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April 14 - April  27, 2014


 

Now, a quick-service Indian food chain


After a 13-year stint with independent software testing firm AppLabs,….

Research reports by Indians jump 146% in last 10 yrs

... nations led by India and China are enhancing their science, education and technology policies, says a research….

The most powerful Indian technologists in Silicon Valley

Ever since waves of Indian graduates poured into Silicon Valley in Northern California in the 1970s and 1980s,….

US scientists use coconut dust for germinating stronger seeds

A team of scientists led by an Indian-American at a prestigious American university has introduced a technique of using coconut dust for ...

Tobacco use accounts for 40 per cent of all cancers in India, says report


Every year nearly one million new cancer cases are diagnosed in India,….

H-1B visa applications surge to 172500, twice the cap

The US, which received more than 172,000 applications for the H-1B visas,…

India to set up Cryptology Centre

Government on March 04, 2014 announced setting up of R C Bose Centre for Cryptology….

Training doctors to diagnose paediatric TB to start soon


In a few months from now, children in India with paediatric TB will stand….

'Pvt varsities neglecting research for profit'

Private universities in India are sacrificing research in order to earn more revenue,….

Google puts Glass on sale in the US – for $1,500 and one day only

Google will open up its Glass “Explorer Program” for one day….

Solar-powered Internet access set to broaden reach of web


Solar-powered Internet access set to broaden reach of web…..

India tops global remittances list; received $70 billion in 2013: World Bank


Having received $70 billion in 2013, India has topped the list of countries….

India successfully conducts maiden night test of Agni missile

India tonight successfully conducted maiden night test of its indigenously developed….

American IT firms group seeks more H-1B visas

A coalition of American information technology companies has sought more H-1B visas,….

H-1B visa holder's spouse may be allowed to work in US

Aimed at attracting the world's best and brightest, the US will soon come out with a series of policy initiatives…..

165-year-old math problem on verge of solution

There is news for math enthusiasts: the twin prime conjecture, a 165-year-old problem,….

Architects to build giant bubbles to beat smog in China

A London-based architecture and design company co-founded by an Indian ….

Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own

People clinging to Microsoft's aging Windows XP operating system….

Google launches 'know your candidate tool' for elections 2014

Internet giant Google on Tuesday launched a new tool 'know your candidate'….

More Asian women find success in science

A growing number of Asian women are making inroads in science and technology,….

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for online shopping deals….

Google to know your Lok Sabha candidate

Google has set up a dedicated portal to help Indian voters know about their Lok Sabha election….

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce recruits 14 non-teaching staff

Delhi University's Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC) has invited applications….

Number of foreign students in UK declines for first time in 30 years

The number of international students attending England’s universities has dropped….

Indian students shun English universities: report

The number of Indian students taking up places at universities in England….

Anurag Kumar to be new director of IISc

Prof Anurag Kumar, chairman of the Electrical Sciences Division in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering,….

Mail matters

At the age of 14, V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai invented the world’s first email system ….

Hybrid Vehicles More Fuel Efficient In India, China Than in U.S


Hybrid cars are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China….


India teen tells US how to save $400 million by changing font



A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan….


Wonder solar cells to produce cheap laser too!


In a revolutionary find, British researchers have discovered that a new type of solar cells….

Intel India offers Rs 5.7 lakh PhD fellowship programme


Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, on Saturday announced a fellowship of Rs 5.7 lakh


IIT-Gandhinagar students learn about Indian philosophy


Students of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar got an insight…..


Indian Companies Generated 81,000 Jobs in US in 2013: Survey


Indian companies through its massive USD 17-billion investment in the US have collectively….


Using bio fuel to run an irrigation pump for five acres


At a time when farmers in Tamil Nadu are facing a big problem….


Empowering for excellence


By 2030 India will be among the top 5 countries in the world in terms of research output….


Private educational institutes climb in rankings


Private educational institutions have finally emerged as competitors….


Indian women who earn more than husbands face higher risk of IPV


Programmes to improve women's financial resources or employment opportunities….


Winning combination


The demand for management education in India is much larger than that of any other country….


Indian women who earn more than husbands face higher risk of IPV


Programmes to improve women's financial resources or employment opportunities….

Microsoft CEO Nadella signals new course with Office for iPad


Plans to make mobile apps top priority for the software company ….


Scheme for women scientists


The Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi has made several efforts to attract women researchers and scientists….

Borrowed Time on Disappearing Land

When a powerful storm destroyed her riverside home in 2009,….


'Lonely' exchange student's sob story inspired WhatsApp to become what it is


WhatsApp has been acquired by Facebook for a whopping 19 billion dollars,….


EdX founder - sheer numbers means MOOCs will stay relevant


An innovator who is changing the face of higher education….


Leverage quality in education, greater PPP, say experts at 'The Growth Net 2014'


Enhancing quality in education and training across emerging economies….


A state more adventurous


Getting things done in skills needs unblocking traffic jams at the intersections of education,….


The challenge is skilling


Heard of “Velu the Welder”? This simple “welding simulator” is transforming the welding landscape in India,….

No Groom for India Overqualified Muslim Women


Having an over-qualified, highly educated Muslim girl might be a nightmare….


The Soirit of Excellence


Professor Jawahar Doreswamy is the Pro-Chancellor of PES University and CEO of PES institutions…..


Indians Plan Rebirth for 5th-Century University

Amartya Sen first saw the colossal, red-brick ruins of Nalanda University

at the age of 11….


Fair showcases solutions for 'reinventing toilets'


Researchers from India and across the world today came together here to showcase new generation toilets….


Kerala students to compete in designing a rover for Mars mission


If all goes well, the Mars exploration mission of the US in the near future will have a rover….


India, Australia to begin joint research in biotechnology under IABF programme


To increase the uptake of leading edge science and technology (S&T) by supporting collaboration….


Shift workers beware: Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says


Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend?....


No Jobs Growth


The US economy seems to suffer from a bout of schizophrenia,….


Bridging The Gap


Take two dyed-in-the-wool Delhi boys, shift them to Chennai….


More Indian Students Taking U.S. Graduate School Test


The number of Graduate Record Examinations taken by students in India increased 70 percent in 2013….


‘India is the only BRIC nation not to have a top-ranking university’


The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings are subjective….


The Rise Of Indian-Americans In U. S. Business [INFOGRAPHIC]


Indian-Americans, who account for only about 1 percent of the U.S. population,….


Mangalore College to Transfer White Spot Detection Technology


The College of Fisheries, Mangalore, a constituent college of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries ….


Indian degrees to be globally recognised


Indian degrees will soon be globally recognised as India is set to get ….


School dropout scenario in India 'extremely high': UNICEF


The school dropout scenario in the country is "extremely high" as over 80 million children ….


Manipal University feels the Satya Nadella effect

Wall Street might have been lukewarm to Satya Nadella’s appointment as the chief executive officer of Microsoft….


Aadhaar, no more than a framed photograph

The aim of the Unique Identification Number was to make access to bank accounts easier….

Robots could grab half of US jobs in 20 years


Who needs an army of lawyers when you have a computer?....


Improvising English teaching

Michael Connolly, Assistant Director English Partnership, British Council….

Infosys, Volvo ink app development services deal


Infosys has inked a multi-year pact with Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations.


They are Bangalore’s doctors


It is unusual for an individual or community to turn down their chance to shine….


Billionaires with big ideas are privatising American science


Last April, President Barack Obama assembled some of the nation's most august scientific dignitaries….


25 Things the World Wide Web Gave Us


Remember 1989? While a pigeon delivered mails in Maine Pyaar Kiya….


Higher Education A Dream Too High


Venkatesh Rao from Karnataka lets out an uninhibited,….


MIT researchers develop 'fish robot'

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


(MIT) scientists have developed an autonomous robotic fish….


Foreign students can take CMAT;  answer sheets to be made  public


As controversy around the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) starts settling down….


Web-GIS Tool for estimating rooftop solar power potential


The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has unveiled….


