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East Africa locust swarms gather as coronavirus curbs delay pesticides 3.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
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Coronavirus: A peek into Mumbai's 'Containment Zones' 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
This is how Mumbai's civic administration, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation along with Mumbai Police are dividing the city into 'Containment Zones' to prevent the spread of the deadly Coronavirus as the tally of those testing positive and those dying because of it shows no sign of abatement.
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Sonia Gandhi criticises govt for 'unplanned' lockdown 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
Calling for availability of all necessary equipment for medical professionals, she said the onus lies on the government to ensure that the spread of infection and casualties are not caused owing to lack of infrastructure or preparedness.
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As harvest season looms, how will the coronavirus lockdown affect agriculture? 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
Vegetable farmers are already reeling under losses and wheat farmers are worried about labour shortages.
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Coastal gas plant will shut down by 2023 as fossil fuels dry up in California 30.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Redondo Beach officials want to see the power plant closed even sooner and replaced with a public park.

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ICAR 2020: Application deadline approaching; apply soon at ntaicar.nic.in 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
The website is silent on whether the application period will be extended due to the lockdown situation prevalent in the country.
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Coronavirus: Farming, mandis and other agricultural activities exempted from lockdown 29.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government said the exemption was made to ensure that there is an uninterrupted supply of foodgrains.
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Letpao Haokip, V Valte flag off PDS rice, essential items 29.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Letpao Haokip, V Valte flag off PDS rice, essential items
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Procurement Agencies, Mandis, Farm Workers Exempted From Lockdown Rules 28.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
To ensure that farmers do not face problem in harvesting of rabi crops in the coming days, the Centre on Friday exempted mandis, procurement agencies, farm operations, agri machinery hiring centres as...
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Minister holds meet with Nagaon dist admin 26.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Minister holds meet with Nagaon dist admin
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144 trains in NFR zone carrying essential goods 25.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
144 trains in NFR zone carrying essential goods
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Centre To Provide Incentives For Drug And Medical Device Production 21.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The government will provide incentives worth 137.6 billion rupees ($1.83 billion) under four different schemes to boost production of bulk drugs and medical devices over the next six years, the...
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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A love affair with cashew 20.3.2020 Hindu: News
The kidney-shaped kernel has been a longtime culinary favourite in India
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Coronavirus undermines Indian crop prices, derails rural rebound 20.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
Indian farmer Banwarilal Bhardwaj was planning to buy a car after harvesting his winter-sown crops that were promising bumper returns.
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Rajasthan shuts down government offices 20.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Only essential services will continue; CM Gehlot reviews efforts to contain spread of coronavirus
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Bringing the house sparrows back home 20.3.2020 Hindu: National
Sighting the once-ubiquitous bird is now a rarity in the city
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Training programme starts 19.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Training programme starts
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Using political influence proves costly for two officers 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
HC directs govt. not to post both of them as Superintendent Engineer, PWD circle, Kalaburagi
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Setting an example in ensuring water security 19.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
Amballur panchayat launches projects
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