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Home quarantine norms breach among reasons for COVID-19 surge: Officials 

Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded a single-day spike of 8,807 new cases, taking the count of infections in the state to 21,21,119

Published on 25th February 2021
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Teachers’ Association happy with TN government's decision to cancel exams for Class 9, 10, 11 students

The association said that they are happy with the decision because students are still facing the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 25th February 2021
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Now, colleges do NOT need prior permission from MEA to hold webinars, after academia protest

All government and government-aided institutes were asked to get the approval for not just the event and its topic, but the participants would also have to be cleared too

Published on 25th February 2021
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La Martiniere Boys School in UP shuts for two days as COVID spreads

The school has been declared a containment zone and a medical team that reached there on Wednesday evening has collected 332 more samples

Published on 25th February 2021
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New COVID-19 strains detected in India, UK strain highly transmissible, says PGIMER director

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,10,30,176 and the active cases tally is 1,46,907

Published on 24th February 2021
Unemployment

Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

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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Stress before and during the pandemic led many public school teachers to quit: Survey

Three of four former teachers said work was often or always stressful in the most recent year in which they taught in a public school

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Schools, colleges, coaching classes in Nagpur to remain closed till March 7 due to rising COVID cases

This comes a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gave a stern warning to the people saying there will be a total lockdown if they don't start wearing face masks

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Over one lakh students dropped out of high schools in Telangana during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the data available with Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE), 2018-19: a total of 10.91 lakh high school enrollments registered at 38 thousand odd high schools

Published on 22nd February 2021
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IISc researchers can now listen to your cough and tell if you are COVID-positive

The diagnostic tool, Coswara, will be able to detect if a patient is positive by listening to their cough, speech and respiration

Published on 20th February 2021
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Free tabs for all students, 8k smart classrooms in 6 months, 24/7 electricity in Bengaluru: Higher Edu Minister 

With all these facilities in place, government colleges can compete not just with private educational institutes but also with global ones

Published on 19th February 2021
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This 9-year-old boy from Kerala enters Asia Book of Records for cooking 172 dishes in just 60 minutes 

Hayan Abdulla of Feroke has cooked 172 dishes, including biryanis, juices, pancakes, dosas, salads, milk shakes and chocolates, in one hour. Cooking became his hobby when he was just four.

Published on 19th February 2021
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Maharashtra Education Minister gives Savitribai Phule Pune University to start sub-centre in Qatar

The minister added that the recruitment process in the university, which was stalled due to COVID-19, will resume

Published on 19th February 2021
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European Union launches bio-defence preparedness plan against COVID-19

A new project called "HERA Incubator" will gather researchers, biotech companies, manufacturers and public authorities in the EU and globally to detect new Coronavirus variants

Published on 18th February 2021

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