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Covid-19 impact: In south Rajasthan clinics, doctors see spike in TB and child malnutrition 22.10.2020 Scroll.in
Migrant workers’ families and communities continue to be fragile. Counselling, healthcare and supplementary nutrition is essential.
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Gamdevi: Lessons from Mumbai’s past that could help it create a better future 18.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A neighbourhood built after the 1896 plague demonstrates that urban resilence is possible. People-centric planning is the key.
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Mumbai Trains Partially Restored Amid Outage, Commuters Walk On Tracks 12.10.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The local train services in Mumbai came to a halt today due to a power grid failure in the city, affecting millions of commuters who rely on the railway system. The power supply was hit due to Tata...
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Two years after mining was stopped in Goa, it is still taking a toll on the state’s farmers 30.9.2020 Scroll.in
Silt from the excavation and screening process has choked the fields in many villages, rendering them useless for farming.
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Road safety pays: If India cuts accidents by half, it could add 14% to GDP per capita by 2038 30.9.2020 Scroll.in
With 69% of road fatalities involving Indians between the ages of 18 years to 45 years, crashes hurt economic productivity.
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Delhi riots: How we got a judge to hold a midnight hearing that saved dozens of lives 20.9.2020 Scroll.in
Early on the morning of February 26, Justice S Murlidhar directed the police to ensure safe passage for ambulances rescuing injured people.
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Cycling picking up speed in city during pandemic 13.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Cycling picking up speed in city during pandemic
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How a well-connected street network could help city residents live healthier lives 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Localities with better connectivity can evolve into more walkable, complete neighbourhoods.
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Containing Covid-19 in megacities: Japan’s thoughtful urban planning has a lesson for the world 24.8.2020 Scroll.in
Tokyo shows other cities how to maximise space, integrate their public transport systems and places relentless emphasis on quality of life.
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As Covid-19 rips through India’s fashion retail sector, striking new rent deals with malls is key 19.8.2020 Scroll.in
An insider’s account of the challenges facing the business.
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Boris Johnson Rides Made-In-India Cycle At Launch Of Health Programme 30.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rode a made-in-India Hero Cycles bike designed in the UK as he launched a new GBP 2-billion cycling and walking drive which is part of the government's anti-obesity...
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How London and Bogota built cycling-friendly streets – and what India can learn from this 26.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
How can India re-introduce the cycle as a preferred mode of transport?
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To help cities rebound from Covid-19, India must rediscover the social ballet of the streets 23.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A road is a mere instrument for getting us from point A to point B. But a street is a living space.
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The Indian exodus from Burma during WW II bears eerie similarity to migrant flight during lockdown 18.7.2020 Scroll.in
Half-a-million Indians trekked home from Burma, with little official help. Thousands perished.
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For India to build sustainable cities post-lockdown, re-cycling roads is key 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
Instead of moving vehicles, cities should focus on moving people. What does this mean?
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India wants to make its cities more pedestrian-friendly after coronavirus lockdown 21.6.2020 Scroll.in
The Union government has recommended earmarking three markets in each city by June 30.
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Indian army says 20 soldiers killed in border clashes with China 16.6.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
The Indian army said on Tuesday that 20 of its soldiers were killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a major escalation of a weeks-long standoff in the western Himalayas.
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India says China unilaterally tried to change status quo at disputed border site 16.6.2020 Reuters: World News
India's foreign ministry said on Tuesday the face-off that led to the deaths of three Indian troops along its disputed border with China was a result of an attempt by Beijing "to unilaterally change the status quo there".
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A story of swollen feet: The physical toll of walking home during lockdown 14.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The journeys made by migrant workers in the past two months belong in the history books.
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Number of U.S. air passengers fell 96% in April to historic low - government 10.6.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. airlines carried 3 million passengers in April, a staggering 96% decline from April 2019 amid the coronavirus pandemic and flight restrictions, the Transportation Department said on Wednesday.
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