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IPL 2023 Returns, Grand Ceremony On March 31

The awaited 16th season of the IPL is set to kickstart in a grand opening ceremony. On March 24, the BCCI announced about the inside information about the spectacular event, scheduled to be held on March 31, at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This year it will be home-and-away’ format after the pandemic this year with the 10 teams divided into two groups for the 70 league fixtures.

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 07:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ipl 2023, Indian sports, Cricket, Bollywood celebrities, pandemics


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Delhi Logs 1,354 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hrs

After reporting over 1,400 COVID-19 cases on May 4, Delhi reported a dip in the case with 1,354 fresh cases the next day.  As per the Delhi Health Ministry, the national capital also registered 1,486 recoveries and one death due to the virus. Although cases decreased, the daily positivity rate for COVID-19 increased to 7.64%. In addition, the City administered 17,81,980 vaccine doses to the people till date.

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 09:08 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, Covid-19, Health Ministry, pandemics, Vaccination

Courtesy: ANI


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WB Govt Launches Unique Open Air Classes For Students: COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 situation, the West Bengal Government came up with a  unique physical classes idea.  To avoid violation of COVID-19 protocols, the TMC announced to conduct "Open Air Programme Paray Shikshalaya" in parks and clubs, for class I to VII. Starting from February 7, these classes will ensure mandatory presence of students. Although it is challenging as many classes continues simultaneously, it will bring mainstream education back… read-more

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 02:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Shikshaya Initiative, west bengal government, Mamata Banerjee, Covid-19, pandemics

Courtesy: India Today

Parliament Of India

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Monsoon Session Of Parliament To Begin From July 19

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the President has summoned the Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha for the monsoon session of Parliament which will start from July 19. The order issued stated that the session will likely end on August 13. Meanwhile, the members of both houses will simultaneously sit maintaining Covid protocols. Reportedly, 662 members from both houses have been administered with at least one dose of vaccine.

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 03:56 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: parliament, lok sabha, rajya sabha, mansoon session, pandemics

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Scientists have developed a universal vaccine that will help prevent future pandemics.

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Universal Vaccines May Prevent Future Pandemics, Says Researchers

A Universal vaccine has been developed by the scientists that protects mice against the COVID-19. The vaccine is  effective against the virus and will trigger the immunogenic response in order to fight its dangerous variants. Besides, if the researchers achieve success, they may introduce human clinical trials by next year. However, this unique discovery has the potential to prevent future pandemics. 

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 12:49 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Covid-19, pandemics, Vaccination, Scientist

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Cannes 2021 organizers take every possible precaution against Covid-19 to keep attendees safe.

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Cannes Film Festival To Open Up For 2021; Covid Negative Reports Mandatory

The Cannes Festival, cancelled in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic is now set to start from July 6 to July 17. The organizers have made it mandatory for all the attendees to bring vaccination certificate for the vaccines which are approved by the European Medical Association. Besides, the people without vaccination will have to present their negative RT-PCR and antigen test report of less than last 48 hours.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 05:08 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Cannes Festival, Covid-19, pandemics, RT-PCR test, Rapid antigen

Courtesy: WION News

Nankana Sahib

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COVID-19 Blues: MHA Rejects Sikh Group's Pak Visit For Pilgrimage

A group of 600 Sikh pilgrims, who were planning to visit Pakistan from February 18-25, has been denied permission by the Home Ministry. The group wanted to visit Pakistan on the 100th anniversary of Saka Nankana Sahib. The ministry has denied the permission citing the COVID-19 blues and poor "health infrastructure in Pakistan". The MHA said, "it is not advisable for a large group of our citizens to visit Pakistan for a week during pandemic… read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 09:30 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Pakistan, MHA, Sikhs, pandemics, Saka Nankana Sahib

Courtesy: Times Now

WHO Chief

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WHO Chief Says COVID Is Not Last Pandemic, Warns Of Climate Change

The WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus on December 27 said that the COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic. Hinting towards the environmental degradation, Tedros added that without tackling climate change, all the efforts to improve human health will be "doomed". In his virtual address at the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, he also criticized the move of throwing cash for handling the current pandemic but doing nothing for… read-more

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 11:11 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: WHO Chief, Coronavirus, pandemics, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Akhil Raj

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Kerala Man Creates Record For Leaf Carving 25 Car Logos In 1 Hour

By carving 25 international cars logos on peepal leaves in one hour, a man from Kerala has been featured in the India Book of Records and the Asian Book of Records. The 29-year-old Akhil Raj has not only doing this as a hobby but earns through the leaf art. Akhil earns around Rs 25,000 per month for modelling the souvenirs. Besides, he was acclaimed by celebrities for carving their images.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 06:05 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Kerala, pandemics, Covid-19, Leaf Carving

Courtesy: The Better India