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  • Bollywood: Losses mount, as Maharashtra theatres remain shut and 50% occupancy rule persists in most states Sep 19, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    Bollywood: Losses mount, as Maharashtra theatres remain shut and 50% occupancy rule persists in most states

    Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Aamir Khan, John Abraham, and Kartik Aaryan among those waiting for the state to reopen cinemas, to release new movies.

  • How Coronasomnia disrupted our sleep Sep 19, 2021 07:52 AM IST

    How Coronasomnia disrupted our sleep

    A 2021 survey showed that Indian adults experienced new sleep challenges like difficulty falling asleep (37 percent), difficulty staying asleep (27 percent), and waking up during the night (39 percent).

  • Demand for wood in crematoriums causes widespread tree felling in Uttarakhand Sep 12, 2021 12:56 PM IST

    Demand for wood in crematoriums causes widespread tree felling in Uttarakhand

    Villagers have been forced to chop down trees due to the absence of adequate wood storage facilities in many of the Himalayan state's crematoriums.

  • Covid-hit, Assam’s mobile theatre cries for a healing touch Sep 05, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    Covid-hit, Assam’s mobile theatre cries for a healing touch

    Assam's mobile theatres have been shut for almost two years now. Operators say they need a government bailout and easing of Covid restrictions, to save the sector.

  • With no tourist handouts, hungry Bali monkeys raid homes Sep 05, 2021 09:03 AM IST

    With no tourist handouts, hungry Bali monkeys raid homes

    The Sangeh Monkey Forest typically had about 6,000 visitors a month, but as the pandemic spread last year, that number dropped to about 500.

  • Orphaned due to Covid, these kids are abandoning their education to make a living instead Sep 04, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    Orphaned due to Covid, these kids are abandoning their education to make a living instead

    These children are also facing problems accessing government aid schemes.

  • India’s economy is on a bumpy road to recovery Sep 02, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    India’s economy is on a bumpy road to recovery

    While growth is expected to pick up pace, the government must continue measures to stimulate demand through targeted cash transfers and improve business conditions on a continuous basis 

  • Interview | Targeting a double-digit compounded growth in revenue: Arathi Krishna, MD, Sundram Fasteners Aug 30, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    Interview | Targeting a double-digit compounded growth in revenue: Arathi Krishna, MD, Sundram Fasteners

    While the technology transition — from BS VI to electric vehicles — has thrown up immense scope for Sundram, the company is looking at non-auto sectors as well, says Krishna

  • Kids from rural J&K skip school for odd jobs to sustain their families during lockdown Aug 29, 2021 12:08 PM IST

    Kids from rural J&K skip school for odd jobs to sustain their families during lockdown

    Though the Jammu and Kashmir government has launched radio and TV programmes to reach students who can’t study online, the children are much too busy helping their families make ends meet.

  • With six weeks to go for Durga Puja, the Kumartuli potters are hoping for a miracle Aug 29, 2021 01:55 AM IST

    With six weeks to go for Durga Puja, the Kumartuli potters are hoping for a miracle

    Just the creative industries that crop up around Durga Puja festivities are worth Rs 32,377 crore, according to a recent report.

  • The pandemic is testing the Federal Reserve’s new policy plan Aug 25, 2021 06:16 PM IST

    The pandemic is testing the Federal Reserve’s new policy plan

    Despite rapidly rising inflation, the Fed chief has to explain why full-blast support from the central bank remains necessary

  • Chart of the Day | The cost of the pandemic to India's growth Aug 24, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | The cost of the pandemic to India's growth

    India’s output in the September quarter is likely to be below its level four years ago

  • Covid impact | Forced into menial jobs during lockdown, these students now teach one another Aug 22, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    Covid impact | Forced into menial jobs during lockdown, these students now teach one another

    In Jharkhand’s Bigha village, youngsters form a teaching chain where senior students teach the juniors; parents and community are enthusiastic in their support. 

  • Back to office: The end of workations and prolonged home visits Aug 21, 2021 06:25 PM IST

    Back to office: The end of workations and prolonged home visits

    With more offices set to open in the next few months, bigger organisations are considering hybrid working models and employees, too, are using this time to decide on their preferred style of work.

  • SpiceJet’s air cargo spin-off first step in building a logistics chain Aug 20, 2021 11:38 AM IST

    SpiceJet’s air cargo spin-off first step in building a logistics chain

    Spicejet’s decision to spin off the cargo business helps it raise capital during a difficult period for the passenger business

  • Tinder report on Gen-Z dating trends: Dates on roller skates, mask up, let’s take it slow Aug 19, 2021 11:32 AM IST

    Tinder report on Gen-Z dating trends: Dates on roller skates, mask up, let’s take it slow

    Indian youngsters are craving the human touch, but beneath that need are caveats too, according to a new Tinder report.

  • Moneycontrol Masterclass | Nuanced approach to reopening schools needed, there is severe learning loss: Experts Aug 16, 2021 05:10 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Masterclass | Nuanced approach to reopening schools needed, there is severe learning loss: Experts

    Since the onset of the pandemic, schools have remained shut and have shifted to a virtual at-home learning environment. The threat of a third wave may mean a second year of online learning for kids. As the debate around reopening schools grows louder, we assess the impact of long hours of online learning and if India is ready to send its kids to school.

  • Can world trade duck China port punch? Aug 16, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    Can world trade duck China port punch?

    India and other nations have a lot to worry as Ningbo port disruption can muddy their export prospects 

  • Happy birthday, India Aug 15, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Happy birthday, India

    How to observe Independence Day in a pandemic year, marked by loss and suffering.

  • Covid impact | How fine-dining restaurants adapted to lockdowns and restrictions Aug 14, 2021 09:22 PM IST

    Covid impact | How fine-dining restaurants adapted to lockdowns and restrictions

    The Hunger Inc Team, Chef Manish Mehrotra, Chef Prateek Sadhu and Chef Regi Mathew have laid out the roadmap on how to survive a pandemic and reinvent yourself.

  • UK, UAE, Spain ease Covid travel restrictions; Saudi Arabia opens doors for Umrah pilgrims Aug 10, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    UK, UAE, Spain ease Covid travel restrictions; Saudi Arabia opens doors for Umrah pilgrims

    For Dubai residence visa holders, students headed to Canada, Umrah pilgrims and travellers to several destinations in Europe and the Middle East, good news is finally trickling in.

  • Less travel for corporate jetsetters Aug 08, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    Less travel for corporate jetsetters

    Once the bedrock of business, will corporate travel take a back seat in the post-pandemic world?

  • How Covid-19 is changing the way we shop for homes Aug 07, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    How Covid-19 is changing the way we shop for homes

    Value for money and better space design - rather than larger carpet area - are on homebuyers' minds.

  • India’s coffee exports look up as the world runs short of the beverage Aug 07, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    India’s coffee exports look up as the world runs short of the beverage

    A recovery in demand in Europe, where cafes are reopening, and lower than expected output in Brazil bode well for India’s coffee growers this year.

  • We’re already late to school — Let’s not delay any further Aug 04, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    We’re already late to school — Let’s not delay any further

    Globally, this generation of students is at risk of losing about $10 trillion in future life-time earnings — an amount equivalent to almost 10 percent of global GDP 

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