Education

Young Catholics offer hope to Mindanao’s street children

July 24:A group of young Catholics in the southern Philippine city of General Santos is offering hope to homeless tribal children by teaching them to read and write.

Teachers, students stage joint stir against delayed MU results

Demand V-C’s intervention, proper assessment and probe into reason for delay

Nikon sees big digicam market in India

Nikon India, 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, says India is a huge market for them and the growth mainly in tier-2 and 3 cities and towns is quite encouraging.

Colleges cannot withhold students’ certificates: HC

July 13:“Educational certificates are not fixed deposit receipts”

Manipal varsity achieves ISO 50001

July 13:Manipal University’s efforts to maintain global best practices in energy management, energy use and energy performance, factors that impact global climate change, has been duly recognised by TUV Rheinland (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Former head of CAFOD Education becomes papal knight

After two decades as Head of Development Education at CAFOD and many years of service to the Birmingham Archdiocese Justice and Peace Commission and to Interfaith Dialogue.....

At DU meet, RSS to train teachers on imparting ‘national values’ to students

March 24:Around 100 teachers from varsities across the country are set to receive some lessons from RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat........

NASA suspends 2016 launch of Mars lander 

Dec 23 :The US space agency NASA said it has suspended the planned launch of a Mars lander...

NASA training space robots with virtual reality 

Dec 22 : NASA is training space robots with Virtual Reality (VR) where the operators are using Sony’s...

Israel successfully tests anti-missile system 

Dec 22 : Israel’s defence ministry on Monday announced that a new anti-missile system, developed...

NASA astronauts set for last spacewalk of 2015 

Dec 21 : Expedition 46 commander Scott Kelly and flight engineer Tim Kopra of NASA are set for a spacewalk outside...

West Nile, Dengue cures come closer to reality

Dec 18 : For the diseases that have no known cure till date, a recent West Nile virus and Dengue virus-related discovery..

Saline water cleans wounds better than soap and water 

Although using soap and water has remained the standard practice of wound cleaning before surgery..

See mesmerising Pluto in colour now 

The US space agency NASA has released enhanced colour mosaics of Pluto that combines some of the sharpest..

Suicide gene therapy kills prostate cancer cells 

Combining radiation treatment with ’suicide gene therapy’ - a technique in which prostate cancer cells..

First puppies born by in vitro fertilisation 

In a major breakthrough, researchers at Cornell University in the US successfully used in vitro fertilisation technique..

First genetic map of wheat created 

Scientists from University of Liverpool have created the first map of wheat epigenome which can lead..

Scientists suggest solution to Galactic radioactive plutonium puzzle

The Galactic radioactive plutonium puzzle seems to have finally been solved, as team of scientists...

Eat pears to cut body weight this season

The season to cherish sweet pears is here, but if you doubt whether to add this fruit to your grocery...

Novel compound to tackle Type-2 diabetes found 

Scientists have deployed a new drug discovery technique to identify an anti-diabetes compound..

New vaccine strategy shields cancer patients from flu better

Researchers have developed a new vaccine strategy that reduces the risk of flu infections..

’Power paper’ to store electricity soon 

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have developed a ’power paper’ that can store energy...

NASA to launch first CubeSat built by students 

US space agency NASA is set to launch three small research satellites, or CubeSats, which have been designed..

Massive solar flares possible, can create havoc on Earth 

Dec 4 : The Sun has the potential to release solar flares 1,000 times greater than previously recorded..

Key science to benefit Earth set for ISS launch

Dec 1 : In a bid to support a research in space to benefit the Earth, NASA’s commercial partner Orbital ATK is all set to launch...

NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years 

The US space agency has successfully installed the first of 18 flight mirrors onto the James Webb Space Telescope....

India test fires n-capable Dhanush missile

Nov 25 : India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile...

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole 

Nov 25 : An Indian astrophysicist says the recent observation by NASA scientists of giant flares of X-rays from a black..

Preventing future pandemics in 10 Steps

Nov 23: An independent panel of 19 global experts has called for critical reforms to prevent the future pandemics...