Indie music insiders on their one big takeaway from COVID-19 crisis' impact on the live performance scene
Here’s some pithy (and pertinent) advice shared by artists, managers and other industry folk.
England plans to lift lockdown by 21 June: Schools, outdoor picnics to resume by 8 March, shops in April
The final stage of the plan, in which all legal limits on social contact are removed and nightclubs can reopen after being shuttered for 15 months, is penciled in for 21 June
With no visitors at Louvre, long-overdue refurbishments finally kick off in the otherwise overcrowded museum
It’s uncertain when the Paris museum will reopen, after being closed on 30 October in line with the French government’s virus containment measures. But those lucky enough to get in benefit from a rare private look at collections covering 9,000 years of human history — with plenty of space to breathe.
Schools just reopened in Toronto this week and retail stores had been scheduled to reopen on 22 February
Serena Williams had 31 unforced errors but wore down Russian Anastasia Potapova 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in 97 minutes on Rod Laver Arena to set up a clash with seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
Amazon India has also reported that in 2020, user interactions with Alexa increased by 67 percent.
Captain Tom Moore, UK veteran who raised £33 million for NHS, passes away at 100 after testing COVID-19 positive
Moore set out to raise £1,000 for Britain's NHS by walking 100 laps of his backyard. But his quest went viral, receiving donations from across Britain and as far away as the US and Japan
Delhi University reopens today: Classes for final year students restart amid strict COVID-19 precautions
The students will have to adhere to the UGC guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures mentioned in the notice at all times
Vir Das started 2020 as the only Indian comedian with three Netflix comedy specials to boot, and ended the year as the only Indian comedian who now has four Netflix comedy specials attached to his name.
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
Brookfield India launches Rs 3,800-cr real esate investment trust IPO; price band fixed at Rs 274-275
The issue will open for subscription on 3 February and close on 5 February, and bids can be made for a minimum of 200 units and in multiples of 200 thereafter by bidders other than anchor investors
NASA's mix of Earth-observing satellites and instruments on the ISS have captured some views of the Earth during the year 2020.
An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'The first thing we witnessed in the isolation ward, was death'
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.
In a winter without festivals, kite flying on Makar Sankranti offers hope for a socially-distanced, eco-friendly celebration
With people engaging in customary duels of kite flying from rooftops of their respective places, COVID-19 restrictions like night curfews, curbs on public gatherings, and the firecracker ban will not rob Makar Sankranti of the fun and frolic it is associated with.
The M Night Shyamalan interview | 'Ramifications of pandemic coincide with the minimalistic way I like to tell my stories'
M Night Shyamalan says the pandemic protocols have only facilitated the way he likes to tell stories like Servant Season 2 on Apple TV+ — singular setting, limited cast, and deliberate quietness.
As Germany extends COVID-19 lockdown, a look at countries where curbs remain on movement, economic activities
Across the world, several countries continue to have some forms of restrictions on internal movement of people, over a year since the novel coronavirus was first reported in China
2020 was a year that went by looking at the phone, but it also made me more resilient, writes Namit Das
"I know that there is something inside me that has changed forever. It isn’t spiritual. I think that change is more practical."
With COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown, work from home, the year 2020 was basically a 'Hide Your Pain Harold' meme
The novel Coronavirus hit us hard and we struck back with lockdown, social distancing, wearing masks and making a lot of memes.
For Boris Johnson, the penultimate day of 2020 summed up a year of unending turbulence. It began in January with Britain’s formal departure from the EU, but quickly slid into crisis as Johnson repeatedly reversed himself in dealing with the coronavirus
An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: Indians narrate their lived experiences of a lockdown and pandemic
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.