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Sean Penn (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Sean Penn joins the fight, dons hazard suit to administer free COVID-19 tests in Malibu 

After nearly a decade of helping communities in distress abroad, Sean Penn is joining the fight against the coronavirus much closer to home.

Published on 11th April 2020
Nobuhiko Obayashi (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama, File)

Nobuhiko Obayashi, one of Japan's most prolific filmmakers, dies of terminal cancer at age 82

Nobuhiko Obayashi, one of Japan's most prolific filmmakers who devoted his works to depicting war's horrors and singing the eternal power of movies, has died. He was 82.

Published on 11th April 2020
Taslima Nasrin (Photo courtesy: Taslima Nasrin)

'Humanity must unite to survive': Taslima Nasrin tells us about 'the unseen enemy' of COVID-19 

Taslima Nasrin speaks about the novel coronavirus pandemic, while we get her to reflect on the re-release of My Girlhood, the first part of her memoirs.

Published on 10th April 2020
Country folk singer John Prine (Source: IANS)

'Take this virus seriously': Country-folk music icon John Prine's wife shares emotional note after his death

Singer-songwriter John Prine's wife has shared an emotional note after his death, urging people to "take this virus seriously".

Published on 10th April 2020
Rihanna (Source: Internet)

Rihanna sticks by her dad after his COVID-19 infection, sends him a personal ventilator 

Rihanna's father said that after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, he was worried that he was going to die. At the time, Rihanna sent him a ventilator to help him fight the disease.

Published on 10th April 2020
An art work from a previous edition of Art Central

Coronavirus epidemic prompts Art Central Hong Kong to go online, makes participation free

Art Central will return next year to Hong Kong’s Harbourfront for its sixth edition from March 24-28 

Published on 10th April 2020
Kate Winslet in Contagion

Survival guide: How to fight COVID-19 like Contagion stars Kate Winslet, Matt Damon and Laurence Fishburne

Steven Soderbergh's 2011 masterpiece Contagion bears a striking resemblance to what the world has come to today amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 10th April 2020

Corona special: Two smoothie recipes by nutritionist Sheryl Salis to fight COVID-19

These coconut oil-infused smoothies are great immunity builders during the summers

Published on 9th April 2020

Senco Gold & Diamonds pledges contribution to relief funds in the fight against coronavirus 

The jewellery brand has pledged to contribute a sum of Rs 1.5 crores to PM-CARES fund & to WB State Emergency Relief Fund to fight against this pandemic

Published on 9th April 2020

Discovery’s 'PANDEMIC: COVID-19' takes an in-depth look at the novel coronavirus

Experts will also reveal why COVID-19 is unique, why the world was so unprepared for it and what could have been done differently to contain its spread. 

Published on 9th April 2020
Mohanlal (Photo: IANS)

Superstar Mohanlal interacts with health workers, sings a Malayalam song for them

Superstar Mohanlal, now holed up in his Chennai residence, interacted with Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja and about 250 health professionals and appreciated their great service to the society.

Published on 8th April 2020
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (Xinhua/Guo Lei/IANS)

'Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy are essential workers, but might not make it to every home'

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern assured the nation's children that the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy are indeed essential workers but it might be "difficult" for them to get to every home at the moment.

Published on 8th April 2020
John Prine (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

John Prine, country-folk legend and Grammy lifetime winner, dies of COVID-19 at age 73

Country folk singer John Prine, who received a Grammy lifetime achievement award this year, passed away due to complications of coronavirus. He was 73.

Published on 8th April 2020
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Purab Kohli reveals he and his family contracted COVID-19, shares home remedies that helped them recover

In a long post on his official Instagram account, the actor revealed that he and his family had regular flu symptoms but according to his general physician, they have contracted the coronavirus.

Published on 8th April 2020
JK Rowling (Source: IANS)

Recovery diary: JK Rowling shares breathing techniques to overcome COVID-19 symptoms

JK Rowling has shared a post on her Twitter account, showing techniques she used to overcome the symptoms of COVID-19 after two weeks of illness.

Published on 8th April 2020

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