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Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

May 5, 2020

Agriculture is the principal source of revenue for nearly 65 pc of the Indian population. High time that the government looked at the severe impact that lockdown has had on farmers.

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Experts caution against rise in child trafficking post lockdown

Experts caution against rise in child trafficking post lockdown

May 2, 2020

While the focus of coronavirus coverage has been on the doctors, patients, migrant workers and the lot, children in India, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds, face dangers of a different order.

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No country for migrant workers

No country for migrant workers

May 1, 2020

The fate of millions of migrant workers across India has been hanging in the balance ever since the lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak was announced 35 days ago.

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Rishi Kapoor, a shining star across generations

Rishi Kapoor, a shining star across generations

April 30, 2020

In less than 24 hours Irrfan Khan’s co-actor joined him in the final resting place while the entire fandom across generations beyond borders is left speechless and in utter shock. Rishi Kapoor, the evergreen chocolate boy, and the son from the famous Kapoor dynasty of Bollywood...

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Irreplaceable Irrfan

Irreplaceable Irrfan

April 30, 2020

Irrfan Khan, 53, leaves behind a huge filmography of some very good and some very mediocre films, but the actor would be best remembered for his versatility.

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Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant dream

Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant dream

April 29, 2020

Central government’s conditions for letting select industries restart are proving to be a non-starter.

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Is world leadership also under lockdown?

Is world leadership also under lockdown?

April 26, 2020

China, France and India, the terrific trio’s potential to defeat Covid19 remains dormant.

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The corona blow to the tourism industry

The corona blow to the tourism industry

April 26, 2020

One of the largest sectors of Indian economy, tourism, lies in tatters due to the pandemic and the lockdown, while the government turns a blind eye, putting tens of millions of jobs at risk.

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Virtual weddings to overcome real lockdowns

Virtual weddings to overcome real lockdowns

April 23, 2020

April marks the beginning of wedding season in India. But with the lockdown ruling out large gatherings, some couples are turning to the digital space to tie the knot.

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Indian healthcare sector neglecting other illnesses during corona pandemic

Indian healthcare sector neglecting other illnesses during corona pandemic

April 22, 2020

Rise in tuberculosis sparks fears among healthcare professionals in India that the government’s single-minded focus on Covid19 could backfire in tackling other diseases.

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Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

April 21, 2020

While the spread of covid19 has mainly been in urban India, the worst impact of the pandemic is being felt in its villages.

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Covid-19 & Indian economy

Covid-19 & Indian economy

April 18, 2020

The additional moves by the Reserve Bank of India to ease liquidity in the markets in order to prop up the economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic don't address demand side issues.

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