that the average incubation period was 7.75 days with 10 percent of patients showing an incubation period of 14.28 days.

Centre makes 7-day paid quarantine mandatory for passengers flying into India from 8 Aug
India

Centre makes 7-day paid quarantine mandatory for passengers flying into India from 8 Aug

According to the revised guidelines, exceptions will be given to humans in distress, pregnant women, parents accompanying children below 10 years of age as well those having death in family or serious illness