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Category: Urban Governance
Last updated: Apr 03 2020 03:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Third coronavirus case found in Mumbai's Dharavi 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
An official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said a doctor who had a clinic on Dharavi's main road and who was also attached as a surgeon to a prominent private hospital tested positive for the virus.
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Over 400 Russian citizens stranded in India flown back 2.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Over 400 Russian citizens stranded in India flown back
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Lockdown: Virtual funerals, mourning on video chat 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
In times of social distancing, thousands of people are dying alone without a last glimpse of their loved ones who are unable to reach them.
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Top news: Coronavirus toll in India rises to 50, confirmed cases rise to 1,965 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
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Covid-19: Delhi civic hospital rejects resignations of doctors who cited lack of PPE, say reports 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
However, the commissioner of the civic body said the order rejecting the resignations had been issued without her knowledge.
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Dharavi man who had coronavirus dies 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
The man, who lived in a building constructed under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority scheme, had no foreign travel history, said a health official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
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Nurse contracts COVID-19 at pvt hospital in Mumbai 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
New admissions were stopped and Outpatient Department was closed at the private-run Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday after at least one of its staff tested positive for coronavirus.
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145 containment zones in Mumbai to curb COVID-19 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
All the entry and exit points of these red zones are barricaded and no one is allowed to go in and out of these areas, the official said, adding that disinfectants were also sprayed to sanitise these places.
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Domestic warehousing struggles with reduced staff 1.4.2020 Rediff: Business
JNPT, the country's largest container port, would soon move into congestion if cargo does not get lifted by importers in the next few days.
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Coronavirus: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz after 36-hour exercise, says Manish Sisodia 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
Of these, 617 have been sent to hospitals and the rest have been put in quarantine, the deputy chief minister added.
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‘Not much we can do to keep ourselves safe’: Fear grips Mumbai’s slums as Covid-19 cases rise 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
In the city’s dense low-income settlements, practicing safety measures to prevent coronavirus infections are an unachievable privilege.
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Coronavirus: Mumbai civic body revokes its order on cremation practices of patients 31.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The order stated only five people will be allowed to attend the funeral of a patient and advised against rituals that involved touching the body.
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Bhutia offers shelter to migrant workers 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bhutia offers shelter to migrant workers
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States taking over star hotels across India 31.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
In their battle against Covid-19 pandemic, state governments have started taking over private hotels, including multi-star facilities, so that they can be converted into special wards for patients in the worst affected cities across the country.
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SEE: Bhaichung Bhutia offers help to migrant workers 30.3.2020 Rediff: Sports
Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday offered shelter to migrant workers of Sikkim to tackle the ongoing crisis arising out of the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Migrant workers of unorganised sectors, desperate to return home, have been badly hit after the nationwide lockdown was imposed last week.
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Those who died of COVID-19 will be cremated: BMC 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
According to the circular, the bodies of persons who have died of COVID-19 will be cremated irrespective of their religion.
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These migrants are unwelcome guests in their own homes 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
As the world awaits the end of the global pandemic, rural Bengal might be witnessing a recession unfolding in bits and pieces. With factories and tea gardens closing down, agricultural income falling and storm Aila ravaging a large part of deltaic West Bengal in 2010, migration gradually became a norm.
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UP, Bihar hit out at Delhi for exodus 29.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
UP has blamed Delhi’s AAP government for the influx of thousands of migrant workers and others in the state, defying the 21-day lockdown order to counter COVID-19. Joining the politcal slugfest, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that sending stranded migrant workers to their respective states would be a wrong step as it would defeat the very purpose of nationwide lockdown.
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COVID-19 test: Why patients opt out of private labs 27.3.2020 Rediff: Business
At present, the cost of testing for COVID-19 is Rs 4,500 per examination and the results are available within 24 hours. Almost 90 per cent of queries fizzle out after patients realise the cost of testing will not be borne by the government.
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'There will be a drastic drop with the lockdown' 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Without it, it is going to be much, much, much, much worse.' 'In the meantime, we really need to work on a sort of war footing, given that it is a natural disaster, provide relief, provide essentials, till we get biological herd immunity, we need to get economic immunity, and also social immunity.'
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