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Thursday, May 13, 2021

One year of Lockdown


Spanish resorts languish while Madrid hosts Europe’s parties

March 31, 2021 6:23 pm

With its policy of open bars and restaurants — indoors and outdoors — and by keeping museums and theaters running even when outbreaks have strained hospitals, Madrid has built a reputation as an oasis of fun in Europe’s desert of restrictions

Films delayed, losses mount: Hindi film industry stares at slump ‘worse than 2020’

April 01, 2021 12:58 pm

As Haathi Mere Saathi, Bunty Aur Babli 2 and Chehre releases are postponed and theatre owners deal with a new list of clampdowns amid rising COVID-19 cases, many are asking if they can deal with – what has started to feel like – 2020 all over again.

One year of lockdown: Missing the good-old habit

March 25, 2021 7:48 am

Coaching didn’t just fill up a few hours of their days, teaching sport filled up a lifetime. So when the pandemic hemmed these super seniors inside their homes for the first time in their lives, these outdoor doyens of maidaan coaching were left rudderless. One used a heart ailment prescription to dodge past cops for his daily walks, another dug out five-year-old newspapers to make sense of the passage of time.