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700 'super spreaders' test positive in 1 week 16.5.2020 Rediff: News
Additional Chief Secretary Rajiv Gupta, who has been appointed to oversee works related to COVID-19 in Ahmedabad said massive screening was conducted to ensure that the viral infection cannot get transmitted from the "super spreaders".
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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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334 Coronavirus "Super-Spreaders" Found In Ahmedabad: Official 10.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
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, officials said...
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Why you should not donate to the PM-CARES fund 1.5.2020 Rediff: News
'These days, you could give the money to your maid or the person who comes to collect your garbage or your watchman; they are struggling to make ends meet.' 'You could help a friend whose business is at risk due to the lockdown and the struggling economy.' 'Even if you lend money to someone in this crisis, it will be more useful to the economy than parking your money in some government fund,' says Praful Nikam.
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Trade resumption at Khwairamband unlikely right after May 3 28.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Trade resumption at Khwairamband unlikely right after May 3
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Garbage Mounds Seen In UP COVID-19 Hospital, Filmed Reportedly By Patient 27.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district - about 224 km from state capital Lucknow - was inspected by a senior government official on Sunday after a video that was widely shared on social media...
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Drop in emissions due to pandemic won't fix climate, WMO says 22.4.2020 Reuters: World News
A possible fall in greenhouse gas emissions due to the COVID-19 pandemic will not be enough to stop climate change, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday, urging governments to integrate climate action into recovery plans.
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Covid-19: Academics ask Centre, states to mechanise sanitation work, bring workers under healthcare 21.4.2020 Scroll.in
The signatories said that while people have been appreciating sanitation workers, some concrete steps need to be taken to improve their lot.
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Coronavirus: Green Court NGT Concerned Over Biomedical Waste Management 21.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Noting that only 1.1 lakh of the 2.7 lakh healthcare facilities identified across the country are authorised under the biomedical waste management rules, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said...
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COVID-19: Sanitation workers go beyond call of duty 13.4.2020 Rediff: News
'It's our duty, and we are not going to step back from it. The entire country, including our prime minister, has been supporting us'
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Indian households’ ineffective waste management is putting sanitation workers at risk of Covid-19 10.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sanitation workers, like frontline health workers, should be provided with personal protective equipment.
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Green nod to Konkan LNG for construction of balance work of Breakwater for LNG Terminal 9.4.2020 Projects Monitor

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has accorded environmental and CRZ clearance to Konkan LNG (KLPL) for construction of balance work of Breakwater for LNG Terminal at Dabhol in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. The existing LNG Terminal is already in operation which includes facilities such as approach channel – 1,750 mtr long […]

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Beyond doctors: Neglected frontline workers need coronavirus safety gear 9.4.2020 Scroll.in
In Maharashtra, the worst-affected state, nurses, sanitation workers and community health workers say they do not have adequate protection from virus exposure.
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Dharavi holds its breath as coronavirus cases increase 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
Overcrowding, unsanitary conditions in Asia's largest slum pose big challenges to containment.
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'Modi should send dal-chawal to the poor' 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
Sheela Bhatt visits a large urban basti a mere 20-minute drive from the prime minister's home to discover a story of grim struggle in the time of lockdown.
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Coronavirus fears are making Indians boycott, evict and threaten their neighbours 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even doctors have not been spared. Experts warn such harassment would hurt the war on Covid-19.
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'Coronavirus is a huge problem for India' 7.3.2020 Rediff: News
'India needs to do what India can do, which is to keep the number of cases down.' 'If it manages to keep the cases down, it will save lives.'
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Cows, cows, everywhere: An extract from ‘Love Jihadis: An Open-minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh’ 6.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
In Mathura, the cow’s legit grazing ground, a gau-rakshak explains what cow vigilantism has actually resulted in — a noticeable rise in the number of abandoned cows. An extract from ‘Love Jihadis: An Open-minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh’, by Mihir Srivastava and Raul Irani
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We Are Worried For Future: Top Court Over Delhi Air Pollution 6.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
"We are worried for future", the Supreme Court said on Friday, asking the municipal corporations and other agencies in Delhi to consider purchasing BS-VI compliant diesel vehicles for their respective...
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