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Why states with best quality school education need to focus on improving infrastructure

This data is meant to be used to incetivise states to improve the quality of their education outcomes through “competitive and cooperative federalism”. (Express photo) Niti Aayog’s recently-released School Education Quality Index (SEQI) is yet another pointer towards the yawning north-south divide in education outcomes, with Kerala leading the ranking of 20 large states’ performance in school education, and Uttar ... Read More »

After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and non-degree program will soon find a place at IIT Delhi as it ... Read More »

China to focus on online finance companies to further strengthen regulations over internet firms

China’s central bank plans to include large systemically important internet finance firms in its Macro Prudential Assessment (MPA), the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Representational image. AP The MPA risk assessment framework already includes checks of loans, bond investments, equity investments, and buy-backs of financial assets sold, and deposits at non-financial institutions. China will explore different methods of covering internet ... Read More »

Focus On Education In St Mary

Minister of Education, Youth, and Information Ruel Reid speaking at a school-leaving exercise at Belfield Primary School, near Highgate, St Mary. Education minister Ruel Reid made two special appearances in St Mary last week, having agreed to deliver keynote speeches at the graduation ceremonies for students at Prospect College and Belfield Primary School. Speaking on Thursday to more than 200 ... Read More »

With many social media options, small businesses need focus

NEW YORK – When Snapchat went public this year, it was a reminder to many small business owners that they need to be part of the social media evolution. But which network? Snapchat? Facebook? Instagram? All of the above? Many owners opt for a mix, picking services that will be the best marketing tools for their companies. “Each channel is ... Read More »

Google Photos update tweaks interface to put focus on album, device folders

If you’re a regular user of Google Photos (and if you’re not, you should be), don’t freak out if things are arranged a little differently when you fire up the app today. A new update rolling out to users brings some interface and layout tweaks, but the most interesting stuff is hidden deep in the code. GreenbotThe album view in ... Read More »

ICT Club to include over three lakh Kerala school children: To focus on animation, cyber security and other areas

Over three lakh school children in Kerala will soon come under the ICT Club, the largest students’ IT network in the country. The programme would be implemented in state run schools and a committee would be set-up with the headmaster as convener to coordinate the school level activities of the programme. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal ... Read More »

“Our focus should be on skill development,” says Manish Sisodia

TiE Delhi – NCR, the Delhi chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, today hosted the India Education Entrepreneurship Day on the occasion of Education Day at Sheraton Saket. The event witnessed Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia who addressed the keynote. Followed by four insightful sessions highlighting the importance of collaborative efforts ... Read More »

Xiaomi to setup physical stores, focus on offline sales

Xiaomi, as we all know, sells its products only through online channels. However, that is set to change in the near future as the Chinese company is now planning to set up physical stores. According to the firm’s CEO Lei Jun, the plan is to set up over 1,000 brick and mortar stores in the next two years. These stores ... Read More »

The destiny of Plex: more tools for cord cutters, and much less of a focus at the pc

This week, Plex begins the gradual procedure of extricating itself from the computing device pc. Plex’s server software program—which helps you to stream your video, tune, and picture libraries to otherdevices across the house—has constantly required both an constantly-on laptop or a NAS (community–attached storage) device. however as laptop sales decline, and NAS bins emerge as much less necessary inside ... Read More »