China Seeks Leadership In Artificial Intelligence By 2030

China has mapped out plans to be the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030, challenging U.S. dominance in the field by building a homegrown industry worth nearly $150 billion. The plans were disclosed amid escalating international tensions over the technology’s military applications, along with AI’s increasing importance in anything from smart cars […]

Accreditation to universities could soon be given by private players

Private sector players may soon get powers to grant accreditation to universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning in the country. At present, this function is vested solely with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution under the UGC’s jurisdiction. Official sources said this step could […]

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 67 – Household Education by Harriet Martineau (1848)

Monday 15 May 2017 05.45 BSTLast modified on Monday 15 May 2017 05.47 BST Harriet Martineau’s story offers the parable of a certain kind of literary endeavour that’s never far from the experience of quite a few writers in this list, ie contemporary success, and short-term celebrity, followed by a more prolonged […]

UP Service Selection Board questioned by High Court on interview discrepancies

The UP Secondary Education Service Selection Board has been directed by the Allahabad High Court to file its reply on a petition alleging “serious discrepancies” in its interviews. UP Service Selection Board questioned by High Court         The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board has been […]

This racing car by IIT students is probably the first ever safe sports car made in India

According to reports, the vehicle is powered by a 600cc petrol internal combustion engine. This racing car by IIT students is probably the first ever safe sports car made in India (Representational Image)         Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Gwahati have developed a new […]