Henna gets COVID’s short end of the stick

Wedding restrictions during COVID-19 hampered the business of henna designers across the country. Henna designers in India are struggling to keep their businesses alive after COVID-19 wedding restrictions led to a decrease in the number of customers. This reduced the demand for henna designers, and many people had to find other jobs. Laxman, a henna […]

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No udhaari for stationery business any longer

Stationery businesses are facing losses because of non -payment of the goods sold on credit basis. The distributer chain of stationery manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers has stopped selling goods through the credit system. Prakash, 30, a wholesaler at Avenue Road said that the credit system is dying because after the first lockdown, businesses have not […]

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Mother’s imprisonment leads to child’s trauma say psychiatrists

The National Commission for Protection of Child report (NCPCR) says 60 percent of imprisoned mothers rarely met their children and 13 percent never met them at all. Children staying apart from their imprisoned parent may develop social aggression. Separation of mothers may lead to a change in the social pattern and juvenile delinquency say experts. […]

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Students unclear about the NEP

The government, however, continues to hold workshops and seminars to bring clarity. No clear communication has left students confused about choosing the right subjects. Students in Karnataka are still not sure of how to choose electives and courses under New Education Policy (NEP). Most private and government colleges have already started their admission process. Shivam […]

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Provide relief to Covid orphans: SC to States

Maharashtra joins the list of states who have proposed sponsorship for children who lost their parents to Covid. Mumbai: The Supreme Court has directed states to provide immediate relief to children who have been orphaned due to the pandemic. The court direction came in response to an application filed by amicus curiae Gaurav Agarwal seeking […]

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Teachers not happy promoting students

Due to the closure of schools, online exams were conducted and students were promoted without learning anything in the previous academic year. Haryana: Students of first and second standards were given marks based on oral assessment through Shiksha Mitra’s contact numbers, while students of third, fourth, and fifth standards had to give online exams through […]

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Online classes sentence law students to a dark future

Online training of law students, might leave them with no jobs in the coming future, they fear. Chandigarh: Final year law students are worried that they aren’t learning anything online though most courts have gone online since the pandemic. Jaspreet Kaur, a final year law student said, “The final year of legal studies is supposed […]

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Pandemic crushes aspirants’ dream to become government officers

More than 50 percent of competitive exam aspirants stopped studying, and coaching institutes are struggling to survive due to continual postponement of exams. Mumbai: Umesh Patil dreamt of becoming a police officer and had been preparing for Maharashtra Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) Police Sub Inspector’s (PSI) exam for the last four years. When the exam […]

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