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Bunko Junko – A Sustainable Clothing Brand. To create fashionable products from textile waste, Bunko Junko emerged.
Bhavini Parikh is the founder of this Mumbai startup. Bunko Junko is a sustainable clothing brand that aims to upcycle textile waste into fashion products. Being a multi-tasker, Bhavini is skilful in doing many tasks. She has a toy library. Also, she hosted cookery and craft classes on a television channel. While working with women socio-economically challenged groups, Bhavini found certain lapses in the textile industry. She established her own brand, BN Fashion along with her daughter and friend. She launched Junko Bunko to sell upcycled garments. Bhavini uses WhatsApp to send pictures of apparel to interested customers.
She also uses WhatsApp for conducting exhibitions and sales. Bunko Junko takes customized orders for individuals and businesses. Image Credit: Bunkojunko Website Screenshot Image Reference: Do not search for these things on Google. Searching on Google or Googling is the most common thing done by people to know about anything they want.
Google shows the information on its platform which is not its own. That means it may not be completely true and accurate. At the same time, many fraudsters also can keep malicious websites based on top search trends. Hence, beware of searching for things on Google. IIT-KGP develops solar-powered pest control device. Pest control is vital in agriculture.
Prevention of pests helps control crop diseases and thereby improves the yield. While large farmers use tractor-mounted sprayers, it is difficult for small and marginal farmers to use such vehicles. As a result, marginal farmers cannot efficiently manage pest control. Since marginal farmers cannot use tractor-mounted sprayers due to their cost, they have to rely on conventional knapsack sprayers, which are operated manually. Women invest low and earn huge. Financial freedom is one of the essential things nowadays.
Paytm Money offers different financial services. Paytm Money Limited is the financial arm of Paytm.
It offers various financial services for its users through the app. Paytm Money Limited is registered with SEBI. It has a simple and user-friendly interface. Here are the different services offered by Paytm Money: Open a Demat account: You can open a Demat account with Paytm by following the simple steps. Petrol Prices at a record high – ₹100 soon. The fuel prices in the country are going up like a rocket.
The fuel prices increased for the 12th consecutive day in the nation. Even though the global oil market was stable, fuel in India seems unstoppable. Petrol had an increase of 39 paise and diesel was hiked by 37 paise in the national capital. Due to that, the petrol and diesel prices have reached ₹90.58 per litre and ₹80.97 per litre, in Delhi. Due to this continuous rise, it is mainly the middle-class commuter who is facing financial pressure. Several states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have already seen the price of petrol cross ₹100.
Man sold house for granddaughter’s education. While some people motivate others with their speech, others do it with their deeds.
This man falls in the latter category. Desraj, an elderly autorickshaw driver, lost his both sons. He has four grandchildren. So, the burden of breadwinning for his family of seven members lied on his shoulders. Odisha doctor opens One Rupee Clinic for poor. Healthcare, especially, private and corporate healthcare is an expensive thing.
That’s why many poor and underprivileged people go to the government hospital for their healthcare needs. Considering the need for providing healthcare services to the poor, a doctor in Sambalpur, Odisha opened a One Rupee Clinic. Shankar Ramchandani, an Odisha doctor, initiated this service in Burla town. He opened his One Rupee clinic last Friday and 33 patients availed of his services on the first day. Beware of fake website that offers COVID-19 vaccine. As the vaccination drive in the country is going on, many people are waiting for their turn to get it.
In this scenario, some fake apps and websites are using their weakness by offering the vaccine for a certain amount. Recently, the Fact Check Unit of Press Information Bureau (PIB) warned about one such fake website that demands cash from the people to offer COVID-19 vaccine. While the official website of the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is ‘ the fake website is ‘mohfw.xyz’. Besides, the website has a similar layout, colours, and content to that of the official website. The website also displays the number of COVID-19 cases like active, discharged and deaths. However, the fake website has an additional option for the users – ‘Appointment for vaccination’. GoDial helps turn your mobile phones into call centre. People who are in real estate, finance and retail sectors have to make regular phone calls to their customers for their business growth.
However, manual dialling consumes a lot of time. Moreover, it is a cumbersome process. To ease the manual dialling process, GoDial emerged into the business. GoDial is an autodialer app which acts as a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) on a mobile. Avail Aadhaar services at home. Aadhaar card is one of the major identity proofs in the country.
Though there are many identity and residence proofs, Aadhaar is the most common and widely accepted identity proof across the country. However, it is difficult to change details on Aadhaar cards. As a majority of people live in rental homes, they have to change address every time they shift to a new rental home. In addition to that, due to lack of knowledge, many people do not provide accurate or proper details. Still, a majority of Aadhaar cardholders did not update their mobile numbers in their Aadhaar cards. Now, in some states, Aadhaar cardholders must link their mobile numbers with their Aadhaar card to obtain ration given by the government. Rashtrapati Bhavan to reopen for public. In an official statement released on Monday, it was announced that Rashtrapati Bhavan would reopen from February 6 for the general public.
Rashtrapati Bhavan was closed around 11 months ago due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. The official statement said that Rashtrapati Bhavan will be opened for the public on all Saturdays and Sundays except on government holidays. Budget 2021: Key changes in Income Tax. The Finance Minister did not propose any change in the existing income tax slabs.
