• Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Ahead of lockdown 5.0, PM Modi to address nation on ‘Mann ki Baat’ today 30 May 2020 22:30 Private doctor's clinic in Dharavi, which is one of the hotspots of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mumbai (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) Fifth phase of lockdown begins Monday. Here’s what you must know This is actually not an extension of the full …
  • GOI Extends Lockdown In Containment Zones Till June 30 30 May 2020 21:07 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 16Shares KO File Photo: Abid Bhat Shopping Malls, Hotels; Religious Places To Open From June 8 New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown in containment zones will continue till June 30 but extensive relaxations including opening of …
  • India extends lockdown till June 30 30 May 2020 17:36 --Shopping malls, hotels and restaurants outside virus zones can reopen from June 8 --Religious places allowed to open --Re-openings of areas outside containment zones in phases --Decision on opening schools and colleges in July India has extended the …
  • Live: Lockdown 5.0 in containment zones till June 30 30 May 2020 15:51 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The West Bengal government on Saturday extended the coronavirus-triggered lockdown in the state up to June 15 with relaxations and conditions. The announcement came ahead of the end of the fourth phase of the …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, May 30: In lockdown 5.0, night curfew between 9 pm to 5 am 30 May 2020 15:37 Deserted look of Mumbai iconic monument like CSMT, Hutatma Chowk, Marine Drive’s Queens Necklace, and Gateway of India. Coronavirus India updates: The Covid-induced nationwide lockdown in containment zones has been extended till June 30, the Ministry of …
  • Yes Bank acquires 24% stake in Dish TV India 30 May 2020 07:48 The shares have been acquired on invocation of pledge of shares and this is a one-time transaction, said Yes Bank Mumbai: Yes Bank has acquired 44.53 crore equity shares each having a nominal value of one rupee and constituting 24.19 per cent of Dish TV …
  • The Latest: India has another record jump of cases 30 May 2020 05:34 Indians wearing masks travel in a ferry during the coronavirus pandemic in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Friday, May 29, 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is preparing a new set of guidelines to be issued this weekend, possibly extending the …
  • Covid 19 : 6 years Old Princess Celebrates Celebrates Birthday In Quarantine 29 May 2020 19:45 Share Tweet Share Share Email Covid 19 : 6 years Old Princess Celebrates Celebrates Birthday In Quarantine Pakyong, 29 May : As per Information and Public Relation IPR Dept , a family of 6 years old girl child Celebrated her birthday in 14 days Quarantine …
  • TV viewership, smartphone usage slow down as India relaxes lockdown rules 29 May 2020 15:24 Television continued to lose eyeballs towards the end of the fourth phase of the covid-19 lockdown, with viewership having grown only by 15% in week nine of the post-covid disruption period. This is the fifth weekly consecutive drop as compared to the 24% …
  • Tired of Netflix and Amazon Prime this Covid-19 season? Why don’t you try podcasts? 29 May 2020 09:20 While transistors and radio may be a thing of the past for millennials and Gen Z, the interest in audio content is slowly switching to podcasts. According to an Adobe Analytics report, 33% of millennials are listening to five or more podcasts in a week. …
  • Gargantuan appetite- Youth eats 40 chapatis, 10 plates of rice 29 May 2020 09:06 BUXAR, BIHAR: A quarantine centre in Bihars border with eastern UP in Buxar has become a talking point due to gargantuan appetite of an inmate. The youth consumes around 40 chapatis and ten plates of steamed rice in a day, putting district officials in a …
  • India 9th worst-hit nation as COVID-19 tally crosses 1.6 lakh 29 May 2020 09:05 NEW DELHI: The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed 1.6 lakh on Thursday to make India the world’s ninth worst-hit country by the deadly virus infection, while the death toll rose to 4,633 to near China’s official count of 4,634 fatalities, …
  • China bans imports of pigs, wild boar and products from India 29 May 2020 09:05 NEW DELHI: China is set to ban imports of pigs, wild boar and related products from India in an effort to prevent African swine fever (ASF) and ensure the safety of China’s animal husbandry, the official media here said, citing a joint notice issued by the …
  • Indias stringent lockdown lasted longer than expected- Fitch 29 May 2020 09:05 NEW DELHI: India’s stringent lockdown norms have lasted longer than expected, said Fitch Ratings as it further reduced India’s GDP forecast to (-) 5 per cent from an earlier projected growth of 0.8 per cent for the current fiscal.  However, for 2021-22 the …
