PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 04:42 AM IST
Led by the Education Department, the effort will collect monthly data from 7,000 schools on a range of topics related to Covid-19. It’s the first federal effort to gather data on the pandemic’s impact on education.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:02 AM IST
The measure comes amid infighting within Malaysia’s largest ruling party, the United Malays National Organisation, on whether or not to hold a snap election by March. UMNO is expected to make a final decision on the matter during its general assembly on Jan. 31.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Uttarkashi | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Pilgrims to Uttarakhand’s Char Dham shrines have to undergo thermal scanning and sanitisation before they are allowed to enter the premises. Wearing of masks has also been made compulsory at all the shrines.
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Canadian PM Trudeau took a knee at an event in Ottawa in memory of African-American George Floyd, who died late last month after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck while he lay handcuffed on the ground, sparking off both peaceful protests and violent rioting in the United States.