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Man’s ‘Jugalbandi’ With His Melodious Dog Has Struck a Chord With the Internet
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Man’s ‘Jugalbandi’ With His Melodious Dog Has Struck a Chord With the Internet

Video posted by Rohit Nair on Facebook. The video has been going viral ever since it was shared online. Rohit Nair, who happens to be a comedian and writer, and his dog Zoe are seen singing what they call as 'Raag bhaokaar'. Trending Desk Last Updated: August 1, 2020, 2:14 PM IST It does not happen every day that you come across videos wherein a dog and a human are seen humming the same tunes. In a video that will blow your mind away, a man can be seen rehearsing some classical tunes and his dog can be heard matching the same too.The video has been going viral ever since it was share...
INIFD – A name for those creative folks who believe, ‘Change is the only Constant’!  – Times of India
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INIFD – A name for those creative folks who believe, ‘Change is the only Constant’! – Times of India

The design industry in India is growing at an overwhelming rate of 23 to 25 percent annually. In the recent years, India has undergone some significant lifestyle changes. Indians now crave for tastefully designed, comfortable homes, just like their fashion sense. With India coming close to world, the global trends have found their way in the Indian hearts, be it fashion or lifestyle! If you have a flair for design and passion for fashion, this is the opportunity you must grab! INIFD chief director Mr Surjeetsingh Manchanda at 'India day' - London Fashion Week with Indian High Commissioner Mrs Ruchi Ghanshyam TODAY DESIGN FIELD PROVIDES HIGHEST PAID JOBS Explore the world of design and begin to understand the background and knowledge needed to develop a career in this exciting f...
NITIE Logistics Eves series on Supply Chain Resilience – Times of India
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NITIE Logistics Eves series on Supply Chain Resilience – Times of India

The COVID 19 has caused unprecedented havoc in the world and disrupted lives, livelihood, business, enterprise, and economy. The disruption to the supply chain and the inadequate response of the industry has been the cause of concern across the globe. National Institute of Industrial Engineering is proud to present Prof. David Simchi-Levi, Professor of Engineering Systems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Head of the MIT Data Science Lab, to share his insights on supply chain resilience on August 1st, 2020 at 6.30 pm. This lecture titled “Supply Chain Resilience and Need for Stress Tests” is part of NITIE Logistics Eves Series Season 1. Prof. David Simchi-Levi is well known for his significant contribution to areas of supply chain and business analytics. It's indeed a once...
Research and Innovations with Societal Connect: Manipal University Jaipur – Times of India
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Research and Innovations with Societal Connect: Manipal University Jaipur – Times of India

Universities are always known as knowledge creators rather than simple knowledge disseminators. This is more so relevant in contemporary times because almost all knowledge gathered by human being is digitally available and so the knowledge dissemination job of universities is fast being taken up by digital media. This leaves option with universities to create more knowledge, do more research, reveal more of nature mystery, innovate for societal benefit, sustain environment, and better human lives. In this context, Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ), the first state private university to receive A+ Grade by NAAC with a score of 3.28, is committed to nurture talent and strengthen academics along with research by adopting unique and innovative practices to continue to redefine academic ex...
The ICSE batch of N. L. Dalmia has a dazzling average of 91.87%  – Times of India
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The ICSE batch of N. L. Dalmia has a dazzling average of 91.87% – Times of India

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. The diligent hard work and firm determination of every student has borne sweet fruits. While the students, along with their parents rejoice, the school has already begun to gear up to meet the coming academic year! The entire N.L.Dalmia fraternity takes pride in its finest hour of success and showcases a farsighted vision at all times. Today the school has become a focal point in the network of prestigious schools from all across the state and country. It stands tall with its virtue of brilliance and magnanimous contribution in producing bright outstanding students. Mahi Sachdeva-99.4% (ICSE topper) The marvelous accomplishment of ICSE and ISC 2020 results elevated the school to...
Kido Schools foray into home-based education for pre-schoolers with the launch of Kido Home – Times of India
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Kido Schools foray into home-based education for pre-schoolers with the launch of Kido Home – Times of India

Global pre-school chain Kido Schools (operating the Safari Kid International preschools in India) recently announced the launch of their online learning initiative called Kido Home for home-based learning for 2 to 6 years old. The international program will be taught by native teachers from across the world, customised to every child and delivered to their homes. With centres across London, Houston, Austin, Dubai, Hong Kong, Mumbai and other cities in India, Kido Schools have become a preferred education partner for imparting high-quality early education for the premium parenting community. Kido Home is aimed towards reaching parents across India that are involved in their children’s learning journey and want the highest order of early education being imparted to their young ones. Fo...
IIIT-Hyderabad study finds VR dating to increase chances of real life romantic relationships – Times of India
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IIIT-Hyderabad study finds VR dating to increase chances of real life romantic relationships – Times of India

HYDERABAD: A study by researchers of International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad found virtual reality (VR) dating to have increased the chances of real life romantic relationships. According to a press release issued by the IIIT-H, 15 couples of heterosexual university students between the ages of 18 and 23 were selected for the study. “In the first phase of the experiment, we manually emulated the matchmaking process of online dating apps like Tinder by sending out preference forms to both male and female participants,” said Tejaswini Yeleswarapu, the first author of the study. For the first three days, the couples interacted only over the hugely popular chat-based app Tinder. On the fourth day, they were made to interact over a customized platform RecRoom, a VR ga...
It’s Time for New Age MBA 2.0 – Times of India
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It’s Time for New Age MBA 2.0 – Times of India

An MBA degree is, without a doubt, the most sought after degree for professionals looking to move up the career ladder. As per Economic Times, “Employer demand for recent business school graduates, notably those skilled in data analytics, continues to increase. Students of any undergraduate background would do well to consider taking a graduate management degree because of the contributions it can make to their career aspirations.” However, not everyone is able to pursue this cherished dream due to constraints of time and money. With the deep pervasion of technology in the education sector, online courses, including MBA, have become quite popular. Online courses offer the benefit of accessing high-quality course curriculum in a self-paced learning format while costing just a fraction...
Humans Stayed at America’s ‘Oldest Hotel,’ a Mexican Cave Over 30,000 Years Ago
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Humans Stayed at America’s ‘Oldest Hotel,’ a Mexican Cave Over 30,000 Years Ago

Tools excavated from a cave in central Mexico are strong evidence that humans were living in North America at least 30,000 years ago, some 15,000 years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday. Artefacts, including 1,900 stone tools, showed human occupation of the high-altitude Chiquihuite Cave over a roughly 20,000 year period, they reported in two studies, published in Nature. "Our results provide new evidence for the antiquity of humans in the Americas," Ciprian Ardelean, an archeologist at the Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas and lead author of one of the studies, told AFP. "There are only a few artefacts and a couple of dates from that range," he said, referring radiocarbon dating results putting the oldest samples at 33,000 to 31,000 years ago. "...
Contribution of Parul University in fighting back Covid-19 – Times of India
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Contribution of Parul University in fighting back Covid-19 – Times of India

Ensuring the continuation of the learning and teaching process has been one of the greatest challenges presented by COVID-19 which has affected a significant number of academic higher educational institutions. However, this Vadodara city-based University has managed to keep the wheels of education spinning by providing effective social, economic and digital systems to support the students, staff and the society throughout this pandemic period. Online Examinations for 28 000 Across Different States and Countries with prompt declaration of results for commencing the new academic year. Parul University availed the services of the World Assessment Council’s globally renowned examination platform, to provide an efficient, effective and credible system of student evaluation and ensure t...