As kids return to school, Indian edtech faces challenges ahead

Recently, Indian edtech company Byju's added more to the woes of the Indian edtech sector by announcing it was laying off hundreds of staff. It's been taken as another sign that while edtech -- education transformed through technology -- has been a star startup sector in India, soaring during the pandemic, it is now facing existential questions about how it will ply its trade in the years ahead.
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Yamaha India Introduces Matte Black Colorway For YZF-R15S

In Asia, small-displacement sportbikes are a favorite for both commuters and enthusiasts alike. For starters, their sporty styling similar to that of their bigger siblings allows us mere mortals to play pretend MotoGP racer without the added cost and risk of a super powerful machine. Additionally, small sportbikes make for zippy commuters, turning the drudgery of the daily commute into an exhilarating ride.
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India agency blocks 119 accounts linked to China's Vivo

NEW DELHI, July 7 (Reuters) - India's financial crime agency said on Thursday it has blocked 119 bank accounts linked to Vivo's India business which were holding 4.65 billion rupees ($58.76 million), as part of a probe into alleged money laundering by the Chinese smartphone maker.
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Day Before Key Meeting With China On 'Border Situation,' India's PM Modi Greets Dalai Lama 'Happy Birthday'

India may have ruffled some feathers in neighboring China on Wednesday ahead of a key meeting between the two countries' top representatives. What Happened: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is quite active on Twitter, posted that he called up the Dalai Lama, to convey his wishes on the spiritual leader's 87th birth anniversary. "We pray for his long life and good health," Modi added in the tweet.

Utah American Indian Women: USU UWLP Reports on Status and Experiences

Information that increases understanding of the status, conditions and experiences of all social and identity groups is crucial in helping Utah local and state decision makers address current needs. The Utah State University Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) created a series of research reports on Utah women and girls...

Dispirited Indian professor returns two years of salary over students never showing up for classes

A dispirited Indian college professor returned two years’ worth of salary since no students turned up for his classes.The local Indian media reported that Lallan Kumar, an assistant professor of Hindi language at the Nitishwar college in Muzaffarpur in the north Indian state of Bihar said “there’s no one to teach, so what’s the salary for?”Professor Kumar is heartbroken that no students have turned up for his classes and now fears “academic death” unless he is placed in a different college in the state.Reports said that Mr Kumar returned salary worth Rs 23,80,000 (£25,108) to the college. But neither have...

ODNR to Test Herbicide Treatment to Combat Indian Lake Vegetation

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is taking new steps to combat the unprecedented aquatic vegetation growth at Indian Lake. This week, in collaboration with AquaDoc, ODNR will begin a trial application of ProcellaCOR EC, a selective systemic herbicide. While ODNR harvesters have been making headway, ProcellaCOR EC has...