At stake is New York’s financial health and its status as the world’s corporate headquarters. There is more square feet of workspace in the city than in London and San Francisco combined, according to Cushman & Wakefield, a real estate brokerage firm. Office work makes up the cornerstone of New York’s economy and property taxes from office buildings account for nearly 10% of the city’s total annual tax revenue. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
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There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus state-wise tally on September 5: Assam’s COVID-19 count rises to 1.2 lakh
So far as hockey is concerned, Khan wants both Batra and Norman to come clean, providing details of all financial benefits that they have enjoyed since their appointments as life member and CEO, respectively, of Hockey India. Khan has gone a step further. He has made serious assertions of nepotism in team selection and even claimed that “there are serious apprehensions that the Respondent No. 3 (Batra) by exercising perpetual and direct control through Respondent No. 4 (Norman) is siphoning funds of Respondent No. 4 (Hockey India)”. … [Read more...] about Hockey India, a poor cousin of BCCI, rocked by a cricket-like power struggle
WHY WE CARE: If anyone needs a reminder of just how lucky they are, they should look no further than this heart-rending film from Unicef. The story follows nine-year-old Syrian refugee, Yana, as she scavenges various items lying around the camp where she is staying. One of these items is a scruffy teddy bear, which she clutches tightly. As the film unfolds, it becomes clear that Yana is actually collecting things to burn on a fire in order to keep warm, and, yes, teddy goes into the flames too. … [Read more...] about As Temperatures Drop, Unicef Highlights The Plight Of Syrian Children
An outdoor blanket The most basic and convenient of all coziness and warmth has got to be a blanket. And while 2020 may not have given us much thus far, it has given us Rumpl outdoor blankets. These blankets are made with a ripstop shell and are insulated—so they are as warm and element-hardy as they come. You can keep them outside, take them to the park, bring them along on camping trips—you name it. They are versatile. Plus, they are made with 100% recycled materials. The Original Puffy Blanket by Rumpl only costs a cool $99—and trust me, you will get your money’s worth. … [Read more...] about Time to cozy up your outdoor living space (psst, for less than $150)