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New study reveals college students with disabilities at greater risk for substance abuse

The American College Health Association estimates that 54 per cent of students have a disability, including psychiatric disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and others

Published on 21st September 2020
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Bacterial outbreak in China infects thousands of people after factory leak

This outbreak began from a leak at the Zhongmu Lanzhou biological pharmaceutical factory, which occurred between late July to late August last year, according to the city's Health Commission

Published on 18th September 2020
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Delhi govt asks schools to observe 'dry day' once a week to check mosquito breeding

In order to control and prevent the outbreak, it is essential to prevent breeding of mosquitoes and students should be made aware of this," the Directorate of Education said in a letter to principals

Published on 16th September 2020
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Scientists predict that COVID-19 will become a seasonal virus in countries with temperate climates

The researchers explain that virus survival in the air and on surfaces, people's susceptibility to infections and human behaviours, such as indoor crowding

Published on 15th September 2020
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Delhi Police sought 10-day custody of Umar Khalid, court reserves order

Umar Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on September 13, on charges on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Published on 14th September 2020
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Former JNU student Umar Khalid is the latest to be arrested in connection to Delhi riots conspiracy

Associated with an organisation 'United Against Hate', Umar was charged under UAPA in April. In 2016, sedition charges were slapped on him

Published on 14th September 2020
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Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute in Kerala develops a device for deep vein thrombosis 

The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) in Thiruvananthapuram has indigenously developed a device for the prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Published on 11th September 2020
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JU prof Maroona Murmu files police complaint under SC/ST Act after facing casteist remarks by student on FB

Numerous academicians, scholars, students from around the world have come in support of Dr Murmu and filed a petition to the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes seeking action

Published on 11th September 2020
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Probiotic supplements plus controlled diet may help manage childhood obesity: Study

These findings suggest that probiotic supplements and a calorie-controlled diet may help manage obesity in the younger population and reduce future health risks, such as heart disease and diabetes

Published on 8th September 2020
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Nearly 20,000 students benefited under child protection counseling in Jammu

These online counselling sessions and communications on child protection issues were conducted by faculty counsellors in schools of Jammu Division benefitting approximately 20,000 students, said Gupta

Published on 7th September 2020
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IIT Roorkee establishes Institute Chair in honour of Padma Shri Dr AS Arya on his first death anniversary

The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2002. Dr Arya was also credited with establishing the Earthquake Engineering Department in IIT Roorkee 

Published on 1st September 2020
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Dialysis patients at greater risk of COVID-19 infection, says a John Hopkins study

The researchers reported that 15 of the 32 residents (47 per cent) on dialysis tested positive while only 22 of the other 138 residents (16 per cent) did

Published on 27th August 2020
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South Korea closes schools, goes back to remote learning after triple-digit COVID cases daily

South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 280 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the 12-day total to 3,175

Published on 25th August 2020
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Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Association seeks cancellation of extra board exams prescribed by NEP

PK Ilamaran, the President of the Association said in a statement that they were glad that the Department of School Education was seeking suggestions

Published on 24th August 2020
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Study suggests social connection is strongest protective factor for depression

Researchers have identified a set of modifiable factors from a field of over 100 that could represent valuable targets for preventing depression in adults

Published on 22nd August 2020

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