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Covid-19: Major handicraft trade fair canceled
The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) on Sunday said it has cancelled the 49th edition of IHGF – Delhi Fair Spring-2020 in view of present status of COVID-19 in India and abroad. The fair, which was earlier to be held from April 15 – 19, was planned to be postponed to June or July.
India lockdown: Delhi Police blocks roads leading to border areas to prevent mass exodus
Delhi Police on March 29 blocked the roads going tow...
28-Day paid leave for all COVID-19 patients in Noida
28-Day Paid Leave For All COVID-19 Patients In Noida; Factory, Shop workers to get daily...
Why India Inc needs to invest in resilience
The economic package announced by the Central Government may accord a momentary glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. But industry leaders know that once the storm is over, it will be a long, hard road to recovery – and that it will take far more than building greater competencies in domain or technical skills, to get the job done.
As India connects to stay connected, net loses its zip
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), that represents all private telcos, estimates that data consumption on an average has increased 30% in the lockdown period so far. Consumers of mobile and home broadband services witness a slower speed on their networks due to inreased consumption.
India enters the day-5 of national lockdown
India on Sunday entered day-5 of its nationwide lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in order to combat the deadly coronavirus,...
Coronavirus in India: Health Ministry confirms 149 fresh COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths
Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, Lav Agarwal confirmed 873 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths so far. He said, “Since tomorrow, 149 COVID...
Airport lounge companies want relief on rentals
Hong Kong-based Plaza Premium Group and Bird Group and Travel Food Services (TFS) are the two major lounge operators in the country and together operate about two dozen lounges across airports.
As Covid-19 cases rise in India, “Covtech” based surveillance intensifies
In states like Kerala, contact tracing of COVID-19 patients involves “virus detectives”, ground-level human workers who go door to door tracing the movements of positive patients, besides using CCTV footages for clues.
COVID-19 outbreak: Batch of 275 Indian citizens brought in from Iran reaches Jodhpur
Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Mar 29 (ANI): Another batch of 275 Indian citizens brought in from Iran has reached Rajasthan’s Jodhpur on Mar 28. They...
China offers to build makeshift Covid-19 hospitals in India
“Chinese companies working on existing projects in India, with sufficient supply networks in place, can take over the construction of makeshift hospitals like those in Wuhan upon India's invitation," the Global Times quoted a China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) Limited official as saying.
India lockdown: RSS sets up kitchens for migrant workers at Anand Vihar bus terminus
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) also joined the hands to fight against the pandemic. RSS has set up a kitchen service at Delhi’s Krishna N...
India lockdown: CM Kejriwal requests migrants not to leave Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on March 28 addressed the people of Delhi. He said, "I have asked MLAs to request migrant workers to no...
Covid-19 impact: Multiplexes call for rent suspension
Sources across cinema chains have confirmed to ET that they had individually written to the landlords and mall owners seeking waiver of rent under the ‘force majeure’ clause of their contracts. The clause excuses companies from meeting some obligations in case of certain unusual circumstances.
How coronavirus could affect restaurants and the culture of eating out in India
In India, deep-seated cultural prejudices about dining with “others” are likely to become exacerbated.
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