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Lockdown proves to be a blessing for Ganga 3.4.2020 National News – The Navhind Times

New Delhi: The health of Ganga river  has seen significant improvement since enforcement of the nationwide lockdown that has led to reduction in dumping of industrial waste into it, experts have said. India has been placed under a three-week lockdown since March 24 with its 1.3 billion people instructed to stay home in view of …

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Air during COVID-19 lockdown: March’s last week cleanest so far in Delhi 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
This is the first time since 2016 that March in spring has recorded lowest pollution levels
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MHA blacklists 960 foreigners, present in Tablighi Jamaat 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has blacklisted 960 foreigners, present in India on tourist visas, for their involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities. ‪MHA has also directed DGPs of all concerned States/UTs and CP, Delhi Police to take necessary legal action against all such violators, on priority, under relevant sections of the Foreigners Act, […]
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Guwahati Press Club to provide protective kit to journalists against coronavirus 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Guwahati Press Club (GPC) will distribute a protective-cum-personal hygiene kit comprising a protective jacket, pocket sanitizer (100ml), surgical hand gloves and masks, besides a bottle of hand sanitizer (1000 ml for office use) around 1.30 pm on Friday at the Club premises. The distribution will take place till 5 pm. In the first phase, […]
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NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  
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Home Ministry orders action against foreigners involved in Tablighi Jamaat meeting 2.4.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
960 foreigners blacklisted and their visas cancelled for violating laws of assembly
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Coronavirus fears grips Dharavi slum after death of patient 2.4.2020 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
All high risk contacts of the deceased have been stamped and quarantined
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Simply Put: Corona warriors 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
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Deployment of sensor-based air quality monitors in Meghalaya is a welcome step 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Sensor-based technology — being developed for the past few decades — has leapfrogged in recent years
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Coronavirus update: COP 26 Glasgow postponed 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
World tally approaches a million
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How the fowl, chicken’s ancestor, travelled the world 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Indians were probably the first to domesticate the red jungle fowl and realise its medicinal and nutritional worth
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Scientist, Majuli admin join hands to produce hand sanitiser 2.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Scientist, Majuli admin join hands to produce hand sanitiser
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Traders raising prices to be punished: Minister 2.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Traders raising prices to be punished: Minister
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Shenzhen becomes first city in China to ban consumption of cats and dogs 2.4.2020 DNA
Breaking the law comes with hefty fines of up to 150,000 yuan (More than 16 lakh rupees) and harsher punishments, a statement by the Shenzhen municipal body warned.
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'The Witches' actor Vincent Marzello dies at 68 2.4.2020 PTI: All news
'The Witches' actor Vincent Marzello dies at 68
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Coronavirus droplets could travel up to 27 feet: MIT scientist 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
New coronavirus droplets could travel up to 27 feet as a sneeze or a cough results in a turbulent gas cloud that could contain SARS-CoV-2 droplets, an MIT researcher has claimed in a paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Lydia Bourouiba, associate professor at MIT and an expert in fluid […]
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Edgar Wright to direct sci-fi film Set My Heart to Five 2.4.2020 The Shillong Times
Baby Driver director Edgar Wright will helm the big-screen adaptation of Set My Heart to Five, an upcoming novel about a robot learning to love. The plot based on the book, penned by Simon Stephenson, will follow Jared, an android that works as a dentist, as he undergoes an emotional awakening that is sparked by […]
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GSPCB extends validity period of ‘consent to operate’ for industries 2.4.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK  Panaji In a move to ensure hassle-free availability of essential services amid the lockdown over the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) on Tuesday extended till June 30 the validity period of consent to operate and authorisation for different categories of industries. In its order, the board extended the validity period …

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IMA urges doctors to follow guidelines in OPDs 2.4.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK MARGAO The Indian Medical Association (IMA-Goa) has asked the doctors to begin attending to patients in their OPDs by following a list of guidelines.In a press statement issued on Wednesday, IMA Goa state president, Dr S Samuel Arawattigi requested doctors to adhere to a list of guidelines when attending to patients. “After in …

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COVID-19 lockdown halts crop damage assessment in Haryana 1.4.2020 Downtoearth
Heavy rain, hail in first half of March had caused widespread damage to wheat and mustard   
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