#Coronavirus

1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tired of working from home after all these months? It's time to move your workstation. (Photo: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Goa can be the perfect place to start your work-while-travelling journey
  • Puducherry is the perfect blend of beaches and beautiful architecture for "workcation"
  • If you're not much of a beach person and enjoy working while looking at hills, Old Manali is the place for you

4 hours ago.Singapore
The couple tied the knot on November 14, 2020. (Photo Credit: Representative/Unsplash)

  • The couple was sentenced to two weeks in jail on Friday
  • The pair pleaded guilty earlier this month
  • They breached COVID-19 rules to spend time with each other in a hotel room last year

5 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at a press conference on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • EC on Friday announced the election schedule for four states and a UT
  • Model Code of Conduct came into effect right after the announcement
  • Schedule was announced for Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry

8 hours ago.London, UK
IAG informed that revenues drop around 70% to 7.8 billion euros from 25.5 billion euros. (Photo credit: Twitter/@British_Airways)

  • IAG's portfolio includes Ireland's Aer Lingus and Spain's Iberia
  • It has axed thousands of jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The passenger capacity of IAG in 2020 was just 33.5% of 2019

14 hours ago.Tokyo, Japan
Smart home assistants like Amazon's Alexa have found success worldwide, but tech firms in Japan are reporting huge demand for more humanlike alternatives, as people seek solace during virus isolation. (AFP Photo)

  • Nami Hamaura says she feels less lonely working from home thanks to her singing companion Charlie
  • "I felt my circle became very small," said 23-year-old Nami Hamaura
  • Charlie, a mug-sized robot with a round head, red nose and flashing bow-tie, converses with its owner in song

15 hours ago.Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
A video of a man spitting on 'Naans' before putting them in a tandoor went viral on the Internet a few days back. (Photo Credit: Twitter Screengrab/@anamikamber)

  • The caption with the video claimed that the incident took place in Hyderabad's Nampally
  • The incident is true but the place where it is claimed to happen is not
  • The man responsible for the act has been arrested by Meerut Police

15 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The death toll due to coronavirus stands at 156,825. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • 120 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours
  • The total tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 1,10,63,491
  • The number of people who have recovered from the disease is 1,07,50,680

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Belgium is the country that has suffered the most deaths at 1,900 per million. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • In total, 2,500,172 deaths and 112,618,488 cases have been reported around the globe
  • With 842,894 deaths, Europe is the hardest-hit region, followed by Latin America
  • The world passed one million reported coronavirus deaths on September 28

1 day ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Municipal workers sanitize at platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the view of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)

  • Maharashtra is one of the worst COVID-19-hit states in India
  • In the past 24 hours, it accounted for nearly half of the 16,738 cases reported in India
  • Mumbai police have often used witty tweets to highlight law and order issues

1 day ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at a housing society. (PTI Photo)

  • A total of 327 students live in the hostel
  • Maharashtra recorded over 8,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday
  • Students mostly from Amravati and Yavatmal, where COVID-19 cases are rising, reside in the hostel