BRICS S&T News

Business Live, 25 October 2018
“We are putting $4bn into the Brics bank, but what are we getting it for it? Everyone is taking loans, but our take-up leaves a lot to be desired,” he said. Read more...
The New Indian Express, 24 October 2018
The Memorandum will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term, cooperation between the BRICS countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources. Read more...
Bloomberg Quint, 22 October 2018
the profitability of Indian banks is “distinctively weak” compared with those in the association of five major emerging national economies. The rating agency, however, said that the profitability will improve from next fiscal as asset quality stabilises. Read more...
University World News, Africa edition, 19 October 2018
The recent announcement that technical and vocational education and training would get a ZAR2.5 billion (US$176 million) boost to equip them with fourth industrial revolution (4IR) skills. Read more...
Independent Online, 3 October 2018
The BRICS Business Council’s South African chapter has launched the inaugural BRICS 2018 Future Skills Challenge and Expo. The expo drew entrepreneurs and innovators from the BRICS countries to discuss the 4 industrial revolution. Read more...
The Economist, 27 September 2018
The New Development Bank (NDB), which is based in Shanghai, was founded just over three years ago. It has received far less attention than another multilateral lender launched a short time later, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing. Read more...
The South African, 16 September 2018
BRICS Communications and ICT Ministers have agreed to help promote the cooperation of Small, Micro, Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) from BRICS member countries. The ministers further agreed to continue to cooperate on cybersecurity and digital training. Read more...
The Economic Times, 22 June 2018
It was not until Uma Maheswari Vythianathan switched to Tamil in describing the finer points of a Stack -- a computing concept pertaining to data structures -- that she felt the message strike home. Read more...
The Economic Times, 21 June 2018
If you had compared India and China in the late 1980s, there would not have been much difference in their science and technology capabilities. In the early 1990s, China had started moving ahead, but the two countries were not too far apart Read more...
Firstpost, 20 June 2018
India’s newest telescope has started observing the skies. The telescope located at the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) at Hanle in Ladakh is the country’s first robotic telescope and the first one designed to observe dynamic or transient events Read more...
Deccan Herald, 20 June 2018
Come June 21, International Yoga Day will be celebrated with thousands participating in mass sessions of Yogic Asanas. This is a great moment for the Indian ancient art and practice to be recognised world over for its value. Read more...
The Telegraph, 26 April 2018
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here on Wednesday got a financial assistance of Rs 5 crore to set up a Centre of Excellence in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (VARCoE). Read more...
The Wire, 26 April 2018
Indian scientists joined the second global ‘March for Science’ on April 14 this year. However, given the disconnect between the marchers and senior science ministry officials, there are no clear indications of how the government plans to respond formally Read more...
The Asian Age, 26 April 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared with the Indian audience at London’s historic Westminster Hall last week how Prince Charles had travelled to New Delhi to invite him to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and how Queen Elizabeth II had Read more...
Business Standards, 25 April 2018
In a move that can be seen as an attempt to correct the mistakes of the past, top officials of a Russian university say that the country wants to leave the "closed" system of Soviet-era universities behind and embrace increased internationalisation Read more...
Financial Express, 25 April 2018
The three year program, will seek to on board around 100 women entrepreneurs in the energy access domain from across India and provide them with mentoring, corporate connects and get their proof of concepts (POC) off the ground. Read more...
The Hindu, 24 April 2018
India on April 24 said protectionism in all its forms should be rejected and reaffirmed its belief in an economic globalisation which is more open, inclusive and equitable, amidst new trade barriers cropping up across the world, especially in the United S Read more...
The Times of India, 24 April 2018
Until a month ago, the only visitor to Chandar in Velhe taluka was a zilla parishad school teacher who would come to the village every day to guide his lone student. Read more...
DailyO, 24 April 2018
Conflict of interest is not an issue that’s talked about openly in Indian academic and scientific circles. And so, an editorial on the subject in Current Science — a flagship journal of Bengaluru based Indian Academy of Sciences — has raised quite a few e Read more...
India Today, 24 April 2018
A science and technology centre for tribal studies will be set up at Jawaharlal Nehru University where the ancient cures for various ailments will be scientifically evaluated so that they could be used for common purposes. Read more...

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