Gautam Adani sees COVID-19 as opportunity for faster transition to clean energy

Adani said the price of solar modules has dropped 99% over the past 40 years. Billionaire Gautam Adani on Thursday said COVID-19 had an immediate economic impact but the pandemic presents an opportunity to design a new and faster transition to a low-carbon future as he expects the price of solar modules to drop further. […]

Coronavirus Daily Infection Rate Returns To 20000-plus Mark In US

Coronavirus infection rate again crossed the 20000 mark in the United States. With 22,368 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country rose to 1,551,853, as of John Hopkins University’ 6:00 a.m. ET update. With an additional 1528 deaths, the total death toll in the U.S. reached […]

CDC Releases Guidelines To Assist States To Open

The CDC has released new guidelines to assists states as they reopen schools, businesses, and other public spaces. The 60-page document suggests a three-step or phased approach to reopening schools, child-care facilities, restaurants, and mass transit. The plan for reopening America outlines a three-phased approach for reducing community mitigation measures while protecting vulnerable populations. The […]

Maskless Anti-Lockdown Protester Invades Reporter’s Social Distancing Space

A maskless man protesting against COVID-19 safety measures on Long Island was captured on video Thursday deliberately invading a reporter’s social distancing space. “I think you need to back away from me,” said News 12 Long Island reporter Ken Vesey, who was wearing a mask, as he turned away during the confrontation. “No, I’ve got hydoxychloroquine,” the […]

The Four Men Responsible For America's COVID-19 Test Disaster

This story appears in the June 2020 issue of Rolling Stone. Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control, flanked Donald Trump at the podium in the White House briefing room. It was February 29th, the day of the first reported U.S. death from the coronavirus, and the president fielded an urgent […]

COVID-19 Deaths Top 70,000 In US

Coronavirus-related deaths in the United States surpassed 70,000 with 1.2 million confirmed cases of infection. As daily death toll moving around 1000 in recent days, President Donald Trump said it’s time to reopen businesses, and Vice-President Mike Pence suggested the White House coronavirus task force could be disbanded within weeks. A total of 1,204,475 cases […]

COVID-19 to help accelerate e-com adoption

Online sales will breach double-digit mark in the next 12-18 months: IBM The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could accelerate the adoption of e-commerce in the country, with online sales accounting for over 10% of Indian retail sales in the next 12-18 month period, from 5% currently. “Demonetisation accelerated the adoption of digital payment in India and […]

Vapotherm’s (VAPO) Journey From $9 To $22 In 6 Months, More In Store?

These are exciting times for Vapotherm Inc. (VAPO) whose share price has almost doubled in value since the beginning of this year. Vapotherm is a global medical technology company developing products to treat patients of all ages suffering from respiratory distress. The Company’s flagship product Precision Flow system is based on proprietary Hi-VNI Technology, which […]

BHEL invites foreign firms to use idle units

Move may draw firms exiting China State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has called for Expression of Interest (EOI) from foreign companies who wish to use its factories currently lying idle, for manufacturing from India. The economic disruption across the world due to COVID-19 has highlighted the dangers of manufacturing activities being concentrated in a […]