“The visuals of migrants, especially babies and the elderly walking a deadly distance with bruises on their feet, really made me feel very sad. It becomes necessary to spring into action at times like these, rather than just cribbing and simply feeling bad for them. I am extremely happy that I could help the migrants in my own way and I shall continue to help as much as I can,” Sonu said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreak: Actor Sonu Sood turns Good Samaritan for stranded migrant labourers
Sharma’s relatives informed that he had called them after boarding the Shramik Special train and asked them to receive him in Gorakhpur the next day, i.e., May 24. However, his mobile phone was switched off when the relative tried to contact him the next day. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Migrant labourer’s body found In Shramik train toilet
"In the current scenario, even those who are receiving any kind of formal or non-formal education will face a lag. While the government has initiated several measures to enable continuity of education during lockdown through online means as well as initiatives using radio, community radio and television, special efforts would have to be made to ensure these children get access to these mediums of communication," she said. … [Read more...] about Migrant children at risk of dropping out of school after moving back to hometowns: Experts
Well, if you were counting on finally taking that trip to Europe once travel restrictions begin to ease, you may need to rethink your plans yet again. With new coronavirus cases continuing to rise on our side of the Atlantic, the European Union is considering a move that would list the United States among the countries whose residents are unwelcome, according to The New York Times. Here’s what to know: … [Read more...] about Europe may ban American travelers: Here’s what to know
Europe aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, and the Green Deal is now not only the path toward that goal, Timmermans says, but also the continent’s COVID-19 recovery strategy. “Of course, this is not going to be easy. It will require skillful communication with communities which feel threatened by the Green Deal and by the industrial revolution that’s happening all around us,” he says. That’s why, he notes, the push toward renewable energy has to be based on data, and the data in this report show that wind and solar are the most affordable energy source and the best bet for economic gain. “[This report] really helps us get the facts straight,” Timmermans adds, “and it really increases our enthusiasm for what we need to do.” … [Read more...] about Could renewable energy be the secret to Europe’s economic recovery post-COVID-19 ?