Textile Industry and Covid-19

Benguluru has a vast textile industry that has been affected adversely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Textile & garments industry in India is expected to reach $223 billion by 2021 from $140.4 billion in 2018, according to Invest India statistics. Manufacturers in the Textile Industry- Motherland Garments Private Ltd’s Managing Director A.J. Pandiam said that […]

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Kerala Gov. announces special packages to children who lost parents to Covid -19

Experts say not only Kerala other states like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have also come up with such an initiative. Pune:  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced a rehabilitation package for children who lost their parents to Covid 19. The officials said the children will get an immediate aid of 3 lakhs Rs each and […]

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Illegal Adoption Messages On The Rise In Social Media

Orphans who are up for adoption need to go through a proper legal procedure, and register with the Central Adoption Registration Agency, however NGOs fear these social media messages will lead to unregulated adoptions. Mumbai: Rajesh Menon (name changed), friend of a deceased COVID patient was trying to help his friend’s now orphaned children. “The […]

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DRDO dismisses Patanjali’s claim on 2DG drug

Patanjali has done nothing much, they did publish a paper but it was based on our study, DRDO said. Gurugram: TheDefense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has said that Patanjali had nothing to do with the research of their new drug 2DG. This comes in response to Patanjali Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Acharya Balkrishna’s claim that the newly-launched […]

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Not all home remedies for Covid are helpful

Social media, papers, word of mouth are sources of bogus info Hyderabad: Amidst the raging Covid-19 pandemic, people’s fear of getting infected is driving them to unproven and unscientific remedies. Amrutha Palacharla, who works for a private company in Telangana, informed The Observer: “It is always recommended to drink hot water with honey as it helps in fighting […]

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Lockdown: Roadblock between shopkeepers and income

The shopkeepers are facing a lot of difficulties in their work due to the lockdown. NOIDA: The pandemic has largely affected the shopkeepers in Delhi and NCR in many ways. Most of the shopkeeper’s business has decreased by 50%, some shopkeepers have removed their workers as they don’t have money to give to them and […]

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Houseboats struggle to stay afloat

Houseboats in Kerala are running on tremendous losses due to the lack of domestic and foreign tourists. Kochi: The resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the tourism Industry of houseboats in Kerala to plummet. Houseboats are incurring huge losses due to the lack of tourists, lockdowns, and other restrictions.  The Kumaragaon District Tourism Promotion […]

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