Class 12 Board Exams Cancelled

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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New Delhi: There will be no exams this year for CBSE Class 12 students due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. The decision, he said, was taken in the interest of students. “Health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no […]

PM announces free education, health insurance for children orphaned by Covid-19

Saturday, May 29th, 2021
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New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a number of welfare measures for children who lost their parents to COVID-19, including ensuring a corpus of Rs 10 lakh when they turn 18 and providing for their education. Chairing a meeting to deliberate on steps which can be taken to support such children, […]

Former DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal appointed CBI Director

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

New Delhi : A committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and comprising Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Congress Lok Sabha floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday appointed IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal as the new Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director. The 1985 batch officer from Maharashtra cadre is currently posted […]

Birla High School Alumni Kolkata distributes free Milk, biscuits, cakes and rations to needy

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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Kolkata : The corona pandemic has increased unemployment in India. More so of the daily wage earners in the unorganised sector and has compelled them to go hungry at times. Birla High School Alumni has started an initiative to feed the needy. Everyday around 2000 people are being provided free food. Keeping in view of […]

Education Minister to share final decision on CBSE 12 Board Exam 2021 soon

Sunday, May 23rd, 2021
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New Delhi : Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank after charing a high-level meeting today said that both students’ and teachers’ safety, security, and future are supremely important on holding the Class 12 board exams amid pandemic He said,” I’m confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the […]

India’s two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar arrested

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

New Delhi : India’s two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for over a fortnight for alleged links with the murder of former international wrestler Sagar Dhankar, was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday, according to a source. “Kumar has been arrested near Jalandhar. His associate Ajay Kumar, accused in the case, […]

‘Jahan bimaar, wahin upchaar’ PM pitches for ‘doorstep treatment’ for COVID

Friday, May 21st, 2021
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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged bringing medical services closer to COVID-19 patients, coming up with a new mantra — Jahan bimaar, wahin upchaar — at a video conference with doctors where he choked up while speaking of lives lost to the virus. Though the pandemic has been checked to an […]

Special hospital wards will be set up to fight ‘black fungus’

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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New Delhi’ : Special hospital wards will be set up in India’s capital New Delhi to fight ‘black fungus’, authorities said Thursday as the life-threatening infection surged among coronavirus patients. A rare disease in normal times, authorities say thousands have developed Mucormycosis or black fungus across India as it battles a Covid-19 wave that has […]

‘Corona Devi’ Idol installed to protect people from pandemic at a temple in Coimbatore

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Coimbatore : The authorities of Kamatchipuri Adhinam, a temple in Coimbatore, have consecrated ‘Corona Devi’, a black stone idol of 1.5 feet tall, to protect people from the virus. The temple management is planning to organize Maha Yagam soon with special poojas to the deity for 48 days. This comes at a time when when […]

Covaxin trials in children between 2 and 18 years to begin in 10-12 days

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

New Delhi: The Phase II/III clinical trials of Covaxin, indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, in the 2-18-year-olds will begin in the next 10-12 days, senior NITI Aayog member VK Paul announced Tuesday. The proposal was deliberated in Subject Expert Committee (SEC) (COVID-19) on May 11, the Health Ministry said last week. On May 13, India gave clearance […]