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Amid Shortage Of Masks In Market, Indore Central Jail Inmates Are Doing Their Bit To Combat COVID-19

Amid Shortage Of Masks In Market, Indore Central Jail Inmates Are Doing Their Bit To Combat COVID-19
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The tailoring unit of inmates at Indore Central Jail has started producing re-usable cotton masks under an initiative taken up by the jail authorities to help addressing the shortage of masks
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‘Expand Testing Facilities, Ensure Food Security’, Citizens Demand From Government Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

‘Expand Testing Facilities, Ensure Food Security’, Citizens Demand From Government Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
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People’s Health Movement and All India People’s Science Network have issued a call to the government to act proactively to save lives, strengthen public health services, protect livelihoods and safeguard dignity and right to life of the economically poor sections of the society
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Follow Basic Guidelines To Prevent Coronavirus Spread: Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Urges People To Stay Safe

Follow Basic Guidelines To Prevent Coronavirus Spread: Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Urges People To Stay Safe
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Former batsman Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to ask his followers to act responsibly and ensure everyone is safe amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic around the world
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From Sanitising Trains, Stations To Thermal Screening Passengers: How Railways Is Gearing Up To Fight COVID-19

From Sanitising Trains, Stations To Thermal Screening Passengers: How Railways Is Gearing Up To Fight COVID-19
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To help contain the outbreak of coronavirus, Indian Railways has taken up multiple measures like thermal screening of passengers inside the trains, disinfecting trains at frequent intervals and withdrawing the facility of providing bed-sheets and blankets in AC coaches
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Government Issues Guidelines For Proper Mask Use To Combat COVID-19

Coronavirus Outbreak: Government Issues Guidelines For Proper Mask Use To Combat COVID-19
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According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, erroneous use of masks may actually increase the risk of getting an infection
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Government Lays Down Guidelines For Home Quarantine To Contain The Spread Of COVID-19

Coronavirus Outbreak: Government Lays Down Guidelines For Home Quarantine To Contain The Spread Of COVID-19
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In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have prepared home quarantine guidelines for those who have come in contact with the infected person or has been to an area where COVID-19 cases have been reported
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Are We Dying Soon? Stirred By Their Child’s Panic Query, A Doctor Couple Created A Comic On COVID-19

Are We Dying Soon? Stirred By Their Child’s Panic Query, A Doctor Couple Created A Comic On COVID-19
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In a bid to make children aware about COVID-19 and to keep them from misinformation and panic, Dr.Ravindra Khaiwal of PGIMER, Chandigarh along with his wife Dr.Suman Mor of Panjab University created a comic book which has been adopted and released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
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Celebrate An Eco-Friendly Holi By Using Cow Dung Logs Designed By IIT Delhi Students For ‘Holika Dahan’ Ritual

Celebrate An Eco-Friendly Holi By Using Cow Dung Logs Designed By IIT Delhi Students For ‘Holika Dahan’ Ritual
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In a bid to reduce carbon emissions caused by burning of wooden logs during ‘holika dahan’ and to save trees from being cut for this, a group of students from IIT-Delhi have distributed cow dung logs in several housing societies across Delhi-NCR
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Safe Mensuration A Basic Human Right Remains Elusive For Many Women Like Rajasthan's Sabu Devi

Safe Mensuration A Basic Human Right Remains Elusive For Many Women Like Rajasthan's Sabu Devi
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According to experts, while the distribution of sanitary napkins among young girls is an important start, there is a need to go beyond menstrual products and focus on menstrual health of women from all age groups
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COVID-19: ‘Wash Your Hands Regularly, Seek Help If Needed’, Celebrities Spread Awareness On Coronavirus

COVID-19: ‘Wash Your Hands Regularly, Seek Help If Needed’, Celebrities Spread Awareness On Coronavirus
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From Parineeti Chopra, Salman Khan, Sania Mirza to P V Sindhu, Bipasha Basu and many other celebrities make an effort to raise awareness about COVID-19 and warned against rumours regarding coronavirus outbreak
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Women Empowering Women: Meet A Medical Researcher Who Is Helping Rural Women Fight Malnutrition Through Education

Women Empowering Women: Meet A Medical Researcher Who Is Helping Rural Women Fight Malnutrition Through Education
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Monalisa Padhee, a 31-year-old medical researcher has made it her life's mission to help women in rural areas live healthy lives by educating them about nutrition
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Gujarat Adds Toor Dal In Ration List Of Groceries To Fight Malnutrition In The State

Gujarat Adds Toor Dal In Ration List Of Groceries To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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According to experts, Toor Dal (Pigeon Pea) is a major source of protein along with many other nutrients essential for the human body and is a widely used pulse in Gujarati households
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Will A Karnataka Resort's 'Weigh The Waste-Feed A Child’, Campaign Manage To Tackle Food Wastage?

Will A Karnataka Resort's 'Weigh The Waste-Feed A Child’, Campaign Manage To Tackle Food Wastage?
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The Ibnii Spa Resort in Coorg, Karnataka has been charging Rs. 100 for every 10 grams of food wasted by the customers and the proceeds from this initiative are going to a local NGO that feeds children at orphanages
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Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers

Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers
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In a recent study published in the journal ‘Obesity’, researchers have proposed a new classification system for obesity that incorporates various complications associated with it to help the patients get better treatments and therapies
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