Omicron Variant: Source of Natural Immunity? Here's What Experts Have to Say

COVID-19: Natural Immunity Was More Effective Than Vaccines For Delta Variant

A new study has brought to fore that a prior infection from the virus provided as much protection from a repeat bout of infection as vaccines did (Representative Image: Shutterstock) People who are both unvaccinated and don’t have a history of prior infection are at maximum risk, said the research While most of the world […]

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These Outdoor Activities Put You at Higher Risk of Contracting Covid-19: Study

These Outdoor Activities Put You at Higher Risk of Contracting Covid-19: Study

We are witnessing a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, mostly infections from the new Omicron variant. At least 1,79,723 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Monday alone, as per a Times of India report, and there is a renewed necessity to take detailed precautions to protect ourselves from this new […]

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Jammu-Kashmir Admin Orders Online Classes up to College Level Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Jammu-Kashmir Admin Orders Online Classes up to College Level Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday issued fresh guidelines, including adoption of online classes up to college level, and optimal use of virtual mode for conducting official meetings. The decision to this effect was taken by the State Executive Committee (SEC) which met under the chairmanship of Chief […]

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Schools Shutdown: From Bihar to Tamil Nadu, List of States Moving Back to Online Classes

Schools Shutdown: From Bihar to Tamil Nadu, List of States Moving Back to Online Classes

Most states are now shutting schools amid a rise in the number of Covid-19 and Omicron cases. With the closure of physical classes, the schools are reporting to online classes once again. From Bihar to West Bengal, here is a list of states to shutting schools in physical mode. Bihar: Schools, colleges, coaching centres, and hostels have been shut […]

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Tamil Nadu to West Bengal: List of States to Shut Schools from Tomorrow

Tamil Nadu to West Bengal: List of States to Shut Schools from Tomorrow

As Omicron cases continue to rise, several governments have either announced the closure of schools from tomorrow, January 3 while some are mulling shutting down educational institutions. From Haryana to West Bengal, here is a list of states to shutting schools from tomorrow. Tamil Nadu: Schools have now closed in the state due to rising Omicron cases in the […]

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In 2022, India Needs New Teaching Techniques, Digital Heavy Curriculum

In 2022, India Needs New Teaching Techniques, Digital Heavy Curriculum

The education landscape in India has witnessed a tectonic shift this past year with the impact of the pandemic and the devastating second wave that hit closer to home. As schools and colleges across the country were suddenly bereft of the usual student chatter and in-person classroom lectures, India embraced a new age of remote […]

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Education Minister, Health Minister Asks 15 to 18 Year Olds to Register at CoWIN

Education Minister, Health Minister Asks 15 to 18 Year Olds to Register at CoWIN

Registrations have begun for Covid-19 vaccination for children aged between 15 and 18 years on the CoWIN portal at cowin.gov.in. The vaccine option for children, however, would only be Covaxin. It is eligible for all those who have been born in 2007 or before. The vaccination process will start on Monday, January 3. Taking to Twitter, […]

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Odisha Govt Defers Schools Reopening from January 3 Amid Omicron

Odisha Govt Defers Schools Reopening from January 3 Amid Omicron

The Odisha government has postponed the reopening of schools for classes 1 to 5. They were scheduled to reopen from Monday, January 3. The state I & PR department said that the government has decided to postpone the reopening of the primary schools owing to the spike in Covid-19 cases in the past two days. […]

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