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Migrant and informal workers must have social security

July 21, 2021 5:30 pm

The crisis during the pandemic highlighted the vulnerabilities faced by them, making clear the need for clear policy framework and greater commitment to their welfare

A depleted reserve

June 25, 2021 8:07 am

Prospects of households drawing down their savings to boost consumption in near future appear dim

Sunday Zodiac: How to propose according to your sign

May 23, 2021 9:41 am

Don't let the pandemic blues mire your proposal opportunities. Here's what you can do to pop the question according to your zodiac sign

Case numbers still high, Karnataka, Kerala and Goa extend lockdown

May 22, 2021 8:08 am

While Karnataka announced a 14-day extension till June 7, Goa extended its curfew till May 31. Kerala, meanwhile, extended the lockdown till May 30 but announced an easing of the “triple-lockdown” in three districts.

Jobless man now hands paycheque to 70 like him in Odisha village

May 13, 2021 8:34 am

Having lost his job, Sahu started his own garment manufacturing unit in his village Gunthi in Kendrapara district. He employed 70 other youths from his village and nearby villages who had either lost their jobs due to the pandemic, or were forced to return home.

Dealing with anxiety and stress in lockdown: A mental health expert shares tips

May 02, 2021 10:09 am

Take a look at how you can deal with yet another lockdown with these mindful tips.

'Time to lose those kilos': Here's some fitness inspiration from Neha Kakkar

April 28, 2021 3:27 pm

There is some fitness inspiration right from Neha Kakkar. Watch the video here

Kareena Kapoor keeps her fitness game strong amid pandemic

April 26, 2021 9:44 pm

"Lockdown doesn’t mean giving up," said Kareena Kapoor Khan. We agree!

‘Lockdowns, curbs may lead to Rs 1.50 lakh cr loss for India’

April 24, 2021 9:07 am

SBI also lowered the gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for fiscal 2021-22. The revised FY22 projection now stands at 10.4 per cent for real GDP (earlier 11 per cent) and 14.3 per cent for nominal GDP (earlier 15 per cent).

SC move to take up Covid-19 cases follows censure of Centre, it did same with migrants last year

April 23, 2021 7:45 am

The High Courts have issued a slew of orders and made critical observations on the way the crisis is being managed by governments.


Then and now: One year since India's Covid-19 lockdown

March 24, 2021 10:25 pm

March 24, 2021 marks a year since the beginning of the Covid-induced nationwide lockdown. On March 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the lockdown, till April 14, to curb the rising COVID-19 cases.

Kolkata pandal replaces Goddess Durga idol with migrant workers as tribute to their struggles amid Covid

October 22, 2020 11:11 am

The pandal, organised by Barisha Club Durga Puja committee in Behala, Kolkata, features a migrant worker mother in place of the goddess.

Migrant workers return to national capital as lockdown restrictions ease

August 08, 2020 12:44 pm

A large number of migrant workers left for their home states after a nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25 in view of the rising cases of novel coronavirus infection in the country.

Life is getting back on track for Bengal

June 30, 2020 6:45 pm

Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh Covid cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653.

India ramps up Covid testing, now tests over 2 lakh samples a day

June 28, 2020 11:04 pm

With nearly 20,000 fresh infections reported in the past 24 hours, India now has over 5.28 lakh COVID cases. As many as 410 deaths were reported, taking the number of casualties to 16,095.

Amid coronavirus lockdown, Kolkata's boi para seems lifeless

June 27, 2020 7:58 pm

Books shops in Kolkata's College street wear a deserted look amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

In Pics | The DRDO tech being used to sanitise uniforms of security forces

June 14, 2020 6:39 pm

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a sanitizing chamber called ‘GermiKlean’ to sanitise uniforms of security forces.

With no way out, parcels and mails pile up at post offices

June 10, 2020 10:23 pm

With movement restrictions in containment zones at Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, mails and couriers are piling up at different post offices as mail carriers are unable to visit houses for doorstep deliveries.

Glimpses of life before and after 'Unlock 1.0'

June 09, 2020 8:29 pm

Shopping malls and places of worship across the country, barring states like Maharashtra and Goa, are ready to throw their doors open to people from Monday after remaining closed for nearly two-and-a-half months due to the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Religious places, malls reopen on a prayer

June 09, 2020 4:43 pm

As part of the "unlockdown 1" phase the MHA has permitted these places to open up from today with a certain level of precautionary measures to control the spread of coronavirus.