28 states, UTs ban smokeless tobacco products, spitting due to coronavirus
Public health experts have welcomed the move by the central government to ban the use of tobacco products and spitting in public places to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. States like Assam, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Haryana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh among others are also penalising violators for spitting tobacco in public places.
Sonam Wangchuk gives a ‘systematic plan’ on how we can boycott Chinese products in coming years
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Horticulture production in 2019-20 estimated 3.13% higher than last year
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Sony India starts advanced booking for home audio-video products
After 40 days of lockdown, certain business activities like opening of standalone stores and e-commerce delivery of non-essential items have been allowed in green and orange zones (locations with few or no COVID-19 cases).
Tata Group ties up with SCTIMST for commercial production of COVID-19 testing kits
The tie with city-based SCTIMST follows Tata Sons partnership with CSIR-Institute of Genomics andIntegrative Biology to produce CRISPR based COVID test kits.
James Cameron, Jon Landau reach New Zealand with 50-member crew to restart ‘Avatar' production
Landau said they will be self-isolating as per the guidelines laid down by the government.
BMW Group India resumes local production at Chennai plant
German car maker BMW commenced operations at the Chennai plant in accordance with the government-initiated guidelines. The company also stated that the BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad dealerships across the country would restart the operations in adherence to local government directives.
Kiranas in crisis, disruption tough to reverse, fears FMCG
Industry executives said small outlets are also feeling the pinch because distributors are dealing in cash and not offering 7-21 days of credit as before. The industry fears these closures may further delay the recovery of the market.
Salt shortage ahead? Manufacturers predict a shortfall as lockdown halts production
Salt farmers are predicting a shortfall as lockdown has truncated the production cycle.
Over 7 lakh small stores may have shut shop due to lockdown
India has about 10-12 million small retail outlets selling grocery and other FMCG products.
Maruti Suzuki to resume production in Manesar from May 12
While the plant was granted permission to start with a single shift operation over two weeks ago, it did not immediately resume production due to supply chain constraints. Sources in the know said that the company, however, had started fumigation and maintenance of the factory since then.
Mercedes-Benz India restarts production at Chakan plant in Pune
"The production has begun with only the essential staff at the production facility, adhering to all the required social distancing protocols, and mandated safety and sanitization measures implemented," it said.
Shah Rukh & Gauri Khan's next production 'Betaal' to stream on Netflix in May
The show is written and directed by Patrick Graham of 'Ghoul' fame.
MeitY fast-tracks work on ₹5K-cr fund-of-funds
MeitY officials are expected to approach the finance ministry as early as next week with a detailed proposal for the Software Product Development Fund (SPDF), according to three sources aware of the developments.
Milind Soman makes a powerful statement, quits TikTok to #BoycottChineseProducts
The actor-model shared Sonam Wangchuk video to inform his fans about the decision.
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