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Very large portion of COVID-19 vaccines likely to be manufactured in India: Gates Foundation CEO

Grand Challenges India was set up as a partnership of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2012, and Wellcome also joined the partnership

Published on 21st October 2020
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40 percent of world's population has no access to handwashing facilities: UNICEF

The situation is also alarming at schools: 43 per cent globally (70 percent in the least developed countries) lack a handwashing facility with water and soap

Published on 16th October 2020
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Andhra Pradesh Governor calls for expediting piped water to schools

The CM held a review meeting through a video link with Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney and other officials about the implementation of the '100 day campaign' under the mission

Published on 12th October 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020
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Remote work make Indian workers feel lonely, stressed: LinkedIn

The findings showed that only one in four (23 per cent) professionals in the country were being offered emotional well-being initiatives and flexible work hours by their employers

Published on 8th October 2020
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This B Tech student from Kochi has invented a fan unit that can disinfect the entire room with UV

Georgi Alex came up with five major ideas, two of which that seek to help people disinfect everyday objects and large spaces won him recognition

Published on 7th October 2020
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How campuses across India are gearing up to reopen with tech tweaks and safety infra

Schools are leaving no stone unturned to follow the standard operating procedures set down by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and MHA. We find out about the 'new normal' of school life

Published on 7th October 2020
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Teachers, homemakers and others — the pandemic has indeed brought out the leader in many individuals 

Teachers and institutions followed the new mantra known as ‘adapt’ and ‘accept’. Teaching through digital medium and nurturing future leaders by laying emphasis on students’ learning

Published on 4th October 2020
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5 lakh students enrol in new govt schools after upgrade to 'centres of excellence': Kerala CM

Vijayan was speaking after dedicating 90 schools as "Centres of Excellence" and laying the foundation stone virtually for 54 school buildingson Saturday

Published on 4th October 2020
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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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Around 75% of government school toilets in 15 states are unhygienic: CAG audit

The CAG audit examined the records pertaining to the construction of toilets by these seven CPSEs and also conducted a physical survey of a sample of 2,695 toilets across 2,048 schools in 15 states

Published on 24th September 2020
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Wishes pour in from all across the world for PM Narendra Modi's 70th birthday

Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli while wishing PM Modi, stated that the two leaders will continue to work towards strengthening the relations between Nepal and India

Published on 17th September 2020
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Dr Anil K Sood: Why investing in education and healthcare is vital to making Bharat truly Aatmanirbhar

While the government has been propagating the Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign, they have also invited foreign players to set up base in India and this makes things confusing, said Dr Anil K Sood

Published on 11th September 2020
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How these four TN students developed a sanitisation robot to disinfect containment zones remotely

CooRo has been built using spare parts from junkyards to prevent sanitisation workers from entering containment zones unnecessarily

Published on 30th August 2020
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Pondy CM urges private medical colleges to help fight COVID or all their beds will be utilised for Corona patients 

No relief was there even though a total lockdown was imposed on Tuesday last, he said, adding that the people should cooperate and follow all the guidelines

Published on 20th August 2020

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