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This couple from Bengaluru rode their Dukes across India during the COVID pandemic. This is why

Sameera Dahiya and Praveen Ramakrishnanjust rode across 28 states and 6 union territories in India on their bikes during the COVID pandemic and they did it ridiculously fast

Published on 6th January 2021
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Here's the 26-year-old musician who made cajón wildly popular in Hyderabad. Check out his workshops too

Sai Teja from the band Capricio, takes us back to the moment when he first set his eyes on the instrument he eventually went on to master. He also tells us about the various workshops he conducts 

Published on 5th January 2021
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Nigerian scientist studies the country''s coronavirus variant

Virologist Sunday Omilabu says the information he gathers about the variant will help battle the spread of the disease in Nigeria

Published on 4th January 2021
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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 85mn mark, India has second highest number of cases: John Hopkins University

The US remains the world's worst hit while countries like Brazil, Russia, France, UK, Italy and Turkey have more than a million confirmed cases

Published on 4th January 2021
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Over 10 million children from African countries to suffer acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF

Through 2020, in spite of COVID-19 challenges, Unicef and its partners continued to deliver lifesaving assistance to the most vulnerable children and their families

Published on 31st December 2020
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India records 333 deaths in 24 hours, worries arise over new Coronavirus variant

A new virulent strain of the COVID-19 virus has appeared in the UK and Africa. The mutant is said to be 70 per cent more aggressive, according to reports

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Screen time, emotional health among parents' top concerns for children during COVID-19 pandemic

Systemic racism has also been a national focus, as massive demonstrations protesting racial injustice swept the country over recent months

Published on 21st December 2020
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Researchers say it would take years, not months, for virus to evolve enough to render current vaccines impotent

Muge Cevik, an infectious disease expert at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland said that these mutations may allow the variant to replicate and transmit more efficiently

Published on 21st December 2020
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South Africa: 1,493 teachers died due to COVID-19,  new academic year to begin on January 25

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic took a huge toll on South Africa's education system as 1,493 teachers succumbed to the disease this year, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshega said

Published on 18th December 2020
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Zoom lifts 40-minute limit for free users on upcoming holidays

Google Meet has also announced to let users host calls that last for up to 24 hours, till March 31, 2021 for its free service

Published on 17th December 2020
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Union Education Ministry releases Rs 80 crore to IIT KGP for second phase of SPARC 

Adrijit Goswami from IIT Kharagpur, who is heading the Pan India coordination of the programme, said the allocation would help in promoting virtual and e-learning

Published on 15th December 2020
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Teeth talk: This Hyderabad start-up is using AI and WhatsApp to bring oral hygiene to the fore

Logy.AI is a start-up that is using the power of WhatsApp and Artificial Intelligence to step up oral hygiene efforts. We get a demo to understand how exactly it works and we are thrilled indeed

Published on 14th December 2020
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TIME magazine includes Indian-American who gave shelter to 70 George Floyd protestors in 'Heroes 2020'

On June 1, as demonstrators filled the streets of Washington DC to protest the killing of African-American Floyd, Dubey was home, not far from the White House

Published on 11th December 2020
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UN Secretary-General warns of 'vaccine nationalism' moving full speed, leaving behind poor countries

Guterres said at a news conference that financing COVAX is the only way to guarantee vaccines will be available in Africa and other developing areas

Published on 10th December 2020
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Oxford's COVID vaccine is safe, protects against disease: Lancet report

The results are the first full peer-reviewed efficacy results to be published for a COVID-19 vaccine, and are published in The Lancet

Published on 9th December 2020

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