Electric scooter manufacturing start-up Okinawa plans to expand dealership network !!

New Delhi: Electric scooter manufacturing start-up, Okinawa, on Monday announced that its decision to increase dealership network to 500 across the country from the present strength of the 350. The company also plans to focus on increasing its sub dealer network as well in order to improve sales in post-pandemic days. While Covid-19 has forced a slowdown across the industries, Okinawa had shared the strategy to accelerate its marketing activities and strengthen its dealership network. Recently, the brand also announced a hike in dealership margins from 8% – 11%, to support…

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Indian Army Gets ‘Bharat’ Drones for Accurate Surveillance Along China Border !!

Amid the ongoing boundary dispute between India and China, DRDO has provided its indigenously-developed drone named Bharat to the Indian Army for carrying out accurate surveillance in high altitude areas and mountainous terrain along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.”The Indian Army requires drones for accurate surveillance in the ongoing dispute in the Eastern Ladakh area. For this type of  requirement, the DRDO has provided the Bharat drones to it,” defence sources told ANI here. The Bharat drones have been developed by a Chandigarh-based laboratory of the Defence Research…

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PM Modi Helped Lockdown Become A People’s Movement !!

In 1918, India was beset by an influenza pandemic which lasted till 1920. The disease affected all individuals between the age of 20 and 40 in particular – the Ganga, it was stated, it was swollen with dead bodies (Suryakant Tripathi, the famed poet). In its aftermath, the pandemic killed over 14-17 million (~5% of the population), the highest in the world. India’s population actually fell in the decade between 1911 and 1921. In March 2020, India was faced with grave predictions about the COVID-19 outbreak – It was even…

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Uber Defends Business Model at UK’s Supreme Court !!

Uber will be defend its business model on Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court in a battle over rights in the workplace that it could have ramifications for millions of Britons earning a living in the gig economy. In a case brought by two then Uber drivers in London, an employment tribunal ruled in 2016 that they were entitled to workers’ with rights such as the minimum wage, paid holidays, and rest breaks. As things stand, Uber drivers are treated as self-employed, meaning they are legally entitled only to minimal protections. Uber…

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