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Unlock 3.0 guidelines

Unlock 3.0 starting August 1 won’t see too many changes to Covid-19 containment measures but yoga institutes and gyms will be allowed to reopen and night curfews will be lifted.

Schools, colleges, metro rail services, cinema halls and international travel will have to remain suspended. However, exemptions for repatriation and other emergency travel needs will continue to a...


Coronavirus News Updates


Coronavirus cases in India is close to transcend the 9.50 lakh mark due to the rapidly increasing Covid-19 infections in the country. India had registered a record spike of 29,429 coronavirus cases, pus...


Local lockdowns back in India


Several Indian states are back under a strict lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus infections, which started surging soon after lockdown restrictions were eased. But lockdowns are back again in s...


Micro-irrigation Techniques


The farmers, who followed the techniques of farm machineries and equipment, reported decrease in labour cost, reduced cost of cultivation, timeliness of operations, and an increase in soil fertility and&...


College students turn teachers for underprivileged kids

 Absence of physical classes, delayed examination, and the perpetual anxiety of future is making many youngsters worried. But some youngsters, when made to stay indoors during the lockdown, chose to channelise their energies via internet and educate the underprivileged kids. Involved in social welfare, these youngsters are from Delhi University and other varsities, across India.


Coronavirus can be airborne indoors, WHO confirms.

WHO has formally acknowledged the possibility that the novel More

Education to Health: Govt Schemes!

The Indian constitutional framework envisions an equal society sans any discriminatory practises against girls and women. To ensure the creation of the same, the government of India has implemented several beneficial schemes and policies for the girl child in India.

Here we enlist some of the best schemes for t...


Health to Education: 5 Govt Schemes!

Of the innumerable government schemes available in India, only a minor section of the country’s almost 1.36 billion population avails and benefits from them.

India formulates welfare schemes for a cross section of the country’s population with the objective of targeting multiple problems that the...


Woman power to drive rural area

The most recent data on allocation of work under the government’s flagship job guarantee scheme reinforces strongly a trend that has become visible over the past few years — the feminisation of the workforce under this scheme.

Interestingly, states with a...


Higher Education Commission!

The Government is considering the Higher Education Commission of India Bill, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

The Bill repeals the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and the All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987.