LOCKDOWN

  • Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown September 21, 2014

    Freetown, Sierra Leone: Volunteers going door to door during a threeday lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages. Samuel Turay, 21, said on Sunday that people in poorer neighborhoods of the capital, Freetown, were upset that handouts of...
  • Sierra Leone to have lockdown amid Ebola crisis September 6, 2014

    Freetown, Sierra Leone: A Sierra Leone government spokesman says the country is going to put the entire country into lockdown for three days later this month to try to stop the spread of Ebola. Abdulai Bayraytay said on Saturday that the government will order people to stay inside their homes on...
  • US: Schools in two other Connecticut towns in lockdown December 18, 2012

    Schools in two Connecticut towns were in lockdown on Monday, the first day children returned to class since Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. All schools in Ridgefield, Connecticut, were in lockdown because of a suspicious person who might be armed, police said. In nearby Redding, schools were...
  • UB Group will fund Kingfisher' revival: Sources October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In the latest twist to the Kingfisher Airlines crisis, sources on Friday said that the money to revive the cashstrapped airline will come from Vijay Mallya's UB Group as there is no investor available in the near term. Kingfisher CEO Sanjay Aggarwal met the Directorate General of Civil...
  • Kingfisher staff protests outside Mumbai airport October 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Nearly 70 staffers of the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines began protesting outside the Mumbai airport on Monday morning demanding payment of salaries. Their protest march will end at Kingfisher House which is adjacent to the airport. The protesting staff members said that the management had communicated with them so far...