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Public services like anganwadis should not have been shut during lockdown: Jean Drèze 2.7.2020 Scroll.in
‘The privileged can easily fall back on private services, but not the poor,’ says the development economist.
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India gets its wettest June in 12 years 1.7.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
India experienced its wettest month of June in 12 years with 18% above-normal rainfall on the back of timely monsoon onset and its swift advance across the country. Central India, as well as east and northeast, have received the heaviest showers. India received 196.2mm of rain during the month, highest since 2008, when 202mm was recorded during the month, as per IMD.
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Mother's food tasted better on the train! 30.6.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
'Memories of a simple, yet amazing childhood, long lost, but never forgotten.' Vijay Menon takes us back to a time when overnight train journeys were the most exciting events of our lives.
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Sugar export from Maharashtra hit due to lockdown 29.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sugar export from Maharashtra hit due to lockdown
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Locust attack: Delhi puts all districts on high alert 27.6.2020 Rediff: News
An advisory issued by the Delhi development commissioner said that residents can distract the locusts by making high-decibel sound through beating of drums, utensils; playing high-volume music, bursting crackers, and burning neem leaves.
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Swarms of locusts reach Gurugram, administration asks residents to bang utensils, shut windows 27.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Centre’s Locust Warning Organisation said the wind conditions are not favourable for the fast-spreading swarms to enter Delhi.
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SEE: Locust clouds over Gururgram 27.6.2020 Rediff: News
The dark cloud of locusts, spread across two kilometres, crossed the suburban city, touched the Delhi-Gurugram border but did not enter Delhi.
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This memoir explores life under the mortal threat of a pandemic over 100 years ago 21.6.2020 Scroll.in
Shanta Gokhale’s translation of Lakshmibai Tilak’s autobiography includes the writer’s experience of the Bombay Plague of 1896.
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Nick Kyrgios labels ATP chief 'potato' in US Open blast 18.6.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios branded ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi as a "potato" on Wednesday in his latest attack on the way tennis is being run during the coronavirus.
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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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Maha's COVID crisis: Why is Pawar missing in action? 12.6.2020 Rediff: News
The most experienced administrator in the country seems to have sat back and allowed bureaucrats and policemen to manage the lockdown, observes Jyoti Punwani.
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Swarm of locusts enter farmlands in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh 11.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The district administration in Prayagraj sprayed chemicals and villagers banged utensils to drive away the insects.
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As lockdown eases, demand for milk rises 11.6.2020 Rediff: Business
With the gradual opening up of shops, hotels, restaurants and catering services with limited number of participants, milk consumption has improved by 5-10 per cent from the lowest level.
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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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Amul’s Twitter account blocked briefly, social media firm cites ‘security processes’ 7.6.2020 Scroll.in
This came a day after Amul put out a cartoon supporting the boycott of Chinese products. However, Twitter did not link the account’s suspension to it.
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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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Twitter briefly blocks Amul account for post on China 6.6.2020 Rediff: News
The cartoon appeared to support the new policy of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' enunciated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as a call for a boycott of Chinese products.
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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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RPF jawan from Gwalior to be first 'Captain Rlys' 4.6.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
If the US has ‘Captain America’ to look up to in times of distress, the world’s largest passenger carrier will now have its own ‘Captain Railways’. But unlike the popular film character based on American comics, Captain Railways will be a good samaritan who has gone beyond the call of duty to help migrant labourers travelling home on Shramik Specials.
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Two months later, work has restarted in Haryana factories – but previous salaries remain unpaid 3.6.2020 Scroll.in
Nearly eight weeks ago, Scroll.in spoke to workers in the state’s industrial belt who were running out of money and food.
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