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TV star Helly Shah is nervous to shoot amid Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi, July 13 | Television actress Helly Shah, who has started shooting for the second season of "Ishq Mein Marjawan", says she does...

Palazzo Versace Dubai launches if E-Gift Platform

New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) With the pandemic impacting travel and hospitality, hotels and properties have had to innovate and come up with out...

How the pandemic has hit Ola, Uber hard in India

By Gokul BhagabatiNew Delhi, July 13 | Before the world realised the enormity of Covid-19 repercussions, ride-hailing companies Ola and Uber just appeared...

Gates warns ‘deadlier pandemic’ if vaccine goes to ‘highest bidders’

San Francisco, July 12 | Microsoft founder Bill Gates has warned about a deadlier pandemic if successful drugs or a COVID-19 vaccine, when developed,...

Mumbai Police thanks Rohit Shetty for helping on-duty personnel amid pandemic

Mumbai, July 11 | Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has thanked filmmaker Rohit Shetty for his initiative to help on-duty personnel amid the...

Covid-19 pandemic left 147M people unemployed globally: Study

Sydney, July 11 | Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has made 147 million people unemployed, adding that...

California to free 8,000 inmates over pandemic fears

San Francisco, July 11 | The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced that as many as 8,000 inmates locked in the state'...

Bhumi Pednekar: Quarantine led me to realise I prefer isolation

Mumbai, July 10 | Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar says she has loved being by herself and has focussed on things that make her happy...

African Athletics boss eyes future development after COVID-19 pandemic

Paris, July 9 | African Athletics Confederation (CAA) President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on...

Vidya Balan resumes work amid Covid-19 pandemic

Mumbai, July 8 | After Taapsee Pannu, actress Vidya Balan shared that she has resumed shooting amid the ongoing Covid pandemic.On Wednesday, Vidya took...

David Schwimmer: ‘Friends’ reunion tricky to pull off amid pandemic

Los Angeles, July 7 | "Friends" star David Schwimmer says the upcoming reunion special of the popular sitcom is proving "really tricky" to pull...

Taapsee Pannu is back to work amid Covid-19 pandemic

Mumbai, July 7 | After almost three months of lockdown, actress Taapsee Pannu is back in action. On Tuesday, the actress took to Instagram Stories...

B’luru civic body to add more ambulances amid pandemic

Bengaluru, July 7 | City civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika (BBMP), will add more ambulances after it arranged 250 vehicles amid the Covid...

UN urges int’l community to unite against terroism amid pandemic

United Nations, July 7 | A week-long UN Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week has kicked off to discuss the strategic and practical challenges of countering terrorism...

AI should begin ‘leave without pay’ to tide over pandemic pains,...

New Delhi, July 6 | To secure the financial health and survival of Air India, the national carrier's pilot unions have called for instituting...

Randeep Hooda steps out to clean beach amid Covid-19 pandemic

Mumbai, July 6 | Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, actor Randeep Hooda has taken part in a clean-up drive at Versova Beach.On social media,...

UAE announces broad govt reshuffle amid pandemic

Dubai, July 6 | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a broad government reshuffle, merging several ministries and departments and appointing new economy and...

Vaani Kapoor shares her biggest lesson from pandemic

Mumbai, July 6 | Actress Vaani Kapoor says the biggest lesson she learnt from the Covid pandemic to the importance of being prepared. "I...

Assam’s Guwahati enters ‘real pandemic stage’: Health Minister

Guwahati, July 5 | With a massive rise of Covid-19 cases, Assam's main city of Guwahati has entered a "real pandemic phase" with community...

Adopt Cloud fast to beat pandemic blues: Indian tech honchos

New Delhi, July 5 | The Covid-19 lockdown forced enterprises in India to shift their operations overnight to immediately accommodate a remote workforce. During...

Chidambaram hails decision to skip Ganesh fest amid Covid pandemic

New Delhi, July 1 | After it was announced that the iconic Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh idol in Mumbai will not be established during the...

Biden won’t hold campaign rallies amid pandemic

Washington, July 1 | Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has said he will not hold campaign rallies due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was...

Trump again slams China over COVID-19 pandemic

Washington, July 1 | US President Donald Trump has once again slammed China over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which America is struggling to contain...

Trump has failed Americans amid COVID-19 pandemic: Biden

Washington, July 1 | Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has accused President Donald Trump of having "surrendered" and "failed" the Americans in the wake...

New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China (Ld)

Beijing, June 30 | Chinese researchers have reportedly discovered a new strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus that has the potential to become...

Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

Beijing, June 30 | A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been found in China by scientists,...

