Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicSocial distancing

Topic: Social distancing

Where’s the sympathy for lonely young people hit by social distancing?

Younger people report higher rates of anxiety and depression when compared with the elderly, and the pandemic hasn’t changed that.

Delhi’s deserted monuments a delight for photographers now, but spell losses for vendors

All monuments under ASI have opened for visitors after almost 100 days. While 1,000-1500 people are allowed at most monuments, not more than 200 people are showing up.

This Eid al-Adha, fewer devotees crowd Jama Masjid to offer morning prayers

Eid al-Adha prayers at Delhi's Jama Masjid Saturday morning were quieter than in previous years as fewer people turned up at the mosque owing to Covid-19.

Australia’s Covid flare up shows govts are running out of options to stem the virus tide

The second lockdown in Melbourne is confirming suspicions that strict social distancing measures are becoming increasingly ineffective as the pandemic continues.

‘Self-imposed’ prevention measures, social distancing can stop second Covid wave, study says

Study published in PLOS Medicine says self-imposed prevention measures along with govt-imposed norms can 'delay the epidemic peak', flatten its curve and reduce attack rates.

Experience what taking a flight from Delhi to Ahmedabad is like during Covid, in photos

ThePrint documented their journey from the airport at Delhi to Ahmedabad, encountering thermal scanners, flight crew in PPE kits and social distancing at all times.

Let’s talk about how Tablighi Jamaat turned Covid hate against Muslims around

After all those days of hate, there was redemption for Tablighi Jamaat in the end. Some say it was in keeping with what Quran teaches.

Gyms will have to work up more of a sweat to bring people back as Covid restrictions ease

The new world of fitness will be characterised by social distancing, obsessively wiping down equipment and, for those who don’t want to brave the gym, sessions with a virtual coach at home.

Tracking mobiles shows social distancing helped slow Covid spread in US: Lancet study

The researchers used movement data from people's mobile phones as an indicator of social distancing.

Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja won’t be part of Ganpati festival this year due to Covid

The organisers of the Lalbaug mandal will run a blood and plasma donation drive instead, and honour Covid warriors and soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan.

On Camera

YourTurn

Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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