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Owning to the current situation, the exams of University of Delhi have been decided to commence on August 17, 2020, which originally were suppose to commence by July 13, 2020. The UGC claims that the academic credibility ought to be maintained.
In addition to this the dates of the exmination are tentative and that they can further be postponed.

Are you satified with the decision taken by UGC opting for OBE as an alternate method of traditional examinations?

#onlineexams   #OBE   #exams   #exams2020   #DU  

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A return to how life was at the start of 2020 is some way off. Even when lockdown restrictions are eased, coronavirus will affect our lives in many ways. What will struggle to get back to how it was before, and what might change for ever?



From Zooming clients to neighbourhood WhatsApp groups, digital platforms have become the only way for many of us to work, get fit or be educated and entertained. 



We're more relaxed about screen time hours for us and our kids, a huge culture shift from just a few weeks ago. It feels unlikely that'll disappear overnight. 



But key to a recovery will be job creation and keeping down living costs. The former means that, however uneasy, governments may have to tolerate China's continued investment around the globe. 



As for the latter, businesses need to keep costs low, and overseas sourc... Read More

#covid19  #pandemic 

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----- Health -----

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The normalcy till December 2019 is dearly missed by the people across the globe, with no restrictions, stepping out at any time of the day, be it to simply hang out with friends or to sit and have a little “me time” at the café. The sudden outbreak of the deadly virus has affected people of all age groups. The normalcy was an excuse for some to escape the toxic environment of home and take a break from the reality. Alas, 2020 wasn’t in their favour.



Since the lockdown had been implement worldwide, the aim was to eradicate the spread of the virus and eventually, the virus itself. Confining themselves at home, the mental health wasn’t given much of a thought, with the routine life coming to a halt altogether.



For children, they found comfort and pastime in extreme exposure in front of Television screens, and gadgets supporting the usage of internet. In a study i... Read More

#mentalhealthmatters  #mentalhealth  #depression  #PTSD  #stress  #depression  #anxiety  #domesticviolence 

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Only two years after the end of World War II, the French couturier presented a collection that symbolized not only a departure from previous styles, but the beginning of a new society. 



After the war period of utilitarian attires and vestiary austerity, perhaps nothing felt newer than Dior's vision. His first collection rejected the modern course of dressing established in the 1920s and 30s, which intended to liberate women from the restrictive sculptural volumes and corsets of early 20th-century fashion. Instead, he presented an image of radical femininity, achieved by tight-fitting jackets with padded hips, petite waists, and A-line skirts.



Dior became the new star of the Parisian haute couture scene and almost instantly transformed the wardrobe of the contemporary woman. The "New Look," the name by which Dior's style eventually went dow... Read More

#newlook  #fashion 

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----- Education -----

Do you believe Open Book exams for Delhi University are in any way easier or just add to the multitude of infrastructural problems that students today face in India due to the Pandemic for eg electricity cuts and thus making the process of taking online OBE even harder ?
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----- Lifestyle & Habit -----

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Money never sleeps but humans do!

India can grow two-fold by simply sleeping more!

Sacrificing Sleep is the crazy frenzy ‘Habit’ to end up making big bucks in this productivity-obsessed world. Inadequate sleep not only hinders individual health and well-being, but its effects ripple into the economy.

In pursuit of chasing money and fame, people are fast forgetting the power of sleep- a biological necessity and body’s own way of recovery. Vitamin M (money) has become the globally understood language.

Who saw a time where sleep had to be advertised? In lust for monetary increments, we, so called ‘rational consumers’ have lost sight of all rationale.

 In India, 93% of the population is sleep deprived which ... Read More

#productivity #sleep 

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----- Health -----

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In the obituary to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, the British Medical Journal wrote, “… at his professional zenith, he may have had the largest consulting practice in the world, news of his visit to a city or even railway station bringing forth hordes of would-be patients.”



On July 1, 1882, is marked and celebrated in honour of one of the most legendary physicians and the second chief minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Born in Patna, Bengal Presidency, British India, he did his graduation on Mathematician which was followed by study of Medicine in University of Calcutta. A stalwart, he chose to aspire for perfection and went to England to join the prestigious St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London but unfortunately was denied admission in the first attempt. The issue was of the origin from which came; the boy from Asian c... Read More

#nationaldoctorsday  #doctor  #doctorsday 

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It was a proud moment for all the Indians, when United Nations, honored K. K. Shailaja, The Health Minister of the state of Kerala, India for her great efforts to fight against the pandemic COVID-19 in her state.

