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There will be a total ban on the movement of all public and private transport in the seven districts, though goods vehicles will be allowed to operate.

Total Covid lockdown in 7 districts of Assam from today: Check guidelines here

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 07:46 AM IST
  • Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts will be kept under a strict vigil for the next one week by the authorities, Mahanta said.
The government has effectively done away with level 1 and level 2, which allowed maximum relaxations under the initial five-level unlocking plan.
The government has effectively done away with level 1 and level 2, which allowed maximum relaxations under the initial five-level unlocking plan.

Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions in Pune municipal areas from today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2021 06:48 AM IST
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Pune, Siddharth Shirole, has shared the order issued by Pune Municipal Corporation. While most of the restrictions remain the same under level 3, the civic body has eased few restrictions.
World Health Day 2021: 5 Yoga exercises to beat laziness, procrastination(Instagram@agora.yoga/Twitter@soulsaanch)
World Health Day 2021: 5 Yoga exercises to beat laziness, procrastination(Instagram@agora.yoga/Twitter@soulsaanch)

World Health Day 2021: 5 Yoga exercises to beat laziness, procrastination

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 11:17 AM IST
  • On World Health Day 2021 this Wednesday, here are 5 Yoga exercises to beat lazy excuses like ‘Will do it tomorrow’, ‘Maybe next week’, ‘Will finish it soon’ and keep procrastination at bay
Weekly infection numbers rose by a third to more than 123,000 cases between February 24 and March 2, according to the GIMBE health think tank, the highest since early December.(via Reuters)
Weekly infection numbers rose by a third to more than 123,000 cases between February 24 and March 2, according to the GIMBE health think tank, the highest since early December.(via Reuters)

Italy's Covid-19 death toll tops 100,000

AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Just over a year since it became the first European country to be overwhelmed by Covid-19, Italy's health ministry recorded another 318 virus-related deaths, taking the total to 100,103.
A medic shows Covishield vaccine vials, after the virtual launch of the Covid-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Manipal Hospital in Jaipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.(PTI)
A medic shows Covishield vaccine vials, after the virtual launch of the Covid-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Manipal Hospital in Jaipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.(PTI)

Covid-19 LIVE updates: 447 adverse events reported following immunisation

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:51 PM IST
Five states faced trouble on Day 1 of the vaccination drive - Maharashtra, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand but were resolved quickly, the health ministry said.
On Friday, Suga urged travellers to refrain from using the program for trips originating in Sapporo and Osaka, areas badly hit by the current virus wave.(AP file photo)
On Friday, Suga urged travellers to refrain from using the program for trips originating in Sapporo and Osaka, areas badly hit by the current virus wave.(AP file photo)

Japanese travel campaign sparks debate on links to coronavirus spread

By Bloomberg| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The popular “Go To Travel” campaign, which discounts trips to boost regions hit hardest by a lack of tourists, is one of the government’s most prized projects for spurring the economy, and has been heavily backed by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Huge mass of people can be seen shopping at the New Market area ahead of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(PTI)
Huge mass of people can be seen shopping at the New Market area ahead of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(PTI)

2631 booked for not wearing masks in last 6 days in Kolkata as festive fervour grows

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Kolkata Police said its drive against negligence in following Covid-19 guidelines is in full swing.
Central guidelines give option to schools to reopen partially for classes 9 to 12 for clearing doubts and lab tests.(HT Photo/File)
Central guidelines give option to schools to reopen partially for classes 9 to 12 for clearing doubts and lab tests.(HT Photo/File)

Many top Lucknow schools reject option for partial reopening from September 21

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Several schools say it is still unsafe to open schools even if it is done partially.
However, with a surge in demand for packaged foods and personal hygiene products, companies have set up teams, created links with hyperlocal delivery partners, and helped get their products to stores.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo. Representative image)
However, with a surge in demand for packaged foods and personal hygiene products, companies have set up teams, created links with hyperlocal delivery partners, and helped get their products to stores.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo. Representative image)

FMCG firms use coronavirus lessons to be efficient

Livemint, New Delhi | By Suneera Tandon
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:14 AM IST
FMCG firms in India rely on extensive market research and a massive network of distributors and small shops to ensure products reach shoppers, but the lockdown upended their links to the markets.
A cyclist travelling with a child at Connaught Place in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A cyclist travelling with a child at Connaught Place in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Kids in Delhi go without vaccine as Covid crisis unfolds

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar and Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 04:17 AM IST
Several women had to give birth at home because they weren’t able to access maternity services during the lockdown. Due to this, newborns missed the dose of vaccination (BCG) given at medical facilities. The dose is crucial for newborns to develop immunity against infections and preventable diseases.
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an economic package on Wednesday(ANI Photo)
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an economic package on Wednesday(ANI Photo)

Nirmala Sitharaman Press Conference: Rs 9250 crore relief for provident fund contributors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced several economic measures to mitigate the negative impact of coronavirus on India’s economy.
File image of Serie A.(AP)
File image of Serie A.(AP)

‘Madness’ to restart Serie A, says Brescia boss after contracting coronavirus

Rome | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Former Leeds and Cagliari chairman Cellino, 63, had revealed on Saturday that he and his daughter had contracted the virus.
Covid-19 update: A view of the Chandpole area in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Sunday, March 22, 2020 during the ‘Janata curfew’(Himanshu Vyas / HT File Photo)
Covid-19 update: A view of the Chandpole area in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Sunday, March 22, 2020 during the ‘Janata curfew’(Himanshu Vyas / HT File Photo)

2 IAS officers suspended for Delhi lockdown violations, 2 other officials face action

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 12:11 AM IST
The two officers, the home ministry said in identical orders, had failed to maintain absolute integrity and devotion to duty. It added that the government intended to initiate action for imposing major penalties against them.
A hospital staff preparing for coronavirus testing in a hosptial in Pune. The government issued guidelines for private labs to test for Covid-19 caused by the Sars-Cov-2 virus, on March 21, 2020, and 60 private laboratories applied for mandatory registration on Sunday, according to ICMR.(Pratham Gokhale/HT File Photo)
A hospital staff preparing for coronavirus testing in a hosptial in Pune. The government issued guidelines for private labs to test for Covid-19 caused by the Sars-Cov-2 virus, on March 21, 2020, and 60 private laboratories applied for mandatory registration on Sunday, according to ICMR.(Pratham Gokhale/HT File Photo)

Coronavirus Update: Private labs roped in, mass testing still far away in India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Currently, 116 government laboratories have been approved to test for Covid-19. The private laboratories will add to the country’s testing capacity.
Ekta Kapoor and Rich Chadha discussed a tweet made by comedian Aditi Mittal about people running away from coronavirus quarantines.
Ekta Kapoor and Rich Chadha discussed a tweet made by comedian Aditi Mittal about people running away from coronavirus quarantines.

Richa Chadha, Ekta Kapoor debate if comedian Aditi Mittal’s tweet is politicising coronavirus pandemic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST
Richa Chadha and Ekta Kapoor have been tweeting about their opinions on Aditi Mittal’s tweet about people who run away from hospitals amid coronavirus quarantines.
Photo used for representational purpose only(HT File)
Photo used for representational purpose only(HT File)

Primary classes of Delhi’s Kendriya Vidyalayas to remain closed till March 31 due to coronvirus

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 08:27 PM IST
The Delhi government has also announced suspending primary classes of all schools till March 31 in view of coronavirus scare.
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