The Indian Express | 1 week ago | 06-08-2022 | 05:35 pm
The 43-year-old globetrotter, fitness enthusiast, and actor, Gul Panag wears many feathers in her hat.Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special priceOf late, the actor has been stirring the wanderlust in us with the details of her Ladakh cycling expedition. The Dor actor’s love for cycling has been conspicuous, as she keeps posting videos and photographs on Instagram, sharing details of her experiences. Recently, she took to Instagram to share a photo with her son, Nihal in Tso Moriri or Lake Moriri in Ladakh. “Tso Moriri at last. The first hair wash in eight days. The dust and diesel fume residue in the hair creates a special kind of matte effect,” she said. A post shared by Gul Panag (@gulpanag) Earlier, the actor had also posted a series of posts on Instagram wherein she was seen cycling from Tso Kar (a salt lake known for its size and depth situated in the Rupshu Plateau) to Tso Moriri. “It’s a beautiful lake and home to migratory birds (Black necked crane, Bar Headed Geese, Brahmini Duck) even though it’s a saltwater lake,” she captioned the post.Calling it “the road less travelled,” she said that there was no metal road beyond Tso Kar. A post shared by Gul Panag (@gulpanag)Tso MoririLocated in the breathtakingly beautiful Rupshu Valley, the Tso Moriri Lake is less than 250 kilometres southeast of Leh. The lake, picturesquely located in this secluded, serene surrounding, is 4,000 metres above sea level.The lake is not just known for its beauty but it also comes with religious significance. Lying in the Changthang region of Ladakh, it is considered the most beautiful and sacred lake for the Ladakhis.Tso Moriri is home to many flora and fauna. It attracts a wide range of wildlife including migratory birds, marmots, and rarely found Tibetan wolves.The multi-shades of blue sky accompanied by the breathtaking landscape gives this place an extremely romantic feel. The lake is a popular tourist attraction especially in the months from May to August. The lake remains frozen from January to March.The view might be surreal but the weather conditions can be harsh. One must be careful as they might face breathlessness because of the high altitude. One can reach the place by air, train, or by road.📣 For more lifestyle news, follow us on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook and don’t miss out on the latest updates!
Heavy rain and bad weather in Mumbai forced a Nairobi- Mumbai flight to be diverted to Ahmedabad on Tuesday morning. The flight was later cleared to fly to Mumbai after 3.5 hours, said officials at Ahmedabad airport.The Kenya Airways flight number KQ-202 was enroute Mumbai from Nairobi. However, following bad weather in Mumbai, the flight was diverted to Ahmedabad early on Tuesday after Mumbai ATC did not approve its landing.There flight with 170 passengers landed at Ahmedabad airport around 4.30 am. The passengers were provided refreshments in the flight during its halt at Ahmedabad airport for 3.5 hours. The flight left for Mumbai at 7.30am after getting clearance.Snag delays flightMeanwhile, on Tuesday night, a Delhi-bound Indigo flight was delayed by around an hour owing to a technical snag that was detected by the pilot just before the flight was to take-off from Ahmedabad airport.The flight with 176 passengers was supposed to take-off from Ahmedabad airport at 8pm. But just before the take-off, the pilot sensed something was amiss. Upon checking a technical fault was found in the aircraft. Even as the aircraft was being checked, a Mumbai-Ahmedabad aircraft landed. The passengers of the Delhi flight were asked to board this aircraft and after an hour, the aircraft flew for Delhi.
August 9: Draupadi Murmu took the oath of office on July 25, 2022, becoming the 15th president of the Indian Republic. The first person from a tribal group to be chosen as India’s president, she is also the youngest.The award-winning Astro-numerologist Mr. Sidhharrth S Kumaar had already foreseen the historic event two months prior to the fantastic news taking the globe by storm. Naturally, this forecast, along with many more from him, came true.The revolutionary prediction was made on 22nd May 2022, a month before her name was put forth by the Indian political party BJP as NDA’S candidate for the presidential election going to be held in July 2022. Mr. Kumaar predicted that the next president of India was going to be a woman. It is important to note that Draupadi Murmu is only the second woman after Pratibha Patil to be elected as the president of India. He also foretold that the 15th president would belong to a tribal community. The prediction was made at one of his events which was then shared on his social media account at 8:00 pm.Renowned for blending his intuition and Astro-numerology-related knowledge in the contemporary world, several of his revelations have turned out to be true in recent years. In the year 2022, all of his predictions, including the monkeypox outbreak, stock market changes, extreme weather and temperature conditions, and celebrity prognosis, remained successful.Sidhharrth S Kumaar is the Astro Numerologist & Chief happiness officer at NumroVani. Academically, he holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and post which he has worked for around a decade in strategy and brand consulting. He is on a mission to make occult sciences (astrology and numerology) meet the modern science (consumer research, quantum physics) and use the potent synergistic combination of the duo to reimagine and evolve the wellbeing of humankind, especially in the corporate world.He started learning this numerology at the tender age of 6 years and have invested around one and a half decade in research work and post, which he started advising people and businesses in 2013.He has published more than 10 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and is an avid writer on multiple platforms in the subject area. He has also been invited by UGC-approved universities like central Sanskrit universities and other private universities to deliver guest lectures on occult sciences.Regular columnist to multiple media houses with more than 100M reads across all media portals, and he shares insights.NumroVani, his brand, is offering sustainable business solutions to corporates and companies of all scales, leveraged numerology as the core axle of services which is supplemented by modern science. NumroVani offers wellbeing services to founders, CXOs, employees, and company brand strategy services.
