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India doesn’t have clear social distancing rules. Citizens must chip in

Learning from other nations, can we not, for instance, say we will physically meet members from another household only for essential purposes, like care-giving, and forsake physical interaction for all other avoidable purposes?

While the physical distancing guidelines related to public spaces are well understood by people in India, adherence to the guidelines is another question. The guidelines on large public gatherings and congregations are clear — they are prohibited, as was observed during the Ganesh Charturthi and Moharram festivals.(Sunil Ghosh/HTphoto)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 08:39 PM IST
ByPayal S Kapoor

Japan announces emergency loan for India to fight Covid-19 pandemic

This is the largest amount of financial assistance announced by any country so far to support India’s response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Japanese ambassador Satoshi Suzuki (in pic) and CS Mohapatra, additional secretary in India’s department of economic affairs exchanged notes regarding the provision of the yen loan for the response to the Covid-19 emergency.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

A ‘new normal’ is in the offing. Ensure a balance| Analysis

Prioritise controlling the spread of Covid-19, strengthening health services, and supporting each other to stay healthy

Mobilise the full power of a whole-of-government, whole-of-society approach(PTI)
Published on May 12, 2020 06:25 PM IST
ByPoonam Khetrapal Singh

US CDC provides $3.6 million to support Covid-19 response in India

This initial tranche of funding from the CDC aims to strengthen and support the Indian government’s efforts to increase laboratory capacity for SARS-COV-2 testing, including molecular diagnostics and serology, said a statement issued by the US embassy on Tuesday.

The CDC will work with local partners to assist in the development of a strong public health workforce to support India’s capacity to respond to the current pandemic and future threats. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 12, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Here’s why restaurants need to be careful about food contamination

According to this study, a single food-borne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining.

Many restaurants may not realise how much even just a single foodborne illness outbreak can cost them and affect their bottom line(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 16, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By
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