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Category: Sanitation
Last updated: Apr 02 2020 23:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mistrustful of state, Brazil slum hires own doctors to fight virus 2.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Emerson Barata draws a circular map of Sao Paulo's largest slum, Paraisopolis, and begins to mark confirmed coronavirus cases in blue ink. At the center of the favela of around 120,000 people, which crowds between luxury apartment blocks and high-walled mansions, he draws four ...
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Coronavirus: BMC sanitation worker is second case from Mumbai’s Dharavi area 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The emergence of the virus in Asia’s largest slum has raised concerns as more than a million people live in the cramped locality.
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'Rs 1 cr for kin of COVID-19 warriors if they die' 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
"Your contribution is no less than a soldier's... if any healthcare personnel, including government or private doctors, nurses and sanitation workers, die while serving coronavirus patients, the government will give Rs one crore to their families," he said.
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Covid-19: Delhi CM promises Rs 1 crore aid to families in case of death of health workers 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The chief minister compared them to ‘soldiers’ protecting their country against the virus.
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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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Covid-19: Healthcare workers, police to get salaries on priority, says Maharashtra CM Thackeray 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The chief minister asserted there will be no pay cuts for government employees, but salaries will be paid in instalments.
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Can you help these 500 nowhere people? 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
'It is a ticking time bomb if the authorities don't come forward to help these hapless people.'
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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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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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Anyone ostracising healthcare workers in Bengal will be arrested: Mamata 30.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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China's big banks flag asset pressure due to virus, boding ill for smaller kin 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
China's largest state banks said the impact of restrictions on movement imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus could pull down asset quality as borrowers struggle to repay loans, though they are likely big enough to weather any ...
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PM Daily Interacting With Over 200 People To Get Updates On Coronavirus 29.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with over 200 people on a daily basis to get a first-hand feedback on India's fight against the coronavirus, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday.
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No words enough to thank individuals working hard to combat coronavirus: Mamata Banerjee 29.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Taking to Twitter, Banerjee said no words were enough to thank these individuals who were selflessly carrying out their duties and inspiring fellow countrymen. "I would like to convey my heartfelt gratitude & appreciation for all the Doctors, Nurses, Paramedical Staff, Police Personnel, Govt. Officials, Emergency Response Personnel, Sanitation Workers & Volunteers who have come forward in this hour of need to fight the COVID-19," Banerjee tweeted on Sunday morning.
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Vishal Mega Mart, other shops, malls ordered to commence delivery services 29.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Vishal Mega Mart, other shops, malls ordered to commence delivery services
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Covid-19: Over 200 citizens urge Centre to help migrants, say lockdown imposed without planning 28.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The signatories said the government should immediately provide free food, medical care and sanitation to the stranded workers.
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'What happens to people who work for daily wages?' 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
'As for people like me, if the virus doesn't get us -- the measures being taken against it definitely will.'
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"Motherland In Danger": Madhya Pradesh Man Fights COVID-19 Despite Mother's Death 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Amid the fear and chaos caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, two remarkable stories have emerged from Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal, where two health officials continued work despite being struck by a family...
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SEE: Royal children clap and cheer health heroes 27.3.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
The video has been liked by over 5 million followers on Instagram.
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'Getting food is a major concern than coronavirus' 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'All the hotels and restaurants from where I used to eat have been shut. I used to beg but now there is no one to give me alms too'
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