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  • Easing Curbs in Pics | Shanghai takes steps towards ending lockdown May 30, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Easing Curbs in Pics | Shanghai takes steps towards ending lockdown

    Shanghai took more gradual steps towards lifting its COVID-19 lockdown while Beijing was investigating cases where its strict curbs were affecting other medical treatments as China soldiered on with its uneven exit from restrictions.

  • Fitch Ratings cuts China’s 2022 growth forecast amid uptick in COVID-19 cases May 03, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Fitch Ratings cuts China’s 2022 growth forecast amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

    The ratings agency has; however, revised its 2023 growth forecast for China from 5.1 percent to 5.2 percent based on the assumption that Beijing would gradually phase out its ‘dynamic zero-Covid’ policy over the next year.

  • British Conservatives set to go for top job if Boris Johnson falls Jan 22, 2022 06:50 PM IST

    British Conservatives set to go for top job if Boris Johnson falls

    If they manage to push Johnson out — or if he resigns — the party would hold a leadership contest to choose his replacement.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson apologises for attending lockdown party Jan 12, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    UK PM Boris Johnson apologises for attending lockdown party

    Johnson admitted for the first time he had attended the party at Downing Street on May 20, 2020, when social gatherings were limited to a bare minimum and said he understood the anger that the revelations had caused.

  • Follow COVID-appropriate behaviour to avoid lockdown: Maharashtra CM to people Nov 28, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    Follow COVID-appropriate behaviour to avoid lockdown: Maharashtra CM to people

    During the meeting, Thackeray also asked the authorities to keep a vigil on all travellers landing at the state airports.

  • COVID-19 | Here’s a list of states that have extended restrictions but introduced relaxations from July 1 Jul 01, 2021 08:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Here’s a list of states that have extended restrictions but introduced relaxations from July 1

    Fears of a possible third-wave outbreak even before the country can recuperate from the ravages of the second one have pushed many states to tread with caution and extended the existing COVID-19 curbs.

  • Here is why Delhi residents have to wait to get liquor delivered at their doorsteps Jun 01, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Here is why Delhi residents have to wait to get liquor delivered at their doorsteps

    What remains to be seen is if the Arvind Kejriwal-led government ties up with private food delivery platforms such as Swiggy and Zomato - already offering the liquor home-delivery services in many other states - or comes up with its own web portal or a mobile app.

  • Illegal brewing: Why sellers will alert excise department if you buy jaggery in bulk in Kerala May 19, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Illegal brewing: Why sellers will alert excise department if you buy jaggery in bulk in Kerala

    The Excise Department has anticipated an increase in illegal brewing activities as bars and liquor stores have been shut due to the prolonged coronavirus lockdown in Kerala.

  • Pinarayi Vijayan's swearing-in amid COVID-19: Lawyer writes to HC chief justice; seeks suo motu cognizance to 'protect lives of the citizens' May 18, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    Pinarayi Vijayan's swearing-in amid COVID-19: Lawyer writes to HC chief justice; seeks suo motu cognizance to 'protect lives of the citizens'

    Advocate Anil Thomas has written in his letter that it is ‘paradoxical’ that the caretaker CM is planning a huge swearing-in ceremony for his cabinet of ministers at a public place in one of the most populated areas of Thiruvananthapuram district, where in the 'triple lockdown' has been imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of lockdown curbs ahead of farmers' protest May 07, 2021 09:15 PM IST

    Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of lockdown curbs ahead of farmers' protest

    On the farmers' unions protest against the lockdown, Amarinder Singh asserted that the Kisan Morcha, a body of 32 farmers unions, cannot dictate terms to the state government.

  • COVID-19 second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes night curfew, issues new guidelines to tackle surging cases Apr 18, 2021 08:06 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes night curfew, issues new guidelines to tackle surging cases

    The Tamil Nadu government has banned inter and intra-state travel of both private and public vehicles during the night curfew, which will be effective from April 20.

  • A look at some of the most stunning pictures from around the world Apr 17, 2021 06:00 PM IST

    A look at some of the most stunning pictures from around the world

    From Kumbh Mela crowd in India amid COVID-19 surge to protest in Rome against the business shutdown, here are some of the compelling images from around the world.

