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What is Novel Corona Virus or COVID-19 | The Origin of COVID-19

The great human race came to a standstill in the year 2020 due to the deadly Corona virus also known as COVID-19. The outbreak began in the wet markets of Wuhan city located in Hubei province of China. Though the origin of this outbreak is still a mystery, our best researches indicates the origin to be a wet market in China. There were as few as 40 infections during December 2019 in Wuhan. However, it has now spread to 213 countries and territories around the world resulting in 6,463,647 infections and 382,709 deaths. COVID-19 has affected all forms of business around the world. There isn’t a single industry that hasn’t been touched by Corona Virus. Be it tourism, travel, agriculture, retail stores, there isn’t a single area that has been affected by COVID-19. However, most of the impact was borne by the health sector. It changed the way how we define human health.   For one, Nations understood that having superior medical infrastructure in their country is not enough as long as

Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012 | Vallamkali

Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a world famous boat race which is held in the Punnamada Lake situated in the Alappuzha, Kerala, India. ‘ Vallamkali ‘ or ‘Vallam Kali’ is the Malayalam word for Boat Race. The trophy was awarded first by none other than the first Indian Prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952 during his visit in the Kerala. It is the competition of Chundan Vallams or ‘Chundan’ boats.   Nehru Trophy Boat Race in 2012… It is the 60 th Nehru Trophy Boat Race which was held on 11 th august 2012. The winner of this special event is “Sree Ganeshan”. The captain of this boat is G.G Jacob. They finished the race in 4:43:02 minutes. There were many VIPs in the spectators. It includes Lok Sabha Speaker Meera Kumar, Union Minister Vayalar Ravi, Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Umman Chandi, Union Minister K.C Venugopal and many others.