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A volunteer stands on a zebra crossing holding a banner asking drivers to turn off the engine of their vehicles while waiting at a red light, as part of a campaign against pollution, in New Delhi on November 17, 2021. Image Credit: AP New Delhi: Schools have been closed indefinitely and some coal-fired power plants …

NEW DELHI – More students in India entered a classroom for the first time in nearly 18 months on September 1, as authorities gave the green light to partially reopen more schools despite the apprehension of some parents and the signs that the infections are returning. Schools and colleges in at least six other states …

NEW DELHI (AP) – More students in India will be able to enter a classroom for the first time in nearly 18 months on Wednesday, as authorities gave the green light to partially reopen more schools despite apprehension of some parents and signs that infections are on the rise again. Schools and colleges in at …

Indian schools have started to reopen after being closed for more than a year as cases of COVID-19 have started to decline. The government gave the green light to reopen schools on Tuesday in at least five states and union territories, including Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Schools have done so with caution, with strict COVID-19 …

DHAKA: The world’s first generic version of Pfizer’s new COVID-19 treatment was already available in pharmacies in Bangladesh on Saturday, two days after the country’s drug regulator cleared its emergency use. Pfizer’s new drug, Paxlovid, is a combined oral therapy for people with mild to moderate symptoms who are at high risk of developing severe …

By KRUTIKA PATHI, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – More students in India will be able to enter a classroom for the first time in nearly 18 months on Wednesday, as authorities gave the green light to partially reopen more schools despite apprehension of some parents and signs that infections are on the rise again. …

Two days ago, on August 16, schools in the country’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, were reportedly reopened for grades 9 to 12 with 50 percent attendance. Another circular issued by the state government today, August 18, informs that education in public schools for grades 6 to 8 will begin from August 23, while for …

An urgent priority must now be to develop a plan and a roadmap to open schools safely. (Representative image) New Delhi: India is one of the few countries where schools are closed the longest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of July 2021, around 175 countries had opened schools. In many countries, including …

India on Friday strongly condemned the remarks by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkır (of Turkey) on Jammu and Kashmir. During his visit to Pakistan, the UNGA president unwittingly compared the Kashmir issue to the Palestinian dispute and said Pakistan should raise the Kashmir issue more forcefully at the United Nations. He further …

In the village of Vyas Nahari in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand in India, seven-year-old Riddhi Chauhan struggles to read simple words after more than a year without a school during the Covid-19 pandemic. Although teachers tried to send teaching materials over the phone during the extended school shutdown, Riddhi’s mother Parihibi admits she had …