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Eight states witness a steep rise in COVID-19 cases, accounting for 81.42 pc of single-day infections

India's tally of COVID-19 active caseload also increased to 6,58,909 and now comprises 5.32 per cent of the total infections

Published on 3rd April 2021
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Single-dose vaccine may be effective for COVID-19 survivors, finds new study

The Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine is normally administered in two doses, 21 days apart, to provide nearly full protection against the novel coronavirus, known as SARS-CoV-2

Published on 3rd April 2021
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India records 89,129 COVID-19 cases, 714 fatalities in a day, highest in over six months

The jump in cases reported on Saturday was the highest since September 20 last year when 92,605 new infections were recorded in a span of 24 hours

Published on 3rd April 2021
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Nitin Gadkari at ThinkEdu: In two years, EVs will cost as much as petrol-run vehicles

At the year's virtual edition of ThinkEdu Conclave, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari spoke extensively about electric vehicles, rural India and where he wants to see the country. Read on to know more...

Published on 3rd April 2021
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Facebook India's Ajit Mohan at ThinkEdu: Close to 600 mn users came online on mobile, unseen even in China

Mohan was speaking about new technologies and their role in new India on the final day of the ThinkEdu Conclave 2021, which was streamed virtually this year

Published on 2nd April 2021
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IIT Madras collaborates with Texas Instruments for MS by research programme in AMS Design

The programme is a unique Masters in Science (MS) by research that combines the strength of the analog and mixed-signal expertise at IIT Madras with TI’s industry leadership

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Enrolment for distance courses declines in Tamil Nadu after UGC's 2018 regulations

According to data accessed by Express, the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras, had over 36,000 admissions in 2017-18

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Otago research seeks to answer whether screen-use at night affects sleep

Participants of the BED study will wear a camera to capture screen use for three hours before they go to bed, and an infrared camera will be set up in their bedroom

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Directorate of Medical Education ask medical colleges to issue course completion certificate to house surgeons

The move follows the medical students staging a protest across the State demanding to withdraw its previous order of retaining the medicos till a fresh batch of students arrives

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Physical classes for students of Class 6 to 9 suspended in Bengaluru schools amid rising COVID cases

It can be noted that the COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee had also advised to close the schools for those whose examinations are not mandatory 

Published on 2nd April 2021
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39 students and 5 staff test COVID-19 positive in JK school

A contact tracing programme has been initiated and the family members of the positive cases would also be tested

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Three districts of Odisha get creches, spot feeding centres on the occasion of Utkal Divas

As many as 13 children and seven lactating mothers were given cooked meals at the centre in Padeiguda village on the day. The number is likely to go up to 100 in the coming days

Published on 2nd April 2021
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Rajasthan becomes first state to provide health insurance for all its residents

Rajasthan has become the first state in the country, where each family will get health insurance of Rs 5 lakh each year and are assured of cashless treatment

Published on 1st April 2021
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IIT Kanpur alumnus signs MoU with alma mater to set up medical wing in the institute

The first phase of the project would include setting up of various Centres of Excellence, oriented towards cutting-edge medical research and innovation along with a 500-bed hospital

Published on 1st April 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Global Gender Gap Report and where does India stand?

In today's FAQ, we take a look at what is Global Gender Gap Report, what were the parameters to measure the same across the globe and where does India stand 

Published on 1st April 2021

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