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  • Naidu's 'effective engagement' as Vice President in his first year in office
    SourcesNaidu's 'effective engagement' as Vice President in his first year in office

    Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu, who completed one year in office on Saturday, described the period as ‘effective engagement with different stakeholders with focus on students and youth, farmers, science and research and culture through extensive visits across the country.

    1 year ago
  • HRD to spend Rs 418 cr on research with foreign institutes
    SourcesHRD to spend Rs 418 cr on research with foreign institutes

    Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Friday announced a spending of Rs 418 crore from 2018-20 on collaborative research between Indian and foreign institutes under the 'Scheme for promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration' (SPARC).

    1 year ago
  • Shahid Ashraf takes charge as VC Jamia Milia Islamia
    SourcesShahid Ashraf takes charge as VC Jamia Milia Islamia

    Pro-Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) Shahid Ashraf on Tuesday took charge as the Vice Chancellor (VC), replacing Talat Ahmad, an official statement said.

    1 year ago
  • This novel app may help your kids eat vegetables
    SourcesThis novel app may help your kids eat vegetables

    If your child does not like to eat vegetables, a new gaming app may be of help. Researchers have developed the app designed to entice kids to healthy eating options through exposure to various vegetables.

    1 year ago
  • 122 new research projects selected: HRD Minister
    Sources122 new research projects selected: HRD Minister

    Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that 122 new research projects had been selected, costing Rs 112 crore, under IMPRINT-II to strengthen research in higher education institutions. "Out of 2,145 proposals, 122 best ones were selected for funding under IMPRINT-II, advancing cutting-edge level technology," Javadekar said in a statement here.

    1 year ago
  • Universities not mere degree factories: President
    SourcesUniversities not mere degree factories: President

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said that the best scientific universities and institutions of learning are not just teaching shops or degree factories but increasingly they are sources of innovation and incubators of technology and technology-driven start-ups.

    1 year ago
  • Global biodiversity assessment near completion: Researchers
    SourcesGlobal biodiversity assessment near completion: Researchers

    The first comprehensive overview for more than a decade of the state of knowledge about global biodiversity and the contributions of nature to people is nearing completion with a final meeting of authors this week at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre here, it was announced on Thursday.

    1 year ago
  • Robots left unsecured on Internet may pose danger: study
    SourcesRobots left unsecured on Internet may pose danger: study

    Robots, when left unsecured on the Internet, can expose users across the web, thereby allowing hackers to control them remotely in ways that could be dangerous to both the robot and the human operators, warns a study.

    1 year ago
  • Seven institutes join hands to develop ornamental fish industry
    SourcesSeven institutes join hands to develop ornamental fish industry

    In an effort to boost the ornamental fish industry, seven fisheries research institutes under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in collabration with the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) launched a project here on Saturday.

    1 year ago
  • Tweets could be reliable indicator of air quality during wildfires
    SourcesTweets could be reliable indicator of air quality during wildfires

    A new study by scientists with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service suggests that what people tweet in areas affected by wildfire can be a reliable indicator of air quality conditions.

    1 year ago