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  • Active Covid cases in India dip to 18,802

    Active Covid cases in India dip to 18,802

    With 1,574 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection, India's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,46,50,662.

    October 29, 2022
  • S.Korea to lift post-entry PCR testing requirement

    S.Korea to lift post-entry PCR testing requirement

    Earlier this month, South Korea removed the mandatory pre-departure testing requirement for outbound travellers.

    September 30, 2022
  • As per WHO, end of Pandemic “is in sight”, but “can’t lower the guards”, says doctors

    As per WHO, end of Pandemic “is in sight”, but “can’t lower the guards”, says doctors

    This was the most upbeat assessment ever since the UN agency declared Covid-19 as an international emergency in January 2020 and started describing COVID-19 as a pandemic three months later.

    September 16, 2022
  • India reports 6,298 new Covid cases, 23 deaths

    India reports 6,298 new Covid cases, 23 deaths

    The active caseload spiked to 46,748, accounting for 0.1 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

    September 16, 2022
  • India-Bhutan border to be reopened from September 23

    India-Bhutan border to be reopened from September 23

    During that meeting, the neighbouring country Bhutan closed the India-Bhutan international gate for COVID in 2019.

    September 16, 2022
  • Learning standards

    Learning standards

    Small wonder there are suggestions to invoke the Marshall Plan, the American initiative to help rebuild Europe after the Second World War.

    September 6, 2022
  • Shaping our digital future

    Shaping our digital future

    The most significant driver of digital transformation is business research and its development and adoption of frontier technologies.

    September 6, 2022
  • Did Sweden’s open Covid policy work?

    Did Sweden’s open Covid policy work?

    The focus of Sweden’s strategy was to reduce the spread of the virus, but also to consider other aspects of public health and protect freedom and fundamental rights.

    August 15, 2022
  • Anthropause: The Healing Period for Wildlife 

    Anthropause: The Healing Period for Wildlife 

    This pandemic showed us how one does not require to extensively work towards capturing animals to protect them but give them a chance to live free and give them that environment by not taking over the flora and fauna where they inhibit.

    July 28, 2022
  • Science-based measures

    Science-based measures

    The main reason was that the number of new cases had been on a steady decline even after most social restrictions were lifted.

    July 25, 2022
  • Children’s education

    Children’s education

    The order states that the data relating to the children who require monetary assistance for admission can be forwarded to the district education officers.

    July 24, 2022
  • S. Korea vows to join efforts to build global health care system for future

    S. Korea vows to join efforts to build global health care system for future

    Foreign ministers from over 25 countries, the African Union, the World Health Organization and World Bank took part in the ministerial meeting.

    July 21, 2022
  • Measures counter food security risks

    Measures counter food security risks

    A joint statement led by the World Bank was issued recently to call for urgent action to address the global food security crisis.

    July 21, 2022
  • The GDP Paradox~II

    The GDP Paradox~II

    Successful development practitioners have always recognized the richness of this local wisdom.

    July 21, 2022
  • Chinese checkers

    Chinese checkers

    Pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions as well as global semiconductor shortages have brought home to the EU the need for like-minded, reliable partners.

    July 20, 2022
  • The GDP Paradox~I

    The GDP Paradox~I

    Since GDP is a gross value, the implications of the negative factors which erode the actual value don’t get netted, and hence there is a distortion.

    July 20, 2022
  • Trinamool to screen Mamata’s July 21 speech in seven other states too

    Trinamool to screen Mamata’s July 21 speech in seven other states too

    With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee all set to highlight her Trinamool Congress' national plans against the backdrop of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls at her Martyrs' Day speech here on July 21, the party has prepared a plan to telecast her speech on giant screens in the capitals of other seven states too.

    July 16, 2022