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Chikungunya: IIT Roorkee researchers identify molecule with antiviral activity against the virus

IIT Roorkee researchers identify molecule with antiviral activity against Chikungunya virus.

Have a degree, not a job? Here’s why including entrepreneurship development in academic curriculum is important

Unemployment is on the rise in India. One reason is the lack of understanding about market requirements among young people on the threshold of a new career. Education cannot prevent unemployment.

Why it is important to fast-track higher education reform

The drive to attain the label of ‘world-class institution’ is becoming stronger by the day, particularly as a credibility measure, considering the relatively poor image of Indian institutions in t

Boosting workplace: Here’s how to improve diversity and foster climate of inclusion in companies

Despite the growing interest and commitment from both practitioners and scholars in ‘diversity’ and ‘diversity management’ over the last three decades, inequality and discrimination persist at

CBSE paper leaks: Why it’s time to get rid of board exam system

If we are to reform our education, we must bust some myths. One of the biggest myths in the minds of the population is the sanctity of board exams, textbooks and the affiliation process

Why Make In India, Skill India will help millennials get more secure jobs

Job creation has always been a major challenge in developing countries, and India is no different.

Good news for job seekers: Financial Year 2019 expected to see revival on hiring front

A number of companies are set to remodel their hiring techniques this year and technology will play an even greater role in the hiring process. Upskilling is going to play an integral role, too

Why we must build bridges towards borderless education

The ministry of HRD had been pursuing the plan to allow foreign universities on Indian soil, and award degrees to Indian students right here.

Here’s why providing school education is not enough for your kids

Delivering on outcomes is most important determinant of efficacy and effectiveness of educational intervention, irrespective of the scale.

Why robotics should be introduced at school level

Robotics as a branch of engineering involves the design, construction and operation of robots. Robots have very much been a part of our lives for a long time, working on industry floors and assembly l

How Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things will impact education in future

The recent revolution in digital technology has touched every sphere and facet of lives, and education sector has not been spared. Unlike any other sector, the link between digital technology and educ

Daiwa L55FVC5N Smart TV review: This 55-inch smart TV offers good display, 8 GB internal storage

In the box, along with the TV, you get one unit of remote, battery, wall mount and warranty card. The smart TV has simple and elegant design.

China has resources but India has weight in the region, say Nirupama Rao and Richard Verma

Ex-India ambassador to US Nirupama Rao and former US ambassador to India Richard Verma talk about the rise of China and ways to get it to ‘play by the rules’, reflect on the ‘shifting’ role of

Union Budget 2018: How the Budget will help create jobs

The government accepted this long-pending demand of the industry which will now provide employers the flexibility in hiring that will gradually bring more private investments, resulting in more job cr

Union Budget and education: Improving learning outcomes is the key focus

This year’s Budget recognises this concern and seeks to address it through various initiatives and measures. The key amongst these is the concept of moving from blackboard to digital board, with dig

Budget 2018: The ‘education’ we can take from Budget FY19

Budgetary allocations are strategic in nature and specific to changing conditions of the economy. So, comparison like this year’s allocation is about 4% more (not considering inflation) than the pre

Budget 2018: Budgeting quality and learning outcomes

Minister Jaitley reiterated that improvement in quality of teachers could improve the quality of education in the country. The question is, how a bunch of individuals entering the teaching profession

Moto X4 priced at Rs 22999 has great features, solid design

Motorola’s new handset has great features and solid design with good all-round performance

Jobs of the future: Here is what your children will be doing in 2025

Many jobs could have elements of the predictive economy, and will fit into industries such as services (of all kinds), healthcare and retail. In each of these areas, as devices are re-imagined through

Autodesk partners Maruti Suzuki, NID to help students find design solutions

The mentoring will be online, 8-12 hours in total, over a period of four weeks, and will include interactive sessions with experts from NID and Maruti Suzuki.

Employee loans: Corporate HR loans can help retain talent; here’s how

To avail loans, people often have to run helter-skelter from one bank to another. It consumes a lot of time and effort, resulting in stress. If the employer can provide financial assistance to its sta

A RICHard ThALEr of human behaviour

Economic theory tells us we get direct satisfaction from buying a high-performance (and hence expensive) car, but behavioural theory tells us that such satisfaction will be limited if our neighbour ow

Transforming HR with cloud computing

Traditional HR systems are disparate, disconnected. Cloud-based HR reflects the entire organisation in real time. According to the latest PwC HR Technology survey, 40% of the 300-plus companies survey

Why India needs skilled migrants who can come back one day to Make in India

Every year, 8-9 lakh Indian workers seek overseas employment. A robust skill assessment and certification system is a critical building block for this ecosystem.

Modern teams and #PresenceParadox

According to NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development), India will have the largest young workforce by 2020, with 29 being the average age.

IIT Roorkee to introduce early earthquake warning system

As a pilot, which started in 2015, IIT Roorkee deployed 84 sensors in the seismic gap region of Garhwal Himalaya with the help of the ministry of earth sciences.

Cannot dismiss the importance of human touch

While artificial intelligence can deliver the best content to a student by analysing a large amount of data, machines can’t comprehend emotions or help a student fix his/her problems

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