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COVID-19: India records 12,286 infections, 91 fatalities

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 21,76,18,057 samples have been tested up to March 1, of which 7,59,283 were done on Monday

Published on 2nd March 2021
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More than 1.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered: Government

While the countrywide inoculation drive was rolled out on January 16, vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2

Published on 27th February 2021
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Essar MoU with IIT Dhanbad for R&D in CBM gas exploration

Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Ltd (EOGEPL) has signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration with IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, to jointly work on research

Published on 24th February 2021
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This 14-year-old's virtual classroom app won the IIT Roorkee app innovation challenge. Here's why

The IIT Roorkee App Innovation Challenge was open to students from Grade 8 to 12. Students had to build apps on one of the following themes: agriculture, education, healthcare and sanitisation

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Janatapaksha: This Bengali youth group is getting common people to voice their concerns straight to politicos ahead of polls

Janatapaksha is not an upcoming party contesting elections. It's merely a platform for the people whose voices drown under the loudspeakers of party politics

Published on 19th February 2021
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Jadavpur Varsity profs write to WB Governor over gross irregularities in staff recruitment

The teachers begin the letter by saying that several candidates were not called for the interview even after API verification

Published on 17th February 2021
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West Bengal para teachers step into canal near CM's residence in protest, demand salary hike

Contractual teachers have been holding a sit-in in the metropolis for more than 70 days, demanding immediate wage revision

Published on 16th February 2021
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I had almost lost hope that I would get the award: Bal Puraskar winner Souhardya De 

Souhardya De, a XI grader, is currently working on a work of fiction set during Mughal emperor Akbar's reign

Published on 13th February 2021
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Colleges and universities in UP set to re-open from February 15 with strict safety measures in place

According to the communication letter between officials of higher education, it will be mandatory for all teachers and students to wear face masks

Published on 13th February 2021
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Schools in West Bengal reopen after 11 months for classes 9-12, physical classes on rotational basis

The school authorities said they are on alert to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines in the wake of reports of a surge in cases in Kerala after the reopening of educational institutions.

Published on 12th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is postal ballot voting? Who are eligible to cast votes through this facility and what happens to these votes?

The postal ballot voting facility has been introduced specially for people who are suffering from COVID-19 and those aged above 65 years as there are high chances of them getting infected from virus

Published on 12th February 2021
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Kavya's quest: This 34-year-old is driving solo across India to network with native artisans and help popularise their work

Kavya Saxena is on a solo mission. For six months, she is travelling to six states of India to document the crafts that don't get enough attention. This is the purpose behind why she is doing it...

Published on 9th February 2021
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Youth who have knowledge, wisdom and energy to build new future: J&K LG at Harvard US-India Initiative

The Lt Governor, while addressing the students and notable speakers from across the world, remarked that the youth carrying immense knowledge, wisdom and energy

Published on 6th February 2021
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India becomes fastest country to reach 4 million COVID vaccination mark in 18 days

In a span of 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions, it said, adding that 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far

Published on 4th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the digital Voter ID, e-EPIC, all about? Do you still need the old one?

Voters in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry will be the first ones to use the digital Voter ID cards

Published on 2nd February 2021

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