10 hours ago.Toronto, ON, Canada
Nina Rockett's daughter hung the banner to raise awareness about the condition of older citizens like her mom during pandemic in Canada. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • Nina Rockett, 94, wants nothing but a COVID-19 vaccine on her birthday
  • Canada is running slow on vaccine rollout 
  • It has only vaccinated less than 3% of its population of 38 million

22 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

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Handstand push-ups are also known as vertical push-ups. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • There are some ground rules that you must follow while trying to ace a handstand push-up
  • You can make it challenging by doing a single-arm handstand
  • Start the drill by getting into the handstand position with your heels touching the wall

1 day ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Dr Vivek Murthy, nominated as US's Surgeon General by President Joe Biden, has told lawmakers that his first and foremost priority would be to turn the COVID-19 pandemic around. (AFP Photo)

  • Murthy was speaking during his confirmation hearing by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Pensions Committee
  • "I'm back.. is because my priority, first and foremost, is to address COVID to turn this pandemic around": Vivek Murthy
  • Issues such as mental health and substance use disorders have worsened amid pandemic, Murthy said

1 day ago.Tirana, Albania
Pandemic stress, the focus on faces during video chats and the convenience of hiding under a mask are fuelling a cosmetic surgery boom in Albania. (AFP Photo)

  • Doctors say the surge has been driven by demand from mainly young women such as Ana Kela
  • Kela, a 20-year-old student in Tirana had her lips plumped in December
  • "Every time I looked at my face on the screen, I couldn't even say a word, I was gripped by anguish," Kela said

1 day 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

1 day 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

2 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Walnuts are one of the most nutrient dense foods. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Building healthy bone is extremely important especially when you cross 40
  • There are chances that you will develop fragile bones that break easily if you become careless
  • However, making some changes in your lifestyle and food habits can show positive results

2 days 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

2 days ago.New York, NY, USA
The prime concern in these new variants is altercation in the area of a coronavirus protein spike, called E484K. (Photo credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • This new variant is called B.1.526
  • B.1.526 shares similarities with the South African coronavirus variant 
  • The new variant was first discovered in November in samples collected in New York