Pandemic

PHOTOS | Health workers across country take part in mock drills amid China Covid surge

Many hospitals across the country held mock drills on Tuesday to check the preparedness of health facilities to deal with any spurt in COVID-19 cases, with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya saying it was important to gauge the operational readiness of equipment and human resources.

published on : 27th December 2022

Sunday lockdown puts 'Kaanum Pongal' plans on a leash

Kaanum Pongal, the last of the four-day festivities of Pongal drew a blank for the second year in a row on Sunday as parks, beaches and other public places wore a deserted look due to the lockdown imposed to curb Covid-19

published on : 17th January 2022

From Delhi streets to guarded borders, devotees celebrate Eid al-Adha amidst the pandemic 

Here are some images from different parts of the country as believers celebrate Eid al-Adha following Covid protocols.

published on : 21st July 2021

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

Struggle is real: Indian hospitals left gasping for oxygen as coronavirus cases, deaths rise

Hospitals are suffering from an acute shortage of oxygen despite strict government orders to ensure uninterrupted production and supply of medical oxygen

published on : 23rd April 2021

Photography in the time of pandemic: The many faces of life as India's battle against coronavirus continues | World Photography Day

Here are some great stills by TNIE's photographers that capture life in many diversities as the country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic continues.  A big shoutout to all photojournalists who are out in the field despite the difficult situation. 

published on : 19th August 2020

Homecoming: After weeks of struggle, trains, buses arranged for migrants in India amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Migrants in every state have been hard hit due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. With no jobs, wage or food, the migrants just want to be ferried back to their villages during this ongoing coronavirus lockdown. 

published on : 2nd 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

'No work, no money': Thousands of stranded migrant workers walk back home as India under 21-day coronavirus lockdown

Short of food and water, public transport off the streets, the migrant labourers across states are left with no option but to head home on foot as the country goes under a 21-day nationwide lockdown to fight coronavirus pandemic. 

published on : 29th March 2020

Outbreak to Pandemic: 10 must watch Hollywood films on virus outbreaks

Hollywood has often turned to the subject of virus attack and outbreaks to create box-office winners. Let us takes a look at some of the best films in the genre.

published on : 30th January 2020