Japan to further ease Covid-19 entry curbs but not for tourists

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Japan is considering allowing more foreigners into the country for longer stays starting as early as next month, while keeping the Covid-19 entry curbs in place for tourists, the Asahi newspaper reported on Wednesday. In an effort to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Japan has adopted some of the strictest travel restrictions in … Read more Japan to further ease Covid-19 entry curbs but not for tourists

3M Explores $3.5 Billion Sale Of Food Safety Unit – Bloomberg News

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Industrial conglomerate 3M Co is working with advisers on the sale of its food safety business, Bloomberg News reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-22/3m-said-to-explore-3-5-billion-sale-of-food-safety-division?srnd=premium on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The unit, which makes products for pathogen testing and allergen detection, could fetch about $3.5 billion (£2.75 billion), the report said. … Read more 3M Explores $3.5 Billion Sale Of Food Safety Unit – Bloomberg News

Global Shares Fall Sharply, Investors Seek Safety As COVID-19 Cases Rise

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LONDON: Markets turned risk-averse on Monday and European shares hit their lowest in seven weeks as rising COVID-19 infection rates in Europe prompted renewed lockdown measures, casting doubt over economic recovery. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was down 0.8% at 1113 GMT. … Read more Global Shares Fall Sharply, Investors Seek Safety As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Focus on safety, preparations afoot for low-key Durga puja

Focus on safety, preparations afoot for low-key Durga puja

With just about a month to go for Durga puja – the biggest annual extravaganza in West Bengal – preparations have begun across the city, albeit at a lower scale this time, as organisers chalk out safety plans to avoid further spread of Covid-19. Samajsebi Sangha in south Kolkata, known for its thought-provoking marquee themes … Read more Focus on safety, preparations afoot for low-key Durga puja

Centre Has Launched Nationwide Safety App For Women In Distress: Minister

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112 India Mobile App: Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani shared the info in Parliament New Delhi: The Central government has launched the 112 Emergency Response Support System or ERSS and App, which provides for a single number (112) based assistance in emergencies to women in distress. Union Minister of Women and Child Development … Read more Centre Has Launched Nationwide Safety App For Women In Distress: Minister

WHO Urges Safety For Health Workers Bearing Brunt Of Coronavirus

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Health workers account for around 14 percent of all Covid-19 cases. Geneva, Switzerland: Too many doctors and nurses are paying the ultimate price while battling Covid-19, the World Health Organization said Thursday as it launched a charter aiming to boost safety for health workers. The UN health agency said that the pandemic had exposed health … Read more WHO Urges Safety For Health Workers Bearing Brunt Of Coronavirus

Safety first, cautions WHO as 172 nations join Covid-19 vaccine distribution pl…

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Ahead of October 18 — the deadline to join Covax — an initiative to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccine — the World Health Organization said the race to develop Covid-19 vaccine should not lead to public fear. A total of 172 nations are now part of this global initiative. “We cannot risk having an … Read more Safety first, cautions WHO as 172 nations join Covid-19 vaccine distribution pl…

Want To Go To A Restaurant To Eat? Check These Safety Measures Issued By CDC

Want To Go To A Restaurant To Eat? Check These Safety Measures Issued By CDC

Keep these safety measures in mind while dining out. Highlights Many restaurants and bars have opened around us. CDC issues some guidelines for restaurants to ensure safety. Here are some safety tips you should know while dining out. After spending months quarantined at home, most of us want to venture out now and lead normal … Read more Want To Go To A Restaurant To Eat? Check These Safety Measures Issued By CDC

India Has One Of World's Better Air Safety Indicators: Union Minister

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Hardeep Puri said number of air misses has considerably come down (File) New Delhi: India has one of the better air safety indicators in the world as aircraft accidents in the country in 2019 were just 0.82 per million flights as compared to the global average of 3.02, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. … Read more India Has One Of World's Better Air Safety Indicators: Union Minister

New International Emission Standards & Safety Measures For Transport Vehicles

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MoRTH has announced that it has initated transformational programme to implement various new international emission standards along with safety measures for transport vehicles. | Updated: 41 minutes ago   Views View Photos The draft notification has been issued for electronic stability control systems for buses, The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) today announced … Read more New International Emission Standards & Safety Measures For Transport Vehicles