A day in the life of India amid the COVID-19 lockdown

India entered the second week of its 21-day lockdown meant to check the spread of the coronavirus, on April 01, 2020. The past week has been one of uncertainty for a large section of the workforce engaged as migrant workers, many of whom were seen walking to their homes with transportation suspended....

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Coronavirus outbreak: Scenes from all over India during the lockdown.

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India holds 14-hour coronavirus lockdown

Nearly a billion Indians stayed indoors on Sunday, heeding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to citizens to self-isolate as authorities battle to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.At least 324 people so far have contracted the disease while four have died in India, according to official...

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World races to contain coronavirus

The World Health Organization described the coronavirus pandemic as the "defining global health crisis of our time" and urged countries to test all suspected cases of COVID-19.Globally, more than 168,000 have been infected and about 6,600 have died. Almost 80,000 people have recovered from the infection,...

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Coronavirus causes empty stadiums, cancelled matches

The coronavirus pandemic has shredded the global sporting calendar, with men's tennis shut down for six weeks, top European football leagues placed on hold, the National Hockey League (NHL) in the United States suspended, Major League Baseball's (MLB) opening day postponed and the Formula One season...

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A hint of spring in Europe

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International Women’s Day around the world

International Women's Day - marked annually on March 8 - is a global event to celebrate and support women's rights, while calling for more gender equality.The first observance of Women's Day on a national level took place in New York on February 28, 1909. It was marked on March 8 in several European...

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Students play with colors at Patna Women’s College.

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Friday prayers amid coronavirus outbreak in Middle East

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The impact of coronavirus on Italy’s tourism

As numerous coronavirus cases in other European countries are traced back to Italy, travel warnings for the 11 Italian towns that have been on lockdown have been issued.The impact is also hurting areas of Italy barely touched by the virus.Italy’s tourism federation, Assoturismo, said up to 90 percent...

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