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AR Rahman (File Photo: IANS)

AR Rahman postpones North America tour, says 'we should be in our homes with our families'

Music director AR Rahman on Thursday announced that he is postponing this year's music tour of North America due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 26th March 2020
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OneRepublic releases new song Better Days in quarantine, proceeds for MusiCares relief fund

OneRepublic has released a new song titled Better Days, which was written and recorded while the group is in quarantine.

Published on 26th March 2020
PV Sindhu (File Photo: IANS)

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu donates INR 10 lakh in relief funds against coronavirus pandemic

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday donated a sum of INR 10 lakh to combat the spread of coronavirus.

Published on 26th March 2020
Amitabh Bachchan (Photo: IANS)

Big B pens a verse urging citizens to cooperate during 21-day coronavirus lockdown

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has penned a poem urging citizens to cooperate during the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Published on 25th March 2020
HQ of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Canton of Vaud (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

Tokyo Olympics postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 over coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday.

Published on 24th March 2020
Rihanna (Photo: IANS)

Pop star Rihanna makes $5 million emergency donation to fight coronavirus pandemic

Pop star Rihanna's non-profit organisation, The Clara Lionel Foundation, has announced an emergency donation of $5 million (around INR 37.8 crore) towards efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published on 22nd March 2020
Tadahiro Nomura and Saori Yoshida light the torch during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

As coronavirus pandemic gets bigger, so do the questions: Will Tokyo Olympics 2020 open?

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese organisers and IOC President Thomas Bach say that the games will open on July 24 at the $1.43 billion national stadium in central Tokyo.

Published on 21st March 2020
COVID-19 outbreak Art world self-isolates

Indian art world goes into self-isolation, promotes virtual and online shows during shutdown  

Among temporary gallery closures are Art Heritage Gallery, Threshold Art Gallery, Art Alive Gallery, Khoj Studios, while many like Vadehra Art Gallery are taking necessary precautions.

Published on 21st March 2020
Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha (Photo: IANS)

Star couple Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal postpone their April wedding over health concerns

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Bollywood couple Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal have decided to postpone their wedding, which was scheduled to take place in April.

Published on 19th March 2020
Ayushmann Khurrana (Photo: IANS)

Ayushmann Khurrana in self-isolation shares self-penned shayari, is painting to spend time

Ayushmann Khurrana on Thursday took to social media to share some self-composed shayari about the families that have been severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 18th March 2020
Corona PopĀ songs go viral

Corona Pop goes viral: Kolaveri di becomes 'Why this corona disease?' and other ditties

It is human nature to look for a bit of comic relief even in the most grim situations, and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is no different a situation. 

Published on 18th March 2020
Southern star Utthara Unni postpones her wedding

Southern star and dancer Utthara Unni postpones her wedding with Nithesh S Nair

Professional bharatanatyam dancer and actress Utthara Unni has decided to postpone her wedding due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 14th March 2020
Third Eye Blind (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP/File)

Global music concert industry in flux as coronavirus pandemic hits the US in a major way

Multi-platinum rock band Third Eye Blind had never cancelled a tour, even when its members “all had salmonella poisoning and we were all green and vomiting,” as bandleader Stephan Jenkins put it.

Published on 13th March 2020
Jayeshbhai Jordaar (Photo: IANS)

More Bollywood push-backs: Ranveer, Vicky, Farhan's films get new release dates

From Ranveer Singh's Jayeshbhai Jordaar to Farhan Akhtar's Toofaan and the Vicky Kaushal-starrer Sardar Udham Singh, several high-profile films have rescheduled release dates

Published on 13th March 2020
Salman Khan (Photo: IANS)

Virus hits Bollywood: Salman Khan cancels US-Canada tour, SIR follows Sooryavanshi to push release dates

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has cancelled his event Up Close And Personal With Salman Khan, which was supposed to take place in the United States and Canada from April 3 to 12.

Published on 13th March 2020

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