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Independence day gift? ICMR to launch the first indigenous COVID vaccine by August 15

It noted that this is the first indigenous vaccine being developed by India and is one of the top priority projects which is being monitored at the topmost level of the government

Published on 3rd July 2020
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IIIT, Hyderabad's virtual lab hits 4 million page views over last six months due to COVID situation

Virtual Labs initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) includes additional web-resources, video-lectures, animated demonstrations

Published on 2nd July 2020
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This techie quit his job to educate the children of Marathwada farmers who died of suicide

Ashok Deshmane, along with his wife Archana runs Snehwan, an NGO on the outskirts of Pune. They currently take care of 80 children

Published on 1st July 2020
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Home-based COVID-19 test could be reality soon: IIT Delhi, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune to collaborate

According to the team, the project aims to develop an ELISA (Enzyme Linked Immunoassay) based diagnostic serological assay against COVID-19

Published on 28th June 2020
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Patients with COVID-19 have increased risk of stroke, should be monitored aggressively: Study

After adjusting for age, gender, and risk factors, the scientists found that COVID-19 infection had a significant independent association with acute ischemic stroke

Published on 28th June 2020
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COVID-19 triggering panic attacks, depression and suicides, say experts

Online platforms too have seen a growing number of people seeking help for mental health issues, ranging from anxiety and loneliness to concerns over productivity and job loss since the outbreak 

Published on 27th June 2020
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How EdTech platform Skillovate keeps kids connected on Facebook after online courses end

Pune-based start-up Skillovate Learning to date has reached out to over 25,000 students from over eight countries via the various courses with regards to Coding, Robotics and AI that they offer
 

Published on 27th June 2020
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Study shows children consume more food, sleep longer, get more screen time during lockdown, taking toll on health

With no clear timeline of when the schools will open, Indian parents are doing all they can to ensure their children stay fit

Published on 25th June 2020
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This Pune duo turns old shipping containers into portable schools & sustainable houses. Here's how

Dhara Kabaria and Sonali Phadke have been upcycling old shipping containers, turning them into living spaces, offices and schools. We find out how and why

Published on 23rd June 2020
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'Ring of fire' solar eclipse tomorrow, coincides with summer solstice in Northern hemisphere

People living in Anupgarh, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Jakhal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Dehradun, Tapowan and Joshimath will be able to see the annular phase, rest of India can witness a partial eclipse

Published on 20th June 2020
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Parents initiate Twitter campaign seeking cancellation of CISCE exams amid COVID-19 spread

The Board had stopped all examinations with six papers still remaining for 10th standard students on March 19

Published on 12th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: One-third of the top dental colleges are in Karnataka. Check out the list here

The education institutes and universities all over India are ranked across several parameters including teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices etc

Published on 11th June 2020
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The real Aatmanirbhar Bharat: This 72-year-old Mumbai civil engineer is teaching farmers to build their own irrigation tanks

The tanks that they help build can be custom-made to fit the individuals need and do not only vary in capacity but in material as well

Published on 12th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: Christ University enters list of top law schools in India for first time. Full list here 

This year the NIRF ranking was presented electronically over a video conference by MHRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Published on 11th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: Historic Madras Medical College enters list of top medical Institutes with a bang, ranked #12

The Madras Medical College was established on February 2, 1835, and is the third oldest medical college in India. The fact that it was not in NIRF last year was surprising

Published on 11th June 2020

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