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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken most businesses to the cleaners, literally. Although stay-at-home orders that were in place are being lifted, the vast majority of businesses are struggling to resume normal operations.
NASSCOM Survey reported that 70% of travel and transport startups have faced 40% revenue decline, 50% of fintech and logistics startups have seen a similar dip whereas 14% of edtech and health tech startups expect revenue growth amid coronavirus crisis.
Many businesses have gone down the line due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, but education section and sector seems to be blooming as the schools are shut for over 2 months now. The demand for online teaching is increasing day by day.
Zomato and Swiggy occupy a majority share of the food delivery market in India and Amazon's entry in this space could be a massive challenge for them.
Ambani is no longer the tenth richest man in the world or even Asia’s richest man. He lost this title of Asia’s richest man to Alibaba founder and Chinese billionaire. Mukesh Ambani is now the world’s 21st richest person after slipping 12 spots from his previous rank in 2019. However, he continues to be the richest person in India.
Lockdown implemented to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus has been extended till May 3. The Ministry of Home Affair has issued detailed guidelines regarding services that'll remain operational and those not.
The novel coronavirus outbreak has opened a new market for face shields as protective gear for doctors, policemen, and other frontline workers and a bunch of 20-year-olds from Mumbai has taken the lead in designing and manufacturing them. Many 3D printing companies donate to public hospitals, police stations, other frontline workers.
गूगल के इस नए फीचर का उद्देश्य कोरोना वायरस के चलते हुए लॉकडाउन से प्रभावित नागरिकों की मदद करना है। फिलहाल, यह अंग्रेजी भाषा में ही उपलब्ध है। हालांकि, इस पर काम चल रहा है, ताकि इसका इस्तेमाल हिंदी भाषा में भी किया जा सके।
India has reported over 4,700 COVID-19 cases and over 400 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total death toll now in India stands at 132.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian startup ecosystem is facing the brunt of this economic slowdown.
KlinicApp is now enabling home tests for COVID-19 in Mumbai. It is also planning to roll it out in Pune and Delhi in a week.
Ola cabs has announced the introduction of a micro-credit initiative for its drivers, in a bid to lend financial aid in times of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Currently, there are about 300 million online gamers in India and the number is expected to grow by 46% to 440 million in two years.
India’s largest E-retail platforms like Amazon and Flipkart have suffered an estimated loss of at least $1 billion in gross sales due to 21-day lockdown to control the novel Coronavirus.
Researchers have developed a tool that can assess if Coronavirus outbreak has naturally originated or not.
MakeMyTrip’s Group Executive Chairman and Group CEO announced that they would draw zero salary, and the rest of the company’s leadership team has offered to take a 50% pay-cut amid Coronavirus outbreak.
डिजिटल भुगतान से जुड़ी कंपनी पेटीएम (Paytm) ने एक बड़ा एलान किया है. पेटीएम ने कहा है कि वह कोरोना वायरस (Coronavirus) की दवा विकसित करने के लिए भारतीय शोधकर्ताओं को पांच करोड़ रुपये देगी, पेटीएम के संस्थापक और सीईओ विजय शेखर शर्मा ने रविवार को ट्वीट में यह बात कही।
CoSara ने 2014 में शुरू की गई 'मेक इन इंडिया' पहल के साथ खुद को संरेखित किया है। इसका लक्ष्य भारत को एक वैश्विक डिजाइन और विनिर्माण केंद्र में बदलना है।
ई-कॉमर्स कंपनियों के साथ अंतर-मंत्रिस्तरीय बैठक आयोजित की, ताकि लॉक-डाउन स्थिति में भी सामान की आपूर्ति सुनिश्चित की जा सके।