Month: May 2020

IP University Revises Academic Calendar, Examination Dates, Summer Vacation And Mode Of E

  Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, has revised the academic calendar for the ongoing session to manage academic schedule amidst COVID-19 lockdown. The university has revised the details for examination dates, summer vacation and suspension of classes. The updates have been uploaded on the official website. According to the updated dates, the examination for […]

Significance of Weddings for Indian Fashion Industry

Tradition has long dictated the ebbs and flows of the typical Indian wedding. This is especially true for the timing of the nuptials, with festivities typically planned between October and January. The reasons for choosing this select window are both poetic and prosaic-while the former regards the season as auspicious, especially given its proximity to Navaratri […]

Parents, Children Increasingly Opting For E-Learning Amid COVID-19 Crisis

  With a lot of uncertainty for students and parents amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the reliance of e-learning has grown and 61% families are opting for it, according to a survey conducted that spans across 14 states and 38,564 parents. The survey, which is conducted by Lifology throughout India on the occasion of International day […]

Helpline Launched For Counselling Of Central University Of Odisha Students

  Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday launched a helpline for counselling of those students of the Central University of Odisha who are in mental distress in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Inaugurating the helpline “Bharosa” through a videoconference, Mr Pokhriyal lauded the initiative as it aims at providing mental and psychological assistance […]

Google Parent Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Cancels Toronto ‘Smart City’ Project

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has pulled the plug on its Toronto “smart city” project, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty” in a setback for the city’s long-planned waterfront revitalisation. Sidewalk Labs had developed a proposal for a futuristic, data-driven city development along Toronto’s Downtown Lakeshore. It was working with a government-mandated agency, Waterfront Toronto, that planned to vote on […]

Apple Unveils An Exciting Trio of iPhones And A Smart Watch

The much anticipated #AppleEvent unveiled an exhilarating range of three iPhones- iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and a smart watch- Apple Watch Series 4 in California today. The most anticipated gadgets from the tech giant turned out to be the Big Daddy of all smart phones and smart watches with hair-raising features. We […]