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Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on beds in Delhi

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on beds in Delhi

With a worrying surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi and allegations that Arvind Kejriwal's government isn't disclosing the actual statistics, the chief minister on Tuesday announced that a new mobile application has been launched to give information about beds in the National Capital.

As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

01 Jun 2020

As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

As hundreds of people gathered outside White House on Friday night, to raise their voice against the brutal killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, United States President Donald Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker, reports said on Monday.

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

31 May 2020

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

Sara Ali Khan has always been pretty candid about her incredible weight loss journey.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

28 May 2020

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

22 May 2020

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

19 May 2020

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

16 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

Tennis has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and it looks like the 2020 season could be wiped out.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

15 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is pressing ahead with preparations to stage the US Open 2020 in New York this year but is "aggressively" drafting alternative plans for the tournament.

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

13 May 2020

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

Telegram, one of the biggest messaging platforms in the world, has decided to shutter its blockchain and cryptocurrency project - the Telegram Open Network (TON).

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

13 May 2020

COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers

Rise Up New York, a virtual telethon held to aid those in New York affected due to the coronavirus pandemic, raised a whopping $115 million on Monday night.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

06 May 2020

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

The United States is looking to disband the White House task force on COVID-19.

COVID-19: Days after antibodies diagnosis, Madonna parties with friends

04 May 2020

COVID-19: Days after antibodies diagnosis, Madonna parties with friends

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc all across the globe, but Madonna clearly hasn't gotten the memo yet.

TMC's Mahua Moitra v/s NRI doctors: Thin-skinned politician insults doctors

04 May 2020

TMC's Mahua Moitra v/s NRI doctors: Thin-skinned politician insults doctors

Mahua Moitra, one of the strongest voices All India Trinamool Congress has, is receiving criticism for insulting the NRI doctors. They had raised an issue about less coronavirus testing in West Bengal and ambiguous reports about deaths.

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

03 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

The last week of April was all about bugs, glitches, and leaks.

A 1,400-km drive for Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima

30 Apr 2020

A 1,400-km drive for Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima

Riddhima Kapoor, the daughter of late veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, has got a pass to travel to Mumbai from Delhi by road. She will travel roughly 1,400 kilometer by road and reach the Maharashtra capital after 18 hours approximately.

Rapper Fred the Godson dies of coronavirus at 35

24 Apr 2020

Rapper Fred the Godson dies of coronavirus at 35

In a tragic piece of news, New York-based rapper Fred the Godson (real name: Fredrick Thomas) has died due to complications related to the novel coronavirus.

Dylan's 'The Times' lyrics up for sale for $2.2 million

20 Apr 2020

Dylan's 'The Times' lyrics up for sale for $2.2 million

Bob Dylan's thoughts and words are worth millions of dollars, literally!

Now, New Yorkers can have 'video weddings' via Zoom

19 Apr 2020

Now, New Yorkers can have 'video weddings' via Zoom

Given the whole COVID-19 situation, New York has officially started allowing wedding ceremonies to be conducted via video conference.

COVID-19: Joaquin Phoenix, John Legend urge NY to release prisoners

15 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Joaquin Phoenix, John Legend urge NY to release prisoners

Oscar award-winning Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix has called for New York authorities to free some prison inmates, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

13 Apr 2020

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

Sold! The Beatles' handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics fetch $910,000

11 Apr 2020

Sold! The Beatles' handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics fetch $910,000

Paul McCartney's hastily scribbled lyrics for The Beatles' iconic song Hey Jude fetched a whopping $910,000, nine times its original estimate, at a recent auction.

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.

Two weeks after diagnosis, Weinstein is free of coronavirus symptoms

11 Apr 2020

Two weeks after diagnosis, Weinstein is free of coronavirus symptoms

Disgraced Hollywood producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, who is currently serving prison term, has no symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over two weeks after contracting the deadly illness.

NYC couple sees trucks remove 'string of bodies' outside apartment

09 Apr 2020

NYC couple sees trucks remove 'string of bodies' outside apartment

As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the United States, scenes become grimmer in the eastern state of New York.

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

08 Apr 2020

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".

In a first, tiger tests positive for coronavirus in US

06 Apr 2020

In a first, tiger tests positive for coronavirus in US

A tiger at a zoo in New York, United States, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Singer-songwriter Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

02 Apr 2020

Singer-songwriter Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

In yet another grave loss to the entertainment world, acclaimed musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger passed away on Wednesday in New York, after contracting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

01 Apr 2020

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

31 Mar 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

To deal with COVID-19, which has infected 1,251 and killed 32 across India, the government has identified ten hotspots, two of which are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin, a report in Indian Express said on Tuesday.

COVID-19: Celebrities who lost their lives to the pandemic

30 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Celebrities who lost their lives to the pandemic

The coronavirus sees no boundaries.

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

30 Mar 2020

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

US President Donald Trump anticipates that peak coronavirus death rate in his country will hit in two weeks while he extended the voluntary nationwide lockdown till April 30.

Stage, film actor Mark Blum dies due to COVID-19 complications

27 Mar 2020

Stage, film actor Mark Blum dies due to COVID-19 complications

Veteran American stage actor Mark Blum passed away due to complications from the novel coronavirus (or the COVID-19) disease, The Wrap reports.

US tops world in coronavirus cases, surpasses epicenter China

27 Mar 2020

US tops world in coronavirus cases, surpasses epicenter China

The fears of experts that the United States might become the next hotspot of COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel coronavirus, turned true on Thursday as the country now has the most number of infections, surpassing the epicenter China and European nation Italy, where the most number of people have died of the pandemic.

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

23 Mar 2020

Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot

Usually bustling with activities, people going out in parks and party enthusiasts having a time of their lives, New York in the United States has become eerily quiet, as there's the anticipation it could become the next coronavirus hotspot.

Tesla shutting down factories as COVID-19 spreads in the US

20 Mar 2020

Tesla shutting down factories as COVID-19 spreads in the US

After downplaying the threat of coronavirus disease COVID-19 for several weeks, Elon Musk has finally taken some action to combat the situation.

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.