Tui to shut 166 stores with 900 job losses

The UK’s largest tour operator Tui is set to shut 166 High Street stores in the UK and Ireland with 900 job losses after changes in customers behaviour including a shift to online. They hoped to keep on 630 workers in a mix of sales and home-working roles and in remaining stores. 350 retail stores…

Covid-19 cases up by a million in four days to 16.4m

On Saturday evening the UK government removed Spain from the list of travel destinations where you can come back from without self-isolating for 14 days, from Sunday, after a spike in the number of cases in Spain. In the UK, there have been calls for support for people returning from Spain to quarantine where there…

Assa Abloy self-sanitizing door handle copper tapes

After the Covid-19 Pandemic lockdown, the reopening of the hotel’s sanitization plays a pivotal role in protecting the health of its guests and residents. A self-sanitizing copper tape wrapped around door handles and knobs serves that purpose. The largest global supplier of intelligent lock and global leader in security door opening solutions, Assa Abloy’s self-sanitizing…

The Eternal Couple

Wildlife photographer  Mithun H, whose shot of black panther leopardess went viral, revealed he had to wait for six days and night in the same spot to get the shot. ” It is a fruitful though. Sayya the Black Panther and Cleopatra the Leopardess, have been courting for four years”. The Bengaluru-based wildlife photographer during…

Achieve victory by switching to an upstream mindset

Upstream probes the psychological forces that push us downstream – including the problem of blindness, which can leave us oblivious to serious problems in our midst. Often in life, we get stuck in a cycle of response. We put out fires. We deal with emergencies. We stay downstream, handling one problem after another, but we…

UK’s accelerated shutdown to stem spread of coronavirus

Social Shutdown pubs, Restaurants,  Cinemas, Theatres, Gyms, Spa ordered to close Mr. Johnson urged the public to stay at home as far as possible and think very carefully before visiting relatives on Mothering Sunday tomorrow .and said “bit by bit, day by day, your actions, your restraint, and your sacrifice, we are putting his country…

Underwater Photographer  winners of 2020 competition

  Underwater Photographer of the year celebrates photography under the ocean, lakes, and rivers, with over 5, 500 underwater pictures from 70 countries around the world. French Greg Lacoeur is this year’s champion and a multi-award-winning wildlife photographer who dedicates his life to the marine world, living a nomadic lifestyle expressing the emotion of the…

Coronavirus is a global emergency : WHO

The  Coronavirus had been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China. “ The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries”, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO chief. The concern is that it could spread…

Way forward for 5G networks

A couple of months ago, the heads from 18 small British telecoms companies met at a London bank to discuss investment, strategy, and mergers. In the meeting, they were asked if they thought the Chinese could eavesdrop through back doors in Huawei equipment all 18 hands went up. One of the bankers then asked, if…