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Ancient human footprints found in northern Saudi Arabia’s Dunes
Ancient human footprints found in northern Saudi Arabia’s Dunes

In the Dunes of Northern Saudi Arabia, oldest human footprints scattered across a patch of dry ground have been discovered.  If confirmed, The discovery would mark the ancient trace of human species yet found in the Arabian Peninsula, which sits at the gateway to early humans spread around the world, according to a National Geographic report. It is reported that preserve a striking snapshot of time some 115,000 years ago.

‘Bahubali’, ‘Magadheera’ Filmmaker South Indian Director SS Rajamouli & his family test positive for Coronavirus
‘Bahubali’, ‘Magadheera’ Filmmaker South Indian Director SS Rajamouli & his family test positive for Coronavirus

The frightening of COVID-19 has taken over the world, and celebrities from the film industry aren’t prone to the same. Big Budget Films Baahubali & Magadheera director SS Rajamouli has recently revealed that he has been tested mildly positive for COVID-19. This has come as a shock to many fans. Rajamouli also revealed that his family members also suffered from ‘slight’ fever a few days ago. The filmmaker’s family is now following the rules of home quarantine.

Pakistan restores bank accounts of Hafiz Saeed, others after approval from UN Sanctions Committee
Pakistan restores bank accounts of Hafiz Saeed, others after approval from UN Sanctions Committee

Pakistan has restored the bank accounts of the top five leaders of defunct Jamaat-Ud-Dawa (JUD) and Lashkar -e-Taiba (LeT), including its chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Muhammad Saeed. The restoration of bank accounts has taken place following formal approval of the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), The News reported on Saturday.

“Thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus: Kim Jong on Covid19
“Thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus: Kim Jong on Covid19

North Korea’s dictator leader Kim Jong Un has lauded the efforts of the ruling Workers’ Party to contain the novel coronavirus. “We have thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus, despite the worldwide health crisis,” Kim said in a politburo meeting. He also warned against the “hasty” relaxation of anti-coronavirus measures. Experts think the North will continue to keep its borders closed for a long time.

Zara owner to close 1,200 stores across the world as it outlines post-coronavirus future
Zara owner to close 1,200 stores across the world as it outlines post-coronavirus future

Zara-owner Inditex SA said it is permanently closing 1,200 stores, 16% of its global outlets and will pivot more aggressively toward selling online, as the fast-fashion giant maps out its post-pandemic future. Many of the world’s major economies start to reopen, global retailers like Inditex are throwing open the doors to their stores again, hoping demand and foot traffic will return after lockdown.

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JK Rowling reveals she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault
JK Rowling reveals she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault

Harry Potter author JK Rowling revealed on Wednesday that she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. The celebrated British writer said in a blog post that she was disclosing the information to give context to her controversial past comments about transgender women. “This isn’t because I’m ashamed those things happened to me, but because they’re traumatic to revisit and remember,” Rowling said.

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J&K govt to monitor content published in newspapers in new media policy
J&K govt to monitor content published in newspapers in new media policy

The Jammu and Kashmir government, in its new media policy, announced that it will monitor content published in newspapers and other forms of media and decide what is “fake”, “anti-social” or “anti-national” news. Any news inciting hatred or disturbing communal harmony shall be proceeded against under IPC and Cyber laws, the policy states.

 

Google removed 38 fraudulent camera apps from Play Store: Report
Google removed 38 fraudulent camera apps from Play Store: Report
White Ops Threat Intelligence and Research Team reported on 38 beauty-focused fraudulent camera apps, which amassed over 20 million downloads and were removed by Google from Play Store. Some of the apps mentioned include Solu Camera and Yoroko Camera. The fraudster launched one app after another and likely developed a “more robust mechanism to avoid detection and removal” over time.
Amazon, eBay asked to remove unsafe COVID-19 products by US EPA
Amazon, eBay asked to remove unsafe COVID-19 products by US EPA
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Amazon and eBay to stop selling unproven and unsafe COVID-19 products. It has asked them to remove 70 products including sprays, lanyards, and other products sometimes touted as “preventing epidemics”. EPA said that targeting e-commerce marketplaces cuts off the sale of products “that are ineffective or potentially dangerous to people”.
It was unintentional: Man who took the photo that crashed Android phones
It was unintentional: Man who took the photo that crashed Android phones
Gaurav Agrawal, a US-based scientist, and an amateur photographer has been revealed as the man who took the photograph that was crashing Android phones on being set as wallpaper. “It was unintentional,” said Agrawal, who put the photo on Flickr after editing it on software Lightroom. The color-mode option he chose for exporting the image confused some Android handsets.

 

 

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