“The package will not provide the one thing that airlines need – business,” Boyd said in a report Thursday. “Airlines are flying empty airplanes -– load factors in the teens or lower -- and this relief program is only going to extend the amount of time before the industry has to ground itself. A total or nearly-total temporary shutdown is in the cards, regardless of what Congress wants.” … [Read more...] about A sea of seats and just 11 flyers: airlines’ woes dwarf US aid
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Sharma called the police control room and narrated her ordeal following which two constables came to her residence and took the list of groceries and medicines and returned with supplies after an hour. They were carrying a dinner pack and even cooked food for her. “I was touched with this gesture, I refused to accept but they got the plate from the kitchen, served me food and water and left after I ate. They even washed my plate; this was beyond anything I could ever imagine,” she said. … [Read more...] about Gurugram Police helping seniors, women living alone restores faith in system
“In the initial days, we did not have COVID-19 personal protection equipment (PPE) kits and were using HIV PPE kits, which cover only the front of the body. Exposure to the infection is usually high in labs while collecting throat swabs, and with HIV PPE kits the risk was even more. Patients tend to cough and sneeze more while their throat swab is collected, putting us at risk. I did not want my family to be exposed to any infection,” he said. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: No family or personal life for these nurses
“If buying in moderation continues, as it is right now – which is elevated but not to the levels we saw last weekend – and with curtailing some store hours we’re every hopeful of dramatically improving our capacity in the next couple of days,” said Mr Banducci. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Coles, Woolworths shelves fuller as customers reduce stockpiling
“I am a very disciplined sleeper. I am in bed by 10.30 pm, two or three hours after dinner, having drunk a glass of warm water or warm milk and read a book (fiction) before sleeping. Then I wake up at 4 am for a morning run or yoga classes. I’m not particular about which side I sleep on, but when I get up, it’s on my left and I sit for two-three minutes before getting out of bed. After dinner, I walk my dogs for at least 30 minutes. For better sleep, I dip my feet in warm water for 10-15 minutes, do some yoga and Bhramari Pranayama, or drink valerian root tea.” … [Read more...] about The fashion edit: 10 ways to sleep in style!