"Our credit shell balance is reduced to almost 25-30 percent of what it was when this was initiated and we will continue to reduce it further in accordance with whatever Ministry of Civil Aviation and authorities decide," a spokesperson for IndiGo told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Air tickets refund: Airlines are returning booking amount of flights cancelled during lockdown. But there’s a catch
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A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about International flights on September 5: Here are the flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission
Putting UV to work There is an established market for UV disinfection devices. Hospitals have been using robots that emit UV-C light for years to disinfect patient rooms, operating rooms, and other areas where bacterial infection can spread. These robots, which include Tru-D and Xenex, enter empty rooms between patients and roam around remotely emitting high-power UV irradiation to disinfect surfaces. UV light is also used to disinfect medical instruments in special UV exposure boxes. … [Read more...] about Is UV light safe? The truth about disinfecting air
Those who are involved with the subject, including commentators have compared the aircraft to US Air Force's X-37B, an autonomous space plane built by Boeing that can remain in orbit for long periods of time before flying back to Earth on its own, the Telegraph reported. … [Read more...] about China’s reusable spacecraft | How will it change space travel?
In the first phase, 230 coaches will be made, with each coach costing up to Rs 3 crore. This will be almost 10 percent higher than the cost incurred in manufacturing the usual AC three-tier coach. However, the Indian Railways are still going ahead with it because the new "economical" AC three-tier Class coaches will have more berths, which in turn would bring in more earnings. … [Read more...] about Comfort on a budget: Indian Railways to upgrade non-AC Sleeper, General coaches to AC coaches