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Covid-19 Update

Who is the controversial queen who is fighting COVID-19 now?

Mumbai, India (CU)_ The second wave of the pandemic has wreaked havoc on the film industry. Bollywood actors including Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Madhavan, Deepika Padukone, Aalia Butt and other actors recently succumbed to the virus. More than 40 members of the cast and crew of Akshay Kumar's film Ram Setu tested positive recently. Shilpa Shetty also revealed on Friday about her family including her husband, two children, mother, and in-laws, as well as two staff members, battling coronavirus. Bollywood actress and the controversial queen…  Kangana Ranaut revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19. The actress was recently banned from Twitter...

Who is the Indian-American doctor who raised $500,000 for India?

Pennsylvania, USA (CU)_  In the midst of the country's terrifying second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Indians living overseas are still dealing with the fear of losing their loved ones. The Indian-Americans are pooling their money and crowd-funding to support their home country in fighting the virus. India is in the midst of an unparalleled crisis, with COVID-19 cases breaking records globally for the highest single-day totals. The daily cases...

Singapore stops new entry applications for work pass holders from higher-risk countries

Workers required for key strategic projects and infrastructural works will be allowed to enter, says the Manpower Ministry. Singapore will not accept new entry applications for work pass holders from higher-risk countries and regions with immediate effect, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in several places around the world. The new restriction stated that workers needed for key strategic projects and infrastructural works, who will be allowed to enter, said the...

This Hollywood actress is raising her voice for India!

Mumbai, India (CU)_ As India fights the fatal second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston has encouraged her fans to join hands to support the nation and raise awareness. She took to Instagram to post some updates for her fans about the pandemic situation in India. According to the Union Health Ministry's website, India reported 382,315 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total cases...

Indian-American scientist warns the world…

Virginia, USA (CU)_ Ashish Venkat, an Indian-American researcher in Virginia, has cautioned the world about a vulnerability known as Spectre that was first discovered in 2018 but is now available to hackers again. He warned that billions of computers and other devices around the world are now at risk to this flaw. Since the discovery of Spectre, the world's best computer scientists from industry and research have focused on...

Wrath of COVID 19 disappoints cricket fans on IPL 2021!

Mumbai, India (CU)_ The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has postponed the ongoing 14th Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL) in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases among players and other supporting staff from various departments. In reaction to the IPL suspension, several prominent figures like journalists and former players and cricket fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment with the postponement. IPL updated the news...

Brighter prospects for Scottish Tech Sector despite Covid

Scottish Tech Sector’s braving the storms of Covid and the Brexit signals, in no uncertain terms, that businesses are regaining their lost momentum and would, soon, either reach pre-pandemic level or exceed the expectations.    It is noteworthy that almost half of Scottish firms boosted their sales and profit margins as suggested by an industry survey. In its annual barometer for the country’s tech sector, membership organisation ScotlandIS stated that the companies...