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1/n: Today is the birth centenary of Hemedrakumar Prithviraj Gandhi (HP Gandhi) (20/09/1920-05/06/2008) - The father of Indian freshwater #diatomology. This thread details about his life and contribution. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Gan…
2/n: A globally celebrated diatomist / algologist and still unknown in India. He worked on #diatoms all his life. Diatoms are a group of algae responsible for 25 % of global O2 production. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatom
3/n: Gandhi described 300+ new species of diatoms from Western India covering #Rajasthan, #Gujarat, #Maharashtra and #Karnataka. Maybe he is the ONLY INDIAN #botanist who described 100+ species? List of species by Gandhi: diatombase.org/aphia.php?p=ta…
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7 Mega Cities in India – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai have 42% of COVID cases and 53% of COVID deaths in India.
Death Per Million population (DPM) is 114 ; #health infrastructure in these megacities is over stretched. 1 of N ImageImage
Week-on-Week testing in mega cities has increased by 16.5%. #COVID19 positivity / million in mega cities has increased from 2841 to 3324. Recovery / million population from 1745 to 2218 validates that most of the COVID cases in mega cities are in “Mild-Very Mild Category” 2 of N ImageImageImage
The 30-day moving average growth rate of active cases dropping from 60% to 32% in megacities. The velocity of spread might be tapering down in some megacities. Caution: week-on-week data on cases & deaths can vary; growth should be negative, sooner is better.
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A new #controversy! Reduced cases in #Ahmedabad due to #herdimmunity or due to #AmdavadAMC ! The fact is everything contributes a bit but mostly it’s the huma-virus coexistence ! Virus is learning to co-habitate by becoming milder ! As if it kills everyone whom it infect , 1/
#virus soon will not have many potential hosts .. so it’s important for virus survival too to mutate and become milder & less lethal ! So my opinion definitely #Covid_19 soon shall become like seasonal flu ! It will come and go periodically with drastically reduced serious cases!
So , some will have strong inherent immunity & will not get infected , some will get infected & then develop immunity , virus will become milder so as not to create serious disease and there will be some who shall still succumb to even mildest virus !!
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Plotting the moving average of new #COVID19 cases and new deaths in #India

12 districts --> 57% cases

#Hyderabad has recently seen a sharp increase of cases

#Kolkata & #Ahmedabad --> high case fatality ratio

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@aparanjape @c_aashish @MulaMutha @calamur @CafeEconomics
Next 12 districts make up 8% of all cases

#Jalgaon and #Solapur have a worrisome CFR - 10.9% & 7.7% respectively

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Next 12 districts make up 4% of all cases

#Agra has a high CFR - 9.4%

Hope that we can get the case fatality ratio down to near zero!

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I travelled from #Pune to #Ahmedabad on 25th of May 2020 via @IndiGo6E

In this thread I will share step by step things happen. On this day, India allowed to resume airlines from different states which were stopped 2 months earlier because of CONVID 19 risk.
1. Web check-in before 48 hours is mendetory. I was also instructed to carry printed copy of my boarding pass to avoid any physical contact with an authority.
2. I was instructed to reach the airport at least 3 hours before my scheduled flight. Such was mendatory to complete various checkups said the authority. I was informed that the Arogya setu app is mendatory.
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The foolishness&Bankruptcy of thought process of campaigners behind Ban Halal & Boycott Halal is wellKnown but their 0 idea of Business acumen is Legendary All Manufacturers, Producers Sellars of #Halal products are NonMuslims! Who will be losing big 💰? thequint.com/news/india/boy…
#HalalCertified Food, Cosmetics & several products on shelf of Super Markets is a Multi Billion Dollar 💵 Busines Model!Campaigners of Ban Halal’s Hypocrisy has no bounds! Why Beating around the Bush! Just go&stop those Businesses owned by your Brethren Now!
#HalalCertified Meat, Poultry and even #HalalBeef producers are the #Sabharwals #Kapoors and almost all Non Muslims! Largest #HalalCosmetic Brand is owned by the Gujrati Jain Sisters out of #Ahmedabad
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The true strength of a society is seen during a crisis.

