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Online tutoring firm BYJU’S Raises $455 Mn

The Edtech behemoth BYJU’S has raised $455 Mn from several investors including Baron Funds, B Capital Group and XN in$1 Bn Series F Round. Just last month the company notched up the distinction of the second highest-valued Indian startup,...

Dr Chintan Vaishnav appointed director of Atal Innovation Mission

New Delhi: Dr Chintan Vaishnav, will be taking over Ramanathan Ramanan later this month as the director of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the flagship initiative of NITI Aayog. The socio-technologist is presently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),...

Bihar Board Class 10 toppers to get laptop

Patna: In a bid to motivate students, the Bihar Government has decided to give laptop to 101 students who have secured place in the merit list of the Bihar Board class 10 exams. The students would be given laptop,...

Schools for classes 1 to 9 in Gujarat closed

Ahmedabad: Owing to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Gujarat Government took a decision to close schools for classes 1 to 9. It is for an indefinite period. The classes for 10, 11 and 12 though would continue...

Edtech sector to grow to $225 billion by FY25

T P Venu: With the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Edtech sector is gaining traction. In the last few months many big as well as small-time players in the sector have raised funds. Byju, Vedantu and Unacademy the...

IIM-V to be a green campus

Vishakhapatnam: The Institute of Management-Visakhapatnam is to be a 100 per cent green campus. With recycling of used water, underground cabling and drainage apart from solar power plant that would meet the requirement of the campus, IIM-V is poised...

University Of Hyderabad launches online diploma course in AI & ML

Hyderabad: The University of Hyderabad (UoH) is offering an online diploma course in artificial intelligence and machine learning (DAI&ML) in association with AAIC Technologies. This is a first-of-its-kind diploma course launched by the University of Hyderabad to make artificial...

University of Hyderabad ranked 1 yet again for research output

Hyderabad: The University of Hyderabad (UoH) has done it again. In the latest Nature Index for 2020-2021 based on its research output, the university has been ranked 1 and was ranked 18 overall among all institutions. The research outputs for...

Ramesh Pokhriyal launches new assessment framework for Classes 6 to 10

New Delhi: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Minister of Education, launched the framework and said the assessment aims to improve the overall learning outcomes of students mainly covering three subjects — English (reading), Science, and Maths. It may be noted that...

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences includes Chess in School Curriculum

Bhubaneswar: In a forward looking move, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) the first school has incorporated chess in its curriculum. This comes following the International Chess Federations’ (FIDE) policy to include Chess in School Level Study Curriculum, the...
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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal...
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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month....

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The...

CBSE postpones Class 12 exams, cancels Class X exams

New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to postpone Class 12 exams and cancelled Class 10 exams, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday. The...

Uttarakhand Govt elevates Anand Bardhan IAS to ACS Grade

The Uttarakhand Government has elevated Anand Bardhan, IAS to the Grade of Additional Chief Secretary. An order to this effect was released by the...