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Weekly Update: April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021

Persistence overshadows even talent as the most valuable resource shaping the quality of life. -Tony Robbins (February 29, 1960; American Author) [Show that you care, Read, Subscribe, and Share!] Let's Start! Here is a Fun Fact that you may not, or may, know: Your entire body stops growing at a certain age except your nose. A human nose never stops growing. Image Credit: Getty Images Similarly, your ears also never stop growing. April 19, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 1,50,61,919 Recovered - 1,29,53,821 Deceased - 1,78,769 :::Mercedes-Benz revealed its new 7-seater electric SUV - EQB . The SUV was revealed at the Shanghai Auto Expo. It takes just thirty minutes to charge the car from 10% to 80%, depending on the State of Charge (SoC). The company claims that it can be driven for 378 kilometers after it is fully charged. EQB can be charged at up to 11 kW with alternating current (AC) by using the onboard charger. Image Credit

Weekly Update: April 12, 2021 - April 16, 2021

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive then good things and good people will be drawn to you. -Mary Lou Retton (January 24, 1968; American Gymnast) [Show that you care, Read, Subscribe and Share!] Let's Start! Here is a Fun Fact that you may not, or may, know: The device used by a doctor to measure blood pressure is called sphygmomanometer. It is also known as blood pressure monitor or blood pressure gauge. Image Credit: The instrument reads both systolic pressure and diastolic pressure. April 12, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were as follows: Confirmed - 1,35,27,717 Recovered - 1,21,56,529 Deceased - 1,70,179 :::A Bengaluru-based co-working company, WeWork India , raised around ₹200 crores as a mix of debt and equity from its investors with a focus to provide a wide range of flexible offerings to meet the evolving needs of its members. Karan Virwani, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WeWork India, said that the company

Article: Newspaper Journalism vs Digital Journalism

Tom Stoppard, a British playwright, and screenwriter, once said: I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, then journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon. That's true, and if it were not for journalists then we would never know what was happening in the world or maybe in our town. In this article, we will compare newspaper journalism and digital journalism to conclude which one is better. Image Credit: artisteer/Getty Images and phive2015/Adobe Stock Newspaper is undoubtedly the oldest method that was used to share information with people. In earlier times, it was not a daily routine for publishers to print a newspaper. It would be published only when an important political or social announcement was required to be made. It would also include announcements related to a battle, a disaster, or a public celebration. The sharing of information became a necessity when humans started to get more educated and government formation became one of the main concerns for e

Weekly Update: April 05, 2021 - April 09, 2021

Tough times never last, but tough people do. -Robert H. Schuller (September 16, 1926 - April 02, 2015; Motivational Speaker, and Author) [Show that you care, Read, Subscribe and Share] Let's Start! Here is a Fun Fact that you may not, or may, know: Baby sea otters cannot swim and hence, their mother carries them while they hunt. Image Credit: A raft of otters hold each others' hands while asleep so that no one drifts apart. April 05, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were as follows: Confirmed - 1,25,89,067 Received - 1,16,82,136 Deceased - 1,65,101 ::: LG Electronics Inc , a South Korea-based company, became the first major smartphone brand to withdraw from the market as it failed to find a buyer for its loss-making mobile division. The 10% share of the company in North America will reportedly be bought by Samsung Electronics and Apple Inc. A spokesperson from the company said that it would be able to focus better on other areas like elect

Random Blog #3: The Office S8 E16 - When Jim and Dwight Played a Prank

FACT Bears eat beets. Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica. Jim and Dwight have teamed up numerous times. They have come together in the series and the makers have also made various references to both of them teaming up before the crew started shooting the documentary. In Pic: Dwight (Left) and Jim (Right); Image Credit: Reddit Jim and Dwight Shrupert - The Dynamic Duo - have played pranks, closed important sales, and saved each other from the worst situations. Todd Packer, a traveling salesman, is a bully who often visits the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin. He insults everyone, cracks vulgar jokes, and seeks apologies by doing everything wrong that he did in the first place. It becomes difficult to tolerate him and to get him out of the office every time he visits the office. In the eighteenth episode of season seven, he decides to leave his traveling-sales-days behind and become an "indoor cat". Holly interviews him and Michael allots him to Dwight's desk even though e

Weekly Update: March 29, 2021 - April 02, 2021

Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. -Lou Holtz (January 06, 1937; Former American Football Player) [Do not forget to subscribe and share this blog with everyone you know.] Let's start! Here is a Fun Fact that you may not, or may know: According to some scholars, Europeans were scared of eating a tomato when its seeds were brought to Europe in 1519. It was believed that the fruit was poisoned as people died shortly after consuming it. Image Credit: Helios4Eos/Getty Images It was later discovered that eating tomatoes had brought lead in their pewter plates causing people to die of lead poisoning. March 29, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases were as follows: Confirmed - 1,20,39,644 Recovered - 1,13,55,993 Deceased - 1,61,843 ::: Katherine Tai , the United States Trade Representative (USTR), proposed trade actions against India and five other countries for imposing, or considering to impose, equalization