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Paris neighbours ease lockdown blues with quiz from balconies 9.4.2020 Reuters: World News
"What country's flag has a yellow cross on a blue background?" Noam Cartozo shouts out of the fifth-floor window of his Paris apartment. "Sweden!" comes the shouted reply from another apartment window and applause ripples through the street.
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Govt advisory for containment of COVID-19 in slums 9.4.2020 Rediff: News
For communities, inadequate shelter and overcrowding are risk factors in the transmission of diseases with epidemic potential such as COVID-19, the National Centre for Disease Control, which falls under the health ministry, said.
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Pulp friction: Border jams delay supply of toilet paper's only ingredient 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
As several European borders limit travel to stop the spread of COVID-19, two of the world's biggest pulp makers say transportation logjams are delaying shipments of the raw material - the only ingredient in the toilet paper that people are hoarding to weather ...
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India’s jails are vastly overcrowded. Here are some ways to protect inmates from Covid-19 8.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Prisons, women’s shelters and beggars’ homes need to kept in mind while framing policy.
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American wins golden toilet roll after 63-hour virtual ultramarathon 7.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
American Michael Wardian was the last runner standing in the 'Quarantine Backyard Ultra' on Tuesday as the endurance athlete took the title after completing 422km in 63 hours.
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'As healthcare worker I feel the continuous gratitude' 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'This outbreak has really brought out the best in many people.'
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Geberit keeps dividend as new coronavirus nails construction sector 6.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Swiss plumbing supplies maker Geberit warned about the impact of the new coronavirus on the construction industry on Monday as building site and showroom shutdowns hit demand in March.
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Geberit plans no job cuts or restructuring due to COVID-19 situation 6.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Geberit is not planning job cuts, Chief Executive Christian Buhl said on Monday after the plumbing supplies maker warned the new coronavirus was hitting activity in the construction industry.
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Dharavi holds its breath as coronavirus cases increase 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
Overcrowding, unsanitary conditions in Asia's largest slum pose big challenges to containment.
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Geberit says coronavirus hit construction in second half of March 6.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Geberit sales dropped 3.9% in the first quarter, the Swiss plumbing supplies maker said on Monday, adding the coronavirus pandemic had hit some of its markets in the second half of March.
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Mumbai Races To Keep Coronavirus From Taking Root In Crowded Dharavi 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
When government official Kiran Dighavkar heard that a 56-year-old man who'd recently died in the Mumbai suburb of Dharavi had tested positive for Covid-19, he knew his next moves would determine the...
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'The virus has always felt at arm's length from me' 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
'At its peak, COVID-19 in Korea felt like half-disaster, half-disaster movie.'
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From constantly competing to isolation, coronavirus lockdown will impact an athlete’s mental health 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The stress caused by the extreme adjustment and uncertain future looks likely to take its toll.
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Australian shops ration booze to foil hoarders amid virus shutdowns 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia's retailers are putting limits on purchases of alcohol as hoarders turn their attention from toilet paper and other household essentials to drink amid a widespread shutdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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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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Lockdown watch: Pluto the ‘talking’ dog offers viewers tips on surviving Covid-19 lockdowns 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Pluto and her owner Nancie Wight offer up advice on hair trims at home, surviving without toilet paper, easy snacks and how to stay cheerful indoors.
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How To Wash Your Hands The Right Way And Save Water? Our Expert Tells 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Coronavirus: Shut the tap after wetting your hands. Else, use alcohol-based sanitiser or hand rub when soap and water is unavailable. Read here to know how to wash your hands when water is scarce.
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Watch: Man Uses Drone To Deliver Toilet Roll To Sister 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pete Farmer from Northamptonshire used a drone to deliver a roll of toilet paper to his sister recently.
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Coronavirus: 'These are strange times' 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Some refused to kiss each other on the cheek, as is customary in France while, others couldn't care less.'
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Rlys may convert 20,000 coaches into isolation wards 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
In a letter to all the zonal general managers on Monday, the board has said that initially 5,000 coaches will be converted.
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