"FCI is able to meet the increasing demand of foodgrains by gearing up the pace of supply of wheat and rice throughout the country mostly by rail. A total of 69 rakes are under loading today, i.e., 03.04.2020 carrying about 1.93 lakh metric tonnes of foodgrains," FCI said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Prepared to tackle additional demand of foodgrains: Food Corporation of India
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Voom plans to expand to other Brazilian cities first, then to Latin American neighbors such as Mexico City, Bogotá, and Buenos Aires. The next step will be to similar cities in Asia, such as Jakarta, Indonesia, and Manila, Philippines. Los Angeles would be a good candidate, says Subramanian, but regulations over noise pollution will make it tougher to get started. By then, perhaps sci-fi autonomous craft (like Airbus’s own Vahana) will be available. “When future technologies come about, we will be ready,” says Subramanian. … [Read more...] about Here’s why South America is getting helicopter ride-sharing before the U.S.
Because humans and primates share genetic material and can potentially pass diseases between them, some zoos across the country had taken precautions before they closed, canceling behind-the-scenes tours where humans might be closer than usual to the animals, Ashe said. Even in the best of times, zookeepers in the Bronx have maintained a strict protocol of wearing masks and face shields around primates. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | The Bronx zoo is also empty, but the animals don’t mind
Crude oil prices have recently fallen to their lowest in nearly three months after the failed decision of production cut by OPEC nations, stoking fears about global economic growth. Trade tiff of the US with China has led to fears of further slowing down of the global economy which could impact crude oil demand and hence its prices. … [Read more...] about Lucky 7: HDFC Securities picks fundamentally strong stocks for your portfolio
The Rosenblatt report also states that, “FinTechs with lower fixed costs will outperform and gain favor with investors over those with big, rigid fixed costs. The flexibility in business models and the ability to dial-up/down costs will become critical for FinTechs and will determine which firms survive. Firms that rely heavily on large marketing expenditures to generate growth will come under investor scrutiny as they can no longer justify large customer acquisition costs (CAC) due to weak transaction volumes.” … [Read more...] about New report predicts major disruption in fintech market due to COVID crisis