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Circus aerialist walking again months after Amsterdam fall

Uzbek acrobat Kristina Vorobeva, who fell 10 meters during a circus performance in Amsterdam in January, can walk again, her physiotherapist said to Hart van Nederland on Sunday. “We expect her to walk out, on crutches, at the end of April,” physiotherapist Mireille Pont said. “Her rehabilitation was very intensive. She couldn’t do anything when […]

Sport

Bills, Steelers at the bottom of the league in draft capital

Heading into next week’s draft, the Bills and Steelers rank at the bottom of the league in the quality of the picks available to them. Based on the Jimmy Johnson trade value chart, and three more recent draft value charts that have attempted to quantify the value of draft picks, Buffalo and Pittsburgh rank as […]

Lifestyle

Mira Kapoor bakes a ‘yum’ chocolate cake but with a veggie

After Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor, who have been baking different kinds of cakes, Mira Kapoor gave us a sneak peek into yet another variety of the dessert that she whipped up during lockdown. Mira recently baked a chocolate cake but with twist — she added zucchini to it. In an Instagram story, she posted […]

Business

China March industrial output falls 1.1% year-on-year, better than forecast; first-quarter investment slides 16.1%

China’s industrial output fell a less steeper-than-expected 1.1% in March from a year earlier, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday, as the coronavirus crisis and strict containment measures severely disrupted the world’s second-largest economy. Analysts polled had expected industrial output to fall by 7.3% in March, moderating somewhat after plunging 13.5% […]

Technology

Valorant tournaments will have to censor the blood

On Wednesday afternoon Riot provided its first full update to the community on how Valorant esports are going to work. Rather than running official tournaments or a league, Riot will instead partner with third-parties to create tournaments and events. But the developer still has a few specific rules for the tournament organizers, including that blood […]

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Netherlands dentists ready to reopen for routine care

Dentists and oral hygienists are ready to reopen for routine care, with some extra precautionary measures taken against the spread of the coronavirus. Patients will have to wash their hands upon entering and ensure that they are in the waiting room for as short a time as possible. And practices will remove magazines, leaflets and […]

Sport

Chiefs view Patrick Mahomes contract as a “priority” but no timeline in place

When Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach visited PFT Live from the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, he said that a new contract for quarterback Patrick Mahomes will take time but it will get done well before there’s any chance of Mahomes leaving the team. Veach addressed Mahomes’ contract during a conference call on Thursday and the […]

Lifestyle

Khaman Dhokla is your teatime fix, try it out

The lockdown can feel boring, so it is best to plan various activities through the day to keep monotony away. While some of us enjoy reading, exercising, painting or solving crosswords, for many others the answer to everything boring and stressful is cooking. A lot of you will agree that cooking is therapeutic when you […]

Business

U.S. bailout watchdog vows to scrutinize share buybacks, dividends

An official charged with overseeing how the U.S. government handles $500 billion in bailout funds said on Friday he will also monitor how companies use the cash, including for share buybacks, dividends and staff compensation. Bharat Ramamurti, who was named this month as a member of the Congressional Oversight Commission to regulate relief programs administered […]

Technology

Why Valorant’s anti-cheat system has to launch when your computer starts

Valorant’s closed beta has been out for about a week, and players are starting to discover more about the game and how it works. Among the most recent discoveries is the fact that part of the game’s anti-cheat system, called Vanguard, launches as soon as you start your computer to help prevent more the sneaky forms of cheating. […]