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Python Causes Traffic Jam On Express Highway In India
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Python Causes Traffic Jam On Express Highway In India

There was a heavy traffic on Monday in India which was caused by a huge python. The 10-feet-long python caused a traffic jam on the Eastern Express Highway. Mumbaimirror reported. According to a police official, motorists spotted the snake across the highway at Chunabhatti. Traffic came to a halt as the snake attempted to cross the busy road during morning rush hour. Once successful, the reptile hid under a car. A team of snake catchers arrived at the scene an hour later and rescued the python, the official added. A team of local policemen and from the traffic branch arrived to bring back the traffic to normalcy. https://youtu.be/01uf-Ll7JSE
Monkeys Steal COVID-19 Samples After Attacking Lab Assistant
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Monkeys Steal COVID-19 Samples After Attacking Lab Assistant

A group of monkeys reportedly attacked a laboratory assistant in Delhi, India and escaped with a number of coronavirus blood samples. According to local media, the red-faced rhesus macaques snatched Covid-19 blood samples from four patients and fled the facilities near the Meerut Medical College in Delhi. The Times of India reported that one of the monkeys was later spotted in a tree chewing one of the sample collection kits. Dr S. K. Garg, a top official at the college, told Reuters: “Monkeys grabbed and fled with the blood samples of four Covid-19 patients who are undergoing treatment… we had to take their blood samples again.” He added: “No evidence has been found that monkeys can contract the infection.” https://youtu.be/ur_JDfaQFMc
Couple Name Their Twins ‘Corona’ And ‘Covid’ In India
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Couple Name Their Twins ‘Corona’ And ‘Covid’ In India

The situation of the coronavirus pandemic has been put into good use as an indian couple named their twins ‘Corona’ and ‘Covid’ in Chhattisgarh, India. This was done by the parents because the twins, a boy and a girl were born during the ongoing novel coronavirus-enforced nationwide lockdown. The names, they said, would remind them about all the hardships they conquered amid the lockdown, ahead of a successful delivery on the intervening night of March 26-27 at a government hospital in Raipur. However, the couple said they may change their decision later and rename their kids. "I was blessed with the twins - a boy and a girl - in the early hours on March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now," Preeti Verma, the 27-old mother of the newborns, told news...