COVID 19

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu government to impose fresh lockdown restrictions from Sunday. What does it mean for you?

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced fresh restrictions during the lockdown period to avoid people's unnecessary movement as the state is entering the second stage of coronavirus spread. The fresh restrictions will come into force from March 29. 

published on : 28th March 2020

COVID-19: PM Modi puts India under lockdown for 21 days; find out what services are open, what stays shut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. As per the guidelines released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, here are the services that will resume despite the lockdown and those which will remain shut.

published on : 25th March 2020

Rajini to Vijay Sethupathi: Kollywood stars rush to help film folk hit by coronavirus

Several Kollywood top stars including Ranini, Suriya, Karthi and Vijay Sethupati, besides many filmmakers have pitched in to help the FEFSI members.

published on : 24th March 2020

Tamil Nadu lockdown: From hospitals to food delivery, what services will be affected and exempted. Find out

With Tamil Nadu all set to go into lockdown from 6 pm on Tuesday, shops other than those selling essential commodities like milk, meat and groceries will not function. How about eateries, meat stalls and government offices? Find out here.

published on : 24th March 2020

World Poetry Day 2020: Poems of hope, faith to read during days of coronavirus pandemic, social distancing

From Tagore to Keats and Thomas Hardy, here are nine poems of hope, optimism and courage that can lift your spirit during the times of house quarantine and isolation. 

published on : 21st March 2020

COVID-19 impact: Here are the temples in India that have been shut down

With 184 positive cases of coronavirus in India as of March 19, several temples in India have been closed to the general public until further notice.

published on : 19th March 2020

House quarantined? Binge-watch these Malayalam movies on Amazon Prime to kill boredom during COVID-19 days

Social distancing is crucial in beating the coronavirus pandemic. With holidays and work from home imposed to control the virus, you might be getting more free time than usual with not much option available outdoor. Worry not, here is our guide to streaming platform Amazon Prime Video that offers some amazing Malayam movies that can keep you occupied. Have a look here.

published on : 19th March 2020

Fast & Furious 9, Disney movies among Hollywood releases postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak | Antlers, Mulan, No Time to Die and more

The coronavirus outbreak has affected industries across the globe with sports tournaments getting suspended and entire cities getting locked down. A global pandemic is no good sign for Hollywood, which manufactures expensive movies eyeing audience all over the world. These big-budget projects were forced to delay their release dates as government bodies have instructed the closedown cinema halls to curb the spread of the virus. From James Bond to new-gen XMen, here are some of the popular flicks that have got the COVID-19 shock.

published on : 13th March 2020

Kanika Kapoor to Paulo Dybala: Celebrities, VIPs who have contracted coronavirus | Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and more

COVID-19 is spreading across the world. Outside China - where the virus was first detected in December and infected more than 80,000 people -- South Korea is the hardest-hit country in Asia with over 8,500 cases. While the number of infections in China has been falling for weeks, other countries are seeing the toll gather pace as the highly contagious virus takes hold. Here are some famous individuals who are currently under treatment for the infectious virus. 

published on : 13th March 2020

Check out new microscopic images of the fatal novel coronavirus

Here are the newly released microscopic images of the deadly novel coronavirus that has gripped the whole world with fear. NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories produced the images with the help of its researchers.

published on : 14th February 2020