Pakistan in New Zealand | Pakistan players to face less restrictions: Report

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not allowed families to accompany the players and officials, but according to a report, there will be less restrictions for the touring squad this time around compared to England. The 50-strong Pakistan cricket contingent, which is heading to New Zealand on Monday for a T20 and Test series next … Read more Pakistan in New Zealand | Pakistan players to face less restrictions: Report

Habas worried about injuries to players

He says restrictions and lack of practice could exacerbate situation. The various restrictions in place in the bio-security bubble that Indian Super League teams are complying with, has increased the risk of injury to players, feels Antonio Lopez Habas the coach of defending champion ATK Mohun Bagan. As the teams enter their final round of … Read more Habas worried about injuries to players

How a short film with a nonagenarian actor became possible during lockdown

Working on ‘Can you hear me’ amidst the restrictions that COVID-19 had imposed was an immense learning experience, says first-time filmmaker Krishnakumar Balasubramanian. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented filmmakers with a fresh set of challenges — from not being able to shoot at all, to more guarded shooting after the relaxation of the lockdown. But … Read more How a short film with a nonagenarian actor became possible during lockdown

UK shuts pubs early to fight worrying coronavirus rise – Times of India

LONDON: The UK government on Tuesday tightened restrictions to stem a rising tide of coronavirus cases, ordering pubs in England to shut early and abandoning calls for people to return to the workplace to help kickstart the battered economy. Britain is following Europe in facing a second wave of infection and Prime Minister Boris Johnson … Read more UK shuts pubs early to fight worrying coronavirus rise – Times of India

India, Philippines Ease Rules amid Covid-19 Pandemic; Bali Reopens to Tourists after Months-long Lockdown

An airport officer, center right, welcomes a passenger on his arrival at Bali airport, Indonesia on Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) After the nationwide lockdown was largely lifted, lockdowns now remain only in areas that are hot spots of infection and are decided by state and territory governments. Associated Press New Delhi … Read more India, Philippines Ease Rules amid Covid-19 Pandemic; Bali Reopens to Tourists after Months-long Lockdown

Lockdown curbs will be eased partially in Chennai from Monday

While Tamil Nadu will witness a complete lockdown on Sunday, with the closure of all shops and the suspension of all services barring medical services and milk supply, Chennai will see a partial relaxation of curbs from Monday. The ongoing total lockdown in Madurai city and its surrounding areas will be extended till July 12. … Read more Lockdown curbs will be eased partially in Chennai from Monday