  • Priest sacrifices man inside temple to end COVID-19 pandemic 29 May 2020 09:05 Bhubaneswar: A 70-year-old priest was arrested for allegedly sacrificing a 52-year-old man inside a temple in Odisha’s Cuttack district to appease the goddess and end the coronavirus pandemic. Priest beheads man Priest Sansari Ojha engaged at Brahmani Dei …
  • ADB to give $177 mn loan for Maha roads upgrade 29 May 2020 09:05 Mumbai: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will give a loan of USD 177 million to upgrade 450 kms of state highways and major districts roads in Maharashtra, an official said here on Thursday. The agreement was signed for the Maharashtra State Road …
  • 45K Indian nationals evacuated under Vande Bharat Mission so far 29 May 2020 09:05 New Delhi: The government under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) has so far evacuated over 45,000 Indian nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. The official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, …
  • Ayodhya saints, Babri plaintiff slam Pakistan's remark on temple 29 May 2020 09:05 Ayodhya: Saints and seers in Ayodhya have reacted strongly to Pakistan’s statement on temple construction in corona times. The Pakistan foreign office has tweeted that “While world is grappling with unprecedented #COVID19, RSS-BJP combine is busy …
  • Locust menace closing in on Telangana 29 May 2020 09:05 Hyderabad: Locusts, a crop damaging migratory pests are moving speedily, covering Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Most recently, the locusts have entered Katol and Parseoni in Nagpur district of Maharashtra, with eyes set on …
  • Lockdown- Virtual job fairs come to rescue of rural youth 29 May 2020 09:05 Pune: Even as industries in Maharashtra face a manpower crunch because of the mass exodus of migrant labour from the state, “virtual job fairs” in some rural areas of Ahmednagar and Solapur are connecting recruiters from Pune to job aspirants. Migrant …
  • Meet IPS Officer Sreelekha who sets to become 1st woman DGP of Kerala 29 May 2020 09:05 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police will get its first woman Director General when IPS Officer R. Sreelekha assumes office as the new head of the Kerala Fire and Rescue Services on June 1. Presently IPS Officer Sreelekha heads Jail Department Presently an …
  • 7 persons test positive for COVID-19 in Manipur, total rises 51 29 May 2020 09:05 Imphal: Seven persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Manipur, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 51, an official said on Thursday. Of the fresh cases, five were from Thoubal district and one each from Kakching and Imphal West, he said. …
  • MeT forecasts rain in West Bengal till Saturday 29 May 2020 09:05 Kolkata: The MeT department on Thursday forecast rain and squally wind in West Bengal for the next two days. The city and some south Bengal districts experienced a cloudy day with intermittent showers on Thursday. The weatherman said that the south Bengal …
  • All about locusts as India faces worst attack in 26 yrs 29 May 2020 09:05 New Delhi: India is witnessing armies of locusts swarming across the country – the worst such attack in 26 years. Agriculture holds around 20% of the country’s GDP but the crops of four states have been destroyed by the insects at a time when India is …
  • Muslims donate Zakaat for 10-bed ICU facility 29 May 2020 09:05 Mumbai: Muslims in Ichalkaranji town of Maharashtra have donated a 10-bed ICU at a local hospital with Rs 36 lakh they collected in the form of Zakaat from the community members this Ramadan. The town is 380km from Mumbai. Zakaat is the third pillar of …
  • Odisha reports 67 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 1,660 29 May 2020 09:05 Bhubaneswar: As many as 67 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of such cases to 1,660 in the state, a health department official said on Thursday. Of the new patients, 65 had recently returned to the state from various …
  • Kangana Ranaut's lavish 48-crore workplace 29 May 2020 09:05 National award-winning actress, Kangana Ranaut, who is spending her lockdown days with her family at their Manali residence, is currently in the news for her lavish bungalow in Mumbai’s Pali Hill area. Kangana Ranaut has set up a sprawling new workspace in …
  • 195 healthcare workers at AIIMS tested positive for COVID-19 29 May 2020 09:05 New Delhi: As many as 195 healthcare workers have tested positive for coronavirus infection at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here till date, sources said. Over 50 healthcare personnel, including one MBBS student, three resident …
  • 32 people test positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand, total now 458 29 May 2020 09:05 Ranchi: Jharkhand has reported 32 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 458, according to a bulletin issued by the state government on Wednesday. There are 258 active cases in the state at present, while 175 people have been discharged after recovering …
