Saturday, 1 April, 2023

Topic: covid

‘Vaccines: Injecting Hope’ — science exhibition narrates story of India’s Covid journey

The exhibition also showcases an art installation, which was commissioned by the British Council as part of the ‘India/UK Together Season of Culture’.

43% students in India had no access to any schooling for 19 months during pandemic, finds study

The study by think tank Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy says educational gaps were worst for kids with prior disadvantages in terms of access to study materials, devices & internet.

Manufacturing moving to India from China, but trade deficit a concern, says Mark Mobius

Veteran investor says government’s swift actions to ease doing business in India will ensure that manufacturing remains in the country and does not shift back.

US stocks in Asia dips after China denies easing its ‘zero Covid policy’

Risk assets rallied on Friday amid speculation that China was set to relax the restrictions, but it reiterated adherence to a “dynamic-clearing” approach to Covid over the weekend.

Fancy a trip to Arunachal? Domestic tourism on rise despite global slump, say experts

Rising costs due to Russia-Ukraine war, govt initiatives like 'Dekho Apna Desh' among factors driving people to travel more within India than abroad, according to industry bodies.

China ramps up Covid testing, hastily shuts down institutions as infections mount

Authorities reported 2,089 new infections Tuesday, the highest since August. Cases have risen after increased domestic travel during the National Day Golden Week earlier this month.

14 yrs after one of India’s largest Muslim outfits split, Jamiat factions ‘on course to reunite’

In 2008, Jamiat split into two factions soon after the death of Asad Madani, and his son, Mahmood, did not agree with the way the organisation was run by Arshad, his uncle

China calls for ‘patience’ with its policies as Covid cases soar ahead of key congress

While most countries are learning to co-exist with Covid-19, China has repeatedly quashed any speculation of a let-up in its stringent policies.

Delhi to dismantle three remaining Covid care centres as cases decline

The DDMA would vacate the land and medical equipment will be transferred to the hospitals where needed.

New ‘SARS-CoV-2-like virus’ found in Russian bats can infect humans, says US study

Published in 'PLOS Pathogens', the study found the virus, 'Khosta-2', was resistant to available Covid vaccines, but also that it lacks the genes needed to develop into a disease.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.