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Jharkhand government has already promoted the students from class 1 to 8 to higher classes without any examination in view of the Covid pandemic.(HT file)

Covid effect: 8 lakh students of class 9 & 11 promoted sans exams in Jharkhand

PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 02:51 PM IST
  • About eight lakh students studying in class 9 and class 11 have been promoted to higher classes without any examinations in wake of second wave of Covid-19 and lockdown like restrictions imposed in Jharkhand since April 22, officials said on Thursday.
Health minister Harsh Vardhan displays the thumbs-up after receiving the Covaxin vaccine, developed by Bharat Biotech, at a private hospital in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
Health minister Harsh Vardhan displays the thumbs-up after receiving the Covaxin vaccine, developed by Bharat Biotech, at a private hospital in New Delhi. (AP Photo)

'Better prepared to beat Covid-19 this year compared to 2020': Harsh Vardhan

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2021 07:11 PM IST
He made this remark while inaugurating a series of blood donation camps at 13 locations in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh through a webinar.
Students of Class 7 of Malwa Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Model Gram, Ludhiana, undergoing thermal screening as they arrive to attend classes on Thursday for the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak in March last year. Teachers ensured social distancing in classrooms.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Students of Class 7 of Malwa Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Model Gram, Ludhiana, undergoing thermal screening as they arrive to attend classes on Thursday for the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak in March last year. Teachers ensured social distancing in classrooms.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Schools reopen to thin attendance in Punjab amid Covid pandemic

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Deepa Sharma Sood
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 04:41 PM IST
On Day 1, confusion among school heads over requirement of written consent from parents; strength expected to improve in coming days after today’s PTM.
A Union finance ministry official said the GST council is committed to resolve “all differences”.(AFP file photo)
A Union finance ministry official said the GST council is committed to resolve “all differences”.(AFP file photo)

Kerala softens stand on GST issue after Centre’s decision on borrowing

New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 02:58 PM IST
With the Centre agreeing to borrow Rs 1.1 lakh crore from a special window of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and on-lend it to the states, some of the seven states that disagreed to the initial plan might now sign on.
Mohan Bhagwat said there is a need to create an agriculture that nourishes the whole world.(ANI Photo)
Mohan Bhagwat said there is a need to create an agriculture that nourishes the whole world.(ANI Photo)

World looking up to Indian ways of life amid Covid pandemic: Mohan Bhagwat

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Praising Thengadi’s foresight and his works, Bhagwat said the agriculture was never a subject of trade in India but the world sees it as agriculture economics
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh on Saturday revoked his government’s earlier restriction on the scale of celebration during the festive season.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh on Saturday revoked his government’s earlier restriction on the scale of celebration during the festive season.(HT FILE PHOTO)

MP govt takes u-turn, allows large Durga idols, big pandals and Ramleela amid Covid pandemic

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Civil society members have criticised the government’s u-turn saying it was done with an eye on the assembly bypolls and could endanger a large number people amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Police have set up barricades to stop Muharram processions in Srinagar.(HT PHOTO)
Police have set up barricades to stop Muharram processions in Srinagar.(HT PHOTO)

Security tightened in Srinagar to stop Muharram procession amid Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Authorities have said Muharram processions will not be allowed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Students of Gur Aasra Trust in Sector 78, Mohali, attending online classes.(Photo: Facebook page of the trust)
Students of Gur Aasra Trust in Sector 78, Mohali, attending online classes.(Photo: Facebook page of the trust)

Orphanages, destitute homes in trouble as funds dry up amid Covid pandemic

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 10:50 PM IST
Donations dwindle as uncertainty over Covid-19 scenario persists, leaving NGOs high and dry, contemplating desperate measures to survive
Uddhav Thackeray said that the past six months have brought a “lot of challenges”, including the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak that appears to be “unending”.(PTI)
Uddhav Thackeray said that the past six months have brought a “lot of challenges”, including the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak that appears to be “unending”.(PTI)

I am not Trump, can’t see my people suffering: Maharashtra CM on Covid-19 pandemic

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 06:19 PM IST
Uddhav Thackeray made this statement in a promotional video of an interview that he had recorded earlier this week for Saamana, the mouthpiece of the ruling Shiv Sena, which he heads.
Senior citizens, with co-morbidities and compromised immune systems, find it harder to battle the disease.(ANI)
Senior citizens, with co-morbidities and compromised immune systems, find it harder to battle the disease.(ANI)

Ramp up geriatric care to battle Covid-19 | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2020 07:17 PM IST
The elderly are vulnerable. Provide social security and mobile health care services
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