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COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

25 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.09 lakh, the lowest in 539 days.

11 COVID-19 patients die in fire at Maharashtra hospital

06 Nov 2021

11 COVID-19 patients die in fire at Maharashtra hospital

At least 11 patients died and several others sustained serious injuries after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a civil hospital in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar city on Saturday morning.

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

06 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

India on Saturday reported nearly 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.46 lakh, the lowest in 255 days.

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ new cases, lowest in 259 days

02 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ new cases, lowest in 259 days

India on Tuesday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 259 days.

Sunburn Festival Goa is happening this year but conditions apply

24 Oct 2021

Sunburn Festival Goa is happening this year but conditions apply

One of the world's leading music festivals, the Sunburn Festival Goa, is coming back to its full-fledged mode this year, announced the organizers on Sunday.

COVID-19 vaccinations cross 1 billion in India; 21% fully vaccinated

21 Oct 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations cross 1 billion in India; 21% fully vaccinated

India's COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the 100 crore mark Thursday morning.

Coronavirus: India reports 14K+ new cases; vaccinations near 1 billion

20 Oct 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 14K+ new cases; vaccinations near 1 billion

India on Wednesday reported over 14,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.78 lakh, the lowest in 229 days.

After SC nudge, Centre issues guidelines for COVID-19 death certificate

13 Sep 2021

After SC nudge, Centre issues guidelines for COVID-19 death certificate

The Centre on Saturday filed a compliance affidavit before the Supreme Court, stating that it has framed guidelines to simplify the process for the issuance of the COVID-19 death certificate.

Researchers studying whether garlic essential oil could prevent COVID-19 infection

07 Sep 2021

Researchers studying whether garlic essential oil could prevent COVID-19 infection

The Center for Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing at Mohali and the Regional Center for Biotechnology in Faridabad are jointly researching the possibility of using natural garlic essential oils to inhibit the coronavirus's amino acids and the ACE2 protein—a receptor that serves as the entry point for coronaviruses into the human body.

'Thalaivii,' 'KGF 2' follow 'Bell Bottom,' going for theatrical release

23 Aug 2021

'Thalaivii,' 'KGF 2' follow 'Bell Bottom,' going for theatrical release

It looks like Bell Bottom has given filmmakers the much-needed hope to release their outings in theaters.

Here's how you can download your COVID-19 vaccination certificate

21 Aug 2021

Here's how you can download your COVID-19 vaccination certificate

COVID-19 vaccination certificates are fast becoming a mandate for various tasks such as traveling outside the country. They also simplify the hassles of post-pandemic domestic travel. In fact, several private and government offices now require staff to display their certificates.

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

12 Jul 2021

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

Actor Suniel Shetty's building in Mumbai has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on account of the rising COVID-19 cases in the housing complex.

'State-orchestrated massacre,' says Kunal Kamra about COVID-19, gets severe backlash

24 Jun 2021

'State-orchestrated massacre,' says Kunal Kamra about COVID-19, gets severe backlash

Calling COVID-19 a "state-orchestrated massacre," popular stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra lashed out at the PM Narendra Modi-led government in a recent opinion piece on The New York Times.

Odia playback singer Tapu Mishra dies due to COVID-19 complications

20 Jun 2021

Odia playback singer Tapu Mishra dies due to COVID-19 complications

Popular Odia singer Tapu Mishra, who worked prolifically in the playback industry, passed away on Saturday due to post-COVID-19 complications, said reports.

Remdesivir case: Seriously examine Sonu Sood's role, orders Bombay HC

17 Jun 2021

Remdesivir case: Seriously examine Sonu Sood's role, orders Bombay HC

Sonu Sood, who allegedly helped several during the pandemic, has angered the Bombay High Court.

COVID-19: 'Feeding Ones in Need' supplies ration to daily-wage workers

15 Jun 2021

COVID-19: 'Feeding Ones in Need' supplies ration to daily-wage workers

The deadly second wave of the COVID-19 and the lockdown that followed has once again brought lives to a standstill.

Aamir Khan-Viswanathan Anand's chess duel to raise COVID-19 relief funds

10 Jun 2021

Aamir Khan-Viswanathan Anand's chess duel to raise COVID-19 relief funds

Aamir Khan will take on former world champion Viswanathan Anand in a game of chess to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.

Chiranjeevi Oxygen banks: Megastar miffed over low national media coverage?

01 Jun 2021

Chiranjeevi Oxygen banks: Megastar miffed over low national media coverage?

Chiranjeevi has launched oxygen banks in the Anantapur and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh to help battle the oxygen crisis experienced during the COVID-19 second wave.

Producer Ryan Stephen succumbs to COVID-19; Kiara, Varun pay tribute

29 May 2021

Producer Ryan Stephen succumbs to COVID-19; Kiara, Varun pay tribute

Ryan Stephen, producer of Indoo ki Jawani, passed away on Saturday in Goa due to COVID-19 related complications.

Octogenarian treated with monoclonal antibody therapy returns home

27 May 2021

Octogenarian treated with monoclonal antibody therapy returns home

An 84-year-old man who was given monoclonal antibody therapy, which is said to reduce the chance of hospitalization by 70 percent in COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms, returned home on Wednesday.

