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Reportedly, China's novel drug can treat and prevent COVID-19 infection

19 May 2020

Reportedly, China's novel drug can treat and prevent COVID-19 infection

A team of scientists hailing from China claims to have developed a novel drug that can treat as well as prevent COVID-19 infection.

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

16 Jan 2019

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

25 Oct 2018

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

15 Oct 2018

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

Chinese experts have blamed the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hairspray, perfume and air refreshers for the recurring air pollution in China as the dreaded smog returned to haunt the capital city of Beijing today.

China plans to build university for nuclear power research

12 Jun 2018

China plans to build university for nuclear power research

China is planning to build a university dedicated to nuclear power research to meet the severe shortage of qualified people at its rapidly expanding atomic energy facilities at home and abroad.

IIT-Bombay, IISc-Bangalore among the top-10 institutions in BRICS University Rankings

23 Nov 2017

IIT-Bombay, IISc-Bangalore among the top-10 institutions in BRICS University Rankings

In a first, the prestigious IIT-Bombay has bagged the 9th position in the list of top 10 universities in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).

Robot journalist makes debut in China

19 Jan 2017

Robot journalist makes debut in China

On Wednesday, a robot journalist made its debut in China's daily newspaper; it wrote a 300 characters article in one second.

Study predicts loss of 5 million jobs

05 Sep 2016

Study predicts loss of 5 million jobs

A World Economic Forum study called 'Future of Jobs' has predicted that around 5 million people will lose their jobs by 2020.