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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tests positive for Covid-19 despite taking booster dose

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The business magnate took to Twitter to inform the same. He said that he is experiencing very mild symptoms but will be isolated until he is healthy again

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Bill Gates tests positive for Covid-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The business magnate took to Twitter to inform the same. He said that he is experiencing very mild symptoms but will be isolated until he is healthy again.

The tweet read: I’ve tested positive for Covid. I’m experiencing mild symptoms and am following the experts’ advice by isolating myself until I’m healthy again. A billionaire philanthropist also said that he has been fully vaccinated and has also taken a booster dose. Taking to Twitter he said that he is fortunate to be vaccinated and have access to testing and great medical care.

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He also said that The Gates Foundation will be coming together for the first time after the Covid-19 pandemic. The Seattle-based Gates Foundation is an American private foundation founded by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates. With a $65 billion endowment, it is the most influential private foundation in the world.

Gates also thanked his team for their hard work and also shared that he will continue working with partners and do all he can to ensure none of us have to deal with a pandemic again.

Billionaire CEO Bill Gates has been an outspoken supporter of pandemic preventative measures, including specific access to vaccines and medication for poorer countries. In October, the Gates Foundation announced that it would spend USD 120 million to expand lower-income nations’ access to generic versions of Merck’s antiviral Covid-19 pills.

Meanwhile, India reported 2,897 new Covid-19 cases and 54 fatalities in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry, the active cases in the country stand at 19,494.

According to the ministry, active cases account for 0.05 percent of total infections, with a national Covid-19 recovery rate of 98.74 percent.

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Bangladesh teen sleeps while playing hide and seek, found in different country 7 days later

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Bangladesh teen sleeps while playing hide and seek, found in different country 6 days later

During the game of hide and seek, a 15-year-old boy reached another country 3,700 kilometers away. To people’s surprise he was found after 6 days. During this, the family members of the child kept searching for him. The case is of Chittagong, Bangladesh, and from there the missing boy was found in Malaysia after 7 days.

According to reports, 15-year-old Faheem was playing hide and seek with his friends in Chittagong port. Meanwhile, he locked himself inside a shipping container and slept there. By the time he woke up, the container had reached Malaysia. Neither his family members nor the people working there got a clue about this.

But when the container was opened at the port of Malaysia, the people of the authority were shocked. A boy came out of it. During interrogation, it was found that he is from Bangladesh. After which the authorities informed the employees of Chittagong port.

Teen transported from bangladesh to malaysia

Faheem, who went missing on January 11, was found in the port of Malaysia on January 17. According to the Malaysian news agency, Bernama, Malaysia’s Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasyushan Ismail has given a statement regarding this incident. He said that it is believed that the boy had entered the container, then slept there and reached here.

It was told that Faheem remained hungry and thirsty for a whole week in the container. Due to this he had become very weak and he also had fever. After being taken out, he was taken to the nearest hospital for examination.

The police initially suspected that it could be a case of human trafficking, but after contacting the Bangladeshi authority, the truth came to the fore. However, this is not the first case. In October last year, Malaysian police recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy from the container.

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Brazil man fakes death to see who gathers at his funeral, family and friends enraged

The man identified as Balthazal Lemos, earlier this month, had shared the false news of his Facebook by sharing a status that read that Balthazar Lemos had parted from the world.

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An amusing story has come to light from Brazil where a man faked his own death in order to see who will turn up at his funeral. According to reports, the man had spread the fake news about his death to his relatives and friends with the intention to find out who will come.

The incident according to reports started earlier this month but concluded on 18 January after his funeral.

According to reports, the 60 year old man had shared the news of his death on his social media after which even his last rites were conducted. The Brazilian man single-handedly concocted the plan. The man had been conducting last rites ceremony in his career which was the reason why he could solely depend on himself to carry out the plan.

The man identified as Balthazal Lemos, earlier this month, had shared the false news of his Facebook by sharing a status that read that Balthazar Lemos had parted from the world. After Lemos’s post, his family were taken aback by shocking learnings.

After learning about the death of Lemos, his nephews rushed to the hospital to find out what happened that led to his death. However, the situation took an awry turn as the hospital staff denied recollection of Lemos being admitted to the hospital.

The friends of the Brazilian man also chimed in and shared the news and asked for the cause of death, however, no explanation was given out. Instead of telling about the cause of death, the location and time of the funeral was shared, directing the people to attend the funeral ceremony.

At the funeral procession, which was organised in a small chapel at Lemos’ hometown, the friends and family of the man showed up to offer their condolences and bid their last good-byes to the man. However, Lemos’ voice startled the guest as he announced himself to the people which led to many people shedding tears.

Lemos rose up from his coffin bed after opening the gate and stood tall in front of all the guests. The Brazilian man after rising up told the people why he did what he did after which many were agitated by his somewhat harmless joke and accused him of hurting their sentiments.

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Pakistan Finance Minister trolled for saying Allah is responsible for country’s prosperity

The senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said he is confident that Pakistan would progress as it was formed in the name of Islam.

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Pakistan Finance Minister trolled for saying Allah is responsible for country's prosperity

Where on one hand Pakistan is drowning in the pit of poverty, but still on the core of it, it’s ministers are not desisting from rhetoric. The latest case is that of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar who has started playing the religious card to reduce the resentment of the people of the country.

Pakistan is the only country founded in the name of Islam and Allah is responsible for its development and prosperity, said Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Friday, as the cash-strapped country faced a serious payment crunch.

If Allah can create then he will also protect

Addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Green Line Express train service, the senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said he is confident that Pakistan would progress as it was formed in the name of Islam. Dar said that if Allah can create Pakistan, he can also protect, develop and prosper it. The Finance Minister added that they are trying their best to improve the condition of Pakistan under the leadership of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

The politician is being severely trolled on social media for his bizarre statement. While some reminded him his oath, rest wrote that god will only help the people if the people in power will help themselves.

Moreover, Dar didn’t stop there, holding Pakistan’s present plight responsible for the drama that started five years ago, Ishaq Dar said that the people of Pakistan are still suffering. He said before this drama, Pakistan’s economy was in good condition during Nawaz Sharif’s tenure of 2013-17.

Pakistan was on the path of progress under Nawaz’s rule, Dar

Dar said that Pakistan was on the path of progress under Nawaz’s rule but it was derailed. People can see the devastation the country has faced in the last five years. In the absence of foreign exchange, Pakistan is left with no currency to pay even for the purchase of essential commodities. To deal with this problem, he is looking for an economic package from several institutions including the International Monetary Fund.

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