A one way ticket

A a technique ticket

Indian employees and college students stranded overseas amidst the Covid pandemic heaved a sigh of aid this week as the federal government introduced a plan to deliver them again. The house ministry stated that starting Could 7, they may return by way of particular Air India flights, for a payment. The ‘Vande Bharat’mission will run…

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Return of the native

Return of the native

Dilip Narayanan Nampi’s profitable profession in Dubai sank abruptly this March when the MNC he labored for handed him the pink slip within the face of losses borne throughout the coronavirus lockdown. The 40-year-old IT engineer, who’s in Dubai since 2003, is looking for a brand new job; his spouse’s earnings, as an HR government,…

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Working to a plan

Working to a plan

Photograph:Sandeep Sehdev On April 25, the celebrations in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district immediately got here to a halt. Only a day earlier than, the district had, together with 12 others within the nation, obtained kudos for having no new infections previously 28 days. However now there was a brand new case, a 25-year-old trucker…

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Command Centre

Command Centre

B.H. Anil Kumar, 57, Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru, Mahanagara Palike The struggle room Commissioner Kumar checks out a world Covid counter The Bruhat Bengaluru Maha­nagara Palike (BBMP) is used to getting flak for the poor upkeep of town. However underneath senior IAS officer B.H. Anil Kumar, it has carried out a exceptional job through the COVID-19…

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No loose ends

No free ends

Gurugram’s outstanding place on the enterprise map of the nation makes Amit Khatri’s job that rather more tough. “I’ve twin aims at hand, save lives and livelihoods,” he says. Gurugram, with 54 optimistic COVID-19 circumstances thus far, is among the many worst-affected districts in Haryana. The Khatri-led administration has designated 24 containment zones in three…

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Coastal Sentry

Coastal Sentry

First barrier: Nanduri at a face masks manufacturing facility in Thoothukudi On March 31, the coastal district of Thoothukudi recognized its first COVID-19 optimistic case, a Tablighi Jamaat member who had attended the markaz in Delhi. District collector Sandeep Nanduri instantly set in movement a course of to establish and check all different individuals who…

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Rapid responder

Fast responder

The district’s first lady collector was on the alert since February-end after 17 Italian vacationers visited Udaipur. They’d stayed on the Trident earlier than transferring to Jaipur the place two of them examined optimistic. She acquired the Trident sealed and sanitised and all the workers quarantined whereas tracing everybody the vacationers had are available in…

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On constant alert

On fixed alert

Adeela Abdulla, 35, Collector, Wayanad, Kerala. Fair proportion: Adeela Abdulla taking individuals’s requests When Kerala reported its first COVID case on January 30, the Wayanad administration arrange a District Emergency Working Centre the following day to coordinate with all departments. Weak places have been mapped and a particular workforce labored on knowledge assortment. “The district…

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