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Changing the face of India Education using ICT tools

India is emerging as an economic powerhouse and it cannot function without the support of ICT BY RAUNAK JAIN  Indian Education system is at crossroads. Technological advancements coupled with social changes have lead to a shift in the thinking of society at large. Government has

Origami anything

New algorithm generates practical paper-folding patterns to produce any 3-D structure by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In a 1999 paper, Erik Demaine — now an MIT professor of electrical engineering and computer science, but then an 18-year-old PhD student at the University

5 ways to save your job during retrenchment

Retrenchment may sound like a grave term, yet it’s nothing but a dismissal for operational reasons In this current era of demonetization and recession, organizations are running pillar-to-post, in the tryst to save costs. Whether they call it downsizing, right-sizing, the hard truth is companies

Pune’s retail real estate sector: the game gets real

Significant supply churn, more global & luxury brands line up.Many international brands that preferred to be present only in the bigger metros have recognized the potential of Pune as a model city to expand their footprint and study consumers’ behaviour patterns While the demonetisation wave

Giving robots a sense of touch

GelSight technology lets robots gauge objects’ hardness and manipulate small tools. by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Eight years ago, Ted Adelson’s research group at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) unveiled a new sensor technology, called GelSight, that uses physical

Why private universities matter

By Pavan Soni and Vipul Mathur Private universities have a very key role to play over the next decade, a decade meant for all encompassing growth and where education would be a key propeller. Instead of fighting with the government institutes for the limited resources,

NASA names solar mission after Chicago physicist

It a prestigious moment for America, NASA has named solar mission after Chicago physicist. The US Space Agency has named the first mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun’s atmosphere in honor of Prof. Eugene Parker, who was an eminent physicist at the

LPU sets highest placement record in North India thrice-in-a-row

Fortune 500 companies including top ranked United Health Group, Verizon, Amazon, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Xerox, Colgate Palmolive, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Google (Alphabet), Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple amongst the recruiters Mumbai: Lovely Professional University (LPU) has once again set the highest placement record in North India