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UK happy with proposals made for New Education Policy, appreciate 'flexibility in study options'

In 2006, India and UK entered into a long-term bilateral programme, UKIERI, with a focus on higher education.

Published on 15th September 2019
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90 pc of Indian women who graduate from UK earn above-average salaries, says study

Over 1,000 Indians and a total of 16,000 students from different nationalities who had completed their studies between January 2011 and July 2016 were surveyed to understand their experience

Published on 4th September 2019
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UK government contemplating increasing work-post study rights to 12 months

After the UK announced the abolition of post-study work rights in 2011, the number of Indian students went down sharply from a peak of 38,677 in 2011 to 16,655 in 2016

Published on 1st August 2019
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IIT-Kanpur scientists develop two-finger robotic hand to help stroke patients

The device is a two-finger robotic hand (exoskeleton) that uses a four-bar mechanism and has four degrees of freedom (DOF)

Published on 25th July 2019
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Study in India: New India-UK scheme set to fund visiting students

The Study in India programme will support national and institutional-level objectives to increase the levels of outward student mobility from the UK to 13 per cent by 2020

Published on 24th July 2019
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Solar panels have been installed at NITR and this is how they plan on making the most of it

The installation costs up to Rs10 crore but was done free of cost for National Institute of Technology Rourkela by availing the government's scheme

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Arun Krishnamurthy is on a mission to save as many water bodies as he can, before it's too late!

With severe water shortages and droughts looming in the distance, this environmentalist's efforts are more important than ever before

Published on 15th June 2019
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This AI-based chatbot helps artists collaborate with each other and find suitable projects

DARA identifies artists' interests and skills and gives them a list of potential collaborators and grant-makers across the globe

Published on 5th June 2019
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Padma Shri handed over to Dr Subhash Kak in US, says 'India is going through a renaissance'

Kak, originally from Srinagar, completed his BE from Regional Engineering College, Srinagar (Presently National Institute of Technology, Srinagar) and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Published on 4th June 2019
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Critical thinking and some great English. Why your kid needs the British Council's Summer School Programme

Janaka Pushpanathan tell us what's in their Summer School Programme and why it is a tad more interesting than life skill lessons in school

Published on 1st May 2019
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How Pallavi Chander's Art Therapy is helping Bengaluru's underprivileged kids beat alcoholism, crime

Pallavi Chander is using painting, drama, music and dance to help children from underprivileged backgrounds deal with day-to-day issues  

Published on 1st May 2019
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Social entrepreneur Neha Upadhyaya selected by Yale University among 2019 World Fellows

Upadhyaya's work has also focussed on working with children suffering from various health issues including diabetes, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Published on 26th March 2019
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London calling: Meet two among the 104 women who were awarded British Council’s STEM scholarships to study in the UK

These STEM Scholarships were given away to young girls as a part of the British Council’s celebration of 70 years in India

Published on 15th December 2018
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Brexit will not affect Indian students' opportunities: British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan

British Council's Janaka Pushpanathan tells us about trends in the UK education sphere and why the impact of Brexit will be slim to none

Published on 29th November 2018
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From spoken English classes to an English learning app, Bengaluru-based Enguru is making a difference

Enguru has been training millions of users in English to get good jobs. We talk to its founder to find out what it took to get millions of users to use their app

Published on 9th November 2018

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