COVID lockdown

Partygate scandal: Scotland Yard completes investigation, total tally of fines at 126

The Metropolitan Police said the total number of referrals for fixed penalty notices, or fines, in the so-called partygate scandal stand at 126 and about events between May 2020 and April 2021.

published on : 19th May 2022

Hyderabad faces the heat after 2 years of lockdown

Heat waves reported across State, Wankidi in Asifabad records highest temp at 46 0C

published on : 2nd May 2022

Shanghai starts China’s biggest COVID-19 lockdown in two years

China’s financial capital and largest city with 26 million people, Shanghai had managed its smaller, past outbreaks with limited lockdowns.

published on : 28th March 2022

Cops help dance teacher who lost living to Covid

Distraught after he lost his livelihood in Mumbai due to the Covid-19 pandemic last year, 44-year-old dance teacher Balaji Sawalkar arrived in the city to start life afresh.

published on : 21st February 2022

Switzerland lifts COVID curbs; Germany, Austria to follow suit as Europe's pandemic situation improves

A three-step plan was endorsed by Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the country's 16 state governors as official figures show Germany's COVID-19 infection rate beginning to drift downward.

published on : 17th February 2022

China locks down southern city of Baise as omicron variant surges

Even traffic lights switched to red to remind drivers to stay home.

published on : 8th February 2022

Reports on mass exodus of migrant workers false; states should be wary of rumour mongering: Government

The third wave hit the country last month, forcing states to impose local restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 3rd February 2022

'COVID-19 pandemic cost European clubs seven billion euros', estimates UEFA

With gate receipts decimated, sponsorship down and television rights receipts hit, clubs suffered a four billion euros hit in 2019-2020, and three billion in 2020-2021.

published on : 3rd February 2022

'Pandemic hit schools in rural areas, drop-out rate increased amid massive digital divide': Economic Survey

Independent studies have noted a spike in rural school drop-out rate and a widening digital divide due to the pandemic, the government said.

published on : 1st February 2022

Lift pandemic-induced curbs on economic activity: CII to states

CII said Hospitalisation rates in the present wave stand at manageable levels and therefore, industry feels that Covid-related restrictions can be removed to enable the recovery process to continue.

published on : 24th January 2022

Former Karnataka minister R Ramalinga Reddy questions politics behind lifting COVID curfew

Reddy has predicted that the polls to the BBMP would be held in April, and sarcastically attributed the government's decision to 'Keshavakripa'.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Complete lockdown across Tamil Nadu on January 23 to prevent spread of COVID: CM Stalin

The Chief Minister said the activities that were allowed and restricted during the complete lockdown on January 16 would be applicable for January 23 too

published on : 21st January 2022

Government announces lockdown-like scenario in Kerala on next two Sundays after Covid surge

Crowds will be restricted at malls, industrial establishments, beaches, theme parks and other tourist centres, it was declared.

published on : 20th January 2022

Closure of schools forcing boys to work in fields, underage girls being married off: NCP MLC to Maharashtra CM

In a letter, the MLC has urged the chief minister to allow the resumption of schools and colleges with a 50 per cent capacity.

published on : 17th January 2022

'A few Amma Canteens should offer free food during lockdown': Plea by homeless in Tiruchy

Some homeless people depending on small earnings also raised concerns about the possible extension of the lockdown

published on : 17th January 2022
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