Algae-based water filter could save millions in Bangladesh

Washington D.C., Aug. 19 -- : A team of scientists from Uppsala and Dhaka University, has shown that a locally grown and previously unexploited green macro algae species could be used to extract cellu... Read More

Kashmiri students find support from Mumbai colleges

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- Students from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) who are currently pursuing higher education in Mumbai colleges have found help pouring in from many quarters. There have been restrictions on c... Read More

Five Karnataka school students electrocuted

Bengaluru, Aug. 19 -- Five high school students who were apparently trying to remove the national flag from the top of a hostel building at Bannikatte in Koppal died after being electrocuted. The five... Read More

The IMF's latest victims

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 19 -- The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund's next managing director must change. In particular, the tradition of choosing a European for the post - based on an unfa... Read More

Solar energy, vertical gardens, waste mgmt: College teaches green lessons to its students

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- In order to ensure the environment around them stays green, a college in Malad has adopted numerous eco-friendly measures: generating solar energy, recycling waste, vertical gardens... Read More


New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Indian scriptures and ancient treatises contain a vast amount of knowledge and even the concepts like gravity and atoms found mention in them hundreds of years ago but the younge... Read More

Govt may tweak PM's scholarship scheme

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- The human resource development (HRD) ministry is considering tweaking the norms related to the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) to allow more institutions to be part o... Read More

State will soon have common database for schools, colleges

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- In order to ensure Class 10 and 12 board exams in Maharashtra are conducted smoothly, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has decided t... Read More

Narendra Modi government exploring new ways to curb farm water use

India, Aug. 19 -- The Narendra Modi government is set to unveil a series of measures to reduce water consumption in India's agriculture sector, which uses a disproportionately high amount of 89% of th... Read More

Talk on World Photography Day

KATHMANDU, Aug. 19 -- August 19 is celebrated as World Photography Day globally. The day is dedicated to the art, craft, science and history of photography. In the modern world, the day aims to inspir... Read More