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Meet ‘Zafira’, A Humanoid Robot That Ensures You Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures At Public Places

Meet ‘Zafira’, A Humanoid Robot That Ensures You Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures At Public Places
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Zafira, a robot in the form of a human performs thermal screening and alerts if a person is not following COVID guidelines and dispenses hand sanitiser
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WHO’s Chief Hopes To Finish Coronavirus Pandemic In Less Than Two Years, Experts Weigh In

WHO’s Chief Hopes To Finish Coronavirus Pandemic In Less Than Two Years, Experts Weigh In
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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, WHO said that in the fight against COVID-19 there are disadvantages and advantages especially in terms of technology to take on the pandemic
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Assam’s First Sero-survey Gets Underway, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About It

Assam’s First Sero-survey Gets Underway, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About It
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On August 23, SRIJANASOM, a Delhi based non-governmental organisation and Medicity Guwahati Group of Clinic and Diagnostics initiated the first sero-survey in Assam to know the prevalence of COVID-19 pandemic
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: With Prime Focus On Waste Management, New Delhi Municipal Council Becomes The ‘Cleanest Capital City’

Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: With Prime Focus On Waste Management, New Delhi Municipal Council Becomes The ‘Cleanest Capital City’
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: From waste management, segregation, treatment, to creating awareness among people and switching to eco-friendly alternatives to single-use plastic, New Delhi Municipal Council is doing all
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai Is India’s Third Cleanest City. Here’s How The City Achieved The Title

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai Is India’s Third Cleanest City. Here’s How The City Achieved The Title
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: In the first and second quarter of Swachh Survekshan league, Navi Mumbai showed consistent improvement and attained eighth and third rank respectively
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Ahead Of Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results, A Lookback At The Five Year Journey Of Swachh Survekshan

Ahead Of Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results, A Lookback At The Five Year Journey Of Swachh Survekshan
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As the Swachh Survekshan 2020 results are expected soon, here's a lookback at the annual urban cleanliness survey that was launched in 2016 and the progress it has made over the last five years
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Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi And Moharram, Delhi Disaster Management Authority Issues Instructions To Contain COVID-19

Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi And Moharram, Delhi Disaster Management Authority Issues Instructions To Contain COVID-19
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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has banned all public celebrations and processions on Ganesh Chaturthi and Moharram
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How To Take Care Of Mental Health Among Children During Coronavirus Pandemic And The Lockdown

How To Take Care Of Mental Health Among Children During Coronavirus Pandemic And The Lockdown
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COVID-19 pandemic has forced children to stay inside their house, stopping them from going out to play and meet their friends. This can impact their mental health and cause anxiety, irritability and other symptoms
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‘About 5 Crore Women Have Got Sanitary Pads At Rs. 1’, Says PM Modi In His Independence Day Speech, Twitterati Praise

‘About 5 Crore Women Have Got Sanitary Pads At Rs. 1’, Says PM Modi In His Independence Day Speech, Twitterati Praise
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Independence Day 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort and touched upon numerous themes including women empowerment
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Waste Management During Coronavirus Pandemic: 27-year-old Recycles Bio-medical Waste Into Eco-friendly Bricks

Waste Management During Coronavirus Pandemic: 27-year-old Recycles Bio-medical Waste Into Eco-friendly Bricks
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27-year-old Binish Desai, known as the recycle man of India, is recycling bio-medical waste especially single-use masks, head cover and non-woven PPE (personal protective equipment) kit into bricks
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Here’s How Gujarat, A State With Highest Case Fatality Rate Has Responded To Coronavirus Pandemic

Here’s How Gujarat, A State With Highest Case Fatality Rate Has Responded To Coronavirus Pandemic
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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani claims that the Coronavirus situation in the state is better in comparison to other states. But how true is the claim? NDTV takes a look at Gujarat’s response to Coronavirus pandemic
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Airports Authority Of India Issues Fresh Guidelines For Passengers Flying To Goa, Mandates 14 Day Quarantine

Airports Authority Of India Issues Fresh Guidelines For Passengers Flying To Goa, Mandates 14 Day Quarantine
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Passengers flying to Goa are required to go for either 14 days home quarantine or paid institutional quarantine, states updated guidelines issued by the Airports Authority of India
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Serum Institute Of India Partners With The Gates Foundation For Manufacturing 100 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Serum Institute Of India Partners With The Gates Foundation For Manufacturing 100 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine
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The Serum Institute of India (SII) has collaborated with Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to manufacture and deliver up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and low and middle-income countries (LMICs)
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Experts Explain The Different COVID-19 Tests: Rapid Antigen Vs RT-PCR Test, Which Is Better?

Experts Explain The Different COVID-19 Tests: Rapid Antigen Vs RT-PCR Test, Which Is Better?
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Both RT-PCR test and Rapid Antigen Test lookout for the virus in the sample and are used for the diagnosis of COVID-19
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