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Here's how Chennai-based HashHackCode is teaching coding to the differently-abled

HashHackCode's unique curriculum to teach coding involves student mentors teaching coding to the differently-abled

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Only 30% of Indian PhDs are women: GATI to set gender parity records straight

Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) by the ministry aims to nudge higher education and research institutes towards supporting diversity

Published on 23rd November 2020
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President Ram Nath Kovind: JNU campus encourages free debate and respect for difference in opinion

He added that JNU has always been a follower of the multi-disciplinary approach since inception that is now given greater importance in the new NEP document

Published on 18th November 2020
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Designer of iconic structure to commemorate 75th Independence Day to be decided by competition

The competition is open to Indian citizens/organisations only and will include architects, architectural firms, students, student groups, architectural or planning schools/colleges

Published on 13th November 2020
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Asian applicants, including Indian nationals, lose case over admissions at Harvard University

Harvard's admissions policy applies only to students who are citizens or residents of the US as universities use a different set of criteria in selecting foreign students

Published on 13th November 2020
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Prioritising ideology over national interest has harmed democracy: PM Modi at JNU's statue unveiling

Talking about India's new NEP 2020, PM Modi said: Swami Vivekananda wanted that education in the country should be such that it provides self-confidence to individuals

Published on 12th November 2020
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Understanding intellectual disabilities: The need to recognise children through mainstream education

Explaining how in our country, according to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, there are 21 types of disabilities specified, he says that this includes intellectual disability

Published on 12th November 2020
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Why Rishav Mohanty's illustrations are giving Odia folk tales a glocal upgrade

In a quest to tell more local stories, 24-year-old Rishav Mohanty, who hails from Bhubaneswar but is currently based out of Delhi, is going back to his roots and we find out what he is up to now

Published on 11th November 2020
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop the world’s first specific bacterial biosensor to detect environmental pollutant

The biosensor showed a satisfactory and reproducible recovery rate for the detection of SDS in real samples of sewage water, river water, and pond water

Published on 11th November 2020
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IIM Kozhikode beats pandemic blues, secures 100% summer placements for its largest batch ever

With 52% of women candidates and 40% non-engineering candidates, this largest cohort included the flagship PGP course and the inaugural batches of PGP Liberal Studies and Management and PGP Finance

Published on 9th November 2020
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The UK visa regime is changing, high approval rating for Indian students: Oliver Ballhatchet, British Dy High Commissioner

In 2020, around 49,8000 Tier 4 study visas have been issued, which is a 136 per cent increase from what was in 2019, he added

Published on 5th November 2020
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National Unity Day: This Kerala interfaith couple was wrongly accused of Love Jihad. In response, they changed the system

The marriage application of Athira Sujatha and her fiancee Shameem was wrongly circulated on social media last year, causing distress to the couple

Published on 30th October 2020
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Twitter rolls out Topics for users to find, follow and discuss their interests in English and Hindi

When a person chooses to follow a Topic, he or she will see tweets from a whole host of accounts that are experts, fans or just tend to talk about that subject a lot on Twitter on their timeline

Published on 29th October 2020
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Facebook's Workplace brings new features on its platform for better accessibility

Workplace has kept its commitment to updating and introducing varied employee engagement tool kits on a monthly basis, the platform said in a statement

Published on 28th October 2020
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India needs to fix domestic issues, economy to face the world with more credibility: Shashi Tharoor at UN

The former Union minister said he has always argued that India's international credibility is often a reflection of its domestic postures

Published on 23rd October 2020

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