BCCI to donate 2,000 oxygen concentrators in fight against COVID-19

24 May 2021

BCCI to donate 2,000 oxygen concentrators in fight against COVID-19

In a major move, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will contribute 2,000 oxygen concentrators of 10 liters each to help India fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sambhavna Seth alleges her father died due to medical negligence

23 May 2021

Sambhavna Seth alleges her father died due to medical negligence

Actress Sambhavna Seth has alleged that her father, who was seeking treatment for COVID-19 at a Delhi hospital, passed away due to the negligence of the hospital staff.

Cyclone Tauktae impacts entertainment industry heavily: Sets destroyed, offices inundated

20 May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae impacts entertainment industry heavily: Sets destroyed, offices inundated

Tauktae has battered several locations in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, and Kerala, causing casualties and damages.

'Bigg Boss Malayalam 3' flouts COVID-19 restrictions, set gets sealed

20 May 2021

'Bigg Boss Malayalam 3' flouts COVID-19 restrictions, set gets sealed

Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 3 has been temporarily suspended after sets of the show got sealed by the Tamil Nadu Police and health department yesterday.

Arijit Singh's mother passes away, needed blood a fortnight ago

20 May 2021

Arijit Singh's mother passes away, needed blood a fortnight ago

Popular singer Arijit Singh's mother Aditi Singh (52) passed away yesterday, after suffering from a cerebral stroke.

Please stop Kangana Ranaut, enough of your tone-deaf comments!

20 May 2021

Please stop Kangana Ranaut, enough of your tone-deaf comments!

It's one thing to have an opinion, and an entirely different scenario to be lacking sensitivity.

BCCI to discuss upcoming cricket season in Special General Meeting

19 May 2021

BCCI to discuss upcoming cricket season in Special General Meeting

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called for a Special General Meeting (SGM) to discuss the upcoming cricket season.

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

18 May 2021

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday said the country has so far lost 270 doctors in the raging second wave of COVID-19, which is wreaking havoc across India.

No work, no income, no PF either, laments Himani Shivpuri

18 May 2021

No work, no income, no PF either, laments Himani Shivpuri

Himani Shivpuri recently shared how actors, "especially the older ones," are facing a real tough time during the pandemic.

ICMR drops convalescent plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment guidelines

18 May 2021

ICMR drops convalescent plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment guidelines

The use of convalescent plasma therapy has been dropped from the recommended treatment guidelines for COVID-19 in India, as per an advisory from the Union Health Ministry on late Monday.

Why BJP minister Hardeep Puri helping Mallika Dua irked netizens?

17 May 2021

Why BJP minister Hardeep Puri helping Mallika Dua irked netizens?

Questions of celebrity privilege, political inclination, and rich-poor divide came to the fore surrounding actress/comedienne Mallika Dua recently.

Miss Universe: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins, Miss India 3rd runner-up

17 May 2021

Miss Universe: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins, Miss India 3rd runner-up

Mexico's Andrea Meza is the new Miss Universe. Defeating over 70 contestants, the 26-year-old impressed everyone at the 69th edition of the event with her honesty.

During pandemic, entire globe a unit: Centre justifies vaccine exports

16 May 2021

During pandemic, entire globe a unit: Centre justifies vaccine exports

Facing backlash over the export of indigenously-produced vaccines during the second COVID-19 wave, the Centre has said that the "entire globe is a unit" during a pandemic, in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court.

Centre issues new guidelines to combat COVID-19 in rural areas

16 May 2021

Centre issues new guidelines to combat COVID-19 in rural areas

Noting the gradual rise of COVID-19 cases in the country's rural areas, the Union Health Ministry on Sunday issued fresh guidelines to ensure that community-based services and primary level healthcare infrastructure in these regions are equipped to manage the raging pandemic.

Vitalik Buterin's $1 billion COVID-19 donation: Fact or farce?

16 May 2021

Vitalik Buterin's $1 billion COVID-19 donation: Fact or farce?

On May 12, the 27-year-old founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin donated cryptocurrency worth $1.5 billion to COVID-19 relief efforts in India and several other non-profits.

COVID-19 relief: Generous Coimbatore cop donates a month's salary

16 May 2021

COVID-19 relief: Generous Coimbatore cop donates a month's salary

As the second wave of COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the nation, many citizens are now coming forward to help those suffering.

Film body upset with Maharashtra halting vaccination for those under-44

15 May 2021

Film body upset with Maharashtra halting vaccination for those under-44

Ever since Maharashtra announced lockdown, junior artists and technicians associated with the entertainment industry have been hankering after aid and prompt vaccination.

COVID-19 in children: Symptoms, treatment and everything you should know

12 May 2021

COVID-19 in children: Symptoms, treatment and everything you should know

While earlier it was believed that kids and young adults were at a lesser risk of severe COVID-19 infections, with newer variants on the rise, there has been a steep increase in infections among children.

No more Amitabh Bachchan's blog posts? Superstar hints at that

12 May 2021

No more Amitabh Bachchan's blog posts? Superstar hints at that

Amitabh Bachchan has been sharing personal and professional updates through his blog for more than a decade now.

COVID-19: Huma Qureshi backs 100-bed hospital, Zack Snyder to help

11 May 2021

COVID-19: Huma Qureshi backs 100-bed hospital, Zack Snyder to help

Many celebrities are finally coming forward to lend a helping hand amid the second wave of COVID-19 in India.