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Staying positive while testing positive: My tryst with COVID-19

From groceries and food to essentials, everything was delivered at home, even the virus. How I got coronavirus still remains a mystery, just like the monoliths that appeared randomly this year. 

published on : 31st December 2020

Fake news alert: How fraudulent, misleading reports made their way amid COVID crisis in 2020

As much as people tried to restrain themselves from being struck with the ‘fake news’ fireballs, some too convincing news which spread like wildfire could not be helped with. 

published on : 31st December 2020

2020: A year where the fist-bump became mainstream greeting

The handshake has been around for centuries. A widely held belief is that the handshake originated to prove to someone that a person was offering peace and not holding a weapon.

published on : 31st December 2020

FMCG firms ramp up innovation as consumer trends shift trajectories

Industry watchers also expect complete normalisation of demand for the fourth quarter of FY21 for most categories.

published on : 31st December 2020

This too shall 'e-pass': How we traveled in and through the pandemic year

The pandemic forced us to act against the basic human desire to explore as we were asked to stay at home while governments across the world battled this invisible enemy.

published on : 30th December 2020

'Zoom weddings' to virtual exhibitions: Public events came home through online platforms in 2020

Online events did not have the magic of live shows, just as a zoom party can never replicate meeting friends face-to-face, but they were the next best thing.

published on : 30th December 2020

Bangladesh, India consolidate bilateral ties in 2020 amidst challenges posed by COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose planned visit to Dhaka in March was cancelled due to the pandemic, described Bangladesh as a "key pillar" of India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy.

published on : 30th December 2020

From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

For every life-changing Zoom, there was at least one soon-forgotten Quibi. Here's a look at the year's tech winners and losers.

published on : 30th December 2020

Should 2020's favourite celeb haunt be your next holiday destination?

With limited options available for holidaying amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Maldives has become the destination of choice for many.

published on : 29th December 2020

Yashraj Mukhate to Elsa Majimbo: ‘Lockdown stars’ across the globe who made it count in 2020

As screen time went up, so did expectations and the manifestation of ‘good content’ led to the discovery and exponential rise in fame of some entertainers amid a pandemic riddled world.

published on : 29th December 2020

Travel amid COVID-19: Hyderabad youth narrates tale of visiting six countries in 2020

A young Hyderabadi who managed to travel across Europe even during the pandemic tells us that the takeaway from his travel is that humans are more adaptable and flexible than they think.

published on : 26th December 2020

Herd immunity to mutation: Terms that made their way into our lives in Lockdown 2020!

What a year has it been and what words it has taught us!

published on : 25th December 2020

How will millennials date in 2021?

From romantic dates to sharing memes, that uniqueness is valid, accepted and deserves to be celebrated. 

published on : 15th December 2020