Tag: 2020

Boris Johnson locks down UK again, says ‘variant spreading at an alarming rate’

India, Jan. 5 -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday night announced another national lockdown from early Wednesday following continuing spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases - seven consecutive days registered over 50,000 daily cases - as the race between vaccine and...

Woman recreates famous artworks with her dog. They are ‘woofderful’

India -- When thinking of artistic classics such as The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh or the American Gothic by Grant Wood, words such as "stunning" or "captivating" may come to one's mind. But have you ever thought about what a rendition of...

Man held after entering Japan emperor’s residence: media

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into the Tokyo residence of Emperor Naruhito, where he reportedly spent two hours before being discovered, local media said Sunday. The man, who has not been named, entered the usually heavily guarded Akasaka residential complex for...

Irrfan’s Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard misses him in New Year note

India, Jan. 2 -- Its been more than eight months since Irrfan's death but the actor continues to be mourned by his friends and colleagues across the world. His Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard has penned a note in his memory as she...

Netizens made scarfs and blankets based on weather of 2020. Check out their impressive artwork

India, Jan. 3 -- If you've been on Twitter recently, then you may have seen the hashtags #TemperatureBlanket and #TemperatureScarf trending on the micro-blogging platform. If you're a knitting enthusiast, then you probably already know what these terms mean. In fact, you may have...

New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases

by Ben Sheppard The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which...

Art on a chopping board: An Insta series celebrates unsung heroes of the kitchen

India, Jan. 1 -- "It had to begin with the potato," says Devi Menon, 40, of her Instagram food art series. "My mother, who lives in Kerala, cooks amazing dishes with potatoes that I have sorely missed since we moved to the UK." In that...

Shah Rukh Khan fights flies as he records New Year message for fans, asks them to not send him long greetings as ‘they all mean the same thing’

India, Jan. 2 -- Shah Rukh Khan has shared a hilarious video to wish his fans a happy new year and asked them to not send him lengthy messages on New Year as "they all mean the same thing". He also apologised for the...

Netflix India shares cute clip about ‘2021 vision’ featuring Sanya Malhotra. Watch

India, Jan. 2 -- The year 2020 was indeed no cakewalk. However, with the past year behind us, many are stepping into 2021 with novel hopes, dreams and expectations. If you're such an individual, aka, someone looking to start 2021 with a hefty dose...

Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar pens emotional note for him: ‘I have no idea how to welcome 2021’

India, Dec. 31 -- Late actor Irrfan Khan's wife, writer Sutapa Sikdar, remembered him in a heartfelt note shared on her Facebook page. She said that she is finding it difficult to label 2020 as the worst year because 'you were still there'. She...