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  • Fatigue, Stomach Aches, Mood Swings, Memory Lapses Top Long Covid Symptoms in Kids Aged 0-14: Lancet Study Jun 23, 2022 11:18 AM IST

    Fatigue, Stomach Aches, Mood Swings, Memory Lapses Top Long Covid Symptoms in Kids Aged 0-14: Lancet Study

    In this research, surveys were sent to the mothers or guardians of children 0-14 years of age who had tested positive for Covid-19 between January 2020 and July 2021

  • Relief, Reunions and Some Anxiety as Shanghai (Mostly) Reopens Jun 01, 2022 09:03 PM IST

    Relief, Reunions and Some Anxiety as Shanghai (Mostly) Reopens

    As Shanghai eased one of the longest, toughest lockdowns anywhere since the pandemic began, many of its 25 million residents celebrated being free to move around.

  • Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India total wholesales in May at 3,53,188 units Jun 01, 2022 07:10 PM IST

    Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India total wholesales in May at 3,53,188 units

    Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) reported total wholesales of 3,53,188 units last month on Wednesday. In the same month last year, the business sent out 58,168 units to dealers, despite several lockdowns caused by the second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Lockdown in Maharashra? As covid hospitalisation up by 231% in Mumbai, Minister lays down condition for restrictions May 31, 2022 11:03 AM IST

    Lockdown in Maharashra? As covid hospitalisation up by 231% in Mumbai, Minister lays down condition for restrictions

    Hospitalisation due to Covid-19 in Mumbai have increased by 231 percent in May, compared to April, a report in Times of India said.

  • Shanghai unveils economic support measures as lockdowns ease May 30, 2022 06:48 AM IST

    Shanghai unveils economic support measures as lockdowns ease

    The financial hub will accelerate approvals for property projects and supply new residential developments, according to a plan issued by the Shanghai municipal government.

  • As China doubles down on lockdowns, some Chinese seek an exit May 20, 2022 11:01 PM IST

    As China doubles down on lockdowns, some Chinese seek an exit

    The urge to leave contrasts with the authorities’ triumphant narrative of the pandemic, which says their rigid controls have made China the only safe haven in a world devastated by the virus.

  • Some in Shanghai allowed out to shop; end of COVID lockdown in sight May 19, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    Some in Shanghai allowed out to shop; end of COVID lockdown in sight

    By Brenda GohSHANGHAI/BEIJING More Shanghai residents were given the freedom to go out to shop for groceries for the first time in nearly two ..

  • Sony aims to sell 18 million PS5 consoles this year amid China lockdown risk May 10, 2022 02:11 PM IST

    Sony aims to sell 18 million PS5 consoles this year amid China lockdown risk

    The Japanese company, however, warned that it could be forced to revise that production target if any new lockdowns in China to control the spread of COVID-19 make component procurement difficult.

  • Beijing escalates restrictions, but still stops short of lockdown May 01, 2022 09:41 PM IST

    Beijing escalates restrictions, but still stops short of lockdown

    As the five-day May Day holiday began Saturday, local officials announced a ban on dining in restaurants until Wednesday.

  • Beijing to test 20 million for COVID as lockdown jitters grow Apr 26, 2022 09:34 AM IST

    Beijing to test 20 million for COVID as lockdown jitters grow

    Amid comparisons with Shanghai, where more than 1,000 cases were reported in March before widespread curbs were finally imposed on 26 million people, many in Beijing flocked to supermarkets to stock up on food and supplies fearing sudden localised lockdowns.

  • COVID Outbreak in Beijing Prompts Panic Buying and Lockdown Fears Apr 25, 2022 08:09 PM IST

    COVID Outbreak in Beijing Prompts Panic Buying and Lockdown Fears

    The outbreak in Beijing, the seat of Communist Party power and a crowded metropolis, has added significance for Xi, who had ordered that the nation’s capital remain free of the virus. An extended lockdown there would add to the political and economic pressures on his government.

  • China’s economy pays a price as lockdowns restrict nearly a third of the population Apr 15, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    China’s economy pays a price as lockdowns restrict nearly a third of the population

    Hundreds of thousands of people have been sent to isolation facilities in China, and millions more have been told to stay in their homes.

  • Locked-down Shanghai residents barter for what money can’t buy Apr 15, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Locked-down Shanghai residents barter for what money can’t buy

    The availability of many goods in Shanghai has been strained by clogged logistics into the city and the lack of couriers to deliver supplies to locals barred from leaving their homes.

