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EXPLAINER: A look at what's behind the protests in Canada
World

EXPLAINER: A look at what's behind the protests in Canada

For two weeks, downtown streets in Ottawa have been snarled by a convoy of semis and other vehicles as protesters rail against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern cancels wedding as COVID-19 restrictions tightened amid Omicron surge
World

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern cancels wedding as COVID-19 restrictions tightened amid Omicron surge

The emergence of nine cases of Omicron in a family who travelled between cities to attend a wedding, and the infection of a flight attendant on one aircraft they flew on, forced New Zealand to impose its 'red setting' restrictions from midnight Sunday

Chennai observes Sunday lockdown: Here's what's allowed and what's not
India

Chennai observes Sunday lockdown: Here's what's allowed and what's not

The Tamil Nadu government has extended COVID-19 restrictions till 31 January in order to contain the transmission of the virus besides imposing complete lockdowns on Sundays

Tamil Nadu announces complete lockdown on Sundays, night curfew from tomorrow amid rising COVID-19 cases
India

Tamil Nadu announces complete lockdown on Sundays, night curfew from tomorrow amid rising COVID-19 cases

Restaurant takeaways will be allowed between 7 am and 10 pm. No food delivery will be allowed after this time, the new rules said

Night curfew in Karnataka from today; 38 Omicron cases reported so far
India

Night curfew in Karnataka from today; 38 Omicron cases reported so far

The night curfew is from 10 pm to 5 am every day till 7 January morning, during which no activities will be allowed

The Ashes: Perth axed as host of fifth Test over COVID-19 quarantine rules
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The Ashes: Perth axed as host of fifth Test over COVID-19 quarantine rules

Perth will go without a Test for the second year running after also missing out last season due to Covid, which robbed it of a proposed historic first Test between Australia and Afghanistan.

Perth in grave doubt for Ashes finale over strict COVID-19 restrictions
First Cricket News

Perth in grave doubt for Ashes finale over strict COVID-19 restrictions

Perth's hopes of hosting the fifth Ashes Test were in serious doubt after Western Australia's premier said players and broadcasters must quarantine for 14 days on entering the state

Remembrance Day: UK gathers to pay tribute to the fallen heroes of military conflicts
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Remembrance Day: UK gathers to pay tribute to the fallen heroes of military conflicts

With no COVID-19 restrictions in place this year, people observed a two-minute silence at cenotaphs across the UK to commemorate those who died in military conflicts

West Bengal extends COVID-19 curbs till 30 Oct; allows movement of people at night during Durga Puja
India

West Bengal extends COVID-19 curbs till 30 Oct; allows movement of people at night during Durga Puja

The government, however, has decided not to allow local trains to run, though Metro Railway trains would continue to be operational. Durga Puja will be celebrated from 10 to 15 October this year

Indian women's cricket team's schedule for Australia tour likely to be altered due to COVID-19, says report
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Indian women's cricket team's schedule for Australia tour likely to be altered due to COVID-19, says report

All international arrivals have to undergo a two-week quarantine, according to the COVID-19 protocols in Australia.

COVID-19 lockdown: List of states that have extended or eased restrictions starting today
India

COVID-19 lockdown: List of states that have extended or eased restrictions starting today

With Kerala continuing to witness a significant number of COVID-19 cases on a daily basis, the state government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown curbs for one more week

COVID-19 restrictions in Bengal extended till 1 July; govt, private offices at 25% capacity from 16 June
India

COVID-19 restrictions in Bengal extended till 1 July; govt, private offices at 25% capacity from 16 June

According to reports, bars and restaurants in the state can operate with 50 percent capacity from noon to 8 pm

India's largest classical music festival adopts hybrid model this year with livestreaming, restricted seating
Arts & Culture

India's largest classical music festival adopts hybrid model this year with livestreaming, restricted seating

In its legacy of about eight decades, Bengaluru's Sree Ramanavami Global Music Festival has hosted around 400 artistes of national and international repute every year and an audience of around 6,000 people.

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

With closed borders and travel bans, how COVID-19 changed the way people move around the world
Lifestyle

With closed borders and travel bans, how COVID-19 changed the way people move around the world

By the end of 2020, roughly half of all countries remained completely closed to non-citizens and non-visa holders except for essential travel related to health emergencies, humanitarian or diplomatic missions, commerce or family reunification.

India manufacturing PMI falls marginally in February to 57.5 from 57.7 in January
Business

India manufacturing PMI falls marginally in February to 57.5 from 57.7 in January

This indicates that even though the pace of growth eased from January, it remained sharp in the context of historical data

India records over 16,000 COVID-19 cases for third straight day; 113 new deaths push toll up to 1,56,938
India

India records over 16,000 COVID-19 cases for third straight day; 113 new deaths push toll up to 1,56,938

A total of 16,488 novel coronavirus cases were reported in a day, while the toll increased to 1,56,938 with 113 new fatalities, said the health ministry

Assembly Elections 2021: All personnel on poll duty to get COVID-19 vaccine, says EC
India

Assembly Elections 2021: All personnel on poll duty to get COVID-19 vaccine, says EC

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said voting will be allowed for an additional hour, keeping in mind COVID-19 safety guidelines

DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights till 31 March
India

DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights till 31 March

The restriction will not apply to cargo flights and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator