Japan to extend Tokyo area state of emergency to March 21
The Japanese government plans to extend a state of emergency to combat COVID-19 for Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures until March 21, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Friday.
9 great apes become first non-human primates vaccinated for Covid-19
Nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo - four orangutans and five bonobos - made veterinary history in recent weeks as the world's first non-human primates known to be vaccinated against Covid-19, zoo officials said on Thursday.
Kangana undergoes army training for ‘Tejas’
Kangana Ranaut took to her Instagram handle to share a video of herself undergoing Army training for her upcoming film, ‘Tejas’. In the video, she is seen training on a net. The actress will be essaying the role of an Air Force pilot in the film.
Tottenham edge past Fulham thanks to Tosin Adarabioyo own goal
Tottenham Hotspur rode their luck in the quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at Fulham on Thursday thanks to an own-goal by Tosin Adarabioyo and the intervention of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
China says will deter Taiwan independence but seek peaceful ties
China will resolutely deter any separatist activity seeking Taiwan's independence but is committed to promoting the peaceful growth of relations across the Taiwan Strait and China's "reunification", Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
4 meanest zodiac signs (and what triggers others to be mean!)
Being nice and generous is a quality that very few possess. Some are naturally kind while some, even if they try hard, fail to be high minded and noble. And they usually end up being very mean to others. So, if you’re wondering if you fall into the category of the meanest ones, then this list of the meanest and generous zodiac signs will surely help you.
Pacific quake sets off tsunami, threat lifts in New Zealand
One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history triggered tsunami warnings across the ocean and forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate coastal areas Friday. Small tsunami waves were seen, but little damage was apparent hours later.
Varun: Theatres are nothing short of a shrine
Actor Varun Sharma says going inside a theatre after a year was a special moment for him. Varun entered a theatre for promotional activity around his upcoming film "Roohi", along with the film's team in the Capital on Thursday.
Sonam wishes sister Rhea on her birthday
Sonam Kapoor took to Instagram to pen a sweet note for her sister Rhea Kapoor on her birthday. Sharing pictures with Rhea, she captioned the post, "Happy happy birthday to my soulmate/bestfriend/sister @rheakapoor, first birthday I’ve missed because of this ridiculous time. I love you so much and miss you more. No one comes close to your smarts, empathy and capacity for giving and love. To always being partners and sisters