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Covid-19 pandemic: Working memory capacity plays major role in social distancing compliance

Covid-19 pandemic: Working memory capacity plays major role in social distancing compliance

The crucial finding of a research paper suggest that whether you decide to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depends on how much information your working memory could hold. This research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences was co-authored by Weiwei Zhang, an associate professor of psychology at the University […]

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Psoriasis injection okayed for limited use to treat Covid-19 patients: Drug controller

Psoriasis injection okayed for limited use to treat Covid-19 patients: Drug controller

India’s drug regulator has approved Itolizumab, used to cure skin ailment psoriasis, for restricted emergency use on COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress, officials said. Considering the unmet medical needs to treat COVID-19, Drugs Controller General of India Dr V G Somani approved monoclonal antibody injection Itolizumab for restricted emergency use for the treatment […]

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Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall kill 8 in Arunachal Pradesh

Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall kill 8 in Arunachal Pradesh

A series of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed eight people in 24 hours in Arunachal Pradesh. While in Papumpare district, a family of four, including a baby, was buried alive in Tigdo village in Doimukh, a mudslide killed four others in Modirijo village in Itanagar Capital Complex. Earlier in May, three people had […]

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Delhi Court Grants Bail To 82 Bangladeshi Nationals Who Attended Tablighi Jamaat

Delhi Court Grants Bail To 82 Bangladeshi Nationals Who Attended Tablighi Jamaat

A Delhi court Friday granted bail to 82 Bangladeshi nationals who were chargesheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital for allegedly violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines, issued in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted the relief to the foreigners on […]

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Story of global revival will have India playing a leading role: PM Modi

Story of global revival will have India playing a leading role: PM Modi

In a bid to attract foreign investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said there is faith that the story of global revival from the coronavirus pandemic will have India playing a leading role. Addressing the India Global Week 2020 event, PM Modi said India’s talent-force and her ability to reform and rejuvenate are the two key factors that […]

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Galwan Valley Pullback Shifts LAC By 1 Km To India’s Disadvantage: Report

Galwan Valley Pullback Shifts LAC By 1 Km To India’s Disadvantage: Report

The de facto border — Line of Actual Control — between India and China has been shifted into Indian territory by a kilometre after the mutual troop disengagement in Galwan Valley, a media report said. According to a report in Business Standard, the terms of disengagement, negotiated on June 30 between senior military commanders from both sides, […]

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China’s pullback in Ladakh’s Pangong Finger Area to test disengagement

China’s pullback in Ladakh’s Pangong Finger Area to test disengagement

With disengagement between the Indian and Chinese armies making measurable progress in Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Gogra, the focus of reducing tensions in eastern Ladakh has shifted to the sensitive Finger Area near Pangong Tso, where the Indian Army has observed a marginal thinning of troops, vehicles and removal of structures from a key […]

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Kanpur Ambush: Entire Staff At Chaubeypur Police Station Shunted To Police Lines

Kanpur Ambush: Entire Staff At Chaubeypur Police Station Shunted To Police Lines

All 68 police personnel at Chaubeypur police station in Kanpur were shunted to the reserve police lines on Tuesday with the top brass saying they suspected their integrity after last week’s ambush which killed eight policemen. A spokesperson said an inquiry is already on and action will be taken against the guilty based on its […]

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India’s COVID-19 caseload increases to 7,42,417

India’s COVID-19 caseload increases to 7,42,417

With 22,752 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s COVID-19 caseload increased to 7,42,417 on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed to 20,642 with 482 people succumbing to the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The number of recoveries stands at 4,56,830, while there are 2,64,944 active cases of coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus Deaths In India Cross 20,000, Over 7 Lakh Cases So Far

Coronavirus Deaths In India Cross 20,000, Over 7 Lakh Cases So Far

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus count crossed the seven lakh-mark on Monday, just four days after the number of infections in the country reached six lakh. 22,252 fresh cases and 467 deaths in the last 24 has pushed the total cases in the country to 7,19,665 and the death count to 20,160, figures from the Union […]

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