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Alexa, gaane sunao: Now you can chat with Amazon Alexa in Hindi or Hinglish in India

Alexa in Hindi is also available on a range of smart speakers by Bose. Brands such as Motorola, MyBox, Boat, Portronics, Fingers, Sony, iBall and Dish will soon launch and update their built-in Alexa

Published on 18th September 2019
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Indians feel armed forces the most trusted profession, politicians the least: Survey

Scientists and teachers bagged the second and third places respectively in terms of trustworthiness in professions in India, showed the study

Published on 18th September 2019
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact

ISRO lost contact 1 km above the lunar surface, minutes before the planned touch-down on the Moon. Efforts to re-establish the link have been going on since then

Published on 18th September 2019
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The University of Queensland has plenty of Indian PhD scholars. This is why

Dr Jessica Gallagher of the University of Queensland tells us more about their focus on partnerships with Indian varsities

Published on 18th September 2019
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ISRO kicks off event to ignite young minds for space science at NIT Rourkela

V Kumbakarnan, Project Director, ISRO spoke about the remote sensing capability of India and elaborated on how ISRO is capturing high resolution data

Published on 17th September 2019
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Agricultural scientist and former Punjab Agricultural University VC Dr Khem Singh Gill passes away at 89

He breathed his last at the Hero DMC Heart Centre here and is survived by two sons including former Sikh hard-liner Ranjit Singh Kukki and a daughter

Published on 17th September 2019
Role models, IIT Madras survey

50% young Indians look at politicians and scientists as role models, finds IIT Madras survey

The survey does not stop at just idols and also deals with the broader aspects of reimagining India in 2030 — towards which a campaign was launched by IIT Madras alumni recently 

Published on 16th September 2019
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Severe mass-extinction occurred on Earth 260 million years ago, says new US study

Scientists had previously determined that there were five major mass-extinction events, wiping out large numbers of species and defining the ends of geological periods

Published on 16th September 2019
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12,300 students from Odisha to benefit from 185 digitised classrooms

The smart classrooms will be equipped with computers, specialised software for learning, audience response technology, assistive listening devices, networking and audio-visual capabilities

Published on 15th September 2019
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Scientists discover breakthrough to prevent hair loss from chemotherapy

The study described how damage in the hair follicle caused by taxanes, cancer drugs which can cause permanent hair loss, can be prevented

Published on 13th September 2019
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Twitter trolls Railway Minister Piyush Goyal after he says 'Einstein discovered gravity'

The slip up was not lost on the netizens who quickly took to Twitter to point out that gravity was discovered by Isaac Newton and Einstein is credited for his theory of relativity

Published on 12th September 2019
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First-ever AI Hackathon brings participants from across the country to Mysuru

23 teams from different states and 16 teams from reputed colleges in Karnataka took part in the Hackathon held at NIE college in the city

Published on 11th September 2019
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Indian students can now work in the UK for 2 years after completing their studies with new visa reform

The new 'Graduate' route, to be in place by next year, will be open to all overseas nationals who have valid UK immigration status as a student and have a degree from a government institute

Published on 11th September 2019
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Sexual harassment at IIT Kanpur: Which colleges in India have been hit by #MeToo scandals?

Hit by #MeToo allegations are some of the most famous educational institutes of the country – IIMC, IISc, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, whose names made headlines for quite sometime

Published on 10th September 2019
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Delhi Government school students encourage ISRO scientists after Chandrayaan-2 landing failure

Several placards and banners were seen in pictures, including 'Delhi is with ISRO, Delhi is proud of ISRO'

Published on 9th September 2019

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