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Technology easing the Indian education sector

Edu tech is certainly ushering the new age of learning in India. It is estimated that the ed-tech market will double in size from the present USD 20 billion to USD 40 billion by the end of 2017 The process of imparting education has undergone

The age-old debate surrounding video games

>> What really is the final answer to, “Are video games good or bad?” Published studies over the years have proven video games to have a negative impact on people. Although, you shouldn’t dismiss video game just yet. Many other batches of research also prove

Why engineering is a multifaceted profession

>> Careers in engineering are also constantly evolving with new processes and technologies being developed, challenging the will of engineers to adopt and develop creative solutions for complex issues, says Dr Tham Yieng Wei, Head of MDIS School of Engineering. What is engineering? Why is engineering

Without science, I will not be able to live: C N R Rao

>> Improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP. Industry-contribution is almost zero We need to improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP.  Our industry has to contribute

Are our kids really safe in school?

>> Even in schools, our children are becoming unsafe  I have been avoiding the news about the unfortunate incident happened in Ryan International School for the last few days as I was not strong enough to take it, but happened to see the video where

Team Modi is ready for its ambitious ‘Mission 2019’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent cabinet rejig bears a clear reflection of BJP’s run-up into election 2019. However, it also divulges how closely he has been monitoring and evaluating the ministries and the ministers, both the state and the union, in his cabinet. The  cabinet

Why are Newton’s laws of motion important?

Physics is all around us. We can find Physics as the backbone for any daily life example such as an electric light, electricity, the working of our vehicle, wristwatch, cell phone, CD player, radio, plasma TV set, computer, and – the list goes on. Hence,

For quality education, we need commercially viable PPP models

Experts point out that there is an urgent need to devise commercially viable PPP (Public-Private Partnership) models for India’s education sector to take its growth to next level While India has made significant strides in providing education to its citizens, which is evident from the

Why Maryam Mirzakhani is a hero for women in science

“Math is the poetry of logical ideas,” one of the most aesthetic quotes on math by Albert Einstein is a good reminder to treat the subject as something that revolves around our ecosystem. BY DIPIN DAMODHARAN I was lucky enough to attend good math classes in