Category Archives: Top Story

Income inequality linked to export “complexity”

The mix of products that countries export is a good predictor of income distribution, study finds by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In a series of papers over the past 10 years, MIT Professor César Hidalgo and his collaborators have argued that the

Measuring “diagnostic intensity”

New study maps U.S. regions where patients appear more ill than they are by Peter Dizikes, MIT News CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In some areas of the U.S., medical providers consistently order more tests and treatments for patients than providers do elsewhere — a fact that has

Why London is the best university city in the world 

London , the capital city of the UK, has named the best university city in the world. The rankings, compiled by Times Higher Education, show that London has four world class institutes, along with Los Angeles. California Institute of Technology, University of California, University of

Every single moment at Biennale is totally immersive: Lisa Ray

Model, ‘Water’ actress said she was impressed by haunting, sensual works at KMB 2016 Kochi: To Indo-Canadian model-turned-actor and activist Lisa Ray, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) is a fount of inspiration. Ray said she had “goose bumps” from taking in the thought-provoking, immersive works on

Karnataka’s policy is ideate, innovate and invent: Priyank Kharge

MoUs need to be backed by government policies to upgrade knowledge base and skill sets to attract investments,”said  Priyank Kharge, IT & BT and Tourism Minister, Govt. of Karnataka at the visionary leadership summit, ‘Re-launch India’ at IIMB Bengaluru: “Karnataka needed to go beyond its success

Here’s the new student-teacher ratio

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 in its schedule lays down Pupil Teacher ratio (PTR) for both primary and upper primary schools. At primary level the PTR should be 30:1 and at the upper primary level it should be

Twitter introduces new safety features

New initiatives to build safety include stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, introducing safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets New Delhi: The global live communication platform Twitter announced three changes today – stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing