Business  /  Published 26.03.20

Coronavirus lockdown: Hygiene items top essentials list

Consumers prioritised stocking up on personal hygiene and cleaning products over groceries and staples in the run-up to the nationwide lockdown announced on March 24, a survey conducted by data analyt...
in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 25.03.20

City sanitisation begins

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) along with the fire and emergency services, Assam, have started to spray disinfectants in all public places to sanitise the streets and localities of the city ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Region moves to tackle coronavirus, but...

The Assam government’s appeal to business establishments to make arrangements for sanitising customers has failed to evoke the desired response.Few in the city are heeding the pleas or may be unawar...
By Hiranya Barman and Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Style  /  Published 03.06.20

Malls to get a new look

Malls and shopping centres are about to reopen. When they do they are going to look something like this.Thermal checks at the entrance, sanitiser bottles right after, pared shelves, probably fewer opt...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Kerala firm curbs sanitiser misuse

A state-run pharmaceutical company in Kerala has swum against elementary business wisdom and shut down its sole retail outlet when it found that queues were growing longer for its affordable hand san...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 15.06.20

Interpol alert on fake Covid-19-medical item suppliers

The CBI has alerted the police and other law-enforcement agencies across the country about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitisers and scamming people by posing as supp...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.06.20

Sanitiser alcohol content debate

The propriety of using alcohol-based sanitisers at mosques has sparked a debate, with clerics from the Barelvi and Deobandi sects offering divergent views.Dargah e-Ala Hazrat Bareilly Sharif, the main...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 22.03.20

Chemistry department makes hand sanitisers

With the demand for hand sanitizers rising in the wake of the coronavirus scare, the chemistry department of Manipur University has made 500 bottles of ethyl alcohol-based hand sanitizers.So many bott...
By PTI in Imphal

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Shane Warne step inspires excise dept

The Assam excise department’s decision to produce hand sanitisers readily available was inspired by Australian cricket legend Shane Warne’s initiative to produce hand sanitisers for hospitals.A st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 03.04.20

Nivea India to distribute hand sanitisers 'free of cost'

Personal grooming products maker Nivea India on Friday said it has started production of hand sanitisers from its skincare manufacturing plants in collaboration with its key partners.The company said ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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