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IIT Council meeting: Government wants multidisciplinary education, industry-academia links

IIT Council has proposed that there should be rationalisation undertaken in the total number of staff at these institutes. While no number/targets were given, it has been recommended that the IITs reduce the total number of staff at the campuses.

Carlin confirms Chilton’s IndyCar schedule for 2021

This will mark Chilton’s sixth season in the NTT IndyCar Series, and his fourth with the Carlin team after spending the first two years of his IndyCar career with Chip Ganassi Racing.The former Formula 1 driver trimmed his IndyCar schedule in 2019 after fai

Schumacher: No added pressure from father's legacy for F1 debut

After clinching the FIA Formula 2 title in 2020, Ferrari-backed Schumacher is graduating to F1 with Haas in 2021, 30 years after his father's debut in 1991 with Jordan.Michael Schumacher went on to become the most successful driver in history with seven worl

Celtics star Jayson Tatum still not 'back to normal' after battle with COVID-19

Tatum tested positive for the coronavirus on Jan. 9 and missed five games. He returned to the Celtics lineup on Jan. 25 and has had difficulty finding consistency since then.

Hypergiant Star Canis Majoris

This artist's impression of hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris shows the star's vast convection cells and violent ejections.

Hong Kong activists granted bail after prosecutors drop appeal against release

Four members of the group of 47 Hong Kong activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion have been granted bail after prosecutors dropped an appeal against a decision to temporarily release them. Read Full Article at RT.com

Deal with Russia ‘as it is’ says Estonian president, arguing in favor of greater cooperation with shared neighbor on Baltic visit

During a trip to neighboring Latvia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has urged European diplomats to pursue more constructive relationships with Moscow, insisting that doing so need not be at the expense of their ‘values’. Read Full Article at RT.com

German intelligence blocked from spying on right-wing AfD party after designation as ‘suspected’ extremists

The BfV, Germany’s domestic intelligence service, cannot spy on the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party under the authority they have to fight extremism, a court has said in an emergency injunction. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘He’s two years old’: Furious ex-UFC champ Garbrandt ‘kicked off US flight because of facemask issue with young son’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt has posted angry videos to social media claiming he and his two-year-old son were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight because of a facemask issue involving the youngster. Read Full Article at RT.com

Top Tweets: Kyle Rudolph pens farewell to Vikings fans

FOX Sports North compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week.

Top Tweets: J.J. Watt signs with Cardinals, cites himself as source

FOX Sports Wisconsin compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week.

'This is Klan territory': Mississippi school asks students to 'pretend' to be slaves in writing task

I was hoping the end of Black History Month would mean the end to drive-by reinventions of Black history meant to pacify white people, but oh was I wrong. Eighth-graders at a Mississippi middle school were asked to “pretend” like they were slaves “

Josh Hawley was right to worry, because the FBI really is reading his communications with insurgents

America watched the events of the January riot and insurgency occur in real time. They saw Trump supporters pushing down police lines to swarm the Capitol grounds. Then watched as those Trump supporters swarmed up the Capitol steps. Watched them smash throug

Walter Gretzky, father of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, dies at 82

Walter Gretzky played a significant role in Wayne's hockey career. He served as his son's personal coach growing up, helping him focus on anticipating the action and refining his shooting skills. 

MFs trustees haven't done a good job, says former Sebi chief Damodaran

Every mistake that catches the regulator's attention is a mistake that has gone past the trustees, who didn't notice it or noticed but did not do anything about it, he says

London warns Italy export ban on Covid-19 vaccine to Australia 'endangers global efforts to fight virus'

London has warned Brussels that export bans on Covid-19 doses to non-EU countries threaten the global jab rollout, after Italy stopped a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine reaching Australia. Read Full Article at RT.com

France calls up 4,400 officers to enforce 6pm curfew in Paris amid rising Covid-19 infections and compliance concerns

The French authorities have vowed to increase their presence on the streets this weekend as France struggles to enforce a 6pm-6am curfew amid soaring Covid-19 infections across the country and in the capital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Republican senator forces clerks to read Biden’s Covid bill for TEN HOURS, in last-ditch effort to block

Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) has infuriated Democrats by demanding that Senate clerks read each and every page of Joe Biden’s $2 trillion Covid-19 relief bill aloud. To some Dems, bills are better passed with no debate. Read Full Article at RT.com

IT sector sales up 5.2% in Q3: RBI data

The data is drawn from abridged quarterly financial results of 2,692 listed non-government non-financial (NGNF) companies.

WandaVision season finale recap: Marvel show's ending and postcredits scenes explained - CNET

After diving into Wanda's grief, it's time to take on Agatha. Stick around for mid- and post-credit scenes.

Soundpeats says its $28 true wireless earbuds are better than Samsung Galaxy Buds. Are they? - CNET

The company was so confident, it sent me both products to compare -- and offered Cheapskate readers a $22 discount. Here's what happened.

From PS5 to Ford F-150: How a global chip shortage is 'impacting everything' - CNET

Cristiano Amon, incoming CEO of chipmaker Qualcomm, warns in an interview with CNET that the shortage may not end until late 2021.

Report: Dolphins trying to trade Kyle Van Noy before releasing him

Van Noy is set to earn $12.5 million in 2021, which could make it challenging to find a trade partner with a decreased salary cap.

Washington Football Team, Giants could show interest in Allen Robinson?

Robinson has been one of the most consistent wide receivers in the league since joining Chicago in 2018. He has recorded back-to-back 1,000-plus yard seasons, catching 200 passes for 2,397 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Mississippi school assignment asks students to 'pretend' to be slaves and write back home to Africa

I was hoping the end of Black History Month would mean the end to drive-by reinventions of Black history meant to pacify white people, but oh was I wrong. Eighth-graders at a Mississippi middle school were asked to “pretend” like they were slaves “

Democracy on the line: Senate Democrats can't let Trump's Big Lie become a zombie lie

Do either Democratic Sens. Kyrsten Sinema or Joe Manchin want to be remembered as the Strom Thurmond of their time?

The Latest: AP poll: Americans back Biden's virus response

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden has a 60% approval rating of his job performance from Americans and even more backing for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Sup

4 hotels to pay $105K over wildfire price-gouging

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Four Oregon hotels will pay $105,600 in penalties and reimburse at least 100 customers to settle allegations of price gouging during wildfires last year. The fires burned more than 1 million acres and forced thousands of Oregonians from

Williams reveals FW43B with heavily-revised F1 livery

Williams had planned to present its new car via an augmented reality app, only for hackers to force the team to abandon the idea and remove the app from digital platforms.The team issued the first renders of the FW43B on Friday afternoon, revealing a strikin

Misano hosts festival of Ferrari

The famous Italian circuit sees Ferrari Challenge competitors from across the globe do battle on the 4.2km circuit to be crowned the word’s best at the rescheduled 2020 Ferrari Finali Mondiali.The annual Ferrari Challenge world finals was originally schedul

‘Saving my life from this poison’: Russian MMA flop ‘Bazooka arms’ shows horror scars after removing bicep enhancers

Russian MMA wannabe Kirill Tereshin, known as ‘Bazooka Arms’, has undergone a second surgery on his biceps to remove fake muscles which, according to doctors, could have poisoned his body and even killed him. Read Full Article at RT.com

A Flurry of Feathers and Leaves Surround Spirited Birds in Fio Silva’s Vivid Murals

Fio Silva tucks clusters of oversized birds and botanicals into otherwise stark urban spaces, creating striking murals awash in puffs of feathers, petals, and leaves. The Buenos Aires-based artist focuses largely on movement, a thread that runs through both t

World's rarest seals have a secret breeding cave in Cyprus

Scientists have discovered a set of caves in northern Cyprus where endangered monk seals have been breeding in secret.

Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million

This Brady card is believed to be the highest-selling football card ever, blowing past a Patrick Mahomes card that recently sold for $861,000.

Vijay Mallya extradition| UK says legal process has to be followed through, can#39;t shortcut that

Asked about what kind of issue was holding up Mallya#39;s extradition, the British envoy said, #39;There is a process going on. I think it is a legal process and has to be followed through, can#39;t short cut that. That is why you have legal processes.#39;

US adds a strong 379,000 jobs in hopeful sign for economy

The unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent, the Labor Department said Friday in its monthly jobs report.

ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/04/2021

Payloads Exploration Environmental Control and Life Support System: Brine Processor System (BPA): The crew installed the BPA hardware. The Exploration ECLSS: BPA is designed to improve water recycling on the ISS and boosts the efficiency of water recycling fo

Cambodians who flout Covid rules could face 20 YEARS in prison after parliament passes draconian law

New legislation adopted in Cambodia would make violating coronavirus measures a serious offense punishable by up to two decades behind bars. The harsh law has been criticized as a way to crack down on dissent. Read Full Article at RT.com

First super-fast 5G network launched in Russia

Russian telecom operator MTS has announced that some of its customers will be able to access the company’s first 5G network in more than a dozen areas around the Russian capital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sebi makes voting on resolutions floated by invested firms a must for MFs

Starting April 2021, MFs will have to vote on key resolutions such as M&A, corporate revamp, and stock option plans
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