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Twitter Launches New Campaign to Empower Women

Taking cue from a study showcasing a prevailing male dominance over both online and offline space, social networking site Twitter recently launched #Positionofstrength campaign to empower women to raise voices against any form of discrimination. The movement, which has been already been launched in Australia and Ireland, seeks to bridge the gender equality gap online in India and “inspire the ... Read More »

2016 ICC World Twenty20: Twitter Unveils Trump Cards, New Emojis, and More

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and social networking site Twitter are all set to introduce a range of new interactive experiences for the ICC World Twenty20 in India. Twitter Trump Cards (#WorldT20Heroes), #AskCaptain and some new Twitter emojis are part of the new initiatives, ICC has innovated with Twitter for cricket fans to get a Trump Card of their favourite ... Read More »

Is the new generation in India better educated?

Photo: Hindustan Times All of us love stories of the son or daughter of an uneducated daily wage labourer or farmer cracking civil service or Indian Institute of Technology entrance exams. The real question, however, is whether such success stories, constituting inter-generational upward mobility in education, are becoming more common or do they constitute pleasant aberrations? Recent economic research suggests ... Read More »

7 New Tech Gadgets That Are Completely Useless

Apple Watches | Spencer Platt/Getty Images In a world where it seems like everything’s been done, it’s hard to come up with something new. This is not to say that we haven’t been impressed with some gadgets we’ve seen as of late, in fact we recently published a list of our favorite gadgets from 2015. That said, there’s been quite a few ... Read More »

New education law aims to reduce Indiana teacher shortage through scholarships

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (April 7, 2016) — Governor Mike Pence and top state officials are now looking to the next generation of students to fill Indiana’s classrooms. Thursday, the governor signed the New Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship bill into law in the Plainfield High School Auditorium. He was joined on stage by more than a dozen Plainfield seniors planning to major in ... Read More »

New York Education Dept. Is Sued Over Violence in Schools

The mother of a New York City public school student, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit, spoke about her son’s mistreatment outside the Education Department’s headquarters on Thursday.CreditDave Sanders for The New York Times A group of public school families and a pro-charter advocacy group filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court this week alleging that the atmosphere at New ... Read More »