Living with less: How pandemic has inspired some people to make permanent changes in their lives
During the lockdown, people were forced to make do with less. Now, some are carrying on with this life lesson, cutting down on city life, eating out, new clothes.
FSSAI extends deadline for trans fat reduction in edible oils
The edible oil industry has cited the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the subse...
Ideas for a better Budget: Women’s health, maternal leave and safety for economic growth
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, due to announce ...
Tata Motors' bet on new models, safety pays dividend in 2020
Tata Motors sold more than 170,000 passenger vehicles in 2020, growing by 11% over the previous year when the wider market declined by 17% to 2.9 million units. The company gained 180 basis points market-share to corner 7% of the market by the end of the year - its highest since 2012.
Indian employees prefer hybrid model and increased emotional safety: YourDOST study
The study called "How Indian employees feel about returning to office post Covid-19 and the outcomes" also points out that employees are willing to come to office as a result of getting bored of working from home and lack of socialising.
ETPanache Travel Editor's Note: In pursuit of happiness!
Words like 'Merry Christmas' and 'Happy New Year' bring along an instant gush of joy and cheer.
Food service establishments to mention calorific value in menu card: Labelling & Display norms
"Additionally, reference information on calorie requirements shall also be displayed clearly and prominently as “An average active adult requires 2,000 kcal energy per day, however, calorie needs may vary”," the notification said.
DPIIT releases quality control norms for refrigerating appliances
The move comes at a time when the government is working to formulate technical regulations, which include safety and quality standards, for over 350 products with a view to cut imports of those non-essential items.
Quality norms for commercial drinking water, purifiers soon
Filtration systems across all purifiers – residential and commercial – will also have to become far more ‘water efficient’ and follow the three Rs – reuse, reduce and recycle, they said.
Penalties worth Rs 45 crore imposed in last several days for violations of COVID safety norms: Satyendar Jain
Interacting with reporters, he said the problem is that many people are not feeling afraid of this virus at all. Therefore they roam around without masks, many being asymptomatic cases, who then infect others, without even knowing, he said.
Delhi govt to frame policy for regulating coaching institutes; lay down norms for fee, facilities
The Delhi government is in the process of formulating a policy for regulation of private coaching centres functioning in the capital and frame guidelines with respect to basic facilities, fee and safety measures, according to officials.
Will urge PM to give message to people to follow COVID safety norms in Durga Puja: BJP
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asked the puja committees to prepare open-air marquees in view of the contagion and ensure that pandal hoppers wear masks.
Centre issues fresh advisory to states on women safety; says police must adhere to laid down norms
The law also enables the police to register an FIR or a "Zero FIR", in case the crime is committed outside the jurisdiction of police station, in the event of receipt of information on commission of a cognisable offence, which includes cases of sexual assault on women, the ministry said.
Safety norms not followed by many people contributing to rise in cases in Delhi: Experts
Delhi recorded 2,024 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest single-day spike in cases in August, taking the tally to over 1.73 lakh, while the death toll rose to 4,426 with 22 more fatalities.
Govt proposes stricter safety norms for construction machinery
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has come out with a draft notification for construction equipment vehicles that addresses issues of safety requirements, safety of the operator besides ensuring safety while such machines are running on public roads along with other vehicles.