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Large Number of Children at Increased Risk of Violence, Abuse Amid Pandemic: UNICEF

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk...

Covid-19 Induced Lockdowns May Escalate Obesity

In an eye-opening study, scientists have warned that locking down society to combat Covid-19 creates psychosocial insecurity that leads to obesity and may escalate...

The Residents in the Containment Zones Should Not Suffer From Hunger

By Salil Gewali How we wish that all our people were rich and they were able to afford their daily bread! Yes, at least now...

69% Indians Receiving Fake News During Lockdown: Survey

By Puja Gupta The spread of fake news is at an all-time high in the midst of the coronavirus onslaught. Majority of the news currently...

Covid-19 Worst Fears Seen in Poor, War-Torn Countries

For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest countries and regions, the...

Spike in COVID-19 Cases Causes Reimposition of Lockdowns

India and the United States are among parts of the world where a rise in coronavirus cases is prompting authorities to reimpose lockdown restrictions...

Covid-19 Pandemic is Growing as Lockdowns Ease Worldwide, Says WHO

The World Health Organization says the Covid-19 pandemic is still growing even as countries start to ease lockdowns and other restrictions. "The epidemic is now...

Death Risk From COVID-19 Increases with Increasing Poverty: Researchers

By Henry Ridgwell The probability of death from COVID-19 increases dramatically with increasing poverty because of underlying inequalities in society in many poorer countries, according...

EU Debates Over Multi-Billion-Dollar Economic Recovery Package

European Union (EU) members were debating Friday a multi-billion-dollar economic recovery package to help the 27 member nations pull out of the downturn –...

Google Maps New Feature Alerts Users About COVID-19-Related Travel Restrictions

Google is adding features on its Maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them plan their trips better, the Alphabet...

Lockdowns Prevented Millions of deaths from Covid-19: Study

Lockdowns across the globe prevented millions of deaths from the novel coronavirus, a new study reports. According to a study by the Imperial College of...

COVID-19 Restrictions Cause Disruption in Vaccination Programs: WHO, Other Organisations

Nearly 80 million children under age 1 are at higher risk of preventable diseases such as measles, cholera and polio because of the disruption...

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Sleep Disorders In Lockdown

2020, unfortunately, has been a year that has not brought us much happiness, and for a significant proportion of individuals, sleep disturbances have added...

Virtual Ramlila From Ayodhya Crosses 10 Crores Viewers Mark

The organizers of star-studded virtual Ramlila going on in Ayodhya have claimed that the numbers of viewers watching it on different media platforms have...

Wroclaw Named A Square After Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s Name As A Tribute

The City Council of Wroclaw, Poland, has named a square after Amitabh Bachchan's father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, as a tribute to the late poet....

Researchers Develop Faster Charging Material That Can Charge Electric Cars In Six Minutes

In what could drive Elon Musk to push another tweet, a team of South Korean researchers has developed a faster charging and longer-lasting battery...