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Microsoft Education Days opens a dialogue on the digital transformation of education in India

Brings together 8000+ educators, school leaders, students and Microsoft partners to discuss the future of education and share best practices in remote and hybrid learning Ahmedabad Committed to empowering students with future-ready skills, Microsoft opened a dialogue on the role of technology to transform education, improve learning outcomes and better prepare students for the new world of work at the third edition of Microsoft Education Days. More than 8,000 educators, school leaders, policy makers and students across the country…

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Cigniti signs up as a Medecision Liberation Strategic Partner

Ahmedabad Cigniti Technologies, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, is now a Liberation Strategic Partner with Medecision, an integrated health management company supporting virtual care and digital health for more than 50 million healthcare consumers. Through Medecision’s partnership program, Cigniti is able to showcase their brand among many of the most respected leaders and enterprises in healthcare today. Speaking on this occasion, Pradeep Govindasamy, President and CTO of Cigniti, asserted, “We are excited to…

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PayPal’s Xoom adds UPI payments enabling NRIs and PIOs to remit money to India in real time

Innovative UPI integration to help with increased convenience and grow international remittances into India Ahmedabad Xoom, PayPal’s international digital money transfer service announced its integration with NPIL’s/NPCI’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI), a real-time payment system facilitating inter-bank transactions. Non-Residential Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) living in the United States (US), Canada and Europe can now remit money to their family and friends in India. Using UPI to send money to India via Xoom is easier as…

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INSPIRE Faculty fellow’s engineering to produce heat-tolerant wheat varieties resulting in improved grain yield

Ahmedabad We may soon have a wheat variety that does not lose its productivity under heat stress. Heat stress causes a dramatic reduction in yield and quality loss of wheat, the food crop that nurtures more than one-third of the world population. In order to address this challenge, Dr. Vijay Gahlaut, an Inspire Faculty Fellow of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is exploring the epigenetic route to modify gene expression in a manner that is stably transmitted…

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Rolls-Royce Runs First Engine On World’s Largest And Smartest Aerospace Testbed

Ahmedabad Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the first engine run on its state-of-the-art Testbed 80, which will be the largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed in the world when it is officially opened in the coming months. With an internal area of 7,500m2, making it larger than a Premiership football pitch, the testbed conducted its first run on a Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine at the test facility in Derby, UK. This is a major milestone in the project which has…

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