Delhi government declares a list containing the name of 12 fake education boards
The Delhi government has declared a list which contains names of 12 fake education boards functional in the capital, proclaiming that CBSE, ICSE and National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) are the only certified boards. The government made clear that it does not recognise the Board of Adult Education and Training, Urdu Education Board and Delhi Board of Secondary Education.
IIM Calcutta Wins International Awards
Two case studies published by the IIM Calcutta Case Research Centre have won awards in the 2017 edition of the European Foundation of Management Development case competition. The IIM Calcutta team consisted of Professor Indranil Bose and student Gaurav Gupta and they won the award for their case ‘SIMsePAY at YES BANK: Creating Value Through an UnSmart Innovation.’
AMU Ranked Second in US News Education
The US News Education ranked Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on the 305th rank in the world for studying biology and bio-chemistry and on the 460 rank for studying physics. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has always been favoured by students for teaching and academic infrastructure. The US News Education, Best Global Universities Rankings has awarded AMU the second best among Indian universities and its Department of Mathematics is 129th in the world.
Solar-Powered Building of IIT Bombay to Participate in a Competition in China
A group of 60 students from the IIT-Bombay had worked together to inaugurate a ‘Sustainable Habitat for an Urbanising Nation by Young Aspirants’ called Shunya House which is a fully furnished 1,800-square house. It is the only entry from India into the Solar Decathlon 2018 where 10 contests would challenge student teams to design and build full-size solar-powered houses.
NASA Reports that India’s Freshwater Availability in Danger
India is among those nations where overuse of water resources has caused a sharp decline in the availability of freshwater, as per the study using an array of NASA satellite observations of the earth. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in the U.S. used data on human activities to map locations where the availability of freshwater is rapidly changing. They used the report of 14 years of Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) spacecraft mission, a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Center, to track global trends in freshwater in 34 regions around the world.