Rajeev Suri tipped to be named global CEO of Nokia Corporation


After Satya Nadella, it may now be the turn of another Mangalore University graduate to head a Fortune 500 company….

India, Russia to begin joint research in the area of biotechnology

Under the bilateral scientific and technological cooperation, both India and Russian will soon begin joint research in the area of biotechnology…..


Education loan gets a big boost


Nearly nine lakh borrowers stand to benefit from the Interim Budget 2014-15…..

Top Indian MBA Programmes Seek International Accreditation to Stand Out - IIM Calcutta Awarded ...

The new British Council report 'Understanding India - the future of higher education and opportunities for international co-operation', published in ...


CA Technologies’ New India R&D Center to Focus on Emerging Tech


CA Technologies’ newly inaugurated technology center in Bangalore,….


Harjiv Singh: Indian education system needs a renaissance


Harjiv Singh, founder and publisher of BrainGain Magazine-the leading Study Abroad magazine for students,….


Web-GIS Tool for estimating rooftop solar power potential    The Hindu, March 13, ‘14


The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has unveiled the first-ever cloud based open-source Web-GIS Tool….


World’s first solar-powered toilet set for India launch


A revolutionary waterless toilet powered by the Sun, developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people….

Making Science, Engineering and Technology More Female-Friendly

Women in science, engineering and technology (SET) are responsible for a plethora of inventions that have made our lives healthier, safer, easier and ...

'Higher education enrolment ratio likely to grow to 30 % by 2020'

NEW DELHI: Higher education enrolment ratio in India is likely to grow to 30 per cent by 2020 because of increased investment in the sector and ...

Gestures help children learn math better

Children who use their hands to gesture during a math lesson gain a deep understanding of the problems….

Winning combination

Companies and B schools can jointly offer management programmes….


Who Will Be Another Ramanujan?

It is a great tribute to our civilization that the hymns of worship….

Scientists bring a 15-point resolution in favour of GM crop technology

As political parties are fine-tuning their elections manifestos,….

Smart pregnancy

Get updates on your baby’s growth, keep track of your symptoms and compare them with other pregnant moms,….



Turning down knowledge

India's dismal rating on the intellectual property (IP) environment by the United States Chamber of Commerce….

‘India effect’ hits STEM subjects, peers hear

The number of international students taking science, technology,….

PM indicates change in Centre’s stand on GM crops

In a remark which may cheer agriculture scientists and farmers….

Murthy faces Senate hearing for Surgeon General role

Indian-American Vivek Murthy (36), U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee….

Microsoft's journey: four decades, three CEOs

Satya Nadella's elevation to CEO and co-founder Bill Gates' decision to relinquish his chairmanship….

Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO, India raise toast

Microsoft on Tuesday named Indian-born Satya Nadella its CEO and assigned co-founder Bill Gates….

Bill Gates steps down as Microsoft chairman, Satya Nadella becomes new CEO

Microsoft said Feb. 4 that founder Bill Gates was stepping down….

Satya Nadella's letter to Microsoft employees

Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds me of my very first day….

Manipal University basks in Satya Nadella's glory

Manipal University is basking in glory…..

Persistent Systems: How IITian Anand Deshpande built a multicrore business in cloud computing & analytics

I didn't think entrepreneurship was for me, what with my father spending 32 years…

India To Unlock Africas Agribusiness Potential

Siliconindia.com - India and Africa are implementing science and technology initiatives….

Researchers discover devastating pest in India for saving up to $309 million

India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project….

India, Netherlands to jointly research stroke, dementia causes

India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project….

India has been the cradle of science, technology and innovations: Omar

Underscoring the need for synthesizing science,….

India Must Spend 2% GDP on Science: Manmohan Singh

In major boost to scientific research and development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh….

Disappearing daughters alarm Gujarat's villages

In the age of khaps, village panchayats generally hit the headlines….

Indian-Americans save most for children's college education

Indian-Americans, who have the highest income among America's multicultural groups,….

We need to create an entrepreneurial culture, says RBI chief Dr Raghuram Rajan


We need to create an entrepreneurial culture, says RBI chief Dr Raghuram Rajan….


Question mark over data on learning


Every year since 2006, India's education system gets a shock….

IIT-M to launch cancer tissue bio-bank

The Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras,….

Infosys co-founder gives IISc Rs 225 crore

In one of the biggest philanthropic contributions to the Pure Sciences….

Saving for College Education a Priority for Indian Americans

Indian Americans, who have the highest household income among America’s major multicultural groups,….

India, Netherlands to jointly research stroke, dementia causes

India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project….

Water to replace ink in your printer!

Imagine a simple printer at your office or home that uses water instead of ink to print reams of papers….

IIT-Madras comes up with system to do away with power cuts


IIT-Madras has come up with a system that promises to take the sting out

Anxiety, depression and meditation: an interview with Dr Madhav Goyal, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

We wanted to be broadly inclusive of any kind of meditation program,….

Indian scientists turn plastic waste into liquid fuel

In a ground-breaking discovery, researchers in India have developed ….

Stanford rating of Indian Institutes in social science research

A study conducted by Prof. Sharique Hasan od Stanford University's Graduate School…

The Challenges Of Publishing As An Indian Academic

Sometime in late 2012, I filled out application forms for faculty positions at a few Indian universities….

Introducing Teff, the New Super Grain from Ethiopia

It has not been long since quinoa has been hailed as a super food and now teff, ….


States realize English is what people want


It's not just parents across India who are confused about the time and importance….

Mass e-surveillance project set for launch

Equipment installed and tests conducted for first phase,….

Hands-on biotech

Development in the world of biotechnology has provided….

Top institutes hiring foreign teachers in greater numbers

For the past two years, IIT-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) has been rigorously roping in faculty from overseas….

Harvard, MIT Online Courses Dropped by 95% of Registrants

About 95 percent of students enrolled in free,….

Science and tech min launches portal for R&D proposals

The Union Ministry of Science and Technology today launched a Web portal….

English necessary, but teach in Kannada: CM


Striking a delicate balance, chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday….


Comma may be abolished from English language: US academic

Death of the comma? One of the most commonly used elements….

St Xavier's to start Bengali-medium college

An initiative of the Jesuit priests of the 154-year-old institution, the new college is being set up to bring higher education to six villages around ...

Prep Talk from Biz Biggies

Only increased industry-institute interaction can solve the rapidly emerging issue…

In a first, a prosthetic hand that can feel

A man who lost his arm and was making do with a prosthetic hand….

Wipro eyes $1 bn revenue from health care & life sciences by 2015

Wipro, India’s third largest information technology (IT) services company,….

Kofi Annan presents Infosys Science awards

Annan, who headed the UN for a decade from 1997 to 2006….

India to launch four foreign satellites

India will launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15 in the Earth's lower orbit,….

Paralysis in science policies

Neglect of research in higher education has led to very low research intensity….

Global temperature records now available on Google Earth

Want to know if it was a rainy day or a sunny one when you were born?...

Visa-on-arrival facility for all but 8 countries from September

India will extend the visa-on-arrival facility to all countries….

Indian scientists develop software to catch computer botnets

Indian scientists have developeda monitoring software that can detect the telltale ….

No technology for old men

Today’s youngsters think that technology can take care….

Indian physicist resolved Black Hole paradox much before Stephen Hawking

A new paper released late last month in which famed British physicist Stephen Hawking contradicts….

Question mark over data on learning

Every year since 2006, India's education system….

Turning down knowledge

India's dismal rating on the intellectual property (IP) environment by the United States Chamber of Commerce….

‘India effect’ hits STEM subjects, peers hear

The number of international students taking science, technology,….

PM indicates change in Centre’s stand on GM crops

In a remark which may cheer agriculture scientists and farmers….

Murthy faces Senate hearing for Surgeon General role

Indian-American Vivek Murthy (36), U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee….

Microsoft's journey: four decades, three CEOs

Satya Nadella's elevation to CEO and co-founder Bill Gates' decision to relinquish his chairmanship….

Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO, India raise toast

Microsoft on Tuesday named Indian-born Satya Nadella its CEO and assigned co-founder Bill Gates….

Bill Gates steps down as Microsoft chairman, Satya Nadella becomes new CEO

Microsoft said Feb. 4 that founder Bill Gates was stepping down….

Satya Nadella's letter to Microsoft employees

Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds me of my very first day….

Manipal University basks in Satya Nadella's glory

Manipal University is basking in glory…..

Persistent Systems: How IITian Anand Deshpande built a multicrore business in cloud computing & analytics

I didn't think entrepreneurship was for me, what with my father spending 32 years…

India To Unlock Africas Agribusiness Potential

Siliconindia.com - India and Africa are implementing science and technology initiatives….

Researchers discover devastating pest in India for saving up to $309 million

India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project….

India, Netherlands to jointly research stroke, dementia causes

India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project….

India has been the cradle of science, technology and innovations: Omar

Underscoring the need for synthesizing science,….

India Must Spend 2% GDP on Science: Manmohan Singh

In major boost to scientific research and development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh….

Disappearing daughters alarm Gujarat's villages

In the age of khaps, village panchayats generally hit the headlines….

Indian-Americans save most for children's college education

Indian-Americans, who have the highest income among America's multicultural groups,….

We need to create an entrepreneurial culture, says RBI chief Dr Raghuram Rajan


We need to create an entrepreneurial culture, says RBI chief Dr Raghuram Rajan….


Question mark over data on learning


Every year since 2006, India's education system gets a shock….

IIT-M to launch cancer tissue bio-bank

The Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras,….

Infosys co-founder gives IISc Rs 225 crore

In one of the biggest philanthropic contributions to the Pure Sciences….

Saving for College Education a Priority for Indian Americans


Indian Americans, who have the highest household income among America’s major multicultural groups,….


NRI scientist AJ Paulraj wins tech ‘Nobel’

An India-born engineer-scientist who was disdained by the Indian system….

Polio-Free: It took 2 mn footsoldiers and 35 yrs for India to win the battle

It was once thought impossible, but two million footsoldiers and a 35-year-fight have won India its biggest public health success story…..

Amul launches India’s first ‘milk ATM’

Automatic teller machines not only dispense money, ATM-like machines also vend other products….

India 2nd Largest Open Education Provider: APSCHE Chief

The growing demand for higher education has created new challenges for institutions….

Isro, IISc men get top national honour

Four of the six Padma awards for Karnataka have gone to the field of science and technology,….

Padma awards: RA Mashelkar, Paresh Rawal among 126 prominent ...

Renowned scientist R A Mashelkar is among the 126 prominent personalities who will be conferred with Padma awards….

Infosys starts off-campus hiring after two years

Amid improvement in demand, Infosys, the country’s second largest information technology services company,….

I-T dept to use information from banks to nail tax evaders

From April 1, as people rush to bank branches to exchange their pre-2005 notes,….

Google apologises after online services stumble

Google apologised after the Internet giant’s widely used free email ….

Bangalore becomes first Indian city to have free wifi hotspots

Bangalore has become the first city in India….

Indian-origin entrepreneurs' firms among America's most promising

Eight companies co-founded and headed by Indian-origin entrepreneurs are among Forbes magazine's 100….

Modi's IIT, IIM idea: Few takers, many critics

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's idea….

Rahul Jacob: India's failing grades

Narendra Modi's pledge on Sunday to build an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)….

Indian students want international recognition, not UK working visas

Working in India as I do, the thing that strikes me most about students I talk to is their drive,….

India's first trans-disciplinary health university established in Bangalore

Institute of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (IHST),….

Keep away from trodden paths: C.N.R. Rao

“We have problems staring at us; instead [of looking at them] we have a tendency in India….

Korea on my plate

Chennai's food scene has moved far beyond the cliches of idlis at Murugan's Idli Shop,….

Welcome to 'Powai Valley', India's new start-up hub

Having spent a couple of years clocking airline miles as a consultant….

‘India facing shortage of 4 lakh cyber warriors’

Even as 2013 was marked by an unprecedented growth in malicious traffic,….

Tackling malnutrition in India: the role of higher education

The abysmal condition of nutrition in India, both undernutrition and overnutrition, has crept into the global development….

India’s virtually challenged universities

Students the world over complain about the expense of higher education….

Internet may help predict disease outbreak

Internet-based surveillance can detect infectious diseases such as dengue fever….

Planting an antenna on network TV's turf

When the case of American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo comes before the Supreme Court in April,….

Domestic vendors to bid for Aakash 4 but Rs 2,500 a challenge

Handset makers which have manufacturing plants in the country….

US scientists genetically engineering Tulsi

Led by an Indian-American, a team of scientists at a US university are genetically engineering tulsi or basil….

Exciting times lie ahead for India

Dr Mayank Vahia looks at the rapidly changing times and how India's young generation can contribute….

Biocon launches cheaper breast cancer drug

Biotechnology company Biocon on Saturday launched a new and cheaper drug….

Google develops contact lens glucose monitor

Google unveiled on Thursday a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears,….

A proven technology to retain and attract youth to agriculture The Hindu, Jan. 16, ‘14

What is it that spurs an individual to quit a Government job….

Digital magazine store Magzter looks at BRICS nations for more readers

Magzter, a digital magazine store that enables readers to access content….

A proven technology to retain and attract youth to agriculture

Majority of Indians prone to malaria

A majority of Indians are susceptible to malaria while certain tribal groups….

Brain can ‘see’ in the blink of an eye

MIT neuroscientists have found that the human brain can identify images….

Indian-origin entrepreneurs' firms among America's most promising

Eight companies co-founded and headed by Indian-origin entrepreneurs….

IITs may compete as single unit for place in global rankings

All the 13 IITs may compete as a single unit at the global level for a place among the best in the global ranking list….

Microsoft launches 'Academia Accelerator' programme

Microsoft Thursday announced the launch of the Microsoft Academia Accelerator,….

Five myths about Moocs

In last week’s Times Higher Education, University of Greenwich vice-chancellor David Maguire….

Indian computer scientist behind Samsung Galaxy Gear, Pranav Mistry's most-interesting innovations

The year 2013 was widely regarded as the year of wearable technology….

Worldfloat introduces free video tutorials for students

Worldfloat, India's homegrown social networking site with nearly 45 million users,….

India defeats polio, global eradication efforts advance

India marks three years since its last reported polio case….

Ultrasound can boost sensory performance: Study

Ultrasound can modulate brain activity to heighten sensory perception….

Apple wakes up to India's potential

After deliberating for months, Abhilash Sathyendra,….

Cambridge in India

Cambridge Examinations’ ties with Indian institutions dates back….

IT-based education likely from class 8

Information Technology (IT) education in Kerala schools….

A special test to help special children

Abandoned in a gurudwara at eight years of age by his parents, ….

NRI doctors in UK start web portal to support healthcare in rural India

Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) has started a web portal….

6 amazing technologies coming soon

From clothes that purify the air to self-healing materials;….

‘Our students trace their roots to 165 countries'

Rated among the top educational institutions in North America,….

NRI doctor successfully performs surgery in Jaipur with help of Google Glass

A team of doctors under supervision of US- based Dr. Parekh….

Mistry mantra: Tata firms must pool resources

Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry has called for a culture of openness and pooling of resources….

Engineering student selected as Google Student Ambassador

Kartik Verma, eighth semester student of the department of computer science….

Aadhaar makes our deadline practical: Mor

Nachiket Mor, head of the panel whose recent report on….


The useful science?

DO ACADEMIC economists focus too much on America?....

TCS to set up world's largest training centre in Kerala


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s largest software services exporter,….

Blind Indian rejected by IITs will now study at Stanford

Visually impaired Delhi student Kartik Sawhney has repeatedly been denied permission…..

Oxford Instruments Bringing Expertise in Nanotechnology to India

Over 500 people registered overall during the two events,….

American-style startups take root in India one small step at a time

India has built a reputation as a notoriously tough place to do business,….

Over 500 people registered overall during the two events,

If a single gene is not functioning properly, insulin is not released into the bloodstream….

Only 10% of students have access to higher education in country

Access to education beyond higher secondary schooling….

Designing the next wave of computer chips

Not long after Gordon E Moore proposed in 1965 that the number of transistors….

Many jobs in Europe go begging for skills

Week after week, newspapers issue hopeful headlines:….

Gujarat pharma cos move towards ayurvedic, nutraceutical drugs

In order to de-risk their businesses from the impact of the Drug Price Control Order (DPCO)….

New system may spell end of passwords

Researchers have developed a new system that logs your everyday activities….

English edge: Those who speak the language fluently ‘earn 34% more than others

Those who speak English fluently earn up to 34% more….

Vegetable 'milk' for those, allergy to cow's milk

…. formulating substituted for yoghurt from grain and nuts using probiotic bacteria….

2014: Banking in India will change—body and soul

To use a cliché, there will be a tectonic shift in the Indian banking landscape in 2014….

American start-ups take root in India

India has built a reputation as a notoriously tough place to do business, one that has stymied even giants like Walmart….

German scientists develop artificial bone marrow

German scientists have developed a prototype of artificial bone marrow,…

BITP to hold training programme for entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs in the state can participate at a four-week training….

Vision recovery possible via residual vision

There is a good news for patients who have lost part of their vision due to glaucoma,….

Science and tech in 2014 : An Analysis

2013 was an exciting year for science and technology….

Satellite launch: what the success means

…. only means the indigenous cryogenic engine has performed well but would also pave way….

TCS to build world’s largest corporate learning centre

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s largest software services firm,….

Shining light through skin to diagnose malaria

Researchers in the U.S. have come up with a way to rapidly diagnose malaria….

Selecting right heat exchangers, the first step to energy efficiency

Energy costs are increasing day by day and, hence, energy efficiency….

No Indian Standard Time: Assam will turn its clocks ahead by an hour

The state of Assam has decided to follow the 'chaibagaan' time….

From Reliance Jio to Microsoft to GE to Facebook, all want to associate with IIT-B Techfest

Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay's annual science and technology festival to promote technology,….

Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry has called for a culture of openness

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s largest software services exporter,….

Mistry mantra: Tata firms must pool resources

Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry has called for a culture of openness….

Lack of IT skills hurting unemployed in Europe

Lack of IT skills represents one of the thorniest problems facing Ireland….

Superconductor Breakthrough Boosts Vessel Efficiency

Researchers at Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems in Tallahassee, Fla.,…

Indian government websites: Gold mine for cybercriminals

If you are a cybercriminal trying to commit identity theft….

IIT Kharagpur creates record, more than 1,000 students get jobs

IIT Kharagpur has set a record among all IITs with more than a thousand of its students….

Sell or buy ideas through Idea Peedika soon

In the age of startups, the idea is king. Technopark Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI),….

Incredible India website now in 11 languages

Aiming at world audience, the website for 'Incredible India' campaign….

Southern states connect to national electricity grid

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh and the Union Territory….

India-born educationist named for top British honour

Asha Khemka, an India-born educationist in Britain, has been named for the highest British civilian award for women….

A new dawn: India to be certified polio-free this year

Later this month, India will clock three polio-free years,….

The American-style startup takes root in India

India has built a reputation as a notoriously tough place to do business,….

Brand Amul to spread to America

After saying ‘Khobradaar USA,’ the Utterly Butterly Amul Girl is all set to butter up the Big Apple…..

Science and tech in 2014: The cutting edge

2013 was an exciting year for science and technology….

Programmers in India to get their hands on Google's Glass

Programmer in India can finally get their hands on Google’s Glass….

'Indian nominators for Nobel Prize letting invitations rot'

Indian institutes, academics and scientists, invited to nominate Indians for the Nobel Prize,….

Indian Standard Time should be advanced by 30 minutes to save electricity, says study

Urban Indians usually set their clocks 10-20 minutes ahead to avoid being late for college or office….

Make online education click

Massive Open Online Courses can help spread quality education in India….

Europe to drive growth for Indian IT firms in 2014: Nasscom

North America may account for the lion's share of India's IT exports….

Institute of Technology-Bombay Techfest gets bigger, bags over Rs 1.5 crore sponsorship

About a decade ago, students who organized the annual science and technological festival….

B-schools to move SC against University Grants Commission

Over 300 business schools may knock the doors of the Supreme Court for a legal recourse….

INDIA MISSES THE BUS
- Elementary education is in a shambles in this country

The much lauded book, An Uncertain Glory, by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen….

New US outsourcing norms a test for IT companies

The US Federal Reserve has issued additional guidance on outsourcing business functions….

Dementia onset is delayed in bilingual people

How experience of a person modifies brain structure and function has been an engaging theme….

Indian students spend over Rs 10,000 crore on foreign education per year: ASSOCHAM

Due to capacity constraints of quality higher education,….

Talented Indian data scientists get top dollars

Mumbai-based Shashi Godbole is a do-it-yourself (DIY) data scientist….

Safe disposal of e-waste stressed

Efficient and safe disposal of electrical and elec-tronic waste,….

Soon, TV to be teaching aid for university students

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed Thursday could come as a boon to students in India….

Slums fading from cities: NSSO

It might be difficult to believe but there were less numbers of slums in urban India….

ISRO end year on high note after Mars mission

The successful launch of India's first inter-planetary Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM),….

Career options pick up for women post-break

When software professional Priyanka Agarwal resumed her job with an IT major after an 18-month break….

Tech startups take farmers' markets online

Sara Pasquinelli doesn't shop at the grocery store much anymore….

Gail's Dabhol-Bengaluru Pipeline Project receives global recognition

Gail’s 1000-km Dabhol-Bengaluru Pipeline Project has been awarded as Premier Project….

Soon, TV to be teaching aid for university students

The Department of Higher Education, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development,….

Robots to teach students

To explore the world of Robotics, iRobokid has come up with a unique way to teach children via robots….

Packaging insulin into a pill-friendly form for diabetes treatment

Since insulin's crucial discovery nearly a century ago,….

IIT-Bombay students design user-friendly railway map

Commuting by Mumbai locals can be a daunting experience for not just a first-time traveler…..

IIT against storm drain covers

Scientists from Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi working on city's drainage ….

Breaking myths of higher education

Workshop conducted by CIE dispels popular notion that international education….

India, Germany soon to begin joint research in field of biotechnology

In order to stimulate new collaborations, and the preparation of joint projects….

5 IITs in top 20 BRICS universities list

Five Institutes of Technology (IITs) are in the top 20 in the world's first dedicated ranking…..

BITSAA Invited to Ring Opening Bell at NASDAQ

The BITS Alumni Association, the alumni body of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science,….

Chinese province for academic cooperation with Panjab University

A couple of weeks after the Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS & Emerging Economies….

Indian start-up set to revolutionise biopsy 'BioScoop'

Bagwan worked on the project under the Stanford-India Biodesign (SIB), ...

Minority colleges to reserve 66% seats for minorities

The department of higher education on Sunday said minority professional colleges….

India, Germany soon to begin joint research in field of biotechnology

In order to stimulate new collaborations, and the preparation of joint projects….

Beating disability, IIT graduate lands dream job in Japan firm

Overcoming all odds, Rajesh Sharma, the son of a carpenter from Jodhpur….

Why 2014 could be another bad year for IT graduates

India's over $100 billion outsourcing industry is set to witness a strong growth in 2014….

NRI students need to focus on qualifying exams back home

Indian students from the Kingdom and the rest of the world need time to settle into the system of Indian institutions….

Solar Gas technology, a hope for energy security in India

A new study has found that the exciting new Solar Gas technology….

Rough placement ride for new IITs this year

Placements at the new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)….

IIT students ditch crore-plus salaries for job profile

Two 21-year-old, soon-to-graduate IIT Kanpur engineers stunned tech major Oracle….

Brain drain of medical students in India higher than ever

Many Indian medical students prefer to study abroad….

