Friday, Jun 5, 2020

Education
Tribal student bodies urge government to help private schools pay teachers' salaries

The student bodies also demanded installation of COVID-19 testing laboratories in all the hill district headquarters for facilitating faster and extensive testing of people quarantined in the centres immediately.


Business
Control price rise: Protection and Preservation Committee Manipur to authorities

The PPCM said in a release that amid COVID-19 pandemic, the prices of most of the essential commodities are increasing tremendously.


Education
Online Classes: 'We are daily wage earners, we have no smart phones'

Parents Associations, Churachandpur also informed that they are not in a position to pay their children’s school fees in times of lockdown due to COVID-19.


India
Visa and travel restrictions eased for foreign healthcare professionals to come to India

The Union government has decided to permit foreign business, healthcare professionals and skilled professionals to come to India.


Education
DESAM warns against failure to introduce ITEP

DESAM threaten to close down DM College of Teachers' Education in Imphal


Science
Fascinating facts about Raman effect and spectroscopy

Raman scattering differs in both these respects from Rayleigh and Tyndall scattering, in which the scattered light has the same frequency as the unscattered and bears a definite phase relation to it.


Science
Scientists find unique route to fabricate nanostructures

In the research by Dr Kiran Shankar Hazra and his group, a focused laser beam of meager power of a conventional Raman spectrometer was used to do nano-structuring on 2D flakes of desired feature size and geometry just by playing with the laser power and exposure time


Science
Relativity: Know all about special theory, general theory and more

A general theory of Physics, primarily conceived by Albert Einstein, which involves a profound analysis of time and space, leading to a generalization of physical law, with far-reaching implications in important branching of physics and in cosmology is what we know as relativity.


India
Elections to 18 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on June 19: ECI

The elections for the 18 seats in seven states, which were to be conducted in March earlier this year, were deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the countrywide lockdown.


Poetry
Dressing for COVID-19

Pouty lips, plum-deep and fuschia bright, Now sulk behind the masked layers.


Poetry
No more puzzling ocean life

Don't be the vast never ending ocean, notice, appreciate what they have done for you


Business
LPG gas price hiked as coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease

The Retail Selling Price (RSP) of LPG cylinder has been raised due to the increase in the prices in international market.


India
LOCKDOWN 5.0: Lockdown in containment areas extended till June 30

The new guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to fight COVID-19 will be effective from June 1


India
Sufficient foodgrains in buffer stock to meet increased demand amid COVID-19 crisis: Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that the government has been ensuring transport and distribution of free food grains to the people during the lockdown period.


Science
Scientists develop herbal medicine-loaded smart bandage for wounds

IASST scientists have developed the delivery system by fabricating a nanotechnology-based cotton patch that uses cheap and sustainable materials like cotton and jute.


India
IJU urges media houses to refrain from closure, downsizing

The closing down of editions and subsequent loss of jobs for journalists during these unprecedented times was not only unethical and unfair but would have a major impact on India’s independent media, IJU said.


Business
Yarn should be made available at affordable price: Traders

Those families who have stopped weaving have started facing problems of hunger, Leima Traders said.


Business
Finance Minister Sitharaman launches paperless instant PAN facility

The Finance Ministry stated in a release that the facility is now available for those PAN applicants who have a valid Aadhaar number and have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar.


Education
Mizoram class-12 board exams 2020 to restart in June

The MBSE stated that the examinations of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) for remaining subjects - Economics, Chemistry, Sociology, Computer Science and Home Science - will be conducted between June 16 and 18.


Education
Government committed to educational infrastructure for NE states: HRD Minister

The minister said the government has already sanctioned revised cost estimates of six NITs at Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Delhi and Puducherry at Rs 4371.90 crore.


Science
Scientists find new possibility of improving rice productivity

The scientists conducted their study by sequencing the genomes of four Indian genotypes (LGR, PB 1121, Sonasal & Bindli) that show contrasting phenotype in seed size/weight


Education
'Online and e-materials cannot substitute teacher in imparting education'

Manipur Education Minister Radheshyam appealed to all experts and academicians to provide feasible ideas and solution for developing the draft revised syllabus and curriculum amid lockdown


India
Nationwide lockdown failed to give desired result, says Rahul Gandhi

Amid the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the nationwide lockdown has "failed" to curb the disease and questioned the government on the way forward


Science
Molecular shock absorbers buffer axonal tension of nerve cells

Scientists say that the study of axons can help in understanding and treatment of concussion from head injuries as well as stretch-induced nerve injuries.


India
Khalistan activists threaten Chandigarh daily editor

The daily said the "anti-India" Khalistan activists based in Canada warned Captain MK Tayal from writing against the ‘movement’ and support the ‘Referendum 2020’


Business
Trade unions to hold nationwide protest on May 22

The Central Trade Unions (CTU) are against the amendment of labour law and insensitivity towards the plight of workers by the central government


India
Kejriwal says ‘I love you’ to supporters as AAP sweeps Delhi clean for third term

Thanking the people of Delhi for their support, Kejriwal said, “This is not my victory. This is a victory for Delhi- of the people who consider me as their son and voted for us."