Daily Archives: March 26, 2020

Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

The Indianapolis 500 scheduled for May 24 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946.

Kunal Kemmu croons to Ranbir Kapoor’s songs

Playing guitar and singing songs is on actor Kunal Kemmu’s mind to pass time amidst the coronavirus lockdown.

Hima Das donates one month’s salary to Assam’s COVID-19 relief fund

Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday pledged to donate her one month’s salary to Assam government’s coronavirus relief fund.

Shabana condemns terror attack on Gurudwara

New Delhi [India], Mar 26 (ANI) Veteran actor Shabana Azmi on Thursday condemned the terror attack on a Gurudwara in Afghanistan’s Kabul city which claimed at least 27 lives and injured eight people.

Nadal calls on Spain’s athletes to raise 11m euros to fight coronavirus

Rafael Nadal has issued a rallying cry and called on Spanish athletes to help raise 11 million euros ($12.07 million) to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. Nadal said he spoke with NBA’s Pau Gasol about what they could do to help and came up with the initiative to support the Red Cross in procuring protective equipment and infrastructure to assist vulnerable families in Spain affected by the virus.

Lockdown with Pulkit: Feels like an apocalypse

21 days of lockdown. India is currently in lockdown mode. Every state, every capital, every city and village are all in a self isolation zone.

IPL can wait, country needs to get over crisis first: Rohit Sharma

As India observes a 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma feels that Indian Premier League can wait for now as situation needs to get better first. “We should first think about the country. The situation needs to get better first then we can talk about the IPL. Let life get back to normal first,” Rohit said to Yuzvendra Chahal in an Instagram live chat.

Yes Bank board approves fund raising of Rs 5,000 crore

Cash-starved private sector lender Yes Bank on Thursday approved a proposal to raise Rs 5,000 crore by way of share sale, including qualified institutions and rights issue. The board at its meeting has approved subject to receipt of requisite approvals, raising of funds for an additional amount aggregating up to Rs 5,000 crores Yes Bank said in a regulatory filing.

US weekly jobless claims surge to record 3.28mn

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely ended the longest employment boom in US history.

DP cancels her episode as Kat stole her idea!

Deepika Padukone has been sharing pictures and videos of her ‘Productivity in the time of COVID-19!’ series on her social media handles. From working out, cleaning her wardrobe, self-care to drinking fruit juices, the actress has been keeping her fans updated through her Instagram.