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
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 08:14 AM IST
- As new coronavirus variants increase infection cases worldwide, Google doodle spread awareness about wearing a face mask, washing hands and practising social distancing at the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic through its animated homepage this Tuesday
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 10:14 AM IST
- Seeing a surge with the more contagious British variant of Covid-19 before the Easter Holidays, Norway tightens restrictions on travel to prevent coronavirus from spreading
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 01:01 PM IST
New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students 3 feet apart — half of the previous recommended distance — could offer a way to return more of the nation's children to classrooms with limited space.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 06:12 AM IST
“With more and more people vaccinated each day, we are starting to turn a corner,” said CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 06:17 PM IST
- After nearly a year of being extremely cautious amid Covid-19 pandemic, is it safe to roam around without wearing a mask and forget social distancing when resuming fitness classes, running errands or going grocery shopping after receiving coronavirus vaccine? Here's what the experts have to say
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 07:33 AM IST
- A recently published study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has shown that maintaining social distance is more beneficial for individuals on a personal level and not just for the society on a larger scale.
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:16 AM IST
As South Korea witnesses a large fourth wave of infections caused by the more transmissible British and South African coronavirus variants with 39 confirmed cases, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun orders a revamp of social distancing guidelines
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:22 PM IST
As Covid-19 vaccines are being rolled out, the scientists said a threat to vaccine effectiveness comes from other emerging strains, both existing as well as those yet to come.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 12:59 PM IST
- UP Board students reporting at their examination centres for practical exams to be held between February 3 and 22 will witness unprecedented steps aimed at keeping them safe from the pandemic.
By Ramesh Babu
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:08 AM IST
“It is a good beginning. But it is not the time to lower our guard,” Dr Jose Chacko Periappuram said. The government has warned recipients of the vaccine to ensure that the virus doesn’t spread before the second dose of the vaccine is given.
Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:36 PM IST
The study said protective measures like face mask and face shield effectively reduce the leakage and reach of the sneeze within 1ft3ft. However, they do not completely stop the leakage of smaller droplets, it said.
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Even as society struggles with the demands of and the need to maintain social distancing, a modified nursery rhyme set to the tune of the popular ‘Ringa-Ringa-Roses’ is helping young students in schools to understand the need and the importance of social etiquette and the need to maintain social distancing.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary and Priyanka Sahoo
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Social distancing, temperature checks, sanitisation and face masks are a priority as colleges prepare to resume classes on campus after a hiatus of over eight months.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Haridwar/Mussoorie/Haldwani/Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 06:59 PM IST
Anand Bharadwaj, chief education officer of Haridwar district said that students mandatorily wore face masks and were asked to bring water bottles from their homes only.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 03:37 PM IST
The penalty will also be charged if social distancing is not maintained, face mask not worn or not worn properly by the participants, arrangements of screening and hygiene not made or number of participants are more than 100, states the notification.
By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 07:00 PM IST
The new campaign by SBI Card urges you to bring #ContactlessKhushiyan to your loved ones, while maintaining social distancing in these unprecedented times.
Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 07:05 AM IST
A healing word from each of the five continents, picked for our peculiar times
Covid-19 likely to become a seasonal disease, scientists call for public health measures to control the virus
Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 02:40 PM IST
The public will need to learn to live with Covid-19 and continue practicing the best prevention measures including wearing of masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene and avoidance of gatherings: Study
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 06:01 PM IST
At least 110 trains would run from Monday to Saturday between 8 am and 7 pm in the north-south corridor while 72 trains would run in the east-west corridor and there would be no service on Sundays, said an official.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the state, Patnaik expressed concern over instances of small traders, roadside vendors flouting Covid guidelines.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 09:43 AM IST
The masks don’t need to be high-end ones such as N-95, cloth masks will do just fine, says the university which has done the modelling of the viral outbreak.
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Vishal Joshi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Eight staff members of the institute are in home quarantine though none of them has a serious health condition, more reports awaited; cases started surfacing after Independence Day function on campus where Covid guidelines were flouted
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 11:45 PM IST
Most smaller mandals and residential complexes have built artificial ponds within their society premises in order to ensure that people don’t crowd near larger water bodies for immersion (visarjan).
New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 03:56 PM IST
The clarification from Railways came after senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh had stated that the price of platform tickets had been exorbitantly raised from Rs 3 in the Congress rule to Rs 50 by the incumbent BJP government.
Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2020 09:19 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that more examination centres should be established if the need arises.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 11:55 AM IST
The man uses a system created with cycle rickshaw parts, a rope and a bowl for collection of items and exchange of money.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Interestingly, the three monkeys are seen keeping a safe distance from each other throughout the video.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 04:06 PM IST
The new measures, which include lowering crowd limits at public events to 100 people indoors and 200 people outdoors, could be sufficient to avoid further restrictions and to ensure children can return to school en masse in September.
Yarmouth, Maine | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:34 PM IST
People are looking for something to do and a safe place to go, at a time when the pandemic has raised safety concerns and limited recreational opportunities. Oceans, lakes and ponds are good places for people to socially distance while having fun at the same time.