User: anushyab Topic: Urban Economic Growth Development
Category: Development
Last updated: Apr 04 2020 13:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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States rope in pvt hospitals to fight coronavirus 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
In the past one week alone, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh have issued orders to take over private hospitals in some districts. Sohini Das, Vinay Umarji and Gireesh Babu report.
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Assam in control of situation, Mukhi informs Kovind 4.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam in control of situation, Mukhi informs Kovind
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Coronavirus upends global food supply chains in latest economic shock 4.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
In the fertile Satara district in western India, farmers are putting their cattle on an unorthodox diet: Some feed iceberg lettuce to buffalo. Others feed strawberries to cows.
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Focus on rapid testing as COVID-19 tally tops 2,500 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
However, the number of confirmed cases reported by states rose by over 500 to cross 3,000 with at least 90 dead. While Maharashtra, Telangana and Delhi disclosed several new cases of the deadly virus infection, government officials said the numbers have risen in last few days mostly due to one event -- referring to the Tablighi Jamaat's religious gathering in the national capital attended by thousands of people last month.
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Covid-19 lockdown: Bihar migrants who fled cities face ostracism at home 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The stigma associated with the infection could prevent patients from seeking help.
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Centre Credits Rs 500 Each To Over 4 Crore Women Jan Dhan Account Holders 3.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Centre credited the first installment of Rs 500 to over four crore Jan Dhan accounts of poor women on Friday as part of a relief package in view of the lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak,...
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India Inc lines up as demand for rapid testing grows 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The test used now, called PCR (or polymerace chain reaction), uses a nasal or throat swab sample and identifies the virus. These tests take at least five hours to give results. The rapid test, on the other hand, uses a blood sample and gives results based on detecting the presence of certain antibodies that react to the coronavirus protein.
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No democracy is fighting pandemic by gagging its media: Editors Guild 3.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
No democracy is fighting pandemic by gagging its media: Editors Guild
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Test, test, test: Eight steps India must take to tackle the coronavirus epidemic 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The full text of an advisory letter sent by the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and All India People’s Science Network to India’s health ministry.
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Grofers to hire 10,000 people to speed up deliveries 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Online grocery platform Grofers is looking at hiring 10,000 people for its warehouses and last-mile delivery to clear pending orders quickly and meet the spike in orders on account of the nationwide lockdown. "We are looking to hire 10,000 people for our warehouses and last-mile delivery. This hiring will happen across all 26 cities that we are present in," bigbasket Vice President-Human Resources Tanuja Tewari told PTI.
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India Finds Itself At The Back Of The Line For Virus Test Kits 3.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
As India races to head off the novel coronavirus pandemic, it's empowered almost 200 state-run and private labs to conduct tests to determine who among its dense population has the virus.
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Editors Guild ‘deeply perturbed’ by Centre’s move against media, calls SC’s advice ‘gratuitous’ 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The guild also called the FIR against ‘The Wire’ editor ‘an overreaction and an act of intimidation’.
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How COVID-19 could change India's political economy 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
'While the poor have little say in shaping India's intellectual or public discourse, they do have a significant role in deciding political outcomes,' points out Roshan Kishore.
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Contact Tracing, Testing As Per Protocol Being Conducted: Health Ministry 2.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In the wake of the death of a COVID-19 patient from Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the biggest slums in Asia, the Health Ministry on Thursday said contact tracing and testing as per protocol is being...
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India's Air Quality Has Improved Due To Lockdown: Pollution Control Body 2.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide ''Janata Curfew'' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country with 91 cities recording air quality...
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PM Modi plans staggered exit from vast coronavirus lockdown 2.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India will pull out of a three-week lockdown in phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as officials battle to contain the country's biggest cluster of coronavirus infections in the capital, New Delhi.
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Lockdown leads to lower air pollution levels 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The nationwide 'Janta Curfew' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country, with 91 cities recording air quality in the 'good' and 'satisfactory' category on March 29, a Central Pollution Control Board report has stated. Travel restrictions and the closure of industries have helped reduce the pollution level, it said.
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Death of COVID-19 patient fuels fear in Dharavi slum 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
A whopping 15 lakh people live in small shanties dotting the narrow bylanes of Dharavi, making it one of the most congested areas of Mumbai.
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Infection rate steepens as India searches for 9,000 exposed to Delhi cluster 2.4.2020 Reuters: World News
India reported its biggest single day increase in coronavirus cases as officials on Thursday raced to track down some 9,000 people exposed to the country's biggest infection cluster during a Muslim missionary group's gathering in the capital last ...
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India needs to realise that Covid-19 is a disaster, not a law-and-order problem 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
We need a framework that allows civil society to aid government efforts.
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