These pests, that migrate in large groups, eat any and all crops that come in their way, causing endless woes to farmers and affecting food supply. A single swarm covering an area of one square kilometre can contain as many as 80 million locusts. One large swarm of locusts can consume crops as much as 35,000 people in a day. They breed rapidly and can cover up to 150 km daily. … [Read more...] about Indian farmers battle locust infestation amid COVID-19 crisis
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"The impact of COVID-19 and the unpredictable nature of the recovery has left Uber India SA with no choice but to reduce the size of its workforce. Around 600 full-time positions across driver and rider support, as well as other functions, are being impacted," said Pradeep Parameswaran, President, Uber India and South Asia. … [Read more...] about After Ola, Uber lays off 600 employees in India
While Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh had said those arriving in the state would have to be in home or institutional quarantine for 14 days, four separate guidelines were released by the state administration, with nobody within the state bureaucracy clear about which set of Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) were to be followed. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Punjab amends guidelines for passengers arriving on domestic flights — 4 times in 24 hours
Consider all one-year returns since 2012 (in order to cover multiple rate cycles). The maximum average return gilt funds delivered in this period was 19.4 per cent. The lowest average 1-year return was a loss of 1.03 per cent. Over the above time frame, 5 per cent of the time, the funds delivered losses over the one-year period. Bond price falls on interest rate moving up, can wipe out a good part of the gain previously made. … [Read more...] about Double-digit returns in gilt funds: Should you rush to invest in them?
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