User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Infrastructure
Last updated: May 25 2020 09:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Mumbai has taken on the COVID-19 challenge 16.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Mumbai is testing a lot compared to a lot of other places in the country.' 'Now that we exactly know where the hotspots are, and they've been converted into containment zones, there is a lot of testing, going on, from door to door and symptom screening.' 'In the last 10 to 15 days we have definitely done a good job.'
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Battling COVID-19: How Kerala does it differently 14.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Kerala is probably the only state, where (with regard to) the clinical management and the overall protocols, we have an infectious disease team heading the whole containment plan.'
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The Economy: What Modi must do after the lockdown 13.4.2020 Rediff: Business
'The telecom companies are our lifeline now, despite having nearly collapsed under debt because of ill-advised policies.' 'Perhaps our obvious dependence on telecom services will spark well-conceived policies for this sector,' says Shyam Ponappa.
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Why COVID-19 is spreading swiftly in Mumbai 11.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Considering Mumbai's population density, one can expect to see more positive cases in areas like Dharavi in the days to come.' 'That is the challenge before the public health infrastructure and preparation of the city in dealing with such crises.'
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Mumbai’s Covid-19 mortality rate is four times Delhi’s. What could be done to improve this? 10.4.2020 Scroll.in
Drawing the city’s best public hospitals into the battle and clearly defining quarantining criteria for health care workers could help better the odds.
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As coronavirus reaches rural India, three cases reflect the steep challenge ahead 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
From detecting, isolating to treating cases, capacities are weak in rural India.
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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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Coronavirus: Leaving behind cities, migrants are returning home to weak healthcare infrastructure 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha – all major migrant states – have the worst ranking in Niti Aayog’s 2019 Health Index report.
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LIC has been Indians’ security net for decades. It is now facing an uncertain future 25.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Amid plummeting Sensex, the Life Insurance Corporation of India lost Rs 1.84 lakh crore in 2020.
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Covid-19: How the testing infrastructure is struggling 25.3.2020 Rediff: News
'India is too large a place to have just 10 labs performing these Covid-19 tests.'
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RIL sets up India's 1st dedicated COVID-19 hospital 24.3.2020 Rediff: Business
This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross-contamination and helps control infection. All beds are equipped with the required infrastructure, biomedical equipment such as ventilators, pacemakers, dialysis machines, and patient monitoring devices.
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Stock exchanges activate disaster recovery sites 24.3.2020 Rediff: Business
The objective is to ensure the exchange's preparedness in the event of a natural calamity, so that any disruptions should not affect market integrity and investor confidence.
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Plan for Mumbai’s Eastern Waterfront uses public land to benefit the wealthy – and must be resisted 21.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Shouldn’t employment, housing, infrastructure and environment be at the forefront of decision making regarding the future of this vital resource?
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‘Modern cities, railways pushing up demand for lifts, escalators’ 20.3.2020 Hindu: Health
Company looking at new segments and ramping up exports
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'Can still suspend public transport' 18.3.2020 Rediff: News
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope warns that the state government will go aggressive if appeals to reduce social distancing are not adhered to.
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Coronavirus: As some demand role for private sector, concerns emerge about safeguards, payments 18.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
This could become a necessity if number of cases increase. But what should be the model?
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Growing pedal power, shrinking safe spaces 18.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The number of recreational cycling enthusiasts is up in the city, but there is no plan or policy to ensure their safety
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Is the lack of trust Indians have in public healthcare hurting efforts to battle coronavirus? 16.3.2020 Scroll.in
The country has one of the world’s worst public health systems.
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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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City Buzz: New summer capital for U’khand | Mumbai caps cab surge pricing | Gender training for Kolkata Police… and more 14.3.2020 Citizen Matters
A quick look at some important headlines from India's cities this week
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