  • Take effective steps to contain COVID-19 in Andamans- HC to govt 29 May 2020 09:05 Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre and the Andaman and Nicobar administration to forthwith take all effective steps to ensure non-proliferation of COVID-19 in the islands. A division bench comprising Chief Justice T B N …
  • 3 Naxals killed in Jharkhand encounter 29 May 2020 09:05 Ranchi: Three Naxals were killed and two apprehended after a gunbattle with security forces in Jharkhand on Thursday, officials said. They said the encounter, followed by an ambush on a reinforcement party of the Central Reserve Police Force, took place in …
  • Major fire at hotel in south Mumbai; 25 rescued 29 May 2020 09:05 Mumbai: At least 25 people were rescued after a major fire broke out in a five-storey hotel in south Mumbai on Wednesday night, officials said. Twenty-five doctors were residing in Hotel Fortune near Metro Cinema when the blaze broke out, according to the …
  • Drones, planes to fight locust menace in Rajasthan 29 May 2020 09:05 Jaipur: It is for the first time that drones and planes will be used to fight the locust attack in Rajasthan, said B.R. Karwa, project director, Agricultural Technology Management Agency, here on Monday. The locusts have changed their attack strategy this …
  • PM Modi pays tributes to Savarkar on birth anniversary 29 May 2020 09:05 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to freedom fighter and Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary, saying he motivated several people to join the freedom struggle. “On his Jayanti, I bow to the courageous …
  • PM reviews power sector, says state-specific solutions needed 29 May 2020 09:04 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised on the need to enhance consumer satisfaction while increasing operational efficiency and improving financial sustainability of the power sector. Reviewing the work of Power, and New and Renewable …
  • Delhi- Pile of COVID-19 victims bodies lies on mortuary floor 29 May 2020 09:04 New Delhi: In Lok Nayak Hospital of Delhi, a pile of COVID-19 victims’ bodies is kept on the mortuary floor as storage racks are full. As per the report, there are 108 bodies at the mortuary of the hospital. Last rites of the bodies are still pending as …
  • Minister blames 'reckless behavior' for contracting COVID-19 29 May 2020 09:04 Mumbai: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad has blamed his “reckless behavior for getting infected with the novel coronavirus. Awhad, who has now recovered from the infection after spending some days in hospital earlier this month, said he had to …
  • Not Just Migrants, Those Left Without Jobs During Lockdown Leaving Mumbai 29 May 2020 09:04 People whose jobs won't resume anytime soon are returning to their hometowns (File) Mumbai: While migrants labourers are leaving Mumbai in hordes, many who had better jobs are also leaving the city as they don't expect their jobs to resume any time …
  • 15 sent home before COVID test report in HP, probe ordered 29 May 2020 09:04 Hamirpur: Fifteen COVID-19 patients in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur were sent home from quarantine centres while reports of their second tests were still awaited, prompting the district administration to order a probe, an official said on Thursday. They …
  • 3 more test positive for COVID-19 in HP, tally mounts to 277 29 May 2020 09:04 Shimla: Three more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 277, officials said. All three cases were reported from Solan district. A Delhi-returned woman, her 17-year-old son …
  • Six more COVID-19 deaths in Rajasthan 29 May 2020 09:04 Jaipur: Six more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Rajasthan on Thursday, taking their number to 179 as 131 new coronavirus cases pushed the tally in the state to 7,947, the Health Department said here. One death each was reported from Ajmer, Banswara, …
  • A Michelin star and a mission: Chef Vikas Khanna is feeding millions in India’s lockdown 29 May 2020 05:42 By Shalini Venugopal Bhagat NEW DELHI: He has cooked for the Obamas, hosted TV shows with Gordon Ramsay, written 25 culinary books and created sumptuous meals that cost nearly $40,000 each. But in the past two months, Vikas Khanna, a Michelin-starred chef, …
  • India’s key growth engine grinds to halt in sign of slump 29 May 2020 05:03 By Vrishti Beniwal and P R Sanjai From call centers to hotels to airlines, India’s key services industries have come to a standstill during the coronavirus outbreak, dragging the economy into possibly its worst recession on record. Businesses providing …
