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Miss travelling? Nagpur Police will help you zero in on your next vacation spot!

8 hours ago  
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The lockdown imposed due to coronavirus has toppled the travel plans of many in the past few months. Though domestic flights have resumed operations, people have been advised against travelling, until necessary. Nagpur Police has come up with a number game to help netizens ‘calculate’ their next travel destination. The police shared a numbered list of popular travel destinations and asked people to choose any number between 1 to 9. Then they asked them to multiply the chosen number by 3 and add 3 to your answer. The police then asked people to multiply the answer by 3 again and then add the digits of their answer. The caption of the post read, “Nagpur Police has organised a TRAVEL contest. Calculate your next Travel Destination.” Nagpur Police has organised a TRAVEL contest. Calculate your next Travel Destination - 1. Choose a no. between 1 and 92. Multiply it by 33. Add 34. Multiply it by 3 again5. Add the two digit number you get together6. Number you get is ..
                 

World UFO Day: What are UFOs, how to celebrate this day

6 days ago  
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July 2 is celebrated as World UFO Day. The day has been observed since 2001 to spread awareness about the unique flying objects (UFOs) and the presence of lives beyond Earth. It was decided to celebrate this day as the World UFO Day by World UFO Day Organisation (WUFODO) for enthusiasts who want to know more about extraterrestrial beings and gather more evidence about it. If you are a sci-fi buff who believes in the existence of aliens, sit back and know more about the various theories making rounds on the Internet about UFOs and their sightings, pick up a book or catch up on films about extraterrestrial beings. What are UFOs? Unique Flying Objects or UFOs, also known as 'flying saucers' or 'flying discs', are thought to be flashy looking spaceships 'aliens' from other planets use to visit Earth. With many sightings of the flying saucers reported in different parts of the world, the UFOs have been fodder for many conspiracy theories about the presence of life outside Earth. Theories on..
                 

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spot the precautionary measure Pune police want you to take

11 days ago  
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After three months of lockdown, several states are relaxing the restrictions and opening up cities to revive the dwindling economy. However, with people stepping out of their houses for various reasons, the state governments are in a fix over containing the spread of coronavirus.From increasing testing to spreading awareness about wearing masks and maintaining social distance, the state authorities are taking every possible measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.One such measure was highlighted by the Pune police in their latest post on Twitter. They shared a photo showing a crowd of people and asked netizens to ‘spot one of the precautions against coronavirus in this picture’.The tweet read, “Tough to spot? Hint - Will be tough for #Corona to put him in a spot too! He’s ‘masked’ himself well after all!” Tough to spot? Hint - Will be tough for #Corona to put him in a spot too! He’s ‘masked’ himself well after all! #OnGuard..
                 

Photo of doctor's wrinkled palm after wearing gloves for 10 hours goes viral on Twitter

14 days ago  
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As India reels under coronavirus outbreak, the doctors and paramedical staff across the country have been working tirelessly to provide the best care to patients. The frontline healthcare workers, who are putting their own lives at risk, also have to ensure that they don’t carry the virus back home. To help save the patients, the doctors, nurses, and other medical staff have been working for long hours wearing PPE kits and masks. A photo depicting how long shifts at hospitals has been taking a physical toll on the medical professionals has gone viral on Twitter.The photo, shared on the micro-blogging site by IAS officer Awanish Sharan, shows the condition of the palm of a doctor after removing the PPE kit and gloves after finishing a gruelling ten-hour shift at a hospital.Hailing the frontline healthcare workers as ‘heroes’, Sharan wrote, “This is the hand of a doctor after removing his medical precautionary suit and gloves after 10 hours of duty. Salute to the ..
                 

'Bagheera, is that you?' ask Twitterati as photos of black panther spotted in Karnataka go viral

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Pictures of a rare black panther have taken social media by storm. The photos of the big cat was captured in Kabini in Mysuru and were shared on a Twitter page called ‘Earth’. A black panther roaming in the jungles of Kabini, India. pic.twitter.com/UT8zodvv0m — Earth (@earth) July 4, 2020 A forest range officer in Karnataka’s Nagarhole Tiger Reserve also spotted a black panther on Monday. The big cat seemed to be four to five years old but gender could not be determined. It was spotted on a large moss-laden tree branch by the forest range officer. However, it is not clear if the big cat spotted in the viral pictures and the one spotted by the forest range officer is the same. "I am not sure of the photographs of the black panther in the viral social media posts and the one spotted on Monday are one and the same," deputy conservator of forests, D. Mahesh Kumar, told IANS. The official also confirmed that the viral pictures were captured by one Shaaz Jung, who o..
                 

