Covid impact

DCPCR launches journal on kids during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the DCPCR, the journal saw submissions from over 100 authors from across the country, publishing 26 articles including research, commentary and book reviews.

published on : 24th October 2021

Brief gains in air quality worldwide in 2020 due to COVID lockdowns: UN

The Geneva-based agency noted an "unprecedented decrease" in pollutant emissions as many governments restricted gatherings, closed schools, and imposed lockdowns.

published on : 3rd September 2021

No one went hungry during Covid, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Stating that the world has been taking note of the Garib Kalyan Yojna, the PM said that 80 crore people are getting double ration, the free grains in addition to the National Food Security Act

published on : 4th August 2021

COVID-19 linked to substantial impact on intelligence, finds UK study

Scientists tested 81,337 participants between January and December 2020 with a clinically validated web-optimised assessment as part of the Great British Intelligence Test.

published on : 26th July 2021

Covid hospitalisation costs equal to average Indian worker's 7-month pay: Study

This meant that to afford hospital isolation, regular employees would need to spend the equivalent of 124 days of wages while self-employed and casual workers would spend 170 days, and 257 days respec

published on : 21st July 2021

No Rath Yatra in Jharkhand this year due to COVID-19: CM Hemant Soren 

Jharkhand's coronavirus tally stands at 3,46,279, of which 423 are active cases, while 3,40,737 people have recovered from the disease and 5,119 patients have succumbed to the infection to date.

published on : 12th July 2021

COVID-19 impact: AFC to reschedule qualifiers of 2022 Women's Asian Cup in India 

The tournament proper is supposed to be held in India from January 20 to February 6, 2022, while the qualifying event is currently scheduled for September 13 to 25 this year.

published on : 5th July 2021

Over 70% of migrant workers stayed put in hometowns fearing contracting Covid-19, finds survey

Over 45 per cent workers feared 'sudden lockdowns'. Around 55 per cent of the migrant workers who ventured out reported that they were now moving for a shorter duration as compared to before.

published on : 25th June 2021

Small films, big challenges

While corporate production houses are able to wait out the lockdown, how are individual producers managing? We speak with them to understand how they are planning to tackle the present challenges

published on : 23rd June 2021

Early diagnosis of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in kids can reduce morbidity, say experts

Experts say some children with asymptomatic or mild COVID-19 have also developed this disease.

published on : 7th June 2021

Covid-19 impact: IndiGo's losses swell by 2,384.8% in FY21 to Rs 5,806.4 crore

IndiGo's revenue from operations declined by 59.1 per cent during the fiscal to 14,640.6 crore as against Rs 35,756 crore in FY20, the company informed in a regulatory filing. 

published on : 5th June 2021

Covid 19 impact: Assocham seeks wage support, interest subsidy to help industry

It has suggested that the surplus funds of Employees State Insurance Corporation should be used for providing wage support measures/stimulus packages for the employees.

published on : 2nd June 2021

German inflation hits highest mark in a decade in May

The May spike was mainly driven by a 10-percent hike in energy prices year-on-year, Destatis said, up from nearly eight percent in April, when inflation grew 2.0 percent year-on-year.

published on : 31st May 2021

COVID-19 impact: AIFF's committee recommends doing away with I-League relegation

Manipur-based club Neroca FC had finished at the bottom of the table in the last I-League.

published on : 14th May 2021
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