It was on the 24th of June that Ms. Shailaja was honored and was amongst several esteemed leaders across the globe to be speaking on the ocassion of United Nations Public Service Day.

K. K Shailaja had presented the Kerala model for the fight against COVID-19 in a webinar organized by the UN, on the 24th June.

The webinar was on Pandemic and Public Service Delivery, examining the critical role of public servants... Read More

#unitednations  #un  #kerala 

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----- Lifestyle & Habit -----

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Mr COVID-19 toured all length and breadth across the globe and the unwelcomed guest made us unsafe even in our own bubbled space within the confines of our homes. The ‘Invisible Virus’ brought all of us under the microscope. As the civilization was scrambling to discover the vaccine, the ease in limitations cultivated a “New Normal” vitality for me.

Experiences expresses the essence of viewpoint of life and so let us talk about how I balanced the skepticism of being unproductive and the sensibility of being productive.

When I walk down the lane of ‘small memories' with Mr. Covid-19 who has been indirectly dating me for the last 3 months, I realize that I have harmonized with this “New Culture” of Pandemic.

Initially, the reflections of “Egg me Jams” and the downpour of ‘Online Classes’ blurred my peaceful life. As h... Read More

#lockdown #productivity 

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----- Health -----

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WHO director general Tedros Adhanom has predicted that the number of CoronaVirus cases globally is set to reach 10 million this week. Global cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed 9 million and is currently at 9.3, as Brazil and India brought light on spike in infections, and the United States, China and other suffering countries reported new outbreaks. Since late last year, the virus has spread across the globe and declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, however, differences in testing mean that the number of cases may be understated for some countries. The number could in actual, have crossed the 10 M mark. The number of deaths is a more dependable indicator. The disease has hit certain countries, including Brazil, India and the US, as leaders are unable to effectively comprehend the situation. Meanwhile in Asia, where the disease began, the spread continues, although in China it seems for now to have passed its peak and the second wave of virus coming after ... Read More

#coronavirus  #lockdown  #10millioncased 

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----- Health -----

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AstraZeneca is aiming to produce 2 billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine — and it could be ready by September

  1.  AstraZeneca plans to distribute 1 billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine to low and middle-income countries, with 400 million available this year.
  2. ·In addition, the U.S. and U.K. are set to be sent 400 million vaccine doses between them, starting in September.
  3.  The vaccine, named AZD1222, was originally developed by Oxford University in the U.K.

COVID-19 cases have topped the seven million mark today (June 08) globally. India too is seeing a surge in the number of cases every day. While there still is a long way to go before we put the pandemic behind us, trials and research are going on at warp s... Read More

#WorldfightsCovid #Covid -19

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----- Education -----

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In a recent turn of events, the students who’ve been pursuing their education from the grand state with rich history of Maharashtra, have a profound sigh of relief by the decision of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra to promote students pursuing their final year to cancel all their examinations and promote them on the basis of aggregate marks scored by the student in their previous semester while the students who feel that they can perform better are welcomed to take the examinations in the months of October-November, 2020. The decision was taken in the light of recent events where Mr. Thackrey announced if, under any circumstances the lockdown is extended till June 30, 2020, the state will not have any option but to promote the final year students.



While there surely must’ve been a roar of joy amongst the student, The Governor expressed his on the decision taken by the Chief Minister of Mumbai. Governor B.S. Koshyari claim... Read More

#noexams  #UNIVERSITYexams  #finalyearexam  #noexams  #examscancelled 

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----- Sports -----

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“Australia could return to international action in August with a three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe penciled into the schedule in the northern parts of the country.” But the main question is, this the right time to schedule matches ? There's a risk of infection everywhere, when you leave your house there's a risk, so I think we shouldn't think too much about it and matches should be scheduled later. I understand the concern of the fans but it’s never worth risking lives. But we must understand that it's essential we comply with the protocols and follow the prevention measures as much as we can. Returning to training is the first step but we shouldn't get complacent and we must take all precautions necessary. We'll have to see what the final plan is.



