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NEP 2020: Knowledge economy for the globalised world

The New Education Policy will boost the economy, help reap the demographic dividend and will become a catalyst to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Read more »
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Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
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Covid-19: Pregnancy and childbirth in the times of coronavirus pandemic

Current evidence suggests that pregnant women are at no greater risk of becoming seriously ill than other healthy adults if they develop coronavirus infection. Read more »
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Covid-19 updates: India’s case fatality rate drops to 2.25%

India recorded 47,704 new cases and 654 deaths in the last one day. The country registered more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the fifth day running. Read more »
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Covid-19 vaccine: The thrilling race for the magic bullet

There was no confirmatory evidence to directly suggest that this new vaccine from Oxford will protect you from infection by the current bug. Read more »
SEASONAL FISHING BAN AND FISHERFOLK

Addressing livelihood issues of fisherfolk during fishing ban

As seasonal ban results in livelihood issues among fisherfolk, there is a need to ensure them benefit of schemes such as free ration, MGNREGA and PM-KISAN. Read more »
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Online learning: Opportunities in the time of Covid pandemic

Inattentive students, multiple logins, peeping parents and bullying give a tough time to teachers. Can online education be more engaging and fun. Read more »
Domestic violence on the rise during lockdowns

Shadow pandemic: Tackling domestic violence amid Covid-19 outbreak

Household stress and domestic conflicts caused by unemployment, income loss and other hardships affect family welfare, parenting quality and old-age support. Read more »
Covid-19 coronavirus explainer

Covid-19 explainer: All you need to know about how coronavirus is transmitted

There are too many questions unanswered about the coronavirus pandemic. What is available to the public is a mix of fear, knowledge and gossips that is not very useful. Read more »
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Covid-19: Need guidelines for using data to combat pandemic

Technology can play a key role in combating COVID-19, but there is a need to get the policies right. Read more »