Around 10,000 cinemas closed about seven months ago following India's Covid-19 outbreak. Seats will now be separated, show timings staggered and online payment encouraged.
Ever since a young Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput, was found dead in his home, the Indian media has held Bollywood responsible for his untimely passing.
At least 20 people have died with many still buried under the debris of a three-storey building that collapsed in Bhiwandi town in the outskirts of Mumbai.
Consumers pending, private investments and exports all collapsed during the world's strictest lockdown imposed in late March to combat the pandemic.
One resident has been killed and more than 60 people have been pulled from the rubble after a five-storey apartment building collapsed near a slum district in Mahad.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
With more than 200,000 cases, Covid-19 infections are rising rapidly amongst India's 1.35 billion people as the country reopens following a strict nationwide lockdown imposed in March.
Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
But even though the non-profit's services cost as little as a few dollars, many in the teeming slums of the Indian megacity — ideal breeding grounds for the virus — cannot afford to use it.
India's film industry will take at least two years to recover financially from coronavirus pandemic, putting at risk tens of thousands of jobs, industry experts and insiders say.
The Indian actor who brought versatility and style to the movies he worked in dies after a prolonged battle with cancer, his publicist says. Khan was also a Hollywood regular with movies such as "Life of Pi" and "The Namesake".
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extended lockdown until May 3, but said there may be some easing of restrictions on people's movement after one week to help daily wage earners and agricultural workers.
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