Coronavirus Covid - 19 updates

Opinion

Presumption of innocence

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Farmers’ woes

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Flight of fancy

Saturday, 19 September 2020

The tale of two IPLs

Friday, 18 September 2020

Who will regulate TV?

Friday, 18 September 2020
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Analysis

A matter of interest

Saturday, 19 September 2020

The expanding judicial remits

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Spare a thought for our kids

Friday, 18 September 2020

The intelligent future is here

Friday, 18 September 2020
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Entertainment

Aditya Roy Kapur to star in action film from Zee Studios

Friday, 18 September 2020

Aditya Roy Kapur has been roped in by Zee Studios for a big-scale action feature. The film, which has been tentatively titled "Om", will mark the directorial debut of action director Tinu Verma's son Kapil. Kapur will play the titular character in the movie, to be produced by Ahmed Khan, a source...

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Agenda

Embracing technology

Sunday, 13 September 2020

If technology becomes inclusive of the elderly population, it stands to improve their quality of life tremendously. So, even if it feels overwhelming to them...

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Repurpose vacant homes

Sunday, 06 September 2020

Homelessness in India is grave in magnitude, and also diverse in the socio-economic factors causing it, as much as it is complex to solve. One...

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A lesson in good governance

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Book Name : IN SERVICE OF THE REPUBLIC Author : Vijay Kelkar & Ajay Shah Publisher : Penguin, Rs 699 In Service of the Republic is a must...

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KIRAN raises hopes of robust New India

Sunday, 13 September 2020

It is enthusing that the Government of India recently decided to launch 24X7 toll-free mental rehabilitation helpline KIRAN in thirteen languages. Such and similar efforts...

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The spiritual garden

Sunday, 13 September 2020

The gardens of the world teach us how we can nurture the seed of our soul so that it may blossom and shine, writes Sant...

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Features

The show must go on

Saturday, 19 September 2020

As the India Couture Week kicks off digitally, designer Gaurav Gupta’s collection revolved around the themes of love and inclusivity and presented wedding fashion in...

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COVID-19 may lead to declines in life expectancy globally, study finds

Friday, 18 September 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic could cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in the severely affected areas of the world, unless the spread of the disease...

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Rediscover Jamaica

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Visit Jamaica launches Rediscover Jamaica, a campaign aimed to help residents to feel good again! Rediscover Jamaica Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwBs2oYC-CU Tourism is the lifeblood of Jamaica and as...

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Home Theatre

Sunday, 13 September 2020

A hostage crisis to be with Hostages 2               Disney+Hotstar Season 2, Episodes 12 *ing: Ronit Roy, Divya Dutta and others Rated: 6/10 Hostages 2 takes off from where it...

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Talktime | ‘You can’t have a good role in a bad script’

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Swara Bhasker Bhasker, who has done films like Anaarkali of Aarah, Nil Battey Sannata and Veere Di Wedding, speaks with Musba Hashmi about her latest...

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The second coming

Sunday, 13 September 2020

With over 4.66 million cases and 77,472 deaths, India has overtaken Brazil to become the second worst Corona-hit country. This is not all, there are...

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It’s a NEET analysis

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The overall level of exam was easy as compared to the previous years, says ANURAG TIWARI The NEET 2020 was conducted on September 13, 2020 from...

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Funds available, but spending remains dismal

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS

While funds are available for undertaking normal developmental works, most of the departments have not achieved expected spending, posing a grave concern for the State Government. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seemed worried over poor spending by major departments during last five months.It was pointed out at a review meeting that normal...

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Mobile healthcare benefits over 10,000 people during lockdown

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS

In the tribal hamlets of East Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan districts, healthcare services still remain inaccessible. However, at Tata Steel Foundation (TSF), the health team has ensured that the deficit of medical treatment among rural communities is capped through the incessant call to duty by its ecosystem of Mobile Medical Units...

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Avoid public gathering during festivals: CM

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS

In view of the rise in COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked people to take precautions and avoid any public gathering during the festivals. “Maintain vigil and take precautions in view of the coming festivals. Avoid any public gathering during the festivals and strictly follow the...

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4 deaths, 260 fresh cases in Chandigarh

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS

The Union Territory of Chandigarh on Friday reported four Covid-19 fatalities and 260 fresh positive cases. With this, the death toll due to Covid-19 reached 110 while the total case tally stood at 9,506 in the city. "Out of total 9,506 positive cases, there were 2,978 active cases in the city....

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Limited numbers to be allowed in 2021 Kumbh Mela

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS

For the first time in the history of the largest religious congregation in the world— the Kumbh Mela— the number of attendees will be limited and only those with valid passes will be allowed to attend. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that due to Covid-19 pandemic, it has...

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Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi will develop as people want: CM

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | Staff Reporter

The challenge has been taken up to develop Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi, Chhattisgarh's newest district, as per the expectations of its residents, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Friday. The dedication and foundation laying ceremony of development works of Rs 332 crores will give a new direction to the district for progress, he said...

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30 COVID vaccine candidates being developed: Health Ministry

Friday, 18 September 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

Nearly 30 Covid vaccine candidates in pre-clinical and clinical stages are under development by pharmaceutical industry and academia in India. While three of them are in advanced stage of Phase I/II/III trials and 4 are in advanced pre-clinical development stage, union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, told the Parliament on Friday. Vardhan informed the House that the government has extended its support for the development of vaccine associated research resources, establishment of clinical trial sites and...

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Exotica

The times they are a-changin'. And the Exotica is chronicling the transformation that we are witnessing -- as it happens. In times when work has shifted home, our story on workations gives a peek into a new way at work-leisure which is more about balance, coordination as well as emotional and mental well-being. When an event is pegged as once in a lifetime it is bound to be big and fat but with social distancing and pruned guest lists being the order of the day, the focus of weddings has shifted to close-knit and classy. A more holistic approach is the way forward.