Loading Covid 19 The coronavirus effect on Pakistan s digital divide Share using EmailShare on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on LinkedinBookmark this articleBy Mehreen Zahra Malik 14th July 2020 Coronavirus has rammed home the extent of Pakistan s digital divide. Could it lead to a useful debate about the future of technology in education? FFive days a week, 12 year old Khairunnisa Hussain logs into a 0900 Zoom conference with her classmates and head teacher, and then for the next four hours works quietly by herself on downloadable maths, science and French worksheets. Last month, an art assignment required replicating images of Damien Hirst s butterfly paintings sent via email. On Tuesdays, the PE teacher shares links of yoga videos for the students to practice.
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Around the world, there are more than 135 potential candidates at the preclinical stage. 14 potential candidates for the COVID19 vaccine are at the Phase I stage. Over 22 potential vaccines for Coronavirus are in the human trials.Russia has claimed that Moscow State Medical University has successfully completed the clinical trials for the world ''s first coronavirus vaccine. Director of the Institute for Translation Medicine and Biotechnology Vadim Tarasov has revealed that the first batch of volunteers will be discharged on July 15 and the second group will be discharged on July 20. Clinical trials of coronavirus vaccine began at the Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18.Reports are indicating that COVAXIN, jointly developed by Bharat Biotech, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), and National Institute of Virology, Pune, has entered the human trials phase. Another potential candidate Zydus Cadila is still at Phase I.In the UK, two potential Coronavirus vaccine candidates have raised hopes. One is developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca is at Phase III. Another is being developed by Imperial College London and its has entered the Phase II stage.In the US, a potential COVID19 vaccine developed by Moderna is at the Phase II stage and another vaccine Novavax is at the Phase II stage.In China, there are four potential coronavirus vaccine candidates that are at different stages of development. Wuhan Institute and Sinopharm ''s COVID19 vaccine candidate is at the Phase II stage. Sinovac and Instituto Butantan are developing one which is at the Phase III stage. CanSino Biological Inc. and Beijing Institue of Biotech ''s potential coronavirus candidate has been approved for military use. Beijing Institute of Biological products and Sinopharm ''s vaccine candidate is at the Phase II stage.In Germany, BioNTech, Pfizer, and Fosun Pharma ''s potential vaccine candidate has managed to reach the Phase II stage of development.In Australia, Vaxine Pty Ltd and Medytox ''s potential vaccine candidate is at Phase I stage.
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A popular queer bar has closed in Toronto in one of the harshest blows dealt to the community during COVID 19.The Beaver took to social media to explain that they "always operated on a fine line of keeping the doors open" and "will not be re opening at 1192 Queen West."
For another India veteran Ashish Nehra, Jimmy Anderson consistently bowling short of length was an indicator that even conventional swing was bit of a problem due to lack of saliva during the first international cricket match amid the COVID 19 pandemic.Son of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, Ashok Kumar scored an important goal in the gold medal match for India against Pakistan in the 1975 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
Christian Guma, UGBC president and CSOM 21, and Kevork Atinizian, UGBC vice president and CSOM 22, campaigned on establishing an LGBTQ resource center, saying they would draft a concrete plan of action for a center and the University would have no choice but to agree with the plan. Since then, the COVID 19 pandemic uprooted campus life, and Guma and Atinizian were forced to alter their plans.Guma and Atinizian have held two virtual meetings with Moore and one with Davis since being sworn in in late April, with the goal of first establishing a dedicated space for LGBTQ students and then working toward a full center. Guma said he believes the administration is negotiating in good faith, but Moore told The Heights in an email that a center for LGBTQ students is not a current university priority.
For businesses affected by COVID 19, one of the most important issues to consider is what to do about staff. Today we #39;re offering a comprehensive guide to your options, so you can make the right choice.For businesses affected by COVID 19, one of the most important issues to consider is what to do about staff. Do you tap into JobKeeper or negotiate leave, modify roles or make people redundant These decisions weigh heavily on even the most experienced business owners.
Pakistan on Monday has confirmed 69 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 251,625. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,266.According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,769 persons have been tested positive for COVID 19 in 24 hours.
;At the special request of Government of Afghanistan and with a view to facilitating Afghanistan;s transit trade, Pakistan has decided to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from 15 July, after implementing COVID 19 related protocols,; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan said in a statement. Pakistan claimed that with this step it has ;fulfilled its commitments under Pakistan Afghan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA). "Pakistan has restored bilateral trade at all border crossing terminals to pre COVID 19 status. "
A longer wait for a vaccine against COVID 19 virus may lead to a contraction of up to 7.5 per cent in the Indian GDP in FY21, a foreign brokerage said on Monday. Economists at Bank of America Securities also revised down their base case estimates on the real GDP within a week, and now expect it to contract by 4 per cent because of a drop in economic activity.It can be noted that multiple efforts to find a vaccine against the dreaded virus are on both globally as well domestically, but no timelines have been announced yet. Many analysts are expecting the Indian economy to contract by 5 per cent in FY21 as a result of the nationwide lockdowns, with some also estimating a contraction of up to 7.2 per cent in the GDP.
The UK office of National Statistics recently reported that from April to June of 2020, COVID 19 lockdowns shrank the UK economy by 25%. Most experts agree that recovery will not come swiftly; Andrew Baily, the Bank of England governor, goes as far as stating that the economic recession resulting from COVID 19 will qualify as the worst in 300 years.The Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development also believe that the UK economy will contract the most out of all countries it covers. A recent study also found that almost no industry in the UK is immune to COVID 19 ''s economic devastation. Although social distancing and people ''s reluctance to gather in highly frequented public places such as clothing stores, restaurants, hotels, and pubs have hurt the aforementioned industries ' revenues, business owners are beginning to adapt to a world with COVID 19.
That is the view of VMware CIO and chief digital transformation officer Bask Iyer who made the comments during a recent interview with Which 50.com.We asked Iyer to describe his own experience as an information technology leader during a period of significant organizational stress.
Granting students two years of Post Study Work Visa after graduation, even if they are not able to travel to the country to physically attend the classes, offering the English language foundation course and a host of scholarships are among some of the measures adopted by the United Kingdom which may become the go to destination for Indian students wishing to pursue higher education abroad, especially at a time when the American dream is in doldrums courtesy Covid 19.The Department of Homeland Security s new ICE policy forces international students to leave the US if their classes are taught entirely online because of coronavirus. On the contrary, Britain is doing its best to attract more international students as it navigates through the pandemic and Brexit.