Tesla: Tesla to hold annual shareholder meet and ‘Battery Day’ on Sept. 22

Tesla Inc will hold its annual shareholder meeting in person on Sept. 22 at its Fremont factory in California, the electric carmaker said on Friday. The company’s “Battery Day“, where it is expected to reveal significant advances in battery technology will also be held on the same day, Tesla said. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said last month the shareholder meet would tentatively be held on Sept. 15. The meeting was originally scheduled for July 7, which was pushed to a later date following stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus…

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Bengali star Koel Mallick, father Ranjit Mallick test coronavirus COVID-19 positive | People News

Mumbai: Bengali star Koel Mallick and her father, veteran actor Ranjit Mallick, have tested COVID-19 positive. Koel took to social media to share the news with her fans. She said that along with herself, her parents and husband Nispal Singh, nicknamed Rane, have all tested positive, and therefore self-quarantined. “Baba Ma Rane and I are tested COVID-19 Positive… self quarantined!” Koel wrote. Baba Ma Rane & I are tested COVID-19 Positive…self quarantined! — Koel Mallick (@YourKoel) July 10, 2020 The actress delivered a baby boy on May 5. The 38-year-old…

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Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

As scientists question whether the presence, or absence, of antibodies to the novel coronavirus can reliably determine immunity, some are looking to a different component of the immune system, known as T cells, for their role in protecting people in the pandemic. Recent studies show that some recovered patients who tested negative for coronavirus antibodies did develop T cells in response to their Covid-19 infection. While the studies are small and have yet to be reviewed by outside experts, some scientists now say that people who experience a mild illness,…

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Bengali actress Koel Mallick, her entire family test COVID-19 positive | People News

Bengali actress Koel Mallick and her entire family on Friday tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the actress said that all of them have self quarantined after the results came out positive. Baba Ma Rane & I are tested COVID-19 Positive…self quarantined! — Koel Mallick (@YourKoel) July 10, 2020 Mallick tweeted, “Baba Ma Rane & I are tested COVID-19 Positive…self quarantined!” She is the daughter of actor Ranjit Mallick. Source link

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Bengali actress Koel Mullick, her entire family test COVID-19 positive | People News

Bengali actress Koel Mullick and her entire family on Friday tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the actress said that all of them have self quarantined after the results came out positive. Baba Ma Rane & I are tested COVID-19 Positive…self quarantined! — Koel Mallick (@YourKoel) July 10, 2020 Mullick tweeted, “Baba Ma Rane & I are tested COVID-19 Positive…self quarantined!” She is the daughter of actor Ranjit Mallick. Source link

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Exclusive| New HP Omen And Pavilion Gaming Laptops With Aggressive Price Tags Are On The Way

While everyone has been fretting over the disruption caused by the COVID pandemic on lives, the way we work and businesses, one of the success stories emerging from this trying time is the gaming industry. Online gaming and esports have seen massive traction in the past few months. A Google-KPMG report suggests that the Indian online gaming industry will be worth as much as $1.1 billion by the year 2021. Gamers are very active, and more and more casual gamers are becoming regular gamers as they look to stay sane…

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Bhumi Pednekar: Quarantine led me to realise I prefer isolation | People News

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar says she has loved being by herself and has focussed on things that make her happy amid the pandemic. “One thing that I have learnt about myself is that I love isolation. I have loved being by myself. I saw a lot of people complaining that they are bored at home or that they cannot go out. I am an extrovert, I am a very social person but this quarantine has led me to realise that I do prefer my isolation over meeting people because…

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People Are Buying Laptops And PCs More Than Before For WFH As HP And Lenovo Clock Big Gains

It was a pretty common theme over the past couple of years that PC shipments were struggling globally, as more and more users were relying on their office workstations and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, to get work done. But with the Coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing requirements ensuring we millions around the globe are working from home, the requirement for a good computing device at home has ensured that PC and laptop sales have rebounded. And how. The latest numbers show a significant spike in shipments…

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India closely monitoring developments relating expat quota bill in Kuwait

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday said it was closely following developments relating to the proposed expat quota bill by Kuwait that could severely impact the Indian community as it seeks to significantly slash the number of foreign workers in the Gulf country. Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said the issue figured during recent telephonic conversation between foreign ministers of the two countries. According to reports, some 8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait if the proposed legislation is given legal status. “We are closely…

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Automotive aftermarket spending to decline 11% in FY21

MUMBAI: The coronavirus pandemic-induced nationwide lockdown is expected to squeeze automotive aftermarket spending by 11% this fiscal, a report has said. Based on the analysis of 75 mega districts in the country, which account for 43% of the segment‘s total revenue, Crisil Research expects the annual running of vehicles (in kilometres) to decline, with three-wheelers likely to see the highest decline of 22% and passenger vehicles and tractors seeing the lowest decline of 4% during the fiscal. These districts together account for a significant chunk of automobile sales by original…

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Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?

WASHINGTON: Is it safe to visit the dentist during the Covid-19 pandemic? Dentists can’t eliminate all risk, but they are taking steps to minimize the chances of spreading the coronavirus. You’ll likely notice changes as soon as you enter the office. Many dentists have removed magazines from waiting rooms, for example, as well as some chairs to encourage social distancing. They also are spacing out appointments to avoid crowding their offices. You may be asked to arrive for your appointment with a facial covering and to wait in your car…

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Self-isolation may increase susceptibility to Covid-19: Study

NEW YORK: Researchers now claim that time spent in isolation may actually increase the vulnerability to upper respiratory viruses and perhaps coronavirus (Covid-19). “We know little about why some of the people exposed to the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, are more likely to develop the disease than others,” said study author Sheldon Cohen from the Carnegie Mellon University in the US. “However, our research on psychological factors that predict susceptibility to other respiratory viruses may provide clues to help identify factors that matter for Covid-19,” Cohen added. Through a series…

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