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June 17, 2021

Third Covid wave unlikely to affect children more than adults, shows ongoing AIIMS-WHO study

Children are unlikely to be affected disproportionately should a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit India, interim findings of an ongoing sero survey has shown. The study is yet to be peer reviewed but was shared on medRxiv, an online portal for unpublished reports on medical sciences.The study has revealed that sero-positivity among children is high and comparable to the adult population. The findings are part of a multi-centric, population-based, age-stratified prospective Covid-19 sero survey under World Health…

GETCO starts application process for 352 Jr Engineer posts, here’s how to register

Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) has started the online application process for recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer to be appointed initially for a period of five years. Eligible candidates can apply on GETCO’s official website getcogujarat.com till July 8.The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill 352 JE vacancies out of which 300 are for the post of JE Electrical and 52 for JE Civil. Candidates are advised to read the recruitment advertisement in detail before applying.Here’s GETCO Junior…

Euro 2020: Belgium beat Denmark to reach last 16, Netherlands qualify with win over Austria

Kevin De Bruyne scored the winner as Belgium beat Denmark 2-1 to reach the knockout stage of Euro 2020 on Thursday in Copenhagen, where fans and players showed their support for Christian Eriksen, while the Netherlands also booked a last-16 spot.De Bruyne claimed a goal and an assist with an excellent second-half display as a substitute as Roberto Martinez’s Belgium denied Denmark a crucial point in Group B.“We can be happy,” De Bruyne told RTBF. “We knew that there would be difficult moments against Denmark and in front of…

England vs India Test: A day to remember for Shafali Verma, beyond the record books

First, let’s get some of the records out of the way. On Thursday in Bristol, Shafali Verma — 17 years and 140 days old — walked out to bat for the first time in Test cricket. A youngster as talented as she is, is bound to create milestones when she bats well and her debut Test knock of 96 off 152 balls was no exception.The day before, when she took the field after earning her India cap, she had already become the third youngest woman to play in the format for India. No mean feat. She had an interesting day on the field too,…

Copa America: Neymar shines as hosts Brazil thump Peru to reach quarter-finals

A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and Richarlison gave the holders a ninth straight win and a perfect six points from two games in Group B as Peru dropped to the bottom.There was little between the two sides in the first half but Brazil’s greater quality made the difference after the break as talisman Neymar inspired them to an ultimately…
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