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Tips for grocery shopping in times of coronavirus

Whenever you step out for grocery shopping, keep a sanitiser handy as the likelihood of touching a number of surfaces is higher in a grocety shop or supermarket. Alcohol-based sanitisers should be kept handy so as to apply it after you touch surfaces like carts, counter, shelves.

Here's how extroverts can deal with the Coronavirus lockdown

While the world is dealing with COVID-19, many people are fighting another battle altogether. While the basic necessities for the survival are air, food and water for anyone, for extroverts, it includes people too. That's how they draw their fuel for living. But the lockdown has left many extroverts starved for company, and simply put living life. But extroverts should look at this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a meaningful change. Before we dive into the ideas, let's draw a fine line between an introvert and an extrovert. To put it in simple and lucid form, "Extroverts draw their energy from people and Introverts from within".

Asian Paints appoints Amit Syngle as the new MD & CEO, KBS Anand retires

Amit Syngle will be appointed as the managing director for a period of 3 years upto 31st March 2023, subject to the approval of the Shareholders at the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company, the company said.

Obligation can hamper relationships during social distancing

Does a sense of obligation -- from checking on parents to running an errand for an elderly neighbour - benefit or harm a relationship especially at a time where social distancing is in place and people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual? According to researchers from Michigan State University, the obligation is sometimes the "glue that holds relationships together," but it often carries negative connotations.

Tata Technologies supports Sahapedia's Pune Cultural Mapping Project

"We at Tata Technologies feel that cultural mapping is an important way to safeguard cultural diversity of Pune, and thus essential to sustainability, which is a core pillar for the company,” said Warren Harris, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Technologies. “We support the project as its endeavor to integrate technology and culture aligns with our core values.”

Why don't people buy environment-friendly products like green crackers and cars? Here is a clue

According to a research conducted by University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Leeds, people skip green products because of doubts over performance ability associated with green products, whereby consumers perceive them as being less effective​.

50% units in Kashmir's industrial zones unused inactive

As per the government figures, out of 2,547 plots allotted to businessmen in 26 industrial estates, only 1,444 are functional, 323 are non-functional, 479 remain under establishment, 191 units have taken no steps. The situation has worsened for the businesses since J&K Reorganization Bill was passed and communication and Internet curbs were put in place.

Coronavirus impact: LED bulb prices may rise up to 10 pc from March

Like mobile and electronics industry, domestic lighting industry is also affected due to the coronavirus epidemic as the supplies of electronic components are hit due to a shutdown in China, Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association (ELCOMA) India said.

Can India go hell for leather?

A thriving business with huge export potential is getting choked by tax, legal and logistics problems at home and stiff competition from Asian countries. Whether the leather industry can recover its shine has large implications for India’s economy.

First in India! Cocker spaniel gets pacemaker implant

In a novel development in the country's veterinary annals, a seven-and-a-half-year-old cocker spaniel has undergone a pacemaker implant surgery which vet surgeons claim to be the first in India.In pic: A cocker spaniel which has undergone a pacemaker implant surgery, claimed to be the first in India, at a private veterinary hospital in Delhi.

The culture of report cards: We talk about equality, but we end up creating a hierarchy

The culture of report cards: We talk about equality, but we end up creating a hierarchy

We talk of a culture of collaboration, but it cannot exist in a culture that is based around competition, nurtured by the report card. Report cards create hierarchy, whether we like it or not. Nobody can be objective about it. In Hindu philosophy, to compare is to create the world of Maya, the world of delusions where something is better, higher, lower.

IRM 2020 to have theme rubber resurgence through innovation

The event to be inaugurated by K M Mammen, chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association and CMD of MRF Ltd., will discuss the challenges and opportunities of rubber sector and strategies for sustenance with special emphasis on innovations.

India’s Growth Champions 2020 ranks nation’s fastest growing companies

India’s Growth Champions 2020 ranks nation’s fastest growing companies

Inaugural ranking with 150 enterprises unveiled

Extinction Watch: Amur Leopard, only 100 in the wild

Extinction Watch: Amur Leopard, only 100 in the wild

The Amur leopard tops the list of critically endangered wildlife. Apart from the 100 in the wild, there are about 200 in captivity. It can be distinguished by its thicker fur which grows to 3 inches in winter and its pale yellowish pelt—better camouflage and warmth in the snow, perhaps. It is the only subspecies that survives in snowy environs.

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India critical growth market for us: Nippon Express

India critical growth market for us: Nippon Express

In September, Nippon acquired a 22% stake in the logistics arm of Future Group for Rs 646 crore. Nippon is focusing on international freight forwarding of cargo arriving in and departing from the country.

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