With all legal (and illegal) industrial clusters shut across Delhi-NCR owing to the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown, river Yamuna has got a much-needed breather, albeit temporary, and is now showing a visible improvement.
President Donald Trump on Friday recommended that Americans cover their faces with masks when outdoors, a policy U-turn following growing scientific research suggesting their widespread use can stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Confronted with a novel virus, we need a novel cure. Are you, like much of middle-class humanity, wondering what to do with the “gift” of time, which doesn’t involve substances, non-stop news monitoring or meme hunting? Here are five novels that make for lively companions in unnervingly still times.
US-based video meeting app Zoom courted a fresh controversy when security researchers from Citizen Lab at University of Toronto found that some Zoom calls are being routed through servers in China, along with conference encryption and decryption keys used to secure those calls.
Deep in the foothills of Mexico’s Sierra Juarez mountains, Juana Lazaro washes her hands vigorously, lathering up to her elbows and scrubbing between her fingers then rinsing them several times with cold water.
Even as the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League hangs in balance due to the coronavirus outbreak, both the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as well as the IPL franchises are keeping fingers crossed in order to have a full season of the cash-rich league. And a major player in this scenario is the foreign boards as an IPL without the foreign players wouldnt be the carnival it is. So, even as the country fights the pandemic, BCCI has been keeping foreign boards in the loop with regards to developments.
With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-mast, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak, especially “martyrs” who fell while fighting what has become a global pandemic.
Blocking export of coronavirus-related medical equipment would be a ‘mistake’, Canadian PM Trudeau warns Trump
Even as the Donald Trump’s White House has adopted an America First approach to sourcing critical medical supplies related to countering the coronavirus pandemic with steps like blocking exports of such equipment to other countries, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned the American President that taking such a measure will be a “mistake.”
A picture of Deepika Padukone flashing a toothless smile as a child is doing the rounds online. The picture shows the actor sitting on her mother’s lap, wearing a white frock with her hair tied up.
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Microsoft’s efforts to get back in the browser has worked with Edge becoming the 2nd most popular globally. Microsoft Edge has managed to beat Mozilla Firefox, according to NetMarketShare’s March report.
Happy birthday Lisa Ray: From auditioning for Bond film to beating cancer, here are 5 major revelations by the actor-writer
Lisa Ray, known in India as a successful model-turned-actor with films like Water and Kasoor to her credit, is celebrating her 48th birthday today. The cancer survivor is now also a writer and released her memoir, Close to the Bone, last year, spilling some of the deepest secrets about her life.
The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent 21-day lockdown in the country has stalled daily life as well as impacted industries across sectors. Actor Mugdha Godse feels that because of the stalling of film releases and suspension of shoots, the Indian entertainment industry will also suffer a major impact.
The spread and scale of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have seen calls for strengthening international cooperation in the area of public health, both at the regional level and multilaterally. The Group of Twenty (G20) video summit on March 26 decided on better data-sharing and enhanced cooperation.
As a Westerner, I’ve always been amused by people wearing facial masks in public. I recall a particular moment in the late 1990s, when I was part of a small group hiking in the Himalayas, at high altitude on a sunny day, in thin and pristine air, and with nary a human in sight. Suddenly, a group of Japanese hikers popped up from behind a crag, fully decked out in rubber gloves and masks.
Disney delayed the releases of more than a dozen major films Friday, but has not given up on a summer blockbuster with Mulan now penciled in for a July launch despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Tales From The Loop makes Amazon debut, Shah Rukh Khan’s fanpage donates Rs 1 lakh for Covid-19 relief
Shah Rukh Khan’s Twitter fanpage donates Rs 1 lakh to coronavirus relief fund: ‘Following our idol’s footsteps’
Sunny Leone feels relieved as her 3 kids get tired running up and down, says ‘Thank the Lord my kids are easily entertained’
Sunny Leone and husband Daniel Weber have been devising various ways to keep their three kids entertained and occupied amid lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak. Sunny has now shared a video as they accompanied their kids to the open area in their building premises for some outdoor activity.