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Tag: Covid19 Impact

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COVID-19 Impact: Health Experts Signal Increase In Mental Problems

New Delhi: Public health experts have flagged a manifold increase in mental health cases amid the coronavirus pandemic, with many attributing the rising stress and anxiety levels to isolation, loss of loved ones, economic uncertainty and the fear of contracting the disease. According to a survey by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the pandemic disrupted […]

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COVID-19 Impact: 2020 National Sports Awards To Be Held Virtually

New Delhi: The 2020 National Sports Awards will be held via video conferencing due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sports Ministry said on Thursday. The ceremony is scheduled to be held on Saturday (August 29), and the Ministry said that 65 out of the 74 awardees will be present. Of the nine award winners who […]

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COVID-19 Impact: 78% Parents Ready For Wards To Lose An Academic Year

New Delhi: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, at least 78 per cent of Indian parents are unwilling to send their wards to school immediately post lockdown, even if that entails repeating an academic year, a new survey said on Thursday. The survey conducted by edtech startup SP Robotic Works among 3,600 parents and an […]

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COVID19 Impact: Lack Of Foreign Tourists Cost Italy $3.5 Billion

Rome: A lack of foreign tourists in Italy this month has cost the country more than 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) in lost revenue in the hospitality, food, transportation, entertainment and retail sectors, according to a report. The report released on Sunday by the National Confederation of Farmers (Coldiretti) said that in July 2019, “over […]

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COVID19 Impact: India Feature Phone Market Declines 68% In Q2

New Delhi: With the Covid-19 pandemic leading people to cut on discretionary spending, the India feature phone market declined 68 per cent (year-on-year in the second quarter this year, a Counterpoint Research report said on Friday. Consumers in this highly cost-sensitive segment tried to save money by reducing discretionary purchases, said the report. The nationwide […]

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Digital Payments In India Saw 23% Jump In Last 30 Days

New Delhi: Digital payment transactions in India have rebounded by 23 per cent in the last 30 days, full-stack financial solutions company Razorpay said in a report on Monday. The overall digital transactions declined by 12 per cent in the last 101 days, compared to a 30 per cent drop in the first 30 days […]

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70% Startups Affected By COVID-19, 12% Shut

New Delhi: The Covid-19 pandemic has made an unprecedented impact on Indian businesses, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startups. According to a joint survey by FICCI and Indian Angel Network (IAN), the pandemic has hit the businesses of around 70 per cent startups. With uncertainty in the business environment and an unexpected shift […]

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COVID-19 Affecting Sexual & Reproductive Health In Young Adults

New York: Social distancing and limited access to contraceptive during the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young adults, say researchers. The researchers from Columbia and Rutgers University in the US addressed how these challenges, as well as peer and romantic relationships, are being navigated. The study was published […]

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IPL 2020 postponed indefinitely after Covid-19 lockdown extension

New Delhi: The Indian Premier Leagues (IPL) 13th edition has been indefinitely postponed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an extension of the current nationwide lockdown till May 3. Speaking to IANS, a BCCI functionary said that the current situation calls for an indefinite postponement and the franchises have been informed about the […]

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COVID19 Impact: Table Tennis World Championships Postponed To September

Seoul: In view of the COVID19 impact, the table tennis world team championships have been postponed once again. Amid the concerns around the Coronavirus outbreak across the world, the organisers decided the postponement. The organising committee of the 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan said in a statement that the event will be […]

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Coronavirus Impact On Indian Sports & Sportsmen

While the whole world is going through a traumatic condition for the Coronavirus outbreak, it has left a major impact on Indian sports and sportsmen. The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, which was due to start on March 29, has already been deferred till April 15 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, […]

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COVID-19 Effect: No Film, TV, Digital Shoot From March 19 To 31

Mumbai: In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all filmmaking and producing bodies in India including Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees, Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association and Producers Guild of India have unanimously decided to put shooting of all kinds of entertainment formats on hold temporarily. A notification unanimously issued by the […]

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