The world’s biggest has cost India millions of jobs, resulted in record low economic activity, and fueled the biggest earnings decline in at least six years.

Profits at NSE Nifty 50 Index members fell about 15% last quarter from the same period last year, the worst drop since at least 2014, according to Bloomberg-compiled data. About two thirds of the firms in index have announced results for the March quarter so far. Communications, energy and industrials recorded the steepest declines on an adjusted basis.

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Stay-at-home measures triggered by the pandemic has kept most of India’s 1.3 billion population indoors since late March, leading to a collapse in business activities. Group Inc. expects gross domestic product to contract 5% in the fiscal year through March 2021, which would be

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Building a brand that customers love is a dream of almost every entrepreneur. Building a brand that is also a commercial success is the ultimate goal. 

The team at hello products has done just that. Starting with hello, the first “naturally friendly” oral-care brand, founder Craig Dubitsky and his team at hello products built a powerful consumer brand that goes well beyond great product packaging and social media marketing.

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So, you’re stuck at home with elevated sugar levels. You may not want to visit your diabetologist even if he is a few kilometres away, because you simply don’t want to expose yourself to the dreaded Covid-19 infection. What do you do?


Don’t fret. You can get quality advice right within the confines of your home, through a mechanism called All you need is a smart phone to start consulting health specialists over video call, phone call, whatsapp, and other applications.


has been around for quite a while in India, but it is only recently — on March 25, in fact — that the health ministry issued guidelines on its practice in the country. The Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent have also provided an impetus to the form of medical consultation.




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Although the streets of America have never actually been paved with gold, the pervasive dream of “making it big” here persists among newcomers. Thousands of successful American entrepreneurs weren’t born in the U.S., and there shouldn’t be a wall between immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs and financing. 

According to Fundera, 28 percent of all “main street” businesses are owned by immigrants. These businesses are the kinds of providers most people visit all the time – grocery stores, nail salons, restaurants, clothing and liquor stores and more. Nearly half of all business growth from 2000 to 2013 was due to immigrant business owners.

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The Gujarat High Court (HC) has stayed unitholders’ voting process for winding-up of six debt schemes of Franklin Templeton MF (FT MF), following plea by Areez Phirozsha Khambatta and Persis Khambatta, who are part of the business family running the popular Rasna juice brand.


The senior counsel appearing for the two petitioners (aged 83 years and 75 years) along with Khambatta Trust contented that FT MF had not followed due regulations in the wind-up process.


“Attention of the court was invited to sub-clause 15(c) of regulation-18 of the SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations … to bring out the point that when majority of the trustees decide to wind up or prematurely redeem the units, the trustees have to obtain the consent of the unitholders,” the court order read, citing petitioners’ plea.


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Businesses are trying to cope with the global health crisis, and many are struggling to crack the code to keep their brands relevant and stable as it persists week after week.

The thought of staying possible, let alone growing a business, during a time like this can be extremely intimidating. During difficult times, many companies opt to pursue new leads in an effort to increase revenue, rather than remembering that it costs less to nurture the customers they already have. A strong, solid customer base can insulate companies during a time of economic uncertainty.

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Businesses need to think more holistically about their customers and yes, increase outreach where needed, but also pay attention to existing loyal fans. While any company that wants to grow needs to engage