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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Coronavirus pandemic


DU extends term for governing bodies of 28 colleges

June 09, 2021 7:12 pm

A delegation of the Delhi Teachers' Association (DTA), the teachers' wing of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), had earlier met the university officials to demand the extension.

How to bend the third wave

June 07, 2021 8:32 am

Decision-making on vaccines should be imbued by a spirit of cooperative federalism rather than partisanship and guided by scientists rather than thrust upon judges through political abdication.

15 months after first Covid case, Maharashtra death toll crosses 1 lakh

June 07, 2021 12:20 am

Maharashtra on Sunday added 618 deaths to its tally, taking the total death toll due to Covid to 1,00,130. Of the total deaths registered on Sunday, 167 were reported in the last 48 hours, 66 in the last week and 385 from the period before that.

Haryana extends lockdown till June 14, eases certain restrictions

June 07, 2021 1:48 am

Shopping malls, bars and restaurants (in hotels/ malls) can be opened from 10 am to 8 pm.

How Maharashtra plans to open up

June 06, 2021 7:51 am

From June 7, unlock levels will be assessed every Thursday, any changes will come into effect following Monday

First cruise ship sails through Venice since start of pandemic

June 04, 2021 7:34 pm

The 92,409-ton MSC Orchestra passed through the basin in front of St. Mark’s Canal around 6 a.m. under tugboat and port authority escort, ahead of the first post-pandemic cruise ship departure from Venice, scheduled for Saturday

Forest sprouts at London Design Biennale tackling global crises

June 03, 2021 12:49 pm

The London Design Biennale opened at Somerset House with hundreds of trees in the venue's courtyard forming a "Forest for Change" as the event explored climate, health, inequality and other crises of our time.

Egypt bets on ancient finds to pull tourism out of pandemic

May 31, 2021 8:19 pm

As some European countries re-open to international tourists, Egypt has already been trying for months to attract them to its archaeological sites and museums. Officials are betting that the new ancient discoveries will set it apart in the mid-and post-pandemic tourism market

Bhumi Pednekar to Rakul Preet Singh: Four actors who are acing their Zoom call looks

May 30, 2021 3:11 pm

Your favourite actors continue to give major fashion goals, check it out here


In pictures: How India and other countries celebrated International Nurses Day today

May 12, 2021 8:27 pm

International Nurses Day is celebrated on the occasion of Florence Nightingale's birthday. It is a day to pay tribute to the services of millions of nurses, who work tirelessly to assist doctors. In the pandemic, it has become all the more important to recognise their efforts, for they are our frontline warriors.