New modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) underscores that point, as it noted, “We are planning for a reasonable worst case scenario comprised of a large ‘Fall Peak’ followed by ongoing ‘Peak & Valleys’ in which resource demands intermittently exceed the health and/or public health system’s capacity to manage.” … [Read more...] about Covid-19: Canadian healthcare authorities plan for a resurgence of cases this fall
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Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who was rarely seen in a face mask when chairing Friday's cabinet meeting, on the same day tweeted a photo of him wearing a face mask in response to #WearAMask challenge launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), and called on "more and better work" in the battle against the pandemic. Enditem … [Read more...] about Rwanda reports daily surge in new COVID-19 cases after seeing downward trend
It helps that I perceive my digital fast as a restricted diet — just like eliminating dairy, wheat or sugar, these are another form of toxins. It is unreal to obliterate social media completely, but the unnecessary elements can be weeded out. I remember a conversation I had years back with beauty blogger Ankita Chaturvedi. It was after I received negative feedback about my appearance on YouTube (gosh, I completely forgot I was on that too!). Like me, she had restricted comments on her videos. “I get to choose who comes to my house; if the guests are rude, then I have every right to show them the door,” she said. … [Read more...] about Is digital fasting the new wellness trend?
Over the past few months, enterprises have either had to change their overall business model or introduce strategies to cater to the affected markets, thus resulting in new trends that are here to stay As markets begin to open gradually, a growing number of consumers are rewriting the retail story along with businesses, thus redefining the Indian retail landscape. Key factors to these developing trends are the evolving consumer behaviour coupled with tech-enabled trends. Let's take a look at some of the key retail trends that are here to stay: HYGIENE AND SANITATION shopping experience. SHOUT-OUT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES The pandemic has taught us quite a few lessons, but nothing as pertinent as the dependency on our local neighbourhood shops and stores. While businesses hit a roadblock during the initial lockdown phase, local businesses were a ray of hope to the city as they stepped up their game. Small stores have been able to home deliver goods. These local enterprises have for … [Read more...] about Advertorial: Bangalore Future Positive: Rewriting retail
Aditi Nayar, Principal Economist, ICRA Ltd, said that this trend of recovery in exports is likely to strengthen in the coming months, as demand for non-oil, non-gold imports start to normalise, gold imports gather steam around the festive/marriage months, and crude oil demand and prices stabilise at a moderate level. … [Read more...] about Exports contract 10.21% in July; trade deficit narrows to $4.83 bn