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VLOG by Rajvir Karamchandani

  Original poem written for a 4 yr old's poem competition at school which won the 1st prize. Go Corona Go! Go Corona Go Where did you come from?  and when will you go? Go Corona Go  Narendra Modi said India is in a lock lock down Even my school is shut shut down Children can't play outside or go up or down Else Mumma and Papa will frown frown frown Parents are working so I play in my room room room I also clean the house with a broom broom broom  I attend online classes on zoom zoom zoom And then go for a drive vroom vroom vroom  Go Corona Go Where did you come from?  and when will you go? Go Corona Go

5 Tips to beat COVID-19 at Home

A community spread is happening with COVID-19 cases rising at the speed of light. I live in Andheri (East) which has become Mumbai's new hotspot after Dharavi slums and yet there is no cure or vaccine available to treat the coronavirus patients. I am writing this blog post which is issued in public interest so that you and your family can stay safe at home and beat the COVID-19 symptoms with these simple remedies and instructions given by the public health authorities. 1) Warm Water You need to start your day with a glass of warm water which will help cleanse your body and also help in case of cough, cold or sore throat. Continue drinking only warm water throughout the day. 2) Multivitamins Our immunity is currently compromised and children & elderly are at the highest risk of being infected with COVID-19. Please reach out to your local pharmacist and buy Vitamin C (Celin 500) and Zinc (Zincovit) tablets. 3) Indian Gooseberry Make sure you have a glass of Indian Goo

10 Things To Do during Quarantine

The lockdown continues to extend and I’m sure you are running out of things to do during the quarantine. Here’s a list to keep you engaged and make your day productive. 1. Physical exercise I cannot emphasize enough about how essential it is to start your day with some exercise, workout regime, yoga or meditation. Physical activity is known to improve your muscle strength, boost endurance and your overall health and quality of life. I have gained 16 kgs since lockdown began and it’s time to shed some weight and I've chosen cycling as the way to do it. 2.  Read a book Reading is important because it helps you grow emotionally, mentally and psychologically. So get back into your reading habit because it’s never too late to pick up a book that’s been lying around for so long.     3. Learn an instrument With abundant YouTube tutorials available, it’s easy to learn the following instruments online:

Is the Shipping Industry on the collapse?

Container shipping companies are on the brink of collapse due to COVID-19 restrictions. Cargoes are stranded on ships for extended periods and fewer outbound charges. Ship carriers are cutting costs by taking the Cape of Good Hope rather than the Suez Canal. The economic decline in 2008 is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression to hit not just the real estate market but also the shipping industry. The maritime industry found itself at the center of a global financial crisis, while the supply of ships exceeded its demand. Ship owners and charterers immediately imposed a buying freeze to control the capacity in order to resuscitate plunging freight rates and survive from the shrinking cargo volumes. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on global shipping, which could probably initiate another crisis. To prevent the spread of the virus, a number of ports and shipping companies have implemented measures, which is