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कोरोना वायरस: देश में रिकवरी रेट करीब 60 फीसदी, पिछले 24 घंटे में 11,881 मरीज ठीक हुए
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कोरोना वायरस: देश में रिकवरी रेट करीब 60 फीसदी, पिछले 24 घंटे में 11,881 मरीज ठीक हुए

केंद्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय के मुताबिक, पिछले 24 घंटे में 11,881 मरीज कोरोना संक्रमण से ठीक हुए है. भारत में रिकवरी रेट 59.52 फीसदी हो गई है. Source link
“Bubbles”: How England Plans To Reopen Schools
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“Bubbles”: How England Plans To Reopen Schools

All pupils in England will be expected to return to school in September.London (Reuters): All pupils in England will be expected to return to school in September as part of government plans unveiled on Thursday, which include dividing students into separate groups to limit the spread of COVID-19.At present, only some students in certain year groups and the children of key workers are at school, depending on the area and set-up."Bubbles"Schools will be asked to maintain distinct student groups, known as bubbles, which strive to not mix with pupils in other bubbles. They could be the size of a class or a year group.This makes it easier to pinpoint who needs to self-isolate if there is a positive case and will keep that number to a minimum, the education ministry said.Officials acknowledge...
Food Poisoning Hits Some 3,500 In Japan Schools
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Food Poisoning Hits Some 3,500 In Japan Schools

Almost 3,500 teachers and students at more than a dozen public schools. (Representational)TOKYO (Reuters): Almost 3,500 teachers and students at more than a dozen public schools in Japan's Yashio city have become sick with diarrhoea and stomach pains in a mass food poisoning outbreak.Saitama prefecture said on Thursday that 3,453 people in 15 elementary and middle schools in Yashio, a city of 92,000 just north of Tokyo, had been affected after eating a lunch supplied by the TQC cooperative on June 26.Out of a total of nearly 7,000 people examined, more than 2,000 elementary school students and over 1,100 middle school students were shown to have food poisoning, the prefecture said, adding it was investigating the origins of the outbreak.The lunch included fried chicken, a tuna/potato di...
Victorious Kidss Educares adopts to prompt changes initiated by IB – Times of India
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Victorious Kidss Educares adopts to prompt changes initiated by IB – Times of India

PUNE: During the current crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, the Victorious Kidss Educares, an IB World School, has modified many of the face to face offerings transitioning them online. They have increased the number of webinars on topics of interest to schools and continue to add more free offerings each month. They have undertaken several initiatives to help students and teachers to sail through this pandemic smoothly. In an effort to support teachers, the schools have provided a highly interactive professional resource containing four topics that include the IB teacher professional, strong central ideas, learning in a transdisciplinary world, and inquiry happens everywhere. All these workshops are available in English, Spanish, French and Arabic, said President of VKE, Robbin Ghos...
England vs West Indies: Sam Curran Undergoes Coronavirus Test After Falling Ill | Cricket News
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England vs West Indies: Sam Curran Undergoes Coronavirus Test After Falling Ill | Cricket News

Sam Curran experienced sickness and diarrhoea and has been tested for coronavirus.© Twitter England all-rounder Sam Curran on Thursday underwent COVID-19 test after he got ill and is currently self-isolating in his hotel room at the Ageas Bowl, ruling him out of the remainder of the intra-squad warm-up match here. "England all-rounder Sam Curran has had sickness and diarrhoea overnight. He is feeling better this afternoon, and has been self-isolating in his room at the Ageas Bowl. He will play no further part in the practice match," the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement. "He has been monitored by the team doctor throughout and was tested for COVID-19 earlier today," the statement said, without mentioning when the result will be available.Curran had ...
Donald Trump Cheers US Economy After June Jobs Surge Despite Covid-19
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Donald Trump Cheers US Economy After June Jobs Surge Despite Covid-19

