Start-ups at a standstill due to the pandemic

Seventy percent of start-ups hit hard by the pandemic says a report.  Swathi Nair | October 22, 2020 Durgapur: COVID 19 and the economic repercussions that accompanied it has affected start-ups due to erratic funding and fall in demand according to a recent report by FICCI and IAN. A survey of 250 start-ups conducted by […]

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Weeks after re-opening, Daryaganj book-market fears shutdown

The bustling crowds of the book-market have been replaced by vast empty spaces with only a few buyers and sellers in view.   Delhi: Due to low footfall and high operational costs, the Daryaganj book market faces a permanent shutdown. Booksellers said their sales figures ranged from Rs. 5,000 – 10,000 per day before Covid-19; after […]

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WFH adds to the misery of Gurugram’s istriwalas

The pandemic induced work-from-home and the occasional stepping out of the house has left the istriwalas in Palam Vihar struggling for their daily expenses. Swati Saraswat | October 22, 2020 Gurugram: Istriwalas saw a dip in customer base on account of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic as most of their customers are not stepping out of […]

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Three more confirmed Covid-19 cases in city

Karnataka hot on the trail of its neighbouring state, Kerala, in terms of a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 infections. The neighbouring state has 12 cases. By Labani Mahanandy Bengaluru: Three more cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Karnataka, taking the toll to four. All of them hail from Bengaluru. Indian Council of […]

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