Mumbai locals halted for public for 15 more days as the city puts up a guard of caution!

1,352 new cases were reported in Mumbai on Wednesday while the active tally stands at 28,074 patients.

With dropping infection tallies in Mumbai, the city folks had started speculations about the revival of operations by Mumbai locals, for the general public. Ending all this conjecture, a state cabinet minister affirmed that the local transport system will not be resumed for all commuters, for at least 15 days from now, reportedly. Currently, individuals under the categories of essential service providers, including government and BMC officials, are permitted to travel in the local trains.


Maharashtra to witness the unlock process in a 'phased' manner

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Reportedly, the Relief and rehabilitation minister stated that this step is being undertaken as a preventive measure against the virus. Further, the lockdown-like curbs in the state will be relaxed in a phased manner, in alignment with the dipping caseload. Reportedly, there will be no changes in the districts marked as red zones while the other areas shall gradually open up in four phases.

It is expected that shops dealing in non-essential products and services will resume in the first phase while the local train network will be revived for all, in the last phase. Reports state that the unlocking interventions are propelled by the falling positivity rate, which reached 10% recently.

Case count stabilises in Mumbai with 1,352 new infections on Wednesday

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As the COVID graphs in Mumbai take downward trajectories, the daily count of new infections still lingers over the worrisome 1k mark. On Wednesday, 1,352 new cases were recorded in Mumbai while 1,086 individuals recovered from the grip of the virus. While 34 deaths were marked on Wednesday, a total of 14,684 lives have been lost in the city till now.

Being one of the most affected states in the country, Maharashtra has a slightly high case fatality ratio, standing at 1.6%. As of now, 56,50,907 individuals have been affected by the virus while the active patient load for the state, counts to 3,15,042. In light of these figures, it is important that the state administration continues with the tough shield against the virus and the restraints are relaxed only when there are reliable signs of a diffusing situation.

Lucknow's NimbleQ presents an interactive parent-kid workshop on cryptocurrency for 1-10 graders!

Register ASAP for an hour of fun-filled knowledge session on Sunday, June 27!

As the world recovered from the financial crisis of 2008, we witnessed the emergence of a new form of digital currency. Through the past decade, this decentralised virtual money has evolved internationally into the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and it carries countless possibilities for the future today!

While this revolution changes its face every day, you can be ahead of the race by starting out early. So if you wish to equip yourself and your kid for the future, Lucknow's NimbleQ is here to guide you with an interactive parent-child (Grade 1 to 10) workshop on cryptocurrency! Register now by clicking here!

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Holistic education takes a leap in Lucknow with booming opportunities for young kids!

It is crucial to address the need for a wholesome pedagogy for young learners of the 21st century.

Technological innovations and inventive thinking together constitute the insignia of a fertile present and a progressive future. While the evolving nature of technology has made it a mandatory skill for younger learners, it is essential to couple it with a financial aptitude and business-driven attitude for assuring sustained growths, today. One must address the need for a wholesome pedagogy for kids of the 21st century, that can provide them with a life crafted as per their innate interests and ambitions!

Join Parent-Child Workshop on ABC of Cryptocurrency- https://bit.ly/2TJqSd8

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Lucknow University students demand a reduction in exam fees through a Twitter campaign!

Labeled 'No exam, no fee', the drive by the distressed pupils of the institute asks for a reduction in the exam fees and course fees.

Amid the ongoing circumstances of the pandemic, Lucknow University had recently announced offline examinations for last year and end-semester students. Expressing discontent over the fees levied by the varsity, a group of students have initiated a social media campaign on the microblogging site Twitter. Labeled 'No exam, no fee', the drive by the distressed pupils of the institute asks for a reduction in the exam fees and course fees, given the tumultuous situation of the present day.

As per the schedule released by the university, examinations for last year's students shall commence from August 10 and the examinees are asked to fill forms by July 10.

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Lucknow's Padmashree Mohd. Shahid Stadium to be developed as a centre of excellence for hockey

This step will help to nurture local talent and develop an aptitude for sports in the state, which has a rich history in the game of hockey.

A residential centre of excellence in hockey will soon be established in Lucknow, in a bid to promote the national sport across Uttar Pradesh. Centred at the Padma Shri Mohd Shahid Synthetic Stadium, this advanced academy will be the first of its kind in the state. The UP Director of Sports informed that players who have already appeared in prominent leagues, such as the nationals, will receive training here.

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Lucknow University announces MCQ-format offline exams for final year students

Pupils of other years enrolled in degree and diploma courses will be promoted based on internal marks.

Lucknow University has announced that last-year/end-semester students of all undergraduate and postgraduate programs will have to sit for offline examinations in the upcoming days. As per reports, these assessments will have multiple-choice questions to be solved within a stipulated period of time. Further, pupils of other years enrolled in degree and diploma courses will be promoted based on internal marks, according to the latest decision by the varsity administration.

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Universities in UP directed to send degrees to students by post

The decision ensures that students receive their degrees on time.

The pandemic has affected the education system in a huge way. Even though online classes have replaced physical classes, staying at home for such a long duration has taken away a lot of opportunities from students of schools and colleges alike. In such times, the authorities are trying their best to provide assistance and tackle all the hurdles. And now, in an attempt to timely award degrees to college students, new instructions have been given to universities across UP.

Chancellor of state universities & UP Governor, Andiben Patel has directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities across the state to send college degrees to students by post. The decision was formalised in an online review meeting of two state institutes, Lucknow University and Bathkhande Music Institute Deemed University and ensures that students do not have to run for their degrees.

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All engineering & polytechnic students in UP to take online exams in July!

Virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

In view of the easing pandemic situation in Uttar Pradesh, the state technical education department has announced schedules for the students of all years enrolled under it. Reportedly, the authority has stated that the final year students of technical universities and polytechnic institutes would sit for online tests in the third week of July. Besides, the virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

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