14-year-old raises money for Covid relief
Amid pain and despair of several people during the peak of the 2nd wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, there are inspiring stories, too, pouring in from across the country. One such example is an initiative by 14-year-old Dhruv Mantri. The Class X student of a Gurugram school raised nearly Rs 7 lakh when people were scrambling for hospital beds, oxygen, medicines, amid surging Covid infections
Vaccinated? Get 10% discount on base IndiGo fare
Got your jab and itching to travel? Though domestic airfares are rather high now, you could comfort yourself with a small discount offered by IndiGo, which on Wednesday launched a 10% discount scheme for its vaccinated customers. The catch is only limited inventory is available under the offer.
NGO Coastal Watch calls for urgent and sustainable measures for coastal conservation in Kerala’s capital district
Thiruvananthapuram: Coastal Watch, Thiruvananthapuram, has urged the Kerala government to abandon the Vizhinjam international seaport project as well as the move to construct more harbours and 'hard structures' such as seawalls and groynes
Oxford University explores anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as Covid-19 treatment
The University of Oxford said on Wednesday it was testing anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as a possible treatment for Covid-19, as part of a British government-backed study that aims to aid recoveries in non-hospital settings.
Cochin International Airport wins honour in airport service quality
Kochi: The Airport Council International, a global body of airport operators, established the Roll of Excellence recognition to airports which, in the opinion of the passengers ascertained through a survey, consistently delivered excellent services, says a CIAL press release