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Drivers' smartphones could be used for road safety: University of Birmingham study

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have studied the feasibility of using smartphones in this way, publishing their findings in Journal of Infrastructure Systems' recently

Published on 26th October 2020
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How this water tech developed by Sona students bagged the top spot at the Smart India Hackathon

Six students from the college developed an IoT-enabled magnetisation-based water treatment technology that can decrease the quantity of water used and reduce dependence on fertilisers

Published on 22nd October 2020
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Kerala teacher, former student wrote a song for Jacinda Ardern. And the NZ PM wrote back to thank them

The song 'A leader called Jacinda' was written by M C Vasisht and composed and sung by his student Ashish Thomas George

Published on 21st October 2020
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After political storm, Anna University researchers back VC over sending Institute of Eminence letter

The university's Vice-Chancellor Dr M K Surappa had previously written to the Union Government seeking an Institute of Eminence tag for the university

Published on 16th October 2020
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IIIT Hyderabad, National Disaster Management Authority develop 'RVS Primer' to estimate damage during earthquake

While disaster management has hitherto followed a relief-centric approach, the RVS Primer will assist in a more mitigation- and preparedness-centric approach

Published on 16th October 2020
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From today, the world will be devoid of Malayalam's last Mahakavi: A tribute to Akkitham

The Jnanpith laureate died in Thrissur on October 15. A recipient of Padma Shri and the Ezhuthachan Award, he was 94

Published on 15th October 2020
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Remember the viral Wildlife Map of Odisha? Meet the designer who illustrated it in great detail

Captured by the Wildlife Map of Odisha, we track the works of visual designer Sudarshan Shaw and understand how it is in the discovery of India that he found the voice for his art. Check it out!
 

Published on 14th October 2020
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Not enough teachers qualified to teach AI, Machine Learning: Why 93k data science vacancies still exist in India

Most of our colleges are not capable of delivering courses on AI, automation, Machine Learning and allied subjects, said  Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-founder  

Published on 14th October 2020
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Calculate your plastic footprint with this Delhi start-up's calculator and to do your bit to keep Earth plastic-free

The Plastic Footprint Calculator will scare you first, but it will slowly make you realise that you can reduce your plastic consumption by tweaking things here and there. Are you ready to calculate?

Published on 13th October 2020
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Students are spending 50 per cent more time online due to COVID pandemic, finds NASSCOM report

Rise in time spent online has been observed not just among school students. As per a recent Linkedin survey, almost 63 per cent of professionals have increased their time spent on online learning 

Published on 13th October 2020
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Is your child loving the extended pandemic vacay or is it eating into their mental health?

A long-pending and much-neglected matter that needs urgent intervention now than ever before is students' mental health

Published on 12th October 2020
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Here's how these two architects are helping young students learn sustainable practices in architecture

We speak to Sridevi Changali, Co-founder of Masons Ink to find out why they fall back on sustainable practices and how they are involving students in their projects to pass on their learning 

Published on 12th October 2020
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Why every school kid must visit the Experient Science Lab in Bengaluru

Virendra Paliwal, Founder of Experiment Science Labs, tells us why Science education through experiments matters in changing their perspective towards the subject

Published on 12th October 2020
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Why more Indians have turned to seeing their therapists online in the middle of the pandemic

COVID has forced many services to go online. This includes therapy too. We asked a few youngsters what they felt about it

Published on 10th October 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020

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