Three out of every four learners across the globe think that COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the long accepted process of education, revealed a recent study conducted by Pearson, a learning company operating in 70 countries.
Kohima/IBNS: Every morning, 14-year-old Libo M Zhimo – a student of Class 8 in Nagaland’s Zunheboto districts has to take a 30-40 minutes ride to reach a camp located inside a dense forest nearby her village to attend online classes.
New Delhi/IBNS: Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passed away on Tuesday.
Guwahati/IBNS: Amid rising COVID-19 positive cases in Assam, Gauhati University is preparing to start regular classes from September 1.
Dhaka: At least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on early childhood education in their critical pre-school year as COVID-19 shuttered childcare and early education facilities, according to a new research brief published today by UNICEF.
New Delhi/UNI: Due to loss of classroom teaching arising out of closure of schools, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday revised the syllabus for classes IX-XII for academic session 2020-21.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government has decided to throw open the gates of all monuments across the country, including the world-famous Taj Mahal, from July 6, as the country gradually steps out of lockdown even as many states continue to clamp restrictions due to rising coronavirus cases.
It is three months since the first lockdown was announced due to Covid-19. Like all fields, the pandemic has affected the area of education too which has had to take recourse to online learning even from the primary school stage. But lack of universal availability of the electronic tools for learning, has also created a divide between the haves and have-nots. Anju Munshi probes
Bhopal/IBNS: Madhya Pradesh based leaders from various faiths came together recently to spread awareness against the stigma and discrimination prevalent in society owing to an irrational fear of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Covid 19 has already changed the way we have lived so far when we took many things for granted. But as a sign of human resilience, people are also slowly adapting to the change. That includes dressing up fashionably still but keeping in mind the safety concerns. Anju Munshi takes a look at the current scene
Kolkata/IBNS: Malls in Kolkata are safe to visit, assured Sushil Mohta, President, Credai West Bengal, on Monday, with all Covid-19 related hygiene protocols in place.
Kolkata/IBNS: The concept - ‘Eat Healthy to Stay Healthy’ - has changed perceptions towards healthy living in urban India.
Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Kolkata-based cultural and social activist Sundeep Bhutoria, Prahlad Singh Patel, Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), has assured that the government will take suitable measures to support the poor folk artistes and artisans who faced immense hardship in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Kolkata/IBNS: Chowman Chain of Restaurants came forward to host a blood donation drive among its employees in fighting against the pandemic Covid-19.
Kolkata/IBNS: Sumit Ghose, 55, is one of those people who have decided not to let the fear of the pandemic stop them from helping those working on the frontline.