Is it safe to travel during Covid?

first_imgIs it safe to travel during Covid? Well just like you all even Nisha was also thinking the same and that’s why Nisha was reading a lot of online blogs about travel, Kunal asked, “Why sudden travel guides and all? Hope you didn’t forget it’s Covid time my dear.” Nisha was expecting this answer so she replied, “Of course I know my dear hubby but it’s been more than 8 months now and both the kids are very frustrated in the house, top of it we live in a flat whereon kids cannot even see when it’s sunrise and when sunsets. That’s why I am reading all these so that we can take kids out.” Kunal agreed and joined her in this search.So mommies, are you also going through the same phase, do you also feel that now its high time to take the kids out? Then you must read this blog and understand everything about how safe it is to travel during Covid.Key points to before making any travel plans:Study which place is safe to stay and then plan to go.Though domestic flights are open in India still try to avoid it and decide such a place where you can reach by your own car.If you are planning to go to other states, then check the travel and quarantine rules before you leave like some places need to show Covid test negative reports.If you are planning to fly, then try to keep your mask on as long as you can.Do not use a piece of cloth to cover your nose and mouth, use a proper maskAvoid touching your eyes and mouth too much.Avoid eating and drinking in public areas.Keep liquid hand sanitizer ready to use.Carry essential like medicines supplies, clothes, and any other essential, and make sure it will last till at least 14 days minimum so in case you get quarantine in any of your travel period, you won’t miss on these things.Carry your clothing, accessories, and footwear as per the weather of the to be traveling destination.Carry smartphone sanitizer and universal charger with you to avoid any last-minute shopping.Carry a small first aid box especially when your kids are traveling with you.Don’t forget to carry extra hand sanitizers, masks, disinfectant spray, and sanitizing wipes as well.If possible, try to carry your own food and drink to avoid any public area contacts.Keep at least six feet’s distance at all the security checkpoints like airports.Try to reduce your physical touchpoints like while crossing any Toll Naka if you can do the online payment then for it.Use online payment methods wherever possible to avoid direct contact with anyone and the money.If you can avoid using the frequently touched points like ATM or checkpoints, then spray the disinfectant spray on that surface and then use it.There is no guarantee that even if you follow all the above-said things then you or your family won’t catch the Covid and that’s why to travel or no during the Covid is completely your decision. So stay safe and travel safe.last_img read more

Murofushi wins World Cup title

first_imgATHENS – Reigning Olympic champion Koji Murofushi of Japan won the men’s hammer throw in the World Cup on Saturday for his second title in as many weeks in Europe.Murofushi outperformed the rest of the field, which included last year’s world champion Ivan Tikhon of Belarus, with a personal season-best effort of 82.01 meters as he added to the victory he claimed at the World Athletics Final in Stuttgart last Sunday. Tikhon finished second with 80.00. Murofushi took the lead with 79.70 in the first round of throws and bettered his record to 81.30 on his second attempt and 82.01 on his third en route to extending his winning streak to seven out of seven events this year. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMEScenter_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img

Live at 2 p.m. | John Calipari at Hall of Fame

first_imgUniversity of Kentucky Basketball Coach John Calipari will discuss his upcoming enshrinement into the Hall of Fame.  Trouble seeing the video feed below? Please go hereKentucky head coach John Calipari watches his team practice for a Final Four game on April 3 in Indianapolis.Kentucky head coach John Calipari watches his team practice for a Final Four game on April 3 in Indianapolis.Mark Stoops Louisiana-Lafayette pre-game preview by Courier-Journallast_img

