Category Archives: Top Story

Pearson Hires New Head of Artificial Intelligence

>>Appointment First of Its Kind for Education Industry, Showcases Pearson’s Commitment to Digital Pearson, the digital education company, today announced the appointment of Milena Marinova to lead artificial intelligence (AI) and personalized learning for the company. Milena joins Pearson in July as senior vice president,

540 units of blood collected through camp organized by Enviro

 >>The drive was conducted at various Vatika commercial complexes in Gurugram. Commenced in the second week of June, the drive was successfully concluded on 27th June 2018.  A total of 540 units of blood was collected for Thalassemia patients through a blood donation drive held by Enviro – the facilities management wing

Study: Climate action can limit Asia’s growing water shortages

>>Following the Paris accords could reduce risk of severe water-access problems, researchers find Even “modest” action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study led by MIT researchers. The study

New system recovers fresh water from power plants

>>Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant About 39 percent of all the fresh water withdrawn from rivers, lakes, and reservoirs in the U.S. is earmarked for the cooling needs of electric power plants that use

People power

>>State-level policy in the U.S. is responsive to public opinion, study shows In politics, your voices make a difference. At least at the state level of U.S. politics, that is. A new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist shows that state policies in the

For food-aid recipients, information is power

>>A simple card explaining a government aid program leads to more rice for poor villagers in Indonesia. Even for poor villagers in rural Indonesia, information is power. That is the implication of a newly published study co-authored by MIT economists, which finds that recipients of

Rote learning must be discouraged: AICTE Chairman

India’s first ‘Academic & Research Integrity Conclave 2018’ concludes its Delhi Edition  “Integrity is the pillar of excellence in academia and research”, echoed eminent leaders from higher education and research institutions, at the country’s first ‘Academic and Research Integrity Conclave 2018’, which the Capital hosted.

United Nations recently hired interns from LISSA School of Design

>>LISAA School has over 700 students in the campus which has seven-course offerings which include graduation, diploma and other creative areas including short filmmaking  LISAA School of design campus at Adugodi Hosur Road  (the only French Design School in India with lone campus in Bengaluru)   and CREO

Brewing up Earth’s earliest life

Large concentrations of sulfites and bisulfites in shallow lakes may have set the stage for Earth’s first biological molecules CAMBRIDGE, MASS.–Around 4 billion years ago, Earth was an inhospitable place, devoid of oxygen, bursting with volcanic eruptions, and bombarded by asteroids, with no signs of