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21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown Leaves "No One At All For Harvests" 1.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by the nationwide 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in India - the world's second largest...
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Coronavirus lockdown leaves no-one to harvest India's crops 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in the world's second largest producer of staple food grains, such as wheat.
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In Maha village, donkey parade for violating lockdown 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
The grampanchayat of Takali village in Kej tehsil of Beed district took this decision on March 29.
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Woman From Ladakh's COVID-19 Red Zone Village Delivers Baby In Quarantine 1.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A 30-year-old woman hailing from a remote Kargil village, which was declared a red zone to prevent the spread of coronavirus, delivered a baby boy under quarantine in the Union Territory of Ladakh, a...
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2 UP families name their babies 'Corona' and 'Lockdown' 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
A baby girl born in Gorakhpur on the day of Janta Curfew has been named 'Corona', while a boy born a week later in Deoria district of the state has been named 'Lockdown'.
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Coronavirus: Eight villages in Jammu declared ‘red zones’ after officials trace Nizamuddin link 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
The villages include Kotli Paie, Chopra Shop, Rehambal, Megiyot, Rakh Sansu, More Duggar, Padam and Jib in Udhampur.
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Blog: Can India Escape The Worst Of Coronavirus? 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
While Italy may be a marker, since we haven't as yet had the same experience, it is possible that we may escape the worst of the European experiences because we went into lockdown much earlier and...
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Sonia Gandhi Asks PM To Give 21 Days' Wages In Advance To MGNREGA Workers 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking advance payment of 21 days' wages to MGNREGA workers across the country to help them tide over the present crisis...
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India's farmers face shortage of harvest labour amid coronavirus lockdown 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to rein in a coronavirus pandemic, will hobble harvesting of winter crops in the world's second largest producer of staple foodgrains such as wheat.
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Diktats from Delhi are harming India’s lockdown – and friction between states doesn’t help 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The migrant exodus sparked off a three-way tussle between Delhi state, Uttar Pradesh and the Union government.
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Boy, 7, Breaks Open His Piggy Bank, Donates Savings To Fight COVID-19 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A seven-year-old boy from Mizoram's Kolasib town broke open his piggy bank and donated his entire savings to fight COVID-19 and feed the poor hit by the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the...
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Digboi MLA reaches out to the poor 1.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Digboi MLA reaches out to the poor
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Two plays by Chandrasekhar Kambar are now available for reading (and performance) in English 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from the play ‘Mahmoud Gawan’ from ‘Two Plays’, by Chandrasekhar Kambar, translated from the Kannada by Krishna Manavalli.
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Coronavirus: Migrant worker who walked two days to get home now faces stigma, uncertain future 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Dashrath Yadav, who walked from Ahmedabad to his village in Rajasthan, is battling suspicion despite having tested negative for the virus.
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NREGS wages go up, thanks to inflation 1.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As new rates come into force from Wednesday, the national average wage stands at Rs 202 per day, which is Rs 20 higher than 2019-20. None of the states has registered zero increase while the lowest hike is Rs 13 and the highest Rs 34. The welcome changehas been possible because of a spike in retail inflation for agriculture labourers - Consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour).
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Man Posts Video Announcing Reward For Killing Nitish Kumar, Arrested 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A man, from a village in Rohtas district of Sasaram in Bihar, has been arrested by the Punjab police in Ludhiana for posting a video on social media in which he had announced a cash reward for whoever...
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PM's mother donates Rs 25,000 to fight COVID-19 31.3.2020 Rediff: News
She deposited the money in the PM-CARES Fund, created by the Centre to help in efforts to contain the spread of the virus and provide relief to those affected by COVID-19, said the PM's younger brother, Pankaj Modi.
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COVID-19: Bihar Man Who Allegedly Told Cops About Mumbai Returnees Killed 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A 36-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of persons in Bihar's Sitamarhi district reportedly over an internal dispute, police said today.
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Revealed: Politics behind the long walk home 31.3.2020 Rediff: News
The Centre and state governments bonded and then fell apart during the longest lockdown walk.
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'Stop communalising Nizamuddin coronavirus issue' 31.3.2020 Rediff: News
'The administration failed in the coronavirus crisis so they are making it a Hindu-Muslim issue.'
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