social distancing

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.

published on : 6th October 2020

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. 

published on : 15th September 2020

Eid 2020 in pics: From Hagia Sophia to Jama Masjid, Muslim worshippers use masks, keep distance while offering Eid al-Adha prayers

Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year's pilgrimage and celebrations. 

published on : 1st August 2020

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.

published on : 18th May 2020

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.

published on : 14th May 2020

PPEs, masks, social distancing: How Kochi welcomed first batch of Vande Bharat expats

Relief was palpable as the first batch of expatriates from the UAE boarded special flights to reach Kerala's Kochi on Thursday - the first day of India's evacuation of citizens stranded abroad.

published on : 8th May 2020

Lockdown extension: Prime Minister Modi suggests seven-point anti-coronavirus strategy to citizens in Tuesday's address

In a nearly 25-minute televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Here are seven points that the PM expects his countrymen to follow.

published on : 14th 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

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

House quarantined? Binge-watch these Malayalam movies on Amazon Prime to kill boredom during COVID-19 days

Social distancing is crucial in beating the coronavirus pandemic. With holidays and work from home imposed to control the virus, you might be getting more free time than usual with not much option available outdoor. Worry not, here is our guide to streaming platform Amazon Prime Video that offers some amazing Malayam movies that can keep you occupied. Have a look here.

published on : 19th March 2020