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Delhi’s IGI Airport Becomes Free Of Single-use Plastic Usage

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Single-use Plastic Usage ban at Delhi IGI

Wow! That’s great news for all of us, GMR-led Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) has announced that Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport will become free of single-use plastic usage by the end of this year. Single-use plastic includes mineral water bottles, packaged food items, juice and cold drink bottles, and more.

CII has also approved the airport to implement this measure

Delhi's IGI Airport to ban Single-use Plastic

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The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) which supports the business to achieve sustainability has also certified DIAL to implement the single-use plastic-free airport measures.

What is their objective?

Delhi's IGI Airport

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“Our objective to make Delhi Airport free from single-use plastic is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision to abolish all single-use plastic from India by 2022. DIAL is committed to preserve the environment and do its bit,” said DIAL Chief Executive Officer Videh Kumar Jaipuriar.

Do you know Delhi Airport was the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free commitment in the year 2019? It has significantly reduced the usage of plastic by using eco-friendly sustainable alternatives.

What plastic items are exempt from the list of banned items?

No Mre Single-use Plastic at Delhi IGI Airport

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The plastic items which have been exempted from the list of banned items include security tamper-evident bags, sealed PET bottles, and pre-packaged materials from manufacturers meant for sale and compostable plastic bags.

Indira Gandhi International Airport is one of the busiest airports in India and it has already implemented some of the eco-friendly initiatives earlier also with the adoption of solar power installation inside the airport to control the quantity of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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101-Year-Old Italian Man Becomes The Oldest Person To Recover From Novel Coronavirus

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101-Year-Old Italian Man Recovered From Novel Coronavirus

After going through this story, you will believe in the saying that there’s always hope. Today, we will share a story about an Italian man who is 101-years-old who has survived Spanish Flu during 1918 and World War II and now he has beaten this deadly Coronavirus too. The best thing is that he has become the oldest man to survive this novel virus which is making us happy, as reported by the Italian media.

His name is “Mr. P”, who was admitted to the Rimini hospital-Ospedale Infermi di Rimini seven days ago after testing positive for COVID-19. You’ll be shocked to know that he is not any stranger to these kinds of pandemics; he was born in 1919 while the 1918 flu pandemic was raging his town. The Spanish flu at that time has taken the lives of nearly more than 600,000 Italians except him.

Also read: Jack Ma Donates 1.8 Million Face Masks And 100,000 Coronavirus Test Kits To Europe

After he got hospitalized, the medical staff got hopeless since COVID-19 hits many peoples who are above 65 years of age. However, according to Gloria Lisi, Vice-Mayor of Rimini, once the patient started recovering quickly, he became “the story everyone talked about” in the hospital. She said, “Everyone saw hope for the future of all of us in the recovery of a person more than 100 years old.”

Almost every day we get to see so many sad stories from every nook and corner of the country. Now, this is something that stands out and tells everyone not to lose hope at this critical hour. Though this pandemic affects mostly the elderly ones, this man has survived that too.

Every day we see the sad stories from these weeks that mechanically tell about a virus that rages and is especially aggressive on the elderly. But he survived. Mr. P. survived.”

After he got recovered, Mr. P was discharged from the hospital. As Lisi beautifully put, “Mr. P made it. His family brought him home yesterday evening, to teach us that even at 101 years, the future is yet to be written.”

I understand it would be very hard for you to digest such a thing at this moment as everything negative is floating around you. However, Mr. P’s story is undoubtedly something to behold. His case might be a rarity among many, but nonetheless, reminds us to never give in to despair, since humanity has the power to surprise you, even in the bleak and scary reality of a pandemic.

Till then #STAYHOME and #STAYSAFE at this critical hour till everything gets back to normal.

News Source: CNN

Also read: How The Coronavirus Outbreak In China Is Affecting The World Economy?

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If You Want To Get Ahead In Business, Here Are Some Ideas

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Starting a business is always exciting as well as nerve-wracking. You will be bursting with ideas and keen to make a start so that you can make a business that is successful and that you can be truly proud of for many years to come.

However, just because you have launched your business and you are excited about it doesn’t mean that success will be automatic; there is a lot of hard work involved to get where you want to be. Something that you will need to think about when you start a business is the competition you might have.

It’s crucial to get ahead of that competition and create a business that people will want to buy from.

Here are some ways to do it.

