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  • Iconic NYC steakhouse fills empty seats with celebrity mannequins Mar 02, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    Iconic NYC steakhouse fills empty seats with celebrity mannequins

    The iconic Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn has partnered with Madame Tussauds to fill empty seats as New York restaurants reopen at 35 percent capacity.

  • COVID-19 update | Offices allowed to open after disinfection; here are the guidelines Feb 14, 2021 11:06 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Offices allowed to open after disinfection; here are the guidelines

    The health ministry said all individuals must maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet in common places as far as feasible in shared spaces like workstations, corridors, elevators and stairs, parking places, cafeteria/canteens, meeting rooms and conference halls etc.

  • COVID-19 update | Centre issues fresh SOPs, allows offices to resume work after disinfection Feb 14, 2021 09:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Centre issues fresh SOPs, allows offices to resume work after disinfection

    Work can resume after disinfection has been completed as per laid down protocols, the standard operating procedures (SOPs), which were issued on Saturday.

  • Why vaccines alone will not end the pandemic Jan 26, 2021 01:46 PM IST

    Why vaccines alone will not end the pandemic

    If precautions like working remotely, limiting travel and wearing masks are relaxed too soon, it could mean more infections and deaths

  • New Year's Eve celebrations | Mumbai Police's response to partyholics on Twitter goes viral: Here are some quirky replies Dec 31, 2020 06:58 PM IST

    New Year's Eve celebrations | Mumbai Police's response to partyholics on Twitter goes viral: Here are some quirky replies

    This year, the Mumbai Police is advising people to take consent of their female friends before visiting their residences at night.

  • A look back at how plastic barriers were used to combat coronavirus pandemic Dec 30, 2020 04:11 PM IST

    A look back at how plastic barriers were used to combat coronavirus pandemic

    The novel COVID-19 outbreak plunged the world into crisis. After emerging in Wuhan, China, the pandemic swept all over the world, causing havoc. No country was spared by the disease. Social distancing, no more group meet like earlier and following all precautionary measures to combat the virus spread is a must now. Using plastic barriers to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic is another way to stop infections. Here is a look at the various ways plastic barriers brought our lives as close to normal as was possible, without risking infection.

  • In Pictures: Halloween celebrations around the world amid COVID-19 pandemic Oct 29, 2020 01:54 PM IST

    In Pictures: Halloween celebrations around the world amid COVID-19 pandemic

    The favorite American festivity of Halloween trick-or-treating is being tested by the pandemic, and people are rising to the challenge in creative ways that are both safe and fun.

  • Sabarimala Temple reopens for devotees on October 16; here are all the COVID-19 guidelines to follow Oct 14, 2020 11:10 PM IST

    Sabarimala Temple reopens for devotees on October 16; here are all the COVID-19 guidelines to follow

    The doors of the renowned temple in Kerala will be opened during the Malayalam month of Thulam. A set of ten guidelines has been formulated by the Travancore Devaswom Board.

  • With PM Modi set to launch 'Jan Andolan for COVID-19 appropriate behaviour' campaign tomorrow, here's all that you need to know Oct 07, 2020 08:44 PM IST

    With PM Modi set to launch 'Jan Andolan for COVID-19 appropriate behaviour' campaign tomorrow, here's all that you need to know

    The campaign is being launched with an aim to encourage people’s participation, citing the upcoming festivals and winter season as well as the opening up of the economy.

  • Metro services back on track: 15,000 passengers travelled by Delhi Metro on Day 1 Sep 07, 2020 09:18 PM IST

    Metro services back on track: 15,000 passengers travelled by Delhi Metro on Day 1

    Besides Delhi, Metro networks also restarted operations in a graded manner in Delhi-NCR, Lucknow, Kochi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, but remained closed in Mumbai, Nagpur, Kolkata and Jaipur.

