Category: Tech Updates

Snake ‘not guilty of killing Cleopatra’

Image captionElizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. The queen’s life and death have become part of popular legend The story that Cleopatra, ancient queen of Egypt, was killed by a snake bite has been rejected as “impossible” by University of Manchester academics. Egyptologists and snake experts have combined to examine the plausibility of the tale of the…

Harvard to soon have Tamil chair

CHENNAI: Harvard University could soon house a department dedicated to Tamil if an initiative taken by two India-born doctors in the US bears fruit. The Ivy League university which has a 100-year-old Sanskrit chair has now shown interest in constituting a Sangam Tamil chair. Harvard University, located at Cambridge in Massachusetts, has demanded a fund…

New panel to review UGC fellowships

NEW DELHI: The Union human resource development ministry has set up a five-member committee to review University Grants Commission (UGC) fellowships. The fellowships include National Eligibility Test (NET) based junior research fellowship and the non-NET ones. The ministry said it is “in the process of reviewing the current research framework, efforts, opportunities, quality and output”…

Entrepreneur Bhogale shares experiences with students

AURANGABAD: Well-known entrepreneur, Ram Bhogale, who is also chairman of Nirlep and AITG Group, shared his career experiences during the 31st `Rare Share’ programme of Aurangabad Management Association (AMA) on Monday, in the Vishwakarma Hall of Deogiri Institute of Management and Engineering. ‘Rare Share’ is a unique initiative by AMA where senior executives, managers share…