US records 1,497 virus deaths in 24 hours – the highest single-day toll of any country so far as cases rise to 310,000 and total deaths hit 8,500 leaving hospitals overwhelmed

He also said the Republicans had no ‘contingency plan’ to reschedule the August Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democrats, whose convention in Milwaukee was supposed to be held in July, already announced a new August date.  

Taking Stock: Biggest single-day gain, Sensex back above 30K; what should investors do?

“Indian equities are significantly up today following positive cues from global markets, consecutive days of decline in intensity of COVID-19 cases and reports from banking sector on healthy growth in advances as well as comfortable deposit position,” Amar Ambani, Senior President and Head of Research, YES Securities, told Moneycontrol.

James King Dies: Former ‘My 600-lb. Life’ Subject Was 49

King was profiled in a Season 5 episode of My 600-lb. Life, that aired in March 2017. With King weighing in at nearly 800 pounds, the episode focused on his attempts to get down to 600 so he could have potentially life-saving gastric bypass surgery. He made some return visits to the show, ultimately topping 840 […]

Caution: Booking tickets to fly? You may not get refund

CHENNAI: Planning to fly on or after April 15. Beware. You may not get refund of ticket fare in case the suspension of flights continues beyond the lockdown period and you want to cancel the booking. Though there is no clear instruction from the Centre on flight operations resuming after April 14, private airlines have […]

Val Kilmer, 60, reveals he hasn’t had a girlfriend in 20 years and he’s ‘lonely part of every day’

‘I haven’t had a girlfriend in 20 years’: The 60-year-old Grammy nominee was last pictured kissing Winona Ryder in 2005 and he claims to have dated his Alexander leading lady Angelina Jolie (L) in 2004, but apparently they were not committed relationships

20 of the best outdoor family days out for half-term

Forest zipwire, Conwy Combine adrenaline thrills with autumn colour as you bounce, swing and zipline through the treetops at Zip World Fforest, which offers six “adventures” in woodland in the Conwy valley. The Treetop Nets, Europe’s longest net walkway, and the Fforest Coaster are gentlest. Older children may prefer Plummet 2, which opens on 19 […]

Sara Ali Khan, Kriti Sanon Spread Awareness on World Health Day 2020

— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) April 7, 2020 In another tweet, she emphasised on the resolve and the bravery of the people working in the healthcare sector, she said, “The bravery, resolve, & resilience that they have shown amid this pandemic is truly commendable. Came across these wonderful illustrations recently that speak of their selflessness […]

Lockdown diaries: Celebs share their 21-day plan

Actor Huma S Qureshi has shared a 21-step guide detailing thing she’d be doing during this lockdown that started on march 25. On day one, she cooked a very special chicken curry in “true blue qureshi istyle”, followed by her indulging in a fashion banter with her followers as she dedicated a day to fitness. 

Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day

Letting your mind wander might be exactly what you need in order to regain your focus. It’s just a matter of choosing how and when to indulge in mind wandering. Reading the sports page or checking social media can distract you for half an hour or more, whereas staring out the window until you snap […]

Weight loss story: This teacher lost 18 kilos in just 8 months by brisk walking every day!

When 35-year-old Surya Gaur was diagnosed with pre-diabetes and hypertension, he knew he had to change the way he was living his life. On top of that list was getting back in shape and reducing all the extra kilos. A teacher by profession, Surya chose the mantra he often taught his students i.e. persistence is […]