South Korea to extend tightened quarantine measures

South Korea on Friday announced its decision to extend the tightened quarantine measures for three more weeks amid an resurgence of new Covid-19 cases. Continue Reading

The changing world of  work in India

With an aim to understand how the work sphere is changing in response to Covid-19 and what are some of the challenges and opportunities it brings with it, UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and Pearson recently came together to organise a virtual Roundtable session on “The Changing world of Work in India: Needs, Challenges and Opportunities”. Continue Reading

Chinese mainland reports 144 new Covid-19 cases

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 144 new Covid-19 cases, of which 135 were locally transmitted and the rest nine arrived from outside, the National Health Commission said on Friday. Continue Reading

Stricter lockdown restriction likely on the way: UK PM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that tougher lockdown restrictions were probably on the way as COVID-19 cases keep rising, but that schools were safe places and children should continue to attend where permitted. Continue Reading

With covid-19 cases coming down in Chennai, focus shifts to districts

With Covid-19 cases consistently coming down in Chennai, Health department is now focussing more on other districts in the State, which are witnessing a surge in the number of infections. Continue Reading

Malls open doors amid concerns raised by health experts

Shopping malls, religious places, hotels and restaurants have reopened in most states from today, after more than two months of sustained shut down as part of government’s Unlock 1.0 plan to reopen several economic activities that were earlier restricted due to novel coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading