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  • HP offers free tele-consultation to people in COVID-19 pandemic

    HP offers free tele-consultation to people in COVID-19 pandemic

    The Additional CS said the doctors have been placed in the hubs situated in medical colleges of the state to provide the services of tele-consultation.

    September 4, 2020
  • Bengal lags behind in testing: GAB member

    Bengal lags behind in testing: GAB member

    The Union health ministry on 21 August had claimed that India had been conducting 580 tests per day per million population, while Bengal remained far behind at 365 tests, and figured in the bottom five states in terms of testing per day.

    September 3, 2020
  • Covid tests doubled in all 144 wards: KMC

    Covid tests doubled in all 144 wards: KMC

    The civic body has increased its testing in all the 16 boroughs of the KMC. Both RT-PCR and rapid antigen tests are being carried out by the health team of the civic body health department.

    September 3, 2020
  • Covid: Himachal govt considers reopening temples in the state

    Covid: Himachal govt considers reopening temples in the state

    CM Jai Ram Thakur directs officers to ensure that doctors and paramedical staff engaged in treatment of Covid patients take full precautions against the virus

    September 2, 2020
  • Many pilgrims visit Char Dham in Covid pandemic time

    Many pilgrims visit Char Dham in Covid pandemic time

    In the midst of the Covid pandemic, the number of their pilgrims is remarkable as limited means of local transport are available currently.

    September 1, 2020
  • Towards Minimalism

    Towards Minimalism

    Post-Covid, many new normals will emerge both in our personal and domestic spheres as well as in public domains. All fields of life are witnessing sea changes, but the caveman inside us will begin to explore new meanings and benefits of isolationism and minimalism

    September 1, 2020
  • Despair and triumph

    Despair and triumph

    As an immediate consequence, and to the envy of those who had fared worse, as well as the applause of epidemiologists, these territories took the lead in lifting some of the crippling restrictions placed by the disease on the conduct of lives and livelihoods. But now, with new outbreaks being reported in each of these areas, restrictions are back.

    August 25, 2020
  • How jealousy can cement friendships during Covid pandemic

    How jealousy can cement friendships during Covid pandemic

    A best friend gaining a romantic partner elicited less jealous feelings than them gaining a potential new friend, revealed the study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

    August 15, 2020
  • Himachal HC tells govt not to shift COVID patients from Solan, Sirmaur districts to DDU hospital Shimla

    Himachal HC tells govt not to shift COVID patients from Solan, Sirmaur districts to DDU hospital Shimla

    Observes the infrastructure in DDU hospital incomplete, so no point shifting Solan, Sirmaur patients to Shimla, unless the hospitals there run out of capacity

    August 12, 2020
  • Exam essential for degree, UGC to SC

    Exam essential for degree, UGC to SC

    Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan that states cannot change the rules of the UGC as only it is empowered to prescribe rules for conferring degree.

    August 11, 2020
  • Punjab govt school students to get free smartphones

    Punjab govt school students to get free smartphones

    The phones will be equipped with various smart features such as touch screen, camera and pre-loaded government applications like 'e-Sewa App' with e-content related to Class XI and Class XII, as approved by the department of school education.

    August 6, 2020
  • WB: Lockdown dates tweaked yet again

    WB: Lockdown dates tweaked yet again

    On 29 July, the state government had revised dates for the complete lockdown three times in six hours and ultimately decided to enforce it on seven different days in August ~ 5, 8, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 31.

    August 4, 2020
  • Online woes

    Online woes

    Everything these days is happening on the internet front because of the Covid pandemic. First, it was monetary transactions. Now, even schools and colleges classes, press conferences, seminars, business meetings and political rallies are being conducted online. Everything seems to be hunky-dory on the surface. But the lockdown has actually led to troubles for teachers …

    July 28, 2020
  • Mamata sounds poll bugle, BJP hits back

    Mamata sounds poll bugle, BJP hits back

    By saying that people of West Bengal have not forgotten “how innocent people were killed during the Delhi riots and genuine citizens thrown into detention camps in Assam”, Banerjee insinuated that National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) could be TMC’s major electoral planks in the assembly polls.

    July 22, 2020
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh addresses virtual meet of India’s leading experts in AYUSH from across country

    Union Minister Jitendra Singh addresses virtual meet of India’s leading experts in AYUSH from across country

    Addressing a Virtual Meet of some of India’s leading experts in AYUSH including Dr Nagendra Acharya, Head Vivekananda Centre Bengaluru, Dr Ramanathan from Sitaram Ayurvedic Hospital Thrissur Kochin, D. Zamir Ahmad Consultant from Unani Medical Sciences Aligarh Muslim University, Dr Ashok Sharma Homoeopathic Consultant, Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences New Delhi, Singh recalled that even though the merits of integrated or holistic management had been realised even in the case of non-communicable diseases, Diabetes Mellitus but somehow this aspect did not receive the kind of attention that was required.

    June 23, 2020
  • Cloud and Internet Technologies keeping technical conferences and events running during pandemic

    Cloud and Internet Technologies keeping technical conferences and events running during pandemic

    This has opened a plethora of opportunities for cloud to take the lead in the new and informed world order.

    June 11, 2020
  • Himachal announces relaxations for lockdown 5

    Himachal announces relaxations for lockdown 5

    All religious places of worship will be allowed to open for local residents only and restaurants, dhabas have also been allowed to serve food with 60 per cent seating capacity.

    May 31, 2020