Lockdown: News

10 Jul 2020


Here's how to make cheesy nachos at home

If you have been planning a movie night with family or friends at home, crispy and delicious cheese-loaded nachos would be the best accompaniment to keep your taste buds satisfied.

09 Jul 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath government announces lockdown in Uttar Pradesh: Details here

The Government of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced that a lockdown will be imposed in the state from 10:00 pm on July 10 to 5:00 am on July 13 to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

09 Jul 2020


How to make delicious veg hot dogs at home

Hot dog is an amazingly tasty grilled sandwich that is a favorite among the Americans.

08 Jul 2020


Lockdown in Patna from Friday; here's what will remain closed

In light of the rising number of coronavirus cases in Bihar's Patna, the district administration has decided to impose a week-long lockdown starting Thursday.

06 Jul 2020


Frogs as food: The heartbreaking tale of hungry Bhagalpur kids

The lockdown, imposed to stop the deadly coronavirus from spreading, had dire consequences — employees had to take pay cuts, laborers went out of work, businesses were shut, and uncertainty took over.

29 Jun 2020


Unlock 2.0 guidelines released: What's allowed and what's not

The central government on Monday unveiled guidelines for the second phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown, called 'Unlock 2.0'.

29 Jun 2020


As coronavirus cases rise, Maharashtra extends lockdown till July 31

The Maharashtra government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown till July 31. The ongoing restrictions were supposed to last until June 30.

29 Jun 2020


How to make delicious chocolate chip cookies at home

Chocolates are a gift to the mankind.

28 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Maharashtra lockdown will not be lifted after June 30

The coronavirus lockdown in Maharashtra will not be lifted after June 30, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

28 Jun 2020


How to make lip-smacking white sauce pasta at home

Made using pasta, some buttery white sauce and healthy veggies, white sauce pasta is a simple and delicious dish that is loved by people all around the world. What's more, it can be easily prepared at home.

27 Jun 2020

West Bengal

Lockdown: These regions have imposed restrictions beyond June 30

India looks forward to the second phase of easing lockdown restrictions, dubbed 'Unlock 2.0', even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. On Saturday, India reported a record spike in daily new cases, taking the total number of cases past 5 lakh.

Coronavirus: India adds 4 lakh cases in just 39 days

Till mid-May, India had reported a little over 1 lakh COVID-19 cases. The tally has now surpassed 5 lakh, i.e., in just a period of 39 days, India has added 4 lakh cases.

26 Jun 2020


Gurugram to be put under partial lockdown for two weeks

Some parts of Gurugram, Haryana, will be locked down for two weeks to tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, a report in The Times of India said on Friday.

26 Jun 2020


How to make mouth-watering jalebi at home

Jalebi is an Indian sweet dish that is immensely popular in North India.

25 Jun 2020


How to make delicious chole bhature at home

Chole bhature is popular all across India.

24 Jun 2020

Mahatma Gandhi NREGA

India witnesses job recovery, unemployment rate back to pre-lockdown era

Bruised by the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown, the Indian economy has shown few signs of recovery as the unemployment rate is reported to have returned to the pre-lockdown period.

21 Jun 2020


How to prepare a tornado potato at home

Tornado potato is a delicious dish that everyone loves to munch on.

20 Jun 2020

Narendra Modi

Modi launches Rs. 50,000 crore employment scheme for migrant workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scheme to create employment for migrant workers who returned home during the coronavirus lockdown.

18 Jun 2020

Narendra Modi

Decades of lockdown ends: PM launches auction of coal mines

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a two-stage electronic auction of coal blocks for commercial mining, saying this will make India self-reliant energy-wise, and help all sectors.

15 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu

Total lockdown in Chennai from June 19; details here

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to impose a complete lockdown in Chennai and parts of neighboring districts from June 19-30.

Drop cases against migrant workers, send them home, orders SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that migrant workers, stranded in different parts of the country due to the lockdown, must be identified and sent home within 15 days.

08 Jun 2020


As India 'unlocks', West Bengal extends lockdown till June 30

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the coronavirus lockdown in the state will be extended till June 30.

08 Jun 2020


Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.

06 Jun 2020


Players will commence fitness drills at home grounds: Bharat Arun

Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun stated that players will have to begin with running and other fitness drills at respective home grounds amid the nationwide lockdown.

SC gives governments 15 days to transport migrant workers home

The migrant workers, who are stranded across the nation, must be ferried back to their native states within 15 days, the Supreme Court told the federal and state governments on Friday while reserving the final order for Tuesday, June 9.

05 Jun 2020


Centre releases guidelines before opening of malls, restaurants, religious places

Malls, restaurants, hotels, and religious places will be re-opened from Monday (June 8), more than two months after they were shut to curtail coronavirus' transmission.

05 Jun 2020


Five amazing DIY projects you can try at home

DIY projects not only give you creative satisfaction, but can also help beautify your home.

04 Jun 2020

Rahul Gandhi

Because of "draconian lockdown" India flattened GDP curve: Rajiv Bajaj

Painting a grim picture of the battle against coronavirus, Bajaj Auto Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj said India didn't flatten the COVID-19 curve but ended up demolishing the GDP curve, all thanks to the lockdown which was imposed on March 25.

04 Jun 2020


Did India's lockdown really save lives?

The 1.3 billion population of India was put under an unprecedented lockdown in March, to reduce the transmission of coronavirus.

03 Jun 2020


Five cool DIY projects you should try

Just because you are a grownup, it doesn't mean you have to burden yourself with never-ending responsibilities and worries.

01 Jun 2020

Akshay Kumar

Did Akshay Kumar really book a chartered flight amid lockdown?

Akshay Kumar has had "enough of putting up with false reports".

01 Jun 2020

Health & Wellness

How to make tandoori paneer sandwich at home

For all the food lovers, the lockdown is nothing short of a curse.

31 May 2020


How to make a lip-smacking pizza at home

The lockdown has kicked in like a nightmare for all the food lovers out there.

31 May 2020


#NewsBytesExclusive: How Myntra and Amazon's deliverymen are dealing with coronavirus

The coronavirus-induced lockdown and the battered economy spelled doom for e-commerce giants in the last two months. With little to no deliveries, they generated far less revenue, and the restrictions left hundreds of deliverymen in the lurch.

31 May 2020


How to make apple jelly at home

As kids, we all loved apple jelly.

28 May 2020


How to make lip-smacking veg paneer roll at home

We Indians are born food lovers. And street food is one thing none of us can say no to.

28 May 2020


Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

Migrants' crisis: SC asks states to provide food, fund travel

Waking up to the massive humanitarian crisis being played out on Indian roads, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that states, where the migrant workers are staying, should provide them food, shelter, and other basic amenities.

28 May 2020


Preksha Mehta's father opens up about her suicide

The television fraternity faced a huge shock after actor Preksha Mehta committed suicide at the age of 25, earlier this week.

27 May 2020


Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be questioned by senior MPs at the Commons Liaison Committee for the first time since becoming PM.