Madras University semester exams will be held online

The University of Madras has decided to hold the semester exams, which may begin on December 21, in the online mode to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The exam duration is likely to be three hours. A decision to this effect was taken at the Syndicate meeting on Friday.

Million-dollar online gambling ring cracked, 11 arrested

35-year-old Bui Manh Tri, the ring’s kingpin, cooperated with dealers outside of Vietnam to set up millions of U.S. dollars’ worth of soccer betting and online gambling accounts, Da Nang police said Tuesday.

An insider’s guide to Bangalore: the chilled out Silicon Valley of India

Sound of the city Apart from the central business districts and the roads that lead up to them, Bangalore’s neighbourhoods are mostly quiet, especially the older parts. You will still find street vendors with carts ambling along in the mornings and evenings selling fresh fruit and vegetables. Then there are rubbish collectors – those that […]

Lewis Capaldi wins the Best UK Award at this year’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards as Biffy Clyro and Texas are among other winners

‘And to our audience who joined in from their own homes tonight and so generously donated to Nordoff Robbins – your ongoing support ensures we can provide music therapy to those who need it most, particularly in these trying times when more people than ever are facing social isolation. Congratulations to all our winners!’

MIT demonstrates 3D printer capable of selectively applying gloss

They designed a printer with large nozzles and the ability to deposit varnish droplets of varying sizes. The varnish is stored in the printer’s pressurized reservoir, and a needle valve opens and closes to release varnish droplets onto the printing surface. A variety of droplet sizes is achieved by controlling factors like the reservoir pressure […]

Sania teaches little Izhaan about traffic lights

With all this information about signal lights for Izhaan, we wonder if the tot will trade his mom’s racquet and his dad cricketer Shoaib Malik’s bat for a racing car and the F1 circuit.

AIFF extend coach Koevermans’s contract

“Clubs need to release players for National Camps for longer periods. We all need to realise that the National Team’s success is the only way for football to grow in India. If today India qualify for the World Cup, you can imagine the amount of sponsorship the clubs and AIFF will get,” Bhutia maintained.

Top AI ethics researcher says Google fired her; company denies it

More than 150 employees expressed support for Gebru, demanding Google strengthen its commitment to academic freedom and explain why it chose to “censor” her paper, according to a petition posted online. Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund, wrote on Twitter that Gebru’s firing was “absolutely infuriating” and “a disaster.”

Google Search driving 4bn customer-business connections a month

New Delhi: Google has revealed that Search results that show local places and businesses now drive more than 4 billion connections between customers and businesses every month.According to the company, this includes more than 2 billion monthly website clicks and other connections, such as phone calls, directions, food ordering and reservations.Not only Google Search, its […]

View: Broadband is bridging the digital access divide between large enterprises and SMEs

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector has emerged as a critical sector of the Indian economy, contributing significantly to employment generation, innovation, exports, and inclusive growth of the economy. The MSME sector is one of the key growth engines of the economy.The significance of the MSMEs sector can be noted from the fact […]