DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Students to continue with online learning

Ministry of Education (MoE) aims to continue with its plans for uninterrupted education despite the lockdown caused by the community transmission of COVID-19. “Even if the mass transmission happens, education may not be interrupted,” said the Education Minister Jai Bir Rai. He added that the online teaching learning would go …

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Tackling fake news during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Following the outbreak of community transmission in the country, there has been a large amount of misleading and false information on COVID-19, especially doing the rounds on the social media. For example, the rumor stating that the government is running out of isolation facilities and also a post on Facebook …

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Maternity allowance to be rolled out within a year

Responding to the question on the status of the Government’s pledge of maternity allowance, the Health Minister reported that the required plans and preparations for rolling out the Maternity allowance is almost completed and it will be rolled out within a year. The Minister informed the House that the “Accelerating …

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