Tag: Coronavirus Pandemic

Rupee drops 25 paise against US Dollar

The Indian rupee dropped against the US dollar tracking a strong greenback in the overseas market and volatile domestic equities ahead of the US Fed meeting outcome will be announced later in the day. At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 73.70 against the dollar, then fell further to 73.78/$, registering a decline […]

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Swiss Gold Exports To India Jumped To 5-Month High In August

Swiss exports of gold to India saw a five month high jump in August 2021 Swiss exports of gold to India jumped to a five-month high in August while shipments to China fell, Swiss customs data showed on Tuesday. Switzerland is the world’s largest bullion refining centre and transit hub and its data give insight […]

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COVID-hit Chinese city imposes strict curbs, tells residents to stay home

Beijing: A city in southeast China hit by COVID-19 told residents on Saturday (September 18) to stay home and closed various venues, as infections spread in the country`s latest hotspot during a key holiday travel season. The government of Xiamen, in a series of notices, told residents not to leave home unnecessarily, closed parks, scenic […]

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Schools become infection centre in China’s Fujian province, children get affected in new COVID-19 outbreak

Hong Kong: An outbreak of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the elementary school has forced China to impose restrictions in the southern province of Fujian. The outbreak, dubbed China`s “first school-centred flare-up” by state media, was originally detected Friday (September 10) at an elementary school in the city of Putian. It has since spread […]

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Chinese city seals highways, closes public venues amid new COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing: A city in China`s southeastern province of Fujian has closed cinemas and gyms, sealed off some entries and exits to highways and told residents not to leave town as it battles a local COVID-19 outbreak. The virus situation in the city of Putian is “serious and complex” and it is very likely more new […]

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Aditya Chopra launches Saathi Card to provide health insurance, school fee allowance, ration supply, among other benefits to the industry’s daily wage earners and their families : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Yash Raj Films has been at the forefront of providing aid towards the Hindi film industry’s daily wage earners. To sustain this beyond just a response to COVID-19, Aditya Chopra has launched Saathi Card, modelled on the lines of an internationally acclaimed policy concept – “universal basic support” under The Yash Chopra Foundation, to provide […]

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Bharti Singh goes from 91 kgs to 76 kgs in one year; says she feels healthy and fit : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Comedian Bharti Singh who is a regular on The Kapil Sharma Show and hosts multiple reality shows is receiving praise for her recent weight loss. She lost 15 kgs in the past year and her efforts are quite visible. Talking to a leading daily about her transformations, Bharti said that she has gone from weighing […]

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COVID-19 scare: US crosses grim mark of 40 mn cases, 316% increase from last Labor Day

Washington: The US crossed the grim milestone of 40 million COVID-19 cases on Monday (September 6), according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Daily COVID-19 cases in the US have increased more than four times that what the country witnessed on Labor Day last year, or a 316 per cent spike, a media report said. […]

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Aditya Roy Kapur starrer OM: The Battle Within international schedule cancelled; film to now be shot in India : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

In December last year Aditya Roy Kapur announced his next venture that was titled OM: The Battle Within. The announcement came along with a poster that featured the actor in an action packed avatar. Now months on and the film that went on floors a while back has made steady progress. However, we hear that […]

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Rupee ends higher at 73.02 against US Dollar tracking domestic markets

The Indian rupee ended at 73.02 against the US dollar amid a strong rally with a record-setting spree in domestic equities. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic unit opened at 73.05 against the dollar and registered an intra-day high of 73.01/$. The currency on Thursday closed at 73.06 against the dollar. On the […]

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