Tag: Covid Pandemic

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44 students of top university in Cuttack test Covid positive

According to sources, samples of 234 students were collected of which 44 found infected with the virus.

  • Wednesday, 13 July 2022
Covid poo test for bats may help pandemic monitoring
Covid poo test for bats may help pandemic monitoring

The team's test protocol was trialled with several captive and around 250 wild bats as part of a larger study. They discovered none were positive for SARS-CoV-2, although some were positive for other coronaviruses.

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
Retail sector surpasses pre-pandemic levels with 47% y-o-y growth: Report
Retail sector surpasses pre-pandemic levels with 47% y-o-y growth: Report

While leadership roles with experience of 16+ years exhibited steepest growth of 29 per cent amongst all experience levels, intermediate and mid senior level roles showed growth of 24 per cent and 22 per cent respectively. Fresher roles or entry level roles too showed stable high teenage growth.

  • Monday, 09 May 2022
Odisha govt orders for precautionary surveillance measures as COVID surges in various states
Odisha govt orders for precautionary surveillance measures as COVID surges in various states

The Odisha government on Tuesday ordered all local administrative authorities to enhance precautionary surveillance measures as several states in the country stare at a fresh surge of Covid cases which has triggered concerns over a fourth wave of the pandemic.

  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022
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UGC Asks Colleges, Varsities to Create Additional Seats for Covid-Orphaned Under PM Cares Scheme

It said the Ministry of Women and Child Development is identifying these children from across the country so that all possible support is extended to them.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
WHO on COVID
COVID19 Cases Are Rising Again: WHO

COVID19 Cases Are Rising Again: WHO

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  • Thursday, 17 March 2022
Covid-19 Pandemic 'Far From Over': WHO
Covid-19 Pandemic 'Far From Over': WHO

Meanwhile, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres also supported the WHO chief's assessment.

  • Thursday, 10 March 2022
Union Budget Aims To Bridge Gap Created By Education Loss During Pandemic: FM
Union Budget Aims To Bridge Gap Created By Education Loss During Pandemic: FM

While underlining the importance of synergy among various government departments, she said: "Hon'ble Prime Minister's Gati Shakti plan is an umbrella for several projects of different departments and envisages states' participatory role leading to synergy and a multiplier effect especially in infrastructure."

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
Covid Pandemic May End In 2022: WHO
Covid Pandemic May End In 2022: WHO

Several countries have seen a decline in Omicron variant-led Covid surge. The decrease in cases has also led to lifting restrictions. Sweden, Denmark, and Norway have all lifted Covid restrictions as they look to reclassify the virus as a disease that does not pose a threat to society. The UK and the US are soon likely to follow.

  • Monday, 21 February 2022
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WHO Chief Calls For Cooperation, Financing To End Covid Pandemic

Tedros called on all countries to fill the urgent financing gap of $16 billion for the Access to Covid-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator to make vaccines, tests, treatments and personal protective equipment available globally.

  • Saturday, 19 February 2022
Offline Classes Resume In Schools, Colleges In Odisha After Covid Pause
Offline Classes Resume In Schools, Colleges In Odisha After Covid Pause

Students of Class VIII will attend their classes between 10 am to 1 pm while the timing for Class IX is fixed between 10 am and 4 pm. Elaborate arrangements have been put in place at school campuses in accordance with the Covid protocols. 

  • Monday, 07 February 2022
‘Towards Endemic’
Covid-19 Heading Towards Endemic Stage In India: Top Delhi AIIMS Doctor Reveals

Covid-19 Heading Towards Endemic Stage In India: Top Delhi AIIMS Doctor Reveals

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  • Monday, 24 January 2022
WHO Warns Covid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Reovid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Records
WHO Warns Covid Pandemic Not Over Amid Europe Case Records

The WHO's emergencies director, Mike Ryan, also warned that Omicron's increased transmissibility is likely to drive a rise in hospitalisations and deaths, especially in nations where fewer people are vaccinated.

  • Friday, 21 January 2022
Put Off OPSC Civil Services Main Exam, Aspirants Urge Odisha CM
Put Off OPSC Civil Services Main Exam, Aspirants Urge Odisha CM

The Odisha Civil Services (Main) Examination-2020 is slated to be conducted from January 20, 2022 to February 6, 2022 (Except 26.01.2022 & 05.02.2022).  

  • Thursday, 13 January 2022
RBI Extends Deadline For Periodic KYC Update Till March 31
RBI Extends Deadline For Periodic KYC Update Till March 31

In May, the RBI had advised the regulated entities not to impose punitive restriction on operations of accounts of customers for their failure to comply with the KYC updation norms till December-end.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
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