For 84 per cent professionals in the country, machine learning (ML) followed by statistics are the two most in-demand skills that recruiters are looking for in data science professionals, a report said on Tuesday.Python remains the most used programming language across all sectors and MS Excel, Tableau and Power BI are the top three visualisation tools used by data science professionals, according to the report by Great Learning, a BYJU’s group company.”For professionals looking to thrive in a digital-driven future, setting a foundation for the right data science skills needs to start now to weather the changes that are to come,” said Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-founder, Great Learning.This domain has impacted the way companies and businesses function and professionals who upskill in this field have a chance to become prime candidates in lucrative industries, he added.Two out of three professionals with zero-three years of experience said recruiters consider data visualisation as a “must-have skill”.Three in four data science professionals with less than three years of work experience engage in upskilling weekly, while more than 50 per cent professionals in the three-six years bracket upskill weekly.Professionals with 6-10 years of experience prefer to upgrade their skills quarterly, the report mentioned.Sector-wise, professionals in retail, Consumer packaged goods (CPG) and e-commerce are more inclined to learn cloud technologies as a new skill.Of the host of programming languages, 90 per cent data science professionals use Python as their choice for statistical modeling, the report noted.
SURAT: With steady rise in number of swine flu cases, health officials predict that the figure will be more than 100 within a week. Nine fresh swine flu cases were reported on Saturday and the total number of cases is now 52 in the city. The number of swine flu deaths has reached three in the city Officials, however, say active monitoring and timely treatment will ensure controlling the disease. They claim that cases will rise up to a certain number and its prevalence will be there till end of winter. On Friday, a 54-year-old woman from Velanja village died at a hospital. She had tested positive on July 28 and had been admitted to hospital since then. She was suffering from blood pressure.“Swine flu cases are going to increase and will continue to get reported till around February next year. Due to conducive weather, the cases will rise in the city,” said a health official. Swine flu testing is not common and there is no rapid test available for it. Currently, family members and those who come in contact with a positive patient are getting tested. Further, the vaccine for swine flu is not available for free and officials also claim that it is not effective since the virus changes its train at regular intervals. “People need not worry about swine flu infection since there is medicine for it. But it is necessary to identify the infection first and for that active monitoring is required,” said a health official. “Patients can monitor their own health and consult a doctor if there are symptoms of swine flu. But it is equally important that individuals improve their immunity to fight these viruses,” said a doctor. Meanwhile, on Saturday, 42 Covid-19 positive cases were reported in the city while 48 patients were discharged. Now, there are 253 active Covid cases and nine of them have been hospitalised.
The mercury across Japan skyrocketed on Tuesday with sweltering heat baking wide swathes of regions from the east to west, with temperatures hitting near-record highs of around 40 degrees Celsius.Due to the sudden rise in temperature, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) issued a warning that people should take preventative measures to avoid succumbing to heat-related illnesses, reports Xinhua news agency.People were also warned by a government alert, urging them to stay hydrated, refrain from making unnecessary trips or exercising outdoors and to use air conditioners to avoid heatstroke and heat exhaustion.The weather agency said that temperatures were expected to soar to 41 degrees Celsius in Kumagaya, 39 degrees Celsius in Nagoya and 37 degrees Celsius in Tokyo.The JMA said a high pressure system over Japan started sending temperatures soaring on Tuesday.Meanwhile, as weather systems become unstable, Tohoku and Hokkaido regions are experiencing heavy downpours.This is owing to hot and humid air blowing into a low pressure system and the fronts in Japan’s northern regions, public broadcaster NHK said.Due to high daytime temperatures and humid air, atmospheric conditions may become highly unstable in the Kanto-Koshin region later on Tuesday, said NHK, adding that some areas may be hit by thunderstorms, and downpours bringing more than 50 mm of hourly rain may occur.