Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Technology and digital media have vastly enhanced the education system. It’s no longer a one-dimensional recourse. With the availability of video solutions and other such methods of teaching, Digital India is reshaping the education sector. Benefits of video solutions Video solutions in education include video conferencing, video lessons, video explanations amongst several others. Their importance in education is unparalleled due to their ability to create a stimulating and interactive environment which engages students, making it…

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Cybercrime Awareness Clinics: The Immediate Necessity

Cybercrime Awareness Clinics: The Immediate Necessity

India is a robust field of cybercrime activity. As we are inching closer to the “Digital India” target, this area needs specific attention. Hence, having cybercrime awareness clinics across the country has become essential. To discuss the potential about this clinic we have in our midst, Dr. Vasileios Karagiannopoulos, a senior lecturer of Law and Cybercrime, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. He is also the director of…

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Chromebooks for Education, The Next Big Thing?

Chromebooks for Education, The Next Big Thing?

The basic challenge for a student is to organize all the resources in a place and systematically use them for the purpose of studying. Added to this, is the pressure of communicating with their peers, fellow students, and teachers. Google’s Chromebook can do all this just by a click. What’s special? Really, nothing. Any Chromebook can be used in the classroom and still have access to Google’s educational suite and work, communicate and collaborate with…

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IIT Professor Working on ₹10,000 Cancer-Treating Nano Tech

IIT Professor Working on ₹10,000 Cancer-Treating Nano Tech

IIT-Bombay professor Rohit Srivastava is working on a cancer treatment based on gold nanostructures that would cost just ₹10,000. The laser-activated nanoshells could deliver the drug at the cancer site when heated to around 50ºC. Speaking at a Bengaluru meet, Srivastava said the technology would help in healing cancer without surgery or chemotherapy which cost ₹3-5 lakh on average. Source: Inshorts

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How do Quick Response (QR) Codes Work?

How do Quick Response (QR) Codes Work?

A QR code (Quick Response Code) is a two-dimensional, machine-readable label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. When customers scan a QR code and enter the transaction amount, it is transferred directly from the bank account without the need of a swiping machine. The system further eliminates the need for the merchant’s ID or number. Source: Inshorts

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Schools to Get Hi-tech Upgrades with Rs 533 Crore Project

Schools to Get Hi-tech Upgrades with Rs 533 Crore Project

[email protected], a Kerala government initiative to impart IT education in schools, has submitted Rs 533 crore budget-worth project report to the state government for making all the eight to twelve school classes in the state hi-tech. The detailed project report, which comprises upgradation plan of 45000 classrooms and IT labs in 4775 schools at a total budget of Rs 553 Crores, was submitted to Usha Titus, Secretary, General Education Department, by Anvar Sadath K, Executive…

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ISRO Launches Record 104 Satellites in One Go

ISRO Launches Record 104 Satellites in One Go

Thanks to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India on Wednesday (February 15) scripted history by successfully launching 104 satellites using a single rocket from Sriharikota space centre. With this achievement, ISRO not only bettered its previous best of sending 20 satellites in to the orbit in a single launch but also dethrowned Russia (37 satellites in one go in 2014) from the top position. Just like Mangalyaan mission in 2014, the achievement has made jaws…

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What is the Meaning of the Power Symbol?

What is the Meaning of the Power Symbol?

The power button, which is used to turn a device on or off, resembles a small circle with a vertical line. The symbol is believed to have originated as technology improved, and the term ‘On and Off’ was replaced by the universal numeral symbols 1 and 0. The numbers were derived from the Binary Number System, in which 1 stands for power and 0 indicates power off. To create the symbol the “1” and “0”…

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Facebook Lets Users Offer Shelter During Disasters in India

Facebook Lets Users Offer Shelter During Disasters in India

Facebook has launched an update to its Safety Check that will let users offer food, transportation, and shelter to disaster victims in India, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia. The feature, called ‘Community Help’, will initially be available for natural and accidental incidents. The new feature lets victims search and connect with help providers over Facebook Messenger. Source: Inshorts

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Delhi University to Track Students’ Attendance Through App

Delhi University to Track Students’ Attendance Through App

Delhi University is planning to launch a mobile application to track the attendance of students, according to reports. Teachers will be able to update the attendance on a regular basis and inform students about low attendance in advance. This will be a centralised app for all departments and faculty members of the Delhi University-affiliated colleges. Source: Inshorts

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