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Small Businesses Struggle To Pay Wages Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Small Businesses Struggle To Pay Wages Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Small businesses account for nearly one-quarter of the country’s $2.9 trillion economy. Hundreds of thousands of cash-starved small businesses have either deferred or cut their workers’ wages this month, say industrialists and union leaders, amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. All India Manufacturers …

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Are Smartphones An Essential Item Whose Sales in India Be Resumed Amid COVID-19 Lockdown?

Are Smartphones An Essential Item Whose Sales in India Be Resumed Amid COVID-19 Lockdown?

India is about to complete a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak on March 24. The lockdown that was aimed to reduce the deadly impact of COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus version called SARS-CoV-2, has adversely impacted the lives of most …

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Services Activity Contracts In March Amid Coronavirus Disruptions

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Economists say an extended lockdown could drag the economy to either no growth or a contraction Bengaluru: India’s dominant services sector, the lifeblood for economic growth and jobs, contracted in March as new business and export demand fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc globally, a private survey showed. …

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Coronavirus Lockdown May Hurt Government’s Plan to Sell Record Bonds

Coronavirus Lockdown May Hurt Government

The government on Tuesday said it will sell Rs 4.88 lakh crore of bonds in the six months to September With India in the throes of an unprecedented lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s record borrowing program may face a rough start. The government on Tuesday said it will sell Rs …

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7 Fun And Easy Recipes Kids Can Make At Home

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Highlights Keeping the kids busy at home can be a task You can make them cook a little in the kitchen too Here are 7 easy recipes that your kids can cook too at home With the Coronavirus crisis spreading throughout the world, India has come under a lockdown for …

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All Banks Ensuring Branches Open, ATMs Working, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

All Banks Ensuring Branches Open, ATMs Working: Nirmala Sitharaman

Social distancing is being respected and sanitizers are provided, Ms Sitharaman emphasized.. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave an assurance that all bank branches and ATMs would remain open, in an attempt to assuage concerns that the ongoing coronavirus lockdown across the country, which is already into the sixth day, may …

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Amazon, Flipkart Operations Being Disrupted Amid Lockdown: Report

Amazon, Flipkart Operations Being Disrupted Amid Lockdown: Report

Local issues such as differing state and district level regulations are hindering operations. The government had assured e-commerce companies that their operations would not be disrupted amid a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus, but most are facing crippling disruptions after just three days, sources familiar with the matter said …

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Gold Price Today March 25 2020 Gold Futures Rates Jump Nearly 2% Amid Coronavirus COVID19 Lockdown

Gold Price Today: Gold Futures Jump Nearly 2% Amid Coronavirus (COVID19) Lockdown

MCX gold futures strengthened by as much as Rs721/10 grams to touch Rs 42,100/10 grams Gold Rates On March 25: Gold prices spiked on Wednesday as the government imposed a 21-day pan-India lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MCX gold futures strengthened by Rs 721 per 10 …

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Coronavirus News Entrepreneurs Write to PM, Suggest 2-3 Week Lockdown

Entrepreneurs Write to PM, Suggest 2-3 Week Lockdown

With increasing number of people getting infected by the novel coronavirus, a group entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting a lockdown starting as early as March 20 across the major impacted cities for two to three weeks. In a presentation prepared by the venture …

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