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New COVID-19 strains detected in India, UK strain highly transmissible, says PGIMER director

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,10,30,176 and the active cases tally is 1,46,907

Published on 24th February 2021
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Private schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes with COVID-19 cases increasing across the country

Schools will have to follow all COVID-19 related guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) before starting operations, said a senior education department official

Published on 24th February 2021
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Has he lost it or have we?: This 27-year-old Odia director's short film spins an eerie tale around COVID-19

Empty streets, bleak moods with no one in sight, such were the days of the lockdown. The Odia movie Boffin, directed by Rajendra Mohanta, captures this aptly. You need to watch it to find out

Published on 24th February 2021
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Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

Published on 23rd February 2021
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For the first time ever, JEE Mains kicks off in 13 Indian languages under the new NEP

For the first time, students have got an opportunity to appear for exams in 13 Indian languages. These examinations are being conducted only in computer-based test CBDT mode

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Being lonely ups time spent online, risk of internet addiction, says new study

The risk of being drawn into problematic Internet use was at its highest among 16-year-old adolescents, with the phenomenon being more common among boys

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This SAFE bench by Shiv Nadar School students can self-sanitise as you get up to prevent virus spread. Here's how

We find out about the bench called SAFE that was created by an all-girls student team from Shiv Nadar School in Faridabad. Here's why it's great

Published on 23rd February 2021
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India reports 10,584 new COVID-19 cases, 78 deaths

However, the number spiked possibly owing to "mutations and new strains" as has been studied by the laboratories involved in Covid detection across the country

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Tamil Nadu intensifies surveillance in districts bordering Kerala, flight returnees to be mandatorily tested for COVID 

Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, apart from Kerala have recorded a surge in daily new cases of COVID-19

Published on 22nd February 2021
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What the FAQ: What are the new COVID-19 variants, are the symptoms different?

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, the Union Health Ministry data stated on Monday

Published on 22nd February 2021
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India's COVID-19 cases resurge: Over 14,000 cases in 24 hours

On February 9, India had reported 9,110 new cases, the lowest this year so far. Last year, the lowest 9,633 cases were recorded on June 3

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Study suggests a total of 20.5 million years of life has been lost due to COVID-19

The life years lost rate due to the pandemic has been between two and nine times greater than the mean years of life lost rate associated with seasonal flu

Published on 21st February 2021
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Madras Medical College student who died in hotel room had Corona, finds special committee

Lokesh was found dead in a hotel room ON October 26 last year where he was quarantined after COVID duty

Published on 20th February 2021
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Pfizer vaccine 75% effective after the first shot is administered: Israeli study

The data, published in the peer-reviewed Lancet medical journal, centred on a study of around 9,000 Sheba healthcare workers, around 7,000 of which received their first dose in January

Published on 19th 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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