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Indian white sugar exports at near standstill as lockdown bites 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India's white sugar shipments have been brought to a near standstill by the coronavirus lockdown, depriving the global market of key supplies after a poor harvest in Asia's top exporter Thailand.
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Messages from above: Colombia's army takes to the skies to enforce quarantine 8.4.2020 Reuters: World News
From helicopters blasting messages over densely crowded areas to issuing fines, Colombia's military is deploying all kinds of methods to ensure compliance with a national quarantine to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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Why is the US advising more widespread use of masks to fight coronavirus? 7.4.2020 Scroll.in
Does the policy shift mean the disease can spread through exhalations or normal speech?
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Continue curbs till all Jamaat attendees are detected: SGBG 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Continue curbs till all Jamaat attendees are detected: SGBG
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Coronavirus: Restrictions in Kashmir Valley tightened 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Coronavirus: Restrictions in Kashmir Valley tightened
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UAE extends coronavirus curfew and Saudi Arabia locks down parts of Jeddah 4.4.2020 Reuters: World News
The United Arab Emirates has extended a de facto overnight curfew indefinitely to disinfect public areas to fight the spread of coronavirus and Saudi Arabia has locked down parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah.
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Bajaj Discover 110 & 125 Discontinued In India 4.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bajaj Auto has been updating its product range to meet the new BS6 emission norms. While most motorcycles have made the transition to the new regulations, the Bajaj Discover range has surprisingly...
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Auto cos see some light at end of lockdown tunnel 4.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Once the 21-day lockdown is lifted, which may happen in phases, those who have been contemplating purchasing a car may actually do it, said analysts. Thanks to social distancing norms and rising hygiene awareness, daily commuters may ditch public transport and shared mobility solutions like Ola and Uber. Many are likely to prefer the confines of a car over roughing it up in crowded public transport services such as a metro, local sub-urban trains and buses, they said.
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Chile's president sparks outrage with visit to quarantined protest square 4.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Embattled Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sparked outrage on Friday by posing for photographs at the plaza that was the centre of anti-government protests before it was put under quarantine to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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A Kenyan father heads back to his rural home as the coronavirus spreads 3.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Peter Omollo initially decided to stay put in Nairobi when the coronavirus emerged in Kenya.
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Will New York rebound from the coronavirus pandemic? 3.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Business owners say the recovery will be harder and longer than the one that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Test, test, test: Eight steps India must take to tackle the coronavirus epidemic 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The full text of an advisory letter sent by the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and All India People’s Science Network to India’s health ministry.
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Hyderabad, Bombay IITs study Changes In Travel Patterns Due To COVID-19 Crisis 2.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Hyderabad and IIT Bombay researchers have studied the impact of COVID outbreak on daily commute during the transition phase between pre-lockdown and the lockdown period.
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Auto sales see massive drop in March 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
BS-VI emission norms and the COVID-19 lockdown impacted the dispatches.
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Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
As coronavirus cases rose across densely-populated South Asia, authorities scoured mosques in northern India on Wednesday trying to trace people who attended the gathering of a Muslim group in New Delhi that later emerged as an infection hotspot.
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German city introduces face masks for shoppers as coronavirus spreads 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or travelling on public transport, stepping up efforts to curb coronavirus contagion and becoming the first city in the country to introduce the measure.
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German city introduces face masks for shoppers as corona cases rise 31.3.2020 Reuters: World News
The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or travelling by public transport, stepping up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus and becoming the first city in the country to introduce the ...
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Outrage in India as migrants sprayed with disinfectant to fight coronavirus 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Indian health workers caused outrage on Monday by spraying a group of migrants with disinfectant, amid fears that a large scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risked spreading the coronavirus.
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Lockdown: Stranded in Kerala’s Kottayam, migrant labourers demand facilities to travel back home 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Interstate public transport facilities have been largely stopped across the country.
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Syria reports first coronavirus death as fear grow of major outbreak 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Syria's health ministry said on Sunday that a woman who died after being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment was found to have been infected by coronavirus in the country's first officially reported death from the disease.
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