As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after weeks of being under a coronavirus lockdown, the Dutch capital’s mood was lightened further Saturday by dashes of color from thousands of free bunches of tulips being handed out.

INDIA, May 23: India’s capital New Delhi will start relaxing its strict coronavirus lockdown next week if new cases continue to drop in the city, its chief minister said on Sunday.

PAKISTAN, March 14: Amid a third wave of the coronavirus that is gripping Pakistan’s largest province, Punjab, and the northern part of the country, Pakistani health and administrative authorities have imposed a partial lockdown in affected areas.

Diners in Malaysia can now enjoy restaurant meals from the safety and comfort of their vehicles after an eatery started a drive-in service for people eager to eat out during a coronavirus lockdown.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The mountaineering activities that had been suspended by the government for nearly five months have resumed from today.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Entrepreneurs have announced that they are resuming the public transportation service inside the Kathmandu Valley from coming Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal imported 424,397 tons of food stuff in the 100 days of the nationwide lockdown that has been in effect since March 24.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Private school operators have cancelled their protest programs, saying that the government is positive about fulfilling their demands.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The price of chicken in the Kathmandu Valley has escalated by around Rs 150 per kg to cross Rs 400 per kg in the past few months, which the traders blamed on a heavy fall in production during the nationwide lockdown. Along with chicken, the price of eggs has also soared in recent days.

Marking another milestone in France’s recovery from coronavirus lockdown, the Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors Thursday after its longest-ever closure in peace time: 104 days.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The government has listed out hotels across the Kathmandu Valley and other places that are available for quarantine service for migrant worker returnees who will be evacuated from abroad.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Amid widespread criticisms, the government has extended the deadline for the payment of individual and business taxes by two weeks.

SATARA, India, May 8: An Indian train killed 16 migrant workers who had fallen asleep on the track on Friday while they were heading back to their home village after losing their jobs in a coronavirus lockdown, police said.

ROME, March 10: The whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown until next month, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday, in an unprecedented and unexpected new attempt to beat coronavirus in Europe’s worst-affected country.