Take a break from scrolling through the ‘gram and check out these weekly updates.
The fear of COVID-19 seems to have been fading among the people as they keep moving around like everything is fine. Consider this as a reminder the ‘the pandemic is not over just because you are over it!.’ But there’s a lot more that has happened besides the increasing number of Coronavirus cases. Have a look at these weekly updates to stay up-to-date.
Check out these weekly updates:
Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23, 2020.
We know how important it is for our customers to stay in touch with those they love and the world around them. We can’t wait to connect with our customers and expand support in India with the Apple Store online on September 23! 🇮🇳https://t.co/UjR31jzEaY
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 18, 2020
A potential sign of life on the planet Venus has been detected by scientists as they discovered phosphine which is produced by bacterias.
(Image credit: SSV, MIPL, Magellan Team, NASA) pic.twitter.com/1cXz3LF6zk
— The Weather Channel India (@weatherindia) September 14, 2020
After actress Anaswara Rajan, who recently turned 18 was trolled online for wearing shorts and showing her legs because that did not ‘suit her culture’ various actress came in her support and shared their pictures showing off their legs. Soon the hashtag #WomenHaveLegs started trending.
Twitter customised the ‘like’ button for the Apple Event and here’s how Netizens reacted.
— KeenCode (@keencode_lk) September 16, 2020
Doordarshan completed its 61 years birthday this week
— Doordarshan National (@DDNational) September 15, 2020
Kate Winslet & Anthony Hopkins honour frontline workers during TIFF
Kate Winslet receives the #TIFF20 Tribute Award: "To be giving applause to anyone other than those who have and continued to be at the forefront of the battle against this virus across the world does feel decidedly out of place" https://t.co/sZTyWGG6YP pic.twitter.com/CHiHGJjkrZ
— Variety (@Variety) September 16, 2020
Pointing out failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation various celebrities took part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze”. Celebs like Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and others became part of #StopHateforProfit.
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Facebook continues to recommend groups and posts that promote disinformation and glorify violence to its users. This has gone on for years and the platform has yet to take meaningful action. Enough is enough. Please join me in signing this petition to tell Facebook it’s time to #StopHateForProfit. Visit stophateforprofit.org/demand-change (link in bio and story)
Chris Evans went all Captain America and gave the coolest reply after someone leaked his NSFW picture.
Now that I have your attention
VOTE Nov 3rd!!!
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) September 15, 2020
Disney Plus released the trailer of The Mandalorian Season 2 and it holds all the surprises that every fan of the first season has been waiting for.
Tatiana Maslany has landed the role of She-Hulk. She will be playing the part in the Marvel Series that will stream on Disney Plus.
— etalk (@etalkCTV) September 18, 2020
Carry Minati clarified rumours of him being a part of Bigg Boss 14 after news of four Indian YouTubers becoming part of Bigg Boss 14 was doing rounds.
I am not going in Bigg Boss!
Don't believe in everything you read. 😐
— Ajey Nagar (@CarryMinati) September 16, 2020
YouTubers Nikhil Sharma and Shanice Shrestha featured in Palak Muchhal’s latest music video Tu Aa Jaana. Nikhil Sharma also took this opportunity to announce his engagement to his long time beau.
IPL 2020 is all set to kick start on September 19, 2020.
3 more days to go!
What a spectacular and breathtaking view from the stadiums in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 16, 2020
The PSG player Neymar said that became a target of Alvaro‘s racists’ remarks during the Sunday match. Coach Marseille defended Alvaro after Neymar’s allegation.
Neymar banned as Alvaro faces investigation over alleged racist remarks https://t.co/56Mf36mE6c
— The Independent (@Independent) September 17, 2020
Tennis sports star, Naomi Osaka officially becomes a two-time US Open champion after an interesting match against Victoria Azarenka.
Game. Set. Championship.
— ESPN (@espn) September 12, 2020
Lewis Hamilton wore a shirt about Breonna Taylor. He showed his protest demanding the arrest of Kentucky police who shot a woman who was in her home eight times in March.
— Mercedes-AMG F1 (@MercedesAMGF1) September 13, 2020