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Hrithik Roshan and his pet enjoy self-isolation

Hrithik Roshan and his pet enjoy self-isolation

Celebs have self-quarantined themselves with their pets and it surely seems like the best time of their lives for these furry babies.  IMAGE: Hrithik Roshan with his pet Zane. The actor shared this pic and wrote: 'Zane wants to tell you to stay at home like his daddy.' Photograph: Courtesy Hrithik Roshan/Instagram IMAGE: Athiya Shetty seems to be in bliss with her pet. 'Pets do not have corona, nor can they contract it. Please read that sentence again. You wouldn't abandon your ..., 1 hour ago

Why is India in lockdown?

The answer cannot be that we will beat the disease at the end of the 21 days.And the answer cannot be that it is to halt the spread because the spread is going to happen anyway, notes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: An aerial view of south Mumbai during the national lockdown. Photograph: PTI Photo   Our economy has come to a halt and there are predictions that gross domestic product may contract by as much as 5% because of this loss of production. Clearly there is a good and strong reason for us to ...
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Coronavirus: Lower-ranked tennis players face hard times

While tennis is a lucrative sport for those at the top -- the 2020 Australian Open singles champions each took home A$4.12 million ($2.52 million) -- those in the lower echelons often struggle to make ends meet. IMAGE: Georgia's Sofia Shapatava, the world's 375th ranked women's singles player, has started a petition seeking assistance from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for lower-level professionals. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Sofia Shapatava/Twitter While top players donate to ...
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Meet India's oldest COVID-19 survivor

Thomas Abraham, 93, and his wife Mariyamma, 88, both have been fully cured after days of life-and-death battle against the deadly virus.The secret behind their recovery seems to be the healthy lifestyle they have been leading. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: Full Coverage   IMAGE: Thomas Abraham, 93, and Mariyamma, 88, in Pathanamthitta, Kerala. Photograph: PTI Photo At 93 years of age, Thomas Abraham has simple wants Pazhankanji, Kerala's own super food made of rice gruel, and ...
 Rediff.com2 hours ago 93-yr-old becomes India's oldest COVID-19 survivor  Rediff.com17 hours ago

Faced with huge layoffs, US tech workers call for pausing H-1B

A US body representing American technology workers has urged President Donald Trump to suspend for this year the H-1B visa programme, the most sought-after among the Indian IT professionals, to protect their interests amidst the massive layoffs in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical ...
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Tabligh's Nizamuddin centre cleared, 2,361 evacuated: Sisodia

The Tabligh-e-Jamaat's Markaz in Nizamuddin West, which is among the major COVID-19 hotspots in the country, has been cleared after the evacuation of 2,361 people in the past 36 hours, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: Full Coverage IMAGE: Men wearing protective masks walk as they carry bags, amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nizamuddin, area of New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Taking to Twitter, ...
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Hockey India contributes Rs 25 lakh for fight against coronavirus

Hockey India on Wednesday pledged to donate Rs 25 lakh towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's PM Cares Fund to help in the country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic.The decision was taken by the HI Executive Board after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a special emergency fund for the nation to fight the coronavirus outbreak."In these difficult times, it is the absolute need of the hour to come together as a nation to help fight the crisis and fulfil our duties as responsible ...
 Rediff.com2 hours ago PM's mother donates Rs 25,000 to fight COVID-19  Rediff.com18 hours ago

Maruti reports 47% plunge in March sales

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday reported a 47 per cent decline in sales at 83,792 units in March.  The company had sold 1,58,076 units in March last year, MSI said in a statement.  Domestic sales declined by 46.4 per cent at 79,080 units last month as against 1,47,613 units in March 2019, it added.  Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 15,988 units as compared to 16,826 units in the same month last year, down 5 per ...
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Confident Paine looking forward to India series

With the return of Smith and Warner, and the presence of the solid Labuschagne, the Australian captain reckons ‘we'll be a different kettle of fish’. IMAGE: Steve Smith, who returned to international cricket last year, after a serving a one-year ban, was the top-scorer in the 2019 Ashes series. Photograph: ICC/Twitter The experience of 15,000 Test runs between Steve Smith and David Warner will certainly give Australian batting unit a formidable look when they take on India in a ...
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SEE: Keeping Mumbai's maidans in shape during lockdown

It's been a while since the sound of red cherry hitting the sweet spot of a bat was heard across the iconic Mumbai maidans as there has been minimum activity in the city due to the 21-day national lockdown owing to the coronavirus pandemic. VIDEO: Vihang Sarnaik/Twitter The normally buzzing iconic Azad, Oval and Cross Maidans that have, all these years, carried the rich history and legacy of Mumbai cricket look like barren pieces of land.Despite the lack of action, the Mumbai Cricket ...
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