PHOTOS | China eases rules but maintains 'zero-COVID' strategy amid fresh cases, anti-govt protests
The protests against COVID-19 lockdowns have spread to Beijing even as China reported close to 40,000 coronavirus cases on Monday as authorities scrambled to contain the fresh surge in infections.
Life as we know it: TNIE photos of the week that encapsulate mood of a semi-locked down India
A raging second wave, 'unlocking' of several states, and carryover traditions from 2020 sum up this week's pick from TNIE photographers. Pictures speak volumes. Here are some photos of the new 'life as we know it'.
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.
Karnataka COVID-19 lockdown: Here are services exempted from restrictions; check out what all will stay shut from May 10-24
Vehicular movement will be strictly prohibited in a bid to stop people from getting on to the roads in Karnataka. While goods vehicles and home delivery service providers are exempted, the use of personal vehicles will be prohibited even to buy essentials or takeaways.
Tamil Nadu COVID-19 lockdown: List of services affected and unaffected from May 10-24
With a view to intensify the measures for preventing further spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that full lockdown will be in force for two weeks in Tamil Nadu from May 10. Here are the major services that will be allowed to function and those prohibited.
COVID-19 Delhi weekend curfew: Wedding passes to theatre attendance, here is everything you need to know
The Delhi government has decided to implement a weekend curfew in the national capital to check overcrowding at public places as coronavirus cases continue to rise. According to sources, the curfew will start from 10 pm on Friday and go on till 5 am on Monday. Here is what you should know about the weekend curfew in the national capital amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases.
IN PICS | Mumbai streets wear deserted look as weekend lockdown comes into force in Maharashtra
As coronavirus infections soar once again, Maharashtra has decided to opt for a weekend lockdown. Here's how that looks in its capital city.
'Corona' cakes, sit-ups on the street and how to bypass barricades: Snaps from a tumultuous 2020
A 'locked-down' India was 2020's most noticeable feature this year. Here's a look at how life as we know it changed forever, leaving all of us scrambling to adapt to the new 'COVID normal'.
'Mirzapur 2' to 'A Suitable Boy': Check out what OTT platforms have in store for Digital Dussehra
There is history, humour, lots of violence and a lot more drama in store, as OTT platforms lay out the spread for the festival weekend.
Movie halls, theatres to reopen on October 15 after pandemic lockdown: Masks to snacks, here's what filmgoers need to know
As a part of Unlock-5, Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Tuesday released the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for cinema halls and theatres, which are reopening from October 15.
IN PICS | Pakistan reopens schools almost after 5 months of coronavirus lockdown. Here's what you need to know
After a break of nearly five months, Pakistan on Tuesday began its phased reopening of schools, in view of the falling number of new coronavirus cases in the country.
Chennai COVID-19 lockdown: Full list of services affected and unaffected from June 19-30
An intensified lockdown would be enforced in Chennai and parts of three neighbouring districts -- Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu for 12 days from June 19 to June 30 to contain the spread of COVID-19 which is going up in these places. If not in marked containment zone, here is how it is going to affect your day to day life.
Cristiano Ronaldo's best pics from Juventus vs AC Milan Coppa Italia semifinal
Football is back and so is Cristiano Ronaldo! Juventus reached the Italian Cup final on Friday after a goalless draw with 10-man AC Milan in the semi-final, second leg in Turin on the day football returned to Italy after three months away. Ronaldo started the game for 'The Old Lady' but didn't have a very productive day as he failed to score from the spot early in the game. Check out some of the best photos of the Portugal international from yesterday's game.
'What did Opposition do?': Here are some notable efforts by Congress, Left, other parties to help people during the pandemic
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has admitted that the government may have fallen short in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and migrants’ crisis and asked the Opposition what it had done so far. Here are a few campaigns carried out by opposition parties to lessen people's difficulties.
Virat Kohli to Cristiano Ronaldo: 10 highest-earning athletes on Instagram during lockdown
India skipper Virat Kohli emerged as the only cricketer in the world's top-10 list of highest-earning athletes through sponsored Instagram posts during the lockdown (between March 12 and May 14), according to data collected by 'Attain'. Check out the top-10 highest-earning athletes on Instagram during lockdown.
Lockdown 4.0: 7 things Chennai residents should know as Tamil Nadu extends statewide restrictions till May 31
Many relaxations introduced as the part of lockdown 4.0 is not applicable to Chennai limits as the number of coronavirus cases remains unchecked in the district. Here are seven things Chennaiites must need to know.
Football is back, but: 8 pictures from Bundesliga that can hurt fans of 'the beautiful game'
Wild celebrations and happy hugs are not part of the 'beautiful game' anymore as fan roars and rhythmic chants have become a thing of the past in the top-tier German league - the first to return after the pandemic suspension.
Empty stadiums to regular COVID-19 tests: Bundesliga's masterplan to resume football amid lockdown revealed
When German football returns to the pitch this weekend, it will have to follow a draconian set of guidelines. From players asked to isolate family members to substitutes asked to wear masks, find out the key aspects of the plan here.
From Jack Dorsey to Azim Premji: 10 biggest private donations made so far in fight against COVID-19
By the end of 27 April 2020, 77 billionaire across the world donated to different causes to do with coronavirus relief. Here are the top ten donors.
Crowd outside liquor shops, traffic on roads on day one of lockdown easing
On day one of lockdown 3.0, hundreds of people thronged to the streets as shops opened, workers were out early, higher vehicular movements and at some places, chaos unfolded due to rush outside liquor stores. Here's sneak peek into the scenes in many metro cities in India.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin