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Lockdown leaves rickshaw operators without any income source 3.4.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

Panaji: The nationwide lockdown halting the public transportation as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus has left rickshaw operators without any source of income. These rickshaw operators buy food with the money they make each day, and have no savings to fall back on. They are now out of work and left to …

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Attendees urged to get screened for COVID-19 3.4.2020 The Navhind Times

PANAJI: The directorate of health services has appealed to all the people who attended the Tablighi-e-Jamaat’s congregation at   Nizammudin Markaz, Delhi  to come forward and get screened for  COVID-19. A senior government official said that health workers at DHS  with the help of state police have launched a massive drive in Goa to trace all …

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Hockey field to hospital ward; Lynch’s life amid pandemic 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
Perth: The coronavirus pandemic ended any chance of Rachael Lynch competing for Olympic gold in Tokyo this year. Now she’s switching into the medical mode to take on the virus. Lynch, the goalkeeper for Australia’s women’s field hockey team, is a registered nurse. So after the Olympics were postponed to July of next year, Lynch […]
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Spanish league wants testing before resuming 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
Madrid: The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts, recommending a mini-preseason and a large number of tests for players, their close relatives and club employees. The 19-page “protocol” prepared by the league gives the first glimpse at what some of the top European leagues […]
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Bayern fine Boateng for violating coronavirus guidelines 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
Munich: German champions Bayern Munich said on Thursday that they have fined defender Jerome Boateng for leaving Munich without the club’s permission, thus transgressing their guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Bayern defender Jerome Boateng left Munich yesterday without permission from the club. Boateng has transgressed the guidelines issued by the club by being too far […]
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After Munich, pressure on NRAI to cancel shooting WC 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
New Delhi: Pressure is building up on the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) to call off the upcoming shooting World Cup in New Delhi after the cancellation of the Munich edition owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Delhi World Cup, originally scheduled to be held from March 15-26, was postponed barely four days before […]
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Exodus of migrant workers a serious lapse in COVID-19 fight, says survey 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The exodus of migrant workers, lack of public awareness, hospital preparedness and infrastructure are some of the serious gaps identified by IAS officers working across the country in a survey conducted by the Centre to combat COVID-19. The COVID-19 national preparedness survey 2020 was conducted in 410 districts of the country from March …

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CMs should ask religious leaders to avoid large gatherings: Uddhav 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accepted Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s suggestion that religious leaders should be asked to refrain from holding large gatherings. Thackeray made the suggestion during a video conference with Modi, the Chief Minister’s Office said. Modi held a video conference with all chief ministers in the morning to discuss …

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Lockdown proves to be a blessing for Ganga 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The health of Ganga river  has seen significant improvement since enforcement of the nationwide lockdown that has led to reduction in dumping of industrial waste into it, experts have said. India has been placed under a three-week lockdown since March 24 with its 1.3 billion people instructed to stay home in view of …

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Maharashtra to roll out rapid COVID-19 testing on mass scale 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

Mumbai: The Centre has allowed Maharashtra to conduct rapid, mass-scale COVID-19 testing by using blood samples to expedite the detection of coronavirus cases, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday. The state government will use blood samples instead of swabs in rapid tests through which it can be ascertained “in five minutes” whether the person …

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COVID-19 death toll touches 53 in India 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: With 235 more people being confirmed positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 2,069 and the death toll to 53 in the country on Thursday, the Union health ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the country is 1,860, while 155 people …

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Australian scientists start testing 2 potential COVID-19 vaccines 3.4.2020 World News – The Navhind Times

Melbourne: Scientists in Australia, on Thursday, said that they have begun testing two potential vaccines for COVID 19 in “milestone” lab trials as part of a global race to halt the novel coronavirus pandemic. The scientists at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, said they are testing the COVID-19 …

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Israel’s Health Minister tests positive for coronavirus 3.4.2020 World News – The Navhind Times

Jerusalem: Israel’s Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has been put into isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19, pushing all the top officials, including Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and National Security Adviser Meir Ben Shabbat, at the forefront of fight against the deadly virus into self-quarantine. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had earlier gone into self isolation …

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HS Prannoy fears ‘bleak’ future for Indian shuttlers 3.4.2020 Sports – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The emotional and financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic is weighing on Indian shuttler HS Prannoy’s mind and he believes that the already “bleak” scenario would only get worse if things don’t take a turn for the better in one and a half month’s time. The coronavirus outbreak, which has killed over 40,000 …

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Tura remains infection free with latest Covid-19 test on patient proving negative 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The latest corona test for Covid-19 virus conducted on a patient from Tura has turned out to be negative giving a sigh of relief for medics and the government allaying fears of any infection, so far, in the Garo Hills region. A male patient with a reported medical history of asthma had visited a […]
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Uttara Kannada: How this district in Karnataka kept a firm grip on Covid-19 2.4.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
The district admin spotted the foreign travel connection early and moved in fast to contain the virus
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NEIGRIHMS to treat only non-COVID critical patients from others states 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Director of NEIGRIHMS, D.M. Thappa has submitted to the state chief secretary protocol for transfer of non-COVID-19, critically-ill patient from other States to NEIGRIHMS, Shillong. Thappa stated that only critically-ill non COVID-19 patient(s) certified by the concerned State Health Authority, can seek treatment at NEIGRIHMS. The number of accompanying attendants of the non-COVID-19 […]
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488 Markaz visitors from Assam contacted, says Minister 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The Assam heath department has so far collected 361 samples of the 488 attendees of the religious congregation in Delhi and the results would be out by Friday noon, state health minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday afternoon. “Our target is to detect 503 persons who had returned to the state after attending […]
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COVID-19: African economy could take up to 3 years to revive 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
GDP growth rate likely to decline by 3-8 percentage points, according to African ministers of finance
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UK mulls massive testing for coronavirus amid wave of criticism 2.4.2020 World News | Live Coverage And Latest Breaking International News From All Over The World
There have also been reports of staff being turned away from drive-in test centres because they did not have the correct paperwork
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