Friday, September 24, 2021



Survey says new infections across UK falling

London, February 19: A closely monitored survey has found that new coronavirus infections across the UK have fallen sharply, just days before Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines a roadmap as to how lockdown restrictions in England can be eased in the weeks and months to come. The Office for National Statistics said in its weekly infection survey that rates of transmission have fallen across all four UK nations. In England, it estimated that in the week to February 12, one in 115 people tested positive for COVID-19. In the previous...

Shift to Govt. schools in villages: Survey

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 29: Enrolment in Government schools has risen at the expense of private schools in the villages over the past 2 years, reversing the previous years' trend, a survey has found.The finding suggests that the financial stress caused by the pandemic may be prompting parents to choose public-funded education for their children.Although physical classes have been closed since the lockdown began in March, school enrolment has taken place.The Annual Status of Education Report 2020, published by the NGO Pratham, is based on a 10-day telephone survey of 59,251...