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Six reasons why the Modi government is squarely responsible for India’s worst migrant crisis 18.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
It has abdicated responsibility, leaving overburdened states to coordinate the return of the workers.
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Fourteen million Britons ready to get on their bikes 17.5.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Britain could experience a transport revolution sparked by the coronavirus pandemic with up to 14 million people ready to swap cars for bikes, British Cycling believes.
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UK has chance to change transport forever - Chris Boardman 15.5.2020 Reuters: Sports News
It has taken a pandemic, empty roads and one of the sunniest Springs on record for Britons to fall back in love with the bicycle but the fear keeping Chris Boardman awake at night is that it will be a brief flirtation.
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London streets to go car-free to encourage walking and cycling 15.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Cars will be banished from miles of streets in central London to encourage more walking and cycling and help public transport cope with social distancing restrictions, the city's mayor said on Friday.
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City of London curbs cars to aid social distancing 14.5.2020 Reuters: World News
London's "Square Mile" financial district said it will close some streets to cars to create more space for pedestrians and cyclists so that workers can observe social distancing when the coronavirus lockdown is lifted.
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Companies explore suburbs as social distancing complicates return to NYC 14.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
With a mass return to offices looking like wishful thinking in New York and other cities even as businesses start to reopen as the coronavirus outbreak is contained, companies are exploring real estate options in the suburbs.
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Railways to run 100 'Shramik special' trains daily 12.5.2020 Rediff: News
The opposition has been critical of the Centre's handling of the situation, accusing it of not doing enough to ease the hardships of the migrant workers, many of whom have lost their jobs during the lockdown which started on March 25.
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Boost for bikes as Europeans gear up for coronavirus commute 11.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Bicycles could play a central role in more major European cities as governments scramble to get commuters back to work without crowding buses or trains after coronavirus lockdowns are eased.
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Migrant workers leave Mumbai in taxis, auto rickshaws 11.5.2020 Rediff: News
Union officials said with increasing possibility of further extension of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, several auto and taxi drivers are going to their native places in their black and yellow coloured auto rickshaws and taxis.
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UK commuters face cycling or walking to work once lockdown is eased 9.5.2020 Reuters: World News
More commuters should consider cycling or walking when Britain's coronavirus lockdown is eased to take the pressure off public transport capacity that is likely to drop by 90% under social distancing requirements, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on ...
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Air pollution will mean more Covid-19 deaths. The warning is loud and clear for India 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The silver lining: the clear blue skies are telling us that it is time to grasp the opportunity to clean the air we breathe.
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Adios, indoor jogging! Spaniards rush outside to exercise after 49 days of lockdown 2.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Joggers, cyclists and surfers across Spain hurried out of their homes on Saturday, allowed to exercise outdoors for the first time in seven weeks as the government began easing tough coronavirus restrictions.
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Criminals using food delivery services to transport drugs during lockdown: Interpol 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Criminals are using food delivery services as a cover to transport drugs and other illegal goods during the coronavirus crisis, which has seen countries around the world go into lockdown, said the Interpol police organisation on Thursday.
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Post lockdown, Mumbai’s public transport will need a complete overhaul to ensure social distancing 29.4.2020 Scroll.in
The new normal will dictate that suburban trains reduce their capacity by at least 10%.
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Wary of public transport, coronavirus-hit Americans turn to bikes 17.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Add fear to the list of reasons people ride bikes.
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Migrant Labourers Take Walk Back Home To Madhya Pradesh From Maharashtra 17.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
With no transport options available, thousands of migrant labourers across the country have resorted to commuting on foot or cycling towards their native places during the lockdown.
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Doctor Takes Newborn To Hospital On Bike Amid Lockdown, Saves His Life 11.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A doctors in Maharashtra's Alibaug saved a newborn's life after he took the baby to a neonatal facility on his two-wheeler after the child had developed respiratory problems minutes after birth.
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Growing pedal power, shrinking safe spaces 18.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The number of recreational cycling enthusiasts is up in the city, but there is no plan or policy to ensure their safety
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Pandemic sparks foreigner phobia in Assam 16.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Meghalaya suspends Assembly’s Budget session, Nagaland bars entry of tourists
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Bengaluru Buzz: Preparations against corona spread | Rs 8,700 cr budget announcement | Tree census begins…and more 9.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As more COVID-19 cases were suspected, BBMP held meetings with IT company representatives and mall operators last week to discuss protocols. Catch up on other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
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