User: anushyab Topic: Transport
Category: Sustainable Transport
Last updated: Sep 19 2020 11:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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60% Indian kids go to school on foot: Survey 19.9.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Around 60% of students in India go to their schools on foot with the number being significantly higher in rural areas and for primary and upper primary students. Overall, more girls walk to school (62%) than boys (57.9%).
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A goat-less Bakri Eid: Covid-19 is dampening festival sales across India 30.7.2020 Scroll.in
Fewer people have the means to buy sacrificial goats and animal traders are struggling with online sales.
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Film flashback: In Goutam Ghose’s ‘Paar’, an audacious body-and-soul exploration of survival 20.7.2020 Scroll.in
Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi play villagers from Bihar who transport a herd of pigs across a river.
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The Indian exodus from Burma during WW II bears eerie similarity to migrant flight during lockdown 18.7.2020 Scroll.in
Half-a-million Indians trekked home from Burma, with little official help. Thousands perished.
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Scindia loyalists get key ministries in MP 13.7.2020 Rediff: News
The 28 new ministers who joined the Chouhan cabinet on July 2 include 20 of cabinet rank and eight ministers of state.
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Madhya Pradesh CM allocates portfolios, Scindia loyalists get key ministries 13.7.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Eleven days after expansion of the Madhya Pradesh cabinet, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday allocated portfolios to the new ministers, with BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia's supporters getting some of the key departments.
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Former Mizoram Speaker dies at 80 3.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Former Mizoram Speaker dies at 80
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Forcing migrants to stay back in cities during lockdown worsened spread of coronavirus, study shows 3.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A doctor looks at the pattern of Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan.
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Hard Times: ‘The people in the middle suffer the most’ says yarn trader from Surat 19.6.2020 Scroll.in
Until migrant workers return to the city, looms will remain silent and traders will be idle.
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A story of swollen feet: The physical toll of walking home during lockdown 14.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The journeys made by migrant workers in the past two months belong in the history books.
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Total lockdown in Mizoram, WB extends it till June 30 9.6.2020 Rediff: News
The TMC government eased lockdown curbs from June 1, allowing places of worship to reopen, and jute, tea and construction sectors to recommence full-fledged operations.
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Black Death aided the rise of big businesses. Covid-19 is doing something similar 6.6.2020 Scroll.in
Mega corporations like Amazon and Netflix have stepped up to the challenges of a post-coronavirus world.
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For Mumbai’s security guards, the Covid-19 lockdown has made work both harder and riskier 31.5.2020 Scroll.in
Most watchmen in the city are migrants longing to return to their villages.
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Across India, lockdown forced women to make perilous journeys home. Some never made it 30.5.2020 Scroll.in
Some are still stranded far away from home.
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As focus intensifies on migrant workers’ woes, Centre tells SC that critics are ‘prophets of doom’ 28.5.2020 Scroll.in
Four contentions by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday that do not stand the test of logic.
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Mumbai’s Bandra-Worli Sea Link is a symbol of aspiration – and reckless development 27.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The iconic bridge caters almost exclusively to Mumbai’s privileged car-owners. Should similar infrastructure projects should be prioritised in the future?
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The routes migrant workers are taking home reflect India’s brutally uneven geographical development 26.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The largest wave of internal migration is from the poorest districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, forced out by agrarian distress.
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No end to migrants' struggle even after reaching home 25.5.2020 Rediff: News
The corona-fuelled lockdown having shattered their dreams, they are now walking, cycling and hitchhiking hundreds of miles under an unforgiving sun blazing down at over 40 degrees to reach their homes in an impoverished Bihar, where an uncertain future awaits them.
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What contemporary India could learn from 18-century Rajput states about helping distressed migrants 25.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rulers exempted citizens from paying taxes, funded public workers, offered agricultural loans and instructed moneylender to refrain from calling in loans.
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Retail trade suffered loss of 9 lakh crore since lockdown started: CAIT 24.5.2020 DNA
Explaining the reasoning behind the low footfalls at markets, It stated that people are not much inclined to come out for shopping because of fear of COVID-19.
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