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IIIT-Hyderabad’s Project Angel to Fight Cyber Toxicity

A group of researchers from the International Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIIT-H) are building a natural language processing (NLP) tool to help adolescent girls combat online social biases or toxicity in the form of body-shaming, sexual harassment. Project Angel The IIIT-Hyderabad began Project Angel after the group, through interviews and surveys, found incidences of depression among 25-30% ..


Odisha sets up task force to prevent Child Marriages

A task force has been set-up in the Koraput district of Odisha to check the practice of child marriage, common among the tribal communities in the region. Task-Force for Preventing Child Marriages The task force comprises of officials from 21 departments, including health, education, social welfare and police. The education department has been tasked to ..


National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails” organized by BPR&D

The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) has recently organized the National Conference on “Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails : Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection”  in New Delhi. The aim of the 2-day Conference is to provide a platform for the prison personnel of all ranks at the national ..


Finance Ministry Clears Niti Aayog’s Proposal on AI

The Union Government is soon expected to launch a national policy on artificial intelligence (AI). Features of the Proposed Policy The government will launch a National AI programme under which a task force would be constituted under Principal Scientific Advisor K Vijay Raghavan to identify projects and initiatives in which to implement the AI technology. Establishing a ..


2019 theme of International Literacy Day (ILD)

The International Literacy Day (ILD) is celebrated every year on 8th of September  to raise awareness and remind people of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights. The 2019 theme is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’.


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