Significantly, a few restaurants are reporting good business. Antonia Achache, Head Chef and partner of Suzette and Kitchen Garden, says that home deliveries have been a large part of their business, accounting for 33 percent of their sales in some outlets. The Kitchen Garden team, which was flirting with the idea of setting up a Deli section but could not find the time launched one during the lockdown. It sells all kinds of pestos, bread, cheeses and dips. “We are also working on an online ordering platform, which will have more deli options such as DIY meal kits, baking mixes and more cheese options.” … [Read more...] about Riding COVID-19 storm: Restaurants rewrite home delivery rules with special menus, DIY kits
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The post captioned “NDRF continued restoration at Deulpur, Panchla Block, Howrah” had tagged NDRF, PIB India, and DD Bangla News and used the hashtag “postamphanrestoration”. It was taken down immediately after it was brought to the notice of the authorities. However, screenshots had been taken by then and the post had gone viral. … [Read more...] about Pictures of whiskey bottles in MHA’s FB post on Cyclone Amphan relief work cracks up Twitter
Multiple digital employee engagements and well-being programs have been initiated during the lockdown, such as yoga for leadership and Gurukul - The Learning Curve, Gopkumar said, adding that 'Leadership Connect' sessions are also being organised to address concerns and manage anxieties of employees. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Axis Securities rolls out 2/3/5-days work-from-home model
For many, Mehta’s long-term is already a reality. Mishra’s team, for instance, has provided many artisans with the raw material required to continue working during the lockdown. “The Khatwa women in Jharkhand have the fabrics and designs, and the weavers in West Bengal have yarn on their loom. A long-continued lockdown would throw up a supply chain challenge. However, we are in the process of evaluating options such as the cargo services of the Indian Railways, when things begin opening up in the next 30 days.” His team is also working on blueprints and designs to share with their weavers and artisans. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown | India’s 7-million strong artisans’ community faces supply disruptions, cancelled orders & financial hardships
Israel, on the other hand, is gearing up for large scale serology tests in order to gauge the proportion of population which has developed antibodies against the novel coronavirus. Israel, whose aggressive response to the coronavirus has held its fatality rate to a fraction of those of the United States and other hard-hit nations, is readying a nationwide serological test of 100,000 citizens. Moshe Bar-Siman-Tov, director-general of Israel’s Health Ministry, said that if antibody tests show a sizable portion of the population has developed antibodies, that could mean Israel is on its way to “herd immunity” and would be well equipped to withstand further outbreaks. Meanwhile, studies have estimated the percentage of Israelis with antibodies range widely, from less than 1% to upward of 10%. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?