Coronavirus positive SP Balasubrahmanyam’s condition stable, continues to remain in hospital | Music News

New Delhi: Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who was admitted to a Chennai hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, continues to be stable. The hospital authorities shared his health update on Thursday. Balasubrahmanyam was hospitalised on August 5 and with mild symptoms of coronavirus. The 74-year old playback singer had also shared a video on his Facebook page confirming the diagnosis and the hospitalisation.  He stated that he has mild symptoms of COVID-19 and added that the decision to get himself admitted to the hospital was only for resting and recuperating comfortably…

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On mother Teji Bachchan’s birth anniversary, Amitabh Bachchan pens a heartfelt blog | People News

New Delhi: On mother Teji Bachchan’s birth anniversary, legendary megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his blog and penned his innermost heartfelt thoughts. He shared a few pictures from his residence wherein his mother’s memory, he has planted a ‘Gulmohar’ tree along with Bakul and Bahava.  He wrote: they that are settled , do get up rooted through natures harsh conditions and rules ..  but when was it not allowed to resettle the uprooted again .. yes the night is dark and deep .. but when did any stop you from…

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Sharing Covid-19 Articles on Facebook? You’ll Soon Be Warned to Check Facts First

Facebook has announced that it has rolled out a new notification screen for users across the world, which will give them more context about articles related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This move, Facebook states on its post, will give users more context about the pandemic and verified reporting around it, to dispel misinformation and myths about it. The intermediate screen that will appear ahead of the Covid-19 articles being shared on Facebook aims to give users an idea about the recency of the information that is being shared, to…

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‘Baahubali’ director SS Rajamouli, family test coronavirus negative | People News

Mumbai: Telugu filmmaker SS Rajamouli and his family have tested negative for COVID-19. The filmmaker tweeted to confirm the news on Wednesday. “Completed 2 weeks of quarantine! No symptoms. Tested just for the sake of it… It is negative for all of us,” wrote the “Baahubali” director on his verified Twitter account, @ssrajamouli. Rajamouli also shared that he has to wait for three more weeks to donate plasma. “Doctor said we need to wait 3 weeks from now to see if we’ve developed enough antibodies for plasma donation,” he added. Completed…

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Janmashtami 2020: Urvashi Rautela wishes for good health amid COVID-19 crisis | People News

Mumbai: Janmashtami is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, the effervescent king of hearts. To make this festive atmosphere even more joyous, people sing melodious songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Bollywood is loved by many as it brings out the vibrancy and diversity of our culture.  While Urvashi Rautela is set to get in the festive mood by celebrating it in a conventional way like every year. Urvashi Rautela said, “May Shri Krishna shower you with his choicest blessings on the auspicious day of Shri…

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Bhakarwadi Team Gets Compensation of Rs 25 Lakh to Unit Member’s Family Who Died Due to COVID-19

A number of TV shows resumed shooting after production was stalled due to coronavirus pandemic. In one of the recent incidents, seven crew members of the TV show Bhakarwadi tested COVID-19. Unfortunately, one of them passed away on July 21 due to the deadly virus. The seven members who have recovered successfully have decided to donate their plasma to help other patients. They have made an arrangement with Kokilaben Ambani Hospital to donate their plasma, show producer JD Majethia told the Times of India. He said, “At a time when…

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Facebook removes seven million posts for sharing false information on coronavirus | Technology News

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it removed 7 million posts in the second quarter for sharing false information about the novel coronavirus, including content that promoted fake preventative measures and exaggerated cures. Facebook released the data as part of its sixth Community Standards Enforcement Report, which it introduced in 2018 along with more stringent decorum rules in response to a backlash over its lax approach to policing content on its platforms. The company said it would invite external experts to independently audit the metrics used in the report, beginning 2021.…

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Noted poet Rahat Indori dies of cardiac arrest after testing positive for coronavirus | People News

New Delhi: Noted poet and lyricist Rahat Indori died of cardiac arrest after testing positive for coronavirus on Tuesday in Indore. Rahat Indori was admitted to Aurobindo Hospital. He was 70. A tweet from the poet’s verified Twitter profile read that he died of cardiac arrest at 5.30 pm on Tuesday.  राहत साहब का Cardiac Arrest की वजह से आज शाम 05:00 बजे इंतेक़ाल हो गया है….. उनकी मग़फ़िरत के लिए दुआ कीजिये…. — Dr. Rahat Indori (@rahatindori) August 11, 2020 Earlier today, Rahat Indori had shared that he got…

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Abhishek Bachchan thanks fans for their wishes during his coronavirus battle | People News

Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently returned home after seeking Covid-19 treatment, has thanked his well-wishers via a special video. Taking to Instagram, Abhishek uploaded the video comprising tweets and messages from fans and colleagues in the industry. “I would like to thank all the fans and well-wishers for all their love, support and prayers for my speedy recovery. I am absolutely overwhelmed reading through so many posts on my feeds. Love and gratitude,” Abhishek said in the clip. Fans loved Abhishek’s gesture a lot. Actor Hrithik Roshan commented on the…

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Covid-19 does not directly cause loss of taste: Study

WASHINGTON: Covid-19 does not directly damage taste bud cells, according to a study which found that taste loss is likely caused indirectly by events induced during inflammation due to the disease. The findings, published in the journal ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, are contrary to previous studies that have shown damage may be caused directly by the virus particle. An increasing number of Covid-19 patients have reported losses of smell or taste, prompting the researchers to add it to the growing list of symptoms for Covid-19. Recent research shows 20-25…

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Noted poet Rahat Indori admitted to hospital after testing coronavirus positive | People News

New Delhi: Renowned poet Rahat Indori on Tuesday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 70-year-old lyricist shared the information on Twitter today and explained that he got tested for the virus after facing some initial symptoms. He has been admitted to Aurobindo Hospital in Madhya Pradesh. The celebrated poet also assured his fans that he will keep them updated about his health condition through the social media platforms Twitter and Facebook. . — Dr. Rahat Indori (@rahatindori) August 11, 2020 Rahat Indori is a well-known figure in…

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Locked and hitched: Star couples who got married amid lockdown | People News

New Delhi: For many stars, the new normal has been all about new beginnings. Despite lockdown, several among the glitterati have tied the knot in an intimate affair. IANS brings a list of star couples, who sealed their ‘forever together’ in the time of Covid-19. RANA DAGGUBATI and MIHEEKA BAJAJ The “Baahubali” star got married to Miheeka Bajaj on August 8 in the presence of close family and friends. The close-knit yet glamourous affair was hosted at the Ramanaidu Studios in Hyderabad. In May, Rana made his relationship with Miheeka public.…

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