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#CoronaWarriors #CoronaLockdown

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1/ In a heartwarming gesture, #Mumbai's KKAFENiO cafe has opened its doors to those in need.
2/ #CoronaWarriors #CoronaLockdown

Apart from serving free lunch everyday between 2 pm to 3 pm, the cafe has also offered to home-deliver food to those who are unable to travel to its location. The team has also started delivering food to policemen working on the streets.
3/ #CoronaWarriors #CoronaLockdown

To support the initiative or reach out for help, contact:

Pranav - 9022832444
Afroz - 8840428422
Shubham - 7976912324
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Very serious piece of horrid news:
Pertains to Balasaheb Thackeray trauma hospital, Jogeshwari(E), Mumbai
The doctors here have been given extremely unsafe, torn Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs) compelled to work in dangerous condition #COVID2019 #Thread @CMOMaharashtra (1)
#COVID19 symptomic cases are being mixed with other patients, of course without their knowledge. (Image attached)
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope denied even the count of positive patients which is 41 (till 9pm, April 3).
Two doctors, working here alleged that here (2)
the AMO, rather than sending the throat and nasal swabs (samples) twice a day, is asking nurses to keep it in refrigerator and sends samples once in 2 days so that count of cases can be kept low. This is multiplying the risk of exposure for medical staff and patients both
(3)
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INDIAN ARMED FORCES FIGHT COVID-19 TOGETHER

โ€ขSix Quarantine Facilities established at #Mumbai #Jaisalmer #Jodhpur #Hindon #Manesar & #Chennai being run by #ArmedForces in which 1737 persons have been quarantined, of which 403 have been discharged on being ascertained fit.(1/n)
โ€ขAdditional 15 facilities for 7000 people kept as standby at #Babina #Jhansi #Barmer #Bhopal #Kolkata #Binaguri #Bathinda #Hyderabad #Deolali #Kanpur #Gorakhpur #Agra #Vishakapatnam #Kochi & #Chilka.(2/n)
โ€ขDedicated #COVID19 facilities including High Dependency Units & ICUs being prepared in approximately 51 #ArmedForces hospitals across the country.(n/n)

Together we will fight #COVID19

#HarKaamDeshKeNaam
#SayNo2Panic
#SayYes2Precautions
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The amount of Social service works done by a particular community during the National Crisis of which there is mass propaganda and targeting harassment Is done for Political benifits.

#Covid_19 #Muslim

1/n
The Masajids are being Utilized at the time of need, during the National Crisis,

2/n

NGO in Bangalore working together preparing Food kits and distributing to the Poor and those who are in need.

3/n

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I had commissioned a series of pictures from our @HTMumbai photo team when the #MumbaiLockdown began last Saturday. For the last 6 days, #Mumbai's been eeriely silent.
#Covid19 #LockdownIndia #Coronavirus
PICTURE 1: Khodadad Circle, Dadar.
CREDIT: @pratikchorge00
PICTURE 2: Shivaji Park Ground
CREDIT: @sattishbate of @HTMumbai
PICTURE 3: Bandra Worli Sea Link
CREDIT: @satyabrataphoto of @HTMumbai
#coronavirus #mumbailockdown
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#NEW A new publication from Indian Journal of Medical Research presents a mathematical model for #COVID19 in India, #coronaupdatesindia #Corona #COVID19 [Thread]
The mathematical model seeks to capture various aspects of a future trends in India considering two contrasting scenarios
While the study considers variables such as failure and success of airport screenings, quarantine measures, it doesn't explicitly has global spread variable (US, Europe) and domestic lockdown (since it was submitted in Feb, when the speed of pandemic was unknown
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It's hard to capture the absence of activity. How do you show something that is missing? These wonderful @reuters pictures do just that.

First, the National Mall in Washington on March 15.

Pic by Carlos Barria

#coronavirus #CoronavirusOutbreak #PictureOfTheDay #photography
An empty lecture hall at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on March 16.

Pic by Piroschka van de Wouw
A swimming pool in Mumbai on March 16.

