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  • Ahmedabad Test: England win the toss, elect to bat first
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"Indian School of Public Policy" launched;1st batch to commence from Aug, 2019

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) keeping focus on design and management of institutions and rules that govern society was launched by former-policy makers, industry-leaders, philanthropists and eminent academicians here on Tuesday.
The launch was flagged off by a keynote address by Gurcharan Das, public intellectual and author and an inaugural address by N.K. Singh, Chairperson, Fifteenth Finance Commission of India and former MP, Rajya Sabha.
The school intends to develop a new class of policy leaders for India by equipping policy professionals with knowledge, skills, wisdom and ethics to understand, design and implement local solutions to India’s enduring policy and governance challenges.
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Covid-19: Over 247 million children affected in India due to closure of schools, says UNICEF

04 Mar 2021 | 12:01 AM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Over 247 million children enrolled in primary and secondary schools in India, have been affected by the closure of nearly 1.5 million schools in India due to Covid-19 and lockdowns, a report by UNICEF said on Wednesday.

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Over 168 million children globally without school for almost an year due to lockdowns

Over 168 million children globally without school for almost an year due to lockdowns

03 Mar 2021 | 9:32 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Schools for more than 168 million children worldwide have been completely closed for almost a full year because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the United Nations Children's Fund.

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Election Commission briefs Observers for Assembly polls

Election Commission briefs Observers for Assembly polls

03 Mar 2021 | 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday briefed Observers for the Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal scheduled for March 27 to April 29.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR MARCH 3, 2021

03 Mar 2021 | 8:03 PM

Hyderabad:Bharat Biotech announces Phase 3 results of COVAXIN; Demonstrates Interim Clinical Efficacy of 81 pc (MS34)
New Delhi:MCD bypolls: AAP wins 4 out of 5 wards, BJP draws a blank (DI17)
:Covid surge in Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, TN, Gujarat, Karnataka (DI9)
Bengaluru:Jarkiholi steps down (MS31)
Kolkata:104 sitting MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in Bengal (CA27)
New Delhi:SC directs Centre to form committee for disposal of cheque bounce cases (DI18)
:Come what may, China will deepen strategic ties with Pakistan: Wang (DF7)
:PM calls for fast implementation of NEP (DI10)
Mumbai:BJP demands President rule in Maharashtra (BY12)
:Sensex spurts 1147.76 pts (DC36)
Ahmedabad:India to take on England in fourth Test to save berth in Test Championship final (SPD4)
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Vice-President tells scientists to be ready to combat new, emerging diseases

Vice-President tells scientists to be ready to combat new, emerging diseases

03 Mar 2021 | 7:58 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called upon scientists and researchers to be always ready to combat new and emerging diseases as the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need to be ever vigilant to tackle an outbreak of sudden and unforeseen epidemics and pandemics.

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