• Wife About Hubby’s Disastrous Look

    Wife About Hubby’s Disastrous Look
    Published Date : 01-Jun-2020 12:19:31IST

    Former India captain MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi has said that Dhoni with long hair and orange colour on top of that was like a disaster. She added that it suited actor John Abraham. She added, “Luckily…I didn’t see Mahi with long hair because If I had seen him with that orange long hair, I wouldn’t even have looked at him.”

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  • All cricket matches fixed, like movies directed by someone else: Bookie Sanjeev Chawla

    All cricket matches fixed, like movies directed by someone else: Bookie Sanjeev Chawla
    Published Date : 30-May-2020 8:20:48IST

    In his disclosure statement to Delhi Police, Sanjeev Chawla, the prime accused in 2000 Hansie Cronje match-fixing case, said, “no cricket match is fairly played”. “All the cricket matches which people see are fixed,” he added. He pointed to the involvement of “a very big syndicate/underworld mafia” that influences cricket matches that are like “movies already being directed by someone.”

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  • Lockdown extended in containment zones till June 30: Govt

    Lockdown extended in containment zones till June 30: Govt
    Published Date : 30-May-2020 8:16:41IST

    The nationwide lockdown has been extended in containment zones till June 30, while prohibited activities will reopen in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones, the government has announced. Hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and religious places will open from June 8 outside the containment zones, it added. India had been under lockdown since March 25.

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  • Rs 1.4 cr in cash found in wreckage of crashed Pakistan plane

    Rs 1.4 cr in cash found in wreckage of crashed Pakistan plane
    Published Date : 29-May-2020 1:26:59IST

    Investigators and rescue officials have found over ₹1.4 crore in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines’ aircraft that crashed with 99 people on board. An official said the amount was recovered from three bags. Flight PK-8303 from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area near Karachi International Airport, with only two passengers surviving the crash.

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  • Good chance of vaccine by Nov or Dec: Expert

    Good chance of vaccine by Nov or Dec: Expert
    Published Date : 28-May-2020 9:03:26IST

    Anthony Fauci, the US government’s top infectious-disease expert, said there’s a “good chance” a vaccine may be deployable by November or December. “I still think that if all of the things fall into the right place we might have a vaccine that will be deployable by the end of the year,” Fauci told CNN. He also said that instances of social crowding are “very troubling”, and that a second wave of Covid-19 isn’t “inevitable” if people are prudent.

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  • 42.45% coronavirus patients recover in India, total cases cross 1.5 lakh-mark

    42.45% coronavirus patients recover in India, total cases cross 1.5 lakh-mark
    Published Date : 27-May-2020 11:19:26IST

    Coronavirus cases in India have increased to 1,51,767, government announced on Wednesday, with a jump of 6,387 cases in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus death toll in the country surged to 4,337, while 64,426 coronavirus patients have been cured/discharged/migrated, constituting 42.45% of total cases. Coronavirus deaths have been reported in 23 states and UTs.

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  • Most coronavirus cases don’t require hospital stay: AIIMS study

    Most coronavirus cases don’t require hospital stay: AIIMS study
    Published Date : 26-May-2020 4:41:36IST

    An AIIMS study has claimed that most of the coronavirus cases don’t require a hospital stay and added that patients with mild symptoms can be managed outside a hospital. Of the 231 admitted patients with mild illness, 46.7% remained asymptomatic throughout the course of the infection, the paper added. The study was conducted in the initial phase of the pandemic.

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  • Firm whose stock surged 1000% in 2020 starts human trials of Covid-19 vaccine

    Firm whose stock surged 1000% in 2020 starts human trials of Covid-19 vaccine
    Published Date : 26-May-2020 4:23:38IST

    US biotech company Novavax said it has started Phase 1 clinical trial of its experimental coronavirus vaccine and has enrolled 130 volunteers. Novavax’s valuation has surged by over 1,000% this year to about $2.7 billion despite having no products on the market. The trial is being supported by $388 million in funding from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

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  • India reports 6,000+ daily COVID-19 cases for 5th straight day

    India reports 6,000+ daily COVID-19 cases for 5th straight day
    Published Date : 26-May-2020 11:24:24IST

    Coronavirus cases in India have increased to 1,45,380, government announced on Tuesday, with a jump of 6,535 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the fifth day in a row that India witnessed a daily rise of 6,000-plus cases. The coronavirus death toll in the country surged to 4,167, while 60,491 coronavirus patients have been cured/discharged.

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  • New York Times covers front page with 1,000 Covid-19 death notices

    New York Times covers front page with 1,000 Covid-19 death notices
    Published Date : 24-May-2020 1:31:49IST

    As coronavirus deaths in US near 100,000, New York Times covered front page of Sunday’s paper with death notices. The entire list, which continues inside, numbers nearly 1,000 names. The paper said the move was intended to convey the vastness and variety of the tragedy. “They were not simply names on a list. They were us,” the paper wrote.

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  • COVID-19 vaccine trial by Oxford has only 50% chance of success

    COVID-19 vaccine trial by Oxford has only 50% chance of success
    Published Date : 24-May-2020 1:29:57IST

    University of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine trial has only 50% chance of success as the virus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the professor co-leading the development said. Adrian Hill, director of Oxford’s Jenner Institute, which collaborated with drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc, said an upcoming trial on 10,000 volunteers may return “no result”. “It’s a race against…virus disappearing,” he added.

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  • 2 days after marriage, woman tests COVID-19 positive; groom quarantined

    2 days after marriage, woman tests COVID-19 positive; groom quarantined
    Published Date : 22-May-2020 11:54:26IST

    In Madhya Pradesh, a woman tested positive for the coronavirus two days after her marriage, reportedly forcing over 30 people, including the groom, to be home quarantined. The health department staffers are now working at tracing the other contacts who could have come in contact with the over 30 home quarantined people in Satlapur village in Raisen district.

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  • Half of Facebook’s employees may work from home in 5-10 years: Zuckerberg

    Half of Facebook’s employees may work from home in 5-10 years: Zuckerberg
    Published Date : 22-May-2020 11:50:49IST

    Facebook will permanently allow remote work even after lockdowns ease, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees. He said the company expects half its workforce of nearly 50,000 workers to work remotely over the next five-ten years. Facebook will “aggressively” start remote hiring from July and take a “measured approach” with existing employees based on job function and performance, Zuckerberg added.

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  • US family finds ₹7.5 cr in bags they thought was trash; return money to police

    US family finds ₹7.5 cr in bags they thought was trash; return money to police
    Published Date : 20-May-2020 4:02:20IST

    A family in Virginia, US, found nearly $1 million (over ₹7.5 crore) stuffed in bags on the road. They drove their truck over what they thought was a bag of trash, then picked it up as well as another bag nearby, local media said. “Inside the bag, there were plastic baggies…addressed with something that said ‘cash vault'”, the family said.

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  • Developing drug that can stop coronavirus without vaccine: Chinese scientist

    Developing drug that can stop coronavirus without vaccine: Chinese scientist
    Published Date : 19-May-2020 12:21:45IST

    Sunney Xie, Director of the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics has said scientists at the laboratory are developing a drug which has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt “without a vaccine”. He added that the drug should be ready for use later this year. The drug uses neutralising antibodies produced by the human immune system.

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