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Owing to lack of equipment and scribes, 200 blind DU students cannot appear for Online Open Book Exams

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday heard a petition challenging the examination on grounds of discrimination towards differently-abled students

Published on 28th July 2020
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Study reveals how renegade protein interrupts brain cell function in Alzheimer's disease

Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the new study analysed the makeup of such tangles and found 12 proteins that they say have not before been tied to both tau and Alzheimer's 

Published on 28th July 2020
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This IIM-K alum's subscription-based waste management service can dispose of COVID's PPE waste safely

Noval India offers complete support in waste management on a subscription basis that will take care of collection, segregation, recycling and more

Published on 27th July 2020
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Moderna begins phase-3 clinical trial of COVID vaccine in the US

The phase-3 trial, which will be conducted at the US clinical research sites, will include 30,000 participants who do not have Covid-19

Published on 28th July 2020
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Meet the man who knows what books your favourite movie character reads

Abhisek Suman finds out the books that movie characters read and documents them on Instagram and Twitter  

Published on 27th July 2020
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Here's how institutes are training culinary students away from the kitchen during COVID-19 

With most of the culinary institutes shut during COVID-19, the courses had to shift online

Published on 15th July 2020
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This Odisha start-up's AI-driven digital waiter will help you get takeout food without the COVID risk

In 2012, Vedant worked as an Associate Consultant with Wipro in Kochi for about four and a half years. After that he entered the field of entrepreneurship with other start-ups of his own before thi  

Published on 23rd July 2020
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This sibling duo's start-up uses AI-enabled technology to assess student abilities to help better evaluation 

Edu-WUDI evaluates the skills and interests of students outside of the set curriculum to allow them to understand their personal preferences

Published on 24th July 2020
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If alive, Siras would have laughed when SC decriminalised Section 377: Anish Gawande on translating the gay AMU professor's poems

Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a Marathi professor at the Aligarh Muslim University was humiliated and suspended for being gay. He died by suicide 10 years ago
 

Published on 22nd July 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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How this Chennai law graduate got her School to include her mother’s name in her degree certificate

The Chennai-based graduate found out that this was an actual serious issue for graduates who had been brought up by single women

 

Published on 20th July 2020
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A novel panacea for a pandemic in urban areas: An isolation modelling approach

The criticality of this solution is the fact that without strict isolation in place and having just intermittent curfew, it would be experiencing a sine curve activity of cases decreasing temporarily

Published on 20th July 2020
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How Twitter has miserably failed to tame parody accounts in India

Most of these accounts are being used for the purposes of targeting a particular person or for the purposes of forwarding or perpetuating a particular philosophy, political, religious or otherwise

Published on 20th July 2020
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This DU professor's viral post explains how an increase in students' marks in board exams is a symptom of a faulty education system

Itisha Nagar, an assistant professor of psychology at Kamala Nehru College uses a psychology experiment to assess an increasing number of toppers in the CBSE exam

Published on 18th July 2020
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This 18-year-old from Ahmedabad is going to supply the Indian Army with drones to detect landmines

The drones made by Ahmedabad-based Harshwardhansinh Zala have been appreciated by our PM Narendra Modi as well. This is the story behind how he made them and what are his plans in the future

Published on 17th July 2020

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