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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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Delhi High Court asks police to file response on pleas by Jamia Millia Islamia students

The court added that the copies of counter affidavit and rejoinder be supplied to all the parties before the next date of hearing on June 21

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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Dharmendra Pradhan bats for Atmanirbhar Bharat, asks students in foreign universities to return

While the immediate economic impact may slow India down, this is an opportunity to pause, rethink, and redesign, the minister told the students during the e-meet

Published on 12th 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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IITM launches Young Research Fellow programme to encourage UG students to take up research as a career option

Funded and co-developed by the Alumni Batch of 1979, the programme encourages undergraduate students to participate in immersive research and inter-disciplinary projects

Published on 11th July 2020
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Meet 22-year-old Prathap from Mandya, who has built over 600 drones, and is known as the Drone Scientist

We talk to Prathap NM from Mandya, popularly known as the Drone Scientist of India. He talks about his journey so far and the instances when his drones helped people in dire need
 

Published on 23rd December 2019
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T-Hub partners with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to mentor hardware startups 

Hyderabad-based innovation hub T-Hub on Friday announced a partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Published on 10th July 2020
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NIT develops multipurpose sanitising device to disinfect packed food items, currency

According to a statement from NIT, it can sanitise packed food items and disinfect currency notes and credit cards besides sanitising papers, files, used masks and gloves, keys etc

Published on 10th July 2020
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PIL moved for waiving tuition fees as no physical classes held by schools during COVID-19 lockdown 

During the hearing, conducted via video conference, the bench said that schools have to pay the teachers for conducting the online classes and also have to put in place the necessary infrastructure

Published on 10th July 2020
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SC refuses to hear plea on deferment of school fees, asks parents to approach HC

The plea also sought that the Centre and all states be asked to direct the private unaided/aided schools to only charge the proportionate fees based on actual expenditure

Published on 10th July 2020
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Mira Nair to adapt New York Times article The Jungle Prince of Delhi in a series 

Written by Ellen Barry, the article reveals the truth about the history of royal family of Oudh, who lived in a ruined palace in Delhi and claimed to be the heirs to the fallen kingdom

Published on 10th July 2020
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IIT Hyderabad collaborates with a multinational tech company to set up India's first AI centre to accelerate research

Housed at IIT Hyderabad, the NVAITC will focus on fundamental AI algorithms, as well as building solutions in the fields of Agriculture, Smart Cities, and Language Understanding

Published on 9th July 2020
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Why kids are often spared from severe COVID-19, reveals study

The researchers noted that children under 18 make up 22 per cent of the US population and only three pediatric deaths were identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published on 9th July 2020

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