New Delhi/IBNS: The government has decided to throw open the gates of all monuments across the country, including the world-famous Taj Mahal, from July 6, as the country gradually steps out of lockdown even as many states continue to clamp restrictions due to rising coronavirus cases.
New Delhi/IBNS: If you are looking for an opportunity to engage your children during this lockdown crisis or want to showcase your kid's talent to the world, let them join the online art competition being hosted by the Dekhi-based Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA).
New Delhi/UNI: Central Board for School Education (CBSE), on Wednesday, sought to nip speculation regarding cancellation of Class 10 exams, clarifying that there had been no change in the board's decision regarding holding of the remaining exams for class 10 and 12.
Amidst a scary predicament, the world is currently passing through, the internet has emerged to be the sole connector in the new normal of social distancing. At a time when heads of the countries across the globe are constantly preaching the one mantra of social distancing, essentially demanding people to shrug off socialising, internet happens to unleash freshness in the lives of otherwise bored and quarantined social animals.
Kolkata/IBNS: Due to restrictive measures on Zoom app use imposed by the Government of India, Behala College in south Kolkata started online digital classroom for its students, using its own server, recently.
Kolkata/IBNS: After the extended lockdown 2.0 was announced in India, Bengali language users went viral on the ShareChat platform with various challenges to do during the Quarantined phase of their lives.
Kolkata/IBNS: At a time when COVID-19 has imposed long-term restrictions on most activities, bookstore and lifestyle chain, Starmark, has been trying to reach out to its clientele with various online activities which may help provide some relief from stress and help stimulate their creative interests.
As the Coronavirus pandemic ravages the world and people are locked down in houses, they are looking anew at places in houses and buildings long dismissed as being ‘just there’, Ranjita Biswas writes
You know all of those things that you say you would do "if only you had the time"? Are you doing them now? If not, what are you doing? While the situation at hand is unfortunate, it has left a lot of people with a lot of time on their hands that they didn't have before. So what are people doing with that time? I'm sure most of us would like to think that we could finally use this time to knock some things off of that "if I only had the time" list. But are we? What exactly are people doing while bored in quarantine?
Imphal: The entire nation waited with bated breath on Tuesday morning for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message on lockdown-issue as India fights the deadly coronavirus pandemic.