Unlike Sheth, other denizens feel such a charge is completely uncalled for! Smriti Chhabra, who is the founder of a community of Gurugrammers, says, “Some doctors are also charging extra for PPE gear, which they are asking the patients to wear during check up. We understand that it’s an additional cost for salons, to add to their consumables to run their operations. But why are the customers being charged for it? And if they are charging it, then there should be a capping on the amount as it shouldn’t pinch the customers visiting them.” … [Read more...] about Now paying: Covid-19 protection fee for salon services?
China will soon start putting together its first manned space station. A total of 11 Long March 5B, Long March 7 and Long March 2F missions will put the station's major components into orbit and transport astronauts there to assemble the station, which is expected to become fully operational around 2022 and operate for about 15 years. … [Read more...] about Items sent into space on new craft returned to owners
Members working under a district-level migrant workers’ welfare committee say the revised figure of migrant workers in Kozhikode district has been a matter of big surprise for them for many reasons. According to them, the strange fact was that more than 50% of the total migrant workers in the district had been staying here without registering their names. … [Read more...] about 40,000 migrants in Kozhikode waiting to return home
The return to action is one of the first after pro tennis tours were suspended in early March as countries went into lockdown to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament
Labour economist, K R Shyam Sundar, professor at XLRI - Xavier School of Management in Jamshedpur, said states might err in having more unskilled workers, but the skill mix will change over time. … [Read more...] about Returning migrants: Boon or bane for states?