Teacher ensures access to virtual learning in Maharashtra village

For Pentu Maisanwad, a teacher at a government-run school in the dusty hamlet of Dahifal Bhogane in Partur tehsil, the challenge was to get his students access to proper devices and internet.

published on : 8th January 2021

Self-harm rises in Greek migrant camps amid lockdown: Study

As of the end of October, 41 percent had reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, 35 percent reported suicidal thoughts and 18 percent reported having attempted to take their own lives.

published on : 17th December 2020

Oil-rich Kuwait faces reckoning as debt crisis looms

This fall, the ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Kuwait for the first time in its history.

published on : 24th November 2020

Mask has more benefits than COVID-19 lockdown, says Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain

The positivity rate in Delhi also jumped to 9.55 per cent on October 29 as the infection tally mounted to 3.75 lakh.

published on : 31st October 2020

Automaker Daimler rebounds after lockdowns, raises outlook

The company now expects full-year operating earnings to equal those from 2019, before the virus. Previously it said it expected to make a profit below last year's.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Imposing coronavirus lockdown unconstitutional: Donald Trump

Trump was briefly forced to pause his re-election campaign after he tested positive for COVID-19 and he returned to the campaign trail from the battleground State of Florida on Monday.

published on : 16th October 2020

European Union countries adopt common travel guidelines amid pandemic

The 27 member states agreed on a common approach to travel restrictions and testing to help citizens and workers get more clarity on how they can transit across the continent.

published on : 13th October 2020

Russia's COVID-19 daily growth hits new record with 13,868 new cases

The response center reported 244 new coronavirus-related fatalities, up from 125 on Monday, raising Russia's total death toll to 22,966.

published on : 13th October 2020

Fury in northern England as UK readies three-tiered Covid curbs

Finance minister Rishi Sunak on Friday said he would pay up to two-thirds of staff monthly wages to firms forced to close over the winter months under the new system's highest level of lockdown

published on : 10th October 2020

Remote realities: Children with disabilities bear the brunt of online education during pandemic

Reduced access to the outside world, loss of perks that came with going to school every day, and the abrupt halt to therapy sessions, have not made the transition any easier.

published on : 10th October 2020

Katrina Kaif resumes work after coronavirus induced hiatus

The 'Bang Bang' actor took to Instagram to share a polaroid picture of herself from the sets.

published on : 8th October 2020

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under 'painful' virus lockdown

It's the second nationwide lockdown since the pandemic began, an attempt to contain one of the most severe outbreaks in the world.

published on : 27th September 2020

As cases surge, over dozen localities declared COVID-19 'red zones' in Jammu

The 10 districts of Jammu region have so far recorded 269 deaths and 24,848 cases.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Maharashtra adds 18,390 new COVID-19 cases, 392 more deaths in last 24-hours

A total of 20,206 patients were discharged in the day after treatment, taking the total count of recoveries to 9,36,554, it said, adding that the state now has 2,72,410 active cases.

published on : 22nd September 2020

All schools in Delhi will remain closed till October 5, relief for parents and kids

While several restrictions have been eased in different phases of 'Unlock 4' since June 8, educational institutions continue to be closed.

published on : 18th September 2020
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