Indian School Teacher Wins 1 Mn Global Teacher Prize

In a significant achievement, a Maharashtra government school academician from Solapur has bagged the Varkey Foundation’s top Global Teacher Prize-2020 worth $1 million (Rs 7.40 crore), according to an official announcement made in London. The winner of the prestigious awrd is Ranjitsinh Disale, who teaches at the Zilla Parishad School in Paritewadi, Solapur district. Disale

Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Denied Bail In Fraud Case

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday after he was charged with fraud and is likely to spend Christmas behind bars. The West Kowloon Court charged Lai and two senior executives from Next Digital — Royston Chow and Wong Wai-keung — with defrauding a government-owned enterprise by breaching land-lease terms, the

‘Vaccine would be free and voluntary’

Italy’s national Covid-19 vaccination campaign will see the first tranche of 202 million doses to be distributed to some 40 million people in the first quarter of 2021, Health Minister Roberto Speranza stated on Wednesday. Unveiling the plan before the parliament, Speranza explained that the vaccine would be free and voluntary, Xinhua news agency reported.

US Gears Up To Vaccinate 100Mn People

The chief advisor of the US Covid-19 vaccine development programme is confident that at least 100 million people would have got coronavirus shots by the end of February 2021 and this operation would have covered the entire “at risk” population comprising the elderly, frontline workers and those with comorbidities. Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef

UK Covid Tally Reaches 1,659,256

Another 16,170 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,659,256, according to official figures released on Wednesday. The coronavirus-related deaths in Britain rose by 648 to 59,699, the data showed, Xinhua news agency reported. The figures came as a new tier system of

OTT Specials For Christmas Carnival

Digital platforms have provided relief and joy in a year engulfed by pandemic and lockdown. The mood continues into the last month of 2020 as much-awaited shows await to be dropped on your devices this month. IANS has listed some of the best Indian and international series and specials that OTT fans can look out

Germany registers 487 Covid deaths in 24 hours

The number of daily Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased by 487 in 24 hours and reached a new record on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll in the country to 17,123, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said. The number of new daily Covid-19 infections also remained high and increased by 17,270, now totalling over 1.08

Jubin tries to express admiration in ‘recreated songs’

New-age singer Jubin Nautiyal has recorded quite a few recreated numbers such as The Humma Song, Raat baaki, Pehla Nasha Once Again, and his latest, Bewafa tera masoom chehra. The singer claims when he approaches an old hit or classic number for recreation, he does so as a fan of the original song. “I am

Effective Ways To Reduce Stress

You were possibly trained at a young age about ways by to improve your physical health, however, mental health and self-care might have taken a backseat. If you have been diagnosed with a mental health ailment like anxiety or depression, the treatment typically comprises of emotional therapies and medication. The lifestyle changes which tend to