Friday, 14 May 2021

COVID-19

Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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ECB chief warns ‘we’re not out of the woods’ after £16.1m loss

© Getty LONDON – The England and Wales Cricket Board chief reported an annual loss of £16.1million ($22.8 million) on Tuesday, with chief executive Tom Harrison warning the onging effects of the coronavirus pandemic meant “we re not out of the woods yet”. English cricket’s governing body said the pandemic had ...

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Pooja Hegde recovers from Covid-19

BOLLYWOOD actress Pooja Hegde has tested negative for Covid-19 after battling the virus over the past days. Pooja made the announcement along with an Instagram selfie. BOLLYWOOD – “Thank you for all the love y’all have sent my way. I have recovered well, kicked stupid corona’s butt and finally tested ...

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Bangladesh virus death toll exceeds 12,000

Sharmin Akter, works as a community facilitator under the LIUPC project of UNDP Bangladesh. Her job focuses on raising awareness about washing hands and remaining clean amid the coronavirus pandemic for the marginalized people. She also shows how to take care of children during such crisis. DHAKA – Bangladesh reported ...

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Spain 100 days away from reaching herd immunity, Pedro Sanchez

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (AP) GREECE – Spanish prime minister Monday said Spain is “just 100 days away from reaching herd immunity” to COVID-19. Pedro Sanchez asserted once 70% of the population is vaccinated, the country will have achieved that goal. “The data invite optimism. One-third of the adult ...

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Sonakshi Sinha gets her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BOLLYWOOD actress Sonakshi Sinha on Monday received the dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The actress took to her social media and updated her fans about the same. Sonakshi shared a photograph on Instagram where she is seen getting the jab on her left arm. “#Vaccine manjhe #Victory!!!” Sonakshi captioned the ...

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Vax Live concert raises $302m for vaccine

Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Shutterstock The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organisation’s campaign. Global Citizen announced Saturday that the funds raised helped procure more than 26 million doses at the “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the ...

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Anushka-Kohli collect 3.6 crore in donations for Covid-19

Image: INSTAGRAM/VIRATKOHLI BOLLYWOOD star Anushka Sharma and her husband Virat Kohli have collected 3.6 crore in donations within 24 hours after they launched a fundraiser campaign to raise funds for covid-19 relief work. The Sultan actress took to Instagram and informed her millions of fans about the donations. She wrote, ...

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