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Indian software services firm Tech Mahindra today announced a new agreement with a British university to collaborate across various sectors, including smart cities. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Tech Mahindra and the University of Salford at a Manchester-India Business Summit in Manchester. Under the MoU, students from the university will be able […]

TCS iON, a unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched ‘Life Long Learning, a series of digital learning products of continuous learning across age groups. Aim is to inculcate a continuous learning mind-set amongst students and professionals by augmenting their knowledge with clear, impactful analytics. TCS iON in association with schools, higher education institutions […]

China has agreed to conduct specific training programmes for domestic healthcare companies to understand their regulatory system, which will promote India’s exports from the sector,. Move assumes significance as it takes years for Indian healthcare companies to obtain regulatory clearances for their products in China. “China has assured us that they would provide a platform […]

Global e-commerce major Amazon is offering a flexible financial support to research students and also a few faculty at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Hyderabad). “About 100 students are supported fully or partially under the programme. Firm gives us the flexibility on how to utilise the proceeds,” PJ Narayanan, Director of IIIT (Hyderabad), told […]

Red Hat, a major global player in open source solutions, is planning to expand its outreach programme to create human resources with skills required for its clients. Red Hat Academy, an arm of Red Hat, runs about 250 academies in various educational institutions in the country. “We have 1,000 such academies across the world. Of […]

MoU signed on Wedne provides for transfer of knowledge and skill by the IIT Madras experts in the areas essential to carry out research, including mathematical, analytical and artificial intelligence. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have joined hands to take up collaborative research on air navigation systems […]

What’s Up Life (WUL), a unit of Redefining Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. has recently been funded by Karan Puri, author of the National Bestseller – Shit Happens and Praveen Puri of Skyline Education Group whose parent company is owned by Kamal Puri of Skyline Group based in UAE. They’ve invested the amount as seed funding and […]

With Barmer refinery and petrochemical complex coming up in Pachpadra, plans are being made to give maximum benefits to the people from this venture by imparting them technical education which will create employment opportunities for them in future. Plans are being made to teach petroleum subject to students in Barmer engineering college which will not […]

Launches blueprint to tap opportunity. Cisco is eyeing an unfolding opportunity in the country’s digital learning market. $2-billion market is expected to grow at 11-12 per cent in the next three years as the education market touches the $140-billion mark by 2020 from the present level of $97 billion. Firm, which is working with over […]

Apple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into USA classrooms. Trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school. Curriculum may include a lower-priced iPad and a variety of services tailored for students […]