'Unschool', a startup is a brainchild of the two youth in Hyderabad. These youth started 'unschool' intended to bring a change in teaching and learning methods and to bridge gap between academia and industry. The start-up aims to provide an experiential learning on an online ecosystem by providing the learners with projects based on the percentage of course completed by the learner and then gets certified after completion of 80% of the named course. The learners are also provided with pool of opportunities in their field of interest. Till now, 'unschool' has earned a student count of 25,000+ over the last 15 months and aims to reach as many students as possible, say the co-founders.
Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid spoke in Hindi and said that amid COVID-19, India has been supportive friend. "An epidemic (COVID) that forced us to close borders, but our friends proved that it couldn't force them to close doors to their heart. Even in times like these, India remained a great friend," said Maldives Foreign Minister.
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on September 20 informed that Drugs Controller General of India has approved CSIR's paper-based testing kit called Feluda for COVID-19. CSIR, Director General S Mande said, "Our Delhi CSIR lab's been working on studying CRISPR-Cas immunity. They have experience of working in this particular area before COVID-19 and could repurpose the thing for COVID and developed a paper-based testing kit called Feluda and got formal approval from DCGA. Mande further explained the functioning of the paper based test. "It's different as RTPCR detects RNA and amplifies it using a polymerase chain reaction that is costly. This paper-based test also detects RNA but by a CRISPR guided system. The paper lights up if there is any virus RNA to show a sample is positive, in 45 minutes," he added.
30 women police officers in Hyderabad recovered from Covid and joined work on Thursday. They were welcomed by Hyderabad commissioner of police Anjani Kumar. All the cops had been found to be infected with Covid-19 and had been on treatment. They had been serving in different police stations in the city when they were found to be Covid positive. Police personnel have been at the forefront of the battle against Covid-19. They have been responsible for enforcing the Covid induced lockdown across the country. The commissioner of Hyderabad police said that he is proud to welcome them back and also gifted them a bag and a certificate as a mark of respect. The brave cops will now resume their duties after having beaten Covid. Telangana has reported over 50,000 cases of Covid-19 so far and 480 deaths have been reported in the state due to Covid-19. With India now slowly opening up from lockdowns, the government has asked people to adhere to basic Covid preventive measures like wearing masks and practicing social distancing. Watch the full video for all the details.
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38 women police officers who had contracted COVID-19, resumed duties after recovering in Hyderabad on July 30. Police officers were welcomed by Hyderabad Commissioner. Commissioner of Police of Hyderabad, Anjani Kumar said, "38 woman police officers who had contracted COVID-19, have resumed duties after recovering. We are proud of them. They are our department's important and responsible officers."