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UNESCO Launching a new Interactive Atlas of Girls and Women's Rights
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International Policy
July 12, 2019 Friday 10:28:21 IST

UNESCO Launching a new Interactive Atlas of Girls and Women's Rights

UNESCO is launching a new Interactive Atlas of girls’ and women’s right to education as part of the Her education our future Initiative. The Atlas is a monitoring and advocacy tool, aiming to enhance public knowledge of the status of national constitutions, legislation and regulations related to girls’ and women’s education rights, as well as to monitor progress. More than 70 years after the recognition of the right to education in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, many girls and women cannot exercise their right to education due to gender inequality and discriminatory practices. Poverty, early marriage, and gender-based violence are just some of reasons behind the high percentage of out-of-school and illiterate girls and wo

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Policy Indications
July 05, 2019 Friday 09:34:03 IST
Application of Behavioural Economics Helpful for Efficacy of Public Policy

Application of Behavioural Economics Helpful for Efficacy of Public Policy

India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that application of behavioural economics can help in improving the efficacy of public policy, programmes

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Policy Indications
July 03, 2019 Wednesday 03:35:13 IST
Recessionary Trends in Economy Affect Mental Health of Children

Recessionary Trends in Economy Affect Mental Health of Children

Mental health of children may be impacted by the recessionary trends in an economy, according to study done for US economy and reported in Health Economics. The study was based on the data received from 2001-13 National Health Interview survey. The negative effects were seen in children in the age group of 4-11 and 12-17 year

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International Policy
July 01, 2019 Monday 01:31:01 IST
India Among Nine Nations Having Lack of Access to Sustainable Cooling: UN

India Among Nine Nations Having Lack of Access to Sustainable Cooling: UN

India is among nine nations that doesn't have access to sustainable cooling technologies even as global warming and climate change is adversely impacting them

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Policy Indications
June 29, 2019 Saturday 01:06:03 IST
Five-Year Action Plan to EQUIP India's Higher Education to Global Levels

Five-Year Action Plan to EQUIP India's Higher Education to Global Levels

Ten expert groups have submitted reports on how to equip India's higher education system to meet the global challenges

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The key to education is the experience of beauty- Friedrich Schiller Quotes

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International Edu News
July 15, 2019 Monday 12:45:39 IST
Varsities of G-7 countries form alliance

Varsities of G-7 countries form alliance

A new U7 Alliance has been formed with the aim of tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges from climate change to inequality. The Alliance is made up of universities from the G7 countries - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and the US. In creating the U7 Alliance, the world’s leading universities recognise the fac

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National Edu News
July 15, 2019 Monday 12:44:16 IST
IIITD&M to host world meet on energy

IIITD&M to host world meet on energy

The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITD&M ) Kancheepuram, Chennai, will host the first International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing (ICESIP 2019). The conference provides an international forum for researchers, academicians, and professionals from various engineering

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Technology Inceptions
July 19, 2019 Friday 04:23:05 IST
Powerful Robots Helps in Faster Detection of Bridge Defects

Powerful Robots Helps in Faster Detection of Bridge Defects

A new powerful robot developed by researchers at University of Waterloo helps in faster detection of defects and makes the process reliable by automating it.The new system combines autonomous robots, cameras and lidar – a remote sensing method using lasers — to systematically collect data for defect detection and analysis. “We can do

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Science Innovations
July 19, 2019 Friday 04:13:19 IST
Mushrooms to help fight TB

Mushrooms to help fight TB

In a new study, researchers at American Society for Nutritionshow that sun-exposed oyster mushrooms offer a readily available source of vitamin D that can help tuberculosis patients respond better to anti-TB drugs by improving immune response.TB is becoming more difficult to fight due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains, creating an urge

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Education Information
July 05, 2019 Friday 02:12:44 IST
UGCAP 4th  Allotment List 2019

UGCAP 4th Allotment List 2019

The fourth allotment list of Calicut University Under Graduate Admission Process (UGCAP) 2019 was released on Friday, July 5, 2019.The students who have applied for admission to unger-graduate courses can now visit the official website of the Calicut Unversity - cuonline.ac.in - to check and download the UG CAP 4th allotment list 2019.The sea

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Education Information
July 01, 2019 Monday 01:31:01 IST
India Among Nine Nations Having Lack of Access to Sustainable Cooling: UN

India Among Nine Nations Having Lack of Access to Sustainable Cooling: UN

India is among nine nations that doesn't have access to sustainable cooling technologies even as global warming and climate change is adversely impacting them

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Round Table July 04, 2019 Thursday 03:36:43 IST
India’s Draft New Education Policy Aims to Reinvent School Education

India’s Draft New Education Policy Aims to Reinvent School Education

India's excellence in education dates back to ancient times when it had set up Nalanda and Takshashila Universities that attracted thousands of foreign students from across the world. Who can ignore the contribution of Sushruta to medicine and surgery,Aryabhatta to astronomy and mathematics or Chanakya to economics and political science? The a