Delhi Education Department

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Unvaccinated Teachers' Should Not Be Allowed To Take Class: Delhi Edu Dept

Udit Prakash Rai, Delhi's Education Department Director wrote a letter to the district's education officials and said, teachers who are unvaccinated by October 15 should not be allowed to take classes. Reportedly, their absence will be counted as leave (LoP). However, schools have opened and it's our responsibility to take effective measures, he added. Moreover, the classes from nursery to VIII will be opened after the festive season.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 05:42 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Delhi, Delhi Disaster Management Authority, Schools Reopen, Education, Covid -19

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister

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Andhra Pradesh Govt To Recruit For 14,200 Medical Posts

Andhra Pradesh government is set to open recruitment for 14,200 posts in different Primary Health Care Centers, Medical Colleges, and Teaching hospitals. During a review meeting on the prevailing COVID situation, CM Reddy stated that recruiting process will begin from October 1 and continue till November 15. Besides, he also ordered officials to provide the best medical services in government hospitals amid the rising active cases in the… read-more

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, Andhra Pradesh, andhra cm ys jagan mohan reddy, health care, Medical posts

Courtesy: ANI News

Covid Vaccination drive

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India Celebrates PM Modi's Birthday; Over 2.5 Cr Vaccines Administered

Almost 2,50,10,390 vaccination shots have been administered on September 17, PM Modi's birthday. It was the highest since May 2021. With this feat, India has vaccinated about 63% of its adult population, and 30% of people are fully vaccinated. Mostly BJP ruled states like Karnataka, Bihar, UP, MP, and Gujarat administered 20 lakh doses each. PM Modi tweeted to… read-more

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 10:35 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, PM Narendra Modi, Vaccination Drive, Covid Vaccine

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Children have shown antibodies in Sero Survey

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71% of Children Developed Antibodies Against COVID-19: Report

A serosurvey conducted by PGIMER on Sept 13 among 2,700 children showed that 71% developed anti-bodies. Further, PGIMER Director Dr. Jagat Ram said, "India to face 3rd wave of covid soon, but children won't be the worst affected, as children have contracted Covid virus." Also, surveys from Maharashtra and Delhi have witnessed only 50-70% of children have developed anti-bodies. Expedite your vaccination before the third wave, he advised.

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, PGIMER, Covid Vaccine, children, Covid-19 Third Wave

Courtesy: ANI News

Karnataka Government introduced advanced ambulances

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CM Basavaraj Bommai Innaugrates 120 ALS-Ambulance In Bengaluru

In Bengaluru, advanced life support ambulances have been introduced under the Arogya Kavacha-108 scheme, inaugurated by Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on September 12. The CM stated that we are improving the infrastructure at all levels with all the upgraded facilities care at Primary Health Center and Community Health Center. However, this scheme was introduced by ex-CM BS Yediyurappa, the government is enhancing ambulances by adopting… read-more

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 12:48 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Karnataka, Covid -19, Chief Minister, Ambulance

Courtesy: Ani News

CEOs of Microsoft and Linkedln

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Microsoft, Linkedin Believes 'Work From Home' As New Office Culture

Citing to the COVID-19 variations, several companies like Microsoft and Linkedin are looking forward to continuing working in the online environment rather than returning to in-office mode. "We tried [setting a firm return date] and it doesn't work because I think the unknowns on the pandemic and also the other side of it is the worldwide nature of this," Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO said.

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 05:21 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, Microsoft, LinkedIn, remote workers

Courtesy: Business Insider

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration, Delhi

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Celebration Of Ganesh Chaturthi Banned In Public Places: DDMA

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has released a statement prohibiting any public celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi in the city. Besides, any other social, cultural, political, entertainment and religious festival-related gatherings will not be encouraged. While the citizens will not be permitted to visit any religious places, the officials will also ensure that no idols of Ganesha be placed in any kind of tent or pandals, this year… read-more

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 06:55 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Banned, prohibition, Covid -19, Delhi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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US Reports First SARS-CoV-2 Case In Deer

The US Department of Agriculture reported SARS-CoV-2's first case in wild white-tailed deer. "We do not know how the deer were exposed to SARS-CoV-2. It’s possible they were exposed through people, the environment, other deer, or another animal species," said Lyndsay Cole, the spokesperson of USDA. The previous month, USDA reported that white-tailed deer in Illinois, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania got infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 08:54 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Wildlife , United States, Covid -19, animals

Courtesy: Reuters

COVID-19 cases in children

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RTI: Over 720 Children In Child Care Institutions Contract Covid-19

Data from the country's apex child rights body revealed that 721 children in 11 states and union territories contracted covid-19 in Child Care Institutions (CCI). Reportedly, out of the 721 cases, 686 contracted the virus in 2021. As per the data, 288 cases were reported from Haryana, 149 from Tamil Nadu and 131 from Bihar. Also, UP recorded the most number of cases in 2020.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 09:44 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Covid -19, Haryana, Child Care Institute

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Johnson and Johnson vaccine

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J&J Seeks Study For Its Vaccine To Be Applied On Adolescents In India

According to the statement given by the US-based pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson notified that it has looked into the approval of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation to conduct a study on its Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents between 12-17 years old in India. Being “imperative”, all the nationals including children should be vaccinated against Covid-19 sooner. Besides, their vaccine is 85% effective in presenting… read-more

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 02:42 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, Coronavirus Vaccines, Johnson & Johnson, India

Courtesy: Zee News