May 01, 2021 02:36 PM IST
With Delhi schools shutting down for vacations weeks early and curfews being imposed in many pockets of the country, there is a fair amount of panic among parents. In households with school-going kids, the stress and anxiety is more palpable. Children need to be shielded from this stress at all costs. Thus, here are a few ideas to help parents do the most important job in the world in the midst of a raging pandemic.
- May 01, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Promises to improve sanitation around the bay have been made since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as Earth Summit, in 1992.
- May 01, 2021 08:41 AM IST
The earthquake struck close to the coast of Miyagi Prefecture north of Tokyo and not far from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
- May 01, 2021 07:01 AM IST
US President Joe Biden signed a proclamation barring entry to most foreigners who have been in India in the past 14 days, with exceptions for legal permanent residents, spouses and close family members of US citizens, and some others, citing the spread of COVID-19.
- April 30, 2021 09:59 PM IST
Nine of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were trading lower, with technology, materials and energy falling more than 1% each.
- April 30, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Demand from the auto industry is rising and expected to climb further as a semiconductor chip shortage that has curtailed production eases later this year.
- April 30, 2021 06:59 PM IST
And while a lot of cheugy things are associated with millennial women, the term can be applied to anyone of any gender and any age.
- April 30, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Jinping's outreach to Modi comes four days after Beijing's state-run Sichuan Airlines suspended all its cargo flights to India for 15 days, thereby disrupting the private traders' efforts of procure the much-needed oxygen concentrators from China.
- April 30, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The fall in output was smaller than the 1 per cent contraction expected by economists but still far short of the rebound underway in the United States and China, two other pillars of the global economy.
- April 30, 2021 03:30 PM IST
This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.
- April 30, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Describing Princess Diana’s wedding dress on the website, Historic Royal Palaces wrote that the gown features a fitted bodice overlaid at the centre with panels of antique Carrickmacross lace that once belonged to Queen Mary – Prince Charles’ great grandmother.
- April 30, 2021 02:51 PM IST
Europe's first full 3D-printed house consists of 24 concrete elements that were printed layer by layer at a plant in Eindhoven.
- April 30, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Odd and unusual images from around the world this past week
- April 30, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Around the world, April was the month when many religions celebrated their most important holidays but it also was the month when the focus was on final rites as COVID-19 continued to surge in India and other countries.
- April 30, 2021 11:46 AM IST
On the last normal night in Hollywood, there was one couple wearing masks. It was novel enough that I shot a photo of them. I had no idea they would soon be all of us, says Chris Pizzello of The Associated Press as he captures the 'new normal'.
- April 30, 2021 10:32 AM IST
The Pacific island nation, which has had only about 2,200 cases and 26 deaths in a population of 5 million, enforced strict lockdowns and social distancing rules that helped to virtually eliminate the virus.
- April 30, 2021 10:31 AM IST
The mass gathering was organised to celebrate the Lag B'Omer, an annual religious holiday marked with all-night bonfires, prayer and dancing, at Mount Meron.
- April 30, 2021 09:14 AM IST
No detailed efficacy data of Sinopharm's vaccine has been publicly released, but its developer, Beijing Biological Products Institute, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), said the vaccine was 79.34% effective in preventing people from developing the disease, based on interim data.
- April 30, 2021 08:18 AM IST
Spiegel first reported the inquiry and the SEC's request for information about the issue made in early April and quoted VW as confirming the investigation.
- April 30, 2021 07:51 AM IST
There has been scrutiny of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on the issue of the very rare clots, with a higher incidence in younger people.
- April 30, 2021 07:42 AM IST
"We have identified that it was the Indian variant" from someone who had returned from India, SAID Benoit Elleboode, director of an agency in the southwestern department of Nouvelle-Aquitaine
- April 30, 2021 07:19 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: Covishield is available to the Centre at Rs 150 per dose and to private laboratories at Rs 600 per dose.
- April 29, 2021 08:38 PM IST
Japan declared a state of emergency starting from April 25 to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence, the third since the pandemic began. The measures in parts of Japan, including Tokyo, have so far failed to curb infections caused by a more contagious new variant of the virus.
- April 29, 2021 05:41 PM IST
IQVIA, which provides data and analytics for the healthcare industry, said it expects the first wave of COVID-19 vaccinations to reach about 70 percent of the world's population by the end of 2022. Booster shots are likely to follow initial vaccinations every two years, the report said, based on current data on the duration of effect of the vaccines.