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COVID impact on travel more severe than 9/11, financial crisis: Boeing India

The commercial aviation industry has been perhaps one of the hardest-hit industries during the pandemic, and the recovery is expected to take longer because of the pandemic's...

Monash University develops test to detect COVID-19 in 20 mins

Current testing can take up to three days to return results.A blood test developed by Monash University can detect positive Covid-19 cases using blood samples in about...

When COVID-19 hits family back home

With (comparatively) fewer cases of the virus here in Australia, many of us have managed to keep the pandemic at an arm’s distance, remaining cautious yet optimistic...

Grandparent-grandchildren video calls are vital during COVID-19

Here are simple ways to improve them, write Christa Lam-Cassettari, Paola Escudero and Virginia Schmied
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Which face mask should I wear?

ABRAR AHMAD CHUGHTAI of UNSW, an expert in infectious diseases, on the different ways you can cover your face to protect yourself form infection
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Wipro, TCS and Tech Mahindra charter flights to India

Source: TwitterIndian IT companies Wipro, TCS, and Tech Mahindra have taken action to repatriate Indian employees living abroad. As a result, charter flights to India were arranged...

Dubai hospital waives Rs 1.52 cr COVID bill of Telangana worker

Odlana Rajesh was under treatment at the Dubai Hospital for over 2 and a half months.A hospital in Dubai has waived the Rs 1.52 crore bill of...
Infosys rescues stranded employees on chartered flights

Infosys arranges repatriation flights out of Australia

Infosys employees ready to go back to India on a chartered flightIn a quiet operation, Infosys has been arranging for chartered flights to take employees stranded in countries...

IIT-Kanpur develops UV device to disinfect room in 15 mins

At a time when the country is reeling under the shadow of coronavirus infection, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), has developed an Ultraviolet (UV) sanitising...
NSW announces funding for vulnerable temporary visa holders

NSW announces funding for vulnerable temporary visa holders

Today, the government announced $4 million in support funding to be used to help Temporary Visa Holders in need during the pandemic.