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Varanasi priest, IIT professor, Modi critic: ‘The government is here to assist us, not rule us’ 14.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Vishambhar Nath Mishra said the lockdown was hastily imposed and brutally enforced, disrupting the rhythms of life in an ancient city.
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The fallout of India’s lockdown on child malnutrition will be felt long after the Covid-19 crisis 8.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
With schools and anganwadis shut, children do not have access to Mid Day meals.
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IAF choppers to be pressed into service for anti-locust ops 7.6.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Locust attacks to continue in India till July, seven states likely to be affected, says UN body 6.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
India is battling its worst desert locust outbreak in decades with swarms spearing through much of the western states.
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Across India, lockdown forced women to make perilous journeys home. Some never made it 30.5.2020 Scroll.in
Some are still stranded far away from home.
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Locust swarm: Coordination with Pakistan crucial for containing attacks, says key official 29.5.2020 Scroll.in
An interview with KL Gurjar, deputy director of the Locust Warning Organisation.
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Ops to clear locusts swarms in UP, Maha farmers warned 28.5.2020 Rediff: News
Senior officials, including those from a central team, were present during the night-long operation and a close vigil is being maintained on further movement of locusts, Katiyar said. Two fire brigade vehicles loaded with insecticide had been deployed in all four Jhansi tehsils besides six vehicles were kept ready at the district headquarter. Ten municipal employees with two insecticide spraying machines were posted in every block.
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Locust attacks: Delhi issues advisory with list of preventive measures 28.5.2020 Scroll.in
Delhi’s Labour Minister Gopal Rai convened a meeting at his residence to discuss preparations being made to combat the locusts.
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Locust attack: Centre steps up operations, to deploy drones; UP and Punjab put on high alert 28.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Containment measures and sprinkling operations have been conducted in 303 locations spread over more than 47,000 hectares till Wednesday, the government said.
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India faces its worst locust swarm in nearly 30 years 27.5.2020 Rediff: News
According to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Director General Trilochan Mohapatra, the insects have attacked about 40,000 hectares of land.
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After Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and UP, locusts invade eastern Maharashtra 26.5.2020 Scroll.in
Agricultural department personnel have begun to spray chemicals on crops and other vegetation to save them from the pests.
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Why migrant workers in Surat are turning violent 20.5.2020 Rediff: News
'There are 8-12 members living in the same accommodation. While in pre-lockdown days, since most were out on work, social tension among them was less because of limited interaction. But now, no food and livelihood, along with having to live in cramped conditions, is taking a toll on their mental health.'
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Covid-19: Karnataka bars entry of people from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu till May 31 18.5.2020 Scroll.in
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced that a total curfew will remain on Sundays and inter-state transport would not be permitted, except in emergency cases.
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Give free ration to 8 cr migrants: Centre to states 16.5.2020 Rediff: News
According to the food ministry, about 142 lakh migrants will benefit in Uttar Pradesh and in Bihar (86.45 lakh), Maharasthra (70 lakh), West Bengal (60.1 lakh), Madhya Pradesh (54.64 lakh), Rajasthan (44.66 lakh), Karnataka (40.19 lakh), Gujarat (38.25 lakh), Tamil Nadu (35.73 lakh), Jharkhand (26.37 lakh), Andhra Pradesh (26.82 lakh) and Assam (25.15 lakh).
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334 COVID-19 'super-spreaders' found in Ahmedabad 10.5.2020 Rediff: News
'Super-spreaders' are the infectious disease carriers who could transmit the pathogen to a large number of people.
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334 Covid-19 'super-spreaders' found in Ahmedabad: Official 10.5.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As many as 334 coronavirus 'super-spreaders' have been found in Ahmedabad so far, and it is the main reason for the order to keep shops of groceries and vegetables closed till May 15. 'Super-spreaders' are the infectious disease carriers who could transmit the pathogen to a large number of people.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Moldova tennis player Dmitrii Baskov helps academy feed people in Ahmedabad 7.5.2020 Scroll.in
The Davis Cup had arrived in India in January to visit Ace Tennis Academy before the advancing pandemic prevented him from returning home.
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'Indian hero' - Moldovan tennis player feeds poor in lockdown 7.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Moldovan tennis player Dmitrii Baskov has been hailed as an "Indian hero" after joining a campaign to feed Ahmedabad's poor, who are struggling during the coronavirus lockdown. Baskov, a two-time Davis Cup player, arrived in India in January to visit a tennis academy before the advancing pandemic prevented him from returning home.
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Covid-19: In Ahmedabad, all shops to be closed for a week except those selling milk and medicines 6.5.2020 Scroll.in
Ahmedabad has so far reported 4,425 Covid-19 cases and 273 deaths.
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COVID-19 death toll in country reaches 1,694 6.5.2020 Rediff: News
Maharashtra with 15,525 cases is the worst-affected state, while Gujarat with 6,245 cases is second on the list.
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