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Indian govt should develop relations with countries leading in AI: Assocham
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Indian govt should develop relations with countries leading in AI: Assocham

Collaborative efforts and the ongoing dialogue between academia, public sector, private industry should be encouraged.

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearly
News & Analysis

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearly

Indeed, cryo-electron microscopy is already delivering results, such as the recent discovery of the structure of tau protein filaments in Alzheimer’s disease.

Mumbai University and Maharashtra govt issued notices by Bombay HC seeking replies in delay of law exam results
India

Mumbai University and Maharashtra govt issued notices by Bombay HC seeking replies in delay of law exam results

The 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

Nasscom bets on digital to push Indian technology industry forward to next phase
Biztech

Nasscom bets on digital to push Indian technology industry forward to next phase

Riding 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.

Rohith Vemula, one year on: Severe administrative failures still dot academic landscape
India

Rohith Vemula, one year on: Severe administrative failures still dot academic landscape

But 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.

In a new book, The Burning Forest, Nandini Sundar looks at the Maoist conflict in Bastar
Life

In a new book, The Burning Forest, Nandini Sundar looks at the Maoist conflict in Bastar

Nandini 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

The embedded systems industry is set to expand because of increased usage of electronics
News & Analysis

The embedded systems industry is set to expand because of increased usage of electronics

Terming 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.

Raghuram Rajan's RBI exit and return to academia is better for the world
India

Raghuram Rajan's RBI exit and return to academia is better for the world

For it also returns Rajan to academia; and one great thing about academia is that its members can say anything, however radical and outrageous, and get away with it.

The glass ceiling: Its 2016 and women still don't have top positions in academia
Politics

The glass ceiling: Its 2016 and women still don't have top positions in academia

In many premier institutions girls outnumber boys. They account for more than 60 per cent of students in several courses of Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Engaging with academia: Political scientist Nandini Deo says strategies mobilise people, not religious ideologies
Life

Engaging with academia: Political scientist Nandini Deo says strategies mobilise people, not religious ideologies

On a visit to India, Nandini Deo spoke to Firstpost about her latest research findings. Her thoroughly researched book takes the form of a historical analysis of the rise and fall of Hindutva and the role of feminist politics in India.

'Make in India' depends on academia-industry synergy
Economy

'Make in India' depends on academia-industry synergy

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the government's "Make in India" initiative depends to a large extent on the deepening of the alliance between academia and industry.

Data Security Council of India signs MoU with NLSIU
Biztech

Data Security Council of India signs MoU with NLSIU

They will undertake collaborative research and conduct public advocacy in the areas of cyber laws and data protection.

Self censorship and Doniger: The real enemy is not Big Brother
Life

Self censorship and Doniger: The real enemy is not Big Brother

The Doniger controversy is likely to have a more serious impact on how academic research will be viewed in India.

Cartoons now, text next. Stop the thought control
Politics

Cartoons now, text next. Stop the thought control

Good education produces thinking individuals. Our political class wants dumb camp followers.