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COVID-19 pandemic


Can you be infected with monkey pox and Covid-19 at the same time?

May 26, 2022 1:19 pm

While currently there are no co-existing cases of anyone infected with Covid-19 and monkeypox together, experts urge it is best to continue practising hygiene strategies

General House meeting: Agenda to restore fuel limit for official cars to be tabled

May 25, 2022 6:05 am

An agenda will be brought in the House for final approval, in this regard. The meeting is scheduled to take place on May 27.

What we know about long Covid so far

May 23, 2022 5:12 pm

Women may be disproportionately affected, with some studies finding that about 60% of patients are female

Delhi: NDMC extends scheme entailing Rs 15 lakh compensation to kin of staff in case of Covid death

May 22, 2022 5:18 pm

All employees of the council, including regular, contractual, RMR (regular muster roll), TMR (temporary muster roll), outsourced and other wagers, will be eligible to avail the scheme, said officials.

The pandemic's unusual epiphany: it's only the daily hustle that makes us enjoy our inadequate holidays

May 21, 2022 5:00 pm

For those wedded to the rat race, the pandemic hasn't changed the way we take a vacation

Pandemic wedding blues: Fewer US couples said 'I do' in 2020

May 20, 2022 12:02 pm

The pandemic threw many marriage plans into disarray, with communities ordering people to stay at home and banning large gatherings to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Covid booster needed for broad protection against Omicron variants, studies show

May 21, 2022 11:52 am

Antibodies produced by just the two-dose series of mRNA vaccines were enough to neutralise BA.3 -- a sign this variant is not likely to produce a new surge of Omicron infections, the researchers said

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

Japan announces limited 'test tourism' from May as step to full re-opening

May 18, 2022 12:58 pm

Though tourism was a major pillar of Japan's economy, tourists have not been permitted to enter since it adopted strict border controls in 2020 at the start of the coronavirus pandemic

Karnataka: Students tell CM Bommai of infra issues plaguing schools

May 17, 2022 8:11 am

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai launched the ‘Kalika Chetarike’ programme at the Empress Karnataka Public School in Tumkur, and distributed free textbooks to students Monday.


In pictures: People offer prayers, celebrate Eid after two years of sombre festivities amid pandemic

May 03, 2022 4:48 pm

People get together to celebrate the festival of Eid after the holy month of fasting called Ramadan

Solo exhibition reflects on cosmos, humans during the pandemic

March 09, 2022 6:41 pm

The paintings by artist Divyaman Singh depicted a collective conscience’s journey: from despair to hope and living in harmony with elements around us through the pandemic

A day in the life of a Delhi school student after two years of school shutdown

February 20, 2022 10:54 pm

After Delhi government reopened schools for all grades after a two-year closure. On Friday, Indian Express shadowed class 2 student, Mohammed Zaid (7), on his first day of school. The last time Zaid attended school was March 2020, and he was a 5-year-old completing kindergarten.

Long lines, crowded lounges at IGI Airport as new guidelines come into effect

December 02, 2021 2:31 pm

Around five or six passengers showed Covid-like symptoms during the rapid PCR and RT-PCR test and were sent to Lok Nayak hospital.

Some Argentines turn to unusual pandemic pets for comfort

October 04, 2021 2:43 pm

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula

World Tourism Day: 7 offbeat places to add to your travel wish list once the pandemic ends

September 27, 2021 12:14 pm

Virtual travel is on the rise, as is planning imaginary itineraries for when the world goes back to travelling and exploring again. On the occasion of World Tourism Day today, we bring you some offbeat destinations from around the world that you can travel to, once the pandemic ends.

Delhi Zoo welcomes visitors after three months; take a look at these photos

August 04, 2021 9:55 am

After a long wait -- of three months -- Delhi Zoo and all its animal and bird species welcomed back visitors. As was expected, people made a beeline for the place which, in pre-pandemic times, would have tourists swarming it all year long

The hills are crowded: Here are some other places you can visit instead

July 12, 2021 8:23 pm

If you are thinking of a quiet gateway this weekend, visit these offbeat places and avoid the crowd

Mumbai's Tao Art Gallery all set to host first physical show amid pandemic

July 06, 2021 11:35 am

The show will look into a variety of artist Khanjan Dalal’s recent body of works

White House celebrates July Fourth, Biden encourages Americans to vaccinate

July 05, 2021 11:53 am

Joe Biden addressed the event at White House and spoke about freeing the nation from coronavirus threat.