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DU Admissions 2017: Minnows throw up big surprises in first cut-offs

Delhi University’s first cut-offs sprang a few surprises, with Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa (SGTB) College declaring the highest cut-off for subjects across most streams. At 99.66%, the highest cut-off is for BSc (Hons) Electronics. In humanities, for Political Science (Hons), the cut-off has been pegged at 99%, followed by 98.75% for English (Hons). For both BCom programme and BCom ... Read More »

Attention DU aspirants! First cut-off list for UG courses releasing on June 23, other important dates

The first cut-off list for admission to the undergraduate courses (UG) will be released by the Delhi University (DU) on June 23. After the first cut-off list is announced on June 23 evening, admissions would begin the next day. DU’s first cut-off list releasing on June 23 RELATED STORIES IIT Hyderabad: Two new BTech courses to be introduced next year ... Read More »

How Tim Ferriss Created the First Podcast-Based Bestselling Book

It’s official. Tim Ferriss has done it again. The Silicon Valley folk hero has released another #1 New York Time’s bestseller with his latest, mammoth-sized Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Since Tim Ferriss has now become a meme of himself, the accolade doesn’t sound very impressive by his own standards. Tim ... Read More »

19 Key Metrics to Guide Your First Blog

My email service provider (ConvertKit) recently published a great report called State of the Blogging Industry. In it, they reveal some fascinating findings gleaned from a survey of more than 850 bloggers. Since I regularly advise my readers to start a blog to begin content marketing, I thought I’d see which blogging metrics might help guide you as you jump ... Read More »

India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless

The school has been opened at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur under the initiative undertaken by All Loktak Lake Fisherman’s Union with the support of an NGO – People Resources Development Association (PRDA). In picture, Loktak floating elementary school ( Image source- .facebook.com/vishwanath.waikhom) RELATED STORIES Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says ... Read More »

IIT-Kharagpur to establish country’s first Quality and Reliability school

The aim for establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious global citizens, said Director, IIT-Kharagpur Prof P P Chakrabarti. The School will be truly interdisciplinary in which faculty members as well as students will be from various disciplines, said Director IIT-Kharagpur RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two ... Read More »

IIT-Kharagpur to establish country’s first Quality and Reliability school

The aim for establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious global citizens, said Director, IIT-Kharagpur Prof P P Chakrabarti. The School will be truly interdisciplinary in which faculty members as well as students will be from various disciplines, said Director IIT-Kharagpur RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two ... Read More »

Intel pursues Moore’s Law with plan to make first 7-nm chips this year

Credit: Intel MORE LIKE THIS VIDEO Intel’s next big Moore’s Law advance will be a 7-nm pilot plant it is establishing this year to explore the upcoming manufacturing process. The chipmaker announced it was establishing the pilot plant during an earnings call on Thursday. For decades, Moore’s Law has been the guiding light for Intel to make teenier, faster, and ... Read More »

DU: First public university to hoist “monumental” flagpole

The national flag will be hoisted at Hansraj college today, i.e. January 25, by Naveen Jindal, the member of Parliament and President, Flag Foundation of India. RELATED STORIES CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals blank answer sheets Rajasthan: University to offer certificate, diploma courses on birds SSC CGL Tier II Re-Examination 2016: Answer keys released at ssc.nic.in, submit objections ... Read More »

Brazil issues first license for sale of a cannabis-based drug

Brazil issues first license for sale of a cannabis-based drug (Getty Images) Brazilian healthcare regulator Anvisa on Monday said it had issued the country’s first license for sale of a cannabis-based drug in the country after years of legal wrangling with patients. The multiple sclerosistreatment, an oral spray derived from marijuana and developed by Britain’s GW Pharmaceuticals PLC, is known ... Read More »