Domestic helpers distressed due to lockdown
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): As lockdown has brought daily life to standstill, proletariat is facing ...
Govt exempts procurement agencies, mandis, farming operations, farm workers from lockdown rules
The directive comes in the wake of farmers fa...
Farm workers, agriculture companies exempted from lockdown: Home Ministry
The government has notified procurement agencies like Food Corporat...
Sun soon to rise on southeast Asia's largest solar farm in Vietnam
The 14-trillion-dong ($593.22 million) facility in Ninh Thuan province is scheduled to start power generation in the fourth quarter this year, the company said in an emailed statement.
COVID-19: Indian embassies worldwide issue advisories for distressed nationals
The Indian embassies in several other countries also issued advisories and started emergency helplines for the distressed Indians, assuring them all possible help.
Aviation sector in distress; IndiGo CEO, staff to take pay cut
Senior VPs and above took a 20 per cent pay cut, while vice presidents and cockpit crew took 15 per cent cut in their salaries.
Distressed Indian students in the Philippines seek help to get back home
The Indian government on Tuesday banned the entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines and Malaysia to India with immediate effect amid stepped up efforts against the spread of COVID-19.
Covid-19 may shave $245 mn off farm, marine exports to China, Italy in March: WTC
Farm and marine products exports to China and Italy may take a USD 245 million hit in March alone due to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, says a report.
Taking alcohol in the right spirit: Kerala man fined for seeking home delivery of liquor
The man who wanted home-delivered booze needed to be taken down a peg.
Outbound farm goods fall on tepid demand
The expected good rabi harvest season and huge stock of commodities like soyabean, maize and cotton seed have also contributed to the fall.
IBC provides lifeline for distressed companies: Sahoo
The insolvency law provides a new lifeline for stressed companies to save them from premature death, IBBI Chairman M S Sahoo said on Friday.
How does solar fencing work? Advantages and applications
A solar fence works like an electric fence which delivers a brief yet fierce shock when human beings or animals come in contact with the fence. The shock enables a deterrent effect while ensuring that no loss of life is caused.
India refuses to cap farm input subsidies
Referring to a recent push to advance negotiations on domestic support with the narrative of capping and reducing all forms of trade and production distorting domestic support, India said there was no question of accepting any limit or reduction of such support.
SEA undertakes Mustard Mission, develops 100 model farms
In this direction, the association has developed 100 model farms in country’s top producing state Rajasthan, directly involving 2,500 farmers in Kota and Bundi districts. The first year experience showed that the productivity has increased by about 30% over the traditional methods and has a potential to increase by over 60%. The association will scale up the model farms to 1,000 over the next five years.
Amid economic slowdown and rural distress, Unilever foresees ‘soft’ India sales
India’s fast-moving consumer goods market grew 6.6% in the December quarter compared with 15.7% growth a year ago, according to Nielsen, which said the rural slowdown has bottomed out and demand will stabilise in 2020.
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