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Dredging of Mapusa Tar River requested 10.4.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Mapusa Mapusa municipal council (MMC) has approached North Goa collector requesting to issue direction under Section 33 of National Disaster Management act 2005 for dredging of Mapusa Tar River and also for clearing off debris dumped at Gaunswaddo along the river bank before the onset of monsoon. The chief officer of MMC Clen …

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Smart dustbin developed for contactless waste collection in hospitals 10.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

PTI     New Delhi Researchers have developed an interactive dustbin that can be installed in hospitals and medical centres dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for contactless waste collection and disposal, leading to a safer environment for front-line workers. The dustbin, called Ally, follows voice commands and moves on the predefined paths autonomously inside a controlled …

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COVID-19: UNHRC, WWF raise concerns about increasing inequalities due to pandemic 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
The world must aim clearly at a green, equitable and resilient recovery, they said
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COVID-19: Novel coronavirus may be present in water cycle; poor, marginalised at risk 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Virus may be present in the water cycle, says editorial in scientific journal 
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Groundwater in 10 Bihar districts contaminated by uranium: Study 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Researchers yet to find the source of uranium in groundwater
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Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study 9.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study
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Simply Put: India's generosity during COVID-19 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
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Has COVID-19 lockdown really helped Yamuna health in Delhi? 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Domestic sewage comprises 80% of pollution load and continues to get discharged into the river
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COVID-19: Odisha becomes first state to extend lockdown 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Approximately 3.1 million families receive food grains from 12,556 fair price shops
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COVID-19: Do Indians have higher immunity to novel coronavirus 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Indians have some genetic advantage, but these are still early days to come to any conclusion
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India's second covid19 stimulus to focus on aid to small businesses 9.4.2020 Business | The Asian Age
Last month, India outlined a 1.7-trillion rupee ($22.6-billion) economic stimulus plan providing direct cash transfers
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Scribe for annual global lockdown 9.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Scribe for annual global lockdown
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Centre tells States to take stern steps 9.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Centre tells States to take stern steps
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Allot 5kg rice to poor: Mukul 9.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Opposition leader Mukul Sangma has asked the state government to immediately implement the decision of the Centre to provide 5kg rice to each poor per month for the next three months and one kg of pulses for each household for free, which will be over and above the 5kgs they get under NFSA (National ...
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Invoke essential goods Act, curb hoarding: MHA to states 9.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study 9.4.2020 PTI: All news
Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study
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CitiMail 9.4.2020 Commentary – The Navhind Times

Prepare For Post-COVID Scenario THE central government may have no option but to extend the current lockdown given that the dreadful coronavirus that has struck the entire globe seems to be showing no signs of ebbing in our country too. During the lockdown the environment has substantially improved with the air quality now much better …

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Nudge for nature 8.4.2020 Downtoearth
A nudge can be a promising new tool to encourage people to act in an environmentally benign way
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Simply Put: Doctors and corona 8.4.2020 Downtoearth
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Mock drill on preparedness against Covid-19 infections conducted in Williamnagar 8.4.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: A mock drill to sensitise the public and beef up preparations by first responders against possible outbreak of Covid-19 infections caused by the novel corona virus was conducted in Williamnagar town of East Garo Hills District by the Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) under the supervision of its Chairman and the Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, […]
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