Friday, 21 January, 2022
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Covid crisis has exposed gaps in urban Swachh Bharat Mission. It must be revamped

The Swachh Bharat Mission won’t work in Covid times unless it is equipped with wastewater management, better infrastructure and protects sanitation workers better.

Job loss, rent and exodus — Covid-19 crisis tells us migrants need housing security

Practising social distancing and staying home to fight the coronavirus is not possible for migrant workers without housing security.

YouTube, FB should counter rumours, provide information on food and shelter in Covid times

Digital platforms have the potential to disseminate accurate information that is required to fight the stigma around Covid-19 disease.

From unpaid domestic care work to menstrual hygiene – Covid’s double whammy for Indian women

In Covid, India needs to develop gender-responsive strategies to strengthen public health preparedness, which do not de-prioritise health needs of women.

India is fighting Covid-19 like Liberia fought the Ebola outbreak

Community based organisations have mounted Covid-19 responses by supporting quarantine facilities and providing hygiene kits in their areas.

Hand washing is a luxury — govt should give soaps to urban poor during the Covid-19 crisis

Government should provide WASH services in informal settlements during the Covid-19 pandemic as they lack the infrastructure to fight this pandemic.

Hand washing to stop coronavirus — 78% of toilets in Mumbai slums lack reliable water supply

Water and sanitation concerns of Indian slums need to be addressed in the fight against coronavirus, otherwise it can have a nationwide impact.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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