#CoronaPandemic

.Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Olympics will commence on Friday (Photo credit: PTI)

  • "It will be a much more sobering ceremony. Nevertheless with beautiful Japanese aesthetics," an official said
  • The event had been postponed in 2020 due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus
  • 67 COVID cases related to the Games have been reported since July 1

.Tokyo, Japan
The Tokyo Olympics will start on July 23. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • This comes just days ahead of the scheduled start of the delayed Tokyo Olympics
  • Japan has expressed concerns over consistent lack of support in barring the Tokyo Olympics
  • IOC president Thomas Bach appealed for Japanese fans to support the Games

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mental health coach lists down some ways to stay cheerful during COVID-19 times(Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Social distancing is the key to keep coronavirus away but it can make us feel isolated
  • This is the time stress and anxiety can take over our lives
  • However, you can achieve resilience by making slight changes in your lifestyle habits

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
photo credit: Unsplash

  • Even with the vaccines rolling out, here we are in the middle of the second wave of coronavirus 
  • 2020 was an eye-opener as it made us realise the importance of mental health 
  • Here are some tips to keep anxiety at bay during dire time 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian army made available its rolling stocks for the transportation of trucks carrying liquid medical oxygen (Source: PTI)

  • Indian Army is supporting the Railways in the transportation of liquid oxygen 
  • Indian Railways railways is transporting medical oxygen to meet the high demand 
  • India has reported over 2.73 lakh fresh coronavirus cases on Monday

.Delhi, India
Offices, metro and bus services in Delhi operated with 50-per cent capacity in Delhi (source: PTI)

  • The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had on Saturday night ordered capacity restrictions 
  • Day after the restrictions were imposed, the crowds in buses and metro were restricted, which led to crowding at bus stands and metro stations
  • Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the COVID-19 situation in Delhi is "very serious" and issued a stark warning not to step out of homes unless it is urgent

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty50 indices crashed early morning by 1,811 and 551 points. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • The intraday low touched 47,780 and 14,283 level
  • Within minutes the investor’s pockets were impacted by nearly Rs 8 trillion 
  • The volatility gauge index(VIX) shot up to 11% in the intraday

.Kochi, Kerala, India
Medical college dancer rise up to fame after uploading dance reel (Photo Credits: Instagram/@naveen_k_razak)

  • Two medical students from the Thrissur Medical College posted a reel on Instagram dancing to the tunes of Boney M’s famous track Rasputin
  • The duo decided to shake a leg on the beats of the song, when they came across dancer and choreographer Vanesa Seco’s Instagram video
  • The duo said that they are planning on making more fun reels