Visiting Indian Rotarians see New Horizons in Christchurch

Visiting Indian Rotarians see New Horizons in Christchurch

Shirish Paranjape Christchurch, March 20, 2020 “Did I hear anyone speaking Marathi just now, or am I imagining?” asked Aparna Mahajan. “Yes, it was me,” replied Manik Paranjape (wife of Shirish Paranjape our Christchurch Correspondent and a member of Rotary Christchurch New Horizons). Contacts, memories revived It turned out that Aparna and Manik were connected not only through the same…

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Public utilities shut down for two weeks in Auckland

Public utilities shut down for two weeks in Auckland

Libraries, pools and other places affected Venkat Raman, Auckland, March 20, 2020 All swimming pools, public libraries and many other facilities in Auckland will be shut down for two weeks from this evening as a step towards prevention of the spread of Covid-19. Regional Facilities Auckland owned theatres and conventions spaces including the Civic, Herald Theatre, Kiri Te Kanawa Theatres…

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World Bank offers US$14 billion to prevent Covid-19 spread

World Bank offers US billion to prevent Covid-19 spread

Washington, March 20, 2020  The World Bank and the Boards of Directors of the International Financial Corporation (IFC) approved on March 17, 2020 an increased US$14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in their efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the rapid spread of COVID-19. The package will strengthen national systems for public health preparedness,…

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