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Voices United – The Nation’s Anthem of Hope

Sounds of Silence, a property conceptualized by Metalloid Productions is launching Voices United – The Nation’s Anthem of Hope, in partnership with UNESCO – New Delhi and as Dukes India as their primary sponsor. Voices United is a multi-lingual audio-video track with 14 artists and 10 social media influencers from across the country. The track aims to raise funds for Magic Bus …

55 FLAME Univ students to participate in a year-long internship with WageIndicator

55 students from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of Pune-based FLAME University will support the global WageIndicator system from the current academic year. This cooperation is the primary outcome of an agreement between FLAME University and WageIndicator Foundation of the Netherlands which led to setting up of the WageIndicator Research Lab at FLAME. WageIndicator Foundation operates websites with wage and …

Liberal arts are a dire necessity!

Sugandha Shukla, a Class 12 student of The Scindia School, Gwalior, seeks to educate an overwhelming majority (including parents) of people, who  pooh pooh liberal arts without knowing the vast and critical role of multi-disciplinary knowledge in shaping human civilization in past, now and future “What is this modern wish-wash of a liberal arts education?” “Studying all subjects? Bah! A …

Civil Services Examination Cauldron

The uncertainty of several weeks over civil services preliminary examination of this year is over and will be held as per schedule on August 24. There has been a high pitched agitation against Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) first introduced in 2011 and the new pattern introduced in the Main examination in 2013 besides other issues concerning aspirants of the …

News Plus-July 2014

Ashoka University appoints chancellor, VC The upcoming Ashoka University situated in Sonepat (Haryana) has appointed  noted sociologist, Prof Andre Beteille as its Chancellor, and historian-journaluist Prof Rudrangshu Mukherjee, as the founder Vice Chancellor of the University. Professor Beteille (National Research Professor and Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics) will head the Ashoka University’s Governing Body, its highest authority, …

Lingua.ly online software makes foreign language learning smarter, INTRODUCES APP NOT NEEDING DOWNLOADING

ISRAEL-BASED LINGUA.LY, A cloud-based language learning technology that provides learners with a free dictionary and learning platform to look up words for English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Hebrew languages,  on June 5, launched a Web app that helps individuals learn a language on all browsers. Previously, Lingua.ly on the desktop took the form of a Chrome extension and had to …

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