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TikTok Donates Rs. 100 Crores Worth of Medical Equipment to India to Help Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

TikTok claims to be working with the Union Ministry of Textile to provide hazmat suits to the Indian government. By Vineet Washington | Updated: 1 April 2020 19:11 TikTok is a free video sharing app on Android and iOSHIGHLIGHTS TikTok is donating… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Man posts fake message of army deployment in city, gets arrested

Rumour Virus: At Least Four Others Booked Mateen Hafeez, V Narayan & Pradeep Gupta TNN Think twice before you hit ‘Send’ to forward that message you received on social media. People who are circulating messages without checking their efficacy are… Continue Reading →

Is the government telling a distorted story of the state of India’s forests? Here’s what it must do

Aparna Roy This International Day of Forests which passed by last week, India Jhas reason to celebrate. Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar has announced India a global frontrunner in forest restoration. The latest biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR)… Continue Reading →

COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement

 Published 15 Mar 2020 Why include a protection, gender, and inclusion lens in risk communication and community engagement? Women, the elderly, adolescents, youth, and children, persons with disabilities, indigenous populations, refugees, migrants, and minorities experience the highest degree of socio-economic marginalization…. Continue Reading →

Living in the Golden Age Social Distancing

Working from home was never so good. Five tips from a pro for social distancers and the social distanced on not just how to survive self-quarantine but thrive in it Indrajit Hazra I’ve been described – well, accused of– being a professional homebody, preferring to work… Continue Reading →

Bureaucrat Who Planned Modi Govt’s Tracking Database Now Fears A Police State

Manoranjan Kumar, once a staunch supporter of the controversial National Social Registry, now fears its misuse by the government. By Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava NEW DELHI —  The senior bureaucrat tasked with laying the foundations for the Indian government’s controversial Social Registry warned… Continue Reading →

‘NPR presents a Clear Danger to Women, De-link NPR from Census 2021’: 1,100 Women Write to CMs of Every State

Given that the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) is scheduled to begin from April 1, 2020 along with house listing for the Census of India 2021, prominent women rights activists, including Annie Raja, Farah Naqvi, Anjali Bhardwaj, Vani Subramanian,… Continue Reading →

EXPOSED – RTI reveals Modi Govt Building 360 Degree Database To Track Every Indian

Documents obtained under RTI show the govt is planning to use Aadhaar to automatically track every single Indian – from who they marry, address changes, financial status – through the National Social Registry. By Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava NEW DELHI — The Narendra… Continue Reading →

Statement on the COVID -19 pandemic- Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN)

A call to government to ACT NOW- to save lives, to strengthen public health services and to safeguard livelihoods Issued by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN) From 30 January 2020, when the first case… Continue Reading →

Kerala suspends biometric authentication for ration shops in all districts

As COVID-19 cases rise to 75 across the country, state governments are suspending the various touch points that could be a potential source of infection. Image for representation news Coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020 – 17:41 Aaron Nedumparambill Follow @ROALY… Continue Reading →

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