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59% of Indians sceptical about COVID-19 vaccine, won't rush to take it: Survey

With the possibility of an affordable vaccine by February 2021, a survey was conducted by 'LocalCircles' to understand the hesitancy levels

Published on 2nd December 2020
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After being forced to leave two convocations, WB Governor Dhankar to preside over WBSU graduation ceremony

The governor had recently faced massive protests by students and non-teaching staff during the annual convocation ceremonies of Jadavpur University and Calcutta University

Published on 23rd February 2020
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AI-powered CCTV to enable post-COVID physical distancing in retail outlets

Simply put, the artificial intelligence software is loaded into the surveillance systems of a retailer which would do the calculations

Published on 2nd May 2020
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham to conduct remote proctored examinations for admission to BTech programmes

The university will conduct classes online for first-year students and practical sessions will be conducted once the Coronavirus situation returns to normalcy

Published on 23rd July 2020
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Attention parents: Your teenager brat is not likely to study, get a job or a marriage proposal if he doesn't quit smoking pot

According to study by the University of Connecticut on 1,165 young adults, teenagers who smoke pot and drink alcohol are less likely to be successful in life

Published on 6th November 2017
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B Tech student killed as 'drunk' friend rams car into divider in Hyderabad

The incident took place when student's friend who was behind the wheel, under the influence of alcohol, rammed the vehicle into the divider

Published on 29th July 2019
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Battle for the hill: Meet the men who helped the tribals win back Bengal's Ayodhya Hills

Sourav and Suman spoke to the tribals and helped three of them, who were directly affected, to file a writ petition at the Calcutta High Court on January 16, 2019

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Being 'night owls' linked to teen girls gaining weight, says new US study

The researchers, including those from Kaiser Permanente in the US, measured the children's waist size and calculated the proportion of fat in their body

Published on 17th September 2019
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Bombay High Court issued notice to Centre and Maharashtra govt on plea to include sale of books as essential services

Alcohol had been considered even during the last year's lockdown, why had the state and the central authorities have not included the sale of books in the list of essential services, asked the plea

Published on 3rd September 2021
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Calculate your plastic footprint with this Delhi start-up's calculator and to do your bit to keep Earth plastic-free

The Plastic Footprint Calculator will scare you first, but it will slowly make you realise that you can reduce your plastic consumption by tweaking things here and there. Are you ready to calculate?

Published on 13th October 2020
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Calcutta HC asks Shah Rukh Khan to file an affidavit explaining links with IIPM that shut down 4 years ago

The Calcutta High Court has asked IIPM's promoter and Shah Rukh Khan to file affidavits explaining their stand

Published on 6th September 2019
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CBSE Results 2021: Here's all you need to know about when and where to check your score. Details inside

This year, the CBSE said that the theory component will be calculated with a 40:30:30 formula based on the student’s performance in Classes 10, 11 and 12

Published on 27th July 2021
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College students choose smartphones over food: Study 

The researchers wanted to explore whether smartphones could function as a reinforcing behaviour, the same way that food, drugs and alcohol are reinforcers

Published on 18th November 2018
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COVID-19 has detrimental impact on adolescents' mental health, finds a new study 

At the same time, it revealed a decline in cigarette smoking, e-cigarette usage and alcohol intoxication among 15-18-year-old adolescents during the pandemic

Published on 5th June 2021
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COVID-19: Sweet! UP sugar mills to produce hand sanitisers from today

29 sugar mills have sought permission from the state government to manufacture alcohol-based sanitisers in the wake of coronavirus outbreak

Published on 29th March 2020

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