Coronavirus leads to worldwide lockdown

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned young people they were ”not invincible”. Continue Reading

Italy overtakes China with most virus deaths

Italy has surpassed China as the country with the most deaths from coronavirus as California, home to more than 39 million people, was placed under lockdown in the most drastic containment measure yet by a US state. Continue Reading

Sundar Pichai announces Google’s $1 bn good neighbour plan

Google has pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley. Chief executive Sundar Pichai announced the initiative, saying the Internet colossus wants to be ‘a good neighbour’ in the area bursting with technology companies. Continue Reading

Kathak artiste Seema Mehta gets Nari Shakti Puraskar Award

Kathak artist Seema Mehta, who is also the director of Kirtilals, has been awarded with the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar Award 2018, the highest National award for women, for her contribution towards women’s empowerment for over 15 years. Continue Reading