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In parts of Asia, coronavirus safety gear is being produced in sweatshop-like conditions 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
Abusive practices, like forced and child labour, must be checked.
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Coronavirus: ICMR defends August 15 deadline for vaccine, says it’s ‘following accepted norms’ 4.7.2020 Scroll.in
The deadline to launch Covaxin, India’s first indigenous vaccine, has been called unscientific and unrealistic by medical experts.
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Amid row, ICMR defends COVID-19 vaccine deadline 4.7.2020 Rediff: News
ICMR says it is following all globally accepted norms to fast-track vaccine and wants to 'cut red tape'.
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‘Kerala should have led the draft of Covid-19 policy’: Shankkar Aiyar on India’s lockdown struggle 4.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The author of ‘The Gated Republic’ speaks about state capacity during the crisis and why India needs robust public healthcare.
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Covid vaccine by Aug 15: Scientists advise caution 4.7.2020 Rediff: News
'We must not compromise with the standard, the quality. We don't need to be the first to launch a drug but what we need is a Made in India vaccine that the entire world can rely on'
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Modi calls CM, takes stock of State scene 4.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Modi calls CM, takes stock of State scene
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Desi from Mumbai takes on American political Goliath 3.7.2020 Rediff: News
'It is never easy to run a campaign as a woman, particularly a minority woman, especially when you are bucking the establishment.' 'My entire campaign is an act of resistance.'
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ICMR aims to launch COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 15 3.7.2020 Rediff: News
ICMR has developed the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID vaccine) partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL). The 12 institutes have been asked by the ICMR to fast track clinical trials of the vaccine as it is being considered as one of the top priority projects which are being monitored at the topmost level of the government.
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NBA: Nine more players test positive for COVID-19 3.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
Nine more NBA players have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week before teams are set to travel to Florida to resume the 2020 season. A total of 25 players and 10 team staff members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus since testing began on June 23, the National Basketball Association said in a statement on Thursday.
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Public services like anganwadis should not have been shut during lockdown: Jean Drèze 2.7.2020 Scroll.in
‘The privileged can easily fall back on private services, but not the poor,’ says the development economist.
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Never-ending woes of quarantined transgender 2.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Never-ending woes of quarantined transgender
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As Covid-19 puts India’s largest cities under strain, municipalities must rethink finance strategies 2.7.2020 Scroll.in
Land-based financing tools, property taxation reforms and capital market-based solutions could help cash-strapped municipalities gain fiscal autonomy.
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Nemcha Kipgen reaches out to the poor amid COVID crisis 1.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nemcha Kipgen reaches out to the poor amid COVID crisis
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Explainer: Covid-19 vaccine development – and why India has to be a player in this 1.7.2020 Scroll.in
A virologist explains how vaccines are developed and put through clinical trials.
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Only 15% girls in India had access to sanitary pads during lockdown 30.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ‘sanitary pad crisis’ highlights the need for a shift to sustainable menstrual products.
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Reformation of drug control policy sought 30.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Reformation of drug control policy sought
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What is a quarantine bubble and how can you build one? 29.6.2020 Scroll.in
It limits risk of coronavirus spread, while allowing people to maintain contact with friends and family.
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'Support..Don't Punish' global campaign begins in Manipur 29.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
'Support..Don't Punish' global campaign begins in Manipur
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Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation 28.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation
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Coronavirus: Eight states have reported 85.5% of active cases and 87% overall deaths, says Centre 27.6.2020 Scroll.in
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said India’s recovery rate had crossed 58%, as against the mortality rate of nearly 3.08%, which was ‘very less’.
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