• 1st Micromobility Research Fund Launched In UK … By Ford 02 Dec 2020 21:11 Bicycles Published on December 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan 0 December 2nd, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  I wrote recently that CleanTechnica would be a bit more focused on micromobility matters. We’re not the only ones. In fact, US automaker Ford has also been …
  • US court blocks two H-1B visa regulations proposed by Trump administration 02 Dec 2020 21:08 Chicago: A federal judge on Tuesday struck down two Trump administration rules designed to drastically curtail the number of visas issued each year to skilled foreign workers. The changes applying to the H-1B visa program announced in October include …
  • Centre working on major interventions to position India as global textiles hub: Secy 02 Dec 2020 14:58 NEW DELHI: The Centre is working on major interventions to position India as a global hub in the manmade fibre and technical textiles segments, including setting up five integrated mega textiles parks, a state-of-the-art world class testing lab and …
  • A Global Town Hall Welcomes America Back 02 Dec 2020 14:36 AdvertisementOn November 20, 8,300 people in 83 countries attended a virtual Global Town Hall to watch and hear 66 speakers in multiple countries discuss “Rebuilding from the Covid-19 World.” Organized in Jakarta by the Foreign Policy Community of …
  • UK insists no corners cut in approving vaccine 02 Dec 2020 12:05 LONDON -- British regulators insisted that “no corners have been cut” during the assessment of the the COVID-19 vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, which was cleared for emergency use on Wednesday.In a briefing after the …
  • Enrollment By International Students In U.S. Colleges Plummets 02 Dec 2020 11:30 Nikita Chinchwade moved from India to the U.S. last fall to get a master's degree. "It had been a dream of mine for a very long time because of the quality of education here," she says. The U.S. has historically been a top destination for …
  • Move from character-building to nation-building: Ramesh Pokhriyal at Garhwal University’s 8th convocation 02 Dec 2020 10:56 Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Education (Image Source: Twitter/@RPNishank)India higher education institutes need to “move from character building to nation-building,” said Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank while addressing the 8th …
  • The Latest: Italy plans 202 million COVID-19 vaccine doses 02 Dec 2020 10:54 ROME — Italy’s health minister told lawmakers on Wednesday that Italy will distribute 202.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines during 2021 in “an unprecedented effort that will require a huge collective commitment.’’ Robert Speranza said the vaccines will …
  • Women in tech: becoming a role model 02 Dec 2020 10:43 As an under-represented group, there are fewer role models for women to follow and a lack of clear routes to get them to where they might want to be in the world of science and technology, says Anne-Marie Imafidon who co-founded the charity Stemettes in …
  • Germany hits a record for daily virus deaths 02 Dec 2020 10:05 BERLIN — Germany on Wednesday reported a record 487 new coronavirus deaths — the country's highest daily toll since the outbreak of the pandemic.The country’s disease control center also said 17,270 people had contracted the virus in the last 24 hours. …
  • Being queer, sexual minority is not a choice, says Rainbow Lit Fest director Rangnekar 02 Dec 2020 09:50 Author and festival director Sharif D Rangnekar on Rainbow Lit Festival 2020. (Source: PR Handout)The Rainbow Lit Festival 2020: Queer and Inclusive is all set to hold its second edition, named ‘Digital and One’, on December 5-6. The online festival boasts …
  • ‘Gandhi In The Gallery’: a visual journey of artworks inspired by Mahatma Gandhi 02 Dec 2020 08:54 Sumathi Ramaswamy’s book ‘Gandhi In The Gallery’ is a stunning visual journey of 130 artists and their artworks inspired by the Father of the Nation Gandhi was one of the most photographed men on the planet in his time — a symbol of pacifism, an …
  • From India, with gratitude 02 Dec 2020 07:12 Rahul Kumar had worked in the information technology industry in Bangalore, India, for over seven years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at Missouri S&T. Kumar, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and …
  • The WalesOnline 35 Under 35 business and professional men 2020 02 Dec 2020 07:11 Here are the top young business and professional men in Wales in 2020. The men on the list come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, from food and leisure to tech start-ups. They are making their mark in business across the whole of Wales, but …
  • Online classes helped students complete curriculum in a pandemic: Nishank 02 Dec 2020 07:09 NEW DELHI: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Tuesday said that amid the Covid-19 pandemic situation, online classes helped students complete their curriculum within time. The Union Minister was attending the convocation of the …
  • S. Korea says stay home ahead of national exams 02 Dec 2020 06:14 SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials are urging people to remain at home if possible and cancel gatherings large and small as around half a million students prepared for a crucial national college exam.Vice Education Minister Park Baeg-beom says the …
  • Ambanis 02 Dec 2020 06:00 NEW DELHI: High above the shimmering waters of Lake Lucerne in the Swiss Alps, one of the world's wealthiest families convened in early September. Mukesh Ambani, India's richest and most powerful private citizen, retreated with his wife, three …
  • The Latest: New cases declining in New Delhi, rest of India 02 Dec 2020 05:55 NEW DELHI — India has maintained a declining trend in coronavirus infections with 36,604 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. The cases declined by 32% in November as compared to October, according to the Health Ministry. For more than three weeks, …
