• Nick is a lot neater than I am: Priyanka Chopra Jonas

    Nick is a lot neater than I am: Priyanka Chopra Jonas
    Published Date : 26-Jan-2021 3:39:39 IST

    Speaking about what she learnt about her husband Nick Jonas during the coronavirus lockdown, Priyanka Chopra Jonas said on ‘The Ellen Show’, “My husband is a lot neater than I am.” She added, “I don’t want to be the messy one in the house. I’ve started keeping my shoes back, making the bed in the morning.”

  • It is ‘common sense’ to wear two masks instead of one: US’ Anthony Fauci

    It is ‘common sense’ to wear two masks instead of one: US’ Anthony Fauci
    Published Date : 26-Jan-2021 3:37:07 IST

    Top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said that two masks are more effective than one against COVID-19. He said, “If you have a covering with one layer, you put another layer on, it makes common sense that it likely would be more effective.” He added, “That’s why you see people either double masking or doing a version of N-95.”

  • Tata in talks to launch Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in India: Report

    Tata in talks to launch Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in India: Report
    Published Date : 25-Jan-2021 3:42:04 IST

    Tata Group’s healthcare venture has started initial discussions with America’s Moderna for a partnership to launch its COVID-19 vaccine in India, the Economic Times reported on Monday. Tata Medical & Diagnostics could team up with the India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to conduct trials, the report added. Moderna’s vaccine can be stored at normal fridge temperatures.

  • Bill Gates receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine; shares pic

    Bill Gates receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine; shares pic
    Published Date : 25-Jan-2021 3:40:16 IST

    Microsoft Co-founder and the world’s third-richest person, Bill Gates, has received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. “One of the benefits of being 65 is that I’m eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. I got my first dose, and I feel great,” Gates tweeted. “Thank you to all of the scientists, trial participants, regulators, and frontline healthcare workers,” he added.

  • It was my dream: Actress on buying 4 BHK apartment in Bandra

    It was my dream: Actress on buying 4 BHK apartment in Bandra
    Published Date : 23-Jan-2021 7:32:26 IST

    Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who recently purchased a 4 BHK apartment in Bandra, Mumbai, said, “Ever since I started working, it was my dream to buy my own house with my hard-earned money before I turned thirty.” The 33-year-old actress added, “I may have crossed that deadline by a couple of years but it’s finally happened.”

  • Reliance employed 50,000 people since March 2020: Mukesh Ambani

    Reliance employed 50,000 people since March 2020: Mukesh Ambani
    Published Date : 23-Jan-2021 7:30:36 IST

    Reliance Industries on Friday released Q3 results for FY 2020-21, where Chairman Mukesh Ambani said, “I’m proud that Reliance has employed 50,000 more people since March 2020.” He added, “At a time when the Indian economy is poised for a confident recovery, we’ve been able to contribute to it.” RIL’s net profit rose 12.6% year-on-year to ₹13,101 crore in Q3.

  • We can help vaccinate 100M Americans in 100 days: Amazon to Biden admin

    We can help vaccinate 100M Americans in 100 days: Amazon to Biden admin
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2021 4:15:48 IST

    Amazon has offered to help US President Joe Biden’s administration in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Amazon’s retail unit chief CEO Dave Clark has also promised to assist the administration in reaching their goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of their administration. “We have an agreement…to administer vaccines on-site at our Amazon facilities,” Clark said.

  • Vaccine safe, people spreading rumours for political reasons: Health Min

    Vaccine safe, people spreading rumours for political reasons: Health Min
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2021 3:46:36 IST

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday reassured that the COVID-19 vaccine is “completely safe and effective” but misinformation is being spread about it due to political reasons. “It is unfortunate…This (misinformation) has developed vaccine hesitancy in a small group of people,” the minister said. “The vaccination will be the last nail in the coffin of COVID-19,” he added.

  • 92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines

    92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2021 3:40:46 IST

    Ninety-two countries have approached India for Covid-19 vaccines, bolstering New Delhis credentials as the vaccine hub of the world. Highly placed sources said that scores of countries are approaching India, as the word spreads that Indian vaccines are showing negligible side-effects, since the immunization drive in the country began on Saturday. India is sending its domestically developed vaccines to several neighbouring countries including Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar.

  • Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States

    Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States
    Published Date : 20-Jan-2021 10:30:29 IST

    Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at the Inauguration Day ceremony in Washington DC. Biden won the November 3 presidential election with 306 Electoral College votes, while Donald Trump got 232 votes. Trump did not attend the inauguration and became the first outgoing president to not attend the ceremony since 1869.

  • Every session we discovered new hero: Sachin after India’s series win vs Aus

    Every session we discovered new hero: Sachin after India’s series win vs Aus
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2021 4:40:18 IST

    Describing India’s 2-1 series win against Australia as “one of the greatest”, Sachin Tendulkar highlighted how India discovered a new hero in every session of the four-match Test series. “Every time we got hit, we stayed put & stood taller. We pushed boundaries…to play fearless but not careless cricket. Injuries & uncertainties were countered with poise & confidence,” Tendulkar tweeted.

  • Outplayed by disciplined, tough Indian side who fully deserve to win series: Tim Paine

    Outplayed by disciplined, tough Indian side who fully deserve to win series: Tim Paine
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2021 4:38:01 IST

    Australia captain Tim Paine has said that they were outplayed by a “disciplined and tough Indian side” who “fully” deserved to win the four-Test series. “India turned up today, wore balls on the head, arm and chest, put their body in the line, so credit to them,” he added. “There are many areas of improvement honestly,” he further said.

  • Egg on my face over here: Vaughan after his India series prediction goes wrong

    Egg on my face over here: Vaughan after his India series prediction goes wrong
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2021 4:35:38 IST

    Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan, who had predicted that Australia will beat India 4-0 in the Test series, took to Twitter to react after India won the series 2-1. “Wow…That has to go down as one of the greatest if not the greatest Test victory of all time,” he wrote. “Egg on my face over here in the UK,” he added.

  • Tesla to route India investment through Tesla Motors Amsterdam

    Tesla to route India investment through Tesla Motors Amsterdam
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2021 7:11:02 IST

    Elon Musk-led Tesla’s investment for the Indian unit will be routed through the jurisdiction of Netherlands, as it has registered Tesla Motors Amsterdam as the parent organisation for Tesla India Motors and Energy, according to the company’s incorporation documents. This would offer Tesla tax benefits related to capital gains and dividend payments, tax experts told Economic Times.