Ms. Lokhanday says, “Paper napkins are thin and easily biodegradable. There is a recent trend for seed paper wedding cards, calendars and token gifts, but the germination takes longer or mostly fails since the paper is pressed and they are above 200 gm.” … [Read more...] about Telangana craft entrepreneur’s paper napkin a ‘seed’ of an idea
Transport for shopping and shooting will be another problem. We cannot use autos as we carry a lot of shopping bags. Many drivers have left for their villages and I don't know how to drive. … [Read more...] about Lockdown woes: How will we stylists survive?
Avyaan Overseas Private Limited (now known as Bagla Overseas Private Limited); its managing director, Mohit Kamboj; directors Jitendra Gulshan Kapoor, Siddhant Bagla and Irtesh Mishra have been named. Mr. Kamboj is general secretary of the BJP's Mumbai unit. … [Read more...] about Bank of India fraud case: CBI searches in five places in Mumbai
But the real alarm was set off on April 4 when a positive case was reported from Dharavi’s slum, Mukund Nagar. In the official books, this was the fourth case from Dharavi. The 48-year-old-man lived with 11 members of his family in a two-room house, each room barely 100 sq ft. “He complained of chest pain and breathlessness. So, we immediately rushed him to Sion Hospital where they found that he was positive for COVID-19. The next day, they shifted him to Kasturba Hospital,” said the patient’s son adding that they were all quarantined in a facility in Dharavi. “We don’t know what they treated him for. On April 13, we received a call saying he had passed away. We continued to be confined in the quarantine facility,” he said. His father’s burial was carried out by the civic staff in the presence of a family friend. When they returned home after completing the 14-day-long quarantine period, the family members were told to strictly remain at … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Dharavi | When a virus finds space in India’s largest slum
Wholesale prices of vegetables dropped by ₹10 a kg. For instance, carrots, ladies finger and tomatoes were sold for ₹20 a kg. While some stock could be retained, a considerable amount of vegetables would be wasted as there was no way to store them, he said. … [Read more...] about Poor condition of Thirumazhisai market leads to a dip in business