Bobby Petrino to get $500,000 bonus for Louisville’s academic performance

first_imgThe University of Louisville football team’s academic performance again will result in Bobby Petrino having one of the largest bonus payouts for a public-school football coach.He will receive $500,000 because the school’s athletics compliance department has determined that the team’s new single-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate figure will be at least 935 or better, an athletics department spokesman told USA TODAY Sports on Friday.“We won’t have an official APR figure until May, but we have determined that it will meet the threshold to activate the bonus,” spokesman Kenny Klein said in an e-mail.The NCAA generally makes APR figures public in May, but schools are required to report their figures to the NCAA six weeks after the first day of fall-term classes. SALARIES: USA TODAY Sports databaseThe 935 APR threshold in Petrino’s contract is just above the minimum four-year average of 930 that the NCAA requires for teams to be eligible for postseason play. Last year, however, the Louisville football team’s single-year APR was 984 (out of a possible 1000) and its four-year average was 977, according to data published by the NCAA in May 2015. That put the Cardinals among the top 20 percent of all Division I football teams, according to the NCAA’s figures.Petrino’s qualification for the APR bonus will increase the value of the bonus he can get if the Cardinals end up playing in a bowl game by nearly $42,000. (They have a 3-4 record heading into Friday night’s game against Wake Forest.)If Louisville participates in a bowl game, Petrino receives a bonus equal to 1/12th of the sum of his $3 million basic annual pay and the APR bonus if he gets it. Without the APR payment, Petrino would have been set for a bowl bonus of $250,000.Follow the road to the 2015 College Football Playoff at The Football Four, our home to rate and debate the nation’s best. Based on his team’s achievements last season, Petrino was paid nearly $800,000 in bonuses — second among FBS public-school coaches to Missouri’s Gary Pinkel, who totaled $900,000, according to data compiled by USA TODAY Sports for football head coaches who are at the same school that employed them as the head coach last season.At least five other FBS head coaches also are set for at least $100,000 in bonuses this season, with more possible: Penn State’s James Franklin ($200,000), Memphis’ Justin Fuente ($170,000) Utah’s Kyle Whittingham (nearly $130,000), Bowling Green’s Dino Babers ($125,000) and LSU’s Les Miles ($100,000). Fuente can add to his total with a win by the Tigers on Saturday; Babers can do the same with a win by the Falcons on Wednesday.Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart is set for a bonus of at least $120,000. He gets an amount equal to 8% of his $1.5 million base salary if the Crimson Tide plays in any bowl game, but the amount will be greater if the team plays in the Southeastern Conference title game or one of the SEC’s higher-paying bowl games.last_img read more

Barkley full of praise for Sarri’s coaching methods

first_imgSee also:Chelsea youngster given pro contract’Maybe it’s time’ for Loftus-CheekChelsea’s Barkley hopeful of England recallChelsea youngsters score 10 and Brentford’s B side beat QPRSarri: Fabregas is a great option for ChelseaFighting talk from Vidi boss ahead of Chelsea clashChelsea’s Mount and Barkley named in England squad Maurizio Sarri says he believes Ross Barkley deserves an England recall. [Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire]Ross Barkley attributes his improvement at Chelsea to Maurizio Sarri’s coaching, which he hopes will result in an England recall.AdChoices广告The 24-year-old joined Chelsea last January from Everton, where he broke through under Roberto Martinez and was a squad member under Ronald Koeman and Sam Allardyce.Barkley says he is benefiting from Sarri’s attention to detail, the 59-year-old former banker meticulous in his approach and preparation.And Barkley has suggested young players breaking into Premier League first teams are not coached as much as perhaps they should be.“Over the years I haven’t really been coached much,” he said.“When you go through the youth system, you’re always going in to do analysis work, you’re looking at every way of improving and your coaches are always on top of you.“And once you go into the first team it can change, because game to game managers are focusing on weekly results, not player development.“That’s just the way it can go. Some players are more fortunate than others to have coaches fully focused on improvement.“I believe that if I did have that type of approach from a coach when I was younger then maybe I would have improved a lot more.“Where I am right now is where I believe I should be.”Barkley missed out on a place in England’s World Cup squad, but was on Wednesday hopeful of a recall under Gareth Southgate.The England boss was set to announce his squad for the matches with Croatia and Spain on Thursday afternoon.Barkley said: “I’m playing a big role in the side at the minute and I believe my performances show I’m capable of being in the England squad, hopefully.” Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more