The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued new guidelines to reopen universities & colleges after a nearly seven-month lockdown in institutions for higher education across the country.
However, no institution should have the attendance of more than 50 per cent of students.
Online classes will continue for all programmes except science, technology and research.
According to the new guidelines, students can prefer to stay at home and continue with online classes. A limited number of hostels can be opened.
Kejriwal imposes ban on firecrackers in Delhi till Nov 30
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday held a review meeting on the coronavirus situation and the preparedness of Delhi to deal with the COVID-19 cases and also decided to ban firecrackers, as both pollution and Covid-19 are adversely impacting city residents.
“The govt has also decided to increase targeted testing at crowded places across Delhi, such as markets, mobile testing vans will be deployed in markets and crowded places across Delhi. The testing can be availed free of cost by the people at these places,” he said.
Centre issues fresh guidelines for those travelling to India…
The Central Government on Thursday issued a set of fresh guidelines for those travelling to India from abroad, under which travellers seeking exemption from institutional quarantine will have to submit a negative RT-PCR report conducted within 72 hours of undertaking the journey.
Strong & vibrant India can contribute to the stabilization of world economic order: PM Modi
Chairing the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable this evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, we will do whatever it takes to make India the engine of global growth resurgence.
He said India is the place if investors want returns with reliability, demand with democracy, stability with sustainability and growth with a green approach.
Bombay HC hears Arnab Goswami’s habeas corpus plea
Tweeted by @AIRA division bench of Bombay High Court today heard Habeas Corpus plea of senior journalist Arnab Goswami, who was arrested yesterday in a connection with abetment to suicide case by Raigad Police. Journalist’s advocate submitted before the court that the arrest is illegal and argued that opening a case by Police through suo Moto action is an insult to the magistrate and judiciary.
China suspends entry of foreigners from India, UK, Philippines, Belgium; other countries may get affected soon
China has once again suspended the entry into China of foreign nationals holding valid Chinese visas or residence permits. Chinese Embassies in India, the United Kingdom, Philippines and Belgium have made official announcements in this regard citing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason.
A two-day webinar declared open with the theme ‘India’s National Security- a Decade Ahead’.
India has proved that countries that employ terrorism as an instrument of national policy can also be deterred through options that were considered un-implementable in the past, said: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
He was inaugurating Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the National Defence College (NDC).
US elections : Democrat Angie Craig wins reelection to U.S. House in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District.
With Joe Biden edging closer to unseating him from the White House, President Trump says he wants to put a halt to vote to count. Trump tweeted: “STOP THE COUNT!”
Trump’s public comments have no impact on the tallying of votes across the country.
As Joe Biden inches closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, Donald Trump’s campaign files lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia.
Formula 1: Saudi Arabia rejects criticism as debut race in 2021 confirmed
Saudi Arabia has rejected criticism after it was confirmed it would host its first Formula 1 race in 2021.
According to BBC Sports Minister HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal said staging the race “perfectly reflects the transformational journey the country is on”.
Manipur High Court declares election of Y. Surchandra who won in the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly 2017 from Kakching assembly constituency null and void. AIR tweeted.
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