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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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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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Remote-learning begins in Coronavirus-hit Philippines as children start studying at home

A majority of families, especially from poor and rural communities, opted to use government-provided digital or printed learning materials

Published on 5th October 2020
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New study reveals dozens of mammals could be susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

The research team also performed more detailed structural analyses for certain animals, to gain a better understanding of how infection risks may differ across animal species

Published on 5th October 2020
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Living in your skin: How this Instagram project is empowering the dark-complexioned

Black inkblots is a social media space that hopes to change skin colour discrimination in mainstream media by telling the stories of dark-skinned people

Published on 5th October 2020
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When the going gets tough, the tough go online: Why digital learning is here to stay 

As stressful a time as this pandemic is proving to be, it may fashion a long-overdue reform of our education system. We totally need to make the most of it, just like educators have done. And how! 

Published on 4th 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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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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High prevalence of COVID in children in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh who were contacts of cases around their own age: Study  

Not all infected individuals transmitted the disease as a prospective follow-up testing of exposed contacts revealed that 70 per cent of infected individuals did not infect any of their contacts

Published on 4th October 2020

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