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Coronavirus: Face masks mandatory for Uber passengers and drivers

Ride-sharing giant Uber is to make it mandatory for passengers and drivers to wear face coverings from Monday in the UK. The minicab app firm said it was taking measures “to help everyone stay safe” and had introduced measures to give drivers access to protective equipment. Face coverings will become compulsory on public transport and in hospitals in England from ...

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Nothing for newspaper industry in FY 21 budget

The proposed budget fetches no good news for the Newspaper industry as the Finance Minister did not pay heed to the demand of the publishers in his budget proposal. News publishers have been struggling with corona pandemic to survive the traditional media to deliver most accurate information at people’s doorsteps. Ahead of fiscal year 2020-21budget, Newspapers Owners Association of Bangladesh ...

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Bank of England ‘ready to act’ as economy shrinks record 20pc

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has said he will be “ready to take action” to help the UK economy weather the coronavirus crisis. He was speaking after figures showed that the country’s economy shrank by 20.4% in April – the largest monthly contraction on record – as the country spent its first full month in lockdown, BBC reported. The ...

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£7 MILLION FOR NEW COALITION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN’S CHARITIES

£7.27m to provide digital and face-to-face support for Children  impacted by coronavirus Coal ition of charities to work across the country to identify Childre most at risk Chi ldren’s Minister: We must widen the safety net for vulnerable chi ldren A ‘coalition of charities’ will help vulnerable children most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic with online counselling, therapy and face-to-face ...

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Call to use hot water treatment plant in postharvest mango

Substantial and sustainable adoption and use of hot water treatment plants can be the vital means of reducing postharvest losses of mangoes due to conventional and unscientific handling practices. The traditional practices cause huge loss of mangoes at different stages of the supply chain every year but the losses can be reduced to an acceptable level qualitatively and quantitatively through ...

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Morrisons’ Living is Giving Campaign Success

    Morrisons’ Living is Giving Campaign is a yearly charitable campaign that runs every Ramadan. This year Morrisons partnered with Rubicon Juices, Surya Foods, KTC Edibles, Sara Food International, Cofresh Foods, FUDCO, AIB Foods, Pakeeza Dairies, INDUS Foods, Shazans and Badshah Basmati for the Living is Giving Campaign. The campaign ran at all Morrisons branches and allowed customers to ...

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Fish import to play vital role in economy: Minister

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Thursday said that fisheries is an important sector as fish import would make extensive contribution in the economy. “The ministry is working to achieve that target where approximately 80 lakh people are currently involved directly or indirectly,” he said after releasing 800 kilograms of minnows in the lake of National Zoo at ...

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Coronavirus: Airlines set for ‘worst’ year on record

The plunge in travel caused by the coronavirus will drive airline losses of more than $84bn (£66bn) this year, a global industry group has warned. The International Air Transport Association, which has 290 member airlines, said revenues would drop to $419bn, down 50% from 2019. That is steeper than initially forecast and comes despite recent signs that travellers are returning ...

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US unemployment sees surprise improvement in May

The US labour market improved unexpectedly in May raising hopes that economic damage tied to the pandemic will be less harmful than feared. The unemployment rate fell to 13.3%, down from 14.7% in April, as businesses started hiring again. Firms in the food, construction and health care sectors took on staff, BBC reported. In total, employers added 2.5 million jobs, ...

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Combating COVID-19: How to mobilize your business online

The impact of COVID-19 has been sudden, severe, and looks set to last. The battle to contain and ultimately overcome the pandemic will be long and challenging; many people are already suffering catastrophic personal loss, and the global consensus is that the situation will continue to get worse before it gets better. But it isn’t the only the human cost ...

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