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New study throws light on differences in susceptibility to social isolation and its impact on mental health

The research aimed to understand the brain mechanisms through which isolation affects people's social motivation and mental health — a growing concern during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 3rd September 2021

Andhra Pradesh POLYCET-2021 today: 74,853 candidates to appear for the test at 316 centres across the state

Special isolation rooms were arranged at the centres and COVID-infected students will be allowed to appear for the test with PPE kits

Published on 1st September 2021

CoWIN's technology to be made open-sourced, will be available to all countries: PM Modi

Addressing the CoWIN Global Conclave via video conference, Modi said experience shows that no nation, no matter how powerful, can solve a challenge like this pandemic in isolation

Published on 5th July 2021
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For COVID positive SSLC students in Karnataka, 108 ambulance will ferry them to the exam centre 

The concerned Block Education Officer must collect the details of students who have tested positive or are under home isolation and upload them on the KSEEB website  

Published on 24th June 2021

This artist documented his quarantine during COVID through a series on Instagram. This is why it's hauntingly real

Bala Govind Kumar is a Chennai-based artist and art director who got infected on April 26 and decided to 'draw himself' out of isolation

Published on 23rd June 2021

This tele-counseling service in Attappady, run by teachers and MSE grads, helps cure loneliness in the tribal villages

Introduced under the Attappady Special Project, trained professionals communicate with residents who have been struggling with their mental health due to isolation

Published on 21st May 2021

Bihar's COVID-tracking app may now be implemented nationally after PM Modi shows interest 

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had launched the HIT COVID App on Monday to reach out to Coronavirus patients undergoing treatment for the deadly disease in home isolation

Published on 19th May 2021

JNU in talks with Delhi government to set up COVID care centre on campus: VC Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar

JNU students have been demanding the administration to set up isolation centres on campus for quite sometime now

Published on 19th May 2021

All hands on deck: Chennai colleges open their campuses for oxy beds, isolation centres, make food for frontline workers

Madras Christian College has launched ambulance service, a 15-bed isolation centre for patients with mild symptoms and a five-bed facility for primary contacts

Published on 17th May 2021

Engineering student from Telangana builds his own 'isolation facility' on a tree after testing COVID positive

Fearing that he might infect his parents and sister, 18-year olf Ramawat Shiva Naik set up his own innovative 'isolation facility' on a tree near their house

Published on 17th May 2021
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PIL in Delhi HC seeks isolation facilities in govt schools for children and poor families

The petition seeks an amendment to the current home isolation policy, claiming it was proving to be a failure for the majority of the population as not everyone has a separate room to spare 

Published on 16th May 2021

PM Narendra Modi on India's COVID-19 strategy: Need door-to-door COVID testing and surveillance in rural India

The Prime Minister asked for guidelines to be made available in easy language along with illustrations for home isolation and treatment in rural areas

Published on 15th May 2021

Delhi HC asks JNU students, teachers and administration to stop fighting, work together to set up COVID care centre

The HC was hearing a writ petition filed by the JNU Teachers' Association asking for more COVID testing, care and isolation centres on campus

Published on 14th May 2021

Dehradun's Forest Research Institute closed for visitors after 107 test positive for COVID-19

FRI Director also informed that some of the infected people are admitted to the hospital and some are in home isolation

Published on 26th April 2021

JNUSU asks varsity to open quarantine facility, vaccination centre on campus to help students stay safe

The JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA) too has asked the administration to come up with isolation centres on campus given the spike in the number of COVID cases

Published on 21st April 2021

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