face mask

COVID-19: Kentucky lawmakers scrap statewide facemask rule in schools

The GOP-dominated legislature set education policies in response to disruptions caused by the virus, which has forced dozens of districts to close classrooms.

published on : 10th September 2021

Transportation Security Administration extends to January mask rule for airline passengers

The mask mandate has been controversial and has led to many encounters between passengers who don't want to wear a mask and flight attendants asked to enforce the rule.

published on : 18th August 2021

Maharashtra: Cop attacked by three men for questioning them about not wearing masks; trio held

The accused not only verbally abused the constable, but also thrashed him and hit him with a stone, police added.

published on : 7th August 2021

Dr. Fauci says US headed in 'wrong direction' on coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci noted that some local jurisdictions where infection rates are surging are already calling on individuals to wear masks in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status.

published on : 26th July 2021

Face masks in enclosed spaces will be 'expected' beyond July 19, says UK minister 

Minister Nadhim Zahawai also expressed confidence that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be able to confirm the July 19 timeline for the last stage of his lockdown easing roadmap on July 12.

published on : 11th July 2021

Face masks to become personal choice as England lifts lockdown

Boris Johnson is expected to announce plans to drop social distancing rules and to reject proposals for a domestic COVID-19 passport.

published on : 4th July 2021

Face mask swallowed by pet dog safely removed by TANUVAS vets 

It's a non-invasive procedure. Under general anesthesia, we retrieved the facemask. The dog had an uneventful recovery.

published on : 12th June 2021

Delhi Police fines over 1,000 people in a day for not wearing face masks

A total of 1,06,558 challans have been issued by the police from April 19 to May 30, the data showed.

published on : 31st May 2021

HC seeks Kejriwal government stand on whether masks being made, sold in accordance with rules

The PIL sought setting up of a regulatory body for determining the standards for manufacture and sale of masks, used for protection against COVID-19 infection, in the national capital.

published on : 27th May 2021

No mask on our premises will attract Rs 500 fine: Southern Railway

The new rule of the railway comes into immediate effect and extend for six months until further notice, a press release said here.

published on : 17th April 2021

Nirmala College researchers develop face mask

 To help tackle the current Covid-19 pandemic, the research scholars of the Nanoscience Research Centre (NSRC) of Nirmala College in Muvattupuzha have developed a new face mask.

published on : 17th April 2021

'Private' vehicle also 'public' place and mask is compulsory, rules Delhi HC

Justice Prathiba M Singh also refused to interfere with the Delhi government's decision to impose challans for not wearing a mask while driving a private vehicle alone.

published on : 7th April 2021

Tamil Nadu voters flout COVID-19 norms at polling booths

Many did not wear a mask while standing in the line, only to receive a mask and a glove just before voting.

published on : 6th April 2021

Layering, material choice matter of mask affects exposure risk to COVID-19: Study

The study measured the filtration efficiency of submicron particles passing through a variety of different materials.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Smog in NCR: CISF issues 15,000 masks to personnel

The CISF ordered over 15,000 masks for its personnel deployed at IGI Airport, Delhi Metro and other government installations.

published on : 7th November 2017