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Implementing one-way customer traffic at retail stores can dramatically reduce COVID transmission: Study

Implementing one-way customer traffic at retail stores can dramatically reduce COVID transmission: Study

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Researchers in a study suggests that implementing one-way customer traffic at retail stores can dramatically reduce COVID-19 transmission. The study was conducted by Robert A. Shumsky, Laurens Debo, Rebecca M. Lebeaux, Quang P. Nguyen and Anne G. Hoen. The study...

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NASA renames Washington headquarters to honour 'hidden figures' scientist Mary Jackson

NASA renames Washington headquarters to honour 'hidden figures' scientist Mary Jackson

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): NASA has renamed its Washington headquarters after "hidden figures" Mary Jackson, the administration's first African American female engineer. In a ceremony, NASA on Friday formally named the agency's headquarters building in Washington in Jackson's honour.Jackson...

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Asian Games gold medalist Hima Das inducted to Assam Police

Asian Games gold medalist Hima Das inducted to Assam Police

Guwahati (Assam) [India], February 27 (ANI): Sprinter Hima Das who had won a gold medal in Asian Games in 2018 has officially been inducted into Assam Police on Friday. She will be posted in Guwahati. On the occasion, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal honoured her with a badge.Briefly speaking...

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Police rescued businessman within 3 hours after kidnap in Hyderabad

Police rescued businessman within 3 hours after kidnap in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], February 26 (ANI): The Hyderabad police have rescued a businessman within three hours after he was kidnapped by unidentified assailants. The police also arrested four accused who were indulged in the incident.The police informed about the incident on Friday according t...

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Cuba registers 875 new COVID-19 cases

Cuba registers 875 new COVID-19 cases

Havana [Cuba], February 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Cuba on Friday reported 875 COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 48,441, along with two more deaths for a total of 314, the Ministry of Public Health said.According to its daily report, 43,735 patients, or 90.3 perc...

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PM Modi to receive CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award next week

PM Modi to receive CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award next week

Houston [US], February 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award next week in recognition of his commitment to sustainability in the energy and the environment.CERAWeek by IHS Markit--the world's preeminent energy conference--will...

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Odisha: Elephant tusks seized from Mayurbhanj, 2 held

Odisha: Elephant tusks seized from Mayurbhanj, 2 held

Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], February 27 (ANI): Two persons were arrested in Mayurbhanj for possessing elephant tusks, according to the police official on Friday. "We have recovered 8 pieces of elephant tusk weighing 44.9 kgs from the possession of two persons. We have seized their bike," said Santo...

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Temperatures in parts of northwest India soar by 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal

Temperatures in parts of northwest India soar by 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Temperatures in various parts of northwest India have increased by 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal, according to the World Meteorological Organization on Saturday."Parts of northwest India have seen daytime temperatures 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal over Raj...

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Pakistan Taliban commander killed in security forces operation in South Waziristan: Report

Pakistan Taliban commander killed in security forces operation in South Waziristan: Report

South Waziristan [Pakistan], February 27 (ANI): A terrorist commander of Pakistan Taliban was killed in an operation in South Waziristan by security forces, the military said on Friday.Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) Nooristan alias Hasan Baba, a "high-value target", was killed in an exchange of ...

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Metro services on Bengaluru's purple line to be curtailed on Feb 28

Metro services on Bengaluru's purple line to be curtailed on Feb 28

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 27 (ANI): Metro services on Bengaluru's purple line will be curtailed on February 28, according to the official on Friday."There will be curtailment of metro services on Bengaluru's purple line on Feb 28 due to civil maintenance work," informed the Chief Publi...

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