Several Adopt Online Learning

E-learning platform Vedantu has witnessed a major surge after it announced support to students with free access to its complete learning platform during the Covid-19 lockdown, the company said on Monday. According to the company, 1 million students attended live online classes on Vedantu’s platform. The number of subscribers on its platform has grown exponentially

IIT Deploys Drones Spraying Disinfectant

Marut Dronetech, a startup founded by IIT Guwahati alumni, has developed and deployed drones for spraying disinfectant in public spaces to prevent new coronavirus amid India’s lockdown. To control COVID-19 situation, drones have proved to be of great use as seen in countries like China and South Korea. Marut Dronetech is working with the Telangana

NTA Extends Entrance Exam Deadline

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Tuesday extended the last date for submission of entrance test forms at seven major educational institutions. “The NTA understands the importance of academic calendar and schedule, but it is equally concerned about the wellbeing of every citizen, including students,” the NTA said. The seven institutions include Jawaharlal Nehru University

PG in cyber security offered by Manipal University

Global Education Services of Manipal University would offer post-graduation course (Master’s degree) in cyber security and data sciences from the academic year 2017-2018 at its centre of excellence here, said an official on Wednesday….reports  India Daily Newsdesk. The varsity has tied up with Deakin University of Australia to offer the post-graduation courses and short and

Beeline for Indian schools in Muscat

The first merit list for admissions to Indian schools in Oman’s capital Muscat brought with it sleepless nights for parents from the Indian community, with 1,900 applications being kept on the waiting list, media reported. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Wilson George, chairman of the Indian Schools in Oman, said that 1,900 students have

Dubai Cares 13 million in 38 countries

Dubai Cares, a global philanthropic organisation that aims to provide children in developing countries with access to quality primary education through the design and funding of integrated programmes that are impactful, sustainable and scalable, will celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2015, underscoring girls’ education as a key factor in progress and development