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History suggests hunger will be an ally to COVID-19, and both must be stopped

NIKHIL EAPEN19 April 2020 A daily wage labourer queues for free food at a construction site in Delhi. Historical experience and general epidemiological evidence add a medical imperative for tackling the deprivation resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown. ADNAN ABIDI / REUTERS… Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Odisha flags off Rs 100-cr emergency initiative for daily wage earners

The initiative will provide employment opportunities to 4.5 lakh families in urban areas By Ashis Senapati Last Updated: Sunday 19 April 2020 The Odisha government launched an emergency initiative — Urban Wage Employment Initiative — to provide employment opportunities to daily wage… Continue Reading →

Is there a Replicable Kerala Model of Corona Control?

by Kandathil Sebastian — April 19, 2020 It seems Kerala state in India has successfully controlled the spread of COVID 19 virus in its geographical limits. Global community is now wondering whether this success model can be replicated in other parts of the… Continue Reading →

Covid 19- Uttar Pradesh -Chemical sprayed into mouth, worker dies

Cops have registered a murder case against 5 persons who have been absconding since April 14 By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow A young sanitisation worker who had sodium hypochlorite sprayed into his mouth when he had gone to a village to sanitise… Continue Reading →

The long road to freedom: Released from Tihar and left to walk 100 km home

VIDEO Chandrabhan Singh and Ramesh Jabbar from Panipat, Haryana, were let out of Delhi’s Tihar Jail in keeping with the Supreme Court’s order to prevent overcrowded prisons from becoming coronavirus hotbeds. But they claim the jail authorities didn’t provide them… Continue Reading →

Open letter from healthcare personnel and public health activists to all Indians

Friends, we all know that the healthcare system in India is already under resourced, whether in terms of staff, budget, laboratories, ambulances etc. With the Covid-19 crisis, the healthcare system will be put under immense additional pressure. We are healthcare… Continue Reading →

NWMI demands ‘Drop FIR against Kashmiri photojournalist Masrat Zahra’

April 20, 2020 The Network of Women in Media India (NWMI) is shocked at the FIR lodged against its member and award-winning photojournalist, Masrat Zahra, by the Cyber Police, Srinagar, under provisions of the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)… Continue Reading →

Covid-19 Pandemic: Relief Work for the disabled

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the countrywide lockdown, various state affiliates of the National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) have within their limits and capacity worked to provide relief to the disabled people in… Continue Reading →

Free jazz legend Giuseppi Logan died d of coronavirus at 84

By NATE CHINEN• APR 17, 2020 Giuseppi Logan, a saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist whose esteemed career in free jazz bracketed a mysterious absence of almost 40 years, died on Friday at the Lawrence Nursing Care Center in Far Rockaway, Queens. He was… Continue Reading →

Bombay, Orissa, Meghalaya high courts to get new chief justices

These appointments will go through once they are notified by the central government. =Apr 19, 2020 The Supreme Court collegium, on April 18, recommended the appointment of new chief justices to 3 high courts – Bombay, Orissa and Meghalaya. These… Continue Reading →

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