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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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'
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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
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
From ramping up vaccination capacity to imposing a night curfew, state governments are seeking to curb the looming "second wave"
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
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
Four school staffers have also tested positive, an official said, adding that the school premises have been declared a containment zone
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
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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
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
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