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MakeMyTrip expands footprint, announces foray into United Arab Emirates

Ahmedabad MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ: MMYT), one of India’s leading online travel company has announced its foray into the United Arab Emirates with its portfolio of rich travel offerings for travelers across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, and Umm Al Quwain. The new market entry will be led by an engaging marketing campaign in India and the UAE as MakeMyTrip partners with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK). With over two…

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Disney Channels Brings Popular Artist

Ahmedabad Disney Channel is all set to treat its young viewers and families with an all new DIY show ‘Imagine That’, starting September 6th 2020. Helmed by every child’s favourite art mentor and friend Rob, the show brings imagination alive through DIY with upcycling as the key theme. One of the pioneering faces of DIY art, Rob promises to take the Imagine That experience to a whole new level for young fans and their families The show will focus…

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Eleven teams of Indo-US scientists selected to jointly scout for Covid-19 solutions

Ahmedabad Eleven teams of Indian and US scientists will soon start jointly scouting for out of the box solutions ranging from novel early diagnostic tests, antiviral therapy, drug repurposing, ventilator research, disinfection machines, and sensor-based symptom tracking for COVID 19. The teams have been selected to take up these initiatives through a rigorous binational review process of proposals received for an invitation under COVID-19 Ignition Grants in April 2020 issued by theU.S.-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF). The…

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Plasma Donation by Shincheonji Church: South Korea

Ahmedabad On August 27th, over 1,000 members of religious organization called Shincheonji Church of Jesus participated in donating plasma for the cure of COVID-19. This is the second round of donation from August 27th to September 4th in Daegu by Shincheonji Church, a Christian denomination with 300,000 members globally. Under the crisis caused by the escalating proliferation of the virus, This is carried out under the invitation of the health authorities in South Korea back on 24th, asking Shincheonji…

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Human Rights Violations Against COVID-19 Victims Emerge as a Global Dilemma

Ahmedabad The coronavirus, which allegedly began in December 2019, in Hubei Province in Wuhan, has spread to about 18 million confirmed cases worldwide as of August 2020, and about 690,000 people have died. During the COVID-19 pandemic, human rights violations – including censorship, discrimination and xenophobia – have been reported in different parts of the world. India has quarantined tens of thousands of people in their homes due to COVID-19, but various kinds of issues have occurred such as…

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Linking Bangkok and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Ahmedabad Thai Vietjet has inaugurated its maiden flight VZ330 from capital city of Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) to Nakhon Si Thammarat, an administrative center of southern Thailand and one of the most ancient cities of the country. The debut flight took off with guests of honor onboard Siripat Phatthakun, Governor of Nakhon Si Thammarat and safely landed with lively greetings by water salute and flowers to passengers from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport and Tourism Authority of Thailand Nakhon Si Thammarat…

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Emirates Airline, Aviation X Lab and AREA 2071 launch global competition for post Covid-19 customer travel solutions

Ahmedabad The Aviation X Lab, situated in AREA 2071 within the Dubai Future District, is an aviation initiative led by Emirates Airline, Thales, Collins Aerospace, GE Aviation and Airbus. Today, the Aviation X Lab launched a virtual competition in partnership with AREA 2071 for international start-ups, companies and organizations of all sizes to submit market-ready solutions to reinvigorate the consumer travel industry. The ‘traveler wellbeing’ challenge is open to submissions from international businesses – from start-ups to corporates –…

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Vietjet continues to conduct repatriation flights, paving its way for international services’ resumption

Ahmedabad Following the direction of the Vietnamese government, Vietjet has cooperated with relevant Vietnamese agencies within the country and overseas to bring Vietnamese citizens home in response to the citizens’ wishes and in line with the country’s quarantine capacity. On July 18, Vietjet operated an international flight bringing 240 Vietnamese citizens from the Philippines back home safely. In July, Vietjet has also operated three other repatriation flights from Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The airline is expected to…

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Emirates announces repatriation flights to India

Ahmedabad Emirates will be operating special repatriation flights to five Indian cities between 12 and 26 July to assist stranded Indians get home and for residents of UAE currently in India to return to the UAE. The flights will be operated to Bengaluru, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram between 12 and 26 July 2020 offering the following flight frequencies Bengaluru: twice daily flights Delhi: twice daily flights Kochi: twice daily flights Mumbai: thrice daily flights Thiruvananthapuram: once daily flights…

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Gillette India Ltd. announces third quarter results

Ahmedabad Gillette India Ltd. (GIL) announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. The company delivered sales of ₹407 crores, down 13% vs year ago. The company was forecasting sales growth of mid-single digit for the quarter before the lockdown. But following the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, the business operations were severely disrupted across the country. In a challenging market environment, both Grooming and Oral Care businesses continued to grow market shares…

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