From disease prevention and detection to stemming the outbreak of illnesses like the coronavirus. The 45th edition of Arab Health shows how advancements in Artificial Intelligence are transforming healthcare as we know it.
Artificial Intelligence can offer many solutions in the wake of the COVID‐19 pandemic. Industry leaders and policy makers gathered at Dubai's AI Everything event, to showcase the innovations combating the pandemic ‐ and enhancing the education and medical sectors.
According to a report titled ‘Women @ Work’, published by Aspire For Her in partnership with Sustainable Advancements, working women in India were among the worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The research showed that the gender –poverty gap has widened due to the pandemic. Hindustan Times spoke to Madhura Dasgupta Sinha, the founder & CEO of Aspire for Her to understand more about the research and efforts being undertaken by organisations like theirs to improve the plight of women in India. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 in the city, Mumbai Police have joined hands with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure that people follow COVID guidelines like, wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing. Maharashtra is seeing a rise in new COVID-19 infections. For the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, the state reported over 8,000 fresh infections. Maharashtra currently has 68810 active cases.
A video of scuffle between Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation marshals and public went viral on February 20. Scuffle took place at Juhu beach. In the video, they are seen showering abuses and punches on each other. Clash took place after the marshals were enforcing residents to wear masks after the recent spurt in COVID infections.
A senior BMC official erroneously drank sanitiser instead of water in Mumbai. The official was presenting the civic body's education budget on Wednesday afternoon. However, the official immediately realised his mistake and spat it out. The official, Ramesh Pawar, is an assistant municipal commissioner with BMC. In video, Pawar is seen sitting on the dais along with other officials to present budget. Pawar then takes a sip of sanitiser from a bottle kept on his desk in the meeting hall. A video of the entire incident also later went viral on social media. BMC officials said Pawar immediately rushed out of the hall and rinsed his mouth. Pawar returned within a few minutes and presented the civic body's education budget having an outlay of Rs 2,945.78 crore for the year 2021-22.
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As the COVID-19 cases surge in Kerala, Karnataka government issued an order to make screening mandatory for people coming from Kerala. Checks conducted at Thalapady border for people of Kerala entering Dakshina Kannada, only those with negative RT-PCR test certificate are being allowed. People find it difficult to stand in a queue for screening on a regular basis. Kerala reports 2nd highest number of daily new cases and deaths after Maharashtra.
"Today my COVID's RTPCR report came negative, therefore I went directly from hospital to Rajkot to cast my vote," said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. He further assured that people should not get worried during COVID-19, Gujarat's recovery rate is more than 98 per cent. He further expressed confidence that BJP will clean sweep in the municipal corporation polls.
Home Minister Amit Shah slammed Congress by asking that what's its direction? "I cannot understand the Congress. In Kerala, they are fighting against the communists. In West Bengal, they have an alliance with them. Congress has allied with the Muslim League and ISF in Kerala and West Bengal but in Maharashtra they are with Shiv Sena. What is your direction?" he said.
This impressive tower is set to be the largest piece of art ever created. The Clothespin Tower, designed by famous Israeli artist Zygo is the first conceptual building of its kind that turns the mundane clothespin into 'an icon of eternal love and unity'. Zygo and his team plan to build the 50-floor Clothespin Tower in the city of Dubai. One side of the tower is designated to serve as a luxury hotel for guests with 1,200 rooms. The opposite side continues the theme of luxury with 300 high-end apartments in addition to commercial space. A shopping center houses contemporary art galleries, upscale restaurants as well as a mezzanine with a lounge, fitness center and luxury spa. Zygo's team plans to start building the tower in 2023.
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With three Covid-19 vaccines awaiting approval, India kick-started a dry-run to test the vaccination machinery. Eight districts across the four states of Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Assam and Gujarat were..
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