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Take serious note of failure to establishment model schools in J-K in 10 years despite having funds: CAG 

As the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) was a special category State, the funding pattern through Grant-in-aid for implementation of the scheme was 90:10

Published on 28th March 2021
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US military's first India-born female Muslim chaplain graduates from Chaplain College

Jabeen was commissioned in December as a Second Lieutenant at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, becoming the first female Muslim chaplain in the Department of Defense

Published on 18th February 2021
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'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan starts a trip to Cambodia 

Had Kaavan been spooked and refused to enter the cage or bolted, his departure could have been delayed for months while the rescue team sought to restore calm and trust before trying again

Published on 30th November 2020
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Study reveals community noise may affect dementia risk

Researchers studied 5,227 participants of the Chicago Health and Aging Project who were aged 65 years or older, of whom 30% had mild cognitive impairment and 11% had Alzheimer's disease

Published on 21st October 2020
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Swasner, the brainchild of students of IIIT-B, has the potential to displace ventilators. Here's how

The UChicago Medicine study that the team referred stated that patients demonstrated a better recovery rate when they wore the helmet-shaped ventilator mask instead of the regular ventilator support 

Published on 14th October 2020
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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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Around 75% of government school toilets in 15 states are unhygienic: CAG audit

The CAG audit examined the records pertaining to the construction of toilets by these seven CPSEs and also conducted a physical survey of a sample of 2,695 toilets across 2,048 schools in 15 states

Published on 24th September 2020
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WFH destroys work-life balance, affects mental health: Expert

Murali Rao, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavorial Neurosciences, Loyola University Medical Centre in Chicago, said that WFH has destroyed personal boundaries

Published on 26th August 2020
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ICAI inaugurates 5 representative offices of ICAI in the United States

With the launch of five representative offices at Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New England Region and Washington DC, ICAI has enhanced its strong presence in the US

Published on 8th July 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Rural youth in coastal areas to work as 'Sagar Mitras' in fisheries extension 


By 2022-23, the FM also proposed to raise fish production to 200 lakh tonnes and added to it the production of algae and caged cultivation as well

Published on 1st February 2020
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74000 students' career in jeopardy after Gauhati varsity offers 21 unapproved courses 

The CAG found the GU had submitted affidavits to the UGC "from time to time" assuring the commission that it will not start any new distance education programme "without prior approval of UGC"

Published on 1st December 2019
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IIT-M Researchers study to extract Methane from ice-like cages in Indian EEZ waters

There has been worldwide interest in the development of techniques to extract methane gas trapped in ice-like crystalline cages called 'Gas hydrates'

Published on 18th June 2019
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Study, but stay within limits and wear purdahs: Why AMU Islamic student group's poster reeks of patriarchy

Islamic Youth Federation of Aligarh Muslim University had put out a poster saying how a Muslim woman should be like a caged bird and be protected from communism, feminism, liberalism and atheism 

Published on 26th April 2019
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Abhay Ashtekar, renowned Indian American theoretical physicist wins prestigious Einstein Prize

After receiving his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Chicago, Ashtekar went on to hold influential positions in France, Canada and India.

Published on 15th October 2018
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Andhra govt joins hands with US firm, announces USD 1 mn global challenge for start-ups

As part of the challenge, roadshows are planned in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Paris, London, Hong Kong and Bangalore.

Published on 11th September 2018

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