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ICAI embraces AI technology, launches GPT for CAs

As it celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of its inception, the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India has decided to embrace Artificial Intelligence and Generative AI to tap the benefits of the technology that gives human-like answers. After testing the Beta version, the institute launched the CAGPT, a fenced GPT (which is not connected to external […]

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Ahmedabad University announces Bagchi School of Public Health with ₹55 crore grant

The Bagchi School of Public Health, named after philanthropists Susmita and Subroto Bagchi, was announced at Ahmedabad University on Tuesday. Established in 2023, the School is now named in honour of the philanthropists and aims to revolutionise public health education and research in India, as stated in an official release here. The Bagchi couple’s transformative […]

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‘Ivy Leagues seek well-rounded students who excel in many domains’

In recent years, the trend of Indian youth migrating abroad for higher education has witnessed a significant surge. This phenomenon has been on a steep upward trajectory, with over 7.65 lakh students moving abroad for studies in 2022 alone. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the numbers were already high, with student migration surpassing 500,000 in […]

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‘Rajaram – DCM Shriram Scholarship’ launched at DialogueNEXT conference

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) unveiled the bust of Dr Sanjaya Rajaram — one of world’s most influential wheat breeders and World Food Prize Laureate — at the DialogueNEXT conference in Mexico. This conference, which was held on July 10-11, featured the launch of the ‘Rajaram-DCM Shriram Scholarship’ aimed at fostering the […]

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IIT Madras unveils plans to transform India into a global chess powerhouse

In an ambitious stride to boost India’s chess prowess, the IIT Madras Center of Excellence in Sports Science and Analytics (CESSA) has unveiled a comprehensive plan aimed at positioning India as a global chess powerhouse. At the heart of this initiative lies a suite of technology-driven tools designed to enhance every facet of the game. […]

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Harness information for progress of country, CSIR DG tells IIIT-H graduates

IT-trained graduates must harness information and data for the progress of the nation, according to N Kalaiselvi, Director General, CSIR & Secretary, DSIR. Addressing the graduating students of International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) at its 23rd convocation here on Saturday, she said, “In today’s world, everything is information and everything is data. The IT-trained experts […]

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NEET-UG 2024 counselling to start in July

The Centre said counselling for the controversy-hit NEET-UG 2024 will be conducted in four rounds from the third week of July even as the Supreme Court deferred the hearing of the case on Thursday to July 18. A three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud accepted the request of lawyers to adjourn […]

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Telangana CM Revanth Reddy announces proposal to establish Skill University

Telangana Chief Minister, A Revanth Reddy, has announced that the State will have a Skill University. The Chief Minister asked the officials and industry bigwigs to come up with proposals for the establishment of the University one or two days before the start of the Budget Session of the State Assembly, which is by this […]

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NEET-UG 2024: Fate of 23 lakh students to take ‘Re-test’: Supreme court

The Supreme Court on Monday said the cancellation of the undergraduate National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2024 in its entirety is an “extreme last resort” as it affects over 23 lakh students. However, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud concluded that the fact that questions were leaked and the sanctity of the exam was compromised was […]

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ICAI can proceed against entire CA firm for professional misconduct: Delhi High Court

In a landmark ruling, the Delhi High Court has empowered the CA Institute’s Disciplinary Committee (DC) to take action against an entire CA firm even when no single individual can be held responsible for the allegations in a complaint. Dismissing a batch of 10 writ petitions filed by partners from firms including BSR and Associates […]

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