President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed new data showing huge jobs gains in June.Washington, United States: President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed new data showing huge jobs gains in June, but continued to downplay surging COVID-19 cases that could reverse the tentative recovery.Employers brought 4.8 million people back to work last month, two million in the hard-hit leisure and hospitality sector, the Labor Department reported, which dropped the jobless rate by two points to 11.1 percent.The new data together with the 2.7 million jobs won back in May means the economy has regained 7.5 million of the more than 22 million jobs lost since mid-March amid the coronavirus pandemic as businesses were closed nationwide to prevent the spread of infections.Speaking to reporters at the White...
UoH constitutes task-force for resumption of academic activites – Times of India
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UoH constitutes task-force for resumption of academic activites – Times of India

HYDERABAD: The University of Hyderabad has constituted a task force to chalk out a clear road map for resumption of teaching-learning activities that were suspended on March 15 because of the spread of the coronavirus throughout the country, including Hyderabad. The 12-member task force, to be chaired by Prof Vinod Pavarala, former dean of the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication, has been mandated to consult various stakeholders of the university to chalk out the action plan. “This includes practical steps for starting classes for ongoing students as well as for those who will be joining the university this academic year. The task force will examine and recommend a range of teaching methods incorporating face-to-face, online and blended modes of delivery of course cont...
आज 378 लोगों की जान गई; चेन्नई में मरने वालों का आंकड़ा एक हजार के करीब पहुंचा, ठाणे में अब तक 1,025 मौतें
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आज 378 लोगों की जान गई; चेन्नई में मरने वालों का आंकड़ा एक हजार के करीब पहुंचा, ठाणे में अब तक 1,025 मौतें

गुरुवार को महाराष्ट्र में सबसे ज्यादा 125 लोगों ने जान गंवाई, यहां मरने वालों का आंकड़ा 8,178 हुआदिल्ली में 61 और तमिलनाडु में 57 मौतें, गुजरात में 19 और उत्तर प्रदेश में 17 लोगों ने जान गंवाई दैनिक भास्करJul 02, 2020, 11:33 PM ISTनई दिल्ली. देश में कोरोना संक्रमण से मरने वालों की संख्या 18,226  हो गई है। गुरुवार को 378 लोगों की मौत हुई। तमिलनाडु की राजधानी में मरने वालों की संख्या एक हजार के करीब हो गई है। यहां अब तक 961 लोगों की मौत हो चुकी है। राज्य में 1,321 मरीज दम तोड़ चुके हैं। महाराष्ट्र में सबसे ज्यादा 125 मरीजों की मौत हुई। ठाणे देश का तीसरा शहर बन गया है, जहां एक हजार से ज्यादा लोगों की मौत हो चुकी है। शहर में अब तक 1,025 लोगों की मौत हुई है। राज्य की बात करें तो यहां अब तक 8,178 लोग जान गंवा चुके हैं। उधर, देश की राजधानी दिल्ली में 61 मरीजों ने दम तोड़ दिया। यहां 2,864 मौतें ...
Sam Curran self-isolating and awaiting coronavirus test results after feeling ill
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Sam Curran self-isolating and awaiting coronavirus test results after feeling ill

England all-rounder Sam Curran is awaiting the results of a coronavirus test after sickness forced him out of an intra-squad warm-up match ahead of the Test series against the West Indies. Sam Curran is self-isolating after falling ill. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSam Curran has been placed in self-isolation and tested for Covid-19Sam Curran experienced sickness and diarrhoea on Wednesday nightCurran had scored 15 not out on the first day of England’s intra-squad warm-up matchEngland all-rounder Sam Curran on Thursday underwent COVID-19 test after he got ill and is currently self-isolating in his hotel room at the Ageas Bowl, ruling him out of the remainder of the intra-squad warm-up match here."England all-rounder Sam Curran has had sickness and diarrhea overnight. He is feeling better this af...
NCERT Alternative Academic Calendar for Primary Stages Part-II released – Times of India
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NCERT Alternative Academic Calendar for Primary Stages Part-II released – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday released the Alternative Academic Calendar for Primary Stages Part-II i.e., classes 1 to 5. The NCERT has developed an Alternative Academic Calendar for all the stages of school education. The calendar provides guidelines to teachers on the use of various technological tools and social media tools that are available for imparting education to students in fun-filled and interesting ways. "This Calendar contains detailed guidelines for teachers on the use of technology & social media tools to impart education while the students are at home, the minister tweeted. This calendar will cater to the need of all children including Divyang children (Children with Special Need). The links for audiobo...