COVID-19

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: State to continue restrictions till June 7

The Tamil Nadu chief minister, M K Stalin has announced the distribution of COVID-19 relief kits containing 13 grocery items to all rice cardholders in the state free of cost during the month of June.

published on : 30th May 2021

What is 'deadly' Black Fungus disease and why COVID-19 patients should take extra care against it?

Once the fungal moulds attack human sinuses, it soon spreads to the lungs, the brain and the central nervous system. Here is everything you need to know about the new medical threat that India is up against.

published on : 20th May 2021

Karnataka COVID-19 lockdown: Here are services exempted from restrictions; check out what all will stay shut from May 10-24

Vehicular movement will be strictly prohibited in a bid to stop people from getting on to the roads in Karnataka. While goods vehicles and home delivery service providers are exempted, the use of personal vehicles will be prohibited even to buy essentials or takeaways.

published on : 8th May 2021

Tamil Nadu COVID-19 lockdown: List of services affected and unaffected from May 10-24

With a view to intensify the measures for preventing further spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that full lockdown will be in force for two weeks in Tamil Nadu from May 10. Here are the major services that will be allowed to function and those prohibited.

published on : 8th May 2021

Fire at COVID ward of Maharashtra's Virar hospital claims 13 lives

The fire broke out in the intensive care unit on the second floor of the four-storeyed Vijay Vallabh Hospital at Virar in the early hours of Friday, in which five women and eight men died.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Remdesivir injection explained: 8 basic things to know about the high-demand COVID-19 drug

Did you know Remdesivir became the first drug to obtain The US Food and Drug Administration's formal clearance for treating coronavirus? Here are seven other things to know about the life-saving drug against coronavirus.

published on : 21st April 2021

COVID-19 Delhi weekend curfew: Wedding passes to theatre attendance, here is everything you need to know

The Delhi government has decided to implement a weekend curfew in the national capital to check overcrowding at public places as coronavirus cases continue to rise. According to sources, the curfew will start from 10 pm on Friday and go on till 5 am on Monday. Here is what you should know about the weekend curfew in the national capital amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 15th April 2021

Holi 2021: Indians revel in festival of colours as coronavirus cases surge

In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi wished that this festival of joy and celebration infuses new energy and enthusiasm in everyone's life.

published on : 29th March 2021

How to register on CoWin portal? 6 easy steps to book a COVID-19 vaccine slot online sans Aarogya Setu app

No, you don't have to be tech-savvy or install the Aarogya Setu app to register yourself for the coronavirus vaccination drive. TNIE explains how anybody can register themselves for the jab in six easy steps.  All it takes is a speedy internet connection, a mobile phone, a valid ID Proof and 10 minutes of your time!

published on : 2nd March 2021

Mohanlal to Dulquer Salmaan, Malayalam filmstars thank CM Pinarayi Vijayan for 'standing with movie industry'

The Kerala government on Monday announced movie theatres in the state will be exempted from paying entertainment tax till March 2021, taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the industry due to the pandemic outbreak. Following the announcement, a band of Mollywood actors have come forward extending their gratitude to the Pinarayi Vijayan government. From Asif Ali to Mammootty, here are some of the artists who thanked the Kerala government on social media.

published on : 11th January 2021

A pandemic Christmas: Masked up devotees attend mass, follow social distancing norms

Even as quarantines, border closings and curfews have complicated the joyous Christmas for people across the globe, the day remained special for many thanks to their determination and imagination. 

published on : 25th December 2020

No, Pfizer and Novavax vaccines are not the same. Here are all major companies involved in developing COVID-19 vaccine

As it stands, no country has ordered more vaccine doses than India with 1.6 billion. Here is everything you need to know about developments in the vaccine race against the coronavirus.

published on : 17th December 2020

Movie halls, theatres to reopen on October 15 after pandemic lockdown: Masks to snacks, here's what filmgoers need to know

As a part of Unlock-5, Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Tuesday released the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for cinema halls and theatres, which are reopening from October 15.

published on : 6th October 2020

IN PICS | Pakistan reopens schools almost after 5 months of coronavirus lockdown. Here's what you need to know

After a break of nearly five months, Pakistan on Tuesday began its phased reopening of schools, in view of the falling number of new coronavirus cases in the country. 

published on : 15th September 2020
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