Buses ferry too many passengers

Doctors say overcrowding can worsen health conditions, passengers raise objections but are ignored. KOLKATA:  Public buses in Kolkata carry more passengers than the actual number of seats. Despite objections raised by passengers, bus conductors permit people ignoring the advisories issued by the government of West Bengal. Doctors say overcrowding could cause the virus to spread.  […]

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WFH proves to be a real pain in the neck

The work-from-home culture is causing acute neck and back pains, leading people to seek physiotherapy in the middle of a pandemic. Kivleen Sahni | October 22, 2020 New Delhi: The work from home lifestyle has increased neck and back-related pains amongst the younger generation. Delhi’s BLK Hospital has seen a 50 per cent increase in […]

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Unemployment on the rise as gyms stay closed

The closure of fitness centres has left many unemployed and affected the livelihoods of a large number of families. Anjali Jayaraj | October 12, 2020 Mumbai: Gym owners and fitness enthusiasts are losing hope as Unlock 5 does not permit the reopening of gyms in Maharashtra. Gym trainers are waiting for the government’s decision on […]

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Covid 19 curtails stationery sales

There has been a steep decline in the sales of stationary equipment in the country, due to the lockdown measures implemented by the government considering the rising number of COVID 19 cases. PARAKH SINHA|October 22, 2020|4:20 PM IST Faridabad: Stationery sales have seen a massive drop in the pandemic. The lockdown has forced retail shopkeepers […]

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