Melbourne Hardens Lockdown to Combat Resurgent Coronavirus Outbreak

Jannie Delucca

Australia’s next-greatest town is imposing a difficult, new six-week citywide lockdown in a bid to more promptly suppress the unfold of the coronavirus inspite of prevalent local community transmission.

Melbourne people will be underneath a rigid 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew from Sunday evening. Everyday excursions will also be restricted, with a person individual in each and every household authorized to invest in groceries in just about a three-mile radius of dwelling. Physical exercise will be restricted to an hour a day and a optimum of two folks at the very same time, in just the very same nearby…

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Fruits of lockdown: Youth in drought-prone Koregaon join strawberry cultivation

Jannie Delucca

In the very last four months, hundreds of wells have dotted the maps of nondescript villages in the drought-prone Koregaon tehsil of Satara district. The village youth, most of whom have been doing the job as head-loaders in Mumbai, returned to their native spots and are building irrigation facilities to get started strawberry cultivation. Just a handful of kilometres absent from Mahabaleshwar, identified for strawberries and scenic sights, Koregaon has emerged as one more strawberry hub in the very last handful of many years. Now with reverse migration, strawberry cultivation in Koregaon is very likely to multiply.

Farmers in the region use farm ponds — harvested rainwater in artificial ponds — to carry on farming in the summer season. But the returned migrant youth have commenced digging wells to obtain a long-lasting resolution to water shortage. Strawberry, a shallow-rooted plant, calls for significantly less volume of water but demands to

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