Pic by Francis Mascarenhas
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#COVID19 tests (First and second confirmatory tests), are free for all citizens. The country has enough testing capacity as only 10% of total capacity has been utilized per day so far.
An order has been placed for procurement of an additional 80,56,365 #N95 masks and Personal Protective Equipment for healthcare workers.
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Thread (1/7): So I tried to get tested for #COVID19. Really. I have no symptoms, but wanted to be sure.

I got off a flight from Amsterdam yesterday at 0100, and took a cab straight to Kasturba Hospital in #Mumbai, the only authorized #coronavirus test center in the city.
(2/7) They said it was open 24 by 7. I thought it'd be bustling.

It was dark & deserted. After some looking, found a counter where I paid Rs. 10 to a gent for an appointment, and walked over to the OPD where a doctor woke up, put on a mask, and talked to me.
(3/7) He asked me what I wanted. I said "to be tested for #Corona virus". He asked if I had any symptoms. I said no, but I wanted to be sure.

I had my luggage with me, so he asked me where I was coming from. I said "#Netherlands".
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MAR 8 #CoronaVirusUpdates will begin using #CV19MD THREAD 1: New #UptotheMinute MAP SITE link below US AT 463 cases as of 8:07 AM #GrandPrincess to Dock MON at #PortOfOakland. W Oassengers still Quarantined
#SantaClara #CA cases were from #India.
tinyurl.com/uvgw782
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: This is US (Can) RealTime site tinyurl.com/s5p7vl9 last update 8:07 shows 463 TOTAL WaPo MAPPING w LIST of 34 states w cases NOTE Does Not Show 66 #DiamondPrincess (Japan) cases.
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: THIS is current ARCGIS MAP .. #Italy nears 6.000 and #France #Germany 1,000. #Spain 600 #UK #Switz #Neth near 300 #Sweden 200, #Canada 60 #Lebanon 28, #Russia 15 #Mexico 15 .. eg still spreading
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Many a times I hear statements like โ€œ#Shivaji has nothing to do with Mumbaiโ€... so is he really from a far away place? @mumbaiheritage #ShivajiMaharaj #ShivJayanti 1/n
#BelieveItOrNot #Shivneri Fort, his birthplace is less than 100 kms from #Mumbai as the crow flies! 2/n
Raigad, his capital and the site of his cremation, is also less than 100kms from #Mumbai!
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Hello! I'm @busydot and I am part of @povmumbai, a feminist non-profit in #Mumbai. We work at the intersection of gender sexuality and digital technology, and today I'm going to tweet about data through a feminist lens.
@busydot @povmumbai So much to say, so little time. :) I'm going to dive deep into looking at how women's bodies have become part and parcel of digital data collection and processing. Think menstrual apps, period trackers, fertility apps, pregnancy apps.
@busydot @povmumbai In her @deepdives essay, Data Bleeding Everywhere, @nuqsh explores period trackers from the perspectives of women and girls using them. It's a fascinating exploration and here's what she finds. deepdives.in/data-bleeding-โ€ฆ
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Welcome to #Mumbai @atherenergy!
Finally a test ride after years of wait; yes, following you folks since 2015 :)

Canโ€™t wait for 28th Jan for the #Ather 450X!

Best wishes to everyone for the launch!

