Coronavirus outbreak: Govt bans export of ventilators, surgical/disposable masks with immediate effect
The government on Thursday banned export of all ventilators, surgical/disposable masks and textile raw material used for making masks and coveralls with immediate effect in wake of the coronavirus outbreak
China had 16 new infections on Sunday, out of which 12 were imported infections, making local transmission at all-time low.
The pandemic poses wide-ranging ethical challenges for governments, health authorities and workers and the public.
Talk to anyone on the street about the virus and you will be met with confusion and a complete misunderstanding of the disease.
From Joker to Guy Fawkes: The transformative power of masks and why protesters wear disguises to challenge those in power
When worn by protesters, masks can encourage people to do something extraordinary, to take to the streets in order to challenge those in power, to render themselves visible and vulnerable alongside others doing the same.
Delhi's smog causes authorities to declare emergency, but city residents go about their day — unguarded
In Delhi, there seems to be a lack of awareness about the air pollution and ways to protect oneself against it. The worst affected are migrants and daily wage labourers, who are exposed to the pollution because of the nature of their jobs
Chennai Photo Biennale 2019: Gauri Gill depicts everyday lives of an Adivasi village in Maharashtra using masks
Gauri Gill's 'Acts of Appearance' assumed its form within a village of Adivasi paper mache artists from the Kokna tribe in Jawhar district of Maharashtra.
Photographer Gauri Gill’s most recent body of work, Acts of Appearance, is a series of vivid colour photographs for which the artist worked closely with members of an Adivasi community in Jawhar district, Maharashtra | #FirstCulture
In Acts of Appearance, photographer Gauri Gill chronicles her encounters with rural masquerade
Smriti Irani pulled up PTI news agency for tweeting a picture of people wearing Modi and Nitish masks and celebrating Friendship Day.
Over 1.2 billion people use Facebook Messenger every month globally to stay in touch with the people and businesses that matter to them the most.
India Choking: Masks and air purifiers are short-term measures, attitudes towards pollution need to change
Dirty air is democratic in that everyone breathes it and therefore everyone should have a strong interest in cleaning it up. In India, we have seen a surge of middle-class activism in recent years against corruption and violence against women.
The national Capital is encapsulated in smog, and people have begun looking for some respite in masks and air purifiers, and how.
The amount of pollution caused by Diwali this year has pushed the conversation about air pollution on social media.
At close to two dozen stations on the Yellow line (HUDA City Centre-Jahangirpuri) and Blue line (Dwarka Sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali), the CISF has expanded its security apparatus and brought under control large areas under its armed cover.
It's a colourful time in Bihar, but politics is not too far from the festival of colours. Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav are all in major demand
Considered Mexico's prime villains, Donald Trump and fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are Halloween stars in this country, with a company seeking to make a killing with masks of the infamous duo.
School children to tourists to the general public, surgical masks have become a common sight in India as Swine Flu continues to spread. Here are the images.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked health officials to ensure necessary treatment and adequate medicines for swine flu patients while affected states have been offered central assistance even as the death toll due to the disease reached 703.
The party has stopped distributing the masks ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.