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Covid-19 lockdown


Delhi: Teacher dies by suicide over pending salary, blames school owners in note

June 24, 2021 11:55 am

A purported suicide note recovered from his house mentioned former BJP MLA and his wife, who run the school.

In first half of 2021, Punjab AQI was ‘poor’ even during lockdown

June 24, 2021 8:35 am

Experts taking part in a virtual discussion on ‘Air Quality Management in Punjab’ revealed that real time monitoring data from Mandi Gobindgarh, Patiala, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Khanna has revealed the startling statistics.

Mysuru sole district in Karnataka under total lockdown, TPR three times that of state

June 23, 2021 9:15 pm

Mysuru to date has reported nearly 1.65 lakh Covid-19 cases and 2,046 official deaths. Of these, over a lakh new infections and 963 fatalities were recorded from the second week of April this year as part of the second wave.

I’ve cracked Zodiac, a French Engineer Says; Online sleuths are skeptical

June 23, 2021 10:47 am

The ciphers had long baffled cryptographers, law enforcement agents and amateur sleuths obsessed with the unidentified serial killer with a penchant for ciphers.

Signs of second wave wane, but black fungus cases rise in Andhra

June 23, 2021 7:13 am

During a review meeting on Tuesday, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said extra precautions need to be taken as the lockdown imposed in neighbouring states is being relaxed, and inter-state migration has resumed.

Weekend lockdown is here to stay, we have to remain cautious, says Ajit Pawar

June 20, 2021 11:38 pm

Pawar pointed out that even developed countries such as the UK and the US have seen a third wave of Covid-19, and health experts have advised that the government should remain vigilant and adopt a cautious policy to avoid a damaging third wave in the state.

Pune re-imposes weekend lockdown: Non-essential shops, dine-in at restaurants not allowed

June 20, 2021 11:38 pm

The PMC has also issued prohibitory orders restricting the gathering of five or more people and free movement of public without valid reason after 10 pm.

Kerala local bodies categorised based on average weekly TPR as unlock begins today

June 17, 2021 4:12 pm

The state government, in an order, left it to district administrations and governing councils of panchayats, municipalities, and corporations to decide on lockdown relaxations in their jurisdictions by prescribing a detailed unlock plan based on disease transmission.

UK post-study visa deadline extension to benefit Indian students

June 17, 2021 12:52 pm

UK universities are preparing for the new semester in September 2021, with a range of measures expected to be in place for overseas students.

Why Asia, the pandemic champion, remains miles away from the finish line

June 16, 2021 9:54 am

But with hundreds of millions of people still unvaccinated from China to New Zealand and with anxious leaders keeping international borders shut for the foreseeable future the tolerance for constrained lives is thinning, even as the new variants intensify the threat.


Workers battle economic crisis during Covid restrictions in Kolkata

June 14, 2021 2:54 pm

The restrictions imposed to tackle the spread of the pandemic has added to the woes of the economically weaker sections of the society, with migrant workers being badly hit.

In pictures: A return to the ‘joie de vivre’ in France

May 22, 2021 1:03 pm

As France reopens, French people flock to bars, restaurants, cafes and theaters. The strict lockdown imposed in France that lasted six months ended on Wednesday.

'Can fight Covid, not starvation': Vendors throng Aligarh market

May 13, 2021 12:10 pm

In Aligarh, “Dubey ka padao” is a Covid nightmare. Every inch of this market crossing is occupied by carts, selling vegetables, flowers and even dolls, and a cluster of customers around each.