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The reduction in toxic air saved 630 people from premature deaths. Pixabay

The Covid-19 lockdown reduced dangerous air pollutants in five Indian cities — Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai — by up to 54 per cent saving 630 people from premature deaths, a team of UK scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher have found.

In late March 2020, a complete lockdown of internal and external borders together with social isolation measures came into effect in India, affecting the lives and mobility of its 1.3 billion population.

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Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has also recently unveiled its first Model 3 made-in-China at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. Wikimedia Commons

Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has unveiled its first Model 3 made-in-China at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai and started to give media test drives of the vehicle.

Tesla has been expected to focus on Model 3 production at its Shanghai automotive factory, where it mulls producing as many as 3,000 vehicles per week next year, Teslarati reported recently.

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Theaters with advanced equipment are blooming across China, said Chen Ping, former president of the National Center for the Performing Arts. Pixabay

China has a total of 2,478 modern theaters, more than twice as many as the 1,213 theaters in 2016, according to the ongoing 21st China Shanghai International Art Festival.

Partly due to the increasing need for cultural landmarks and citizens’ appetite for good-quality performing arts, major cities in China have seen a surge in theater construction, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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Some birds, which only frequent western or northern China, will fly south to the Wishing Star Park in the resort during winter. Pixabay

More than 90 kinds of birds have settled in a wetland park at the Shanghai Disney Resort, authorities said on Monday.

“Some birds, which only frequent western or northern China, will fly south to the Wishing Star Park in the resort during winter,” said Jason Fischer, a bird expert.

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