Make ‘Artificial Intelligence’ work for India: PM

Mumbai, Feb 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that with Artificial Intelligence (AI), bots and robots, productivity will increase, but warned of rising apprehensions of ‘human redundancy’ as the mind and machines would compete directly. For avoiding this scenario, he urged that AI should be Made in India and Made to Work […]

Wear flip-flops while taking exams, Bihar Board tells students

Patna, Feb 18 : Ahead of the Class 10 examinations, the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Sunday directed students to sit in exams while wearing slippers or flip-flops and not shoes along with socks. “There is nothing new in this order to students appearing in Class 10 exams from February 21. It is a […]

Canadian college partners with Indian institutes

New Delhi, Feb 18 : A Canadian college on Sunday announced long-term collaboration with universities and institutions of higher education in India. Seneca College has joined hands with the National Institute for Financial Management (NIFM), IILM Institute for Higher Education, Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research (TIMSR), Punjab Technical University (PTU), Administrative Staff College […]

British minister for slashing some university tuition fees

London, Feb 18 : University tuition fees should partly be based on how a degree course could benefit a student’s future career, British Education Secretary Damian Hinds said. In an interview with the Times published on Sunday, the newly-appointed secretary said he wanted to see a system which would consider a course’s value for money […]

Goats replace students in classrooms of Manipur school

Imphal, Feb 17 : Manipur Education Minister T. Radheshyam on Saturday said during a surprise visit, he found goats occupying two empty classrooms of a school in Khelakhong of the state, as there were no students, though the school authorities had claimed a “comfortable number of students”. On the basis of false claims, mid-day meals, […]

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee to get honorary D.Litt from IIEST

Kolkata, Feb 17 : Former President Pranab Mukherjee will be conferred an honorary D.Litt by the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), an official said on Saturday. Mukherjee will be conferred the honour during IIEST convocation on March 4 for his role as a public figure for many decades, IIEST Director Prof Ajoy […]