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Britain to quarantine travellers for 14 days: UK airlines association

The British government has told airlines it will introduce a 14-day quarantine period for most people arriving from abroad to try to avoid a second peak of the coronavirus pandemic, an association representing the airlines said on Saturday. Airlines UK, which represents British Airways, Easyjet and other British airlines, said the move required “a credible […]

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Mazda Motor: Mazda Motor seeks $2.8 billion in loans to ride out pandemic: Source

TOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp has sought loans totalling about 300 billion yen ($2.8 billion) from Japan’s three megabanks and other lenders to ride out the coronavirus epidemic, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Saturday. The megabanks – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Mizuho Financial Group – along […]

Business

leak: Gas leak fallout: CPCB asks industrial units across India to go for safety and hazard audit before resuming operations

File photo NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of two gas leak incidents this week, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked industrial units across the country to go for a “proper safety and hazard audit” of plants before resuming operations during lockdown 3.0 or post-lockdown period and instructed state pollution control boards for “immediate […]

Technology

You Can Now Buy Samsung Smartphones Right From Your Home: Here’s How

Strengthening its online-to-offline strategy, Samsung India on Thursday partnered digital payments platform Benow to enable consumers to buy Galaxy smartphones from their neighbourhood stores online. The new digital platform will also help thousands of offline retailers as more than 20,000 offline retailers have already signed up for the digital platform, the company said in a […]

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China’s Top Officer Said, Outbreak Big Test That Revealed China’s Shortcomings

China made an admission that their healthcare system wasn’t adequately prepared (Representational) Beijing: The coronavirus outbreak exposed “shortcomings” in China’s public healthcare system, a top health official admitted Saturday, saying that reforms are underway to improve the country’s disease prevention and control mechanisms. China has faced criticism both at home and abroad for downplaying the […]