Maharashtra varsity stonewalls cyber-attack

Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Sep 21 : The Shivaji University Kolhapur (SUK) managed to successfully stonewall a potentially damaging cyber-attack on its computer system recently, an official said here on Friday. The cyber attack was detected on September 14 at 5.30 pm and the security systems were put on high alert, but a slowdown in the network […]

SC agrees to use AI to improve medical education

New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Supreme Court has agreed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in the process of verification of medical colleges by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The apex court has asked Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and non-executive chairman of Infosys, to give concrete suggestions at the earliest. The court said […]

Surgical Strike Day to enhance national prestige: Javadekar

New Delhi, Sep 21 : Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday criticised Congress leader Kapil Sibal for terming the observance of Surgical Strike Day as a “jumla” (gimmick), contending that the exercise will enhance national prestige. “This is only meant to increase the prestige of the Army. There is no politics in it. I must […]

Minor girl sexually assaulted in MP school bus

Bhopal, Sep 21 : A three-and-a-half-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the conductor of her school bus here. The accused has been arrested, police said on Friday. According to police, the incident came to light when the girl’s mother spotted blood stains on her clothes on Thursday. After that, the child detailed the horrific incident. […]

80 Manipur University students arrested

Imphal, Sep 21 : Eighty students and six professors of the Manipur University were arrested after police stormed the boys hostel early on Friday following a complaint by the Vice Chancellor’s office, officials said. According to Inspectors General of Police S. Kailun and Clay Khongsai, the police entered the campus right after midnight on the […]

Brave girls of West Bengal’s Purulia lead by example, fight child marriage

By Binita Das Purulia (West Bengal), Sep 21 : As a 15-year-old, she convinced her parents not to marry her off so she could fulfill a childhood dream of becoming a doctor and treating the poor. Now, two years later, Priyanka Bauri strives to make other girls and their parents conscious of the perils of […]