Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicPersonal hygiene

Topic: personal hygiene

Handwashing shouldn’t just be about Covid. It can give a 92-fold return to India’s economy

Hand hygiene received unprecedented attention during the pandemic – but it is also a long-term priority. It can help emerging economies.

Four things to check before you use a public bathroom in coronavirus times

Researchers have found that the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be shed in faeces for up to a month after the illness.

Ministers’ panel wants Modi govt to set up ‘hygiene dept’ in all organisations, workplaces 

The department could be an extension of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in which the focus will be to cover personal and social hygiene.

Post Covid, it’s not a bad idea to have robots and machines replace humans at some jobs

Some jobs aren't good enough to protect. The pandemic presents an opportunity to negotiate better terms with those leading the AI revolution, such as Google and Amazon.

Overlooked in Shimla’s water crisis — the effect on personal hygiene

As the city grapples with its worst ever water crisis, hygiene issues have led to fears of illness, infection.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo/ANI)

Gujarat can make AAP national party but only Congress can set up Modi vs Kejriwal in 2024

AAP needs to win just two seats in Gujarat to become a national party. But it will take much more for Kejriwal to become Modi's principal challenger in 2024.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


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.