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Celebrating your child’s birthday during the lockdown

Schools are shut, attractions are shut and looks like we will go into official lockdown anytime. During this coronavirus outbreak, we are doing everything we can to get through day by day. I have got my thinking cap on and

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Japan’s coronavirus lockdown strips exotic dancer of her savings

TOKYO: Exotic dancer Aya Yumiko has been living off her savings since March waiting for the bars and clubs in Tokyo where she performs in burlesque shows to reopen. But a decision by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week to

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London bus stop turns art gallery to cheer up people during lockdown

A London bus stop has been transformed into a children’s art gallery by a local resident who wanted to brighten the drudgery of lockdown life, creating a colourful community hub amid the anxiety and isolation of the Covid-19 pandemic. A

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Nigeria to begin ‘phased and gradual’ easing of lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja

LAGOS: Nigeria will begin a “phased and gradual” easing of more than four weeks of lockdowns in the national capital and the largest city on May 4, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address on Monday. Lagos and Ogun states

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Quarantined alone in school, Indian woman gang raped

NEW DELHI: An Indian woman was allegedly gang raped in a school in the desert state of Rajasthan where she had been quarantined for a night by the police amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a police official said on Sunday.

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Coronavirus lockdown: Shopping robots deliver free groceries to NHS workers

A fleet of robots on wheels that deliver shopping in the English town of Milton Keynes have seen their popularity surge as residents are stuck indoors due to Covid 19 lockdown. The robots, which come up roughly to an adult’s

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India reports biggest one-day coronavirus spike as lockdown eased

India has recorded its biggest single-day spike in coronavirus cases as the government eased one of the world’s strictest lockdowns to allow some manufacturing and agricultural activity to resume. An additional 1,553 cases were reported over 24 hours, raising the

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Covid 19: LinkedIn offers free job postings for frontliners

Job postings for critical roles in healthcare are rising around the world, including in Malaysia. The healthcare sector is seeking professionals including doctors and nurse in the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has announced

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Russian regions join coronavirus lockdown as toll rises

MOSCOW : More than a dozen Russian regions including the city of St Petersburg introduced a partial lockdown on Monday after Russia recorded its biggest one-day rise in coronavirus cases for the sixth day in a row. Prime Minister Mikhail

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Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown until Easter as new cases fall

ROME: Italy’s government on Monday said it would extend its nationwide lockdown measures against a coronavirus outbreak, due to end on Friday, at least until the Easter season in April, as the number of new infections declines.A bicycle is seen

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