- Kolkata cops croon 'We shall overcome' to cheer up citizens(16:30)
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Not relying solely on batons and threats to make people obey the lockdown norms, the Kolkata Police is displaying its softer side by singing popular songs, including the evergreen 'We shall overcome', to cheer up residents and spread awareness about the coronavirus infection.
- COVID-19: Yuvraj applauds policemen for sharing food with needy(14:50)
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With the world coming to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, things have gone bad for the poor and getting food is a fight they are fighting apart from trying to stay safe in these tough times. And former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter to post a video where policemen are seen sharing their food with those in need and applauded the effort.
- Ziva turns makeup artist for MS Dhoni(14:32)
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Fans have not been able to see M.S. Dhoni return to professional cricket due to the coronavirus pandemic putting a stop to all forms of cricket throughout the country.
- SRK gives four-storied office space for BMC quarantine facility(14:23)
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri have offered their four-storied personal office space to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to be utilised as quarantine facility for women, children and the elderly. This comes at a time when the nation along with the rest of the world is battling the deadly COVID 19 pandemic.
- 'For Hardik Pandya, there's no rest day'(11:33)
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Even though Hardik Pandya in not on the cricket field, he is making sure his body remains in good shape by working out and performing his fitness drills on a daily basis at his home during the ongoing 21-day lockdown in force amid the coronavirus outbreak.
- Mobile clinics tending to homeless in Paris(11:27)
Paris, April 4 (IANS) Mobile clinics in Paris were providing help to the citys homeless, who are one of the most vulnerable groups in the coronavirus pandemic given their precarious healthcare situation and the isolation measures implemented by the French government.
- Rohit's daughter imitates Bumrah's bowling action(16:11)
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Rohit Sharma's one-year daughter Samaira has tried to ace Jasprit Bumrah's lethal sling-arm action which was captured in a video shared by the ace Indian pacer on social media.
- Chalo dinner time: How Anushka hijacked Virat's live chat with Pietersen(15:49)
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was in for some bossy banter from his wife, actress Anushka Sharma, during his recent live video interaction with Kevin Pietersen, and the former England captain couldn't resist taking a goodnatured jibe at Kohli's situation.
- Amid anxiety Goa Police Twitter handle gives hope(08:27)
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) From zero tweets in more than three years, to emerging as the lynchpin in the state government's social media outreach in the COVID-19 fight back, the Goa Police's official Twitter handle DGP_Goa is chirping its way up the popularity charts.
- DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter(08:14)
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) With Ramanand Sagar's popular eighties mythological serial "Ramayan" back on Doordarshan, the Indian audience has got a chance to revisit the epic story all over again. The show has set off social media discussion, too.
- The classic Bollywood feel-good binge guide for lockdown stress(08:35)
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) While we get to watch new films all the time, the lockdown could be a golden chance to catch up with a few classics across genres. Digital platforms are overflowing with them, and you would literally be spoilt for choice selecting some really enjoyable stuff that has come out of Bollywood over the decades. Twenty-one days, it would seem, is too short a time to catch up with what really defines vintage Bollywood and is available in the OTT libraries.
- Kobe Bryant's towel from finale sold for $33,000(09:26)
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The towel which basketball legend Kobe Bryant had drapped over his shoulders during his farewell speech following his final game in 2016 has been sold for more than $33,000.
- Akshay is Twinkle's 'driver from Chandni Chowk'!(17:57)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Author-entrepreneur Twinkle Khanna was driven to the hospital by her actor husband Akshay Kumar, whom she called her "driver from Chandni Chowk". The jocular quip was a reference to the fact that Akshay grew up in the Old Delhi locality of Chandni Chowk.
- Rajkummar Rao donates to COVID-19 relief funds(17:51)
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is doing his bit to fight the coronavirus pandemic. He has contributed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's relief fund, Chief Minister's (Maharashtra) relief fund and Zomato Feeding India to help feed families in need.
- Mary Kom posts supercharged at-home fitness session(17:27)
By Aditi Roy
New Delhi, March 29 (IANSlife) Fitness is all about persistence; a commitment to a year round routine, which doesn't waiver even with a quarantine or during an emergency. And who better to prove this than champion MC Mary Kom.
- Cooking is meditation: Chef Saransh Goila spurs on lockdown creativity in food(17:05)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, March 29 (IANSlife) Celebrity chef Saransh Goila, has an interesting digital quarantine initiative going on - he goes live on Instagram every morning with his celebrity friends from various fields - cooking. He does so as he deems it important to spread joy in the community at a time when loneliness is at it's peak during the Coronavirus lockdown in India. His mantra? "Isolated but not alone."