  • JEE Main 2020, NEET 2020 exam: Centre releases SOPs for NTA; no physical frisking at exam centres this year Aug 20, 2020 05:31 PM IST

    JEE Main 2020, NEET 2020 exam: Centre releases SOPs for NTA; no physical frisking at exam centres this year

    NTA will have to conduct JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 exams keeping adequate social distancing based on the SOPs issued by the Centre

  • Hajj pilgrims maintain perfect social distancing while circumambulating Kaaba; leave netizens astounded Jul 31, 2020 06:15 PM IST

    Hajj pilgrims maintain perfect social distancing while circumambulating Kaaba; leave netizens astounded

    The number of pilgrims visiting Mecca and Medina annually was reduced from two and a half million to 10,000 this year to ensure there is no overcrowding at the holy site amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Reopening Schools | Reform education and change the outlook towards schools Jul 25, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    Reopening Schools | Reform education and change the outlook towards schools

    The ‘when’ of reopening schools matters, but it is also equally important to think about the ‘why’. If the ‘why’ involves opening schools to catch up with a syllabus, or to hold classes, then chances are we may miss the important steps that we need to reform education

  • Now, Vistara lets you book the adjacent seat to practice social distancing in flights Jul 06, 2020 04:58 PM IST

    Now, Vistara lets you book the adjacent seat to practice social distancing in flights

    The step to allow booking of adjacent seat, Vistara hopes, will instil confidence among passengers to take to the skies. Though domestic flights resumed on May 25, passenger loads and utilisation of capacity have been low.

  • In pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Should we exercise with face mask on? Here's everything you should know Jun 27, 2020 02:03 PM IST

    In pics | Coronavirus pandemic: Should we exercise with face mask on? Here's everything you should know

    Exercising with a face mask. Should you? Or shouldn't you? Let's take a look.

  • Cycling in cities | The distance between aspiration and reality Jun 27, 2020 10:30 AM IST

    Cycling in cities | The distance between aspiration and reality

    There are several changes that need to occur before Mumbai — or any metro in India — can visualise being an Amsterdam-like biking haven. Besides better infrastructure, there would be a need for awareness, empathy on the streets and shedding of social stigma

  • In pics | COVID-19: Tips to stay safe while receiving online orders Jun 25, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    In pics | COVID-19: Tips to stay safe while receiving online orders

    Check out some tips to stay safe will accepting online deliveries

  • Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing Jun 17, 2020 08:40 AM IST

    Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

    The unveiling comes as the world's largest online retailer faces intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers and unions over whether it is doing enough to protect staff from the pandemic.

  • Manufacturing | Companies need a new set of priorities for success in the long term Jun 12, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Manufacturing | Companies need a new set of priorities for success in the long term

    Companies need to develop a list of time-bound and well-defined activities that need to be carried out while re-starting factory operations.

  • In Pics | Guide to no-touch greetings while following social distancing norms Jun 11, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    In Pics | Guide to no-touch greetings while following social distancing norms

    The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside down and has forced us to adhere to social distancing norms to keep it at bay. Here we look at some of the gestures people are using as we get accustomed to the 'new normal'.

  • Unlock 1.0 | 250 large malls across the country open doors after over two months Jun 08, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Unlock 1.0 | 250 large malls across the country open doors after over two months

    Reopening subdued; COVID marshals deployed to ensure government's SOPs are adhered to; categories such as electronics and cosmetics do well on Day 1

  • Distancing and masks cut COVID-19 risk, says largest review of evidence Jun 02, 2020 08:26 PM IST

    Distancing and masks cut COVID-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

    The findings, published in The Lancet journal on Monday, will help guide governments and health agencies, some of whom have given conflicting advice on measures, largely because of limited information about COVID-19.

  • Time to practice 'Social Investing’ for your portfolio in times of COVID-19 May 27, 2020 08:14 AM IST

    Time to practice 'Social Investing’ for your portfolio in times of COVID-19

    Socially responsible investing is a chance of investing the money in a company or fund that is focused on both financial and qualitative returns in terms of social and environmental good.

  • In pics | A glimpse of post-lockdown life around the world following social distancing norms May 26, 2020 05:03 PM IST

    In pics | A glimpse of post-lockdown life around the world following social distancing norms

    Offices, restaurants are open following the social distancing norms. Here’s a glimpse of how world will be post-lockdown.

  • In pics | Masks on statues spread awareness in coronavirus outbreak May 26, 2020 07:28 AM IST

    In pics | Masks on statues spread awareness in coronavirus outbreak

    Famous statues from around the world are wearing mask to make people aware to urge them to wear mask and practice measures to curb the outbreak.

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