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Women empowerment: Turnstone Global launches Project “ULLAS”

Turnstone Global, one of the oldest Non-Governmental Organisation serving the underprivileged and needy for more than a period of 20 years today organized the Conclave “ULLAS 2017” and launched “ULLAS” – Project on Women Empowerment in tune with the development agenda of the Government at Mahajati Sadan in Kolkata. The event

Study: Indian monsoons have strengthened over past 15 years

A 50-year dry spell has reversed, with more rain to come BY JENNIFER CHU, MIT NEWS OFFICE  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — An MIT study published in Nature Climate Change finds that the Indian summer monsoons, which bring rainfall to the country each year between June and September, have strengthened

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