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Will the COVID-19 lockdowns push human trafficking survivors back into the traffickers' den?

While a major section of the lower-income group is stuck in a debt trap due to the pandemic and the lockdown and its effects, the threat on these survivors is high

Published on 30th July 2021

Caught on Video: DU staff manhandles students on hunger strike protesting high fees amid pandemic

The issue is not new. The students have been asking the university to reduce fees by exempting library and maintenance fees since the first lockdown was implemented

Published on 12th July 2021

Karnataka colleges gear up to welcome students as restrictions ease

The college managements are also advising students to bring their own water bottles and not to share food with others

Published on 24th July 2021
E-Learning - Online classes

University students faced significant learning loss due to COVID-19 pandemic: Survey

The learning loss due to the digital divide, slow governance, pre-existing capacity deficits, longer lockdowns than most countries, and online teaching/learning content.

Published on 19th July 2021
Supreme Court

SC seeks records of representation to Govt in plea seeking equal participation of students with disabilities in online exams

It asked to prevent discrimination against students with disabilities by issuing an advisory with regards to conducting online classes during the lockdown period

Published on 5th July 2021

With COVID restrictions relaxed, life is almost normal in Tamil Nadu

The months of May and June saw a surge in coronavirus infections after the Assembly polls in April this year and the DMK government imposed the lockdown

Published on 5th July 2021

Social workers launch daily tuition classes for tribal children in TN

Many of the students in the hamlet have dropped out due to the lockdown while some have even forgotten the names of teachers and their schools

Published on 3rd July 2021

The 7 Sins of Being A Mother: Tahira Kashyap Khurrana announces new book on motherhood

Last year, the filmmaker had released 12 Commandments of Being A Woman, which she finished writing during the Coronavirus-induced lockdown

Published on 20th June 2021

The new Delta variant infections double every 11 days in England, finds study

The findings come days after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a month-long delay to an end to lockdown restrictions

Published on 17th June 2021

Logistics to deliver essentials should have been like FedEx, Amazon: Ved Arya at TNIE's COVID Think Tank

Ved Arya was speaking at The New Indian Express' online event COVID Think Tank on the topic The cost of lockdown: What could we have done?

Published on 16th June 2021

SC hear a petition to postpone Foreign Medical Graduates' exams today

The petition asks to postpone the exam considering the current state of the pandemic and lockdown restrictions that exists in many states

Published on 15th June 2021

Salons, tea shops, parks open in Chennai as part of COVID lockdown relaxations in Tamil Nadu

The government has provided additional relaxations in 27 districts, while the 11 districts with a high infection rate will only have limited relaxations

Published on 14th June 2021

This Hyderabad podcaster's stories will captivate your heart and mind. Here's why

Pavani Kotrike started podcasting just last year, when we were all weighed down by the lockdown, and in a very short time, she has become the toast of the town. This is her inspiring success story

Published on 9th June 2021

Why these retro movie posters with a twist will make you watch these classics again

Bharanidharan Natarajan started Pada Cassette during the lockdown last year as a way to evoke childhood nostalgia. We check out his funky movie posters

Published on 2nd June 2021
Banaras Hindu University

Online classes to continue: BHU says campus closure in effect till lockdown ends

The notice mentioned that the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh has said that the lockdown in various districts including Varanasi, where the varsity is situated, will continue

Published on 2nd June 2021

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