The order, which comes before the commencement of the highly-awaited Kumbh Mela, will come into effect from April 1.
2020 might have been strangest year to shift to Mumbai, a place that exemplifies maddening chaos, but one writer and his family found that even at its most isolating, the city’s life force seeps in.
After the discovery of the South African and Brazilian strains of coronavirus in the country, the government has issued a new set of travel guidelines.
Despite new federal mask mandates, pandemic safety measures lack enforcement, leaving the health of flight attendants and passengers up in the air. | By Johanna Read
Porches, courtyards, and ‘neutral grounds’ uphold the city’s sociability in a time of social distancing. | By Andrew Nelson
International passengers, including USA citizens, will have to ensure that the negative test result is from within three days of the departure date.
Struggling with pandemic shutdowns and lost revenue, galleries respond with innovative exhibits, online programmes, and safety protocols. | By Christine Spolar
COVID-19 jabs will eventually help tourism start again, but expect a trip full of immunity passports, mouthwash tests, and wary travellers. | By Johanna Read
2021 brings with a renewed sense of hope. But what does the new strain of the virus mean to the rest of the world?
Calling off, going virtual or open with precautions, here’s how Christmas markets are adapting to social distancing and other safety guidelines.