Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #covid19lockdown

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For many people January 1st is that token of new dawn, new year and new beginnings. For me this slate gets cleaned on January 8th, my birthday, my new year. This past one year was the harshest in my 25 years of being.
But it was my 24th year where I also challenged myself as a journalist. I read somewhere, "women are like tea bags, they don't know how strong they are untill put in hot water."
Here is my work from past one year for you to see how strong that tea was.
In January 2020, I was a reporter with @htTweets covering education in Chandigarh.
On Jan 7 last year I reported how school students’ data is being sold to coaching centres for Rs 4 to Rs 6 per child. m.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/bew…
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#COVID19: @EduMinOfIndia releases guidelines for reopening of schools from October 15 in a graded manner: news agency PTI

#CoronaVirusUpdates #CoronavirusOutbreak #coronavirus
@EduMinOfIndia #SchoolGuidelines | No assessment till up to 2-3 weeks of schools' reopening, flexibility in attendance norms, says @EduMinOfIndia

(PTI)

#schoolsreopening
@EduMinOfIndia #SchoolGuidelines | Schools must ensure smooth transition of students from home-based schooling during #COVID19lockdown to formal schooling, says @EduMinOfIndia

(PTI)

#schoolsreopening
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Dear @TwitterIndia and @verified I have received a notice from you legal department suggesting a complaint has come saying I am violating law of India on Twitter. In doing what? Journalism and sharing critiques of ongoing crisis? I have not been told what the complaint is.
@TwitterSupport @misskaul @PayalKamat @TwitterIndia. Since your platform is used by many hatemongers who tag me constantly with messages carrying Islamophobe content, I would really have appreciated it if your legal department noted that as well instead of sending me a notice.
I think it's in the public interest you share your policy about those who tag others with hate content via a vis journalists who put out and share stories. Your platform and it's legal department could be used to intimidate opinion that any authority may be uncomfortable with.
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FM @nsitharaman begins her press conference on the final tranche of the #EconomicPackage. #Covid_19india #COVID2019india #COVID19.
I would like to start by quoting some words of the PM's words today. My announcement today is pegged to that aspect of the speech. "As a nation today we stand at a very crucial juncture. Such a big disaster has brought a message and an opportunity.": FM
In last four days of announcements, we have had several reforms addressing the land, labour, liquidity and laws. We will be continuing that series: FM
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SOME ARE WINNING - SOME ARE NOT.
Handling #COVID__19 crisis:
Belarus, Bangladesh, Chile and Equador better than Finland. The country specialized to human rights violations, long bread lines.
@yleuutiset @MTVUutiset
@iltalehti_fi @MarinSanna @MariaOhisalo endcoronavirus.org/countries ImageImageImageImage
Republic of Finland the failed #coronavirus pariah state.
260 of the elderly were intentionally killed by a coronavirus comparable to the common flu
@YleTV1 @THLorg @oikeuskansleri
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Finland Total #Covid_19 Madness | 4 May | JHU
Cases: 5411
Deaths: 260 (50% eldery in nursing homes)
Fatality rate: 0,048
Costs from #lockdown2020 #ManufacturedPanic #GreatestDepression GDP shrinks 5.5%.
- Additional debt of €3.6 billion @valtioneuvosto
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Top stories from Punjab today
#COVID19
Two more deaths in #Punjab, cases rise to 1,526 m.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/tw…
Sarpanch killed over old rivalry in #Patiala m.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/sa…
Unaware of source of infection, say Nanded returnees tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/un… #Covid_19
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One day a man stood on the roof of his house during a flood, and prayed, ‘God, please save me.’

@UCBMedia

#TakeResponsibility #StayHomeStaySafe #PhysicalDistancing #Accelerate #BeDeliberate #HRwithEM
Soon a rowboat came by and offered to take him to safety. But he said, ‘No, God will take care of me.’

@UCBMedia

#TakeResponsibility #StayHomeStaySafe #PhysicalDistancing #Accelerate #BeDeliberate #HRwithEM
The waters kept coming up until they were almost at his waist. Suddenly a helicopter appeared overhead and a rope ladder was lowered down. ‘Oh no, God will take care of me.’

@UCBMedia

#TakeResponsibility #StayHomeStaySafe #PhysicalDistancing #Accelerate #BeDeliberate #HRwithEM
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#WorldHealthDay THREAD on how rural India, migrant workers & ordinary people are coping with corona outbreak.
1/ "Social distancing is a luxury we cannot afford"
Lakhs of sugarcane workers in Maharashtra continue to toil amidst the threat of #coronavirus.
ruralindiaonline.org/articles/still…
2/ With their money running out and little food and water available, cancer patients living on footpaths near the Tata Memorial Hospital are caught in the lockdown, with no way home
ruralindiaonline.org/articles/locke…
3/ Sanitation workers in Chennai are walking long distances to work during the lockdown, or journeying on garbage lorries. Taking leave for a day during this period invites penalties, even sacking
ruralindiaonline.org/articles/sanit…
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What do you think is the cause of such violence? Whatever the cause, violence is not the solution to conflict resolution. Let me share some points on "Conflict resolution in marriage and relationships during the lock down."
In Luke 17:1 Jesus said to his disciples “It is impossible that no offenses should come, but woe to him through whom they do come!” God created us for connection, not isolation.
Everything that is alive relates to something else, the proof that you are alive and well is your ability to connect with others. Broken relationship is man's primary problem; that's why we need redemption and reconciliation, first to God and then to other people.
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