After a series of meetings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state school education department has decided to begin the new academic year on June 15. Depending on the condition of the area each school is located in, attendance will be either physical or virtual. For the same, the final go-ahead is to come from local authorities of each city, taluka or village. Education commissioner Vishal Solanki said, “It is essential that students not remain away from studies for too long, and that their academic year begins. In areas of more cases, virtual learning can start. In green zones, physical attendance can be allowed amid all precautions. Mumbai, Pune and some other places as red zones cannot open schools. But a few rural parts at the taluka and village levels can.” Raj Thackeray writes to Governor to cancel final year degree exams, suggests option to examsIn a letter, Thackeray asked the Governor is Chancellor or Universities, why was there this unreasonable demand to … [Read more...] about Schools to start by June 15: Education dept explores virtual, physical learning
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People enjoy sunshine on a lawn marked with circles to practice social distancing in Domino Park of New York, the United States, May 26, 2020. The death toll of COVID-19 in the United States reached 98,902 as of 8:32 p.m. (0032 GMT on Wednesday), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the national confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 1,680,625, according to CSSE. (Xinhua/Wang Ying) … [Read more...] about Daily life in New York amid COVID-19 pandemic
Brazil is torn over how to respond to the pandemic. Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has downplayed the virus and railed against stay-at-home measures, arguing the economic fallout risks causing more damage than the virus itself. But most state governments have stuck to the World Health Organization's guidance and closed non-essential businesses. … [Read more...] about Brazil daily virus deaths again top 1,000
Beach-goers lounge on Cocoa Beach in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the United States, May 26, 2020. The death toll of COVID-19 in the United States reached 98,902 as of 8:32 p.m. (0032 GMT on Wednesday), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the national confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 1,680,625, according to CSSE. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua) … [Read more...] about COVID-19 death toll reaches 98,902 in U.S.
RGV tweeted about the same, claiming that the movie has been shot entirely amid lockdown. He wrote: Here is the CORONAVIRUS film trailer. The story is set in a LOCKDOWN and it has been SHOT during LOCKDOWN ..Wanted to prove no one can stop our work whether it’s GOD or CORONA @shreyaset … [Read more...] about Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Coronavirus’ film trailer releases amid lockdown, scares you with a deadly cough – Watch