Exhibition organised in Bhubaneswar to promote local handloom, textile and handicraft. The event aims to flourish local businesses hit by COVID pandemic. Around 21 districts participated in the exhibition.
On February 25, the total COVID-19 tally of India reached to 1,10,46,914. The country reported 16,738 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours and active cases stands at 1,51,708. With new 11,799 discharges, total number reached to 1,07,38,501. 138 deaths were reported in last 24 hours, taking cumulative toll to 1,56,705. 1,26,71,163 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 21,38,29,658 samples tested up to 24th February.
The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies. Gloria Tso reports.
Schools minister Nick Gibb says this year’s grading system for school students is fair and that the government has “learnt a lot from last summer”. A-level and GCSE students will receive teacher-assessed grades in August. Mr Gibb added: “It is right not to use an algorithm in ensuring fairness.” Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The central government has finalised the rules to regulate internet-based businesses and organisations, social media companies, OTT streaming services, and digital news outlets, as it plans to introduce a change in legislation to assert more control over powerful Big Tech firms.
Under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021, the government plans to mandate social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to erase contentious content as early as possible, but not later than 36 hours, after a government or legal order.
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The Australian parliament on Thursday passed a new law designed to force Alphabet's Google and Facebook to pay media companies for content used on their platforms in reforms that could be replicated in other countries. Libby Hogan reports.
Mikel Arteta admits Thomas Partey has been left “devastated” by his latest injury setback and said a lack of pre-season and the demands of the Premier League could be to blame.Partey suffered a hamstring injury during last weekend’s defeat at Aston Villa which has definitely ruled him out of Sunday’s visit of Leeds and will more than likely keep him sidelined for at least two weeks.
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