  • Amazon Prime Video geared up to release highly-anticipated Tamil film Ponmagal Vandhal 29 May 2020 00:09 The gripping legal drama will be the first ever Tamil film to have its worldwide premiere on Prime Video and follows the story of an honest lawyer’s attempts to redeem a wrongfully convicted woman. Produced by 2D Entertainment, Ponmagal Vandhal stars …
  • I Feel Cinema Halls And OTT Platforms Will Co-exist: Shoojit Sircar 28 May 2020 22:34 Award-winning director Shoojit Sircar’s new film ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ will soon be out on OTT platform Amazon prime. He speaks to Lachmi Deb Roy about how big a challenge it was to handle both Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana on the sets and why they …
  • Online gaming firms explore ways to keep users engaged 28 May 2020 17:13 PUNE: Online casual gaming firms saw traffic surge just days into the nationwide lockdown that began on March 25, industry players told ET, as people spent more time indoors and as first-timers took the plunge into internet gaming. Casual gaming is …
  • India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 1.88% 28 May 2020 11:11 Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Capital Goods, Auto and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 gained 1.88%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index gained 1.88%. The best …
  • Heartbreaking video shows toddler playing next to his mother's body in India 28 May 2020 10:15 Heartbreaking video has revealed a toddler playing around their mother's body after she collapsed and died on a packed train in India amid coronavirus lockdown.  Arbina Khatoon, 35, died at Muzaffarpur station, in northern Bihar state, on Wednesday …
  • Xiaomi to bring 'thin and light-weight' Mi Notebook-series to India in June 28 May 2020 10:06 After cementing its leadership position in the smartphones and televisions segments in India, Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi is gearing up to foray into laptop market by bringing its Mi Notebook to the country next month, a company executive said on Thursday. …
  • Mancs In Mumbai viewers predict second series in the Caribbean - Entertainment Daily 28 May 2020 08:15 Viewers of Absolutely India: Mancs In Mumbai have predicted there will be a second series in the Caribbean. The ITV show follows Ryan, Adam and Scott Thomas as they discover their family roots in India alongside their dad Dougie. During tonight's show, …
  • Xiaomi to launch 1st Notebook in India next month as demand surges 28 May 2020 07:39 New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) After cementing its leadership position in the smartphone and affordable TV segments in India, Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi is geared up to enter the laptop market, with bringing its Mi Notebook to the country next month, a top …
  • Asia Today: Virus cases jump again in South Korea, India 28 May 2020 07:34 Updated 2:28 am CDT, Thursday, May 28, 2020 People suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus wait to receive tests at a coronavirus screening station in Bucheon, South Korea, Thursday, May 28, 2020. South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest …
  • Arya to play lead role in Ayyappanum Koshiyum remake? 28 May 2020 07:07 There were reports last month that producer Kathiresan’s Five Star Creations has bought the remake rights of hit Malayalam film, Ayyappanum Koshiyum, and actor Sasikumar has been roped in to play one of the leads. Much recently, the internet is abuzz with …
  • The Latest: India sees record jump of COVID-19 cases 28 May 2020 05:08 A medical worker collects a swab sample from a journalist for a COVID-19 test before the National People's Congress closing session and the Chinese Premier press conference in Beijing, on Thursday, May 28, 2020. less A medical worker collects a swab …
  • India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 3.17% 27 May 2020 11:20 Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking, IT and Carbon sectors led shares higher. At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 rose 3.17%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index gained 3.25%. The best performers of the …
  • ‘Do we live life or does life live us?’ 27 May 2020 09:20 The industry is undoubtedly one of the smallest in the country and has struggled to stay afloat. Films made in Konkani have been made regularly but find it difficult to recover investments. Now with the CoronaVirus spreading all over the country and yes …
  • Hold L&T Infotech, target price Rs 1,823: Axis Securities 27 May 2020 06:51 Axis Securities has given a hold rating to L&T Infotech with a target price of Rs 1,823 based on 17 times P/E multiple to its FY22E earnings of Rs 106.3 per share. According to the brokerage, the management sees short term uncertainty in all the …