  • Here’s how China’s lockdowns are rippling through economy Apr 14, 2022 10:40 AM IST

    Here’s how China’s lockdowns are rippling through economy

    The restrictions are intended to eradicate any trace of the virus in the community, but they’ve also pressured everything from manufacturing and trade to inflation and food prices.

  • Oil dives 4%, below $100 on reserves release, China lockdowns Apr 11, 2022 09:58 PM IST

    Oil dives 4%, below $100 on reserves release, China lockdowns

    Brent futures fell $3.82, or 3.7%, to $98.96 a barrel by 11:44 a.m. EDT (1544 GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell $3.50, or 3.6%, to $94.76.

  • Shanghai to ease lockdown in some areas despite rise in COVID infections Apr 11, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Shanghai to ease lockdown in some areas despite rise in COVID infections

    Shanghai has classed residential units into three risk categories, to allow those in areas with no positive cases during a two-week stretch to engage in "appropriate activity" in their neighbourhoods, city official Gu Honghui said.

  • Shanghai lockdown deepens after new surge in asymptomatic cases Apr 05, 2022 08:38 AM IST

    Shanghai lockdown deepens after new surge in asymptomatic cases

    After originally taking a more piecemeal approach aimed at minimising economic disruptions, Shanghai imposed a two-stage lockdown last week as authorities struggled to contain what had become the city's biggest ever COVID-19 outbreak.

  • China censors Shanghai protest videos as lockdown anger grows Apr 01, 2022 02:54 PM IST

    China censors Shanghai protest videos as lockdown anger grows

    Tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. took down two videos earlier this week of a rare protest at a Shanghai housing compound after they started trending on the company’s WeChat microblogging and video publishing platforms, according to a person familiar with the matter. The videos had been posted by users to their WeChat timelines, the person said.

  • As Shanghai expands COVID lockdown, life on hold in city of 26 million Apr 01, 2022 10:05 AM IST

    As Shanghai expands COVID lockdown, life on hold in city of 26 million

    The city government late on Thursday extended an existing lockdown in eastern districts, just as western parts of the city were shut down as scheduled.

  • Shanghai urges COVID lockdown patience as case numbers drop for first time in 2 weeks Mar 31, 2022 08:48 AM IST

    Shanghai urges COVID lockdown patience as case numbers drop for first time in 2 weeks

    The plea for patience came as the Chinese financial hub, home to 26 million people, said its overall daily COVID caseload eased, for the first time in about two weeks, in an outbreak that began about a month ago.

  • Shanghai residents told to stay inside as lockdown tightened Mar 29, 2022 10:28 AM IST

    Shanghai residents told to stay inside as lockdown tightened

    All residents in the Pudong District, home to many elite financial institutions and the Shanghai Stock Exchange, will be confined to their homes and allowed out only to get a Covid test, according to a statement issued by the area’s residential compounds reviewed by Bloomberg News.

  • China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns Set to Further Disrupt Supply Chains Mar 15, 2022 10:04 PM IST

    China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns Set to Further Disrupt Supply Chains

    At least five large factory cities have completely shut down because of the coronavirus: Dongguan and Shenzhen in southern China near Hong Kong, where Foxconn has huge factories to make iPhones and other Apple products; Changchun and Jilin City in northeastern China’s Jilin province; and Langfang, next to Beijing. Some smaller cities have also gone into lockdowns, like Suifenhe and Manzhouli on China’s border with Russia.

  • Lockdown anniversary 2: With business picking up, Delhi’s traders are cautiously optimistic Mar 12, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    Lockdown anniversary 2: With business picking up, Delhi’s traders are cautiously optimistic

    While they are happy to see large crowds thronging markets again, the business community wants the government to give them tax relief or a waiver in the penalty for defaulting on dues.

  • COVID-19 | Complete lockdown across Tamil Nadu on January 23, announces CM Stalin Jan 21, 2022 04:16 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Complete lockdown across Tamil Nadu on January 23, announces CM Stalin

    The decision comes a day after the state clocked 28,561 new infections and 39 more fatalities.

  • 20% fall in January bookings due to COVID-19 forces railways to cancel several train services Jan 17, 2022 05:56 PM IST

    20% fall in January bookings due to COVID-19 forces railways to cancel several train services

    Services may be pruned significantly across the country if the number of cases continues to rise at the current pace and more restrictions on mobility are placed, multiple senior officials with the national transporter said. The Railway Board had earlier said that there were no plans to cancel train services across the country.

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