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Lockdown effect: Over 82 per cent children lost at least one mathematical, language ability during pandemic, finds APU study

Azim Premji University conducted a study in January 2021 to analyse the learning losses that students have suffered due to the long drawn break from physical classes

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Scotland study finds that vaccines substantially reduce COVID-19 hospitalisations

A research led by the Public Health Scotland (PHS) found at four weeks after the first dose, hospital admissions were reduced by 85 per cent for the Pfizer/BioNtech and 94 per cent Oxford/AstraZeneca

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Kerala inaugurates county's first Digital University, to focus on postgraduate and research programmes

The university will also lead the Digital Transformation Initiatives announced by the Kerala government in the Budget 2021

Published on 21st February 2021
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UK study shows COVID-19 infections 'fallen significantly' in England

The coronavirus has claimed 119,159 lives in the UK, along with over 4 million confirmed cases, according to the the Johns Hopkins University

Published on 19th February 2021
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Oxford University's COVID-19 therapeutics trial goes global to get faster results

Peter Horby, professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Oxford, said he hoped that expanding the trial internationally would help researchers assess potential treatments faster

Published on 18th February 2021
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UK study shows COVID-19 infections 'fallen significantly' in England 

The R number, or the rate at which the infection spreads, remains below one at around 0.72 and regional prevalence fell in all areas and across almost all age groups compared to the last report

Published on 18th February 2021
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We are proud of Disha Ravi: Bengaluru’s Mount Carmel College alumni condemn arrest

The alumni, in a statement called her arrest ‘horrifying and unacceptable’ and demanded her immediate release

Published on 16th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Who is Disha Ravi? Why did Delhi Police pick up this Bengaluru Climate Change activist?

Earlier, Disha Ravi had campaigned against the EIA draft by the Government of India. She had organised protests on behalf of Fridays For Future group. Currently, she is in 5 days police custody

Published on 15th February 2021
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World comes to India for answers to climate change, says BJP National General Secretary while releasing NAAC book

 

The book has three authors - Dr Mariamma A Varghese, Dr Shakuntala Katre, Dr S Ravichandra Reddy and Dr SC Sharma, the NAAC Director

Published on 10th February 2021
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Chandigarh University announces admissions-2021 for distance education programmes

The Institute of Distance and Online Learning of Chandigarh University has announced admissions for January-2021 with focus on technology driven learning

Published on 10th February 2021
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Researchers find that managing aerosol lining could reduce COVID-19 spread

The studies of exhaled aerosol suggest that a critical factor in these and other transmission events is the propensity of certain individuals to exhale large numbers of small respiratory droplets

Published on 10th February 2021
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HC quashes Bar Council and Law University's decision to conduct intermediate semester exams

A senior counsel contended that the Bar Council cannot compel students other than those in the final year to write the exams as the UGC had already directed promotion of students to the next year

Published on 9th February 2021
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Two Army veterans have launched an affordable e-learning platform to help kids continue learning during the pandemic

Major General (retired) VN Prasad who along with his friend Major DK Kumar has launched E-Vidyalaya that can help students from low-income groups access resource materials to study and learn coding

Published on 5th February 2021
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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine developers claim that it reduces the COVID-19 virus transmission

In addition, the researchers also said that a single dose of the vaccine was 76 per cent effective against symptomatic virus infection, for up to three months

Published on 4th February 2021
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Andhra Pradesh SSC Class X Boards: Question papers reduced to half, exam duration increased. Check the schedule here

The SSC Board has released the date sheet for regular and private candidates for all three — Academic, OSSC and Vocational Candidate

Published on 4th February 2021

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