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NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up a Model International Center for Transformative AI (ICTAI) 

NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up a Model International Center for Transformative AI (ICTAI) 

New Delhi: NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) announced on 7th September that they are collaborating to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) towards developing and deploying AI-led application-based research projects. This initiative is part of NITI Aayog’s ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence’ Discussion Paper that […]

PM announces increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers

PM announces increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today announced a landmark increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers. The announcement which will be effective from next month was made during a video bridge interaction with lakhs of ASHA, Anganwadi and ANM workers today. The Prime Minister announced the doubling of routine incentives given by […]

India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy. He was speaking at afunction of International Solar Alliance (ISA) […]

CBSE to help flood hit Kerala Schools and Students

CBSE to help flood hit Kerala Schools and Students

New Delhi: As a special gesture to students from CBSE affiliated schools, whose board exam academic documents such as Marksheets/ Migration Certificates/ Pass Certificates have been lost or damaged in the Kerala floods, the Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to facilitate and provide digital mark sheets, migration certificates and pass certificates. Over 1,300 […]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathes his last, leaves a lasting legacy

Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathes his last, leaves a lasting legacy

New Delhi: Marking an end of an era in Indian politics, former Prime Minister and the founding president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Thursday breathed his last at the All India Institute for medical Sciences. He was 93. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise […]

Instant Triple Talaq Bill deferred till Parliament’s next session

Instant Triple Talaq Bill deferred till Parliament’s next session

New Delhi: The Modi government on Friday deferred the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 – popularly known as Instant Triple Talaq Bill, which criminalises the practice with a jail term up to three years, till Parliament’s next session. The move comes a day after the Union Cabinet approved three amendments in the […]

HRD Ministry issued guidelines for ensuring safety and security of school children

HRD Ministry issued guidelines for ensuring safety and security of school children

New Delhi: As per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE), 2016-17 (Provisional), 0.67% schools are having building in dilapidated condition and 7.73% of classrooms in schools across the country require major repairs. State/UT-wise percentage of schools having building in dilapidated condition and percentage of classrooms requiring major repairs are at Annexure. The Right of […]