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CORONAVIRUS. COVID-19 NEWS

Term-end exams of final year students will definitely take place: HRD Minister

May 28, 2020 6:03 pm

For final year students, the minister said the term-end exams will be conducted. "If the situation does not improve by July then for then, new dates or modes of conducting exams can be thought about but the exam will take place for final year students," he said.

Sisodia asks school principals to chalk out micro-plan for reopening of educational institutions

May 28, 2020 8:45 am

Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, said there cannot be a common plan for reopening all schools as the context of every school is different.

COVID-19: Taj trust distributed more than 1.6 million meals to doctors, migrant workers

May 27, 2020 4:41 pm

For the meals, the Taj Public Service Welfare Trust has partnered with chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

SAI resumes sports activities in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru and National stadiums

May 27, 2020 8:10 am

According to a SAI statement, sporting activities have resumed at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from Tuesday afternoon in slots of one hour which needs to be pre-booked online.

Covid 19: This form of yoga can improve mental health, suggests study

May 26, 2020 7:10 pm

Experts have time and again recommended exercising daily during the lockdown as it helps release stress, while keeping one physically and mentally fit.

Bournemouth's goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale confirms tested positive for COVID-19

May 26, 2020 10:29 am

Ramsdale had returned to training when the Premier League allowed clubs to conduct sessions in small groups with players adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Anxious about stepping out as lockdown eases? Here's how to cope with it

May 26, 2020 3:12 pm

Is there a way to avoid being exposed to such a situation? No, because we need to earn our livelihood and because we cannot be in isolation forever.

Rahul Dravid: 'Bio-bubble plan unrealistic, what if one player tests positive?'

May 26, 2020 8:23 am

Some cricket boards have mulled the idea of keeping teams in 'bio-secure bubbles' for the entire duration of tours so that cricket can resume amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, but Rahul Dravid points out some problems with this plan.

Big-city school dreams shattered for migrants' kids with families forced to move back home

May 26, 2020 4:35 pm

A rickshaw puller can work anywhere, but we chose to do it in a big city so that our kids get to study there. It is a very sought after thing there if your kids study in 'bade sheher ka school'

Sectors that will continue hiring during the economic crisis

May 26, 2020 4:48 pm

While the number of vacancies posted on websites has gone down, as per Naukri.com, some key industries like IT, BPO/ITES, BFSI and accounting/finance have shown a lesser decline in this phase

CORONAVIRUS. COVID-19 PHOTOS

Mumbai's largest event venue now a 'contactless' quarantine centre. See pictures

April 29, 2020 1:56 pm

Equipped with a “contactless” sample collection facility and diagnostic “self-clinic” where everything is done across a glass panel, the dome house over 250 asymptomatic patients currently and is described as a model unit.

Flamingos brighten up the day in Navi Mumbai during Covid-19 lockdown

April 21, 2020 10:41 am

Maharashtra is home to the highest flamingo population in India, according to a survey conducted by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). The survey revealed that in all, 51,655 Greater Flamingos and 88,906 Lesser Flamingos visit the country.

Iran's musicians reach new audiences with rooftop performances during lockdown

April 19, 2020 3:26 pm

From playing traditional Iranian instruments like Kamancheh to drums, these Iranian musicians have made their rooftops a place to be as they self isolate during Iran's lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

How the world is celebrating Easter amid coronavirus pandemic

April 12, 2020 2:31 pm

From a drive-in worship service in South Korea to Reverends leading the Sunday Mass without any devotees in India, here's how the world celebrated Easter this year.

India races to meet Personal Protective Equipment demand

April 05, 2020 12:15 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday chaired a meeting of Empowered Groups constituted for planning and ensuring implementation of COVID-19 response activities in the nation. and directed concerned groups and officials to ensure sufficient production, procurement and availability of all essential medical equipment.