  • HBO Max gives India a miss, launches in US today 27 May 2020 05:51 NEW DELHI : WarnerMedia Entertainment on Wednesday launched HBO Max, a video streaming service, in the United States, but the company has no immediate plans to bring it to India. “In Asia, we are continuing to focus on our regional streaming service HBO GO …
  • Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj join Sir David Attenborough to celebrate India’s wildlife 26 May 2020 13:26 Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj and Rishab Shetty have given voiceovers in different languages for the premiere of the documentary “Wild Karnataka” on June 5, which happens to be World Environment Day. The renowned English broadcaster and …
  • Coronavirus: UK’s death toll passes 47,000 as India reports its biggest jump in cases 26 May 2020 10:42 The coronavirus has infected almost 5.5 million people across the world and killed more than 346,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Here are the latest updates on the pandemic from around the world: The United Kingdom’s coronavirus …
  • Panorama India Elects new board 26 May 2020 06:38 As part of Panorama India’s annual mandate, co-chair Sumeeta Kohli along with the rest of the board elected Mr. Sanjay Makkar as the co-chair for 2020-21. Both Mr. Makkar, and Ms Kohli who will continue her tenure as co-chair will work together to take …
  • The Latest: India reports biggest jump in virus cases again 26 May 2020 06:23 School children wearing masks get their hands sanitized and temperatures checked as they arrive to appear for state board examination during the coronavirus pandemic in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. less School children wearing masks …
  • Future-Proofing Media and Entertainment: What India can learn from South Korea and Singapore 26 May 2020 05:14 The lockdown helped India control the coronavirus but now that the economy is gradually opening up again, it is time to get back to business. Amongst the worst affected sectors so far has been the media and entertainment industry. Cinema halls are losing …
  • 6,767 new COVID-19 cases in India in last 24 hours 26 May 2020 03:47 New Delhi: COVID-19 cases in India saw the biggest spike for the third consecutive day on Sunday with 6,767 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 1,31,868, while the death toll due to the disease rose to 3,867 after …
  • Fans look up to sports documentaries for entertainment 26 May 2020 00:11 The Herald COVID-19 pandemic brings sport to a halt, but fans can look to documentaries for stories beyond the field FIRSTPOST- “No matter how much I hate him, I respect his game,” Michael Jordan says of his one-time opponent Isiah Thomas. In the recently …
  • India Reveals Post-Coronavirus Film Shoot Protocol and... 25 May 2020 14:04 Photo: Reliance Entertainment Photo: Reliance Entertainment Photo: Reliance Entertainment India Reveals Post-Coronavirus Film Shoot Protocol and Guidelines for Multiplexes Click here to read the full article. The Producers Guild of India (PGI) has …
  • India Inc goes back to work with safety measures, strict 'no AC’ rule & plenty of social distancing 25 May 2020 04:59 As the government has allowed several relaxations in lockdown 4.0, many businesses are gradually resuming operation and trying to adjust to the new style of doing business, with reduced staff and strict protocol. Manish Sharma, CEO, Panasonic India and …
  • Relief package has overlooked entertainment industry: Film bodies write to FM 25 May 2020 04:19 NEW DELHI: With COVID-19 cases spiking everyday in Mumbai and film shooting unlikely to resume soon, film bodies have written to the centre, asking for its intervention in helping the industry tide through the crisis. The federation of Western India Cine …
  • With ‘Four More Shots Please!,’ India gets its own ‘Sex and the City’ 25 May 2020 03:44 And, yes, there’s plenty of casual sex. There’s also oral sex, gay sex, sex in an open marriage, sex in conference rooms, sex that disappoints. Some of India’s more conservative viewers say there’s too much sex. But overall, the reaction to the show since …
  • India sees biggest spike in COVID-19 cases 24 May 2020 08:35 New Delhi: India witnessed the biggest ever spike of 6,767 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,31,868, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Death toll As many as 147 deaths have been …
  • Desert locust from Africa could move to India, Pak next month 24 May 2020 08:33 United Nations: The desert locust invasion, which poses a significant threat to the livelihoods and food security, is expected to move from East Africa to India and Pakistan next month and could be accompanied by other swarms, a top official of the UN’s …
  • India committed to strengthen multi-faceted ties with SL- Envoy 24 May 2020 08:33 Colombo: India is committed to strengthening the multi-faceted ties with Sri Lanka, especially the historical and deep civilisational, religious and cultural bonds, said the new Indian envoy to the island nation on Saturday. Gopal Baglay, the new High …
