World’s Biggest Covid-19 vaccine study starts as the US begins trials that include 30,000 people.

Covid

While the pandemic has slowed down the pace of the world dramatically, the world now steps up to implement major retaliatory efforts. In order to beat the pandemic, scientists from all around the world are trying their best to come up with a vaccine that protects people from the virus.  The world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccine got underway on Monday as 30,000 planned volunteers stepped up to these trials to shots which are created by the US government. The US happens to be one of the many countries in the race…

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Domestic Flights may increase overall capacity by Diwali, says Puri

Domestic Flights

While the Pandemic has ruined many ceremonies and reunion plans due to the suspension of flights – both domestic and international – there stirs up some hope for domestic flights in the months to come. Union Aviation minister Hardeep Puri said that he hopes the number of domestic flights will reach 55-60 percent of the pre-coronavirus level by Diwali this year.  Due to the nationwide lockdown, the entire country has been facing massive amounts of financial losses. The aviation sector has also incurred massive losses due to the two-month-long suspension…

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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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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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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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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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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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On the occasion of World Environment Day, environmentalists urge to stop mask pollution.

Mask Pollution

The pandemic has affected various parts of our lives and changed the very definition of normalcy. However, there were many reports emerging about nature on a healing streak ever since humans decided to go on lockdown. But has it really been all that great for Mother Nature? Environmentalists don’t quite agree.  Ever since the pandemic has struck, there has been a dramatic rise in the usage of face masks. Due to health regulations demanding people to be mask-clad when outdoors, the demand for masks has increased on a global level. …

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Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall as Mumbai receives early showers

Nisarg

Cyclone Nisarge is on its way to Mumbai and has made landfall between Murud and Revdanda in Maharashtra’s Raigad district. Authorities have declared red alerts in these areas and are evacuating thousands of people. These evacuations are mainly happening in coastal areas of the state and in Gujarat, as reported by officials.  The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for seven coastal districts of Maharashtra. Many districts along Gujarat are also expected to receive heavy rainfall.  When it comes to the cyclone, Mumbai falls right in its…

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