Aishwarya, daughter Aaradhya test positive for coronavirus Jul 13, 2020 0 372 12345 AFPMumbaiBollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus, her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan said Sunday just a day after he and his father, screen legend Amitabh Bachchan, were admitted to hospital with the infectious disease.Their eight-year old daughter Aaradhya was also COVID-19 positive, he tweeted, adding that they were recovering at their home in Mumbai.“Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home... The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative,” Abhishek Bachchan tweeted.Abhishek said he and his father were positive but both their cases were mild.“My father and I remain in hospital till the doctors decide otherwise. Everyone please remain cautious and safe. Please follow all rules!”Aishwarya Rai Bachchan took the Miss World crown in 1994 and made her acting debut in the late 1990s.She went on to become one of the most famous Bollywood faces abroad as well as in India and has been a regular on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. She married Abhishek Bachchan in 2007.The elder Bachchan, 77 -- idolised in India and affectionately known as “Big B” -- has a more than four-decade-long career in the film industry.He was voted “actor of the millennium” in a BBC online poll in 1999 and became the first Indian actor to gain a lookalike at London’s Madame Tussauds waxworks museum.India on Sunday reported its highest single-day virus tally of more than 28,600 cases, for a nationwide total of just under 850,000 infections.The nation of 1.3 billion people is the third-worst infected in the world after the United States and Brazil. Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Hongkongers rally to vote in pro-democracy primaries in defiance Jul 13, 2020 0 451 Indonesia military academy hit by virus outbreak Jul 13, 2020 0 23 Australia cannot guarantee residency for Hong Kongers, says minister Jul 13, 2020 0 31 Quake rattles Chinese city hit by massive 1976 disaster AFP Beijing A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), reviving memories of a devastating 1976 quake there that was the .. Thailand plans to test trial COVID-19 vaccine on humans by October Bangkok Thai researchers said on Sunday they would begin testing a new coronavirus vaccine on humans from October following successful trials on animals. A pharmaceutical company will begin producing doses of the .. Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over new virus wave AFP Colombo Sri Lanka’s ruling party Sunday called off its rallies ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections and delayed the international airport’s reopening over a surge in virus cases. The South Asian country of 21 .. Amitabh Bachchan stable, his home Jalsa containment zone New Delhi Bollywood superstar actor Amitabh Bachchan is stable with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus, the hospital where he is admitted in Mumbai said on Sunday. The 77-year-old and his son Abhishek Bachchan were .. Afghan govt calls for Taliban to return to peace process DPA Kabul An Afghan government spokesperson on Sunday called for the Taliban to reject violence and return to the stalled intra-Afghan peace process in the wake of weeks of bloodshed across the country. “The time has come .. Indonesian police foil attempt to smuggle 36 endangered turtles Jakarta: Indonesian authorities have detained seven people for allegedly attempting to smuggle 36 endangered green sea turtles, police said Sunday. The police in Bali nabbed the smugglers in the waters off Serangan, a ..