Xiaomi Poco F1 gets MIUI 10.2.3.0 update

Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10.2.3.0 update for Xiaomi Poco F1. The update measures 560MB and comes with the February Android security patch. However, the changelog does not reveal any new feature that comes with the update. As per a tweet by the global head of Poco phone, the development team […]

India vs Australia: Mohammed Shami on cusp of breaking Ajit Agarkar’s 18-year-old record

Team India are in desperate need of a victory as they are on the verge of losing their sixth straight match when they take on Australia in Canberra in the 3rd ODI of the series which has already been pocketed by the hosts. For India to avoid a consecutive series whitewash, they need their bowlers […]

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli 23 runs away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s massive record

India captain Virat Kohli will be on the verge of achieving a huge milestone when he steps out to bat in the 3rd ODI against Australia on Wednesday in Canberra. The Indian team has already lost the series with the Aaron Finch-led Australia taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. Kohli played a scintillating […]

Bill Gates, the virus and the quest to vaccinate the world

A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread […]

World AIDS Day: Is India winning the fight against new HIV infections?

In India, around 23.49 lakh (17.98 lakh–30.98 lakh) people are living with HIV in 2019, with an adult HIV prevalence of 0.22 percent, according to India HIV Estimates 2019 report.  In 2019, over 69 thousand new HIV infections were estimated (nearly 190 new infections every day or eight every hour), which declined by 37 percent […]

Brazil president Bolsonaro says he will REFUSE Covid vaccine despite suffering 170,000 deaths – 2nd highest in world

“We have formally asked the regulator to assess the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, to understand the data and determine whether it meets rigorous safety standards,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.

Dramatic moment Bengal tiger battles a 300lb bear dubbed ‘the deadliest in the world’ – but who do you think won?

“The tiger was able to sink his teeth into the bear and we thought the bear would die but the tiger soon became exhausted and let go. The bleeding sloth bear charged at the tiger and bit him on the leg.”

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for coronavirus

Lewis Hamilton: The career of a Formula One legend Title number four It was an anti-climatic way for Lewis Hamilton to win an historic fourth F1 world championship, but the smile on his face suggested he didn’t care much. A collision with Sebastian Vettel at the start of the Mexican GP left both at the […]

Big win for women’s rugby with World Cup to be expanded in 2025

“This is a milestone moment for the women’s game, expansion of the Rugby World Cup opens additional aspirational and inspirational playing pathway opportunities for unions at the highest level of the game and creates added incentive for unions worldwide to continue to invest and grow in their women’s programmes.”

More government spending planned as Canada records massive deficit amid COVID-19 pandemic

At 294 billion U.S. dollars, this year’s federal deficit is already 30 billion dollars higher than what the government forecasted in July, and it could reach 307 billion dollars should the second wave of the pandemic result in escalated lockdown restrictions on businesses.