News Flash (30th October 2020): Top 10 Stories Of The Day

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PUBG Mobile
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PUBG Mobile to stop working in India from today

The company has terminated all services and user access in India to PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite. Users now will no longer be able to download games from Google Play Store or the Apple iOS Store, those who already had them installed on their devices could access the game.

Time to use bicycles and stop using cars: SC on pollution in Delhi

bicycles, pollution
Image Credits: Scroll

It is time to take out bicycles and stop using “beautiful cars”, the Supreme Court said, while hearing the matter of pollution caused in Delhi due to stubble burning in neighboring states.

Oxford Coronavirus vaccine could be available by Dec: Adar Poonawalla

Oxford Coronavirus vaccine
Image Credits: Deccan Herald

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) chief executive Adar Poonawalla has said that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University and British firm AstraZeneca could be ready for public use in December 2020. 

Apple loses $100 bn in value as iPhone sales fall due to late launch

Apple iPhone sales
Image Credits: Yahoo Finance

The delay caused by the launch of new 5G phones has resulted in Apple Customers putting off buying new devices. The report showed the steepest quarterly drop in iPhone sales in two years. Apple fell over 5% at one point in after-hours trade, wiping $100 billion from its stock market value.

Gomez and Anniston slam Google CEO for spreading disinformation about US election

Selena Gomez, Jennifer Anniston
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Singer Selena Gomez and actress Jennifer Aniston have slammed Google for spreading disinformation on US elections and urged Google CEO Sundar Pichai to stop the same. “Google is making millions of dollars putting ads on websites that spread disinformation about elections.” Selena wrote on Instagram. 

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Green Delhi’ app to address pollution complaints

Green Delhi App, pubg mobile
Image Credits: The Hindu

On Thursday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Green Delhi’ mobile application which is going to help the government in finding out the pollution-causing activities. He added, citizens can click pictures or make a video of pollution-causing activities, such as the burning of garbage, industrial pollution, dust, etc. and upload them on the application. 

ISRO must pay $1.2 billion to Bengaluru startup, says US Court

ISRO
Image Credits: India TV News

A U.S. court has asked Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation, to pay $1.2 billion as compensation to a Bengaluru-based startup named Devas Multimedia, for canceling a satellite deal in 2005.

A Car that can change into a plane within 3 min completes a test flight

Car that can change into a plane
Image Credits: Daily Mirror

A car that can transform itself into a plane within three minutes flew 1,500 feet in the air over Slovakia as part of a test flight. The vehicle, AirCar, has been developed by Slovakian firm KleinVision. The two-seat model weighs 1,100 kg and can carry an excess load of 200 kg/flight.

Andra Pradesh bans online gaming, online betting and gambling websites

online gaming, PUBG mobile
Image Credits: Cricket Tips

Andhra Pradesh has banned online gaming, online betting, and gambling, and has urged the union government to direct all internet service providers to block access to 132 websites and apps, including Paytm First Game, Mobile Premier League, and Adda52, that are providing such services in the state.

Credit for Pulwama Attack goes to PM Imran Khan: Pakistani Minister

PM Imran Khan, Pulwama attack
Image Credits: Yahoo News India

Pakistan Minister, Fawad Chaudhary, on Thursday, admitted the Imran khan government’s role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel. “We have hit India in its own territory” and appreciating the party on its successful attack on Pulwama. 

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