Maharashtra logs 40,805 new Covid-19 cases, 44 deaths in 24 hours

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 40,805 Covid-19 cases, taking its tally to 75,07,225, while 44 fatalities put the toll at 1,42,115, a health department official said. The discharge of 27,377 people during the day took the recovery count to 70,67,955, leaving the state with 2,93,305 active cases, he said. With 1,95,256 samples being examined on Sunday, the number of tests in Maharashtra went up to 7,33,69,912, he said. No Omicron case was detected in the state during the day, keeping the tally of those affected by the new variant to 2,759,…

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Elon Musk, SpaceX face online backlash in China after space station near-misses

Chinese citizens lashed out online against billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday after China complained that its space station was forced to take evasive action to avoid collision with satellites launched by Musk’s Starlink programme. The satellites from Starlink Internet Services, a division of Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company, had two “close encounters” with the Chinese space station on July 1 and Oct. 21, according to a document submitted by China earlier this month to the U.N.’s space agency. “For safety reasons, the China Space Station implemented preventive collision avoidance control,”…

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In a graphic: How Goa’s politics could take a turn because of five new politicians

Since joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on October 29, tennis icon Leander Paes has become the party’s face in Goa, doing rounds of the state and meeting with citizens across the social spectrum. In these meetings, he frequently highlights his Goan roots, insisting he is a son-of-the-soil who might have been away from the state, but not from its culture. His father, Vece Paes, is from Assolna in Velim constituency, a Congress bastion till 2017. Paes has been focusing on the issues like unemployment, women’s safety and mining. He has…

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Realty in focus: Sunteck posts strong operational update, JP Morgan bullish on Indian real estate

JP Morgan believes that the India residential cycle is turning up with buyer sentiment turning positive on the back of all-time-low mortgage rates and the impact of COVID-19, which seems to be forcing households to look at financial safety and better home quality. As per them, Q3 presales have likely been strong across space. They expect 2H21 sales to compensate for losses in the first five months and expect stronger growth in FY22. They add within the sector, consolidation towards listed developers is likely to continue given better balance sheets…

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ARIIA 2021: IIT-Madras Tops Ranking Once Again, 7 IITs In Top 10

Union Minister of State for Education Dr Subhas Sarkar on Wednesday released the Atal Ranking of Institute on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) for 2021. IIT-Madras topped the ‘CFTIs/Central University/Institute of National Importance (Technical)’ category for the second consecutive year, while IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi grabbed the second and third position for the second year in a row. Seven IITs occupied the top 10 places for the second straight year, while Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, National Institute of Technology Calicut and Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology occupied the sixth, ninth and…

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List of B.E. & B.Tech. Courses in India- All UG Engineering Degrees!

The very first or we can say the initial step of the Science students to shape their career- B.E. & B.Tech. Courses. B.E. & B.Tech. Courses are the most preferred courses when we talk about the Science students. Almost every student go for either B.E. or B.Tech. Course. But not all the students are aware of the complete specializations of these courses. So, here we have mentioned all the B.E. or B.Tech. Courses List along with their details to help students know about these courses. There are many unique and…

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Education Abroad: Trends Expected in 2020

The science of the mind and human behaviour is known as psychology. It is interdisciplinary and overlaps with various fields such as social science, life science, and artificial intelligence. Psychology as a vocation in India has much potential. A career in Psychology in India is gaining importance, and its demand is on the rise. Choosing a career in Psychology has become one of the most popular career options for humanities students. It offers a myriad of career opportunities ranging from the medical field to a social worker or a counsellor in the educational…

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How EdTech Is Bringing Learning to Life in the Classroom

After spending a few days in sunny Florida at FETC, we left inspired not only by the weather, but by all the exciting edtech options that were discussed in sessions and by our conversations with energetic educators using technology in their classrooms around the country. As edtech is increasingly integrated into K–5 classrooms with interactive whiteboards, online assessments, social media, personalized learning, and more, we’re excited about all the opportunities this presents to educators and students. From attending various sessions at FETC, we learned how educators are using technology to…

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Four ways to keep young learners engaged in your online classes

Teachers and students around the globe are having to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning. Although online classes are nothing new, many educators are now finding themselves having to quickly set up courses and content for their students, often without much previous experience. If you’re new to the virtual classroom, check out our six top tips for teaching English online. Different age groups have their challenges for virtual learning, so here are four ideas to help keep your youngest learners engaged during your online lessons. 1. Get things ready…

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HOW TO GET STUDENTS ENGAGING WITH EACH OTHER IN ONLINE OR BLENDED CLASSES

Cultivating an engaging environment can be a challenge when teaching online. Having the interaction occur among students, instead of solely with the professor, can be even more difficult. Make it Easy for Students to Interact It can be a delicate balance to try to not overwhelm students by the quantity of educational technology we use in a class, while still keeping things interesting through the element of surprise. The easier a tool is to use, the more likely students will feel comfortable engaging with each other. As an example of…

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