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Indore doctor returns for coronavirus screening day after mob attack, says I’m not afraid

Dr Trupti Katdare, who was injured in the incident, told ThePrint the local residents were not at fault and some anti-social elements had tried to mislead them.

How doctors, health workers are losing the fight against Covid-19 pandemic

It has been clear for some time that medical workers are at heightened risk from Covid-19 and that shortages of PPE were going to be a big problem.

Andhra Pradesh reports first death from Covid-19

The 55-year-old man, who died in Vijayawada, had contracted the disease from his son, who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi.

No new Covid-19 case in 4 days, Bhilwara could offer lessons in fight against pandemic

Bhilwara had emerged as one of the key hotspots in the country but strict lockdown measures and ample testing have so far helped contain the spread.

Countries with compulsory TB vaccine BCG like India are showing fewer Covid-19 deaths

US study finds a correlation between countries that require citizens to get BCG vaccine & those showing fewer confirmed cases & deaths from Covid-19.

Why epidemiologists and economists keep arguing over health vs economy

When epidemiologists say there’s no trade-off between health & economy, lots of economists just shake their heads in disagreement.

1 million people infected: how coronavirus spread around the world

With some virus carriers showing few signs of illness & many countries unable or unwilling to conduct wider testing, the true number is likely higher.

Captain of virus-hit US aircraft carrier relieved of command after his plea for evacuation

US Navy said Capt Brett Crozier let stress of the outbreak, which has affected more than 100 crew, ‘overwhelm his ability to act professionally’.

Tablighi attendees ‘creating trouble’ at hospitals, Delhi govt asks for more police vigil

Situation at a railway quarantine facility in southeast Delhi, housing Tablighi attendees, has, however, settled down after intervention by police and CRPF jawans.

Use 44,000 youths trained in health sector to plug medical staff shortage: Govt to states

Rural development secretary has written to states & UTs to utilise services of youths trained in the health sector under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana.

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Tribes of India | wikimedia commons

British didn’t just introduce criminal tribes, they also had a police...

The British administration marked out entire communities as ‘criminal’ through Criminal Tribes Act. And the policemen helped form guidelines to identify those communities.
Female labour force participation in India is among the lowest in the world, according to World Bank | ANI 

‘Remarkably resilient, better prepared’: World Bank revises India’s economic growth to...

Strong macroeconomic fundamentals have placed India in good stead compared to other emerging market economies, says World Bank. Lowers next year’s growth estimate from 7% to 6.6%.

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Illustration by Soham Sen, ThePrint

How Arunachal is front & centre in Modi govt’s massive border...

Of total highway projects worth Rs 1.6 lakh cr announced for Northeast last month, Arunachal got the lion’s share. Meanwhile, BRO’s outlay also saw a significant jump this year.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP...

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.