Astronaut tweets stunning pictures of 'boundary between day and night on Earth'

6 days ago  
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The pictures of Earth from space have always been appreciated by astronomy lovers and space enthusiasts. Now, an astronaut has shared two stunning pictures of Earth on Twitter that these photos have taken netizens by storm. Astronaut Bob Behnken, according to his Twitter bio, is a part of the Space X mission that was launched into space in May this year. The astronaut shared two extraordinary images of Earth that capture the ‘boundary between day and night.’ “My favorite views of our planet that capture the boundary between night and day,” the astronaut wrote while sharing the images. Take a look at the breathtaking photos. My favorite views of our planet that capture the boundary between night and day. pic.twitter.com/Jo3tYH8s9E — Bob Behnken (@AstroBehnken) June 28, 2020 Shared on Monday, the tweet has garnered more than 60,800 likes and 8,800 retweets. The users commented on the post praising the beauty of Earth captured from space, some asked if they..
                 

Video of a 'shy nocturnal animal' leaves Twitter baffled. Can you identify it?

13 days ago  
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A video on Twitter of an animal climbing a tree has left netizens guessing what creature it might be. In the caption, the user asks people to identify the animal. The video shot at night shows an animal quickly climbing a tree. Twitter user Sanjib posted the video with the caption, “Here is a video of a very shy nocturnal animal shared by one of our field staff. Can u guess it??” Good morning.Here is a video of a very shy nocturnal animal shared by one of our field staff. Can u guess it??#nature #wildlife #naturelovers #conservation @goldsant @ParveenKaswan @s_singh_ifs pic.twitter.com/sA5oNkbn1I — sanjib (@SanjibIfs) June 23, 2020 Shared on Tuesday morning, the video has garnered more than 1,500 views and several users made an attempt to identify the animal. Brilliant footage! 😍 — Goldy Santhoji (@goldsant) June 23, 2020 What’s the right answer? Still racking your brain? It i..
                 

Harsh Goenka tweets about his experience of visiting 'restaurant' with a twist

5 days ago  
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Who can forget the good old days of being able to go to a restaurant for brunch or lunch, some snacks, dinner or just some coffee with friends? Business magnate Harsh Goenka reminded the Twitterati about this pre-lockdown pleasure, with a post about a restaurant he visited, with a twist, that may give you an idea to get creative in the kitchen. The chairman of RPG Group tweeted about how the little chefs at his home helped him to indulge in some restaurant-style food. Goenka also shared some adorable pictures of the ‘restaurant’ and the food served to him. The pictures show the menu of the ‘restaurant’, its unique name, and some ready-to-eat snacks. What special about the restaurant is that all the fares served are priced under Rs 10. “Finally stepped into a restaurant after three months. When the food is cooked by your own, with their little hands, with all the love and excitement, the food tastes better than top restaurant in the world,” the busine..
                 

Tina Ambani calls social media a 'revelation' in latest Instagram post

7 days ago  
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World Social Media Day is observed to remind ourselves about how social media has changed the world. From connecting with people to sharing our thoughts and giving an insight into one’s life and achievements, social media has brought a revolution in communication. From small platforms such as Friendster in 2002, MySpace in 2003 and Orkut in 2004 to giants such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, social media has come a long way. It has grown from being a mere tool to stay in touch with friends and families to a virtual platform for holding discussions and debates, looking for jobs, asking for help at the time of distress, sharing knowledge, learning tips and tricks to do daily chores, learning new things — the list is endless. Today, you will find many people who are using at least one social media platform, be it for sharing photos on Instagram, looking for jobs on LinkedIn or taking a stand and sharing opinions about issues on Twitter and Facebook. And on the occasion of..
                 

Meghalaya Police sing John Lennon's iconic song Imagine with 'anti-drug' twist

14 days ago  
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In one of the most melodious anti-drug campaigns, the Meghalaya Police shared a video of a group of cops singing a cover of John Lennon’s Imagine. The highlight of the song is that the lyrics have been tweaked and they give out a message to discourage drug abuse. Performed by the police group, The Khaki Vibes, the video has been created to observe the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26. The video was shared on Meghalaya Police’s Facebook page on the occasion of World Music Day on Sunday. The song sends out a message to live a life free from drugs and not resort to substance abuse. With lyrics such as ‘Imagine all the people, enjoying a natural high', the rendition has been a hit among netizens. The caption of the video reads, “On the occasion of #WorldMusicDay & upcoming International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and in continuation of our awareness campaign, under the guidance of Shri R. Chandrana..