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Dec 28, 2017
From tweeting to following 'due process', 2017's lessons on battling sexual harassmentThe options seem bleak for survivors of sexual harassment, who will be victim-blamed and questioned, whether they choose to write anonymous blogs or approach the police | #YearInReview
Oct 05, 2017
Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearlyIndeed, cryo-electron microscopy is already delivering results, such as the recent discovery of the structure of tau protein filaments in Alzheimer’s disease.
Aug 21, 2017
Mumbai University and Maharashtra govt issued notices by Bombay HC seeking replies in delay of law exam resultsThe Bombay High Court Monday issued notices to the Maharashtra government and the Mumbai University seeking their response on the delay in announcement of law exam results in 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Politics around Aryan Invasion Theory to stay as it helps defy the Indian-ness of HindutvaThe Aryan Invasion Theory is the most politically divisive theories of Indian historiography, mostly because the political usefulness of the theory, and to support or negate the Indianness of Hindutva
Jun 07, 2017
Cabinet defers HRD ministry's plan to create 20 world-class institutions across countryThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday deferred a decision on the HRD ministry's plan of creating 20 world-class institutions in the country.
May 17, 2017
Rs 1,500 cr investment for bio pharma development gets govt nodThe key focus areas of the programme would be to aid country's technological and product development capabilities in the biopharmaceutical sector to a level that it is globally competitive over the next 10-15 years.
Feb 16, 2017
Nasscom bets on digital to push Indian technology industry forward to next phaseRiding on the hard work of over 3.86 million employees and growth of 5% over the financial year 2016, digital capabilities will drive the Indian technology industry's next phase of development, industry's representative body Nasscom said on Wednesday.
Jan 17, 2017
Rohith Vemula, one year on: Severe administrative failures still dot academic landscapeBut what perhaps is the greatest administrative failure that still remains is this, if Vemula wished to speak to someone about his predicament, the University of Hyderabad's medical centre, would be ill equipped with mental health professionals to assist him as it lacks any.
Oct 16, 2016
In a new book, The Burning Forest, Nandini Sundar looks at the Maoist conflict in BastarNandini Sundar talks to Firstpost about the academia’s role in studying the Maoist conflict in Bastar, the politics of co-option by the state, the maligned adivasis, the future and what it may bring to the region
Oct 05, 2016
The embedded systems industry is set to expand because of increased usage of electronicsTerming the present times as the golden period of embedded systems programming, experts on Tuesday said the technology was at an inflection point due to increasing use in electronic products across industry verticals.