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PM Modi will address the country on Corona issue, postponed / examination of all educational institutes including CBSE board''

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation tonight at 8pm as the number of Covid-19 cases has surged to 169 in the country. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Institute of Open Learning, and all higher education institutions have postponed the ongoing examinations for 10 days. The CBSE postponed Board examinations scheduled from March 19 to March 31, including re-exams scheduled for students in Northeast Delhi affected by the recent riots. The Board will announce the new schedule by the end of the month after “re-assessment of the situation”.

PM Modi to address nation as Indian Covid-19 cases rise to 169

Modi will talk about issues relating to Covid-19 and the efforts to combat it.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Railways said that no cancellation fee will be charged for the 155 trains cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The passengers will be refunded 100% of their money, it added. Railways on Thursday cancelled 84 trains, which will not operate between March 20 and March 31, in view of low occupancy and the novel coronavirus pandemic, officials said. - The Statesman/ANN The corona virus is becoming a major challenge for the entire country. Corona cases are steadily increasing, with the current figure reaching 159A. Of those, 25 are foreigners, while three have died. Then Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country tomorrow at 8 pm. On the other hand, JEE and CBSE exams have been canceled, including upcoming school, college and engineering exams.

CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi has said that all CBSE 10th and 12th standard exams will be taken after March 31. It is important that the Ministry of Human Resource Development said that the JEE Mains examination will be held only after March 31.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has made an important decision. Now no exams will be held in the country for next 10 days An order has been issued from MHRD. It said that the academic calendar and the exam program are important, but at the same time, the safety of the students, their parents and the teachers involved in the examinations is also important.

A letter in this regard has been sent from the Ministry of Human Resource Development to the Chairman of the University Grants Commission, All India Council for Technical Education, National Council for Technical Education and Central Council of Secondary Education.

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today announced that all forthcoming board exams have been postponed until March 31 in view of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. In a tweet, CBSE's official handle put out a circular stating that all ongoing board exams for classes X and XII have been postponed, both in India and abroad. Re-examinations for Northeast candidates will also be rescheduled. CBSE said in the note that it will reassess the situation and com ..