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This free software collective is taking Malayalam computing to the next level

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing develops software and tech and works with public organisations to ensure the quality of how the language is written and read

Published on 6th May 2020
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MHRD giving  'finishing touch' to the New Education Policy,  likely to release it this month

The new academic year begins in September instead of the July-August period because of the Lockdown and the Government is considering to formalise the policy before that time

Published on 6th May 2020
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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COVID-19: Trust in social media is very low in India, finds survey 

The only category of Indians whose "no trust at all" percentage in social media which was below 20 per cent was Indians above the age of 60

Published on 4th May 2020
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OP Jindal Global University admissions go fully online. Tests to start from May 11

Candidates will be monitored live through their device's webcam with the assistance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools

Published on 4th May 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic could last till 2022 until most of the world population becomes immune: US researchers

Researchers recommended that the US prepare for a worst-case scenario, including no vaccine availability or herd immunity

Published on 2nd May 2020
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How can we respond during lockdown? 150 transgenders write to Govt to protest minute feedback window to crucial act 

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment asked the public for feedback on the Draft Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020

Published on 30th April 2020
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Centre increases mid-day meal allocation by meagre amount at WB govt's urging

The HRD ministry "only effected a marginal rise to Rs 4.79 for primary students and Rs 7.75 for secondary students"

Published on 29th April 2020
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First in northeast India, Tripura gets a mobile, risk-free COVID-19 sample collection kiosk

Agartala Smart City Limited (ASCL) Chairman Gitte Kirankumar Dinkarrao said the kiosk was built on an old three-wheeler vehicle at a cost of Rs 85,000 and it can navigate through narrow lanes

Published on 29th April 2020
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Tripura apprises MHRD minister on steps for academic exercise during lockdown

Pokhriyal said, in the current financial year, 5 per cent of the SSA fund would be released on ad-hoc basis. But Nath urged him to raise it to at least 20-30 per cent

Published on 29th April 2020
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Paro Anand's five steps to write for children effectively 

Ever thought of writing for children? With the help of author Paro Anand, who has written several notable books for children of all ages, make the most of this lockdown and learn this style properly 

Published on 27th April 2020
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La Trobe University supports its students amidst the pandemic by offering AUD 12 Million

La Trobe has also introduced more flexible online study options for prospective students and created additional start dates

Published on 25th April 2020
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UN chief calls for protection of human rights in pandemic response

Guterres said governments must be "transparent, responsive and accountable," and stressed that press freedom, civil society organisations, the private sector and "civic space" are essential

Published on 24th April 2020
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UoH conducts survey, finds students don't have access to net, electricity. Drops idea of online classes to students' relief

45 per cent students said they can access internet‘ infrequently’ and 18 percent (about 450 students) said they can’t access it at all, 200 students don't have electricity at their homes

Published on 23rd April 2020
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40 global universities form Climate Alliance to accelerate action

The Climate Alliance will provide a central hub for universities to share the latest climate research with the public

Published on 23rd April 2020

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