2.5mn kids in Yemen facing hunger amid pandemic: Unicef

Sanaa, June 27 | Around 2.4 million children below the age of 5 in Yemen were facing hunger and malnutrition due to a shortage...

Diana Penty: Pandemic has taught me to value life

Mumbai, June 26 | Actress Diana Penty says the COVID-19 pandemic has been natures way of telling humans to stop, adding that the outbreak...

TV actress Aparna Dixit on shooting amid Covid-19 pandemic

Mumbai, June 25 | Actress Aparna Dixit is among several people in the TV industry who are back at work, now that shooting has...

Pandemic alters drug trafficking methods, routes: UN

Vienna, June 25 | Restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic have forced innovation across sectors, including the global drug market, which has turned to...

170 signatories endorse UN ceasefire appeal during pandemic

United Nations, June 25 | A total of 170 signatories have endorsed the UN's appeal for a global ceasefire, and stand united against the...

Goa teachers slam CM’s decision to attend school amid pandemic

Panaji, June 24 | Goa's Higher Secondary school teachers have slammed the decision of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to make it mandatory for teachers...

Decline in active Covid cases in Delhi but pandemic far from...

New Delhi, June 24 | The novel coronavirus has exploded in Delhi and unleashed an unprecedented health crisis. On Tuesday, Delhi recorded 3,947 Covid-19...

Mamata to review Covid pandemic, Amphan relief in all-party meet

Kolkata, June 24 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold an all-party meet at the state secretariat Nabanna on Wednesday to review...

Fewer UK deaths from Dec 2019 to March 2020 despite pandemic

London, June 23 | Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, scientists have found that there were fewer deaths recorded in the UK from the end of...

Pak receives 1st Afghan export since pandemic began

Islamabad, June 23 | Pakistan received the first Afghan export via three major border points after nearly three months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit...

How ‘Impractical Jokers’ are coping with COVID-19 pandemic

By Sugandha RawalNew Delhi, June 23 | Getting together and having fun is the core essence of "Impractical Jokers", and the well-known US comedy...

ONGC looking at capex optimisation amid pandemic

New Delhi, June 22 | State-run ONGC is looking at opportunities for optimising its capital and operational expenditures as the coronavirus pandemic has impacted...

Klopp hails Rashford for social work during COVID-19 pandemic

London, June 21 | Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Marcus Rashford for his incredible social services during the COVID-19 crisis, saying he has...

Rashes, fatigue & stigma: How ambulance workers are coping with pandemic

Ghaziabad, June 20 | Hospitals are the battleground against the COVID-19 pandemic. While the doctors and paramedical staff are leading...

Curfew in Tulsa lifted ahead of Trump rally amid pandemic (Ld)

Washington, June 20 | US President Donald Trump said that there will be no curfew in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he's scheduled to hold a...

Turkey introduces “safe tourism” concept amid COVID-19 pandemic

Istanbul, June 20 | The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry launched a two-day program to introduce the country's "safe tourism" concept to ambassadors to...

Pandemic entering ‘new and dangerous phase’: WHO

Geneva, June 20 | The World Health Organization has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering a "new and dangerous" phase. Thursday saw the...

Maha cancels all degree exams for AY-2019-2020 due to pandemic

Mumbai, June 19 | In a significant decision, the Maharashtra government On Friday announced its decision to cancel the crucial final year examinations for...

Hina Khan didn’t feel safe while resuming work amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mumbai, June 19 | Actress Hina Khan recently stepped out for a dubbing session at a studio for an upcoming web show. Narrating the...

UN chief calls for protection of jobs amid pandemic

United Nations, June 19 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for the protection of jobs amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Every worker, every...

UK-France partnership crucial in overcoming pandemic; Johnson, Macron (Ld)

London, June 19 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macronhave said that the "alliance" between their two nations will be...

Trudeau announces national contact tracing app against COVID-19 pandemic

Ottawa, June 19 | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government will begin testing a mobile contact tracing app against the COVID-19...

World’s largest carbon-free energy project clears milestones amid pandemic

By Vishal GulatiNew Delhi, June 17 | The ITER project -- a collaboration of 35 nations, comprising India, to prove that fusion power can...

K’taka advises deferring routine dental treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bengaluru, June 16 | Considering dental treatment procedures posing a high cross infection threat amid COVID-19 outbreak, Karnataka government has asked patients to defer...

Business

Amid volatility, Sensex trims major gains, RIL at new high

Mumbai, July 13 | The Indian stock market trimmed most of its initial gains on Monday in a largely volatile trade session.The BSE Sensex,...