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Maharashtra: What COVID-19 protocols are in place ahead of schools reopening?

Classes 1 to 4 in rural areas and Classes 1 to 7 in urban areas will be opened from December 1. These are the SOPs that are to be maintained

Published on 29th November 2021
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New Director at OU's Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies to focus on smart cities, waste management

A faculty at the Department of Civil Engineering, OU, Prof Kumar promises economical and technology-based solutions to the urban planning issue

Published on 11th November 2021
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Maharashtra: While visiting reopening schools, this district collector, mayor get emotional at their alma mater

Schools for Class 5 and above have reopened in rural areas of the state, while schools for Class 8 and above have opened up urban centres

Published on 4th October 2021
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Chhattisgarh govt to introduce teachings of Mahatma Gandhi in school syllabus

The move is aimed at imparting education to children from Classes 5 to 12 in both urban and rural areas as per Gandhiji's thoughts and views

Published on 30th September 2021
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Severe COVID infection can lead to delirium: Study finds in over 73 per cent of more than 150 patients

Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental state wherein a patient is confused, agitated and unable to think clearly

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Hyderabad Urban Lab and architecture students came together to transform this gully on a hillock

Students of Aurora's Design Institute in Hyderabad came up with a practical idea and Hyderabad Urban Labs, along with Wipro Foundation, helped them turn it into a reality. Here's how the story goes

Published on 8th September 2021
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Study investigates effects of urbanisation on bird communities

However, less research has been conducted in tropical regions from the Global South, where most of the ongoing and future urbanisation hotspots are located

Published on 26th August 2021
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Powered by students, the Nonurban Foundation is using tech and smart work to bring rural India into the spotlight

Nonurban Foundation counts 33 students from across the world as their members. They work on solutions that make those who live in the rural areas of India a little less dependent on urbanities

Published on 25th August 2021
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AIIMS Director says preventing third wave of COVID is possible

Dr Randeep stressed the importance of identifying COVID hotspots in urban and rural areas

Published on 15th August 2021
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An ML algorithm developed by IIIT Hyderabad researchers can tell you how many trees line your street

They have been pouring over it since the end of the year 2020 and now, it's out! The algorithm that can detect how many trees are there on your street. This helps estimate urban green cover of cities

Published on 4th August 2021
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Education in tatters in Bastar, Chattisgarh, as schools are overcome by severe shortage of teachers

Only one teacher in 1,588 government schools; none in 227 schools. Maoist disturbances and remoteness of the location to be blamed, says government

Published on 3rd August 2021
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DSEU to set up skill development centres near slum clusters

At these centres, urban disadvantaged youths will be trained under a sustainable livelihood programme

Published on 17th June 2021
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Academicians write to President Ram Nath Kovind over 'violence' in West Bengal 

Over 5,000 houses were demolished, inhuman atrocities were committed against 142 women while 26 people died in the suburban areas belonging to SC/ST community, the academicians wrote

Published on 3rd June 2021
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Researchers suggest transitioning to cities that promote mobility for better heart health

The World Health Organization regional office for Europe has advocated urban planning which supports cycling and walking and improves air quality

Published on 19th May 2021
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Delhi HC asks Kejriwal govt about providing meals to homeless people at shelter homes

The Bench of Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh sought a response from the Delhi government, Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB), and Department of Health and Family Welfare

Published on 7th May 2021

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