Article on October 12, 2017

IIT Madras Biotechnology Department Gets New Block With State Of The Art Research Facilities

This block will enable the expansion of Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, and accommodate special facilities such as an Animal House and a Cancer Tissue Bank.

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IT Industry Allays Job Seekers' Fears, Says Hiring Pattern Intact

According to a survey released earlier this week, Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation

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What Ails Our Universities?

Way back in 1854, "Wood's despatch" as it was then called, Sir Charles Wood, the president of the then East India Company,suggested that primary schools must adopt vernacular languages, high school must adopt Anglovernacular language and on college level English medium for education. Vocational and women's education were also stressed upon.

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Guidelines Issued To States Concerning Safety Of School Children

The HRD ministry has assured the apex court that it is willing to take further measures “in view of emergent requirements” to ensure safety and security of children in schools across the nation.

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