The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced theatres to shut across the nation and films are opting for digital releases instead. Disney+Hotstar hosted a virtual press meet on Monday, announcing seven new films that will be released on the OTT platform in the upcoming months. The virtual press meet was hosted by actor Varun Dhawan with […]Continue Reading..
Continuing social distancing, and other precautionary measures like the use of face masks, and handwashing, could possibly help in avoiding the need for future lockdown, according to a modelling study performed by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation. The findings, published in Nature Human Behaviour, also show […]Continue Reading..
As coronavirus cases increase exponentially in India, it is high time people should tick all the right safety boxes to prevent themselves from getting infected of covid-19. US CDC, United States federal agency for disease control and prevention, has charted how and when to correctly apply the hand sanitizers. Soap and water over sanitizers CDC […]Continue Reading..
A common practice it has been to call the nearby kiranawala to list out the grocery items you need to purchase. To replicate this natural behaviour for users in the online world, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has launched voice assistant on its platform to allow users to discover and buy the products they like. The difference, however, is […]Continue Reading..
While higher heat and humidity may slow the spread of COVID-19, longer hours of sunlight are associated with a higher incidence of the disease, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Geographical Analysis, indicates that sunny days can tempt more people out even if this means a higher risk of infection. The findings by researchers led by McMaster University in Canada inform […]Continue Reading..
Companies world over are looking at reducing their carbon footprint and decreasing the use of single use plastic. Flipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. The idea was to move towards using 100% recycled plastic in its supply chain by March 2021. The firm has already reduced its new plastic consumption […]Continue Reading..
The World Health Organization changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult. Hot topic The use of masks has been a hot topic ever since the pandemic first emerged in China in December. What WHO chief […]Continue Reading..
The news that we have all been waiting for came last week. The lockdown era is coming to an end and we are being ushered into “Unlock 1.0”. But sadly, there is no drop in the number of coronavirus cases. And that’s why you still need to be cautious and follow these tips to prevent […]Continue Reading..
What’s the secret to a long and healthy life? If you’re inclined to say a balanced diet and exercise, then let us tell you that you’re almost there. Because while your food intake and activity levels do impact your quality of life, the secret to a health life lies with positive thinking. Believe it or not, […]Continue Reading..
Coronavirus, Covid-19, sealdown, lockdown, quarantine, nose-throat swabs, hospital, curfew, and police enforcement. These terms have dominated our daily conversations since March. We remained confined to our homes during lockdown and when permitted to go out, many avoided it. Some who did were apprehensive. From June 1, and more so from June 8, it will be almost […]Continue Reading..