However, the minister proposed changes in the following: From now onwards, senior citizens aged above 75 years need not file income tax returns. As per the newly inserted Section 194P, banks will deduct tax on pension and interest from bank accounts if the amount exceeds tax limit.The time for assessment proceedings has been reduced to three years from six years. Meanwhile, due to the increase or decrease in customs duty, certain items will become cheaper while some others become costlier. Government extends UK air travel restrictions till Feb 14. The UK COVID-19 strain has been trembling the world for the past few months. As per the WHO, the UK variant of COVID has spread to 70 countries. The UK variant is more contagious. Researchers suspect that it could be more deadly. But, still, it is not yet confirmed.
Passengers eat oranges to avoid baggage fee. In a crazy incident, four Chinese men ate 30 kilograms of oranges within half an hour to avoid baggage fee. The incident took place in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Four men were travelling with a box of oranges that weigh 30 kilograms. However, the airport authorities said that they exceeded the baggage limit due to the box of oranges they were carrying.
Hence, they were asked to pay a total of 300 Chinese Yuan as an additional baggage fee to carry the box. But the men felt the extra fee as a burden to them. They finished eating oranges in just 30 minutes. Awards and things to know about Republic Day 2021. IIT Delhi installs eco-friendly charging station. Things to know about Kisan Rail Service. Ghrat Fresh uses ancient technique – Water-powered flour mill. Old is gold. COVID vaccine reaches different states.
As the vaccination drive will begin from January 16, Covishield vaccines were dispatched yesterday and reached various states. Woman earns lakhs by selling homemade hair oil. There are many hair care products in the market. However, it is not clear whether they actually help your hair or not. A woman from Kerala is also skeptical about the haircare products available in the market. TN government announces free data to students. Now students across the country are attending online classes. Tips to secure your ATM transactions and PIN. Online Live learning – An Edtech Marketplace. Things to know about CoWIN app. As the DCGI approved Covishield and Covaxin, India is getting ready for its biggest mass vaccination programme. In this context, the government developed a digital platform CoWIN, Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network. Significance of banana tree & leaves in Hindu culture. Features of IRCTC’s upgraded website. File your ITR by Jan 10, 2021, to avoid penalties.
Favourite flowers of various deities. IIT researchers develop water harvesting techniques from air. Girl inspires by clearing NEET 2020 amid odds. NatureLoc offers homemade products. Know about different types of ITR forms. Indian-American teen becomes TIME’s Kid of the Year. Indian-American teen becomes TIME’s Kid of the Year. Farmers call for nationwide protest on December 14. Reasons for Farmers’ protest on new farm laws. Econiture makes furniture from recycled plastic. Winners of COVID-19 Shri Shakti Challenge. Valyu helps employees get advance salaries. Is the government giving COVID-19 fund to citizens? Beware of WhatsApp OTP Scam. COVID-19 rules across many Indian states. Porter who saved the lives of Jawans. Things to know about a joint home loan. Most common Diwali traditions in India. 6-year-old Youngest Programmer holds Guinness World Records. Earthen lamp that lights for 24-hours.
Bharat Biotech’s vaccine likely to come in February. Farmer earns 95 lakhs from stubble management. Things to know about FSSAI Registration. Ways to keep your computer cool. Skills that are high in demand. Temple where Ravan is worshipped. Diwali Bonus Approved by Union cabinet Market Pulse helps stock traders. ICICI Bank launches WhatsApp services. Railways to operate Festival special trains. Keep these documents ready for ITR filing. Google removes 17 apps from Play Store. India’s first woman ambulance driver. Rajya Sabha passes Farm bills. Delhi govt orders hospitals to reserve 80% ICU beds to COVID patients. Delhi govt orders hospitals to reserve 80% ICU beds to COVID patients. Faborg manufactures vegan wool from plants. Plantable visiting cards – A new trend. Protect your mobile data with in-built Android settings. Pad Care Labs provides eco-friendly sanitary pad disposal system. Siliguri’s first woman toto driver helps COVID patients. Dukaan App empowers small town shopkeepers.
Ubreathe’s Smart bio-filter purifies air. Eco-bricks made from recycled PPE kits and masks. Herbal sarees to boost immunity hit the market. Things to know about Common Eligibility Test. Ahimsa Silk helps save silkworms. Village that declared freedom five years before India. Tabletop runways in India. Solar-powered disinfectant for COVID-19.
Things to know about Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan. Low-cost Rapid test device for COVID-19. Officials overturn boy’s egg cart and help pours in. Lord Krishna’s Death in Mahabharata. IFS Officer makes copper-lined bamboo bottles. Do Good morning messages on WhatsApp contain phishing codes? Indian apps that are alternatives to TikTok. CredR offers used bikes and scooters at affordable price. Google to invest in India. Organic clothes that decompose in 6 months. IIT Guwahati makes COVID-19 test kits. Innovative ways of Railways to keep isolation coaches cool. Difference between COVID-19 and Flu. Edible Cutlery – Eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Know about Martyr Colonel Santosh Babu. Awards for CBSE Teachers.
Know about neobanks. Reliance Jio Data Plans. HC directs government to increase beds for COVId-19 patients in Delhi. IAS officer provides Relief kits to migrant workers in Tiruppur. Langar on Wheels by Delhi Sikh Gurudwara. Highlights of Mann Ki Baat.