Amarinder launches second phase of ‘Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’, 80,000 students get smartphones

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday virtually launched the second phase of the “Punjab Smart Connect Scheme”, marked by the distribution of smartphones to another 80,000 Class-12 students of government schools. The event witnessed simultaneous distribution of phones in 845 schools by various ministers, MLAs and other dignitaries across the […]

A new study uses machine intelligence to hasten brain mapping

Researchers at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University have discovered a new way to use machine intelligence for accelerating brain mapping technique. Published in Scientific Reports, the study shows that researchers used the technique to untangle the human brain’s wiring and to better understand the changes that […]

Congress to hold Chintan Shivir to discuss way ahead: Leaders after key meet

A crucial meeting between Congress president Sonia Gandhi and dissenters along with senior leaders on Saturday decided to hold a ‘Chintan Shivir’ (brainstorming session) to discuss the way forward and steps needed to strengthen the party. Addressing the media after a marathon four-hour-long meeting, senior Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal […]