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Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

HIGHLIGHTS Saudi Arabia recently granted citizenship to a robot It is more of a “symbolic gesture” meant to draw the attention, he said “But actually machines created many more jobs than they eliminated” As Saudi Arabia’s decision to grant citizenship to a robot makes international headlines, a top official of the Indian IT industry body [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

A genetic change associated with shorter stature and increased risk of arthritis might have helped our ancestors survive the Ice Age, a study has showed. The findings showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling. [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

The Punjab and Haryana high court has held that a student should be 17 years old to take the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. The high court bench of justice RK Jain, while dismissing the plea of a Jind resident, Ranbir Singh Malik, said that a candidate taking the exam without [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again

As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again

The cinema was a 20th century phenomenon, the place where millions flocked to laugh, weep and tremble – but now it’s back. Long before TV, local movie houses brought entertainment that ordinary ­people could afford to every high street. They also offered newreel reports of wars, disasters and celebrities. And ­romance blossomed on many a [...]

February 6, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again

Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

Older people should consider working until their 70s for the good of their health, the chief medical officer will pronounce today in new advice to today’s baby boomers. Prof Dame Sally Davies will tell those aged 50 to 70 that they are better off staying in work, or else taking up new hobbies to keep physically [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

The fight to get accepted into college – particularly a top-notch college – is fierce, to say the least. In the U.S., after-school shops like Sylvan, Kaplan and The Princeton Review capitalize on families’ desires for their children to succeed, offering prep programs for Advanced Placement tests, SATs and then some. But helicopter parents around the [...]

November 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

AP PHOTOS: College libraries reinvented for digital age

AP PHOTOS: College libraries reinvented for digital age

Hundreds of schools, from Ivy League universities to community colleges, have remade their libraries as colorful hubs of college life. Gone are bound journals, miles of musty books and rules governing proper behavior. In are on-site cafes, group study areas where talking is encouraged, 24-hour access and sofas designed for dozing. The welcoming touches reflect [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on AP PHOTOS: College libraries reinvented for digital age

Retirement housing that is not just an ‘old age home’

Retirement housing that is not just an ‘old age home’

It wasn’t quite Wembley Arena and his guitar was off at times, but Raghav Prabhu finally lived his dream before an appreciative audience of 50-odd neighbours at their senior housing campus last month. Now he’s thinking of starting a band. Growing up in the 1960s, Prabhu, a Beatles fan, deepfroze his passion for music to [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Retirement housing that is not just an ‘old age home’