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Coronavirus, elections inspire Halloween costumes


By The SATimes News Service The coronavirus pandemic has put many Halloween plans — from haunted houses to trick-or-treating — on hold this year. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that some celebrants will be channeling their frustrations into ghoulish costumes inspired by “the most feared monster out there, corona.” That’s the description offered by Etsy seller Light Up Your Life LLC, which...

Wi-Fi buses and beyond: Schools create internet hotspots to facilitate remote learning


By The SATimes News Service With this unprecedented school year just beginning, many districts across the country have had to figure out ways to ensure their students remain connected. According to a June study done by Common Sense Media and Boston Consulting Group, about 15 to 16 million K-12 public school students have no access to internet, or devices equipped...

Post lockdown people wish to resume travel safely: Google

Post Date: September 23, 2020

By The SATimes News Service After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to Google, 45 per cent of the top 100 questions related to travel in Search focused on the impact of Covid-19 and the desire to travel as safely and as soon as...

Louis Vuitton to sell luxury face shields embedded with gold studs


By The SATimes News Service Face masks, shields and other protective equipment have become a part of our daily lifestyle ever since the novel coronavirus outbreak. And now, it looks like it will become a fashion statement. Luxury brand Louis Vuitton is all set to launch its first face shield, and it comes with the brand's monogram and gold...

Do yoga and eat chyawanprash: Indian Health Ministry suggests for post-Covid care


By The SATimes News Service In its set of protocols for post-recovery care, the Indian Ministry of Health is taking a holistic approach--by advising Covid-19 patients to practice yoga and meditation, and eat chyawanprash. Taking care of your health post recovery from covid-19 is very crucial. Proper care is important for those whose immune system has been...

Coronavirus pandemic may permanently replace some human jobs with machines


By The SATimes News Service The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to permanently replace some humans with machines, according to a new study on Monday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Layoffs have been higher among workers in industries that can be automated, which increases the risk those jobs will become permanently obsolete, according to the...

Writing this historical mystery mined my memories of India


By The SATimes News Service By Nawaz Merchant (a.k.a. Nev March) In 1892, Captain James Agnihotri, an Anglo-Indian soldier, is recovering from injuries when he reads about a case that the newspapers are calling the Crime of the Century. He’s curious, then intrigued: Why did two beautiful and privileged Parsi young women drop to their deaths from...

Hair dyes increase the risk of cancer in women: Harvard study

Post Date: September 9, 2020

Using permanent hair dyes to either cover gray hair or to enhance your look is trending for a long time now. But women who use permanent dye, need to note that it can increase their risk of some types of cancer including breast, skin and ovarian cancer, says a recent study. According to a study...

Workation: New way to travel and end your WFH boredom


Travel. With everything that has been going on right now, it is the last thing on all our minds. After all, we can only fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic by isolating at home. Since the last few months, we have all been doing exactly that by working from our homes. Yet, travelling is what...