Important Articles from Indian Express: 11/4/2020

Front Page

  • Punjab goes Odisha way, word on national lockdown awaited
  • Industry asks for pooled testing to resume limited ops
  • Highest single day spike in cases but no community spread yet
  • Behind Aarogya setu app push : Atleast 50% of people must download for impact


  • ICMR asks 13 institutions to help increase corona testing
  • Resumption less labour intensive units gets govt look
  • No harvesting anxiety for Punjab thanks to 17K combine harvesters
  • As ICMR ramps up rapid testing , WHO says use only in research settings
  • School closure may have limited benefit in slowing covid19 : Lancet paper
  • In Maharashtra,key meal scheme for children, women hits lockdown hurdle
  • India swipe at Pak insistence on bringing initiatives under SAARC framework
  • Uttarakhand starts GIS mapping of areas affected by outbreak


  • A plan for the aftermath
  • Testing matters
  • Fear and Prejudice

Ideas Page

  • The new multilateralism
  • Revealed by the virus


  • Plasma therapy : How it works, what India plans
  • Loss of income : Ground up assessment of recovery support to households


  • Global death toll passes 100,000
  • Pandemic has provided window into how bio-terrorist attack might unfold : Guterres


  • NBFCs stare at liquidity woes as banks offer them no moratorium
  • Bank credit growth slump to over 5 decade low of6.14% in FY 20

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