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Watch: People Shower Flowers On Sanitation Staff In Punjab Amid Lockdown 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A video showing sanitation workers being applauded, showered with flowers and being offered garlands made of currency notes in Punjab's Patiala has gone viral on social media.
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"Some of us will die": India's homeless stranded by coronavirus lockdown 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
In a densely packed neighbourhood of Delhi, hundreds of homeless people queued up this week as volunteers doled out rice and peas from a vat in the back of a van.
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Boy, 7, Breaks Open His Piggy Bank, Donates Savings To Fight COVID-19 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A seven-year-old boy from Mizoram's Kolasib town broke open his piggy bank and donated his entire savings to fight COVID-19 and feed the poor hit by the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the...
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Mass disinfections to combat coronavirus pose another health hazard 31.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts.
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COVID-19: Chennai Based Start-Up Using Drones To Disinfect Hospitals 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A city-based startup has hit upon an innovative solution to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus by employing drones to disinfect hospitals and other public places. This comes as...
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Coronavirus: Punjab govt extends curfew till April 24 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
The chief minister also allowed the Local Bodies Department to extend, by three months, the services of 2000-odd sanitation workers, due to retire on March 31, in order to deal with the prevailing situation.
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'Modi should send dal-chawal to the poor' 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
Sheela Bhatt visits a large urban basti a mere 20-minute drive from the prime minister's home to discover a story of grim struggle in the time of lockdown.
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Coronavirus: ‘Who will feed the stray animals?’ Community carers worry about curbs on movement 24.3.2020 Scroll.in
With lockdowns being imposed across parts of India, Good Samaritans who feed free-roaming animals face an unusual challenge.
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'How can there be social distancing in slums?' 24.3.2020 Rediff: News
About 9 million people in Mumbai live in areas where homes are hardly two metres apart. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com reports on the lurking dangers in the city's slums in the times of the coronavirus.
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Social Distancing A Luxury For Workers In India On $2 A Day 23.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The quandary facing India's informal workforce of 450 million people is one of the starkest examples of how social inequality threatens to undermine virus containment efforts around the world. From...
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Every drop counts: why grey water recycling is a must 20.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
Grey water recycling is a must for a water-starved country like India, says Nidhi Adlakha
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How a Mamallapuram lake is being revived by 23 locals 20.3.2020 Hindu: Home
How 23 locals are spearheading the restoration of the 11-acre Chozhipoigai at the UNESCO World Heritage Site
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I think it is time I launch my campaign: H.S. Doreswamy 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
The Bengaluru-based centenarian freedom fighter is more amused than perturbed by the vicious attack that has been launched against him by the ruling party
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In these Ahmedabad slums, an NGO is helping women make homes energy efficient 19.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents have invested in devices like metal sheet roofs for cooler indoor temperatures.
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2 water meter thieves nabbed 18.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
2 water meter thieves nabbed
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IDA representatives meet Narayanasamy 17.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
Panel seeks end to the practice of dual registration for dental clinics
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Liverpool left to wait and wonder after coronavirus strikes 15.3.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Liverpool could have been crowned Premier League champions on Monday for the first time in a generation. Instead the stadium will be silent and the streets empty.
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“Why Bengaluru can’t be Singapore: The crux is land ownership” 15.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Illegal developments and citizens' unwillingness to relinquish land have snowballed into the lack of road networks in Bengaluru. And thus, the city's traffic mess remains perennially unsolved. What could be the solution now?
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Coronavirus: With sporting events collapsing around the world, more question marks over Tokyo 2020 13.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Olympics organisers, Japan’s government and the International Olympic Committee have been adamant the Games will go ahead.
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A journey from the ‘Muslim Himalayas’ through the ‘Buddhist Himalayas’ to the ‘Hindu Himalayas’ 12.3.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘Into the Heart of the Himalayas’ by Jono Lineen.
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