Coronavirus Outbreak

National lockdown: After nearly two months, train journeys are back!

Hundreds of passengers from Gujarat and Rajasthan reached New Delhi on Wednesday on the first train to arrive here since the resumption of railway services, as a large number of them gathered on roads outside the station with no transport available for onward journeys.

published on : 13th May 2020

In times of coronavirus, hygiene rules for babies every parent should follow

As people adopt social distancing measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, every parent should know that newborns are most prone to infections as their immune system is still developing, and hence, they should be protected from infection-causing germs and bacteria.

published on : 17th April 2020

Coronavirus lockdown extension: Electricians to mechanics, here are fresh relaxation of services, activities that common citizens should know about

Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday had announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The new set out guidelines that were later brought out by the Centre now allows various economic activities to operate from April 20. Among various industries that have been excluded from the shutdown category, here are a few services that can provide some relief to the layman.

published on : 16th April 2020

Taking guard against COVID-19: Check out contributions made by Indian sports stars to fight coronavirus | Rohit Sharma, PV Sindhu, Yuvraj Singh and more.

Many sportspersons like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan have made undisclosed contributions. Sania Mirza decided to arrange food for daily wage workers while the Pathan brothers contributed 4,000 masks. While most of the donations went to the PM Cares Fund, some opt the CMDRF of their respective states.

published on : 10th April 2020

Coronavirus impact: Pandemic might change international sporting habits as we know it!

These long-standing habits at the international level of sporting events could change forever once tournaments and events resume after the pandemic.

published on : 6th April 2020

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020

Don't get mankad by COVID-19: Sports stars can teach us the dos and don'ts of coronavirus prevention. Luis Suarez, Cheteswar Pujara, Steve Smith and more...

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by surprise. It is spreading across countries at an alarming rate as health officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak. Personal hygiene and social distancing is said to be crucial for defeating the virus. If you are having difficulty remembering the dos and don'ts to keep the COVID-19 at bay, maybe these snaps of your favourite sports stars might help. Give it a look.

published on : 2nd April 2020

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu government to impose fresh lockdown restrictions from Sunday. What does it mean for you?

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced fresh restrictions during the lockdown period to avoid people's unnecessary movement as the state is entering the second stage of coronavirus spread. The fresh restrictions will come into force from March 29. 

published on : 28th March 2020

COVID-19: PM Modi puts India under lockdown for 21 days; find out what services are open, what stays shut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. As per the guidelines released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, here are the services that will resume despite the lockdown and those which will remain shut.

published on : 25th March 2020

Rajini to Vijay Sethupathi: Kollywood stars rush to help film folk hit by coronavirus

Several Kollywood top stars including Ranini, Suriya, Karthi and Vijay Sethupati, besides many filmmakers have pitched in to help the FEFSI members.

published on : 24th March 2020

Tamil Nadu lockdown: From hospitals to food delivery, what services will be affected and exempted. Find out

With Tamil Nadu all set to go into lockdown from 6 pm on Tuesday, shops other than those selling essential commodities like milk, meat and groceries will not function. How about eateries, meat stalls and government offices? Find out here.

published on : 24th March 2020

World Poetry Day 2020: Poems of hope, faith to read during days of coronavirus pandemic, social distancing

From Tagore to Keats and Thomas Hardy, here are nine poems of hope, optimism and courage that can lift your spirit during the times of house quarantine and isolation. 

published on : 21st March 2020

Fast & Furious 9, Disney movies among Hollywood releases postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak | Antlers, Mulan, No Time to Die and more

The coronavirus outbreak has affected industries across the globe with sports tournaments getting suspended and entire cities getting locked down. A global pandemic is no good sign for Hollywood, which manufactures expensive movies eyeing audience all over the world. These big-budget projects were forced to delay their release dates as government bodies have instructed the closedown cinema halls to curb the spread of the virus. From James Bond to new-gen XMen, here are some of the popular flicks that have got the COVID-19 shock.

published on : 13th March 2020

Infographics: Impact of coronavirus on Hajj, international travel & global economy

Analysts have warned that the pathogen's economic impact could reach the level of 2008 financial crisis.

published on : 28th February 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Myths and facts you must know

As the deadly coronavirus is spreading, authorities are trying to dispel the myths about the ailment spreading online. Here are the facts and realities that bust the myths on coronavirus.

published on : 13th February 2020
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