Early diagnosis, early quarantine and treatment are priorities in minimizing the number of infected patients who fall in serious conditions, said Hu Bijie with the Zhongshan Hospital affiliated to Fudan University, adding that the city has seen lower demand for ICU treatment lately. … [Read more...] about Chinese, South African experts exchange ideas on COVID-19 control
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While Earth may be covered in water, freshwater — the kind we care about — actually only represents 2.5 per cent of that. And almost 99 per cent of fresh water it is trapped in hard to reach places like glaciers and snowfields. In the end, less than one per cent of the planet’s water is actually available to fuel and feed the world’s 7.5 billion people. … [Read more...] about The approaching crisis: Is the world running out of water?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to 49 sports personalities that included the likes of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu and chess legend Viswanathan Anand as he urged them to keep spreading awareness as the world fights the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: In constant touch with foreign boards, says BCCI official
A 21-day nationwide lockdown and very high dependency on China has meant one of the bright spots in India’s manufacturing sector finds itself in severe stress. The chemical industry, a sector worth $163 billion, covering more than 80,000 commercial products, is now struggling. Much before the Covid-19 crisis, a strong year-on-year performance meant India's national investment promotion and facilitation agency, Invest India, forecasted that the domestic chemical industry is projected to reach $304 billion by 2025. But now, this ambitious target looks a far fetched dream. ET Digital reached out to some industry stakeholders, who held a unanimous view that both the outbreak and the lockdowns across factories and plants have severely throttled the domestic chemical manufacturing. More importantly, in their view, this will get further worsened due to disruption in supplies of raw material and capital goods etc. The Indian sector has long been dependent on China to critical source … [Read more...] about A $163 billion industry struggles to reduce its dependency on Chinese imports