US to lift curbs from November 8 for vaccinated foreign travellers: White House

The White House on Friday announced it will lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals effective Nov. 8, at land borders and for air travel. Curbs on non-essential travelers at land borders have been in place since March 2020 to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Reuters first reported the announcement earlier on Friday. Restrictions on … Read more

AMR is a threat to global development: Urgent multi-sectoral actions needed

The adverse repercussions of AMR are already being felt on the global and national realization of TB eradication. By Dr. Shibu Vijayan Alexander Fleming’s chance discovery of the first antibiotic – penicillin has shaped human history. It ushered in better health outcomes that subsequently enabled development. However, like many times in our human history, we … Read more

Weekend homework: Here’s what you can try amid the sense of normalcy that suddenly feels restored

I certainly hope the Ryes, Bourbons, Cabernets and Chardonnays that we all got to taste make their way into India soon. In my world, the Covid-19 pandemic is officially over. How else can I explain the sense of normalcy that suddenly feels restored? Life’s like what it was in 2018, just with the masks on. … Read more

Revenge travel? People are yearning to explore and travel more than ever before

Travelling is innate to humans and having spent time indoors people are yearning to connect, explore and travel more than ever before. By Sangita Bora The Covid-19 crisis has hit the tourism economy hard, with unprecedented effects on jobs and businesses. Tourism was one of the first sectors to be deeply impacted by the pandemic, … Read more

Reshuffle in Centre and four states signals BJP’s intent to beat anti-incumbency, bring fresh faces

Over the past few months, change has been the only constant within the BJP government at the Centre as well as states. By reshuffling the Union cabinet and bringing in new leaders in states, it is trying to rope in fresh faces into the ruling dispensation. On Saturday, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani joined counterparts … Read more

Requirement for dedicated WFH spaces redefines realty market

The resurgence of co-working culture has benefited both parties, the provider and the consumer, majorly because these spaces come at much lower rental when compared to conventional commercial offices. By Chetan Patel,  Covid-19 has laid a multi-faceted impact on all walks of life — the ramification, being most evident on the employment front. Increasing number … Read more

Solo travel, staycations and workations are strongly resonating with Gen-Zs, millennials: Pankaj Parwanda, goSTOPS

‘Gen Z and millennials are the driving force behind the USD 2 Billion Dollars shared economy that India currently enjoys.’ The one industry pandemic has shaken the most is the travel and hospitality sector. However, the drop in number of new cases has made tourism pick the pace a bit. New trends have emerged and … Read more

SC asks Amrapali home buyers to clear their dues, warns failure may result in cancellation of flats

The Supreme Court on Friday warned that the flat buyers of Amrapali Group who are not clearing their dues as per the payment plan should not be in any kind of delusion as their units can be cancelled and will be considered as unsold inventory. A special bench of Justice U U Lalit and Ajay … Read more

India-Russia friendship has stood test of time: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Friday that the India-Russia friendship has stood the test of time and noted the “robust” cooperation between the two countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, including in the vaccination programme. Addressing the plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), Modi said energy is another major pillar of the strategic … Read more

PUCHO launches AI-powered noise print anti-copy labels to protect drugs & medical device brands against counterfeits – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: PUCHO, an AI tech startup recently launched an AI-powered noise print anti-copy labels to eliminate counterfeit. The multi-lingual app is powered by Cypheme, a global artificial intelligence and brand protection solution to protect drugs and medical device brands against the growing menace of counterfeits. According to the Bengaluru-based company, PUCHO’s AI tech can … Read more