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Coronavirus pandemic


How some parents changed their politics in the pandemic

August 03, 2022 2:59 pm

Several parents have joined the anti-vaccine and anti-mask cause during the pandemic, narrowing their political beliefs to a single-minded obsession over those issues. This is their story.

How can we quell fears and anxieties as schools reopen

July 15, 2022 5:34 pm

Provide children opportunities so that they have a chance to make choices and rebuild their confidence

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce — and chaos

July 01, 2022 8:38 pm

Foreign tourists are flocking to places like the French Riviera, where supply-chain issues are making everything more expensive — including champagne.

Crowds returned to Milan Furniture Fair after 2-year hiatus

June 14, 2022 2:51 pm

Eye-catching novelties included an oversize gild-framed NFT; benches that convert to workstations or shaded beds for the homeless; and an elegant, dignified walker whose purpose was disguised by its sculpted shape.

Victim of pandemic, Hong Kong floating restaurant towed away

June 14, 2022 4:30 pm

The massive floating restaurant designed like a Chinese imperial palace on Aberdeen Harbour was known for its Cantonese cuisine and seafood dishes. It received over 30 million guests since its establishment in 1976.

Four strange Covid symptoms you might not have heard about

May 19, 2022 2:37 pm

From skin lesions to hearing loss, emerging data is increasingly showing us that COVID symptoms can go beyond what you might expect from a regular cold or a flu

Don’t play politics with Covid death numbers, let's learn from them

May 14, 2022 9:13 am

Shamika Ravi writes: Covid death data has led to intense speculation and politicisation. The core issue is not that the numbers are right or wrong, but the absence of high quality data.

Rio's flamboyant Carnival parade is back after the pandemic

April 24, 2022 11:22 am

Rio's Sambadrome has been home to the parade since the 1980s, and is a symbol of Brazil's Carnival festivities. During the pandemic, it was a shelter for more than 400 homeless people and also served as a vaccination station

Amid Covid uptick, Haryana makes wearing of mask compulsory in 4 districts that share borders with Delhi

April 20, 2022 7:09 pm

On Wednesday, Haryana recorded 310 new cases of Covid-19 of which 225 were found in Gurgaon and 67 in Faridabad.


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.