Coronavirus Lockdown

Raipur Municipal Corporation distributes ration packets to 7000 needy families daily

Each ration kit consists of 5 kg rice, 2 kg wheat flour, a pack of oil and salt, some spices, onion, potatoes and lentils.

published on : 7th May 2021

Covid double mutant B1617, a variant of concern: Centre

Samples collected from at least 18 states, which underwent genomic surveillance, showed the presence of the B1617 variant – also known as double mutant.

published on : 6th May 2021

Odisha under lockdown from May 5 to 19

Vaccination will continue at places notified by the Health department during the period subject to availability.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Uber to recruit 20,000 UK drivers on post-lockdown demand

Uber's recruitment drive in the U.K. underscores a wider bounce-back for the company after demand bottomed out last year during the depths of the pandemic.

published on : 29th April 2021

Ten states showing upward trajectory of daily new Covid-19 cases

India registered a record single-day spike of 1,26,789 new coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide COVID-19 tally of cases to 1,29,28,574, according to the ministry data.

published on : 8th April 2021

Happy Monday: England embarks on major easing of lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the public to remain cautious and not to mix indoors. A “fresh air” public information campaign is launching warning against the dangers of gathering indoors.

published on : 29th March 2021

Maharashtra CM mulling lockdown with 'minimum impact on economy'

In a meeting held with the CM, Health Minister Rajesh Tope and other officials, members of the task force expressed apprehension that the state might report 40,000 fresh cases in next 24 hours.

published on : 28th March 2021

Health Minister Satyendar Jain rules out COVID 'lockdown' in Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said there was a logic behind the lockdown enforced earlier as nobody knew then how the coronavirus propagates.

published on : 27th March 2021

Finished 'neend ka quota' during lockdown: Prateik Babbar

Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar recently finished shooting Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film 'India Lockdown'.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Spicejet's honour leaves 'Saviour' Sonu Sood touched and nostalgic

During the lockdown, Sood helped thousands of migrant labourers reach home, paid the loans of farmers and tackled various other problems.

published on : 20th March 2021

New Zealand city Auckland going into three-day lockdown after COVID-19 case found

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the move Sunday evening after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the Cabinet.

published on : 14th February 2021

UK tightens overseas travel rules, warns holidaymakers of fines

All outbound and inbound passengers will be expected to justify their reasons for travel as part of measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

published on : 28th January 2021

Teacher ensures access to virtual learning in Maharashtra village

For Pentu Maisanwad, a teacher at a government-run school in the dusty hamlet of Dahifal Bhogane in Partur tehsil, the challenge was to get his students access to proper devices and internet.

published on : 8th January 2021

Self-harm rises in Greek migrant camps amid lockdown: Study

As of the end of October, 41 percent had reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, 35 percent reported suicidal thoughts and 18 percent reported having attempted to take their own lives.

published on : 17th December 2020

Oil-rich Kuwait faces reckoning as debt crisis looms

This fall, the ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Kuwait for the first time in its history.

published on : 24th November 2020
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