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Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

16 Oct 2020

Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

Singer Kumar Sanu aka "Melody King of Bollywood," has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

10 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, best known for immortalizing the fictional character of private investigator Feluda in Satyajit Ray's works, had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, October 6.

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

04 Oct 2020

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

Actor Tamannaah Bhatia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Malaika Arora tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

07 Sep 2020

Malaika Arora tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

Bollywood actor and television personality Malaika Arora has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 46-year-old took to social media earlier today to reveal her diagnosis.

Arjun Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

06 Sep 2020

Arjun Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 35-year-old took to social media to inform fans about his diagnosis.

Don't take it lightly: Himansh Kohli tests positive for COVID-19

06 Sep 2020

Don't take it lightly: Himansh Kohli tests positive for COVID-19

Bollywood actor Himansh Kohli has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Lata Mangeshkar's building in Mumbai sealed due to COVID-19

30 Aug 2020

Lata Mangeshkar's building in Mumbai sealed due to COVID-19

Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar's residential building in Mumbai, Prabhukunj, was sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entertainment round-up: Honey Trehan, Rajesh Kumar positive for COVID-19, more

27 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Honey Trehan, Rajesh Kumar positive for COVID-19, more

On Thursday, news in the world of entertainment was about a pregnancy announcement that fans had long been waiting for, a couple of celebrities testing positive for COVID-19, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Dilip Kumar's brother Aslam Khan dies, had contracted COVID-19

21 Aug 2020

Dilip Kumar's brother Aslam Khan dies, had contracted COVID-19

Aslam Khan, the younger brother of legendary actor Dilip Kumar, passed away on Friday morning at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 88.

Dilip Kumar's brothers test positive for COVID-19, hospitalized

16 Aug 2020

Dilip Kumar's brothers test positive for COVID-19, hospitalized

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar's (aka Muhammad Yusuf Khan) younger brothers, Ehsaan Khan and Aslam Khan, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19: Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health critical, on life support

14 Aug 2020

COVID-19: Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health critical, on life support

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health deteriorated last night. He has since been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Chennai's MGM Healthcare facility.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

10 Aug 2020

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Monday, news in the world of entertainment was about some major developments in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, a couple of exciting announcements, and much more.

Happy to go home: Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19

08 Aug 2020

Happy to go home: Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has tested negative for the novel coronavirus and will soon be discharged from the hospital.

Made my week: Bachchan Jr. receives letter from Chelsea

01 Aug 2020

Made my week: Bachchan Jr. receives letter from Chelsea

Abhishek Bachchan, who is a big time Chelsea fan, was clearly over the moon this afternoon, as he received well wishes from his favorite football club.

'You don't know who fathered you,' Big B tells troll

28 Jul 2020

'You don't know who fathered you,' Big B tells troll

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was full of emotions on Monday night, as he sat down to pen his daily blog entry. Bachchan is currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital for coronavirus treatment.

Aishwarya, Aaradhya test negative for COVID-19, discharged from hospital

27 Jul 2020

Aishwarya, Aaradhya test negative for COVID-19, discharged from hospital

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as well as her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya, have tested negative for the coronavirus. They were diagnosed with the disease on July 12.

Entertainment round-up: Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son is COVID-19 positive, and more

23 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son is COVID-19 positive, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Thursday was unwittingly about celebrities' COVID-19 test results. Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son tested positive, while megastar Amitabh Bachchan busted a fake news report claiming he "recovered" from the disease.

Amitabh and Abhishek, battling COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon

23 Jul 2020

Amitabh and Abhishek, battling COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who were admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus earlier this month, are likely to be discharged soon.

Bachchans are stable, do not need intense treatment: Report

13 Jul 2020

Bachchans are stable, do not need intense treatment: Report

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who are currently admitted to the isolation ward of Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital due to their COVID-19 diagnosis, are stable and do not require intense treatment, hospital sources informed PTI on Monday.

Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

13 Jul 2020

Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after his coronavirus diagnosis, on Sunday thanked fans and colleagues for their concern and prayers.

