Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision over foreign spectators could be made by May, says IOC president Thomas Bach
Organisers are yet to announce whether supporters will be able to travel to Japan for the tournament, but Bach said he expects a decision by May.
The former US president had halted the issuance of green cards until the end of 2020 and deemed immigrants a 'risk to the US labor market' due to the coronavirus pandemic
Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors
Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from 1 March
India's slow COVID-19 vaccination rate puts gains at peril; private sector involvement must to expand coverage
It is important to reiterate that the argument of 'natural herd immunity' remains largely a thereotical one, and cannot be relied on to mitigate the disease, especially with millions of vaccine doses ready
Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10
Here is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.
In an impoverished nation battered by war, hunger, poverty and drought, an invisible virus is considered fake or an afterthought.
The infected students and employees have been quarantined at a government hostel near the city in central Maharashtra, an official said
Won't allow sale of Patanjali's Coronil in Maharashtra without 'proper certification', says Anil Deshmukh
The statement comes a day after the IMA demanded an explanation from the Union health minister for 'promoting' CORONIL as a cure for COVID-19
Stadiums with more than 40,000 seats, including the home of Premier League leaders Manchester City, will be allowed up to 10,000 fans spaced out. Smaller major venues will be permitted a quarter capacity
Euro 2020, which was postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is still scheduled to take place in 12 cities across the continent from 11 June to 11 July.
The Friday List: From literature festivals to a walk through Kolkata's lanes, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From S Hareesh to Douglas Stuart, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 1-5
What follows is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.
The state had reported 5,229 infections on 4 December, after which it had been registering a gradual but steady drop in number of new cases
Despite the heterogeneity of our populations, the uniformity of our experiences is a notion the World Wisdom Map accentuates.
Spending on transfers during the January window fell from $1.16 billion in 2020 to $590 million in 2021, the lowest sum since 2014.
Lazio are accused of failing to alert local health authorities when eight "staff" tested positive at the end of October, on the eve of a Champions League match, then at the beginning of November, again before a Champions League match.
One Brazil returnee has also tested positive for the Brazil variant of SARS-CoV-2 in the first week of February as per the health ministry
Tattoo artist Alejandro Nicolas Bernal posted the social media clip on 9 February where Aubameyang is seen to get a new tattoo on his hand.
Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry
The health ministry said 33 states and Union Territories have reported less than 5,000 active cases in a span of 24 hours while 18 have not recorded any deaths in the same period
Vijay Rupani tests COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms, confirms hospital; Gujarat CM fainted at a rally
Rupani, 64, was given first aid on the stage after he collapsed. He was then flown in a helicopter from Vadodara to Ahmedabad and admitted at UN Mehta Hospital