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Government calls for self-reporting by attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event

More than 200 people out of the 4,000 people who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19. The government has asked the attendees to self-report to contain the sudden spike in cases. About Tablighi Jamaat The Tablighi Jamaat is a proselytising movement that literally means ‘a society for spreading ..

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WhatsApp Chatbot of GoI launched to curb fake news crossed 1.7 crore users

The Government of India had earlier created Whats App Chatbot to curb fake news being spread about COVID-19 virus in the country. About the Chatbot The Chatbot was launched to answer all the queries related to the virus. It is designed to provide all the information related to COVID-19. At first, GoI launched MyGov Corona ..

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DARPG: National Monitoring Dashboard launched

On April 1, 2020, the Minister of State for Personnel and Public Grievances Dr Jitendra Singh launched the National Monitoring Dashboard on COVID-19. The dashboard is to be developed and implemented by DARPG (Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances). The main objective of the dashboard is quick and timely implementations of COVID-19 response and ..

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Release of prisoners to prevent spread of COVID-19 in prisons

Various prisons across India are set to release nearly 34,000 prisoners after the Supreme Court’s suggestion in March. This measure is being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Challenges This step is being taken in many countries across the world. Recently, Indonesia released 30,000 prisoners. In March, a WHO guidelines document listed the following ..

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Effect of the lockdown on food supply

In light of the ongoing 21 days lockdown period to curb the spread of COVID-19, its implication on food supply in India is being discussed. Status of Food Supply In terms of availability, India has adequate stock of food supply. The problem is getting the food to the people. Various food items’ supply have been ..

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