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Johnson & Johnson pauses vaccine trial after volunteer falls ill

The company has not yet revealed details about the unexplained illness but has stopped trials while doctors find out if the illness was caused due to the vaccine or was a coincidence

Published on 13th October 2020
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55,342 new cases recorded as India shows a declining trend of daily spike

After a month, on October 9, active cases fell below the 9 lakh mark and have steadily followed a downward slope since, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said

Published on 13th October 2020
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ABVP affiliated students, staging protest against Jammu Cluster University, detained

The ABVP is seeking fee reduction for the current academic year in view of Coronavirus pandemic, reopening of the portal for fresh admissions and refunding of the hostel fees

Published on 12th October 2020
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400 billion USD of future earnings, learning losses due to prolonged closure of schools: World Bank report

While most governments have made enormous efforts to mitigate the impact of school closures, it has been difficult to engage children through remote learning initiatives, the report saod

Published on 12th October 2020
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COVID-19: Several states wary of reopening schools even after Centre's nod for October 15

Several states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, are planning to only consider reopening post-Diwali, while some others have allowed classes 9 to 12 to attend school

Published on 11th October 2020
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Karnataka declares three-week school holiday from October 12 after several teachers, students contract COVID  

The government had earlier this month cancelled mid-term holidays, scheduled between October 3 to 26, for schools in the state for the year 2020-21

Published on 11th October 2020
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Schools in Uttar Pradesh to reopen on October 19 for students of class 9 to 12

According to the guidelines, the classes will run in two shifts and written consent from the parents would be required

Published on 11th October 2020
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Why more Indians have turned to seeing their therapists online in the middle of the pandemic

COVID has forced many services to go online. This includes therapy too. We asked a few youngsters what they felt about it

Published on 10th October 2020
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Dr Devi Shetty: The NMC will create enough doctors for every district in India within two years, plug holes created by COVID crisis

At present, 80 per cent of the taluk and district hospitals have a shortage of specialists and the new system will change that, said the doctor

Published on 10th October 2020
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Demand for teaching jobs rises by 200% during lockdown, finds job portal's survey

The data from Indeed says that job seeker interest in ‘remote teaching jobs’ jumped by 212 per cent or three times, and postings for these roles increased by 93 per cent between March and August 2020

Published on 9th October 2020
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Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan helped keep education uninterrupted during COVID by switching to digital: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Pokhriyal, through video conferencing, appreciated the work done by KVS in the Corona crisis period while inaugurating new buildings of Kendriya Vidyalayas

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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Humans can transmit COVID-19 virus to wildlife, says a new study

The researchers urge people to take sanitary precautions when in direct or indirect contact with wild or feral mammal species to prevent human-to-wildlife SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Published on 7th October 2020
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Nearly 10% of the world population infected with COVID-19, says WHO

The WHO has submitted a list of experts to take part in an international mission to China to investigate the origin, for consideration by Chinese authorities

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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