 



"While acknowledging the difficulty in navigating a global pandemic, we are nonetheless encouraged by the pr... Read More

#sports  #covid_19 

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----- Health -----

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A dessert locust, which the citizens have been noticing all over India, belong to the grasshopper family of Acrididae. These are highly mobile creatures which feed on green vegetation, therefore, proving to be one of the most devastating creatures on the planet. As the name suggests, they usually breed in semi-arid/desert regions.

In the past few days, the internet has been flooded with videos depicting swarms of these locusts have been covering the entire roof, walls of buildings of the Indian states of Katol (in Nagpur) on Monday morning, eventually, they made their way from Madhya Pradesh into Amravati district on May 24 as a result of current wind direction. They were also spotted on Jaipur, Rajasthan, Gujrat, and Uttar Pradesh. A swarm of locust entails 150 million per hectare square, and at present these insects can cause major damage to crops.

These species are usually sited along the India-Pakistan Border during the months of July-... Read More

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Recently, India’s Defence Minister inaugurated a motorable road that connects India with China and reduces the time of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra significantly. This road passes through a territory of the Lipulekh pass that Nepal claims as its own. Following this, Nepal released it’s new political map that claims the disputed areas of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh regions (Uttarakhand) & Susta (Bihar) to be a part of its territory. India rejected Nepals new map saying it will not accept ‘‘Artificial enlargement of territorial claims’’ and asked Nepal to return to dialogue. Free movement of people is allowed across the India-Nepal border and it is imperative for both governments to preserve such harmonious ties that only a handful of countries throughout the globe share.



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----- Energy & Environment -----

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AMPHAN”, EVACUATION AMID CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

Know about How India braced to fight the “Virus from Air”

 

AMPHAN pronounced as “UM-PUN” is the super-tropical cyclonic storm with a speed of 240 km/h, a minimum pressure of 925 hPa. A tropical cyclone is a weather phenomenon that is essentially a rapidly rotating storm system with characteristics such as a low-pressure centre, strong winds and thunderstorms that produce heavy rain, among others.

“AMPHAN” like giant engines uses warm, moist air as fuel from the area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal.

 Aman initially grew powerful because the waters it passed over were exceedingly warm, as high as 88 degrees in parts of the Indian Ocean. Warmer water provides more of the ene... Read More

#Amphan #WestBengal #Assam #Odisha #Covid -19#IndiafightsBack 

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----- International affairs -----

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  1. Australia welcomes probe resolution of WHA and promises to offer monetary assistance
  2. China reacts over Australia negative remarks and asks to stop political manouver .
  3. WHA elects 34 new members including India for executive board for 3 year term.
  4. India in top contender list for Director post of executive board - WHA
  5. USA hints WHA over stopping of funding if probe donot goes seriously 
  6. INDIA agrees to increase its monetary contribution in WHA inspite of USA remarks.

#covid19  #who  #narendramodi 

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  1. China agrees on probe of Covid19.
  2. Taiwan not invited by WHO to attend delegate introduction.
  3. Issue of Taiwan neglected not in list of WHA essentials. 
  4. WHA decides to set new credential goals.
  5. Union of India calls for inclusive approach on probe of Covid19  China backs the call.

 

#covid19  #who  #narendramodi 

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“To me, there is only two stans – Hindustan and Foujistan.”

       -Field Marshal K.M Cariappa

Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa who was the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. KM Cariappa was born in a family of farmers, on January 28, in 1899, in Coorg. The man who made Leh part of India.  Cariapppa’s life has been a fascinating combination of character, luck, and circumstances. He had a little hand in speaking Hindi, so people often called him ‘brown Saab’.

In 1942, when he was promoted as the acting lieutenant colonel and the commanding officer of 7th Rajput Machine Gun Battalion, KM Cariappa became the first Indian to do so, in the Indian Army. KM Cariappa was the officer-in-charge of the division of Army and its a... Read More

#IndianArmy #Patriotism #Valour #KM  Carriappa#Tribute 

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----- Law -----

AIMPLB has sent a review request on Ayodha Veridct. Do you think it AIMPLB is disobeying the Honble supreme court? Will something change after reviewing the decision.
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