Rajshri Deshpande reveals Shah Rukh Khan helped her during Covid pandemic | Bollywood

Rajshri Deshpande is receiving praise from colleagues and fans alike for her touching turn as a grieving parent in the Netflix series Trial By Fire. She plays Neelam Krishnamoorty who, along with her husband Shekhar (Abhay Deol), loses their children in the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy. On Thursday, the actress recently revealed how Shah Rukh … Read more

Three years after COVID lockdowns, the rail industry remembers

On March 23, three years after the first lockdown, the rail industry has come together to organize a Day of Remembrance to celebrate the vital role its people have played in the pandemic, remembering those in the industry who have lost their lives to the virus. The National Railway Museum in York will hold a … Read more

942 new Covid cases in Karnataka, TPR 4.20% | Latest News India

The state reported 942 new cases of Covid-19 in a 24-hour period, bringing the total to 6,898 active cases, according to the state Department of Health’s daily bulletin on Sunday. According to the health department, the positivity rate in the same period. It stood at 4.20%. The capital Bengaluru had 831 infections, taking the total … Read more

Emerging markets to benefit due to China’s Covid relaxations

Chennai, February 2 (IANS): China’s relaxation of its zero Covid-19 policy will benefit emerging markets (EMs) exposed to China’s consumption, S&P Global Ratings said in a report. According to S&P Global Ratings, EMs that are big recipients of Chinese tourists could benefit greatly as travel picks up after almost no outbound Chinese tourism. These … Read more

Edtech in India: Pre-Covid vs During Covid

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Demand for online learning platforms, virtual classrooms, and e-books soared as students and teachers sought ways to continue their education from home. Edtech India: Before and during Covid By India Today Web Desk: Do any of these topics sound familiar? Virtual is the new normal, and funds abound for acquisitions and expansion, here’s another unicorn, … Read more

Karnataka reports 1,053 Covid cases in 24 hours; 966 in Bengaluru | Bengaluru

WhoYamini CS | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan Karnataka reported 1,053 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, slightly lower than the 1,127 cases recorded the day before. The capital Bengaluru has reported 966 cases to the health department. More than 1,000 people were reported to have recovered from the infection. Active cases are 6,454 and the … Read more

FDA axes requirement for positive Covid test before Paxlovid use – Endpoints News

The FDA announced today that doctors and pharmacists can prescribe Paxlovid to patients who do not test positive for Covid-19. CDER Director Patrizia Cavazzoni re-released Paxlovid’s authorization letter on Wednesday, saying she has revised the authorization “to avoid a positive SARS-CoV-2 live viral test result.” The EUA now requires that adults and children 12 years … Read more

Santa Clara County COVID vaccine, testing sites demobilizing

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Santa Clara County will demobilize its COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites later this month, the county announced Wednesday. The county has administered 1.9 million vaccinations since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, making it the nation’s most vaccinated county, according to a press release. But with this winter’s … Read more

Coronavirus vaccine: MIT Professor calls for immediate suspension of COVID mRNA vaccine

A growing number of health professionals are calling for the suspension of the COVID mRNA vaccine. The call to de-vaccinate is growing stronger.Recently, MIT professor Retsef Levi took to Twitter to share the damage mRNA vaccines are causing to young people. “The evidence that mRNA vaccines cause serious harm, especially among young people, is increasingly … Read more

As Maharashtra doubles child welfare grant, benefit yet to reach several Covid orphans

The MAHARASHTRA government on Tuesday increased the subsidy under the Bal Sangopan Yojana for raising children who have lost one of their parents from Rs 1,255 to Rs 2,500. Started in 2008, the Bal Sangopan Yojana program provides monthly financial assistance of Rs 1,125 to students in case of single parent, distressed families, death of … Read more