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The decision to pay entire fee for the remainder of the sessions of those students who lost a parent to Covid-19 was taken at the finance committee meeting of AKTU held on Saturday.(Sunil Ghosh/HT File Photo)

AKTU to pay fees for all students who lost parent to Covid-19

PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 09:57 AM IST
  • The Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has announced that it will foot the entire fee for the remainder of the sessions of those students who lost a parent to Covid-19.
AI centre of excellence at IIT-K: It will be developed in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, said IIT-K director Abhay Karandikar in a tweet, adding that the state government has approved establishment of the centre.(HT Photo)
AI centre of excellence at IIT-K: It will be developed in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, said IIT-K director Abhay Karandikar in a tweet, adding that the state government has approved establishment of the centre.(HT Photo)

AI centre of excellence to be set up at Noida campus of IIT-K

PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 06:13 PM IST
  • AI centre of excellence at IIT-K: Soon a centre of excellence in Artificial Intelligence and Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship (AIIDE) will come up at the Noida outreach campus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK).
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday gave in-principle approval to grant seven universities the CoE status, so that they make their mark globally.(ANI file)
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday gave in-principle approval to grant seven universities the CoE status, so that they make their mark globally.(ANI file)

Gujarat govt to grant Centre of Excellence status to 7 private universities

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 03:53 PM IST
The Gujarat government has decided to grant Centre of Excellence (CoE) status to seven private universities in the state, an official said on Tuesday.
The two entities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard, NSE said in a statement on Wednesday.(REUTERS File)
The two entities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard, NSE said in a statement on Wednesday.(REUTERS File)

NSE Academy, Bharathiar varsity to set up Centre of Excellence for capital mkts

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2021 05:16 PM IST
NSE Academy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange, has joined hands with Bharathiar University in Tamil Nadu for creating a Centre of Excellence for capital markets.
The Uttarakhand government will promote the state’s apples through its Centres of Excellence.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The Uttarakhand government will promote the state’s apples through its Centres of Excellence.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand to set up four Centres of Excellence to promote apples, spices

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 05:45 PM IST
The Centres of Excellence will act as one stop centre for research and development on high-yielding seeds for the crops and fruits, studying effects of climate change on the product, promotion of the produce and making a brand.
AI will replace certain existing job roles but also create several new job profiles. The world needs to manage this transition effectively so that it does not aggravate societal disparities(SHUTTERSTOCK)
AI will replace certain existing job roles but also create several new job profiles. The world needs to manage this transition effectively so that it does not aggravate societal disparities(SHUTTERSTOCK)

AI: A force for social empowerment

By Ravi Shankar Prasad
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:33 PM IST
India is committed to using AI for common good, while addressing privacy, ethical concerns
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI file)
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI file)

Kerala CM dedicates 90 schools as Centres of Excellence, lays foundation stone of 54 school buildings

Thiruvananthapuram | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:24 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also laid the foundation stones of 54 school buildings which will be constructed as part of this campaign.
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)

IIT Kharagpur to set up centre of excellence on medical device

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 06:10 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has accepted a proposal by the IIT-KGP to set up the facility and earmarked Rs 20 crore for it, according to a statement issued by the institute.
File image of Harsimran Kaur.
File image of Harsimran Kaur.

Harsimran Kaur invited to NBA Global Academy for a second short-term training Program

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 07:08 PM IST
This will be her second stint at the NBA Global Academy after attending a camp from November 7 to 24 last year
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brazil's President, Jair Messias Bolsonaro, at the Hyderabad House, New Delhi, January 25(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Brazil's President, Jair Messias Bolsonaro, at the Hyderabad House, New Delhi, January 25(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Analysis| Brazil-India ties offer a world of opportunities

By Tereza Cristina Corrêa da Costa Dias
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 07:52 PM IST
It is essential that our countries continue to work together to check the barriers that hinder the movement of goods
Representative image(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Representative image(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Fill up coaches’ posts urgently: Panel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 10:19 PM IST
The HRD panel has also said that sportspersons be given basic education, as “promotion of sports is not feasible in isolation”.
(L-R) Shri. B Sambamurthy, Independent Director, National Securities Depository Ltd.; Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Govt. of Telangana; Dr. Sandeep Shukla, Professor, IIT Kanpur; Dr. Santanu Paul, Co-Founder & CEO, TalentSprint & Dr. Manindra Agrawal, Professor, IIT Kanpur; releasing the brochure of IIT Kanpur and TalentSprint partnership for the development of Cyber Security Experts to Combat Cyber Threats.(TalentSprint)
(L-R) Shri. B Sambamurthy, Independent Director, National Securities Depository Ltd.; Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Govt. of Telangana; Dr. Sandeep Shukla, Professor, IIT Kanpur; Dr. Santanu Paul, Co-Founder & CEO, TalentSprint & Dr. Manindra Agrawal, Professor, IIT Kanpur; releasing the brochure of IIT Kanpur and TalentSprint partnership for the development of Cyber Security Experts to Combat Cyber Threats.(TalentSprint)

IIT-Kanpur and TalentSprint announce partnership for development of cybersecurity experts

PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2019 06:03 PM IST
The program is designed for current and aspiring professionals who are keen to explore and exploit the latest trends in cybersecurity technologies.
A file photo of Sourav Ganguly (L) and Rahul Dravid.(PTI)
A file photo of Sourav Ganguly (L) and Rahul Dravid.(PTI)

Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid discuss roadmap to improve National Cricket Academy

Bengaluru | By ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 08:24 AM IST
The cricket governing body has got an additional 15 acres of land from the Karnataka government for setting up the Centre of Excellence near the international airport.
Ajay Deshmukh, registrar, MU, said that the application process for re-accreditation is underway.(HT image)
Ajay Deshmukh, registrar, MU, said that the application process for re-accreditation is underway.(HT image)

Become centres of excellence: Maharashtra governor to state varsities

Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:27 AM IST
The University of Mumbai (MU), however, cannot apply to become a centre for potential excellence in the absence of a grade from NAAC since 2017.
The announcement of setting up of the skill university was made by Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in the first budget presented in 2017.(HT File)
The announcement of setting up of the skill university was made by Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in the first budget presented in 2017.(HT File)

Cash-strapped Punjab government ‘using’ PTU funds to set up skill university

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 09:56 PM IST
The government told the board of governors that the Chamkaur Sahib college will be centre of excellence and the university will have to bear the cost of building and other infrastructure, and private industrial partners will impart skill training at the college.
File photo of JNU administrative building.(HT)
File photo of JNU administrative building.(HT)

JNU gets Centre of Excellence for European Union studies

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:48 PM IST
The Centre of Excellence for European Union Studies in India (CEEUSI) at JNU will provide greater visibility to EU studies in India and South Asia, a statement said.
The 28th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2018 was awarded to Dr Rajeev K Varshney of the Centre of Excellence in Genomics, Telangana.(File Photo)
The 28th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2018 was awarded to Dr Rajeev K Varshney of the Centre of Excellence in Genomics, Telangana.(File Photo)

Rajeev Varshney gets 28th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2019 04:12 AM IST
Prof Rajeev Varshney is recognized as a leader in decoding plant genomes, genomics-assisted breeding (GAB), translational genomics and capacity building in international agriculture. He has made a pioneering contribution by integrating advanced discoveries in genomics with crop improvement in developing countries.
To take the benefits of artificial intelligence and related technologies to the people, a National Programme on Artificial Intelligence has been envisaged by the government.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
To take the benefits of artificial intelligence and related technologies to the people, a National Programme on Artificial Intelligence has been envisaged by the government.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Budget 2019: Govt plans AI push with national centre, allots Rs 400 crore

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 02:25 PM IST
To take the benefits of artificial intelligence and related technologies to the people, a National Programme on Artificial Intelligence has been envisaged by the government.
Prediction of the upcoming solar cycle, also called sunspot cycle, will help in strategically plan missions to space and in the upkeep of space-based technologies.(Reuters File / Nasa / Representative Image)
Prediction of the upcoming solar cycle, also called sunspot cycle, will help in strategically plan missions to space and in the upkeep of space-based technologies.(Reuters File / Nasa / Representative Image)

Sun’s behavior to change from 2020. This is how it will help space missions

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 09:21 AM IST
According to scientists, predicting the solar cycle is important because the sun’s activity influences environmental conditions in the space. This adversely affects satellites and space-based technologies such as telecommunications and navigational networks.
We are trying to strengthen the industry academic bond, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
We are trying to strengthen the industry academic bond, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

Principal speak: We have a student-centric approach, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi of Pune’s Fergusson College

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi.Bari
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 03:58 PM IST
He says students who are on research are supported with financial aid.
As per a Niti Ayog’s paper on National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, India only has 386 of a total of 22,000 PhD researchers in the technique worldwide, and is ranked 10th globally.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
As per a Niti Ayog’s paper on National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, India only has 386 of a total of 22,000 PhD researchers in the technique worldwide, and is ranked 10th globally.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

IIT Delhi to push research in artificial intelligence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 08:25 AM IST
With this centre for excellence, the IIT Delhi is planning to bring researchers from all the departments, to inculcate AI in their respective disciplines and find solutions for various problems
Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar inaugurated the administrative building of Purnia University on Monday.(HT Photos)
Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar inaugurated the administrative building of Purnia University on Monday.(HT Photos)

Make Purnia University a centre of excellence, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Aditya Nath Jha
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar inaugurated the administrative building of Purnia University, senate hall, badminton court, seminar hall and released a souvenir on Monday.
Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha and Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm at the inauguration of Centre for Excellence and Innovation Lab for 5G in India at IIT in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI)
Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha and Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm at the inauguration of Centre for Excellence and Innovation Lab for 5G in India at IIT in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI)

Swedish company Ericsson unveils India’s first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi

IANS, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 04:52 PM IST
The 5G innovation lab is an open platform and aims to help the industry and the academia to leverage the 5G technology to develop new 5G-based apps and business models.
Junior football players from Delhi were selected for the Centre of Excellence project by Football Delhi on Friday.(HT Photo)
Junior football players from Delhi were selected for the Centre of Excellence project by Football Delhi on Friday.(HT Photo)

Football Delhi to launch age-group scheme to boost women’s game

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Football Delhi will launch an academy to train U-16 and U-19 girls and also a league for boys and girls to boost the game at the grassroots level.
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