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Global pandemic alert (Kim Jun-beom/Yonhap via AP, File)

Global pandemic scare: Health officials worry as untraceable virus clusters emerge

In South Korea, Singapore and Iran, clusters of infections are leading to a jump in cases of the new viral illness outside China.

Published on 22nd February 2020
Rush hour in Hong Kong (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

WHO declares a pandemic, Indian government cancels all general visas, advises against travel

The World Health Organisation declared on Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic, but added that it's not too late for countries to act.

Published on 12th March 2020
Chase Center in San Francisco (AP Photo/Eric Risberg/File)

NBA suspends season over coronavirus pandemic; March Madness going without any fans

The NBA became the first major American sports league to suspend play because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 12th March 2020
Greg and Rose Yerex in Nagoya, Japan (Greg Yerex via AP)

Survivor reports: Most coronavirus patients recover, still anxiety and fear loom over cases

Amid all the fears, quarantines and stockpiling of food, it has been easy to ignore the fact that more than 60,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus spreading around the globe.

Published on 12th March 2020
Coronavirus hits Tokyo (AP Photo/Jae C Hong)

Art & culture on pause: Snowball effect of coronavirus brings world of entertainment to a standstill

The snowball effect across the worlds of fashion, cinema, tourism, entertainment — and sports — has brought the global attention and concern over the coronavirus outbreak to our doorsteps.

Published on 13th March 2020
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie tests positive for new coronavirus, to stay in isolation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office announced on Thursday night.

Published on 13th March 2020
F9: Fast & Furious 9

'There is disappointment': Fast & Furious 9 release pushed from May this year to April 2021

The release of the ninth instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise has been rescheduled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published on 13th March 2020
IPL 2020 postponed to April 15

BCCI postpones IPL 2020 from March 29 to April 15 over coronavirus pandemic

The start of the Indian Premier League, the world's most lucrative cricket competition, has been postponed from March 29 until April 15 over the coronavirus.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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