“Be Prepared For Any Eventuality”: AIIMS Chief On Omicron Threat

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria said on Sunday that in view of rising COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom, India should prepare itself for any eventuality. “We should prepare and hope that things are not as bad as in the United Kingdom. We need more data on Omicron. Whenever there is a surge in cases in other parts of the world, we need to monitor it closely and be prepared for any eventuality. It is better to stay prepared than to get caught off-guard,”…

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Worried about finding Answers to HSC Maharashtra Board Exam 2021 Question Bank? K

With the HSC Board exam 2021 dates fast approaching, students are stressed a lot. It is that time of the year when students burn the midnight oil, are confused and worried all the time. To help reduce the exam stress of HSC students, SCERT recently uploaded the Maharashtra HSC Exam 2021 Question Bank on their website. When we went through the Question Bank, we realized that compiling the answers of it would be an uphill task for the students. So, to help our bright students we at Target, have started uploading the Answers…

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Gen Z’s Views on College Decline During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how Generation Z thinks about college, according to a new survey. The survey conducted by ECMC Group, a nonprofit organization focused on education, found that between May 2020 and September 2021, students’ views on higher education changed dramatically. In addition to reporting increased uncertainty about attending college, fewer students viewed a college degree — or any postsecondary education — as necessary. Just 48% of high school teens said they were likely to pursue a four-year degree. Student views on the necessity of a four-year degree…

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How,Strong,Is,The,Indian,Education,Imparted,All,Over,The,Country?

A lot has been said about our Education system in the past… It continues to be a point of debate amongst the learned as to how effective is our education system. While most of us continue to argue, there have been several changes made to the curriculum followed in schools all over the country. We can distribute the education system in several parts i.e. Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary and College. A Boost to your Confidence The Education system followed in schools has seen many changes in the recent past where…

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Complexation of transition metals by chelators added during mashing and impact on beer stability

Abstract Beer inevitably changes due to an array of staling reactions. A major factor in beer ageing is the involvement of transition metals (iron, copper, manganese) in oxidative reactions. To tackle the flavour stability issue, metal chelation was investigated. Based on previous research, five primary chelators (tannic acid, gallic acid, EDTA, citric acid and phytic acid) were screened using experimental design for their capacity to reduce the content of wort transition metals. The chelating agents were added under varying conditions (mash out temperature, mash pH, grain bill, chelator concentration, addition…

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Educational institutes must be self reliant, must not solely depend on Government funds- Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport & highways and micro, small and medium enterprises Nitin Gadkari held a webinar with FICCI higher education committee. The webinar was organized today between 12-1 pm. The committee discussed the online education and the avenues the Indian higher education in coming times. The minister said that the educational institutes must look for economic independence and must not solely depend on the Government funds for their benefits and the quality improvements. The institutes can also look for foreign investments and take up joint ventures with industries…

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Bengal varsities mull halting exchange program with institutes in coronavirus-hit countries

KOLKATA: Several state-run universities in West Bengal are mulling to halt exchange of guest lecturers and researchers with institutes in novel coronavirus-affected countries while others are urging foreign students from such nations to wear masks as a preventive measure. Authorities of major universities in the state said they are implementing the set of guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry and are holding deliberations to take other preventive measures besides asking students to frequently wash their hands. “We are alive to the situation, have passed on the Health Ministry guidelines…

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Coronavirus scare: Education institutes nudge students to go for tests

At a South India-based engineering college chain, the final placements are on in full swing. However, a more pressing issue at hand for the  management is to ensure all students are screened for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Students with symptoms of fever, cold/cough and sudden respiratory problems have been told to contact government hospitals for tests. This step was taken after an Italian exchange student returned home after complaining of an illness. “We have postponed the placement process because getting students screened is an urgent need,” the deputy director of the educational body…

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Vice-President Naidu exhorts institutes to churn out ‘smart manufacturing’ professionals for MSMEs

The gradual increase in adoption of technology among MSMEs also opens a great market opportunity for technology providers. (Reuters) Technology for MSMEs: Stressing on the significance of small businesses in India in the context of India’s potential to benefit from technology adoption and digitisation, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said MSMEs are facing bigger challenges as compared to large businesses. “It would be pertinent to note that SMEs are facing a bigger challenge than the organized large-scale manufacturing in the adoption of these technologies,” Naidu said at an event on Saturday.…

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Parliament gives nod to National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill

The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha by a voice vote. (File image: Reuters) Parliament on Tuesday gave its nod to a Bill which seeks to declare four National Institutes of Design in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam and Haryana as institutions of national importance. Several amendments to the Bill moved by opposition members were defeated by voice vote. The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha by a voice vote. It has already been cleared by…

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