From today, I will be sharing inspiring stories of #CoronaWarriors who are doing exceptional work in this #FightAgainstCOVID19 in the city of #Ahmedabad

These are individuals or organisations doing selfless service. 👍👍
The first story is about #BAPS, the Swaminarayan Sect, its sadhus & volunteers

They have been supplying fresh vegetables to more than 1000 poor families daily.

The entire work is planned & executed in a highly professional manner
Today mrng, I had the opportunity to visit the Swaminarayan Temple at Shahibaugh, Ahmedabad

It was a privilege to meet the people doing this selfless service

Thank you #BAPS & Pujya Brahmvihari Swamiji for responding so well to my appeal
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#Threads Collating National Protests Against #CAA_NRC_NPR
Scheduled On 30 January 2020, Thursday
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#DELHI
24x7 | Shaheen Bagh | women led protest
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24x7 | near Khureji Petrol Pump, Khureji | women led dharna
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24x7 | Seelampur-Jafrabad, in front of Al Taj Dawakhana
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24x7 | Inderlok Metro Station
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24x7 | Turkman Gate, Chandni Chowk
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24x7 | Jamia Millia Islamia Gate 7
#Delhi
24x7 | Brijpuri Pullya, Mustafabad
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24x7 | Kardampuri Chowk, opp. Yamuna Vihar
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24x7 | Chand Bagh, near Gokulpuri Metro Station
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24x7 | Sri Ram Colony, Ramleela Ground, near Hanuman Mandir, Khajuri
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24x7 | Gandhi Park, Hauz Rani, Malviya Nagar
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URGENT SPREAD THE WORD!!

Here are the thread collating #CAAPotests & Protests in Solidarity with JNU planned for 6th JANUARY from all over INDIA🇮🇳 & World
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#JNUattack #JNUVioence #EmergencyinJNU #SOSJNU #JNUUnderAttack
#Oxford With JNU @ 12 noon
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#Malegaon Protest Rally of WOMEN against CAA / NRC

6th Janury @ 2:30 pm
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To legitimise ones claim on the #Mughal throne, Khutba had to be read in ones name in the Friday prayers and a Sikka (Coin) had to be struck. Heres a thread of the coins struck in the name of Mughal Emperors with their names highlighted.
Sher-o-Khurshid on a medallion of Jahangir
1. Zahir-ud-din Muhammad #Babur (1526-1530CE)
Known coins: Silver Shahrukhis in his name and Anonymous Copper issues
Known Mints: Agra, Badakshan, Jaunpur, Kabul, Lahore
Coins displayed: #Siver Shahrukhi of #Agra.
@ssharadmohhan @India_Atelier @Bagh_eBabur @iamrana @gypsy_heart6
2. Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun (1530-1540/ 1555-1556CE)
Known coins: Gold Mithqals, Silver Shahrukhis and Silver Rupees in his name and Anonymous Copper issues
Known Mints: 11
Coins displayed: #Siver Shahrukhi of #Lahore
@ssharadmohhan @India_Atelier @iamrana @gypsy_heart6
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After getting a good rap on the knuckles by editors for being a lazy lurker on social media, here's course correction. I am now doing a thread of all my reportage in 2018. (@sree and @prempanicker had encouraged me to do this many years ago 🙈) Please read and share.
While urbanisation is a global trend, villagers around #Ahmedabad don't want to live in cities. Since 2012, #Gujarat government has encouraged 12 cities to swallow up some 800 villages. And now, most of them are resisting. A take on the 'Gujarat Model'.
theguardian.com/cities/2018/fe…
The two main problems for the new state of #Telangana are exemplified in
Vemulaghat, a village off #Hyderabad. I went there to understand their conflict over land and #water for irrigation. CC: @Landesa_Global @LandConflicts thewire.in/politics/despi…
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#ShalomNamaste
In a special gesture for a special friend, PM @narendramodi personally receives PM Benjamin Netanyahu on his State Visit to India.
Here's a look at the broad spectrum of bilateral relations b/w #IndiaIsrael
mymea.in/ctw
In memoriam.
The Teen Murti memorial salutes Indian heroes who fought in World War I to liberate Haifa in 1918 as a call of duty.
Remembering our heroes.
@adgpi celebrates ‘Haifa Day’ every year on 23rd September to commemorate the war dead during World War I at the Battle of Haifa
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