Covid-19 Factoid: India has added 24,000+ cases on each of the past 3 days

Covid-19 Factoid: India has added 24,000+ cases on each of the past 3 days

The count of confirmed cases globally now stands at over 12.64 million, and death toll at 563,521. About 7.4 million people have managed to recover from the virus so far.

In India, the third-most-affected country, the tally of total cases has crossed the 820,000-mark. The number of active cases in the country is now over 300,000 and 22,123 people have lost their lives due to


Here are some data points on the spread of the pandemic:

#1. India added over 27,000 new cases in a single day

India registered 27,114 new cases on July 10 in its highest single-day rise to surpass its previous record, set the previous day itself. India has added over 24,000 cases on each of the past three days. Maharashtra has had the biggest share of this spike, with the state reporting almost 8,000 cases on Saturday.

It

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10 Tips to Help Small Businesses Build and Promote Strong Brands

10 Tips to Help Small Businesses Build and Promote Strong Brands

Building a strong brand requires businesses to use lots of different outlets and strategies. Your brand should be consistent across your website, social media, online content, and more. So if you want to create a stronger brand image, check out the tips below from members of the online small business community.



Learn How to Brand Build with Web Design

Your website can be a huge part of your brand. So if you don’t have a strong design that’s communicated online, check out the insights in this DIY Marketers post by Alma Causey to learn how you can build a better brand.

Highlight Your Competitive Clout

When positioning a brand to potential customers, you need to show them how you stand out from your competitors. There are several strategies for doing this, as Martin Zwilling of Startup Professionals goes over in this blog post.

Boost Your Instagram Marketing Efforts

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Assumption of rate cut delivering growth simply not working: Rathin Roy

Assumption of rate cut delivering growth simply not working: Rathin Roy

The assumption that would help deliver growth is “simply not working” as transmission is not happening, said senior economist on Saturday.

Roy, director of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) said the assumptions on linear relationships between resulting in growth by lowering the cost of capital is not working for some time now. NIPFP is backed by the


“I am not persuaded by the RBI’s monetary policy statements, including that of the governor, regarding the rush down for these I heard him (Governor) just before this session and I continue to not being convinced,” Roy said at the Annual Economics Conference organised by State Bank of India.

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, who addressed the gathering before the economists’ panel, reduced rates by a cumulative 1.15 per cent in two moves since the onset

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US slaps 25% additional duty on French goods over digital tax row

US slaps 25% additional duty on French goods over digital tax row


The Trump administration on Friday announced additional duties of 25% on French cosmetics, handbags and other imports valued at $1.3 billion in response to France’s digital services tax, but would hold off on implementing the move for up to 180 days.


The US Trade Representative’s office said delaying the start of the tariffs would allow further time to resolve the issue, including through discussions in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The decision also reflected France’s agreement to defer collection of its 3% tax on digital services.



The US move follows a US Section 301 probe, which concluded the French tax discriminates against US tech firms such as Google, Facebook and


France and other countries view digital service taxes as a way to raise revenue from the local operations of big tech companies which they

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Derailed economic activities getting back on track: Haryana CM Khattar

Derailed economic activities getting back on track: Haryana CM Khattar


Chief Minister on Friday said that with the unlocking of the economy, several disrupted activities were getting back on track.


Speaking in Rohtak, Khattar said the revenue generation of the state has also increased in the last few weeks.



He said several activities which were disrupted due to the Covid-19 are now slowly coming back on track.


Several steps have been taken by the state government to prevent the pandemic spread, he said.


He said the government got a revenue of Rs 16,009 crore in the last financial year 2019-20, whereas during the corresponding period in the current financial year, only Rs 11,098 crore was received.


Notably, the revenue collected during the first two months of the had almost been negligible as almost all revenue sources, including GST, Excise, Stamp

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BizSugar Community Roundtable: Virtual Teams Key to Long-term Business Success

BizSugar Community Roundtable: Virtual Teams Key to Long-term Business Success

One of the key findings of the recent survey undertaken by the BizSugar mastermind community was that many small businesses focus heavily on DIY for things that have to get done outside of their area of expertise.

Not only does that cost you precious time, a lack of expertise may cost you even in more in the long run.

That’s why the BizSugar advisory board, along with a few members experienced in building virtual teams, recently got together for a LinkedIn Live discussion to share tips, tricks and hacks for putting together successful virtual teams to get things done for your business. Participating in the discussion are:

  • Anita Campbell, Small Business Trends
  • David Elkins, Zoho
  • Ivana Taylor, DIYMarketers
  • Monique Johnson, Live Video Labs
  • Gail Gardner, GrowMap
  • Martin Lindeskog, EGO Netcast Podcast host
  • John Lawson, ColderIce Media


BizSugar Roundtable – Virtual Teams and Business Success

We covered a lot

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