Landslide at Kerala leaves several killed and many more trapped in Idukki.

Kerala

Rajamalai region of Idukki was hit by a landslide earlier this morning as settlement of tea estate workers got trapped in the event. Rescuers were dispatched on-site and they managed to retrieve at least 15 bodies. They have, however, struggled to rescue around 50 others who are feared to be trapped under the debris in the Idukki region of Kerala.  The event occurred due to torrential rains which led to a cascading landslide in the area, report officials.  Local authorities said that the settlements entrapped were essentially tea estate workers. …

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Thousands evacuated from Southern California wildfire.

Southern California wildfire.

Evacuation process remained in place early on Monday for thousands of people after a wildfire wreaks havoc in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size and forced the crews to battle flames which are reported to be triple-digits on the heat scale.  The Apple Fire in Riverside County has turned over 31 square miles of bush and timber to ash, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.  As of Monday morning, it was contained to about 5% and the cause of the fire is still under…

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s father files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty for the abetment of suicide.

SSR

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has shocked the nation and has exposed the underbelly of Bollywood to be extremely nepotism-based and favouring star-kids. It has brought to light conversations that have happened for years now, but merely as whispers.  Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is being investigated by Mumbai Police and according to its latest reported findings, Sushant’s father has filed an FIR against his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. This FIR has been filed at Patna.  Quoting a cop from Patna, ANI has confirmed, “FIR registered against actor Rhea Chakraborty under various sections,…

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WHO and Africa CDC explore treatment for Covid-19 in traditional medicine

CDC

The World Health Organization and the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recently launched a new effort in finding a cure for Covid-19. This effort is basically a newer approach to finding the cure to the disease as it explores more traditional medicine as a solution to the Coronavirus outbreak.  Soaring cases in South Africa raise a cause for concern which has motivated the African CDC to take different measures. Confirmed cases on the African Continent have reached 750,000 with more than half these numbers in South Africa…

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Brazil’s coronavirus count goes past the 70k mark.

Brazil

While the global toll of people affected by the virus keeps on reaching new heights every day, there are certain countries that are hit worse than the others. In a list of countries worst affected by Covid-19, Brazil stands to be the country with the second-highest death toll, and is surpassed only by the United States of America.  In the last 24 hours, the country saw 630 new cases added to the total coronavirus related deaths, bringing Brazil’s total Coronavirus death count over 72,000.  The total number of cases in…

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India China to meet on Ladakh stand-off tomorrow regarding the pullback expedition.

Indian Army

India and China have been locking horns at the borders for over a month now, and during times like these, this does not seem to be such a good thing to focus national attention towards. In order to expedite a pullback on the borders, India and China will discuss on Friday. This discussion will be around ways to build on the disengagement process – a process started this week after National Security Advisor Ajit Doval conversed with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.  Friday’s meeting will be of the Working Mechanism…

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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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