Paris Fashion Week goes online.

Paris Fashion Week

No paparazzi, no physical presence, no glowing divas, and shining dresses. But the Paris Fashion week will still happen without a doubt. While the world embraces a new normal, the Paris fashion week embraces a virtual platform to make sure that the Fashion capital does not lose its charm, even amid the pandemic.  The makeover has been caused by Coronavirus and designers will now be experimenting next week with online showcases to keep clients hooked and to eventually have revenues flowing in.  Several brands have taken up the onus to…

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Sensex closes 429 points higher as widespread buying dominates markets

Sensex

The equity benchmark BSE Sensex in India soared high skies at 429 points on Thursday on account of widespread buying. This was because of a move in the global markets which occurred due to the Covid-19 vaccine trials.  After having soared around 600 points during the market session, the index settled 439.25 points or 1.21 percent, higher at 35,843.70. The NSE Nifty went up to 121.65 points or 1.17 percent to eventually close at 10,551.70.  When it comes to the big winners, M&M seemed to be at the top of…

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Maharashtra extend state-wide lockdown till July 31st

Uddhav Thackeray

In another string of unsurprising news, the state of Maharashtra has extended the lockdown duration to July 31st. This is due to the fact that the numbers of cases have exponentially risen and there seems to be no respite on that end.  Maharashtra is single-handedly the worst affected state in India and the tally of infected cases has reached almost 1.6 lakh. Out of these, over 74000 cases are in Mumbai alone. There are ten major cities in Maharashtra, including Mumbai that are still looked at as Red Zones and…

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Eiffel Tower lights up again as the world still battles the pandemic.

Eiffel Tower

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects. Even the Eiffel Tower did not escape the impact the pandemic had, as it remained shut for around three months. However, on Thursday, people welcomed their most beloved monument as the Eiffel Tower was reopened for the masses, but with restrictions in place. Being one of the most sought-after monuments all around the world, reopening the Eiffel Tower basically would invite an influx of masses, waiting to set their eyes on the monument in all its glory. The authorities managing…

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The situation gets intense along the LAC with full army deployment

Indo-Chinese

Things have been politically tense along the Indo-Chinese border as there have been reports of Chinese invasion into Indian borders. This issue garnered nationwide attention when Indian soldiers lost lives in the Galwan area. Along the 3488 km-long Line of Actual Control, both Indian and Chinese armies stand fully deployed on the Galwan Sector.  Since the Galwan Incident, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army is continuing to send troops inside the Indian borders. The Indian army is also on standby as a part of the response in the Tibet region and…

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Covid-19 impacts internships as institutions decide on canceling them or going virtual, due to the pandemic outbreak

COVID 19

The Job scenario has never been good enough, to begin with. Organizations are always on the lookout for more experienced candidates and the likeliness of hiring someone who’s just graduated and holds no work experience is practically meager. The only hope, in such a case, for beginners was to bag themselves an internship.  The beauty of an internship is that it counts as an experience, and puts you on the radar for beginners to get off on the right note. With the Covid-19 outbreak, internships stand drastically affected. Youngsters who…

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s death shocks nation; brings attention to mental health issues.

Sushant Singh Rajput

In what could be considered yet another shock, Bollywood has lost yet another of its star. And this time, the cause being Suicide. Sushant Singh Rajput was deemed to be one of the rising stars of Bollywood and displayed impeccable potential to leave a lasting mark in the annals of the industry. However, the country was swept with shock on Sunday as news surfaced of Sushant Singh Rajput committing suicide in his house in Bandra. A Rising Star The star rose to fame with Zee TV show Pavitra Rishta as…

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Nirmala Sitharaman speaks about a special meeting to be held in July to discuss State compensation.

Nirmala Sitharaman

There is no denying the fact that these are uncertain times and the government is feeling the heat as the national economy takes a dramatic hit. To palliate the blow faced by the economy, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister said on Friday that there will be a meeting held next month. The agenda of this meeting is to mainly discuss the compensation to states.  Sitharaman said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) council will discuss borrowing to compensate states and ideally who will pay it back.  The minister said,…

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Locals worry about the impact on biodiversity as it would take four weeks to restore the damage done by Assam gas well leak

Assam gas Leak

On Tuesday afternoon, Oil India Limited’s (OIL) gas well blew out in Assam’s Tinsukia district. The consequent fire will take around four weeks to be completely restored, as reported by OIL authorities.  On Tuesday, OIL authorities reported that the well caught fire while clearing procedures were being undertaken at the site. However, considering the severity of the incident, the OIL put out a statement: “No casualty has been reported. Fire tenders are at the site controlling the spread of fire… there’re violent protests around the well site.” Furthermore, the statement…

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Maharashtra in grave danger as overall Covid-19 cases outnumber China’s

Maharashtra

If there is one state in India where Coronvirus has evidently wreaked most havoc, it is Maharashtra. No other state shows as many cases as just Maharashtra does. This raises concerns about what strategies are being implemented and what has been going wrong in Maharashtra to have led to this situation.  While the Coronavirus case in India, as a whole, has crossed the 250,000 mark on Monday, Maharashtra alone has 85000 of those numbers. These latest numbers have been released by the Ministry of Health as per which there are…

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