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How Team Innovation Turned The Tables During Lockdown When The Entire Entertainment Industry Was Shut

How Team Innovation Turned The Tables During Lockdown When The Entire Entertainment Industry Was Shut

Team Innovation is already a prominent nightlife event company in Mumbai, but after the first lockdown, it decided to expand its spectacular experience to Goa too.

16 May 2022
China To Ease Stringent Covid-19 Lockdown In Shanghai

China To Ease Stringent Covid-19 Lockdown In Shanghai

China: The strict lockdown of the city — now in its seventh week but moved, lifted and reinforced at times to the frustration of residents — is part of the...

13 May 2022

Punjab Cabinet Approves 26,000 Recruitments In Government Departments, Doorstep Delivery Of Ration

In another decision, the Cabinet gave approval to the disbursement of Rs 41.89 crore to cotton growers in Muktsar district.

China Manufacturing Weakens Further As Lockdowns Continue

China Manufacturing Weakens Further As Lockdowns Continue

The domestic Covid-19 outbreaks have impacted China's factory activities and market demand, said the bureau's statistician Zhao Qinghe.

30 April 2022

BR Ambedkar University Conducts First Faculty Development Programme On Pandemic

The closing ceremony of the programme, conducted by the Outreach and Extension Division of the university, was held at its Kashmere Gate complex here on Friday.

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28 April 2022
Beijing Orders Schools Closed In Tightening Of Virus Rules

Beijing Orders Schools Closed In Tightening Of Virus Rules

On Thursday, the city's Education Bureau ordered all schools to end classes from Friday and said it hadn't determined when they would resume.Beijing has moved...


22 April 2022
Earth Day: Looking Back At How Covid-19 Lockdown Cleaned The Air

Earth Day: Looking Back At How Covid-19 Lockdown Cleaned The Air

The economic lockdown to contain COVID-19 brought unexpected relief from poor air quality. Reports of clear blue skies have emerged from across the country.


19 April 2022
What's Delhi's Colour-Coded, Graded Response Action Plan For COVID Management?

What's Delhi's Colour-Coded, Graded Response Action Plan For COVID Management?

There are four levels in this plan — yellow, amber, orange, and red. Each level will add to the restrictions of the previous level.


11 April 2022
China Closes Guangzhou As Country Battles Major Covid-19 Surge

China Closes Guangzhou As Country Battles Major Covid-19 Surge

China Covid-19 surge: Shanghai has taken the brunt of the surge, with the city of 26 million kept under tight lockdown, with many residents confined to their...


08 April 2022
Lockdown Memories: Cancelled Marriages And Love Letters

Lockdown Memories: Cancelled Marriages And Love Letters

The blockade in Kashmir Valley that followed the Article 370 abrogation and Covid-19 that followed, disrupted life in unprecedented ways.


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03 April 2022
China: Shanghai Orders Twin Tests For All Citizens To Stop Spread Of Covid-19

China: Shanghai Orders Twin Tests For All Citizens To Stop Spread Of Covid-19

China reported 13,146 local Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 1,455 confirmed and 11,691 asymptomatic ones, the highest daily increase in infections since...


02 April 2022
Hong Kong Urges Testing, Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown

Hong Kong Urges Testing, Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown

Shanghai is implementing a two-stage, eight-day lockdown, but many of those on the eastern, or Pudong, side of the city who should have been free to leave...


01 April 2022
Doctors Caution On Mask Relaxation, Say Vulnerable Should Continue To Follow Covid-19 Protocol

Doctors Caution On Mask Relaxation, Say Vulnerable Should Continue To Follow Covid-19 Protocol

Doctors at leading hospitals in Delhi concurred that while the number of cases has significantly declined, ‘Covid is not out of the world yet’.


28 March 2022
Shanghai Enters China's Biggest Covid-19 Lockdown In 2 Years

Shanghai Enters China's Biggest Covid-19 Lockdown In 2 Years

The citywide lockdown that will be conducted in two phases will be China's most extensive since the central city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected...


27 March 2022
Why ‘Lockdown’ Is Not A New Word In Spiti

Why ‘Lockdown’ Is Not A New Word In Spiti

The Spiti Valley is used to issuing 'self-imposed' lockdowns in the winter, which is why locals didn't flinch at the nationwide pandemic lockdown and in fact...


25 March 2022
Two Years Of Lockdown: How Much Business Have The Movies Lost And What’s The Way Forward

Two Years Of Lockdown: How Much Business Have The Movies Lost And What’s The Way Forward

Trade Experts and Film Distributors talk about the rampant losses that theatres have faced over the past two years. Is the business in 2022 getting back to...


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25 March 2022
Two Years Of Covid Lockdown: The Sorry State Of Bollywood’s Junior Artists Continues

Two Years Of Covid Lockdown: The Sorry State Of Bollywood’s Junior Artists Continues

March 25, 2020, began the very first Covid-19 lockdown. After two years, the condition of the film industry, especially its junior artists hasn’t improved a...


01 April 2022
Reporter's Diary: Lockdown Tales From A Journalist’s Notebook

Reporter's Diary: Lockdown Tales From A Journalist’s Notebook

It has been two years since Lockdown 1.0. As the prime minister urged people to stay home, a lot of emptiness was poured into the streets suddenly. But what...


24 March 2022
Book Excerpt: India’s Unlearnt Lessons From The Great Shutdown 

Book Excerpt: India’s Unlearnt Lessons From The Great Shutdown 

The second wave of 2021 showed that India had wasted its lockdown period and the hardships that came with it, because it was no better prepared, or prepared to...


01 May 2022
Revisiting Lockdown: How Migrant Crisis Left Thousands Of Sahariya Tribals In The Lurch

Revisiting Lockdown: How Migrant Crisis Left Thousands Of Sahariya Tribals In The Lurch

Lockdown gave way to various challenges for Sahariyas. Like food, sanitation, and even child marriage. Cases of silicosis and Tuberculosis are rampant among...


18 March 2022
Facing Its First COVID Outbreak, Samoa Goes On Lockdown

Facing Its First COVID Outbreak, Samoa Goes On Lockdown

Although health authorities have so far found just a single case, it is the first time Samoa has found any unexplained cases in the community and likely points...


14 March 2022
Unemployment Rate At 12.6% In April-June 2021: NSO Survey

Unemployment Rate At 12.6% In April-June 2021: NSO Survey

The joblessness was high in April-June in 2020 mainly due to the impact of lockdown restrictions in the country which were imposed to curb the spread of deadly...


13 March 2022
The Travails of Two Love Birds In Kashmir Under Lockdown

The Travails of Two Love Birds In Kashmir Under Lockdown

For youngsters in Kashmir, the unprecedented lockdown of 2019 was a tough time: the phone lines were dead and they couldn’t get to whisper sweet nothings...


08 March 2022
How Social Media Memes, Palettes of Emotions And Intuitions, Make Us Who We Are

How Social Media Memes, Palettes of Emotions And Intuitions, Make Us Who We Are

Memes give us a vocabulary for our emotions. They offer us a way to channelize the otherwise suppressed hysteria of life.


03 March 2022
67% Girls In Urban Slums Didn't Attend Online Classes During 1st Lockdown: Report

67% Girls In Urban Slums Didn't Attend Online Classes During 1st Lockdown: Report

After the lockdown, 51 per cent of the adolescent girls continued facing challenges in accessing health services.


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