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Recent report suggests 67 per cent of adolescent girls did not attend online classes during COVID lockdowns

Over half of all adolescent girls continued facing challenges in accessing health services post COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 4th March 2022
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What the FAQ: Why are truckers occupying cities all across Canada and why has Trudeau declared an Emergency?

Canada has been besieged by an anti-vaccination protest, calling itself the "Freedom Convoy". The country has now imposed an Emergency for the first time ever, and things seem to be getting serious

Published on 16th February 2022
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Kerala man makes the most of lockdown time, obtains 145 certificates from 16 countries virtually  

Shafi Vikraman, hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, shared that it was only because the courses were free of cost he could pursue them 

 

Published on 8th January 2022
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Has the pandemic and the many lockdowns made Indian campuses environment friendly and greener?

There's no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. While there has been a significant drop in power consumption, waste generation and much more, the degree of reduction obviously varies

Published on 12th November 2021
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After 18 months of lockdowns, Kerala CM says "in-principle approval" now given to provide internet facilities in tribal areas for online classes

The CM told a press conference that to facilitate internet connectivity, land will be given on lease to set up telecom towers

Published on 16th September 2021
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Andhra Pradesh to renovate municipal schools as normalcy returns after months of lockdowns 

School buildings, compound walls, trees with weakened foundations and which are ready to fall at any time will be examined by engineers so as to initiate remedial measures

Published on 11th September 2021
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Nearly 50% of rural Indian children cannot read a single word because of the lockdowns. Here's what the survey says

The report states that several parents echoed the same sentiment during the survey — 'Baccha ka life to khatam hi ho raha hai (the child’s life is being ruined)' 

Published on 6th September 2021
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Unemployment 2021: What can the government do to help jobless Indians?

The country has seen another spike in unemployment over the past two weeks. Even though there is no visible migrant exodus, the situation might drag on for longer. What can the government do?

Published on 31st May 2021
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COVID-19: Data by ActionAid quantifies loss of livelihood, debt burden informal economy faced due to frequent lockdowns

The continued lack of income and absence of dependable savings forced many informal workers to incur debt in order to meet basic household expenses

Published on 10th August 2021
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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
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Give full refund in case admission is cancelled, lockdowns have been difficult for parents: UGC tells universities

The guidelines that were released by the regulator on Saturday require universities to complete the first-year admission process by no later than September 30

Published on 17th July 2021
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How COVID-19 affected the elderly: IIT Madras study finds out the adverse impact of lockdowns

The research calls for greater investment from the government in public healthcare so that the effects of the pandemic on the elderly are mitigated

Published on 14th June 2021
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COVID's second wave has caused humanitarian crisis in India, not economic: Japanese report

It is not an economic crisis. The report says the hit to mobility due to the rolling state-wide lockdowns has been steep, and the economic impact is likely to be most severe in May

Published on 19th May 2021
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Short-term lockdowns can help India lower COVID-19 caseloads, say health experts

The basic fact in the fight against the spread of COVID is to stop human-to-human contact so that the deadly chain of transmission can be broken

Published on 3rd May 2021
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Migrant workers turn to agriculture, start own businesses as lockdowns end, find career counsellors as support

The question varied from job search to getting back to their workplace safe to even mental health issues and the AVSAR is helping them find an answer

Published on 19th July 2020

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