BPM companies are caught between mobility curbs and client protocol that disallows work-from-home. Experts are of the view that the Indian BPO industry faces significant challenges in the short and medium term due to the Covid-19 related restrictions. Analysts say companies face challenges in organising thousands of computers and internet connections to employees at short notice, impacting work.
Mercedes worked with engineers at the University College London and clinicians at University College London Hospital to adapt and improve a device that bridges the gap between an oxygen mask and the need for full ventilation. The device, known as continuous positive airway pressure, has been used extensively to deliver oxygen to the lungs of coronavirus patients.
Mariners aboard ballistic submarines are habitually spared bad news while underwater to avoid undermining their morale, say current and former officers who served aboard France's nuclear-armed subs. So any crews that left port before the virus spread around the globe are likely being kept in the dark about the extent of the rapidly unfurling crisis by their commanders until their return, they say.
Under the circumstances, the slew of welfare measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while very welcome, are simply too little too late. The assumption underpinning her announcement, that it will all be over in three months, is far from realistic.
This brings the total number of cases in the state to 124, putting Tamil Nadu behind Maharashtra and Kerala in terms of the total number of positive cases. Of the 57 cases, 50 were people who had attended the religious congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Dr Beela Rajesh said.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that all the pink, yellow and khaki ration card holders families in the State are being provided ration for the month of April 2020 free of cost. This would benefit more than 27 lakh beneficiaries and a sum of Rs 48 crore has been incurred on it.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the media to refer to an official portal, which will be created by the government within 24 hours to deal with updated corona related developments, and publish the official version about the developments.
While about 15 Odias are believed to have attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregating at Hazrat Nizamuddin now narrowed down as the common point of a significant COVID19 outbreak, a dozen of them were still at New Delhi.
The Telangana administration is estimating that over 1,000 people from the state might have attended a religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area. A search is on to identify people who came in contact with them following the death of 6 coronavirus patients who attended the meeting between March 13 and 15 died.
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