Facial Recognition App To Replace Attendance Registers In Tamil Nadu schools

The teacher will click a picture of the students in a group and the app will recognise the faces Attendance registers in Tamil Nadu schools would soon become a thing of the past with the State Monday launching an Artificial Intelligence-enabled attendance system through face reading on a pilot basis at a government high school Read More

Kalam-inspired fellowships for environment researchers soon

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry will launch post-doctoral research fellowships in the name of former president late APJ Abdul Kalam to nurture young scientists working in the fields of environment and ecology. “The main focus of the new fellowship programme and also the ongoing National Environmental Sciences Fellows Programme is to nurture young scientists working Read More

Nobel laureates to speak at University of Mysore centenary celebrations

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. (TOI file photo) MYSURU: Nobel laureates Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Richard John Roberts will be delivering lectures as part of the centenary celebrations organized by the University of Mysore (UoM) in December. UoM, during its year-long celebrations, has arranged lectures from Nobel laureates from various disciplines from across the globe. The first lecture was Read More

Delhi govt lauches scheme for extra-curricular activities in 54 model schools

NEW DELHI: Delhi government is launching yet another scheme and bringing private parties on board. As a ‘pilot’, the Directorate of Education will run a heavy-duty extra-curricular activities programme in 54 ‘model’ schools in Delhi. As a part of the programme, the DoE “will allow access to the desirous academies/clubs/individual professionals into the schools” and Read More