Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicQuarantine centers

Topic: Quarantine centers

If Hong Kong wants zero Covid strategy to succeed, it must improve its quarantine rules

It’s increasingly difficult to find a clear, logical justification for policies, which at this point are defensive and rooted in fear. The govt must improve its quarantine system.

Registration, Covid test, mass quarantine — how Assam’s Dhubri coped with big migrant influx

After lockdown was enforced, Assam's Dhubri district administration set up makeshift testing and quarantine facilities to cope with the influx of migrants returning home.

Cannot allow home isolation for mild Covid patients since they are carriers: UP govt to SC

Uttar Pradesh government also said that it has 'sufficient infrastructure' for all Covid-positive patients in the state.

Village level quarantine centres are ‘the worst’: Uttarakhand HC asks state to fund gram sabhas

A survey of quarantine centres at village level was done by the district legal services authority following the Uttarakhand High Court's order last month.

Detaining people in quarantine centres after negative Covid test violates Article 21: HC

The Allahabad High Court also directed that a 3-member committee be formed in every district to ensure effective functioning of quarantine centres.

Quarantine centres in UP are so bad they have become ‘torture camps’, says Akhilesh Yadav 

The SP chief also demanded that the government makes public the account of its expenditure in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.