Aamir Khan's staff members test positive for coronavirus

30 Jun 2020

Aamir Khan's staff members test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has confirmed that some of his staff members have contracted coronavirus.

Malaika Arora's building sealed after resident tests positive for coronavirus

11 Jun 2020

Malaika Arora's building sealed after resident tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood actor and model Malaika Arora's residential building in Mumbai has been sealed and turned into a containment zone, after a resident tested positive for the coronavirus.

Veteran actor Kiran Kumar tests negative for coronavirus

27 May 2020

Veteran actor Kiran Kumar tests negative for coronavirus

Veteran actor Kiran Kumar, who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus earlier this month, has now tested negative for the disease.

Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

24 May 2020

Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's maternal aunt has passed away, he confirmed on social media.

Filmmaker Kunal Kohli loses maternal aunt to coronavirus

24 May 2020

Filmmaker Kunal Kohli loses maternal aunt to coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli's maternal aunt passed away in Chicago, United States, after an eight-week battle with the coronavirus.

Actor Kiran Kumar tests coronavirus positive, quarantined at home

24 May 2020

Actor Kiran Kumar tests coronavirus positive, quarantined at home

Veteran actor Kiran Kumar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is currently under home quarantine. The 74-year-old was diagnosed with the deadly virus on May 14.

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

28 Sep 2018

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.

India far away from launching human spaceflight mission: Ex-ISRO chief

05 Jul 2018

India far away from launching human spaceflight mission: Ex-ISRO chief

India has a long way to go before it can actually undertake a human spaceflight mission, former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said.

Chandrayaan-2: Mission to land on Moon on schedule, says ISRO

13 Jan 2018

Chandrayaan-2: Mission to land on Moon on schedule, says ISRO

India is going back to Moon soon as the launch of its next lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is on schedule, according to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

21 Nov 2017

ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

The ISRO has said it plans to launch for the first time a rocket completely built by private players by 2020-21.

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

30 Oct 2017

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

Private Indian companies will soon be joining hands with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for a Joint Venture (JV) to build launch vehicles, something which has been "out-of-bounds" for private firms so far.

ISRO to resume satellite launches in December

17 Sep 2017

ISRO to resume satellite launches in December

Despite suffering a setback due to its unsuccessful satellite launch on 31st August, ISRO announced that it would resume satellite launches from December.

Launch failure not due to overloading, says ISRO chairman

03 Sep 2017

Launch failure not due to overloading, says ISRO chairman

Following the failure of ISRO's PSLVC39 rocket to launch India's eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H, the space agency has been investigating the failure.

New launchpad at Sriharikota to boost ISRO's launch capacity

03 Aug 2017

New launchpad at Sriharikota to boost ISRO's launch capacity

ISRO's launch capacity will soon receive a boost as the launchpad center at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota will get a second vehicle assembly building by the end of this year.

Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!

31 Jul 2017

Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!

Attention, Indian space nerds! You may have something big to celebrate as two lunar missions are slated to take off from Indian soil next year.

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

21 Jul 2017

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

ISRO's commercial and marketing arm, Antrix Corporation, earned Rs. 45.2cr from the 29 foreign nano-satellites launched on 23 June along with its Cartosat-2 satellite.

Mangalyaan: India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 Earth days

21 Jun 2017

Mangalyaan: India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 Earth days

India's first Mars Orbiter 'Mangalyaan', launched in Nov'13, has completed 1,000 Earth days in the Martian orbit on 19 June stated ISRO.

Time is ripe for India to venture into space business

16 Jun 2017

Time is ripe for India to venture into space business

The ISRO has achieved remarkable feats this year, first with launching 104 satellites in a single go in February and second with the launch of India's heaviest satellite GSLV Mark III.

Three atomic clocks of Indian GPS satellites stopped working

14 Jun 2017

Three atomic clocks of Indian GPS satellites stopped working

Three atomic clocks onboard one of the seven satellites of India's version of American navigation system GPS -Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)- have failed.

With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?

29 May 2017

With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?

With the launch of the GSLV Mk III, ISRO's heaviest launch vehicle, India may soon enter the elite club of nations capable of manned-space missions.