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July 10, 2020

Jewellery shop in Surat selling diamond-studded masks worth lakhs

Surat (Gujarat) , July 11 (ANI): As face masks have been made mandatory across the country in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, a jewellery shop in Surat came up with an idea of selling diamond-studded masks ranging between Rs 1.5 lakhs to 4 lakhs.Dipak Choksi, the owner of the jewellery shop, said that he got the idea after a customer who had a wedding at his home came to his shop and demanded unique masks for the bride and groom."As the lockdown was lifted, a customer who had a wedding at his home came to our shop and…

COVID-19: With gold artisans returning home, jewellery shop owners in Surat incurring losses

Surat (Gujarat) , July 11 (ANI): Jewellery shop owners in Surat said they are incurring losses as gold artisans have returned to their native places and there is less demand for gold due to COVID-19.Vijay Mangukiya, Secretary, Surat Jewellery Association said: "Around 70 per cent of artisans have left in COVID fear"."Most of these artisans are from West Bengal. Our expenses are fixed but income has reduced as there is shortage of labour as well as less demand for gold. If this continues, it will become for jewellers to…

Special jackets introduced by Jodhpur Health Dept for lab technicians

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , July 11 (ANI): Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, special jackets have been introduced by Jodhpur Health Dept for lab technicians."These jackets that are to be worn inside PPE kits have been designed by DRDO. The liquid in the jacket helps in keeping the body cool and cope up with heat," Dr Balwant Manda, CMO said.According to latest data available on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 5,002 active cases of coronavirus in Rajasthan with 17,070 cured/migrated/discharged and 491 deaths.The…

Fire breaks out at shopping centre in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 11 (ANI): A fire broke out at a shopping centre at Mumbai's Borivali West area on Saturday morning.As many as 14 fire engines have reached the spot. Efforts are on to douse the fire.More details are awaited. (ANI)
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