  • Stay ahead of the curve 02 Dec 2020 05:43 S. Gopalakrishnan of Infosys Science Foundation weighs in on why India’s role in science and research is more crucial now than ever before At the beginning of 2020, no one would have expected to spend much of the year being at a standstill. Currently with …
  • Judge throws out Trump rules limiting skilled-worker visas 02 Dec 2020 00:45 By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press December 2, 2020, 12:34 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CHICAGO -- A federal judge on Tuesday struck down two Trump administration rules designed to drastically curtail the number of …
  • Smart Waste Market 2020: Global Key Players, Trends, Share, Industry Size, Segmentation, Opportunities, Forecast To 2026 01 Dec 2020 23:23 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Dec 01, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- This report has been prepared based on extensive research and analysis of the latest dominating trends in the market. The global Smart …
  • German scientists identify warning sign for severe COVID 01 Dec 2020 22:16 It is still unclear why many people infected with COVID-19 have mild symptoms or none at all while others experience severe cases or even die. In patients with severe COVID-19, the lungs become inflamed, and sometimes the heart or kidneys are also affected …
  • Farmers Protest: Students Stand In Solidarity By Displaying Posters At Singhu Border 01 Dec 2020 21:57 Students from Delhi on Tuesday put up posters and pictures at Singhu Border to highlight the plight of farmers across the country and create awareness on a range of issues. Ravinder Singh (22), a student of Law Faculty at Delhi University, said many issues …
  • This teen tutor turns computer science into kids’ stuff 02 Dec 2020 18:57 By the age of 12, computer whiz Samvit Agarwal had his own YouTube channel to help friends and family with their technical issues. And, after he started winning hackathons, his proud mom began reaching out to friends in the neighborhood to offer his help …
  • Three GOQii wearables get medical device registration from CDSCO 02 Dec 2020 15:16 GOQii, the smart-tech-enabled preventive tech platform has received medical device registration from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the GOQii Smart Vital, Vital 3.0 and Vital ECG. …
  • The raw truth about fast bowling 02 Dec 2020 14:53 It will take you longer than 0.4 seconds to read this sentence. It will take your brain longer still to make sense of it. The fastest bowlers propel the ball at speeds in excess of 90mph. At the point of release, they are just shy of 19 metres away from …
  • Humans Waging 'Suicidal War' on Nature - UN Chief Antonio Guterres 02 Dec 2020 12:32 Humans Waging 'Suicidal War' on Nature - UN Chief Antonio Guterres more... Journalists Struggle Through Information Blackout in Ethiopia more... Nigeria: Boko Haram Killed 76 Farmers in Borno State more... …
  • CRICKET: Proteas left in no doubt about T20 shortcomings after England thrashing 02 Dec 2020 00:47 Rassie van der Dussen of South Africa bats in his innings of 74 runs not out during the 3rd KFC T20 International match between South Africa and England at Newlands. (Photo: Ashley Vlotman / Gallo Images) With a year until the T20I World Cup in India, …
  • Afridi keen to play on, not looking at coaching 01 Dec 2020 21:54 By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Be it with his match-winning performances on the pitch or his headline worthy statements off it, Shahid Afridi is one character who is loved by cricket fans across the globe irrespective of national …
  • IISc prof wins Infosys Prize for Physical Sciences 02 Dec 2020 20:46 Indian Institute of Science (IISc) professor Arindam Ghosh won the prestigious Infosys Science Foundation Prize for Physical Sciences, said the not-for-profit arm of the global IT major on Wednesday. “Ghosh has been awarded the Infosys Prize 2020 in …
  • Essay: End of Term Reflections From a Frustrated Philosophy Student 02 Dec 2020 16:35 The Loyola Phoenix is committed to publishing opinion pieces that represent many diverse perspectives and viewpoints. If you have an interest in submitting a piece or writing for us, email [email protected] While I can only speak for myself, I’m sure …
  • IISC's Arindam Ghosh, CSSS' Prachi Deshpande, others win Infosys Prize 02 Dec 2020 15:50 The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) awarded the winners of the 12th Infosys Prize 2020 for their outstanding contributions to science and research in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday. The prize which consists of a pure gold medal, a citation and a purse of …
  • DCGI finds no link between Covid vaccine shot and 'adverse' reaction in Chennai volunteer during trial: Sources 02 Dec 2020 15:39 NEW DELHI: A probe initiated by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) into an alleged "serious adverse event" reportedly suffered by an Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial participant in Chennai has found that it was not related to the shot …
  • Centre working on major interventions to position India as global textiles hub: Secy 02 Dec 2020 14:58 NEW DELHI: The Centre is working on major interventions to position India as a global hub in the manmade fibre and technical textiles segments, including setting up five integrated mega textiles parks, a state-of-the-art world class testing lab and …
  • PM Modi to attend FICCI's virtual 93rd annual general meeting 02 Dec 2020 13:12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s (FICCI) virtual 93rd annual general meeting (AGM) on December 12. “We are delighted to share that Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi will grace …
