Institutes

SKIMS Nursing Institute holds 6th annual day

July 12, 2019

Mader-e-Meharban Institute of Nursing Sciences and Research (MMINSR), Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science shere Wednesday organised its 6th Annual Day at the institute auditorium. The Annual Day preceded by three-day seminar on “An update on perspectives in Maternal and Reproductive health” with focus on maternal health and nursing, said an official statement. The Director SKIMS […]

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Microsoft launches AI labs in India, collaborate with 10 institutes

June 16, 2019

Microsoft will support the selected institutions with infrastructure, curriculum and content, access to cloud and Artificial intelligence (AI) Tech giant Microsoft on Thursday said that it will launch AI digital labs in the country in collaboration with 10 higher education institutions, including BITS Pilani and ISB. A part of the three-year program, Microsoft will support […]

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Kota institutes claim 45 among top 100 ranks in JEE-Advanced

June 15, 2019

JEE-Advanced toppers from Allen Career Institute celebrating at Kota on Friday KOTA: After reporting stellar performance in NEET and AIIMS exam, Kota coaching centres continued their winning spree when JEE-Advanced results were announced on Friday. The coaching majors claimed 45 ranks among the top 100 when the reports came in last. The entire coaching town celebrated the […]

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Premier institutes not collaborating, need to tie fundings: AICTE chief

June 7, 2019

‘Institutes don’t share their faculties with others’ Stressing on the “lack of collaboration among the country’s premier institutes”, AICTE chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe on Thursday said that there was a need to “attach strings” to the funding of these institutes to make them undertake collaborative programmes. “We do have excellent institutions in Ahmedabad like IIM-A, EDII, […]

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Educational institutes asked to designate Tobacco Monitors to check nicotine use

June 2, 2019

The ministry asked institutions to ensure tobacco users are not designated as tobacco monitors and stressed that management and tobacco monitors must also be vigilant to note tobacco substitutes such as e-cigarettes and devices like heat-not-burn devices, Vape, and flavoured hookah are not used. (Photo: Getty Images) The Union Health Ministry has asked educational institutions, […]

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Salk Institute develops a plant that offers a solution to climate change

May 31, 2019

California’s Salk Institute for Biological Studies is developing a plant that can store excess carbon dioxide in its roots, in a bid to curb the effects of climate change. The Harnessing Plants Initiative aims to create plants with the ability to retain an increased amount of carbon in the soil once they decompose rather than returning it to the air […]

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Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute trio is India’s saving grace in 72nd Cannes Film Festival

May 13, 2019

CANNES: The 72nd Cannes Film Festival kicks off on Tuesday with India missing from the official selection for the first time this decade. The last time the world’s largest movie-producing nation drew a blank in Cannes was in 2009. The 2019 edition of the 12-day festival (May 14 to 25) will open with the screening of […]

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Kerala Muslim educational body bans niqab in its 150 institutes

May 5, 2019

(Image used for representative purpose only) KOZHIKODE: Kerala’s Muslim Educational Society (MES), which controls a total of 150 educational institutions, has banned “any dress that covers the face” for girls on all the campuses it runs. Though the MES circular avoids the word “niqab” (the veil that Muslim women wear for religious reasons), in effect it prohibits veils of […]

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Institutes affiliated to SPPU struggle with software to plug plagiarism

April 28, 2019

Savitribai Phule Pune University PUNE: Research guides at colleges and institutes affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) are struggling as they currently rely on a free-to-download software to check plagiarism in research thesis submitted by students and teachers. Guides say the free-software has a limited data base. If the software detects content result that is 2%-3% similar, […]

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Stanford’s new AI institute is inadvertently showcasing one of tech’s biggest problems

March 25, 2019

The artificial intelligence industry is often criticized for failing to think through the social repercussions of its technology—think instituting gender and racial bias in everything facial-recognitionsoftware to hiring algorithms. On Monday (March 18), Stanford University launched a new institute meant to show its commitment to addressing concerns over the industry’s lack of diversity and intersectional thinking. The […]

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