Apr 07, 2021 10:47 PM IST
When life is disrupted by crisis, as it has been this past year, some people see opportunities — for change, action, introspection — they might not otherwise.
- Mar 28, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Patrick J. Geraghty isnt crazy about his state filling up with crowds of potentially unmasked college students who could spread COVID-19 to more Floridians.
- Mar 28, 2021 09:03 PM IST
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the DDMA had on Tuesday ordered that there would be no public celebrations in the national capital during upcoming festivals such as Holi and Navaratri.
- Mar 27, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Anyone arriving by land from risk areas will have to present a negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test that was taken within 72 hours prior to their arrival.
- Mar 22, 2021 10:32 PM IST
A year ago the pandemic drained the subway of nearly all its riders, sickened thousands of New York City transit workers and plunged North America’s largest public transit agency into its worst financial emergency ever. Today ridership on the subway has crept back up to about one-third of its usual levels, from an all-time low of 7% last spring.
- Mar 21, 2021 08:03 PM IST
Where many couples have reluctantly put off weddings, Kelly and her now-husband, who is in the U.S. Navy, decided to proceed anyway and tied the knot two months ago in the one place where they have been able to see each other during the past year.
- Mar 21, 2021 03:36 PM IST
Since the pandemic cut short public life in the French capital last year, the bookseller Philippe Labourel's bears -- up to 2.5 metres tall -- have been spotted sitting at a bus stop and in shops to remind customers of social distancing rules.
- Mar 18, 2021 03:40 PM IST
The new infections on Wednesday in Mumbai clocked to 2,377, taking the tally to 3,49,958. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that 876 people recuperated from the disease, while 16,751 are still active. Till now, the BMC has sealed 267 buildings with over five Covid-19 cases, and there are 34 active containment zones across the city.
- Mar 15, 2021 11:09 PM IST
On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion aid bill that will pump still more cash into households, businesses, and state and local governments.
- Mar 13, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Lord Ahmad's visit kicks off with ministerial meetings in Delhi and then covers Chandigarh, Chennai and Hyderabad before he flies back to the UK following trade and investment talks in Mumbai.
- Mar 12, 2021 10:15 PM IST
In April 2020, Nevada registered unemployment of 29.5%, higher than in any state in any month since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking state unemployment rates in 1976.
- Mar 08, 2021 10:47 PM IST
In a report released Monday, the U.N. Children’s Fund predicted that an additional 10 million girls this decade will be at risk of child marriage, defined as a union before the age of 18.
- Mar 08, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The agency offered good news to grandparents who have refrained from seeing children and grandchildren for the past year, saying that fully vaccinated people may visit indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household so long as no one among the unvaccinated is at risk for severe disease if infected with the coronavirus.
- Mar 07, 2021 10:54 PM IST
Its the latest artificial intelligence program the United Arab Emirates has launched amid the surging coronavirus pandemic, contact-less technology the government promotes as helping to stem the spread of the virus.
- Mar 07, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Defending champion Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening game of the Indian Premier League on April 9 at Chennai.
- Mar 05, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Brent crude futures for May rose to as high as $68 a barrel on Friday, a level not seen since Jan. 8, 2020. The contract was up $1.09, or 1.6%, to $67.83 a barrel at 0730 GMT, and was on track for a near 3% gain in the week.
- Mar 04, 2021 06:37 PM IST
The company estimates that among the four million hosts globally, over 55 percent or more than two million hosts on its platform, are women.
- Feb 28, 2021 10:24 PM IST
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating unemployment fraud by transnational criminal organizations, sophisticated domestic actors, and individuals across the United States.
- Feb 28, 2021 10:04 PM IST
As the pandemic ignites a wave of home renovations, some craftier homeowners have interpreted this moment as a creative one, tossing aside expectations of what a home should be and updating their spaces in ways that channel their artistic energy, reimagining what is acceptable home decor in the process.
- Feb 28, 2021 08:58 PM IST
Aides say Trump will use the speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference to blast his successor, President Joe Biden, and try to cement his status as the party's undisputed leader going forward despite his loss in November.
- Feb 28, 2021 08:29 PM IST
Bangladesh's Digital Security Act (DSA) criminalises engaging in "propaganda" against the "spirit" of the 1971 Bangladeshi war of independence, the national anthem, the flag and the nation's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, father of the current prime minister.
- Feb 26, 2021 09:12 PM IST
Gross domestic product grew 0.4% in October-December compared with the same period a year earlier, data released by the National Statistics Office on Friday showed. That compared with revised contractions of 7.3% in July-September and 24.4% in April-June.
- Feb 26, 2021 08:59 PM IST
After contracting for two quarters in a row, the Indian economy grew by 0.4 per cent in the October-December quarter amid coronavirus pandemic, official data showed on Friday. The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 3.3 per cent in the corresponding period of 2019-20.
- Feb 26, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Deliveries and sales, which were both hit in 2020 as carmakers were forced to idle production while demand briefly fell, are seen up significantly this year. In 2020, sales fell 11.8% to 222.9 billion euros, while deliveries dropped 15.2%.
- Feb 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Around the country, the vaccine rollout has reflected the same troubling inequalities as the pandemic’s death toll, leaving Black, Latino and poorer people at a disadvantage.