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Several IT companies like Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), etc., service the retail sector in the US. Analysts claim that the clients of such IT companies could eventually cut IT services budgets, according to a report by The Economic Times. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Indian IT firms may lose revenue as US retail clients struggle to run business: Report
As many as 67 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of such cases to 1,660 in the state, a health department official said on Thursday. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 841, while 812 patients have so far recovered from the disease. Seven people have died due to COVID-19 in the state. … [Read more...] about Odisha priest beheads man in temple believing it will end coronavirus pandemic
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