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Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March
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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:04:08 IST

Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March

Tesla said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the US electric vehicle (EV) maker's chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about late last year.The California-based firm, which aims to accelerate Chinese sales that have been hit hard by the impact of trade tension between Washington and Beijing, said in a statement the starting price for a Model 3 in China would be CNY 499,000 ($72,000).Tesla cut prices for its Model 3 last month, the third time in the last two months for the firm to adjust prices in China.In November, Tesla cut the prices of its Model X and Model S in China by 12 to 26 percent.Tesla has opened a tender process to build a $2 billion(roughly Rs. 14,000 crores) pl

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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:51:55 IST
ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday."We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February," a senior ISRO official told PTI. It is expected by the middle of

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Science Innovations
January 05, 2019 Saturday 10:46:17 IST
New properties of sulphur atom

New properties of sulphur atom

A study led by Prof. Juan Casado, from the Department of Physical Chemistry of the University of Malaga, Spain, in collaboration with the University of Oregon (U.S.A.) and Osaka (Japan),  has proved that lone pair electrons that characterize sulphur atom can also repel unpaired or itinerant electrons that are present in their en

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Science Innovations
January 05, 2019 Saturday 10:45:08 IST
Psychiatric diseases linked to molecular set-up

Psychiatric diseases linked to molecular set-up

Using nearly 1,700 brain bank samples, researchers at Health Sciences, University of California - Los Angeles, have discovered genetic variants in the DNA, associated with psychiatric diseases such as autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia.  A major study has linked many of these changes in DNA to their molecular workings in

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Technology Inceptions
December 20, 2018 Thursday 12:31:12 IST
Volvo & Skanska’s Electric Site Reduces Carbon Emissions By 98%

Volvo & Skanska’s Electric Site Reduces Carbon Emissions By 98%

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and contracting giant Skanska, who teamed up to work on a “Electric Site” research project in October have declared the project a success and decided to extend it until the end the year.After running for 10 weeks at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg in Sweden, the tests have

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies- Desmond Tutu Quotes

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National Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:07:53 IST
400 Eklavya residential schools planned

400 Eklavya residential schools planned

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that by 2022, the tribal communities of India will have over 400 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) for them. Now, every block comprising more than 50 per cent of the tribal population in India and at least 20,000 tribal people will have

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International Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:14:01 IST
Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge university hosted The Future Engineer Youth STEM Maker UK Challenge 2018 on its renowned campus. Teams of young people from China and the UK aged from 9 to 16 took part in a series of competitions focusing on a range of activities, including imagining how the Internet of Things could transform people’s lives in the decades ahead.

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Education Information
June 28, 2018 Thursday 02:10:24 IST
8 Advantages of Language Labs

8 Advantages of Language Labs

#Using a language lab has many benefits

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Education Information
June 28, 2018 Thursday 01:43:30 IST
The Advantages of Using a Projector in the Classroom

The Advantages of Using a Projector in the Classroom

#Teachers and students alike find projectors to be useful classroom devices.

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
January 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:41:07 IST
Check-listing for problem-solving

Check-listing for problem-solving

George Polya, Hungary-born educationalist and the Stanford Professor, is exalted as the Father of Problem Solving, on account of his path-breaking book, How to solve it?, which was sold over a million copies and got translated into 17 different languages.  An unassuming student as he was, George shifted his discipline of study very often a

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Creative Living
December 14, 2018 Friday 01:59:41 IST
Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

There is an insightful story of a pastor, who wanted to change the position of the piano in the church in order to improve its acoustics. One fine Sunday, the people discovered that the position of the piano has been changed from left side in the balcony of the church to the middle. The parish council was called out to discuss the matter and t

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table January 02, 2019 Wednesday 01:12:29 IST
Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Everyone is a beneficiary of agriculture. Yet very few are concerned about the realities behind cultivation. People tend to indulge in a culture of relishing good food, without ever thinking of the routes or the roots behind the scenes.India has often been called a ‘sleeping giant’ in terms of utilisation of its manpower. Perhaps the term