Friday, 20 May, 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?

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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