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Innovative ‘pop-up tent’ could be latest line of defence for frontline medics treating patients with COVID-19

A disposable plastic ‘pop-up tent’ which creates a protective barrier between patients and healthcare professionals could be the latest line of defence for frontline workers thanks to a new product developed by a team from the UK. Designed by experts at the University of Birmingham, the Disposable Resuscitation, Intubation and Nebulisation Kit Shield – or DRs INK Shield – is …

Microsoft’s Young Innovators Summit showcases the role students can play in achieving more for the world before CEO Satya Nadella and school children in Delhi

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in Delhi and held a conversation with Anant Maheshwari, President of Microsoft India at the Young Innovators Summit that saw a gathering of over 250 students and educators on Feb 26. Satya Nadella while speaking about the role that technology will play in transforming the education ecosystem over the next decade, outlining the opportunity students have …

I-Day SPECIAL: Ancient ‘Gurukul’ practices in schools coming of age

A  Silent Movement of mainstreaming ancient and beneficial yogic sciences is building up slowly in India   Government schools in Delhi are experiencing a ‘Happiness Curriculum’ from July 12th this year and what is important, the 50,000 teachers, who otherwise always give a cold shoulder to additional work or change, aren’t complaining about it. In a sense, it is giving …

Auroville carries on to ‘save’ the world

Auroville, a town situated between Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry on a 20 sq km area will complete 50 years of its existence on February 28, 2018. The occasion presents an opportunity to look at the birth and vision of Auroville and its relevance for India and the world especially in contemporary ‘volatile’ times. Auroville recently (in last week of November) …

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