  • Huawei on Covid-19: India’s cellular traffic jumped up to 30% under lockdown 24 May 2020 05:53 Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Published: May 24, 2020 9:55:07 am As social distancing, remote working and consumption of entertainment over the internet are the new normal in the post-COVID-19 world, the role of the telecom sector making people …
  • Mumbai- India hospital delivers 100 babies from Covid-19 mums 23 May 2020 22:18 Image caption Doctors have been wearing protective gear in the delivery room More than 100 healthy babies have been born to mothers infected with the novel coronavirus in one hospital in India's western city of Mumbai. Three of the 115 babies born to …
  • Patrick Ewing Tests Positive For COVID 19; Bars to Reopen In Madrid On Monday - India Today 23 May 2020 12:22 Patrick Ewing, Jamaican-American basketball coach, tests positive for the deadly virus. He is kept in isolation in a local hospital and nobody from the basketball team has been tested positive apart from him. UK PM, Boris Johnson violates lockdown norms …
  • NODWIN Gaming set to host 5th edition of ESL India Premiership 2020 23 May 2020 11:45 India’s homegrown e-sports company NODWIN Gaming has announced the launch of the 5th edition of its flagship tournament - ESL India Premiership 2020. The registration for the seeding cup of the Summer Season began on 21 May. NODWIN has completed 4 editions …
  • ALTBalaji CEO: Small town India discovering OTT platforms; adult content not a taboo anymore 23 May 2020 10:27 Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Updated: May 23, 2020 3:07:12 pm ALTBalaji CEO: Small town India discovering OTT platforms; adult content is not a taboo anymore (Image: ALTBalaji) As more users from smalltown India switch on OTT platforms, platforms …
  • Coronavirus: US strains to reopen as virus accelerates across Latin America, India, and Africa 22 May 2020 18:13 The entertainment capital of the world is ready to turn on its lights again ‘at any time’ as coronavirus continues to ravage countries ill-equipped to handle the pandemic. Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March …
  • Prithviraj and Aadujeevitham team return to India from Jordan 22 May 2020 07:07 Actor-filmmaker Prithviraj at Kochi airport (Photo: Prithviraj/ Facebook) All cast and crew members of Malayalam film Aadujeevitham, including actor Prithviraj, returned to India on Friday. The film’s team was flown to Kochi via Delhi from Amman by a …
  • Lions Gate Entertainment's (LGF.A) CEO Jon Feltheimer on Q4 2020 Results -Earnings Call Transcript 22 May 2020 06:45 Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call May 21, 2020 5:00 PM ET Company Participants James Marsh – Head-Investor Relations Jon Feltheimer – Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Barge – Chief Financial Officer Kevin Beggs – …
  • ZEE creates fresh content across TV, digital, live entertainment amidst lockdown 21 May 2020 16:38 MUMBAI: Even as all production activities are halted in Mumbai due to the lockdown, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) said Thursday that it has created original content for its consumers. The company said it has started using technology solutions across …
  • India Hospital Delivers 100 Babies From Covid-19 Mums 21 May 2020 15:15 BBC News:– More than 100 healthy babies have been born to mothers infected with the novel coronavirus in one hospital in India’s western city of Mumbai. Three of the 115 babies born to infected mothers at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in …
  • Radio Mirchi is the best Lockdown Entertainment Partner with 40 Million listeners, states IRS survey 21 May 2020 09:44 Beating the lockdown blues away in an informative and entertaining way, Radio Mirchi has been creating the largest impact in these times, as its India’s largest Radio Brand. This has once again been proved by IRS Q4 study, as per which Radio Mirchi & …
  • Radio Mirchi is the best lockdown entertainment partner 21 May 2020 08:32 New Delhi [India] May 21 (ANI/Mediawire): In these times of lockdown, Radio Mirchi and its advertising partners are celebrating with some good news. India's love with Radio Mirchi continues - it is now the only private FM company with more than 40 …
  • WinZO partners with Rein games and Deftouch to offer gaming content for India 21 May 2020 07:47 Image Source : WINZO WinZO to offer more games focused towards the Indian audience. WinZO social gaming platform has partnered with Titan Capital-backed Rein Games and Kalaari-backed Deftouch to bring the multiplayer real-time pool and cricket games to the …
  • Disruptors to define entertainment business in post-COVID world: Study 20 May 2020 23:46 New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A new report by Tech Mahindra on the ‘Impact of COVID-19 on Media and Entertainment Industry suggests change in the way the world of media and entertainment will conduct business is set to happen faster than you can imagine, in the …