  • Enrollment By International Students In U.S. Colleges Plummets 02 Dec 2020 11:30 Nikita Chinchwade moved from India to the U.S. last fall to get a master's degree. "It had been a dream of mine for a very long time because of the quality of education here," she says. The U.S. has historically been a top destination for …
  • Take Care 02 Dec 2020 11:17 By Partha PD Take care. These two words either warm our soul or provide empty wishes, depending on how the message is delivered. We know how to read the words in the silence of our loved ones. We learn—why, more than how—to dismiss the cacophony of hollow …
  • Move from character-building to nation-building: Ramesh Pokhriyal at Garhwal University’s 8th convocation 02 Dec 2020 10:56 Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Education (Image Source: Twitter/@RPNishank)India higher education institutes need to “move from character building to nation-building,” said Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank while addressing the 8th …
  • SII’s Covishield volunteer was in ICU battling neurological complications, memory loss: Wife 02 Dec 2020 09:51 Life was sort of picture-perfect for the Chennai-based business consultant with a wife and two kids aged 12 and 7 and couple of business projects on hand, when it turned upside down in October 2020. The city-based business consultant had developed severe …
  • Why These Countries Value Happiness Over Endless Economic Growth 02 Dec 2020 09:43 FutureProof is a collaboration between HuffPost and Unearthed, Greenpeace UK’s journalism unit With its rugged mountain landscape, thick rainforest and sweeping, isolated Pacific beaches, Nicoya Peninsula is one of the more beautiful places in the world to …
  • Heat Waves Kill More People Than Any Other Weather Disaster. These Cities Have A Plan. 02 Dec 2020 09:43 FutureProof is a collaboration between HuffPost and Unearthed, Greenpeace UK’s journalism unit When the summer heat pounds his city, Kumar Manish sleeps out on his balcony to take refuge from the stifling temperatures indoors. Temperatures in the western …
  • Plenty of booby traps on a path to economic recovery littered with unknowns 02 Dec 2020 09:02 As the folk tales tell us, it is a fool who tries to please everyone. But as the finance minister in a minority government that will one day soon have to face the electorate, Chrystia Freeland must do her best to satisfy a majority. Critics, including some …
  • From India, with gratitude 02 Dec 2020 07:12 Rahul Kumar had worked in the information technology industry in Bangalore, India, for over seven years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at Missouri S&T. Kumar, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and …
  • The WalesOnline 35 Under 35 business and professional men 2020 02 Dec 2020 07:11 Here are the top young business and professional men in Wales in 2020. The men on the list come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, from food and leisure to tech start-ups. They are making their mark in business across the whole of Wales, but …
  • Coronavirus live news: England enters tier system after lockdown as US hospitalisations surge 02 Dec 2020 06:45 1.42am EST 01:42 Katharine Murphy Meanwhile in Australia, the economy rebounded in the September quarter, but the Reserve Bank governor is warning the recovery from the pandemic will be uneven, bumpy and protracted. Gross domestic product through the year …
  • Covid effect: Ed-tech firms corner $1.95 bn funds so far this year 02 Dec 2020 05:43 Written by Pranav Mukul | New Delhi | December 2, 2020 6:30:21 am According to data sourced from Venture Intelligence, eight of the top 10 deals, of over $100 million, in the segment happened in 2020.Accelerated adoption of technology products in the …
  • Why TN's special reservation for in-service government doctors is important 02 Dec 2020 04:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The reservation for in-service doctors in post graduate and super speciality courses has seen much legal battle. The state government recently passed an order reserving 50 percent seats in super-speciality and PG courses for …
  • Tata nears deal to buy BigBasket for $1.3 bn 02 Dec 2020 02:18 After about five months of negotiations, the Tatas and BigBasket have agreed on the deal structure. According to the proposal, the Tata group is likely to buy 50-60% from existing investors, including Chinese retail giant Alibaba and a few other key …
  • Original certificates of faculty cannot be confiscated, AU tells affiliated colleges 02 Dec 2020 00:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a welcome move, Anna University has written to the principals of all affiliated institutions and colleges, directing them not to confiscate the original certificates of the faculty. “Only copies of the original …
  • President’s speech at Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020 01 Dec 2020 23:47 Full text of the speech by His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020 on December 01, 2020 Shrimathi Nirmala Sitharaman, Honourable Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Republic of India, Ajith Nivard …
  • All the smoke 01 Dec 2020 23:45 These dramatic changes in attitudes stand in stark contrast to the exuberant efforts by India’s Narcotics Control Board to investigate, interrogate and arrest people with small amounts of marijuana.Amidst the din of the US elections which has left a …
  • ‘It’s Becoming Harder Day by Day’: Campus Life Outside Kashmir 01 Dec 2020 23:18 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 14Shares Any major incident in the valley, which results in the death of armed forces personnel, brings trouble for Kashmiris living outside. This situation becomes more common and difficult when it comes to the students, as …
  • Covishield ‘safe’ 01 Dec 2020 22:31 The Serum Institute of India (SII) said yesterday that vaccine candidate 'Covishield', which is being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), is "safe and immunogenic". The SII is testing the …