By 2024, 1 in 3 foreign pupils will be from China or India

By 2024, one in every three outbound higher education student across the globe….

Start-up that made waves at IITs

As you walk into the offices of Housing.com at Powai….

Ratan Tata 'felt confused and humiliated during early Harvard days'

Ratan Tata has said he felt confused and humiliated during his first few weeks as a student….

Innovation, new technology key to quality education

"Today there is a big need for multi-disciplinary learning….

Learning to experiment

From January, 100 engineering colleges around the country will be able to deliver…

Tech innovation left in govt hands  -- Industry funds elude research

Government laboratories and academic institutions remain the drivers of innovation….

The waning of science

The young and brightest in a city once big on science and technology research….

Empowering with education

The report on Annual Status of Higher Education 2013….

Mission to Mars: Small steps are a big leap for Indian companies

Indian companies that built most of the parts for the country's recently launched Mars mission….

The Mars Mission Moves out of Earth's Gravity

Just past midnight of 30th November, India's Mars Orbiter or Manglayaan,….

Panjab University ranked at 13th in BRICS

Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Arun Kumar Grover….

India’s Consul General:  U. S. Universities still a ‘Preferred Destination’

Nearly 100,000 students from India are enrolled in U.S. universities,….

QUANTUM LEAP: Revving up science Kumbh-style

"I feel like a rock star. So many of the young people here want to be ….

Bose-Einstein Condensate Made at Room Temperature for First Time

The quantum mechanical phenomena, known as Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC),….

A lens that can treat glaucoma

Scientists have developed a new contact lens which releases drugs….

New app turns smartphone into 3D scanner

Scientists have developed an app that allows an ordinary smartphone….

Vellore Institute of Technology overtakes most IITs in research

The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is way ahead of most premier higher education institutions in India….

Patents law

Today , creativity and innovations are the new drivers of the world economy….

Technology - Not for Dalits

Developments in science and technology are not meant only for industrial and commercial needs,….

The future

Last year, at the height of the US Presidential election campaign,….

Reports on Science and Technology Findings from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Provide New Insights

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Technology -- New research on Science and Technology….

Brain drain of medical students in India higher than ever


Many Indian medical students prefer to study abroad….

Nano park coming up in Bangalore

A Rs. 100-crore nano park, complete with an incubation centre and an institute for nano science,….

'Nurses victims of privatization of higher education sector'

Nurses are victims of privatization of health education sector,….

Suresh Babu G awarded best scientist award

The authorities of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (SHIATS)….

India has 10 institutes, China 23 in top 100

THE inaugural Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014….

Idiot box? Call it 54 classrooms
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1131205/jsp/nation/story_17645883.jsp#.Uq6YB4X047B

After May 1, few would dare call television the idiot box…..

India has 10 institutes, China 23 in top 100

Being a diverse country, the United States is the safest place for students,….


Now, 'nano-camera' that operates at speed of light

An inexpensive multi-purpose 'nano-camera' that can operate at the speed of light….

MIT's new programme to teach social skills

Scientists have developed an automated personal-computer system….

Asian giants China, India dominate space program news

China and India have taken big strides in space, ….

Indian, German experts to discuss laser, nano technology

Experts from India and Germany will take part in a scientific conference….

Latest software buzzwords are 'desert rat' and 'invisible hand'

Until last week, Vipul Ved Prakash, 36, and Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, 38,….

Time to improve technology in coal-based industries: BHEL chief

The time has come to look for ways to improve technology….

Women better than men at multitasking

A study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found that women are good at multitasking and men,….

Air pollution, genetics combine to increase risk for autism

Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic ….

Study shows how brain forms memories


Scientists have discovered how memories are stored in specific brain cells….


Celestial visitor

The newly discovered Comet ISON has excited the scientific community in India,….

IITs see Rs 1-cr salary offer on Day-1 of placement


The placement season has started off with good news for Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)….


Govt clears plan to provide internet, Wi-Fi in rural India

Months ahead of the national elections, the government has doled….


Smartphone app to give earthquake warning

A smartphone app designed to give early warning of earthquakes….

British Council and FutureLearn to offer English courses through free, online MOOCs

The announcement comes as Simon Nelson, Chief Executive of FutureLearn,…

Siemens PLM Software signed an agreement to set up Centers of ...

Siemens PLM Software signed an agreement to set up Centers of Excellence for Skill Development in higher education….

For want of working women

The widely held belief that India is guaranteed a demographic dividend…..

Protection for women: Ministry seeks innovative ideas from tech cos


With the incidence of violence against women increasing,….


Science in India: then and now


The first week of this month witnessed two exciting events…..


International rankings decoded: The IITs need more visibility


The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have figured out what keeps them….


In quest for science, young minds tick


When given a chance to present an idea that used science,….


Wockhardt Foundation launches its first E-learning programme in Thane

Taking forward its mission to ensure academic excellence….


Tata Power installs rain water harvesting system in Mithapur


Reiterating its commitment towards innovation and adaptation….


MOOC will teach English


The UK-based FutureLearn will ­partner with the British Council, which already provides English language education,….


IIT profs re-think building techniques


How about living in a house where you don’t need to switch….


ISRO to launch French, German satellites


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), that got global recognition….


Oracle, AP body extend MoU to train students, teachers


Over 50,000 students and 1,000 faculty members in Andhra Pradesh will be introduced to computer science….


‘Indian students interested in cutting-edge technology’


A fifth of the MoUs signed by all Australian Universities….


Checklist for parents


In a candid conversation at WISE 2013, Prof Claudia Dreifus,….

India to have 278 new universities: Higher Education Secretary

Some of these colleges will be motivated to become universities", ….

IIST Admissions through JEE

Admissions to the four-year B Tech Programmes in Aerospace Engineering,….


Brazil schools hooked to desi tablets


Twenty-one schools in Brazil are using 700 educational tablets devised by IIT-Bombay….


Cabinet to take up proposal on Indian Inclusive Innovation Fund


After a gap of about three years, the Cabinet is likely to take up….


Physics workshop for teachers

Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College,…..

Indian courts settle over 30 lakh cases in a single day

The mammoth exercise was undertaken in the day-long Adalat, …..

India's Super Computer PARAM Yuva II ranks 9th in Green500 list

Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) said its super computer--

PARAM Yuva II….

Technology proves a boon for Maharashtrian village

The increasing health hazards owing to the high nitrate content….

Mobile technology to boost rural health services

To upgrade health services in rural areas, an initiative unveiled on Friday…..


BBC releases policy briefing on 'Health on the move: Can mobile phone save lives?'

In Bihar, where mobile phones outnumber basic goods such as water taps and toilets,….

'Aadhar Can Help in Creating National Health Record System'


Aadhaar card could serve as a platform for innovations in health sector….


Technopark at your fingertips


Nearly a decade since its inception, Technopark has virtually changed….


dna edit: Economics of science


CNR Rao's outburst against politicians hogged headlines….


Nearly a decade since its inception, Technopark has virtually changed


Nearly a decade since its inception, Technopark has virtually changed….


Young Indian geniuses showcase science projects at IRIS 2013


Intel India, in association with Department of Science and Technology,….

Indian researchers, clinicians to collaborate on advanced studies


Aimed at bridging the gap between researchers and clinicians….


Google India aims to bring 50 million women online

With women comprising just 30% of the online population in India,….

Indian Mars Orbiter readies to leave earth

India's Orbiter to Mars prepares to part with mother earth soon after Saturday midnight….

1st US-India Conference on Vaccines and Immunotherapy (UICVI) March 17-18, 2014 ATLANTA, USA


India bilateral trade is growing leaps and bounds and has touched USD $100 billion….

India poised to become the largest provider of global talent: Ficci-EY Report


India is poised to become the largest provider of global talent….



A life-saving warmth


They did not know it then, but when Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy won …..


Autos to deliver fresh fish home


Sixteen specially designed autorickshaws with insulated boxes….


Barack Obama thanks Lakshmi Mittal for investing in America


US President Barack Obama has thanked London-based Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal….


Google-Like Internet Speed In India


It offered a mind-blowing internet connection speed of 1 Gbps…..


