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Budget 2021: Scientific social responsibility policy to be announced in coming months
India

Budget 2021: Scientific social responsibility policy to be announced in coming months

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said there has been a 30 percent increase in the budget for these ministries.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021: Date, theme of day celebrating women in STEM field subjects
World

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021: Date, theme of day celebrating women in STEM field subjects

The UN General Assembly decided on 22 December, 2015 that an annual observance was needed to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology

ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote space, science related education
science

ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote space, science related education

The students will not only gain theoretical but also practical and application-based knowledge of STEM and Space Education.

New Science, Technology & Innovation Policy 2020 pushes for decentralization, 'renewed STI ecosystem'
India

New Science, Technology & Innovation Policy 2020 pushes for decentralization, 'renewed STI ecosystem'

The Policy hopes to capture the aspirations of the nation with a decentralized, bottom-up, and inclusive approach to science, tech and innovation.

Why are there so few trans, gender non-conforming and non-binary people in STEM? Inaccessibility, harassment are hurdles
Lifestyle

Why are there so few trans, gender non-conforming and non-binary people in STEM? Inaccessibility, harassment are hurdles

Trans, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary people live largely in oblivion, and the lack of supportive systems, affirmative action, mentors and role models keeps younger individuals from coming to STEM.

Microsoft launches 'Explore Space' data science, AI modules inspired by Netflix's 'Over the Moon'
News & Analysis

Microsoft launches 'Explore Space' data science, AI modules inspired by Netflix's 'Over the Moon'

Learners will get a chance to use data to plan lunar missions, predict meteor showers and analyse images using AI.

The Friday List: From a virtual Harry Potter festival to Sushant Singh Rajput's posthumous release Dil Bechara, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From a virtual Harry Potter festival to Sushant Singh Rajput's posthumous release Dil Bechara, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

The Friday List: From a talk by women in STEM fields to a masterclass on foraging food, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From a talk by women in STEM fields to a masterclass on foraging food, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Job postings in STEM-related fields rise 44 percent in India in past 3 years: Report
science

Job postings in STEM-related fields rise 44 percent in India in past 3 years: Report

Fed into the report are data from job postings and searches on 'Indeed' between November 2016 to 2019.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai finds astrophysicist's viral post about scoring zero marks in exam 'inspiring'; Twitter responds to thread
World

Google CEO Sundar Pichai finds astrophysicist's viral post about scoring zero marks in exam 'inspiring'; Twitter responds to thread

As 26-year-old astrophysicist Sarafina Nance's thread went viral, Google CEO Sundar Pichai took notice of it and retweeted it, saying that it was 'inspiring'

Researchers have found a 99-million-year old bird fossil showing it having an extra-long toe
science

Researchers have found a 99-million-year old bird fossil showing it having an extra-long toe

The fossilized bird was found in a lump of amber and lived 99 million years ago in mangroves.

Colorado school shooting: Suspects due back in court on Friday; prosecutors to decide whether to charge them as adults
World

Colorado school shooting: Suspects due back in court on Friday; prosecutors to decide whether to charge them as adults

Devon Erickson and 16-year-old Maya McKinney allegedly walked into a Colorado school with handguns and opened fire in two classrooms. Investigators have offered no immediate motive and refused to discuss how the students obtained the weapons.

'He went out a hero': Friend of teen who led charge against Colorado school gunman recounts his bravery
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'He went out a hero': Friend of teen who led charge against Colorado school gunman recounts his bravery

Kendrick Castillo minimised bloodshed and saved lives. The attackers made their first court appearance on Wednesday.

IBM to collaborate with Central and state governments to train over 1 million female students in 3 years
Business

IBM to collaborate with Central and state governments to train over 1 million female students in 3 years

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said the program is not about conducting technical training session, but to focus on the basics of critical thinking, life skills

Female labour force participation in India falls to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005: Deloitte
Business

Female labour force participation in India falls to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005: Deloitte

The range of challenges for women and girls echoes across Asia and India - lack of education, digital divide, which limits them from gaining employable skill sets

TEDxGateway 2018: Raghu Rai, Shanta Rau Barriga, Gitanjali Rao, others share transforming ideas at 10th edition of the event
India

TEDxGateway 2018: Raghu Rai, Shanta Rau Barriga, Gitanjali Rao, others share transforming ideas at 10th edition of the event

One of the speakers at TEDxGateway 2018, photojournalist Raghu Rai said, “If journalism is the first draft of history then photo journalism is the witness to that history."

What does it take to get a decent raise in the US job market? The answer's straightforward - quit your job
World

What does it take to get a decent raise in the US job market? The answer's straightforward - quit your job

Despite one of the best job markets in decades, workers across the U.S. economy are struggling with a common frustration: What does it take to finally get a decent raise?

More foreign STEM graduates from US colleges staying and working under OPT program, says Pew Research report
World

More foreign STEM graduates from US colleges staying and working under OPT program, says Pew Research report

The Institute of International Education found that the number of new college students coming to the United States from overseas fell by 7 percent since Donald Trump was elected president. The group attributes the decline to his travel restrictions for nationals of some predominantly Muslim countries as well as competition from countries like Canada, Australia and Britain.

US companies hired 204,000 new workers in April, says fresh data from payroll processor ADP
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US companies hired 204,000 new workers in April, says fresh data from payroll processor ADP

American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of strength in the U.S. labor market and economy. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong across numerous industries, led by professional and business services, health and education and restaurants and hotels.

Software giant SAP has partnered with Niti Aayog to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote STEM education among schools
News & Analysis

Software giant SAP has partnered with Niti Aayog to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote STEM education among schools

The programme aims to teach students advanced technology topics relevant to digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT).