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Former CMs urge Karnataka government not to reopen schools due to spurt in COVID-19 cases

As of October 8 evening, cumulatively 6,79,356 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 9,675 deaths and 5,52,519 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin

Published on 9th October 2020
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This government school headmaster in Raichur takes a boat ride across the Krishna to teach 13 children on an island village

Sharanabasappa teaches 13 children who are in class 8, 9 and 10 in Kuruvakuruda village. He has also arranged a cluster resource person to overlook the progress of these kids in terms of academics

Published on 9th October 2020
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Uttar Pradesh, Delhi have 15 of 24 fake universities in the country according to UGC's 2020 list

On Wednesday, the UGC had released a list of 24 self-styled unrecognised 'universities'. Eight of them are located in Uttar Pradesh

Published on 8th October 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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With a spike of 78,524 cases, India's COVID-19 tally crosses 68-lakh mark

The COVID-19 count in the country stands at 68,35,656 including 9,02,425 active cases and 58,27,705 cured and discharged or migrated cases.

Published on 8th October 2020
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72,000 fresh COVID cases and 986 new deaths reported in India in the past 24 hours

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 14,65,911 cases including 38,717 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

Published on 7th October 2020
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Two Dubai-based Indian teachers who tested COVID positive take classes while in quarantine

The teachers, Mohammed Mohsin and Jose Kumar from Gulf Model School, made sure their students did not miss any lesson

Published on 6th October 2020
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Single-day spike of 61,267 COVID:19 infections, 884 fatalities: Health Ministry

The death toll climbed to 1,03,569 with 884 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the ministry data updated at 8 am showed

Published on 6th October 2020
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This 21-year-old from Bengaluru is teaching kids about snakes in rural Karnataka to keep them safe

Herpatologist Spoorthi about the Haavu Mattu Naavu initiative that's creating awareness about snakebites and teaching rural Karnataka how to mitigate this 

Published on 4th October 2020
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This IISc alum's start-up has developed what could be the simplest way to detect breast cancer

Dr Geetha Manjunath's health-tech start-up NIRAMAI has devised a touch-free, pain-free and radiation-free way to detect breast cancer in women. They have screened more than 30,000 women in India

Published on 4th October 2020
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Meet Yakub Koyyur, a Karnataka Government School Teacher whose Maths lab is powering the dreams of rural students  

Visual models can make the difference between mugging up the answer to a problem and understanding how it actually works. Yakub Koyyur, who has set up a revolutionary Maths Lab in a government school

Published on 4th October 2020
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India's COVID-19 death toll crosses one lakh, 79,476 in the past 24 hours

The total recoveries have surged to 54,27,706, while there are 9,44,996 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 14.60 per cent of the total caseload, the data showed

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Karnataka Government cancels Dasara holidays for school kids, Vidyagama classes to continue

In a webinar with the minister, representatives of teachers and lecturers associations are said to have expressed their concerns about children slipping into child marriage, child labour and gambling

Published on 2nd October 2020
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With a spike of 86,821 cases, India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 63-lakh mark

With 1,181 deaths reported, the toll due to the disease has now reached 98,678 in the country. Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected by the pandemic with 2,59,462 active cases

Published on 1st October 2020
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NLSIU protests over reservations: Protect local students’ interests, Congress MP tells Yediyurappa

GC Chandrashekhar said a committee consisting of legal experts must be constituted immediately and the matter must be taken up in the Supreme Court to protect the interests of the students 

Published on 1st October 2020

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