Stanford engineers develop electronic glove that give robots human touch

Stanford develops an electronic glove that gives robots a sense of touch Stanford engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort of dexterity that humans take for granted. Video courtesy of the Bao Lab Stanford researchers developed the skin-like touch sensors that enable this robotic hand Read More

Tripura schools to have CBSE syllabus and NCERT textbooks from next session, says State Education Minister

Tripura’s Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath has announced that the state will soon have NCERT books along with CBSE syllabus in its schools. This will be done in the place of the present state curriculum State Council of Educational Research and Training. Committee to change school syllabus The BJP-Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) government Read More

IIIT Delhi Professor Selected For Swarnajayanti Fellowship Award For Scientific Research

Dr Mayank Vatsa, Associate Professor and Head of Infosys Center for AI at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi) has been selected for the prestigious Swarnajayanti fellowship award instituted by the Department of Science and Technology, for the year 2017-18. Dr Vatsa was selected for the award in the Engineering Sciences discipline. Overall, only 14 scientists across Read More

Supreme Court Quashes Madras High Court’s 196 Grace Marks Order For Erroneous Questions In NEET

The Supreme Court of India today quashed the Madras High Court directive to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to grant 196 grace marks to students who suffered from the erroneous Tamil translation of 49 questions in the NEET for undergraduate medical admissions. While setting aside the the judgment of the Madurai bench Madras High Read More

Anna University UG/PG exams 2018 postponed

Anna University exams: Due to Cyclone Gaja, the varsity has to reschedule exams Anna University has announced the rescheduled dates for the examinations that were scheduled to begin from November 15 to November 20. As per the official statement, the examinations for all Anna University affiliated colleges for the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes have been Read More

UGC to come up with new regulation to deal with students’ complaints

As per the UGC (Grievance Redressal) Regulations 2012, all higher education institutes are required to appoint an ombudsman for redressing grievances of students Faced with complaints from institutes, the University Grants Commission has revamped its grievance regulations with “improvements” and will soon be putting a new version to public for feedback, which will include revised Read More