Since the lockdown was imposed, there has been a surge in digital content consumption; especially on OTT platforms. To explain how this pandemic changed the course of the entertainment business, Tarun Katial – CEO, ZEE5, shared his experience, “As a tech company, we have always been digital first having facilitated remote working for years. But on the user side, to cater to the surge in demand, we had to find a way to resolve the surge in bandwidth usage. We had to reshape our backend to support the bandwidth requirements overnight. And we had to continue producing new content. So we’ve tried to do shows virtually with virtual crews, as well as set up production in green zones to make sure content production continues.” … [Read more...] about Leadership in the new normal—CEO’s perspective
Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times, according to data in April from a separate U.S. government trial. That study showed a trend toward better survival for remdesivir but the difference was not statistically significant. … [Read more...] about Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced coronavirus death risk, more studies needed
"With the increase in the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Delhi, the crematorium ground in Punjabi Bagh has been reserved to cremate bodies of COVID-19 victims," Bhupender Gupta, Standing Committee Chairman South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) told the Times of India (TOI). … [Read more...] about Delhi reserves Punjabi Bagh crematorium for COVID-only funerals
Nicholas Burns is a university professor, columnist, lecturer and a former American diplomat. Currently, Burns is the Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School. The 64-year-old from New York is also the founder and director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair of the Project on the Middle East, and India and South Asia. … [Read more...] about Who is Nicholas Burns, the man Rahul Gandhi is interviewing next?
Online shopping has its own perks and perils. For a Pune-based man, it turned out to be a boon. Gautam Rege had ordered a lotion worth Rs 300 but instead, he received earphones worth Rs 19,000. After Rege flagged the issue to Amazon India's support team, he was told to "keep it". … [Read more...] about Man orders lotion gets Bose wireless earbuds worth Rs 19,000, Amazon asks him to keep it