Influx of tourist to Odisha decreases; Business in Puri hit

The influx of domestic and foreign tourists to Odisha decreased by 3.12 percent between 2019 and March 2020. Cuttack:  The 2019 Fani cyclone and the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic have proved to be a major hurdle for the hospitality business in Puri in Odisha. The manager of the Hotel, Prabhupada in  Puri said that business has […]

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Japan’s condom companies looking forward to the Olympics

Olympic organisers say they’ll hand out 150,000 condoms to athletes. Jammu: As Japan prepares itself to host the Tokyo Olympics, despite the backlash and the protests from the public, local condom companies are looking forward to capitalise on the influx of athletes.  “Only two companies, Sagami and Okamoto, are producing the 0.02 and 0.01-millimeter condoms, […]

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Maintenance workers struggle to keep their business afloat

With lockdown imposed, electricians and plumbers have difficulty procuring raw materials for their work. Bengaluru: As fewer people are availing the services of electricians and plumbers during the ongoing  lockdown , they are finding it difficult to procure raw material and run their businesses.,  Mahesh P of Arya electricals said, “We have closed our shop […]

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Property brokers and hostel owners are running out of business

Since the pandemic began, Indore has been empty of students, and hostel owners and property brokers have experienced a corresponding drop in business as a result. Bhawarkua Square is a student neighbourhood in the district, with over 60 private hostels and many property brokers. Since the beginning of the pandemic last year, all the property […]

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Shopkeepers suffer; Road construction blocks road

Shopkeepers on Avenue road witness fewer customers due to road construction. Bengaluru: Just when the shopkeepers on Avenue Road were witnessing an increase in sales after the lockdown, the road construction work has again hit their sales.   Shopkeepers are suffering losses as the 970 metre road is closed on both sides. Pavan Kalyan, the site […]

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