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Got an amazing new business or product and need to start connecting with potential consumers? Join us for our live webinar with Rachel Sheppard, Director of global marketing for Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator, as she discusses how new businesses and startups can start building a marketing strategy, creating a content strategy, and getting their brand out there. 

Key takeaways: 

  • The differences between B2B and B2C marketing strategies 
  • How founders can best get started with marketing on a budget 
  • Why content marketing is a startups

During the COVID-19 lockdown, married couples have unexpectedly found themselves becoming office mates. Working from home has its charms, but conducting too many Zoom meetings in spare bedrooms can test the work–life balance of any couple. The inevitable interpersonal tension has caused attorneys to predict a surge in divorce cases; media reports in China already point to spikes in the divorce rate in the regions hit hardest by the virus.

It stands to reason that CEOs will not be immune from the uptick in divorce proceedings: Given their overarching responsibility for corporate strategy, CEOs face even more pressure than usual in times of crisis or uncertainty. And that should be cause for concern to shareholders and boards of directors, according to a new study (written before the coronavirus outbreak). That’s because after CEOs get divorced, the author finds, they curb their business ambition — but at the same time, they


National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned Rs 795 crore for reconstructing damaged by Amphan that ripped through West Bengal in May, an official of the agency said on Thursday.


The state government had sought Rs 1,028 crore from for repairing impaired embankments under Rural Development Fund (RIDF).



The amount of Rs 795 crore was sanctioned following the appeal of the government, the official said.


Amphan struck West Bengal on May 20, killing 96 people and leaving behind a trail of destruction.


has already provided Rs 145 crore under RIDF to the state as special liquidity support for boosting rural in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Equity benchmark rallied 420 points on Thursday, led by stellar gains in IT major Infosys, even as global faced selling pressure amid spiking coronavirus cases. After a choppy start, the 30-share BSE gained momentum towards the end of the session. It finally closed 419.87 points, or 1.16 per cent, higher at 36,471.68.


Similarly, the NSE Nifty surged 121.75 points, or 1.15 per cent, to end at 10,739.95. was the top performer in the pack, rallying 9.56 per cent, a day after the IT major posted a stronger-than-expected 12.4 per cent rise in first quarter consolidated net profit to Rs 4,272 crore.



M&M, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Bank, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finance and Axis Bank were the other gainers, spurting up to 3.81 per cent.


On the other hand, Tech Mahindra, ITC, NPTC, PowerGrid, Titan and ICICI