Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicFrontline workers

Topic: Frontline workers

‘Very poor demand for boosters’ — why 3rd shot numbers have dipped sharply in 1st week

Vaccine hesitancy and surging infections among healthcare workers believed to be likely reasons for fall in booster demand. Numbers fluctuating for frontline workers & senior citizens.

NHRC directs health ministry to regard teachers in Covid duties as ‘frontline warriors’

NHRC passed the order acting, on a petition filed by activist and lawyer, Radhakanta Tripathy. The ministry was also directed to release all dues to deceased teachers at the earliest.

Virus ‘still amongst us’: PM Modi launches crash course to prepare 1 lakh ‘Covid warriors’

The program will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector, the PMO said.

As I stand in PPE, many patients say drugs don’t work, give Coronil — the damage Ramdev did

If Baba Ramdev spent a few days, or at least a few hours, at Covid-19 ICU frontlines, he would surely learn to respect modern medicine.

Delhi HC seeks AAP govt’s stand on plea to treat ration dealers as frontline workers

The plea has also sought the deployment of civil defense volunteers for managing the crowd and ensuring social distancing outside their shops in the national capital.

A look at Covid Ground Zero through a millennial doctor’s eyes

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

After Odisha and Bihar, MP declares journalists as ‘frontline workers’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the journalists were risking their lives while doing their duty during this 'dangerous period of covid pandemic'.

Grave diggers, the frontline workers of the 1898 bubonic plague that history forgot

The social stigmatisation of mortuary work explains the silence in the colonial archives. What archives choose to tell is equally revealing.

Ludhiana makes teachers, bankers, judges & journalists ‘frontline workers’ for vaccination

Deputy commissioner of Ludhiana says he has listed workers from categories which have been active since the lockdown, and need the vaccine immediately.

They kept the mantle up when India was down with the virus. Thank you, frontline workers

I find more support for an IPL team than for India’s frontline workers. Has gratitude become a forgotten sentiment, except when we are personally benefited?

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.