Bulbul Dhawan

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Here’s how IIIT-B developed entire Karnataka COVID-19 portal within a week! Check details

Professor S Sadagopan talks to Financial Express Online, explaining what the institute has done to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 is not the first time that IIIT-B has assisted in the healthcare sector.

Amazon Prime Video finally lets you set individual user profiles; how to use and how it compares with Netflix

Creation of user profiles has been one of the most demanded features from Prime Video, as it was one of the bigger oversights by the OTT platform.

Creating, editing and deleting user profiles on Amazon Prime Video is a simple process.

Instagram launches its TikTok rival ‘Reels’ in India; how to use and everything you need to know

This makes India the fourth country for the testing of the feature. Reels is currently also being tested in Brazil, France as well as Germany.

The feature would be integrated with the Instagram app itself.

No prescription required! Mumbai opens COVID-19 testing for all, here’s all you need to know

BMC has time and again issued updated guidelines, with this one being the ninth. The guidelines mostly conform to the guidelines issued by the Centre.

The guidelines are supposed to be implemented with immediate effect.

Great initiative! Facebook partners with CBSE to provide courses on AR, online wellbeing

Here’s a detailed look at each of the courses offered by Facebook for Education and CBSE.

The registration for both the courses started on Monday.

Aarogya Setu announces Bluetooth proximity feature for contact tracing! Here’s how to check

The Aarogya Setu is among one of the most popular apps and it has been downloaded by over 12 crore people since it was launched in April this year.

The app’s post stated that the update has been rolled out for Android phones.

Boosting biodiversity! UP sets new record; more than 25 crore saplings planted on a single day during Van Mahotsav

With a range of species, the forest department focused on planting 25 species like mango, papaya and guava trees to tackle the issue of malnutrition and to provide the state with more produce.

The state has been organising Van Mahotsava since 2017

India crosses nine million COVID-19 tests! How states fared, check here

ICMR officials said that while the country had the capacity to conduct only 1.5 tests a day on May 25, this capacity has now been increased to over three lakhs a day.

The country had begun with only one testing lab at the NIV in Pune.

COVID-19 Treatment: Drug discovery hackathon 2020 for open source coronavirus cure launched! Details

The event has been started to provide a platform to all people who have ideas for the development of cures against COVID-19.

The Hackathon has been divided into two major tracks.

India coronavirus numbers explained: How Rajasthan, south and northeast India are tackling COVID-19

COVID-19: The cases have rapidly spiked across the country during the process of unlocking, blindsiding the states and their medical infrastructure.

IIT Madras launches world’s first online BSc degree in Programming and Data Science; Check eligibility, fees

Apart from this, the institute is also offering option of Diploma Only Entry for working professionals, and those who have already learnt the fundamentals.

Artificial Intelligence: MIT-IBM lab develops tool to distinguish minute sounds using visual cues! Details

The tool developed by the MIT-IBM lab is an improvement on an earlier work which “harnessed motion cues in sequences of images”, the statement said.

The earliest work in this was the PixelPlayer

Wow! Indian Railways receives “overwhelming” response for Nagpur, Amritsar, Gwalior, Sabarmati station projects

IRSDC had invited Request for Qualifications (RFQs) for the redevelopment of Gwalior, Nagpur, Amritsar and Sabarmati railway stations.

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COVID-19: Hetero releases generic Remdesivir ‘Covifor’, check cost per injection

Last week, Hetero had announced that it was granted manufacturing and marketing approval for its generic drug from the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI).

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter unlike any other! All you need to know about this unique experiment

According to NASA, the Ingenuity helicopter is not instrumental to the Mars 2020 mission and is only a demonstration of technology.

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Live streaming platform Mixer to shut down on July 22 as Microsoft looks at Facebook Gaming partnership

Every month, Facebook witnesses over 70 crore people who play a game, interact with a gaming group or watch a gaming video on the platform.

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Google introduces fact check label to images with authentic information; Details

In a statement issued on Monday, the tech giant said that this information would help people become more informed.

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Coronavirus: Make In India boost! 50,000 indigenous ventilators to be supplied using PM CARES; Details

Additionally, the statement also said that another Rs 1,000 crore have been released to different states and UTs for the welfare of migrant workers.

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Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches Ayurvedic medicine Coronil for coronavirus! All you need to know

Coronavirus-induced COVID-19 has caused a global pandemic, due to which the number of cases all over the world have reached nearly 90 lakh.

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Climate Change hotspot: MIT study explains why Mediterranean region will witness unique climate trend

The study was undertaken by professor of civil and environmental engineering Elfatih Eltahir and graduate student at MIT Alexandre Tuel.

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How to celebrate World Yoga Day 2020 during Covid19 Pandemic; Here’s what you have to do on June 21

Centre’s yoga website said that this year, due to the pandemic, people have the opportunity to experience the true effects of yoga.

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Coronavirus testing: ICMR approves rapid antigen detection test for detecting COVID-19; all you need to know

ICMR also informed in what circumstances the newly approved test is supposed to be undertaken.

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Microsoft Teams gets custom background support to lighten up your video calls; here’s how to use them

In March, the company saw an increase in total video calls by a whopping 1,000%.

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Domestic flights in India: Updated DGCA guidelines endorsed by Bombay HC; Check details here

Stating that the court was satisfied with the updated guidelines, it disposed of the petition.

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Twitter Fleets now in India: How to view someone’s Fleet “stories” and how to mute them

Similar to the stories feature of Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp, Twitter’s Fleet is a way for people to express their thoughts for a period of 24 hours.

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Apple’s patented technology could soon allow iPhone users to click group selfies “remotely”

According to the patent application, a synthetic group selfie is a combination of multiple individual selfies clubbed into one group image.

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Saturn’s Moon Titan drifting away 100 times faster than earlier believed! Check details

The new findings also confirm a new theory explaining and predicting the effect of a planet on the orbit of its moons.

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