Coronavirus

Coronavirus impact: Pandemic might change international sporting habits as we know it!

These long-standing habits at the international level of sporting events could change forever once tournaments and events resume after the pandemic.

published on : 6th April 2020

Diya Jalao: Here is how India responded to PM Narendra Modi's 9 pm-9minutes appeal

Citizens across India lit candles to stand in solidarity and observe a nine-minute blackout as the coronavirus outbreak grows bigger, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the nation.

published on : 6th April 2020

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020

Don't get mankad by COVID-19: Sports stars can teach us the dos and don'ts of coronavirus prevention. Luis Suarez, Cheteswar Pujara, Steve Smith and more...

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by surprise. It is spreading across countries at an alarming rate as health officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak. Personal hygiene and social distancing is said to be crucial for defeating the virus. If you are having difficulty remembering the dos and don'ts to keep the COVID-19 at bay, maybe these snaps of your favourite sports stars might help. Give it a look.

published on : 2nd April 2020

'No work, no money': Thousands of stranded migrant workers walk back home as India under 21-day coronavirus lockdown

Short of food and water, public transport off the streets, the migrant labourers across states are left with no option but to head home on foot as the country goes under a 21-day nationwide lockdown to fight coronavirus pandemic. 

published on : 29th March 2020

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

Five reasons why Shikhar Dhawan's coronavirus lockdown video is not funny

As the whole nation is under a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan recently posted a video on his official Facebook page where he is seen having a tough time at home doing domestic chores. The clip titled "Reality hits hard", which also has his wife in it, was posted on March 24 and has received over 475K reactions so far. While it is meant to be "hilarious", here are certain things that aren't okay about it.  

published on : 27th 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

Kerala govt announces Rs 20,000 crore special package to tackle coronavirus; highlights

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the package aims to revive the economy and bring solace to various sectors which are reeling under COVID-19 scare.

published on : 20th 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

COVID-19 impact: With holidays and offices closed, here's how the shutdown in South India looks

With COVID-19 positive cases inching towards 150, many states have issued elaborate restrictions to reduce the transmission of the virus. Schools, malls, theatres, amusements parks and other places which attracts huge crowd have been closed.

published on : 18th March 2020
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