About 7,000 people share one public toilet in Delhi

Only one out of four toilet seats are reserved for women in India. Delhi has one public toilet seat per 4,373 males and 10,039 females, revealed a report by Praja Foundation. Out of 2,985 public toilets built by the various municipal corporations of Delhi, 2,055 are for males and 777 are for females. In contrast, […]

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‘Immunized’ villagers fighting COVID sans masks

People in villages apparently have a special immune system that protects them from COVID-19. Their special shield is neither a mask nor a sanitizer but Waheguru, the Sikh God. Ludhiana:  A week after the weekly vegetable mandis (markets) started operating, people hardly showed any concerns for the prevalent pandemic. The number of cases being reported […]

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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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