1. Be Different

being different is a good way

Of course, as with everything in life, if you want to stand out then being different is a good way to do it. Not only will you not have competition, but you will also be providing something new and exciting to the public, which they will only be able to buy from you.

Being different starts with deciding which kind of business to launch. You might already have a firm idea because you know what you are good at, but what if there is a lot of competition in that area already? You will have a decision to make; you can either start the business and be different in other ways (your customer service, your expertise, and so on), or you can start an entirely different business altogether.

Remember, having the knowledge behind you when you are in business is crucial, so this second idea may not work for everyone.

2. Keep Learning

Keep Learning in Business

Any business owner who keeps learning new things and actively seeking out new opportunities to discover more is going to be able to get ahead of their competition much more easily. No one knows absolutely everything, so it’s important to have an open mind and understand that there will always be other things you need to find out about, even if you think you know it all already.

Watching out for learning opportunities no matter where you go and what you do is essential to get ahead of the competition, as well as to show your customers that you know exactly what you are talking about.

This might mean going back to school for some people. If you’re asking can I complete my bachelor’s degree online? then the answer is yes and this is a great place to start. Not only will you have the satisfaction of completing something, but you will also gain more confidence to learn additional information.

3. Find A Mentor

A business mentor

A business mentor is something people often don’t think about, but having one on your side can really make a difference and easily boost you ahead of everyone else. It can be a lonely thing when you run a business; even if you have staff around you, you are still the one who has to make all the decisions and keep everything running smoothly. Therefore, having a mentor who you can talk things through with is extremely helpful.

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Bollywood Famous Singer Kanika Kapoor Has Been Tested Positive For Coronavirus In Lucknow

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Kanika Kapoor is a name that needs no introduction. She is a popular Bollywood singer who has given hit songs like Chitiyan Kalaiyan ve, Baby doll, and many others. Amid this Coronavirus haul, she has also been tested positive for Coronavirus in Lucknow and this is confirmed. She came back home 10 days ago but says she has developed the symptoms 4 days ago only. It has also been noticed that she has travelled to London also a few days back and arrived in Lucknow last week.

She also did not inform any of the authorities about her travel history. She has also hosted a lavish party for her friends and any of the authorities about her travel and symptoms.

Kanika travelled to London lately and arrived in Lucknow last week. She also did not inform authorities about her travel history. Kanika hosted a lavish party for her friends and family at a five-star hotel in Lucknow after returning from London.

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On her Instagram, Kanika wrote, “Hello everyone, For the past 4 days I have had signs of flu, I got myself tested and it came positive for Covid-19. My family and I are in complete quarantine now and following medical advice on how to move forward. The contact mapping of people I have been in touch with is underway as well.

 

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Hello everyone, For the past 4 days I have had signs of flu, I got myself tested and it came positive for Covid-19. My family and I are in complete quarantine now and following medical advice on how to move forward. Contact mapping of people I have been in touch with is underway aswell. I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure 10days ago when I came back home, the symptoms have developed only 4 days ago. At this stage I would like to urge you all to practice self isolation and get tested if you have the signs. I am feeling ok, like a normal flu and a mild fever, however we need to be sensible citizens at this time and think of all around us. We can get through this without panic only if we listen to the experts and our local, state and central government directives. Wishing everyone good health. Jai Hind ! Take care, KK

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I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure 10 days ago when I came back home, the symptoms have developed only 4 days ago. At this stage, I would like to urge you all to practice self-isolation and get tested if you have the signs.

I am feeling ok, like the normal flu and a mild fever, however, we need to be sensible citizens at this time and think of all around us. We can get through this without panic only if we listen to the experts and our local, state and central government directives.” She ended the note “wishing everyone good health. Jai Hind! Take care”.

 

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Her father Rajiv Kapoor told the media in an interview that, “After she started developing some symptoms similar to Covid19 she informed the chief medical officers and her samples were taken. Today she was confirmed positive. The team of doctors has taken her to Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) and she has been kept in isolation.”

 

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He further added, “She was a part of a function in Kanpur and two in the state capital. For last two days, she got a fever with a running nose. The doctors are saying the intensity is low and she will recover soon. We all are taking full care and following what we are told.”

Gauhar Khan also tweeted

Meanwhile, Gauahar Khan wrote on Twitter, “All those 100 ppl need to identify themselves n get tested! Pleaaaaaase !”

We wish her to recover well soon!

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