Entrepreneurship summit at IIT-Madras from 5-14 March

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ (IIT-M) Entrepreneurship Cell will be hosting the annual ‘Entrepreneurship Summit,’ aimed at driving innovation through engineering challenges, from 5 to 14 March. Continue Reading

AICTE direction to engineering colleges on student entrepreneurs

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed engineering colleges and technical institutions to allow student entrepreneurs to sit for examination even if their attendance is short. Continue Reading

India, US can contribute to building more peaceful, stable world: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left on a week-long visit to the United States yesterday, expressed confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader. Continue Reading

Life on Mars possible, says school student

At a time when India tried reaching moon’s southern pole as part of Chandrayaan 2 project, Prem Sumanth, a ninth standard student from St Bede’s Academy Senior Secondary School and a resident of Mandaveli won the second place in Voice 2019, a national-level concept based essay writing competition, conducted by Department of Science, Government of India, writing about the possibilities of human settlement in Mars. Continue Reading

Downsides of Start-ups

There is much buzz around the Central Government’s ‘StartUp India’ initiative aimed at promoting tech driven innovation. All the Union Ministers at a conference I attended recently saw start-ups as harbingers of the Digital Revolution round the corner and the resultant e-commerce cascade set to inundate the nation. All very lofty and laudable indeed. Continue Reading