IIT Madras Researchers Design First Indigenously-Developed Microprocessor

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Researchers have designed and booted up India’s first Indigenously-developed Microprocessor that can be used in mobile computing devices, embedded low power wireless systems and networking systems besides reducing reliance on imported microprocessors in Communications and Defence Sectors. The Microprocessor can be used by others as it is on par Read More

Department Of Science And Technology Invites Research Proposal On Yoga, Meditation Practices

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has invited research proposal for the ‘Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation’ (SATYAM) programme. SATYAM was conceptualized by DST and launched under its Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI). Research proposal is invited for the year 2018-19 from scientists/academicians having prior research experience in scientific aspects of ‘Yoga Read More

CBSE Releases Tentative List Of Subjects For February, March Board Exams

CBSE has decided to conduct all Skill Education (Vocational) subjects in the later half of February along with few other academic subjects which are being opted by small number of students. This decision from Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE comes after Delhi High Court has directed Delhi University and CBSE to ensure that Read More

CBSE plans to introduce sign language, braille as subjects for students with special needs

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling introducing sign language as a subject, computer-based tests, attendance waivers and flexible subject selection options for students with special needs. The board which is in the process of formulating comprehensive guidelines for students with special needs has proposed such children may also be given exemptions from Read More

UP Government Asked To Submit Report On Appointment Of 68,500 Teachers

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit before it on September 20 the progress report of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the appointment process of 68,500 assistant basic education teachers in the state. The Lucknow Bench of the High Court took serious note of the alleged irregularities and issued Read More

Students at IIT Delhi develop cheaper drug for curing snake bites

Students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here have produced what could be a cheaper and more effective solution for neutralizing the toxic effect of a snake venom. The research has been done in collaboration with San Jose University, US. “Purification of peptides offers unique challenges with respect to obtaining the desired process Read More

Open University staff to strike over job cuts and centre closures

Open University (OU) staff have voted to strike over up to 500 job losses and the closure of seven offices. Regional centres in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Gateshead, Leeds, London and Oxford are to shut. Members may also strike at OU offices in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Milton Keynes, Manchester and Nottingham. The University and College Union Read More