October 28, 2020 Dose 64

The Capsule

India's first 'savior sibling' cured her brother of fatal illness

TOP STORIES

Tens of thousands of people have marched through Dhaka demanding a boycott of French goods

Reneka Ahmed Antu was chosen to fill a top executive position in Telenor Group for a day as part of the International Day of the Girl

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpassed the 4 lakh mark

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh have signed a defense agreement

Harley-Davidson and Hero Motocorp announced a partnership for the local market

Prince of Qatar and his team boarded their flight to Lukla for an expedition of Mt Amadablam

Two hundred and sixty-seven houses are to be constructed in Dang district under the People's Housing Programme

Several dead in blast at religious school in Peshawar

Islamabad summoned the French ambassador to issue rebuke on French President's recent comments regarding Islam

China told U.S. not to bully Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo visit

Parliament closed down after personnel tested positive for COVID-19

Mannar wind power plant to be completed in 2021

TECHNOLOGY AND STARTUPS

Ankhi Das, a top Facebook executive in India, has left the company months after she was alleged to interfere in how the company enforced its hate-speech policy

Assassin's Creed is coming to Netflix

A Startup You Should Follow

Zantrik is a digital vehicle maintenance startup based in Bangladesh that will clean, fix, replace, paint, and maintain your vehicle anytime, anywhere. They also have AI solutions and recently developed an AI driver behavior monitoring system to prevent road accidents. Besides that, they also offer a business fleet for brands and take care of their transportation.

SPORTS CORNER

FC Barcelona President Bartomeu resigned after 20,000 supporters signed a petition for his removal

India's squad for the Aussie tour

The Proteas plan first tour of Pakistan in 12 years

KEEP IT SHARP

What is shaped like a box, has no feet and runs up and down?

HERE'S SOMETHING INTERESTING

"Einstein has made a universe and I can't tell you how long that will last."

OF ART AND ARTISTS

Seven Eyes' compositions transcend multiple genres – Jazz, Brazilian, Sufi/Hindustani music, and Western classical music. Tanya Wells is a British/Swiss vocalist, while Paulo Vinícius from Brazil is a classical guitarist. Make sure to check their take on the classic, "Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo."

ANSWER

 An Elevator

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"A man without a vote is a man without protection."

-- Lyndon B. Johnson

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