7th India-Canada Joint JSTCC Meeting

7th India-Canada Joint JSTCC Meeting: Two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were renewed at the 7th India-Canada Joint Science and Technology Cooperation Committee (JSTCC) meeting. The MoUs were signed by the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and National Research Council Canada (NRC), respectively, under […]

National Conference Of Women Legislators

National Conference Of Women Legislators: The two-day National Conference of Women Legislators has been inaugurated on 26th May 2022 by President Ram Nath Kovind in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Arif Mohammed Khan, the governor of Kerala presided over the inaugural session at the Kerala Legislative Assembly Complex. This event will be drawing a large number of female […]

National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 Report

National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 Report:   The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education released the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report. The last NAS was held in 2017. It assesses the health of school education system in the country by conducting comprehensive evaluation survey of children’s learning competencies at classes III, […]

LGBTIQ Persons In The World Of Work : ILO

LGBTIQ Persons In The World Of Work : ILO A document has been released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on “Inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) persons in the world of work”. Around the world, LGBTIQ+ persons face harassment, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, […]

PARAM PORUL Supercomputer

PARAM PORUL Supercomputer: PARAM PORUL, a state-of the art Supercomputer at NIT Tiruchirappalli was dedicated to the nation under Phase 2 of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). A MoU was signed between NIT Tiruchirappalli and Centre for Development in Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in 2020 to establish this 838 TeraFlops Supercomputing Facility under NSM. NIT, Tiruchirappalli […]

Recognition Of Sex Work As a Profession : Supreme Court

Recognition Of Sex Work As a Profession : Supreme Court The Supreme Court, in a significant order has recognised sex work as a “profession” whose practitioners are entitled to dignity and equal protection under law. The Supreme Court has directed that police should neither interfere nor take criminal action against adult and consenting sex workers. […]

Digital India BHASHINI

Digital India BHASHINI: The Ministry of Electronics and IT conducted a brainstorming session with Researchers and Start-ups aimed to shape strategy for Digital India BHASHINI [BHASHa INterface for India]. The government intends to integrate start-ups’ innovation, development and consumption of technology. Digital India BHASHINI is India’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) led language translation platform. A Bhashini […]