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Google to help India go digital with Rs 75000 cr fund: Sundar Pichai

Google also announced new initiatives as part of its ongoing efforts towards the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 13th July 2020
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Haryana Chief Minister gives thumbs up for three new medical colleges in the state

The chief minister also accorded approval to start a DM Cardiology course at the Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS)

Published on 13th July 2020
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Ahmedabad University offers 2020 graduates option to stay back on campus, opt for more courses to develop new skills

The university has prepared certificate and postgraduate diploma programmes, and minors for its graduates so that they can remain at the university till they find appropriate opportunities outside

Published on 13th July 2020
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IIT Madras researchers find active principle from turmeric can potentially improve outcomes of cancer therapies

The team found that treating leukaemia (blood/bone-marrow cancer) cells with curcumin sensitises the cells to TRAIL and results in more efficient cell death

Published on 13th July 2020
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Sri Lanka shuts schools again after a spike in COVID-19 cases

In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry said the decision to shut schools was taken after nearly 400 patients a rehabilitation center were infected with the virus in the past three days

Published on 13th July 2020
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COVID-19 could've existed long before outbreak: WHO official

He had said that the novel coronavirus existed worldwide and broke out whenever and wherever favourable conditions occurred rather than starting in China last December leading to the ongoing pandemic

Published on 13th July 2020
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Study shows short walks near water bodies could benefit mental health in addition to physical well-being

Numerous ISGlobal studies have identified health benefits associated with green spaces, including a lower risk of obesity, better attention capacities in children, and slower physical decline in older

Published on 12th July 2020
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Indian students in USA fear unpaid loans, losing semester, COVID-19, deportation amid new rules

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla raised the issue with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale during an online meeting earlier this week

Published on 12th July 2020
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Wealth and gender impact Indian students' performance in school, says study

Researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of East Anglia on Saturday published their work in the British Educational Research Journal

Published on 12th July 2020
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Inspired by Dr Abdul Kalam, How Georgia Tech's Ananya Jain set up an AI-powered game to beat mental health issues

Ananya Jain, who is 21-years-old, and her team have put together an app that can make the waiting time between students and their counsellors more productive for the mental health of the former  

Published on 12th July 2020
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Dr M K Jayaraj is the new Calicut University VC. Appointment after a nine-month-long delay

The appointment is for a period of four years from the date on which he assumes office. Jayaraj has over 10 years' experience in teaching and research in his current role as Professor at CUSAT

Published on 11th July 2020
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People with higher memory capacity more likely to follow social distancing norms: Study

The results also suggest learning social distancing as a new norm requires an effortful decision process that relies on working memory

Published on 11th July 2020
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Learning English: What do words like 'fast-track', 'backtrack', 'back-pedal' mean?

To ‘fast-track’ means to accelerate or speed up the progress of something. The other words that can be used instead of ‘fast-track’ include hasten, quicken, rush and expedite

Published on 11th July 2020
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Get ready for the ultimate debate by students on Reimagining Global Education

Speech and Debate India is organising their first virtual debate and we talk to the founder and Stanford alumni Rajiv Kacholia about all that lead up to this moment and what we can expect from it

Published on 11th July 2020
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#StudentsLivesMatters: Students plan four-day protest against UGC's decision to conduct exams during pandemic

The government has, in the past, not been very favourable towards accepting terms of protestors but the students say it is their right and they have to listen

Published on 11th July 2020

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