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Friday, July 23, 2021



Michelangelo-inspired cardboard bridge floats above Rome's Tiber river

July 15, 2021 6:30 pm

The installation will remain in place until July 18. The cardboard will then be recycled.

After whirlwind historic visit, Pope leaving Iraq for Rome

March 08, 2021 1:26 pm

Public health experts had expressed concerns ahead of the trip that large gatherings could serve as super spreader events for the coronavirus in a country suffering from a worsening outbreak where few have been vaccinated.

Irish tourist caught and fined for defacing the Colosseum in Rome

September 28, 2020 1:04 pm

The crime is said to be punishable with up to one year in prison or a fine of 2,065 euros (Rs 1,76,587.20)

Rome Airport becomes first in the world to receive five stars for COVID-19 protocol

September 16, 2020 6:20 pm

Skytrax had launched the 'COVID-19 Airport Rating' in August. It currently only focuses on European airports

Sunday Long Reads: How does literature fuel our wanderlust?

December 15, 2019 4:06 pm

How do readers travel the world? Do they go to new places, looking to retrace the adventures of their favourite literary characters? Are their perceptions of those places shaped by their reading? From tracing Goethe’s footsteps in Rome to seeking Octavio Paz in Mexico City, this issue looks at literary journeys and how they fuel our wanderlust. First up, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco, which, like a declaration of love, allows you to reinvent yourself, no justifications needed

Changed to the Bones by Rome

December 15, 2019 8:15 am

A writer, reader and tourist in Goethe’s Italy

Fendi, the legacy of empire and Karl Lagerfeld

July 06, 2019 6:54 pm

How would he have felt about the Fendi couture show held at the Temple of Venus and Rome high atop the Palatine Hill in the Italian capital, the uplit arches of the Colosseum serving as backdrop, the moonlighting the paths a show meant to be not a retrospective but rather a homage to the values he gave the brand.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka through to quarterfinals

May 17, 2019 9:34 am

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won two matches on the same day after Wednesday's play was washed out completely in the Italian capital.

Italy rejects 300 pupils lacking proper vaccines

March 13, 2019 6:07 pm

A 2017 law made 10 vaccines obligatory for children who enrolled in Italian schools, a response to a worrisome decline in vaccinations nationwide and a measles outbreak that same year.

Sushma Swaraj calls Italian PM; discusses steps to revitalise bilateral ties

June 18, 2018 5:36 pm

The visit from June 17-23 will provide an opportunity to hold in-depth discussions with the political leadership on a wide range of global, regional and bilateral issues and advance India's growing strategic engagement.