Tedros likened the pandemic response to a marathon race.
UNICEF also applauded the hard work and effort of the scientists, health practitioners, vaccine manufacturers, and policymakers for the timely availability of the vaccine for fighting the deadly disease.
The untimely demise of popular Ollywood actor Raimohan Parida has left everyone shocked. The actor died by suicide, but people who know the actor personally say it is difficult to believe that the actor could take such an extreme step. Though what drove the actor to take the drastic step is still unclear, many from the cine and glamour industry see the ugly hands of COVID19 in the untimely death of the actor.
Noting that the lack of access to computers, laptops, and digital hardware amongst lawyers in rural areas and the resultant digital divide is a genuine problem, Rijiju said that to overcome this problem of the digital divide, 493 eSewa Kendras have been set up in High Courts and district courts across the country which gives lawyers easy access to e-Court facilities and internet facility.
The minister pointed out that in the last 7 years and 9 months of the present government till December 2021, India recieved FDI inflows of $500.5 billion, which is 65 per cent higher than the inflows during the 10 years of the UPA government.
The NEP further states that all programmes, courses, curricula, and pedagogy across subjects, including those in-class, online, and in ODL modes as well as student support will aim to achieve global standards of quality, the minister added.
Dhanu Jatra was cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Unicef said 426 million children globally, or nearly one in five, live in conflict zones which are becoming more intense, with women and girls at the highest risk of conflict-related sexual violence.
With net NPAs declining to the lowest levels in the last six years, the legacy asset provisioning for the banks has been declining in relation to their core operating profits.
A few large high-income countries have not yet reported data to WHO.
After 18 months, though there are many tech companies that have decided to continue remote work, some IT firms are reportedly planning to bring employees back to the office. As per reports, IT firms are taking this decision as Covid-19 cases are steadily declining and most employees are vaccinated. Leading IT firms such as TCS, Wipro and Apple are reportedly asking their employees to follow the hybrid style of working, where one is expected to work for 2-3 days from office and the next 2-3 days from home.
During the current Covid wave, preparations were made to establish 'Energy Science and Engineering' department at IIT Delhi. This new undergraduate B. Tech programme in 'Energy Engineering' will be introduced from this year.
New Delhi: Search engine giant Google on Tuesday rolled out an India-specific website on coronavirus that delivers comprehensive information about the COVID-19 pandemic. The dedicated site also streams info about how to stay productive during this time. The website ‘www.google.co.in/covid19‘ contains information such as key helpline numbers, content about symptoms, protective measures, known treatments, and […]
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday allowed godowns (warehouses) and cold storages to store any goods as it exempted them from the COVID19 lockdown while directing states and Union Territories to follow the measures as well as ensuring the movement of employees of manufacturing units of essential goods. Union Home Secretary […]
Puri: You might have come across numerous instances of suffering during COVID-19 pandemic. But here is an exultant tale of a couple, who after facing a lot of hardships, finally tied the nuptial knot following a 14-day institutional quarantine in Odisha upon their return from Gujarat. Prior to their marriage, both Saurabh Das and Pinki […]