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By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe
Malls are open and as the footfall starts to pick up, the only one who can ensure your safety on a day out shopping, is you. Unlock 3.0 has us getting back to the ‘new normal , but there are a couple of precautions you need to take to stay ahead of the coronavirus.
Whether it’s visiting the newest stores at the mall or going to our favourite restaurants, stepping out comes with various responsibilities and protocols you need to adhere to, for your own safety and for the safety of those around you. Get in sync with safety and hygiene protocols so you don’t pose a risk to yourselves or others.
In Mumbai the Phoenix Market City Kurla and the city’s favourite -High Street Phoenix and Palladium in Lower Parel, have already started implementing safety and hygiene protocols that are on par with global standards to ensure the wellbeing of every employee and customer. But there are a few things shoppers can keep in mind as well!
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Follow these tips to spend a worry free day at the malls:
Use the UV scanner on entry at of the Malls to disinfect your bags and the Sanitization mat to disinfect your footwear before you enter the mall.
Download the Arogya Setu App and show it to mall officials at the entrance
Practice Social Distancing! For example, when out at the mall, listen to their guidelines and on the escalator maintain a 4-step distance from others or overcrowd at cash counters!
Listen to the store employees, they are asking you to follow protocols because they are trying to ensure a safe shopping experience for you.
Only touch ‘Trial Clothes’ that are specifically kept at multiple apparel stores, these are sanitized after every use!
One should also using contactless payment methods.
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Use the Bio -Hazard bins to dispose masks, gloves etc.,
The food courts are cleaned at regular intervals and also you can carry a portable disinfectant spray to use at public areas as well.
Use the UV Disinfection system to disinfect your shopping bags post purchases. (IANS)
The collaborative effort by Johnnie Walker aims to bring back the after-hour culture through live performances across popular hotspots in India. The brand's goal is drive social regeneration in India and bring back the vibe of socializing through local music artists and reignite the trade, driving social culture by executing the live events with Covid measures in place and a limited capacity audience capacity.
(Artiicle originally published on IANSlife) (IANS/ MBI)
By Nikhila Natarajan
"Right-leaning news outlets, as defined by the independent organisations, see greater algorithmic amplification on Twitter compared to left-leaning news outlets." Since 2016, Twitter users are able to choose between viewing algorithmically ordered tweets first in their home timeline or viewing the most recent tweets in reverse chronological order.
"An algorithmic home timeline displays a stream of tweets from accounts we have chosen to follow on Twitter, as well as recommendations of other content Twitter thinks we might be interested in based on accounts we interact with frequently, tweets we engage with, and more. "As a result, what we see on our timeline is a function of how we interact with Twitter's algorithmic system, as well as how the system is designed."
The new research is based on tweets of elected officials of House of Commons members in Canada, the French National Assembly, the German Bundestag, House of Representatives in Japan, Congress of Deputies of Spain, House of Commons in the UK, and official and personal accounts of House of Representatives and Senate members in the US, as well as news outlets, from April 1 to August 15, 2020.
How much algorithmic amplification does political content from elected officials receive in Twitter's algorithmically ranked Home timeline versus in the reverse chronological timeline? Does this amplification vary across political parties or within a political party?
Are some types of political groups algorithmically amplified more than others? Are these trends consistent across countries?
Are some news outlets amplified more by algorithms than others? Does news media algorithmic amplification favour one side of the political spectrum more than the other?
Tweets about political content from elected officials, regardless of party or whether the party is in power, do see algorithmic amplification when compared to political content on the reverse chronological timeline. (IANS/ MBI)
Bansal said that Kumar not only helped "just co-workers and family but complete strangers too. With patience, empathy and uncanny jugaad". He added that Kumar joined him "many moons ago" and completed his open school from a parking lot.
"Education has helped this wonderful man enable others to get India back on track. Bravo! The CoWin portal on Thursday mentioned that a total of 100 crore vaccine doses has been administered so far to the eligible population under the vaccination drive in India, nine months after the nationwide inoculation programme was started to protect the people against Covid-19.
"It's a cause of significant celebration and happiness," Bansal said in the video. He said that while people just help a few around them, Kumar "bridged the digital gap" for 64 people, who were finding it difficult to register themselves online on the vaccine portal. Kumar said he doesn't feel that he has contributed much towards the 100 crore vaccine dose count. "I have been able to help only 64 people, if I was able to help more I would have been happier." (IANS/ MBI)
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