“In such a situation, we do not have any other option but to seek your support and assistance in our battle for survival. Therefore, we request you to kindly support and assist us for at least the next six months,” the theatre workers said in their representation. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Assam theatre workers seek financial aid from govt.
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Hefty investments “Our work will come back on track only after the pandemic goes away. But people say it is here to stay,” said Manisha, 42, whose husband is a contractor. Whereas Kajal is now desperate to switch to an alternative profession, perhaps opening a boutique, for it will offer a stable income and reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 or STDs and harassment by the police. “But other professions will require hefty investments. Where will we get money during the pandemic?” she asked. … [Read more...] about Pandemic norms put Bhopal’s sex workers in a bind
SYDNEY: A surprise election victory for Australia's pro-coal ruling coalition may bode well for the Adani Group's long-delayed mega coal mine project, with the Group's country head saying the defeat of Labor Party in Queensland, where the project is based, is a clear message to get the project done.The opposition Labor Party leader Bill Shorten who took a firm stand against coal and mining has announced he is resigning after accepting defeat as his party fared poorly in Queensland, especially in mining communities in the north of the state.Adani Australia Chief Executive Officer Lucas Dow in a video message on the company's Twitter page said Queenslanders have sent a strong message and it is now time for the Queensland government to hear that message."Queenslanders are proud of their coal mining industry. They know it is an economic powerhouse that creates jobs and sustains their regions and also provides billions of dollars each year for the benefit of the State," he said.Dow also … [Read more...] about Australian election results bode well for Adani’s coal mine project
“Large numbers of labourers from eastern UP now want to join real-estate projects and we are arranging their transportation and employment in coming days, to help them earn livelihood and restore construction activities at project sites,” he said. … [Read more...] about Migrants who left during lockdown returning to construction work in Noida: Naredco
The researchers hypothesized that dry heat might be a method to meet all three criteria - decontamination, filtration, and fit - without requiring special preparation or leaving any chemical residue. They also wanted to find a method that would be widely accessible to people at home. They decided to test an electric cooker, a type of device many people have in their pantries. … [Read more...] about Electric cookers can be used to sanitise N95 masks, study reveals