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UGC's Revised Academic Calendar 2020-21: First Year Classes Commence From November September 23, 2020 10:59

University Grants Commission on Tuesday released the academic calendar for the first year students of the session 2020-21. The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday has released the academic calendar for the first year Under…

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90% of IT Employees in Hyderabad Working from Home September 23, 2020 09:11

80% of the IT companies have reported that productivity is above 75% and very large companies have reported productivity above 90%. A survey was conducted by Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association and found out that 95…

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Students go back to Schools in 8 States after 6 Months September 22, 2020 13:58

Students go back to Schools in 8 States after 6 Months:- Only 7 states and one Union Territory have reopened the schools from September 21 for the students of Classes 9 and above. For the…

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Tamed Elephants in India to get Unique Identification Numbers like Aadhar September 22, 2020 10:46

India has 2454 domesticated elephants out of which 1000 are in Assam, 500 in Kerala, and 300 in Tamil Nadu. The Wildlife Institue of India is collecting the DNA of the elephants across all states…

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8 Rajya Sabha MP's Suspended from Upper House, Here's Why September 22, 2020 09:41

Derek, Sanjay Singh, Rajeev Satav, Ripun Biren, Elamaram Kareem, K K Ragesh, Syed Nazir Hussain, and Dola Sen were suspended from the Upper House. Citing unruly behavior during the passing of farm bills, eight MPs…

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Phase 3 Human Trials of Oxford COVID Vaccine Begins in Pune September 22, 2020 08:46

The Serum Institute of India has partnered with AstraZeneca to bring out a COVID-19 developed by the University of Oxford. Sassoon General Hospital in Maharashtra is currently witnessing high influx of volunteers as the phase…

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Govt to Impose 5% Customs Duty on Import of Open Cell of TV's from October 1 September 21, 2020 16:09

Last year, the government has given an exception to the industry as it needed time to build the domestic capacity for the open cell. From October 1, a customs duty of 5 percent will be…

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Everything about FELUDA, a low-cost COVID-19 Test in India September 21, 2020 16:01

Developed by CSIR, the device uses genome-editing technology and gives similar results to the RT-PCR test. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the commercial launch of FELUDA, which is a low-cost COVID…

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Govt Launches a Portal for Migrant Workers to Ensure Timely Salaries, Travel Benefits September 21, 2020 15:10

A journey allowance will be given to the migrant workers who work in other states. A lump sum amount will be paid for a year for his/her travel to native place. The labor code on…

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IIT Roorkee Students Develop Algorithm that Detects Social Media Posts on Misogyny September 21, 2020 12:44

Alumnus Richi Nayak and her colleague Mohammad Abdul Bashar developed an algorithm that detects the intent behind the social media posts. Richi Nayak who is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee,…

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60% of Indian Children go to School on Foot: Survey September 21, 2020 09:02

More girls walk to schools than boys according to a recent survey by the National Statistical Organization (NSO). National Statistical Organization (NSO) has recently conducted a study on school-going children and took down alarming results.…

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Wearing Glasses Can Reduce The Risk Of COVID-19: Study September 19, 2020 08:47

A study finds that wearing glasses can prevent COVID-19. Should start wearing them? What do the experts say? As scientists and health experts have expedited their vaccine trials across the globe on one side, many…

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