L&T bags multiple orders across business verticals in domestic market

L&T bags multiple orders across business verticals in domestic market


Infrastructure company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday said it has received multiple orders across various business segments in the domestic market.


The company did not provide the value of the contracts but said the orders fall under the “large” category, which ranges between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore according to its classification of contracts.



“The construction arm of L&T has secured orders from prestigious clients for its varied businesses,” L&T said in a regulatory filing.


The company said its buildings and factories business has won orders from a reputed developer to construct a high rise residential project and an office space in Mumbai.


The factories business has received an order from a leading global shipping and logistic company for the design and construction of warehousing logistics park at Mumbai and also secured an order

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The (food) grain of Punjab’s own farm Bills

The (food) grain of Punjab’s own farm Bills


Much was made of the government’s plan to reject the three central laws on agri markets and provide its own protection to famers, especially on prices for their produce. But, the two Bills presented in the state legislature on the trade and commerce and contract farming Acts of the Union government as amendments to nullify some provisions of those Acts and provide its own mechanisms of protection are mainly about paddy and wheat prices and markets and the state government protecting its own revenue. This would be the state’s own roadblock to any crop diversification and would perpetuate the paddy-wheat cropping cycle and monoculture if it stands the test of legal scrutiny by the courts.


The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce amendment Bill assumes that the Union Act (APMC Mandi Bypass Act, 2020) would nullify the (MSP) mechanism and would expose

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Tips for Creating a Logo for an Agriculture Business

Tips for Creating a Logo for an Agriculture Business

 

A logo is one of the most important elements of a business’s branding. And none more so than with an agriculture business.

Certain colors and imagery denotes agriculture. By incorporating such recognizable features into a logo, it becomes instantly identifiable as an agriculture business to audiences.

LogoDesign, professional logo makers, provide tips on how to create agricultural logo designs. The infographic looks at the best types of logos for an agricultural business. Some of the best type of logos for agriculture ventures include:



Monogram Logos

These logos combine the initials of a brand into the design of the logo.

Wordmark Logos

Another font-type logo, which combines the brand’s name with a distinctive typeface.

Iconic Logos

Iconic logos use real-world objects that are easily recognized as an agricultural item, such as a farm or field.

Abstract Logos

These graphic-led logos represent a concept embodied by the agriculture business.

Mascot Logos

These

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DATA STORY: India now has fewer active coronavirus cases than France

DATA STORY: India now has fewer active coronavirus cases than France

With yet another net decline on Tuesday, India’s count of active cases came down to 748,538, which is fewer than France’s tally of 770,719 and the US’ 2,728,163. With sub-600 Covid-19 fatalitities for consecutive days – 587 reported on Tuesday – India’s reached 115,197, while 69,720 cured cases pushed the country’s total recovered cases to 6,733,328, or 88.63 per cent of all confirmed infections so far. The country has reported as many as 1,545,503 cured cases in October so far.


Overall, an addition of 46,790 cases – the lowest single-day spike since July 23 – took India’s tally of confirmed cases to 7,597,063.



The third-most-affected country by active cases and fatality, and second by total cases, India has added 421,183 in the past seven days. Here are the key takeaways from the data released by the Union Ministry of

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Death of an infant shows cruelty of starving in a country of food abundance

Death of an infant shows cruelty of starving in a country of food abundance


Nafisa watched her baby’s life drain away.


She and her husband struggled to make even 1 rupee (1 cent) a day from their tailoring business after India went into a Covid-19 lockdown in March. They often have nothing to eat. Nafisa was breast-feeding little Aaris, and with hardly any food for herself, she simply couldn’t produce enough milk. He grew weak, and his skin yellowed with jaundice. Hungry and in pain, he sobbed and howled. He died in his mother’s arms just a few weeks into the lockdown, at four months old.



It was an especially cruel tragedy because it happened in a country that boasts about having the world’s largest food-aid program. Government warehouses brim with more than 70 million metric tons of grains, or almost 15% of global stockpiles, and the nation’s wheat and rice harvests have surged to records.

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Consumer Habits Changing for Halloween 2020 – Is Your Store Adapting?

Consumer Habits Changing for Halloween 2020 – Is Your Store Adapting?

Consumer habits have changed dramatically in the past seven months. And it is not going to be any different for Halloween in 2020. This according to the study from RetailMeNot in its annual report and infographic about Halloween.

According to the study, COVID-19 will impact the plans Americans have for Halloween. A clear majority or 80% say their plans will change because of the Pandemic. And when it comes to shopping, 34% say they do not plan to shop for costumes. However, they are looking for ways to celebrate safely in their homes.



Consumer Behavior Changing for Halloween 2020

The issue of safety has always been a big concern during Halloween, but this year there is an added burden. How to keep kids and adults protected from the virus. In the study, 21% of the respondents say they will come up with creative ways for their children to celebrate.

Another

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