Friday, April 3, 2020

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Disney+ launch delayed in India — since coronavirus

It’s cancellation season, with so many events and launches being postponed to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest instance is the India launch of Disney+, which was scheduled to become available via the Hotstar streaming service on March 29. The entertainment giant has now deferred it indefinitely. [Read: John Oliver roasts Disney-owned Hotstar for making cuts…

India Underneath Lockdown for 21 Times To Combat Coronavirus

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Coronavirus updates: US $2 trillion stimulus package, Olympics postponed – CNET

San Francisco Bay Area residents arrive at a coronavirus testing site in Hayward, California. James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. The coronavirus pandemic has upended life across the globe. Health care systems are scrambling to control the virus, and governments are instituting strict social distancing measures to…

Locked down India to get one particular additional streaming assistance as Disney launches this 7 days – ThePrint

Attendees sign up for the Disney+ streaming service during the D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, California | Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg Text Size: Mumbai: Walt Disney Co. will start its streaming service in India later this week, after a coronavirus lockdown upended its previous plans in one of the world’s biggest emerging markets…

Like Xiaomi, Vivo is suspending its solution launches in India

Xiaomi isn't the only smartphone company having trouble running its business in India — and across the world, really. After the company decided to indefinitely postpone the first sale of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max due to several statewide lockdowns across the nation, rival Vivo has now made a similar announcement. Its V19, which…

Motorola’s foldable RAZR debuts in India for ₹1,24,999 ($one,683)

Motorola today launched its foldable RAZR smartphone in India, nearly four months after it was officially unveiled. The foldable smartphone has been priced at ₹1,24,999 ($1,683) in India, making it more expensive than Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip. It will be available for purchase in the country through Flipkart and major offline retail stores starting April…

Cops Are Putting on Covid-19 Helmets As Reality Just Gets Weirder During Pandemic

Police inspector Rajesh Babu wearing coronavirus-themed helmet speaks to a motorist at a checkpoint in Chennai on March 28, 2020.Photo: Getty ImagesRajesh Babu, a police officer in Chennai, India, has started wearing a helmet while enforcing a lockdown of the country’s 1.3 billion people. But it’s not just any helmet. Babu’s headgear is designed to…

Four adult males executed for Delhi bus rape and murder

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe rape case that galvanised IndiaFour Indian men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi in 2012 have been hanged. Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh were sentenced to death by a trial court in 2013. The four were…

Vitriol and violence: A coronavirus death exposes paranoia in India

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA (Reuters) - When Satyaki Mitra’s father developed a mild fever in mid-March, the graduate student in Philadelphia wasn’t especially worried. He told his 57-year-old father, living in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, to get tested for the new coronavirus. People stand outside Nimtala Crematorium, where a coronavirus positive patient Samir Kumar Mitra…

The sixteen-calendar year-aged ‘rock star’ standing among England and T20 Entire world Cup final

Shafali Verma idolises India legend Sachin TendulkarWomen's T20 World Cup final: India v AustraliaVenue: Melbourne Cricket Ground Date: Sunday, 8 March Time: 07:00 GMTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website & app; in-play highlights (UK only) & live text commentary on BBC Sport website & appThe…

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Disney sends ‘Frozen 2’ to streaming for housebound households – Fox Company

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. will release “Frozen 2” on Disney Plus several months early to give families cooped up by the coronavirus a welcome distraction — and give its streaming service a boost.Disney announced Friday that “Frozen 2” will begin streaming on Disney Plus Sunday, three months earlier than expected. In some countries,…

‘Thank you China!!!’ Mexico grateful for coronavirus health care supplies

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s top diplomat thanked two Chinese charities for donating medical supplies to help stem the coronavirus outbreak in an online message that went viral. “Thank you China!!!” Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard wrote in a Twitter post late Tuesday night, linking to a local news report about the donated supplies. The Jack…

Spain overtakes Italy in coronavirus conditions, death charge slows – Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope. A Spanish National Police officer is seen wearing two protective masks, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ronda, southern…

FBI sees spike in gun sale background checks amid coronavirus pandemic

(CNN)The FBI reported a 41% surge in background checks by individuals attempting to purchase firearms in the United States last month, according to newly released data from the agency, a significant increase over the same period last year.The new figures indicate 3.7 million gun purchase background checks were conducted in the month of March alone,…

Enigmatic circles of mammoth bones in eastern Europe date to Ice Age

No bones about it — New dating reveals that people survived in Russia as the last Ice Age closed in. Kiona N. Smith - Mar 23, 2020 2:44 pm UTC Alexander PryorAs the last Ice Age tightened its hold on Europe, a group of people living near the Don River piled dozens of mammoth bones…