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PM Modi's 'nudges' were critical in India's COVID-19 battle: Cambridge study

DNA Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
PM Modi's frequent public appearance was "the most significant factor that created nudges" in keeping a country of 1.3 billion people under strict lockdown and social distancing measures.
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