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Weekly Update: October 19, 2020 - October 23, 2020

I slept and i dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and i saw that life is all service. I served and i saw that service is joy. -Kahlil Gibran (January 06, 1883 - April 10, 1931; Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist) Let's start! Did you know , that cats have fewer toes on their back paws? Cats have four toes on their back paws, while they have five toes on their front paws. Image Credit: Many scientists believe that four toes on their back paws help them to run faster. October 19, 2020 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were: Confirmed - 75,50,273 Recovered - 66,63,608 Deceased - 1,14,610 :::A study conducted by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology found that Indus Suture Zone (ISZ) , a tectonic fault line that runs all along the Indus river from China through India & Pakistan, is not inactive as it was previously considered. The tectonic fault line runs through Ladakh, and it is moving northward. Image Credit: https://w

Weekly Update: October 12, 2020 - October 16, 2020

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. -Marcus Aurelius (Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 and a Stoic philosopher) Let's start! Here is a Fun Fact that you may not, or may, know. Movie trailers were earlier called only "Trailers" as they were shown after the movie. Image Credit: The problem with the movie trailers was that people would not stay to watch them, hence, making them ineffective. October 12, 2020 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were: Confirmed - 71,20,538 Recovered - 61,49,535 Deceased - 1,09,150 :::Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister of India, inaugurated forty-four bridges in an online event. These bridges have been built by Border Roads Organization (BRO) in the border areas of Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir. These bridges are strategically important as they would help the armed forces to en

Weekly Update: October 05, 2020 - October 09, 2020

Volunteers do not necessarily have time; They have the heart. -Elizabeth Andrew Let's start! Did you know that the national animal of Scotland is, actually, a Unicorn? The national animal of Scotland is, in fact, a mythical creature. Image Credit: The Unicorn was chosen because of its association with dominance, chivalry, purity and innocence in Celtic mythology. October 05, 2020 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were: Confirmed - 66,23,815 Recovered - 55,86,703 Deceased - 1,02,685 ::: Google revised the deadline for developers in India to integrate their apps with its Play billing system, and extended the deadline by six months. The revised deadline is March 31, 2022. Google had previously stated that apps that choose to sell digital content through its Play Store had to use Google Play billing system and pay 30% of the in-app purchase as a fee. The charge is not applicable for cases like payment for physical goods, bill payments &a