Tag: Covid-19 Lockdown

New Zealand’s Auckland starts second COVID-19 lockdown in a month

Auckland: New Zealand`s biggest city Auckland woke up on Sunday morning to a second lockdown in a month as health authorities try to rein in a coronavirus cluster of the more contagious UK variant. The seven-day lockdown, announced late Saturday by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, follows a three-day stay-at-home order in mid-February after a local […]

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Centre Allows 100% Occupancy in Cinema Halls and Theatres From February 1, Releases New SOPs

Image for representation. A worker sanitises a cinema hall ahead of its re-opening. In its last set of guidelines issued earlier this month, the government had allowed cinema halls, which were previously permitted to house people at 50% of their seating strength, to operate at a higher capacity. News18.com NEW DELHI Last Updated: January 30, […]

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‘The ration helped us survive the pandemic… The children didn’t go hungry’

“It is the only good thing that happened this year. We got food which lasted for a while… We didn’t go hungry. The ration helped us survive this (pandemic),” says Meena Devi over the phone from Musahari tola in Badbilla village in Bhagalpur district. Back in July, the 35-year-old was irate, fighting every day for […]

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Every week of lockdown increases binge drinking, says new study

Washington: Harmful drinking among adults increases the longer they spend at home in lockdown, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. The research, based on a survey of nearly 2,000 over-18s in the US, is the first to highlight the relationship nationally between hazardous drinking and life […]

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कोरोना काल में बांग्लादेश में घरेलू हिंसा में आई तेजी और बढ़े बाल विवाह के मामले

कोरोना लॉकडाउन से अब दुनिया धीरे-धीरे बाहर निकल रही है. कोरोना के चलते जब पूरी दुनिया लॉकडाउन की वजह से घरों में कैद थी तो जहां एक तरफ उन्हें कई दिक्कतों का सामना करना पड़ा तो वहीं ऐसा देखा गया है कि इस दौरान तेजी के साथ पारिवारिक कलह Source link

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