  • COVID-19 update | Swiss to further relax COVID-19 restrictions from next week Apr 14, 2021 09:08 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Swiss to further relax COVID-19 restrictions from next week

    The government said cinemas, theatres and concert venues will also be allowed to readmit guests from Monday, April 19, although visitors will have to wear masks and keep a safe distance apart.

  • India's less industrialized states lead electricity demand recovery Apr 05, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    India's less industrialized states lead electricity demand recovery

  • In pics | Italy ballroom dancers twirl through COVID-19 lockdown Apr 05, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    In pics | Italy ballroom dancers twirl through COVID-19 lockdown

    Social distancing isn't usually part of the ballroom dancing lexicon. But in an industrial zone on the outskirts of Rome, couples of every age twirl and turn across the dance floor, even through a pandemic, just as ballroom dancers have done for decades around the world.

  • COVID second wave: Is it a blessing in disguise for investors? Apr 05, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    COVID second wave: Is it a blessing in disguise for investors?

    The rapid rollout of the vaccination programme means the economy in general and most of the impacted sectors in particular would be back on their feet sooner than later

  • No plan for lockdown in Delhi, says CM Arvind Kejriwal amid COVID-19 ‘fourth wave’ Apr 02, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    No plan for lockdown in Delhi, says CM Arvind Kejriwal amid COVID-19 ‘fourth wave’

    Delhi, which had been reporting only a few hundred cases for the past many weeks, has suddenly started adding fresh coronavirus infections by the thousands.

  • 50% attendance in private offices till March 31 as Maharashtra govt imposes fresh COVID-19 curbs Mar 19, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    50% attendance in private offices till March 31 as Maharashtra govt imposes fresh COVID-19 curbs

    Drama halls and auditoriums shall not be used for social, religious, political, or cultural gatherings. Any establishment found to be violating the order will have to remain closed as long as the Centre notifies the coronavirus pandemic as a disaster.

  • Lockdown in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district for three days as COVID-19 cases surge Mar 12, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Lockdown in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district for three days as COVID-19 cases surge

    Coronavirus-related restrictions are already in place in other parts of the state, such as Aurangabad, Jalgaon, and Amravati districts, and Nagpur and Thane.

  • Night curfew, weekend lockdown in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad as COVID-19 cases rise Mar 07, 2021 09:27 PM IST

    Night curfew, weekend lockdown in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad as COVID-19 cases rise

    During this period, schools, colleges, and wedding halls will remain closed in Aurangabad.

  • With many vaccinated, Israel reopens economy before election Mar 07, 2021 04:55 PM IST

    With many vaccinated, Israel reopens economy before election

    The easing of restrictions comes after months of government-imposed shutdowns and less than three weeks before the countrys fourth parliamentary elections in two years.

  • COVID-19 | These states are reopening schools in February: Check list here Feb 08, 2021 08:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 | These states are reopening schools in February: Check list here

    Most states have decided to reopen schools for higher classes. Authorities will have to ensure strict COVID-19 protocols, such as maintaining social distancing inside classrooms and staff rooms, use of face masks, sanitisers, etc.

  • In Mushrooms we trust Feb 06, 2021 10:50 PM IST

    In Mushrooms we trust

    Smallhold, a farm in Brooklyn, New York, that had previously supplied restaurants with mushrooms and installed mini mushroom farms in commercial kitchens, also had a spike when it shifted to at-home mushroom kits as restaurant orders dried up, the farm said.

  • No income and 2,000 mouths to feed: Coronavirus lockdown squeezes Greek zoo Feb 02, 2021 05:17 PM IST

    No income and 2,000 mouths to feed: Coronavirus lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

    After being closed for almost three months due to COVID-19, the zoo on the fringes of Athens could be on the road to extinction: With no paying visitors or — unlike other European zoos — enough government aid to cover its very particular needs, the Attica Zoological Park faces huge bills to keep 2,000 animals well-fed and healthy.

  • Over 60% airline passengers complained of ticket refund issues in December: DGCA Jan 18, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    Over 60% airline passengers complained of ticket refund issues in December: DGCA

    The startling number of complaints surrounding refund-related issues were raised last month despite a direction from the Supreme Court to all airlines to process the flight fare refund to all passengers who had booked tickets during the lockdown.

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