Kanika Kapoor Beats Priyanka Chopra; Dalgona Coffee #1 Recipe: Searches By Indians During #Lockdown

Kanika Kapoor Beats Priyanka Chopra; Dalgona Coffee #1 Recipe: Searches By Indians During #Lockdown
Kanika Kapoor Beats Priyanka Chopra; Dalgona Coffee #1 Recipe: Searches By Indians During #Lockdown

The Coronavirus outbreak has had a huge impact on pretty much everything, be it people facing cruel layoffs or the drastic boost in the popularity of the DD National!

Another thing that has changed in this period is the trend of searches on the internet. Yahoo India has issued a press release, which shows what Indians are searching for during the lockdown period.

Here is a list of the top 7 things that Indians are searching for:

Top 5 Search Keywords On COVID-19

While prior to the lockdown, the top search keywords online included ‘Delhi election results,’ ‘Delhi riots / Delhi violence’, and ‘JNU violence’. After the lockdown, these searches have been replaced by keywords related only to Covid-19, which are as follows:

  • COVID-19 updates
  • Symptoms of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 treatment
  • COVID-19  death toll
  • Live COVID-19 tracker

Top Searches Related To Coronavirus

As per reports, the searches related to the Novel Coronavirus have risen by a whopping 427%. Here are the top ten searched related to the COVID-19 that Yahoo India has announced:

  • Coronavirus updates
  • Coronavirus latest news
  • Symptoms of coronavirus
  • Coronavirus treatment
  • Social distancing
  • Lockdown in India
  • Lockdown extension
  • Coronavirus Worldometer
  • Vaccine for coronavirus
  • Hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

Top 5 WFH / Productivity Tools Searched By Indians

With most of the employees working from their homes, organizations are relying heavily on such communication tools to get their work done:

  • Zoom
  • Skype
  • Google Hangouts
  • Microsoft Teams
  • GoToMeeting

Top searches for OTT services during the lockdown

The OTT industry is the only one that has flourished in this critical period. As per Yahoo, the search for OTT channels has increased by  59%. Here are the top 10 most searched OTT platforms as per Yahoo:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Netflix
  • Hotstar
  • Voot
  • Zee5
  • SonyLiv
  • Hoichoi
  • AltBalaji
  • Viu
  • Eros Now

Entertainment searches (Movies & TV shows)

  • Ramayan
  • Good Newwz
  • Tanhaji
  • Bigg Boss
  • Contagion

Top Ten Recipe Searches

People are looking for recipes to kill their time and to hone their cooking skills as well! Find out the top 10 most searched recipes on the internet:

  • Dalgona coffee recipe
  • Cake recipes
  • Paneer recipes
  • Samosa recipes
  • Chicken recipes
  • Sambar recipes
  • Pav Bhaji recipes
  • Rajma recipes
  • Breakfast recipes
  • Dal makhni recipes

Top 5 Female and Male celebrities

Before the lockdown was imposed, Priyanka Chopra was the most searched female celebrity. However, she lost her position to the singer Kanika Kapoor, who made the headlines for being infected with the deadly Coronavirus. Find out which female celebrities made it to Yahoo’s list:

  • Kanika Kapoor
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Disha Patani
  • Deepika Padukone
  • Sara Ali Khan

Whereas, the top five male celebrities that were searched for the most are:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Rajinikanth
  • Salman Khan
  • Akshay Kumar
  • Tiger Shroff

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