Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

How Will India Manage COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage?

How Will India Manage COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage?
As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine to end the pandemic, how can India, an important vaccine manufacturer, ensure vaccine for all?
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AIIMS Director On COVID-19 Spike In Delhi And How Air Pollution Increases The Number And Severity Of Cases

AIIMS Director On COVID-19 Spike In Delhi And How Air Pollution Increases The Number And Severity Of Cases
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AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria talks about a spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the link between air pollution and COVID and the need for citizen moment
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43 People Have Died Due To Manual Scavenging This Year, Says Safai Karmachari Andolan’s Bezwada Wilson On Kaun Banega Crorepati

43 People Have Died Due To Manual Scavenging This Year, Says Safai Karmachari Andolan’s Bezwada Wilson On Kaun Banega Crorepati
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Amitabh Bachchan, Campaign Ambassador of NDTV-Dettol’s Banega Swasth India Campaign, welcomed Ramon Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson on Kaun Banega Crorepati 12's Karamveer special episode to raise awareness about the inhuman practice of manual scavenging
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79% Of Delhi-NCR Residents Want Ban On Firecrackers Sale This Diwali, 75% Say Anti-Pollution Plan Not Implemented Well: Survey

79% Of Delhi-NCR Residents Want Ban On Firecrackers Sale This Diwali, 75% Say Anti-Pollution Plan Not Implemented Well: Survey
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With the declining air quality of Delhi-NCR, stricter pollution control measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect across the region on October 15, however, residents revealed in a survey that the pollution abatement plan is not being implemented effectively
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Delhi CM Launches ‘Green Delhi' App To Increase Citizen Participation In The Fight Against Air Pollution

Delhi CM Launches ‘Green Delhi' App To Increase Citizen Participation In The Fight Against Air Pollution
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Green Delhi’ mobile application that enables users to file complaints related to pollution causing activities
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Meet 87-Year-Old Doctor Who Travels 15 Km Every Day To Treat Villagers In Maharashtra's Chandrapur Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Meet 87-Year-Old Doctor Who Travels 15 Km Every Day To Treat Villagers In Maharashtra's Chandrapur Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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While COVID-19 has affected the healthcare facilities immensely, an 87-year old doctor from Chandrapur, Maharashtra continued braving the pandemic to reach his patients on a bicycle and provide them treatment
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Exclusive: Serum Institute's Adar Poonawalla On The Status of Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Covishield’, Its Pricing And More

Exclusive: Serum Institute's Adar Poonawalla On The Status of Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Covishield’, Its Pricing And More
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The Serum Institute of India (SII) has partnered with AstraZeneca to conduct the trials AND manufacture Coronavirus vaccine ‘Covishield’
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Air Pollution Leads To An Increase In COVID Deaths, According To Harvard University Study, Experts Say ’Pollution Can Hinder Country’s COVID Fight’

Air Pollution Leads To An Increase In COVID Deaths, According To Harvard University Study, Experts Say ’Pollution Can Hinder Country’s COVID Fight’
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A new Harvard report explains how exposure to air pollution leads to an increase in COVID-19 deaths. NDTV speaks with experts to understand the co-relation and how air pollution can affect India’s fight against coronavirus
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Environment Crisis: 7 Endangered Species On Verge Of Extinction Due To Human Activity And How It Impacts Us

Environment Crisis: 7 Endangered Species On Verge Of Extinction Due To Human Activity And How It Impacts Us
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According to experts, loss of habitat of wildlife and disturbance in their environment caused by humans are the major factors behind the increasing list of endangered species around the world, here's how it in turn harms humans.
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Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village

Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village
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Jayalakshmi, a 16-year-old girl who studies in Class 12 and sells cashews to support her family, has motivated fellow villagers to give up open defecation and has managed to bring toilets to each household of her village in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu
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COVID Warrior Travels From Vishakhapatnam To Mumbai With Her Newborn To Contribute To The Fight Against COVID-19

COVID Warrior Travels From Vishakhapatnam To Mumbai With Her Newborn To Contribute To The Fight Against COVID-19
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Chandini Mulukutla who works as Infection Prevention Control Nurse at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai, travelled from Vishakhapatnam during lockdown to join COVID duty post her maternity leave
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Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’

Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’
Delhi-based NGO Sachhi Saheli organised a unique New Age Kanya Pooja, where they worshipped girls who menstruate along with those who don’t, to break the stigma surrounding menstruation being impure
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Delhi Fighting A Dual Battle Of Coronavirus And Air Pollution, Warn Experts

Delhi Fighting A Dual Battle Of Coronavirus And Air Pollution, Warn Experts
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Air pollution and spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital worry healthcare experts, here’s why
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Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19

Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19
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According to health experts, tackling the issue of waste burning is even more pivotal now given the fact the nation is battling a coronavirus pandemic and both COVID-19 and air pollution essentially target respiratory system and lungs
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