Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicEdtech

Topic: edtech

Xi is strangling China’s booming online tuition business. National security is one reason

Curbs on online-tutoring firms include greater scrutiny and disallowing foreign investment. The goal is to produce students who are “red and experts”.

Boon for locked down kids or ‘marketing hype’? Decoding WhiteHat Jr’s legal brawls with critics

Edtech startup WhiteHat Jr.'s advertising practices and curriculum have been questioned by its critics. It has now taken two of its most vocal critics to the court.

UPSC, JEE-NEET, robotics — you can study for almost everything online in India now

Edtech in India gets a boost under Covid as old and new platforms claim massive user, revenue spurt. Report claims users doubled to 9 crore from 4.5 crore between 2019 and 2020.

These are the markets of tomorrow — hyperloops, edtech, e-vehicles and reskilling

Covid-19 has disrupted economies, highlighting how technological & socio-institutional innovation is now needed for the creation of new products and assets.

Unacademy, Byju’s help clear your doubts, but have few answers on data privacy

The breach at Unacademy has brought to fore the data privacy concerns associated with edtech platforms that are witnessing huge traffic in Covid times.

On Camera

YourTurn

US Special Forces and NATO troops in Afghanistan | Representational image | Commons

US interests in Af-Pak now just ‘transactional’. People can fight their own battles

US drone attack that killed al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri shows America can still challenge the Taliban and remain a player in the Af-Pak security discourse.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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