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MHA allows final-year exams in universities

In a letter to the Union Higher Education Secretary, it said that the final Term Examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities and as per the Standard Operating Procedure  approved by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Read More »

Global experts warn of COVID-19 being airborne threat

In a comment piece that takes direct aim at the World Health Organization for its reluctance to update its advice, researchers recommended new measures including increasing indoor ventilation, installing high-grade air filters and UV lamps, and preventing overcrowding in buildings and transport. “There is significant potential for inhalation exposure to ... Read More »

UGC allows final-year exams in universities

In a letter to the Union Higher Education Secretary, it said that the final Term Examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities and as per the Standard Operating Procedure  approved by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Read More »

COVID-19 imperils AIDS progress, warns UN

At the start of a week of virtual International AIDS Conferences, the UN said the world was already way off course in its plan to end the public health threat even before COVID-19. Although AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 60 percent since the peak of the HIV epidemic in 2004, ... Read More »

US says foreign students whose classes move online cannot stay

“Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States,” US Immigration and Custom Enforcement said in a statement. “Active students currently in the United States enrolled in such programs must depart the country or take ... Read More »

Digital store launched of used cars in Bhilwara

Bhilwara : Notwithstanding the current economic downturn and extended lockdowns in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd (MFCWL) — India’s leading multi-brand pre-owned cars retailer — digitally launched 34 brand new state-of-the-art used-car stores across Tier II/III cities of 13 Indian states. All these stores were inaugurated ... Read More »

SAIL records highest ever monthly sales and exports in June

In June 2020, the company has also recorded the highest ever exports for any month. It exported 3.4 lakh tonnes steel during this period. It also achieved the best ever June dispatches of rails to the Indian Railways in June’20. Incidentally, for the first time in the country, SAIL flagged ... Read More »