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Delhi, Maharashtra, Odisha, other states issue new guidelines to curb rise in COVID-19 cases
India

Delhi, Maharashtra, Odisha, other states issue new guidelines to curb rise in COVID-19 cases

While a night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am has been imposed in Delhi, the district of Raipur will remain under lockdown till 19 April

COVID-19 impact: Indian households spent more on food, less on healthcare during first lockdown
India

COVID-19 impact: Indian households spent more on food, less on healthcare during first lockdown

However, the pandemic also saw a marginal reduction in food expenditures per capita in both rural and urban households between June 2019 to June 2020

Sooryavanshi release postponed; plans for Akshay Kumar-Rohit Shetty film impacted by COVID wave in Maharashtra
Entertainment

Sooryavanshi release postponed; plans for Akshay Kumar-Rohit Shetty film impacted by COVID wave in Maharashtra

Sooryavanshi is the fourth film in Shetty's cop universe after Ajay Devgn-starrer Singham, Singham Returns and Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh.

A haunting silence pervades cafes, restaurants in Greece as the country's second lockdown continues for six months
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A haunting silence pervades cafes, restaurants in Greece as the country's second lockdown continues for six months

Restaurants, bars and cafes, whose nature it is to gather groups of people closely together, have remained shut since November when the Greek government imposed a second lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections

From Easter to Eid, Ganeshotsav and Durga Puja, how festivals were observed in a locked down year
Arts & Culture

From Easter to Eid, Ganeshotsav and Durga Puja, how festivals were observed in a locked down year

Occasions that had hitherto brought people together had to be ‘celebrated’ in a socially distanced manner, devoid of many of the comforting customs of the past.

Reviewing a year since India's COVID-19 lockdown through stories from Firstpost's culture archives
Arts & Culture

Reviewing a year since India's COVID-19 lockdown through stories from Firstpost's culture archives

We’re recapping the personal essays, series and special projects that attempted to document the crisis, and parse it for meaning.

A year since India's COVID-19 lockdown, photographers talk us through their most defining images of the pandemic
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A year since India's COVID-19 lockdown, photographers talk us through their most defining images of the pandemic

A collection of images that defined the year since the 24 March 2020 lockdown, narrated in the voices of photographers who shot them.

Year after India's COVID-9 lockdown, how communities, people and places weathered a time unlike any other
Arts & Culture

Year after India's COVID-9 lockdown, how communities, people and places weathered a time unlike any other

Certain sections of Indian society were disproportionately affected, as were certain places. Through Firstpost's reporting over the past year, we revisit some of these communities.

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I felt I was going home; little did I know what that would mean'
Lifestyle

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I felt I was going home; little did I know what that would mean'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

A year since India's COVID-19 lockdown, an overview of how artists and cultural institutions navigated a crisis
Arts & Culture

A year since India's COVID-19 lockdown, an overview of how artists and cultural institutions navigated a crisis

Reviewing a year since nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in culture coverage at Firstpost. Part 1 looks at how artists and institutions responded to the crisis.

ISSF World Cup: Bronze medallist Divyansh Singh Panwar reveals he 'almost forgot shooting' during lockdown
Sports

ISSF World Cup: Bronze medallist Divyansh Singh Panwar reveals he 'almost forgot shooting' during lockdown

The world number one, opened India's medals tally with a bronze in the men's 10m air rifle, had no qualms in admitting that the shutdown had affected him gravely.

Maharashtra mulls lockdown, Delhi and Punjab announce curbs as COVID cases spike; Europe resumes using AstraZeneca jab
India

Maharashtra mulls lockdown, Delhi and Punjab announce curbs as COVID cases spike; Europe resumes using AstraZeneca jab

From ramping up vaccination capacity to imposing a night curfew, state governments are seeking to curb the looming "second wave"

Elderly with hearing difficulties experienced memory loss, loneliness during COVID-19 lockdown
World

Elderly with hearing difficulties experienced memory loss, loneliness during COVID-19 lockdown

Face masks act as a barrier to communication and are problematic for people with hearing loss who also rely on lip-reading and facial expression.

COVID-19-induced closure of 15 lakh schools impacted 24.7 crore children in India, finds UNICEF study
India

COVID-19-induced closure of 15 lakh schools impacted 24.7 crore children in India, finds UNICEF study

The report stated that online education is not an option for all in India as only one in four children has access to digital devices and internet connectivity

Maharashtra: 229 students test COVID-19 positive at school hostel in Washim
India

Maharashtra: 229 students test COVID-19 positive at school hostel in Washim

Four school staffers have also tested positive, an official said, adding that the school premises have been declared a containment zone

Criticising Maharashtra CM over COVID-19 norms akin to treason, says Shiv Sena to BJP
India

Criticising Maharashtra CM over COVID-19 norms akin to treason, says Shiv Sena to BJP

The statement was released in Shiv Sena's mouthpiece after BJP leader Pravin Darekar said that the government was acting like a 'tyrant regime' for issuing a warning of stringent lockdown

Uddhav Thackeray speech updates: Lockdown necessary to break chain of infection, says Maharashtra CM
India

Uddhav Thackeray speech updates: Lockdown necessary to break chain of infection, says Maharashtra CM

Uddhav Thackeray speech LIVE updates: 'People became complacent after the restrictions started easing, which is wrong,' he said, also giving a run-down of COVID-19 figures in the state

Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans take a backseat, as COVID-19 restrictions shutter public spaces
Lifestyle

Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans take a backseat, as COVID-19 restrictions shutter public spaces

Coronavirus-related restrictions in New Orleans included cancelled parades, closed bars and a near shutdown of rowdy Bourbon Street.

80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data
India

80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data

Government needs to take action regarding job security, social security benefits, food security, health benefits, and safety in the informal sector in such a way that it not only manages the current crisis, but also immunises the sector from future shocks

Working from home: Disrupting your partner's routine can be a source of conflict, finds study
Health

Working from home: Disrupting your partner's routine can be a source of conflict, finds study

The researchers advised that to turn around the situation, partners should support each other's goals, accommodate routines, respect the others' timings, take a step back to catch their breath during the day, and learn to work together