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2021-05-16

#ThrowbackToday: No, homosexuality is not a mental illness decreed WHO a decade back

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the moment when WHO finally decided to remove homosexuality from its list of diseases which was a big step forward when it comes to inclusivity and acceptance 

Published on 17th May 2021
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Covaxin effective against new, emerging COVID-19 variants, says study

The study was conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Virology and the Indian Council of Medical Research

Published on 16th May 2021
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UP police book former IAS officer for 'spreading misinformation' through social media posts

In an FIR lodged at the Unnao Kotwali police station, the UP-cadre officer Surya Pratap Singh has also been accused of claiming on social media that 67 bodes were buried on the Unnao riverbank

Published on 15th May 2021
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New drug compound developed to stop malaria by blocking a critical step in the parasite's life cycle

In their research, published in PNAS, the scientists developed a set of compounds designed to stop the parasite from being able to burst out of red blood cells

Published on 15th May 2021
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University of Kent study claims that adolescents and older adults lack attention in social situations

The study showed that social attention undergoes age-related change, which has potential implications for how successfully we can interpret social interactions in daily life

Published on 15th May 2021
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Tamil Nadu Health Ministry assures that volunteers will visit 100 houses each to help curb COVID spread

If anyone suffers cough, cold or fever, he or she would be sent to a COVID-testing unit and until the result is declared, they would be kept in one place and be provided food and shelter

Published on 15th May 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the  purpose of the Sputnik 1 satelite? When was it launched?

In our today's, What the FAQ, we write about Earth's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, who worked for it and when it was launched 

 

Published on 15th May 2021
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Jammu and Kashmir launches Pneumococcal vaccination programme for children 

The parents of children actively participated in the drive and welcomed the initiative supported by the Government of India under the universal immunisation programme

Published on 15th May 2021
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After date extension, students can now register for the LSAT-India 2021 exam until May 16, exams to be held from May 29

To help students prepare for the LSAT—India exam, LSAC Global also launched a new service earlier this year – LSAC LawPrepsm - a digital learning platform

Published on 15th May 2021
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We need help now: After several colleagues lose battle to COVID-19, DU profs ask VC for COVID emergency fund

The professors want a fund for the ad-hoc teachers and guest faculty along with long term changes that will improve working conditions

Published on 15th May 2021
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After WHO, now NITI Aayog lauds Yogi Adityanath for COVID-19 management in UP

Due to the rapid pace of the infection during the second wave, Yogi Adityanath formed 'Team 9' instead of 'Team 11' and decentralised rights and accountability over COVID-19

Published on 15th May 2021
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Does India need stricter action as WhatsApp privacy policy goes live today?

Giving an interim solace for those who do not accept the new policy, WhatsApp has said that its users will not immediately lose their accounts or face curtailed functionalities on the platform

Published on 15th May 2021
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English Blues: Here are a few grammar rules that we can now violate, find out how

In Modern English, the plural pronoun ‘their’ can be used as a gender-neutral singular pronoun instead of ‘he/she’ and ‘they’ can be used to represent a singular antecedent that is gender-neutral

Published on 15th May 2021
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Give options on exam mode to each final-year UG student: Why SFI's demands of DU are a tall order 

While the reasons behind demands of cancellation remain the same SFI's demands for multiple choice on assessment mode is unique

Published on 15th May 2021
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St George’s Univ, Ramaiah work together to enable aspiring med students to obtain internationally recognised degree

Both Ramaiah Group and SGU have medical schools with over 40 years of successful teaching and an excellent track record of top-rung medical candidates

Published on 4th May 2021

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