India's netizens set to be world's second-biggest internet user base


By June 2014, Indians might outnumber American internet users….


Open to Export: India


The UK’s innovation agency and its Indian counterpart are to support….


3.5 per cent decline in Indian students studying in US


WASHINGTON: The number of Indian students studying in the US has

witnessed a 3.5 per cent decline ….

Microsoft aims at 100 innovation centres in India

Microsoft has said it aims to increase the number of Microsoft Innovation Centres….

Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar, scientist Professor CNR Rao


Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and top scientist CNR Rao will be awarded the Bharat Ratna,….

Can India Become The World's Talent Pool?

One in four graduates in the world might – in a few years -- come out of Indian colleges.

Dramatic rise in research collaboration


India and the United Kingdom have a strong track record of collaborating….

5 Indian Varsities in World's Top 400 List

India has improved its position in the world's definitive university rankings….

Number of Indian students to the US drops by 3.5%


The persistent depreciation of the rupee in 2012-13 affected Indian students….


India poised to become the largest provider of global talent: Ficci-EY Report


India is poised to become the largest provider of global talent….


Karnataka is favourite Indian destination for foreign students


Karnataka, India's IT & innovation hub,….


Melbourne signs PhD deal with IITs

Up to 16 PhD students from Melbourne, the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, ….

‘The challenge starts now’


IN THE RUN-UP TO THE LAUNCH OF THE MARS Orbiter Mission (MOM),….


Cambridge press, IISc Bangalore announce deal


India’s first `450 crore-Mars Orbiter Satellite, blasted off towards…..


State plans free education for boys


The state government is now planning to provide free education to boys

upto Class 12….


Indian higher education: 40% of college teachers temporary, quality of learning badly hit


here are four members in the economics faculty of Khaira College….


Bill Gates terms India's polio eradication as 'most impressive global health success'


Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has described India's accomplishment….


Female scientists underrepresented in Indian research

Girls outnumber boys in medical courses across the country


Two lakh girls currently undergoing undergraduate medical science courses,….


IIT research moan at top


The President and the Prime Minister today rued the poor research….


Infosys should offer to fix Healthcare.gov for free


It would be a good idea for Infosys to offer to remove the glitches….


Can US universities learn from India's 'pressure cookers'?


By the year 2020 the US is expected to have 1.4 million computing-related jobs,….

EU-India pick research roadmap in computing

The EU-India consortium led project "EUINCOOP" announced the successful completion….

Swedish Embassy celebrates 100 years of Tagore’s Nobel Prize

Rabindranath Tagore, the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature ….

Want more space in your life?

The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), located at Valiamala,….

INSPIRE programme in promoting Science

While enrolement in Science & Mathematics continues to show a declining trend….

In India, Rising Resources, Realistic Expectations

For some scientists who never left India, the current research climate seems close to paradise….

Ireland counts on Indians


Over a thousand technology companies, half of the world’s financial  institutions,….


Don't neglect ancient knowledge with eye on science, tech: The

Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama today said the pursuit of science and technology….

Indian generics and AIDS

THE human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome….

India records 1,75,000 innovations at grassroot level


Government is looking to address innovations at five different levels- grassroot,….


‘Meaningful scientific experiments’ to be conducted on the Red Planet


India’s first emissary to another planet,….


Indian generics and AIDS


THE human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome ….

Innovation, Creativity set to increase in STEM Education


Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are

traditionally known for their defined concepts…..


Internship camp for meritorious students begins at agri varsity

A five-day Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)….

Plans are afoot to revive Sankrit edu

The IT boom may have made the Sanskrit education unpopular among youth….

Michigan Tech Enters PhD Program Agreement with University in India


Mechanical engineering faculty from a private Indian university will soon be pursuing their PhDs from Michigan Technological University.


India blazes a trail with Mars mission

"I would submit that the highest possible form of national security,….

Indian varsity to hold online admission tests for NRI students

India's well-known Muslim institution, Aligarh Muslim University ....

For women, more education means salary discrimination at work

The more educated a woman, the higher the salary discrimination….

With 885 colleges, Bangalore tops the country: Survey

It is also a city of colleges, according to the All-India Survey on Higher Education….

Scientists looking for new sources of vegetable oils

According to Prasad, the Indian vegetable oil industry (both edible and ...

Retired teachers back in service

Reeling under acute shortage of teachers, the state cabinet….

World rankings: Poor research pushes India’s grades down

They are elite institutions attracting the best of faculty….

Google shuts down iGoogle service

Google has reportedly shut down its personalized homepage iGoogle service…..


PU to host International Conference on “Interdisciplinary Areas with Chemical Sciences


University (PU), Chandigarh will host a three day “International Conference….


Mustard crops to be monitored through satellites


Satellite-based advanced technology called Geographic Information System (GIS)….


Students display 200 models as part of Kendriya Vidyalaya science congress

Participants of the regional-level science congress proved that age was not a barrier to prove themselves in life….

Print objects that can alter shapes

Scientists have developed a new method for 4D printing….

Global STEM initiative unites U.S., UK, with Brazil, China, India and Indonesia

The governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have launched….

University of Chicago to open India centre

After Beijing and Paris, the University of Chicago will open an India centre….

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 188 MW IANSLive, Oct. 28, ‘13

For the second day in succession, the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP)….

'Role of marine power yet to be discovered'

"There are about 30 marine derived pharmaceuticals….

Battery-powered driverless cars to hit UK roads by 2015

Engineers are working on developing new battery-powered driverless cars ….

Soon, wireless sensors to predict landslides

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed low cost sensors….

Part 1: In India, Abundant Opportunities

This is the first article in a multipart series on science careers in India. In Part 1,…

SmartOn Launches India Operations with New Age Learning Solutions

SmartOn Learning, an innovative global education start-up,….

Mars mission launch cleared for Tuesday

The country’s highly anticipated Mars Orbiter Mission will take off as planned on Tuesday,….

New data storage disc to last a billion years

Scientists have designed a nearly indestructible data storage disc….

People from India, China out-educating Americans in maths and technology: Barack Obama

Billions of people from countries like India and China….

Mars mission would have a trickle-down effect: K

With the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) set to launch the Mars Mission….

Programme to enable students use left and right brain effectively

'Mynd Works' a programme claimed to help students….

86 per cent students text while in class: US study

A typical college student uses his smartphone or tablet an average of 11 times a day…

Mouth bacteria claims stakes in people profiling, could be new password

The bacteria in the human mouth is unique and can be as powerful….

Rural internet users to rise to 85 million by June 2014

There will be 68 million claimed internet users and 46 million active internet users….

Google unveils tool to help businesses visualise their data on map

The new tool costs five dollars per month….

Brain drain in Israel and India

The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry recently to two American professors….

Changing Power Structures

A week ago, cyclone Phailin raged through Odisha and Andhra Pradesh…..

Mangalore students take eco-literacy online

A group of Computer Science students from Surathkal's National Institute of Technology,….

Chelsea Clinton Guest Speaker at Pratham NYC Gala (2)

About 600 of New York’s crème de la crème from the finance,….

The Good Men of India

IN India today, the rapes of women, from children to grandmothers, are daily news…..

Getting the IITs back on top

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) figure prominently….

When the Best and Brightest Leave India and China


In the 1970s, long before the word “globalization” achieved common currency,….


City scientist’s molecule knocks out superbug

Awards panorama at Agilent-DST-CII led India Innovation Initiative National Fair


The National Fair finale of the India Innovation Initiative (i3) saw around 40 best-in-class innovation….

30% computer science engineers ignorant of concepts: Study


Nearly 50-60% of the computer science and information technology engineers….

India, US orbiters to reach Mars within 24 hours of each other

Five years ago India launched its first successful Moon mission,….

VIT's training on embedded systems

The Technology Business Incubator at the VIT University,….

Kobo introduces e-reader tablets in India

Canada-headquartered e-reading service company Kobo….

Indian developers design vernacular OS

Move over Windows and Android! For a majority of non-English speaking Indians, ….