Iโ€™ve enough to drag me for next 10 days ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜…
@atherenergy As a EV rider since 2015, here's my take on Ather 450 after today's test ride. My first EV scooter was Hero Electric Photon. And currently own the Ampere Reo.
@atherenergy Photon was victim of deadly rat infestation which damaged its controller and batteries to a point that getting the Reo in exchange was better option.
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As I said in my apology today for a transphobic tweet in 2011, Iโ€™ve learned a lot since then and I want to acknowledge just how much of my learning is thanks to #LGBTQ activists. In 2015, I was on a panel with Germaine Greer at #Mumbai Litfest where I disagreed with her ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ
As I said in my tweets at the time, much of my learning came from #LGBTQ activism in #India. When Greer made transphobic remarks at our joint session in #Mumbai, I disagreed and I remember the audience also disagreed. I also learned in 2015 to separate trans and woman.
I learned to put a space in between trans and woman and ways to show solidarity with communities who are subjected to multiple oppressions.
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At St Andrew's Bandra #Mumbai for the #MumbaiMargazhiMahotsavam ftg some legends and superstars of carnatic music. It's a whole day program, 9 am to 9 PM. Stay tuned!
Auspicious start by K M Uthirapathy nagaswaram. Vatapi Ganapatim.
Caterer is Arusuvai arasu. Coffee is to die for, but the rates... will kill you.๐Ÿ˜
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Youth throughout the country have shown up today in overwhelming numbers to stand for a democratic, secular & republic India
Any effort to divide them only makes them stronger.

Here is a thread of nationwide youth protests in solidarity with #BharatBandh today
Law students at Carter Road, Bandra, #Mumbai
Raipur, #Chhattisgarh
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#Thread | Goons on campus: Unprecedented mayhem inside #JNU as masked men run riot inside campus for 3 hours; 23 people admitted to AIIMS.

Here's our coverage of the #JNUViolence
Masked men wielding sticks, rods and sledgehammers terrorised #JNU for close to three hours on Sunday evening, attacking students and teachers, @AnyaShankar and @BaruahSukrita report

bit.ly/39Fm104
@AnyaShankar @BaruahSukrita #JNUViolence | The #Delhi Police watch as ambulances were smashed and leaders heckled, reports @journoshivs and @BaruahSukrita. The violence happened in darkness as all streetlights in front of the gates were switched off.
bit.ly/37I5jLB
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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 INDIA๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ & 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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Eyewitnesses said the 50-odd goons entered #JNUCampus and beat up students and teachers. #JNUSU #JNU

Updates | ndtv.com/india-news/jnuโ€ฆ
#Update | Secretary, HRD Ministry has called the Registrar, Proctor and Rector of #JNU to his office, today: news agency ANI. #JNU #JNUSU

More here ndtv.com/india-news/jnuโ€ฆ
"The violence and brutality faced by students, while protesting, is worrisome": Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray on mob attack on #JNU students, teachers.

#JNUSU #JNUCampus
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Here's a compilation of some timelapse animations that show different stories from across India over the 3 decades (1989 - 2018) . Created with @googleearth @EarthOutreach #newyear2020

1: Restless #Brahmaputra n tributaries meandering,changing course in #Assam
2. Growth of Brick Kiln industry in the banks of #Hooghly, #Rupnarayan rivers near #Kolkata (brown polygons close to the rivers' banks) #WestBengal
3. Embankment failure in #Kosi River (2008) caused flooding. It also left a sediment footprint that was visible from satellites. #Bihar
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Information on #CAA_NRCProtests to be held on 27th Dec. Thread ๐Ÿ‘‡
#Mumbai @ 2pm
Protest at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi led by women of the area being held 24x7, non-stop.
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Lead story now on ndtv.com

The cities where protests have so far not been disallowed include Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata and Bhopal.
ndtv.com/india-news/proโ€ฆ

#NDTVLeadStory #CAAProtests #CitizenshipAmendmentAct
Road No. 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj is closed for traffic movement. People travelling from DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police.

#CitizenshipAmendmentAct
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Trump personally paid the CEO of #Google #SundarPichai a visit to get an assurance from him that โ€œhe is totally committed to the U.S. Militaryโ€.
greatgameindia.com/google-treasonโ€ฆ
This should be framed & hanged on the entrance & classrooms of each & every IIT IIM in the country including the Dean and managements offices. We have a detailed chapter on how these CEOs are done directly by CIA in our book India in Cognitive Dissonance. notionpress.com/read/india-in-โ€ฆ
"Did anyone ask CEO of #Google #SundarPichai why Indians cannot demand from their Govt & why India cannot set up its own version of Google? Did the Director think it fit to ask these questions?" From our book India in Cognitive Dissonance > notionpress.com/read/india-in-โ€ฆ
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