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IIT Madras trashes mess overcrowding claims made by students as the reason for the spurt in COVID cases, everyone on campus to be tested

Previously, students had alleged that the institute's decision to open a single mess for all students had caused a spurt of COVID cases

Published on 18th December 2020

Palestine to close all schools in West Bank to curb the spread of COVID-19

"Based on plans prepared by the Ministry of Education, the education process in Palestinian has been turned into online," Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said

Published on 18th December 2020

India's COVID tally 99,79,447 with 22,890 new cases

As of the ministry's data on Friday, there are 3,13,831 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 95.40 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent

Published on 18th December 2020

Study finds variations in UV radiation influences spread of COVID-19, could be higher in winter

While the reasons for seasonal variations in the spread of COVID-19 remain a mystery, the researchers said there have been some clues that UV could play a role

Published on 17th December 2020

Twitter to start removing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation 

The new policy comes as the US is beginning to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations in the largest immunization campaign in the country's history. Vaccinations in other countries are also underway

Published on 17th December 2020

COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 99.56 lakh. 24K cases reported in a day

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 99,56,557 and the death toll rose to 1,44,451 with 355 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed

Published on 17th December 2020

New study finds no evidence of damage to auditory system due to coronavirus infection

Participants included eight asymptomatic individuals who had tested positive for Covid-19 and eight healthy volunteers who served as a control group, none of whom reported any previous hearing loss

Published on 16th December 2020

Education Minister to announce schedule, decision on reducing questions for JEE on Wednesday

The Minister has already clarified that there will be no change in the syllabus for medical entrance exam NEET or engineering entrance exam JEE-Main next year

Published on 16th December 2020
Orissa ICSE Schools

Puducherry schools to open from January 4 for half-day, fully operational from January 18

All classes in Puducherry schools are scheduled to start on January 4. Accordingly, from January 4, all schools will be open for half a day

Published on 16th December 2020

Outdoor activities to be permitted from Dec 19 in TN with 50% capacity in open spaces

TN Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami assured that the standard procedures will be followed as outdoor activities are permitted in the state

Published on 16th December 2020

Government says COVID-19 cases, deaths declining in India; cautions against any laxity

While there is a continuous increasing trend in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, particularly in America and Europe and the situation in the world is becoming worrisome

Published on 15th December 2020

Remdesivir may be highly effective against COVID-19: Study

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been hampered by the lack of effective antiviral drugs against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the disease

Published on 15th December 2020

46% of faculty in Indian colleges striving hard to manage teaching during COVID-19: QS report

Over 1,700 faculty member from across the country participated in the Faculty Academic Review for Excellence (FARE), 2020 survey

Published on 15th December 2020
IITM mess

Single mess to serve over 700 triggered largescale COVID-19 spread, allege students as IITM shuts down campus

An email was sent to the students residing on campus on Sunday stating that the number of cases reached a record high and thus they are advised to stay inside their hostel rooms

Published on 14th December 2020
School reopening exam date

Regular lessons for students of Classes 10 and 12 to begin in Madhya Pradesh from December 18

Based on the enrolment of students for Classes 9 and 11 and the teaching rooms available, the principals of schools may take a decision to conduct regular classes at the local level

Published on 15th December 2020

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