  • Why We Went Long On Tencent Music Entertainment 20 May 2020 21:53 We went long on Sogou (SOGO) because Tencent (OTCPK:TCEHY) owns 70% of it. This is the same reason why we made a bet on Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME). Tencent still owns more than 62% of TME. We are prudent investors. Having a powerful and cash- …
  • Accessible entertainment is a work in progress 20 May 2020 09:59 In recent years, technology has considerably transformed the entertainment industry, redefining the ways of content consumption. In addition to the traditional sources of entertainment like radio, television and cinema, we now have a host of digital …
  • Understanding India’s streaming platforms industry in the context of lockdown 20 May 2020 08:19 In the book Folktales From India—a precious contribution to Indian culture—poet, and an authority on Indian aesthetics A K Ramanujan narrates a South Indian folktale. The folktale is called Losing a Self. It is a story of a Guru and his twelve idiot …
  • India is about to get hit by a super cyclone at the same time as its coronavirus outbreak is peaking 20 May 2020 05:02 Storm Amphan viewed by NASA's Aqua satellite on Monday night. Image has been annotated by Business Insider.NASA/NRL/Business Insider Hundreds of thousands of people in India are in danger as a category-4 super cyclone heads towards the east …
  • India & China position additional troops in Ladakh areas 20 May 2020 04:40 Siasat.com New Delhi: Following two incidents of violent face-offs in eastern Ladakh on May 5-6 India and China have deployed additional forces and enhanced fortifications. Sources said troop reinforcements and fortifications had taken place near the Line …
  • Live: US govt set to donate 200 ventilators to India 19 May 2020 14:45 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates After a political slugfest between the centre and the states over the movement of migrant workers on the Shramik Special trains, the railways on Tuesday said the consent of the destination states is not required …
  • E-commerce dips, education, entertainment see increased screen time during lockdown: AppBazaar 18 May 2020 17:32 However, education and entertainment have seen increased user engagement and higher returns for developers. While the ongoing lockdown might have led to increased screen time for users, it has also resulted in reduced business for technology providers. A …
  • India fastest growing gaming market, set to earn Rs 118.8 billion by 2023, says Industry insider 18 May 2020 15:25 The young population, along with high mobile internet penetration, makes India a prime location for a gaming growth explosion. Amid crumbling fortunes and economic distress brought on by the coronavirus, the lockdown that forced people to stay at home has …
  • India’s online video market to touch $4 billion by 2025 18 May 2020 11:55 Disney+ Hotstar, the streaming service owned by Disney India, will contribute significantly to this growth, acquiring a potential 25% of the total online video revenue pie by 2025, second only to Google’s YouTube. These projections are part of a report …
  • India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 3.43% 18 May 2020 11:47 Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Banking, Auto and Real Estate sectors led shares lower. At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 lost 3.43% to hit a new 1-month low, while the BSE Sensex 30 index fell 3.44%. The …
  • Rana Daggubati says Malayalam film industry can get back much faster than others in India 18 May 2020 09:36 Baahubali 2 sets 10 brand new box office collection records Rana Daggubati, who is the son of noted producer and distributor Suresh Babu, spoke about the revival of the entertainment industry and said that Malayalam film industry can get back much faster …
  • Disney Plus Hotstar Poised For Growth in India (Report) 18 May 2020 04:08 Photo: Courtesy Of Disney Photo: Courtesy Of Disney Photo: Courtesy Of Disney Disney Plus Hotstar Poised For Growth in India (Report) Click here to read the full article. Disney Plus Hotstar is positioned to become the second highest revenue earning video …
  • Schedule of Air India evacuation flights released 17 May 2020 02:09 New Delhi: Under the second phase of Vande Bharat Mission, 149 Air India evacuation flights will be operated to bring back Indians from 40 countries. 149 Air India evacuation fights Out of the 149 flights, 13 flights will come from the US, 11 from the UAE, …
  • What COVID-19 crisis means for India’s startup funding ecosystem in 2020 16 May 2020 13:38 By Apoorv Ranjan Sharma The year 2019 was a blockbuster one for startups in India, drawing a record number of international investors. According to research firm Tracxn, the startup community raised about $14.5 billion in funding – a significant jump from …