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Coronavirus Is Here To Stay, Will Not Vanish Completely: WHO
Pandemic Surged Medical Waste, Threatens Health, Environment: WHO

More than 8 billion doses of vaccine have also been administered, globally producing 144,000 tonnes of additional waste in the form of syringes, needles, and safety boxes.

WHO
Pandemic Entering "New Phase," Yet Too Early To Drop Guard: WHO

WHO Regional Director for Europe warned that "it is far too early to relax" because new Covid-19 variants are almost certain to emerge.

 55 SCR Train Services Stand Cancelled For One More Week
Covid-19 Pandemic: 55 Trains Stand Cancelled For One More Week

The trains include several trains plying from major stations such as Secunderabad, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Kalaburgi, and Chennai.

Snowfall in Kashmir
Against All Odds: Children Attending Classes On A Hard Snow Day Has A Lesson In Itself

These children managing to overcome the challenges of snow in Jammu Kashmir to attend classes, is just so fantastic. Take a look at some of the pictures from snow-covered Barmulla as students defy all odds to continue with their offline classes during this pandemic.

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Odisha Govt Announces Rs 3,000 Financial Assistance For Over 1 Lakh Street Vendors
Odisha Govt Announces Rs 3,000 Financial Assistance For Over 1 Lakh Street Vendors

Earlier on Thursday, Patnaik had announced special Covid assistance for newspaper hawkers in the State. Under the scheme, each registered hawker will get an assistance of Rs 6,000 which will benefit around 7000 registered hawkers across the State.

25 Lakh Weddings This Marriage Season To Create Business Opportunity Of Rs 3 Lakh Crore
25 Lakh Weddings This Marriage Season To Create Business Opportunity Of Rs 3 Lakh Crore

The Confederation of All India Traders expects as many as 25 lakh marriages would be solemnised across the nation and, in turn, it would create business of a whooping Rs 3 lakh crore.

UGC Chairman On New Education Policy: COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Implementation
UGC Chairman On New Education Policy: COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Implementation

The timing of the new NEP’s announcement was good. However, the pandemic has affected its implementation, says UGC Chairman.

PM Modi
Economy Bouncing Back At Fast Pace Post-Pandemic: PM Modi

We should insist on buying every little thing which is 'Made In India', and this will be possible only with our combined efforts.

Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Enter US From Nov 8
Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Enter US From Nov 8

For unvaccinated Americans returning to the US, the coordinator said they will be "subject to stricter testing requirements", including a test within one day of departure and proof that they have bought a test to take after arriving.

IMF
IMF Commends India's 'Swift, Substantial' Response To Pandemic

The foreign exchange reserves have increased because of net inflows and improvement in the current account, it said, but expected a "return to a deficit of about 1 per cent of the GDP in FY2021/22 due to a gradual recovery in domestic demand and higher oil prices".

Online Education
Most Indians Spent 522 Hours On Online Education In Pandemic Year: Survey

Indians are spending close to Rs 8,500 on average, mostly for digital payments a month and 28 per cent smartphone users spending around Rs 1,000 on infotainment monthly.

Director of Sate Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19: Next 3 Months Crucial For Odisha, Warns Top Health Official

Briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the Capital city, the Health Services Director said, “The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern. Every day, 200 to 400 infections are being detected in the Capital City."

Covid Blues: No Excitement For ‘Jari Medha’ Artisans Of Cuttack This Durga Puja
Covid Blues: No Excitement For ‘Jari Medha’ Artisans Of Cuttack This Durga Puja

Around 15-20 artisans of Alamchand Bazar said that the profit they earn by making jari medha for Dusshera and other pujas like Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja and Kartik Puja during four months of the festive season is enough to feed their families the entire year.

Maintain precautions as Covid not over yet, warns AIIMS chief
Maintain Precautions As Covid Not Over Yet, Warns AIIMS Chief

Dr Guleria warned that, at the current time, it is premature to say the pandemic has become endemic and we still need to be extremely cautious as we don't know how will the virus behave in coming times.

Covid-19 In Endemic Stage, Complacency May Lead To Pandemic Again, Warns Top Odisha Health Official
Covid-19 In Endemic Stage, Complacency May Lead To Pandemic Again, Warns Top Odisha Health Official

People should strictly abide by Covid appropriate behaviour and take upon themselves the responsibility to avoid contracting the virus, said Mohapatra

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