The second transition

India is getting younger, right? Wrong!....

Sachin Tendulkar to get 'dabbawala' salute in farewell Test at Wankhede

When he retires after his 200th Test match in Mumbai next month,….

Privatisation isn't the solution for India's education woes: Subhashini Ali

Speaking on Zee Media's Bharat Bhagya Vidhata,….

Students show shocking ignorance in spite of getting excellent grades

Our education system is such that boys and girls fail to answer even basic questions….

Tug of war over control of tech, business education

A battle has broken out over who will shape the education….

Debunking 'myth' on teaching/learning science

Debunking the myth that teaching of science to students is costly,….

Decoding the Nobels

As always, there was a fair amount of speculation revolving around the 2013 Science Nobels….

Project to classify humans based on Ayurveda: Valiathan

A new method of classifying humans  using molecular markers….

How IT training is changing

Information technology training institutes are diversifying….

India is opposed to any control on internet: Kapil Sibal

India is opposed to any control on internet in the name of cyber security,….

CHARUSAT campus gets a bank branch

Students of Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT)

Reaching for the sky

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) clearly wants a bigger piece of the sky….

ET Now and DuPont present ‘The Power of Shunya: Challenge for Zero’

ET Now, in association with DuPont India, is launching an inspiring television competition series,….

City's three start-ups selected for European investor forum in Belgium

The international innovation meet focuses on clean technology sectors….

CHARUSAT campus gets a bank branch

Students of Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT)….

GM tobacco plants can produce biofuels

Genetically modified tobacco plants are viable as raw material for producing biofuels,….

Internet at bottom of ocean to detect tsunamis

Internet goes underwater! Scientists are developing a system of sensors to conquer….

Wonobo draws Google into 'Street' fight

Move over Google Street View. A medium-sized Mumbai-based mapping firm….

Indian spirituality makes its presence felt even at CERN

The European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN)….

50,000 students enrolled under RTE: Minister

As many as 49,864 students have been admitted in Tamil Nadu schools….

The New Global Research Hotspot: Molecular Magic

In a small laboratory on the ground floor of the Indian Association….

Big Bang ripples at Indore's atomic research facility

The Big Bang announcement of the Physics Nobel has its ripples in India….

150 years of supporting girls' education

That the formal education of females is not a recent phenomenon….

Almonds best for reducing hunger pangs

A new study has found that people who eat 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted,….

Now, 'feel' images on your smartphone

Smartphone users can now 'feel' images and objects….

First user meeting on synchrotron beamline held in city

The first user meeting on Indian beamline was held in the city today….

Seeking a bridge between western science and eastern faith

Quantum theory tells us that the world is a product of an infinite number….

The solar revolution

We were standing in the only street of a small village called Mohda….

An ostrich-like approach      Global ranking will help Indian universities

The almost non-stop bursting of crackers at Panjab University's sprawling 550-acre campus….

A niche online network for researchers

Niche social networking sites and forums online…..

Electronic payment can save 1.6% of India's GDP: WB

The role that technology plays in the economy….

Our education system should have meaningful linkage with industry: M M Pallam Raju

The ministry of human resource development (MHRD) is looking to skill 500 million people….

5 Indian Universities in Top 400 World University Rankings 2013 – 2014

There is finally some good news for Indian Universities….

Radio programme on Maths to attract children to numbers

We were standing in the only street of a small village called Mohda….

EDUSAT goes live at 32 polytechnics in Karnataka

EDUSAT programme went live at the Government Institute of Printing Technology….

Honours pour in for city-based scientist

Last year, his pioneering research in the field of molecular assemblies….

Transforming education in India is very complex: Azim Premji

Industry captain and philanthropist Azim Premji has called upon the government….

Radio programme on Maths to attract children to numbers

For generating interest in Mathematics among children,….

The Next Grand Challenge in India: Reinvent the Toilet

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation issued the following news release:….

How Panjab University cracked the Times Higher Education list

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, astronaut Kalpana Chawla and scientist Yash Pal….

Google search making people forgetful: Report

The internet is fast eroding people's memories of world-changing events in history,….

An Indian-origin scientist in US has developed a new feedback system….

An Indian-origin scientist in US has developed a new feedback system….

'Mini MBA' for future managers

For those starting a career in management, Swaminathan, founder of MyBschool.com….

Challenges and Solutions in Indian Higher Education

India’s huge pool of young people might be considered its biggest strength…..


Polio: A killer on the run

Following a walk through nearly empty hallways, there is no receptionist at Thomas Frieden’s outer office…..

India's top scientific brains join hands to ignite scientific passion amongst students

Stalwarts of India’s scientific community, ranging from the ‘missile man’ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam to Green Revolution architect Dr. M S Swaminathan,….

Indian girl, 13, studies for master’s degree

In a country where many girls are discouraged from going to school,…

'India and China to be next hub of Nobel laureates in medicine'

India's rising economic might will soon help produce a Nobel laureate in medicine,….

Connecting Indian researchers with global knowledge

Mayur Vaidya from IIT-Madras is pursuing a PhD in material sciences…..

India's First Diesel–Electric Ship Orders GE Equipment

continues to grow as a global center of technological excellence, ….

Communication between India and US is very poor: Romesh Wadhwani

Romesh T Wadhwani, one of the richest Indian Americans globally and who plays an active role….

A niche online network for researchers

Niche social networking sites and forums online are trying to fill the gaps,…..

Panjab University beats IITs in global rankings

Although no Indian institution of higher learning is yet to make it to the top 200….

Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship and Village Capital invest in iKure and EdSix

IIM Ahmedabad's Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE),….

The Next Grand Challenge in India: Reinvent the Toilet

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation issued the following news release:….

Transforming education in India is very complex: Azim Premji

Industry captain and philanthropist Azim Premji has called upon the government….

5 Indian varsities in world's top 400 lis

Five Indian universities have found place among top 400 universities of the world…..

Panjab University steals a march over IITs in global rankings

Which is the topmost institution of higher education in the country?....

Tech Bytes: Nvidia Unveils Grid For India

Visual computing major NVIDIA announced its GRID technology that will ...

Indian-origin scientist develops new type of robotic brain

An Indian-origin scientist in US has developed a new feedback system….

Joint ventures work best for tech transfers, says BrahMos chief

Joint ventures are the ideal arrangement for bringing in modern technology

IIT-Bombay: New Urban Science and Engineering centre inaugurated

A new Centre for Urban Science and Engineering (C-USE

Google search making people forgetful: Report

The internet is fast eroding people's memories of world-changing events in history,….

Why We Get Jet Lag (And How to Avoid It)

It's four in the morning and you're stuck in your hotel room,….

'Mini MBA' for future managers

For those starting a career in management, Swaminathan, founder of MyBschool.com….

Analog Devices and Indian Institute of Science Collaborate to Spur Innovation in Research and Development of MEMS and Nano Science in India

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), the global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing….

India's temples guard their gold from government

India's temples are resisting divulging their gold holdings -….

Apple to enter small Indian cities with iPhones, iPads

Apple may soon be slugging it out in the trenches with Samsung…..

Indian-origin scientist develops 'brain' for robots

Robot brain! An Indian-origin scientist in US has developed a new feedback system….

Digital memory of a billion-plus nation

Computing”, says Mathai Joseph, “has become a metaphor….

From terrorism, to defence to nuclear, India, US pledges cooperation

Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama vowed to make the next decade….

Empowering women leaders in technology

Anita Borg Institute, a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computer science and engineering,….

'Solar energy a viable solution for future needs'

"Electricity from renewable energy (RE) sources is increasingly been seen as a viable solution for energy deficiency,….

Eight young scientists chosen for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards

Eight young scientists and engineers have been chosen for the prestigious ….

Are engineering courses losing their sheen?

Once the most sought-after course for every Intermediate passout in the state,….

Aging in India: Under the Radar and Underfunded

Last week, approval of the critical Pension Fund Regulatory and Development….

Amrita University to set up the unique initiative supported by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences

As Assam reels under landslides and floods this monsoon,….

