Reportedly the Shopping Centres Association of india (SCAI) on tuesday met karnataka cm BS Yeddyurappa and submitted a memorandum seeking directions for the immediate opening of shopping centres and malls in the state.They told india Today tv that cm Yeddyurappa assured that he will speak to PM modi on this issue and is awaiting clearance from the Centre.
The association claims that they have the ability to ensure crowd control and provide a hygienic environment while maintaining social distancing norms.S Raghunandan, president retail, Bhartiya City Developers says, "We told the cm about the tremendous amount of suffering in the state today owing to malls being closed as well as the revenues that are being lost at every level by the malls, retailers and government." He also added they have put in more than a month's time getting ready with SOPs for when they open.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Japan for a two-day visit to attend the Quad leaders' summit, on Monday applauded the 1-million plus all-women ASHA workforce that has been honoured by the World Health Organisation.
An enormous 282-feet-deep crater, dubbed 'mouth to hell', has opened up in Russia's Siberia and locals believe it is a passage to the underworld.The Batagaika crater is a gaping hole in the Earth's surface that was first measured in the 1980s and has since grown to be one-kilometre in length and 86-metres-deep (approximately 282.1 feet).The open Earth has exposed layers of soil 1,20,000 to 2,00,000 years old and preliminary dating of the lowest layer suggests it could be up to 6,50,000 years old. This could make the gigantic opening the oldest uncovered sunken area in the whole of Eurasia, the largest continental landmass on Earth.
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