social distancing

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Kin of patients barred from entering KEM Hospital

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Kin of patients barred from entering KEM Hospital

The decision has been taken to aid social distancing measures

Pandemic must not rob the dead of dignity

Pandemic must not rob the dead of dignity

It is plain and clear that the body of a person who died of COVID-19 cannot transmit the infection to those who handle the body. MoHFW gu...Read More

Coronavirus in Bihar: Social distancing violated by police, RJD leaders in the state

Coronavirus in Bihar: Social distancing violated by police, RJD leaders in the state

Patna: Social distancing norms were thrown to the winds outside Rabri Devi’s official 10 Circular Road bungalow as the police thwarted RJ...Read More

Sport fans want action, never mind empty stands

Sport fans want action, never mind empty stands

A recent survey asking my Twitter followers' reaction to sport being played without spectators in the stadium revealed that 58% 'Just wan...Read More

FPJ Edit: A chaotic reopening of the skies

FPJ Edit: A chaotic reopening of the skies

The reopening of the domestic aviation sector on Monday was chaotic. After a break of two months, when all manner of air traffic was abru...Read More

Lockdown 4.0: Here's a proposed map for the state government to reopen Mumbai

Lockdown 4.0: Here's a proposed map for the state government to reopen Mumbai

Risk of infection remains and its spread cannot be contained but one has to learn to live in a new environment.

Actor Himansh Kohli flies from Mumbai to Delhi; purchases two plane tickets to 'minimise contact with anyone'

Actor Himansh Kohli flies from Mumbai to Delhi; purchases two plane tickets to 'minimise contact with anyone'

Two months after the suspension of domestic flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, the services resumed on Monday. Bollywood actor Hima...Read More

Are we paying the price for a premature lockdown?

Are we paying the price for a premature lockdown?

The method to "flatten the curve" was to isolate people in their own homes, observe social distancing, restrict movement. It was as if co...Read More

Thailand mall replaces elevator buttons with foot pedals

Thailand mall replaces elevator buttons with foot pedals

Once inside, the shoppers can find a series of seven pedals corresponding to the floors of the mall and parking along with two others for...Read More

Activist alleges BJP MLC defied social distancing norms

Activist alleges BJP MLC defied social distancing norms

A social activist on Thursday alleged that newly-elected BJP MLC Gopichand Padalkar violated social distancing norms while attending some...Read More

Coronavirus in Mira Bhayandar: Social distancing goes for a toss in MBMC Head Office

Coronavirus in Mira Bhayandar: Social distancing goes for a toss in MBMC Head Office

The government has been issuing advisories and urging all states to implement social distancing measures as a preventive strategy to cont...Read More

Six feet distancing not enough to stop virus transmission in light winds: Study

Six feet distancing not enough to stop virus transmission in light winds: Study

Researchers have found that the current social distancing guidelines of 6 feet may be insufficient because a mild cough occurring in low ...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: Goa International Airport implements steps to ensure social distancing norms

Latest coronavirus update: Goa International Airport implements steps to ensure social distancing norms

Chairs were seen placed at a distance following the social distancing protocols. Necessary precautions are being taken as Goa has recentl...Read More

Doctor adopts 'no touch, no contact' line to examine patients

Doctor adopts 'no touch, no contact' line to examine patients

To maintain physical distance with patients, Dr Abdul Khalique, a physician, has put up a curtain made of a transparent material at his c...Read More

Is it fair to hold PM Narendra Modi solely accountable for the collective failure of lockdown?

Is it fair to hold PM Narendra Modi solely accountable for the collective failure of lockdown?

Unlike the corporate and intellectual worthies, the Chief Ministers have not demanded for lifting of the lockdown for fear of uncontrolle...Read More

Airport authority issues guidelines for fliers; downloading Aarogya Setu app to be compulsory

Airport authority issues guidelines for fliers; downloading Aarogya Setu app to be compulsory

The guidelines by Airport Authority of India (AAI) lays down the rules one needs to follow while choosing to travel by air that includes ...Read More

Ban sale of smokeless tobacco products, spitting: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Ban sale of smokeless tobacco products, spitting: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has appealed to all states and UTs to ban sale of smokeless tobacco products and spitting ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: From allotting 1 minister for 3 wards to increasing bed capacity, here's what we know of the state govt's plans to curb COVID-19

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Here's what we know of the state govt's plan to curb COVID-19 in the city

Legislators, political party workers and activists and members of social and non-government organisations are being engaged and being imp...Read More

Workers at Salon in Gujarat's Kheda wear PPE kits while giving haircuts

Workers at Salon in Gujarat's Kheda wear PPE kits while giving haircuts

Customers were also seen taking necessary precautions and wearing face masks. Social distancing is being strictly complied with inside th...Read More

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