Foreign varsities show no interest in India campus

Top 30 global universities, including Yale, Cambridge,…..

India: The Indian Gensing ‘Ashwagandha,’ Gets US Patent For Vaccine Adjuvant

The project of extracting a new vaccine adjuvant from 'Ashwagandha'….

Slowdown clouds skip top engineering schools

Early placement trends at the country’s leading engineering institutes appear….

India is now world’s third largest Internet user after U.S., China

India has bypassed Japan to become the world’s third largest Internet user….

Techies show their creative best at Innovation Fair

From moon buggy, a lunar roving vehicle, design of NASA,….

What the World Can Learn About Solar From Gujarat, India

This year has marked an inflection point for global demand…..

‘Reverse brain drain swifter’

Why is that Indian academia trained in the US is coming back to India…..

India's Mars mission to be launched on October 28 Indian Express, Sept. 22, ‘13

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is slated to be launched on October 28….

Foreign varsities show no interest in India campus

Top 30 global universities, including Yale, Cambridge,….

Next Stop, Bangalore: Japan May Help South India Build High-Speed Rail System

The Japanese government has expressed its interest in helping Indian railway officials….

Cambridge-India alliance triggers research and trade bonanza

Cambridge University, working with trade partners and the UK government,….

US eyes co-development of anti-tank missile with India

Carter, speaking at a news conference in India, said the two countries were already ...

Gene that replaces old memories discovered

Scientists have discovered a gene that helps older memories….

No takers for engineering courses: Andhra Pradesh's problem of plenty

As parents scramble all over the country, paying a king's ransom to get their child an engineering seat,….

‘Reverse brain drain swifter’

Why is that Indian academia trained in the US is coming back to India….

VIT and Trinity College plan research on concrete technology

The four-centuries-old Trinity College attached to the University of Dublin….

Concerns the quality of India's booming higher education sector not keeping up with demand

India's higher education sector is one of the largest in the world, catering to 25 million students….

‘India’s Higher Education System is casteist’

The Asian Centre for Human Rights has come up with a report revealing the “discrimination” towards Scheduled Castes….

Indian mythology behind Pranav Mistry's tech edge

Pranav Mistry who became a global sensation with his futuristic Sixth Sense technology….

Indian start-ups' billion dollar opportunity

A new breed of Indian software companies….

Smartphone sensors to control prosthetic limb movements

Scientists have developed bio-compatible motion sensors….

Now, smartphones can identify you by your touch

Move over, passwords . US-based scientists have developed a new software that can enable your touchscreen….

Knowledge is Great Britain

One of the things we are proud of in the UK is our higher education institutions. ...

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni-V for second time

India on Sunday successfully test-fired its inter-continental surface-to-surface ballistic missile….

From India to Africa: A basket of technology to transform lives

Solar-powered lamps made in India and by an Indian company were distributed first in refugee camps….

China launches first-ever deep UV laser device

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has launched a deep ...

13-yr-old Indian girl begins microbiology master's

Verma finished high school at 7 and earned an undergraduate degree at age 13 ...

eBay launches 2nd development centre in India

US-based e-commerce major eBay Inc on Thursday inaugurated a new global development centre in India….

Changing demography: Is India's baby boom going bust?

The country's demography is witnessing some new trends. While the working age group….

Study Says Indian Women Scientists Lagging


A gender profile of Indian scientific output in the life sciences…..

More women are going into math and science but bypassing tech careers

Despite some visible female CEOs at IBM, Hewlett Packard and Yahoo, ….

India E-learning Market Outlook to FY'2018 - Increasing Technology Adoption to Drive Future Growth: Ken Research

According to the report titled 'India E-learning Market Outlook to FY'2018 - Increasing Technology Adoption to Drive Future Growth'..

Forget Smart Cars, Imagine an Intelligent Highway

As automakers look into developing a new generation of tech-savvy cars….

Students develop attendance app for colleges, schools

Students of Shri Vaishnav Institute of Technology and Science College's final year ….

TOEFL and GRE Representatives Share Latest News at Upcoming ...

Report by India Education bureau, Hyderabad: Representatives from ...

A study in apathy

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings published….

'GM technology only option for food security'


Participating in a seminar on "Biotechnology in Agriculture….

Foreign varsities get independent access to India

The government has decided to allow foreign universities to operate independently in India,….

Indian universities fail to make world's top 200

US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University….

A sensor to spot elderly people’s fall

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin , have developed a network of wireless sensors….

Hughes provides managed tele-education network for medical students

Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems LLC (HUGHES),….

The education system of India among the seven continents is on the third position

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India,….

Competitive Exams, Entrance Exams & Higher Education in India Makemystudy.com: International Study Hub

The education system of India among the seven continents is on the third position….

Solar-Powered ATMs Bring Clean Water to India's Slums

Smart solar-powered "water ATMs" have become a growing source of clean water for rural villagers in India….

More students opt for higher education, but even more drop out: Survey


Higher education continues to be a mixed bag in the country…..


Revolution in the humanities

To understand the state of Humanities in the coming years,….

IIT-Madras students can now speak Chinese

IITians have one more reason to learn Chinese now….

Laser tech improves accuracy of brain tumour surgery


A new laser-guided imaging technology, based on work by Indian physicist CV Raman,….

Devesh Kapur & Arvind Subramanian: Rebuilding the Indian state


The ongoing economic travails in India arise from a combination of severe
macroeconomic difficulties….

It looks like a little pocket sized cigar box, but it packs a mighty punch

Finally, the brain drain appears to be reversing…..

Autodesk partners with CICSE to promote science and tech


Technology access will offer all CICSE-affiliated schools in India with free* access to Autodesk's leading 2D and 3D design software….

New solar energy research institute for India

India’s ministry of new and renewable energy announced the approval of a new solar research and technology institute….

Kerosene lamp which cooks food without polluting

A lamp which produces high quality light and doubles up….

In season of poll freebies, new one makes a splash in Bangalore Rural: Water ATMs


It was a Lok Sabha byelection fought and won by fulfilling a basic,….

Cognitive Science Meets Pre-Algebra

The math students at Liberty Middle School were not happy….

Expecting the Best Yields Results in Massachusetts

Conventional wisdom and popular perception….

Classrooms sans teachers

“Higher education in India suffers from quality deficit” —….

India second largest in edX enrolments


It all began with a simple idea…..

Cognitive Science Meets Pre-Algebra


The math students at Liberty Middle School were not happy…..

Languages are economic capital — India`s languages will survive: Ganesh Devy


Award-winning writer and academic Ganesh Devy recently headed….

Is this the end of the India story?

Walk into any CEO's office nowadays and one can sense the gloom in the air…..

'India needs manufacturing revolution'

India needs a new manufacturing revolution for sustained development….

Do they inspire?

India has the largest higher education system….

CUSAT wins Rs 1 crore grant

The department of Physics, Cochin University of Science and Technology,….

IITs get ready for third-party performance assessment


In a bid to engage the IITs with society and with the national goals,….

Why India’s Economy Is Stumbling

FOR the past three decades, the Indian economy has grown impressively,….

I can end manual scavenging in three years: Bindeshwar Pathak….


Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak tells Sreelatha Menon if the wealthy in India would spend to build toilets everywhere,….

The net rises


The 'India Digital Future in Focus 2013' report, from the digital metrics company,….

Sow the wind, reap a storm

It is unfortunate that the technical group appointed by the Supreme Court….

Pacific takes in heat to put global warming on hold

CHANGES in the flow of heat between the atmosphere and the Pacific Ocean….

S Chand: India's Fastest-Growing Educational Publisher


A strategy to acquire and grow is set to elevate the 76-year-old educational publishing veteran….

Mewar Ortho: Taking Quality Health Care to Rural India

Mewar Orthopaedic Hospital was created almost by chance…..

Enough of acts, now enough action is needed

The massive expansion of higher education in BRIC economies….

India's Chandrayaan helps NASA detect water on Moon

Using data collected by India's Chandrayaan mission, NASA has detected


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