User: anushyab Topic: Transport
Category: Sustainable Transport
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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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Online communities are helping India’s lockdown-hit farmers sell their produce 24.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say the process has eliminated middle men, resulting in higher profits.
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Ivanka Trump draws derision in India for praising migrant's hard journey home 23.5.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. presidential adviser Ivanka Trump's praise of an Indian teenager's bicycle ride home hundreds of kilometres away is drawing criticism in India for being insensitive to the plight of impoverished migrant workers struggling in a lockdown.
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India to help migrant workers leave cities, but infections mount 19.5.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
India will run more special trains and buses to allow millions of distressed migrant workers to leave big cities, the federal government said on Tuesday, as concerns grew in some states over rising infections from those returning ...
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Never Want To See A Big City Again, Says Woman Waiting To Return To UP 18.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
This is the first time she came out of her village, and it will be her last, vowed Raji Devi as she watched, with tears blurring her vision, a bus carrying migrant workers drove away into the...
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'LET ME GO HOME!' 17.5.2020 Rediff: News
Do we care about India's Nowhere People, asks Sunil Sethi.
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Coronavirus: India tally rises to 81,970 cases, toll 2,649; global deaths cross 3 lakh 15.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
India reported 3,967 new cases and 100 deaths in the last 24 hours.
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