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UP man calls lockdown helpline for samosas, handed broom to clean drain

Amid the backdrop of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading like wildfire across India, several bizarre incidents are emerging which shows how people are taking the situation lightly. One such incident was reported in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. ...

‘Fake news’: No extension of financial year, FY 2019-20 to end on March 31 as scheduled, says govt

Amid a report circulating that the new financial year will start from July 1 instead of April 1, the government on Monday clarified that it has not extended the current 2019-20 fiscal year and it will end as scheduled on March 31. "There is no extensi...

Coronavirus: Dates for submission of online application forms for various entrance examinations extended- Full list

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the decision to extended the dates of submission of Online Application Forms for various examinations due to the headship by parents and students amid coronavirus outbreak in the country. While...

‘We are in this together’: Sania Mirza and team raises Rs 1.25 crore to help combat COVID-19

Sania Mirza and her team have raised Rs 1.25 crore to help people as India fight against coronavirus.  "The last week we have tried as a team to provide some help to the people in need..we provided food to thousands of families and raised 1.25 Cr...

Without money, food, transport: Coronavirus lockdown triggers humanitarian crisis as lakhs of migrant workers head home

The 21-day nationwide lockdown over coronavirus, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, has turned into a humanitarian crisis with the measure triggering a mass exodus of daily wage workers and labourers, including women and children, fr...

COVID-19: In a first, Indian scientists reveal first microscopic image of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strain

Setting an example for the world at large, Indian scientists have revealed a microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viral strain which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the individuals that it affects. Scientists examined a sample extracted fro...

‘You know I smile in my sleep’: Malaika Arora trolls Arjun Kapoor back over nap photo

Malaika Arora recently shared a nap image with her besties Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amrita Arora and Karisma Kapoor, only to be trolled by beau Arjun Kapoor. Malaika, however, trolled him back stating he knows that she does smile in her sleep. Sharing the...

Indian Railways to run special parcel trains to transport essential commodities during COVID-19 lockdown

To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, the Indian Railways is offering its services of parcel trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods. Rail...

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PM Modi holds video conference with heads of Indian missions across the globe on coronavirus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a video conference with the heads of all of India’s Embassies and High Commissions across the globe. The conference was the first such event for Indian Missions worldwide. Aimed at discussing the responses t...

UP man calls lockdown helpline for samosas, handed broom to clean drain

Amid the backdrop of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading like wildfire across India, several bizarre incidents are emerging which shows how people are taking the situation lightly. One such incident was reported in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. ...

Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor laud Priyanka Chopra’s inspiring post during coronavirus lockdown

Bollywood actress and philantrophist Priyanka Chopra recently shared an inspiring post in the middle of coronavirus lockdown. She was soon lauded by Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Suzanne Khan and Esha Gupta. While Anushka, Malaika, Suza...

Ankita Bhargava pens emotional letter for daughter Mehr amid coronavirus crisis

Television actress Ankita Bhargava recently penned down a strongly worded letter on her Instagram, addressed to her daughter Mehr blaming human behaviour and their irresponsible attitude towards nature for the current pandemic, insisting that our plane...

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Without money, food, transport: Coronavirus lockdown triggers humanitarian crisis as lakhs of migrant workers head home

The 21-day nationwide lockdown over coronavirus, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, has turned into a humanitarian crisis with the measure triggering a mass exodus of daily wage workers and labourers, including women and children, fr...

COVID-19: In a first, Indian scientists reveal first microscopic image of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strain

Setting an example for the world at large, Indian scientists have revealed a microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viral strain which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the individuals that it affects. Scientists examined a sample extracted fro...

Ranveer Singh’s ‘Gully Boy’ dialogue writer Vijay Maurya roped in for Salman Khan’s ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’?

Vijay Maurya, who wrote the dialogues for Ranveer Singh-starring 2019-release film 'Gully Boy', has been roped in for Salman Khan's 'Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai'. The actor revealed that he is part of Salman Khan's movie and his contribution would be ...

‘We are in this together’: Sania Mirza and team raises Rs 1.25 crore to help combat COVID-19

Sania Mirza and her team have raised Rs 1.25 crore to help people as India fight against coronavirus.  "The last week we have tried as a team to provide some help to the people in need..we provided food to thousands of families and raised 1.25 Cr...

Deepika Padukone accuses Katrina Kaif of ‘plagiarism in the time of COVID-19’ by reposting her viral video

A few days back, Katrina Kaif had taken to her Instagram page and shared a video in which she is seen washing utensils as her house-help have been sent home to self-quarantine. She had captioned the video stating, "(utensils) +(sponge) = (happy home) m...

IPL 2020: Did Wasim Jaffer just revel CSK skipper MS Dhoni’s potential post-retirement plans?

Former Team India cricketer Wasim Jaffer has revealed on what he thinks is MS Dhoni's post-retirement plans are. Wasim recalled the time when the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman himself told him how he wants to earn Rs 30 lakh from the sport and live pea...

One lakh new coronavirus cases in just two days, global count crosses 5 lakh

As several countries have been under complete lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the number of confirmed cases has been rising rapidly. According to figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University, it just took two days for one lakh new c...

Mahabharata was won in 18 days, war against coronavirus will take 21 days: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Mahabharata war was won in 18 days and it would take 21 days for India to win the war against novel coronavirus. His remarks came a day after he announced a 21-day nationwide complete lockdown to comb...

Coronavirus outbreak: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chairs GOM meeting to assess situation

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Harsh Vardhan held a Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting at Nirman Bhawan on Wednesday to assess the coronavirus situation in the country. In the meeting, it discussed strengthening the capacity of states to provide PP...

Korean series released in 2018 predicted coronavirus outbreak? Netizens feel so!

A few days back social media was abuzz with a conspiracy theory that the 1981 American novel had predicted China's Novel Coronavirus epidemic. With having the exact location to mentioning the virus named 'Wuhan-400', the book had some shocking mentions...

‘Don’t be afraid, avoid crowded places’: Mumbai woman who recovered from COVID-19 advises citizens

A 65-year-old woman who recently recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection assured that there is nothing to be afraid of and urged people to avoid crowded places.  While speaking exclusively to Zee Media, Anjanabai Pawar, who wo...

Supply of petroleum products normal, avoid panic booking of LPG cylinders: Indian Oil

Amid coronavirus lockdown, the state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil has said it has enough supplies of LPG cylinders and appealed customers to avoid panic booking as ‘one cylinder in 15 days’ norm is in place. IOCL delivers cooking gas cylinders...