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TIME Magazine names 15-yr-old Indian-American inventor Gitanjali Rao ‘Kid of The Year’

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Gitanjali Rao

In a first, 15-year-old Indian-American young scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao on Thursday, was titled TIME Magazines Kid of The Year, for her contribution in dealing with issues ranging from contaminated drinking water to opioid addiction and cyberbullying. Rao was selected from over 5,000 nominees.

 

In an interview with Academy Award-winning actor and activist Angelina Jolie, Rao talked about her astonishing work of using technology to tackle with issues ranging from contaminated drinking water to opioid addiction and cyberbullying, and about her mission to create a global community of young innovators to solve problems over the world.

 

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During the interview, Rao also spoke about representation in the science community and what it meant to her as shes growing up. I don’t look like a typical scientist. Everything I see on TV is that its an older, usual white man as a scientist. It’s weird to me that it was almost like people had assigned roles, according to their gender, age and colour of their skin, she remarked.

 

If I can do it, anybody can do it, she said during a virtual talk with Angelina from her residence in Colorado.

 

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Devendraji (Fadnavis) takes pride in me earning more than him: Amruta Fadnavis interview

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Banker, social activist and singer Amruta Fadnavis, in a freewheeling chat on Nation Next Adda, speaks about her latest song, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, her courtship and marriage with husband and former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis and much more.

 
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Elderly couple mauled by tiger on their way from Narsinghpur to Nagpur

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Representational image (Picture by Sarosh Lodhi)

Representational image (Picture by Sarosh Lodhi)

An elderly couple was mauled by a tiger in Chor Bawali on January 25 while on their way from Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh) to Nagpur on January 25. The couple was accompanied by their 25-year-old son in a car. Following the tiger attack, the couple was admitted to Kingsway Hospital in Nagpur.

While on their way to Nagpur, the family of three stopped near Chor Bawali for passing urine. When the 58-year-old woman got out of the car, the tiger, which was probably wounded by a previous vehicular assault, caught hold of the woman’s hand and bit her thumb. When the woman’s husband stepped out of the car to help his wife, the tiger attacked him as well and injured his right leg. A terrfied son started throwing stones at the tiger, who eventually ran away.

The couple was given first aid by the bystanders before being driven to Nagpur by the son to Kingsway hospital. Speaking to Nation Next, treating surgeon Dr Prakash Jain informed that the family was terrified when it arrived at the hospital. Dr Jain said: “The couple is now stable. Tiger mauling is always serious. The couple was lucky to have sustained minor injuries in the incident.”

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‘Dolo 650’ memes take social media by storm as 3rd COVID wave boosts paracetamol sales

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The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has made terms like ‘oximeter,’ ‘saturation level,’ ‘quarantine,’ and ‘N95’ a part of our daily vocabulary. Another thing, which has gained immense popularity over the last two years is the paracetamol tablet ‘Dolo 650,’ which has been prescribed by doctors during 1st, 2rd and now the 3rd wave of the pandemic in India.

The popularity of tablet, which is manufactured by Micro labs, has led several to several memes on the internet. Dilip Surana, Chairman and Managing Director of Micro Labs, expressed his surprise at the unexpected popularity of the drug in an interview with Money Control. He said: It has always been a popular brand among doctors across India. However, we did not expect the kind of popularity that Dolo-650 gained recently because we have never advertised the tablet directly to the public.

Here are some of the hilarious ‘Dolo 650’ memes doing rounds on the internet:

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