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DUTA survey finds 55 pc students do not have books with them to open for DU's Open Book Exam

Only around 17 per cent of the students have devices larger than a smartphone and the majority of them do not have laptops to access online resources or sit for the exams, found the study

Published on 26th May 2020
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Australian universities hit by the Coronavirus pandemic as international students have no way to come back yet

International students contributed some A$37.6 billion to the Australian economy in 2018-19, making education the fourth largest export in the country

Published on 26th May 2020
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WHO warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease in countries around the world

The stark warning comes as countries around the world start to gradually ease lockdown restrictions, allowing shops to reopen and larger groups of people to gather

Published on 26th May 2020
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85 percent of students miss interaction with teachers, online classes can't replace schools: Survey

Around 50 per cent of the students, covered in the survey, stated that they find it difficult to understand the subject without the classroom environment and teacher present

Published on 26th May 2020
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Beyond corona: Will e-teaching become a part of the Indian educational system?

There is already a brewing revolt against online e-teaching with several teachers in Karnataka revolting against bullying by parents who get involved in their children’s e-classes

Published on 26th May 2020
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17 SC,ST, OBC students from TISS are crowdfunding their fees so they can graduate. Here's why

The lockdown has put additional burden on the families of these students who are unable to pay the fees since their GOI-PMS scholarship money has still not come through

Published on 26th May 2020
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WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine for corona patients

According to the WHO, over 400 hospitals in 35 countries are actively recruiting patients and nearly 3,500 patients have been enrolled from 17 countries under the Solidarity Trial

Published on 26th May 2020
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Jadavpur University teachers to raise funds to help students affected by cyclone Amphan 

After coming to know the losses suffered by the students and their families, the association members have decided to provide urgent financial assistance to them

Published on 26th May 2020
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Coping with abuse at home: Here are ways to cope with violence by learning to protect and dissociate yourself

The Coach speaks about learning to cope with domestic violence and uncomfortable truths by learning to protect and dissociate yourself

Published on 25th May 2020
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Epilepsy-related deaths common in young adults, new research shows

The study is being conducted in Scotland and looks to identify the burden of epilepsy-related deaths, what proportion of these are potentially avoidable

Published on 25th May 2020
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Migrant workers' children give up on 'big-city schools' as families forced to return home in hope to escape starvation

Both Tirath Kumar and Shyam Babu's families left for their village on Shramik Special Train earlier this week, among hundreds of migrants labourers who were victims of reverse migration

Published on 24th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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More research on lungs of deceased COVID patients may help develop vaccine: Study

There were distinctive features related to blood vessels seen in the lungs of patients who had died of COVID-19, the researchers observed

Published on 24th May 2020
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Study shows six feet social distancing may not be enough to avoid COVID-19 spread

To study how saliva moves through the air, Dbouk and Drikakis created a computational fluid dynamics simulation that examines the state of every saliva droplet moving through the air

Published on 23rd May 2020
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First COVID-19 vaccine human trial finds it is safe, induces immune response

However, the scientists, including those from the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology in China said further research is needed to confirm whether the vaccine protects against SARS-COV-2 infection

Published on 23rd May 2020

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